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 31 August 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
31 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
PHP
Rank 59 51 42
Rank change year-on-year
-8 -9
Contract jobs citing PHP 12 10 21
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 1.55% 1.36% 2.80%
As % of the Programming Languages category 4.24% 4.48% 8.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 8 19
Median daily rate £325 £363 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.34% -3.33%
UK excluding London median daily rate £340 £300 £325
% change year-on-year
+13.33% -7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £17.50 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.00 £18.75 £33.78
% change year-on-year
-20.00% -44.48%
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
283 223 247
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 36.47% 30.22% 32.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 175 132 137
Median daily rate £369 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.66% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £275 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £456 £478 £416
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £370 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +5.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 4 8
Median hourly rate £18.25 £19.50 £20.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-6.41% -4.87%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.25 £14.70 £18.15
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £23.25 £34.45 £22.90
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 31 August 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 31 August 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 20 (80.00%) Web Development
2 19 (76.00%) JavaScript
3 16 (64.00%) Java
3 16 (64.00%) CRM
4 15 (60.00%) Digital Media
5 14 (56.00%) ERP
5 14 (56.00%) Network Security
6 12 (48.00%) HTML
6 12 (48.00%) CSS
7 10 (40.00%) HTML5
8 9 (36.00%) .NET
9 8 (32.00%) CSS3
9 8 (32.00%) jQuery
10 7 (28.00%) C#
11 5 (20.00%) MVC
11 5 (20.00%) SQL
11 5 (20.00%) ASP.NET
11 5 (20.00%) Front End Development
12 4 (16.00%) TDD
12 4 (16.00%) Retail
12 4 (16.00%) MySQL
12 4 (16.00%) CMS
12 4 (16.00%) E-Commerce
13 3 (12.00%) Hibernate
13 3 (12.00%) Oracle
13 3 (12.00%) SQL Server
13 3 (12.00%) Windows
13 3 (12.00%) Node.js
13 3 (12.00%) Magento
13 3 (12.00%) Git (software)

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 (16.00%) CMS
2 2 (8.00%) IIS
2 2 (8.00%) WordPress
3 1 (4.00%) Apache
3 1 (4.00%) Drupal
3 1 (4.00%) Joomla!
3 1 (4.00%) Sitecore CMS
3 1 (4.00%) Umbraco
Applications
1 2 (8.00%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 3 (12.00%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 2 (8.00%) Adobe Creative Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 14 (56.00%) Network Security
2 1 (4.00%) Cisco IPT
2 1 (4.00%) Cisco ISE
2 1 (4.00%) Firewall
2 1 (4.00%) LDAP
2 1 (4.00%) NetScaler
2 1 (4.00%) SNMP
2 1 (4.00%) TACACS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (16.00%) MySQL
2 3 (12.00%) SQL Server
3 1 (4.00%) PostgreSQL
3 1 (4.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 1 (4.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (4.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 3 (12.00%) Git (software)
2 2 (8.00%) Mercurial
3 1 (4.00%) Bower
3 1 (4.00%) gulp
3 1 (4.00%) Jenkins
3 1 (4.00%) PhpStorm
3 1 (4.00%) Selenium
3 1 (4.00%) Subversion
3 1 (4.00%) Yeoman
General
1 4 (16.00%) Retail
2 2 (8.00%) Finance
3 1 (4.00%) Aerospace
3 1 (4.00%) Banking
3 1 (4.00%) Legal
3 1 (4.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 20 (80.00%) Developer
2 7 (28.00%) PHP Developer
3 4 (16.00%) .NET Developer
3 4 (16.00%) Java Developer
3 4 (16.00%) JavaScript Developer
3 4 (16.00%) Senior Developer
4 3 (12.00%) Web Developer
5 2 (8.00%) ASP.NET Developer
5 2 (8.00%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
5 2 (8.00%) Front End Web Developer (Client-Side Developer)
5 2 (8.00%) HTML CSS Developer
5 2 (8.00%) HTML Developer
5 2 (8.00%) Java Web Developer
5 2 (8.00%) Lead Developer
5 2 (8.00%) PHP Web Developer
5 2 (8.00%) Senior .NET Developer
5 2 (8.00%) Senior ASP.NET Developer
6 1 (4.00%) Lead C# Developer
6 1 (4.00%) SSAS Developer
6 1 (4.00%) SSIS Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (48.00%) CSS
1 12 (48.00%) HTML
2 10 (40.00%) HTML5
3 9 (36.00%) .NET
4 8 (32.00%) CSS3
4 8 (32.00%) jQuery
5 5 (20.00%) ASP.NET
6 3 (12.00%) Ajax
6 3 (12.00%) AngularJS
6 3 (12.00%) Hibernate
6 3 (12.00%) JSON
6 3 (12.00%) Node.js
6 3 (12.00%) Spring
7 2 (8.00%) ASP.NET MVC
7 2 (8.00%) LAMP
7 2 (8.00%) REST
7 2 (8.00%) Smarty
7 2 (8.00%) Zend Framework
8 1 (4.00%) Mason
8 1 (4.00%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 15 (60.00%) Digital Media
2 3 (12.00%) Mobile App
3 2 (8.00%) User Experience
4 1 (4.00%) Computer Science
4 1 (4.00%) Management Information System
4 1 (4.00%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 3 (12.00%) Windows
2 2 (8.00%) Android
3 1 (4.00%) Apple iOS
3 1 (4.00%) Windows Mobile
3 1 (4.00%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (80.00%) Web Development
2 16 (64.00%) CRM
3 14 (56.00%) ERP
4 5 (20.00%) Front End Development
4 5 (20.00%) MVC
5 4 (16.00%) E-Commerce
5 4 (16.00%) TDD
6 3 (12.00%) Agile Software Development
7 2 (8.00%) BDD
7 2 (8.00%) OO
7 2 (8.00%) Open Source
7 2 (8.00%) Responsive Web Design
8 1 (4.00%) Android Development
8 1 (4.00%) Business Analysis
8 1 (4.00%) Cybersecurity
8 1 (4.00%) Mobile Application Development
8 1 (4.00%) Network Management
8 1 (4.00%) OO PHP
8 1 (4.00%) Progressive Enhancement
8 1 (4.00%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 19 (76.00%) JavaScript
2 16 (64.00%) Java
3 7 (28.00%) C#
4 5 (20.00%) SQL
5 3 (12.00%) Ruby
6 2 (8.00%) Python
6 2 (8.00%) VB
7 1 (4.00%) C
7 1 (4.00%) C++
7 1 (4.00%) PHP 5
7 1 (4.00%) PL/SQL
7 1 (4.00%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (4.00%) CCNA
1 1 (4.00%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (4.00%) Degree
System Software
1 1 (4.00%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (4.00%) Cisco Prime
1 1 (4.00%) McAfee ePO
Vendors
1 3 (12.00%) Oracle
2 2 (8.00%) Zend
3 1 (4.00%) CheckPoint
3 1 (4.00%) Cisco
3 1 (4.00%) Citrix
3 1 (4.00%) Intel Security
3 1 (4.00%) Juniper
3 1 (4.00%) Sitecore
3 1 (4.00%) VMware
3 1 (4.00%) Xamarin
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