The table below looks at the statistics for PHP skills 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 over the 3 months to 29 July 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
29 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
PHP
Rank 57 41 54
Rank change year-on-year
-16 +13
Contract jobs citing PHP 13 26 16
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 1.33% 3.29% 2.12%
As % of the Programming Languages category 4.35% 10.53% 6.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 19 9
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£455 £495 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.08% +46.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £328 £285 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £800 £540 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £320 £325 £275
% change year-on-year
-1.53% +18.18%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £30.50 £22.66
% change year-on-year
-18.03% +34.59%
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
299 247 244
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 30.51% 31.23% 32.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 210 136 117
Average daily rate £365 £350 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.28% +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £245 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £520 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £355 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+1.42% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 4 4
Average hourly rate £37.50 £20.00 £40.57
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+87.50% -50.70%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -

PHP
Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing PHP across the Cheshire region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 29 July 2015.

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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing PHP within the Cheshire region over the 3 months to 29 July 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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statistics and historical trends)
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
Warrington -16 6 £800 +56.86% 2
Chester -8 2 £350 +258.97% 8
Ellesmere Port - 1 - -
Knutsford - 1 £400 -
PHP
North West

PHP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 29 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Cheshire region citing PHP also 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 that cited PHP.

1 18 (60.00%) JavaScript
2 14 (46.67%) HTML
2 14 (46.67%) CSS
3 13 (43.33%) Agile Software Development
4 12 (40.00%) MySQL
5 9 (30.00%) Linux
6 8 (26.67%) Python
6 8 (26.67%) UNIX
6 8 (26.67%) Java
6 8 (26.67%) SQL
6 8 (26.67%) HTML5
7 7 (23.33%) jQuery
7 7 (23.33%) .NET
8 6 (20.00%) OOP
8 6 (20.00%) OO
8 6 (20.00%) CSS3
8 6 (20.00%) Git (software)
9 5 (16.67%) Unit Testing
9 5 (16.67%) Continuous Integration
9 5 (16.67%) PHP5
9 5 (16.67%) Ruby
9 5 (16.67%) Finance
10 4 (13.33%) Data Warehouse
10 4 (13.33%) SQL Server
10 4 (13.33%) Ajax
10 4 (13.33%) Retail
10 4 (13.33%) Open Source
10 4 (13.33%) Unified Communications
10 4 (13.33%) Cloud Computing
10 4 (13.33%) RESTful

PHP
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

For the 6 months to 29 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Cheshire region citing PHP also 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 that cited PHP. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 2 (6.67%) WordPress
2 1 (3.33%) Node.js
2 1 (3.33%) CMS
Applications
1 1 (3.33%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (6.67%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 4 (13.33%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 4 (13.33%) Unified Communications
1 4 (13.33%) Converged Networks
2 3 (10.00%) TCP/IP
2 3 (10.00%) SAN
2 3 (10.00%) NAS
3 1 (3.33%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (40.00%) MySQL
2 4 (13.33%) SQL Server
2 4 (13.33%) Data Warehouse
2 4 (13.33%) Big Data
3 3 (10.00%) Relational Database
3 3 (10.00%) RDBMS
4 2 (6.67%) DB2
5 1 (3.33%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 6 (20.00%) Git (software)
2 3 (10.00%) PhpStorm
3 2 (6.67%) Subversion
4 1 (3.33%) VSS/SourceSafe
4 1 (3.33%) PHPUnit
4 1 (3.33%) Jenkins
General
1 5 (16.67%) Finance
2 4 (13.33%) Retail
3 2 (6.67%) Legal
3 2 (6.67%) Banking
4 1 (3.33%) Investment Banking
4 1 (3.33%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 20 (66.67%) Developer
2 12 (40.00%) PHP Developer
3 4 (13.33%) Technical Architect
3 4 (13.33%) Architect
4 3 (10.00%) Chief Architect
4 3 (10.00%) Java Developer
4 3 (10.00%) Chief Technical Architect
5 2 (6.67%) IT Support
5 2 (6.67%) Junior IT Support
5 2 (6.67%) PHP MySQL Developer
5 2 (6.67%) WordPress Developer
5 2 (6.67%) Head of Technology
5 2 (6.67%) Junior PHP Developer
5 2 (6.67%) Junior Developer
5 2 (6.67%) Front-End Developer
5 2 (6.67%) Junior
5 2 (6.67%) Systems Engineer
6 1 (3.33%) Senior Developer
6 1 (3.33%) Web Developer
6 1 (3.33%) Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (46.67%) CSS
1 14 (46.67%) HTML
2 8 (26.67%) HTML5
3 7 (23.33%) jQuery
3 7 (23.33%) .NET
4 6 (20.00%) CSS3
5 4 (13.33%) RESTful
5 4 (13.33%) Ajax
6 3 (10.00%) XML
6 3 (10.00%) XHTML
7 2 (6.67%) JSP
7 2 (6.67%) Servlets
7 2 (6.67%) JSTL
8 1 (3.33%) Django
8 1 (3.33%) .NET Framework
8 1 (3.33%) ASP.NET MVC
8 1 (3.33%) REST
8 1 (3.33%) Web Services
8 1 (3.33%) RSS
8 1 (3.33%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 4 (13.33%) Visualisation
1 4 (13.33%) User Experience
2 3 (10.00%) CMDB
3 2 (6.67%) Enterprise Software
3 2 (6.67%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (3.33%) Social Media
4 1 (3.33%) Management Information System
4 1 (3.33%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 9 (30.00%) Linux
2 8 (26.67%) UNIX
3 3 (10.00%) Windows
4 2 (6.67%) Windows CE
4 2 (6.67%) Android
5 1 (3.33%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (43.33%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (20.00%) OOP
2 6 (20.00%) OO
3 5 (16.67%) Unit Testing
3 5 (16.67%) Continuous Integration
4 4 (13.33%) Open Source
4 4 (13.33%) Big Data Analytics
4 4 (13.33%) Analytics
4 4 (13.33%) DevOps
5 3 (10.00%) Scrum
5 3 (10.00%) TDD
5 3 (10.00%) Software Engineering
6 2 (6.67%) Technical Architecture
6 2 (6.67%) Web Development
6 2 (6.67%) ITIL
6 2 (6.67%) E-Commerce
6 2 (6.67%) Business Intelligence
6 2 (6.67%) Service Management
6 2 (6.67%) ITSM
6 2 (6.67%) MVC
Programming Languages
1 18 (60.00%) JavaScript
2 8 (26.67%) Java
2 8 (26.67%) SQL
2 8 (26.67%) Python
3 5 (16.67%) Ruby
3 5 (16.67%) PHP5
4 3 (10.00%) Jython
4 3 (10.00%) C#
4 3 (10.00%) Perl
5 2 (6.67%) Shell Script
6 1 (3.33%) T-SQL
6 1 (3.33%) VB
6 1 (3.33%) ActionScript
Qualifications
1 2 (6.67%) Degree
2 1 (3.33%) DV Cleared
2 1 (3.33%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 3 (10.00%) Citrix
2 2 (6.67%) BMC
2 2 (6.67%) Remedy
2 2 (6.67%) Oracle
3 1 (3.33%) Microsoft
3 1 (3.33%) Sun
3 1 (3.33%) HP
Chester
Venturi
Rate: £300 - £350 per day
Posted: 8 days ago