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 18 September 2014 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
18 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
PHP Developer
Rank 49 71 63
Rank change year-on-year
+22 -8
Contract jobs requiring a PHP Developer 40 9 28
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 2.93% 0.76% 1.89%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.12% 0.81% 2.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 37 7 21
Average daily rate
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£290 £300 £250
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.33% +20.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £238 £202 £190
10% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £370 £275
UK excluding London average daily rate £310 £275 £275
% change year-on-year
+12.72% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £8.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £35.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
-51.42% +9.37%
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
1283 1115 1348
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 94.13% 93.93% 90.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 790 569 658
Average daily rate £338 £330 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.27% +1.53%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £210 £210 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £350 £345
% change year-on-year
+2.85% +1.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 52 87 108
Average hourly rate £15.00 £17.50 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-14.28% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.98 £10.12 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £22.50 £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+3.12% -8.57%

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 18 September 2014.

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 18 September 2014. 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
Bolton - - - - 1
Bury - - - - 2
Rochdale - - - -
Stockport - - - - 1
Wigan - - - -
PHP Developer
North West

PHP Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 18 September 2014, 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 48 (100.00%) PHP
2 34 (70.83%) OO
3 25 (52.08%) Subversion
4 24 (50.00%) LAMP
5 23 (47.92%) XML
5 23 (47.92%) JavaScript
6 22 (45.83%) CSS
6 22 (45.83%) Git (software)
7 21 (43.75%) jQuery
7 21 (43.75%) Web Services
7 21 (43.75%) Linux
8 19 (39.58%) HTML
8 19 (39.58%) SQL
9 17 (35.42%) Oracle
9 17 (35.42%) XSLT
10 16 (33.33%) XSD
10 16 (33.33%) MySQL
10 16 (33.33%) E-Commerce
10 16 (33.33%) Red Hat
11 15 (31.25%) Derivative
11 15 (31.25%) RabbitMQ
11 15 (31.25%) Oracle Database
12 11 (22.92%) OO PHP
13 10 (20.83%) Open Source
14 8 (16.67%) MVC
15 7 (14.58%) OOP
16 6 (12.50%) Apache
16 6 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
16 6 (12.50%) Zend
16 6 (12.50%) Drupal

PHP Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 18 September 2014, 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 6 (12.50%) Apache
1 6 (12.50%) Drupal
2 5 (10.42%) WordPress
3 4 (8.33%) CMS
Business Applications
1 3 (6.25%) Magento
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (33.33%) MySQL
2 15 (31.25%) Oracle Database
3 1 (2.08%) Relational Database
3 1 (2.08%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 25 (52.08%) Subversion
2 22 (45.83%) Git (software)
3 1 (2.08%) PHPUnit
General
1 3 (6.25%) Retail
1 3 (6.25%) German Language
2 2 (4.17%) Finance
3 1 (2.08%) Games
3 1 (2.08%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (50.00%) LAMP
2 23 (47.92%) XML
3 22 (45.83%) CSS
4 21 (43.75%) Web Services
4 21 (43.75%) jQuery
5 19 (39.58%) HTML
6 17 (35.42%) XSLT
7 16 (33.33%) XSD
8 15 (31.25%) RabbitMQ
9 5 (10.42%) XHTML
9 5 (10.42%) Ajax
10 3 (6.25%) HTML5
11 2 (4.17%) CodeIgniter
12 1 (2.08%) CakePHP
12 1 (2.08%) Grails
12 1 (2.08%) Symfony
12 1 (2.08%) Zend Framework
12 1 (2.08%) SOAP
12 1 (2.08%) CSS3
12 1 (2.08%) Laravel
Miscellaneous
1 15 (31.25%) Derivative
2 10 (20.83%) Open Source
3 3 (6.25%) Telematics
4 1 (2.08%) Digital Media
Operating Systems
1 21 (43.75%) Linux
2 1 (2.08%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 34 (70.83%) OO
2 16 (33.33%) E-Commerce
3 11 (22.92%) OO PHP
4 8 (16.67%) MVC
5 7 (14.58%) OOP
6 6 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
7 4 (8.33%) Web Development
8 3 (6.25%) TDD
9 2 (4.17%) Content Management
9 2 (4.17%) Logistics
10 1 (2.08%) Continuous Integration
10 1 (2.08%) BDD
10 1 (2.08%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 48 (100.00%) PHP
2 23 (47.92%) JavaScript
3 19 (39.58%) SQL
4 1 (2.08%) XPath
4 1 (2.08%) PHP5
Vendors
1 17 (35.42%) Oracle
2 16 (33.33%) Red Hat
3 6 (12.50%) Zend
4 1 (2.08%) Salesforce.com
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