Period
to 17 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in London 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 17 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
England > London
6 months to
17 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 616 597 579
Rank change year-on-year -19 -18 -37
Contract jobs citing PHP 5 11 26 32
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 0.023% 0.057% 0.068%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.048% 0.13% 0.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 15 27
London median daily rate £325 £365 £370
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -10.96% -1.35% +5.71%
10th Percentile £265 £325 £313
90th Percentile £515 £438 £475
England median daily rate £375 £340 £325
% change year-on-year +10.29% +4.62% -3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
London median hourly rate - - -
England 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 London with a requirement for coding skills.

All Programming Languages
London
Contract vacancies with a requirement for coding skills 22724 20264 20484
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 48.53% 44.74% 43.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 17217 15149 15282
London median daily rate £500 £465 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.53% +3.33% +5.88%
10th Percentile £350 £313 £300
90th Percentile £668 £633 £638
England median daily rate £455 £425 £410
% change year-on-year +7.06% +3.66% +2.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 154 115 144
London median hourly rate £35.91 £35.27 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +1.81% +41.06% -15.94%
10th Percentile £18.02 £16.32 £13.65
90th Percentile £52.35 £62.00 £52.17
England median hourly rate £40.00 £37.50 £37.00
% change year-on-year +6.67% +1.35% +23.33%

PHP 5
Job Vacancy Trend in London

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

Job vacancy trend for PHP 5 in London

PHP 5
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in London

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

Contractor daily rate trend for PHP 5 in London

PHP 5
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in London

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing PHP 5 in London over the 6 months to 17 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for PHP 5 in London

PHP 5
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in London

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for PHP 5 in London

PHP 5
Contract Job Locations in London

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 London region over the 6 months to 17 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
West London -7 2 £325 - 1
PHP 5
England

For the 6 months to 17 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 London region with a requirement for PHP 5.

1 11 (100.00%) PHP
2 7 (63.64%) Agile Software Development
3 6 (54.55%) HTML
3 6 (54.55%) SQL
3 6 (54.55%) HTML5
4 5 (45.45%) MySQL
4 5 (45.45%) Git (software)
4 5 (45.45%) Laravel
5 4 (36.36%) TDD
5 4 (36.36%) Symfony
5 4 (36.36%) CSS
5 4 (36.36%) JavaScript
5 4 (36.36%) MVC
5 4 (36.36%) AngularJS
5 4 (36.36%) CSS3
6 3 (27.27%) PHP 7
6 3 (27.27%) JIRA
7 2 (18.18%) WCAG
7 2 (18.18%) Content Management
7 2 (18.18%) Capita
7 2 (18.18%) Software Testing
7 2 (18.18%) Marketing
7 2 (18.18%) Web Development
7 2 (18.18%) Digital Media
7 2 (18.18%) Backbone.js
7 2 (18.18%) Redis
7 2 (18.18%) Facebook
7 2 (18.18%) Twitter
7 2 (18.18%) GitHub
7 2 (18.18%) Bitbucket

PHP 5
Co-occurring IT Skills in London 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 2 (18.18%) Apache
1 2 (18.18%) CMS
1 2 (18.18%) IIS
2 1 (9.09%) Drupal
Cloud Services
1 2 (18.18%) GitHub
2 1 (9.09%) Amazon AWS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (45.45%) MySQL
2 2 (18.18%) NoSQL
2 2 (18.18%) Redis
2 2 (18.18%) Relational Database
2 2 (18.18%) SQL Server
3 1 (9.09%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 5 (45.45%) Git (software)
2 3 (27.27%) JIRA
3 2 (18.18%) Bitbucket
3 2 (18.18%) JIRA Agile
4 1 (9.09%) Subversion
4 1 (9.09%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 2 (18.18%) Back Office
1 2 (18.18%) Digital Economy
1 2 (18.18%) Marketing
1 2 (18.18%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 11 (100.00%) Developer
2 7 (63.64%) PHP Developer
3 4 (36.36%) Senior Developer
4 2 (18.18%) JavaScript Developer
4 2 (18.18%) PHP Web Developer
4 2 (18.18%) Senior JavaScript Developer
4 2 (18.18%) Senior PHP Developer
4 2 (18.18%) Senior PHP Web Developer
4 2 (18.18%) Senior Web Developer
4 2 (18.18%) Web Developer
5 1 (9.09%) .NET Developer
5 1 (9.09%) AWS Developer
5 1 (9.09%) CMS Developer
5 1 (9.09%) Drupal Developer
5 1 (9.09%) Full Stack Developer
5 1 (9.09%) Full Stack Web Developer
5 1 (9.09%) NoSQL Developer
5 1 (9.09%) PHP Symfony Developer
5 1 (9.09%) Senior Full Stack Developer
5 1 (9.09%) Symfony Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (54.55%) HTML
1 6 (54.55%) HTML5
2 5 (45.45%) Laravel
3 4 (36.36%) AngularJS
3 4 (36.36%) CSS
3 4 (36.36%) CSS3
3 4 (36.36%) Symfony
4 2 (18.18%) Backbone.js
4 2 (18.18%) Doctrine
4 2 (18.18%) Ember.js
4 2 (18.18%) jQuery
4 2 (18.18%) LAMP
4 2 (18.18%) Twitter Bootstrap
4 2 (18.18%) Web Services
4 2 (18.18%) Zurb Foundation
5 1 (9.09%) .NET Framework
5 1 (9.09%) ASP.NET MVC
5 1 (9.09%) ASP.NET MVC 5
5 1 (9.09%) Entity Framework
5 1 (9.09%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 2 (18.18%) Digital Media
1 2 (18.18%) Linux Command Line
1 2 (18.18%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 2 (18.18%) Linux
1 2 (18.18%) Unix
1 2 (18.18%) Windows
1 2 (18.18%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (63.64%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (36.36%) MVC
2 4 (36.36%) TDD
3 2 (18.18%) API Development
3 2 (18.18%) B2C
3 2 (18.18%) BDD
3 2 (18.18%) Collaborative Working
3 2 (18.18%) Content Management
3 2 (18.18%) Domain-Driven Design
3 2 (18.18%) Online Security
3 2 (18.18%) OO
3 2 (18.18%) OOP
3 2 (18.18%) Service Delivery
3 2 (18.18%) Software Testing
3 2 (18.18%) SOLID
3 2 (18.18%) Time Management
3 2 (18.18%) Web Development
4 1 (9.09%) Kanban
4 1 (9.09%) Project Management
4 1 (9.09%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 11 (100.00%) PHP
2 6 (54.55%) SQL
3 4 (36.36%) JavaScript
4 3 (27.27%) PHP 7
5 2 (18.18%) T-SQL
6 1 (9.09%) C#
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (18.18%) WCAG
Vendors
1 2 (18.18%) Capita
1 2 (18.18%) Facebook
1 2 (18.18%) Sony
1 2 (18.18%) Twitter