The table below looks at the statistics for PHP5 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 PHP5 over the 3 months to 2 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
2 Jun 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
PHP 5
Rank 361 358 310
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -48
Contract jobs citing PHP5 43 51 84
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.20% 0.23% 0.39%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.47% 0.55% 0.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 34 41 68
Average daily rate
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£360 £325 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.76% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £258 £290 £234
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £401 £407
UK excluding London average daily rate £320 £325 £275
% change year-on-year
-1.53% +18.18%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
PHP5
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
9187 9319 8846
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 41.69% 41.31% 41.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 6710 6875 6351
Average daily rate £450 £425 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% -5.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £615 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 72 64 122
Average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -6.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.57 £17.00 £18.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.55 £139.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.40 £35.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+2.53% +1.42%

PHP5
Jobs Demand Trend in London

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing PHP5 across the London region as a proportion of the total demand within the Programming Languages category.

PHP5 Jobs Demand Trend in London

PHP5
Daily Rate Trend in London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing PHP5 across the London region.

PHP5 Daily Rate Trend in London

PHP5
Daily Rate Histogram in London

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing PHP5 across the London region over the 3 months to 2 June 2015.

PHP5 Daily Rate Histogram in London

PHP5
Hourly Rate Trend in London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing PHP5 across the London region.

PHP5 Hourly Rate Trend in London

PHP5
Contract Job Locations in London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing PHP5 within the London region over the 3 months to 2 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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
City of London +15 13 £370 +11.69% 6
PHP5
England

PHP5
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 2 June 2015, IT contractor jobs across the London 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 90 (100.00%) PHP
2 61 (67.78%) JavaScript
3 59 (65.56%) MySQL
4 57 (63.33%) HTML
5 50 (55.56%) CSS
6 41 (45.56%) Symfony
7 37 (41.11%) jQuery
8 33 (36.67%) Zend
8 33 (36.67%) Agile Software Development
9 32 (35.56%) OO
10 30 (33.33%) HTML5
11 29 (32.22%) MVC
12 25 (27.78%) LAMP
13 21 (23.33%) OO PHP
14 20 (22.22%) Linux
14 20 (22.22%) Git (software)
15 17 (18.89%) Finance
16 15 (16.67%) SQL
16 15 (16.67%) CSS3
17 13 (14.44%) Ajax
18 12 (13.33%) Retail
18 12 (13.33%) Subversion
18 12 (13.33%) Web Services
18 12 (13.33%) Apache
18 12 (13.33%) Magento
19 11 (12.22%) OOP
19 11 (12.22%) Scrum
19 11 (12.22%) Continuous Integration
20 10 (11.11%) Computer Science
20 10 (11.11%) WordPress

PHP5
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 2 June 2015, IT contractor jobs across the London 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 12 (13.33%) Apache
2 10 (11.11%) WordPress
2 10 (11.11%) CMS
3 9 (10.00%) Drupal
4 6 (6.67%) Node.js
5 5 (5.56%) Joomla!
6 3 (3.33%) nginx
7 2 (2.22%) SharePoint
7 2 (2.22%) SugarCRM
7 2 (2.22%) Jadu
7 2 (2.22%) Moodle
8 1 (1.11%) Elasticsearch
8 1 (1.11%) Apache Solr
Applications
1 6 (6.67%) Photoshop
2 2 (2.22%) Adobe Illustrator
Business Applications
1 12 (13.33%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 4 (4.44%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (1.11%) Amazon ElastiCache
2 1 (1.11%) Heroku
2 1 (1.11%) AWS CloudFormation
2 1 (1.11%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 5 (5.56%) Internet
2 3 (3.33%) SSL
3 2 (2.22%) Extranet
3 2 (2.22%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 59 (65.56%) MySQL
2 10 (11.11%) PostgreSQL
3 7 (7.78%) Relational Database
4 3 (3.33%) SQL Server
5 2 (2.22%) MongoDB
5 2 (2.22%) NoSQL
6 1 (1.11%) Redis
6 1 (1.11%) InfluxDB
6 1 (1.11%) CouchDB
Development Applications
1 20 (22.22%) Git (software)
2 12 (13.33%) Subversion
3 9 (10.00%) PHPUnit
4 7 (7.78%) Mercurial
5 6 (6.67%) FogBugz
5 6 (6.67%) Trac
5 6 (6.67%) Redmine
6 4 (4.44%) Jasmine
6 4 (4.44%) Karma Test Runner
7 3 (3.33%) Selenium
7 3 (3.33%) NetBeans
8 2 (2.22%) Ant
8 2 (2.22%) Jenkins
8 2 (2.22%) Grunt
8 2 (2.22%) CasperJS
9 1 (1.11%) Gradle
9 1 (1.11%) Phing
9 1 (1.11%) JIRA
9 1 (1.11%) Maven
9 1 (1.11%) Bugzilla
General
1 17 (18.89%) Finance
2 12 (13.33%) Retail
3 3 (3.33%) Marketing
4 1 (1.11%) Banking
Job Titles
1 79 (87.78%) Developer
2 52 (57.78%) PHP Developer
3 15 (16.67%) Senior Developer
4 13 (14.44%) Senior PHP Developer
5 12 (13.33%) Magento Developer
6 9 (10.00%) PHP MySQL Developer
7 7 (7.78%) PHP LAMP Developer
8 6 (6.67%) WordPress Developer
9 5 (5.56%) Web Developer
9 5 (5.56%) Software Engineer
10 3 (3.33%) CSS Developer
10 3 (3.33%) Full Stack Developer
10 3 (3.33%) Drupal Developer
10 3 (3.33%) LAMP Developer
10 3 (3.33%) Senior Software Engineer
10 3 (3.33%) HTML Developer
11 2 (2.22%) Applications Developer
11 2 (2.22%) Systems Developer
11 2 (2.22%) PHP Symfony Developer
11 2 (2.22%) OO PHP Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 57 (63.33%) HTML
2 50 (55.56%) CSS
3 41 (45.56%) Symfony
4 37 (41.11%) jQuery
5 30 (33.33%) HTML5
6 25 (27.78%) LAMP
7 15 (16.67%) CSS3
8 13 (14.44%) Ajax
9 12 (13.33%) Web Services
10 10 (11.11%) Laravel
10 10 (11.11%) AngularJS
10 10 (11.11%) REST
11 9 (10.00%) Backbone.js
12 8 (8.89%) XHTML
12 8 (8.89%) Twitter Bootstrap
12 8 (8.89%) Doctrine
13 7 (7.78%) Zend Framework
14 6 (6.67%) CodeIgniter
15 4 (4.44%) CakePHP
15 4 (4.44%) Yii
Miscellaneous
1 10 (11.11%) Computer Science
2 6 (6.67%) User Experience
3 3 (3.33%) W3C
4 2 (2.22%) E-Learning
4 2 (2.22%) Management Information System
4 2 (2.22%) Social Media
4 2 (2.22%) Learning Management System
5 1 (1.11%) Data Structures
5 1 (1.11%) Data Protection Act
5 1 (1.11%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 20 (22.22%) Linux
2 1 (1.11%) CentOS
2 1 (1.11%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 33 (36.67%) Agile Software Development
2 32 (35.56%) OO
3 29 (32.22%) MVC
4 21 (23.33%) OO PHP
5 11 (12.22%) OOP
5 11 (12.22%) Scrum
5 11 (12.22%) Continuous Integration
6 10 (11.11%) TDD
6 10 (11.11%) E-Commerce
6 10 (11.11%) Mentoring
7 8 (8.89%) Responsive Web Design
8 6 (6.67%) Software Engineering
8 6 (6.67%) Project Management
9 5 (5.56%) BDD
10 4 (4.44%) Unit Testing
10 4 (4.44%) Kanban
10 4 (4.44%) Web Development
10 4 (4.44%) Open Source
10 4 (4.44%) Waterfall
10 4 (4.44%) Coaching
Programming Languages
1 90 (100.00%) PHP
2 61 (67.78%) JavaScript
3 15 (16.67%) SQL
4 8 (8.89%) Shell Script
5 3 (3.33%) Ruby
5 3 (3.33%) Perl
6 2 (2.22%) Python
6 2 (2.22%) Java
6 2 (2.22%) C
6 2 (2.22%) C++
7 1 (1.11%) Bash Shell
7 1 (1.11%) PHP4
7 1 (1.11%) C#
Qualifications
1 8 (8.89%) Degree
2 1 (1.11%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 1 (1.11%) Varnish
Systems Management
1 5 (5.56%) Puppet
2 4 (4.44%) Vagrant
3 2 (2.22%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (1.11%) Kibana
Vendors
1 33 (36.67%) Zend
2 7 (7.78%) Salesforce.com
3 2 (2.22%) Oracle
3 2 (2.22%) Adobe
4 1 (1.11%) Facebook
4 1 (1.11%) Twitter
4 1 (1.11%) Google
4 1 (1.11%) VMware
4 1 (1.11%) Perforce
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