The table below looks at the statistics for PHP skills in IT contracts advertised for the Chester region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited PHP over the 3 months to 31 July 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
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
PHP
Rank 28 20 25
Rank change year-on-year
-8 +5
Contract jobs citing PHP 2 2 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Chester 1.20% 1.48% 2.53%
As % of the Programming Languages category 3.28% 4.26% 9.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 1 1
Average daily rate
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£350 £98 £500
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+258.97% -80.50%
UK excluding London average daily rate £315 £325 £275
% change year-on-year
-3.07% +18.18%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £31.00 £22.66
% change year-on-year
-19.35% +36.80%
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
61 47 44
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Chester 36.53% 34.81% 27.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 44 24 16
Average daily rate £370 £288 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+28.69% -23.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £150 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £438 £375 £406
UK excluding London average daily rate £355 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+1.42% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 1 2
Average hourly rate £35.00 £30.00 £40.57
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+16.66% -26.05%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -

PHP
Jobs Demand Trend in Chester

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing PHP across the Chester region as a proportion of the total demand within 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
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 31 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Chester 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 4 (57.14%) HTML
1 4 (57.14%) JavaScript
1 4 (57.14%) CSS
1 4 (57.14%) Linux
2 3 (42.86%) Jython
2 3 (42.86%) UNIX
2 3 (42.86%) Perl
2 3 (42.86%) SQL
2 3 (42.86%) TCP/IP
2 3 (42.86%) Citrix
2 3 (42.86%) SAN
2 3 (42.86%) CMDB
2 3 (42.86%) NAS
2 3 (42.86%) HTML5
3 2 (28.57%) CSS3
3 2 (28.57%) Remedy ITSM
3 2 (28.57%) jQuery
3 2 (28.57%) WordPress
3 2 (28.57%) User Experience
3 2 (28.57%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (28.57%) BMC
3 2 (28.57%) Remedy
3 2 (28.57%) Business Intelligence
3 2 (28.57%) ITIL
3 2 (28.57%) Finance
3 2 (28.57%) Legal
3 2 (28.57%) Retail
3 2 (28.57%) Web Development
3 2 (28.57%) E-Commerce
3 2 (28.57%) Service Management

PHP
Top Related IT Skills in Chester by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Chester 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 2 (28.57%) WordPress
2 1 (14.29%) CMS
Business Applications
1 2 (28.57%) Remedy ITSM
Communications & Networking
1 3 (42.86%) TCP/IP
1 3 (42.86%) SAN
1 3 (42.86%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (14.29%) RDBMS
1 1 (14.29%) Relational Database
General
1 2 (28.57%) Finance
1 2 (28.57%) Legal
1 2 (28.57%) Retail
2 1 (14.29%) Investment Banking
2 1 (14.29%) Banking
Job Titles
1 4 (57.14%) Developer
2 2 (28.57%) Systems Engineer
2 2 (28.57%) PHP Developer
2 2 (28.57%) Front-End Developer
2 2 (28.57%) WordPress Developer
3 1 (14.29%) Senior PHP Developer
3 1 (14.29%) Senior Developer
3 1 (14.29%) Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (57.14%) HTML
1 4 (57.14%) CSS
2 3 (42.86%) HTML5
3 2 (28.57%) CSS3
3 2 (28.57%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 3 (42.86%) CMDB
2 2 (28.57%) User Experience
2 2 (28.57%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (14.29%) Management Information System
3 1 (14.29%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 4 (57.14%) Linux
2 3 (42.86%) UNIX
3 1 (14.29%) Windows
3 1 (14.29%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (28.57%) ITIL
1 2 (28.57%) E-Commerce
1 2 (28.57%) Business Intelligence
1 2 (28.57%) Service Management
1 2 (28.57%) ITSM
1 2 (28.57%) Web Development
2 1 (14.29%) Configuration Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (57.14%) JavaScript
2 3 (42.86%) Perl
2 3 (42.86%) SQL
2 3 (42.86%) Jython
Qualifications
1 1 (14.29%) Degree
Vendors
1 3 (42.86%) Citrix
2 2 (28.57%) BMC
2 2 (28.57%) Remedy
3 1 (14.29%) Sun
3 1 (14.29%) HP
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