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 4 September 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
4 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
PHP 5
Rank 189 182 214
Rank change year-on-year
-7 +32
Contract jobs citing PHP5 7 22 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.13% 0.38% 0.17%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.29% 0.90% 0.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 13 9
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£370 £360 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.77% +10.76%
UK excluding London average daily rate £290 £320 £285
% change year-on-year
-9.37% +12.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
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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
2419 2452 3166
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 45.99% 42.22% 44.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 2016 1881 2436
Average daily rate £475 £450 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.55% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £310 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £625 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.00% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 12 19
Average hourly rate £25.85 £44.50 £42.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-41.91% +4.70%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.21 £16.25 £18.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £187.50 £93.12 £59.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.00 £35.00 £33.50
% change year-on-year
+11.42% +4.47%

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 4 September 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 4 September 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 20 (100.00%) PHP
2 17 (85.00%) MySQL
3 15 (75.00%) OO
4 13 (65.00%) MVC
4 13 (65.00%) Finance
4 13 (65.00%) Symfony
5 12 (60.00%) Linux
6 11 (55.00%) Salesforce.com
6 11 (55.00%) Shell Script
6 11 (55.00%) Project Management
6 11 (55.00%) Apache
6 11 (55.00%) Web Services
6 11 (55.00%) SQL
6 11 (55.00%) Subversion
6 11 (55.00%) Mercurial
6 11 (55.00%) Redmine
6 11 (55.00%) FogBugz
6 11 (55.00%) Trac
6 11 (55.00%) Relational Database
7 10 (50.00%) Mentoring
7 10 (50.00%) Coaching
8 9 (45.00%) Open Source
8 9 (45.00%) Waterfall
8 9 (45.00%) Kanban
8 9 (45.00%) Agile Software Development
8 9 (45.00%) Scrum
9 8 (40.00%) JavaScript
10 6 (30.00%) OO PHP
11 5 (25.00%) HTML
11 5 (25.00%) CSS

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

For the 6 months to 4 September 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 11 (55.00%) Apache
2 4 (20.00%) CMS
2 4 (20.00%) Drupal
3 2 (10.00%) WordPress
3 2 (10.00%) Joomla!
4 1 (5.00%) Node.js
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (85.00%) MySQL
2 11 (55.00%) Relational Database
3 1 (5.00%) PostgreSQL
3 1 (5.00%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 11 (55.00%) Subversion
1 11 (55.00%) Mercurial
1 11 (55.00%) Redmine
1 11 (55.00%) FogBugz
1 11 (55.00%) Trac
2 2 (10.00%) Git (software)
3 1 (5.00%) Eclipse
3 1 (5.00%) Xcode
3 1 (5.00%) Jasmine
3 1 (5.00%) PHPUnit
3 1 (5.00%) Karma Test Runner
General
1 13 (65.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 17 (85.00%) Developer
2 14 (70.00%) PHP Developer
3 13 (65.00%) PHP MySQL Developer
4 2 (10.00%) PHP LAMP Developer
5 1 (5.00%) Node.js Developer
5 1 (5.00%) Trainer
5 1 (5.00%) CMS Developer
5 1 (5.00%) Drupal Developer
5 1 (5.00%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (65.00%) Symfony
2 11 (55.00%) Web Services
3 5 (25.00%) HTML
3 5 (25.00%) CSS
4 3 (15.00%) jQuery
4 3 (15.00%) HTML5
4 3 (15.00%) CSS3
5 2 (10.00%) Memcached
5 2 (10.00%) CodeIgniter
5 2 (10.00%) CakePHP
5 2 (10.00%) XML
5 2 (10.00%) XSL
5 2 (10.00%) XHTML
5 2 (10.00%) LAMP
6 1 (5.00%) Backbone.js
6 1 (5.00%) AngularJS
Miscellaneous
1 3 (15.00%) Computer Science
2 1 (5.00%) iPhone
2 1 (5.00%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 12 (60.00%) Linux
2 1 (5.00%) Android
2 1 (5.00%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (75.00%) OO
2 13 (65.00%) MVC
3 11 (55.00%) Project Management
4 10 (50.00%) Mentoring
4 10 (50.00%) Coaching
5 9 (45.00%) Scrum
5 9 (45.00%) Agile Software Development
5 9 (45.00%) Kanban
5 9 (45.00%) Open Source
5 9 (45.00%) Waterfall
6 6 (30.00%) OO PHP
7 2 (10.00%) E-Commerce
8 1 (5.00%) Stakeholder Management
8 1 (5.00%) BDD
8 1 (5.00%) Android Development
8 1 (5.00%) iOS Development
8 1 (5.00%) Kalman Filter
8 1 (5.00%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 20 (100.00%) PHP
2 11 (55.00%) SQL
2 11 (55.00%) Shell Script
3 8 (40.00%) JavaScript
4 3 (15.00%) C++
4 3 (15.00%) Java
5 2 (10.00%) C
5 2 (10.00%) Python
5 2 (10.00%) Perl
5 2 (10.00%) Ruby
6 1 (5.00%) Apple Swift
6 1 (5.00%) Smalltalk
6 1 (5.00%) C#
Qualifications
1 3 (15.00%) Degree
Vendors
1 11 (55.00%) Salesforce.com
2 4 (20.00%) Zend