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 31 August 2015 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
31 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
PHP 5
Rank 387 320 377
Rank change year-on-year
-67 +57
Contract jobs citing PHP5 32 103 49
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.13% 0.43% 0.20%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.31% 1.03% 0.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 29 69 35
Average daily rate
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£370 £335 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.44% +3.07%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £275 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £400 £419
UK excluding London average daily rate £290 £320 £285
% change year-on-year
-9.37% +12.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £40.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
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
10328 9978 11006
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 42.91% 41.61% 44.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 7629 7037 7845
Average daily rate £450 £425 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £305 £300 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 72 61 84
Average hourly rate £29.00 £36.00 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-19.44% -4.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.00 £15.25 £17.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £49.13 £53.50 £59.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £38.50 £35.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+10.00% +2.94%

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 31 August 2015.

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 31 August 2015. 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 -19 7 £370 +2.77% 4
PHP5
England

PHP5
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 31 August 2015, 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 77 (100.00%) PHP
2 62 (80.52%) MySQL
3 41 (53.25%) Symfony
4 39 (50.65%) OO
5 37 (48.05%) JavaScript
6 35 (45.45%) MVC
7 33 (42.86%) HTML
8 32 (41.56%) CSS
8 32 (41.56%) jQuery
9 31 (40.26%) Agile Software Development
10 29 (37.66%) Linux
11 24 (31.17%) Finance
12 22 (28.57%) Scrum
12 22 (28.57%) OO PHP
13 21 (27.27%) Mentoring
14 19 (24.68%) Zend
15 18 (23.38%) HTML5
16 17 (22.08%) LAMP
16 17 (22.08%) Apache
17 16 (20.78%) CSS3
18 15 (19.48%) Continuous Integration
18 15 (19.48%) Web Services
18 15 (19.48%) SQL
19 14 (18.18%) PostgreSQL
19 14 (18.18%) Subversion
19 14 (18.18%) Git (software)
20 13 (16.88%) TDD
20 13 (16.88%) Relational Database
21 11 (14.29%) CMS
21 11 (14.29%) Shell Script

PHP5
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 31 August 2015, 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 17 (22.08%) Apache
2 11 (14.29%) CMS
3 7 (9.09%) Drupal
4 6 (7.79%) WordPress
5 4 (5.19%) Joomla!
6 2 (2.60%) Node.js
7 1 (1.30%) SharePoint
7 1 (1.30%) nginx
7 1 (1.30%) Apache Solr
7 1 (1.30%) Moodle
7 1 (1.30%) Jadu
Applications
1 2 (2.60%) Photoshop
1 2 (2.60%) Adobe Illustrator
Business Applications
1 9 (11.69%) Magento
2 3 (3.90%) Shopify
2 3 (3.90%) osCommerce
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.60%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (1.30%) Heroku
2 1 (1.30%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 3 (3.90%) SSL
1 3 (3.90%) Internet
2 1 (1.30%) Extranet
2 1 (1.30%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 62 (80.52%) MySQL
2 14 (18.18%) PostgreSQL
3 13 (16.88%) Relational Database
4 2 (2.60%) NoSQL
5 1 (1.30%) MongoDB
5 1 (1.30%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 14 (18.18%) Subversion
1 14 (18.18%) Git (software)
2 11 (14.29%) Mercurial
2 11 (14.29%) Redmine
2 11 (14.29%) FogBugz
2 11 (14.29%) Trac
3 7 (9.09%) PHPUnit
4 5 (6.49%) Grunt
4 5 (6.49%) gulp
5 4 (5.19%) Bower
6 3 (3.90%) NetBeans
7 2 (2.60%) Jenkins
8 1 (1.30%) Karma Test Runner
8 1 (1.30%) Jasmine
8 1 (1.30%) Phing
8 1 (1.30%) Selenium
8 1 (1.30%) Ant
8 1 (1.30%) Eclipse
8 1 (1.30%) Xcode
General
1 24 (31.17%) Finance
2 6 (7.79%) Retail
3 2 (2.60%) Marketing
4 1 (1.30%) Banking
Job Titles
1 63 (81.82%) Developer
2 45 (58.44%) PHP Developer
3 14 (18.18%) PHP MySQL Developer
4 9 (11.69%) Senior Developer
5 8 (10.39%) Software Engineer
6 6 (7.79%) Magento Developer
6 6 (7.79%) Senior PHP Developer
7 5 (6.49%) Web Developer
8 4 (5.19%) Senior Software Engineer
8 4 (5.19%) PHP LAMP Developer
9 3 (3.90%) Applications Developer
9 3 (3.90%) Drupal Developer
10 2 (2.60%) Front-End Developer
10 2 (2.60%) Lead Software Engineer
10 2 (2.60%) Systems Developer
10 2 (2.60%) OO PHP Developer
10 2 (2.60%) LAMP Developer
11 1 (1.30%) CMS Developer
11 1 (1.30%) Lead PHP Developer
11 1 (1.30%) PHP Symfony Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 41 (53.25%) Symfony
2 33 (42.86%) HTML
3 32 (41.56%) CSS
3 32 (41.56%) jQuery
4 18 (23.38%) HTML5
5 17 (22.08%) LAMP
6 16 (20.78%) CSS3
7 15 (19.48%) Web Services
8 11 (14.29%) Laravel
9 8 (10.39%) Ajax
10 7 (9.09%) REST
11 6 (7.79%) CodeIgniter
12 5 (6.49%) XHTML
12 5 (6.49%) Twitter Bootstrap
13 4 (5.19%) XML
14 3 (3.90%) SOAP
14 3 (3.90%) CakePHP
14 3 (3.90%) Smarty
14 3 (3.90%) Zend Framework
14 3 (3.90%) Yii
Miscellaneous
1 5 (6.49%) Computer Science
2 3 (3.90%) User Experience
3 2 (2.60%) Enterprise Software
3 2 (2.60%) Learning Management System
4 1 (1.30%) iPad
4 1 (1.30%) Digital Media
4 1 (1.30%) iPhone
4 1 (1.30%) W3C
4 1 (1.30%) Management Information System
4 1 (1.30%) E-Learning
Operating Systems
1 29 (37.66%) Linux
2 1 (1.30%) Android
2 1 (1.30%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 39 (50.65%) OO
2 35 (45.45%) MVC
3 31 (40.26%) Agile Software Development
4 22 (28.57%) Scrum
4 22 (28.57%) OO PHP
5 21 (27.27%) Mentoring
6 15 (19.48%) Continuous Integration
7 13 (16.88%) TDD
8 11 (14.29%) Software Engineering
8 11 (14.29%) Project Management
9 10 (12.99%) Coaching
10 9 (11.69%) Open Source
10 9 (11.69%) Waterfall
10 9 (11.69%) E-Commerce
10 9 (11.69%) Kanban
11 8 (10.39%) OOP
11 8 (10.39%) Unit Testing
12 4 (5.19%) Dependency Management
13 3 (3.90%) BDD
14 2 (2.60%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 77 (100.00%) PHP
2 37 (48.05%) JavaScript
3 15 (19.48%) SQL
4 11 (14.29%) Shell Script
5 4 (5.19%) Java
6 3 (3.90%) C++
7 2 (2.60%) C
7 2 (2.60%) Python
7 2 (2.60%) Ruby
7 2 (2.60%) Perl
8 1 (1.30%) Apple Swift
8 1 (1.30%) Smalltalk
8 1 (1.30%) C#
Qualifications
1 4 (5.19%) Degree
2 1 (1.30%) SC Cleared
2 1 (1.30%) Security Cleared
Systems Management
1 3 (3.90%) Puppet
1 3 (3.90%) Opscode Chef
2 2 (2.60%) Vagrant
Vendors
1 19 (24.68%) Zend
2 11 (14.29%) Salesforce.com
3 2 (2.60%) Adobe
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