The table below looks at the statistics for PHP skills in IT contracts advertised for the Reading region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited PHP over the 3 months to 25 February 2017 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
25 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
PHP
Berkshire / Reading
Rank 59 56 53
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -3
Contract jobs citing PHP 4 22 20
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 0.57% 2.16% 2.18%
As % of the Programming Languages category 1.87% 7.01% 7.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 16 16
Median daily rate £175 £363 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-51.72% -
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £31.00 £35.50 £19.50
% change year-on-year
-12.67% +82.05%

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
214 314 256
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 30.62% 30.78% 27.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 127 215 164
Median daily rate £450 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.50% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £325 £280
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £500 £458
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 8 4
Median hourly rate £13.00 £45.00 £44.08
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-71.11% +2.09%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.50 £40.00 £35.50
% change year-on-year
+3.75% +12.67%

PHP
Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Reading region citing PHP as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 25 February 2017.

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 25 February 2017, IT contractor jobs citing PHP also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Reading region with a requirement for PHP.

1 9 (69.23%) JavaScript
2 7 (53.85%) Python
2 7 (53.85%) AngularJS
3 6 (46.15%) Bash Shell
3 6 (46.15%) Twitter Bootstrap
3 6 (46.15%) Go
3 6 (46.15%) DevOps
3 6 (46.15%) HTML
3 6 (46.15%) Linux
3 6 (46.15%) OO
3 6 (46.15%) CSS
3 6 (46.15%) Web Development
3 6 (46.15%) Continuous Integration
4 5 (38.46%) OCaml
4 5 (38.46%) Haskell
4 5 (38.46%) JSON
4 5 (38.46%) Ruby
4 5 (38.46%) C
4 5 (38.46%) HTTP
4 5 (38.46%) Docker
4 5 (38.46%) Microservices
4 5 (38.46%) Rust
4 5 (38.46%) Kubernetes
4 5 (38.46%) Continuous Delivery
4 5 (38.46%) Jasmine
4 5 (38.46%) F#
4 5 (38.46%) Laravel
4 5 (38.46%) SOLID
4 5 (38.46%) API Development
4 5 (38.46%) GoCD

PHP
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 1 (7.69%) Apache
1 1 (7.69%) Confluence
1 1 (7.69%) nginx
1 1 (7.69%) WordPress
Business Applications
1 2 (15.38%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 2 (15.38%) Oracle CX
Communications & Networking
1 5 (38.46%) HTTP
2 4 (30.77%) AMQP
3 1 (7.69%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (7.69%) CouchDB
1 1 (7.69%) MongoDB
1 1 (7.69%) MySQL
1 1 (7.69%) NoSQL
1 1 (7.69%) PostgreSQL
1 1 (7.69%) Redis
1 1 (7.69%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 5 (38.46%) GoCD
1 5 (38.46%) Jasmine
2 2 (15.38%) Git (software)
3 1 (7.69%) Jenkins
3 1 (7.69%) JIRA
3 1 (7.69%) Mercurial
3 1 (7.69%) Subversion
Job Titles
1 9 (69.23%) Developer
2 5 (38.46%) Software Developer
3 3 (23.08%) Software Engineer
4 2 (15.38%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
5 1 (7.69%) .NET Software Engineer
5 1 (7.69%) Django Developer
5 1 (7.69%) Graduate
5 1 (7.69%) Graduate Developer
5 1 (7.69%) Graduate Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
5 1 (7.69%) JavaScript Developer
5 1 (7.69%) Migration Engineer
5 1 (7.69%) PHP Developer
5 1 (7.69%) Python Developer
5 1 (7.69%) Python/Django Developer
5 1 (7.69%) Senior Developer
5 1 (7.69%) Senior Software Developer
5 1 (7.69%) Senior Software Engineer
5 1 (7.69%) Test Engineer
5 1 (7.69%) UI Developer
5 1 (7.69%) UX Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (53.85%) AngularJS
2 6 (46.15%) CSS
2 6 (46.15%) HTML
2 6 (46.15%) Twitter Bootstrap
3 5 (38.46%) JSON
3 5 (38.46%) Laravel
4 4 (30.77%) Symfony
5 3 (23.08%) .NET
5 3 (23.08%) Web Services
6 1 (7.69%) Django
6 1 (7.69%) HTML5
6 1 (7.69%) jQuery
6 1 (7.69%) LAMP
6 1 (7.69%) LAPP Stack
6 1 (7.69%) LEMP Stack
6 1 (7.69%) Memcached
6 1 (7.69%) Vue.js
6 1 (7.69%) Yii
Miscellaneous
1 4 (30.77%) Virtual Team
2 2 (15.38%) Life Science
2 2 (15.38%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 6 (46.15%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (46.15%) Continuous Integration
1 6 (46.15%) DevOps
1 6 (46.15%) OO
1 6 (46.15%) Web Development
2 5 (38.46%) API Development
2 5 (38.46%) Continuous Delivery
2 5 (38.46%) Microservices
2 5 (38.46%) SOLID
3 4 (30.77%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (23.08%) CRM
4 3 (23.08%) Integration Testing
4 3 (23.08%) Software Engineering
4 3 (23.08%) Unit Testing
5 2 (15.38%) E-Commerce
5 2 (15.38%) Front End Development
5 2 (15.38%) Migration
5 2 (15.38%) Wireframes
6 1 (7.69%) Test Planning
6 1 (7.69%) User Stories
6 1 (7.69%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 9 (69.23%) JavaScript
2 7 (53.85%) Python
3 6 (46.15%) Bash Shell
3 6 (46.15%) Go
4 5 (38.46%) C
4 5 (38.46%) F#
4 5 (38.46%) Haskell
4 5 (38.46%) ML
4 5 (38.46%) OCaml
4 5 (38.46%) Ruby
4 5 (38.46%) Rust
5 3 (23.08%) VB.NET
6 1 (7.69%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 1 (7.69%) DV Cleared
1 1 (7.69%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (15.38%) QA
System Software
1 5 (38.46%) Docker
Systems Management
1 5 (38.46%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 2 (15.38%) BMC
1 2 (15.38%) Oracle
1 2 (15.38%) Remedy
2 1 (7.69%) Atlassian
2 1 (7.69%) HP
2 1 (7.69%) Zend