The table below looks at the statistics 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 22 December 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
22 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
PHP Developer
Rank 115 104 109
Rank change year-on-year
-11 +5
Contract jobs requiring a PHP Developer 12 30 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.45% 1.15% 0.20%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.51% 1.26% 0.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 24 1
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£325 £338 £200
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.70% +68.75%
UK excluding London average daily rate £283 £283 £275
% change year-on-year
- +2.72%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £35.00 £30.75
% change year-on-year
- +13.82%
PHP Developer
South East

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the Berkshire region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of contract jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
Berkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
2360 2381 2241
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 89.22% 90.95% 91.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 1266 1194 904
Average daily rate £390 £375 £355
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.00% +5.63%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £496
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 55 88 136
Average hourly rate £16.50 £17.50 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.71% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.96 £12.50 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.50 £29.40 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £17.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-5.88% -5.55%

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
Daily Rate Histogram in Berkshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing PHP Developer across the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 22 December 2014.

PHP Developer Daily Rate Histogram 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 22 December 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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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
Reading +7 5 £195 -51.25% 3
Slough -11 3 £325 +44.44%
Newbury +2 1 £350 +12.90%
Windsor - - - -
Bracknell - - - -
Hungerford - - - -
Maidenhead - - - -
PHP Developer
South East

PHP Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 22 December 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 28 (100.00%) PHP
2 19 (67.86%) JavaScript
3 18 (64.29%) MySQL
4 17 (60.71%) HTML
4 17 (60.71%) CSS
5 13 (46.43%) Linux
6 10 (35.71%) E-Commerce
7 9 (32.14%) MVC
7 9 (32.14%) LAMP
8 8 (28.57%) Zend
8 8 (28.57%) jQuery
9 7 (25.00%) SOAP
9 7 (25.00%) Subversion
9 7 (25.00%) WordPress
10 6 (21.43%) OO
10 6 (21.43%) Agile Software Development
11 5 (17.86%) SQL
11 5 (17.86%) Windows
11 5 (17.86%) Apache
11 5 (17.86%) Microsoft
11 5 (17.86%) CodeIgniter
11 5 (17.86%) Git (software)
12 4 (14.29%) Web Services
12 4 (14.29%) OOP
12 4 (14.29%) Ajax
12 4 (14.29%) Marketing
12 4 (14.29%) Symfony
12 4 (14.29%) PHP5
13 3 (10.71%) Java
13 3 (10.71%) Oracle

PHP Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 22 December 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 7 (25.00%) WordPress
2 5 (17.86%) Apache
3 3 (10.71%) CMS
3 3 (10.71%) Drupal
4 1 (3.57%) Joomla!
4 1 (3.57%) Confluence
Applications
1 2 (7.14%) MS Office
1 2 (7.14%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (7.14%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.57%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (10.71%) Internet
2 1 (3.57%) Asterisk PBX
2 1 (3.57%) PBX
2 1 (3.57%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (64.29%) MySQL
2 3 (10.71%) SQL Server
2 3 (10.71%) Relational Database
3 2 (7.14%) Oracle Database
4 1 (3.57%) Oracle Database 11g
4 1 (3.57%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 7 (25.00%) Subversion
2 5 (17.86%) Git (software)
3 2 (7.14%) JIRA
4 1 (3.57%) Selenium
4 1 (3.57%) Maven
4 1 (3.57%) Mercurial
4 1 (3.57%) PHPUnit
4 1 (3.57%) Hudson
4 1 (3.57%) Jenkins
General
1 4 (14.29%) Marketing
2 1 (3.57%) Finance
2 1 (3.57%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (60.71%) CSS
1 17 (60.71%) HTML
2 9 (32.14%) LAMP
3 8 (28.57%) jQuery
4 7 (25.00%) SOAP
5 5 (17.86%) CodeIgniter
6 4 (14.29%) Web Services
6 4 (14.29%) Ajax
6 4 (14.29%) Symfony
7 3 (10.71%) HTML5
8 2 (7.14%) FuelPHP
8 2 (7.14%) CSS3
8 2 (7.14%) Laravel
8 2 (7.14%) .NET
9 1 (3.57%) XML-RPC
9 1 (3.57%) Spring
9 1 (3.57%) XML
9 1 (3.57%) Flash
9 1 (3.57%) RSS
9 1 (3.57%) Sass
Miscellaneous
1 3 (10.71%) Open Source
2 1 (3.57%) Mobile App
2 1 (3.57%) User Experience
2 1 (3.57%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (3.57%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 13 (46.43%) Linux
2 5 (17.86%) Windows
3 2 (7.14%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (7.14%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 2 (7.14%) Windows Server 2003
3 2 (7.14%) Debian
4 1 (3.57%) Android
4 1 (3.57%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (35.71%) E-Commerce
2 9 (32.14%) MVC
3 6 (21.43%) OO
3 6 (21.43%) Agile Software Development
4 4 (14.29%) OOP
5 3 (10.71%) DRM
5 3 (10.71%) Software Engineering
5 3 (10.71%) Unit Testing
5 3 (10.71%) OO PHP
6 2 (7.14%) Web Development
6 2 (7.14%) TDD
6 2 (7.14%) Project Management
6 2 (7.14%) Migration
7 1 (3.57%) Quality Management
7 1 (3.57%) SOA
7 1 (3.57%) Test Scripting
7 1 (3.57%) BDD
7 1 (3.57%) User Stories
7 1 (3.57%) Android Development
7 1 (3.57%) iOS Development
Programming Languages
1 28 (100.00%) PHP
2 19 (67.86%) JavaScript
3 5 (17.86%) SQL
4 4 (14.29%) PHP5
5 3 (10.71%) Java
6 1 (3.57%) C#
6 1 (3.57%) PHP4
6 1 (3.57%) ActionScript
6 1 (3.57%) VBA
Qualifications
1 1 (3.57%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.57%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (3.57%) cPanel
Vendors
1 8 (28.57%) Zend
2 5 (17.86%) Microsoft
3 3 (10.71%) Oracle
4 2 (7.14%) Red Hat
5 1 (3.57%) Rackspace
5 1 (3.57%) SendGrid