The table below looks at the statistics for PHP skills in IT contracts advertised for the Liverpool region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited PHP over the 3 months to 25 February 2017 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
25 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
PHP
Merseyside / Liverpool
Rank 32 27 -
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -
Contract jobs citing PHP 6 4 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Liverpool 2.53% 1.72% -
As % of the Programming Languages category 6.90% 5.41% -
Number of daily rates quoted 4 4 0
Median daily rate £284 £308 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.72% -
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £31.00 £35.50 £19.50
% change year-on-year
-12.67% +82.05%

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
87 74 55
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Liverpool 36.71% 31.90% 24.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 57 62 33
Median daily rate £361 £375 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.66% +15.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £238 £325 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £450 £417
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 4 0
Median hourly rate £12.00 £40.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-70.00% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.50 £40.00 £35.50
% change year-on-year
+3.75% +12.67%

PHP
Jobs Demand Trend in Liverpool

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Liverpool region citing PHP as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 30 Related IT Skills in Liverpool

For the 6 months to 25 February 2017, IT contractor jobs citing PHP also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Liverpool region with a requirement for PHP.

1 5 (55.56%) JavaScript
2 4 (44.44%) HTML
2 4 (44.44%) Linux
3 3 (33.33%) CSS
3 3 (33.33%) Drupal
3 3 (33.33%) MySQL
3 3 (33.33%) Laravel
4 2 (22.22%) Behat
4 2 (22.22%) Functional Testing
4 2 (22.22%) HTML5
4 2 (22.22%) Automation Testing
4 2 (22.22%) API Testing
4 2 (22.22%) Marketing
4 2 (22.22%) Selenium
4 2 (22.22%) HP Quality Center
4 2 (22.22%) jQuery
4 2 (22.22%) Java
4 2 (22.22%) OO
4 2 (22.22%) OOD
4 2 (22.22%) Jenkins
4 2 (22.22%) Customer Requirements
4 2 (22.22%) Windows
5 1 (11.11%) Twitter Bootstrap
5 1 (11.11%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (11.11%) TDD
5 1 (11.11%) Civica
5 1 (11.11%) Requirements Analysis
5 1 (11.11%) HTTP
5 1 (11.11%) TCP/IP
5 1 (11.11%) Red Hat

PHP
Top Related IT Skills in Liverpool by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 3 (33.33%) Drupal
2 1 (11.11%) Apache
2 1 (11.11%) CMS
2 1 (11.11%) JBoss
2 1 (11.11%) nginx
2 1 (11.11%) Tomcat
2 1 (11.11%) WordPress
Communications & Networking
1 1 (11.11%) HTTP
1 1 (11.11%) Internet
1 1 (11.11%) Network Security
1 1 (11.11%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (33.33%) MySQL
2 1 (11.11%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (22.22%) Jenkins
1 2 (22.22%) Selenium
2 1 (11.11%) Git (software)
2 1 (11.11%) Xcode
General
1 2 (22.22%) Marketing
2 1 (11.11%) Games
Job Titles
1 5 (55.56%) Developer
2 2 (22.22%) PHP Developer
2 2 (22.22%) PHP Laravel Developer
3 1 (11.11%) Administrator
3 1 (11.11%) Drupal Developer
3 1 (11.11%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
3 1 (11.11%) iOS Developer
3 1 (11.11%) Linux Administrator
3 1 (11.11%) Linux Systems Administrator
3 1 (11.11%) Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (44.44%) HTML
2 3 (33.33%) CSS
2 3 (33.33%) Laravel
3 2 (22.22%) Behat
3 2 (22.22%) HTML5
3 2 (22.22%) jQuery
4 1 (11.11%) CSS3
4 1 (11.11%) LAMP
4 1 (11.11%) LEMP Stack
4 1 (11.11%) Node.js
4 1 (11.11%) Sass
4 1 (11.11%) Symfony
4 1 (11.11%) Twitter Bootstrap
4 1 (11.11%) Web Services
4 1 (11.11%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (11.11%) Digital Media
Operating Systems
1 4 (44.44%) Linux
2 2 (22.22%) Windows
3 1 (11.11%) Android
3 1 (11.11%) Apple iOS
3 1 (11.11%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (11.11%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (22.22%) API Testing
1 2 (22.22%) Automation Testing
1 2 (22.22%) Customer Requirements
1 2 (22.22%) Functional Testing
1 2 (22.22%) OO
1 2 (22.22%) OOD
2 1 (11.11%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (11.11%) Android Development
2 1 (11.11%) CRM
2 1 (11.11%) Data Migration
2 1 (11.11%) ERP
2 1 (11.11%) Front End Development
2 1 (11.11%) iOS Development
2 1 (11.11%) Mentoring
2 1 (11.11%) Performance Optimisation
2 1 (11.11%) Project Management
2 1 (11.11%) Requirements Analysis
2 1 (11.11%) TDD
2 1 (11.11%) Validation
2 1 (11.11%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 5 (55.56%) JavaScript
2 2 (22.22%) Java
3 1 (11.11%) Bash Shell
3 1 (11.11%) Objective-C
3 1 (11.11%) Perl
3 1 (11.11%) Python
3 1 (11.11%) SQL
System Software
1 1 (11.11%) Docker
Systems Management
1 2 (22.22%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (11.11%) Ansible
2 1 (11.11%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (11.11%) Puppet
Vendors
1 1 (11.11%) Civica
1 1 (11.11%) Red Hat
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