The table below looks at the statistics for PHP5 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 PHP5 over the 3 months to 1 October 2014 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.

Location
3 months to
1 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
PHP 5
Rank 87 73 84
Rank change year-on-year
-14 +11
Contract jobs citing PHP5 2 2 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 0.15% 0.17% 0.69%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.40% 0.47% 1.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 1 8
Average daily rate
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£325 £290 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.06% -10.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £305 £290 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £345 £290 £327
UK excluding London average daily rate £313 £280 £275
% change year-on-year
+11.60% +1.81%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £31.50
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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
505 423 635
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 37.41% 35.73% 43.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 341 261 316
Average daily rate £325 £325 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +8.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £443 £400 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 5 31
Average hourly rate £21.00 £35.00 £25.73
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-40.00% +36.02%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.90 £22.02 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.75 £35.00 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £33.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+4.47% -4.28%

PHP5
Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing PHP5 across the Manchester region as a proportion of the total demand within the Programming Languages category.

PHP5 Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

PHP5
Daily Rate Trend in Manchester

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing PHP5 across the Manchester region.

PHP5 Daily Rate Trend in Manchester

PHP5
Hourly Rate Trend in Manchester

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing PHP5 across the Manchester region.

PHP5 Hourly Rate Trend in Manchester

PHP5
Top 24 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 1 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Manchester region citing PHP5 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 PHP5.

1 3 (100.00%) OO
1 3 (100.00%) CSS
1 3 (100.00%) HTML
1 3 (100.00%) PHP
1 3 (100.00%) OO PHP
2 2 (66.67%) MySQL
2 2 (66.67%) jQuery
2 2 (66.67%) OOP
2 2 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (66.67%) TDD
2 2 (66.67%) Ajax
3 1 (33.33%) Derivative
3 1 (33.33%) Zend
3 1 (33.33%) UNIX
3 1 (33.33%) Windows
3 1 (33.33%) Linux
3 1 (33.33%) CRM
3 1 (33.33%) E-Commerce
3 1 (33.33%) Red Hat
3 1 (33.33%) Salesforce.com
3 1 (33.33%) LAMP
3 1 (33.33%) Kanban
3 1 (33.33%) WordPress
3 1 (33.33%) User Experience

PHP5
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 1 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Manchester region citing PHP5 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 PHP5. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (33.33%) WordPress
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (66.67%) MySQL
Job Titles
1 1 (33.33%) Developer
1 1 (33.33%) PHP Developer
1 1 (33.33%) Salesforce.com Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (100.00%) CSS
1 3 (100.00%) HTML
2 2 (66.67%) jQuery
2 2 (66.67%) Ajax
3 1 (33.33%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) Derivative
1 1 (33.33%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 1 (33.33%) UNIX
1 1 (33.33%) Windows
1 1 (33.33%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (100.00%) OO
1 3 (100.00%) OO PHP
2 2 (66.67%) OOP
2 2 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (66.67%) TDD
3 1 (33.33%) CRM
3 1 (33.33%) E-Commerce
3 1 (33.33%) Kanban
Programming Languages
1 3 (100.00%) PHP
Vendors
1 1 (33.33%) Zend
1 1 (33.33%) Red Hat
1 1 (33.33%) Salesforce.com