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 21 January 2017 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
21 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
PHP
Berkshire / Reading
Rank 66 54 56
Rank change year-on-year
-12 +2
Contract jobs citing PHP 1 24 16
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 0.14% 2.54% 1.87%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.43% 7.95% 6.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 16 13
Median daily rate £388 £363 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.89% -3.33%
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Median hourly rate - £27.75 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £31.45 £35.00 £27.18
% change year-on-year
-10.14% +28.79%

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
233 302 233
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 33.29% 31.96% 27.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 140 211 152
Median daily rate £438 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.37% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £338 £300 £296
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £500 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £385 £375 £355
% change year-on-year
+2.66% +5.63%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 12 4
Median hourly rate £13.00 £39.25 £37.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-66.87% +4.66%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.50 £40.00 £35.50
% change year-on-year
+1.25% +12.67%

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
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 21 January 2017, 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 11 (78.57%) JavaScript
2 10 (71.43%) Python
3 9 (64.29%) Linux
3 9 (64.29%) Bash Shell
4 8 (57.14%) AngularJS
4 8 (57.14%) DevOps
5 7 (50.00%) Go
5 7 (50.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
5 7 (50.00%) OO
5 7 (50.00%) JSON
5 7 (50.00%) Continuous Integration
6 6 (42.86%) OCaml
6 6 (42.86%) Haskell
6 6 (42.86%) F#
6 6 (42.86%) Ruby
6 6 (42.86%) C
6 6 (42.86%) HTTP
6 6 (42.86%) Microservices
6 6 (42.86%) Rust
6 6 (42.86%) Kubernetes
6 6 (42.86%) Continuous Delivery
6 6 (42.86%) API Development
6 6 (42.86%) Jasmine
6 6 (42.86%) Docker
6 6 (42.86%) SOLID
6 6 (42.86%) GoCD
7 5 (35.71%) Virtual Team
7 5 (35.71%) Laravel
7 5 (35.71%) AMQP
8 4 (28.57%) Web Development

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 3 (21.43%) Apache
2 2 (14.29%) WordPress
3 1 (7.14%) Confluence
3 1 (7.14%) nginx
Cloud Services
1 1 (7.14%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 6 (42.86%) HTTP
2 5 (35.71%) AMQP
3 2 (14.29%) DDNS
3 2 (14.29%) DHCP
3 2 (14.29%) DNS
3 2 (14.29%) Internet
3 2 (14.29%) SMTP
3 2 (14.29%) SNMP
4 1 (7.14%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (21.43%) MySQL
1 3 (21.43%) PostgreSQL
2 1 (7.14%) CouchDB
2 1 (7.14%) MongoDB
2 1 (7.14%) NoSQL
2 1 (7.14%) Redis
2 1 (7.14%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 6 (42.86%) GoCD
1 6 (42.86%) Jasmine
2 2 (14.29%) Git (software)
3 1 (7.14%) Jenkins
3 1 (7.14%) JIRA
3 1 (7.14%) Mercurial
3 1 (7.14%) Subversion
General
1 1 (7.14%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 11 (78.57%) Developer
2 6 (42.86%) Software Developer
3 2 (14.29%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
4 1 (7.14%) DevOps Engineer
4 1 (7.14%) Django Developer
4 1 (7.14%) E-Commerce Developer
4 1 (7.14%) Graduate
4 1 (7.14%) Graduate Developer
4 1 (7.14%) Graduate Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
4 1 (7.14%) JavaScript Developer
4 1 (7.14%) PHP Developer
4 1 (7.14%) Python Developer
4 1 (7.14%) Python/Django Developer
4 1 (7.14%) Senior Developer
4 1 (7.14%) Senior Software Developer
4 1 (7.14%) Test Engineer
4 1 (7.14%) UI Developer
4 1 (7.14%) UI/UX Developer
4 1 (7.14%) UX Developer
4 1 (7.14%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (57.14%) AngularJS
2 7 (50.00%) JSON
2 7 (50.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
3 5 (35.71%) Laravel
4 4 (28.57%) CSS
4 4 (28.57%) HTML
4 4 (28.57%) Symfony
5 3 (21.43%) LAMP
5 3 (21.43%) LAPP Stack
6 2 (14.29%) HTML5
7 1 (7.14%) Django
7 1 (7.14%) jQuery
7 1 (7.14%) LEMP Stack
7 1 (7.14%) Memcached
7 1 (7.14%) Vue.js
7 1 (7.14%) Yii
Miscellaneous
1 5 (35.71%) Virtual Team
2 2 (14.29%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 9 (64.29%) Linux
2 2 (14.29%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (57.14%) DevOps
2 7 (50.00%) Continuous Integration
2 7 (50.00%) OO
3 6 (42.86%) API Development
3 6 (42.86%) Continuous Delivery
3 6 (42.86%) Microservices
3 6 (42.86%) SOLID
4 4 (28.57%) Web Development
5 2 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
5 2 (14.29%) E-Commerce
5 2 (14.29%) Front End Development
5 2 (14.29%) Wireframes
6 1 (7.14%) Change Management
6 1 (7.14%) Configure, Price, Quote (CPQ)
6 1 (7.14%) ITIL
6 1 (7.14%) Service Delivery
6 1 (7.14%) Service Management
6 1 (7.14%) Test Planning
6 1 (7.14%) User Stories
6 1 (7.14%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 11 (78.57%) JavaScript
2 10 (71.43%) Python
3 9 (64.29%) Bash Shell
4 7 (50.00%) Go
5 6 (42.86%) C
5 6 (42.86%) F#
5 6 (42.86%) Haskell
5 6 (42.86%) OCaml
5 6 (42.86%) Ruby
5 6 (42.86%) Rust
6 2 (14.29%) SQL
7 1 (7.14%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 1 (7.14%) DV Cleared
1 1 (7.14%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 6 (42.86%) Docker
Systems Management
1 6 (42.86%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 1 (7.14%) Atlassian
1 1 (7.14%) HP
1 1 (7.14%) Zend
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