The table below looks at the statistics for PHP skills in IT contracts advertised for the Lancashire region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited PHP over the 3 months to 28 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
28 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
PHP
Rank 35 50 42
Rank change year-on-year
+15 -8
Contract jobs citing PHP 4 7 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Lancashire 1.29% 1.49% 2.19%
As % of the Programming Languages category 2.99% 3.74% 7.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 5 4
Median daily rate £369 £375 £399
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.66% -5.95%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £334 £352 £308
10% offered a daily rate of more than £404 £483 £488
UK excluding London median daily rate £338 £300 £325
% change year-on-year
+12.50% -7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Median hourly rate £16.00 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.25 £18.75 £33.55
% change year-on-year
-18.66% -44.11%
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
134 187 127
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Lancashire 43.37% 39.87% 30.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 90 129 74
Median daily rate £400 £442 £353
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-9.39% +24.97%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £321 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £490 £535 £495
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £370 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +5.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 7 4
Median hourly rate £25.00 £40.00 £36.67
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-37.50% +9.08%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.62 £33.90 £14.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.50 £40.40 £40.00
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 Lancashire

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Lancashire region citing PHP as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing PHP within the Lancashire region over the 3 months to 28 August 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Blackpool +19 1 - - 1
Preston - 1 - - 4
PHP
North West

PHP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Lancashire

For the 6 months to 28 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 Lancashire region with a requirement for PHP.

1 6 (50.00%) JavaScript
2 5 (41.67%) MySQL
2 5 (41.67%) Web Development
3 4 (33.33%) Digital Media
3 4 (33.33%) SAP
3 4 (33.33%) Java
3 4 (33.33%) Linux
3 4 (33.33%) Apache
3 4 (33.33%) CRM
3 4 (33.33%) E-Commerce
3 4 (33.33%) ERP
3 4 (33.33%) LAMP
3 4 (33.33%) Network Security
4 3 (25.00%) Finance
4 3 (25.00%) Marketing
5 2 (16.67%) Logistics
5 2 (16.67%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 2 (16.67%) Joomla!
5 2 (16.67%) Drupal
5 2 (16.67%) Digital Marketing
5 2 (16.67%) Magento
5 2 (16.67%) WordPress
5 2 (16.67%) OpenCart
5 2 (16.67%) Change Management
5 2 (16.67%) Manufacturing
5 2 (16.67%) Electronics
5 2 (16.67%) Telecoms
5 2 (16.67%) Programme Management
5 2 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
5 2 (16.67%) Business Intelligence

PHP
Top Related IT Skills in Lancashire 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 4 (33.33%) Apache
2 2 (16.67%) CMS
2 2 (16.67%) Drupal
2 2 (16.67%) Joomla!
2 2 (16.67%) WordPress
3 1 (8.33%) Alfresco
3 1 (8.33%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (8.33%) JBoss
3 1 (8.33%) MS Exchange
3 1 (8.33%) nginx
3 1 (8.33%) Tomcat
Business Applications
1 2 (16.67%) Magento
1 2 (16.67%) OpenCart
1 2 (16.67%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 1 (8.33%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (8.33%) GitHub
1 1 (8.33%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 4 (33.33%) Network Security
2 1 (8.33%) DMZ
2 1 (8.33%) Firewall
2 1 (8.33%) Reverse Proxy
2 1 (8.33%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (41.67%) MySQL
2 1 (8.33%) MongoDB
2 1 (8.33%) NoSQL
2 1 (8.33%) PostgreSQL
2 1 (8.33%) Redis
2 1 (8.33%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (8.33%) Artifactory
1 1 (8.33%) Gerrit
1 1 (8.33%) Git (software)
1 1 (8.33%) Jenkins
1 1 (8.33%) Mercurial
1 1 (8.33%) SonarQube
1 1 (8.33%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 3 (25.00%) Finance
1 3 (25.00%) Marketing
2 2 (16.67%) Electronics
2 2 (16.67%) Manufacturing
2 2 (16.67%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 6 (50.00%) Developer
2 3 (25.00%) Project Manager
3 2 (16.67%) Analyst
3 2 (16.67%) Business Change Manager
3 2 (16.67%) Business Change Project Manager
3 2 (16.67%) Change Manager
3 2 (16.67%) Change Project Manager
3 2 (16.67%) Magento Developer
3 2 (16.67%) Project Change Manager
3 2 (16.67%) Software Developer
3 2 (16.67%) Web Analyst
4 1 (8.33%) .NET Software Developer
4 1 (8.33%) C# .NET Developer
4 1 (8.33%) Finance Manager
4 1 (8.33%) Logistics Project Manager
4 1 (8.33%) PHP Laravel Developer
4 1 (8.33%) Senior Business Change Manager
4 1 (8.33%) Senior Business Change Project Manager
4 1 (8.33%) UI/UX Developer
4 1 (8.33%) Unix Scripter
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (33.33%) LAMP
2 2 (16.67%) CSS
2 2 (16.67%) HTML
3 1 (8.33%) .NET
3 1 (8.33%) ASP.NET
3 1 (8.33%) LAPP Stack
3 1 (8.33%) Laravel
3 1 (8.33%) LEMP Stack
3 1 (8.33%) REST
3 1 (8.33%) SOAP
3 1 (8.33%) Web Services
3 1 (8.33%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 4 (33.33%) Digital Media
2 1 (8.33%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 4 (33.33%) Linux
2 1 (8.33%) CentOS
2 1 (8.33%) Ubuntu
2 1 (8.33%) Unix
2 1 (8.33%) Windows
2 1 (8.33%) Windows 7
2 1 (8.33%) Windows Server
2 1 (8.33%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (8.33%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (41.67%) Web Development
2 4 (33.33%) CRM
2 4 (33.33%) E-Commerce
2 4 (33.33%) ERP
3 2 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (16.67%) Business Intelligence
3 2 (16.67%) Change Management
3 2 (16.67%) Digital Marketing
3 2 (16.67%) Logistics
3 2 (16.67%) Programme Management
4 1 (8.33%) Business Transformation
4 1 (8.33%) Continuous Delivery
4 1 (8.33%) Continuous Integration
4 1 (8.33%) DevOps
4 1 (8.33%) Document Management
4 1 (8.33%) Network Marketing
4 1 (8.33%) OWASP
4 1 (8.33%) Re-Platforming
4 1 (8.33%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (8.33%) Test Planning
Programming Languages
1 6 (50.00%) JavaScript
2 4 (33.33%) Java
3 1 (8.33%) Bash Shell
3 1 (8.33%) C
3 1 (8.33%) C#
3 1 (8.33%) Perl
3 1 (8.33%) Python
3 1 (8.33%) Shell Script
3 1 (8.33%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (8.33%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (8.33%) QA
System Software
1 1 (8.33%) Active Directory
1 1 (8.33%) Docker
1 1 (8.33%) vCloud
1 1 (8.33%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 1 (8.33%) Ansible
1 1 (8.33%) CFEngine
1 1 (8.33%) HAProxy
1 1 (8.33%) Kibana
1 1 (8.33%) logstash
1 1 (8.33%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (8.33%) Puppet
1 1 (8.33%) Rundeck
1 1 (8.33%) Salt
1 1 (8.33%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 4 (33.33%) SAP
2 1 (8.33%) Black Duck
2 1 (8.33%) Google
2 1 (8.33%) Microsoft
2 1 (8.33%) Red Hat
2 1 (8.33%) Sonatype
2 1 (8.33%) Veracode
2 1 (8.33%) VMware