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 28 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
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
PHP 5
Rank 258 231 224
Rank change year-on-year
-27 -7
Contract jobs citing PHP5 12 20 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.12% 0.22% 0.15%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.35% 0.67% 0.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 14 5
Average daily rate
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£290 £293 £285
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.85% +2.63%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £215 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £310 £400 £360
UK excluding London average daily rate £290 £320 £285
% change year-on-year
-9.37% +12.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
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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
3450 3005 3074
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 34.81% 32.86% 35.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 2190 1657 1617
Average daily rate £375 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £230 £226
10% offered a daily rate of more than £480 £470 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £370 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+5.71% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 109 113 144
Average hourly rate £40.00 £35.00 £36.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% -2.77%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.74 £15.25 £17.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £47.50 £50.00
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 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
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 28 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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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 12 £300 +20.00% 4
Berkshire -4 3 £290 -27.50% 2
Oxfordshire -24 3 £290 +32.57% 2
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England

PHP5
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 25 (100.00%) PHP
2 19 (76.00%) HTML
3 17 (68.00%) MySQL
4 16 (64.00%) CSS
4 16 (64.00%) OOP
5 15 (60.00%) OO
5 15 (60.00%) Scrum
5 15 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
6 12 (48.00%) MVC
7 11 (44.00%) Git (software)
8 10 (40.00%) Linux
9 9 (36.00%) XML
9 9 (36.00%) JavaScript
9 9 (36.00%) TDD
9 9 (36.00%) Subversion
9 9 (36.00%) jQuery
10 8 (32.00%) BDD
10 8 (32.00%) OO PHP
10 8 (32.00%) RESTful
10 8 (32.00%) Zend
11 7 (28.00%) Symfony
11 7 (28.00%) Unit Testing
11 7 (28.00%) Continuous Integration
11 7 (28.00%) LAMP
11 7 (28.00%) PostgreSQL
11 7 (28.00%) SQL
11 7 (28.00%) Web Services
11 7 (28.00%) Jenkins
11 7 (28.00%) PHPUnit
11 7 (28.00%) HTML5

PHP5
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 6 (24.00%) Apache
2 4 (16.00%) CMS
3 3 (12.00%) Drupal
4 2 (8.00%) Moodle
5 1 (4.00%) ExpressionEngine
Applications
1 4 (16.00%) Photoshop
1 4 (16.00%) Adobe Illustrator
2 1 (4.00%) Fireworks
Business Applications
1 5 (20.00%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 1 (4.00%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 6 (24.00%) Internet
2 1 (4.00%) VPN
2 1 (4.00%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (68.00%) MySQL
2 7 (28.00%) PostgreSQL
3 5 (20.00%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 11 (44.00%) Git (software)
2 9 (36.00%) Subversion
3 7 (28.00%) PHPUnit
3 7 (28.00%) Jenkins
General
1 1 (4.00%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 22 (88.00%) Developer
2 15 (60.00%) PHP Developer
3 3 (12.00%) Web Developer
3 3 (12.00%) DevOps Engineer
3 3 (12.00%) Magento Developer
3 3 (12.00%) Full Stack Developer
4 2 (8.00%) Senior DevOps Engineer
4 2 (8.00%) Linux DevOps Engineer
5 1 (4.00%) PHP Symfony Developer
5 1 (4.00%) OO PHP Developer
5 1 (4.00%) Front-End Developer
5 1 (4.00%) Moodle Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (76.00%) HTML
2 16 (64.00%) CSS
3 9 (36.00%) XML
3 9 (36.00%) jQuery
4 8 (32.00%) RESTful
5 7 (28.00%) Symfony
5 7 (28.00%) Web Services
5 7 (28.00%) LAMP
5 7 (28.00%) HTML5
6 6 (24.00%) JSON
7 5 (20.00%) REST
8 4 (16.00%) CSS3
9 3 (12.00%) Sass
9 3 (12.00%) WSDL
9 3 (12.00%) SOAP
10 2 (8.00%) XHTML
10 2 (8.00%) Ajax
10 2 (8.00%) KML
10 2 (8.00%) PostGIS
10 2 (8.00%) CodeIgniter
Miscellaneous
1 2 (8.00%) Replication
1 2 (8.00%) Clustering
2 1 (4.00%) Cybernetics
2 1 (4.00%) Computer Science
2 1 (4.00%) Social Media
2 1 (4.00%) Digital Media
2 1 (4.00%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 10 (40.00%) Linux
2 1 (4.00%) UNIX
2 1 (4.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (64.00%) OOP
2 15 (60.00%) OO
2 15 (60.00%) Scrum
2 15 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
3 12 (48.00%) MVC
4 9 (36.00%) TDD
5 8 (32.00%) BDD
5 8 (32.00%) OO PHP
6 7 (28.00%) Unit Testing
6 7 (28.00%) Continuous Integration
7 6 (24.00%) Web Development
8 4 (16.00%) E-Commerce
8 4 (16.00%) Change Control
9 3 (12.00%) Responsive Web Design
9 3 (12.00%) DevOps
10 2 (8.00%) B2B
11 1 (4.00%) Data Security
11 1 (4.00%) SEO
11 1 (4.00%) OOD
11 1 (4.00%) Load Balancing
Programming Languages
1 25 (100.00%) PHP
2 9 (36.00%) JavaScript
3 7 (28.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (4.00%) Degree
1 1 (4.00%) SC Cleared
1 1 (4.00%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.00%) SLA
1 1 (4.00%) WAI
Vendors
1 8 (32.00%) Zend
2 2 (8.00%) Twitter
3 1 (4.00%) Facebook
3 1 (4.00%) SAP
3 1 (4.00%) Adobe
3 1 (4.00%) Google