The table below looks at the statistics for PHP4 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 PHP4 over the 3 months to 18 September 2014 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
18 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
PHP 4
Rank 580 548 542
Rank change year-on-year
-32 -6
Contract jobs citing PHP4 8 10 32
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.015% 0.021% 0.061%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.041% 0.053% 0.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 8 23
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£300 £288 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.34% +4.54%
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £275 £275
% change year-on-year
+9.09% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Programming Languages category in contract jobs advertised in the England region.

Programming Languages Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
19301 18820 19960
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 36.98% 39.60% 37.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 12579 12134 11983
Average daily rate £400 £400 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £260 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £575 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 387 501 688
Average hourly rate £35.00 £34.00 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.94% -2.85%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.50 £15.97 £17.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £50.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £32.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -7.14%

PHP4
Jobs Demand Trend in England

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing PHP4 across the England region as a proportion of the total demand within the Programming Languages category.

PHP4 Jobs Demand Trend in England

PHP4
Daily Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing PHP4 across the England region.

PHP4 Daily Rate Trend in England

PHP4
Daily Rate Histogram in England

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing PHP4 across the England region over the 3 months to 18 September 2014.

PHP4 Daily Rate Histogram in England

PHP4
Hourly Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing PHP4 across the England region.

PHP4 Hourly Rate Trend in England

PHP4
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 PHP4 within the England region over the 3 months to 18 September 2014. 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
West Midlands - 3 £300 -
East Midlands +7 2 £300 +4.34%
South East -3 2 £160 -28.88%
South West - 1 £210 -
North West - - - - 1
London - - - - 1
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PHP4
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 18 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the England region citing PHP4 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 PHP4.

1 14 (100.00%) PHP
2 13 (92.86%) MySQL
3 12 (85.71%) PHP5
4 11 (78.57%) JavaScript
5 9 (64.29%) HTML
5 9 (64.29%) jQuery
6 8 (57.14%) CSS
7 7 (50.00%) MVC
7 7 (50.00%) Ajax
8 6 (42.86%) Subversion
8 6 (42.86%) ActionScript
9 5 (35.71%) Project Management
9 5 (35.71%) OOP
10 4 (28.57%) OO
10 4 (28.57%) WordPress
11 3 (21.43%) Zend
11 3 (21.43%) Apache
11 3 (21.43%) Joomla!
12 2 (14.29%) Web Development
12 2 (14.29%) Perl
12 2 (14.29%) CodeIgniter
12 2 (14.29%) Git (software)
12 2 (14.29%) Twitter Bootstrap
13 1 (7.14%) User Stories
13 1 (7.14%) Android Development
13 1 (7.14%) iOS Development
13 1 (7.14%) Relational Database
13 1 (7.14%) OO PHP
13 1 (7.14%) User Experience
13 1 (7.14%) Android

PHP4
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 18 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the England region citing PHP4 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 PHP4. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 4 (28.57%) WordPress
2 3 (21.43%) Apache
2 3 (21.43%) Joomla!
3 1 (7.14%) CMS
3 1 (7.14%) Confluence
Cloud Services
1 1 (7.14%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (7.14%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (92.86%) MySQL
2 1 (7.14%) SQL Server
2 1 (7.14%) MongoDB
2 1 (7.14%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 6 (42.86%) Subversion
2 2 (14.29%) Git (software)
3 1 (7.14%) JIRA
General
1 1 (7.14%) Finance
1 1 (7.14%) Retail
1 1 (7.14%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 14 (100.00%) Developer
2 13 (92.86%) PHP Developer
3 2 (14.29%) PHP MySQL Developer
4 1 (7.14%) PHP Web Developer
4 1 (7.14%) Web Developer
4 1 (7.14%) Perl Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (64.29%) HTML
1 9 (64.29%) jQuery
2 8 (57.14%) CSS
3 7 (50.00%) Ajax
4 2 (14.29%) CodeIgniter
4 2 (14.29%) Twitter Bootstrap
5 1 (7.14%) HTML5
5 1 (7.14%) Yii
5 1 (7.14%) Laravel
5 1 (7.14%) Semantic HTML
5 1 (7.14%) SOAP
5 1 (7.14%) Web Services
5 1 (7.14%) XML
5 1 (7.14%) Flash
5 1 (7.14%) RSS
5 1 (7.14%) LAMP
5 1 (7.14%) XML-RPC
Miscellaneous
1 1 (7.14%) Animation
1 1 (7.14%) Open Source
1 1 (7.14%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 1 (7.14%) Android
1 1 (7.14%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (50.00%) MVC
2 5 (35.71%) Project Management
2 5 (35.71%) OOP
3 4 (28.57%) OO
4 2 (14.29%) Web Development
5 1 (7.14%) Test Scripting
5 1 (7.14%) Progressive Enhancement
5 1 (7.14%) Graceful Degradation
5 1 (7.14%) User Stories
5 1 (7.14%) Android Development
5 1 (7.14%) iOS Development
5 1 (7.14%) OO PHP
5 1 (7.14%) E-Commerce
5 1 (7.14%) SOA
5 1 (7.14%) SEO
5 1 (7.14%) Agile Software Development
Programming Languages
1 14 (100.00%) PHP
2 12 (85.71%) PHP5
3 11 (78.57%) JavaScript
4 6 (42.86%) ActionScript
5 2 (14.29%) Perl
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (7.14%) QA
Vendors
1 3 (21.43%) Zend
2 1 (7.14%) Facebook
2 1 (7.14%) Twitter
2 1 (7.14%) Rackspace
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