The first table below looks at the demand 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 11 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Programming Languages category for the England region.

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
11 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
PHP 5
Rank 423 421 365
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -56
Contract jobs citing PHP5 127 118 191
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.27% 0.26% 0.37%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.71% 0.67% 1.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 95 92 125
Average daily rate
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£325 £313 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.00% +4.16%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £238 £238 £216
10% offered a daily rate of more than £463 £425 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £320 £275 £275
% change year-on-year
+16.36% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £32.50
Programming Languages Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
17842 17624 18950
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 37.44% 38.68% 36.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 11673 11092 11570
Average daily rate £400 £400 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £563 £575 £570
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 375 549 714
Average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £35.00
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.25 £17.50 £18.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £50.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £35.00
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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 11 July 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 11 July 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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statistics and historical trends)
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 -28 55 £325 - 51
South West -3 23 £375 +36.36% 7
South East -6 15 £238 -13.71% 21
Yorkshire +1 9 £315 +32.63% 7
North West -7 8 £300 - 15
East Midlands +2 5 £275 -18.51% 6
West Midlands -9 5 £300 +25.00% 5
North East - 4 £250 - 1
East of England -14 3 £213 -15.00% 5
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PHP5
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 11 July 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.

1 304 (100.00%) PHP
2 236 (77.63%) MySQL
3 197 (64.80%) HTML
4 190 (62.50%) CSS
5 189 (62.17%) JavaScript
6 159 (52.30%) OO
7 143 (47.04%) jQuery
8 124 (40.79%) Zend
9 110 (36.18%) Agile Software Development
10 101 (33.22%) MVC
11 95 (31.25%) OOP
12 73 (24.01%) Linux
12 73 (24.01%) Symfony
13 72 (23.68%) LAMP
14 70 (23.03%) Apache
15 68 (22.37%) OO PHP
16 65 (21.38%) TDD
17 64 (21.05%) Zend Framework
18 63 (20.72%) Ajax
18 63 (20.72%) Git (software)
19 61 (20.07%) Web Services
20 60 (19.74%) Web Development
21 49 (16.12%) HTML5
22 46 (15.13%) E-Commerce
23 42 (13.82%) Subversion
23 42 (13.82%) Apple iOS
24 38 (12.50%) PHPUnit
24 38 (12.50%) Scrum
25 36 (11.84%) Software Engineering
26 35 (11.51%) XML

PHP5
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 11 July 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 70 (23.03%) Apache
2 31 (10.20%) WordPress
3 21 (6.91%) CMS
4 20 (6.58%) Drupal
5 10 (3.29%) Node.js
6 8 (2.63%) nginx
7 7 (2.30%) Tomcat
8 5 (1.64%) SugarCRM
8 5 (1.64%) Joomla!
8 5 (1.64%) Moodle
9 3 (0.99%) Apache Solr
10 1 (0.33%) ExpressionEngine
10 1 (0.33%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 6 (1.97%) Photoshop
2 3 (0.99%) Adobe Illustrator
Business Applications
1 21 (6.91%) Magento
2 6 (1.97%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 3 (0.99%) Shopify
Cloud Services
1 17 (5.59%) Amazon AWS
2 7 (2.30%) SaaS
2 7 (2.30%) Rackspace Cloud
3 6 (1.97%) Amazon EC2
4 5 (1.64%) Cloud Computing
5 4 (1.32%) GitHub
6 2 (0.66%) Amazon S3
6 2 (0.66%) Route 53
Communications & Networking
1 15 (4.93%) Internet
2 11 (3.62%) HTTP
3 3 (0.99%) TCP/IP
4 1 (0.33%) DNS
4 1 (0.33%) Intranet
4 1 (0.33%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 236 (77.63%) MySQL
2 21 (6.91%) NoSQL
3 14 (4.61%) Relational Database
4 9 (2.96%) MongoDB
5 8 (2.63%) Big Data
6 6 (1.97%) Hadoop
6 6 (1.97%) Apache Hive
7 5 (1.64%) SQL Server
8 4 (1.32%) RDBMS
9 3 (0.99%) Redis
9 3 (0.99%) Neo4j
9 3 (0.99%) Hazelcast
10 2 (0.66%) Amazon DynamoDB
10 2 (0.66%) Amazon RDS
10 2 (0.66%) PostgreSQL
11 1 (0.33%) SQL Server 2008
11 1 (0.33%) MariaDB
Development Applications
1 63 (20.72%) Git (software)
2 42 (13.82%) Subversion
3 38 (12.50%) PHPUnit
4 12 (3.95%) Jenkins
5 11 (3.62%) Selenium
6 7 (2.30%) FitNesse
7 6 (1.97%) Mercurial
8 5 (1.64%) Appcelerator Titanium
8 5 (1.64%) Redmine
8 5 (1.64%) Behat
8 5 (1.64%) FogBugz
8 5 (1.64%) Trac
9 4 (1.32%) Eclipse
10 3 (0.99%) Dreamweaver
10 3 (0.99%) Sublime Text
10 3 (0.99%) Bitbucket
11 2 (0.66%) PhpStorm
11 2 (0.66%) Oracle Forms
11 2 (0.66%) Cucumber
11 2 (0.66%) Grunt
General
1 18 (5.92%) Finance
2 17 (5.59%) Marketing
3 16 (5.26%) Telecoms
4 6 (1.97%) Electronics
4 6 (1.97%) Manufacturing
4 6 (1.97%) Advertising
4 6 (1.97%) Music Industry
5 5 (1.64%) Banking
5 5 (1.64%) Back Office
6 4 (1.32%) Retail
7 3 (0.99%) Publishing
8 2 (0.66%) Games
9 1 (0.33%) Front Office
9 1 (0.33%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 280 (92.11%) Developer
2 225 (74.01%) PHP Developer
3 48 (15.79%) Web Developer
4 32 (10.53%) PHP Web Developer
5 24 (7.89%) Senior Developer
6 21 (6.91%) Senior PHP Developer
6 21 (6.91%) PHP MySQL Developer
6 21 (6.91%) PHP Symfony Developer
7 19 (6.25%) LAMP Developer
8 18 (5.92%) Software Engineer
9 12 (3.95%) PHP Zend Developer
10 9 (2.96%) Architect
10 9 (2.96%) Senior Software Engineer
10 9 (2.96%) Drupal Developer
11 8 (2.63%) Lead Developer
11 8 (2.63%) PHP LAMP Developer
11 8 (2.63%) Magento Developer
12 7 (2.30%) Java Developer
12 7 (2.30%) Applications Developer
12 7 (2.30%) Lead PHP Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 197 (64.80%) HTML
2 190 (62.50%) CSS
3 143 (47.04%) jQuery
4 73 (24.01%) Symfony
5 72 (23.68%) LAMP
6 64 (21.05%) Zend Framework
7 63 (20.72%) Ajax
8 61 (20.07%) Web Services
9 49 (16.12%) HTML5
10 35 (11.51%) XML
11 32 (10.53%) XHTML
11 32 (10.53%) CSS3
12 24 (7.89%) JSON
13 19 (6.25%) RESTful
14 18 (5.92%) AngularJS
14 18 (5.92%) REST
15 17 (5.59%) Laravel
15 17 (5.59%) SOAP
16 16 (5.26%) CakePHP
17 14 (4.61%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 18 (5.92%) Open Source
2 13 (4.28%) Digital Media
3 10 (3.29%) Computer Science
4 6 (1.97%) DTV
5 4 (1.32%) Social Media
6 3 (0.99%) W3C
6 3 (0.99%) Blackberry
7 2 (0.66%) Blog
8 1 (0.33%) Social Network
8 1 (0.33%) iPhone
8 1 (0.33%) Wiki
8 1 (0.33%) Web 2.0
8 1 (0.33%) Animation
8 1 (0.33%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 73 (24.01%) Linux
2 42 (13.82%) Apple iOS
3 31 (10.20%) Android
4 16 (5.26%) UNIX
4 16 (5.26%) Ubuntu
4 16 (5.26%) CentOS
5 10 (3.29%) Fedora
6 7 (2.30%) Windows
7 2 (0.66%) Debian
8 1 (0.33%) Windows Server 2008
8 1 (0.33%) Windows Server 2003
8 1 (0.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 159 (52.30%) OO
2 110 (36.18%) Agile Software Development
3 101 (33.22%) MVC
4 95 (31.25%) OOP
5 68 (22.37%) OO PHP
6 65 (21.38%) TDD
7 60 (19.74%) Web Development
8 46 (15.13%) E-Commerce
9 38 (12.50%) Scrum
10 36 (11.84%) Software Engineering
11 28 (9.21%) iOS Development
12 25 (8.22%) BDD
13 18 (5.92%) Unit Testing
14 16 (5.26%) Android Development
15 15 (4.93%) Continuous Integration
16 13 (4.28%) Refactoring
17 12 (3.95%) Automated Testing
17 12 (3.95%) Time Management
17 12 (3.95%) Analytics
18 11 (3.62%) Responsive Web Design
Programming Languages
1 304 (100.00%) PHP
2 189 (62.17%) JavaScript
3 35 (11.51%) SQL
4 33 (10.86%) Java
5 31 (10.20%) Ruby
6 28 (9.21%) Python
7 15 (4.93%) PHP4
7 15 (4.93%) C++
8 11 (3.62%) Bash Shell
9 10 (3.29%) Perl
10 9 (2.96%) C#
11 7 (2.30%) C
12 6 (1.97%) Shell Script
13 5 (1.64%) ActionScript
14 3 (0.99%) Golang
14 3 (0.99%) Objective-C
15 2 (0.66%) Scala
16 1 (0.33%) VB
Qualifications
1 18 (5.92%) Degree
2 3 (0.99%) SC Cleared
2 3 (0.99%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (1.64%) ISO 9001
2 2 (0.66%) QA
3 1 (0.33%) WAI
System Software
1 1 (0.33%) Varnish
Systems Management
1 12 (3.95%) Nagios
2 9 (2.96%) Vagrant
3 3 (0.99%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (0.33%) Capistrano
4 1 (0.33%) Puppet
Vendors
1 124 (40.79%) Zend
2 14 (4.61%) Oracle
3 10 (3.29%) Red Hat
3 10 (3.29%) Rackspace
4 9 (2.96%) Twitter
5 8 (2.63%) Facebook
5 8 (2.63%) Salesforce.com
6 7 (2.30%) Google
7 6 (1.97%) Sony
7 6 (1.97%) SAP
8 5 (1.64%) Microsoft
8 5 (1.64%) Adobe
9 3 (0.99%) Yahoo!
10 2 (0.66%) Siebel
10 2 (0.66%) Sybase
10 2 (0.66%) Perforce
11 1 (0.33%) Akamai
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Posted: 2 days ago
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Rate: On Application
Posted: 3 days ago
London
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Rate: £300 - £325 Per Day
Posted: 3 days ago
West London
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Rate: From £300 to £350 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
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Rate: From £300 to £350 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
London
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Rate: From £250 to £300 per day - dependent on experience
Posted: 5 days ago
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Rate: Competitive Daily Rate
Posted: 6 days ago
West London
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Rate: Competitive Daily Rate
Posted: 6 days ago
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Rate: competitive
Posted: 10 days ago
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Rate: £280 - £320 per day + Negotiable
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Posted: 19 days ago