The median contractor rate for a PHP Developer was £325 per day in advertised job vacancies in Merseyside during the 3 months to 23 June 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 Developer
North West / Merseyside
3 months to
23 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 29 43 40
Rank change year-on-year +14 -3  
Contract jobs requiring a PHP Developer 15 2 3
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Merseyside 4.53% 0.60% 0.77%
As % of the Job Titles category 4.76% 0.64% 0.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 0 3
Median daily rate £325 - £225
90% offered a daily rate of more than £314 - £205
10% offered a daily rate of more than £398 - £285
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £313 £300
% change year-on-year +12.00% +4.16%  
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 Merseyside. 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
Merseyside
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 315 312 367
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Merseyside 95.17% 93.69% 94.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 214 167 171
Median daily rate £400 £350 £313
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +14.28% +12.00%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £259 £225 £150
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £370
% change year-on-year - +8.10%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 18 14
Median hourly rate £12.50 £13.00 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -3.84% -13.33%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £11.00 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.00 £14.34 £19.69
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.45 £16.14
% change year-on-year +0.28% +8.11%  

PHP Developer
Job Vacancy Trend in Merseyside

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

Job vacancy trend for PHP Developer in Merseyside

PHP Developer
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Merseyside

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

Contractor daily rate trend for PHP Developer in Merseyside

PHP Developer
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Merseyside

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing PHP Developer in Merseyside over the 3 months to 23 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for PHP Developer in Merseyside

PHP Developer
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Merseyside

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for PHP Developer in Merseyside

PHP Developer
Contract Job Locations in Merseyside

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing PHP Developer within the Merseyside region over the 3 months to 23 June 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
Liverpool +14 15 £325 - 7
PHP Developer
North West

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

For the 6 months to 23 June 2017, PHP 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 Merseyside region featuring PHP Developer in the job title.

1 22 (100.00%) PHP
2 13 (59.09%) HTML
2 13 (59.09%) JavaScript
2 13 (59.09%) MySQL
2 13 (59.09%) Git (software)
2 13 (59.09%) Laravel
3 9 (40.91%) Drupal
3 9 (40.91%) TDD
4 8 (36.36%) MVC
5 7 (31.82%) Jenkins
5 7 (31.82%) CMS
5 7 (31.82%) CSS
5 7 (31.82%) HTML5
6 6 (27.27%) PHP 5
6 6 (27.27%) OOP
7 5 (22.73%) Symfony
8 4 (18.18%) SOAP
8 4 (18.18%) REST
9 3 (13.64%) Magento
9 3 (13.64%) Web Development
10 2 (9.09%) GitHub
10 2 (9.09%) Analytical Skills
10 2 (9.09%) Microservices
10 2 (9.09%) Algorithms
10 2 (9.09%) Agile Software Development
10 2 (9.09%) jQuery
10 2 (9.09%) Unit Testing
10 2 (9.09%) RESTful
10 2 (9.09%) BDD
10 2 (9.09%) Yii

PHP Developer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Merseyside 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 9 (40.91%) Drupal
2 7 (31.82%) CMS
Business Applications
1 3 (13.64%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 2 (9.09%) GitHub
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (59.09%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 13 (59.09%) Git (software)
2 7 (31.82%) Jenkins
3 2 (9.09%) Subversion
General
1 1 (4.55%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (59.09%) HTML
1 13 (59.09%) Laravel
2 7 (31.82%) CSS
2 7 (31.82%) HTML5
3 5 (22.73%) Symfony
4 4 (18.18%) REST
4 4 (18.18%) SOAP
5 2 (9.09%) jQuery
5 2 (9.09%) RESTful
5 2 (9.09%) Yii
6 1 (4.55%) LAMP
6 1 (4.55%) LESS
6 1 (4.55%) Sass
Miscellaneous
1 2 (9.09%) Algorithms
1 2 (9.09%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (4.55%) Greenfield Project
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (40.91%) TDD
2 8 (36.36%) MVC
3 6 (27.27%) OOP
4 3 (13.64%) Web Development
5 2 (9.09%) Agile Software Development
5 2 (9.09%) BDD
5 2 (9.09%) Microservices
5 2 (9.09%) OO
5 2 (9.09%) OOD
5 2 (9.09%) Unit Testing
6 1 (4.55%) OO PHP
6 1 (4.55%) Performance Optimisation
6 1 (4.55%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 22 (100.00%) PHP
2 13 (59.09%) JavaScript
3 6 (27.27%) PHP 5
4 1 (4.55%) SQL
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