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 20 January 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
20 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
PHP
Merseyside / Liverpool
Rank 28 - 22
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing PHP 4 0 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Liverpool 1.93% - 1.21%
As % of the Programming Languages category 5.13% - 5.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 0 2
Median daily rate £320 - £338
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 £31.45 £35.00 £27.18
% change year-on-year
-10.14% +28.79%

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
78 71 37
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Liverpool 37.68% 27.84% 22.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 54 50 26
Median daily rate £360 £369 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.37% +13.46%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £300 £254
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £450 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £385 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 4 0
Median hourly rate £12.00 £40.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-70.00% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.25 £40.00 £35.34
% change year-on-year
+0.62% +13.19%

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 20 January 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 3 (60.00%) Linux
1 3 (60.00%) Drupal
2 2 (40.00%) HP Quality Center
2 2 (40.00%) JavaScript
2 2 (40.00%) MySQL
2 2 (40.00%) Marketing
2 2 (40.00%) Selenium
2 2 (40.00%) Behat
2 2 (40.00%) Functional Testing
2 2 (40.00%) Automation Testing
2 2 (40.00%) API Testing
2 2 (40.00%) Windows
3 1 (20.00%) Performance Optimisation
3 1 (20.00%) LEMP Stack
3 1 (20.00%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (20.00%) Ansible
3 1 (20.00%) Docker
3 1 (20.00%) Mentoring
3 1 (20.00%) Jenkins
3 1 (20.00%) Symfony
3 1 (20.00%) Web Development
3 1 (20.00%) SQL Server
3 1 (20.00%) CSS
3 1 (20.00%) Perl
3 1 (20.00%) SQL
3 1 (20.00%) HTML
3 1 (20.00%) Java
3 1 (20.00%) Bash Shell
3 1 (20.00%) Puppet
3 1 (20.00%) Laravel

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 (60.00%) Drupal
2 1 (20.00%) Apache
2 1 (20.00%) JBoss
2 1 (20.00%) nginx
2 1 (20.00%) Tomcat
Communications & Networking
1 1 (20.00%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (40.00%) MySQL
2 1 (20.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (40.00%) Selenium
2 1 (20.00%) Jenkins
General
1 2 (40.00%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 1 (20.00%) Administrator
1 1 (20.00%) Developer
1 1 (20.00%) Drupal Developer
1 1 (20.00%) Linux Administrator
1 1 (20.00%) Linux Systems Administrator
1 1 (20.00%) Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (40.00%) Behat
2 1 (20.00%) CSS
2 1 (20.00%) HTML
2 1 (20.00%) jQuery
2 1 (20.00%) LAMP
2 1 (20.00%) Laravel
2 1 (20.00%) LEMP Stack
2 1 (20.00%) Symfony
Miscellaneous
1 1 (20.00%) Digital Media
Operating Systems
1 3 (60.00%) Linux
2 2 (40.00%) Windows
3 1 (20.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (40.00%) API Testing
1 2 (40.00%) Automation Testing
1 2 (40.00%) Functional Testing
2 1 (20.00%) CRM
2 1 (20.00%) Data Migration
2 1 (20.00%) ERP
2 1 (20.00%) Mentoring
2 1 (20.00%) Migration
2 1 (20.00%) OO
2 1 (20.00%) OOD
2 1 (20.00%) Performance Optimisation
2 1 (20.00%) Project Management
2 1 (20.00%) Requirements Analysis
2 1 (20.00%) Validation
2 1 (20.00%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 2 (40.00%) JavaScript
2 1 (20.00%) Bash Shell
2 1 (20.00%) Java
2 1 (20.00%) Perl
2 1 (20.00%) Python
2 1 (20.00%) SQL
System Software
1 1 (20.00%) Docker
Systems Management
1 2 (40.00%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (20.00%) Ansible
2 1 (20.00%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (20.00%) Puppet
Vendors
1 1 (20.00%) Civica
1 1 (20.00%) Red Hat