The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Coventry with a requirement for PHP skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited PHP over the 3 months to 24 June 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.

PHP
West Midlands / Coventry
3 months to
24 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 29 43 37
Rank change year-on-year +14 -6  
Contract jobs citing PHP 3 3 3
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Coventry 1.23% 0.73% 0.94%
As % of the Programming Languages category 5.00% 2.27% 2.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 2 3
Median daily rate £350 £169 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +106.79% -43.58%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £320 £165 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £174 £320
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £330 £325
% change year-on-year +6.06% +1.53%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £47.50 £16.00 £39.00
% change year-on-year +196.87% -58.97%  

PHP is in the programming language skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Coventry with a requirement for programming language skills.

Contract Programming Language Skills
Coventry
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for programming language skills 60 132 109
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Coventry 24.69% 32.04% 34.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 45 90 82
Median daily rate £353 £388 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -9.03% +29.16%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £293 £300 £234
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £450 £400
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +6.66% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 8
Median hourly rate £25.00 £17.50 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +42.85% -22.22%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £37.50 £36.50
% change year-on-year +13.33% +2.73%  

PHP
Job Vacancy Trend in Coventry

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Coventry citing PHP as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Programming Languages category.

Job vacancy trend for PHP in Coventry

PHP
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Coventry

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing PHP in Coventry.

Contractor daily rate trend for PHP in Coventry

PHP
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Coventry

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing PHP in Coventry over the 3 months to 24 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for PHP in Coventry

PHP
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Coventry

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing PHP in Coventry.

Contractor hourly rate trend for PHP in Coventry

For the 6 months to 24 June 2017, IT contractor jobs citing 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 Coventry region with a requirement for PHP.

1 5 (71.43%) HTML
1 5 (71.43%) JavaScript
1 5 (71.43%) CSS
2 3 (42.86%) OO
2 3 (42.86%) Python
2 3 (42.86%) SQL
2 3 (42.86%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (42.86%) jQuery
2 3 (42.86%) Symfony
2 3 (42.86%) MongoDB
2 3 (42.86%) Laravel
3 2 (28.57%) AngularJS
3 2 (28.57%) Express
3 2 (28.57%) Node.js
3 2 (28.57%) Git (software)
3 2 (28.57%) Twitter Bootstrap
3 2 (28.57%) OO PHP
3 2 (28.57%) Logical Data Model
3 2 (28.57%) MEAN Stack
3 2 (28.57%) CakePHP
3 2 (28.57%) IBM
3 2 (28.57%) DB2
3 2 (28.57%) Web Development
3 2 (28.57%) Web Services
3 2 (28.57%) Data Modelling
4 1 (14.29%) OOD
4 1 (14.29%) E-Commerce
4 1 (14.29%) MVC
4 1 (14.29%) PostgreSQL
4 1 (14.29%) Scrum

PHP
Co-occurring IT Skills in Coventry 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 (14.29%) nginx
Cloud Services
1 1 (14.29%) Amazon AWS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (42.86%) MongoDB
2 2 (28.57%) DB2
3 1 (14.29%) MySQL
3 1 (14.29%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 2 (28.57%) Git (software)
2 1 (14.29%) CircleCI
2 1 (14.29%) Jenkins
2 1 (14.29%) Travis CI
General
1 1 (14.29%) Retail
Job Titles
1 5 (71.43%) Developer
2 3 (42.86%) PHP Developer
3 2 (28.57%) Full Stack Developer
4 1 (14.29%) Applications Architect
4 1 (14.29%) Architect
4 1 (14.29%) Ethical Hacker
4 1 (14.29%) HTML CSS Developer
4 1 (14.29%) HTML Developer
4 1 (14.29%) JavaScript Developer
4 1 (14.29%) PHP Symfony Developer
4 1 (14.29%) PHP Web Developer
4 1 (14.29%) Security Engineer
4 1 (14.29%) Software Developer
4 1 (14.29%) SQL Developer
4 1 (14.29%) Symfony Developer
4 1 (14.29%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (71.43%) CSS
1 5 (71.43%) HTML
2 3 (42.86%) jQuery
2 3 (42.86%) Laravel
2 3 (42.86%) Symfony
3 2 (28.57%) AngularJS
3 2 (28.57%) CakePHP
3 2 (28.57%) Express
3 2 (28.57%) MEAN Stack
3 2 (28.57%) Node.js
3 2 (28.57%) Twitter Bootstrap
3 2 (28.57%) Web Services
4 1 (14.29%) RESTful
4 1 (14.29%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 1 (14.29%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 1 (14.29%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (42.86%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (42.86%) OO
2 2 (28.57%) Data Modelling
2 2 (28.57%) Logical Data Model
2 2 (28.57%) OO PHP
2 2 (28.57%) Web Development
3 1 (14.29%) Continuous Delivery
3 1 (14.29%) Continuous Integration
3 1 (14.29%) Fuzz Testing
3 1 (14.29%) Kanban
3 1 (14.29%) MVC
3 1 (14.29%) OOD
3 1 (14.29%) Open Source
3 1 (14.29%) OWASP
3 1 (14.29%) SDLC
3 1 (14.29%) Security Testing
3 1 (14.29%) Social Engineering
3 1 (14.29%) Static Code Analysis
3 1 (14.29%) Static Program Analysis
3 1 (14.29%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 5 (71.43%) JavaScript
2 3 (42.86%) Python
2 3 (42.86%) SQL
3 1 (14.29%) PHP 7
3 1 (14.29%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 1 (14.29%) CHECK Team Member
Vendors
1 2 (28.57%) IBM
2 1 (14.29%) Zend