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 21 February 2017 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
21 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
PHP Developer
England / North West
Rank 100 122 105
Rank change year-on-year
+22 -17
Contract jobs requiring a PHP Developer 33 35 38
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 1.26% 0.94% 1.16%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.32% 0.99% 1.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 24 31
Median daily rate £290 £275 £295
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.45% -6.77%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £214 £222 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £390 £309 £340
UK excluding London median daily rate £325 £305 £300
% change year-on-year
+6.55% +1.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 4 0
Median hourly rate £20.00 £47.17 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-57.59% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.00 £47.00 £19.50
% change year-on-year
-57.44% +141.02%

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
2491 3537 3103
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 94.79% 94.93% 94.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 1555 2113 1701
Median daily rate £375 £388 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.22% +3.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £515
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 141 189 198
Median hourly rate £17.50 £27.05 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-35.30% +42.36%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £13.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £48.00 £49.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £18.00 £16.75
% change year-on-year
-2.77% +7.46%

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 21 February 2017.

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 21 February 2017. 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 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 +15 20 £270 +8.00% 27
Cheshire +28 12 £325 +8.33% 4
PHP Developer
England

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

For the 6 months to 21 February 2017, 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 71 (100.00%) PHP
2 47 (66.20%) MySQL
3 38 (53.52%) HTML
4 37 (52.11%) CSS
5 32 (45.07%) JavaScript
6 22 (30.99%) LAMP
7 20 (28.17%) MVC
8 17 (23.94%) OO
9 16 (22.54%) Linux
9 16 (22.54%) Magento
10 15 (21.13%) Git (software)
10 15 (21.13%) Zend
11 14 (19.72%) OOP
11 14 (19.72%) E-Commerce
12 13 (18.31%) Apache
13 12 (16.90%) Agile Software Development
13 12 (16.90%) WordPress
14 11 (15.49%) Laravel
15 10 (14.08%) Zend Framework
15 10 (14.08%) HTML5
16 9 (12.68%) jQuery
17 8 (11.27%) Adobe Creative Suite
17 8 (11.27%) CSS3
17 8 (11.27%) Amazon AWS
17 8 (11.27%) Web Development
17 8 (11.27%) Adobe
17 8 (11.27%) Web Services
17 8 (11.27%) Photoshop
18 7 (9.86%) RESTful
19 6 (8.45%) SaaS

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 13 (18.31%) Apache
2 12 (16.90%) WordPress
3 4 (5.63%) CMS
4 2 (2.82%) IIS
5 1 (1.41%) Drupal
5 1 (1.41%) nginx
5 1 (1.41%) SilverStripe
Applications
1 8 (11.27%) Adobe Creative Suite
1 8 (11.27%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 16 (22.54%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 8 (11.27%) Amazon AWS
2 6 (8.45%) SaaS
3 3 (4.23%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (1.41%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 3 (4.23%) AMQP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 47 (66.20%) MySQL
2 4 (5.63%) SQL Server
3 3 (4.23%) MongoDB
3 3 (4.23%) phpMyAdmin
3 3 (4.23%) PostgreSQL
3 3 (4.23%) Relational Database
4 2 (2.82%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (1.41%) Couchbase
5 1 (1.41%) NoSQL
5 1 (1.41%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 15 (21.13%) Git (software)
2 5 (7.04%) Jenkins
3 4 (5.63%) Cucumber
4 3 (4.23%) PhantomJS
4 3 (4.23%) Subversion
4 3 (4.23%) VSS/SourceSafe
5 1 (1.41%) Mercurial
5 1 (1.41%) PHPUnit
5 1 (1.41%) Vagrant
General
1 4 (5.63%) Finance
2 2 (2.82%) Manufacturing
2 2 (2.82%) Retail
3 1 (1.41%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 38 (53.52%) HTML
2 37 (52.11%) CSS
3 22 (30.99%) LAMP
4 11 (15.49%) Laravel
5 10 (14.08%) HTML5
5 10 (14.08%) Zend Framework
6 9 (12.68%) jQuery
7 8 (11.27%) CSS3
7 8 (11.27%) Web Services
8 7 (9.86%) RESTful
9 5 (7.04%) Sass
10 4 (5.63%) CakePHP
10 4 (5.63%) Ember.js
10 4 (5.63%) JSON
11 3 (4.23%) .NET
11 3 (4.23%) AngularJS
11 3 (4.23%) ASP.NET
11 3 (4.23%) RabbitMQ
11 3 (4.23%) Symfony
12 2 (2.82%) CodeIgniter
Miscellaneous
1 2 (2.82%) Linux Command Line
1 2 (2.82%) Mobile App
2 1 (1.41%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (1.41%) Computer Science
2 1 (1.41%) NHS
2 1 (1.41%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 16 (22.54%) Linux
2 2 (2.82%) Windows
2 2 (2.82%) Windows Server
2 2 (2.82%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (1.41%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (28.17%) MVC
2 17 (23.94%) OO
3 14 (19.72%) E-Commerce
3 14 (19.72%) OOP
4 12 (16.90%) Agile Software Development
5 8 (11.27%) Web Development
6 6 (8.45%) OO PHP
6 6 (8.45%) OOD
6 6 (8.45%) TDD
6 6 (8.45%) Web Design
7 5 (7.04%) Front End Development
8 4 (5.63%) BDD
8 4 (5.63%) Scrum
8 4 (5.63%) SOLID
9 3 (4.23%) B2B
9 3 (4.23%) Continuous Integration
9 3 (4.23%) Kanban
9 3 (4.23%) Modular Programming
9 3 (4.23%) Web Application Development
10 2 (2.82%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 71 (100.00%) PHP
2 32 (45.07%) JavaScript
3 4 (5.63%) Ruby
4 3 (4.23%) PHP 5
5 2 (2.82%) SQL
6 1 (1.41%) C#
6 1 (1.41%) Java
6 1 (1.41%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 1 (1.41%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.82%) QA
System Software
1 1 (1.41%) Varnish
Vendors
1 15 (21.13%) Zend
2 8 (11.27%) Adobe
3 1 (1.41%) Microsoft
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