The table below looks at the statistics for PHP 5 skills in IT contracts advertised for the England region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited PHP 5 over the 3 months to 23 July 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
23 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
PHP 5
Rank 612 563 525
Rank change year-on-year
-49 -38
Contract jobs citing PHP 5 19 44 67
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.038% 0.085% 0.14%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.096% 0.22% 0.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 36 46
Median daily rate £300 £368 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-18.36% +5.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £268 £250 £231
10% offered a daily rate of more than £364 £450 £488
UK excluding London median daily rate £300 £250 £350
% change year-on-year
+20.00% -28.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Median hourly rate £32.50 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.50 - -
PHP 5
UK

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
19759 19785 17939
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 39.57% 38.34% 37.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 13659 13523 11719
Median daily rate £425 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 421 402 377
Median hourly rate £37.50 £37.50 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +7.14%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.30 £18.94 £15.21
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.50 £52.17 £47.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £37.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%

PHP 5
Jobs Demand Trend in England

The demand trend of contract jobs across the England region citing PHP 5 as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Programming Languages category.

PHP 5 Jobs Demand Trend in England

PHP 5
Daily Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing PHP 5 across the England region.

PHP 5 Daily Rate Trend in England

PHP 5
Daily Rate Histogram in England

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing PHP 5 across the England region over the 3 months to 23 July 2016.

PHP 5 Daily Rate Histogram in England

PHP 5
Hourly Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing PHP 5 across the England region.

PHP 5 Hourly Rate Trend in England

PHP 5
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 PHP 5 within the England region over the 3 months to 23 July 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 -29 10 £300 -18.91% 13
West Midlands -19 4 £350 - 3
South West - 3 £300 - 3
South East -8 1 £350 +40.00% 8
East Midlands - 1 £238 - 3
PHP 5
UK

PHP 5
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 23 July 2016, IT contractor jobs citing PHP 5 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 PHP 5.

1 76 (100.00%) PHP
2 56 (73.68%) MySQL
3 50 (65.79%) JavaScript
4 42 (55.26%) CSS
5 40 (52.63%) HTML
6 34 (44.74%) Linux
7 33 (43.42%) Git (software)
8 32 (42.11%) OO
9 31 (40.79%) jQuery
10 28 (36.84%) Zend
11 26 (34.21%) SQL
12 24 (31.58%) Symfony
13 23 (30.26%) TDD
14 22 (28.95%) MVC
15 20 (26.32%) Agile Software Development
15 20 (26.32%) PHPUnit
16 18 (23.68%) Subversion
17 17 (22.37%) HTML5
17 17 (22.37%) RESTful
18 16 (21.05%) AngularJS
19 15 (19.74%) Jenkins
20 14 (18.42%) OO PHP
20 14 (18.42%) Apache
21 13 (17.11%) OOP
21 13 (17.11%) CSS3
22 12 (15.79%) XML
22 12 (15.79%) LAMP
22 12 (15.79%) Web Development
23 10 (13.16%) Laravel
23 10 (13.16%) Ajax

PHP 5
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 14 (18.42%) Apache
2 9 (11.84%) CMS
3 6 (7.89%) Drupal
4 3 (3.95%) WordPress
Business Applications
1 7 (9.21%) Magento
2 1 (1.32%) BigMachines
2 1 (1.32%) Eloqua
2 1 (1.32%) Payment Gateway
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.63%) GitHub
1 2 (2.63%) SaaS
2 1 (1.32%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (1.32%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (1.32%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 2 (2.63%) Network Security
2 1 (1.32%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 56 (73.68%) MySQL
2 7 (9.21%) SQL Server
3 5 (6.58%) PostgreSQL
4 2 (2.63%) MongoDB
4 2 (2.63%) Relational Database
5 1 (1.32%) FileMaker
5 1 (1.32%) MariaDB
5 1 (1.32%) MarkLogic
Development Applications
1 33 (43.42%) Git (software)
2 20 (26.32%) PHPUnit
3 18 (23.68%) Subversion
4 15 (19.74%) Jenkins
5 7 (9.21%) Vagrant
6 6 (7.89%) Mercurial
7 4 (5.26%) Eclipse
7 4 (5.26%) Hudson
7 4 (5.26%) PhpStorm
8 3 (3.95%) Jasmine
8 3 (3.95%) Maven
8 3 (3.95%) NetBeans
8 3 (3.95%) Zend Studio
9 2 (2.63%) Cucumber
9 2 (2.63%) JIRA
9 2 (2.63%) Mocha
9 2 (2.63%) Travis CI
10 1 (1.32%) Grunt
10 1 (1.32%) gulp
10 1 (1.32%) Oracle APEX
General
1 7 (9.21%) Finance
2 3 (3.95%) Publishing
3 1 (1.32%) Retail
3 1 (1.32%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 74 (97.37%) Developer
2 64 (84.21%) PHP Developer
3 11 (14.47%) PHP Symfony Developer
3 11 (14.47%) Symfony Developer
4 9 (11.84%) Linux Developer
5 8 (10.53%) LAMP Developer
5 8 (10.53%) MySQL Developer
5 8 (10.53%) PHP MySQL Developer
6 7 (9.21%) PHP LAMP Developer
6 7 (9.21%) SQL Developer
7 6 (7.89%) Drupal Developer
7 6 (7.89%) Senior Developer
8 5 (6.58%) Angular Developer
8 5 (6.58%) Python Developer
8 5 (6.58%) Senior PHP Developer
9 4 (5.26%) JavaScript Developer
9 4 (5.26%) Magento Developer
9 4 (5.26%) PHP Zend Developer
9 4 (5.26%) Web Developer
10 3 (3.95%) PHP Magento Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 42 (55.26%) CSS
2 40 (52.63%) HTML
3 31 (40.79%) jQuery
4 24 (31.58%) Symfony
5 17 (22.37%) HTML5
5 17 (22.37%) RESTful
6 16 (21.05%) AngularJS
7 13 (17.11%) CSS3
8 12 (15.79%) LAMP
8 12 (15.79%) XML
9 10 (13.16%) Ajax
9 10 (13.16%) Laravel
9 10 (13.16%) Web Services
10 9 (11.84%) Doctrine
11 8 (10.53%) JSON
11 8 (10.53%) LESS
11 8 (10.53%) Twitter Bootstrap
11 8 (10.53%) Zend Framework
12 7 (9.21%) React
13 5 (6.58%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 6 (7.89%) W3C
2 3 (3.95%) Digital Media
2 3 (3.95%) Enterprise Software
2 3 (3.95%) Smartphone
3 2 (2.63%) iPad
3 2 (2.63%) NHS
3 2 (2.63%) Video on Demand
4 1 (1.32%) e-Learning
4 1 (1.32%) Fintech
4 1 (1.32%) Learning Management System
Operating Systems
1 34 (44.74%) Linux
2 3 (3.95%) Unix
3 2 (2.63%) Android
3 2 (2.63%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (42.11%) OO
2 23 (30.26%) TDD
3 22 (28.95%) MVC
4 20 (26.32%) Agile Software Development
5 14 (18.42%) OO PHP
6 13 (17.11%) OOP
7 12 (15.79%) Web Development
8 8 (10.53%) Cross-Browser Compatibility
9 7 (9.21%) Software Architecture
10 5 (6.58%) E-Commerce
10 5 (6.58%) Pair Programming
11 4 (5.26%) API Integration
11 4 (5.26%) Refactoring
11 4 (5.26%) Software Engineering
11 4 (5.26%) Unit Testing
12 3 (3.95%) BDD
12 3 (3.95%) Continuous Integration
12 3 (3.95%) ERP
12 3 (3.95%) Scrum
12 3 (3.95%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 76 (100.00%) PHP
2 50 (65.79%) JavaScript
3 26 (34.21%) SQL
4 7 (9.21%) Python
5 4 (5.26%) C#
5 4 (5.26%) Java
6 3 (3.95%) Bash Shell
6 3 (3.95%) PHP 4
7 1 (1.32%) Apex Code
7 1 (1.32%) Ruby
7 1 (1.32%) VB
7 1 (1.32%) VBA
7 1 (1.32%) XQuery
System Software
1 2 (2.63%) Docker
Systems Management
1 7 (9.21%) Puppet
Vendors
1 28 (36.84%) Zend
2 2 (2.63%) Oracle
3 1 (1.32%) Adobe
3 1 (1.32%) Facebook
3 1 (1.32%) Google
3 1 (1.32%) Salesforce.com
3 1 (1.32%) SAP
3 1 (1.32%) Siebel
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