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 24 February 2017 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
24 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
PHP Developer
North West / Manchester
Rank 72 84 58
Rank change year-on-year
+12 -26
Contract jobs requiring a PHP Developer 19 18 30
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 1.41% 1.00% 2.01%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.48% 1.05% 2.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 12 25
Median daily rate £270 £250 £313
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.00% -20.00%
UK excluding London median daily rate £325 £310 £300
% change year-on-year
+4.83% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £47.00 £19.50
% change year-on-year
- +141.02%

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
1281 1721 1428
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 94.75% 95.40% 95.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 799 988 811
Median daily rate £375 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £238 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £538 £525 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 34 46 52
Median hourly rate £16.00 £17.50 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-8.57% +6.06%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £13.50 £10.01
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £48.00 £29.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £18.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
-2.77% +5.88%

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
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 24 February 2017. 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 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 +7 1 £300 -17.24% 1
PHP Developer
North West

PHP Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 24 February 2017, 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 55 (100.00%) PHP
2 37 (67.27%) MySQL
3 32 (58.18%) HTML
4 30 (54.55%) CSS
5 25 (45.45%) JavaScript
6 18 (32.73%) LAMP
7 15 (27.27%) MVC
8 12 (21.82%) WordPress
8 12 (21.82%) OO
9 11 (20.00%) Git (software)
10 10 (18.18%) Magento
10 10 (18.18%) HTML5
10 10 (18.18%) E-Commerce
11 9 (16.36%) Apache
11 9 (16.36%) Linux
11 9 (16.36%) OOP
11 9 (16.36%) Agile Software Development
12 8 (14.55%) Zend
12 8 (14.55%) Adobe
12 8 (14.55%) Photoshop
12 8 (14.55%) Web Services
12 8 (14.55%) CSS3
12 8 (14.55%) Adobe Creative Suite
13 7 (12.73%) Laravel
13 7 (12.73%) RESTful
13 7 (12.73%) Web Development
14 6 (10.91%) Zend Framework
14 6 (10.91%) TDD
14 6 (10.91%) Web Design
14 6 (10.91%) OOD

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 12 (21.82%) WordPress
2 9 (16.36%) Apache
3 4 (7.27%) CMS
4 2 (3.64%) IIS
5 1 (1.82%) Drupal
5 1 (1.82%) nginx
5 1 (1.82%) SilverStripe
Applications
1 8 (14.55%) Adobe Creative Suite
1 8 (14.55%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 10 (18.18%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 6 (10.91%) SaaS
2 5 (9.09%) Amazon AWS
3 3 (5.45%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (1.82%) Amazon EC2
Database & Business Intelligence
1 37 (67.27%) MySQL
2 3 (5.45%) MongoDB
2 3 (5.45%) phpMyAdmin
2 3 (5.45%) PostgreSQL
2 3 (5.45%) Relational Database
2 3 (5.45%) SQL Server
3 2 (3.64%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (1.82%) Couchbase
4 1 (1.82%) NoSQL
4 1 (1.82%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 11 (20.00%) Git (software)
2 5 (9.09%) Jenkins
3 4 (7.27%) Cucumber
4 3 (5.45%) PhantomJS
5 1 (1.82%) Mercurial
5 1 (1.82%) PHPUnit
5 1 (1.82%) Vagrant
General
1 2 (3.64%) Manufacturing
1 2 (3.64%) Retail
2 1 (1.82%) Finance
2 1 (1.82%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 32 (58.18%) HTML
2 30 (54.55%) CSS
3 18 (32.73%) LAMP
4 10 (18.18%) HTML5
5 8 (14.55%) CSS3
5 8 (14.55%) Web Services
6 7 (12.73%) Laravel
6 7 (12.73%) RESTful
7 6 (10.91%) Zend Framework
8 5 (9.09%) Sass
9 4 (7.27%) CakePHP
9 4 (7.27%) Ember.js
9 4 (7.27%) jQuery
9 4 (7.27%) JSON
10 3 (5.45%) .NET
10 3 (5.45%) AngularJS
10 3 (5.45%) ASP.NET
10 3 (5.45%) Symfony
11 2 (3.64%) Ajax
11 2 (3.64%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 1 (1.82%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (1.82%) Computer Science
1 1 (1.82%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 9 (16.36%) Linux
2 2 (3.64%) Windows
2 2 (3.64%) Windows Server
2 2 (3.64%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (27.27%) MVC
2 12 (21.82%) OO
3 10 (18.18%) E-Commerce
4 9 (16.36%) Agile Software Development
4 9 (16.36%) OOP
5 7 (12.73%) Web Development
6 6 (10.91%) OOD
6 6 (10.91%) TDD
6 6 (10.91%) Web Design
7 5 (9.09%) OO PHP
8 4 (7.27%) BDD
8 4 (7.27%) SOLID
9 3 (5.45%) Continuous Integration
10 2 (3.64%) Continuous Improvement
11 1 (1.82%) Analytics
11 1 (1.82%) Creative Problem-Solving
11 1 (1.82%) Feasibility Study
11 1 (1.82%) Rapid Prototyping
11 1 (1.82%) Release Management
11 1 (1.82%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 55 (100.00%) PHP
2 25 (45.45%) JavaScript
3 4 (7.27%) Ruby
4 3 (5.45%) PHP 5
5 2 (3.64%) SQL
6 1 (1.82%) C#
6 1 (1.82%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 1 (1.82%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.64%) QA
System Software
1 1 (1.82%) Varnish
Vendors
1 8 (14.55%) Adobe
1 8 (14.55%) Zend
2 1 (1.82%) Microsoft