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 18 April 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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
PHP 5
Rank 121 113 120
Rank change year-on-year
-8 +7
Contract jobs citing PHP5 8 8 16
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.28% 0.33% 0.52%
As % of the Programming Languages category 1.06% 1.04% 2.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 6 7
Average daily rate £325 £350 £250
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.14% +40.00%
UK excluding London average daily rate £310 £300 £290
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £18.50
Programming Languages Category
Berkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
754 772 705
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 26.42% 31.41% 22.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 402 295 330
Average daily rate £338 £355 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.92% +1.42%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £216 £225 £245
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £477 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £333 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.30% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 19 77 15
Average hourly rate £15.13 £35.00 £45.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-56.78% -22.22%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.25 £17.00 £17.80
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £31.00 £43.75 £175.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £35.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+2.85% +2.94%
PHP5
South East

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 18 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
Slough +7 2 £338 -3.57%
Windsor - - - -
Wokingham - - - -
Ascot - - - -
Bracknell - - - -
Reading - - - - 3
PHP5
South East

PHP5
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 18 (100.00%) PHP
2 14 (77.78%) JavaScript
3 13 (72.22%) MySQL
4 12 (66.67%) MVC
5 10 (55.56%) Scrum
5 10 (55.56%) Ajax
6 8 (44.44%) E-Commerce
6 8 (44.44%) HTML
6 8 (44.44%) CSS
6 8 (44.44%) OOP
7 7 (38.89%) OO
7 7 (38.89%) Zend
8 6 (33.33%) Symfony
8 6 (33.33%) Apache
8 6 (33.33%) Linux
9 5 (27.78%) Agile Software Development
10 4 (22.22%) TDD
10 4 (22.22%) LAMP
10 4 (22.22%) Zend Framework
11 3 (16.67%) Continuous Integration
11 3 (16.67%) Data Protection
11 3 (16.67%) Git (software)
11 3 (16.67%) BDD
11 3 (16.67%) Change Control
11 3 (16.67%) OOD
11 3 (16.67%) Behat
11 3 (16.67%) OO PHP
12 2 (11.11%) Bitbucket
12 2 (11.11%) Jenkins
12 2 (11.11%) Vagrant

PHP5
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 6 (33.33%) Apache
2 2 (11.11%) Apache Solr
2 2 (11.11%) Drupal
Business Applications
1 1 (5.56%) Dynamics AX
1 1 (5.56%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 1 (5.56%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (72.22%) MySQL
2 1 (5.56%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 3 (16.67%) Git (software)
1 3 (16.67%) Behat
2 2 (11.11%) Bitbucket
2 2 (11.11%) Jenkins
2 2 (11.11%) PHPUnit
3 1 (5.56%) Selenium
3 1 (5.56%) Subversion
General
1 2 (11.11%) Billing
2 1 (5.56%) Retail
Job Titles
1 17 (94.44%) Developer
1 17 (94.44%) PHP Developer
2 4 (22.22%) Web Developer
2 4 (22.22%) PHP Web Developer
3 2 (11.11%) PHP Symfony Developer
3 2 (11.11%) Software Developer
3 2 (11.11%) PHP MySQL Developer
3 2 (11.11%) PHP Drupal Developer
4 1 (5.56%) PHP Programmer
4 1 (5.56%) Drupal Developer
4 1 (5.56%) Programmer
4 1 (5.56%) Systems Developer
4 1 (5.56%) PHP LAMP Developer
4 1 (5.56%) PHP Zend Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (55.56%) Ajax
2 8 (44.44%) HTML
2 8 (44.44%) CSS
3 6 (33.33%) Symfony
4 4 (22.22%) LAMP
4 4 (22.22%) Zend Framework
5 2 (11.11%) XML
5 2 (11.11%) RabbitMQ
5 2 (11.11%) REST
5 2 (11.11%) JSON
6 1 (5.56%) CodeIgniter
6 1 (5.56%) jQuery
6 1 (5.56%) RESTful
6 1 (5.56%) HTML5
6 1 (5.56%) .NET
6 1 (5.56%) Web Services
6 1 (5.56%) XHTML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (5.56%) Digital Media
Operating Systems
1 6 (33.33%) Linux
2 1 (5.56%) UNIX
2 1 (5.56%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (66.67%) MVC
2 10 (55.56%) Scrum
3 8 (44.44%) E-Commerce
3 8 (44.44%) OOP
4 7 (38.89%) OO
5 5 (27.78%) Agile Software Development
6 4 (22.22%) TDD
7 3 (16.67%) Continuous Integration
7 3 (16.67%) Data Protection
7 3 (16.67%) BDD
7 3 (16.67%) Change Control
7 3 (16.67%) OOD
7 3 (16.67%) OO PHP
8 2 (11.11%) Automated Testing
9 1 (5.56%) Resource Management
9 1 (5.56%) Unit Testing
9 1 (5.56%) Kanban
9 1 (5.56%) ERP
9 1 (5.56%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 18 (100.00%) PHP
2 14 (77.78%) JavaScript
3 2 (11.11%) C#
3 2 (11.11%) SQL
4 1 (5.56%) Java
Systems Management
1 2 (11.11%) Vagrant
1 2 (11.11%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 7 (38.89%) Zend
2 1 (5.56%) SAP
2 1 (5.56%) Apple
2 1 (5.56%) JD Edwards