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 15 September 2014 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
15 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
PHP 5
Rank 178 218 221
Rank change year-on-year
+40 +3
Contract jobs citing PHP5 22 10 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.37% 0.14% 0.16%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.88% 0.31% 0.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 7 12
Average daily rate
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£360 £325 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.76% -7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £338 £265 £276
10% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £425 £373
UK excluding London average daily rate £305 £285 £275
% change year-on-year
+7.01% +3.63%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £75.75
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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
2499 3177 3137
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 42.31% 44.16% 39.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 1949 2452 2412
Average daily rate £450 £450 £450
90% offered a daily rate of more than £310 £300 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 18 15
Average hourly rate £45.00 £39.00 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+15.38% +11.42%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.03 £17.50 £13.32
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £143.00 £57.95 £48.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £32.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -7.14%

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 15 September 2014.

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 15 September 2014, 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 29 (100.00%) PHP
2 24 (82.76%) OO
3 23 (79.31%) JavaScript
4 22 (75.86%) MySQL
4 22 (75.86%) MVC
5 20 (68.97%) HTML
6 18 (62.07%) CSS
7 16 (55.17%) Zend
7 16 (55.17%) OO PHP
8 12 (41.38%) Git (software)
8 12 (41.38%) Finance
8 12 (41.38%) Web Services
8 12 (41.38%) Linux
9 11 (37.93%) Apache
9 11 (37.93%) SQL
9 11 (37.93%) Subversion
9 11 (37.93%) Mercurial
10 10 (34.48%) Agile Software Development
10 10 (34.48%) Computer Science
10 10 (34.48%) Degree
11 8 (27.59%) LAMP
11 8 (27.59%) XML
11 8 (27.59%) XSL
11 8 (27.59%) XHTML
11 8 (27.59%) Salesforce.com
11 8 (27.59%) Shell Script
11 8 (27.59%) Project Management
11 8 (27.59%) Redmine
11 8 (27.59%) FogBugz
11 8 (27.59%) Trac

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

For the 6 months to 15 September 2014, 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 11 (37.93%) Apache
2 5 (17.24%) WordPress
3 2 (6.90%) Node.js
4 1 (3.45%) nginx
4 1 (3.45%) CMS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (6.90%) HTTP
1 2 (6.90%) TCP/IP
2 1 (3.45%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (75.86%) MySQL
2 8 (27.59%) Relational Database
3 1 (3.45%) MongoDB
3 1 (3.45%) Redis
Development Applications
1 12 (41.38%) Git (software)
2 11 (37.93%) Mercurial
2 11 (37.93%) Subversion
3 8 (27.59%) Redmine
3 8 (27.59%) FogBugz
3 8 (27.59%) Trac
4 3 (10.34%) PHPUnit
5 2 (6.90%) Selenium
6 1 (3.45%) Xdebug
General
1 12 (41.38%) Finance
2 2 (6.90%) Banking
3 1 (3.45%) Retail
3 1 (3.45%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 27 (93.10%) Developer
2 24 (82.76%) PHP Developer
3 8 (27.59%) PHP MySQL Developer
4 3 (10.34%) Software Engineer
5 2 (6.90%) Software Developer
5 2 (6.90%) Design Engineer
5 2 (6.90%) Development Engineer
5 2 (6.90%) PHP Symfony Developer
5 2 (6.90%) PHP Zend Developer
5 2 (6.90%) Software Development Engineer
5 2 (6.90%) Software Design Engineer
5 2 (6.90%) Web Developer
5 2 (6.90%) Applications Developer
6 1 (3.45%) Lead Developer
6 1 (3.45%) PHP Web Developer
6 1 (3.45%) Lead PHP Developer
6 1 (3.45%) Front-End Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (68.97%) HTML
2 18 (62.07%) CSS
3 12 (41.38%) Web Services
4 8 (27.59%) XML
4 8 (27.59%) XSL
4 8 (27.59%) XHTML
4 8 (27.59%) LAMP
5 6 (20.69%) HTML5
6 5 (17.24%) CSS3
7 4 (13.79%) Laravel
7 4 (13.79%) .NET
7 4 (13.79%) ASP.NET
7 4 (13.79%) jQuery
7 4 (13.79%) Symfony
8 3 (10.34%) Zend Framework
8 3 (10.34%) Memcached
8 3 (10.34%) AngularJS
9 2 (6.90%) Backbone.js
9 2 (6.90%) RESTful
9 2 (6.90%) CodeIgniter
Miscellaneous
1 10 (34.48%) Computer Science
2 4 (13.79%) Digital Media
3 2 (6.90%) W3C
4 1 (3.45%) Web 2.0
4 1 (3.45%) Animation
4 1 (3.45%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 12 (41.38%) Linux
2 2 (6.90%) Android
2 2 (6.90%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (82.76%) OO
2 22 (75.86%) MVC
3 16 (55.17%) OO PHP
4 10 (34.48%) Agile Software Development
5 8 (27.59%) Project Management
6 6 (20.69%) TDD
7 5 (17.24%) BDD
8 4 (13.79%) OOP
9 3 (10.34%) Continuous Integration
10 2 (6.90%) Android Development
10 2 (6.90%) iOS Development
10 2 (6.90%) Refactoring
10 2 (6.90%) Unit Testing
11 1 (3.45%) Progressive Enhancement
11 1 (3.45%) E-Commerce
11 1 (3.45%) Software Engineering
11 1 (3.45%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 29 (100.00%) PHP
2 23 (79.31%) JavaScript
3 11 (37.93%) SQL
4 8 (27.59%) Shell Script
5 5 (17.24%) Java
6 4 (13.79%) C#
6 4 (13.79%) Python
6 4 (13.79%) Ruby
7 3 (10.34%) C++
7 3 (10.34%) C
8 2 (6.90%) Perl
9 1 (3.45%) PHP4
9 1 (3.45%) Scala
9 1 (3.45%) Golang
Qualifications
1 10 (34.48%) Degree
2 4 (13.79%) SC Cleared
2 4 (13.79%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.45%) QA
Vendors
1 16 (55.17%) Zend
2 8 (27.59%) Salesforce.com
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