The table below looks at the statistics for PHP5 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 PHP5 over the 3 months to 2 March 2015 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
2 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
PHP 5
Rank 464 402 394
Rank change year-on-year
-62 -8
Contract jobs citing PHP5 105 140 127
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.22% 0.30% 0.31%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.58% 0.80% 0.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 83 100 91
Average daily rate
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£325 £325 £313
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +4.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £275 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £375 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £318 £300 £300
% change year-on-year
+5.83% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £20.00 - -
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
18079 17472 15253
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 37.90% 37.55% 37.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 11947 11112 9492
Average daily rate £400 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £252 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £562 £575 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 403 453 599
Average hourly rate £35.50 £35.00 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+1.42% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.93 £16.50 £16.69
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £45.00 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -

PHP5
Jobs Demand Trend in England

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing PHP5 across the England region as a proportion of the total demand within the Programming Languages category.

PHP5 Jobs Demand Trend in England

PHP5
Daily Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing PHP5 across the England region.

PHP5 Daily Rate Trend in England

PHP5
Daily Rate Histogram in England

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing PHP5 across the England region over the 3 months to 2 March 2015.

PHP5 Daily Rate Histogram in England

PHP5
Hourly Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing PHP5 across the England region.

PHP5 Hourly Rate Trend in England

PHP5
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 PHP5 within the England region over the 3 months to 2 March 2015. 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
London -9 44 £325 -7.14% 23
South West -26 20 £375 +25.00% 11
East of England -2 14 £198 -39.23% 4
Yorkshire 0 10 £400 +33.33% 6
South East -22 9 £260 -20.00% 6
North West -4 7 £318 +15.45% 8
East Midlands - 2 £100 - 9
North East - - - - 3
West Midlands - - - - 11
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PHP5
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 2 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the England region citing PHP5 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 PHP5.

1 218 (100.00%) PHP
2 148 (67.89%) JavaScript
3 138 (63.30%) HTML
4 132 (60.55%) CSS
5 131 (60.09%) MySQL
6 90 (41.28%) jQuery
7 86 (39.45%) MVC
8 81 (37.16%) Symfony
9 78 (35.78%) Agile Software Development
10 75 (34.40%) OOP
11 74 (33.94%) OO
12 72 (33.03%) Git (software)
13 69 (31.65%) HTML5
14 68 (31.19%) LAMP
15 61 (27.98%) Zend
16 57 (26.15%) Apache
17 54 (24.77%) SQL
18 51 (23.39%) Linux
19 46 (21.10%) Drupal
20 43 (19.72%) TDD
21 41 (18.81%) XML
22 40 (18.35%) Web Services
23 38 (17.43%) Ajax
23 38 (17.43%) CSS3
23 38 (17.43%) Laravel
24 34 (15.60%) Unit Testing
25 33 (15.14%) AngularJS
26 30 (13.76%) Doctrine
27 29 (13.30%) OO PHP
27 29 (13.30%) Subversion

PHP5
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 2 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the England region citing PHP5 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 PHP5. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 57 (26.15%) Apache
2 46 (21.10%) Drupal
3 28 (12.84%) CMS
4 21 (9.63%) WordPress
5 18 (8.26%) nginx
6 9 (4.13%) IIS
7 8 (3.67%) Node.js
7 8 (3.67%) Joomla!
8 4 (1.83%) Tomcat
9 3 (1.38%) SharePoint
9 3 (1.38%) Elasticsearch
9 3 (1.38%) ExpressionEngine
10 2 (0.92%) Jadu
10 2 (0.92%) SugarCRM
11 1 (0.46%) SharePoint 2010
11 1 (0.46%) JBoss
11 1 (0.46%) Moodle
Applications
1 10 (4.59%) MS Excel
2 6 (2.75%) Photoshop
3 1 (0.46%) MS Office
3 1 (0.46%) Adobe Illustrator
Business Applications
1 17 (7.80%) Magento
2 2 (0.92%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 1 (0.46%) WebTrends
Cloud Services
1 12 (5.50%) Amazon EC2
2 5 (2.29%) Microsoft Azure
2 5 (2.29%) Amazon AWS
3 4 (1.83%) SaaS
4 2 (0.92%) Amazon S3
4 2 (0.92%) Cloud Computing
5 1 (0.46%) PaaS
5 1 (0.46%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 11 (5.05%) Internet
2 6 (2.75%) Intranet
3 2 (0.92%) Extranet
3 2 (0.92%) HTTP
3 2 (0.92%) TCP/IP
4 1 (0.46%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 131 (60.09%) MySQL
2 18 (8.26%) SQL Server
3 13 (5.96%) PostgreSQL
4 12 (5.50%) Relational Database
5 9 (4.13%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 8 (3.67%) MongoDB
7 5 (2.29%) NoSQL
8 4 (1.83%) Redis
9 3 (1.38%) InfluxDB
10 2 (0.92%) Hazelcast
10 2 (0.92%) SQL Server 2008
11 1 (0.46%) CouchDB
11 1 (0.46%) Couchbase
11 1 (0.46%) Amazon RDS
11 1 (0.46%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 72 (33.03%) Git (software)
2 29 (13.30%) Subversion
3 27 (12.39%) PHPUnit
4 14 (6.42%) Jenkins
5 9 (4.13%) Selenium
6 6 (2.75%) JIRA
6 6 (2.75%) Mercurial
7 4 (1.83%) Maven
8 3 (1.38%) Appcelerator Titanium
8 3 (1.38%) Jasmine
8 3 (1.38%) Karma Test Runner
8 3 (1.38%) Xdebug
9 2 (0.92%) CasperJS
10 1 (0.46%) PhpStorm
10 1 (0.46%) FogBugz
10 1 (0.46%) Trac
10 1 (0.46%) Grunt
10 1 (0.46%) Bitbucket
10 1 (0.46%) Gradle
10 1 (0.46%) Redmine
General
1 8 (3.67%) Finance
1 8 (3.67%) Retail
2 4 (1.83%) Marketing
3 3 (1.38%) Telecoms
4 2 (0.92%) Electronics
4 2 (0.92%) Manufacturing
4 2 (0.92%) Games
5 1 (0.46%) Banking
5 1 (0.46%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 193 (88.53%) Developer
2 145 (66.51%) PHP Developer
3 36 (16.51%) Senior Developer
4 31 (14.22%) Senior PHP Developer
5 26 (11.93%) Web Developer
6 16 (7.34%) PHP Web Developer
7 12 (5.50%) Drupal Developer
8 10 (4.59%) Architect
8 10 (4.59%) PHP Symfony Developer
9 9 (4.13%) PHP MySQL Developer
10 8 (3.67%) WordPress Developer
10 8 (3.67%) Magento Developer
10 8 (3.67%) PHP Drupal Developer
10 8 (3.67%) LAMP Developer
11 6 (2.75%) Java Developer
11 6 (2.75%) PHP LAMP Developer
12 4 (1.83%) CSS Developer
12 4 (1.83%) Lead Developer
12 4 (1.83%) Front-End Developer
12 4 (1.83%) Front-End Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 138 (63.30%) HTML
2 132 (60.55%) CSS
3 90 (41.28%) jQuery
4 81 (37.16%) Symfony
5 69 (31.65%) HTML5
6 68 (31.19%) LAMP
7 41 (18.81%) XML
8 40 (18.35%) Web Services
9 38 (17.43%) Ajax
9 38 (17.43%) CSS3
9 38 (17.43%) Laravel
10 33 (15.14%) AngularJS
11 30 (13.76%) Doctrine
12 26 (11.93%) REST
13 22 (10.09%) RESTful
14 18 (8.26%) Twitter Bootstrap
15 17 (7.80%) CodeIgniter
15 17 (7.80%) SOAP
16 16 (7.34%) JSON
17 13 (5.96%) Yii
Miscellaneous
1 13 (5.96%) User Experience
2 12 (5.50%) Computer Science
3 11 (5.05%) Social Media
4 10 (4.59%) Analytical Skills
4 10 (4.59%) Blog
5 9 (4.13%) Taxonomies
6 7 (3.21%) Mobile App
7 6 (2.75%) Open Source
8 5 (2.29%) W3C
9 3 (1.38%) Inversion of Control
9 3 (1.38%) Digital Media
10 2 (0.92%) Client/Server
10 2 (0.92%) Data Structures
10 2 (0.92%) DTV
10 2 (0.92%) Management Information System
11 1 (0.46%) E-Learning
11 1 (0.46%) Derivative
11 1 (0.46%) Data Protection Act
11 1 (0.46%) Social Network
Operating Systems
1 51 (23.39%) Linux
2 10 (4.59%) UNIX
2 10 (4.59%) Windows
3 7 (3.21%) CentOS
4 6 (2.75%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 5 (2.29%) Apple iOS
5 5 (2.29%) Android
6 4 (1.83%) Debian
7 3 (1.38%) Fedora
8 2 (0.92%) Ubuntu
8 2 (0.92%) Windows Server 2008
8 2 (0.92%) Windows CE
8 2 (0.92%) Windows Server 2003
9 1 (0.46%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 86 (39.45%) MVC
2 78 (35.78%) Agile Software Development
3 75 (34.40%) OOP
4 74 (33.94%) OO
5 43 (19.72%) TDD
6 34 (15.60%) Unit Testing
7 29 (13.30%) OO PHP
8 25 (11.47%) E-Commerce
9 21 (9.63%) Scrum
9 21 (9.63%) Web Development
10 20 (9.17%) Continuous Integration
10 20 (9.17%) BDD
11 16 (7.34%) Software Engineering
12 15 (6.88%) Responsive Web Design
13 11 (5.05%) Time Management
14 10 (4.59%) Web Application Development
15 9 (4.13%) Technical Architecture
16 7 (3.21%) DevOps
17 6 (2.75%) SEO
17 6 (2.75%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 218 (100.00%) PHP
2 148 (67.89%) JavaScript
3 54 (24.77%) SQL
4 18 (8.26%) Java
5 11 (5.05%) Ruby
6 9 (4.13%) C#
7 7 (3.21%) XPath
7 7 (3.21%) Bash Shell
8 6 (2.75%) Python
8 6 (2.75%) Shell Script
9 5 (2.29%) C++
9 5 (2.29%) C
10 4 (1.83%) PHP4
11 3 (1.38%) Perl
12 2 (0.92%) Objective-C
13 1 (0.46%) Groovy
13 1 (0.46%) T-SQL
13 1 (0.46%) ActionScript
13 1 (0.46%) VBA
Qualifications
1 12 (5.50%) Degree
2 6 (2.75%) VCP4
3 2 (0.92%) Security Cleared
4 1 (0.46%) SC Cleared
System Software
1 3 (1.38%) Varnish
2 2 (0.92%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 7 (3.21%) Puppet
2 5 (2.29%) Vagrant
3 3 (1.38%) Kibana
4 2 (0.92%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 61 (27.98%) Zend
2 13 (5.96%) Microsoft
3 12 (5.50%) Salesforce.com
4 9 (4.13%) Twitter
5 7 (3.21%) Facebook
6 6 (2.75%) Google
6 6 (2.75%) Red Hat
7 3 (1.38%) Oracle
7 3 (1.38%) Siebel
7 3 (1.38%) VMware
7 3 (1.38%) Appcelerator
8 2 (0.92%) SAP
9 1 (0.46%) Perforce
9 1 (0.46%) SmartFocus
9 1 (0.46%) Rackspace
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