The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in England with a requirement for OO PHP skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited OO PHP over the 3 months to 23 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
23 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Object-Oriented PHP (OO PHP)
UK / England
Rank 548 540 532
Rank change year-on-year -8 -8  
Contract jobs citing OO PHP 29 72 59
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.070% 0.15% 0.12%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.084% 0.18% 0.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 56 44
Median daily rate £325 £375 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -13.33% +15.38%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £273 £269 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £450 £422
UK excluding London median daily rate £283 £328 £275
% change year-on-year -13.74% +19.09%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

OO PHP is in the process and methodology skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in England with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
England
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 34339 40363 38097
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in England 83.24% 82.94% 80.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 22721 26823 23995
Median daily rate £450 £438 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.85% +2.94%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £280
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £399
% change year-on-year +2.50% +0.29%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 856 995 1110
Median hourly rate £35.75 £37.50 £27.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -4.66% +36.36%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £13.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.50 £55.00 £49.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £39.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year -7.69% +30.00%  

OO PHP
Job Vacancy Trend in England

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in England citing OO PHP as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

Job vacancy trend for OO PHP in England

OO PHP
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in England

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

Contractor daily rate trend for OO PHP in England

OO PHP
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in England

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing OO PHP in England over the 3 months to 23 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for OO PHP in England

OO PHP
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in England

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for OO PHP in England

OO PHP
Contract Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing OO PHP within the England region over the 3 months to 23 March 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
London -3 11 £425 +6.25% 19
North West +21 5 £283 -13.07% 19
East Midlands -5 5 £150 -58.62% 4
West Midlands +14 3 £275 -8.33% 5
Yorkshire +3 3 £325 -27.77% 11
South East +9 1 - - 14
South West -1 1 - - 4
OO PHP
UK

OO PHP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 23 March 2017, IT contractor jobs citing OO PHP 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 England region with a requirement for OO PHP.

1 81 (98.78%) PHP
2 80 (97.56%) OO
3 67 (81.71%) JavaScript
4 62 (75.61%) CSS
5 61 (74.39%) HTML
6 41 (50.00%) MySQL
7 36 (43.90%) Git (software)
8 27 (32.93%) MVC
9 26 (31.71%) Linux
9 26 (31.71%) jQuery
10 24 (29.27%) Agile Software Development
11 23 (28.05%) E-Commerce
11 23 (28.05%) Symfony
12 22 (26.83%) Zend
12 22 (26.83%) Web Development
13 21 (25.61%) Continuous Integration
13 21 (25.61%) HTML5
13 21 (25.61%) Relational Database
14 20 (24.39%) CSS3
14 20 (24.39%) Magento
14 20 (24.39%) LAMP
15 18 (21.95%) HTTP
16 17 (20.73%) Laravel
16 17 (20.73%) Jenkins
17 15 (18.29%) Responsive Web Design
17 15 (18.29%) Configuration Management
17 15 (18.29%) Mentoring
18 14 (17.07%) PHPUnit
19 13 (15.85%) AngularJS
19 13 (15.85%) Line Management

OO PHP
Top Related IT Skills in 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:

Application Platforms
1 11 (13.41%) WordPress
2 10 (12.20%) Apache
3 5 (6.10%) Elasticsearch
4 4 (4.88%) Apache Solr
4 4 (4.88%) CMS
4 4 (4.88%) Drupal
5 1 (1.22%) Tornado
Business Applications
1 20 (24.39%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 5 (6.10%) GitHub
1 5 (6.10%) Google Analytics
2 3 (3.66%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (2.44%) AdWords
3 2 (2.44%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 18 (21.95%) HTTP
2 1 (1.22%) Intranet
2 1 (1.22%) Network Security
2 1 (1.22%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 41 (50.00%) MySQL
2 21 (25.61%) Relational Database
3 5 (6.10%) PostgreSQL
4 2 (2.44%) MongoDB
4 2 (2.44%) NoSQL
4 2 (2.44%) Redis
4 2 (2.44%) SQL Server
5 1 (1.22%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 36 (43.90%) Git (software)
2 17 (20.73%) Jenkins
3 14 (17.07%) PHPUnit
4 6 (7.32%) Subversion
5 2 (2.44%) Grunt
5 2 (2.44%) gulp
5 2 (2.44%) JIRA
5 2 (2.44%) Mercurial
6 1 (1.22%) Hudson
6 1 (1.22%) Selenium
6 1 (1.22%) TeamCity
6 1 (1.22%) Vagrant
General
1 4 (4.88%) Finance
2 1 (1.22%) Games
2 1 (1.22%) Marketing
2 1 (1.22%) Publishing
2 1 (1.22%) Retail
2 1 (1.22%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 78 (95.12%) Developer
2 48 (58.54%) PHP Developer
3 18 (21.95%) Senior Developer
4 15 (18.29%) Magento Developer
5 8 (9.76%) MySQL Developer
5 8 (9.76%) PHP MySQL Developer
5 8 (9.76%) Senior PHP Developer
6 6 (7.32%) WordPress Developer
7 5 (6.10%) Full Stack Developer
7 5 (6.10%) HTML Developer
7 5 (6.10%) Web Developer
8 4 (4.88%) Digital Developer
8 4 (4.88%) OO PHP Developer
8 4 (4.88%) PHP Web Developer
9 3 (3.66%) HTML CSS Developer
9 3 (3.66%) PHP Laravel Developer
9 3 (3.66%) PHP Symfony Developer
9 3 (3.66%) Symfony Developer
10 2 (2.44%) PHP LAMP Developer
10 2 (2.44%) PHP WordPress Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 62 (75.61%) CSS
2 61 (74.39%) HTML
3 26 (31.71%) jQuery
4 23 (28.05%) Symfony
5 21 (25.61%) HTML5
6 20 (24.39%) CSS3
6 20 (24.39%) LAMP
7 17 (20.73%) Laravel
8 13 (15.85%) AngularJS
9 10 (12.20%) Ajax
9 10 (12.20%) RESTful
10 9 (10.98%) Sass
11 8 (9.76%) XHTML
12 7 (8.54%) React
12 7 (8.54%) Web Services
13 6 (7.32%) Doctrine
13 6 (7.32%) XSL
14 5 (6.10%) Twitter Bootstrap
15 4 (4.88%) Behat
15 4 (4.88%) LESS
Miscellaneous
1 2 (2.44%) Algorithms
1 2 (2.44%) Computer Science
1 2 (2.44%) Data Structures
1 2 (2.44%) Digital Media
1 2 (2.44%) Mobile App
1 2 (2.44%) User Experience
2 1 (1.22%) Animation
2 1 (1.22%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 26 (31.71%) Linux
2 11 (13.41%) Mac OS X
2 11 (13.41%) Unix
3 3 (3.66%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 80 (97.56%) OO
2 27 (32.93%) MVC
3 24 (29.27%) Agile Software Development
4 23 (28.05%) E-Commerce
5 22 (26.83%) Web Development
6 21 (25.61%) Continuous Integration
7 15 (18.29%) Configuration Management
7 15 (18.29%) Mentoring
7 15 (18.29%) Responsive Web Design
8 13 (15.85%) Line Management
9 11 (13.41%) Visualisation
9 11 (13.41%) Web Design
10 9 (10.98%) Front End Development
10 9 (10.98%) TDD
11 6 (7.32%) BDD
11 6 (7.32%) OOP
11 6 (7.32%) Open Source
11 6 (7.32%) Unit Testing
12 5 (6.10%) Analytics
12 5 (6.10%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 81 (98.78%) PHP
2 67 (81.71%) JavaScript
3 8 (9.76%) PHP 5
4 4 (4.88%) PHP 4
4 4 (4.88%) SQL
5 3 (3.66%) TypeScript
6 2 (2.44%) Java
6 2 (2.44%) PHP 7
7 1 (1.22%) Bash Shell
7 1 (1.22%) C#
7 1 (1.22%) Python
7 1 (1.22%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 5 (6.10%) Security Cleared
2 4 (4.88%) DBS Check
3 1 (1.22%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (7.32%) Disclosure Scotland
2 3 (3.66%) QA
3 1 (1.22%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (4.88%) Docker
1 4 (4.88%) Varnish
Vendors
1 22 (26.83%) Zend
2 7 (8.54%) Google
3 4 (4.88%) Oracle
4 3 (3.66%) Twitter
5 1 (1.22%) Samsung