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 16 January 2017 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
16 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
PHP
West Midlands / Birmingham
Rank 45 39 42
Rank change year-on-year
-6 +3
Contract jobs citing PHP 13 20 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 2.12% 3.23% 1.69%
As % of the Programming Languages category 6.28% 10.00% 7.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 9 8
Median daily rate £413 £350 £238
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+17.85% +47.36%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £221 £248 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £380 £275
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £13.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £31.45 £35.00 £22.35
% change year-on-year
-10.14% +56.59%

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
207 200 141
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 33.77% 32.31% 23.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 126 128 99
Median daily rate £375 £350 £310
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +12.90%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £190
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £517 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 4
Median hourly rate £27.69 £14.00 £13.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+97.78% +7.69%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.00 £39.00 £35.18
% change year-on-year
+5.12% +10.87%

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 16 January 2017.

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 16 January 2017, 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 30 (58.82%) JavaScript
1 30 (58.82%) Git (software)
2 29 (56.86%) CSS
3 27 (52.94%) HTML
3 27 (52.94%) Linux
3 27 (52.94%) Web Development
4 23 (45.10%) Continuous Integration
5 22 (43.14%) HTTP
5 22 (43.14%) Jenkins
6 21 (41.18%) Configuration Management
7 18 (35.29%) OO
8 17 (33.33%) MySQL
8 17 (33.33%) OO PHP
9 15 (29.41%) Mac OS X
9 15 (29.41%) Unix
9 15 (29.41%) Agile Software Development
9 15 (29.41%) Responsive Web Design
10 14 (27.45%) Web Design
11 13 (25.49%) Visualisation
11 13 (25.49%) Line Management
12 12 (23.53%) Mentoring
12 12 (23.53%) Relational Database
13 11 (21.57%) Opscode Chef
13 11 (21.57%) Rackspace
13 11 (21.57%) Ansible
13 11 (21.57%) DevOps
13 11 (21.57%) Puppet
13 11 (21.57%) Ruby
13 11 (21.57%) Python
14 10 (19.61%) Web Services

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 6 (11.76%) WordPress
2 4 (7.84%) CMS
3 3 (5.88%) Elasticsearch
3 3 (5.88%) nginx
4 2 (3.92%) Apache
4 2 (3.92%) IIS
5 1 (1.96%) Tomcat
Applications
1 1 (1.96%) Adobe Illustrator
1 1 (1.96%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 2 (3.92%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 10 (19.61%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (5.88%) Amazon EC2
2 3 (5.88%) Amazon ElastiCache
2 3 (5.88%) Amazon ELB
2 3 (5.88%) Amazon S3
2 3 (5.88%) Amazon SQS
2 3 (5.88%) AWS CloudFormation
2 3 (5.88%) Route 53
2 3 (5.88%) Virtual Private Cloud
3 1 (1.96%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 22 (43.14%) HTTP
2 9 (17.65%) SSL
2 9 (17.65%) TCP/IP
3 7 (13.73%) Network Security
4 1 (1.96%) LDAP
4 1 (1.96%) OpenLDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (33.33%) MySQL
2 12 (23.53%) Relational Database
3 9 (17.65%) MongoDB
3 9 (17.65%) PostgreSQL
4 3 (5.88%) Amazon DynamoDB
4 3 (5.88%) Amazon RDS
5 2 (3.92%) SQL Server
6 1 (1.96%) Redis
Development Applications
1 30 (58.82%) Git (software)
2 22 (43.14%) Jenkins
3 9 (17.65%) Subversion
4 1 (1.96%) Bower
4 1 (1.96%) gulp
4 1 (1.96%) JMeter
4 1 (1.96%) JUnit
4 1 (1.96%) Mercurial
4 1 (1.96%) PhpStorm
4 1 (1.96%) Selenium
4 1 (1.96%) Yeoman
General
1 5 (9.80%) Finance
2 3 (5.88%) Retail
3 1 (1.96%) Banking
3 1 (1.96%) Marketing
3 1 (1.96%) Multimedia
3 1 (1.96%) Publishing
3 1 (1.96%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 32 (62.75%) Developer
2 16 (31.37%) PHP Developer
3 14 (27.45%) Senior Developer
4 5 (9.80%) Digital Developer
4 5 (9.80%) WebOps Engineer
5 4 (7.84%) Senior DevOps
5 4 (7.84%) Senior PHP Developer
5 4 (7.84%) Senior WebOps Engineer
6 3 (5.88%) DevOps Engineer
7 2 (3.92%) Android Developer
7 2 (3.92%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
7 2 (3.92%) Lead Developer
7 2 (3.92%) Lead PHP Developer
7 2 (3.92%) Linux/Unix DevOps
7 2 (3.92%) Magento Developer
7 2 (3.92%) PHP Magento Developer
7 2 (3.92%) PHP Symfony Developer
7 2 (3.92%) Senior ASP.NET Developer
7 2 (3.92%) Symfony Developer
7 2 (3.92%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 29 (56.86%) CSS
2 27 (52.94%) HTML
3 10 (19.61%) Web Services
4 7 (13.73%) jQuery
5 5 (9.80%) .NET
5 5 (9.80%) HTML5
6 4 (7.84%) CSS3
6 4 (7.84%) Symfony
7 3 (5.88%) AngularJS
7 3 (5.88%) ELK Stack
7 3 (5.88%) LEMP Stack
7 3 (5.88%) RESTful
7 3 (5.88%) Sensu
8 2 (3.92%) Ajax
8 2 (3.92%) ASP.NET
8 2 (3.92%) JSON
8 2 (3.92%) LAMP
8 2 (3.92%) Laravel
8 2 (3.92%) Node.js
8 2 (3.92%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 13 (25.49%) Visualisation
2 7 (13.73%) Digital Media
3 5 (9.80%) User Experience
4 4 (7.84%) Mobile App
5 1 (1.96%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (1.96%) Data Integration
5 1 (1.96%) Reference Data
Operating Systems
1 27 (52.94%) Linux
2 15 (29.41%) Mac OS X
2 15 (29.41%) Unix
3 2 (3.92%) Android
4 1 (1.96%) Apple iOS
4 1 (1.96%) Windows
4 1 (1.96%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (52.94%) Web Development
2 23 (45.10%) Continuous Integration
3 21 (41.18%) Configuration Management
4 18 (35.29%) OO
5 17 (33.33%) OO PHP
6 15 (29.41%) Agile Software Development
6 15 (29.41%) Responsive Web Design
7 14 (27.45%) Web Design
8 13 (25.49%) Line Management
9 12 (23.53%) Mentoring
10 11 (21.57%) DevOps
11 9 (17.65%) Open Source
11 9 (17.65%) Web Operations
12 7 (13.73%) CRM
12 7 (13.73%) E-Commerce
12 7 (13.73%) ERP
13 4 (7.84%) Front End Development
13 4 (7.84%) MVC
14 3 (5.88%) Regression Testing
15 2 (3.92%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 30 (58.82%) JavaScript
2 11 (21.57%) Python
2 11 (21.57%) Ruby
3 8 (15.69%) Java
4 4 (7.84%) C#
5 3 (5.88%) Bash Shell
5 3 (5.88%) PHP 5
6 2 (3.92%) SQL
6 2 (3.92%) VB
Qualifications
1 6 (11.76%) Security Cleared
2 4 (7.84%) SC Cleared
3 2 (3.92%) BPSS Clearance
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (5.88%) Disclosure Scotland
2 1 (1.96%) Data Quality
2 1 (1.96%) QA
System Software
1 1 (1.96%) Active Directory
1 1 (1.96%) Docker
Systems Management
1 11 (21.57%) Ansible
1 11 (21.57%) Opscode Chef
1 11 (21.57%) Puppet
2 9 (17.65%) Salt
3 3 (5.88%) collectd
3 3 (5.88%) Kibana
3 3 (5.88%) logstash
3 3 (5.88%) StatsD
3 3 (5.88%) Terraform
4 1 (1.96%) McAfee ePO
4 1 (1.96%) Nagios
4 1 (1.96%) Plesk
Vendors
1 11 (21.57%) Rackspace
2 3 (5.88%) SaltStack
3 2 (3.92%) Zend
4 1 (1.96%) Adobe
4 1 (1.96%) hybris
4 1 (1.96%) Intel Security
4 1 (1.96%) Oracle
4 1 (1.96%) Splunk
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Austin Fraser
Posted: 3 days ago