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 6 July 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
6 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
PHP 5
Rank 361 375 337
Rank change year-on-year
+14 -38
Contract jobs citing PHP5 47 37 77
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.21% 0.16% 0.33%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.48% 0.39% 0.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 37 29 61
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£370 £313 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+18.40% -3.84%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £280 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £435 £396 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £295 £315 £275
% change year-on-year
-6.34% +14.54%
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
9710 9573 9977
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 42.43% 41.78% 42.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 7128 6940 7066
Average daily rate £450 £430 £438
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.65% -1.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £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 90 58 122
Average hourly rate £30.00 £31.99 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-6.20% -14.70%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.00 £16.50 £19.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.19 £50.00 £51.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £35.00 £33.50
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +4.47%

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 6 July 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 6 July 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 +1 12 £370 +0.68% 9
PHP5
England

PHP5
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 6 July 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 96 (100.00%) PHP
2 69 (71.88%) MySQL
3 58 (60.42%) JavaScript
4 51 (53.13%) HTML
5 46 (47.92%) Symfony
6 45 (46.88%) CSS
7 38 (39.58%) jQuery
8 36 (37.50%) OO
8 36 (37.50%) Agile Software Development
9 31 (32.29%) MVC
9 31 (32.29%) Zend
10 27 (28.13%) HTML5
10 27 (28.13%) LAMP
10 27 (28.13%) Linux
11 24 (25.00%) OO PHP
12 21 (21.88%) Git (software)
13 20 (20.83%) Finance
14 18 (18.75%) Scrum
15 16 (16.67%) PostgreSQL
15 16 (16.67%) Continuous Integration
15 16 (16.67%) Mentoring
16 15 (15.63%) SQL
17 14 (14.58%) Apache
17 14 (14.58%) CSS3
18 13 (13.54%) Web Services
18 13 (13.54%) TDD
18 13 (13.54%) Subversion
18 13 (13.54%) Magento
19 12 (12.50%) Ajax
19 12 (12.50%) Retail

PHP5
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 6 July 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 14 (14.58%) Apache
2 10 (10.42%) CMS
2 10 (10.42%) WordPress
3 9 (9.38%) Drupal
4 5 (5.21%) Joomla!
5 4 (4.17%) Node.js
6 2 (2.08%) Moodle
6 2 (2.08%) Jadu
6 2 (2.08%) nginx
6 2 (2.08%) SharePoint
7 1 (1.04%) SugarCRM
7 1 (1.04%) Apache Solr
Applications
1 6 (6.25%) Photoshop
2 2 (2.08%) Adobe Illustrator
Business Applications
1 13 (13.54%) Magento
2 1 (1.04%) Shopify
2 1 (1.04%) osCommerce
Cloud Services
1 3 (3.13%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (1.04%) Heroku
2 1 (1.04%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 3 (3.13%) SSL
1 3 (3.13%) Internet
2 2 (2.08%) Extranet
2 2 (2.08%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 69 (71.88%) MySQL
2 16 (16.67%) PostgreSQL
3 10 (10.42%) Relational Database
4 3 (3.13%) NoSQL
5 2 (2.08%) MongoDB
5 2 (2.08%) SQL Server
6 1 (1.04%) CouchDB
6 1 (1.04%) Redis
Development Applications
1 21 (21.88%) Git (software)
2 13 (13.54%) Subversion
3 8 (8.33%) Mercurial
3 8 (8.33%) PHPUnit
4 7 (7.29%) Redmine
4 7 (7.29%) FogBugz
4 7 (7.29%) Trac
5 4 (4.17%) Karma Test Runner
5 4 (4.17%) Jasmine
6 3 (3.13%) Jenkins
6 3 (3.13%) Grunt
6 3 (3.13%) NetBeans
7 2 (2.08%) Selenium
7 2 (2.08%) gulp
7 2 (2.08%) Ant
8 1 (1.04%) Dreamweaver
8 1 (1.04%) Maven
8 1 (1.04%) Phing
8 1 (1.04%) Gradle
8 1 (1.04%) Bower
General
1 20 (20.83%) Finance
2 12 (12.50%) Retail
3 3 (3.13%) Marketing
4 1 (1.04%) Banking
Job Titles
1 81 (84.38%) Developer
2 55 (57.29%) PHP Developer
3 15 (15.63%) Senior Developer
4 12 (12.50%) Senior PHP Developer
4 12 (12.50%) Magento Developer
5 10 (10.42%) PHP MySQL Developer
6 8 (8.33%) Software Engineer
7 6 (6.25%) PHP LAMP Developer
8 5 (5.21%) WordPress Developer
8 5 (5.21%) Web Developer
9 4 (4.17%) Senior Software Engineer
9 4 (4.17%) Drupal Developer
10 3 (3.13%) CSS Developer
10 3 (3.13%) Systems Developer
10 3 (3.13%) Applications Developer
10 3 (3.13%) LAMP Developer
10 3 (3.13%) HTML Developer
11 2 (2.08%) Lead Software Engineer
11 2 (2.08%) PHP Symfony Developer
11 2 (2.08%) Full Stack Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 51 (53.13%) HTML
2 46 (47.92%) Symfony
3 45 (46.88%) CSS
4 38 (39.58%) jQuery
5 27 (28.13%) LAMP
5 27 (28.13%) HTML5
6 14 (14.58%) CSS3
7 13 (13.54%) Web Services
8 12 (12.50%) Ajax
9 11 (11.46%) Laravel
10 10 (10.42%) REST
11 9 (9.38%) XHTML
12 7 (7.29%) AngularJS
12 7 (7.29%) Doctrine
13 6 (6.25%) Backbone.js
13 6 (6.25%) Zend Framework
13 6 (6.25%) CodeIgniter
14 5 (5.21%) Twitter Bootstrap
15 4 (4.17%) Yii
15 4 (4.17%) CakePHP
Miscellaneous
1 10 (10.42%) Computer Science
2 4 (4.17%) User Experience
3 3 (3.13%) W3C
4 2 (2.08%) Management Information System
4 2 (2.08%) E-Learning
4 2 (2.08%) Learning Management System
4 2 (2.08%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (1.04%) Client/Server
5 1 (1.04%) Data Structures
5 1 (1.04%) Social Media
5 1 (1.04%) Digital Media
5 1 (1.04%) Data Protection Act
Operating Systems
1 27 (28.13%) Linux
2 1 (1.04%) Ubuntu
2 1 (1.04%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 36 (37.50%) OO
1 36 (37.50%) Agile Software Development
2 31 (32.29%) MVC
3 24 (25.00%) OO PHP
4 18 (18.75%) Scrum
5 16 (16.67%) Continuous Integration
5 16 (16.67%) Mentoring
6 13 (13.54%) TDD
7 11 (11.46%) OOP
7 11 (11.46%) Software Engineering
8 9 (9.38%) E-Commerce
9 7 (7.29%) Project Management
9 7 (7.29%) Responsive Web Design
10 6 (6.25%) BDD
11 5 (5.21%) Coaching
11 5 (5.21%) Unit Testing
11 5 (5.21%) Open Source
11 5 (5.21%) Waterfall
11 5 (5.21%) Kanban
12 2 (2.08%) Digital Marketing
Programming Languages
1 96 (100.00%) PHP
2 58 (60.42%) JavaScript
3 15 (15.63%) SQL
4 7 (7.29%) Shell Script
5 2 (2.08%) Ruby
5 2 (2.08%) Python
5 2 (2.08%) Perl
5 2 (2.08%) C
5 2 (2.08%) C++
5 2 (2.08%) Java
Qualifications
1 8 (8.33%) Degree
2 2 (2.08%) Security Cleared
3 1 (1.04%) SC Cleared
Systems Management
1 6 (6.25%) Puppet
2 4 (4.17%) Opscode Chef
3 3 (3.13%) Vagrant
Vendors
1 31 (32.29%) Zend
2 7 (7.29%) Salesforce.com
3 2 (2.08%) Adobe
4 1 (1.04%) VMware
4 1 (1.04%) Facebook
4 1 (1.04%) Twitter
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