The table below looks at the statistics for PHP 5 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 5 over the 3 months to 27 February 2017 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
27 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
PHP 5
England / North West
Rank - 156 145
Contract jobs citing PHP 5 0 2 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West - 0.053% 0.12%
As % of the Programming Languages category - 0.14% 0.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 2 4
Median daily rate - £300 £263
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +14.28%
UK excluding London median daily rate £288 £350 £344
% change year-on-year
-17.85% +1.81%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

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
1062 1434 1107
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 40.46% 37.97% 32.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 738 910 716
Median daily rate £375 £370 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.35% +5.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 46 69 26
Median hourly rate £42.50 £37.00 £37.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+14.86% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £23.82 £15.57 £19.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £47.33 £46.09
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.50 £40.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year
+3.75% +11.11%

PHP 5
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

The demand trend of contract jobs across the North West region citing PHP 5 as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Programming Languages category.

PHP 5 Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

PHP 5
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 5 across the North West region.

PHP 5 Daily Rate Trend in the North West

PHP 5
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 5 across the North West region.

PHP 5 Hourly Rate Trend in the North West

PHP 5
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 27 February 2017, IT contractor jobs citing PHP 5 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 5.

1 3 (100.00%) PHP
2 2 (66.67%) CMS
2 2 (66.67%) MySQL
3 1 (33.33%) SQL Server
3 1 (33.33%) IIS
3 1 (33.33%) ASP.NET
3 1 (33.33%) CSS
3 1 (33.33%) Windows
3 1 (33.33%) Linux
3 1 (33.33%) OO
3 1 (33.33%) Apache
3 1 (33.33%) E-Commerce
3 1 (33.33%) Microsoft
3 1 (33.33%) MVC
3 1 (33.33%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (33.33%) .NET
3 1 (33.33%) HTML
3 1 (33.33%) JavaScript
3 1 (33.33%) Marketing
3 1 (33.33%) QA
3 1 (33.33%) CakePHP
3 1 (33.33%) WordPress
3 1 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (33.33%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (33.33%) Git (software)
3 1 (33.33%) HTML5
3 1 (33.33%) CSS3
3 1 (33.33%) Continuous Improvement
3 1 (33.33%) OO PHP
3 1 (33.33%) Windows Server

PHP 5
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 2 (66.67%) CMS
2 1 (33.33%) Apache
2 1 (33.33%) IIS
2 1 (33.33%) WordPress
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (66.67%) MySQL
2 1 (33.33%) SQL Server
2 1 (33.33%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 1 (33.33%) Git (software)
General
1 1 (33.33%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 3 (100.00%) Developer
1 3 (100.00%) PHP Developer
2 1 (33.33%) HTML CSS Developer
2 1 (33.33%) HTML Developer
2 1 (33.33%) MySQL Developer
2 1 (33.33%) PHP MySQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (33.33%) .NET
1 1 (33.33%) ASP.NET
1 1 (33.33%) CakePHP
1 1 (33.33%) CSS
1 1 (33.33%) CSS3
1 1 (33.33%) HTML
1 1 (33.33%) HTML5
Operating Systems
1 1 (33.33%) Linux
1 1 (33.33%) Windows
1 1 (33.33%) Windows Server
1 1 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (33.33%) Continuous Improvement
1 1 (33.33%) E-Commerce
1 1 (33.33%) MVC
1 1 (33.33%) OO
1 1 (33.33%) OO PHP
1 1 (33.33%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (100.00%) PHP
2 1 (33.33%) JavaScript
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (33.33%) QA
Vendors
1 1 (33.33%) Microsoft