The first table below looks at the demand for PHP5 skills in IT contracts advertised for the Birmingham region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited PHP5 over the 3 months to 11 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Programming Languages category for the Birmingham region.

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.

Location
3 months to
11 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
PHP 5
Rank 56 54 54
Rank change year-on-year
-2 0
Contract jobs citing PHP5 5 1 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 0.73% 0.17% 0.78%
As % of the Programming Languages category 2.31% 0.58% 2.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 1 5
Average daily rate
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£300 £240 £250
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+25.00% -4.00%
UK excluding London average daily rate £320 £275 £275
% change year-on-year
+16.36% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £32.50
Programming Languages Category
Birmingham
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
216 173 233
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 31.63% 30.19% 36.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 140 96 124
Average daily rate £313 £325 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.84% +8.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £245 £234 £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £425 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 5 7
Average hourly rate £25.00 £37.00 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-32.43% +13.84%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.00 £12.88 £22.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £36.50 £175.00 £39.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £35.00
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PHP5
Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing PHP5 across the Birmingham region as a proportion of the total demand within the Programming Languages category.

PHP5 Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

PHP5
Daily Rate Trend in Birmingham

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing PHP5 across the Birmingham region.

PHP5 Daily Rate Trend in Birmingham

PHP5
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 11 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Birmingham region citing PHP5 also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited PHP5.

1 7 (100.00%) HTML
1 7 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 7 (100.00%) PHP
2 6 (85.71%) MySQL
2 6 (85.71%) CSS
2 6 (85.71%) jQuery
3 5 (71.43%) Ajax
3 5 (71.43%) PHP4
3 5 (71.43%) OOP
3 5 (71.43%) MVC
4 4 (57.14%) Subversion
4 4 (57.14%) ActionScript
5 3 (42.86%) Project Management
6 2 (28.57%) Ruby
6 2 (28.57%) Ruby on Rails
6 2 (28.57%) CSS3
6 2 (28.57%) Open Source
6 2 (28.57%) HTML5
7 1 (14.29%) Memory Management
7 1 (14.29%) RubyGems
7 1 (14.29%) Puppet
7 1 (14.29%) NoSQL
7 1 (14.29%) Apple iOS
7 1 (14.29%) Sinatra
7 1 (14.29%) Node.js
7 1 (14.29%) WebGL
7 1 (14.29%) Backbone.js
7 1 (14.29%) Analytics
7 1 (14.29%) Mobile App
7 1 (14.29%) Vagrant

PHP5
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 11 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Birmingham region citing PHP5 also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited PHP5. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (14.29%) CMS
1 1 (14.29%) WordPress
1 1 (14.29%) Node.js
Applications
1 1 (14.29%) Photoshop
1 1 (14.29%) Adobe Illustrator
Business Applications
1 1 (14.29%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 1 (14.29%) Amazon EC2
1 1 (14.29%) Amazon AWS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (85.71%) MySQL
2 1 (14.29%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 4 (57.14%) Subversion
2 1 (14.29%) RubyGems
2 1 (14.29%) Grunt
Job Titles
1 6 (85.71%) Developer
2 5 (71.43%) PHP Developer
3 1 (14.29%) Software Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Web Developer
3 1 (14.29%) Senior Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (100.00%) HTML
2 6 (85.71%) CSS
2 6 (85.71%) jQuery
3 5 (71.43%) Ajax
4 2 (28.57%) Ruby on Rails
4 2 (28.57%) HTML5
4 2 (28.57%) CSS3
5 1 (14.29%) Backbone.js
5 1 (14.29%) Sinatra
5 1 (14.29%) WebGL
5 1 (14.29%) Symfony
5 1 (14.29%) SVG
Miscellaneous
1 2 (28.57%) Open Source
2 1 (14.29%) Mobile App
2 1 (14.29%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 1 (14.29%) Linux
1 1 (14.29%) Fedora
1 1 (14.29%) Ubuntu
1 1 (14.29%) Android
1 1 (14.29%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (71.43%) MVC
1 5 (71.43%) OOP
2 3 (42.86%) Project Management
3 1 (14.29%) Process Management
3 1 (14.29%) OO
3 1 (14.29%) E-Commerce
3 1 (14.29%) SEO
3 1 (14.29%) TDD
3 1 (14.29%) Content Management
3 1 (14.29%) Software Engineering
3 1 (14.29%) Web Development
3 1 (14.29%) Resource Management
3 1 (14.29%) Continuous Integration
3 1 (14.29%) Memory Management
3 1 (14.29%) Analytics
Programming Languages
1 7 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 7 (100.00%) PHP
2 5 (71.43%) PHP4
3 4 (57.14%) ActionScript
4 2 (28.57%) Ruby
5 1 (14.29%) Python
5 1 (14.29%) SQL
5 1 (14.29%) Perl
Systems Management
1 1 (14.29%) Puppet
1 1 (14.29%) Vagrant
Vendors
1 1 (14.29%) Adobe
1 1 (14.29%) Sony