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 1 October 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
1 Oct 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
PHP
Rank 68 82 60
Rank change year-on-year
+14 -22
Contract jobs citing PHP 78 44 64
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 2.45% 1.72% 2.48%
As % of the Programming Languages category 7.77% 5.86% 7.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 66 31 48
Median daily rate £350 £300 £315
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.66% -4.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £210 £225 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £463 £375 £375
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £300 £325
% change year-on-year
+16.66% -7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 2 2
Median hourly rate £15.00 £12.75 £9.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+17.64% +34.21%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.00 £17.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-14.28% -30.00%
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
1004 751 827
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 31.51% 29.40% 32.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 620 449 460
Median daily rate £360 £350 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.85% +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £250 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 33 28 25
Median hourly rate £39.20 £30.00 £20.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+30.66% +48.14%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.75 £11.26 £18.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £34.84 £31.65
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.00 £39.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+5.12% +11.42%

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 1 October 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 1 October 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 +5 22 £401 +23.23% 14
Shropshire -15 12 £363 +51.04% 10
Warwickshire +2 10 £350 +27.27% 8
Coventry -11 6 £350 +40.00% 3
Staffordshire -2 3 £300 +11.11% 9
Solihull -2 1 £325 - 1
Worcestershire -7 1 - - 5
West Bromwich - 1 - -
Wolverhampton - 1 £400 - 3
PHP
England

PHP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 1 October 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 (69.47%) JavaScript
2 79 (60.31%) Web Development
3 74 (56.49%) HTML
4 70 (53.44%) CSS
5 61 (46.56%) Java
6 45 (34.35%) CRM
7 44 (33.59%) ERP
7 44 (33.59%) Network Security
7 44 (33.59%) Digital Media
8 43 (32.82%) MySQL
9 28 (21.37%) HTML5
10 25 (19.08%) MVC
11 23 (17.56%) .NET
12 22 (16.79%) Linux
13 20 (15.27%) OO
13 20 (15.27%) WordPress
14 18 (13.74%) C#
14 18 (13.74%) Agile Software Development
15 17 (12.98%) CMS
15 17 (12.98%) Front End Development
16 16 (12.21%) jQuery
16 16 (12.21%) Git (software)
17 15 (11.45%) CSS3
17 15 (11.45%) AngularJS
18 14 (10.69%) SQL
18 14 (10.69%) SQL Server
19 13 (9.92%) E-Commerce
20 12 (9.16%) Amazon AWS
20 12 (9.16%) Puppet
21 11 (8.40%) LAMP

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 20 (15.27%) WordPress
2 17 (12.98%) CMS
3 7 (5.34%) Umbraco
4 4 (3.05%) Apache
4 4 (3.05%) ColdFusion
5 3 (2.29%) Confluence
6 2 (1.53%) IIS
6 2 (1.53%) Joomla!
6 2 (1.53%) nginx
7 1 (0.76%) Drupal
7 1 (0.76%) Elasticsearch
7 1 (0.76%) Exchange Server 2010
7 1 (0.76%) MS Exchange
7 1 (0.76%) Tomcat
Applications
1 3 (2.29%) Photoshop
2 1 (0.76%) Adobe Illustrator
2 1 (0.76%) Fireworks
Business Applications
1 3 (2.29%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 12 (9.16%) Amazon AWS
2 10 (7.63%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (1.53%) Adobe Creative Cloud
3 2 (1.53%) Amazon EC2
3 2 (1.53%) Cloud Computing
3 2 (1.53%) GitHub
4 1 (0.76%) Amazon ELB
4 1 (0.76%) Amazon S3
4 1 (0.76%) Amazon SQS
4 1 (0.76%) IaaS
4 1 (0.76%) PaaS
4 1 (0.76%) Route 53
4 1 (0.76%) SaaS
4 1 (0.76%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 44 (33.59%) Network Security
2 7 (5.34%) HTTP
3 3 (2.29%) DNS
4 2 (1.53%) Firewall
4 2 (1.53%) NetScaler
5 1 (0.76%) Cisco IPT
5 1 (0.76%) Cisco ISE
5 1 (0.76%) DHCP
5 1 (0.76%) HTTPS
5 1 (0.76%) LDAP
5 1 (0.76%) SNMP
5 1 (0.76%) TACACS
5 1 (0.76%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 43 (32.82%) MySQL
2 14 (10.69%) SQL Server
3 8 (6.11%) Relational Database
4 6 (4.58%) MongoDB
5 3 (2.29%) NoSQL
5 3 (2.29%) PostgreSQL
6 2 (1.53%) CouchDB
6 2 (1.53%) MS Access
6 2 (1.53%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 2 (1.53%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 2 (1.53%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 1 (0.76%) Microsoft Analysis Services
7 1 (0.76%) Oracle Database
7 1 (0.76%) Power BI
7 1 (0.76%) RDBMS
7 1 (0.76%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 16 (12.21%) Git (software)
2 10 (7.63%) JIRA
3 9 (6.87%) Jenkins
4 4 (3.05%) Eclipse
4 4 (3.05%) NetBeans
4 4 (3.05%) Zend Studio
5 2 (1.53%) Mercurial
5 2 (1.53%) Selenium
5 2 (1.53%) Subversion
5 2 (1.53%) Visual Studio
6 1 (0.76%) Bower
6 1 (0.76%) Fiddler
6 1 (0.76%) gulp
6 1 (0.76%) HP UFT
6 1 (0.76%) JUnit
6 1 (0.76%) PhpStorm
6 1 (0.76%) PHPUnit
6 1 (0.76%) SoapUI
6 1 (0.76%) Xcode
6 1 (0.76%) Yeoman
General
1 9 (6.87%) Finance
2 4 (3.05%) Banking
2 4 (3.05%) Electronics
2 4 (3.05%) Retail
3 3 (2.29%) Automotive
3 3 (2.29%) Manufacturing
4 2 (1.53%) Marketing
5 1 (0.76%) Billing
5 1 (0.76%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 105 (80.15%) Developer
2 58 (44.27%) PHP Developer
3 15 (11.45%) JavaScript Developer
4 13 (9.92%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
4 13 (9.92%) Senior Developer
5 11 (8.40%) Web Developer
6 10 (7.63%) .NET Developer
7 7 (5.34%) HTML CSS Developer
7 7 (5.34%) HTML Developer
7 7 (5.34%) Umbraco Developer
8 6 (4.58%) C# .NET Developer
8 6 (4.58%) C# Developer
9 5 (3.82%) Analyst
9 5 (3.82%) Full Stack Developer
9 5 (3.82%) PHP Web Developer
10 4 (3.05%) Java Developer
10 4 (3.05%) Lead Developer
10 4 (3.05%) PHP Symfony Developer
10 4 (3.05%) Symfony Developer
10 4 (3.05%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 74 (56.49%) HTML
2 70 (53.44%) CSS
3 28 (21.37%) HTML5
4 23 (17.56%) .NET
5 16 (12.21%) jQuery
6 15 (11.45%) AngularJS
6 15 (11.45%) CSS3
7 11 (8.40%) LAMP
8 10 (7.63%) Node.js
8 10 (7.63%) Sass
8 10 (7.63%) Symfony
9 9 (6.87%) REST
10 8 (6.11%) Web Services
11 7 (5.34%) JSON
11 7 (5.34%) RESTful
11 7 (5.34%) Twitter Bootstrap
12 5 (3.82%) ASP.NET
12 5 (3.82%) Laravel
12 5 (3.82%) Razor View Engine
13 4 (3.05%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 44 (33.59%) Digital Media
2 9 (6.87%) User Experience
3 7 (5.34%) CMDB
4 6 (4.58%) Mobile App
4 6 (4.58%) Visualisation
5 5 (3.82%) Enterprise Software
6 4 (3.05%) Smartphone
7 3 (2.29%) Computer Science
8 2 (1.53%) Data Protection Act
8 2 (1.53%) NHS
8 2 (1.53%) Telematics
9 1 (0.76%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 22 (16.79%) Linux
2 10 (7.63%) Unix
3 8 (6.11%) Mac OS X
3 8 (6.11%) Windows
4 4 (3.05%) Android
4 4 (3.05%) Apple iOS
4 4 (3.05%) Windows Server
5 1 (0.76%) CentOS
5 1 (0.76%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (0.76%) Windows 7
5 1 (0.76%) Windows Mobile
5 1 (0.76%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (0.76%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 79 (60.31%) Web Development
2 45 (34.35%) CRM
3 44 (33.59%) ERP
4 25 (19.08%) MVC
5 20 (15.27%) OO
6 18 (13.74%) Agile Software Development
7 17 (12.98%) Front End Development
8 13 (9.92%) E-Commerce
9 11 (8.40%) OO PHP
10 10 (7.63%) Continuous Integration
10 10 (7.63%) Responsive Web Design
10 10 (7.63%) TDD
11 8 (6.11%) Configuration Management
11 8 (6.11%) Web Design
12 7 (5.34%) OOP
13 6 (4.58%) Mentoring
14 5 (3.82%) Line Management
15 4 (3.05%) Data Protection
15 4 (3.05%) DevOps
15 4 (3.05%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 91 (69.47%) JavaScript
2 61 (46.56%) Java
3 18 (13.74%) C#
4 14 (10.69%) SQL
5 9 (6.87%) PHP 5
6 8 (6.11%) Ruby
7 7 (5.34%) Python
8 2 (1.53%) C++
8 2 (1.53%) T-SQL
8 2 (1.53%) VB
9 1 (0.76%) Apple Swift
9 1 (0.76%) Bash Shell
9 1 (0.76%) Objective-C
9 1 (0.76%) Perl
9 1 (0.76%) PHP 7
9 1 (0.76%) PL/SQL
9 1 (0.76%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 7 (5.34%) ISEB
1 7 (5.34%) ISTQB
2 6 (4.58%) Security Cleared
3 3 (2.29%) SC Cleared
4 2 (1.53%) PhD
5 1 (0.76%) CCNA
5 1 (0.76%) Cisco Certification
5 1 (0.76%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (0.76%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 4 (3.05%) Active Directory
2 3 (2.29%) Virtual Machines
3 1 (0.76%) Docker
3 1 (0.76%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 12 (9.16%) Puppet
2 10 (7.63%) Opscode Chef
3 3 (2.29%) Ansible
4 2 (1.53%) Terraform
5 1 (0.76%) Cisco Prime
5 1 (0.76%) HAProxy
5 1 (0.76%) Kibana
5 1 (0.76%) logstash
5 1 (0.76%) McAfee ePO
5 1 (0.76%) Plesk
Vendors
1 8 (6.11%) Oracle
2 7 (5.34%) Zend
3 4 (3.05%) Salesforce.com
4 2 (1.53%) Cisco
4 2 (1.53%) VMware
5 1 (0.76%) Adobe
5 1 (0.76%) Apple
5 1 (0.76%) CheckPoint
5 1 (0.76%) Citrix
5 1 (0.76%) Epicor
5 1 (0.76%) hybris
5 1 (0.76%) Intel Security
5 1 (0.76%) Juniper
5 1 (0.76%) Microsoft
5 1 (0.76%) Red Hat
5 1 (0.76%) Splunk
5 1 (0.76%) Xamarin
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