The table below looks at the statistics for the PHP Developer role in IT contracts advertised for the Manchester region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited PHP Developer in their job title over the 3 months to 3 July 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
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
PHP Developer
Rank 75 74 61
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -13
Contract jobs requiring a PHP Developer 16 10 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 1.04% 0.81% 1.29%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.11% 0.85% 1.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 9 9
Average daily rate
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£275 £300 £225
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.33% +33.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £265 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £339 £340
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £330 £250
% change year-on-year
-9.09% +32.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £30.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
- -14.28%
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
1446 1171 941
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 94.39% 94.89% 93.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 849 629 471
Average daily rate £350 £330 £330
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.06% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £225 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 59 57 79
Average hourly rate £14.50 £16.00 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-9.37% +6.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £10.00 £10.24
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.00 £39.50 £25.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.25 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+1.53% -7.14%

PHP Developer
Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing PHP Developer in the job title across the Manchester region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

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
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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing PHP Developer within the Manchester region over the 3 months to 3 July 2015. 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
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Altrincham - 4 £275 - 1
PHP Developer
North West

PHP Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 3 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Manchester region that cited PHP Developer in their job title 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 with PHP Developer in their job title.

1 53 (100.00%) PHP
2 26 (49.06%) MySQL
3 25 (47.17%) CSS
4 24 (45.28%) HTML
5 20 (37.74%) OO
5 20 (37.74%) MVC
6 18 (33.96%) JavaScript
7 17 (32.08%) OOP
8 16 (30.19%) Software Engineering
8 16 (30.19%) Linux
9 14 (26.42%) Apache
9 14 (26.42%) CodeIgniter
9 14 (26.42%) jQuery
10 13 (24.53%) SQL
10 13 (24.53%) LAMP
10 13 (24.53%) Agile Software Development
11 10 (18.87%) TDD
11 10 (18.87%) Symfony
11 10 (18.87%) Git (software)
11 10 (18.87%) RESTful
11 10 (18.87%) Laravel
12 9 (16.98%) Magento
13 8 (15.09%) Unit Testing
13 8 (15.09%) HTML5
13 8 (15.09%) Degree
14 7 (13.21%) XML
14 7 (13.21%) Zend
14 7 (13.21%) WordPress
15 6 (11.32%) Enterprise Software
15 6 (11.32%) E-Commerce

PHP Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 3 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Manchester region that cited PHP Developer in their job title 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 with PHP Developer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 14 (26.42%) Apache
2 7 (13.21%) WordPress
3 4 (7.55%) CMS
3 4 (7.55%) Drupal
4 3 (5.66%) Node.js
5 2 (3.77%) nginx
Applications
1 1 (1.89%) MS Office
1 1 (1.89%) MS PowerPoint
1 1 (1.89%) Adobe Creative Suite
Business Applications
1 9 (16.98%) Magento
2 1 (1.89%) Dynamics CRM
Communications & Networking
1 2 (3.77%) SMS
2 1 (1.89%) HTTP
2 1 (1.89%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 26 (49.06%) MySQL
2 3 (5.66%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 10 (18.87%) Git (software)
2 5 (9.43%) Hudson
2 5 (9.43%) Jenkins
2 5 (9.43%) Selenium
2 5 (9.43%) TeamCity
3 4 (7.55%) Subversion
4 1 (1.89%) VSS/SourceSafe
4 1 (1.89%) PHPUnit
General
1 2 (3.77%) Retail
2 1 (1.89%) Marketing
2 1 (1.89%) Back Office
2 1 (1.89%) Finance
2 1 (1.89%) Advertising
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (47.17%) CSS
2 24 (45.28%) HTML
3 14 (26.42%) CodeIgniter
3 14 (26.42%) jQuery
4 13 (24.53%) LAMP
5 10 (18.87%) Symfony
5 10 (18.87%) RESTful
5 10 (18.87%) Laravel
6 8 (15.09%) HTML5
7 7 (13.21%) XML
8 4 (7.55%) Web Services
8 4 (7.55%) CSS3
9 3 (5.66%) AngularJS
9 3 (5.66%) Doctrine
9 3 (5.66%) KnockoutJS
9 3 (5.66%) RabbitMQ
9 3 (5.66%) XSD
9 3 (5.66%) XSLT
9 3 (5.66%) XHTML
9 3 (5.66%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 6 (11.32%) Enterprise Software
2 3 (5.66%) Computer Science
2 3 (5.66%) Derivative
3 2 (3.77%) Management Information System
4 1 (1.89%) 3D Graphics
4 1 (1.89%) Animation
4 1 (1.89%) Mathematics
4 1 (1.89%) Social Media
4 1 (1.89%) Mobile App
4 1 (1.89%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 16 (30.19%) Linux
2 3 (5.66%) CentOS
3 1 (1.89%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (1.89%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (37.74%) OO
1 20 (37.74%) MVC
2 17 (32.08%) OOP
3 16 (30.19%) Software Engineering
4 13 (24.53%) Agile Software Development
5 10 (18.87%) TDD
6 8 (15.09%) Unit Testing
7 6 (11.32%) E-Commerce
8 4 (7.55%) System Testing
8 4 (7.55%) Web Development
8 4 (7.55%) BDD
8 4 (7.55%) SDLC
9 3 (5.66%) Open Source
10 2 (3.77%) Modular Programming
10 2 (3.77%) Continuous Improvement
10 2 (3.77%) Information Assurance
10 2 (3.77%) Risk Management
11 1 (1.89%) Workflow
11 1 (1.89%) Content Management
11 1 (1.89%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 53 (100.00%) PHP
2 18 (33.96%) JavaScript
3 13 (24.53%) SQL
4 4 (7.55%) PHP5
5 1 (1.89%) VBA
5 1 (1.89%) Python
Qualifications
1 8 (15.09%) Degree
2 1 (1.89%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (7.55%) QA
Systems Management
1 3 (5.66%) cPanel
Vendors
1 7 (13.21%) Zend
2 4 (7.55%) Red Hat
3 3 (5.66%) Oracle
4 2 (3.77%) Microsoft
5 1 (1.89%) Adobe
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