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 26 July 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
26 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
PHP Developer
Rank 125 83 98
Rank change year-on-year
-42 +15
Contract jobs requiring a PHP Developer 21 32 25
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.66% 1.34% 1.05%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.70% 1.40% 1.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 26 18
Median daily rate £300 £238 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+26.31% -20.83%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £185 £200 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £353 £375
UK excluding London median daily rate £320 £300 £300
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Median hourly rate - - £9.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £25.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
- -16.66%
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
3015 2283 2227
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 95.29% 95.80% 93.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 1812 1358 1140
Median daily rate £400 £365 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.58% +8.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £205 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £510 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 109 150 192
Median hourly rate £15.00 £16.60 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-9.63% +3.75%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £11.00 £7.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £38.00 £35.00 £35.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £16.16 £16.10
% change year-on-year
+2.10% +0.37%

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 26 July 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 26 July 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
Worcestershire 0 5 £275 +15.78% 5
Warwickshire -10 4 £305 +45.23% 4
Staffordshire -3 3 £300 +20.60% 1
Coventry -14 2 £169 -30.56% 2
Birmingham -22 1 £325 +36.84% 11
Solihull - 1 £325 -
PHP Developer
England

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

For the 6 months to 26 July 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 43 (100.00%) PHP
2 29 (67.44%) HTML
2 29 (67.44%) MySQL
3 27 (62.79%) CSS
3 27 (62.79%) JavaScript
4 17 (39.53%) Web Development
5 11 (25.58%) MVC
6 10 (23.26%) Java
6 10 (23.26%) HTML5
7 9 (20.93%) OOP
7 9 (20.93%) CRM
8 8 (18.60%) Linux
8 8 (18.60%) ERP
8 8 (18.60%) Network Security
8 8 (18.60%) WordPress
8 8 (18.60%) Digital Media
9 6 (13.95%) Twitter Bootstrap
9 6 (13.95%) OO PHP
9 6 (13.95%) PHP 5
9 6 (13.95%) Agile Software Development
10 5 (11.63%) SQL
10 5 (11.63%) jQuery
10 5 (11.63%) Front End Development
10 5 (11.63%) CSS3
11 4 (9.30%) AngularJS
11 4 (9.30%) TDD
11 4 (9.30%) Web Services
11 4 (9.30%) SQL Server
11 4 (9.30%) OO
11 4 (9.30%) E-Commerce

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 8 (18.60%) WordPress
2 3 (6.98%) CMS
3 1 (2.33%) Apache
3 1 (2.33%) ColdFusion
3 1 (2.33%) Drupal
Applications
1 3 (6.98%) Photoshop
2 1 (2.33%) Adobe Illustrator
Business Applications
1 3 (6.98%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 2 (4.65%) Adobe Creative Cloud
2 1 (2.33%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 8 (18.60%) Network Security
2 1 (2.33%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 29 (67.44%) MySQL
2 4 (9.30%) PostgreSQL
2 4 (9.30%) SQL Server
3 3 (6.98%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 3 (6.98%) Eclipse
1 3 (6.98%) NetBeans
1 3 (6.98%) Zend Studio
2 1 (2.33%) Git (software)
2 1 (2.33%) Mercurial
2 1 (2.33%) PHPUnit
2 1 (2.33%) Subversion
General
1 3 (6.98%) Finance
2 1 (2.33%) Banking
2 1 (2.33%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 29 (67.44%) HTML
2 27 (62.79%) CSS
3 10 (23.26%) HTML5
4 6 (13.95%) Twitter Bootstrap
5 5 (11.63%) CSS3
5 5 (11.63%) jQuery
6 4 (9.30%) AngularJS
6 4 (9.30%) LAMP
6 4 (9.30%) Web Services
7 3 (6.98%) Laravel
7 3 (6.98%) REST
7 3 (6.98%) RESTful
8 2 (4.65%) LESS
8 2 (4.65%) Node.js
8 2 (4.65%) Smarty
8 2 (4.65%) Symfony
8 2 (4.65%) Visualforce
8 2 (4.65%) Yii
9 1 (2.33%) CodeIgniter
9 1 (2.33%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 8 (18.60%) Digital Media
2 3 (6.98%) Enterprise Software
2 3 (6.98%) Smartphone
2 3 (6.98%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 8 (18.60%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (39.53%) Web Development
2 11 (25.58%) MVC
3 9 (20.93%) CRM
3 9 (20.93%) OOP
4 8 (18.60%) ERP
5 6 (13.95%) Agile Software Development
5 6 (13.95%) OO PHP
6 5 (11.63%) Front End Development
7 4 (9.30%) E-Commerce
7 4 (9.30%) OO
7 4 (9.30%) TDD
8 2 (4.65%) API Integration
8 2 (4.65%) BDD
9 1 (2.33%) Data Protection
9 1 (2.33%) Open Source
9 1 (2.33%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 43 (100.00%) PHP
2 27 (62.79%) JavaScript
3 10 (23.26%) Java
4 6 (13.95%) PHP 5
5 5 (11.63%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (4.65%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 3 (6.98%) Zend
2 2 (4.65%) Salesforce.com
3 1 (2.33%) Adobe
3 1 (2.33%) Epicor
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