Period
to 17 October 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 17 October 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
17 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 96 - -
Rank change year-on-year - - -
Contract jobs citing PHP 7 2 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 0.14% - -
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.40% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 0
Birmingham median daily rate £400 - -
West Midlands median daily rate £400 £363 £350
% change year-on-year +10.34% +3.57% -
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 504 472 591
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 35.27% 31.57% 37.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 348 342 387
Birmingham median daily rate £407 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.63% +6.67% +7.14%
10th Percentile £285 £263 £250
90th Percentile £544 £513 £510
West Midlands median daily rate £420 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +8.39% +3.33% +10.29%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 6 4
Birmingham median hourly rate £29.50 £40.75 £30.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -27.61% +34.71% +27.37%
10th Percentile £15.23 £23.88 £14.98
90th Percentile £47.50 £53.75 £38.08
West Midlands median hourly rate £29.50 £33.22 £29.50
% change year-on-year -11.20% +12.61% +13.46%

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 17 October 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for PHP 7 in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 17 October 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 2 (100.00%) PHP
1 2 (100.00%) BDD
1 2 (100.00%) TDD
1 2 (100.00%) Git (software)
1 2 (100.00%) Continuous Integration
2 1 (50.00%) Database Tuning
2 1 (50.00%) Test Automation
2 1 (50.00%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (50.00%) Open Source
2 1 (50.00%) PHPUnit
2 1 (50.00%) Capistrano
2 1 (50.00%) Software Engineering
2 1 (50.00%) Ajax
2 1 (50.00%) JIRA
2 1 (50.00%) QA
2 1 (50.00%) Zend
2 1 (50.00%) jQuery
2 1 (50.00%) REST
2 1 (50.00%) Laravel
2 1 (50.00%) Behat
2 1 (50.00%) Sass
2 1 (50.00%) AngularJS
2 1 (50.00%) Jenkins
2 1 (50.00%) Elasticsearch
2 1 (50.00%) OO PHP
2 1 (50.00%) DevOps
2 1 (50.00%) User Experience
2 1 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (50.00%) Doctrine
2 1 (50.00%) Case Management

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