Period
to 17 February 2019

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 17 February 2019 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
17 Feb 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 204 202 216
Rank change year-on-year -2 +14 +29
Contract jobs citing PHP 5 8 2 3
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North West 0.14% 0.038% 0.050%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.35% 0.094% 0.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 1 3
North West median daily rate £425 £425 £265
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +60.38% -11.67%
10th Percentile £343 £413 £257
90th Percentile £439 £438 £335
England median daily rate £376 £350 £340
% change year-on-year +7.29% +2.94% +4.62%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
North West median hourly rate - - -
England median hourly rate £35.00 - £17.01

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 2,284 2,131 2,239
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North West 40.28% 40.17% 37.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,595 1,468 1,562
North West median daily rate £400 £393 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.91% +4.67% -
10th Percentile £300 £269 £263
90th Percentile £575 £548 £525
England median daily rate £485 £475 £425
% change year-on-year +2.11% +11.76% +1.19%
Number of hourly rates quoted 45 66 74
North West median hourly rate £36.25 £39.00 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -7.05% -2.50% +8.11%
10th Percentile £14.75 £14.22 £14.75
90th Percentile £48.54 £49.00 £49.45
England median hourly rate £42.50 £40.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year +6.25% - +6.67%

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 17 February 2019. 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
Manchester - 5 £425 - 6
Cheshire - 2 £425 - 1
Lancashire - 1 £350 -
PHP 5
England

For the 6 months to 17 February 2019, IT contractor jobs citing PHP 5 also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the North West region with a requirement for PHP 5.

1 8 (100.00%) PHP
2 7 (87.50%) MySQL
2 7 (87.50%) Zend
2 7 (87.50%) Zend Framework
3 6 (75.00%) Digital Marketing
3 6 (75.00%) Dojo
3 6 (75.00%) Workflow
3 6 (75.00%) Migration
3 6 (75.00%) LAMP
3 6 (75.00%) Agile Software Development
3 6 (75.00%) Marketing
3 6 (75.00%) Kanban
3 6 (75.00%) MongoDB
3 6 (75.00%) RabbitMQ
4 4 (50.00%) Doctrine
5 1 (12.50%) Cloud Computing
5 1 (12.50%) RESTful
5 1 (12.50%) Amazon AWS
5 1 (12.50%) PHPUnit
5 1 (12.50%) Cucumber
5 1 (12.50%) BDD
5 1 (12.50%) Laravel
5 1 (12.50%) Behat
5 1 (12.50%) AngularJS
5 1 (12.50%) Twitter Bootstrap
5 1 (12.50%) Docker
5 1 (12.50%) Procedural Programming
5 1 (12.50%) JSON
5 1 (12.50%) TDD
5 1 (12.50%) CSS

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 1 (12.50%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (12.50%) Cloud Computing
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (87.50%) MySQL
2 6 (75.00%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 1 (12.50%) Cucumber
1 1 (12.50%) PHPUnit
General
1 6 (75.00%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 8 (100.00%) Developer
2 5 (62.50%) PHP Developer
3 2 (25.00%) LAMP Developer
4 1 (12.50%) Symfony Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (87.50%) Zend Framework
2 6 (75.00%) Dojo
2 6 (75.00%) LAMP
2 6 (75.00%) RabbitMQ
3 4 (50.00%) Doctrine
4 1 (12.50%) AngularJS
4 1 (12.50%) Behat
4 1 (12.50%) CSS
4 1 (12.50%) HTML
4 1 (12.50%) jQuery
4 1 (12.50%) JSON
4 1 (12.50%) Laravel
4 1 (12.50%) RESTful
4 1 (12.50%) Symfony
4 1 (12.50%) Twitter Bootstrap
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (75.00%) Agile Software Development
1 6 (75.00%) Digital Marketing
1 6 (75.00%) Kanban
1 6 (75.00%) Migration
1 6 (75.00%) Workflow
2 1 (12.50%) API Design
2 1 (12.50%) BDD
2 1 (12.50%) Continuous Integration
2 1 (12.50%) MVC
2 1 (12.50%) OOP
2 1 (12.50%) Procedural Programming
2 1 (12.50%) SOLID
2 1 (12.50%) TDD
2 1 (12.50%) Wireframes
Programming Languages
1 8 (100.00%) PHP
2 1 (12.50%) JavaScript
2 1 (12.50%) PHP 7
System Software
1 1 (12.50%) Docker
Vendors
1 7 (87.50%) Zend