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 19 December 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 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
PHP 5
Rank 35 39 24
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -15
Contract jobs citing PHP5 8 1 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Southampton 2.43% 0.35% 0.93%
As % of the Programming Languages category 5.10% 0.98% 2.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 1 0
Average daily rate
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£344 £385 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.71% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £300 £280
% change year-on-year
+8.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £30.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.35 £32.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-31.23% +8.33%
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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
157 102 67
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Southampton 47.72% 35.42% 31.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 82 69 29
Average daily rate £350 £313 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.00% +4.16%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £186 £165
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £400 £410
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 10 10
Average hourly rate £23.13 £22.50 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.77% -25.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.60 £13.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £38.00 £40.00 £35.25
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.50 £33.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+7.57% -5.71%

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
Daily Rate Histogram in Southampton

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing PHP5 across the Southampton region over the 3 months to 19 December 2014.

PHP5 Daily Rate Histogram 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 19 December 2014, 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 9 (100.00%) PHP
1 9 (100.00%) Linux
1 9 (100.00%) Apache
2 8 (88.89%) Subversion
2 8 (88.89%) OO
3 7 (77.78%) Git (software)
4 6 (66.67%) BDD
4 6 (66.67%) Jenkins
4 6 (66.67%) PostgreSQL
4 6 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
4 6 (66.67%) TDD
4 6 (66.67%) JSON
4 6 (66.67%) Web Services
4 6 (66.67%) XML
5 5 (55.56%) SQL
5 5 (55.56%) Continuous Integration
5 5 (55.56%) Scrum
5 5 (55.56%) RESTful
6 4 (44.44%) PostGIS
6 4 (44.44%) REST
6 4 (44.44%) Relational Database
6 4 (44.44%) Web Development
6 4 (44.44%) KML
6 4 (44.44%) OOP
7 3 (33.33%) CSS
7 3 (33.33%) HTML
7 3 (33.33%) JavaScript
7 3 (33.33%) SEO
7 3 (33.33%) LAMP
7 3 (33.33%) E-Commerce

PHP5
Top Related IT Skills in Southampton by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, 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 9 (100.00%) Apache
Business Applications
1 3 (33.33%) Magento
Communications & Networking
1 3 (33.33%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (66.67%) PostgreSQL
2 4 (44.44%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 8 (88.89%) Subversion
2 7 (77.78%) Git (software)
3 6 (66.67%) Jenkins
4 3 (33.33%) Appcelerator Titanium
4 3 (33.33%) PHPUnit
Job Titles
1 9 (100.00%) Developer
2 5 (55.56%) PHP Developer
3 3 (33.33%) Web Developer
3 3 (33.33%) Senior Developer
3 3 (33.33%) Front-End Developer
3 3 (33.33%) Front-End Web Developer
3 3 (33.33%) Senior PHP Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (66.67%) JSON
1 6 (66.67%) Web Services
1 6 (66.67%) XML
2 5 (55.56%) RESTful
3 4 (44.44%) PostGIS
3 4 (44.44%) REST
3 4 (44.44%) KML
4 3 (33.33%) CSS
4 3 (33.33%) HTML
4 3 (33.33%) LAMP
4 3 (33.33%) SVG
4 3 (33.33%) CakePHP
4 3 (33.33%) YUI
4 3 (33.33%) HTML5 Canvas
4 3 (33.33%) CSS3
4 3 (33.33%) Sass
4 3 (33.33%) Semantic HTML
4 3 (33.33%) HTML5
Operating Systems
1 9 (100.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (88.89%) OO
2 6 (66.67%) BDD
2 6 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (66.67%) TDD
3 5 (55.56%) Continuous Integration
3 5 (55.56%) Scrum
4 4 (44.44%) Web Development
4 4 (44.44%) OOP
5 3 (33.33%) SEO
5 3 (33.33%) E-Commerce
5 3 (33.33%) OOD
5 3 (33.33%) Unit Testing
5 3 (33.33%) Automated Testing
5 3 (33.33%) Change Control
5 3 (33.33%) Responsive Web Design
5 3 (33.33%) Graceful Degradation
5 3 (33.33%) Progressive Enhancement
6 1 (11.11%) OO PHP
Programming Languages
1 9 (100.00%) PHP
2 5 (55.56%) SQL
3 3 (33.33%) JavaScript
Vendors
1 3 (33.33%) Appcelerator
1 3 (33.33%) Facebook