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 14 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
14 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
PHP
Rank 38 46 35
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -11
Contract jobs citing PHP 22 10 15
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 3.25% 1.68% 2.78%
As % of the Programming Languages category 10.19% 6.45% 8.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 7 9
Average daily rate £338 £275 £250
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+22.72% +10.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £247 £215 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £378 £329 £305
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £325 £300
% change year-on-year
- +8.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £13.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.50 £30.20 £21.75
% change year-on-year
+17.54% +38.85%
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
216 155 183
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 31.95% 26.05% 33.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 140 99 104
Average daily rate £325 £350 £323
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.14% +8.52%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £229 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £463 £444
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 5 5
Average hourly rate £14.25 £13.00 £25.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+9.61% -48.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.05 £11.80 £16.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.45 £22.50 £32.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £36.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+11.11% +5.88%

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 14 February 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 14 February 2016, 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 20 (62.50%) HTML
1 20 (62.50%) CSS
2 17 (53.13%) JavaScript
3 15 (46.88%) MySQL
4 14 (43.75%) Linux
4 14 (43.75%) HTML5
4 14 (43.75%) CSS3
5 11 (34.38%) Agile Software Development
6 10 (31.25%) Java
6 10 (31.25%) jQuery
7 9 (28.13%) Unix
8 8 (25.00%) CRM
8 8 (25.00%) Open Source
9 7 (21.88%) Mason
9 7 (21.88%) Web Development
10 6 (18.75%) Oracle APEX
10 6 (18.75%) Siebel
10 6 (18.75%) Salesforce.com
10 6 (18.75%) OO
10 6 (18.75%) Oracle
10 6 (18.75%) Cloud Computing
10 6 (18.75%) SaaS
10 6 (18.75%) Visualforce
10 6 (18.75%) Apex Code
10 6 (18.75%) Eloqua
10 6 (18.75%) BigMachines
11 5 (15.63%) OO PHP
11 5 (15.63%) JSON
11 5 (15.63%) TDD
11 5 (15.63%) MVC

PHP
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 14 February 2016, 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 3 (9.38%) Node.js
1 3 (9.38%) WordPress
2 2 (6.25%) Apache
2 2 (6.25%) Umbraco
3 1 (3.13%) Drupal
Applications
1 1 (3.13%) MS PowerPoint
1 1 (3.13%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 6 (18.75%) BigMachines
1 6 (18.75%) Eloqua
Cloud Services
1 6 (18.75%) Cloud Computing
1 6 (18.75%) SaaS
2 4 (12.50%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (6.25%) GitHub
4 1 (3.13%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 4 (12.50%) VoIP
2 1 (3.13%) Asterisk PBX
2 1 (3.13%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (46.88%) MySQL
2 4 (12.50%) Amazon DynamoDB
2 4 (12.50%) MongoDB
3 2 (6.25%) NoSQL
4 1 (3.13%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 6 (18.75%) Oracle APEX
2 3 (9.38%) Git (software)
3 1 (3.13%) Gradle
3 1 (3.13%) JIRA
General
1 1 (3.13%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 25 (78.13%) Developer
2 18 (56.25%) PHP Developer
3 8 (25.00%) JavaScript Developer
4 5 (15.63%) Web Developer
5 4 (12.50%) VoIP Engineer
6 3 (9.38%) C Developer
6 3 (9.38%) MySQL Developer
6 3 (9.38%) Node.js Developer
6 3 (9.38%) Perl Developer
6 3 (9.38%) Perl Web Developer
6 3 (9.38%) PHP MySQL Developer
7 2 (6.25%) Applications Engineer
7 2 (6.25%) Applications Support Engineer
7 2 (6.25%) Full Stack Developer
7 2 (6.25%) HTML CSS Developer
7 2 (6.25%) Support Engineer
7 2 (6.25%) Web Applications Engineer
7 2 (6.25%) Web Applications Support
7 2 (6.25%) Web Engineer
7 2 (6.25%) Web Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (62.50%) CSS
1 20 (62.50%) HTML
2 14 (43.75%) CSS3
2 14 (43.75%) HTML5
3 10 (31.25%) jQuery
4 7 (21.88%) Mason
5 6 (18.75%) Visualforce
6 5 (15.63%) JSON
7 4 (12.50%) .NET
7 4 (12.50%) REST
8 3 (9.38%) Ajax
8 3 (9.38%) AngularJS
8 3 (9.38%) CodeIgniter
8 3 (9.38%) Ember.js
8 3 (9.38%) Laravel
8 3 (9.38%) Meteor
8 3 (9.38%) React
8 3 (9.38%) Symfony
9 2 (6.25%) OAuth2
9 2 (6.25%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 2 (6.25%) Digital Media
1 2 (6.25%) Visualisation
2 1 (3.13%) Internet of Things
Operating Systems
1 14 (43.75%) Linux
2 9 (28.13%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (34.38%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (25.00%) CRM
2 8 (25.00%) Open Source
3 7 (21.88%) Web Development
4 6 (18.75%) OO
5 5 (15.63%) MVC
5 5 (15.63%) OO PHP
5 5 (15.63%) TDD
6 4 (12.50%) BDD
6 4 (12.50%) Continuous Integration
6 4 (12.50%) Scrum
6 4 (12.50%) Unit Testing
7 2 (6.25%) Data Visualisation
7 2 (6.25%) E-Commerce
7 2 (6.25%) Front End Development
7 2 (6.25%) SOA
7 2 (6.25%) Software Engineering
7 2 (6.25%) Workflow
8 1 (3.13%) Secure Coding
8 1 (3.13%) Ticket Management
Programming Languages
1 17 (53.13%) JavaScript
2 10 (31.25%) Java
3 6 (18.75%) Apex Code
4 3 (9.38%) C
4 3 (9.38%) Perl
4 3 (9.38%) SQL
5 2 (6.25%) Ruby
5 2 (6.25%) Scala
6 1 (3.13%) C#
6 1 (3.13%) C++
6 1 (3.13%) Clojure
6 1 (3.13%) PHP 5
6 1 (3.13%) Python
6 1 (3.13%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 1 (3.13%) Degree
System Software
1 1 (3.13%) Kamailio
Vendors
1 6 (18.75%) Oracle
1 6 (18.75%) Salesforce.com
1 6 (18.75%) Siebel
2 3 (9.38%) Cisco
3 2 (6.25%) Zend
4 1 (3.13%) Google
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Philip Morris
Rate: From £28,000 to £40,000 per annum plus benefits
Posted: 23 days ago