The median contractor rate for a PHP MySQL Developer was £270 per day in advertised job vacancies in Manchester during the 3 months to 28 March 2017.

The first table below provides contractor rate benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to 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 MySQL Developer
North West / Manchester
3 months to
28 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 82 98 99
Rank change year-on-year +16 +1  
Contract jobs requiring a PHP MySQL Developer 8 4 2
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Manchester 0.61% 0.22% 0.12%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.64% 0.24% 0.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 3 2
Median daily rate £270 £275 £294
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -1.81% -6.38%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £257 £215 £269
10% offered a daily rate of more than £279 £281 £319
UK excluding London median daily rate £275 £323 £240
% change year-on-year -14.72% +34.37%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in contract job vacancies advertised in Manchester. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such, the figures in the first row provide an indication of the number of contract jobs in our overall sample.

Contract IT Job Roles
Manchester
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 1251 1689 1565
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Manchester 94.84% 94.46% 95.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 791 983 822
Median daily rate £375 £395 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.06% +12.85%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £250 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £525 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 41 32 49
Median hourly rate £15.50 £15.25 £14.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +1.63% +8.92%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.16 £12.28 £10.01
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £48.00 £32.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £19.63 £17.00
% change year-on-year -10.82% +15.44%  

PHP MySQL Developer
Job Vacancy Trend in Manchester

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Manchester that featured PHP MySQL Developer in the job title.

Job vacancy trend for PHP MySQL Developer in Manchester

PHP MySQL Developer
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Manchester

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

Contractor daily rate trend for PHP MySQL Developer in Manchester

PHP MySQL Developer
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Manchester

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for PHP MySQL Developer in Manchester

PHP MySQL Developer
Contract Job Locations in Manchester

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing PHP MySQL Developer within the Manchester region over the 3 months to 28 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Stockport - 1 £300 -
PHP MySQL Developer
North West

PHP MySQL Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 28 March 2017, PHP MySQL Developer contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Manchester region featuring PHP MySQL Developer in the job title.

1 13 (100.00%) PHP
1 13 (100.00%) MySQL
2 10 (76.92%) HTML
2 10 (76.92%) CSS
3 9 (69.23%) LAMP
4 8 (61.54%) Photoshop
4 8 (61.54%) Adobe
4 8 (61.54%) WordPress
4 8 (61.54%) Adobe Creative Suite
5 3 (23.08%) JavaScript
6 2 (15.38%) Manufacturing
7 1 (7.69%) Web Development
7 1 (7.69%) Degree
7 1 (7.69%) Computer Science
7 1 (7.69%) jQuery
7 1 (7.69%) Agile Software Development
7 1 (7.69%) Retail
7 1 (7.69%) Validation
7 1 (7.69%) MVC
7 1 (7.69%) Scrum
7 1 (7.69%) SQL Server
7 1 (7.69%) SQL
7 1 (7.69%) VB.NET
7 1 (7.69%) .NET
7 1 (7.69%) ASP.NET
7 1 (7.69%) Linux
7 1 (7.69%) Apache
7 1 (7.69%) E-Commerce
7 1 (7.69%) C#
7 1 (7.69%) SOLID

PHP MySQL Developer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Manchester 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 8 (61.54%) WordPress
2 1 (7.69%) Apache
Applications
1 8 (61.54%) Adobe Creative Suite
1 8 (61.54%) Photoshop
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (100.00%) MySQL
2 1 (7.69%) SQL Server
General
1 2 (15.38%) Manufacturing
2 1 (7.69%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (76.92%) CSS
1 10 (76.92%) HTML
2 9 (69.23%) LAMP
3 1 (7.69%) .NET
3 1 (7.69%) ASP.NET
3 1 (7.69%) ASP.NET MVC
3 1 (7.69%) Ember.js
3 1 (7.69%) jQuery
3 1 (7.69%) Laravel
3 1 (7.69%) Node.js
Miscellaneous
1 1 (7.69%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (7.69%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 1 (7.69%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (7.69%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (7.69%) E-Commerce
1 1 (7.69%) Feasibility Study
1 1 (7.69%) MVC
1 1 (7.69%) Rapid Prototyping
1 1 (7.69%) Scrum
1 1 (7.69%) SOLID
1 1 (7.69%) Validation
1 1 (7.69%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 13 (100.00%) PHP
2 3 (23.08%) JavaScript
3 1 (7.69%) C#
3 1 (7.69%) SQL
3 1 (7.69%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 1 (7.69%) Degree
Vendors
1 8 (61.54%) Adobe