The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the Merseyside region that had PHP Developer featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 27 July 2016 with a comparison to same period over 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
27 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
PHP Developer
Rank - 41 28
Contract jobs requiring a PHP Developer 0 2 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Merseyside - 0.51% 0.93%
As % of the Job Titles category - 0.53% 0.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 2 0
Median daily rate - £213 -
UK excluding London median daily rate £320 £300 £300
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £25.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
- -16.66%
PHP Developer
North West

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the Merseyside region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of contract jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
Merseyside
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
317 376 204
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Merseyside 95.48% 95.19% 94.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 173 187 109
Median daily rate £375 £313 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+20.00% -10.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £135 £153
10% offered a daily rate of more than £495 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 19 6 18
Median hourly rate £14.00 £16.25 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-13.84% +8.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £14.00 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.50 £21.05 £29.20
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £16.16 £16.10
% change year-on-year
+2.10% +0.37%

PHP Developer
Jobs Demand Trend in Merseyside

The demand trend of IT contracts across the Merseyside region that featured PHP Developer in the job title.

PHP Developer Jobs Demand Trend in Merseyside

PHP Developer
Daily Rate Trend in Merseyside

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

PHP Developer Daily Rate Trend in Merseyside

PHP Developer
Hourly Rate Trend in Merseyside

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

PHP Developer Hourly Rate Trend in Merseyside

PHP Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Merseyside

For the 6 months to 27 July 2016, PHP Developer contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Merseyside region featuring PHP Developer in the job title.

1 14 (100.00%) PHP
2 11 (78.57%) MySQL
3 8 (57.14%) JavaScript
4 7 (50.00%) MVC
5 5 (35.71%) Zend
5 5 (35.71%) HTML
5 5 (35.71%) CSS
5 5 (35.71%) PHP 5
5 5 (35.71%) iPad
6 4 (28.57%) Git (software)
6 4 (28.57%) REST
6 4 (28.57%) SOAP
6 4 (28.57%) Symfony
6 4 (28.57%) Subversion
7 3 (21.43%) Finance
7 3 (21.43%) Web Services
7 3 (21.43%) OOP
7 3 (21.43%) C#
7 3 (21.43%) .NET
7 3 (21.43%) CakePHP
8 2 (14.29%) CSS3
8 2 (14.29%) Twitter
8 2 (14.29%) User Experience
8 2 (14.29%) Front End Development
8 2 (14.29%) Adobe Creative Cloud
8 2 (14.29%) Smarty
8 2 (14.29%) HTML5
8 2 (14.29%) BDD
8 2 (14.29%) Yii
8 2 (14.29%) Photoshop

PHP Developer Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Merseyside 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 (7.14%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 2 (14.29%) Photoshop
Cloud Services
1 2 (14.29%) Adobe Creative Cloud
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (78.57%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 4 (28.57%) Git (software)
1 4 (28.57%) Subversion
2 1 (7.14%) Eclipse
2 1 (7.14%) NetBeans
2 1 (7.14%) Zend Studio
General
1 3 (21.43%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (35.71%) CSS
1 5 (35.71%) HTML
2 4 (28.57%) REST
2 4 (28.57%) SOAP
2 4 (28.57%) Symfony
3 3 (21.43%) .NET
3 3 (21.43%) CakePHP
3 3 (21.43%) Web Services
4 2 (14.29%) CSS3
4 2 (14.29%) HTML5
4 2 (14.29%) Smarty
4 2 (14.29%) Yii
4 2 (14.29%) Zend Framework
5 1 (7.14%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 5 (35.71%) iPad
2 2 (14.29%) User Experience
3 1 (7.14%) Enterprise Software
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (50.00%) MVC
2 3 (21.43%) OOP
3 2 (14.29%) BDD
3 2 (14.29%) E-Commerce
3 2 (14.29%) Front End Development
3 2 (14.29%) OO
3 2 (14.29%) TDD
3 2 (14.29%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 14 (100.00%) PHP
2 8 (57.14%) JavaScript
3 5 (35.71%) PHP 5
4 3 (21.43%) C#
Vendors
1 5 (35.71%) Zend
2 2 (14.29%) Twitter