The table below looks at the statistics for PHP 5 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 PHP 5 over the 3 months to 5 February 2016 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
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
PHP 5
Rank 403 388 390
Rank change year-on-year
-15 +2
Contract jobs citing PHP 5 8 17 17
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.038% 0.082% 0.079%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.089% 0.19% 0.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 13 11
Average daily rate £425 £330 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+28.78% -17.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £326 £283 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £395 £460
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £375 £325
% change year-on-year
-13.33% +15.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
PHP 5
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
8977 8891 8693
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 42.45% 42.68% 40.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 6664 6632 6177
Average daily rate £474 £450 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.28% +5.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £300 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £355 £325
% change year-on-year
+5.63% +9.23%
Number of hourly rates quoted 67 53 76
Average hourly rate £34.00 £28.75 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+18.26% -17.85%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.88 £16.90 £18.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.00 £46.70 £52.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £35.50 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+12.67% +4.41%

PHP 5
Jobs Demand Trend in London

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing PHP 5 across the London region as a proportion of the total demand within the Programming Languages category.

PHP 5 Jobs Demand Trend in London

PHP 5
Daily Rate Trend in London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing PHP 5 across the London region.

PHP 5 Daily Rate Trend in London

PHP 5
Daily Rate Histogram in London

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing PHP 5 across the London region over the 3 months to 5 February 2016.

PHP 5 Daily Rate Histogram in London

PHP 5
Hourly Rate Trend in London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing PHP 5 across the London region.

PHP 5 Hourly Rate Trend in London

PHP 5
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the London region citing PHP 5 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 PHP 5.

1 14 (100.00%) PHP
2 9 (64.29%) Symfony
3 8 (57.14%) CSS
4 7 (50.00%) JavaScript
4 7 (50.00%) HTML
4 7 (50.00%) OO
4 7 (50.00%) jQuery
4 7 (50.00%) HTML5
4 7 (50.00%) CSS3
5 6 (42.86%) Git (software)
5 6 (42.86%) MySQL
5 6 (42.86%) MVC
6 5 (35.71%) Unit Testing
6 5 (35.71%) Laravel
7 4 (28.57%) Zend
7 4 (28.57%) CMS
7 4 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
7 4 (28.57%) TDD
7 4 (28.57%) Linux
7 4 (28.57%) OOP
8 3 (21.43%) E-Commerce
8 3 (21.43%) Subversion
8 3 (21.43%) PHPUnit
8 3 (21.43%) Silex
9 2 (14.29%) Front End Development
9 2 (14.29%) OO PHP
9 2 (14.29%) Cucumber
9 2 (14.29%) NoSQL
9 2 (14.29%) Hudson
9 2 (14.29%) Jasmine

PHP 5
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the London region citing PHP 5 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 PHP 5. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 4 (28.57%) CMS
2 2 (14.29%) Drupal
2 2 (14.29%) WordPress
3 1 (7.14%) Apache
3 1 (7.14%) Joomla!
Business Applications
1 2 (14.29%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 1 (7.14%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (7.14%) Amazon EC2
1 1 (7.14%) Amazon S3
1 1 (7.14%) Amazon SQS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (42.86%) MySQL
2 2 (14.29%) NoSQL
3 1 (7.14%) CouchDB
3 1 (7.14%) MongoDB
3 1 (7.14%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 6 (42.86%) Git (software)
2 3 (21.43%) PHPUnit
2 3 (21.43%) Subversion
3 2 (14.29%) Cucumber
3 2 (14.29%) Hudson
3 2 (14.29%) Jasmine
3 2 (14.29%) Jenkins
3 2 (14.29%) Mocha
4 1 (7.14%) Bower
4 1 (7.14%) FogBugz
4 1 (7.14%) Grunt
4 1 (7.14%) gulp
4 1 (7.14%) Mercurial
4 1 (7.14%) Redmine
4 1 (7.14%) Trac
General
1 2 (14.29%) Retail
2 1 (7.14%) Finance
2 1 (7.14%) Games
2 1 (7.14%) Law
2 1 (7.14%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 13 (92.86%) Developer
2 9 (64.29%) PHP Developer
3 2 (14.29%) Magento Developer
3 2 (14.29%) PHP Laravel Developer
3 2 (14.29%) PHP Magento Developer
3 2 (14.29%) Senior Developer
3 2 (14.29%) WordPress Developer
4 1 (7.14%) CMS Developer
4 1 (7.14%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
4 1 (7.14%) Full Stack Developer
4 1 (7.14%) Games Developer
4 1 (7.14%) JavaScript Developer
4 1 (7.14%) Joomla! Developer
4 1 (7.14%) MySQL Developer
4 1 (7.14%) PHP MySQL Developer
4 1 (7.14%) Senior Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
4 1 (7.14%) Senior Full Stack Developer
4 1 (7.14%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (64.29%) Symfony
2 8 (57.14%) CSS
3 7 (50.00%) CSS3
3 7 (50.00%) HTML
3 7 (50.00%) HTML5
3 7 (50.00%) jQuery
4 5 (35.71%) Laravel
5 3 (21.43%) Silex
6 2 (14.29%) Ajax
6 2 (14.29%) AngularJS
6 2 (14.29%) LAMP
6 2 (14.29%) Sass
6 2 (14.29%) Twitter Bootstrap
6 2 (14.29%) Web Services
7 1 (7.14%) .NET
7 1 (7.14%) CodeIgniter
7 1 (7.14%) React
7 1 (7.14%) REST
7 1 (7.14%) RESTful
7 1 (7.14%) UIKit
Miscellaneous
1 2 (14.29%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 4 (28.57%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (50.00%) OO
2 6 (42.86%) MVC
3 5 (35.71%) Unit Testing
4 4 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
4 4 (28.57%) OOP
4 4 (28.57%) TDD
5 3 (21.43%) E-Commerce
6 2 (14.29%) Content Management
6 2 (14.29%) Continuous Integration
6 2 (14.29%) Front End Development
6 2 (14.29%) OO PHP
6 2 (14.29%) Open Source
6 2 (14.29%) Pair Programming
6 2 (14.29%) Refactoring
6 2 (14.29%) Scrum
6 2 (14.29%) Web Development
7 1 (7.14%) Continuous Delivery
7 1 (7.14%) Defect Tracking
7 1 (7.14%) Dependency Management
7 1 (7.14%) DevOps
Programming Languages
1 14 (100.00%) PHP
2 7 (50.00%) JavaScript
3 2 (14.29%) Ruby
3 2 (14.29%) SQL
4 1 (7.14%) Java
4 1 (7.14%) PHP 4
4 1 (7.14%) Shell Script
System Software
1 1 (7.14%) Docker
Systems Management
1 1 (7.14%) Ansible
Vendors
1 4 (28.57%) Zend
2 1 (7.14%) Salesforce.com
2 1 (7.14%) Sitecore
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