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 22 February 2017 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
22 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
PHP Developer
North West / Cheshire
Rank 36 68 65
Rank change year-on-year
+32 -3
Contract jobs requiring a PHP Developer 12 8 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 2.36% 0.86% 0.78%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.48% 0.93% 0.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 7 5
Median daily rate £325 £300 £275
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.33% +9.09%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £280 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £310 £283
UK excluding London median daily rate £325 £310 £300
% change year-on-year
+4.83% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.00 £47.00 £19.50
% change year-on-year
-57.44% +141.02%

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
483 862 725
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 94.89% 92.59% 94.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 320 542 412
Median daily rate £375 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.25% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £267 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £550 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 36 45 59
Median hourly rate £20.00 £16.00 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+25.00% -28.88%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £13.00 £11.53
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.48 £35.00 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £18.00 £16.75
% change year-on-year
-2.77% +7.46%

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
Daily Rate Histogram in Cheshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing PHP Developer across the Cheshire region over the 3 months to 22 February 2017.

PHP Developer Daily Rate Histogram 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
Contract Job Locations in Cheshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing PHP Developer within the Cheshire region over the 3 months to 22 February 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Warrington +29 4 £331 +1.92%
Crewe - 3 £400 -
Macclesfield - 3 £200 - 2
Wilmslow +1 1 £288 -4.16% 1
PHP Developer
North West

PHP Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 22 February 2017, 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 14 (100.00%) PHP
2 8 (57.14%) MySQL
3 7 (50.00%) JavaScript
3 7 (50.00%) Zend
4 6 (42.86%) Linux
5 5 (35.71%) HTML
5 5 (35.71%) CSS
5 5 (35.71%) Magento
6 4 (28.57%) Laravel
6 4 (28.57%) Zend Framework
6 4 (28.57%) jQuery
6 4 (28.57%) OOP
6 4 (28.57%) OO
6 4 (28.57%) Apache
6 4 (28.57%) E-Commerce
6 4 (28.57%) MVC
6 4 (28.57%) Front End Development
7 3 (21.43%) Modular Programming
7 3 (21.43%) Finance
7 3 (21.43%) LAMP
7 3 (21.43%) Scrum
7 3 (21.43%) Agile Software Development
7 3 (21.43%) Subversion
7 3 (21.43%) VSS/SourceSafe
7 3 (21.43%) B2B
7 3 (21.43%) Kanban
7 3 (21.43%) Web Application Development
7 3 (21.43%) Git (software)
7 3 (21.43%) AMQP
7 3 (21.43%) Amazon AWS

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:

Application Platforms
1 4 (28.57%) Apache
Business Applications
1 5 (35.71%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 3 (21.43%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (21.43%) AMQP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (57.14%) MySQL
2 1 (7.14%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 3 (21.43%) Git (software)
1 3 (21.43%) Subversion
1 3 (21.43%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 3 (21.43%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (35.71%) CSS
1 5 (35.71%) HTML
2 4 (28.57%) jQuery
2 4 (28.57%) Laravel
2 4 (28.57%) Zend Framework
3 3 (21.43%) LAMP
3 3 (21.43%) RabbitMQ
4 1 (7.14%) CodeIgniter
4 1 (7.14%) li3
Miscellaneous
1 2 (14.29%) Linux Command Line
1 2 (14.29%) Mobile App
2 1 (7.14%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 6 (42.86%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (28.57%) E-Commerce
1 4 (28.57%) Front End Development
1 4 (28.57%) MVC
1 4 (28.57%) OO
1 4 (28.57%) OOP
2 3 (21.43%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (21.43%) B2B
2 3 (21.43%) Kanban
2 3 (21.43%) Modular Programming
2 3 (21.43%) Scrum
2 3 (21.43%) Web Application Development
3 1 (7.14%) Business Intelligence
3 1 (7.14%) Mobile Development
Programming Languages
1 14 (100.00%) PHP
2 7 (50.00%) JavaScript
3 1 (7.14%) Java
Vendors
1 7 (50.00%) Zend