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 31 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
31 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
PHP 5
Rank 481 392 386
Rank change year-on-year
-89 -6
Contract jobs citing PHP5 92 176 131
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.18% 0.36% 0.31%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.49% 0.98% 0.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 79 126 90
Average daily rate
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£325 £319 £313
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.96% +2.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £275 £249
10% offered a daily rate of more than £380 £388 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £321 £313 £300
% change year-on-year
+2.80% +4.16%
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
18725 18032 15655
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 37.60% 37.13% 37.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 12309 11756 9889
Average daily rate £400 £375 £380
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -1.31%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £251 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £568 £563
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 387 433 582
Average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £35.00
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.50 £17.00 £16.72
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £45.00 £43.50
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 31 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 31 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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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 -15 50 £325 - 36
South West -31 13 £363 +11.53% 10
Yorkshire -6 10 £375 +5.26% 3
North West -16 6 £318 +15.45% 16
East of England -7 5 £195 -37.60% 2
South East -49 4 £300 - 19
West Midlands -7 3 £340 +23.63% 9
East Midlands - 2 £100 - 6
North East - - - - 2
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PHP5
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 31 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.

1 205 (100.00%) PHP
2 137 (66.83%) JavaScript
3 134 (65.37%) HTML
4 126 (61.46%) CSS
5 116 (56.59%) MySQL
6 79 (38.54%) Symfony
7 77 (37.56%) jQuery
8 75 (36.59%) MVC
9 74 (36.10%) Agile Software Development
10 70 (34.15%) OOP
11 64 (31.22%) Git (software)
12 61 (29.76%) HTML5
12 61 (29.76%) LAMP
13 60 (29.27%) Zend
14 57 (27.80%) OO
15 49 (23.90%) Apache
16 48 (23.41%) Linux
16 48 (23.41%) SQL
17 40 (19.51%) Drupal
18 39 (19.02%) XML
19 36 (17.56%) TDD
20 35 (17.07%) Ajax
21 34 (16.59%) Web Services
21 34 (16.59%) Unit Testing
22 33 (16.10%) Laravel
23 31 (15.12%) CSS3
24 30 (14.63%) AngularJS
25 29 (14.15%) Doctrine
26 26 (12.68%) PHPUnit
26 26 (12.68%) CMS

PHP5
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 31 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 49 (23.90%) Apache
2 40 (19.51%) Drupal
3 26 (12.68%) CMS
4 21 (10.24%) WordPress
5 15 (7.32%) nginx
6 8 (3.90%) IIS
6 8 (3.90%) Joomla!
7 6 (2.93%) Node.js
8 4 (1.95%) Tomcat
9 3 (1.46%) SharePoint
9 3 (1.46%) Elasticsearch
10 2 (0.98%) Jadu
10 2 (0.98%) SugarCRM
10 2 (0.98%) Moodle
11 1 (0.49%) ExpressionEngine
11 1 (0.49%) SharePoint 2010
11 1 (0.49%) JBoss
11 1 (0.49%) Apache Solr
Applications
1 9 (4.39%) MS Excel
2 7 (3.41%) Photoshop
3 1 (0.49%) MS Office
3 1 (0.49%) Adobe Illustrator
Business Applications
1 24 (11.71%) Magento
2 2 (0.98%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 1 (0.49%) WebTrends
Cloud Services
1 13 (6.34%) Amazon EC2
2 5 (2.44%) Amazon AWS
3 4 (1.95%) SaaS
4 3 (1.46%) AWS CloudFormation
5 2 (0.98%) Cloud Computing
6 1 (0.49%) Virtual Private Cloud
6 1 (0.49%) Amazon S3
6 1 (0.49%) PaaS
6 1 (0.49%) Heroku
6 1 (0.49%) GitHub
6 1 (0.49%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 10 (4.88%) Internet
2 3 (1.46%) Intranet
3 2 (0.98%) Extranet
4 1 (0.49%) HTTPS
4 1 (0.49%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 116 (56.59%) MySQL
2 15 (7.32%) SQL Server
3 13 (6.34%) PostgreSQL
4 10 (4.88%) Relational Database
5 8 (3.90%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 5 (2.44%) MongoDB
7 3 (1.46%) NoSQL
7 3 (1.46%) InfluxDB
8 1 (0.49%) Redis
8 1 (0.49%) Couchbase
8 1 (0.49%) Hazelcast
8 1 (0.49%) Amazon RDS
8 1 (0.49%) SQL Server 2008
8 1 (0.49%) CouchDB
Development Applications
1 64 (31.22%) Git (software)
2 26 (12.68%) PHPUnit
3 24 (11.71%) Subversion
4 13 (6.34%) Jenkins
5 7 (3.41%) Selenium
6 6 (2.93%) Mercurial
7 4 (1.95%) Maven
7 4 (1.95%) JIRA
7 4 (1.95%) Jasmine
7 4 (1.95%) Karma Test Runner
8 3 (1.46%) PhpStorm
9 2 (0.98%) Xdebug
9 2 (0.98%) CasperJS
9 2 (0.98%) Appcelerator Titanium
9 2 (0.98%) Redmine
9 2 (0.98%) FogBugz
9 2 (0.98%) Trac
10 1 (0.49%) Grunt
10 1 (0.49%) Phing
10 1 (0.49%) Gradle
General
1 14 (6.83%) Retail
2 8 (3.90%) Finance
3 4 (1.95%) Marketing
4 2 (0.98%) Manufacturing
4 2 (0.98%) Electronics
4 2 (0.98%) Telecoms
5 1 (0.49%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 186 (90.73%) Developer
2 136 (66.34%) PHP Developer
3 36 (17.56%) Senior Developer
4 31 (15.12%) Senior PHP Developer
5 24 (11.71%) Web Developer
6 15 (7.32%) PHP Web Developer
6 15 (7.32%) Magento Developer
7 12 (5.85%) Drupal Developer
8 10 (4.88%) PHP Symfony Developer
9 9 (4.39%) PHP MySQL Developer
9 9 (4.39%) Architect
10 8 (3.90%) LAMP Developer
10 8 (3.90%) WordPress Developer
11 7 (3.41%) PHP LAMP Developer
12 6 (2.93%) PHP Drupal Developer
13 5 (2.44%) Java Developer
14 4 (1.95%) HTML Developer
14 4 (1.95%) Lead Developer
14 4 (1.95%) CSS Developer
14 4 (1.95%) Full Stack Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 134 (65.37%) HTML
2 126 (61.46%) CSS
3 79 (38.54%) Symfony
4 77 (37.56%) jQuery
5 61 (29.76%) LAMP
5 61 (29.76%) HTML5
6 39 (19.02%) XML
7 35 (17.07%) Ajax
8 34 (16.59%) Web Services
9 33 (16.10%) Laravel
10 31 (15.12%) CSS3
11 30 (14.63%) AngularJS
12 29 (14.15%) Doctrine
13 20 (9.76%) REST
13 20 (9.76%) RESTful
14 19 (9.27%) Twitter Bootstrap
15 15 (7.32%) CodeIgniter
16 14 (6.83%) JSON
16 14 (6.83%) Yii
17 11 (5.37%) Backbone.js
Miscellaneous
1 12 (5.85%) User Experience
2 11 (5.37%) Computer Science
3 10 (4.88%) Social Media
4 9 (4.39%) Analytical Skills
4 9 (4.39%) Blog
5 8 (3.90%) Taxonomies
6 5 (2.44%) Mobile App
7 3 (1.46%) Open Source
7 3 (1.46%) Inversion of Control
7 3 (1.46%) W3C
8 2 (0.98%) DTV
8 2 (0.98%) Management Information System
8 2 (0.98%) E-Learning
8 2 (0.98%) Digital Media
8 2 (0.98%) Data Structures
9 1 (0.49%) Client/Server
9 1 (0.49%) Blackberry
9 1 (0.49%) Data Protection Act
9 1 (0.49%) Informatics
9 1 (0.49%) Social Network
Operating Systems
1 48 (23.41%) Linux
2 6 (2.93%) UNIX
2 6 (2.93%) CentOS
3 4 (1.95%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 4 (1.95%) Apple iOS
3 4 (1.95%) Android
4 3 (1.46%) Debian
4 3 (1.46%) Fedora
4 3 (1.46%) Windows
5 1 (0.49%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (0.49%) Ubuntu
5 1 (0.49%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (0.49%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 75 (36.59%) MVC
2 74 (36.10%) Agile Software Development
3 70 (34.15%) OOP
4 57 (27.80%) OO
5 36 (17.56%) TDD
6 34 (16.59%) Unit Testing
7 25 (12.20%) OO PHP
8 22 (10.73%) E-Commerce
9 18 (8.78%) Web Development
10 17 (8.29%) Continuous Integration
10 17 (8.29%) Scrum
11 16 (7.80%) BDD
12 14 (6.83%) Responsive Web Design
13 13 (6.34%) Software Engineering
14 10 (4.88%) Time Management
15 9 (4.39%) Web Application Development
16 8 (3.90%) Technical Architecture
17 7 (3.41%) DevOps
18 6 (2.93%) CRM
19 5 (2.44%) SEO
Programming Languages
1 205 (100.00%) PHP
2 137 (66.83%) JavaScript
3 48 (23.41%) SQL
4 11 (5.37%) Java
5 8 (3.90%) Ruby
6 7 (3.41%) XPath
6 7 (3.41%) Shell Script
7 6 (2.93%) PHP4
8 5 (2.44%) Bash Shell
9 4 (1.95%) C
9 4 (1.95%) C#
10 3 (1.46%) Python
11 2 (0.98%) Perl
11 2 (0.98%) T-SQL
12 1 (0.49%) VBA
12 1 (0.49%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 10 (4.88%) Degree
2 2 (0.98%) Security Cleared
3 1 (0.49%) SC Cleared
System Software
1 3 (1.46%) Varnish
2 2 (0.98%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 7 (3.41%) Puppet
2 5 (2.44%) Vagrant
3 3 (1.46%) Opscode Chef
3 3 (1.46%) Kibana
Vendors
1 60 (29.27%) Zend
2 12 (5.85%) Salesforce.com
3 11 (5.37%) Microsoft
4 6 (2.93%) Twitter
5 4 (1.95%) Google
5 4 (1.95%) Red Hat
6 3 (1.46%) Siebel
6 3 (1.46%) Oracle
6 3 (1.46%) VMware
6 3 (1.46%) Facebook
7 2 (0.98%) Appcelerator
7 2 (0.98%) SAP
7 2 (0.98%) Adobe
8 1 (0.49%) Perforce
8 1 (0.49%) Rackspace
8 1 (0.49%) SmartFocus
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