The first table below looks at the demand 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 23 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the North West region.

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
23 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
PHP Developer
Rank 105 95 71
Rank change year-on-year
-10 -24
Contract jobs requiring a PHP Developer 25 31 69
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.83% 1.16% 2.12%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.89% 1.26% 2.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 21 48
Average daily rate
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£285 £225 £260
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+26.66% -13.46%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £219 £220 £188
10% offered a daily rate of more than £328 £325 £290
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £263 £263
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £8.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £35.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-14.28% +40.00%
Job Titles Category
North West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
2816 2464 2980
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 93.65% 92.49% 91.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 1544 1176 1518
Average daily rate £350 £325 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £218 £215 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £513 £475 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 179 187 224
Average hourly rate £16.00 £17.50 £19.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-8.57% -10.25%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £10.50 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £40.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.48 £17.23 £18.50
% change year-on-year
-4.32% -6.89%
PHP Developer
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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 23 July 2014.

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 23 July 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
Manchester -5 11 £285 +14.00% 18
Cheshire +11 8 £300 +4.34% 6
Lancashire -16 4 £240 +6.66% 5
Merseyside +1 2 - - 1
Cumbria - - - -
PHP Developer
England

PHP Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 23 July 2014, 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 47 (100.00%) PHP
2 31 (65.96%) HTML
2 31 (65.96%) CSS
3 27 (57.45%) MySQL
4 26 (55.32%) JavaScript
5 15 (31.91%) OO
5 15 (31.91%) Zend
6 14 (29.79%) Linux
7 12 (25.53%) XHTML
8 11 (23.40%) E-Commerce
8 11 (23.40%) PHP5
8 11 (23.40%) jQuery
9 10 (21.28%) OOP
10 9 (19.15%) Symfony
10 9 (19.15%) Subversion
10 9 (19.15%) OO PHP
11 8 (17.02%) Marketing
11 8 (17.02%) WordPress
11 8 (17.02%) Git (software)
12 7 (14.89%) XML
12 7 (14.89%) CMS
12 7 (14.89%) LAMP
13 6 (12.77%) Magento
13 6 (12.77%) Web Development
13 6 (12.77%) Web Design
13 6 (12.77%) Laravel
14 5 (10.64%) REST
14 5 (10.64%) HTML5
14 5 (10.64%) Ajax
14 5 (10.64%) JSON

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

For the 6 months to 23 July 2014, 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 8 (17.02%) WordPress
2 7 (14.89%) CMS
3 5 (10.64%) Drupal
4 4 (8.51%) Apache
5 1 (2.13%) Apache Solr
5 1 (2.13%) Node.js
5 1 (2.13%) Elasticsearch
Business Applications
1 6 (12.77%) Magento
Database & Business Intelligence
1 27 (57.45%) MySQL
2 1 (2.13%) SQL Server
2 1 (2.13%) NoSQL
2 1 (2.13%) Redis
2 1 (2.13%) Oracle Database
2 1 (2.13%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 9 (19.15%) Subversion
2 8 (17.02%) Git (software)
3 1 (2.13%) PHPUnit
3 1 (2.13%) Appcelerator Titanium
General
1 8 (17.02%) Marketing
2 2 (4.26%) Retail
3 1 (2.13%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 31 (65.96%) HTML
1 31 (65.96%) CSS
2 12 (25.53%) XHTML
3 11 (23.40%) jQuery
4 9 (19.15%) Symfony
5 7 (14.89%) LAMP
5 7 (14.89%) XML
6 6 (12.77%) Laravel
7 5 (10.64%) REST
7 5 (10.64%) Ajax
7 5 (10.64%) JSON
7 5 (10.64%) Zend Framework
7 5 (10.64%) CodeIgniter
7 5 (10.64%) HTML5
8 4 (8.51%) CakePHP
8 4 (8.51%) CSS3
8 4 (8.51%) Web Services
9 3 (6.38%) Twitter Bootstrap
10 2 (4.26%) Regular Expression
10 2 (4.26%) Ext JS
Miscellaneous
1 3 (6.38%) Telematics
1 3 (6.38%) Mobile App
2 2 (4.26%) W3C
3 1 (2.13%) Derivative
3 1 (2.13%) Open Source
3 1 (2.13%) Digital Media
3 1 (2.13%) EPoS
Operating Systems
1 14 (29.79%) Linux
2 1 (2.13%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (31.91%) OO
2 11 (23.40%) E-Commerce
3 10 (21.28%) OOP
4 9 (19.15%) OO PHP
5 6 (12.77%) Web Design
5 6 (12.77%) Web Development
6 4 (8.51%) MVC
6 4 (8.51%) SEO
7 3 (6.38%) TDD
8 2 (4.26%) Responsive Web Design
8 2 (4.26%) Digital Marketing
9 1 (2.13%) Unit Testing
9 1 (2.13%) Data Migration
9 1 (2.13%) BDD
9 1 (2.13%) Migration
9 1 (2.13%) Scrum
9 1 (2.13%) OOD
9 1 (2.13%) Project Management
9 1 (2.13%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 47 (100.00%) PHP
2 26 (55.32%) JavaScript
3 11 (23.40%) PHP5
4 5 (10.64%) SQL
5 1 (2.13%) ActionScript
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (10.64%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 1 (2.13%) Varnish
Vendors
1 15 (31.91%) Zend
2 2 (4.26%) Sencha
3 1 (2.13%) Twitter
3 1 (2.13%) Oracle
3 1 (2.13%) Adobe
3 1 (2.13%) Red Hat
3 1 (2.13%) Salesforce.com
Chester, Cheshire
Spring Technology
Rate: £240.00 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Manchester
Real Staffing
Rate: £200 - £250 per day + competitive
Posted: 14 days ago
Lancaster, Lancashire
Citybase Apartments (Worldview Limited)
Rate: £30,000 - £40,000
Posted: 15 days ago
Cheshire
Venn Group - UK
Rate: 250 Per Day
Posted: 16 days ago