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 31 August 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
31 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
PHP
Rank 65 43 51
Rank change year-on-year
-22 +8
Contract jobs citing PHP 13 27 15
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 1.17% 3.28% 1.82%
As % of the Programming Languages category 3.86% 9.75% 5.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 17 8
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£400 £495 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-19.19% +46.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £325 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £540 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £325 £288
% change year-on-year
-7.69% +13.04%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.75 £33.78 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-44.48% +22.81%
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
337 277 275
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 30.39% 33.70% 33.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 248 149 138
Average daily rate £393 £350 £308
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.21% +13.63%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £310 £263 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £520 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 8 11
Average hourly rate £37.50 £34.00 £40.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+10.29% -15.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £38.50 £35.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+10.00% +2.94%

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 31 August 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 31 August 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
Knutsford - 3 £400 - 2
Chester -7 2 £350 +258.97% 9
Warrington -28 2 £493 -3.43% 3
Ellesmere Port - 1 - -
PHP
North West

PHP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 31 August 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 20 (64.52%) JavaScript
2 17 (54.84%) HTML
2 17 (54.84%) CSS
3 13 (41.94%) Agile Software Development
4 12 (38.71%) Java
5 11 (35.48%) MySQL
6 9 (29.03%) Python
6 9 (29.03%) HTML5
7 8 (25.81%) Linux
8 7 (22.58%) UNIX
8 7 (22.58%) .NET
8 7 (22.58%) SQL
8 7 (22.58%) CSS3
8 7 (22.58%) Ajax
9 6 (19.35%) Ruby
9 6 (19.35%) jQuery
9 6 (19.35%) Git (software)
9 6 (19.35%) OOP
9 6 (19.35%) Finance
10 5 (16.13%) OO
10 5 (16.13%) PHP5
10 5 (16.13%) Unit Testing
10 5 (16.13%) Continuous Integration
10 5 (16.13%) Cloud Computing
10 5 (16.13%) User Experience
11 4 (12.90%) DevOps
11 4 (12.90%) Converged Networks
11 4 (12.90%) Banking
11 4 (12.90%) Retail
11 4 (12.90%) Big Data

PHP
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

For the 6 months to 31 August 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 3 (9.68%) WordPress
2 2 (6.45%) Node.js
3 1 (3.23%) CMS
Applications
1 1 (3.23%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (6.45%) Remedy ITSM
2 1 (3.23%) BigMachines
Cloud Services
1 5 (16.13%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (3.23%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (12.90%) Unified Communications
1 4 (12.90%) Converged Networks
2 2 (6.45%) TCP/IP
2 2 (6.45%) SAN
2 2 (6.45%) NAS
3 1 (3.23%) HTTP
3 1 (3.23%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (35.48%) MySQL
2 4 (12.90%) SQL Server
2 4 (12.90%) Data Warehouse
2 4 (12.90%) RDBMS
2 4 (12.90%) Big Data
2 4 (12.90%) Relational Database
3 2 (6.45%) DB2
4 1 (3.23%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 6 (19.35%) Git (software)
2 3 (9.68%) PhpStorm
3 2 (6.45%) Subversion
4 1 (3.23%) Oracle APEX
4 1 (3.23%) PHPUnit
4 1 (3.23%) Jenkins
4 1 (3.23%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 6 (19.35%) Finance
2 4 (12.90%) Banking
2 4 (12.90%) Retail
3 2 (6.45%) Legal
4 1 (3.23%) Investment Banking
4 1 (3.23%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 22 (70.97%) Developer
2 9 (29.03%) PHP Developer
3 6 (19.35%) Java Developer
4 4 (12.90%) Technical Architect
4 4 (12.90%) Architect
5 3 (9.68%) Chief Architect
5 3 (9.68%) Front-End Developer
5 3 (9.68%) Chief Technical Architect
6 2 (6.45%) Web Developer
6 2 (6.45%) Head of Technology
6 2 (6.45%) WordPress Developer
7 1 (3.23%) AWS Developer
7 1 (3.23%) Lead Architect
7 1 (3.23%) UI Developer
7 1 (3.23%) Systems Engineer
7 1 (3.23%) Applications Developer
7 1 (3.23%) Senior Developer
7 1 (3.23%) .NET Developer
7 1 (3.23%) Web Applications Developer
7 1 (3.23%) UX Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (54.84%) CSS
1 17 (54.84%) HTML
2 9 (29.03%) HTML5
3 7 (22.58%) CSS3
3 7 (22.58%) .NET
3 7 (22.58%) Ajax
4 6 (19.35%) jQuery
5 4 (12.90%) RESTful
6 3 (9.68%) JSTL
6 3 (9.68%) XML
6 3 (9.68%) JSP
6 3 (9.68%) Servlets
7 1 (3.23%) Web Services
7 1 (3.23%) XHTML
7 1 (3.23%) RSS
7 1 (3.23%) ASP.NET
7 1 (3.23%) Django
7 1 (3.23%) .NET Framework
7 1 (3.23%) Visualforce
7 1 (3.23%) ASP.NET MVC
Miscellaneous
1 5 (16.13%) User Experience
2 4 (12.90%) Visualisation
3 2 (6.45%) Mobile App
3 2 (6.45%) Enterprise Software
3 2 (6.45%) CMDB
4 1 (3.23%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (3.23%) Social Media
4 1 (3.23%) Management Information System
4 1 (3.23%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 8 (25.81%) Linux
2 7 (22.58%) UNIX
3 2 (6.45%) Windows
3 2 (6.45%) Windows CE
3 2 (6.45%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (41.94%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (19.35%) OOP
3 5 (16.13%) OO
3 5 (16.13%) Unit Testing
3 5 (16.13%) Continuous Integration
4 4 (12.90%) Open Source
4 4 (12.90%) Big Data Analytics
4 4 (12.90%) Analytics
4 4 (12.90%) DevOps
5 3 (9.68%) TDD
5 3 (9.68%) E-Commerce
5 3 (9.68%) Scrum
5 3 (9.68%) Software Engineering
6 2 (6.45%) Technical Architecture
6 2 (6.45%) Web Development
6 2 (6.45%) ITSM
6 2 (6.45%) Business Intelligence
6 2 (6.45%) Responsive Web Design
7 1 (3.23%) Content Management
7 1 (3.23%) Business Transformation
Programming Languages
1 20 (64.52%) JavaScript
2 12 (38.71%) Java
3 9 (29.03%) Python
4 7 (22.58%) SQL
5 6 (19.35%) Ruby
6 5 (16.13%) PHP5
7 3 (9.68%) C#
8 2 (6.45%) Perl
8 2 (6.45%) Shell Script
8 2 (6.45%) Jython
9 1 (3.23%) Apex Code
9 1 (3.23%) T-SQL
9 1 (3.23%) VB
9 1 (3.23%) ActionScript
Qualifications
1 2 (6.45%) Degree
1 2 (6.45%) Security Cleared
2 1 (3.23%) DV Cleared
Vendors
1 4 (12.90%) Oracle
2 2 (6.45%) Citrix
2 2 (6.45%) Remedy
3 1 (3.23%) Eloqua
3 1 (3.23%) BMC
3 1 (3.23%) Salesforce.com
3 1 (3.23%) Siebel
3 1 (3.23%) Microsoft
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