The table below looks at the statistics for PHP skills in IT contracts advertised for the Shropshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited PHP over the 3 months to 11 February 2016 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
11 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
PHP
Rank 48 30 -
Rank change year-on-year
-18 -
Contract jobs citing PHP 1 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Shropshire 0.30% 0.67% -
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.74% 1.06% -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 0
Average daily rate £550 £238 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+131.57% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £333 £300
% change year-on-year
-2.25% +10.83%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.50 £30.20 £21.75
% change year-on-year
+17.54% +38.85%
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 Shropshire region.

Programming Languages Category
Shropshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
135 94 51
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Shropshire 40.54% 62.67% 51.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 40 50 17
Average daily rate £470 £400 £354
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+17.50% +13.15%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £394 £275 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £475 £543
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Average hourly rate - - £29.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £36.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+11.11% +5.88%

PHP
Jobs Demand Trend in Shropshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing PHP across the Shropshire region as a proportion of the total demand within 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
Top 16 Related IT Skills in Shropshire

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Shropshire 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 1 (100.00%) MySQL
1 1 (100.00%) Unix
1 1 (100.00%) Linux
1 1 (100.00%) VoIP
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco
1 1 (100.00%) Firmware
1 1 (100.00%) Internet
1 1 (100.00%) Project Management
1 1 (100.00%) Billing
1 1 (100.00%) Network Design
1 1 (100.00%) PHP 5
1 1 (100.00%) Asterisk PBX
1 1 (100.00%) Open Source
1 1 (100.00%) FreeSWITCH
1 1 (100.00%) Kamailio
1 1 (100.00%) Network Optimisation

PHP
Top Related IT Skills in Shropshire by Category

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Shropshire 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.

Communications & Networking
1 1 (100.00%) Asterisk PBX
1 1 (100.00%) Internet
1 1 (100.00%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (100.00%) MySQL
General
1 1 (100.00%) Billing
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Technical Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (100.00%) FreeSWITCH
Operating Systems
1 1 (100.00%) Linux
1 1 (100.00%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Network Design
1 1 (100.00%) Network Optimisation
1 1 (100.00%) Open Source
1 1 (100.00%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) PHP 5
System Software
1 1 (100.00%) Firmware
1 1 (100.00%) Kamailio
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco