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 May 2015 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 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
PHP
Rank 84 93 86
Rank change year-on-year
+9 -7
Contract jobs citing PHP 31 31 38
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 1.23% 1.19% 1.56%
As % of the Programming Languages category 4.55% 4.35% 5.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 21 18
Average daily rate
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£313 £325 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.84% -10.34%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £236 £145 £245
10% offered a daily rate of more than £403 £350 £415
UK excluding London average daily rate £315 £338 £275
% change year-on-year
-6.66% +22.72%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £37.15 £22.50
% change year-on-year
-39.42% +65.08%
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
682 712 724
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 27.00% 27.34% 29.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 413 354 296
Average daily rate £375 £350 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £220 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £340 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.94% +4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 11 58
Average hourly rate £36.50 £20.50 £34.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+78.04% -39.70%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.50 £11.25 £16.83
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £40.00 £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.45 £36.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+1.25% +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 May 2015.

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 May 2015. 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 +5 12 £333 -5.00% 18
Slough 0 9 £250 -24.24% 4
Newbury +2 4 £313 +4.16% 1
Bracknell - 1 - -
Windsor - 1 - -
PHP
South East

PHP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 28 May 2015, 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 56 (70.00%) HTML
2 46 (57.50%) JavaScript
3 43 (53.75%) CSS
4 27 (33.75%) MySQL
5 24 (30.00%) Linux
6 23 (28.75%) HTML5
7 21 (26.25%) Java
8 19 (23.75%) SQL
8 19 (23.75%) Agile Software Development
9 16 (20.00%) CSS3
9 16 (20.00%) jQuery
10 15 (18.75%) Git (software)
10 15 (18.75%) MVC
10 15 (18.75%) LAMP
10 15 (18.75%) Perl
10 15 (18.75%) Oracle
10 15 (18.75%) Python
11 14 (17.50%) Apache
12 13 (16.25%) Ruby
13 12 (15.00%) Scrum
14 11 (13.75%) Subversion
14 11 (13.75%) Ajax
14 11 (13.75%) Microsoft
14 11 (13.75%) .NET
14 11 (13.75%) WordPress
14 11 (13.75%) Laravel
15 10 (12.50%) Open Source
15 10 (12.50%) UNIX
16 9 (11.25%) Windows
16 9 (11.25%) WebLogic

PHP
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 28 May 2015, 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 14 (17.50%) Apache
2 11 (13.75%) WordPress
3 9 (11.25%) WebLogic
4 6 (7.50%) CMS
4 6 (7.50%) Tomcat
5 5 (6.25%) JBoss
5 5 (6.25%) Drupal
6 4 (5.00%) Node.js
7 3 (3.75%) IIS
7 3 (3.75%) SharePoint
7 3 (3.75%) SharePoint Server
7 3 (3.75%) ExpressionEngine
8 2 (2.50%) Apache Solr
9 1 (1.25%) MediaWiki
9 1 (1.25%) nginx
9 1 (1.25%) Confluence
Applications
1 5 (6.25%) Photoshop
2 3 (3.75%) MS Office
2 3 (3.75%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.50%) SaaS
2 1 (1.25%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (1.25%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 9 (11.25%) TCP/IP
2 7 (8.75%) HTTP
3 6 (7.50%) Internet
4 5 (6.25%) SSL
5 4 (5.00%) WAN
5 4 (5.00%) LAN
6 3 (3.75%) WLAN
6 3 (3.75%) SSH
7 2 (2.50%) SNMP
7 2 (2.50%) DNS
8 1 (1.25%) Skype
8 1 (1.25%) HTTPS
8 1 (1.25%) VPN
8 1 (1.25%) IPv6
8 1 (1.25%) OSPF
8 1 (1.25%) BGP
8 1 (1.25%) EIGRP
8 1 (1.25%) LDAP
8 1 (1.25%) Firewall
8 1 (1.25%) IPsec
Database & Business Intelligence
1 27 (33.75%) MySQL
2 8 (10.00%) SQL Server
3 7 (8.75%) Oracle Database
4 5 (6.25%) Relational Database
5 3 (3.75%) PostgreSQL
6 2 (2.50%) SQL Server 2008
6 2 (2.50%) Oracle Database 11g
6 2 (2.50%) MongoDB
6 2 (2.50%) Redis
6 2 (2.50%) SQL Server 2005
6 2 (2.50%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 1 (1.25%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 15 (18.75%) Git (software)
2 11 (13.75%) Subversion
3 6 (7.50%) Grunt
4 4 (5.00%) Axure RP
4 4 (5.00%) Appcelerator Titanium
5 3 (3.75%) Visual Studio
5 3 (3.75%) Selenium
6 2 (2.50%) Team Foundation Server
6 2 (2.50%) PHPUnit
6 2 (2.50%) Bower
6 2 (2.50%) VSS/SourceSafe
7 1 (1.25%) LoadRunner
7 1 (1.25%) JMeter
7 1 (1.25%) Jenkins
7 1 (1.25%) Bitbucket
7 1 (1.25%) Jasmine
7 1 (1.25%) Hudson
7 1 (1.25%) JIRA
7 1 (1.25%) Fiddler
7 1 (1.25%) WebDriver
General
1 6 (7.50%) Marketing
2 5 (6.25%) Telecoms
2 5 (6.25%) Finance
3 4 (5.00%) Games
3 4 (5.00%) Back Office
4 3 (3.75%) Pharmaceutical
5 1 (1.25%) Financial Institution
5 1 (1.25%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 53 (66.25%) Developer
2 22 (27.50%) PHP Developer
3 16 (20.00%) Web Developer
4 7 (8.75%) Junior Developer
4 7 (8.75%) Junior
5 5 (6.25%) Senior Developer
5 5 (6.25%) Front-End Developer
6 4 (5.00%) Designer
6 4 (5.00%) UX Designer
6 4 (5.00%) Mobile Developer
6 4 (5.00%) DevOps Engineer
6 4 (5.00%) Support Engineer
6 4 (5.00%) PHP Web Developer
7 3 (3.75%) Senior PHP Developer
7 3 (3.75%) Junior Web Developer
7 3 (3.75%) Programmer
7 3 (3.75%) Software Developer
7 3 (3.75%) WordPress Developer
7 3 (3.75%) Junior PHP Developer
7 3 (3.75%) Drupal Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 56 (70.00%) HTML
2 43 (53.75%) CSS
3 23 (28.75%) HTML5
4 16 (20.00%) CSS3
4 16 (20.00%) jQuery
5 15 (18.75%) LAMP
6 11 (13.75%) Ajax
6 11 (13.75%) .NET
6 11 (13.75%) Laravel
7 9 (11.25%) Sass
8 5 (6.25%) J2EE
8 5 (6.25%) ASP.NET
8 5 (6.25%) XML
8 5 (6.25%) Middleware
8 5 (6.25%) AngularJS
9 4 (5.00%) Application Packaging
9 4 (5.00%) Symfony
9 4 (5.00%) LESS
9 4 (5.00%) Ruby on Rails
9 4 (5.00%) XHTML
Miscellaneous
1 6 (7.50%) Mobile App
2 4 (5.00%) Graphic Design
2 4 (5.00%) User Experience
2 4 (5.00%) PKI
3 3 (3.75%) Digital Media
4 2 (2.50%) Computer Science
4 2 (2.50%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (2.50%) Private Cloud
5 1 (1.25%) Data Centre
5 1 (1.25%) Client/Server
5 1 (1.25%) Management Information System
5 1 (1.25%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 24 (30.00%) Linux
2 10 (12.50%) UNIX
3 9 (11.25%) Windows
3 9 (11.25%) Android
4 7 (8.75%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 5 (6.25%) Apple iOS
6 4 (5.00%) Solaris
7 1 (1.25%) Ubuntu
7 1 (1.25%) Windows Server 2003
7 1 (1.25%) Debian
7 1 (1.25%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (23.75%) Agile Software Development
2 15 (18.75%) MVC
3 12 (15.00%) Scrum
4 10 (12.50%) Open Source
5 9 (11.25%) Responsive Web Design
6 7 (8.75%) Web Development
7 6 (7.50%) OOP
7 6 (7.50%) OO
8 5 (6.25%) DevOps
9 4 (5.00%) Continuous Integration
9 4 (5.00%) Release Management
9 4 (5.00%) Information Architecture
9 4 (5.00%) Stakeholder Management
9 4 (5.00%) TDD
9 4 (5.00%) UML
9 4 (5.00%) Mobile Development
10 3 (3.75%) ITIL
10 3 (3.75%) B2B
10 3 (3.75%) B2C
10 3 (3.75%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 46 (57.50%) JavaScript
2 21 (26.25%) Java
3 19 (23.75%) SQL
4 15 (18.75%) Perl
4 15 (18.75%) Python
5 13 (16.25%) Ruby
6 6 (7.50%) C#
7 5 (6.25%) C++
7 5 (6.25%) VB
8 3 (3.75%) T-SQL
9 2 (2.50%) Erlang
9 2 (2.50%) PHP5
9 2 (2.50%) VBScript
9 2 (2.50%) VB.NET
9 2 (2.50%) VBA
9 2 (2.50%) C
10 1 (1.25%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 3 (3.75%) Degree
2 1 (1.25%) PMP
2 1 (1.25%) PMI Certification
2 1 (1.25%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.50%) 21 CFR Part 11
2 1 (1.25%) QA
System Software
1 1 (1.25%) Samba
1 1 (1.25%) iptables
1 1 (1.25%) XenServer
1 1 (1.25%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (1.25%) Postfix
Systems Management
1 3 (3.75%) Opscode Chef
1 3 (3.75%) Puppet
2 1 (1.25%) Salt
2 1 (1.25%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 15 (18.75%) Oracle
2 11 (13.75%) Microsoft
3 7 (8.75%) Red Hat
4 4 (5.00%) Appcelerator
4 4 (5.00%) Sun
5 3 (3.75%) Zend
6 2 (2.50%) VMware
7 1 (1.25%) Adobe
7 1 (1.25%) Citrix
7 1 (1.25%) Rackspace
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