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 August 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 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
PHP 5
Rank 303 379 313
Rank change year-on-year
+76 -66
Contract jobs citing PHP5 111 52 95
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.46% 0.21% 0.36%
As % of the Programming Languages category 1.10% 0.47% 0.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 73 37 70
Average daily rate
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£338 £325 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.84% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £278 £245 £199
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £416 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £311 £273 £275
% change year-on-year
+14.22% -0.90%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £40.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £31.50
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
10129 11004 10474
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 41.63% 43.99% 40.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 7148 7838 7298
Average daily rate £425 £425 £425
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £288
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 64 84 146
Average hourly rate £37.50 £37.50 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +7.14%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.25 £17.50 £15.55
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.62 £59.00 £48.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £34.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+2.94% -2.85%

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 August 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 August 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 +26 23 £360 +10.76% 8
Croydon - - - -
Ruislip - - - -
Surbiton - - - -
Uxbridge - - - -
West Drayton - - - -
PHP5
England

PHP5
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 29 August 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.

1 161 (100.00%) PHP
2 124 (77.02%) MySQL
3 101 (62.73%) JavaScript
4 94 (58.39%) HTML
4 94 (58.39%) OO
5 93 (57.76%) MVC
6 88 (54.66%) CSS
7 76 (47.20%) Zend
8 61 (37.89%) Git (software)
9 59 (36.65%) OO PHP
10 53 (32.92%) Symfony
10 53 (32.92%) jQuery
11 51 (31.68%) Agile Software Development
12 41 (25.47%) LAMP
13 40 (24.84%) TDD
14 38 (23.60%) Web Services
15 36 (22.36%) Apache
15 36 (22.36%) HTML5
16 32 (19.88%) BDD
16 32 (19.88%) OOP
17 30 (18.63%) Laravel
18 29 (18.01%) RESTful
18 29 (18.01%) Linux
19 28 (17.39%) Continuous Integration
19 28 (17.39%) Zend Framework
20 27 (16.77%) Subversion
20 27 (16.77%) SQL
21 25 (15.53%) Java
21 25 (15.53%) E-Commerce
21 25 (15.53%) Mercurial

PHP5
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 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 36 (22.36%) Apache
2 18 (11.18%) WordPress
3 11 (6.83%) Drupal
4 10 (6.21%) CMS
5 9 (5.59%) Tomcat
6 7 (4.35%) nginx
7 6 (3.73%) Apache Solr
8 5 (3.11%) Node.js
9 2 (1.24%) ExpressionEngine
10 1 (0.62%) Facebook Platform
10 1 (0.62%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 3 (1.86%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 4 (2.48%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 14 (8.70%) Amazon AWS
2 8 (4.97%) Microsoft Azure
3 4 (2.48%) GitHub
3 4 (2.48%) Cloud Computing
4 2 (1.24%) Amazon S3
4 2 (1.24%) Route 53
Communications & Networking
1 6 (3.73%) HTTP
1 6 (3.73%) Intranet
2 5 (3.11%) TCP/IP
3 2 (1.24%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 124 (77.02%) MySQL
2 17 (10.56%) MongoDB
3 15 (9.32%) Relational Database
4 12 (7.45%) Redis
5 10 (6.21%) NoSQL
6 9 (5.59%) Amazon DynamoDB
7 2 (1.24%) Amazon RDS
7 2 (1.24%) Big Data
7 2 (1.24%) SQL Server
8 1 (0.62%) Data Warehouse
8 1 (0.62%) PostgreSQL
8 1 (0.62%) SQL Server 2008
8 1 (0.62%) Neo4j
Development Applications
1 61 (37.89%) Git (software)
2 27 (16.77%) Subversion
3 25 (15.53%) Mercurial
4 20 (12.42%) PHPUnit
5 12 (7.45%) Jenkins
6 9 (5.59%) Cucumber
7 8 (4.97%) Redmine
7 8 (4.97%) FogBugz
7 8 (4.97%) Trac
8 7 (4.35%) JUnit
8 7 (4.35%) Maven
9 4 (2.48%) JIRA
9 4 (2.48%) Selenium
9 4 (2.48%) Behat
10 1 (0.62%) Oracle Forms
10 1 (0.62%) Eclipse
10 1 (0.62%) Xdebug
General
1 18 (11.18%) Finance
2 8 (4.97%) Marketing
3 6 (3.73%) Games
4 5 (3.11%) Banking
4 5 (3.11%) Music Industry
5 4 (2.48%) Retail
6 3 (1.86%) Publishing
7 1 (0.62%) Back Office
7 1 (0.62%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 149 (92.55%) Developer
2 114 (70.81%) PHP Developer
3 20 (12.42%) Web Developer
4 17 (10.56%) Senior Developer
4 17 (10.56%) PHP MySQL Developer
4 17 (10.56%) PHP Symfony Developer
5 10 (6.21%) Applications Developer
5 10 (6.21%) Senior PHP Developer
6 8 (4.97%) Front-End Developer
7 7 (4.35%) Web Applications Developer
8 6 (3.73%) Lead Developer
8 6 (3.73%) Software Developer
8 6 (3.73%) Drupal Developer
8 6 (3.73%) PHP Zend Developer
8 6 (3.73%) PHP Web Developer
9 5 (3.11%) LAMP Developer
9 5 (3.11%) Lead PHP Developer
9 5 (3.11%) Software Engineer
10 3 (1.86%) Magento Developer
10 3 (1.86%) PHP LAMP Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 94 (58.39%) HTML
2 88 (54.66%) CSS
3 53 (32.92%) Symfony
3 53 (32.92%) jQuery
4 41 (25.47%) LAMP
5 38 (23.60%) Web Services
6 36 (22.36%) HTML5
7 30 (18.63%) Laravel
8 29 (18.01%) RESTful
9 28 (17.39%) Zend Framework
10 25 (15.53%) CSS3
11 16 (9.94%) CodeIgniter
11 16 (9.94%) XML
12 14 (8.70%) XHTML
13 12 (7.45%) Ajax
13 12 (7.45%) .NET
13 12 (7.45%) REST
14 11 (6.83%) ASP.NET
14 11 (6.83%) CakePHP
14 11 (6.83%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 19 (11.80%) Computer Science
2 5 (3.11%) Social Media
3 4 (2.48%) Digital Media
3 4 (2.48%) Open Source
4 3 (1.86%) E-Learning
4 3 (1.86%) SCORM
5 2 (1.24%) W3C
6 1 (0.62%) Blog
6 1 (0.62%) Social Network
6 1 (0.62%) Web 2.0
6 1 (0.62%) Animation
Operating Systems
1 29 (18.01%) Linux
2 14 (8.70%) Apple iOS
3 11 (6.83%) UNIX
4 10 (6.21%) Windows
5 8 (4.97%) Android
6 1 (0.62%) CentOS
6 1 (0.62%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (0.62%) Windows CE
Processes & Methodologies
1 94 (58.39%) OO
2 93 (57.76%) MVC
3 59 (36.65%) OO PHP
4 51 (31.68%) Agile Software Development
5 40 (24.84%) TDD
6 32 (19.88%) OOP
6 32 (19.88%) BDD
7 28 (17.39%) Continuous Integration
8 25 (15.53%) E-Commerce
9 19 (11.80%) Web Development
10 13 (8.07%) iOS Development
11 12 (7.45%) Unit Testing
11 12 (7.45%) Project Management
12 11 (6.83%) Scrum
13 9 (5.59%) Responsive Web Design
14 7 (4.35%) Time Management
14 7 (4.35%) Android Development
15 6 (3.73%) Kanban
16 4 (2.48%) SOA
17 3 (1.86%) Pair Programming
Programming Languages
1 161 (100.00%) PHP
2 101 (62.73%) JavaScript
3 27 (16.77%) SQL
4 25 (15.53%) Java
5 12 (7.45%) C#
6 9 (5.59%) Python
7 8 (4.97%) Shell Script
7 8 (4.97%) Ruby
7 8 (4.97%) C
8 7 (4.35%) C++
9 6 (3.73%) Perl
10 4 (2.48%) Golang
11 3 (1.86%) PHP4
11 3 (1.86%) Scala
Qualifications
1 21 (13.04%) Degree
2 4 (2.48%) SC Cleared
2 4 (2.48%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (1.86%) QA
Systems Management
1 3 (1.86%) Vagrant
Vendors
1 76 (47.20%) Zend
2 13 (8.07%) Salesforce.com
3 6 (3.73%) Facebook
4 4 (2.48%) Twitter
5 3 (1.86%) Oracle
6 2 (1.24%) Sybase
6 2 (1.24%) Sony
6 2 (1.24%) Akamai
7 1 (0.62%) Siebel
7 1 (0.62%) Adobe
7 1 (0.62%) Rackspace
East London
Oho Group Ltd.
Rate: £200 to £275 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Teamcore
Rate: Up to £350 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
London
eCom Recruitment
Rate: From £200 to £300 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Experis Ltd
Rate: £300 - £325 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Austin Fraser Limited
Rate: £0.00 per annum
Posted: 12 days ago
London
Austin Fraser Limited
Rate: £350 - £400 per day
Posted: 18 days ago
London
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: Competitive Rates
Posted: 24 days ago
City of London
Computer Futures
Rate: £325 - £400 per day + competitive
Posted: 26 days ago