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 26 September 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 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
PHP 5
Rank 619 627 539
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -88
Contract jobs citing PHP 5 36 27 99
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.067% 0.047% 0.17%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.16% 0.12% 0.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 19 71
Median daily rate £338 £290 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.37% -10.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £264 £203 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £428 £400
UK excluding London median daily rate £275 £250 £325
% change year-on-year
+10.00% -23.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £40.00
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
21866 21807 21252
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 40.74% 38.11% 36.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 15062 14809 13683
Median daily rate £425 £413 £390
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.03% +5.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £288 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 464 528 414
Median hourly rate £40.00 £38.50 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.89% +10.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.53 £17.22 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £48.41 £57.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £39.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +11.42%

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 26 September 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 16 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 26 September 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 +24 36 £338 +16.37% 28
London -1 19 £406 +9.79% 10
Yorkshire +12 6 £250 - 3
Sheffield - 6 £250 - 1
South Yorkshire - 6 £250 - 1
West Midlands - 5 £350 -
South East +14 2 £275 -5.17% 3
North West - 2 £264 - 6
Manchester - 2 £264 - 4
Surrey - 2 £275 -
City of London +11 1 £338 -8.78% 4
East of England +9 1 - -
Bristol - 1 £300 -
Birmingham - 1 - -
South West - 1 £300 - 2
Bedfordshire - 1 - -

PHP 5
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 26 September 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 58 (100.00%) PHP
2 50 (86.21%) CSS
3 47 (81.03%) HTML
4 45 (77.59%) JavaScript
5 35 (60.34%) MySQL
6 25 (43.10%) TDD
7 23 (39.66%) Symfony
8 20 (34.48%) Git (software)
8 20 (34.48%) HTML5
8 20 (34.48%) OOP
9 18 (31.03%) SQL
9 18 (31.03%) MVC
10 17 (29.31%) jQuery
11 16 (27.59%) Zend
11 16 (27.59%) CSS3
11 16 (27.59%) Agile Software Development
12 15 (25.86%) OO
13 14 (24.14%) Web Services
13 14 (24.14%) Ajax
14 13 (22.41%) Linux
14 13 (22.41%) Cross-Browser Compatibility
15 11 (18.97%) Subversion
16 10 (17.24%) CMS
16 10 (17.24%) XML
16 10 (17.24%) PHPUnit
16 10 (17.24%) Web Development
17 9 (15.52%) Unit Testing
17 9 (15.52%) WordPress
17 9 (15.52%) BDD
17 9 (15.52%) AngularJS

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 10 (17.24%) CMS
2 9 (15.52%) WordPress
3 8 (13.79%) Drupal
4 6 (10.34%) Apache
5 5 (8.62%) Confluence
6 1 (1.72%) Joomla!
Business Applications
1 2 (3.45%) Magento
2 1 (1.72%) Payment Gateway
Cloud Services
1 2 (3.45%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (3.45%) GitHub
2 1 (1.72%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 2 (3.45%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 35 (60.34%) MySQL
2 5 (8.62%) SQL Server
3 4 (6.90%) PostgreSQL
4 3 (5.17%) MongoDB
4 3 (5.17%) Relational Database
5 1 (1.72%) FileMaker
Development Applications
1 20 (34.48%) Git (software)
2 11 (18.97%) Subversion
3 10 (17.24%) PHPUnit
4 6 (10.34%) Jasmine
4 6 (10.34%) JIRA
4 6 (10.34%) Mercurial
5 4 (6.90%) Eclipse
5 4 (6.90%) NetBeans
5 4 (6.90%) Zend Studio
6 3 (5.17%) PhpStorm
6 3 (5.17%) Travis CI
6 3 (5.17%) Vagrant
7 1 (1.72%) Hudson
7 1 (1.72%) Jenkins
General
1 4 (6.90%) Finance
2 2 (3.45%) Marketing
2 2 (3.45%) Publishing
3 1 (1.72%) Billing
Job Titles
1 57 (98.28%) Developer
2 49 (84.48%) PHP Developer
3 13 (22.41%) PHP Symfony Developer
3 13 (22.41%) Symfony Developer
4 7 (12.07%) Web Developer
5 6 (10.34%) Drupal Developer
5 6 (10.34%) PHP Web Developer
6 5 (8.62%) Consultant
6 5 (8.62%) Full Stack Developer
7 4 (6.90%) JavaScript Developer
7 4 (6.90%) Web Consultant
8 3 (5.17%) Angular Developer
8 3 (5.17%) Full Stack Web Developer
9 2 (3.45%) MySQL Developer
9 2 (3.45%) PHP MySQL Developer
10 1 (1.72%) HTML Developer
10 1 (1.72%) Senior Developer
10 1 (1.72%) Senior MySQL Developer
10 1 (1.72%) Senior PHP Developer
10 1 (1.72%) Systems Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 50 (86.21%) CSS
2 47 (81.03%) HTML
3 23 (39.66%) Symfony
4 20 (34.48%) HTML5
5 17 (29.31%) jQuery
6 16 (27.59%) CSS3
7 14 (24.14%) Ajax
7 14 (24.14%) Web Services
8 10 (17.24%) XML
9 9 (15.52%) AngularJS
10 8 (13.79%) RESTful
11 7 (12.07%) Node.js
11 7 (12.07%) Twitter Bootstrap
12 6 (10.34%) Behat
12 6 (10.34%) RequireJS
12 6 (10.34%) XHTML
12 6 (10.34%) Zend Framework
13 5 (8.62%) LAMP
13 5 (8.62%) Laravel
13 5 (8.62%) LESS
Miscellaneous
1 4 (6.90%) Enterprise Software
1 4 (6.90%) Smartphone
2 2 (3.45%) Digital Media
2 2 (3.45%) e-Learning
2 2 (3.45%) Learning Management System
2 2 (3.45%) W3C
3 1 (1.72%) FMCG
3 1 (1.72%) NHS
3 1 (1.72%) Video on Demand
Operating Systems
1 13 (22.41%) Linux
2 2 (3.45%) Android
2 2 (3.45%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (43.10%) TDD
2 20 (34.48%) OOP
3 18 (31.03%) MVC
4 16 (27.59%) Agile Software Development
5 15 (25.86%) OO
6 13 (22.41%) Cross-Browser Compatibility
7 10 (17.24%) Web Development
8 9 (15.52%) BDD
8 9 (15.52%) Unit Testing
9 7 (12.07%) Refactoring
10 6 (10.34%) B2B
10 6 (10.34%) B2C
10 6 (10.34%) Content Management
10 6 (10.34%) Kanban
10 6 (10.34%) Responsive Web Design
10 6 (10.34%) Scrum
11 5 (8.62%) API Integration
11 5 (8.62%) E-Commerce
12 4 (6.90%) Open Source
13 3 (5.17%) Continuous Integration
Programming Languages
1 58 (100.00%) PHP
2 45 (77.59%) JavaScript
3 18 (31.03%) SQL
4 4 (6.90%) PHP 4
5 3 (5.17%) PHP 7
6 2 (3.45%) ActionScript
6 2 (3.45%) Java
7 1 (1.72%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (1.72%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.72%) QA
System Software
1 3 (5.17%) Docker
Systems Management
1 3 (5.17%) Puppet
2 1 (1.72%) Plesk
Vendors
1 16 (27.59%) Zend
2 3 (5.17%) Google
3 2 (3.45%) Oracle
4 1 (1.72%) Adobe
4 1 (1.72%) Facebook
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