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 June 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 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
PHP
Rank 57 40 38
Rank change year-on-year
-17 -2
Contract jobs citing PHP 13 24 23
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 1.64% 3.26% 3.46%
As % of the Programming Languages category 4.61% 9.68% 10.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 20 19
Median daily rate £325 £288 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.04% -17.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £225 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £350 £375
UK excluding London median daily rate £330 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+1.53% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.50 £39.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
-60.25% +14.70%
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
282 248 215
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 35.52% 33.70% 32.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 206 167 145
Median daily rate £350 £350 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +16.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £480 £450 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 5 6
Median hourly rate £37.50 £26.50 £31.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+41.50% -14.51%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £37.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +2.77%

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 June 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 25 (73.53%) JavaScript
2 22 (64.71%) Web Development
3 19 (55.88%) HTML
3 19 (55.88%) CSS
4 16 (47.06%) Java
4 16 (47.06%) CRM
5 13 (38.24%) Digital Media
6 12 (35.29%) HTML5
7 10 (29.41%) CSS3
7 10 (29.41%) Network Security
7 10 (29.41%) ERP
8 9 (26.47%) jQuery
8 9 (26.47%) Agile Software Development
9 8 (23.53%) MySQL
10 7 (20.59%) .NET
10 7 (20.59%) Front End Development
11 6 (17.65%) AngularJS
11 6 (17.65%) Oracle
11 6 (17.65%) MVC
12 5 (14.71%) Mason
12 5 (14.71%) ASP.NET
12 5 (14.71%) Unix
12 5 (14.71%) Linux
12 5 (14.71%) Node.js
13 4 (11.76%) Ember.js
13 4 (11.76%) Amazon DynamoDB
13 4 (11.76%) React
13 4 (11.76%) Photoshop
13 4 (11.76%) C#
13 4 (11.76%) CMS

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 4 (11.76%) CMS
1 4 (11.76%) WordPress
2 3 (8.82%) Umbraco
3 2 (5.88%) Drupal
4 1 (2.94%) Joomla!
4 1 (2.94%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 4 (11.76%) Photoshop
2 2 (5.88%) Adobe Illustrator
3 1 (2.94%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (2.94%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 3 (8.82%) BigMachines
1 3 (8.82%) Eloqua
2 2 (5.88%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 4 (11.76%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (8.82%) Cloud Computing
2 3 (8.82%) SaaS
3 2 (5.88%) Adobe Creative Cloud
4 1 (2.94%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 10 (29.41%) Network Security
2 2 (5.88%) DNS
3 1 (2.94%) Cisco IPT
3 1 (2.94%) Cisco ISE
3 1 (2.94%) Firewall
3 1 (2.94%) NetScaler
3 1 (2.94%) SNMP
3 1 (2.94%) TACACS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (23.53%) MySQL
2 4 (11.76%) Amazon DynamoDB
3 2 (5.88%) MongoDB
3 2 (5.88%) SQL Server
4 1 (2.94%) PostgreSQL
4 1 (2.94%) Relational Database
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 3 (8.82%) Oracle APEX
2 2 (5.88%) Git (software)
3 1 (2.94%) Jenkins
3 1 (2.94%) JIRA
3 1 (2.94%) Mercurial
3 1 (2.94%) Selenium
3 1 (2.94%) Subversion
General
1 2 (5.88%) Marketing
1 2 (5.88%) Retail
2 1 (2.94%) Advertising
2 1 (2.94%) Aerospace
2 1 (2.94%) Legal
2 1 (2.94%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 31 (91.18%) Developer
2 16 (47.06%) PHP Developer
3 6 (17.65%) JavaScript Developer
3 6 (17.65%) Web Developer
4 4 (11.76%) Java Developer
4 4 (11.76%) PHP Web Developer
5 3 (8.82%) HTML CSS Developer
5 3 (8.82%) HTML Developer
5 3 (8.82%) Node.js Developer
6 2 (5.88%) .NET Developer
6 2 (5.88%) Angular Developer
6 2 (5.88%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
6 2 (5.88%) Front End Web Developer (Client-Side Developer)
6 2 (5.88%) Full Stack Developer
6 2 (5.88%) Java Web Developer
6 2 (5.88%) Senior Developer
6 2 (5.88%) WordPress Developer
7 1 (2.94%) Applications Support
7 1 (2.94%) Programmer
7 1 (2.94%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (55.88%) CSS
1 19 (55.88%) HTML
2 12 (35.29%) HTML5
3 10 (29.41%) CSS3
4 9 (26.47%) jQuery
5 7 (20.59%) .NET
6 6 (17.65%) AngularJS
7 5 (14.71%) ASP.NET
7 5 (14.71%) Mason
7 5 (14.71%) Node.js
8 4 (11.76%) Ajax
8 4 (11.76%) Ember.js
8 4 (11.76%) React
9 3 (8.82%) Hibernate
9 3 (8.82%) JSON
9 3 (8.82%) Meteor
9 3 (8.82%) REST
9 3 (8.82%) Spring
9 3 (8.82%) Visualforce
10 2 (5.88%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 13 (38.24%) Digital Media
2 2 (5.88%) Mobile App
2 2 (5.88%) User Experience
2 2 (5.88%) Visualisation
3 1 (2.94%) Computer Science
3 1 (2.94%) Management Information System
3 1 (2.94%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 5 (14.71%) Linux
1 5 (14.71%) Unix
2 2 (5.88%) Windows
3 1 (2.94%) Android
3 1 (2.94%) Apple iOS
3 1 (2.94%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (64.71%) Web Development
2 16 (47.06%) CRM
3 10 (29.41%) ERP
4 9 (26.47%) Agile Software Development
5 7 (20.59%) Front End Development
6 6 (17.65%) MVC
7 4 (11.76%) Scrum
7 4 (11.76%) TDD
8 3 (8.82%) E-Commerce
9 2 (5.88%) BDD
9 2 (5.88%) Continuous Integration
9 2 (5.88%) Data Visualisation
9 2 (5.88%) OO
9 2 (5.88%) OO PHP
9 2 (5.88%) OOP
10 1 (2.94%) Cybersecurity
10 1 (2.94%) Network Management
10 1 (2.94%) Open Source
10 1 (2.94%) Responsive Web Design
10 1 (2.94%) Ticket Management
Programming Languages
1 25 (73.53%) JavaScript
2 16 (47.06%) Java
3 4 (11.76%) C#
4 3 (8.82%) Apex Code
4 3 (8.82%) Ruby
4 3 (8.82%) SQL
5 2 (5.88%) PHP 5
5 2 (5.88%) Python
6 1 (2.94%) C
6 1 (2.94%) C++
6 1 (2.94%) Clojure
6 1 (2.94%) PL/SQL
6 1 (2.94%) Scala
6 1 (2.94%) Shell Script
6 1 (2.94%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (2.94%) CCNA
1 1 (2.94%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (2.94%) Degree
Systems Management
1 1 (2.94%) Cisco Prime
Vendors
1 6 (17.65%) Oracle
2 3 (8.82%) Salesforce.com
2 3 (8.82%) Siebel
3 2 (5.88%) Adobe
3 2 (5.88%) Zend
4 1 (2.94%) Capita
4 1 (2.94%) CheckPoint
4 1 (2.94%) Cisco
4 1 (2.94%) Citrix
4 1 (2.94%) Juniper
4 1 (2.94%) Sitecore
4 1 (2.94%) VMware
4 1 (2.94%) Xamarin