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 August 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 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
PHP
Rank 65 105 55
Rank change year-on-year
+40 -50
Contract jobs citing PHP 94 61 92
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 2.69% 1.45% 2.89%
As % of the Programming Languages category 7.02% 4.59% 8.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 75 41 59
Median daily rate £325 £323 £330
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.77% -2.27%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £230 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £400 £520
UK excluding London median daily rate £333 £300 £325
% change year-on-year
+10.83% -7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 1 0
Median hourly rate £22.25 £35.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-36.42% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.25 £18.75 £32.28
% change year-on-year
-18.66% -41.90%
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
1339 1330 1023
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 38.29% 31.67% 32.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 901 833 591
Median daily rate £375 £375 £335
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +11.94%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £525 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £365 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.73% +4.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 33 39 30
Median hourly rate £25.00 £37.50 £30.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-33.33% +25.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.40 £21.50 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.90 £55.00 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £39.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +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 August 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 August 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 August 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 +18 56 £325 +8.32% 83
Cheshire +20 24 £344 -11.29% 35
Lancashire +12 6 £269 -28.33% 14
Merseyside +9 4 £323 +43.33% 6
PHP
England

PHP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 25 August 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.

1 151 (65.94%) JavaScript
2 96 (41.92%) Web Development
3 95 (41.48%) Java
4 84 (36.68%) HTML
4 84 (36.68%) CSS
5 80 (34.93%) MySQL
6 75 (32.75%) ERP
6 75 (32.75%) Digital Media
7 74 (32.31%) Network Security
7 74 (32.31%) CRM
8 61 (26.64%) Agile Software Development
9 50 (21.83%) E-Commerce
10 41 (17.90%) Linux
11 39 (17.03%) HTML5
12 37 (16.16%) SQL
12 37 (16.16%) .NET
13 36 (15.72%) TDD
14 32 (13.97%) jQuery
15 30 (13.10%) Front End Development
16 29 (12.66%) CSS3
17 26 (11.35%) Magento
17 26 (11.35%) SQL Server
18 25 (10.92%) C#
18 25 (10.92%) Git (software)
18 25 (10.92%) BDD
19 23 (10.04%) Microsoft
19 23 (10.04%) LAMP
20 22 (9.61%) Ruby
20 22 (9.61%) XML
20 22 (9.61%) Apache

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 (9.61%) Apache
2 17 (7.42%) CMS
3 16 (6.99%) WordPress
4 12 (5.24%) Drupal
4 12 (5.24%) IIS
4 12 (5.24%) Tomcat
5 11 (4.80%) SharePoint
6 8 (3.49%) JBoss
7 4 (1.75%) Joomla!
7 4 (1.75%) SAS
8 3 (1.31%) ArcGIS
8 3 (1.31%) BizTalk Server
8 3 (1.31%) GeoServer
8 3 (1.31%) MS Exchange
8 3 (1.31%) OpenStack
9 2 (0.87%) Adobe Experience Manager
9 2 (0.87%) Exchange Server 2010
9 2 (0.87%) SharePoint 2010
9 2 (0.87%) SharePoint 2013
10 1 (0.44%) Magnolia
Applications
1 12 (5.24%) Photoshop
2 8 (3.49%) MS Excel
3 6 (2.62%) MS Office
4 4 (1.75%) Adobe Illustrator
4 4 (1.75%) Fireworks
5 2 (0.87%) Adobe Creative Suite
6 1 (0.44%) MS Project
6 1 (0.44%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 26 (11.35%) Magento
2 2 (0.87%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (0.87%) OpenCart
2 2 (0.87%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 1 (0.44%) Salesforce.com CRM
Cloud Services
1 11 (4.80%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (1.75%) GitHub
2 4 (1.75%) Office 365
3 3 (1.31%) Microsoft Azure
4 2 (0.87%) Adobe Creative Cloud
4 2 (0.87%) Cloud Computing
5 1 (0.44%) Amazon ElastiCache
5 1 (0.44%) Google Cloud Platform
5 1 (0.44%) Google Play
5 1 (0.44%) Sage Pay
Communications & Networking
1 74 (32.31%) Network Security
2 12 (5.24%) DNS
3 11 (4.80%) Internet
4 7 (3.06%) SSL
5 4 (1.75%) DHCP
5 4 (1.75%) HTTP
5 4 (1.75%) iSCSI
5 4 (1.75%) SNMP
6 3 (1.31%) Fibre Channel
6 3 (1.31%) IMAP
6 3 (1.31%) MRTG
6 3 (1.31%) PuTTY
6 3 (1.31%) SMTP
6 3 (1.31%) WinSCP
7 2 (0.87%) Firewall
7 2 (0.87%) Intranet
7 2 (0.87%) LDAP
8 1 (0.44%) SAN
8 1 (0.44%) SMS
8 1 (0.44%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 80 (34.93%) MySQL
2 26 (11.35%) SQL Server
3 8 (3.49%) Big Data
4 6 (2.62%) MongoDB
4 6 (2.62%) NoSQL
4 6 (2.62%) OLAP
4 6 (2.62%) OLAP Cube
4 6 (2.62%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 5 (2.18%) Data Warehouse
6 4 (1.75%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 3 (1.31%) GIS
7 3 (1.31%) PostgreSQL
7 3 (1.31%) Redis
7 3 (1.31%) Relational Database
7 3 (1.31%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 2 (0.87%) SQL Server 2008
9 1 (0.44%) Couchbase
9 1 (0.44%) Data Mining
9 1 (0.44%) Hazelcast
9 1 (0.44%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 25 (10.92%) Git (software)
2 21 (9.17%) Jenkins
3 17 (7.42%) JIRA
4 8 (3.49%) Cucumber
4 8 (3.49%) Subversion
5 7 (3.06%) Selenium
5 7 (3.06%) Talend Open Studio
6 6 (2.62%) gulp
7 5 (2.18%) Grunt
7 5 (2.18%) Xcode
8 4 (1.75%) Dreamweaver
8 4 (1.75%) WebDriver
9 3 (1.31%) Ant
9 3 (1.31%) JMeter
9 3 (1.31%) Maven
9 3 (1.31%) TortoiseSVN
9 3 (1.31%) WATIR
10 2 (0.87%) PhantomJS
10 2 (0.87%) PHPUnit
10 2 (0.87%) SonarQube
General
1 21 (9.17%) Finance
2 12 (5.24%) Marketing
2 12 (5.24%) Retail
3 6 (2.62%) Telecoms
4 5 (2.18%) Manufacturing
5 3 (1.31%) Publishing
6 2 (0.87%) Advertising
6 2 (0.87%) Billing
6 2 (0.87%) Electronics
6 2 (0.87%) Games
7 1 (0.44%) Banking
7 1 (0.44%) German Language
Job Titles
1 142 (62.01%) Developer
2 57 (24.89%) PHP Developer
3 19 (8.30%) JavaScript Developer
4 18 (7.86%) HTML Developer
5 17 (7.42%) Analyst
5 17 (7.42%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
6 16 (6.99%) Magento Developer
7 14 (6.11%) HTML CSS Developer
8 11 (4.80%) Web Developer
9 10 (4.37%) SQL Developer
10 9 (3.93%) .NET Developer
11 8 (3.49%) Agile Developer
11 8 (3.49%) Architect
11 8 (3.49%) C# .NET Developer
11 8 (3.49%) C# Developer
11 8 (3.49%) DevOps Engineer
11 8 (3.49%) Test Analyst
12 7 (3.06%) Java Developer
12 7 (3.06%) PHP MySQL Developer
12 7 (3.06%) WordPress Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 84 (36.68%) CSS
1 84 (36.68%) HTML
2 39 (17.03%) HTML5
3 37 (16.16%) .NET
4 32 (13.97%) jQuery
5 29 (12.66%) CSS3
6 23 (10.04%) LAMP
7 22 (9.61%) XML
8 19 (8.30%) Node.js
9 14 (6.11%) Web Services
10 13 (5.68%) AngularJS
11 11 (4.80%) JSON
11 11 (4.80%) React
12 10 (4.37%) Laravel
13 8 (3.49%) .NET Framework
13 8 (3.49%) CakePHP
13 8 (3.49%) Sass
14 7 (3.06%) JSP
14 7 (3.06%) REST
14 7 (3.06%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 75 (32.75%) Digital Media
2 16 (6.99%) User Experience
3 9 (3.93%) PMI
4 7 (3.06%) Analytical Skills
4 7 (3.06%) Computer Science
5 6 (2.62%) Mobile App
6 4 (1.75%) iPad
7 3 (1.31%) Inversion of Control
8 2 (0.87%) Driving Licence
8 2 (0.87%) Management Information System
8 2 (0.87%) NHS
8 2 (0.87%) SCADA
9 1 (0.44%) BBC
9 1 (0.44%) Enterprise Software
9 1 (0.44%) iPhone
9 1 (0.44%) Microsoft Licensing
9 1 (0.44%) N-Tier
9 1 (0.44%) Social Media
9 1 (0.44%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 41 (17.90%) Linux
2 21 (9.17%) Windows
3 11 (4.80%) Windows Server 2012
4 9 (3.93%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 7 (3.06%) Apple iOS
6 5 (2.18%) Ubuntu
7 4 (1.75%) Android
7 4 (1.75%) CentOS
7 4 (1.75%) Unix
8 3 (1.31%) Debian
8 3 (1.31%) Windows 7
8 3 (1.31%) Windows Server
8 3 (1.31%) Windows Server 2008
9 2 (0.87%) Solaris
9 2 (0.87%) Windows Mobile
10 1 (0.44%) AIX
10 1 (0.44%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 96 (41.92%) Web Development
2 75 (32.75%) ERP
3 74 (32.31%) CRM
4 61 (26.64%) Agile Software Development
5 50 (21.83%) E-Commerce
6 36 (15.72%) TDD
7 30 (13.10%) Front End Development
8 25 (10.92%) BDD
9 20 (8.73%) Continuous Integration
10 17 (7.42%) Scrum
11 16 (6.99%) MVC
11 16 (6.99%) OO
11 16 (6.99%) Project Management
12 14 (6.11%) Business Intelligence
13 12 (5.24%) DevOps
14 10 (4.37%) ETL
14 10 (4.37%) PRINCE2
15 9 (3.93%) ITIL
15 9 (3.93%) OOP
15 9 (3.93%) Security Management
Programming Languages
1 151 (65.94%) JavaScript
2 95 (41.48%) Java
3 37 (16.16%) SQL
4 25 (10.92%) C#
5 22 (9.61%) Ruby
6 15 (6.55%) Python
7 9 (3.93%) Bash Shell
7 9 (3.93%) Perl
8 7 (3.06%) PHP 5
9 6 (2.62%) PowerShell
9 6 (2.62%) T-SQL
10 5 (2.18%) C
10 5 (2.18%) Objective-C
11 4 (1.75%) C++
11 4 (1.75%) Shell Script
11 4 (1.75%) VB.NET
12 3 (1.31%) Korn
13 2 (0.87%) Apple Swift
14 1 (0.44%) Go
14 1 (0.44%) XAML
Qualifications
1 14 (6.11%) Degree
2 9 (3.93%) PMI Certification
3 8 (3.49%) Microsoft Certification
4 7 (3.06%) ISEB
4 7 (3.06%) MCITP
4 7 (3.06%) MCTS
4 7 (3.06%) RHCE
5 5 (2.18%) ISTQB
6 4 (1.75%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 2 (0.87%) SC Cleared
7 2 (0.87%) Security Cleared
8 1 (0.44%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (6.11%) QA
System Software
1 11 (4.80%) Active Directory
2 7 (3.06%) UAG
3 3 (1.31%) Docker
3 3 (1.31%) Dovecot
3 3 (1.31%) iptables
3 3 (1.31%) KVM
3 3 (1.31%) Sendmail
3 3 (1.31%) Squid
3 3 (1.31%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (0.87%) Virtual Machines
5 1 (0.44%) Ceph
5 1 (0.44%) Hyper-V
5 1 (0.44%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 20 (8.73%) Puppet
2 11 (4.80%) Nagios
3 10 (4.37%) Red Hat Satellite
4 4 (1.75%) HAProxy
4 4 (1.75%) HP SiteScope
4 4 (1.75%) Opscode Chef
4 4 (1.75%) SCCM
5 3 (1.31%) Cacti
5 3 (1.31%) OpenNebula
5 3 (1.31%) Wonderware InTouch
6 2 (0.87%) Ansible
7 1 (0.44%) CFEngine
7 1 (0.44%) Kibana
7 1 (0.44%) Kubernetes
7 1 (0.44%) logstash
7 1 (0.44%) Oracle ZFS
7 1 (0.44%) Rundeck
7 1 (0.44%) Salt
7 1 (0.44%) vMotion
7 1 (0.44%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 23 (10.04%) Microsoft
2 16 (6.99%) Red Hat
3 11 (4.80%) Zend
4 10 (4.37%) Brocade
5 9 (3.93%) Vertica
6 7 (3.06%) Talend
6 7 (3.06%) VMware
7 6 (2.62%) Adobe
8 5 (2.18%) Google
9 4 (1.75%) SAP
9 4 (1.75%) Wonderware
10 3 (1.31%) ESRI
10 3 (1.31%) F5
10 3 (1.31%) Oracle
10 3 (1.31%) Splunk
11 2 (0.87%) Atlassian
11 2 (0.87%) Cisco
11 2 (0.87%) HP
11 2 (0.87%) Siemens
11 2 (0.87%) Tableau
Manchester
Amoria Bond
Rate: £1 per day + Market rates
Posted: 3 days ago
Warrington, Cheshire
Oscar
Rate: £10 - £12 per hour
Posted: 13 hours ago
Manchester
Michael Page Technology
Rate: £250 - £275 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Cheshire
Oscar
Rate: £350 - £425 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Cheshire
Oscar
Rate: £400 - £425 per day
Posted: 10 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Oscar
Rate: £350 - £450 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Cheshire
Oscar
Rate: £300 - £360 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Oscar
Rate: £300 - £400 per day
Posted: 8 hours ago
Cheshire
Oscar
Rate: £360 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Oscar
Rate: £375 - £475 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Chester, Cheshire
Oscar
Rate: £360 - £380 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Chester, Cheshire
Oscar
Rate: £450 - £500 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Warrington, Cheshire
Oscar
Rate: £10 - £15 per hour
Posted: Yesterday
Cheshire
Oscar
Rate: £475 - £500 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Oscar
Rate: £100 - £200 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Wirral
Eligo Recruitment
Rate: £350 - £450 per day
Posted: 22 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Ascent People Ltd
Rate: £300 - £350 per day
Posted: 5 days ago