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 October 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
30 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
PHP
Rank 30 27 29
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +2
Contract jobs citing PHP 11 6 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Coventry 3.25% 2.30% 1.44%
As % of the Programming Languages category 9.24% 8.33% 5.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 4 0
Average daily rate
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£375 £263 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+42.85% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £290 £288
% change year-on-year
+12.06% +0.86%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £30.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+25.00% -
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
119 72 78
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Coventry 35.21% 27.59% 28.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 68 44 45
Average daily rate £325 £300 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.33% -7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £235 £175 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £463 £375 £410
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 0 1
Average hourly rate £28.69 - £30.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £33.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+4.47% -4.28%

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 October 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 30 October 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%) Perl
2 8 (40.00%) Linux
2 8 (40.00%) Python
2 8 (40.00%) E-Commerce
3 6 (30.00%) CMS
3 6 (30.00%) Nagios
3 6 (30.00%) Configuration Management
3 6 (30.00%) Scala
3 6 (30.00%) Continuous Integration
4 5 (25.00%) OO PHP
4 5 (25.00%) OO
4 5 (25.00%) MySQL
5 3 (15.00%) Content Management
5 3 (15.00%) CSS
6 2 (10.00%) HTML
6 2 (10.00%) Java
6 2 (10.00%) JavaScript
6 2 (10.00%) Shell Script
6 2 (10.00%) jQuery
6 2 (10.00%) OpenStack
6 2 (10.00%) Rackspace
6 2 (10.00%) Cloud Computing
6 2 (10.00%) Microsoft Azure
7 1 (5.00%) HTML5
7 1 (5.00%) WordPress

PHP
Top Related IT Skills in Coventry by Category

For the 6 months to 30 October 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 6 (30.00%) CMS
2 2 (10.00%) OpenStack
3 1 (5.00%) WordPress
3 1 (5.00%) Drupal
3 1 (5.00%) IIS
3 1 (5.00%) ColdFusion
Business Applications
1 9 (45.00%) Magento
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 5 (25.00%) MySQL
2 1 (5.00%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (5.00%) SQL Server 2005
2 1 (5.00%) Oracle Database
2 1 (5.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (5.00%) Oracle Database 10g
Job Titles
1 9 (45.00%) Developer
2 8 (40.00%) DevOps Engineer
3 6 (30.00%) Linux DevOps Engineer
3 6 (30.00%) Linux Engineer
4 5 (25.00%) Magento Developer
4 5 (25.00%) PHP Developer
5 4 (20.00%) Web Developer
5 4 (20.00%) PHP Web Developer
6 3 (15.00%) PHP Programmer
6 3 (15.00%) Web Programmer
6 3 (15.00%) PHP Magento Developer
6 3 (15.00%) Programmer
7 2 (10.00%) Architect
8 1 (5.00%) Designer
8 1 (5.00%) Drupal Developer
8 1 (5.00%) Web Engineer
8 1 (5.00%) PHP MySQL Developer
8 1 (5.00%) Software Engineer
8 1 (5.00%) Consultant
8 1 (5.00%) Web Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (15.00%) CSS
2 2 (10.00%) HTML
2 2 (10.00%) jQuery
3 1 (5.00%) HTML5
3 1 (5.00%) Ajax
3 1 (5.00%) CSS3
Operating Systems
1 8 (40.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (40.00%) DevOps
1 8 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
1 8 (40.00%) E-Commerce
2 6 (30.00%) Configuration Management
2 6 (30.00%) Continuous Integration
3 5 (25.00%) OO PHP
3 5 (25.00%) OO
4 3 (15.00%) Content Management
5 1 (5.00%) Software Engineering
5 1 (5.00%) Systems Analysis
5 1 (5.00%) OOP
5 1 (5.00%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 8 (40.00%) Perl
1 8 (40.00%) Python
2 6 (30.00%) Scala
3 2 (10.00%) Java
3 2 (10.00%) JavaScript
3 2 (10.00%) Shell Script
4 1 (5.00%) SQL
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 2 (10.00%) Rackspace
2 1 (5.00%) Oracle
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
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