Period
to 11 December 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 11 December 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
11 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 96 102 -
Rank change year-on-year +6 - -
Contract jobs citing PHP 7 1 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 0.070% 0.060% -
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.21% 0.19% -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 0
Birmingham median daily rate £500 - -
West Midlands median daily rate £450 £363 £245
% change year-on-year +24.14% +47.96% -
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 470 528 542
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 33.10% 31.90% 37.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 329 388 331
Birmingham median daily rate £425 £394 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.94% +5.00% +7.14%
10th Percentile £290 £250 £263
90th Percentile £550 £513 £525
West Midlands median daily rate £425 £375 £375
% change year-on-year +13.33% - +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 7 5
Birmingham median hourly rate £35.00 £40.00 £27.69
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -12.50% +44.46% +81.57%
10th Percentile £15.25 £14.40 £16.30
90th Percentile £47.50 £53.75 £40.10
West Midlands median hourly rate £42.50 £32.50 £24.00
% change year-on-year +30.77% +35.42% -16.07%

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

For the 6 months to 11 December 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 1 (100.00%) PHP
1 1 (100.00%) SQL
1 1 (100.00%) Web Services
1 1 (100.00%) OO
1 1 (100.00%) JMS
1 1 (100.00%) Service Delivery
1 1 (100.00%) Back Office
1 1 (100.00%) PostgreSQL
1 1 (100.00%) Scrum
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (100.00%) TDD
1 1 (100.00%) Software Engineering
1 1 (100.00%) JIRA
1 1 (100.00%) QA
1 1 (100.00%) Zend
1 1 (100.00%) Continuous Integration
1 1 (100.00%) Git (software)
1 1 (100.00%) Test Automation
1 1 (100.00%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (100.00%) Open Source
1 1 (100.00%) PHPUnit
1 1 (100.00%) BDD
1 1 (100.00%) Behat
1 1 (100.00%) AngularJS
1 1 (100.00%) Jenkins
1 1 (100.00%) Elasticsearch
1 1 (100.00%) OO PHP
1 1 (100.00%) DevOps
1 1 (100.00%) User Experience
1 1 (100.00%) Doctrine

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 (100.00%) Elasticsearch
Cloud Services
1 1 (100.00%) Amazon AWS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (100.00%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 1 (100.00%) Git (software)
1 1 (100.00%) Jenkins
1 1 (100.00%) JIRA
1 1 (100.00%) PHPUnit
General
1 1 (100.00%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Developer
1 1 (100.00%) PHP Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (100.00%) AngularJS
1 1 (100.00%) Behat
1 1 (100.00%) Doctrine
1 1 (100.00%) JMS
1 1 (100.00%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 1 (100.00%) User Experience
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (100.00%) BDD
1 1 (100.00%) Case Management
1 1 (100.00%) Continuous Integration
1 1 (100.00%) DevOps
1 1 (100.00%) OO
1 1 (100.00%) OO PHP
1 1 (100.00%) Open Source
1 1 (100.00%) Scrum
1 1 (100.00%) Service Delivery
1 1 (100.00%) Service Design
1 1 (100.00%) Software Engineering
1 1 (100.00%) TDD
1 1 (100.00%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) PHP
1 1 (100.00%) SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (100.00%) QA
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) Zend