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 22 September 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
22 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
PHP 5
Rank 308 378 343
Rank change year-on-year
+70 -35
Contract jobs citing PHP5 118 52 78
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.48% 0.21% 0.30%
As % of the Programming Languages category 1.16% 0.48% 0.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 81 33 58
Average daily rate
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£335 £300 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.66% -7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £230 £271
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £379 £415
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £295 £275
% change year-on-year
+1.69% +7.27%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Average hourly rate £41.25 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £75.75
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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
10165 10919 10545
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 41.51% 43.38% 40.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 7300 7807 7364
Average daily rate £425 £425 £425
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £285
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 84 139
Average hourly rate £31.00 £37.50 £36.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-17.33% +4.16%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.00 £17.50 £14.66
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £110.00 £57.50 £48.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £32.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -7.14%

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 22 September 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 22 September 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 +37 20 £360 +15.20% 9
Edgware - - - -
Surbiton - - - -
Twickenham - - - -
Uxbridge - - - -
West Drayton - - - -
PHP5
England

PHP5
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 22 September 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.

1 160 (100.00%) PHP
2 124 (77.50%) MySQL
3 101 (63.13%) JavaScript
4 95 (59.38%) MVC
5 93 (58.13%) OO
6 91 (56.88%) HTML
7 85 (53.13%) CSS
8 72 (45.00%) Agile Software Development
9 70 (43.75%) Zend
10 61 (38.13%) Git (software)
11 55 (34.38%) OO PHP
12 50 (31.25%) Symfony
13 49 (30.63%) jQuery
14 41 (25.63%) LAMP
15 39 (24.38%) TDD
16 38 (23.75%) Web Services
16 38 (23.75%) Apache
16 38 (23.75%) HTML5
17 35 (21.88%) Laravel
18 33 (20.63%) BDD
19 31 (19.38%) OOP
20 29 (18.13%) Subversion
20 29 (18.13%) Continuous Integration
20 29 (18.13%) RESTful
21 28 (17.50%) CSS3
22 27 (16.88%) Linux
22 27 (16.88%) Java
23 26 (16.25%) E-Commerce
23 26 (16.25%) Mercurial
24 25 (15.63%) SQL

PHP5
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 22 September 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 38 (23.75%) Apache
2 17 (10.63%) WordPress
3 14 (8.75%) Drupal
4 11 (6.88%) CMS
5 9 (5.63%) Tomcat
5 9 (5.63%) nginx
6 7 (4.38%) Node.js
7 6 (3.75%) Apache Solr
8 2 (1.25%) ExpressionEngine
9 1 (0.63%) Facebook Platform
9 1 (0.63%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 3 (1.88%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 4 (2.50%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 15 (9.38%) Amazon AWS
2 9 (5.63%) Microsoft Azure
3 4 (2.50%) Cloud Computing
4 3 (1.88%) Amazon S3
4 3 (1.88%) GitHub
5 2 (1.25%) Route 53
Communications & Networking
1 7 (4.38%) Intranet
2 6 (3.75%) HTTP
2 6 (3.75%) TCP/IP
3 1 (0.63%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 124 (77.50%) MySQL
2 18 (11.25%) MongoDB
3 14 (8.75%) Relational Database
4 13 (8.13%) Redis
5 10 (6.25%) NoSQL
6 9 (5.63%) Amazon DynamoDB
7 3 (1.88%) SQL Server
8 2 (1.25%) Amazon RDS
8 2 (1.25%) SQL Server 2008
8 2 (1.25%) Big Data
9 1 (0.63%) Data Warehouse
9 1 (0.63%) PostgreSQL
9 1 (0.63%) Neo4j
Development Applications
1 61 (38.13%) Git (software)
2 29 (18.13%) Subversion
3 26 (16.25%) Mercurial
4 17 (10.63%) PHPUnit
5 12 (7.50%) Jenkins
6 9 (5.63%) Cucumber
7 8 (5.00%) Redmine
7 8 (5.00%) FogBugz
7 8 (5.00%) Trac
8 7 (4.38%) JUnit
8 7 (4.38%) Maven
9 5 (3.13%) JIRA
10 4 (2.50%) Behat
11 3 (1.88%) Selenium
12 2 (1.25%) Xdebug
13 1 (0.63%) Eclipse
General
1 20 (12.50%) Finance
2 8 (5.00%) Marketing
2 8 (5.00%) Games
3 6 (3.75%) Banking
4 4 (2.50%) Retail
5 3 (1.88%) Music Industry
5 3 (1.88%) Publishing
6 1 (0.63%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 147 (91.88%) Developer
2 111 (69.38%) PHP Developer
3 20 (12.50%) PHP MySQL Developer
4 17 (10.63%) Web Developer
5 16 (10.00%) Senior Developer
6 14 (8.75%) PHP Symfony Developer
7 10 (6.25%) Senior PHP Developer
8 9 (5.63%) Applications Developer
9 8 (5.00%) Front-End Developer
10 7 (4.38%) Web Applications Developer
11 6 (3.75%) Software Engineer
11 6 (3.75%) Drupal Developer
12 5 (3.13%) Lead PHP Developer
12 5 (3.13%) Software Developer
12 5 (3.13%) Lead Developer
12 5 (3.13%) PHP Zend Developer
13 4 (2.50%) LAMP Developer
13 4 (2.50%) PHP Web Developer
13 4 (2.50%) PHP Drupal Developer
13 4 (2.50%) Development Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 91 (56.88%) HTML
2 85 (53.13%) CSS
3 50 (31.25%) Symfony
4 49 (30.63%) jQuery
5 41 (25.63%) LAMP
6 38 (23.75%) Web Services
6 38 (23.75%) HTML5
7 35 (21.88%) Laravel
8 29 (18.13%) RESTful
9 28 (17.50%) CSS3
10 25 (15.63%) Zend Framework
11 17 (10.63%) CodeIgniter
11 17 (10.63%) XML
12 14 (8.75%) XHTML
13 13 (8.13%) .NET
13 13 (8.13%) Memcached
14 12 (7.50%) CakePHP
14 12 (7.50%) ASP.NET
15 11 (6.88%) Ajax
15 11 (6.88%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 20 (12.50%) Computer Science
2 5 (3.13%) User Experience
2 5 (3.13%) Open Source
3 4 (2.50%) Social Media
3 4 (2.50%) Digital Media
3 4 (2.50%) W3C
4 3 (1.88%) E-Learning
4 3 (1.88%) SCORM
4 3 (1.88%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (1.25%) Mobile App
6 1 (0.63%) Web 2.0
6 1 (0.63%) Animation
6 1 (0.63%) Social Network
Operating Systems
1 27 (16.88%) Linux
2 12 (7.50%) Apple iOS
3 11 (6.88%) Windows
4 10 (6.25%) UNIX
5 9 (5.63%) Android
6 2 (1.25%) CentOS
6 2 (1.25%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 2 (1.25%) Windows CE
7 1 (0.63%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 95 (59.38%) MVC
2 93 (58.13%) OO
3 72 (45.00%) Agile Software Development
4 55 (34.38%) OO PHP
5 39 (24.38%) TDD
6 33 (20.63%) BDD
7 31 (19.38%) OOP
8 29 (18.13%) Continuous Integration
9 26 (16.25%) E-Commerce
10 17 (10.63%) Web Development
11 12 (7.50%) Project Management
12 11 (6.88%) Scrum
13 10 (6.25%) Unit Testing
13 10 (6.25%) iOS Development
14 9 (5.63%) Responsive Web Design
15 7 (4.38%) Time Management
15 7 (4.38%) Android Development
16 6 (3.75%) Kanban
17 4 (2.50%) SOA
18 3 (1.88%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 160 (100.00%) PHP
2 101 (63.13%) JavaScript
3 27 (16.88%) Java
4 25 (15.63%) SQL
5 13 (8.13%) C#
6 10 (6.25%) Python
7 9 (5.63%) C++
7 9 (5.63%) C
7 9 (5.63%) Ruby
8 8 (5.00%) Shell Script
9 7 (4.38%) Perl
10 4 (2.50%) Golang
11 3 (1.88%) Scala
12 2 (1.25%) PHP4
12 2 (1.25%) Objective-C
13 1 (0.63%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 22 (13.75%) Degree
2 4 (2.50%) SC Cleared
2 4 (2.50%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (1.88%) QA
Systems Management
1 4 (2.50%) Vagrant
Vendors
1 70 (43.75%) Zend
2 14 (8.75%) Salesforce.com
3 7 (4.38%) Facebook
4 5 (3.13%) Twitter
5 2 (1.25%) Akamai
5 2 (1.25%) Sony
5 2 (1.25%) Sybase
6 1 (0.63%) Adobe
6 1 (0.63%) Rackspace
6 1 (0.63%) Oracle
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