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 2 September 2015 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
2 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
PHP
Rank 42 31 50
Rank change year-on-year
-11 +19
Contract jobs citing PHP 34 42 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 4.00% 5.02% 1.70%
As % of the Programming Languages category 8.08% 11.48% 4.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 28 29 12
Average daily rate
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£300 £325 £285
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.69% +14.03%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £202 £300 £203
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £403 £350
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £325 £288
% change year-on-year
-7.69% +13.04%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £57.50 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.75 £33.78 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-44.48% +22.81%
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
421 366 317
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 49.53% 43.78% 41.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 253 229 139
Average daily rate £360 £350 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.85% +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £270 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 21 16 17
Average hourly rate £42.50 £47.50 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.52% +26.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £31.50 £26.40
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £57.50 £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £38.89 £35.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+11.10% +2.94%

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 2 September 2015.

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 2 September 2015. 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 -6 30 £303 -11.02% 10
Peterborough +5 5 £240 -28.88% 7
PHP
East of England

PHP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire

For the 6 months to 2 September 2015, 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 24 (46.15%) Java
2 22 (42.31%) Linux
2 22 (42.31%) Amazon AWS
3 21 (40.38%) Ruby
4 20 (38.46%) Puppet
4 20 (38.46%) Opscode Chef
4 20 (38.46%) DevOps
5 19 (36.54%) Ansible
5 19 (36.54%) Bash Shell
5 19 (36.54%) Perl
6 16 (30.77%) CSS
7 14 (26.92%) MySQL
7 14 (26.92%) HTML
8 12 (23.08%) JavaScript
9 10 (19.23%) Drupal
10 8 (15.38%) E-Commerce
10 8 (15.38%) Symfony
11 7 (13.46%) jQuery
11 7 (13.46%) WordPress
11 7 (13.46%) Web Development
12 6 (11.54%) CMS
12 6 (11.54%) HTML5
13 5 (9.62%) Open Source
13 5 (9.62%) CSS3
13 5 (9.62%) Ajax
13 5 (9.62%) OO
13 5 (9.62%) Microsoft
13 5 (9.62%) C#
13 5 (9.62%) .NET
14 4 (7.69%) SQL

PHP
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire by Category

For the 6 months to 2 September 2015, 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 10 (19.23%) Drupal
2 7 (13.46%) WordPress
3 6 (11.54%) CMS
4 3 (5.77%) Apache
5 2 (3.85%) OpenStack
5 2 (3.85%) Sitecore CMS
6 1 (1.92%) Apache Solr
6 1 (1.92%) Joomla!
Applications
1 3 (5.77%) Photoshop
2 1 (1.92%) Fireworks
2 1 (1.92%) Adobe Illustrator
Business Applications
1 3 (5.77%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 22 (42.31%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (3.85%) Rackspace Cloud
2 2 (3.85%) Amazon EC2
2 2 (3.85%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (3.85%) Google Cloud Platform
3 1 (1.92%) Google Analytics
3 1 (1.92%) IaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (26.92%) MySQL
2 4 (7.69%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 3 (5.77%) Xcode
1 3 (5.77%) Selenium
1 3 (5.77%) WebDriver
1 3 (5.77%) Cucumber
1 3 (5.77%) SoapUI
1 3 (5.77%) eggPlant
2 2 (3.85%) Git (software)
2 2 (3.85%) Visual Studio
3 1 (1.92%) Subversion
General
1 2 (3.85%) Publishing
1 2 (3.85%) Marketing
2 1 (1.92%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 25 (48.08%) Developer
2 18 (34.62%) DevOps Engineer
3 17 (32.69%) Linux DevOps Engineer
4 12 (23.08%) PHP Developer
5 9 (17.31%) Web Developer
6 3 (5.77%) Architect
6 3 (5.77%) Solutions Architect
6 3 (5.77%) Drupal Developer
7 2 (3.85%) QA Engineer
7 2 (3.85%) Linux Systems Administrator
7 2 (3.85%) Administrator
7 2 (3.85%) Systems Administrator
7 2 (3.85%) Linux Administrator
7 2 (3.85%) PHP Magento Developer
7 2 (3.85%) PHP Zend Developer
7 2 (3.85%) Magento Developer
8 1 (1.92%) PHP LAMP Developer
8 1 (1.92%) PHP Web Developer
8 1 (1.92%) PHP Symfony Developer
8 1 (1.92%) Junior
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (30.77%) CSS
2 14 (26.92%) HTML
3 8 (15.38%) Symfony
4 7 (13.46%) jQuery
5 6 (11.54%) HTML5
6 5 (9.62%) CSS3
6 5 (9.62%) Ajax
6 5 (9.62%) .NET
7 4 (7.69%) JSON
8 3 (5.77%) XSLT
8 3 (5.77%) XHTML
9 2 (3.85%) Web Services
9 2 (3.85%) ASP.NET
9 2 (3.85%) Twitter Bootstrap
10 1 (1.92%) Laravel
10 1 (1.92%) XML
10 1 (1.92%) LAMP
10 1 (1.92%) J2EE
10 1 (1.92%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 1 (1.92%) Graphic Design
1 1 (1.92%) Photography
1 1 (1.92%) Copywriting
1 1 (1.92%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 22 (42.31%) Linux
2 1 (1.92%) CentOS
2 1 (1.92%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (38.46%) DevOps
2 8 (15.38%) E-Commerce
3 7 (13.46%) Web Development
4 5 (9.62%) Open Source
4 5 (9.62%) OO
5 4 (7.69%) OOP
5 4 (7.69%) OOD
6 3 (5.77%) MVC
6 3 (5.77%) Data Modelling
6 3 (5.77%) Test Automation
7 1 (1.92%) Mentoring
7 1 (1.92%) Analytics
7 1 (1.92%) OO PHP
7 1 (1.92%) Continuous Integration
7 1 (1.92%) SEO
7 1 (1.92%) Migration
7 1 (1.92%) Web Design
7 1 (1.92%) Content Management
7 1 (1.92%) Web Analytics
Programming Languages
1 24 (46.15%) Java
2 21 (40.38%) Ruby
3 19 (36.54%) Perl
3 19 (36.54%) Bash Shell
4 12 (23.08%) JavaScript
5 5 (9.62%) C#
6 4 (7.69%) SQL
7 3 (5.77%) Python
8 2 (3.85%) VB
9 1 (1.92%) PHP5
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (5.77%) QA
Systems Management
1 20 (38.46%) Puppet
1 20 (38.46%) Opscode Chef
2 19 (36.54%) Ansible
Vendors
1 5 (9.62%) Microsoft
2 4 (7.69%) Google
3 3 (5.77%) Zend
4 2 (3.85%) Sitecore
4 2 (3.85%) Rackspace
5 1 (1.92%) hybris
5 1 (1.92%) Adobe
5 1 (1.92%) Red Hat
5 1 (1.92%) ATG
5 1 (1.92%) Endeca