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 30 January 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
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
PHP 5
Rank 357 345 297
Rank change year-on-year
-12 -48
Contract jobs citing PHP5 41 48 66
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.19% 0.22% 0.34%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.45% 0.55% 0.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 33 37 46
Average daily rate
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£350 £330 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.06% -5.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £268 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £436 £438
UK excluding London average daily rate £321 £300 £300
% change year-on-year
+7.08% -
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
9079 8679 8199
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 42.98% 40.27% 42.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 6770 6195 5837
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 £295
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 48 80 108
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 £16.00 £18.00 £17.88
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £52.50 £48.85
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.50 £33.53 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+5.89% -4.21%

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 30 January 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 30 January 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 +11 10 £350 +16.66% 7
Clapham - - - -
Chiswick - - - -
Uxbridge - - - -
PHP5
England

PHP5
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 30 January 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.

1 119 (100.00%) PHP
2 88 (73.95%) MySQL
3 79 (66.39%) JavaScript
4 66 (55.46%) HTML
5 62 (52.10%) OO
6 61 (51.26%) CSS
7 55 (46.22%) MVC
8 47 (39.50%) Git (software)
9 44 (36.97%) Zend
10 43 (36.13%) Agile Software Development
11 42 (35.29%) Symfony
11 42 (35.29%) jQuery
12 36 (30.25%) LAMP
13 35 (29.41%) HTML5
14 31 (26.05%) OO PHP
15 28 (23.53%) Drupal
16 27 (22.69%) Apache
17 26 (21.85%) TDD
18 25 (21.01%) CSS3
19 23 (19.33%) Web Services
20 22 (18.49%) Laravel
21 21 (17.65%) Continuous Integration
21 21 (17.65%) SQL
22 20 (16.81%) Linux
23 19 (15.97%) OOP
23 19 (15.97%) Subversion
24 18 (15.13%) BDD
25 17 (14.29%) Mercurial
25 17 (14.29%) E-Commerce
26 16 (13.45%) Computer Science

PHP5
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 28 (23.53%) Drupal
2 27 (22.69%) Apache
3 14 (11.76%) WordPress
3 14 (11.76%) CMS
4 10 (8.40%) nginx
5 6 (5.04%) Joomla!
6 5 (4.20%) Node.js
6 5 (4.20%) Tomcat
7 4 (3.36%) Apache Solr
8 3 (2.52%) Elasticsearch
9 2 (1.68%) SugarCRM
10 1 (0.84%) ExpressionEngine
10 1 (0.84%) Jadu
10 1 (0.84%) Facebook Platform
10 1 (0.84%) SharePoint
10 1 (0.84%) IIS
Applications
1 2 (1.68%) Photoshop
1 2 (1.68%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 6 (5.04%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 8 (6.72%) Amazon AWS
2 6 (5.04%) Microsoft Azure
3 4 (3.36%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (0.84%) Amazon EC2
4 1 (0.84%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 8 (6.72%) Intranet
2 3 (2.52%) TCP/IP
2 3 (2.52%) Internet
3 2 (1.68%) HTTP
4 1 (0.84%) SSL
4 1 (0.84%) Extranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 88 (73.95%) MySQL
2 12 (10.08%) Redis
2 12 (10.08%) MongoDB
3 6 (5.04%) SQL Server
3 6 (5.04%) NoSQL
3 6 (5.04%) Relational Database
4 5 (4.20%) Amazon DynamoDB
5 2 (1.68%) PostgreSQL
5 2 (1.68%) SQL Server 2008
6 1 (0.84%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 47 (39.50%) Git (software)
2 19 (15.97%) Subversion
3 17 (14.29%) Mercurial
4 15 (12.61%) PHPUnit
5 10 (8.40%) Jenkins
6 5 (4.20%) Cucumber
7 4 (3.36%) JIRA
8 3 (2.52%) FogBugz
8 3 (2.52%) Trac
8 3 (2.52%) Redmine
8 3 (2.52%) JUnit
8 3 (2.52%) Maven
9 2 (1.68%) Selenium
9 2 (1.68%) Jasmine
9 2 (1.68%) Behat
9 2 (1.68%) Karma Test Runner
9 2 (1.68%) CasperJS
10 1 (0.84%) Xdebug
10 1 (0.84%) Bitbucket
10 1 (0.84%) Dreamweaver
General
1 9 (7.56%) Finance
2 6 (5.04%) Retail
3 5 (4.20%) Games
4 4 (3.36%) Marketing
5 2 (1.68%) Banking
5 2 (1.68%) Publishing
6 1 (0.84%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 109 (91.60%) Developer
2 77 (64.71%) PHP Developer
3 24 (20.17%) Senior Developer
4 16 (13.45%) Senior PHP Developer
5 11 (9.24%) PHP MySQL Developer
6 10 (8.40%) Drupal Developer
7 9 (7.56%) Web Developer
8 8 (6.72%) PHP Symfony Developer
9 6 (5.04%) LAMP Developer
10 5 (4.20%) PHP Drupal Developer
11 4 (3.36%) Applications Developer
11 4 (3.36%) PHP LAMP Developer
11 4 (3.36%) WordPress Developer
11 4 (3.36%) Magento Developer
12 3 (2.52%) Web Applications Developer
13 2 (1.68%) PHP Programmer
13 2 (1.68%) HTML Developer
13 2 (1.68%) Programmer
13 2 (1.68%) Software Engineer
13 2 (1.68%) CSS Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 66 (55.46%) HTML
2 61 (51.26%) CSS
3 42 (35.29%) Symfony
3 42 (35.29%) jQuery
4 36 (30.25%) LAMP
5 35 (29.41%) HTML5
6 25 (21.01%) CSS3
7 23 (19.33%) Web Services
8 22 (18.49%) Laravel
9 16 (13.45%) AngularJS
10 15 (12.61%) REST
11 14 (11.76%) RESTful
11 14 (11.76%) Doctrine
11 14 (11.76%) XML
12 13 (10.92%) XHTML
12 13 (10.92%) Zend Framework
12 13 (10.92%) Backbone.js
13 10 (8.40%) SOAP
14 9 (7.56%) JSON
15 8 (6.72%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 16 (13.45%) Computer Science
2 4 (3.36%) Social Media
2 4 (3.36%) User Experience
3 3 (2.52%) Open Source
3 3 (2.52%) W3C
3 3 (2.52%) E-Learning
3 3 (2.52%) SCORM
4 2 (1.68%) Blog
4 2 (1.68%) Mobile App
4 2 (1.68%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (0.84%) Data Structures
5 1 (0.84%) Client/Server
5 1 (0.84%) Management Information System
5 1 (0.84%) Taxonomies
5 1 (0.84%) Social Network
5 1 (0.84%) Data Protection Act
Operating Systems
1 20 (16.81%) Linux
2 6 (5.04%) Windows
3 4 (3.36%) UNIX
3 4 (3.36%) Apple iOS
3 4 (3.36%) Android
3 4 (3.36%) CentOS
3 4 (3.36%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 2 (1.68%) Windows CE
5 1 (0.84%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 62 (52.10%) OO
2 55 (46.22%) MVC
3 43 (36.13%) Agile Software Development
4 31 (26.05%) OO PHP
5 26 (21.85%) TDD
6 21 (17.65%) Continuous Integration
7 19 (15.97%) OOP
8 18 (15.13%) BDD
9 17 (14.29%) E-Commerce
10 10 (8.40%) Web Development
11 8 (6.72%) Unit Testing
12 7 (5.88%) Responsive Web Design
13 5 (4.20%) Scrum
14 4 (3.36%) Project Management
14 4 (3.36%) CRM
14 4 (3.36%) SOA
14 4 (3.36%) Low Latency
14 4 (3.36%) DevOps
15 3 (2.52%) Time Management
15 3 (2.52%) Integration Testing
Programming Languages
1 119 (100.00%) PHP
2 79 (66.39%) JavaScript
3 21 (17.65%) SQL
4 14 (11.76%) Java
5 7 (5.88%) C#
5 7 (5.88%) Ruby
6 5 (4.20%) Shell Script
7 4 (3.36%) Python
7 4 (3.36%) C++
7 4 (3.36%) Perl
8 3 (2.52%) C
9 2 (1.68%) PHP4
9 2 (1.68%) Objective-C
9 2 (1.68%) Bash Shell
10 1 (0.84%) Golang
10 1 (0.84%) Scala
10 1 (0.84%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 14 (11.76%) Degree
2 1 (0.84%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 3 (2.52%) Varnish
2 1 (0.84%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 4 (3.36%) Vagrant
2 3 (2.52%) Kibana
2 3 (2.52%) Puppet
Vendors
1 44 (36.97%) Zend
2 8 (6.72%) Salesforce.com
3 6 (5.04%) Facebook
4 4 (3.36%) Oracle
4 4 (3.36%) Twitter
5 2 (1.68%) Google
5 2 (1.68%) Microsoft
6 1 (0.84%) Akamai
6 1 (0.84%) SmartFocus
6 1 (0.84%) Rackspace
6 1 (0.84%) VMware
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