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 30 May 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
30 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
PHP
Rank 54 41 34
Rank change year-on-year
-13 -7
Contract jobs citing PHP 13 28 30
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 1.67% 3.42% 4.52%
As % of the Programming Languages category 5.18% 11.81% 12.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 24 16
Median daily rate £300 £281 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -19.64%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £225 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £355 £347 £375
UK excluding London median daily rate £338 £315 £338
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Median hourly rate £9.00 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.75 £22.50 £37.15
% change year-on-year
-30.00% -39.42%
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
251 237 232
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 32.26% 28.97% 34.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 178 165 156
Median daily rate £365 £325 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.30% +8.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £245
10% offered a daily rate of more than £481 £450 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £343
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +2.18%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 5 5
Median hourly rate £22.00 £26.50 £31.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-16.98% -14.51%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.00 £26.00 £25.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.75 £28.00 £36.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £36.50 £36.00
% change year-on-year
+2.73% +1.38%

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 30 May 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 23 (65.71%) JavaScript
2 22 (62.86%) HTML
2 22 (62.86%) CSS
3 19 (54.29%) Web Development
4 15 (42.86%) HTML5
5 14 (40.00%) Java
6 13 (37.14%) CRM
6 13 (37.14%) CSS3
7 10 (28.57%) Digital Media
8 9 (25.71%) MySQL
8 9 (25.71%) jQuery
9 8 (22.86%) .NET
9 8 (22.86%) Linux
9 8 (22.86%) Agile Software Development
10 7 (20.00%) Unix
10 7 (20.00%) ERP
10 7 (20.00%) Network Security
11 6 (17.14%) Ajax
11 6 (17.14%) Oracle
11 6 (17.14%) AngularJS
11 6 (17.14%) Front End Development
12 5 (14.29%) Node.js
12 5 (14.29%) REST
12 5 (14.29%) ASP.NET
12 5 (14.29%) MVC
12 5 (14.29%) TDD
12 5 (14.29%) E-Commerce
12 5 (14.29%) Ruby
12 5 (14.29%) JSON
12 5 (14.29%) Mason

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 (14.29%) Node.js
2 4 (11.43%) CMS
2 4 (11.43%) WordPress
3 3 (8.57%) Umbraco
4 2 (5.71%) Drupal
5 1 (2.86%) Joomla!
5 1 (2.86%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 4 (11.43%) Photoshop
2 2 (5.71%) Adobe Illustrator
3 1 (2.86%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (2.86%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 4 (11.43%) BigMachines
1 4 (11.43%) Eloqua
2 2 (5.71%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 4 (11.43%) Amazon AWS
1 4 (11.43%) Cloud Computing
1 4 (11.43%) SaaS
2 2 (5.71%) Adobe Creative Cloud
3 1 (2.86%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 7 (20.00%) Network Security
2 2 (5.71%) DNS
2 2 (5.71%) VoIP
3 1 (2.86%) Asterisk PBX
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (25.71%) MySQL
2 4 (11.43%) Amazon DynamoDB
3 2 (5.71%) MongoDB
4 1 (2.86%) PostgreSQL
4 1 (2.86%) Relational Database
4 1 (2.86%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 4 (11.43%) Oracle APEX
2 2 (5.71%) Git (software)
3 1 (2.86%) Jenkins
3 1 (2.86%) JIRA
3 1 (2.86%) Mercurial
3 1 (2.86%) Selenium
3 1 (2.86%) Subversion
General
1 2 (5.71%) Marketing
1 2 (5.71%) Retail
2 1 (2.86%) Advertising
2 1 (2.86%) Aerospace
2 1 (2.86%) Legal
2 1 (2.86%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 29 (82.86%) Developer
2 15 (42.86%) PHP Developer
3 7 (20.00%) JavaScript Developer
3 7 (20.00%) Web Developer
4 4 (11.43%) Java Developer
4 4 (11.43%) PHP Web Developer
5 3 (8.57%) Applications Engineer
5 3 (8.57%) Applications Support
5 3 (8.57%) Applications Support Engineer
5 3 (8.57%) HTML CSS Developer
5 3 (8.57%) HTML Developer
5 3 (8.57%) Node.js Developer
5 3 (8.57%) Support Engineer
5 3 (8.57%) Web Applications Engineer
5 3 (8.57%) Web Applications Support
5 3 (8.57%) Web Engineer
5 3 (8.57%) Web Support Engineer
6 2 (5.71%) Angular Developer
6 2 (5.71%) Full Stack Developer
6 2 (5.71%) WordPress Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (62.86%) CSS
1 22 (62.86%) HTML
2 15 (42.86%) HTML5
3 13 (37.14%) CSS3
4 9 (25.71%) jQuery
5 8 (22.86%) .NET
6 6 (17.14%) Ajax
6 6 (17.14%) AngularJS
7 5 (14.29%) ASP.NET
7 5 (14.29%) JSON
7 5 (14.29%) Mason
7 5 (14.29%) REST
8 4 (11.43%) Ember.js
8 4 (11.43%) React
8 4 (11.43%) Visualforce
9 3 (8.57%) Hibernate
9 3 (8.57%) Meteor
9 3 (8.57%) OAuth
9 3 (8.57%) OAuth2
9 3 (8.57%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 10 (28.57%) Digital Media
2 2 (5.71%) Mobile App
2 2 (5.71%) User Experience
2 2 (5.71%) Visualisation
3 1 (2.86%) Computer Science
3 1 (2.86%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 8 (22.86%) Linux
2 7 (20.00%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (54.29%) Web Development
2 13 (37.14%) CRM
3 8 (22.86%) Agile Software Development
4 7 (20.00%) ERP
5 6 (17.14%) Front End Development
6 5 (14.29%) E-Commerce
6 5 (14.29%) MVC
6 5 (14.29%) Open Source
6 5 (14.29%) TDD
7 3 (8.57%) BDD
7 3 (8.57%) Scrum
8 2 (5.71%) Continuous Integration
8 2 (5.71%) Data Visualisation
8 2 (5.71%) OO
8 2 (5.71%) OO PHP
8 2 (5.71%) OOP
9 1 (2.86%) Cross-Browser Development
9 1 (2.86%) Responsive Web Design
9 1 (2.86%) Secure Coding
9 1 (2.86%) Ticket Management
Programming Languages
1 23 (65.71%) JavaScript
2 14 (40.00%) Java
3 5 (14.29%) Ruby
4 4 (11.43%) Apex Code
5 3 (8.57%) C#
6 2 (5.71%) C
6 2 (5.71%) PHP 5
6 2 (5.71%) Python
6 2 (5.71%) SQL
7 1 (2.86%) C++
7 1 (2.86%) Clojure
7 1 (2.86%) Perl
7 1 (2.86%) Scala
7 1 (2.86%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 1 (2.86%) Degree
System Software
1 1 (2.86%) Kamailio
Vendors
1 6 (17.14%) Oracle
2 4 (11.43%) Salesforce.com
2 4 (11.43%) Siebel
3 2 (5.71%) Adobe
3 2 (5.71%) Zend
4 1 (2.86%) Capita
4 1 (2.86%) Cisco
4 1 (2.86%) Citrix
4 1 (2.86%) Sitecore
4 1 (2.86%) VMware
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
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