The table below looks at the statistics for OO PHP skills in IT contracts advertised for the England region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited OO PHP over the 3 months to 28 May 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 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Object-Oriented PHP (OO PHP)
Rank 476 440 445
Rank change year-on-year
-36 +5
Contract jobs citing OO PHP 107 126 84
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.21% 0.26% 0.20%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.28% 0.34% 0.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 82 98 70
Average daily rate
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Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £251 £275 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £413 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £300 £250
% change year-on-year
- +20.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
OO PHP
UK

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the England region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
38689 37247 31943
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 77.33% 75.52% 74.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 25022 23920 19615
Average daily rate £418 £400 £415
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.37% -3.61%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £580 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £365
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +2.73%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1115 1123 991
Average hourly rate £27.50 £27.50 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -15.38%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.50 £14.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.83 £50.00 £48.40
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £30.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
- -6.25%

OO PHP
Jobs Demand Trend in England

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing OO PHP across the England region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

OO PHP Jobs Demand Trend in England

OO PHP
Daily Rate Trend in England

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

OO PHP Daily Rate Trend in England

OO PHP
Daily Rate Histogram in England

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing OO PHP across the England region over the 3 months to 28 May 2015.

OO PHP Daily Rate Histogram in England

OO PHP
Hourly Rate Trend in England

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

OO PHP Hourly Rate Trend in England

OO PHP
Contract Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing OO PHP within the England region over the 3 months to 28 May 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
London -10 64 £360 -4.00% 37
South East -9 24 £300 -3.22% 11
Yorkshire -9 11 £288 -11.53% 14
East of England +11 4 £250 - 8
North West -17 2 £231 -22.91% 14
East Midlands -4 1 £350 - 3
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OO PHP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 28 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the England region citing OO PHP 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 OO PHP.

1 168 (98.25%) PHP
2 156 (91.23%) OO
3 121 (70.76%) JavaScript
4 111 (64.91%) HTML
5 107 (62.57%) CSS
6 98 (57.31%) MySQL
7 78 (45.61%) Agile Software Development
8 60 (35.09%) Zend
9 57 (33.33%) MVC
10 54 (31.58%) Git (software)
11 52 (30.41%) jQuery
12 49 (28.65%) LAMP
13 43 (25.15%) TDD
14 42 (24.56%) Linux
15 40 (23.39%) Drupal
16 38 (22.22%) Symfony
17 34 (19.88%) Scrum
18 33 (19.30%) Subversion
19 30 (17.54%) Laravel
20 29 (16.96%) Apache
21 27 (15.79%) E-Commerce
22 26 (15.20%) PHP5
23 24 (14.04%) Web Services
23 24 (14.04%) HTML5
23 24 (14.04%) BDD
24 22 (12.87%) CMS
25 21 (12.28%) Ajax
25 21 (12.28%) SQL
25 21 (12.28%) CSS3
26 20 (11.70%) CodeIgniter

OO PHP
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 28 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the England region citing OO PHP 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 OO PHP. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 40 (23.39%) Drupal
2 29 (16.96%) Apache
3 22 (12.87%) CMS
4 18 (10.53%) WordPress
5 6 (3.51%) Elasticsearch
6 5 (2.92%) Node.js
7 4 (2.34%) Joomla!
7 4 (2.34%) ExpressionEngine
8 3 (1.75%) Apache Solr
9 2 (1.17%) nginx
10 1 (0.58%) Confluence
Applications
1 4 (2.34%) Adobe Illustrator
2 3 (1.75%) Photoshop
3 2 (1.17%) Fireworks
4 1 (0.58%) Adobe Creative Suite
Business Applications
1 10 (5.85%) Magento
2 1 (0.58%) BigMachines
2 1 (0.58%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 7 (4.09%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (2.34%) Amazon EC2
2 4 (2.34%) Amazon S3
3 2 (1.17%) Google Analytics
3 2 (1.17%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (0.58%) Heroku
4 1 (0.58%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (0.58%) SaaS
4 1 (0.58%) AWS OpsWorks
4 1 (0.58%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
4 1 (0.58%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 4 (2.34%) Internet
1 4 (2.34%) HTTP
2 3 (1.75%) SSL
3 2 (1.17%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 98 (57.31%) MySQL
2 15 (8.77%) Relational Database
3 11 (6.43%) PostgreSQL
4 9 (5.26%) Redis
5 7 (4.09%) MongoDB
6 4 (2.34%) NoSQL
7 3 (1.75%) CouchDB
8 2 (1.17%) SQL Server
8 2 (1.17%) BigTable
8 2 (1.17%) Big Data
8 2 (1.17%) Riak
9 1 (0.58%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 54 (31.58%) Git (software)
2 33 (19.30%) Subversion
3 10 (5.85%) Jenkins
4 9 (5.26%) PHPUnit
5 5 (2.92%) JIRA
6 4 (2.34%) Selenium
6 4 (2.34%) Hudson
7 3 (1.75%) NetBeans
8 2 (1.17%) FogBugz
8 2 (1.17%) Trac
8 2 (1.17%) Jasmine
8 2 (1.17%) Mercurial
8 2 (1.17%) Cucumber
8 2 (1.17%) Redmine
8 2 (1.17%) Behat
9 1 (0.58%) Bower
9 1 (0.58%) Grunt
9 1 (0.58%) ClearCase
9 1 (0.58%) Oracle APEX
9 1 (0.58%) Bugzilla
General
1 10 (5.85%) Finance
2 8 (4.68%) Marketing
3 3 (1.75%) Advertising
3 3 (1.75%) Telecoms
4 2 (1.17%) Games
4 2 (1.17%) Financial Institution
4 2 (1.17%) Publishing
5 1 (0.58%) Manufacturing
5 1 (0.58%) Electronics
5 1 (0.58%) Retail
Job Titles
1 158 (92.40%) Developer
2 116 (67.84%) PHP Developer
3 17 (9.94%) Web Developer
4 14 (8.19%) Senior Developer
5 13 (7.60%) Senior PHP Developer
6 12 (7.02%) PHP MySQL Developer
7 11 (6.43%) PHP LAMP Developer
8 10 (5.85%) LAMP Developer
8 10 (5.85%) Drupal Developer
9 9 (5.26%) Magento Developer
10 7 (4.09%) OO PHP Developer
11 6 (3.51%) Perl Developer
11 6 (3.51%) Full Stack Developer
12 3 (1.75%) Front-End Developer
12 3 (1.75%) PHP Zend Developer
12 3 (1.75%) Software Engineer
12 3 (1.75%) Applications Developer
13 2 (1.17%) PHP Programmer
13 2 (1.17%) Python Developer
13 2 (1.17%) Systems Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 111 (64.91%) HTML
2 107 (62.57%) CSS
3 52 (30.41%) jQuery
4 49 (28.65%) LAMP
5 38 (22.22%) Symfony
6 30 (17.54%) Laravel
7 24 (14.04%) Web Services
7 24 (14.04%) HTML5
8 21 (12.28%) Ajax
8 21 (12.28%) CSS3
9 20 (11.70%) CodeIgniter
10 17 (9.94%) XHTML
11 16 (9.36%) XML
11 16 (9.36%) JSON
12 15 (8.77%) AngularJS
13 13 (7.60%) Zend Framework
14 12 (7.02%) REST
15 9 (5.26%) RESTful
15 9 (5.26%) Yii
15 9 (5.26%) Sass
Miscellaneous
1 14 (8.19%) User Experience
2 12 (7.02%) Computer Science
3 7 (4.09%) Analytical Skills
4 5 (2.92%) Mobile App
5 4 (2.34%) Digital Media
6 2 (1.17%) Blog
6 2 (1.17%) Learning Management System
7 1 (0.58%) Social Media
7 1 (0.58%) Over-the-Top Content
7 1 (0.58%) Data Structures
7 1 (0.58%) DTV
7 1 (0.58%) W3C
7 1 (0.58%) Online Games
7 1 (0.58%) Cybernetics
Operating Systems
1 42 (24.56%) Linux
2 9 (5.26%) UNIX
3 6 (3.51%) Windows
4 4 (2.34%) CentOS
4 4 (2.34%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 3 (1.75%) Ubuntu
6 2 (1.17%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 156 (91.23%) OO
2 78 (45.61%) Agile Software Development
3 57 (33.33%) MVC
4 43 (25.15%) TDD
5 34 (19.88%) Scrum
6 27 (15.79%) E-Commerce
7 24 (14.04%) BDD
8 19 (11.11%) Unit Testing
9 16 (9.36%) Web Development
10 12 (7.02%) Continuous Integration
11 9 (5.26%) Responsive Web Design
12 8 (4.68%) OOP
12 8 (4.68%) Mentoring
13 7 (4.09%) Open Source
13 7 (4.09%) DevOps
13 7 (4.09%) Software Engineering
14 5 (2.92%) Dependency Injection
14 5 (2.92%) CRM
14 5 (2.92%) SOA
14 5 (2.92%) Web Design
Programming Languages
1 168 (98.25%) PHP
2 121 (70.76%) JavaScript
3 26 (15.20%) PHP5
4 21 (12.28%) SQL
5 18 (10.53%) Python
6 17 (9.94%) Perl
6 17 (9.94%) Java
7 5 (2.92%) C#
8 4 (2.34%) C
9 3 (1.75%) Bash Shell
9 3 (1.75%) C++
9 3 (1.75%) Ruby
10 2 (1.17%) Shell Script
11 1 (0.58%) Clojure
11 1 (0.58%) Groovy
11 1 (0.58%) Apex Code
11 1 (0.58%) PHP4
Qualifications
1 9 (5.26%) Degree
2 2 (1.17%) Security Cleared
3 1 (0.58%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (5.26%) QA
2 1 (0.58%) WAI
System Software
1 6 (3.51%) Varnish
Systems Management
1 18 (10.53%) Puppet
2 9 (5.26%) Vagrant
3 8 (4.68%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 60 (35.09%) Zend
2 5 (2.92%) Adobe
3 4 (2.34%) Red Hat
3 4 (2.34%) Oracle
4 3 (1.75%) Salesforce.com
5 2 (1.17%) Google
5 2 (1.17%) HP
5 2 (1.17%) Twitter
6 1 (0.58%) Facebook
6 1 (0.58%) Eloqua
6 1 (0.58%) New Relic
6 1 (0.58%) Siebel
6 1 (0.58%) SAP
6 1 (0.58%) Perforce
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