The table below looks at the statistics for PHP 5 skills in IT contracts advertised for the England region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited PHP 5 over the 3 months to 5 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
5 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
PHP 5
Rank 582 577 533
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -44
Contract jobs citing PHP 5 48 28 66
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.094% 0.055% 0.13%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.25% 0.15% 0.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 40 23 49
Median daily rate £350 £325 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £289 £280 £287
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £374 £365
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median 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
19541 19109 18632
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 38.36% 37.75% 37.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 13606 12604 12353
Median daily rate £425 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £330
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 414 410 443
Median hourly rate £38.00 £36.00 £35.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.55% +1.40%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £19.68 £18.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £45.00 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £38.00 £36.00 £36.40
% change year-on-year
+5.55% -1.09%

PHP 5
Jobs Demand Trend in England

The demand trend of contract jobs across the England region citing PHP 5 as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Programming Languages category.

PHP 5 Jobs Demand Trend in England

PHP 5
Daily Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing PHP 5 across the England region.

PHP 5 Daily Rate Trend in England

PHP 5
Daily Rate Histogram in England

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing PHP 5 across the England region over the 3 months to 5 May 2016.

PHP 5 Daily Rate Histogram in England

PHP 5
Hourly Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing PHP 5 across the England region.

PHP 5 Hourly Rate Trend in England

PHP 5
Contract Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing PHP 5 within the England region over the 3 months to 5 May 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Yorkshire +13 13 £400 +23.07% 2
London +1 9 £400 +11.11% 8
North West -2 8 £291 -10.61% 3
East Midlands +18 6 £294 -9.61% 5
South East -10 5 £350 +27.27% 6
South West -2 4 £310 -17.33%
West Midlands -12 3 £350 +1.44% 4
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PHP 5
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 5 May 2016, IT contractor jobs citing PHP 5 also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the England region with a requirement for PHP 5.

1 87 (100.00%) PHP
2 65 (74.71%) MySQL
3 54 (62.07%) JavaScript
4 45 (51.72%) CSS
5 42 (48.28%) HTML
6 39 (44.83%) Linux
6 39 (44.83%) Git (software)
7 37 (42.53%) jQuery
8 36 (41.38%) Zend
8 36 (41.38%) OO
9 30 (34.48%) MVC
10 28 (32.18%) PHPUnit
11 26 (29.89%) SQL
12 22 (25.29%) Agile Software Development
12 22 (25.29%) TDD
13 21 (24.14%) Subversion
13 21 (24.14%) Web Development
14 20 (22.99%) Jenkins
15 19 (21.84%) HTML5
15 19 (21.84%) Symfony
15 19 (21.84%) Apache
15 19 (21.84%) LAMP
16 18 (20.69%) RESTful
17 17 (19.54%) CSS3
18 16 (18.39%) Laravel
19 15 (17.24%) AngularJS
19 15 (17.24%) OO PHP
20 13 (14.94%) Ajax
20 13 (14.94%) XML
20 13 (14.94%) OOP

PHP 5
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 19 (21.84%) Apache
2 11 (12.64%) CMS
3 5 (5.75%) Drupal
3 5 (5.75%) WordPress
4 1 (1.15%) Apache Solr
Business Applications
1 7 (8.05%) Magento
2 1 (1.15%) BigMachines
2 1 (1.15%) Eloqua
Cloud Services
1 3 (3.45%) SaaS
2 1 (1.15%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (1.15%) Amazon EC2
2 1 (1.15%) Amazon S3
2 1 (1.15%) Amazon SQS
2 1 (1.15%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (1.15%) GitHub
2 1 (1.15%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 2 (2.30%) Internet
1 2 (2.30%) Network Security
2 1 (1.15%) Asterisk PBX
2 1 (1.15%) OpenVPN
2 1 (1.15%) VoIP
2 1 (1.15%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 65 (74.71%) MySQL
2 7 (8.05%) SQL Server
3 5 (5.75%) PostgreSQL
4 1 (1.15%) FileMaker
4 1 (1.15%) MariaDB
4 1 (1.15%) MarkLogic
4 1 (1.15%) NoSQL
4 1 (1.15%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 39 (44.83%) Git (software)
2 28 (32.18%) PHPUnit
3 21 (24.14%) Subversion
4 20 (22.99%) Jenkins
5 7 (8.05%) Jasmine
6 6 (6.90%) Eclipse
6 6 (6.90%) Hudson
6 6 (6.90%) Maven
6 6 (6.90%) Vagrant
7 5 (5.75%) Mercurial
7 5 (5.75%) PhpStorm
8 4 (4.60%) Cucumber
8 4 (4.60%) Mocha
8 4 (4.60%) NetBeans
9 3 (3.45%) gulp
9 3 (3.45%) Zend Studio
10 2 (2.30%) Grunt
11 1 (1.15%) Bower
11 1 (1.15%) JIRA
11 1 (1.15%) Oracle APEX
General
1 7 (8.05%) Finance
2 4 (4.60%) Retail
3 3 (3.45%) Marketing
4 2 (2.30%) Telecoms
5 1 (1.15%) Billing
5 1 (1.15%) Law
5 1 (1.15%) Manufacturing
5 1 (1.15%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 82 (94.25%) Developer
2 70 (80.46%) PHP Developer
3 9 (10.34%) Linux Developer
3 9 (10.34%) Senior Developer
4 8 (9.20%) LAMP Developer
4 8 (9.20%) MySQL Developer
4 8 (9.20%) PHP MySQL Developer
4 8 (9.20%) Web Developer
5 7 (8.05%) PHP LAMP Developer
5 7 (8.05%) SQL Developer
6 6 (6.90%) PHP Symfony Developer
6 6 (6.90%) Symfony Developer
7 5 (5.75%) JavaScript Developer
7 5 (5.75%) Lead Developer
7 5 (5.75%) Magento Developer
7 5 (5.75%) PHP Magento Developer
7 5 (5.75%) Python Developer
8 4 (4.60%) Drupal Developer
8 4 (4.60%) PHP Web Developer
8 4 (4.60%) Senior PHP Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 45 (51.72%) CSS
2 42 (48.28%) HTML
3 37 (42.53%) jQuery
4 19 (21.84%) HTML5
4 19 (21.84%) LAMP
4 19 (21.84%) Symfony
5 18 (20.69%) RESTful
6 17 (19.54%) CSS3
7 16 (18.39%) Laravel
8 15 (17.24%) AngularJS
9 13 (14.94%) Ajax
9 13 (14.94%) XML
10 11 (12.64%) Doctrine
11 9 (10.34%) Twitter Bootstrap
11 9 (10.34%) Web Services
12 8 (9.20%) CakePHP
12 8 (9.20%) JSON
12 8 (9.20%) SOAP
12 8 (9.20%) Zend Framework
13 7 (8.05%) React
Miscellaneous
1 7 (8.05%) W3C
2 3 (3.45%) Digital Media
2 3 (3.45%) Enterprise Software
3 2 (2.30%) Fintech
3 2 (2.30%) iPad
3 2 (2.30%) NHS
3 2 (2.30%) Video on Demand
4 1 (1.15%) Algorithms
4 1 (1.15%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 39 (44.83%) Linux
2 7 (8.05%) Unix
3 2 (2.30%) Debian
4 1 (1.15%) Android
4 1 (1.15%) Apple iOS
4 1 (1.15%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (1.15%) Windows
4 1 (1.15%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (1.15%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 36 (41.38%) OO
2 30 (34.48%) MVC
3 22 (25.29%) Agile Software Development
3 22 (25.29%) TDD
4 21 (24.14%) Web Development
5 15 (17.24%) OO PHP
6 13 (14.94%) OOP
7 8 (9.20%) Unit Testing
8 7 (8.05%) Cross-Browser Compatibility
8 7 (8.05%) Scrum
8 7 (8.05%) Software Architecture
9 6 (6.90%) Pair Programming
9 6 (6.90%) Refactoring
10 5 (5.75%) BDD
10 5 (5.75%) E-Commerce
10 5 (5.75%) Software Engineering
11 4 (4.60%) ERP
11 4 (4.60%) Mentoring
12 3 (3.45%) CRM
12 3 (3.45%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 87 (100.00%) PHP
2 54 (62.07%) JavaScript
3 26 (29.89%) SQL
4 7 (8.05%) Python
5 6 (6.90%) Bash Shell
5 6 (6.90%) PHP 4
6 5 (5.75%) Java
7 4 (4.60%) C#
8 3 (3.45%) ActionScript
8 3 (3.45%) Ruby
9 2 (2.30%) VB
9 2 (2.30%) VBA
10 1 (1.15%) Apex Code
10 1 (1.15%) PHP 7
10 1 (1.15%) XQuery
Qualifications
1 1 (1.15%) Degree
System Software
1 1 (1.15%) Docker
1 1 (1.15%) Firmware
1 1 (1.15%) Kamailio
1 1 (1.15%) KVM
1 1 (1.15%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 6 (6.90%) Puppet
2 1 (1.15%) Ansible
2 1 (1.15%) OSSEC
Vendors
1 36 (41.38%) Zend
2 2 (2.30%) AppDynamics
2 2 (2.30%) SAP
3 1 (1.15%) Cisco
3 1 (1.15%) Infobright
3 1 (1.15%) Microsoft
3 1 (1.15%) Oracle
3 1 (1.15%) Red Hat
3 1 (1.15%) Salesforce.com
3 1 (1.15%) Siebel
3 1 (1.15%) Sitecore
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