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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited PHP over the 3 months to 24 June 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
24 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
PHP
Rank 89 52 72
Rank change year-on-year
-37 +20
Contract jobs citing PHP 54 72 50
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 1.79% 3.01% 2.12%
As % of the Programming Languages category 5.48% 9.39% 6.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 44 55 43
Median daily rate £300 £250 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+20.00% -23.07%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £220 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £325 £350
UK excluding London median daily rate £330 £325 £328
% change year-on-year
+1.53% -0.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.00 £39.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
-58.97% +14.70%
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
985 767 722
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 32.64% 32.07% 30.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 621 476 441
Median daily rate £375 £325 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.38% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £220 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £490 £425 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 22 37 24
Median hourly rate £25.00 £23.75 £31.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.26% -23.38%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.50 £17.00 £15.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £38.40 £37.50 £37.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £36.50 £36.00
% change year-on-year
+2.73% +1.38%

PHP
Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

The demand trend of contract jobs across the West Midlands region citing PHP as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 24 June 2016.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing PHP within the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 24 June 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
Birmingham -16 13 £325 +13.04% 18
Warwickshire -6 11 £303 +37.50% 12
Worcestershire 0 8 £306 +13.95% 1
Staffordshire 0 7 £300 +5.26% 8
Wolverhampton - 6 £300 - 1
Coventry -5 3 £169 -43.58% 2
Solihull - 2 £263 - 3
PHP
England

PHP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 24 June 2016, IT contractor jobs citing PHP also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the West Midlands region with a requirement for PHP.

1 69 (68.32%) HTML
2 68 (67.33%) CSS
3 66 (65.35%) JavaScript
4 53 (52.48%) Web Development
5 42 (41.58%) Java
6 37 (36.63%) MySQL
7 33 (32.67%) CRM
8 30 (29.70%) Digital Media
9 27 (26.73%) Network Security
9 27 (26.73%) HTML5
9 27 (26.73%) ERP
10 22 (21.78%) CSS3
11 19 (18.81%) jQuery
11 19 (18.81%) MVC
12 18 (17.82%) WordPress
13 16 (15.84%) Linux
13 16 (15.84%) .NET
14 15 (14.85%) CMS
14 15 (14.85%) Agile Software Development
14 15 (14.85%) Front End Development
15 14 (13.86%) AngularJS
16 11 (10.89%) C#
16 11 (10.89%) E-Commerce
17 10 (9.90%) Twitter Bootstrap
18 9 (8.91%) Umbraco
18 9 (8.91%) Ruby
18 9 (8.91%) OOP
18 9 (8.91%) SQL
19 8 (7.92%) Node.js
19 8 (7.92%) REST

PHP
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 18 (17.82%) WordPress
2 15 (14.85%) CMS
3 9 (8.91%) Umbraco
4 4 (3.96%) Drupal
5 3 (2.97%) Apache
6 2 (1.98%) ColdFusion
6 2 (1.98%) Joomla!
7 1 (0.99%) Sitecore CMS
7 1 (0.99%) Tomcat
Applications
1 7 (6.93%) Photoshop
2 4 (3.96%) Adobe Illustrator
3 2 (1.98%) Fireworks
4 1 (0.99%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (0.99%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 5 (4.95%) Magento
2 3 (2.97%) BigMachines
2 3 (2.97%) Eloqua
Cloud Services
1 4 (3.96%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (2.97%) Adobe Creative Cloud
2 3 (2.97%) Cloud Computing
2 3 (2.97%) SaaS
3 2 (1.98%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 27 (26.73%) Network Security
2 3 (2.97%) DNS
3 2 (1.98%) Firewall
3 2 (1.98%) NetScaler
4 1 (0.99%) Cisco IPT
4 1 (0.99%) Cisco ISE
4 1 (0.99%) DHCP
4 1 (0.99%) HTTP
4 1 (0.99%) HTTPS
4 1 (0.99%) SNMP
4 1 (0.99%) TACACS
4 1 (0.99%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 37 (36.63%) MySQL
2 6 (5.94%) SQL Server
3 5 (4.95%) MongoDB
3 5 (4.95%) PostgreSQL
4 4 (3.96%) Amazon DynamoDB
5 2 (1.98%) Relational Database
6 1 (0.99%) Oracle Database
6 1 (0.99%) RDBMS
6 1 (0.99%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 1 (0.99%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 1 (0.99%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 3 (2.97%) Eclipse
1 3 (2.97%) Git (software)
1 3 (2.97%) NetBeans
1 3 (2.97%) Oracle APEX
1 3 (2.97%) Zend Studio
2 1 (0.99%) Jenkins
2 1 (0.99%) JIRA
2 1 (0.99%) Mercurial
2 1 (0.99%) PHPUnit
2 1 (0.99%) Selenium
2 1 (0.99%) Subversion
2 1 (0.99%) Visual Studio
General
1 6 (5.94%) Finance
1 6 (5.94%) Marketing
2 3 (2.97%) Retail
3 2 (1.98%) Banking
4 1 (0.99%) Advertising
4 1 (0.99%) Aerospace
4 1 (0.99%) Automotive
4 1 (0.99%) Legal
4 1 (0.99%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 92 (91.09%) Developer
2 53 (52.48%) PHP Developer
3 14 (13.86%) Web Developer
4 11 (10.89%) JavaScript Developer
5 9 (8.91%) .NET Developer
6 8 (7.92%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
7 7 (6.93%) C# .NET Developer
7 7 (6.93%) C# Developer
8 6 (5.94%) HTML Developer
8 6 (5.94%) PHP Web Developer
8 6 (5.94%) Senior Developer
8 6 (5.94%) Umbraco Developer
9 5 (4.95%) HTML CSS Developer
9 5 (4.95%) WordPress Developer
10 4 (3.96%) Java Developer
10 4 (3.96%) MySQL Developer
10 4 (3.96%) PHP MySQL Developer
11 3 (2.97%) Magento Developer
11 3 (2.97%) Node.js Developer
11 3 (2.97%) PHP Magento Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 69 (68.32%) HTML
2 68 (67.33%) CSS
3 27 (26.73%) HTML5
4 22 (21.78%) CSS3
5 19 (18.81%) jQuery
6 16 (15.84%) .NET
7 14 (13.86%) AngularJS
8 10 (9.90%) Twitter Bootstrap
9 8 (7.92%) Node.js
9 8 (7.92%) REST
9 8 (7.92%) Sass
10 6 (5.94%) JSON
10 6 (5.94%) Visualforce
10 6 (5.94%) Web Services
11 5 (4.95%) ASP.NET
11 5 (4.95%) LAMP
11 5 (4.95%) Laravel
11 5 (4.95%) Mason
11 5 (4.95%) RESTful
12 4 (3.96%) Ember.js
Miscellaneous
1 30 (29.70%) Digital Media
2 7 (6.93%) User Experience
3 3 (2.97%) Computer Science
3 3 (2.97%) Enterprise Software
3 3 (2.97%) Mobile App
3 3 (2.97%) Smartphone
4 2 (1.98%) EPoS
4 2 (1.98%) Visualisation
5 1 (0.99%) e-Learning
5 1 (0.99%) Graphic Design
5 1 (0.99%) Management Information System
5 1 (0.99%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 16 (15.84%) Linux
2 6 (5.94%) Unix
3 5 (4.95%) Windows
4 3 (2.97%) Windows Server
5 1 (0.99%) Android
5 1 (0.99%) Apple iOS
5 1 (0.99%) CentOS
5 1 (0.99%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 53 (52.48%) Web Development
2 33 (32.67%) CRM
3 27 (26.73%) ERP
4 19 (18.81%) MVC
5 15 (14.85%) Agile Software Development
5 15 (14.85%) Front End Development
6 11 (10.89%) E-Commerce
7 9 (8.91%) OOP
8 7 (6.93%) OO
8 7 (6.93%) OO PHP
9 6 (5.94%) TDD
10 5 (4.95%) Responsive Web Design
11 4 (3.96%) Scrum
12 3 (2.97%) Open Source
13 2 (1.98%) BDD
13 2 (1.98%) Continuous Integration
13 2 (1.98%) Cross-Browser Compatibility
13 2 (1.98%) Data Visualisation
13 2 (1.98%) ITIL
13 2 (1.98%) SEO
Programming Languages
1 66 (65.35%) JavaScript
2 42 (41.58%) Java
3 11 (10.89%) C#
4 9 (8.91%) Ruby
4 9 (8.91%) SQL
5 7 (6.93%) PHP 5
6 4 (3.96%) Apex Code
6 4 (3.96%) Python
7 1 (0.99%) C
7 1 (0.99%) C++
7 1 (0.99%) Clojure
7 1 (0.99%) PL/SQL
7 1 (0.99%) Scala
7 1 (0.99%) Shell Script
7 1 (0.99%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (3.96%) Degree
1 4 (3.96%) Security Cleared
2 2 (1.98%) SC Cleared
3 1 (0.99%) CCNA
3 1 (0.99%) Cisco Certification
System Software
1 1 (0.99%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (0.99%) Cisco Prime
1 1 (0.99%) HAProxy
Vendors
1 7 (6.93%) Oracle
2 6 (5.94%) Salesforce.com
3 5 (4.95%) Zend
4 4 (3.96%) Adobe
5 3 (2.97%) Siebel
6 2 (1.98%) Cisco
6 2 (1.98%) Citrix
6 2 (1.98%) VMware
7 1 (0.99%) Capita
7 1 (0.99%) CheckPoint
7 1 (0.99%) Epicor
7 1 (0.99%) Juniper
7 1 (0.99%) Microsoft
7 1 (0.99%) Red Hat
7 1 (0.99%) Salesforce Marketing Cloud
7 1 (0.99%) Sitecore
7 1 (0.99%) Xamarin
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