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 27 August 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
27 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
PHP
Rank 91 96 71
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -25
Contract jobs citing PHP 29 32 61
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 1.13% 1.30% 2.38%
As % of the Programming Languages category 4.35% 5.07% 7.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 16 35
Average daily rate
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£290 £325 £335
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.76% -2.98%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £291 £269
10% offered a daily rate of more than £376 £390 £415
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £325 £288
% change year-on-year
-7.69% +13.04%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 1
Average hourly rate £25.00 - £16.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.75 £33.55 £27.00
% change year-on-year
-44.11% +24.25%
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
667 631 837
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 26.09% 25.56% 32.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 415 319 377
Average daily rate £375 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £260 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £510 £450 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £370 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+5.71% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 20 14 19
Average hourly rate £36.00 £23.50 £30.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+53.19% -22.95%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.00 £15.25 £12.94
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £50.00 £38.25
UK excluding London average hourly rate £38.50 £35.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+10.00% +2.94%

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 27 August 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
Hourly Rate Histogram in Berkshire

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing PHP across the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 27 August 2015.

PHP Hourly Rate Histogram 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 27 August 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 -8 13 £300 -6.25% 21
Newbury -6 6 £250 -31.03% 3
Maidenhead -2 5 £290 -7.20%
Slough -3 5 £290 -3.33%
PHP
South East

PHP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 27 August 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 41 (68.33%) HTML
2 34 (56.67%) CSS
3 25 (41.67%) MySQL
3 25 (41.67%) HTML5
4 23 (38.33%) JavaScript
5 20 (33.33%) CSS3
6 17 (28.33%) Linux
7 15 (25.00%) jQuery
8 14 (23.33%) Git (software)
9 11 (18.33%) Ruby
9 11 (18.33%) Java
10 10 (16.67%) CMS
10 10 (16.67%) Subversion
11 9 (15.00%) Agile Software Development
11 9 (15.00%) Ajax
11 9 (15.00%) Oracle
11 9 (15.00%) Python
11 9 (15.00%) Sass
12 8 (13.33%) Laravel
12 8 (13.33%) OOP
12 8 (13.33%) Microsoft
12 8 (13.33%) XML
13 7 (11.67%) SQL Server
13 7 (11.67%) Perl
13 7 (11.67%) OO
13 7 (11.67%) LAMP
13 7 (11.67%) Telecoms
13 7 (11.67%) Responsive Web Design
14 6 (10.00%) User Experience
14 6 (10.00%) Magento

PHP
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 27 August 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 10 (16.67%) CMS
2 6 (10.00%) Apache
2 6 (10.00%) Drupal
3 5 (8.33%) WordPress
4 3 (5.00%) Tomcat
5 2 (3.33%) SharePoint
5 2 (3.33%) WebLogic
5 2 (3.33%) IIS
5 2 (3.33%) JBoss
5 2 (3.33%) ExpressionEngine
5 2 (3.33%) SharePoint Server
6 1 (1.67%) Node.js
6 1 (1.67%) Apache Spark
Applications
1 5 (8.33%) Photoshop
2 3 (5.00%) Adobe Illustrator
3 2 (3.33%) GIMP
3 2 (3.33%) MS Office
3 2 (3.33%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 6 (10.00%) Magento
2 1 (1.67%) BigMachines
2 1 (1.67%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 4 (6.67%) SaaS
2 1 (1.67%) GitHub
2 1 (1.67%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (1.67%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (1.67%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (6.67%) TCP/IP
1 4 (6.67%) SSH
2 3 (5.00%) SSL
2 3 (5.00%) HTTP
2 3 (5.00%) LAN
2 3 (5.00%) WLAN
2 3 (5.00%) WAN
3 2 (3.33%) SNMP
3 2 (3.33%) DNS
3 2 (3.33%) Internet
4 1 (1.67%) Telnet
4 1 (1.67%) Wireshark
4 1 (1.67%) Skype
4 1 (1.67%) HTTPS
4 1 (1.67%) DHCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 25 (41.67%) MySQL
2 7 (11.67%) SQL Server
3 4 (6.67%) Oracle Database
3 4 (6.67%) Relational Database
4 3 (5.00%) RDBMS
5 2 (3.33%) PostgreSQL
6 1 (1.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 1 (1.67%) SQL Server 2005
6 1 (1.67%) QlikView
6 1 (1.67%) SQL Server 2008
6 1 (1.67%) Hadoop
6 1 (1.67%) MongoDB
6 1 (1.67%) Apache Cassandra
Development Applications
1 14 (23.33%) Git (software)
2 10 (16.67%) Subversion
3 5 (8.33%) Grunt
4 3 (5.00%) gulp
5 2 (3.33%) Bower
5 2 (3.33%) Appcelerator Titanium
5 2 (3.33%) Visual Studio
6 1 (1.67%) VSS/SourceSafe
6 1 (1.67%) LoadRunner
6 1 (1.67%) JMeter
6 1 (1.67%) Oracle APEX
6 1 (1.67%) Selenium
6 1 (1.67%) Fiddler
6 1 (1.67%) Jasmine
6 1 (1.67%) Team Foundation Server
6 1 (1.67%) Mercurial
6 1 (1.67%) WebDriver
6 1 (1.67%) Axure RP
General
1 7 (11.67%) Telecoms
2 3 (5.00%) Finance
2 3 (5.00%) Pharmaceutical
3 2 (3.33%) Marketing
4 1 (1.67%) Electronics
4 1 (1.67%) Manufacturing
4 1 (1.67%) Advertising
4 1 (1.67%) Games
4 1 (1.67%) Retail
Job Titles
1 44 (73.33%) Developer
2 15 (25.00%) PHP Developer
3 11 (18.33%) Web Developer
4 9 (15.00%) Front-End Developer
5 6 (10.00%) Full Stack Developer
6 4 (6.67%) Magento Developer
7 3 (5.00%) Front-End Web Developer
8 2 (3.33%) CMS Developer
8 2 (3.33%) Junior Developer
8 2 (3.33%) Drupal Developer
8 2 (3.33%) Mobile Developer
8 2 (3.33%) Network Programmer
8 2 (3.33%) Consultant
8 2 (3.33%) Senior Developer
8 2 (3.33%) Programmer
8 2 (3.33%) Software Developer
8 2 (3.33%) Project Manager
8 2 (3.33%) Junior
8 2 (3.33%) Senior PHP Developer
8 2 (3.33%) Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 41 (68.33%) HTML
2 34 (56.67%) CSS
3 25 (41.67%) HTML5
4 20 (33.33%) CSS3
5 15 (25.00%) jQuery
6 9 (15.00%) Ajax
6 9 (15.00%) Sass
7 8 (13.33%) XML
7 8 (13.33%) Laravel
8 7 (11.67%) LAMP
9 6 (10.00%) JSON
9 6 (10.00%) .NET
10 5 (8.33%) Ruby on Rails
10 5 (8.33%) Twitter Bootstrap
11 4 (6.67%) ASP.NET
11 4 (6.67%) Web Services
12 3 (5.00%) WCF
12 3 (5.00%) REST
12 3 (5.00%) LINQ
12 3 (5.00%) AngularJS
Miscellaneous
1 6 (10.00%) User Experience
2 4 (6.67%) Digital Media
3 3 (5.00%) Statistics
3 3 (5.00%) Data Centre
4 2 (3.33%) Mobile App
4 2 (3.33%) PKI
4 2 (3.33%) Visualisation
5 1 (1.67%) Graphic Design
5 1 (1.67%) Client/Server
5 1 (1.67%) DTV
5 1 (1.67%) Management Information System
5 1 (1.67%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (1.67%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 17 (28.33%) Linux
2 4 (6.67%) Windows
2 4 (6.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 3 (5.00%) UNIX
4 2 (3.33%) Apple iOS
4 2 (3.33%) Windows Server 2012
4 2 (3.33%) Solaris
4 2 (3.33%) SUSE
4 2 (3.33%) Android
4 2 (3.33%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (15.00%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (13.33%) OOP
3 7 (11.67%) OO
3 7 (11.67%) Responsive Web Design
4 6 (10.00%) MVC
5 5 (8.33%) Scrum
6 4 (6.67%) Web Development
6 4 (6.67%) OO PHP
7 3 (5.00%) Web Application Development
7 3 (5.00%) E-Commerce
7 3 (5.00%) UML
7 3 (5.00%) ITIL
7 3 (5.00%) B2B
7 3 (5.00%) B2C
7 3 (5.00%) Configuration Management
8 2 (3.33%) Project Management
8 2 (3.33%) PRINCE2
8 2 (3.33%) Service Delivery
8 2 (3.33%) Migration
8 2 (3.33%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 23 (38.33%) JavaScript
2 11 (18.33%) Ruby
2 11 (18.33%) Java
3 9 (15.00%) Python
4 7 (11.67%) Perl
5 5 (8.33%) SQL
5 5 (8.33%) C#
5 5 (8.33%) VB
6 3 (5.00%) T-SQL
6 3 (5.00%) PHP5
6 3 (5.00%) PHP4
7 2 (3.33%) Bash Shell
7 2 (3.33%) C++
8 1 (1.67%) VB.NET
8 1 (1.67%) VBScript
8 1 (1.67%) Apex Code
Qualifications
1 2 (3.33%) Security Cleared
2 1 (1.67%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 1 (1.67%) PMP
2 1 (1.67%) PMI Certification
2 1 (1.67%) Degree
2 1 (1.67%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.67%) 21 CFR Part 11
1 1 (1.67%) QA
Systems Management
1 2 (3.33%) HP UCMDB
1 2 (3.33%) HP Operations Orchestration
2 1 (1.67%) Puppet
2 1 (1.67%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (1.67%) collectd
2 1 (1.67%) logstash
2 1 (1.67%) Salt
2 1 (1.67%) Graphite
2 1 (1.67%) Nagios
2 1 (1.67%) ZABBIX
2 1 (1.67%) Cacti
2 1 (1.67%) Ganglia
Vendors
1 9 (15.00%) Oracle
2 8 (13.33%) Microsoft
3 4 (6.67%) Red Hat
4 2 (3.33%) Zend
4 2 (3.33%) Sun
4 2 (3.33%) HP
4 2 (3.33%) Appcelerator
5 1 (1.67%) Rackspace
5 1 (1.67%) SAP
5 1 (1.67%) Siebel
5 1 (1.67%) Eloqua
5 1 (1.67%) Salesforce.com
5 1 (1.67%) Google
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