The table below looks at the statistics for PHP skills in IT contracts advertised for the Stockport region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited PHP over the 3 months to 24 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
24 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
PHP
Rank 13 - 6
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing PHP 6 0 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Stockport 10.00% - 10.00%
As % of the Programming Languages category 17.65% - 18.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 0 1
Median daily rate £350 - £280
UK excluding London median daily rate £338 £313 £335
% change year-on-year
+8.00% -6.71%
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 Stockport region.

Programming Languages Category
Stockport
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
34 15 16
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Stockport 56.67% 45.45% 53.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 29 12 6
Median daily rate £353 £330 £253
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.81% +30.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £315 £313 £211
10% offered a daily rate of more than £470 £354 £388
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £36.50 £36.00
% change year-on-year
+2.73% +1.38%

PHP
Jobs Demand Trend in Stockport

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

PHP Jobs Demand Trend in Stockport

PHP
Daily Rate Trend in Stockport

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

PHP Daily Rate Trend in Stockport

PHP
Hourly Rate Trend in Stockport

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing PHP across the Stockport region.

PHP Hourly Rate Trend in Stockport

PHP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Stockport

For the 6 months to 24 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 Stockport region with a requirement for PHP.

1 6 (85.71%) JavaScript
2 5 (71.43%) Java
2 5 (71.43%) CRM
2 5 (71.43%) ERP
2 5 (71.43%) Web Development
2 5 (71.43%) Network Security
2 5 (71.43%) Digital Media
3 4 (57.14%) TDD
4 3 (42.86%) SEO
4 3 (42.86%) Tomcat
4 3 (42.86%) .NET
4 3 (42.86%) Marketing
4 3 (42.86%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (42.86%) Maven
4 3 (42.86%) Google
5 2 (28.57%) ASP.NET Web API
5 2 (28.57%) C#
5 2 (28.57%) HTML
5 2 (28.57%) E-Commerce
5 2 (28.57%) SQL Server
5 2 (28.57%) ASP.NET
5 2 (28.57%) CSS
5 2 (28.57%) NHS
6 1 (14.29%) Subversion
6 1 (14.29%) W3C
6 1 (14.29%) OOD
6 1 (14.29%) MVC
6 1 (14.29%) LAMP
6 1 (14.29%) Web Services
6 1 (14.29%) Linux

PHP
Top Related IT Skills in Stockport 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 3 (42.86%) Tomcat
2 1 (14.29%) Apache
2 1 (14.29%) Drupal
Business Applications
1 1 (14.29%) Magento
Communications & Networking
1 5 (71.43%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (28.57%) SQL Server
2 1 (14.29%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 3 (42.86%) Maven
2 1 (14.29%) Git (software)
2 1 (14.29%) Subversion
General
1 3 (42.86%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 7 (100.00%) Developer
2 3 (42.86%) Java Developer
3 2 (28.57%) .NET Developer
3 2 (28.57%) ASP.NET Developer
3 2 (28.57%) C# .NET Developer
3 2 (28.57%) C# ASP.NET Developer
3 2 (28.57%) C# Developer
3 2 (28.57%) PHP Developer
3 2 (28.57%) Senior .NET Developer
3 2 (28.57%) Senior ASP.NET Developer
3 2 (28.57%) Senior C# .NET Developer
3 2 (28.57%) Senior C# ASP.NET Developer
3 2 (28.57%) Senior C# Developer
3 2 (28.57%) Senior Developer
4 1 (14.29%) Drupal Developer
4 1 (14.29%) HTML CSS Developer
4 1 (14.29%) JavaScript Developer
4 1 (14.29%) Magento Developer
4 1 (14.29%) PHP Drupal Developer
4 1 (14.29%) PHP Magento Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (42.86%) .NET
2 2 (28.57%) ASP.NET
2 2 (28.57%) ASP.NET Web API
2 2 (28.57%) CSS
2 2 (28.57%) HTML
3 1 (14.29%) jQuery
3 1 (14.29%) LAMP
3 1 (14.29%) RESTful
3 1 (14.29%) Semantic HTML
3 1 (14.29%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 5 (71.43%) Digital Media
2 2 (28.57%) NHS
3 1 (14.29%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 1 (14.29%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (71.43%) CRM
1 5 (71.43%) ERP
1 5 (71.43%) Web Development
2 4 (57.14%) TDD
3 3 (42.86%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (42.86%) SEO
4 2 (28.57%) E-Commerce
5 1 (14.29%) MVC
5 1 (14.29%) OO
5 1 (14.29%) OO PHP
5 1 (14.29%) OOD
5 1 (14.29%) OOP
Programming Languages
1 6 (85.71%) JavaScript
2 5 (71.43%) Java
3 2 (28.57%) C#
4 1 (14.29%) PHP 5
Vendors
1 3 (42.86%) Google