Period
to 17 August 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 17 August 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
17 Aug 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 145 168 156
Rank change year-on-year +23 -12 +48
Contract jobs citing Laravel 27 24 18
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 0.62% 0.47% 0.42%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 2.43% 1.60% 1.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 24 23 15
West Midlands median daily rate £250 £300 £275
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -16.67% +9.09% +1.85%
10th Percentile £213 £183 £160
90th Percentile £444 £348 £380
England median daily rate £350 £375 £350
% change year-on-year -6.67% +7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
West Midlands median hourly rate - - -
England median hourly rate - £11.00 -

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 1,113 1,503 1,039
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 25.41% 29.45% 24.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 784 934 709
West Midlands median daily rate £450 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% +6.67%
10th Percentile £313 £288 £263
90th Percentile £575 £567 £563
England median daily rate £500 £475 £450
% change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 18 19
West Midlands median hourly rate £35.00 £28.75 £31.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +21.74% -7.26% +26.53%
England median hourly rate £45.00 £41.69 £40.00
% change year-on-year +7.95% +4.22% +11.11%

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 17 August 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 17 August 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 +22 18 £250 -16.67% 14
Staffordshire - 4 £256 - 12
Warwickshire -1 2 £275 +37.50% 2
Coventry -3 1 £300 +57.89% 7
Laravel
England

For the 6 months to 17 August 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 27 (100.00%) PHP
2 12 (44.44%) JavaScript
2 12 (44.44%) HTML
2 12 (44.44%) CSS
3 10 (37.04%) Games
4 9 (33.33%) MySQL
5 6 (22.22%) jQuery
5 6 (22.22%) WordPress
6 4 (14.81%) Symfony
6 4 (14.81%) MVC
6 4 (14.81%) SQL
6 4 (14.81%) HTML5
6 4 (14.81%) API Integration
6 4 (14.81%) AngularJS
7 3 (11.11%) Node.js
7 3 (11.11%) Git (software)
7 3 (11.11%) Web Development
8 2 (7.41%) LAMP
8 2 (7.41%) Ajax
8 2 (7.41%) Spring
8 2 (7.41%) CodeIgniter
8 2 (7.41%) SOAP
8 2 (7.41%) Web Services
8 2 (7.41%) Linux
8 2 (7.41%) OOP
8 2 (7.41%) E-Commerce
8 2 (7.41%) Open Source
8 2 (7.41%) Web Application Development
8 2 (7.41%) Mobile App
8 2 (7.41%) Mobile Application Development

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 6 (22.22%) WordPress
2 1 (3.70%) CMS
2 1 (3.70%) Drupal
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (33.33%) MySQL
2 2 (7.41%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 3 (11.11%) Git (software)
2 1 (3.70%) Bitbucket
General
1 10 (37.04%) Games
2 1 (3.70%) Advertising
2 1 (3.70%) Mandarin Language
2 1 (3.70%) Retail
Job Titles
1 26 (96.30%) Developer
2 24 (88.89%) PHP Developer
3 3 (11.11%) Full Stack Developer
4 2 (7.41%) PHP Laravel Developer
4 2 (7.41%) React Developer
4 2 (7.41%) Web Developer
5 1 (3.70%) Angular Developer
5 1 (3.70%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
5 1 (3.70%) PHP CodeIgniter Developer
5 1 (3.70%) PHP Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (44.44%) CSS
1 12 (44.44%) HTML
2 6 (22.22%) jQuery
3 4 (14.81%) AngularJS
3 4 (14.81%) HTML5
3 4 (14.81%) Symfony
4 3 (11.11%) Node.js
5 2 (7.41%) Ajax
5 2 (7.41%) CodeIgniter
5 2 (7.41%) LAMP
5 2 (7.41%) SOAP
5 2 (7.41%) Spring
5 2 (7.41%) Web Services
6 1 (3.70%) Doctrine
6 1 (3.70%) Ionic Framework
6 1 (3.70%) JSON
6 1 (3.70%) Kohana
6 1 (3.70%) Phalcon
6 1 (3.70%) REST
6 1 (3.70%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 2 (7.41%) Mobile App
2 1 (3.70%) Greenfield Project
Operating Systems
1 2 (7.41%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (14.81%) API Integration
1 4 (14.81%) MVC
2 3 (11.11%) Web Development
3 2 (7.41%) E-Commerce
3 2 (7.41%) Mobile Application Development
3 2 (7.41%) OOP
3 2 (7.41%) Open Source
3 2 (7.41%) Open Source Development
3 2 (7.41%) Web Application Development
4 1 (3.70%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (3.70%) Front End Development
4 1 (3.70%) Translating Business Requirements
4 1 (3.70%) Web Design
4 1 (3.70%) Website Architecture
Programming Languages
1 27 (100.00%) PHP
2 12 (44.44%) JavaScript
3 4 (14.81%) SQL
4 1 (3.70%) Java
4 1 (3.70%) PHP 5
4 1 (3.70%) PHP 7
Vendors
1 1 (3.70%) Zend