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 18 September 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
18 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
PHP
Rank 25 49 39
Rank change year-on-year
+24 -10
Contract jobs citing PHP 44 19 24
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 5.66% 2.53% 3.20%
As % of the Programming Languages category 13.88% 5.99% 6.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 31 15 14
Average daily rate
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£320 £300 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +9.09%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £225 £227
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £350 £362
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £288 £288
% change year-on-year
+13.04% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £57.50 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £31.00 £27.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+14.81% +20.00%
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
317 317 345
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 40.75% 42.27% 46.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 208 124 159
Average daily rate £350 £300 £328
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.66% -8.39%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £440 £438
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 23 61
Average hourly rate £57.50 £39.00 £38.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+47.43% +1.29%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £32.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -7.14%

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 18 September 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 18 September 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 +25 38 £325 +23.80% 17
Peterborough +9 1 £338 -3.57% 6
St Neots - - - -
Ely - - - -
Huntingdon - - - - 2
PHP
East of England

PHP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire

For the 6 months to 18 September 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 39 (52.70%) Tcl
2 36 (48.65%) HTML
2 36 (48.65%) Perl
3 34 (45.95%) Open Source
4 33 (44.59%) Oracle
4 33 (44.59%) CSS
4 33 (44.59%) jQuery
5 29 (39.19%) MySQL
6 28 (37.84%) HTML5
7 25 (33.78%) CSS3
8 24 (32.43%) JavaScript
9 23 (31.08%) OAuth
9 23 (31.08%) OpenID
9 23 (31.08%) OpenSSO
10 19 (25.68%) MS Exchange
10 19 (25.68%) SMTP
11 17 (22.97%) Linux
12 16 (21.62%) LAMP
13 14 (18.92%) Microsoft
14 12 (16.22%) Python
14 12 (16.22%) SQL
14 12 (16.22%) Agile Software Development
15 11 (14.86%) Java
16 9 (12.16%) Apache
16 9 (12.16%) Ruby
16 9 (12.16%) AngularJS
16 9 (12.16%) Line Management
17 8 (10.81%) Symfony
17 8 (10.81%) OO
17 8 (10.81%) Scrum

PHP
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire by Category

For the 6 months to 18 September 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 (25.68%) MS Exchange
2 9 (12.16%) Apache
3 4 (5.41%) Node.js
4 3 (4.05%) WordPress
5 2 (2.70%) Moodle
5 2 (2.70%) Apache Pig
6 1 (1.35%) Apache Solr
Applications
1 3 (4.05%) Photoshop
2 2 (2.70%) MS Office
2 2 (2.70%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (2.70%) Shopify
2 1 (1.35%) osCommerce
2 1 (1.35%) Magento
2 1 (1.35%) Zen Cart
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.35%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 19 (25.68%) SMTP
2 7 (9.46%) Internet
3 1 (1.35%) ZigBee
3 1 (1.35%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 29 (39.19%) MySQL
2 7 (9.46%) MongoDB
3 6 (8.11%) Redis
4 3 (4.05%) Hadoop
4 3 (4.05%) Relational Database
5 2 (2.70%) Oracle Database
5 2 (2.70%) Apache Hive
5 2 (2.70%) NoSQL
6 1 (1.35%) Big Data
6 1 (1.35%) SQL Server
6 1 (1.35%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 6 (8.11%) Grunt
2 5 (6.76%) PHPUnit
3 4 (5.41%) Git (software)
3 4 (5.41%) Yeoman
3 4 (5.41%) Bower
3 4 (5.41%) Jenkins
4 2 (2.70%) Karma Test Runner
4 2 (2.70%) JIRA
4 2 (2.70%) Jasmine
5 1 (1.35%) Subversion
5 1 (1.35%) Behat
5 1 (1.35%) Selenium
5 1 (1.35%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 1 (1.35%) Mercurial
General
1 5 (6.76%) Finance
2 3 (4.05%) Banking
2 3 (4.05%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 63 (85.14%) Developer
2 21 (28.38%) PHP Developer
3 19 (25.68%) Web Developer
4 2 (2.70%) Applications Developer
4 2 (2.70%) Analyst
4 2 (2.70%) Technical Analyst
4 2 (2.70%) Perl Developer
4 2 (2.70%) Support Analyst
4 2 (2.70%) Technical Support
4 2 (2.70%) Technical Support Analyst
4 2 (2.70%) HTML Developer
4 2 (2.70%) Linux Systems Administrator
4 2 (2.70%) Linux Administrator
4 2 (2.70%) PHP Web Developer
4 2 (2.70%) Technical Developer
4 2 (2.70%) CSS Developer
4 2 (2.70%) Moodle Developer
4 2 (2.70%) WordPress Developer
4 2 (2.70%) DevOps Administrator
5 1 (1.35%) DevOps Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 36 (48.65%) HTML
2 33 (44.59%) CSS
2 33 (44.59%) jQuery
3 28 (37.84%) HTML5
4 25 (33.78%) CSS3
5 23 (31.08%) OAuth
5 23 (31.08%) OpenID
6 16 (21.62%) LAMP
7 9 (12.16%) AngularJS
8 8 (10.81%) Symfony
9 6 (8.11%) REST
10 4 (5.41%) Backbone.js
10 4 (5.41%) KnockoutJS
10 4 (5.41%) XML
11 3 (4.05%) .NET
11 3 (4.05%) Memcached
12 2 (2.70%) WCF
12 2 (2.70%) Laravel
12 2 (2.70%) ExpressJS
12 2 (2.70%) DOM
Miscellaneous
1 34 (45.95%) Open Source
2 5 (6.76%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (4.05%) Internet of Things
4 2 (2.70%) Machine to Machine
4 2 (2.70%) VLE
4 2 (2.70%) Graphic Design
4 2 (2.70%) Computer Science
5 1 (1.35%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 17 (22.97%) Linux
2 3 (4.05%) UNIX
2 3 (4.05%) Windows
3 1 (1.35%) AIX
3 1 (1.35%) HPUX
3 1 (1.35%) Solaris
3 1 (1.35%) FreeBSD
3 1 (1.35%) Debian
3 1 (1.35%) Gentoo
3 1 (1.35%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (16.22%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (12.16%) Line Management
3 8 (10.81%) Scrum
3 8 (10.81%) OO
4 7 (9.46%) MVC
5 6 (8.11%) E-Commerce
6 5 (6.76%) DevOps
6 5 (6.76%) Web Development
7 3 (4.05%) Data Management
7 3 (4.05%) SOA
7 3 (4.05%) Continuous Integration
8 2 (2.70%) TDD
8 2 (2.70%) Project Management
8 2 (2.70%) Workflow
8 2 (2.70%) CRM
8 2 (2.70%) Mentoring
8 2 (2.70%) Release Management
8 2 (2.70%) Progressive Enhancement
8 2 (2.70%) Graceful Degradation
9 1 (1.35%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 39 (52.70%) Tcl
2 36 (48.65%) Perl
3 24 (32.43%) JavaScript
4 12 (16.22%) SQL
4 12 (16.22%) Python
5 11 (14.86%) Java
6 9 (12.16%) Ruby
7 5 (6.76%) C
8 4 (5.41%) PHP5
9 3 (4.05%) PL/SQL
10 2 (2.70%) C#
11 1 (1.35%) PowerShell
11 1 (1.35%) Bash Shell
11 1 (1.35%) Korn
11 1 (1.35%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 4 (5.41%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (4.05%) QA
System Software
1 2 (2.70%) Varnish
2 1 (1.35%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 23 (31.08%) OpenSSO
2 2 (2.70%) Puppet
2 2 (2.70%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 33 (44.59%) Oracle
2 14 (18.92%) Microsoft
3 3 (4.05%) Zend
4 1 (1.35%) HP
4 1 (1.35%) Red Hat
4 1 (1.35%) VMware