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 1 October 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
1 Oct 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
PHP 5
Rank 420 435 370
Rank change year-on-year
+15 -65
Contract jobs citing PHP 5 19 11 57
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.084% 0.047% 0.23%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.19% 0.11% 0.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 10 37
Median daily rate £406 £370 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.79% +5.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £326 £336 £261
10% offered a daily rate of more than £433 £450 £400
UK excluding London median daily rate £275 £290 £325
% change year-on-year
-5.17% -10.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £40.00
UK excluding London median 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
10187 10108 10244
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 45.15% 43.59% 41.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 7600 7571 7433
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 £315 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £625 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 67 65 64
Median hourly rate £32.50 £35.00 £30.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.14% +14.75%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.34 £16.00 £14.30
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £45.00 £129.25
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.00 £39.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+5.12% +11.42%

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 1 October 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 1 October 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 +20 1 £338 -8.78% 1
PHP 5
England

PHP 5
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 1 October 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 23 (100.00%) PHP
2 19 (82.61%) CSS
3 18 (78.26%) JavaScript
3 18 (78.26%) TDD
4 17 (73.91%) HTML
5 14 (60.87%) Symfony
6 13 (56.52%) Agile Software Development
7 12 (52.17%) HTML5
8 10 (43.48%) Cross-Browser Compatibility
9 9 (39.13%) BDD
9 9 (39.13%) jQuery
9 9 (39.13%) Git (software)
9 9 (39.13%) Web Services
10 8 (34.78%) OOP
10 8 (34.78%) MySQL
10 8 (34.78%) CSS3
11 7 (30.43%) PHPUnit
11 7 (30.43%) Refactoring
11 7 (30.43%) Zend
12 6 (26.09%) Zend Framework
12 6 (26.09%) Kanban
12 6 (26.09%) Web Development
12 6 (26.09%) B2B
12 6 (26.09%) B2C
12 6 (26.09%) SQL
12 6 (26.09%) Node.js
12 6 (26.09%) RESTful
12 6 (26.09%) Responsive Web Design
12 6 (26.09%) Jasmine
12 6 (26.09%) Behat

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 (21.74%) Apache
2 3 (13.04%) Drupal
3 1 (4.35%) CMS
3 1 (4.35%) WordPress
Business Applications
1 1 (4.35%) Magento
1 1 (4.35%) Payment Gateway
Cloud Services
1 2 (8.70%) Amazon AWS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (34.78%) MySQL
2 3 (13.04%) Relational Database
3 2 (8.70%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 9 (39.13%) Git (software)
2 7 (30.43%) PHPUnit
3 6 (26.09%) Jasmine
4 4 (17.39%) Subversion
5 3 (13.04%) Travis CI
6 2 (8.70%) Mercurial
7 1 (4.35%) Hudson
7 1 (4.35%) Jenkins
7 1 (4.35%) JIRA
General
1 3 (13.04%) Finance
2 2 (8.70%) Publishing
3 1 (4.35%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 22 (95.65%) Developer
2 18 (78.26%) PHP Developer
3 6 (26.09%) PHP Web Developer
3 6 (26.09%) Web Developer
4 5 (21.74%) Full Stack Developer
4 5 (21.74%) PHP Symfony Developer
4 5 (21.74%) Symfony Developer
5 3 (13.04%) Drupal Developer
5 3 (13.04%) Full Stack Web Developer
5 3 (13.04%) JavaScript Developer
6 1 (4.35%) LAMP Developer
6 1 (4.35%) Lead Developer
6 1 (4.35%) MySQL Developer
6 1 (4.35%) PHP LAMP Developer
6 1 (4.35%) PHP MySQL Developer
6 1 (4.35%) PHP Zend Developer
6 1 (4.35%) Senior Developer
6 1 (4.35%) Senior MySQL Developer
6 1 (4.35%) Senior PHP Developer
6 1 (4.35%) Systems Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (82.61%) CSS
2 17 (73.91%) HTML
3 14 (60.87%) Symfony
4 12 (52.17%) HTML5
5 9 (39.13%) jQuery
5 9 (39.13%) Web Services
6 8 (34.78%) CSS3
7 6 (26.09%) Behat
7 6 (26.09%) Node.js
7 6 (26.09%) RequireJS
7 6 (26.09%) RESTful
7 6 (26.09%) Zend Framework
8 3 (13.04%) XML
8 3 (13.04%) ZeroMQ
9 2 (8.70%) Ajax
9 2 (8.70%) Doctrine
9 2 (8.70%) LAMP
9 2 (8.70%) Laravel
9 2 (8.70%) Silex
10 1 (4.35%) Twig
Miscellaneous
1 2 (8.70%) e-Learning
1 2 (8.70%) Learning Management System
2 1 (4.35%) Video on Demand
2 1 (4.35%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 2 (8.70%) Android
1 2 (8.70%) Apple iOS
1 2 (8.70%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (78.26%) TDD
2 13 (56.52%) Agile Software Development
3 10 (43.48%) Cross-Browser Compatibility
4 9 (39.13%) BDD
5 8 (34.78%) OOP
6 7 (30.43%) Refactoring
7 6 (26.09%) B2B
7 6 (26.09%) B2C
7 6 (26.09%) Kanban
7 6 (26.09%) Responsive Web Design
7 6 (26.09%) Web Development
8 5 (21.74%) OO
9 4 (17.39%) Open Source
9 4 (17.39%) Unit Testing
10 3 (13.04%) Continuous Integration
10 3 (13.04%) MVC
10 3 (13.04%) Pair Programming
10 3 (13.04%) Workflow
11 2 (8.70%) Project Management
11 2 (8.70%) Regression Testing
Programming Languages
1 23 (100.00%) PHP
2 18 (78.26%) JavaScript
3 6 (26.09%) SQL
4 1 (4.35%) PHP 4
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.35%) QA
System Software
1 3 (13.04%) Docker
Vendors
1 7 (30.43%) Zend
2 1 (4.35%) Adobe
2 1 (4.35%) Facebook
2 1 (4.35%) Google