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 17 January 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
17 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
PHP 5
UK / England
Rank 565 564 545
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -19
Contract jobs citing PHP 5 12 27 39
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.029% 0.059% 0.086%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.072% 0.15% 0.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 22 34
Median daily rate £345 £325 £328
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.15% -0.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £250 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £450 £418
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £325 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £45.00 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £45.00 -

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
16757 17839 17271
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 40.41% 39.06% 37.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 11573 12148 11781
Median daily rate £445 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.70% +6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £305 £300 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £580 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 360 475 379
Median hourly rate £41.00 £38.50 £35.18
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.49% +9.45%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.00 £17.50 £18.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £50.00 £46.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.00 £39.00 £35.18
% change year-on-year
+5.12% +10.87%

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 17 January 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 17 January 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 7 £340 -20.00% 5
Yorkshire +13 1 - - 5
South West +9 1 £275 -26.66%
West Midlands -11 1 £375 +50.00% 1
East Midlands - 1 - - 2
North West - 1 £350 - 1
PHP 5
UK

PHP 5
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 17 January 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 44 (100.00%) PHP
2 38 (86.36%) CSS
3 34 (77.27%) JavaScript
4 29 (65.91%) HTML
5 22 (50.00%) MySQL
6 18 (40.91%) TDD
7 17 (38.64%) CMS
8 16 (36.36%) jQuery
8 16 (36.36%) Git (software)
9 15 (34.09%) OOP
10 14 (31.82%) Agile Software Development
10 14 (31.82%) Symfony
10 14 (31.82%) Zend
11 12 (27.27%) Web Development
11 12 (27.27%) WordPress
11 12 (27.27%) HTML5
12 10 (22.73%) Ajax
12 10 (22.73%) SQL
12 10 (22.73%) Web Services
13 9 (20.45%) Scrum
13 9 (20.45%) CSS3
13 9 (20.45%) Drupal
14 8 (18.18%) Unit Testing
14 8 (18.18%) BDD
14 8 (18.18%) XML
14 8 (18.18%) Cross-Browser Compatibility
15 7 (15.91%) OO
15 7 (15.91%) MVC
15 7 (15.91%) Content Management
15 7 (15.91%) Responsive Web Design

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 17 (38.64%) CMS
2 12 (27.27%) WordPress
3 9 (20.45%) Drupal
4 6 (13.64%) Apache
4 6 (13.64%) Confluence
5 1 (2.27%) IIS
5 1 (2.27%) Joomla!
Applications
1 1 (2.27%) Adobe Illustrator
1 1 (2.27%) Photoshop
Cloud Services
1 2 (4.55%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (2.27%) AWS CloudFormation
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.27%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (50.00%) MySQL
2 2 (4.55%) MongoDB
2 2 (4.55%) SQL Server
3 1 (2.27%) MariaDB
3 1 (2.27%) PostgreSQL
3 1 (2.27%) Relational Database
3 1 (2.27%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 16 (36.36%) Git (software)
2 7 (15.91%) JIRA
2 7 (15.91%) PHPUnit
3 6 (13.64%) Jasmine
4 3 (6.82%) Subversion
5 1 (2.27%) Eclipse
5 1 (2.27%) Jenkins
5 1 (2.27%) Mercurial
5 1 (2.27%) NetBeans
5 1 (2.27%) Travis CI
5 1 (2.27%) Vagrant
5 1 (2.27%) Zend Studio
General
1 2 (4.55%) Marketing
2 1 (2.27%) Banking
2 1 (2.27%) Billing
2 1 (2.27%) Finance
2 1 (2.27%) Law
2 1 (2.27%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 41 (93.18%) Developer
2 33 (75.00%) PHP Developer
3 6 (13.64%) Consultant
3 6 (13.64%) Drupal Developer
3 6 (13.64%) PHP Web Developer
3 6 (13.64%) Web Developer
4 5 (11.36%) Web Consultant
5 4 (9.09%) Full Stack Developer
5 4 (9.09%) PHP Symfony Developer
5 4 (9.09%) Symfony Developer
6 3 (6.82%) Full Stack Web Developer
6 3 (6.82%) JavaScript Developer
6 3 (6.82%) WordPress Developer
7 1 (2.27%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
7 1 (2.27%) HTML Developer
7 1 (2.27%) Lead Developer
7 1 (2.27%) PHP MySQL Developer
7 1 (2.27%) PHP Zend Developer
7 1 (2.27%) Senior Developer
7 1 (2.27%) Senior PHP Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 38 (86.36%) CSS
2 29 (65.91%) HTML
3 16 (36.36%) jQuery
4 14 (31.82%) Symfony
5 12 (27.27%) HTML5
6 10 (22.73%) Ajax
6 10 (22.73%) Web Services
7 9 (20.45%) CSS3
8 8 (18.18%) XML
9 7 (15.91%) RESTful
10 6 (13.64%) Behat
10 6 (13.64%) JSON
10 6 (13.64%) Node.js
10 6 (13.64%) RequireJS
10 6 (13.64%) XHTML
10 6 (13.64%) Zend Framework
11 5 (11.36%) LAMP
12 4 (9.09%) Laravel
13 3 (6.82%) AngularJS
14 2 (4.55%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 2 (4.55%) Mobile App
2 1 (2.27%) Digital Media
2 1 (2.27%) e-Learning
2 1 (2.27%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (2.27%) FMCG
2 1 (2.27%) Learning Management System
2 1 (2.27%) NHS
2 1 (2.27%) RIA
2 1 (2.27%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 6 (13.64%) Linux
2 1 (2.27%) Android
2 1 (2.27%) Apple iOS
2 1 (2.27%) CentOS
2 1 (2.27%) FreeBSD
2 1 (2.27%) Ubuntu
2 1 (2.27%) Windows
2 1 (2.27%) Windows Server
2 1 (2.27%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (40.91%) TDD
2 15 (34.09%) OOP
3 14 (31.82%) Agile Software Development
4 12 (27.27%) Web Development
5 9 (20.45%) Scrum
6 8 (18.18%) BDD
6 8 (18.18%) Cross-Browser Compatibility
6 8 (18.18%) Unit Testing
7 7 (15.91%) Content Management
7 7 (15.91%) Kanban
7 7 (15.91%) MVC
7 7 (15.91%) OO
7 7 (15.91%) Responsive Web Design
8 6 (13.64%) B2B
8 6 (13.64%) B2C
8 6 (13.64%) E-Commerce
8 6 (13.64%) Refactoring
9 5 (11.36%) SOA
10 4 (9.09%) Open Source
11 3 (6.82%) OO PHP
Programming Languages
1 44 (100.00%) PHP
2 34 (77.27%) JavaScript
3 10 (22.73%) SQL
4 4 (9.09%) PHP 7
5 2 (4.55%) ActionScript
5 2 (4.55%) PHP 4
6 1 (2.27%) Bash Shell
6 1 (2.27%) Perl
6 1 (2.27%) Python
Qualifications
1 1 (2.27%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (4.55%) QA
System Software
1 2 (4.55%) Docker
Systems Management
1 1 (2.27%) Plesk
1 1 (2.27%) Puppet
Vendors
1 14 (31.82%) Zend
2 1 (2.27%) Adobe
2 1 (2.27%) Microsoft