Period
to 24 June 2018

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 24 June 2018 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
24 Jun 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 34 30 25
Rank change year-on-year -4 -5 +9
Contract jobs citing PHP 4 6 13
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Staffordshire 1.56% 2.34% 3.87%
As % of the Programming Languages category 3.42% 6.25% 10.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 5 10
Staffordshire median daily rate £369 £370 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -0.34% +23.33% +10.09%
10th Percentile £334 £263 £209
90th Percentile £405 £385 £382
West Midlands median daily rate £388 £335 £300
% change year-on-year +15.67% +11.67% +20.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Staffordshire median hourly rate - - -
West Midlands median hourly rate - - £9.00

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 Staffordshire with a requirement for coding skills.

All Programming Languages
Staffordshire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for coding skills 117 96 125
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Staffordshire 45.53% 37.50% 37.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 73 64 75
Staffordshire median daily rate £350 £336 £320
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.09% +5.08% -9.54%
10th Percentile £275 £225 £211
90th Percentile £430 £438 £417
West Midlands median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year +6.67% - +11.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 2 1
Staffordshire median hourly rate £18.52 £32.00 £36.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -42.13% -11.11% +125.00%
10th Percentile £17.71 £28.90 £35.50
90th Percentile £42.87 £36.70 £36.50
West Midlands median hourly rate £35.36 £32.00 £24.50
% change year-on-year +10.48% +30.61% -8.74%

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 24 June 2018. 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
Stafford -4 4 £369 -0.34% 1
PHP
West Midlands

For the 6 months to 24 June 2018, IT contractor jobs citing PHP also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the Staffordshire region with a requirement for PHP.

1 3 (75.00%) SQL
1 3 (75.00%) ColdFusion
1 3 (75.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (50.00%) .NET
3 1 (25.00%) MySQL
3 1 (25.00%) Linux
3 1 (25.00%) OOP
3 1 (25.00%) PHP 5
3 1 (25.00%) Git (software)
3 1 (25.00%) Test Automation
3 1 (25.00%) Laravel
3 1 (25.00%) C#
3 1 (25.00%) JavaScript

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:

Application Platforms
1 3 (75.00%) ColdFusion
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (25.00%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 1 (25.00%) Git (software)
Job Titles
1 3 (75.00%) Developer
2 1 (25.00%) Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) ColdFusion Developer
2 1 (25.00%) PHP Developer
2 1 (25.00%) Senior Developer
2 1 (25.00%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (50.00%) .NET
2 1 (25.00%) Laravel
Operating Systems
1 1 (25.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (75.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (25.00%) OOP
2 1 (25.00%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 3 (75.00%) SQL
2 1 (25.00%) C#
2 1 (25.00%) JavaScript
2 1 (25.00%) PHP 5