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 24 December 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
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
PHP Developer
Rank 84 57 61
Rank change year-on-year
-27 +4
Contract jobs requiring a PHP Developer 8 23 22
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 0.57% 2.01% 1.83%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.61% 2.17% 2.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 19 21
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£296 £310 £225
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.43% +37.77%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £277 £223 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £321 £400 £325
UK excluding London average daily rate £278 £288 £275
% change year-on-year
-3.47% +4.54%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £32.00 £31.50
% change year-on-year
- +1.58%
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
1314 1062 1087
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 93.59% 92.91% 90.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 793 553 580
Average daily rate £330 £350 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.71% +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £227 £200 £180
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 67 67 83
Average hourly rate £13.50 £21.75 £19.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-37.93% +11.53%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £10.28 £10.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £28.13 £35.00 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £17.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-5.88% -5.55%

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
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 24 December 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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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
Bury - 1 - - 1
Sale - - - -
Stockport - - - -
Wigan - - - - 1
Ashton-under-Lyne - - - -
PHP Developer
North West

PHP Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 46 (100.00%) PHP
2 33 (71.74%) OO
3 26 (56.52%) Subversion
4 25 (54.35%) LAMP
5 24 (52.17%) XML
5 24 (52.17%) JavaScript
6 23 (50.00%) jQuery
7 22 (47.83%) Git (software)
8 20 (43.48%) SQL
8 20 (43.48%) CSS
9 19 (41.30%) Web Services
10 18 (39.13%) XSLT
10 18 (39.13%) Linux
10 18 (39.13%) Oracle
11 17 (36.96%) HTML
11 17 (36.96%) XSD
11 17 (36.96%) Red Hat
12 16 (34.78%) Oracle Database
13 15 (32.61%) RabbitMQ
13 15 (32.61%) Derivative
13 15 (32.61%) MySQL
14 14 (30.43%) E-Commerce
15 11 (23.91%) Open Source
15 11 (23.91%) OO PHP
16 7 (15.22%) Drupal
16 7 (15.22%) MVC
17 5 (10.87%) HTML5
17 5 (10.87%) CMS
18 4 (8.70%) Agile Software Development
18 4 (8.70%) OOP

PHP Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 7 (15.22%) Drupal
2 5 (10.87%) CMS
3 3 (6.52%) Apache
4 2 (4.35%) WordPress
Business Applications
1 3 (6.52%) Magento
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (34.78%) Oracle Database
2 15 (32.61%) MySQL
3 2 (4.35%) SQL Server
4 1 (2.17%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 26 (56.52%) Subversion
2 22 (47.83%) Git (software)
3 1 (2.17%) PHPUnit
General
1 4 (8.70%) German Language
2 3 (6.52%) Retail
3 1 (2.17%) Marketing
3 1 (2.17%) Finance
3 1 (2.17%) Games
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (54.35%) LAMP
2 24 (52.17%) XML
3 23 (50.00%) jQuery
4 20 (43.48%) CSS
5 19 (41.30%) Web Services
6 18 (39.13%) XSLT
7 17 (36.96%) XSD
7 17 (36.96%) HTML
8 15 (32.61%) RabbitMQ
9 5 (10.87%) HTML5
10 4 (8.70%) Ajax
11 3 (6.52%) CSS3
12 2 (4.35%) CodeIgniter
13 1 (2.17%) CakePHP
13 1 (2.17%) Grails
13 1 (2.17%) Symfony
13 1 (2.17%) Laravel
13 1 (2.17%) Sass
13 1 (2.17%) SOAP
13 1 (2.17%) XHTML
Miscellaneous
1 15 (32.61%) Derivative
2 11 (23.91%) Open Source
3 1 (2.17%) Digital Media
Operating Systems
1 18 (39.13%) Linux
2 1 (2.17%) Android
2 1 (2.17%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 1 (2.17%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 33 (71.74%) OO
2 14 (30.43%) E-Commerce
3 11 (23.91%) OO PHP
4 7 (15.22%) MVC
5 4 (8.70%) Agile Software Development
5 4 (8.70%) Web Development
5 4 (8.70%) OOP
6 3 (6.52%) TDD
7 2 (4.35%) Content Management
7 2 (4.35%) Logistics
8 1 (2.17%) Risk Analysis
8 1 (2.17%) Continuous Integration
8 1 (2.17%) BDD
Programming Languages
1 46 (100.00%) PHP
2 24 (52.17%) JavaScript
3 20 (43.48%) SQL
4 1 (2.17%) XPath
Vendors
1 18 (39.13%) Oracle
2 17 (36.96%) Red Hat
3 4 (8.70%) Zend
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