The table below looks at the statistics for PHP5 skills in IT contracts advertised for the Southampton region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited PHP5 over the 3 months to 2 March 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
2 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
PHP 5
Rank 51 - 21
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing PHP5 4 0 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Southampton 0.96% - 3.68%
As % of the Programming Languages category 1.97% - 10.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 0
Average daily rate
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£403 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £318 £300 £300
% change year-on-year
+5.83% -
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 Southampton region.

Programming Languages Category
Southampton
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
203 145 69
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Southampton 48.92% 43.15% 36.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 113 93 29
Average daily rate £375 £313 £310
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+20.00% +0.80%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £175 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £400 £438
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 15 12
Average hourly rate £35.00 £40.00 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-12.50% +14.28%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.48 £31.90 £12.70
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £160.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -

PHP5
Jobs Demand Trend in Southampton

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing PHP5 across the Southampton region as a proportion of the total demand within the Programming Languages category.

PHP5 Jobs Demand Trend in Southampton

PHP5
Daily Rate Trend in Southampton

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing PHP5 across the Southampton region.

PHP5 Daily Rate Trend in Southampton

PHP5
Hourly Rate Trend in Southampton

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing PHP5 across the Southampton region.

PHP5 Hourly Rate Trend in Southampton

PHP5
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Southampton

For the 6 months to 2 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Southampton 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 10 (100.00%) PHP
1 10 (100.00%) Linux
1 10 (100.00%) Apache
2 9 (90.00%) OO
2 9 (90.00%) Subversion
3 8 (80.00%) Git (software)
4 7 (70.00%) BDD
4 7 (70.00%) JSON
4 7 (70.00%) PostgreSQL
4 7 (70.00%) Agile Software Development
4 7 (70.00%) TDD
4 7 (70.00%) Web Services
4 7 (70.00%) XML
5 6 (60.00%) SQL
5 6 (60.00%) Scrum
5 6 (60.00%) RESTful
5 6 (60.00%) Jenkins
6 5 (50.00%) Continuous Integration
6 5 (50.00%) REST
6 5 (50.00%) Web Development
6 5 (50.00%) OOP
7 4 (40.00%) KML
7 4 (40.00%) Internet
7 4 (40.00%) LAMP
7 4 (40.00%) Change Control
7 4 (40.00%) PHPUnit
7 4 (40.00%) PostGIS
7 4 (40.00%) Relational Database
7 4 (40.00%) Unit Testing
8 3 (30.00%) Semantic HTML

PHP5
Top Related IT Skills in Southampton by Category

For the 6 months to 2 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Southampton 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 10 (100.00%) Apache
Business Applications
1 3 (30.00%) Magento
Communications & Networking
1 4 (40.00%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (70.00%) PostgreSQL
2 4 (40.00%) Relational Database
3 1 (10.00%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 9 (90.00%) Subversion
2 8 (80.00%) Git (software)
3 6 (60.00%) Jenkins
4 4 (40.00%) PHPUnit
5 3 (30.00%) Appcelerator Titanium
Job Titles
1 10 (100.00%) Developer
2 6 (60.00%) PHP Developer
3 4 (40.00%) Senior PHP Developer
3 4 (40.00%) Senior Developer
4 3 (30.00%) Web Developer
4 3 (30.00%) Front-End Developer
4 3 (30.00%) Front-End Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (70.00%) Web Services
1 7 (70.00%) XML
1 7 (70.00%) JSON
2 6 (60.00%) RESTful
3 5 (50.00%) REST
4 4 (40.00%) PostGIS
4 4 (40.00%) LAMP
4 4 (40.00%) KML
5 3 (30.00%) CakePHP
5 3 (30.00%) YUI
5 3 (30.00%) SVG
5 3 (30.00%) HTML
5 3 (30.00%) CSS
5 3 (30.00%) Semantic HTML
5 3 (30.00%) HTML5 Canvas
5 3 (30.00%) CSS3
5 3 (30.00%) Sass
5 3 (30.00%) HTML5
Operating Systems
1 10 (100.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (90.00%) OO
2 7 (70.00%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (70.00%) TDD
2 7 (70.00%) BDD
3 6 (60.00%) Scrum
4 5 (50.00%) OOP
4 5 (50.00%) Web Development
4 5 (50.00%) Continuous Integration
5 4 (40.00%) Unit Testing
5 4 (40.00%) Change Control
6 3 (30.00%) Responsive Web Design
6 3 (30.00%) Graceful Degradation
6 3 (30.00%) Automated Testing
6 3 (30.00%) E-Commerce
6 3 (30.00%) OOD
6 3 (30.00%) SEO
6 3 (30.00%) Progressive Enhancement
7 1 (10.00%) OO PHP
7 1 (10.00%) OWASP
Programming Languages
1 10 (100.00%) PHP
2 6 (60.00%) SQL
3 3 (30.00%) JavaScript
Vendors
1 3 (30.00%) Appcelerator
1 3 (30.00%) Facebook