The table below looks at the statistics for PHP skills in IT contracts advertised for the Shropshire region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited PHP over the 3 months to 18 January 2017 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
18 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
PHP
West Midlands / Shropshire
Rank 29 43 30
Rank change year-on-year
+14 -13
Contract jobs citing PHP 2 1 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Shropshire 1.10% 0.32% 0.70%
As % of the Programming Languages category 2.70% 0.99% 1.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 1
Median daily rate - £550 £238
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +131.57%
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £31.45 £35.00 £22.35
% change year-on-year
-10.14% +56.59%

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

Programming Languages Category
Shropshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
74 101 78
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Shropshire 40.66% 32.69% 54.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 27 23 46
Median daily rate £451 £470 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.04% +17.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £310 £258
10% offered a daily rate of more than £555 £550 £441
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 0 2
Median hourly rate £10.62 - £20.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.00 £39.00 £35.18
% change year-on-year
+5.12% +10.87%

PHP
Jobs Demand Trend in Shropshire

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

PHP Jobs Demand Trend in Shropshire

PHP
Daily Rate Trend in Shropshire

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

PHP Daily Rate Trend in Shropshire

PHP
Hourly Rate Trend in Shropshire

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

PHP Hourly Rate Trend in Shropshire

PHP
Contract Job Locations in Shropshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing PHP within the Shropshire region over the 3 months to 18 January 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Telford - 2 - - 2
PHP
West Midlands

PHP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Shropshire

For the 6 months to 18 January 2017, 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 Shropshire region with a requirement for PHP.

1 8 (80.00%) Java
2 7 (70.00%) JavaScript
2 7 (70.00%) Web Development
3 5 (50.00%) Network Security
3 5 (50.00%) Digital Media
3 5 (50.00%) CRM
3 5 (50.00%) ERP
4 3 (30.00%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (30.00%) SQL
4 3 (30.00%) Git (software)
4 3 (30.00%) Amazon AWS
5 2 (20.00%) Microsoft Azure
5 2 (20.00%) WordPress
5 2 (20.00%) Automated Testing
5 2 (20.00%) JIRA
5 2 (20.00%) .NET
5 2 (20.00%) SQL Server
5 2 (20.00%) MySQL
5 2 (20.00%) Python
5 2 (20.00%) MS Access
5 2 (20.00%) Business Intelligence
5 2 (20.00%) Active Directory
5 2 (20.00%) CMS
6 1 (10.00%) Scrum
6 1 (10.00%) DNS
6 1 (10.00%) HTML
6 1 (10.00%) JMeter
6 1 (10.00%) Validation
6 1 (10.00%) TDD
6 1 (10.00%) Billing

PHP
Top Related IT Skills in Shropshire 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 2 (20.00%) CMS
1 2 (20.00%) WordPress
2 1 (10.00%) Confluence
2 1 (10.00%) Elasticsearch
Cloud Services
1 3 (30.00%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (20.00%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 5 (50.00%) Network Security
2 1 (10.00%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (20.00%) MS Access
1 2 (20.00%) MySQL
1 2 (20.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 3 (30.00%) Git (software)
2 2 (20.00%) JIRA
3 1 (10.00%) Cucumber
3 1 (10.00%) Jenkins
3 1 (10.00%) JMeter
3 1 (10.00%) JUnit
3 1 (10.00%) SoapUI
General
1 1 (10.00%) Billing
Job Titles
1 5 (50.00%) Developer
2 2 (20.00%) Consultant
2 2 (20.00%) PHP Developer
3 1 (10.00%) Active Directory Consultant
3 1 (10.00%) Agile Tester
3 1 (10.00%) Architect
3 1 (10.00%) Automation Tester
3 1 (10.00%) Cloud Architect
3 1 (10.00%) Cloud Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Cloud Infrastructure Architect
3 1 (10.00%) Cloud Infrastructure Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) DevOps Consultant
3 1 (10.00%) Infrastructure Architect
3 1 (10.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Integration Developer
3 1 (10.00%) Ruby Developer
3 1 (10.00%) Splunk Consultant
3 1 (10.00%) Test Manager
3 1 (10.00%) Tester
3 1 (10.00%) webMethods Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (20.00%) .NET
2 1 (10.00%) CSS
2 1 (10.00%) ELK Stack
2 1 (10.00%) HTML
2 1 (10.00%) J2EE
2 1 (10.00%) jQuery
2 1 (10.00%) JSON
2 1 (10.00%) REST
2 1 (10.00%) Ruby on Rails
2 1 (10.00%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 5 (50.00%) Digital Media
2 1 (10.00%) CMDB
Operating Systems
1 1 (10.00%) Linux
1 1 (10.00%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (70.00%) Web Development
2 5 (50.00%) CRM
2 5 (50.00%) ERP
3 3 (30.00%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (20.00%) Automated Testing
4 2 (20.00%) Business Intelligence
5 1 (10.00%) Automation Testing
5 1 (10.00%) Continuous Improvement
5 1 (10.00%) Defect Tracking
5 1 (10.00%) DevOps
5 1 (10.00%) Scrum
5 1 (10.00%) TDD
5 1 (10.00%) Test Scripting
5 1 (10.00%) User Stories
5 1 (10.00%) Validation
5 1 (10.00%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 8 (80.00%) Java
2 7 (70.00%) JavaScript
3 3 (30.00%) SQL
4 2 (20.00%) Python
5 1 (10.00%) PL/SQL
5 1 (10.00%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 1 (10.00%) ISEB
1 1 (10.00%) ISTQB
System Software
1 2 (20.00%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (10.00%) Kibana
1 1 (10.00%) logstash
1 1 (10.00%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (10.00%) Puppet
Vendors
1 1 (10.00%) Oracle
1 1 (10.00%) Pega
1 1 (10.00%) Splunk
1 1 (10.00%) webMethods