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 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
2 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
PHP
Rank 98 101 74
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -27
Contract jobs citing PHP 21 25 50
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.87% 1.01% 2.07%
As % of the Programming Languages category 3.60% 3.84% 6.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 16 24
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£313 £323 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.10% -16.77%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £239 £293 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £405 £356 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £325 £275
% change year-on-year
- +18.18%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.00 £33.78 £22.66
% change year-on-year
+15.47% +49.05%
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
583 651 737
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 24.04% 26.38% 30.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 357 310 309
Average daily rate £375 £370 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.35% +2.06%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £245 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £497 £475 £480
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 8 31
Average hourly rate £36.00 £30.25 £34.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+19.00% -11.02%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £34.00 £19.00 £16.89
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £40.00 £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £35.00 £33.50
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +4.47%

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 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 2 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 +11 11 £345 -1.42% 20
Slough -1 5 £240 -27.27%
Newbury - 1 £275 - 1
Windsor - 1 - -
PHP
South East

PHP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 2 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 48 (70.59%) HTML
2 39 (57.35%) CSS
3 35 (51.47%) JavaScript
4 26 (38.24%) MySQL
5 21 (30.88%) HTML5
6 19 (27.94%) Java
7 18 (26.47%) CSS3
8 15 (22.06%) Perl
8 15 (22.06%) Linux
9 14 (20.59%) LAMP
9 14 (20.59%) Ruby
10 13 (19.12%) Agile Software Development
10 13 (19.12%) jQuery
10 13 (19.12%) Git (software)
11 12 (17.65%) Python
11 12 (17.65%) SQL
12 11 (16.18%) .NET
12 11 (16.18%) Apache
12 11 (16.18%) Ajax
12 11 (16.18%) MVC
13 10 (14.71%) Subversion
13 10 (14.71%) CMS
13 10 (14.71%) Scrum
13 10 (14.71%) WordPress
14 9 (13.24%) Responsive Web Design
14 9 (13.24%) Oracle
15 8 (11.76%) SQL Server
15 8 (11.76%) Windows
15 8 (11.76%) Telecoms
15 8 (11.76%) Android

PHP
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 2 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 (16.18%) Apache
2 10 (14.71%) CMS
2 10 (14.71%) WordPress
3 6 (8.82%) WebLogic
4 4 (5.88%) Drupal
5 3 (4.41%) ExpressionEngine
5 3 (4.41%) Node.js
5 3 (4.41%) IIS
5 3 (4.41%) Tomcat
6 2 (2.94%) SharePoint
6 2 (2.94%) JBoss
6 2 (2.94%) SharePoint Server
7 1 (1.47%) nginx
7 1 (1.47%) Apache Solr
7 1 (1.47%) MediaWiki
7 1 (1.47%) Confluence
Applications
1 5 (7.35%) Photoshop
2 2 (2.94%) MS Office
2 2 (2.94%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 4 (5.88%) Magento
2 1 (1.47%) BigMachines
2 1 (1.47%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 3 (4.41%) SaaS
2 1 (1.47%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (1.47%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (1.47%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (8.82%) HTTP
1 6 (8.82%) TCP/IP
1 6 (8.82%) Internet
2 4 (5.88%) LAN
2 4 (5.88%) WAN
3 3 (4.41%) WLAN
3 3 (4.41%) SSL
4 2 (2.94%) DNS
4 2 (2.94%) SNMP
4 2 (2.94%) SSH
5 1 (1.47%) Wireshark
5 1 (1.47%) Network Security
5 1 (1.47%) PuTTY
5 1 (1.47%) Skype
5 1 (1.47%) VPN
5 1 (1.47%) LDAP
5 1 (1.47%) HTTPS
5 1 (1.47%) IPv6
5 1 (1.47%) OSPF
5 1 (1.47%) BGP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 26 (38.24%) MySQL
2 8 (11.76%) SQL Server
3 5 (7.35%) Relational Database
4 4 (5.88%) Oracle Database
5 3 (4.41%) PostgreSQL
6 2 (2.94%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 2 (2.94%) SQL Server 2005
6 2 (2.94%) SQL Server 2008
6 2 (2.94%) MongoDB
6 2 (2.94%) Redis
7 1 (1.47%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 13 (19.12%) Git (software)
2 10 (14.71%) Subversion
3 5 (7.35%) Grunt
4 4 (5.88%) Axure RP
4 4 (5.88%) Appcelerator Titanium
5 3 (4.41%) Selenium
5 3 (4.41%) Visual Studio
5 3 (4.41%) gulp
6 2 (2.94%) PHPUnit
6 2 (2.94%) Bower
6 2 (2.94%) VSS/SourceSafe
6 2 (2.94%) Team Foundation Server
7 1 (1.47%) WebDriver
7 1 (1.47%) Hudson
7 1 (1.47%) Jasmine
7 1 (1.47%) Bitbucket
7 1 (1.47%) Jenkins
7 1 (1.47%) LoadRunner
7 1 (1.47%) JMeter
7 1 (1.47%) Fiddler
General
1 8 (11.76%) Telecoms
2 6 (8.82%) Marketing
3 4 (5.88%) Games
3 4 (5.88%) Back Office
4 3 (4.41%) Pharmaceutical
4 3 (4.41%) Finance
5 1 (1.47%) Manufacturing
5 1 (1.47%) Retail
5 1 (1.47%) Front Office
5 1 (1.47%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 46 (67.65%) Developer
2 17 (25.00%) PHP Developer
3 11 (16.18%) Web Developer
4 9 (13.24%) Front-End Developer
5 5 (7.35%) Designer
6 4 (5.88%) Mobile Developer
6 4 (5.88%) DevOps Engineer
6 4 (5.88%) Front-End Web Developer
6 4 (5.88%) UX Designer
6 4 (5.88%) Junior
6 4 (5.88%) Junior Developer
6 4 (5.88%) Senior Developer
7 3 (4.41%) Programmer
7 3 (4.41%) Support Engineer
7 3 (4.41%) Software Developer
7 3 (4.41%) PHP Web Developer
7 3 (4.41%) Senior PHP Developer
8 2 (2.94%) Junior Software Developer
8 2 (2.94%) JavaScript Developer
8 2 (2.94%) Junior PHP Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 48 (70.59%) HTML
2 39 (57.35%) CSS
3 21 (30.88%) HTML5
4 18 (26.47%) CSS3
5 14 (20.59%) LAMP
6 13 (19.12%) jQuery
7 11 (16.18%) Ajax
7 11 (16.18%) .NET
8 6 (8.82%) Laravel
8 6 (8.82%) Sass
9 5 (7.35%) AngularJS
9 5 (7.35%) XML
9 5 (7.35%) Ruby on Rails
9 5 (7.35%) ASP.NET
10 4 (5.88%) XHTML
11 3 (4.41%) Ext JS
11 3 (4.41%) YUI
11 3 (4.41%) LINQ
11 3 (4.41%) WCF
11 3 (4.41%) Backbone.js
Miscellaneous
1 7 (10.29%) User Experience
2 6 (8.82%) Mobile App
3 4 (5.88%) Graphic Design
4 3 (4.41%) Digital Media
5 2 (2.94%) PKI
5 2 (2.94%) Private Cloud
6 1 (1.47%) Data Centre
6 1 (1.47%) Analytical Skills
6 1 (1.47%) Wiki
6 1 (1.47%) Client/Server
6 1 (1.47%) DTV
6 1 (1.47%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 15 (22.06%) Linux
2 8 (11.76%) Windows
2 8 (11.76%) Android
3 7 (10.29%) UNIX
4 4 (5.88%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 4 (5.88%) Apple iOS
5 2 (2.94%) Solaris
6 1 (1.47%) CentOS
6 1 (1.47%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (1.47%) Debian
6 1 (1.47%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (19.12%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (16.18%) MVC
3 10 (14.71%) Scrum
4 9 (13.24%) Responsive Web Design
5 7 (10.29%) Web Development
6 6 (8.82%) OO
6 6 (8.82%) Open Source
7 5 (7.35%) DevOps
7 5 (7.35%) OOP
7 5 (7.35%) TDD
8 4 (5.88%) Stakeholder Management
8 4 (5.88%) Information Architecture
8 4 (5.88%) Mobile Development
9 3 (4.41%) BDD
9 3 (4.41%) Web Application Development
9 3 (4.41%) Unit Testing
9 3 (4.41%) UML
9 3 (4.41%) ITIL
9 3 (4.41%) B2B
9 3 (4.41%) B2C
Programming Languages
1 35 (51.47%) JavaScript
2 19 (27.94%) Java
3 15 (22.06%) Perl
4 14 (20.59%) Ruby
5 12 (17.65%) Python
5 12 (17.65%) SQL
6 6 (8.82%) C#
7 5 (7.35%) VB
8 3 (4.41%) C++
8 3 (4.41%) T-SQL
8 3 (4.41%) PHP4
9 2 (2.94%) VBScript
9 2 (2.94%) VB.NET
10 1 (1.47%) Apex Code
10 1 (1.47%) Bash Shell
10 1 (1.47%) PHP5
Qualifications
1 1 (1.47%) PMP
1 1 (1.47%) PMI Certification
1 1 (1.47%) Degree
1 1 (1.47%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.94%) 21 CFR Part 11
2 1 (1.47%) QA
System Software
1 1 (1.47%) Samba
1 1 (1.47%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (1.47%) Postfix
1 1 (1.47%) XenServer
1 1 (1.47%) iptables
Systems Management
1 3 (4.41%) Puppet
1 3 (4.41%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (1.47%) Salt
2 1 (1.47%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 9 (13.24%) Oracle
2 7 (10.29%) Microsoft
3 4 (5.88%) Red Hat
3 4 (5.88%) Appcelerator
4 3 (4.41%) Zend
5 2 (2.94%) VMware
5 2 (2.94%) Sun
6 1 (1.47%) Citrix
6 1 (1.47%) Salesforce.com
6 1 (1.47%) Adobe
6 1 (1.47%) SAP
6 1 (1.47%) Siebel
6 1 (1.47%) Eloqua
6 1 (1.47%) Rackspace
Berkshire
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: £250 - £300 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Reading
Mason Frank
Posted: 20 days ago
Wokingham
Real Staffing
Rate: £400 - £430 per day + competitive
Posted: 22 days ago