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 5 February 2016 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
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
PHP
Rank 94 85 98
Rank change year-on-year
-9 +13
Contract jobs citing PHP 29 41 35
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 1.14% 1.55% 1.33%
As % of the Programming Languages category 4.53% 5.75% 4.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 30 17
Average daily rate £313 £325 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.84% -7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £175 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £425 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £325 £300
% change year-on-year
- +8.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £27.50 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.25 £30.20 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+16.72% +43.80%
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
640 713 787
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 25.19% 26.94% 30.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 393 420 417
Average daily rate £388 £365 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.16% +4.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £267 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £355 £325
% change year-on-year
+5.63% +9.23%
Number of hourly rates quoted 25 15 19
Average hourly rate £38.50 £36.00 £27.20
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.94% +32.35%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.00 £24.75 £15.20
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.55 £39.50 £40.60
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £35.50 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+12.67% +4.41%

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 5 February 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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing PHP within the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 5 February 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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 -7 21 £350 -6.66% 15
Slough +9 6 £240 -26.15% 2
Bracknell - 4 £280 -
Newbury +3 1 £300 +9.09% 1
Wokingham - 1 - - 1
PHP
South East

PHP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 46 (74.19%) CSS
2 41 (66.13%) HTML
3 33 (53.23%) JavaScript
4 32 (51.61%) jQuery
5 29 (46.77%) MySQL
6 25 (40.32%) Linux
7 22 (35.48%) HTML5
8 19 (30.65%) Laravel
9 12 (19.35%) CSS3
10 11 (17.74%) Git (software)
10 11 (17.74%) User Experience
10 11 (17.74%) SQL
11 10 (16.13%) Symfony
12 9 (14.52%) Python
12 9 (14.52%) REST
12 9 (14.52%) MongoDB
13 8 (12.90%) Twitter Bootstrap
13 8 (12.90%) Relational Database
13 8 (12.90%) HTTP
13 8 (12.90%) MVC
13 8 (12.90%) Oracle
13 8 (12.90%) Software Engineering
14 7 (11.29%) Scrum
14 7 (11.29%) LAMP
14 7 (11.29%) JSON
14 7 (11.29%) Drupal
14 7 (11.29%) XML
14 7 (11.29%) E-Commerce
15 6 (9.68%) OO
15 6 (9.68%) Java

PHP
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 7 (11.29%) Drupal
2 5 (8.06%) Apache
3 4 (6.45%) CMS
3 4 (6.45%) WordPress
4 2 (3.23%) IIS
5 1 (1.61%) Apache Pig
5 1 (1.61%) Apache Solr
5 1 (1.61%) Apache Spark
5 1 (1.61%) JBoss
5 1 (1.61%) Joomla!
5 1 (1.61%) nginx
5 1 (1.61%) Oracle HTTP Server
5 1 (1.61%) Tomcat
5 1 (1.61%) WebLogic
Applications
1 3 (4.84%) Photoshop
2 2 (3.23%) GIMP
Business Applications
1 5 (8.06%) Magento
2 2 (3.23%) Shopify
3 1 (1.61%) BigMachines
3 1 (1.61%) Eloqua
3 1 (1.61%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 2 (3.23%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (3.23%) Cloud Computing
1 2 (3.23%) GitHub
1 2 (3.23%) SaaS
2 1 (1.61%) Google Cloud Platform
2 1 (1.61%) Google Compute Engine
2 1 (1.61%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (1.61%) SoftLayer
Communications & Networking
1 8 (12.90%) HTTP
2 2 (3.23%) TCP/IP
3 1 (1.61%) DHCP
3 1 (1.61%) DNS
3 1 (1.61%) Internet
3 1 (1.61%) Skype
3 1 (1.61%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 29 (46.77%) MySQL
2 9 (14.52%) MongoDB
3 8 (12.90%) Relational Database
4 5 (8.06%) RDBMS
5 2 (3.23%) PostgreSQL
5 2 (3.23%) SQL Server
5 2 (3.23%) SQL Server 2005
5 2 (3.23%) SQL Server 2008
5 2 (3.23%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 1 (1.61%) Apache Cassandra
6 1 (1.61%) Big Data
6 1 (1.61%) Hadoop
6 1 (1.61%) HPCC
6 1 (1.61%) Oracle Database
6 1 (1.61%) QlikView
6 1 (1.61%) Redis
Development Applications
1 11 (17.74%) Git (software)
2 5 (8.06%) Subversion
3 3 (4.84%) PHPUnit
4 2 (3.23%) Team Foundation Server
4 2 (3.23%) Visual Studio
4 2 (3.23%) VSS/SourceSafe
5 1 (1.61%) Axure RP
5 1 (1.61%) Babel
5 1 (1.61%) gulp
5 1 (1.61%) Jasmine
5 1 (1.61%) Oracle APEX
5 1 (1.61%) PhpStorm
5 1 (1.61%) Vagrant
General
1 4 (6.45%) Marketing
2 2 (3.23%) Telecoms
3 1 (1.61%) Advertising
3 1 (1.61%) Electronics
3 1 (1.61%) Finance
3 1 (1.61%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 53 (85.48%) Developer
2 24 (38.71%) PHP Developer
3 14 (22.58%) Web Developer
4 6 (9.68%) Drupal Developer
4 6 (9.68%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
4 6 (9.68%) Senior Developer
5 5 (8.06%) PHP Laravel Developer
5 5 (8.06%) PHP Web Developer
6 4 (6.45%) Junior
6 4 (6.45%) Junior Developer
6 4 (6.45%) Magento Developer
7 3 (4.84%) Architect
7 3 (4.84%) Front End Web Developer (Client-Side Developer)
7 3 (4.84%) Python Developer
7 3 (4.84%) Senior Drupal Developer
7 3 (4.84%) Software Engineer
8 2 (3.23%) Junior Software Developer
8 2 (3.23%) MySQL Developer
8 2 (3.23%) Senior Web Developer
8 2 (3.23%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 46 (74.19%) CSS
2 41 (66.13%) HTML
3 32 (51.61%) jQuery
4 22 (35.48%) HTML5
5 19 (30.65%) Laravel
6 12 (19.35%) CSS3
7 10 (16.13%) Symfony
8 9 (14.52%) REST
9 8 (12.90%) Twitter Bootstrap
10 7 (11.29%) JSON
10 7 (11.29%) LAMP
10 7 (11.29%) XML
11 5 (8.06%) Ajax
11 5 (8.06%) AngularJS
11 5 (8.06%) Web Services
12 4 (6.45%) SOAP
13 3 (4.84%) .NET
13 3 (4.84%) CodeIgniter
13 3 (4.84%) Ruby on Rails
13 3 (4.84%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 11 (17.74%) User Experience
2 5 (8.06%) Animation
3 4 (6.45%) Statistics
4 3 (4.84%) Visualisation
5 2 (3.23%) W3C
6 1 (1.61%) Computer Science
6 1 (1.61%) Data Centre
6 1 (1.61%) Digital Media
6 1 (1.61%) e-Learning
6 1 (1.61%) SCORM
Operating Systems
1 25 (40.32%) Linux
2 5 (8.06%) Windows
3 1 (1.61%) CentOS
3 1 (1.61%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (1.61%) Ubuntu
3 1 (1.61%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (12.90%) MVC
1 8 (12.90%) Software Engineering
2 7 (11.29%) E-Commerce
2 7 (11.29%) Scrum
3 6 (9.68%) Agile Software Development
3 6 (9.68%) OO
4 5 (8.06%) Web Development
5 4 (6.45%) Data Analysis
5 4 (6.45%) OOP
6 3 (4.84%) BDD
6 3 (4.84%) Data Visualisation
6 3 (4.84%) Front End Development
6 3 (4.84%) Migration
6 3 (4.84%) OO PHP
7 2 (3.23%) Channel Management
7 2 (3.23%) Dependency Injection
7 2 (3.23%) Mentoring
7 2 (3.23%) Open Source
7 2 (3.23%) SOLID
7 2 (3.23%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 33 (53.23%) JavaScript
2 11 (17.74%) SQL
3 9 (14.52%) Python
4 6 (9.68%) Java
5 5 (8.06%) Ruby
6 4 (6.45%) VB
7 3 (4.84%) Bash Shell
7 3 (4.84%) Perl
8 2 (3.23%) C#
8 2 (3.23%) C++
8 2 (3.23%) VB.NET
8 2 (3.23%) VBScript
9 1 (1.61%) Apex Code
9 1 (1.61%) ES6
Qualifications
1 1 (1.61%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.23%) 21 CFR Part 11
System Software
1 1 (1.61%) Active Directory
1 1 (1.61%) KVM
1 1 (1.61%) Xen
Systems Management
1 2 (3.23%) Cacti
1 2 (3.23%) Nagios
2 1 (1.61%) collectd
2 1 (1.61%) Ganglia
2 1 (1.61%) Graphite
2 1 (1.61%) logstash
2 1 (1.61%) OpenNMS
2 1 (1.61%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (1.61%) Puppet
2 1 (1.61%) Salt
2 1 (1.61%) ZABBIX
2 1 (1.61%) Zenoss
Vendors
1 8 (12.90%) Oracle
2 5 (8.06%) Microsoft
3 4 (6.45%) Zend
4 2 (3.23%) Google
5 1 (1.61%) Dell
5 1 (1.61%) Rackspace
5 1 (1.61%) Salesforce.com
5 1 (1.61%) SAP
5 1 (1.61%) Siebel
5 1 (1.61%) Splunk