Period
to 9 December 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 9 December 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
9 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 213 201 216
Rank change year-on-year -12 +15 -
Contract jobs citing PHP 5 8 6 3
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North West 0.13% 0.11% 0.046%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.31% 0.27% 0.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 4 3
North West median daily rate £425 £388 £265
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +9.68% +46.23% -
10th Percentile £378 £223 £257
90th Percentile £440 £426 £335
England median daily rate £390 £350 £340
% change year-on-year +11.43% +2.94% +13.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
North West median hourly rate - - -
England median hourly rate £35.00 - -

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 2,553 2,193 2,451
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North West 42.90% 38.90% 37.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,756 1,515 1,701
North West median daily rate £400 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +6.67% -
10th Percentile £300 £275 £263
90th Percentile £556 £538 £500
England median daily rate £475 £463 £425
% change year-on-year +2.70% +8.82% +3.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 44 79 63
North West median hourly rate £33.75 £40.00 £28.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -15.63% +40.35% -24.00%
10th Percentile £15.75 £12.75 £12.45
90th Percentile £46.60 £51.71 £42.50
England median hourly rate £42.19 £40.00 £38.50
% change year-on-year +5.48% +3.90% +2.67%

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 9 December 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
Manchester -10 5 £425 +142.86% 8
Cheshire - 2 £425 -
Lancashire - 1 £350 -
PHP 5
England

For the 6 months to 9 December 2018, 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%) Zend
2 7 (87.50%) Zend Framework
3 6 (75.00%) MySQL
3 6 (75.00%) Digital Marketing
3 6 (75.00%) Kanban
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%) Dojo
3 6 (75.00%) MongoDB
3 6 (75.00%) RabbitMQ
4 4 (50.00%) Doctrine
5 1 (12.50%) Drupal
5 1 (12.50%) Symfony
5 1 (12.50%) Wireframes
5 1 (12.50%) JavaScript
5 1 (12.50%) Laravel
5 1 (12.50%) AngularJS
5 1 (12.50%) Twitter Bootstrap

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:

Application Platforms
1 1 (12.50%) Drupal
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (75.00%) MongoDB
1 6 (75.00%) MySQL
General
1 6 (75.00%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 8 (100.00%) Developer
2 6 (75.00%) PHP Developer
3 2 (25.00%) LAMP Developer
4 1 (12.50%) Drupal Developer
4 1 (12.50%) PHP Drupal 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%) Laravel
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%) Wireframes
Programming Languages
1 8 (100.00%) PHP
2 1 (12.50%) JavaScript
Vendors
1 7 (87.50%) Zend