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 31 August 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
31 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
PHP Developer
Rank 87 61 67
Rank change year-on-year
-26 +6
Contract jobs requiring a PHP Developer 15 25 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 0.80% 1.91% 0.92%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.86% 2.01% 0.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 24 8
Average daily rate
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£300 £275 £288
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.09% -4.34%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £246 £229 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £310 £330 £353
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £300 £270
% change year-on-year
- +11.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £22.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+33.33% -35.71%
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
1741 1243 1125
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 92.75% 95.10% 94.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 1039 739 579
Average daily rate £375 £325 £333
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.38% -2.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £248 £213 £212
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 61 55 89
Average hourly rate £15.00 £15.00 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -14.28%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.95 £11.35 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £37.50 £22.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £16.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+3.03% -2.94%

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 31 August 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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 31 August 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 35 (100.00%) PHP
2 24 (68.57%) MySQL
3 21 (60.00%) CSS
4 20 (57.14%) HTML
5 14 (40.00%) JavaScript
6 9 (25.71%) HTML5
6 9 (25.71%) Magento
7 8 (22.86%) E-Commerce
8 7 (20.00%) OO
8 7 (20.00%) Symfony
8 7 (20.00%) jQuery
8 7 (20.00%) CSS3
9 6 (17.14%) Zend
9 6 (17.14%) Linux
9 6 (17.14%) OOP
10 5 (14.29%) SQL
10 5 (14.29%) MVC
10 5 (14.29%) WordPress
10 5 (14.29%) Laravel
11 4 (11.43%) Degree
11 4 (11.43%) CMS
11 4 (11.43%) XHTML
12 3 (8.57%) SOAP
12 3 (8.57%) LAMP
12 3 (8.57%) Ajax
12 3 (8.57%) Marketing
12 3 (8.57%) CentOS
12 3 (8.57%) Drupal
12 3 (8.57%) Digital Marketing
12 3 (8.57%) cPanel

PHP Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 31 August 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 5 (14.29%) WordPress
2 4 (11.43%) CMS
3 3 (8.57%) Drupal
4 2 (5.71%) Apache
4 2 (5.71%) Node.js
5 1 (2.86%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (2.86%) MS Office
1 1 (2.86%) PrintSoft PReS
1 1 (2.86%) MS PowerPoint
1 1 (2.86%) Adobe Creative Suite
Business Applications
1 9 (25.71%) Magento
2 1 (2.86%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (2.86%) Dynamics CRM
Communications & Networking
1 2 (5.71%) SMS
2 1 (2.86%) HTTP
2 1 (2.86%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (68.57%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 3 (8.57%) Git (software)
2 1 (2.86%) Hudson
2 1 (2.86%) Jenkins
2 1 (2.86%) Selenium
2 1 (2.86%) TeamCity
General
1 3 (8.57%) Marketing
2 2 (5.71%) Finance
3 1 (2.86%) Manufacturing
3 1 (2.86%) Advertising
3 1 (2.86%) Retail
3 1 (2.86%) Back Office
3 1 (2.86%) Electronics
3 1 (2.86%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (60.00%) CSS
2 20 (57.14%) HTML
3 9 (25.71%) HTML5
4 7 (20.00%) Symfony
4 7 (20.00%) jQuery
4 7 (20.00%) CSS3
5 5 (14.29%) Laravel
6 4 (11.43%) XHTML
7 3 (8.57%) LAMP
7 3 (8.57%) Ajax
7 3 (8.57%) SOAP
7 3 (8.57%) RESTful
8 2 (5.71%) KnockoutJS
8 2 (5.71%) XML
8 2 (5.71%) JSON
8 2 (5.71%) AngularJS
9 1 (2.86%) REST
9 1 (2.86%) Web Services
9 1 (2.86%) Sass
9 1 (2.86%) CodeIgniter
Miscellaneous
1 2 (5.71%) Management Information System
1 2 (5.71%) Computer Science
2 1 (2.86%) Social Media
2 1 (2.86%) User Experience
2 1 (2.86%) Mathematics
2 1 (2.86%) DTV
Operating Systems
1 6 (17.14%) Linux
2 3 (8.57%) CentOS
3 1 (2.86%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (2.86%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (22.86%) E-Commerce
2 7 (20.00%) OO
3 6 (17.14%) OOP
4 5 (14.29%) MVC
5 3 (8.57%) Digital Marketing
6 2 (5.71%) Information Assurance
6 2 (5.71%) TDD
6 2 (5.71%) Risk Management
6 2 (5.71%) Mobile Development
6 2 (5.71%) Continuous Improvement
7 1 (2.86%) Responsive Web Design
7 1 (2.86%) Analytics
7 1 (2.86%) OO PHP
7 1 (2.86%) Mentoring
7 1 (2.86%) Coaching
7 1 (2.86%) SDLC
7 1 (2.86%) Modular Programming
7 1 (2.86%) Programme Management
7 1 (2.86%) Agile Software Development
7 1 (2.86%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 35 (100.00%) PHP
2 14 (40.00%) JavaScript
3 5 (14.29%) SQL
4 1 (2.86%) VBA
4 1 (2.86%) Python
4 1 (2.86%) Ruby
4 1 (2.86%) PHP5
4 1 (2.86%) Perl
4 1 (2.86%) C#
4 1 (2.86%) Java
Qualifications
1 4 (11.43%) Degree
2 1 (2.86%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.86%) QA
Systems Management
1 3 (8.57%) cPanel
Vendors
1 6 (17.14%) Zend
2 2 (5.71%) Microsoft
3 1 (2.86%) Adobe
3 1 (2.86%) Red Hat
3 1 (2.86%) SAP
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