The table below looks at the statistics for the PHP Developer role in IT contracts advertised for the West Midlands region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited PHP Developer in their job title over the 3 months to 3 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
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
PHP Developer
Rank 79 101 82
Rank change year-on-year
+22 -19
Contract jobs requiring a PHP Developer 40 17 16
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 1.70% 0.73% 0.90%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.80% 0.80% 0.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 31 13 9
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£240 £300 £240
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-20.00% +25.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £200 £150
10% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £350 £272
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £330 £250
% change year-on-year
-9.09% +32.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 1
Average hourly rate - £9.50 £175.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -94.57%
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £30.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
- -14.28%
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
2225 2132 1621
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 94.44% 90.99% 91.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 1364 1093 750
Average daily rate £363 £345 £330
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.07% +4.54%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £215 £225 £205
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 131 194 131
Average hourly rate £16.60 £16.00 £16.85
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.75% -5.01%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £8.50 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.00 £37.50 £37.80
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.25 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+1.53% -7.14%

PHP Developer
Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing PHP Developer in the job title across the West Midlands region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

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 3 July 2015.

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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing PHP Developer within the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 3 July 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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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
Birmingham 0 14 £300 - 6
Warwickshire +6 9 £210 +5.00% 2
Staffordshire - 6 £274 - 2
Shropshire - 3 £240 - 8
Coventry +8 2 £269 -10.41%
Worcestershire +7 2 £269 - 1
West Bromwich - 1 £225 -
Herefordshire - 1 £188 -
PHP Developer
England

PHP Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 3 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the West Midlands region that cited PHP Developer in their job title 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 with PHP Developer in their job title.

1 65 (100.00%) PHP
2 51 (78.46%) MySQL
3 43 (66.15%) HTML
4 37 (56.92%) JavaScript
4 37 (56.92%) CSS
5 23 (35.38%) jQuery
6 14 (21.54%) WordPress
6 14 (21.54%) Ajax
7 11 (16.92%) Linux
7 11 (16.92%) HTML5
7 11 (16.92%) Magento
8 10 (15.38%) MVC
9 9 (13.85%) E-Commerce
9 9 (13.85%) Symfony
9 9 (13.85%) LAMP
9 9 (13.85%) Agile Software Development
9 9 (13.85%) Git (software)
10 7 (10.77%) Laravel
10 7 (10.77%) OOP
10 7 (10.77%) Photoshop
10 7 (10.77%) XHTML
11 6 (9.23%) Adobe
11 6 (9.23%) Zend
11 6 (9.23%) CSS3
11 6 (9.23%) MongoDB
12 5 (7.69%) AngularJS
12 5 (7.69%) Marketing
12 5 (7.69%) PHP5
12 5 (7.69%) Web Services
13 4 (6.15%) Shell Script

PHP Developer
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 3 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the West Midlands region that cited PHP Developer in their job title 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 with PHP Developer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 14 (21.54%) WordPress
2 4 (6.15%) CMS
2 4 (6.15%) Joomla!
3 3 (4.62%) Drupal
3 3 (4.62%) Apache
4 1 (1.54%) ColdFusion
Applications
1 7 (10.77%) Photoshop
2 2 (3.08%) Adobe Illustrator
2 2 (3.08%) Adobe Creative Suite
Business Applications
1 11 (16.92%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 4 (6.15%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 3 (4.62%) Intranet
2 1 (1.54%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 51 (78.46%) MySQL
2 6 (9.23%) MongoDB
3 2 (3.08%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 2 (3.08%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 2 (3.08%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 1 (1.54%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 9 (13.85%) Git (software)
2 4 (6.15%) Subversion
2 4 (6.15%) JIRA
2 4 (6.15%) PhpStorm
3 1 (1.54%) NetBeans
3 1 (1.54%) Grunt
General
1 5 (7.69%) Marketing
2 3 (4.62%) Finance
3 2 (3.08%) Automotive
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 43 (66.15%) HTML
2 37 (56.92%) CSS
3 23 (35.38%) jQuery
4 14 (21.54%) Ajax
5 11 (16.92%) HTML5
6 9 (13.85%) Symfony
6 9 (13.85%) LAMP
7 7 (10.77%) XHTML
7 7 (10.77%) Laravel
8 6 (9.23%) CSS3
9 5 (7.69%) Web Services
9 5 (7.69%) AngularJS
10 4 (6.15%) KnockoutJS
11 3 (4.62%) REST
12 2 (3.08%) Zend Framework
13 1 (1.54%) Yii
13 1 (1.54%) Sass
13 1 (1.54%) XML
13 1 (1.54%) JSON
13 1 (1.54%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 2 (3.08%) Social Media
1 2 (3.08%) User Experience
2 1 (1.54%) Algorithms
2 1 (1.54%) New Media
2 1 (1.54%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 11 (16.92%) Linux
2 1 (1.54%) Ubuntu
2 1 (1.54%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (15.38%) MVC
2 9 (13.85%) E-Commerce
2 9 (13.85%) Agile Software Development
3 7 (10.77%) OOP
4 4 (6.15%) Workflow
5 3 (4.62%) SEO
5 3 (4.62%) Web Design
5 3 (4.62%) Web Development
5 3 (4.62%) Responsive Web Design
6 2 (3.08%) Open Source
6 2 (3.08%) Content Management
6 2 (3.08%) Scrum
7 1 (1.54%) Migration
7 1 (1.54%) Business Intelligence
7 1 (1.54%) Email Marketing
7 1 (1.54%) Digital Marketing
7 1 (1.54%) Unit Testing
7 1 (1.54%) Mobile Application Development
Programming Languages
1 65 (100.00%) PHP
2 37 (56.92%) JavaScript
3 5 (7.69%) PHP5
4 4 (6.15%) PHP4
4 4 (6.15%) Shell Script
5 3 (4.62%) SQL
6 2 (3.08%) Perl
7 1 (1.54%) Python
7 1 (1.54%) Java
Systems Management
1 1 (1.54%) Plesk
Vendors
1 6 (9.23%) Adobe
1 6 (9.23%) Zend
2 3 (4.62%) Google
3 2 (3.08%) Facebook
4 1 (1.54%) HP
4 1 (1.54%) Red Hat
4 1 (1.54%) Apple
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