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 January 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 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
PHP 5
Rank 446 426 377
Rank change year-on-year
-20 -49
Contract jobs citing PHP5 111 113 139
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.24% 0.26% 0.34%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.63% 0.68% 0.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 90 92 95
Average daily rate
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£325 £300 £313
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.33% -4.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £201 £238 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £402 £375 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £321 £300 £300
% change year-on-year
+7.08% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £22.35 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.35 £32.50 -
% change year-on-year
-31.23% -
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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
17638 16517 15639
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 37.98% 37.55% 38.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 11904 10560 9767
Average daily rate £400 £385 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 392 460 661
Average hourly rate £35.00 £34.00 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.94% -2.85%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.50 £15.18 £16.72
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £44.15 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.50 £33.53 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+5.89% -4.21%

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 January 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 January 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 -12 41 £350 +6.06% 24
South West -27 21 £375 +29.31% 13
South East -2 17 £275 +22.22% 15
East of England +1 12 £225 -30.76% 4
Yorkshire -1 8 £363 - 9
West Midlands +5 6 £225 -25.00%
North West - 6 £259 - 17
East Midlands - - - - 5
North East - - - - 1
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PHP5
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 30 January 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.

1 262 (100.00%) PHP
2 178 (67.94%) MySQL
3 168 (64.12%) JavaScript
4 147 (56.11%) HTML
5 146 (55.73%) CSS
6 119 (45.42%) OO
7 117 (44.66%) MVC
8 103 (39.31%) jQuery
9 97 (37.02%) Git (software)
10 94 (35.88%) Agile Software Development
11 93 (35.50%) Symfony
12 86 (32.82%) OOP
13 82 (31.30%) Zend
14 80 (30.53%) LAMP
15 71 (27.10%) Apache
16 67 (25.57%) HTML5
17 65 (24.81%) Web Services
18 63 (24.05%) TDD
19 62 (23.66%) Linux
20 58 (22.14%) SQL
21 53 (20.23%) Drupal
22 52 (19.85%) Laravel
22 52 (19.85%) OO PHP
23 49 (18.70%) Subversion
24 46 (17.56%) XML
25 42 (16.03%) CSS3
26 40 (15.27%) Unit Testing
27 39 (14.89%) Ajax
28 38 (14.50%) RESTful
29 36 (13.74%) PHPUnit

PHP5
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 71 (27.10%) Apache
2 53 (20.23%) Drupal
3 32 (12.21%) CMS
4 24 (9.16%) WordPress
5 19 (7.25%) nginx
6 10 (3.82%) Tomcat
7 9 (3.44%) IIS
7 9 (3.44%) Joomla!
8 6 (2.29%) Node.js
8 6 (2.29%) ExpressionEngine
9 4 (1.53%) Apache Solr
10 3 (1.15%) Elasticsearch
11 2 (0.76%) SugarCRM
11 2 (0.76%) SharePoint
12 1 (0.38%) Jadu
12 1 (0.38%) SharePoint 2010
12 1 (0.38%) Confluence
12 1 (0.38%) Facebook Platform
Applications
1 12 (4.58%) MS Excel
2 3 (1.15%) Photoshop
3 1 (0.38%) MS Office
3 1 (0.38%) Adobe Illustrator
Business Applications
1 15 (5.73%) Magento
2 3 (1.15%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 1 (0.38%) WebTrends
3 1 (0.38%) Shopify
Cloud Services
1 14 (5.34%) Amazon EC2
2 13 (4.96%) Amazon AWS
3 8 (3.05%) SaaS
3 8 (3.05%) Cloud Computing
4 6 (2.29%) Microsoft Azure
5 2 (0.76%) Amazon S3
6 1 (0.38%) PaaS
6 1 (0.38%) Rackspace Cloud
6 1 (0.38%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 17 (6.49%) Internet
2 9 (3.44%) Intranet
3 7 (2.67%) HTTP
4 3 (1.15%) TCP/IP
5 1 (0.38%) SSL
5 1 (0.38%) Extranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 178 (67.94%) MySQL
2 21 (8.02%) SQL Server
3 20 (7.63%) Relational Database
4 15 (5.73%) NoSQL
5 14 (5.34%) MongoDB
6 12 (4.58%) Redis
7 11 (4.20%) PostgreSQL
8 9 (3.44%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 5 (1.91%) Amazon DynamoDB
10 4 (1.53%) Hazelcast
11 2 (0.76%) SQL Server 2008
11 2 (0.76%) RDBMS
12 1 (0.38%) Couchbase
12 1 (0.38%) Amazon RDS
Development Applications
1 97 (37.02%) Git (software)
2 49 (18.70%) Subversion
3 36 (13.74%) PHPUnit
4 21 (8.02%) Mercurial
5 20 (7.63%) Jenkins
6 11 (4.20%) Selenium
7 8 (3.05%) JIRA
8 7 (2.67%) Cucumber
9 5 (1.91%) Maven
10 3 (1.15%) JUnit
10 3 (1.15%) Appcelerator Titanium
10 3 (1.15%) Redmine
10 3 (1.15%) Behat
10 3 (1.15%) FogBugz
10 3 (1.15%) Trac
10 3 (1.15%) Xdebug
11 2 (0.76%) CasperJS
11 2 (0.76%) Karma Test Runner
11 2 (0.76%) Jasmine
11 2 (0.76%) Bazaar
General
1 14 (5.34%) Finance
2 8 (3.05%) Marketing
3 6 (2.29%) Retail
4 5 (1.91%) Telecoms
4 5 (1.91%) Games
5 3 (1.15%) Manufacturing
5 3 (1.15%) Electronics
6 2 (0.76%) Publishing
6 2 (0.76%) Banking
7 1 (0.38%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 236 (90.08%) Developer
2 176 (67.18%) PHP Developer
3 42 (16.03%) Senior Developer
4 32 (12.21%) Senior PHP Developer
5 31 (11.83%) Web Developer
6 15 (5.73%) Drupal Developer
6 15 (5.73%) PHP MySQL Developer
6 15 (5.73%) PHP Web Developer
7 10 (3.82%) LAMP Developer
7 10 (3.82%) PHP Symfony Developer
8 9 (3.44%) Architect
8 9 (3.44%) PHP Drupal Developer
9 8 (3.05%) Java Developer
10 6 (2.29%) Applications Developer
11 5 (1.91%) Software Engineer
11 5 (1.91%) Front-End Developer
11 5 (1.91%) Magento Developer
11 5 (1.91%) PHP LAMP Developer
11 5 (1.91%) WordPress Developer
12 4 (1.53%) PHP Zend Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 147 (56.11%) HTML
2 146 (55.73%) CSS
3 103 (39.31%) jQuery
4 93 (35.50%) Symfony
5 80 (30.53%) LAMP
6 67 (25.57%) HTML5
7 65 (24.81%) Web Services
8 52 (19.85%) Laravel
9 46 (17.56%) XML
10 42 (16.03%) CSS3
11 39 (14.89%) Ajax
12 38 (14.50%) RESTful
13 32 (12.21%) Doctrine
13 32 (12.21%) AngularJS
14 30 (11.45%) REST
15 29 (11.07%) SOAP
16 25 (9.54%) CodeIgniter
17 24 (9.16%) JSON
18 18 (6.87%) Spring
19 16 (6.11%) Zend Framework
Miscellaneous
1 18 (6.87%) User Experience
2 17 (6.49%) Computer Science
3 12 (4.58%) Social Media
4 10 (3.82%) Blog
4 10 (3.82%) Analytical Skills
5 9 (3.44%) Taxonomies
6 7 (2.67%) Mobile App
7 6 (2.29%) Open Source
8 5 (1.91%) Digital Media
9 3 (1.15%) W3C
9 3 (1.15%) SCORM
9 3 (1.15%) E-Learning
9 3 (1.15%) DTV
9 3 (1.15%) Inversion of Control
9 3 (1.15%) Data Structures
10 1 (0.38%) Client/Server
10 1 (0.38%) Management Information System
10 1 (0.38%) Derivative
10 1 (0.38%) Data Protection Act
10 1 (0.38%) Social Network
Operating Systems
1 62 (23.66%) Linux
2 17 (6.49%) UNIX
3 15 (5.73%) Windows
4 11 (4.20%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 9 (3.44%) CentOS
6 8 (3.05%) Debian
7 7 (2.67%) Android
7 7 (2.67%) Apple iOS
8 6 (2.29%) Windows Server 2008
8 6 (2.29%) Windows Server 2003
9 5 (1.91%) Fedora
10 2 (0.76%) Windows CE
11 1 (0.38%) Ubuntu
11 1 (0.38%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 119 (45.42%) OO
2 117 (44.66%) MVC
3 94 (35.88%) Agile Software Development
4 86 (32.82%) OOP
5 63 (24.05%) TDD
6 52 (19.85%) OO PHP
7 40 (15.27%) Unit Testing
8 36 (13.74%) E-Commerce
9 35 (13.36%) Continuous Integration
10 32 (12.21%) BDD
11 25 (9.54%) Scrum
11 25 (9.54%) Web Development
12 21 (8.02%) Software Engineering
13 12 (4.58%) Time Management
14 11 (4.20%) Responsive Web Design
15 10 (3.82%) OOD
16 9 (3.44%) Technical Architecture
16 9 (3.44%) Web Application Development
17 7 (2.67%) CRM
17 7 (2.67%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 262 (100.00%) PHP
2 168 (64.12%) JavaScript
3 58 (22.14%) SQL
4 36 (13.74%) Java
5 18 (6.87%) Ruby
6 14 (5.34%) C#
6 14 (5.34%) Python
7 11 (4.20%) Bash Shell
8 9 (3.44%) C++
9 8 (3.05%) Shell Script
10 7 (2.67%) C
10 7 (2.67%) XPath
11 4 (1.53%) PHP4
11 4 (1.53%) Perl
12 2 (0.76%) Objective-C
12 2 (0.76%) ActionScript
13 1 (0.38%) VBA
13 1 (0.38%) T-SQL
13 1 (0.38%) Groovy
13 1 (0.38%) Scala
Qualifications
1 20 (7.63%) Degree
2 2 (0.76%) Security Cleared
3 1 (0.38%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (0.38%) QA
System Software
1 3 (1.15%) Varnish
2 2 (0.76%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 4 (1.53%) Vagrant
1 4 (1.53%) Puppet
2 3 (1.15%) Kibana
3 1 (0.38%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (0.38%) cPanel
Vendors
1 82 (31.30%) Zend
2 17 (6.49%) Microsoft
3 15 (5.73%) Salesforce.com
4 12 (4.58%) Facebook
4 12 (4.58%) Red Hat
5 11 (4.20%) Twitter
6 7 (2.67%) Google
7 6 (2.29%) Oracle
8 3 (1.15%) SAP
8 3 (1.15%) Siebel
8 3 (1.15%) Appcelerator
8 3 (1.15%) Rackspace
9 2 (0.76%) VMware
10 1 (0.38%) Akamai
10 1 (0.38%) SmartFocus
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