The table below looks at the statistics for PHP 5 skills in IT contracts advertised for the City of London region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited PHP 5 over the 3 months to 28 July 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
28 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
PHP 5
Rank 164 201 196
Rank change year-on-year
+37 -5
Contract jobs citing PHP 5 1 12 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.030% 0.20% 0.17%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.059% 0.45% 0.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 9 6
Median daily rate £300 £370 £368
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-18.91% +0.68%
UK excluding London median daily rate £300 £250 £325
% change year-on-year
+20.00% -23.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.50 - -
PHP 5
London

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
1689 2638 2493
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 49.88% 44.44% 42.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 1444 2174 1930
Median daily rate £475 £475 £460
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.26%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £330 £325 £310
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £625 £625
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £351 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.99% +0.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 18 14
Median hourly rate £50.00 £23.75 £29.74
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+110.52% -20.14%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £37.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%

PHP 5
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

The demand trend of contract jobs across the City of London region citing PHP 5 as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Programming Languages category.

PHP 5 Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

PHP 5
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 PHP 5 across the City of London region.

PHP 5 Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

PHP 5
Top 14 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 28 July 2016, IT contractor jobs citing PHP 5 also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the City of London region with a requirement for PHP 5.

1 1 (100.00%) HTML
1 1 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 1 (100.00%) PHP
1 1 (100.00%) CSS
1 1 (100.00%) OOP
1 1 (100.00%) OO
1 1 (100.00%) TDD
1 1 (100.00%) Drupal
1 1 (100.00%) jQuery
1 1 (100.00%) HTML5
1 1 (100.00%) BDD
1 1 (100.00%) CSS3
1 1 (100.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
1 1 (100.00%) Cross-Browser Compatibility

PHP 5
Top Related IT Skills in the City of London 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 1 (100.00%) Drupal
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Developer
1 1 (100.00%) Drupal Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (100.00%) CSS
1 1 (100.00%) CSS3
1 1 (100.00%) HTML
1 1 (100.00%) HTML5
1 1 (100.00%) jQuery
1 1 (100.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) BDD
1 1 (100.00%) Cross-Browser Compatibility
1 1 (100.00%) OO
1 1 (100.00%) OOP
1 1 (100.00%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 1 (100.00%) PHP