Period
to 14 August 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Birmingham with a requirement for PHP 7 skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited PHP 7 over the 6 months to 14 August 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.

PHP 7
West Midlands > Birmingham
6 months to
14 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 102 - -
Rank change year-on-year - - -
Contract jobs citing PHP 7 4 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 0.27% - -
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.74% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 4 0 0
Birmingham median daily rate £300 - -
West Midlands median daily rate £300 £250 £350
% change year-on-year +20.00% -28.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Birmingham median hourly rate - - -
West Midlands median hourly rate - - -

PHP 7 is in the Programming Languages 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 coding skills.

All Programming Languages
Birmingham
Contract vacancies with a requirement for coding skills 540 454 502
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 36.61% 34.45% 32.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 355 323 336
Birmingham median daily rate £400 £388 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.23% +3.33% +7.14%
10th Percentile £287 £271 £250
90th Percentile £538 £500 £488
West Midlands median daily rate £405 £375 £375
% change year-on-year +8.00% - +10.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 5 5
Birmingham median hourly rate £24.00 £35.00 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -31.43% - +34.62%
10th Percentile £15.15 £13.50 £15.10
90th Percentile £44.95 £42.35 £38.90
West Midlands median hourly rate £28.75 £34.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year -15.44% +36.00% -3.85%

PHP 7
Job Vacancy Trend in Birmingham

Job postings citing PHP 7 as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Birmingham.

Job vacancy trend for PHP 7 in Birmingham

PHP 7
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Birmingham

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing PHP 7 in Birmingham over the 6 months to 14 August 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for PHP 7 in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 14 August 2018, IT contractor jobs citing PHP 7 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 PHP 7.

1 4 (100.00%) PHP
1 4 (100.00%) Git (software)
2 3 (75.00%) BDD
2 3 (75.00%) TDD
2 3 (75.00%) Continuous Integration
2 3 (75.00%) HTML
2 3 (75.00%) JavaScript
2 3 (75.00%) CSS
2 3 (75.00%) Sass
2 3 (75.00%) Laravel
2 3 (75.00%) Continuous Deployment
3 2 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (50.00%) Web Services
3 2 (50.00%) MySQL
3 2 (50.00%) Business Intelligence
3 2 (50.00%) Database Tuning
3 2 (50.00%) Ajax
3 2 (50.00%) jQuery
3 2 (50.00%) Capistrano
3 2 (50.00%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (25.00%) Open Source
4 1 (25.00%) PHPUnit
4 1 (25.00%) Test Automation
4 1 (25.00%) RESTful
4 1 (25.00%) REST
4 1 (25.00%) JIRA
4 1 (25.00%) QA
4 1 (25.00%) Zend
4 1 (25.00%) Software Engineering
4 1 (25.00%) Agile Software Development

PHP 7
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 (25.00%) Elasticsearch
Cloud Services
1 2 (50.00%) Amazon AWS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (50.00%) MySQL
2 1 (25.00%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 4 (100.00%) Git (software)
2 1 (25.00%) Jenkins
2 1 (25.00%) JIRA
2 1 (25.00%) PHPUnit
General
1 1 (25.00%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 4 (100.00%) Developer
2 3 (75.00%) PHP Developer
3 1 (25.00%) PHP Laravel Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (75.00%) CSS
1 3 (75.00%) HTML
1 3 (75.00%) Laravel
1 3 (75.00%) Sass
2 2 (50.00%) Ajax
2 2 (50.00%) jQuery
2 2 (50.00%) Web Services
3 1 (25.00%) AngularJS
3 1 (25.00%) Behat
3 1 (25.00%) Doctrine
3 1 (25.00%) JMS
3 1 (25.00%) REST
3 1 (25.00%) RESTful
3 1 (25.00%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 2 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (25.00%) User Experience
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (75.00%) BDD
1 3 (75.00%) Continuous Deployment
1 3 (75.00%) Continuous Integration
1 3 (75.00%) TDD
2 2 (50.00%) Business Intelligence
2 2 (50.00%) Database Tuning
3 1 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (25.00%) Case Management
3 1 (25.00%) DevOps
3 1 (25.00%) OO
3 1 (25.00%) OO PHP
3 1 (25.00%) Open Source
3 1 (25.00%) Scrum
3 1 (25.00%) Service Delivery
3 1 (25.00%) Service Design
3 1 (25.00%) Software Engineering
3 1 (25.00%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 4 (100.00%) PHP
2 3 (75.00%) JavaScript
3 1 (25.00%) SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (25.00%) QA
Systems Management
1 2 (50.00%) Capistrano
Vendors
1 1 (25.00%) Zend