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 30 October 2014 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
30 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
PHP
Rank 74 50 94
Rank change year-on-year
-24 +44
Contract jobs citing PHP 50 89 47
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 1.98% 3.46% 1.63%
As % of the Programming Languages category 7.13% 10.08% 5.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 30 75 19
Average daily rate
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£325 £335 £250
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.98% +34.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £215 £184
10% offered a daily rate of more than £453 £400 £350
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £290 £288
% change year-on-year
+12.06% +0.86%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £17.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £30.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+25.00% -
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
701 883 791
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 27.77% 34.29% 27.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 406 479 321
Average daily rate £375 £350 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +3.70%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £210 £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £498 £430 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 17 31
Average hourly rate £32.50 £37.50 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-13.33% +15.38%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.50 £20.50 £20.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £45.00 £38.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £33.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+4.47% -4.28%

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 30 October 2014.

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 30 October 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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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 +1 22 £330 -5.71% 8
Maidenhead +8 15 £325 +52.94% 1
Slough -15 8 £325 +4.00% 4
Newbury -2 4 £325 +51.16% 3
Ascot - 2 £356 -
Bracknell - 2 £325 -
Hungerford -2 1 - -
Windsor -3 1 £325 - 1
Thatcham - - - -
PHP
South East

PHP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 30 October 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 44 (57.89%) HTML
2 38 (50.00%) CSS
3 37 (48.68%) JavaScript
4 32 (42.11%) Linux
5 30 (39.47%) MySQL
6 28 (36.84%) Agile Software Development
7 26 (34.21%) LAMP
8 23 (30.26%) Drupal
9 22 (28.95%) Apache
10 21 (27.63%) Git (software)
11 18 (23.68%) jQuery
11 18 (23.68%) DevOps
12 17 (22.37%) Open Source
13 16 (21.05%) Puppet
13 16 (21.05%) E-Commerce
14 15 (19.74%) Java
14 15 (19.74%) Scrum
15 14 (18.42%) CMS
15 14 (18.42%) Python
15 14 (18.42%) XML
16 13 (17.11%) REST
16 13 (17.11%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
17 12 (15.79%) Continuous Integration
17 12 (15.79%) HTML5
17 12 (15.79%) Bash Shell
17 12 (15.79%) ITIL
18 11 (14.47%) Web Services
18 11 (14.47%) Windows
18 11 (14.47%) MVC
18 11 (14.47%) Opscode Chef

PHP
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 30 October 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 23 (30.26%) Drupal
2 22 (28.95%) Apache
3 14 (18.42%) CMS
4 10 (13.16%) WordPress
5 7 (9.21%) IIS
6 3 (3.95%) SharePoint
7 2 (2.63%) TYPO3
7 2 (2.63%) Joomla!
8 1 (1.32%) Apache Solr
8 1 (1.32%) Moodle
8 1 (1.32%) nginx
8 1 (1.32%) Confluence
Applications
1 4 (5.26%) Photoshop
2 2 (2.63%) MS PowerPoint
2 2 (2.63%) Adobe Illustrator
2 2 (2.63%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 3 (3.95%) Oracle CRM
1 3 (3.95%) Google Analytics
1 3 (3.95%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 3 (3.95%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (2.63%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (1.32%) Amazon EC2
3 1 (1.32%) Amazon S3
3 1 (1.32%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 10 (13.16%) Internet
2 7 (9.21%) DNS
2 7 (9.21%) SSL
3 5 (6.58%) HTTP
4 3 (3.95%) FTP
4 3 (3.95%) HTTPS
4 3 (3.95%) TCP/IP
5 2 (2.63%) Wireshark
5 2 (2.63%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 30 (39.47%) MySQL
2 5 (6.58%) SQL Server
3 3 (3.95%) Relational Database
4 2 (2.63%) PostgreSQL
5 1 (1.32%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 21 (27.63%) Git (software)
2 10 (13.16%) Bitbucket
2 10 (13.16%) Jenkins
3 7 (9.21%) Subversion
4 2 (2.63%) Grunt
4 2 (2.63%) JIRA
4 2 (2.63%) Fiddler
4 2 (2.63%) Visual Studio
5 1 (1.32%) Dreamweaver
5 1 (1.32%) Mercurial
5 1 (1.32%) FogBugz
5 1 (1.32%) Trac
General
1 8 (10.53%) Marketing
2 4 (5.26%) Finance
3 2 (2.63%) Advertising
3 2 (2.63%) Pharmaceutical
4 1 (1.32%) Retail
4 1 (1.32%) Billing
4 1 (1.32%) Legal
4 1 (1.32%) Telecoms
4 1 (1.32%) Games
Job Titles
1 41 (53.95%) Developer
2 21 (27.63%) PHP Developer
3 15 (19.74%) DevOps Engineer
4 11 (14.47%) Web Developer
5 7 (9.21%) Programmer
5 7 (9.21%) PHP Programmer
5 7 (9.21%) Front-End Developer
5 7 (9.21%) WordPress Developer
6 5 (6.58%) Senior Developer
7 4 (5.26%) PHP Web Developer
7 4 (5.26%) Web Engineer
7 4 (5.26%) Senior PHP Developer
7 4 (5.26%) Business Manager
8 3 (3.95%) Web Programmer
8 3 (3.95%) Relationships Manager
8 3 (3.95%) Software Engineer
8 3 (3.95%) Support Engineer
8 3 (3.95%) PHP MySQL Developer
9 2 (2.63%) DevOps Administrator
9 2 (2.63%) Magento Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 44 (57.89%) HTML
2 38 (50.00%) CSS
3 26 (34.21%) LAMP
4 18 (23.68%) jQuery
5 14 (18.42%) XML
6 13 (17.11%) REST
7 12 (15.79%) HTML5
8 11 (14.47%) Web Services
8 11 (14.47%) Ajax
9 10 (13.16%) .NET
10 9 (11.84%) CSS3
11 8 (10.53%) SOAP
12 6 (7.89%) MCollective
12 6 (7.89%) CodeIgniter
12 6 (7.89%) XHTML
13 5 (6.58%) ASP.NET
14 4 (5.26%) Symfony
14 4 (5.26%) Flash
15 3 (3.95%) Twitter Bootstrap
15 3 (3.95%) Sass
Miscellaneous
1 17 (22.37%) Open Source
2 7 (9.21%) Digital Media
3 4 (5.26%) Mobile App
3 4 (5.26%) Social Media
4 2 (2.63%) Graphic Design
4 2 (2.63%) Smartphone
4 2 (2.63%) Management Information System
4 2 (2.63%) E-Learning
4 2 (2.63%) SCORM
4 2 (2.63%) W3C
4 2 (2.63%) Client/Server
5 1 (1.32%) Learning Management System
5 1 (1.32%) Wiki
5 1 (1.32%) User Experience
5 1 (1.32%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 32 (42.11%) Linux
2 13 (17.11%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 11 (14.47%) Windows
4 7 (9.21%) Windows Server 2008
5 5 (6.58%) UNIX
5 5 (6.58%) Windows Server 2012
6 3 (3.95%) Android
6 3 (3.95%) Apple iOS
7 2 (2.63%) Debian
7 2 (2.63%) Windows Server 2003
8 1 (1.32%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (36.84%) Agile Software Development
2 18 (23.68%) DevOps
3 16 (21.05%) E-Commerce
4 15 (19.74%) Scrum
5 12 (15.79%) Continuous Integration
5 12 (15.79%) ITIL
6 11 (14.47%) MVC
7 10 (13.16%) Performance Analysis
7 10 (13.16%) Identity Management
8 7 (9.21%) OO
9 6 (7.89%) Product Management
9 6 (7.89%) User Acceptance Testing
9 6 (7.89%) Project Management
10 5 (6.58%) B2B
10 5 (6.58%) B2C
10 5 (6.58%) OOP
10 5 (6.58%) SEO
10 5 (6.58%) Email Marketing
10 5 (6.58%) Web Development
11 4 (5.26%) Analytics
Programming Languages
1 37 (48.68%) JavaScript
2 15 (19.74%) Java
3 14 (18.42%) Python
4 12 (15.79%) Bash Shell
5 10 (13.16%) Ruby
6 9 (11.84%) SQL
7 8 (10.53%) Perl
8 5 (6.58%) C++
8 5 (6.58%) PHP5
9 4 (5.26%) C#
10 3 (3.95%) PowerShell
11 2 (2.63%) C
11 2 (2.63%) T-SQL
12 1 (1.32%) ECMAScript
12 1 (1.32%) Shell Script
12 1 (1.32%) ActionScript
12 1 (1.32%) PHP4
12 1 (1.32%) Korn
Qualifications
1 10 (13.16%) ITIL Certification
2 4 (5.26%) Degree
3 3 (3.95%) PMP
3 3 (3.95%) PMI Certification
4 2 (2.63%) MCTS
4 2 (2.63%) MCITP
4 2 (2.63%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (1.32%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.32%) QA
System Software
1 10 (13.16%) KVM
2 2 (2.63%) Xen
2 2 (2.63%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 16 (21.05%) Puppet
2 11 (14.47%) Opscode Chef
3 10 (13.16%) Vagrant
4 2 (2.63%) Plesk
5 1 (1.32%) Nagios
5 1 (1.32%) Cacti
Vendors
1 8 (10.53%) Red Hat
2 7 (9.21%) Zend
3 4 (5.26%) Microsoft
4 3 (3.95%) Salesforce.com
4 3 (3.95%) Oracle
4 3 (3.95%) Google
5 2 (2.63%) VMware
6 1 (1.32%) Akamai
6 1 (1.32%) Percona
6 1 (1.32%) Twitter
6 1 (1.32%) Rackspace
6 1 (1.32%) SendGrid
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Rate: £250 - £300 per day
Posted: 3 hours ago
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Posted: 13 days ago
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Posted: 27 days ago
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Rate: 200-300 Per Day
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