The table below looks at the statistics for PHP skills 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 over the 3 months to 28 January 2015 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
28 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
PHP
Rank 54 57 75
Rank change year-on-year
+3 +18
Contract jobs citing PHP 13 19 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 1.56% 1.90% 0.43%
As % of the Programming Languages category 5.80% 5.32% 1.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 13 3
Average daily rate
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£375 £325 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.38% +18.18%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £115 £275 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £463 £390 £291
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £300 £285
% change year-on-year
+8.33% +5.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.35 £21.00 £31.50
% change year-on-year
+6.42% -33.33%
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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 Reading region.

Programming Languages Category
Reading
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
224 357 289
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 26.89% 35.66% 31.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 140 193 137
Average daily rate £400 £350 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £438 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 0 11
Average hourly rate £37.50 - £21.50
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.50 - £13.04
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.65 - £26.90
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.50 £33.25 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+6.76% -5.00%

PHP
Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing PHP across the Reading region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 January 2015.

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 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Reading 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 21 (60.00%) HTML
2 20 (57.14%) JavaScript
3 17 (48.57%) CSS
4 15 (42.86%) Java
5 14 (40.00%) jQuery
6 13 (37.14%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 13 (37.14%) Git (software)
7 12 (34.29%) MySQL
7 12 (34.29%) Python
8 10 (28.57%) MVC
8 10 (28.57%) Ruby
8 10 (28.57%) Drupal
8 10 (28.57%) Linux
8 10 (28.57%) HTML5
9 9 (25.71%) DevOps
9 9 (25.71%) Perl
10 8 (22.86%) WordPress
10 8 (22.86%) Subversion
10 8 (22.86%) CSS3
11 7 (20.00%) Puppet
11 7 (20.00%) MCollective
11 7 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
11 7 (20.00%) User Acceptance Testing
12 6 (17.14%) Zend
12 6 (17.14%) CMS
12 6 (17.14%) Apache
12 6 (17.14%) Red Hat
13 5 (14.29%) Microsoft
13 5 (14.29%) Web Services
13 5 (14.29%) Ajax

PHP
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 28 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Reading 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 10 (28.57%) Drupal
2 8 (22.86%) WordPress
3 6 (17.14%) CMS
3 6 (17.14%) Apache
4 3 (8.57%) Tomcat
4 3 (8.57%) JBoss
4 3 (8.57%) WebLogic
5 2 (5.71%) Apache Solr
6 1 (2.86%) IIS
6 1 (2.86%) SharePoint
6 1 (2.86%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 2 (5.71%) MS Excel
1 2 (5.71%) MS Office
2 1 (2.86%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 1 (2.86%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.86%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 3 (8.57%) TCP/IP
1 3 (8.57%) SSL
1 3 (8.57%) Internet
2 2 (5.71%) HTTP
3 1 (2.86%) DNS
3 1 (2.86%) Wireshark
3 1 (2.86%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (34.29%) MySQL
2 2 (5.71%) Oracle Database
2 2 (5.71%) Relational Database
2 2 (5.71%) MongoDB
2 2 (5.71%) SQL Server
3 1 (2.86%) Hadoop
3 1 (2.86%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 13 (37.14%) Git (software)
2 8 (22.86%) Subversion
3 2 (5.71%) Grunt
4 1 (2.86%) Visual Studio
4 1 (2.86%) Fiddler
4 1 (2.86%) Selenium
General
1 4 (11.43%) Marketing
2 3 (8.57%) Finance
3 1 (2.86%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 20 (57.14%) Developer
2 11 (31.43%) PHP Developer
3 8 (22.86%) DevOps Engineer
4 6 (17.14%) Web Developer
5 5 (14.29%) Programmer
5 5 (14.29%) PHP Web Developer
5 5 (14.29%) PHP Programmer
5 5 (14.29%) WordPress Developer
6 3 (8.57%) Senior Developer
7 2 (5.71%) PHP MySQL Developer
7 2 (5.71%) Junior Web Developer
7 2 (5.71%) Junior Developer
7 2 (5.71%) Support Engineer
7 2 (5.71%) JavaScript Developer
7 2 (5.71%) Junior PHP Web Developer
7 2 (5.71%) Junior PHP Developer
7 2 (5.71%) Web Programmer
7 2 (5.71%) Drupal Developer
7 2 (5.71%) Front-End Developer
7 2 (5.71%) Junior
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (60.00%) HTML
2 17 (48.57%) CSS
3 14 (40.00%) jQuery
4 10 (28.57%) HTML5
5 8 (22.86%) CSS3
6 7 (20.00%) MCollective
7 5 (14.29%) Web Services
7 5 (14.29%) Ajax
8 4 (11.43%) Symfony
8 4 (11.43%) CodeIgniter
9 3 (8.57%) SOAP
9 3 (8.57%) J2EE
9 3 (8.57%) Middleware
9 3 (8.57%) LAMP
10 2 (5.71%) FuelPHP
10 2 (5.71%) Laravel
10 2 (5.71%) Sass
10 2 (5.71%) Application Packaging
10 2 (5.71%) Django
10 2 (5.71%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 4 (11.43%) Open Source
1 4 (11.43%) Digital Media
2 3 (8.57%) Mobile App
3 2 (5.71%) PKI
4 1 (2.86%) Client/Server
4 1 (2.86%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 13 (37.14%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 10 (28.57%) Linux
3 4 (11.43%) Windows
4 3 (8.57%) UNIX
5 2 (5.71%) Debian
5 2 (5.71%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (5.71%) Windows Server 2003
5 2 (5.71%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (28.57%) MVC
2 9 (25.71%) DevOps
3 7 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
3 7 (20.00%) User Acceptance Testing
4 3 (8.57%) OOP
4 3 (8.57%) OO
4 3 (8.57%) E-Commerce
4 3 (8.57%) Web Development
5 2 (5.71%) OO PHP
5 2 (5.71%) Scrum
5 2 (5.71%) Release Management
5 2 (5.71%) Email Marketing
5 2 (5.71%) Project Management
5 2 (5.71%) B2B
5 2 (5.71%) B2C
6 1 (2.86%) ITIL
6 1 (2.86%) PRINCE2
6 1 (2.86%) Unit Testing
6 1 (2.86%) Software Engineering
6 1 (2.86%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 20 (57.14%) JavaScript
2 15 (42.86%) Java
3 12 (34.29%) Python
4 10 (28.57%) Ruby
5 9 (25.71%) Perl
6 3 (8.57%) SQL
7 2 (5.71%) PHP5
8 1 (2.86%) T-SQL
8 1 (2.86%) C#
8 1 (2.86%) C++
Qualifications
1 2 (5.71%) Degree
2 1 (2.86%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (2.86%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 1 (2.86%) MCTS
2 1 (2.86%) MCITP
Systems Management
1 7 (20.00%) Puppet
2 1 (2.86%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 6 (17.14%) Zend
1 6 (17.14%) Red Hat
2 5 (14.29%) Microsoft
3 3 (8.57%) Oracle
4 2 (5.71%) Sun
5 1 (2.86%) SendGrid
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