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 30 July 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
30 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
PHP 5
Rank 519 440 460
Rank change year-on-year
-79 +20
Contract jobs citing PHP5 79 129 95
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.15% 0.26% 0.20%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.40% 0.70% 0.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 54 95 74
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£350 £325 £307
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% +6.03%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £238 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £465 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £250 £325 £275
% change year-on-year
-23.07% +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
19814 18455 18024
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 38.34% 37.37% 38.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 13535 12014 11384
Average daily rate £400 £395 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.26% -1.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £265 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £355 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+1.42% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 408 389 524
Average hourly rate £37.50 £35.00 £35.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -1.40%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.00 £14.50 £17.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.17 £47.95 £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.75 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+7.85% -

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 30 July 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 30 July 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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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 -13 49 £370 +9.62% 20
South East -11 19 £250 +5.26% 15
East of England 0 5 £200 -40.74% 2
Yorkshire -30 3 £325 -18.75% 7
East Midlands -10 1 - - 9
South West -24 1 £388 +3.33% 6
West Midlands - 1 £350 - 7
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PHP5
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 30 July 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.

1 172 (100.00%) PHP
2 112 (65.12%) MySQL
3 90 (52.33%) HTML
4 82 (47.67%) JavaScript
4 82 (47.67%) CSS
4 82 (47.67%) Agile Software Development
5 75 (43.60%) Symfony
6 68 (39.53%) MVC
7 66 (38.37%) OO
8 64 (37.21%) jQuery
9 58 (33.72%) Linux
10 51 (29.65%) Zend
11 50 (29.07%) HTML5
12 48 (27.91%) Git (software)
12 48 (27.91%) OOP
13 42 (24.42%) LAMP
14 41 (23.84%) Scrum
15 39 (22.67%) Apache
16 35 (20.35%) SQL
17 32 (18.60%) TDD
18 31 (18.02%) Subversion
18 31 (18.02%) Continuous Integration
18 31 (18.02%) CSS3
19 30 (17.44%) PostgreSQL
19 30 (17.44%) Web Services
20 29 (16.86%) Unit Testing
21 28 (16.28%) OO PHP
22 25 (14.53%) Laravel
22 25 (14.53%) Magento
22 25 (14.53%) Finance

PHP5
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 30 July 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 39 (22.67%) Apache
2 17 (9.88%) CMS
3 13 (7.56%) WordPress
4 12 (6.98%) Drupal
5 11 (6.40%) nginx
6 4 (2.33%) Moodle
6 4 (2.33%) Joomla!
7 3 (1.74%) Node.js
8 2 (1.16%) Jadu
8 2 (1.16%) Umbraco
8 2 (1.16%) SharePoint
9 1 (0.58%) JBoss
9 1 (0.58%) Tomcat
9 1 (0.58%) SugarCRM
9 1 (0.58%) ExpressionEngine
9 1 (0.58%) Apache Solr
Applications
1 12 (6.98%) Photoshop
2 7 (4.07%) Adobe Illustrator
3 1 (0.58%) Fireworks
Business Applications
1 25 (14.53%) Magento
2 3 (1.74%) Shopify
2 3 (1.74%) osCommerce
3 1 (0.58%) Summit
Cloud Services
1 4 (2.33%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (1.74%) SaaS
3 2 (1.16%) PaaS
3 2 (1.16%) Amazon EC2
3 2 (1.16%) IaaS
4 1 (0.58%) Google Analytics
4 1 (0.58%) Heroku
4 1 (0.58%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 10 (5.81%) Internet
2 3 (1.74%) SSL
3 2 (1.16%) Intranet
3 2 (1.16%) Extranet
4 1 (0.58%) 4G
4 1 (0.58%) VPN
4 1 (0.58%) DNS
4 1 (0.58%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 112 (65.12%) MySQL
2 30 (17.44%) PostgreSQL
3 20 (11.63%) Relational Database
4 11 (6.40%) MongoDB
5 8 (4.65%) NoSQL
6 5 (2.91%) SQL Server
7 4 (2.33%) Redis
7 4 (2.33%) CouchDB
8 2 (1.16%) Couchbase
9 1 (0.58%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 48 (27.91%) Git (software)
2 31 (18.02%) Subversion
3 16 (9.30%) PHPUnit
4 13 (7.56%) Jenkins
4 13 (7.56%) Mercurial
5 9 (5.23%) FogBugz
5 9 (5.23%) Trac
5 9 (5.23%) Redmine
6 8 (4.65%) Grunt
6 8 (4.65%) gulp
7 5 (2.91%) NetBeans
8 4 (2.33%) PhpStorm
8 4 (2.33%) Bower
9 2 (1.16%) Selenium
9 2 (1.16%) Maven
9 2 (1.16%) Ant
9 2 (1.16%) Karma Test Runner
9 2 (1.16%) Jasmine
10 1 (0.58%) Phing
10 1 (0.58%) Gradle
General
1 25 (14.53%) Finance
2 9 (5.23%) Retail
3 5 (2.91%) Marketing
4 2 (1.16%) Banking
Job Titles
1 153 (88.95%) Developer
2 116 (67.44%) PHP Developer
3 21 (12.21%) Senior Developer
4 19 (11.05%) Senior PHP Developer
5 15 (8.72%) PHP MySQL Developer
5 15 (8.72%) Web Developer
5 15 (8.72%) Magento Developer
6 10 (5.81%) PHP Symfony Developer
7 8 (4.65%) Software Engineer
8 7 (4.07%) PHP Web Developer
9 6 (3.49%) Drupal Developer
10 5 (2.91%) PHP LAMP Developer
11 4 (2.33%) Senior Software Engineer
11 4 (2.33%) Lead Developer
11 4 (2.33%) Full Stack Developer
11 4 (2.33%) WordPress Developer
12 3 (1.74%) OO PHP Developer
12 3 (1.74%) DevOps Engineer
12 3 (1.74%) Java Developer
12 3 (1.74%) Systems Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 90 (52.33%) HTML
2 82 (47.67%) CSS
3 75 (43.60%) Symfony
4 64 (37.21%) jQuery
5 50 (29.07%) HTML5
6 42 (24.42%) LAMP
7 31 (18.02%) CSS3
8 30 (17.44%) Web Services
9 25 (14.53%) Laravel
10 23 (13.37%) XML
11 22 (12.79%) Ajax
12 21 (12.21%) REST
13 14 (8.14%) Doctrine
13 14 (8.14%) RESTful
14 13 (7.56%) JSON
14 13 (7.56%) Twitter Bootstrap
15 11 (6.40%) AngularJS
16 10 (5.81%) CodeIgniter
16 10 (5.81%) XHTML
17 9 (5.23%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 10 (5.81%) Computer Science
2 4 (2.33%) User Experience
2 4 (2.33%) W3C
3 3 (1.74%) Clustering
3 3 (1.74%) Digital Media
4 2 (1.16%) Learning Management System
4 2 (1.16%) Enterprise Software
4 2 (1.16%) E-Learning
4 2 (1.16%) Management Information System
4 2 (1.16%) Replication
5 1 (0.58%) Blackberry
5 1 (0.58%) Data Protection Act
5 1 (0.58%) Informatics
5 1 (0.58%) Cybernetics
5 1 (0.58%) Client/Server
5 1 (0.58%) BYOD
5 1 (0.58%) Social Media
5 1 (0.58%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 58 (33.72%) Linux
2 2 (1.16%) UNIX
2 2 (1.16%) Android
3 1 (0.58%) CentOS
3 1 (0.58%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (0.58%) Apple iOS
3 1 (0.58%) Windows
3 1 (0.58%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 82 (47.67%) Agile Software Development
2 68 (39.53%) MVC
3 66 (38.37%) OO
4 48 (27.91%) OOP
5 41 (23.84%) Scrum
6 32 (18.60%) TDD
7 31 (18.02%) Continuous Integration
8 29 (16.86%) Unit Testing
9 28 (16.28%) OO PHP
10 23 (13.37%) Software Engineering
11 20 (11.63%) Mentoring
12 18 (10.47%) E-Commerce
13 15 (8.72%) Web Development
13 15 (8.72%) BDD
14 11 (6.40%) Open Source
14 11 (6.40%) Project Management
15 9 (5.23%) Responsive Web Design
15 9 (5.23%) Coaching
16 7 (4.07%) Waterfall
16 7 (4.07%) Kanban
Programming Languages
1 172 (100.00%) PHP
2 82 (47.67%) JavaScript
3 35 (20.35%) SQL
4 10 (5.81%) Shell Script
5 9 (5.23%) Java
6 4 (2.33%) Python
6 4 (2.33%) Ruby
7 3 (1.74%) PHP4
7 3 (1.74%) Perl
8 2 (1.16%) C
8 2 (1.16%) C#
8 2 (1.16%) C++
9 1 (0.58%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 9 (5.23%) Degree
2 2 (1.16%) SC Cleared
2 2 (1.16%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (0.58%) SLA
1 1 (0.58%) WAI
Systems Management
1 9 (5.23%) Puppet
2 7 (4.07%) Opscode Chef
3 3 (1.74%) Ansible
3 3 (1.74%) Vagrant
Vendors
1 51 (29.65%) Zend
2 9 (5.23%) Salesforce.com
3 5 (2.91%) Adobe
4 4 (2.33%) Twitter
5 2 (1.16%) Facebook
6 1 (0.58%) SAP
6 1 (0.58%) Red Hat
6 1 (0.58%) VMware
6 1 (0.58%) Google
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