Period
to 22 July 2017

The median contractor rate for a PHP Developer was £300 per day in advertised job vacancies in the Midlands during the 6 months to 22 July 2017.

The first table below provides contractor rate benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to 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 Developer
England > Midlands
6 months to
22 Jul 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 147 173 149
Rank change year-on-year +26 -24 -4
Contract jobs requiring a PHP Developer 96 89 94
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the Midlands 1.23% 0.93% 1.08%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.30% 0.97% 1.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 76 76 78
Midlands median daily rate £300 £300 £250
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +20.00% -9.09%
10th Percentile £166 £197 £174
90th Percentile £448 £424 £366
England median daily rate £350 £325 £315
% change year-on-year +7.69% +3.17% -3.08%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Midlands median hourly rate - - -
England median hourly rate £20.00 £33.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year -39.39% +32.00% -16.67%

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in contract job vacancies advertised in the Midlands. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such, the figures in the first row provide an indication of the number of contract jobs in our overall sample.

Contract IT Job Roles
Midlands
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 7405 9161 8293
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the Midlands 95.00% 95.50% 95.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 4588 5394 4758
Midlands median daily rate £400 £400 £365
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +9.59% +4.29%
10th Percentile £226 £225 £210
90th Percentile £538 £550 £525
England median daily rate £440 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +3.53% +6.25% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 317 298 494
Midlands median hourly rate £15.00 £14.50 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +3.45% -9.38% +3.23%
10th Percentile £10.50 £10.00 £10.04
90th Percentile £43.45 £38.75 £38.18
England median hourly rate £18.40 £19.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year -3.16% +8.57% +2.94%

PHP Developer
Job Vacancy Trend in the Midlands

Job postings that featured PHP Developer in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the Midlands.

Job vacancy trend for PHP Developer in the Midlands

PHP Developer
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the Midlands

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

Contractor daily rate trend for PHP Developer in the Midlands

PHP Developer
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the Midlands

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing PHP Developer in the Midlands over the 6 months to 22 July 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for PHP Developer in the Midlands

PHP Developer
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the Midlands

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for PHP Developer in the Midlands

PHP Developer
Contract Job Locations in the Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing PHP Developer within the Midlands region over the 6 months to 22 July 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
West Midlands +55 68 £300 - 20
East Midlands -31 29 £300 - 28
PHP Developer
England

PHP Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in the Midlands

For the 6 months to 22 July 2017, PHP Developer contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Midlands region featuring PHP Developer in the job title.

1 96 (100.00%) PHP
2 73 (76.04%) HTML
3 71 (73.96%) MySQL
4 69 (71.88%) CSS
5 61 (63.54%) JavaScript
6 33 (34.38%) jQuery
7 31 (32.29%) Symfony
7 31 (32.29%) RESTful
8 25 (26.04%) Git (software)
8 25 (26.04%) LAMP
9 23 (23.96%) OO
10 22 (22.92%) Linux
11 20 (20.83%) OO PHP
12 18 (18.75%) HTML5
13 17 (17.71%) Agile Software Development
14 16 (16.67%) Web Development
14 16 (16.67%) PHPUnit
14 16 (16.67%) CSS3
14 16 (16.67%) Laravel
15 13 (13.54%) Drupal
15 13 (13.54%) Apache
15 13 (13.54%) E-Commerce
16 12 (12.50%) SQL
16 12 (12.50%) Ajax
17 11 (11.46%) Zend
17 11 (11.46%) Unit Testing
17 11 (11.46%) OOP
17 11 (11.46%) MVC
17 11 (11.46%) AngularJS
18 10 (10.42%) MongoDB

PHP Developer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in the Midlands 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 13 (13.54%) Apache
1 13 (13.54%) Drupal
2 6 (6.25%) CMS
3 5 (5.21%) Elasticsearch
3 5 (5.21%) nginx
3 5 (5.21%) WordPress
Business Applications
1 5 (5.21%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 4 (4.17%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (3.13%) Google Analytics
3 2 (2.08%) AdWords
3 2 (2.08%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.04%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 71 (73.96%) MySQL
2 10 (10.42%) MongoDB
3 7 (7.29%) PostgreSQL
4 2 (2.08%) Big Data
4 2 (2.08%) Redis
4 2 (2.08%) Relational Database
4 2 (2.08%) SQL Server
5 1 (1.04%) DB2
Development Applications
1 25 (26.04%) Git (software)
2 16 (16.67%) PHPUnit
3 7 (7.29%) Vagrant
4 4 (4.17%) Grunt
4 4 (4.17%) gulp
5 2 (2.08%) Subversion
6 1 (1.04%) Bitbucket
6 1 (1.04%) JIRA
General
1 8 (8.33%) Retail
2 7 (7.29%) Marketing
3 2 (2.08%) Back Office
4 1 (1.04%) Banking
4 1 (1.04%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 73 (76.04%) HTML
2 69 (71.88%) CSS
3 33 (34.38%) jQuery
4 31 (32.29%) RESTful
4 31 (32.29%) Symfony
5 25 (26.04%) LAMP
6 18 (18.75%) HTML5
7 16 (16.67%) CSS3
7 16 (16.67%) Laravel
8 12 (12.50%) Ajax
9 11 (11.46%) AngularJS
10 6 (6.25%) Doctrine
10 6 (6.25%) Twitter Bootstrap
11 5 (5.21%) LESS
11 5 (5.21%) Sass
11 5 (5.21%) Twig
12 4 (4.17%) Web Services
13 3 (3.13%) .NET
14 2 (2.08%) CakePHP
14 2 (2.08%) Node.js
Miscellaneous
1 5 (5.21%) User Experience
2 4 (4.17%) W3C
3 3 (3.13%) Greenfield Project
3 3 (3.13%) Mobile App
4 1 (1.04%) Algorithms
Operating Systems
1 22 (22.92%) Linux
2 2 (2.08%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (23.96%) OO
2 20 (20.83%) OO PHP
3 17 (17.71%) Agile Software Development
4 16 (16.67%) Web Development
5 13 (13.54%) E-Commerce
6 11 (11.46%) MVC
6 11 (11.46%) OOP
6 11 (11.46%) Unit Testing
7 6 (6.25%) TDD
8 5 (5.21%) Case Management
9 4 (4.17%) Test Automation
10 3 (3.13%) Analytics
10 3 (3.13%) API Integration
10 3 (3.13%) Scrum
11 2 (2.08%) Continuous Deployment
11 2 (2.08%) Digital Marketing
11 2 (2.08%) Front End Development
11 2 (2.08%) Service Delivery
11 2 (2.08%) Service Design
12 1 (1.04%) SOLID
Programming Languages
1 96 (100.00%) PHP
2 61 (63.54%) JavaScript
3 12 (12.50%) SQL
4 5 (5.21%) Bash Shell
4 5 (5.21%) PHP 5
5 3 (3.13%) PHP 4
5 3 (3.13%) PHP 7
6 1 (1.04%) C#
6 1 (1.04%) ES6
6 1 (1.04%) Java
6 1 (1.04%) Python
6 1 (1.04%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 4 (4.17%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.08%) QA
System Software
1 2 (2.08%) Docker
Systems Management
1 5 (5.21%) Ansible
2 1 (1.04%) Kubernetes
2 1 (1.04%) Puppet
Vendors
1 11 (11.46%) Zend
2 4 (4.17%) Google
3 2 (2.08%) Microsoft
4 1 (1.04%) IBM
4 1 (1.04%) Oracle
4 1 (1.04%) Twitter
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