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 5 December 2016 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
5 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
PHP
Rank 32 23 26
Rank change year-on-year
-9 +3
Contract jobs citing PHP 6 24 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 2.04% 5.81% 4.20%
As % of the Programming Languages category 4.14% 10.30% 9.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 13 10
Median daily rate £388 £350 £303
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.71% +15.70%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £358 £275 £198
10% offered a daily rate of more than £418 £430 £323
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+15.38% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 1
Median hourly rate - £45.00 £57.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -21.73%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.00 £30.00 £33.50
% change year-on-year
-33.33% -10.44%
PHP
Cambridgeshire

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
145 233 151
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 49.32% 56.42% 45.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 74 141 105
Median daily rate £350 £385 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-9.09% +10.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £285 £280 £274
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 18 8
Median hourly rate £41.50 £45.00 £57.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.77% -21.73%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.25 £37.50 £37.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £65.00 £60.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £38.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +10.00%

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
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 5 December 2016, 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 10 (62.50%) HTML
2 7 (43.75%) MySQL
2 7 (43.75%) Drupal
2 7 (43.75%) jQuery
2 7 (43.75%) HTML5
3 6 (37.50%) Jenkins
3 6 (37.50%) Web Development
3 6 (37.50%) Oracle
3 6 (37.50%) SQL Server
3 6 (37.50%) CSS
3 6 (37.50%) JavaScript
3 6 (37.50%) Python
4 5 (31.25%) Microsoft
4 5 (31.25%) Java
4 5 (31.25%) Agile Software Development
4 5 (31.25%) Git (software)
4 5 (31.25%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 4 (25.00%) Continuous Integration
5 4 (25.00%) RESTful
5 4 (25.00%) Microsoft Azure
5 4 (25.00%) TDD
5 4 (25.00%) Subversion
5 4 (25.00%) Ruby
5 4 (25.00%) Selenium
5 4 (25.00%) Unix
5 4 (25.00%) Linux
5 4 (25.00%) Scrum
5 4 (25.00%) AngularJS
5 4 (25.00%) Cucumber
5 4 (25.00%) BDD

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 7 (43.75%) Drupal
2 1 (6.25%) Apache
2 1 (6.25%) CMS
2 1 (6.25%) OpenStack
Applications
1 2 (12.50%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 4 (25.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (12.50%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (6.25%) Amazon EC2
3 1 (6.25%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 1 (6.25%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (43.75%) MySQL
2 6 (37.50%) SQL Server
3 4 (25.00%) Relational Database
4 2 (12.50%) Oracle Database
4 2 (12.50%) Oracle Database 10g
4 2 (12.50%) Oracle Database 11g
4 2 (12.50%) PostgreSQL
4 2 (12.50%) SQL Server 2005
4 2 (12.50%) SQL Server 2008
4 2 (12.50%) SQL Server 2012
5 1 (6.25%) MongoDB
5 1 (6.25%) NoSQL
5 1 (6.25%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 6 (37.50%) Jenkins
2 5 (31.25%) Atlassian Bamboo
2 5 (31.25%) Git (software)
3 4 (25.00%) Cucumber
3 4 (25.00%) Octopus Deploy
3 4 (25.00%) Selenium
3 4 (25.00%) Subversion
4 2 (12.50%) TeamCity
5 1 (6.25%) Vagrant
Job Titles
1 13 (81.25%) Developer
2 7 (43.75%) Drupal Developer
3 5 (31.25%) PHP Developer
4 3 (18.75%) DevOps Engineer
4 3 (18.75%) Full Stack Developer
5 2 (12.50%) Java Developer
5 2 (12.50%) JavaScript Developer
5 2 (12.50%) MySQL Developer
5 2 (12.50%) PHP Drupal Developer
5 2 (12.50%) PHP MySQL Developer
5 2 (12.50%) Web Developer
6 1 (6.25%) Azure Developer
6 1 (6.25%) PostgreSQL Developer
6 1 (6.25%) Python Developer
6 1 (6.25%) Senior Developer
6 1 (6.25%) Senior Web Developer
6 1 (6.25%) Software Developer
6 1 (6.25%) Software Engineer
6 1 (6.25%) Systems Developer
6 1 (6.25%) Web Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (62.50%) HTML
2 7 (43.75%) HTML5
2 7 (43.75%) jQuery
3 6 (37.50%) CSS
4 4 (25.00%) AngularJS
4 4 (25.00%) Node.js
4 4 (25.00%) RESTful
5 3 (18.75%) XML
6 1 (6.25%) Django
6 1 (6.25%) JSON
6 1 (6.25%) LAMP
6 1 (6.25%) LAPP Stack
6 1 (6.25%) REST
6 1 (6.25%) Ruby on Rails
6 1 (6.25%) Symfony
6 1 (6.25%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 1 (6.25%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 4 (25.00%) Linux
1 4 (25.00%) Unix
2 3 (18.75%) Windows
3 2 (12.50%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (37.50%) Web Development
2 5 (31.25%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (25.00%) BDD
3 4 (25.00%) Continuous Integration
3 4 (25.00%) Scrum
3 4 (25.00%) Service Design
3 4 (25.00%) TDD
4 3 (18.75%) DevOps
4 3 (18.75%) Time Management
5 2 (12.50%) OO
5 2 (12.50%) Virtual Environments
6 1 (6.25%) Capacity Planning
6 1 (6.25%) Configuration Management
6 1 (6.25%) Continuous Delivery
6 1 (6.25%) Front End Development
6 1 (6.25%) High Availability
6 1 (6.25%) ITIL
6 1 (6.25%) Migration
6 1 (6.25%) MVC
6 1 (6.25%) Server Building
Programming Languages
1 6 (37.50%) JavaScript
1 6 (37.50%) Python
2 5 (31.25%) Java
3 4 (25.00%) Ruby
4 3 (18.75%) SQL
5 2 (12.50%) Perl
5 2 (12.50%) Shell Script
6 1 (6.25%) C#
System Software
1 2 (12.50%) Docker
1 2 (12.50%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 3 (18.75%) Puppet
2 2 (12.50%) HP Quality Center
3 1 (6.25%) Ansible
Vendors
1 6 (37.50%) Oracle
2 5 (31.25%) Microsoft
3 2 (12.50%) HP
3 2 (12.50%) VMware
4 1 (6.25%) Google