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 16 April 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
16 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
PHP
Rank 24 28 18
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -10
Contract jobs citing PHP 55 31 57
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 7.51% 5.08% 7.22%
As % of the Programming Languages category 17.24% 10.76% 13.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 23 33
Average daily rate £300 £290 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.44% -3.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £190 £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £325 £395
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £275 £275
% change year-on-year
+18.18% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 0 4
Average hourly rate £38.25 - £48.75
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £36.35 - £20.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.50 - £60.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £15.75 £18.00
% change year-on-year
+122.22% -12.50%
Programming Languages Category
Cambridgeshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
319 288 437
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 43.58% 47.21% 55.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 157 146 234
Average daily rate £350 £303 £330
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.70% -8.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £230 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £415 £400 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £330 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+1.53% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 33 27 46
Average hourly rate £39.00 £40.00 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.50% +6.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.00 £35.00 £32.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £51.50 £60.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £35.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+2.85% +2.94%
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 16 April 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 16 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
Cambridge +15 40 £313 +5.93% 25
Peterborough -19 4 £335 -
St Neots - - - -
Ely - - - -
Huntingdon - - - - 1
PHP
East of England

PHP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire

For the 6 months to 16 April 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 50 (61.73%) JavaScript
2 46 (56.79%) MySQL
3 41 (50.62%) HTML
4 38 (46.91%) CSS
5 33 (40.74%) OO
6 29 (35.80%) PHP5
7 28 (34.57%) jQuery
8 27 (33.33%) Apache
9 26 (32.10%) MVC
9 26 (32.10%) Ajax
10 25 (30.86%) Linux
11 21 (25.93%) XHTML
12 20 (24.69%) E-Commerce
13 19 (23.46%) Web Services
13 19 (23.46%) C#
14 16 (19.75%) OOP
15 14 (17.28%) LAMP
15 14 (17.28%) WCF
16 13 (16.05%) WordPress
16 13 (16.05%) Nagios
16 13 (16.05%) Oracle
16 13 (16.05%) .NET
17 11 (13.58%) Android
17 11 (13.58%) Apple iOS
17 11 (13.58%) Android Development
17 11 (13.58%) iOS Development
17 11 (13.58%) Ubuntu
17 11 (13.58%) Java
18 10 (12.35%) ASP.NET
18 10 (12.35%) XML

PHP
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire by Category

For the 6 months to 16 April 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 27 (33.33%) Apache
2 13 (16.05%) WordPress
3 5 (6.17%) CMS
4 3 (3.70%) SharePoint
4 3 (3.70%) MS Exchange
5 1 (1.23%) concrete5
Applications
1 1 (1.23%) MS Excel
1 1 (1.23%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 7 (8.64%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.23%) Rackspace Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 3 (3.70%) SMTP
2 2 (2.47%) HTTP
3 1 (1.23%) TCP/IP
3 1 (1.23%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 46 (56.79%) MySQL
2 4 (4.94%) NoSQL
2 4 (4.94%) SQL Server
3 3 (3.70%) Crystal Reports
4 1 (1.23%) PostgreSQL
4 1 (1.23%) RDBMS
4 1 (1.23%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 9 (11.11%) Subversion
2 3 (3.70%) Visual Studio
3 2 (2.47%) Jenkins
General
1 3 (3.70%) Games
2 2 (2.47%) Online Betting
2 2 (2.47%) Banking
2 2 (2.47%) Telecoms
2 2 (2.47%) Finance
3 1 (1.23%) Legal
Job Titles
1 74 (91.36%) Developer
2 28 (34.57%) PHP Developer
3 17 (20.99%) Web Developer
4 12 (14.81%) Senior Developer
4 12 (14.81%) LAMP Developer
5 8 (9.88%) Senior PHP Developer
6 6 (7.41%) .NET Developer
7 5 (6.17%) C# Developer
8 4 (4.94%) PHP Magento Developer
8 4 (4.94%) Senior C# Developer
8 4 (4.94%) Analyst
8 4 (4.94%) Applications Developer
9 3 (3.70%) .NET Applications Developer
9 3 (3.70%) Senior .NET Developer
9 3 (3.70%) SQL Developer
9 3 (3.70%) Analyst Developer
9 3 (3.70%) Front-End Developer
9 3 (3.70%) C# .NET Developer
10 1 (1.23%) Operations Manager
10 1 (1.23%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 41 (50.62%) HTML
2 38 (46.91%) CSS
3 28 (34.57%) jQuery
4 26 (32.10%) Ajax
5 21 (25.93%) XHTML
6 19 (23.46%) Web Services
7 14 (17.28%) LAMP
7 14 (17.28%) WCF
8 13 (16.05%) .NET
9 10 (12.35%) ASP.NET
9 10 (12.35%) XML
10 9 (11.11%) REST
11 8 (9.88%) Smarty
12 5 (6.17%) ASP.NET MVC
13 3 (3.70%) OAuth
13 3 (3.70%) OpenID
13 3 (3.70%) HTML5
13 3 (3.70%) CSS3
14 2 (2.47%) XSLT
15 1 (1.23%) JSP
Miscellaneous
1 8 (9.88%) Mathematics
2 4 (4.94%) Blog
3 3 (3.70%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 25 (30.86%) Linux
2 11 (13.58%) Android
2 11 (13.58%) Apple iOS
2 11 (13.58%) Ubuntu
3 1 (1.23%) Debian
3 1 (1.23%) UNIX
3 1 (1.23%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 33 (40.74%) OO
2 26 (32.10%) MVC
3 20 (24.69%) E-Commerce
4 16 (19.75%) OOP
5 11 (13.58%) Android Development
5 11 (13.58%) iOS Development
6 8 (9.88%) Unit Testing
6 8 (9.88%) Statistical Analysis
6 8 (9.88%) Validation
7 7 (8.64%) OOD
8 6 (7.41%) Continuous Integration
9 5 (6.17%) Agile Software Development
9 5 (6.17%) OO PHP
10 4 (4.94%) CQRS
10 4 (4.94%) Domain-Driven Design
10 4 (4.94%) TDD
10 4 (4.94%) Software Engineering
11 3 (3.70%) Data Modelling
11 3 (3.70%) Web Development
12 2 (2.47%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 50 (61.73%) JavaScript
2 29 (35.80%) PHP5
3 19 (23.46%) C#
4 11 (13.58%) Java
5 9 (11.11%) SQL
6 7 (8.64%) Perl
6 7 (8.64%) Tcl
7 6 (7.41%) C++
7 6 (7.41%) Delphi
7 6 (7.41%) Ruby
8 2 (2.47%) Python
9 1 (1.23%) C
9 1 (1.23%) VB
System Software
1 1 (1.23%) KVM
Systems Management
1 13 (16.05%) Nagios
2 3 (3.70%) OpenSSO
3 1 (1.23%) Puppet
Vendors
1 13 (16.05%) Oracle
2 7 (8.64%) Microsoft
3 3 (3.70%) Zend
4 1 (1.23%) Perforce
4 1 (1.23%) VMware
4 1 (1.23%) Rackspace
4 1 (1.23%) Percona
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