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 23 July 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
23 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
PHP
Rank 82 106 97
Rank change year-on-year
+24 -9
Contract jobs citing PHP 40 14 24
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 1.67% 0.55% 0.98%
As % of the Programming Languages category 6.31% 2.29% 3.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 8 11
Median daily rate £353 £250 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+41.00% -16.66%
UK excluding London median daily rate £325 £315 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.17% -3.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 0
Median hourly rate £9.00 £25.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-64.00% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.50 £25.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-38.00% -16.66%
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
634 612 627
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 26.41% 24.06% 25.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 365 363 289
Median daily rate £400 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £480
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 19 15 11
Median hourly rate £12.50 £36.00 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-65.27% -10.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.00 £32.50 £15.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £45.00 £44.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £37.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%

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 23 July 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 23 July 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
Reading +10 14 £375 +15.38% 11
Maidenhead +12 10 - - 3
Newbury -1 4 £300 +14.28%
Slough +7 3 £350 +36.58% 2
Windsor +4 1 £300 - 1
PHP
South East

PHP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 23 July 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 34 (61.82%) JavaScript
2 26 (47.27%) HTML
3 25 (45.45%) CSS
4 23 (41.82%) Web Development
5 19 (34.55%) Agile Software Development
5 19 (34.55%) Java
6 15 (27.27%) .NET
6 15 (27.27%) MySQL
7 14 (25.45%) C#
7 14 (25.45%) XML
7 14 (25.45%) Linux
7 14 (25.45%) MVC
8 13 (23.64%) Windows
8 13 (23.64%) ASP.NET
8 13 (23.64%) RDBMS
8 13 (23.64%) Drupal
8 13 (23.64%) REST
8 13 (23.64%) Relational Database
9 12 (21.82%) HTML5
9 12 (21.82%) Scrum
10 11 (20.00%) HTTP
10 11 (20.00%) IIS
10 11 (20.00%) Visual Studio
10 11 (20.00%) CSS3
10 11 (20.00%) Git (software)
10 11 (20.00%) Microsoft Azure
10 11 (20.00%) WordPress
11 10 (18.18%) Amazon AWS
11 10 (18.18%) Python
11 10 (18.18%) LAMP

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 13 (23.64%) Drupal
2 11 (20.00%) IIS
2 11 (20.00%) WordPress
3 7 (12.73%) Apache
4 6 (10.91%) Joomla!
5 5 (9.09%) CMS
6 3 (5.45%) Elasticsearch
7 2 (3.64%) SilverStripe
7 2 (3.64%) Sitecore CMS
8 1 (1.82%) ArcGIS
8 1 (1.82%) GeoServer
8 1 (1.82%) MODX
8 1 (1.82%) MS Exchange
8 1 (1.82%) OpenStack
8 1 (1.82%) Perch
8 1 (1.82%) Tomcat
8 1 (1.82%) Umbraco
8 1 (1.82%) WebLogic
8 1 (1.82%) WebSphere
8 1 (1.82%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 2 (3.64%) GIMP
1 2 (3.64%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (5.45%) Magento
2 1 (1.82%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 11 (20.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 10 (18.18%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (3.64%) GitHub
4 1 (1.82%) Amazon EC2
4 1 (1.82%) Amazon ELB
4 1 (1.82%) Amazon S3
4 1 (1.82%) Bluemix
4 1 (1.82%) CloudBees
4 1 (1.82%) IaaS
4 1 (1.82%) Office 365
4 1 (1.82%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 11 (20.00%) HTTP
2 8 (14.55%) DNS
3 6 (10.91%) Internet
3 6 (10.91%) SSL
4 5 (9.09%) Network Security
4 5 (9.09%) Wireshark
5 2 (3.64%) NAS
5 2 (3.64%) SAN
5 2 (3.64%) SNMP
6 1 (1.82%) BGP
6 1 (1.82%) DHCP
6 1 (1.82%) Firewall
6 1 (1.82%) FTP
6 1 (1.82%) IPsec
6 1 (1.82%) OSPF
6 1 (1.82%) SSH
6 1 (1.82%) TCP/IP
6 1 (1.82%) Telnet
6 1 (1.82%) VLAN
6 1 (1.82%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (27.27%) MySQL
2 13 (23.64%) RDBMS
2 13 (23.64%) Relational Database
3 7 (12.73%) SQL Server
4 6 (10.91%) Neo4j
5 5 (9.09%) Amazon DynamoDB
5 5 (9.09%) Apache Cassandra
5 5 (9.09%) OrientDB
6 4 (7.27%) PostgreSQL
7 3 (5.45%) MongoDB
8 2 (3.64%) Redis
9 1 (1.82%) NoSQL
9 1 (1.82%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 11 (20.00%) Git (software)
1 11 (20.00%) Visual Studio
2 7 (12.73%) Jenkins
3 5 (9.09%) Fiddler
4 4 (7.27%) Bitbucket
5 2 (3.64%) Vagrant
6 1 (1.82%) Cucumber
6 1 (1.82%) PHPUnit
6 1 (1.82%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 8 (14.55%) Marketing
2 4 (7.27%) German Language
3 3 (5.45%) Finance
3 3 (5.45%) Publishing
4 2 (3.64%) Telecoms
5 1 (1.82%) Advertising
5 1 (1.82%) Aerospace
5 1 (1.82%) Electronics
5 1 (1.82%) Manufacturing
5 1 (1.82%) Retail
Job Titles
1 25 (45.45%) Developer
2 8 (14.55%) PHP Developer
2 8 (14.55%) Support Engineer
2 8 (14.55%) Web Developer
3 6 (10.91%) Administrator
3 6 (10.91%) DevOps Engineer
4 5 (9.09%) Architect
4 5 (9.09%) DBA
5 4 (7.27%) Full Stack Developer
6 3 (5.45%) .NET Developer
6 3 (5.45%) ASP.NET Developer
6 3 (5.45%) Azure Engineer
6 3 (5.45%) E-Commerce Developer
6 3 (5.45%) Escalation Engineer
6 3 (5.45%) Full Stack Web Developer
6 3 (5.45%) Linux DevOps Engineer
6 3 (5.45%) Linux Engineer
6 3 (5.45%) Linux/Unix DevOps
6 3 (5.45%) Systems Administrator
7 2 (3.64%) Applications Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 26 (47.27%) HTML
2 25 (45.45%) CSS
3 15 (27.27%) .NET
4 14 (25.45%) XML
5 13 (23.64%) ASP.NET
5 13 (23.64%) REST
6 12 (21.82%) HTML5
7 11 (20.00%) CSS3
8 10 (18.18%) LAMP
9 7 (12.73%) ASP.NET MVC
9 7 (12.73%) Node.js
10 6 (10.91%) .NET Framework
10 6 (10.91%) jQuery
11 5 (9.09%) ADO.NET
11 5 (9.09%) Ajax
11 5 (9.09%) DCOM
11 5 (9.09%) LINQ
11 5 (9.09%) Symfony
11 5 (9.09%) WCF
11 5 (9.09%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 8 (14.55%) Digital Media
2 5 (9.09%) Client/Server
3 3 (5.45%) User Experience
4 2 (3.64%) Smart Meter
4 2 (3.64%) Statistics
4 2 (3.64%) Visualisation
5 1 (1.82%) Clustering
5 1 (1.82%) Data Centre
5 1 (1.82%) Graphic Design
5 1 (1.82%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 14 (25.45%) Linux
2 13 (23.64%) Windows
3 4 (7.27%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 3 (5.45%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (3.64%) Solaris
5 2 (3.64%) Unix
5 2 (3.64%) Windows Server
6 1 (1.82%) AIX
6 1 (1.82%) CentOS
6 1 (1.82%) Debian
6 1 (1.82%) Fedora
6 1 (1.82%) FreeBSD
6 1 (1.82%) Ubuntu
6 1 (1.82%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (1.82%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (41.82%) Web Development
2 19 (34.55%) Agile Software Development
3 14 (25.45%) MVC
4 12 (21.82%) Scrum
5 7 (12.73%) ITIL
6 6 (10.91%) Continuous Integration
6 6 (10.91%) CRM
6 6 (10.91%) DevOps
6 6 (10.91%) E-Commerce
6 6 (10.91%) ETL
7 5 (9.09%) ERP
7 5 (9.09%) Migration
7 5 (9.09%) Software Engineering
8 4 (7.27%) Open Source
8 4 (7.27%) Performance Analysis
8 4 (7.27%) TDD
9 3 (5.45%) BDD
9 3 (5.45%) Customer Engagement
9 3 (5.45%) Front End Development
9 3 (5.45%) Identity Management
Programming Languages
1 34 (61.82%) JavaScript
2 19 (34.55%) Java
3 14 (25.45%) C#
4 10 (18.18%) Python
5 9 (16.36%) SQL
6 8 (14.55%) Ruby
7 6 (10.91%) Bash Shell
7 6 (10.91%) VB.NET
8 5 (9.09%) T-SQL
8 5 (9.09%) VB
8 5 (9.09%) VB6
9 4 (7.27%) Perl
10 2 (3.64%) C
10 2 (3.64%) C++
10 2 (3.64%) XPath
Qualifications
1 3 (5.45%) Degree
1 3 (5.45%) MCITP
1 3 (5.45%) MCTS
1 3 (5.45%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (3.64%) ITIL Certification
2 2 (3.64%) SC Cleared
2 2 (3.64%) Security Cleared
3 1 (1.82%) CCNA
3 1 (1.82%) CCNP
3 1 (1.82%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (1.82%) ISEB
3 1 (1.82%) ISTQB
System Software
1 4 (7.27%) KVM
2 3 (5.45%) Docker
2 3 (5.45%) RHEV
2 3 (5.45%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (3.64%) Active Directory
3 2 (3.64%) oVirt
4 1 (1.82%) NFS
4 1 (1.82%) Oracle RAC
4 1 (1.82%) Postfix
4 1 (1.82%) qmail
4 1 (1.82%) Sendmail
4 1 (1.82%) Varnish
4 1 (1.82%) vSphere
4 1 (1.82%) Xen
4 1 (1.82%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 7 (12.73%) Puppet
2 3 (5.45%) logstash
3 2 (3.64%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (1.82%) Ansible
4 1 (1.82%) Backup Exec
4 1 (1.82%) Bacula
4 1 (1.82%) Cacti
4 1 (1.82%) Control-M
4 1 (1.82%) cPanel
4 1 (1.82%) Grafana
4 1 (1.82%) Graphite
4 1 (1.82%) Kibana
4 1 (1.82%) Nagios
4 1 (1.82%) NetBackup
4 1 (1.82%) Red Hat Satellite
4 1 (1.82%) Red Hat Spacewalk
4 1 (1.82%) Salt
4 1 (1.82%) SCOM
4 1 (1.82%) Tivoli Storage Manager
4 1 (1.82%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 9 (16.36%) Microsoft
2 5 (9.09%) Oracle
3 4 (7.27%) Red Hat
3 4 (7.27%) VMware
4 2 (3.64%) Cisco
4 2 (3.64%) Citrix
4 2 (3.64%) IBM
4 2 (3.64%) NetApp
4 2 (3.64%) Sitecore
5 1 (1.82%) ATG
5 1 (1.82%) CommVault
5 1 (1.82%) Google
5 1 (1.82%) Hitachi
5 1 (1.82%) HP
5 1 (1.82%) Juniper
5 1 (1.82%) Rackspace
5 1 (1.82%) SAP
5 1 (1.82%) Symantec
5 1 (1.82%) Zend