The table below looks at the statistics for PHP skills 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 over the 3 months to 28 August 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
28 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
PHP
Rank 88 70 92
Rank change year-on-year
-18 +22
Contract jobs citing PHP 32 59 41
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 1.32% 2.33% 1.36%
As % of the Programming Languages category 5.17% 7.10% 5.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 35 19
Average daily rate
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£325 £325 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +8.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £291 £269 £211
10% offered a daily rate of more than £390 £400 £350
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £288 £280
% change year-on-year
+13.04% +2.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 2
Average hourly rate - £16.00 £16.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -1.53%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.78 £27.50 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+22.81% +30.95%
PHP
South East

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Programming Languages category in contract jobs advertised in the Berkshire region.

Programming Languages Category
Berkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
619 831 801
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 25.50% 32.77% 26.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 312 377 351
Average daily rate £375 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £256 £220 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £475 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 17 36
Average hourly rate £23.50 £30.75 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-23.57% -5.38%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.25 £14.93 £20.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £39.75 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £34.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+2.94% -2.85%

PHP
Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

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

PHP Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

PHP
Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

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

PHP Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

PHP
Daily Rate Histogram in Berkshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing PHP across the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 28 August 2014.

PHP Daily Rate Histogram in Berkshire

PHP
Hourly Rate Trend in Berkshire

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

PHP Hourly Rate Trend in Berkshire

PHP
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 within the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 28 August 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
Reading +3 13 £320 -20.00% 7
Maidenhead 0 12 £313 +4.16% 1
Slough +4 11 £300 - 9
Newbury +4 3 £363 +3.57% 1
Bracknell - 3 £325 -
Ascot - 2 £356 -
Hungerford +1 1 - -
Windsor -1 1 £325 +22.64%
Wokingham - - - -
PHP
South East

PHP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 28 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Berkshire 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 44 (69.84%) HTML
2 38 (60.32%) CSS
3 35 (55.56%) JavaScript
4 29 (46.03%) MySQL
5 24 (38.10%) Linux
6 20 (31.75%) jQuery
7 19 (30.16%) LAMP
8 16 (25.40%) Agile Software Development
9 15 (23.81%) E-Commerce
10 13 (20.63%) Apache
10 13 (20.63%) Ajax
11 12 (19.05%) MVC
12 11 (17.46%) Drupal
12 11 (17.46%) Git (software)
12 11 (17.46%) HTML5
13 10 (15.87%) Open Source
13 10 (15.87%) Scrum
13 10 (15.87%) CMS
14 9 (14.29%) Web Services
14 9 (14.29%) XML
15 8 (12.70%) OO
16 7 (11.11%) Java
16 7 (11.11%) Subversion
16 7 (11.11%) Finance
16 7 (11.11%) Zend
16 7 (11.11%) Continuous Integration
16 7 (11.11%) WordPress
16 7 (11.11%) Digital Media
17 6 (9.52%) REST
17 6 (9.52%) CSS3

PHP
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Berkshire 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 13 (20.63%) Apache
2 11 (17.46%) Drupal
3 10 (15.87%) CMS
4 7 (11.11%) WordPress
5 2 (3.17%) TYPO3
5 2 (3.17%) SharePoint
5 2 (3.17%) Confluence
6 1 (1.59%) IIS
6 1 (1.59%) Joomla!
6 1 (1.59%) nginx
6 1 (1.59%) Apache Solr
6 1 (1.59%) Moodle
Applications
1 4 (6.35%) Photoshop
2 3 (4.76%) MS PowerPoint
3 2 (3.17%) MS Visio
4 1 (1.59%) Adobe Illustrator
Business Applications
1 4 (6.35%) Magento
2 3 (4.76%) Oracle CRM
2 3 (4.76%) Google Analytics
Cloud Services
1 3 (4.76%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (1.59%) SaaS
2 1 (1.59%) Amazon EC2
2 1 (1.59%) Amazon S3
2 1 (1.59%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 4 (6.35%) Internet
2 1 (1.59%) Wireshark
2 1 (1.59%) HTTP
2 1 (1.59%) DNS
2 1 (1.59%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 29 (46.03%) MySQL
2 3 (4.76%) Relational Database
3 1 (1.59%) SQL Server
3 1 (1.59%) PostgreSQL
3 1 (1.59%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 11 (17.46%) Git (software)
2 7 (11.11%) Subversion
3 4 (6.35%) Bitbucket
3 4 (6.35%) Jenkins
4 3 (4.76%) JIRA
5 2 (3.17%) Mercurial
6 1 (1.59%) Balsamiq Mockups
6 1 (1.59%) Behat
6 1 (1.59%) Maven
6 1 (1.59%) Ant
6 1 (1.59%) Visual Studio
6 1 (1.59%) Eclipse
6 1 (1.59%) Fiddler
6 1 (1.59%) FogBugz
6 1 (1.59%) Trac
General
1 7 (11.11%) Finance
2 6 (9.52%) Marketing
3 2 (3.17%) Pharmaceutical
3 2 (3.17%) Games
3 2 (3.17%) Retail
4 1 (1.59%) Billing
4 1 (1.59%) Telecoms
4 1 (1.59%) Legal
4 1 (1.59%) Advertising
4 1 (1.59%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 47 (74.60%) Developer
2 29 (46.03%) PHP Developer
3 12 (19.05%) Web Developer
4 7 (11.11%) PHP Web Developer
5 6 (9.52%) PHP Programmer
5 6 (9.52%) Senior Developer
5 6 (9.52%) Programmer
6 5 (7.94%) Front-End Developer
7 4 (6.35%) UI Developer
7 4 (6.35%) Senior PHP Developer
7 4 (6.35%) Business Manager
7 4 (6.35%) UI Programmer
7 4 (6.35%) DevOps Engineer
7 4 (6.35%) WordPress Developer
8 3 (4.76%) Magento Developer
8 3 (4.76%) Drupal Developer
8 3 (4.76%) Software Engineer
8 3 (4.76%) PHP MySQL Developer
8 3 (4.76%) PHP LAMP Developer
8 3 (4.76%) Relationships Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 44 (69.84%) HTML
2 38 (60.32%) CSS
3 20 (31.75%) jQuery
4 19 (30.16%) LAMP
5 13 (20.63%) Ajax
6 11 (17.46%) HTML5
7 9 (14.29%) Web Services
7 9 (14.29%) XML
8 6 (9.52%) SOAP
8 6 (9.52%) .NET
8 6 (9.52%) REST
8 6 (9.52%) CSS3
8 6 (9.52%) XHTML
8 6 (9.52%) Symfony
9 5 (7.94%) CodeIgniter
10 4 (6.35%) Flash
11 3 (4.76%) Laravel
11 3 (4.76%) JSON
12 2 (3.17%) XML-RPC
12 2 (3.17%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 10 (15.87%) Open Source
2 7 (11.11%) Digital Media
3 4 (6.35%) Social Media
3 4 (6.35%) Graphic Design
4 2 (3.17%) Management Information System
4 2 (3.17%) E-Learning
4 2 (3.17%) Smartphone
5 1 (1.59%) Mobile App
5 1 (1.59%) SCORM
5 1 (1.59%) Client/Server
5 1 (1.59%) W3C
5 1 (1.59%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 24 (38.10%) Linux
2 5 (7.94%) Windows
3 3 (4.76%) UNIX
3 3 (4.76%) Android
3 3 (4.76%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 3 (4.76%) Apple iOS
4 1 (1.59%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (1.59%) CentOS
4 1 (1.59%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (1.59%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (25.40%) Agile Software Development
2 15 (23.81%) E-Commerce
3 12 (19.05%) MVC
4 10 (15.87%) Scrum
5 8 (12.70%) OO
6 7 (11.11%) Continuous Integration
7 6 (9.52%) SEO
7 6 (9.52%) OOP
7 6 (9.52%) DevOps
8 5 (7.94%) ITIL
8 5 (7.94%) TDD
8 5 (7.94%) Web Development
9 4 (6.35%) Identity Management
9 4 (6.35%) Digital Marketing
9 4 (6.35%) CRM
9 4 (6.35%) Project Management
9 4 (6.35%) Performance Analysis
9 4 (6.35%) Analytics
9 4 (6.35%) Product Management
10 3 (4.76%) Email Marketing
Programming Languages
1 35 (55.56%) JavaScript
2 7 (11.11%) Java
3 6 (9.52%) PHP5
3 6 (9.52%) Bash Shell
4 5 (7.94%) Python
5 4 (6.35%) C++
5 4 (6.35%) SQL
6 3 (4.76%) C#
7 2 (3.17%) C
7 2 (3.17%) Ruby
8 1 (1.59%) Korn
8 1 (1.59%) ECMAScript
8 1 (1.59%) Shell Script
8 1 (1.59%) PHP4
8 1 (1.59%) T-SQL
8 1 (1.59%) ActionScript
8 1 (1.59%) Perl
Qualifications
1 4 (6.35%) ITIL Certification
2 3 (4.76%) PMP
2 3 (4.76%) PMI Certification
3 1 (1.59%) MCTS
3 1 (1.59%) MCITP
3 1 (1.59%) Degree
3 1 (1.59%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.59%) QA
System Software
1 4 (6.35%) KVM
2 2 (3.17%) Xen
2 2 (3.17%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 5 (7.94%) Opscode Chef
2 4 (6.35%) Puppet
2 4 (6.35%) Vagrant
3 2 (3.17%) Plesk
4 1 (1.59%) Nagios
4 1 (1.59%) Cacti
Vendors
1 7 (11.11%) Zend
2 4 (6.35%) Red Hat
3 3 (4.76%) Salesforce.com
3 3 (4.76%) Oracle
3 3 (4.76%) Google
4 2 (3.17%) Adobe
4 2 (3.17%) VMware
5 1 (1.59%) Microsoft
5 1 (1.59%) Akamai
5 1 (1.59%) Percona
5 1 (1.59%) Twitter
5 1 (1.59%) Rackspace
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