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 5 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
5 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
PHP Developer
Rank 76 71 67
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -4
Contract jobs requiring a PHP Developer 21 17 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 1.24% 1.32% 1.21%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.34% 1.39% 1.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 17 10
Average daily rate
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£288 £275 £250
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.54% +10.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £228 £240 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £301 £330 £303
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 £35.00
% change year-on-year
- -14.28%
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
1572 1227 1084
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 93.02% 95.26% 93.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 958 701 541
Average daily rate £350 £328 £333
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.70% -1.35%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £215 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £465
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 55 59 90
Average hourly rate £13.50 £15.00 £16.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.00% -6.25%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £10.00 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £35.00 £25.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year
- -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 5 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
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 5 August 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 +3 4 £275 +29.41%
PHP Developer
North West

PHP Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 5 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 45 (100.00%) PHP
2 26 (57.78%) MySQL
3 24 (53.33%) CSS
4 23 (51.11%) HTML
5 16 (35.56%) JavaScript
6 13 (28.89%) Linux
6 13 (28.89%) MVC
7 11 (24.44%) Apache
7 11 (24.44%) SQL
8 10 (22.22%) OOP
8 10 (22.22%) OO
8 10 (22.22%) jQuery
9 9 (20.00%) Symfony
9 9 (20.00%) LAMP
9 9 (20.00%) Magento
9 9 (20.00%) RESTful
10 8 (17.78%) TDD
11 7 (15.56%) Software Engineering
11 7 (15.56%) Agile Software Development
11 7 (15.56%) WordPress
11 7 (15.56%) Degree
11 7 (15.56%) HTML5
11 7 (15.56%) Laravel
12 6 (13.33%) Git (software)
12 6 (13.33%) CSS3
12 6 (13.33%) Unit Testing
12 6 (13.33%) Zend
12 6 (13.33%) CodeIgniter
12 6 (13.33%) E-Commerce
13 5 (11.11%) XML

PHP Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 5 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 11 (24.44%) Apache
2 7 (15.56%) WordPress
3 4 (8.89%) CMS
4 3 (6.67%) Drupal
5 2 (4.44%) nginx
5 2 (4.44%) Node.js
6 1 (2.22%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (2.22%) MS Office
1 1 (2.22%) MS PowerPoint
1 1 (2.22%) Adobe Creative Suite
Business Applications
1 9 (20.00%) Magento
2 1 (2.22%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (2.22%) Dynamics CRM
Communications & Networking
1 2 (4.44%) SMS
2 1 (2.22%) HTTP
2 1 (2.22%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 26 (57.78%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 6 (13.33%) Git (software)
2 5 (11.11%) Hudson
2 5 (11.11%) Jenkins
2 5 (11.11%) Selenium
2 5 (11.11%) TeamCity
General
1 3 (6.67%) Marketing
2 2 (4.44%) Finance
3 1 (2.22%) Manufacturing
3 1 (2.22%) Advertising
3 1 (2.22%) Retail
3 1 (2.22%) Back Office
3 1 (2.22%) Electronics
3 1 (2.22%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (53.33%) CSS
2 23 (51.11%) HTML
3 10 (22.22%) jQuery
4 9 (20.00%) RESTful
4 9 (20.00%) LAMP
4 9 (20.00%) Symfony
5 7 (15.56%) HTML5
5 7 (15.56%) Laravel
6 6 (13.33%) CSS3
6 6 (13.33%) CodeIgniter
7 5 (11.11%) XML
8 4 (8.89%) XHTML
9 3 (6.67%) SOAP
9 3 (6.67%) Ajax
10 2 (4.44%) JSON
10 2 (4.44%) KnockoutJS
10 2 (4.44%) AngularJS
10 2 (4.44%) Doctrine
11 1 (2.22%) Sass
11 1 (2.22%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 2 (4.44%) Management Information System
1 2 (4.44%) Computer Science
1 2 (4.44%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (2.22%) User Experience
2 1 (2.22%) DTV
2 1 (2.22%) Social Media
2 1 (2.22%) Mobile App
2 1 (2.22%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 13 (28.89%) Linux
2 3 (6.67%) CentOS
3 1 (2.22%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (2.22%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (28.89%) MVC
2 10 (22.22%) OOP
2 10 (22.22%) OO
3 8 (17.78%) TDD
4 7 (15.56%) Software Engineering
4 7 (15.56%) Agile Software Development
5 6 (13.33%) E-Commerce
5 6 (13.33%) Unit Testing
6 4 (8.89%) System Testing
6 4 (8.89%) SDLC
7 3 (6.67%) Digital Marketing
8 2 (4.44%) Web Development
8 2 (4.44%) Mobile Development
8 2 (4.44%) Information Assurance
8 2 (4.44%) BDD
8 2 (4.44%) Continuous Improvement
8 2 (4.44%) Risk Management
9 1 (2.22%) Programme Management
9 1 (2.22%) Content Management
9 1 (2.22%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 45 (100.00%) PHP
2 16 (35.56%) JavaScript
3 11 (24.44%) SQL
4 3 (6.67%) PHP5
5 1 (2.22%) VBA
Qualifications
1 7 (15.56%) Degree
2 1 (2.22%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (8.89%) QA
Systems Management
1 3 (6.67%) cPanel
Vendors
1 6 (13.33%) Zend
2 2 (4.44%) Microsoft
3 1 (2.22%) Adobe
3 1 (2.22%) Red Hat
3 1 (2.22%) SAP
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