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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited PHP 5 over the 3 months to 5 February 2016 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
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
PHP 5
Rank 537 547 526
Rank change year-on-year
+10 -21
Contract jobs citing PHP 5 43 33 45
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.091% 0.072% 0.10%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.24% 0.19% 0.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 34 29 29
Average daily rate £331 £350 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.35% +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £235 £200 £269
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £425 £460
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £375 £325
% change year-on-year
-13.33% +15.38%
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
18269 17447 16616
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 38.71% 37.85% 37.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 12545 11749 10607
Average daily rate £425 £400 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £580 £575 £563
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £355 £325
% change year-on-year
+5.63% +9.23%
Number of hourly rates quoted 487 400 451
Average hourly rate £40.00 £35.00 £34.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% +2.94%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.42 £19.00 £15.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.68 £44.50 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £35.50 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+12.67% +4.41%

PHP 5
Jobs Demand Trend in England

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing PHP 5 across the England region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 5 February 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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing PHP 5 within the England region over the 3 months to 5 February 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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
Yorkshire +1 11 £265 -24.28% 3
South East +10 9 £325 - 10
London -15 8 £425 +28.78% 13
West Midlands - 6 £243 - 3
South West -2 4 £375 - 1
East Midlands - 4 £350 - 5
North West -18 1 £275 +37.50% 3
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PHP 5
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the England region citing PHP 5 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 PHP 5.

1 55 (100.00%) PHP
2 38 (69.09%) MySQL
3 32 (58.18%) JavaScript
4 27 (49.09%) CSS
4 27 (49.09%) Linux
5 26 (47.27%) HTML
6 23 (41.82%) MVC
7 21 (38.18%) jQuery
8 20 (36.36%) Git (software)
9 19 (34.55%) Zend
9 19 (34.55%) OO
10 17 (30.91%) PHPUnit
11 16 (29.09%) SQL
12 14 (25.45%) Apache
12 14 (25.45%) XML
13 13 (23.64%) LAMP
13 13 (23.64%) Symfony
14 12 (21.82%) Agile Software Development
14 12 (21.82%) Laravel
15 10 (18.18%) CSS3
15 10 (18.18%) HTML5
15 10 (18.18%) TDD
15 10 (18.18%) OOP
16 9 (16.36%) Subversion
16 9 (16.36%) CMS
16 9 (16.36%) Ajax
16 9 (16.36%) Jenkins
17 8 (14.55%) AngularJS
17 8 (14.55%) RESTful
17 8 (14.55%) Unix

PHP 5
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the England region citing PHP 5 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 PHP 5. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 14 (25.45%) Apache
2 9 (16.36%) CMS
3 4 (7.27%) WordPress
4 3 (5.45%) Drupal
5 2 (3.64%) nginx
6 1 (1.82%) Apache Solr
6 1 (1.82%) Joomla!
Business Applications
1 5 (9.09%) Magento
2 1 (1.82%) BigMachines
2 1 (1.82%) Eloqua
2 1 (1.82%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 2 (3.64%) SaaS
2 1 (1.82%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (1.82%) Amazon EC2
2 1 (1.82%) Amazon S3
2 1 (1.82%) Amazon SQS
2 1 (1.82%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (1.82%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 2 (3.64%) Internet
2 1 (1.82%) Asterisk PBX
2 1 (1.82%) HTTP
2 1 (1.82%) OpenVPN
2 1 (1.82%) VoIP
2 1 (1.82%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 38 (69.09%) MySQL
2 3 (5.45%) SQL Server
3 2 (3.64%) NoSQL
3 2 (3.64%) Relational Database
4 1 (1.82%) CouchDB
4 1 (1.82%) MongoDB
4 1 (1.82%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 20 (36.36%) Git (software)
2 17 (30.91%) PHPUnit
3 9 (16.36%) Jenkins
3 9 (16.36%) Subversion
4 6 (10.91%) Maven
5 5 (9.09%) Eclipse
6 4 (7.27%) Jasmine
6 4 (7.27%) NetBeans
7 3 (5.45%) Vagrant
7 3 (5.45%) Zend Studio
8 2 (3.64%) Cucumber
8 2 (3.64%) gulp
8 2 (3.64%) Hudson
8 2 (3.64%) Mercurial
8 2 (3.64%) Mocha
8 2 (3.64%) PhpStorm
9 1 (1.82%) Bower
9 1 (1.82%) FogBugz
9 1 (1.82%) Grunt
9 1 (1.82%) Trac
General
1 6 (10.91%) Marketing
2 4 (7.27%) Finance
2 4 (7.27%) Retail
3 2 (3.64%) Manufacturing
3 2 (3.64%) Telecoms
4 1 (1.82%) Billing
4 1 (1.82%) Electronics
4 1 (1.82%) Games
4 1 (1.82%) Law
Job Titles
1 51 (92.73%) Developer
2 41 (74.55%) PHP Developer
3 8 (14.55%) MySQL Developer
3 8 (14.55%) PHP MySQL Developer
3 8 (14.55%) Senior Developer
4 7 (12.73%) Linux Developer
5 6 (10.91%) SQL Developer
6 5 (9.09%) Web Developer
7 4 (7.27%) Lead Developer
7 4 (7.27%) Magento Developer
7 4 (7.27%) PHP Magento Developer
7 4 (7.27%) XML Developer
8 3 (5.45%) Angular Developer
8 3 (5.45%) PHP Symfony Developer
8 3 (5.45%) PHP Web Developer
8 3 (5.45%) Symfony Developer
9 2 (3.64%) JavaScript Developer
9 2 (3.64%) LAMP Developer
9 2 (3.64%) Python Developer
9 2 (3.64%) Senior PHP Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 27 (49.09%) CSS
2 26 (47.27%) HTML
3 21 (38.18%) jQuery
4 14 (25.45%) XML
5 13 (23.64%) LAMP
5 13 (23.64%) Symfony
6 12 (21.82%) Laravel
7 10 (18.18%) CSS3
7 10 (18.18%) HTML5
8 9 (16.36%) Ajax
9 8 (14.55%) AngularJS
9 8 (14.55%) RESTful
9 8 (14.55%) Web Services
10 6 (10.91%) JSON
11 5 (9.09%) CodeIgniter
11 5 (9.09%) React
11 5 (9.09%) SOAP
12 4 (7.27%) Doctrine
12 4 (7.27%) Twitter Bootstrap
12 4 (7.27%) XHTML
Miscellaneous
1 3 (5.45%) Enterprise Software
2 2 (3.64%) NHS
2 2 (3.64%) W3C
3 1 (1.82%) Algorithms
3 1 (1.82%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (1.82%) Fintech
Operating Systems
1 27 (49.09%) Linux
2 8 (14.55%) Unix
3 2 (3.64%) Debian
4 1 (1.82%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (1.82%) Windows
4 1 (1.82%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (1.82%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (41.82%) MVC
2 19 (34.55%) OO
3 12 (21.82%) Agile Software Development
4 10 (18.18%) OOP
4 10 (18.18%) TDD
5 7 (12.73%) Unit Testing
6 6 (10.91%) OO PHP
6 6 (10.91%) Scrum
7 5 (9.09%) Mentoring
7 5 (9.09%) Web Development
8 4 (7.27%) BDD
8 4 (7.27%) Software Engineering
9 3 (5.45%) Business Intelligence
9 3 (5.45%) Continuous Integration
9 3 (5.45%) E-Commerce
9 3 (5.45%) Front End Development
9 3 (5.45%) Open Source
9 3 (5.45%) Performance Optimisation
9 3 (5.45%) Performance Tuning
10 2 (3.64%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 55 (100.00%) PHP
2 32 (58.18%) JavaScript
3 16 (29.09%) SQL
4 7 (12.73%) PHP 4
5 6 (10.91%) Bash Shell
6 5 (9.09%) Java
6 5 (9.09%) Python
7 4 (7.27%) ActionScript
8 3 (5.45%) Ruby
9 1 (1.82%) Apex Code
9 1 (1.82%) C#
9 1 (1.82%) C++
9 1 (1.82%) PHP 7
9 1 (1.82%) Shell Script
9 1 (1.82%) VB
9 1 (1.82%) VBA
Qualifications
1 1 (1.82%) Degree
System Software
1 1 (1.82%) Docker
1 1 (1.82%) Firmware
1 1 (1.82%) Kamailio
1 1 (1.82%) KVM
1 1 (1.82%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 3 (5.45%) Puppet
2 1 (1.82%) Ansible
2 1 (1.82%) OSSEC
Vendors
1 19 (34.55%) Zend
2 2 (3.64%) AppDynamics
2 2 (3.64%) Salesforce.com
2 2 (3.64%) SAP
3 1 (1.82%) Cisco
3 1 (1.82%) Infobright
3 1 (1.82%) Microsoft
3 1 (1.82%) Oracle
3 1 (1.82%) Perforce
3 1 (1.82%) Red Hat
3 1 (1.82%) Siebel
3 1 (1.82%) Sitecore
Liverpool, Merseyside
Foresight Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: From £250 to £300 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Quant Capital
Rate: Up to £400 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Sheffield
Venturi
Rate: £200 - £250 per day
Posted: 16 days ago
Sheffield
Mason Frank International
Posted: 17 days ago
Oxford
Recruitment Revolution Limited
Rate: £300 - £400 per day
Posted: 25 days ago