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 18 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
18 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
PHP Developer
Rank 85 113 89
Rank change year-on-year
+28 -24
Contract jobs requiring a PHP Developer 51 17 53
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 1.61% 0.58% 1.58%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.76% 0.64% 1.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 38 13 41
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£289 £275 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.00% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £234 £221 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £320 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £310 £275 £275
% change year-on-year
+12.72% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £8.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £35.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
-51.42% +9.37%
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
2890 2673 3098
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 91.43% 91.79% 92.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 1654 1326 1556
Average daily rate £350 £325 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £220 £205
10% offered a daily rate of more than £510 £475 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £350 £345
% change year-on-year
+2.85% +1.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 188 202 212
Average hourly rate £16.84 £17.50 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-3.77% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £10.50 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £35.00 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+3.12% -8.57%

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 18 September 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 18 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
Manchester +22 40 £290 -3.33% 33
Lancashire -16 5 - - 8
Cheshire +8 4 £98 -61.00% 3
Merseyside - 1 - - 2
Cumbria - - - -
PHP Developer
England

PHP Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 18 September 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 69 (100.00%) PHP
2 41 (59.42%) OO
3 38 (55.07%) JavaScript
4 37 (53.62%) CSS
5 34 (49.28%) HTML
6 33 (47.83%) Subversion
7 31 (44.93%) MySQL
7 31 (44.93%) Linux
8 30 (43.48%) LAMP
9 29 (42.03%) Git (software)
10 27 (39.13%) jQuery
10 27 (39.13%) XML
11 23 (33.33%) SQL
11 23 (33.33%) E-Commerce
12 21 (30.43%) Web Services
13 19 (27.54%) Oracle
14 17 (24.64%) XSLT
14 17 (24.64%) OO PHP
15 16 (23.19%) XSD
15 16 (23.19%) Red Hat
16 15 (21.74%) Derivative
16 15 (21.74%) Oracle Database
16 15 (21.74%) RabbitMQ
17 12 (17.39%) OOP
18 10 (14.49%) XHTML
18 10 (14.49%) Zend
18 10 (14.49%) HTML5
18 10 (14.49%) Open Source
19 9 (13.04%) PHP5
19 9 (13.04%) Marketing

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

For the 6 months to 18 September 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 (11.59%) CMS
2 7 (10.14%) Apache
3 6 (8.70%) Drupal
3 6 (8.70%) WordPress
4 1 (1.45%) Apache Solr
4 1 (1.45%) Elasticsearch
Business Applications
1 6 (8.70%) Magento
Database & Business Intelligence
1 31 (44.93%) MySQL
2 15 (21.74%) Oracle Database
3 3 (4.35%) Relational Database
4 2 (2.90%) RDBMS
5 1 (1.45%) PostgreSQL
5 1 (1.45%) NoSQL
5 1 (1.45%) Redis
5 1 (1.45%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 33 (47.83%) Subversion
2 29 (42.03%) Git (software)
3 1 (1.45%) PHPUnit
3 1 (1.45%) JIRA
3 1 (1.45%) Atlassian Bamboo
General
1 9 (13.04%) Marketing
2 3 (4.35%) German Language
2 3 (4.35%) Retail
3 2 (2.90%) Finance
4 1 (1.45%) Games
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 37 (53.62%) CSS
2 34 (49.28%) HTML
3 30 (43.48%) LAMP
4 27 (39.13%) jQuery
4 27 (39.13%) XML
5 21 (30.43%) Web Services
6 17 (24.64%) XSLT
7 16 (23.19%) XSD
8 15 (21.74%) RabbitMQ
9 10 (14.49%) HTML5
9 10 (14.49%) XHTML
10 8 (11.59%) CSS3
11 6 (8.70%) Ajax
12 5 (7.25%) Symfony
13 4 (5.80%) JSON
13 4 (5.80%) Ext JS
13 4 (5.80%) CodeIgniter
13 4 (5.80%) Laravel
13 4 (5.80%) Regular Expression
13 4 (5.80%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 15 (21.74%) Derivative
2 10 (14.49%) Open Source
3 5 (7.25%) User Experience
4 4 (5.80%) W3C
4 4 (5.80%) Mobile App
5 3 (4.35%) Telematics
6 2 (2.90%) Digital Media
7 1 (1.45%) Analytical Skills
7 1 (1.45%) EPoS
Operating Systems
1 31 (44.93%) Linux
2 1 (1.45%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 41 (59.42%) OO
2 23 (33.33%) E-Commerce
3 17 (24.64%) OO PHP
4 12 (17.39%) OOP
5 9 (13.04%) MVC
6 8 (11.59%) Agile Software Development
6 8 (11.59%) Web Development
7 6 (8.70%) Web Design
8 5 (7.25%) SEO
9 4 (5.80%) TDD
9 4 (5.80%) Digital Marketing
10 2 (2.90%) Responsive Web Design
10 2 (2.90%) Content Management
10 2 (2.90%) Logistics
11 1 (1.45%) CRM
11 1 (1.45%) Continuous Integration
11 1 (1.45%) BDD
Programming Languages
1 69 (100.00%) PHP
2 38 (55.07%) JavaScript
3 23 (33.33%) SQL
4 9 (13.04%) PHP5
5 1 (1.45%) C
5 1 (1.45%) Java
5 1 (1.45%) Python
5 1 (1.45%) XPath
Qualifications
1 1 (1.45%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (5.80%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 1 (1.45%) Varnish
Vendors
1 19 (27.54%) Oracle
2 16 (23.19%) Red Hat
3 10 (14.49%) Zend
4 4 (5.80%) Sencha
5 1 (1.45%) Atlassian
5 1 (1.45%) Salesforce.com
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