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 25 September 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
25 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
PHP Developer
Rank 111 100 91
Rank change year-on-year
-11 -9
Contract jobs requiring a PHP Developer 33 25 34
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 1.03% 0.99% 1.32%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.08% 1.05% 1.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 24 21 28
Median daily rate £350 £270 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+29.62% -22.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £225 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £432 £375 £375
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £300 £320
% change year-on-year
+16.66% -6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 2
Median hourly rate £15.00 - £9.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.00 £30.00 £14.00
% change year-on-year
-50.00% +114.28%
PHP Developer
England

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
3053 2384 2414
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 95.17% 94.30% 93.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 1831 1377 1214
Median daily rate £400 £363 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.34% +3.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £238 £188
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £376 £351
% change year-on-year
+3.86% +6.93%
Number of hourly rates quoted 120 150 166
Median hourly rate £14.75 £15.00 £17.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-1.66% -11.76%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £10.14 £9.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £34.20 £32.93
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.33 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-4.78% +5.03%

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 25 September 2016.

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 25 September 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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
Birmingham -5 8 £413 +46.01% 10
Warwickshire 0 6 £350 +19.65% 3
Staffordshire +2 3 £300 +11.11% 4
Shropshire -21 2 £375 +56.25% 1
Solihull 0 1 £325 +23.80% 1
Worcestershire -4 1 - - 1
Coventry -13 1 £350 +40.00% 1
PHP Developer
England

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

For the 6 months to 25 September 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 West Midlands region featuring PHP Developer in the job title.

1 59 (100.00%) PHP
2 35 (59.32%) MySQL
3 31 (52.54%) HTML
3 31 (52.54%) JavaScript
4 30 (50.85%) CSS
5 26 (44.07%) Web Development
6 14 (23.73%) MVC
6 14 (23.73%) Linux
6 14 (23.73%) WordPress
7 10 (16.95%) OO
7 10 (16.95%) Java
7 10 (16.95%) LAMP
8 9 (15.25%) Agile Software Development
8 9 (15.25%) CRM
8 9 (15.25%) PHP 5
8 9 (15.25%) Git (software)
8 9 (15.25%) HTML5
9 8 (13.56%) Network Security
9 8 (13.56%) Digital Media
9 8 (13.56%) ERP
9 8 (13.56%) CMS
10 7 (11.86%) Symfony
10 7 (11.86%) Zend
10 7 (11.86%) OOP
10 7 (11.86%) AngularJS
10 7 (11.86%) jQuery
11 6 (10.17%) MongoDB
11 6 (10.17%) CSS3
11 6 (10.17%) Web Services
11 6 (10.17%) SQL

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 (23.73%) WordPress
2 8 (13.56%) CMS
3 2 (3.39%) Apache
3 2 (3.39%) ColdFusion
3 2 (3.39%) Joomla!
3 2 (3.39%) nginx
4 1 (1.69%) Drupal
Applications
1 2 (3.39%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 3 (5.08%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 2 (3.39%) Adobe Creative Cloud
2 1 (1.69%) Amazon EC2
2 1 (1.69%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 8 (13.56%) Network Security
2 2 (3.39%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 35 (59.32%) MySQL
2 6 (10.17%) MongoDB
2 6 (10.17%) SQL Server
3 3 (5.08%) PostgreSQL
4 2 (3.39%) CouchDB
4 2 (3.39%) MS Access
4 2 (3.39%) NoSQL
4 2 (3.39%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 9 (15.25%) Git (software)
2 5 (8.47%) Jenkins
3 4 (6.78%) Eclipse
3 4 (6.78%) NetBeans
3 4 (6.78%) Zend Studio
4 2 (3.39%) Mercurial
4 2 (3.39%) Subversion
5 1 (1.69%) PhpStorm
5 1 (1.69%) PHPUnit
General
1 4 (6.78%) Finance
2 3 (5.08%) Manufacturing
3 2 (3.39%) Banking
4 1 (1.69%) Marketing
4 1 (1.69%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 31 (52.54%) HTML
2 30 (50.85%) CSS
3 10 (16.95%) LAMP
4 9 (15.25%) HTML5
5 7 (11.86%) AngularJS
5 7 (11.86%) jQuery
5 7 (11.86%) Symfony
6 6 (10.17%) CSS3
6 6 (10.17%) Web Services
7 5 (8.47%) Laravel
7 5 (8.47%) Node.js
7 5 (8.47%) RESTful
7 5 (8.47%) Twitter Bootstrap
8 4 (6.78%) REST
8 4 (6.78%) Yii
9 3 (5.08%) XML
10 2 (3.39%) .NET
10 2 (3.39%) JSON
10 2 (3.39%) LESS
10 2 (3.39%) Visualforce
Miscellaneous
1 8 (13.56%) Digital Media
2 5 (8.47%) User Experience
3 4 (6.78%) Enterprise Software
3 4 (6.78%) Smartphone
4 2 (3.39%) NHS
4 2 (3.39%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 14 (23.73%) Linux
2 2 (3.39%) Mac OS X
2 2 (3.39%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (44.07%) Web Development
2 14 (23.73%) MVC
3 10 (16.95%) OO
4 9 (15.25%) Agile Software Development
4 9 (15.25%) CRM
5 8 (13.56%) ERP
6 7 (11.86%) OOP
7 6 (10.17%) E-Commerce
7 6 (10.17%) TDD
8 5 (8.47%) Continuous Integration
8 5 (8.47%) Front End Development
9 4 (6.78%) Configuration Management
9 4 (6.78%) OO PHP
10 3 (5.08%) API Integration
10 3 (5.08%) Web Design
11 2 (3.39%) Business Intelligence
11 2 (3.39%) Line Management
11 2 (3.39%) Performance Tuning
11 2 (3.39%) Refactoring
11 2 (3.39%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 59 (100.00%) PHP
2 31 (52.54%) JavaScript
3 10 (16.95%) Java
4 9 (15.25%) PHP 5
5 6 (10.17%) SQL
6 2 (3.39%) Python
7 1 (1.69%) PHP 7
Qualifications
1 4 (6.78%) Security Cleared
2 1 (1.69%) SC Cleared
Systems Management
1 2 (3.39%) Ansible
1 2 (3.39%) Opscode Chef
1 2 (3.39%) Puppet
2 1 (1.69%) Plesk
Vendors
1 7 (11.86%) Zend
2 2 (3.39%) Salesforce.com
3 1 (1.69%) Epicor