The first table below looks at the demand 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 17 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Programming Languages category for the Lancashire region.

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
17 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
PHP
Rank 42 25 26
Rank change year-on-year
-17 +1
Contract jobs citing PHP 7 4 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Lancashire 1.65% 1.85% 2.46%
As % of the Programming Languages category 6.25% 4.76% 6.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 1 2
Average daily rate £375 £250 £255
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+50.00% -1.96%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £274 £250 £219
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £250 £291
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £275 £275
% change year-on-year
+18.18% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £15.75 £18.00
% change year-on-year
+122.22% -12.50%
Programming Languages Category
Lancashire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
112 84 125
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Lancashire 26.48% 38.89% 38.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 79 55 69
Average daily rate £375 £300 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+25.00% -6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £240 £206
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £420 £444
UK excluding London average daily rate £330 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+1.53% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 4 5
Average hourly rate £31.24 £27.50 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+13.58% +37.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £29.00 £17.45 £14.90
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.60 £35.00 £80.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.50 £35.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+4.28% +2.94%
PHP
North West

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
Daily Rate Histogram in Lancashire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing PHP across the Lancashire region over the 3 months to 17 April 2014.

PHP Daily Rate Histogram 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 17 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
Preston -10 3 £375 - 4
Burnley - 3 £375 -
Chorley - 1 £300 - 1
Newton-le-Willows - - - -
Ormskirk - - - -
Accrington - - - - 1
Blackburn - - - - 1
PHP
North West

PHP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Lancashire

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 5 (50.00%) MySQL
2 3 (30.00%) Python
2 3 (30.00%) Scala
2 3 (30.00%) Laravel
3 2 (20.00%) HTML5
3 2 (20.00%) Linux
3 2 (20.00%) CSS3
3 2 (20.00%) Opscode Chef
3 2 (20.00%) Puppet
3 2 (20.00%) VMware
3 2 (20.00%) jQuery
3 2 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (20.00%) CSS
3 2 (20.00%) HTML
3 2 (20.00%) Java
3 2 (20.00%) JavaScript
3 2 (20.00%) Perl
3 2 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (10.00%) Disaster Recovery
4 1 (10.00%) Firewall
4 1 (10.00%) SEO
4 1 (10.00%) CMS
4 1 (10.00%) Games
4 1 (10.00%) Ajax
4 1 (10.00%) Symfony
4 1 (10.00%) Zend
4 1 (10.00%) CakePHP
4 1 (10.00%) Exchange Server 2007
4 1 (10.00%) SQL
4 1 (10.00%) UNIX

PHP
Top Related IT Skills in Lancashire by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 1 (10.00%) MS Exchange
1 1 (10.00%) CMS
1 1 (10.00%) Exchange Server 2007
1 1 (10.00%) WordPress
1 1 (10.00%) Exchange Server 2010
Communications & Networking
1 1 (10.00%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (50.00%) MySQL
General
1 1 (10.00%) Games
Job Titles
1 5 (50.00%) Developer
2 3 (30.00%) PHP Developer
3 2 (20.00%) Web Developer
3 2 (20.00%) UI Developer
3 2 (20.00%) UI Programmer
3 2 (20.00%) DevOps Engineer
4 1 (10.00%) WordPress Developer
4 1 (10.00%) Front-End Developer
4 1 (10.00%) Designer
4 1 (10.00%) PHP MySQL Developer
4 1 (10.00%) Programmer
4 1 (10.00%) Interface Designer
4 1 (10.00%) Head of IT
4 1 (10.00%) MySQL Developer
4 1 (10.00%) PHP Web Developer
4 1 (10.00%) PHP Programmer
4 1 (10.00%) JavaScript Developer
4 1 (10.00%) UI Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (30.00%) Laravel
2 2 (20.00%) jQuery
2 2 (20.00%) HTML5
2 2 (20.00%) HTML
2 2 (20.00%) CSS
2 2 (20.00%) CSS3
3 1 (10.00%) Ajax
3 1 (10.00%) Symfony
3 1 (10.00%) CakePHP
3 1 (10.00%) Yii
3 1 (10.00%) Sass
Miscellaneous
1 1 (10.00%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 2 (20.00%) Linux
2 1 (10.00%) Windows XP
2 1 (10.00%) Windows Server 2003
2 1 (10.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (10.00%) Windows 7
2 1 (10.00%) Windows Server 2012
2 1 (10.00%) UNIX
2 1 (10.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (10.00%) Responsive Web Design
2 1 (10.00%) OO PHP
2 1 (10.00%) E-Commerce
2 1 (10.00%) Project Management
2 1 (10.00%) Disaster Recovery
2 1 (10.00%) SEO
2 1 (10.00%) Web Design
Programming Languages
1 3 (30.00%) Python
1 3 (30.00%) Scala
2 2 (20.00%) Java
2 2 (20.00%) JavaScript
2 2 (20.00%) Perl
3 1 (10.00%) SQL
System Software
1 2 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (10.00%) XenServer
2 1 (10.00%) vSphere
2 1 (10.00%) VMware ESXi
2 1 (10.00%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (20.00%) Puppet
1 2 (20.00%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 2 (20.00%) VMware
2 1 (10.00%) Zend
2 1 (10.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (10.00%) Citrix
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