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 3 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
3 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Object-Oriented PHP (OO PHP)
Rank 476 489 476
Rank change year-on-year
+13 -13
Contract jobs citing OO PHP 109 87 67
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.21% 0.18% 0.14%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.27% 0.23% 0.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 90 67 52
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£325 £340 £313
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.41% +8.80%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £288 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £400 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £293 £300 £250
% change year-on-year
-2.50% +20.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £175.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £175.00
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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
40181 37789 35076
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 77.87% 76.43% 75.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 26554 23781 21753
Average daily rate £425 £410 £413
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.65% -0.60%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £588 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1086 1099 1020
Average hourly rate £29.00 £24.12 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+20.23% -25.78%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.62 £13.10
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.19 £47.30 £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.52 £26.50 £31.00
% change year-on-year
+15.16% -14.51%

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 3 August 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 3 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
London -11 66 £361 +0.13% 20
South East -1 26 £290 -10.76% 10
East Midlands - 6 £353 - 14
Yorkshire -18 4 £313 +4.25% 15
South West -5 3 - - 6
North West -22 2 £288 -4.16% 20
North East - 1 £320 -
West Midlands - 1 £225 - 5
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OO PHP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 3 August 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.

1 186 (98.94%) PHP
2 172 (91.49%) OO
3 137 (72.87%) JavaScript
4 113 (60.11%) HTML
5 107 (56.91%) MySQL
5 107 (56.91%) CSS
6 85 (45.21%) Agile Software Development
7 67 (35.64%) Zend
8 65 (34.57%) Git (software)
9 59 (31.38%) MVC
10 58 (30.85%) jQuery
11 52 (27.66%) LAMP
12 49 (26.06%) TDD
13 48 (25.53%) Symfony
14 46 (24.47%) Linux
15 43 (22.87%) Drupal
16 37 (19.68%) Subversion
17 36 (19.15%) Laravel
18 34 (18.09%) Apache
19 30 (15.96%) SQL
20 29 (15.43%) E-Commerce
20 29 (15.43%) PHP5
21 27 (14.36%) Perl
22 26 (13.83%) Web Services
22 26 (13.83%) HTML5
22 26 (13.83%) BDD
23 25 (13.30%) Scrum
24 22 (11.70%) CSS3
24 22 (11.70%) PHPUnit
25 21 (11.17%) AngularJS

OO PHP
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 3 August 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 43 (22.87%) Drupal
2 34 (18.09%) Apache
3 21 (11.17%) CMS
3 21 (11.17%) WordPress
4 8 (4.26%) Node.js
5 7 (3.72%) Elasticsearch
6 4 (2.13%) Joomla!
7 3 (1.60%) Apache Solr
8 2 (1.06%) ExpressionEngine
8 2 (1.06%) nginx
9 1 (0.53%) Confluence
Applications
1 5 (2.66%) Photoshop
1 5 (2.66%) Adobe Illustrator
2 1 (0.53%) Adobe Creative Suite
2 1 (0.53%) Fireworks
Business Applications
1 15 (7.98%) Magento
2 1 (0.53%) BigMachines
Cloud Services
1 8 (4.26%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (2.66%) Amazon EC2
2 5 (2.66%) Amazon S3
3 3 (1.60%) Cloud Computing
4 2 (1.06%) Google Analytics
4 2 (1.06%) Microsoft Azure
4 2 (1.06%) SaaS
5 1 (0.53%) Heroku
5 1 (0.53%) GitHub
5 1 (0.53%) AWS OpsWorks
5 1 (0.53%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
Communications & Networking
1 4 (2.13%) HTTP
1 4 (2.13%) Internet
2 3 (1.60%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 107 (56.91%) MySQL
2 19 (10.11%) MongoDB
3 12 (6.38%) Relational Database
4 11 (5.85%) Redis
5 10 (5.32%) PostgreSQL
6 8 (4.26%) Big Data
7 5 (2.66%) NoSQL
8 2 (1.06%) SQL Server
9 1 (0.53%) CouchDB
Development Applications
1 65 (34.57%) Git (software)
2 37 (19.68%) Subversion
3 22 (11.70%) PHPUnit
4 15 (7.98%) Jenkins
5 10 (5.32%) Selenium
6 8 (4.26%) Behat
7 5 (2.66%) gulp
8 4 (2.13%) JIRA
9 3 (1.60%) NetBeans
9 3 (1.60%) Hudson
10 2 (1.06%) Redmine
10 2 (1.06%) FogBugz
10 2 (1.06%) Trac
10 2 (1.06%) Grunt
10 2 (1.06%) Bower
10 2 (1.06%) Mercurial
11 1 (0.53%) Oracle APEX
11 1 (0.53%) ClearCase
11 1 (0.53%) Bugzilla
General
1 7 (3.72%) Finance
2 5 (2.66%) Retail
2 5 (2.66%) Marketing
3 3 (1.60%) Games
4 2 (1.06%) Telecoms
4 2 (1.06%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 176 (93.62%) Developer
2 126 (67.02%) PHP Developer
3 18 (9.57%) Web Developer
4 12 (6.38%) Senior Developer
4 12 (6.38%) PHP LAMP Developer
4 12 (6.38%) Magento Developer
5 11 (5.85%) PHP MySQL Developer
5 11 (5.85%) Senior PHP Developer
6 10 (5.32%) OO PHP Developer
7 9 (4.79%) Full Stack Developer
7 9 (4.79%) LAMP Developer
7 9 (4.79%) Perl Developer
8 7 (3.72%) Drupal Developer
9 6 (3.19%) PHP Symfony Developer
9 6 (3.19%) PHP Zend Developer
10 3 (1.60%) Software Engineer
10 3 (1.60%) Systems Developer
10 3 (1.60%) Applications Developer
11 2 (1.06%) PHP Magento Developer
11 2 (1.06%) PHP Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 113 (60.11%) HTML
2 107 (56.91%) CSS
3 58 (30.85%) jQuery
4 52 (27.66%) LAMP
5 48 (25.53%) Symfony
6 36 (19.15%) Laravel
7 26 (13.83%) HTML5
7 26 (13.83%) Web Services
8 22 (11.70%) CSS3
9 21 (11.17%) AngularJS
9 21 (11.17%) Ajax
10 18 (9.57%) Zend Framework
11 17 (9.04%) REST
12 16 (8.51%) XHTML
13 14 (7.45%) JSON
13 14 (7.45%) CodeIgniter
14 13 (6.91%) XML
14 13 (6.91%) Sass
14 13 (6.91%) Twitter Bootstrap
15 11 (5.85%) RabbitMQ
Miscellaneous
1 15 (7.98%) Computer Science
2 12 (6.38%) User Experience
3 8 (4.26%) Analytical Skills
4 5 (2.66%) Mobile App
5 2 (1.06%) Enterprise Software
5 2 (1.06%) Digital Media
5 2 (1.06%) Blog
5 2 (1.06%) Learning Management System
6 1 (0.53%) Social Media
6 1 (0.53%) Online Games
6 1 (0.53%) W3C
6 1 (0.53%) Blackberry
6 1 (0.53%) E-Learning
6 1 (0.53%) Cybernetics
6 1 (0.53%) Over-the-Top Content
Operating Systems
1 46 (24.47%) Linux
2 7 (3.72%) UNIX
2 7 (3.72%) Windows
2 7 (3.72%) CentOS
3 5 (2.66%) Ubuntu
4 3 (1.60%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 2 (1.06%) Windows Phone
6 1 (0.53%) Apple iOS
6 1 (0.53%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 172 (91.49%) OO
2 85 (45.21%) Agile Software Development
3 59 (31.38%) MVC
4 49 (26.06%) TDD
5 29 (15.43%) E-Commerce
6 26 (13.83%) BDD
7 25 (13.30%) Scrum
8 17 (9.04%) Continuous Integration
9 16 (8.51%) Unit Testing
10 13 (6.91%) Web Development
11 11 (5.85%) OOP
12 10 (5.32%) Responsive Web Design
13 8 (4.26%) Open Source
13 8 (4.26%) Software Engineering
14 7 (3.72%) DevOps
14 7 (3.72%) Mentoring
15 6 (3.19%) API Development
15 6 (3.19%) Automated Testing
16 5 (2.66%) SOA
16 5 (2.66%) Mobile Application Development
Programming Languages
1 186 (98.94%) PHP
2 137 (72.87%) JavaScript
3 30 (15.96%) SQL
4 29 (15.43%) PHP5
5 27 (14.36%) Perl
6 17 (9.04%) Python
7 11 (5.85%) Java
8 7 (3.72%) C#
9 5 (2.66%) C
10 3 (1.60%) C++
10 3 (1.60%) Ruby
10 3 (1.60%) Bash Shell
11 2 (1.06%) Shell Script
12 1 (0.53%) PHP4
12 1 (0.53%) Apex Code
Qualifications
1 11 (5.85%) Degree
2 8 (4.26%) Security Cleared
3 6 (3.19%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (5.32%) QA
2 1 (0.53%) WAI
System Software
1 4 (2.13%) Varnish
2 2 (1.06%) Docker
Systems Management
1 19 (10.11%) Puppet
2 15 (7.98%) Vagrant
3 5 (2.66%) Opscode Chef
4 3 (1.60%) Salt
5 1 (0.53%) Capistrano
Vendors
1 67 (35.64%) Zend
2 6 (3.19%) Red Hat
3 4 (2.13%) Adobe
4 3 (1.60%) Salesforce.com
4 3 (1.60%) Oracle
4 3 (1.60%) WorldPay
5 2 (1.06%) Twitter
5 2 (1.06%) Google
6 1 (0.53%) Eloqua
6 1 (0.53%) Facebook
6 1 (0.53%) Siebel
6 1 (0.53%) Perforce
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