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 29 May 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
29 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
PHP
Rank 49 89 80
Rank change year-on-year
+40 -9
Contract jobs citing PHP 138 67 56
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 3.54% 1.77% 1.79%
As % of the Programming Languages category 10.45% 5.55% 6.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 104 46 41
Median daily rate £338 £306 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.20% +2.08%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £220 £231
10% offered a daily rate of more than £439 £575 £388
UK excluding London median daily rate £338 £313 £335
% change year-on-year
+8.00% -6.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 1
Median hourly rate £18.80 - £37.29
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.75 £22.50 £37.29
% change year-on-year
-30.00% -39.66%
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
1320 1208 921
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 33.85% 31.90% 29.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 867 783 537
Median daily rate £383 £375 £330
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.13% +13.63%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £275 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £570 £420
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 27 28 23
Median hourly rate £32.50 £34.00 £31.24
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-4.41% +8.85%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.80 £15.00 £15.18
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.23 £46.09 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £36.40 £36.00
% change year-on-year
+3.02% +1.11%

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 29 May 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 29 May 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 29 May 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 +17 78 £350 +27.27% 87
Cheshire +3 27 £363 +3.57% 28
Merseyside +12 20 £291 -3.16% 8
Lancashire +11 8 £313 - 26
PHP
England

PHP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 29 May 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.

1 138 (66.67%) JavaScript
2 79 (38.16%) CSS
3 76 (36.71%) HTML
4 71 (34.30%) MySQL
5 70 (33.82%) Web Development
6 66 (31.88%) Java
7 47 (22.71%) CRM
7 47 (22.71%) ERP
8 46 (22.22%) Agile Software Development
8 46 (22.22%) Digital Media
9 45 (21.74%) Network Security
10 38 (18.36%) SQL
11 37 (17.87%) Linux
11 37 (17.87%) E-Commerce
12 34 (16.43%) .NET
13 33 (15.94%) HTML5
14 31 (14.98%) jQuery
14 31 (14.98%) TDD
15 29 (14.01%) Finance
16 27 (13.04%) Front End Development
17 26 (12.56%) Magento
18 24 (11.59%) LAMP
18 24 (11.59%) Python
19 23 (11.11%) BDD
19 23 (11.11%) CSS3
20 22 (10.63%) Node.js
20 22 (10.63%) Windows
20 22 (10.63%) Microsoft
21 21 (10.14%) Apache
21 21 (10.14%) SQL Server

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 22 (10.63%) Node.js
2 21 (10.14%) Apache
3 20 (9.66%) CMS
4 16 (7.73%) WordPress
5 13 (6.28%) Tomcat
6 12 (5.80%) Drupal
7 11 (5.31%) IIS
8 10 (4.83%) SharePoint
9 7 (3.38%) JBoss
10 5 (2.42%) OpenStack
11 4 (1.93%) SAS
12 3 (1.45%) BizTalk Server
12 3 (1.45%) ExpressionEngine
12 3 (1.45%) Joomla!
13 2 (0.97%) ArcGIS
13 2 (0.97%) GeoServer
13 2 (0.97%) SharePoint 2010
13 2 (0.97%) SharePoint 2013
14 1 (0.48%) Alfresco
14 1 (0.48%) WebSphere
Applications
1 7 (3.38%) Photoshop
2 6 (2.90%) MS Excel
2 6 (2.90%) MS Office
3 4 (1.93%) Adobe Illustrator
3 4 (1.93%) Fireworks
4 2 (0.97%) Adobe Creative Suite
5 1 (0.48%) MS Project
5 1 (0.48%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 26 (12.56%) Magento
2 2 (0.97%) OpenCart
2 2 (0.97%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 1 (0.48%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.48%) Dynamics NAV
3 1 (0.48%) Oracle Applications
Cloud Services
1 5 (2.42%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (1.45%) Amazon ElastiCache
2 3 (1.45%) GitHub
2 3 (1.45%) SaaS
3 2 (0.97%) Adobe Creative Cloud
3 2 (0.97%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (0.48%) Amazon EC2
4 1 (0.48%) Amazon ELB
4 1 (0.48%) Amazon S3
4 1 (0.48%) AWS CloudFormation
4 1 (0.48%) CloudFront
4 1 (0.48%) Google Play
4 1 (0.48%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 45 (21.74%) Network Security
2 15 (7.25%) DNS
3 11 (5.31%) Internet
4 7 (3.38%) SSL
5 6 (2.90%) HTTP
5 6 (2.90%) Intranet
6 5 (2.42%) MRTG
7 4 (1.93%) DHCP
7 4 (1.93%) Fibre Channel
7 4 (1.93%) IMAP
7 4 (1.93%) iSCSI
7 4 (1.93%) SMTP
8 3 (1.45%) LDAP
9 2 (0.97%) Firewall
9 2 (0.97%) PuTTY
9 2 (0.97%) WinSCP
10 1 (0.48%) LAN
10 1 (0.48%) NAS
10 1 (0.48%) SAN
10 1 (0.48%) TETRA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 71 (34.30%) MySQL
2 21 (10.14%) SQL Server
3 7 (3.38%) Big Data
3 7 (3.38%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 6 (2.90%) NoSQL
4 6 (2.90%) OLAP
4 6 (2.90%) OLAP Cube
4 6 (2.90%) Relational Database
5 4 (1.93%) Data Warehouse
5 4 (1.93%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 3 (1.45%) Redis
7 2 (0.97%) GIS
7 2 (0.97%) MongoDB
7 2 (0.97%) SQL Server 2005
7 2 (0.97%) SQL Server 2008
7 2 (0.97%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 1 (0.48%) Amazon RDS
8 1 (0.48%) Hazelcast
8 1 (0.48%) PostgreSQL
8 1 (0.48%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 21 (10.14%) Git (software)
2 15 (7.25%) Jenkins
2 15 (7.25%) JIRA
3 12 (5.80%) Subversion
4 7 (3.38%) Talend Open Studio
5 5 (2.42%) NetBeans
5 5 (2.42%) Selenium
6 3 (1.45%) Cucumber
6 3 (1.45%) Maven
6 3 (1.45%) WebDriver
7 2 (0.97%) Ant
7 2 (0.97%) Dreamweaver
7 2 (0.97%) JMeter
7 2 (0.97%) TortoiseSVN
7 2 (0.97%) WATIR
8 1 (0.48%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 1 (0.48%) Eclipse
8 1 (0.48%) JUnit
8 1 (0.48%) Xcode
8 1 (0.48%) Zend Studio
General
1 29 (14.01%) Finance
2 9 (4.35%) Marketing
3 5 (2.42%) Telecoms
4 4 (1.93%) Manufacturing
4 4 (1.93%) Retail
5 3 (1.45%) Publishing
6 2 (0.97%) Billing
6 2 (0.97%) Electronics
7 1 (0.48%) Advertising
7 1 (0.48%) Back Office
7 1 (0.48%) Games
7 1 (0.48%) German Language
7 1 (0.48%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 129 (62.32%) Developer
2 67 (32.37%) PHP Developer
3 21 (10.14%) JavaScript Developer
4 19 (9.18%) HTML Developer
5 18 (8.70%) Web Developer
6 17 (8.21%) HTML CSS Developer
7 15 (7.25%) Magento Developer
8 14 (6.76%) Analyst
9 12 (5.80%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
9 12 (5.80%) PHP Web Developer
10 10 (4.83%) Architect
11 9 (4.35%) Java Developer
11 9 (4.35%) MySQL Developer
11 9 (4.35%) PHP MySQL Developer
12 8 (3.86%) Consultant
12 8 (3.86%) Node.js Developer
13 7 (3.38%) SQL Developer
13 7 (3.38%) Test Analyst
14 6 (2.90%) .NET Developer
14 6 (2.90%) Senior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 79 (38.16%) CSS
2 76 (36.71%) HTML
3 34 (16.43%) .NET
4 33 (15.94%) HTML5
5 31 (14.98%) jQuery
6 24 (11.59%) LAMP
7 23 (11.11%) CSS3
8 19 (9.18%) XML
9 15 (7.25%) Web Services
10 13 (6.28%) React
11 10 (4.83%) REST
12 9 (4.35%) CodeIgniter
12 9 (4.35%) JSON
12 9 (4.35%) JSP
12 9 (4.35%) RESTful
12 9 (4.35%) SOAP
13 8 (3.86%) .NET Framework
13 8 (3.86%) Laravel
14 7 (3.38%) Symfony
15 6 (2.90%) CakePHP
Miscellaneous
1 46 (22.22%) Digital Media
2 12 (5.80%) User Experience
3 10 (4.83%) Mobile App
4 8 (3.86%) PMI
5 7 (3.38%) Analytical Skills
6 6 (2.90%) Computer Science
6 6 (2.90%) iPad
7 4 (1.93%) Replication
8 3 (1.45%) Enterprise Software
9 2 (0.97%) Clustering
9 2 (0.97%) Driving Licence
9 2 (0.97%) Enterprise Cloud
9 2 (0.97%) Inversion of Control
9 2 (0.97%) Management Information System
9 2 (0.97%) NHS
9 2 (0.97%) Social Media
10 1 (0.48%) Data Structures
10 1 (0.48%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 37 (17.87%) Linux
2 22 (10.63%) Windows
3 10 (4.83%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 9 (4.35%) Windows Server 2012
5 8 (3.86%) CentOS
6 7 (3.38%) Unix
7 6 (2.90%) Ubuntu
8 5 (2.42%) Apple iOS
8 5 (2.42%) Debian
9 4 (1.93%) Android
9 4 (1.93%) Mac OS
10 3 (1.45%) Solaris
11 2 (0.97%) openSUSE
11 2 (0.97%) Oracle Linux
11 2 (0.97%) Windows Server
12 1 (0.48%) AIX
12 1 (0.48%) Windows 7
12 1 (0.48%) Windows Server 2003
12 1 (0.48%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 70 (33.82%) Web Development
2 47 (22.71%) CRM
2 47 (22.71%) ERP
3 46 (22.22%) Agile Software Development
4 37 (17.87%) E-Commerce
5 31 (14.98%) TDD
6 27 (13.04%) Front End Development
7 23 (11.11%) BDD
8 21 (10.14%) MVC
9 17 (8.21%) OO
10 16 (7.73%) Project Management
11 15 (7.25%) Continuous Integration
12 14 (6.76%) Scrum
13 12 (5.80%) Business Intelligence
13 12 (5.80%) Responsive Web Design
14 11 (5.31%) DevOps
14 11 (5.31%) Open Source
15 10 (4.83%) Web Design
16 9 (4.35%) ITIL
16 9 (4.35%) OOP
Programming Languages
1 138 (66.67%) JavaScript
2 66 (31.88%) Java
3 38 (18.36%) SQL
4 24 (11.59%) Python
5 20 (9.66%) C#
5 20 (9.66%) Ruby
6 11 (5.31%) Bash Shell
7 10 (4.83%) Perl
8 9 (4.35%) C
8 9 (4.35%) PHP 5
9 8 (3.86%) Shell Script
10 7 (3.38%) C++
11 6 (2.90%) T-SQL
12 5 (2.42%) Korn
12 5 (2.42%) PowerShell
13 2 (0.97%) Go
13 2 (0.97%) VB.NET
14 1 (0.48%) Objective-C
14 1 (0.48%) PHP 4
14 1 (0.48%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 11 (5.31%) Degree
2 8 (3.86%) Microsoft Certification
2 8 (3.86%) PMI Certification
3 7 (3.38%) ISEB
3 7 (3.38%) MCITP
3 7 (3.38%) MCTS
3 7 (3.38%) RHCE
4 5 (2.42%) ISTQB
5 4 (1.93%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 2 (0.97%) PhD
6 2 (0.97%) RHCSA
6 2 (0.97%) SC Cleared
6 2 (0.97%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (4.83%) QA
System Software
1 8 (3.86%) Active Directory
2 7 (3.38%) UAG
3 6 (2.90%) VMware Infrastructure
4 5 (2.42%) KVM
5 4 (1.93%) Dovecot
5 4 (1.93%) iptables
5 4 (1.93%) Sendmail
5 4 (1.93%) Squid
6 2 (0.97%) Veritas Cluster Server
6 2 (0.97%) Veritas Volume Manager
7 1 (0.48%) Docker
7 1 (0.48%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 21 (10.14%) Puppet
2 9 (4.35%) Nagios
2 9 (4.35%) Red Hat Satellite
3 5 (2.42%) Cacti
3 5 (2.42%) OpenNebula
4 4 (1.93%) HAProxy
4 4 (1.93%) SCCM
5 3 (1.45%) HP SiteScope
6 2 (0.97%) Ansible
6 2 (0.97%) NetBackup
6 2 (0.97%) Opscode Chef
6 2 (0.97%) Red Hat Spacewalk
7 1 (0.48%) EMC NetWorker
7 1 (0.48%) Kubernetes
7 1 (0.48%) Packer
7 1 (0.48%) Tivoli
7 1 (0.48%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 22 (10.63%) Microsoft
2 17 (8.21%) Red Hat
3 12 (5.80%) Zend
4 11 (5.31%) Oracle
5 9 (4.35%) Brocade
5 9 (4.35%) VMware
6 8 (3.86%) Vertica
7 7 (3.38%) Talend
8 4 (1.93%) Google
8 4 (1.93%) SAP
9 3 (1.45%) Adobe
9 3 (1.45%) Splunk
10 2 (0.97%) AppSense
10 2 (0.97%) Cisco
10 2 (0.97%) ESRI
10 2 (0.97%) F5
10 2 (0.97%) Tableau
10 2 (0.97%) Twitter
10 2 (0.97%) Veritas
11 1 (0.48%) Telerik
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Amoria Bond
Rate: £0.00 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Chester, Cheshire
Cathcart Associates Ltd
Rate: £275 - £325 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Oscar
Rate: £250 - £375 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Oscar
Rate: £300 - £400 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Experis Ltd
Rate: £200.00 - £212.00 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Experis Ltd
Rate: £200.00 - £295.00 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
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Chassam Contract
Rate: £28,000 per annum 12 Months Fixed Term Contract
Posted: 5 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Oscar
Rate: £350 - £400 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester
Computer Futures
Rate: £250 - £300 per annum + competitive
Posted: 13 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Oscar
Rate: £300 - £350 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Oscar
Rate: £300 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Oscar
Rate: £325 - £400 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Chester, Cheshire
Oscar
Rate: £375 - £450 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
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People Source Consulting
Rate: £200 - £250 per day
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Oscar
Rate: £400 - £425 per day
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Oscar
Rate: £375 - £400 per day
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Rate: £450 - £500 per day
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