The table below looks at the statistics for PHP skills in IT contracts advertised for the Reading region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited PHP over the 3 months to 5 December 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
5 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
PHP
Rank 57 55 54
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -1
Contract jobs citing PHP 7 15 20
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 0.95% 1.60% 2.18%
As % of the Programming Languages category 3.29% 6.22% 7.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 9 15
Median daily rate £358 £350 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.14% +16.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £295 £280 £139
10% offered a daily rate of more than £393 £400 £463
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+15.38% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 3 0
Median hourly rate £15.00 £28.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-46.42% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.00 £30.00 £33.50
% change year-on-year
-33.33% -10.44%
PHP
Berkshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Programming Languages category in contract jobs advertised in the Reading region.

Programming Languages Category
Reading
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
213 241 266
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 28.78% 25.64% 28.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 111 167 183
Median daily rate £400 £388 £419
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.22% -7.46%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £287 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £475 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 16 1
Median hourly rate £19.63 £43.50 £37.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-54.88% +16.00%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £38.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +10.00%

PHP
Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Reading region citing PHP as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Programming Languages category.

PHP Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

PHP
Daily Rate Trend in Reading

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

PHP Daily Rate Trend in Reading

PHP
Daily Rate Histogram in Reading

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing PHP across the Reading region over the 3 months to 5 December 2016.

PHP Daily Rate Histogram in Reading

PHP
Hourly Rate Trend in Reading

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

PHP Hourly Rate Trend in Reading

PHP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 5 December 2016, IT contractor jobs citing PHP also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Reading region with a requirement for PHP.

1 15 (75.00%) JavaScript
2 12 (60.00%) Python
3 11 (55.00%) AngularJS
4 10 (50.00%) CSS
4 10 (50.00%) HTML
5 9 (45.00%) Linux
5 9 (45.00%) Bash Shell
6 8 (40.00%) DevOps
6 8 (40.00%) Ruby
6 8 (40.00%) JSON
7 7 (35.00%) Web Development
7 7 (35.00%) Continuous Integration
7 7 (35.00%) OO
7 7 (35.00%) MySQL
7 7 (35.00%) Go
8 6 (30.00%) Docker
8 6 (30.00%) Continuous Delivery
8 6 (30.00%) API Development
8 6 (30.00%) Microservices
8 6 (30.00%) Rust
8 6 (30.00%) Kubernetes
8 6 (30.00%) SOLID
8 6 (30.00%) GoCD
8 6 (30.00%) F#
8 6 (30.00%) OCaml
8 6 (30.00%) Jasmine
8 6 (30.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
8 6 (30.00%) C
8 6 (30.00%) HTTP
8 6 (30.00%) Haskell

PHP
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 5 (25.00%) WordPress
2 3 (15.00%) Apache
3 2 (10.00%) CMS
4 1 (5.00%) Confluence
4 1 (5.00%) nginx
Cloud Services
1 3 (15.00%) GitHub
2 1 (5.00%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (5.00%) Bluemix
2 1 (5.00%) IaaS
2 1 (5.00%) IBM Cloud
2 1 (5.00%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (30.00%) HTTP
2 5 (25.00%) AMQP
3 2 (10.00%) DDNS
3 2 (10.00%) DHCP
3 2 (10.00%) DNS
3 2 (10.00%) Internet
3 2 (10.00%) SMTP
3 2 (10.00%) SNMP
4 1 (5.00%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (35.00%) MySQL
2 5 (25.00%) PostgreSQL
3 4 (20.00%) MongoDB
4 2 (10.00%) NoSQL
4 2 (10.00%) Relational Database
5 1 (5.00%) CouchDB
5 1 (5.00%) Neo4j
5 1 (5.00%) RDBMS
5 1 (5.00%) Redis
5 1 (5.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 6 (30.00%) GoCD
1 6 (30.00%) Jasmine
2 3 (15.00%) Git (software)
3 1 (5.00%) Jenkins
3 1 (5.00%) JIRA
3 1 (5.00%) Mercurial
3 1 (5.00%) Subversion
General
1 3 (15.00%) Marketing
2 1 (5.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 15 (75.00%) Developer
2 6 (30.00%) Software Developer
3 4 (20.00%) Web Developer
4 2 (10.00%) Graduate
4 2 (10.00%) Graduate Developer
4 2 (10.00%) PHP Developer
4 2 (10.00%) Software Engineer
5 1 (5.00%) DevOps Engineer
5 1 (5.00%) Django Developer
5 1 (5.00%) E-Commerce Web Developer
5 1 (5.00%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
5 1 (5.00%) Full Stack Developer
5 1 (5.00%) Graduate Web Developer
5 1 (5.00%) Junior
5 1 (5.00%) Junior Web Developer
5 1 (5.00%) Python Developer
5 1 (5.00%) Python/Django Developer
5 1 (5.00%) UI Developer
5 1 (5.00%) UX Developer
5 1 (5.00%) WordPress Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (55.00%) AngularJS
2 10 (50.00%) CSS
2 10 (50.00%) HTML
3 8 (40.00%) JSON
4 6 (30.00%) Symfony
4 6 (30.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
5 5 (25.00%) HTML5
6 4 (20.00%) Laravel
7 3 (15.00%) LAMP
7 3 (15.00%) LAPP Stack
8 2 (10.00%) CSS3
8 2 (10.00%) jQuery
8 2 (10.00%) Ruby on Rails
8 2 (10.00%) XML
9 1 (5.00%) .NET
9 1 (5.00%) Django
9 1 (5.00%) LEMP Stack
9 1 (5.00%) Memcached
9 1 (5.00%) Node.js
9 1 (5.00%) Yii
Miscellaneous
1 5 (25.00%) Virtual Team
2 2 (10.00%) Digital Media
2 2 (10.00%) User Experience
3 1 (5.00%) Graphic Design
Operating Systems
1 9 (45.00%) Linux
2 2 (10.00%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (40.00%) DevOps
2 7 (35.00%) Continuous Integration
2 7 (35.00%) OO
2 7 (35.00%) Web Development
3 6 (30.00%) API Development
3 6 (30.00%) Continuous Delivery
3 6 (30.00%) Microservices
3 6 (30.00%) SOLID
4 2 (10.00%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (10.00%) E-Commerce
4 2 (10.00%) Software Engineering
4 2 (10.00%) Wireframes
5 1 (5.00%) Incident Management
5 1 (5.00%) ITIL
5 1 (5.00%) Open Source
5 1 (5.00%) Problem Management
5 1 (5.00%) TDD
5 1 (5.00%) User Stories
5 1 (5.00%) V-Model
5 1 (5.00%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 15 (75.00%) JavaScript
2 12 (60.00%) Python
3 9 (45.00%) Bash Shell
4 8 (40.00%) Ruby
5 7 (35.00%) Go
6 6 (30.00%) C
6 6 (30.00%) F#
6 6 (30.00%) Haskell
6 6 (30.00%) OCaml
6 6 (30.00%) Rust
7 3 (15.00%) SQL
8 1 (5.00%) C#
8 1 (5.00%) C++
8 1 (5.00%) Java
8 1 (5.00%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 1 (5.00%) DV Cleared
1 1 (5.00%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 6 (30.00%) Docker
Systems Management
1 6 (30.00%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 1 (5.00%) Atlassian
1 1 (5.00%) HP
1 1 (5.00%) IBM
1 1 (5.00%) Zend