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 3 May 2016 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
3 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
PHP
Rank 18 31 18
Rank change year-on-year
+13 -13
Contract jobs citing PHP 15 3 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Liverpool 6.22% 1.22% 2.22%
As % of the Programming Languages category 17.05% 5.88% 5.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 2 3
Median daily rate £291 £300 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.16% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £300 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £300 £300
UK excluding London median daily rate £330 £300 £325
% change year-on-year
+10.00% -7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Median hourly rate £18.80 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.50 £30.20 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-48.67% -13.71%
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
88 51 51
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Liverpool 36.51% 20.73% 37.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 70 37 24
Median daily rate £350 £300 £308
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.66% -2.43%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £197 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £378 £413
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £330
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 1
Median hourly rate £18.80 £18.46 £175.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+1.84% -89.45%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £38.00 £36.00 £36.50
% change year-on-year
+5.55% -1.36%

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
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 3 May 2016.

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 3 May 2016, 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 8 (53.33%) JavaScript
1 8 (53.33%) MySQL
2 7 (46.67%) MVC
3 5 (33.33%) Finance
3 5 (33.33%) Subversion
3 5 (33.33%) Symfony
3 5 (33.33%) SOAP
3 5 (33.33%) PHP 5
3 5 (33.33%) iPad
3 5 (33.33%) REST
4 4 (26.67%) Git (software)
4 4 (26.67%) .NET
4 4 (26.67%) C#
4 4 (26.67%) Zend
4 4 (26.67%) Web Development
5 3 (20.00%) CakePHP
5 3 (20.00%) TDD
5 3 (20.00%) HTML
5 3 (20.00%) CSS
6 2 (13.33%) OOP
6 2 (13.33%) OO
6 2 (13.33%) CRM
6 2 (13.33%) ERP
6 2 (13.33%) Photoshop
6 2 (13.33%) Web Services
6 2 (13.33%) Windows
6 2 (13.33%) Java
6 2 (13.33%) VMware
6 2 (13.33%) Zend Framework
6 2 (13.33%) Smarty

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 1 (6.67%) Apache
1 1 (6.67%) BizTalk Server
1 1 (6.67%) OpenStack
1 1 (6.67%) SAS
Applications
1 2 (13.33%) Photoshop
Cloud Services
1 2 (13.33%) Adobe Creative Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 2 (13.33%) Network Security
2 1 (6.67%) DHCP
2 1 (6.67%) DNS
2 1 (6.67%) Fibre Channel
2 1 (6.67%) HTTP
2 1 (6.67%) IMAP
2 1 (6.67%) iSCSI
2 1 (6.67%) MRTG
2 1 (6.67%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (53.33%) MySQL
2 1 (6.67%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 5 (33.33%) Subversion
2 4 (26.67%) Git (software)
3 1 (6.67%) Jenkins
3 1 (6.67%) JIRA
3 1 (6.67%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 5 (33.33%) Finance
Job Titles
1 13 (86.67%) Developer
2 11 (73.33%) PHP Developer
3 3 (20.00%) Senior Developer
4 2 (13.33%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
4 2 (13.33%) Front End Web Developer (Client-Side Developer)
4 2 (13.33%) HTML CSS Developer
4 2 (13.33%) HTML Developer
4 2 (13.33%) JavaScript Developer
4 2 (13.33%) PHP Web Developer
4 2 (13.33%) Senior PHP Developer
4 2 (13.33%) Web Developer
5 1 (6.67%) Applications Developer
5 1 (6.67%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
5 1 (6.67%) C# .NET Developer
5 1 (6.67%) Java Web Developer
5 1 (6.67%) Linux Engineer
5 1 (6.67%) Senior C# .NET Developer
5 1 (6.67%) Senior SQL Developer
5 1 (6.67%) Senior SQL Server Developer
5 1 (6.67%) Website Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (33.33%) REST
1 5 (33.33%) SOAP
1 5 (33.33%) Symfony
2 4 (26.67%) .NET
3 3 (20.00%) CakePHP
3 3 (20.00%) CSS
3 3 (20.00%) HTML
4 2 (13.33%) CSS3
4 2 (13.33%) HTML5
4 2 (13.33%) Smarty
4 2 (13.33%) Web Services
4 2 (13.33%) Yii
4 2 (13.33%) Zend Framework
5 1 (6.67%) JSON
5 1 (6.67%) Laravel
5 1 (6.67%) Spring
5 1 (6.67%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 5 (33.33%) iPad
2 2 (13.33%) Digital Media
2 2 (13.33%) User Experience
3 1 (6.67%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 2 (13.33%) Windows
2 1 (6.67%) CentOS
2 1 (6.67%) Debian
2 1 (6.67%) Linux
2 1 (6.67%) Mac OS
2 1 (6.67%) Ubuntu
2 1 (6.67%) Unix
2 1 (6.67%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (46.67%) MVC
2 4 (26.67%) Web Development
3 3 (20.00%) TDD
4 2 (13.33%) BDD
4 2 (13.33%) CRM
4 2 (13.33%) ERP
4 2 (13.33%) Front End Development
4 2 (13.33%) OO
4 2 (13.33%) OOP
5 1 (6.67%) Continuous Improvement
5 1 (6.67%) Data Management
5 1 (6.67%) Incident Management
5 1 (6.67%) Migration
5 1 (6.67%) Open Source
Programming Languages
1 8 (53.33%) JavaScript
2 5 (33.33%) PHP 5
3 4 (26.67%) C#
4 2 (13.33%) Java
5 1 (6.67%) Bash Shell
5 1 (6.67%) C
5 1 (6.67%) C++
5 1 (6.67%) Korn
5 1 (6.67%) Perl
5 1 (6.67%) PowerShell
5 1 (6.67%) Python
5 1 (6.67%) Shell Script
5 1 (6.67%) SQL
System Software
1 1 (6.67%) Dovecot
1 1 (6.67%) iptables
1 1 (6.67%) KVM
1 1 (6.67%) Sendmail
1 1 (6.67%) Squid
1 1 (6.67%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (6.67%) Cacti
1 1 (6.67%) HAProxy
1 1 (6.67%) Nagios
1 1 (6.67%) OpenNebula
1 1 (6.67%) Puppet
Vendors
1 4 (26.67%) Zend
2 2 (13.33%) Twitter
2 2 (13.33%) VMware
3 1 (6.67%) Red Hat
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