The table below looks at the statistics for PHP skills in IT contracts advertised for the Birmingham region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited PHP over the 3 months to 22 February 2017 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
22 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
PHP
West Midlands / Birmingham
Rank 39 39 45
Rank change year-on-year
0 +6
Contract jobs citing PHP 19 21 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 2.95% 3.23% 1.81%
As % of the Programming Languages category 8.56% 10.45% 6.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 10 7
Median daily rate £475 £338 £260
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+40.74% +29.80%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £247 £170
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £378 £329
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £13.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.75 £35.25 £21.50
% change year-on-year
-12.76% +63.95%

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

Programming Languages Category
Birmingham
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
222 201 165
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 34.53% 30.88% 27.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 142 133 102
Median daily rate £425 £331 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+28.30% -5.35%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £250 £202
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £458
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 5
Median hourly rate £37.50 £14.25 £17.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+163.15% -19.71%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.25 £40.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year
+3.12% +11.11%

PHP
Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Birmingham region citing PHP as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Programming Languages category.

PHP Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

PHP
Daily Rate Trend in Birmingham

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

PHP Daily Rate Trend in Birmingham

PHP
Daily Rate Histogram in Birmingham

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing PHP across the Birmingham region over the 3 months to 22 February 2017.

PHP Daily Rate Histogram in Birmingham

PHP
Hourly Rate Trend in Birmingham

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

PHP Hourly Rate Trend in Birmingham

PHP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 22 February 2017, IT contractor jobs citing PHP also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Birmingham region with a requirement for PHP.

1 40 (64.52%) Git (software)
2 37 (59.68%) Linux
3 32 (51.61%) CSS
4 30 (48.39%) HTML
4 30 (48.39%) JavaScript
4 30 (48.39%) Continuous Integration
5 29 (46.77%) HTTP
5 29 (46.77%) Jenkins
6 28 (45.16%) MySQL
6 28 (45.16%) Configuration Management
7 25 (40.32%) Web Development
8 24 (38.71%) Agile Software Development
9 18 (29.03%) OO
9 18 (29.03%) Python
9 18 (29.03%) Ruby
9 18 (29.03%) Puppet
9 18 (29.03%) Opscode Chef
9 18 (29.03%) Ansible
9 18 (29.03%) DevOps
10 17 (27.42%) OO PHP
10 17 (27.42%) Rackspace
10 17 (27.42%) Web Services
11 16 (25.81%) TCP/IP
11 16 (25.81%) SSL
11 16 (25.81%) PostgreSQL
11 16 (25.81%) MongoDB
11 16 (25.81%) Amazon AWS
11 16 (25.81%) Open Source
11 16 (25.81%) Salt
11 16 (25.81%) Web Operations

PHP
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham 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 6 (9.68%) WordPress
2 4 (6.45%) Apache
2 4 (6.45%) CMS
3 3 (4.84%) Drupal
3 3 (4.84%) Elasticsearch
3 3 (4.84%) nginx
4 1 (1.61%) IIS
4 1 (1.61%) Tomcat
Applications
1 1 (1.61%) Adobe Illustrator
1 1 (1.61%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 2 (3.23%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 16 (25.81%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (4.84%) Amazon EC2
2 3 (4.84%) Amazon ElastiCache
2 3 (4.84%) Amazon ELB
2 3 (4.84%) Amazon S3
2 3 (4.84%) Amazon SQS
2 3 (4.84%) AWS CloudFormation
2 3 (4.84%) Route 53
2 3 (4.84%) Virtual Private Cloud
3 1 (1.61%) GitHub
3 1 (1.61%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 29 (46.77%) HTTP
2 16 (25.81%) SSL
2 16 (25.81%) TCP/IP
3 5 (8.06%) Network Security
4 1 (1.61%) OpenLDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 28 (45.16%) MySQL
2 16 (25.81%) MongoDB
2 16 (25.81%) PostgreSQL
3 12 (19.35%) Relational Database
4 3 (4.84%) Amazon DynamoDB
4 3 (4.84%) Amazon RDS
5 2 (3.23%) SQL Server
6 1 (1.61%) Redis
Development Applications
1 40 (64.52%) Git (software)
2 29 (46.77%) Jenkins
3 15 (24.19%) Subversion
4 2 (3.23%) gulp
5 1 (1.61%) Bower
5 1 (1.61%) Cucumber
5 1 (1.61%) Grunt
5 1 (1.61%) Jasmine
5 1 (1.61%) JMeter
5 1 (1.61%) JUnit
5 1 (1.61%) Mercurial
5 1 (1.61%) Mocha
5 1 (1.61%) Mockito
5 1 (1.61%) PhpStorm
5 1 (1.61%) PHPUnit
5 1 (1.61%) Selenium
5 1 (1.61%) WebDriver
5 1 (1.61%) Yeoman
General
1 6 (9.68%) Finance
2 3 (4.84%) Retail
3 1 (1.61%) Banking
3 1 (1.61%) Marketing
3 1 (1.61%) Multimedia
3 1 (1.61%) Publishing
3 1 (1.61%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 38 (61.29%) Developer
2 18 (29.03%) PHP Developer
3 13 (20.97%) Senior Developer
4 9 (14.52%) Senior DevOps
5 6 (9.68%) Digital Developer
6 5 (8.06%) DevOps Engineer
6 5 (8.06%) WebOps Engineer
7 4 (6.45%) Senior PHP Developer
7 4 (6.45%) Senior WebOps Engineer
7 4 (6.45%) Symfony Developer
8 3 (4.84%) Drupal Developer
8 3 (4.84%) MySQL Developer
8 3 (4.84%) PHP MySQL Developer
8 3 (4.84%) PHP Symfony Developer
9 2 (3.23%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
9 2 (3.23%) Linux/Unix DevOps
9 2 (3.23%) Magento Developer
9 2 (3.23%) PHP LAMP Developer
9 2 (3.23%) PHP Magento Developer
9 2 (3.23%) Senior DevOps Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 32 (51.61%) CSS
2 30 (48.39%) HTML
3 17 (27.42%) Web Services
4 7 (11.29%) Symfony
5 6 (9.68%) jQuery
6 5 (8.06%) CSS3
6 5 (8.06%) RESTful
7 4 (6.45%) HTML5
8 3 (4.84%) .NET
8 3 (4.84%) AngularJS
8 3 (4.84%) Elastic Stack
8 3 (4.84%) LAMP
8 3 (4.84%) LEMP Stack
8 3 (4.84%) Node.js
8 3 (4.84%) Sass
8 3 (4.84%) Sensu
9 2 (3.23%) Ajax
9 2 (3.23%) Hibernate
9 2 (3.23%) JSON
9 2 (3.23%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 5 (8.06%) Digital Media
1 5 (8.06%) User Experience
2 4 (6.45%) Mobile App
3 1 (1.61%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (1.61%) Reference Data
Operating Systems
1 37 (59.68%) Linux
2 15 (24.19%) Mac OS X
2 15 (24.19%) Unix
3 2 (3.23%) Android
4 1 (1.61%) Apple iOS
4 1 (1.61%) Windows
4 1 (1.61%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (48.39%) Continuous Integration
2 28 (45.16%) Configuration Management
3 25 (40.32%) Web Development
4 24 (38.71%) Agile Software Development
5 18 (29.03%) DevOps
5 18 (29.03%) OO
6 17 (27.42%) OO PHP
7 16 (25.81%) Open Source
7 16 (25.81%) Web Operations
8 15 (24.19%) Responsive Web Design
9 14 (22.58%) Web Design
10 13 (20.97%) Line Management
10 13 (20.97%) Visualisation
11 12 (19.35%) Mentoring
12 7 (11.29%) E-Commerce
13 5 (8.06%) CRM
13 5 (8.06%) ERP
14 4 (6.45%) Front End Development
14 4 (6.45%) MVC
14 4 (6.45%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 30 (48.39%) JavaScript
2 18 (29.03%) Python
2 18 (29.03%) Ruby
3 7 (11.29%) Java
4 3 (4.84%) Bash Shell
4 3 (4.84%) C#
4 3 (4.84%) PHP 5
5 1 (1.61%) Groovy
5 1 (1.61%) Scala
5 1 (1.61%) SQL
5 1 (1.61%) VB
Qualifications
1 6 (9.68%) Security Cleared
2 4 (6.45%) BPSS Clearance
2 4 (6.45%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (6.45%) Disclosure Scotland
2 1 (1.61%) Data Quality
2 1 (1.61%) QA
2 1 (1.61%) WAI
System Software
1 2 (3.23%) Docker
Systems Management
1 18 (29.03%) Ansible
1 18 (29.03%) Opscode Chef
1 18 (29.03%) Puppet
2 16 (25.81%) Salt
3 3 (4.84%) collectd
3 3 (4.84%) Kibana
3 3 (4.84%) logstash
3 3 (4.84%) StatsD
3 3 (4.84%) Terraform
4 1 (1.61%) Kubernetes
4 1 (1.61%) Nagios
4 1 (1.61%) Plesk
Vendors
1 17 (27.42%) Rackspace
2 3 (4.84%) SaltStack
3 2 (3.23%) Zend
4 1 (1.61%) Adobe
4 1 (1.61%) hybris
4 1 (1.61%) Oracle
4 1 (1.61%) Splunk
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