The table below looks at the statistics for PHP5 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 PHP5 over the 3 months to 27 November 2014 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
27 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
PHP 5
Rank 22 - 28
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing PHP5 2 0 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Chester 1.65% - 1.29%
As % of the Programming Languages category 4.44% - 6.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 0
Average daily rate
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£298 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £290 £275
% change year-on-year
+12.06% +5.45%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.35 £32.50 £75.00
% change year-on-year
-31.23% -56.66%
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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
45 84 47
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Chester 37.19% 38.01% 20.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 31 27 15
Average daily rate £340 £290 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+17.24% -10.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £155 £276
10% offered a daily rate of more than £401 £375 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 17 8
Average hourly rate £39.00 £31.56 £49.65
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+23.59% -36.43%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £32.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -7.14%

PHP5
Jobs Demand Trend in Chester

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing PHP5 across the Chester region as a proportion of the total demand within the Programming Languages category.

PHP5 Jobs Demand Trend in Chester

PHP5
Daily Rate Trend in Chester

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing PHP5 across the Chester region.

PHP5 Daily Rate Trend in Chester

PHP5
Daily Rate Histogram in Chester

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing PHP5 across the Chester region over the 3 months to 27 November 2014.

PHP5 Daily Rate Histogram in Chester

PHP5
Top 18 Related IT Skills in Chester

For the 6 months to 27 November 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Chester region citing PHP5 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 PHP5.

1 2 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 2 (100.00%) PHP
1 2 (100.00%) MySQL
1 2 (100.00%) OO
1 2 (100.00%) jQuery
2 1 (50.00%) WordPress
2 1 (50.00%) HTML5
2 1 (50.00%) OO PHP
2 1 (50.00%) Data Structures
2 1 (50.00%) Joomla!
2 1 (50.00%) CakePHP
2 1 (50.00%) Drupal
2 1 (50.00%) CMS
2 1 (50.00%) Apache
2 1 (50.00%) E-Commerce
2 1 (50.00%) CSS
2 1 (50.00%) OOP
2 1 (50.00%) HTML

PHP5
Top Related IT Skills in Chester by Category

For the 6 months to 27 November 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Chester region citing PHP5 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 PHP5. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (50.00%) WordPress
1 1 (50.00%) Joomla!
1 1 (50.00%) Drupal
1 1 (50.00%) CMS
1 1 (50.00%) Apache
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (100.00%) MySQL
Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) Developer
1 2 (100.00%) PHP Developer
2 1 (50.00%) PHP MySQL Developer
2 1 (50.00%) CakePHP Developer
2 1 (50.00%) MySQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (100.00%) jQuery
2 1 (50.00%) HTML5
2 1 (50.00%) CakePHP
2 1 (50.00%) CSS
2 1 (50.00%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) Data Structures
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) OO
2 1 (50.00%) OO PHP
2 1 (50.00%) E-Commerce
2 1 (50.00%) OOP
Programming Languages
1 2 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 2 (100.00%) PHP