The table below looks at the statistics for PHP 5 skills in IT contracts advertised for the London region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited PHP 5 over the 3 months to 29 April 2016 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.

3 months to
29 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
PHP 5
Rank 424 412 396
Rank change year-on-year
-12 -16
Contract jobs citing PHP 5 9 9 31
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.039% 0.040% 0.13%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.091% 0.096% 0.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 8 25
Average daily rate £400 £360 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.11% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £354 £325 £294
10% offered a daily rate of more than £430 £428 £388
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
PHP 5
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Programming Languages category in contract jobs advertised in the London region.

Programming Languages Category
London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
9837 9331 9486
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 42.75% 41.65% 40.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 7434 6725 6961
Average daily rate £475 £450 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.55% +5.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £308 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £600 £613
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £335
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +4.47%
Number of hourly rates quoted 49 47 66
Average hourly rate £26.00 £25.80 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+0.77% -26.28%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.01 £20.00 £18.20
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £53.75 £55.00 £160.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £38.00 £36.00 £36.50
% change year-on-year
+5.55% -1.36%

PHP 5
Jobs Demand Trend in London

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing PHP 5 across the London region as a proportion of the total demand within the Programming Languages category.

PHP 5 Jobs Demand Trend in London

PHP 5
Daily Rate Trend in London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing PHP 5 across the London region.

PHP 5 Daily Rate Trend in London

PHP 5
Daily Rate Histogram in London

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing PHP 5 across the London region over the 3 months to 29 April 2016.

PHP 5 Daily Rate Histogram in London

PHP 5
Hourly Rate Trend in London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing PHP 5 across the London region.

PHP 5 Hourly Rate Trend in London

PHP 5
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, IT contractor jobs across the London region citing PHP 5 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 PHP 5.

1 17 (100.00%) PHP
2 14 (82.35%) CSS
3 13 (76.47%) HTML
3 13 (76.47%) JavaScript
3 13 (76.47%) jQuery
4 11 (64.71%) HTML5
5 10 (58.82%) CSS3
5 10 (58.82%) Git (software)
5 10 (58.82%) OO
6 9 (52.94%) TDD
6 9 (52.94%) Symfony
7 8 (47.06%) Unit Testing
8 7 (41.18%) Zend
8 7 (41.18%) Subversion
8 7 (41.18%) Web Development
8 7 (41.18%) Cross-Browser Compatibility
9 6 (35.29%) PHPUnit
9 6 (35.29%) Refactoring
9 6 (35.29%) Pair Programming
9 6 (35.29%) Agile Software Development
9 6 (35.29%) MySQL
9 6 (35.29%) W3C
9 6 (35.29%) Laravel
9 6 (35.29%) Jenkins
9 6 (35.29%) Hudson
10 5 (29.41%) Jasmine
10 5 (29.41%) Sass
11 4 (23.53%) Mocha
11 4 (23.53%) Cucumber
11 4 (23.53%) MVC

PHP 5
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, IT contractor jobs across the London region citing PHP 5 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 PHP 5. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 3 (17.65%) Drupal
1 3 (17.65%) WordPress
2 2 (11.76%) CMS
Business Applications
1 2 (11.76%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 1 (5.88%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (5.88%) Amazon EC2
1 1 (5.88%) Amazon S3
1 1 (5.88%) Amazon SQS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (35.29%) MySQL
2 1 (5.88%) MarkLogic
2 1 (5.88%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 10 (58.82%) Git (software)
2 7 (41.18%) Subversion
3 6 (35.29%) Hudson
3 6 (35.29%) Jenkins
3 6 (35.29%) PHPUnit
4 5 (29.41%) Jasmine
5 4 (23.53%) Cucumber
5 4 (23.53%) Mocha
6 2 (11.76%) Grunt
6 2 (11.76%) gulp
7 1 (5.88%) Bower
General
1 2 (11.76%) Retail
2 1 (5.88%) Law
2 1 (5.88%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 15 (88.24%) Developer
2 10 (58.82%) PHP Developer
3 4 (23.53%) Web Developer
4 3 (17.65%) Drupal Developer
4 3 (17.65%) JavaScript Developer
4 3 (17.65%) WordPress Developer
5 2 (11.76%) Magento Developer
5 2 (11.76%) PHP Laravel Developer
5 2 (11.76%) PHP Magento Developer
5 2 (11.76%) PHP Web Developer
6 1 (5.88%) Full Stack Developer
6 1 (5.88%) HTML CSS Developer
6 1 (5.88%) HTML Developer
6 1 (5.88%) PHP Drupal Developer
6 1 (5.88%) PHP Symfony Developer
6 1 (5.88%) Senior Developer
6 1 (5.88%) Senior Full Stack Developer
6 1 (5.88%) Symfony Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (82.35%) CSS
2 13 (76.47%) HTML
2 13 (76.47%) jQuery
3 11 (64.71%) HTML5
4 10 (58.82%) CSS3
5 9 (52.94%) Symfony
6 6 (35.29%) Laravel
7 5 (29.41%) Sass
8 3 (17.65%) Silex
8 3 (17.65%) Twitter Bootstrap
9 2 (11.76%) Ajax
9 2 (11.76%) AngularJS
9 2 (11.76%) RESTful
10 1 (5.88%) .NET
10 1 (5.88%) CakePHP
10 1 (5.88%) KnockoutJS
10 1 (5.88%) LAMP
10 1 (5.88%) REST
10 1 (5.88%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 6 (35.29%) W3C
2 2 (11.76%) Video on Demand
Operating Systems
1 3 (17.65%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (58.82%) OO
2 9 (52.94%) TDD
3 8 (47.06%) Unit Testing
4 7 (41.18%) Cross-Browser Compatibility
4 7 (41.18%) Web Development
5 6 (35.29%) Agile Software Development
5 6 (35.29%) Pair Programming
5 6 (35.29%) Refactoring
6 4 (23.53%) MVC
7 3 (17.65%) E-Commerce
7 3 (17.65%) OOP
7 3 (17.65%) Scrum
8 2 (11.76%) BDD
8 2 (11.76%) Content Management
8 2 (11.76%) Continuous Integration
9 1 (5.88%) Continuous Delivery
9 1 (5.88%) Dependency Management
9 1 (5.88%) Domain-Driven Design
9 1 (5.88%) Open Source
9 1 (5.88%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 17 (100.00%) PHP
2 13 (76.47%) JavaScript
3 3 (17.65%) Ruby
4 1 (5.88%) PHP 4
4 1 (5.88%) SQL
4 1 (5.88%) XQuery
System Software
1 1 (5.88%) Docker
Systems Management
1 1 (5.88%) Ansible
Vendors
1 7 (41.18%) Zend
2 1 (5.88%) Sitecore
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