Period
to 25 July 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Staffordshire 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 25 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
West Midlands > Staffordshire
6 months to
25 Jul 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 34 32 38
Rank change year-on-year -2 +6 -5
Contract jobs citing PHP 2 10 11
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Staffordshire 0.79% 2.76% 2.92%
As % of the Programming Languages category 2.15% 8.47% 5.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 8 14
Staffordshire median daily rate £275 £300 £273
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -8.33% +10.09% -9.17%
10th Percentile £263 £245 £219
90th Percentile £288 £347 £300
West Midlands median daily rate £335 £300 £250
% change year-on-year +11.67% +20.00% -20.63%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Staffordshire median hourly rate - - -
West Midlands median hourly rate £33.44 £9.00 £30.20
% change year-on-year +271.56% -70.20% -7.08%

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 Staffordshire with a requirement for programming language skills.

Contract Programming Language Skills
Staffordshire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for programming language skills 93 118 189
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Staffordshire 36.61% 32.60% 50.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 62 69 115
Staffordshire median daily rate £338 £310 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +8.87% -14.48% +15.08%
10th Percentile £268 £201 £269
90th Percentile £434 £403 £450
West Midlands median daily rate £375 £375 £340
% change year-on-year - +10.29% +4.62%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 2 8
Staffordshire median hourly rate £32.00 £33.00 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -3.03% +106.25% +23.08%
10th Percentile £28.90 £30.55 £11.63
90th Percentile £36.70 £35.85 £26.40
West Midlands median hourly rate £34.00 £24.75 £26.85
% change year-on-year +37.37% -7.80% -12.70%

PHP
Job Vacancy Trend in Staffordshire

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

Job vacancy trend for PHP in Staffordshire

PHP
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Staffordshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for PHP in Staffordshire

PHP
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Staffordshire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for PHP in Staffordshire

PHP
Contract Job Locations in Staffordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing PHP within the Staffordshire region over the 6 months to 25 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
Stoke-on-Trent -1 1 £275 -2.22% 2
PHP
West Midlands

For the 6 months to 25 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 Staffordshire region with a requirement for PHP.

1 2 (100.00%) HTML
1 2 (100.00%) JavaScript
2 1 (50.00%) Perl
2 1 (50.00%) SQL
2 1 (50.00%) MySQL
2 1 (50.00%) CSS
2 1 (50.00%) Unix
2 1 (50.00%) IBM
2 1 (50.00%) BusinessObjects
2 1 (50.00%) DataStage
2 1 (50.00%) Shell Script
2 1 (50.00%) Service Delivery
2 1 (50.00%) Finance
2 1 (50.00%) LAMP
2 1 (50.00%) Ruby
2 1 (50.00%) Korn
2 1 (50.00%) Git (software)
2 1 (50.00%) Node.js
2 1 (50.00%) High Availability
2 1 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (50.00%) ES6
2 1 (50.00%) PHP 7

PHP
Co-occurring IT Skills in Staffordshire 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:

Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (50.00%) BusinessObjects
1 1 (50.00%) DataStage
1 1 (50.00%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 1 (50.00%) Git (software)
General
1 1 (50.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) Analyst
1 1 (50.00%) Developer
1 1 (50.00%) Development Analyst
1 1 (50.00%) Development Support Analyst
1 1 (50.00%) PHP Developer
1 1 (50.00%) Technical Analyst
1 1 (50.00%) Technical Support
1 1 (50.00%) Technical Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (100.00%) HTML
2 1 (50.00%) CSS
2 1 (50.00%) LAMP
2 1 (50.00%) Node.js
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 1 (50.00%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) High Availability
1 1 (50.00%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 2 (100.00%) JavaScript
2 1 (50.00%) ES6
2 1 (50.00%) Korn
2 1 (50.00%) Perl
2 1 (50.00%) PHP 7
2 1 (50.00%) Ruby
2 1 (50.00%) Shell Script
2 1 (50.00%) SQL
Vendors
1 1 (50.00%) IBM