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 8 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
8 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
PHP Developer
Rank 87 69 58
Rank change year-on-year
-18 -11
Contract jobs requiring a PHP Developer 20 21 22
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 1.10% 1.48% 1.94%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.15% 1.54% 2.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 17 19
Average daily rate £250 £318 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-21.25% -0.78%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £210 £278 £251
10% offered a daily rate of more than £340 £350 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £301 £300 £300
% change year-on-year
+0.41% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £47.00 £24.75 £29.00
% change year-on-year
+89.89% -14.65%
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
1732 1360 1082
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 95.01% 95.84% 95.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 995 799 576
Average daily rate £370 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.71% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £249 £263 £197
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 53 60 51
Average hourly rate £17.30 £14.00 £18.32
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+23.57% -23.58%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £10.00 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £29.00 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £16.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -

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
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 8 February 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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing PHP Developer within the Manchester region over the 3 months to 8 February 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
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
Sale - 1 £250 -
Stockport - 1 £363 - 3
PHP Developer
North West

PHP Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, 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 40 (100.00%) PHP
2 27 (67.50%) HTML
3 26 (65.00%) CSS
4 19 (47.50%) MySQL
5 16 (40.00%) JavaScript
6 13 (32.50%) OO
6 13 (32.50%) Magento
6 13 (32.50%) HTML5
7 11 (27.50%) jQuery
8 10 (25.00%) WordPress
9 9 (22.50%) CSS3
10 8 (20.00%) Git (software)
11 7 (17.50%) Agile Software Development
11 7 (17.50%) LAMP
11 7 (17.50%) E-Commerce
11 7 (17.50%) XML
12 5 (12.50%) Relational Database
12 5 (12.50%) OO PHP
12 5 (12.50%) Java
13 4 (10.00%) Perl
13 4 (10.00%) SQL
13 4 (10.00%) Apache
13 4 (10.00%) Linux
13 4 (10.00%) Ajax
13 4 (10.00%) Responsive Web Design
13 4 (10.00%) CMS
13 4 (10.00%) Web Development
14 3 (7.50%) JSON
14 3 (7.50%) Symfony
14 3 (7.50%) Zend

PHP Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, 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 10 (25.00%) WordPress
2 4 (10.00%) Apache
2 4 (10.00%) CMS
3 2 (5.00%) Drupal
4 1 (2.50%) Joomla!
4 1 (2.50%) nginx
4 1 (2.50%) SugarCRM
Applications
1 1 (2.50%) Photoshop
1 1 (2.50%) PrintSoft PReS
Business Applications
1 13 (32.50%) Magento
2 2 (5.00%) osCommerce
3 1 (2.50%) Payment Gateway
Cloud Services
1 2 (5.00%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 2 (5.00%) DNS
2 1 (2.50%) DHCP
2 1 (2.50%) FTP
2 1 (2.50%) HTTP
2 1 (2.50%) IMAP
2 1 (2.50%) SMTP
2 1 (2.50%) TCP/IP
2 1 (2.50%) VLAN
2 1 (2.50%) VPN
2 1 (2.50%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (47.50%) MySQL
2 5 (12.50%) Relational Database
3 3 (7.50%) SQL Server
4 2 (5.00%) NoSQL
4 2 (5.00%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 8 (20.00%) Git (software)
2 2 (5.00%) Subversion
3 1 (2.50%) Grunt
3 1 (2.50%) gulp
3 1 (2.50%) JIRA
General
1 3 (7.50%) Finance
2 2 (5.00%) Retail
3 1 (2.50%) Back Office
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 27 (67.50%) HTML
2 26 (65.00%) CSS
3 13 (32.50%) HTML5
4 11 (27.50%) jQuery
5 9 (22.50%) CSS3
6 7 (17.50%) LAMP
6 7 (17.50%) XML
7 4 (10.00%) Ajax
8 3 (7.50%) .NET
8 3 (7.50%) JSON
8 3 (7.50%) Laravel
8 3 (7.50%) Symfony
8 3 (7.50%) Twitter Bootstrap
8 3 (7.50%) Web Services
9 2 (5.00%) SOAP
10 1 (2.50%) ASP.NET
10 1 (2.50%) CodeIgniter
10 1 (2.50%) DOM
10 1 (2.50%) XHTML
10 1 (2.50%) Zend Framework
Miscellaneous
1 2 (5.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (2.50%) Computer Science
2 1 (2.50%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 4 (10.00%) Linux
2 3 (7.50%) CentOS
2 3 (7.50%) Windows
3 2 (5.00%) openSUSE
4 1 (2.50%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (32.50%) OO
2 7 (17.50%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (17.50%) E-Commerce
3 5 (12.50%) OO PHP
4 4 (10.00%) Responsive Web Design
4 4 (10.00%) Web Development
5 3 (7.50%) Coaching
5 3 (7.50%) Front End Development
5 3 (7.50%) Migration
5 3 (7.50%) MVC
5 3 (7.50%) TDD
6 2 (5.00%) Change Control
6 2 (5.00%) CRM
6 2 (5.00%) OOA/OOD
6 2 (5.00%) OOP
6 2 (5.00%) Scrum
6 2 (5.00%) Service Management
7 1 (2.50%) Continuous Integration
7 1 (2.50%) OWASP
7 1 (2.50%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 40 (100.00%) PHP
2 16 (40.00%) JavaScript
3 5 (12.50%) Java
4 4 (10.00%) Perl
4 4 (10.00%) SQL
5 2 (5.00%) C#
5 2 (5.00%) Python
6 1 (2.50%) PHP 4
6 1 (2.50%) PHP 5
6 1 (2.50%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 1 (2.50%) Degree
Vendors
1 3 (7.50%) Zend
2 1 (2.50%) Microsoft
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