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 29 August 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
29 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
PHP
Rank 52 71 51
Rank change year-on-year
+19 -20
Contract jobs citing PHP 57 33 38
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 3.07% 1.84% 2.85%
As % of the Programming Languages category 7.98% 5.63% 7.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 41 21 33
Median daily rate £325 £301 £275
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.15% +9.27%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £250 £228
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £350 £375
UK excluding London median daily rate £338 £300 £325
% change year-on-year
+12.50% -7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 1 0
Median hourly rate £28.50 £35.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-18.57% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.25 £18.75 £33.55
% change year-on-year
-18.66% -44.11%
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
714 586 478
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 38.41% 32.74% 35.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 494 360 307
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 £282 £256 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £370 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +5.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 19 12
Median hourly rate £28.50 £37.50 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-24.00% +108.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.00 £19.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.50 £42.50 £39.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £38.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +10.00%

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 29 August 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 29 August 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 29 August 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
Stockport -9 3 £315 -5.97% 3
Salford - 3 £400 - 1
Bolton - 2 £263 - 6
PHP
North West

PHP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 29 August 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 94 (69.63%) JavaScript
2 66 (48.89%) CSS
3 65 (48.15%) HTML
4 52 (38.52%) Web Development
5 46 (34.07%) Java
6 42 (31.11%) MySQL
7 40 (29.63%) Agile Software Development
8 38 (28.15%) ERP
8 38 (28.15%) Digital Media
9 37 (27.41%) CRM
9 37 (27.41%) Network Security
10 31 (22.96%) HTML5
11 27 (20.00%) E-Commerce
12 24 (17.78%) Front End Development
13 23 (17.04%) CSS3
13 23 (17.04%) jQuery
14 22 (16.30%) TDD
15 21 (15.56%) Magento
16 20 (14.81%) Linux
17 19 (14.07%) Node.js
17 19 (14.07%) BDD
18 17 (12.59%) .NET
18 17 (12.59%) Git (software)
18 17 (12.59%) Ruby
19 16 (11.85%) SQL
19 16 (11.85%) CMS
20 15 (11.11%) C#
21 13 (9.63%) Python
21 13 (9.63%) User Experience
22 12 (8.89%) 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 16 (11.85%) CMS
2 12 (8.89%) WordPress
3 8 (5.93%) Apache
4 7 (5.19%) Drupal
5 4 (2.96%) SharePoint
6 3 (2.22%) ArcGIS
6 3 (2.22%) GeoServer
6 3 (2.22%) OpenStack
6 3 (2.22%) SAS
6 3 (2.22%) Tomcat
7 2 (1.48%) IIS
7 2 (1.48%) SharePoint 2010
7 2 (1.48%) SharePoint 2013
8 1 (0.74%) Exchange Server 2010
8 1 (0.74%) Magnolia
8 1 (0.74%) MS Exchange
8 1 (0.74%) WebSphere
Applications
1 6 (4.44%) MS Office
1 6 (4.44%) Photoshop
2 4 (2.96%) Adobe Illustrator
2 4 (2.96%) Fireworks
3 3 (2.22%) MS Excel
4 2 (1.48%) Adobe Creative Suite
Business Applications
1 21 (15.56%) Magento
2 1 (0.74%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.74%) Salesforce.com CRM
Cloud Services
1 8 (5.93%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (2.22%) GitHub
2 3 (2.22%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (1.48%) Cloud Computing
3 2 (1.48%) Office 365
4 1 (0.74%) Amazon ElastiCache
4 1 (0.74%) Sage Pay
Communications & Networking
1 37 (27.41%) Network Security
2 5 (3.70%) SNMP
3 4 (2.96%) DNS
3 4 (2.96%) HTTP
4 3 (2.22%) DHCP
4 3 (2.22%) Fibre Channel
4 3 (2.22%) IMAP
4 3 (2.22%) iSCSI
4 3 (2.22%) MRTG
4 3 (2.22%) SMTP
5 2 (1.48%) LDAP
6 1 (0.74%) Intranet
6 1 (0.74%) NAS
6 1 (0.74%) SAN
6 1 (0.74%) SMS
6 1 (0.74%) TETRA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 42 (31.11%) MySQL
2 9 (6.67%) SQL Server
3 5 (3.70%) NoSQL
4 4 (2.96%) MongoDB
5 3 (2.22%) GIS
5 3 (2.22%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 2 (1.48%) PostgreSQL
6 2 (1.48%) Redis
6 2 (1.48%) Relational Database
6 2 (1.48%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 1 (0.74%) Couchbase
7 1 (0.74%) Data Warehouse
7 1 (0.74%) Hazelcast
7 1 (0.74%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 17 (12.59%) Git (software)
2 11 (8.15%) Jenkins
3 9 (6.67%) JIRA
4 4 (2.96%) Cucumber
4 4 (2.96%) Subversion
5 3 (2.22%) Dreamweaver
5 3 (2.22%) gulp
5 3 (2.22%) Maven
5 3 (2.22%) Selenium
5 3 (2.22%) Xcode
6 2 (1.48%) Grunt
6 2 (1.48%) PhantomJS
7 1 (0.74%) Axure RP
7 1 (0.74%) Octopus Deploy
7 1 (0.74%) PhpStorm
7 1 (0.74%) TeamCity
7 1 (0.74%) WebDriver
General
1 10 (7.41%) Marketing
2 5 (3.70%) Finance
2 5 (3.70%) Retail
3 4 (2.96%) Telecoms
4 3 (2.22%) Publishing
5 2 (1.48%) Advertising
5 2 (1.48%) Billing
5 2 (1.48%) Games
Job Titles
1 86 (63.70%) Developer
2 35 (25.93%) PHP Developer
3 14 (10.37%) HTML Developer
3 14 (10.37%) JavaScript Developer
4 13 (9.63%) Magento Developer
5 12 (8.89%) HTML CSS Developer
6 11 (8.15%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
7 10 (7.41%) Analyst
8 6 (4.44%) Architect
8 6 (4.44%) DevOps Engineer
8 6 (4.44%) Node.js Developer
8 6 (4.44%) PHP Magento Developer
9 5 (3.70%) Java Developer
9 5 (3.70%) WordPress Developer
10 4 (2.96%) .NET Developer
10 4 (2.96%) Business Analyst
10 4 (2.96%) Consultant
10 4 (2.96%) Test Analyst
10 4 (2.96%) Web Designer
10 4 (2.96%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 66 (48.89%) CSS
2 65 (48.15%) HTML
3 31 (22.96%) HTML5
4 23 (17.04%) CSS3
4 23 (17.04%) jQuery
5 19 (14.07%) Node.js
6 17 (12.59%) .NET
7 11 (8.15%) React
8 10 (7.41%) AngularJS
8 10 (7.41%) XML
9 8 (5.93%) Web Services
10 7 (5.19%) Sass
11 6 (4.44%) JSON
11 6 (4.44%) Laravel
12 5 (3.70%) Ajax
12 5 (3.70%) LAMP
13 4 (2.96%) ASP.NET
13 4 (2.96%) RESTful
14 3 (2.22%) iOS SDK
14 3 (2.22%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 38 (28.15%) Digital Media
2 13 (9.63%) User Experience
3 4 (2.96%) Computer Science
4 3 (2.22%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (2.22%) Inversion of Control
4 3 (2.22%) Mobile App
4 3 (2.22%) SCADA
5 2 (1.48%) Driving Licence
5 2 (1.48%) NHS
6 1 (0.74%) BBC
6 1 (0.74%) Enterprise Software
6 1 (0.74%) iPad
6 1 (0.74%) iPhone
6 1 (0.74%) Management Information System
6 1 (0.74%) Social Media
6 1 (0.74%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 20 (14.81%) Linux
2 6 (4.44%) Windows
3 5 (3.70%) Apple iOS
4 4 (2.96%) Ubuntu
5 3 (2.22%) CentOS
5 3 (2.22%) Debian
5 3 (2.22%) Unix
6 2 (1.48%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 2 (1.48%) Solaris
6 2 (1.48%) Windows Mobile
6 2 (1.48%) Windows Server 2012
7 1 (0.74%) AIX
7 1 (0.74%) Android
7 1 (0.74%) Windows 7
7 1 (0.74%) Windows 8
7 1 (0.74%) Windows Server
7 1 (0.74%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 52 (38.52%) Web Development
2 40 (29.63%) Agile Software Development
3 38 (28.15%) ERP
4 37 (27.41%) CRM
5 27 (20.00%) E-Commerce
6 24 (17.78%) Front End Development
7 22 (16.30%) TDD
8 19 (14.07%) BDD
9 12 (8.89%) Continuous Integration
10 9 (6.67%) DevOps
10 9 (6.67%) MVC
10 9 (6.67%) Scrum
11 7 (5.19%) Content Management
11 7 (5.19%) Continuous Delivery
11 7 (5.19%) Software Engineering
11 7 (5.19%) Web Design
12 6 (4.44%) Continuous Improvement
12 6 (4.44%) Mentoring
12 6 (4.44%) OO
13 5 (3.70%) Open Source
Programming Languages
1 94 (69.63%) JavaScript
2 46 (34.07%) Java
3 17 (12.59%) Ruby
4 16 (11.85%) SQL
5 15 (11.11%) C#
6 13 (9.63%) Python
7 9 (6.67%) Perl
8 4 (2.96%) Bash Shell
8 4 (2.96%) C
8 4 (2.96%) C++
9 3 (2.22%) Korn
9 3 (2.22%) Objective-C
9 3 (2.22%) Shell Script
9 3 (2.22%) T-SQL
10 2 (1.48%) Apple Swift
10 2 (1.48%) PHP 5
10 2 (1.48%) VB.NET
11 1 (0.74%) Go
11 1 (0.74%) PowerShell
11 1 (0.74%) XAML
Qualifications
1 7 (5.19%) Degree
2 4 (2.96%) ISEB
3 2 (1.48%) ISTQB
3 2 (1.48%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 1 (0.74%) PhD
4 1 (0.74%) SC Cleared
4 1 (0.74%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (3.70%) QA
System Software
1 3 (2.22%) Dovecot
1 3 (2.22%) iptables
1 3 (2.22%) KVM
1 3 (2.22%) Sendmail
1 3 (2.22%) Squid
1 3 (2.22%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (1.48%) Active Directory
3 1 (0.74%) Ceph
3 1 (0.74%) Docker
3 1 (0.74%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 12 (8.89%) Nagios
2 8 (5.93%) Puppet
3 4 (2.96%) SCCM
3 4 (2.96%) Wonderware InTouch
4 3 (2.22%) Cacti
4 3 (2.22%) HAProxy
4 3 (2.22%) HP SiteScope
4 3 (2.22%) OpenNebula
4 3 (2.22%) Opscode Chef
5 1 (0.74%) Ansible
5 1 (0.74%) EMC NetWorker
5 1 (0.74%) Kubernetes
5 1 (0.74%) Oracle ZFS
Vendors
1 10 (7.41%) Microsoft
2 8 (5.93%) Zend
3 5 (3.70%) Red Hat
3 5 (3.70%) Wonderware
4 4 (2.96%) VMware
5 3 (2.22%) Adobe
5 3 (2.22%) ESRI
5 3 (2.22%) Google
5 3 (2.22%) Rockwell
5 3 (2.22%) Siemens
5 3 (2.22%) Splunk
6 2 (1.48%) Atlassian
6 2 (1.48%) Cisco
7 1 (0.74%) Axway
7 1 (0.74%) Blue Coat
7 1 (0.74%) EMC
7 1 (0.74%) Oracle
7 1 (0.74%) Salesforce.com
7 1 (0.74%) Telerik
7 1 (0.74%) Xamarin
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