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 21 October 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
21 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
PHP
Rank 51 53 74
Rank change year-on-year
+2 +21
Contract jobs citing PHP 20 35 17
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 2.33% 3.23% 1.28%
As % of the Programming Languages category 7.46% 8.24% 4.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 30 8
Average daily rate
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£330 £333 £210
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.75% +58.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £236 £182
10% offered a daily rate of more than £463 £400 £316
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £288 £290
% change year-on-year
+13.04% -0.86%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £16.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £31.00 £31.25 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-0.80% +25.00%
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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
268 425 368
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 31.16% 39.28% 27.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 180 253 121
Average daily rate £385 £350 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.00% +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £168 £185
10% offered a daily rate of more than £540 £425 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 5 11
Average hourly rate £13.00 £38.50 £22.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-66.23% +75.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £33.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+4.47% -4.28%

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 21 October 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 21 October 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 (72.41%) HTML
2 19 (65.52%) JavaScript
2 19 (65.52%) CSS
3 14 (48.28%) MySQL
4 9 (31.03%) Python
5 8 (27.59%) Java
5 8 (27.59%) Agile Software Development
5 8 (27.59%) MVC
5 8 (27.59%) HTML5
6 7 (24.14%) Git (software)
6 7 (24.14%) Ruby
6 7 (24.14%) jQuery
6 7 (24.14%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 6 (20.69%) Drupal
7 6 (20.69%) Zend
7 6 (20.69%) Puppet
7 6 (20.69%) CSS3
7 6 (20.69%) Linux
7 6 (20.69%) DevOps
8 5 (17.24%) Perl
8 5 (17.24%) SOAP
8 5 (17.24%) Subversion
8 5 (17.24%) Digital Media
8 5 (17.24%) MCollective
8 5 (17.24%) Ajax
8 5 (17.24%) User Acceptance Testing
8 5 (17.24%) WordPress
9 4 (13.79%) CodeIgniter
9 4 (13.79%) Open Source
9 4 (13.79%) CMS

PHP
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 21 October 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 6 (20.69%) Drupal
2 5 (17.24%) WordPress
3 4 (13.79%) CMS
4 3 (10.34%) Apache
5 1 (3.45%) IIS
5 1 (3.45%) nginx
Applications
1 2 (6.90%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 2 (6.90%) Magento
2 1 (3.45%) Google Analytics
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.45%) Amazon EC2
1 1 (3.45%) Amazon S3
1 1 (3.45%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (3.45%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (10.34%) Internet
2 1 (3.45%) Wireshark
2 1 (3.45%) HTTP
2 1 (3.45%) DNS
2 1 (3.45%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (48.28%) MySQL
2 2 (6.90%) SQL Server
2 2 (6.90%) Relational Database
3 1 (3.45%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 7 (24.14%) Git (software)
2 5 (17.24%) Subversion
3 1 (3.45%) Fiddler
3 1 (3.45%) Grunt
3 1 (3.45%) Visual Studio
General
1 1 (3.45%) Games
1 1 (3.45%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 20 (68.97%) Developer
2 10 (34.48%) PHP Developer
3 8 (27.59%) Web Developer
4 6 (20.69%) Programmer
4 6 (20.69%) PHP Programmer
5 5 (17.24%) DevOps Engineer
6 3 (10.34%) WordPress Developer
6 3 (10.34%) Front-End Developer
6 3 (10.34%) PHP Web Developer
6 3 (10.34%) Web Programmer
7 2 (6.90%) UI Developer
7 2 (6.90%) PHP MySQL Developer
7 2 (6.90%) UI Programmer
8 1 (3.45%) Front-End Web Developer
8 1 (3.45%) Magento Developer
8 1 (3.45%) PHP LAMP Developer
8 1 (3.45%) Web Engineer
8 1 (3.45%) Digital Project Manager
8 1 (3.45%) JavaScript Developer
8 1 (3.45%) ScrumMaster
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (72.41%) HTML
2 19 (65.52%) CSS
3 8 (27.59%) HTML5
4 7 (24.14%) jQuery
5 6 (20.69%) CSS3
6 5 (17.24%) MCollective
6 5 (17.24%) SOAP
6 5 (17.24%) Ajax
7 4 (13.79%) CodeIgniter
7 4 (13.79%) Web Services
8 3 (10.34%) XML
8 3 (10.34%) LAMP
8 3 (10.34%) .NET
8 3 (10.34%) Symfony
8 3 (10.34%) Sass
9 2 (6.90%) Backbone.js
9 2 (6.90%) JSON
10 1 (3.45%) WCF
10 1 (3.45%) Silverlight
10 1 (3.45%) Zend Framework
Miscellaneous
1 5 (17.24%) Digital Media
2 4 (13.79%) Open Source
3 2 (6.90%) Mobile App
3 2 (6.90%) Graphic Design
4 1 (3.45%) Social Media
4 1 (3.45%) Client/Server
4 1 (3.45%) SCORM
Operating Systems
1 7 (24.14%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 6 (20.69%) Linux
3 3 (10.34%) Windows
4 2 (6.90%) Apple iOS
4 2 (6.90%) Windows Server 2003
4 2 (6.90%) Debian
4 2 (6.90%) Android
4 2 (6.90%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (3.45%) CentOS
5 1 (3.45%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (27.59%) MVC
1 8 (27.59%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (20.69%) DevOps
3 5 (17.24%) User Acceptance Testing
4 4 (13.79%) OOP
4 4 (13.79%) OO
4 4 (13.79%) E-Commerce
5 3 (10.34%) Scrum
6 2 (6.90%) Android Development
6 2 (6.90%) iOS Development
6 2 (6.90%) OO PHP
6 2 (6.90%) Project Management
6 2 (6.90%) SEO
6 2 (6.90%) Software Engineering
6 2 (6.90%) Web Development
7 1 (3.45%) Load Balancing
7 1 (3.45%) Email Marketing
7 1 (3.45%) Stakeholder Management
7 1 (3.45%) TDD
7 1 (3.45%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 19 (65.52%) JavaScript
2 9 (31.03%) Python
3 8 (27.59%) Java
4 7 (24.14%) Ruby
5 5 (17.24%) Perl
6 2 (6.90%) C#
6 2 (6.90%) C++
6 2 (6.90%) PHP5
7 1 (3.45%) Bash Shell
7 1 (3.45%) ECMAScript
7 1 (3.45%) C
7 1 (3.45%) SQL
7 1 (3.45%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (6.90%) Degree
2 1 (3.45%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (3.45%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 1 (3.45%) MCTS
2 1 (3.45%) MCITP
Systems Management
1 6 (20.69%) Puppet
2 1 (3.45%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (3.45%) Nagios
2 1 (3.45%) Cacti
Vendors
1 6 (20.69%) Zend
2 3 (10.34%) Red Hat
3 2 (6.90%) Microsoft
4 1 (3.45%) Google
4 1 (3.45%) Akamai
4 1 (3.45%) Percona
4 1 (3.45%) Twitter
4 1 (3.45%) SendGrid
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