The table below looks at the statistics for PHP skills in IT contracts advertised for the Cambridgeshire region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited PHP over the 3 months to 29 September 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
29 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
PHP
Rank 40 59 31
Rank change year-on-year
+19 -28
Contract jobs citing PHP 11 14 43
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 2.07% 1.70% 5.66%
As % of the Programming Languages category 4.21% 3.49% 13.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 10 31
Median daily rate £325 £288 £320
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.04% -10.15%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £208 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £373 £312 £400
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £300 £325
% change year-on-year
+16.66% -7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 1
Median hourly rate £15.00 - £57.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.00 £17.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-14.28% -30.00%
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
261 401 318
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 49.06% 48.67% 41.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 119 216 208
Median daily rate £375 £360 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.16% +2.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £252 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £480 £450 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 27 28 11
Median hourly rate £42.50 £50.00 £57.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-15.00% -13.04%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £38.00 £19.60
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £60.00 £60.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.25 £39.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+5.76% +11.42%

PHP
Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridgeshire

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Cambridgeshire region citing PHP as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 29 September 2016.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing PHP within the Cambridgeshire region over the 3 months to 29 September 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Cambridge +19 9 £325 +13.04% 16
PHP
East of England

PHP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire

For the 6 months to 29 September 2016, IT contractor jobs citing PHP also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Cambridgeshire region with a requirement for PHP.

1 16 (50.00%) MySQL
2 13 (40.63%) HTML
2 13 (40.63%) JavaScript
2 13 (40.63%) Drupal
3 10 (31.25%) Web Development
4 9 (28.13%) CSS
4 9 (28.13%) Linux
5 8 (25.00%) Git (software)
6 7 (21.88%) Java
7 6 (18.75%) CRM
7 6 (18.75%) Python
7 6 (18.75%) HTML5
7 6 (18.75%) Symfony
7 6 (18.75%) Zend
7 6 (18.75%) Jenkins
8 5 (15.63%) SQL Server
8 5 (15.63%) DevOps
9 4 (12.50%) Virtual Environments
9 4 (12.50%) Virtual Machines
9 4 (12.50%) Perl
9 4 (12.50%) Microsoft
9 4 (12.50%) ERP
9 4 (12.50%) OO
9 4 (12.50%) VMware
9 4 (12.50%) Windows
9 4 (12.50%) Puppet
9 4 (12.50%) Digital Media
9 4 (12.50%) jQuery
9 4 (12.50%) Network Security
9 4 (12.50%) Time Management

PHP
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 13 (40.63%) Drupal
2 3 (9.38%) Apache
2 3 (9.38%) CMS
2 3 (9.38%) Elasticsearch
2 3 (9.38%) Mule
2 3 (9.38%) Tomcat
3 1 (3.13%) OpenStack
Applications
1 2 (6.25%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 3 (9.38%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (6.25%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (3.13%) Amazon EC2
3 1 (3.13%) Google Analytics
3 1 (3.13%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 4 (12.50%) Network Security
2 2 (6.25%) HTTP
2 2 (6.25%) SAN
2 2 (6.25%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (50.00%) MySQL
2 5 (15.63%) SQL Server
3 3 (9.38%) MariaDB
3 3 (9.38%) MongoDB
3 3 (9.38%) SQL Server 2008
4 2 (6.25%) Oracle Database
4 2 (6.25%) Oracle Database 10g
4 2 (6.25%) Oracle Database 11g
4 2 (6.25%) SQL Server 2005
4 2 (6.25%) SQL Server 2012
5 1 (3.13%) PostgreSQL
5 1 (3.13%) RDBMS
5 1 (3.13%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 8 (25.00%) Git (software)
2 6 (18.75%) Jenkins
3 2 (6.25%) Subversion
3 2 (6.25%) TeamCity
4 1 (3.13%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 1 (3.13%) Cucumber
4 1 (3.13%) FindBugs
4 1 (3.13%) NUnit
4 1 (3.13%) Octopus Deploy
4 1 (3.13%) Selenium
4 1 (3.13%) Sonatype Nexus
4 1 (3.13%) TortoiseSVN
4 1 (3.13%) Vagrant
General
1 2 (6.25%) Marketing
2 1 (3.13%) Publishing
2 1 (3.13%) Retail
Job Titles
1 21 (65.63%) Developer
2 10 (31.25%) Drupal Developer
3 9 (28.13%) PHP Developer
4 5 (15.63%) DevOps Engineer
5 4 (12.50%) MySQL Developer
5 4 (12.50%) PHP MySQL Developer
6 3 (9.38%) .NET Developer
6 3 (9.38%) Applications Support
6 3 (9.38%) PHP Drupal Developer
6 3 (9.38%) Web Developer
7 2 (6.25%) Cloud Engineer
7 2 (6.25%) JavaScript Developer
7 2 (6.25%) JavaScript Engineer
7 2 (6.25%) Linux Developer
7 2 (6.25%) Linux Engineer
7 2 (6.25%) Operations Engineer
7 2 (6.25%) PHP Web Developer
7 2 (6.25%) Python Developer
8 1 (3.13%) PostgreSQL Developer
8 1 (3.13%) Symfony Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (40.63%) HTML
2 9 (28.13%) CSS
3 6 (18.75%) HTML5
3 6 (18.75%) Symfony
4 4 (12.50%) jQuery
5 3 (9.38%) .NET
5 3 (9.38%) XML
6 2 (6.25%) .NET Framework
6 2 (6.25%) AngularJS
6 2 (6.25%) Doctrine
6 2 (6.25%) ELK Stack
6 2 (6.25%) Entity Framework
6 2 (6.25%) Google Maps API
6 2 (6.25%) LAMP
6 2 (6.25%) Laravel
6 2 (6.25%) Web Services
7 1 (3.13%) Lambda Expressions
7 1 (3.13%) Node.js
7 1 (3.13%) Razor View Engine
7 1 (3.13%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 4 (12.50%) Digital Media
2 2 (6.25%) Hybrid Cloud
3 1 (3.13%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 9 (28.13%) Linux
2 4 (12.50%) Windows
3 2 (6.25%) Unix
3 2 (6.25%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (31.25%) Web Development
2 6 (18.75%) CRM
3 5 (15.63%) DevOps
4 4 (12.50%) ERP
4 4 (12.50%) OO
4 4 (12.50%) Time Management
4 4 (12.50%) Virtual Environments
5 3 (9.38%) Agile Software Development
6 2 (6.25%) Analytics
6 2 (6.25%) Email Marketing
7 1 (3.13%) BDD
7 1 (3.13%) Continuous Integration
7 1 (3.13%) ITIL
7 1 (3.13%) Migration
7 1 (3.13%) Multithreading
7 1 (3.13%) MVC
7 1 (3.13%) MVVM
7 1 (3.13%) Open Source
7 1 (3.13%) Scrum
7 1 (3.13%) Static Code Analysis
Programming Languages
1 13 (40.63%) JavaScript
2 7 (21.88%) Java
3 6 (18.75%) Python
4 4 (12.50%) Perl
5 3 (9.38%) C#
5 3 (9.38%) SQL
6 2 (6.25%) PowerShell
6 2 (6.25%) Ruby
6 2 (6.25%) Shell Script
7 1 (3.13%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 1 (3.13%) CEH
1 1 (3.13%) CHECK Team Leader
1 1 (3.13%) CHECK Team Member
1 1 (3.13%) CREST Certified
1 1 (3.13%) OSCP
System Software
1 4 (12.50%) Virtual Machines
1 4 (12.50%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (9.38%) Varnish
3 2 (6.25%) Apache ZooKeeper
3 2 (6.25%) Hyper-V
3 2 (6.25%) VMware ESX
4 1 (3.13%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 4 (12.50%) Puppet
2 2 (6.25%) Ansible
2 2 (6.25%) Cobbler
2 2 (6.25%) HP Quality Center
2 2 (6.25%) Kibana
2 2 (6.25%) logstash
2 2 (6.25%) Opscode Chef
2 2 (6.25%) PowerCLI
2 2 (6.25%) SCCM
2 2 (6.25%) SCOM
2 2 (6.25%) SCVMM
3 1 (3.13%) Capistrano
Vendors
1 6 (18.75%) Zend
2 4 (12.50%) Microsoft
2 4 (12.50%) VMware
3 3 (9.38%) ForgeRock
3 3 (9.38%) Google
3 3 (9.38%) Oracle
4 2 (6.25%) HP