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 22 August 2014 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
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
PHP
Rank 51 50 77
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +27
Contract jobs citing PHP 12 27 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 1.37% 2.70% 0.95%
As % of the Programming Languages category 4.49% 7.40% 3.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 20 7
Average daily rate
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£310 £400 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-22.50% +23.07%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £293 £298 £280
10% offered a daily rate of more than £351 £550 £350
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £286 £285
% change year-on-year
+13.53% +0.43%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 2
Average hourly rate - £16.00 £16.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -1.53%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.55 £27.50 £19.50
% change year-on-year
+22.00% +41.02%
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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
267 365 310
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 30.41% 36.50% 24.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 138 173 126
Average daily rate £375 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £190 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £475 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 9 12
Average hourly rate £19.00 £27.50 £25.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-30.90% +10.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.03 £15.40 £20.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.20 £32.30 £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £34.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+2.94% -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 22 August 2014.

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 22 August 2014, 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 (91.30%) HTML
2 18 (78.26%) JavaScript
2 18 (78.26%) CSS
3 14 (60.87%) MySQL
4 9 (39.13%) HTML5
5 7 (30.43%) jQuery
5 7 (30.43%) Agile Software Development
5 7 (30.43%) MVC
6 6 (26.09%) E-Commerce
6 6 (26.09%) Linux
6 6 (26.09%) Digital Media
7 5 (21.74%) Zend
7 5 (21.74%) Open Source
7 5 (21.74%) Subversion
8 4 (17.39%) Ajax
8 4 (17.39%) Graphic Design
8 4 (17.39%) LAMP
8 4 (17.39%) OOP
8 4 (17.39%) SOAP
8 4 (17.39%) XML
8 4 (17.39%) CSS3
9 3 (13.04%) WordPress
9 3 (13.04%) CodeIgniter
9 3 (13.04%) Git (software)
9 3 (13.04%) Web Services
9 3 (13.04%) OO
9 3 (13.04%) Python
9 3 (13.04%) Finance
9 3 (13.04%) Scrum
9 3 (13.04%) JSON

PHP
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, 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 3 (13.04%) WordPress
2 2 (8.70%) Apache
2 2 (8.70%) Drupal
3 1 (4.35%) Confluence
3 1 (4.35%) nginx
3 1 (4.35%) CMS
Applications
1 2 (8.70%) Photoshop
2 1 (4.35%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (4.35%) Magento
1 1 (4.35%) Google Analytics
Cloud Services
1 1 (4.35%) Amazon EC2
1 1 (4.35%) Amazon S3
1 1 (4.35%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (8.70%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (60.87%) MySQL
2 2 (8.70%) Relational Database
3 1 (4.35%) SQL Server
3 1 (4.35%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 5 (21.74%) Subversion
2 3 (13.04%) Git (software)
3 1 (4.35%) Balsamiq Mockups
3 1 (4.35%) Mercurial
3 1 (4.35%) JIRA
General
1 3 (13.04%) Finance
2 2 (8.70%) Games
3 1 (4.35%) Publishing
3 1 (4.35%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 21 (91.30%) Developer
2 12 (52.17%) PHP Developer
3 10 (43.48%) Web Developer
4 5 (21.74%) Programmer
4 5 (21.74%) PHP Web Developer
4 5 (21.74%) PHP Programmer
5 4 (17.39%) UI Developer
5 4 (17.39%) UI Programmer
6 3 (13.04%) Web Programmer
7 2 (8.70%) Front-End Developer
8 1 (4.35%) PHP MySQL Developer
8 1 (4.35%) Front-End Web Developer
8 1 (4.35%) User Experience Developer
8 1 (4.35%) PHP LAMP Developer
8 1 (4.35%) WordPress Developer
8 1 (4.35%) Magento Developer
8 1 (4.35%) ScrumMaster
8 1 (4.35%) UI Designer
8 1 (4.35%) Web Engineer
8 1 (4.35%) Drupal Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (91.30%) HTML
2 18 (78.26%) CSS
3 9 (39.13%) HTML5
4 7 (30.43%) jQuery
5 4 (17.39%) Ajax
5 4 (17.39%) LAMP
5 4 (17.39%) SOAP
5 4 (17.39%) XML
5 4 (17.39%) CSS3
6 3 (13.04%) CodeIgniter
6 3 (13.04%) Web Services
6 3 (13.04%) JSON
7 2 (8.70%) .NET
7 2 (8.70%) Symfony
7 2 (8.70%) Backbone.js
7 2 (8.70%) Sass
8 1 (4.35%) LESS
8 1 (4.35%) AngularJS
8 1 (4.35%) OOCSS
8 1 (4.35%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 6 (26.09%) Digital Media
2 5 (21.74%) Open Source
3 4 (17.39%) Graphic Design
4 1 (4.35%) Social Media
4 1 (4.35%) SCORM
Operating Systems
1 6 (26.09%) Linux
2 2 (8.70%) Android
2 2 (8.70%) Apple iOS
3 1 (4.35%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (4.35%) CentOS
3 1 (4.35%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (4.35%) UNIX
3 1 (4.35%) Windows
3 1 (4.35%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (4.35%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (30.43%) Agile Software Development
1 7 (30.43%) MVC
2 6 (26.09%) E-Commerce
3 4 (17.39%) OOP
4 3 (13.04%) OO
4 3 (13.04%) Scrum
4 3 (13.04%) Web Development
5 2 (8.70%) SEO
5 2 (8.70%) Android Development
5 2 (8.70%) iOS Development
6 1 (4.35%) Analytics
6 1 (4.35%) OO PHP
6 1 (4.35%) DevOps
6 1 (4.35%) Responsive Web Design
6 1 (4.35%) Unit Testing
6 1 (4.35%) Continuous Integration
6 1 (4.35%) Digital Marketing
6 1 (4.35%) UML
6 1 (4.35%) Configuration Management
6 1 (4.35%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 18 (78.26%) JavaScript
2 3 (13.04%) Python
3 1 (4.35%) PHP5
3 1 (4.35%) Bash Shell
3 1 (4.35%) Java
3 1 (4.35%) C
3 1 (4.35%) C#
3 1 (4.35%) C++
3 1 (4.35%) ECMAScript
3 1 (4.35%) Ruby
Systems Management
1 1 (4.35%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (4.35%) Puppet
1 1 (4.35%) Cacti
1 1 (4.35%) Nagios
Vendors
1 5 (21.74%) Zend
2 2 (8.70%) Red Hat
3 1 (4.35%) Akamai
3 1 (4.35%) Percona
3 1 (4.35%) Twitter
3 1 (4.35%) Microsoft
3 1 (4.35%) Adobe
3 1 (4.35%) Google
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