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 25 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
25 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
PHP 5
Rank 590 571 521
Rank change year-on-year
-19 -50
Contract jobs citing PHP 5 36 40 60
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.073% 0.081% 0.12%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.19% 0.21% 0.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 32 31 44
Median daily rate £345 £350 £331
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.42% +5.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £300 £287
10% offered a daily rate of more than £448 £400 £384
UK excluding London median daily rate £323 £325 £331
% change year-on-year
-0.76% -1.88%
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
19090 18618 17999
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 38.75% 37.82% 37.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 13318 12519 12051
Median daily rate £425 £400 £380
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +5.26%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 423 388 432
Median hourly rate £38.00 £36.50 £35.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+4.10% +2.81%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £19.00 £17.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £47.50 £50.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £36.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year
+4.16% -

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 25 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 25 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
London -11 11 £388 +4.72% 7
North West -5 7 £291 -3.16% 4
East Midlands +16 4 £238 -26.92% 2
Yorkshire +4 4 £400 +23.07% 1
South West -5 4 £298 -20.66% 2
West Midlands -10 3 £350 +1.44% 1
South East -11 3 £425 +44.06% 10
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PHP 5
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 25 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 84 (100.00%) PHP
2 60 (71.43%) MySQL
3 51 (60.71%) JavaScript
4 42 (50.00%) CSS
5 40 (47.62%) HTML
6 38 (45.24%) Linux
6 38 (45.24%) Git (software)
7 35 (41.67%) jQuery
7 35 (41.67%) Zend
8 33 (39.29%) OO
9 28 (33.33%) PHPUnit
10 26 (30.95%) SQL
10 26 (30.95%) MVC
11 23 (27.38%) TDD
12 22 (26.19%) Agile Software Development
13 21 (25.00%) Subversion
14 20 (23.81%) Jenkins
15 19 (22.62%) Symfony
15 19 (22.62%) Apache
16 18 (21.43%) Web Development
16 18 (21.43%) HTML5
17 17 (20.24%) RESTful
18 16 (19.05%) LAMP
18 16 (19.05%) AngularJS
18 16 (19.05%) CSS3
19 14 (16.67%) Laravel
19 14 (16.67%) OO PHP
20 13 (15.48%) OOP
21 11 (13.10%) XML
21 11 (13.10%) CMS

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 (22.62%) Apache
2 11 (13.10%) CMS
3 7 (8.33%) Drupal
4 6 (7.14%) WordPress
5 1 (1.19%) Apache Solr
Business Applications
1 8 (9.52%) Magento
2 1 (1.19%) BigMachines
2 1 (1.19%) Eloqua
2 1 (1.19%) Payment Gateway
Cloud Services
1 3 (3.57%) SaaS
2 1 (1.19%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (1.19%) GitHub
2 1 (1.19%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 2 (2.38%) Internet
1 2 (2.38%) Network Security
2 1 (1.19%) Asterisk PBX
2 1 (1.19%) OpenVPN
2 1 (1.19%) VoIP
2 1 (1.19%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 60 (71.43%) MySQL
2 7 (8.33%) SQL Server
3 5 (5.95%) PostgreSQL
4 1 (1.19%) FileMaker
4 1 (1.19%) MariaDB
4 1 (1.19%) MarkLogic
4 1 (1.19%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 38 (45.24%) Git (software)
2 28 (33.33%) PHPUnit
3 21 (25.00%) Subversion
4 20 (23.81%) Jenkins
5 7 (8.33%) Jasmine
5 7 (8.33%) Vagrant
6 6 (7.14%) Eclipse
6 6 (7.14%) Hudson
6 6 (7.14%) Maven
7 5 (5.95%) Mercurial
7 5 (5.95%) PhpStorm
8 4 (4.76%) Cucumber
8 4 (4.76%) Mocha
8 4 (4.76%) NetBeans
9 3 (3.57%) Zend Studio
10 2 (2.38%) gulp
10 2 (2.38%) JIRA
11 1 (1.19%) Grunt
11 1 (1.19%) Oracle APEX
General
1 7 (8.33%) Finance
2 4 (4.76%) Retail
3 2 (2.38%) Telecoms
4 1 (1.19%) Billing
4 1 (1.19%) Manufacturing
4 1 (1.19%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 80 (95.24%) Developer
2 70 (83.33%) PHP Developer
3 9 (10.71%) Linux Developer
4 8 (9.52%) LAMP Developer
4 8 (9.52%) PHP Symfony Developer
4 8 (9.52%) Symfony Developer
4 8 (9.52%) Web Developer
5 7 (8.33%) MySQL Developer
5 7 (8.33%) PHP LAMP Developer
5 7 (8.33%) PHP MySQL Developer
5 7 (8.33%) SQL Developer
6 6 (7.14%) Drupal Developer
7 5 (5.95%) JavaScript Developer
7 5 (5.95%) Magento Developer
7 5 (5.95%) PHP Magento Developer
7 5 (5.95%) Python Developer
7 5 (5.95%) Senior Developer
8 4 (4.76%) PHP Web Developer
8 4 (4.76%) PHP Zend Developer
8 4 (4.76%) Senior PHP Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 42 (50.00%) CSS
2 40 (47.62%) HTML
3 35 (41.67%) jQuery
4 19 (22.62%) Symfony
5 18 (21.43%) HTML5
6 17 (20.24%) RESTful
7 16 (19.05%) AngularJS
7 16 (19.05%) CSS3
7 16 (19.05%) LAMP
8 14 (16.67%) Laravel
9 11 (13.10%) Doctrine
9 11 (13.10%) XML
10 10 (11.90%) Ajax
10 10 (11.90%) Web Services
11 8 (9.52%) JSON
11 8 (9.52%) SOAP
11 8 (9.52%) Twitter Bootstrap
11 8 (9.52%) Zend Framework
12 7 (8.33%) LESS
12 7 (8.33%) React
Miscellaneous
1 7 (8.33%) W3C
2 3 (3.57%) Digital Media
2 3 (3.57%) Enterprise Software
2 3 (3.57%) Smartphone
3 2 (2.38%) Fintech
3 2 (2.38%) iPad
3 2 (2.38%) NHS
3 2 (2.38%) Video on Demand
4 1 (1.19%) Algorithms
4 1 (1.19%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 38 (45.24%) Linux
2 7 (8.33%) Unix
3 2 (2.38%) Debian
4 1 (1.19%) Android
4 1 (1.19%) Apple iOS
4 1 (1.19%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (1.19%) Windows
4 1 (1.19%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (1.19%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 33 (39.29%) OO
2 26 (30.95%) MVC
3 23 (27.38%) TDD
4 22 (26.19%) Agile Software Development
5 18 (21.43%) Web Development
6 14 (16.67%) OO PHP
7 13 (15.48%) OOP
8 8 (9.52%) Cross-Browser Compatibility
9 7 (8.33%) Scrum
9 7 (8.33%) Software Architecture
9 7 (8.33%) Unit Testing
10 6 (7.14%) BDD
10 6 (7.14%) Pair Programming
10 6 (7.14%) Refactoring
11 5 (5.95%) E-Commerce
11 5 (5.95%) Software Engineering
12 4 (4.76%) Continuous Integration
12 4 (4.76%) ERP
13 3 (3.57%) Performance Optimisation
13 3 (3.57%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 84 (100.00%) PHP
2 51 (60.71%) JavaScript
3 26 (30.95%) SQL
4 7 (8.33%) Python
5 6 (7.14%) Bash Shell
6 5 (5.95%) Java
7 4 (4.76%) C#
7 4 (4.76%) PHP 4
8 3 (3.57%) Ruby
9 2 (2.38%) VB
9 2 (2.38%) VBA
10 1 (1.19%) Apex Code
10 1 (1.19%) PHP 7
10 1 (1.19%) XQuery
Qualifications
1 1 (1.19%) Degree
System Software
1 1 (1.19%) Docker
1 1 (1.19%) Firmware
1 1 (1.19%) Kamailio
1 1 (1.19%) KVM
1 1 (1.19%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 7 (8.33%) Puppet
2 1 (1.19%) Ansible
2 1 (1.19%) OSSEC
Vendors
1 35 (41.67%) Zend
2 2 (2.38%) AppDynamics
2 2 (2.38%) SAP
3 1 (1.19%) Cisco
3 1 (1.19%) Infobright
3 1 (1.19%) Microsoft
3 1 (1.19%) Oracle
3 1 (1.19%) Red Hat
3 1 (1.19%) Salesforce.com
3 1 (1.19%) Siebel
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