The table below looks at the statistics for PHP skills 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 over the 3 months to 17 April 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
17 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
PHP
Rank 75 52 82
Rank change year-on-year
-23 +30
Contract jobs citing PHP 54 67 23
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 1.99% 2.83% 1.22%
As % of the Programming Languages category 6.34% 9.09% 3.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 35 40 15
Average daily rate
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£298 £305 £250
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.45% +22.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £226 £177
10% offered a daily rate of more than £345 £423 £342
UK excluding London average daily rate £310 £325 £275
% change year-on-year
-4.61% +18.18%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 7 0
Average hourly rate £30.20 £32.50 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.07% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.35 £35.00 £15.75
% change year-on-year
-24.71% +122.22%
PHP
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Programming Languages category in contract jobs advertised in the West Midlands region.

Programming Languages Category
West Midlands
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
852 737 601
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 31.44% 31.18% 31.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 502 423 316
Average daily rate £325 £318 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.36% -2.30%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £435 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £330 £325
% change year-on-year
+6.06% +1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 46 30 24
Average hourly rate £28.69 £32.50 £37.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-11.72% -12.16%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.50 £12.40 £15.31
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £37.50 £37.80
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £36.40 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-1.09% +4.00%

PHP
Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing PHP across the West Midlands region as a proportion of the total demand within the Programming Languages category.

PHP Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

PHP
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 across the West Midlands region.

PHP Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

PHP
Daily Rate Histogram in the West Midlands

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing PHP across the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 17 April 2015.

PHP Daily Rate Histogram in the West Midlands

PHP
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 across the West Midlands region.

PHP Hourly Rate Trend in the West Midlands

PHP
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 within the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 17 April 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 -19 22 £294 +6.81% 18
Warwickshire -5 10 £295 -4.45% 9
Staffordshire -4 8 £285 -18.57% 11
Worcestershire - 5 £218 - 4
Coventry -2 4 £313 -3.84% 4
Herefordshire -6 1 £188 -53.12%
Shropshire - - - -
Dudley - - - - 1
Solihull - - - - 3
Sutton Coldfield - - - -
Walsall - - - - 1
Wolverhampton - - - - 2
PHP
England

PHP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 17 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the West Midlands region citing PHP also 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 that cited PHP.

1 50 (52.63%) HTML
2 49 (51.58%) JavaScript
3 48 (50.53%) MySQL
4 46 (48.42%) CSS
5 31 (32.63%) jQuery
6 18 (18.95%) MVC
7 17 (17.89%) Web Services
7 17 (17.89%) Linux
8 16 (16.84%) Agile Software Development
8 16 (16.84%) Ajax
9 15 (15.79%) HTML5
10 14 (14.74%) PHP5
11 13 (13.68%) Drupal
11 13 (13.68%) OOP
11 13 (13.68%) XML
12 12 (12.63%) .NET
12 12 (12.63%) E-Commerce
12 12 (12.63%) Git (software)
13 11 (11.58%) Finance
13 11 (11.58%) Apache
14 10 (10.53%) SQL Server
14 10 (10.53%) SQL
14 10 (10.53%) MongoDB
15 9 (9.47%) Open Source
15 9 (9.47%) REST
15 9 (9.47%) CSS3
15 9 (9.47%) LAMP
15 9 (9.47%) Java
15 9 (9.47%) OO
15 9 (9.47%) Microsoft

PHP
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the West Midlands region citing PHP also 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 that cited PHP. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 13 (13.68%) Drupal
2 11 (11.58%) Apache
3 7 (7.37%) IIS
3 7 (7.37%) WordPress
4 6 (6.32%) CMS
5 2 (2.11%) Exchange Server 2007
5 2 (2.11%) MS Exchange
5 2 (2.11%) Exchange Server 2010
5 2 (2.11%) OpenStack
6 1 (1.05%) Node.js
6 1 (1.05%) Sitecore CMS
6 1 (1.05%) SharePoint 2010
6 1 (1.05%) SharePoint
6 1 (1.05%) Umbraco
Applications
1 7 (7.37%) Photoshop
2 4 (4.21%) MS Excel
2 4 (4.21%) Adobe Illustrator
3 3 (3.16%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 2 (2.11%) MS Project
4 2 (2.11%) MS Office
5 1 (1.05%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 8 (8.42%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 8 (8.42%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (5.26%) Amazon EC2
3 4 (4.21%) Google Cloud Platform
4 3 (3.16%) PaaS
5 2 (2.11%) Heroku
5 2 (2.11%) Joyent
5 2 (2.11%) IaaS
5 2 (2.11%) Google App Engine
5 2 (2.11%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
6 1 (1.05%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (4.21%) Intranet
2 3 (3.16%) Firewall
3 2 (2.11%) Internet
3 2 (2.11%) VLAN
4 1 (1.05%) Wi-Fi
4 1 (1.05%) ASN.1
4 1 (1.05%) Intrusion Detection
4 1 (1.05%) LAN
4 1 (1.05%) WAN
4 1 (1.05%) Ethernet
4 1 (1.05%) TCP/IP
4 1 (1.05%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 48 (50.53%) MySQL
2 10 (10.53%) SQL Server
2 10 (10.53%) MongoDB
3 4 (4.21%) SQL Server 2008
4 3 (3.16%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 2 (2.11%) PostgreSQL
5 2 (2.11%) SQL Server 2005
5 2 (2.11%) SQL Server 2012
6 1 (1.05%) Data Mining
6 1 (1.05%) DataStage
Development Applications
1 12 (12.63%) Git (software)
2 8 (8.42%) Subversion
3 5 (5.26%) PHPUnit
4 3 (3.16%) Jenkins
4 3 (3.16%) PhpStorm
4 3 (3.16%) VSS/SourceSafe
5 2 (2.11%) Visual Studio
5 2 (2.11%) NetBeans
6 1 (1.05%) ClearCase
6 1 (1.05%) ClearQuest
6 1 (1.05%) JIRA
6 1 (1.05%) Selenium
6 1 (1.05%) WebDriver
6 1 (1.05%) Zephyr
6 1 (1.05%) Grunt
6 1 (1.05%) Cucumber
General
1 11 (11.58%) Finance
2 4 (4.21%) Automotive
3 2 (2.11%) Banking
3 2 (2.11%) Marketing
4 1 (1.05%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 71 (74.74%) Developer
2 50 (52.63%) PHP Developer
3 13 (13.68%) PHP MySQL Developer
4 12 (12.63%) MySQL Developer
5 10 (10.53%) Web Developer
6 7 (7.37%) Front-End Developer
7 4 (4.21%) Magento Developer
7 4 (4.21%) Senior Developer
7 4 (4.21%) Analyst
7 4 (4.21%) Architect
7 4 (4.21%) Drupal Developer
7 4 (4.21%) PHP Drupal Developer
8 3 (3.16%) PHP Web Developer
8 3 (3.16%) Senior PHP Developer
8 3 (3.16%) .NET Developer
8 3 (3.16%) Software Developer
8 3 (3.16%) Administrator
8 3 (3.16%) Front-End Web Developer
9 2 (2.11%) WordPress Developer
9 2 (2.11%) Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 50 (52.63%) HTML
2 46 (48.42%) CSS
3 31 (32.63%) jQuery
4 17 (17.89%) Web Services
5 16 (16.84%) Ajax
6 15 (15.79%) HTML5
7 13 (13.68%) XML
8 12 (12.63%) .NET
9 9 (9.47%) REST
9 9 (9.47%) CSS3
9 9 (9.47%) LAMP
10 7 (7.37%) Laravel
10 7 (7.37%) ASP.NET
10 7 (7.37%) Yii
11 6 (6.32%) JSON
11 6 (6.32%) Sass
11 6 (6.32%) AngularJS
12 5 (5.26%) Twitter Bootstrap
12 5 (5.26%) Symfony
13 3 (3.16%) LESS
Miscellaneous
1 9 (9.47%) Open Source
2 7 (7.37%) User Experience
2 7 (7.37%) Analytical Skills
3 5 (5.26%) Mobile App
4 4 (4.21%) Taxonomies
5 3 (3.16%) Blog
5 3 (3.16%) Social Media
6 2 (2.11%) Public Cloud
6 2 (2.11%) Blackberry
6 2 (2.11%) Management Information System
7 1 (1.05%) Digital Media
Operating Systems
1 17 (17.89%) Linux
2 5 (5.26%) UNIX
3 4 (4.21%) Apple iOS
4 3 (3.16%) Windows Server 2003
4 3 (3.16%) Windows
4 3 (3.16%) Android
4 3 (3.16%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (2.11%) Windows Phone
6 1 (1.05%) Ubuntu
6 1 (1.05%) CentOS
6 1 (1.05%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (1.05%) Solaris
6 1 (1.05%) Windows XP
6 1 (1.05%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (18.95%) MVC
2 16 (16.84%) Agile Software Development
3 13 (13.68%) OOP
4 12 (12.63%) E-Commerce
5 9 (9.47%) OO
6 8 (8.42%) Web Development
7 7 (7.37%) Configuration Management
8 6 (6.32%) Scrum
8 6 (6.32%) DevOps
9 4 (4.21%) Content Management
9 4 (4.21%) Software Engineering
9 4 (4.21%) Responsive Web Design
9 4 (4.21%) Web Application Development
9 4 (4.21%) Workflow
10 3 (3.16%) SEO
10 3 (3.16%) Service Delivery
10 3 (3.16%) Unit Testing
10 3 (3.16%) Time Management
10 3 (3.16%) Web Design
10 3 (3.16%) Continuous Delivery
Programming Languages
1 49 (51.58%) JavaScript
2 14 (14.74%) PHP5
3 10 (10.53%) SQL
4 9 (9.47%) Java
5 8 (8.42%) C#
6 6 (6.32%) Perl
7 3 (3.16%) C++
7 3 (3.16%) PHP4
7 3 (3.16%) Python
8 2 (2.11%) Korn
8 2 (2.11%) XPath
8 2 (2.11%) C
9 1 (1.05%) VB.NET
9 1 (1.05%) VBA
9 1 (1.05%) Scala
Qualifications
1 3 (3.16%) Degree
2 1 (1.05%) SC Cleared
2 1 (1.05%) Security Cleared
2 1 (1.05%) CCNP
2 1 (1.05%) CCNA
2 1 (1.05%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (1.05%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (1.05%) RHCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.11%) SLA
1 2 (2.11%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (1.05%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 3 (3.16%) Active Directory
2 2 (2.11%) XenServer
2 2 (2.11%) KVM
3 1 (1.05%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 6 (6.32%) Puppet
1 6 (6.32%) Opscode Chef
2 5 (5.26%) Ansible
3 2 (2.11%) Vagrant
4 1 (1.05%) Salt
Vendors
1 9 (9.47%) Microsoft
2 6 (6.32%) Adobe
2 6 (6.32%) Zend
3 5 (5.26%) Red Hat
3 5 (5.26%) VMware
3 5 (5.26%) Google
4 3 (3.16%) Salesforce.com
5 2 (2.11%) Rackspace
5 2 (2.11%) Oracle
6 1 (1.05%) Sybase
6 1 (1.05%) Business Objects
6 1 (1.05%) IBM
6 1 (1.05%) Sun
6 1 (1.05%) HP
6 1 (1.05%) Citrix
6 1 (1.05%) Sitecore
6 1 (1.05%) Twitter
6 1 (1.05%) Apple
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