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 5 March 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
5 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
PHP
Rank 57 67 60
Rank change year-on-year
+10 -7
Contract jobs citing PHP 18 6 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 1.91% 0.62% 0.94%
As % of the Programming Languages category 6.57% 2.15% 2.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 4 2
Average daily rate
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£363 £250 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+45.00% -9.09%
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £310 £275
% change year-on-year
+5.00% +12.54%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £29.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
-39.65% -10.76%
PHP
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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
274 279 288
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 29.12% 28.76% 38.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 173 167 132
Average daily rate £375 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £238 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £440 £423 £490
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 0 16
Average hourly rate £44.08 - £19.75
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.50 - £15.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.65 - £28.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £34.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -2.85%

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 5 March 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 5 March 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 (55.26%) HTML
2 20 (52.63%) JavaScript
3 18 (47.37%) CSS
4 15 (39.47%) Java
5 14 (36.84%) jQuery
5 14 (36.84%) Git (software)
6 13 (34.21%) MySQL
7 12 (31.58%) HTML5
7 12 (31.58%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 12 (31.58%) Drupal
8 11 (28.95%) Ruby
8 11 (28.95%) WordPress
8 11 (28.95%) Python
9 10 (26.32%) Perl
9 10 (26.32%) MVC
9 10 (26.32%) CSS3
10 9 (23.68%) DevOps
10 9 (23.68%) Subversion
10 9 (23.68%) Linux
11 8 (21.05%) CMS
11 8 (21.05%) Agile Software Development
12 7 (18.42%) MCollective
12 7 (18.42%) Puppet
12 7 (18.42%) User Acceptance Testing
13 6 (15.79%) Microsoft
14 5 (13.16%) Red Hat
14 5 (13.16%) Apache
15 4 (10.53%) Windows
15 4 (10.53%) OOP
15 4 (10.53%) Marketing

PHP
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 5 March 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 12 (31.58%) Drupal
2 11 (28.95%) WordPress
3 8 (21.05%) CMS
4 5 (13.16%) Apache
5 3 (7.89%) JBoss
5 3 (7.89%) Tomcat
5 3 (7.89%) WebLogic
6 2 (5.26%) IIS
6 2 (5.26%) Apache Solr
7 1 (2.63%) SharePoint Server
7 1 (2.63%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (5.26%) MS Office
1 2 (5.26%) MS Excel
2 1 (2.63%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 1 (2.63%) Magento
Communications & Networking
1 3 (7.89%) TCP/IP
2 2 (5.26%) SSL
3 1 (2.63%) PuTTY
3 1 (2.63%) SSH
3 1 (2.63%) HTTP
3 1 (2.63%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (34.21%) MySQL
2 3 (7.89%) Relational Database
2 3 (7.89%) SQL Server
3 2 (5.26%) SQL Server 2005
3 2 (5.26%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 2 (5.26%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (5.26%) Oracle Database
3 2 (5.26%) Redis
3 2 (5.26%) MongoDB
4 1 (2.63%) Hadoop
4 1 (2.63%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 14 (36.84%) Git (software)
2 9 (23.68%) Subversion
3 2 (5.26%) Visual Studio
3 2 (5.26%) VSS/SourceSafe
3 2 (5.26%) Team Foundation Server
3 2 (5.26%) Selenium
3 2 (5.26%) Grunt
General
1 4 (10.53%) Marketing
2 3 (7.89%) Finance
3 1 (2.63%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 24 (63.16%) Developer
2 12 (31.58%) PHP Developer
3 8 (21.05%) Web Developer
3 8 (21.05%) DevOps Engineer
4 6 (15.79%) PHP Web Developer
4 6 (15.79%) WordPress Developer
5 4 (10.53%) Junior
5 4 (10.53%) Junior Developer
6 3 (7.89%) Drupal Developer
6 3 (7.89%) Front-End Developer
6 3 (7.89%) JavaScript Developer
7 2 (5.26%) Software Developer
7 2 (5.26%) Senior Developer
7 2 (5.26%) Programmer
7 2 (5.26%) PHP Programmer
7 2 (5.26%) Junior Web Developer
7 2 (5.26%) Junior Software Developer
7 2 (5.26%) Junior PHP Web Developer
7 2 (5.26%) Junior PHP Developer
7 2 (5.26%) PHP MySQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (55.26%) HTML
2 18 (47.37%) CSS
3 14 (36.84%) jQuery
4 12 (31.58%) HTML5
5 10 (26.32%) CSS3
6 7 (18.42%) MCollective
7 4 (10.53%) Ajax
8 3 (7.89%) LAMP
8 3 (7.89%) Middleware
8 3 (7.89%) .NET
8 3 (7.89%) J2EE
8 3 (7.89%) Web Services
9 2 (5.26%) ASP.NET
9 2 (5.26%) XML
9 2 (5.26%) XSLT
9 2 (5.26%) .NET Framework
9 2 (5.26%) Ruby on Rails
9 2 (5.26%) Memcached
9 2 (5.26%) Ext JS
9 2 (5.26%) Django
Miscellaneous
1 4 (10.53%) Open Source
1 4 (10.53%) Digital Media
2 3 (7.89%) Mobile App
3 2 (5.26%) PKI
4 1 (2.63%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 12 (31.58%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 9 (23.68%) Linux
3 4 (10.53%) Windows
4 3 (7.89%) UNIX
5 2 (5.26%) Solaris
6 1 (2.63%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (2.63%) Debian
6 1 (2.63%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (26.32%) MVC
2 9 (23.68%) DevOps
3 8 (21.05%) Agile Software Development
4 7 (18.42%) User Acceptance Testing
5 4 (10.53%) OOP
6 3 (7.89%) Scrum
6 3 (7.89%) Web Development
6 3 (7.89%) E-Commerce
6 3 (7.89%) OO
7 2 (5.26%) Project Management
7 2 (5.26%) B2B
7 2 (5.26%) B2C
7 2 (5.26%) Unit Testing
7 2 (5.26%) Release Management
7 2 (5.26%) Email Marketing
7 2 (5.26%) Dependency Injection
8 1 (2.63%) Responsive Web Design
8 1 (2.63%) OO PHP
8 1 (2.63%) Mentoring
8 1 (2.63%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 20 (52.63%) JavaScript
2 15 (39.47%) Java
3 11 (28.95%) Ruby
3 11 (28.95%) Python
4 10 (26.32%) Perl
5 3 (7.89%) SQL
6 2 (5.26%) VBScript
6 2 (5.26%) VB
6 2 (5.26%) VB.NET
6 2 (5.26%) C#
6 2 (5.26%) C++
6 2 (5.26%) PHP5
Qualifications
1 1 (2.63%) VCP4
1 1 (2.63%) Degree
1 1 (2.63%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (5.26%) 21 CFR Part 11
Systems Management
1 7 (18.42%) Puppet
2 1 (2.63%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 6 (15.79%) Microsoft
2 5 (13.16%) Red Hat
3 3 (7.89%) Oracle
4 2 (5.26%) Sun
4 2 (5.26%) Zend
5 1 (2.63%) SendGrid
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