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 June 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 Jun 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
PHP
Rank 61 43 51
Rank change year-on-year
-18 +8
Contract jobs citing PHP 16 23 15
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 1.65% 2.92% 2.12%
As % of the Programming Languages category 4.26% 10.36% 6.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 17 7
Average daily rate
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£350 £495 £344
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-29.29% +44.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £307 £300 £286
10% offered a daily rate of more than £800 £540 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £325 £275
% change year-on-year
- +18.18%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.00 £34.00 £22.66
% change year-on-year
+14.70% +50.04%
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
376 222 228
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 38.80% 28.17% 32.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 257 124 102
Average daily rate £400 £356 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.28% -5.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £245 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £520 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 5
Average hourly rate £33.00 £20.00 £50.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+65.00% -60.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.00 £36.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+2.77% +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 29 June 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 June 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 -16 6 £800 +56.86% 6
Knutsford - 4 £318 - 1
Chester - 2 £463 - 6
Ellesmere Port - 1 - -
Macclesfield - 1 £330 - 2
PHP
North West

PHP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 29 June 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 12 (50.00%) JavaScript
2 11 (45.83%) Agile Software Development
3 10 (41.67%) MySQL
4 9 (37.50%) Linux
5 8 (33.33%) UNIX
5 8 (33.33%) SQL
6 7 (29.17%) HTML
6 7 (29.17%) CSS
6 7 (29.17%) Python
7 6 (25.00%) OOP
7 6 (25.00%) OO
7 6 (25.00%) .NET
7 6 (25.00%) jQuery
7 6 (25.00%) Git (software)
8 5 (20.83%) PHP5
8 5 (20.83%) Unit Testing
8 5 (20.83%) Continuous Integration
8 5 (20.83%) Java
8 5 (20.83%) Ruby
9 4 (16.67%) Data Warehouse
9 4 (16.67%) Cloud Computing
9 4 (16.67%) RESTful
9 4 (16.67%) Visualisation
9 4 (16.67%) HTML5
9 4 (16.67%) Unified Communications
9 4 (16.67%) Open Source
9 4 (16.67%) Big Data
9 4 (16.67%) Big Data Analytics
9 4 (16.67%) Analytics
9 4 (16.67%) DevOps

PHP
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

For the 6 months to 29 June 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 1 (4.17%) CMS
1 1 (4.17%) Node.js
Applications
1 1 (4.17%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (8.33%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 4 (16.67%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 4 (16.67%) Unified Communications
1 4 (16.67%) Converged Networks
2 3 (12.50%) TCP/IP
2 3 (12.50%) SAN
2 3 (12.50%) NAS
3 1 (4.17%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (41.67%) MySQL
2 4 (16.67%) Data Warehouse
2 4 (16.67%) Big Data
3 3 (12.50%) SQL Server
4 2 (8.33%) DB2
5 1 (4.17%) RDBMS
5 1 (4.17%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (4.17%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 6 (25.00%) Git (software)
2 3 (12.50%) PhpStorm
3 2 (8.33%) Subversion
4 1 (4.17%) VSS/SourceSafe
4 1 (4.17%) PHPUnit
4 1 (4.17%) Jenkins
General
1 3 (12.50%) Finance
2 2 (8.33%) Retail
3 1 (4.17%) Investment Banking
3 1 (4.17%) Banking
Job Titles
1 14 (58.33%) Developer
2 11 (45.83%) PHP Developer
3 4 (16.67%) Technical Architect
3 4 (16.67%) Architect
4 3 (12.50%) Chief Architect
4 3 (12.50%) Chief Technical Architect
5 2 (8.33%) IT Support
5 2 (8.33%) Junior IT Support
5 2 (8.33%) PHP MySQL Developer
5 2 (8.33%) Head of Technology
5 2 (8.33%) Junior PHP Developer
5 2 (8.33%) Junior Developer
5 2 (8.33%) Front-End Developer
5 2 (8.33%) Junior
5 2 (8.33%) Systems Engineer
6 1 (4.17%) .NET Developer
6 1 (4.17%) Web Developer
6 1 (4.17%) Consultant
6 1 (4.17%) Lead Architect
6 1 (4.17%) Chief Technology Officer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (29.17%) HTML
1 7 (29.17%) CSS
2 6 (25.00%) .NET
2 6 (25.00%) jQuery
3 4 (16.67%) RESTful
3 4 (16.67%) HTML5
4 3 (12.50%) CSS3
5 2 (8.33%) XML
5 2 (8.33%) XHTML
6 1 (4.17%) .NET Framework
6 1 (4.17%) ASP.NET MVC
6 1 (4.17%) ASP.NET
6 1 (4.17%) Web Services
6 1 (4.17%) Backbone.js
Miscellaneous
1 4 (16.67%) Visualisation
2 3 (12.50%) CMDB
3 2 (8.33%) Enterprise Software
3 2 (8.33%) User Experience
3 2 (8.33%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (4.17%) Management Information System
4 1 (4.17%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 9 (37.50%) Linux
2 8 (33.33%) UNIX
3 3 (12.50%) Windows
4 2 (8.33%) Windows CE
4 2 (8.33%) Android
5 1 (4.17%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (45.83%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (25.00%) OOP
2 6 (25.00%) OO
3 5 (20.83%) Unit Testing
3 5 (20.83%) Continuous Integration
4 4 (16.67%) Open Source
4 4 (16.67%) Big Data Analytics
4 4 (16.67%) Analytics
4 4 (16.67%) DevOps
5 3 (12.50%) MVC
5 3 (12.50%) Scrum
5 3 (12.50%) TDD
5 3 (12.50%) Software Engineering
6 2 (8.33%) Technical Architecture
6 2 (8.33%) Web Development
6 2 (8.33%) ITIL
6 2 (8.33%) Service Management
6 2 (8.33%) ITSM
6 2 (8.33%) OO PHP
6 2 (8.33%) API Development
Programming Languages
1 12 (50.00%) JavaScript
2 8 (33.33%) SQL
3 7 (29.17%) Python
4 5 (20.83%) Java
4 5 (20.83%) Ruby
4 5 (20.83%) PHP5
5 3 (12.50%) Jython
5 3 (12.50%) C#
5 3 (12.50%) Perl
6 2 (8.33%) Shell Script
7 1 (4.17%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (8.33%) Degree
2 1 (4.17%) DV Cleared
2 1 (4.17%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 3 (12.50%) Citrix
2 2 (8.33%) BMC
2 2 (8.33%) Remedy
3 1 (4.17%) Microsoft
3 1 (4.17%) Sun
3 1 (4.17%) HP
Cheshire
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