The table below looks at the statistics for PHP 4 skills in IT contracts advertised for the South East region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited PHP 4 over the 3 months to 29 April 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.

3 months to
29 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
PHP 4
Rank - - -
Contract jobs citing PHP 4 0 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East - - -
As % of the Programming Languages category - - -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Average daily rate - - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £275 £345 -
% change year-on-year
-20.28% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
PHP 4
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 South East region.

Programming Languages Category
South East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
3266 3231 2987
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 33.90% 32.47% 32.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 2120 1932 1699
Average daily rate £400 £350 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% +3.70%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £265 £245
10% offered a daily rate of more than £515 £495 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £335
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +4.47%
Number of hourly rates quoted 114 112 106
Average hourly rate £38.00 £37.50 £40.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+1.33% -6.25%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £20.00 £17.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.50 £45.00 £52.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £38.00 £36.00 £36.50
% change year-on-year
+5.55% -1.36%

PHP 4
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing PHP 4 across the South East region as a proportion of the total demand within the Programming Languages category.

PHP 4 Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

PHP 4
Daily Rate Trend in the South East

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing PHP 4 across the South East region.

PHP 4 Daily Rate Trend in the South East

PHP 4
Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing PHP 4 across the South East region.

PHP 4 Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

PHP 4
Top 23 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, IT contractor jobs across the South East region citing PHP 4 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 4.

1 4 (100.00%) HTML
1 4 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 4 (100.00%) PHP
1 4 (100.00%) MySQL
1 4 (100.00%) CSS
1 4 (100.00%) MVC
1 4 (100.00%) Web Development
1 4 (100.00%) PHP 5
2 3 (75.00%) CakePHP
2 3 (75.00%) Mentoring
2 3 (75.00%) Ajax
2 3 (75.00%) Marketing
2 3 (75.00%) LAMP
2 3 (75.00%) XML
2 3 (75.00%) Linux
2 3 (75.00%) OO
2 3 (75.00%) XHTML
2 3 (75.00%) ActionScript
3 1 (25.00%) TDD
3 1 (25.00%) jQuery
3 1 (25.00%) Laravel
3 1 (25.00%) Symfony
3 1 (25.00%) Zend

PHP 4
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, IT contractor jobs across the South East region citing PHP 4 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 4. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (100.00%) MySQL
General
1 3 (75.00%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 4 (100.00%) Developer
2 3 (75.00%) Lead Developer
2 3 (75.00%) Senior Developer
3 1 (25.00%) PHP Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (100.00%) CSS
1 4 (100.00%) HTML
2 3 (75.00%) Ajax
2 3 (75.00%) CakePHP
2 3 (75.00%) LAMP
2 3 (75.00%) XHTML
2 3 (75.00%) XML
3 1 (25.00%) jQuery
3 1 (25.00%) Laravel
3 1 (25.00%) Symfony
Operating Systems
1 3 (75.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (100.00%) MVC
1 4 (100.00%) Web Development
2 3 (75.00%) Mentoring
2 3 (75.00%) OO
3 1 (25.00%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 4 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 4 (100.00%) PHP
1 4 (100.00%) PHP 5
2 3 (75.00%) ActionScript
Vendors
1 1 (25.00%) Zend