The table below looks at the statistics for the PHP Developer role in IT contracts advertised for the North West region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited PHP Developer in their job title over the 3 months to 26 February 2015 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
26 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
PHP Developer
Rank 107 110 94
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -16
Contract jobs requiring a PHP Developer 38 20 26
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 1.13% 0.72% 1.05%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.22% 0.77% 1.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 33 16 16
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£300 £300 £295
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +1.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £230 £218
10% offered a daily rate of more than £337 £338 £363
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £300 £275
% change year-on-year
- +9.09%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.50 £182.50 £31.50
% change year-on-year
-89.31% +479.36%
PHP Developer
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the North West 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
North West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
3110 2587 2270
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 92.09% 93.66% 92.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 1691 1328 1120
Average daily rate £365 £350 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.28% +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £215 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £348
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +0.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 190 205 185
Average hourly rate £20.00 £18.00 £18.40
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+11.11% -2.17%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £12.49 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £49.50 £40.00 £38.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.72 £17.15 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-2.50% -2.00%

PHP Developer
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing PHP Developer in the job title across the North West region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

PHP Developer Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

PHP Developer
Daily Rate Trend in the North West

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

PHP Developer Daily Rate Trend in the North West

PHP Developer
Daily Rate Histogram in the North West

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing PHP Developer across the North West region over the 3 months to 26 February 2015.

PHP Developer Daily Rate Histogram in the North West

PHP Developer
Hourly Rate Trend in the North West

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

PHP Developer Hourly Rate Trend in the North West

PHP Developer
Contract Job Locations in the North West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing PHP Developer within the North West region over the 3 months to 26 February 2015. 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
Manchester +6 28 £311 +3.75% 29
Cheshire +9 7 £275 - 9
Merseyside -12 2 £225 -25.00% 6
Lancashire -13 1 - - 10
Cumbria - - - -
PHP Developer
England

PHP Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 26 February 2015, IT contractor jobs across the North West region that cited PHP Developer in their job title 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 with PHP Developer in their job title.

1 69 (100.00%) PHP
2 42 (60.87%) OO
3 33 (47.83%) JavaScript
4 32 (46.38%) jQuery
5 30 (43.48%) MySQL
6 29 (42.03%) CSS
7 28 (40.58%) HTML
8 26 (37.68%) MVC
8 26 (37.68%) LAMP
9 21 (30.43%) Linux
9 21 (30.43%) Git (software)
10 20 (28.99%) XML
10 20 (28.99%) SQL
11 19 (27.54%) Subversion
12 18 (26.09%) OOP
13 14 (20.29%) Apache
13 14 (20.29%) Web Services
13 14 (20.29%) E-Commerce
13 14 (20.29%) Software Engineering
13 14 (20.29%) Agile Software Development
13 14 (20.29%) CodeIgniter
14 13 (18.84%) Red Hat
14 13 (18.84%) XSLT
14 13 (18.84%) Oracle
15 12 (17.39%) XSD
15 12 (17.39%) HTML5
15 12 (17.39%) Oracle Database
16 11 (15.94%) OO PHP
16 11 (15.94%) RabbitMQ
16 11 (15.94%) Derivative

PHP Developer
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 26 February 2015, IT contractor jobs across the North West region that cited PHP Developer in their job title 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 with PHP Developer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 14 (20.29%) Apache
2 6 (8.70%) WordPress
3 4 (5.80%) Drupal
4 3 (4.35%) CMS
5 2 (2.90%) nginx
6 1 (1.45%) ExpressionEngine
6 1 (1.45%) Node.js
6 1 (1.45%) Joomla!
Business Applications
1 4 (5.80%) Magento
Database & Business Intelligence
1 30 (43.48%) MySQL
2 12 (17.39%) Oracle Database
3 2 (2.90%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 21 (30.43%) Git (software)
2 19 (27.54%) Subversion
3 5 (7.25%) TeamCity
4 4 (5.80%) Selenium
4 4 (5.80%) Hudson
4 4 (5.80%) Jenkins
5 2 (2.90%) PHPUnit
6 1 (1.45%) YouTrack
6 1 (1.45%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 5 (7.25%) Retail
2 4 (5.80%) German Language
3 1 (1.45%) Finance
3 1 (1.45%) Games
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 32 (46.38%) jQuery
2 29 (42.03%) CSS
3 28 (40.58%) HTML
4 26 (37.68%) LAMP
5 20 (28.99%) XML
6 14 (20.29%) Web Services
6 14 (20.29%) CodeIgniter
7 13 (18.84%) XSLT
8 12 (17.39%) XSD
8 12 (17.39%) HTML5
9 11 (15.94%) RabbitMQ
10 8 (11.59%) Laravel
11 7 (10.14%) CSS3
11 7 (10.14%) RESTful
12 5 (7.25%) Symfony
13 3 (4.35%) CakePHP
13 3 (4.35%) XHTML
14 2 (2.90%) Ajax
14 2 (2.90%) Doctrine
15 1 (1.45%) li3
Miscellaneous
1 11 (15.94%) Derivative
2 10 (14.49%) Open Source
3 6 (8.70%) Enterprise Software
4 2 (2.90%) Computer Science
5 1 (1.45%) 3D Graphics
5 1 (1.45%) Animation
5 1 (1.45%) Data Structures
5 1 (1.45%) Digital Media
5 1 (1.45%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 21 (30.43%) Linux
2 1 (1.45%) Android
2 1 (1.45%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 1 (1.45%) Apple iOS
2 1 (1.45%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 42 (60.87%) OO
2 26 (37.68%) MVC
3 18 (26.09%) OOP
4 14 (20.29%) E-Commerce
4 14 (20.29%) Agile Software Development
4 14 (20.29%) Software Engineering
5 11 (15.94%) OO PHP
6 10 (14.49%) TDD
7 8 (11.59%) Unit Testing
8 4 (5.80%) BDD
8 4 (5.80%) Web Development
9 3 (4.35%) System Testing
10 2 (2.90%) Continuous Integration
10 2 (2.90%) Logistics
11 1 (1.45%) Risk Analysis
11 1 (1.45%) Workflow
11 1 (1.45%) 3D Modelling
Programming Languages
1 69 (100.00%) PHP
2 33 (47.83%) JavaScript
3 20 (28.99%) SQL
4 7 (10.14%) PHP5
5 2 (2.90%) Python
Qualifications
1 5 (7.25%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (4.35%) QA
Vendors
1 13 (18.84%) Oracle
1 13 (18.84%) Red Hat
2 4 (5.80%) Zend
3 1 (1.45%) SAP
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