Period
to 7 December 2019

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Chester 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 7 December 2019 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
Cheshire > Chester
6 months to
7 Dec 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank - 22 23
Contract jobs citing PHP 0 8 8
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Chester - 4.21% 3.88%
As % of the Programming Languages category - 9.09% 11.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 7 8
Chester median daily rate - £363 £355
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +2.11% -12.62%
Cheshire median daily rate £300 £375 £338
% change year-on-year -20.00% +11.11% -6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Chester median hourly rate - - -
Cheshire median hourly rate - - £37.50

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 Chester with a requirement for coding skills.

All Programming Languages
Chester
Contract vacancies with a requirement for coding skills 50 88 70
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Chester 34.72% 46.32% 33.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 33 62 60
Chester median daily rate £450 £388 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +16.13% +3.33% -6.25%
10th Percentile £288 £325 £300
90th Percentile £575 £475 £489
Cheshire median daily rate £375 £400 £388
% change year-on-year -6.25% +3.23% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 0
Chester median hourly rate £53.00 £17.50 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +202.86% - -
Cheshire median hourly rate £51.50 £40.00 £27.00
% change year-on-year +28.75% +48.15% +11.34%

PHP
Job Vacancy Trend in Chester

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

Job vacancy trend for PHP in Chester

PHP
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Chester

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

Contractor daily rate trend for PHP in Chester

PHP
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Chester

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for PHP in Chester