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 1 May 2016 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
1 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
PHP Developer
Rank 23 33 23
Rank change year-on-year
+10 -10
Contract jobs requiring a PHP Developer 1 4 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Staffordshire 0.68% 1.78% 0.76%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.74% 1.89% 0.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 2 1
Median daily rate - £294 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- -16.07%
UK excluding London median daily rate £313 £300 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.16% -7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £33.00 £21.50 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+53.48% -42.66%
PHP Developer
West Midlands

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
136 212 128
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Staffordshire 91.89% 94.22% 96.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 81 131 72
Median daily rate £350 £375 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% +15.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £275 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £400
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 17 15
Median hourly rate £13.50 £16.00 £13.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-15.62% +23.07%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.56 £11.50 £8.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.16 £20.50 £16.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £16.83 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+4.01% -1.02%

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
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 Skill Set
Top 14 Related IT Skills in Staffordshire

For the 6 months to 1 May 2016, 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 4 (100.00%) HTML
1 4 (100.00%) PHP
1 4 (100.00%) CSS
2 3 (75.00%) Web Development
2 3 (75.00%) User Experience
3 2 (50.00%) RESTful
3 2 (50.00%) CodeIgniter
3 2 (50.00%) WordPress
4 1 (25.00%) Magento
4 1 (25.00%) Digital Marketing
4 1 (25.00%) Marketing
4 1 (25.00%) E-Commerce
4 1 (25.00%) MySQL
4 1 (25.00%) JavaScript

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 2 (50.00%) WordPress
Business Applications
1 1 (25.00%) Magento
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (25.00%) MySQL
General
1 1 (25.00%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (100.00%) CSS
1 4 (100.00%) HTML
2 2 (50.00%) CodeIgniter
2 2 (50.00%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 3 (75.00%) User Experience
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (75.00%) Web Development
2 1 (25.00%) Digital Marketing
2 1 (25.00%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 4 (100.00%) PHP
2 1 (25.00%) JavaScript