The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in England with a requirement for PHP 4 skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited PHP 4 over the 3 months to 25 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
25 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
PHP 4
UK / England
Rank 581 613 594
Rank change year-on-year +32 -19  
Contract jobs citing PHP 4 4 2 3
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.010% 0.004% 0.006%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.023% 0.011% 0.017%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 2 3
Median daily rate £425 £325 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +30.76% -7.14%  
UK excluding London median daily rate - £325 £345
% change year-on-year - -5.79%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

PHP 4 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 England with a requirement for programming language skills.

Contract Programming Language Skills
England
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for programming language skills 17199 18829 18063
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in England 41.15% 38.39% 37.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 11862 12983 11839
Median daily rate £450 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +4.00% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 397 448 384
Median hourly rate £42.50 £40.00 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +6.25% +14.28%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.50 £15.00 £20.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.50 £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 4
Job Vacancy Trend in England

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in England citing PHP 4 as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Programming Languages category.

Job vacancy trend for PHP 4 in England

PHP 4
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing PHP 4 in England.

Contractor daily rate trend for PHP 4 in England

PHP 4
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing PHP 4 in England.

Contractor hourly rate trend for PHP 4 in England

PHP 4
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 PHP 4 within the England region over the 3 months to 25 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 - 4 £425 -
PHP 4
UK

PHP 4
Top 22 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 25 March 2017, IT contractor jobs citing PHP 4 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 PHP 4.

1 4 (100.00%) HTML
1 4 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 4 (100.00%) PHP
1 4 (100.00%) MySQL
1 4 (100.00%) CSS
1 4 (100.00%) OOP
1 4 (100.00%) OO
1 4 (100.00%) MVC
1 4 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 4 (100.00%) TDD
1 4 (100.00%) Ajax
1 4 (100.00%) PHP 5
1 4 (100.00%) jQuery
1 4 (100.00%) Git (software)
1 4 (100.00%) RESTful
1 4 (100.00%) PHPUnit
1 4 (100.00%) HTML5
1 4 (100.00%) CSS3
1 4 (100.00%) Laravel
1 4 (100.00%) AngularJS
1 4 (100.00%) OO PHP
2 3 (75.00%) GitHub

PHP 4
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:

Cloud Services
1 3 (75.00%) GitHub
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (100.00%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 4 (100.00%) Git (software)
1 4 (100.00%) PHPUnit
Job Titles
1 4 (100.00%) Developer
1 4 (100.00%) PHP Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (100.00%) Ajax
1 4 (100.00%) AngularJS
1 4 (100.00%) CSS
1 4 (100.00%) CSS3
1 4 (100.00%) HTML
1 4 (100.00%) HTML5
1 4 (100.00%) jQuery
1 4 (100.00%) Laravel
1 4 (100.00%) RESTful
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 4 (100.00%) MVC
1 4 (100.00%) OO
1 4 (100.00%) OO PHP
1 4 (100.00%) OOP
1 4 (100.00%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 4 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 4 (100.00%) PHP
1 4 (100.00%) PHP 5