The table below looks at the statistics 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 September 2014 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
17 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
PHP
Rank 30 22 17
Rank change year-on-year
-8 -5
Contract jobs citing PHP 3 3 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Warrington 1.38% 2.44% 5.74%
As % of the Programming Languages category 5.26% 5.45% 11.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 6
Average daily rate
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£468 - £375
90% offered a daily rate of more than £434 - £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £502 - £413
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £288 £290
% change year-on-year
+13.04% -0.86%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £31.00 £27.00 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+14.81% +28.57%
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Programming Languages category in contract jobs advertised in the Warrington region.

Programming Languages Category
Warrington
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
57 55 61
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Warrington 26.15% 44.72% 50.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 28 23 35
Average daily rate £325 £325 £310
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +4.83%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £258 £295 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £510 £390 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Average hourly rate £36.63 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £32.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -7.14%

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
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 September 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 22 (95.65%) JavaScript
1 22 (95.65%) Linux
2 18 (78.26%) Open Source
2 18 (78.26%) Java
3 17 (73.91%) C#
3 17 (73.91%) C++
3 17 (73.91%) Agile Software Development
3 17 (73.91%) BDD
4 16 (69.57%) NoSQL
4 16 (69.57%) Ruby
4 16 (69.57%) JSON
4 16 (69.57%) Unit Testing
4 16 (69.57%) SQL
4 16 (69.57%) Python
5 15 (65.22%) TDD
5 15 (65.22%) Scala
6 12 (52.17%) RESTful
6 12 (52.17%) XHTML
6 12 (52.17%) CSS
6 12 (52.17%) Web Services
6 12 (52.17%) HTML
7 11 (47.83%) XML
8 10 (43.48%) Continuous Integration
8 10 (43.48%) Mentoring
9 7 (30.43%) Ajax
10 4 (17.39%) Subversion
10 4 (17.39%) CMS
10 4 (17.39%) LAMP
10 4 (17.39%) Web Design
10 4 (17.39%) OO

PHP
Top Related IT Skills in Warrington by Category

For the 6 months to 17 September 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 4 (17.39%) CMS
Business Applications
1 1 (4.35%) Magento
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (69.57%) NoSQL
2 4 (17.39%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 4 (17.39%) Subversion
1 4 (17.39%) Git (software)
General
1 4 (17.39%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 22 (95.65%) Developer
2 7 (30.43%) Senior Developer
3 5 (21.74%) PHP Developer
4 4 (17.39%) Java Developer
5 2 (8.70%) C++/Java Developer
5 2 (8.70%) Software Developer
6 1 (4.35%) C++ Team Leader
6 1 (4.35%) Lead Java Developer
6 1 (4.35%) Senior PHP Developer
6 1 (4.35%) Java Team Leader
6 1 (4.35%) Senior Java Developer
6 1 (4.35%) Senior C++ Developer
6 1 (4.35%) C++ Developer
6 1 (4.35%) Team Leader
6 1 (4.35%) Lead Developer
6 1 (4.35%) Project Manager
6 1 (4.35%) Web Developer
6 1 (4.35%) Digital Project Manager
6 1 (4.35%) PHP Magento Developer
6 1 (4.35%) Magento Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (69.57%) JSON
2 12 (52.17%) RESTful
2 12 (52.17%) XHTML
2 12 (52.17%) CSS
2 12 (52.17%) Web Services
2 12 (52.17%) HTML
3 11 (47.83%) XML
4 7 (30.43%) Ajax
5 4 (17.39%) LAMP
5 4 (17.39%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 18 (78.26%) Open Source
2 1 (4.35%) EPoS
Operating Systems
1 22 (95.65%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (73.91%) Agile Software Development
1 17 (73.91%) BDD
2 16 (69.57%) Unit Testing
3 15 (65.22%) TDD
4 10 (43.48%) Continuous Integration
4 10 (43.48%) Mentoring
5 4 (17.39%) Web Design
5 4 (17.39%) OO
5 4 (17.39%) OO PHP
6 2 (8.70%) Software Engineering
7 1 (4.35%) Service Management
7 1 (4.35%) Service Delivery
7 1 (4.35%) Risk Management
7 1 (4.35%) SEO
7 1 (4.35%) E-Commerce
7 1 (4.35%) Supplier Management
Programming Languages
1 22 (95.65%) JavaScript
2 18 (78.26%) Java
3 17 (73.91%) C#
3 17 (73.91%) C++
4 16 (69.57%) Ruby
4 16 (69.57%) SQL
4 16 (69.57%) Python
5 15 (65.22%) Scala
6 4 (17.39%) PHP5
7 1 (4.35%) VB
7 1 (4.35%) C
Qualifications
1 1 (4.35%) SC Cleared
1 1 (4.35%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (17.39%) ISO 9001
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