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 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
29 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
PHP
Rank 59 56 52
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -4
Contract jobs citing PHP 18 12 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 1.86% 1.50% 1.49%
As % of the Programming Languages category 4.65% 5.63% 4.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 10 4
Average daily rate
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£350 £300 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £308 £270 £196
10% offered a daily rate of more than £800 £480 £343
UK excluding London average daily rate £315 £338 £275
% change year-on-year
-6.66% +22.72%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £37.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
-39.18% +64.44%
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
387 213 225
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 39.90% 26.56% 30.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 265 115 102
Average daily rate £408 £325 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+25.38% -7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £289 £215 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £678 £425 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £341 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.79% +4.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 5
Average hourly rate £32.75 - £50.00
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £24.95 - £30.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.55 - £51.39
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.50 £36.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+1.38% +2.85%

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 May 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 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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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 -6 6 £800 +166.66% 8
Chester +7 4 £406 +26.95% 1
Knutsford - 4 £318 - 2
Macclesfield - 1 £330 - 2
PHP
North West

PHP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 29 May 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 16 (53.33%) MySQL
2 14 (46.67%) JavaScript
3 13 (43.33%) Agile Software Development
4 10 (33.33%) OO
5 9 (30.00%) Linux
5 9 (30.00%) HTML
5 9 (30.00%) jQuery
6 8 (26.67%) SQL
6 8 (26.67%) CSS
6 8 (26.67%) UNIX
6 8 (26.67%) OOP
6 8 (26.67%) Python
7 7 (23.33%) PHP5
8 6 (20.00%) Unit Testing
8 6 (20.00%) Git (software)
8 6 (20.00%) Ruby
8 6 (20.00%) .NET
8 6 (20.00%) Java
9 5 (16.67%) Continuous Integration
9 5 (16.67%) HTML5
10 4 (13.33%) Unified Communications
10 4 (13.33%) Big Data
10 4 (13.33%) Big Data Analytics
10 4 (13.33%) Analytics
10 4 (13.33%) DevOps
10 4 (13.33%) Converged Networks
10 4 (13.33%) Cloud Computing
10 4 (13.33%) Open Source
10 4 (13.33%) RESTful
10 4 (13.33%) Visualisation

PHP
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

For the 6 months to 29 May 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%) Apache
2 1 (3.33%) CMS
2 1 (3.33%) IIS
2 1 (3.33%) Node.js
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 2 (6.67%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (53.33%) MySQL
2 4 (13.33%) Big Data
2 4 (13.33%) Data Warehouse
3 2 (6.67%) SQL Server
3 2 (6.67%) DB2
4 1 (3.33%) RDBMS
4 1 (3.33%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 6 (20.00%) Git (software)
2 3 (10.00%) Subversion
2 3 (10.00%) PhpStorm
3 1 (3.33%) Visual Studio
3 1 (3.33%) WebDriver
3 1 (3.33%) PHPUnit
3 1 (3.33%) Selenium
3 1 (3.33%) Jenkins
General
1 4 (13.33%) Finance
2 2 (6.67%) Retail
3 1 (3.33%) Games
3 1 (3.33%) Banking
3 1 (3.33%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 19 (63.33%) Developer
2 14 (46.67%) PHP Developer
3 4 (13.33%) Architect
3 4 (13.33%) Technical Architect
4 3 (10.00%) Chief Architect
4 3 (10.00%) Web Developer
4 3 (10.00%) Chief Technical Architect
5 2 (6.67%) PHP MySQL Developer
5 2 (6.67%) Head of Technology
5 2 (6.67%) Junior PHP Developer
5 2 (6.67%) IT Support
5 2 (6.67%) Junior IT Support
5 2 (6.67%) Front-End Developer
5 2 (6.67%) Junior
5 2 (6.67%) Systems Engineer
5 2 (6.67%) Junior Developer
6 1 (3.33%) QA Engineer
6 1 (3.33%) .NET Developer
6 1 (3.33%) Lead Technical Architect
6 1 (3.33%) PHP Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (30.00%) HTML
1 9 (30.00%) jQuery
2 8 (26.67%) CSS
3 6 (20.00%) .NET
4 5 (16.67%) HTML5
5 4 (13.33%) RESTful
6 2 (6.67%) Twitter Bootstrap
6 2 (6.67%) CSS3
6 2 (6.67%) CakePHP
6 2 (6.67%) XML
6 2 (6.67%) XHTML
7 1 (3.33%) Web Services
7 1 (3.33%) Backbone.js
Miscellaneous
1 4 (13.33%) Visualisation
2 3 (10.00%) CMDB
3 2 (6.67%) Enterprise Software
3 2 (6.67%) User Experience
3 2 (6.67%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (3.33%) Management Information System
4 1 (3.33%) Computer Science
4 1 (3.33%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 9 (30.00%) Linux
2 8 (26.67%) UNIX
3 4 (13.33%) Windows
4 2 (6.67%) Android
4 2 (6.67%) Windows CE
5 1 (3.33%) AIX
5 1 (3.33%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (43.33%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (33.33%) OO
3 8 (26.67%) OOP
4 6 (20.00%) Unit Testing
5 5 (16.67%) Continuous Integration
6 4 (13.33%) Big Data Analytics
6 4 (13.33%) Analytics
6 4 (13.33%) DevOps
6 4 (13.33%) Open Source
6 4 (13.33%) TDD
7 3 (10.00%) Scrum
7 3 (10.00%) MVC
7 3 (10.00%) Software Engineering
7 3 (10.00%) OO PHP
8 2 (6.67%) Technical Architecture
8 2 (6.67%) Web Development
8 2 (6.67%) Test Scripting
8 2 (6.67%) ITIL
8 2 (6.67%) UML
8 2 (6.67%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 14 (46.67%) JavaScript
2 8 (26.67%) SQL
2 8 (26.67%) Python
3 7 (23.33%) PHP5
4 6 (20.00%) Ruby
4 6 (20.00%) Java
5 4 (13.33%) C#
6 3 (10.00%) Jython
6 3 (10.00%) Perl
7 2 (6.67%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 1 (3.33%) DV Cleared
1 1 (3.33%) Security Cleared
1 1 (3.33%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.33%) QA
Vendors
1 3 (10.00%) Citrix
2 2 (6.67%) BMC
2 2 (6.67%) Remedy
3 1 (3.33%) Sun
3 1 (3.33%) HP
3 1 (3.33%) Oracle
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