Period
to 24 July 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the Midlands with a requirement for PHP skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited PHP over the 6 months to 24 July 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
England > Midlands
6 months to
24 Jul 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 79 88 92
Rank change year-on-year +9 +4 -22
Contract jobs citing PHP 185 206 176
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the Midlands 2.39% 2.15% 2.01%
As % of the Programming Languages category 6.90% 6.83% 6.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 137 172 148
Midlands median daily rate £325 £300 £283
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +8.33% +6.19% -7.38%
10th Percentile £200 £210 £175
90th Percentile £500 £436 £391
England median daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year +7.14% - +4.48%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 5 1
Midlands median hourly rate £33.44 £9.00 £30.20
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +271.56% -70.20% -7.08%
England median hourly rate £32.22 £17.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year +84.11% -30.00% -23.08%

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 the Midlands with a requirement for programming language skills.

Contract Programming Language Skills
Midlands
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for programming language skills 2680 3018 2898
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the Midlands 34.69% 31.52% 33.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 1732 1896 1765
Midlands median daily rate £375 £375 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +11.11% +3.85%
10th Percentile £263 £250 £213
90th Percentile £525 £506 £481
England median daily rate £450 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% +5.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 59 60 103
Midlands median hourly rate £38.00 £27.50 £26.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +38.18% +5.77% -20.00%
10th Percentile £22.25 £13.05 £13.50
90th Percentile £68.25 £76.75 £39.90
England median hourly rate £41.50 £37.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year +10.67% +7.14% +2.11%

PHP
Job Vacancy Trend in the Midlands

Job postings citing PHP as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the Midlands.

Job vacancy trend for PHP in the Midlands

PHP
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the Midlands

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

Contractor daily rate trend for PHP in the Midlands

PHP
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the Midlands

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing PHP in the Midlands over the 6 months to 24 July 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for PHP in the Midlands

PHP
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 in the Midlands.

Contractor hourly rate trend for PHP in the Midlands

PHP
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 within the Midlands region over the 6 months to 24 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 +46 125 £335 +11.67% 38
East Midlands -44 61 £328 -6.43% 47
PHP
England

For the 6 months to 24 July 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 Midlands region with a requirement for PHP.

1 118 (63.78%) HTML
2 110 (59.46%) CSS
3 107 (57.84%) MySQL
4 100 (54.05%) JavaScript
5 62 (33.51%) Git (software)
6 61 (32.97%) Agile Software Development
7 50 (27.03%) Linux
8 45 (24.32%) jQuery
9 42 (22.70%) RESTful
10 40 (21.62%) Symfony
11 38 (20.54%) CSS3
12 33 (17.84%) HTML5
12 33 (17.84%) Web Development
13 30 (16.22%) OO
14 29 (15.68%) LAMP
15 25 (13.51%) SQL
15 25 (13.51%) MongoDB
15 25 (13.51%) OO PHP
16 23 (12.43%) AngularJS
16 23 (12.43%) Amazon AWS
16 23 (12.43%) E-Commerce
17 22 (11.89%) Python
17 22 (11.89%) PostgreSQL
17 22 (11.89%) Laravel
17 22 (11.89%) Ansible
18 20 (10.81%) Web Services
19 19 (10.27%) Ruby
19 19 (10.27%) Sass
19 19 (10.27%) Jenkins
19 19 (10.27%) Magento

PHP
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 18 (9.73%) Drupal
2 15 (8.11%) Apache
3 14 (7.57%) WordPress
4 9 (4.86%) Elasticsearch
5 7 (3.78%) CMS
6 6 (3.24%) nginx
7 3 (1.62%) Confluence
8 1 (0.54%) LiveLink
Applications
1 1 (0.54%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 19 (10.27%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 23 (12.43%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (2.70%) GitHub
3 4 (2.16%) Google Analytics
4 2 (1.08%) AdWords
4 2 (1.08%) AWS CloudFormation
4 2 (1.08%) Microsoft Azure
5 1 (0.54%) Amazon EC2
5 1 (0.54%) Amazon ElastiCache
5 1 (0.54%) Amazon ELB
5 1 (0.54%) Amazon S3
5 1 (0.54%) Amazon SQS
5 1 (0.54%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
5 1 (0.54%) Google App Engine
5 1 (0.54%) Google Cloud Platform
5 1 (0.54%) Heroku
5 1 (0.54%) IaaS
5 1 (0.54%) PaaS
5 1 (0.54%) Route 53
5 1 (0.54%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 16 (8.65%) HTTP
2 15 (8.11%) TCP/IP
3 13 (7.03%) SSL
4 7 (3.78%) Internet
5 3 (1.62%) DNS
5 3 (1.62%) SMTP
6 1 (0.54%) Firewall
6 1 (0.54%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 107 (57.84%) MySQL
2 25 (13.51%) MongoDB
3 22 (11.89%) PostgreSQL
4 4 (2.16%) Amazon DynamoDB
4 4 (2.16%) DB2
4 4 (2.16%) NoSQL
4 4 (2.16%) SQL Server
5 2 (1.08%) Amazon RDS
5 2 (1.08%) Big Data
5 2 (1.08%) MS Access
5 2 (1.08%) Redis
5 2 (1.08%) Relational Database
6 1 (0.54%) Apache Cassandra
6 1 (0.54%) BusinessObjects
6 1 (0.54%) DataStage
Development Applications
1 62 (33.51%) Git (software)
2 19 (10.27%) Jenkins
3 18 (9.73%) PHPUnit
4 16 (8.65%) gulp
5 14 (7.57%) Grunt
6 13 (7.03%) Subversion
7 10 (5.41%) Cucumber
8 8 (4.32%) Jasmine
8 8 (4.32%) Mocha
8 8 (4.32%) Vagrant
8 8 (4.32%) WebDriver
9 7 (3.78%) JIRA
10 2 (1.08%) JMeter
10 2 (1.08%) JUnit
10 2 (1.08%) SoapUI
11 1 (0.54%) Bitbucket
11 1 (0.54%) GitLab
11 1 (0.54%) Mockito
11 1 (0.54%) Protractor
11 1 (0.54%) webpack
General
1 9 (4.86%) Finance
1 9 (4.86%) Marketing
2 8 (4.32%) Retail
3 6 (3.24%) Banking
4 3 (1.62%) Investment Banking
5 2 (1.08%) Back Office
5 2 (1.08%) Manufacturing
6 1 (0.54%) Automotive
6 1 (0.54%) Games
Job Titles
1 154 (83.24%) Developer
2 96 (51.89%) PHP Developer
3 21 (11.35%) Symfony Developer
4 19 (10.27%) PHP Symfony Developer
5 17 (9.19%) Magento Developer
5 17 (9.19%) Senior Developer
6 16 (8.65%) Drupal Developer
7 12 (6.49%) Web Developer
8 11 (5.95%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
8 11 (5.95%) Full Stack Developer
8 11 (5.95%) JavaScript Developer
8 11 (5.95%) MySQL Developer
8 11 (5.95%) PHP Drupal Developer
8 11 (5.95%) PHP MySQL Developer
8 11 (5.95%) PHP Web Developer
9 9 (4.86%) Digital Developer
10 8 (4.32%) PHP Laravel Developer
10 8 (4.32%) Senior PHP Developer
11 7 (3.78%) Senior DevOps
12 6 (3.24%) HTML Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 118 (63.78%) HTML
2 110 (59.46%) CSS
3 45 (24.32%) jQuery
4 42 (22.70%) RESTful
5 40 (21.62%) Symfony
6 38 (20.54%) CSS3
7 33 (17.84%) HTML5
8 29 (15.68%) LAMP
9 23 (12.43%) AngularJS
10 22 (11.89%) Laravel
11 20 (10.81%) Web Services
12 19 (10.27%) Sass
13 15 (8.11%) Ajax
14 13 (7.03%) Twig
15 12 (6.49%) Twitter Bootstrap
16 10 (5.41%) Node.js
17 9 (4.86%) LESS
18 8 (4.32%) Behat
19 7 (3.78%) Doctrine
20 6 (3.24%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 14 (7.57%) User Experience
2 4 (2.16%) Computer Science
2 4 (2.16%) Greenfield Project
2 4 (2.16%) Mobile App
2 4 (2.16%) W3C
3 3 (1.62%) Enterprise Software
3 3 (1.62%) Hybrid Cloud
3 3 (1.62%) Public Cloud
3 3 (1.62%) Replication
4 2 (1.08%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (1.08%) Animation
4 2 (1.08%) Clustering
4 2 (1.08%) Internet of Things
4 2 (1.08%) Semantic Web
5 1 (0.54%) Algorithms
5 1 (0.54%) CMDB
5 1 (0.54%) iPad
5 1 (0.54%) Market Risk
5 1 (0.54%) Mobile Computing
5 1 (0.54%) RIA
Operating Systems
1 50 (27.03%) Linux
2 5 (2.70%) Unix
2 5 (2.70%) Windows
3 3 (1.62%) Mac OS X
4 2 (1.08%) CentOS
4 2 (1.08%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 2 (1.08%) Windows Server
5 1 (0.54%) Android
5 1 (0.54%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 61 (32.97%) Agile Software Development
2 33 (17.84%) Web Development
3 30 (16.22%) OO
4 25 (13.51%) OO PHP
5 23 (12.43%) E-Commerce
6 19 (10.27%) Open Source
7 18 (9.73%) Test Automation
8 17 (9.19%) Configuration Management
8 17 (9.19%) MVC
9 16 (8.65%) Continuous Integration
9 16 (8.65%) DevOps
10 15 (8.11%) OOP
11 13 (7.03%) Unit Testing
11 13 (7.03%) Web Operations
12 12 (6.49%) TDD
13 11 (5.95%) BDD
13 11 (5.95%) Front End Development
14 9 (4.86%) Scrum
15 8 (4.32%) Progressive Enhancement
15 8 (4.32%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 100 (54.05%) JavaScript
2 25 (13.51%) SQL
3 22 (11.89%) Python
4 19 (10.27%) Ruby
5 12 (6.49%) Java
6 11 (5.95%) Bash Shell
7 7 (3.78%) PHP 5
8 4 (2.16%) Perl
8 4 (2.16%) PHP 4
8 4 (2.16%) PHP 7
9 3 (1.62%) C#
10 2 (1.08%) Scala
10 2 (1.08%) VBA
11 1 (0.54%) ES6
11 1 (0.54%) Groovy
11 1 (0.54%) Korn
11 1 (0.54%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 8 (4.32%) Degree
2 6 (3.24%) Security Cleared
3 4 (2.16%) Computer Science Degree
4 3 (1.62%) AWS Certification
4 3 (1.62%) BPSS Clearance
5 1 (0.54%) Analytics IQ
5 1 (0.54%) CHECK Team Member
5 1 (0.54%) ISEB
5 1 (0.54%) ISTQB
5 1 (0.54%) MySQL Certification
5 1 (0.54%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (4.86%) WAI
2 3 (1.62%) Disclosure Scotland
3 2 (1.08%) QA
System Software
1 7 (3.78%) Docker
2 1 (0.54%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 22 (11.89%) Ansible
2 17 (9.19%) Opscode Chef
3 16 (8.65%) Puppet
4 13 (7.03%) Salt
5 6 (3.24%) Kubernetes
6 3 (1.62%) Mesos
6 3 (1.62%) Terraform
7 2 (1.08%) collectd
7 2 (1.08%) Galera Cluster
7 2 (1.08%) Kibana
7 2 (1.08%) logstash
7 2 (1.08%) StatsD
Vendors
1 13 (7.03%) Zend
2 10 (5.41%) Rackspace
3 7 (3.78%) Microsoft
4 6 (3.24%) Google
5 5 (2.70%) IBM
6 2 (1.08%) Percona
7 1 (0.54%) Oracle
7 1 (0.54%) SaltStack
7 1 (0.54%) SAP
7 1 (0.54%) Twitter
7 1 (0.54%) VMware
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