The first table below looks at the demand for PHP5 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 PHP5 over the 3 months to 24 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
24 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
PHP 5
Rank 46 47 53
Rank change year-on-year
+1 +6
Contract jobs citing PHP5 19 7 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 2.71% 1.21% 1.84%
As % of the Programming Languages category 6.07% 2.61% 3.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 7 7
Average daily rate £325 £268 £303
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+21.49% -11.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £140 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £308 £316
UK excluding London average daily rate £310 £300 £293
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +2.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £19.50
Programming Languages Category
Cambridgeshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
313 268 421
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 44.59% 46.29% 55.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 153 132 226
Average daily rate £338 £300 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.50% -7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £238 £256
10% offered a daily rate of more than £415 £400 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £335 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.07% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 31 30 43
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 £33.20
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £51.50 £60.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.50 £35.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+4.28% +2.94%
PHP5
East of England

PHP5
Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridgeshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing PHP5 across the Cambridgeshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Programming Languages category.

PHP5 Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridgeshire

PHP5
Daily Rate Trend in Cambridgeshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing PHP5 across the Cambridgeshire region.

PHP5 Daily Rate Trend in Cambridgeshire

PHP5
Daily Rate Histogram in Cambridgeshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing PHP5 across the Cambridgeshire region over the 3 months to 24 April 2014.

PHP5 Daily Rate Histogram in Cambridgeshire

PHP5
Hourly Rate Trend in Cambridgeshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing PHP5 across the Cambridgeshire region.

PHP5 Hourly Rate Trend in Cambridgeshire

PHP5
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 PHP5 within the Cambridgeshire region over the 3 months to 24 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 +8 17 £369 +37.85%
PHP5
East of England

PHP5
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire

For the 6 months to 24 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Cambridgeshire region citing PHP5 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 PHP5.

1 29 (100.00%) PHP
2 26 (89.66%) Apache
2 26 (89.66%) JavaScript
3 25 (86.21%) MySQL
4 24 (82.76%) HTML
4 24 (82.76%) OO
4 24 (82.76%) Ajax
5 21 (72.41%) CSS
5 21 (72.41%) XHTML
6 20 (68.97%) Linux
7 19 (65.52%) jQuery
8 13 (44.83%) OOP
9 12 (41.38%) LAMP
9 12 (41.38%) WordPress
9 12 (41.38%) Nagios
10 11 (37.93%) Ubuntu
10 11 (37.93%) Android
10 11 (37.93%) Android Development
10 11 (37.93%) iOS Development
10 11 (37.93%) Apple iOS
10 11 (37.93%) Web Services
11 8 (27.59%) XML
11 8 (27.59%) MVC
11 8 (27.59%) Validation
11 8 (27.59%) E-Commerce
11 8 (27.59%) Smarty
11 8 (27.59%) Unit Testing
11 8 (27.59%) Statistical Analysis
11 8 (27.59%) Mathematics
11 8 (27.59%) Subversion

PHP5
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Cambridgeshire region citing PHP5 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 PHP5. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 26 (89.66%) Apache
2 12 (41.38%) WordPress
Communications & Networking
1 2 (6.90%) HTTP
2 1 (3.45%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 25 (86.21%) MySQL
2 2 (6.90%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 8 (27.59%) Subversion
2 2 (6.90%) Jenkins
Job Titles
1 28 (96.55%) Developer
2 13 (44.83%) PHP Developer
3 12 (41.38%) LAMP Developer
4 8 (27.59%) Senior Developer
4 8 (27.59%) Senior PHP Developer
5 1 (3.45%) Web Developer
5 1 (3.45%) Applications Developer
5 1 (3.45%) OO PHP Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (82.76%) HTML
1 24 (82.76%) Ajax
2 21 (72.41%) CSS
2 21 (72.41%) XHTML
3 19 (65.52%) jQuery
4 12 (41.38%) LAMP
5 11 (37.93%) Web Services
6 8 (27.59%) XML
6 8 (27.59%) Smarty
7 1 (3.45%) REST
7 1 (3.45%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 8 (27.59%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 20 (68.97%) Linux
2 11 (37.93%) Ubuntu
2 11 (37.93%) Android
2 11 (37.93%) Apple iOS
3 1 (3.45%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (82.76%) OO
2 13 (44.83%) OOP
3 11 (37.93%) Android Development
3 11 (37.93%) iOS Development
4 8 (27.59%) Statistical Analysis
4 8 (27.59%) Unit Testing
4 8 (27.59%) E-Commerce
4 8 (27.59%) MVC
4 8 (27.59%) Validation
5 3 (10.34%) Agile Software Development
5 3 (10.34%) Software Engineering
5 3 (10.34%) Data Modelling
6 2 (6.90%) Disaster Recovery
6 2 (6.90%) Continuous Integration
7 1 (3.45%) Performance Testing
7 1 (3.45%) OO PHP
Programming Languages
1 29 (100.00%) PHP
2 26 (89.66%) JavaScript
3 5 (17.24%) Java
3 5 (17.24%) SQL
4 1 (3.45%) C#
4 1 (3.45%) Perl
Systems Management
1 12 (41.38%) Nagios
Vendors
1 5 (17.24%) Oracle
2 3 (10.34%) Microsoft
3 2 (6.90%) Zend
4 1 (3.45%) Perforce