The first table below looks at the demand 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 24 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Programming Languages category for the England region.

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
24 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
PHP 4
Rank 556 540 531
Rank change year-on-year
-16 -9
Contract jobs citing PHP4 8 8 39
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.016% 0.017% 0.074%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.043% 0.044% 0.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 5 29
Average daily rate
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£300 £300 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +9.09%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £162 £245 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £366 £315
UK excluding London average daily rate £263 £275 £275
% change year-on-year
-4.54% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Programming Languages Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
18433 17985 19292
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 37.33% 38.70% 36.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 12007 11357 11760
Average daily rate £393 £400 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.87% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £250 £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 386 530 751
Average hourly rate £35.00 £35.50 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-1.40% +1.42%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.00 £17.50 £18.47
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £50.00 £46.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £35.00
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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 24 July 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 24 July 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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statistics and historical trends)
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 - 5 £300 -
South East -14 2 £161 -28.33%
South West - 1 £210 - 1
London - - - -
East Midlands - - - -
North West - - - - 2
East of England - - - -
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PHP4
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 24 July 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 15 (100.00%) PHP
2 13 (86.67%) PHP5
3 12 (80.00%) JavaScript
3 12 (80.00%) MySQL
4 10 (66.67%) jQuery
5 9 (60.00%) HTML
6 8 (53.33%) CSS
6 8 (53.33%) Ajax
7 6 (40.00%) MVC
7 6 (40.00%) OOP
8 5 (33.33%) OO
9 4 (26.67%) ActionScript
9 4 (26.67%) Subversion
9 4 (26.67%) WordPress
10 3 (20.00%) Drupal
10 3 (20.00%) Joomla!
10 3 (20.00%) UNIX
10 3 (20.00%) Project Management
10 3 (20.00%) Apache
10 3 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
11 2 (13.33%) TDD
11 2 (13.33%) Python
11 2 (13.33%) CRM
11 2 (13.33%) Siebel
11 2 (13.33%) Oracle Forms
11 2 (13.33%) Linux
11 2 (13.33%) Web Services
11 2 (13.33%) XML
11 2 (13.33%) Oracle
11 2 (13.33%) SQL Server

PHP4
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 24 July 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 (26.67%) WordPress
2 3 (20.00%) Drupal
2 3 (20.00%) Joomla!
2 3 (20.00%) Apache
3 2 (13.33%) CMS
Cloud Services
1 1 (6.67%) Amazon AWS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (80.00%) MySQL
2 2 (13.33%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 4 (26.67%) Subversion
2 2 (13.33%) Oracle Forms
3 1 (6.67%) Git (software)
General
1 1 (6.67%) Retail
Job Titles
1 15 (100.00%) Developer
2 11 (73.33%) PHP Developer
3 3 (20.00%) Web Developer
4 2 (13.33%) Python Developer
4 2 (13.33%) Drupal Developer
4 2 (13.33%) PHP MySQL Developer
5 1 (6.67%) PHP Web Developer
5 1 (6.67%) Senior PHP Developer
5 1 (6.67%) Senior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (66.67%) jQuery
2 9 (60.00%) HTML
3 8 (53.33%) CSS
3 8 (53.33%) Ajax
4 2 (13.33%) Web Services
4 2 (13.33%) XML
4 2 (13.33%) Ext JS
5 1 (6.67%) Laravel
5 1 (6.67%) Semantic HTML
5 1 (6.67%) Twitter Bootstrap
5 1 (6.67%) RESTful
5 1 (6.67%) LAMP
5 1 (6.67%) CodeIgniter
5 1 (6.67%) CakePHP
5 1 (6.67%) .NET
5 1 (6.67%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 2 (13.33%) Blog
1 2 (13.33%) Social Media
2 1 (6.67%) Animation
Operating Systems
1 3 (20.00%) UNIX
2 2 (13.33%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (40.00%) MVC
1 6 (40.00%) OOP
2 5 (33.33%) OO
3 3 (20.00%) Project Management
3 3 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (13.33%) TDD
4 2 (13.33%) CRM
4 2 (13.33%) Multithreading
4 2 (13.33%) System Testing
4 2 (13.33%) Web Development
4 2 (13.33%) Workflow
5 1 (6.67%) Graceful Degradation
5 1 (6.67%) OO PHP
5 1 (6.67%) Product Management
5 1 (6.67%) Progressive Enhancement
5 1 (6.67%) Content Management
5 1 (6.67%) SOA
5 1 (6.67%) SEO
Programming Languages
1 15 (100.00%) PHP
2 13 (86.67%) PHP5
3 12 (80.00%) JavaScript
4 4 (26.67%) ActionScript
5 2 (13.33%) Python
5 2 (13.33%) SQL
5 2 (13.33%) C++
6 1 (6.67%) C#
6 1 (6.67%) Java
6 1 (6.67%) Shell Script
Vendors
1 2 (13.33%) Siebel
1 2 (13.33%) Oracle
1 2 (13.33%) Zend
2 1 (6.67%) Facebook
2 1 (6.67%) Twitter