The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the Staffordshire region that had PHP Developer featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 24 January 2017 with a comparison to same period over 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
24 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
PHP Developer
West Midlands / Staffordshire
Rank 16 28 17
Rank change year-on-year
+12 -11
Contract jobs requiring a PHP Developer 12 3 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Staffordshire 6.56% 2.10% 1.20%
As % of the Job Titles category 6.94% 2.31% 1.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 2 1
Median daily rate £275 £238 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.78% -32.14%
UK excluding London median daily rate £325 £301 £300
% change year-on-year
+7.88% +0.41%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.00 £35.50 £24.75
% change year-on-year
-49.29% +43.43%

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the Staffordshire region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of contract jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
Staffordshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
173 130 80
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Staffordshire 94.54% 90.91% 96.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 108 88 50
Median daily rate £350 £325 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% +8.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £275 £190
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £450 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+4.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 20 9 9
Median hourly rate £25.00 £13.50 £13.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+85.18% +1.88%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.48 £10.61 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £95.00 £20.00 £14.65
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year
- +9.37%

PHP Developer
Jobs Demand Trend in Staffordshire

The demand trend of IT contracts across the Staffordshire region that featured PHP Developer in the job title.

PHP Developer Jobs Demand Trend in Staffordshire

PHP Developer
Daily Rate Trend in Staffordshire

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

PHP Developer Daily Rate Trend in Staffordshire

PHP Developer
Daily Rate Histogram in Staffordshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing PHP Developer across the Staffordshire region over the 3 months to 24 January 2017.

PHP Developer Daily Rate Histogram in Staffordshire

PHP Developer
Hourly Rate Trend in Staffordshire

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

PHP Developer Hourly Rate Trend in Staffordshire

PHP Developer
Contract Job Locations in Staffordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing PHP Developer within the Staffordshire region over the 3 months to 24 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
Stafford 0 7 £370 +55.78% 1
Stoke-on-Trent - 3 £170 - 2
PHP Developer
West Midlands

PHP Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Staffordshire

For the 6 months to 24 January 2017, PHP Developer contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Staffordshire region featuring PHP Developer in the job title.

1 16 (100.00%) PHP
2 12 (75.00%) MySQL
3 9 (56.25%) HTML
4 8 (50.00%) CSS
4 8 (50.00%) JavaScript
5 6 (37.50%) CodeIgniter
5 6 (37.50%) Laravel
5 6 (37.50%) User Experience
6 5 (31.25%) jQuery
6 5 (31.25%) WordPress
6 5 (31.25%) MVC
7 4 (25.00%) ColdFusion
7 4 (25.00%) Ajax
7 4 (25.00%) SQL Server
7 4 (25.00%) Web Development
7 4 (25.00%) RESTful
8 3 (18.75%) Git (software)
8 3 (18.75%) JSON
8 3 (18.75%) TDD
8 3 (18.75%) Continuous Integration
8 3 (18.75%) Java
8 3 (18.75%) E-Commerce
8 3 (18.75%) Linux
8 3 (18.75%) OO
9 2 (12.50%) Apache
9 2 (12.50%) XML
9 2 (12.50%) Google
9 2 (12.50%) Marketing
9 2 (12.50%) CMS
9 2 (12.50%) LAMP

PHP Developer Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Staffordshire 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 5 (31.25%) WordPress
2 4 (25.00%) ColdFusion
3 2 (12.50%) Apache
3 2 (12.50%) CMS
4 1 (6.25%) Drupal
4 1 (6.25%) IIS
Business Applications
1 1 (6.25%) Magento
1 1 (6.25%) OpenCart
Cloud Services
1 2 (12.50%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 1 (6.25%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (75.00%) MySQL
2 4 (25.00%) SQL Server
3 1 (6.25%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 3 (18.75%) Git (software)
2 1 (6.25%) Jenkins
General
1 2 (12.50%) Marketing
2 1 (6.25%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (56.25%) HTML
2 8 (50.00%) CSS
3 6 (37.50%) CodeIgniter
3 6 (37.50%) Laravel
4 5 (31.25%) jQuery
5 4 (25.00%) Ajax
5 4 (25.00%) RESTful
6 3 (18.75%) JSON
7 2 (12.50%) AngularJS
7 2 (12.50%) LAMP
7 2 (12.50%) XML
8 1 (6.25%) .NET
8 1 (6.25%) ASP.NET
8 1 (6.25%) Backbone.js
8 1 (6.25%) Ember.js
8 1 (6.25%) HTML5
8 1 (6.25%) Node.js
8 1 (6.25%) React
8 1 (6.25%) Symfony
Miscellaneous
1 6 (37.50%) User Experience
2 1 (6.25%) Digital Media
Operating Systems
1 3 (18.75%) Linux
2 1 (6.25%) Windows
2 1 (6.25%) Windows Server
2 1 (6.25%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (31.25%) MVC
2 4 (25.00%) Web Development
3 3 (18.75%) Continuous Integration
3 3 (18.75%) E-Commerce
3 3 (18.75%) OO
3 3 (18.75%) TDD
4 2 (12.50%) Analytics
4 2 (12.50%) Digital Marketing
4 2 (12.50%) OO PHP
4 2 (12.50%) Test Automation
5 1 (6.25%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (6.25%) Continuous Improvement
5 1 (6.25%) CRM
5 1 (6.25%) ERP
5 1 (6.25%) Front End Development
5 1 (6.25%) Kanban
5 1 (6.25%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 16 (100.00%) PHP
2 8 (50.00%) JavaScript
3 3 (18.75%) Java
4 1 (6.25%) PHP 7
4 1 (6.25%) SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (6.25%) QA
Vendors
1 2 (12.50%) Apple
1 2 (12.50%) Google
2 1 (6.25%) Zend