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 May 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
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
PHP 5
Rank 240 213 216
Rank change year-on-year
-27 +3
Contract jobs citing PHP5 14 27 27
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.15% 0.30% 0.33%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.45% 0.93% 1.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 22 15
Average daily rate
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£285 £300 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.00% -7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £241 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £325 £350
UK excluding London average daily rate £318 £320 £300
% change year-on-year
-0.78% +6.66%
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
3082 2913 2698
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 33.03% 32.53% 33.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 1883 1642 1365
Average daily rate £350 £338 £345
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.70% -2.17%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £245 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £340 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.94% +4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 90 107 201
Average hourly rate £39.75 £40.00 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-0.62% +14.28%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.70 £17.50 £17.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.59 £52.50 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £36.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
- +2.85%

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 22 May 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
Buckinghamshire - 5 £225 - 4
East Sussex -10 4 £300 +3.44% 3
Surrey +5 2 £313 -3.84% 1
Hampshire -14 2 £295 -1.66% 6
Oxfordshire -23 1 £275 -11.29% 1
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PHP5
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 24 (100.00%) PHP
2 17 (70.83%) HTML
3 16 (66.67%) CSS
4 14 (58.33%) MVC
5 13 (54.17%) MySQL
6 12 (50.00%) Linux
6 12 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
7 11 (45.83%) OOP
8 10 (41.67%) Scrum
9 9 (37.50%) LAMP
9 9 (37.50%) OO
9 9 (37.50%) Zend
10 8 (33.33%) Symfony
10 8 (33.33%) Apache
10 8 (33.33%) JavaScript
10 8 (33.33%) SQL
11 7 (29.17%) PostgreSQL
11 7 (29.17%) XML
11 7 (29.17%) jQuery
12 5 (20.83%) Git (software)
12 5 (20.83%) TDD
12 5 (20.83%) Subversion
12 5 (20.83%) JSON
12 5 (20.83%) Web Services
12 5 (20.83%) BDD
12 5 (20.83%) DevOps
13 4 (16.67%) OO PHP
13 4 (16.67%) Jenkins
13 4 (16.67%) Yii
13 4 (16.67%) Web Development

PHP5
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 8 (33.33%) Apache
2 3 (12.50%) CMS
3 2 (8.33%) Moodle
4 1 (4.17%) ExpressionEngine
4 1 (4.17%) Node.js
Applications
1 1 (4.17%) Fireworks
1 1 (4.17%) Photoshop
1 1 (4.17%) Adobe Illustrator
Business Applications
1 1 (4.17%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 1 (4.17%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 3 (12.50%) Internet
2 2 (8.33%) Skype
3 1 (4.17%) VPN
3 1 (4.17%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (54.17%) MySQL
2 7 (29.17%) PostgreSQL
3 2 (8.33%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 5 (20.83%) Git (software)
1 5 (20.83%) Subversion
2 4 (16.67%) Jenkins
3 3 (12.50%) PHPUnit
General
1 1 (4.17%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 21 (87.50%) Developer
2 18 (75.00%) PHP Developer
3 3 (12.50%) Web Developer
3 3 (12.50%) DevOps Engineer
4 2 (8.33%) Senior DevOps Engineer
4 2 (8.33%) Linux DevOps Engineer
4 2 (8.33%) PHP LAMP Developer
4 2 (8.33%) PHP MySQL Developer
4 2 (8.33%) Senior Developer
4 2 (8.33%) LAMP Developer
4 2 (8.33%) PHP Web Developer
4 2 (8.33%) Senior PHP Developer
5 1 (4.17%) Applications Developer
5 1 (4.17%) Moodle Developer
5 1 (4.17%) PHP Symfony Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (70.83%) HTML
2 16 (66.67%) CSS
3 9 (37.50%) LAMP
4 8 (33.33%) Symfony
5 7 (29.17%) XML
5 7 (29.17%) jQuery
6 5 (20.83%) JSON
6 5 (20.83%) Web Services
7 4 (16.67%) Yii
7 4 (16.67%) RESTful
8 3 (12.50%) CodeIgniter
8 3 (12.50%) REST
9 2 (8.33%) Laravel
9 2 (8.33%) PostGIS
9 2 (8.33%) HTML5
9 2 (8.33%) XHTML
9 2 (8.33%) KML
9 2 (8.33%) Ajax
10 1 (4.17%) FBML
10 1 (4.17%) Zend Framework
Miscellaneous
1 1 (4.17%) Cybernetics
1 1 (4.17%) Computer Science
1 1 (4.17%) W3C
1 1 (4.17%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 12 (50.00%) Linux
2 1 (4.17%) UNIX
2 1 (4.17%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (58.33%) MVC
2 12 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
3 11 (45.83%) OOP
4 10 (41.67%) Scrum
5 9 (37.50%) OO
6 5 (20.83%) TDD
6 5 (20.83%) BDD
6 5 (20.83%) DevOps
7 4 (16.67%) OO PHP
7 4 (16.67%) Web Development
8 3 (12.50%) Unit Testing
8 3 (12.50%) Continuous Integration
8 3 (12.50%) Change Control
9 1 (4.17%) Content Management
9 1 (4.17%) Document Management
9 1 (4.17%) Load Balancing
9 1 (4.17%) Online Marketing
9 1 (4.17%) OWASP
9 1 (4.17%) E-Commerce
9 1 (4.17%) OOD
Programming Languages
1 24 (100.00%) PHP
2 8 (33.33%) JavaScript
2 8 (33.33%) SQL
3 2 (8.33%) PHP4
4 1 (4.17%) XPath
Qualifications
1 1 (4.17%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.17%) WAI
1 1 (4.17%) SLA
Vendors
1 9 (37.50%) Zend
2 2 (8.33%) Twitter
3 1 (4.17%) Google
3 1 (4.17%) Adobe
3 1 (4.17%) SAP
3 1 (4.17%) Facebook
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