The first table below looks at the demand 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 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Programming Languages category for the Coventry region.

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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
PHP
Rank 28 - 31
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing PHP 12 0 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Coventry 3.68% - 1.56%
As % of the Programming Languages category 13.04% - 4.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 0 0
Average daily rate £325 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £275 £275
% change year-on-year
+18.18% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £17.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £16.50 £18.00
% change year-on-year
+112.12% -8.33%
Programming Languages Category
Coventry
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
92 44 86
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Coventry 28.22% 19.38% 33.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 70 15 48
Average daily rate £325 £300 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.33% -25.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £165 £171 £296
10% offered a daily rate of more than £458 £353 £415
UK excluding London average daily rate £333 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.30% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 6 5
Average hourly rate £30.50 £37.80 £28.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-19.31% +32.63%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £35.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+2.85% +2.94%
PHP
West Midlands

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 18 April 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 18 April 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 8 (57.14%) CRM
2 7 (50.00%) HTML
2 7 (50.00%) SQL
2 7 (50.00%) CSS
3 6 (42.86%) jQuery
3 6 (42.86%) .NET
3 6 (42.86%) JavaScript
4 5 (35.71%) VB.NET
4 5 (35.71%) SharePoint
4 5 (35.71%) Drupal
4 5 (35.71%) Alfresco
5 4 (28.57%) MySQL
5 4 (28.57%) HTML5
5 4 (28.57%) CSS3
6 3 (21.43%) Business Process Mapping
6 3 (21.43%) Java
6 3 (21.43%) XML
6 3 (21.43%) Security Cleared
6 3 (21.43%) XHTML
6 3 (21.43%) OO
6 3 (21.43%) Business Analysis
7 2 (14.29%) Zend
7 2 (14.29%) Magento
7 2 (14.29%) Smarty
7 2 (14.29%) OOP
7 2 (14.29%) E-Commerce
7 2 (14.29%) RDBMS
7 2 (14.29%) Relational Database
8 1 (7.14%) Responsive Web Design
8 1 (7.14%) Rackspace

PHP
Top Related IT Skills in Coventry by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 (35.71%) SharePoint
1 5 (35.71%) Drupal
1 5 (35.71%) Alfresco
2 1 (7.14%) CMS
2 1 (7.14%) WordPress
2 1 (7.14%) Apache
Applications
1 1 (7.14%) Adobe Illustrator
1 1 (7.14%) MS Visio
1 1 (7.14%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 2 (14.29%) Magento
2 1 (7.14%) Oracle CRM
2 1 (7.14%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 1 (7.14%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (28.57%) MySQL
2 2 (14.29%) RDBMS
2 2 (14.29%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 1 (7.14%) Subversion
General
1 1 (7.14%) Telecoms
1 1 (7.14%) Finance
1 1 (7.14%) Manufacturing
1 1 (7.14%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 7 (50.00%) Developer
2 6 (42.86%) Analyst
2 6 (42.86%) Business Analyst
3 3 (21.43%) PHP Developer
4 2 (14.29%) Technical Business Analyst
4 2 (14.29%) Technical Analyst
4 2 (14.29%) UI Developer
4 2 (14.29%) Web Developer
4 2 (14.29%) PHP Zend Developer
4 2 (14.29%) UI Programmer
5 1 (7.14%) Systems Administrator
5 1 (7.14%) Administrator
5 1 (7.14%) Interface Designer
5 1 (7.14%) Designer
5 1 (7.14%) Agile Business Analyst
5 1 (7.14%) Front-End Developer
5 1 (7.14%) UI Designer
5 1 (7.14%) Systems Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (50.00%) HTML
1 7 (50.00%) CSS
2 6 (42.86%) jQuery
2 6 (42.86%) .NET
3 4 (28.57%) HTML5
3 4 (28.57%) CSS3
4 3 (21.43%) XML
4 3 (21.43%) XHTML
5 2 (14.29%) Smarty
6 1 (7.14%) Sass
6 1 (7.14%) J2EE
6 1 (7.14%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 1 (7.14%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 1 (7.14%) Apple iOS
1 1 (7.14%) Linux
1 1 (7.14%) CentOS
1 1 (7.14%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (57.14%) CRM
2 3 (21.43%) Business Process Mapping
2 3 (21.43%) OO
2 3 (21.43%) Business Analysis
3 2 (14.29%) OOP
3 2 (14.29%) E-Commerce
4 1 (7.14%) Responsive Web Design
4 1 (7.14%) Waterfall
4 1 (7.14%) BDD
4 1 (7.14%) Migration
4 1 (7.14%) Scrum
4 1 (7.14%) Web Design
4 1 (7.14%) ERP
4 1 (7.14%) UML
4 1 (7.14%) Data Migration
4 1 (7.14%) User Acceptance Testing
4 1 (7.14%) Content Management
4 1 (7.14%) Web Development
4 1 (7.14%) TDD
4 1 (7.14%) RAD
Programming Languages
1 7 (50.00%) SQL
2 6 (42.86%) JavaScript
3 5 (35.71%) VB.NET
4 3 (21.43%) Java
5 1 (7.14%) Scala
Qualifications
1 3 (21.43%) Security Cleared
2 1 (7.14%) ISEB
Vendors
1 2 (14.29%) Zend
2 1 (7.14%) Rackspace
2 1 (7.14%) Sony
2 1 (7.14%) Microsoft
2 1 (7.14%) Adobe
2 1 (7.14%) JD Edwards
2 1 (7.14%) Oracle
2 1 (7.14%) SAP