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 1 May 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
1 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
PHP Developer
Rank 113 83 97
Rank change year-on-year
-30 +14
Contract jobs requiring a PHP Developer 23 42 19
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.80% 1.54% 0.81%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.84% 1.64% 0.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 27 13
Median daily rate £300 £288 £275
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.34% +4.54%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £207 £187 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £350 £350
UK excluding London median daily rate £313 £300 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.16% -7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £33.00 £21.50 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+53.48% -42.66%
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
2750 2565 2192
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 95.06% 94.16% 93.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 1548 1519 1135
Median daily rate £388 £360 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.63% +2.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £225 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 77 166 158
Median hourly rate £14.00 £17.50 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-20.00% +9.37%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £11.08 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.00 £35.00 £37.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £16.83 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+4.01% -1.02%

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 1 May 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 1 May 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
Warwickshire +1 9 £225 -13.46% 8
Birmingham -6 7 £300 +2.12% 16
Coventry -9 3 £308 -8.88% 2
Worcestershire -7 2 £276 -7.91% 6
Staffordshire +10 1 - - 3
PHP Developer
England

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

For the 6 months to 1 May 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 44 (100.00%) PHP
2 34 (77.27%) HTML
3 32 (72.73%) CSS
4 27 (61.36%) MySQL
5 24 (54.55%) JavaScript
6 16 (36.36%) Web Development
7 14 (31.82%) HTML5
8 13 (29.55%) MVC
9 12 (27.27%) OOP
10 11 (25.00%) Linux
11 10 (22.73%) CSS3
12 8 (18.18%) Digital Media
13 7 (15.91%) Agile Software Development
13 7 (15.91%) PHP 5
13 7 (15.91%) Java
13 7 (15.91%) CRM
14 6 (13.64%) ERP
14 6 (13.64%) jQuery
14 6 (13.64%) Network Security
14 6 (13.64%) OO PHP
15 5 (11.36%) User Experience
15 5 (11.36%) Laravel
15 5 (11.36%) WordPress
15 5 (11.36%) Unix
15 5 (11.36%) Web Services
16 4 (9.09%) OO
16 4 (9.09%) CodeIgniter
16 4 (9.09%) Symfony
16 4 (9.09%) Zend
16 4 (9.09%) Amazon DynamoDB

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 5 (11.36%) WordPress
2 2 (4.55%) Drupal
3 1 (2.27%) Apache
3 1 (2.27%) CMS
Applications
1 3 (6.82%) Photoshop
2 1 (2.27%) Adobe Illustrator
2 1 (2.27%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (2.27%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (4.55%) Magento
2 1 (2.27%) BigMachines
2 1 (2.27%) Eloqua
Cloud Services
1 4 (9.09%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (4.55%) Adobe Creative Cloud
3 1 (2.27%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (2.27%) GitHub
3 1 (2.27%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (13.64%) Network Security
2 1 (2.27%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 27 (61.36%) MySQL
2 4 (9.09%) Amazon DynamoDB
3 3 (6.82%) PostgreSQL
3 3 (6.82%) SQL Server
4 2 (4.55%) MongoDB
5 1 (2.27%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 3 (6.82%) Eclipse
1 3 (6.82%) NetBeans
1 3 (6.82%) Zend Studio
2 2 (4.55%) Git (software)
3 1 (2.27%) JIRA
3 1 (2.27%) Mercurial
3 1 (2.27%) Oracle APEX
3 1 (2.27%) PHPUnit
3 1 (2.27%) Subversion
General
1 3 (6.82%) Marketing
2 1 (2.27%) Finance
2 1 (2.27%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 34 (77.27%) HTML
2 32 (72.73%) CSS
3 14 (31.82%) HTML5
4 10 (22.73%) CSS3
5 6 (13.64%) jQuery
6 5 (11.36%) Laravel
6 5 (11.36%) Web Services
7 4 (9.09%) CodeIgniter
7 4 (9.09%) Symfony
7 4 (9.09%) Twitter Bootstrap
8 2 (4.55%) Ajax
8 2 (4.55%) REST
8 2 (4.55%) RESTful
8 2 (4.55%) Smarty
9 1 (2.27%) AngularJS
9 1 (2.27%) JSON
9 1 (2.27%) LESS
9 1 (2.27%) Mason
9 1 (2.27%) Visualforce
9 1 (2.27%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 8 (18.18%) Digital Media
2 5 (11.36%) User Experience
3 3 (6.82%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 11 (25.00%) Linux
2 5 (11.36%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (36.36%) Web Development
2 13 (29.55%) MVC
3 12 (27.27%) OOP
4 7 (15.91%) Agile Software Development
4 7 (15.91%) CRM
5 6 (13.64%) ERP
5 6 (13.64%) OO PHP
6 4 (9.09%) Front End Development
6 4 (9.09%) OO
7 3 (6.82%) Scrum
8 2 (4.55%) BDD
8 2 (4.55%) Continuous Integration
8 2 (4.55%) TDD
9 1 (2.27%) Content Management
9 1 (2.27%) Cross-Browser Development
9 1 (2.27%) Digital Marketing
9 1 (2.27%) E-Commerce
9 1 (2.27%) Open Source
9 1 (2.27%) Secure Coding
9 1 (2.27%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 44 (100.00%) PHP
2 24 (54.55%) JavaScript
3 7 (15.91%) Java
3 7 (15.91%) PHP 5
4 3 (6.82%) SQL
5 1 (2.27%) Apex Code
5 1 (2.27%) Clojure
5 1 (2.27%) Scala
5 1 (2.27%) Shell Script
Vendors
1 4 (9.09%) Zend
2 1 (2.27%) Adobe
2 1 (2.27%) Oracle
2 1 (2.27%) Salesforce.com
2 1 (2.27%) Siebel
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