The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the North West region that had PHP Developer featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 26 June 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
26 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
PHP Developer
Rank 144 120 111
Rank change year-on-year
-24 -9
Contract jobs requiring a PHP Developer 19 29 22
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.51% 0.79% 0.71%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.53% 0.83% 0.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 21 16
Median daily rate £325 £300 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.33% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £221 £233
10% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £346 £351
UK excluding London median daily rate £303 £300 £328
% change year-on-year
+0.83% -8.39%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - £30.00
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
3552 3495 2972
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 94.69% 94.66% 95.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 2205 2024 1614
Median daily rate £400 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £228 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £515 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £399 £368 £350
% change year-on-year
+8.57% +5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 132 197 177
Median hourly rate £14.50 £16.00 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-9.37% -3.03%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.50 £11.13
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.20 £43.43 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.45 £16.14 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+8.11% -2.18%

PHP Developer
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

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

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 June 2016.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing PHP Developer within the North West region over the 3 months to 26 June 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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
Manchester -19 14 £325 +18.18% 23
Merseyside -1 2 - - 4
Cheshire -11 2 £275 -16.66% 7
PHP Developer
England

PHP Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 26 June 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 North West region featuring PHP Developer in the job title.

1 70 (100.00%) PHP
2 44 (62.86%) MySQL
3 38 (54.29%) JavaScript
4 35 (50.00%) HTML
5 30 (42.86%) CSS
6 20 (28.57%) jQuery
7 15 (21.43%) Finance
8 14 (20.00%) Web Development
8 14 (20.00%) MVC
9 12 (17.14%) HTML5
10 11 (15.71%) WordPress
10 11 (15.71%) Git (software)
10 11 (15.71%) OO
10 11 (15.71%) CMS
11 10 (14.29%) LAMP
11 10 (14.29%) E-Commerce
12 9 (12.86%) SQL
12 9 (12.86%) PHP 5
12 9 (12.86%) Laravel
12 9 (12.86%) Front End Development
13 8 (11.43%) Magento
13 8 (11.43%) CodeIgniter
13 8 (11.43%) Web Services
13 8 (11.43%) XML
14 7 (10.00%) Agile Software Development
14 7 (10.00%) Python
14 7 (10.00%) .NET
14 7 (10.00%) OOP
14 7 (10.00%) CakePHP
14 7 (10.00%) Symfony

PHP Developer Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in the North West 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 11 (15.71%) CMS
1 11 (15.71%) WordPress
2 5 (7.14%) Apache
2 5 (7.14%) Drupal
3 3 (4.29%) BizTalk Server
3 3 (4.29%) ExpressionEngine
4 1 (1.43%) Joomla!
Applications
1 2 (2.86%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 8 (11.43%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.86%) Adobe Creative Cloud
2 1 (1.43%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 2 (2.86%) DNS
2 1 (1.43%) Network Security
2 1 (1.43%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 44 (62.86%) MySQL
2 2 (2.86%) MongoDB
3 1 (1.43%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 11 (15.71%) Git (software)
2 5 (7.14%) Subversion
3 4 (5.71%) NetBeans
4 1 (1.43%) Dreamweaver
4 1 (1.43%) Eclipse
4 1 (1.43%) JIRA
4 1 (1.43%) Zend Studio
General
1 15 (21.43%) Finance
2 2 (2.86%) Manufacturing
3 1 (1.43%) Advertising
3 1 (1.43%) Back Office
3 1 (1.43%) Marketing
3 1 (1.43%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 35 (50.00%) HTML
2 30 (42.86%) CSS
3 20 (28.57%) jQuery
4 12 (17.14%) HTML5
5 10 (14.29%) LAMP
6 9 (12.86%) Laravel
7 8 (11.43%) CodeIgniter
7 8 (11.43%) Web Services
7 8 (11.43%) XML
8 7 (10.00%) .NET
8 7 (10.00%) CakePHP
8 7 (10.00%) CSS3
8 7 (10.00%) Symfony
9 5 (7.14%) REST
9 5 (7.14%) RESTful
9 5 (7.14%) SOAP
10 4 (5.71%) Middleware
11 3 (4.29%) Highcharts JS
11 3 (4.29%) Yii
11 3 (4.29%) Zend Framework
Miscellaneous
1 5 (7.14%) iPad
1 5 (7.14%) Mobile App
1 5 (7.14%) User Experience
2 3 (4.29%) Replication
3 1 (1.43%) Digital Media
3 1 (1.43%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (1.43%) Management Information System
3 1 (1.43%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 5 (7.14%) Linux
2 3 (4.29%) Apple iOS
3 2 (2.86%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (20.00%) MVC
1 14 (20.00%) Web Development
2 11 (15.71%) OO
3 10 (14.29%) E-Commerce
4 9 (12.86%) Front End Development
5 7 (10.00%) Agile Software Development
5 7 (10.00%) OOP
5 7 (10.00%) Responsive Web Design
6 6 (8.57%) TDD
7 5 (7.14%) OO PHP
8 3 (4.29%) BDD
8 3 (4.29%) Content Management
8 3 (4.29%) CRM
8 3 (4.29%) HMVC
8 3 (4.29%) Web Design
9 2 (2.86%) Continuous Integration
9 2 (2.86%) ERP
9 2 (2.86%) Programme Management
9 2 (2.86%) User Acceptance Testing
9 2 (2.86%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 70 (100.00%) PHP
2 38 (54.29%) JavaScript
3 9 (12.86%) PHP 5
3 9 (12.86%) SQL
4 7 (10.00%) Python
5 5 (7.14%) C#
6 3 (4.29%) Java
7 1 (1.43%) PHP 4
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.86%) QA
Vendors
1 7 (10.00%) Zend
2 5 (7.14%) Oracle
3 2 (2.86%) Twitter
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