The first table below looks at the demand for PHP5 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 PHP5 over the 3 months to 23 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Programming Languages category for the Cheshire region.

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
23 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
PHP 5
Rank 61 65 64
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -1
Contract jobs citing PHP5 4 6 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 0.52% 0.79% 0.58%
As % of the Programming Languages category 1.67% 2.46% 1.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 6 3
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£300 £325 £238
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.69% +36.84%
UK excluding London average daily rate £315 £285 £275
% change year-on-year
+10.52% +3.63%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £32.50
Programming Languages Category
Cheshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
240 244 322
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 31.29% 32.28% 37.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 133 117 201
Average daily rate £373 £325 £311
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.61% +4.41%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £245 £240 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £520 £425 £456
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 4 9
Average hourly rate £20.00 £40.57 £39.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-50.70% +2.70%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.72 £30.00 £16.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.00 £50.00 £43.45
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £35.00
PHP5
North West

PHP5
Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing PHP5 across the Cheshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Programming Languages category.

PHP5 Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

PHP5
Daily Rate Trend in Cheshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing PHP5 across the Cheshire region.

PHP5 Daily Rate Trend in Cheshire

PHP5
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 PHP5 within the Cheshire region over the 3 months to 23 July 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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Rank Change
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Last Year
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Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
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Job
Vacancies
Warrington - 3 £300 -
PHP5
North West

PHP5
Top 27 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 23 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Cheshire region citing PHP5 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 PHP5.

1 6 (100.00%) PHP
1 6 (100.00%) MySQL
1 6 (100.00%) OO
1 6 (100.00%) Git (software)
2 5 (83.33%) ISO 9001
2 5 (83.33%) OO PHP
2 5 (83.33%) REST
2 5 (83.33%) CMS
2 5 (83.33%) LAMP
2 5 (83.33%) Web Design
2 5 (83.33%) Subversion
2 5 (83.33%) Marketing
2 5 (83.33%) JSON
2 5 (83.33%) XHTML
2 5 (83.33%) HTML
2 5 (83.33%) JavaScript
2 5 (83.33%) CSS
2 5 (83.33%) XML
2 5 (83.33%) Linux
3 1 (16.67%) OOP
3 1 (16.67%) E-Commerce
3 1 (16.67%) Symfony
3 1 (16.67%) Zend
3 1 (16.67%) CodeIgniter
3 1 (16.67%) Laravel
3 1 (16.67%) Digital Media
3 1 (16.67%) TDD

PHP5
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

For the 6 months to 23 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Cheshire region citing PHP5 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 PHP5. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 5 (83.33%) CMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (100.00%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 6 (100.00%) Git (software)
2 5 (83.33%) Subversion
General
1 5 (83.33%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 6 (100.00%) Developer
1 6 (100.00%) PHP Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (83.33%) HTML
1 5 (83.33%) CSS
1 5 (83.33%) XML
1 5 (83.33%) XHTML
1 5 (83.33%) LAMP
1 5 (83.33%) JSON
1 5 (83.33%) REST
2 1 (16.67%) Laravel
2 1 (16.67%) Symfony
2 1 (16.67%) CodeIgniter
Miscellaneous
1 1 (16.67%) Digital Media
Operating Systems
1 5 (83.33%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (100.00%) OO
2 5 (83.33%) Web Design
2 5 (83.33%) OO PHP
3 1 (16.67%) OOP
3 1 (16.67%) TDD
3 1 (16.67%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 6 (100.00%) PHP
2 5 (83.33%) JavaScript
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (83.33%) ISO 9001
Vendors
1 1 (16.67%) Zend