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 June 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
25 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
PHP
Rank 82 87 101
Rank change year-on-year
+5 +14
Contract jobs citing PHP 37 26 26
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 1.59% 1.06% 1.04%
As % of the Programming Languages category 6.10% 4.42% 3.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 18 17
Median daily rate £375 £295 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+27.11% -9.23%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £240 £272
10% offered a daily rate of more than £470 £385 £354
UK excluding London median daily rate £330 £325 £330
% change year-on-year
+1.53% -1.51%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Median hourly rate £9.00 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.50 £39.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
-60.25% +14.70%
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
607 588 678
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 26.11% 23.90% 27.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 356 362 322
Median daily rate £400 £375 £356
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +5.26%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £250 £236
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 19 13 8
Median hourly rate £12.50 £36.00 £36.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-65.27% -0.68%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.00 £34.00 £16.83
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £45.00 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £37.00 £35.50
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +4.22%

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 June 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
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 June 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 -1 13 £375 +10.29% 15
Maidenhead - 12 £425 - 4
Slough 0 2 £350 +42.85% 1
Newbury -2 2 - -
Windsor +3 1 £300 - 1
PHP
South East

PHP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 25 June 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 38 (64.41%) JavaScript
2 31 (52.54%) CSS
3 26 (44.07%) HTML
4 24 (40.68%) Web Development
5 19 (32.20%) Java
6 18 (30.51%) Scrum
6 18 (30.51%) Agile Software Development
6 18 (30.51%) REST
7 17 (28.81%) Linux
8 15 (25.42%) .NET
8 15 (25.42%) HTTP
9 14 (23.73%) C#
9 14 (23.73%) Python
10 13 (22.03%) ASP.NET
10 13 (22.03%) MySQL
10 13 (22.03%) RDBMS
10 13 (22.03%) MVC
10 13 (22.03%) Relational Database
10 13 (22.03%) jQuery
11 12 (20.34%) XML
11 12 (20.34%) Windows
12 11 (18.64%) Visual Studio
12 11 (18.64%) WordPress
12 11 (18.64%) Git (software)
12 11 (18.64%) Drupal
12 11 (18.64%) Microsoft Azure
12 11 (18.64%) HTML5
13 10 (16.95%) CSS3
13 10 (16.95%) IIS
14 9 (15.25%) SQL

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 11 (18.64%) Drupal
1 11 (18.64%) WordPress
2 10 (16.95%) IIS
3 7 (11.86%) Joomla!
4 5 (8.47%) Apache
4 5 (8.47%) CMS
5 3 (5.08%) Elasticsearch
6 2 (3.39%) Sitecore CMS
7 1 (1.69%) MODX
7 1 (1.69%) MS Exchange
7 1 (1.69%) nginx
7 1 (1.69%) OpenStack
7 1 (1.69%) Umbraco
7 1 (1.69%) WebLogic
7 1 (1.69%) WebSphere
7 1 (1.69%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 2 (3.39%) GIMP
1 2 (3.39%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 4 (6.78%) Magento
2 1 (1.69%) Shopify
Cloud Services
1 11 (18.64%) Microsoft Azure
2 9 (15.25%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (1.69%) Amazon EC2
3 1 (1.69%) Amazon ELB
3 1 (1.69%) Amazon S3
3 1 (1.69%) Bluemix
3 1 (1.69%) CloudBees
3 1 (1.69%) GitHub
3 1 (1.69%) IaaS
3 1 (1.69%) Office 365
3 1 (1.69%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 15 (25.42%) HTTP
2 7 (11.86%) DNS
3 5 (8.47%) Internet
3 5 (8.47%) Network Security
3 5 (8.47%) SSL
3 5 (8.47%) Wireshark
4 2 (3.39%) NAS
4 2 (3.39%) SAN
4 2 (3.39%) SNMP
5 1 (1.69%) Asterisk PBX
5 1 (1.69%) Cisco Nexus
5 1 (1.69%) DHCP
5 1 (1.69%) Fibre Channel
5 1 (1.69%) Firewall
5 1 (1.69%) iSCSI
5 1 (1.69%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (22.03%) MySQL
1 13 (22.03%) RDBMS
1 13 (22.03%) Relational Database
2 6 (10.17%) Neo4j
2 6 (10.17%) SQL Server
3 5 (8.47%) Amazon DynamoDB
3 5 (8.47%) Apache Cassandra
3 5 (8.47%) OrientDB
4 3 (5.08%) MongoDB
4 3 (5.08%) PostgreSQL
4 3 (5.08%) Redis
5 1 (1.69%) NoSQL
5 1 (1.69%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 11 (18.64%) Git (software)
1 11 (18.64%) Visual Studio
2 7 (11.86%) Jenkins
3 5 (8.47%) Fiddler
4 4 (6.78%) Bitbucket
5 2 (3.39%) Vagrant
6 1 (1.69%) Cucumber
6 1 (1.69%) PHPUnit
6 1 (1.69%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 7 (11.86%) Marketing
2 4 (6.78%) German Language
3 3 (5.08%) Publishing
4 2 (3.39%) Finance
5 1 (1.69%) Aerospace
5 1 (1.69%) Retail
5 1 (1.69%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 31 (52.54%) Developer
2 11 (18.64%) Web Developer
3 8 (13.56%) Support Engineer
4 6 (10.17%) Administrator
4 6 (10.17%) DevOps Engineer
4 6 (10.17%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
4 6 (10.17%) PHP Developer
5 5 (8.47%) Architect
5 5 (8.47%) DBA
6 4 (6.78%) Full Stack Developer
7 3 (5.08%) Azure Engineer
7 3 (5.08%) E-Commerce Developer
7 3 (5.08%) Escalation Engineer
7 3 (5.08%) Full Stack Web Developer
7 3 (5.08%) Graduate Developer
7 3 (5.08%) Linux DevOps Engineer
7 3 (5.08%) Linux/Unix DevOps
7 3 (5.08%) Magento Developer
7 3 (5.08%) Senior Developer
7 3 (5.08%) Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 31 (52.54%) CSS
2 26 (44.07%) HTML
3 18 (30.51%) REST
4 15 (25.42%) .NET
5 13 (22.03%) ASP.NET
5 13 (22.03%) jQuery
6 12 (20.34%) XML
7 11 (18.64%) HTML5
8 10 (16.95%) CSS3
9 9 (15.25%) LAMP
10 7 (11.86%) ASP.NET MVC
10 7 (11.86%) Node.js
11 6 (10.17%) .NET Framework
12 5 (8.47%) Ajax
12 5 (8.47%) AngularJS
12 5 (8.47%) FastCGI
12 5 (8.47%) LINQ
12 5 (8.47%) WCF
12 5 (8.47%) Windows Identity Foundation
12 5 (8.47%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 9 (15.25%) User Experience
2 7 (11.86%) Digital Media
3 5 (8.47%) Animation
3 5 (8.47%) Client/Server
4 2 (3.39%) Smart Meter
4 2 (3.39%) Statistics
4 2 (3.39%) Visualisation
5 1 (1.69%) Clustering
5 1 (1.69%) Computer Science
5 1 (1.69%) Data Centre
5 1 (1.69%) Graphic Design
5 1 (1.69%) Replication
5 1 (1.69%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 17 (28.81%) Linux
2 12 (20.34%) Windows
3 2 (3.39%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 2 (3.39%) Unix
3 2 (3.39%) Windows Server
3 2 (3.39%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (1.69%) AIX
4 1 (1.69%) CentOS
4 1 (1.69%) Debian
4 1 (1.69%) Fedora
4 1 (1.69%) Solaris
4 1 (1.69%) Ubuntu
4 1 (1.69%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (1.69%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (40.68%) Web Development
2 18 (30.51%) Agile Software Development
2 18 (30.51%) Scrum
3 13 (22.03%) MVC
4 7 (11.86%) ITIL
5 6 (10.17%) Continuous Integration
5 6 (10.17%) CRM
5 6 (10.17%) DevOps
5 6 (10.17%) E-Commerce
5 6 (10.17%) ETL
5 6 (10.17%) Front End Development
5 6 (10.17%) Software Engineering
6 5 (8.47%) ERP
6 5 (8.47%) Migration
6 5 (8.47%) TDD
7 4 (6.78%) Open Source
7 4 (6.78%) Performance Analysis
8 3 (5.08%) BDD
8 3 (5.08%) Customer Engagement
8 3 (5.08%) Responsive Web Design
Programming Languages
1 38 (64.41%) JavaScript
2 19 (32.20%) Java
3 14 (23.73%) C#
3 14 (23.73%) Python
4 9 (15.25%) SQL
5 8 (13.56%) Ruby
6 6 (10.17%) VB.NET
7 5 (8.47%) Bash Shell
7 5 (8.47%) T-SQL
7 5 (8.47%) VB
7 5 (8.47%) VB6
8 2 (3.39%) C
8 2 (3.39%) C++
9 1 (1.69%) Perl
Qualifications
1 4 (6.78%) Degree
2 3 (5.08%) MCITP
2 3 (5.08%) MCTS
2 3 (5.08%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (3.39%) ITIL Certification
3 2 (3.39%) SC Cleared
3 2 (3.39%) Security Cleared
4 1 (1.69%) ISEB
4 1 (1.69%) ISTQB
System Software
1 4 (6.78%) KVM
2 3 (5.08%) Docker
2 3 (5.08%) RHEV
3 2 (3.39%) Active Directory
3 2 (3.39%) oVirt
3 2 (3.39%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (1.69%) NFS
4 1 (1.69%) Oracle RAC
4 1 (1.69%) Postfix
4 1 (1.69%) qmail
4 1 (1.69%) Sendmail
4 1 (1.69%) Varnish
4 1 (1.69%) vSphere
4 1 (1.69%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 7 (11.86%) Puppet
2 3 (5.08%) logstash
3 2 (3.39%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (1.69%) Ansible
4 1 (1.69%) Backup Exec
4 1 (1.69%) Bacula
4 1 (1.69%) Cacti
4 1 (1.69%) Control-M
4 1 (1.69%) cPanel
4 1 (1.69%) Grafana
4 1 (1.69%) Graphite
4 1 (1.69%) Kibana
4 1 (1.69%) NetBackup
4 1 (1.69%) Plesk
4 1 (1.69%) Red Hat Satellite
4 1 (1.69%) Red Hat Spacewalk
4 1 (1.69%) Salt
4 1 (1.69%) SCOM
4 1 (1.69%) Tivoli Storage Manager
4 1 (1.69%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 8 (13.56%) Microsoft
2 5 (8.47%) Oracle
3 3 (5.08%) VMware
4 2 (3.39%) Citrix
4 2 (3.39%) IBM
4 2 (3.39%) NetApp
4 2 (3.39%) Red Hat
4 2 (3.39%) Sitecore
5 1 (1.69%) ATG
5 1 (1.69%) Cisco
5 1 (1.69%) CommVault
5 1 (1.69%) Hitachi
5 1 (1.69%) HP
5 1 (1.69%) Juniper
5 1 (1.69%) Rackspace
5 1 (1.69%) Symantec