The table below looks at the statistics for 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 PHP over the 3 months to 6 May 2015 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
6 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
PHP
Rank 37 32 43
Rank change year-on-year
-5 +11
Contract jobs citing PHP 30 30 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 3.61% 4.86% 1.08%
As % of the Programming Languages category 12.05% 12.88% 3.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 25 16 4
Average daily rate
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£250 £313 £288
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-20.00% +8.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £188 £263 £190
10% offered a daily rate of more than £346 £350 £420
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £325 £275
% change year-on-year
-7.69% +18.18%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.20 £35.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
-13.71% +55.55%
PHP
West Midlands

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
249 233 156
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 30.00% 37.76% 33.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 176 159 74
Average daily rate £325 £300 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.33% -7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £228 £230 £248
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £425 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £330 £325
% change year-on-year
+6.06% +1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 7 6
Average hourly rate £26.00 £25.00 £37.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+4.00% -32.43%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £36.40 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-1.09% +4.00%

PHP
Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing PHP across the Birmingham region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 6 May 2015.

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 6 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Birmingham region citing 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 PHP.

1 27 (71.05%) HTML
2 26 (68.42%) JavaScript
3 25 (65.79%) CSS
4 24 (63.16%) MySQL
5 21 (55.26%) jQuery
6 11 (28.95%) Git (software)
6 11 (28.95%) HTML5
7 10 (26.32%) CSS3
7 10 (26.32%) MVC
8 9 (23.68%) Ajax
9 8 (21.05%) Photoshop
9 8 (21.05%) OOP
10 7 (18.42%) WordPress
10 7 (18.42%) PHP5
10 7 (18.42%) Subversion
11 6 (15.79%) Linux
12 5 (13.16%) Zend
12 5 (13.16%) Drupal
12 5 (13.16%) Laravel
12 5 (13.16%) AngularJS
12 5 (13.16%) Web Development
12 5 (13.16%) CMS
12 5 (13.16%) OO
12 5 (13.16%) Adobe
13 4 (10.53%) E-Commerce
13 4 (10.53%) Web Services
13 4 (10.53%) SQL
13 4 (10.53%) Web Design
13 4 (10.53%) PhpStorm
13 4 (10.53%) Responsive Web Design

PHP
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 6 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Birmingham region citing 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 PHP. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 7 (18.42%) WordPress
2 5 (13.16%) CMS
2 5 (13.16%) Drupal
3 2 (5.26%) Apache
4 1 (2.63%) Joomla!
4 1 (2.63%) Sitecore CMS
4 1 (2.63%) Node.js
Applications
1 8 (21.05%) Photoshop
2 1 (2.63%) MS Office
2 1 (2.63%) Adobe Illustrator
2 1 (2.63%) Adobe Creative Suite
Business Applications
1 4 (10.53%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 2 (5.26%) Google App Engine
1 2 (5.26%) PaaS
1 2 (5.26%) Heroku
1 2 (5.26%) Google Cloud Platform
1 2 (5.26%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (63.16%) MySQL
2 1 (2.63%) SQL Server
2 1 (2.63%) Crystal Reports
2 1 (2.63%) PostgreSQL
2 1 (2.63%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 11 (28.95%) Git (software)
2 7 (18.42%) Subversion
3 4 (10.53%) PhpStorm
General
1 2 (5.26%) Marketing
2 1 (2.63%) Pharmaceutical
2 1 (2.63%) Finance
2 1 (2.63%) Advertising
2 1 (2.63%) Games
2 1 (2.63%) Banking
Job Titles
1 36 (94.74%) Developer
2 21 (55.26%) PHP Developer
3 8 (21.05%) Web Developer
3 8 (21.05%) PHP MySQL Developer
4 7 (18.42%) MySQL Developer
5 6 (15.79%) Front-End Developer
6 3 (7.89%) Front-End Web Developer
6 3 (7.89%) Magento Developer
7 2 (5.26%) PHP Drupal Developer
7 2 (5.26%) SEO Developer
7 2 (5.26%) PHP Web Developer
7 2 (5.26%) HTML Developer
7 2 (5.26%) Senior Developer
8 1 (2.63%) 2nd Line Support
8 1 (2.63%) Administrator
8 1 (2.63%) .NET Developer
8 1 (2.63%) Senior Web Developer
8 1 (2.63%) ASP.NET Developer
8 1 (2.63%) UNIX Administrator
8 1 (2.63%) Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 27 (71.05%) HTML
2 25 (65.79%) CSS
3 21 (55.26%) jQuery
4 11 (28.95%) HTML5
5 10 (26.32%) CSS3
6 9 (23.68%) Ajax
7 5 (13.16%) Laravel
7 5 (13.16%) AngularJS
8 4 (10.53%) Sass
8 4 (10.53%) Web Services
9 3 (7.89%) LESS
9 3 (7.89%) Twitter Bootstrap
9 3 (7.89%) LAMP
10 2 (5.26%) .NET
10 2 (5.26%) ASP.NET
10 2 (5.26%) Symfony
10 2 (5.26%) Zend Framework
10 2 (5.26%) Yii
11 1 (2.63%) REST
11 1 (2.63%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 2 (5.26%) Social Media
2 1 (2.63%) New Media
2 1 (2.63%) Mobile App
2 1 (2.63%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 6 (15.79%) Linux
2 3 (7.89%) UNIX
3 1 (2.63%) Windows
3 1 (2.63%) Solaris
3 1 (2.63%) Windows XP
3 1 (2.63%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (2.63%) Ubuntu
3 1 (2.63%) Android
3 1 (2.63%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (2.63%) CentOS
3 1 (2.63%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (26.32%) MVC
2 8 (21.05%) OOP
3 5 (13.16%) OO
3 5 (13.16%) Web Development
4 4 (10.53%) E-Commerce
4 4 (10.53%) Responsive Web Design
4 4 (10.53%) Web Design
5 3 (7.89%) SEO
6 2 (5.26%) Agile Software Development
6 2 (5.26%) Unit Testing
7 1 (2.63%) Email Marketing
7 1 (2.63%) Mobile Application Development
7 1 (2.63%) Android Development
7 1 (2.63%) iOS Development
7 1 (2.63%) OO PHP
7 1 (2.63%) Mobile Development
7 1 (2.63%) Content Management
7 1 (2.63%) CRM
7 1 (2.63%) Workflow
7 1 (2.63%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 26 (68.42%) JavaScript
2 7 (18.42%) PHP5
3 4 (10.53%) PHP4
3 4 (10.53%) SQL
4 1 (2.63%) Scala
4 1 (2.63%) Perl
4 1 (2.63%) C#
4 1 (2.63%) Java
Qualifications
1 1 (2.63%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (2.63%) Degree
System Software
1 1 (2.63%) Active Directory
1 1 (2.63%) KVM
Vendors
1 5 (13.16%) Adobe
1 5 (13.16%) Zend
2 2 (5.26%) Google
2 2 (5.26%) Facebook
3 1 (2.63%) Sitecore
3 1 (2.63%) Sun
3 1 (2.63%) Red Hat
3 1 (2.63%) Oracle
3 1 (2.63%) Microsoft
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