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 1 May 2016 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
1 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Object-Oriented PHP (OO PHP)
Rank 542 540 466
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -74
Contract jobs citing OO PHP 80 78 123
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.16% 0.15% 0.25%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.19% 0.19% 0.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 61 58 97
Median daily rate £400 £325 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+23.07% -7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £480 £400 £418
UK excluding London median daily rate £325 £280 £300
% change year-on-year
+16.07% -6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -
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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
41831 40715 38755
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 81.63% 79.06% 77.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 27968 25808 24622
Median daily rate £445 £418 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.58% +4.37%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £285 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 916 1188 1141
Median hourly rate £32.25 £29.00 £30.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+11.20% -3.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.83 £12.40 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.91 £47.83 £50.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £30.50 £31.50
% change year-on-year
+18.03% -3.17%

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 1 May 2016.

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 1 May 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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 -25 39 £435 +21.67% 15
South East -21 10 £325 +8.33% 13
Yorkshire +1 8 £450 +60.71% 12
East Midlands - 8 £331 - 8
West Midlands -5 7 £288 -11.53% 11
North West -7 5 £325 +23.80% 13
South West - 2 £278 - 4
East of England +8 1 £225 -10.00% 4
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OO PHP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 1 May 2016, 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.

1 132 (99.25%) PHP
2 111 (83.46%) OO
3 100 (75.19%) JavaScript
4 91 (68.42%) MySQL
5 87 (65.41%) CSS
6 85 (63.91%) HTML
7 72 (54.14%) MVC
8 59 (44.36%) Agile Software Development
9 54 (40.60%) jQuery
10 44 (33.08%) HTML5
11 43 (32.33%) Git (software)
12 42 (31.58%) LAMP
13 40 (30.08%) Zend
13 40 (30.08%) CSS3
14 34 (25.56%) Web Development
15 33 (24.81%) Scrum
16 32 (24.06%) TDD
17 31 (23.31%) Symfony
18 30 (22.56%) Linux
19 27 (20.30%) RESTful
20 25 (18.80%) CMS
21 24 (18.05%) Laravel
22 23 (17.29%) PHPUnit
22 23 (17.29%) SQL
22 23 (17.29%) Apache
23 22 (16.54%) Web Services
24 20 (15.04%) Zend Framework
25 18 (13.53%) Drupal
25 18 (13.53%) WordPress
25 18 (13.53%) SOAP

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 (18.80%) CMS
2 23 (17.29%) Apache
3 18 (13.53%) Drupal
3 18 (13.53%) WordPress
4 14 (10.53%) Node.js
5 7 (5.26%) Elasticsearch
6 3 (2.26%) Apache Solr
7 2 (1.50%) Confluence
7 2 (1.50%) ExpressionEngine
7 2 (1.50%) nginx
8 1 (0.75%) Alfresco
8 1 (0.75%) concrete5
Applications
1 4 (3.01%) Photoshop
2 1 (0.75%) Adobe Illustrator
Business Applications
1 17 (12.78%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 10 (7.52%) GitHub
2 9 (6.77%) Amazon AWS
2 9 (6.77%) Amazon EC2
3 1 (0.75%) Amazon S3
3 1 (0.75%) Amazon SQS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (4.51%) Network Security
2 2 (1.50%) HTTP
3 1 (0.75%) DNS
3 1 (0.75%) Internet
3 1 (0.75%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 91 (68.42%) MySQL
2 15 (11.28%) MongoDB
3 12 (9.02%) NoSQL
4 8 (6.02%) Relational Database
5 4 (3.01%) PostgreSQL
6 2 (1.50%) MariaDB
7 1 (0.75%) Redis
7 1 (0.75%) SQL Server
7 1 (0.75%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 43 (32.33%) Git (software)
2 23 (17.29%) PHPUnit
3 13 (9.77%) Subversion
4 12 (9.02%) Grunt
5 9 (6.77%) Jenkins
6 6 (4.51%) gulp
6 6 (4.51%) JIRA
6 6 (4.51%) Vagrant
7 4 (3.01%) Bower
7 4 (3.01%) Cucumber
8 2 (1.50%) Mercurial
9 1 (0.75%) Jasmine
9 1 (0.75%) Mocha
9 1 (0.75%) Mockito
9 1 (0.75%) Protractor
General
1 12 (9.02%) Retail
2 7 (5.26%) Advertising
3 5 (3.76%) Marketing
4 3 (2.26%) Finance
5 2 (1.50%) Publishing
6 1 (0.75%) Automotive
6 1 (0.75%) Banking
6 1 (0.75%) Legal
6 1 (0.75%) Multimedia
6 1 (0.75%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 125 (93.98%) Developer
2 100 (75.19%) PHP Developer
3 23 (17.29%) Senior Developer
4 17 (12.78%) Senior PHP Developer
5 14 (10.53%) Full Stack Developer
6 13 (9.77%) Magento Developer
7 11 (8.27%) LAMP Developer
7 11 (8.27%) MySQL Developer
7 11 (8.27%) PHP Magento Developer
8 10 (7.52%) PHP Laravel Developer
8 10 (7.52%) PHP Symfony Developer
8 10 (7.52%) Symfony Developer
8 10 (7.52%) WordPress Developer
9 9 (6.77%) PHP LAMP Developer
10 8 (6.02%) PHP MySQL Developer
11 7 (5.26%) Architect
11 7 (5.26%) PHP Zend Developer
11 7 (5.26%) Solutions Architect
12 5 (3.76%) Drupal Developer
12 5 (3.76%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 87 (65.41%) CSS
2 85 (63.91%) HTML
3 54 (40.60%) jQuery
4 44 (33.08%) HTML5
5 42 (31.58%) LAMP
6 40 (30.08%) CSS3
7 31 (23.31%) Symfony
8 27 (20.30%) RESTful
9 24 (18.05%) Laravel
10 22 (16.54%) Web Services
11 20 (15.04%) Zend Framework
12 18 (13.53%) SOAP
13 17 (12.78%) Sass
14 16 (12.03%) XML
15 15 (11.28%) AngularJS
15 15 (11.28%) CodeIgniter
15 15 (11.28%) JSON
16 14 (10.53%) REST
17 11 (8.27%) Twitter Bootstrap
18 10 (7.52%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 8 (6.02%) Digital Media
2 5 (3.76%) User Experience
3 4 (3.01%) Mobile App
4 3 (2.26%) Computer Science
5 1 (0.75%) Fintech
Operating Systems
1 30 (22.56%) Linux
2 7 (5.26%) CentOS
3 6 (4.51%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 6 (4.51%) Unix
4 5 (3.76%) Ubuntu
5 3 (2.26%) Windows
6 1 (0.75%) Apple iOS
6 1 (0.75%) Debian
6 1 (0.75%) Mac OS X
6 1 (0.75%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (0.75%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 111 (83.46%) OO
2 72 (54.14%) MVC
3 59 (44.36%) Agile Software Development
4 34 (25.56%) Web Development
5 33 (24.81%) Scrum
6 32 (24.06%) TDD
7 16 (12.03%) E-Commerce
7 16 (12.03%) OOP
7 16 (12.03%) Unit Testing
8 13 (9.77%) BDD
8 13 (9.77%) Front End Development
9 11 (8.27%) DevOps
9 11 (8.27%) Web Application Development
10 9 (6.77%) Open Source
11 8 (6.02%) Content Management
11 8 (6.02%) CRM
11 8 (6.02%) Migration
12 7 (5.26%) Software Architecture
13 6 (4.51%) ERP
13 6 (4.51%) TOGAF
Programming Languages
1 132 (99.25%) PHP
2 100 (75.19%) JavaScript
3 23 (17.29%) SQL
4 15 (11.28%) PHP 5
5 10 (7.52%) Java
6 9 (6.77%) Ruby
7 7 (5.26%) Perl
8 2 (1.50%) Python
9 1 (0.75%) Apple Swift
9 1 (0.75%) Bash Shell
9 1 (0.75%) Go
9 1 (0.75%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 5 (3.76%) CCNP
1 5 (3.76%) Cisco Certification
2 4 (3.01%) Degree
3 3 (2.26%) Security Cleared
4 1 (0.75%) BPSS Clearance
4 1 (0.75%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (3.76%) QA
System Software
1 1 (0.75%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 1 (0.75%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (0.75%) Puppet
Vendors
1 40 (30.08%) Zend
2 8 (6.02%) RedDot
3 2 (1.50%) Google
4 1 (0.75%) Adobe
4 1 (0.75%) Microsoft
4 1 (0.75%) Red Hat
4 1 (0.75%) Salesforce.com
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