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 30 April 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.

3 months to
30 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
PHP
Rank 44 33 26
Rank change year-on-year
-11 -7
Contract jobs citing PHP 4 5 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Coventry 1.05% 1.53% 3.86%
As % of the Programming Languages category 2.94% 5.15% 13.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 4 12
Average daily rate £265 £306 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-13.46% -9.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £233 £204 £277
10% offered a daily rate of more than £333 £356 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £300 £325
% change year-on-year
+8.33% -7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £30.20 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-43.70% -13.71%
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
136 97 95
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Coventry 35.60% 29.66% 28.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 98 65 74
Average daily rate £388 £320 £315
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+21.09% +1.58%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £165
10% offered a daily rate of more than £470 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £333
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +5.18%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 3 1
Average hourly rate £35.00 £22.50 £30.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+55.55% -26.22%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £38.00 £36.00 £36.50
% change year-on-year
+5.55% -1.36%

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
Daily Rate Histogram in Coventry

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing PHP across the Coventry region over the 3 months to 30 April 2016.

PHP Daily Rate Histogram 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 27 Related IT Skills in Coventry

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, 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 4 (80.00%) HTML
1 4 (80.00%) JavaScript
1 4 (80.00%) CSS
2 3 (60.00%) MySQL
2 3 (60.00%) jQuery
2 3 (60.00%) HTML5
2 3 (60.00%) CSS3
3 2 (40.00%) Linux
4 1 (20.00%) Apache
4 1 (20.00%) CRM
4 1 (20.00%) ERP
4 1 (20.00%) Adobe
4 1 (20.00%) .NET
4 1 (20.00%) Java
4 1 (20.00%) Photoshop
4 1 (20.00%) LAMP
4 1 (20.00%) Adobe Illustrator
4 1 (20.00%) Web Development
4 1 (20.00%) Network Security
4 1 (20.00%) WordPress
4 1 (20.00%) Magento
4 1 (20.00%) Git (software)
4 1 (20.00%) Digital Media
4 1 (20.00%) Sass
4 1 (20.00%) LESS
4 1 (20.00%) Front End Development
4 1 (20.00%) Adobe Creative Cloud

PHP
Top Related IT Skills in Coventry by Category

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, 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 1 (20.00%) Apache
1 1 (20.00%) WordPress
Applications
1 1 (20.00%) Adobe Illustrator
1 1 (20.00%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 1 (20.00%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 1 (20.00%) Adobe Creative Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 1 (20.00%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (60.00%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 1 (20.00%) Git (software)
Job Titles
1 5 (100.00%) Developer
2 3 (60.00%) HTML Developer
2 3 (60.00%) JavaScript Developer
2 3 (60.00%) PHP Developer
3 2 (40.00%) HTML CSS Developer
3 2 (40.00%) MySQL Developer
3 2 (40.00%) PHP MySQL Developer
4 1 (20.00%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
4 1 (20.00%) Lead Developer
4 1 (20.00%) Lead PHP Developer
4 1 (20.00%) Magento Developer
4 1 (20.00%) PHP Magento Developer
4 1 (20.00%) WordPress Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (80.00%) CSS
1 4 (80.00%) HTML
2 3 (60.00%) CSS3
2 3 (60.00%) HTML5
2 3 (60.00%) jQuery
3 1 (20.00%) .NET
3 1 (20.00%) LAMP
3 1 (20.00%) LESS
3 1 (20.00%) Sass
Miscellaneous
1 1 (20.00%) Digital Media
Operating Systems
1 2 (40.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (20.00%) CRM
1 1 (20.00%) ERP
1 1 (20.00%) Front End Development
1 1 (20.00%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 4 (80.00%) JavaScript
2 1 (20.00%) Java
Vendors
1 1 (20.00%) Adobe