The first table below looks at the demand for PHP skills in IT contracts advertised for the Warrington region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited PHP over the 3 months to 17 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Programming Languages category for the Warrington region.

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
17 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
PHP
Rank 25 5 15
Rank change year-on-year
-20 +10
Contract jobs citing PHP 3 20 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Warrington 1.76% 12.74% 1.59%
As % of the Programming Languages category 6.98% 37.74% 4.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 2 0
Average daily rate £300 £375 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-20.00% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £275 £275
% change year-on-year
+18.18% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £15.75 £18.00
% change year-on-year
+122.22% -12.50%
Programming Languages Category
Warrington
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
43 53 25
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Warrington 25.29% 33.76% 39.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 23 14
Average daily rate £358 £363 £330
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.37% +9.84%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £288
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £450 £365
UK excluding London average daily rate £330 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+1.53% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £30.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.50 £35.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+4.28% +2.94%
PHP
Cheshire

PHP
Jobs Demand Trend in Warrington

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing PHP across the Warrington region as a proportion of the total demand within the Programming Languages category.

PHP Jobs Demand Trend in Warrington

PHP
Daily Rate Trend in Warrington

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

PHP Daily Rate Trend in Warrington

PHP
Daily Rate Histogram in Warrington

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing PHP across the Warrington region over the 3 months to 17 April 2014.

PHP Daily Rate Histogram in Warrington

PHP
Hourly Rate Trend in Warrington

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

PHP Hourly Rate Trend in Warrington

PHP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Warrington

For the 6 months to 17 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Warrington 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 4 (66.67%) HTML
1 4 (66.67%) JavaScript
1 4 (66.67%) CSS
2 3 (50.00%) Linux
2 3 (50.00%) ISO 9001
2 3 (50.00%) MySQL
2 3 (50.00%) JSON
3 2 (33.33%) PHP5
3 2 (33.33%) jQuery
3 2 (33.33%) Subversion
3 2 (33.33%) Ruby
3 2 (33.33%) Git (software)
3 2 (33.33%) Open Source
3 2 (33.33%) REST
3 2 (33.33%) Marketing
3 2 (33.33%) OO PHP
3 2 (33.33%) Configuration Management
3 2 (33.33%) CMS
3 2 (33.33%) LAMP
3 2 (33.33%) Web Design
3 2 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (33.33%) OO
3 2 (33.33%) XML
3 2 (33.33%) XHTML
3 2 (33.33%) Java
4 1 (16.67%) C#
4 1 (16.67%) C++
4 1 (16.67%) Web Services
4 1 (16.67%) SQL
4 1 (16.67%) E-Commerce

PHP
Top Related IT Skills in Warrington by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Warrington 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 (33.33%) CMS
2 1 (16.67%) WordPress
2 1 (16.67%) Apache
Communications & Networking
1 1 (16.67%) HTTP
1 1 (16.67%) TCP/IP
1 1 (16.67%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (50.00%) MySQL
2 1 (16.67%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 2 (33.33%) Subversion
1 2 (33.33%) Git (software)
General
1 2 (33.33%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 5 (83.33%) Developer
2 2 (33.33%) Web Developer
2 2 (33.33%) PHP Developer
3 1 (16.67%) Front-End Developer
3 1 (16.67%) Front-End Web Developer
3 1 (16.67%) DevOps Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) Senior Developer
3 1 (16.67%) Lead Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (66.67%) HTML
1 4 (66.67%) CSS
2 3 (50.00%) JSON
3 2 (33.33%) jQuery
3 2 (33.33%) XML
3 2 (33.33%) XHTML
3 2 (33.33%) LAMP
3 2 (33.33%) REST
4 1 (16.67%) CSS3
4 1 (16.67%) Twitter Bootstrap
4 1 (16.67%) Web Services
4 1 (16.67%) RESTful
4 1 (16.67%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 2 (33.33%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 3 (50.00%) Linux
2 1 (16.67%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (33.33%) Web Design
1 2 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (33.33%) Configuration Management
1 2 (33.33%) OO
1 2 (33.33%) OO PHP
2 1 (16.67%) E-Commerce
2 1 (16.67%) Service Delivery
2 1 (16.67%) Regression Testing
2 1 (16.67%) SEO
2 1 (16.67%) Scrum
2 1 (16.67%) TDD
2 1 (16.67%) Software Testing
2 1 (16.67%) Unit Testing
2 1 (16.67%) Continuous Integration
2 1 (16.67%) Time Management
2 1 (16.67%) Kanban
2 1 (16.67%) BDD
Programming Languages
1 4 (66.67%) JavaScript
2 2 (33.33%) Ruby
2 2 (33.33%) PHP5
2 2 (33.33%) Java
3 1 (16.67%) Scala
3 1 (16.67%) SQL
3 1 (16.67%) Python
3 1 (16.67%) C#
3 1 (16.67%) C++
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (50.00%) ISO 9001
Systems Management
1 1 (16.67%) Puppet
1 1 (16.67%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 1 (16.67%) Mercator