The table below looks at the statistics for PHP 5 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 5 over the 3 months to 1 October 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
1 Oct 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
PHP 5
Rank 65 - 62
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing PHP 5 1 0 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 0.13% - 0.25%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.38% - 0.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 2
Median daily rate - - £338
UK excluding London median daily rate £275 £290 £325
% change year-on-year
-5.17% -10.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -
PHP 5
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
263 214 265
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 35.30% 29.40% 33.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 155 133 150
Median daily rate £375 £394 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.76% +12.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £265 £254
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £520 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 3 10
Median hourly rate £18.25 £17.50 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+4.28% -12.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.25 £12.30 £18.45
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £23.25 £20.70 £21.70
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.00 £39.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+5.12% +11.42%

PHP 5
Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Birmingham region citing PHP 5 as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Programming Languages category.

PHP 5 Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

PHP 5
Daily Rate Trend in Birmingham

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing PHP 5 across the Birmingham region.

PHP 5 Daily Rate Trend in Birmingham

PHP 5
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 1 October 2016, IT contractor jobs citing PHP 5 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 5.

1 2 (100.00%) HTML
1 2 (100.00%) PHP
1 2 (100.00%) CSS
1 2 (100.00%) Git (software)
1 2 (100.00%) MySQL
2 1 (50.00%) PostgreSQL
2 1 (50.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (50.00%) Mercurial
2 1 (50.00%) HTML5
2 1 (50.00%) MongoDB
2 1 (50.00%) Node.js
2 1 (50.00%) CSS3
2 1 (50.00%) Digital Media
2 1 (50.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
2 1 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (50.00%) TDD
2 1 (50.00%) Subversion
2 1 (50.00%) Ajax
2 1 (50.00%) Web Development
2 1 (50.00%) Symfony
2 1 (50.00%) jQuery
2 1 (50.00%) Network Security
2 1 (50.00%) Security Cleared
2 1 (50.00%) XML
2 1 (50.00%) OO
2 1 (50.00%) CRM
2 1 (50.00%) ERP
2 1 (50.00%) SQL
2 1 (50.00%) Java
2 1 (50.00%) JavaScript

PHP 5
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:

Communications & Networking
1 1 (50.00%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (100.00%) MySQL
2 1 (50.00%) MongoDB
2 1 (50.00%) PostgreSQL
2 1 (50.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (100.00%) Git (software)
2 1 (50.00%) Mercurial
2 1 (50.00%) Subversion
Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) Developer
1 2 (100.00%) PHP Developer
2 1 (50.00%) PHP Symfony Developer
2 1 (50.00%) Software Developer
2 1 (50.00%) Symfony Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (100.00%) CSS
1 2 (100.00%) HTML
2 1 (50.00%) Ajax
2 1 (50.00%) CSS3
2 1 (50.00%) HTML5
2 1 (50.00%) jQuery
2 1 (50.00%) Node.js
2 1 (50.00%) Symfony
2 1 (50.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
2 1 (50.00%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) Digital Media
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (50.00%) CRM
1 1 (50.00%) ERP
1 1 (50.00%) OO
1 1 (50.00%) TDD
1 1 (50.00%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 2 (100.00%) PHP
2 1 (50.00%) Java
2 1 (50.00%) JavaScript
2 1 (50.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (50.00%) Security Cleared