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 27 March 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
27 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
PHP 5
Rank 125 111 109
Rank change year-on-year
-14 -2
Contract jobs citing PHP5 5 25 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 0.19% 0.88% 0.26%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.56% 2.33% 0.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 10 6
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£195 £319 £285
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-38.82% +11.84%
UK excluding London average daily rate £321 £313 £300
% change year-on-year
+2.80% +4.16%
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
896 1075 895
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 34.41% 37.71% 38.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 482 587 499
Average daily rate £375 £350 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +9.37%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 61 69 63
Average hourly rate £39.25 £37.50 £37.40
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+4.66% +0.26%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.00 £27.00 £27.04
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £45.00 £50.45
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -

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 27 March 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
Bedfordshire - - - -
Essex - - - -
Hertfordshire - - - - 3
Norfolk - - - - 1
PHP5
England

PHP5
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 16 (100.00%) PHP
2 15 (93.75%) HTML
2 15 (93.75%) JavaScript
2 15 (93.75%) CSS
3 13 (81.25%) Laravel
4 12 (75.00%) HTML5
4 12 (75.00%) MySQL
4 12 (75.00%) OOP
5 11 (68.75%) MVC
5 11 (68.75%) jQuery
5 11 (68.75%) Git (software)
5 11 (68.75%) AngularJS
5 11 (68.75%) Twitter Bootstrap
6 10 (62.50%) Symfony
7 8 (50.00%) Apache
7 8 (50.00%) nginx
7 8 (50.00%) RESTful
7 8 (50.00%) PHPUnit
8 6 (37.50%) Unit Testing
9 5 (31.25%) LAMP
9 5 (31.25%) Twitter
10 3 (18.75%) Linux
10 3 (18.75%) Zend
10 3 (18.75%) Doctrine
11 2 (12.50%) Android Development
11 2 (12.50%) Semantic HTML
11 2 (12.50%) CSS3
11 2 (12.50%) Apple iOS
11 2 (12.50%) Yii
11 2 (12.50%) Subversion

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

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 8 (50.00%) Apache
1 8 (50.00%) nginx
2 2 (12.50%) CMS
2 2 (12.50%) Drupal
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (75.00%) MySQL
2 1 (6.25%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 11 (68.75%) Git (software)
2 8 (50.00%) PHPUnit
3 2 (12.50%) Subversion
3 2 (12.50%) Mercurial
Job Titles
1 16 (100.00%) Developer
2 13 (81.25%) PHP Developer
3 4 (25.00%) Web Developer
4 3 (18.75%) PHP Web Developer
5 2 (12.50%) Drupal Developer
5 2 (12.50%) PHP Symfony Developer
6 1 (6.25%) JavaScript Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (93.75%) HTML
1 15 (93.75%) CSS
2 13 (81.25%) Laravel
3 12 (75.00%) HTML5
4 11 (68.75%) jQuery
4 11 (68.75%) AngularJS
4 11 (68.75%) Twitter Bootstrap
5 10 (62.50%) Symfony
6 8 (50.00%) RESTful
7 5 (31.25%) LAMP
8 3 (18.75%) Doctrine
9 2 (12.50%) Semantic HTML
9 2 (12.50%) Yii
9 2 (12.50%) CSS3
10 1 (6.25%) CodeIgniter
10 1 (6.25%) Web Services
Operating Systems
1 3 (18.75%) Linux
2 2 (12.50%) Debian
2 2 (12.50%) Android
2 2 (12.50%) Apple iOS
2 2 (12.50%) Windows
3 1 (6.25%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (75.00%) OOP
2 11 (68.75%) MVC
3 6 (37.50%) Unit Testing
4 2 (12.50%) Continuous Integration
4 2 (12.50%) Android Development
4 2 (12.50%) OO
5 1 (6.25%) Web Development
5 1 (6.25%) iOS Development
5 1 (6.25%) High Availability
Programming Languages
1 16 (100.00%) PHP
2 15 (93.75%) JavaScript
Vendors
1 5 (31.25%) Twitter
2 3 (18.75%) Zend