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 28 September 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
28 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
PHP
Rank 73 95 78
Rank change year-on-year
+22 -17
Contract jobs citing PHP 42 29 39
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 1.91% 1.15% 1.63%
As % of the Programming Languages category 6.61% 4.45% 6.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 31 18 23
Median daily rate £400 £290 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+37.93% -10.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £250 £255
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £393 £396
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £300 £325
% change year-on-year
+16.66% -7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 3 0
Median hourly rate £35.00 £25.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+40.00% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.00 £17.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-14.28% -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
635 652 626
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 28.86% 25.87% 26.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 359 411 334
Median daily rate £400 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £268 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £505 £500 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 21 19 14
Median hourly rate £38.50 £37.00 £32.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+4.05% +13.84%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.50 £22.75 £15.48
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £43.50 £45.05
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.00 £39.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+5.12% +11.42%

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 28 September 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
Hourly Rate Histogram in Berkshire

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing PHP across the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 28 September 2016.

PHP Hourly Rate Histogram 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 28 September 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 +21 13 £313 +4.16% 17
Maidenhead -6 9 £500 +72.41% 4
Newbury +4 4 £300 +26.31%
Slough +1 4 £356 +22.84% 1
Bracknell - 4 £425 - 1
Wokingham - 2 £400 - 1
PHP
South East

PHP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 28 September 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 44 (55.70%) JavaScript
2 36 (45.57%) HTML
3 34 (43.04%) CSS
4 31 (39.24%) Agile Software Development
5 29 (36.71%) Linux
6 28 (35.44%) Web Development
7 26 (32.91%) Java
8 21 (26.58%) MySQL
8 21 (26.58%) Scrum
9 20 (25.32%) Drupal
10 18 (22.78%) XML
10 18 (22.78%) Bash Shell
11 16 (20.25%) HTML5
12 15 (18.99%) AngularJS
12 15 (18.99%) Python
12 15 (18.99%) HTTP
13 14 (17.72%) Apache
13 14 (17.72%) Continuous Integration
13 14 (17.72%) WordPress
13 14 (17.72%) Amazon AWS
13 14 (17.72%) Relational Database
13 14 (17.72%) DevOps
14 13 (16.46%) Twitter Bootstrap
14 13 (16.46%) CSS3
14 13 (16.46%) Marketing
14 13 (16.46%) JSON
14 13 (16.46%) LAMP
14 13 (16.46%) RDBMS
15 12 (15.19%) Windows
15 12 (15.19%) SQL Server

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 20 (25.32%) Drupal
2 14 (17.72%) Apache
2 14 (17.72%) WordPress
3 10 (12.66%) IIS
4 8 (10.13%) SharePoint
5 5 (6.33%) Joomla!
6 4 (5.06%) CMS
6 4 (5.06%) Elasticsearch
7 3 (3.80%) nginx
8 2 (2.53%) SilverStripe
8 2 (2.53%) Tomcat
9 1 (1.27%) ArcGIS
9 1 (1.27%) GeoServer
9 1 (1.27%) MODX
9 1 (1.27%) MS Exchange
9 1 (1.27%) Perch
9 1 (1.27%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 2 (2.53%) GIMP
Business Applications
1 5 (6.33%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 2 (2.53%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 14 (17.72%) Amazon AWS
2 8 (10.13%) Microsoft Azure
3 5 (6.33%) GitHub
4 1 (1.27%) Bluemix
4 1 (1.27%) IaaS
4 1 (1.27%) IBM Cloud
4 1 (1.27%) Office 365
4 1 (1.27%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 15 (18.99%) HTTP
2 11 (13.92%) Internet
3 8 (10.13%) DNS
4 6 (7.59%) FTP
4 6 (7.59%) SNMP
5 5 (6.33%) AMQP
5 5 (6.33%) HTTPS
5 5 (6.33%) Network Security
5 5 (6.33%) SSL
5 5 (6.33%) TCP/IP
6 4 (5.06%) SSH
6 4 (5.06%) Telnet
7 3 (3.80%) DHCP
8 2 (2.53%) DDNS
8 2 (2.53%) Firewall
8 2 (2.53%) SMTP
9 1 (1.27%) BGP
9 1 (1.27%) IPsec
9 1 (1.27%) OSPF
9 1 (1.27%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (26.58%) MySQL
2 14 (17.72%) Relational Database
3 13 (16.46%) RDBMS
4 12 (15.19%) SQL Server
5 9 (11.39%) PostgreSQL
6 6 (7.59%) Apache Cassandra
6 6 (7.59%) Neo4j
7 5 (6.33%) Amazon DynamoDB
7 5 (6.33%) OrientDB
8 4 (5.06%) MongoDB
8 4 (5.06%) SQL Server 2008
9 3 (3.80%) Redis
10 2 (2.53%) Data Mining
10 2 (2.53%) NoSQL
11 1 (1.27%) CouchDB
11 1 (1.27%) Pentaho
Development Applications
1 11 (13.92%) Git (software)
2 9 (11.39%) Jenkins
3 6 (7.59%) Visual Studio
4 5 (6.33%) GoCD
4 5 (6.33%) Jasmine
5 4 (5.06%) Bitbucket
6 2 (2.53%) Team Foundation Server
6 2 (2.53%) Vagrant
7 1 (1.27%) AppScan
7 1 (1.27%) Axure RP
7 1 (1.27%) Burp Suite
7 1 (1.27%) CircleCI
7 1 (1.27%) Cucumber
7 1 (1.27%) GDB
7 1 (1.27%) Mercurial
7 1 (1.27%) PHPUnit
7 1 (1.27%) Subversion
7 1 (1.27%) Travis CI
7 1 (1.27%) WinDbg
General
1 13 (16.46%) Marketing
2 8 (10.13%) Finance
3 6 (7.59%) Telecoms
4 5 (6.33%) Electronics
4 5 (6.33%) Manufacturing
5 4 (5.06%) German Language
5 4 (5.06%) Pharmaceutical
6 3 (3.80%) Publishing
7 2 (2.53%) Legal
8 1 (1.27%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 43 (54.43%) Developer
2 14 (17.72%) Web Developer
3 11 (13.92%) Software Developer
4 9 (11.39%) PHP Developer
5 7 (8.86%) DevOps Engineer
6 6 (7.59%) Administrator
7 5 (6.33%) DBA
7 5 (6.33%) Full Stack Developer
7 5 (6.33%) Full Stack Web Developer
7 5 (6.33%) Support Engineer
8 4 (5.06%) Architect
8 4 (5.06%) Senior Developer
9 3 (3.80%) E-Commerce Developer
9 3 (3.80%) Escalation Engineer
9 3 (3.80%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
9 3 (3.80%) Linux DevOps Engineer
9 3 (3.80%) Linux Engineer
9 3 (3.80%) Linux/Unix DevOps
9 3 (3.80%) Systems Administrator
10 2 (2.53%) DevOps Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 36 (45.57%) HTML
2 34 (43.04%) CSS
3 18 (22.78%) XML
4 16 (20.25%) HTML5
5 15 (18.99%) AngularJS
6 13 (16.46%) CSS3
6 13 (16.46%) JSON
6 13 (16.46%) LAMP
6 13 (16.46%) Twitter Bootstrap
7 12 (15.19%) REST
8 11 (13.92%) .NET
9 9 (11.39%) ASP.NET
9 9 (11.39%) Symfony
10 8 (10.13%) ASP.NET MVC
10 8 (10.13%) jQuery
10 8 (10.13%) Web Services
11 7 (8.86%) XSLT
12 6 (7.59%) Node.js
12 6 (7.59%) SOAP
13 5 (6.33%) DCOM
Miscellaneous
1 7 (8.86%) Digital Media
2 6 (7.59%) User Experience
2 6 (7.59%) Virtual Team
3 2 (2.53%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (2.53%) Data Extraction
3 2 (2.53%) Linked Data
3 2 (2.53%) Ontologies
3 2 (2.53%) Semantic Web
3 2 (2.53%) Smart Meter
3 2 (2.53%) Statistics
3 2 (2.53%) Visualisation
4 1 (1.27%) Clustering
4 1 (1.27%) Computer Science
4 1 (1.27%) Enterprise Cloud
4 1 (1.27%) FMCG
4 1 (1.27%) Graphic Design
4 1 (1.27%) Hybrid Cloud
Operating Systems
1 29 (36.71%) Linux
2 12 (15.19%) Windows
3 6 (7.59%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 3 (3.80%) Debian
4 3 (3.80%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (2.53%) Unix
5 2 (2.53%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (1.27%) Android
6 1 (1.27%) Apple iOS
6 1 (1.27%) FreeBSD
6 1 (1.27%) Kali Linux
6 1 (1.27%) Mac OS X
6 1 (1.27%) Oracle Linux
6 1 (1.27%) Solaris
6 1 (1.27%) SUSE
6 1 (1.27%) Ubuntu
6 1 (1.27%) Windows 8
6 1 (1.27%) Windows Mobile
6 1 (1.27%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (39.24%) Agile Software Development
2 28 (35.44%) Web Development
3 21 (26.58%) Scrum
4 14 (17.72%) Continuous Integration
4 14 (17.72%) DevOps
5 12 (15.19%) MVC
6 8 (10.13%) Continuous Delivery
6 8 (10.13%) ETL
7 7 (8.86%) Business Intelligence
7 7 (8.86%) Continuous Improvement
7 7 (8.86%) Migration
7 7 (8.86%) OO
7 7 (8.86%) Open Source
7 7 (8.86%) SOLID
8 6 (7.59%) Customer Insight
8 6 (7.59%) E-Commerce
8 6 (7.59%) SDLC
8 6 (7.59%) TDD
9 5 (6.33%) API Development
9 5 (6.33%) Microservices
Programming Languages
1 44 (55.70%) JavaScript
2 26 (32.91%) Java
3 18 (22.78%) Bash Shell
4 15 (18.99%) Python
5 11 (13.92%) C#
6 9 (11.39%) SQL
7 8 (10.13%) Ruby
8 6 (7.59%) C
8 6 (7.59%) Perl
8 6 (7.59%) VB.NET
9 5 (6.33%) F#
9 5 (6.33%) Go
9 5 (6.33%) Haskell
9 5 (6.33%) OCaml
9 5 (6.33%) Rust
9 5 (6.33%) VB
9 5 (6.33%) VB6
10 4 (5.06%) XPath
11 2 (2.53%) C++
11 2 (2.53%) SPARQL
Qualifications
1 3 (3.80%) ITIL Certification
2 2 (2.53%) CCNP
2 2 (2.53%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (2.53%) SC Cleared
2 2 (2.53%) Security Cleared
3 1 (1.27%) BPSS Clearance
3 1 (1.27%) CCNA
3 1 (1.27%) CCSP
3 1 (1.27%) CHECK Team Member
3 1 (1.27%) CISSP
3 1 (1.27%) Degree
3 1 (1.27%) GPEN
3 1 (1.27%) GWAPT
3 1 (1.27%) GXPN
3 1 (1.27%) ISEB
3 1 (1.27%) ISTQB
3 1 (1.27%) OSCE
3 1 (1.27%) OSCP
3 1 (1.27%) RHCSA
3 1 (1.27%) SANS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.27%) Disclosure Scotland
1 1 (1.27%) HIPAA
1 1 (1.27%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (1.27%) PCI DSS
1 1 (1.27%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 7 (8.86%) Docker
1 7 (8.86%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (3.80%) Active Directory
2 3 (3.80%) Xen
3 2 (2.53%) KVM
3 2 (2.53%) oVirt
3 2 (2.53%) RHEV
4 1 (1.27%) Hyper-V
4 1 (1.27%) vCloud
4 1 (1.27%) Veritas Cluster Server
4 1 (1.27%) Veritas Volume Manager
4 1 (1.27%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 6 (7.59%) Puppet
2 5 (6.33%) Kubernetes
3 4 (5.06%) logstash
4 2 (2.53%) Opscode Chef
5 1 (1.27%) Ansible
5 1 (1.27%) Core Impact
5 1 (1.27%) Failover Clustering
5 1 (1.27%) HP Fortify
5 1 (1.27%) Nessus
5 1 (1.27%) NetBackup
5 1 (1.27%) Nexpose
5 1 (1.27%) Nmap
5 1 (1.27%) Red Hat Spacewalk
5 1 (1.27%) WebInspect
Vendors
1 10 (12.66%) Microsoft
2 7 (8.86%) Oracle
2 7 (8.86%) VMware
3 6 (7.59%) Red Hat
4 5 (6.33%) SAP
5 2 (2.53%) Cisco
5 2 (2.53%) Zend
6 1 (1.27%) ATG
6 1 (1.27%) Atlassian
6 1 (1.27%) Google
6 1 (1.27%) IBM
6 1 (1.27%) Juniper
6 1 (1.27%) NetApp
6 1 (1.27%) Sitecore
6 1 (1.27%) Veritas
6 1 (1.27%) Xamarin
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