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 27 August 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
27 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
PHP
Rank 23 28 22
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -6
Contract jobs citing PHP 9 2 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Chester 5.23% 1.32% 1.44%
As % of the Programming Languages category 9.18% 3.85% 3.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 2 1
Median daily rate £350 £350 £98
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +258.97%
UK excluding London median daily rate £338 £300 £325
% change year-on-year
+12.50% -7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.25 £18.75 £33.55
% change year-on-year
-18.66% -44.11%
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
98 52 52
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Chester 56.98% 34.44% 37.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 87 42 28
Median daily rate £415 £373 £315
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.40% +18.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £310 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £438 £400
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £370 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +5.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 1
Median hourly rate - £35.00 £30.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +16.66%
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
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 27 August 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 27 August 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 15 (83.33%) JavaScript
2 14 (77.78%) Web Development
3 11 (61.11%) Java
3 11 (61.11%) ERP
3 11 (61.11%) CRM
3 11 (61.11%) Network Security
3 11 (61.11%) Digital Media
4 8 (44.44%) SQL
5 7 (38.89%) MySQL
5 7 (38.89%) SQL Server
5 7 (38.89%) E-Commerce
5 7 (38.89%) ETL
5 7 (38.89%) Business Intelligence
6 6 (33.33%) Vertica
7 5 (27.78%) Talend
7 5 (27.78%) Jenkins
7 5 (27.78%) Talend Open Studio
7 5 (27.78%) HTML
7 5 (27.78%) CSS
8 4 (22.22%) XML
8 4 (22.22%) Linux
8 4 (22.22%) OLAP
8 4 (22.22%) Finance
8 4 (22.22%) Continuous Integration
8 4 (22.22%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 4 (22.22%) Dimensional Modelling
8 4 (22.22%) Agile Software Development
8 4 (22.22%) Kimball Methodology
8 4 (22.22%) Analytics
8 4 (22.22%) Big Data

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 (11.11%) BizTalk Server
1 2 (11.11%) WordPress
2 1 (5.56%) Drupal
Applications
1 2 (11.11%) Photoshop
Cloud Services
1 2 (11.11%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 11 (61.11%) Network Security
2 1 (5.56%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (38.89%) MySQL
1 7 (38.89%) SQL Server
2 4 (22.22%) Big Data
2 4 (22.22%) OLAP
2 4 (22.22%) OLAP Cube
2 4 (22.22%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 1 (5.56%) Data Mining
3 1 (5.56%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (5.56%) MongoDB
3 1 (5.56%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (5.56%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 5 (27.78%) Jenkins
1 5 (27.78%) Talend Open Studio
2 1 (5.56%) Git (software)
2 1 (5.56%) Jasmine
2 1 (5.56%) JIRA
2 1 (5.56%) PHPUnit
2 1 (5.56%) QUnit
2 1 (5.56%) Subversion
2 1 (5.56%) Xcode
General
1 4 (22.22%) Finance
2 2 (11.11%) Retail
3 1 (5.56%) Banking
Job Titles
1 13 (72.22%) Developer
2 3 (16.67%) PHP Developer
2 3 (16.67%) Web Developer
3 2 (11.11%) BizTalk Developer
3 2 (11.11%) DBA
3 2 (11.11%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
3 2 (11.11%) Front End Web Developer (Client-Side Developer)
3 2 (11.11%) Lead Developer
3 2 (11.11%) MySQL Developer
3 2 (11.11%) PHP MySQL Developer
3 2 (11.11%) SQL Developer
3 2 (11.11%) SQL Server Developer
3 2 (11.11%) Talend Developer
3 2 (11.11%) WordPress Developer
3 2 (11.11%) XML Developer
4 1 (5.56%) Agile Developer
4 1 (5.56%) C# .NET Developer
4 1 (5.56%) Data Business Analyst
4 1 (5.56%) Data Warehouse Business Analyst
4 1 (5.56%) Lead Android Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (27.78%) CSS
1 5 (27.78%) HTML
2 4 (22.22%) XML
3 2 (11.11%) CSS3
3 2 (11.11%) HTML5
3 2 (11.11%) jQuery
3 2 (11.11%) Middleware
4 1 (5.56%) .NET
4 1 (5.56%) Cocoa
4 1 (5.56%) CodeIgniter
4 1 (5.56%) iOS SDK
4 1 (5.56%) JSON
4 1 (5.56%) LESS
4 1 (5.56%) Sass
4 1 (5.56%) Twitter Bootstrap
4 1 (5.56%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 11 (61.11%) Digital Media
Operating Systems
1 4 (22.22%) Linux
2 1 (5.56%) Android
2 1 (5.56%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (77.78%) Web Development
2 11 (61.11%) CRM
2 11 (61.11%) ERP
3 7 (38.89%) Business Intelligence
3 7 (38.89%) E-Commerce
3 7 (38.89%) ETL
4 4 (22.22%) Agile Software Development
4 4 (22.22%) Analytics
4 4 (22.22%) Continuous Integration
4 4 (22.22%) Dimensional Modelling
4 4 (22.22%) Kimball Methodology
5 2 (11.11%) Kanban
5 2 (11.11%) Mobile Development
5 2 (11.11%) Responsive Web Design
5 2 (11.11%) TDD
5 2 (11.11%) Web Design
6 1 (5.56%) Business Analysis
6 1 (5.56%) Migration
6 1 (5.56%) MVC
6 1 (5.56%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 15 (83.33%) JavaScript
2 11 (61.11%) Java
3 8 (44.44%) SQL
4 2 (11.11%) T-SQL
5 1 (5.56%) C#
5 1 (5.56%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 1 (5.56%) Degree
1 1 (5.56%) ISEB
1 1 (5.56%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.56%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (5.56%) Puppet
Vendors
1 6 (33.33%) Vertica
2 5 (27.78%) Talend
3 2 (11.11%) Tableau
4 1 (5.56%) Microsoft
4 1 (5.56%) RightScale
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