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 12 February 2016 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
12 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
PHP
Rank 33 - 17
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing PHP 2 0 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Liverpool 0.86% - 3.25%
As % of the Programming Languages category 2.78% - 9.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 4
Average daily rate £253 - £300
90% offered a daily rate of more than £223 - £283
10% offered a daily rate of more than £283 - £356
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £333 £300
% change year-on-year
-2.25% +10.83%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.50 £30.20 £21.75
% change year-on-year
+17.54% +38.85%
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
72 54 43
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Liverpool 31.03% 26.09% 34.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 60 32 21
Average daily rate £375 £350 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +16.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £200 £204
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £420 £401
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 0 2
Average hourly rate £40.00 - £175.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £36.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+11.11% +5.88%

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 14 Related IT Skills in Liverpool

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, 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%) MVC
1 2 (66.67%) iPad
1 2 (66.67%) Twitter
1 2 (66.67%) MySQL
2 1 (33.33%) SOAP
2 1 (33.33%) JavaScript
2 1 (33.33%) SQL
2 1 (33.33%) Subversion
2 1 (33.33%) Symfony
2 1 (33.33%) Zend
2 1 (33.33%) Zend Framework
2 1 (33.33%) CakePHP
2 1 (33.33%) Git (software)
2 1 (33.33%) REST

PHP
Top Related IT Skills in Liverpool by Category

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, 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.

Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (66.67%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 1 (33.33%) Git (software)
1 1 (33.33%) Subversion
Job Titles
1 3 (100.00%) Developer
1 3 (100.00%) PHP Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (33.33%) CakePHP
1 1 (33.33%) REST
1 1 (33.33%) SOAP
1 1 (33.33%) Symfony
1 1 (33.33%) Zend Framework
Miscellaneous
1 2 (66.67%) iPad
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) MVC
Programming Languages
1 1 (33.33%) JavaScript
1 1 (33.33%) SQL
Vendors
1 2 (66.67%) Twitter
2 1 (33.33%) Zend
Liverpool, Merseyside
Circle Recruitment
Rate: £300 - £350 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Liverpool
Computer Futures
Rate: £250 - £300 per day + competitive
Posted: 3 days ago
Liverpool, Merseyside
Oscar
Rate: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: 6 days ago