Period
to 23 November 2017

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 6 months to 23 November 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.

Object-Oriented PHP (OO PHP)
UK > England
6 months to
23 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 772 673 704
Rank change year-on-year -99 +31 -58
Contract jobs citing OO PHP 85 200 167
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.090% 0.20% 0.16%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.11% 0.24% 0.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 76 146 162
England median daily rate £350 £400 £345
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -12.50% +15.94% -1.43%
10th Percentile £263 £281 £250
90th Percentile £481 £480 £438
UK median daily rate £350 £400 £345
% change year-on-year -12.50% +15.94% -1.43%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
England median hourly rate - £32.50 -
UK median hourly rate - £32.50 -

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

All Process and Methodology Skills
England
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 80259 82302 85123
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 84.62% 84.16% 81.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 54003 54838 56099
England median daily rate £450 £425 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% - +6.25%
10th Percentile £288 £265 £263
90th Percentile £638 £613 £600
UK median daily rate £450 £425 £415
% change year-on-year +5.88% +2.41% +3.75%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1880 2151 2525
England median hourly rate £24.00 £24.00 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +6.67% +18.42%
10th Percentile £11.49 £11.50 £11.25
90th Percentile £50.00 £48.75 £47.50
UK median hourly rate £23.75 £23.89 £22.50
% change year-on-year -0.58% +6.17% +18.42%

OO PHP
Job Vacancy Trend in England

Job postings citing OO PHP as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in England.

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 6 months to 23 November 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 contractor hourly rates quoted in IT 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 6 months to 23 November 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London -27 44 £375 - 15
South East -14 13 £325 -9.09% 16
North of England +57 8 £363 +16.00% 18
East of England -24 8 £450 +28.57% 1
Midlands -46 8 £325 -27.78% 10
West Midlands +22 7 £325 -27.78% 4
Yorkshire +17 5 £348 +6.92% 9
North West +22 3 £388 +46.23% 9
South West -9 3 £276 -21.07% 4
East Midlands -68 1 - - 6
OO PHP
UK

For the 6 months to 23 November 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 85 (100.00%) PHP
2 82 (96.47%) OO
3 64 (75.29%) JavaScript
4 60 (70.59%) CSS
5 57 (67.06%) HTML
6 39 (45.88%) MySQL
7 33 (38.82%) jQuery
8 32 (37.65%) Agile Software Development
9 31 (36.47%) MVC
10 29 (34.12%) Git (software)
11 27 (31.76%) LAMP
12 26 (30.59%) Magento
12 26 (30.59%) HTML5
12 26 (30.59%) CSS3
13 23 (27.06%) E-Commerce
14 22 (25.88%) Linux
15 21 (24.71%) Laravel
15 21 (24.71%) WordPress
15 21 (24.71%) Symfony
16 19 (22.35%) CMS
17 17 (20.00%) Ajax
17 17 (20.00%) Web Development
17 17 (20.00%) AngularJS
18 13 (15.29%) Zend
18 13 (15.29%) RESTful
19 12 (14.12%) JIRA
19 12 (14.12%) Drupal
19 12 (14.12%) PHPUnit
20 11 (12.94%) Twitter Bootstrap
20 11 (12.94%) Vagrant

OO PHP
Co-occurring 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 21 (24.71%) WordPress
2 19 (22.35%) CMS
3 12 (14.12%) Drupal
4 10 (11.76%) Apache
5 9 (10.59%) nginx
6 8 (9.41%) Apache Solr
7 1 (1.18%) Elasticsearch
7 1 (1.18%) SilverStripe
Applications
1 3 (3.53%) InVision
Business Applications
1 26 (30.59%) Magento
2 2 (2.35%) Payment Gateway
2 2 (2.35%) Shopify
Cloud Services
1 5 (5.88%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (4.71%) GitHub
2 4 (4.71%) Heroku
2 4 (4.71%) Twilio
3 2 (2.35%) SaaS
4 1 (1.18%) Amazon S3
4 1 (1.18%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (1.18%) Dropbox
4 1 (1.18%) iTunes
4 1 (1.18%) Route 53
Communications & Networking
1 6 (7.06%) Intranet
2 2 (2.35%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 39 (45.88%) MySQL
2 5 (5.88%) Relational Database
3 4 (4.71%) Amazon Redshift
3 4 (4.71%) MongoDB
3 4 (4.71%) PostgreSQL
3 4 (4.71%) SQL Server
4 2 (2.35%) NoSQL
5 1 (1.18%) Amazon RDS
5 1 (1.18%) Blockchain
5 1 (1.18%) DB2
Development Applications
1 29 (34.12%) Git (software)
2 12 (14.12%) JIRA
2 12 (14.12%) PHPUnit
3 11 (12.94%) Vagrant
4 8 (9.41%) Jenkins
5 5 (5.88%) gulp
6 3 (3.53%) Grunt
7 1 (1.18%) Jasmine
7 1 (1.18%) NUnit
7 1 (1.18%) Protractor
7 1 (1.18%) Subversion
7 1 (1.18%) webpack
General
1 11 (12.94%) Finance
2 8 (9.41%) Retail
3 7 (8.24%) Marketing
4 4 (4.71%) Publishing
5 1 (1.18%) Advertising
5 1 (1.18%) Music Industry
Job Titles
1 82 (96.47%) Developer
2 42 (49.41%) PHP Developer
3 20 (23.53%) Magento Developer
4 19 (22.35%) WordPress Developer
5 9 (10.59%) Senior Developer
6 8 (9.41%) Drupal Developer
7 7 (8.24%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
7 7 (8.24%) PHP Drupal Developer
7 7 (8.24%) Symfony Developer
8 6 (7.06%) PHP Symfony Developer
9 5 (5.88%) Full Stack Developer
9 5 (5.88%) Senior WordPress Developer
9 5 (5.88%) Web Developer
10 4 (4.71%) PHP WordPress Developer
11 3 (3.53%) Lead Developer
11 3 (3.53%) PHP Laravel Developer
11 3 (3.53%) Senior Web Developer
12 2 (2.35%) MySQL Developer
12 2 (2.35%) PHP Web Developer
12 2 (2.35%) SQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 60 (70.59%) CSS
2 57 (67.06%) HTML
3 33 (38.82%) jQuery
4 27 (31.76%) LAMP
5 26 (30.59%) CSS3
5 26 (30.59%) HTML5
6 21 (24.71%) Laravel
6 21 (24.71%) Symfony
7 17 (20.00%) Ajax
7 17 (20.00%) AngularJS
8 13 (15.29%) RESTful
9 11 (12.94%) Twitter Bootstrap
10 9 (10.59%) JSON
10 9 (10.59%) REST
11 8 (9.41%) React
11 8 (9.41%) Sass
11 8 (9.41%) Web Services
12 7 (8.24%) LEMP Stack
12 7 (8.24%) XHTML
12 7 (8.24%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 8 (9.41%) User Experience
2 3 (3.53%) Animation
2 3 (3.53%) Fintech
2 3 (3.53%) Greenfield Project
2 3 (3.53%) Linux Command Line
3 1 (1.18%) BBC
3 1 (1.18%) Management Information System
3 1 (1.18%) Marketing Technology
3 1 (1.18%) Video\Live Streaming
Operating Systems
1 22 (25.88%) Linux
2 3 (3.53%) Unix
3 1 (1.18%) Android
3 1 (1.18%) CentOS
3 1 (1.18%) Fedora
3 1 (1.18%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 82 (96.47%) OO
2 32 (37.65%) Agile Software Development
3 31 (36.47%) MVC
4 23 (27.06%) E-Commerce
5 17 (20.00%) Web Development
6 10 (11.76%) Open Source
6 10 (11.76%) Workflow
7 9 (10.59%) TDD
8 7 (8.24%) CRM
8 7 (8.24%) Disaster Recovery
8 7 (8.24%) Front End Development
8 7 (8.24%) Web Application Development
9 6 (7.06%) Unit Testing
9 6 (7.06%) User Stories
10 5 (5.88%) API Design
10 5 (5.88%) OOP
10 5 (5.88%) Responsive Web Design
10 5 (5.88%) Software Engineering
11 4 (4.71%) Software Testing
11 4 (4.71%) Web Design
Programming Languages
1 85 (100.00%) PHP
2 64 (75.29%) JavaScript
3 8 (9.41%) PHP 7
4 6 (7.06%) SQL
5 3 (3.53%) PHP 5
6 2 (2.35%) Bash Shell
7 1 (1.18%) ES6
7 1 (1.18%) PHP 4
7 1 (1.18%) Python
7 1 (1.18%) TypeScript
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (9.41%) QA
2 1 (1.18%) GDPR
System Software
1 8 (9.41%) Docker
Systems Management
1 2 (2.35%) Kubernetes
1 2 (2.35%) Puppet
2 1 (1.18%) Ansible
Vendors
1 13 (15.29%) Zend
2 3 (3.53%) WooCommerce
3 1 (1.18%) ATG
3 1 (1.18%) Facebook
3 1 (1.18%) Google
3 1 (1.18%) IBM
3 1 (1.18%) Microsoft
3 1 (1.18%) Sony
3 1 (1.18%) Twitter