The table below looks at the statistics for PHP skills in IT contracts advertised for the Cambridgeshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited PHP over the 3 months to 19 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in 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.

Location
3 months to
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
PHP
Rank 44 36 45
Rank change year-on-year
-8 +9
Contract jobs citing PHP 24 22 23
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 3.06% 3.71% 2.81%
As % of the Programming Languages category 6.52% 7.07% 6.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 12 16
Average daily rate
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£225 £325 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-30.76% +8.33%
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £300 £300
% change year-on-year
+8.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 1
Average hourly rate £57.50 £11.50 £18.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+400.00% -36.98%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.50 £21.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+59.52% -30.00%
PHP
East of England

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

Programming Languages Category
Cambridgeshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
368 311 361
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 46.94% 52.45% 44.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 209 128 167
Average daily rate £363 £350 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.57% +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £205 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £700 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 33 43 49
Average hourly rate £42.50 £39.00 £36.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+8.97% +8.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.00 £14.20 £25.85
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.60 £47.50 £47.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.50 £33.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+7.57% -5.71%

PHP
Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridgeshire

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

PHP Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridgeshire

PHP
Daily Rate Trend in Cambridgeshire

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

PHP Daily Rate Trend in Cambridgeshire

PHP
Daily Rate Histogram in Cambridgeshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing PHP across the Cambridgeshire region over the 3 months to 19 December 2014.

PHP Daily Rate Histogram in Cambridgeshire

PHP
Hourly Rate Trend in Cambridgeshire

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

PHP Hourly Rate Trend in Cambridgeshire

PHP
Contract Job Locations in Cambridgeshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing PHP within the Cambridgeshire region over the 3 months to 19 December 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
Cambridge +8 15 £250 +21.95% 15
Peterborough -14 2 - - 1
St Neots - - - -
PHP
East of England

PHP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Cambridgeshire 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 40 (59.70%) MySQL
2 37 (55.22%) HTML
3 35 (52.24%) CSS
4 33 (49.25%) JavaScript
5 27 (40.30%) jQuery
6 26 (38.81%) HTML5
7 25 (37.31%) Tcl
8 23 (34.33%) Perl
9 20 (29.85%) LAMP
10 19 (28.36%) AngularJS
11 18 (26.87%) CSS3
12 17 (25.37%) Oracle
12 17 (25.37%) Laravel
13 16 (23.88%) Open Source
14 15 (22.39%) Linux
14 15 (22.39%) Apache
14 15 (22.39%) MVC
15 14 (20.90%) Symfony
16 13 (19.40%) Git (software)
16 13 (19.40%) OOP
16 13 (19.40%) SQL
17 12 (17.91%) PHP5
18 11 (16.42%) OAuth
18 11 (16.42%) OpenID
18 11 (16.42%) OpenSSO
18 11 (16.42%) PHPUnit
19 10 (14.93%) Twitter Bootstrap
20 9 (13.43%) Agile Software Development
21 8 (11.94%) RESTful
21 8 (11.94%) Java

PHP
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Cambridgeshire 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 15 (22.39%) Apache
2 7 (10.45%) MS Exchange
3 6 (8.96%) nginx
4 4 (5.97%) Node.js
4 4 (5.97%) WordPress
5 2 (2.99%) Apache Pig
5 2 (2.99%) Moodle
6 1 (1.49%) Apache Solr
6 1 (1.49%) CMS
Applications
1 2 (2.99%) MS Excel
1 2 (2.99%) Photoshop
1 2 (2.99%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (2.99%) Shopify
2 1 (1.49%) osCommerce
2 1 (1.49%) Magento
2 1 (1.49%) Zen Cart
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.49%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (10.45%) SMTP
2 3 (4.48%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 40 (59.70%) MySQL
2 7 (10.45%) MongoDB
3 6 (8.96%) Redis
4 3 (4.48%) Hadoop
4 3 (4.48%) Relational Database
5 2 (2.99%) Oracle Database
5 2 (2.99%) NoSQL
5 2 (2.99%) Apache Hive
6 1 (1.49%) SQL Server
6 1 (1.49%) PostgreSQL
6 1 (1.49%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 13 (19.40%) Git (software)
2 11 (16.42%) PHPUnit
3 5 (7.46%) Grunt
4 4 (5.97%) Jenkins
4 4 (5.97%) Bower
4 4 (5.97%) Yeoman
5 2 (2.99%) Subversion
5 2 (2.99%) JIRA
5 2 (2.99%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 1 (1.49%) Firebug
6 1 (1.49%) Fiddler
6 1 (1.49%) Mercurial
6 1 (1.49%) Selenium
6 1 (1.49%) Behat
6 1 (1.49%) Jasmine
6 1 (1.49%) Karma Test Runner
General
1 3 (4.48%) Finance
2 1 (1.49%) Banking
2 1 (1.49%) Retail
2 1 (1.49%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 61 (91.04%) Developer
2 36 (53.73%) PHP Developer
3 18 (26.87%) Web Developer
4 6 (8.96%) PHP Web Developer
5 2 (2.99%) WordPress Developer
5 2 (2.99%) Moodle Developer
5 2 (2.99%) Analyst
5 2 (2.99%) Software Developer
5 2 (2.99%) Junior
5 2 (2.99%) Software Engineer
5 2 (2.99%) Applications Developer
5 2 (2.99%) Support Analyst
5 2 (2.99%) Technical Support
5 2 (2.99%) Graduate
5 2 (2.99%) Junior Software Developer
5 2 (2.99%) JavaScript Developer
5 2 (2.99%) Technical Support Analyst
5 2 (2.99%) Technical Analyst
5 2 (2.99%) Junior Developer
5 2 (2.99%) Perl Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 37 (55.22%) HTML
2 35 (52.24%) CSS
3 27 (40.30%) jQuery
4 26 (38.81%) HTML5
5 20 (29.85%) LAMP
6 19 (28.36%) AngularJS
7 18 (26.87%) CSS3
8 17 (25.37%) Laravel
9 14 (20.90%) Symfony
10 11 (16.42%) OAuth
10 11 (16.42%) OpenID
11 10 (14.93%) Twitter Bootstrap
12 8 (11.94%) RESTful
13 4 (5.97%) KnockoutJS
13 4 (5.97%) REST
13 4 (5.97%) Backbone.js
13 4 (5.97%) XML
14 3 (4.48%) Memcached
15 2 (2.99%) ExpressJS
15 2 (2.99%) Kafka
Miscellaneous
1 16 (23.88%) Open Source
2 5 (7.46%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (5.97%) Computer Science
4 2 (2.99%) Algorithms
4 2 (2.99%) Graphic Design
4 2 (2.99%) VLE
5 1 (1.49%) Clustering
5 1 (1.49%) Management Information System
5 1 (1.49%) Data Structures
5 1 (1.49%) User Experience
5 1 (1.49%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 15 (22.39%) Linux
2 5 (7.46%) Windows
3 3 (4.48%) Android
3 3 (4.48%) Debian
3 3 (4.48%) Apple iOS
4 2 (2.99%) AIX
4 2 (2.99%) HPUX
4 2 (2.99%) Solaris
4 2 (2.99%) UNIX
5 1 (1.49%) Gentoo
5 1 (1.49%) Ubuntu
5 1 (1.49%) FreeBSD
5 1 (1.49%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (22.39%) MVC
2 13 (19.40%) OOP
3 9 (13.43%) Agile Software Development
4 7 (10.45%) Scrum
5 6 (8.96%) Unit Testing
6 5 (7.46%) Web Development
6 5 (7.46%) E-Commerce
7 4 (5.97%) Continuous Integration
8 3 (4.48%) OO
8 3 (4.48%) SOA
8 3 (4.48%) Android Development
9 2 (2.99%) Graceful Degradation
9 2 (2.99%) Line Management
9 2 (2.99%) Mentoring
9 2 (2.99%) Progressive Enhancement
9 2 (2.99%) Responsive Web Design
9 2 (2.99%) Workflow
9 2 (2.99%) CRM
9 2 (2.99%) TDD
9 2 (2.99%) Test Management
Programming Languages
1 33 (49.25%) JavaScript
2 25 (37.31%) Tcl
3 23 (34.33%) Perl
4 13 (19.40%) SQL
5 12 (17.91%) PHP5
6 8 (11.94%) Java
7 7 (10.45%) Python
8 3 (4.48%) Ruby
8 3 (4.48%) PL/SQL
9 2 (2.99%) Bash Shell
9 2 (2.99%) Shell Script
9 2 (2.99%) C#
9 2 (2.99%) C++
9 2 (2.99%) Korn
9 2 (2.99%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 3 (4.48%) Degree
System Software
1 2 (2.99%) Varnish
1 2 (2.99%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 11 (16.42%) OpenSSO
Vendors
1 17 (25.37%) Oracle
2 7 (10.45%) Microsoft
3 6 (8.96%) Twitter
4 2 (2.99%) VMware
4 2 (2.99%) Zend
5 1 (1.49%) Red Hat
5 1 (1.49%) Adobe
5 1 (1.49%) HP
5 1 (1.49%) Facebook
Cambridgeshire
Senitor Associates
Rate: £150 - £350 per day
Posted: 8 hours ago
Huntingdon, Cambridgeshire
Polar Recruitment
Rate: £29.00 - £33.00 per hour
Posted: 10 hours ago
Cambridge
Computer Futures
Rate: competitive
Posted: Yesterday
Cambridge
Austin Fraser Limited
Rate: £150 - £250 per day
Posted: 9 days ago