The first table below looks at the demand 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 23 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Programming Languages category for the London region.

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
23 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
PHP 5
Rank 337 335 316
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -19
Contract jobs citing PHP5 65 69 94
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.28% 0.28% 0.36%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.67% 0.65% 0.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 45 55 61
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£338 £325 £330
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.84% -1.51%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £241 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £419 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £315 £285 £275
% change year-on-year
+10.52% +3.63%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £32.50
Programming Languages Category
London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
9695 10542 10255
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 41.75% 43.47% 38.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 6963 7480 7039
Average daily rate £425 £438 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.85% +2.94%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £294 £280
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 65 112 155
Average hourly rate £34.00 £37.50 £36.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-9.33% +2.73%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.00 £19.00 £20.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £53.00 £52.50 £48.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £35.00
PHP5
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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 23 July 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 23 July 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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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 16 £368 +13.07% 16
Hammersmith - - - -
Croydon - - - -
Ruislip - - - -
Uxbridge - - - -
West Drayton - - - -
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PHP5
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 23 July 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.

1 135 (100.00%) PHP
2 111 (82.22%) MySQL
3 97 (71.85%) HTML
4 94 (69.63%) JavaScript
5 92 (68.15%) CSS
6 68 (50.37%) MVC
7 67 (49.63%) OO
8 65 (48.15%) jQuery
9 57 (42.22%) Zend
10 49 (36.30%) Symfony
11 48 (35.56%) Agile Software Development
12 47 (34.81%) OO PHP
13 35 (25.93%) HTML5
14 32 (23.70%) Git (software)
14 32 (23.70%) LAMP
15 28 (20.74%) TDD
16 27 (20.00%) Web Development
16 27 (20.00%) Web Services
17 26 (19.26%) Linux
18 24 (17.78%) Apache
18 24 (17.78%) Ajax
19 22 (16.30%) OOP
19 22 (16.30%) CSS3
20 20 (14.81%) Zend Framework
21 18 (13.33%) SQL
22 17 (12.59%) XML
23 16 (11.85%) E-Commerce
23 16 (11.85%) Subversion
23 16 (11.85%) BDD
23 16 (11.85%) Apple iOS

PHP5
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 23 July 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 24 (17.78%) Apache
2 16 (11.85%) WordPress
3 11 (8.15%) Drupal
4 9 (6.67%) CMS
5 6 (4.44%) Node.js
6 4 (2.96%) Apache Solr
7 3 (2.22%) nginx
7 3 (2.22%) Joomla!
7 3 (2.22%) Tomcat
8 1 (0.74%) BizTalk Server
8 1 (0.74%) ExpressionEngine
8 1 (0.74%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 4 (2.96%) Photoshop
2 1 (0.74%) Adobe Illustrator
Business Applications
1 6 (4.44%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 7 (5.19%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (2.96%) GitHub
3 3 (2.22%) Microsoft Azure
4 2 (1.48%) Amazon S3
4 2 (1.48%) Route 53
Communications & Networking
1 4 (2.96%) HTTP
2 3 (2.22%) TCP/IP
3 1 (0.74%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 111 (82.22%) MySQL
2 11 (8.15%) Relational Database
3 8 (5.93%) MongoDB
4 6 (4.44%) NoSQL
5 3 (2.22%) Redis
5 3 (2.22%) Neo4j
5 3 (2.22%) Amazon DynamoDB
6 2 (1.48%) Amazon RDS
6 2 (1.48%) SQL Server
6 2 (1.48%) Big Data
7 1 (0.74%) MariaDB
7 1 (0.74%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 32 (23.70%) Git (software)
2 16 (11.85%) Subversion
3 13 (9.63%) PHPUnit
4 7 (5.19%) Mercurial
5 6 (4.44%) Jenkins
6 5 (3.70%) FogBugz
6 5 (3.70%) Trac
6 5 (3.70%) Redmine
6 5 (3.70%) Selenium
7 3 (2.22%) Cucumber
7 3 (2.22%) Maven
7 3 (2.22%) JUnit
8 2 (1.48%) Oracle Forms
8 2 (1.48%) Behat
9 1 (0.74%) Bitbucket
9 1 (0.74%) Xdebug
9 1 (0.74%) Eclipse
9 1 (0.74%) NUnit
9 1 (0.74%) Visual Studio
9 1 (0.74%) JIRA
General
1 13 (9.63%) Finance
2 6 (4.44%) Music Industry
2 6 (4.44%) Marketing
3 4 (2.96%) Banking
3 4 (2.96%) Retail
4 3 (2.22%) Back Office
5 2 (1.48%) Telecoms
5 2 (1.48%) Games
6 1 (0.74%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 125 (92.59%) Developer
2 104 (77.04%) PHP Developer
3 18 (13.33%) PHP Symfony Developer
4 14 (10.37%) Senior Developer
4 14 (10.37%) PHP MySQL Developer
5 13 (9.63%) Web Developer
6 12 (8.89%) Senior PHP Developer
7 8 (5.93%) Lead Developer
8 7 (5.19%) PHP LAMP Developer
8 7 (5.19%) Lead PHP Developer
9 6 (4.44%) Front-End Developer
9 6 (4.44%) PHP Web Developer
9 6 (4.44%) Software Developer
10 5 (3.70%) LAMP Developer
10 5 (3.70%) Drupal Developer
10 5 (3.70%) PHP Zend Developer
11 4 (2.96%) Software Engineer
11 4 (2.96%) Applications Developer
12 3 (2.22%) Web Applications Developer
12 3 (2.22%) Magento Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 97 (71.85%) HTML
2 92 (68.15%) CSS
3 65 (48.15%) jQuery
4 49 (36.30%) Symfony
5 35 (25.93%) HTML5
6 32 (23.70%) LAMP
7 27 (20.00%) Web Services
8 24 (17.78%) Ajax
9 22 (16.30%) CSS3
10 20 (14.81%) Zend Framework
11 17 (12.59%) XML
12 16 (11.85%) RESTful
13 13 (9.63%) Laravel
14 11 (8.15%) Memcached
14 11 (8.15%) CodeIgniter
14 11 (8.15%) CakePHP
15 10 (7.41%) JSON
15 10 (7.41%) XHTML
16 9 (6.67%) .NET
17 8 (5.93%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 10 (7.41%) Computer Science
2 8 (5.93%) Open Source
3 5 (3.70%) Social Media
4 2 (1.48%) Digital Media
4 2 (1.48%) Blog
4 2 (1.48%) W3C
5 1 (0.74%) Blackberry
5 1 (0.74%) Web 2.0
5 1 (0.74%) Animation
5 1 (0.74%) Social Network
Operating Systems
1 26 (19.26%) Linux
2 16 (11.85%) Apple iOS
3 9 (6.67%) UNIX
4 6 (4.44%) Android
5 5 (3.70%) Windows
6 1 (0.74%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 68 (50.37%) MVC
2 67 (49.63%) OO
3 48 (35.56%) Agile Software Development
4 47 (34.81%) OO PHP
5 28 (20.74%) TDD
6 27 (20.00%) Web Development
7 22 (16.30%) OOP
8 16 (11.85%) E-Commerce
8 16 (11.85%) BDD
9 15 (11.11%) iOS Development
10 12 (8.89%) Scrum
11 10 (7.41%) Continuous Integration
12 9 (6.67%) Kanban
12 9 (6.67%) Project Management
13 7 (5.19%) Responsive Web Design
14 6 (4.44%) Time Management
15 5 (3.70%) SOA
15 5 (3.70%) Analytics
15 5 (3.70%) Android Development
16 4 (2.96%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 135 (100.00%) PHP
2 94 (69.63%) JavaScript
3 18 (13.33%) SQL
4 13 (9.63%) Java
5 11 (8.15%) Python
5 11 (8.15%) Ruby
6 9 (6.67%) C#
7 7 (5.19%) C
8 6 (4.44%) C++
8 6 (4.44%) Shell Script
9 5 (3.70%) PHP4
9 5 (3.70%) Perl
10 3 (2.22%) Golang
11 2 (1.48%) Scala
Qualifications
1 12 (8.89%) Degree
2 2 (1.48%) SC Cleared
2 2 (1.48%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.48%) QA
Systems Management
1 4 (2.96%) Vagrant
2 1 (0.74%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 57 (42.22%) Zend
2 9 (6.67%) Salesforce.com
3 3 (2.22%) Sony
3 3 (2.22%) Oracle
3 3 (2.22%) Rackspace
4 2 (1.48%) Facebook
4 2 (1.48%) Twitter
4 2 (1.48%) Sybase
4 2 (1.48%) Siebel
4 2 (1.48%) Adobe
5 1 (0.74%) Google
5 1 (0.74%) Akamai
City, London
Oliver Bernard
Rate: From £400 to £450 per day
Posted: 12 hours ago
London
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Engage PSG
Rate: £40000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Burns Sheehan
Rate: £350 - £380 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
ReThink Recruitment
Rate: £320 - £400 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Cadence Resourcing
Rate: On Application
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Cadence Resourcing
Rate: On Application
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Initi8 Recruitment
Rate: £250 - £300 Per Day
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Premier Group Recruitment
Rate: £250 - £300 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
West London
Sega Europe
Rate: Competitive Daily Rate
Posted: 16 days ago
West London
Sega Europe
Rate: Competitive Daily Rate
Posted: 16 days ago
City of London
Progressive Recruitment
Rate: competitive
Posted: 20 days ago