The table below looks at the statistics for PHP skills in IT contracts advertised for the Slough 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 31 20 21
Rank change year-on-year
-11 +1
Contract jobs citing PHP 4 12 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Slough 1.30% 4.98% 2.02%
As % of the Programming Languages category 3.42% 17.14% 8.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 8 1
Average daily rate
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£325 £283 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.04% -19.28%
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £300 £300
% change year-on-year
+8.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £17.00
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 Slough region.

Programming Languages Category
Slough
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
117 70 46
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Slough 37.99% 29.05% 23.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 74 34 25
Average daily rate £325 £320 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.56% -8.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £215 £218
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £436 £455
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 6 11
Average hourly rate £32.50 £38.75 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-16.12% +3.33%
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 Slough

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing PHP across the Slough region as a proportion of the total demand within the Programming Languages category.

PHP Jobs Demand Trend in Slough

PHP
Daily Rate Trend in Slough

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing PHP across the Slough region.

PHP Daily Rate Trend in Slough

PHP
Hourly Rate Trend in Slough

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing PHP across the Slough region.

PHP Hourly Rate Trend in Slough

PHP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Slough

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Slough 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 11 (68.75%) HTML
1 11 (68.75%) JavaScript
1 11 (68.75%) CSS
2 9 (56.25%) MySQL
3 7 (43.75%) Linux
3 7 (43.75%) jQuery
4 6 (37.50%) LAMP
5 5 (31.25%) Ajax
5 5 (31.25%) OO
6 4 (25.00%) E-Commerce
6 4 (25.00%) SOAP
6 4 (25.00%) SQL
6 4 (25.00%) Subversion
6 4 (25.00%) WordPress
7 3 (18.75%) Agile Software Development
7 3 (18.75%) Zend
8 2 (12.50%) Windows
8 2 (12.50%) MVC
8 2 (12.50%) Advertising
8 2 (12.50%) Perl
8 2 (12.50%) Java
8 2 (12.50%) Web Services
8 2 (12.50%) OOP
8 2 (12.50%) SQL Server
8 2 (12.50%) W3C
8 2 (12.50%) Internet
8 2 (12.50%) Apache
8 2 (12.50%) Python
8 2 (12.50%) OO PHP
8 2 (12.50%) Analytical Skills

PHP
Top Related IT Skills in Slough by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Slough 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 4 (25.00%) WordPress
2 2 (12.50%) Apache
3 1 (6.25%) CMS
3 1 (6.25%) Drupal
Applications
1 1 (6.25%) Photoshop
Communications & Networking
1 2 (12.50%) Internet
2 1 (6.25%) Asterisk PBX
2 1 (6.25%) PBX
2 1 (6.25%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (56.25%) MySQL
2 2 (12.50%) SQL Server
3 1 (6.25%) PostgreSQL
3 1 (6.25%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 4 (25.00%) Subversion
2 2 (12.50%) Git (software)
3 1 (6.25%) Mercurial
3 1 (6.25%) PHPUnit
3 1 (6.25%) Hudson
3 1 (6.25%) Jenkins
3 1 (6.25%) JIRA
3 1 (6.25%) Selenium
General
1 2 (12.50%) Advertising
2 1 (6.25%) Billing
2 1 (6.25%) Marketing
2 1 (6.25%) Legal
Job Titles
1 15 (93.75%) Developer
2 10 (62.50%) PHP Developer
3 4 (25.00%) PHP Programmer
3 4 (25.00%) Web Developer
3 4 (25.00%) Programmer
3 4 (25.00%) WordPress Developer
4 2 (12.50%) Web Programmer
4 2 (12.50%) Front-End Developer
4 2 (12.50%) Senior Developer
4 2 (12.50%) PHP Web Developer
5 1 (6.25%) Senior Applications Developer
5 1 (6.25%) Senior PHP Developer
5 1 (6.25%) Senior PHP Programmer
5 1 (6.25%) Senior Programmer
5 1 (6.25%) C# Developer
5 1 (6.25%) C# Software Engineer
5 1 (6.25%) Project Engineer
5 1 (6.25%) Applications Developer
5 1 (6.25%) Tester
5 1 (6.25%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (68.75%) CSS
1 11 (68.75%) HTML
2 7 (43.75%) jQuery
3 6 (37.50%) LAMP
4 5 (31.25%) Ajax
5 4 (25.00%) SOAP
6 2 (12.50%) Web Services
6 2 (12.50%) HTML5
6 2 (12.50%) REST
6 2 (12.50%) CSS3
6 2 (12.50%) AngularJS
6 2 (12.50%) CodeIgniter
7 1 (6.25%) OOCSS
7 1 (6.25%) Apache Cordova
7 1 (6.25%) Laravel
7 1 (6.25%) Sass
7 1 (6.25%) ODBC
7 1 (6.25%) XHTML
7 1 (6.25%) Zend Framework
7 1 (6.25%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 2 (12.50%) W3C
1 2 (12.50%) Open Source
1 2 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (6.25%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 7 (43.75%) Linux
2 2 (12.50%) Windows
3 1 (6.25%) UNIX
3 1 (6.25%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (6.25%) Debian
3 1 (6.25%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (6.25%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (31.25%) OO
2 4 (25.00%) E-Commerce
3 3 (18.75%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (12.50%) MVC
4 2 (12.50%) Responsive Web Design
4 2 (12.50%) OOP
4 2 (12.50%) OO PHP
5 1 (6.25%) Automation Testing
5 1 (6.25%) SEO
5 1 (6.25%) Workflow
5 1 (6.25%) Scrum
5 1 (6.25%) DRM
5 1 (6.25%) Project Management
5 1 (6.25%) CRM
5 1 (6.25%) Content Management
5 1 (6.25%) Software Engineering
5 1 (6.25%) Web Development
5 1 (6.25%) Unit Testing
5 1 (6.25%) Web Accessibility
5 1 (6.25%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 11 (68.75%) JavaScript
2 4 (25.00%) SQL
3 2 (12.50%) Python
3 2 (12.50%) Perl
3 2 (12.50%) PHP5
3 2 (12.50%) Java
4 1 (6.25%) Bash Shell
4 1 (6.25%) C
4 1 (6.25%) C#
4 1 (6.25%) C++
4 1 (6.25%) Shell Script
4 1 (6.25%) Ruby
4 1 (6.25%) Korn
Vendors
1 3 (18.75%) Zend
2 1 (6.25%) Akamai
2 1 (6.25%) Microsoft
2 1 (6.25%) Red Hat