The table below looks at the statistics for PHP skills in IT contracts advertised for the Chester region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited PHP over the 3 months to 30 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
30 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
PHP
Rank 25 31 34
Rank change year-on-year
+6 +3
Contract jobs citing PHP 9 4 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Chester 4.43% 1.65% 0.96%
As % of the Programming Languages category 7.09% 4.17% 2.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 4 1
Median daily rate £413 £406 £320
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.53% +26.95%
UK excluding London median daily rate £338 £315 £338
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.75 £22.50 £37.15
% change year-on-year
-30.00% -39.42%
PHP
Cheshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Programming Languages category in contract jobs advertised in the Chester region.

Programming Languages Category
Chester
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
127 96 77
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Chester 62.56% 39.51% 36.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 115 72 39
Median daily rate £400 £401 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.12% +14.42%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £340 £160
10% offered a daily rate of more than £468 £470 £388
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £343
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +2.18%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 1 0
Median hourly rate £21.00 £42.50 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-50.58% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £36.50 £36.00
% change year-on-year
+2.73% +1.38%

PHP
Jobs Demand Trend in Chester

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Chester region citing PHP as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Programming Languages category.

PHP Jobs Demand Trend in Chester

PHP
Daily Rate Trend in Chester

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

PHP Daily Rate Trend in Chester

PHP
Daily Rate Histogram in Chester

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing PHP across the Chester region over the 3 months to 30 May 2016.

PHP Daily Rate Histogram in Chester

PHP
Hourly Rate Trend in Chester

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing PHP across the Chester region.

PHP Hourly Rate Trend in Chester

PHP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Chester

For the 6 months to 30 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 Chester region with a requirement for PHP.

1 10 (62.50%) JavaScript
2 9 (56.25%) SQL
3 8 (50.00%) SQL Server
3 8 (50.00%) Web Development
4 7 (43.75%) Java
4 7 (43.75%) CRM
4 7 (43.75%) ERP
4 7 (43.75%) Network Security
4 7 (43.75%) Digital Media
5 6 (37.50%) Vertica
5 6 (37.50%) ETL
5 6 (37.50%) Business Intelligence
6 5 (31.25%) MySQL
6 5 (31.25%) Finance
6 5 (31.25%) E-Commerce
6 5 (31.25%) Talend
6 5 (31.25%) Talend Open Studio
7 4 (25.00%) Dimensional Modelling
7 4 (25.00%) Continuous Integration
7 4 (25.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 4 (25.00%) OLAP Cube
7 4 (25.00%) Big Data
7 4 (25.00%) Kimball Methodology
7 4 (25.00%) Analytics
7 4 (25.00%) Jenkins
7 4 (25.00%) OLAP
7 4 (25.00%) XML
7 4 (25.00%) Linux
7 4 (25.00%) Middleware
8 3 (18.75%) Microsoft

PHP
Top Related IT Skills in Chester 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 2 (12.50%) BizTalk Server
1 2 (12.50%) Drupal
1 2 (12.50%) IIS
1 2 (12.50%) Tomcat
2 1 (6.25%) WordPress
Applications
1 1 (6.25%) Adobe Creative Suite
Communications & Networking
1 7 (43.75%) Network Security
2 2 (12.50%) Internet
2 2 (12.50%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (50.00%) SQL Server
2 5 (31.25%) MySQL
3 4 (25.00%) Big Data
3 4 (25.00%) OLAP
3 4 (25.00%) OLAP Cube
3 4 (25.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 2 (12.50%) SQL Server 2005
5 1 (6.25%) Data Mining
5 1 (6.25%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (6.25%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (6.25%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 5 (31.25%) Talend Open Studio
2 4 (25.00%) Jenkins
3 1 (6.25%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 5 (31.25%) Finance
2 2 (12.50%) Publishing
3 1 (6.25%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 11 (68.75%) Developer
2 5 (31.25%) PHP Developer
3 4 (25.00%) MySQL Developer
3 4 (25.00%) PHP MySQL Developer
3 4 (25.00%) XML Developer
4 2 (12.50%) Applications Engineer
4 2 (12.50%) BizTalk Developer
4 2 (12.50%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
4 2 (12.50%) Migration Engineer
4 2 (12.50%) Talend Developer
5 1 (6.25%) .NET Developer
5 1 (6.25%) Analyst
5 1 (6.25%) Business Developer
5 1 (6.25%) C# Developer
5 1 (6.25%) DBA
5 1 (6.25%) PHP Web Developer
5 1 (6.25%) Senior Developer
5 1 (6.25%) SQL Developer
5 1 (6.25%) SQL Server Developer
5 1 (6.25%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (25.00%) Middleware
1 4 (25.00%) XML
2 3 (18.75%) .NET
3 2 (12.50%) CSS
3 2 (12.50%) HTML
4 1 (6.25%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 7 (43.75%) Digital Media
2 1 (6.25%) Management Information System
2 1 (6.25%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 4 (25.00%) Linux
2 2 (12.50%) Windows
2 2 (12.50%) Windows Server
3 1 (6.25%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (6.25%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (50.00%) Web Development
2 7 (43.75%) CRM
2 7 (43.75%) ERP
3 6 (37.50%) Business Intelligence
3 6 (37.50%) ETL
4 5 (31.25%) E-Commerce
5 4 (25.00%) Analytics
5 4 (25.00%) Continuous Integration
5 4 (25.00%) Dimensional Modelling
5 4 (25.00%) Kimball Methodology
6 3 (18.75%) Front End Development
7 2 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
7 2 (12.50%) Kanban
7 2 (12.50%) Migration
8 1 (6.25%) Business Analysis
8 1 (6.25%) Scrum
8 1 (6.25%) System Testing
8 1 (6.25%) TDD
8 1 (6.25%) Test Scripting
8 1 (6.25%) Use Case
Programming Languages
1 10 (62.50%) JavaScript
2 9 (56.25%) SQL
3 7 (43.75%) Java
4 1 (6.25%) C#
4 1 (6.25%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (6.25%) ISEB
1 1 (6.25%) ISTQB
Vendors
1 6 (37.50%) Vertica
2 5 (31.25%) Talend
3 3 (18.75%) Microsoft
4 2 (12.50%) AppSense
4 2 (12.50%) Oracle
4 2 (12.50%) Tableau
5 1 (6.25%) Adobe
5 1 (6.25%) VMware
Chester, Cheshire
Cathcart Associates Ltd
Rate: £275 - £325 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Chester, Cheshire
Oscar
Rate: £400 - £425 per day
Posted: 6 days ago