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 7 December 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
7 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
PHP
Rank 18 23 18
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -5
Contract jobs citing PHP 3 1 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Chester 2.70% 0.78% 4.31%
As % of the Programming Languages category 7.32% 2.17% 11.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 1 5
Median daily rate £413 £400 £313
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.12% +28.00%
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+15.38% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.00 £30.00 £33.50
% change year-on-year
-33.33% -10.44%
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
41 46 42
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Chester 36.94% 35.94% 36.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 37 38 28
Median daily rate £400 £400 £345
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +15.94%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £310 £288
10% offered a daily rate of more than £438 £500 £401
UK excluding London median daily rate £393 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 1
Median hourly rate - £15.25 £39.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -60.89%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £38.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +10.00%

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
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 7 December 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 12 (100.00%) JavaScript
2 8 (66.67%) HTML
2 8 (66.67%) CSS
2 8 (66.67%) Web Development
3 7 (58.33%) MySQL
4 6 (50.00%) XML
5 5 (41.67%) CRM
5 5 (41.67%) Java
5 5 (41.67%) ERP
5 5 (41.67%) jQuery
5 5 (41.67%) Network Security
5 5 (41.67%) Digital Media
6 4 (33.33%) Twitter Bootstrap
6 4 (33.33%) Front End Development
7 3 (25.00%) AngularJS
7 3 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
8 2 (16.67%) Retail
8 2 (16.67%) Web Design
8 2 (16.67%) E-Commerce
8 2 (16.67%) Photoshop
8 2 (16.67%) JIRA
8 2 (16.67%) QA
8 2 (16.67%) WordPress
8 2 (16.67%) Responsive Web Design
8 2 (16.67%) Amazon AWS
8 2 (16.67%) HTML5
8 2 (16.67%) CSS3
8 2 (16.67%) Mobile Development
9 1 (8.33%) DevOps
9 1 (8.33%) Mentoring

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 (16.67%) WordPress
2 1 (8.33%) Confluence
Applications
1 2 (16.67%) Photoshop
Cloud Services
1 2 (16.67%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (41.67%) Network Security
2 1 (8.33%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (58.33%) MySQL
2 1 (8.33%) MongoDB
2 1 (8.33%) SQL Server
2 1 (8.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 2 (16.67%) JIRA
2 1 (8.33%) Git (software)
2 1 (8.33%) Jasmine
2 1 (8.33%) Jenkins
2 1 (8.33%) PHPUnit
2 1 (8.33%) QUnit
2 1 (8.33%) Subversion
2 1 (8.33%) Xcode
General
1 2 (16.67%) Retail
2 1 (8.33%) Banking
2 1 (8.33%) Finance
Job Titles
1 9 (75.00%) Developer
2 5 (41.67%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
3 4 (33.33%) JavaScript Developer
4 3 (25.00%) Angular Developer
4 3 (25.00%) HTML CSS Developer
4 3 (25.00%) HTML Developer
4 3 (25.00%) Web Developer
5 2 (16.67%) Front End Web Developer (Client-Side Developer)
5 2 (16.67%) Lead Developer
5 2 (16.67%) WordPress Developer
6 1 (8.33%) Agile Business Analyst
6 1 (8.33%) Android Developer
6 1 (8.33%) DBA
6 1 (8.33%) iOS Developer
6 1 (8.33%) PHP Developer
6 1 (8.33%) PHP Web Developer
6 1 (8.33%) SQL DBA
6 1 (8.33%) SQL Developer
6 1 (8.33%) SQL Server DBA
6 1 (8.33%) SQL Server Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (66.67%) CSS
1 8 (66.67%) HTML
2 6 (50.00%) XML
3 5 (41.67%) jQuery
4 4 (33.33%) Twitter Bootstrap
5 3 (25.00%) AngularJS
6 2 (16.67%) CSS3
6 2 (16.67%) HTML5
7 1 (8.33%) Cocoa
7 1 (8.33%) CodeIgniter
7 1 (8.33%) iOS SDK
7 1 (8.33%) JSON
7 1 (8.33%) LESS
7 1 (8.33%) Sass
Miscellaneous
1 5 (41.67%) Digital Media
2 1 (8.33%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (8.33%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 1 (8.33%) Android
1 1 (8.33%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (66.67%) Web Development
2 5 (41.67%) CRM
2 5 (41.67%) ERP
3 4 (33.33%) Front End Development
4 3 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
5 2 (16.67%) E-Commerce
5 2 (16.67%) Mobile Development
5 2 (16.67%) Responsive Web Design
5 2 (16.67%) Web Design
6 1 (8.33%) Android Development
6 1 (8.33%) Business Intelligence
6 1 (8.33%) DevOps
6 1 (8.33%) ETL
6 1 (8.33%) iOS Development
6 1 (8.33%) Mentoring
6 1 (8.33%) Migration
6 1 (8.33%) SDLC
6 1 (8.33%) Stakeholder Analysis
6 1 (8.33%) TDD
6 1 (8.33%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 12 (100.00%) JavaScript
2 5 (41.67%) Java
3 1 (8.33%) Objective-C
3 1 (8.33%) SQL
3 1 (8.33%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (8.33%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (16.67%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (8.33%) Puppet
Vendors
1 1 (8.33%) Atlassian
1 1 (8.33%) RightScale