The table below looks at the statistics for PHP skills in IT contracts advertised for the Manchester region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited PHP over the 3 months to 3 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
3 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
PHP
Rank 39 52 53
Rank change year-on-year
+13 +1
Contract jobs citing PHP 77 50 36
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 4.19% 3.00% 2.57%
As % of the Programming Languages category 13.87% 9.54% 7.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 58 38 31
Median daily rate £350 £300 £313
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.66% -4.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £246 £225 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £461 £350 £375
UK excluding London median daily rate £330 £300 £325
% change year-on-year
+10.00% -7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £37.29
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.50 £30.20 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-48.67% -13.71%
PHP
North West

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Programming Languages category in contract jobs advertised in the Manchester region.

Programming Languages Category
Manchester
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
555 524 510
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 30.21% 31.41% 36.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 363 319 298
Median daily rate £375 £350 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £293 £272 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £390
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £330
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 10 9
Median hourly rate £28.50 £19.00 £37.49
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+50.00% -49.31%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £24.45 £14.90 £16.17
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £38.50 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £38.00 £36.00 £36.50
% change year-on-year
+5.55% -1.36%

PHP
Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Manchester region citing PHP as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Programming Languages category.

PHP Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

PHP
Daily Rate Trend in Manchester

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing PHP across the Manchester region.

PHP Daily Rate Trend in Manchester

PHP
Daily Rate Histogram in Manchester

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing PHP across the Manchester region over the 3 months to 3 May 2016.

PHP Daily Rate Histogram in Manchester

PHP
Hourly Rate Trend in Manchester

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing PHP across the Manchester region.

PHP Hourly Rate Trend in Manchester

PHP
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 within the Manchester region over the 3 months to 3 May 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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
Salford - 11 £425 - 2
Stockport - 7 £350 - 4
Oldham - 1 £283 - 2
Sale - 1 £250 -
PHP
North West

PHP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 3 May 2016, IT contractor jobs citing PHP also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Manchester region with a requirement for PHP.

1 81 (68.07%) JavaScript
2 63 (52.94%) CSS
3 55 (46.22%) HTML
4 38 (31.93%) Web Development
5 34 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
6 32 (26.89%) Java
7 29 (24.37%) MySQL
8 23 (19.33%) TDD
8 23 (19.33%) HTML5
9 22 (18.49%) ERP
10 21 (17.65%) CRM
10 21 (17.65%) E-Commerce
10 21 (17.65%) Magento
10 21 (17.65%) Digital Media
11 20 (16.81%) jQuery
11 20 (16.81%) Network Security
11 20 (16.81%) .NET
12 19 (15.97%) Linux
12 19 (15.97%) CSS3
13 18 (15.13%) Node.js
13 18 (15.13%) SQL
13 18 (15.13%) BDD
14 17 (14.29%) Python
15 15 (12.61%) Front End Development
16 14 (11.76%) Ruby
17 12 (10.08%) MVC
17 12 (10.08%) C#
17 12 (10.08%) React
18 11 (9.24%) ASP.NET
18 11 (9.24%) Open Source

PHP
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 18 (15.13%) Node.js
2 11 (9.24%) WordPress
3 10 (8.40%) CMS
4 9 (7.56%) Apache
5 4 (3.36%) OpenStack
5 4 (3.36%) Tomcat
6 3 (2.52%) Drupal
6 3 (2.52%) SAS
7 1 (0.84%) ArcGIS
7 1 (0.84%) Confluence
7 1 (0.84%) ExpressionEngine
7 1 (0.84%) GeoServer
7 1 (0.84%) Joomla!
7 1 (0.84%) nginx
7 1 (0.84%) SharePoint
7 1 (0.84%) WebSphere
Applications
1 6 (5.04%) MS Office
2 5 (4.20%) Photoshop
3 4 (3.36%) Adobe Illustrator
3 4 (3.36%) Fireworks
4 3 (2.52%) MS Excel
5 1 (0.84%) Adobe Creative Suite
Business Applications
1 21 (17.65%) Magento
2 1 (0.84%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.84%) Dynamics NAV
2 1 (0.84%) OpenCart
2 1 (0.84%) Oracle Applications
Cloud Services
1 4 (3.36%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (2.52%) Amazon ElastiCache
2 3 (2.52%) SaaS
3 2 (1.68%) GitHub
3 2 (1.68%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (0.84%) Amazon EC2
4 1 (0.84%) Amazon ELB
4 1 (0.84%) Amazon S3
4 1 (0.84%) AWS CloudFormation
4 1 (0.84%) CloudFront
4 1 (0.84%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 20 (16.81%) Network Security
2 7 (5.88%) DNS
2 7 (5.88%) Intranet
3 5 (4.20%) HTTP
4 4 (3.36%) MRTG
5 3 (2.52%) DHCP
5 3 (2.52%) Fibre Channel
5 3 (2.52%) IMAP
5 3 (2.52%) iSCSI
5 3 (2.52%) LDAP
5 3 (2.52%) SMTP
6 2 (1.68%) Firewall
7 1 (0.84%) Internet
7 1 (0.84%) LAN
7 1 (0.84%) SMS
7 1 (0.84%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 29 (24.37%) MySQL
2 8 (6.72%) SQL Server
3 7 (5.88%) NoSQL
4 6 (5.04%) Relational Database
5 3 (2.52%) Redis
6 2 (1.68%) PostgreSQL
6 2 (1.68%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 2 (1.68%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 1 (0.84%) Amazon RDS
7 1 (0.84%) Data Warehouse
7 1 (0.84%) GIS
7 1 (0.84%) Hazelcast
7 1 (0.84%) MongoDB
7 1 (0.84%) SQL Server 2008
7 1 (0.84%) SQL Server 2012
7 1 (0.84%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 1 (0.84%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 11 (9.24%) Git (software)
2 7 (5.88%) Jenkins
2 7 (5.88%) JIRA
3 6 (5.04%) Subversion
4 3 (2.52%) Maven
4 3 (2.52%) Selenium
5 2 (1.68%) Cucumber
6 1 (0.84%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 1 (0.84%) Grunt
6 1 (0.84%) gulp
6 1 (0.84%) Mocha
6 1 (0.84%) NuGet
6 1 (0.84%) Team Foundation Server
6 1 (0.84%) Vagrant
6 1 (0.84%) Visual Studio
6 1 (0.84%) WebDriver
General
1 6 (5.04%) Finance
2 5 (4.20%) Marketing
3 3 (2.52%) Telecoms
4 2 (1.68%) Billing
5 1 (0.84%) Advertising
5 1 (0.84%) Back Office
5 1 (0.84%) Games
5 1 (0.84%) Publishing
5 1 (0.84%) Retail
Job Titles
1 78 (65.55%) Developer
2 33 (27.73%) PHP Developer
3 16 (13.45%) JavaScript Developer
4 14 (11.76%) HTML CSS Developer
4 14 (11.76%) HTML Developer
5 12 (10.08%) Magento Developer
6 9 (7.56%) Web Developer
7 8 (6.72%) Analyst
7 8 (6.72%) Node.js Developer
8 7 (5.88%) Architect
8 7 (5.88%) Consultant
8 7 (5.88%) Software Developer
9 6 (5.04%) Java Developer
9 6 (5.04%) MySQL Developer
9 6 (5.04%) PHP MySQL Developer
10 5 (4.20%) WordPress Developer
11 4 (3.36%) Designer
11 4 (3.36%) DevOps Engineer
11 4 (3.36%) PHP Magento Developer
11 4 (3.36%) Web Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 63 (52.94%) CSS
2 55 (46.22%) HTML
3 23 (19.33%) HTML5
4 20 (16.81%) .NET
4 20 (16.81%) jQuery
5 19 (15.97%) CSS3
6 12 (10.08%) React
7 11 (9.24%) ASP.NET
8 9 (7.56%) LAMP
8 9 (7.56%) Web Services
9 8 (6.72%) XML
10 7 (5.88%) AngularJS
11 6 (5.04%) Classic ASP
11 6 (5.04%) RESTful
12 5 (4.20%) REST
13 4 (3.36%) OAuth
13 4 (3.36%) SOAP
14 3 (2.52%) Ruby on Rails
14 3 (2.52%) SAML
14 3 (2.52%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 21 (17.65%) Digital Media
2 6 (5.04%) User Experience
3 4 (3.36%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (3.36%) Computer Science
4 3 (2.52%) Mobile App
5 2 (1.68%) Clustering
5 2 (1.68%) Enterprise Cloud
5 2 (1.68%) Enterprise Software
5 2 (1.68%) NHS
6 1 (0.84%) Data Structures
6 1 (0.84%) Driving Licence
6 1 (0.84%) Inversion of Control
6 1 (0.84%) Management Information System
6 1 (0.84%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 19 (15.97%) Linux
2 7 (5.88%) CentOS
2 7 (5.88%) Windows
3 5 (4.20%) Unix
4 4 (3.36%) Debian
4 4 (3.36%) Ubuntu
5 3 (2.52%) Mac OS
5 3 (2.52%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 2 (1.68%) openSUSE
6 2 (1.68%) Oracle Linux
6 2 (1.68%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 38 (31.93%) Web Development
2 34 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
3 23 (19.33%) TDD
4 22 (18.49%) ERP
5 21 (17.65%) CRM
5 21 (17.65%) E-Commerce
6 18 (15.13%) BDD
7 15 (12.61%) Front End Development
8 12 (10.08%) MVC
9 11 (9.24%) Open Source
10 10 (8.40%) Scrum
11 9 (7.56%) OO
12 8 (6.72%) Responsive Web Design
13 7 (5.88%) DevOps
14 6 (5.04%) SDLC
14 6 (5.04%) Software Engineering
14 6 (5.04%) Web Design
15 5 (4.20%) Integration Testing
15 5 (4.20%) Project Management
15 5 (4.20%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 81 (68.07%) JavaScript
2 32 (26.89%) Java
3 18 (15.13%) SQL
4 17 (14.29%) Python
5 14 (11.76%) Ruby
6 12 (10.08%) C#
7 8 (6.72%) Perl
7 8 (6.72%) T-SQL
8 7 (5.88%) C
8 7 (5.88%) VB.NET
9 6 (5.04%) C++
9 6 (5.04%) Shell Script
9 6 (5.04%) VBScript
10 5 (4.20%) Bash Shell
11 4 (3.36%) Korn
12 2 (1.68%) Go
12 2 (1.68%) PHP 5
13 1 (0.84%) PHP 4
Qualifications
1 5 (4.20%) Degree
2 3 (2.52%) ISEB
3 2 (1.68%) PhD
3 2 (1.68%) RHCSA
4 1 (0.84%) ISTQB
4 1 (0.84%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 1 (0.84%) SC Cleared
4 1 (0.84%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (3.36%) QA
System Software
1 5 (4.20%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (3.36%) KVM
3 3 (2.52%) Dovecot
3 3 (2.52%) iptables
3 3 (2.52%) Sendmail
3 3 (2.52%) Squid
4 2 (1.68%) Veritas Cluster Server
4 2 (1.68%) Veritas Volume Manager
5 1 (0.84%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 10 (8.40%) Puppet
2 7 (5.88%) Nagios
3 4 (3.36%) Cacti
3 4 (3.36%) OpenNebula
4 3 (2.52%) HAProxy
4 3 (2.52%) HP SiteScope
4 3 (2.52%) SCCM
5 2 (1.68%) NetBackup
5 2 (1.68%) Red Hat Spacewalk
6 1 (0.84%) Ansible
6 1 (0.84%) Opscode Chef
6 1 (0.84%) Packer
6 1 (0.84%) Tivoli
6 1 (0.84%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 8 (6.72%) Microsoft
1 8 (6.72%) Zend
2 7 (5.88%) Red Hat
3 5 (4.20%) VMware
4 4 (3.36%) Google
5 3 (2.52%) Splunk
6 2 (1.68%) Oracle
6 2 (1.68%) Veritas
7 1 (0.84%) Adobe
7 1 (0.84%) Cisco
7 1 (0.84%) ESRI
7 1 (0.84%) Facebook
7 1 (0.84%) New Relic
7 1 (0.84%) SaltStack
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