The first table below looks at the demand for PHP skills in IT contracts advertised for the Manchester region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited PHP over the 3 months to 28 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Programming Languages category for the Manchester region.

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.

Location
3 months to
28 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
PHP
Rank 54 44 41
Rank change year-on-year
-10 -3
Contract jobs citing PHP 29 34 54
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 2.35% 3.00% 3.88%
As % of the Programming Languages category 6.52% 8.81% 9.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 21 39
Average daily rate
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£325 £275 £250
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+18.18% +10.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £205 £190
10% offered a daily rate of more than £420 £350 £305
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £275 £275
% change year-on-year
+18.18% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 3
Average hourly rate - £13.61 £17.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -19.94%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £31.00 £22.66 £18.00
% change year-on-year
+36.80% +25.88%
Programming Languages Category
Manchester
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
445 386 575
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 36.00% 34.10% 41.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 277 219 283
Average daily rate £325 £310 £286
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.83% +8.29%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £248 £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £425 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 12 42
Average hourly rate £18.75 £21.00 £26.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.71% -19.23%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £13.61 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.25 £40.00 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £35.00
PHP
North West

PHP
Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing PHP across the Manchester region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 28 July 2014.

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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing PHP within the Manchester region over the 3 months to 28 July 2014. 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
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statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Stockport - 3 £285 - 3
Cheadle - 1 £225 -
Sale - - - -
Bolton - - - -
Bury - - - - 2
Wigan - - - - 2
PHP
North West

PHP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 28 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Manchester region citing PHP also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited PHP.

1 35 (58.33%) HTML
2 34 (56.67%) CSS
3 31 (51.67%) JavaScript
4 26 (43.33%) MySQL
5 18 (30.00%) jQuery
6 17 (28.33%) E-Commerce
7 14 (23.33%) WordPress
8 12 (20.00%) Python
8 12 (20.00%) SQL
9 11 (18.33%) Magento
9 11 (18.33%) HTML5
9 11 (18.33%) Zend
10 10 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
10 10 (16.67%) CSS3
10 10 (16.67%) Apache
11 9 (15.00%) Linux
11 9 (15.00%) OO
11 9 (15.00%) CMS
11 9 (15.00%) Scala
11 9 (15.00%) TDD
11 9 (15.00%) Drupal
12 8 (13.33%) Puppet
12 8 (13.33%) Perl
12 8 (13.33%) DevOps
13 7 (11.67%) Sass
13 7 (11.67%) Twitter Bootstrap
13 7 (11.67%) Java
13 7 (11.67%) OOP
13 7 (11.67%) Web Services
13 7 (11.67%) Adobe Illustrator

PHP
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 28 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Manchester region citing PHP also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited PHP. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 14 (23.33%) WordPress
2 10 (16.67%) Apache
3 9 (15.00%) CMS
3 9 (15.00%) Drupal
4 1 (1.67%) SAS
4 1 (1.67%) Oracle HTTP Server
Applications
1 7 (11.67%) Adobe Illustrator
2 4 (6.67%) Photoshop
3 1 (1.67%) CorelDRAW
Business Applications
1 11 (18.33%) Magento
2 1 (1.67%) WebTrends
2 1 (1.67%) Oracle CRM
2 1 (1.67%) Oracle ERP
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.67%) PaaS
1 1 (1.67%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.67%) LAN
1 1 (1.67%) WAN
1 1 (1.67%) HTTP
1 1 (1.67%) Internet
1 1 (1.67%) PABX
1 1 (1.67%) Modbus
Database & Business Intelligence
1 26 (43.33%) MySQL
2 5 (8.33%) SQL Server
3 3 (5.00%) NoSQL
4 1 (1.67%) MariaDB
4 1 (1.67%) Oracle Database
4 1 (1.67%) Relational Database
4 1 (1.67%) Base SAS
4 1 (1.67%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 3 (5.00%) Git (software)
2 2 (3.33%) Subversion
3 1 (1.67%) Dreamweaver
3 1 (1.67%) Jenkins
General
1 3 (5.00%) Finance
1 3 (5.00%) Retail
2 2 (3.33%) Marketing
3 1 (1.67%) Games
3 1 (1.67%) Banking
Job Titles
1 46 (76.67%) Developer
2 23 (38.33%) PHP Developer
3 8 (13.33%) Front-End Developer
4 7 (11.67%) DevOps Engineer
4 7 (11.67%) Web Developer
5 6 (10.00%) Drupal Developer
6 5 (8.33%) UI Developer
6 5 (8.33%) Front-End Web Developer
6 5 (8.33%) PHP MySQL Developer
6 5 (8.33%) UI Programmer
7 4 (6.67%) Magento Developer
8 2 (3.33%) Analyst
9 1 (1.67%) SAS Analyst
9 1 (1.67%) JavaScript Developer
9 1 (1.67%) Integration Tester
9 1 (1.67%) Consultant
9 1 (1.67%) Senior Developer
9 1 (1.67%) Java Developer
9 1 (1.67%) Systems Tester
9 1 (1.67%) Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 35 (58.33%) HTML
2 34 (56.67%) CSS
3 18 (30.00%) jQuery
4 11 (18.33%) HTML5
5 10 (16.67%) CSS3
6 7 (11.67%) Sass
6 7 (11.67%) Twitter Bootstrap
6 7 (11.67%) Web Services
7 6 (10.00%) XHTML
7 6 (10.00%) JSON
8 5 (8.33%) Ajax
8 5 (8.33%) Zend Framework
9 4 (6.67%) LAMP
9 4 (6.67%) .NET
10 3 (5.00%) XML
10 3 (5.00%) CodeIgniter
10 3 (5.00%) LESS
11 2 (3.33%) CakePHP
11 2 (3.33%) RESTful
11 2 (3.33%) Laravel
Miscellaneous
1 4 (6.67%) Open Source
2 3 (5.00%) Telematics
3 2 (3.33%) Blackberry
3 2 (3.33%) Mobile App
4 1 (1.67%) Client/Server
4 1 (1.67%) BBC
4 1 (1.67%) Interactive TV
4 1 (1.67%) IPTV
4 1 (1.67%) CCTV
4 1 (1.67%) SCADA
4 1 (1.67%) Computer Science
4 1 (1.67%) MHEG
4 1 (1.67%) New Media
Operating Systems
1 9 (15.00%) Linux
2 1 (1.67%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (28.33%) E-Commerce
2 10 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
3 9 (15.00%) TDD
3 9 (15.00%) OO
4 8 (13.33%) DevOps
5 7 (11.67%) Web Development
5 7 (11.67%) OOP
5 7 (11.67%) Content Management
6 6 (10.00%) SEO
7 5 (8.33%) MVC
7 5 (8.33%) Configuration Management
7 5 (8.33%) Continuous Integration
7 5 (8.33%) Responsive Web Design
7 5 (8.33%) OO PHP
8 3 (5.00%) BDD
9 2 (3.33%) Unit Testing
9 2 (3.33%) CRM
9 2 (3.33%) Scrum
10 1 (1.67%) Web Design
10 1 (1.67%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 31 (51.67%) JavaScript
2 12 (20.00%) SQL
2 12 (20.00%) Python
3 9 (15.00%) Scala
4 8 (13.33%) Perl
5 7 (11.67%) Java
6 5 (8.33%) Ruby
7 4 (6.67%) C#
7 4 (6.67%) C++
8 3 (5.00%) PHP5
9 1 (1.67%) ActionScript
Qualifications
1 2 (3.33%) Degree
2 1 (1.67%) Chartered Engineer
System Software
1 2 (3.33%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 8 (13.33%) Puppet
2 6 (10.00%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (1.67%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 11 (18.33%) Zend
2 7 (11.67%) Adobe
3 5 (8.33%) Twitter
4 2 (3.33%) VMware
4 2 (3.33%) Oracle
4 2 (3.33%) Sony
5 1 (1.67%) OpenTV
5 1 (1.67%) SAP
5 1 (1.67%) HP
5 1 (1.67%) JD Edwards
5 1 (1.67%) Salesforce.com
5 1 (1.67%) Facebook
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