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 26 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
26 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
PHP
Rank 8 - 6
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing PHP 7 0 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Salford 20.00% - 12.00%
As % of the Programming Languages category 36.84% - 33.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 0 3
Median daily rate £488 - £375
UK excluding London median daily rate £338 £313 £336
% change year-on-year
+8.00% -7.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.00 £22.50 £37.40
% change year-on-year
-33.33% -39.83%
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
19 13 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Salford 54.29% 65.00% 36.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 12 7
Median daily rate £425 £388 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.67% -3.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £350 £370
10% offered a daily rate of more than £488 £430 £405
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £343
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +2.18%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £36.00 £36.40
% change year-on-year
+4.16% -1.09%

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 26 May 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 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

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 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