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 19 September 2014 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
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
PHP
Rank 83 56 96
Rank change year-on-year
-27 +40
Contract jobs citing PHP 41 80 50
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 1.67% 3.10% 1.60%
As % of the Programming Languages category 6.35% 9.47% 6.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 24 59 20
Average daily rate
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£325 £325 £250
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +30.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £256 £225 £185
10% offered a daily rate of more than £395 £400 £353
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £288 £288
% change year-on-year
+13.04% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £16.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £28.00 £27.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +20.00%
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
646 845 819
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 26.32% 32.75% 26.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 342 416 333
Average daily rate £375 £350 £353
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -0.70%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £266 £225 £245
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 14 31
Average hourly rate £32.50 £36.00 £33.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-9.72% +9.09%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.38 £15.40 £20.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.25 £39.80 £38.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £32.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -7.14%

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 19 September 2014.

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 19 September 2014. 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 -3 14 £320 -8.57% 11
Maidenhead +4 12 £325 +8.33% 1
Slough -4 12 £298 -0.83% 1
Newbury 0 3 £363 +68.60% 1
Bracknell - 3 £325 -
Ascot - 2 £356 -
Windsor 0 1 £325 +22.64%
Hungerford -1 1 - - 1
Wokingham - - - -
Thatcham - - - -
PHP
South East

PHP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, 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 45 (67.16%) HTML
2 39 (58.21%) CSS
3 36 (53.73%) JavaScript
4 31 (46.27%) Linux
5 30 (44.78%) MySQL
6 23 (34.33%) LAMP
7 22 (32.84%) Agile Software Development
8 19 (28.36%) Apache
9 18 (26.87%) E-Commerce
10 17 (25.37%) jQuery
11 13 (19.40%) Ajax
11 13 (19.40%) Drupal
12 12 (17.91%) CMS
12 12 (17.91%) Open Source
13 11 (16.42%) MVC
13 11 (16.42%) Web Services
14 10 (14.93%) Scrum
14 10 (14.93%) Git (software)
15 9 (13.43%) XML
15 9 (13.43%) Windows
15 9 (13.43%) Internet
16 8 (11.94%) Red Hat
16 8 (11.94%) SOAP
16 8 (11.94%) .NET
16 8 (11.94%) SQL
16 8 (11.94%) Java
16 8 (11.94%) WordPress
16 8 (11.94%) Zend
16 8 (11.94%) HTML5
17 7 (10.45%) Bash Shell

PHP
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, 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 19 (28.36%) Apache
2 13 (19.40%) Drupal
3 12 (17.91%) CMS
4 8 (11.94%) WordPress
5 5 (7.46%) IIS
6 2 (2.99%) SharePoint
6 2 (2.99%) TYPO3
7 1 (1.49%) Confluence
7 1 (1.49%) Joomla!
7 1 (1.49%) Apache Solr
7 1 (1.49%) Moodle
7 1 (1.49%) nginx
Applications
1 3 (4.48%) Photoshop
2 2 (2.99%) MS Visio
2 2 (2.99%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (1.49%) Adobe Illustrator
Business Applications
1 3 (4.48%) Google Analytics
1 3 (4.48%) Magento
1 3 (4.48%) Oracle CRM
Cloud Services
1 3 (4.48%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (1.49%) SaaS
2 1 (1.49%) Amazon EC2
2 1 (1.49%) Amazon S3
2 1 (1.49%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 9 (13.43%) Internet
2 5 (7.46%) DNS
2 5 (7.46%) SSL
3 4 (5.97%) HTTP
4 3 (4.48%) HTTPS
4 3 (4.48%) FTP
4 3 (4.48%) TCP/IP
5 2 (2.99%) Intranet
6 1 (1.49%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 30 (44.78%) MySQL
2 5 (7.46%) SQL Server
3 3 (4.48%) Relational Database
4 1 (1.49%) MongoDB
4 1 (1.49%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 10 (14.93%) Git (software)
2 5 (7.46%) Bitbucket
2 5 (7.46%) Jenkins
2 5 (7.46%) Subversion
3 2 (2.99%) JIRA
4 1 (1.49%) FogBugz
4 1 (1.49%) Trac
4 1 (1.49%) Mercurial
4 1 (1.49%) Fiddler
4 1 (1.49%) Maven
4 1 (1.49%) Eclipse
4 1 (1.49%) Visual Studio
4 1 (1.49%) Ant
General
1 5 (7.46%) Marketing
2 4 (5.97%) Finance
3 2 (2.99%) Pharmaceutical
3 2 (2.99%) Games
3 2 (2.99%) Legal
4 1 (1.49%) Advertising
4 1 (1.49%) Telecoms
4 1 (1.49%) Retail
4 1 (1.49%) Billing
Job Titles
1 46 (68.66%) Developer
2 29 (43.28%) PHP Developer
3 13 (19.40%) Web Developer
4 8 (11.94%) PHP Web Developer
5 6 (8.96%) PHP Programmer
5 6 (8.96%) Senior Developer
5 6 (8.96%) Programmer
5 6 (8.96%) Front-End Developer
6 5 (7.46%) DevOps Engineer
6 5 (7.46%) WordPress Developer
6 5 (7.46%) Senior PHP Developer
7 4 (5.97%) Business Manager
8 3 (4.48%) PHP MySQL Developer
8 3 (4.48%) PHP LAMP Developer
8 3 (4.48%) Magento Developer
8 3 (4.48%) Web Engineer
8 3 (4.48%) Software Engineer
8 3 (4.48%) Web Programmer
8 3 (4.48%) Relationships Manager
9 2 (2.99%) Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 45 (67.16%) HTML
2 39 (58.21%) CSS
3 23 (34.33%) LAMP
4 17 (25.37%) jQuery
5 13 (19.40%) Ajax
6 11 (16.42%) Web Services
7 9 (13.43%) XML
8 8 (11.94%) SOAP
8 8 (11.94%) .NET
8 8 (11.94%) HTML5
9 7 (10.45%) REST
10 6 (8.96%) XHTML
10 6 (8.96%) CodeIgniter
10 6 (8.96%) CSS3
11 4 (5.97%) Flash
11 4 (5.97%) ASP.NET
11 4 (5.97%) Symfony
12 3 (4.48%) Laravel
13 2 (2.99%) RESTful
13 2 (2.99%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 12 (17.91%) Open Source
2 6 (8.96%) Digital Media
3 4 (5.97%) Graphic Design
3 4 (5.97%) Social Media
4 2 (2.99%) W3C
4 2 (2.99%) E-Learning
4 2 (2.99%) Management Information System
4 2 (2.99%) Smartphone
5 1 (1.49%) Mobile App
5 1 (1.49%) User Experience
5 1 (1.49%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (1.49%) Wiki
5 1 (1.49%) SCORM
5 1 (1.49%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 31 (46.27%) Linux
2 9 (13.43%) Windows
3 7 (10.45%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 6 (8.96%) Windows Server 2008
5 5 (7.46%) UNIX
6 4 (5.97%) Windows Server 2012
7 3 (4.48%) Apple iOS
7 3 (4.48%) Android
8 2 (2.99%) Windows Server 2003
8 2 (2.99%) Debian
9 1 (1.49%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (32.84%) Agile Software Development
2 18 (26.87%) E-Commerce
3 11 (16.42%) MVC
4 10 (14.93%) Scrum
5 7 (10.45%) DevOps
5 7 (10.45%) Continuous Integration
5 7 (10.45%) OO
6 6 (8.96%) ITIL
6 6 (8.96%) SEO
7 5 (7.46%) Performance Analysis
7 5 (7.46%) Web Development
7 5 (7.46%) Product Management
7 5 (7.46%) Identity Management
7 5 (7.46%) OOP
8 4 (5.97%) CRM
8 4 (5.97%) Software Engineering
8 4 (5.97%) DRM
8 4 (5.97%) Project Management
8 4 (5.97%) Analytics
9 3 (4.48%) Capacity Management
Programming Languages
1 36 (53.73%) JavaScript
2 8 (11.94%) SQL
2 8 (11.94%) Java
3 7 (10.45%) Bash Shell
4 5 (7.46%) PHP5
4 5 (7.46%) Python
5 4 (5.97%) C++
6 3 (4.48%) PowerShell
6 3 (4.48%) C#
7 2 (2.99%) C
7 2 (2.99%) Ruby
8 1 (1.49%) Korn
8 1 (1.49%) PHP4
8 1 (1.49%) ECMAScript
8 1 (1.49%) Shell Script
8 1 (1.49%) T-SQL
8 1 (1.49%) ActionScript
8 1 (1.49%) Perl
Qualifications
1 5 (7.46%) ITIL Certification
2 3 (4.48%) PMP
2 3 (4.48%) PMI Certification
3 2 (2.99%) Degree
4 1 (1.49%) MCTS
4 1 (1.49%) MCITP
4 1 (1.49%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (1.49%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.49%) QA
System Software
1 5 (7.46%) KVM
2 2 (2.99%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (2.99%) Xen
Systems Management
1 6 (8.96%) Opscode Chef
2 5 (7.46%) Puppet
2 5 (7.46%) Vagrant
3 2 (2.99%) Plesk
4 1 (1.49%) Cacti
4 1 (1.49%) Nagios
Vendors
1 8 (11.94%) Red Hat
1 8 (11.94%) Zend
2 3 (4.48%) Google
2 3 (4.48%) Microsoft
2 3 (4.48%) Salesforce.com
2 3 (4.48%) Oracle
3 2 (2.99%) VMware
4 1 (1.49%) Percona
4 1 (1.49%) Twitter
4 1 (1.49%) Rackspace
4 1 (1.49%) Akamai
4 1 (1.49%) Adobe
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Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: £150 - £200 per annum
Posted: 10 days ago
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Spectrum IT
Rate: £300 - £375 per day
Posted: 16 days ago