Period
to 21 January 2018

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 21 January 2018 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
21 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 201 213 -
Rank change year-on-year +12 - +204
Contract jobs citing PHP 5 3 3 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North West 0.056% 0.049% -
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.14% 0.13% -
Number of daily rates quoted 2 3 0
North West median daily rate £300 £265 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +13.21% - -
England median daily rate £320 £340 £300
% change year-on-year -5.88% +13.33% -10.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
North West median hourly rate - - -
England median hourly rate - - £45.00

PHP 5 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 the North West with a requirement for coding skills.

All Programming Languages
North West
Contract vacancies with a requirement for coding skills 2,134 2,283 2,798
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North West 39.93% 37.59% 33.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,481 1,589 1,779
North West median daily rate £400 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.67% - +11.94%
10th Percentile £275 £263 £238
90th Percentile £543 £525 £526
England median daily rate £475 £425 £415
% change year-on-year +11.76% +2.41% +3.75%
Number of hourly rates quoted 65 61 119
North West median hourly rate £38.75 £38.50 £37.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +0.65% +4.05% +13.71%
10th Percentile £13.20 £14.00 £13.50
90th Percentile £48.45 £48.75 £47.33
England median hourly rate £40.00 £40.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year - +6.67% +15.38%

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 Daily Rate Histogram in the North West

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing PHP 5 in the North West over the 6 months to 21 January 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram 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 21 January 2018. 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 - 2 £425 -
Manchester +9 1 £175 -33.96%
PHP 5
England

For the 6 months to 21 January 2018, 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 3 (100.00%) PHP
1 3 (100.00%) Laravel
2 2 (66.67%) GitHub
2 2 (66.67%) MVC
2 2 (66.67%) REST
2 2 (66.67%) SOAP
2 2 (66.67%) OOP
2 2 (66.67%) MySQL
3 1 (33.33%) CSS
3 1 (33.33%) HTML
3 1 (33.33%) JavaScript
3 1 (33.33%) CSS3
3 1 (33.33%) Finance
3 1 (33.33%) Scrum
3 1 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (33.33%) Degree
3 1 (33.33%) Computer Science
3 1 (33.33%) Kanban
3 1 (33.33%) HTML5
3 1 (33.33%) Computer Science Degree

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 (66.67%) GitHub
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (66.67%) MySQL
General
1 1 (33.33%) Finance
Job Titles
1 3 (100.00%) Developer
1 3 (100.00%) PHP Developer
2 1 (33.33%) Senior Developer
2 1 (33.33%) Senior PHP Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (100.00%) Laravel
2 2 (66.67%) REST
2 2 (66.67%) SOAP
3 1 (33.33%) CSS
3 1 (33.33%) CSS3
3 1 (33.33%) HTML
3 1 (33.33%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) Computer Science
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) MVC
1 2 (66.67%) OOP
2 1 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (33.33%) Kanban
2 1 (33.33%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 3 (100.00%) PHP
2 1 (33.33%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 1 (33.33%) Computer Science Degree
1 1 (33.33%) Degree