The table below looks at the statistics for PHP skills in IT contracts advertised for the Cambridge region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited PHP over the 3 months to 27 February 2017 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
27 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
PHP
Cambridgeshire / Cambridge
Rank 26 39 23
Rank change year-on-year
+13 -16
Contract jobs citing PHP 9 7 15
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 3.11% 1.80% 4.63%
As % of the Programming Languages category 6.29% 4.29% 9.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 4 12
Median daily rate £415 £320 £225
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+29.68% +42.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £254 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £501 £327 £348
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £31.00 £35.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-12.67% +102.85%

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Programming Languages category in contract jobs advertised in the Cambridge region.

Programming Languages Category
Cambridge
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
143 163 161
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 49.48% 41.90% 49.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 68 89 95
Median daily rate £388 £365 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.16% +12.30%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £282 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 21 8
Median hourly rate £42.50 £37.50 £42.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+13.33% -11.76%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £33.00 £37.50 £36.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.25 £55.00 £46.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.50 £40.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year
+3.75% +11.11%

PHP
Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridge

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Cambridge region citing PHP as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Programming Languages category.

PHP Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridge

PHP
Daily Rate Trend in Cambridge

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

PHP Daily Rate Trend in Cambridge

PHP
Daily Rate Histogram in Cambridge

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing PHP across the Cambridge region over the 3 months to 27 February 2017.

PHP Daily Rate Histogram in Cambridge

PHP
Hourly Rate Trend in Cambridge

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

PHP Hourly Rate Trend in Cambridge

PHP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 27 February 2017, IT contractor jobs citing PHP also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Cambridge region with a requirement for PHP.

1 11 (78.57%) JavaScript
2 10 (71.43%) Java
3 9 (64.29%) Agile Software Development
3 9 (64.29%) Web Development
4 8 (57.14%) TDD
4 8 (57.14%) jQuery
4 8 (57.14%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 8 (57.14%) Git (software)
4 8 (57.14%) Microsoft Azure
4 8 (57.14%) HTML5
4 8 (57.14%) HTML
4 8 (57.14%) Node.js
5 7 (50.00%) RESTful
5 7 (50.00%) AngularJS
5 7 (50.00%) Jenkins
5 7 (50.00%) Relational Database
5 7 (50.00%) Octopus Deploy
5 7 (50.00%) Service Design
5 7 (50.00%) Oracle
5 7 (50.00%) SQL Server
5 7 (50.00%) Scrum
5 7 (50.00%) Cucumber
5 7 (50.00%) BDD
5 7 (50.00%) Continuous Integration
5 7 (50.00%) Subversion
5 7 (50.00%) Selenium
6 6 (42.86%) Microsoft
7 5 (35.71%) Python
7 5 (35.71%) .NET
8 4 (28.57%) Ruby

PHP
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 2 (14.29%) Apache
2 1 (7.14%) IIS
2 1 (7.14%) nginx
2 1 (7.14%) OpenStack
2 1 (7.14%) WordPress
Cloud Services
1 8 (57.14%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (14.29%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (14.29%) SaaS
3 1 (7.14%) Amazon EC2
3 1 (7.14%) Azure Active Directory
3 1 (7.14%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 1 (7.14%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (50.00%) Relational Database
1 7 (50.00%) SQL Server
2 3 (21.43%) NoSQL
3 1 (7.14%) MongoDB
3 1 (7.14%) PostgreSQL
3 1 (7.14%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 8 (57.14%) Atlassian Bamboo
1 8 (57.14%) Git (software)
2 7 (50.00%) Cucumber
2 7 (50.00%) Jenkins
2 7 (50.00%) Octopus Deploy
2 7 (50.00%) Selenium
2 7 (50.00%) Subversion
3 1 (7.14%) gulp
3 1 (7.14%) Vagrant
Job Titles
1 13 (92.86%) Developer
2 6 (42.86%) JavaScript Developer
2 6 (42.86%) Web Developer
3 5 (35.71%) Full Stack Developer
3 5 (35.71%) PHP Developer
4 4 (28.57%) Senior Developer
4 4 (28.57%) Senior Web Developer
5 3 (21.43%) PHP Web Developer
5 3 (21.43%) Senior JavaScript Developer
5 3 (21.43%) Senior PHP Developer
5 3 (21.43%) Senior PHP Web Developer
6 2 (14.29%) Developer/Software Engineer
6 2 (14.29%) Java Developer
6 2 (14.29%) Software Engineer
6 2 (14.29%) Web Engineer
7 1 (7.14%) DevOps Engineer
7 1 (7.14%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
7 1 (7.14%) HTML CSS Developer
7 1 (7.14%) HTML Developer
7 1 (7.14%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (57.14%) HTML
1 8 (57.14%) HTML5
1 8 (57.14%) jQuery
1 8 (57.14%) Node.js
2 7 (50.00%) AngularJS
2 7 (50.00%) RESTful
3 5 (35.71%) .NET
4 3 (21.43%) Django
4 3 (21.43%) REST
4 3 (21.43%) Ruby on Rails
5 2 (14.29%) Twitter Bootstrap
6 1 (7.14%) ASP.NET
6 1 (7.14%) CSS
6 1 (7.14%) CSS3
6 1 (7.14%) FastCGI
6 1 (7.14%) JSON
6 1 (7.14%) LAPP Stack
6 1 (7.14%) OAuth
6 1 (7.14%) OAuth2
6 1 (7.14%) Sass
Miscellaneous
1 3 (21.43%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 4 (28.57%) Linux
1 4 (28.57%) Unix
2 3 (21.43%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (64.29%) Agile Software Development
1 9 (64.29%) Web Development
2 8 (57.14%) TDD
3 7 (50.00%) BDD
3 7 (50.00%) Continuous Integration
3 7 (50.00%) Scrum
3 7 (50.00%) Service Design
4 3 (21.43%) MVC
5 2 (14.29%) Software Engineering
6 1 (7.14%) Capacity Planning
6 1 (7.14%) Configuration Management
6 1 (7.14%) Continuous Delivery
6 1 (7.14%) DevOps
6 1 (7.14%) E-Commerce
6 1 (7.14%) Front End Development
6 1 (7.14%) High Availability
6 1 (7.14%) Server Building
Programming Languages
1 11 (78.57%) JavaScript
2 10 (71.43%) Java
3 5 (35.71%) Python
4 4 (28.57%) Ruby
5 3 (21.43%) C#
5 3 (21.43%) SQL
6 1 (7.14%) Perl
6 1 (7.14%) PowerShell
6 1 (7.14%) Tcl
6 1 (7.14%) VBA
System Software
1 2 (14.29%) Docker
2 1 (7.14%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (7.14%) Ansible
1 1 (7.14%) Puppet
Vendors
1 7 (50.00%) Oracle
2 6 (42.86%) Microsoft
3 1 (7.14%) Adobe
3 1 (7.14%) Google