Period
to 23 January 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies 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 6 months to 23 January 2018 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 4
UK
6 months to
23 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 867 850 860
Rank change year-on-year -17 +10 +4
Contract jobs citing PHP 4 1 2 6
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.001% 0.002% 0.006%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.002% 0.005% 0.015%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 2 6
UK median daily rate £300 £275 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +9.09% -15.38% +8.33%
UK excluding London median daily rate £300 £275 £325
% change year-on-year +9.09% -15.38% +8.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
UK median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

PHP 4 is in the Programming Languages category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies with a requirement for coding skills.

All Programming Languages
UK
Contract vacancies with a requirement for coding skills 42,374 39,260 41,248
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 42.14% 40.85% 38.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 29,860 26,973 28,015
UK median daily rate £450 £425 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +3.03% +3.13%
10th Percentile £308 £288 £275
90th Percentile £638 £600 £597
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year +6.67% - +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 769 862 1,063
UK median hourly rate £40.00 £40.00 £37.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +6.67% +15.38%
10th Percentile £16.48 £14.75 £14.13
90th Percentile £52.50 £52.00 £52.10
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £40.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year - +6.67% +15.38%

PHP 4
Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings citing PHP 4 as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised.

Job vacancy trend for PHP 4 in the UK

PHP 4
Contractor Daily Rate Trend

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

Contractor daily rate trend for PHP 4 in the UK

PHP 4
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for PHP 4 in the UK

PHP 4
Top 3 Contract Locations

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 UK over the 6 months to 23 January 2018. 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
UK excluding London +8 1 £300 +9.09%
South East -21 1 £300 +9.09%
England -22 1 £300 +9.09%

For the 6 months to 23 January 2018, IT contractor jobs citing PHP 4 also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads with a requirement for PHP 4.

1 1 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 1 (100.00%) PHP
1 1 (100.00%) OO
1 1 (100.00%) MVC
1 1 (100.00%) LAMP
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (100.00%) Software Engineering
1 1 (100.00%) Marketing
1 1 (100.00%) PHP 5
1 1 (100.00%) PHP 7

PHP 4
Co-occurring IT Skills 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:

General
1 1 (100.00%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Developer
1 1 (100.00%) JavaScript Developer
1 1 (100.00%) Lead Developer
1 1 (100.00%) Lead PHP Developer
1 1 (100.00%) PHP Developer
1 1 (100.00%) Senior Developer
1 1 (100.00%) Senior JavaScript Developer
1 1 (100.00%) Senior PHP Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (100.00%) LAMP
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (100.00%) MVC
1 1 (100.00%) OO
1 1 (100.00%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 1 (100.00%) PHP
1 1 (100.00%) PHP 5
1 1 (100.00%) PHP 7