The table below looks at the statistics for PHP skills in IT contracts advertised for the Midlands region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited PHP over the 3 months to 11 December 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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
11 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
PHP
Rank 18 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing PHP 2 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the Midlands 1.54% - -
As % of the Programming Languages category 6.90% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 0
Median daily rate £425 - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+15.38% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.50 £30.00 £33.50
% change year-on-year
-15.00% -10.44%
PHP
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Programming Languages category in contract jobs advertised in the Midlands region.

Programming Languages Category
Midlands
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
29 36 45
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the Midlands 22.31% 21.05% 28.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 21 14
Median daily rate £500 £350 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+42.85% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £328 £275 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £550 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £393 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 3
Median hourly rate - - £35.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £38.00 £35.75
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +6.29%

PHP
Jobs Demand Trend in the Midlands

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Midlands region citing PHP as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Programming Languages category.

PHP Jobs Demand Trend in the Midlands

PHP
Daily Rate Trend in the Midlands

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing PHP across the Midlands region.

PHP Daily Rate Trend in the Midlands

PHP
Daily Rate Histogram in the Midlands

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing PHP across the Midlands region over the 3 months to 11 December 2016.

PHP Daily Rate Histogram in the Midlands

PHP
Hourly Rate Trend in the Midlands

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing PHP across the Midlands region.

PHP Hourly Rate Trend in the Midlands

PHP
Top 18 Related IT Skills in the Midlands

For the 6 months to 11 December 2016, IT contractor jobs citing PHP also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Midlands region with a requirement for PHP.

1 2 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (66.67%) Symfony
1 2 (66.67%) User Acceptance Testing
1 2 (66.67%) Continuous Integration
1 2 (66.67%) Git (software)
1 2 (66.67%) PostgreSQL
1 2 (66.67%) OO
1 2 (66.67%) HTTP
1 2 (66.67%) Behat
1 2 (66.67%) Jenkins
1 2 (66.67%) Relational Database
1 2 (66.67%) OO PHP
1 2 (66.67%) Docker
1 2 (66.67%) Mentoring
1 2 (66.67%) Doctrine
1 2 (66.67%) Case Management
1 2 (66.67%) BDD
2 1 (33.33%) Moodle

PHP
Top Related IT Skills in the Midlands by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 1 (33.33%) Moodle
Communications & Networking
1 2 (66.67%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (66.67%) PostgreSQL
1 2 (66.67%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 2 (66.67%) Git (software)
1 2 (66.67%) Jenkins
Job Titles
1 3 (100.00%) Developer
1 3 (100.00%) PHP Developer
2 2 (66.67%) PHP Symfony Developer
2 2 (66.67%) Symfony Developer
3 1 (33.33%) Moodle Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (66.67%) Behat
1 2 (66.67%) Doctrine
1 2 (66.67%) Symfony
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (66.67%) BDD
1 2 (66.67%) Case Management
1 2 (66.67%) Continuous Integration
1 2 (66.67%) Mentoring
1 2 (66.67%) OO
1 2 (66.67%) OO PHP
1 2 (66.67%) User Acceptance Testing
System Software
1 2 (66.67%) Docker