Period
to 20 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Liverpool 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
Merseyside > Liverpool
6 months to
20 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 14 40 49
Rank change year-on-year +26 +9 -19
Contract jobs citing PHP 35 5 4
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Liverpool 8.50% 1.15% 0.67%
As % of the Programming Languages category 19.02% 3.52% 2.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 26 5 3
Liverpool median daily rate £325 £320 £225
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.56% +42.22% -25.00%
10th Percentile £288 £165 £129
90th Percentile £413 £353 £263
Merseyside median daily rate £325 £320 £263
% change year-on-year +1.56% +21.90% -12.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Liverpool median hourly rate - - -
Merseyside 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 Liverpool with a requirement for coding skills.

All Programming Languages
Liverpool
Contract vacancies with a requirement for coding skills 184 142 180
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Liverpool 44.66% 32.64% 30.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 130 85 75
Liverpool median daily rate £375 £350 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.14% - -
10th Percentile £294 £263 £179
90th Percentile £467 £503 £498
Merseyside median daily rate £375 £350 £340
% change year-on-year +7.14% +2.94% +4.62%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 4 1
Liverpool median hourly rate £17.74 £23.25 £21.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -23.70% +8.14% +14.67%
10th Percentile £12.32 £12.33 £20.75
90th Percentile £18.87 £33.28 £22.25
Merseyside median hourly rate £17.74 £23.25 £21.50
% change year-on-year -23.70% +8.14% +14.67%

PHP
Job Vacancy Trend in Liverpool

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

Job vacancy trend for PHP in Liverpool

PHP
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Liverpool

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

Contractor daily rate trend for PHP in Liverpool

PHP
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Liverpool

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing PHP in Liverpool over the 6 months to 20 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for PHP in Liverpool

PHP
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Liverpool

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for PHP in Liverpool

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 Liverpool region with a requirement for PHP.

1 21 (60.00%) MySQL
2 17 (48.57%) CSS
2 17 (48.57%) HTML
3 14 (40.00%) JavaScript
4 12 (34.29%) MVC
4 12 (34.29%) Drupal
5 9 (25.71%) Git (software)
5 9 (25.71%) OOP
6 8 (22.86%) PHP 5
6 8 (22.86%) Magento
7 7 (20.00%) Front End Development
7 7 (20.00%) REST
7 7 (20.00%) Laravel
7 7 (20.00%) SOAP
8 6 (17.14%) jQuery
9 5 (14.29%) AngularJS
10 4 (11.43%) GitHub
10 4 (11.43%) Symfony
10 4 (11.43%) Greenfield Project
11 3 (8.57%) Agile Software Development
11 3 (8.57%) TDD
11 3 (8.57%) Subversion
12 2 (5.71%) Web Development
12 2 (5.71%) Software Engineering
12 2 (5.71%) Finance
12 2 (5.71%) Perl
12 2 (5.71%) Java
12 2 (5.71%) OO
12 2 (5.71%) Python
12 2 (5.71%) E-Commerce

PHP
Co-occurring IT Skills in Liverpool 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 12 (34.29%) Drupal
2 2 (5.71%) Apache Solr
3 1 (2.86%) CMS
3 1 (2.86%) Joomla!
3 1 (2.86%) WordPress
Applications
1 1 (2.86%) Adobe Creative Suite
1 1 (2.86%) Adobe Illustrator
1 1 (2.86%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 8 (22.86%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 4 (11.43%) GitHub
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (60.00%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 9 (25.71%) Git (software)
2 3 (8.57%) Subversion
3 2 (5.71%) Grunt
4 1 (2.86%) gulp
4 1 (2.86%) Jasmine
4 1 (2.86%) Karma Test Runner
4 1 (2.86%) Mocha
4 1 (2.86%) Sinon.JS
4 1 (2.86%) webpack
General
1 2 (5.71%) Finance
Job Titles
1 32 (91.43%) Developer
2 17 (48.57%) PHP Developer
3 8 (22.86%) Magento Developer
4 7 (20.00%) Drupal Developer
5 6 (17.14%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
6 4 (11.43%) PHP Laravel Developer
6 4 (11.43%) PHP Symfony Developer
6 4 (11.43%) Symfony Developer
7 3 (8.57%) MySQL Developer
7 3 (8.57%) PHP MySQL Developer
8 2 (5.71%) HTML CSS Developer
8 2 (5.71%) HTML Developer
8 2 (5.71%) Java Engineer
8 2 (5.71%) Java Software Engineer
8 2 (5.71%) PHP Drupal Developer
8 2 (5.71%) PHP Magento Developer
8 2 (5.71%) PHP Zend Developer
8 2 (5.71%) Senior Developer
8 2 (5.71%) Senior PHP Developer
8 2 (5.71%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (48.57%) CSS
1 17 (48.57%) HTML
2 7 (20.00%) Laravel
2 7 (20.00%) REST
2 7 (20.00%) SOAP
3 6 (17.14%) jQuery
4 5 (14.29%) AngularJS
5 4 (11.43%) Symfony
6 2 (5.71%) CSS3
6 2 (5.71%) HTML5
6 2 (5.71%) RESTful
6 2 (5.71%) Sass
6 2 (5.71%) Yii
7 1 (2.86%) Apache Cordova
7 1 (2.86%) Chai
7 1 (2.86%) Ionic Framework
7 1 (2.86%) LAMP
7 1 (2.86%) LESS
7 1 (2.86%) Node.js
7 1 (2.86%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 4 (11.43%) Greenfield Project
2 2 (5.71%) Algorithms
2 2 (5.71%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (2.86%) Mobile App
3 1 (2.86%) User Experience
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (34.29%) MVC
2 9 (25.71%) OOP
3 7 (20.00%) Front End Development
4 3 (8.57%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (8.57%) TDD
5 2 (5.71%) BDD
5 2 (5.71%) E-Commerce
5 2 (5.71%) Microservices
5 2 (5.71%) OO
5 2 (5.71%) OOD
5 2 (5.71%) Software Engineering
5 2 (5.71%) Statistical Modelling
5 2 (5.71%) Time Management
5 2 (5.71%) Unit Testing
5 2 (5.71%) Web Development
6 1 (2.86%) Cross-Browser Compatibility
6 1 (2.86%) Cross-Platform Development
6 1 (2.86%) Mobile Application Development
6 1 (2.86%) Test Strategy
6 1 (2.86%) Wireframes
Programming Languages
1 14 (40.00%) JavaScript
2 8 (22.86%) PHP 5
3 2 (5.71%) C++
3 2 (5.71%) Groovy
3 2 (5.71%) Java
3 2 (5.71%) Perl
3 2 (5.71%) Python
Vendors
1 2 (5.71%) Zend
2 1 (2.86%) Adobe