Mike Hayes

Freelance web developer

I've been developing software for over 15 years, working on everything from basic marketing websites to complex web applications and web-based mobile apps. I now specialise in projects built using Laravel or Craft CMS (PHP) with a suitable modern frontend. If you're looking for an experienced developer to work on your web based project – please get in touch.

How I can help your business

  • Web apps / business software
  • Bespoke websites
  • Custom plugins / modules
  • Business automation
  • Integrations with third parties
  • Maintenance / updates
  • PHP development
  • Frontend development
  • Craft CMS development
  • Laravel development

Public examples of work

All design work is provided by the client or a third party designer

UK Networks

Created business website and regularly develop new public consultation websites.


Youth Focus NW

Developed client's design into website with content management using Craft CMS.


DJ Agency

Migrated subscription website from WordPress to Craft CMS.



Migrated e-commerce website from Magento to Craft Commerce.


D.Beecham Builders

Created online presence to boost the client's image and acquire more business.


Kee Living

Created online presence which the client uses to market their student properties.


I specialise in the following platforms:

  • Laravel
  • Craft CMS

Mike's development services have been a God send to us - he is fast and efficient, nothing is too much trouble and he is also incredibly patient. His customisation work on recent Wordpress projects of ours has been excellent. I would recommend him without question to anyone wanting a reliable service and also great value for money.

Chrissie Rowell, Black Hare Marketing

Mike's always been my go to person for building and maintaining websites. Having used his services for 3 projects to date I would without doubt recommend his work to others. All projects have been delivered on time to the agreed budget. I look forward to working on more projects in future.

Andrew Corran, Corran Partners

We've worked with Mike on a number of occasions to create and manage bespoke websites for our clients. He's reliable, delivers quickly and the work meets my clients' expectations. I would not hesitate to recommend Mike to others in need of website development and look forward to our continued work together.

Laura Tickle, UK Networks

I've worked with Mike on 4 projects now. He not only does a great job, but he's quick to reply to all queries. His knowledge is second to none and I fully recommend his services. I've got another project in the pipeline and Mike will be taking care of that one as well.

Kenny Palmer, DJ Agency

Ready to discuss your project?