The table below looks at the statistics for PHP skills in IT contracts advertised for the North West region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited PHP over the 3 months to 25 September 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
25 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
PHP
Rank 66 105 53
Rank change year-on-year
+39 -52
Contract jobs citing PHP 95 67 93
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 2.72% 1.50% 2.91%
As % of the Programming Languages category 7.23% 4.87% 8.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 75 44 64
Median daily rate £350 £325 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% +8.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £235 £250 £228
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £425 £384
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £300 £325
% change year-on-year
+16.66% -7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 2 0
Median hourly rate £21.75 £22.50 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-3.33% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.00 £17.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-14.28% -30.00%
PHP
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Programming Languages category in contract jobs advertised in the North West region.

Programming Languages Category
North West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
1314 1377 1092
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 37.55% 30.77% 34.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 897 875 656
Median daily rate £375 £400 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.25% +23.07%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £525 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 39 50 29
Median hourly rate £32.50 £37.50 £34.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-13.33% +10.29%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.95 £20.30 £13.80
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £42.00 £55.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.50 £39.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+3.84% +11.42%

PHP
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

The demand trend of contract jobs across the North West region citing PHP as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Programming Languages category.

PHP Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

PHP
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 across the North West region.

PHP Daily Rate Trend in the North West

PHP
Daily Rate Histogram in the North West

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing PHP across the North West region over the 3 months to 25 September 2016.

PHP Daily Rate Histogram in the North West

PHP
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 across the North West region.

PHP Hourly Rate Trend in the North West

PHP
Hourly Rate Histogram in the North West

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing PHP across the North West region over the 3 months to 25 September 2016.

PHP Hourly Rate Histogram in the North West

PHP
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 within the North West region over the 3 months to 25 September 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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 +25 63 £325 +8.15% 89
Cheshire +17 22 £350 -9.67% 21
Merseyside +5 4 £300 +4.34% 9
Lancashire +15 2 £325 -20.39% 13
PHP
England

PHP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 25 September 2016, IT contractor jobs citing PHP also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the North West region with a requirement for PHP.

1 142 (65.74%) JavaScript
2 98 (45.37%) Web Development
3 91 (42.13%) HTML
4 87 (40.28%) Java
5 80 (37.04%) CSS
6 70 (32.41%) ERP
7 69 (31.94%) CRM
7 69 (31.94%) Network Security
7 69 (31.94%) Digital Media
8 68 (31.48%) MySQL
9 64 (29.63%) Agile Software Development
10 52 (24.07%) E-Commerce
11 40 (18.52%) Linux
11 40 (18.52%) HTML5
12 35 (16.20%) SQL
13 32 (14.81%) TDD
14 29 (13.43%) CSS3
14 29 (13.43%) Jenkins
15 28 (12.96%) jQuery
15 28 (12.96%) .NET
15 28 (12.96%) Front End Development
16 27 (12.50%) Git (software)
17 26 (12.04%) Magento
18 25 (11.57%) SQL Server
19 24 (11.11%) Ruby
20 23 (10.65%) Continuous Integration
21 22 (10.19%) Puppet
22 21 (9.72%) BDD
22 21 (9.72%) Apache
22 21 (9.72%) Windows

PHP
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 21 (9.72%) Apache
2 19 (8.80%) CMS
2 19 (8.80%) WordPress
3 12 (5.56%) IIS
3 12 (5.56%) SharePoint
3 12 (5.56%) Tomcat
4 11 (5.09%) Drupal
5 8 (3.70%) JBoss
6 6 (2.78%) OpenStack
6 6 (2.78%) SAS
7 4 (1.85%) Joomla!
8 3 (1.39%) ArcGIS
8 3 (1.39%) GeoServer
8 3 (1.39%) SharePoint 2013
9 2 (0.93%) Adobe Experience Manager
9 2 (0.93%) Exchange Server 2010
9 2 (0.93%) MS Exchange
9 2 (0.93%) SharePoint 2010
10 1 (0.46%) Magnolia
10 1 (0.46%) WebSphere
Applications
1 10 (4.63%) Photoshop
2 4 (1.85%) MS Excel
3 3 (1.39%) MS Office
4 2 (0.93%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 2 (0.93%) Adobe Illustrator
4 2 (0.93%) Fireworks
5 1 (0.46%) MS Project
5 1 (0.46%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 26 (12.04%) Magento
2 2 (0.93%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (0.93%) OpenCart
2 2 (0.93%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 1 (0.46%) Salesforce.com CRM
Cloud Services
1 16 (7.41%) Amazon AWS
2 6 (2.78%) Cloud Computing
3 4 (1.85%) GitHub
3 4 (1.85%) Office 365
4 3 (1.39%) Microsoft Azure
5 2 (0.93%) Adobe Creative Cloud
5 2 (0.93%) Google Analytics
6 1 (0.46%) Google Cloud Platform
6 1 (0.46%) Sage Pay
Communications & Networking
1 69 (31.94%) Network Security
2 14 (6.48%) DNS
3 11 (5.09%) Internet
4 7 (3.24%) SSL
5 6 (2.78%) DHCP
5 6 (2.78%) iSCSI
6 5 (2.31%) Fibre Channel
6 5 (2.31%) HTTP
6 5 (2.31%) IMAP
6 5 (2.31%) MRTG
6 5 (2.31%) SMTP
6 5 (2.31%) SNMP
7 3 (1.39%) LDAP
7 3 (1.39%) PuTTY
7 3 (1.39%) SAN
7 3 (1.39%) VPN
7 3 (1.39%) WinSCP
8 2 (0.93%) Intranet
8 2 (0.93%) MPLS
8 2 (0.93%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 68 (31.48%) MySQL
2 25 (11.57%) SQL Server
3 8 (3.70%) Big Data
4 7 (3.24%) MongoDB
5 6 (2.78%) OLAP
5 6 (2.78%) OLAP Cube
5 6 (2.78%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 5 (2.31%) NoSQL
7 4 (1.85%) Data Warehouse
7 4 (1.85%) PostgreSQL
8 3 (1.39%) GIS
9 2 (0.93%) Data Mining
9 2 (0.93%) Redis
9 2 (0.93%) Relational Database
9 2 (0.93%) SQL Server 2008
9 2 (0.93%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 1 (0.46%) Couchbase
10 1 (0.46%) Hazelcast
10 1 (0.46%) Informix
10 1 (0.46%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 29 (13.43%) Jenkins
2 27 (12.50%) Git (software)
3 19 (8.80%) JIRA
4 12 (5.56%) Cucumber
5 7 (3.24%) gulp
5 7 (3.24%) Talend Open Studio
6 6 (2.78%) Grunt
6 6 (2.78%) PhantomJS
7 5 (2.31%) Selenium
7 5 (2.31%) Subversion
8 4 (1.85%) Dreamweaver
8 4 (1.85%) Xcode
9 3 (1.39%) Ant
9 3 (1.39%) JMeter
9 3 (1.39%) Maven
9 3 (1.39%) TortoiseSVN
9 3 (1.39%) WATIR
9 3 (1.39%) WebDriver
10 2 (0.93%) PHPUnit
10 2 (0.93%) SonarQube
General
1 14 (6.48%) Finance
2 12 (5.56%) Marketing
3 11 (5.09%) Retail
4 5 (2.31%) Manufacturing
5 4 (1.85%) Telecoms
6 3 (1.39%) Publishing
7 2 (0.93%) Advertising
7 2 (0.93%) Electronics
8 1 (0.46%) Banking
8 1 (0.46%) Billing
8 1 (0.46%) Games
8 1 (0.46%) German Language
Job Titles
1 131 (60.65%) Developer
2 56 (25.93%) PHP Developer
3 18 (8.33%) HTML Developer
3 18 (8.33%) Magento Developer
4 17 (7.87%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
5 14 (6.48%) Analyst
5 14 (6.48%) Web Developer
6 13 (6.02%) HTML CSS Developer
7 12 (5.56%) JavaScript Developer
8 11 (5.09%) SQL Developer
9 10 (4.63%) PHP Magento Developer
10 9 (4.17%) .NET Developer
10 9 (4.17%) DevOps Engineer
10 9 (4.17%) PHP Web Developer
11 8 (3.70%) C# .NET Developer
11 8 (3.70%) C# Developer
11 8 (3.70%) Test Analyst
12 7 (3.24%) Agile Developer
12 7 (3.24%) Architect
12 7 (3.24%) Linux Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 91 (42.13%) HTML
2 80 (37.04%) CSS
3 40 (18.52%) HTML5
4 29 (13.43%) CSS3
5 28 (12.96%) .NET
5 28 (12.96%) jQuery
6 19 (8.80%) LAMP
7 16 (7.41%) XML
8 13 (6.02%) AngularJS
8 13 (6.02%) JSON
8 13 (6.02%) Sass
9 12 (5.56%) Node.js
10 11 (5.09%) Laravel
11 9 (4.17%) Web Services
12 7 (3.24%) .NET Framework
12 7 (3.24%) Ajax
12 7 (3.24%) CakePHP
13 6 (2.78%) JSP
14 5 (2.31%) Symfony
15 4 (1.85%) WAMP
Miscellaneous
1 69 (31.94%) Digital Media
2 19 (8.80%) User Experience
3 11 (5.09%) Analytical Skills
4 9 (4.17%) PMI
5 4 (1.85%) Computer Science
6 3 (1.39%) Inversion of Control
6 3 (1.39%) SCADA
7 2 (0.93%) Data Centre
7 2 (0.93%) Driving Licence
7 2 (0.93%) iPad
7 2 (0.93%) Mobile App
7 2 (0.93%) NHS
8 1 (0.46%) BBC
8 1 (0.46%) EMC VNX
8 1 (0.46%) Enterprise Software
8 1 (0.46%) Management Information System
8 1 (0.46%) Microsoft Licensing
8 1 (0.46%) N-Tier
8 1 (0.46%) PKI
8 1 (0.46%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 40 (18.52%) Linux
2 21 (9.72%) Windows
3 11 (5.09%) Windows Server 2012
4 9 (4.17%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 7 (3.24%) Apple iOS
5 7 (3.24%) Ubuntu
6 6 (2.78%) CentOS
6 6 (2.78%) Unix
7 5 (2.31%) Debian
8 3 (1.39%) Android
8 3 (1.39%) Windows 7
8 3 (1.39%) Windows Server
8 3 (1.39%) Windows Server 2008
9 2 (0.93%) Solaris
9 2 (0.93%) Windows Mobile
10 1 (0.46%) AIX
10 1 (0.46%) Windows 8
10 1 (0.46%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 98 (45.37%) Web Development
2 70 (32.41%) ERP
3 69 (31.94%) CRM
4 64 (29.63%) Agile Software Development
5 52 (24.07%) E-Commerce
6 32 (14.81%) TDD
7 28 (12.96%) Front End Development
8 23 (10.65%) Continuous Integration
9 21 (9.72%) BDD
10 19 (8.80%) Project Management
11 17 (7.87%) Scrum
12 15 (6.94%) MVC
13 14 (6.48%) Business Intelligence
14 12 (5.56%) DevOps
15 10 (4.63%) Analytics
15 10 (4.63%) ETL
15 10 (4.63%) OO
15 10 (4.63%) PRINCE2
16 9 (4.17%) ITIL
16 9 (4.17%) Security Management
Programming Languages
1 142 (65.74%) JavaScript
2 87 (40.28%) Java
3 35 (16.20%) SQL
4 24 (11.11%) Ruby
5 15 (6.94%) C#
5 15 (6.94%) Python
6 12 (5.56%) Perl
7 11 (5.09%) Bash Shell
8 6 (2.78%) C
8 6 (2.78%) PowerShell
8 6 (2.78%) Shell Script
9 5 (2.31%) Korn
10 4 (1.85%) C++
10 4 (1.85%) Objective-C
10 4 (1.85%) T-SQL
11 3 (1.39%) VB.NET
12 2 (0.93%) Apple Swift
12 2 (0.93%) PHP 5
13 1 (0.46%) Delphi
13 1 (0.46%) XAML
Qualifications
1 11 (5.09%) Degree
2 9 (4.17%) PMI Certification
3 8 (3.70%) Microsoft Certification
4 7 (3.24%) MCITP
4 7 (3.24%) MCTS
4 7 (3.24%) RHCE
5 5 (2.31%) ISEB
5 5 (2.31%) ISTQB
6 4 (1.85%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 1 (0.46%) CCNA
7 1 (0.46%) CCNP
7 1 (0.46%) Cisco Certification
7 1 (0.46%) SC Cleared
7 1 (0.46%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (6.48%) QA
System Software
1 10 (4.63%) Active Directory
2 7 (3.24%) UAG
3 6 (2.78%) VMware Infrastructure
4 5 (2.31%) Dovecot
4 5 (2.31%) iptables
4 5 (2.31%) KVM
4 5 (2.31%) Sendmail
4 5 (2.31%) Squid
5 3 (1.39%) Docker
6 2 (0.93%) Virtual Machines
7 1 (0.46%) Ceph
7 1 (0.46%) Hyper-V
7 1 (0.46%) vCloud
7 1 (0.46%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 22 (10.19%) Puppet
2 14 (6.48%) Nagios
3 10 (4.63%) Red Hat Satellite
4 6 (2.78%) HAProxy
5 5 (2.31%) Cacti
5 5 (2.31%) OpenNebula
6 4 (1.85%) HP SiteScope
6 4 (1.85%) Opscode Chef
6 4 (1.85%) SCCM
6 4 (1.85%) Wonderware InTouch
7 2 (0.93%) Ansible
8 1 (0.46%) CFEngine
8 1 (0.46%) EMC NetWorker
8 1 (0.46%) EMC VPLEX
8 1 (0.46%) Kibana
8 1 (0.46%) Kubernetes
8 1 (0.46%) logstash
8 1 (0.46%) Salt
8 1 (0.46%) vMotion
8 1 (0.46%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 18 (8.33%) Microsoft
1 18 (8.33%) Red Hat
2 11 (5.09%) VMware
3 10 (4.63%) Brocade
4 9 (4.17%) Vertica
4 9 (4.17%) Zend
5 7 (3.24%) Talend
6 6 (2.78%) Adobe
6 6 (2.78%) Google
7 5 (2.31%) Wonderware
8 4 (1.85%) Cisco
8 4 (1.85%) F5
8 4 (1.85%) SAP
9 3 (1.39%) Atlassian
9 3 (1.39%) ESRI
9 3 (1.39%) Oracle
9 3 (1.39%) Rockwell
9 3 (1.39%) Siemens
9 3 (1.39%) Splunk
9 3 (1.39%) Tableau
Manchester, Lancashire
Oscar
Rate: £275 - £375 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester
Computer Futures
Rate: £300 - £380 per day + competitive
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Oscar
Rate: £350 - £400 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Manchester
Computer Futures
Rate: £200 - £250 per annum + competitive
Posted: 3 days ago
Ashton-Under-Lyne, Lancashire
Interaction Recruitment PLC
Rate: £300 - 350 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Cheshire
Oscar
Rate: £350 - £425 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Ascent People Ltd
Rate: £250 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Cheshire
Oscar
Rate: £360 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Oscar
Rate: £350 - £450 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Oscar
Rate: £350 - £450 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Chester, Cheshire
TEKsystems
Rate: £400 - £425 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
McGregor Boyall
Rate: £375 - £475 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Stafford-Sharp Associates
Rate: £400.00 - £475.00 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Chester, Cheshire
Oscar
Rate: £350 - £385 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Chester, Cheshire
Oscar
Rate: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Reed Technology
Rate: £400 - £475 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Oscar
Rate: £500 - £600 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Salford, Lancashire
Reed Technology
Rate: £350 - £450 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Warrington, Cheshire
Oscar
Rate: £10 - £12 per hour
Posted: 6 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Oscar
Rate: £300 - £350 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Warrington, Cheshire
Oscar
Rate: £10 - £15 per hour
Posted: 6 days ago