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 8 December 2016 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
8 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
PHP
Rank 28 40 38
Rank change year-on-year
+12 -2
Contract jobs citing PHP 39 15 17
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 5.53% 2.27% 2.64%
As % of the Programming Languages category 14.23% 7.54% 9.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 36 5 15
Median daily rate £450 £250 £275
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+80.00% -9.09%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £319 £201 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £538 £271 £375
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+15.38% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.00 £30.00 £33.50
% change year-on-year
-33.33% -10.44%
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
274 199 188
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 38.87% 30.06% 29.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 169 131 130
Median daily rate £388 £388 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +14.81%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £293 £242 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £531 £500 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £393 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 4 6
Median hourly rate £36.00 £15.25 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+136.06% -23.75%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £27.69 £12.20 £12.70
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £31.50 £21.40
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £38.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +10.00%

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 8 December 2016.

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 8 December 2016, 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 30 (57.69%) JavaScript
1 30 (57.69%) Git (software)
2 28 (53.85%) Web Development
3 27 (51.92%) CSS
3 27 (51.92%) Linux
4 25 (48.08%) HTML
5 23 (44.23%) Continuous Integration
6 22 (42.31%) HTTP
6 22 (42.31%) Jenkins
7 21 (40.38%) Configuration Management
8 18 (34.62%) MySQL
8 18 (34.62%) OO
9 17 (32.69%) Agile Software Development
9 17 (32.69%) OO PHP
10 15 (28.85%) Responsive Web Design
10 15 (28.85%) Unix
10 15 (28.85%) Mac OS X
11 14 (26.92%) Web Design
12 13 (25.00%) Visualisation
12 13 (25.00%) Line Management
13 12 (23.08%) Mentoring
13 12 (23.08%) Relational Database
14 11 (21.15%) Opscode Chef
14 11 (21.15%) Rackspace
14 11 (21.15%) Ansible
14 11 (21.15%) DevOps
14 11 (21.15%) Puppet
14 11 (21.15%) Ruby
14 11 (21.15%) Python
15 10 (19.23%) CRM

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 4 (7.69%) CMS
1 4 (7.69%) WordPress
2 3 (5.77%) Elasticsearch
2 3 (5.77%) nginx
3 2 (3.85%) Apache
3 2 (3.85%) IIS
4 1 (1.92%) Tomcat
Applications
1 1 (1.92%) Adobe Illustrator
1 1 (1.92%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 2 (3.85%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 10 (19.23%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (5.77%) Amazon EC2
2 3 (5.77%) Amazon ElastiCache
2 3 (5.77%) Amazon ELB
2 3 (5.77%) Amazon S3
2 3 (5.77%) Amazon SQS
2 3 (5.77%) AWS CloudFormation
2 3 (5.77%) Route 53
2 3 (5.77%) Virtual Private Cloud
3 1 (1.92%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 22 (42.31%) HTTP
2 9 (17.31%) Network Security
2 9 (17.31%) SSL
2 9 (17.31%) TCP/IP
3 1 (1.92%) LDAP
3 1 (1.92%) OpenLDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (34.62%) MySQL
2 12 (23.08%) Relational Database
3 9 (17.31%) MongoDB
3 9 (17.31%) PostgreSQL
4 3 (5.77%) Amazon DynamoDB
4 3 (5.77%) Amazon RDS
4 3 (5.77%) SQL Server
5 1 (1.92%) Redis
5 1 (1.92%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 1 (1.92%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1 (1.92%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 30 (57.69%) Git (software)
2 22 (42.31%) Jenkins
3 9 (17.31%) Subversion
4 1 (1.92%) Bower
4 1 (1.92%) gulp
4 1 (1.92%) JMeter
4 1 (1.92%) JUnit
4 1 (1.92%) Mercurial
4 1 (1.92%) PhpStorm
4 1 (1.92%) Selenium
4 1 (1.92%) Yeoman
General
1 5 (9.62%) Finance
2 3 (5.77%) Retail
3 1 (1.92%) Banking
3 1 (1.92%) Marketing
3 1 (1.92%) Multimedia
3 1 (1.92%) Publishing
3 1 (1.92%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 33 (63.46%) Developer
2 17 (32.69%) PHP Developer
3 14 (26.92%) Senior Developer
4 5 (9.62%) Digital Developer
4 5 (9.62%) WebOps Engineer
5 4 (7.69%) Senior DevOps
5 4 (7.69%) Senior PHP Developer
5 4 (7.69%) Senior WebOps Engineer
6 3 (5.77%) DevOps Engineer
7 2 (3.85%) Android Developer
7 2 (3.85%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
7 2 (3.85%) Lead Developer
7 2 (3.85%) Lead PHP Developer
7 2 (3.85%) Linux/Unix DevOps
7 2 (3.85%) Magento Developer
7 2 (3.85%) PHP Magento Developer
7 2 (3.85%) PHP Symfony Developer
7 2 (3.85%) Senior .NET Developer
7 2 (3.85%) Senior ASP.NET Developer
7 2 (3.85%) Symfony Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 27 (51.92%) CSS
2 25 (48.08%) HTML
3 10 (19.23%) Web Services
4 7 (13.46%) jQuery
5 6 (11.54%) .NET
6 5 (9.62%) HTML5
7 4 (7.69%) CSS3
7 4 (7.69%) Symfony
8 3 (5.77%) AngularJS
8 3 (5.77%) ELK Stack
8 3 (5.77%) LEMP Stack
8 3 (5.77%) RESTful
8 3 (5.77%) Sensu
9 2 (3.85%) Ajax
9 2 (3.85%) JSON
9 2 (3.85%) LAMP
9 2 (3.85%) Laravel
9 2 (3.85%) Node.js
9 2 (3.85%) React
9 2 (3.85%) Sass
Miscellaneous
1 13 (25.00%) Visualisation
2 9 (17.31%) Digital Media
3 5 (9.62%) User Experience
4 4 (7.69%) Mobile App
5 1 (1.92%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (1.92%) Data Integration
5 1 (1.92%) Reference Data
Operating Systems
1 27 (51.92%) Linux
2 15 (28.85%) Mac OS X
2 15 (28.85%) Unix
3 3 (5.77%) Android
4 2 (3.85%) Apple iOS
4 2 (3.85%) Windows
5 1 (1.92%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (53.85%) Web Development
2 23 (44.23%) Continuous Integration
3 21 (40.38%) Configuration Management
4 18 (34.62%) OO
5 17 (32.69%) Agile Software Development
5 17 (32.69%) OO PHP
6 15 (28.85%) Responsive Web Design
7 14 (26.92%) Web Design
8 13 (25.00%) Line Management
9 12 (23.08%) Mentoring
10 11 (21.15%) DevOps
11 10 (19.23%) CRM
12 9 (17.31%) ERP
12 9 (17.31%) Open Source
12 9 (17.31%) Web Operations
13 7 (13.46%) E-Commerce
14 5 (9.62%) Front End Development
14 5 (9.62%) MVC
15 3 (5.77%) Regression Testing
15 3 (5.77%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 30 (57.69%) JavaScript
2 11 (21.15%) Python
2 11 (21.15%) Ruby
3 10 (19.23%) Java
4 5 (9.62%) C#
5 3 (5.77%) Bash Shell
5 3 (5.77%) PHP 5
5 3 (5.77%) SQL
6 2 (3.85%) VB
7 1 (1.92%) PL/SQL
7 1 (1.92%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 6 (11.54%) Security Cleared
2 4 (7.69%) SC Cleared
3 2 (3.85%) BPSS Clearance
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (5.77%) Disclosure Scotland
2 1 (1.92%) Data Quality
2 1 (1.92%) QA
System Software
1 1 (1.92%) Active Directory
1 1 (1.92%) Docker
Systems Management
1 11 (21.15%) Ansible
1 11 (21.15%) Opscode Chef
1 11 (21.15%) Puppet
2 9 (17.31%) Salt
3 3 (5.77%) collectd
3 3 (5.77%) Kibana
3 3 (5.77%) logstash
3 3 (5.77%) StatsD
3 3 (5.77%) Terraform
4 1 (1.92%) McAfee ePO
4 1 (1.92%) Nagios
4 1 (1.92%) Plesk
Vendors
1 11 (21.15%) Rackspace
2 3 (5.77%) SaltStack
3 2 (3.85%) Oracle
3 2 (3.85%) Zend
4 1 (1.92%) Adobe
4 1 (1.92%) hybris
4 1 (1.92%) Intel Security
4 1 (1.92%) Splunk
4 1 (1.92%) Xamarin
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