The first table below looks at the demand 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 29 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Programming Languages category for the South East region.

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
29 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
PHP 5
Rank 229 226 225
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -1
Contract jobs citing PHP5 16 10 25
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.17% 0.12% 0.25%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.54% 0.34% 0.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 6 19
Average daily rate
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£238 £250 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.00% -16.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £170 £213 £244
10% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £350 £311
UK excluding London average daily rate £305 £275 £275
% change year-on-year
+10.90% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £32.00
Programming Languages Category
South East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
2958 2909 3037
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 32.16% 34.20% 30.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 1609 1479 1525
Average daily rate £350 £350 £330
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +6.06%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £230 £239
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 97 156 190
Average hourly rate £36.57 £37.50 £36.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.48% +2.73%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.75 £17.50 £21.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.20 £50.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £35.00
PHP5
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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 29 July 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 29 July 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 -6 6 £238 -40.62% 8
Oxfordshire +4 4 £219 -2.77% 3
Berkshire +6 2 £350 +40.00% 4
Surrey +1 2 £325 - 2
Sussex - - - - 1
Buckinghamshire - - - - 3
East Sussex - - - - 1
Kent - - - - 1
Middlesex - - - - 1
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PHP5
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 29 July 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 49 (100.00%) PHP
2 42 (85.71%) MySQL
3 41 (83.67%) OO
4 29 (59.18%) HTML
4 29 (59.18%) CSS
5 25 (51.02%) JavaScript
6 23 (46.94%) OOP
7 21 (42.86%) Agile Software Development
8 20 (40.82%) jQuery
9 17 (34.69%) Git (software)
9 17 (34.69%) TDD
10 16 (32.65%) OO PHP
11 15 (30.61%) Web Development
12 14 (28.57%) MVC
12 14 (28.57%) PHPUnit
13 13 (26.53%) Apple iOS
13 13 (26.53%) Android
13 13 (26.53%) Linux
14 12 (24.49%) Zend
15 10 (20.41%) Ajax
15 10 (20.41%) Scrum
15 10 (20.41%) Apache
16 9 (18.37%) E-Commerce
16 9 (18.37%) Zend Framework
17 7 (14.29%) Advertising
17 7 (14.29%) Subversion
17 7 (14.29%) Internet
17 7 (14.29%) Unit Testing
17 7 (14.29%) Smarty
17 7 (14.29%) Rackspace Cloud

PHP5
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 29 July 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 10 (20.41%) Apache
2 5 (10.20%) nginx
3 4 (8.16%) CMS
3 4 (8.16%) Drupal
4 2 (4.08%) WordPress
4 2 (4.08%) Joomla!
4 2 (4.08%) Node.js
5 1 (2.04%) Apache Solr
Business Applications
1 1 (2.04%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 7 (14.29%) Rackspace Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 7 (14.29%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 42 (85.71%) MySQL
2 6 (12.24%) Hadoop
2 6 (12.24%) Apache Hive
2 6 (12.24%) NoSQL
2 6 (12.24%) Big Data
3 3 (6.12%) MongoDB
4 1 (2.04%) SQL Server
4 1 (2.04%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 17 (34.69%) Git (software)
2 14 (28.57%) PHPUnit
3 7 (14.29%) Subversion
4 5 (10.20%) Appcelerator Titanium
5 3 (6.12%) Behat
5 3 (6.12%) Sublime Text
6 2 (4.08%) Bitbucket
6 2 (4.08%) Jenkins
7 1 (2.04%) FogBugz
7 1 (2.04%) Trac
7 1 (2.04%) JIRA
7 1 (2.04%) Selenium
7 1 (2.04%) Mercurial
General
1 7 (14.29%) Advertising
2 2 (4.08%) Marketing
3 1 (2.04%) Telecoms
3 1 (2.04%) Retail
3 1 (2.04%) Billing
Job Titles
1 47 (95.92%) Developer
2 41 (83.67%) PHP Developer
3 13 (26.53%) PHP Web Developer
3 13 (26.53%) Web Developer
4 3 (6.12%) Drupal Developer
4 3 (6.12%) PHP MySQL Developer
5 2 (4.08%) PHP Drupal Developer
5 2 (4.08%) PHP Zend Developer
5 2 (4.08%) OO PHP Developer
5 2 (4.08%) Senior Developer
6 1 (2.04%) Front-End Developer
6 1 (2.04%) PHP Symfony Developer
6 1 (2.04%) PHP LAMP Developer
6 1 (2.04%) Consultant
6 1 (2.04%) Applications Developer
6 1 (2.04%) Senior PHP Developer
6 1 (2.04%) Senior Applications Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 29 (59.18%) HTML
1 29 (59.18%) CSS
2 20 (40.82%) jQuery
3 10 (20.41%) Ajax
4 9 (18.37%) Zend Framework
5 7 (14.29%) Smarty
6 6 (12.24%) LAMP
6 6 (12.24%) Backbone.js
6 6 (12.24%) KnockoutJS
6 6 (12.24%) Ember.js
6 6 (12.24%) Underscore.js
6 6 (12.24%) AngularJS
7 5 (10.20%) CSS3
7 5 (10.20%) HTML5
7 5 (10.20%) Symfony
8 4 (8.16%) REST
9 3 (6.12%) JSON
10 2 (4.08%) SOAP
10 2 (4.08%) Web Services
10 2 (4.08%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (4.08%) Open Source
2 1 (2.04%) W3C
2 1 (2.04%) Wiki
2 1 (2.04%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 13 (26.53%) Linux
1 13 (26.53%) Android
1 13 (26.53%) Apple iOS
2 2 (4.08%) UNIX
2 2 (4.08%) Windows
3 1 (2.04%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (2.04%) Debian
3 1 (2.04%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (2.04%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 41 (83.67%) OO
2 23 (46.94%) OOP
3 21 (42.86%) Agile Software Development
4 17 (34.69%) TDD
5 16 (32.65%) OO PHP
6 15 (30.61%) Web Development
7 14 (28.57%) MVC
8 10 (20.41%) Scrum
9 9 (18.37%) E-Commerce
10 7 (14.29%) Unit Testing
11 6 (12.24%) Analytics
12 4 (8.16%) Continuous Integration
12 4 (8.16%) Software Engineering
13 3 (6.12%) Data Security
13 3 (6.12%) BDD
14 2 (4.08%) Automated Testing
15 1 (2.04%) Logistics
15 1 (2.04%) Requirements Analysis
15 1 (2.04%) Digital Marketing
15 1 (2.04%) Usability Testing
Programming Languages
1 49 (100.00%) PHP
2 25 (51.02%) JavaScript
3 5 (10.20%) SQL
4 3 (6.12%) Objective-C
5 2 (4.08%) Ruby
5 2 (4.08%) PHP4
5 2 (4.08%) Bash Shell
6 1 (2.04%) Java
Systems Management
1 4 (8.16%) Vagrant
2 2 (4.08%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 12 (24.49%) Zend
2 7 (14.29%) Rackspace
3 1 (2.04%) Microsoft
3 1 (2.04%) Red Hat
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