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 5 February 2016 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
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
PHP
Rank 51 39 25
Rank change year-on-year
-12 -14
Contract jobs citing PHP 5 25 36
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 0.83% 3.46% 6.92%
As % of the Programming Languages category 2.16% 7.60% 14.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 20 23
Average daily rate £225 £213 £315
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% -32.53%
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £325 £300
% change year-on-year
- +8.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 4
Average hourly rate - - £24.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.25 £30.20 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+16.72% +43.80%
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
232 329 242
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 38.60% 45.50% 46.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 118 177 123
Average daily rate £375 £375 £375
90% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £210 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £504 £475 £750
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £355 £325
% change year-on-year
+5.63% +9.23%
Number of hourly rates quoted 21 30 32
Average hourly rate £37.50 £42.50 £38.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-11.76% +10.38%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.94 £32.50 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £44.00 £47.25
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £35.50 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+12.67% +4.41%

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
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 5 February 2016. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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 -13 4 £225 +12.50% 12
PHP
East of England

PHP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 18 (56.25%) JavaScript
2 12 (37.50%) HTML
3 11 (34.38%) MySQL
3 11 (34.38%) Python
4 10 (31.25%) CSS
4 10 (31.25%) Unit Testing
5 9 (28.13%) C++
6 8 (25.00%) Laravel
7 6 (18.75%) jQuery
7 6 (18.75%) Test Automation
7 6 (18.75%) Unreal Engine
7 6 (18.75%) Games
8 5 (15.63%) LAMP
8 5 (15.63%) Symfony
8 5 (15.63%) Relational Database
8 5 (15.63%) Qt
8 5 (15.63%) HTML5
8 5 (15.63%) CSS3
9 4 (12.50%) MongoDB
9 4 (12.50%) PostGIS
9 4 (12.50%) Continuous Integration
9 4 (12.50%) Zend
9 4 (12.50%) Web Development
9 4 (12.50%) MVC
9 4 (12.50%) PostgreSQL
9 4 (12.50%) Ajax
9 4 (12.50%) OOP
9 4 (12.50%) OO
9 4 (12.50%) Java
9 4 (12.50%) SQL

PHP
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 2 (6.25%) Apache
1 2 (6.25%) WordPress
2 1 (3.13%) Apache Solr
2 1 (3.13%) ColdFusion
Business Applications
1 3 (9.38%) BigMachines
1 3 (9.38%) Eloqua
Cloud Services
1 3 (9.38%) Cloud Computing
1 3 (9.38%) SaaS
2 1 (3.13%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (3.13%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 2 (6.25%) HTTP
2 1 (3.13%) 802.15
2 1 (3.13%) Bluetooth
2 1 (3.13%) Ethernet
2 1 (3.13%) Internet
2 1 (3.13%) Skype
2 1 (3.13%) SSL
2 1 (3.13%) TCP/IP
2 1 (3.13%) Wi-Fi
2 1 (3.13%) X.509
2 1 (3.13%) ZigBee
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (34.38%) MySQL
2 5 (15.63%) Relational Database
3 4 (12.50%) MongoDB
3 4 (12.50%) PostgreSQL
4 1 (3.13%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 3 (9.38%) Git (software)
1 3 (9.38%) Oracle APEX
2 1 (3.13%) JIRA
General
1 6 (18.75%) Games
2 2 (6.25%) Finance
Job Titles
1 23 (71.88%) Developer
2 15 (46.88%) PHP Developer
3 6 (18.75%) Automation Engineer
3 6 (18.75%) Test Automation Engineer
3 6 (18.75%) Test Engineer
4 4 (12.50%) PHP Zend Developer
4 4 (12.50%) Systems Developer
5 3 (9.38%) Full Stack Developer
6 2 (6.25%) Django Developer
6 2 (6.25%) MongoDB Developer
6 2 (6.25%) PHP Laravel Developer
6 2 (6.25%) Python Developer
6 2 (6.25%) Python/Django Developer
6 2 (6.25%) WordPress Developer
7 1 (3.13%) Applications Developer
7 1 (3.13%) Automation Tester
7 1 (3.13%) ColdFusion Developer
7 1 (3.13%) Head of IT
7 1 (3.13%) Tester
7 1 (3.13%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (37.50%) HTML
2 10 (31.25%) CSS
3 8 (25.00%) Laravel
4 6 (18.75%) jQuery
4 6 (18.75%) Unreal Engine
5 5 (15.63%) CSS3
5 5 (15.63%) HTML5
5 5 (15.63%) LAMP
5 5 (15.63%) Qt
5 5 (15.63%) Symfony
6 4 (12.50%) Ajax
6 4 (12.50%) PostGIS
7 3 (9.38%) AngularJS
7 3 (9.38%) Mason
7 3 (9.38%) Visualforce
8 2 (6.25%) Django
8 2 (6.25%) Doctrine
8 2 (6.25%) REST
8 2 (6.25%) Web Services
9 1 (3.13%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 3 (9.38%) Fintech
2 1 (3.13%) Biology
2 1 (3.13%) Computer Science
2 1 (3.13%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 1 (3.13%) Linux
1 1 (3.13%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (31.25%) Unit Testing
2 6 (18.75%) Test Automation
3 4 (12.50%) Continuous Integration
3 4 (12.50%) CRM
3 4 (12.50%) MVC
3 4 (12.50%) OO
3 4 (12.50%) OOP
3 4 (12.50%) Web Development
4 3 (9.38%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (9.38%) TDD
5 2 (6.25%) E-Commerce
5 2 (6.25%) Front End Development
6 1 (3.13%) Automation Testing
6 1 (3.13%) BDD
6 1 (3.13%) Data Visualisation
6 1 (3.13%) DevOps
6 1 (3.13%) Disaster Recovery
6 1 (3.13%) Integration Testing
6 1 (3.13%) Product Management
6 1 (3.13%) Regression Testing
Programming Languages
1 18 (56.25%) JavaScript
2 11 (34.38%) Python
3 9 (28.13%) C++
4 4 (12.50%) Java
4 4 (12.50%) SQL
5 3 (9.38%) Apex Code
5 3 (9.38%) Perl
6 2 (6.25%) C
7 1 (3.13%) Bash Shell
7 1 (3.13%) C#
7 1 (3.13%) PHP 5
7 1 (3.13%) XPath
7 1 (3.13%) XQuery
Qualifications
1 1 (3.13%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.13%) QA
Vendors
1 4 (12.50%) Zend
2 3 (9.38%) Oracle
2 3 (9.38%) Perforce
2 3 (9.38%) Salesforce.com
2 3 (9.38%) Siebel