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 8 July 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
8 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
PHP
Rank 57 65 52
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -13
Contract jobs citing PHP 10 9 23
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 1.21% 0.98% 2.48%
As % of the Programming Languages category 4.24% 3.53% 8.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 5 16
Average daily rate
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£340 £350 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.85% -12.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £320 £308 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £362 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £320 £325 £275
% change year-on-year
-1.53% +18.18%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.00 £33.55 £22.66
% change year-on-year
+16.24% +48.05%
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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
236 255 283
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 28.47% 27.75% 30.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 159 105 125
Average daily rate £375 £375 £361
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.80%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £479 £475 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 4 12
Average hourly rate £42.50 £19.75 £27.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+115.18% -28.18%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.30 £19.00 £17.68
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £40.00 £32.20
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £35.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +2.94%

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
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 8 July 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 14 (53.85%) HTML
2 11 (42.31%) MySQL
3 10 (38.46%) Java
3 10 (38.46%) JavaScript
3 10 (38.46%) CSS
4 7 (26.92%) Linux
4 7 (26.92%) MVC
5 6 (23.08%) Python
5 6 (23.08%) Microsoft
5 6 (23.08%) Perl
5 6 (23.08%) Oracle
5 6 (23.08%) SQL Server
5 6 (23.08%) Ruby
5 6 (23.08%) Ajax
5 6 (23.08%) jQuery
6 5 (19.23%) WordPress
6 5 (19.23%) Git (software)
6 5 (19.23%) HTML5
6 5 (19.23%) CSS3
6 5 (19.23%) VB
6 5 (19.23%) OOP
6 5 (19.23%) LAMP
7 4 (15.38%) C#
7 4 (15.38%) Drupal
7 4 (15.38%) Ruby on Rails
7 4 (15.38%) Subversion
7 4 (15.38%) Oracle Database
8 3 (11.54%) Web Application Development
8 3 (11.54%) CMS
8 3 (11.54%) Agile Software Development

PHP
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 8 July 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 5 (19.23%) WordPress
2 4 (15.38%) Drupal
3 3 (11.54%) CMS
3 3 (11.54%) Apache
4 2 (7.69%) Tomcat
4 2 (7.69%) SharePoint
4 2 (7.69%) WebLogic
4 2 (7.69%) IIS
4 2 (7.69%) JBoss
4 2 (7.69%) SharePoint Server
5 1 (3.85%) Apache Solr
Applications
1 2 (7.69%) MS Office
1 2 (7.69%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (3.85%) BigMachines
Cloud Services
1 2 (7.69%) SaaS
2 1 (3.85%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 3 (11.54%) LAN
1 3 (11.54%) WLAN
1 3 (11.54%) WAN
2 2 (7.69%) SNMP
2 2 (7.69%) TCP/IP
2 2 (7.69%) SSL
2 2 (7.69%) SSH
3 1 (3.85%) PuTTY
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (42.31%) MySQL
2 6 (23.08%) SQL Server
3 4 (15.38%) Oracle Database
4 2 (7.69%) Relational Database
4 2 (7.69%) PostgreSQL
4 2 (7.69%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 2 (7.69%) SQL Server 2005
4 2 (7.69%) SQL Server 2008
4 2 (7.69%) MongoDB
4 2 (7.69%) Redis
Development Applications
1 5 (19.23%) Git (software)
2 4 (15.38%) Subversion
3 3 (11.54%) Selenium
4 2 (7.69%) Team Foundation Server
4 2 (7.69%) Visual Studio
4 2 (7.69%) VSS/SourceSafe
5 1 (3.85%) Oracle APEX
5 1 (3.85%) WebDriver
General
1 3 (11.54%) Telecoms
2 2 (7.69%) Finance
3 1 (3.85%) Retail
Job Titles
1 19 (73.08%) Developer
2 11 (42.31%) PHP Developer
3 4 (15.38%) Web Developer
4 3 (11.54%) Programmer
4 3 (11.54%) PHP Web Developer
5 2 (7.69%) Junior Developer
5 2 (7.69%) Junior Software Developer
5 2 (7.69%) Software Developer
5 2 (7.69%) Junior
5 2 (7.69%) Drupal Developer
5 2 (7.69%) Network Programmer
5 2 (7.69%) JavaScript Developer
5 2 (7.69%) WordPress Developer
6 1 (3.85%) Ruby on Rails Developer
6 1 (3.85%) Ruby Developer
6 1 (3.85%) QA Automation Engineer
6 1 (3.85%) Automation Engineer
6 1 (3.85%) Test Automation Engineer
6 1 (3.85%) PHP MySQL Developer
6 1 (3.85%) DevOps Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (53.85%) HTML
2 10 (38.46%) CSS
3 6 (23.08%) Ajax
3 6 (23.08%) jQuery
4 5 (19.23%) HTML5
4 5 (19.23%) CSS3
4 5 (19.23%) LAMP
5 4 (15.38%) Ruby on Rails
6 3 (11.54%) ASP.NET
6 3 (11.54%) XML
6 3 (11.54%) .NET
7 2 (7.69%) J2EE
7 2 (7.69%) XSLT
7 2 (7.69%) Middleware
7 2 (7.69%) .NET Framework
7 2 (7.69%) Application Packaging
7 2 (7.69%) Managed Extensibility Framework
7 2 (7.69%) YUI
7 2 (7.69%) Backbone.js
7 2 (7.69%) AngularJS
Miscellaneous
1 2 (7.69%) PKI
2 1 (3.85%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 7 (26.92%) Linux
2 3 (11.54%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 2 (7.69%) UNIX
3 2 (7.69%) Windows
3 2 (7.69%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (26.92%) MVC
2 5 (19.23%) OOP
3 3 (11.54%) Scrum
3 3 (11.54%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (11.54%) Web Application Development
4 2 (7.69%) Open Source
4 2 (7.69%) Dependency Injection
4 2 (7.69%) Penetration Testing
4 2 (7.69%) Web Development
4 2 (7.69%) Release Management
4 2 (7.69%) User Acceptance Testing
4 2 (7.69%) Unit Testing
4 2 (7.69%) OO
4 2 (7.69%) ITIL
4 2 (7.69%) Project Management
5 1 (3.85%) Migration
5 1 (3.85%) CRM
5 1 (3.85%) E-Commerce
5 1 (3.85%) Kanban
5 1 (3.85%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 10 (38.46%) Java
1 10 (38.46%) JavaScript
2 6 (23.08%) Perl
2 6 (23.08%) Python
2 6 (23.08%) Ruby
3 5 (19.23%) VB
4 4 (15.38%) C#
5 3 (11.54%) SQL
6 2 (7.69%) C++
6 2 (7.69%) VB.NET
6 2 (7.69%) VBScript
7 1 (3.85%) PHP5
7 1 (3.85%) Apex Code
7 1 (3.85%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (3.85%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (7.69%) 21 CFR Part 11
2 1 (3.85%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (3.85%) Puppet
Vendors
1 6 (23.08%) Microsoft
1 6 (23.08%) Oracle
2 2 (7.69%) Zend
2 2 (7.69%) Sun
2 2 (7.69%) Red Hat
3 1 (3.85%) Salesforce.com
3 1 (3.85%) Eloqua
3 1 (3.85%) Siebel
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