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 5 August 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
5 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
PHP
Rank 30 28 27
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -1
Contract jobs citing PHP 5 10 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Slough 1.69% 3.70% 4.15%
As % of the Programming Languages category 7.35% 11.11% 10.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 6 5
Average daily rate
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£290 £300 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.33% -14.28%
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £325 £285
% change year-on-year
-7.61% +14.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Average hourly rate £21.25 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £30.50 £22.66
% change year-on-year
-42.62% +34.59%
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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
68 90 92
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Slough 23.05% 33.33% 38.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 42 60 46
Average daily rate £363 £325 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.53% +8.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £240 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £488 £475 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 2 2
Average hourly rate £36.50 £23.50 £36.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+55.31% -34.72%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £38.00 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+8.57% -

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 5 August 2015, 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 14 (77.78%) CSS
2 13 (72.22%) HTML
2 13 (72.22%) JavaScript
3 9 (50.00%) Git (software)
4 8 (44.44%) HTML5
4 8 (44.44%) MySQL
5 7 (38.89%) CSS3
5 7 (38.89%) jQuery
5 7 (38.89%) Responsive Web Design
6 6 (33.33%) Subversion
6 6 (33.33%) Photoshop
7 5 (27.78%) OOP
7 5 (27.78%) .NET
7 5 (27.78%) CMS
8 4 (22.22%) LAMP
8 4 (22.22%) XML
8 4 (22.22%) Web Development
8 4 (22.22%) Drupal
8 4 (22.22%) WordPress
8 4 (22.22%) Sass
9 3 (16.67%) User Experience
9 3 (16.67%) Digital Media
9 3 (16.67%) Axure RP
9 3 (16.67%) Information Architecture
9 3 (16.67%) Stakeholder Management
9 3 (16.67%) Graphic Design
9 3 (16.67%) Ajax
9 3 (16.67%) Marketing
9 3 (16.67%) OO
9 3 (16.67%) Games

PHP
Top Related IT Skills in Slough by Category

For the 6 months to 5 August 2015, 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 5 (27.78%) CMS
2 4 (22.22%) Drupal
2 4 (22.22%) WordPress
3 2 (11.11%) ExpressionEngine
4 1 (5.56%) Node.js
4 1 (5.56%) Apache
Applications
1 6 (33.33%) Photoshop
2 2 (11.11%) Adobe Illustrator
Business Applications
1 2 (11.11%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 1 (5.56%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 1 (5.56%) Telnet
1 1 (5.56%) SSH
1 1 (5.56%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (44.44%) MySQL
2 2 (11.11%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 9 (50.00%) Git (software)
2 6 (33.33%) Subversion
3 3 (16.67%) Axure RP
4 1 (5.56%) Grunt
4 1 (5.56%) Bower
4 1 (5.56%) Mercurial
General
1 3 (16.67%) Pharmaceutical
1 3 (16.67%) Games
1 3 (16.67%) Marketing
2 1 (5.56%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 14 (77.78%) Developer
2 5 (27.78%) Web Developer
3 4 (22.22%) Full Stack Developer
4 3 (16.67%) UX Designer
4 3 (16.67%) Designer
4 3 (16.67%) Front-End Developer
5 2 (11.11%) CMS Developer
5 2 (11.11%) Drupal Developer
5 2 (11.11%) Magento Developer
6 1 (5.56%) Software Developer
6 1 (5.56%) DevOps Administrator
6 1 (5.56%) Front-End Web Developer
6 1 (5.56%) Senior Developer
6 1 (5.56%) .NET Developer
6 1 (5.56%) PHP Developer
6 1 (5.56%) Senior PHP Developer
6 1 (5.56%) LAMP Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (77.78%) CSS
2 13 (72.22%) HTML
3 8 (44.44%) HTML5
4 7 (38.89%) CSS3
4 7 (38.89%) jQuery
5 5 (27.78%) .NET
6 4 (22.22%) XML
6 4 (22.22%) LAMP
6 4 (22.22%) Sass
7 3 (16.67%) Ajax
8 2 (11.11%) JSON
8 2 (11.11%) WCF
8 2 (11.11%) ASP.NET
8 2 (11.11%) LINQ
8 2 (11.11%) LESS
8 2 (11.11%) REST
9 1 (5.56%) Twitter Bootstrap
9 1 (5.56%) Zend Framework
Miscellaneous
1 3 (16.67%) Graphic Design
1 3 (16.67%) Digital Media
1 3 (16.67%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 2 (11.11%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (38.89%) Responsive Web Design
2 5 (27.78%) OOP
3 4 (22.22%) Web Development
4 3 (16.67%) Information Architecture
4 3 (16.67%) OO
4 3 (16.67%) B2B
4 3 (16.67%) B2C
4 3 (16.67%) Stakeholder Management
5 2 (11.11%) Agile Software Development
5 2 (11.11%) MVC
5 2 (11.11%) Content Management
5 2 (11.11%) OO PHP
6 1 (5.56%) DevOps
6 1 (5.56%) Channel Management
6 1 (5.56%) Logistics
6 1 (5.56%) Workflow
6 1 (5.56%) TDD
6 1 (5.56%) Scrum
6 1 (5.56%) Web Design
Programming Languages
1 13 (72.22%) JavaScript
2 2 (11.11%) SQL
2 2 (11.11%) T-SQL
2 2 (11.11%) C#
2 2 (11.11%) PHP5
3 1 (5.56%) Python
3 1 (5.56%) Perl
Vendors
1 1 (5.56%) Zend
1 1 (5.56%) Rackspace