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 21 October 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
21 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
PHP
Rank 26 39 39
Rank change year-on-year
+13 0
Contract jobs citing PHP 40 28 28
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 5.44% 4.15% 3.69%
As % of the Programming Languages category 12.66% 7.93% 7.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 29 18 14
Average daily rate
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£320 £283 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.27% -5.83%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £283 £217 £258
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £350 £362
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £288 £290
% change year-on-year
+13.04% -0.86%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 1
Average hourly rate £57.50 - £18.25
UK excluding London average hourly rate £31.00 £31.25 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-0.80% +25.00%
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
316 353 362
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 42.99% 52.30% 47.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 196 134 156
Average daily rate £338 £300 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.50% -7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £234 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £425 £438
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 32 55
Average hourly rate £50.00 £42.50 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+17.64% +13.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £26.00 £35.50 £20.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £57.50 £50.75 £47.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £33.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+4.47% -4.28%

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 21 October 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 21 October 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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statistics and historical trends)
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 +14 34 £320 +28.00% 17
Peterborough +2 2 £338 +8.00% 4
St Neots - - - -
Ely - - - -
Huntingdon - - - - 1
PHP
East of England

PHP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire

For the 6 months to 21 October 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 34 (51.52%) Tcl
2 32 (48.48%) HTML
2 32 (48.48%) Perl
3 31 (46.97%) Open Source
4 30 (45.45%) jQuery
5 29 (43.94%) CSS
6 27 (40.91%) MySQL
7 26 (39.39%) Oracle
8 25 (37.88%) HTML5
9 22 (33.33%) CSS3
10 21 (31.82%) JavaScript
11 20 (30.30%) OAuth
11 20 (30.30%) OpenID
11 20 (30.30%) OpenSSO
12 17 (25.76%) LAMP
13 16 (24.24%) SMTP
13 16 (24.24%) Linux
13 16 (24.24%) MS Exchange
14 13 (19.70%) Python
14 13 (19.70%) SQL
14 13 (19.70%) Agile Software Development
15 12 (18.18%) Java
15 12 (18.18%) Microsoft
16 9 (13.64%) Scrum
16 9 (13.64%) Apache
16 9 (13.64%) Ruby
16 9 (13.64%) AngularJS
17 8 (12.12%) Line Management
17 8 (12.12%) OO
18 7 (10.61%) Internet

PHP
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire by Category

For the 6 months to 21 October 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 16 (24.24%) MS Exchange
2 9 (13.64%) Apache
3 4 (6.06%) Node.js
3 4 (6.06%) WordPress
4 2 (3.03%) Apache Pig
4 2 (3.03%) Moodle
5 1 (1.52%) Apache Solr
5 1 (1.52%) CMS
Applications
1 2 (3.03%) Photoshop
1 2 (3.03%) MS Office
1 2 (3.03%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (3.03%) Shopify
2 1 (1.52%) osCommerce
2 1 (1.52%) Magento
2 1 (1.52%) Zen Cart
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.52%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 16 (24.24%) SMTP
2 7 (10.61%) Internet
3 1 (1.52%) ZigBee
3 1 (1.52%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 27 (40.91%) MySQL
2 7 (10.61%) MongoDB
3 6 (9.09%) Redis
4 3 (4.55%) Hadoop
4 3 (4.55%) Relational Database
5 2 (3.03%) Oracle Database
5 2 (3.03%) Apache Hive
5 2 (3.03%) NoSQL
6 1 (1.52%) Big Data
6 1 (1.52%) SQL Server
6 1 (1.52%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 6 (9.09%) Grunt
2 5 (7.58%) Jenkins
2 5 (7.58%) PHPUnit
3 4 (6.06%) Git (software)
3 4 (6.06%) Yeoman
3 4 (6.06%) Bower
4 2 (3.03%) Jasmine
4 2 (3.03%) Karma Test Runner
4 2 (3.03%) JIRA
4 2 (3.03%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 1 (1.52%) Subversion
5 1 (1.52%) Selenium
5 1 (1.52%) Mercurial
5 1 (1.52%) Behat
General
1 4 (6.06%) Finance
2 2 (3.03%) Banking
2 2 (3.03%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 54 (81.82%) Developer
2 21 (31.82%) PHP Developer
3 15 (22.73%) Web Developer
4 2 (3.03%) Analyst
4 2 (3.03%) Software Developer
4 2 (3.03%) Software Engineer
4 2 (3.03%) Technical Support Analyst
4 2 (3.03%) Technical Analyst
4 2 (3.03%) Applications Developer
4 2 (3.03%) Support Analyst
4 2 (3.03%) Technical Support
4 2 (3.03%) PHP Web Developer
4 2 (3.03%) HTML Developer
4 2 (3.03%) Linux Systems Administrator
4 2 (3.03%) Linux Administrator
4 2 (3.03%) Build Engineer
4 2 (3.03%) Software Build Engineer
4 2 (3.03%) Technical Developer
4 2 (3.03%) CSS Developer
4 2 (3.03%) Moodle Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 32 (48.48%) HTML
2 30 (45.45%) jQuery
3 29 (43.94%) CSS
4 25 (37.88%) HTML5
5 22 (33.33%) CSS3
6 20 (30.30%) OAuth
6 20 (30.30%) OpenID
7 17 (25.76%) LAMP
8 9 (13.64%) AngularJS
9 7 (10.61%) Symfony
10 5 (7.58%) REST
11 4 (6.06%) Backbone.js
11 4 (6.06%) KnockoutJS
12 3 (4.55%) Memcached
12 3 (4.55%) XML
12 3 (4.55%) .NET
13 2 (3.03%) DOM
13 2 (3.03%) XHTML
13 2 (3.03%) Laravel
13 2 (3.03%) ExpressJS
Miscellaneous
1 31 (46.97%) Open Source
2 5 (7.58%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (4.55%) Computer Science
3 3 (4.55%) Internet of Things
4 2 (3.03%) Machine to Machine
4 2 (3.03%) VLE
4 2 (3.03%) Graphic Design
4 2 (3.03%) Algorithms
5 1 (1.52%) Data Structures
5 1 (1.52%) Management Information System
5 1 (1.52%) Clustering
5 1 (1.52%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 16 (24.24%) Linux
2 4 (6.06%) UNIX
2 4 (6.06%) Windows
3 2 (3.03%) AIX
3 2 (3.03%) HPUX
3 2 (3.03%) Solaris
4 1 (1.52%) FreeBSD
4 1 (1.52%) Debian
4 1 (1.52%) Gentoo
4 1 (1.52%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (19.70%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (13.64%) Scrum
3 8 (12.12%) OO
3 8 (12.12%) Line Management
4 6 (9.09%) E-Commerce
5 5 (7.58%) MVC
5 5 (7.58%) DevOps
6 4 (6.06%) Web Development
7 3 (4.55%) Data Management
7 3 (4.55%) SOA
7 3 (4.55%) Continuous Integration
8 2 (3.03%) Progressive Enhancement
8 2 (3.03%) Graceful Degradation
8 2 (3.03%) Mentoring
8 2 (3.03%) Project Management
8 2 (3.03%) Workflow
8 2 (3.03%) CRM
8 2 (3.03%) Release Management
8 2 (3.03%) Test Management
8 2 (3.03%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 34 (51.52%) Tcl
2 32 (48.48%) Perl
3 21 (31.82%) JavaScript
4 13 (19.70%) SQL
4 13 (19.70%) Python
5 12 (18.18%) Java
6 9 (13.64%) Ruby
7 5 (7.58%) C
8 4 (6.06%) PHP5
9 3 (4.55%) PL/SQL
10 2 (3.03%) PowerShell
10 2 (3.03%) Bash Shell
10 2 (3.03%) Korn
10 2 (3.03%) Shell Script
11 1 (1.52%) C#
11 1 (1.52%) C++
Qualifications
1 4 (6.06%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (4.55%) QA
System Software
1 2 (3.03%) VMware Infrastructure
1 2 (3.03%) Varnish
Systems Management
1 20 (30.30%) OpenSSO
2 2 (3.03%) Puppet
2 2 (3.03%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 26 (39.39%) Oracle
2 12 (18.18%) Microsoft
3 2 (3.03%) VMware
3 2 (3.03%) Zend
4 1 (1.52%) Facebook
4 1 (1.52%) Adobe
4 1 (1.52%) HP
4 1 (1.52%) Red Hat
Peterborough
Computer Futures
Rate: £300 - £400 per day + then Permanent
Posted: 5 days ago
Cambridge
The People Network
Rate: £250 - £320 per day
Posted: 22 days ago