The first table below looks at the demand for the PHP Developer role in IT contracts advertised for the Berkshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited PHP Developer in their job title over the 3 months to 24 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the Berkshire region.

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
24 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
PHP Developer
Rank 113 106 129
Rank change year-on-year
-7 +23
Contract jobs requiring a PHP Developer 7 17 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.28% 0.70% 0.38%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.31% 0.77% 0.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 10 5
Average daily rate
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£300 £275 £220
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.09% +25.00%
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £263 £264
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -0.47%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 1
Average hourly rate - £16.00 £25.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -36.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £35.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-14.28% +40.00%
Job Titles Category
Berkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
2256 2207 2790
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 89.70% 90.97% 88.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 1076 949 1038
Average daily rate £365 £373 £360
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.01% +3.47%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £190 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £345
% change year-on-year
- +1.37%
Number of hourly rates quoted 59 84 103
Average hourly rate £17.07 £18.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.16% -10.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £10.88 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.00 £35.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.23 £18.50
% change year-on-year
-4.20% -6.89%
PHP Developer
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PHP Developer
Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing PHP Developer in the job title across the Berkshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

PHP Developer Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

PHP Developer
Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

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

PHP Developer Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

PHP Developer
Hourly Rate Trend in Berkshire

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

PHP Developer Hourly Rate Trend in Berkshire

PHP Developer
Contract Job Locations in Berkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing PHP Developer within the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 24 July 2014. 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
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statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Slough +3 5 £315 -21.25% 1
Reading +5 3 £300 +9.09%
Maidenhead -4 2 £300 +4.34%
Bracknell - 1 - - 1
Ascot - - - -
Newbury - - - -
Thatcham - - - -
Wokingham - - - -
PHP Developer
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PHP Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 24 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Berkshire region that cited PHP Developer in their job title 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 with PHP Developer in their job title.

1 31 (100.00%) PHP
2 19 (61.29%) HTML
2 19 (61.29%) JavaScript
3 18 (58.06%) MySQL
4 16 (51.61%) CSS
5 10 (32.26%) LAMP
6 9 (29.03%) MVC
6 9 (29.03%) E-Commerce
6 9 (29.03%) Ajax
6 9 (29.03%) Zend
7 8 (25.81%) OOP
8 7 (22.58%) OO
8 7 (22.58%) Linux
8 7 (22.58%) Scrum
8 7 (22.58%) TDD
8 7 (22.58%) PHP5
9 6 (19.35%) Drupal
9 6 (19.35%) Continuous Integration
9 6 (19.35%) Git (software)
9 6 (19.35%) XML
9 6 (19.35%) Agile Software Development
9 6 (19.35%) Apache
9 6 (19.35%) BDD
10 5 (16.13%) Behat
10 5 (16.13%) SQL
10 5 (16.13%) Symfony
11 4 (12.90%) jQuery
11 4 (12.90%) PHPUnit
12 3 (9.68%) Digital Media
12 3 (9.68%) HTML5

PHP Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 24 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Berkshire region that cited PHP Developer in their job title 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 with PHP Developer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 6 (19.35%) Drupal
1 6 (19.35%) Apache
2 2 (6.45%) CMS
2 2 (6.45%) WordPress
3 1 (3.23%) Moodle
Applications
1 1 (3.23%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 2 (6.45%) Magento
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (58.06%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 6 (19.35%) Git (software)
2 5 (16.13%) Behat
3 4 (12.90%) PHPUnit
4 2 (6.45%) Bitbucket
4 2 (6.45%) Jenkins
5 1 (3.23%) Subversion
5 1 (3.23%) Selenium
General
1 2 (6.45%) Finance
1 2 (6.45%) Games
1 2 (6.45%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (61.29%) HTML
2 16 (51.61%) CSS
3 10 (32.26%) LAMP
4 9 (29.03%) Ajax
5 6 (19.35%) XML
6 5 (16.13%) Symfony
7 4 (12.90%) jQuery
8 3 (9.68%) HTML5
8 3 (9.68%) SOAP
9 2 (6.45%) JSON
9 2 (6.45%) Zend Framework
9 2 (6.45%) CodeIgniter
9 2 (6.45%) REST
9 2 (6.45%) Laravel
10 1 (3.23%) Yii
10 1 (3.23%) RESTful
10 1 (3.23%) CakePHP
10 1 (3.23%) XHTML
Miscellaneous
1 3 (9.68%) Digital Media
2 2 (6.45%) E-Learning
2 2 (6.45%) Graphic Design
2 2 (6.45%) Open Source
3 1 (3.23%) SCORM
Operating Systems
1 7 (22.58%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (29.03%) MVC
1 9 (29.03%) E-Commerce
2 8 (25.81%) OOP
3 7 (22.58%) OO
3 7 (22.58%) Scrum
3 7 (22.58%) TDD
4 6 (19.35%) Continuous Integration
4 6 (19.35%) Agile Software Development
4 6 (19.35%) BDD
5 3 (9.68%) Automated Testing
5 3 (9.68%) Web Development
6 2 (6.45%) Unit Testing
6 2 (6.45%) OO PHP
7 1 (3.23%) User Stories
7 1 (3.23%) Change Control
7 1 (3.23%) Kanban
7 1 (3.23%) Data Protection
7 1 (3.23%) Software Engineering
7 1 (3.23%) UML
7 1 (3.23%) OOD
Programming Languages
1 31 (100.00%) PHP
2 19 (61.29%) JavaScript
3 7 (22.58%) PHP5
4 5 (16.13%) SQL
5 1 (3.23%) Perl
5 1 (3.23%) ECMAScript
Systems Management
1 2 (6.45%) Vagrant
1 2 (6.45%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 9 (29.03%) Zend
2 1 (3.23%) Adobe