The first table below looks at the demand for PHP5 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 PHP5 over the 3 months to 28 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Programming Languages category for the Berkshire region.

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 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
PHP 5
Rank 119 124 131
Rank change year-on-year
+5 +7
Contract jobs citing PHP5 2 2 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.080% 0.082% 0.19%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.32% 0.26% 0.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 2 6
Average daily rate
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£350 £250 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+40.00% -16.66%
UK excluding London average daily rate £310 £275 £275
% change year-on-year
+12.72% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £32.00
Programming Languages Category
Berkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
630 757 782
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 25.15% 30.95% 24.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 293 336 385
Average daily rate £375 £370 £335
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.35% +10.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £220 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £475 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 20 27
Average hourly rate £40.00 £27.50 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+45.45% -21.42%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.25 £13.00 £25.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.50 £36.00 £43.40
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £35.00
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PHP5
Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing PHP5 across the Berkshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Programming Languages category.

PHP5 Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

PHP5
Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing PHP5 across the Berkshire region.

PHP5 Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

PHP5
Hourly Rate Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing PHP5 across the Berkshire region.

PHP5 Hourly Rate Trend in Berkshire

PHP5
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 PHP5 within the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 28 July 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
Ascot - - - -
Bracknell - - - - 2
Reading - - - -
Wokingham - - - -
PHP5
South East

PHP5
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 28 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Berkshire region citing PHP5 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 PHP5.

1 10 (100.00%) PHP
2 9 (90.00%) JavaScript
2 9 (90.00%) Ajax
3 8 (80.00%) Scrum
4 7 (70.00%) MySQL
5 6 (60.00%) CSS
5 6 (60.00%) HTML
5 6 (60.00%) OOP
5 6 (60.00%) OO
6 5 (50.00%) MVC
6 5 (50.00%) E-Commerce
6 5 (50.00%) TDD
7 4 (40.00%) Linux
7 4 (40.00%) Zend
7 4 (40.00%) Continuous Integration
7 4 (40.00%) Git (software)
8 3 (30.00%) Agile Software Development
8 3 (30.00%) BDD
8 3 (30.00%) REST
8 3 (30.00%) Behat
8 3 (30.00%) jQuery
8 3 (30.00%) Drupal
8 3 (30.00%) Apache
8 3 (30.00%) OO PHP
9 2 (20.00%) Vagrant
9 2 (20.00%) Opscode Chef
9 2 (20.00%) XHTML
9 2 (20.00%) XML
9 2 (20.00%) SQL
9 2 (20.00%) LAMP

PHP5
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 28 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Berkshire region citing PHP5 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 PHP5. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 3 (30.00%) Apache
1 3 (30.00%) Drupal
2 1 (10.00%) Apache Solr
Business Applications
1 1 (10.00%) Magento
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (70.00%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 4 (40.00%) Git (software)
2 3 (30.00%) Behat
3 2 (20.00%) Bitbucket
3 2 (20.00%) Jenkins
3 2 (20.00%) PHPUnit
4 1 (10.00%) FogBugz
4 1 (10.00%) Trac
4 1 (10.00%) Mercurial
4 1 (10.00%) Subversion
4 1 (10.00%) JIRA
4 1 (10.00%) Selenium
General
1 1 (10.00%) Telecoms
1 1 (10.00%) Advertising
1 1 (10.00%) Retail
1 1 (10.00%) Billing
Job Titles
1 9 (90.00%) Developer
2 7 (70.00%) PHP Developer
3 2 (20.00%) Drupal Developer
3 2 (20.00%) PHP Drupal Developer
4 1 (10.00%) PHP MySQL Developer
4 1 (10.00%) PHP LAMP Developer
4 1 (10.00%) PHP Zend Developer
4 1 (10.00%) Web Developer
4 1 (10.00%) Consultant
4 1 (10.00%) Applications Developer
4 1 (10.00%) Senior Developer
4 1 (10.00%) Senior Applications Developer
4 1 (10.00%) PHP Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (90.00%) Ajax
2 6 (60.00%) HTML
2 6 (60.00%) CSS
3 3 (30.00%) jQuery
3 3 (30.00%) REST
4 2 (20.00%) RESTful
4 2 (20.00%) JSON
4 2 (20.00%) Zend Framework
4 2 (20.00%) XML
4 2 (20.00%) XHTML
4 2 (20.00%) LAMP
5 1 (10.00%) Lucene
5 1 (10.00%) ODBC
5 1 (10.00%) SOAP
5 1 (10.00%) Web Services
5 1 (10.00%) CodeIgniter
5 1 (10.00%) YUI
5 1 (10.00%) Symfony
5 1 (10.00%) Sphinx
Miscellaneous
1 1 (10.00%) W3C
1 1 (10.00%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 4 (40.00%) Linux
2 1 (10.00%) UNIX
2 1 (10.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (80.00%) Scrum
2 6 (60.00%) OOP
2 6 (60.00%) OO
3 5 (50.00%) E-Commerce
3 5 (50.00%) MVC
3 5 (50.00%) TDD
4 4 (40.00%) Continuous Integration
5 3 (30.00%) BDD
5 3 (30.00%) OO PHP
5 3 (30.00%) Agile Software Development
6 2 (20.00%) Automated Testing
7 1 (10.00%) Unit Testing
7 1 (10.00%) Kanban
7 1 (10.00%) Data Protection
7 1 (10.00%) DevOps
7 1 (10.00%) Change Control
7 1 (10.00%) User Stories
7 1 (10.00%) Workflow
7 1 (10.00%) OOD
7 1 (10.00%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 10 (100.00%) PHP
2 9 (90.00%) JavaScript
3 2 (20.00%) SQL
Systems Management
1 2 (20.00%) Vagrant
1 2 (20.00%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 4 (40.00%) Zend