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 3 months to 28 March 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
3 months to
28 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank - 54 61
Contract jobs citing OO PHP 0 2 1
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Birmingham - 0.30% 0.13%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category - 0.37% 0.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 2 1
Median daily rate - £300 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -7.69%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £283 £330 £275
% change year-on-year -14.39% +20.00%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

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

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
Birmingham
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 502 544 579
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Birmingham 80.84% 81.07% 76.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 334 342 368
Median daily rate £425 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +13.33% -  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £525 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £396
% change year-on-year +2.50% +1.01%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 17 17
Median hourly rate £14.63 £17.95 £17.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -18.52% +5.58%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £9.63 £8.14
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.25 £39.60 £26.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £38.50 £30.20
% change year-on-year -6.49% +27.48%  

OO PHP
Job Vacancy Trend in Birmingham

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Birmingham citing OO PHP as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

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

For the 6 months to 28 March 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 9 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 9 (100.00%) PHP
1 9 (100.00%) CSS
1 9 (100.00%) OO
1 9 (100.00%) Git (software)
2 7 (77.78%) Visualisation
2 7 (77.78%) Responsive Web Design
2 7 (77.78%) Relational Database
2 7 (77.78%) Line Management
2 7 (77.78%) Mentoring
2 7 (77.78%) Jenkins
2 7 (77.78%) HTML
2 7 (77.78%) Web Design
2 7 (77.78%) Web Development
2 7 (77.78%) Continuous Integration
2 7 (77.78%) Unix
2 7 (77.78%) Linux
2 7 (77.78%) HTTP
2 7 (77.78%) Mac OS X
2 7 (77.78%) Configuration Management
3 2 (22.22%) Mobile App
3 2 (22.22%) React
3 2 (22.22%) AngularJS
3 2 (22.22%) Laravel
3 2 (22.22%) E-Commerce
3 2 (22.22%) PHP 5
3 2 (22.22%) MVC
3 2 (22.22%) MySQL
4 1 (11.11%) Finance
4 1 (11.11%) Disclosure Scotland

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:

Communications & Networking
1 7 (77.78%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (77.78%) Relational Database
2 2 (22.22%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 9 (100.00%) Git (software)
2 7 (77.78%) Jenkins
General
1 1 (11.11%) Finance
Job Titles
1 7 (77.78%) Developer
2 6 (66.67%) PHP Developer
3 4 (44.44%) Senior Developer
4 3 (33.33%) Digital Developer
4 3 (33.33%) Senior PHP Developer
5 1 (11.11%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (100.00%) CSS
2 7 (77.78%) HTML
3 2 (22.22%) AngularJS
3 2 (22.22%) Laravel
3 2 (22.22%) React
Miscellaneous
1 2 (22.22%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 7 (77.78%) Linux
1 7 (77.78%) Mac OS X
1 7 (77.78%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (100.00%) OO
2 7 (77.78%) Configuration Management
2 7 (77.78%) Continuous Integration
2 7 (77.78%) Line Management
2 7 (77.78%) Mentoring
2 7 (77.78%) Responsive Web Design
2 7 (77.78%) Visualisation
2 7 (77.78%) Web Design
2 7 (77.78%) Web Development
3 2 (22.22%) E-Commerce
3 2 (22.22%) MVC
4 1 (11.11%) Continuous Deployment
4 1 (11.11%) Front End Development
Programming Languages
1 9 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 9 (100.00%) PHP
2 2 (22.22%) PHP 5
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (11.11%) Disclosure Scotland