Period
to 17 November 2017

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 17 November 2017 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
17 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 95 83 80
Rank change year-on-year -12 -3 +13
Contract jobs citing OO PHP 5 17 5
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 0.32% 1.11% 0.37%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.39% 1.35% 0.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 20 4
Birmingham median daily rate £300 £456 £288
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -34.25% +58.70% +4.55%
10th Percentile £263 £374 £178
90th Percentile £419 £480 £445
West Midlands median daily rate £313 £450 £300
% change year-on-year -30.56% +50.00% -20.00%
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 1270 1258 1028
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 80.89% 81.85% 75.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 937 810 640
Birmingham median daily rate £400 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +6.67% +3.73%
10th Percentile £231 £250 £225
90th Percentile £525 £550 £501
West Midlands median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year - +6.67% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 18 27 35
Birmingham median hourly rate £16.75 £17.00 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -1.47% -2.86% -12.50%
10th Percentile £12.30 £10.83 £10.17
90th Percentile £46.40 £31.21 £43.75
West Midlands median hourly rate £25.00 £18.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year +38.89% -10.00% -

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 17 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for OO PHP in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 17 November 2017, IT contractor jobs citing OO 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 Birmingham region with a requirement for OO PHP.

1 5 (100.00%) HTML
1 5 (100.00%) PHP
1 5 (100.00%) MySQL
1 5 (100.00%) CSS
1 5 (100.00%) OO
2 4 (80.00%) .NET
3 3 (60.00%) Marketing
3 3 (60.00%) Web Development
3 3 (60.00%) Digital Marketing
3 3 (60.00%) PHP 5
3 3 (60.00%) PHP 4
3 3 (60.00%) TDD
3 3 (60.00%) Git (software)
3 3 (60.00%) RESTful
3 3 (60.00%) HTML5
3 3 (60.00%) MVC
4 2 (40.00%) GitHub
4 2 (40.00%) PHPUnit
4 2 (40.00%) Time Management
4 2 (40.00%) WordPress
4 2 (40.00%) Magento
4 2 (40.00%) Symfony
4 2 (40.00%) OOP
4 2 (40.00%) SQL Server
4 2 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (40.00%) E-Commerce
4 2 (40.00%) Microsoft
5 1 (20.00%) Internet
5 1 (20.00%) JavaScript
5 1 (20.00%) Internet Marketing

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 2 (40.00%) WordPress
Business Applications
1 2 (40.00%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 2 (40.00%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 1 (20.00%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (100.00%) MySQL
2 2 (40.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 3 (60.00%) Git (software)
2 2 (40.00%) PHPUnit
General
1 3 (60.00%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 5 (100.00%) Developer
2 4 (80.00%) PHP Developer
3 2 (40.00%) Magento Developer
3 2 (40.00%) PHP Magento Developer
3 2 (40.00%) PHP Web Developer
3 2 (40.00%) Symfony Developer
3 2 (40.00%) Web Developer
4 1 (20.00%) PHP Laravel Developer
4 1 (20.00%) PHP Symfony Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (100.00%) CSS
1 5 (100.00%) HTML
2 4 (80.00%) .NET
3 3 (60.00%) HTML5
3 3 (60.00%) RESTful
4 2 (40.00%) Symfony
5 1 (20.00%) Ajax
5 1 (20.00%) AngularJS
5 1 (20.00%) CSS3
5 1 (20.00%) jQuery
5 1 (20.00%) Laravel
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (100.00%) OO
2 3 (60.00%) Digital Marketing
2 3 (60.00%) MVC
2 3 (60.00%) TDD
2 3 (60.00%) Web Development
3 2 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (40.00%) E-Commerce
3 2 (40.00%) OOP
3 2 (40.00%) Time Management
4 1 (20.00%) Internet Marketing
Programming Languages
1 5 (100.00%) PHP
2 3 (60.00%) PHP 4
2 3 (60.00%) PHP 5
3 1 (20.00%) JavaScript
Vendors
1 2 (40.00%) Microsoft