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 31 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
31 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
PHP 5
Rank 161 150 -
Rank change year-on-year
-11 -
Contract jobs citing PHP 5 5 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.13% 0.027% -
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.37% 0.085% -
Number of daily rates quoted 5 1 0
Median daily rate £291 £300 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.16% -
UK excluding London median daily rate £310 £325 £338
% change year-on-year
-4.61% -3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.50 - -
PHP 5
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
1335 1173 918
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 34.09% 31.84% 29.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 879 759 533
Median daily rate £388 £375 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.33% +11.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £291 £275 £233
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £570 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £343
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +2.18%
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 £37.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +2.77%

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
Daily Rate Histogram in the North West

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing PHP 5 across the North West region over the 3 months to 31 May 2016.

PHP 5 Daily Rate Histogram 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
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 5 within the North West region over the 3 months to 31 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
Merseyside -4 2 £291 -3.16% 1
Cheshire - 2 £291 - 3
Manchester - 1 £425 - 1
PHP 5
England

PHP 5
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 31 May 2016, 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 9 (100.00%) PHP
1 9 (100.00%) MySQL
2 5 (55.56%) OOP
2 5 (55.56%) .NET
2 5 (55.56%) JavaScript
3 4 (44.44%) Git (software)
3 4 (44.44%) C#
3 4 (44.44%) OO
3 4 (44.44%) MVC
3 4 (44.44%) Subversion
3 4 (44.44%) CakePHP
4 3 (33.33%) Finance
4 3 (33.33%) SOAP
4 3 (33.33%) Web Services
4 3 (33.33%) REST
5 2 (22.22%) iPad
5 2 (22.22%) Yii
5 2 (22.22%) Linux
5 2 (22.22%) CSS
5 2 (22.22%) HTML
5 2 (22.22%) Symfony
5 2 (22.22%) Zend
5 2 (22.22%) jQuery
6 1 (11.11%) Web Development
6 1 (11.11%) Agile Software Development
6 1 (11.11%) TDD
6 1 (11.11%) WordPress
6 1 (11.11%) OWASP
6 1 (11.11%) Drupal
6 1 (11.11%) PHP 4

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 1 (11.11%) Apache
1 1 (11.11%) Drupal
1 1 (11.11%) WordPress
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (100.00%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 4 (44.44%) Git (software)
1 4 (44.44%) Subversion
General
1 3 (33.33%) Finance
Job Titles
1 9 (100.00%) Developer
1 9 (100.00%) PHP Developer
2 2 (22.22%) Senior Developer
2 2 (22.22%) Senior PHP Developer
3 1 (11.11%) Drupal Developer
3 1 (11.11%) HTML CSS Developer
3 1 (11.11%) HTML Developer
3 1 (11.11%) JavaScript Developer
3 1 (11.11%) MySQL Developer
3 1 (11.11%) PHP Drupal Developer
3 1 (11.11%) PHP MySQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (55.56%) .NET
2 4 (44.44%) CakePHP
3 3 (33.33%) REST
3 3 (33.33%) SOAP
3 3 (33.33%) Web Services
4 2 (22.22%) CSS
4 2 (22.22%) HTML
4 2 (22.22%) jQuery
4 2 (22.22%) Symfony
4 2 (22.22%) Yii
5 1 (11.11%) LAMP
5 1 (11.11%) RESTful
5 1 (11.11%) Semantic HTML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (22.22%) iPad
2 1 (11.11%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 2 (22.22%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (55.56%) OOP
2 4 (44.44%) MVC
2 4 (44.44%) OO
3 1 (11.11%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (11.11%) E-Commerce
3 1 (11.11%) Front End Development
3 1 (11.11%) OOD
3 1 (11.11%) OWASP
3 1 (11.11%) Security Hardening
3 1 (11.11%) TDD
3 1 (11.11%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 9 (100.00%) PHP
2 5 (55.56%) JavaScript
3 4 (44.44%) C#
4 1 (11.11%) PHP 4
Vendors
1 2 (22.22%) Zend