The table below looks at the statistics for PHP skills in IT contracts advertised for the Staffordshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited PHP over the 3 months to 17 April 2015 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
17 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
PHP
Rank 25 21 19
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -2
Contract jobs citing PHP 8 2 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Staffordshire 3.85% 1.57% 4.95%
As % of the Programming Languages category 7.21% 4.26% 10.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 1 3
Average daily rate
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£285 £350 £250
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-18.57% +40.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £197 £350 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £287 £350 £270
UK excluding London average daily rate £310 £325 £275
% change year-on-year
-4.61% +18.18%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.35 £35.00 £15.75
% change year-on-year
-24.71% +122.22%
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 Staffordshire region.

Programming Languages Category
Staffordshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
111 47 47
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Staffordshire 53.37% 37.01% 46.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 68 32 29
Average daily rate £350 £308 £330
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.82% -6.81%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £286 £240 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £352 £350
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £330 £325
% change year-on-year
+6.06% +1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 0 6
Average hourly rate £16.00 - £15.50
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.50 - £15.31
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.50 - £39.10
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £36.40 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-1.09% +4.00%

PHP
Jobs Demand Trend in Staffordshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing PHP across the Staffordshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Programming Languages category.

PHP Jobs Demand Trend in Staffordshire

PHP
Daily Rate Trend in Staffordshire

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

PHP Daily Rate Trend in Staffordshire

PHP
Hourly Rate Trend in Staffordshire

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

PHP Hourly Rate Trend in Staffordshire

PHP
Contract Job Locations in Staffordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing PHP within the Staffordshire region over the 3 months to 17 April 2015. 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
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statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Tamworth - 3 £175 - 2
Stoke-on-Trent -1 1 - - 1
Lichfield - 1 - - 4
Stafford - - - - 3
Burton-upon-Trent - - - - 1
Uttoxeter - - - -
PHP
West Midlands

PHP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Staffordshire

For the 6 months to 17 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Staffordshire 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 10 (66.67%) MySQL
1 10 (66.67%) HTML
2 9 (60.00%) JavaScript
3 8 (53.33%) Apache
3 8 (53.33%) jQuery
4 7 (46.67%) CSS
5 6 (40.00%) SQL
6 5 (33.33%) Microsoft
6 5 (33.33%) MVC
6 5 (33.33%) PHP5
6 5 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
7 4 (26.67%) Web Application Development
7 4 (26.67%) User Experience
7 4 (26.67%) Drupal
7 4 (26.67%) Linux
8 3 (20.00%) OOP
8 3 (20.00%) Salesforce.com
8 3 (20.00%) Web Services
8 3 (20.00%) XML
8 3 (20.00%) MS Excel
8 3 (20.00%) E-Commerce
8 3 (20.00%) Perl
8 3 (20.00%) IIS
8 3 (20.00%) SQL Server
8 3 (20.00%) Ajax
8 3 (20.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 3 (20.00%) Technical Architecture
8 3 (20.00%) Web Development
8 3 (20.00%) Taxonomies
8 3 (20.00%) Blog

PHP
Top Related IT Skills in Staffordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Staffordshire 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 8 (53.33%) Apache
2 4 (26.67%) Drupal
3 3 (20.00%) IIS
4 2 (13.33%) Exchange Server 2007
4 2 (13.33%) MS Exchange
4 2 (13.33%) WordPress
4 2 (13.33%) Exchange Server 2010
5 1 (6.67%) CMS
Applications
1 3 (20.00%) MS Excel
2 1 (6.67%) Adobe Illustrator
2 1 (6.67%) Adobe Creative Suite
2 1 (6.67%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 3 (20.00%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 3 (20.00%) Amazon EC2
1 3 (20.00%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (13.33%) Firewall
1 2 (13.33%) VLAN
2 1 (6.67%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (66.67%) MySQL
2 3 (20.00%) SQL Server
2 3 (20.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (6.67%) DataStage
Development Applications
1 2 (13.33%) NetBeans
1 2 (13.33%) PHPUnit
2 1 (6.67%) Cucumber
2 1 (6.67%) VSS/SourceSafe
2 1 (6.67%) Subversion
2 1 (6.67%) Selenium
2 1 (6.67%) Git (software)
2 1 (6.67%) WebDriver
General
1 2 (13.33%) Finance
Job Titles
1 6 (40.00%) Developer
2 5 (33.33%) PHP Developer
3 3 (20.00%) Analyst
3 3 (20.00%) Architect
4 2 (13.33%) PHP MySQL Developer
4 2 (13.33%) PHP Web Developer
4 2 (13.33%) Web Developer
5 1 (6.67%) Consultant
5 1 (6.67%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 1 (6.67%) Technical Analyst
5 1 (6.67%) Test Analyst
5 1 (6.67%) MySQL Developer
5 1 (6.67%) Automation Test Analyst
5 1 (6.67%) Front-End Developer
5 1 (6.67%) Automation Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (66.67%) HTML
2 8 (53.33%) jQuery
3 7 (46.67%) CSS
4 3 (20.00%) Web Services
4 3 (20.00%) XML
4 3 (20.00%) LAMP
4 3 (20.00%) Ajax
4 3 (20.00%) HTML5
5 1 (6.67%) CSS3
5 1 (6.67%) Laravel
5 1 (6.67%) li3
Miscellaneous
1 5 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (26.67%) User Experience
3 3 (20.00%) Taxonomies
3 3 (20.00%) Blog
3 3 (20.00%) Social Media
4 2 (13.33%) Blackberry
5 1 (6.67%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 4 (26.67%) Linux
2 2 (13.33%) Windows Server 2003
2 2 (13.33%) Windows Server 2008
2 2 (13.33%) UNIX
2 2 (13.33%) Windows
2 2 (13.33%) Windows Phone
3 1 (6.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (33.33%) MVC
2 4 (26.67%) Web Application Development
3 3 (20.00%) Time Management
3 3 (20.00%) Technical Architecture
3 3 (20.00%) Web Development
3 3 (20.00%) OOP
3 3 (20.00%) E-Commerce
4 2 (13.33%) Service Delivery
5 1 (6.67%) Regression Testing
5 1 (6.67%) OO
5 1 (6.67%) Scrum
5 1 (6.67%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (6.67%) Content Management
5 1 (6.67%) Usability Testing
5 1 (6.67%) Unit Testing
5 1 (6.67%) Manual Testing
Programming Languages
1 9 (60.00%) JavaScript
2 6 (40.00%) SQL
3 5 (33.33%) PHP5
4 3 (20.00%) Perl
5 2 (13.33%) Korn
System Software
1 2 (13.33%) Active Directory
1 2 (13.33%) XenServer
Vendors
1 5 (33.33%) Microsoft
2 3 (20.00%) Salesforce.com
3 2 (13.33%) Zend
4 1 (6.67%) Adobe
4 1 (6.67%) Red Hat
4 1 (6.67%) Business Objects
4 1 (6.67%) IBM
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