The first table below looks at the demand for PHP skills in IT contracts advertised for the Cambridge region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited PHP over the 3 months to 22 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 Cambridge 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
22 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
PHP
Rank 23 37 28
Rank change year-on-year
+14 -9
Contract jobs citing PHP 24 8 25
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 5.50% 1.99% 5.52%
As % of the Programming Languages category 11.71% 4.91% 9.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 6 13
Average daily rate
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£388 £225 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+72.22% -25.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £163 £232
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £285 £325
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £275 £275
% change year-on-year
+18.18% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.50 £22.66 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+34.59% +19.26%
Programming Languages Category
Cambridge
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
205 163 267
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 47.02% 40.55% 58.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 152 81 136
Average daily rate £388 £325 £315
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+19.23% +3.17%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £294 £250 £171
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £400 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 27 51
Average hourly rate £47.50 £41.25 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+15.15% +10.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.50 £32.50 £31.60
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £60.00 £42.50 £48.15
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £35.00
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PHP
Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridge

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing PHP across the Cambridge region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 22 July 2014.

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 22 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Cambridge 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 35 (54.69%) HTML
1 35 (54.69%) JavaScript
2 33 (51.56%) MySQL
3 32 (50.00%) CSS
4 31 (48.44%) jQuery
5 25 (39.06%) Oracle
6 23 (35.94%) OO
7 21 (32.81%) Open Source
8 20 (31.25%) Web Services
8 20 (31.25%) Linux
8 20 (31.25%) Tcl
9 19 (29.69%) Perl
9 19 (29.69%) HTML5
10 18 (28.13%) PHP5
11 17 (26.56%) CSS3
12 16 (25.00%) Apache
12 16 (25.00%) Ajax
13 15 (23.44%) MS Exchange
13 15 (23.44%) SMTP
13 15 (23.44%) OpenID
13 15 (23.44%) OpenSSO
13 15 (23.44%) OAuth
14 14 (21.88%) LAMP
15 13 (20.31%) XHTML
15 13 (20.31%) Java
15 13 (20.31%) REST
16 12 (18.75%) C#
16 12 (18.75%) Microsoft
17 11 (17.19%) Nagios
17 11 (17.19%) MVC

PHP
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

For the 6 months to 22 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Cambridge 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 (25.00%) Apache
2 15 (23.44%) MS Exchange
3 11 (17.19%) WordPress
4 4 (6.25%) Node.js
5 1 (1.56%) concrete5
5 1 (1.56%) Apache Pig
Applications
1 1 (1.56%) Photoshop
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.56%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 15 (23.44%) SMTP
2 5 (7.81%) Internet
3 2 (3.13%) HTTP
4 1 (1.56%) TCP/IP
4 1 (1.56%) ZigBee
Database & Business Intelligence
1 33 (51.56%) MySQL
2 3 (4.69%) NoSQL
3 2 (3.13%) Relational Database
3 2 (3.13%) MongoDB
3 2 (3.13%) SQL Server
4 1 (1.56%) Apache Hive
4 1 (1.56%) Redis
4 1 (1.56%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 3 (4.69%) Jenkins
2 2 (3.13%) Grunt
2 2 (3.13%) Karma Test Runner
2 2 (3.13%) Jasmine
3 1 (1.56%) Git (software)
General
1 3 (4.69%) Games
1 3 (4.69%) Telecoms
1 3 (4.69%) Finance
1 3 (4.69%) Banking
2 2 (3.13%) Online Betting
Job Titles
1 58 (90.63%) Developer
2 20 (31.25%) Web Developer
3 11 (17.19%) LAMP Developer
4 6 (9.38%) PHP Developer
5 2 (3.13%) DevOps Administrator
5 2 (3.13%) Front-End Developer
5 2 (3.13%) Linux Administrator
5 2 (3.13%) Linux Systems Administrator
5 2 (3.13%) Applications Developer
6 1 (1.56%) Software Developer
6 1 (1.56%) DBA
6 1 (1.56%) Senior Developer
6 1 (1.56%) C# Developer
6 1 (1.56%) JavaScript Developer
6 1 (1.56%) Senior C# Developer
6 1 (1.56%) Front-End Web Developer
6 1 (1.56%) Development Engineer
6 1 (1.56%) Operations Engineer
6 1 (1.56%) OO PHP Developer
6 1 (1.56%) DevOps Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 35 (54.69%) HTML
2 32 (50.00%) CSS
3 31 (48.44%) jQuery
4 20 (31.25%) Web Services
5 19 (29.69%) HTML5
6 17 (26.56%) CSS3
7 16 (25.00%) Ajax
8 15 (23.44%) OpenID
8 15 (23.44%) OAuth
9 14 (21.88%) LAMP
10 13 (20.31%) XHTML
10 13 (20.31%) REST
11 10 (15.63%) WCF
12 4 (6.25%) AngularJS
12 4 (6.25%) ASP.NET
12 4 (6.25%) .NET
13 3 (4.69%) Symfony
14 2 (3.13%) LESS
14 2 (3.13%) ExpressJS
14 2 (3.13%) Laravel
Miscellaneous
1 21 (32.81%) Open Source
2 3 (4.69%) Internet of Things
3 2 (3.13%) Machine to Machine
4 1 (1.56%) Blog
Operating Systems
1 20 (31.25%) Linux
2 11 (17.19%) Ubuntu
2 11 (17.19%) Android
2 11 (17.19%) Apple iOS
3 2 (3.13%) UNIX
3 2 (3.13%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (35.94%) OO
2 11 (17.19%) MVC
2 11 (17.19%) Android Development
2 11 (17.19%) iOS Development
3 5 (7.81%) OOP
3 5 (7.81%) Agile Software Development
3 5 (7.81%) Scrum
3 5 (7.81%) DevOps
4 4 (6.25%) Continuous Integration
5 3 (4.69%) Data Modelling
5 3 (4.69%) Web Development
5 3 (4.69%) Data Management
6 2 (3.13%) Disaster Recovery
6 2 (3.13%) TDD
6 2 (3.13%) SOA
7 1 (1.56%) OOD
7 1 (1.56%) E-Commerce
7 1 (1.56%) Software Engineering
7 1 (1.56%) Domain-Driven Design
7 1 (1.56%) Rapid Prototyping
Programming Languages
1 35 (54.69%) JavaScript
2 20 (31.25%) Tcl
3 19 (29.69%) Perl
4 18 (28.13%) PHP5
5 13 (20.31%) Java
6 12 (18.75%) C#
7 8 (12.50%) Ruby
8 6 (9.38%) Python
9 5 (7.81%) SQL
9 5 (7.81%) C
10 1 (1.56%) C++
10 1 (1.56%) Delphi
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (4.69%) QA
System Software
1 1 (1.56%) Varnish
Systems Management
1 15 (23.44%) OpenSSO
2 11 (17.19%) Nagios
3 2 (3.13%) Opscode Chef
3 2 (3.13%) Puppet
Vendors
1 25 (39.06%) Oracle
2 12 (18.75%) Microsoft
3 2 (3.13%) Zend
4 1 (1.56%) Perforce
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