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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited PHP 5 over the 3 months to 17 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
17 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
PHP 5
England / London
Rank 389 397 375
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -22
Contract jobs citing PHP 5 7 8 20
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.036% 0.039% 0.096%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.080% 0.090% 0.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 8 15
Median daily rate £340 £425 £330
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-20.00% +28.78%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £285 £326 £295
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £450 £445
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £325 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £45.00 -

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
8804 8881 8849
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 45.47% 43.26% 42.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 6563 6543 6657
Median daily rate £475 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +5.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £325 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £623 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 49 72 37
Median hourly rate £45.00 £30.00 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+50.00% -14.28%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £29.05 £17.68 £15.18
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £50.00 £50.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.00 £39.00 £35.18
% change year-on-year
+5.12% +10.87%

PHP 5
Jobs Demand Trend in London

The demand trend of contract jobs across the London region citing PHP 5 as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 17 January 2017.

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 17 January 2017, IT contractor jobs citing PHP 5 also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the London region with a requirement for PHP 5.

1 21 (100.00%) PHP
2 19 (90.48%) JavaScript
3 18 (85.71%) CSS
4 13 (61.90%) jQuery
5 12 (57.14%) Agile Software Development
5 12 (57.14%) HTML
6 11 (52.38%) Symfony
7 10 (47.62%) TDD
7 10 (47.62%) Web Development
7 10 (47.62%) HTML5
8 9 (42.86%) Web Services
9 8 (38.10%) OOP
9 8 (38.10%) BDD
9 8 (38.10%) Cross-Browser Compatibility
10 7 (33.33%) PHPUnit
10 7 (33.33%) CSS3
10 7 (33.33%) RESTful
10 7 (33.33%) Responsive Web Design
10 7 (33.33%) CMS
10 7 (33.33%) Zend
10 7 (33.33%) Kanban
11 6 (28.57%) Zend Framework
11 6 (28.57%) Refactoring
11 6 (28.57%) JSON
11 6 (28.57%) B2B
11 6 (28.57%) B2C
11 6 (28.57%) Jasmine
11 6 (28.57%) Drupal
11 6 (28.57%) Behat
11 6 (28.57%) RequireJS

PHP 5
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 7 (33.33%) CMS
2 6 (28.57%) Drupal
3 5 (23.81%) Apache
4 2 (9.52%) WordPress
Applications
1 1 (4.76%) Adobe Illustrator
1 1 (4.76%) Photoshop
Cloud Services
1 2 (9.52%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (4.76%) AWS CloudFormation
Communications & Networking
1 1 (4.76%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (23.81%) MySQL
2 1 (4.76%) MariaDB
2 1 (4.76%) PostgreSQL
2 1 (4.76%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 7 (33.33%) PHPUnit
2 6 (28.57%) Jasmine
3 5 (23.81%) Git (software)
4 2 (9.52%) Subversion
5 1 (4.76%) Jenkins
5 1 (4.76%) JIRA
5 1 (4.76%) Mercurial
5 1 (4.76%) Travis CI
5 1 (4.76%) Vagrant
General
1 1 (4.76%) Banking
1 1 (4.76%) Finance
1 1 (4.76%) Law
1 1 (4.76%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 20 (95.24%) Developer
2 12 (57.14%) PHP Developer
3 6 (28.57%) Drupal Developer
4 5 (23.81%) PHP Web Developer
4 5 (23.81%) Web Developer
5 4 (19.05%) Full Stack Developer
6 3 (14.29%) Full Stack Web Developer
6 3 (14.29%) JavaScript Developer
6 3 (14.29%) PHP Symfony Developer
6 3 (14.29%) Symfony Developer
7 2 (9.52%) WordPress Developer
8 1 (4.76%) Lead Developer
8 1 (4.76%) PHP Zend Developer
8 1 (4.76%) Senior Developer
8 1 (4.76%) Senior PHP Developer
8 1 (4.76%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (85.71%) CSS
2 13 (61.90%) jQuery
3 12 (57.14%) HTML
4 11 (52.38%) Symfony
5 10 (47.62%) HTML5
6 9 (42.86%) Web Services
7 7 (33.33%) CSS3
7 7 (33.33%) RESTful
8 6 (28.57%) Behat
8 6 (28.57%) JSON
8 6 (28.57%) RequireJS
8 6 (28.57%) Zend Framework
9 4 (19.05%) Node.js
10 2 (9.52%) Ajax
10 2 (9.52%) LAMP
11 1 (4.76%) Apache Flex
11 1 (4.76%) CherryPy
11 1 (4.76%) Django
11 1 (4.76%) Dojo
11 1 (4.76%) Ext JS
Miscellaneous
1 1 (4.76%) e-Learning
1 1 (4.76%) Learning Management System
1 1 (4.76%) RIA
Operating Systems
1 2 (9.52%) Linux
2 1 (4.76%) Android
2 1 (4.76%) Apple iOS
2 1 (4.76%) CentOS
2 1 (4.76%) FreeBSD
2 1 (4.76%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (57.14%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (47.62%) TDD
2 10 (47.62%) Web Development
3 8 (38.10%) BDD
3 8 (38.10%) Cross-Browser Compatibility
3 8 (38.10%) OOP
4 7 (33.33%) Kanban
4 7 (33.33%) Responsive Web Design
5 6 (28.57%) B2B
5 6 (28.57%) B2C
5 6 (28.57%) Refactoring
6 5 (23.81%) SOA
7 4 (19.05%) Open Source
8 3 (14.29%) Scrum
9 2 (9.52%) OO
9 2 (9.52%) Unit Testing
10 1 (4.76%) Content Management
10 1 (4.76%) Continuous Integration
10 1 (4.76%) Logistics
10 1 (4.76%) Pair Programming
Programming Languages
1 21 (100.00%) PHP
2 19 (90.48%) JavaScript
3 3 (14.29%) SQL
4 1 (4.76%) Bash Shell
4 1 (4.76%) Perl
4 1 (4.76%) PHP 7
4 1 (4.76%) Python
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.76%) QA
System Software
1 2 (9.52%) Docker
Systems Management
1 1 (4.76%) Puppet
Vendors
1 7 (33.33%) Zend
2 1 (4.76%) Adobe