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 3 months to 24 March 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.

3 months to
24 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
PHP
Cheshire / Chester
Rank - 23 29
Contract jobs citing PHP 0 8 3
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Chester - 5.30% 1.60%
As % of the Programming Languages category - 11.43% 4.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 2 2
Median daily rate - £256 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -26.78%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £325 £313
% change year-on-year +7.69% +4.00%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Median hourly rate - £16.75 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.00 £17.50 £22.00
% change year-on-year +14.28% -20.45%  

PHP is in the programming language skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Chester with a requirement for programming language skills.

Contract Programming Language Skills
Chester
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for programming language skills 40 70 73
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Chester 38.83% 46.36% 39.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 38 45 61
Median daily rate £438 £350 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +25.00% -9.67%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £290
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £425 £479
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +4.00% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 7 1
Median hourly rate £50.00 £27.50 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +81.81% +66.66%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.64 £40.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year +4.10% +11.11%  

PHP
Job Vacancy Trend in Chester

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Chester citing PHP as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Programming Languages category.

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 hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing PHP in Chester.

Contractor hourly rate trend for PHP in Chester

PHP
Top 9 Related IT Skills in Chester

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

1 3 (100.00%) HTML
1 3 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 3 (100.00%) MySQL
1 3 (100.00%) CSS
1 3 (100.00%) XML
1 3 (100.00%) jQuery
1 3 (100.00%) AngularJS
1 3 (100.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
1 3 (100.00%) Front End Development

PHP
Top Related IT Skills in Chester 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:

Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (100.00%) MySQL
Job Titles
1 3 (100.00%) Angular Developer
1 3 (100.00%) Developer
1 3 (100.00%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
1 3 (100.00%) HTML CSS Developer
1 3 (100.00%) HTML Developer
1 3 (100.00%) JavaScript Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (100.00%) AngularJS
1 3 (100.00%) CSS
1 3 (100.00%) HTML
1 3 (100.00%) jQuery
1 3 (100.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
1 3 (100.00%) XML
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (100.00%) Front End Development
Programming Languages
1 3 (100.00%) JavaScript