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 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.

Object-Oriented PHP (OO PHP)
UK / England
3 months to
23 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 543 571 507
Rank change year-on-year +28 -64  
Contract jobs citing OO PHP 45 49 119
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.10% 0.099% 0.23%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.12% 0.12% 0.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 43 39 92
Median daily rate £325 £375 £344
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -13.33% +9.09%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £210 £225 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £442 £400
UK excluding London median daily rate £313 £288 £300
% change year-on-year +8.69% -4.16%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £32.50 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £32.50 -

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 36435 41257 41286
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in England 84.75% 83.48% 80.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 23948 27689 26938
Median daily rate £450 £445 £415
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.12% +7.22%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £300 £288
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £590
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £400 £383
% change year-on-year +3.75% +4.57%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 949 962 1153
Median hourly rate £32.50 £27.25 £27.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +19.26% +0.92%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.83 £12.55 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.50 £48.70 £50.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £33.50 £28.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year +17.54% -5.00%  

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 June 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 3 months to 23 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
West Midlands +29 18 £300 +9.09% 8
London -11 9 £400 - 7
Yorkshire +28 8 £331 +1.92% 7
South East +8 8 £381 +32.60% 8
East of England -5 2 £378 +67.77% 5
North West +23 1 £375 +36.36% 9
OO PHP
UK

For the 6 months to 23 June 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 73 (98.65%) PHP
2 67 (90.54%) OO
3 64 (86.49%) JavaScript
4 57 (77.03%) HTML
5 56 (75.68%) CSS
6 43 (58.11%) MySQL
7 35 (47.30%) Symfony
8 34 (45.95%) Agile Software Development
9 31 (41.89%) jQuery
10 30 (40.54%) Git (software)
10 30 (40.54%) AngularJS
11 28 (37.84%) Laravel
12 24 (32.43%) PHPUnit
13 23 (31.08%) MVC
14 21 (28.38%) HTML5
15 20 (27.03%) CSS3
15 20 (27.03%) RESTful
16 17 (22.97%) TDD
16 17 (22.97%) Linux
17 15 (20.27%) PHP 5
18 14 (18.92%) WordPress
18 14 (18.92%) Web Development
19 13 (17.57%) E-Commerce
20 12 (16.22%) OOP
21 11 (14.86%) Ajax
21 11 (14.86%) Zend
21 11 (14.86%) Sass
21 11 (14.86%) React
22 10 (13.51%) gulp
22 10 (13.51%) LESS

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 14 (18.92%) WordPress
2 5 (6.76%) Elasticsearch
2 5 (6.76%) nginx
3 4 (5.41%) Drupal
4 3 (4.05%) CMS
5 2 (2.70%) Apache
6 1 (1.35%) Confluence
6 1 (1.35%) Tornado
Business Applications
1 8 (10.81%) Magento
2 3 (4.05%) Payment Gateway
Cloud Services
1 9 (12.16%) GitHub
2 4 (5.41%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (2.70%) AdWords
3 2 (2.70%) Google Analytics
4 1 (1.35%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.35%) Internet
1 1 (1.35%) Intranet
1 1 (1.35%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 43 (58.11%) MySQL
2 6 (8.11%) MongoDB
2 6 (8.11%) PostgreSQL
2 6 (8.11%) Relational Database
3 4 (5.41%) SQL Server
4 2 (2.70%) NoSQL
4 2 (2.70%) Redis
5 1 (1.35%) DB2
Development Applications
1 30 (40.54%) Git (software)
2 24 (32.43%) PHPUnit
3 10 (13.51%) gulp
4 7 (9.46%) Grunt
4 7 (9.46%) Subversion
5 5 (6.76%) Vagrant
6 4 (5.41%) JIRA
7 2 (2.70%) Jenkins
7 2 (2.70%) Mercurial
7 2 (2.70%) Protractor
7 2 (2.70%) Selenium
8 1 (1.35%) Hudson
8 1 (1.35%) Jasmine
8 1 (1.35%) Mocha
8 1 (1.35%) TeamCity
8 1 (1.35%) webpack
General
1 9 (12.16%) Marketing
2 3 (4.05%) Finance
2 3 (4.05%) Publishing
3 1 (1.35%) Digital Economy
3 1 (1.35%) Retail
Job Titles
1 69 (93.24%) Developer
2 55 (74.32%) PHP Developer
3 13 (17.57%) Symfony Developer
4 11 (14.86%) Full Stack Developer
4 11 (14.86%) PHP Symfony Developer
4 11 (14.86%) PHP Web Developer
4 11 (14.86%) Web Developer
5 8 (10.81%) JavaScript Developer
5 8 (10.81%) OO PHP Developer
5 8 (10.81%) WordPress Developer
6 6 (8.11%) SQL Developer
7 5 (6.76%) Full Stack Web Developer
7 5 (6.76%) Magento Developer
7 5 (6.76%) PHP Laravel Developer
7 5 (6.76%) PostgreSQL Developer
8 4 (5.41%) HTML Developer
8 4 (5.41%) MySQL Developer
8 4 (5.41%) PHP Software Engineer
8 4 (5.41%) Senior Developer
8 4 (5.41%) Senior PHP Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 57 (77.03%) HTML
2 56 (75.68%) CSS
3 35 (47.30%) Symfony
4 31 (41.89%) jQuery
5 30 (40.54%) AngularJS
6 28 (37.84%) Laravel
7 21 (28.38%) HTML5
8 20 (27.03%) CSS3
8 20 (27.03%) RESTful
9 11 (14.86%) Ajax
9 11 (14.86%) React
9 11 (14.86%) Sass
10 10 (13.51%) LESS
11 9 (12.16%) LAMP
12 8 (10.81%) Doctrine
13 6 (8.11%) Twig
14 5 (6.76%) Ember.js
15 4 (5.41%) .NET
15 4 (5.41%) Web Services
16 3 (4.05%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 8 (10.81%) Greenfield Project
2 5 (6.76%) User Experience
3 2 (2.70%) Algorithms
3 2 (2.70%) Computer Science
3 2 (2.70%) Data Structures
3 2 (2.70%) Mobile App
4 1 (1.35%) Animation
4 1 (1.35%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 17 (22.97%) Linux
2 3 (4.05%) Mac OS X
3 1 (1.35%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 67 (90.54%) OO
2 34 (45.95%) Agile Software Development
3 23 (31.08%) MVC
4 17 (22.97%) TDD
5 14 (18.92%) Web Development
6 13 (17.57%) E-Commerce
7 12 (16.22%) OOP
8 8 (10.81%) Software Engineering
8 8 (10.81%) Unit Testing
9 6 (8.11%) Database Optimisation
10 5 (6.76%) Case Management
11 4 (5.41%) Continuous Integration
11 4 (5.41%) Front End Development
11 4 (5.41%) Test Automation
11 4 (5.41%) Web Application Development
12 3 (4.05%) BDD
12 3 (4.05%) Digital Marketing
12 3 (4.05%) Scrum
12 3 (4.05%) SOLID
13 2 (2.70%) Prototyping
Programming Languages
1 73 (98.65%) PHP
2 64 (86.49%) JavaScript
3 15 (20.27%) PHP 5
4 9 (12.16%) PHP 4
4 9 (12.16%) SQL
5 6 (8.11%) PHP 7
6 5 (6.76%) Bash Shell
7 2 (2.70%) Python
8 1 (1.35%) C#
8 1 (1.35%) ES6
8 1 (1.35%) Java
8 1 (1.35%) Ruby
8 1 (1.35%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 2 (2.70%) Security Cleared
2 1 (1.35%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.70%) QA
2 1 (1.35%) Disclosure Scotland
2 1 (1.35%) SLA
2 1 (1.35%) WAI
Systems Management
1 5 (6.76%) Ansible
Vendors
1 11 (14.86%) Zend
2 2 (2.70%) Google
2 2 (2.70%) Microsoft
3 1 (1.35%) Apple
3 1 (1.35%) IBM
3 1 (1.35%) Oracle
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