Period
to 21 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the South East 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 21 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 > South East
6 months to
21 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 371 374 386
Rank change year-on-year +3 +12 -18
Contract jobs citing PHP 5 7 4 8
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.042% 0.024% 0.042%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.12% 0.068% 0.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 3 18
South East median daily rate £450 £275 £290
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +63.64% -5.17% -16.96%
England median daily rate £375 £345 £325
% change year-on-year +8.70% +6.15% -3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
South East 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 the South East with a requirement for coding skills.

All Programming Languages
South East
Contract vacancies with a requirement for coding skills 5934 5866 6680
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 35.26% 35.28% 34.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 3686 3581 4148
South East median daily rate £413 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.13% +6.67% +7.14%
10th Percentile £300 £275 £263
90th Percentile £550 £538 £500
England median daily rate £460 £425 £410
% change year-on-year +8.24% +3.66% +2.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 167 218 249
South East median hourly rate £45.00 £40.00 £37.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +12.50% +6.67% +7.14%
10th Percentile £18.50 £14.48 £15.00
90th Percentile £51.75 £53.75 £50.00
England median hourly rate £40.00 £37.50 £37.45
% change year-on-year +6.67% +0.13% +22.79%

PHP 5
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

Job postings citing PHP 5 as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the South East.

Job vacancy trend for PHP 5 in the South East

PHP 5
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the South East

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

Contractor daily rate trend for PHP 5 in the South East

PHP 5
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing PHP 5 in the South East over the 6 months to 21 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for PHP 5 in the South East

PHP 5
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for PHP 5 in the South East

PHP 5
Contract Job Locations in the South East

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 South East region over the 6 months to 21 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
Oxfordshire +12 5 £450 +28.57%
Thames Valley -5 5 £450 +28.57%
Berkshire - 3 £450 -
Buckinghamshire - 3 £450 -
Surrey -15 1 £300 +9.09%
East Sussex - 1 - -
PHP 5
England

For the 6 months to 21 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 South East region with a requirement for PHP 5.

1 7 (100.00%) PHP
2 6 (85.71%) PHP 7
3 5 (71.43%) HTML
3 5 (71.43%) JavaScript
3 5 (71.43%) MySQL
3 5 (71.43%) CSS
3 5 (71.43%) Symfony
3 5 (71.43%) Git (software)
4 4 (57.14%) RESTful
4 4 (57.14%) Subversion
4 4 (57.14%) jQuery
4 4 (57.14%) PHPUnit
4 4 (57.14%) MongoDB
4 4 (57.14%) Laravel
4 4 (57.14%) OO
4 4 (57.14%) Doctrine
5 3 (42.86%) AngularJS
5 3 (42.86%) MVC
5 3 (42.86%) Sass
5 3 (42.86%) LESS
6 2 (28.57%) OO PHP
7 1 (14.29%) People Management
7 1 (14.29%) Totara
7 1 (14.29%) SLA
7 1 (14.29%) Ajax
7 1 (14.29%) Marketing
7 1 (14.29%) JSON
7 1 (14.29%) LAMP
7 1 (14.29%) PostgreSQL
7 1 (14.29%) Agile Software Development

PHP 5
Co-occurring IT Skills in the South East 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 1 (14.29%) Drupal
1 1 (14.29%) Moodle
1 1 (14.29%) Totara
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (71.43%) MySQL
2 4 (57.14%) MongoDB
3 1 (14.29%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 5 (71.43%) Git (software)
2 4 (57.14%) PHPUnit
2 4 (57.14%) Subversion
General
1 1 (14.29%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 7 (100.00%) Developer
1 7 (100.00%) PHP Developer
2 4 (57.14%) PHP Symfony Developer
2 4 (57.14%) Symfony Developer
3 3 (42.86%) PHP Laravel Developer
4 2 (28.57%) Senior Developer
4 2 (28.57%) Senior PHP Developer
5 1 (14.29%) JavaScript Developer
5 1 (14.29%) Lead Developer
5 1 (14.29%) Lead PHP Developer
5 1 (14.29%) Senior JavaScript Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (71.43%) CSS
1 5 (71.43%) HTML
1 5 (71.43%) Symfony
2 4 (57.14%) Doctrine
2 4 (57.14%) jQuery
2 4 (57.14%) Laravel
2 4 (57.14%) RESTful
3 3 (42.86%) AngularJS
3 3 (42.86%) LESS
3 3 (42.86%) Sass
4 1 (14.29%) Ajax
4 1 (14.29%) JSON
4 1 (14.29%) LAMP
4 1 (14.29%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 1 (14.29%) Learning Management System
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (57.14%) OO
2 3 (42.86%) MVC
3 2 (28.57%) OO PHP
4 1 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (14.29%) People Management
4 1 (14.29%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 7 (100.00%) PHP
2 6 (85.71%) PHP 7
3 5 (71.43%) JavaScript
4 1 (14.29%) PHP 4
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (14.29%) SLA