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 2 October 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
2 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
PHP 5
Rank 226 218 226
Rank change year-on-year
-8 +8
Contract jobs citing PHP5 18 20 27
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.19% 0.23% 0.28%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.59% 0.66% 0.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 13 21
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£344 £300 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.58% +9.09%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £200 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £395 £310
UK excluding London average daily rate £313 £285 £275
% change year-on-year
+9.64% +3.63%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £30.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £31.50
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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 3049 3140
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 32.64% 35.44% 32.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 1688 1686 1466
Average daily rate £350 £350 £330
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +6.06%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £480 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 115 122 166
Average hourly rate £35.00 £36.50 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-4.10% +4.28%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.05 £17.50 £18.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £45.00 £43.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £33.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+4.47% -4.28%

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 2 October 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 2 October 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 -9 9 £350 +21.73% 14
Berkshire +11 4 £400 +14.28% 2
Oxfordshire -10 3 £310 +18.09% 4
West Sussex +9 2 - -
Buckinghamshire 0 1 - - 2
Surrey - 1 £275 - 2
Sussex - - - - 1
East Sussex - - - -
Kent - - - - 1
Middlesex - - - -
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England

PHP5
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 2 October 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 37 (100.00%) PHP
2 34 (91.89%) OO
3 31 (83.78%) MySQL
4 21 (56.76%) JavaScript
4 21 (56.76%) HTML
4 21 (56.76%) CSS
5 19 (51.35%) OO PHP
6 18 (48.65%) Agile Software Development
7 16 (43.24%) Linux
8 14 (37.84%) Apache
8 14 (37.84%) jQuery
8 14 (37.84%) Git (software)
9 13 (35.14%) Subversion
10 11 (29.73%) Web Development
10 11 (29.73%) MVC
10 11 (29.73%) Internet
11 9 (24.32%) OOP
11 9 (24.32%) CMS
11 9 (24.32%) Ajax
11 9 (24.32%) Android
11 9 (24.32%) Apple iOS
12 8 (21.62%) Symfony
12 8 (21.62%) Zend
12 8 (21.62%) PHPUnit
13 7 (18.92%) CodeIgniter
13 7 (18.92%) Advertising
13 7 (18.92%) TDD
13 7 (18.92%) SOAP
13 7 (18.92%) WordPress
14 6 (16.22%) Relational Database

PHP5
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 2 October 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 (37.84%) Apache
2 9 (24.32%) CMS
3 7 (18.92%) WordPress
4 5 (13.51%) Drupal
5 3 (8.11%) Joomla!
6 2 (5.41%) nginx
6 2 (5.41%) Node.js
7 1 (2.70%) Confluence
7 1 (2.70%) Apache Solr
Applications
1 2 (5.41%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 5 (13.51%) Rackspace Cloud
2 1 (2.70%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 11 (29.73%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 31 (83.78%) MySQL
2 6 (16.22%) Relational Database
2 6 (16.22%) SQL Server
2 6 (16.22%) Apache Hive
2 6 (16.22%) Hadoop
2 6 (16.22%) NoSQL
2 6 (16.22%) Big Data
3 4 (10.81%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 14 (37.84%) Git (software)
2 13 (35.14%) Subversion
3 8 (21.62%) PHPUnit
4 3 (8.11%) Appcelerator Titanium
5 2 (5.41%) JIRA
6 1 (2.70%) Sublime Text
6 1 (2.70%) FogBugz
6 1 (2.70%) Trac
6 1 (2.70%) Mercurial
General
1 7 (18.92%) Advertising
2 2 (5.41%) Marketing
3 1 (2.70%) Billing
3 1 (2.70%) Telecoms
3 1 (2.70%) Finance
Job Titles
1 36 (97.30%) Developer
2 29 (78.38%) PHP Developer
3 5 (13.51%) Web Developer
4 4 (10.81%) PHP Web Developer
5 2 (5.41%) Senior Developer
5 2 (5.41%) Front-End Developer
5 2 (5.41%) PHP MySQL Developer
6 1 (2.70%) PHP Zend Developer
6 1 (2.70%) OO PHP Developer
6 1 (2.70%) Front-End Web Developer
6 1 (2.70%) Drupal Developer
6 1 (2.70%) PHP Programmer
6 1 (2.70%) Senior PHP Developer
6 1 (2.70%) Senior PHP Programmer
6 1 (2.70%) Senior Programmer
6 1 (2.70%) Programmer
6 1 (2.70%) Senior Applications Developer
6 1 (2.70%) Consultant
6 1 (2.70%) Applications Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (56.76%) HTML
1 21 (56.76%) CSS
2 14 (37.84%) jQuery
3 9 (24.32%) Ajax
4 8 (21.62%) Symfony
5 7 (18.92%) CodeIgniter
5 7 (18.92%) SOAP
6 6 (16.22%) Web Services
6 6 (16.22%) Backbone.js
6 6 (16.22%) KnockoutJS
6 6 (16.22%) Ember.js
6 6 (16.22%) Underscore.js
6 6 (16.22%) AngularJS
7 5 (13.51%) Smarty
7 5 (13.51%) HTML5
7 5 (13.51%) LAMP
8 4 (10.81%) CSS3
9 2 (5.41%) YUI
9 2 (5.41%) CakePHP
9 2 (5.41%) Zend Framework
Miscellaneous
1 3 (8.11%) Open Source
2 1 (2.70%) User Experience
2 1 (2.70%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (2.70%) Data Structures
2 1 (2.70%) Algorithms
2 1 (2.70%) Wiki
2 1 (2.70%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 16 (43.24%) Linux
2 9 (24.32%) Android
2 9 (24.32%) Apple iOS
3 5 (13.51%) Windows Server 2008
3 5 (13.51%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 5 (13.51%) Windows
3 5 (13.51%) Debian
3 5 (13.51%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (2.70%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 34 (91.89%) OO
2 19 (51.35%) OO PHP
3 18 (48.65%) Agile Software Development
4 11 (29.73%) Web Development
4 11 (29.73%) MVC
5 9 (24.32%) OOP
6 7 (18.92%) TDD
7 6 (16.22%) Unit Testing
7 6 (16.22%) Analytics
8 5 (13.51%) Software Engineering
9 4 (10.81%) Data Security
10 3 (8.11%) Scrum
10 3 (8.11%) E-Commerce
11 2 (5.41%) OOD
12 1 (2.70%) Android Development
12 1 (2.70%) iOS Development
12 1 (2.70%) Progressive Enhancement
12 1 (2.70%) Responsive Web Design
12 1 (2.70%) Graceful Degradation
12 1 (2.70%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 37 (100.00%) PHP
2 21 (56.76%) JavaScript
3 5 (13.51%) Java
4 3 (8.11%) PHP4
5 2 (5.41%) Objective-C
5 2 (5.41%) Ruby
5 2 (5.41%) Bash Shell
6 1 (2.70%) SQL
6 1 (2.70%) ActionScript
Qualifications
1 5 (13.51%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.70%) QA
Systems Management
1 2 (5.41%) Vagrant
Vendors
1 8 (21.62%) Zend
2 6 (16.22%) Microsoft
2 6 (16.22%) Rackspace
3 5 (13.51%) Red Hat
4 1 (2.70%) Appcelerator
4 1 (2.70%) Facebook
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