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 31 May 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
31 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
PHP
Rank 61 64 57
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -7
Contract jobs citing PHP 27 18 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 2.66% 1.83% 1.48%
As % of the Programming Languages category 6.41% 4.63% 5.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 15 10
Median daily rate £363 £350 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.57% +16.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £277 £308 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £424 £800 £480
UK excluding London median daily rate £338 £314 £338
% change year-on-year
+7.56% -7.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Median hourly rate £10.00 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £22.50 £37.00
% change year-on-year
-26.66% -39.18%
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
421 389 216
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 41.44% 39.57% 26.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 299 265 116
Median daily rate £401 £408 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.71% +25.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £288 £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £698 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £343
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +2.18%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 2 0
Median hourly rate £21.00 £32.75 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-35.87% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £37.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +2.77%

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 31 May 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 31 May 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 0 9 £413 +1.53% 9
Warrington -13 8 £363 -54.68% 2
Macclesfield -2 1 £350 +6.06% 3
PHP
North West

PHP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 31 May 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 27 (65.85%) JavaScript
2 21 (51.22%) Web Development
3 18 (43.90%) Java
4 16 (39.02%) ERP
4 16 (39.02%) CRM
4 16 (39.02%) Network Security
4 16 (39.02%) Digital Media
5 12 (29.27%) SQL
5 12 (29.27%) MySQL
6 11 (26.83%) SQL Server
6 11 (26.83%) HTML
7 10 (24.39%) .NET
7 10 (24.39%) CSS
8 9 (21.95%) Linux
8 9 (21.95%) Business Intelligence
8 9 (21.95%) Microsoft
8 9 (21.95%) Continuous Integration
8 9 (21.95%) Finance
9 8 (19.51%) LAMP
9 8 (19.51%) ETL
9 8 (19.51%) XML
9 8 (19.51%) Vertica
10 7 (17.07%) Big Data
10 7 (17.07%) Talend
10 7 (17.07%) Mobile App
10 7 (17.07%) Talend Open Studio
10 7 (17.07%) E-Commerce
10 7 (17.07%) Agile Software Development
11 6 (14.63%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 6 (14.63%) Drupal

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 6 (14.63%) CMS
1 6 (14.63%) Drupal
1 6 (14.63%) WordPress
2 5 (12.20%) IIS
2 5 (12.20%) Tomcat
3 3 (7.32%) Apache
3 3 (7.32%) JBoss
3 3 (7.32%) Node.js
3 3 (7.32%) SharePoint
4 2 (4.88%) BizTalk Server
4 2 (4.88%) ExpressionEngine
5 1 (2.44%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 3 (7.32%) MS Excel
2 1 (2.44%) Adobe Creative Suite
2 1 (2.44%) MS Project
2 1 (2.44%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.44%) Google Play
Communications & Networking
1 16 (39.02%) Network Security
2 5 (12.20%) Internet
3 3 (7.32%) DNS
3 3 (7.32%) Intranet
3 3 (7.32%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (29.27%) MySQL
2 11 (26.83%) SQL Server
3 7 (17.07%) Big Data
4 6 (14.63%) OLAP
4 6 (14.63%) OLAP Cube
4 6 (14.63%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 3 (7.32%) Data Warehouse
6 2 (4.88%) SQL Server 2005
7 1 (2.44%) Data Mining
7 1 (2.44%) SQL Server 2008
7 1 (2.44%) SQL Server 2012
7 1 (2.44%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 7 (17.07%) Talend Open Studio
2 6 (14.63%) Jenkins
3 1 (2.44%) JUnit
3 1 (2.44%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
3 1 (2.44%) Xcode
General
1 9 (21.95%) Finance
2 2 (4.88%) Publishing
3 1 (2.44%) German Language
3 1 (2.44%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 28 (68.29%) Developer
2 16 (39.02%) PHP Developer
3 5 (12.20%) Web Developer
4 4 (9.76%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
4 4 (9.76%) MySQL Developer
4 4 (9.76%) PHP MySQL Developer
4 4 (9.76%) PHP Web Developer
4 4 (9.76%) XML Developer
5 3 (7.32%) HTML Developer
5 3 (7.32%) JavaScript Developer
5 3 (7.32%) SQL Developer
6 2 (4.88%) Applications Engineer
6 2 (4.88%) Architect
6 2 (4.88%) BizTalk Developer
6 2 (4.88%) CMS Developer
6 2 (4.88%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 2 (4.88%) Migration Engineer
6 2 (4.88%) SQL Server Developer
6 2 (4.88%) Talend Developer
6 2 (4.88%) Technical Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (26.83%) HTML
2 10 (24.39%) .NET
2 10 (24.39%) CSS
3 8 (19.51%) LAMP
3 8 (19.51%) XML
4 5 (12.20%) jQuery
4 5 (12.20%) Web Services
5 4 (9.76%) JSON
5 4 (9.76%) Middleware
5 4 (9.76%) RESTful
6 3 (7.32%) .NET Framework
6 3 (7.32%) CakePHP
6 3 (7.32%) Laravel
6 3 (7.32%) PhoneGap
6 3 (7.32%) WAMP
7 2 (4.88%) CodeIgniter
7 2 (4.88%) HTML5
7 2 (4.88%) JSP
8 1 (2.44%) Android SDK
8 1 (2.44%) iOS SDK
Miscellaneous
1 16 (39.02%) Digital Media
2 7 (17.07%) Mobile App
3 2 (4.88%) PMI
4 1 (2.44%) iPad
4 1 (2.44%) Management Information System
4 1 (2.44%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 9 (21.95%) Linux
2 6 (14.63%) Windows
3 5 (12.20%) Apple iOS
4 4 (9.76%) Android
4 4 (9.76%) Windows Server 2012
5 3 (7.32%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 2 (4.88%) Windows Server
7 1 (2.44%) Windows 7
7 1 (2.44%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (51.22%) Web Development
2 16 (39.02%) CRM
2 16 (39.02%) ERP
3 9 (21.95%) Business Intelligence
3 9 (21.95%) Continuous Integration
4 8 (19.51%) ETL
5 7 (17.07%) Agile Software Development
5 7 (17.07%) E-Commerce
6 6 (14.63%) Analytics
6 6 (14.63%) Dimensional Modelling
6 6 (14.63%) Kimball Methodology
7 5 (12.20%) Front End Development
7 5 (12.20%) OO
7 5 (12.20%) TDD
8 3 (7.32%) Content Management
8 3 (7.32%) ITIL
8 3 (7.32%) Load Balancing
8 3 (7.32%) Migration
8 3 (7.32%) MVC
8 3 (7.32%) Web Design
Programming Languages
1 27 (65.85%) JavaScript
2 18 (43.90%) Java
3 12 (29.27%) SQL
4 3 (7.32%) Bash Shell
4 3 (7.32%) C#
4 3 (7.32%) PowerShell
5 2 (4.88%) PHP 5
5 2 (4.88%) T-SQL
6 1 (2.44%) Objective-C
6 1 (2.44%) VB
Qualifications
1 3 (7.32%) MCITP
1 3 (7.32%) MCTS
1 3 (7.32%) Microsoft Certification
1 3 (7.32%) RHCE
2 2 (4.88%) PMI Certification
3 1 (2.44%) ISEB
3 1 (2.44%) ISTQB
3 1 (2.44%) SC Cleared
3 1 (2.44%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.44%) QA
System Software
1 3 (7.32%) Active Directory
1 3 (7.32%) UAG
Systems Management
1 3 (7.32%) Puppet
1 3 (7.32%) Red Hat Satellite
Vendors
1 9 (21.95%) Microsoft
2 8 (19.51%) Vertica
3 7 (17.07%) Talend
4 3 (7.32%) Brocade
4 3 (7.32%) Red Hat
5 2 (4.88%) AppSense
5 2 (4.88%) Oracle
5 2 (4.88%) Tableau
6 1 (2.44%) Adobe
6 1 (2.44%) Google
6 1 (2.44%) VMware
Chester, Cheshire
Cathcart Associates Ltd
Rate: £275 - £325 per day
Posted: 5 days ago