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 24 March 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.

3 months to
24 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
PHP 5
England / East of England
Rank - - 130
Contract jobs citing PHP 5 0 0 2
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England - - 0.077%
As % of the Programming Languages category - - 0.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 2
Median daily rate - - £195
UK excluding London median daily rate £275 £350 £350
% change year-on-year -21.42% -  
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 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 841 786 901
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the East of England 38.72% 32.19% 34.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 538 454 490
Median daily rate £400 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.66% -  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £275 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £538 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +4.00% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 62 59 58
Median hourly rate £42.50 £42.00 £39.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +1.19% +6.32%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £31.00 £19.00 £32.26
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.43 £50.00 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.64 £40.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year +4.10% +11.11%  

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 hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing PHP 5 in the East of England.

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