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 28 July 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
28 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
PHP
Rank 64 47 39
Rank change year-on-year
-17 -8
Contract jobs citing PHP 9 15 23
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 1.15% 1.99% 3.26%
As % of the Programming Languages category 3.10% 6.36% 10.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 12 19
Median daily rate £300 £263 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% -25.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £225 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £335 £348 £375
UK excluding London median daily rate £325 £320 £325
% change year-on-year
+1.56% -1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.00 £25.00 £30.50
% change year-on-year
-36.00% -18.03%
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
290 236 223
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 37.13% 31.34% 31.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 200 140 139
Median daily rate £375 £350 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £263 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £480 £463 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £351 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.99% +0.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 6 3
Median hourly rate £24.50 £26.50 £34.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.54% -23.18%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £37.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%

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
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 28 July 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 (83.33%) JavaScript
2 18 (75.00%) Web Development
3 13 (54.17%) HTML
3 13 (54.17%) Java
3 13 (54.17%) CSS
3 13 (54.17%) CRM
4 12 (50.00%) Digital Media
5 11 (45.83%) Network Security
5 11 (45.83%) ERP
6 9 (37.50%) HTML5
7 7 (29.17%) .NET
8 6 (25.00%) MySQL
8 6 (25.00%) Front End Development
8 6 (25.00%) CSS3
9 5 (20.83%) C#
9 5 (20.83%) CMS
9 5 (20.83%) MVC
9 5 (20.83%) jQuery
10 4 (16.67%) TDD
10 4 (16.67%) SQL
10 4 (16.67%) Photoshop
10 4 (16.67%) ASP.NET
11 3 (12.50%) Oracle
11 3 (12.50%) E-Commerce
11 3 (12.50%) Hibernate
11 3 (12.50%) Spring
11 3 (12.50%) Ruby
11 3 (12.50%) Ajax
11 3 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
11 3 (12.50%) AngularJS

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 5 (20.83%) CMS
2 3 (12.50%) WordPress
3 2 (8.33%) Drupal
4 1 (4.17%) IIS
4 1 (4.17%) Joomla!
4 1 (4.17%) Sitecore CMS
4 1 (4.17%) Umbraco
Applications
1 4 (16.67%) Photoshop
2 2 (8.33%) Adobe Illustrator
Business Applications
1 2 (8.33%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 2 (8.33%) Adobe Creative Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 11 (45.83%) Network Security
2 2 (8.33%) DNS
3 1 (4.17%) Cisco IPT
3 1 (4.17%) Cisco ISE
3 1 (4.17%) Firewall
3 1 (4.17%) NetScaler
3 1 (4.17%) SNMP
3 1 (4.17%) TACACS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (25.00%) MySQL
2 2 (8.33%) SQL Server
3 1 (4.17%) PostgreSQL
3 1 (4.17%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 1 (4.17%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (4.17%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 1 (4.17%) Git (software)
1 1 (4.17%) Jenkins
1 1 (4.17%) Mercurial
1 1 (4.17%) Selenium
1 1 (4.17%) Subversion
General
1 2 (8.33%) Marketing
1 2 (8.33%) Retail
2 1 (4.17%) Advertising
2 1 (4.17%) Aerospace
2 1 (4.17%) Finance
2 1 (4.17%) Legal
Job Titles
1 20 (83.33%) Developer
2 8 (33.33%) PHP Developer
3 5 (20.83%) Web Developer
4 4 (16.67%) Java Developer
4 4 (16.67%) PHP Web Developer
5 3 (12.50%) .NET Developer
5 3 (12.50%) HTML CSS Developer
5 3 (12.50%) HTML Developer
5 3 (12.50%) JavaScript Developer
5 3 (12.50%) Senior Developer
6 2 (8.33%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
6 2 (8.33%) Front End Web Developer (Client-Side Developer)
6 2 (8.33%) Java Web Developer
7 1 (4.17%) Applications Engineer
7 1 (4.17%) IT Support
7 1 (4.17%) Lead .NET Developer
7 1 (4.17%) PHP MySQL Developer
7 1 (4.17%) Web Engineer
7 1 (4.17%) Web Specialist
7 1 (4.17%) Web Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (54.17%) CSS
1 13 (54.17%) HTML
2 9 (37.50%) HTML5
3 7 (29.17%) .NET
4 6 (25.00%) CSS3
5 5 (20.83%) jQuery
6 4 (16.67%) ASP.NET
7 3 (12.50%) Ajax
7 3 (12.50%) AngularJS
7 3 (12.50%) Hibernate
7 3 (12.50%) REST
7 3 (12.50%) Spring
8 2 (8.33%) ASP.NET MVC
8 2 (8.33%) JSON
8 2 (8.33%) Node.js
8 2 (8.33%) Smarty
9 1 (4.17%) JPA
9 1 (4.17%) Mason
9 1 (4.17%) OAuth
9 1 (4.17%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 12 (50.00%) Digital Media
2 2 (8.33%) Mobile App
2 2 (8.33%) User Experience
3 1 (4.17%) Computer Science
3 1 (4.17%) Management Information System
3 1 (4.17%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 2 (8.33%) Windows
2 1 (4.17%) Android
2 1 (4.17%) Apple iOS
2 1 (4.17%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (75.00%) Web Development
2 13 (54.17%) CRM
3 11 (45.83%) ERP
4 6 (25.00%) Front End Development
5 5 (20.83%) MVC
6 4 (16.67%) TDD
7 3 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
7 3 (12.50%) E-Commerce
8 2 (8.33%) BDD
8 2 (8.33%) OO PHP
8 2 (8.33%) OOP
9 1 (4.17%) Business Analysis
9 1 (4.17%) Cybersecurity
9 1 (4.17%) ETL
9 1 (4.17%) ITIL
9 1 (4.17%) Network Management
9 1 (4.17%) OO
9 1 (4.17%) Open Source
9 1 (4.17%) Responsive Web Design
9 1 (4.17%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 20 (83.33%) JavaScript
2 13 (54.17%) Java
3 5 (20.83%) C#
4 4 (16.67%) SQL
5 3 (12.50%) Ruby
6 2 (8.33%) PHP 5
6 2 (8.33%) Python
7 1 (4.17%) C
7 1 (4.17%) C++
7 1 (4.17%) PL/SQL
7 1 (4.17%) T-SQL
7 1 (4.17%) VB
Qualifications
1 1 (4.17%) CCNA
1 1 (4.17%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (4.17%) Degree
Systems Management
1 1 (4.17%) Cisco Prime
Vendors
1 3 (12.50%) Oracle
2 2 (8.33%) Adobe
3 1 (4.17%) Capita
3 1 (4.17%) CheckPoint
3 1 (4.17%) Cisco
3 1 (4.17%) Citrix
3 1 (4.17%) Juniper
3 1 (4.17%) Sitecore
3 1 (4.17%) VMware
3 1 (4.17%) Xamarin
3 1 (4.17%) Zend