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 29 December 2014 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
29 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
PHP 5
Rank 380 356 307
Rank change year-on-year
-24 -49
Contract jobs citing PHP5 33 63 76
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.15% 0.26% 0.36%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.34% 0.66% 0.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 49 57
Average daily rate
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£363 £350 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.57% -6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £262 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £468 £421 £444
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £300 £293
% change year-on-year
+8.33% +2.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.35 £32.50 -
% change year-on-year
-31.23% -
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
9657 9611 8721
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 42.75% 40.39% 41.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 7348 6939 6231
Average daily rate £450 £425 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £290
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £351 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.84% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 42 85 122
Average hourly rate £30.00 £35.00 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-14.28% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.00 £19.00 £14.58
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £52.50 £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £33.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -5.71%

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 29 December 2014.

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 29 December 2014. 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 6 £325 -7.14% 8
Clapham - - - -
Chiswick - - - -
Twickenham - - - -
Uxbridge - - - -
PHP5
England

PHP5
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 29 December 2014, 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.

1 151 (100.00%) PHP
2 109 (72.19%) MySQL
3 93 (61.59%) JavaScript
4 85 (56.29%) OO
5 84 (55.63%) MVC
6 78 (51.66%) HTML
7 75 (49.67%) CSS
8 65 (43.05%) Zend
9 60 (39.74%) Agile Software Development
10 56 (37.09%) Git (software)
11 50 (33.11%) jQuery
12 48 (31.79%) Symfony
13 45 (29.80%) OO PHP
14 43 (28.48%) HTML5
15 39 (25.83%) Apache
16 38 (25.17%) Web Services
16 38 (25.17%) LAMP
17 34 (22.52%) TDD
18 33 (21.85%) CSS3
19 30 (19.87%) Linux
20 29 (19.21%) SQL
20 29 (19.21%) Drupal
20 29 (19.21%) BDD
20 29 (19.21%) RESTful
20 29 (19.21%) Continuous Integration
21 28 (18.54%) Laravel
22 26 (17.22%) Subversion
22 26 (17.22%) OOP
23 24 (15.89%) Mercurial
24 23 (15.23%) Zend Framework

PHP5
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 29 December 2014, 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 39 (25.83%) Apache
2 29 (19.21%) Drupal
3 21 (13.91%) WordPress
4 17 (11.26%) CMS
5 10 (6.62%) nginx
6 9 (5.96%) Tomcat
7 6 (3.97%) Apache Solr
8 5 (3.31%) Joomla!
8 5 (3.31%) Node.js
9 3 (1.99%) Elasticsearch
10 2 (1.32%) ExpressionEngine
11 1 (0.66%) SugarCRM
11 1 (0.66%) Facebook Platform
11 1 (0.66%) IIS
Applications
1 2 (1.32%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.66%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 3 (1.99%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 14 (9.27%) Amazon AWS
2 9 (5.96%) Microsoft Azure
3 4 (2.65%) Cloud Computing
4 3 (1.99%) Amazon S3
5 2 (1.32%) Route 53
6 1 (0.66%) GitHub
6 1 (0.66%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 7 (4.64%) Intranet
2 6 (3.97%) HTTP
2 6 (3.97%) TCP/IP
3 3 (1.99%) Internet
4 1 (0.66%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 109 (72.19%) MySQL
2 17 (11.26%) MongoDB
3 12 (7.95%) Redis
4 10 (6.62%) NoSQL
5 9 (5.96%) Amazon DynamoDB
5 9 (5.96%) Relational Database
6 5 (3.31%) SQL Server
7 2 (1.32%) PostgreSQL
7 2 (1.32%) Big Data
7 2 (1.32%) SQL Server 2008
7 2 (1.32%) Amazon RDS
8 1 (0.66%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 1 (0.66%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 56 (37.09%) Git (software)
2 26 (17.22%) Subversion
3 24 (15.89%) Mercurial
4 20 (13.25%) PHPUnit
5 14 (9.27%) Jenkins
6 9 (5.96%) Cucumber
7 7 (4.64%) Maven
7 7 (4.64%) JUnit
8 5 (3.31%) FogBugz
8 5 (3.31%) Trac
8 5 (3.31%) JIRA
8 5 (3.31%) Redmine
9 4 (2.65%) Behat
10 2 (1.32%) Selenium
10 2 (1.32%) Xdebug
11 1 (0.66%) CasperJS
11 1 (0.66%) Bitbucket
General
1 18 (11.92%) Finance
2 8 (5.30%) Games
3 7 (4.64%) Marketing
4 4 (2.65%) Banking
5 3 (1.99%) Retail
5 3 (1.99%) Publishing
6 2 (1.32%) Music Industry
7 1 (0.66%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 140 (92.72%) Developer
2 102 (67.55%) PHP Developer
3 22 (14.57%) Senior Developer
4 17 (11.26%) PHP MySQL Developer
5 16 (10.60%) Web Developer
6 15 (9.93%) Senior PHP Developer
7 11 (7.28%) Drupal Developer
8 10 (6.62%) PHP Symfony Developer
9 9 (5.96%) Applications Developer
10 7 (4.64%) Web Applications Developer
11 6 (3.97%) PHP Drupal Developer
12 5 (3.31%) Front-End Developer
12 5 (3.31%) LAMP Developer
12 5 (3.31%) Software Engineer
13 4 (2.65%) Software Developer
13 4 (2.65%) Development Engineer
14 3 (1.99%) PHP Zend Developer
14 3 (1.99%) PHP Web Developer
15 2 (1.32%) Software Design Engineer
15 2 (1.32%) Front-End Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 78 (51.66%) HTML
2 75 (49.67%) CSS
3 50 (33.11%) jQuery
4 48 (31.79%) Symfony
5 43 (28.48%) HTML5
6 38 (25.17%) Web Services
6 38 (25.17%) LAMP
7 33 (21.85%) CSS3
8 29 (19.21%) RESTful
9 28 (18.54%) Laravel
10 23 (15.23%) Zend Framework
11 18 (11.92%) XML
12 15 (9.93%) REST
12 15 (9.93%) Doctrine
13 14 (9.27%) CodeIgniter
13 14 (9.27%) .NET
14 13 (8.61%) JSON
14 13 (8.61%) AngularJS
15 12 (7.95%) XHTML
15 12 (7.95%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 18 (11.92%) Computer Science
2 6 (3.97%) Social Media
2 6 (3.97%) User Experience
3 4 (2.65%) Open Source
3 4 (2.65%) W3C
4 3 (1.99%) E-Learning
4 3 (1.99%) SCORM
4 3 (1.99%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (1.32%) Digital Media
5 2 (1.32%) Mobile App
5 2 (1.32%) Blog
5 2 (1.32%) Social Network
6 1 (0.66%) Client/Server
6 1 (0.66%) Web 2.0
6 1 (0.66%) Taxonomies
Operating Systems
1 30 (19.87%) Linux
2 9 (5.96%) Windows
3 8 (5.30%) UNIX
4 5 (3.31%) Android
4 5 (3.31%) Apple iOS
5 4 (2.65%) CentOS
5 4 (2.65%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 2 (1.32%) Windows CE
7 1 (0.66%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 85 (56.29%) OO
2 84 (55.63%) MVC
3 60 (39.74%) Agile Software Development
4 45 (29.80%) OO PHP
5 34 (22.52%) TDD
6 29 (19.21%) Continuous Integration
6 29 (19.21%) BDD
7 26 (17.22%) OOP
8 20 (13.25%) E-Commerce
9 12 (7.95%) Web Development
10 11 (7.28%) Unit Testing
10 11 (7.28%) Scrum
11 7 (4.64%) Project Management
12 6 (3.97%) SOA
13 5 (3.31%) Time Management
13 5 (3.31%) Responsive Web Design
14 3 (1.99%) Integration Testing
14 3 (1.99%) Software Engineering
14 3 (1.99%) CRM
14 3 (1.99%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 151 (100.00%) PHP
2 93 (61.59%) JavaScript
3 29 (19.21%) SQL
4 22 (14.57%) Java
5 14 (9.27%) C#
6 8 (5.30%) Ruby
7 7 (4.64%) C
8 6 (3.97%) C++
8 6 (3.97%) Perl
8 6 (3.97%) Python
8 6 (3.97%) Shell Script
9 4 (2.65%) Golang
10 3 (1.99%) Scala
11 2 (1.32%) Objective-C
11 2 (1.32%) PHP4
12 1 (0.66%) Bash Shell
12 1 (0.66%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 18 (11.92%) Degree
2 2 (1.32%) SC Cleared
2 2 (1.32%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.32%) QA
System Software
1 2 (1.32%) Varnish
2 1 (0.66%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 4 (2.65%) Vagrant
2 2 (1.32%) Kibana
2 2 (1.32%) Puppet
Vendors
1 65 (43.05%) Zend
2 10 (6.62%) Salesforce.com
3 6 (3.97%) Facebook
4 4 (2.65%) Twitter
4 4 (2.65%) Oracle
5 2 (1.32%) Microsoft
5 2 (1.32%) Akamai
5 2 (1.32%) Sony
6 1 (0.66%) VMware
6 1 (0.66%) Google
6 1 (0.66%) SmartFocus
6 1 (0.66%) Rackspace