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 11 February 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.

Location
3 months to
11 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
PHP
Rank 13 - 7
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing PHP 2 0 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Salford 6.67% - 11.11%
As % of the Programming Languages category 10.00% - 22.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 2
Average daily rate £425 - £350
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £333 £300
% change year-on-year
-2.25% +10.83%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.50 £30.20 £21.75
% change year-on-year
+17.54% +38.85%
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
20 10 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Salford 66.67% 41.67% 50.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 7 8
Average daily rate £425 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.33% +7.14%
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £36.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+11.11% +5.88%

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Salford

For the 6 months to 11 February 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 3 (100.00%) C++
2 2 (66.67%) Perl
2 2 (66.67%) Apache
2 2 (66.67%) Python
2 2 (66.67%) SAS
2 2 (66.67%) SMTP
2 2 (66.67%) DHCP
2 2 (66.67%) HTTP
2 2 (66.67%) DNS
2 2 (66.67%) Red Hat
2 2 (66.67%) Shell Script
2 2 (66.67%) Nagios
2 2 (66.67%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (66.67%) CentOS
2 2 (66.67%) Mac OS
2 2 (66.67%) Cacti
2 2 (66.67%) Sendmail
2 2 (66.67%) Open Source
2 2 (66.67%) Bash Shell
2 2 (66.67%) Puppet
2 2 (66.67%) Dovecot
2 2 (66.67%) MRTG
2 2 (66.67%) Fibre Channel
2 2 (66.67%) OpenStack
2 2 (66.67%) Jenkins
2 2 (66.67%) HAProxy
2 2 (66.67%) KVM
2 2 (66.67%) User Experience
2 2 (66.67%) OpenNebula
2 2 (66.67%) iptables

PHP
Top Related IT Skills in Salford by Category

For the 6 months to 11 February 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 2 (66.67%) Apache
1 2 (66.67%) OpenStack
1 2 (66.67%) SAS
2 1 (33.33%) WordPress
Communications & Networking
1 2 (66.67%) DHCP
1 2 (66.67%) DNS
1 2 (66.67%) Fibre Channel
1 2 (66.67%) HTTP
1 2 (66.67%) IMAP
1 2 (66.67%) iSCSI
1 2 (66.67%) MRTG
1 2 (66.67%) SMTP
Development Applications
1 2 (66.67%) Jenkins
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Linux Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Trainer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (33.33%) CSS
1 1 (33.33%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (66.67%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 2 (66.67%) CentOS
1 2 (66.67%) Debian
1 2 (66.67%) Linux
1 2 (66.67%) Mac OS
1 2 (66.67%) Ubuntu
1 2 (66.67%) Unix
1 2 (66.67%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) Open Source
2 1 (33.33%) OO
2 1 (33.33%) Project Planning
2 1 (33.33%) Systems Analysis
2 1 (33.33%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 3 (100.00%) C++
2 2 (66.67%) Bash Shell
2 2 (66.67%) C
2 2 (66.67%) Korn
2 2 (66.67%) Perl
2 2 (66.67%) Python
2 2 (66.67%) Shell Script
3 1 (33.33%) Java
3 1 (33.33%) JavaScript
3 1 (33.33%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (33.33%) DBS Check
System Software
1 2 (66.67%) Dovecot
1 2 (66.67%) iptables
1 2 (66.67%) KVM
1 2 (66.67%) Sendmail
1 2 (66.67%) Squid
1 2 (66.67%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (66.67%) Cacti
1 2 (66.67%) HAProxy
1 2 (66.67%) Nagios
1 2 (66.67%) OpenNebula
1 2 (66.67%) Puppet
Vendors
1 2 (66.67%) Red Hat
1 2 (66.67%) VMware
2 1 (33.33%) Oracle