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 28 April 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
28 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
PHP
Rank 80 91 84
Rank change year-on-year
+11 -7
Contract jobs citing PHP 50 34 39
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 1.77% 1.26% 1.57%
As % of the Programming Languages category 6.45% 4.79% 4.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 25 26 15
Average daily rate
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£313 £300 £315
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.07% -4.68%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £193 £153
10% offered a daily rate of more than £410 £352 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £325 £275
% change year-on-year
-7.69% +18.18%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.20 £35.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
-13.71% +55.55%
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
775 710 799
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 27.47% 26.32% 32.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 473 379 303
Average daily rate £360 £338 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -6.89%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £216 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £438 £463
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £335 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.47% +3.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 18 16 80
Average hourly rate £36.00 £17.11 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+110.40% -51.11%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.50 £11.25 £17.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £32.50 £43.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.50 £36.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-2.73% +4.28%

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 28 April 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 28 April 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 +7 18 £325 +18.18% 16
Slough -2 13 £240 -27.27% 1
Newbury -4 4 £313 +25.00%
Bracknell - 1 - - 1
PHP
South East

PHP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 28 April 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 59 (68.60%) HTML
2 53 (61.63%) JavaScript
3 47 (54.65%) CSS
4 34 (39.53%) MySQL
5 27 (31.40%) Linux
6 26 (30.23%) HTML5
7 23 (26.74%) Agile Software Development
8 22 (25.58%) Java
9 21 (24.42%) jQuery
10 20 (23.26%) SQL
11 18 (20.93%) Python
12 17 (19.77%) Git (software)
13 16 (18.60%) CSS3
13 16 (18.60%) Apache
13 16 (18.60%) Oracle
13 16 (18.60%) MVC
14 15 (17.44%) Perl
14 15 (17.44%) Ruby
15 13 (15.12%) Subversion
15 13 (15.12%) LAMP
15 13 (15.12%) Scrum
16 12 (13.95%) Microsoft
16 12 (13.95%) Open Source
17 11 (12.79%) Laravel
17 11 (12.79%) WordPress
18 10 (11.63%) Ajax
18 10 (11.63%) .NET
18 10 (11.63%) UNIX
18 10 (11.63%) Windows
19 9 (10.47%) WebLogic

PHP
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 28 April 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 16 (18.60%) Apache
2 11 (12.79%) WordPress
3 9 (10.47%) WebLogic
3 9 (10.47%) CMS
3 9 (10.47%) Drupal
4 6 (6.98%) Tomcat
4 6 (6.98%) SharePoint
5 5 (5.81%) JBoss
6 4 (4.65%) Node.js
7 3 (3.49%) SharePoint Server
7 3 (3.49%) IIS
8 2 (2.33%) Apache Solr
8 2 (2.33%) ExpressionEngine
9 1 (1.16%) Confluence
9 1 (1.16%) nginx
9 1 (1.16%) MediaWiki
Applications
1 8 (9.30%) Photoshop
2 4 (4.65%) MS Office
2 4 (4.65%) MS Excel
3 3 (3.49%) Adobe Illustrator
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.33%) SaaS
2 1 (1.16%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (1.16%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 9 (10.47%) TCP/IP
2 7 (8.14%) HTTP
3 6 (6.98%) Internet
4 5 (5.81%) SSL
5 3 (3.49%) LAN
5 3 (3.49%) SSH
5 3 (3.49%) WAN
6 2 (2.33%) WLAN
6 2 (2.33%) DNS
7 1 (1.16%) HTTPS
7 1 (1.16%) IPv6
7 1 (1.16%) OSPF
7 1 (1.16%) BGP
7 1 (1.16%) EIGRP
7 1 (1.16%) Firewall
7 1 (1.16%) IPsec
7 1 (1.16%) LDAP
7 1 (1.16%) PBX
7 1 (1.16%) VoIP
7 1 (1.16%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 34 (39.53%) MySQL
2 8 (9.30%) SQL Server
2 8 (9.30%) Oracle Database
3 5 (5.81%) Relational Database
4 3 (3.49%) PostgreSQL
5 2 (2.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 2 (2.33%) SQL Server 2005
5 2 (2.33%) Oracle Database 11g
5 2 (2.33%) SQL Server 2008
5 2 (2.33%) Hadoop
5 2 (2.33%) MongoDB
5 2 (2.33%) Redis
Development Applications
1 17 (19.77%) Git (software)
2 13 (15.12%) Subversion
3 6 (6.98%) Grunt
4 4 (4.65%) Appcelerator Titanium
4 4 (4.65%) Selenium
4 4 (4.65%) Axure RP
5 3 (3.49%) PHPUnit
5 3 (3.49%) Visual Studio
5 3 (3.49%) Dreamweaver
6 2 (2.33%) VSS/SourceSafe
6 2 (2.33%) JIRA
6 2 (2.33%) Hudson
6 2 (2.33%) Team Foundation Server
6 2 (2.33%) Jenkins
7 1 (1.16%) Jasmine
7 1 (1.16%) Bitbucket
7 1 (1.16%) Bower
7 1 (1.16%) Mercurial
7 1 (1.16%) WebDriver
7 1 (1.16%) LoadRunner
General
1 8 (9.30%) Marketing
2 5 (5.81%) Finance
3 4 (4.65%) Games
3 4 (4.65%) Back Office
3 4 (4.65%) Telecoms
4 2 (2.33%) Pharmaceutical
5 1 (1.16%) Financial Institution
5 1 (1.16%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 58 (67.44%) Developer
2 25 (29.07%) PHP Developer
3 16 (18.60%) Web Developer
4 8 (9.30%) Junior Developer
4 8 (9.30%) Junior
5 6 (6.98%) Front-End Developer
6 5 (5.81%) DevOps Engineer
6 5 (5.81%) PHP Web Developer
6 5 (5.81%) Senior Developer
7 4 (4.65%) Support Engineer
7 4 (4.65%) Junior PHP Developer
7 4 (4.65%) Junior Web Developer
7 4 (4.65%) WordPress Developer
7 4 (4.65%) Mobile Developer
7 4 (4.65%) UX Designer
7 4 (4.65%) Designer
8 3 (3.49%) Drupal Developer
8 3 (3.49%) Senior PHP Developer
8 3 (3.49%) Software Developer
9 2 (2.33%) Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 59 (68.60%) HTML
2 47 (54.65%) CSS
3 26 (30.23%) HTML5
4 21 (24.42%) jQuery
5 16 (18.60%) CSS3
6 13 (15.12%) LAMP
7 11 (12.79%) Laravel
8 10 (11.63%) Ajax
8 10 (11.63%) .NET
9 8 (9.30%) XML
9 8 (9.30%) Sass
10 5 (5.81%) AngularJS
10 5 (5.81%) Middleware
10 5 (5.81%) J2EE
10 5 (5.81%) ASP.NET
11 4 (4.65%) XHTML
11 4 (4.65%) Ruby on Rails
11 4 (4.65%) REST
11 4 (4.65%) Application Packaging
11 4 (4.65%) Symfony
Miscellaneous
1 12 (13.95%) Open Source
2 7 (8.14%) Mobile App
3 5 (5.81%) User Experience
4 4 (4.65%) PKI
4 4 (4.65%) Graphic Design
5 3 (3.49%) Digital Media
5 3 (3.49%) E-Learning
5 3 (3.49%) Private Cloud
6 2 (2.33%) Analytical Skills
6 2 (2.33%) Computer Science
7 1 (1.16%) Wiki
7 1 (1.16%) Client/Server
7 1 (1.16%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 27 (31.40%) Linux
2 10 (11.63%) UNIX
2 10 (11.63%) Windows
3 9 (10.47%) Android
4 8 (9.30%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 5 (5.81%) Apple iOS
6 4 (4.65%) Solaris
7 1 (1.16%) CentOS
7 1 (1.16%) Windows Server 2003
7 1 (1.16%) Debian
7 1 (1.16%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (26.74%) Agile Software Development
2 16 (18.60%) MVC
3 13 (15.12%) Scrum
4 8 (9.30%) Web Development
4 8 (9.30%) OO
4 8 (9.30%) Responsive Web Design
5 7 (8.14%) DevOps
5 7 (8.14%) OOP
6 5 (5.81%) TDD
6 5 (5.81%) Unit Testing
7 4 (4.65%) Continuous Integration
7 4 (4.65%) Release Management
7 4 (4.65%) UML
7 4 (4.65%) Migration
7 4 (4.65%) Stakeholder Management
7 4 (4.65%) Information Architecture
7 4 (4.65%) Mobile Development
8 3 (3.49%) OO PHP
8 3 (3.49%) BDD
8 3 (3.49%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 53 (61.63%) JavaScript
2 22 (25.58%) Java
3 20 (23.26%) SQL
4 18 (20.93%) Python
5 15 (17.44%) Ruby
5 15 (17.44%) Perl
6 6 (6.98%) C#
7 5 (5.81%) C++
8 4 (4.65%) VB
9 3 (3.49%) PHP5
9 3 (3.49%) T-SQL
10 2 (2.33%) VBScript
10 2 (2.33%) C
10 2 (2.33%) Erlang
10 2 (2.33%) VB.NET
10 2 (2.33%) VBA
11 1 (1.16%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 3 (3.49%) Degree
2 1 (1.16%) Security Cleared
2 1 (1.16%) PMP
2 1 (1.16%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.33%) 21 CFR Part 11
2 1 (1.16%) QA
System Software
1 1 (1.16%) Samba
1 1 (1.16%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (1.16%) Postfix
1 1 (1.16%) XenServer
1 1 (1.16%) iptables
Systems Management
1 4 (4.65%) Opscode Chef
2 3 (3.49%) Puppet
3 1 (1.16%) ZABBIX
3 1 (1.16%) Salt
Vendors
1 16 (18.60%) Oracle
2 12 (13.95%) Microsoft
3 8 (9.30%) Red Hat
4 4 (4.65%) Zend
4 4 (4.65%) Appcelerator
4 4 (4.65%) Sun
5 2 (2.33%) VMware
6 1 (1.16%) Rackspace
6 1 (1.16%) Citrix
6 1 (1.16%) Adobe
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