The table below looks at the statistics for PHP skills in IT contracts advertised for the Cheshire region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited PHP over the 3 months to 26 August 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
26 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
PHP
Rank 43 69 46
Rank change year-on-year
+26 -23
Contract jobs citing PHP 24 12 27
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 3.20% 1.12% 3.12%
As % of the Programming Languages category 7.41% 3.73% 9.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 24 11 19
Median daily rate £344 £400 £495
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-14.06% -19.19%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £325 £320
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £475 £540
UK excluding London median daily rate £338 £300 £325
% change year-on-year
+12.50% -7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.50 £18.75 £33.55
% change year-on-year
-17.33% -44.11%
PHP
North West

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Programming Languages category in contract jobs advertised in the Cheshire region.

Programming Languages Category
Cheshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
324 322 282
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 43.26% 30.15% 32.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 237 233 154
Median daily rate £350 £375 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% +3.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £310 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £525 £520
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £365 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.73% +4.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 6 8
Median hourly rate £32.50 £37.50 £34.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-13.33% +10.29%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £23.00 £33.60 £15.20
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.75 £37.50 £37.15
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £38.77 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+3.17% +10.77%

PHP
Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Cheshire region citing PHP as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Programming Languages category.

PHP Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

PHP
Daily Rate Trend in Cheshire

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

PHP Daily Rate Trend in Cheshire

PHP
Daily Rate Histogram in Cheshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing PHP across the Cheshire region over the 3 months to 26 August 2016.

PHP Daily Rate Histogram in Cheshire

PHP
Hourly Rate Trend in Cheshire

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

PHP Hourly Rate Trend in Cheshire

PHP
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 within the Cheshire region over the 3 months to 26 August 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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
Chester +3 10 £388 +10.71% 6
Macclesfield - 1 £338 - 1
PHP
North West

PHP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 26 August 2016, IT contractor jobs citing PHP also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Cheshire region with a requirement for PHP.

1 36 (70.59%) JavaScript
2 33 (64.71%) Web Development
3 32 (62.75%) Java
4 29 (56.86%) CRM
4 29 (56.86%) ERP
4 29 (56.86%) Network Security
4 29 (56.86%) Digital Media
5 17 (33.33%) MySQL
6 15 (29.41%) SQL
6 15 (29.41%) E-Commerce
6 15 (29.41%) Agile Software Development
7 14 (27.45%) SQL Server
8 12 (23.53%) HTML
8 12 (23.53%) CSS
8 12 (23.53%) Business Intelligence
9 11 (21.57%) TDD
9 11 (21.57%) .NET
10 10 (19.61%) Linux
10 10 (19.61%) ETL
11 9 (17.65%) XML
11 9 (17.65%) Vertica
11 9 (17.65%) Jenkins
12 8 (15.69%) Big Data
12 8 (15.69%) OO
12 8 (15.69%) Finance
13 7 (13.73%) Microsoft
13 7 (13.73%) Talend
13 7 (13.73%) Continuous Integration
13 7 (13.73%) jQuery
13 7 (13.73%) Talend Open Studio

PHP
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 3 (5.88%) Apache
1 3 (5.88%) IIS
1 3 (5.88%) JBoss
1 3 (5.88%) SharePoint
1 3 (5.88%) Tomcat
2 2 (3.92%) Adobe Experience Manager
2 2 (3.92%) BizTalk Server
2 2 (3.92%) Drupal
2 2 (3.92%) WordPress
3 1 (1.96%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 5 (9.80%) MS Excel
2 3 (5.88%) Photoshop
3 1 (1.96%) MS Project
3 1 (1.96%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 2 (3.92%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (1.96%) Google Play
Communications & Networking
1 29 (56.86%) Network Security
2 4 (7.84%) Internet
3 3 (5.88%) DNS
3 3 (5.88%) SSL
4 1 (1.96%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (33.33%) MySQL
2 14 (27.45%) SQL Server
3 8 (15.69%) Big Data
4 6 (11.76%) OLAP
4 6 (11.76%) OLAP Cube
4 6 (11.76%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 4 (7.84%) Data Warehouse
6 1 (1.96%) Data Mining
6 1 (1.96%) Informix
6 1 (1.96%) MongoDB
6 1 (1.96%) RDBMS
6 1 (1.96%) Relational Database
6 1 (1.96%) SQL Server 2008
6 1 (1.96%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 1 (1.96%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 9 (17.65%) Jenkins
2 7 (13.73%) Talend Open Studio
3 4 (7.84%) Git (software)
4 3 (5.88%) Grunt
4 3 (5.88%) gulp
5 2 (3.92%) JIRA
5 2 (3.92%) JUnit
5 2 (3.92%) PHPUnit
5 2 (3.92%) Xcode
6 1 (1.96%) Cucumber
6 1 (1.96%) Introscope
6 1 (1.96%) Jasmine
6 1 (1.96%) Mockito
6 1 (1.96%) QUnit
6 1 (1.96%) Selenium
6 1 (1.96%) SonarQube
6 1 (1.96%) Subversion
General
1 8 (15.69%) Finance
2 5 (9.80%) Retail
3 3 (5.88%) Manufacturing
4 1 (1.96%) Banking
4 1 (1.96%) German Language
Job Titles
1 34 (66.67%) Developer
2 12 (23.53%) PHP Developer
3 7 (13.73%) SQL Developer
4 5 (9.80%) Agile Developer
5 4 (7.84%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
5 4 (7.84%) MySQL Developer
5 4 (7.84%) PHP MySQL Developer
5 4 (7.84%) SQL Server Developer
5 4 (7.84%) Web Developer
6 3 (5.88%) .NET Developer
6 3 (5.88%) Android Developer
6 3 (5.88%) C# .NET Developer
6 3 (5.88%) C# Developer
6 3 (5.88%) DBA
6 3 (5.88%) HTML Developer
6 3 (5.88%) JavaScript Developer
6 3 (5.88%) Lead Developer
6 3 (5.88%) XML Developer
7 2 (3.92%) Talend Developer
7 2 (3.92%) WordPress Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (23.53%) CSS
1 12 (23.53%) HTML
2 11 (21.57%) .NET
3 9 (17.65%) XML
4 7 (13.73%) jQuery
5 6 (11.76%) HTML5
6 5 (9.80%) CSS3
6 5 (9.80%) LAMP
7 4 (7.84%) JSON
7 4 (7.84%) Web Services
8 3 (5.88%) .NET Framework
8 3 (5.88%) AngularJS
8 3 (5.88%) CakePHP
8 3 (5.88%) Middleware
8 3 (5.88%) RESTful
8 3 (5.88%) WAMP
9 2 (3.92%) Android SDK
9 2 (3.92%) Gherkin
9 2 (3.92%) iOS SDK
9 2 (3.92%) Laravel
Miscellaneous
1 29 (56.86%) Digital Media
2 3 (5.88%) Mobile App
3 2 (3.92%) PMI
4 1 (1.96%) iPad
4 1 (1.96%) Management Information System
4 1 (1.96%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 10 (19.61%) Linux
2 4 (7.84%) Windows
3 3 (5.88%) Android
3 3 (5.88%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 3 (5.88%) Windows Server 2012
4 2 (3.92%) Apple iOS
5 1 (1.96%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 33 (64.71%) Web Development
2 29 (56.86%) CRM
2 29 (56.86%) ERP
3 15 (29.41%) Agile Software Development
3 15 (29.41%) E-Commerce
4 12 (23.53%) Business Intelligence
5 11 (21.57%) TDD
6 10 (19.61%) ETL
7 8 (15.69%) OO
8 7 (13.73%) Continuous Integration
9 6 (11.76%) Analytics
9 6 (11.76%) Dimensional Modelling
9 6 (11.76%) Kimball Methodology
10 5 (9.80%) Mobile Development
11 4 (7.84%) Load Balancing
12 3 (5.88%) Android Development
12 3 (5.88%) Kanban
12 3 (5.88%) Migration
12 3 (5.88%) MVC
12 3 (5.88%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 36 (70.59%) JavaScript
2 32 (62.75%) Java
3 15 (29.41%) SQL
4 5 (9.80%) C#
5 3 (5.88%) Bash Shell
5 3 (5.88%) PowerShell
5 3 (5.88%) T-SQL
6 2 (3.92%) Objective-C
6 2 (3.92%) PHP 5
6 2 (3.92%) VB.NET
7 1 (1.96%) VB
Qualifications
1 3 (5.88%) MCITP
1 3 (5.88%) MCTS
1 3 (5.88%) Microsoft Certification
1 3 (5.88%) RHCE
2 2 (3.92%) Degree
2 2 (3.92%) PMI Certification
3 1 (1.96%) ISEB
3 1 (1.96%) ISTQB
3 1 (1.96%) SC Cleared
3 1 (1.96%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (5.88%) QA
System Software
1 3 (5.88%) Active Directory
1 3 (5.88%) UAG
Systems Management
1 4 (7.84%) Puppet
2 3 (5.88%) Red Hat Satellite
3 1 (1.96%) HP SiteScope
Vendors
1 9 (17.65%) Vertica
2 7 (13.73%) Microsoft
2 7 (13.73%) Talend
3 3 (5.88%) Adobe
3 3 (5.88%) Brocade
3 3 (5.88%) Red Hat
4 2 (3.92%) Tableau
5 1 (1.96%) Compuware
5 1 (1.96%) Google
5 1 (1.96%) HP
5 1 (1.96%) IBM
5 1 (1.96%) Oracle
5 1 (1.96%) Perforce
5 1 (1.96%) RightScale
5 1 (1.96%) Zend
Cheshire
Oscar
Rate: £425 per day
Posted: 12 hours ago
Chester, Cheshire
Oscar
Rate: £400 - £425 per day
Posted: 5 hours ago
Warrington, Cheshire
Oscar
Rate: £10 - £12 per hour
Posted: Yesterday
Cheshire
Oscar
Rate: £350 - £425 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Cheshire
Oscar
Rate: £400 - £425 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Cheshire
Oscar
Rate: £300 - £360 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Chester, Cheshire
Oscar
Rate: £360 - £380 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Chester, Cheshire
Oscar
Rate: £450 - £500 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Warrington, Cheshire
Oscar
Rate: £10 - £15 per hour
Posted: 2 days ago
Cheshire
Oscar
Rate: £475 - £500 per day
Posted: 4 days ago