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 February 2017 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 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
PHP 5
UK
Rank 582 575 575
Rank change year-on-year
-7 0
Contract jobs citing PHP 5 15 54 36
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.034% 0.10% 0.069%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.082% 0.27% 0.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 37 32
Median daily rate £400 £350 £344
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% +1.81%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £235 £244 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £460 £450 £445
UK excluding London median daily rate £300 £350 £344
% change year-on-year
-14.28% +1.81%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Median hourly rate £17.01 - -
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
18249 19912 19696
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 40.76% 38.33% 37.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 12587 13528 12927
Median daily rate £430 £418 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.99% +4.37%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £298 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 420 488 419
Median hourly rate £42.00 £40.00 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.00% +14.28%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.00 £18.63 £19.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £54.00 £50.27 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.50 £40.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year
+3.75% +11.11%

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 February 2017.

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 10 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 February 2017. 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 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 -4 15 £400 +14.28% 27
London +22 11 £425 +6.25% 9
South East +12 2 £300 -14.28% 7
Hampshire +7 1 £300 +4.34% 2
South West +3 1 £275 -31.25% 2
Bristol +3 1 £275 -45.00%
West Midlands +1 1 £300 +23.71% 2
City of London - 1 £525 - 2
Middlesex - 1 - -
Wolverhampton - 1 £300 -

PHP 5
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 26 February 2017, 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 50 (100.00%) PHP
2 42 (84.00%) CSS
3 38 (76.00%) JavaScript
4 35 (70.00%) HTML
5 28 (56.00%) MySQL
6 22 (44.00%) jQuery
6 22 (44.00%) Git (software)
7 21 (42.00%) OOP
8 20 (40.00%) TDD
9 19 (38.00%) Agile Software Development
10 18 (36.00%) HTML5
11 15 (30.00%) Symfony
11 15 (30.00%) CMS
12 14 (28.00%) Ajax
13 13 (26.00%) Zend
13 13 (26.00%) CSS3
14 12 (24.00%) RESTful
15 11 (22.00%) Web Development
15 11 (22.00%) PHPUnit
15 11 (22.00%) SQL
15 11 (22.00%) Web Services
16 10 (20.00%) OO
16 10 (20.00%) WordPress
17 9 (18.00%) AngularJS
17 9 (18.00%) MVC
18 8 (16.00%) Scrum
18 8 (16.00%) Apache
18 8 (16.00%) Responsive Web Design
18 8 (16.00%) Laravel
18 8 (16.00%) Drupal

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 15 (30.00%) CMS
2 10 (20.00%) WordPress
3 8 (16.00%) Apache
3 8 (16.00%) Drupal
4 5 (10.00%) Confluence
5 2 (4.00%) IIS
6 1 (2.00%) LiveCycle
6 1 (2.00%) nginx
Applications
1 1 (2.00%) Adobe Illustrator
1 1 (2.00%) Photoshop
Cloud Services
1 6 (12.00%) GitHub
2 2 (4.00%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (2.00%) Amazon S3
3 1 (2.00%) AWS CloudFormation
3 1 (2.00%) AWS Lambda
Communications & Networking
1 2 (4.00%) Intranet
2 1 (2.00%) Internet
2 1 (2.00%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 28 (56.00%) MySQL
2 4 (8.00%) SQL Server
3 2 (4.00%) MongoDB
4 1 (2.00%) MariaDB
4 1 (2.00%) PostgreSQL
4 1 (2.00%) RDBMS
4 1 (2.00%) Relational Database
4 1 (2.00%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 22 (44.00%) Git (software)
2 11 (22.00%) PHPUnit
3 6 (12.00%) Jasmine
3 6 (12.00%) JIRA
4 3 (6.00%) Jenkins
5 2 (4.00%) Bitbucket
5 2 (4.00%) Vagrant
6 1 (2.00%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 1 (2.00%) git-flow
6 1 (2.00%) Subversion
General
1 3 (6.00%) Marketing
2 2 (4.00%) Back Office
2 2 (4.00%) Finance
3 1 (2.00%) Banking
3 1 (2.00%) Law
3 1 (2.00%) Local Government
3 1 (2.00%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 46 (92.00%) Developer
2 37 (74.00%) PHP Developer
3 7 (14.00%) Web Developer
4 6 (12.00%) Drupal Developer
4 6 (12.00%) PHP Web Developer
5 5 (10.00%) Consultant
5 5 (10.00%) Web Consultant
6 4 (8.00%) Full Stack Developer
6 4 (8.00%) JavaScript Developer
7 3 (6.00%) Full Stack Web Developer
7 3 (6.00%) PHP Symfony Developer
7 3 (6.00%) Symfony Developer
7 3 (6.00%) WordPress Developer
8 2 (4.00%) HTML Developer
8 2 (4.00%) PHP Zend Developer
8 2 (4.00%) Senior Developer
8 2 (4.00%) Senior PHP Developer
9 1 (2.00%) Lead Developer
9 1 (2.00%) MySQL Developer
9 1 (2.00%) SQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 42 (84.00%) CSS
2 35 (70.00%) HTML
3 22 (44.00%) jQuery
4 18 (36.00%) HTML5
5 15 (30.00%) Symfony
6 14 (28.00%) Ajax
7 13 (26.00%) CSS3
8 12 (24.00%) RESTful
9 11 (22.00%) Web Services
10 9 (18.00%) AngularJS
11 8 (16.00%) Laravel
12 7 (14.00%) XML
13 6 (12.00%) Behat
13 6 (12.00%) JSON
13 6 (12.00%) Node.js
13 6 (12.00%) RequireJS
13 6 (12.00%) Zend Framework
14 5 (10.00%) XHTML
15 4 (8.00%) Sass
16 3 (6.00%) Doctrine
Miscellaneous
1 2 (4.00%) Mobile App
2 1 (2.00%) Digital Media
2 1 (2.00%) Linux Command Line
2 1 (2.00%) RIA
Operating Systems
1 7 (14.00%) Linux
2 3 (6.00%) Windows
2 3 (6.00%) Windows Server
3 1 (2.00%) CentOS
3 1 (2.00%) FreeBSD
3 1 (2.00%) Ubuntu
3 1 (2.00%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (42.00%) OOP
2 20 (40.00%) TDD
3 19 (38.00%) Agile Software Development
4 11 (22.00%) Web Development
5 10 (20.00%) OO
6 9 (18.00%) MVC
7 8 (16.00%) Cross-Browser Compatibility
7 8 (16.00%) Responsive Web Design
7 8 (16.00%) Scrum
8 7 (14.00%) BDD
8 7 (14.00%) Kanban
8 7 (14.00%) OO PHP
9 6 (12.00%) B2B
9 6 (12.00%) B2C
9 6 (12.00%) Content Management
9 6 (12.00%) Refactoring
9 6 (12.00%) Unit Testing
10 5 (10.00%) E-Commerce
10 5 (10.00%) SOA
11 2 (4.00%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 50 (100.00%) PHP
2 38 (76.00%) JavaScript
3 11 (22.00%) SQL
4 5 (10.00%) PHP 4
5 3 (6.00%) PHP 7
6 2 (4.00%) T-SQL
7 1 (2.00%) ActionScript
7 1 (2.00%) Bash Shell
7 1 (2.00%) Perl
7 1 (2.00%) Python
7 1 (2.00%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 1 (2.00%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (4.00%) QA
2 1 (2.00%) WCAG
System Software
1 1 (2.00%) Docker
Systems Management
1 1 (2.00%) Puppet
Vendors
1 13 (26.00%) Zend
2 2 (4.00%) Adobe
3 1 (2.00%) Microsoft
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