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 5 December 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
5 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
PHP
Rank 50 67 51
Rank change year-on-year
+17 -16
Contract jobs citing PHP 8 6 19
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 1.20% 0.60% 2.52%
As % of the Programming Languages category 4.44% 2.05% 7.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 3 14
Median daily rate £400 £275 £288
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+45.45% -4.34%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £127 £211
10% offered a daily rate of more than £413 £375 £350
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+15.38% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.00 £30.00 £33.50
% change year-on-year
-33.33% -10.44%
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
180 292 253
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 27.07% 29.20% 33.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 134 209 134
Median daily rate £378 £388 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.45% +10.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £279 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £435
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 3 10
Median hourly rate £21.00 £13.00 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+61.53% -62.85%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.60 £13.00 £30.87
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £26.20 £15.70 £39.10
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £38.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +10.00%

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 5 December 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 5 December 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 3 £413 +3.12% 2
Warrington - 1 £300 - 2
PHP
North West

PHP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 5 December 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 30 (88.24%) JavaScript
2 23 (67.65%) Web Development
3 20 (58.82%) Java
4 19 (55.88%) CRM
4 19 (55.88%) ERP
4 19 (55.88%) Network Security
4 19 (55.88%) Digital Media
5 16 (47.06%) HTML
5 16 (47.06%) CSS
6 12 (35.29%) E-Commerce
6 12 (35.29%) Agile Software Development
7 9 (26.47%) jQuery
7 9 (26.47%) MySQL
8 8 (23.53%) TDD
9 7 (20.59%) XML
9 7 (20.59%) AngularJS
9 7 (20.59%) Front End Development
10 6 (17.65%) HTML5
10 6 (17.65%) CSS3
10 6 (17.65%) SQL Server
10 6 (17.65%) SQL
11 5 (14.71%) Retail
12 4 (11.76%) gulp
12 4 (11.76%) Grunt
12 4 (11.76%) Twitter Bootstrap
12 4 (11.76%) Git (software)
12 4 (11.76%) QA
13 3 (8.82%) JIRA
13 3 (8.82%) WordPress
13 3 (8.82%) Scrum

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 (8.82%) WordPress
2 2 (5.88%) Adobe Experience Manager
3 1 (2.94%) CMS
3 1 (2.94%) Confluence
3 1 (2.94%) Drupal
3 1 (2.94%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 3 (8.82%) Photoshop
2 2 (5.88%) MS Excel
3 1 (2.94%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (2.94%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 2 (5.88%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 19 (55.88%) Network Security
2 2 (5.88%) Internet
2 2 (5.88%) VPN
3 1 (2.94%) BGP
3 1 (2.94%) Cisco Nexus
3 1 (2.94%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
3 1 (2.94%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
3 1 (2.94%) Intranet
3 1 (2.94%) LAN
3 1 (2.94%) MPLS
3 1 (2.94%) SAN
3 1 (2.94%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (26.47%) MySQL
2 6 (17.65%) SQL Server
3 1 (2.94%) Big Data
3 1 (2.94%) Data Mining
3 1 (2.94%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (2.94%) Informix
3 1 (2.94%) MongoDB
3 1 (2.94%) RDBMS
3 1 (2.94%) Relational Database
3 1 (2.94%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 4 (11.76%) Git (software)
1 4 (11.76%) Grunt
1 4 (11.76%) gulp
2 3 (8.82%) Jenkins
2 3 (8.82%) JIRA
3 2 (5.88%) PHPUnit
4 1 (2.94%) Cucumber
4 1 (2.94%) Introscope
4 1 (2.94%) Jasmine
4 1 (2.94%) JUnit
4 1 (2.94%) Mockito
4 1 (2.94%) QUnit
4 1 (2.94%) Selenium
4 1 (2.94%) SonarQube
4 1 (2.94%) Subversion
4 1 (2.94%) Xcode
General
1 5 (14.71%) Retail
2 3 (8.82%) Finance
2 3 (8.82%) Manufacturing
3 1 (2.94%) Banking
Job Titles
1 24 (70.59%) Developer
2 9 (26.47%) JavaScript Developer
3 8 (23.53%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
4 7 (20.59%) HTML Developer
5 6 (17.65%) PHP Developer
6 5 (14.71%) Angular Developer
6 5 (14.71%) HTML CSS Developer
6 5 (14.71%) SQL Developer
6 5 (14.71%) Web Developer
7 3 (8.82%) Agile Developer
7 3 (8.82%) DBA
7 3 (8.82%) Lead Developer
7 3 (8.82%) SQL DBA
7 3 (8.82%) WordPress Developer
8 2 (5.88%) .NET Developer
8 2 (5.88%) C# Developer
8 2 (5.88%) Excel Developer
8 2 (5.88%) PHP Web Developer
8 2 (5.88%) SQL Server Developer
8 2 (5.88%) VB.NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (47.06%) CSS
1 16 (47.06%) HTML
2 9 (26.47%) jQuery
3 7 (20.59%) AngularJS
3 7 (20.59%) XML
4 6 (17.65%) CSS3
4 6 (17.65%) HTML5
5 4 (11.76%) Twitter Bootstrap
6 3 (8.82%) .NET
7 2 (5.88%) Gherkin
7 2 (5.88%) Zend Framework
8 1 (2.94%) Android SDK
8 1 (2.94%) Cocoa
8 1 (2.94%) CodeIgniter
8 1 (2.94%) iOS SDK
8 1 (2.94%) JSON
8 1 (2.94%) LESS
8 1 (2.94%) PowerMock
8 1 (2.94%) Sass
8 1 (2.94%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 19 (55.88%) Digital Media
2 2 (5.88%) User Experience
3 1 (2.94%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (2.94%) Data Centre
3 1 (2.94%) Management Information System
3 1 (2.94%) N-Tier
3 1 (2.94%) PKI
3 1 (2.94%) Statistics
3 1 (2.94%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 2 (5.88%) Android
2 1 (2.94%) Apple iOS
2 1 (2.94%) Linux
2 1 (2.94%) Windows
2 1 (2.94%) Windows 7
2 1 (2.94%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (67.65%) Web Development
2 19 (55.88%) CRM
2 19 (55.88%) ERP
3 12 (35.29%) Agile Software Development
3 12 (35.29%) E-Commerce
4 8 (23.53%) TDD
5 7 (20.59%) Front End Development
6 3 (8.82%) Business Intelligence
6 3 (8.82%) Mobile Development
6 3 (8.82%) OO
6 3 (8.82%) Scrum
7 2 (5.88%) Change Management
7 2 (5.88%) ETL
7 2 (5.88%) Kanban
7 2 (5.88%) Migration
7 2 (5.88%) SDLC
7 2 (5.88%) SEO
7 2 (5.88%) Stakeholder Management
7 2 (5.88%) Time Management
7 2 (5.88%) Web Design
Programming Languages
1 30 (88.24%) JavaScript
2 20 (58.82%) Java
3 6 (17.65%) SQL
4 2 (5.88%) C#
4 2 (5.88%) VB.NET
5 1 (2.94%) Objective-C
5 1 (2.94%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (5.88%) Degree
2 1 (2.94%) CCNA
2 1 (2.94%) CCNP
2 1 (2.94%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (11.76%) QA
System Software
1 1 (2.94%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 1 (2.94%) HP SiteScope
1 1 (2.94%) Puppet
Vendors
1 3 (8.82%) Adobe
2 2 (5.88%) Zend
3 1 (2.94%) Atlassian
3 1 (2.94%) CheckPoint
3 1 (2.94%) Cisco
3 1 (2.94%) Citrix
3 1 (2.94%) Compuware
3 1 (2.94%) F5
3 1 (2.94%) HP
3 1 (2.94%) IBM
3 1 (2.94%) Lotus
3 1 (2.94%) Microsoft
3 1 (2.94%) Oracle
3 1 (2.94%) Palo Alto
3 1 (2.94%) Perforce
3 1 (2.94%) RightScale
3 1 (2.94%) Tableau
3 1 (2.94%) Vertica
3 1 (2.94%) VMware