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 30 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
30 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
PHP
Rank 58 69 60
Rank change year-on-year
+11 -9
Contract jobs citing PHP 15 9 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 1.47% 0.88% 1.00%
As % of the Programming Languages category 4.46% 3.14% 2.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 7 1
Average daily rate
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£325 £263 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+23.80% -4.54%
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £325 £275
% change year-on-year
-7.69% +18.18%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.00 £32.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-32.30% +8.33%
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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
336 287 252
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 32.91% 28.11% 36.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 221 161 107
Average daily rate £375 £325 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.38% -7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £425 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 1 18
Average hourly rate £55.65 £13.50 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+312.22% -28.94%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+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 30 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 30 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 20 (55.56%) HTML
2 19 (52.78%) JavaScript
3 17 (47.22%) CSS
4 14 (38.89%) MySQL
4 14 (38.89%) jQuery
4 14 (38.89%) Git (software)
5 13 (36.11%) Java
6 11 (30.56%) HTML5
7 10 (27.78%) Drupal
7 10 (27.78%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 10 (27.78%) Ruby
7 10 (27.78%) Python
8 9 (25.00%) MVC
8 9 (25.00%) Perl
8 9 (25.00%) WordPress
8 9 (25.00%) CSS3
9 8 (22.22%) DevOps
9 8 (22.22%) Subversion
9 8 (22.22%) Linux
10 7 (19.44%) Agile Software Development
11 6 (16.67%) MCollective
11 6 (16.67%) User Acceptance Testing
11 6 (16.67%) Puppet
11 6 (16.67%) CMS
12 5 (13.89%) Microsoft
13 4 (11.11%) Marketing
13 4 (11.11%) Open Source
13 4 (11.11%) Red Hat
13 4 (11.11%) OOP
13 4 (11.11%) Apache

PHP
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 30 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 10 (27.78%) Drupal
2 9 (25.00%) WordPress
3 6 (16.67%) CMS
4 4 (11.11%) Apache
5 3 (8.33%) Tomcat
5 3 (8.33%) WebLogic
5 3 (8.33%) JBoss
6 2 (5.56%) IIS
6 2 (5.56%) Apache Solr
7 1 (2.78%) SharePoint Server
7 1 (2.78%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (5.56%) MS Office
1 2 (5.56%) MS Excel
2 1 (2.78%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 1 (2.78%) Magento
Communications & Networking
1 3 (8.33%) TCP/IP
2 2 (5.56%) SSL
3 1 (2.78%) SSH
3 1 (2.78%) PuTTY
3 1 (2.78%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (38.89%) MySQL
2 3 (8.33%) SQL Server
3 2 (5.56%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 2 (5.56%) SQL Server 2005
3 2 (5.56%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (5.56%) MongoDB
3 2 (5.56%) Redis
3 2 (5.56%) Oracle Database
3 2 (5.56%) Relational Database
4 1 (2.78%) Hadoop
4 1 (2.78%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 14 (38.89%) Git (software)
2 8 (22.22%) Subversion
3 2 (5.56%) Selenium
3 2 (5.56%) Visual Studio
3 2 (5.56%) VSS/SourceSafe
3 2 (5.56%) Team Foundation Server
3 2 (5.56%) Grunt
General
1 4 (11.11%) Marketing
2 3 (8.33%) Finance
3 1 (2.78%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 24 (66.67%) Developer
2 12 (33.33%) PHP Developer
3 7 (19.44%) Web Developer
3 7 (19.44%) DevOps Engineer
4 6 (16.67%) WordPress Developer
5 5 (13.89%) PHP Web Developer
6 4 (11.11%) Junior Developer
6 4 (11.11%) Junior
7 3 (8.33%) Drupal Developer
7 3 (8.33%) JavaScript Developer
8 2 (5.56%) Junior PHP Web Developer
8 2 (5.56%) Junior PHP Developer
8 2 (5.56%) PHP Programmer
8 2 (5.56%) Front-End Developer
8 2 (5.56%) PHP MySQL Developer
8 2 (5.56%) Software Developer
8 2 (5.56%) Junior Web Developer
8 2 (5.56%) Junior Software Developer
8 2 (5.56%) Senior Developer
8 2 (5.56%) Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (55.56%) HTML
2 17 (47.22%) CSS
3 14 (38.89%) jQuery
4 11 (30.56%) HTML5
5 9 (25.00%) CSS3
6 6 (16.67%) MCollective
7 4 (11.11%) .NET
8 3 (8.33%) J2EE
8 3 (8.33%) ASP.NET
8 3 (8.33%) XML
8 3 (8.33%) Middleware
8 3 (8.33%) LAMP
8 3 (8.33%) Ajax
9 2 (5.56%) Ruby on Rails
9 2 (5.56%) .NET Framework
9 2 (5.56%) Application Packaging
9 2 (5.56%) Symfony
9 2 (5.56%) Django
9 2 (5.56%) YUI
9 2 (5.56%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 4 (11.11%) Open Source
2 3 (8.33%) Digital Media
2 3 (8.33%) Mobile App
3 2 (5.56%) PKI
4 1 (2.78%) User Experience
4 1 (2.78%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 10 (27.78%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 8 (22.22%) Linux
3 3 (8.33%) UNIX
3 3 (8.33%) Windows
4 2 (5.56%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (25.00%) MVC
2 8 (22.22%) DevOps
3 7 (19.44%) Agile Software Development
4 6 (16.67%) User Acceptance Testing
5 4 (11.11%) OOP
6 3 (8.33%) E-Commerce
6 3 (8.33%) Web Development
6 3 (8.33%) Scrum
7 2 (5.56%) Release Management
7 2 (5.56%) Email Marketing
7 2 (5.56%) Unit Testing
7 2 (5.56%) Dependency Injection
7 2 (5.56%) B2B
7 2 (5.56%) B2C
7 2 (5.56%) Project Management
7 2 (5.56%) OO
8 1 (2.78%) Migration
8 1 (2.78%) Responsive Web Design
8 1 (2.78%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 19 (52.78%) JavaScript
2 13 (36.11%) Java
3 10 (27.78%) Python
3 10 (27.78%) Ruby
4 9 (25.00%) Perl
5 4 (11.11%) SQL
6 3 (8.33%) C#
7 2 (5.56%) C++
7 2 (5.56%) VBScript
7 2 (5.56%) VB
7 2 (5.56%) VB.NET
8 1 (2.78%) T-SQL
8 1 (2.78%) PHP5
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (5.56%) 21 CFR Part 11
Systems Management
1 6 (16.67%) Puppet
2 1 (2.78%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 5 (13.89%) Microsoft
2 4 (11.11%) Red Hat
3 3 (8.33%) Oracle
4 2 (5.56%) Zend
4 2 (5.56%) Sun
5 1 (2.78%) SendGrid
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