Period
to 23 September 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Birmingham with a requirement for OO PHP skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited OO PHP over the 6 months to 23 September 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Object-Oriented PHP (OO PHP)
West Midlands > Birmingham
6 months to
23 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 86 82 95
Rank change year-on-year -4 +13 -4
Contract jobs citing OO PHP 10 12 8
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 0.69% 0.85% 0.51%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.85% 1.03% 0.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 11 12
Birmingham median daily rate £448 £300 £463
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +49.17% -35.14% +60.87%
10th Percentile £395 £263 £378
90th Percentile £486 £419 £480
West Midlands median daily rate £440 £300 £463
% change year-on-year +46.67% -35.14% +60.87%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Birmingham median hourly rate - - -
West Midlands median hourly rate - - -

OO PHP is in the Processes and Methodologies category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Birmingham with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Birmingham
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 1,175 1,166 1,311
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 81.60% 82.75% 82.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 795 842 881
Birmingham median daily rate £413 £400 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.13% +3.23% +3.33%
10th Percentile £225 £250 £245
90th Percentile £560 £525 £545
West Midlands median daily rate £425 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +6.25% - +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 44 18 32
Birmingham median hourly rate £14.88 £14.61 £15.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +1.83% -5.76% -29.59%
10th Percentile £10.50 £10.88 £10.80
90th Percentile £22.85 £46.40 £38.60
West Midlands median hourly rate £15.00 £22.50 £18.00
% change year-on-year -33.33% +25.00% -18.18%

OO PHP
Job Vacancy Trend in Birmingham

Job postings citing OO PHP as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Birmingham.

Job vacancy trend for OO PHP in Birmingham

OO PHP
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Birmingham

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing OO PHP in Birmingham.

Contractor daily rate trend for OO PHP in Birmingham

OO PHP
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Birmingham

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing OO PHP in Birmingham over the 6 months to 23 September 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for OO PHP in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 23 September 2018, IT contractor jobs citing OO PHP also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the Birmingham region with a requirement for OO PHP.

1 10 (100.00%) PHP
1 10 (100.00%) OO
1 10 (100.00%) Zend
2 9 (90.00%) PHPUnit
2 9 (90.00%) PostgreSQL
2 9 (90.00%) Doctrine
3 8 (80.00%) Jenkins
3 8 (80.00%) Relational Database
3 8 (80.00%) Docker
3 8 (80.00%) Git (software)
3 8 (80.00%) Continuous Integration
3 8 (80.00%) Agile Software Development
4 7 (70.00%) Test Automation
4 7 (70.00%) Mac OS X
4 7 (70.00%) Unix
4 7 (70.00%) Linux
5 6 (60.00%) Behat
6 5 (50.00%) BDD
6 5 (50.00%) REST
6 5 (50.00%) SC Cleared
6 5 (50.00%) Security Cleared
6 5 (50.00%) User Acceptance Testing
7 4 (40.00%) Web Development
7 4 (40.00%) JMS
7 4 (40.00%) Continuous Deployment
8 3 (30.00%) Open Source
8 3 (30.00%) Case Management
8 3 (30.00%) Line Management
8 3 (30.00%) Responsive Web Design
8 3 (30.00%) Configuration Management

OO PHP
Co-occurring IT Skills in Birmingham 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 1 (10.00%) Elasticsearch
Cloud Services
1 1 (10.00%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (10.00%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (90.00%) PostgreSQL
2 8 (80.00%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 9 (90.00%) PHPUnit
2 8 (80.00%) Git (software)
2 8 (80.00%) Jenkins
3 1 (10.00%) JIRA
General
1 1 (10.00%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 10 (100.00%) Developer
2 6 (60.00%) Senior Developer
3 5 (50.00%) PHP Developer
4 4 (40.00%) Backend Developer
4 4 (40.00%) Digital Developer
5 3 (30.00%) Senior Backend Developer
6 1 (10.00%) AWS Developer
6 1 (10.00%) Linux Developer
6 1 (10.00%) PHP Zend Developer
6 1 (10.00%) PostgreSQL Developer
6 1 (10.00%) Senior PHP Developer
6 1 (10.00%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (90.00%) Doctrine
2 6 (60.00%) Behat
3 5 (50.00%) REST
4 4 (40.00%) JMS
5 1 (10.00%) AngularJS
5 1 (10.00%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 1 (10.00%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 7 (70.00%) Linux
1 7 (70.00%) Mac OS X
1 7 (70.00%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (100.00%) OO
2 8 (80.00%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (80.00%) Continuous Integration
3 7 (70.00%) Test Automation
4 5 (50.00%) BDD
4 5 (50.00%) User Acceptance Testing
5 4 (40.00%) Continuous Deployment
5 4 (40.00%) Web Development
6 3 (30.00%) Case Management
6 3 (30.00%) Configuration Management
6 3 (30.00%) Line Management
6 3 (30.00%) Open Source
6 3 (30.00%) Responsive Web Design
6 3 (30.00%) Web Design
7 2 (20.00%) Mentoring
8 1 (10.00%) DevOps
8 1 (10.00%) Scrum
8 1 (10.00%) Service Delivery
8 1 (10.00%) Service Design
8 1 (10.00%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 10 (100.00%) PHP
2 1 (10.00%) PHP 7
2 1 (10.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (50.00%) SC Cleared
1 5 (50.00%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (10.00%) QA
System Software
1 8 (80.00%) Docker
Systems Management
1 1 (10.00%) Business Desktop Deployment
Vendors
1 10 (100.00%) Zend