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 1 May 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
1 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
PHP
Rank 50 22 30
Rank change year-on-year
-28 +8
Contract jobs citing PHP 16 54 30
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 2.16% 7.71% 4.86%
As % of the Programming Languages category 5.26% 17.20% 10.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 22 21
Average daily rate
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£250 £306 £290
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-18.36% +5.60%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £195 £225 £188
10% offered a daily rate of more than £331 £400 £325
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £325 £275
% change year-on-year
-7.69% +18.18%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 8 0
Average hourly rate - £39.75 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.20 £35.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
-13.71% +55.55%
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
304 314 276
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 41.08% 44.86% 44.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 169 149 134
Average daily rate £325 £338 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.70% +12.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £250 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £400 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £330 £325
% change year-on-year
+6.06% +1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 24 30 28
Average hourly rate £39.00 £39.00 £40.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -2.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.75 £35.00 £35.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £40.50 £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £36.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
- +2.85%

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 1 May 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 1 May 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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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 -26 8 £263 -12.50% 12
Peterborough +6 4 £288 -19.01% 6
PHP
East of England

PHP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire

For the 6 months to 1 May 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 32 (80.00%) HTML
1 32 (80.00%) JavaScript
2 31 (77.50%) CSS
3 25 (62.50%) HTML5
4 24 (60.00%) MySQL
5 22 (55.00%) Laravel
6 20 (50.00%) AngularJS
7 19 (47.50%) OOP
8 18 (45.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
9 15 (37.50%) MVC
9 15 (37.50%) Symfony
10 14 (35.00%) jQuery
10 14 (35.00%) Git (software)
11 13 (32.50%) PHP5
12 12 (30.00%) CSS3
13 11 (27.50%) Apache
14 10 (25.00%) Unit Testing
14 10 (25.00%) RESTful
15 9 (22.50%) Twitter
15 9 (22.50%) Linux
16 8 (20.00%) nginx
16 8 (20.00%) PHPUnit
17 6 (15.00%) Ajax
17 6 (15.00%) LAMP
18 5 (12.50%) Java
19 4 (10.00%) E-Commerce
19 4 (10.00%) Web Development
19 4 (10.00%) WordPress
20 3 (7.50%) Android Development
20 3 (7.50%) Apple iOS

PHP
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire by Category

For the 6 months to 1 May 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 11 (27.50%) Apache
2 8 (20.00%) nginx
3 4 (10.00%) WordPress
4 2 (5.00%) Drupal
4 2 (5.00%) Node.js
5 1 (2.50%) Apache Solr
5 1 (2.50%) CMS
Applications
1 2 (5.00%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 2 (5.00%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 2 (5.00%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (2.50%) SaaS
2 1 (2.50%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.50%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (60.00%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 14 (35.00%) Git (software)
2 8 (20.00%) PHPUnit
3 2 (5.00%) Visual Studio
4 1 (2.50%) Karma Test Runner
4 1 (2.50%) Grunt
4 1 (2.50%) Jasmine
4 1 (2.50%) Jenkins
4 1 (2.50%) Subversion
4 1 (2.50%) Firebug
4 1 (2.50%) Fiddler
General
1 1 (2.50%) Retail
Job Titles
1 38 (95.00%) Developer
2 27 (67.50%) PHP Developer
3 12 (30.00%) Web Developer
4 8 (20.00%) PHP Web Developer
5 4 (10.00%) PHP Symfony Developer
6 3 (7.50%) PHP LAMP Developer
7 2 (5.00%) Front-End Developer
7 2 (5.00%) DevOps Engineer
7 2 (5.00%) Magento Developer
7 2 (5.00%) Linux DevOps Engineer
7 2 (5.00%) Full Stack Developer
7 2 (5.00%) PHP Magento Developer
8 1 (2.50%) UI Programmer
8 1 (2.50%) PHP MySQL Developer
8 1 (2.50%) Junior Developer
8 1 (2.50%) Graduate Software Developer
8 1 (2.50%) Graduate Developer
8 1 (2.50%) Junior Software Developer
8 1 (2.50%) IT Graduate
8 1 (2.50%) JavaScript Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 32 (80.00%) HTML
2 31 (77.50%) CSS
3 25 (62.50%) HTML5
4 22 (55.00%) Laravel
5 20 (50.00%) AngularJS
6 18 (45.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
7 15 (37.50%) Symfony
8 14 (35.00%) jQuery
9 12 (30.00%) CSS3
10 10 (25.00%) RESTful
11 6 (15.00%) Ajax
11 6 (15.00%) LAMP
12 3 (7.50%) .NET
13 2 (5.00%) ASP.NET
13 2 (5.00%) LESS
13 2 (5.00%) Doctrine
14 1 (2.50%) Ember.js
14 1 (2.50%) Sass
14 1 (2.50%) Semantic HTML
14 1 (2.50%) Backbone.js
Miscellaneous
1 1 (2.50%) Mobile App
1 1 (2.50%) Computer Science
1 1 (2.50%) Data Integration
Operating Systems
1 9 (22.50%) Linux
2 3 (7.50%) Apple iOS
2 3 (7.50%) Android
2 3 (7.50%) Windows
3 2 (5.00%) Debian
4 1 (2.50%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (47.50%) OOP
2 15 (37.50%) MVC
3 10 (25.00%) Unit Testing
4 4 (10.00%) E-Commerce
4 4 (10.00%) Web Development
5 3 (7.50%) Android Development
5 3 (7.50%) Continuous Integration
5 3 (7.50%) OO
6 2 (5.00%) Web Design
6 2 (5.00%) OO PHP
6 2 (5.00%) DevOps
7 1 (2.50%) iOS Development
7 1 (2.50%) Responsive Web Design
7 1 (2.50%) Analytics
7 1 (2.50%) Rapid Prototyping
7 1 (2.50%) High Availability
7 1 (2.50%) Web Analytics
7 1 (2.50%) SEO
Programming Languages
1 32 (80.00%) JavaScript
2 13 (32.50%) PHP5
3 5 (12.50%) Java
4 2 (5.00%) Perl
4 2 (5.00%) Python
4 2 (5.00%) Ruby
4 2 (5.00%) Bash Shell
5 1 (2.50%) SQL
5 1 (2.50%) C#
5 1 (2.50%) C++
Systems Management
1 2 (5.00%) Puppet
1 2 (5.00%) Opscode Chef
1 2 (5.00%) Ansible
Vendors
1 9 (22.50%) Twitter
2 2 (5.00%) Zend
3 1 (2.50%) hybris
3 1 (2.50%) Endeca
3 1 (2.50%) Google
3 1 (2.50%) ATG
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Mortimer Spinks
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