The table below looks at the statistics 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 28 August 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
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
PHP 5
Rank 139 138 120
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -18
Contract jobs citing PHP5 6 10 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 0.19% 0.32% 0.13%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.50% 0.78% 0.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 6 3
Average daily rate
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£200 £356 £270
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-43.85% +31.94%
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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England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Programming Languages category in contract jobs advertised in the East of England region.

Programming Languages Category
East of England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
1196 1276 913
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 38.35% 40.68% 38.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 709 794 473
Average daily rate £360 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.85% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £234 £222
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £370 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+5.71% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 68 51 69
Average hourly rate £39.00 £34.75 £34.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+12.23% +0.72%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.60 £20.00 £9.51
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £51.54 £57.50 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £38.50 £35.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+10.00% +2.94%

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 28 August 2015. 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
Hertfordshire +4 5 - -
Norfolk +12 1 £200 -5.88%
Cambridgeshire -9 1 £200 -43.85%
Suffolk - 1 £200 -
PHP5
England

PHP5
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, 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 7 (100.00%) PHP
1 7 (100.00%) MySQL
1 7 (100.00%) Linux
1 7 (100.00%) OO
1 7 (100.00%) MVC
2 6 (85.71%) Subversion
2 6 (85.71%) Web Development
2 6 (85.71%) Apache
2 6 (85.71%) Git (software)
2 6 (85.71%) Laravel
3 5 (71.43%) Redis
3 5 (71.43%) Web Application Development
3 5 (71.43%) Jenkins
3 5 (71.43%) nginx
3 5 (71.43%) Mercurial
3 5 (71.43%) CouchDB
3 5 (71.43%) Memcached
3 5 (71.43%) Puppet
3 5 (71.43%) MongoDB
3 5 (71.43%) NoSQL
3 5 (71.43%) Yii
3 5 (71.43%) Opscode Chef
3 5 (71.43%) Performance Tuning
3 5 (71.43%) Relational Database
3 5 (71.43%) Ansible
3 5 (71.43%) Configuration Management
3 5 (71.43%) Continuous Integration
3 5 (71.43%) Refactoring
3 5 (71.43%) Symfony
3 5 (71.43%) Zend

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

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, 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 6 (85.71%) Apache
2 5 (71.43%) nginx
Applications
1 1 (14.29%) Photoshop
1 1 (14.29%) Adobe Illustrator
Business Applications
1 1 (14.29%) Summit
Cloud Services
1 1 (14.29%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (14.29%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (14.29%) 4G
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (100.00%) MySQL
2 5 (71.43%) PostgreSQL
2 5 (71.43%) CouchDB
2 5 (71.43%) MongoDB
2 5 (71.43%) NoSQL
2 5 (71.43%) Redis
2 5 (71.43%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 6 (85.71%) Subversion
1 6 (85.71%) Git (software)
2 5 (71.43%) Mercurial
2 5 (71.43%) Jenkins
3 1 (14.29%) gulp
Job Titles
1 7 (100.00%) Developer
2 6 (85.71%) PHP Developer
3 5 (71.43%) PHP Symfony Developer
4 1 (14.29%) Full Stack Developer
4 1 (14.29%) PHP Web Developer
4 1 (14.29%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (85.71%) Laravel
2 5 (71.43%) Symfony
2 5 (71.43%) Memcached
2 5 (71.43%) Yii
3 2 (28.57%) jQuery
3 2 (28.57%) HTML5
3 2 (28.57%) HTML
3 2 (28.57%) CSS
4 1 (14.29%) SOAP
4 1 (14.29%) Web Services
4 1 (14.29%) XML
4 1 (14.29%) Ajax
4 1 (14.29%) JSON
4 1 (14.29%) CSS3
4 1 (14.29%) LESS
4 1 (14.29%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 1 (14.29%) BYOD
Operating Systems
1 7 (100.00%) Linux
2 1 (14.29%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (100.00%) MVC
1 7 (100.00%) OO
2 6 (85.71%) Web Development
3 5 (71.43%) Refactoring
3 5 (71.43%) Release Management
3 5 (71.43%) Continuous Integration
3 5 (71.43%) Web Application Development
3 5 (71.43%) Performance Tuning
3 5 (71.43%) Configuration Management
4 2 (28.57%) OOP
4 2 (28.57%) OOD
5 1 (14.29%) DevOps
Programming Languages
1 7 (100.00%) PHP
2 2 (28.57%) JavaScript
3 1 (14.29%) Java
Systems Management
1 5 (71.43%) Puppet
1 5 (71.43%) Opscode Chef
1 5 (71.43%) Ansible
Vendors
1 5 (71.43%) Zend