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 25 November 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
25 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
PHP Developer
Rank 105 98 93
Rank change year-on-year
-7 -5
Contract jobs requiring a PHP Developer 31 32 41
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.97% 1.15% 1.32%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.06% 1.28% 1.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 24 34
Average daily rate
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£310 £300 £225
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.33% +33.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £252 £230 £183
10% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £400 £334
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £275 £288
% change year-on-year
+9.09% -4.34%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £35.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
-42.85% +7.69%
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
2927 2507 2844
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 91.99% 90.41% 91.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 1719 1225 1432
Average daily rate £350 £338 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.70% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £210 £215 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £518 £500 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 160 186 192
Average hourly rate £15.00 £17.50 £18.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-14.28% -2.77%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £10.00 £11.60
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £40.57 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £16.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
- -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 25 November 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 25 November 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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statistics and historical trends)
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 -8 23 £313 -3.84% 38
Cheshire +7 6 £275 -8.33% 5
Lancashire -23 1 - - 8
Merseyside - 1 - - 3
Cumbria - - - -
PHP Developer
England

PHP Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 25 November 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 68 (100.00%) PHP
2 41 (60.29%) OO
3 35 (51.47%) JavaScript
4 33 (48.53%) CSS
4 33 (48.53%) jQuery
5 32 (47.06%) MySQL
6 30 (44.12%) Subversion
7 29 (42.65%) HTML
8 27 (39.71%) LAMP
9 25 (36.76%) Linux
9 25 (36.76%) Git (software)
10 24 (35.29%) SQL
10 24 (35.29%) XML
11 23 (33.82%) E-Commerce
12 20 (29.41%) Oracle
13 19 (27.94%) Web Services
14 18 (26.47%) XSLT
15 17 (25.00%) XSD
15 17 (25.00%) Red Hat
16 16 (23.53%) Oracle Database
16 16 (23.53%) OO PHP
17 15 (22.06%) RabbitMQ
17 15 (22.06%) Derivative
18 12 (17.65%) OOP
18 12 (17.65%) HTML5
18 12 (17.65%) Open Source
19 11 (16.18%) MVC
20 9 (13.24%) CSS3
21 8 (11.76%) Agile Software Development
21 8 (11.76%) Drupal

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

For the 6 months to 25 November 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 (11.76%) Drupal
2 6 (8.82%) CMS
3 5 (7.35%) Apache
3 5 (7.35%) WordPress
4 1 (1.47%) Joomla!
4 1 (1.47%) Apache Solr
4 1 (1.47%) Elasticsearch
Business Applications
1 4 (5.88%) Magento
Database & Business Intelligence
1 32 (47.06%) MySQL
2 16 (23.53%) Oracle Database
3 3 (4.41%) SQL Server
3 3 (4.41%) Relational Database
4 2 (2.94%) RDBMS
5 1 (1.47%) PostgreSQL
5 1 (1.47%) Redis
5 1 (1.47%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 30 (44.12%) Subversion
2 25 (36.76%) Git (software)
3 1 (1.47%) JIRA
3 1 (1.47%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 1 (1.47%) TeamCity
3 1 (1.47%) PHPUnit
3 1 (1.47%) YouTrack
General
1 5 (7.35%) Marketing
2 4 (5.88%) Retail
2 4 (5.88%) German Language
3 1 (1.47%) Finance
3 1 (1.47%) Games
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 33 (48.53%) CSS
1 33 (48.53%) jQuery
2 29 (42.65%) HTML
3 27 (39.71%) LAMP
4 24 (35.29%) XML
5 19 (27.94%) Web Services
6 18 (26.47%) XSLT
7 17 (25.00%) XSD
8 15 (22.06%) RabbitMQ
9 12 (17.65%) HTML5
10 9 (13.24%) CSS3
11 5 (7.35%) Ajax
12 4 (5.88%) Ext JS
12 4 (5.88%) Laravel
12 4 (5.88%) Regular Expression
12 4 (5.88%) Twitter Bootstrap
12 4 (5.88%) CodeIgniter
13 3 (4.41%) Symfony
14 2 (2.94%) Sass
14 2 (2.94%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 15 (22.06%) Derivative
2 12 (17.65%) Open Source
3 5 (7.35%) User Experience
4 4 (5.88%) Mobile App
4 4 (5.88%) W3C
5 2 (2.94%) Digital Media
6 1 (1.47%) Analytical Skills
6 1 (1.47%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 25 (36.76%) Linux
2 1 (1.47%) Windows
2 1 (1.47%) Android
2 1 (1.47%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 1 (1.47%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 41 (60.29%) OO
2 23 (33.82%) E-Commerce
3 16 (23.53%) OO PHP
4 12 (17.65%) OOP
5 11 (16.18%) MVC
6 8 (11.76%) Agile Software Development
7 6 (8.82%) Web Development
8 5 (7.35%) TDD
9 4 (5.88%) Digital Marketing
9 4 (5.88%) SEO
10 2 (2.94%) Responsive Web Design
10 2 (2.94%) Continuous Integration
10 2 (2.94%) Content Management
10 2 (2.94%) Logistics
10 2 (2.94%) Web Design
11 1 (1.47%) CRM
11 1 (1.47%) Risk Analysis
11 1 (1.47%) Unit Testing
11 1 (1.47%) BDD
Programming Languages
1 68 (100.00%) PHP
2 35 (51.47%) JavaScript
3 24 (35.29%) SQL
4 5 (7.35%) PHP5
5 2 (2.94%) Python
6 1 (1.47%) Java
6 1 (1.47%) C
6 1 (1.47%) XPath
Qualifications
1 1 (1.47%) Degree
System Software
1 1 (1.47%) Varnish
Vendors
1 20 (29.41%) Oracle
2 17 (25.00%) Red Hat
3 8 (11.76%) Zend
4 4 (5.88%) Sencha
5 1 (1.47%) Salesforce.com
5 1 (1.47%) SAP
5 1 (1.47%) Atlassian
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