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 13 February 2016 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
13 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
PHP
Rank 61 53 64
Rank change year-on-year
-8 +11
Contract jobs citing PHP 11 15 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 1.17% 1.95% 1.03%
As % of the Programming Languages category 3.24% 5.23% 3.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 13 7
Average daily rate £300 £288 £250
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.34% +15.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £208 £210 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £305 £308 £325
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £325 £300
% change year-on-year
- +8.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Average hourly rate £16.75 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.50 £30.20 £21.75
% change year-on-year
+17.54% +38.85%
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
339 287 289
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 36.14% 37.37% 32.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 233 186 143
Average daily rate £350 £350 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £155
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 6 16
Average hourly rate £16.00 £35.50 £34.06
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-54.92% +4.24%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £15.28 £20.60
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £27.50 £40.00 £140.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £36.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+11.11% +5.88%

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 13 February 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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing PHP within the Cheshire region over the 3 months to 13 February 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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
Chester +5 5 £250 -19.35% 9
Wilmslow - 3 £300 -
Lymm - 1 £90 -
PHP
North West

PHP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, 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 16 (76.19%) JavaScript
2 15 (71.43%) HTML
2 15 (71.43%) CSS
3 7 (33.33%) jQuery
3 7 (33.33%) WordPress
4 6 (28.57%) Drupal
4 6 (28.57%) Mobile App
4 6 (28.57%) Front End Development
5 5 (23.81%) Node.js
5 5 (23.81%) Responsive Web Design
5 5 (23.81%) CMS
5 5 (23.81%) Oracle
5 5 (23.81%) SQL Server
6 4 (19.05%) .NET
6 4 (19.05%) MySQL
6 4 (19.05%) Java
6 4 (19.05%) SQL
6 4 (19.05%) Microsoft
6 4 (19.05%) CSS3
6 4 (19.05%) HTML5
6 4 (19.05%) DevOps
7 3 (14.29%) Apple iOS
7 3 (14.29%) Mobile Application Development
7 3 (14.29%) SDLC
7 3 (14.29%) PhoneGap
7 3 (14.29%) Continuous Integration
7 3 (14.29%) Android
7 3 (14.29%) Content Management
7 3 (14.29%) LAMP
7 3 (14.29%) Web Design

PHP
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, 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 7 (33.33%) WordPress
2 6 (28.57%) Drupal
3 5 (23.81%) CMS
3 5 (23.81%) Node.js
4 2 (9.52%) IIS
4 2 (9.52%) Tomcat
5 1 (4.76%) ExpressionEngine
Applications
1 2 (9.52%) MS Excel
2 1 (4.76%) Adobe Creative Suite
2 1 (4.76%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 2 (9.52%) BigMachines
1 2 (9.52%) Eloqua
Cloud Services
1 2 (9.52%) Cloud Computing
1 2 (9.52%) SaaS
2 1 (4.76%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 3 (14.29%) Internet
1 3 (14.29%) Intranet
2 1 (4.76%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (23.81%) SQL Server
2 4 (19.05%) MySQL
3 2 (9.52%) RDBMS
3 2 (9.52%) Relational Database
3 2 (9.52%) SQL Server 2005
3 2 (9.52%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (4.76%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 2 (9.52%) Oracle APEX
1 2 (9.52%) VSS/SourceSafe
2 1 (4.76%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 2 (9.52%) Publishing
2 1 (4.76%) Banking
2 1 (4.76%) Finance
2 1 (4.76%) Local Government
2 1 (4.76%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 16 (76.19%) Developer
2 7 (33.33%) Web Developer
3 6 (28.57%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
4 5 (23.81%) HTML CSS Developer
4 5 (23.81%) HTML Developer
4 5 (23.81%) PHP Developer
5 4 (19.05%) JavaScript Developer
5 4 (19.05%) PHP Web Developer
6 2 (9.52%) .NET Developer
6 2 (9.52%) Applications Engineer
6 2 (9.52%) Java Developer
6 2 (9.52%) Migration Engineer
6 2 (9.52%) UI Developer
6 2 (9.52%) UI/UX Developer
6 2 (9.52%) UX Developer
7 1 (4.76%) CMS Developer
7 1 (4.76%) Designer
7 1 (4.76%) Front End Web Developer (Client-Side Developer)
7 1 (4.76%) Graduate Web Designer
7 1 (4.76%) Tools Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (71.43%) CSS
1 15 (71.43%) HTML
2 7 (33.33%) jQuery
3 4 (19.05%) .NET
3 4 (19.05%) CSS3
3 4 (19.05%) HTML5
4 3 (14.29%) LAMP
4 3 (14.29%) PhoneGap
5 2 (9.52%) .NET Framework
5 2 (9.52%) Ajax
5 2 (9.52%) AngularJS
5 2 (9.52%) ASP.NET
5 2 (9.52%) ASP.NET MVC
5 2 (9.52%) Ember.js
5 2 (9.52%) KnockoutJS
5 2 (9.52%) Mason
5 2 (9.52%) Visualforce
5 2 (9.52%) Web Services
6 1 (4.76%) JSP
6 1 (4.76%) Servlets
Miscellaneous
1 6 (28.57%) Mobile App
2 2 (9.52%) User Experience
3 1 (4.76%) Management Information System
3 1 (4.76%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 3 (14.29%) Android
1 3 (14.29%) Apple iOS
2 2 (9.52%) Windows
2 2 (9.52%) Windows Server
3 1 (4.76%) Linux
3 1 (4.76%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (4.76%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (28.57%) Front End Development
2 5 (23.81%) Responsive Web Design
3 4 (19.05%) DevOps
4 3 (14.29%) Content Management
4 3 (14.29%) Continuous Integration
4 3 (14.29%) Mobile Application Development
4 3 (14.29%) SDLC
4 3 (14.29%) Web Design
5 2 (9.52%) CRM
5 2 (9.52%) E-Commerce
5 2 (9.52%) Migration
5 2 (9.52%) MVC
5 2 (9.52%) Web Development
6 1 (4.76%) ITIL
6 1 (4.76%) Project Management
6 1 (4.76%) System Testing
Programming Languages
1 16 (76.19%) JavaScript
2 4 (19.05%) Java
2 4 (19.05%) SQL
3 2 (9.52%) Apex Code
3 2 (9.52%) C#
3 2 (9.52%) T-SQL
4 1 (4.76%) Python
4 1 (4.76%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 2 (9.52%) Degree
2 1 (4.76%) Security Cleared
Systems Management
1 1 (4.76%) Puppet
Vendors
1 5 (23.81%) Oracle
2 4 (19.05%) Microsoft
3 2 (9.52%) AppSense
3 2 (9.52%) Salesforce.com
3 2 (9.52%) Siebel
4 1 (4.76%) Adobe
4 1 (4.76%) VMware
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