The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the Cheshire region that had PHP Developer featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 2 December 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

3 months to
2 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
PHP Developer
Rank 60 - 58
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs requiring a PHP Developer 2 0 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 0.30% - 0.95%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.31% - 1.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 6
Median daily rate £400 - £263
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £300 £300
% change year-on-year
+16.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.00 £45.00 £26.00
% change year-on-year
-60.00% +73.07%
PHP Developer
North West

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the Cheshire region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of contract jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
Cheshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
635 938 699
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 95.20% 94.37% 94.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 468 662 369
Median daily rate £413 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.12% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £231 £250 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £550 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £396 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
+2.85% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 29 39 54
Median hourly rate £15.15 £17.42 £16.16
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-13.03% +7.79%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £10.15 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £27.50 £30.40 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £15.79
% change year-on-year
-2.94% +7.66%

PHP Developer
Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

The demand trend of IT contracts across the Cheshire region that featured PHP Developer in the job title.

PHP Developer Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

PHP Developer
Daily Rate Trend in Cheshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing PHP Developer across the Cheshire region.

PHP Developer Daily Rate Trend in Cheshire

PHP Developer
Hourly Rate Trend in Cheshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing PHP Developer across the Cheshire region.

PHP Developer Hourly Rate Trend in Cheshire

PHP Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 2 December 2016, PHP Developer contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Cheshire region featuring PHP Developer in the job title.

1 6 (100.00%) PHP
2 3 (50.00%) TDD
2 3 (50.00%) JavaScript
3 2 (33.33%) Web Development
3 2 (33.33%) Zend
3 2 (33.33%) Zend Framework
3 2 (33.33%) Git (software)
3 2 (33.33%) PHPUnit
3 2 (33.33%) HTML
3 2 (33.33%) E-Commerce
3 2 (33.33%) MySQL
3 2 (33.33%) SQL Server
3 2 (33.33%) CSS
3 2 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (16.67%) SDLC
4 1 (16.67%) Finance
4 1 (16.67%) Banking
4 1 (16.67%) Subversion
4 1 (16.67%) XML
4 1 (16.67%) OO
4 1 (16.67%) Intranet
4 1 (16.67%) Internet
4 1 (16.67%) Waterfall
4 1 (16.67%) QUnit
4 1 (16.67%) Jasmine
4 1 (16.67%) Sass
4 1 (16.67%) LESS
4 1 (16.67%) Jenkins
4 1 (16.67%) CodeIgniter
4 1 (16.67%) jQuery

PHP Developer Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Business Applications
1 1 (16.67%) Magento
Communications & Networking
1 1 (16.67%) Internet
1 1 (16.67%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (33.33%) MySQL
1 2 (33.33%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (33.33%) Git (software)
1 2 (33.33%) PHPUnit
2 1 (16.67%) Jasmine
2 1 (16.67%) Jenkins
2 1 (16.67%) JIRA
2 1 (16.67%) QUnit
2 1 (16.67%) Subversion
General
1 1 (16.67%) Banking
1 1 (16.67%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (33.33%) CSS
1 2 (33.33%) HTML
1 2 (33.33%) Zend Framework
2 1 (16.67%) CodeIgniter
2 1 (16.67%) jQuery
2 1 (16.67%) JSON
2 1 (16.67%) LESS
2 1 (16.67%) Sass
2 1 (16.67%) XML
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (50.00%) TDD
2 2 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (33.33%) E-Commerce
2 2 (33.33%) Web Development
3 1 (16.67%) OO
3 1 (16.67%) Refactoring
3 1 (16.67%) SDLC
3 1 (16.67%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 6 (100.00%) PHP
2 3 (50.00%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 1 (16.67%) Degree
Vendors
1 2 (33.33%) Zend