The table below looks at the statistics 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 19 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in 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.

Location
3 months to
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
PHP 5
Rank 54 51 47
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -4
Contract jobs citing PHP5 5 4 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 0.77% 0.65% 0.20%
As % of the Programming Languages category 2.78% 1.71% 0.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 3 0
Average daily rate
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£225 £300 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-25.00% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £300 £280
% change year-on-year
+8.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.35 £32.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-31.23% +8.33%
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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
180 234 170
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 27.82% 37.93% 33.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 121 144 80
Average daily rate £331 £325 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.92% +8.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £190 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £450 £405
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 6 9
Average hourly rate £20.00 £23.50 £31.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-14.89% -24.19%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.70 £15.40 £27.40
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.40 £37.50 £44.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.50 £33.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+7.57% -5.71%

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 19 December 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 8 (100.00%) HTML
1 8 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 8 (100.00%) PHP
1 8 (100.00%) MySQL
1 8 (100.00%) CSS
1 8 (100.00%) Ajax
2 7 (87.50%) MVC
3 6 (75.00%) OOP
4 5 (62.50%) Drupal
5 4 (50.00%) jQuery
5 4 (50.00%) Yii
5 4 (50.00%) OO
6 3 (37.50%) PHP4
7 2 (25.00%) Subversion
7 2 (25.00%) Project Management
7 2 (25.00%) ActionScript
8 1 (12.50%) Amazon EC2
8 1 (12.50%) Social Media
8 1 (12.50%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 1 (12.50%) Technical Architecture
8 1 (12.50%) Taxonomies
8 1 (12.50%) Blog
8 1 (12.50%) Time Management
8 1 (12.50%) Web Application Development
8 1 (12.50%) User Experience
8 1 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
8 1 (12.50%) Apache
8 1 (12.50%) MS Excel
8 1 (12.50%) Microsoft
8 1 (12.50%) Salesforce.com

PHP5
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 5 (62.50%) Drupal
2 1 (12.50%) Apache
2 1 (12.50%) IIS
Applications
1 1 (12.50%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (12.50%) Amazon EC2
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (100.00%) MySQL
2 1 (12.50%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 1 (12.50%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (25.00%) Subversion
Job Titles
1 7 (87.50%) PHP Developer
1 7 (87.50%) Developer
2 4 (50.00%) PHP Drupal Developer
3 1 (12.50%) Architect
3 1 (12.50%) Drupal Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (100.00%) HTML
1 8 (100.00%) CSS
1 8 (100.00%) Ajax
2 4 (50.00%) jQuery
2 4 (50.00%) Yii
3 1 (12.50%) LAMP
3 1 (12.50%) Web Services
3 1 (12.50%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (12.50%) Social Media
1 1 (12.50%) Taxonomies
1 1 (12.50%) Blog
1 1 (12.50%) User Experience
1 1 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (87.50%) MVC
2 6 (75.00%) OOP
3 4 (50.00%) OO
4 2 (25.00%) Project Management
5 1 (12.50%) Technical Architecture
5 1 (12.50%) Time Management
5 1 (12.50%) Web Application Development
5 1 (12.50%) SEO
Programming Languages
1 8 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 8 (100.00%) PHP
2 3 (37.50%) PHP4
3 2 (25.00%) ActionScript
4 1 (12.50%) SQL
Vendors
1 1 (12.50%) Microsoft
1 1 (12.50%) Salesforce.com