The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the East Midlands with a requirement for PHP 5 skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited PHP 5 over the 3 months to 29 April 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

PHP 5
England / East Midlands
3 months to
29 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank - 93 105
Contract jobs citing PHP 5 0 5 1
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands - 0.31% 0.057%
As % of the Programming Languages category - 1.03% 0.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 5 1
Median daily rate - £350 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +7.69%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £369 £350 £325
% change year-on-year +5.35% +7.69%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

PHP 5 is in the programming language skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in the East Midlands with a requirement for programming language skills.

Contract Programming Language Skills
East Midlands
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for programming language skills 634 486 686
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the East Midlands 39.21% 30.39% 39.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 405 319 431
Median daily rate £363 £338 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.40% -3.57%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £221 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +4.00% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 11 16
Median hourly rate £50.00 £35.00 £27.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +42.85% +27.27%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.60 £11.00 £19.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £60.50 £47.15 £39.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £38.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year +11.84% +5.55%  

PHP 5
Job Vacancy Trend in the East Midlands

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the East Midlands citing PHP 5 as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Programming Languages category.

Job vacancy trend for PHP 5 in the East Midlands

PHP 5
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the East Midlands

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

Contractor daily rate trend for PHP 5 in the East Midlands

PHP 5
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the East Midlands

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for PHP 5 in the East Midlands

For the 6 months to 29 April 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 across the East Midlands region with a requirement for PHP 5.

1 1 (100.00%) HTML
1 1 (100.00%) PHP
1 1 (100.00%) SQL
1 1 (100.00%) MySQL
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (100.00%) CSS
1 1 (100.00%) Manufacturing
1 1 (100.00%) jQuery
1 1 (100.00%) Twitter Bootstrap

PHP 5
Co-occurring IT Skills in the East Midlands 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:

Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (100.00%) MySQL
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server
General
1 1 (100.00%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Developer
1 1 (100.00%) PHP Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (100.00%) CSS
1 1 (100.00%) HTML
1 1 (100.00%) jQuery
1 1 (100.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) PHP
1 1 (100.00%) SQL