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 4 August 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
4 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
PHP 5
Rank 366 341 355
Rank change year-on-year
-25 +14
Contract jobs citing PHP5 47 74 64
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.20% 0.32% 0.26%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.47% 0.76% 0.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 40 48 50
Average daily rate
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£370 £330 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.12% +1.53%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £275 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £415 £412
UK excluding London average daily rate £250 £310 £275
% change year-on-year
-19.35% +12.72%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
PHP5
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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
9929 9680 10547
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 42.36% 41.24% 43.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 7253 6902 7445
Average daily rate £450 £425 £435
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% -2.29%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £308 £300 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 88 65 102
Average hourly rate £27.78 £34.00 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-18.29% -9.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.40 £16.50 £19.20
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.17 £50.00 £52.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £38.00 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+8.57% -

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 4 August 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 4 August 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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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 -20 11 £370 +2.77% 4
PHP5
England

PHP5
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 4 August 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 65 (76.47%) MySQL
3 45 (52.94%) JavaScript
4 44 (51.76%) Symfony
5 41 (48.24%) HTML
6 38 (44.71%) CSS
7 37 (43.53%) OO
7 37 (43.53%) Agile Software Development
8 35 (41.18%) MVC
9 34 (40.00%) jQuery
10 29 (34.12%) Linux
11 26 (30.59%) Zend
12 23 (27.06%) HTML5
12 23 (27.06%) Finance
13 22 (25.88%) LAMP
13 22 (25.88%) OO PHP
14 21 (24.71%) Scrum
15 19 (22.35%) Mentoring
16 18 (21.18%) Git (software)
17 16 (18.82%) Continuous Integration
17 16 (18.82%) CSS3
17 16 (18.82%) Apache
17 16 (18.82%) Web Services
17 16 (18.82%) SQL
18 15 (17.65%) PostgreSQL
18 15 (17.65%) Subversion
19 14 (16.47%) TDD
20 12 (14.12%) Laravel
20 12 (14.12%) Relational Database
21 11 (12.94%) Magento

PHP5
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 4 August 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 16 (18.82%) Apache
2 10 (11.76%) CMS
3 7 (8.24%) Drupal
3 7 (8.24%) WordPress
4 4 (4.71%) Joomla!
5 3 (3.53%) Node.js
6 1 (1.18%) SharePoint
6 1 (1.18%) nginx
6 1 (1.18%) Apache Solr
6 1 (1.18%) Moodle
6 1 (1.18%) Jadu
Applications
1 4 (4.71%) Photoshop
2 2 (2.35%) Adobe Illustrator
Business Applications
1 11 (12.94%) Magento
2 3 (3.53%) Shopify
2 3 (3.53%) osCommerce
Cloud Services
1 3 (3.53%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (1.18%) Heroku
2 1 (1.18%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 3 (3.53%) SSL
1 3 (3.53%) Internet
2 1 (1.18%) Extranet
2 1 (1.18%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 65 (76.47%) MySQL
2 15 (17.65%) PostgreSQL
3 12 (14.12%) Relational Database
4 2 (2.35%) NoSQL
5 1 (1.18%) MongoDB
5 1 (1.18%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 18 (21.18%) Git (software)
2 15 (17.65%) Subversion
3 10 (11.76%) Redmine
3 10 (11.76%) Mercurial
3 10 (11.76%) FogBugz
3 10 (11.76%) Trac
4 8 (9.41%) PHPUnit
5 6 (7.06%) Grunt
6 5 (5.88%) gulp
7 4 (4.71%) Bower
8 3 (3.53%) NetBeans
9 2 (2.35%) Ant
9 2 (2.35%) Jasmine
9 2 (2.35%) Jenkins
9 2 (2.35%) Karma Test Runner
10 1 (1.18%) Phing
10 1 (1.18%) Gradle
10 1 (1.18%) Maven
10 1 (1.18%) Selenium
General
1 23 (27.06%) Finance
2 8 (9.41%) Retail
3 2 (2.35%) Marketing
4 1 (1.18%) Banking
Job Titles
1 71 (83.53%) Developer
2 51 (60.00%) PHP Developer
3 13 (15.29%) PHP MySQL Developer
4 11 (12.94%) Senior Developer
5 9 (10.59%) Senior PHP Developer
6 8 (9.41%) Software Engineer
6 8 (9.41%) Magento Developer
7 5 (5.88%) Web Developer
8 4 (4.71%) Senior Software Engineer
8 4 (4.71%) PHP LAMP Developer
9 3 (3.53%) Drupal Developer
9 3 (3.53%) Systems Developer
9 3 (3.53%) Applications Developer
10 2 (2.35%) Lead Software Engineer
10 2 (2.35%) LAMP Developer
10 2 (2.35%) OO PHP Developer
10 2 (2.35%) PHP Symfony Developer
11 1 (1.18%) Full Stack Developer
11 1 (1.18%) Front-End Developer
11 1 (1.18%) Mobile Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 44 (51.76%) Symfony
2 41 (48.24%) HTML
3 38 (44.71%) CSS
4 34 (40.00%) jQuery
5 23 (27.06%) HTML5
6 22 (25.88%) LAMP
7 16 (18.82%) Web Services
7 16 (18.82%) CSS3
8 12 (14.12%) Laravel
9 9 (10.59%) REST
9 9 (10.59%) Ajax
10 6 (7.06%) CodeIgniter
10 6 (7.06%) XHTML
10 6 (7.06%) Twitter Bootstrap
11 5 (5.88%) Zend Framework
12 4 (4.71%) CakePHP
12 4 (4.71%) XML
12 4 (4.71%) Doctrine
12 4 (4.71%) AngularJS
13 3 (3.53%) Backbone.js
Miscellaneous
1 7 (8.24%) Computer Science
2 3 (3.53%) User Experience
3 2 (2.35%) Enterprise Software
3 2 (2.35%) Learning Management System
3 2 (2.35%) W3C
4 1 (1.18%) Management Information System
4 1 (1.18%) E-Learning
4 1 (1.18%) Digital Media
4 1 (1.18%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 29 (34.12%) Linux
2 1 (1.18%) Ubuntu
2 1 (1.18%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 37 (43.53%) OO
1 37 (43.53%) Agile Software Development
2 35 (41.18%) MVC
3 22 (25.88%) OO PHP
4 21 (24.71%) Scrum
5 19 (22.35%) Mentoring
6 16 (18.82%) Continuous Integration
7 14 (16.47%) TDD
8 11 (12.94%) Software Engineering
9 10 (11.76%) OOP
9 10 (11.76%) Project Management
10 9 (10.59%) E-Commerce
11 8 (9.41%) Kanban
11 8 (9.41%) Unit Testing
11 8 (9.41%) Open Source
11 8 (9.41%) Waterfall
11 8 (9.41%) Coaching
12 4 (4.71%) BDD
12 4 (4.71%) Dependency Management
13 2 (2.35%) Responsive Web Design
Programming Languages
1 85 (100.00%) PHP
2 45 (52.94%) JavaScript
3 16 (18.82%) SQL
4 10 (11.76%) Shell Script
5 2 (2.35%) Ruby
5 2 (2.35%) Python
5 2 (2.35%) Perl
5 2 (2.35%) C
5 2 (2.35%) C++
5 2 (2.35%) Java
Qualifications
1 6 (7.06%) Degree
2 1 (1.18%) SC Cleared
2 1 (1.18%) Security Cleared
Systems Management
1 5 (5.88%) Puppet
2 3 (3.53%) Vagrant
2 3 (3.53%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 26 (30.59%) Zend
2 10 (11.76%) Salesforce.com
3 2 (2.35%) Adobe
4 1 (1.18%) VMware
4 1 (1.18%) Facebook
4 1 (1.18%) Twitter
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