The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the East of England 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 22 June 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 of England
3 months to
22 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 131 - -
Rank change year-on-year - 0  
Contract jobs citing PHP 5 6 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 0.26% - -
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.64% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 6 0 0
Median daily rate £450 - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £300 £323
% change year-on-year +50.00% -6.97%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £32.50 -

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 of England with a requirement for programming language skills.

Contract Programming Language Skills
East of England
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for programming language skills 938 881 1073
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the East of England 40.43% 34.51% 34.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 533 521 633
Median daily rate £400 £383 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.57% +9.28%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £250 £249
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £460
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +6.66% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 58 62 59
Median hourly rate £40.00 £36.00 £37.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +11.11% -4.00%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.50 £27.00 £19.30
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £50.00 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £37.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year +14.86% +2.77%  

PHP 5
Job Vacancy Trend in the East of England

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the East of England 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 of England

PHP 5
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the East of England

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

Contractor daily rate trend for PHP 5 in the East of England

PHP 5
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the East of England

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for PHP 5 in the East of England

PHP 5
Contract Job Locations in the East of England

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 East of England region over the 3 months to 22 June 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
Hertfordshire - 6 £450 - 1
PHP 5
England

For the 6 months to 22 June 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 of England region with a requirement for PHP 5.

1 6 (100.00%) HTML
1 6 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 6 (100.00%) PHP
1 6 (100.00%) MySQL
1 6 (100.00%) CSS
1 6 (100.00%) Subversion
1 6 (100.00%) Symfony
1 6 (100.00%) jQuery
1 6 (100.00%) Git (software)
1 6 (100.00%) RESTful
1 6 (100.00%) PHPUnit
1 6 (100.00%) MongoDB
1 6 (100.00%) Sass
1 6 (100.00%) LESS
1 6 (100.00%) AngularJS
1 6 (100.00%) Doctrine
1 6 (100.00%) PHP 7
2 3 (50.00%) Laravel
3 1 (16.67%) OO
3 1 (16.67%) OO PHP
3 1 (16.67%) API Development

PHP 5
Co-occurring IT Skills in the East of England 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 6 (100.00%) MongoDB
1 6 (100.00%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 6 (100.00%) Git (software)
1 6 (100.00%) PHPUnit
1 6 (100.00%) Subversion
Job Titles
1 6 (100.00%) Developer
1 6 (100.00%) PHP Developer
1 6 (100.00%) PHP Symfony Developer
1 6 (100.00%) Symfony Developer
2 3 (50.00%) PHP Laravel Developer
3 2 (33.33%) MongoDB Developer
3 2 (33.33%) MySQL Developer
3 2 (33.33%) PHP MySQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (100.00%) AngularJS
1 6 (100.00%) CSS
1 6 (100.00%) Doctrine
1 6 (100.00%) HTML
1 6 (100.00%) jQuery
1 6 (100.00%) LESS
1 6 (100.00%) RESTful
1 6 (100.00%) Sass
1 6 (100.00%) Symfony
2 3 (50.00%) Laravel
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (16.67%) API Development
1 1 (16.67%) OO
1 1 (16.67%) OO PHP
Programming Languages
1 6 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 6 (100.00%) PHP
1 6 (100.00%) PHP 7