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 27 February 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
27 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
PHP Developer
Rank 63 68 60
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -8
Contract jobs requiring a PHP Developer 28 15 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 1.83% 1.23% 1.40%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.97% 1.31% 1.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 26 12 9
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£311 £300 £290
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.75% +3.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £285 £261 £249
10% offered a daily rate of more than £345 £348 £300
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £300 £275
% change year-on-year
- +9.09%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.50 £182.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-89.31% +508.33%
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
1424 1142 851
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 93.01% 93.61% 91.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 798 606 425
Average daily rate £350 £350 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £213 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £345
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +1.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 47 53 80
Average hourly rate £17.00 £18.32 £17.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.20% +7.76%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.01 £10.00 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £29.00 £33.00 £36.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.74 £17.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-1.55% -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 27 February 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 27 February 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 - - - - 1
Ashton-under-Lyne - - - -
Bolton - - - -
Bury - - - - 1
Salford - - - -
Stockport - - - - 1
Wigan - - - - 1
PHP Developer
North West

PHP Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 27 February 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 51 (100.00%) PHP
2 32 (62.75%) OO
3 26 (50.98%) LAMP
4 22 (43.14%) JavaScript
5 21 (41.18%) jQuery
5 21 (41.18%) Git (software)
6 20 (39.22%) SQL
6 20 (39.22%) XML
6 20 (39.22%) Linux
6 20 (39.22%) MVC
7 19 (37.25%) CSS
7 19 (37.25%) Subversion
8 18 (35.29%) HTML
9 14 (27.45%) Web Services
9 14 (27.45%) Agile Software Development
9 14 (27.45%) Software Engineering
9 14 (27.45%) CodeIgniter
10 13 (25.49%) MySQL
10 13 (25.49%) Oracle
10 13 (25.49%) OOP
10 13 (25.49%) XSLT
10 13 (25.49%) Red Hat
11 12 (23.53%) XSD
11 12 (23.53%) Oracle Database
12 11 (21.57%) RabbitMQ
12 11 (21.57%) Apache
12 11 (21.57%) E-Commerce
12 11 (21.57%) Derivative
13 9 (17.65%) TDD
13 9 (17.65%) Open Source

PHP Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 27 February 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 (21.57%) Apache
2 4 (7.84%) WordPress
3 3 (5.88%) Drupal
4 2 (3.92%) nginx
4 2 (3.92%) CMS
5 1 (1.96%) Node.js
Business Applications
1 3 (5.88%) Magento
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (25.49%) MySQL
2 12 (23.53%) Oracle Database
3 1 (1.96%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 21 (41.18%) Git (software)
2 19 (37.25%) Subversion
3 4 (7.84%) Selenium
3 4 (7.84%) TeamCity
3 4 (7.84%) Hudson
3 4 (7.84%) Jenkins
4 2 (3.92%) PHPUnit
5 1 (1.96%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 4 (7.84%) Retail
1 4 (7.84%) German Language
2 1 (1.96%) Finance
2 1 (1.96%) Games
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 26 (50.98%) LAMP
2 21 (41.18%) jQuery
3 20 (39.22%) XML
4 19 (37.25%) CSS
5 18 (35.29%) HTML
6 14 (27.45%) Web Services
6 14 (27.45%) CodeIgniter
7 13 (25.49%) XSLT
8 12 (23.53%) XSD
9 11 (21.57%) RabbitMQ
10 7 (13.73%) RESTful
11 6 (11.76%) HTML5
11 6 (11.76%) Laravel
12 4 (7.84%) CSS3
12 4 (7.84%) Symfony
13 2 (3.92%) Ajax
13 2 (3.92%) Doctrine
14 1 (1.96%) li3
14 1 (1.96%) KnockoutJS
14 1 (1.96%) Sass
Miscellaneous
1 11 (21.57%) Derivative
2 9 (17.65%) Open Source
3 6 (11.76%) Enterprise Software
4 2 (3.92%) Computer Science
5 1 (1.96%) 3D Graphics
5 1 (1.96%) Animation
5 1 (1.96%) Digital Media
5 1 (1.96%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 20 (39.22%) Linux
2 1 (1.96%) Android
2 1 (1.96%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 1 (1.96%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (62.75%) OO
2 20 (39.22%) MVC
3 14 (27.45%) Agile Software Development
3 14 (27.45%) Software Engineering
4 13 (25.49%) OOP
5 11 (21.57%) E-Commerce
6 9 (17.65%) TDD
7 7 (13.73%) Unit Testing
8 5 (9.80%) OO PHP
9 4 (7.84%) BDD
9 4 (7.84%) Web Development
10 3 (5.88%) System Testing
11 2 (3.92%) Logistics
12 1 (1.96%) Risk Analysis
12 1 (1.96%) Workflow
12 1 (1.96%) 3D Modelling
12 1 (1.96%) Continuous Integration
Programming Languages
1 51 (100.00%) PHP
2 22 (43.14%) JavaScript
3 20 (39.22%) SQL
4 3 (5.88%) PHP5
5 1 (1.96%) Python
Qualifications
1 5 (9.80%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (5.88%) QA
Vendors
1 13 (25.49%) Oracle
1 13 (25.49%) Red Hat
2 2 (3.92%) Zend
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