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 1 September 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
1 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
PHP 5
Rank 540 408 482
Rank change year-on-year
-132 +74
Contract jobs citing PHP5 60 185 90
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.11% 0.36% 0.19%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.29% 0.97% 0.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 38 131 64
Average daily rate
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£350 £325 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% +8.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £250 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £425 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £290 £320 £285
% change year-on-year
-9.37% +12.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £40.00 -
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
20781 19153 19022
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 38.57% 37.42% 39.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 14206 12347 12166
Average daily rate £410 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.62% -0.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £270 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 469 392 514
Average hourly rate £38.00 £35.00 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+8.57% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.50 £15.16 £16.72
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.83 £50.00 £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £38.50 £35.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+10.00% +2.94%

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 1 September 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 1 September 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 -81 31 £373 +10.37% 23
South East -32 12 £290 -0.85% 13
East of England +2 6 £200 -43.85%
Yorkshire -29 6 £325 +4.00% 10
East Midlands -15 1 £325 +18.18% 7
North West -24 1 - - 12
South West -27 1 £350 -6.66% 2
North East -30 1 £225 -10.00% 5
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PHP5
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 1 September 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.

1 148 (100.00%) PHP
2 104 (70.27%) MySQL
3 74 (50.00%) OO
4 70 (47.30%) HTML
5 67 (45.27%) JavaScript
5 67 (45.27%) Agile Software Development
6 66 (44.59%) Symfony
7 65 (43.92%) CSS
8 63 (42.57%) MVC
9 58 (39.19%) Linux
10 56 (37.84%) jQuery
11 46 (31.08%) Git (software)
12 41 (27.70%) OOP
13 40 (27.03%) Zend
14 39 (26.35%) Scrum
15 38 (25.68%) Apache
15 38 (25.68%) HTML5
16 36 (24.32%) SQL
16 36 (24.32%) Subversion
17 31 (20.95%) LAMP
17 31 (20.95%) PostgreSQL
17 31 (20.95%) Continuous Integration
18 30 (20.27%) OO PHP
19 29 (19.59%) Web Services
20 28 (18.92%) TDD
20 28 (18.92%) CSS3
21 27 (18.24%) Finance
22 25 (16.89%) Unit Testing
23 24 (16.22%) Relational Database
24 23 (15.54%) XML

PHP5
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 1 September 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 38 (25.68%) Apache
2 18 (12.16%) CMS
3 15 (10.14%) Drupal
4 11 (7.43%) nginx
5 9 (6.08%) WordPress
6 4 (2.70%) Joomla!
7 3 (2.03%) Moodle
8 2 (1.35%) Node.js
8 2 (1.35%) Umbraco
9 1 (0.68%) SugarCRM
9 1 (0.68%) SharePoint
9 1 (0.68%) ColdFusion
9 1 (0.68%) ExpressionEngine
9 1 (0.68%) Jadu
9 1 (0.68%) Apache Solr
Applications
1 11 (7.43%) Photoshop
2 9 (6.08%) Adobe Illustrator
3 1 (0.68%) Fireworks
Business Applications
1 21 (14.19%) Magento
2 3 (2.03%) osCommerce
2 3 (2.03%) Shopify
3 1 (0.68%) Oracle BPM
3 1 (0.68%) Summit
3 1 (0.68%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 4 (2.70%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (2.03%) SaaS
3 2 (1.35%) PaaS
3 2 (1.35%) Amazon EC2
3 2 (1.35%) IaaS
4 1 (0.68%) Google Analytics
4 1 (0.68%) Heroku
4 1 (0.68%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 10 (6.76%) Internet
2 3 (2.03%) SSL
3 2 (1.35%) HTTP
4 1 (0.68%) VPN
4 1 (0.68%) DNS
4 1 (0.68%) HTTPS
4 1 (0.68%) Intranet
4 1 (0.68%) Extranet
4 1 (0.68%) 4G
Database & Business Intelligence
1 104 (70.27%) MySQL
2 31 (20.95%) PostgreSQL
3 24 (16.22%) Relational Database
4 9 (6.08%) MongoDB
4 9 (6.08%) NoSQL
5 5 (3.38%) Redis
5 5 (3.38%) CouchDB
6 4 (2.70%) SQL Server
7 2 (1.35%) Couchbase
8 1 (0.68%) RDBMS
8 1 (0.68%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 46 (31.08%) Git (software)
2 36 (24.32%) Subversion
3 16 (10.81%) Mercurial
4 15 (10.14%) PHPUnit
5 14 (9.46%) Jenkins
6 11 (7.43%) FogBugz
6 11 (7.43%) Trac
6 11 (7.43%) Redmine
7 8 (5.41%) gulp
8 7 (4.73%) Grunt
9 5 (3.38%) NetBeans
10 4 (2.70%) PhpStorm
10 4 (2.70%) Bower
11 2 (1.35%) Eclipse
11 2 (1.35%) Selenium
12 1 (0.68%) Xcode
12 1 (0.68%) Ant
12 1 (0.68%) Jasmine
12 1 (0.68%) Phing
12 1 (0.68%) JIRA
General
1 27 (18.24%) Finance
2 6 (4.05%) Marketing
3 5 (3.38%) Retail
4 1 (0.68%) Manufacturing
4 1 (0.68%) Banking
4 1 (0.68%) Electronics
4 1 (0.68%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 130 (87.84%) Developer
2 96 (64.86%) PHP Developer
3 18 (12.16%) PHP MySQL Developer
4 14 (9.46%) Senior Developer
5 12 (8.11%) Web Developer
6 11 (7.43%) Senior PHP Developer
7 10 (6.76%) PHP Symfony Developer
7 10 (6.76%) Magento Developer
8 8 (5.41%) Software Engineer
9 7 (4.73%) Drupal Developer
10 4 (2.70%) Front-End Developer
10 4 (2.70%) PHP LAMP Developer
10 4 (2.70%) Senior Software Engineer
10 4 (2.70%) Full Stack Developer
11 3 (2.03%) Applications Developer
11 3 (2.03%) DevOps Engineer
11 3 (2.03%) OO PHP Developer
12 2 (1.35%) Senior DevOps Engineer
12 2 (1.35%) .NET Developer
12 2 (1.35%) PHP Zend Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 70 (47.30%) HTML
2 66 (44.59%) Symfony
3 65 (43.92%) CSS
4 56 (37.84%) jQuery
5 38 (25.68%) HTML5
6 31 (20.95%) LAMP
7 29 (19.59%) Web Services
8 28 (18.92%) CSS3
9 23 (15.54%) XML
10 22 (14.86%) Laravel
11 17 (11.49%) REST
12 16 (10.81%) Ajax
13 15 (10.14%) JSON
14 12 (8.11%) RESTful
15 11 (7.43%) SOAP
16 9 (6.08%) CodeIgniter
16 9 (6.08%) Yii
16 9 (6.08%) Memcached
16 9 (6.08%) Twitter Bootstrap
17 8 (5.41%) XHTML
Miscellaneous
1 8 (5.41%) Computer Science
2 3 (2.03%) Digital Media
2 3 (2.03%) User Experience
2 3 (2.03%) Clustering
3 2 (1.35%) W3C
3 2 (1.35%) Mobile App
3 2 (1.35%) Enterprise Software
3 2 (1.35%) Learning Management System
3 2 (1.35%) Replication
4 1 (0.68%) Social Media
4 1 (0.68%) iPad
4 1 (0.68%) iPhone
4 1 (0.68%) BYOD
4 1 (0.68%) Blackberry
4 1 (0.68%) DTV
4 1 (0.68%) Management Information System
4 1 (0.68%) E-Learning
4 1 (0.68%) Informatics
4 1 (0.68%) Cybernetics
Operating Systems
1 58 (39.19%) Linux
2 3 (2.03%) Android
2 3 (2.03%) UNIX
3 2 (1.35%) Windows
3 2 (1.35%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 2 (1.35%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 74 (50.00%) OO
2 67 (45.27%) Agile Software Development
3 63 (42.57%) MVC
4 41 (27.70%) OOP
5 39 (26.35%) Scrum
6 31 (20.95%) Continuous Integration
7 30 (20.27%) OO PHP
8 28 (18.92%) TDD
9 25 (16.89%) Unit Testing
10 22 (14.86%) Mentoring
11 21 (14.19%) Software Engineering
12 20 (13.51%) E-Commerce
13 14 (9.46%) Web Development
13 14 (9.46%) Open Source
14 12 (8.11%) BDD
14 12 (8.11%) Coaching
14 12 (8.11%) Project Management
15 10 (6.76%) Waterfall
16 9 (6.08%) Kanban
17 5 (3.38%) Release Management
Programming Languages
1 148 (100.00%) PHP
2 67 (45.27%) JavaScript
3 36 (24.32%) SQL
4 12 (8.11%) Shell Script
5 10 (6.76%) Java
6 6 (4.05%) C#
6 6 (4.05%) Python
6 6 (4.05%) Ruby
7 4 (2.70%) C++
7 4 (2.70%) Perl
8 2 (1.35%) C
8 2 (1.35%) PHP4
9 1 (0.68%) Apple Swift
9 1 (0.68%) Smalltalk
9 1 (0.68%) Objective-C
9 1 (0.68%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 7 (4.73%) Degree
2 2 (1.35%) SC Cleared
2 2 (1.35%) Security Cleared
3 1 (0.68%) IBM Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (0.68%) SLA
1 1 (0.68%) WAI
Systems Management
1 8 (5.41%) Puppet
1 8 (5.41%) Opscode Chef
2 5 (3.38%) Ansible
3 2 (1.35%) Vagrant
Vendors
1 40 (27.03%) Zend
2 11 (7.43%) Salesforce.com
3 5 (3.38%) Adobe
4 2 (1.35%) SAP
4 2 (1.35%) Twitter
5 1 (0.68%) Oracle
5 1 (0.68%) IBM
5 1 (0.68%) Red Hat
5 1 (0.68%) Google
5 1 (0.68%) Facebook
London
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: Competitive Rates
Posted: 4 days ago
Leicester, Leicestershire
Greywood Associates Limited
Rate: £325 - £350 per day + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Harrogate, North Yorkshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Rate: Unspecified Market Rates - 3 Month contract initially
Posted: 4 days ago
Central London / West End
Oliver Bernard
Rate: Up to £400 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
East London
Oliver Bernard
Rate: Up to £450 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Central London / West End
Oliver Bernard
Rate: From £350 to £450 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
East Riding
Searchability
Posted: 6 days ago