Period
to 20 November 2017

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 20 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
Cheshire > Chester
6 months to
20 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 22 27 39
Rank change year-on-year +5 +12 -12
Contract jobs citing PHP 8 14 3
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Chester 3.76% 4.73% 0.97%
As % of the Programming Languages category 10.81% 9.33% 2.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 14 3
Chester median daily rate £355 £406 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -12.62% +8.33% +20.00%
10th Percentile £313 £173 £323
90th Percentile £397 £450 £418
Cheshire median daily rate £338 £360 £400
% change year-on-year -6.25% -10.00% -0.12%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Chester median hourly rate - - -
Cheshire median hourly rate £37.50 £12.50 -
% change year-on-year +200.00% - -

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 74 150 113
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Chester 34.74% 50.68% 36.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 65 134 90
Chester median daily rate £400 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +6.67% +17.19%
10th Percentile £303 £300 £290
90th Percentile £481 £488 £500
Cheshire median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.23% +3.33% +10.29%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 5
Chester median hourly rate - - £33.00
Cheshire median hourly rate £31.00 £21.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year +47.62% -40.00% +2.94%

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

For the 6 months to 20 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 Chester region with a requirement for PHP.

1 6 (75.00%) JavaScript
1 6 (75.00%) HTML
1 6 (75.00%) CSS
2 4 (50.00%) CMS
2 4 (50.00%) LAMP
2 4 (50.00%) TDD
2 4 (50.00%) Laravel
2 4 (50.00%) React
2 4 (50.00%) Front End Development
3 3 (37.50%) Greenfield Project
3 3 (37.50%) AngularJS
3 3 (37.50%) Twitter Bootstrap
3 3 (37.50%) jQuery
3 3 (37.50%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (37.50%) Finance
3 3 (37.50%) Java
4 2 (25.00%) MySQL
4 2 (25.00%) MVC
4 2 (25.00%) ExpressionEngine
4 2 (25.00%) HTML5
4 2 (25.00%) CSS3
4 2 (25.00%) WordPress
4 2 (25.00%) Git (software)
4 2 (25.00%) Sass
4 2 (25.00%) CodeIgniter
4 2 (25.00%) Re-Platforming
4 2 (25.00%) webpack
4 2 (25.00%) gulp
5 1 (12.50%) Continuous Delivery
5 1 (12.50%) Secure Coding

PHP
Co-occurring 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:

Application Platforms
1 4 (50.00%) CMS
2 2 (25.00%) ExpressionEngine
2 2 (25.00%) WordPress
3 1 (12.50%) Apache
3 1 (12.50%) IIS
3 1 (12.50%) SugarCRM
Communications & Networking
1 1 (12.50%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (25.00%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 2 (25.00%) Git (software)
1 2 (25.00%) gulp
1 2 (25.00%) webpack
General
1 3 (37.50%) Finance
2 1 (12.50%) Banking
2 1 (12.50%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 7 (87.50%) Developer
2 5 (62.50%) PHP Developer
3 2 (25.00%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
3 2 (25.00%) Full Stack Developer
3 2 (25.00%) HTML CSS Developer
3 2 (25.00%) HTML Developer
3 2 (25.00%) JavaScript Developer
4 1 (12.50%) .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (75.00%) CSS
1 6 (75.00%) HTML
2 4 (50.00%) LAMP
2 4 (50.00%) Laravel
2 4 (50.00%) React
3 3 (37.50%) AngularJS
3 3 (37.50%) jQuery
3 3 (37.50%) Twitter Bootstrap
4 2 (25.00%) CodeIgniter
4 2 (25.00%) CSS3
4 2 (25.00%) HTML5
4 2 (25.00%) Sass
5 1 (12.50%) .NET
5 1 (12.50%) ASP.NET Web API
5 1 (12.50%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 3 (37.50%) Greenfield Project
2 1 (12.50%) Internet of Things
2 1 (12.50%) Linux Command Line
Operating Systems
1 1 (12.50%) Unix
1 1 (12.50%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (50.00%) Front End Development
1 4 (50.00%) TDD
2 3 (37.50%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (25.00%) MVC
3 2 (25.00%) Re-Platforming
4 1 (12.50%) Continuous Delivery
4 1 (12.50%) CRM
4 1 (12.50%) Domain-Driven Design
4 1 (12.50%) Enterprise Architecture
4 1 (12.50%) ITIL
4 1 (12.50%) OOP
4 1 (12.50%) Secure Coding
4 1 (12.50%) SOA
4 1 (12.50%) TOGAF
4 1 (12.50%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 6 (75.00%) JavaScript
2 3 (37.50%) Java
3 1 (12.50%) C#
3 1 (12.50%) PHP 7
3 1 (12.50%) SQL
3 1 (12.50%) T-SQL