Period
to 22 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Shropshire 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 22 November 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 > Shropshire
6 months to
22 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 57 64 46
Rank change year-on-year +7 -18 -
Contract jobs citing PHP 3 14 4
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Shropshire 0.76% 1.78% 1.02%
As % of the Programming Languages category 2.16% 5.24% 2.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 13 4
Shropshire median daily rate £215 £350 £240
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -38.57% +45.83% -
10th Percentile £172 £301 £220
90th Percentile £453 £472 £260
West Midlands median daily rate £338 £350 £275
% change year-on-year -3.57% +27.27% -8.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Shropshire median hourly rate - - -
West Midlands median hourly rate £33.44 £15.00 £12.75
% change year-on-year +122.93% +17.65% -61.94%

PHP 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 Shropshire with a requirement for coding skills.

All Programming Languages
Shropshire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for coding skills 139 267 140
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Shropshire 35.37% 33.88% 35.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 63 127 39
Shropshire median daily rate £495 £415 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +19.28% +3.75% +14.29%
10th Percentile £311 £313 £248
90th Percentile £575 £513 £489
West Midlands median daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +3.33% +7.14% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 7 4
Shropshire median hourly rate - £21.47 £17.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +26.26% -15.00%
West Midlands median hourly rate £31.25 £24.25 £27.08
% change year-on-year +28.87% -10.45% +24.51%

PHP
Job Vacancy Trend in Shropshire

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

Job vacancy trend for PHP in Shropshire

PHP
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Shropshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for PHP in Shropshire

PHP
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Shropshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing PHP in Shropshire over the 6 months to 22 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for PHP in Shropshire

PHP
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Shropshire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for PHP in Shropshire

PHP
Contract Job Locations in Shropshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing PHP within the Shropshire region over the 6 months to 22 November 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
Telford +4 1 £510 +41.67% 2
PHP
West Midlands

For the 6 months to 22 November 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 Shropshire region with a requirement for PHP.

1 2 (66.67%) JavaScript
2 1 (33.33%) MySQL
2 1 (33.33%) JUnit
2 1 (33.33%) CSS
2 1 (33.33%) SOAP
2 1 (33.33%) Linux
2 1 (33.33%) HTML
2 1 (33.33%) Java
2 1 (33.33%) JMeter
2 1 (33.33%) LAMP
2 1 (33.33%) Scrum
2 1 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (33.33%) TDD
2 1 (33.33%) Web Development
2 1 (33.33%) JSON
2 1 (33.33%) JIRA
2 1 (33.33%) Test Scripting
2 1 (33.33%) WordPress
2 1 (33.33%) Git (software)
2 1 (33.33%) Test Automation
2 1 (33.33%) RESTful
2 1 (33.33%) Confluence
2 1 (33.33%) HTML5
2 1 (33.33%) Cucumber
2 1 (33.33%) SoapUI
2 1 (33.33%) REST
2 1 (33.33%) CSS3
2 1 (33.33%) Jenkins
2 1 (33.33%) User Stories
2 1 (33.33%) Defect Tracking

PHP
Co-occurring IT Skills in Shropshire 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 (33.33%) Confluence
1 1 (33.33%) WordPress
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (33.33%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 1 (33.33%) Cucumber
1 1 (33.33%) Git (software)
1 1 (33.33%) Jenkins
1 1 (33.33%) JIRA
1 1 (33.33%) JMeter
1 1 (33.33%) JUnit
1 1 (33.33%) SoapUI
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Developer
2 1 (33.33%) Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) PHP Developer
2 1 (33.33%) Software Developer
2 1 (33.33%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (33.33%) CSS
1 1 (33.33%) CSS3
1 1 (33.33%) HTML
1 1 (33.33%) HTML5
1 1 (33.33%) JSON
1 1 (33.33%) LAMP
1 1 (33.33%) REST
1 1 (33.33%) RESTful
1 1 (33.33%) SOAP
Operating Systems
1 1 (33.33%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (33.33%) Acceptance Criteria
1 1 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (33.33%) Defect Tracking
1 1 (33.33%) Scrum
1 1 (33.33%) TDD
1 1 (33.33%) Test Automation
1 1 (33.33%) Test Scripting
1 1 (33.33%) User Stories
1 1 (33.33%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 2 (66.67%) JavaScript
2 1 (33.33%) Java