Period
to 12 December 2017

The median contractor rate for a PHP Web Developer was £275 per day in advertised job vacancies in the North West during the 6 months to 12 December 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 Web Developer
England > North West
6 months to
12 Dec 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 198 214 247
Rank change year-on-year +16 +33 -53
Contract jobs requiring a PHP Web Developer 3 7 3
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North West 0.053% 0.11% 0.035%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.055% 0.11% 0.037%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 2 2
North West median daily rate £275 £340 £255
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -19.12% +33.33% -18.40%
10th Percentile £250 £255 £168
90th Percentile £300 £421 £355
England median daily rate £350 £350 £288
% change year-on-year - +21.74% -4.17%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 1
North West median hourly rate £37.50 - £35.00
10th Percentile £36.25 - £27.50
90th Percentile £38.75 - £42.50
England median hourly rate £37.50 - £35.75

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the North West. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title that can be normalized. As such, the figures in the second row provide an indication of the number of contract jobs in our overall sample.

All Contract IT Job Vacancies
North West
Contract vacancies in the North West with a recognized job title 5417 6174 8118
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.35% 94.59% 94.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 3434 3979 4883
North West median daily rate £400 £400 £400
10th Percentile £250 £235 £230
90th Percentile £588 £550 £568
England median daily rate £450 £425 £413
% change year-on-year +5.88% +3.03% +3.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 254 220 402
North West median hourly rate £19.75 £17.50 £19.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +12.86% -11.39% +22.82%
10th Percentile £11.25 £10.99 £11.25
90th Percentile £48.53 £45.27 £50.00
England median hourly rate £18.70 £18.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year +3.89% - +9.09%

PHP Web Developer
Job Vacancy Trend in the North West

Job postings that featured PHP Web Developer in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the North West.

Job vacancy trend for PHP Web Developer in the North West

PHP Web Developer
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the North West

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

Contractor daily rate trend for PHP Web Developer in the North West

PHP Web Developer
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the North West

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for PHP Web Developer in the North West

PHP Web Developer
Contract Job Locations in the North West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing PHP Web Developer within the North West region over the 6 months to 12 December 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
Cheshire +3 2 - - 1
Lancashire - 1 £275 -
PHP Web Developer
England

PHP Web Developer Skill Set
Top 11 Co-occurring IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 12 December 2017, PHP Web 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 North West region featuring PHP Web Developer in the job title.

1 3 (100.00%) HTML
1 3 (100.00%) PHP
1 3 (100.00%) CSS
1 3 (100.00%) Web Development
1 3 (100.00%) WordPress
2 2 (66.67%) jQuery
2 2 (66.67%) Twitter Bootstrap
3 1 (33.33%) Greenfield Project
3 1 (33.33%) Git (software)
3 1 (33.33%) MySQL
3 1 (33.33%) SQL Server

PHP Web Developer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in the North West 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 3 (100.00%) WordPress
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (33.33%) MySQL
1 1 (33.33%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (33.33%) Git (software)
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (100.00%) CSS
1 3 (100.00%) HTML
2 2 (66.67%) jQuery
2 2 (66.67%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) Greenfield Project
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (100.00%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 3 (100.00%) PHP