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 6 May 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
6 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
PHP
Rank 26 19 14
Rank change year-on-year
-7 -5
Contract jobs citing PHP 3 4 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Liverpool 1.30% 2.94% 7.27%
As % of the Programming Languages category 6.38% 7.69% 25.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 4 1
Average daily rate
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£300 £275 £163
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.09% +69.23%
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £325 £275
% change year-on-year
-7.69% +18.18%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.20 £35.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
-13.71% +55.55%
PHP
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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
47 52 47
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Liverpool 20.35% 38.24% 28.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 35 26 17
Average daily rate £300 £304 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.31% -6.46%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £242 £150
10% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £413 £485
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £330 £325
% change year-on-year
+6.06% +1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 4
Average hourly rate £18.46 £175.00 £15.46
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-89.45% +1031.95%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £36.40 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-1.09% +4.00%

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 30 Related IT Skills in Liverpool

For the 6 months to 6 May 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 2 (66.67%) HTML
1 2 (66.67%) CSS
1 2 (66.67%) Apple iOS
1 2 (66.67%) MySQL
1 2 (66.67%) Android
2 1 (33.33%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (33.33%) Memory Management
2 1 (33.33%) SQL Server
2 1 (33.33%) ASP.NET
2 1 (33.33%) C++
2 1 (33.33%) iOS SDK
2 1 (33.33%) Facebook
2 1 (33.33%) Twitter
2 1 (33.33%) Analytics
2 1 (33.33%) Android Development
2 1 (33.33%) iOS Development
2 1 (33.33%) ASP.NET Web API
2 1 (33.33%) Windows
2 1 (33.33%) E-Commerce
2 1 (33.33%) Embedded C++
2 1 (33.33%) Apple
2 1 (33.33%) Blackberry
2 1 (33.33%) JavaScript
2 1 (33.33%) SQL
2 1 (33.33%) T-SQL
2 1 (33.33%) .NET
2 1 (33.33%) Streaming Video
2 1 (33.33%) Multimedia
2 1 (33.33%) Software Engineering
2 1 (33.33%) Google

PHP
Top Related IT Skills in Liverpool by Category

For the 6 months to 6 May 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 (33.33%) WordPress
Cloud Services
1 1 (33.33%) Google Analytics
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (66.67%) MySQL
2 1 (33.33%) SQL Server
2 1 (33.33%) SQL Server 2008
General
1 1 (33.33%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 3 (100.00%) Developer
2 1 (33.33%) C++ Developer
2 1 (33.33%) PHP Developer
2 1 (33.33%) WordPress Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (66.67%) CSS
1 2 (66.67%) HTML
2 1 (33.33%) .NET
2 1 (33.33%) ASP.NET
2 1 (33.33%) JSON
2 1 (33.33%) Google Maps API
2 1 (33.33%) iOS SDK
2 1 (33.33%) ASP.NET Web API
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) Blackberry
1 1 (33.33%) Streaming Video
1 1 (33.33%) Informatics
Operating Systems
1 2 (66.67%) Android
1 2 (66.67%) Apple iOS
2 1 (33.33%) Windows
2 1 (33.33%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (33.33%) E-Commerce
1 1 (33.33%) Software Engineering
1 1 (33.33%) Web Development
1 1 (33.33%) Memory Management
1 1 (33.33%) Analytics
1 1 (33.33%) Android Development
1 1 (33.33%) iOS Development
Programming Languages
1 1 (33.33%) C++
1 1 (33.33%) JavaScript
1 1 (33.33%) SQL
1 1 (33.33%) T-SQL
1 1 (33.33%) Embedded C++
1 1 (33.33%) PHP5
Vendors
1 1 (33.33%) Apple
1 1 (33.33%) Google
1 1 (33.33%) Facebook
1 1 (33.33%) Twitter