The table below looks at the statistics for PHP skills in IT contracts advertised for the Lancashire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited PHP over the 3 months to 18 September 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
18 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
PHP
Rank 44 29 30
Rank change year-on-year
-15 +1
Contract jobs citing PHP 9 6 16
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Lancashire 2.11% 2.26% 3.94%
As % of the Programming Languages category 5.92% 7.32% 9.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 3 13
Average daily rate
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£325 £225 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+44.44% -18.18%
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £288 £288
% change year-on-year
+13.04% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £31.00 £27.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+14.81% +20.00%
PHP
North West

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Programming Languages category in contract jobs advertised in the Lancashire region.

Programming Languages Category
Lancashire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
152 82 170
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Lancashire 35.68% 30.83% 41.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 97 41 105
Average daily rate £353 £300 £365
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+17.50% -17.80%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £209 £261
10% offered a daily rate of more than £479 £325 £418
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 5 6
Average hourly rate £36.67 £37.50 £36.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.21% +2.73%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.15 £10.00 £32.80
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £37.50 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £32.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -7.14%

PHP
Jobs Demand Trend in Lancashire

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

PHP Jobs Demand Trend in Lancashire

PHP
Daily Rate Trend in Lancashire

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

PHP Daily Rate Trend in Lancashire

PHP
Hourly Rate Trend in Lancashire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing PHP across the Lancashire region.

PHP Hourly Rate Trend in Lancashire

PHP
Contract Job Locations in Lancashire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing PHP within the Lancashire region over the 3 months to 18 September 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Lancaster -6 4 - - 4
Burnley - 2 £300 - 2
Blackpool - - - -
Newton-le-Willows - - - - 2
Preston - - - - 7
Rossendale - - - - 1
PHP
North West

PHP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Lancashire

For the 6 months to 18 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Lancashire region citing PHP 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 PHP.

1 11 (73.33%) JavaScript
2 10 (66.67%) HTML
2 10 (66.67%) MySQL
2 10 (66.67%) CSS
2 10 (66.67%) Linux
3 9 (60.00%) E-Commerce
4 7 (46.67%) Subversion
5 6 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
5 6 (40.00%) SQL
5 6 (40.00%) Open Source
5 6 (40.00%) HTML5
5 6 (40.00%) CSS3
6 5 (33.33%) Python
7 4 (26.67%) W3C
7 4 (26.67%) SEO
7 4 (26.67%) OOP
7 4 (26.67%) Regular Expression
7 4 (26.67%) Sencha
7 4 (26.67%) Twitter Bootstrap
7 4 (26.67%) Mobile App
7 4 (26.67%) Scala
7 4 (26.67%) Marketing
7 4 (26.67%) Digital Marketing
7 4 (26.67%) jQuery
7 4 (26.67%) Ext JS
7 4 (26.67%) User Experience
8 3 (20.00%) Opscode Chef
8 3 (20.00%) Facebook
8 3 (20.00%) Twitter
8 3 (20.00%) DevOps

PHP
Top Related IT Skills in Lancashire by Category

For the 6 months to 18 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Lancashire region citing PHP 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 PHP. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 3 (20.00%) Drupal
2 1 (6.67%) nginx
2 1 (6.67%) Apache
Cloud Services
1 1 (6.67%) Amazon EC2
1 1 (6.67%) Amazon S3
1 1 (6.67%) Amazon AWS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (66.67%) MySQL
2 2 (13.33%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 7 (46.67%) Subversion
2 3 (20.00%) Git (software)
General
1 4 (26.67%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 11 (73.33%) Developer
2 6 (40.00%) PHP Developer
3 4 (26.67%) MySQL Developer
3 4 (26.67%) Front-End Developer
3 4 (26.67%) PHP MySQL Developer
4 3 (20.00%) DevOps Engineer
4 3 (20.00%) Drupal Developer
5 1 (6.67%) Cloud Architect
5 1 (6.67%) PHP Symfony Developer
5 1 (6.67%) DevOps Architect
5 1 (6.67%) Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (66.67%) HTML
1 10 (66.67%) CSS
2 6 (40.00%) HTML5
2 6 (40.00%) CSS3
3 4 (26.67%) Regular Expression
3 4 (26.67%) Twitter Bootstrap
3 4 (26.67%) jQuery
3 4 (26.67%) Ext JS
4 2 (13.33%) Web Services
5 1 (6.67%) XML
5 1 (6.67%) XHTML
5 1 (6.67%) LAMP
5 1 (6.67%) Ajax
5 1 (6.67%) JSON
5 1 (6.67%) Symfony
5 1 (6.67%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 6 (40.00%) Open Source
2 4 (26.67%) Mobile App
2 4 (26.67%) User Experience
2 4 (26.67%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 10 (66.67%) Linux
2 1 (6.67%) CentOS
2 1 (6.67%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (60.00%) E-Commerce
2 6 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (26.67%) OOP
3 4 (26.67%) Digital Marketing
3 4 (26.67%) SEO
4 3 (20.00%) DevOps
5 2 (13.33%) Unit Testing
5 2 (13.33%) BDD
5 2 (13.33%) Responsive Web Design
5 2 (13.33%) TDD
5 2 (13.33%) Web Development
6 1 (6.67%) Load Balancing
6 1 (6.67%) OO
6 1 (6.67%) Configuration Management
6 1 (6.67%) OO PHP
6 1 (6.67%) Continuous Integration
6 1 (6.67%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 11 (73.33%) JavaScript
2 6 (40.00%) SQL
3 5 (33.33%) Python
4 4 (26.67%) Scala
5 3 (20.00%) Java
5 3 (20.00%) Ruby
5 3 (20.00%) C
6 2 (13.33%) C#
6 2 (13.33%) C++
6 2 (13.33%) Perl
7 1 (6.67%) PHP5
7 1 (6.67%) VB
System Software
1 2 (13.33%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 3 (20.00%) Puppet
1 3 (20.00%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (6.67%) Nagios
2 1 (6.67%) Cacti
Vendors
1 4 (26.67%) Sencha
2 3 (20.00%) Facebook
2 3 (20.00%) Twitter
3 2 (13.33%) VMware
4 1 (6.67%) Red Hat
4 1 (6.67%) Percona
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