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 5 May 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
5 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
PHP 5
Rank 361 341 321
Rank change year-on-year
-20 -20
Contract jobs citing PHP5 39 74 67
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.17% 0.32% 0.31%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.42% 0.77% 0.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 31 58 53
Average daily rate
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£350 £325 £313
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% +4.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £275 £227
10% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £400 £404
UK excluding London average daily rate £320 £313 £300
% change year-on-year
+2.40% +4.16%
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
9370 9617 8809
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 41.67% 41.21% 40.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 6732 7101 6408
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 £600 £605 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £330 £325
% change year-on-year
+6.06% +1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 48 70 108
Average hourly rate £30.00 £35.00 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-14.28% -6.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.19 £18.00 £17.82
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £160.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £36.40 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-1.09% +4.00%

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 5 May 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 5 May 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
City of London +3 10 £365 +8.14% 17
Croydon - 4 £375 -
PHP5
England

PHP5
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 5 May 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 85 (100.00%) PHP
2 64 (75.29%) JavaScript
3 61 (71.76%) HTML
4 52 (61.18%) CSS
5 51 (60.00%) MySQL
6 34 (40.00%) jQuery
7 32 (37.65%) HTML5
8 31 (36.47%) Symfony
9 29 (34.12%) Zend
10 28 (32.94%) Agile Software Development
10 28 (32.94%) OO
11 23 (27.06%) Git (software)
12 20 (23.53%) MVC
13 19 (22.35%) LAMP
13 19 (22.35%) OO PHP
14 18 (21.18%) Drupal
15 15 (17.65%) WordPress
15 15 (17.65%) CMS
16 14 (16.47%) Linux
16 14 (16.47%) OOP
16 14 (16.47%) SQL
16 14 (16.47%) Retail
16 14 (16.47%) CSS3
17 12 (14.12%) AngularJS
17 12 (14.12%) Ajax
17 12 (14.12%) Magento
17 12 (14.12%) Web Services
18 11 (12.94%) Computer Science
18 11 (12.94%) REST
18 11 (12.94%) Backbone.js

PHP5
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 5 May 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 18 (21.18%) Drupal
2 15 (17.65%) WordPress
2 15 (17.65%) CMS
3 9 (10.59%) Joomla!
3 9 (10.59%) Apache
4 6 (7.06%) Node.js
5 3 (3.53%) nginx
5 3 (3.53%) Elasticsearch
6 2 (2.35%) Moodle
6 2 (2.35%) Jadu
6 2 (2.35%) SugarCRM
6 2 (2.35%) SharePoint
7 1 (1.18%) Apache Solr
Applications
1 5 (5.88%) Photoshop
2 1 (1.18%) Adobe Illustrator
2 1 (1.18%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 12 (14.12%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 6 (7.06%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (3.53%) Amazon ElastiCache
2 3 (3.53%) AWS CloudFormation
3 1 (1.18%) Amazon EC2
3 1 (1.18%) Heroku
Communications & Networking
1 3 (3.53%) Internet
2 2 (2.35%) SSL
2 2 (2.35%) Intranet
2 2 (2.35%) Extranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 51 (60.00%) MySQL
2 5 (5.88%) Relational Database
3 4 (4.71%) SQL Server
4 3 (3.53%) PostgreSQL
4 3 (3.53%) InfluxDB
5 2 (2.35%) MongoDB
6 1 (1.18%) CouchDB
6 1 (1.18%) NoSQL
6 1 (1.18%) Redis
Development Applications
1 23 (27.06%) Git (software)
2 10 (11.76%) PHPUnit
3 9 (10.59%) Subversion
4 4 (4.71%) Jasmine
4 4 (4.71%) Karma Test Runner
4 4 (4.71%) Jenkins
4 4 (4.71%) Mercurial
5 3 (3.53%) Selenium
5 3 (3.53%) FogBugz
5 3 (3.53%) Trac
5 3 (3.53%) Redmine
6 2 (2.35%) Grunt
6 2 (2.35%) CasperJS
6 2 (2.35%) Ant
7 1 (1.18%) Bugzilla
7 1 (1.18%) ClearCase
7 1 (1.18%) Dreamweaver
7 1 (1.18%) Maven
7 1 (1.18%) NetBeans
7 1 (1.18%) JIRA
General
1 14 (16.47%) Retail
2 6 (7.06%) Finance
3 4 (4.71%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 80 (94.12%) Developer
2 50 (58.82%) PHP Developer
3 15 (17.65%) Senior Developer
4 12 (14.12%) Magento Developer
4 12 (14.12%) Senior PHP Developer
5 7 (8.24%) PHP MySQL Developer
6 6 (7.06%) WordPress Developer
7 5 (5.88%) Web Developer
7 5 (5.88%) Drupal Developer
7 5 (5.88%) PHP LAMP Developer
8 4 (4.71%) Full Stack Developer
8 4 (4.71%) CSS Developer
8 4 (4.71%) PHP Symfony Developer
8 4 (4.71%) HTML Developer
9 3 (3.53%) LAMP Developer
9 3 (3.53%) OO PHP Developer
10 2 (2.35%) PHP Programmer
10 2 (2.35%) Programmer
11 1 (1.18%) Software Developer
11 1 (1.18%) Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 61 (71.76%) HTML
2 52 (61.18%) CSS
3 34 (40.00%) jQuery
4 32 (37.65%) HTML5
5 31 (36.47%) Symfony
6 19 (22.35%) LAMP
7 14 (16.47%) CSS3
8 12 (14.12%) AngularJS
8 12 (14.12%) Ajax
8 12 (14.12%) Web Services
9 11 (12.94%) REST
9 11 (12.94%) Backbone.js
10 9 (10.59%) Doctrine
10 9 (10.59%) XHTML
11 8 (9.41%) Twitter Bootstrap
12 6 (7.06%) Zend Framework
13 5 (5.88%) XML
13 5 (5.88%) Laravel
13 5 (5.88%) Alternative PHP Cache
14 3 (3.53%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 11 (12.94%) Computer Science
2 5 (5.88%) User Experience
3 3 (3.53%) W3C
4 2 (2.35%) Open Source
4 2 (2.35%) Social Media
4 2 (2.35%) E-Learning
4 2 (2.35%) Management Information System
5 1 (1.18%) Client/Server
5 1 (1.18%) Data Protection Act
5 1 (1.18%) Learning Management System
5 1 (1.18%) Blog
5 1 (1.18%) Social Network
5 1 (1.18%) Data Structures
5 1 (1.18%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 14 (16.47%) Linux
2 2 (2.35%) CentOS
3 1 (1.18%) Ubuntu
3 1 (1.18%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (32.94%) Agile Software Development
1 28 (32.94%) OO
2 20 (23.53%) MVC
3 19 (22.35%) OO PHP
4 14 (16.47%) OOP
5 8 (9.41%) E-Commerce
5 8 (9.41%) TDD
5 8 (9.41%) Responsive Web Design
6 6 (7.06%) Web Development
6 6 (7.06%) Continuous Integration
7 5 (5.88%) BDD
8 4 (4.71%) DevOps
8 4 (4.71%) Project Management
9 3 (3.53%) SOA
9 3 (3.53%) Unit Testing
9 3 (3.53%) Low Latency
10 2 (2.35%) Infrastructure Management
10 2 (2.35%) Integration Testing
10 2 (2.35%) System Testing
10 2 (2.35%) Digital Marketing
Programming Languages
1 85 (100.00%) PHP
2 64 (75.29%) JavaScript
3 14 (16.47%) SQL
4 5 (5.88%) Shell Script
5 3 (3.53%) Ruby
6 2 (2.35%) Perl
7 1 (1.18%) C#
7 1 (1.18%) T-SQL
7 1 (1.18%) PHP4
7 1 (1.18%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 8 (9.41%) Degree
2 1 (1.18%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 3 (3.53%) Varnish
2 1 (1.18%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 7 (8.24%) Puppet
2 6 (7.06%) Vagrant
3 3 (3.53%) Kibana
4 2 (2.35%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 29 (34.12%) Zend
2 6 (7.06%) Salesforce.com
3 3 (3.53%) Oracle
4 2 (2.35%) VMware
5 1 (1.18%) Perforce
5 1 (1.18%) Microsoft
5 1 (1.18%) Adobe
5 1 (1.18%) Google
5 1 (1.18%) Rackspace
5 1 (1.18%) Facebook
5 1 (1.18%) Twitter
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