The table below looks at the statistics for PHP 5 skills in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited PHP 5 over the 3 months to 4 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
4 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
PHP 5
Rank 595 605 555
Rank change year-on-year
+10 -50
Contract jobs citing PHP 5 52 31 66
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.094% 0.056% 0.12%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.25% 0.15% 0.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 42 25 49
Median daily rate £350 £325 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £291 £260 £287
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £373 £365
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Programming Languages category in contract jobs advertised across the UK.

Programming Languages Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
21209 20865 20370
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 38.16% 37.36% 37.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 14599 13576 13264
Median daily rate £425 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £330
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 462 443 481
Median hourly rate £37.50 £36.00 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+4.16% +2.85%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £19.77 £18.20
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £45.00 £51.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £38.00 £36.00 £36.40
% change year-on-year
+5.55% -1.09%

PHP 5
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of contract jobs 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 UK

PHP 5
Daily Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing PHP 5 within the UK.

PHP 5 Daily Rate Trend in the UK

PHP 5
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing PHP 5 within the UK over the 3 months to 4 May 2016.

PHP 5 Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

PHP 5
Hourly Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing PHP 5 within the UK.

PHP 5 Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

PHP 5
Top 30 Contract Locations

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 UK over the 3 months to 4 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
England -1 47 £350 +7.69% 30
Yorkshire +9 13 £400 +23.07% 2
London -9 9 £400 +11.11% 9
North West +2 8 £291 -10.61% 3
Leeds - 8 £450 - 2
West Yorkshire - 8 £450 - 2
East Midlands +14 5 £350 +7.69% 3
Merseyside +5 5 £308 +2.58% 1
Liverpool 0 5 £308 +2.58% 1
South East -2 5 £350 +27.27% 6
Oxfordshire +11 4 £350 +27.27%
North Yorkshire +9 4 £350 +7.69%
South West +2 4 £310 -17.33%
Edinburgh -12 3 £240 -30.18%
West Midlands -14 3 £350 +1.44% 4
Scotland -15 3 £240 -30.18%
Nottinghamshire - 3 £375 -
Nottingham - 3 £375 -
Faringdon -1 2 £350 +27.27%
Birmingham -3 2 £350 +1.44% 1
Wales - 2 £300 -
Newport - 2 £300 -
Wiltshire - 2 £313 -
South Wales - 2 £300 -
Warrington - 2 £291 -
Cheshire - 2 £291 - 1
Leicestershire - 2 £221 - 1
Bristol -7 1 £320 -14.66%
Manchester -9 1 £425 +30.76% 1
Stockport - 1 £425 -

PHP 5
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 4 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 with a requirement for PHP 5.

1 97 (100.00%) PHP
2 67 (69.07%) MySQL
3 64 (65.98%) JavaScript
4 47 (48.45%) CSS
5 46 (47.42%) Linux
6 44 (45.36%) HTML
7 38 (39.18%) Git (software)
8 37 (38.14%) jQuery
9 36 (37.11%) Zend
10 35 (36.08%) OO
11 32 (32.99%) MVC
12 30 (30.93%) Agile Software Development
13 29 (29.90%) Web Development
14 28 (28.87%) PHPUnit
15 27 (27.84%) RESTful
16 26 (26.80%) Apache
16 26 (26.80%) SQL
17 23 (23.71%) TDD
18 21 (21.65%) Subversion
18 21 (21.65%) Symfony
19 20 (20.62%) XML
19 20 (20.62%) Jenkins
20 19 (19.59%) HTML5
20 19 (19.59%) LAMP
21 18 (18.56%) Laravel
22 17 (17.53%) AngularJS
22 17 (17.53%) CSS3
22 17 (17.53%) Web Services
23 15 (15.46%) SOAP
23 15 (15.46%) JSON

PHP 5
Top Related IT Skills 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 26 (26.80%) Apache
2 11 (11.34%) CMS
3 7 (7.22%) Drupal
3 7 (7.22%) nginx
4 5 (5.15%) WordPress
5 1 (1.03%) Apache Solr
Business Applications
1 7 (7.22%) Magento
2 1 (1.03%) BigMachines
2 1 (1.03%) Eloqua
Cloud Services
1 3 (3.09%) SaaS
2 1 (1.03%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (1.03%) Amazon EC2
2 1 (1.03%) Amazon S3
2 1 (1.03%) Amazon SQS
2 1 (1.03%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (1.03%) GitHub
2 1 (1.03%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 7 (7.22%) HTTP
2 2 (2.06%) Internet
2 2 (2.06%) Network Security
3 1 (1.03%) Asterisk PBX
3 1 (1.03%) OpenVPN
3 1 (1.03%) VoIP
3 1 (1.03%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 67 (69.07%) MySQL
2 6 (6.19%) SQL Server
3 5 (5.15%) Relational Database
4 4 (4.12%) PostgreSQL
5 1 (1.03%) FileMaker
5 1 (1.03%) MariaDB
5 1 (1.03%) MarkLogic
5 1 (1.03%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 38 (39.18%) Git (software)
2 28 (28.87%) PHPUnit
3 21 (21.65%) Subversion
4 20 (20.62%) Jenkins
5 7 (7.22%) Jasmine
6 6 (6.19%) Eclipse
6 6 (6.19%) Hudson
6 6 (6.19%) Maven
6 6 (6.19%) Vagrant
7 4 (4.12%) Cucumber
7 4 (4.12%) Mercurial
7 4 (4.12%) Mocha
7 4 (4.12%) NetBeans
7 4 (4.12%) PhpStorm
8 3 (3.09%) gulp
8 3 (3.09%) Zend Studio
9 2 (2.06%) Grunt
10 1 (1.03%) Bower
10 1 (1.03%) JIRA
10 1 (1.03%) Oracle APEX
General
1 7 (7.22%) Finance
2 4 (4.12%) Retail
3 3 (3.09%) Marketing
4 2 (2.06%) Telecoms
5 1 (1.03%) Billing
5 1 (1.03%) Law
5 1 (1.03%) Manufacturing
5 1 (1.03%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 91 (93.81%) Developer
2 78 (80.41%) PHP Developer
3 9 (9.28%) Linux Developer
3 9 (9.28%) Senior Developer
3 9 (9.28%) Web Developer
4 8 (8.25%) LAMP Developer
4 8 (8.25%) MySQL Developer
4 8 (8.25%) PHP MySQL Developer
4 8 (8.25%) PHP Symfony Developer
4 8 (8.25%) Symfony Developer
5 7 (7.22%) PHP LAMP Developer
5 7 (7.22%) SQL Developer
6 6 (6.19%) Angular Developer
7 5 (5.15%) Drupal Developer
7 5 (5.15%) JavaScript Developer
7 5 (5.15%) Lead Developer
7 5 (5.15%) Magento Developer
7 5 (5.15%) PHP Magento Developer
7 5 (5.15%) Python Developer
8 4 (4.12%) PHP Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 47 (48.45%) CSS
2 44 (45.36%) HTML
3 37 (38.14%) jQuery
4 27 (27.84%) RESTful
5 21 (21.65%) Symfony
6 20 (20.62%) XML
7 19 (19.59%) HTML5
7 19 (19.59%) LAMP
8 18 (18.56%) Laravel
9 17 (17.53%) AngularJS
9 17 (17.53%) CSS3
9 17 (17.53%) Web Services
10 15 (15.46%) JSON
10 15 (15.46%) SOAP
11 12 (12.37%) Ajax
12 11 (11.34%) Doctrine
13 8 (8.25%) CakePHP
13 8 (8.25%) Twitter Bootstrap
13 8 (8.25%) Zend Framework
14 7 (7.22%) React
Miscellaneous
1 7 (7.22%) W3C
2 5 (5.15%) Data Centre
3 3 (3.09%) Digital Media
3 3 (3.09%) Enterprise Software
4 2 (2.06%) Fintech
4 2 (2.06%) iPad
4 2 (2.06%) NHS
4 2 (2.06%) User Experience
4 2 (2.06%) Video on Demand
5 1 (1.03%) Algorithms
5 1 (1.03%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 46 (47.42%) Linux
2 7 (7.22%) Mac OS X
2 7 (7.22%) Unix
3 2 (2.06%) Debian
4 1 (1.03%) Android
4 1 (1.03%) Apple iOS
4 1 (1.03%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (1.03%) Windows
4 1 (1.03%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (1.03%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 35 (36.08%) OO
2 32 (32.99%) MVC
3 30 (30.93%) Agile Software Development
4 29 (29.90%) Web Development
5 23 (23.71%) TDD
6 15 (15.46%) OO PHP
7 14 (14.43%) OOP
8 12 (12.37%) Unit Testing
9 10 (10.31%) Refactoring
10 7 (7.22%) Continuous Integration
10 7 (7.22%) Cross-Browser Compatibility
10 7 (7.22%) Scrum
10 7 (7.22%) Software Architecture
10 7 (7.22%) Software Engineering
10 7 (7.22%) Waterfall
11 6 (6.19%) Pair Programming
12 5 (5.15%) E-Commerce
12 5 (5.15%) Project Management
12 5 (5.15%) Software Testing
12 5 (5.15%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 97 (100.00%) PHP
2 64 (65.98%) JavaScript
3 26 (26.80%) SQL
4 7 (7.22%) Python
5 6 (6.19%) Bash Shell
5 6 (6.19%) PHP 4
6 5 (5.15%) C#
6 5 (5.15%) Java
7 3 (3.09%) ActionScript
7 3 (3.09%) Ruby
8 2 (2.06%) VB
8 2 (2.06%) VBA
9 1 (1.03%) Apex Code
9 1 (1.03%) PHP 7
9 1 (1.03%) PL/SQL
9 1 (1.03%) XQuery
Qualifications
1 1 (1.03%) Degree
System Software
1 1 (1.03%) Docker
1 1 (1.03%) Firmware
1 1 (1.03%) Kamailio
1 1 (1.03%) KVM
1 1 (1.03%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 6 (6.19%) Puppet
2 1 (1.03%) Ansible
2 1 (1.03%) OSSEC
Vendors
1 36 (37.11%) Zend
2 2 (2.06%) AppDynamics
2 2 (2.06%) Google
2 2 (2.06%) Oracle
2 2 (2.06%) SAP
3 1 (1.03%) Cisco
3 1 (1.03%) Infobright
3 1 (1.03%) Microsoft
3 1 (1.03%) Red Hat
3 1 (1.03%) Salesforce.com
3 1 (1.03%) Siebel
3 1 (1.03%) Sitecore
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