Period
to 20 July 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the North West with a requirement for PHP 5 skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited PHP 5 over the 6 months to 20 July 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 5
England > North West
6 months to
20 Jul 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 197 220 231
Rank change year-on-year +23 +11 -30
Contract jobs citing PHP 5 6 9 3
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North West 0.11% 0.12% 0.039%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.28% 0.32% 0.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 8 3
North West median daily rate £375 £291 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +29.09% -10.62% -
10th Percentile £363 £282 £283
90th Percentile £396 £368 £338
England median daily rate £438 £350 £350
% change year-on-year +25.00% - +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
North West median hourly rate - - -
England median hourly rate £17.01 £32.50 -
% change year-on-year -47.68% - -

PHP 5 is in the programming language skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in the North West with a requirement for programming language skills.

Contract Programming Language Skills
North West
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for programming language skills 2179 2770 2418
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the North West 38.58% 36.04% 31.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 1465 1802 1534
North West median daily rate £388 £375 £361
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.33% +3.81% +11.15%
10th Percentile £266 £258 £243
90th Percentile £509 £506 £525
England median daily rate £450 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% +5.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 109 81 52
North West median hourly rate £40.00 £32.50 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +23.08% -7.14% +17.65%
10th Percentile £12.00 £14.00 £15.28
90th Percentile £47.75 £47.33 £54.63
England median hourly rate £41.50 £37.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year +10.67% +7.14% -

PHP 5
Job Vacancy Trend in the North West

Job postings citing PHP 5 as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the North West.

Job vacancy trend for PHP 5 in the North West

PHP 5
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 5 in the North West.

Contractor daily rate trend for PHP 5 in the North West

PHP 5
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 5 in the North West.

Contractor hourly rate trend for PHP 5 in the North West

PHP 5
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 5 within the North West region over the 6 months to 20 July 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
Merseyside -3 6 £375 +21.85%
PHP 5
England

For the 6 months to 20 July 2017, IT contractor jobs citing PHP 5 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 North West region with a requirement for PHP 5.

1 6 (100.00%) PHP
1 6 (100.00%) MySQL
1 6 (100.00%) OOP
1 6 (100.00%) MVC
2 4 (66.67%) REST
2 4 (66.67%) Git (software)
2 4 (66.67%) SOAP
3 2 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (33.33%) TDD
3 2 (33.33%) Subversion
3 2 (33.33%) RESTful
3 2 (33.33%) BDD
3 2 (33.33%) Yii
3 2 (33.33%) GitHub
3 2 (33.33%) Microservices
3 2 (33.33%) Unit Testing
4 1 (16.67%) Finance
4 1 (16.67%) LAMP

PHP 5
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:

Cloud Services
1 2 (33.33%) GitHub
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (100.00%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 4 (66.67%) Git (software)
2 2 (33.33%) Subversion
General
1 1 (16.67%) Finance
Job Titles
1 6 (100.00%) Developer
1 6 (100.00%) PHP Developer
2 1 (16.67%) Senior Developer
2 1 (16.67%) Senior PHP Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (66.67%) REST
1 4 (66.67%) SOAP
2 2 (33.33%) RESTful
2 2 (33.33%) Yii
3 1 (16.67%) LAMP
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (100.00%) MVC
1 6 (100.00%) OOP
2 2 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (33.33%) BDD
2 2 (33.33%) Microservices
2 2 (33.33%) TDD
2 2 (33.33%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 6 (100.00%) PHP