The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the West Midlands region that had PHP Developer featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 27 February 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
27 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
PHP Developer
England / West Midlands
Rank 86 105 92
Rank change year-on-year
+19 -13
Contract jobs requiring a PHP Developer 34 24 22
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 1.41% 0.94% 0.97%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.50% 0.99% 1.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 19 18
Median daily rate £325 £280 £285
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.07% -1.75%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £225 £163
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £375 £360
UK excluding London median daily rate £325 £313 £300
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +4.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £47.00 £19.50
% change year-on-year
- +141.02%

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the West Midlands 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
West Midlands
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
2269 2425 2127
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 93.84% 95.17% 93.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 1409 1365 1190
Median daily rate £400 £400 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +14.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £250 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £525 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 116 72 167
Median hourly rate £16.00 £14.50 £15.61
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+10.34% -7.11%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £10.78 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £33.85 £25.00 £30.20
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £18.48 £16.85
% change year-on-year
-5.27% +9.64%

PHP Developer
Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

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

PHP Developer Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

PHP Developer
Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

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

PHP Developer Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

PHP Developer
Daily Rate Histogram in the West Midlands

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing PHP Developer across the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 27 February 2017.

PHP Developer Daily Rate Histogram in the West Midlands

PHP Developer
Hourly Rate Trend in the West Midlands

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

PHP Developer Hourly Rate Trend in the West Midlands

PHP Developer
Contract Job Locations in the West Midlands

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 West Midlands region over the 3 months to 27 February 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
Herefordshire - 10 £100 -
Warwickshire +2 7 £270 +20.00% 8
Staffordshire -3 6 £370 +55.78% 5
Birmingham -9 3 £400 +14.28% 9
Coventry -5 2 £340 +10.56% 3
Solihull - 2 £325 - 6
Shropshire - 2 £275 - 3
PHP Developer
England

PHP Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 27 February 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 West Midlands region featuring PHP Developer in the job title.

1 67 (100.00%) PHP
2 47 (70.15%) HTML
3 45 (67.16%) JavaScript
4 38 (56.72%) MySQL
5 37 (55.22%) CSS
6 21 (31.34%) Web Development
7 19 (28.36%) Laravel
8 17 (25.37%) OO
9 16 (23.88%) Linux
9 16 (23.88%) Git (software)
10 14 (20.90%) CMS
11 13 (19.40%) User Experience
12 12 (17.91%) OO PHP
12 12 (17.91%) Continuous Integration
13 11 (16.42%) MVC
14 10 (14.93%) Configuration Management
14 10 (14.93%) RESTful
14 10 (14.93%) Jenkins
15 9 (13.43%) Line Management
15 9 (13.43%) Responsive Web Design
15 9 (13.43%) W3C
15 9 (13.43%) Zend
16 8 (11.94%) LAMP
16 8 (11.94%) Web Design
16 8 (11.94%) Mac OS X
16 8 (11.94%) HTTP
16 8 (11.94%) Unix
16 8 (11.94%) Mentoring
16 8 (11.94%) Relational Database
16 8 (11.94%) Visualisation

PHP Developer Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands 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 14 (20.90%) CMS
2 7 (10.45%) Apache
2 7 (10.45%) WordPress
3 3 (4.48%) ColdFusion
4 2 (2.99%) nginx
5 1 (1.49%) Drupal
5 1 (1.49%) IIS
5 1 (1.49%) Joomla!
Business Applications
1 4 (5.97%) Magento
2 1 (1.49%) OpenCart
Cloud Services
1 3 (4.48%) Google Analytics
2 2 (2.99%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (1.49%) AdWords
3 1 (1.49%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 8 (11.94%) HTTP
2 1 (1.49%) Extranet
2 1 (1.49%) Intranet
2 1 (1.49%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 38 (56.72%) MySQL
2 8 (11.94%) Relational Database
3 5 (7.46%) SQL Server
4 4 (5.97%) MongoDB
5 2 (2.99%) CouchDB
5 2 (2.99%) NoSQL
6 1 (1.49%) DB2
6 1 (1.49%) Redis
6 1 (1.49%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 16 (23.88%) Git (software)
2 10 (14.93%) Jenkins
3 2 (2.99%) Subversion
4 1 (1.49%) Mercurial
4 1 (1.49%) PhpStorm
4 1 (1.49%) PHPUnit
General
1 3 (4.48%) Finance
2 2 (2.99%) Marketing
3 1 (1.49%) Banking
3 1 (1.49%) Manufacturing
3 1 (1.49%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 47 (70.15%) HTML
2 37 (55.22%) CSS
3 19 (28.36%) Laravel
4 10 (14.93%) RESTful
5 8 (11.94%) jQuery
5 8 (11.94%) LAMP
6 7 (10.45%) Symfony
7 6 (8.96%) AngularJS
7 6 (8.96%) CodeIgniter
8 4 (5.97%) Ajax
8 4 (5.97%) XML
9 3 (4.48%) HTML5
9 3 (4.48%) Node.js
10 2 (2.99%) CSS3
10 2 (2.99%) JSON
10 2 (2.99%) React
10 2 (2.99%) Web Services
10 2 (2.99%) Yii
11 1 (1.49%) SOAP
11 1 (1.49%) Zend Framework
Miscellaneous
1 13 (19.40%) User Experience
2 9 (13.43%) W3C
3 1 (1.49%) Digital Media
Operating Systems
1 16 (23.88%) Linux
2 8 (11.94%) Mac OS X
2 8 (11.94%) Unix
3 1 (1.49%) CentOS
3 1 (1.49%) Windows
3 1 (1.49%) Windows Server
3 1 (1.49%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (31.34%) Web Development
2 17 (25.37%) OO
3 12 (17.91%) Continuous Integration
3 12 (17.91%) OO PHP
4 11 (16.42%) MVC
5 10 (14.93%) Configuration Management
6 9 (13.43%) Line Management
6 9 (13.43%) Responsive Web Design
7 8 (11.94%) Mentoring
7 8 (11.94%) Visualisation
7 8 (11.94%) Web Design
8 6 (8.96%) E-Commerce
9 5 (7.46%) Front End Development
10 3 (4.48%) Analytics
10 3 (4.48%) TDD
11 2 (2.99%) Agile Software Development
11 2 (2.99%) Digital Marketing
11 2 (2.99%) Refactoring
11 2 (2.99%) Release Management
11 2 (2.99%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 67 (100.00%) PHP
2 45 (67.16%) JavaScript
3 5 (7.46%) SQL
4 3 (4.48%) Java
5 2 (2.99%) PHP 5
6 1 (1.49%) PHP 7
6 1 (1.49%) Python
Qualifications
1 2 (2.99%) Security Cleared
2 1 (1.49%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.99%) QA
2 1 (1.49%) Disclosure Scotland
Systems Management
1 2 (2.99%) Ansible
1 2 (2.99%) Opscode Chef
1 2 (2.99%) Puppet
2 1 (1.49%) Plesk
Vendors
1 9 (13.43%) Zend
2 3 (4.48%) Google
3 2 (2.99%) Apple
4 1 (1.49%) IBM
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Posted: 3 days ago
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Rate: £250 - £350 per day
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