The table below looks at the statistics for PHP5 skills in IT contracts advertised for the North West region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited PHP5 over the 3 months to 21 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in 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.

Location
3 months to
21 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
PHP 5
Rank 143 134 105
Rank change year-on-year
-9 -29
Contract jobs citing PHP5 11 5 15
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.29% 0.16% 0.62%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.88% 0.49% 1.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 5 9
Average daily rate
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£326 £275 £313
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+18.63% -12.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £260 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £348 £300 £313
UK excluding London average daily rate £320 £310 £300
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
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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
1251 1013 786
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 32.44% 32.00% 32.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 778 574 382
Average daily rate £365 £325 £323
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.30% +0.77%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £538 £423 £438
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £333 £325
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +2.30%
Number of hourly rates quoted 26 34 41
Average hourly rate £36.00 £36.15 £25.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-0.40% +44.58%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.00 £18.32 £12.15
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.09 £140.00 £112.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £36.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
- +2.85%

PHP5
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing PHP5 across the North West region as a proportion of the total demand within the Programming Languages category.

PHP5 Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

PHP5
Daily Rate Trend in the North West

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing PHP5 across the North West region.

PHP5 Daily Rate Trend in the North West

PHP5
Hourly Rate Trend in the North West

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing PHP5 across the North West region.

PHP5 Hourly Rate Trend in the North West

PHP5
Contract Job Locations in the North West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing PHP5 within the North West region over the 3 months to 21 April 2015. 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
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statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Cheshire -1 5 £330 +10.00% 9
Manchester -6 5 £325 +18.18% 6
Merseyside -14 1 £300 +20.00% 2
Cumbria - - - -
PHP5
England

PHP5
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 21 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the North West region citing PHP5 also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited PHP5.

1 17 (100.00%) PHP
2 12 (70.59%) MySQL
3 11 (64.71%) OOP
3 11 (64.71%) OO
4 10 (58.82%) Agile Software Development
5 7 (41.18%) Apache
5 7 (41.18%) SQL
5 7 (41.18%) jQuery
6 6 (35.29%) Unit Testing
6 6 (35.29%) HTML
6 6 (35.29%) CSS
7 5 (29.41%) TDD
7 5 (29.41%) Software Engineering
7 5 (29.41%) Git (software)
8 4 (23.53%) HTML5
8 4 (23.53%) Continuous Integration
8 4 (23.53%) MVC
8 4 (23.53%) JavaScript
9 3 (17.65%) SQL Server
9 3 (17.65%) XML
9 3 (17.65%) E-Commerce
9 3 (17.65%) CMS
9 3 (17.65%) JSON
9 3 (17.65%) CakePHP
9 3 (17.65%) ASP.NET Web API
10 2 (11.76%) Laravel
10 2 (11.76%) Couchbase
10 2 (11.76%) IaaS
10 2 (11.76%) PhpStorm
10 2 (11.76%) ASP.NET Web Forms

PHP5
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 21 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the North West region citing PHP5 also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited PHP5. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 7 (41.18%) Apache
2 3 (17.65%) CMS
3 2 (11.76%) Drupal
3 2 (11.76%) nginx
4 1 (5.88%) Umbraco
4 1 (5.88%) WordPress
4 1 (5.88%) Joomla!
Business Applications
1 1 (5.88%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 2 (11.76%) SaaS
1 2 (11.76%) PaaS
1 2 (11.76%) IaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (70.59%) MySQL
2 3 (17.65%) SQL Server
3 2 (11.76%) MongoDB
3 2 (11.76%) NoSQL
3 2 (11.76%) Couchbase
4 1 (5.88%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 5 (29.41%) Git (software)
2 2 (11.76%) PhpStorm
3 1 (5.88%) Subversion
General
1 1 (5.88%) Finance
Job Titles
1 17 (100.00%) Developer
2 14 (82.35%) PHP Developer
3 3 (17.65%) Web Developer
3 3 (17.65%) PHP Web Developer
4 2 (11.76%) PHP MySQL Developer
4 2 (11.76%) .NET Developer
5 1 (5.88%) MySQL Developer
5 1 (5.88%) CakePHP Developer
5 1 (5.88%) CMS Developer
5 1 (5.88%) Drupal Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (41.18%) jQuery
2 6 (35.29%) HTML
2 6 (35.29%) CSS
3 4 (23.53%) HTML5
4 3 (17.65%) JSON
4 3 (17.65%) XML
4 3 (17.65%) CakePHP
4 3 (17.65%) ASP.NET Web API
5 2 (11.76%) Doctrine
5 2 (11.76%) ASP.NET Web Forms
5 2 (11.76%) Laravel
5 2 (11.76%) MSMQ
5 2 (11.76%) LAMP
5 2 (11.76%) Web Services
5 2 (11.76%) .NET
5 2 (11.76%) ASP.NET
5 2 (11.76%) WCF
5 2 (11.76%) RESTful
5 2 (11.76%) Memcached
5 2 (11.76%) RabbitMQ
Miscellaneous
1 1 (5.88%) Blackberry
1 1 (5.88%) Informatics
1 1 (5.88%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 2 (11.76%) Linux
2 1 (5.88%) Android
2 1 (5.88%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (64.71%) OOP
1 11 (64.71%) OO
2 10 (58.82%) Agile Software Development
3 6 (35.29%) Unit Testing
4 5 (29.41%) TDD
4 5 (29.41%) Software Engineering
5 4 (23.53%) Continuous Integration
5 4 (23.53%) MVC
6 3 (17.65%) E-Commerce
7 2 (11.76%) SOA
7 2 (11.76%) Web Development
7 2 (11.76%) BDD
8 1 (5.88%) OO PHP
8 1 (5.88%) Scrum
8 1 (5.88%) MVVM
Programming Languages
1 17 (100.00%) PHP
2 7 (41.18%) SQL
3 4 (23.53%) JavaScript
4 2 (11.76%) Ruby
4 2 (11.76%) Python
4 2 (11.76%) C#
4 2 (11.76%) Java
5 1 (5.88%) T-SQL
5 1 (5.88%) Shell Script
Vendors
1 2 (11.76%) Zend
Cheshire
Computer Futures
Rate: £250 - £450 per day + competitive
Posted: 4 days ago
Manchester
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Posted: 7 days ago
Merseyside
Computer Futures
Rate: £300 - £400 per day + competitive
Posted: 8 days ago
Chester
Computer Futures
Rate: £200 - £310 per day
Posted: 25 days ago
Warrington
Computer Futures
Rate: £320 - £400 per day
Posted: 26 days ago
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Rate: £250 - £350 per day
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