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 19 February 2017 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
19 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
PHP
North West / Cheshire
Rank 36 60 57
Rank change year-on-year
+24 -3
Contract jobs citing PHP 14 13 16
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 2.83% 1.42% 2.07%
As % of the Programming Languages category 7.82% 3.79% 5.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 10 13
Median daily rate £325 £300 £288
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.33% +4.34%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £223 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £303 £308
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Median hourly rate - £16.75 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.75 £35.25 £22.35
% change year-on-year
-12.76% +57.71%

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
179 343 285
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 36.16% 37.45% 36.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 137 233 181
Median daily rate £375 £350 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £479 £500 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 11 6
Median hourly rate £43.71 £16.00 £35.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+173.20% -54.92%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £34.99 £13.00 £15.28
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £27.50 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.25 £40.00 £35.50
% change year-on-year
+3.12% +12.67%

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 19 February 2017.

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 19 February 2017. 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 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
Warrington - 5 £338 -
Crewe - 3 £400 - 2
Macclesfield - 3 £200 - 2
Wilmslow +1 1 £288 -4.16% 2
PHP
North West

PHP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 19 February 2017, 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 17 (65.38%) JavaScript
2 12 (46.15%) HTML
2 12 (46.15%) MySQL
2 12 (46.15%) CSS
3 9 (34.62%) jQuery
4 8 (30.77%) Front End Development
5 7 (26.92%) Zend
5 7 (26.92%) Java
5 7 (26.92%) Linux
5 7 (26.92%) E-Commerce
6 6 (23.08%) ERP
6 6 (23.08%) CRM
6 6 (23.08%) Agile Software Development
6 6 (23.08%) Web Development
6 6 (23.08%) Network Security
6 6 (23.08%) Magento
6 6 (23.08%) Digital Media
7 5 (19.23%) AngularJS
7 5 (19.23%) OO
7 5 (19.23%) MVC
7 5 (19.23%) Scrum
8 4 (15.38%) Finance
8 4 (15.38%) OOP
8 4 (15.38%) Apache
8 4 (15.38%) XML
8 4 (15.38%) Twitter Bootstrap
8 4 (15.38%) Laravel
8 4 (15.38%) Kanban
8 4 (15.38%) Zend Framework
9 3 (11.54%) Modular Programming

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 4 (15.38%) Apache
2 1 (3.85%) CMS
2 1 (3.85%) Confluence
2 1 (3.85%) IBM Notes
2 1 (3.85%) IIS
2 1 (3.85%) WordPress
Applications
1 1 (3.85%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 6 (23.08%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 3 (11.54%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (23.08%) Network Security
2 3 (11.54%) AMQP
3 2 (7.69%) VPN
4 1 (3.85%) BGP
4 1 (3.85%) Cisco Nexus
4 1 (3.85%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
4 1 (3.85%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
4 1 (3.85%) LAN
4 1 (3.85%) MPLS
4 1 (3.85%) SAN
4 1 (3.85%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (46.15%) MySQL
2 2 (7.69%) SQL Server
3 1 (3.85%) Data Mining
3 1 (3.85%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 3 (11.54%) Git (software)
1 3 (11.54%) Subversion
1 3 (11.54%) VSS/SourceSafe
2 1 (3.85%) Grunt
2 1 (3.85%) gulp
2 1 (3.85%) JIRA
General
1 4 (15.38%) Finance
Job Titles
1 21 (80.77%) Developer
2 14 (53.85%) PHP Developer
3 7 (26.92%) JavaScript Developer
4 4 (15.38%) Angular Developer
4 4 (15.38%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
4 4 (15.38%) HTML CSS Developer
4 4 (15.38%) HTML Developer
4 4 (15.38%) PHP Zend Developer
5 3 (11.54%) AWS Developer
6 2 (7.69%) Magento Developer
7 1 (3.85%) Agile Business Analyst
7 1 (3.85%) Designer
7 1 (3.85%) MySQL Developer
7 1 (3.85%) Network Architect
7 1 (3.85%) Network Security Architect
7 1 (3.85%) PHP Magento Developer
7 1 (3.85%) PHP MySQL Developer
7 1 (3.85%) Scrum Master
7 1 (3.85%) Senior Magento Developer
7 1 (3.85%) WordPress Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (46.15%) CSS
1 12 (46.15%) HTML
2 9 (34.62%) jQuery
3 5 (19.23%) AngularJS
4 4 (15.38%) Laravel
4 4 (15.38%) Twitter Bootstrap
4 4 (15.38%) XML
4 4 (15.38%) Zend Framework
5 3 (11.54%) LAMP
5 3 (11.54%) RabbitMQ
6 2 (7.69%) HTML5
7 1 (3.85%) Ajax
7 1 (3.85%) ASP.NET Web Forms
7 1 (3.85%) CodeIgniter
7 1 (3.85%) CSS3
7 1 (3.85%) Ember.js
7 1 (3.85%) JSON
7 1 (3.85%) li3
7 1 (3.85%) Node.js
7 1 (3.85%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 6 (23.08%) Digital Media
2 3 (11.54%) Mobile App
3 2 (7.69%) Linux Command Line
3 2 (7.69%) User Experience
4 1 (3.85%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (3.85%) Data Centre
4 1 (3.85%) Management Information System
4 1 (3.85%) NHS
4 1 (3.85%) PKI
4 1 (3.85%) Statistics
4 1 (3.85%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 7 (26.92%) Linux
2 2 (7.69%) Windows
3 1 (3.85%) Android
3 1 (3.85%) Apple iOS
3 1 (3.85%) Windows 7
3 1 (3.85%) Windows Server
3 1 (3.85%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (30.77%) Front End Development
2 7 (26.92%) E-Commerce
3 6 (23.08%) Agile Software Development
3 6 (23.08%) CRM
3 6 (23.08%) ERP
3 6 (23.08%) Web Development
4 5 (19.23%) MVC
4 5 (19.23%) OO
4 5 (19.23%) Scrum
5 4 (15.38%) Kanban
5 4 (15.38%) OOP
6 3 (11.54%) B2B
6 3 (11.54%) Modular Programming
6 3 (11.54%) Web Application Development
7 1 (3.85%) Analytics
7 1 (3.85%) Android Development
7 1 (3.85%) Coaching
7 1 (3.85%) iOS Development
7 1 (3.85%) Mobile Application Development
7 1 (3.85%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 17 (65.38%) JavaScript
2 7 (26.92%) Java
3 2 (7.69%) SQL
4 1 (3.85%) C#
4 1 (3.85%) Perl
4 1 (3.85%) Python
4 1 (3.85%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 1 (3.85%) CCNA
1 1 (3.85%) CCNP
1 1 (3.85%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (7.69%) QA
System Software
1 1 (3.85%) VMware ESX
Vendors
1 7 (26.92%) Zend
2 2 (7.69%) Microsoft
3 1 (3.85%) Atlassian
3 1 (3.85%) CheckPoint
3 1 (3.85%) Cisco
3 1 (3.85%) Citrix
3 1 (3.85%) F5
3 1 (3.85%) Lotus
3 1 (3.85%) Oracle
3 1 (3.85%) Palo Alto
3 1 (3.85%) Tableau
3 1 (3.85%) Twitter
3 1 (3.85%) VMware