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 April 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 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Object-Oriented PHP (OO PHP)
Rank 500 456 426
Rank change year-on-year
-44 -30
Contract jobs citing OO PHP 77 116 85
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.15% 0.23% 0.20%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.20% 0.31% 0.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 57 91 74
Average daily rate
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£325 £350 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.14% +16.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £275 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £425 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £278 £300 £285
% change year-on-year
-7.50% +5.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £55.00
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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
38743 37390 31855
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 76.59% 75.29% 74.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 24566 23724 19449
Average daily rate £423 £403 £413
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.96% -2.42%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £390 £375 £360
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +4.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1119 1085 996
Average hourly rate £29.00 £30.00 £32.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-3.33% -6.25%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.37 £13.52
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £50.00 £54.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.50 £31.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
-1.61% -3.12%

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 April 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 April 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 -47 44 £358 -4.66% 40
South East -16 16 £300 -3.22% 21
Yorkshire -21 8 £280 -8.57% 9
East of England +16 4 £250 - 1
North West -18 3 £263 -12.50% 16
West Midlands - 1 £325 - 5
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OO PHP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 28 April 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.

1 158 (98.14%) PHP
2 148 (91.93%) OO
3 108 (67.08%) JavaScript
4 102 (63.35%) HTML
4 102 (63.35%) CSS
5 90 (55.90%) MySQL
6 74 (45.96%) Agile Software Development
7 56 (34.78%) jQuery
8 51 (31.68%) MVC
9 50 (31.06%) Zend
10 48 (29.81%) TDD
11 45 (27.95%) Git (software)
12 42 (26.09%) Drupal
13 35 (21.74%) Symfony
14 34 (21.12%) LAMP
15 33 (20.50%) Linux
16 29 (18.01%) Scrum
17 27 (16.77%) BDD
18 26 (16.15%) Laravel
18 26 (16.15%) Subversion
18 26 (16.15%) PHP5
19 25 (15.53%) AngularJS
20 22 (13.66%) WordPress
20 22 (13.66%) Web Services
21 21 (13.04%) E-Commerce
21 21 (13.04%) Apache
21 21 (13.04%) CMS
22 20 (12.42%) HTML5
23 19 (11.80%) CSS3
23 19 (11.80%) SQL

OO PHP
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 28 April 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 42 (26.09%) Drupal
2 22 (13.66%) WordPress
3 21 (13.04%) Apache
3 21 (13.04%) CMS
4 10 (6.21%) Joomla!
5 7 (4.35%) Elasticsearch
6 5 (3.11%) Node.js
7 4 (2.48%) ExpressionEngine
8 3 (1.86%) Apache Solr
9 2 (1.24%) nginx
10 1 (0.62%) Confluence
Applications
1 2 (1.24%) Adobe Illustrator
2 1 (0.62%) Photoshop
2 1 (0.62%) Fireworks
Business Applications
1 12 (7.45%) Magento
2 1 (0.62%) BigMachines
2 1 (0.62%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 6 (3.73%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (1.24%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (0.62%) Google Analytics
3 1 (0.62%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (0.62%) SaaS
3 1 (0.62%) Heroku
3 1 (0.62%) GitHub
3 1 (0.62%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
Communications & Networking
1 4 (2.48%) HTTP
2 2 (1.24%) Skype
3 1 (0.62%) PBX
3 1 (0.62%) VoIP
3 1 (0.62%) SSL
3 1 (0.62%) Internet
3 1 (0.62%) Asterisk PBX
Database & Business Intelligence
1 90 (55.90%) MySQL
2 13 (8.07%) Relational Database
3 12 (7.45%) PostgreSQL
4 9 (5.59%) Redis
5 6 (3.73%) MongoDB
5 6 (3.73%) NoSQL
6 2 (1.24%) Riak
6 2 (1.24%) Big Data
6 2 (1.24%) BigTable
6 2 (1.24%) CouchDB
7 1 (0.62%) SQL Server
7 1 (0.62%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 45 (27.95%) Git (software)
2 26 (16.15%) Subversion
3 13 (8.07%) Jenkins
4 12 (7.45%) PHPUnit
5 7 (4.35%) JIRA
6 3 (1.86%) Mercurial
7 2 (1.24%) Cucumber
7 2 (1.24%) Hudson
7 2 (1.24%) Redmine
7 2 (1.24%) Behat
7 2 (1.24%) Jasmine
7 2 (1.24%) FogBugz
7 2 (1.24%) Trac
8 1 (0.62%) Grunt
8 1 (0.62%) Bower
8 1 (0.62%) ClearCase
8 1 (0.62%) Bugzilla
8 1 (0.62%) NetBeans
8 1 (0.62%) Oracle APEX
8 1 (0.62%) Selenium
General
1 14 (8.70%) Marketing
2 11 (6.83%) Finance
3 7 (4.35%) Advertising
4 3 (1.86%) Games
4 3 (1.86%) Retail
4 3 (1.86%) Telecoms
5 2 (1.24%) Publishing
5 2 (1.24%) Financial Institution
6 1 (0.62%) Electronics
6 1 (0.62%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 149 (92.55%) Developer
2 103 (63.98%) PHP Developer
3 15 (9.32%) Web Developer
3 15 (9.32%) Senior Developer
4 13 (8.07%) Drupal Developer
5 12 (7.45%) Senior PHP Developer
6 11 (6.83%) PHP MySQL Developer
7 9 (5.59%) Magento Developer
8 7 (4.35%) LAMP Developer
8 7 (4.35%) OO PHP Developer
9 6 (3.73%) PHP LAMP Developer
10 5 (3.11%) Full Stack Developer
11 4 (2.48%) Front-End Developer
12 3 (1.86%) PHP Zend Developer
12 3 (1.86%) PHP Programmer
12 3 (1.86%) Python Developer
12 3 (1.86%) Perl Developer
12 3 (1.86%) Programmer
13 2 (1.24%) Lead Developer
13 2 (1.24%) Junior
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 102 (63.35%) HTML
1 102 (63.35%) CSS
2 56 (34.78%) jQuery
3 35 (21.74%) Symfony
4 34 (21.12%) LAMP
5 26 (16.15%) Laravel
6 25 (15.53%) AngularJS
7 22 (13.66%) Web Services
8 20 (12.42%) HTML5
9 19 (11.80%) CSS3
10 18 (11.18%) Ajax
11 16 (9.94%) CodeIgniter
12 15 (9.32%) XML
13 13 (8.07%) JSON
13 13 (8.07%) XHTML
13 13 (8.07%) REST
14 11 (6.83%) Twitter Bootstrap
14 11 (6.83%) RESTful
15 10 (6.21%) SOAP
16 9 (5.59%) Sass
Miscellaneous
1 9 (5.59%) Open Source
2 8 (4.97%) User Experience
3 5 (3.11%) Analytical Skills
3 5 (3.11%) Digital Media
3 5 (3.11%) Computer Science
4 3 (1.86%) Blog
5 2 (1.24%) Online Games
5 2 (1.24%) Data Structures
6 1 (0.62%) DTV
6 1 (0.62%) Learning Management System
6 1 (0.62%) Social Network
6 1 (0.62%) Mobile App
6 1 (0.62%) Over-the-Top Content
Operating Systems
1 33 (20.50%) Linux
2 6 (3.73%) UNIX
3 5 (3.11%) Windows
4 4 (2.48%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 2 (1.24%) Windows Phone
5 2 (1.24%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 148 (91.93%) OO
2 74 (45.96%) Agile Software Development
3 51 (31.68%) MVC
4 48 (29.81%) TDD
5 29 (18.01%) Scrum
6 27 (16.77%) BDD
7 21 (13.04%) E-Commerce
8 17 (10.56%) Unit Testing
9 14 (8.70%) Web Development
10 9 (5.59%) Continuous Integration
11 8 (4.97%) Responsive Web Design
12 6 (3.73%) Pair Programming
13 5 (3.11%) CRM
13 5 (3.11%) OOP
13 5 (3.11%) Web Design
13 5 (3.11%) Dependency Injection
13 5 (3.11%) DevOps
13 5 (3.11%) Mentoring
14 4 (2.48%) Content Management
14 4 (2.48%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 158 (98.14%) PHP
2 108 (67.08%) JavaScript
3 26 (16.15%) PHP5
4 19 (11.80%) SQL
5 15 (9.32%) Python
6 13 (8.07%) Java
7 11 (6.83%) Perl
8 3 (1.86%) C#
8 3 (1.86%) Ruby
9 2 (1.24%) Shell Script
10 1 (0.62%) C
10 1 (0.62%) PHP4
10 1 (0.62%) Groovy
10 1 (0.62%) Apex Code
10 1 (0.62%) Clojure
Qualifications
1 3 (1.86%) Degree
2 2 (1.24%) Security Cleared
3 1 (0.62%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (4.35%) QA
System Software
1 5 (3.11%) Varnish
Systems Management
1 15 (9.32%) Puppet
2 8 (4.97%) Vagrant
2 8 (4.97%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 50 (31.06%) Zend
2 4 (2.48%) Red Hat
3 3 (1.86%) Salesforce.com
3 3 (1.86%) Oracle
3 3 (1.86%) HP
4 2 (1.24%) Adobe
4 2 (1.24%) Google
4 2 (1.24%) New Relic
5 1 (0.62%) SAP
5 1 (0.62%) Siebel
5 1 (0.62%) Perforce
5 1 (0.62%) Eloqua
5 1 (0.62%) Twitter
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