The table below looks at the statistics for PHP skills in IT contracts advertised for the Coventry region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited PHP over the 3 months to 12 September 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
12 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
PHP
Rank 31 28 24
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -4
Contract jobs citing PHP 10 6 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Coventry 2.66% 2.07% 2.81%
As % of the Programming Languages category 8.20% 8.11% 8.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 1 3
Average daily rate
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£394 £250 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+57.50% -21.87%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £363 £250 £168
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £250 £344
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £285 £284
% change year-on-year
+14.03% +0.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £28.00 £26.50 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+5.66% +17.77%
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 Coventry region.

Programming Languages Category
Coventry
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
122 74 108
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Coventry 32.45% 25.52% 33.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 78 43 72
Average daily rate £320 £275 £379
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.36% -27.39%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £135 £252
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £350 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 1 2
Average hourly rate £29.50 £15.00 £30.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+96.66% -50.81%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.00 £15.00 £30.10
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £31.50 £15.00 £30.90
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £33.25 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+5.26% -5.00%

PHP
Jobs Demand Trend in Coventry

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

PHP Jobs Demand Trend in Coventry

PHP
Daily Rate Trend in Coventry

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

PHP Daily Rate Trend in Coventry

PHP
Hourly Rate Trend in Coventry

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing PHP across the Coventry region.

PHP Hourly Rate Trend in Coventry

PHP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Coventry

For the 6 months to 12 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Coventry region citing PHP 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.

1 9 (45.00%) Magento
2 8 (40.00%) Puppet
2 8 (40.00%) Opscode Chef
2 8 (40.00%) DevOps
2 8 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (40.00%) Python
2 8 (40.00%) Perl
2 8 (40.00%) Linux
2 8 (40.00%) E-Commerce
3 7 (35.00%) OO
4 6 (30.00%) CSS
4 6 (30.00%) Nagios
4 6 (30.00%) Configuration Management
4 6 (30.00%) Continuous Integration
4 6 (30.00%) Scala
5 5 (25.00%) OO PHP
5 5 (25.00%) CMS
5 5 (25.00%) HTML
6 4 (20.00%) Java
6 4 (20.00%) JavaScript
6 4 (20.00%) Content Management
7 3 (15.00%) SQL
7 3 (15.00%) MySQL
7 3 (15.00%) Oracle
8 2 (10.00%) .NET
8 2 (10.00%) SAP
8 2 (10.00%) Oracle CRM
8 2 (10.00%) CRM
8 2 (10.00%) JD Edwards
8 2 (10.00%) Shell Script

PHP
Top Related IT Skills in Coventry by Category

For the 6 months to 12 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Coventry region citing PHP 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. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 5 (25.00%) CMS
2 2 (10.00%) OpenStack
3 1 (5.00%) Drupal
3 1 (5.00%) WordPress
3 1 (5.00%) IIS
3 1 (5.00%) ColdFusion
Applications
1 1 (5.00%) Photoshop
1 1 (5.00%) Adobe Illustrator
Business Applications
1 9 (45.00%) Magento
2 2 (10.00%) Oracle CRM
Cloud Services
1 2 (10.00%) Cloud Computing
1 2 (10.00%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (5.00%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (15.00%) MySQL
2 1 (5.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (5.00%) Oracle Database 10g
2 1 (5.00%) SQL Server 2005
2 1 (5.00%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (5.00%) Oracle Database
General
1 2 (10.00%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 9 (45.00%) Developer
2 8 (40.00%) DevOps Engineer
3 6 (30.00%) Linux Engineer
3 6 (30.00%) Linux DevOps Engineer
4 4 (20.00%) PHP Developer
5 3 (15.00%) Magento Developer
6 2 (10.00%) Architect
7 1 (5.00%) Software Engineer
7 1 (5.00%) PHP Magento Developer
7 1 (5.00%) Web Engineer
7 1 (5.00%) Drupal Developer
7 1 (5.00%) Designer
7 1 (5.00%) PHP Web Developer
7 1 (5.00%) PHP Programmer
7 1 (5.00%) Web Programmer
7 1 (5.00%) Web Developer
7 1 (5.00%) Consultant
7 1 (5.00%) Programmer
7 1 (5.00%) Web Designer
7 1 (5.00%) ColdFusion Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (30.00%) CSS
2 5 (25.00%) HTML
3 2 (10.00%) .NET
3 2 (10.00%) jQuery
3 2 (10.00%) HTML5
3 2 (10.00%) CSS3
4 1 (5.00%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 1 (5.00%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 8 (40.00%) Linux
2 2 (10.00%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (40.00%) E-Commerce
1 8 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
1 8 (40.00%) DevOps
2 7 (35.00%) OO
3 6 (30.00%) Configuration Management
3 6 (30.00%) Continuous Integration
4 5 (25.00%) OO PHP
5 4 (20.00%) Content Management
6 2 (10.00%) CRM
7 1 (5.00%) Software Engineering
7 1 (5.00%) Systems Analysis
7 1 (5.00%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 8 (40.00%) Perl
1 8 (40.00%) Python
2 6 (30.00%) Scala
3 4 (20.00%) Java
3 4 (20.00%) JavaScript
4 3 (15.00%) SQL
5 2 (10.00%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 1 (5.00%) Security Cleared
Systems Management
1 8 (40.00%) Puppet
1 8 (40.00%) Opscode Chef
2 6 (30.00%) Nagios
Vendors
1 3 (15.00%) Oracle
2 2 (10.00%) SAP
2 2 (10.00%) JD Edwards
2 2 (10.00%) Rackspace
3 1 (5.00%) Sony
3 1 (5.00%) Adobe
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Rate: £400 - £500 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
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Rate: competitive
Posted: 5 days ago
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esynergy Solutions - UK
Rate: £350 - £400 per day
Posted: 13 days ago
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esynergy Solutions - UK
Rate: £350 - £400 per day + Negotiable
Posted: 18 days ago
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The Student world
Rate: From £25,000 to £35,000 per annum (pro rata)
Posted: 19 days ago