Period
to 6 August 2020

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 6 August 2020 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
6 Aug 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 105 151 171
Rank change year-on-year +46 +20 -11
Contract jobs citing Laravel 5 29 27
As % of all contract jobs advertised in the West Midlands 0.32% 0.65% 0.53%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 1.40% 2.54% 1.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 28 28
Median daily rate £350 £250 £294
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +40.00% -14.89% +6.82%
10th Percentile £229 £213 £183
90th Percentile £375 £456 £341
England median daily rate £363 £350 £365
% change year-on-year +3.57% -4.11% +4.29%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Median hourly rate £13.50 - -
England median hourly rate £13.50 £52.50 £11.00
% change year-on-year -74.29% +377.27% -

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 356 1,141 1,513
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 22.55% 25.68% 29.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 228 798 951
Median daily rate £435 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -3.33% +5.88% +6.25%
10th Percentile £323 £313 £288
90th Percentile £575 £575 £563
England median daily rate £500 £500 £475
% change year-on-year - +5.26% +5.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 12 19
Median hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £29.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +18.64% +0.85%
Median hourly rate £35.00 £44.92 £41.50
% change year-on-year -22.08% +8.23% +3.75%

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
Daily Rate Histogram in the West Midlands

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing Laravel in the West Midlands over the 6 months to 6 August 2020.

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 6 August 2020. 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 +32 3 £350 +40.00% 3
Warwickshire +18 1 £350 +27.27% 2
Herefordshire - 1 £210 -
Laravel
England

For the 6 months to 6 August 2020, 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 5 (100.00%) PHP
2 3 (60.00%) JavaScript
3 2 (40.00%) LAMP
3 2 (40.00%) CodeIgniter
3 2 (40.00%) Drupal
3 2 (40.00%) WordPress
4 1 (20.00%) Magento
4 1 (20.00%) Git (software)
4 1 (20.00%) Test Automation
4 1 (20.00%) Open Source
4 1 (20.00%) SilverStripe
4 1 (20.00%) Node.js
4 1 (20.00%) REST
4 1 (20.00%) Sass
4 1 (20.00%) AngularJS
4 1 (20.00%) Mobile App
4 1 (20.00%) Grunt
4 1 (20.00%) Mentoring
4 1 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (20.00%) TDD
4 1 (20.00%) Software Engineering
4 1 (20.00%) Google
4 1 (20.00%) Web Development
4 1 (20.00%) Symfony
4 1 (20.00%) Zend
4 1 (20.00%) Law
4 1 (20.00%) CMS
4 1 (20.00%) CSS
4 1 (20.00%) SOAP
4 1 (20.00%) OO

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 2 (40.00%) Drupal
1 2 (40.00%) WordPress
2 1 (20.00%) CMS
2 1 (20.00%) SilverStripe
Business Applications
1 1 (20.00%) Magento
Development Applications
1 1 (20.00%) Babel
1 1 (20.00%) Git (software)
1 1 (20.00%) Grunt
1 1 (20.00%) gulp
1 1 (20.00%) webpack
General
1 1 (20.00%) Law
Job Titles
1 5 (100.00%) Developer
2 3 (60.00%) PHP Developer
3 2 (40.00%) Full Stack Developer
4 1 (20.00%) Backend Developer
4 1 (20.00%) Drupal Developer
4 1 (20.00%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
4 1 (20.00%) PHP Laravel Developer
4 1 (20.00%) Senior Developer
4 1 (20.00%) Senior PHP Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (40.00%) CodeIgniter
1 2 (40.00%) LAMP
2 1 (20.00%) AngularJS
2 1 (20.00%) CSS
2 1 (20.00%) Enzyme
2 1 (20.00%) Jest
2 1 (20.00%) Node.js
2 1 (20.00%) REST
2 1 (20.00%) Sass
2 1 (20.00%) SOAP
2 1 (20.00%) Symfony
Miscellaneous
1 1 (20.00%) Mobile App
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (20.00%) Mentoring
1 1 (20.00%) OO
1 1 (20.00%) Open Source
1 1 (20.00%) Problem-Solving
1 1 (20.00%) Project Management
1 1 (20.00%) Software Engineering
1 1 (20.00%) SOLID
1 1 (20.00%) TDD
1 1 (20.00%) Test Automation
1 1 (20.00%) Transpiler
1 1 (20.00%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 5 (100.00%) PHP
2 3 (60.00%) JavaScript
3 1 (20.00%) PHP 7
Vendors
1 1 (20.00%) Google
1 1 (20.00%) Zend