The table below looks at the statistics for OO PHP skills in IT contracts advertised for the Birmingham region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited OO PHP over the 3 months to 19 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Object-Oriented PHP (OO PHP)
Rank 58 53 46
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -7
Contract jobs citing OO PHP 1 2 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 0.15% 0.32% 0.40%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.24% 0.47% 0.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 2
Average daily rate
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£275 £300 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.33% +9.09%
UK excluding London average daily rate £290 £300 £300
% change year-on-year
-3.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
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West Midlands

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the Birmingham region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Birmingham
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
417 428 323
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 64.45% 69.37% 64.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 275 266 148
Average daily rate £375 £335 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.94% -4.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £250 £248
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £500 £533
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £365 £365
% change year-on-year
+6.16% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 12 11
Average hourly rate £20.00 £20.00 £20.00
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.90 £11.00 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £36.10 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £27.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-7.40% -10.00%

OO PHP
Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing OO PHP across the Birmingham region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

OO PHP Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

OO PHP
Daily Rate Trend in Birmingham

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing OO PHP across the Birmingham region.

OO PHP Daily Rate Trend in Birmingham

OO PHP
Top 6 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Birmingham region citing OO PHP also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited OO PHP.

1 1 (100.00%) HTML
1 1 (100.00%) PHP
1 1 (100.00%) CSS
1 1 (100.00%) OO
1 1 (100.00%) MVC
1 1 (100.00%) jQuery

OO PHP
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Birmingham region citing OO PHP also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited OO PHP. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Developer
1 1 (100.00%) Senior Developer
1 1 (100.00%) PHP Developer
1 1 (100.00%) Senior PHP Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (100.00%) HTML
1 1 (100.00%) CSS
1 1 (100.00%) jQuery
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) OO
1 1 (100.00%) MVC
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) PHP