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 20 January 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
20 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
PHP Developer
England / North West
Rank 103 137 114
Rank change year-on-year
+34 -23
Contract jobs requiring a PHP Developer 31 23 20
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 1.18% 0.59% 0.63%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.24% 0.62% 0.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 26 17 14
Median daily rate £325 £300 £278
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.33% +8.10%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £235 £215 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £319 £347
UK excluding London median daily rate £325 £305 £300
% change year-on-year
+6.55% +1.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Median hourly rate £20.00 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.00 £35.50 £24.75
% change year-on-year
-49.29% +43.43%

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
2494 3682 2998
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 95.26% 94.73% 94.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 1595 2188 1735
Median daily rate £375 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £235 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+4.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 104 170 187
Median hourly rate £18.00 £22.50 £17.17
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-20.00% +31.06%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.00 £10.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £51.80 £37.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year
- +9.37%

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 20 January 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 20 January 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 +23 22 £325 +30.00% 25
Cheshire +28 9 £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 20 January 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 67 (100.00%) PHP
2 38 (56.72%) MySQL
3 37 (55.22%) HTML
4 36 (53.73%) CSS
5 30 (44.78%) JavaScript
6 19 (28.36%) LAMP
7 17 (25.37%) MVC
7 17 (25.37%) Git (software)
8 16 (23.88%) Zend
8 16 (23.88%) Linux
9 15 (22.39%) Agile Software Development
10 14 (20.90%) Web Development
10 14 (20.90%) OO
10 14 (20.90%) E-Commerce
11 13 (19.40%) OOP
11 13 (19.40%) Magento
12 12 (17.91%) Apache
13 11 (16.42%) Amazon AWS
13 11 (16.42%) Zend Framework
14 10 (14.93%) HTML5
14 10 (14.93%) WordPress
14 10 (14.93%) TDD
15 9 (13.43%) Sass
15 9 (13.43%) Jenkins
16 8 (11.94%) CSS3
16 8 (11.94%) jQuery
16 8 (11.94%) Web Services
17 7 (10.45%) Ruby
17 7 (10.45%) JSON
17 7 (10.45%) Laravel

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 12 (17.91%) Apache
2 10 (14.93%) WordPress
3 4 (5.97%) CMS
4 2 (2.99%) IIS
5 1 (1.49%) Drupal
5 1 (1.49%) nginx
5 1 (1.49%) SilverStripe
Applications
1 5 (7.46%) Adobe Creative Suite
1 5 (7.46%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 13 (19.40%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 11 (16.42%) Amazon AWS
2 6 (8.96%) SaaS
3 5 (7.46%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (1.49%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 3 (4.48%) AMQP
2 1 (1.49%) Intranet
2 1 (1.49%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 38 (56.72%) MySQL
2 6 (8.96%) SQL Server
3 4 (5.97%) phpMyAdmin
4 3 (4.48%) MongoDB
4 3 (4.48%) PostgreSQL
4 3 (4.48%) Relational Database
5 2 (2.99%) SQL Server 2008
6 1 (1.49%) Couchbase
6 1 (1.49%) NoSQL
6 1 (1.49%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 17 (25.37%) Git (software)
2 9 (13.43%) Jenkins
3 7 (10.45%) Cucumber
4 5 (7.46%) PhantomJS
5 3 (4.48%) Subversion
5 3 (4.48%) VSS/SourceSafe
6 2 (2.99%) PHPUnit
7 1 (1.49%) gulp
7 1 (1.49%) Mercurial
7 1 (1.49%) Vagrant
General
1 4 (5.97%) Finance
2 2 (2.99%) Manufacturing
2 2 (2.99%) Retail
3 1 (1.49%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 37 (55.22%) HTML
2 36 (53.73%) CSS
3 19 (28.36%) LAMP
4 11 (16.42%) Zend Framework
5 10 (14.93%) HTML5
6 9 (13.43%) Sass
7 8 (11.94%) CSS3
7 8 (11.94%) jQuery
7 8 (11.94%) Web Services
8 7 (10.45%) JSON
8 7 (10.45%) Laravel
8 7 (10.45%) RESTful
9 5 (7.46%) CakePHP
10 3 (4.48%) .NET
10 3 (4.48%) Ajax
10 3 (4.48%) ASP.NET
10 3 (4.48%) RabbitMQ
10 3 (4.48%) Symfony
11 2 (2.99%) SOAP
11 2 (2.99%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 3 (4.48%) User Experience
2 2 (2.99%) Mobile App
3 1 (1.49%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (1.49%) Computer Science
3 1 (1.49%) Digital Media
3 1 (1.49%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 16 (23.88%) Linux
2 2 (2.99%) Windows
2 2 (2.99%) Windows Server
2 2 (2.99%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (1.49%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (25.37%) MVC
2 15 (22.39%) Agile Software Development
3 14 (20.90%) E-Commerce
3 14 (20.90%) OO
3 14 (20.90%) Web Development
4 13 (19.40%) OOP
5 10 (14.93%) TDD
6 6 (8.96%) BDD
6 6 (8.96%) Continuous Integration
6 6 (8.96%) OOD
6 6 (8.96%) Web Design
7 5 (7.46%) Front End Development
8 4 (5.97%) Scrum
9 3 (4.48%) B2B
9 3 (4.48%) Kanban
9 3 (4.48%) Modular Programming
9 3 (4.48%) OO PHP
9 3 (4.48%) Web Application Development
10 2 (2.99%) Continuous Delivery
10 2 (2.99%) UX Design
Programming Languages
1 67 (100.00%) PHP
2 30 (44.78%) JavaScript
3 7 (10.45%) Ruby
4 4 (5.97%) SQL
5 3 (4.48%) PHP 5
6 1 (1.49%) C#
6 1 (1.49%) Java
6 1 (1.49%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 1 (1.49%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (5.97%) QA
System Software
1 1 (1.49%) Varnish
Vendors
1 16 (23.88%) Zend
2 5 (7.46%) Adobe
3 1 (1.49%) Microsoft
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