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Why should I hire from Refrens?

Refrens will provide you people with deep expertise in their field. We will provide you people who have done similar work as yours in past. Our escrow based payment protection system ensures your payment is safe and secure.

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We do our screening and ensure we share reliable & verified profiles- but incase if you have any apprehensions related to an expert we have an escrow system in place to safeguard the interests of both parties.

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Not necessarily. You can choose to pay directly as well. In case you have any apprehensions, the Escrow system can be used to safeguard.

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Is the budget mandatory to be shared with you?

No, it is not mandatory. You can submit a requirement without the budget as well. However, with a budget, the requirement becomes more clear and we know about your expectations in more detail.

Best Freelance PHP Developers for Hire

Who are freelance PHP developers?

A PHP developer is someone who is responsible for writing server-side web application logic or code that allows websites to communicate with the backend servers. PHP developers usually develop backend components which usually known as freelance back end developers for PHP, and a few examples of famous websites built on PHP are WordPress website builder which is developed by Wordpress developers, Tumblr, and Etsy.

It's safe to say that PHP is immensely popular, and as per stats, 78.9% of all websites are powered by PHP, which equates to about 8 out of 10 websites powered by PHP!

What do freelance PHP developers make?

PHP(Hypertext preprocessor) developers are in demand due to the huge chunk of market share by PHP! An Expert PHP Developer is someone who specializes in writing web applications or software using the dynamic scripting language - PHP.

Sometimes professional PHP developers are also referred to as hire Software Developers or hire web developers. But their knowledge of PHP is what helps them develop software applications or websites.

Frameworks Every Freelance PHP Developers Must Know

A PHP Framework is a set of written codes that can be used to accelerate the process of creating websites and software without having to rewrite the entire code from scratch. PHP developers use multiple frameworks to catalyze the process of creation, and some of them are Laravel, CakePHP, CodeIgniter, Phalcon, PHPixie, and Slim Framework.

Before hiring a PHP Developer, it's good to check for the frameworks that will be used.

Must have Skills in Every Expert PHP Developing Freelancer

Well, the skills of a professional PHP developer are very similar to that of a web-developer or a software engineer, but the most critical of the skills are as follows

  1. Working knowledge of PHP and its related frameworks like PHPCake, etc.

  2. Functional knowledge of HTML, CSS, JavaScript, and some associated frameworks to develop web software's which will saves you the cost of front-end developers.

  3. The knowledge of jQuery and AJAX can come in handy since many old web-applications still use jQuery and AJAX.

  4. The knowledge to use APIs and connect them with web apps and servers as and when needed.

  5. Critical thinking skills - Difficult to measure, but comes with experience.

  6. Communication skills - If a developer cannot communicate with you, it isn't straightforward to run projects.

  7. Problem Solving - The ability to solve problems is essential in writing functional code.

Freelance PHP Developer Roles and Responsibilities

A freelance PHP developer wears many hats and can perform a lot of tasks similar to full stack developers, some of them are mentioned as follows -

  1. Create, and deploy websites, web-apps, and software that are based on PHP.

  2. Write or and modify HTML, and CSS to write or improve front-end.

  3. Setup domains, and servers for a website.

  4. Set up web architectures, and architectures for software.

  5. Freelance PHP developers can also consult for PHP Frameworks.

  6. PHP Developers can consult for the development of Web applications, software before one can start executing.

  7. Setting up APIs that allow the software to communicate with servers and other applications.

  8. Scale current software, and apps that are built on PHP.

What is the cost of Hiring a Freelance PHP Expert?

The cost of hiring a PHP Expert freelancer will depend on -

  1. Scope of work - What is the scope of work that you are hiring experts for? Are you looking to build your website or software from zero, or are you looking to get some changes or modifications made in the website's current state? The scope of work defines the costs of the freelance PHP Expert?

  2. Experience/ Expertise - People with more experience and projects are likely to charge higher than their counterparts who may not have that much experience. One of the best ways to check for a Freelancer's experience is through their portfolio.

  3. Time - Projects with longer work of scope require longer; hence the developer is likely to charge more, and it's fair to say that the cost of development of a website is proportional to the time taken. One may hire a PHP developer to modify their Shopify theme or coordinate with the Shopify developer to modify PHP code.

  4. The scale at which the work has to be done - If the website requirements run into multiple pages, and layers of work, then the scale of work would involve numerous developers, and in such cases, it's essential to define the scope and scale of work.

How can I hire the best Freelance PHP developers?

To hire a PHP developer, you -

  1. Post your requirement on Refrens.

  2. Our business experts will call you to understand your needs.

  3. Your requirements will be shared with the PHP Experts who match your requirements.

  4. The PHP freelance Expert will hire you and based on your discussions the work can start.

  5. Refrens has the best freelance PHP Experts in India, and it's super easy to hire a PHP developer from Refrens.

Hire Top Freelance PHP Developer Now

At Refrens, we have the Top freelance PHP Developers available for you in your budget and who have worked in a similar industry in the past. Be it be new website development or maintaining an existing one, you will get a host of options to choose from. At the same time, our developers will not only be skilled in PHP but in a host of other skills like Drupal, Magento, etc.

Simply post your PHP Development requirement on the form above and we will be happy to line up the most suitable PHP developers for you for the brief you gave us , right away.

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