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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited PHP 5 over the 3 months to 31 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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
31 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
PHP 5
Rank 410 405 401
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -4
Contract jobs citing PHP 5 11 24 22
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.051% 0.11% 0.096%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.12% 0.26% 0.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 21 17
Median daily rate £388 £370 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.72% +23.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £293 £325 £290
10% offered a daily rate of more than £429 £420 £391
UK excluding London median daily rate £310 £325 £338
% change year-on-year
-4.61% -3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.50 - -
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
9486 9302 9416
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 43.80% 41.73% 40.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 7242 6771 6981
Median daily rate £475 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.55% +5.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £300 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £615 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £343
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +2.18%
Number of hourly rates quoted 42 72 65
Median hourly rate £40.00 £30.00 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+33.33% -14.28%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.13 £19.00 £17.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £80.00 £52.55 £128.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £37.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +2.77%

PHP 5
Jobs Demand Trend in London

The demand trend of contract jobs across the London region citing PHP 5 as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 31 May 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
Contract Job Locations in London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing PHP 5 within the London region over the 3 months to 31 May 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
City of London +31 1 £300 -18.91% 3
PHP 5
England

PHP 5
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 31 May 2016, IT contractor jobs citing PHP 5 also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the London region with a requirement for PHP 5.

1 17 (100.00%) PHP
2 14 (82.35%) HTML
2 14 (82.35%) CSS
3 13 (76.47%) JavaScript
4 12 (70.59%) jQuery
5 11 (64.71%) HTML5
6 10 (58.82%) CSS3
6 10 (58.82%) OO
6 10 (58.82%) TDD
7 9 (52.94%) Git (software)
8 8 (47.06%) Cross-Browser Compatibility
9 7 (41.18%) Unit Testing
9 7 (41.18%) Symfony
9 7 (41.18%) Subversion
9 7 (41.18%) Web Development
10 6 (35.29%) Agile Software Development
10 6 (35.29%) Pair Programming
10 6 (35.29%) W3C
10 6 (35.29%) Zend
10 6 (35.29%) Refactoring
10 6 (35.29%) Jenkins
10 6 (35.29%) Hudson
11 5 (29.41%) Jasmine
11 5 (29.41%) Sass
11 5 (29.41%) PHPUnit
11 5 (29.41%) Drupal
12 4 (23.53%) WordPress
12 4 (23.53%) Laravel
12 4 (23.53%) Mocha
12 4 (23.53%) Cucumber

PHP 5
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 5 (29.41%) Drupal
2 4 (23.53%) WordPress
3 2 (11.76%) CMS
Business Applications
1 3 (17.65%) Magento
2 1 (5.88%) Payment Gateway
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (23.53%) MySQL
2 1 (5.88%) MarkLogic
Development Applications
1 9 (52.94%) Git (software)
2 7 (41.18%) Subversion
3 6 (35.29%) Hudson
3 6 (35.29%) Jenkins
4 5 (29.41%) Jasmine
4 5 (29.41%) PHPUnit
5 4 (23.53%) Cucumber
5 4 (23.53%) Mocha
6 1 (5.88%) Grunt
6 1 (5.88%) gulp
6 1 (5.88%) JIRA
General
1 2 (11.76%) Retail
2 1 (5.88%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 16 (94.12%) Developer
2 10 (58.82%) PHP Developer
3 5 (29.41%) Drupal Developer
4 4 (23.53%) Web Developer
5 3 (17.65%) JavaScript Developer
5 3 (17.65%) WordPress Developer
6 2 (11.76%) Magento Developer
6 2 (11.76%) PHP Magento Developer
6 2 (11.76%) PHP Web Developer
7 1 (5.88%) HTML CSS Developer
7 1 (5.88%) HTML Developer
7 1 (5.88%) PHP Drupal Developer
7 1 (5.88%) PHP Laravel Developer
7 1 (5.88%) PHP Symfony Developer
7 1 (5.88%) Symfony Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (82.35%) CSS
1 14 (82.35%) HTML
2 12 (70.59%) jQuery
3 11 (64.71%) HTML5
4 10 (58.82%) CSS3
5 7 (41.18%) Symfony
6 5 (29.41%) Sass
7 4 (23.53%) Laravel
8 3 (17.65%) Silex
8 3 (17.65%) Twitter Bootstrap
9 2 (11.76%) Ajax
9 2 (11.76%) XSLT
10 1 (5.88%) AngularJS
10 1 (5.88%) CakePHP
10 1 (5.88%) KnockoutJS
10 1 (5.88%) LAMP
10 1 (5.88%) RESTful
10 1 (5.88%) Twig
10 1 (5.88%) Web Services
10 1 (5.88%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 6 (35.29%) W3C
2 2 (11.76%) Video on Demand
Operating Systems
1 4 (23.53%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (58.82%) OO
1 10 (58.82%) TDD
2 8 (47.06%) Cross-Browser Compatibility
3 7 (41.18%) Unit Testing
3 7 (41.18%) Web Development
4 6 (35.29%) Agile Software Development
4 6 (35.29%) Pair Programming
4 6 (35.29%) Refactoring
5 4 (23.53%) OOP
6 3 (17.65%) BDD
6 3 (17.65%) Continuous Integration
6 3 (17.65%) E-Commerce
6 3 (17.65%) MVC
6 3 (17.65%) Scrum
7 2 (11.76%) Content Management
8 1 (5.88%) API Development
8 1 (5.88%) DevOps
8 1 (5.88%) Domain-Driven Design
8 1 (5.88%) Open Source
8 1 (5.88%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 17 (100.00%) PHP
2 13 (76.47%) JavaScript
3 3 (17.65%) Ruby
4 2 (11.76%) PHP 4
5 1 (5.88%) SQL
5 1 (5.88%) XQuery
System Software
1 1 (5.88%) Docker
Systems Management
1 1 (5.88%) Ansible
Vendors
1 6 (35.29%) Zend
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