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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited PHP 5 over the 3 months to 9 February 2016 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
9 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
PHP 5
Rank - - 47
Contract jobs citing PHP 5 0 0 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham - - 0.35%
As % of the Programming Languages category - - 1.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 1
Average daily rate - - £300
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £375 £325
% change year-on-year
-13.33% +15.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average 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
222 157 199
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 32.79% 25.70% 34.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 144 103 116
Average daily rate £340 £350 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.85% +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £223
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £444
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 5 5
Average hourly rate £14.25 £13.00 £25.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+9.61% -48.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.05 £11.80 £16.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.45 £22.50 £32.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £35.50 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+12.67% +4.41%

PHP 5
Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing PHP 5 across the Birmingham region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 11 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Birmingham region citing PHP 5 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 PHP 5.

1 1 (100.00%) HTML
1 1 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 1 (100.00%) PHP
1 1 (100.00%) MySQL
1 1 (100.00%) CSS
1 1 (100.00%) MVC
1 1 (100.00%) CodeIgniter
1 1 (100.00%) jQuery
1 1 (100.00%) HTML5
1 1 (100.00%) CSS3
1 1 (100.00%) Twitter Bootstrap

PHP 5
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Birmingham region citing PHP 5 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 PHP 5. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (100.00%) MySQL
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Developer
1 1 (100.00%) MySQL Developer
1 1 (100.00%) PHP CodeIgniter Developer
1 1 (100.00%) PHP Developer
1 1 (100.00%) PHP MySQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (100.00%) CodeIgniter
1 1 (100.00%) CSS
1 1 (100.00%) CSS3
1 1 (100.00%) HTML
1 1 (100.00%) HTML5
1 1 (100.00%) jQuery
1 1 (100.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) MVC
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 1 (100.00%) PHP