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 22 August 2014 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
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
PHP
Rank 44 50 43
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -7
Contract jobs citing PHP 27 18 28
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 3.13% 2.15% 3.15%
As % of the Programming Languages category 9.54% 6.43% 8.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 10 21
Average daily rate
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£495 £338 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+46.66% +12.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £320 £260 £188
10% offered a daily rate of more than £540 £500 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £286 £285
% change year-on-year
+13.53% +0.43%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.55 £27.50 £19.50
% change year-on-year
+22.00% +41.02%
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
283 280 336
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 32.75% 33.49% 37.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 155 138 220
Average daily rate £363 £308 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+17.69% -5.23%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £225 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £520 £420 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 11 8
Average hourly rate £34.00 £40.00 £42.26
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-15.00% -5.34%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.20 £30.47 £38.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.15 £50.00 £43.44
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £34.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+2.94% -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 22 August 2014.

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 22 August 2014. 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 +2 19 £510 - 2
Chester +4 2 £98 -80.50% 3
Crewe - - - - 3
Knutsford - - - - 1
Macclesfield - - - - 1
Wilmslow - - - - 1
PHP
North West

PHP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, 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 27 (72.97%) JavaScript
1 27 (72.97%) Linux
2 22 (59.46%) Java
3 19 (51.35%) Open Source
4 18 (48.65%) Python
4 18 (48.65%) C++
5 17 (45.95%) HTML
5 17 (45.95%) C#
5 17 (45.95%) TDD
5 17 (45.95%) BDD
5 17 (45.95%) NoSQL
5 17 (45.95%) Ruby
5 17 (45.95%) JSON
5 17 (45.95%) Unit Testing
6 16 (43.24%) SQL
6 16 (43.24%) CSS
7 15 (40.54%) XHTML
7 15 (40.54%) Scala
8 14 (37.84%) RESTful
8 14 (37.84%) Agile Software Development
9 13 (35.14%) Web Services
9 13 (35.14%) XML
10 11 (29.73%) Continuous Integration
11 10 (27.03%) MySQL
12 7 (18.92%) Ajax
12 7 (18.92%) Git (software)
13 6 (16.22%) PHP5
13 6 (16.22%) REST
13 6 (16.22%) Web Design
13 6 (16.22%) LAMP

PHP
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, 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 5 (13.51%) CMS
2 2 (5.41%) Apache
3 1 (2.70%) WebSphere
3 1 (2.70%) WordPress
3 1 (2.70%) Elasticsearch
3 1 (2.70%) Apache Solr
Business Applications
1 3 (8.11%) Magento
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.70%) SSL
1 1 (2.70%) HTTP
1 1 (2.70%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (45.95%) NoSQL
2 10 (27.03%) MySQL
3 2 (5.41%) RDBMS
3 2 (5.41%) PostgreSQL
3 2 (5.41%) Relational Database
4 1 (2.70%) Redis
4 1 (2.70%) Oracle Database
4 1 (2.70%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 7 (18.92%) Git (software)
2 5 (13.51%) Subversion
General
1 5 (13.51%) Marketing
2 1 (2.70%) Banking
2 1 (2.70%) Finance
Job Titles
1 33 (89.19%) Developer
2 13 (35.14%) PHP Developer
3 8 (21.62%) Senior Developer
4 5 (13.51%) Java Developer
5 3 (8.11%) PHP Magento Developer
5 3 (8.11%) Magento Developer
5 3 (8.11%) Web Developer
6 2 (5.41%) Software Developer
6 2 (5.41%) C++/Java Developer
6 2 (5.41%) Senior PHP Developer
7 1 (2.70%) Python Developer
7 1 (2.70%) Digital Project Manager
7 1 (2.70%) PHP MySQL Developer
7 1 (2.70%) WordPress Developer
7 1 (2.70%) Senior Magento Developer
7 1 (2.70%) Linux DevOps Engineer
7 1 (2.70%) DevOps Engineer
7 1 (2.70%) Java Team Leader
7 1 (2.70%) Senior Java Developer
7 1 (2.70%) Senior C++ Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (45.95%) HTML
1 17 (45.95%) JSON
2 16 (43.24%) CSS
3 15 (40.54%) XHTML
4 14 (37.84%) RESTful
5 13 (35.14%) Web Services
5 13 (35.14%) XML
6 7 (18.92%) Ajax
7 6 (16.22%) REST
7 6 (16.22%) LAMP
8 3 (8.11%) jQuery
9 2 (5.41%) Symfony
10 1 (2.70%) CodeIgniter
10 1 (2.70%) Django
10 1 (2.70%) Spring MVC
10 1 (2.70%) CSS3
10 1 (2.70%) Laravel
10 1 (2.70%) Sass
10 1 (2.70%) AngularJS
10 1 (2.70%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 19 (51.35%) Open Source
2 1 (2.70%) Chemistry
2 1 (2.70%) Biology
2 1 (2.70%) Life Science
2 1 (2.70%) Wiki
2 1 (2.70%) Statistics
2 1 (2.70%) Digital Media
2 1 (2.70%) Mobile App
2 1 (2.70%) Visualisation
2 1 (2.70%) Social Media
2 1 (2.70%) EPoS
Operating Systems
1 27 (72.97%) Linux
2 2 (5.41%) UNIX
3 1 (2.70%) CentOS
3 1 (2.70%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (45.95%) TDD
1 17 (45.95%) BDD
1 17 (45.95%) Unit Testing
2 14 (37.84%) Agile Software Development
3 11 (29.73%) Continuous Integration
4 6 (16.22%) Web Design
4 6 (16.22%) OO
5 5 (13.51%) OO PHP
6 3 (8.11%) OOP
7 2 (5.41%) E-Commerce
7 2 (5.41%) MVC
7 2 (5.41%) SEO
7 2 (5.41%) Software Engineering
8 1 (2.70%) Business Analysis
8 1 (2.70%) Supplier Management
8 1 (2.70%) Web Development
8 1 (2.70%) DevOps
8 1 (2.70%) Responsive Web Design
8 1 (2.70%) Content Management
8 1 (2.70%) Risk Management
Programming Languages
1 27 (72.97%) JavaScript
2 22 (59.46%) Java
3 18 (48.65%) Python
3 18 (48.65%) C++
4 17 (45.95%) C#
4 17 (45.95%) Ruby
5 16 (43.24%) SQL
6 15 (40.54%) Scala
7 6 (16.22%) PHP5
8 1 (2.70%) R
8 1 (2.70%) MATLAB
8 1 (2.70%) VB
8 1 (2.70%) Perl
8 1 (2.70%) C
Qualifications
1 1 (2.70%) Degree
1 1 (2.70%) SC Cleared
1 1 (2.70%) Security Cleared
1 1 (2.70%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (13.51%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 1 (2.70%) GPFS
1 1 (2.70%) Varnish
Systems Management
1 2 (5.41%) Puppet
2 1 (2.70%) Ganglia
2 1 (2.70%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (2.70%) YUM
2 1 (2.70%) Nagios
Vendors
1 3 (8.11%) Oracle
2 2 (5.41%) Zend
3 1 (2.70%) Red Hat
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