The table below looks at the statistics 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 2 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
2 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
PHP Developer
Rank 57 75 -
Rank change year-on-year
+18 -
Contract jobs requiring a PHP Developer 7 11 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 0.85% 1.02% -
As % of the Job Titles category 0.94% 1.12% -
Number of daily rates quoted 5 10 0
Average daily rate
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£330 £363 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.96% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £311 £275 £275
% change year-on-year
+13.18% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £16.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £35.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
-51.42% +7.69%
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the Reading region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of contract jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
Reading
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
745 984 1183
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 90.08% 91.20% 88.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 406 490 359
Average daily rate £380 £375 £353
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.33% +6.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £220 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £545 £470 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 54 34 33
Average hourly rate £17.07 £13.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+31.30% -35.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £10.88 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £24.50 £50.00 £23.30
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+3.12% -8.57%

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 2 October 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 11 (100.00%) HTML
1 11 (100.00%) PHP
2 9 (81.82%) CSS
2 9 (81.82%) JavaScript
3 7 (63.64%) MySQL
4 6 (54.55%) Zend
5 5 (45.45%) MVC
6 4 (36.36%) CodeIgniter
6 4 (36.36%) Ajax
6 4 (36.36%) jQuery
7 3 (27.27%) Subversion
7 3 (27.27%) Internet
7 3 (27.27%) SOAP
7 3 (27.27%) Web Services
7 3 (27.27%) Linux
7 3 (27.27%) OO
7 3 (27.27%) E-Commerce
8 2 (18.18%) Apache
8 2 (18.18%) Windows
8 2 (18.18%) SQL Server
8 2 (18.18%) Java
8 2 (18.18%) Microsoft
8 2 (18.18%) Red Hat
8 2 (18.18%) Windows Server 2003
8 2 (18.18%) LAMP
8 2 (18.18%) Games
8 2 (18.18%) Debian
8 2 (18.18%) OOP
8 2 (18.18%) Software Engineering
8 2 (18.18%) Web Development

PHP Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 2 October 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 (18.18%) Apache
1 2 (18.18%) Drupal
2 1 (9.09%) WordPress
2 1 (9.09%) CMS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (27.27%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (63.64%) MySQL
2 2 (18.18%) SQL Server
2 2 (18.18%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 3 (27.27%) Subversion
General
1 2 (18.18%) Games
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (100.00%) HTML
2 9 (81.82%) CSS
3 4 (36.36%) CodeIgniter
3 4 (36.36%) Ajax
3 4 (36.36%) jQuery
4 3 (27.27%) SOAP
4 3 (27.27%) Web Services
5 2 (18.18%) LAMP
5 2 (18.18%) Symfony
5 2 (18.18%) HTML5
6 1 (9.09%) Laravel
6 1 (9.09%) Zend Framework
6 1 (9.09%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (18.18%) Graphic Design
1 2 (18.18%) Digital Media
2 1 (9.09%) Open Source
2 1 (9.09%) SCORM
Operating Systems
1 3 (27.27%) Linux
2 2 (18.18%) Windows
2 2 (18.18%) Windows Server 2003
2 2 (18.18%) Debian
2 2 (18.18%) Windows Server 2008
2 2 (18.18%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (45.45%) MVC
2 3 (27.27%) OO
2 3 (27.27%) E-Commerce
3 2 (18.18%) OOP
3 2 (18.18%) Software Engineering
3 2 (18.18%) Web Development
3 2 (18.18%) OO PHP
4 1 (9.09%) Unit Testing
4 1 (9.09%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (9.09%) TDD
4 1 (9.09%) UML
Programming Languages
1 11 (100.00%) PHP
2 9 (81.82%) JavaScript
3 2 (18.18%) Java
3 2 (18.18%) PHP5
4 1 (9.09%) ECMAScript
Qualifications
1 1 (9.09%) Degree
Vendors
1 6 (54.55%) Zend
2 2 (18.18%) Microsoft
2 2 (18.18%) Red Hat
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