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 26 September 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
26 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
PHP
Rank 46 72 35
Rank change year-on-year
+26 -37
Contract jobs citing PHP 65 33 63
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 3.58% 1.79% 4.60%
As % of the Programming Languages category 8.92% 5.51% 12.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 49 18 54
Median daily rate £325 £301 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.15% +0.16%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £229
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £350 £368
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £300 £325
% change year-on-year
+16.66% -7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 2 0
Median hourly rate £28.50 £22.50 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+26.66% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.00 £17.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-14.28% -30.00%
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
729 599 512
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 40.19% 32.52% 37.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 516 364 347
Median daily rate £375 £375 £323
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +16.27%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £283 £256 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 26 8
Median hourly rate £28.50 £37.50 £21.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-24.00% +78.57%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.00 £13.25 £10.90
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.00 £42.00 £30.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £39.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +11.42%

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 26 September 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
Hourly Rate Histogram in Manchester

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing PHP across the Manchester region over the 3 months to 26 September 2016.

PHP Hourly Rate Histogram 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 26 September 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 -6 5 £400 - 1
Stockport -7 2 £315 -5.97% 2
Bolton - 2 £263 - 1
PHP
North West

PHP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 26 September 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 85 (63.43%) JavaScript
2 70 (52.24%) HTML
3 60 (44.78%) CSS
4 52 (38.81%) Web Development
5 43 (32.09%) MySQL
6 42 (31.34%) Agile Software Development
7 37 (27.61%) Java
8 32 (23.88%) ERP
9 31 (23.13%) CRM
9 31 (23.13%) Network Security
9 31 (23.13%) Digital Media
10 30 (22.39%) HTML5
11 27 (20.15%) E-Commerce
12 22 (16.42%) Magento
12 22 (16.42%) Git (software)
13 21 (15.67%) CSS3
13 21 (15.67%) Front End Development
14 20 (14.93%) jQuery
14 20 (14.93%) Linux
15 19 (14.18%) TDD
15 19 (14.18%) Ruby
15 19 (14.18%) Jenkins
16 17 (12.69%) CMS
17 15 (11.19%) User Experience
17 15 (11.19%) .NET
17 15 (11.19%) Continuous Integration
17 15 (11.19%) BDD
18 14 (10.45%) WordPress
18 14 (10.45%) SQL
18 14 (10.45%) Nagios

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 17 (12.69%) CMS
2 14 (10.45%) WordPress
3 8 (5.97%) Apache
4 6 (4.48%) Drupal
4 6 (4.48%) OpenStack
5 5 (3.73%) SAS
5 5 (3.73%) SharePoint
6 3 (2.24%) ArcGIS
6 3 (2.24%) GeoServer
6 3 (2.24%) SharePoint 2013
6 3 (2.24%) Tomcat
7 2 (1.49%) IIS
7 2 (1.49%) SharePoint 2010
8 1 (0.75%) Exchange Server 2010
8 1 (0.75%) Magnolia
8 1 (0.75%) MS Exchange
8 1 (0.75%) WebSphere
Applications
1 4 (2.99%) Photoshop
2 2 (1.49%) Adobe Creative Suite
2 2 (1.49%) Adobe Illustrator
2 2 (1.49%) Fireworks
2 2 (1.49%) MS Office
3 1 (0.75%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 22 (16.42%) Magento
2 1 (0.75%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.75%) Salesforce.com CRM
Cloud Services
1 13 (9.70%) Amazon AWS
2 6 (4.48%) Cloud Computing
3 3 (2.24%) GitHub
3 3 (2.24%) Microsoft Azure
4 2 (1.49%) Google Analytics
4 2 (1.49%) Office 365
5 1 (0.75%) Sage Pay
Communications & Networking
1 31 (23.13%) Network Security
2 6 (4.48%) DNS
3 5 (3.73%) DHCP
3 5 (3.73%) Fibre Channel
3 5 (3.73%) HTTP
3 5 (3.73%) IMAP
3 5 (3.73%) iSCSI
3 5 (3.73%) MRTG
3 5 (3.73%) SMTP
3 5 (3.73%) SNMP
4 3 (2.24%) LDAP
5 2 (1.49%) NAS
5 2 (1.49%) SAN
6 1 (0.75%) Intranet
6 1 (0.75%) TETRA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 43 (32.09%) MySQL
2 6 (4.48%) SQL Server
3 5 (3.73%) MongoDB
4 4 (2.99%) NoSQL
5 3 (2.24%) GIS
5 3 (2.24%) PostgreSQL
6 1 (0.75%) Couchbase
6 1 (0.75%) Hazelcast
6 1 (0.75%) Redis
6 1 (0.75%) Relational Database
6 1 (0.75%) SQL Server 2008
6 1 (0.75%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 22 (16.42%) Git (software)
2 19 (14.18%) Jenkins
3 10 (7.46%) JIRA
4 8 (5.97%) Cucumber
5 6 (4.48%) PhantomJS
6 3 (2.24%) Dreamweaver
6 3 (2.24%) gulp
6 3 (2.24%) Maven
6 3 (2.24%) Subversion
6 3 (2.24%) Xcode
7 2 (1.49%) Grunt
8 1 (0.75%) Axure RP
8 1 (0.75%) Octopus Deploy
8 1 (0.75%) PhpStorm
8 1 (0.75%) Selenium
8 1 (0.75%) TeamCity
General
1 9 (6.72%) Marketing
2 4 (2.99%) Retail
3 3 (2.24%) Finance
3 3 (2.24%) Publishing
4 2 (1.49%) Advertising
4 2 (1.49%) Telecoms
5 1 (0.75%) Billing
5 1 (0.75%) Games
Job Titles
1 89 (66.42%) Developer
2 46 (34.33%) PHP Developer
3 16 (11.94%) Magento Developer
4 12 (8.96%) HTML Developer
5 10 (7.46%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
6 9 (6.72%) HTML CSS Developer
6 9 (6.72%) PHP Magento Developer
7 7 (5.22%) DevOps Engineer
8 6 (4.48%) Analyst
8 6 (4.48%) Architect
8 6 (4.48%) Web Developer
9 5 (3.73%) Linux Engineer
9 5 (3.73%) PHP Web Developer
9 5 (3.73%) WordPress Developer
10 4 (2.99%) Agile Developer
10 4 (2.99%) Consultant
10 4 (2.99%) E-Commerce Analyst
10 4 (2.99%) E-Commerce Test Analyst
10 4 (2.99%) iOS Developer
10 4 (2.99%) JavaScript Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 70 (52.24%) HTML
2 60 (44.78%) CSS
3 30 (22.39%) HTML5
4 21 (15.67%) CSS3
5 20 (14.93%) jQuery
6 15 (11.19%) .NET
7 12 (8.96%) Node.js
7 12 (8.96%) Sass
8 10 (7.46%) JSON
9 9 (6.72%) AngularJS
9 9 (6.72%) XML
10 8 (5.97%) Laravel
11 6 (4.48%) Ajax
11 6 (4.48%) CakePHP
11 6 (4.48%) Web Services
12 4 (2.99%) LAMP
12 4 (2.99%) React
13 3 (2.24%) ASP.NET Web API
13 3 (2.24%) Backbone.js
13 3 (2.24%) Regular Expression
Miscellaneous
1 31 (23.13%) Digital Media
2 15 (11.19%) User Experience
3 6 (4.48%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (2.24%) Inversion of Control
4 3 (2.24%) SCADA
5 2 (1.49%) Data Centre
5 2 (1.49%) Driving Licence
5 2 (1.49%) NHS
6 1 (0.75%) BBC
6 1 (0.75%) Computer Science
6 1 (0.75%) EMC VNX
6 1 (0.75%) Enterprise Software
6 1 (0.75%) iPad
6 1 (0.75%) iPhone
6 1 (0.75%) Mobile App
6 1 (0.75%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 20 (14.93%) Linux
2 6 (4.48%) Apple iOS
2 6 (4.48%) Ubuntu
2 6 (4.48%) Windows
3 5 (3.73%) CentOS
3 5 (3.73%) Debian
3 5 (3.73%) Unix
4 2 (1.49%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 2 (1.49%) Solaris
4 2 (1.49%) Windows Mobile
4 2 (1.49%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (0.75%) AIX
5 1 (0.75%) Android
5 1 (0.75%) Windows 7
5 1 (0.75%) Windows 8
5 1 (0.75%) Windows Server
5 1 (0.75%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 52 (38.81%) Web Development
2 42 (31.34%) Agile Software Development
3 32 (23.88%) ERP
4 31 (23.13%) CRM
5 27 (20.15%) E-Commerce
6 21 (15.67%) Front End Development
7 19 (14.18%) TDD
8 15 (11.19%) BDD
8 15 (11.19%) Continuous Integration
9 12 (8.96%) MVC
10 9 (6.72%) DevOps
11 8 (5.97%) Content Management
11 8 (5.97%) Continuous Delivery
12 7 (5.22%) Scrum
13 6 (4.48%) Mentoring
13 6 (4.48%) OO
13 6 (4.48%) OOP
13 6 (4.48%) Project Management
13 6 (4.48%) SEO
13 6 (4.48%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 85 (63.43%) JavaScript
2 37 (27.61%) Java
3 19 (14.18%) Ruby
4 14 (10.45%) SQL
5 13 (9.70%) Python
6 11 (8.21%) Perl
7 10 (7.46%) C#
8 6 (4.48%) Bash Shell
9 5 (3.73%) C
9 5 (3.73%) Korn
9 5 (3.73%) Shell Script
10 4 (2.99%) C++
11 3 (2.24%) Objective-C
12 2 (1.49%) Apple Swift
12 2 (1.49%) PHP 5
13 1 (0.75%) PowerShell
13 1 (0.75%) T-SQL
13 1 (0.75%) VB.NET
13 1 (0.75%) XAML
Qualifications
1 4 (2.99%) Degree
2 2 (1.49%) ISEB
2 2 (1.49%) ISTQB
2 2 (1.49%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 1 (0.75%) SC Cleared
3 1 (0.75%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (2.99%) QA
System Software
1 6 (4.48%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (3.73%) Dovecot
2 5 (3.73%) iptables
2 5 (3.73%) KVM
2 5 (3.73%) Sendmail
2 5 (3.73%) Squid
3 2 (1.49%) Active Directory
4 1 (0.75%) Ceph
4 1 (0.75%) Docker
4 1 (0.75%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 14 (10.45%) Nagios
2 10 (7.46%) Puppet
3 5 (3.73%) Cacti
3 5 (3.73%) HAProxy
3 5 (3.73%) OpenNebula
4 4 (2.99%) SCCM
4 4 (2.99%) Wonderware InTouch
5 3 (2.24%) HP SiteScope
5 3 (2.24%) Opscode Chef
6 1 (0.75%) Ansible
6 1 (0.75%) EMC NetWorker
6 1 (0.75%) EMC VPLEX
6 1 (0.75%) Kubernetes
6 1 (0.75%) Oracle ZFS
Vendors
1 7 (5.22%) Microsoft
1 7 (5.22%) Red Hat
1 7 (5.22%) VMware
1 7 (5.22%) Zend
2 5 (3.73%) Google
2 5 (3.73%) Wonderware
3 3 (2.24%) Adobe
3 3 (2.24%) Cisco
3 3 (2.24%) ESRI
3 3 (2.24%) Rockwell
3 3 (2.24%) Siemens
3 3 (2.24%) Splunk
4 2 (1.49%) Atlassian
4 2 (1.49%) DoubleClick
4 2 (1.49%) EMC
5 1 (0.75%) Axway
5 1 (0.75%) Blue Coat
5 1 (0.75%) Oracle
5 1 (0.75%) Salesforce.com
5 1 (0.75%) Telerik
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