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 2 July 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
2 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
PHP 5
Rank 91 82 75
Rank change year-on-year
-9 -7
Contract jobs citing PHP5 3 1 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 0.20% 0.079% 0.098%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.61% 0.23% 0.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 1 1
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£328 £325 £213
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.76% +52.94%
UK excluding London average daily rate £298 £315 £275
% change year-on-year
-5.55% +14.54%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
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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
488 438 349
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 32.40% 34.46% 34.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 310 258 189
Average daily rate £345 £325 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.15% +8.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £223
10% offered a daily rate of more than £480 £425 £416
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 16 17
Average hourly rate £20.00 £28.75 £19.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-30.43% +47.43%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.85 £12.50 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £42.50 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £35.00 £33.50
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +4.47%

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 2 July 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 7 (100.00%) PHP
2 6 (85.71%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (57.14%) TDD
3 4 (57.14%) Software Engineering
3 4 (57.14%) MVC
3 4 (57.14%) OOP
3 4 (57.14%) OO
3 4 (57.14%) Apache
4 3 (42.86%) HTML
4 3 (42.86%) CSS
4 3 (42.86%) CMS
5 2 (28.57%) LAMP
5 2 (28.57%) jQuery
5 2 (28.57%) Unit Testing
5 2 (28.57%) Umbraco
5 2 (28.57%) Ruby
5 2 (28.57%) Ajax
5 2 (28.57%) Web Development
5 2 (28.57%) JSON
5 2 (28.57%) WCF
5 2 (28.57%) Zend
5 2 (28.57%) Web Services
5 2 (28.57%) XML
5 2 (28.57%) Linux
5 2 (28.57%) SQL
5 2 (28.57%) .NET
5 2 (28.57%) MySQL
5 2 (28.57%) SQL Server
5 2 (28.57%) ASP.NET
5 2 (28.57%) Java

PHP5
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 2 July 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 4 (57.14%) Apache
2 3 (42.86%) CMS
3 2 (28.57%) Umbraco
3 2 (28.57%) nginx
4 1 (14.29%) Drupal
Business Applications
1 1 (14.29%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 2 (28.57%) SaaS
1 2 (28.57%) PaaS
1 2 (28.57%) IaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (28.57%) MySQL
1 2 (28.57%) SQL Server
1 2 (28.57%) MongoDB
1 2 (28.57%) NoSQL
1 2 (28.57%) Couchbase
Job Titles
1 7 (100.00%) Developer
2 4 (57.14%) PHP Developer
3 2 (28.57%) PHP Web Developer
3 2 (28.57%) Web Developer
3 2 (28.57%) .NET Developer
4 1 (14.29%) CMS Developer
4 1 (14.29%) Drupal Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (42.86%) CSS
1 3 (42.86%) HTML
2 2 (28.57%) .NET
2 2 (28.57%) ASP.NET
2 2 (28.57%) Web Services
2 2 (28.57%) XML
2 2 (28.57%) MSMQ
2 2 (28.57%) LAMP
2 2 (28.57%) Ajax
2 2 (28.57%) JSON
2 2 (28.57%) WCF
2 2 (28.57%) jQuery
2 2 (28.57%) RESTful
2 2 (28.57%) Memcached
2 2 (28.57%) RabbitMQ
2 2 (28.57%) REST
2 2 (28.57%) Laravel
2 2 (28.57%) KnockoutJS
2 2 (28.57%) AngularJS
2 2 (28.57%) ASP.NET Web Forms
Operating Systems
1 2 (28.57%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (85.71%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (57.14%) TDD
2 4 (57.14%) Software Engineering
2 4 (57.14%) OOP
2 4 (57.14%) OO
2 4 (57.14%) MVC
3 2 (28.57%) E-Commerce
3 2 (28.57%) SOA
3 2 (28.57%) Web Development
3 2 (28.57%) Unit Testing
3 2 (28.57%) MVVM
3 2 (28.57%) BDD
Programming Languages
1 7 (100.00%) PHP
2 2 (28.57%) SQL
2 2 (28.57%) Python
2 2 (28.57%) Ruby
2 2 (28.57%) C#
2 2 (28.57%) Java
Vendors
1 2 (28.57%) Zend