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 14 February 2016 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
14 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
PHP
Rank 78 77 77
Rank change year-on-year
-1 0
Contract jobs citing PHP 47 35 34
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 1.81% 1.60% 1.61%
As % of the Programming Languages category 5.26% 5.25% 4.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 29 25 21
Average daily rate £280 £288 £250
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.60% +15.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £163 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £380 £360 £310
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £325 £300
% change year-on-year
- +8.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 7 5
Average hourly rate £35.00 £30.20 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+15.89% -7.07%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.50 £30.20 £21.75
% change year-on-year
+17.54% +38.85%
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
894 667 724
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 34.45% 30.58% 34.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 548 389 412
Average daily rate £363 £335 £305
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.20% +9.83%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £236 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £444
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 39 28
Average hourly rate £23.00 £28.69 £32.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-19.83% -10.34%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.04 £15.86 £17.20
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £37.50 £35.45
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £36.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+11.11% +5.88%

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 14 February 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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing PHP within the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 14 February 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
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 +8 22 £338 +22.72% 25
Warwickshire -4 7 £259 -10.68% 3
Staffordshire -3 4 £250 -28.57% 5
Coventry -5 4 £265 +63.07% 4
Shropshire -17 1 £550 +131.57% 2
Sutton Coldfield - 1 £280 - 1
PHP
England

PHP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 14 February 2016, 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 56 (67.47%) HTML
2 53 (63.86%) CSS
3 45 (54.22%) JavaScript
4 41 (49.40%) MySQL
5 30 (36.14%) HTML5
6 23 (27.71%) jQuery
7 22 (26.51%) Linux
7 22 (26.51%) CSS3
8 15 (18.07%) Agile Software Development
9 14 (16.87%) Java
10 13 (15.66%) SQL
10 13 (15.66%) OO
11 12 (14.46%) MVC
11 12 (14.46%) WordPress
12 11 (13.25%) Open Source
12 11 (13.25%) REST
12 11 (13.25%) MongoDB
12 11 (13.25%) TDD
13 10 (12.05%) LAMP
13 10 (12.05%) Unix
14 9 (10.84%) Laravel
15 8 (9.64%) Git (software)
15 8 (9.64%) OOP
15 8 (9.64%) CRM
15 8 (9.64%) Web Development
16 7 (8.43%) JSON
16 7 (8.43%) Salesforce.com
16 7 (8.43%) Cloud Computing
16 7 (8.43%) Mason
16 7 (8.43%) SaaS

PHP
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 14 February 2016, 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 12 (14.46%) WordPress
2 5 (6.02%) CMS
3 4 (4.82%) Apache
4 3 (3.61%) Drupal
4 3 (3.61%) Node.js
5 2 (2.41%) Umbraco
6 1 (1.20%) Apache Solr
6 1 (1.20%) Joomla!
Applications
1 2 (2.41%) Photoshop
2 1 (1.20%) Adobe Illustrator
2 1 (1.20%) Fireworks
2 1 (1.20%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (1.20%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 6 (7.23%) BigMachines
1 6 (7.23%) Eloqua
2 1 (1.20%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 7 (8.43%) Cloud Computing
1 7 (8.43%) SaaS
2 5 (6.02%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (2.41%) GitHub
4 1 (1.20%) Adobe Creative Cloud
4 1 (1.20%) Amazon EC2
4 1 (1.20%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 5 (6.02%) VoIP
2 2 (2.41%) Asterisk PBX
2 2 (2.41%) Internet
3 1 (1.20%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 41 (49.40%) MySQL
2 11 (13.25%) MongoDB
3 4 (4.82%) Amazon DynamoDB
4 3 (3.61%) PostgreSQL
4 3 (3.61%) Relational Database
4 3 (3.61%) SQL Server
5 2 (2.41%) NoSQL
6 1 (1.20%) Redis
Development Applications
1 8 (9.64%) Git (software)
2 6 (7.23%) Oracle APEX
3 3 (3.61%) Eclipse
3 3 (3.61%) Grunt
3 3 (3.61%) NetBeans
3 3 (3.61%) Selenium
3 3 (3.61%) Zend Studio
4 2 (2.41%) PHPUnit
4 2 (2.41%) WebDriver
5 1 (1.20%) Gradle
5 1 (1.20%) gulp
5 1 (1.20%) Jenkins
5 1 (1.20%) JIRA
5 1 (1.20%) Vagrant
General
1 6 (7.23%) Finance
2 5 (6.02%) Marketing
3 2 (2.41%) Games
4 1 (1.20%) Billing
4 1 (1.20%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 70 (84.34%) Developer
2 51 (61.45%) PHP Developer
3 11 (13.25%) JavaScript Developer
4 8 (9.64%) HTML Developer
4 8 (9.64%) Web Developer
5 7 (8.43%) HTML CSS Developer
6 6 (7.23%) Senior Developer
6 6 (7.23%) Senior PHP Developer
6 6 (7.23%) WordPress Developer
7 5 (6.02%) MySQL Developer
7 5 (6.02%) PHP MySQL Developer
8 4 (4.82%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
8 4 (4.82%) VoIP Engineer
9 3 (3.61%) C Developer
9 3 (3.61%) Full Stack Developer
9 3 (3.61%) Node.js Developer
9 3 (3.61%) Perl Developer
9 3 (3.61%) Perl Web Developer
9 3 (3.61%) PHP Laravel Developer
9 3 (3.61%) Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 56 (67.47%) HTML
2 53 (63.86%) CSS
3 30 (36.14%) HTML5
4 23 (27.71%) jQuery
5 22 (26.51%) CSS3
6 11 (13.25%) REST
7 10 (12.05%) LAMP
8 9 (10.84%) Laravel
9 7 (8.43%) JSON
9 7 (8.43%) Mason
9 7 (8.43%) Twitter Bootstrap
9 7 (8.43%) Visualforce
10 5 (6.02%) .NET
10 5 (6.02%) Ajax
10 5 (6.02%) CodeIgniter
10 5 (6.02%) Sass
10 5 (6.02%) Symfony
10 5 (6.02%) Web Services
11 4 (4.82%) AngularJS
11 4 (4.82%) Ember.js
Miscellaneous
1 6 (7.23%) User Experience
2 4 (4.82%) Linked Data
3 3 (3.61%) Enterprise Software
4 2 (2.41%) Digital Media
4 2 (2.41%) NHS
4 2 (2.41%) Visualisation
5 1 (1.20%) Computer Science
5 1 (1.20%) e-Learning
5 1 (1.20%) Graphic Design
5 1 (1.20%) Internet of Things
5 1 (1.20%) PlayStation
5 1 (1.20%) Semantic Web
5 1 (1.20%) Xbox
Operating Systems
1 22 (26.51%) Linux
2 10 (12.05%) Unix
3 3 (3.61%) Android
3 3 (3.61%) Apple iOS
4 1 (1.20%) Solaris
4 1 (1.20%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (18.07%) Agile Software Development
2 13 (15.66%) OO
3 12 (14.46%) MVC
4 11 (13.25%) Open Source
4 11 (13.25%) TDD
5 8 (9.64%) CRM
5 8 (9.64%) OOP
5 8 (9.64%) Web Development
6 7 (8.43%) BDD
6 7 (8.43%) Front End Development
7 6 (7.23%) Data Protection
7 6 (7.23%) OO PHP
7 6 (7.23%) Scrum
8 5 (6.02%) Continuous Integration
8 5 (6.02%) Software Engineering
9 4 (4.82%) RDF
9 4 (4.82%) Unit Testing
10 3 (3.61%) Content Management
10 3 (3.61%) SOA
10 3 (3.61%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 45 (54.22%) JavaScript
2 14 (16.87%) Java
3 13 (15.66%) SQL
4 7 (8.43%) Apex Code
5 6 (7.23%) Perl
5 6 (7.23%) PHP 5
6 4 (4.82%) C
6 4 (4.82%) C#
6 4 (4.82%) C++
7 3 (3.61%) Python
7 3 (3.61%) Ruby
8 2 (2.41%) Scala
9 1 (1.20%) Clojure
9 1 (1.20%) ECMAScript
9 1 (1.20%) ES6
9 1 (1.20%) Shell Script
9 1 (1.20%) SPARQL
Qualifications
1 3 (3.61%) Degree
System Software
1 2 (2.41%) Kamailio
2 1 (1.20%) Firmware
Vendors
1 7 (8.43%) Salesforce.com
2 6 (7.23%) Oracle
2 6 (7.23%) Siebel
3 5 (6.02%) Zend
4 4 (4.82%) Cisco
5 1 (1.20%) Adobe
5 1 (1.20%) Facebook
5 1 (1.20%) Google
5 1 (1.20%) Salesforce Marketing Cloud
5 1 (1.20%) Twitter
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Philip Morris
Rate: From £28,000 to £40,000 per annum plus benefits
Posted: 23 days ago
West Midlands
CPS Group Limited
Rate: £250 - £325 per day
Posted: 24 days ago