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 26 May 2016 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
26 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
PHP 5
Rank 263 253 243
Rank change year-on-year
-10 -10
Contract jobs citing PHP 5 3 5 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.033% 0.054% 0.056%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.096% 0.16% 0.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 3 2
Median daily rate £425 £295 £305
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+44.06% -3.27%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £365 £279 £289
10% offered a daily rate of more than £505 £299 £321
UK excluding London median daily rate £323 £325 £331
% change year-on-year
-0.76% -1.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -
PHP 5
England

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
3135 3091 2902
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 34.22% 33.20% 32.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 1989 1904 1630
Median daily rate £400 £355 £340
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.67% +4.41%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £270 £245
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £343
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +2.18%
Number of hourly rates quoted 124 86 107
Median hourly rate £38.50 £39.50 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.53% -1.25%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £22.50 £17.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.53 £47.79 £52.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £36.00 £36.40
% change year-on-year
+4.16% -1.09%

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
Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing PHP 5 across the South East region over the 3 months to 26 May 2016.

PHP 5 Daily Rate Histogram 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 26 May 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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
Oxfordshire +11 2 £388 +40.90% 1
Kent - 1 £525 -
PHP 5
England

PHP 5
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 26 May 2016, 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 10 (100.00%) PHP
1 10 (100.00%) CSS
2 9 (90.00%) JavaScript
2 9 (90.00%) MySQL
3 8 (80.00%) HTML
3 8 (80.00%) MVC
4 7 (70.00%) Linux
5 5 (50.00%) Web Development
5 5 (50.00%) CodeIgniter
5 5 (50.00%) Symfony
5 5 (50.00%) PHPUnit
5 5 (50.00%) Puppet
5 5 (50.00%) Vagrant
6 4 (40.00%) jQuery
6 4 (40.00%) Subversion
7 3 (30.00%) Software Engineering
7 3 (30.00%) Zend
7 3 (30.00%) LESS
7 3 (30.00%) AngularJS
7 3 (30.00%) SOAP
7 3 (30.00%) Agile Software Development
7 3 (30.00%) Apache
7 3 (30.00%) Eclipse
8 2 (20.00%) Fintech
8 2 (20.00%) Ajax
8 2 (20.00%) OO PHP
8 2 (20.00%) EDI
8 2 (20.00%) ERP
8 2 (20.00%) Finance
8 2 (20.00%) LAMP

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 3 (30.00%) Apache
2 1 (10.00%) CMS
2 1 (10.00%) Drupal
2 1 (10.00%) WordPress
Cloud Services
1 2 (20.00%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (10.00%) Internet
1 1 (10.00%) OpenVPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (90.00%) MySQL
2 1 (10.00%) MariaDB
2 1 (10.00%) Relational Database
2 1 (10.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 5 (50.00%) PHPUnit
1 5 (50.00%) Vagrant
2 4 (40.00%) Subversion
3 3 (30.00%) Eclipse
4 2 (20.00%) Git (software)
4 2 (20.00%) Jasmine
5 1 (10.00%) gulp
5 1 (10.00%) NetBeans
5 1 (10.00%) PhpStorm
General
1 2 (20.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 10 (100.00%) Developer
2 8 (80.00%) PHP Developer
3 3 (30.00%) Angular Developer
3 3 (30.00%) PHP Symfony Developer
3 3 (30.00%) Symfony Developer
3 3 (30.00%) Web Developer
4 1 (10.00%) Lead Developer
4 1 (10.00%) Lead Web Developer
4 1 (10.00%) PHP Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (100.00%) CSS
2 8 (80.00%) HTML
3 5 (50.00%) CodeIgniter
3 5 (50.00%) Symfony
4 4 (40.00%) jQuery
5 3 (30.00%) AngularJS
5 3 (30.00%) LESS
5 3 (30.00%) SOAP
6 2 (20.00%) Ajax
6 2 (20.00%) EDI
6 2 (20.00%) LAMP
6 2 (20.00%) Laravel
6 2 (20.00%) Web Services
6 2 (20.00%) XML
7 1 (10.00%) CSS3
7 1 (10.00%) HTML5
7 1 (10.00%) JSON
7 1 (10.00%) Kohana
7 1 (10.00%) Sass
7 1 (10.00%) Sphinx
Miscellaneous
1 2 (20.00%) Fintech
2 1 (10.00%) Algorithms
2 1 (10.00%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 7 (70.00%) Linux
2 2 (20.00%) Debian
3 1 (10.00%) Android
3 1 (10.00%) Apple iOS
3 1 (10.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (10.00%) Windows
3 1 (10.00%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (10.00%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (80.00%) MVC
2 5 (50.00%) Web Development
3 3 (30.00%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (30.00%) Software Engineering
4 2 (20.00%) ERP
4 2 (20.00%) Kanban
4 2 (20.00%) OO
4 2 (20.00%) OO PHP
5 1 (10.00%) Analytics
5 1 (10.00%) E-Commerce
5 1 (10.00%) Secure Coding
5 1 (10.00%) Spend Analysis
5 1 (10.00%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 10 (100.00%) PHP
2 9 (90.00%) JavaScript
3 2 (20.00%) VB
3 2 (20.00%) VBA
4 1 (10.00%) Java
4 1 (10.00%) PHP 4
4 1 (10.00%) PHP 7
4 1 (10.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (10.00%) Degree
System Software
1 1 (10.00%) KVM
1 1 (10.00%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 5 (50.00%) Puppet
2 1 (10.00%) OSSEC
Vendors
1 3 (30.00%) Zend
2 2 (20.00%) SAP
3 1 (10.00%) Infobright
3 1 (10.00%) Microsoft
3 1 (10.00%) Red Hat
Faringdon, Oxfordshire
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
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