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 19 September 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
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
PHP 5
Rank 222 230 228
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -2
Contract jobs citing PHP5 21 18 23
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.23% 0.21% 0.23%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.69% 0.58% 0.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 10 18
Average daily rate
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£325 £300 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.33% +9.09%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £238 £200 £224
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £378 £312
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £295 £275
% change year-on-year
+1.69% +7.27%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £75.75
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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
3036 3105 3173
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 32.72% 35.55% 31.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 1699 1666 1508
Average daily rate £350 £350 £335
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +4.47%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £230 £235
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 112 130 168
Average hourly rate £35.00 £36.00 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.77% +2.85%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.50 £17.18 £18.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £50.00 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £32.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -7.14%

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 19 September 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 19 September 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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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 -5 10 £300 -25.00% 15
Berkshire +9 4 £400 +23.07% 2
Oxfordshire -4 4 £293 +11.42% 7
West Sussex +5 3 - -
Surrey -4 1 £275 - 1
Buckinghamshire -6 1 - -
East Sussex - - - -
Middlesex - - - -
Sussex - - - - 1
PHP5
England

PHP5
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 44 (100.00%) PHP
2 41 (93.18%) OO
3 38 (86.36%) MySQL
4 26 (59.09%) HTML
4 26 (59.09%) CSS
5 23 (52.27%) Agile Software Development
6 22 (50.00%) JavaScript
7 20 (45.45%) OO PHP
8 19 (43.18%) jQuery
9 16 (36.36%) Linux
9 16 (36.36%) MVC
10 15 (34.09%) Web Development
11 14 (31.82%) OOP
11 14 (31.82%) Apache
11 14 (31.82%) Git (software)
12 13 (29.55%) Subversion
13 12 (27.27%) TDD
13 12 (27.27%) PHPUnit
13 12 (27.27%) Zend
14 11 (25.00%) Internet
15 10 (22.73%) Android
15 10 (22.73%) Apple iOS
16 9 (20.45%) Software Engineering
16 9 (20.45%) Ajax
16 9 (20.45%) CMS
17 8 (18.18%) Symfony
18 7 (15.91%) CodeIgniter
18 7 (15.91%) WordPress
18 7 (15.91%) Advertising
18 7 (15.91%) SOAP

PHP5
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 14 (31.82%) Apache
2 9 (20.45%) CMS
3 7 (15.91%) WordPress
4 6 (13.64%) Drupal
5 3 (6.82%) Joomla!
6 2 (4.55%) nginx
6 2 (4.55%) Node.js
7 1 (2.27%) Confluence
7 1 (2.27%) Apache Solr
Applications
1 2 (4.55%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 5 (11.36%) Rackspace Cloud
2 1 (2.27%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 11 (25.00%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 38 (86.36%) MySQL
2 6 (13.64%) SQL Server
2 6 (13.64%) Apache Hive
2 6 (13.64%) Hadoop
2 6 (13.64%) NoSQL
2 6 (13.64%) Big Data
2 6 (13.64%) Relational Database
3 4 (9.09%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 14 (31.82%) Git (software)
2 13 (29.55%) Subversion
3 12 (27.27%) PHPUnit
4 3 (6.82%) Appcelerator Titanium
5 2 (4.55%) JIRA
6 1 (2.27%) Sublime Text
6 1 (2.27%) FogBugz
6 1 (2.27%) Trac
6 1 (2.27%) Mercurial
General
1 7 (15.91%) Advertising
2 3 (6.82%) Marketing
3 1 (2.27%) Telecoms
3 1 (2.27%) Finance
3 1 (2.27%) Billing
Job Titles
1 43 (97.73%) Developer
2 35 (79.55%) PHP Developer
3 10 (22.73%) Web Developer
4 9 (20.45%) PHP Web Developer
5 3 (6.82%) Senior Developer
6 2 (4.55%) Senior PHP Developer
6 2 (4.55%) Drupal Developer
6 2 (4.55%) Front-End Developer
6 2 (4.55%) PHP MySQL Developer
6 2 (4.55%) OO PHP Developer
7 1 (2.27%) Front-End Web Developer
7 1 (2.27%) Consultant
7 1 (2.27%) Applications Developer
7 1 (2.27%) Senior Applications Developer
7 1 (2.27%) Programmer
7 1 (2.27%) Senior PHP Programmer
7 1 (2.27%) Senior Programmer
7 1 (2.27%) PHP Programmer
7 1 (2.27%) PHP Zend Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 26 (59.09%) HTML
1 26 (59.09%) CSS
2 19 (43.18%) jQuery
3 9 (20.45%) Ajax
4 8 (18.18%) Symfony
5 7 (15.91%) CodeIgniter
5 7 (15.91%) SOAP
6 6 (13.64%) Web Services
6 6 (13.64%) Zend Framework
6 6 (13.64%) Backbone.js
6 6 (13.64%) KnockoutJS
6 6 (13.64%) Ember.js
6 6 (13.64%) Underscore.js
6 6 (13.64%) AngularJS
7 5 (11.36%) Smarty
7 5 (11.36%) HTML5
7 5 (11.36%) LAMP
8 4 (9.09%) CSS3
9 2 (4.55%) YUI
9 2 (4.55%) CakePHP
Miscellaneous
1 3 (6.82%) Open Source
2 1 (2.27%) User Experience
2 1 (2.27%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (2.27%) W3C
2 1 (2.27%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 16 (36.36%) Linux
2 10 (22.73%) Android
2 10 (22.73%) Apple iOS
3 5 (11.36%) Windows Server 2008
3 5 (11.36%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 5 (11.36%) Windows
3 5 (11.36%) Debian
3 5 (11.36%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (2.27%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 41 (93.18%) OO
2 23 (52.27%) Agile Software Development
3 20 (45.45%) OO PHP
4 16 (36.36%) MVC
5 15 (34.09%) Web Development
6 14 (31.82%) OOP
7 12 (27.27%) TDD
8 9 (20.45%) Software Engineering
9 6 (13.64%) Unit Testing
9 6 (13.64%) Analytics
10 5 (11.36%) E-Commerce
11 4 (9.09%) Data Security
12 3 (6.82%) Scrum
13 2 (4.55%) OOD
14 1 (2.27%) Android Development
14 1 (2.27%) iOS Development
14 1 (2.27%) DevOps
14 1 (2.27%) Mentoring
14 1 (2.27%) User Stories
14 1 (2.27%) Progressive Enhancement
Programming Languages
1 44 (100.00%) PHP
2 22 (50.00%) JavaScript
3 5 (11.36%) Java
4 3 (6.82%) PHP4
5 2 (4.55%) Ruby
5 2 (4.55%) Objective-C
5 2 (4.55%) SQL
5 2 (4.55%) Bash Shell
6 1 (2.27%) ActionScript
Qualifications
1 5 (11.36%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.27%) QA
Systems Management
1 2 (4.55%) Vagrant
Vendors
1 12 (27.27%) Zend
2 6 (13.64%) Microsoft
2 6 (13.64%) Rackspace
3 5 (11.36%) Red Hat
4 1 (2.27%) Appcelerator
4 1 (2.27%) Facebook
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