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 22 August 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
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
PHP
Rank 39 25 29
Rank change year-on-year
-14 +4
Contract jobs citing PHP 6 8 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Coventry 1.58% 2.84% 2.95%
As % of the Programming Languages category 5.31% 10.96% 9.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 1 3
Average daily rate
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£350 £250 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+40.00% -21.87%
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £286 £285
% change year-on-year
+13.53% +0.43%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £28.50 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.55 £27.50 £19.50
% change year-on-year
+22.00% +41.02%
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
113 73 109
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Coventry 29.74% 25.89% 32.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 77 41 70
Average daily rate £320 £275 £390
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.36% -29.48%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £135 £313
10% offered a daily rate of more than £409 £375 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 1
Average hourly rate £31.50 £21.75 £31.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+44.82% -29.83%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £34.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+2.94% -2.85%

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 22 August 2014.

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 30 Related IT Skills in Coventry

For the 6 months to 22 August 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 7 (43.75%) CSS
1 7 (43.75%) Scala
2 6 (37.50%) Puppet
2 6 (37.50%) Opscode Chef
2 6 (37.50%) DevOps
2 6 (37.50%) Linux
2 6 (37.50%) Python
2 6 (37.50%) HTML
2 6 (37.50%) Perl
2 6 (37.50%) Nagios
2 6 (37.50%) Configuration Management
2 6 (37.50%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (37.50%) Continuous Integration
3 5 (31.25%) SQL
3 5 (31.25%) .NET
3 5 (31.25%) JavaScript
4 4 (25.00%) CRM
4 4 (25.00%) Magento
5 3 (18.75%) Java
5 3 (18.75%) Oracle
5 3 (18.75%) E-Commerce
5 3 (18.75%) HTML5
5 3 (18.75%) CSS3
6 2 (12.50%) Apple iOS
6 2 (12.50%) VB.NET
6 2 (12.50%) SharePoint
6 2 (12.50%) OO
6 2 (12.50%) SAP
6 2 (12.50%) MySQL
6 2 (12.50%) JD Edwards

PHP
Top Related IT Skills in Coventry by Category

For the 6 months to 22 August 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 2 (12.50%) SharePoint
1 2 (12.50%) Alfresco
1 2 (12.50%) Drupal
1 2 (12.50%) CMS
2 1 (6.25%) WordPress
2 1 (6.25%) IIS
2 1 (6.25%) ColdFusion
Applications
1 1 (6.25%) Adobe Illustrator
1 1 (6.25%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 4 (25.00%) Magento
2 2 (12.50%) Oracle CRM
3 1 (6.25%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 1 (6.25%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (6.25%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (12.50%) MySQL
2 1 (6.25%) SQL Server 2005
2 1 (6.25%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (6.25%) SQL Server
2 1 (6.25%) Oracle Database 10g
2 1 (6.25%) Oracle Database
General
1 2 (12.50%) Marketing
2 1 (6.25%) Telecoms
2 1 (6.25%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 8 (50.00%) Developer
2 6 (37.50%) DevOps Engineer
2 6 (37.50%) Linux DevOps Engineer
2 6 (37.50%) Linux Engineer
3 3 (18.75%) PHP Developer
4 2 (12.50%) UI Programmer
4 2 (12.50%) Designer
4 2 (12.50%) Business Analyst
4 2 (12.50%) Analyst
4 2 (12.50%) Web Developer
4 2 (12.50%) UI Developer
5 1 (6.25%) Interface Designer
5 1 (6.25%) Web Designer
5 1 (6.25%) ColdFusion Developer
5 1 (6.25%) PHP Web Developer
5 1 (6.25%) PHP Programmer
5 1 (6.25%) Web Programmer
5 1 (6.25%) Web Engineer
5 1 (6.25%) Front-End Developer
5 1 (6.25%) UI Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (43.75%) CSS
2 6 (37.50%) HTML
3 5 (31.25%) .NET
4 3 (18.75%) HTML5
4 3 (18.75%) CSS3
5 2 (12.50%) jQuery
6 1 (6.25%) Ajax
6 1 (6.25%) Sass
Miscellaneous
1 1 (6.25%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 6 (37.50%) Linux
2 2 (12.50%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (37.50%) DevOps
1 6 (37.50%) Configuration Management
1 6 (37.50%) Agile Software Development
1 6 (37.50%) Continuous Integration
2 4 (25.00%) CRM
3 3 (18.75%) E-Commerce
4 2 (12.50%) OO
5 1 (6.25%) Web Design
5 1 (6.25%) Content Management
5 1 (6.25%) Software Engineering
5 1 (6.25%) Systems Analysis
5 1 (6.25%) Business Analysis
5 1 (6.25%) Web Development
5 1 (6.25%) ERP
5 1 (6.25%) Responsive Web Design
5 1 (6.25%) Business Process Mapping
Programming Languages
1 7 (43.75%) Scala
2 6 (37.50%) Python
2 6 (37.50%) Perl
3 5 (31.25%) SQL
3 5 (31.25%) JavaScript
4 3 (18.75%) Java
5 2 (12.50%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 1 (6.25%) Security Cleared
1 1 (6.25%) ISEB
Systems Management
1 6 (37.50%) Puppet
1 6 (37.50%) Opscode Chef
1 6 (37.50%) Nagios
Vendors
1 3 (18.75%) Oracle
2 2 (12.50%) SAP
2 2 (12.50%) JD Edwards
3 1 (6.25%) Sony
3 1 (6.25%) Microsoft
3 1 (6.25%) Adobe
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
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Rate: £400 - £425 per day
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