The table below looks at the statistics for PHP5 skills in IT contracts advertised for the City of London region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited PHP5 over the 3 months to 27 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
27 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
PHP 5
Rank 181 197 182
Rank change year-on-year
+16 -15
Contract jobs citing PHP5 9 11 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.18% 0.18% 0.21%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.39% 0.43% 0.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 8 10
Average daily rate
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£338 £300 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.50% -17.24%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £310 £281 £290
10% offered a daily rate of more than £383 £348 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £300 £300
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.35 £32.50 -
% change year-on-year
-31.23% -
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Programming Languages category in contract jobs advertised in the City of London region.

Programming Languages Category
City of London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
2307 2583 2380
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 45.59% 43.19% 41.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 1893 1982 1852
Average daily rate £475 £450 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.55% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £310 £310
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £638 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 15 31
Average hourly rate £40.00 £42.50 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.88% +21.42%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £27.37 £20.63 £18.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £147.50 £49.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.50 £33.25 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+6.76% -5.00%

PHP5
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing PHP5 across the City of London region as a proportion of the total demand within the Programming Languages category.

PHP5 Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

PHP5
Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing PHP5 across the City of London region.

PHP5 Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

PHP5
Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing PHP5 across the City of London region over the 3 months to 27 January 2015.

PHP5 Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

PHP5
Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing PHP5 across the City of London region.

PHP5 Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

PHP5
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 27 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the City of London region citing PHP5 also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited PHP5.

1 17 (100.00%) PHP
2 14 (82.35%) JavaScript
3 13 (76.47%) OO
4 11 (64.71%) MVC
5 10 (58.82%) MySQL
5 10 (58.82%) CSS
5 10 (58.82%) HTML
5 10 (58.82%) OO PHP
6 9 (52.94%) Git (software)
6 9 (52.94%) SQL
7 8 (47.06%) Zend
8 7 (41.18%) jQuery
9 6 (35.29%) Symfony
9 6 (35.29%) Subversion
9 6 (35.29%) Degree
9 6 (35.29%) Computer Science
9 6 (35.29%) Web Services
9 6 (35.29%) Finance
10 5 (29.41%) Apache
10 5 (29.41%) Mercurial
11 4 (23.53%) HTML5
11 4 (23.53%) REST
11 4 (23.53%) Relational Database
11 4 (23.53%) AngularJS
11 4 (23.53%) Linux
11 4 (23.53%) OOP
11 4 (23.53%) XML
11 4 (23.53%) LAMP
11 4 (23.53%) XHTML
11 4 (23.53%) Shell Script

PHP5
Top Related IT Skills in the City of London by Category

For the 6 months to 27 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the City of London region citing PHP5 also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited PHP5. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 5 (29.41%) Apache
2 4 (23.53%) Drupal
3 3 (17.65%) Joomla!
3 3 (17.65%) WordPress
3 3 (17.65%) CMS
4 2 (11.76%) Node.js
4 2 (11.76%) SugarCRM
5 1 (5.88%) nginx
Communications & Networking
1 1 (5.88%) SSL
1 1 (5.88%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (58.82%) MySQL
2 4 (23.53%) Relational Database
3 1 (5.88%) PostgreSQL
3 1 (5.88%) MongoDB
3 1 (5.88%) Redis
Development Applications
1 9 (52.94%) Git (software)
2 6 (35.29%) Subversion
3 5 (29.41%) Mercurial
4 3 (17.65%) FogBugz
4 3 (17.65%) Trac
4 3 (17.65%) Redmine
4 3 (17.65%) PHPUnit
5 2 (11.76%) CasperJS
5 2 (11.76%) Selenium
6 1 (5.88%) Jasmine
6 1 (5.88%) Karma Test Runner
General
1 6 (35.29%) Finance
2 1 (5.88%) Banking
Job Titles
1 16 (94.12%) Developer
2 13 (76.47%) PHP Developer
3 3 (17.65%) PHP LAMP Developer
3 3 (17.65%) PHP MySQL Developer
4 2 (11.76%) Applications Developer
4 2 (11.76%) Programmer
4 2 (11.76%) PHP Programmer
4 2 (11.76%) LAMP Developer
5 1 (5.88%) Drupal Developer
5 1 (5.88%) Web Developer
5 1 (5.88%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (58.82%) CSS
1 10 (58.82%) HTML
2 7 (41.18%) jQuery
3 6 (35.29%) Symfony
3 6 (35.29%) Web Services
4 4 (23.53%) HTML5
4 4 (23.53%) REST
4 4 (23.53%) AngularJS
4 4 (23.53%) XML
4 4 (23.53%) LAMP
4 4 (23.53%) XHTML
5 3 (17.65%) Ajax
5 3 (17.65%) XSL
5 3 (17.65%) CSS3
5 3 (17.65%) Backbone.js
6 2 (11.76%) JSON
7 1 (5.88%) Zend Framework
7 1 (5.88%) CodeIgniter
7 1 (5.88%) CakePHP
7 1 (5.88%) Kohana
Miscellaneous
1 6 (35.29%) Computer Science
2 2 (11.76%) Social Media
3 1 (5.88%) Blog
3 1 (5.88%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 4 (23.53%) Linux
2 3 (17.65%) Android
2 3 (17.65%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (76.47%) OO
2 11 (64.71%) MVC
3 10 (58.82%) OO PHP
4 4 (23.53%) OOP
5 3 (17.65%) Continuous Integration
5 3 (17.65%) TDD
5 3 (17.65%) Project Management
5 3 (17.65%) Android Development
5 3 (17.65%) iOS Development
6 2 (11.76%) BDD
6 2 (11.76%) Responsive Web Design
6 2 (11.76%) CRM
6 2 (11.76%) E-Commerce
7 1 (5.88%) Time Management
7 1 (5.88%) Data Migration
7 1 (5.88%) Unit Testing
7 1 (5.88%) Software Engineering
7 1 (5.88%) Agile Software Development
7 1 (5.88%) Migration
7 1 (5.88%) Graceful Degradation
Programming Languages
1 17 (100.00%) PHP
2 14 (82.35%) JavaScript
3 9 (52.94%) SQL
4 4 (23.53%) Shell Script
5 2 (11.76%) Java
6 1 (5.88%) Ruby
6 1 (5.88%) C
6 1 (5.88%) C++
6 1 (5.88%) Perl
6 1 (5.88%) Python
6 1 (5.88%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 6 (35.29%) Degree
Vendors
1 8 (47.06%) Zend
2 3 (17.65%) Salesforce.com
3 1 (5.88%) Google
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