The first table below looks at the demand for PHP skills in IT contracts advertised for the Midlands region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited PHP over the 3 months to 31 July 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 Midlands 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
31 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
PHP
Rank 20 28 -
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -
Contract jobs citing PHP 5 2 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the Midlands 2.89% 0.91% -
As % of the Programming Languages category 11.36% 2.47% -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 0
Average daily rate
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£250 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £275 £284
% change year-on-year
+18.18% -3.08%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £31.00 £22.66 £18.00
% change year-on-year
+36.80% +25.88%
Programming Languages Category
Midlands
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
44 81 101
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the Midlands 25.43% 36.82% 36.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 14 23
Average daily rate £325 £450 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-27.77% +20.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £151 £198 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £700 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 7
Average hourly rate £175.00 £175.00 £40.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +337.50%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £35.00
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PHP
Jobs Demand Trend in the Midlands

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing PHP across the Midlands region as a proportion of the total demand within 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
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 7 Related IT Skills in the Midlands

For the 6 months to 31 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Midlands 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 4 (80.00%) HTML
1 4 (80.00%) Flash
1 4 (80.00%) Marketing
1 4 (80.00%) WordPress
2 1 (20.00%) WebSphere
2 1 (20.00%) Retail
2 1 (20.00%) E-Commerce

PHP
Top Related IT Skills in the Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Midlands 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 4 (80.00%) WordPress
2 1 (20.00%) WebSphere
General
1 4 (80.00%) Marketing
2 1 (20.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 4 (80.00%) Developer
1 4 (80.00%) Front-End Developer
2 1 (20.00%) Business Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (80.00%) HTML
1 4 (80.00%) Flash
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (20.00%) E-Commerce