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 20 February 2017 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
20 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
PHP 5
UK / England
Rank 561 571 563
Rank change year-on-year
+10 -8
Contract jobs citing PHP 5 11 45 29
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.026% 0.096% 0.061%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.065% 0.25% 0.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 35 26
Median daily rate £400 £350 £328
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% +6.87%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £235 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £433 £450 £400
UK excluding London median daily rate £288 £350 £363
% change year-on-year
-17.85% -3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Median hourly rate £17.01 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

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
16956 18119 18115
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 40.53% 38.63% 38.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 11730 12415 12071
Median daily rate £438 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.94% +6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £588 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 394 458 396
Median hourly rate £41.64 £40.00 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+4.10% +14.28%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.00 £18.70 £19.58
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.50 £50.68 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.25 £40.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year
+3.12% +11.11%

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 20 February 2017.

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 20 February 2017. 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 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 +8 8 £400 - 6
South East +8 2 £300 -14.28% 5
South West +7 1 £275 -26.66% 2
PHP 5
UK

PHP 5
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 20 February 2017, 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 46 (100.00%) PHP
2 39 (84.78%) CSS
3 35 (76.09%) JavaScript
4 33 (71.74%) HTML
5 25 (54.35%) MySQL
6 21 (45.65%) Git (software)
7 19 (41.30%) OOP
8 18 (39.13%) TDD
8 18 (39.13%) jQuery
9 17 (36.96%) Agile Software Development
10 16 (34.78%) CMS
10 16 (34.78%) HTML5
11 14 (30.43%) Zend
12 13 (28.26%) Symfony
13 12 (26.09%) SQL
14 11 (23.91%) Ajax
14 11 (23.91%) Web Development
14 11 (23.91%) WordPress
14 11 (23.91%) CSS3
15 10 (21.74%) Web Services
16 9 (19.57%) Scrum
16 9 (19.57%) PHPUnit
16 9 (19.57%) RESTful
17 8 (17.39%) Drupal
17 8 (17.39%) Responsive Web Design
17 8 (17.39%) XML
17 8 (17.39%) OO
17 8 (17.39%) Cross-Browser Compatibility
18 7 (15.22%) Apache
18 7 (15.22%) MVC

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 16 (34.78%) CMS
2 11 (23.91%) WordPress
3 8 (17.39%) Drupal
4 7 (15.22%) Apache
5 6 (13.04%) Confluence
6 2 (4.35%) IIS
7 1 (2.17%) nginx
Applications
1 1 (2.17%) Adobe Illustrator
1 1 (2.17%) Photoshop
Cloud Services
1 4 (8.70%) GitHub
2 2 (4.35%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (2.17%) Amazon S3
3 1 (2.17%) AWS CloudFormation
3 1 (2.17%) AWS Lambda
Communications & Networking
1 2 (4.35%) Intranet
2 1 (2.17%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 25 (54.35%) MySQL
2 4 (8.70%) SQL Server
3 2 (4.35%) MongoDB
4 1 (2.17%) MariaDB
4 1 (2.17%) PostgreSQL
4 1 (2.17%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 21 (45.65%) Git (software)
2 9 (19.57%) PHPUnit
3 7 (15.22%) JIRA
4 6 (13.04%) Jasmine
5 2 (4.35%) Bitbucket
5 2 (4.35%) Jenkins
5 2 (4.35%) Subversion
6 1 (2.17%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 1 (2.17%) git-flow
6 1 (2.17%) Vagrant
General
1 2 (4.35%) Back Office
1 2 (4.35%) Marketing
2 1 (2.17%) Banking
2 1 (2.17%) Billing
2 1 (2.17%) Law
2 1 (2.17%) Local Government
2 1 (2.17%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 43 (93.48%) Developer
2 34 (73.91%) PHP Developer
3 7 (15.22%) Web Developer
4 6 (13.04%) Consultant
4 6 (13.04%) Drupal Developer
4 6 (13.04%) PHP Web Developer
5 5 (10.87%) Web Consultant
6 4 (8.70%) Full Stack Developer
6 4 (8.70%) JavaScript Developer
7 3 (6.52%) Full Stack Web Developer
7 3 (6.52%) PHP Symfony Developer
7 3 (6.52%) Symfony Developer
7 3 (6.52%) WordPress Developer
8 2 (4.35%) HTML Developer
8 2 (4.35%) PHP Zend Developer
9 1 (2.17%) Lead Developer
9 1 (2.17%) MySQL Developer
9 1 (2.17%) Senior Developer
9 1 (2.17%) Senior PHP Developer
9 1 (2.17%) SQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 39 (84.78%) CSS
2 33 (71.74%) HTML
3 18 (39.13%) jQuery
4 16 (34.78%) HTML5
5 13 (28.26%) Symfony
6 11 (23.91%) Ajax
6 11 (23.91%) CSS3
7 10 (21.74%) Web Services
8 9 (19.57%) RESTful
9 8 (17.39%) XML
10 6 (13.04%) AngularJS
10 6 (13.04%) Behat
10 6 (13.04%) JSON
10 6 (13.04%) Node.js
10 6 (13.04%) RequireJS
10 6 (13.04%) XHTML
10 6 (13.04%) Zend Framework
11 5 (10.87%) Laravel
12 3 (6.52%) REST
12 3 (6.52%) Sass
Miscellaneous
1 2 (4.35%) Mobile App
2 1 (2.17%) Digital Media
2 1 (2.17%) FMCG
2 1 (2.17%) Linux Command Line
2 1 (2.17%) RIA
Operating Systems
1 6 (13.04%) Linux
2 3 (6.52%) Windows
2 3 (6.52%) Windows Server
3 1 (2.17%) CentOS
3 1 (2.17%) FreeBSD
3 1 (2.17%) Ubuntu
3 1 (2.17%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (41.30%) OOP
2 18 (39.13%) TDD
3 17 (36.96%) Agile Software Development
4 11 (23.91%) Web Development
5 9 (19.57%) Scrum
6 8 (17.39%) Cross-Browser Compatibility
6 8 (17.39%) OO
6 8 (17.39%) Responsive Web Design
7 7 (15.22%) BDD
7 7 (15.22%) Content Management
7 7 (15.22%) Kanban
7 7 (15.22%) MVC
7 7 (15.22%) Unit Testing
8 6 (13.04%) B2B
8 6 (13.04%) B2C
8 6 (13.04%) E-Commerce
8 6 (13.04%) Refactoring
9 5 (10.87%) OO PHP
9 5 (10.87%) SOA
10 2 (4.35%) Open Source
Programming Languages
1 46 (100.00%) PHP
2 35 (76.09%) JavaScript
3 12 (26.09%) SQL
4 3 (6.52%) PHP 4
4 3 (6.52%) PHP 7
5 2 (4.35%) T-SQL
6 1 (2.17%) ActionScript
6 1 (2.17%) Bash Shell
6 1 (2.17%) Perl
6 1 (2.17%) Python
Qualifications
1 1 (2.17%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (4.35%) QA
2 1 (2.17%) WCAG
System Software
1 1 (2.17%) Docker
Systems Management
1 1 (2.17%) Puppet
Vendors
1 14 (30.43%) Zend
2 1 (2.17%) Adobe
2 1 (2.17%) Microsoft
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