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 July 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 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
PHP
Rank 59 113 60
Rank change year-on-year
+54 -53
Contract jobs citing PHP 99 44 86
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 2.70% 1.17% 2.86%
As % of the Programming Languages category 7.41% 3.85% 9.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 82 33 54
Median daily rate £325 £300 £330
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.33% -9.09%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £211 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £785 £520
UK excluding London median daily rate £325 £315 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.17% -3.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 0
Median hourly rate £16.00 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.00 £25.00 £30.50
% change year-on-year
-36.00% -18.03%
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
1336 1144 928
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 36.40% 30.30% 30.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 881 730 538
Median daily rate £383 £363 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.65% +7.40%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £265 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 36 27 25
Median hourly rate £27.50 £37.50 £23.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-26.66% +59.57%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.00 £19.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £57.13 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £37.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%

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 July 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
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 July 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 +14 54 £333 +10.91% 73
Cheshire +19 25 £338 -57.81% 22
Merseyside +5 9 £323 +51.76% 17
Lancashire +1 7 £325 -36.27% 16
PHP
England

PHP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 25 July 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.

1 165 (67.90%) JavaScript
2 94 (38.68%) Web Development
3 93 (38.27%) HTML
3 93 (38.27%) CSS
4 91 (37.45%) Java
5 90 (37.04%) MySQL
6 71 (29.22%) CRM
7 70 (28.81%) ERP
7 70 (28.81%) Digital Media
8 69 (28.40%) Network Security
9 61 (25.10%) Agile Software Development
10 52 (21.40%) E-Commerce
11 44 (18.11%) SQL
12 41 (16.87%) HTML5
13 38 (15.64%) .NET
13 38 (15.64%) TDD
14 37 (15.23%) jQuery
15 36 (14.81%) Linux
16 34 (13.99%) Front End Development
17 31 (12.76%) Finance
18 29 (11.93%) Magento
18 29 (11.93%) Git (software)
18 29 (11.93%) CSS3
19 27 (11.11%) BDD
20 26 (10.70%) Windows
21 25 (10.29%) XML
21 25 (10.29%) Microsoft
22 24 (9.88%) SQL Server
23 23 (9.47%) C#
23 23 (9.47%) MVC

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 (9.05%) Apache
2 21 (8.64%) CMS
3 17 (7.00%) WordPress
4 14 (5.76%) Drupal
4 14 (5.76%) IIS
5 13 (5.35%) Tomcat
6 11 (4.53%) SharePoint
7 7 (2.88%) JBoss
8 5 (2.06%) Joomla!
8 5 (2.06%) OpenStack
8 5 (2.06%) SAS
9 3 (1.23%) ArcGIS
9 3 (1.23%) BizTalk Server
9 3 (1.23%) ExpressionEngine
9 3 (1.23%) GeoServer
9 3 (1.23%) MS Exchange
10 2 (0.82%) Adobe Experience Manager
10 2 (0.82%) Exchange Server 2010
10 2 (0.82%) SharePoint 2010
10 2 (0.82%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 12 (4.94%) Photoshop
2 8 (3.29%) MS Excel
3 6 (2.47%) MS Office
4 4 (1.65%) Adobe Illustrator
4 4 (1.65%) Fireworks
5 3 (1.23%) Adobe Creative Suite
6 1 (0.41%) MS Project
6 1 (0.41%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 29 (11.93%) Magento
2 2 (0.82%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (0.82%) OpenCart
2 2 (0.82%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 1 (0.41%) Salesforce.com CRM
Cloud Services
1 5 (2.06%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (1.65%) Office 365
3 3 (1.23%) Microsoft Azure
4 2 (0.82%) Adobe Creative Cloud
4 2 (0.82%) Amazon ElastiCache
4 2 (0.82%) GitHub
5 1 (0.41%) Google Play
5 1 (0.41%) Sage Pay
Communications & Networking
1 69 (28.40%) Network Security
2 15 (6.17%) Internet
3 14 (5.76%) DNS
4 7 (2.88%) SSL
5 6 (2.47%) HTTP
6 5 (2.06%) DHCP
6 5 (2.06%) Intranet
6 5 (2.06%) iSCSI
6 5 (2.06%) MRTG
7 4 (1.65%) Fibre Channel
7 4 (1.65%) IMAP
7 4 (1.65%) SMTP
8 3 (1.23%) PuTTY
8 3 (1.23%) WinSCP
9 1 (0.41%) DSL
9 1 (0.41%) MPLS
9 1 (0.41%) NAS
9 1 (0.41%) SAN
9 1 (0.41%) Structured Cabling
9 1 (0.41%) VRRP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 90 (37.04%) MySQL
2 24 (9.88%) SQL Server
3 7 (2.88%) Big Data
4 6 (2.47%) NoSQL
4 6 (2.47%) OLAP
4 6 (2.47%) OLAP Cube
4 6 (2.47%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 5 (2.06%) MongoDB
5 5 (2.06%) Relational Database
6 4 (1.65%) Data Warehouse
6 4 (1.65%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 3 (1.23%) GIS
7 3 (1.23%) Redis
7 3 (1.23%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 2 (0.82%) PostgreSQL
8 2 (0.82%) SQL Server 2005
8 2 (0.82%) SQL Server 2008
9 1 (0.41%) Data Mining
9 1 (0.41%) Informix
9 1 (0.41%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 29 (11.93%) Git (software)
2 19 (7.82%) JIRA
3 16 (6.58%) Jenkins
4 10 (4.12%) Subversion
5 7 (2.88%) Selenium
5 7 (2.88%) Talend Open Studio
6 5 (2.06%) Cucumber
6 5 (2.06%) gulp
6 5 (2.06%) NetBeans
7 4 (1.65%) Dreamweaver
7 4 (1.65%) Grunt
7 4 (1.65%) WebDriver
7 4 (1.65%) Xcode
8 3 (1.23%) Ant
8 3 (1.23%) JMeter
8 3 (1.23%) Maven
8 3 (1.23%) TortoiseSVN
8 3 (1.23%) WATIR
9 2 (0.82%) JUnit
10 1 (0.41%) Eclipse
General
1 31 (12.76%) Finance
2 12 (4.94%) Retail
3 10 (4.12%) Marketing
4 7 (2.88%) Manufacturing
5 6 (2.47%) Telecoms
6 3 (1.23%) Publishing
7 2 (0.82%) Advertising
7 2 (0.82%) Billing
7 2 (0.82%) Electronics
8 1 (0.41%) Back Office
8 1 (0.41%) Banking
8 1 (0.41%) Games
8 1 (0.41%) German Language
8 1 (0.41%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 158 (65.02%) Developer
2 71 (29.22%) PHP Developer
3 26 (10.70%) JavaScript Developer
4 23 (9.47%) HTML Developer
5 20 (8.23%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
6 18 (7.41%) HTML CSS Developer
6 18 (7.41%) Magento Developer
7 17 (7.00%) Analyst
8 16 (6.58%) Web Developer
9 10 (4.12%) SQL Developer
10 9 (3.70%) MySQL Developer
10 9 (3.70%) PHP MySQL Developer
11 8 (3.29%) .NET Developer
11 8 (3.29%) Architect
11 8 (3.29%) CMS Developer
11 8 (3.29%) Java Developer
11 8 (3.29%) Node.js Developer
11 8 (3.29%) PHP Web Developer
11 8 (3.29%) Senior Developer
11 8 (3.29%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 93 (38.27%) CSS
1 93 (38.27%) HTML
2 41 (16.87%) HTML5
3 38 (15.64%) .NET
4 37 (15.23%) jQuery
5 29 (11.93%) CSS3
6 25 (10.29%) XML
7 22 (9.05%) LAMP
7 22 (9.05%) Node.js
8 18 (7.41%) Web Services
9 14 (5.76%) React
10 13 (5.35%) AngularJS
11 12 (4.94%) Laravel
12 11 (4.53%) JSON
13 10 (4.12%) CodeIgniter
13 10 (4.12%) REST
13 10 (4.12%) RESTful
14 8 (3.29%) .NET Framework
14 8 (3.29%) JSP
14 8 (3.29%) Symfony
Miscellaneous
1 70 (28.81%) Digital Media
2 15 (6.17%) User Experience
3 9 (3.70%) PMI
4 7 (2.88%) Computer Science
4 7 (2.88%) Mobile App
5 6 (2.47%) Analytical Skills
5 6 (2.47%) iPad
6 4 (1.65%) Replication
7 3 (1.23%) Inversion of Control
7 3 (1.23%) Management Information System
8 2 (0.82%) Driving Licence
8 2 (0.82%) Enterprise Software
8 2 (0.82%) NHS
9 1 (0.41%) Microsoft Licensing
9 1 (0.41%) N-Tier
9 1 (0.41%) Social Media
9 1 (0.41%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 36 (14.81%) Linux
2 26 (10.70%) Windows
3 12 (4.94%) Windows Server 2012
4 7 (2.88%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 6 (2.47%) Apple iOS
5 6 (2.47%) Ubuntu
6 5 (2.06%) CentOS
6 5 (2.06%) Debian
6 5 (2.06%) Unix
6 5 (2.06%) Windows Server
7 4 (1.65%) Mac OS
8 3 (1.23%) Android
8 3 (1.23%) Windows 7
8 3 (1.23%) Windows Server 2008
9 1 (0.41%) AIX
9 1 (0.41%) Solaris
9 1 (0.41%) Windows 8
9 1 (0.41%) Windows Mobile
9 1 (0.41%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 94 (38.68%) Web Development
2 71 (29.22%) CRM
3 70 (28.81%) ERP
4 61 (25.10%) Agile Software Development
5 52 (21.40%) E-Commerce
6 38 (15.64%) TDD
7 34 (13.99%) Front End Development
8 27 (11.11%) BDD
9 23 (9.47%) MVC
10 19 (7.82%) OO
11 17 (7.00%) Project Management
12 16 (6.58%) Scrum
13 15 (6.17%) Continuous Integration
14 13 (5.35%) Business Intelligence
15 12 (4.94%) Web Design
16 11 (4.53%) Responsive Web Design
17 10 (4.12%) ETL
17 10 (4.12%) ITIL
17 10 (4.12%) OOP
17 10 (4.12%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 165 (67.90%) JavaScript
2 91 (37.45%) Java
3 44 (18.11%) SQL
4 23 (9.47%) C#
5 22 (9.05%) Python
6 21 (8.64%) Ruby
7 10 (4.12%) Bash Shell
8 9 (3.70%) PHP 5
9 8 (3.29%) C
10 7 (2.88%) C++
11 6 (2.47%) Perl
11 6 (2.47%) Shell Script
11 6 (2.47%) T-SQL
12 5 (2.06%) Korn
12 5 (2.06%) PowerShell
13 4 (1.65%) Objective-C
14 3 (1.23%) VB.NET
15 2 (0.82%) Go
16 1 (0.41%) Apple Swift
16 1 (0.41%) XAML
Qualifications
1 14 (5.76%) Degree
2 9 (3.70%) PMI Certification
3 8 (3.29%) Microsoft Certification
4 7 (2.88%) ISEB
4 7 (2.88%) MCITP
4 7 (2.88%) MCTS
4 7 (2.88%) RHCE
5 5 (2.06%) ISTQB
6 4 (1.65%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 2 (0.82%) PhD
7 2 (0.82%) SC Cleared
7 2 (0.82%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (4.53%) QA
System Software
1 11 (4.53%) Active Directory
2 7 (2.88%) UAG
3 5 (2.06%) KVM
3 5 (2.06%) VMware Infrastructure
4 4 (1.65%) Dovecot
4 4 (1.65%) iptables
4 4 (1.65%) Sendmail
4 4 (1.65%) Squid
5 2 (0.82%) Docker
6 1 (0.41%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 19 (7.82%) Puppet
2 10 (4.12%) Red Hat Satellite
3 9 (3.70%) Nagios
4 5 (2.06%) Cacti
4 5 (2.06%) OpenNebula
5 4 (1.65%) HAProxy
5 4 (1.65%) HP SiteScope
5 4 (1.65%) SCCM
6 2 (0.82%) Opscode Chef
7 1 (0.41%) Ansible
7 1 (0.41%) EMC NetWorker
7 1 (0.41%) Kubernetes
7 1 (0.41%) vMotion
Vendors
1 25 (10.29%) Microsoft
2 15 (6.17%) Red Hat
3 13 (5.35%) Zend
4 11 (4.53%) Oracle
5 10 (4.12%) Brocade
6 9 (3.70%) Vertica
6 9 (3.70%) VMware
7 7 (2.88%) Adobe
7 7 (2.88%) Talend
8 4 (1.65%) Google
8 4 (1.65%) SAP
9 3 (1.23%) ESRI
9 3 (1.23%) F5
9 3 (1.23%) Splunk
10 2 (0.82%) AppSense
10 2 (0.82%) Atlassian
10 2 (0.82%) HP
10 2 (0.82%) Tableau
10 2 (0.82%) Twitter
11 1 (0.41%) Telerik
Cheshire
Oscar
Rate: £400 - £500 per day
Posted: 6 hours ago
Cheshire
Oscar
Rate: £350 - £425 per day
Posted: 7 hours ago
Cheshire
Computer Futures
Rate: £300 - £400 per day + DOE
Posted: 3 days ago
Manchester
ECOM
Posted: 5 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Oscar
Rate: £275 - £375 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Robert Walters
Rate: £350 - £400 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Wirral, Merseyside
Oliver James Associates
Rate: £150 - £300 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Oscar
Rate: £375 - £475 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Macclesfield, Cheshire
Oscar
Rate: £250 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Cheshire
Oscar
Rate: £200 - £250 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Cheshire
Oscar
Rate: £300 - £375 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Oscar
Rate: £350 - £425 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Liverpool, Merseyside
Oscar
Rate: £15 - £20 per hour
Posted: 4 days ago
Chester, Cheshire
Oscar
Rate: £400 - £425 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Oscar
Rate: £20 - £30 per hour
Posted: 4 days ago