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 24 December 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
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
PHP
Rank 47 59 77
Rank change year-on-year
+12 +18
Contract jobs citing PHP 22 27 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 2.43% 2.49% 0.53%
As % of the Programming Languages category 8.46% 6.18% 1.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 22 5
Average daily rate
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£420 £350 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+20.00% +27.27%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £195 £275 £190
10% offered a daily rate of more than £463 £400 £298
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £300 £300
% change year-on-year
+8.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.50 £21.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+59.52% -30.00%
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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
260 437 345
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 28.70% 40.24% 30.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 174 267 158
Average daily rate £400 £350 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £200 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £425 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 4 10
Average hourly rate £35.00 £38.50 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-9.09% +71.11%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.50 £17.50 £13.88
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £38.50 £26.80
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.18 £33.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+6.59% -5.71%

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 24 December 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 24 December 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 24 (66.67%) HTML
2 21 (58.33%) JavaScript
3 19 (52.78%) CSS
4 15 (41.67%) MySQL
5 14 (38.89%) Java
6 12 (33.33%) Python
6 12 (33.33%) jQuery
6 12 (33.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 11 (30.56%) Git (software)
8 10 (27.78%) HTML5
8 10 (27.78%) Linux
9 9 (25.00%) Drupal
9 9 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
9 9 (25.00%) Ruby
9 9 (25.00%) MVC
10 8 (22.22%) Subversion
10 8 (22.22%) CSS3
10 8 (22.22%) DevOps
11 7 (19.44%) Perl
11 7 (19.44%) WordPress
12 6 (16.67%) User Acceptance Testing
12 6 (16.67%) Zend
12 6 (16.67%) Red Hat
12 6 (16.67%) Apache
12 6 (16.67%) MCollective
12 6 (16.67%) Puppet
12 6 (16.67%) Open Source
13 5 (13.89%) Microsoft
13 5 (13.89%) Ajax
13 5 (13.89%) CMS

PHP
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 9 (25.00%) Drupal
2 7 (19.44%) WordPress
3 6 (16.67%) Apache
4 5 (13.89%) CMS
5 3 (8.33%) Tomcat
5 3 (8.33%) WebLogic
5 3 (8.33%) JBoss
6 1 (2.78%) IIS
6 1 (2.78%) SharePoint
6 1 (2.78%) SharePoint Server
6 1 (2.78%) Apache Solr
Applications
1 2 (5.56%) Photoshop
1 2 (5.56%) MS Office
1 2 (5.56%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (2.78%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.78%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 3 (8.33%) SSL
1 3 (8.33%) Internet
1 3 (8.33%) TCP/IP
2 2 (5.56%) HTTP
3 1 (2.78%) DNS
3 1 (2.78%) SSH
3 1 (2.78%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (41.67%) MySQL
2 2 (5.56%) SQL Server
2 2 (5.56%) PostgreSQL
2 2 (5.56%) Oracle Database
2 2 (5.56%) Relational Database
3 1 (2.78%) Hadoop
3 1 (2.78%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 11 (30.56%) Git (software)
2 8 (22.22%) Subversion
3 2 (5.56%) Grunt
4 1 (2.78%) Fiddler
4 1 (2.78%) Visual Studio
General
1 4 (11.11%) Marketing
2 3 (8.33%) Finance
3 1 (2.78%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 21 (58.33%) Developer
2 12 (33.33%) PHP Developer
3 8 (22.22%) Web Developer
4 7 (19.44%) DevOps Engineer
5 5 (13.89%) PHP Web Developer
5 5 (13.89%) PHP Programmer
5 5 (13.89%) Programmer
5 5 (13.89%) WordPress Developer
6 3 (8.33%) Front-End Developer
7 2 (5.56%) Junior PHP Web Developer
7 2 (5.56%) Junior PHP Developer
7 2 (5.56%) Junior Web Developer
7 2 (5.56%) Web Programmer
7 2 (5.56%) Support Engineer
7 2 (5.56%) Junior
7 2 (5.56%) Senior Developer
7 2 (5.56%) Junior Developer
7 2 (5.56%) PHP MySQL Developer
8 1 (2.78%) Technical Writer
8 1 (2.78%) Applications Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (66.67%) HTML
2 19 (52.78%) CSS
3 12 (33.33%) jQuery
4 10 (27.78%) HTML5
5 8 (22.22%) CSS3
6 6 (16.67%) MCollective
7 5 (13.89%) Ajax
8 4 (11.11%) Web Services
8 4 (11.11%) CodeIgniter
9 3 (8.33%) Sass
9 3 (8.33%) SOAP
9 3 (8.33%) J2EE
9 3 (8.33%) Middleware
9 3 (8.33%) LAMP
9 3 (8.33%) Symfony
10 2 (5.56%) Application Packaging
10 2 (5.56%) .NET
10 2 (5.56%) FuelPHP
10 2 (5.56%) Laravel
11 1 (2.78%) Windows Identity Foundation
Miscellaneous
1 6 (16.67%) Open Source
2 4 (11.11%) Digital Media
3 3 (8.33%) Mobile App
4 2 (5.56%) PKI
5 1 (2.78%) Client/Server
5 1 (2.78%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 12 (33.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 10 (27.78%) Linux
3 4 (11.11%) Windows
4 3 (8.33%) UNIX
5 2 (5.56%) Solaris
5 2 (5.56%) Windows Server 2003
5 2 (5.56%) Debian
5 2 (5.56%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (25.00%) MVC
1 9 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (22.22%) DevOps
3 6 (16.67%) User Acceptance Testing
4 4 (11.11%) Web Development
4 4 (11.11%) OO
4 4 (11.11%) E-Commerce
5 3 (8.33%) Project Management
5 3 (8.33%) OOP
6 2 (5.56%) Scrum
6 2 (5.56%) Release Management
6 2 (5.56%) Email Marketing
6 2 (5.56%) B2B
6 2 (5.56%) B2C
6 2 (5.56%) Responsive Web Design
6 2 (5.56%) OO PHP
7 1 (2.78%) Mentoring
7 1 (2.78%) Unit Testing
7 1 (2.78%) Continuous Integration
7 1 (2.78%) Customer Engagement
Programming Languages
1 21 (58.33%) JavaScript
2 14 (38.89%) Java
3 12 (33.33%) Python
4 9 (25.00%) Ruby
5 7 (19.44%) Perl
6 2 (5.56%) SQL
6 2 (5.56%) C++
6 2 (5.56%) PHP5
7 1 (2.78%) Bash Shell
7 1 (2.78%) C
7 1 (2.78%) C#
7 1 (2.78%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (5.56%) Degree
2 1 (2.78%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (2.78%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 1 (2.78%) MCTS
2 1 (2.78%) MCITP
Systems Management
1 6 (16.67%) Puppet
2 1 (2.78%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 6 (16.67%) Red Hat
1 6 (16.67%) Zend
2 5 (13.89%) Microsoft
3 3 (8.33%) Oracle
4 2 (5.56%) Sun
5 1 (2.78%) Akamai
5 1 (2.78%) SendGrid
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