The table below looks at the statistics for PHP skills in IT contracts advertised for the Berkshire region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited PHP over the 3 months to 30 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
30 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
PHP
Rank 95 86 96
Rank change year-on-year
-9 +10
Contract jobs citing PHP 32 31 31
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 1.32% 1.23% 1.19%
As % of the Programming Languages category 5.41% 4.55% 4.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 19 21
Median daily rate £375 £313 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+20.00% -3.84%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £236 £145
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £403 £350
UK excluding London median daily rate £338 £315 £338
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Median hourly rate £9.00 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.75 £22.50 £37.15
% change year-on-year
-30.00% -39.42%
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
591 682 712
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 24.37% 26.97% 27.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 363 413 354
Median daily rate £400 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £275 £219
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £343
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +2.18%
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 15 11
Median hourly rate £12.50 £36.50 £20.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-65.75% +78.04%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.00 £32.50 £11.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £45.00 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £36.50 £36.00
% change year-on-year
+2.73% +1.38%

PHP
Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Berkshire region citing PHP as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 30 May 2016.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing PHP within the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 30 May 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Maidenhead - 11 £425 - 4
Reading -13 9 £375 +12.78% 18
Newbury +3 2 - - 1
Slough -1 2 £350 +40.00%
Windsor +6 1 £300 -
Bracknell -7 1 £500 -
PHP
South East

PHP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 30 May 2016, IT contractor jobs citing PHP also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Berkshire region with a requirement for PHP.

1 38 (60.32%) JavaScript
2 35 (55.56%) CSS
3 30 (47.62%) HTML
4 23 (36.51%) Web Development
5 21 (33.33%) REST
5 21 (33.33%) Linux
6 18 (28.57%) Scrum
6 18 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
6 18 (28.57%) jQuery
7 17 (26.98%) Java
8 16 (25.40%) MVC
9 15 (23.81%) .NET
9 15 (23.81%) HTTP
10 14 (22.22%) MySQL
11 13 (20.63%) C#
11 13 (20.63%) Python
11 13 (20.63%) Windows
11 13 (20.63%) ASP.NET
11 13 (20.63%) Relational Database
12 12 (19.05%) RDBMS
12 12 (19.05%) Microsoft Azure
12 12 (19.05%) HTML5
13 11 (17.46%) Drupal
13 11 (17.46%) XML
13 11 (17.46%) Visual Studio
14 10 (15.87%) IIS
14 10 (15.87%) LAMP
14 10 (15.87%) WordPress
14 10 (15.87%) Git (software)
14 10 (15.87%) CSS3

PHP
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 11 (17.46%) Drupal
2 10 (15.87%) IIS
2 10 (15.87%) WordPress
3 7 (11.11%) Joomla!
4 6 (9.52%) Apache
4 6 (9.52%) Node.js
5 5 (7.94%) CMS
6 3 (4.76%) Elasticsearch
7 2 (3.17%) Sitecore CMS
8 1 (1.59%) Apache Pig
8 1 (1.59%) MODX
8 1 (1.59%) MS Exchange
8 1 (1.59%) nginx
8 1 (1.59%) OpenStack
8 1 (1.59%) Umbraco
8 1 (1.59%) WebLogic
8 1 (1.59%) WebSphere
8 1 (1.59%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 2 (3.17%) GIMP
1 2 (3.17%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 5 (7.94%) Magento
2 2 (3.17%) Shopify
Cloud Services
1 12 (19.05%) Microsoft Azure
2 9 (14.29%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (1.59%) Amazon EC2
3 1 (1.59%) Amazon ELB
3 1 (1.59%) Amazon S3
3 1 (1.59%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (1.59%) CloudBees
3 1 (1.59%) Google Cloud Platform
3 1 (1.59%) Google Compute Engine
3 1 (1.59%) Office 365
3 1 (1.59%) SoftLayer
Communications & Networking
1 15 (23.81%) HTTP
2 6 (9.52%) DNS
3 5 (7.94%) Internet
3 5 (7.94%) SSL
3 5 (7.94%) Wireshark
4 3 (4.76%) Network Security
5 2 (3.17%) SAN
5 2 (3.17%) SNMP
6 1 (1.59%) Asterisk PBX
6 1 (1.59%) Fibre Channel
6 1 (1.59%) iSCSI
6 1 (1.59%) NAS
6 1 (1.59%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (22.22%) MySQL
2 13 (20.63%) Relational Database
3 12 (19.05%) RDBMS
4 5 (7.94%) Amazon DynamoDB
4 5 (7.94%) Apache Cassandra
4 5 (7.94%) Neo4j
4 5 (7.94%) OrientDB
4 5 (7.94%) SQL Server
5 3 (4.76%) Redis
6 2 (3.17%) MongoDB
7 1 (1.59%) Oracle Database
7 1 (1.59%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 11 (17.46%) Visual Studio
2 10 (15.87%) Git (software)
3 6 (9.52%) Jenkins
4 5 (7.94%) Fiddler
5 4 (6.35%) Bitbucket
6 2 (3.17%) Vagrant
7 1 (1.59%) Cucumber
7 1 (1.59%) PHPUnit
7 1 (1.59%) Sonatype Nexus
7 1 (1.59%) Subversion
General
1 7 (11.11%) Marketing
2 4 (6.35%) German Language
3 2 (3.17%) Finance
3 2 (3.17%) Publishing
4 1 (1.59%) Aerospace
4 1 (1.59%) Retail
Job Titles
1 35 (55.56%) Developer
2 13 (20.63%) Web Developer
3 12 (19.05%) PHP Developer
4 8 (12.70%) Support Engineer
5 6 (9.52%) Administrator
5 6 (9.52%) DevOps Engineer
6 5 (7.94%) Architect
6 5 (7.94%) DBA
7 4 (6.35%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
7 4 (6.35%) Full Stack Developer
7 4 (6.35%) Magento Developer
8 3 (4.76%) .NET Developer
8 3 (4.76%) Azure Engineer
8 3 (4.76%) Escalation Engineer
8 3 (4.76%) Linux DevOps Engineer
8 3 (4.76%) Linux Engineer
8 3 (4.76%) Linux/Unix DevOps
8 3 (4.76%) PHP Web Developer
8 3 (4.76%) Senior Developer
8 3 (4.76%) Senior Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 35 (55.56%) CSS
2 30 (47.62%) HTML
3 21 (33.33%) REST
4 18 (28.57%) jQuery
5 15 (23.81%) .NET
6 13 (20.63%) ASP.NET
7 12 (19.05%) HTML5
8 11 (17.46%) XML
9 10 (15.87%) CSS3
9 10 (15.87%) LAMP
10 8 (12.70%) Ajax
11 7 (11.11%) ASP.NET MVC
11 7 (11.11%) Laravel
12 6 (9.52%) .NET Framework
12 6 (9.52%) SOAP
12 6 (9.52%) Twitter Bootstrap
13 5 (7.94%) DCOM
13 5 (7.94%) Symfony
13 5 (7.94%) WCF
13 5 (7.94%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 8 (12.70%) User Experience
2 5 (7.94%) Animation
2 5 (7.94%) Client/Server
3 4 (6.35%) Digital Media
4 2 (3.17%) Smart Meter
4 2 (3.17%) Statistics
4 2 (3.17%) Visualisation
4 2 (3.17%) W3C
5 1 (1.59%) Clustering
5 1 (1.59%) Computer Science
5 1 (1.59%) Data Centre
5 1 (1.59%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 21 (33.33%) Linux
2 13 (20.63%) Windows
3 2 (3.17%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 2 (3.17%) Unix
4 1 (1.59%) AIX
4 1 (1.59%) CentOS
4 1 (1.59%) Debian
4 1 (1.59%) Fedora
4 1 (1.59%) Solaris
4 1 (1.59%) Ubuntu
4 1 (1.59%) Windows Server
4 1 (1.59%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (1.59%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (36.51%) Web Development
2 18 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
2 18 (28.57%) Scrum
3 16 (25.40%) MVC
4 7 (11.11%) ITIL
4 7 (11.11%) Software Engineering
5 6 (9.52%) DevOps
5 6 (9.52%) Migration
6 5 (7.94%) Continuous Integration
6 5 (7.94%) E-Commerce
6 5 (7.94%) ETL
6 5 (7.94%) Open Source
7 4 (6.35%) CRM
7 4 (6.35%) Customer Engagement
7 4 (6.35%) Front End Development
7 4 (6.35%) OOP
7 4 (6.35%) Performance Analysis
7 4 (6.35%) TDD
8 3 (4.76%) Identity Management
8 3 (4.76%) OO
Programming Languages
1 38 (60.32%) JavaScript
2 17 (26.98%) Java
3 13 (20.63%) C#
3 13 (20.63%) Python
4 9 (14.29%) SQL
5 7 (11.11%) Ruby
6 6 (9.52%) Bash Shell
6 6 (9.52%) VB.NET
7 5 (7.94%) T-SQL
7 5 (7.94%) VB
7 5 (7.94%) VB6
8 2 (3.17%) C
8 2 (3.17%) C++
8 2 (3.17%) Perl
Qualifications
1 4 (6.35%) Degree
2 3 (4.76%) MCITP
2 3 (4.76%) MCTS
2 3 (4.76%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (3.17%) ITIL Certification
4 1 (1.59%) ISEB
4 1 (1.59%) ISTQB
4 1 (1.59%) SC Cleared
4 1 (1.59%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 4 (6.35%) KVM
2 3 (4.76%) Docker
2 3 (4.76%) RHEV
3 2 (3.17%) oVirt
4 1 (1.59%) Active Directory
4 1 (1.59%) NFS
4 1 (1.59%) Oracle RAC
4 1 (1.59%) Postfix
4 1 (1.59%) qmail
4 1 (1.59%) Sendmail
4 1 (1.59%) Varnish
4 1 (1.59%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (1.59%) vSphere
4 1 (1.59%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 7 (11.11%) Puppet
2 3 (4.76%) logstash
3 2 (3.17%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (1.59%) Ansible
4 1 (1.59%) Backup Exec
4 1 (1.59%) Bacula
4 1 (1.59%) Cacti
4 1 (1.59%) Control-M
4 1 (1.59%) cPanel
4 1 (1.59%) Grafana
4 1 (1.59%) Graphite
4 1 (1.59%) Kibana
4 1 (1.59%) Nagios
4 1 (1.59%) NetBackup
4 1 (1.59%) Red Hat Satellite
4 1 (1.59%) Red Hat Spacewalk
4 1 (1.59%) Salt
4 1 (1.59%) SCOM
4 1 (1.59%) Tivoli Storage Manager
4 1 (1.59%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 9 (14.29%) Microsoft
2 4 (6.35%) Oracle
3 3 (4.76%) Zend
4 2 (3.17%) Citrix
4 2 (3.17%) Rackspace
4 2 (3.17%) Red Hat
4 2 (3.17%) Sitecore
4 2 (3.17%) VMware
5 1 (1.59%) CommVault
5 1 (1.59%) Google
5 1 (1.59%) Hitachi
5 1 (1.59%) HP
5 1 (1.59%) IBM
5 1 (1.59%) NetApp
5 1 (1.59%) Symantec
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