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 28 June 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
28 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
PHP
Rank 57 58 63
Rank change year-on-year
+1 +5
Contract jobs citing PHP 13 12 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 1.48% 1.44% 0.97%
As % of the Programming Languages category 4.91% 5.19% 3.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 9 5
Median daily rate £375 £340 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.29% -2.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £309 £320
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £425 £370
UK excluding London median daily rate £325 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+0.07% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Median hourly rate £9.00 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.50 £39.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
-60.25% +14.70%
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
265 231 267
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 30.22% 27.76% 28.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 161 154 124
Median daily rate £400 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £288 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £500 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 4 3
Median hourly rate £9.00 £40.00 £20.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-77.50% +95.12%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £37.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +2.77%

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 28 June 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 28 June 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 25 (83.33%) JavaScript
2 19 (63.33%) CSS
3 15 (50.00%) Web Development
4 14 (46.67%) HTTP
4 14 (46.67%) Python
4 14 (46.67%) HTML
4 14 (46.67%) Java
5 11 (36.67%) C#
5 11 (36.67%) .NET
5 11 (36.67%) Windows
6 10 (33.33%) ASP.NET
6 10 (33.33%) Microsoft Azure
6 10 (33.33%) REST
7 9 (30.00%) jQuery
7 9 (30.00%) IIS
7 9 (30.00%) Visual Studio
7 9 (30.00%) MVC
8 8 (26.67%) Ruby
8 8 (26.67%) MySQL
8 8 (26.67%) SQL
8 8 (26.67%) WordPress
9 7 (23.33%) Linux
9 7 (23.33%) DNS
9 7 (23.33%) Microsoft
10 6 (20.00%) Scrum
10 6 (20.00%) Marketing
10 6 (20.00%) Joomla!
10 6 (20.00%) Drupal
10 6 (20.00%) Git (software)
10 6 (20.00%) User Experience

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 9 (30.00%) IIS
2 8 (26.67%) WordPress
3 6 (20.00%) Drupal
3 6 (20.00%) Joomla!
4 4 (13.33%) CMS
5 1 (3.33%) Apache
5 1 (3.33%) Elasticsearch
5 1 (3.33%) MODX
5 1 (3.33%) MS Exchange
5 1 (3.33%) nginx
5 1 (3.33%) OpenStack
5 1 (3.33%) Sitecore CMS
5 1 (3.33%) Umbraco
5 1 (3.33%) WebLogic
5 1 (3.33%) WebSphere
5 1 (3.33%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 2 (6.67%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (6.67%) Magento
2 1 (3.33%) Shopify
Cloud Services
1 10 (33.33%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (6.67%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (3.33%) Amazon EC2
3 1 (3.33%) Amazon ELB
3 1 (3.33%) Amazon S3
3 1 (3.33%) Bluemix
3 1 (3.33%) CloudBees
3 1 (3.33%) GitHub
3 1 (3.33%) IaaS
3 1 (3.33%) Office 365
3 1 (3.33%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 14 (46.67%) HTTP
2 7 (23.33%) DNS
3 5 (16.67%) SSL
3 5 (16.67%) Wireshark
4 4 (13.33%) Internet
5 3 (10.00%) Network Security
6 2 (6.67%) NAS
6 2 (6.67%) SAN
7 1 (3.33%) Asterisk PBX
7 1 (3.33%) Cisco Nexus
7 1 (3.33%) DHCP
7 1 (3.33%) Fibre Channel
7 1 (3.33%) Firewall
7 1 (3.33%) iSCSI
7 1 (3.33%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (26.67%) MySQL
2 5 (16.67%) RDBMS
2 5 (16.67%) Relational Database
3 3 (10.00%) MongoDB
3 3 (10.00%) PostgreSQL
4 1 (3.33%) Neo4j
4 1 (3.33%) NoSQL
4 1 (3.33%) Oracle Database
4 1 (3.33%) Redis
4 1 (3.33%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 9 (30.00%) Visual Studio
2 6 (20.00%) Git (software)
3 5 (16.67%) Fiddler
4 1 (3.33%) Jenkins
4 1 (3.33%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 6 (20.00%) Marketing
2 3 (10.00%) German Language
3 2 (6.67%) Finance
4 1 (3.33%) Aerospace
4 1 (3.33%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 16 (53.33%) Developer
2 7 (23.33%) Support Engineer
3 5 (16.67%) Web Developer
4 4 (13.33%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
5 3 (10.00%) Azure Engineer
5 3 (10.00%) Escalation Engineer
6 2 (6.67%) Applications Developer
6 2 (6.67%) Applications Engineer
6 2 (6.67%) Applications Support
6 2 (6.67%) Applications Support Engineer
6 2 (6.67%) Azure Developer
6 2 (6.67%) Development Engineer
6 2 (6.67%) Development Support Engineer
6 2 (6.67%) Field Engineer
6 2 (6.67%) Field Support Engineer
6 2 (6.67%) Microsoft Developer
6 2 (6.67%) Senior Developer
6 2 (6.67%) Senior Web Developer
6 2 (6.67%) Software Engineer
6 2 (6.67%) Web Applications Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (63.33%) CSS
2 14 (46.67%) HTML
3 11 (36.67%) .NET
4 10 (33.33%) ASP.NET
4 10 (33.33%) REST
5 9 (30.00%) jQuery
6 5 (16.67%) ADO.NET
6 5 (16.67%) Ajax
6 5 (16.67%) FastCGI
6 5 (16.67%) HTML5
6 5 (16.67%) LINQ
6 5 (16.67%) Node.js
6 5 (16.67%) WCF
6 5 (16.67%) Windows Identity Foundation
6 5 (16.67%) WPF
7 4 (13.33%) .NET Framework
7 4 (13.33%) ASP.NET MVC
7 4 (13.33%) CSS3
7 4 (13.33%) DCOM
8 3 (10.00%) Ruby on Rails
Miscellaneous
1 6 (20.00%) User Experience
2 5 (16.67%) Animation
2 5 (16.67%) Client/Server
2 5 (16.67%) Digital Media
3 1 (3.33%) Clustering
3 1 (3.33%) Computer Science
3 1 (3.33%) Data Centre
3 1 (3.33%) Graphic Design
3 1 (3.33%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 11 (36.67%) Windows
2 7 (23.33%) Linux
3 2 (6.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 2 (6.67%) Unix
3 2 (6.67%) Windows Server
3 2 (6.67%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (3.33%) AIX
4 1 (3.33%) CentOS
4 1 (3.33%) Debian
4 1 (3.33%) Fedora
4 1 (3.33%) Solaris
4 1 (3.33%) Ubuntu
4 1 (3.33%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (3.33%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (50.00%) Web Development
2 9 (30.00%) MVC
3 6 (20.00%) Scrum
4 4 (13.33%) ITIL
4 4 (13.33%) Software Engineering
5 3 (10.00%) CRM
5 3 (10.00%) Customer Engagement
5 3 (10.00%) E-Commerce
5 3 (10.00%) ERP
5 3 (10.00%) Front End Development
5 3 (10.00%) Service Management
6 2 (6.67%) Agile Software Development
6 2 (6.67%) Open Source
7 1 (3.33%) Business Development
7 1 (3.33%) Content Management
7 1 (3.33%) Data Analysis
7 1 (3.33%) Disaster Recovery
7 1 (3.33%) ETL
7 1 (3.33%) High Availability
7 1 (3.33%) OO
Programming Languages
1 25 (83.33%) JavaScript
2 14 (46.67%) Java
2 14 (46.67%) Python
3 11 (36.67%) C#
4 8 (26.67%) Ruby
4 8 (26.67%) SQL
5 5 (16.67%) T-SQL
6 4 (13.33%) VB
6 4 (13.33%) VB.NET
6 4 (13.33%) VB6
7 2 (6.67%) C
7 2 (6.67%) C++
8 1 (3.33%) Perl
Qualifications
1 4 (13.33%) Degree
2 3 (10.00%) MCITP
2 3 (10.00%) MCTS
2 3 (10.00%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (3.33%) SC Cleared
3 1 (3.33%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 2 (6.67%) Active Directory
1 2 (6.67%) KVM
1 2 (6.67%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (3.33%) Docker
2 1 (3.33%) NFS
2 1 (3.33%) Oracle RAC
2 1 (3.33%) Postfix
2 1 (3.33%) qmail
2 1 (3.33%) RHEV
2 1 (3.33%) Sendmail
2 1 (3.33%) Varnish
2 1 (3.33%) vSphere
2 1 (3.33%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 2 (6.67%) Puppet
2 1 (3.33%) Ansible
2 1 (3.33%) Backup Exec
2 1 (3.33%) Bacula
2 1 (3.33%) Cacti
2 1 (3.33%) Control-M
2 1 (3.33%) cPanel
2 1 (3.33%) Grafana
2 1 (3.33%) Graphite
2 1 (3.33%) Kibana
2 1 (3.33%) logstash
2 1 (3.33%) Nagios
2 1 (3.33%) NetBackup
2 1 (3.33%) Plesk
2 1 (3.33%) Red Hat Satellite
2 1 (3.33%) Red Hat Spacewalk
2 1 (3.33%) Salt
2 1 (3.33%) SCOM
2 1 (3.33%) Tivoli Storage Manager
2 1 (3.33%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 7 (23.33%) Microsoft
2 3 (10.00%) Oracle
2 3 (10.00%) VMware
3 2 (6.67%) Citrix
3 2 (6.67%) IBM
3 2 (6.67%) NetApp
3 2 (6.67%) Red Hat
4 1 (3.33%) ATG
4 1 (3.33%) Cisco
4 1 (3.33%) CommVault
4 1 (3.33%) Hitachi
4 1 (3.33%) HP
4 1 (3.33%) Juniper
4 1 (3.33%) Rackspace
4 1 (3.33%) Sitecore
4 1 (3.33%) Symantec