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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited OO PHP over the 3 months to 17 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
17 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Object-Oriented PHP (OO PHP)
UK / England
Rank 557 529 502
Rank change year-on-year
-28 -27
Contract jobs citing OO PHP 20 62 82
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.048% 0.14% 0.18%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.059% 0.17% 0.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 56 67
Median daily rate £350 £350 £350
90% offered a daily rate of more than £281 £275 £269
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £450 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £325 £289 £296
% change year-on-year
+12.55% -2.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

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
34178 37465 35875
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 82.43% 82.04% 78.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 22789 24561 23587
Median daily rate £450 £425 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £285
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £588
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £390
% change year-on-year
+2.50% +2.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 854 1091 969
Median hourly rate £33.00 £37.50 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-12.00% +50.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £12.75 £11.93
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £55.00 £47.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £34.50 £39.00 £25.50
% change year-on-year
-11.53% +52.94%

OO PHP
Jobs Demand Trend in England

The demand trend of contract jobs across the England region citing OO PHP as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 17 January 2017.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing OO PHP within the England region over the 3 months to 17 January 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London -14 11 £350 -14.11% 14
East of England +6 4 £338 +22.72% 1
West Midlands -5 3 £375 +25.00% 17
South West +12 1 £275 +4.76% 11
South East +2 1 - - 11
OO PHP
UK

OO PHP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 17 January 2017, IT contractor jobs citing OO PHP also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the England region with a requirement for OO PHP.

1 164 (99.39%) PHP
2 150 (90.91%) OO
3 101 (61.21%) JavaScript
4 95 (57.58%) CSS
5 93 (56.36%) HTML
6 80 (48.48%) Linux
6 80 (48.48%) Agile Software Development
7 78 (47.27%) Git (software)
8 68 (41.21%) Relational Database
9 67 (40.61%) HTTP
10 66 (40.00%) Continuous Integration
11 64 (38.79%) Jenkins
12 55 (33.33%) MySQL
13 53 (32.12%) Zend
14 52 (31.52%) Web Development
15 51 (30.91%) Unix
16 50 (30.30%) MVC
17 46 (27.88%) Mac OS X
18 45 (27.27%) Symfony
19 42 (25.45%) Mentoring
20 41 (24.85%) BDD
21 40 (24.24%) Configuration Management
22 39 (23.64%) Doctrine
23 36 (21.82%) Responsive Web Design
23 36 (21.82%) Visualisation
24 35 (21.21%) PostgreSQL
25 34 (20.61%) Line Management
26 33 (20.00%) Docker
27 32 (19.39%) Behat
28 31 (18.79%) E-Commerce

OO PHP
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 25 (15.15%) Apache
2 21 (12.73%) Elasticsearch
3 7 (4.24%) Drupal
4 6 (3.64%) Apache Solr
5 5 (3.03%) WordPress
6 4 (2.42%) CMS
7 1 (0.61%) Confluence
7 1 (0.61%) IIS
Business Applications
1 31 (18.79%) Magento
2 2 (1.21%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 4 (2.42%) Google Analytics
2 2 (1.21%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (1.21%) GitHub
3 1 (0.61%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 67 (40.61%) HTTP
2 2 (1.21%) Network Security
3 1 (0.61%) DNS
3 1 (0.61%) Internet
3 1 (0.61%) Intranet
3 1 (0.61%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 68 (41.21%) Relational Database
2 55 (33.33%) MySQL
3 35 (21.21%) PostgreSQL
4 6 (3.64%) NoSQL
5 5 (3.03%) MongoDB
6 1 (0.61%) Big Data
6 1 (0.61%) GIS
Development Applications
1 78 (47.27%) Git (software)
2 64 (38.79%) Jenkins
3 22 (13.33%) PHPUnit
4 14 (8.48%) Cucumber
4 14 (8.48%) WebDriver
5 11 (6.67%) Subversion
6 3 (1.82%) Jasmine
6 3 (1.82%) Mercurial
7 2 (1.21%) Grunt
7 2 (1.21%) gulp
7 2 (1.21%) JIRA
8 1 (0.61%) Ant
8 1 (0.61%) Maven
8 1 (0.61%) TeamCity
8 1 (0.61%) Vagrant
General
1 22 (13.33%) Finance
2 4 (2.42%) Publishing
3 3 (1.82%) Games
3 3 (1.82%) Marketing
3 3 (1.82%) Retail
3 3 (1.82%) Telecoms
4 2 (1.21%) Electronics
4 2 (1.21%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 159 (96.36%) Developer
2 97 (58.79%) PHP Developer
3 55 (33.33%) Senior Developer
4 29 (17.58%) Magento Developer
5 26 (15.76%) Senior PHP Developer
6 13 (7.88%) PHP Symfony Developer
6 13 (7.88%) Symfony Developer
7 10 (6.06%) Web Developer
8 9 (5.45%) Digital Developer
9 8 (4.85%) E-Commerce Developer
9 8 (4.85%) Full Stack Developer
10 7 (4.24%) PHP Magento Developer
11 6 (3.64%) MySQL Developer
11 6 (3.64%) PHP MySQL Developer
11 6 (3.64%) PHP Web Developer
12 5 (3.03%) E-Commerce PHP Developer
12 5 (3.03%) HTML Developer
12 5 (3.03%) LAMP Developer
12 5 (3.03%) Lead Developer
12 5 (3.03%) PHP LAMP Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 95 (57.58%) CSS
2 93 (56.36%) HTML
3 45 (27.27%) Symfony
4 39 (23.64%) Doctrine
5 32 (19.39%) Behat
6 29 (17.58%) jQuery
6 29 (17.58%) LAMP
7 19 (11.52%) HTML5
7 19 (11.52%) Web Services
7 19 (11.52%) Zend Framework
8 18 (10.91%) AngularJS
8 18 (10.91%) CSS3
9 17 (10.30%) JMS
9 17 (10.30%) XHTML
9 17 (10.30%) XSL
10 15 (9.09%) CakePHP
11 8 (4.85%) JSON
11 8 (4.85%) Sass
12 7 (4.24%) Node.js
12 7 (4.24%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 36 (21.82%) Visualisation
2 3 (1.82%) Computer Science
2 3 (1.82%) Digital Media
2 3 (1.82%) User Experience
3 2 (1.21%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (1.21%) Mobile App
4 1 (0.61%) Blog
4 1 (0.61%) Data Integration
4 1 (0.61%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 80 (48.48%) Linux
2 51 (30.91%) Unix
3 46 (27.88%) Mac OS X
4 5 (3.03%) Windows
5 1 (0.61%) CentOS
5 1 (0.61%) Mac OS
5 1 (0.61%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 150 (90.91%) OO
2 80 (48.48%) Agile Software Development
3 66 (40.00%) Continuous Integration
4 52 (31.52%) Web Development
5 50 (30.30%) MVC
6 42 (25.45%) Mentoring
7 41 (24.85%) BDD
8 40 (24.24%) Configuration Management
9 36 (21.82%) Responsive Web Design
10 34 (20.61%) Line Management
11 31 (18.79%) E-Commerce
12 30 (18.18%) User Acceptance Testing
13 27 (16.36%) Web Design
14 20 (12.12%) Open Source
15 18 (10.91%) Case Management
16 17 (10.30%) Front End Development
17 14 (8.48%) TDD
18 8 (4.85%) Secure Coding
18 8 (4.85%) Unit Testing
19 6 (3.64%) OOP
Programming Languages
1 164 (99.39%) PHP
2 101 (61.21%) JavaScript
3 19 (11.52%) SQL
4 6 (3.64%) Java
5 4 (2.42%) Bash Shell
5 4 (2.42%) Perl
5 4 (2.42%) TypeScript
6 3 (1.82%) PHP 5
6 3 (1.82%) Scala
7 1 (0.61%) C++
7 1 (0.61%) Go
7 1 (0.61%) Python
Qualifications
1 23 (13.94%) Security Cleared
2 13 (7.88%) DBS Check
3 8 (4.85%) SC Cleared
4 2 (1.21%) BC Cleared
4 2 (1.21%) BPSS Clearance
5 1 (0.61%) CCNP
5 1 (0.61%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (8.48%) Disclosure Scotland
2 9 (5.45%) QA
System Software
1 33 (20.00%) Docker
2 6 (3.64%) Varnish
Vendors
1 53 (32.12%) Zend
2 7 (4.24%) Google
3 5 (3.03%) Twitter
4 4 (2.42%) Oracle
5 2 (1.21%) Samsung
5 2 (1.21%) SAP
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