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 25 June 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
25 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
PHP
Rank 38 59 56
Rank change year-on-year
+21 -3
Contract jobs citing PHP 69 36 27
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 3.90% 2.39% 2.07%
As % of the Programming Languages category 12.71% 7.41% 6.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 51 22 22
Median daily rate £350 £300 £328
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.66% -8.39%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £220 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £400 £386
UK excluding London median daily rate £330 £325 £330
% change year-on-year
+1.53% -1.51%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Median hourly rate £27.50 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.50 £39.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
-60.25% +14.70%
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
543 486 442
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 30.73% 32.23% 33.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 371 312 263
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 £300 £250 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £513 £480 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 10 16
Median hourly rate £36.00 £19.50 £28.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+84.61% -32.17%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £26.40 £14.90 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.50 £34.00 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £37.00 £35.50
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +4.22%

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 25 June 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 25 June 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 - 6 £344 -
PHP
North West

PHP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 25 June 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 (71.21%) JavaScript
2 64 (48.48%) CSS
3 59 (44.70%) HTML
4 44 (33.33%) Web Development
5 42 (31.82%) Agile Software Development
6 40 (30.30%) Java
7 32 (24.24%) MySQL
8 31 (23.48%) ERP
9 30 (22.73%) CRM
9 30 (22.73%) Digital Media
10 29 (21.97%) HTML5
10 29 (21.97%) Network Security
11 24 (18.18%) E-Commerce
12 23 (17.42%) TDD
12 23 (17.42%) Front End Development
13 22 (16.67%) Magento
14 21 (15.91%) CSS3
14 21 (15.91%) Node.js
15 20 (15.15%) BDD
16 19 (14.39%) jQuery
16 19 (14.39%) .NET
17 17 (12.88%) SQL
17 17 (12.88%) CMS
18 16 (12.12%) Linux
18 16 (12.12%) Python
18 16 (12.12%) Ruby
18 16 (12.12%) Git (software)
19 14 (10.61%) React
19 14 (10.61%) C#
20 12 (9.09%) User Experience

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 (12.88%) CMS
2 9 (6.82%) WordPress
3 8 (6.06%) Apache
4 7 (5.30%) Drupal
5 5 (3.79%) SharePoint
6 4 (3.03%) OpenStack
6 4 (3.03%) Tomcat
7 3 (2.27%) ArcGIS
7 3 (2.27%) GeoServer
7 3 (2.27%) SAS
8 2 (1.52%) IIS
8 2 (1.52%) SharePoint 2010
8 2 (1.52%) SharePoint 2013
9 1 (0.76%) Confluence
9 1 (0.76%) ExpressionEngine
9 1 (0.76%) Joomla!
9 1 (0.76%) nginx
9 1 (0.76%) WebSphere
Applications
1 6 (4.55%) MS Office
1 6 (4.55%) Photoshop
2 4 (3.03%) Adobe Illustrator
2 4 (3.03%) Fireworks
3 3 (2.27%) MS Excel
4 2 (1.52%) Adobe Creative Suite
Business Applications
1 22 (16.67%) Magento
2 1 (0.76%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.76%) Dynamics NAV
2 1 (0.76%) Salesforce.com CRM
Cloud Services
1 5 (3.79%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (2.27%) Amazon ElastiCache
2 3 (2.27%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (2.27%) SaaS
3 2 (1.52%) GitHub
3 2 (1.52%) Office 365
4 1 (0.76%) Amazon EC2
4 1 (0.76%) Amazon ELB
4 1 (0.76%) Amazon S3
4 1 (0.76%) AWS CloudFormation
4 1 (0.76%) CloudFront
Communications & Networking
1 29 (21.97%) Network Security
2 5 (3.79%) DNS
2 5 (3.79%) HTTP
3 4 (3.03%) MRTG
4 3 (2.27%) DHCP
4 3 (2.27%) Fibre Channel
4 3 (2.27%) IMAP
4 3 (2.27%) iSCSI
4 3 (2.27%) SMTP
5 2 (1.52%) Intranet
6 1 (0.76%) Firewall
6 1 (0.76%) Internet
6 1 (0.76%) LDAP
6 1 (0.76%) NAS
6 1 (0.76%) SAN
6 1 (0.76%) SMS
6 1 (0.76%) TETRA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 32 (24.24%) MySQL
2 9 (6.82%) SQL Server
3 7 (5.30%) NoSQL
4 5 (3.79%) MongoDB
5 4 (3.03%) Redis
5 4 (3.03%) Relational Database
6 3 (2.27%) GIS
6 3 (2.27%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 2 (1.52%) PostgreSQL
7 2 (1.52%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 1 (0.76%) Amazon RDS
8 1 (0.76%) Couchbase
8 1 (0.76%) Data Warehouse
8 1 (0.76%) Hazelcast
8 1 (0.76%) SQL Server 2008
8 1 (0.76%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 16 (12.12%) Git (software)
2 12 (9.09%) JIRA
3 9 (6.82%) Jenkins
4 4 (3.03%) Subversion
5 3 (2.27%) Maven
5 3 (2.27%) Selenium
6 1 (0.76%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 1 (0.76%) Axure RP
6 1 (0.76%) Cucumber
6 1 (0.76%) Dreamweaver
6 1 (0.76%) PhpStorm
6 1 (0.76%) Vagrant
6 1 (0.76%) WebDriver
6 1 (0.76%) Xcode
General
1 8 (6.06%) Finance
2 7 (5.30%) Marketing
3 4 (3.03%) Telecoms
4 3 (2.27%) Retail
5 2 (1.52%) Billing
6 1 (0.76%) Advertising
6 1 (0.76%) Back Office
6 1 (0.76%) Games
6 1 (0.76%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 83 (62.88%) Developer
2 34 (25.76%) PHP Developer
3 18 (13.64%) JavaScript Developer
4 16 (12.12%) HTML CSS Developer
4 16 (12.12%) HTML Developer
5 13 (9.85%) Magento Developer
6 10 (7.58%) Analyst
7 9 (6.82%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
8 8 (6.06%) Node.js Developer
9 7 (5.30%) Architect
9 7 (5.30%) Consultant
10 6 (4.55%) Java Developer
10 6 (4.55%) PHP Magento Developer
11 5 (3.79%) .NET Developer
11 5 (3.79%) CMS Developer
11 5 (3.79%) DevOps Engineer
12 4 (3.03%) Designer
12 4 (3.03%) MySQL Developer
12 4 (3.03%) Web Designer
12 4 (3.03%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 64 (48.48%) CSS
2 59 (44.70%) HTML
3 29 (21.97%) HTML5
4 21 (15.91%) CSS3
4 21 (15.91%) Node.js
5 19 (14.39%) .NET
5 19 (14.39%) jQuery
6 14 (10.61%) React
7 10 (7.58%) XML
8 9 (6.82%) Web Services
9 8 (6.06%) AngularJS
10 7 (5.30%) LAMP
11 5 (3.79%) Laravel
11 5 (3.79%) RESTful
12 4 (3.03%) ASP.NET
12 4 (3.03%) JSON
12 4 (3.03%) OAuth
12 4 (3.03%) REST
13 3 (2.27%) SAML
13 3 (2.27%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 30 (22.73%) Digital Media
2 12 (9.09%) User Experience
3 4 (3.03%) Computer Science
4 3 (2.27%) Inversion of Control
4 3 (2.27%) Mobile App
5 2 (1.52%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (1.52%) Driving Licence
5 2 (1.52%) Enterprise Cloud
5 2 (1.52%) Enterprise Software
5 2 (1.52%) NHS
6 1 (0.76%) Data Structures
6 1 (0.76%) Management Information System
6 1 (0.76%) Social Media
6 1 (0.76%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 16 (12.12%) Linux
2 7 (5.30%) Windows
3 5 (3.79%) CentOS
3 5 (3.79%) Ubuntu
4 4 (3.03%) Debian
5 3 (2.27%) Mac OS
5 3 (2.27%) Unix
6 2 (1.52%) Apple iOS
7 1 (0.76%) AIX
7 1 (0.76%) Solaris
7 1 (0.76%) Windows 8
7 1 (0.76%) Windows Mobile
7 1 (0.76%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 44 (33.33%) Web Development
2 42 (31.82%) Agile Software Development
3 31 (23.48%) ERP
4 30 (22.73%) CRM
5 24 (18.18%) E-Commerce
6 23 (17.42%) Front End Development
6 23 (17.42%) TDD
7 20 (15.15%) BDD
8 10 (7.58%) Scrum
9 9 (6.82%) MVC
9 9 (6.82%) OO
9 9 (6.82%) Responsive Web Design
10 8 (6.06%) Continuous Integration
10 8 (6.06%) DevOps
10 8 (6.06%) Open Source
11 7 (5.30%) Content Management
11 7 (5.30%) Software Engineering
11 7 (5.30%) Web Design
12 6 (4.55%) Project Management
12 6 (4.55%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 94 (71.21%) JavaScript
2 40 (30.30%) Java
3 17 (12.88%) SQL
4 16 (12.12%) Python
4 16 (12.12%) Ruby
5 14 (10.61%) C#
6 7 (5.30%) C
7 6 (4.55%) Bash Shell
7 6 (4.55%) C++
8 5 (3.79%) Perl
9 4 (3.03%) Korn
9 4 (3.03%) Shell Script
10 3 (2.27%) T-SQL
11 2 (1.52%) Go
11 2 (1.52%) PHP 5
12 1 (0.76%) Apple Swift
12 1 (0.76%) Objective-C
12 1 (0.76%) PHP 4
12 1 (0.76%) VB.NET
12 1 (0.76%) XAML
Qualifications
1 7 (5.30%) Degree
2 4 (3.03%) ISEB
3 2 (1.52%) ISTQB
3 2 (1.52%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 2 (1.52%) PhD
4 1 (0.76%) SC Cleared
4 1 (0.76%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (3.03%) QA
System Software
1 4 (3.03%) KVM
1 4 (3.03%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (2.27%) Dovecot
2 3 (2.27%) iptables
2 3 (2.27%) Sendmail
2 3 (2.27%) Squid
3 1 (0.76%) Active Directory
3 1 (0.76%) Docker
Systems Management
1 9 (6.82%) Puppet
2 8 (6.06%) Nagios
3 4 (3.03%) Cacti
3 4 (3.03%) OpenNebula
3 4 (3.03%) SCCM
4 3 (2.27%) HAProxy
4 3 (2.27%) HP SiteScope
4 3 (2.27%) Opscode Chef
5 2 (1.52%) Ansible
6 1 (0.76%) EMC NetWorker
6 1 (0.76%) Kubernetes
6 1 (0.76%) Packer
Vendors
1 10 (7.58%) Microsoft
2 7 (5.30%) Zend
3 5 (3.79%) VMware
4 4 (3.03%) Red Hat
5 3 (2.27%) Adobe
5 3 (2.27%) ESRI
5 3 (2.27%) Google
5 3 (2.27%) Splunk
6 2 (1.52%) Atlassian
7 1 (0.76%) Axway
7 1 (0.76%) Blue Coat
7 1 (0.76%) Cisco
7 1 (0.76%) EMC
7 1 (0.76%) New Relic
7 1 (0.76%) Oracle
7 1 (0.76%) Salesforce.com
7 1 (0.76%) SaltStack
7 1 (0.76%) Telerik
7 1 (0.76%) Xamarin
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