The table below looks at the statistics for PHP 5 skills in IT contracts advertised for the South East region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited PHP 5 over the 3 months to 24 February 2017 with a comparison to the same period over 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
24 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
PHP 5
England / South East
Rank 238 253 -
Rank change year-on-year
+15 -
Contract jobs citing PHP 5 2 7 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.026% 0.080% -
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.077% 0.24% -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 7 0
Median daily rate £300 £350 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-14.28% -
UK excluding London median daily rate £300 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
-14.28% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

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
2588 2950 3328
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 33.64% 33.75% 34.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 1608 1945 1866
Median daily rate £400 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £288 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £535 £500 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 87 109 126
Median hourly rate £42.00 £44.00 £36.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-4.54% +22.22%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.50 £15.25 £17.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £55.55 £45.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.50 £40.00 £35.50
% change year-on-year
+3.75% +12.67%

PHP 5
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

The demand trend of contract jobs across the South East region citing PHP 5 as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Programming Languages category.

PHP 5 Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

PHP 5
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 5 across the South East region.

PHP 5 Daily Rate Trend in the South East

PHP 5
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 5 across the South East region.

PHP 5 Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

PHP 5
Contract Job Locations in the South East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing PHP 5 within the South East region over the 3 months to 24 February 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Hampshire +7 1 £300 +4.34% 2
Middlesex - 1 - -
PHP 5
England

PHP 5
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 24 February 2017, IT contractor jobs citing PHP 5 also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the South East region with a requirement for PHP 5.

1 4 (100.00%) PHP
2 3 (75.00%) HTML
2 3 (75.00%) JavaScript
2 3 (75.00%) CSS
3 2 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (50.00%) Git (software)
4 1 (25.00%) HTML5
4 1 (25.00%) MongoDB
4 1 (25.00%) Node.js
4 1 (25.00%) GitHub
4 1 (25.00%) Bitbucket
4 1 (25.00%) AngularJS
4 1 (25.00%) Performance Tuning
4 1 (25.00%) PHP 7
4 1 (25.00%) Windows Server
4 1 (25.00%) Back Office
4 1 (25.00%) MVC
4 1 (25.00%) LAMP
4 1 (25.00%) TDD
4 1 (25.00%) Ajax
4 1 (25.00%) Local Government
4 1 (25.00%) WCAG
4 1 (25.00%) PHP 4
4 1 (25.00%) jQuery
4 1 (25.00%) WordPress
4 1 (25.00%) Web Services
4 1 (25.00%) XML
4 1 (25.00%) Windows
4 1 (25.00%) OOP
4 1 (25.00%) OO

PHP 5
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 1 (25.00%) IIS
1 1 (25.00%) WordPress
Cloud Services
1 1 (25.00%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 1 (25.00%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (25.00%) MongoDB
1 1 (25.00%) MySQL
1 1 (25.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (50.00%) Git (software)
2 1 (25.00%) Bitbucket
General
1 1 (25.00%) Back Office
1 1 (25.00%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 4 (100.00%) Developer
1 4 (100.00%) PHP Developer
2 1 (25.00%) WordPress Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (75.00%) CSS
1 3 (75.00%) HTML
2 1 (25.00%) Ajax
2 1 (25.00%) AngularJS
2 1 (25.00%) HTML5
2 1 (25.00%) jQuery
2 1 (25.00%) LAMP
2 1 (25.00%) Node.js
2 1 (25.00%) Web Services
2 1 (25.00%) XML
Operating Systems
1 1 (25.00%) Windows
1 1 (25.00%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (25.00%) MVC
2 1 (25.00%) OO
2 1 (25.00%) OOP
2 1 (25.00%) Performance Tuning
2 1 (25.00%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 4 (100.00%) PHP
2 3 (75.00%) JavaScript
3 1 (25.00%) ActionScript
3 1 (25.00%) PHP 4
3 1 (25.00%) PHP 7
3 1 (25.00%) SQL
3 1 (25.00%) T-SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (25.00%) WCAG