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 10 February 2016 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
10 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
PHP
Rank 24 25 26
Rank change year-on-year
+1 +1
Contract jobs citing PHP 6 10 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Slough 2.39% 3.21% 2.04%
As % of the Programming Languages category 10.71% 8.62% 8.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 5 2
Average daily rate £240 £325 £394
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-26.15% -17.46%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £183 £263 £389
10% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £363 £399
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £333 £300
% change year-on-year
-2.25% +10.83%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.50 £30.20 £21.75
% change year-on-year
+17.54% +38.85%
PHP
Berkshire

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
56 116 57
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Slough 22.31% 37.18% 23.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 37 67 35
Average daily rate £350 £325 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% -10.34%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £172 £250 £190
10% offered a daily rate of more than £421 £500 £410
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 3 3
Average hourly rate £94.50 £32.50 £40.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+190.76% -18.75%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.10 £32.50 £27.40
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £158.90 £35.50 £46.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £36.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+11.11% +5.88%

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 10 February 2016, 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 7 (87.50%) HTML
1 7 (87.50%) CSS
2 6 (75.00%) jQuery
3 5 (62.50%) JavaScript
4 3 (37.50%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (37.50%) HTML5
5 2 (25.00%) REST
5 2 (25.00%) CSS3
5 2 (25.00%) Laravel
5 2 (25.00%) User Experience
5 2 (25.00%) Java
5 2 (25.00%) SOAP
5 2 (25.00%) Linux
5 2 (25.00%) MySQL
5 2 (25.00%) W3C
5 2 (25.00%) MVC
5 2 (25.00%) LAMP
5 2 (25.00%) Scrum
6 1 (12.50%) Ruby
6 1 (12.50%) Ajax
6 1 (12.50%) Google
6 1 (12.50%) Marketing
6 1 (12.50%) Operations Management
6 1 (12.50%) Symfony
6 1 (12.50%) Zend
6 1 (12.50%) CodeIgniter
6 1 (12.50%) Drupal
6 1 (12.50%) Extreme Programming
6 1 (12.50%) Web Design
6 1 (12.50%) SEO

PHP
Top Related IT Skills in Slough by Category

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, 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 1 (12.50%) Apache
1 1 (12.50%) Apache Pig
1 1 (12.50%) Drupal
1 1 (12.50%) WordPress
Applications
1 1 (12.50%) Photoshop
Cloud Services
1 1 (12.50%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (12.50%) Cloud Computing
1 1 (12.50%) Google Cloud Platform
1 1 (12.50%) Google Compute Engine
1 1 (12.50%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (12.50%) SoftLayer
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (25.00%) MySQL
2 1 (12.50%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 1 (12.50%) Axure RP
1 1 (12.50%) Subversion
General
1 1 (12.50%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 6 (75.00%) Developer
2 5 (62.50%) Web Developer
3 2 (25.00%) Architect
3 2 (25.00%) PHP Developer
3 2 (25.00%) PHP Web Developer
4 1 (12.50%) Cloud Architect
4 1 (12.50%) Drupal Developer
4 1 (12.50%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
4 1 (12.50%) Front End Web Developer (Client-Side Developer)
4 1 (12.50%) Graduate Developer
4 1 (12.50%) Graduate Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
4 1 (12.50%) Graduate Web Developer
4 1 (12.50%) Junior
4 1 (12.50%) Junior Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
4 1 (12.50%) Junior Web Developer
4 1 (12.50%) Senior Architect
4 1 (12.50%) Senior Drupal Developer
4 1 (12.50%) Senior User Experience Architect
4 1 (12.50%) User Experience Architect
4 1 (12.50%) Website Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (87.50%) CSS
1 7 (87.50%) HTML
2 6 (75.00%) jQuery
3 3 (37.50%) HTML5
4 2 (25.00%) CSS3
4 2 (25.00%) LAMP
4 2 (25.00%) Laravel
4 2 (25.00%) REST
4 2 (25.00%) SOAP
5 1 (12.50%) .NET
5 1 (12.50%) Ajax
5 1 (12.50%) AngularJS
5 1 (12.50%) CodeIgniter
5 1 (12.50%) Symfony
5 1 (12.50%) Twitter Bootstrap
5 1 (12.50%) Web Services
5 1 (12.50%) XHTML
5 1 (12.50%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (25.00%) User Experience
1 2 (25.00%) W3C
2 1 (12.50%) Digital Media
Operating Systems
1 2 (25.00%) Linux
2 1 (12.50%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (37.50%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (25.00%) MVC
2 2 (25.00%) Scrum
3 1 (12.50%) BEM - Block Element Modifier
3 1 (12.50%) Customer Engagement
3 1 (12.50%) Extreme Programming
3 1 (12.50%) Front End Development
3 1 (12.50%) Information Architecture
3 1 (12.50%) Migration
3 1 (12.50%) OO PHP
3 1 (12.50%) Operations Management
3 1 (12.50%) Responsive Web Design
3 1 (12.50%) Security Architecture
3 1 (12.50%) SEO
3 1 (12.50%) TDD
3 1 (12.50%) Translating Business Requirements
3 1 (12.50%) Typography
3 1 (12.50%) UX Design
3 1 (12.50%) Waterfall
3 1 (12.50%) Web Design
Programming Languages
1 5 (62.50%) JavaScript
2 2 (25.00%) Java
3 1 (12.50%) C++
3 1 (12.50%) Perl
3 1 (12.50%) Python
3 1 (12.50%) Ruby
Vendors
1 1 (12.50%) Google
1 1 (12.50%) Rackspace
1 1 (12.50%) Zend