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 July 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
30 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
PHP
Rank 108 100 73
Rank change year-on-year
-8 -27
Contract jobs citing PHP 12 26 54
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.47% 1.04% 2.21%
As % of the Programming Languages category 1.96% 4.13% 7.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 12 28
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£250 £300 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-16.66% -22.58%
UK excluding London average daily rate £318 £325 £275
% change year-on-year
-2.30% +18.18%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 1
Average hourly rate £25.00 - £16.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £31.00 £22.66
% change year-on-year
-19.35% +36.80%
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
611 630 757
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 23.81% 25.15% 30.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 364 293 336
Average daily rate £375 £375 £370
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +1.35%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £355 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+1.42% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 11 20
Average hourly rate £36.00 £40.00 £27.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.00% +45.45%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.50 £15.25 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £44.50 £36.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.75 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+7.85% -

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 30 July 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 30 July 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 -8 5 £325 +8.33% 15
Slough -7 3 £256 -14.58%
Newbury - 2 £263 -
Maidenhead 0 1 £250 -16.66% 1
Windsor - 1 - -
PHP
South East

PHP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 30 July 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 44 (69.84%) HTML
2 35 (55.56%) CSS
3 30 (47.62%) JavaScript
4 25 (39.68%) MySQL
5 21 (33.33%) HTML5
6 18 (28.57%) Java
7 17 (26.98%) CSS3
8 16 (25.40%) Linux
9 14 (22.22%) Perl
9 14 (22.22%) Ruby
10 13 (20.63%) LAMP
11 12 (19.05%) Agile Software Development
12 11 (17.46%) Apache
12 11 (17.46%) Python
13 10 (15.87%) SQL
13 10 (15.87%) .NET
13 10 (15.87%) Ajax
13 10 (15.87%) jQuery
13 10 (15.87%) Git (software)
14 9 (14.29%) MVC
14 9 (14.29%) Scrum
14 9 (14.29%) Subversion
14 9 (14.29%) CMS
14 9 (14.29%) Oracle
14 9 (14.29%) Windows
15 8 (12.70%) SQL Server
15 8 (12.70%) Telecoms
15 8 (12.70%) Responsive Web Design
15 8 (12.70%) WordPress
15 8 (12.70%) Android

PHP
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 30 July 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 11 (17.46%) Apache
2 9 (14.29%) CMS
3 8 (12.70%) WordPress
4 6 (9.52%) WebLogic
5 3 (4.76%) IIS
5 3 (4.76%) Tomcat
5 3 (4.76%) Node.js
5 3 (4.76%) Drupal
6 2 (3.17%) ExpressionEngine
6 2 (3.17%) SharePoint
6 2 (3.17%) JBoss
6 2 (3.17%) SharePoint Server
7 1 (1.59%) nginx
7 1 (1.59%) Confluence
7 1 (1.59%) MediaWiki
Applications
1 5 (7.94%) Photoshop
2 2 (3.17%) MS Office
2 2 (3.17%) MS Excel
3 1 (1.59%) Adobe Illustrator
Business Applications
1 5 (7.94%) Magento
2 1 (1.59%) BigMachines
2 1 (1.59%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 3 (4.76%) SaaS
2 1 (1.59%) GitHub
2 1 (1.59%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (1.59%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (1.59%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (9.52%) TCP/IP
1 6 (9.52%) HTTP
1 6 (9.52%) Internet
2 4 (6.35%) LAN
2 4 (6.35%) WAN
3 3 (4.76%) WLAN
3 3 (4.76%) SSL
4 2 (3.17%) SNMP
4 2 (3.17%) SSH
5 1 (1.59%) Wireshark
5 1 (1.59%) Network Security
5 1 (1.59%) PuTTY
5 1 (1.59%) Skype
5 1 (1.59%) IPv6
5 1 (1.59%) OSPF
5 1 (1.59%) BGP
5 1 (1.59%) EIGRP
5 1 (1.59%) Firewall
5 1 (1.59%) IPsec
5 1 (1.59%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 25 (39.68%) MySQL
2 8 (12.70%) SQL Server
3 4 (6.35%) Oracle Database
3 4 (6.35%) Relational Database
4 3 (4.76%) PostgreSQL
5 2 (3.17%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 2 (3.17%) SQL Server 2005
5 2 (3.17%) SQL Server 2008
5 2 (3.17%) Redis
6 1 (1.59%) Hadoop
6 1 (1.59%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 10 (15.87%) Git (software)
2 9 (14.29%) Subversion
3 5 (7.94%) Grunt
4 4 (6.35%) Appcelerator Titanium
5 3 (4.76%) Axure RP
5 3 (4.76%) Visual Studio
5 3 (4.76%) gulp
6 2 (3.17%) PHPUnit
6 2 (3.17%) VSS/SourceSafe
6 2 (3.17%) Selenium
6 2 (3.17%) Team Foundation Server
6 2 (3.17%) Bower
7 1 (1.59%) Jasmine
7 1 (1.59%) Jenkins
7 1 (1.59%) WebDriver
7 1 (1.59%) Hudson
7 1 (1.59%) Fiddler
7 1 (1.59%) JIRA
7 1 (1.59%) Oracle APEX
7 1 (1.59%) LoadRunner
General
1 8 (12.70%) Telecoms
2 5 (7.94%) Marketing
3 4 (6.35%) Back Office
4 3 (4.76%) Pharmaceutical
4 3 (4.76%) Finance
4 3 (4.76%) Games
5 1 (1.59%) Retail
5 1 (1.59%) Manufacturing
5 1 (1.59%) Front Office
5 1 (1.59%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 42 (66.67%) Developer
2 14 (22.22%) PHP Developer
3 10 (15.87%) Web Developer
4 8 (12.70%) Front-End Developer
5 4 (6.35%) Mobile Developer
5 4 (6.35%) Designer
6 3 (4.76%) DevOps Engineer
6 3 (4.76%) Magento Developer
6 3 (4.76%) Junior
6 3 (4.76%) Full Stack Developer
6 3 (4.76%) Front-End Web Developer
6 3 (4.76%) UX Designer
6 3 (4.76%) Senior PHP Developer
6 3 (4.76%) Software Developer
6 3 (4.76%) Senior Developer
6 3 (4.76%) Junior Developer
6 3 (4.76%) Support Engineer
7 2 (3.17%) Programmer
7 2 (3.17%) Junior Software Developer
7 2 (3.17%) PHP Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 44 (69.84%) HTML
2 35 (55.56%) CSS
3 21 (33.33%) HTML5
4 17 (26.98%) CSS3
5 13 (20.63%) LAMP
6 10 (15.87%) Ajax
6 10 (15.87%) .NET
6 10 (15.87%) jQuery
7 6 (9.52%) XML
7 6 (9.52%) Laravel
7 6 (9.52%) Sass
8 5 (7.94%) Ruby on Rails
8 5 (7.94%) ASP.NET
9 4 (6.35%) XHTML
9 4 (6.35%) AngularJS
10 3 (4.76%) REST
10 3 (4.76%) WCF
10 3 (4.76%) LINQ
11 2 (3.17%) YUI
11 2 (3.17%) Managed Extensibility Framework
Miscellaneous
1 6 (9.52%) Mobile App
1 6 (9.52%) User Experience
2 3 (4.76%) Digital Media
2 3 (4.76%) Graphic Design
3 2 (3.17%) PKI
3 2 (3.17%) Private Cloud
3 2 (3.17%) Data Centre
4 1 (1.59%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (1.59%) Wiki
4 1 (1.59%) Client/Server
4 1 (1.59%) DTV
4 1 (1.59%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 16 (25.40%) Linux
2 9 (14.29%) Windows
3 8 (12.70%) Android
4 7 (11.11%) UNIX
5 4 (6.35%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 4 (6.35%) Apple iOS
6 2 (3.17%) Solaris
7 1 (1.59%) Windows Server 2008
7 1 (1.59%) CentOS
7 1 (1.59%) Windows Server 2003
7 1 (1.59%) SUSE
7 1 (1.59%) Debian
7 1 (1.59%) Ubuntu
7 1 (1.59%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (19.05%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (14.29%) Scrum
2 9 (14.29%) MVC
3 8 (12.70%) Responsive Web Design
4 6 (9.52%) Web Development
5 5 (7.94%) OOP
5 5 (7.94%) OO
5 5 (7.94%) Open Source
6 4 (6.35%) DevOps
6 4 (6.35%) Mobile Development
6 4 (6.35%) TDD
7 3 (4.76%) B2B
7 3 (4.76%) B2C
7 3 (4.76%) UML
7 3 (4.76%) Stakeholder Management
7 3 (4.76%) ITIL
7 3 (4.76%) Web Application Development
7 3 (4.76%) Information Architecture
7 3 (4.76%) BDD
8 2 (3.17%) Dependency Injection
Programming Languages
1 30 (47.62%) JavaScript
2 18 (28.57%) Java
3 14 (22.22%) Ruby
3 14 (22.22%) Perl
4 11 (17.46%) Python
5 10 (15.87%) SQL
6 6 (9.52%) C#
7 5 (7.94%) VB
8 3 (4.76%) C++
8 3 (4.76%) T-SQL
8 3 (4.76%) PHP4
9 2 (3.17%) Bash Shell
9 2 (3.17%) PHP5
9 2 (3.17%) VBScript
9 2 (3.17%) VB.NET
10 1 (1.59%) Apex Code
Qualifications
1 1 (1.59%) PMP
1 1 (1.59%) PMI Certification
1 1 (1.59%) Degree
1 1 (1.59%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.17%) 21 CFR Part 11
2 1 (1.59%) QA
System Software
1 1 (1.59%) Samba
1 1 (1.59%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (1.59%) Postfix
1 1 (1.59%) XenServer
1 1 (1.59%) iptables
Systems Management
1 3 (4.76%) Opscode Chef
2 2 (3.17%) Puppet
3 1 (1.59%) HP UCMDB
3 1 (1.59%) ZABBIX
3 1 (1.59%) HP Operations Orchestration
3 1 (1.59%) Salt
Vendors
1 9 (14.29%) Oracle
2 7 (11.11%) Microsoft
3 5 (7.94%) Red Hat
4 4 (6.35%) Appcelerator
5 2 (3.17%) VMware
5 2 (3.17%) Zend
5 2 (3.17%) Sun
6 1 (1.59%) HP
6 1 (1.59%) Citrix
6 1 (1.59%) Salesforce.com
6 1 (1.59%) SAP
6 1 (1.59%) Siebel
6 1 (1.59%) Eloqua
6 1 (1.59%) Rackspace
Reading, Berkshire
Mason Frank International
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