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 27 January 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
27 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
PHP
Rank 25 19 18
Rank change year-on-year
-6 -1
Contract jobs citing PHP 2 2 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Liverpool 1.13% 1.56% 7.01%
As % of the Programming Languages category 4.35% 4.65% 16.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 2 10
Average daily rate
Keep up to 90%
of your Daily Rate
Get a Free Illustration
£338 £288 £250
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+17.39% +15.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £308 £278 £188
10% offered a daily rate of more than £368 £298 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £300 £286
% change year-on-year
+8.33% +4.80%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.28 £21.00 £31.50
% change year-on-year
+25.11% -33.33%
PHP
Merseyside

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
46 43 68
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Liverpool 25.99% 33.59% 43.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 28 26 32
Average daily rate £350 £300 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £203 £188
10% offered a daily rate of more than £415 £448 £395
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 2
Average hourly rate - £16.50 £23.71
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -30.40%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.50 £33.25 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+6.76% -5.00%

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 28 Related IT Skills in Liverpool

For the 6 months to 27 January 2015, 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 5 (100.00%) HTML
1 5 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 5 (100.00%) CSS
2 4 (80.00%) MySQL
3 3 (60.00%) HTML5
3 3 (60.00%) CSS3
4 2 (40.00%) jQuery
4 2 (40.00%) Magento
4 2 (40.00%) E-Commerce
5 1 (20.00%) C#
5 1 (20.00%) Linux
5 1 (20.00%) Apache
5 1 (20.00%) SQL Server
5 1 (20.00%) ASP.NET
5 1 (20.00%) .NET
5 1 (20.00%) MVC
5 1 (20.00%) Finance
5 1 (20.00%) LAMP
5 1 (20.00%) Web Design
5 1 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (20.00%) Subversion
5 1 (20.00%) Ruby
5 1 (20.00%) Ruby on Rails
5 1 (20.00%) Web Development
5 1 (20.00%) PHP5
5 1 (20.00%) Git (software)
5 1 (20.00%) ASP.NET MVC
5 1 (20.00%) Relational Database

PHP
Top Related IT Skills in Liverpool by Category

For the 6 months to 27 January 2015, 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 1 (20.00%) Apache
Business Applications
1 2 (40.00%) Magento
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (80.00%) MySQL
2 1 (20.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (20.00%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 1 (20.00%) Subversion
1 1 (20.00%) Git (software)
General
1 1 (20.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 3 (60.00%) Developer
2 1 (20.00%) Senior Developer
2 1 (20.00%) .NET Developer
2 1 (20.00%) PHP Developer
2 1 (20.00%) Senior .NET Developer
2 1 (20.00%) Ruby on Rails Developer
2 1 (20.00%) PHP LAMP Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (100.00%) HTML
1 5 (100.00%) CSS
2 3 (60.00%) HTML5
2 3 (60.00%) CSS3
3 2 (40.00%) jQuery
4 1 (20.00%) ASP.NET
4 1 (20.00%) .NET
4 1 (20.00%) LAMP
4 1 (20.00%) Ruby on Rails
4 1 (20.00%) ASP.NET MVC
Operating Systems
1 1 (20.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (40.00%) E-Commerce
2 1 (20.00%) MVC
2 1 (20.00%) Web Design
2 1 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (20.00%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 5 (100.00%) JavaScript
2 1 (20.00%) C#
2 1 (20.00%) Ruby
2 1 (20.00%) PHP5