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 4 December 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
4 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
PHP
Rank 42 62 37
Rank change year-on-year
+20 -25
Contract jobs citing PHP 60 42 68
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 3.65% 2.16% 4.59%
As % of the Programming Languages category 9.43% 6.08% 11.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 51 21 49
Median daily rate £350 £300 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.66% -7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £225 £264
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £375 £442
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+15.38% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 3 1
Median hourly rate £20.00 £25.00 £11.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-20.00% +122.22%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.00 £30.00 £33.50
% change year-on-year
-33.33% -10.44%
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
636 691 569
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 38.66% 35.49% 38.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 477 417 404
Median daily rate £400 £350 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 28 8
Median hourly rate £24.43 £29.00 £21.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-15.75% +38.09%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.15 £13.60 £12.80
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £40.00 £27.30
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 4 December 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 4 December 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 -3 3 £400 - 1
Oldham +2 2 £313 - 1
PHP
North West

PHP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 4 December 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 56 (47.86%) HTML
1 56 (47.86%) JavaScript
2 54 (46.15%) MySQL
3 50 (42.74%) CSS
4 34 (29.06%) Web Development
5 30 (25.64%) Linux
5 30 (25.64%) Agile Software Development
6 25 (21.37%) Java
7 20 (17.09%) jQuery
7 20 (17.09%) Git (software)
8 18 (15.38%) Jenkins
9 17 (14.53%) HTML5
9 17 (14.53%) Apache
9 17 (14.53%) E-Commerce
10 16 (13.68%) TDD
11 15 (12.82%) OO
12 14 (11.97%) CRM
12 14 (11.97%) OOP
12 14 (11.97%) ERP
12 14 (11.97%) MVC
12 14 (11.97%) LAMP
12 14 (11.97%) Digital Media
12 14 (11.97%) Network Security
12 14 (11.97%) Magento
12 14 (11.97%) Sass
13 13 (11.11%) WordPress
13 13 (11.11%) Ruby
14 12 (10.26%) CSS3
14 12 (10.26%) Amazon AWS
14 12 (10.26%) .NET

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 (14.53%) Apache
2 13 (11.11%) WordPress
3 10 (8.55%) CMS
4 6 (5.13%) Drupal
4 6 (5.13%) OpenStack
5 5 (4.27%) SAS
6 4 (3.42%) nginx
7 3 (2.56%) Confluence
7 3 (2.56%) IIS
7 3 (2.56%) Tomcat
8 1 (0.85%) Exchange Server 2010
8 1 (0.85%) Magnolia
8 1 (0.85%) MS Exchange
8 1 (0.85%) SharePoint
8 1 (0.85%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 1 (0.85%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 14 (11.97%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 12 (10.26%) Amazon AWS
2 8 (6.84%) Cloud Computing
2 8 (6.84%) SaaS
3 4 (3.42%) Microsoft Azure
4 3 (2.56%) Amazon EC2
4 3 (2.56%) Amazon ElastiCache
4 3 (2.56%) Amazon ELB
4 3 (2.56%) Amazon S3
4 3 (2.56%) AWS CloudFormation
4 3 (2.56%) CloudFront
5 2 (1.71%) GitHub
5 2 (1.71%) Google Analytics
5 2 (1.71%) PaaS
6 1 (0.85%) Office 365
6 1 (0.85%) Sage Pay
Communications & Networking
1 14 (11.97%) Network Security
2 5 (4.27%) DHCP
2 5 (4.27%) DNS
2 5 (4.27%) Fibre Channel
2 5 (4.27%) HTTP
2 5 (4.27%) IMAP
2 5 (4.27%) iSCSI
2 5 (4.27%) MRTG
2 5 (4.27%) SMTP
2 5 (4.27%) SNMP
3 3 (2.56%) LDAP
4 2 (1.71%) Internet
4 2 (1.71%) SAN
5 1 (0.85%) Firewall
5 1 (0.85%) NAS
5 1 (0.85%) OpenLDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 54 (46.15%) MySQL
2 11 (9.40%) SQL Server
3 8 (6.84%) PostgreSQL
4 7 (5.98%) MongoDB
5 4 (3.42%) Couchbase
5 4 (3.42%) Redis
5 4 (3.42%) Relational Database
6 3 (2.56%) Amazon RDS
6 3 (2.56%) SQL Server 2008
7 1 (0.85%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 20 (17.09%) Git (software)
2 18 (15.38%) Jenkins
3 8 (6.84%) Cucumber
4 6 (5.13%) PhantomJS
5 4 (3.42%) JIRA
5 4 (3.42%) Vagrant
6 3 (2.56%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 3 (2.56%) gulp
6 3 (2.56%) Mercurial
6 3 (2.56%) Subversion
6 3 (2.56%) Xcode
7 2 (1.71%) Dreamweaver
7 2 (1.71%) Grunt
8 1 (0.85%) Axure RP
8 1 (0.85%) JMeter
8 1 (0.85%) Octopus Deploy
8 1 (0.85%) Selenium
8 1 (0.85%) TeamCity
General
1 5 (4.27%) Retail
2 3 (2.56%) Finance
2 3 (2.56%) Games
2 3 (2.56%) Marketing
2 3 (2.56%) Publishing
3 2 (1.71%) Manufacturing
4 1 (0.85%) Advertising
4 1 (0.85%) Pharmaceutical
4 1 (0.85%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 89 (76.07%) Developer
2 57 (48.72%) PHP Developer
3 13 (11.11%) Magento Developer
4 10 (8.55%) HTML Developer
4 10 (8.55%) PHP Magento Developer
5 7 (5.98%) DevOps Engineer
5 7 (5.98%) HTML CSS Developer
6 6 (5.13%) JavaScript Developer
6 6 (5.13%) LAMP Developer
6 6 (5.13%) PHP LAMP Developer
6 6 (5.13%) Web Developer
7 5 (4.27%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
7 5 (4.27%) Linux Engineer
7 5 (4.27%) MySQL Developer
7 5 (4.27%) PHP MySQL Developer
7 5 (4.27%) PHP Web Developer
7 5 (4.27%) Software Engineer
8 4 (3.42%) .NET Developer
8 4 (3.42%) iOS Developer
8 4 (3.42%) Senior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 56 (47.86%) HTML
2 50 (42.74%) CSS
3 20 (17.09%) jQuery
4 17 (14.53%) HTML5
5 14 (11.97%) LAMP
5 14 (11.97%) Sass
6 12 (10.26%) .NET
6 12 (10.26%) CSS3
7 9 (7.69%) AngularJS
7 9 (7.69%) Node.js
7 9 (7.69%) Web Services
8 8 (6.84%) JSON
9 7 (5.98%) ASP.NET
9 7 (5.98%) Laravel
9 7 (5.98%) RESTful
9 7 (5.98%) Zend Framework
10 6 (5.13%) CakePHP
11 5 (4.27%) Ajax
11 5 (4.27%) React
12 3 (2.56%) Backbone.js
Miscellaneous
1 14 (11.97%) Digital Media
2 12 (10.26%) User Experience
3 9 (7.69%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (2.56%) Interactive TV
4 3 (2.56%) MHEG
4 3 (2.56%) Mobile App
4 3 (2.56%) SCADA
5 2 (1.71%) Computer Science
5 2 (1.71%) Data Centre
5 2 (1.71%) Data Structures
5 2 (1.71%) IPTV
6 1 (0.85%) BBC
6 1 (0.85%) BYOD
6 1 (0.85%) EMC VNX
6 1 (0.85%) iPad
6 1 (0.85%) iPhone
6 1 (0.85%) New Media
6 1 (0.85%) Private Cloud
6 1 (0.85%) Public Cloud
6 1 (0.85%) Video on Demand
Operating Systems
1 30 (25.64%) Linux
2 8 (6.84%) CentOS
3 6 (5.13%) Apple iOS
3 6 (5.13%) Unix
3 6 (5.13%) Windows
4 5 (4.27%) Debian
4 5 (4.27%) Ubuntu
5 4 (3.42%) Windows Server
5 4 (3.42%) Windows Server 2008
6 2 (1.71%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 2 (1.71%) Windows Mobile
7 1 (0.85%) Android
7 1 (0.85%) Solaris
7 1 (0.85%) SUSE
7 1 (0.85%) Windows 7
7 1 (0.85%) Windows 8
7 1 (0.85%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 34 (29.06%) Web Development
2 30 (25.64%) Agile Software Development
3 17 (14.53%) E-Commerce
4 16 (13.68%) TDD
5 15 (12.82%) OO
6 14 (11.97%) CRM
6 14 (11.97%) ERP
6 14 (11.97%) MVC
6 14 (11.97%) OOP
7 9 (7.69%) DevOps
8 8 (6.84%) BDD
8 8 (6.84%) Continuous Integration
8 8 (6.84%) Front End Development
8 8 (6.84%) OOD
8 8 (6.84%) Software Engineering
8 8 (6.84%) Web Design
9 7 (5.98%) Scrum
10 5 (4.27%) Continuous Improvement
10 5 (4.27%) Migration
10 5 (4.27%) Open Source
Programming Languages
1 56 (47.86%) JavaScript
2 25 (21.37%) Java
3 13 (11.11%) Ruby
4 11 (9.40%) Perl
4 11 (9.40%) Python
5 9 (7.69%) Bash Shell
6 8 (6.84%) C#
6 8 (6.84%) SQL
7 7 (5.98%) C++
8 5 (4.27%) C
8 5 (4.27%) Korn
8 5 (4.27%) Shell Script
9 3 (2.56%) ActionScript
9 3 (2.56%) Objective-C
9 3 (2.56%) PHP 5
10 2 (1.71%) Apple Swift
10 2 (1.71%) TypeScript
10 2 (1.71%) VB.NET
11 1 (0.85%) PowerShell
11 1 (0.85%) XAML
Qualifications
1 2 (1.71%) Degree
2 1 (0.85%) ISEB
2 1 (0.85%) ISTQB
2 1 (0.85%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (5.13%) QA
System Software
1 6 (5.13%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (4.27%) Dovecot
2 5 (4.27%) iptables
2 5 (4.27%) KVM
2 5 (4.27%) Sendmail
2 5 (4.27%) Squid
3 2 (1.71%) Active Directory
3 2 (1.71%) Varnish
4 1 (0.85%) Ceph
4 1 (0.85%) NDS
4 1 (0.85%) NetIQ eDirectory
4 1 (0.85%) NFS
4 1 (0.85%) Shibboleth
4 1 (0.85%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 10 (8.55%) Nagios
1 10 (8.55%) Puppet
2 6 (5.13%) Opscode Chef
3 5 (4.27%) Cacti
3 5 (4.27%) HAProxy
3 5 (4.27%) OpenNebula
4 4 (3.42%) Wonderware InTouch
5 3 (2.56%) Ansible
5 3 (2.56%) Packer
6 1 (0.85%) EMC VPLEX
6 1 (0.85%) Oracle ZFS
Vendors
1 9 (7.69%) Zend
2 7 (5.98%) Red Hat
3 6 (5.13%) VMware
4 5 (4.27%) Wonderware
5 3 (2.56%) Microsoft
5 3 (2.56%) New Relic
5 3 (2.56%) OpenTV
5 3 (2.56%) Rockwell
5 3 (2.56%) SaltStack
5 3 (2.56%) Siemens
6 2 (1.71%) Cisco
6 2 (1.71%) DoubleClick
6 2 (1.71%) Google
7 1 (0.85%) EMC
7 1 (0.85%) Isilon
7 1 (0.85%) NetIQ
7 1 (0.85%) Novell
7 1 (0.85%) PayPal
7 1 (0.85%) WorldPay
7 1 (0.85%) Xamarin
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