The first table below looks at the demand 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 28 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 Cambridgeshire 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
28 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
PHP
Rank 44 46 37
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -9
Contract jobs citing PHP 28 15 30
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 3.44% 2.05% 3.88%
As % of the Programming Languages category 7.65% 4.98% 8.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 13 14
Average daily rate
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£388 £285 £253
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+35.96% +12.87%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £200 £233
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £325 £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 £31.00 £22.66 £18.00
% change year-on-year
+36.80% +25.88%
Programming Languages Category
Cambridgeshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
366 301 369
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 44.96% 41.23% 47.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 223 145 178
Average daily rate £375 £350 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +9.37%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £196
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 33 60
Average hourly rate £42.25 £39.25 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+7.64% +4.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £31.50 £26.50 £31.70
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £42.50 £47.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £35.00
PHP
East of England

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 28 July 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 28 July 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 +12 26 £388 +55.00% 20
Peterborough +4 1 £338 +3.84% 5
St Neots - - - -
Huntingdon - - - - 2
PHP
East of England

PHP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire

For the 6 months to 28 July 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 42 (51.22%) JavaScript
2 40 (48.78%) HTML
3 38 (46.34%) MySQL
4 37 (45.12%) CSS
5 34 (41.46%) jQuery
6 28 (34.15%) Oracle
6 28 (34.15%) OO
7 24 (29.27%) Linux
8 23 (28.05%) Open Source
9 21 (25.61%) PHP5
9 21 (25.61%) Tcl
10 20 (24.39%) Java
10 20 (24.39%) Perl
10 20 (24.39%) HTML5
11 19 (23.17%) Web Services
11 19 (23.17%) Apache
12 18 (21.95%) C#
12 18 (21.95%) CSS3
13 17 (20.73%) MVC
14 16 (19.51%) LAMP
14 16 (19.51%) SMTP
14 16 (19.51%) MS Exchange
14 16 (19.51%) OpenID
14 16 (19.51%) OpenSSO
14 16 (19.51%) OAuth
14 16 (19.51%) Ajax
15 14 (17.07%) Ruby
15 14 (17.07%) XHTML
15 14 (17.07%) Microsoft
16 13 (15.85%) WordPress

PHP
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire by Category

For the 6 months to 28 July 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 19 (23.17%) Apache
2 16 (19.51%) MS Exchange
3 13 (15.85%) WordPress
4 4 (4.88%) Node.js
5 2 (2.44%) Apache Pig
6 1 (1.22%) concrete5
6 1 (1.22%) Apache Solr
6 1 (1.22%) CMS
Applications
1 1 (1.22%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 2 (2.44%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.22%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (1.22%) Rackspace Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 16 (19.51%) SMTP
2 5 (6.10%) Internet
3 2 (2.44%) HTTP
3 2 (2.44%) TCP/IP
4 1 (1.22%) ZigBee
Database & Business Intelligence
1 38 (46.34%) MySQL
2 6 (7.32%) NoSQL
3 4 (4.88%) SQL Server
4 3 (3.66%) Relational Database
5 2 (2.44%) Redis
5 2 (2.44%) Hadoop
5 2 (2.44%) Apache Hive
5 2 (2.44%) MongoDB
6 1 (1.22%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 4 (4.88%) Git (software)
1 4 (4.88%) Jenkins
2 2 (2.44%) Grunt
2 2 (2.44%) Karma Test Runner
2 2 (2.44%) Jasmine
2 2 (2.44%) Subversion
2 2 (2.44%) JIRA
3 1 (1.22%) Selenium
3 1 (1.22%) Mercurial
3 1 (1.22%) Behat
General
1 3 (3.66%) Telecoms
1 3 (3.66%) Finance
1 3 (3.66%) Games
1 3 (3.66%) Banking
2 2 (2.44%) Online Betting
3 1 (1.22%) Legal
Job Titles
1 72 (87.80%) Developer
2 21 (25.61%) Web Developer
3 11 (13.41%) LAMP Developer
4 10 (12.20%) PHP Developer
5 5 (6.10%) Senior Developer
5 5 (6.10%) C# Developer
6 4 (4.88%) Senior C# Developer
7 3 (3.66%) Applications Developer
7 3 (3.66%) C# .NET Developer
7 3 (3.66%) Senior .NET Developer
7 3 (3.66%) Front-End Developer
7 3 (3.66%) .NET Developer
8 2 (2.44%) Linux Administrator
8 2 (2.44%) DevOps Administrator
8 2 (2.44%) Magento Developer
8 2 (2.44%) Linux Systems Administrator
9 1 (1.22%) Technical Manager
9 1 (1.22%) Delivery Manager
9 1 (1.22%) Senior Software Engineer
9 1 (1.22%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 40 (48.78%) HTML
2 37 (45.12%) CSS
3 34 (41.46%) jQuery
4 20 (24.39%) HTML5
5 19 (23.17%) Web Services
6 18 (21.95%) CSS3
7 16 (19.51%) OAuth
7 16 (19.51%) OpenID
7 16 (19.51%) LAMP
7 16 (19.51%) Ajax
8 14 (17.07%) XHTML
9 12 (14.63%) WCF
9 12 (14.63%) REST
10 10 (12.20%) .NET
11 7 (8.54%) ASP.NET
12 5 (6.10%) ASP.NET MVC
12 5 (6.10%) AngularJS
13 4 (4.88%) Symfony
14 3 (3.66%) Memcached
15 2 (2.44%) ExpressJS
Miscellaneous
1 23 (28.05%) Open Source
2 4 (4.88%) Blog
3 3 (3.66%) Internet of Things
4 2 (2.44%) Machine to Machine
4 2 (2.44%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 24 (29.27%) Linux
2 12 (14.63%) Ubuntu
3 11 (13.41%) Android
3 11 (13.41%) Apple iOS
4 3 (3.66%) Windows
5 2 (2.44%) UNIX
6 1 (1.22%) FreeBSD
6 1 (1.22%) Debian
6 1 (1.22%) Gentoo
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (34.15%) OO
2 17 (20.73%) MVC
3 11 (13.41%) Android Development
3 11 (13.41%) iOS Development
4 8 (9.76%) Continuous Integration
4 8 (9.76%) E-Commerce
5 7 (8.54%) Scrum
6 6 (7.32%) Agile Software Development
6 6 (7.32%) TDD
6 6 (7.32%) OOP
7 5 (6.10%) OOD
7 5 (6.10%) DevOps
8 4 (4.88%) Domain-Driven Design
8 4 (4.88%) CQRS
8 4 (4.88%) Web Development
9 3 (3.66%) Data Management
9 3 (3.66%) SOA
9 3 (3.66%) Data Modelling
10 2 (2.44%) UML
10 2 (2.44%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 42 (51.22%) JavaScript
2 21 (25.61%) Tcl
2 21 (25.61%) PHP5
3 20 (24.39%) Perl
3 20 (24.39%) Java
4 18 (21.95%) C#
5 14 (17.07%) Ruby
6 9 (10.98%) Python
7 6 (7.32%) C++
7 6 (7.32%) Delphi
7 6 (7.32%) C
7 6 (7.32%) SQL
8 1 (1.22%) VB
Qualifications
1 3 (3.66%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (3.66%) QA
System Software
1 2 (2.44%) Varnish
Systems Management
1 16 (19.51%) OpenSSO
2 11 (13.41%) Nagios
3 2 (2.44%) Puppet
3 2 (2.44%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 28 (34.15%) Oracle
2 14 (17.07%) Microsoft
3 3 (3.66%) Zend
4 1 (1.22%) Rackspace
4 1 (1.22%) Red Hat
4 1 (1.22%) Perforce
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