The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies 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 3 months to 25 June 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
3 months to
25 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 565 630 591
Rank change year-on-year +65 -39  
Contract jobs citing PHP 5 22 22 45
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.048% 0.041% 0.080%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.11% 0.11% 0.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 20 36
Median daily rate £450 £313 £368
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +44.00% -14.96%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £300 £323
% change year-on-year +50.00% -6.97%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £32.50 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £32.50 -

PHP 5 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 with a requirement for programming language skills.

Contract Programming Language Skills
UK
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for programming language skills 19434 20612 21310
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 41.99% 38.85% 38.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 13270 14149 14242
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 £318 £300 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +6.66% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 382 449 433
Median hourly rate £42.00 £37.50 £36.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +12.00% +2.73%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.50 £15.00 £19.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £51.71 £50.00 £50.78
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £37.50 £37.00
% change year-on-year +13.33% +1.35%  

PHP 5
Job Vacancy Trend

The job posting trend of jobs advertised citing PHP 5 as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Programming Languages category.

Job vacancy trend for PHP 5 in the UK

PHP 5
Contractor Daily Rate Trend

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

Contractor daily rate trend for PHP 5 in the UK

PHP 5
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing PHP 5 over the 3 months to 25 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for PHP 5 in the UK

PHP 5
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for PHP 5 in the UK

PHP 5
Top 18 Contract Locations

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 UK over the 3 months to 25 June 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
England +49 21 £450 +38.46% 22
South East +47 9 £450 +28.57% 4
Oxfordshire 0 9 £450 +28.57%
Buckinghamshire - 6 £450 - 1
Liverpool - 6 £375 - 2
Merseyside - 6 £375 - 3
Berkshire - 6 £450 -
East of England - 6 £450 - 2
North West - 6 £375 - 6
Hertfordshire - 6 £450 - 2
West Midlands +24 4 £275 -21.42% 1
Birmingham +19 4 £275 -21.42%
Thame - 2 £425 -
Scotland +42 1 - -
London +1 1 £450 +25.87% 5
South West -1 1 £313 +13.63% 2
Bristol - 1 £313 -
Glasgow - 1 - -

For the 6 months to 25 June 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 with a requirement for PHP 5.

1 39 (100.00%) PHP
2 29 (74.36%) MySQL
3 28 (71.79%) HTML
3 28 (71.79%) Git (software)
4 27 (69.23%) CSS
5 25 (64.10%) JavaScript
6 23 (58.97%) RESTful
7 19 (48.72%) OOP
8 18 (46.15%) PHPUnit
8 18 (46.15%) AngularJS
9 17 (43.59%) MVC
9 17 (43.59%) jQuery
10 16 (41.03%) Laravel
11 15 (38.46%) OO PHP
11 15 (38.46%) Symfony
11 15 (38.46%) OO
12 14 (35.90%) GitHub
13 13 (33.33%) HTML5
13 13 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
13 13 (33.33%) TDD
14 12 (30.77%) Subversion
15 11 (28.21%) Sass
16 10 (25.64%) Doctrine
16 10 (25.64%) CSS3
16 10 (25.64%) PHP 7
17 9 (23.08%) PHP 4
18 8 (20.51%) REST
18 8 (20.51%) MongoDB
19 7 (17.95%) LESS
19 7 (17.95%) Ajax

PHP 5
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:

Application Platforms
1 3 (7.69%) Apache
2 2 (5.13%) Drupal
2 2 (5.13%) LiveCycle
2 2 (5.13%) WordPress
3 1 (2.56%) CMS
3 1 (2.56%) IIS
3 1 (2.56%) nginx
Cloud Services
1 14 (35.90%) GitHub
2 3 (7.69%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (5.13%) AdWords
3 2 (5.13%) Google Analytics
4 1 (2.56%) Amazon S3
4 1 (2.56%) AWS Lambda
Communications & Networking
1 2 (5.13%) Intranet
1 2 (5.13%) SSL
2 1 (2.56%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 29 (74.36%) MySQL
2 8 (20.51%) MongoDB
3 3 (7.69%) SQL Server
4 2 (5.13%) RDBMS
4 2 (5.13%) Redis
4 2 (5.13%) Relational Database
5 1 (2.56%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 28 (71.79%) Git (software)
2 18 (46.15%) PHPUnit
3 12 (30.77%) Subversion
4 4 (10.26%) Jenkins
5 2 (5.13%) Bitbucket
5 2 (5.13%) Vagrant
6 1 (2.56%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 1 (2.56%) git-flow
General
1 4 (10.26%) Marketing
2 2 (5.13%) Back Office
3 1 (2.56%) Finance
3 1 (2.56%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 38 (97.44%) Developer
2 35 (89.74%) PHP Developer
3 10 (25.64%) Symfony Developer
4 9 (23.08%) PHP Symfony Developer
5 8 (20.51%) PHP Laravel Developer
6 4 (10.26%) MySQL Developer
6 4 (10.26%) PHP MySQL Developer
6 4 (10.26%) Senior Developer
6 4 (10.26%) Senior PHP Developer
7 3 (7.69%) HTML Developer
7 3 (7.69%) JavaScript Developer
7 3 (7.69%) Web Developer
8 2 (5.13%) HTML CSS Developer
8 2 (5.13%) Mobile Developer
8 2 (5.13%) Mobile Web Developer
8 2 (5.13%) MongoDB Developer
8 2 (5.13%) PHP Web Developer
9 1 (2.56%) Full Stack Developer
9 1 (2.56%) Linux Developer
9 1 (2.56%) PHP Zend Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 28 (71.79%) HTML
2 27 (69.23%) CSS
3 23 (58.97%) RESTful
4 18 (46.15%) AngularJS
5 17 (43.59%) jQuery
6 16 (41.03%) Laravel
7 15 (38.46%) Symfony
8 13 (33.33%) HTML5
9 11 (28.21%) Sass
10 10 (25.64%) CSS3
10 10 (25.64%) Doctrine
11 8 (20.51%) REST
12 7 (17.95%) Ajax
12 7 (17.95%) LESS
12 7 (17.95%) Web Services
13 4 (10.26%) SOAP
14 3 (7.69%) LAMP
15 2 (5.13%) .NET
15 2 (5.13%) beanstalkd
15 2 (5.13%) Yii
Miscellaneous
1 2 (5.13%) Mobile App
2 1 (2.56%) Greenfield Project
2 1 (2.56%) Linux Command Line
Operating Systems
1 4 (10.26%) Linux
2 3 (7.69%) Windows
2 3 (7.69%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (48.72%) OOP
2 17 (43.59%) MVC
3 15 (38.46%) OO
3 15 (38.46%) OO PHP
4 13 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
4 13 (33.33%) TDD
5 4 (10.26%) Unit Testing
6 3 (7.69%) BDD
6 3 (7.69%) Continuous Delivery
6 3 (7.69%) DevOps
6 3 (7.69%) Digital Marketing
6 3 (7.69%) Web Development
7 2 (5.13%) Analytics
7 2 (5.13%) DRM
7 2 (5.13%) Microservices
7 2 (5.13%) Mobile Development
7 2 (5.13%) Software Engineering
7 2 (5.13%) Test Automation
7 2 (5.13%) Time Management
8 1 (2.56%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 39 (100.00%) PHP
2 25 (64.10%) JavaScript
3 10 (25.64%) PHP 7
4 9 (23.08%) PHP 4
5 4 (10.26%) SQL
6 3 (7.69%) T-SQL
7 2 (5.13%) Shell Script
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (5.13%) QA
2 1 (2.56%) WCAG
Vendors
1 2 (5.13%) Adobe
1 2 (5.13%) Google
2 1 (2.56%) Zend
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