The first table below looks at the demand 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 28 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Programming Languages category for the England region.

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
28 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
PHP 5
Rank 417 449 379
Rank change year-on-year
+32 -70
Contract jobs citing PHP5 140 101 200
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.28% 0.22% 0.38%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.76% 0.56% 1.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 104 80 132
Average daily rate
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£325 £300 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.33% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £238 £238 £221
10% offered a daily rate of more than £468 £425 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £310 £275 £275
% change year-on-year
+12.72% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £31.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £32.00
Programming Languages Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
18455 18027 19368
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 37.37% 38.69% 36.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 12015 11382 11801
Average daily rate £395 £400 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.25% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £575 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 389 524 747
Average hourly rate £35.00 £35.50 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-1.40% +1.42%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.50 £17.50 £18.47
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £48.00 £50.00 £46.60
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £35.00
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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 28 July 2014.

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 28 July 2014. 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 +11 66 £338 +3.84% 51
South West -9 23 £363 +23.93% 12
South East -17 18 £238 -5.00% 23
North West -7 8 £300 -4.00% 14
East of England -25 7 £338 +12.50% 6
Yorkshire -1 5 £400 +68.42% 12
West Midlands -4 5 £300 +25.00% 2
East Midlands +3 4 £275 - 9
North East - 4 £250 - 1
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PHP5
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 28 July 2014, 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.

1 324 (100.00%) PHP
2 249 (76.85%) MySQL
3 206 (63.58%) HTML
4 199 (61.42%) CSS
5 198 (61.11%) JavaScript
6 172 (53.09%) OO
7 145 (44.75%) jQuery
8 130 (40.12%) Zend
9 120 (37.04%) MVC
10 118 (36.42%) Agile Software Development
11 97 (29.94%) OOP
12 79 (24.38%) Symfony
13 76 (23.46%) OO PHP
14 74 (22.84%) TDD
14 74 (22.84%) LAMP
15 73 (22.53%) Linux
16 71 (21.91%) Git (software)
17 67 (20.68%) Apache
18 66 (20.37%) Web Services
18 66 (20.37%) Zend Framework
19 59 (18.21%) Web Development
20 58 (17.90%) Ajax
20 58 (17.90%) HTML5
21 52 (16.05%) E-Commerce
22 43 (13.27%) Scrum
22 43 (13.27%) SQL
22 43 (13.27%) PHPUnit
22 43 (13.27%) CSS3
23 41 (12.65%) Apple iOS
24 39 (12.04%) WordPress

PHP5
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 28 July 2014, 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 67 (20.68%) Apache
2 39 (12.04%) WordPress
3 23 (7.10%) CMS
4 20 (6.17%) Drupal
5 10 (3.09%) Node.js
6 9 (2.78%) Tomcat
7 7 (2.16%) nginx
8 6 (1.85%) Apache Solr
9 5 (1.54%) Moodle
9 5 (1.54%) SugarCRM
9 5 (1.54%) Joomla!
10 2 (0.62%) ExpressionEngine
10 2 (0.62%) Apache Pig
11 1 (0.31%) Elasticsearch
11 1 (0.31%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 6 (1.85%) Photoshop
2 3 (0.93%) Adobe Illustrator
Business Applications
1 21 (6.48%) Magento
2 6 (1.85%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 3 (0.93%) Shopify
Cloud Services
1 19 (5.86%) Amazon AWS
2 7 (2.16%) Rackspace Cloud
3 6 (1.85%) SaaS
3 6 (1.85%) Amazon EC2
4 5 (1.54%) Cloud Computing
5 4 (1.23%) GitHub
6 3 (0.93%) Microsoft Azure
7 2 (0.62%) Amazon S3
7 2 (0.62%) Route 53
Communications & Networking
1 14 (4.32%) Internet
2 12 (3.70%) HTTP
3 3 (0.93%) TCP/IP
4 1 (0.31%) DNS
4 1 (0.31%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 249 (76.85%) MySQL
2 21 (6.48%) NoSQL
3 19 (5.86%) Relational Database
4 11 (3.40%) MongoDB
5 8 (2.47%) Big Data
5 8 (2.47%) Hadoop
5 8 (2.47%) Apache Hive
5 8 (2.47%) SQL Server
6 4 (1.23%) RDBMS
6 4 (1.23%) Redis
6 4 (1.23%) Amazon DynamoDB
7 3 (0.93%) Hazelcast
8 2 (0.62%) Amazon RDS
8 2 (0.62%) Neo4j
8 2 (0.62%) PostgreSQL
9 1 (0.31%) SQL Server 2008
9 1 (0.31%) MariaDB
Development Applications
1 71 (21.91%) Git (software)
2 43 (13.27%) PHPUnit
3 39 (12.04%) Subversion
4 15 (4.63%) Jenkins
5 14 (4.32%) Selenium
6 9 (2.78%) Mercurial
7 7 (2.16%) Redmine
7 7 (2.16%) Behat
7 7 (2.16%) FogBugz
7 7 (2.16%) Trac
8 6 (1.85%) FitNesse
9 5 (1.54%) Appcelerator Titanium
10 4 (1.23%) Cucumber
10 4 (1.23%) Maven
10 4 (1.23%) JIRA
10 4 (1.23%) JUnit
11 3 (0.93%) Sublime Text
11 3 (0.93%) Bitbucket
12 2 (0.62%) PhpStorm
12 2 (0.62%) Grunt
General
1 21 (6.48%) Finance
2 20 (6.17%) Marketing
3 14 (4.32%) Telecoms
4 7 (2.16%) Advertising
5 6 (1.85%) Electronics
5 6 (1.85%) Music Industry
5 6 (1.85%) Manufacturing
6 5 (1.54%) Retail
6 5 (1.54%) Back Office
7 4 (1.23%) Publishing
7 4 (1.23%) Games
7 4 (1.23%) Banking
8 1 (0.31%) Front Office
8 1 (0.31%) Billing
Job Titles
1 299 (92.28%) Developer
2 238 (73.46%) PHP Developer
3 51 (15.74%) Web Developer
4 34 (10.49%) PHP Web Developer
5 24 (7.41%) PHP MySQL Developer
6 23 (7.10%) Senior Developer
7 22 (6.79%) PHP Symfony Developer
8 20 (6.17%) Senior PHP Developer
9 19 (5.86%) Software Engineer
10 18 (5.56%) LAMP Developer
11 12 (3.70%) Applications Developer
11 12 (3.70%) PHP Zend Developer
12 10 (3.09%) Lead Developer
13 9 (2.78%) Architect
13 9 (2.78%) Lead PHP Developer
14 8 (2.47%) Drupal Developer
14 8 (2.47%) Senior Software Engineer
14 8 (2.47%) Magento Developer
14 8 (2.47%) PHP LAMP Developer
15 7 (2.16%) Front-End Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 206 (63.58%) HTML
2 199 (61.42%) CSS
3 145 (44.75%) jQuery
4 79 (24.38%) Symfony
5 74 (22.84%) LAMP
6 66 (20.37%) Web Services
6 66 (20.37%) Zend Framework
7 58 (17.90%) Ajax
7 58 (17.90%) HTML5
8 43 (13.27%) CSS3
9 37 (11.42%) XML
10 33 (10.19%) XHTML
11 29 (8.95%) RESTful
12 24 (7.41%) JSON
13 21 (6.48%) REST
14 20 (6.17%) Laravel
15 17 (5.25%) AngularJS
15 17 (5.25%) Spring
15 17 (5.25%) CodeIgniter
15 17 (5.25%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 19 (5.86%) Open Source
2 15 (4.63%) Computer Science
3 13 (4.01%) Digital Media
4 6 (1.85%) Social Media
4 6 (1.85%) DTV
5 4 (1.23%) W3C
6 3 (0.93%) Blackberry
7 2 (0.62%) Web 2.0
7 2 (0.62%) Blog
8 1 (0.31%) Social Network
8 1 (0.31%) iPhone
8 1 (0.31%) Wiki
8 1 (0.31%) Animation
8 1 (0.31%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 73 (22.53%) Linux
2 41 (12.65%) Apple iOS
3 31 (9.57%) Android
4 19 (5.86%) UNIX
5 16 (4.94%) Ubuntu
6 15 (4.63%) CentOS
7 10 (3.09%) Fedora
8 7 (2.16%) Windows
9 2 (0.62%) Debian
10 1 (0.31%) Windows Server 2008
10 1 (0.31%) Windows Server 2003
10 1 (0.31%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 172 (53.09%) OO
2 120 (37.04%) MVC
3 118 (36.42%) Agile Software Development
4 97 (29.94%) OOP
5 76 (23.46%) OO PHP
6 74 (22.84%) TDD
7 59 (18.21%) Web Development
8 52 (16.05%) E-Commerce
9 43 (13.27%) Scrum
10 34 (10.49%) Software Engineering
11 33 (10.19%) BDD
12 27 (8.33%) iOS Development
13 23 (7.10%) Unit Testing
14 21 (6.48%) Continuous Integration
15 16 (4.94%) Android Development
16 14 (4.32%) Project Management
17 12 (3.70%) Refactoring
17 12 (3.70%) Analytics
17 12 (3.70%) Time Management
18 11 (3.40%) Automated Testing
Programming Languages
1 324 (100.00%) PHP
2 198 (61.11%) JavaScript
3 43 (13.27%) SQL
4 36 (11.11%) Java
5 33 (10.19%) Ruby
6 28 (8.64%) Python
7 17 (5.25%) C#
8 16 (4.94%) C++
9 13 (4.01%) PHP4
10 10 (3.09%) Bash Shell
10 10 (3.09%) Perl
11 8 (2.47%) Shell Script
12 7 (2.16%) C
13 5 (1.54%) ActionScript
14 3 (0.93%) Objective-C
14 3 (0.93%) Golang
15 2 (0.62%) Scala
15 2 (0.62%) T-SQL
16 1 (0.31%) VB
Qualifications
1 22 (6.79%) Degree
2 5 (1.54%) SC Cleared
2 5 (1.54%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (1.54%) ISO 9001
2 3 (0.93%) QA
3 1 (0.31%) WAI
System Software
1 3 (0.93%) Varnish
Systems Management
1 11 (3.40%) Nagios
2 9 (2.78%) Vagrant
3 3 (0.93%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (0.31%) Capistrano
4 1 (0.31%) Puppet
Vendors
1 130 (40.12%) Zend
2 11 (3.40%) Salesforce.com
3 10 (3.09%) Oracle
3 10 (3.09%) Red Hat
4 9 (2.78%) Twitter
4 9 (2.78%) Rackspace
5 8 (2.47%) Facebook
6 7 (2.16%) Google
7 6 (1.85%) SAP
7 6 (1.85%) Sony
8 5 (1.54%) Microsoft
8 5 (1.54%) Adobe
9 2 (0.62%) Perforce
9 2 (0.62%) Siebel
9 2 (0.62%) Sybase
9 2 (0.62%) Akamai
City, London
ReThink Recruitment
Rate: £320 - £400 per day
Posted: 2 hours ago
London
Roc Search
Posted: 20 hours ago
City, London
Understanding Recruitment
Rate: £320 - £350 per day
Posted: 20 hours ago
London
Mortimer Spinks
Rate: £250 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Ultimate Asset
Rate: £300 - £350 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Rate: £200 - £300 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: £80 to £100 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Cooper Lomaz Recruitment Ltd
Rate: £250 - 300 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Liverpool, Merseyside
Latcom Ltd
Rate: Unspecified - negotiable
Posted: 3 days ago
Sutton, Surrey
Net Talent
Posted: 3 days ago
City of London
Computer Futures
Rate: £325 - £390 per day + competitive
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Oliver Bernard
Rate: From £400 to £450 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Bath, Avon
Novate IT Ltd
Rate: £275 to £300 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Engage PSG
Rate: £40000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Burns Sheehan
Rate: £350 - £380 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Oxfordshire
Real Staffing
Rate: £300 - £320 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
West London
Sega Europe
Rate: Competitive Daily Rate
Posted: 20 days ago
West London
Sega Europe
Rate: Competitive Daily Rate
Posted: 20 days ago
City of London
Progressive Recruitment
Rate: competitive
Posted: 24 days ago