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 23 January 2015 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
23 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
PHP 5
Rank 83 82 71
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -11
Contract jobs citing PHP5 2 1 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 0.14% 0.091% 0.58%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.39% 0.23% 1.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 1 4
Average daily rate
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£324 £225 £250
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+43.88% -10.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £319 £225 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £329 £225 £300
UK excluding London average daily rate £321 £300 £300
% change year-on-year
+7.08% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.35 £32.50 -
% change year-on-year
-31.23% -
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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
514 441 464
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 36.74% 39.95% 45.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 355 279 271
Average daily rate £330 £330 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £208 £219
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £416 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 9 14
Average hourly rate £24.00 £31.00 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-22.58% -4.61%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.00 £15.58 £17.80
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.25 £33.00 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.50 £32.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+9.23% -7.14%

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 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 23 January 2015, 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 4 (100.00%) PHP
1 4 (100.00%) OOP
1 4 (100.00%) OO
1 4 (100.00%) TDD
2 3 (75.00%) MySQL
2 3 (75.00%) HTML
2 3 (75.00%) CSS
2 3 (75.00%) jQuery
2 3 (75.00%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (50.00%) OO PHP
3 2 (50.00%) Zend
3 2 (50.00%) MVC
3 2 (50.00%) LAMP
3 2 (50.00%) Ajax
4 1 (25.00%) Derivative
4 1 (25.00%) Web Development
4 1 (25.00%) JSON
4 1 (25.00%) WCF
4 1 (25.00%) Software Engineering
4 1 (25.00%) Ruby
4 1 (25.00%) SQL Server
4 1 (25.00%) ASP.NET
4 1 (25.00%) Web Services
4 1 (25.00%) UNIX
4 1 (25.00%) Windows
4 1 (25.00%) Linux
4 1 (25.00%) Java
4 1 (25.00%) .NET
4 1 (25.00%) Apache
4 1 (25.00%) Python

PHP5
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 23 January 2015, 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 (25.00%) Apache
Cloud Services
1 1 (25.00%) SaaS
1 1 (25.00%) PaaS
1 1 (25.00%) IaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (75.00%) MySQL
2 1 (25.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (25.00%) MongoDB
2 1 (25.00%) NoSQL
2 1 (25.00%) Couchbase
Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) Developer
2 1 (25.00%) PHP Web Developer
2 1 (25.00%) .NET Developer
2 1 (25.00%) PHP Developer
2 1 (25.00%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (75.00%) HTML
1 3 (75.00%) CSS
1 3 (75.00%) jQuery
2 2 (50.00%) LAMP
2 2 (50.00%) Ajax
3 1 (25.00%) JSON
3 1 (25.00%) WCF
3 1 (25.00%) ASP.NET
3 1 (25.00%) Web Services
3 1 (25.00%) .NET
3 1 (25.00%) MSMQ
3 1 (25.00%) Doctrine
3 1 (25.00%) Memcached
3 1 (25.00%) RabbitMQ
3 1 (25.00%) REST
3 1 (25.00%) Laravel
3 1 (25.00%) ASP.NET Web Forms
3 1 (25.00%) ASP.NET Web API
Miscellaneous
1 1 (25.00%) Derivative
1 1 (25.00%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 1 (25.00%) UNIX
1 1 (25.00%) Windows
1 1 (25.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (100.00%) OOP
1 4 (100.00%) OO
1 4 (100.00%) TDD
2 3 (75.00%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (50.00%) OO PHP
3 2 (50.00%) MVC
4 1 (25.00%) Web Development
4 1 (25.00%) Software Engineering
4 1 (25.00%) E-Commerce
4 1 (25.00%) SOA
4 1 (25.00%) Kanban
4 1 (25.00%) BDD
Programming Languages
1 4 (100.00%) PHP
2 1 (25.00%) Ruby
2 1 (25.00%) Java
2 1 (25.00%) Python
2 1 (25.00%) C#
Vendors
1 2 (50.00%) Zend
2 1 (25.00%) Red Hat