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 29 July 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
29 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
PHP
Rank 52 68 54
Rank change year-on-year
+16 -14
Contract jobs citing PHP 50 31 28
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 2.70% 1.91% 2.23%
As % of the Programming Languages category 7.79% 5.85% 6.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 39 23 23
Median daily rate £326 £300 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.50% -7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £222 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £350 £420
UK excluding London median daily rate £325 £320 £325
% change year-on-year
+1.56% -1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Median hourly rate £21.25 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.00 £25.00 £30.50
% change year-on-year
-36.00% -18.03%
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
642 530 443
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 34.67% 32.62% 35.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 442 351 275
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 £281 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £355 £350
% change year-on-year
+5.63% +1.42%
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 12 16
Median hourly rate £28.50 £25.75 £18.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+10.67% +37.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.00 £13.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £40.00 £41.25
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £37.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%

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 29 July 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 29 July 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 - 1 £400 - 2
Stockport - 1 £326 - 3
PHP
North West

PHP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 29 July 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 93 (72.09%) JavaScript
2 64 (49.61%) CSS
3 61 (47.29%) HTML
4 46 (35.66%) Web Development
5 43 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
5 43 (33.33%) Java
6 38 (29.46%) MySQL
7 35 (27.13%) CRM
7 35 (27.13%) ERP
7 35 (27.13%) Digital Media
8 34 (26.36%) Network Security
9 31 (24.03%) HTML5
10 28 (21.71%) E-Commerce
11 25 (19.38%) TDD
12 24 (18.60%) Magento
12 24 (18.60%) Front End Development
13 22 (17.05%) CSS3
14 21 (16.28%) Node.js
14 21 (16.28%) BDD
15 20 (15.50%) jQuery
16 17 (13.18%) Git (software)
17 16 (12.40%) .NET
17 16 (12.40%) CMS
18 15 (11.63%) SQL
18 15 (11.63%) Ruby
19 14 (10.85%) React
19 14 (10.85%) C#
19 14 (10.85%) Linux
20 13 (10.08%) Python
21 11 (8.53%) 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 16 (12.40%) CMS
2 11 (8.53%) WordPress
3 7 (5.43%) Apache
3 7 (5.43%) Drupal
4 4 (3.10%) SharePoint
5 3 (2.33%) ArcGIS
5 3 (2.33%) GeoServer
5 3 (2.33%) OpenStack
5 3 (2.33%) Tomcat
6 2 (1.55%) IIS
6 2 (1.55%) SAS
6 2 (1.55%) SharePoint 2010
6 2 (1.55%) SharePoint 2013
7 1 (0.78%) Exchange Server 2010
7 1 (0.78%) ExpressionEngine
7 1 (0.78%) Joomla!
7 1 (0.78%) MS Exchange
7 1 (0.78%) WebSphere
Applications
1 6 (4.65%) MS Office
1 6 (4.65%) Photoshop
2 4 (3.10%) Adobe Illustrator
2 4 (3.10%) Fireworks
3 3 (2.33%) MS Excel
4 2 (1.55%) Adobe Creative Suite
Business Applications
1 24 (18.60%) Magento
2 1 (0.78%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.78%) Salesforce.com CRM
Cloud Services
1 4 (3.10%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (2.33%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (1.55%) Amazon ElastiCache
3 2 (1.55%) GitHub
3 2 (1.55%) Office 365
4 1 (0.78%) Sage Pay
Communications & Networking
1 34 (26.36%) Network Security
2 4 (3.10%) DNS
2 4 (3.10%) HTTP
3 3 (2.33%) MRTG
4 2 (1.55%) DHCP
4 2 (1.55%) Fibre Channel
4 2 (1.55%) IMAP
4 2 (1.55%) iSCSI
4 2 (1.55%) SMTP
5 1 (0.78%) Intranet
5 1 (0.78%) LDAP
5 1 (0.78%) NAS
5 1 (0.78%) SAN
5 1 (0.78%) SMS
5 1 (0.78%) TETRA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 38 (29.46%) MySQL
2 7 (5.43%) SQL Server
3 6 (4.65%) NoSQL
4 4 (3.10%) MongoDB
4 4 (3.10%) Relational Database
5 3 (2.33%) GIS
5 3 (2.33%) Redis
5 3 (2.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 2 (1.55%) PostgreSQL
6 2 (1.55%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 1 (0.78%) Couchbase
7 1 (0.78%) Data Warehouse
7 1 (0.78%) Hazelcast
7 1 (0.78%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 17 (13.18%) Git (software)
2 11 (8.53%) JIRA
3 7 (5.43%) Jenkins
4 4 (3.10%) Subversion
5 3 (2.33%) Dreamweaver
5 3 (2.33%) Maven
5 3 (2.33%) Selenium
6 2 (1.55%) gulp
6 2 (1.55%) Xcode
7 1 (0.78%) Axure RP
7 1 (0.78%) Cucumber
7 1 (0.78%) Grunt
7 1 (0.78%) PhpStorm
7 1 (0.78%) WebDriver
General
1 8 (6.20%) Marketing
2 7 (5.43%) Finance
3 5 (3.88%) Retail
4 4 (3.10%) Telecoms
5 2 (1.55%) Advertising
5 2 (1.55%) Billing
6 1 (0.78%) Back Office
6 1 (0.78%) Games
Job Titles
1 86 (66.67%) Developer
2 36 (27.91%) PHP Developer
3 18 (13.95%) JavaScript Developer
4 15 (11.63%) Magento Developer
5 14 (10.85%) HTML Developer
6 13 (10.08%) HTML CSS Developer
7 10 (7.75%) Analyst
7 10 (7.75%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
8 8 (6.20%) Node.js Developer
9 7 (5.43%) PHP Magento Developer
10 6 (4.65%) Architect
11 5 (3.88%) CMS Developer
11 5 (3.88%) Java Developer
12 4 (3.10%) .NET Developer
12 4 (3.10%) Consultant
12 4 (3.10%) Designer
12 4 (3.10%) MySQL Developer
12 4 (3.10%) PHP MySQL Developer
12 4 (3.10%) Web Designer
12 4 (3.10%) WordPress Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 64 (49.61%) CSS
2 61 (47.29%) HTML
3 31 (24.03%) HTML5
4 22 (17.05%) CSS3
5 21 (16.28%) Node.js
6 20 (15.50%) jQuery
7 16 (12.40%) .NET
8 14 (10.85%) React
9 11 (8.53%) XML
10 10 (7.75%) AngularJS
10 10 (7.75%) Web Services
11 7 (5.43%) LAMP
11 7 (5.43%) Laravel
12 6 (4.65%) RESTful
13 4 (3.10%) Ajax
13 4 (3.10%) JSON
13 4 (3.10%) REST
13 4 (3.10%) Twitter Bootstrap
14 3 (2.33%) ASP.NET Web API
14 3 (2.33%) Ruby on Rails
Miscellaneous
1 35 (27.13%) Digital Media
2 11 (8.53%) User Experience
3 4 (3.10%) Computer Science
4 3 (2.33%) Inversion of Control
4 3 (2.33%) Mobile App
5 2 (1.55%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (1.55%) Driving Licence
5 2 (1.55%) NHS
6 1 (0.78%) Enterprise Software
6 1 (0.78%) Management Information System
6 1 (0.78%) Social Media
6 1 (0.78%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 14 (10.85%) Linux
2 7 (5.43%) Windows
3 4 (3.10%) Ubuntu
4 3 (2.33%) Apple iOS
4 3 (2.33%) CentOS
4 3 (2.33%) Debian
5 2 (1.55%) Mac OS
5 2 (1.55%) Unix
5 2 (1.55%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (0.78%) AIX
6 1 (0.78%) Solaris
6 1 (0.78%) Windows 7
6 1 (0.78%) Windows 8
6 1 (0.78%) Windows Mobile
6 1 (0.78%) Windows Server
6 1 (0.78%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 46 (35.66%) Web Development
2 43 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
3 35 (27.13%) CRM
3 35 (27.13%) ERP
4 28 (21.71%) E-Commerce
5 25 (19.38%) TDD
6 24 (18.60%) Front End Development
7 21 (16.28%) BDD
8 10 (7.75%) MVC
8 10 (7.75%) Scrum
9 9 (6.98%) OO
10 8 (6.20%) Continuous Integration
11 7 (5.43%) Content Management
11 7 (5.43%) DevOps
11 7 (5.43%) Software Engineering
12 6 (4.65%) Integration Testing
12 6 (4.65%) Open Source
12 6 (4.65%) Project Management
12 6 (4.65%) Web Design
13 5 (3.88%) Responsive Web Design
Programming Languages
1 93 (72.09%) JavaScript
2 43 (33.33%) Java
3 15 (11.63%) Ruby
3 15 (11.63%) SQL
4 14 (10.85%) C#
5 13 (10.08%) Python
6 5 (3.88%) C
6 5 (3.88%) C++
7 4 (3.10%) Bash Shell
7 4 (3.10%) Perl
8 3 (2.33%) Korn
8 3 (2.33%) Shell Script
8 3 (2.33%) T-SQL
9 2 (1.55%) Go
9 2 (1.55%) Objective-C
9 2 (1.55%) PHP 5
10 1 (0.78%) Apple Swift
10 1 (0.78%) PHP 4
10 1 (0.78%) VB.NET
10 1 (0.78%) XAML
Qualifications
1 7 (5.43%) Degree
2 4 (3.10%) ISEB
3 2 (1.55%) ISTQB
3 2 (1.55%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 2 (1.55%) PhD
4 1 (0.78%) SC Cleared
4 1 (0.78%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (3.10%) QA
System Software
1 3 (2.33%) KVM
1 3 (2.33%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (1.55%) Active Directory
2 2 (1.55%) Dovecot
2 2 (1.55%) iptables
2 2 (1.55%) Sendmail
2 2 (1.55%) Squid
3 1 (0.78%) Docker
Systems Management
1 7 (5.43%) Nagios
1 7 (5.43%) Puppet
2 4 (3.10%) SCCM
3 3 (2.33%) Cacti
3 3 (2.33%) HP SiteScope
3 3 (2.33%) OpenNebula
4 2 (1.55%) HAProxy
4 2 (1.55%) Opscode Chef
5 1 (0.78%) Ansible
5 1 (0.78%) EMC NetWorker
5 1 (0.78%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 10 (7.75%) Microsoft
2 8 (6.20%) Zend
3 4 (3.10%) VMware
4 3 (2.33%) Adobe
4 3 (2.33%) ESRI
4 3 (2.33%) Google
4 3 (2.33%) Red Hat
4 3 (2.33%) Splunk
5 2 (1.55%) Atlassian
6 1 (0.78%) Axway
6 1 (0.78%) Blue Coat
6 1 (0.78%) Cisco
6 1 (0.78%) EMC
6 1 (0.78%) Oracle
6 1 (0.78%) PayPal
6 1 (0.78%) Salesforce.com
6 1 (0.78%) Telerik
6 1 (0.78%) WorldPay
6 1 (0.78%) Xamarin
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