The first table below looks at the demand 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 30 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Programming Languages category for the Manchester region.

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
30 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
PHP 5
Rank 85 78 81
Rank change year-on-year
-7 +3
Contract jobs citing PHP5 1 2 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 0.081% 0.18% 1.00%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.22% 0.51% 2.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 11
Average daily rate
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£325 £290 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.06% +5.45%
UK excluding London average daily rate £305 £275 £275
% change year-on-year
+10.90% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £32.00
Programming Languages Category
Manchester
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
445 390 591
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 36.18% 34.27% 42.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 276 219 290
Average daily rate £325 £310 £277
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.83% +11.84%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £250 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £425 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 12 42
Average hourly rate £18.75 £21.00 £26.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.71% -19.23%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £13.61 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.25 £40.00 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £35.00
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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 30 July 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%) PHP
1 3 (100.00%) E-Commerce
2 2 (66.67%) MySQL
2 2 (66.67%) HTML
2 2 (66.67%) CSS
2 2 (66.67%) WordPress
2 2 (66.67%) Magento
3 1 (33.33%) Open Source
3 1 (33.33%) HTML5
3 1 (33.33%) Yii
3 1 (33.33%) CSS3
3 1 (33.33%) Laravel
3 1 (33.33%) OO PHP
3 1 (33.33%) Content Management
3 1 (33.33%) Ruby
3 1 (33.33%) Ruby on Rails
3 1 (33.33%) Web Development
3 1 (33.33%) Symfony
3 1 (33.33%) Zend
3 1 (33.33%) CodeIgniter
3 1 (33.33%) CakePHP
3 1 (33.33%) jQuery
3 1 (33.33%) OO
3 1 (33.33%) Python
3 1 (33.33%) CRM
3 1 (33.33%) JavaScript
3 1 (33.33%) Perl
3 1 (33.33%) Photoshop
3 1 (33.33%) Sony
3 1 (33.33%) MVC

PHP5
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 30 July 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 2 (66.67%) WordPress
2 1 (33.33%) CMS
Applications
1 1 (33.33%) Photoshop
1 1 (33.33%) Adobe Illustrator
Business Applications
1 2 (66.67%) Magento
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (66.67%) MySQL
Job Titles
1 3 (100.00%) Developer
2 2 (66.67%) PHP Developer
3 1 (33.33%) Salesforce.com Developer
3 1 (33.33%) PHP MySQL Developer
3 1 (33.33%) PHP Magento Developer
3 1 (33.33%) Magento Developer
3 1 (33.33%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (66.67%) HTML
1 2 (66.67%) CSS
2 1 (33.33%) HTML5
2 1 (33.33%) Yii
2 1 (33.33%) CSS3
2 1 (33.33%) Laravel
2 1 (33.33%) Ruby on Rails
2 1 (33.33%) Symfony
2 1 (33.33%) CodeIgniter
2 1 (33.33%) CakePHP
2 1 (33.33%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) Open Source
1 1 (33.33%) Blackberry
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (100.00%) E-Commerce
2 1 (33.33%) OO PHP
2 1 (33.33%) Content Management
2 1 (33.33%) Web Development
2 1 (33.33%) OO
2 1 (33.33%) CRM
2 1 (33.33%) MVC
Programming Languages
1 3 (100.00%) PHP
2 1 (33.33%) Ruby
2 1 (33.33%) Python
2 1 (33.33%) JavaScript
2 1 (33.33%) Perl
Vendors
1 1 (33.33%) Zend
1 1 (33.33%) Sony
1 1 (33.33%) Adobe
1 1 (33.33%) Salesforce.com
Manchester, Lancashire
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