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 22 January 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
22 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
PHP Developer
England / West Midlands
Rank 91 99 92
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -7
Contract jobs requiring a PHP Developer 29 21 21
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 1.23% 0.86% 0.99%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.31% 0.91% 1.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 18 21
Median daily rate £275 £280 £250
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.78% +12.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £236 £232 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £370 £375 £358
UK excluding London median daily rate £325 £303 £300
% change year-on-year
+7.43% +0.83%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Median hourly rate £16.00 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.00 £35.50 £24.75
% change year-on-year
-49.29% +43.43%

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
2216 2306 1978
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 93.94% 94.51% 93.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 1346 1257 1133
Median daily rate £400 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £213 £235 £190
10% offered a daily rate of more than £530 £510 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+4.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 106 98 166
Median hourly rate £16.00 £15.85 £14.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+0.94% +13.21%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £11.00 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.00 £24.40 £29.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year
- +9.37%

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 22 January 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 22 January 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
Staffordshire +13 12 £275 +15.78% 4
Warwickshire +2 6 £270 -16.92% 10
Herefordshire - 5 - -
Coventry - 2 - - 4
Birmingham -12 1 £325 -7.14% 14
West Bromwich - 1 - -
PHP Developer
England

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

For the 6 months to 22 January 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 68 (100.00%) PHP
2 42 (61.76%) HTML
3 41 (60.29%) JavaScript
4 35 (51.47%) CSS
4 35 (51.47%) MySQL
5 29 (42.65%) Web Development
6 18 (26.47%) OO
7 17 (25.00%) Linux
7 17 (25.00%) Git (software)
7 17 (25.00%) Laravel
8 14 (20.59%) MVC
8 14 (20.59%) CMS
9 13 (19.12%) Continuous Integration
9 13 (19.12%) WordPress
10 11 (16.18%) Jenkins
10 11 (16.18%) OO PHP
10 11 (16.18%) User Experience
11 10 (14.71%) Zend
11 10 (14.71%) Configuration Management
12 9 (13.24%) LAMP
12 9 (13.24%) Web Design
12 9 (13.24%) Line Management
12 9 (13.24%) Responsive Web Design
13 8 (11.76%) Mentoring
13 8 (11.76%) Relational Database
13 8 (11.76%) jQuery
13 8 (11.76%) Visualisation
13 8 (11.76%) HTTP
13 8 (11.76%) Mac OS X
13 8 (11.76%) Unix

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 (20.59%) CMS
2 13 (19.12%) WordPress
3 5 (7.35%) Apache
4 4 (5.88%) ColdFusion
5 3 (4.41%) Joomla!
6 2 (2.94%) Drupal
6 2 (2.94%) nginx
7 1 (1.47%) IIS
Business Applications
1 3 (4.41%) Magento
2 1 (1.47%) OpenCart
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.94%) Google Analytics
2 1 (1.47%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (1.47%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 8 (11.76%) HTTP
2 3 (4.41%) Network Security
3 1 (1.47%) Extranet
3 1 (1.47%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 35 (51.47%) MySQL
2 8 (11.76%) Relational Database
2 8 (11.76%) SQL Server
3 3 (4.41%) MongoDB
4 2 (2.94%) CouchDB
4 2 (2.94%) MS Access
4 2 (2.94%) NoSQL
5 1 (1.47%) PostgreSQL
5 1 (1.47%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 17 (25.00%) Git (software)
2 11 (16.18%) Jenkins
3 1 (1.47%) Eclipse
3 1 (1.47%) Mercurial
3 1 (1.47%) NetBeans
3 1 (1.47%) PhpStorm
3 1 (1.47%) Subversion
3 1 (1.47%) Zend Studio
General
1 4 (5.88%) Manufacturing
2 3 (4.41%) Finance
2 3 (4.41%) Marketing
3 1 (1.47%) Banking
3 1 (1.47%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 42 (61.76%) HTML
2 35 (51.47%) CSS
3 17 (25.00%) Laravel
4 9 (13.24%) LAMP
5 8 (11.76%) jQuery
6 6 (8.82%) CodeIgniter
6 6 (8.82%) RESTful
6 6 (8.82%) Symfony
7 5 (7.35%) AngularJS
7 5 (7.35%) HTML5
8 4 (5.88%) Ajax
8 4 (5.88%) XML
9 3 (4.41%) .NET
9 3 (4.41%) CSS3
9 3 (4.41%) JSON
9 3 (4.41%) Node.js
10 2 (2.94%) React
10 2 (2.94%) Web Services
10 2 (2.94%) Yii
11 1 (1.47%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 11 (16.18%) User Experience
2 8 (11.76%) Visualisation
3 5 (7.35%) W3C
4 3 (4.41%) Digital Media
5 2 (2.94%) NHS
6 1 (1.47%) Enterprise Software
6 1 (1.47%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 17 (25.00%) Linux
2 8 (11.76%) Mac OS X
2 8 (11.76%) Unix
3 1 (1.47%) CentOS
3 1 (1.47%) Windows
3 1 (1.47%) Windows Server
3 1 (1.47%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (42.65%) Web Development
2 18 (26.47%) OO
3 14 (20.59%) MVC
4 13 (19.12%) Continuous Integration
5 11 (16.18%) OO PHP
6 10 (14.71%) Configuration Management
7 9 (13.24%) Line Management
7 9 (13.24%) Responsive Web Design
7 9 (13.24%) Web Design
8 8 (11.76%) Mentoring
9 6 (8.82%) E-Commerce
10 5 (7.35%) Front End Development
11 4 (5.88%) TDD
12 3 (4.41%) Agile Software Development
12 3 (4.41%) CRM
12 3 (4.41%) ERP
13 2 (2.94%) Business Intelligence
13 2 (2.94%) OOP
13 2 (2.94%) Refactoring
13 2 (2.94%) Release Management
Programming Languages
1 68 (100.00%) PHP
2 41 (60.29%) JavaScript
3 6 (8.82%) SQL
4 5 (7.35%) Java
5 3 (4.41%) PHP 5
6 2 (2.94%) PHP 7
6 2 (2.94%) Python
Qualifications
1 2 (2.94%) Security Cleared
2 1 (1.47%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.47%) Disclosure Scotland
1 1 (1.47%) QA
Systems Management
1 2 (2.94%) Ansible
1 2 (2.94%) Opscode Chef
1 2 (2.94%) Plesk
1 2 (2.94%) Puppet
Vendors
1 10 (14.71%) Zend
2 2 (2.94%) Apple
2 2 (2.94%) Google
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