The table below looks at the statistics for PHP skills in IT contracts advertised for the Salford region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited PHP over the 3 months to 30 April 2016 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.

3 months to
30 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
PHP
Rank 8 - 4
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing PHP 11 0 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Salford 25.00% - 12.12%
As % of the Programming Languages category 34.38% - 33.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 0 4
Average daily rate £425 - £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £300 £325
% change year-on-year
+8.33% -7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £30.20 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-43.70% -13.71%
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
32 12 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Salford 72.73% 50.00% 36.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 11 10
Average daily rate £425 £369 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.25% +13.46%
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £333
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +5.18%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £38.00 £36.00 £36.50
% change year-on-year
+5.55% -1.36%

PHP
Jobs Demand Trend in Salford

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing PHP across the Salford region as a proportion of the total demand within 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
Daily Rate Histogram in Salford

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing PHP across the Salford region over the 3 months to 30 April 2016.

PHP Daily Rate Histogram in Salford

PHP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Salford

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Salford region citing PHP 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 PHP.

1 10 (83.33%) CSS
1 10 (83.33%) JavaScript
1 10 (83.33%) TDD
1 10 (83.33%) BDD
1 10 (83.33%) Node.js
1 10 (83.33%) React
2 8 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (16.67%) User Experience
3 2 (16.67%) OpenNebula
3 2 (16.67%) iptables
3 2 (16.67%) Debian
3 2 (16.67%) VMware
3 2 (16.67%) OpenStack
3 2 (16.67%) Jenkins
3 2 (16.67%) HAProxy
3 2 (16.67%) KVM
3 2 (16.67%) Puppet
3 2 (16.67%) Dovecot
3 2 (16.67%) MRTG
3 2 (16.67%) Fibre Channel
3 2 (16.67%) IMAP
3 2 (16.67%) iSCSI
3 2 (16.67%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (16.67%) CentOS
3 2 (16.67%) Mac OS
3 2 (16.67%) Cacti
3 2 (16.67%) Sendmail
3 2 (16.67%) Open Source
3 2 (16.67%) Bash Shell
3 2 (16.67%) Ubuntu

PHP
Top Related IT Skills in Salford by Category

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Salford region citing PHP 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 PHP. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 10 (83.33%) Node.js
2 2 (16.67%) Apache
2 2 (16.67%) OpenStack
2 2 (16.67%) SAS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (16.67%) DHCP
1 2 (16.67%) DNS
1 2 (16.67%) Fibre Channel
1 2 (16.67%) HTTP
1 2 (16.67%) IMAP
1 2 (16.67%) iSCSI
1 2 (16.67%) MRTG
1 2 (16.67%) SMTP
Development Applications
1 2 (16.67%) Jenkins
Job Titles
1 10 (83.33%) Developer
1 10 (83.33%) JavaScript Developer
2 8 (66.67%) Node.js Developer
3 2 (16.67%) Linux Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (83.33%) CSS
1 10 (83.33%) React
Miscellaneous
1 2 (16.67%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 2 (16.67%) CentOS
1 2 (16.67%) Debian
1 2 (16.67%) Linux
1 2 (16.67%) Mac OS
1 2 (16.67%) Ubuntu
1 2 (16.67%) Unix
1 2 (16.67%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (83.33%) BDD
1 10 (83.33%) TDD
2 8 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (16.67%) Open Source
Programming Languages
1 10 (83.33%) JavaScript
2 2 (16.67%) Bash Shell
2 2 (16.67%) C
2 2 (16.67%) C++
2 2 (16.67%) Korn
2 2 (16.67%) Perl
2 2 (16.67%) Python
2 2 (16.67%) Shell Script
System Software
1 2 (16.67%) Dovecot
1 2 (16.67%) iptables
1 2 (16.67%) KVM
1 2 (16.67%) Sendmail
1 2 (16.67%) Squid
1 2 (16.67%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (16.67%) Cacti
1 2 (16.67%) HAProxy
1 2 (16.67%) Nagios
1 2 (16.67%) OpenNebula
1 2 (16.67%) Puppet
Vendors
1 2 (16.67%) Red Hat
1 2 (16.67%) VMware