Period
to 14 August 2020

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 14 August 2020 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
14 Aug 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank - 23 22
Contract jobs citing PHP 0 2 14
As % of all contract jobs advertised in Chester - 1.44% 5.81%
As % of the Programming Languages category - 5.41% 11.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 13
Median daily rate - - £438
Cheshire median daily rate £288 £375 £375
% change year-on-year -23.33% - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
Cheshire median hourly rate - - -

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 15 37 126
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Chester 23.44% 26.62% 52.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 25 96
Median daily rate £550 £400 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +37.50% +3.23% -11.43%
10th Percentile £492 £304 £302
90th Percentile £663 £533 £475
Cheshire median daily rate £385 £400 £380
% change year-on-year -3.75% +5.26% -7.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 1
Median hourly rate £67.50 - £57.50
10th Percentile £66.25 - £56.25
90th Percentile £69.75 - £58.75
Median hourly rate £58.75 £52.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year +11.90% +110.00% -21.88%

PHP
Job Vacancy Trend in Chester

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

Job vacancy trend for PHP in Chester

PHP
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Chester

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing PHP in Chester.

Daily rate trend for PHP in Chester

PHP
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Chester

3-month moving average hourly rates quoted in jobs citing PHP in Chester.

Hourly rate trend for PHP in Chester