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 22 December 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 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
PHP 5
Rank 232 219 212
Rank change year-on-year
-13 -7
Contract jobs citing PHP5 31 25 16
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.31% 0.29% 0.19%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.94% 0.85% 0.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 20 8
Average daily rate
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£325 £225 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+44.44% -18.18%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £228 £190 £228
10% offered a daily rate of more than £409 £350 £363
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £300 £280
% change year-on-year
+8.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £30.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.35 £32.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-31.23% +8.33%
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 South East region.

Programming Languages Category
South East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
3304 2927 2704
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 33.41% 34.13% 32.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 1920 1583 1390
Average daily rate £350 £339 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.32% -3.21%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £255 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £490 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 111 117 188
Average hourly rate £37.50 £33.50 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+11.94% -4.28%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.00 £12.75 £19.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £48.00 £42.50 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.18 £33.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+6.59% -5.71%

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 22 December 2014.

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 22 December 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
Hampshire -12 10 £375 +114.28% 11
East Sussex - 7 £225 -
Buckinghamshire -5 5 £361 +60.44% 2
Middlesex 0 3 £325 -29.34%
Oxfordshire -22 3 £330 +30.56% 4
Berkshire -2 2 £269 +0.46% 3
Kent - 1 £330 -
Surrey - - - - 1
Sussex - - - -
West Sussex - - - -
PHP5
England

PHP5
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 22 December 2014, 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 52 (100.00%) PHP
2 32 (61.54%) JavaScript
3 30 (57.69%) OO
4 27 (51.92%) MySQL
4 27 (51.92%) CSS
4 27 (51.92%) Linux
5 25 (48.08%) HTML
6 20 (38.46%) OOP
6 20 (38.46%) Apache
6 20 (38.46%) Git (software)
7 19 (36.54%) Agile Software Development
8 18 (34.62%) Subversion
8 18 (34.62%) jQuery
9 17 (32.69%) Symfony
9 17 (32.69%) CodeIgniter
10 16 (30.77%) SQL
10 16 (30.77%) MVC
10 16 (30.77%) OO PHP
11 15 (28.85%) XML
12 14 (26.92%) Web Services
12 14 (26.92%) LAMP
12 14 (26.92%) Ajax
13 12 (23.08%) Internet
13 12 (23.08%) Relational Database
14 11 (21.15%) SOAP
14 11 (21.15%) E-Commerce
15 10 (19.23%) Zend
16 9 (17.31%) CMS
16 9 (17.31%) Web Development
16 9 (17.31%) REST

PHP5
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 22 December 2014, 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 20 (38.46%) Apache
2 9 (17.31%) CMS
3 7 (13.46%) Drupal
3 7 (13.46%) WordPress
4 2 (3.85%) Joomla!
5 1 (1.92%) Confluence
5 1 (1.92%) Node.js
Applications
1 2 (3.85%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 4 (7.69%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 3 (5.77%) Rackspace Cloud
2 1 (1.92%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 12 (23.08%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 27 (51.92%) MySQL
2 12 (23.08%) Relational Database
3 7 (13.46%) SQL Server
3 7 (13.46%) PostgreSQL
4 2 (3.85%) Hadoop
4 2 (3.85%) Apache Hive
4 2 (3.85%) MongoDB
4 2 (3.85%) NoSQL
4 2 (3.85%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 20 (38.46%) Git (software)
2 18 (34.62%) Subversion
3 8 (15.38%) PHPUnit
4 7 (13.46%) Jenkins
5 3 (5.77%) Appcelerator Titanium
5 3 (5.77%) JIRA
6 2 (3.85%) Selenium
6 2 (3.85%) Xdebug
7 1 (1.92%) Maven
General
1 3 (5.77%) Advertising
2 1 (1.92%) Billing
2 1 (1.92%) Marketing
2 1 (1.92%) Finance
Job Titles
1 51 (98.08%) Developer
2 36 (69.23%) PHP Developer
3 17 (32.69%) Web Developer
4 10 (19.23%) PHP Web Developer
5 8 (15.38%) Senior Developer
6 5 (9.62%) Senior PHP Developer
7 4 (7.69%) LAMP Developer
8 3 (5.77%) Front-End Developer
8 3 (5.77%) Front-End Web Developer
8 3 (5.77%) Applications Developer
9 2 (3.85%) Senior Web Developer
10 1 (1.92%) Architect
10 1 (1.92%) PHP Programmer
10 1 (1.92%) Senior PHP Programmer
10 1 (1.92%) Senior Programmer
10 1 (1.92%) Web Architect
10 1 (1.92%) Programmer
10 1 (1.92%) Web Applications Developer
10 1 (1.92%) Applications Architect
10 1 (1.92%) Senior Applications Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 27 (51.92%) CSS
2 25 (48.08%) HTML
3 18 (34.62%) jQuery
4 17 (32.69%) Symfony
4 17 (32.69%) CodeIgniter
5 15 (28.85%) XML
6 14 (26.92%) Web Services
6 14 (26.92%) LAMP
6 14 (26.92%) Ajax
7 11 (21.15%) SOAP
8 9 (17.31%) REST
9 7 (13.46%) CSS3
9 7 (13.46%) Laravel
9 7 (13.46%) XSLT
9 7 (13.46%) JSON
10 6 (11.54%) RESTful
10 6 (11.54%) HTML5
11 5 (9.62%) PostGIS
11 5 (9.62%) KML
12 4 (7.69%) CakePHP
Miscellaneous
1 3 (5.77%) Inversion of Control
2 2 (3.85%) User Experience
3 1 (1.92%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (1.92%) Data Structures
3 1 (1.92%) Algorithms
3 1 (1.92%) W3C
3 1 (1.92%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 27 (51.92%) Linux
2 6 (11.54%) Windows Server 2003
2 6 (11.54%) Debian
2 6 (11.54%) Windows
2 6 (11.54%) Windows Server 2008
2 6 (11.54%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 3 (5.77%) Apple iOS
3 3 (5.77%) Android
4 1 (1.92%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (57.69%) OO
2 20 (38.46%) OOP
3 19 (36.54%) Agile Software Development
4 16 (30.77%) MVC
4 16 (30.77%) OO PHP
5 11 (21.15%) E-Commerce
6 9 (17.31%) Web Development
7 8 (15.38%) TDD
8 7 (13.46%) Unit Testing
8 7 (13.46%) BDD
9 6 (11.54%) Continuous Integration
9 6 (11.54%) Software Engineering
9 6 (11.54%) Scrum
10 4 (7.69%) OOD
10 4 (7.69%) CRM
10 4 (7.69%) Change Control
11 3 (5.77%) Responsive Web Design
11 3 (5.77%) Graceful Degradation
11 3 (5.77%) Dependency Injection
11 3 (5.77%) Progressive Enhancement
Programming Languages
1 52 (100.00%) PHP
2 32 (61.54%) JavaScript
3 16 (30.77%) SQL
4 7 (13.46%) Java
4 7 (13.46%) XPath
5 3 (5.77%) Shell Script
5 3 (5.77%) C
5 3 (5.77%) Bash Shell
6 2 (3.85%) PHP4
7 1 (1.92%) ActionScript
Qualifications
1 5 (9.62%) Degree
2 1 (1.92%) SC Cleared
2 1 (1.92%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.92%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (1.92%) cPanel
Vendors
1 10 (19.23%) Zend
2 7 (13.46%) Microsoft
3 6 (11.54%) Red Hat
4 4 (7.69%) Rackspace
5 3 (5.77%) Siebel
5 3 (5.77%) Appcelerator
5 3 (5.77%) Facebook
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