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 2 March 2015 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
2 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
PHP
Rank 83 107 87
Rank change year-on-year
+24 -20
Contract jobs citing PHP 47 29 25
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 1.63% 1.03% 1.14%
As % of the Programming Languages category 6.15% 3.85% 3.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 28 15 13
Average daily rate
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£325 £300 £295
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.33% +1.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £211 £159
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £393 £345
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £309 £275
% change year-on-year
+5.17% +12.36%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £26.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-32.69% -13.33%
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
764 754 670
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 26.56% 26.73% 30.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 438 407 291
Average daily rate £354 £340 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.97% -2.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £495 £450 £463
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 21 22 48
Average hourly rate £36.00 £19.00 £40.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+89.47% -52.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £23.33 £15.00 £17.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.65 £40.00 £44.13
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -

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 2 March 2015.

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 2 March 2015. 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 +13 18 £363 +38.09% 16
Slough -4 8 £238 -32.14% 2
Newbury -3 5 £275 -11.29%
Maidenhead +4 1 £275 +22.22%
Ascot - - - -
Bracknell - - - - 1
Hungerford - - - - 1
Wokingham - - - -
PHP
South East

PHP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 2 March 2015, 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 55 (59.14%) JavaScript
2 54 (58.06%) HTML
3 47 (50.54%) CSS
4 35 (37.63%) MySQL
5 34 (36.56%) Linux
6 28 (30.11%) Agile Software Development
7 25 (26.88%) jQuery
7 25 (26.88%) Git (software)
8 24 (25.81%) Apache
8 24 (25.81%) Java
9 23 (24.73%) HTML5
10 22 (23.66%) Drupal
10 22 (23.66%) Python
11 21 (22.58%) SQL
11 21 (22.58%) LAMP
12 19 (20.43%) Perl
12 19 (20.43%) Ruby
12 19 (20.43%) Open Source
13 18 (19.35%) DevOps
14 16 (17.20%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
14 16 (17.20%) Windows
14 16 (17.20%) Scrum
15 15 (16.13%) MVC
15 15 (16.13%) Puppet
15 15 (16.13%) CSS3
16 14 (15.05%) CMS
16 14 (15.05%) Subversion
17 13 (13.98%) WordPress
18 12 (12.90%) XML
19 11 (11.83%) Oracle

PHP
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 2 March 2015, 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 24 (25.81%) Apache
2 22 (23.66%) Drupal
3 14 (15.05%) CMS
4 13 (13.98%) WordPress
5 8 (8.60%) IIS
6 7 (7.53%) WebLogic
7 5 (5.38%) SharePoint
8 3 (3.23%) JBoss
8 3 (3.23%) Tomcat
8 3 (3.23%) Node.js
9 2 (2.15%) Apache Solr
10 1 (1.08%) ExpressionEngine
10 1 (1.08%) Confluence
10 1 (1.08%) nginx
10 1 (1.08%) MediaWiki
10 1 (1.08%) SharePoint Server
10 1 (1.08%) Joomla!
Applications
1 9 (9.68%) Photoshop
2 4 (4.30%) Adobe Illustrator
3 2 (2.15%) MS Office
3 2 (2.15%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (1.08%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.08%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (1.08%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (1.08%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 11 (11.83%) Internet
2 10 (10.75%) TCP/IP
3 9 (9.68%) HTTP
4 8 (8.60%) SSL
5 7 (7.53%) DNS
6 3 (3.23%) HTTPS
6 3 (3.23%) FTP
7 2 (2.15%) Intranet
8 1 (1.08%) IPv6
8 1 (1.08%) VPN
8 1 (1.08%) LDAP
8 1 (1.08%) LAN
8 1 (1.08%) PBX
8 1 (1.08%) VoIP
8 1 (1.08%) WAN
8 1 (1.08%) OSPF
8 1 (1.08%) BGP
8 1 (1.08%) EIGRP
8 1 (1.08%) Firewall
8 1 (1.08%) IPsec
Database & Business Intelligence
1 35 (37.63%) MySQL
2 7 (7.53%) SQL Server
3 6 (6.45%) Relational Database
4 5 (5.38%) Oracle Database
5 2 (2.15%) PostgreSQL
5 2 (2.15%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 2 (2.15%) SQL Server 2005
5 2 (2.15%) Oracle Database 11g
5 2 (2.15%) SQL Server 2008
5 2 (2.15%) Hadoop
5 2 (2.15%) MongoDB
5 2 (2.15%) Redis
Development Applications
1 25 (26.88%) Git (software)
2 14 (15.05%) Subversion
3 8 (8.60%) Jenkins
4 7 (7.53%) Bitbucket
5 4 (4.30%) Dreamweaver
6 3 (3.23%) Selenium
6 3 (3.23%) Visual Studio
6 3 (3.23%) Grunt
6 3 (3.23%) PHPUnit
6 3 (3.23%) Axure RP
7 2 (2.15%) Hudson
7 2 (2.15%) Appcelerator Titanium
7 2 (2.15%) Team Foundation Server
7 2 (2.15%) VSS/SourceSafe
7 2 (2.15%) JIRA
8 1 (1.08%) Fiddler
8 1 (1.08%) Maven
8 1 (1.08%) Mercurial
General
1 9 (9.68%) Marketing
2 4 (4.30%) Back Office
3 3 (3.23%) Games
3 3 (3.23%) Finance
4 2 (2.15%) Telecoms
5 1 (1.08%) Financial Institution
5 1 (1.08%) Front Office
5 1 (1.08%) Legal
5 1 (1.08%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 55 (59.14%) Developer
2 26 (27.96%) PHP Developer
3 16 (17.20%) Web Developer
3 16 (17.20%) DevOps Engineer
4 8 (8.60%) Junior
4 8 (8.60%) Front-End Developer
4 8 (8.60%) Junior Developer
5 7 (7.53%) WordPress Developer
6 6 (6.45%) PHP Web Developer
6 6 (6.45%) Support Engineer
7 5 (5.38%) Senior Developer
8 4 (4.30%) Junior Web Developer
8 4 (4.30%) Junior PHP Developer
8 4 (4.30%) Web Engineer
9 3 (3.23%) Drupal Developer
9 3 (3.23%) UX Designer
9 3 (3.23%) Designer
9 3 (3.23%) Linux DevOps Engineer
9 3 (3.23%) HTML Developer
9 3 (3.23%) Senior PHP Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 54 (58.06%) HTML
2 47 (50.54%) CSS
3 25 (26.88%) jQuery
4 23 (24.73%) HTML5
5 21 (22.58%) LAMP
6 15 (16.13%) CSS3
7 12 (12.90%) XML
8 11 (11.83%) .NET
9 8 (8.60%) Ajax
9 8 (8.60%) REST
10 7 (7.53%) MCollective
10 7 (7.53%) Laravel
11 6 (6.45%) XHTML
11 6 (6.45%) ASP.NET
11 6 (6.45%) Sass
12 5 (5.38%) Twitter Bootstrap
12 5 (5.38%) Web Services
12 5 (5.38%) Symfony
13 4 (4.30%) SOAP
13 4 (4.30%) AngularJS
Miscellaneous
1 19 (20.43%) Open Source
2 7 (7.53%) Mobile App
3 5 (5.38%) Digital Media
4 4 (4.30%) User Experience
4 4 (4.30%) E-Learning
5 3 (3.23%) Graphic Design
6 2 (2.15%) Computer Science
6 2 (2.15%) PKI
7 1 (1.08%) Analytical Skills
7 1 (1.08%) Wiki
7 1 (1.08%) Learning Management System
7 1 (1.08%) SCORM
7 1 (1.08%) Client/Server
7 1 (1.08%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 34 (36.56%) Linux
2 16 (17.20%) Windows
2 16 (17.20%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 10 (10.75%) UNIX
4 7 (7.53%) Android
5 6 (6.45%) Windows Server 2008
6 5 (5.38%) Windows Server 2012
7 3 (3.23%) Apple iOS
8 2 (2.15%) Solaris
8 2 (2.15%) Windows Server 2003
8 2 (2.15%) Debian
9 1 (1.08%) Ubuntu
9 1 (1.08%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (30.11%) Agile Software Development
2 18 (19.35%) DevOps
3 16 (17.20%) Scrum
4 15 (16.13%) MVC
5 10 (10.75%) Continuous Integration
6 9 (9.68%) OO
7 8 (8.60%) Web Development
7 8 (8.60%) Responsive Web Design
8 7 (7.53%) User Acceptance Testing
8 7 (7.53%) E-Commerce
8 7 (7.53%) ITIL
9 6 (6.45%) Identity Management
9 6 (6.45%) Performance Analysis
10 5 (5.38%) OOP
10 5 (5.38%) Unit Testing
11 4 (4.30%) Migration
11 4 (4.30%) Stakeholder Management
11 4 (4.30%) TDD
11 4 (4.30%) OO PHP
12 3 (3.23%) Performance Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 55 (59.14%) JavaScript
2 24 (25.81%) Java
3 22 (23.66%) Python
4 21 (22.58%) SQL
5 19 (20.43%) Perl
5 19 (20.43%) Ruby
6 7 (7.53%) Bash Shell
7 5 (5.38%) C++
8 4 (4.30%) PHP5
9 3 (3.23%) C#
9 3 (3.23%) PowerShell
10 2 (2.15%) C
10 2 (2.15%) Erlang
10 2 (2.15%) VBScript
10 2 (2.15%) VB
10 2 (2.15%) VB.NET
10 2 (2.15%) VBA
11 1 (1.08%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 6 (6.45%) ITIL Certification
2 5 (5.38%) Degree
3 2 (2.15%) VCP4
4 1 (1.08%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (1.08%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 1 (1.08%) PMP
4 1 (1.08%) PMI Certification
4 1 (1.08%) MCTS
4 1 (1.08%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.15%) 21 CFR Part 11
System Software
1 6 (6.45%) KVM
2 1 (1.08%) Samba
2 1 (1.08%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (1.08%) Postfix
2 1 (1.08%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 15 (16.13%) Puppet
2 10 (10.75%) Opscode Chef
3 6 (6.45%) Vagrant
4 1 (1.08%) Salt
4 1 (1.08%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 11 (11.83%) Oracle
2 10 (10.75%) Microsoft
2 10 (10.75%) Red Hat
3 3 (3.23%) Zend
4 2 (2.15%) Appcelerator
4 2 (2.15%) VMware
4 2 (2.15%) Sun
5 1 (1.08%) Citrix
5 1 (1.08%) Adobe
5 1 (1.08%) SendGrid
Reading, Berkshire
QA Limited
Rate: £150.00 per week
Posted: 18 days ago
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QA Limited
Rate: £130.12 per week
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Slough
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Rate: £225 - £250 per day
Posted: 27 days ago