The table below looks at the statistics for PHP skills in IT contracts advertised for the Maidenhead region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited PHP over the 3 months to 20 August 2014 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
20 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
PHP
Rank 9 8 9
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +1
Contract jobs citing PHP 11 8 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Maidenhead 11.70% 10.81% 6.96%
As % of the Programming Languages category 33.33% 21.05% 27.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 3 1
Average daily rate
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£313 £300 £213
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.16% +41.17%
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £286 £285
% change year-on-year
+13.53% +0.43%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £31.00 £27.50 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+12.72% +30.95%
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Programming Languages category in contract jobs advertised in the Maidenhead region.

Programming Languages Category
Maidenhead
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
33 38 29
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Maidenhead 35.11% 51.35% 25.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 26 8
Average daily rate £300 £325 £313
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.69% +4.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £210 £225 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £450 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Average hourly rate - - £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £34.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+2.94% -2.85%

PHP
Jobs Demand Trend in Maidenhead

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

PHP Jobs Demand Trend in Maidenhead

PHP
Daily Rate Trend in Maidenhead

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

PHP Daily Rate Trend in Maidenhead

PHP
Hourly Rate Trend in Maidenhead

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

PHP Hourly Rate Trend in Maidenhead

PHP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Maidenhead

For the 6 months to 20 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Maidenhead 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 11 (68.75%) HTML
2 10 (62.50%) JavaScript
3 9 (56.25%) CSS
4 7 (43.75%) MySQL
4 7 (43.75%) LAMP
4 7 (43.75%) Agile Software Development
4 7 (43.75%) jQuery
5 6 (37.50%) Git (software)
5 6 (37.50%) XML
6 5 (31.25%) Linux
6 5 (31.25%) Apache
6 5 (31.25%) Ajax
6 5 (31.25%) Open Source
7 4 (25.00%) HTML5
7 4 (25.00%) Drupal
7 4 (25.00%) Subversion
7 4 (25.00%) MVC
7 4 (25.00%) OO
8 3 (18.75%) ITIL
8 3 (18.75%) Identity Management
8 3 (18.75%) ITIL Certification
8 3 (18.75%) Scrum
8 3 (18.75%) WordPress
8 3 (18.75%) Continuous Integration
8 3 (18.75%) Product Management
8 3 (18.75%) REST
8 3 (18.75%) Bitbucket
8 3 (18.75%) Jenkins
8 3 (18.75%) Vagrant
8 3 (18.75%) Opscode Chef

PHP
Top Related IT Skills in Maidenhead by Category

For the 6 months to 20 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Maidenhead 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 5 (31.25%) Apache
2 4 (25.00%) Drupal
3 3 (18.75%) WordPress
4 2 (12.50%) Confluence
4 2 (12.50%) CMS
5 1 (6.25%) Joomla!
Applications
1 2 (12.50%) Photoshop
2 1 (6.25%) Adobe Illustrator
2 1 (6.25%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (6.25%) Google Analytics
Cloud Services
1 1 (6.25%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (6.25%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (43.75%) MySQL
2 2 (12.50%) Relational Database
3 1 (6.25%) PostgreSQL
3 1 (6.25%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 6 (37.50%) Git (software)
2 4 (25.00%) Subversion
3 3 (18.75%) Bitbucket
3 3 (18.75%) Jenkins
4 2 (12.50%) JIRA
5 1 (6.25%) Mercurial
5 1 (6.25%) Balsamiq Mockups
General
1 2 (12.50%) Finance
1 2 (12.50%) Marketing
2 1 (6.25%) Publishing
2 1 (6.25%) Games
Job Titles
1 12 (75.00%) Developer
2 6 (37.50%) PHP Developer
3 4 (25.00%) Web Developer
3 4 (25.00%) Programmer
3 4 (25.00%) PHP Programmer
4 3 (18.75%) DevOps Engineer
4 3 (18.75%) Web Programmer
4 3 (18.75%) Front-End Developer
5 2 (12.50%) Software Engineer
5 2 (12.50%) PHP Web Developer
5 2 (12.50%) WordPress Developer
6 1 (6.25%) PHP LAMP Developer
6 1 (6.25%) Senior PHP Developer
6 1 (6.25%) Integration Engineer
6 1 (6.25%) HTML Developer
6 1 (6.25%) C# Developer
6 1 (6.25%) C# Software Engineer
6 1 (6.25%) Senior Developer
6 1 (6.25%) Front-End Web Developer
6 1 (6.25%) CSS Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (68.75%) HTML
2 9 (56.25%) CSS
3 7 (43.75%) LAMP
3 7 (43.75%) jQuery
4 6 (37.50%) XML
5 5 (31.25%) Ajax
6 4 (25.00%) HTML5
7 3 (18.75%) REST
8 2 (12.50%) Twitter Bootstrap
8 2 (12.50%) XML-RPC
8 2 (12.50%) SOAP
8 2 (12.50%) .NET
9 1 (6.25%) Web Services
9 1 (6.25%) Flash
9 1 (6.25%) RSS
9 1 (6.25%) Yii
9 1 (6.25%) MooTools
9 1 (6.25%) WAMP
9 1 (6.25%) JSON
9 1 (6.25%) Symfony
Miscellaneous
1 5 (31.25%) Open Source
2 1 (6.25%) Social Media
2 1 (6.25%) Digital Media
2 1 (6.25%) Management Information System
2 1 (6.25%) SCORM
Operating Systems
1 5 (31.25%) Linux
2 2 (12.50%) Windows
3 1 (6.25%) UNIX
3 1 (6.25%) Android
3 1 (6.25%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (43.75%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (25.00%) MVC
2 4 (25.00%) OO
3 3 (18.75%) ITIL
3 3 (18.75%) Identity Management
3 3 (18.75%) Continuous Integration
3 3 (18.75%) Product Management
3 3 (18.75%) Performance Analysis
3 3 (18.75%) Scrum
3 3 (18.75%) DevOps
4 2 (12.50%) Project Management
4 2 (12.50%) OOP
4 2 (12.50%) E-Commerce
4 2 (12.50%) SOA
4 2 (12.50%) SEO
4 2 (12.50%) Software Engineering
5 1 (6.25%) Business Development
5 1 (6.25%) Digital Marketing
5 1 (6.25%) Test Scripting
5 1 (6.25%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 10 (62.50%) JavaScript
2 3 (18.75%) Bash Shell
3 2 (12.50%) C#
3 2 (12.50%) PHP5
4 1 (6.25%) PHP4
4 1 (6.25%) SQL
4 1 (6.25%) ActionScript
4 1 (6.25%) Python
4 1 (6.25%) ECMAScript
Qualifications
1 3 (18.75%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (6.25%) QA
System Software
1 3 (18.75%) KVM
Systems Management
1 3 (18.75%) Vagrant
1 3 (18.75%) Opscode Chef
2 2 (12.50%) Puppet
Vendors
1 2 (12.50%) Zend
2 1 (6.25%) Akamai
2 1 (6.25%) Twitter
2 1 (6.25%) Rackspace
2 1 (6.25%) Adobe
2 1 (6.25%) Google