The table below looks at the statistics for PHP skills in IT contracts advertised for the Salford region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited PHP over the 3 months to 3 December 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
3 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
PHP
Rank 21 18 11
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -7
Contract jobs citing PHP 3 1 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Salford 4.17% 1.75% 5.56%
As % of the Programming Languages category 11.54% 3.57% 16.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 0 1
Median daily rate £400 - £400
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+15.38% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.00 £29.00 £33.50
% change year-on-year
-31.03% -13.43%
PHP
Manchester

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Programming Languages category in contract jobs advertised in the Salford region.

Programming Languages Category
Salford
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
26 28 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Salford 36.11% 49.12% 33.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 25 25 8
Median daily rate £400 £375 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +3.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £356 £300 £290
10% offered a daily rate of more than £445 £460 £445
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £38.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +10.00%

PHP
Jobs Demand Trend in Salford

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

PHP Jobs Demand Trend in Salford

PHP
Daily Rate Trend in Salford

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

PHP Daily Rate Trend in Salford

PHP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Salford

For the 6 months to 3 December 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 Salford region with a requirement for PHP.

1 6 (85.71%) Agile Software Development
1 6 (85.71%) TDD
2 5 (71.43%) Ruby
2 5 (71.43%) Web Development
2 5 (71.43%) JavaScript
3 4 (57.14%) HTML
3 4 (57.14%) CSS
3 4 (57.14%) BDD
3 4 (57.14%) Jenkins
4 3 (42.86%) Node.js
4 3 (42.86%) PhantomJS
4 3 (42.86%) User Experience
4 3 (42.86%) Sass
4 3 (42.86%) Amazon AWS
4 3 (42.86%) Cucumber
4 3 (42.86%) JSON
4 3 (42.86%) Cloud Computing
4 3 (42.86%) Git (software)
4 3 (42.86%) Continuous Integration
5 2 (28.57%) IPTV
5 2 (28.57%) Software Testing
5 2 (28.57%) Interactive TV
5 2 (28.57%) Software Engineering
5 2 (28.57%) UX Design
5 2 (28.57%) MHEG
5 2 (28.57%) QA
5 2 (28.57%) Service Delivery
5 2 (28.57%) Games
5 2 (28.57%) OpenTV
5 2 (28.57%) Scrum

PHP
Top Related IT Skills in Salford 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 (14.29%) Apache
1 1 (14.29%) OpenStack
1 1 (14.29%) SAS
Cloud Services
1 3 (42.86%) Amazon AWS
1 3 (42.86%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 2 (28.57%) Internet
2 1 (14.29%) DHCP
2 1 (14.29%) DNS
2 1 (14.29%) Fibre Channel
2 1 (14.29%) HTTP
2 1 (14.29%) IMAP
2 1 (14.29%) iSCSI
2 1 (14.29%) LDAP
2 1 (14.29%) MRTG
2 1 (14.29%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (14.29%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 4 (57.14%) Jenkins
2 3 (42.86%) Cucumber
2 3 (42.86%) Git (software)
2 3 (42.86%) PhantomJS
General
1 2 (28.57%) Games
Job Titles
1 4 (57.14%) Developer
2 3 (42.86%) PHP Developer
3 2 (28.57%) Software Engineer
4 1 (14.29%) Agile Developer
4 1 (14.29%) DevOps Engineer
4 1 (14.29%) Full Stack Developer
4 1 (14.29%) HTML Developer
4 1 (14.29%) JavaScript Engineer
4 1 (14.29%) Linux DevOps Engineer
4 1 (14.29%) Linux Engineer
4 1 (14.29%) Linux/Unix DevOps
4 1 (14.29%) PHP Software Engineer
4 1 (14.29%) Ruby Engineer
4 1 (14.29%) Software Developer
4 1 (14.29%) Unix Engineer
4 1 (14.29%) Unix Linux Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (57.14%) CSS
1 4 (57.14%) HTML
2 3 (42.86%) JSON
2 3 (42.86%) Node.js
2 3 (42.86%) Sass
3 2 (28.57%) Web Services
4 1 (14.29%) React
4 1 (14.29%) REST
4 1 (14.29%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 3 (42.86%) User Experience
2 2 (28.57%) Interactive TV
2 2 (28.57%) IPTV
2 2 (28.57%) MHEG
2 2 (28.57%) Mobile App
3 1 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (14.29%) New Media
Operating Systems
1 1 (14.29%) CentOS
1 1 (14.29%) Debian
1 1 (14.29%) Linux
1 1 (14.29%) Ubuntu
1 1 (14.29%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (85.71%) Agile Software Development
1 6 (85.71%) TDD
2 5 (71.43%) Web Development
3 4 (57.14%) BDD
4 3 (42.86%) Continuous Integration
5 2 (28.57%) Continuous Delivery
5 2 (28.57%) Mobile Application Development
5 2 (28.57%) OOP
5 2 (28.57%) Scrum
5 2 (28.57%) Service Delivery
5 2 (28.57%) Software Engineering
5 2 (28.57%) Software Testing
5 2 (28.57%) UX Design
6 1 (14.29%) DevOps
6 1 (14.29%) Open Source
Programming Languages
1 5 (71.43%) JavaScript
1 5 (71.43%) Ruby
2 2 (28.57%) ActionScript
2 2 (28.57%) C#
2 2 (28.57%) C++
2 2 (28.57%) Java
3 1 (14.29%) Bash Shell
3 1 (14.29%) C
3 1 (14.29%) Korn
3 1 (14.29%) Perl
3 1 (14.29%) Python
3 1 (14.29%) Shell Script
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (28.57%) QA
System Software
1 1 (14.29%) Dovecot
1 1 (14.29%) iptables
1 1 (14.29%) KVM
1 1 (14.29%) Sendmail
1 1 (14.29%) Squid
1 1 (14.29%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (14.29%) Cacti
1 1 (14.29%) HAProxy
1 1 (14.29%) Nagios
1 1 (14.29%) OpenNebula
1 1 (14.29%) Puppet
Vendors
1 2 (28.57%) OpenTV
2 1 (14.29%) Red Hat
2 1 (14.29%) VMware