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 19 December 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
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
PHP
Rank 44 20 34
Rank change year-on-year
-24 +14
Contract jobs citing PHP 2 4 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Lancashire 0.44% 2.41% 1.16%
As % of the Programming Languages category 1.12% 7.84% 3.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 2 1
Average daily rate
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£148 £220 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-32.95% -32.30%
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £300 £300
% change year-on-year
+8.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Average hourly rate - - £13.62
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.50 £21.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+59.52% -30.00%
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
179 51 123
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Lancashire 39.78% 30.72% 35.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 125 29 73
Average daily rate £350 £281 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+24.77% -13.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £142 £262
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £447 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 2 11
Average hourly rate £37.00 £40.00 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.50% +77.77%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.50 £33.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+7.57% -5.71%

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 19 December 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
Preston -12 1 - - 4
Rossendale - - - -
Blackburn - - - - 1
Lancaster - - - -
PHP
North West

PHP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Lancashire

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 (100.00%) JavaScript
2 10 (90.91%) HTML
2 10 (90.91%) MySQL
2 10 (90.91%) E-Commerce
3 9 (81.82%) CSS
4 7 (63.64%) Linux
4 7 (63.64%) Subversion
5 6 (54.55%) jQuery
5 6 (54.55%) HTML5
5 6 (54.55%) CSS3
6 4 (36.36%) Sencha
6 4 (36.36%) Regular Expression
6 4 (36.36%) Ext JS
6 4 (36.36%) Digital Marketing
6 4 (36.36%) Twitter Bootstrap
6 4 (36.36%) Mobile App
6 4 (36.36%) User Experience
6 4 (36.36%) SEO
6 4 (36.36%) Marketing
6 4 (36.36%) W3C
6 4 (36.36%) OOP
6 4 (36.36%) SQL
7 3 (27.27%) C
7 3 (27.27%) Web Development
7 3 (27.27%) Git (software)
7 3 (27.27%) Drupal
7 3 (27.27%) Facebook
7 3 (27.27%) Twitter
7 3 (27.27%) Open Source
8 2 (18.18%) Responsive Web Design

PHP
Top Related IT Skills in Lancashire by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 (27.27%) Drupal
2 1 (9.09%) WordPress
Applications
1 1 (9.09%) Photoshop
1 1 (9.09%) Fireworks
Communications & Networking
1 1 (9.09%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (90.91%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 7 (63.64%) Subversion
2 3 (27.27%) Git (software)
3 1 (9.09%) Dreamweaver
General
1 4 (36.36%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 10 (90.91%) Developer
2 6 (54.55%) PHP Developer
3 5 (45.45%) PHP MySQL Developer
4 4 (36.36%) Front-End Developer
4 4 (36.36%) MySQL Developer
5 3 (27.27%) Drupal Developer
6 1 (9.09%) Web Designer
6 1 (9.09%) Web Developer
6 1 (9.09%) Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (90.91%) HTML
2 9 (81.82%) CSS
3 6 (54.55%) jQuery
3 6 (54.55%) HTML5
3 6 (54.55%) CSS3
4 4 (36.36%) Regular Expression
4 4 (36.36%) Ext JS
4 4 (36.36%) Twitter Bootstrap
5 1 (9.09%) .NET
5 1 (9.09%) Flash
5 1 (9.09%) XHTML
5 1 (9.09%) SOAP
5 1 (9.09%) Apache Flex
Miscellaneous
1 4 (36.36%) Mobile App
1 4 (36.36%) User Experience
1 4 (36.36%) W3C
2 3 (27.27%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 7 (63.64%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (90.91%) E-Commerce
2 4 (36.36%) Digital Marketing
2 4 (36.36%) SEO
2 4 (36.36%) OOP
3 3 (27.27%) Web Development
4 2 (18.18%) Responsive Web Design
4 2 (18.18%) Agile Software Development
Programming Languages
1 11 (100.00%) JavaScript
2 4 (36.36%) SQL
3 3 (27.27%) C
4 2 (18.18%) VB
5 1 (9.09%) C#
5 1 (9.09%) Java
5 1 (9.09%) PHP5
Vendors
1 4 (36.36%) Sencha
2 3 (27.27%) Facebook
2 3 (27.27%) Twitter
3 1 (9.09%) Adobe
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