The table below looks at the statistics for PHP skills in IT contracts advertised for the Newbury region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited PHP over the 3 months to 1 October 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
1 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
PHP
Rank 16 16 17
Rank change year-on-year
0 +1
Contract jobs citing PHP 3 3 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Newbury 2.59% 3.09% 0.78%
As % of the Programming Languages category 16.67% 11.11% 4.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 1 1
Average daily rate
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£363 £215 £353
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+68.60% -39.00%
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £290 £288
% change year-on-year
+12.06% +0.86%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £28.00 £26.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year
+5.66% +6.00%
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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 Newbury region.

Programming Languages Category
Newbury
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
18 27 25
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Newbury 15.52% 27.84% 19.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 12 17
Average daily rate £400 £263 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+52.38% -34.37%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £335 £197 £352
10% offered a daily rate of more than £413 £375 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 3
Average hourly rate - - £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £33.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+4.47% -4.28%

PHP
Jobs Demand Trend in Newbury

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

PHP Jobs Demand Trend in Newbury

PHP
Daily Rate Trend in Newbury

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

PHP Daily Rate Trend in Newbury

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Top 30 Related IT Skills in Newbury

For the 6 months to 1 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Newbury 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 3 (100.00%) CSS
1 3 (100.00%) HTML
1 3 (100.00%) JavaScript
2 2 (66.67%) Subversion
2 2 (66.67%) jQuery
2 2 (66.67%) MySQL
2 2 (66.67%) MVC
2 2 (66.67%) SOAP
2 2 (66.67%) Web Services
2 2 (66.67%) Ajax
2 2 (66.67%) Zend
2 2 (66.67%) Internet
3 1 (33.33%) Zend Framework
3 1 (33.33%) CodeIgniter
3 1 (33.33%) PHP5
3 1 (33.33%) Windows
3 1 (33.33%) Linux
3 1 (33.33%) OO
3 1 (33.33%) Apache
3 1 (33.33%) Microsoft
3 1 (33.33%) Red Hat
3 1 (33.33%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (33.33%) LAMP
3 1 (33.33%) Debian
3 1 (33.33%) SQL Server
3 1 (33.33%) Java
3 1 (33.33%) WordPress
3 1 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (33.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (33.33%) Laravel

PHP
Top Related IT Skills in Newbury by Category

For the 6 months to 1 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Newbury 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 1 (33.33%) Apache
1 1 (33.33%) WordPress
Communications & Networking
1 2 (66.67%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (66.67%) MySQL
2 1 (33.33%) SQL Server
2 1 (33.33%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 2 (66.67%) Subversion
Job Titles
1 3 (100.00%) Developer
2 2 (66.67%) PHP Developer
2 2 (66.67%) PHP Programmer
2 2 (66.67%) Programmer
3 1 (33.33%) WordPress Developer
3 1 (33.33%) Senior PHP Developer
3 1 (33.33%) Senior PHP Programmer
3 1 (33.33%) Senior Programmer
3 1 (33.33%) Web Programmer
3 1 (33.33%) PHP Web Developer
3 1 (33.33%) Web Developer
3 1 (33.33%) Senior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (100.00%) CSS
1 3 (100.00%) HTML
2 2 (66.67%) jQuery
2 2 (66.67%) SOAP
2 2 (66.67%) Web Services
2 2 (66.67%) Ajax
3 1 (33.33%) Zend Framework
3 1 (33.33%) CodeIgniter
3 1 (33.33%) LAMP
3 1 (33.33%) Laravel
Operating Systems
1 1 (33.33%) Windows
1 1 (33.33%) Linux
1 1 (33.33%) Windows Server 2003
1 1 (33.33%) Debian
1 1 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
1 1 (33.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) MVC
2 1 (33.33%) OO
2 1 (33.33%) OO PHP
Programming Languages
1 3 (100.00%) JavaScript
2 1 (33.33%) PHP5
2 1 (33.33%) Java
Vendors
1 2 (66.67%) Zend
2 1 (33.33%) Microsoft
2 1 (33.33%) Red Hat