The table below looks at the statistics for PHP5 skills in IT contracts advertised for the Merseyside region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited PHP5 over the 3 months to 22 September 2014 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
22 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
PHP 5
Rank 32 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing PHP5 1 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Merseyside 0.38% - -
As % of the Programming Languages category 1.16% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Average daily rate
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UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £295 £275
% change year-on-year
+1.69% +7.27%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £75.75
PHP5
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 Merseyside region.

Programming Languages Category
Merseyside
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
86 92 73
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Merseyside 33.08% 36.51% 36.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 52 50 30
Average daily rate £323 £300 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.50% -7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £269 £225 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £483 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 2 5
Average hourly rate £30.00 £23.00 £17.48
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+30.43% +31.57%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £32.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -7.14%

PHP5
Jobs Demand Trend in Merseyside

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing PHP5 across the Merseyside region as a proportion of the total demand within the Programming Languages category.

PHP5 Jobs Demand Trend in Merseyside

PHP5
Daily Rate Trend in Merseyside

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing PHP5 across the Merseyside region.

PHP5 Daily Rate Trend in Merseyside

PHP5
Hourly Rate Trend in Merseyside

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing PHP5 across the Merseyside region.

PHP5 Hourly Rate Trend in Merseyside

PHP5
Contract Job Locations in Merseyside

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing PHP5 within the Merseyside region over the 3 months to 22 September 2014. 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
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Liverpool - 1 - -
PHP5
North West

PHP5
Top 16 Related IT Skills in Merseyside

For the 6 months to 22 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Merseyside 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%) HTML
1 3 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 3 (100.00%) PHP
1 3 (100.00%) MySQL
1 3 (100.00%) CSS
1 3 (100.00%) Web Development
2 2 (66.67%) Laravel
2 2 (66.67%) Symfony
2 2 (66.67%) Zend
2 2 (66.67%) CakePHP
3 1 (33.33%) LAMP
3 1 (33.33%) Web Design
3 1 (33.33%) Linux
3 1 (33.33%) Apache
3 1 (33.33%) HTML5
3 1 (33.33%) CSS3

PHP5
Top Related IT Skills in Merseyside by Category

For the 6 months to 22 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Merseyside 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 1 (33.33%) Apache
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (100.00%) MySQL
Job Titles
1 3 (100.00%) Developer
1 3 (100.00%) PHP Developer
2 2 (66.67%) PHP Web Developer
2 2 (66.67%) Web Developer
3 1 (33.33%) PHP LAMP Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (100.00%) HTML
1 3 (100.00%) CSS
2 2 (66.67%) Laravel
2 2 (66.67%) Symfony
2 2 (66.67%) CakePHP
3 1 (33.33%) HTML5
3 1 (33.33%) CSS3
3 1 (33.33%) LAMP
Operating Systems
1 1 (33.33%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (100.00%) Web Development
2 1 (33.33%) Web Design
Programming Languages
1 3 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 3 (100.00%) PHP
Vendors
1 2 (66.67%) Zend