The table below looks at the statistics for PHP5 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 PHP5 over the 3 months to 31 July 2015 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
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
PHP 5
Rank - - 101
Contract jobs citing PHP5 0 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands - - 0.050%
As % of the Programming Languages category - - 0.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 1
Average daily rate
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- - £240
UK excluding London average daily rate £250 £325 £275
% change year-on-year
-23.07% +18.18%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
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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
709 729 641
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 29.49% 29.77% 32.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 411 429 345
Average daily rate £335 £325 £310
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.07% +4.83%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £190 £238 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £425 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £355 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+1.42% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 33 22 17
Average hourly rate £23.75 £27.50 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-13.63% -8.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.90 £12.75 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.00 £94.50 £37.64
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -

PHP5
Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing PHP5 across the West Midlands region as a proportion of the total demand within the Programming Languages category.

PHP5 Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

PHP5
Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing PHP5 across the West Midlands region.

PHP5 Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

PHP5
Hourly Rate Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing PHP5 across the West Midlands region.

PHP5 Hourly Rate Trend in the West Midlands

PHP5
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the West Midlands region citing PHP5 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 PHP5.

1 6 (100.00%) PHP
1 6 (100.00%) MySQL
2 4 (66.67%) HTML
2 4 (66.67%) CSS
3 3 (50.00%) MVC
3 3 (50.00%) JavaScript
3 3 (50.00%) Linux
3 3 (50.00%) OOP
3 3 (50.00%) Apache
3 3 (50.00%) jQuery
3 3 (50.00%) Laravel
4 2 (33.33%) NetBeans
4 2 (33.33%) PhpStorm
4 2 (33.33%) Zend
4 2 (33.33%) PHP4
4 2 (33.33%) Magento
4 2 (33.33%) Subversion
4 2 (33.33%) Ajax
4 2 (33.33%) Photoshop
4 2 (33.33%) Adobe
5 1 (16.67%) Red Hat
5 1 (16.67%) Web Services
5 1 (16.67%) SEO
5 1 (16.67%) Finance
5 1 (16.67%) Scrum
5 1 (16.67%) Perl
5 1 (16.67%) E-Commerce
5 1 (16.67%) Symfony
5 1 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (16.67%) Git (software)

PHP5
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the West Midlands region citing PHP5 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 PHP5. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 3 (50.00%) Apache
Applications
1 2 (33.33%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 2 (33.33%) Magento
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (100.00%) MySQL
2 1 (16.67%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 2 (33.33%) NetBeans
1 2 (33.33%) Subversion
1 2 (33.33%) PhpStorm
2 1 (16.67%) Git (software)
General
1 1 (16.67%) Finance
Job Titles
1 5 (83.33%) Developer
1 5 (83.33%) PHP Developer
2 2 (33.33%) MySQL Developer
2 2 (33.33%) PHP MySQL Developer
3 1 (16.67%) Senior PHP Developer
3 1 (16.67%) Consultant
3 1 (16.67%) Senior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (66.67%) HTML
1 4 (66.67%) CSS
2 3 (50.00%) jQuery
2 3 (50.00%) Laravel
3 2 (33.33%) Ajax
4 1 (16.67%) Symfony
4 1 (16.67%) Web Services
4 1 (16.67%) HTML5
4 1 (16.67%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 1 (16.67%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 3 (50.00%) Linux
2 1 (16.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (50.00%) MVC
1 3 (50.00%) OOP
2 1 (16.67%) E-Commerce
2 1 (16.67%) SEO
2 1 (16.67%) Scrum
2 1 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (16.67%) Open Source
2 1 (16.67%) Mobile Application Development
Programming Languages
1 6 (100.00%) PHP
2 3 (50.00%) JavaScript
3 2 (33.33%) PHP4
4 1 (16.67%) Perl
Vendors
1 2 (33.33%) Adobe
1 2 (33.33%) Zend
2 1 (16.67%) Red Hat