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 13 February 2016 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
13 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Object-Oriented PHP (OO PHP)
Rank 58 55 45
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -10
Contract jobs citing OO PHP 1 1 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 0.15% 0.17% 0.55%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.19% 0.24% 0.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 2
Average daily rate £300 £325 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.69% +18.18%
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £280 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -13.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
OO PHP
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
519 418 374
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 77.81% 70.37% 68.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 333 254 227
Average daily rate £375 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 18 11
Average hourly rate £15.00 £13.00 £11.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+15.38% +15.55%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.73 £9.68 £9.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £49.00 £26.00 £16.25
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £27.79 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+43.93% +1.05%

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 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, 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 5 (100.00%) PHP
2 4 (80.00%) OO
3 3 (60.00%) JavaScript
3 3 (60.00%) MySQL
4 2 (40.00%) CSS
4 2 (40.00%) HTML
4 2 (40.00%) Java
4 2 (40.00%) SOA
4 2 (40.00%) MVC
4 2 (40.00%) Workflow
4 2 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (40.00%) TDD
4 2 (40.00%) Software Engineering
4 2 (40.00%) JSON
4 2 (40.00%) Symfony
4 2 (40.00%) MongoDB
4 2 (40.00%) NoSQL
4 2 (40.00%) jQuery
4 2 (40.00%) Unit Testing
4 2 (40.00%) Continuous Integration
4 2 (40.00%) Git (software)
4 2 (40.00%) Open Source
4 2 (40.00%) REST
5 1 (20.00%) CSS3
5 1 (20.00%) Laravel
5 1 (20.00%) Analytics
5 1 (20.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
5 1 (20.00%) Front End Development
5 1 (20.00%) HTML5
5 1 (20.00%) BDD

OO PHP
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, 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.

Application Platforms
1 1 (20.00%) Apache
Cloud Services
1 1 (20.00%) Google Analytics
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (60.00%) MySQL
2 2 (40.00%) MongoDB
2 2 (40.00%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 2 (40.00%) Git (software)
Job Titles
1 4 (80.00%) Developer
1 4 (80.00%) PHP Developer
2 1 (20.00%) CRM Developer
2 1 (20.00%) Full Stack Developer
2 1 (20.00%) HTML CSS Developer
2 1 (20.00%) HTML Developer
2 1 (20.00%) JavaScript Developer
2 1 (20.00%) MySQL Developer
2 1 (20.00%) PHP MySQL Developer
2 1 (20.00%) PHP Web Developer
2 1 (20.00%) Senior Software Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Software Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (40.00%) CSS
1 2 (40.00%) HTML
1 2 (40.00%) jQuery
1 2 (40.00%) JSON
1 2 (40.00%) REST
1 2 (40.00%) Symfony
2 1 (20.00%) CakePHP
2 1 (20.00%) CodeIgniter
2 1 (20.00%) CSS3
2 1 (20.00%) Ext JS
2 1 (20.00%) Hibernate
2 1 (20.00%) HTML5
2 1 (20.00%) JMS
2 1 (20.00%) LAMP
2 1 (20.00%) Laravel
2 1 (20.00%) Spring
2 1 (20.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
2 1 (20.00%) Yii
Operating Systems
1 1 (20.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (80.00%) OO
2 2 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (40.00%) Continuous Integration
2 2 (40.00%) MVC
2 2 (40.00%) Open Source
2 2 (40.00%) SOA
2 2 (40.00%) Software Engineering
2 2 (40.00%) TDD
2 2 (40.00%) Unit Testing
2 2 (40.00%) Workflow
3 1 (20.00%) Analytics
3 1 (20.00%) BDD
3 1 (20.00%) Front End Development
3 1 (20.00%) Kanban
3 1 (20.00%) Logistics
3 1 (20.00%) Multithreading
3 1 (20.00%) OOP
3 1 (20.00%) Pair Programming
3 1 (20.00%) Project Management
3 1 (20.00%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 5 (100.00%) PHP
2 3 (60.00%) JavaScript
3 2 (40.00%) Java
4 1 (20.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (20.00%) Degree
Vendors
1 1 (20.00%) Google
1 1 (20.00%) Zend