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 June 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 Jun 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
PHP 5
Rank 481 413 406
Rank change year-on-year
-68 -7
Contract jobs citing PHP5 90 147 121
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.18% 0.31% 0.29%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.49% 0.82% 0.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 68 112 88
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 £250 £275 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £376 £400 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £320 £325 £275
% change year-on-year
-1.53% +18.18%
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
18463 17860 15513
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 37.92% 37.55% 37.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 12507 11900 9774
Average daily rate £400 £388 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.22% -3.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £263 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 378 420 562
Average hourly rate £37.00 £35.00 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.71% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.00 £17.10 £17.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.79 £50.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.40 £35.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+2.53% +1.42%

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 June 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 June 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 -3 43 £360 +10.76% 29
South East -24 15 £275 -8.33% 14
North West -14 9 £329 +9.58% 12
West Midlands -2 7 £340 -2.85% 7
South West -23 7 £375 +15.38% 2
East Midlands -5 5 £300 +50.00% 8
Yorkshire -33 3 £325 +3.17% 12
East of England -2 1 - - 9
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PHP5
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 2 June 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.

1 192 (100.00%) PHP
2 116 (60.42%) HTML
3 109 (56.77%) MySQL
4 107 (55.73%) CSS
5 104 (54.17%) JavaScript
6 84 (43.75%) Symfony
7 83 (43.23%) Agile Software Development
8 79 (41.15%) MVC
9 72 (37.50%) jQuery
10 69 (35.94%) Zend
11 58 (30.21%) HTML5
12 53 (27.60%) OOP
12 53 (27.60%) OO
13 47 (24.48%) Linux
13 47 (24.48%) LAMP
13 47 (24.48%) Git (software)
14 36 (18.75%) Apache
15 33 (17.19%) SQL
16 32 (16.67%) Unit Testing
17 31 (16.15%) Laravel
18 30 (15.63%) TDD
18 30 (15.63%) CSS3
19 27 (14.06%) Scrum
20 26 (13.54%) Doctrine
21 25 (13.02%) Ajax
22 24 (12.50%) OO PHP
23 22 (11.46%) AngularJS
24 21 (10.94%) Magento
24 21 (10.94%) Software Engineering
24 21 (10.94%) Subversion

PHP5
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 2 June 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 36 (18.75%) Apache
2 21 (10.94%) CMS
3 16 (8.33%) WordPress
4 14 (7.29%) Drupal
5 13 (6.77%) nginx
6 7 (3.65%) Node.js
7 5 (2.60%) Joomla!
8 4 (2.08%) Tomcat
8 4 (2.08%) Moodle
9 3 (1.56%) SugarCRM
10 2 (1.04%) SharePoint
10 2 (1.04%) Umbraco
10 2 (1.04%) Jadu
11 1 (0.52%) Elasticsearch
11 1 (0.52%) Apache Solr
11 1 (0.52%) ExpressionEngine
11 1 (0.52%) JBoss
Applications
1 14 (7.29%) Photoshop
2 6 (3.13%) Adobe Illustrator
3 1 (0.52%) Fireworks
Business Applications
1 21 (10.94%) Magento
2 2 (1.04%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 1 (0.52%) Summit
Cloud Services
1 8 (4.17%) Amazon AWS
2 7 (3.65%) SaaS
3 5 (2.60%) Amazon EC2
4 3 (1.56%) IaaS
4 3 (1.56%) PaaS
5 2 (1.04%) Cloud Computing
6 1 (0.52%) AWS CloudFormation
6 1 (0.52%) Virtual Private Cloud
6 1 (0.52%) Amazon ElastiCache
6 1 (0.52%) GitHub
6 1 (0.52%) Heroku
6 1 (0.52%) Google Analytics
6 1 (0.52%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 8 (4.17%) Internet
2 3 (1.56%) SSL
3 2 (1.04%) Intranet
3 2 (1.04%) Extranet
3 2 (1.04%) Skype
4 1 (0.52%) 4G
4 1 (0.52%) HTTPS
4 1 (0.52%) VPN
4 1 (0.52%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 109 (56.77%) MySQL
2 16 (8.33%) PostgreSQL
3 9 (4.69%) MongoDB
4 7 (3.65%) Relational Database
4 7 (3.65%) SQL Server
5 5 (2.60%) NoSQL
6 3 (1.56%) Couchbase
7 1 (0.52%) InfluxDB
7 1 (0.52%) Hazelcast
7 1 (0.52%) Amazon RDS
7 1 (0.52%) Redis
7 1 (0.52%) SQL Server 2008
7 1 (0.52%) CouchDB
Development Applications
1 47 (24.48%) Git (software)
2 21 (10.94%) Subversion
3 14 (7.29%) PHPUnit
4 8 (4.17%) Mercurial
5 6 (3.13%) Redmine
5 6 (3.13%) FogBugz
5 6 (3.13%) Trac
5 6 (3.13%) PhpStorm
6 5 (2.60%) Selenium
6 5 (2.60%) NetBeans
7 4 (2.08%) Jasmine
7 4 (2.08%) Grunt
7 4 (2.08%) Karma Test Runner
8 3 (1.56%) Jenkins
8 3 (1.56%) Maven
9 2 (1.04%) Ant
9 2 (1.04%) JIRA
9 2 (1.04%) CasperJS
10 1 (0.52%) Phing
10 1 (0.52%) Gradle
General
1 21 (10.94%) Finance
2 12 (6.25%) Retail
3 8 (4.17%) Marketing
4 2 (1.04%) Manufacturing
4 2 (1.04%) Electronics
4 2 (1.04%) Telecoms
5 1 (0.52%) Automotive
5 1 (0.52%) Banking
Job Titles
1 175 (91.15%) Developer
2 128 (66.67%) PHP Developer
3 33 (17.19%) Senior Developer
4 31 (16.15%) Senior PHP Developer
5 16 (8.33%) PHP MySQL Developer
5 16 (8.33%) Magento Developer
6 15 (7.81%) Web Developer
7 9 (4.69%) PHP LAMP Developer
8 8 (4.17%) WordPress Developer
8 8 (4.17%) PHP Symfony Developer
9 7 (3.65%) Drupal Developer
9 7 (3.65%) PHP Web Developer
10 6 (3.13%) Software Engineer
11 5 (2.60%) LAMP Developer
11 5 (2.60%) Java Developer
12 4 (2.08%) MySQL Developer
12 4 (2.08%) DevOps Engineer
12 4 (2.08%) Full Stack Developer
13 3 (1.56%) Linux DevOps Engineer
13 3 (1.56%) PHP Zend Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 116 (60.42%) HTML
2 107 (55.73%) CSS
3 84 (43.75%) Symfony
4 72 (37.50%) jQuery
5 58 (30.21%) HTML5
6 47 (24.48%) LAMP
7 31 (16.15%) Laravel
8 30 (15.63%) CSS3
9 26 (13.54%) Doctrine
10 25 (13.02%) Ajax
11 22 (11.46%) AngularJS
12 21 (10.94%) Web Services
13 19 (9.90%) Twitter Bootstrap
14 18 (9.38%) XML
15 16 (8.33%) REST
16 12 (6.25%) Zend Framework
16 12 (6.25%) Yii
17 11 (5.73%) XHTML
17 11 (5.73%) CodeIgniter
18 10 (5.21%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 12 (6.25%) Computer Science
2 6 (3.13%) User Experience
3 4 (2.08%) W3C
3 4 (2.08%) Mobile App
4 3 (1.56%) Social Media
5 2 (1.04%) DTV
5 2 (1.04%) E-Learning
5 2 (1.04%) Management Information System
5 2 (1.04%) Learning Management System
6 1 (0.52%) BYOD
6 1 (0.52%) Data Centre
6 1 (0.52%) Data Structures
6 1 (0.52%) Digital Media
6 1 (0.52%) Data Protection Act
6 1 (0.52%) Informatics
6 1 (0.52%) Cybernetics
6 1 (0.52%) Clustering
6 1 (0.52%) Blackberry
6 1 (0.52%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 47 (24.48%) Linux
2 5 (2.60%) UNIX
3 4 (2.08%) CentOS
4 3 (1.56%) Android
4 3 (1.56%) Fedora
5 2 (1.04%) Windows
5 2 (1.04%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 2 (1.04%) Apple iOS
6 1 (0.52%) Debian
6 1 (0.52%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 83 (43.23%) Agile Software Development
2 79 (41.15%) MVC
3 53 (27.60%) OOP
3 53 (27.60%) OO
4 32 (16.67%) Unit Testing
5 30 (15.63%) TDD
6 27 (14.06%) Scrum
7 24 (12.50%) OO PHP
8 21 (10.94%) Software Engineering
9 17 (8.85%) E-Commerce
9 17 (8.85%) Continuous Integration
10 12 (6.25%) Responsive Web Design
10 12 (6.25%) Mentoring
11 11 (5.73%) Web Development
12 10 (5.21%) BDD
13 9 (4.69%) DevOps
14 8 (4.17%) Project Management
14 8 (4.17%) Open Source
15 6 (3.13%) Coaching
16 5 (2.60%) Kanban
Programming Languages
1 192 (100.00%) PHP
2 104 (54.17%) JavaScript
3 33 (17.19%) SQL
4 14 (7.29%) Java
5 9 (4.69%) Shell Script
5 9 (4.69%) Ruby
6 7 (3.65%) PHP4
6 7 (3.65%) Python
7 4 (2.08%) C#
7 4 (2.08%) Perl
8 2 (1.04%) C
8 2 (1.04%) C++
8 2 (1.04%) Bash Shell
9 1 (0.52%) Groovy
9 1 (0.52%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 12 (6.25%) Degree
2 1 (0.52%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (0.52%) WAI
1 1 (0.52%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (0.52%) Varnish
1 1 (0.52%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 6 (3.13%) Puppet
2 4 (2.08%) Vagrant
3 3 (1.56%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (0.52%) Kibana
Vendors
1 69 (35.94%) Zend
2 7 (3.65%) Salesforce.com
2 7 (3.65%) Adobe
3 5 (2.60%) Twitter
4 4 (2.08%) Red Hat
5 3 (1.56%) SAP
6 2 (1.04%) Oracle
6 2 (1.04%) Google
6 2 (1.04%) VMware
6 2 (1.04%) Facebook
7 1 (0.52%) Perforce
Hayes, Middlesex
Edison Hill Ltd
Rate: From £250 to £350 per day
Posted: 14 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Rate: £30000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Stockport, Cheshire
F5 IT Recruitment Ltd
Rate: From £150 to £200 per day plus remote working
Posted: 4 days ago
Huddersfield, West Yorkshire
Careerplus
Rate: From £300 to £450 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Harrogate, North Yorkshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Rate: From £300 to £350 per day 3 Months initially
Posted: 5 days ago
City of London
Real Staffing
Rate: £325 - £375 per day + competitive
Posted: 11 days ago
Liverpool
Computer Futures
Rate: £250 - £400 per day + competitive
Posted: 13 days ago
Brighton
Computer Futures
Rate: competitive
Posted: 13 days ago
Manchester
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Rate: £200 - £350 per day
Posted: 14 days ago
City of London
Real Staffing
Rate: competitive
Posted: 17 days ago
Brighton
Computer Futures
Rate: competitive
Posted: 18 days ago
London
Computer Futures
Rate: £400 per annum + competitive
Posted: 18 days ago
Dereham
I4 Recruitment
Rate: £20k - 30k per year
Posted: 24 days ago
Warrington
Computer Futures
Rate: £225 - £325 per day
Posted: 25 days ago
London
Computer Futures
Rate: £350 - £400 per day + competitive
Posted: 25 days ago
London
Computer Futures
Rate: £350 - £400 per day + competitive
Posted: 27 days ago