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 29 June 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
29 Jun 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
PHP 5
Rank 506 458 423
Rank change year-on-year
-48 -35
Contract jobs citing PHP5 92 111 115
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.18% 0.23% 0.26%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.47% 0.60% 0.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 67 86 89
Average daily rate
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£329 £325 £315
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.15% +3.17%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £238 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £450 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £315 £278
% change year-on-year
-4.76% +13.51%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
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
19606 18451 16772
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 38.51% 37.84% 38.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 13339 12173 10528
Average daily rate £400 £390 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.56% -2.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £265 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 396 401 554
Average hourly rate £37.00 £35.00 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.71% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.03 £17.00 £17.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £50.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.00 £36.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+2.77% +5.88%

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 29 June 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 29 June 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 0 49 £370 +13.84% 37
South East -28 14 £225 -25.00% 17
North West -16 8 £330 +10.00% 8
South West -20 6 £375 +3.44% 5
East Midlands -3 5 £300 +50.00% 3
West Midlands - 5 £320 - 6
Yorkshire -34 3 £325 +3.17% 12
East of England -4 2 £200 -5.88% 3
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PHP5
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 29 June 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.

1 176 (100.00%) PHP
2 107 (60.80%) MySQL
3 98 (55.68%) HTML
4 88 (50.00%) JavaScript
4 88 (50.00%) CSS
5 78 (44.32%) Agile Software Development
6 76 (43.18%) Symfony
7 65 (36.93%) jQuery
8 62 (35.23%) MVC
9 57 (32.39%) Zend
10 53 (30.11%) HTML5
10 53 (30.11%) OO
11 51 (28.98%) Linux
12 44 (25.00%) LAMP
13 41 (23.30%) OOP
14 40 (22.73%) Git (software)
15 34 (19.32%) Scrum
16 32 (18.18%) Apache
17 30 (17.05%) SQL
18 28 (15.91%) CSS3
19 27 (15.34%) TDD
20 26 (14.77%) OO PHP
21 25 (14.20%) Software Engineering
21 25 (14.20%) Finance
22 23 (13.07%) Web Services
22 23 (13.07%) Magento
22 23 (13.07%) Unit Testing
22 23 (13.07%) Continuous Integration
23 21 (11.93%) PostgreSQL
23 21 (11.93%) Ajax

PHP5
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 29 June 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 32 (18.18%) Apache
2 15 (8.52%) WordPress
3 14 (7.95%) CMS
3 14 (7.95%) Drupal
4 9 (5.11%) nginx
5 5 (2.84%) Joomla!
6 4 (2.27%) Moodle
6 4 (2.27%) Node.js
7 3 (1.70%) Tomcat
8 2 (1.14%) SharePoint
8 2 (1.14%) SugarCRM
8 2 (1.14%) Umbraco
8 2 (1.14%) Jadu
9 1 (0.57%) Elasticsearch
9 1 (0.57%) ExpressionEngine
9 1 (0.57%) Apache Solr
9 1 (0.57%) JBoss
Applications
1 12 (6.82%) Photoshop
2 6 (3.41%) Adobe Illustrator
3 1 (0.57%) Fireworks
Business Applications
1 23 (13.07%) Magento
2 1 (0.57%) Summit
2 1 (0.57%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 7 (3.98%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (2.84%) SaaS
3 4 (2.27%) Amazon EC2
4 2 (1.14%) PaaS
4 2 (1.14%) IaaS
5 1 (0.57%) Amazon ElastiCache
5 1 (0.57%) AWS CloudFormation
5 1 (0.57%) Virtual Private Cloud
5 1 (0.57%) Heroku
5 1 (0.57%) GitHub
5 1 (0.57%) Amazon S3
5 1 (0.57%) Google Analytics
5 1 (0.57%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 6 (3.41%) Internet
2 3 (1.70%) SSL
3 2 (1.14%) Intranet
3 2 (1.14%) Extranet
4 1 (0.57%) 4G
4 1 (0.57%) VPN
4 1 (0.57%) DNS
4 1 (0.57%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 107 (60.80%) MySQL
2 21 (11.93%) PostgreSQL
3 11 (6.25%) Relational Database
4 8 (4.55%) MongoDB
5 5 (2.84%) NoSQL
5 5 (2.84%) SQL Server
6 2 (1.14%) Couchbase
7 1 (0.57%) Hazelcast
7 1 (0.57%) Amazon RDS
7 1 (0.57%) Redis
7 1 (0.57%) SQL Server 2008
7 1 (0.57%) CouchDB
7 1 (0.57%) InfluxDB
Development Applications
1 40 (22.73%) Git (software)
2 20 (11.36%) Subversion
3 10 (5.68%) PHPUnit
4 8 (4.55%) Mercurial
5 7 (3.98%) Redmine
5 7 (3.98%) FogBugz
5 7 (3.98%) Trac
6 5 (2.84%) Grunt
6 5 (2.84%) NetBeans
6 5 (2.84%) Jenkins
6 5 (2.84%) gulp
7 4 (2.27%) Selenium
7 4 (2.27%) Karma Test Runner
7 4 (2.27%) PhpStorm
7 4 (2.27%) Jasmine
8 3 (1.70%) Maven
9 2 (1.14%) Ant
10 1 (0.57%) JUnit
10 1 (0.57%) Dreamweaver
10 1 (0.57%) JIRA
General
1 25 (14.20%) Finance
2 12 (6.82%) Retail
3 7 (3.98%) Marketing
4 3 (1.70%) Banking
5 1 (0.57%) Manufacturing
5 1 (0.57%) Electronics
5 1 (0.57%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 156 (88.64%) Developer
2 112 (63.64%) PHP Developer
3 28 (15.91%) Senior Developer
4 25 (14.20%) Senior PHP Developer
5 18 (10.23%) Magento Developer
6 16 (9.09%) Web Developer
7 13 (7.39%) PHP MySQL Developer
8 9 (5.11%) Software Engineer
9 8 (4.55%) PHP Web Developer
10 7 (3.98%) Drupal Developer
10 7 (3.98%) PHP Symfony Developer
10 7 (3.98%) WordPress Developer
11 6 (3.41%) PHP LAMP Developer
12 4 (2.27%) Lead Developer
12 4 (2.27%) Java Developer
12 4 (2.27%) Senior Software Engineer
12 4 (2.27%) DevOps Engineer
13 3 (1.70%) Linux DevOps Engineer
13 3 (1.70%) Full Stack Developer
13 3 (1.70%) Systems Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 98 (55.68%) HTML
2 88 (50.00%) CSS
3 76 (43.18%) Symfony
4 65 (36.93%) jQuery
5 53 (30.11%) HTML5
6 44 (25.00%) LAMP
7 28 (15.91%) CSS3
8 23 (13.07%) Web Services
9 21 (11.93%) Ajax
10 20 (11.36%) Laravel
10 20 (11.36%) Doctrine
11 19 (10.80%) XML
12 15 (8.52%) REST
13 13 (7.39%) AngularJS
14 12 (6.82%) Twitter Bootstrap
14 12 (6.82%) XHTML
15 11 (6.25%) Zend Framework
15 11 (6.25%) CodeIgniter
16 9 (5.11%) JSON
17 8 (4.55%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 12 (6.82%) Computer Science
2 4 (2.27%) User Experience
2 4 (2.27%) W3C
3 2 (1.14%) Management Information System
3 2 (1.14%) Clustering
3 2 (1.14%) E-Learning
3 2 (1.14%) Learning Management System
3 2 (1.14%) Social Media
3 2 (1.14%) Digital Media
3 2 (1.14%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (0.57%) Client/Server
4 1 (0.57%) Mobile App
4 1 (0.57%) Data Structures
4 1 (0.57%) BYOD
4 1 (0.57%) Data Centre
4 1 (0.57%) Data Protection Act
4 1 (0.57%) Informatics
4 1 (0.57%) Cybernetics
4 1 (0.57%) Replication
4 1 (0.57%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 51 (28.98%) Linux
2 3 (1.70%) Android
2 3 (1.70%) CentOS
3 2 (1.14%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 2 (1.14%) Apple iOS
3 2 (1.14%) Fedora
3 2 (1.14%) UNIX
4 1 (0.57%) Windows
4 1 (0.57%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 78 (44.32%) Agile Software Development
2 62 (35.23%) MVC
3 53 (30.11%) OO
4 41 (23.30%) OOP
5 34 (19.32%) Scrum
6 27 (15.34%) TDD
7 26 (14.77%) OO PHP
8 25 (14.20%) Software Engineering
9 23 (13.07%) Unit Testing
9 23 (13.07%) Continuous Integration
10 18 (10.23%) Mentoring
11 14 (7.95%) E-Commerce
12 11 (6.25%) BDD
12 11 (6.25%) Responsive Web Design
13 10 (5.68%) Web Development
14 9 (5.11%) Project Management
14 9 (5.11%) Open Source
15 7 (3.98%) Coaching
16 6 (3.41%) DevOps
16 6 (3.41%) Kanban
Programming Languages
1 176 (100.00%) PHP
2 88 (50.00%) JavaScript
3 30 (17.05%) SQL
4 12 (6.82%) Java
5 8 (4.55%) Shell Script
6 7 (3.98%) Ruby
7 5 (2.84%) Python
8 4 (2.27%) PHP4
9 3 (1.70%) Perl
10 2 (1.14%) C
10 2 (1.14%) C#
10 2 (1.14%) C++
11 1 (0.57%) T-SQL
11 1 (0.57%) Groovy
11 1 (0.57%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 12 (6.82%) Degree
2 2 (1.14%) Security Cleared
3 1 (0.57%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (0.57%) SLA
1 1 (0.57%) WAI
System Software
1 1 (0.57%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (0.57%) Varnish
Systems Management
1 8 (4.55%) Puppet
2 5 (2.84%) Opscode Chef
3 3 (1.70%) Vagrant
4 1 (0.57%) Kibana
Vendors
1 57 (32.39%) Zend
2 8 (4.55%) Salesforce.com
3 5 (2.84%) Adobe
4 4 (2.27%) Twitter
5 3 (1.70%) Red Hat
6 2 (1.14%) VMware
6 2 (1.14%) SAP
6 2 (1.14%) Facebook
7 1 (0.57%) Google
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