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 24 February 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
24 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
PHP
North West / Manchester
Rank 52 61 42
Rank change year-on-year
+9 -19
Contract jobs citing PHP 39 42 48
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 2.88% 2.33% 3.21%
As % of the Programming Languages category 6.62% 6.02% 8.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 25 34
Median daily rate £320 £363 £318
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-11.72% +14.17%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £215 £258
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £565 £350
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £17.30 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £31.00 £35.50 £19.50
% change year-on-year
-12.67% +82.05%

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
589 698 535
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 43.57% 38.69% 35.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 404 420 368
Median daily rate £375 £370 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.35% +5.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £294 £284 £272
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £484
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 20 8
Median hourly rate £37.50 £29.00 £27.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+29.31% +5.45%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.19 £14.00 £19.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £40.00 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.50 £40.00 £35.50
% change year-on-year
+3.75% +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 24 February 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 24 February 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
Stockport +7 1 £300 -17.24% 1
Salford -13 1 - - 1
PHP
North West

PHP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 24 February 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 55 (51.89%) MySQL
2 48 (45.28%) HTML
3 44 (41.51%) CSS
4 43 (40.57%) JavaScript
5 27 (25.47%) Agile Software Development
6 25 (23.58%) Linux
7 23 (21.70%) Git (software)
8 20 (18.87%) LAMP
9 18 (16.98%) OO
10 17 (16.04%) MVC
11 16 (15.09%) Java
12 15 (14.15%) WordPress
12 15 (14.15%) Magento
13 14 (13.21%) HTML5
13 14 (13.21%) TDD
13 14 (13.21%) Jenkins
14 13 (12.26%) Apache
14 13 (12.26%) E-Commerce
14 13 (12.26%) OOP
14 13 (12.26%) Web Development
15 12 (11.32%) CSS3
15 12 (11.32%) Amazon AWS
16 11 (10.38%) AngularJS
16 11 (10.38%) Bash Shell
17 10 (9.43%) Zend
17 10 (9.43%) jQuery
17 10 (9.43%) Web Services
17 10 (9.43%) Ruby
18 9 (8.49%) Perl
18 9 (8.49%) 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 (14.15%) WordPress
2 13 (12.26%) Apache
3 8 (7.55%) Drupal
4 5 (4.72%) CMS
5 4 (3.77%) nginx
6 3 (2.83%) Confluence
6 3 (2.83%) IIS
6 3 (2.83%) OpenStack
6 3 (2.83%) Tomcat
7 2 (1.89%) Elasticsearch
7 2 (1.89%) SAS
8 1 (0.94%) Joomla!
8 1 (0.94%) SharePoint
8 1 (0.94%) SharePoint 2013
8 1 (0.94%) SilverStripe
Applications
1 8 (7.55%) Adobe Creative Suite
1 8 (7.55%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 15 (14.15%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 12 (11.32%) Amazon AWS
2 8 (7.55%) SaaS
3 6 (5.66%) Cloud Computing
4 4 (3.77%) Amazon EC2
4 4 (3.77%) GitHub
4 4 (3.77%) Google Analytics
5 3 (2.83%) Amazon ElastiCache
5 3 (2.83%) Amazon ELB
5 3 (2.83%) Amazon S3
5 3 (2.83%) AWS CloudFormation
5 3 (2.83%) CloudFront
5 3 (2.83%) Microsoft Azure
6 2 (1.89%) PaaS
7 1 (0.94%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 7 (6.60%) DNS
2 6 (5.66%) LDAP
3 3 (2.83%) Network Security
4 2 (1.89%) DHCP
4 2 (1.89%) Fibre Channel
4 2 (1.89%) HTTP
4 2 (1.89%) IMAP
4 2 (1.89%) Internet
4 2 (1.89%) iSCSI
4 2 (1.89%) MRTG
4 2 (1.89%) SAN
4 2 (1.89%) SMTP
5 1 (0.94%) Broadband
5 1 (0.94%) Firewall
5 1 (0.94%) NAS
5 1 (0.94%) OpenLDAP
5 1 (0.94%) SNMP
5 1 (0.94%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 55 (51.89%) MySQL
2 9 (8.49%) SQL Server
3 8 (7.55%) MongoDB
4 7 (6.60%) PostgreSQL
5 4 (3.77%) Couchbase
5 4 (3.77%) Relational Database
6 3 (2.83%) Amazon RDS
6 3 (2.83%) phpMyAdmin
6 3 (2.83%) Redis
6 3 (2.83%) SQL Server 2008
7 1 (0.94%) NoSQL
7 1 (0.94%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 23 (21.70%) Git (software)
2 14 (13.21%) Jenkins
3 7 (6.60%) Cucumber
4 5 (4.72%) Vagrant
5 4 (3.77%) JIRA
5 4 (3.77%) PhantomJS
6 3 (2.83%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 3 (2.83%) JMeter
6 3 (2.83%) Mercurial
6 3 (2.83%) Selenium
6 3 (2.83%) Subversion
7 2 (1.89%) Bitbucket
7 2 (1.89%) GitLab
8 1 (0.94%) Jasmine
8 1 (0.94%) Karma Test Runner
8 1 (0.94%) Mocha
8 1 (0.94%) PHPUnit
General
1 4 (3.77%) Finance
2 2 (1.89%) Games
2 2 (1.89%) Manufacturing
2 2 (1.89%) Marketing
2 2 (1.89%) Retail
3 1 (0.94%) Legal
3 1 (0.94%) Pharmaceutical
3 1 (0.94%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 78 (73.58%) Developer
2 55 (51.89%) PHP Developer
3 13 (12.26%) MySQL Developer
3 13 (12.26%) PHP MySQL Developer
4 12 (11.32%) Magento Developer
5 8 (7.55%) PHP Magento Developer
5 8 (7.55%) WordPress Developer
6 7 (6.60%) LAMP Developer
6 7 (6.60%) Linux Engineer
7 6 (5.66%) PHP LAMP Developer
7 6 (5.66%) Systems Engineer
8 5 (4.72%) DevOps Engineer
8 5 (4.72%) JavaScript Developer
8 5 (4.72%) Linux Systems Engineer
9 4 (3.77%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
9 4 (3.77%) HTML Developer
9 4 (3.77%) Senior Developer
9 4 (3.77%) Software Engineer
9 4 (3.77%) Web Developer
10 3 (2.83%) Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 48 (45.28%) HTML
2 44 (41.51%) CSS
3 20 (18.87%) LAMP
4 14 (13.21%) HTML5
5 12 (11.32%) CSS3
6 11 (10.38%) AngularJS
7 10 (9.43%) jQuery
7 10 (9.43%) Web Services
8 8 (7.55%) .NET
8 8 (7.55%) Laravel
8 8 (7.55%) Node.js
8 8 (7.55%) RESTful
8 8 (7.55%) Sass
9 7 (6.60%) Zend Framework
10 6 (5.66%) ASP.NET
10 6 (5.66%) React
11 5 (4.72%) Elastic Stack
11 5 (4.72%) JSON
11 5 (4.72%) Memcached
11 5 (4.72%) Symfony
Miscellaneous
1 7 (6.60%) Analytical Skills
1 7 (6.60%) Data Centre
1 7 (6.60%) User Experience
2 4 (3.77%) Mobile App
3 3 (2.83%) Digital Media
3 3 (2.83%) Interactive TV
3 3 (2.83%) Linux Command Line
3 3 (2.83%) MHEG
4 2 (1.89%) Data Structures
4 2 (1.89%) IPTV
5 1 (0.94%) BYOD
5 1 (0.94%) Computer Science
5 1 (0.94%) EMC VNX
5 1 (0.94%) New Media
5 1 (0.94%) Private Cloud
5 1 (0.94%) Public Cloud
5 1 (0.94%) Replication
5 1 (0.94%) SCADA
5 1 (0.94%) Social Media
5 1 (0.94%) Video on Demand
Operating Systems
1 25 (23.58%) Linux
2 6 (5.66%) CentOS
3 3 (2.83%) Apple iOS
3 3 (2.83%) Unix
3 3 (2.83%) Windows
3 3 (2.83%) Windows Server
3 3 (2.83%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (1.89%) Debian
4 2 (1.89%) Ubuntu
5 1 (0.94%) Android
5 1 (0.94%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (25.47%) Agile Software Development
2 18 (16.98%) OO
3 17 (16.04%) MVC
4 14 (13.21%) TDD
5 13 (12.26%) E-Commerce
5 13 (12.26%) OOP
5 13 (12.26%) Web Development
6 8 (7.55%) OOD
6 8 (7.55%) Scrum
6 8 (7.55%) Web Design
7 7 (6.60%) Analytics
7 7 (6.60%) BDD
7 7 (6.60%) Front End Development
7 7 (6.60%) Software Engineering
8 6 (5.66%) Continuous Integration
8 6 (5.66%) OO PHP
9 5 (4.72%) DevOps
9 5 (4.72%) High Availability
9 5 (4.72%) Migration
9 5 (4.72%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 43 (40.57%) JavaScript
2 16 (15.09%) Java
3 11 (10.38%) Bash Shell
4 10 (9.43%) Ruby
5 9 (8.49%) Perl
6 7 (6.60%) Python
7 6 (5.66%) C#
7 6 (5.66%) SQL
8 4 (3.77%) C++
9 3 (2.83%) ActionScript
9 3 (2.83%) PHP 5
10 2 (1.89%) C
10 2 (1.89%) Korn
10 2 (1.89%) Shell Script
10 2 (1.89%) TypeScript
11 1 (0.94%) Objective-C
11 1 (0.94%) Scala
11 1 (0.94%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 1 (0.94%) Degree
1 1 (0.94%) ISEB
1 1 (0.94%) ISTQB
1 1 (0.94%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (6.60%) QA
System Software
1 7 (6.60%) iptables
1 7 (6.60%) Squid
1 7 (6.60%) Varnish
2 5 (4.72%) Postfix
3 3 (2.83%) Docker
3 3 (2.83%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (1.89%) Dovecot
4 2 (1.89%) KVM
4 2 (1.89%) Sendmail
5 1 (0.94%) Active Directory
5 1 (0.94%) NDS
5 1 (0.94%) NetIQ eDirectory
5 1 (0.94%) NFS
5 1 (0.94%) Shibboleth
Systems Management
1 9 (8.49%) Puppet
2 8 (7.55%) Nagios
3 6 (5.66%) Opscode Chef
4 5 (4.72%) Ansible
5 3 (2.83%) Packer
6 2 (1.89%) Cacti
6 2 (1.89%) HAProxy
6 2 (1.89%) Kibana
6 2 (1.89%) logstash
6 2 (1.89%) OpenNebula
7 1 (0.94%) EMC VPLEX
7 1 (0.94%) Kubernetes
7 1 (0.94%) Wonderware InTouch
Vendors
1 10 (9.43%) Zend
2 8 (7.55%) Adobe
3 4 (3.77%) Google
3 4 (3.77%) VMware
4 3 (2.83%) New Relic
4 3 (2.83%) OpenTV
4 3 (2.83%) Red Hat
4 3 (2.83%) SaltStack
5 2 (1.89%) DoubleClick
5 2 (1.89%) Microsoft
5 2 (1.89%) Splunk
6 1 (0.94%) Cisco
6 1 (0.94%) EMC
6 1 (0.94%) Isilon
6 1 (0.94%) NetIQ
6 1 (0.94%) Novell
6 1 (0.94%) Rockwell
6 1 (0.94%) Siemens
6 1 (0.94%) Wonderware
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