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 5 May 2015 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
5 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
PHP
Rank 48 49 24
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -25
Contract jobs citing PHP 2 5 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Lancashire 0.44% 1.09% 3.02%
As % of the Programming Languages category 1.12% 4.35% 8.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 5 3
Average daily rate
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- £375 £194
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +93.54%
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £325 £275
% change year-on-year
-7.69% +18.18%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.20 £35.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
-13.71% +55.55%
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
179 115 72
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Lancashire 39.17% 25.11% 36.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 122 78 47
Average daily rate £350 £350 £286
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +22.27%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £565 £413 £350
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £330 £325
% change year-on-year
+6.06% +1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 7 4
Average hourly rate £45.50 £30.00 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+51.66% -14.28%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.81 £26.36 £17.45
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.09 £32.57 £95.22
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £36.40 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-1.09% +4.00%

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 5 May 2015. 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
Burnley +5 2 - -
PHP
North West

PHP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Lancashire

For the 6 months to 5 May 2015, 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 3 (75.00%) MySQL
2 2 (50.00%) HTML
2 2 (50.00%) CSS
2 2 (50.00%) Web Services
2 2 (50.00%) UNIX
2 2 (50.00%) Linux
2 2 (50.00%) Apache
2 2 (50.00%) Python
2 2 (50.00%) Nagios
2 2 (50.00%) Configuration Management
2 2 (50.00%) LAMP
2 2 (50.00%) Red Hat
2 2 (50.00%) Ruby
2 2 (50.00%) Load Balancing
2 2 (50.00%) WordPress
2 2 (50.00%) CentOS
2 2 (50.00%) Cacti
2 2 (50.00%) nginx
2 2 (50.00%) Amazon EC2
2 2 (50.00%) Amazon S3
2 2 (50.00%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (50.00%) Open Source
2 2 (50.00%) HTML5
2 2 (50.00%) Puppet
2 2 (50.00%) CSS3
2 2 (50.00%) Percona
2 2 (50.00%) Opscode Chef
2 2 (50.00%) DevOps
3 1 (25.00%) ExpressionEngine
3 1 (25.00%) Magento

PHP
Top Related IT Skills in Lancashire by Category

For the 6 months to 5 May 2015, 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 2 (50.00%) Apache
1 2 (50.00%) WordPress
1 2 (50.00%) nginx
2 1 (25.00%) ExpressionEngine
Applications
1 1 (25.00%) Fireworks
1 1 (25.00%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 1 (25.00%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 2 (50.00%) Amazon EC2
1 2 (50.00%) Amazon S3
1 2 (50.00%) Amazon AWS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (75.00%) MySQL
Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) Developer
2 1 (25.00%) Magento Developer
2 1 (25.00%) PHP Magento Developer
2 1 (25.00%) PHP MySQL Developer
2 1 (25.00%) Designer
2 1 (25.00%) Web Designer
2 1 (25.00%) PHP Developer
2 1 (25.00%) Photoshop Designer
2 1 (25.00%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (50.00%) HTML
1 2 (50.00%) CSS
1 2 (50.00%) Web Services
1 2 (50.00%) LAMP
1 2 (50.00%) HTML5
1 2 (50.00%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 2 (50.00%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 2 (50.00%) UNIX
1 2 (50.00%) Linux
1 2 (50.00%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (50.00%) Configuration Management
1 2 (50.00%) Load Balancing
1 2 (50.00%) DevOps
2 1 (25.00%) Web Development
2 1 (25.00%) Web Design
2 1 (25.00%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 2 (50.00%) Python
1 2 (50.00%) Ruby
2 1 (25.00%) JavaScript
Systems Management
1 2 (50.00%) Nagios
1 2 (50.00%) Cacti
1 2 (50.00%) Puppet
1 2 (50.00%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 2 (50.00%) Red Hat
1 2 (50.00%) Percona
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