The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the Manchester region that had PHP Developer featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 27 August 2016 with a comparison to same period over 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
27 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
PHP Developer
Rank 84 82 62
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -20
Contract jobs requiring a PHP Developer 21 20 27
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 1.15% 1.11% 2.04%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.21% 1.17% 2.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 13 24
Median daily rate £325 £300 £275
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.33% +9.09%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £232 £229
10% offered a daily rate of more than £370 £344 £330
UK excluding London median daily rate £325 £300 £320
% change year-on-year
+8.33% -6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £35.00 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.00 £32.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-53.84% +8.33%
PHP Developer
North West

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the Manchester region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of contract jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
Manchester
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
1735 1711 1280
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 94.96% 95.27% 96.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 1073 1007 750
Median daily rate £400 £375 £330
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +13.63%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £255 £250 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 58 66 63
Median hourly rate £14.50 £14.50 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -3.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £10.65 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £40.00 £31.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-2.94% +3.03%

PHP Developer
Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

The demand trend of IT contracts across the Manchester region that featured PHP Developer in the job title.

PHP Developer Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

PHP Developer
Daily Rate Trend in Manchester

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing PHP Developer across the Manchester region.

PHP Developer Daily Rate Trend in Manchester

PHP Developer
Daily Rate Histogram in Manchester

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing PHP Developer across the Manchester region over the 3 months to 27 August 2016.

PHP Developer Daily Rate Histogram in Manchester

PHP Developer
Hourly Rate Trend in Manchester

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing PHP Developer across the Manchester region.

PHP Developer Hourly Rate Trend in Manchester

PHP Developer
Contract Job Locations in Manchester

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing PHP Developer within the Manchester region over the 3 months to 27 August 2016. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Salford - 2 - - 1
Stockport -11 1 £326 -2.83%
Bolton - 1 £275 - 1
PHP Developer
North West

PHP Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 27 August 2016, PHP Developer contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Manchester region featuring PHP Developer in the job title.

1 33 (100.00%) PHP
2 21 (63.64%) HTML
2 21 (63.64%) MySQL
3 18 (54.55%) CSS
4 16 (48.48%) JavaScript
5 10 (30.30%) Web Development
6 7 (21.21%) jQuery
6 7 (21.21%) Magento
6 7 (21.21%) HTML5
7 6 (18.18%) Git (software)
7 6 (18.18%) Laravel
7 6 (18.18%) WordPress
7 6 (18.18%) E-Commerce
8 5 (15.15%) LAMP
8 5 (15.15%) Linux
9 4 (12.12%) Apache
9 4 (12.12%) MVC
9 4 (12.12%) ERP
9 4 (12.12%) Agile Software Development
9 4 (12.12%) CMS
9 4 (12.12%) User Experience
9 4 (12.12%) Sass
9 4 (12.12%) CSS3
10 3 (9.09%) Jenkins
10 3 (9.09%) Digital Media
10 3 (9.09%) Cucumber
10 3 (9.09%) Amazon AWS
10 3 (9.09%) Ruby
10 3 (9.09%) TDD
10 3 (9.09%) Continuous Integration

PHP Developer Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester 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 6 (18.18%) WordPress
2 4 (12.12%) Apache
2 4 (12.12%) CMS
3 2 (6.06%) Drupal
Business Applications
1 7 (21.21%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 3 (9.09%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (6.06%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (3.03%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 3 (9.09%) Network Security
2 1 (3.03%) DNS
2 1 (3.03%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (63.64%) MySQL
2 2 (6.06%) MongoDB
3 1 (3.03%) PostgreSQL
3 1 (3.03%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 6 (18.18%) Git (software)
2 3 (9.09%) Cucumber
2 3 (9.09%) Dreamweaver
2 3 (9.09%) Jenkins
3 2 (6.06%) PhantomJS
4 1 (3.03%) gulp
4 1 (3.03%) Subversion
General
1 2 (6.06%) Retail
2 1 (3.03%) Advertising
2 1 (3.03%) Marketing
2 1 (3.03%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (63.64%) HTML
2 18 (54.55%) CSS
3 7 (21.21%) HTML5
3 7 (21.21%) jQuery
4 6 (18.18%) Laravel
5 5 (15.15%) LAMP
6 4 (12.12%) CSS3
6 4 (12.12%) Sass
7 3 (9.09%) JSON
8 2 (6.06%) Ajax
8 2 (6.06%) AngularJS
8 2 (6.06%) CakePHP
8 2 (6.06%) RESTful
8 2 (6.06%) Symfony
8 2 (6.06%) Twitter Bootstrap
8 2 (6.06%) Web Services
9 1 (3.03%) Node.js
9 1 (3.03%) OAuth2
9 1 (3.03%) Semantic HTML
9 1 (3.03%) Yii
Miscellaneous
1 4 (12.12%) User Experience
2 3 (9.09%) Digital Media
3 1 (3.03%) Management Information System
3 1 (3.03%) Mobile App
3 1 (3.03%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 5 (15.15%) Linux
2 1 (3.03%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (30.30%) Web Development
2 6 (18.18%) E-Commerce
3 4 (12.12%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (12.12%) ERP
3 4 (12.12%) MVC
4 3 (9.09%) Continuous Integration
4 3 (9.09%) CRM
4 3 (9.09%) OOP
4 3 (9.09%) TDD
5 2 (6.06%) BDD
5 2 (6.06%) Continuous Delivery
5 2 (6.06%) Front End Development
5 2 (6.06%) OO
5 2 (6.06%) OO PHP
5 2 (6.06%) User Acceptance Testing
5 2 (6.06%) UX Design
6 1 (3.03%) Content Management
6 1 (3.03%) Risk Management
6 1 (3.03%) Software Engineering
6 1 (3.03%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 33 (100.00%) PHP
2 16 (48.48%) JavaScript
3 3 (9.09%) Java
3 3 (9.09%) Ruby
3 3 (9.09%) SQL
4 1 (3.03%) PHP 5
4 1 (3.03%) Python
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (9.09%) QA
Vendors
1 3 (9.09%) Zend
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