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 3 March 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
3 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
PHP
Rank 28 23 27
Rank change year-on-year
-5 +4
Contract jobs citing PHP 9 7 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Slough 2.92% 2.81% 2.93%
As % of the Programming Languages category 8.04% 11.67% 10.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 5 5
Average daily rate
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£238 £350 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-32.14% +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £188 £265 £310
10% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £395 £350
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £305 £275
% change year-on-year
+6.55% +10.90%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £26.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-32.69% -13.33%
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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
112 60 67
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Slough 36.36% 24.10% 28.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 62 40 39
Average daily rate £325 £338 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.70% -3.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £249 £209 £219
10% offered a daily rate of more than £513 £402 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 3 17
Average hourly rate £32.50 £40.00 £43.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-18.75% -8.57%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -

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
Daily Rate Histogram in Slough

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing PHP across the Slough region over the 3 months to 3 March 2015.

PHP Daily Rate Histogram 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 3 March 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 12 (80.00%) CSS
2 11 (73.33%) JavaScript
3 10 (66.67%) HTML
4 6 (40.00%) Web Development
4 6 (40.00%) jQuery
5 5 (33.33%) Marketing
5 5 (33.33%) Responsive Web Design
6 4 (26.67%) User Experience
6 4 (26.67%) Graphic Design
6 4 (26.67%) Axure RP
6 4 (26.67%) Information Architecture
6 4 (26.67%) Stakeholder Management
6 4 (26.67%) Games
6 4 (26.67%) Photoshop
6 4 (26.67%) SQL
6 4 (26.67%) .NET
6 4 (26.67%) MySQL
7 3 (20.00%) OO
7 3 (20.00%) CMS
7 3 (20.00%) LAMP
7 3 (20.00%) Linux
7 3 (20.00%) Open Source
7 3 (20.00%) Ajax
7 3 (20.00%) Subversion
7 3 (20.00%) OO PHP
8 2 (13.33%) CSS3
8 2 (13.33%) AngularJS
8 2 (13.33%) Relational Database
8 2 (13.33%) WordPress
8 2 (13.33%) Zend

PHP
Top Related IT Skills in Slough by Category

For the 6 months to 3 March 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 3 (20.00%) CMS
2 2 (13.33%) Apache
2 2 (13.33%) WordPress
3 1 (6.67%) Drupal
Applications
1 4 (26.67%) Photoshop
Communications & Networking
1 1 (6.67%) PBX
1 1 (6.67%) VoIP
1 1 (6.67%) Asterisk PBX
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (26.67%) MySQL
2 2 (13.33%) Relational Database
3 1 (6.67%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 4 (26.67%) Axure RP
2 3 (20.00%) Subversion
3 1 (6.67%) JIRA
3 1 (6.67%) Selenium
3 1 (6.67%) Git (software)
3 1 (6.67%) Mercurial
3 1 (6.67%) PHPUnit
3 1 (6.67%) Hudson
3 1 (6.67%) Jenkins
General
1 5 (33.33%) Marketing
2 4 (26.67%) Games
3 1 (6.67%) Telecoms
3 1 (6.67%) Legal
3 1 (6.67%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 11 (73.33%) Developer
2 7 (46.67%) PHP Developer
3 4 (26.67%) UX Designer
3 4 (26.67%) Designer
4 3 (20.00%) Web Developer
5 2 (13.33%) Junior
5 2 (13.33%) Junior PHP Developer
5 2 (13.33%) Front-End Developer
5 2 (13.33%) Junior Developer
6 1 (6.67%) Front-End Web Developer
6 1 (6.67%) LAMP Developer
6 1 (6.67%) Drupal Developer
6 1 (6.67%) Mid-Level PHP Developer
6 1 (6.67%) PHP MySQL Developer
6 1 (6.67%) WordPress Developer
6 1 (6.67%) Tester
6 1 (6.67%) Programmer
6 1 (6.67%) PHP Web Developer
6 1 (6.67%) PHP Programmer
6 1 (6.67%) Web Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (80.00%) CSS
2 10 (66.67%) HTML
3 6 (40.00%) jQuery
4 4 (26.67%) .NET
5 3 (20.00%) LAMP
5 3 (20.00%) Ajax
6 2 (13.33%) CSS3
6 2 (13.33%) AngularJS
6 2 (13.33%) CodeIgniter
6 2 (13.33%) HTML5
6 2 (13.33%) Yii
7 1 (6.67%) REST
7 1 (6.67%) SOAP
7 1 (6.67%) XHTML
7 1 (6.67%) Symfony
Miscellaneous
1 4 (26.67%) Graphic Design
1 4 (26.67%) User Experience
2 3 (20.00%) Open Source
3 1 (6.67%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (6.67%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 3 (20.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (40.00%) Web Development
2 5 (33.33%) Responsive Web Design
3 4 (26.67%) Information Architecture
3 4 (26.67%) Stakeholder Management
4 3 (20.00%) OO
4 3 (20.00%) OO PHP
5 2 (13.33%) OOP
5 2 (13.33%) Agile Software Development
6 1 (6.67%) Content Management
6 1 (6.67%) Unit Testing
6 1 (6.67%) Web Accessibility
6 1 (6.67%) E-Commerce
6 1 (6.67%) MVC
6 1 (6.67%) Scrum
6 1 (6.67%) BDD
Programming Languages
1 11 (73.33%) JavaScript
2 4 (26.67%) SQL
3 1 (6.67%) Ruby
3 1 (6.67%) Perl
Vendors
1 2 (13.33%) Zend