The first table below looks at the demand for the PHP Developer role in IT contracts advertised for the Reading region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited PHP Developer in their job title 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 Job Titles advertised for the Reading 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 Developer
Rank 73 65 72
Rank change year-on-year
-8 +7
Contract jobs requiring a PHP Developer 6 4 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 0.58% 0.51% 0.56%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.65% 0.56% 0.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 1 3
Average daily rate £325 £275 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+18.18% -15.38%
UK excluding London average daily rate £333 £250 £250
% change year-on-year
+33.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £19.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £175.00 £42.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+311.76% +123.68%
Job Titles Category
Reading
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
925 719 979
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 89.03% 92.06% 90.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 476 309 337
Average daily rate £350 £355 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.26% +1.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £190 £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £513
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 27 49 46
Average hourly rate £16.00 £18.50 £15.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-13.51% +19.35%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.30 £13.87 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £27.93 £30.00 £20.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
- -7.89%
PHP Developer
Berkshire

PHP Developer
Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing PHP Developer in the job title across the Reading region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

PHP Developer Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

PHP Developer
Daily Rate Trend in Reading

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

PHP Developer Daily Rate Trend in Reading

PHP Developer
Hourly Rate Trend in Reading

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

PHP Developer Hourly Rate Trend in Reading

PHP Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 24 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Reading region that cited PHP Developer in their job title 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 with PHP Developer in their job title.

1 14 (100.00%) PHP
2 11 (78.57%) HTML
3 9 (64.29%) JavaScript
3 9 (64.29%) MySQL
3 9 (64.29%) CSS
4 8 (57.14%) Symfony
5 7 (50.00%) C#
6 6 (42.86%) Linux
6 6 (42.86%) Zend
6 6 (42.86%) CodeIgniter
7 5 (35.71%) Subversion
7 5 (35.71%) YUI
7 5 (35.71%) Kohana
7 5 (35.71%) Smarty
7 5 (35.71%) SOAP
7 5 (35.71%) XML
7 5 (35.71%) UNIX
7 5 (35.71%) SQL
7 5 (35.71%) .NET
8 4 (28.57%) OOP
9 3 (21.43%) LAMP
9 3 (21.43%) OO
9 3 (21.43%) Digital Media
9 3 (21.43%) Computer Science
9 3 (21.43%) Software Engineering
10 2 (14.29%) Web Development
10 2 (14.29%) Degree
10 2 (14.29%) Graphic Design
10 2 (14.29%) PHP5
10 2 (14.29%) jQuery

PHP Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Reading region that cited PHP Developer in their job title 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 with PHP Developer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 2 (14.29%) WordPress
1 2 (14.29%) Apache Solr
2 1 (7.14%) CMS
2 1 (7.14%) Drupal
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (64.29%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 5 (35.71%) Subversion
General
1 2 (14.29%) Back Office
1 2 (14.29%) Finance
1 2 (14.29%) Billing
2 1 (7.14%) Games
2 1 (7.14%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (78.57%) HTML
2 9 (64.29%) CSS
3 8 (57.14%) Symfony
4 6 (42.86%) CodeIgniter
5 5 (35.71%) YUI
5 5 (35.71%) SOAP
5 5 (35.71%) XML
5 5 (35.71%) .NET
5 5 (35.71%) Kohana
5 5 (35.71%) Smarty
6 3 (21.43%) LAMP
7 2 (14.29%) jQuery
7 2 (14.29%) HTML5
7 2 (14.29%) RabbitMQ
8 1 (7.14%) Google Maps API
8 1 (7.14%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 3 (21.43%) Computer Science
1 3 (21.43%) Digital Media
2 2 (14.29%) Open Source
2 2 (14.29%) Management Information System
2 2 (14.29%) Graphic Design
Operating Systems
1 6 (42.86%) Linux
2 5 (35.71%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (28.57%) OOP
2 3 (21.43%) OO
2 3 (21.43%) Software Engineering
3 2 (14.29%) Web Development
3 2 (14.29%) E-Commerce
4 1 (7.14%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (7.14%) UML
Programming Languages
1 14 (100.00%) PHP
2 9 (64.29%) JavaScript
3 7 (50.00%) C#
4 5 (35.71%) SQL
5 2 (14.29%) PHP5
6 1 (7.14%) Perl
Qualifications
1 2 (14.29%) Degree
Vendors
1 6 (42.86%) Zend
2 1 (7.14%) Facebook
2 1 (7.14%) Twitter
2 1 (7.14%) Mercator
2 1 (7.14%) Google