The first table below looks at the demand for PHP skills in IT contracts advertised for the Liverpool region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited PHP over the 3 months to 28 July 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 Liverpool 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
28 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
PHP
Rank 15 18 15
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -3
Contract jobs citing PHP 10 7 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Liverpool 5.65% 4.29% 6.96%
As % of the Programming Languages category 17.86% 15.91% 15.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 4 6
Average daily rate
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£225 £275 £260
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-18.36% +5.76%
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 £31.00 £22.66 £18.00
% change year-on-year
+36.80% +25.88%
Programming Languages Category
Liverpool
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
56 44 73
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Liverpool 31.64% 26.99% 46.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 28 27 40
Average daily rate £425 £300 £310
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+41.66% -3.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £203 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £470 £350
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 1
Average hourly rate £30.00 - £75.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £35.00
PHP
Merseyside

PHP
Jobs Demand Trend in Liverpool

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing PHP across the Liverpool region as a proportion of the total demand within the Programming Languages category.

PHP Jobs Demand Trend in Liverpool

PHP
Daily Rate Trend in Liverpool

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing PHP across the Liverpool region.

PHP Daily Rate Trend in Liverpool

PHP
Hourly Rate Trend in Liverpool

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing PHP across the Liverpool region.

PHP Hourly Rate Trend in Liverpool

PHP
Top 29 Related IT Skills in Liverpool

For the 6 months to 28 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Liverpool 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 13 (100.00%) HTML
1 13 (100.00%) CSS
2 11 (84.62%) JavaScript
2 11 (84.62%) jQuery
3 8 (61.54%) HTML5
3 8 (61.54%) MySQL
4 7 (53.85%) Adobe
5 6 (46.15%) Responsive Web Design
5 6 (46.15%) Adobe Illustrator
5 6 (46.15%) Web Design
5 6 (46.15%) Orchard
5 6 (46.15%) Photoshop
6 3 (23.08%) Web Development
7 2 (15.38%) Symfony
7 2 (15.38%) Zend
7 2 (15.38%) Drupal
7 2 (15.38%) Magento
7 2 (15.38%) CSS3
8 1 (7.69%) Twitter Bootstrap
8 1 (7.69%) Project Management
8 1 (7.69%) Open Source
8 1 (7.69%) WordPress
8 1 (7.69%) PHP5
8 1 (7.69%) Ajax
8 1 (7.69%) ActionScript
8 1 (7.69%) OOP
8 1 (7.69%) OO
8 1 (7.69%) Apache
8 1 (7.69%) OOD

PHP
Top Related IT Skills in Liverpool by Category

For the 6 months to 28 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Liverpool 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 (15.38%) Drupal
2 1 (7.69%) WordPress
2 1 (7.69%) Apache
Applications
1 6 (46.15%) Photoshop
1 6 (46.15%) Adobe Illustrator
Business Applications
1 2 (15.38%) Magento
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (61.54%) MySQL
Job Titles
1 13 (100.00%) Developer
2 8 (61.54%) Web Developer
2 8 (61.54%) Front-End Developer
3 6 (46.15%) Front-End Web Developer
4 3 (23.08%) PHP Developer
5 1 (7.69%) Drupal Developer
5 1 (7.69%) PHP Drupal Developer
5 1 (7.69%) PHP MySQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (100.00%) HTML
1 13 (100.00%) CSS
2 11 (84.62%) jQuery
3 8 (61.54%) HTML5
4 2 (15.38%) CSS3
4 2 (15.38%) Symfony
5 1 (7.69%) Ajax
5 1 (7.69%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 1 (7.69%) Open Source
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (46.15%) Web Design
1 6 (46.15%) Responsive Web Design
2 3 (23.08%) Web Development
3 1 (7.69%) OOP
3 1 (7.69%) OO
3 1 (7.69%) OOD
3 1 (7.69%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 11 (84.62%) JavaScript
2 1 (7.69%) ActionScript
2 1 (7.69%) PHP5
Vendors
1 7 (53.85%) Adobe
2 6 (46.15%) Orchard
3 2 (15.38%) Zend
Liverpool, Merseyside
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