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 1 October 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
1 Oct 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
PHP
Rank 44 49 39
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -10
Contract jobs citing PHP 22 11 25
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 2.95% 1.51% 3.18%
As % of the Programming Languages category 8.37% 5.14% 9.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 8 21
Median daily rate £401 £325 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+23.23% -13.33%
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £300 £325
% change year-on-year
+16.66% -7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £17.50 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.00 £17.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-14.28% -30.00%
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
263 214 265
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 35.30% 29.40% 33.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 155 133 150
Median daily rate £375 £394 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.76% +12.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £265 £254
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £520 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 3 10
Median hourly rate £18.25 £17.50 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+4.28% -12.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.25 £12.30 £18.45
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £23.25 £20.70 £21.70
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.00 £39.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+5.12% +11.42%

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 1 October 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 1 October 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 28 (82.35%) Web Development
2 25 (73.53%) JavaScript
3 20 (58.82%) HTML
3 20 (58.82%) CSS
4 17 (50.00%) CRM
5 16 (47.06%) ERP
5 16 (47.06%) Java
5 16 (47.06%) Network Security
5 16 (47.06%) Digital Media
6 12 (35.29%) Git (software)
7 10 (29.41%) OO
8 9 (26.47%) HTML5
9 8 (23.53%) Mac OS X
9 8 (23.53%) Unix
9 8 (23.53%) Linux
9 8 (23.53%) OO PHP
10 7 (20.59%) CSS3
10 7 (20.59%) Responsive Web Design
10 7 (20.59%) MySQL
10 7 (20.59%) .NET
10 7 (20.59%) Continuous Integration
11 6 (17.65%) Visualisation
11 6 (17.65%) TDD
11 6 (17.65%) jQuery
11 6 (17.65%) HTTP
11 6 (17.65%) Web Design
11 6 (17.65%) Jenkins
11 6 (17.65%) Front End Development
12 5 (14.71%) Relational Database
12 5 (14.71%) Line Management

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 3 (8.82%) CMS
2 2 (5.88%) IIS
2 2 (5.88%) WordPress
3 1 (2.94%) Apache
Applications
1 2 (5.88%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 1 (2.94%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 2 (5.88%) Adobe Creative Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 16 (47.06%) Network Security
2 6 (17.65%) HTTP
3 1 (2.94%) Cisco IPT
3 1 (2.94%) Cisco ISE
3 1 (2.94%) Firewall
3 1 (2.94%) LDAP
3 1 (2.94%) NetScaler
3 1 (2.94%) SNMP
3 1 (2.94%) TACACS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (20.59%) MySQL
2 5 (14.71%) Relational Database
3 4 (11.76%) SQL Server
4 1 (2.94%) MongoDB
4 1 (2.94%) PostgreSQL
4 1 (2.94%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 1 (2.94%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (2.94%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 12 (35.29%) Git (software)
2 6 (17.65%) Jenkins
3 2 (5.88%) Mercurial
4 1 (2.94%) Bower
4 1 (2.94%) gulp
4 1 (2.94%) JUnit
4 1 (2.94%) PhpStorm
4 1 (2.94%) Selenium
4 1 (2.94%) Subversion
4 1 (2.94%) Yeoman
General
1 3 (8.82%) Finance
1 3 (8.82%) Retail
2 1 (2.94%) Banking
2 1 (2.94%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 29 (85.29%) Developer
2 12 (35.29%) PHP Developer
3 10 (29.41%) Senior Developer
4 4 (11.76%) Java Developer
4 4 (11.76%) JavaScript Developer
5 3 (8.82%) .NET Developer
5 3 (8.82%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
6 2 (5.88%) ASP.NET Developer
6 2 (5.88%) Digital Developer
6 2 (5.88%) Front End Web Developer (Client-Side Developer)
6 2 (5.88%) HTML CSS Developer
6 2 (5.88%) HTML Developer
6 2 (5.88%) Lead Developer
6 2 (5.88%) Lead PHP Developer
6 2 (5.88%) PHP Symfony Developer
6 2 (5.88%) PHP Web Developer
6 2 (5.88%) Senior .NET Developer
6 2 (5.88%) Senior ASP.NET Developer
6 2 (5.88%) Symfony Developer
6 2 (5.88%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (58.82%) CSS
1 20 (58.82%) HTML
2 9 (26.47%) HTML5
3 7 (20.59%) .NET
3 7 (20.59%) CSS3
4 6 (17.65%) jQuery
5 4 (11.76%) Node.js
5 4 (11.76%) Symfony
6 3 (8.82%) Ajax
6 3 (8.82%) AngularJS
6 3 (8.82%) ASP.NET
6 3 (8.82%) Hibernate
6 3 (8.82%) JSON
6 3 (8.82%) REST
6 3 (8.82%) RESTful
6 3 (8.82%) Spring
7 2 (5.88%) LAMP
7 2 (5.88%) Smarty
7 2 (5.88%) XML
8 1 (2.94%) KnockoutJS
Miscellaneous
1 16 (47.06%) Digital Media
2 6 (17.65%) Visualisation
3 3 (8.82%) Mobile App
3 3 (8.82%) User Experience
4 1 (2.94%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 8 (23.53%) Linux
1 8 (23.53%) Mac OS X
1 8 (23.53%) Unix
2 3 (8.82%) Windows
3 2 (5.88%) Android
4 1 (2.94%) Apple iOS
4 1 (2.94%) Windows Mobile
4 1 (2.94%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (82.35%) Web Development
2 17 (50.00%) CRM
3 16 (47.06%) ERP
4 10 (29.41%) OO
5 8 (23.53%) OO PHP
6 7 (20.59%) Continuous Integration
6 7 (20.59%) Responsive Web Design
7 6 (17.65%) Front End Development
7 6 (17.65%) TDD
7 6 (17.65%) Web Design
8 5 (14.71%) Agile Software Development
8 5 (14.71%) Configuration Management
8 5 (14.71%) E-Commerce
8 5 (14.71%) Line Management
8 5 (14.71%) Mentoring
9 4 (11.76%) MVC
10 2 (5.88%) BDD
10 2 (5.88%) Open Source
10 2 (5.88%) Scrum
11 1 (2.94%) Network Management
Programming Languages
1 25 (73.53%) JavaScript
2 16 (47.06%) Java
3 5 (14.71%) C#
3 5 (14.71%) SQL
4 2 (5.88%) PHP 5
4 2 (5.88%) VB
5 1 (2.94%) PL/SQL
5 1 (2.94%) Ruby
5 1 (2.94%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (5.88%) Security Cleared
2 1 (2.94%) CCNA
2 1 (2.94%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (2.94%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.94%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 1 (2.94%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (2.94%) Cisco Prime
1 1 (2.94%) McAfee ePO
Vendors
1 4 (11.76%) Oracle
2 1 (2.94%) CheckPoint
2 1 (2.94%) Cisco
2 1 (2.94%) hybris
2 1 (2.94%) Intel Security
2 1 (2.94%) Juniper
2 1 (2.94%) Xamarin
2 1 (2.94%) Zend