The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Northern Ireland with a requirement for PHP skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited PHP over the 3 months to 23 June 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
UK / Northern Ireland
3 months to
23 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank - 19 -
Contract jobs citing PHP 0 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Northern Ireland - 1.00% -
As % of the Programming Languages category - 2.94% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Median daily rate - - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £330 £325
% change year-on-year +6.06% +1.53%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £13.50 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £47.50 £16.00 £39.00
% change year-on-year +196.87% -58.97%  

PHP 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 Northern Ireland with a requirement for programming language skills.

Contract Programming Language Skills
Northern Ireland
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for programming language skills 297 34 52
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Northern Ireland 83.90% 34.00% 57.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 258 13 25
Median daily rate £413 £401 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.99% +10.48%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £289 £300 £160
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £445 £463
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +6.66% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 2
Median hourly rate £22.50 £13.50 £32.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +66.66% -57.81%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £37.50 £36.50
% change year-on-year +13.33% +2.73%  

PHP
Job Vacancy Trend in Northern Ireland

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Northern Ireland citing PHP as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Programming Languages category.

Job vacancy trend for PHP in Northern Ireland

PHP
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Northern Ireland

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing PHP in Northern Ireland.

Contractor daily rate trend for PHP in Northern Ireland

PHP
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Northern Ireland

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing PHP in Northern Ireland.

Contractor hourly rate trend for PHP in Northern Ireland