Period
to 16 July 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands with a requirement for PHP 7 skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited PHP 7 over the 6 months to 16 July 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 7
England > West Midlands
6 months to
16 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 192 174 -
Rank change year-on-year -18 - -
Contract jobs citing PHP 7 3 3 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 0.058% 0.068% -
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.17% 0.22% -
Number of daily rates quoted 3 3 0
West Midlands median daily rate £300 £250 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +20.00% - -
England median daily rate £355 £450 £388
% change year-on-year -21.11% +16.13% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
West Midlands median hourly rate - - -
England median hourly rate - - -

PHP 7 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 the West Midlands with a requirement for coding skills.

All Programming Languages
West Midlands
Contract vacancies with a requirement for coding skills 1,720 1,373 1,968
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 33.39% 31.30% 32.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,080 896 1,220
West Midlands median daily rate £400 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.67% - +10.29%
10th Percentile £275 £263 £250
90th Percentile £538 £525 £510
England median daily rate £475 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 29 39 36
West Midlands median hourly rate £29.50 £32.50 £24.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -9.23% +31.31% -5.71%
10th Percentile £15.25 £20.50 £13.16
90th Percentile £48.75 £72.50 £39.25
England median hourly rate £41.50 £41.25 £37.50
% change year-on-year +0.61% +10.00% +7.14%

PHP 7
Job Vacancy Trend in the West Midlands

Job postings citing PHP 7 as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands.

Job vacancy trend for PHP 7 in the West Midlands

PHP 7
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing PHP 7 in the West Midlands.

Contractor daily rate trend for PHP 7 in the West Midlands

PHP 7
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 PHP 7 within the West Midlands region over the 6 months to 16 July 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
Birmingham - 3 £300 - 1
PHP 7
England

For the 6 months to 16 July 2018, IT contractor jobs citing PHP 7 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 PHP 7.

1 3 (100.00%) HTML
1 3 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 3 (100.00%) PHP
1 3 (100.00%) CSS
1 3 (100.00%) Git (software)
1 3 (100.00%) Laravel
1 3 (100.00%) Sass
1 3 (100.00%) Continuous Deployment
2 2 (66.67%) Business Intelligence
2 2 (66.67%) Capistrano
2 2 (66.67%) BDD
2 2 (66.67%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (66.67%) TDD
2 2 (66.67%) Ajax
2 2 (66.67%) jQuery
2 2 (66.67%) Continuous Integration
2 2 (66.67%) Database Tuning
2 2 (66.67%) MySQL
3 1 (33.33%) RESTful
3 1 (33.33%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (33.33%) SOAP
3 1 (33.33%) Web Services
3 1 (33.33%) REST

PHP 7
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:

Cloud Services
1 1 (33.33%) Amazon AWS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (66.67%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 3 (100.00%) Git (software)
Job Titles
1 3 (100.00%) Developer
2 2 (66.67%) PHP Developer
3 1 (33.33%) PHP Laravel Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (100.00%) CSS
1 3 (100.00%) HTML
1 3 (100.00%) Laravel
1 3 (100.00%) Sass
2 2 (66.67%) Ajax
2 2 (66.67%) jQuery
3 1 (33.33%) REST
3 1 (33.33%) RESTful
3 1 (33.33%) SOAP
3 1 (33.33%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 2 (66.67%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (100.00%) Continuous Deployment
2 2 (66.67%) BDD
2 2 (66.67%) Business Intelligence
2 2 (66.67%) Continuous Integration
2 2 (66.67%) Database Tuning
2 2 (66.67%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 3 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 3 (100.00%) PHP
Systems Management
1 2 (66.67%) Capistrano