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 28 April 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
28 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
PHP
Rank 58 65 60
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -5
Contract jobs citing PHP 18 10 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 1.81% 0.97% 1.26%
As % of the Programming Languages category 5.39% 3.42% 3.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 9 1
Average daily rate
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£325 £275 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+18.18% -
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 £30.20 £35.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
-13.71% +55.55%
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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
334 292 266
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 33.67% 28.24% 33.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 222 171 110
Average daily rate £375 £335 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.94% -4.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £295 £225 £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £485 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £335 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.47% +3.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 18
Average hourly rate £37.50 £17.00 £17.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+120.58% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.50 £36.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-2.73% +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 28 April 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 28 April 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 (62.50%) HTML
2 15 (46.88%) JavaScript
3 14 (43.75%) MySQL
4 13 (40.63%) CSS
4 13 (40.63%) Linux
5 12 (37.50%) Java
6 10 (31.25%) jQuery
6 10 (31.25%) MVC
7 9 (28.13%) Microsoft
7 9 (28.13%) HTML5
8 8 (25.00%) Git (software)
8 8 (25.00%) Oracle
8 8 (25.00%) CSS3
9 7 (21.88%) Apache
9 7 (21.88%) Python
9 7 (21.88%) WordPress
9 7 (21.88%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 7 (21.88%) Ruby
10 6 (18.75%) Agile Software Development
10 6 (18.75%) Subversion
10 6 (18.75%) Drupal
10 6 (18.75%) Red Hat
10 6 (18.75%) OOP
10 6 (18.75%) Perl
11 5 (15.63%) SQL Server
11 5 (15.63%) WebLogic
11 5 (15.63%) UNIX
11 5 (15.63%) Tomcat
11 5 (15.63%) JBoss
11 5 (15.63%) J2EE

PHP
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 28 April 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 7 (21.88%) Apache
1 7 (21.88%) WordPress
2 6 (18.75%) Drupal
3 5 (15.63%) JBoss
3 5 (15.63%) Tomcat
3 5 (15.63%) WebLogic
4 4 (12.50%) CMS
5 3 (9.38%) SharePoint Server
5 3 (9.38%) SharePoint
6 2 (6.25%) IIS
6 2 (6.25%) Apache Solr
Applications
1 4 (12.50%) MS Office
1 4 (12.50%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.13%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (15.63%) TCP/IP
2 4 (12.50%) SSL
3 3 (9.38%) SSH
4 2 (6.25%) LAN
4 2 (6.25%) WLAN
4 2 (6.25%) WAN
5 1 (3.13%) HTTP
5 1 (3.13%) SNMP
5 1 (3.13%) PuTTY
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (43.75%) MySQL
2 5 (15.63%) SQL Server
2 5 (15.63%) Oracle Database
3 2 (6.25%) Relational Database
3 2 (6.25%) MongoDB
3 2 (6.25%) Redis
3 2 (6.25%) PostgreSQL
3 2 (6.25%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 2 (6.25%) SQL Server 2005
3 2 (6.25%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (3.13%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 8 (25.00%) Git (software)
2 6 (18.75%) Subversion
3 3 (9.38%) Selenium
4 2 (6.25%) Visual Studio
4 2 (6.25%) VSS/SourceSafe
4 2 (6.25%) Team Foundation Server
5 1 (3.13%) WebDriver
5 1 (3.13%) Grunt
General
1 5 (15.63%) Finance
2 3 (9.38%) Marketing
3 2 (6.25%) Telecoms
4 1 (3.13%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 21 (65.63%) Developer
2 12 (37.50%) PHP Developer
3 6 (18.75%) Web Developer
4 5 (15.63%) PHP Web Developer
5 4 (12.50%) Junior
5 4 (12.50%) Junior Developer
5 4 (12.50%) WordPress Developer
6 3 (9.38%) Drupal Developer
7 2 (6.25%) DevOps Engineer
7 2 (6.25%) Middleware Specialist
7 2 (6.25%) Junior Web Developer
7 2 (6.25%) Junior Software Developer
7 2 (6.25%) JavaScript Developer
7 2 (6.25%) Junior PHP Web Developer
7 2 (6.25%) Junior PHP Developer
7 2 (6.25%) Systems Administrator
7 2 (6.25%) Administrator
7 2 (6.25%) Software Developer
7 2 (6.25%) Senior Developer
7 2 (6.25%) Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (62.50%) HTML
2 13 (40.63%) CSS
3 10 (31.25%) jQuery
4 9 (28.13%) HTML5
5 8 (25.00%) CSS3
6 5 (15.63%) J2EE
6 5 (15.63%) Middleware
6 5 (15.63%) Ajax
7 4 (12.50%) LAMP
7 4 (12.50%) Application Packaging
8 3 (9.38%) Ruby on Rails
8 3 (9.38%) ASP.NET
8 3 (9.38%) .NET
8 3 (9.38%) XML
9 2 (6.25%) XSLT
9 2 (6.25%) Web Services
9 2 (6.25%) .NET Framework
9 2 (6.25%) Managed Extensibility Framework
9 2 (6.25%) Laravel
9 2 (6.25%) Backbone.js
Miscellaneous
1 5 (15.63%) Open Source
2 4 (12.50%) PKI
3 1 (3.13%) Digital Media
3 1 (3.13%) Mobile App
3 1 (3.13%) User Experience
3 1 (3.13%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 13 (40.63%) Linux
2 7 (21.88%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 5 (15.63%) UNIX
4 4 (12.50%) Solaris
5 3 (9.38%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (31.25%) MVC
2 6 (18.75%) OOP
2 6 (18.75%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (12.50%) Release Management
3 4 (12.50%) Scrum
4 3 (9.38%) DevOps
4 3 (9.38%) Web Development
4 3 (9.38%) E-Commerce
5 2 (6.25%) OO
5 2 (6.25%) ITIL
5 2 (6.25%) Project Management
5 2 (6.25%) User Acceptance Testing
5 2 (6.25%) Unit Testing
5 2 (6.25%) Dependency Injection
5 2 (6.25%) Web Application Development
6 1 (3.13%) Mentoring
6 1 (3.13%) Coaching
6 1 (3.13%) Software Delivery
6 1 (3.13%) Kanban
6 1 (3.13%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 15 (46.88%) JavaScript
2 12 (37.50%) Java
3 7 (21.88%) Python
3 7 (21.88%) Ruby
4 6 (18.75%) Perl
5 4 (12.50%) SQL
5 4 (12.50%) C#
5 4 (12.50%) VB
6 2 (6.25%) VB.NET
6 2 (6.25%) C++
6 2 (6.25%) VBScript
7 1 (3.13%) T-SQL
7 1 (3.13%) PHP5
Qualifications
1 1 (3.13%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (6.25%) 21 CFR Part 11
2 1 (3.13%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (3.13%) Puppet
1 1 (3.13%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 9 (28.13%) Microsoft
2 8 (25.00%) Oracle
3 6 (18.75%) Red Hat
4 4 (12.50%) Sun
5 2 (6.25%) Zend
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