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 25 February 2017 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
25 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
PHP
South East / Berkshire
Rank 93 90 79
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -11
Contract jobs citing PHP 16 30 52
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.82% 1.19% 1.84%
As % of the Programming Languages category 3.11% 4.67% 6.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 21 33
Median daily rate £413 £300 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+37.50% -7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £240 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £475 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £31.00 £35.50 £19.50
% change year-on-year
-12.67% +82.05%

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
514 643 756
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 26.21% 25.46% 26.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 298 410 440
Median daily rate £425 £390 £360
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.97% +8.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £302 £280 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £538 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 24 19
Median hourly rate £41.00 £38.50 £36.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.49% +6.94%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £14.00 £17.18
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £51.40 £55.55 £69.52
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.50 £40.00 £35.50
% change year-on-year
+3.75% +12.67%

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 25 February 2017.

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 25 February 2017. 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 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
Slough +9 6 £450 +87.50% 1
Maidenhead +2 4 £413 -17.50% 1
Reading -3 4 £175 -51.72% 12
PHP
South East

PHP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 25 February 2017, 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 33 (58.93%) JavaScript
2 30 (53.57%) HTML
3 28 (50.00%) CSS
4 26 (46.43%) Linux
5 23 (41.07%) Web Development
6 18 (32.14%) Agile Software Development
7 17 (30.36%) Java
8 13 (23.21%) MySQL
9 12 (21.43%) Bash Shell
9 12 (21.43%) Laravel
9 12 (21.43%) Twitter Bootstrap
9 12 (21.43%) OO
9 12 (21.43%) Python
9 12 (21.43%) Scrum
9 12 (21.43%) Front End Development
10 11 (19.64%) Finance
10 11 (19.64%) HTTP
11 10 (17.86%) RESTful
11 10 (17.86%) JSON
11 10 (17.86%) User Experience
12 9 (16.07%) DevOps
12 9 (16.07%) Unit Testing
12 9 (16.07%) AngularJS
12 9 (16.07%) LDAP
12 9 (16.07%) Apache
13 8 (14.29%) LAMP
13 8 (14.29%) SharePoint
13 8 (14.29%) Windows
13 8 (14.29%) HTML5
13 8 (14.29%) Continuous Integration

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 9 (16.07%) Apache
2 8 (14.29%) Drupal
2 8 (14.29%) SharePoint
3 7 (12.50%) IIS
4 3 (5.36%) Tomcat
4 3 (5.36%) WordPress
5 2 (3.57%) Jetty
5 2 (3.57%) nginx
6 1 (1.79%) Confluence
6 1 (1.79%) Elasticsearch
6 1 (1.79%) WebLogic
Applications
1 3 (5.36%) GIMP
2 1 (1.79%) Adobe Illustrator
2 1 (1.79%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 5 (8.93%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 2 (3.57%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 6 (10.71%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (3.57%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (3.57%) Oracle CX
Communications & Networking
1 11 (19.64%) HTTP
2 9 (16.07%) LDAP
3 6 (10.71%) FTP
3 6 (10.71%) TCP/IP
4 5 (8.93%) DNS
4 5 (8.93%) HTTPS
4 5 (8.93%) Internet
4 5 (8.93%) SSL
5 4 (7.14%) AMQP
5 4 (7.14%) SSH
5 4 (7.14%) Telnet
6 1 (1.79%) Firewall
6 1 (1.79%) LTE
6 1 (1.79%) Network Security
6 1 (1.79%) Radio Access Network
6 1 (1.79%) SNMP
6 1 (1.79%) Wireless
6 1 (1.79%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (23.21%) MySQL
2 4 (7.14%) Relational Database
3 3 (5.36%) NoSQL
3 3 (5.36%) RDBMS
3 3 (5.36%) SQL Server
3 3 (5.36%) SQL Server 2008
4 2 (3.57%) Data Mining
4 2 (3.57%) PostgreSQL
5 1 (1.79%) Apache Cassandra
5 1 (1.79%) CouchDB
5 1 (1.79%) MongoDB
5 1 (1.79%) Pentaho
5 1 (1.79%) Redis
Development Applications
1 8 (14.29%) Git (software)
2 7 (12.50%) Subversion
3 5 (8.93%) GoCD
3 5 (8.93%) Jasmine
4 2 (3.57%) Axure RP
4 2 (3.57%) Eclipse
4 2 (3.57%) Jenkins
4 2 (3.57%) Visual Studio
5 1 (1.79%) AppScan
5 1 (1.79%) Burp Suite
5 1 (1.79%) GDB
5 1 (1.79%) JIRA
5 1 (1.79%) Mercurial
5 1 (1.79%) WinDbg
General
1 11 (19.64%) Finance
2 7 (12.50%) Telecoms
3 5 (8.93%) Electronics
3 5 (8.93%) Manufacturing
3 5 (8.93%) Marketing
4 4 (7.14%) Pharmaceutical
5 1 (1.79%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 36 (64.29%) Developer
2 13 (23.21%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
3 12 (21.43%) Web Developer
4 9 (16.07%) PHP Developer
4 9 (16.07%) Software Developer
5 7 (12.50%) Front End Web Developer (Client-Side Developer)
6 4 (7.14%) PHP Web Developer
7 3 (5.36%) Python Developer
7 3 (5.36%) Software Engineer
8 2 (3.57%) Analyst
8 2 (3.57%) Architect
8 2 (3.57%) Database Architect
8 2 (3.57%) JavaScript Developer
8 2 (3.57%) Project Manager
8 2 (3.57%) Scrum Master
8 2 (3.57%) Security Analyst
8 2 (3.57%) Senior Developer
8 2 (3.57%) SharePoint Developer
8 2 (3.57%) Software Project Manager
8 2 (3.57%) Technical Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 30 (53.57%) HTML
2 28 (50.00%) CSS
3 12 (21.43%) Laravel
3 12 (21.43%) Twitter Bootstrap
4 10 (17.86%) JSON
4 10 (17.86%) RESTful
5 9 (16.07%) AngularJS
6 8 (14.29%) HTML5
6 8 (14.29%) LAMP
7 7 (12.50%) .NET
7 7 (12.50%) Web Services
8 6 (10.71%) CSS3
8 6 (10.71%) jQuery
8 6 (10.71%) Symfony
9 5 (8.93%) XML
10 4 (7.14%) Django
11 3 (5.36%) XSLT
12 2 (3.57%) Sass
13 1 (1.79%) Kafka
13 1 (1.79%) Mustache
Miscellaneous
1 10 (17.86%) User Experience
2 5 (8.93%) Linux Command Line
2 5 (8.93%) Virtual Team
3 3 (5.36%) Computer Science
4 2 (3.57%) Data Structures
4 2 (3.57%) Life Science
4 2 (3.57%) Linked Data
4 2 (3.57%) Semantic Web
5 1 (1.79%) Clustering
5 1 (1.79%) Digital Media
5 1 (1.79%) Enterprise Cloud
5 1 (1.79%) FMCG
5 1 (1.79%) Hybrid Cloud
Operating Systems
1 26 (46.43%) Linux
2 8 (14.29%) Windows
3 5 (8.93%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 3 (5.36%) Unix
5 2 (3.57%) Android
5 2 (3.57%) CentOS
6 1 (1.79%) Apple iOS
6 1 (1.79%) Debian
6 1 (1.79%) Kali Linux
6 1 (1.79%) Mac OS X
6 1 (1.79%) Oracle Linux
6 1 (1.79%) SUSE
6 1 (1.79%) Ubuntu
6 1 (1.79%) Windows 8
6 1 (1.79%) Windows Mobile
6 1 (1.79%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (1.79%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (41.07%) Web Development
2 18 (32.14%) Agile Software Development
3 12 (21.43%) Front End Development
3 12 (21.43%) OO
3 12 (21.43%) Scrum
4 9 (16.07%) DevOps
4 9 (16.07%) Unit Testing
5 8 (14.29%) Continuous Integration
6 7 (12.50%) Continuous Improvement
6 7 (12.50%) SDLC
7 6 (10.71%) API Development
7 6 (10.71%) Business Intelligence
7 6 (10.71%) Continuous Delivery
7 6 (10.71%) Customer Insight
7 6 (10.71%) Migration
7 6 (10.71%) OOD
7 6 (10.71%) Process Improvement
7 6 (10.71%) Service Delivery
7 6 (10.71%) Software Architecture
8 5 (8.93%) Programme Management
Programming Languages
1 33 (58.93%) JavaScript
2 17 (30.36%) Java
3 12 (21.43%) Bash Shell
3 12 (21.43%) Python
4 6 (10.71%) C
4 6 (10.71%) Go
4 6 (10.71%) Ruby
5 5 (8.93%) C#
5 5 (8.93%) F#
5 5 (8.93%) Haskell
5 5 (8.93%) ML
5 5 (8.93%) OCaml
5 5 (8.93%) Rust
5 5 (8.93%) SQL
6 4 (7.14%) Perl
7 3 (5.36%) VB.NET
8 2 (3.57%) PowerShell
8 2 (3.57%) SPARQL
9 1 (1.79%) C++
9 1 (1.79%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 3 (5.36%) Degree
2 2 (3.57%) CISA
3 1 (1.79%) CCNP
3 1 (1.79%) CCSP
3 1 (1.79%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (1.79%) CISSP
3 1 (1.79%) DV Cleared
3 1 (1.79%) GPEN
3 1 (1.79%) GWAPT
3 1 (1.79%) GXPN
3 1 (1.79%) HNC
3 1 (1.79%) HND
3 1 (1.79%) ITIL Certification
3 1 (1.79%) OSCE
3 1 (1.79%) OSCP
3 1 (1.79%) RHCSA
3 1 (1.79%) SANS
3 1 (1.79%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.57%) QA
2 1 (1.79%) HIPAA
2 1 (1.79%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (1.79%) PCI DSS
2 1 (1.79%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 5 (8.93%) Docker
1 5 (8.93%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (5.36%) Active Directory
3 2 (3.57%) Xen
4 1 (1.79%) Hyper-V
4 1 (1.79%) vCloud
4 1 (1.79%) Veritas Cluster Server
4 1 (1.79%) Veritas Volume Manager
4 1 (1.79%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 5 (8.93%) Kubernetes
2 1 (1.79%) Ansible
2 1 (1.79%) Core Impact
2 1 (1.79%) Failover Clustering
2 1 (1.79%) HP Fortify
2 1 (1.79%) logstash
2 1 (1.79%) Nessus
2 1 (1.79%) NetBackup
2 1 (1.79%) Nexpose
2 1 (1.79%) Nmap
2 1 (1.79%) NSN NetAct
2 1 (1.79%) OpenView
2 1 (1.79%) Puppet
2 1 (1.79%) Red Hat Spacewalk
2 1 (1.79%) WebInspect
Vendors
1 7 (12.50%) Oracle
1 7 (12.50%) Red Hat
2 5 (8.93%) SAP
2 5 (8.93%) VMware
3 4 (7.14%) Microsoft
4 2 (3.57%) Atlassian
4 2 (3.57%) BMC
4 2 (3.57%) HP
4 2 (3.57%) Remedy
4 2 (3.57%) Zend
5 1 (1.79%) SevOne
5 1 (1.79%) Veritas
5 1 (1.79%) Xamarin