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 22 August 2014 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
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
PHP 5
Rank 404 455 391
Rank change year-on-year
+51 -64
Contract jobs citing PHP5 184 102 189
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.36% 0.21% 0.36%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.97% 0.53% 0.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 133 72 132
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 £250 £238 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £435 £425 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £313 £275 £275
% change year-on-year
+13.63% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 1
Average hourly rate £40.00 - £31.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £31.50
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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
19036 19218 19901
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 37.35% 39.49% 37.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 12286 12255 12124
Average daily rate £400 £400 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £253 £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 380 524 730
Average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £35.00
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.70 £15.50 £18.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £50.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £34.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+2.94% -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 22 August 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 22 August 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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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 +57 101 £335 +3.07% 41
South East +9 24 £311 +22.05% 22
South West -13 23 £375 +28.20% 10
East of England -23 9 £356 +18.75% 4
Yorkshire +3 7 £320 +34.73% 17
East Midlands +7 6 £275 - 4
North West -4 6 £313 - 13
North East - 5 £250 - 3
West Midlands -21 3 £300 +20.00% 2
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PHP5
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 22 August 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.

1 344 (100.00%) PHP
2 260 (75.58%) MySQL
3 205 (59.59%) HTML
4 198 (57.56%) CSS
5 197 (57.27%) OO
6 195 (56.69%) JavaScript
7 146 (42.44%) Zend
8 143 (41.57%) MVC
9 142 (41.28%) jQuery
10 115 (33.43%) Agile Software Development
11 102 (29.65%) OOP
12 99 (28.78%) Git (software)
12 99 (28.78%) OO PHP
13 94 (27.33%) Symfony
14 86 (25.00%) TDD
15 83 (24.13%) Web Services
16 75 (21.80%) Linux
17 74 (21.51%) LAMP
18 67 (19.48%) Zend Framework
19 64 (18.60%) Apache
20 62 (18.02%) HTML5
21 61 (17.73%) Subversion
22 56 (16.28%) Web Development
23 55 (15.99%) E-Commerce
24 52 (15.12%) Java
25 50 (14.53%) SQL
25 50 (14.53%) PHPUnit
26 47 (13.66%) Ajax
27 46 (13.37%) CSS3
28 45 (13.08%) RESTful

PHP5
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 22 August 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 64 (18.60%) Apache
2 33 (9.59%) WordPress
3 28 (8.14%) CMS
4 23 (6.69%) Drupal
5 15 (4.36%) Tomcat
6 9 (2.62%) Apache Solr
6 9 (2.62%) Node.js
7 7 (2.03%) nginx
8 5 (1.45%) Joomla!
9 4 (1.16%) SugarCRM
9 4 (1.16%) ExpressionEngine
9 4 (1.16%) Moodle
10 2 (0.58%) Apache Pig
11 1 (0.29%) Facebook Platform
11 1 (0.29%) Elasticsearch
11 1 (0.29%) Confluence
11 1 (0.29%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 3 (0.87%) Photoshop
2 2 (0.58%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 18 (5.23%) Magento
2 7 (2.03%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 4 (1.16%) Shopify
Cloud Services
1 27 (7.85%) Amazon AWS
2 10 (2.91%) Cloud Computing
3 9 (2.62%) SaaS
4 8 (2.33%) Rackspace Cloud
5 7 (2.03%) Amazon EC2
6 4 (1.16%) Microsoft Azure
6 4 (1.16%) GitHub
7 2 (0.58%) Amazon S3
7 2 (0.58%) Route 53
Communications & Networking
1 20 (5.81%) Internet
2 16 (4.65%) HTTP
3 4 (1.16%) TCP/IP
4 1 (0.29%) Intranet
4 1 (0.29%) DNS
4 1 (0.29%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 260 (75.58%) MySQL
2 27 (7.85%) Relational Database
3 26 (7.56%) NoSQL
4 16 (4.65%) MongoDB
5 14 (4.07%) SQL Server
6 9 (2.62%) Amazon DynamoDB
6 9 (2.62%) Redis
7 8 (2.33%) Apache Hive
7 8 (2.33%) Hadoop
7 8 (2.33%) Big Data
8 4 (1.16%) RDBMS
8 4 (1.16%) Hazelcast
9 2 (0.58%) PostgreSQL
9 2 (0.58%) Amazon RDS
10 1 (0.29%) Neo4j
10 1 (0.29%) SQL Server 2008
10 1 (0.29%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 99 (28.78%) Git (software)
2 61 (17.73%) Subversion
3 50 (14.53%) PHPUnit
4 28 (8.14%) Mercurial
5 17 (4.94%) Jenkins
6 14 (4.07%) Selenium
7 9 (2.62%) Redmine
7 9 (2.62%) FogBugz
7 9 (2.62%) Trac
7 9 (2.62%) Cucumber
8 8 (2.33%) JIRA
9 7 (2.03%) JUnit
9 7 (2.03%) Maven
10 6 (1.74%) Behat
11 5 (1.45%) Appcelerator Titanium
12 3 (0.87%) Sublime Text
13 2 (0.58%) Oracle Forms
13 2 (0.58%) Bazaar
13 2 (0.58%) Grunt
13 2 (0.58%) PhpStorm
General
1 26 (7.56%) Finance
2 24 (6.98%) Marketing
3 11 (3.20%) Telecoms
4 7 (2.03%) Electronics
4 7 (2.03%) Manufacturing
4 7 (2.03%) Advertising
4 7 (2.03%) Games
5 6 (1.74%) Music Industry
6 5 (1.45%) Banking
6 5 (1.45%) Retail
6 5 (1.45%) Publishing
7 3 (0.87%) Back Office
8 1 (0.29%) Billing
Job Titles
1 322 (93.60%) Developer
2 257 (74.71%) PHP Developer
3 52 (15.12%) Web Developer
4 32 (9.30%) PHP Web Developer
5 30 (8.72%) Senior Developer
6 26 (7.56%) PHP MySQL Developer
7 22 (6.40%) Senior PHP Developer
8 21 (6.10%) PHP Symfony Developer
9 17 (4.94%) Applications Developer
10 16 (4.65%) Software Engineer
11 14 (4.07%) PHP Zend Developer
12 10 (2.91%) Java Developer
12 10 (2.91%) Web Applications Developer
12 10 (2.91%) Lead Developer
13 9 (2.62%) Lead PHP Developer
13 9 (2.62%) LAMP Developer
13 9 (2.62%) Architect
14 8 (2.33%) Front-End Developer
14 8 (2.33%) Drupal Developer
14 8 (2.33%) Magento Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 205 (59.59%) HTML
2 198 (57.56%) CSS
3 142 (41.28%) jQuery
4 94 (27.33%) Symfony
5 83 (24.13%) Web Services
6 74 (21.51%) LAMP
7 67 (19.48%) Zend Framework
8 62 (18.02%) HTML5
9 47 (13.66%) Ajax
10 46 (13.37%) CSS3
11 45 (13.08%) RESTful
12 38 (11.05%) XML
13 36 (10.47%) Laravel
14 28 (8.14%) REST
15 27 (7.85%) CodeIgniter
15 27 (7.85%) JSON
15 27 (7.85%) XHTML
15 27 (7.85%) SOAP
16 26 (7.56%) Spring
17 19 (5.52%) CakePHP
Miscellaneous
1 24 (6.98%) Computer Science
2 15 (4.36%) Open Source
3 10 (2.91%) Digital Media
4 7 (2.03%) DTV
5 6 (1.74%) Social Media
6 4 (1.16%) W3C
7 3 (0.87%) SCORM
7 3 (0.87%) E-Learning
8 2 (0.58%) Web 2.0
8 2 (0.58%) Blog
9 1 (0.29%) Mobile App
9 1 (0.29%) Social Network
9 1 (0.29%) Wiki
9 1 (0.29%) Animation
9 1 (0.29%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 75 (21.80%) Linux
2 30 (8.72%) Apple iOS
3 25 (7.27%) UNIX
4 23 (6.69%) Android
5 12 (3.49%) Windows
5 12 (3.49%) CentOS
6 11 (3.20%) Fedora
7 6 (1.74%) Debian
7 6 (1.74%) Ubuntu
7 6 (1.74%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 5 (1.45%) Windows Server 2008
8 5 (1.45%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 197 (57.27%) OO
2 143 (41.57%) MVC
3 115 (33.43%) Agile Software Development
4 102 (29.65%) OOP
5 99 (28.78%) OO PHP
6 86 (25.00%) TDD
7 56 (16.28%) Web Development
8 55 (15.99%) E-Commerce
9 39 (11.34%) BDD
9 39 (11.34%) Software Engineering
10 38 (11.05%) Scrum
11 32 (9.30%) Unit Testing
12 30 (8.72%) Continuous Integration
13 18 (5.23%) iOS Development
14 17 (4.94%) Project Management
15 11 (3.20%) Responsive Web Design
16 10 (2.91%) Android Development
17 9 (2.62%) Analytics
17 9 (2.62%) Performance Testing
17 9 (2.62%) Digital Marketing
Programming Languages
1 344 (100.00%) PHP
2 195 (56.69%) JavaScript
3 52 (15.12%) Java
4 50 (14.53%) SQL
5 32 (9.30%) Ruby
6 29 (8.43%) Python
7 22 (6.40%) C#
8 19 (5.52%) C++
9 14 (4.07%) PHP4
10 10 (2.91%) Shell Script
10 10 (2.91%) Bash Shell
11 9 (2.62%) Perl
12 8 (2.33%) C
13 6 (1.74%) ActionScript
14 4 (1.16%) Golang
15 3 (0.87%) Scala
15 3 (0.87%) Objective-C
16 2 (0.58%) T-SQL
17 1 (0.29%) VB
Qualifications
1 36 (10.47%) Degree
2 5 (1.45%) SC Cleared
2 5 (1.45%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (1.45%) ISO 9001
2 4 (1.16%) QA
3 1 (0.29%) WAI
System Software
1 2 (0.58%) Varnish
Systems Management
1 6 (1.74%) Vagrant
2 2 (0.58%) Nagios
3 1 (0.29%) Puppet
3 1 (0.29%) Capistrano
Vendors
1 146 (42.44%) Zend
2 15 (4.36%) Red Hat
3 14 (4.07%) Salesforce.com
4 13 (3.78%) Facebook
5 12 (3.49%) Oracle
5 12 (3.49%) Twitter
6 10 (2.91%) Microsoft
6 10 (2.91%) Rackspace
7 7 (2.03%) Google
7 7 (2.03%) SAP
8 2 (0.58%) Perforce
8 2 (0.58%) Sony
8 2 (0.58%) Sybase
8 2 (0.58%) Adobe
8 2 (0.58%) Siebel
8 2 (0.58%) Akamai
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