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 22 May 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
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
PHP Developer
Rank 68 67 58
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -9
Contract jobs requiring a PHP Developer 21 11 19
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 1.39% 0.89% 2.02%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.47% 0.95% 2.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 10 15
Average daily rate
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£275 £278 £225
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.90% +23.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £216 £270 £170
10% offered a daily rate of more than £307 £375 £370
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £350 £250
% change year-on-year
-14.28% +40.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £30.00 -
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
1427 1154 880
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 94.13% 93.14% 93.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 777 605 415
Average daily rate £360 £338 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +3.84%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £193 £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £513 £475 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 63 59 76
Average hourly rate £13.94 £15.50 £17.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.09% -8.82%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.33 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.50 £40.00 £82.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £17.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-5.88% -2.85%

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 22 May 2015.

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 22 May 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 - 2 £275 - 1
Bolton - 1 £200 -
Cheadle - 1 - -
PHP Developer
North West

PHP Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 49 (100.00%) PHP
2 23 (46.94%) HTML
2 23 (46.94%) CSS
3 21 (42.86%) OO
4 20 (40.82%) MVC
5 19 (38.78%) MySQL
6 17 (34.69%) OOP
7 16 (32.65%) Software Engineering
7 16 (32.65%) JavaScript
7 16 (32.65%) jQuery
8 14 (28.57%) CodeIgniter
8 14 (28.57%) Linux
8 14 (28.57%) Apache
9 13 (26.53%) Agile Software Development
9 13 (26.53%) LAMP
10 11 (22.45%) SQL
11 10 (20.41%) TDD
11 10 (20.41%) Symfony
11 10 (20.41%) Git (software)
11 10 (20.41%) RESTful
11 10 (20.41%) Laravel
12 9 (18.37%) Magento
12 9 (18.37%) HTML5
12 9 (18.37%) WordPress
13 8 (16.33%) Unit Testing
13 8 (16.33%) Degree
14 7 (14.29%) Zend
14 7 (14.29%) XML
15 6 (12.24%) Enterprise Software
16 5 (10.20%) Jenkins

PHP Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 (28.57%) Apache
2 9 (18.37%) WordPress
3 4 (8.16%) Drupal
4 3 (6.12%) Node.js
5 2 (4.08%) CMS
5 2 (4.08%) nginx
Applications
1 1 (2.04%) Adobe Creative Suite
1 1 (2.04%) MS Office
1 1 (2.04%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 9 (18.37%) Magento
2 1 (2.04%) Dynamics CRM
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.04%) HTTP
1 1 (2.04%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (38.78%) MySQL
2 3 (6.12%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 10 (20.41%) Git (software)
2 5 (10.20%) Jenkins
2 5 (10.20%) TeamCity
2 5 (10.20%) Hudson
2 5 (10.20%) Selenium
3 4 (8.16%) Subversion
4 1 (2.04%) PHPUnit
4 1 (2.04%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 2 (4.08%) Retail
2 1 (2.04%) Back Office
2 1 (2.04%) Finance
2 1 (2.04%) Advertising
2 1 (2.04%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (46.94%) HTML
1 23 (46.94%) CSS
2 16 (32.65%) jQuery
3 14 (28.57%) CodeIgniter
4 13 (26.53%) LAMP
5 10 (20.41%) Symfony
5 10 (20.41%) RESTful
5 10 (20.41%) Laravel
6 9 (18.37%) HTML5
7 7 (14.29%) XML
8 5 (10.20%) CSS3
9 4 (8.16%) Web Services
10 3 (6.12%) RabbitMQ
10 3 (6.12%) AngularJS
10 3 (6.12%) KnockoutJS
10 3 (6.12%) Doctrine
10 3 (6.12%) XSD
10 3 (6.12%) XSLT
10 3 (6.12%) XHTML
10 3 (6.12%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 6 (12.24%) Enterprise Software
2 3 (6.12%) Open Source
2 3 (6.12%) Derivative
2 3 (6.12%) Computer Science
3 1 (2.04%) Social Media
3 1 (2.04%) User Experience
3 1 (2.04%) Mobile App
3 1 (2.04%) 3D Graphics
3 1 (2.04%) Animation
3 1 (2.04%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 14 (28.57%) Linux
2 1 (2.04%) CentOS
2 1 (2.04%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 1 (2.04%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (42.86%) OO
2 20 (40.82%) MVC
3 17 (34.69%) OOP
4 16 (32.65%) Software Engineering
5 13 (26.53%) Agile Software Development
6 10 (20.41%) TDD
7 8 (16.33%) Unit Testing
8 4 (8.16%) Web Development
8 4 (8.16%) E-Commerce
8 4 (8.16%) BDD
8 4 (8.16%) System Testing
9 2 (4.08%) OO PHP
10 1 (2.04%) 3D Modelling
10 1 (2.04%) Digital Marketing
10 1 (2.04%) Responsive Web Design
10 1 (2.04%) Analytics
10 1 (2.04%) Mentoring
10 1 (2.04%) Mobile Development
10 1 (2.04%) CRM
10 1 (2.04%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 49 (100.00%) PHP
2 16 (32.65%) JavaScript
3 11 (22.45%) SQL
4 4 (8.16%) PHP5
5 1 (2.04%) VBA
5 1 (2.04%) Python
Qualifications
1 8 (16.33%) Degree
2 1 (2.04%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (8.16%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (2.04%) cPanel
Vendors
1 7 (14.29%) Zend
2 4 (8.16%) Red Hat
3 3 (6.12%) Oracle
4 2 (4.08%) Microsoft
5 1 (2.04%) Adobe
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