The table below looks at the statistics for PHP skills in IT contracts advertised for the Merseyside region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited PHP over the 3 months to 27 February 2017 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
27 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
PHP
North West / Merseyside
Rank 33 32 39
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +7
Contract jobs citing PHP 6 5 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Merseyside 1.94% 1.62% 0.56%
As % of the Programming Languages category 5.36% 5.00% 2.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 5 2
Median daily rate £284 £290 £225
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.15% +28.88%
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £31.00 £35.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-12.67% +102.85%

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Programming Languages category in contract jobs advertised in the Merseyside region.

Programming Languages Category
Merseyside
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
112 100 71
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Merseyside 36.25% 32.47% 20.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 74 76 44
Median daily rate £350 £363 £318
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.44% +14.17%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £236 £300 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £450 £415
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 3 1
Median hourly rate £12.00 £40.00 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-70.00% +142.42%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.50 £40.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year
+3.75% +11.11%

PHP
Jobs Demand Trend in Merseyside

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

PHP Jobs Demand Trend in Merseyside

PHP
Daily Rate Trend in Merseyside

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

PHP Daily Rate Trend in Merseyside

PHP
Hourly Rate Trend in Merseyside

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

PHP Hourly Rate Trend in Merseyside

PHP
Contract Job Locations in Merseyside

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing PHP within the Merseyside region over the 3 months to 27 February 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Liverpool -6 6 £284 -7.72% 3
PHP
North West

PHP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Merseyside

For the 6 months to 27 February 2017, IT contractor jobs citing PHP 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 Merseyside region with a requirement for PHP.

1 6 (60.00%) JavaScript
2 5 (50.00%) HTML
3 4 (40.00%) CSS
3 4 (40.00%) Linux
4 3 (30.00%) Drupal
4 3 (30.00%) MySQL
4 3 (30.00%) HTML5
4 3 (30.00%) Laravel
5 2 (20.00%) Windows
5 2 (20.00%) CSS3
5 2 (20.00%) Automation Testing
5 2 (20.00%) Marketing
5 2 (20.00%) Selenium
5 2 (20.00%) HP Quality Center
5 2 (20.00%) jQuery
5 2 (20.00%) OO
5 2 (20.00%) Java
5 2 (20.00%) OOD
5 2 (20.00%) Behat
5 2 (20.00%) Functional Testing
5 2 (20.00%) Jenkins
5 2 (20.00%) API Testing
5 2 (20.00%) Front End Development
5 2 (20.00%) Customer Requirements
6 1 (10.00%) Performance Optimisation
6 1 (10.00%) LEMP Stack
6 1 (10.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
6 1 (10.00%) Sass
6 1 (10.00%) Agile Software Development
6 1 (10.00%) TDD

PHP
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 3 (30.00%) Drupal
2 1 (10.00%) Apache
2 1 (10.00%) CMS
2 1 (10.00%) JBoss
2 1 (10.00%) nginx
2 1 (10.00%) Tomcat
2 1 (10.00%) WordPress
Business Applications
1 1 (10.00%) Magento
Communications & Networking
1 1 (10.00%) HTTP
1 1 (10.00%) Internet
1 1 (10.00%) Network Security
1 1 (10.00%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (30.00%) MySQL
2 1 (10.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (20.00%) Jenkins
1 2 (20.00%) Selenium
2 1 (10.00%) Git (software)
2 1 (10.00%) Xcode
General
1 2 (20.00%) Marketing
2 1 (10.00%) Games
Job Titles
1 6 (60.00%) Developer
2 2 (20.00%) PHP Developer
2 2 (20.00%) PHP Laravel Developer
3 1 (10.00%) Administrator
3 1 (10.00%) Drupal Developer
3 1 (10.00%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
3 1 (10.00%) iOS Developer
3 1 (10.00%) Linux Administrator
3 1 (10.00%) Linux Systems Administrator
3 1 (10.00%) Magento Developer
3 1 (10.00%) Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (50.00%) HTML
2 4 (40.00%) CSS
3 3 (30.00%) HTML5
3 3 (30.00%) Laravel
4 2 (20.00%) Behat
4 2 (20.00%) CSS3
4 2 (20.00%) jQuery
5 1 (10.00%) LAMP
5 1 (10.00%) LEMP Stack
5 1 (10.00%) Node.js
5 1 (10.00%) Sass
5 1 (10.00%) Symfony
5 1 (10.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
5 1 (10.00%) Web Services
5 1 (10.00%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (10.00%) Digital Media
Operating Systems
1 4 (40.00%) Linux
2 2 (20.00%) Windows
3 1 (10.00%) Android
3 1 (10.00%) Apple iOS
3 1 (10.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (10.00%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (20.00%) API Testing
1 2 (20.00%) Automation Testing
1 2 (20.00%) Customer Requirements
1 2 (20.00%) Front End Development
1 2 (20.00%) Functional Testing
1 2 (20.00%) OO
1 2 (20.00%) OOD
2 1 (10.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (10.00%) Android Development
2 1 (10.00%) CRM
2 1 (10.00%) Data Migration
2 1 (10.00%) iOS Development
2 1 (10.00%) Mentoring
2 1 (10.00%) Migration
2 1 (10.00%) Performance Optimisation
2 1 (10.00%) Project Management
2 1 (10.00%) Requirements Analysis
2 1 (10.00%) TDD
2 1 (10.00%) Validation
2 1 (10.00%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 6 (60.00%) JavaScript
2 2 (20.00%) Java
3 1 (10.00%) Bash Shell
3 1 (10.00%) Objective-C
3 1 (10.00%) Perl
3 1 (10.00%) Python
3 1 (10.00%) SQL
System Software
1 1 (10.00%) Docker
Systems Management
1 2 (20.00%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (10.00%) Ansible
2 1 (10.00%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (10.00%) Puppet
Vendors
1 1 (10.00%) Civica
1 1 (10.00%) Red Hat
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