The table below looks at the statistics for PHP 5 skills in IT contracts advertised for the Manchester region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited PHP 5 over the 3 months to 30 July 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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
30 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
PHP 5
Rank - - -
Contract jobs citing PHP 5 0 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester - - -
As % of the Programming Languages category - - -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Median daily rate - - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £300 £250 £325
% change year-on-year
+20.00% -23.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.50 - -
PHP 5
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
639 528 444
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 34.56% 32.73% 35.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 439 349 277
Median daily rate £375 £350 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £355 £350
% change year-on-year
+5.63% +1.42%
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 12 16
Median hourly rate £28.50 £25.75 £18.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+10.67% +37.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.00 £13.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £40.00 £41.25
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £37.75 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-0.66% +7.85%

PHP 5
Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Manchester region citing PHP 5 as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Programming Languages category.

PHP 5 Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

PHP 5
Daily Rate Trend in Manchester

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing PHP 5 across the Manchester region.

PHP 5 Daily Rate Trend in Manchester

PHP 5
Hourly Rate Trend in Manchester

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing PHP 5 across the Manchester region.

PHP 5 Hourly Rate Trend in Manchester

PHP 5
Top 29 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 30 July 2016, IT contractor jobs citing PHP 5 also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Manchester region with a requirement for PHP 5.

1 2 (100.00%) HTML
1 2 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 2 (100.00%) PHP
1 2 (100.00%) Linux
1 2 (100.00%) jQuery
1 2 (100.00%) MySQL
1 2 (100.00%) CSS
2 1 (50.00%) MVC
2 1 (50.00%) LAMP
2 1 (50.00%) Web Services
2 1 (50.00%) WordPress
2 1 (50.00%) OWASP
2 1 (50.00%) Git (software)
2 1 (50.00%) RESTful
2 1 (50.00%) Semantic HTML
2 1 (50.00%) Security Hardening
2 1 (50.00%) Front End Development
2 1 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (50.00%) TDD
2 1 (50.00%) Subversion
2 1 (50.00%) Web Development
2 1 (50.00%) Drupal
2 1 (50.00%) PHP 4
2 1 (50.00%) OOP
2 1 (50.00%) Apache
2 1 (50.00%) E-Commerce
2 1 (50.00%) OOD
2 1 (50.00%) W3C
2 1 (50.00%) .NET

PHP 5
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 1 (50.00%) Apache
1 1 (50.00%) Drupal
1 1 (50.00%) WordPress
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (100.00%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 1 (50.00%) Git (software)
1 1 (50.00%) Subversion
Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) Developer
1 2 (100.00%) PHP Developer
2 1 (50.00%) Drupal Developer
2 1 (50.00%) HTML CSS Developer
2 1 (50.00%) HTML Developer
2 1 (50.00%) JavaScript Developer
2 1 (50.00%) MySQL Developer
2 1 (50.00%) PHP Drupal Developer
2 1 (50.00%) PHP MySQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (100.00%) CSS
1 2 (100.00%) HTML
1 2 (100.00%) jQuery
2 1 (50.00%) .NET
2 1 (50.00%) LAMP
2 1 (50.00%) RESTful
2 1 (50.00%) Semantic HTML
2 1 (50.00%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 2 (100.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (50.00%) E-Commerce
1 1 (50.00%) Front End Development
1 1 (50.00%) MVC
1 1 (50.00%) OOD
1 1 (50.00%) OOP
1 1 (50.00%) OWASP
1 1 (50.00%) Security Hardening
1 1 (50.00%) TDD
1 1 (50.00%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 2 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 2 (100.00%) PHP
2 1 (50.00%) PHP 4