Period
to 12 December 2019

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands with a requirement for Laravel skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Laravel over the 6 months to 12 December 2019 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.

Laravel PHP Framework
England > West Midlands
6 months to
12 Dec 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 143 190 170
Rank change year-on-year +47 -20 +33
Contract jobs citing Laravel 23 19 23
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 0.63% 0.37% 0.47%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 2.53% 1.20% 1.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 12 17
West Midlands median daily rate £250 £338 £200
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -25.93% +68.75% -42.86%
10th Percentile £215 £186 £172
90th Percentile £344 £425 £358
England median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year - +7.14% -4.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
West Midlands median hourly rate - - -
England median hourly rate £6.00 £15.50 £39.50
% change year-on-year -61.29% -60.76% -

Laravel is in the Software Libraries and Frameworks category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills.

All Software Libraries and Frameworks
West Midlands
Contract vacancies with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills 908 1,578 1,252
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 24.69% 30.36% 25.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 614 951 826
West Midlands median daily rate £450 £430 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.65% +7.50% +6.67%
10th Percentile £301 £313 £256
90th Percentile £575 £575 £563
England median daily rate £500 £480 £470
% change year-on-year +4.17% +2.13% +10.59%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 12 38
West Midlands median hourly rate £35.00 £48.50 £30.58
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -27.84% +58.60% +39.00%
10th Percentile £29.38 £28.80 £14.31
90th Percentile £38.75 £62.31 £42.35
England median hourly rate £42.50 £41.53 £40.00
% change year-on-year +2.34% +3.83% +1.01%

Laravel
Job Vacancy Trend in the West Midlands

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

Job vacancy trend for Laravel in the West Midlands

Laravel
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Laravel in the West Midlands

Laravel
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the West Midlands

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Laravel in the West Midlands over the 6 months to 12 December 2019.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Laravel in the West Midlands

Laravel
Contract Job Locations in the West Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Laravel within the West Midlands region over the 6 months to 12 December 2019. 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
Birmingham +25 18 £250 -23.08% 13
Coventry +10 1 £300 +57.89%
Warwickshire +4 1 - - 4
Worcestershire - 1 £325 - 1
Shropshire - 1 £335 -
Staffordshire - 1 - - 5
Laravel
England

For the 6 months to 12 December 2019, IT contractor jobs citing Laravel 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 West Midlands region with a requirement for Laravel.

1 22 (95.65%) PHP
2 10 (43.48%) JavaScript
3 9 (39.13%) HTML
3 9 (39.13%) CSS
3 9 (39.13%) Games
4 6 (26.09%) MySQL
5 4 (17.39%) HTML5
5 4 (17.39%) MVC
6 3 (13.04%) SOAP
6 3 (13.04%) OO
6 3 (13.04%) Ajax
6 3 (13.04%) Symfony
6 3 (13.04%) jQuery
6 3 (13.04%) API Integration
6 3 (13.04%) CodeIgniter
6 3 (13.04%) AngularJS
7 2 (8.70%) Git (software)
7 2 (8.70%) CSS3
7 2 (8.70%) Bitbucket
7 2 (8.70%) Node.js
7 2 (8.70%) Agile Software Development
7 2 (8.70%) Web Development
7 2 (8.70%) E-Commerce
7 2 (8.70%) Law
8 1 (4.35%) CMS
8 1 (4.35%) LAMP
8 1 (4.35%) Web Design
8 1 (4.35%) OOD
8 1 (4.35%) OOP
8 1 (4.35%) SQL

Laravel
Co-occurring IT Skills in the West 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 1 (4.35%) CMS
1 1 (4.35%) Drupal
1 1 (4.35%) WordPress
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (26.09%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 2 (8.70%) Bitbucket
1 2 (8.70%) Git (software)
General
1 9 (39.13%) Games
2 2 (8.70%) Law
3 1 (4.35%) Mandarin Language
3 1 (4.35%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 22 (95.65%) Developer
2 19 (82.61%) PHP Developer
3 2 (8.70%) React Developer
4 1 (4.35%) Angular Developer
4 1 (4.35%) Drupal Developer
4 1 (4.35%) LAMP Developer
4 1 (4.35%) PHP CodeIgniter Developer
4 1 (4.35%) PHP Laravel Developer
4 1 (4.35%) PHP Web Developer
4 1 (4.35%) Senior Developer
4 1 (4.35%) Senior PHP Developer
4 1 (4.35%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (39.13%) CSS
1 9 (39.13%) HTML
2 4 (17.39%) HTML5
3 3 (13.04%) Ajax
3 3 (13.04%) AngularJS
3 3 (13.04%) CodeIgniter
3 3 (13.04%) jQuery
3 3 (13.04%) SOAP
3 3 (13.04%) Symfony
4 2 (8.70%) CSS3
4 2 (8.70%) Node.js
5 1 (4.35%) Doctrine
5 1 (4.35%) Ionic Framework
5 1 (4.35%) Phalcon
5 1 (4.35%) React
5 1 (4.35%) Redux
5 1 (4.35%) REST
5 1 (4.35%) RESTful
5 1 (4.35%) Sass
5 1 (4.35%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 1 (4.35%) Greenfield Project
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (17.39%) MVC
2 3 (13.04%) API Integration
2 3 (13.04%) OO
3 2 (8.70%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (8.70%) E-Commerce
3 2 (8.70%) Web Development
4 1 (4.35%) Event-Driven Architecture
4 1 (4.35%) Microservices
4 1 (4.35%) OO PHP
4 1 (4.35%) OOD
4 1 (4.35%) OOP
4 1 (4.35%) Refactoring
4 1 (4.35%) Translating Business Requirements
4 1 (4.35%) Web Design
4 1 (4.35%) Website Architecture
Programming Languages
1 22 (95.65%) PHP
2 10 (43.48%) JavaScript
3 1 (4.35%) ES6
3 1 (4.35%) PHP 5
3 1 (4.35%) PHP 7
3 1 (4.35%) SQL
Vendors
1 1 (4.35%) Zend