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 22 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
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
PHP
Rank 51 23 27
Rank change year-on-year
-28 +4
Contract jobs citing PHP 15 46 26
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 2.00% 6.55% 4.74%
As % of the Programming Languages category 4.66% 15.38% 10.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 24 20
Average daily rate
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£325 £375 £285
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-13.33% +31.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £233 £184
10% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £425 £328
UK excluding London average daily rate £314 £338 £275
% change year-on-year
-7.03% +22.72%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 7 0
Average hourly rate £9.50 £39.00 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-75.64% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £37.40 £20.75
% change year-on-year
-39.83% +80.21%
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
322 299 254
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 42.99% 42.59% 46.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 184 154 124
Average daily rate £325 £375 £303
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-13.33% +23.96%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £263 £228
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £438 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £340 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.94% +4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 26 26 33
Average hourly rate £40.00 £37.50 £40.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -6.25%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.40 £35.00 £35.35
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £40.50 £45.00
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 22 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 22 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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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 9 £325 -13.33% 21
Peterborough +8 5 £250 -25.37% 5
PHP
East of England

PHP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire

For the 6 months to 22 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 34 (75.56%) HTML
2 33 (73.33%) CSS
3 32 (71.11%) JavaScript
4 26 (57.78%) HTML5
5 23 (51.11%) MySQL
6 22 (48.89%) Laravel
7 20 (44.44%) AngularJS
8 19 (42.22%) OOP
9 18 (40.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
10 15 (33.33%) MVC
10 15 (33.33%) Symfony
11 14 (31.11%) jQuery
11 14 (31.11%) Git (software)
12 13 (28.89%) PHP5
12 13 (28.89%) Linux
12 13 (28.89%) CSS3
13 11 (24.44%) Apache
14 10 (22.22%) RESTful
14 10 (22.22%) Unit Testing
15 9 (20.00%) Twitter
16 8 (17.78%) nginx
16 8 (17.78%) PHPUnit
16 8 (17.78%) Java
17 6 (13.33%) Perl
17 6 (13.33%) LAMP
17 6 (13.33%) Bash Shell
17 6 (13.33%) Amazon AWS
17 6 (13.33%) Puppet
17 6 (13.33%) Ruby
17 6 (13.33%) Ajax

PHP
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire by Category

For the 6 months to 22 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 (24.44%) Apache
2 8 (17.78%) nginx
3 4 (8.89%) WordPress
4 2 (4.44%) Node.js
4 2 (4.44%) Drupal
5 1 (2.22%) CMS
5 1 (2.22%) Apache Solr
Applications
1 2 (4.44%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 3 (6.67%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 6 (13.33%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (2.22%) Google Analytics
2 1 (2.22%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.22%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (51.11%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 14 (31.11%) Git (software)
2 8 (17.78%) PHPUnit
3 2 (4.44%) Visual Studio
4 1 (2.22%) Subversion
4 1 (2.22%) Firebug
4 1 (2.22%) Fiddler
4 1 (2.22%) Jenkins
4 1 (2.22%) Jasmine
4 1 (2.22%) Karma Test Runner
4 1 (2.22%) Grunt
General
1 1 (2.22%) Retail
Job Titles
1 38 (84.44%) Developer
2 27 (60.00%) PHP Developer
3 13 (28.89%) Web Developer
4 8 (17.78%) PHP Web Developer
5 6 (13.33%) Linux DevOps Engineer
5 6 (13.33%) DevOps Engineer
6 4 (8.89%) PHP Symfony Developer
7 3 (6.67%) Front-End Developer
7 3 (6.67%) PHP LAMP Developer
8 2 (4.44%) Magento Developer
8 2 (4.44%) Full Stack Developer
8 2 (4.44%) PHP Magento Developer
9 1 (2.22%) Architect
9 1 (2.22%) Solutions Architect
9 1 (2.22%) JavaScript Developer
9 1 (2.22%) Drupal Developer
9 1 (2.22%) UI Developer
9 1 (2.22%) Front-End Web Developer
9 1 (2.22%) PHP MySQL Developer
9 1 (2.22%) UI Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 34 (75.56%) HTML
2 33 (73.33%) CSS
3 26 (57.78%) HTML5
4 22 (48.89%) Laravel
5 20 (44.44%) AngularJS
6 18 (40.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
7 15 (33.33%) Symfony
8 14 (31.11%) jQuery
9 13 (28.89%) CSS3
10 10 (22.22%) RESTful
11 6 (13.33%) LAMP
11 6 (13.33%) Ajax
12 3 (6.67%) .NET
13 2 (4.44%) Doctrine
13 2 (4.44%) LESS
13 2 (4.44%) ASP.NET
14 1 (2.22%) XHTML
14 1 (2.22%) J2EE
14 1 (2.22%) Web Services
14 1 (2.22%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (2.22%) Data Integration
1 1 (2.22%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 13 (28.89%) Linux
2 3 (6.67%) Windows
2 3 (6.67%) Android
2 3 (6.67%) Apple iOS
3 2 (4.44%) Debian
4 1 (2.22%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (42.22%) OOP
2 15 (33.33%) MVC
3 10 (22.22%) Unit Testing
4 6 (13.33%) DevOps
5 4 (8.89%) Web Development
5 4 (8.89%) E-Commerce
6 3 (6.67%) OO
6 3 (6.67%) Continuous Integration
6 3 (6.67%) Android Development
7 2 (4.44%) OO PHP
7 2 (4.44%) Web Design
8 1 (2.22%) SEO
8 1 (2.22%) Web Analytics
8 1 (2.22%) Rapid Prototyping
8 1 (2.22%) Analytics
8 1 (2.22%) High Availability
8 1 (2.22%) Responsive Web Design
8 1 (2.22%) iOS Development
Programming Languages
1 32 (71.11%) JavaScript
2 13 (28.89%) PHP5
3 8 (17.78%) Java
4 6 (13.33%) Perl
4 6 (13.33%) Bash Shell
4 6 (13.33%) Ruby
5 2 (4.44%) Python
6 1 (2.22%) SQL
Systems Management
1 6 (13.33%) Puppet
1 6 (13.33%) Ansible
1 6 (13.33%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 9 (20.00%) Twitter
2 2 (4.44%) Zend
3 1 (2.22%) ATG
3 1 (2.22%) Endeca
3 1 (2.22%) Google
3 1 (2.22%) hybris
Cambridge
Explore Group
Rate: £200 - £220 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Mortimer Spinks
Posted: 6 days ago
Cambridge
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £9.00 - £10 per hour
Posted: 12 days ago
Cambridgeshire
Interquest - ITQ Financial - Tunbridge Wells
Rate: £200 - £300 per day
Posted: 18 days ago