Period
to 15 January 2021

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 15 January 2021 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
15 Jan 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 106 141 190
Rank change year-on-year +35 +49 -25
Contract jobs citing Laravel 4 16 19
As % of all contract jobs advertised in the West Midlands 0.25% 0.48% 0.39%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.95% 1.92% 1.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 13 13
Median daily rate £331 £275 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +20.45% -21.43% +75.00%
10th Percentile £313 £230 £190
90th Percentile £378 £354 £425
England median daily rate £368 £375 £350
% change year-on-year -2.00% +7.14% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
England median hourly rate - £6.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year - -70.00% -49.37%

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 422 835 1,445
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 26.16% 24.99% 29.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 298 581 905
Median daily rate £383 £455 £430
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -15.93% +5.81% +7.50%
10th Percentile £263 £310 £313
90th Percentile £518 £575 £575
England median daily rate £490 £500 £490
% change year-on-year -2.00% +2.04% +3.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 12
Median hourly rate £50.00 - £48.50
Median hourly rate £45.00 £46.00 £41.53
% change year-on-year -2.17% +10.76% +3.83%

Laravel
Job Vacancy Trend in the West Midlands

Job postings citing Laravel as a proportion 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

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing Laravel in the West Midlands.

Daily rate trend 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 15 January 2021. 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 +26 2 £331 +32.50% 19
Wolverhampton - 1 £325 -
Laravel
England

For the 6 months to 15 January 2021, 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 4 (100.00%) PHP
2 3 (75.00%) SQL
3 1 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (25.00%) React
3 1 (25.00%) JavaScript

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:

Job Titles
1 3 (75.00%) Developer
1 3 (75.00%) PHP Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (25.00%) React
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
Programming Languages
1 4 (100.00%) PHP
2 3 (75.00%) SQL
3 1 (25.00%) JavaScript