Period
to 18 February 2019

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 18 February 2019 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
18 Feb 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank - 98 81
Contract jobs citing OO PHP 0 5 17
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Birmingham - 0.32% 1.23%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category - 0.38% 1.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 5 20
Birmingham median daily rate - £479 £456
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +4.99% +40.38%
West Midlands median daily rate £350 £350 £450
% change year-on-year - -22.22% +50.00%
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 1,108 1,319 1,159
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 84.90% 83.59% 84.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 786 931 732
Birmingham median daily rate £425 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% - +6.67%
10th Percentile £261 £225 £250
90th Percentile £575 £550 £544
West Midlands median daily rate £428 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +6.94% - +3.23%
Number of hourly rates quoted 28 37 34
Birmingham median hourly rate £18.27 £16.21 £15.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +12.68% +2.92% +4.13%
10th Percentile £10.18 £9.22 £10.65
90th Percentile £42.00 £47.75 £38.08
West Midlands median hourly rate £17.50 £24.98 £20.31
% change year-on-year -29.94% +23.02% +6.87%

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