Period
to 22 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Cheshire with a requirement for PHP skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited PHP over the 6 months to 22 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

PHP
North West > Cheshire
6 months to
22 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 74 62 89
Rank change year-on-year -12 +27 -33
Contract jobs citing PHP 16 36 19
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cheshire 1.20% 2.46% 0.92%
As % of the Programming Languages category 3.94% 7.05% 3.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 34 17
Cheshire median daily rate £338 £360 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -6.25% -10.00% -0.12%
10th Percentile £301 £213 £313
90th Percentile £416 £448 £515
North West median daily rate £325 £350 £323
% change year-on-year -7.14% +8.53% -0.77%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 0
Cheshire median hourly rate £37.50 £12.50 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +200.00% - -
North West median hourly rate £37.50 £16.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year +134.38% -46.67% +166.67%

PHP is in the Programming Languages category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Cheshire with a requirement for coding skills.

All Programming Languages
Cheshire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for coding skills 406 511 618
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cheshire 30.41% 34.88% 29.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 284 378 446
Cheshire median daily rate £389 £388 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +0.32% +3.33% +10.29%
10th Percentile £275 £267 £271
90th Percentile £521 £498 £538
North West median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year +6.67% - +15.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 7 10
Cheshire median hourly rate £30.00 £21.00 £34.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +42.86% -38.24% -
10th Percentile £26.00 £11.85 £12.90
90th Percentile £38.75 £36.05 £38.75
North West median hourly rate £40.00 £29.01 £37.50
% change year-on-year +37.87% -22.63% +30.43%

PHP
Job Vacancy Trend in Cheshire

Job postings citing PHP as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Cheshire.

Job vacancy trend for PHP in Cheshire

PHP
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Cheshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing PHP in Cheshire.

Contractor daily rate trend for PHP in Cheshire

PHP
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Cheshire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for PHP in Cheshire

PHP
Contract Job Locations in Cheshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing PHP within the Cheshire region over the 6 months to 22 November 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Chester +6 8 £355 -12.62% 5
Macclesfield +8 4 £300 -11.11% 5
Crewe - 2 - - 1
PHP
North West

For the 6 months to 22 November 2017, 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 Cheshire region with a requirement for PHP.

1 12 (75.00%) CSS
1 12 (75.00%) HTML
2 10 (62.50%) JavaScript
3 7 (43.75%) WordPress
4 6 (37.50%) jQuery
4 6 (37.50%) Laravel
4 6 (37.50%) Twitter Bootstrap
5 5 (31.25%) React
5 5 (31.25%) Front End Development
5 5 (31.25%) Git (software)
5 5 (31.25%) MVC
5 5 (31.25%) Finance
5 5 (31.25%) CMS
5 5 (31.25%) LAMP
5 5 (31.25%) TDD
6 4 (25.00%) MySQL
6 4 (25.00%) AngularJS
7 3 (18.75%) Greenfield Project
7 3 (18.75%) CSS3
7 3 (18.75%) Sass
7 3 (18.75%) webpack
7 3 (18.75%) gulp
7 3 (18.75%) ExpressionEngine
7 3 (18.75%) HTML5
7 3 (18.75%) CodeIgniter
7 3 (18.75%) Web Development
7 3 (18.75%) Java
7 3 (18.75%) Agile Software Development
8 2 (12.50%) Unix
8 2 (12.50%) Unit Testing

PHP
Co-occurring IT Skills in Cheshire 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 7 (43.75%) WordPress
2 5 (31.25%) CMS
3 3 (18.75%) ExpressionEngine
4 1 (6.25%) Apache
4 1 (6.25%) Drupal
4 1 (6.25%) IIS
4 1 (6.25%) SugarCRM
Communications & Networking
1 1 (6.25%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (25.00%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 5 (31.25%) Git (software)
2 3 (18.75%) gulp
2 3 (18.75%) webpack
General
1 5 (31.25%) Finance
2 1 (6.25%) Banking
2 1 (6.25%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 15 (93.75%) Developer
2 12 (75.00%) PHP Developer
3 5 (31.25%) Full Stack Developer
4 4 (25.00%) PHP WordPress Developer
4 4 (25.00%) WordPress Developer
5 2 (12.50%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
5 2 (12.50%) HTML CSS Developer
5 2 (12.50%) HTML Developer
5 2 (12.50%) JavaScript Developer
5 2 (12.50%) PHP Web Developer
5 2 (12.50%) Web Developer
6 1 (6.25%) .NET Developer
6 1 (6.25%) Drupal Developer
6 1 (6.25%) MySQL Developer
6 1 (6.25%) PHP Drupal Developer
6 1 (6.25%) PHP MySQL Developer
6 1 (6.25%) PHP Symfony Developer
6 1 (6.25%) Symfony Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (75.00%) CSS
1 12 (75.00%) HTML
2 6 (37.50%) jQuery
2 6 (37.50%) Laravel
2 6 (37.50%) Twitter Bootstrap
3 5 (31.25%) LAMP
3 5 (31.25%) React
4 4 (25.00%) AngularJS
5 3 (18.75%) CodeIgniter
5 3 (18.75%) CSS3
5 3 (18.75%) HTML5
5 3 (18.75%) Sass
6 2 (12.50%) REST
7 1 (6.25%) .NET
7 1 (6.25%) ASP.NET Web API
7 1 (6.25%) RESTful
7 1 (6.25%) Symfony
7 1 (6.25%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 3 (18.75%) Greenfield Project
2 2 (12.50%) Linux Command Line
3 1 (6.25%) Internet of Things
Operating Systems
1 2 (12.50%) Unix
2 1 (6.25%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (31.25%) Front End Development
1 5 (31.25%) MVC
1 5 (31.25%) TDD
2 3 (18.75%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (18.75%) Web Development
3 2 (12.50%) Re-Platforming
3 2 (12.50%) Secure Coding
3 2 (12.50%) Unit Testing
4 1 (6.25%) Continuous Delivery
4 1 (6.25%) CRM
4 1 (6.25%) Domain-Driven Design
4 1 (6.25%) Enterprise Architecture
4 1 (6.25%) ITIL
4 1 (6.25%) OOP
4 1 (6.25%) SOA
4 1 (6.25%) TOGAF
Programming Languages
1 10 (62.50%) JavaScript
2 3 (18.75%) Java
3 1 (6.25%) C#
3 1 (6.25%) PHP 7
3 1 (6.25%) SQL
3 1 (6.25%) T-SQL
Vendors
1 1 (6.25%) Zend