Period
to 24 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in 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 6 months to 24 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.

PHP 5
UK > England
6 months to
24 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 822 802 819
Rank change year-on-year -20 +17 -133
Contract jobs citing PHP 5 40 53 47
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.042% 0.054% 0.045%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.10% 0.13% 0.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 38 27 52
England median daily rate £369 £340 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +8.46% +4.62% -2.62%
10th Percentile £283 £261 £206
90th Percentile £450 £434 £461
UK median daily rate £369 £340 £325
% change year-on-year +8.46% +4.62% -1.52%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 1
England median hourly rate - £32.50 £45.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -27.78% +12.50%
UK median hourly rate - £32.50 £45.00
% change year-on-year - -27.78% +12.50%

PHP 5 is in the Programming Languages 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 coding skills.

All Programming Languages
England
Contract vacancies with a requirement for coding skills 39942 39529 40557
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 42.13% 40.53% 38.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 28155 27378 27763
England median daily rate £463 £425 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +8.82% +3.03% +3.13%
10th Percentile £310 £288 £275
90th Percentile £638 £594 £600
UK median daily rate £450 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 747 822 957
England median hourly rate £40.00 £37.50 £37.45
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +6.67% +0.13% +21.79%
10th Percentile £16.25 £14.56 £14.13
90th Percentile £52.50 £51.25 £50.00
UK median hourly rate £40.00 £37.50 £37.45
% change year-on-year +6.67% +0.13% +20.81%

PHP 5
Job Vacancy Trend in England

Job postings citing PHP 5 as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in England.

Job vacancy trend for PHP 5 in England

PHP 5
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing PHP 5 in England.

Contractor daily rate trend for PHP 5 in England

PHP 5
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in England

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing PHP 5 in England over the 6 months to 24 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for PHP 5 in England

PHP 5
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing PHP 5 in England.

Contractor hourly rate trend for PHP 5 in England

PHP 5
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 5 within the England region over the 6 months to 24 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
North of England +60 13 £375 +42.18% 2
London -24 11 £325 -10.96% 6
Yorkshire +26 7 £375 +50.00%
North West +32 6 £388 +46.23% 2
South East +6 6 £450 +63.64% 6
Midlands +27 5 £313 -16.67% 2
East Midlands +2 4 £313 -
South West -1 4 £320 +9.87% 1
East of England +1 3 £450 - 1
West Midlands +13 1 - - 2
PHP 5
UK

For the 6 months to 24 November 2017, IT contractor jobs citing PHP 5 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 5.

1 40 (100.00%) PHP
2 28 (70.00%) HTML
3 27 (67.50%) MySQL
4 26 (65.00%) CSS
5 20 (50.00%) JavaScript
6 19 (47.50%) Laravel
7 17 (42.50%) Agile Software Development
8 16 (40.00%) Git (software)
9 14 (35.00%) PHP 7
10 13 (32.50%) HTML5
10 13 (32.50%) Symfony
11 12 (30.00%) MVC
11 12 (30.00%) AngularJS
12 11 (27.50%) CSS3
12 11 (27.50%) jQuery
12 11 (27.50%) TDD
12 11 (27.50%) OO
13 10 (25.00%) Linux
13 10 (25.00%) OOP
13 10 (25.00%) Scrum
13 10 (25.00%) LAMP
14 8 (20.00%) SOAP
14 8 (20.00%) SQL
14 8 (20.00%) Kanban
14 8 (20.00%) RESTful
15 7 (17.50%) React
15 7 (17.50%) Apache
15 7 (17.50%) Subversion
15 7 (17.50%) Ajax
16 6 (15.00%) Zend

PHP 5
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 7 (17.50%) Apache
2 5 (12.50%) CMS
3 3 (7.50%) Drupal
3 3 (7.50%) WordPress
4 2 (5.00%) Confluence
4 2 (5.00%) IIS
5 1 (2.50%) Elasticsearch
5 1 (2.50%) Moodle
5 1 (2.50%) Totara
Cloud Services
1 5 (12.50%) GitHub
2 2 (5.00%) SaaS
3 1 (2.50%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (2.50%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 4 (10.00%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 27 (67.50%) MySQL
2 3 (7.50%) MongoDB
3 2 (5.00%) NoSQL
3 2 (5.00%) Redis
3 2 (5.00%) Relational Database
3 2 (5.00%) SQL Server
3 2 (5.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 1 (2.50%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (2.50%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 16 (40.00%) Git (software)
2 7 (17.50%) Subversion
3 6 (15.00%) PHPUnit
4 5 (12.50%) JIRA
5 4 (10.00%) gulp
6 3 (7.50%) Jasmine
6 3 (7.50%) Karma Test Runner
7 2 (5.00%) Bitbucket
7 2 (5.00%) JIRA Agile
8 1 (2.50%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 3 (7.50%) Marketing
1 3 (7.50%) Retail
2 2 (5.00%) Back Office
2 2 (5.00%) Billing
2 2 (5.00%) Digital Economy
2 2 (5.00%) Finance
2 2 (5.00%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 40 (100.00%) Developer
2 33 (82.50%) PHP Developer
3 8 (20.00%) Senior Developer
4 7 (17.50%) JavaScript Developer
5 6 (15.00%) Senior PHP Developer
6 5 (12.50%) PHP Symfony Developer
6 5 (12.50%) Symfony Developer
7 4 (10.00%) Web Developer
8 3 (7.50%) Angular Developer
8 3 (7.50%) Full Stack Developer
8 3 (7.50%) Node.js Developer
8 3 (7.50%) Senior JavaScript Developer
9 2 (5.00%) PHP Laravel Developer
9 2 (5.00%) PHP Web Developer
9 2 (5.00%) PHP Zend Developer
9 2 (5.00%) Senior PHP Web Developer
9 2 (5.00%) Senior Web Developer
10 1 (2.50%) .NET Developer
10 1 (2.50%) Consultant
10 1 (2.50%) Lead Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 28 (70.00%) HTML
2 26 (65.00%) CSS
3 19 (47.50%) Laravel
4 13 (32.50%) HTML5
4 13 (32.50%) Symfony
5 12 (30.00%) AngularJS
6 11 (27.50%) CSS3
6 11 (27.50%) jQuery
7 10 (25.00%) LAMP
8 8 (20.00%) RESTful
8 8 (20.00%) SOAP
9 7 (17.50%) Ajax
9 7 (17.50%) React
10 6 (15.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
10 6 (15.00%) Web Services
11 5 (12.50%) Doctrine
11 5 (12.50%) Node.js
11 5 (12.50%) REST
12 4 (10.00%) Sass
13 2 (5.00%) LESS
Miscellaneous
1 4 (10.00%) Enterprise Software
2 2 (5.00%) Digital Media
2 2 (5.00%) Greenfield Project
2 2 (5.00%) Linux Command Line
2 2 (5.00%) Social Media
3 1 (2.50%) Computer Science
3 1 (2.50%) Learning Management System
Operating Systems
1 10 (25.00%) Linux
2 2 (5.00%) Unix
2 2 (5.00%) Windows
2 2 (5.00%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (42.50%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (30.00%) MVC
3 11 (27.50%) OO
3 11 (27.50%) TDD
4 10 (25.00%) OOP
4 10 (25.00%) Scrum
5 8 (20.00%) Kanban
6 6 (15.00%) API Development
7 4 (10.00%) Content Management
7 4 (10.00%) Web Development
8 3 (7.50%) BDD
8 3 (7.50%) Unit Testing
9 2 (5.00%) Domain-Driven Design
9 2 (5.00%) Online Security
9 2 (5.00%) OO PHP
9 2 (5.00%) Service Delivery
9 2 (5.00%) Software Architecture
9 2 (5.00%) Software Testing
9 2 (5.00%) Time Management
9 2 (5.00%) Web Design
Programming Languages
1 40 (100.00%) PHP
2 20 (50.00%) JavaScript
3 14 (35.00%) PHP 7
4 8 (20.00%) SQL
5 2 (5.00%) T-SQL
6 1 (2.50%) C#
6 1 (2.50%) PHP 4
Qualifications
1 1 (2.50%) Computer Science Degree
1 1 (2.50%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (5.00%) WCAG
2 1 (2.50%) SLA
Vendors
1 6 (15.00%) Zend
2 2 (5.00%) Capita
2 2 (5.00%) Facebook
2 2 (5.00%) Sony
2 2 (5.00%) Twitter
3 1 (2.50%) Microsoft