The table below looks at the statistics 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 29 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
29 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
PHP
Rank 25 20 15
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -5
Contract jobs citing PHP 3 6 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Liverpool 1.71% 4.03% 7.88%
As % of the Programming Languages category 7.14% 9.38% 16.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 3 12
Average daily rate
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£300 £275 £238
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.09% +15.78%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £228 £265 £189
10% offered a daily rate of more than £360 £347 £365
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £300 £300
% change year-on-year
+8.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.50 £21.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+59.52% -30.00%
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Programming Languages category in contract jobs advertised in the Liverpool region.

Programming Languages Category
Liverpool
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
42 64 79
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Liverpool 24.00% 42.95% 47.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 30 40 42
Average daily rate £310 £325 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.61% +8.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £214 £213 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £494 £410 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £351 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.84% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 1
Average hourly rate £22.50 £22.50 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -35.71%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £33.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -5.71%

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
Daily Rate Histogram in Liverpool

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing PHP across the Liverpool region over the 3 months to 29 December 2014.

PHP Daily Rate Histogram 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 30 Related IT Skills in Liverpool

For the 6 months to 29 December 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 7 (100.00%) HTML
1 7 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 7 (100.00%) CSS
2 5 (71.43%) MySQL
2 5 (71.43%) HTML5
3 4 (57.14%) CSS3
3 4 (57.14%) jQuery
4 2 (28.57%) Apache
4 2 (28.57%) E-Commerce
4 2 (28.57%) Magento
4 2 (28.57%) Web Design
5 1 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (14.29%) Subversion
5 1 (14.29%) Ruby
5 1 (14.29%) Orchard
5 1 (14.29%) Ruby on Rails
5 1 (14.29%) Web Development
5 1 (14.29%) PHP5
5 1 (14.29%) SQL Server
5 1 (14.29%) Photoshop
5 1 (14.29%) ASP.NET
5 1 (14.29%) Linux
5 1 (14.29%) .NET
5 1 (14.29%) Git (software)
5 1 (14.29%) ASP.NET MVC
5 1 (14.29%) Responsive Web Design
5 1 (14.29%) Twitter Bootstrap
5 1 (14.29%) Relational Database
5 1 (14.29%) Adobe
5 1 (14.29%) WordPress

PHP
Top Related IT Skills in Liverpool by Category

For the 6 months to 29 December 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 (28.57%) Apache
2 1 (14.29%) WordPress
Applications
1 1 (14.29%) Photoshop
1 1 (14.29%) Adobe Illustrator
Business Applications
1 2 (28.57%) Magento
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (71.43%) MySQL
2 1 (14.29%) SQL Server
2 1 (14.29%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 1 (14.29%) Subversion
1 1 (14.29%) Git (software)
General
1 1 (14.29%) Finance
Job Titles
1 5 (71.43%) Developer
2 2 (28.57%) Front-End Developer
3 1 (14.29%) Front-End Web Developer
3 1 (14.29%) PHP LAMP Developer
3 1 (14.29%) Web Developer
3 1 (14.29%) Senior Developer
3 1 (14.29%) .NET Developer
3 1 (14.29%) PHP Developer
3 1 (14.29%) Senior .NET Developer
3 1 (14.29%) Ruby on Rails Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (100.00%) HTML
1 7 (100.00%) CSS
2 5 (71.43%) HTML5
3 4 (57.14%) CSS3
3 4 (57.14%) jQuery
4 1 (14.29%) ASP.NET MVC
4 1 (14.29%) Twitter Bootstrap
4 1 (14.29%) LAMP
4 1 (14.29%) Ruby on Rails
4 1 (14.29%) .NET
4 1 (14.29%) ASP.NET
Operating Systems
1 1 (14.29%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (28.57%) Web Design
1 2 (28.57%) E-Commerce
2 1 (14.29%) MVC
2 1 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (14.29%) Web Development
2 1 (14.29%) Responsive Web Design
Programming Languages
1 7 (100.00%) JavaScript
2 1 (14.29%) Ruby
2 1 (14.29%) PHP5
2 1 (14.29%) C#
Vendors
1 1 (14.29%) Adobe
1 1 (14.29%) Orchard