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 7 December 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
7 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
PHP
Rank 59 85 64
Rank change year-on-year
+26 -21
Contract jobs citing PHP 81 34 59
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 2.96% 1.33% 2.50%
As % of the Programming Languages category 8.93% 4.27% 8.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 63 21 44
Median daily rate £430 £270 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+59.25% -10.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £213 £195
10% offered a daily rate of more than £520 £325 £375
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+15.38% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 6
Median hourly rate £15.50 £35.00 £33.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-55.71% +4.47%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.10 £35.00 £18.18
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.90 £35.00 £37.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.00 £30.00 £33.50
% change year-on-year
-33.33% -10.44%
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
907 796 735
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 33.10% 31.11% 31.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 541 479 452
Median daily rate £375 £363 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.44% +3.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £250 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £393 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 29 25 35
Median hourly rate £30.75 £31.44 £28.69
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.19% +9.58%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.00 £14.25 £16.85
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.00 £42.50 £37.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £38.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +10.00%

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 7 December 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 7 December 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 39 £450 +80.00% 13
Staffordshire +1 10 £275 +1.85% 13
Warwickshire -2 9 £270 -12.19% 11
Shropshire - 5 £325 - 6
Coventry - 4 £350 - 1
Wolverhampton - 3 £450 - 3
West Bromwich - 2 - -
Solihull 0 1 £325 +44.44% 4
Worcestershire 0 1 - - 8
PHP
England

PHP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 7 December 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 91 (58.71%) JavaScript
2 76 (49.03%) HTML
2 76 (49.03%) Web Development
3 73 (47.10%) CSS
4 54 (34.84%) MySQL
5 47 (30.32%) Java
6 44 (28.39%) Linux
7 41 (26.45%) Git (software)
8 35 (22.58%) Agile Software Development
9 31 (20.00%) OO
10 29 (18.71%) CRM
11 28 (18.06%) ERP
11 28 (18.06%) Network Security
11 28 (18.06%) Amazon AWS
11 28 (18.06%) Digital Media
11 28 (18.06%) Jenkins
12 27 (17.42%) Opscode Chef
12 27 (17.42%) Continuous Integration
12 27 (17.42%) Configuration Management
13 26 (16.77%) Puppet
14 23 (14.84%) HTTP
14 23 (14.84%) Python
15 22 (14.19%) WordPress
16 21 (13.55%) Web Services
16 21 (13.55%) MVC
17 20 (12.90%) .NET
17 20 (12.90%) OO PHP
18 19 (12.26%) Ruby
18 19 (12.26%) HTML5
19 18 (11.61%) jQuery

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 22 (14.19%) WordPress
2 17 (10.97%) CMS
3 9 (5.81%) Apache
4 5 (3.23%) Drupal
4 5 (3.23%) nginx
4 5 (3.23%) Umbraco
5 4 (2.58%) ColdFusion
5 4 (2.58%) Confluence
5 4 (2.58%) Elasticsearch
6 3 (1.94%) Apache Solr
6 3 (1.94%) Apache Spark
6 3 (1.94%) IIS
6 3 (1.94%) Joomla!
7 1 (0.65%) Exchange Server 2010
7 1 (0.65%) MS Exchange
7 1 (0.65%) Oracle SOA Suite
7 1 (0.65%) Tomcat
Applications
1 1 (0.65%) Adobe Illustrator
1 1 (0.65%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 4 (2.58%) Magento
2 1 (0.65%) OpenCart
Cloud Services
1 28 (18.06%) Amazon AWS
2 11 (7.10%) Microsoft Azure
3 5 (3.23%) Amazon EC2
4 4 (2.58%) Amazon ELB
4 4 (2.58%) Amazon S3
4 4 (2.58%) Amazon SQS
4 4 (2.58%) GitHub
4 4 (2.58%) PaaS
4 4 (2.58%) Route 53
4 4 (2.58%) Virtual Private Cloud
5 3 (1.94%) Amazon ElastiCache
5 3 (1.94%) Amazon EMR
5 3 (1.94%) AWS CloudFormation
6 2 (1.29%) Cloud Computing
7 1 (0.65%) IaaS
7 1 (0.65%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 28 (18.06%) Network Security
2 23 (14.84%) HTTP
3 10 (6.45%) SSL
3 10 (6.45%) TCP/IP
4 2 (1.29%) DNS
5 1 (0.65%) Extranet
5 1 (0.65%) Intranet
5 1 (0.65%) LDAP
5 1 (0.65%) OpenLDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 54 (34.84%) MySQL
2 15 (9.68%) MongoDB
3 14 (9.03%) Relational Database
3 14 (9.03%) SQL Server
4 13 (8.39%) PostgreSQL
5 3 (1.94%) Amazon DynamoDB
5 3 (1.94%) Amazon RDS
5 3 (1.94%) Big Data
5 3 (1.94%) Hadoop
5 3 (1.94%) NoSQL
5 3 (1.94%) Pentaho
6 2 (1.29%) CouchDB
6 2 (1.29%) MS Access
6 2 (1.29%) SQL Server 2008
6 2 (1.29%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 2 (1.29%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 2 (1.29%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 1 (0.65%) Microsoft Analysis Services
7 1 (0.65%) Power BI
7 1 (0.65%) Redis
Development Applications
1 41 (26.45%) Git (software)
2 28 (18.06%) Jenkins
3 12 (7.74%) Subversion
4 11 (7.10%) JIRA
5 4 (2.58%) Eclipse
5 4 (2.58%) NetBeans
5 4 (2.58%) Zend Studio
6 3 (1.94%) Talend Open Studio
7 2 (1.29%) JMeter
7 2 (1.29%) JUnit
7 2 (1.29%) Selenium
7 2 (1.29%) SoapUI
7 2 (1.29%) Visual Studio
8 1 (0.65%) Cucumber
8 1 (0.65%) Fiddler
8 1 (0.65%) HP UFT
8 1 (0.65%) Mercurial
8 1 (0.65%) PhpStorm
8 1 (0.65%) Xcode
8 1 (0.65%) Yeoman
General
1 10 (6.45%) Finance
2 4 (2.58%) Banking
2 4 (2.58%) Electronics
2 4 (2.58%) Manufacturing
3 3 (1.94%) Retail
4 2 (1.29%) Automotive
4 2 (1.29%) Marketing
5 1 (0.65%) Billing
5 1 (0.65%) Multimedia
5 1 (0.65%) Publishing
5 1 (0.65%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 109 (70.32%) Developer
2 65 (41.94%) PHP Developer
3 19 (12.26%) Senior Developer
4 11 (7.10%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
4 11 (7.10%) Web Developer
5 10 (6.45%) JavaScript Developer
6 8 (5.16%) Senior PHP Developer
7 7 (4.52%) .NET Developer
7 7 (4.52%) DevOps Engineer
7 7 (4.52%) HTML Developer
7 7 (4.52%) WebOps Engineer
8 6 (3.87%) Digital Developer
8 6 (3.87%) HTML CSS Developer
8 6 (3.87%) MySQL Developer
8 6 (3.87%) PHP MySQL Developer
8 6 (3.87%) Senior WebOps Engineer
9 5 (3.23%) Analyst
9 5 (3.23%) Architect
9 5 (3.23%) Senior DevOps
9 5 (3.23%) Umbraco Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 76 (49.03%) HTML
2 73 (47.10%) CSS
3 21 (13.55%) Web Services
4 20 (12.90%) .NET
5 19 (12.26%) HTML5
6 18 (11.61%) jQuery
7 15 (9.68%) LAMP
8 11 (7.10%) Laravel
9 9 (5.81%) AngularJS
9 9 (5.81%) RESTful
10 8 (5.16%) Sass
11 7 (4.52%) CSS3
11 7 (4.52%) Node.js
11 7 (4.52%) Symfony
12 6 (3.87%) ASP.NET
12 6 (3.87%) JSON
13 5 (3.23%) Ajax
14 4 (2.58%) Razor View Engine
14 4 (2.58%) REST
14 4 (2.58%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 28 (18.06%) Digital Media
2 13 (8.39%) User Experience
2 13 (8.39%) Visualisation
3 7 (4.52%) CMDB
4 6 (3.87%) Mobile App
5 5 (3.23%) Enterprise Software
6 4 (2.58%) Smartphone
7 3 (1.94%) Algorithms
8 2 (1.29%) Computer Science
8 2 (1.29%) Data Protection Act
8 2 (1.29%) NHS
8 2 (1.29%) Telematics
9 1 (0.65%) Analytical Skills
9 1 (0.65%) Data Integration
9 1 (0.65%) Reference Data
Operating Systems
1 44 (28.39%) Linux
2 17 (10.97%) Unix
3 15 (9.68%) Mac OS X
4 7 (4.52%) Windows
5 5 (3.23%) Android
5 5 (3.23%) Apple iOS
6 3 (1.94%) Windows Server
7 2 (1.29%) Windows Server 2008
8 1 (0.65%) Ubuntu
8 1 (0.65%) Windows 7
8 1 (0.65%) Windows Mobile
8 1 (0.65%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 76 (49.03%) Web Development
2 35 (22.58%) Agile Software Development
3 31 (20.00%) OO
4 29 (18.71%) CRM
5 28 (18.06%) ERP
6 27 (17.42%) Configuration Management
6 27 (17.42%) Continuous Integration
7 21 (13.55%) MVC
8 20 (12.90%) OO PHP
9 17 (10.97%) DevOps
10 16 (10.32%) Web Design
11 15 (9.68%) Front End Development
11 15 (9.68%) Open Source
11 15 (9.68%) Responsive Web Design
12 14 (9.03%) Line Management
13 13 (8.39%) E-Commerce
14 12 (7.74%) Mentoring
14 12 (7.74%) Web Operations
15 6 (3.87%) API Integration
15 6 (3.87%) OOP
Programming Languages
1 91 (58.71%) JavaScript
2 47 (30.32%) Java
3 23 (14.84%) Python
4 19 (12.26%) Ruby
5 16 (10.32%) C#
6 14 (9.03%) SQL
7 8 (5.16%) PHP 5
8 4 (2.58%) Bash Shell
8 4 (2.58%) Perl
9 2 (1.29%) C++
9 2 (1.29%) PHP 7
9 2 (1.29%) PL/SQL
9 2 (1.29%) T-SQL
9 2 (1.29%) VB
10 1 (0.65%) Apple Swift
10 1 (0.65%) Objective-C
10 1 (0.65%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 7 (4.52%) ISEB
1 7 (4.52%) ISTQB
1 7 (4.52%) Security Cleared
2 5 (3.23%) SC Cleared
3 2 (1.29%) BPSS Clearance
3 2 (1.29%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (3.23%) QA
2 3 (1.94%) Disclosure Scotland
3 1 (0.65%) Data Quality
System Software
1 4 (2.58%) Active Directory
2 3 (1.94%) Virtual Machines
3 2 (1.29%) Docker
4 1 (0.65%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 27 (17.42%) Opscode Chef
2 26 (16.77%) Puppet
3 17 (10.97%) Ansible
4 11 (7.10%) Salt
5 5 (3.23%) Terraform
6 4 (2.58%) Kibana
6 4 (2.58%) logstash
7 3 (1.94%) collectd
7 3 (1.94%) Plesk
7 3 (1.94%) StatsD
8 1 (0.65%) McAfee ePO
8 1 (0.65%) Nagios
Vendors
1 13 (8.39%) Rackspace
2 9 (5.81%) Zend
3 7 (4.52%) Oracle
4 3 (1.94%) Informatica
4 3 (1.94%) SaltStack
4 3 (1.94%) Talend
5 2 (1.29%) Salesforce.com
5 2 (1.29%) Splunk
6 1 (0.65%) Adobe
6 1 (0.65%) Apple
6 1 (0.65%) Epicor
6 1 (0.65%) Google
6 1 (0.65%) hybris
6 1 (0.65%) Intel Security
6 1 (0.65%) Pega
6 1 (0.65%) VMware
6 1 (0.65%) webMethods
6 1 (0.65%) Xamarin
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