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 23 September 2014 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
23 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
PHP
Rank 18 20 -
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -
Contract jobs citing PHP 5 2 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Staffordshire 4.03% 1.89% -
As % of the Programming Languages category 12.20% 4.76% -
Number of daily rates quoted 4 2 0
Average daily rate
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£294 £250 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+17.50% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £300 £290
% change year-on-year
+8.33% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £26.50 £22.50
% change year-on-year
-5.66% +17.77%
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
41 42 95
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Staffordshire 33.06% 39.62% 50.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 31 32 56
Average daily rate £313 £325 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.84% +1.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £250 £290
10% offered a daily rate of more than £338 £365 £340
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 0
Average hourly rate £13.00 £42.50 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-69.41% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £33.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -5.71%

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
Daily Rate Histogram in Staffordshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing PHP across the Staffordshire region over the 3 months to 23 September 2014.

PHP Daily Rate Histogram 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 23 September 2014. 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
Stoke-on-Trent - 3 £344 -
Lichfield - 1 £230 - 1
Stafford - - - - 1
Tamworth - - - - 1
Cannock - - - -
PHP
West Midlands

PHP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Staffordshire

For the 6 months to 23 September 2014, 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 5 (71.43%) HTML
1 5 (71.43%) MySQL
1 5 (71.43%) CSS
1 5 (71.43%) jQuery
2 4 (57.14%) Git (software)
2 4 (57.14%) JavaScript
3 3 (42.86%) Web Application Development
3 3 (42.86%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (42.86%) Subversion
3 3 (42.86%) Unit Testing
3 3 (42.86%) PHPUnit
3 3 (42.86%) HTML5
3 3 (42.86%) VSS/SourceSafe
3 3 (42.86%) OOP
3 3 (42.86%) OO
3 3 (42.86%) Apache
4 2 (28.57%) MVC
4 2 (28.57%) WordPress
4 2 (28.57%) QA
4 2 (28.57%) Selenium
4 2 (28.57%) Sass
4 2 (28.57%) Laravel
5 1 (14.29%) Kalman Filter
5 1 (14.29%) User Experience
5 1 (14.29%) Twitter
5 1 (14.29%) Liferay
5 1 (14.29%) WatiN
5 1 (14.29%) Semantic HTML
5 1 (14.29%) Twitter Bootstrap
5 1 (14.29%) Mobile App

PHP
Top Related IT Skills in Staffordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 23 September 2014, 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 3 (42.86%) Apache
2 2 (28.57%) WordPress
3 1 (14.29%) Liferay
Business Applications
1 1 (14.29%) Magento
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (71.43%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 4 (57.14%) Git (software)
2 3 (42.86%) PHPUnit
2 3 (42.86%) VSS/SourceSafe
2 3 (42.86%) Subversion
3 2 (28.57%) Selenium
4 1 (14.29%) JIRA
4 1 (14.29%) JMeter
4 1 (14.29%) SoapUI
4 1 (14.29%) Appcelerator Titanium
4 1 (14.29%) WatiN
Job Titles
1 5 (71.43%) Developer
2 3 (42.86%) PHP Developer
3 2 (28.57%) QA Engineer
3 2 (28.57%) WordPress Developer
4 1 (14.29%) Quality Engineer
4 1 (14.29%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (71.43%) HTML
1 5 (71.43%) CSS
1 5 (71.43%) jQuery
2 3 (42.86%) HTML5
3 2 (28.57%) Laravel
3 2 (28.57%) Sass
4 1 (14.29%) Semantic HTML
4 1 (14.29%) Twitter Bootstrap
4 1 (14.29%) Web Services
4 1 (14.29%) Ajax
4 1 (14.29%) PhoneGap
Miscellaneous
1 1 (14.29%) Mobile App
1 1 (14.29%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 1 (14.29%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (42.86%) OOP
1 3 (42.86%) OO
1 3 (42.86%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (42.86%) Unit Testing
1 3 (42.86%) Web Application Development
2 2 (28.57%) MVC
3 1 (14.29%) Automated Testing
3 1 (14.29%) Load Testing
3 1 (14.29%) Test Scripting
3 1 (14.29%) Manual Testing
3 1 (14.29%) BDD
3 1 (14.29%) Mobile Application Development
3 1 (14.29%) Kalman Filter
Programming Languages
1 4 (57.14%) JavaScript
2 1 (14.29%) Java
Qualifications
1 1 (14.29%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (28.57%) QA
Vendors
1 1 (14.29%) Twitter
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