The table below looks at the statistics for the PHP Developer role in IT contracts advertised for the Cheshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited PHP Developer in their job title over the 3 months to 1 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 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.

Location
3 months to
1 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
PHP Developer
Rank 69 71 62
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -9
Contract jobs requiring a PHP Developer 10 3 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 1.00% 0.37% 0.26%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.06% 0.41% 0.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 3 2
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£330 £300 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.00% -7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £280 £285
10% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £300 £365
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £336 £250
% change year-on-year
-10.78% +34.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.50 £102.50 £42.50
% change year-on-year
-79.02% +141.17%
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
947 732 706
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 94.89% 90.48% 91.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 572 370 311
Average daily rate £416 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.80% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £281 £222 £205
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £503 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 53 50 44
Average hourly rate £15.50 £32.50 £25.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-52.30% +30.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.25 £9.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.90 £45.00 £55.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.83 £17.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-3.85% -

PHP Developer
Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing PHP Developer in the job title across the Cheshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

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
Contract Job Locations in Cheshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing PHP Developer within the Cheshire region over the 3 months to 1 May 2015. 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
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Knutsford - 6 £318 - 4
Warrington -15 1 £330 +10.00%
Macclesfield - 1 £330 - 1
PHP Developer
North West

PHP Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 1 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Cheshire region that cited PHP Developer in their job title mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled with PHP Developer in their job title.

1 17 (100.00%) PHP
2 16 (94.12%) MySQL
3 12 (70.59%) OO
4 8 (47.06%) PHP5
4 8 (47.06%) OOP
5 7 (41.18%) Agile Software Development
6 6 (35.29%) jQuery
6 6 (35.29%) Git (software)
6 6 (35.29%) OO PHP
7 5 (29.41%) Unit Testing
7 5 (29.41%) Continuous Integration
7 5 (29.41%) MVC
7 5 (29.41%) JavaScript
8 4 (23.53%) HTML
8 4 (23.53%) SQL
8 4 (23.53%) CSS
9 3 (17.65%) PhpStorm
9 3 (17.65%) Scrum
9 3 (17.65%) TDD
10 2 (11.76%) Subversion
10 2 (11.76%) XML
10 2 (11.76%) Apache
10 2 (11.76%) XHTML
10 2 (11.76%) Shell Script
10 2 (11.76%) HTML5
10 2 (11.76%) CakePHP
11 1 (5.88%) Drupal
11 1 (5.88%) PHPUnit
11 1 (5.88%) Data Structures
11 1 (5.88%) Node.js

PHP Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

For the 6 months to 1 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Cheshire region that cited PHP Developer in their job title mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled with PHP Developer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 2 (11.76%) Apache
2 1 (5.88%) Drupal
2 1 (5.88%) Node.js
2 1 (5.88%) Joomla!
2 1 (5.88%) WordPress
2 1 (5.88%) CMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (94.12%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 6 (35.29%) Git (software)
2 3 (17.65%) PhpStorm
3 2 (11.76%) Subversion
4 1 (5.88%) PHPUnit
4 1 (5.88%) Jenkins
General
1 1 (5.88%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (35.29%) jQuery
2 4 (23.53%) HTML
2 4 (23.53%) CSS
3 2 (11.76%) XML
3 2 (11.76%) XHTML
3 2 (11.76%) HTML5
3 2 (11.76%) CakePHP
4 1 (5.88%) Backbone.js
Miscellaneous
1 1 (5.88%) Data Structures
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (70.59%) OO
2 8 (47.06%) OOP
3 7 (41.18%) Agile Software Development
4 6 (35.29%) OO PHP
5 5 (29.41%) Unit Testing
5 5 (29.41%) Continuous Integration
5 5 (29.41%) MVC
6 3 (17.65%) Scrum
6 3 (17.65%) TDD
7 1 (5.88%) E-Commerce
7 1 (5.88%) B2B
7 1 (5.88%) UML
7 1 (5.88%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 17 (100.00%) PHP
2 8 (47.06%) PHP5
3 5 (29.41%) JavaScript
4 4 (23.53%) SQL
5 2 (11.76%) Shell Script
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