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 17 January 2017 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
17 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
PHP
England / West Midlands
Rank 75 81 67
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -14
Contract jobs citing PHP 51 37 39
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 2.12% 1.57% 1.84%
As % of the Programming Languages category 6.98% 4.72% 6.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 31 22 28
Median daily rate £325 £290 £293
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.06% -0.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £236 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £489 £398 £375
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 6
Median hourly rate £16.00 £35.00 £33.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-54.28% +4.47%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £31.45 £35.00 £22.35
% change year-on-year
-10.14% +56.59%

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
731 784 606
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 30.32% 33.33% 28.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 436 478 382
Median daily rate £375 £365 £340
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.73% +7.35%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £264 £273 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £438
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 18 17 38
Median hourly rate £25.00 £25.00 £28.69
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -12.86%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.92 £20.00 £16.85
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £41.00 £37.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.00 £39.00 £35.18
% change year-on-year
+5.12% +10.87%

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 17 January 2017.

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 17 January 2017. 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 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
Staffordshire +7 13 £275 +4.76% 5
Birmingham -7 13 £413 +17.85% 32
Warwickshire -5 7 £270 -16.92% 15
Herefordshire +7 4 - -
Wolverhampton - 3 £450 - 1
Shropshire +13 2 - - 5
Coventry -12 2 - - 3
West Bromwich - 1 - -
PHP
England

PHP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 17 January 2017, 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 85 (60.71%) JavaScript
2 72 (51.43%) HTML
3 67 (47.86%) Web Development
4 65 (46.43%) CSS
5 53 (37.86%) MySQL
6 44 (31.43%) Linux
7 42 (30.00%) Git (software)
8 32 (22.86%) Java
9 31 (22.14%) OO
10 30 (21.43%) Agile Software Development
11 28 (20.00%) Continuous Integration
11 28 (20.00%) Jenkins
12 27 (19.29%) Configuration Management
13 23 (16.43%) HTTP
14 22 (15.71%) Python
14 22 (15.71%) Amazon AWS
14 22 (15.71%) Opscode Chef
15 20 (14.29%) OO PHP
15 20 (14.29%) Digital Media
15 20 (14.29%) Network Security
15 20 (14.29%) WordPress
15 20 (14.29%) CRM
15 20 (14.29%) ERP
16 19 (13.57%) MVC
16 19 (13.57%) Puppet
17 18 (12.86%) Laravel
17 18 (12.86%) Web Services
18 17 (12.14%) Unix
18 17 (12.14%) jQuery
18 17 (12.14%) Ansible

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 (14.29%) WordPress
2 16 (11.43%) CMS
3 12 (8.57%) Apache
4 6 (4.29%) Drupal
5 5 (3.57%) nginx
6 4 (2.86%) Elasticsearch
7 3 (2.14%) Apache Solr
7 3 (2.14%) Apache Spark
7 3 (2.14%) ColdFusion
7 3 (2.14%) IIS
7 3 (2.14%) Joomla!
8 2 (1.43%) Confluence
9 1 (0.71%) Exchange Server 2010
9 1 (0.71%) MS Exchange
9 1 (0.71%) Oracle SOA Suite
9 1 (0.71%) Tomcat
Applications
1 1 (0.71%) Adobe Illustrator
1 1 (0.71%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 3 (2.14%) Magento
2 1 (0.71%) OpenCart
Cloud Services
1 22 (15.71%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (3.57%) Amazon EC2
3 4 (2.86%) Amazon ELB
3 4 (2.86%) Amazon S3
3 4 (2.86%) Amazon SQS
3 4 (2.86%) GitHub
3 4 (2.86%) Microsoft Azure
3 4 (2.86%) PaaS
3 4 (2.86%) Route 53
3 4 (2.86%) Virtual Private Cloud
4 3 (2.14%) Amazon ElastiCache
4 3 (2.14%) Amazon EMR
4 3 (2.14%) AWS CloudFormation
5 2 (1.43%) Cloud Computing
6 1 (0.71%) Google Analytics
6 1 (0.71%) IaaS
6 1 (0.71%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 23 (16.43%) HTTP
2 20 (14.29%) Network Security
3 10 (7.14%) SSL
3 10 (7.14%) TCP/IP
4 2 (1.43%) DNS
5 1 (0.71%) Extranet
5 1 (0.71%) Intranet
5 1 (0.71%) LDAP
5 1 (0.71%) OpenLDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 53 (37.86%) MySQL
2 14 (10.00%) MongoDB
2 14 (10.00%) Relational Database
3 13 (9.29%) PostgreSQL
4 12 (8.57%) SQL Server
5 3 (2.14%) Amazon DynamoDB
5 3 (2.14%) Amazon RDS
5 3 (2.14%) Big Data
5 3 (2.14%) Hadoop
5 3 (2.14%) NoSQL
5 3 (2.14%) Pentaho
6 2 (1.43%) CouchDB
6 2 (1.43%) MS Access
6 2 (1.43%) SQL Server 2008
7 1 (0.71%) Microsoft Analysis Services
7 1 (0.71%) Power BI
7 1 (0.71%) Redis
7 1 (0.71%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 1 (0.71%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 1 (0.71%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 42 (30.00%) Git (software)
2 28 (20.00%) Jenkins
3 12 (8.57%) Subversion
4 4 (2.86%) JIRA
5 3 (2.14%) Talend Open Studio
6 2 (1.43%) JMeter
6 2 (1.43%) JUnit
6 2 (1.43%) Selenium
6 2 (1.43%) SoapUI
6 2 (1.43%) Visual Studio
7 1 (0.71%) Cucumber
7 1 (0.71%) Eclipse
7 1 (0.71%) Fiddler
7 1 (0.71%) HP UFT
7 1 (0.71%) Mercurial
7 1 (0.71%) NetBeans
7 1 (0.71%) PhpStorm
7 1 (0.71%) Xcode
7 1 (0.71%) Yeoman
7 1 (0.71%) Zend Studio
General
1 7 (5.00%) Finance
2 4 (2.86%) Manufacturing
2 4 (2.86%) Marketing
3 3 (2.14%) Electronics
3 3 (2.14%) Retail
4 2 (1.43%) Automotive
4 2 (1.43%) Banking
5 1 (0.71%) Billing
5 1 (0.71%) Multimedia
5 1 (0.71%) Publishing
5 1 (0.71%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 101 (72.14%) Developer
2 67 (47.86%) PHP Developer
3 19 (13.57%) Senior Developer
4 11 (7.86%) Web Developer
5 9 (6.43%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
6 8 (5.71%) JavaScript Developer
6 8 (5.71%) Senior PHP Developer
7 7 (5.00%) MySQL Developer
7 7 (5.00%) PHP MySQL Developer
7 7 (5.00%) WebOps Engineer
8 6 (4.29%) Digital Developer
8 6 (4.29%) HTML Developer
8 6 (4.29%) Senior WebOps Engineer
9 5 (3.57%) Architect
9 5 (3.57%) DevOps Engineer
9 5 (3.57%) HTML CSS Developer
10 4 (2.86%) Junior
10 4 (2.86%) Junior PHP Developer
10 4 (2.86%) PHP Laravel Developer
10 4 (2.86%) Senior DevOps
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 72 (51.43%) HTML
2 65 (46.43%) CSS
3 18 (12.86%) Laravel
3 18 (12.86%) Web Services
4 17 (12.14%) jQuery
5 16 (11.43%) HTML5
6 15 (10.71%) LAMP
7 13 (9.29%) .NET
8 9 (6.43%) AngularJS
9 8 (5.71%) RESTful
9 8 (5.71%) Symfony
10 6 (4.29%) Ajax
10 6 (4.29%) CSS3
10 6 (4.29%) JSON
11 5 (3.57%) ASP.NET
11 5 (3.57%) CodeIgniter
12 4 (2.86%) Node.js
12 4 (2.86%) React
12 4 (2.86%) Sass
12 4 (2.86%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 20 (14.29%) Digital Media
2 17 (12.14%) User Experience
3 13 (9.29%) Visualisation
4 6 (4.29%) Mobile App
5 4 (2.86%) W3C
6 3 (2.14%) Algorithms
7 2 (1.43%) CMDB
7 2 (1.43%) Computer Science
7 2 (1.43%) Data Protection Act
7 2 (1.43%) Enterprise Software
7 2 (1.43%) NHS
7 2 (1.43%) Telematics
8 1 (0.71%) Analytical Skills
8 1 (0.71%) Data Integration
8 1 (0.71%) Reference Data
8 1 (0.71%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 44 (31.43%) Linux
2 17 (12.14%) Unix
3 15 (10.71%) Mac OS X
4 4 (2.86%) Android
4 4 (2.86%) Apple iOS
4 4 (2.86%) Windows
5 3 (2.14%) Windows Server
6 2 (1.43%) Windows Server 2008
7 1 (0.71%) CentOS
7 1 (0.71%) Ubuntu
7 1 (0.71%) Windows 7
7 1 (0.71%) Windows Mobile
7 1 (0.71%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 67 (47.86%) Web Development
2 31 (22.14%) OO
3 30 (21.43%) Agile Software Development
4 28 (20.00%) Continuous Integration
5 27 (19.29%) Configuration Management
6 20 (14.29%) CRM
6 20 (14.29%) ERP
6 20 (14.29%) OO PHP
7 19 (13.57%) MVC
8 16 (11.43%) Web Design
9 15 (10.71%) DevOps
9 15 (10.71%) Open Source
9 15 (10.71%) Responsive Web Design
10 14 (10.00%) Line Management
11 12 (8.57%) E-Commerce
11 12 (8.57%) Front End Development
11 12 (8.57%) Mentoring
11 12 (8.57%) Web Operations
12 6 (4.29%) TDD
13 5 (3.57%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 85 (60.71%) JavaScript
2 32 (22.86%) Java
3 22 (15.71%) Python
4 15 (10.71%) Ruby
4 15 (10.71%) SQL
5 9 (6.43%) C#
6 5 (3.57%) PHP 5
7 4 (2.86%) Bash Shell
7 4 (2.86%) Perl
8 2 (1.43%) C++
8 2 (1.43%) PHP 7
8 2 (1.43%) VB
9 1 (0.71%) Apple Swift
9 1 (0.71%) Objective-C
9 1 (0.71%) PL/SQL
9 1 (0.71%) T-SQL
9 1 (0.71%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 7 (5.00%) Security Cleared
2 5 (3.57%) SC Cleared
3 2 (1.43%) BPSS Clearance
3 2 (1.43%) ISEB
3 2 (1.43%) ISTQB
3 2 (1.43%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (3.57%) QA
2 3 (2.14%) Disclosure Scotland
3 1 (0.71%) Data Quality
System Software
1 4 (2.86%) Active Directory
2 2 (1.43%) Docker
3 1 (0.71%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 22 (15.71%) Opscode Chef
2 19 (13.57%) Puppet
3 17 (12.14%) Ansible
4 11 (7.86%) Salt
5 4 (2.86%) Kibana
5 4 (2.86%) logstash
6 3 (2.14%) collectd
6 3 (2.14%) Plesk
6 3 (2.14%) StatsD
6 3 (2.14%) Terraform
7 1 (0.71%) McAfee ePO
7 1 (0.71%) Nagios
Vendors
1 13 (9.29%) Rackspace
2 10 (7.14%) Zend
3 4 (2.86%) Oracle
4 3 (2.14%) Informatica
4 3 (2.14%) SaltStack
4 3 (2.14%) Talend
5 2 (1.43%) Apple
5 2 (1.43%) Google
5 2 (1.43%) Salesforce.com
5 2 (1.43%) Splunk
6 1 (0.71%) Adobe
6 1 (0.71%) hybris
6 1 (0.71%) Intel Security
6 1 (0.71%) Pega
6 1 (0.71%) webMethods
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Austin Fraser
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