The table below looks at the statistics for PHP 4 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 4 over the 3 months to 1 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period in 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
1 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
PHP 4
Rank 104 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing PHP 4 1 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 0.055% - -
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.18% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 0
Average daily rate £275 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £275 £350 -
% change year-on-year
-21.42% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
PHP 4
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
562 533 502
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 30.95% 31.56% 36.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 368 326 293
Average daily rate £375 £350 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £275 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £494 £390
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £332
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +5.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 10 9
Average hourly rate £15.00 £19.00 £37.49
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-21.05% -49.31%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £38.00 £36.00 £36.50
% change year-on-year
+5.55% -1.36%

PHP 4
Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing PHP 4 across the Manchester region as a proportion of the total demand within the Programming Languages category.

PHP 4 Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

PHP 4
Daily Rate Trend in Manchester

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing PHP 4 across the Manchester region.

PHP 4 Daily Rate Trend in Manchester

PHP 4
Top 13 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 1 May 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Manchester region citing PHP 4 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 4.

1 1 (100.00%) HTML
1 1 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 1 (100.00%) PHP
1 1 (100.00%) MySQL
1 1 (100.00%) CSS
1 1 (100.00%) Linux
1 1 (100.00%) Web Development
1 1 (100.00%) PHP 5
1 1 (100.00%) jQuery
1 1 (100.00%) WordPress
1 1 (100.00%) OWASP
1 1 (100.00%) Security Hardening
1 1 (100.00%) Front End Development

PHP 4
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 1 May 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Manchester region citing PHP 4 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 4. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (100.00%) WordPress
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (100.00%) MySQL
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Developer
1 1 (100.00%) MySQL Developer
1 1 (100.00%) PHP Developer
1 1 (100.00%) PHP MySQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (100.00%) CSS
1 1 (100.00%) HTML
1 1 (100.00%) jQuery
Operating Systems
1 1 (100.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Front End Development
1 1 (100.00%) OWASP
1 1 (100.00%) Security Hardening
1 1 (100.00%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 1 (100.00%) PHP
1 1 (100.00%) PHP 5