The table below looks at the statistics for PHP5 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 PHP5 over the 3 months to 27 January 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
27 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
PHP 5
Rank 235 217 205
Rank change year-on-year
-18 -12
Contract jobs citing PHP5 18 16 17
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.19% 0.19% 0.22%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.57% 0.57% 0.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 12 8
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£269 £225 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+19.44% -25.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £248 £225 £201
10% offered a daily rate of more than £414 £340 £380
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £300 £300
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.35 £32.50 -
% change year-on-year
-31.23% -
PHP5
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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
3133 2819 2474
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 33.79% 33.56% 32.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 1750 1478 1301
Average daily rate £350 £340 £340
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.94% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £225 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £488 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 117 134 175
Average hourly rate £35.00 £28.00 £35.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+25.00% -21.12%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.70 £11.25 £18.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.60 £42.50 £43.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.50 £33.25 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+6.76% -5.00%

PHP5
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing PHP5 across the South East region as a proportion of the total demand within the Programming Languages category.

PHP5 Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

PHP5
Daily Rate Trend in the South East

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing PHP5 across the South East region.

PHP5 Daily Rate Trend in the South East

PHP5
Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing PHP5 across the South East region over the 3 months to 27 January 2015.

PHP5 Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

PHP5
Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing PHP5 across the South East region.

PHP5 Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

PHP5
Contract Job Locations in the South East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing PHP5 within the South East region over the 3 months to 27 January 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
Hampshire - 9 £344 - 12
East Sussex - 4 £225 -
Berkshire -7 2 £269 +19.44%
Kent - - - -
Oxfordshire - - - - 2
Surrey - - - -
West Sussex - - - - 1
PHP5
England

PHP5
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 27 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the South East 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 43 (100.00%) PHP
2 28 (65.12%) JavaScript
3 27 (62.79%) Linux
4 24 (55.81%) CSS
5 23 (53.49%) OO
6 22 (51.16%) HTML
7 20 (46.51%) MySQL
8 19 (44.19%) Apache
9 17 (39.53%) OOP
10 16 (37.21%) Agile Software Development
10 16 (37.21%) Subversion
10 16 (37.21%) CodeIgniter
10 16 (37.21%) Git (software)
11 15 (34.88%) Symfony
11 15 (34.88%) jQuery
11 15 (34.88%) XML
11 15 (34.88%) SQL
12 14 (32.56%) Web Services
12 14 (32.56%) MVC
12 14 (32.56%) LAMP
13 13 (30.23%) Ajax
14 12 (27.91%) Relational Database
14 12 (27.91%) OO PHP
15 10 (23.26%) SOAP
15 10 (23.26%) E-Commerce
15 10 (23.26%) Internet
16 9 (20.93%) CMS
16 9 (20.93%) Zend
17 8 (18.60%) REST
17 8 (18.60%) TDD

PHP5
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 27 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the South East 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 19 (44.19%) Apache
2 9 (20.93%) CMS
3 7 (16.28%) Drupal
4 6 (13.95%) WordPress
5 1 (2.33%) Joomla!
5 1 (2.33%) Confluence
5 1 (2.33%) Node.js
Applications
1 2 (4.65%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 4 (9.30%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.33%) SaaS
1 1 (2.33%) Rackspace Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 10 (23.26%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (46.51%) MySQL
2 12 (27.91%) Relational Database
3 7 (16.28%) PostgreSQL
3 7 (16.28%) SQL Server
4 1 (2.33%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 16 (37.21%) Subversion
1 16 (37.21%) Git (software)
2 7 (16.28%) Jenkins
3 6 (13.95%) PHPUnit
4 3 (6.98%) JIRA
4 3 (6.98%) Appcelerator Titanium
5 2 (4.65%) Xdebug
5 2 (4.65%) Selenium
6 1 (2.33%) Maven
General
1 1 (2.33%) Marketing
1 1 (2.33%) Finance
Job Titles
1 43 (100.00%) Developer
2 31 (72.09%) PHP Developer
3 16 (37.21%) Web Developer
4 9 (20.93%) PHP Web Developer
5 7 (16.28%) Senior Developer
6 5 (11.63%) Senior PHP Developer
7 4 (9.30%) LAMP Developer
8 3 (6.98%) Front-End Developer
8 3 (6.98%) Front-End Web Developer
9 2 (4.65%) Applications Developer
9 2 (4.65%) Senior Web Developer
10 1 (2.33%) Architect
10 1 (2.33%) Web Architect
10 1 (2.33%) Senior PHP Programmer
10 1 (2.33%) Senior Programmer
10 1 (2.33%) PHP Programmer
10 1 (2.33%) Web Applications Developer
10 1 (2.33%) Applications Architect
10 1 (2.33%) Programmer
10 1 (2.33%) PHP LAMP Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (55.81%) CSS
2 22 (51.16%) HTML
3 16 (37.21%) CodeIgniter
4 15 (34.88%) Symfony
4 15 (34.88%) jQuery
4 15 (34.88%) XML
5 14 (32.56%) Web Services
5 14 (32.56%) LAMP
6 13 (30.23%) Ajax
7 10 (23.26%) SOAP
8 8 (18.60%) REST
9 7 (16.28%) JSON
9 7 (16.28%) XSLT
9 7 (16.28%) CSS3
9 7 (16.28%) Laravel
10 6 (13.95%) HTML5
10 6 (13.95%) RESTful
11 5 (11.63%) KML
11 5 (11.63%) PostGIS
12 4 (9.30%) CakePHP
Miscellaneous
1 3 (6.98%) Inversion of Control
2 2 (4.65%) User Experience
3 1 (2.33%) Open Source
3 1 (2.33%) Data Structures
3 1 (2.33%) Algorithms
Operating Systems
1 27 (62.79%) Linux
2 6 (13.95%) Windows Server 2008
2 6 (13.95%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 6 (13.95%) Windows
2 6 (13.95%) Windows Server 2003
2 6 (13.95%) Debian
3 1 (2.33%) UNIX
3 1 (2.33%) Android
3 1 (2.33%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (53.49%) OO
2 17 (39.53%) OOP
3 16 (37.21%) Agile Software Development
4 14 (32.56%) MVC
5 12 (27.91%) OO PHP
6 10 (23.26%) E-Commerce
7 8 (18.60%) TDD
8 7 (16.28%) BDD
9 6 (13.95%) Continuous Integration
9 6 (13.95%) Software Engineering
9 6 (13.95%) Web Development
9 6 (13.95%) Scrum
10 5 (11.63%) Unit Testing
11 4 (9.30%) Change Control
11 4 (9.30%) OOD
12 3 (6.98%) CRM
12 3 (6.98%) Automated Testing
12 3 (6.98%) SEO
12 3 (6.98%) Dependency Injection
12 3 (6.98%) Progressive Enhancement
Programming Languages
1 43 (100.00%) PHP
2 28 (65.12%) JavaScript
3 15 (34.88%) SQL
4 7 (16.28%) Java
4 7 (16.28%) XPath
5 3 (6.98%) Shell Script
5 3 (6.98%) C
5 3 (6.98%) Bash Shell
6 1 (2.33%) ActionScript
6 1 (2.33%) PHP4
Qualifications
1 5 (11.63%) Degree
2 1 (2.33%) SC Cleared
2 1 (2.33%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.33%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (2.33%) cPanel
Vendors
1 9 (20.93%) Zend
2 7 (16.28%) Microsoft
3 6 (13.95%) Red Hat
4 3 (6.98%) Siebel
4 3 (6.98%) Appcelerator
4 3 (6.98%) Facebook
5 2 (4.65%) Rackspace