The table below looks at the statistics for PHP5 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 PHP5 over the 3 months to 30 July 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
30 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
PHP 5
Rank - - -
Contract jobs citing PHP5 0 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Staffordshire - - -
As % of the Programming Languages category - - -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Average daily rate
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UK excluding London average daily rate £250 £325 £275
% change year-on-year
-23.07% +18.18%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
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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
77 39 56
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Staffordshire 48.73% 32.50% 48.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 45 24 38
Average daily rate £363 £300 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+20.73% -7.61%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £420 £370 £380
UK excluding London average daily rate £355 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+1.42% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 1
Average hourly rate £15.75 £13.00 £42.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+21.15% -69.41%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.75 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+7.85% -

PHP5
Jobs Demand Trend in Staffordshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing PHP5 across the Staffordshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Programming Languages category.

PHP5 Jobs Demand Trend in Staffordshire

PHP5
Daily Rate Trend in Staffordshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing PHP5 across the Staffordshire region.

PHP5 Daily Rate Trend in Staffordshire

PHP5
Top 17 Related IT Skills in Staffordshire

For the 6 months to 30 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Staffordshire region citing PHP5 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 PHP5.

1 2 (100.00%) PHP
1 2 (100.00%) MySQL
1 2 (100.00%) Linux
1 2 (100.00%) Apache
1 2 (100.00%) NetBeans
1 2 (100.00%) Zend
1 2 (100.00%) Magento
2 1 (50.00%) Open Source
2 1 (50.00%) HTML5
2 1 (50.00%) CSS3
2 1 (50.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 1 (50.00%) E-Commerce
2 1 (50.00%) Red Hat
2 1 (50.00%) Finance
2 1 (50.00%) CSS
2 1 (50.00%) HTML
2 1 (50.00%) Perl

PHP5
Top Related IT Skills in Staffordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 30 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Staffordshire region citing PHP5 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 PHP5. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 2 (100.00%) Apache
Business Applications
1 2 (100.00%) Magento
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (100.00%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 2 (100.00%) NetBeans
General
1 1 (50.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) Developer
1 1 (50.00%) Consultant
1 1 (50.00%) PHP Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (50.00%) HTML
1 1 (50.00%) CSS
1 1 (50.00%) HTML5
1 1 (50.00%) CSS3
Operating Systems
1 2 (100.00%) Linux
2 1 (50.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) E-Commerce
1 1 (50.00%) Open Source
Programming Languages
1 2 (100.00%) PHP
2 1 (50.00%) Perl
Vendors
1 2 (100.00%) Zend
2 1 (50.00%) Red Hat