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 22 January 2017 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
22 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
PHP
North West / Manchester
Rank 48 67 56
Rank change year-on-year
+19 -11
Contract jobs citing PHP 42 40 35
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 3.12% 2.10% 2.47%
As % of the Programming Languages category 7.39% 5.23% 6.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 33 23 19
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 £274 £230 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £570 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Median hourly rate £20.00 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £31.45 £35.00 £27.18
% change year-on-year
-10.14% +28.79%

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
568 765 523
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 42.23% 40.20% 36.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 391 467 369
Median daily rate £388 £350 £340
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.71% +2.94%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £271 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £385 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 28 8
Median hourly rate £35.00 £29.00 £24.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+20.68% +20.83%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.55 £14.00 £19.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £40.00 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.50 £40.00 £35.50
% change year-on-year
+1.25% +12.67%

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 22 January 2017.

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 22 January 2017. 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 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
Oldham - 1 £300 - 2
PHP
North West

PHP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 22 January 2017, 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 52 (46.43%) HTML
2 51 (45.54%) MySQL
3 49 (43.75%) CSS
4 48 (42.86%) JavaScript
5 33 (29.46%) Linux
6 29 (25.89%) Agile Software Development
7 24 (21.43%) Web Development
8 22 (19.64%) Git (software)
9 19 (16.96%) Java
9 19 (16.96%) Jenkins
10 17 (15.18%) LAMP
11 16 (14.29%) MVC
11 16 (14.29%) TDD
11 16 (14.29%) Perl
11 16 (14.29%) OO
11 16 (14.29%) jQuery
12 15 (13.39%) Apache
12 15 (13.39%) Nagios
13 14 (12.50%) E-Commerce
13 14 (12.50%) WordPress
13 14 (12.50%) Magento
13 14 (12.50%) Bash Shell
13 14 (12.50%) HTML5
14 13 (11.61%) Amazon AWS
14 13 (11.61%) Ruby
14 13 (11.61%) OOP
15 12 (10.71%) CSS3
15 12 (10.71%) Sass
16 11 (9.82%) Python
16 11 (9.82%) SQL Server

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 15 (13.39%) Apache
2 14 (12.50%) WordPress
3 7 (6.25%) Drupal
4 6 (5.36%) CMS
4 6 (5.36%) OpenStack
5 5 (4.46%) SAS
6 4 (3.57%) nginx
7 3 (2.68%) Confluence
7 3 (2.68%) IIS
7 3 (2.68%) Tomcat
8 1 (0.89%) Joomla!
8 1 (0.89%) Magnolia
8 1 (0.89%) SharePoint
8 1 (0.89%) SharePoint 2013
8 1 (0.89%) SilverStripe
Applications
1 5 (4.46%) Adobe Creative Suite
1 5 (4.46%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 14 (12.50%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 13 (11.61%) Amazon AWS
2 8 (7.14%) Cloud Computing
2 8 (7.14%) SaaS
3 4 (3.57%) Amazon EC2
4 3 (2.68%) Amazon ElastiCache
4 3 (2.68%) Amazon ELB
4 3 (2.68%) Amazon S3
4 3 (2.68%) AWS CloudFormation
4 3 (2.68%) CloudFront
4 3 (2.68%) Microsoft Azure
5 2 (1.79%) GitHub
5 2 (1.79%) Google Analytics
5 2 (1.79%) PaaS
6 1 (0.89%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 10 (8.93%) DNS
2 8 (7.14%) LDAP
3 7 (6.25%) Network Security
4 5 (4.46%) DHCP
4 5 (4.46%) Fibre Channel
4 5 (4.46%) HTTP
4 5 (4.46%) IMAP
4 5 (4.46%) iSCSI
4 5 (4.46%) MRTG
4 5 (4.46%) SMTP
4 5 (4.46%) SNMP
5 2 (1.79%) Internet
5 2 (1.79%) SAN
6 1 (0.89%) Broadband
6 1 (0.89%) Firewall
6 1 (0.89%) NAS
6 1 (0.89%) OpenLDAP
6 1 (0.89%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 51 (45.54%) MySQL
2 11 (9.82%) SQL Server
3 8 (7.14%) MongoDB
4 7 (6.25%) PostgreSQL
5 4 (3.57%) Couchbase
5 4 (3.57%) phpMyAdmin
5 4 (3.57%) Relational Database
6 3 (2.68%) Amazon RDS
6 3 (2.68%) Redis
6 3 (2.68%) SQL Server 2008
7 1 (0.89%) NoSQL
7 1 (0.89%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 22 (19.64%) Git (software)
2 19 (16.96%) Jenkins
3 8 (7.14%) Cucumber
4 6 (5.36%) PhantomJS
5 4 (3.57%) JIRA
5 4 (3.57%) Vagrant
6 3 (2.68%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 3 (2.68%) Mercurial
6 3 (2.68%) Subversion
7 2 (1.79%) GitLab
7 2 (1.79%) Grunt
7 2 (1.79%) gulp
8 1 (0.89%) JMeter
8 1 (0.89%) Octopus Deploy
8 1 (0.89%) PHPUnit
8 1 (0.89%) Selenium
8 1 (0.89%) TeamCity
8 1 (0.89%) Xcode
General
1 3 (2.68%) Finance
1 3 (2.68%) Games
1 3 (2.68%) Marketing
1 3 (2.68%) Publishing
2 2 (1.79%) Manufacturing
2 2 (1.79%) Retail
3 1 (0.89%) Legal
3 1 (0.89%) Pharmaceutical
3 1 (0.89%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 78 (69.64%) Developer
2 52 (46.43%) PHP Developer
3 12 (10.71%) Magento Developer
4 10 (8.93%) Linux Engineer
5 9 (8.04%) MySQL Developer
5 9 (8.04%) PHP MySQL Developer
6 8 (7.14%) PHP Magento Developer
7 7 (6.25%) DevOps Engineer
7 7 (6.25%) Systems Engineer
8 6 (5.36%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
8 6 (5.36%) HTML Developer
8 6 (5.36%) LAMP Developer
8 6 (5.36%) PHP LAMP Developer
8 6 (5.36%) Web Developer
8 6 (5.36%) WordPress Developer
9 5 (4.46%) JavaScript Developer
9 5 (4.46%) Linux Systems Engineer
9 5 (4.46%) PHP Web Developer
10 4 (3.57%) HTML CSS Developer
10 4 (3.57%) Senior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 52 (46.43%) HTML
2 49 (43.75%) CSS
3 17 (15.18%) LAMP
4 16 (14.29%) jQuery
5 14 (12.50%) HTML5
6 12 (10.71%) CSS3
6 12 (10.71%) Sass
7 10 (8.93%) .NET
7 10 (8.93%) AngularJS
8 9 (8.04%) Node.js
8 9 (8.04%) Web Services
9 8 (7.14%) JSON
9 8 (7.14%) RESTful
10 7 (6.25%) ASP.NET
10 7 (6.25%) Zend Framework
11 6 (5.36%) React
12 5 (4.46%) Ajax
12 5 (4.46%) CakePHP
12 5 (4.46%) Memcached
13 4 (3.57%) Symfony
Miscellaneous
1 10 (8.93%) User Experience
2 9 (8.04%) Analytical Skills
3 7 (6.25%) Data Centre
3 7 (6.25%) Digital Media
4 3 (2.68%) Interactive TV
4 3 (2.68%) MHEG
4 3 (2.68%) Mobile App
4 3 (2.68%) SCADA
5 2 (1.79%) Computer Science
5 2 (1.79%) Data Structures
5 2 (1.79%) IPTV
6 1 (0.89%) BBC
6 1 (0.89%) BYOD
6 1 (0.89%) EMC VNX
6 1 (0.89%) iPad
6 1 (0.89%) iPhone
6 1 (0.89%) New Media
6 1 (0.89%) Private Cloud
6 1 (0.89%) Public Cloud
6 1 (0.89%) Video on Demand
Operating Systems
1 33 (29.46%) Linux
2 8 (7.14%) CentOS
3 6 (5.36%) Unix
4 5 (4.46%) Debian
4 5 (4.46%) Ubuntu
5 4 (3.57%) Windows
6 3 (2.68%) Apple iOS
6 3 (2.68%) Windows Server
6 3 (2.68%) Windows Server 2008
7 2 (1.79%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 1 (0.89%) Android
8 1 (0.89%) Solaris
8 1 (0.89%) SUSE
8 1 (0.89%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (25.89%) Agile Software Development
2 24 (21.43%) Web Development
3 16 (14.29%) MVC
3 16 (14.29%) OO
3 16 (14.29%) TDD
4 14 (12.50%) E-Commerce
5 13 (11.61%) OOP
6 10 (8.93%) Front End Development
7 9 (8.04%) Web Design
8 8 (7.14%) Continuous Integration
8 8 (7.14%) DevOps
8 8 (7.14%) OOD
8 8 (7.14%) Scrum
9 7 (6.25%) BDD
9 7 (6.25%) CRM
9 7 (6.25%) ERP
9 7 (6.25%) Software Engineering
10 5 (4.46%) Migration
10 5 (4.46%) Open Source
10 5 (4.46%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 48 (42.86%) JavaScript
2 19 (16.96%) Java
3 16 (14.29%) Perl
4 14 (12.50%) Bash Shell
5 13 (11.61%) Ruby
6 11 (9.82%) Python
7 8 (7.14%) SQL
8 7 (6.25%) C#
8 7 (6.25%) C++
9 5 (4.46%) C
9 5 (4.46%) Korn
9 5 (4.46%) Shell Script
10 3 (2.68%) ActionScript
10 3 (2.68%) PHP 5
11 2 (1.79%) TypeScript
11 2 (1.79%) VB.NET
12 1 (0.89%) Apple Swift
12 1 (0.89%) Objective-C
12 1 (0.89%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 2 (1.79%) Degree
2 1 (0.89%) ISEB
2 1 (0.89%) ISTQB
2 1 (0.89%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (8.04%) QA
System Software
1 10 (8.93%) iptables
1 10 (8.93%) Squid
2 7 (6.25%) Varnish
3 6 (5.36%) VMware Infrastructure
4 5 (4.46%) Dovecot
4 5 (4.46%) KVM
4 5 (4.46%) Postfix
4 5 (4.46%) Sendmail
5 1 (0.89%) Active Directory
5 1 (0.89%) Ceph
5 1 (0.89%) NDS
5 1 (0.89%) NetIQ eDirectory
5 1 (0.89%) NFS
5 1 (0.89%) Shibboleth
5 1 (0.89%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 15 (13.39%) Nagios
2 10 (8.93%) Puppet
3 5 (4.46%) Cacti
3 5 (4.46%) HAProxy
3 5 (4.46%) OpenNebula
3 5 (4.46%) Opscode Chef
4 4 (3.57%) Wonderware InTouch
5 3 (2.68%) Ansible
5 3 (2.68%) Packer
6 1 (0.89%) EMC VPLEX
6 1 (0.89%) Oracle ZFS
Vendors
1 10 (8.93%) Zend
2 7 (6.25%) Red Hat
3 6 (5.36%) VMware
4 5 (4.46%) Adobe
4 5 (4.46%) Wonderware
5 3 (2.68%) New Relic
5 3 (2.68%) OpenTV
5 3 (2.68%) Rockwell
5 3 (2.68%) SaltStack
5 3 (2.68%) Siemens
6 2 (1.79%) Cisco
6 2 (1.79%) DoubleClick
6 2 (1.79%) Google
6 2 (1.79%) Microsoft
7 1 (0.89%) EMC
7 1 (0.89%) Isilon
7 1 (0.89%) NetIQ
7 1 (0.89%) Novell
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