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 23 January 2017 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
23 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
PHP
Cheshire / Chester
Rank - 20 17
Contract jobs citing PHP 0 2 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Chester - 1.89% 3.45%
As % of the Programming Languages category - 4.88% 10.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 2 4
Median daily rate - £325 £311
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +4.41%
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £31.45 £35.00 £26.28
% change year-on-year
-10.14% +33.20%

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
42 41 38
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Chester 41.58% 38.68% 32.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 40 37 32
Median daily rate £415 £388 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.09% +10.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £325 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £425 £433
UK excluding London median daily rate £385 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £35.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.50 £40.00 £35.50
% change year-on-year
+1.25% +12.67%

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 23 January 2017, 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 5 (100.00%) JavaScript
2 4 (80.00%) HTML
2 4 (80.00%) CSS
2 4 (80.00%) XML
3 3 (60.00%) MySQL
3 3 (60.00%) jQuery
3 3 (60.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
3 3 (60.00%) Front End Development
3 3 (60.00%) AngularJS
4 2 (40.00%) Digital Media
4 2 (40.00%) Network Security
4 2 (40.00%) QA
4 2 (40.00%) Web Development
4 2 (40.00%) Java
4 2 (40.00%) CRM
4 2 (40.00%) ERP
5 1 (20.00%) JIRA
5 1 (20.00%) Load Balancing
5 1 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (20.00%) Competitor Analysis
5 1 (20.00%) Scrum
5 1 (20.00%) Atlassian
5 1 (20.00%) Amazon AWS
5 1 (20.00%) Confluence
5 1 (20.00%) RightScale
5 1 (20.00%) Puppet
5 1 (20.00%) User Stories
5 1 (20.00%) DevOps
5 1 (20.00%) User Experience
5 1 (20.00%) Analytical Skills

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 1 (20.00%) Confluence
Cloud Services
1 1 (20.00%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (40.00%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (60.00%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 1 (20.00%) Jenkins
1 1 (20.00%) JIRA
Job Titles
1 3 (60.00%) Angular Developer
1 3 (60.00%) Developer
1 3 (60.00%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
1 3 (60.00%) HTML CSS Developer
1 3 (60.00%) HTML Developer
1 3 (60.00%) JavaScript Developer
2 1 (20.00%) Agile Business Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) Business Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) DevOps Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Digital Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) Digital Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (80.00%) CSS
1 4 (80.00%) HTML
1 4 (80.00%) XML
2 3 (60.00%) AngularJS
2 3 (60.00%) jQuery
2 3 (60.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 2 (40.00%) Digital Media
2 1 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (20.00%) User Experience
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (60.00%) Front End Development
2 2 (40.00%) CRM
2 2 (40.00%) ERP
2 2 (40.00%) Web Development
3 1 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (20.00%) Competitor Analysis
3 1 (20.00%) DevOps
3 1 (20.00%) Load Balancing
3 1 (20.00%) Scrum
3 1 (20.00%) Stakeholder Analysis
3 1 (20.00%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 5 (100.00%) JavaScript
2 2 (40.00%) Java
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (40.00%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (20.00%) Puppet
Vendors
1 1 (20.00%) Atlassian
1 1 (20.00%) RightScale