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 21 November 2014 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
21 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
PHP 5
Rank 100 101 111
Rank change year-on-year
+1 +10
Contract jobs citing PHP5 14 1 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.58% 0.049% 0.047%
As % of the Programming Languages category 1.82% 0.15% 0.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 1 0
Average daily rate
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£350 £225 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+55.55% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £290 £288
% change year-on-year
+12.06% +0.86%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £22.35 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.35 £32.50 £75.00
% change year-on-year
-31.23% -56.66%
PHP5
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
770 677 780
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 31.88% 33.25% 36.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 466 396 396
Average daily rate £349 £313 £305
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.68% +2.45%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £225 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £435 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 40 21 37
Average hourly rate £28.69 £24.50 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+17.10% -24.61%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.50 £21.70 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £35.05 £36.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £32.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -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
Daily Rate Histogram in the West Midlands

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing PHP5 across the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 21 November 2014.

PHP5 Daily Rate Histogram 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
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 PHP5 within the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 21 November 2014. 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
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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
Staffordshire - 7 £375 - 1
Birmingham +2 6 £225 - 2
Coventry - 1 - -
Solihull - - - -
Shropshire - - - -
Warwickshire - - - - 1
Worcestershire - - - -
PHP5
England

PHP5
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 21 November 2014, 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 17 (100.00%) HTML
1 17 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 17 (100.00%) PHP
2 16 (94.12%) MySQL
2 16 (94.12%) CSS
2 16 (94.12%) Ajax
3 15 (88.24%) MVC
4 13 (76.47%) jQuery
5 12 (70.59%) Drupal
6 9 (52.94%) Microsoft
7 8 (47.06%) IIS
7 8 (47.06%) LAMP
7 8 (47.06%) Web Services
7 8 (47.06%) XML
7 8 (47.06%) Apache
7 8 (47.06%) MS Excel
7 8 (47.06%) SQL Server
7 8 (47.06%) SQL
7 8 (47.06%) Social Media
7 8 (47.06%) Amazon EC2
7 8 (47.06%) Time Management
7 8 (47.06%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 8 (47.06%) Technical Architecture
7 8 (47.06%) Taxonomies
7 8 (47.06%) Blog
7 8 (47.06%) Web Application Development
7 8 (47.06%) Analytical Skills
8 7 (41.18%) User Experience
8 7 (41.18%) OOP
8 7 (41.18%) Salesforce.com

PHP5
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 21 November 2014, 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 12 (70.59%) Drupal
2 8 (47.06%) IIS
2 8 (47.06%) Apache
3 1 (5.88%) SharePoint
3 1 (5.88%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 8 (47.06%) MS Excel
2 1 (5.88%) Adobe Illustrator
2 1 (5.88%) Photoshop
2 1 (5.88%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 8 (47.06%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 1 (5.88%) Intranet
1 1 (5.88%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (94.12%) MySQL
2 8 (47.06%) SQL Server
2 8 (47.06%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 3 (17.65%) Subversion
Job Titles
1 9 (52.94%) Developer
2 8 (47.06%) PHP Developer
3 7 (41.18%) Architect
4 4 (23.53%) PHP Drupal Developer
5 2 (11.76%) Drupal Developer
6 1 (5.88%) Designer
6 1 (5.88%) SharePoint Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (100.00%) HTML
2 16 (94.12%) Ajax
2 16 (94.12%) CSS
3 13 (76.47%) jQuery
4 8 (47.06%) Web Services
4 8 (47.06%) XML
4 8 (47.06%) LAMP
5 4 (23.53%) Yii
6 1 (5.88%) CSS3
6 1 (5.88%) HTML5
6 1 (5.88%) .NET
6 1 (5.88%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 8 (47.06%) Taxonomies
1 8 (47.06%) Blog
1 8 (47.06%) Social Media
1 8 (47.06%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (41.18%) User Experience
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (88.24%) MVC
2 8 (47.06%) Technical Architecture
2 8 (47.06%) Time Management
2 8 (47.06%) Web Application Development
3 7 (41.18%) OOP
4 4 (23.53%) OO
5 2 (11.76%) Project Management
6 1 (5.88%) Business Intelligence
6 1 (5.88%) SEO
Programming Languages
1 17 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 17 (100.00%) PHP
2 8 (47.06%) SQL
3 4 (23.53%) PHP4
4 3 (17.65%) ActionScript
5 1 (5.88%) VBA
5 1 (5.88%) C
5 1 (5.88%) C#
Vendors
1 9 (52.94%) Microsoft
2 7 (41.18%) Salesforce.com
3 1 (5.88%) Google
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