The first table below looks at the demand for PHP5 skills in IT contracts advertised for the East of England region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited PHP5 over the 3 months to 11 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Programming Languages category for the East of England region.

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
11 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
PHP 5
Rank 134 120 131
Rank change year-on-year
-14 +11
Contract jobs citing PHP5 3 6 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 0.10% 0.26% 0.45%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.27% 0.65% 1.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 5 2
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£213 £250 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-15.00% -16.66%
UK excluding London average daily rate £320 £275 £275
% change year-on-year
+16.36% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £32.50
Programming Languages Category
East of England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
1100 927 1176
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 38.35% 39.48% 40.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 657 477 590
Average daily rate £350 £325 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £213 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £441 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 59 96 132
Average hourly rate £37.00 £35.00 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.71% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.00 £17.50 £19.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £42.50 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £35.00
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PHP5
Jobs Demand Trend in the East of England

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

PHP5 Jobs Demand Trend in the East of England

PHP5
Daily Rate Trend in the East of England

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

PHP5 Daily Rate Trend in the East of England

PHP5
Hourly Rate Trend in the East of England

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

PHP5 Hourly Rate Trend in the East of England

PHP5
Contract Job Locations in the East of England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing PHP5 within the East of England region over the 3 months to 11 July 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Cambridgeshire - - - - 2
Essex - - - -
Hertfordshire - - - - 2
Suffolk - - - -
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PHP5
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 11 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the East of England 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 25 (100.00%) PHP
2 22 (88.00%) JavaScript
3 21 (84.00%) HTML
4 20 (80.00%) MySQL
5 18 (72.00%) CSS
5 18 (72.00%) Apache
5 18 (72.00%) Ajax
6 16 (64.00%) OO
7 15 (60.00%) XHTML
8 14 (56.00%) LAMP
9 13 (52.00%) WordPress
9 13 (52.00%) jQuery
9 13 (52.00%) Linux
10 12 (48.00%) Nagios
11 11 (44.00%) Ubuntu
11 11 (44.00%) Web Services
11 11 (44.00%) Android
11 11 (44.00%) Apple iOS
11 11 (44.00%) Android Development
11 11 (44.00%) iOS Development
12 5 (20.00%) OOP
12 5 (20.00%) Oracle
12 5 (20.00%) SQL
12 5 (20.00%) Java
13 4 (16.00%) Zend
14 3 (12.00%) Agile Software Development
14 3 (12.00%) Microsoft
14 3 (12.00%) Data Modelling
14 3 (12.00%) MVC
15 2 (8.00%) Continuous Integration

PHP5
Top Related IT Skills in the East of England by Category

For the 6 months to 11 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the East of England 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 18 (72.00%) Apache
2 13 (52.00%) WordPress
3 1 (4.00%) Drupal
Communications & Networking
1 2 (8.00%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (80.00%) MySQL
2 2 (8.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (8.00%) Jenkins
Job Titles
1 25 (100.00%) Developer
2 14 (56.00%) LAMP Developer
3 8 (32.00%) PHP Developer
4 2 (8.00%) PHP Zend Developer
5 1 (4.00%) OO PHP Developer
5 1 (4.00%) Web Developer
5 1 (4.00%) Applications Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (84.00%) HTML
2 18 (72.00%) CSS
2 18 (72.00%) Ajax
3 15 (60.00%) XHTML
4 14 (56.00%) LAMP
5 13 (52.00%) jQuery
6 11 (44.00%) Web Services
7 1 (4.00%) REST
7 1 (4.00%) SOAP
Operating Systems
1 13 (52.00%) Linux
2 11 (44.00%) Ubuntu
2 11 (44.00%) Android
2 11 (44.00%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (64.00%) OO
2 11 (44.00%) Android Development
2 11 (44.00%) iOS Development
3 5 (20.00%) OOP
4 3 (12.00%) Data Modelling
4 3 (12.00%) MVC
4 3 (12.00%) Agile Software Development
5 2 (8.00%) Software Engineering
5 2 (8.00%) Disaster Recovery
5 2 (8.00%) Continuous Integration
6 1 (4.00%) OO PHP
6 1 (4.00%) E-Commerce
6 1 (4.00%) Performance Testing
Programming Languages
1 25 (100.00%) PHP
2 22 (88.00%) JavaScript
3 5 (20.00%) Java
3 5 (20.00%) SQL
4 1 (4.00%) C#
4 1 (4.00%) Perl
Systems Management
1 12 (48.00%) Nagios
Vendors
1 5 (20.00%) Oracle
2 4 (16.00%) Zend
3 3 (12.00%) Microsoft
4 1 (4.00%) Perforce