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 25 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
25 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
PHP 5
Rank 601 595 566
Rank change year-on-year
-6 -29
Contract jobs citing PHP 5 40 43 60
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.074% 0.079% 0.11%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.19% 0.21% 0.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 36 33 44
Median daily rate £325 £350 £331
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.14% +5.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £258 £304 £287
10% offered a daily rate of more than £438 £395 £384
UK excluding London median daily rate £323 £325 £331
% change year-on-year
-0.76% -1.88%
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
20693 20352 19684
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 38.53% 37.55% 37.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 14257 13473 13004
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 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 468 421 468
Median hourly rate £37.50 £35.00 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £19.00 £17.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £47.50 £52.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £36.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year
+4.16% -

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 25 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 25 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 -19 36 £345 -1.42% 28
London -11 11 £388 +4.72% 7
North West -5 7 £291 -3.16% 3
East Midlands +16 4 £238 -26.92% 2
Yorkshire +4 4 £400 +23.07% 1
Merseyside +1 4 £291 -3.16%
Liverpool -3 4 £291 -3.16%
South West -5 4 £298 -20.66% 2
West Midlands -10 3 £350 +1.44% 1
South East -11 3 £425 +44.06% 10
South Wales - 3 £300 -
Newport - 3 £300 -
Wales - 3 £300 -
West Yorkshire - 3 £450 - 1
Leicestershire - 3 £238 -
Leeds - 3 £450 -
Oxfordshire +14 2 £388 +40.90% 1
Somerset - 2 £275 - 1
Worcestershire - 2 £350 -
Redditch - 2 £350 -
Bath - 2 £275 -
Warrington - 2 £291 -
Cheshire - 2 £291 - 3
City of London +38 1 £300 -17.80% 1
North Yorkshire +5 1 £350 +7.69%
Faringdon 0 1 £350 +27.27% 1
Bristol 0 1 £320 -14.66%
Birmingham -2 1 £350 +1.44%
Edinburgh -8 1 £240 -30.18%
Scotland -15 1 £240 -30.18%

PHP 5
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 25 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 95 (100.00%) PHP
2 64 (67.37%) MySQL
3 61 (64.21%) JavaScript
4 45 (47.37%) CSS
4 45 (47.37%) Linux
5 43 (45.26%) HTML
6 38 (40.00%) Git (software)
7 35 (36.84%) jQuery
7 35 (36.84%) Zend
8 33 (34.74%) OO
9 29 (30.53%) MVC
9 29 (30.53%) Agile Software Development
10 28 (29.47%) PHPUnit
11 27 (28.42%) RESTful
11 27 (28.42%) SQL
12 26 (27.37%) Apache
12 26 (27.37%) Web Development
13 23 (24.21%) TDD
14 22 (23.16%) Subversion
14 22 (23.16%) Symfony
15 20 (21.05%) Jenkins
16 19 (20.00%) AngularJS
17 18 (18.95%) HTML5
17 18 (18.95%) Web Services
17 18 (18.95%) XML
18 17 (17.89%) Laravel
19 16 (16.84%) CSS3
19 16 (16.84%) LAMP
20 15 (15.79%) SOAP
20 15 (15.79%) 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 (27.37%) Apache
2 11 (11.58%) CMS
3 8 (8.42%) Drupal
4 7 (7.37%) nginx
5 6 (6.32%) WordPress
6 1 (1.05%) Apache Solr
Business Applications
1 8 (8.42%) Magento
2 1 (1.05%) BigMachines
2 1 (1.05%) Eloqua
2 1 (1.05%) Payment Gateway
Cloud Services
1 3 (3.16%) SaaS
2 1 (1.05%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (1.05%) GitHub
2 1 (1.05%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 7 (7.37%) HTTP
2 2 (2.11%) Internet
2 2 (2.11%) Network Security
3 1 (1.05%) Asterisk PBX
3 1 (1.05%) OpenVPN
3 1 (1.05%) VoIP
3 1 (1.05%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 64 (67.37%) MySQL
2 7 (7.37%) SQL Server
3 5 (5.26%) PostgreSQL
3 5 (5.26%) Relational Database
4 1 (1.05%) FileMaker
4 1 (1.05%) MariaDB
4 1 (1.05%) MarkLogic
Development Applications
1 38 (40.00%) Git (software)
2 28 (29.47%) PHPUnit
3 22 (23.16%) Subversion
4 20 (21.05%) Jenkins
5 7 (7.37%) Jasmine
5 7 (7.37%) Vagrant
6 6 (6.32%) Eclipse
6 6 (6.32%) Hudson
6 6 (6.32%) Maven
7 5 (5.26%) Mercurial
7 5 (5.26%) PhpStorm
8 4 (4.21%) Cucumber
8 4 (4.21%) Mocha
8 4 (4.21%) NetBeans
9 3 (3.16%) Zend Studio
10 2 (2.11%) gulp
10 2 (2.11%) JIRA
11 1 (1.05%) Grunt
11 1 (1.05%) Oracle APEX
General
1 7 (7.37%) Finance
2 4 (4.21%) Retail
3 2 (2.11%) Telecoms
4 1 (1.05%) Billing
4 1 (1.05%) Manufacturing
4 1 (1.05%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 91 (95.79%) Developer
2 80 (84.21%) PHP Developer
3 11 (11.58%) PHP Symfony Developer
3 11 (11.58%) Symfony Developer
4 9 (9.47%) Linux Developer
4 9 (9.47%) Web Developer
5 8 (8.42%) LAMP Developer
6 7 (7.37%) Angular Developer
6 7 (7.37%) Drupal Developer
6 7 (7.37%) MySQL Developer
6 7 (7.37%) PHP LAMP Developer
6 7 (7.37%) PHP MySQL Developer
6 7 (7.37%) SQL Developer
7 5 (5.26%) JavaScript Developer
7 5 (5.26%) Magento Developer
7 5 (5.26%) PHP Magento Developer
7 5 (5.26%) Python Developer
7 5 (5.26%) Senior Developer
8 4 (4.21%) PHP Web Developer
8 4 (4.21%) Senior PHP Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 45 (47.37%) CSS
2 43 (45.26%) HTML
3 35 (36.84%) jQuery
4 27 (28.42%) RESTful
5 22 (23.16%) Symfony
6 19 (20.00%) AngularJS
7 18 (18.95%) HTML5
7 18 (18.95%) Web Services
7 18 (18.95%) XML
8 17 (17.89%) Laravel
9 16 (16.84%) CSS3
9 16 (16.84%) LAMP
10 15 (15.79%) JSON
10 15 (15.79%) SOAP
11 11 (11.58%) Doctrine
12 10 (10.53%) Ajax
13 8 (8.42%) Twitter Bootstrap
13 8 (8.42%) Zend Framework
14 7 (7.37%) LESS
14 7 (7.37%) React
Miscellaneous
1 7 (7.37%) W3C
2 5 (5.26%) Data Centre
3 3 (3.16%) Digital Media
3 3 (3.16%) Enterprise Software
3 3 (3.16%) Smartphone
4 2 (2.11%) Fintech
4 2 (2.11%) iPad
4 2 (2.11%) NHS
4 2 (2.11%) User Experience
4 2 (2.11%) Video on Demand
5 1 (1.05%) Algorithms
5 1 (1.05%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 45 (47.37%) Linux
2 7 (7.37%) Mac OS X
2 7 (7.37%) Unix
3 2 (2.11%) Debian
4 1 (1.05%) Android
4 1 (1.05%) Apple iOS
4 1 (1.05%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (1.05%) Windows
4 1 (1.05%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (1.05%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 33 (34.74%) OO
2 29 (30.53%) Agile Software Development
2 29 (30.53%) MVC
3 26 (27.37%) Web Development
4 23 (24.21%) TDD
5 14 (14.74%) OO PHP
6 13 (13.68%) OOP
7 11 (11.58%) Unit Testing
8 10 (10.53%) Refactoring
9 8 (8.42%) Continuous Integration
9 8 (8.42%) Cross-Browser Compatibility
10 7 (7.37%) Scrum
10 7 (7.37%) Software Architecture
10 7 (7.37%) Software Engineering
10 7 (7.37%) Waterfall
11 6 (6.32%) BDD
11 6 (6.32%) Pair Programming
12 5 (5.26%) SDLC
12 5 (5.26%) Software Testing
12 5 (5.26%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 95 (100.00%) PHP
2 61 (64.21%) JavaScript
3 27 (28.42%) SQL
4 7 (7.37%) Python
5 6 (6.32%) Bash Shell
6 5 (5.26%) Java
7 4 (4.21%) C#
7 4 (4.21%) PHP 4
8 3 (3.16%) Ruby
9 2 (2.11%) VB
9 2 (2.11%) VBA
10 1 (1.05%) Apex Code
10 1 (1.05%) PHP 7
10 1 (1.05%) PL/SQL
10 1 (1.05%) XQuery
Qualifications
1 1 (1.05%) Degree
System Software
1 1 (1.05%) Docker
1 1 (1.05%) Firmware
1 1 (1.05%) Kamailio
1 1 (1.05%) KVM
1 1 (1.05%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 7 (7.37%) Puppet
2 1 (1.05%) Ansible
2 1 (1.05%) OSSEC
Vendors
1 35 (36.84%) Zend
2 3 (3.16%) Google
3 2 (2.11%) AppDynamics
3 2 (2.11%) Oracle
3 2 (2.11%) SAP
4 1 (1.05%) Cisco
4 1 (1.05%) Infobright
4 1 (1.05%) Microsoft
4 1 (1.05%) Red Hat
4 1 (1.05%) Salesforce.com
4 1 (1.05%) Siebel
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