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 24 October 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
24 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
PHP 5
Rank 137 125 138
Rank change year-on-year
-12 +13
Contract jobs citing PHP5 7 4 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 0.23% 0.17% 0.20%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.56% 0.40% 0.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 3 1
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£400 £238 £250
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+68.42% -5.00%
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £278 £300
% change year-on-year
+17.01% -7.41%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £32.50 £31.50
% change year-on-year
- +3.17%
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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
1259 1012 1251
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 41.01% 41.84% 41.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 840 518 619
Average daily rate £365 £325 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.30% -7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £450 £463
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 46 105 93
Average hourly rate £37.50 £36.00 £36.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+4.16% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.00 £15.50 £20.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £57.50 £45.00 £47.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £33.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+4.47% -4.28%

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
Daily Rate Histogram in the East of England

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing PHP5 across the East of England region over the 3 months to 24 October 2014.

PHP5 Daily Rate Histogram 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 24 October 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
Hertfordshire -22 4 £425 -
Cambridgeshire -1 2 £325 +20.37% 3
Bedfordshire - 1 - -
Essex - - - -
Suffolk - - - - 1
PHP5
England

PHP5
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 24 October 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 12 (100.00%) PHP
2 9 (75.00%) MySQL
3 5 (41.67%) MVC
3 5 (41.67%) Zend
4 4 (33.33%) CSS
4 4 (33.33%) HTML
5 3 (25.00%) JavaScript
5 3 (25.00%) Git (software)
5 3 (25.00%) Memcached
5 3 (25.00%) Symfony
6 2 (16.67%) Algorithms
6 2 (16.67%) Relational Database
6 2 (16.67%) Varnish
6 2 (16.67%) Kafka
6 2 (16.67%) Apache Pig
6 2 (16.67%) Apache Hive
6 2 (16.67%) Laravel
6 2 (16.67%) Redis
6 2 (16.67%) Hadoop
6 2 (16.67%) WordPress
6 2 (16.67%) E-Commerce
6 2 (16.67%) Web Services
6 2 (16.67%) Linux
6 2 (16.67%) CodeIgniter
6 2 (16.67%) Drupal
6 2 (16.67%) jQuery
6 2 (16.67%) Subversion
6 2 (16.67%) Ruby
6 2 (16.67%) Web Development
7 1 (8.33%) Degree

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

For the 6 months to 24 October 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 2 (16.67%) Drupal
1 2 (16.67%) WordPress
1 2 (16.67%) Apache Pig
2 1 (8.33%) Apache
2 1 (8.33%) Apache Solr
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (75.00%) MySQL
2 2 (16.67%) Hadoop
2 2 (16.67%) Apache Hive
2 2 (16.67%) Redis
2 2 (16.67%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 3 (25.00%) Git (software)
2 2 (16.67%) Subversion
3 1 (8.33%) JIRA
3 1 (8.33%) Selenium
3 1 (8.33%) Behat
3 1 (8.33%) Jenkins
General
1 1 (8.33%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 12 (100.00%) Developer
2 10 (83.33%) PHP Developer
3 2 (16.67%) MySQL Developer
3 2 (16.67%) PHP Web Developer
3 2 (16.67%) Web Developer
3 2 (16.67%) Applications Developer
3 2 (16.67%) PHP MySQL Developer
3 2 (16.67%) PHP Zend Developer
4 1 (8.33%) Lead Developer
4 1 (8.33%) Lead PHP Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (33.33%) HTML
1 4 (33.33%) CSS
2 3 (25.00%) Symfony
2 3 (25.00%) Memcached
3 2 (16.67%) Laravel
3 2 (16.67%) Kafka
3 2 (16.67%) CodeIgniter
3 2 (16.67%) jQuery
3 2 (16.67%) Web Services
4 1 (8.33%) LAMP
4 1 (8.33%) RESTful
4 1 (8.33%) Gearman
Miscellaneous
1 2 (16.67%) Algorithms
2 1 (8.33%) Computer Science
2 1 (8.33%) Open Source
2 1 (8.33%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 2 (16.67%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (41.67%) MVC
2 2 (16.67%) E-Commerce
2 2 (16.67%) Web Development
3 1 (8.33%) Continuous Integration
3 1 (8.33%) BDD
3 1 (8.33%) Mentoring
3 1 (8.33%) SOA
3 1 (8.33%) Project Management
3 1 (8.33%) UML
3 1 (8.33%) CRM
3 1 (8.33%) Scrum
3 1 (8.33%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (8.33%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 12 (100.00%) PHP
2 3 (25.00%) JavaScript
3 2 (16.67%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 1 (8.33%) Degree
System Software
1 2 (16.67%) Varnish
Vendors
1 5 (41.67%) Zend