PHP (recursive abbreviation for PHP: Hypertext Preprocessor) is a popular open-source general-purpose scripting language that is ideal for web development and can be embedded in HTML. PHP is often used by PHP programmers to construct programs for servers, produce scripts, create functional applications, and set up different kinds of databases thanks to its efficiency with fewer mistakes reported and ability to operate in a wide range of operating systems. Facebook, Lyft, Viber, and Hootsuite are some well-known firms that leverage PHP as their backend.


PHP programmers

With an average experience of 7 years and above, Sunbytes medior and senior PHP back end programmers are professionals with deep knowledge about PHP frameworks such as Laravel, CodeIgniter, Symfony.  All of our PHP developers are thoroughly vetted for your projects by our CTO & Tech Lead, and selected through a rigorous process to ensure that they fit your team culture.

7+ years experience


Onboard immediately


Advanced PHP back end skills

Meet our available PHP back end programmers

All dedicated back end PHP developers at Sunbytes must pass through multiple projects before being appointed as dedicated developers to our clients. This process ensures that you hire PHP programmers.

Skillful PHP Programmer

Sunbytes is lucky to have Luke onboard. Delivering 35+ PHP back end development projects, Luke satisfies our clients with his dedication, initiatives, and customer-success orientation.

Luke is excited to join your team now!

Dan - WordPress Developer


PHP Back End Expert

13 years of experience in complex back-end development to large companies and institutions distinguishes Tago from other back end developers from Sunbytes. Tago is the key element to help our clients succeed.

Tago loves to join your team today!



What can a Sunbytes PHP developer do for you?

Based on the requirements of your projects, PHP programmers from Sunbytes are able to take on any or all of the following duties in the development process.


Create innovative PHP systems

Our PHP programmers will collaborate with front-end developers of your team to create unique and user-friendly PHP applications. Having specialist expertise working on various projects, our PHP developers will provide numerous ideas so that your team will fulfill your expectations at the highest level and assure the functionality, performance, security maintainability, and scalability of your application.


Build API mechanisms & micro services 

APIs, an abbreviation for Application Programming Interfaces, are techniques and protocols that allow libraries and applications to communicate with one another. APIs are deployed to build the bridges by which data may be sent across apps. APIs are important for microservice technologies which become a trend in the industry to solve the complexity of complicated systems.

Application architecture consulting service

If you are looking for a consultant or auditor for your website/application architecture, you have come to the right place. Our PHP coders will provide you with top-notch consultancy based on their hands-on experience, a strong command of PHP programming, and extensive knowledge of front-end development. Our PHP experts can also collaborate with your DevOps to produce highly scalable services architecture, as well as an observability system for monitoring the infrastructure and services.

Debug & troubleshoot issues across browsers

Our PHP backend developers will actively help you manage and ensure that your websites and applications run smoothly without any technical issues, especially when it comes to technical SEO aspects such as crawling speed, indexation. These components, though less important than content SEO, may still deteriorate your website ranking. Sufficient knowledge about SEO from our PHP developers will help you avoid these types of issues.


Construct a secure database for your application

A database is essential in any application or website because it stores critical information such as products details & customer information. Sunbytes SQL developers are confident in helping your websites and applications with various types of databases.  Our SQL server developers have extensive knowledge of databases like MySQL, OracleSQL, MariaDB, PostgreeSQL, and normalization, indexes, and operating methods. 


Set up the application payment method

Online payment is a must-have feature for your e-commerce site in order to expedite customer transactions and increase income. Sunbytes’ Paypal developers or PHP back end developers for other payment methods will provide this capability by delivering APIs that are safe, scalable, dependable, and compliant with Payment Card Industry Data Security Standard (PCI DSS).

Write & conduct automation tests

Each PHP programmers from Sunbytes are a specialist in writing automation testing understanding thanks to their previous experience in testing FE & BE automation, load & performance, security, localization, headless testing with different level of algorithm and complexity. Hiring PHP programmers from Sunbytes to monitor and authorize the automation testing process will ensure that you have the best team players who can guarantee that your system is always secure and reliable in the long term.

Refactor & enhance the current codebase

If your application was developed a long time ago and now needs an upgrade to support a bigger scale of services or a greater number of processing activities, our PHP backend programmers are ready to join your team. In the past, our  PHP experts assisted our customers in upgrading a system that used to process 15,000 tickets per month to a modern mechanism that handles 150,000 tickets per month. 

What PHP frameworks do back end PHP programmers use?






What skills do back end PHP programmers have?


PHP API up to PHP 8.1


MySQL, MongoDB, PostgreSQL

Object-Oriented Programming


Event-driven programming


Client / Server interaction

HTTP knowledge

Why should you hire PHP developers from Sunbytes?

Let’s look at the benefits you will enjoy when you decide to work with us

Start Immediately

Start Immediately

No risk for staff turnover

No risk for staff turnover

Scale up quickly

Scale up quickly

Fixed payment

Fixed payment

Backed by a dedicated team & CTO

Backed by a dedicated team & CTO

Lowest cost for recruitment and transparent cost model

Lowest cost for recruitment and transparent cost model

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Should you work with freelancers or hire PHP developers from Sunbytes?

Freelancers or Headhunter agenciesHiring via Sunbytes
Time for recruitment1-3 weeksImmediately
Time to get onboarded2- 4 weeks2-3 days
Time to scale up3-12 weeks2-3 days
Experience of PHP programmersUnsureGuaranteed and tested
Account managerNoYes
Quality assurance No Yes
Project failure rateHighExtremely low
Dedicated resources
backed by a team/ CTO
Impact from turnoverYesNo
Training for PHP programmersAt freelancers’ initiativesMandatorily regular
Availability36 hours/ week36 hours/ week
Service charge modelDaily/ Weekly/ MonthlyDaily/ Monthly
Recruitment surcharge feeYes ( platform usage/ recruitment free)No

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Get in touch!

Get in touch!

You check our available CVs

You check our available CVs

You select the available CVs on our website

You select the available CVs on our website

We set up an interview between you and our PHP developers

We set up an interview between you and our PHP developers

Start your team! We accelerate your growth together!

Start your team! We accelerate your growth together!

Why is the work of our back end PHP developers guaranteed?

All of our PHP developers have hands-on experience and have worked with many projects for various corporates and agencies in the United States, The Netherlands, and Germany. To ensure that you hire top-notch PHP programmers from Vietnam and the Netherlands, our PHP developers must go through a rigorous recruitment process before they are hired by Sunbytes. Our comprehensive hiring procedure includes a live coding exam to ensure that their coding meets the highest quality and standards.


The average annual salary reported by PHP back end developers in the 2021 Developer Survey by Stack Overflow is $45 – $100. Specifically, a junior back-end developer’s hourly salary can range from $35 to $ 50 per hour while the figure for a senior front-end developer will be higher, from $60 to $100, depending on the requirements of your team. If you want to know how much to hire a medior or senior PHP developer at Sunbytes, please contact us now.

Yes, please let us know your requirement and our account manager will discuss it with you in detail.

You can request our dedicated PHP developers to use any of your tracking platform.

Normally, if you are preparing to interview a PHP developer, below are some questions you can ask to verify his/her skills:

  • Do you know about namespacing in PHP & can you explain a bit?
  • Can you make an interface for class in the test
  • Can you make a function that use array_map to return an array of population then use this function to calculate the total in your current function
  • Do you know what is an abstract class?
  • Can you throw an exception if cities is empty
  • Do you know what is MVC?

If you do not have enough knowledge to interview our front end developers, do not worry. Sunbytes always guarantees the quality of our PHP developers and we even have a CTO to support you on request.

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