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 1 October 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
1 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
PHP 5
Rank 297 365 347
Rank change year-on-year
+68 -18
Contract jobs citing PHP5 117 58 74
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.48% 0.23% 0.29%
As % of the Programming Languages category 1.16% 0.53% 0.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 80 37 53
Average daily rate
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£335 £313 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.20% -3.84%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £273 £240 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £403 £420 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £313 £280 £275
% change year-on-year
+11.60% +1.81%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Average hourly rate £41.25 - -
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
10091 10856 10409
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 41.64% 43.04% 40.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 7341 7779 7313
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 £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 66 83 121
Average hourly rate £30.00 £37.50 £36.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-20.00% +4.16%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.00 £17.00 £13.32
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £110.00 £57.50 £48.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £33.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+4.47% -4.28%

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 1 October 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 1 October 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 +38 18 £360 +5.10% 9
Edgware - - - -
Surbiton - - - -
Twickenham - - - -
Uxbridge - - - - 1
West Drayton - - - -
PHP5
England

PHP5
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 1 October 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.

1 157 (100.00%) PHP
2 122 (77.71%) MySQL
3 101 (64.33%) JavaScript
4 95 (60.51%) MVC
5 90 (57.32%) OO
6 89 (56.69%) HTML
7 85 (54.14%) CSS
8 71 (45.22%) Zend
9 69 (43.95%) Agile Software Development
10 61 (38.85%) Git (software)
11 53 (33.76%) OO PHP
12 49 (31.21%) Symfony
13 48 (30.57%) jQuery
14 42 (26.75%) LAMP
15 40 (25.48%) Web Services
15 40 (25.48%) Apache
15 40 (25.48%) HTML5
16 37 (23.57%) TDD
17 34 (21.66%) Laravel
18 33 (21.02%) BDD
19 30 (19.11%) RESTful
19 30 (19.11%) OOP
20 29 (18.47%) Subversion
20 29 (18.47%) Continuous Integration
20 29 (18.47%) CSS3
21 27 (17.20%) Java
21 27 (17.20%) SQL
22 26 (16.56%) Zend Framework
22 26 (16.56%) Mercurial
23 25 (15.92%) Linux

PHP5
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 1 October 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 40 (25.48%) Apache
2 17 (10.83%) WordPress
3 14 (8.92%) Drupal
4 11 (7.01%) CMS
5 10 (6.37%) nginx
6 9 (5.73%) Tomcat
7 6 (3.82%) Apache Solr
8 5 (3.18%) Node.js
9 2 (1.27%) ExpressionEngine
10 1 (0.64%) IIS
10 1 (0.64%) Facebook Platform
10 1 (0.64%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 4 (2.55%) Photoshop
2 1 (0.64%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.64%) Adobe Creative Suite
Business Applications
1 4 (2.55%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 15 (9.55%) Amazon AWS
2 9 (5.73%) Microsoft Azure
3 4 (2.55%) Cloud Computing
4 3 (1.91%) Amazon S3
4 3 (1.91%) GitHub
5 2 (1.27%) Route 53
6 1 (0.64%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 7 (4.46%) Intranet
2 6 (3.82%) HTTP
2 6 (3.82%) TCP/IP
3 1 (0.64%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 122 (77.71%) MySQL
2 18 (11.46%) MongoDB
3 13 (8.28%) Redis
3 13 (8.28%) Relational Database
4 11 (7.01%) NoSQL
5 9 (5.73%) Amazon DynamoDB
6 4 (2.55%) SQL Server
7 2 (1.27%) Amazon RDS
7 2 (1.27%) Big Data
7 2 (1.27%) SQL Server 2008
8 1 (0.64%) Data Warehouse
8 1 (0.64%) PostgreSQL
8 1 (0.64%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 1 (0.64%) Neo4j
Development Applications
1 61 (38.85%) Git (software)
2 29 (18.47%) Subversion
3 26 (16.56%) Mercurial
4 17 (10.83%) PHPUnit
5 12 (7.64%) Jenkins
6 9 (5.73%) Cucumber
7 8 (5.10%) FogBugz
7 8 (5.10%) Trac
7 8 (5.10%) Redmine
8 7 (4.46%) JUnit
8 7 (4.46%) Maven
9 5 (3.18%) JIRA
10 4 (2.55%) Behat
11 2 (1.27%) Xdebug
12 1 (0.64%) Eclipse
12 1 (0.64%) Selenium
12 1 (0.64%) Bitbucket
General
1 21 (13.38%) Finance
2 8 (5.10%) Games
2 8 (5.10%) Marketing
3 6 (3.82%) Banking
4 4 (2.55%) Retail
5 3 (1.91%) Publishing
5 3 (1.91%) Music Industry
6 1 (0.64%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 144 (91.72%) Developer
2 109 (69.43%) PHP Developer
3 19 (12.10%) PHP MySQL Developer
4 17 (10.83%) Web Developer
5 15 (9.55%) Senior Developer
6 13 (8.28%) PHP Symfony Developer
7 10 (6.37%) Senior PHP Developer
8 9 (5.73%) Applications Developer
9 8 (5.10%) Front-End Developer
10 7 (4.46%) Web Applications Developer
11 6 (3.82%) Drupal Developer
11 6 (3.82%) Software Engineer
12 5 (3.18%) Lead Developer
12 5 (3.18%) Software Developer
12 5 (3.18%) Lead PHP Developer
12 5 (3.18%) PHP Zend Developer
13 4 (2.55%) LAMP Developer
13 4 (2.55%) PHP Drupal Developer
13 4 (2.55%) Development Engineer
13 4 (2.55%) PHP Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 89 (56.69%) HTML
2 85 (54.14%) CSS
3 49 (31.21%) Symfony
4 48 (30.57%) jQuery
5 42 (26.75%) LAMP
6 40 (25.48%) Web Services
6 40 (25.48%) HTML5
7 34 (21.66%) Laravel
8 30 (19.11%) RESTful
9 29 (18.47%) CSS3
10 26 (16.56%) Zend Framework
11 18 (11.46%) XML
12 17 (10.83%) CodeIgniter
13 14 (8.92%) XHTML
14 13 (8.28%) .NET
14 13 (8.28%) Memcached
15 12 (7.64%) REST
15 12 (7.64%) ASP.NET
16 11 (7.01%) CakePHP
16 11 (7.01%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 20 (12.74%) Computer Science
2 6 (3.82%) User Experience
3 5 (3.18%) Social Media
3 5 (3.18%) Open Source
4 4 (2.55%) Analytical Skills
4 4 (2.55%) Digital Media
4 4 (2.55%) W3C
5 3 (1.91%) E-Learning
5 3 (1.91%) SCORM
6 2 (1.27%) Mobile App
7 1 (0.64%) Client/Server
7 1 (0.64%) Blog
7 1 (0.64%) Social Network
7 1 (0.64%) Taxonomies
7 1 (0.64%) Animation
7 1 (0.64%) Web 2.0
Operating Systems
1 25 (15.92%) Linux
2 11 (7.01%) Windows
2 11 (7.01%) Apple iOS
3 10 (6.37%) UNIX
4 9 (5.73%) Android
5 2 (1.27%) CentOS
5 2 (1.27%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 2 (1.27%) Windows CE
6 1 (0.64%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 95 (60.51%) MVC
2 90 (57.32%) OO
3 69 (43.95%) Agile Software Development
4 53 (33.76%) OO PHP
5 37 (23.57%) TDD
6 33 (21.02%) BDD
7 30 (19.11%) OOP
8 29 (18.47%) Continuous Integration
9 25 (15.92%) E-Commerce
10 16 (10.19%) Web Development
11 12 (7.64%) Project Management
12 11 (7.01%) Scrum
13 10 (6.37%) Unit Testing
14 9 (5.73%) Responsive Web Design
14 9 (5.73%) iOS Development
15 7 (4.46%) Time Management
15 7 (4.46%) Android Development
16 6 (3.82%) Kanban
17 4 (2.55%) SOA
18 3 (1.91%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 157 (100.00%) PHP
2 101 (64.33%) JavaScript
3 27 (17.20%) Java
3 27 (17.20%) SQL
4 13 (8.28%) C#
5 9 (5.73%) C
6 8 (5.10%) Shell Script
6 8 (5.10%) Python
6 8 (5.10%) C++
7 7 (4.46%) Perl
7 7 (4.46%) Ruby
8 4 (2.55%) Golang
9 3 (1.91%) Scala
10 2 (1.27%) PHP4
10 2 (1.27%) Objective-C
11 1 (0.64%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 22 (14.01%) Degree
2 4 (2.55%) SC Cleared
2 4 (2.55%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (1.91%) QA
Systems Management
1 4 (2.55%) Vagrant
Vendors
1 71 (45.22%) Zend
2 13 (8.28%) Salesforce.com
3 7 (4.46%) Facebook
4 5 (3.18%) Twitter
5 2 (1.27%) Akamai
5 2 (1.27%) Sony
5 2 (1.27%) Sybase
6 1 (0.64%) Microsoft
6 1 (0.64%) Adobe
6 1 (0.64%) Oracle
6 1 (0.64%) Rackspace
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