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 28 July 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
28 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
PHP Developer
Rank 84 79 73
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -6
Contract jobs requiring a PHP Developer 18 21 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 0.97% 1.30% 0.95%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.02% 1.36% 0.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 14 11
Median daily rate £325 £288 £290
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.04% -0.86%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £222 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £368 £311 £330
UK excluding London median daily rate £323 £300 £300
% change year-on-year
+7.50% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £25.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
- -16.66%
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
1760 1542 1231
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 95.08% 95.19% 97.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 1066 927 682
Median daily rate £388 £360 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.63% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £248 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 53 61 67
Median hourly rate £13.00 £14.50 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.34% -9.37%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.95 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £34.95 £32.50 £29.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £16.16 £16.14
% change year-on-year
+2.10% +0.12%

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 28 July 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 28 July 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
Stockport - 1 £326 - 2
PHP Developer
North West

PHP Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 28 July 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 36 (100.00%) PHP
2 24 (66.67%) MySQL
3 22 (61.11%) HTML
4 18 (50.00%) CSS
4 18 (50.00%) JavaScript
5 9 (25.00%) jQuery
5 9 (25.00%) Magento
6 8 (22.22%) WordPress
6 8 (22.22%) Web Development
6 8 (22.22%) E-Commerce
7 7 (19.44%) HTML5
7 7 (19.44%) Laravel
8 6 (16.67%) Git (software)
8 6 (16.67%) CMS
8 6 (16.67%) LAMP
9 5 (13.89%) Apache
9 5 (13.89%) Linux
9 5 (13.89%) MVC
9 5 (13.89%) Front End Development
10 4 (11.11%) CSS3
10 4 (11.11%) Agile Software Development
10 4 (11.11%) CRM
10 4 (11.11%) OO
10 4 (11.11%) ERP
11 3 (8.33%) OOP
11 3 (8.33%) Web Services
11 3 (8.33%) Java
11 3 (8.33%) Dreamweaver
11 3 (8.33%) Network Security
11 3 (8.33%) Drupal

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 8 (22.22%) WordPress
2 6 (16.67%) CMS
3 5 (13.89%) Apache
4 3 (8.33%) Drupal
5 1 (2.78%) ExpressionEngine
5 1 (2.78%) Joomla!
Business Applications
1 9 (25.00%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.78%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 3 (8.33%) Network Security
2 2 (5.56%) DNS
3 1 (2.78%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (66.67%) MySQL
2 2 (5.56%) MongoDB
3 1 (2.78%) PostgreSQL
3 1 (2.78%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 6 (16.67%) Git (software)
2 3 (8.33%) Dreamweaver
3 1 (2.78%) gulp
3 1 (2.78%) JIRA
3 1 (2.78%) Subversion
General
1 2 (5.56%) Finance
1 2 (5.56%) Retail
2 1 (2.78%) Advertising
2 1 (2.78%) Back Office
2 1 (2.78%) Marketing
2 1 (2.78%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (61.11%) HTML
2 18 (50.00%) CSS
3 9 (25.00%) jQuery
4 7 (19.44%) HTML5
4 7 (19.44%) Laravel
5 6 (16.67%) LAMP
6 4 (11.11%) CSS3
7 3 (8.33%) RESTful
7 3 (8.33%) Twitter Bootstrap
7 3 (8.33%) Web Services
8 2 (5.56%) AngularJS
8 2 (5.56%) Symfony
9 1 (2.78%) Ajax
9 1 (2.78%) Apache Flex
9 1 (2.78%) OAuth2
9 1 (2.78%) REST
9 1 (2.78%) Sass
9 1 (2.78%) Semantic HTML
9 1 (2.78%) Yii
9 1 (2.78%) Zend Framework
Miscellaneous
1 3 (8.33%) Digital Media
2 2 (5.56%) User Experience
3 1 (2.78%) Management Information System
3 1 (2.78%) Mobile App
3 1 (2.78%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 5 (13.89%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (22.22%) E-Commerce
1 8 (22.22%) Web Development
2 5 (13.89%) Front End Development
2 5 (13.89%) MVC
3 4 (11.11%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (11.11%) CRM
3 4 (11.11%) ERP
3 4 (11.11%) OO
4 3 (8.33%) OO PHP
4 3 (8.33%) OOP
5 2 (5.56%) Responsive Web Design
5 2 (5.56%) TDD
5 2 (5.56%) User Acceptance Testing
5 2 (5.56%) Workflow
6 1 (2.78%) Content Management
6 1 (2.78%) Information Assurance
6 1 (2.78%) Migration
6 1 (2.78%) OWASP
6 1 (2.78%) Risk Management
6 1 (2.78%) Web Design
Programming Languages
1 36 (100.00%) PHP
2 18 (50.00%) JavaScript
3 3 (8.33%) Java
4 2 (5.56%) PHP 5
4 2 (5.56%) SQL
5 1 (2.78%) PHP 4
5 1 (2.78%) Python
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.78%) QA
Vendors
1 3 (8.33%) Zend