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 28 July 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
28 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
PHP
Rank 25 28 21
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -7
Contract jobs citing PHP 12 2 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Chester 6.56% 1.14% 1.46%
As % of the Programming Languages category 10.71% 3.03% 4.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 2 1
Median daily rate £413 £350 £98
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+17.85% +258.97%
UK excluding London median daily rate £325 £320 £325
% change year-on-year
+1.56% -1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.00 £25.00 £30.50
% change year-on-year
-36.00% -18.03%
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
112 66 49
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Chester 61.20% 37.71% 35.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 101 48 27
Median daily rate £413 £375 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.00% +25.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £308 £301 £182
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £438 £375
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £351 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.99% +0.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 3 1
Median hourly rate £20.78 £35.00 £30.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-40.62% +16.66%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £37.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%

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 28 July 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 28 July 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 16 (69.57%) JavaScript
2 13 (56.52%) Web Development
3 10 (43.48%) Network Security
3 10 (43.48%) Digital Media
3 10 (43.48%) SQL
3 10 (43.48%) Java
3 10 (43.48%) CRM
3 10 (43.48%) ERP
4 9 (39.13%) MySQL
4 9 (39.13%) SQL Server
5 7 (30.43%) CSS
5 7 (30.43%) HTML
5 7 (30.43%) E-Commerce
5 7 (30.43%) ETL
5 7 (30.43%) Business Intelligence
6 6 (26.09%) XML
6 6 (26.09%) Finance
6 6 (26.09%) Vertica
7 5 (21.74%) Talend
7 5 (21.74%) Talend Open Studio
8 4 (17.39%) Agile Software Development
8 4 (17.39%) Linux
8 4 (17.39%) OLAP
8 4 (17.39%) Middleware
8 4 (17.39%) Continuous Integration
8 4 (17.39%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 4 (17.39%) Dimensional Modelling
8 4 (17.39%) Big Data
8 4 (17.39%) Kimball Methodology
8 4 (17.39%) Analytics

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 3 (13.04%) Drupal
2 2 (8.70%) BizTalk Server
2 2 (8.70%) IIS
2 2 (8.70%) Tomcat
2 2 (8.70%) WordPress
Applications
1 2 (8.70%) Photoshop
2 1 (4.35%) Adobe Creative Suite
Cloud Services
1 1 (4.35%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 10 (43.48%) Network Security
2 3 (13.04%) Internet
3 2 (8.70%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (39.13%) MySQL
1 9 (39.13%) SQL Server
2 4 (17.39%) Big Data
2 4 (17.39%) OLAP
2 4 (17.39%) OLAP Cube
2 4 (17.39%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 2 (8.70%) SQL Server 2005
4 1 (4.35%) Data Mining
4 1 (4.35%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (4.35%) MongoDB
4 1 (4.35%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (4.35%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (4.35%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 5 (21.74%) Talend Open Studio
2 4 (17.39%) Jenkins
3 1 (4.35%) Git (software)
3 1 (4.35%) Jasmine
3 1 (4.35%) JIRA
3 1 (4.35%) PHPUnit
3 1 (4.35%) QUnit
3 1 (4.35%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
3 1 (4.35%) Subversion
3 1 (4.35%) Xcode
General
1 6 (26.09%) Finance
2 2 (8.70%) Publishing
2 2 (8.70%) Retail
3 1 (4.35%) Banking
3 1 (4.35%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 17 (73.91%) Developer
2 5 (21.74%) PHP Developer
3 4 (17.39%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
3 4 (17.39%) MySQL Developer
3 4 (17.39%) PHP MySQL Developer
3 4 (17.39%) XML Developer
4 3 (13.04%) Web Developer
5 2 (8.70%) Applications Engineer
5 2 (8.70%) BizTalk Developer
5 2 (8.70%) DBA
5 2 (8.70%) Front End Web Developer (Client-Side Developer)
5 2 (8.70%) Lead Developer
5 2 (8.70%) Migration Engineer
5 2 (8.70%) SQL Developer
5 2 (8.70%) SQL Server Developer
5 2 (8.70%) Talend Developer
5 2 (8.70%) WordPress Developer
6 1 (4.35%) Agile Developer
6 1 (4.35%) Data Business Analyst
6 1 (4.35%) Lead Android Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (30.43%) CSS
1 7 (30.43%) HTML
2 6 (26.09%) XML
3 4 (17.39%) Middleware
4 3 (13.04%) .NET
5 2 (8.70%) CSS3
5 2 (8.70%) HTML5
5 2 (8.70%) jQuery
6 1 (4.35%) Cocoa
6 1 (4.35%) CodeIgniter
6 1 (4.35%) iOS SDK
6 1 (4.35%) JSON
6 1 (4.35%) LESS
6 1 (4.35%) Sass
6 1 (4.35%) Twitter Bootstrap
6 1 (4.35%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 10 (43.48%) Digital Media
2 1 (4.35%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 4 (17.39%) Linux
2 2 (8.70%) Windows
2 2 (8.70%) Windows Server
3 1 (4.35%) Android
3 1 (4.35%) Apple iOS
3 1 (4.35%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (4.35%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (56.52%) Web Development
2 10 (43.48%) CRM
2 10 (43.48%) ERP
3 7 (30.43%) Business Intelligence
3 7 (30.43%) E-Commerce
3 7 (30.43%) ETL
4 4 (17.39%) Agile Software Development
4 4 (17.39%) Analytics
4 4 (17.39%) Continuous Integration
4 4 (17.39%) Dimensional Modelling
4 4 (17.39%) Kimball Methodology
5 3 (13.04%) Front End Development
5 3 (13.04%) Migration
6 2 (8.70%) Kanban
6 2 (8.70%) Mobile Development
6 2 (8.70%) Responsive Web Design
6 2 (8.70%) TDD
6 2 (8.70%) Web Design
7 1 (4.35%) System Testing
7 1 (4.35%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 16 (69.57%) JavaScript
2 10 (43.48%) Java
2 10 (43.48%) SQL
3 2 (8.70%) T-SQL
4 1 (4.35%) C#
4 1 (4.35%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 1 (4.35%) Degree
1 1 (4.35%) ISEB
1 1 (4.35%) ISTQB
Vendors
1 6 (26.09%) Vertica
2 5 (21.74%) Talend
3 3 (13.04%) Microsoft
4 2 (8.70%) AppSense
4 2 (8.70%) Oracle
4 2 (8.70%) Tableau
5 1 (4.35%) Adobe
5 1 (4.35%) VMware