Period
to 19 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Lancashire 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 19 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 > Lancashire
6 months to
19 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 44 57 68
Rank change year-on-year +13 +11 -5
Contract jobs citing PHP 8 8 9
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Lancashire 1.79% 1.21% 0.98%
As % of the Programming Languages category 5.23% 3.01% 2.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 5 11
Lancashire median daily rate £295 £213 £442
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +38.82% -51.87% +35.85%
10th Percentile £193 £136 £343
90th Percentile £413 £386 £515
North West median daily rate £325 £350 £320
% change year-on-year -7.14% +9.38% -1.54%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Lancashire median hourly rate - £16.00 -
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 Lancashire with a requirement for coding skills.

All Programming Languages
Lancashire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for coding skills 153 266 326
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Lancashire 34.15% 40.36% 35.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 101 180 211
Lancashire median daily rate £400 £375 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.67% -6.25% +18.08%
10th Percentile £300 £263 £210
90th Percentile £615 £480 £535
North West median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year +6.67% - +15.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 24 24 25
Lancashire median hourly rate £42.50 £39.13 £37.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +8.63% +5.74% +18.59%
10th Percentile £37.00 £14.08 £31.45
90th Percentile £50.83 £42.50 £47.33
North West median hourly rate £40.00 £29.01 £37.50
% change year-on-year +37.87% -22.63% +31.87%

PHP
Job Vacancy Trend in Lancashire

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

Job vacancy trend for PHP in Lancashire

PHP
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Lancashire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for PHP in Lancashire

PHP
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Lancashire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing PHP in Lancashire over the 6 months to 19 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for PHP in Lancashire

PHP
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Lancashire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for PHP in Lancashire

PHP
Contract Job Locations in Lancashire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing PHP within the Lancashire region over the 6 months to 19 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
Blackburn - 4 £295 -
Blackpool +14 1 £475 +137.50%
Preston -7 1 £325 - 1
PHP
North West

For the 6 months to 19 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 Lancashire region with a requirement for PHP.

1 5 (62.50%) HTML
1 5 (62.50%) JavaScript
1 5 (62.50%) CSS
2 4 (50.00%) MySQL
3 3 (37.50%) Git (software)
4 2 (25.00%) Redux
4 2 (25.00%) Greenfield Project
4 2 (25.00%) Business Intelligence
4 2 (25.00%) NHS
4 2 (25.00%) PHPUnit
4 2 (25.00%) HTML5
4 2 (25.00%) Laravel
4 2 (25.00%) React
4 2 (25.00%) webpack
4 2 (25.00%) ES6
4 2 (25.00%) Front End Development
5 1 (12.50%) CESG Certified Professional
5 1 (12.50%) IISP
5 1 (12.50%) Node.js
5 1 (12.50%) COBOL
5 1 (12.50%) Disaster Recovery
5 1 (12.50%) Information Security Management
5 1 (12.50%) Security Management
5 1 (12.50%) Information Security
5 1 (12.50%) SQL Server
5 1 (12.50%) IIS
5 1 (12.50%) Python
5 1 (12.50%) SQL
5 1 (12.50%) Java
5 1 (12.50%) CESG

PHP
Co-occurring IT Skills in Lancashire 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 1 (12.50%) IIS
1 1 (12.50%) WordPress
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (50.00%) MySQL
2 1 (12.50%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 3 (37.50%) Git (software)
2 2 (25.00%) PHPUnit
2 2 (25.00%) webpack
Job Titles
1 7 (87.50%) Developer
2 5 (62.50%) PHP Developer
3 2 (25.00%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
4 1 (12.50%) Architect
4 1 (12.50%) MySQL Developer
4 1 (12.50%) PHP MySQL Developer
4 1 (12.50%) PHP Web Developer
4 1 (12.50%) Security Architect
4 1 (12.50%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (62.50%) CSS
1 5 (62.50%) HTML
2 2 (25.00%) HTML5
2 2 (25.00%) Laravel
2 2 (25.00%) React
2 2 (25.00%) Redux
3 1 (12.50%) JSON
3 1 (12.50%) Node.js
3 1 (12.50%) OAuth
Miscellaneous
1 2 (25.00%) Greenfield Project
1 2 (25.00%) NHS
2 1 (12.50%) CESG
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (25.00%) Business Intelligence
1 2 (25.00%) Front End Development
2 1 (12.50%) Disaster Recovery
2 1 (12.50%) Enterprise Architecture
2 1 (12.50%) Information Security
2 1 (12.50%) Information Security Management
2 1 (12.50%) Security Management
2 1 (12.50%) Test Automation
2 1 (12.50%) TOGAF
2 1 (12.50%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 5 (62.50%) JavaScript
2 2 (25.00%) ES6
3 1 (12.50%) COBOL
3 1 (12.50%) Java
3 1 (12.50%) Python
3 1 (12.50%) Ruby
3 1 (12.50%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (12.50%) CESG Certified Professional
1 1 (12.50%) CISMP
1 1 (12.50%) IISP