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 28 August 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
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
PHP
Rank 51 40 30
Rank change year-on-year
-11 -10
Contract jobs citing PHP 8 8 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Lancashire 1.68% 2.00% 3.20%
As % of the Programming Languages category 4.17% 6.30% 9.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 3 4
Average daily rate
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£408 £325 £230
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+25.61% +41.30%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £353 £305 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £476 £443 £249
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £325 £288
% change year-on-year
-7.69% +13.04%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.75 £33.78 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-44.48% +22.81%
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
192 127 95
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Lancashire 40.25% 31.75% 33.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 129 74 51
Average daily rate £442 £345 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+27.97% +15.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £270 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £535 £474 £325
UK excluding London average daily rate £370 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+5.71% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 4 6
Average hourly rate £40.00 £36.67 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+9.08% -2.21%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £38.50 £35.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+10.00% +2.94%

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 28 August 2015.

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 28 August 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
Blackpool - 6 £408 - 2
PHP
North West

PHP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Lancashire

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 8 (80.00%) HTML
1 8 (80.00%) JavaScript
1 8 (80.00%) CSS
2 7 (70.00%) Agile Software Development
3 6 (60.00%) TDD
3 6 (60.00%) Ruby
3 6 (60.00%) Linux
3 6 (60.00%) Web Services
3 6 (60.00%) MySQL
3 6 (60.00%) UNIX
3 6 (60.00%) Apache
3 6 (60.00%) Python
3 6 (60.00%) PHPUnit
4 5 (50.00%) .NET
4 5 (50.00%) SQL Server
4 5 (50.00%) VB
4 5 (50.00%) Java
4 5 (50.00%) jQuery
5 4 (40.00%) Continuous Integration
5 4 (40.00%) CAML
5 4 (40.00%) Ruby on Rails
5 4 (40.00%) Degree
5 4 (40.00%) Computer Science
5 4 (40.00%) Django
5 4 (40.00%) SQLite
5 4 (40.00%) PowerShell
5 4 (40.00%) SQL Server 2008
5 4 (40.00%) Git (software)
5 4 (40.00%) PostgreSQL
5 4 (40.00%) Web Design

PHP
Top Related IT Skills in Lancashire by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 6 (60.00%) Apache
2 4 (40.00%) SharePoint
2 4 (40.00%) IIS
2 4 (40.00%) SharePoint 2010
3 2 (20.00%) CMS
3 2 (20.00%) nginx
Business Applications
1 2 (20.00%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 2 (20.00%) Amazon EC2
1 2 (20.00%) Amazon S3
1 2 (20.00%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (40.00%) SMTP
1 4 (40.00%) HTTP
1 4 (40.00%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (60.00%) MySQL
2 5 (50.00%) SQL Server
3 4 (40.00%) PostgreSQL
3 4 (40.00%) SQLite
3 4 (40.00%) SQL Server 2008
3 4 (40.00%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 6 (60.00%) PHPUnit
2 4 (40.00%) Jenkins
2 4 (40.00%) JUnit
2 4 (40.00%) Visual Studio
2 4 (40.00%) Eclipse
2 4 (40.00%) NUnit
2 4 (40.00%) Subversion
2 4 (40.00%) Git (software)
Job Titles
1 8 (80.00%) Developer
2 2 (20.00%) PHP Developer
2 2 (20.00%) PHP Magento Developer
2 2 (20.00%) Magento Developer
3 1 (10.00%) AWS Developer
3 1 (10.00%) Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (80.00%) CSS
1 8 (80.00%) HTML
2 6 (60.00%) Web Services
3 5 (50.00%) .NET
3 5 (50.00%) jQuery
4 4 (40.00%) CAML
4 4 (40.00%) Ruby on Rails
4 4 (40.00%) Django
4 4 (40.00%) ASP.NET
5 2 (20.00%) LAMP
6 1 (10.00%) Ajax
6 1 (10.00%) XML
6 1 (10.00%) XHTML
6 1 (10.00%) RSS
6 1 (10.00%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 4 (40.00%) Computer Science
1 4 (40.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (10.00%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 6 (60.00%) UNIX
1 6 (60.00%) Linux
2 4 (40.00%) Mac OS X
2 4 (40.00%) Windows
3 2 (20.00%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (70.00%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (60.00%) TDD
3 4 (40.00%) Data Management
3 4 (40.00%) ITIL
3 4 (40.00%) Automated Testing
3 4 (40.00%) Continuous Integration
3 4 (40.00%) Responsive Web Design
3 4 (40.00%) Web Design
4 2 (20.00%) DevOps
4 2 (20.00%) Open Source
4 2 (20.00%) Load Balancing
4 2 (20.00%) OO
4 2 (20.00%) Configuration Management
5 1 (10.00%) SEO
5 1 (10.00%) Content Management
Programming Languages
1 8 (80.00%) JavaScript
2 6 (60.00%) Python
2 6 (60.00%) Ruby
3 5 (50.00%) Java
3 5 (50.00%) VB
4 4 (40.00%) VB.NET
4 4 (40.00%) VBScript
4 4 (40.00%) C
4 4 (40.00%) C#
4 4 (40.00%) C++
4 4 (40.00%) PowerShell
4 4 (40.00%) FQL
4 4 (40.00%) VBA
5 1 (10.00%) SQL
5 1 (10.00%) ActionScript
Qualifications
1 4 (40.00%) Degree
2 2 (20.00%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 4 (40.00%) Active Directory
1 4 (40.00%) BitLocker
Systems Management
1 2 (20.00%) Nagios
1 2 (20.00%) Cacti
1 2 (20.00%) Puppet
1 2 (20.00%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 2 (20.00%) Red Hat
1 2 (20.00%) Percona
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