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 27 August 2015 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
27 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
PHP
Rank 35 39 27
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -12
Contract jobs citing PHP 9 7 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Coventry 2.56% 1.79% 2.88%
As % of the Programming Languages category 8.04% 5.74% 10.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 6 1
Average daily rate
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£288 £350 £250
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-17.85% +40.00%
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £325 £288
% change year-on-year
-7.69% +13.04%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £28.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.75 £33.55 £27.00
% change year-on-year
-44.11% +24.25%
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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 Coventry region.

Programming Languages Category
Coventry
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
112 122 73
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Coventry 31.82% 31.12% 26.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 80 84 41
Average daily rate £300 £320 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.25% +16.36%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £190 £225 £135
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £425 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £370 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+5.71% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 2 2
Average hourly rate £23.75 £31.50 £21.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-24.60% +44.82%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £38.50 £35.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+10.00% +2.94%

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 27 August 2015.

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 27 August 2015, 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 12 (92.31%) MySQL
2 8 (61.54%) JavaScript
3 7 (53.85%) HTML
3 7 (53.85%) CSS
4 4 (30.77%) .NET
4 4 (30.77%) jQuery
4 4 (30.77%) HTML5
4 4 (30.77%) Laravel
5 3 (23.08%) Marketing
5 3 (23.08%) C#
6 2 (15.38%) C++
6 2 (15.38%) SQL
6 2 (15.38%) Oracle
6 2 (15.38%) OO
6 2 (15.38%) Project Management
6 2 (15.38%) XHTML
6 2 (15.38%) Web Development
6 2 (15.38%) JSON
6 2 (15.38%) Digital Marketing
6 2 (15.38%) Agile Software Development
6 2 (15.38%) TDD
6 2 (15.38%) Software Engineering
6 2 (15.38%) LAMP
6 2 (15.38%) Games
6 2 (15.38%) Social Media
6 2 (15.38%) Facebook
6 2 (15.38%) Ajax
6 2 (15.38%) Mobile App
7 1 (7.69%) Xbox
7 1 (7.69%) Marionette.js

PHP
Top Related IT Skills in Coventry by Category

For the 6 months to 27 August 2015, 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 (7.69%) CMS
1 1 (7.69%) Umbraco
1 1 (7.69%) WordPress
Business Applications
1 1 (7.69%) Magento
Communications & Networking
1 1 (7.69%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (92.31%) MySQL
General
1 3 (23.08%) Marketing
2 2 (15.38%) Games
Job Titles
1 9 (69.23%) Developer
2 7 (53.85%) PHP Developer
3 2 (15.38%) Project Manager
3 2 (15.38%) Digital Project Manager
3 2 (15.38%) Web Developer
4 1 (7.69%) Programmer
4 1 (7.69%) Lead Developer
4 1 (7.69%) Games Developer
4 1 (7.69%) Games Programmer
4 1 (7.69%) C++ Software Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) C# Software Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) Lead PHP Developer
4 1 (7.69%) PHP MySQL Developer
4 1 (7.69%) PHP Magento Developer
4 1 (7.69%) Magento Developer
4 1 (7.69%) Software Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) PHP Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (53.85%) HTML
1 7 (53.85%) CSS
2 4 (30.77%) .NET
2 4 (30.77%) jQuery
2 4 (30.77%) HTML5
2 4 (30.77%) Laravel
3 2 (15.38%) LAMP
3 2 (15.38%) Ajax
3 2 (15.38%) JSON
3 2 (15.38%) XHTML
4 1 (7.69%) Middleware
4 1 (7.69%) ASP.NET
4 1 (7.69%) RESTful
4 1 (7.69%) Backbone.js
4 1 (7.69%) KnockoutJS
4 1 (7.69%) Ember.js
4 1 (7.69%) AngularJS
4 1 (7.69%) Marionette.js
Miscellaneous
1 2 (15.38%) Social Media
1 2 (15.38%) Mobile App
2 1 (7.69%) Xbox
2 1 (7.69%) PlayStation
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (15.38%) OO
1 2 (15.38%) Project Management
1 2 (15.38%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (15.38%) TDD
1 2 (15.38%) Software Engineering
1 2 (15.38%) Web Development
1 2 (15.38%) Digital Marketing
2 1 (7.69%) Open Source
2 1 (7.69%) Graceful Degradation
2 1 (7.69%) MVC
2 1 (7.69%) Validation
2 1 (7.69%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 8 (61.54%) JavaScript
2 3 (23.08%) C#
3 2 (15.38%) C++
3 2 (15.38%) SQL
4 1 (7.69%) Python
4 1 (7.69%) Perl
Vendors
1 2 (15.38%) Oracle
1 2 (15.38%) Facebook
2 1 (7.69%) Twitter