The table below looks at the statistics for PHP skills in IT contracts advertised for the Basingstoke region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited PHP over the 3 months to 30 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
30 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
PHP
Rank 23 36 13
Rank change year-on-year
+13 -23
Contract jobs citing PHP 8 9 52
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Basingstoke 3.64% 3.93% 13.87%
As % of the Programming Languages category 13.11% 6.52% 29.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 5 28
Average daily rate
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£288 £425 £310
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-32.35% +37.09%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £259 £262
10% offered a daily rate of more than £378 £550 £359
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £290 £288
% change year-on-year
+12.06% +0.86%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £26.50 £24.75
% change year-on-year
-5.66% +7.07%
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Programming Languages category in contract jobs advertised in the Basingstoke region.

Programming Languages Category
Basingstoke
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
61 138 175
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Basingstoke 27.73% 60.26% 46.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 31 95 90
Average daily rate £338 £373 £313
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-9.39% +19.20%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £238 £274 £255
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £500 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 5 7
Average hourly rate £37.50 £29.50 £23.13
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+27.11% +27.56%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.00 £23.13 £22.70
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.00 £29.50 £67.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £33.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+4.47% -4.28%

PHP
Jobs Demand Trend in Basingstoke

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing PHP across the Basingstoke region as a proportion of the total demand within the Programming Languages category.

PHP Jobs Demand Trend in Basingstoke

PHP
Daily Rate Trend in Basingstoke

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing PHP across the Basingstoke region.

PHP Daily Rate Trend in Basingstoke

PHP
Daily Rate Histogram in Basingstoke

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing PHP across the Basingstoke region over the 3 months to 30 September 2014.

PHP Daily Rate Histogram in Basingstoke

PHP
Hourly Rate Trend in Basingstoke

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

PHP Hourly Rate Trend in Basingstoke

PHP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Basingstoke

For the 6 months to 30 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Basingstoke region citing PHP also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited PHP.

1 22 (73.33%) MySQL
2 21 (70.00%) Linux
2 21 (70.00%) Apache
3 19 (63.33%) Microsoft
4 16 (53.33%) Windows
4 16 (53.33%) Red Hat
4 16 (53.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 15 (50.00%) MS Excel
6 13 (43.33%) Python
6 13 (43.33%) CISSP
6 13 (43.33%) IIS
6 13 (43.33%) Snort
6 13 (43.33%) PCI DSS
6 13 (43.33%) Open Source
6 13 (43.33%) Bash Shell
6 13 (43.33%) Ruby
7 11 (36.67%) CSS
7 11 (36.67%) HTML
7 11 (36.67%) UNIX
8 9 (30.00%) Internet
8 9 (30.00%) JavaScript
9 8 (26.67%) Perl
9 8 (26.67%) Juniper
9 8 (26.67%) Cisco
9 8 (26.67%) Ajax
9 8 (26.67%) Degree
9 8 (26.67%) jQuery
10 7 (23.33%) MVC
10 7 (23.33%) Telecoms
11 6 (20.00%) Subversion

PHP
Top Related IT Skills in Basingstoke by Category

For the 6 months to 30 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Basingstoke region citing PHP also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited PHP. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 21 (70.00%) Apache
2 13 (43.33%) IIS
3 3 (10.00%) WordPress
4 2 (6.67%) CMS
4 2 (6.67%) Drupal
Applications
1 15 (50.00%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 9 (30.00%) Internet
2 6 (20.00%) MPLS
2 6 (20.00%) Ethernet
2 6 (20.00%) IPv6
3 2 (6.67%) FTP
3 2 (6.67%) HTTP
3 2 (6.67%) Telnet
3 2 (6.67%) SSH
4 1 (3.33%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (73.33%) MySQL
2 6 (20.00%) SQL Server
3 3 (10.00%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 6 (20.00%) Subversion
General
1 7 (23.33%) Telecoms
2 1 (3.33%) Retail
Job Titles
1 13 (43.33%) Security Engineer
2 10 (33.33%) Developer
3 7 (23.33%) Tester
3 7 (23.33%) Penetration Tester
3 7 (23.33%) PHP Developer
3 7 (23.33%) Security Tester
4 6 (20.00%) Network Engineer
5 3 (10.00%) Design Engineer
5 3 (10.00%) Network Design Engineer
6 2 (6.67%) IP Engineer
6 2 (6.67%) IP Network Engineer
6 2 (6.67%) PHP Programmer
6 2 (6.67%) Web Developer
6 2 (6.67%) Programmer
7 1 (3.33%) Applications Developer
7 1 (3.33%) Senior Developer
7 1 (3.33%) Senior PHP Developer
7 1 (3.33%) Senior PHP Programmer
7 1 (3.33%) Senior Programmer
7 1 (3.33%) Web Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (36.67%) HTML
1 11 (36.67%) CSS
2 8 (26.67%) jQuery
2 8 (26.67%) Ajax
3 5 (16.67%) CodeIgniter
4 4 (13.33%) Symfony
4 4 (13.33%) SOAP
4 4 (13.33%) Web Services
5 3 (10.00%) Laravel
6 1 (3.33%) Zend Framework
6 1 (3.33%) XML
6 1 (3.33%) LAMP
6 1 (3.33%) RESTful
6 1 (3.33%) HTML5
6 1 (3.33%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 13 (43.33%) Open Source
2 1 (3.33%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 21 (70.00%) Linux
2 16 (53.33%) Windows
2 16 (53.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 11 (36.67%) UNIX
4 3 (10.00%) Windows Server 2003
4 3 (10.00%) Debian
4 3 (10.00%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (6.67%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (23.33%) MVC
2 3 (10.00%) OO
2 3 (10.00%) Network Design
2 3 (10.00%) Software Engineering
2 3 (10.00%) Web Development
2 3 (10.00%) OO PHP
2 3 (10.00%) Mentoring
3 2 (6.67%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (3.33%) Responsive Web Design
4 1 (3.33%) E-Commerce
4 1 (3.33%) Web Design
Programming Languages
1 13 (43.33%) Python
1 13 (43.33%) Ruby
1 13 (43.33%) Bash Shell
2 9 (30.00%) JavaScript
3 8 (26.67%) Perl
4 6 (20.00%) C
5 4 (13.33%) PHP5
6 3 (10.00%) Java
Qualifications
1 13 (43.33%) CISSP
2 8 (26.67%) Degree
3 3 (10.00%) Security Cleared
3 3 (10.00%) Cisco Certification
3 3 (10.00%) CCNP
4 2 (6.67%) CCIE
5 1 (3.33%) SC Cleared
5 1 (3.33%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (43.33%) PCI DSS
2 1 (3.33%) WAI
System Software
1 13 (43.33%) Snort
Vendors
1 19 (63.33%) Microsoft
2 16 (53.33%) Red Hat
3 8 (26.67%) Juniper
3 8 (26.67%) Cisco
4 6 (20.00%) Alcatel-Lucent
4 6 (20.00%) Brocade
4 6 (20.00%) Zend
5 1 (3.33%) hybris
5 1 (3.33%) Motorola