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 19 December 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
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
PHP
Rank 82 65 99
Rank change year-on-year
-17 +34
Contract jobs citing PHP 44 67 24
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 1.66% 2.60% 0.98%
As % of the Programming Languages category 6.21% 7.39% 3.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 31 51 14
Average daily rate
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£325 £325 £268
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +21.49%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £225 £204
10% offered a daily rate of more than £463 £400 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £300 £300
% change year-on-year
+8.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £17.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.50 £21.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+59.52% -30.00%
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
708 907 676
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 26.73% 35.20% 27.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 428 493 306
Average daily rate £363 £350 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.57% +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £220 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 19 26
Average hourly rate £37.50 £38.50 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.59% +10.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.50 £22.10 £22.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £45.00 £46.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.50 £33.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+7.57% -5.71%

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 19 December 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 19 December 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 +7 19 £375 +7.14% 10
Newbury +5 7 £275 -24.65% 2
Maidenhead -3 5 - - 2
Slough -16 4 £325 +12.06% 2
Windsor - - - -
Wokingham - - - - 1
Bracknell - - - -
Hungerford - - - -
PHP
South East

PHP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 50 (58.82%) JavaScript
2 45 (52.94%) HTML
3 43 (50.59%) CSS
4 38 (44.71%) Linux
5 34 (40.00%) MySQL
6 28 (32.94%) Agile Software Development
7 26 (30.59%) LAMP
8 25 (29.41%) jQuery
9 24 (28.24%) Git (software)
10 23 (27.06%) Drupal
10 23 (27.06%) Apache
11 20 (23.53%) Python
11 20 (23.53%) Open Source
12 18 (21.18%) DevOps
13 17 (20.00%) SQL
14 16 (18.82%) HTML5
15 15 (17.65%) Puppet
15 15 (17.65%) Scrum
16 14 (16.47%) Java
16 14 (16.47%) XML
16 14 (16.47%) REST
16 14 (16.47%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
17 13 (15.29%) Continuous Integration
17 13 (15.29%) E-Commerce
17 13 (15.29%) CMS
18 12 (14.12%) MVC
18 12 (14.12%) ITIL
18 12 (14.12%) Windows
18 12 (14.12%) Bash Shell
19 11 (12.94%) WordPress

PHP
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 (27.06%) Drupal
1 23 (27.06%) Apache
2 13 (15.29%) CMS
3 11 (12.94%) WordPress
4 7 (8.24%) IIS
5 4 (4.71%) SharePoint
6 2 (2.35%) TYPO3
6 2 (2.35%) Joomla!
7 1 (1.18%) Node.js
7 1 (1.18%) Confluence
7 1 (1.18%) Apache Solr
Applications
1 7 (8.24%) Photoshop
2 5 (5.88%) Adobe Illustrator
3 2 (2.35%) MS Excel
3 2 (2.35%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (2.35%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.35%) Microsoft Azure
1 2 (2.35%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (1.18%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 10 (11.76%) Internet
2 7 (8.24%) DNS
2 7 (8.24%) SSL
3 5 (5.88%) HTTP
4 3 (3.53%) HTTPS
4 3 (3.53%) FTP
4 3 (3.53%) TCP/IP
5 2 (2.35%) Wireshark
5 2 (2.35%) Intranet
6 1 (1.18%) Asterisk PBX
6 1 (1.18%) PBX
6 1 (1.18%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 34 (40.00%) MySQL
2 6 (7.06%) SQL Server
3 3 (3.53%) Oracle Database
3 3 (3.53%) Relational Database
4 2 (2.35%) PostgreSQL
4 2 (2.35%) Oracle Database 11g
4 2 (2.35%) MongoDB
5 1 (1.18%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 24 (28.24%) Git (software)
2 11 (12.94%) Jenkins
3 10 (11.76%) Subversion
3 10 (11.76%) Bitbucket
4 4 (4.71%) Dreamweaver
5 2 (2.35%) JIRA
5 2 (2.35%) Visual Studio
5 2 (2.35%) Fiddler
5 2 (2.35%) Grunt
6 1 (1.18%) Hudson
6 1 (1.18%) PHPUnit
6 1 (1.18%) Mercurial
6 1 (1.18%) Selenium
6 1 (1.18%) Maven
General
1 7 (8.24%) Marketing
2 2 (2.35%) Advertising
3 1 (1.18%) Retail
3 1 (1.18%) Billing
3 1 (1.18%) Finance
3 1 (1.18%) Legal
Job Titles
1 51 (60.00%) Developer
2 28 (32.94%) PHP Developer
3 16 (18.82%) DevOps Engineer
4 14 (16.47%) Web Developer
5 8 (9.41%) Front-End Developer
5 8 (9.41%) WordPress Developer
6 6 (7.06%) Senior Developer
6 6 (7.06%) Programmer
6 6 (7.06%) PHP Web Developer
6 6 (7.06%) PHP Programmer
7 4 (4.71%) Senior PHP Developer
8 3 (3.53%) ScrumMaster
8 3 (3.53%) Web Engineer
8 3 (3.53%) Junior Developer
8 3 (3.53%) HTML Developer
8 3 (3.53%) Junior Web Developer
8 3 (3.53%) Support Engineer
8 3 (3.53%) Junior
9 2 (2.35%) Systems Administrator
9 2 (2.35%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 45 (52.94%) HTML
2 43 (50.59%) CSS
3 26 (30.59%) LAMP
4 25 (29.41%) jQuery
5 16 (18.82%) HTML5
6 14 (16.47%) XML
6 14 (16.47%) REST
7 10 (11.76%) Ajax
8 9 (10.59%) CSS3
8 9 (10.59%) .NET
9 8 (9.41%) SOAP
10 7 (8.24%) Web Services
11 6 (7.06%) CodeIgniter
11 6 (7.06%) MCollective
11 6 (7.06%) Twitter Bootstrap
12 5 (5.88%) Symfony
12 5 (5.88%) ASP.NET
13 4 (4.71%) XHTML
13 4 (4.71%) Laravel
13 4 (4.71%) Sass
Miscellaneous
1 20 (23.53%) Open Source
2 5 (5.88%) Digital Media
3 4 (4.71%) E-Learning
4 3 (3.53%) Mobile App
5 2 (2.35%) Client/Server
5 2 (2.35%) W3C
5 2 (2.35%) User Experience
5 2 (2.35%) Analytical Skills
6 1 (1.18%) Learning Management System
6 1 (1.18%) Computer Science
6 1 (1.18%) Management Information System
6 1 (1.18%) SCORM
Operating Systems
1 38 (44.71%) Linux
2 14 (16.47%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 12 (14.12%) Windows
4 7 (8.24%) Windows Server 2008
5 5 (5.88%) Windows Server 2012
6 4 (4.71%) UNIX
7 2 (2.35%) Debian
7 2 (2.35%) Windows Server 2003
8 1 (1.18%) Apple iOS
8 1 (1.18%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (32.94%) Agile Software Development
2 18 (21.18%) DevOps
3 15 (17.65%) Scrum
4 13 (15.29%) Continuous Integration
4 13 (15.29%) E-Commerce
5 12 (14.12%) MVC
5 12 (14.12%) ITIL
6 10 (11.76%) Identity Management
6 10 (11.76%) Performance Analysis
7 8 (9.41%) OO
8 6 (7.06%) Product Management
8 6 (7.06%) Web Development
8 6 (7.06%) User Acceptance Testing
9 5 (5.88%) OOP
10 4 (4.71%) DRM
10 4 (4.71%) Project Management
10 4 (4.71%) Software Engineering
11 3 (3.53%) Capacity Management
11 3 (3.53%) Responsive Web Design
11 3 (3.53%) OO PHP
Programming Languages
1 50 (58.82%) JavaScript
2 20 (23.53%) Python
3 17 (20.00%) SQL
4 14 (16.47%) Java
5 12 (14.12%) Bash Shell
6 11 (12.94%) Ruby
7 9 (10.59%) Perl
8 7 (8.24%) C++
9 6 (7.06%) PHP5
10 4 (4.71%) C
11 3 (3.53%) PowerShell
11 3 (3.53%) C#
12 2 (2.35%) T-SQL
12 2 (2.35%) VBA
12 2 (2.35%) Erlang
13 1 (1.18%) PHP4
13 1 (1.18%) ActionScript
13 1 (1.18%) Shell Script
13 1 (1.18%) Korn
Qualifications
1 10 (11.76%) ITIL Certification
2 5 (5.88%) Degree
3 2 (2.35%) MCTS
3 2 (2.35%) MCITP
3 2 (2.35%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (1.18%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.18%) QA
System Software
1 10 (11.76%) KVM
2 2 (2.35%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (2.35%) Xen
Systems Management
1 15 (17.65%) Puppet
2 11 (12.94%) Opscode Chef
3 10 (11.76%) Vagrant
4 2 (2.35%) Plesk
5 1 (1.18%) cPanel
Vendors
1 8 (9.41%) Microsoft
1 8 (9.41%) Red Hat
1 8 (9.41%) Zend
2 5 (5.88%) Oracle
3 2 (2.35%) VMware
4 1 (1.18%) Rackspace
4 1 (1.18%) SendGrid
4 1 (1.18%) Akamai
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