The first table below looks at the demand 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 24 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Programming Languages category for the Berkshire region.

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
24 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
PHP
Rank 96 65 89
Rank change year-on-year
-31 +24
Contract jobs citing PHP 24 58 52
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.95% 2.39% 1.65%
As % of the Programming Languages category 3.79% 7.64% 6.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 29 28
Average daily rate
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£300 £375 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-20.00% +25.00%
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £275 £275
% change year-on-year
+18.18% -
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 £30.50 £22.66 £18.00
% change year-on-year
+34.59% +25.88%
Programming Languages Category
Berkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
634 759 785
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 25.21% 31.29% 24.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 292 333 388
Average daily rate £375 £375 £335
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +11.94%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £220 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £475 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 19 27
Average hourly rate £40.00 £27.50 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+45.45% -21.42%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.25 £12.94 £25.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.50 £35.10 £43.40
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £35.00
PHP
South East

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
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 24 July 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 -10 10 £310 -22.50% 8
Slough 0 8 £315 -16.00% 8
Maidenhead -8 4 £300 +4.34%
Wokingham - 2 £289 -
Bracknell - 1 - - 2
Ascot - - - - 2
Newbury - - - - 1
Thatcham - - - -
Windsor - - - -
PHP
South East

PHP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 24 July 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 40 (68.97%) HTML
2 34 (58.62%) JavaScript
3 33 (56.90%) CSS
4 32 (55.17%) MySQL
5 17 (29.31%) E-Commerce
5 17 (29.31%) LAMP
6 16 (27.59%) Linux
6 16 (27.59%) jQuery
7 15 (25.86%) Ajax
8 13 (22.41%) Drupal
8 13 (22.41%) OOP
8 13 (22.41%) OO
9 12 (20.69%) MVC
9 12 (20.69%) Agile Software Development
10 11 (18.97%) Scrum
10 11 (18.97%) Apache
10 11 (18.97%) Git (software)
11 10 (17.24%) PHP5
11 10 (17.24%) HTML5
11 10 (17.24%) TDD
12 9 (15.52%) Zend
12 9 (15.52%) XML
12 9 (15.52%) CMS
13 8 (13.79%) SQL
13 8 (13.79%) Continuous Integration
14 7 (12.07%) Web Services
14 7 (12.07%) Digital Media
15 6 (10.34%) BDD
15 6 (10.34%) CSS3
15 6 (10.34%) SEO

PHP
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 24 July 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 (22.41%) Drupal
2 11 (18.97%) Apache
3 9 (15.52%) CMS
4 3 (5.17%) WordPress
5 2 (3.45%) TYPO3
5 2 (3.45%) SharePoint
6 1 (1.72%) Joomla!
6 1 (1.72%) Apache Solr
6 1 (1.72%) Moodle
6 1 (1.72%) Confluence
6 1 (1.72%) nginx
Applications
1 3 (5.17%) Photoshop
1 3 (5.17%) MS PowerPoint
2 2 (3.45%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 3 (5.17%) Oracle CRM
1 3 (5.17%) Google Analytics
1 3 (5.17%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 3 (5.17%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (1.72%) Amazon EC2
2 1 (1.72%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 2 (3.45%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 32 (55.17%) MySQL
2 1 (1.72%) PostgreSQL
2 1 (1.72%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 11 (18.97%) Git (software)
2 5 (8.62%) Behat
3 4 (6.90%) PHPUnit
3 4 (6.90%) Subversion
4 2 (3.45%) Jenkins
4 2 (3.45%) Bitbucket
4 2 (3.45%) Mercurial
4 2 (3.45%) JIRA
5 1 (1.72%) Ant
5 1 (1.72%) Eclipse
5 1 (1.72%) Maven
5 1 (1.72%) Selenium
5 1 (1.72%) Balsamiq Mockups
5 1 (1.72%) FogBugz
5 1 (1.72%) Trac
General
1 6 (10.34%) Finance
2 4 (6.90%) Marketing
3 3 (5.17%) Games
4 2 (3.45%) Retail
4 2 (3.45%) Pharmaceutical
5 1 (1.72%) Legal
5 1 (1.72%) Advertising
5 1 (1.72%) Publishing
5 1 (1.72%) Telecoms
5 1 (1.72%) Billing
Job Titles
1 49 (84.48%) Developer
2 31 (53.45%) PHP Developer
3 12 (20.69%) Web Developer
4 6 (10.34%) PHP LAMP Developer
4 6 (10.34%) PHP Web Developer
5 5 (8.62%) Drupal Developer
6 4 (6.90%) Front-End Developer
6 4 (6.90%) UI Programmer
6 4 (6.90%) PHP MySQL Developer
6 4 (6.90%) Business Manager
6 4 (6.90%) UI Developer
6 4 (6.90%) Senior Developer
7 3 (5.17%) Programmer
7 3 (5.17%) Relationships Manager
7 3 (5.17%) Web Programmer
7 3 (5.17%) PHP Programmer
7 3 (5.17%) PHP Drupal Developer
8 2 (3.45%) PHP Zend Developer
8 2 (3.45%) Magento Developer
8 2 (3.45%) Senior PHP Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 40 (68.97%) HTML
2 33 (56.90%) CSS
3 17 (29.31%) LAMP
4 16 (27.59%) jQuery
5 15 (25.86%) Ajax
6 10 (17.24%) HTML5
7 9 (15.52%) XML
8 7 (12.07%) Web Services
9 6 (10.34%) CSS3
9 6 (10.34%) SOAP
9 6 (10.34%) XHTML
9 6 (10.34%) Symfony
10 5 (8.62%) JSON
11 3 (5.17%) Flash
11 3 (5.17%) CodeIgniter
11 3 (5.17%) REST
12 2 (3.45%) Backbone.js
12 2 (3.45%) Sass
12 2 (3.45%) RESTful
12 2 (3.45%) Laravel
Miscellaneous
1 7 (12.07%) Digital Media
2 4 (6.90%) Open Source
2 4 (6.90%) Social Media
2 4 (6.90%) Graphic Design
3 2 (3.45%) Smartphone
3 2 (3.45%) E-Learning
4 1 (1.72%) Management Information System
4 1 (1.72%) W3C
4 1 (1.72%) Online Games
4 1 (1.72%) SCORM
4 1 (1.72%) Wiki
4 1 (1.72%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 16 (27.59%) Linux
2 2 (3.45%) Apple iOS
2 2 (3.45%) Android
2 2 (3.45%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 2 (3.45%) UNIX
3 1 (1.72%) Windows
3 1 (1.72%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (29.31%) E-Commerce
2 13 (22.41%) OOP
2 13 (22.41%) OO
3 12 (20.69%) MVC
3 12 (20.69%) Agile Software Development
4 11 (18.97%) Scrum
5 10 (17.24%) TDD
6 8 (13.79%) Continuous Integration
7 6 (10.34%) BDD
7 6 (10.34%) SEO
8 5 (8.62%) Web Development
9 4 (6.90%) Analytics
9 4 (6.90%) OO PHP
9 4 (6.90%) Digital Marketing
9 4 (6.90%) CRM
10 3 (5.17%) B2B
10 3 (5.17%) B2C
10 3 (5.17%) Project Management
10 3 (5.17%) Email Marketing
10 3 (5.17%) Automated Testing
Programming Languages
1 34 (58.62%) JavaScript
2 10 (17.24%) PHP5
3 8 (13.79%) SQL
4 4 (6.90%) Java
5 2 (3.45%) Python
5 2 (3.45%) C#
6 1 (1.72%) Perl
6 1 (1.72%) ECMAScript
6 1 (1.72%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 3 (5.17%) PMP
1 3 (5.17%) PMI Certification
System Software
1 2 (3.45%) Xen
1 2 (3.45%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 3 (5.17%) Opscode Chef
2 2 (3.45%) Vagrant
2 2 (3.45%) Plesk
3 1 (1.72%) Nagios
3 1 (1.72%) Puppet
3 1 (1.72%) Cacti
Vendors
1 9 (15.52%) Zend
2 3 (5.17%) Salesforce.com
2 3 (5.17%) Oracle
2 3 (5.17%) Red Hat
2 3 (5.17%) Google
3 2 (3.45%) VMware
3 2 (3.45%) Adobe
4 1 (1.72%) Akamai
4 1 (1.72%) Percona
4 1 (1.72%) Twitter
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