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 26 November 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
26 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
PHP
Rank 36 13 11
Rank change year-on-year
-23 -2
Contract jobs citing PHP 4 18 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Slough 1.27% 7.29% 7.41%
As % of the Programming Languages category 3.42% 22.22% 29.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 15 5
Average daily rate
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£295 £300 £260
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.66% +15.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £255 £225 £249
10% offered a daily rate of more than £369 £420 £336
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £290 £300
% change year-on-year
+12.06% -3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £17.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.50 £29.00 £31.25
% change year-on-year
+15.51% -7.20%
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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 81 47
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Slough 37.26% 32.79% 24.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 78 42 17
Average daily rate £350 £325 £261
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% +24.40%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £225 £218
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £350
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 4 6
Average hourly rate £32.50 £37.50 £36.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-13.33% +3.44%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £32.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -7.14%

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 26 November 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 12 (80.00%) HTML
2 11 (73.33%) JavaScript
2 11 (73.33%) CSS
3 9 (60.00%) MySQL
4 7 (46.67%) Linux
4 7 (46.67%) jQuery
5 6 (40.00%) LAMP
6 5 (33.33%) OO
6 5 (33.33%) Ajax
7 4 (26.67%) WordPress
7 4 (26.67%) E-Commerce
7 4 (26.67%) SOAP
7 4 (26.67%) Subversion
8 3 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
8 3 (20.00%) HTML5
8 3 (20.00%) Zend
9 2 (13.33%) CodeIgniter
9 2 (13.33%) PHP5
9 2 (13.33%) Open Source
9 2 (13.33%) Responsive Web Design
9 2 (13.33%) OO PHP
9 2 (13.33%) REST
9 2 (13.33%) CSS3
9 2 (13.33%) Software Engineering
9 2 (13.33%) Advertising
9 2 (13.33%) MVC
9 2 (13.33%) Web Services
9 2 (13.33%) OOP
9 2 (13.33%) Perl
9 2 (13.33%) SQL

PHP
Top Related IT Skills in Slough by Category

For the 6 months to 26 November 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 (26.67%) WordPress
2 2 (13.33%) Apache
3 1 (6.67%) CMS
3 1 (6.67%) Drupal
Applications
1 1 (6.67%) Photoshop
Communications & Networking
1 2 (13.33%) Internet
2 1 (6.67%) PBX
2 1 (6.67%) VoIP
2 1 (6.67%) Asterisk PBX
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (60.00%) MySQL
2 1 (6.67%) SQL Server
2 1 (6.67%) PostgreSQL
2 1 (6.67%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 4 (26.67%) Subversion
2 1 (6.67%) Hudson
2 1 (6.67%) Jenkins
2 1 (6.67%) PHPUnit
2 1 (6.67%) Git (software)
2 1 (6.67%) Mercurial
2 1 (6.67%) JIRA
2 1 (6.67%) Selenium
General
1 2 (13.33%) Advertising
2 1 (6.67%) Legal
2 1 (6.67%) Games
2 1 (6.67%) Billing
2 1 (6.67%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 14 (93.33%) Developer
2 9 (60.00%) PHP Developer
3 5 (33.33%) Programmer
3 5 (33.33%) PHP Programmer
4 4 (26.67%) WordPress Developer
4 4 (26.67%) Web Developer
5 3 (20.00%) Web Programmer
6 2 (13.33%) Senior Developer
6 2 (13.33%) Front-End Developer
6 2 (13.33%) PHP Web Developer
6 2 (13.33%) Software Engineer
7 1 (6.67%) Applications Developer
7 1 (6.67%) C# Developer
7 1 (6.67%) C# Software Engineer
7 1 (6.67%) Project Engineer
7 1 (6.67%) Integration Engineer
7 1 (6.67%) Senior Applications Developer
7 1 (6.67%) Linux Engineer
7 1 (6.67%) Senior PHP Developer
7 1 (6.67%) Senior PHP Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (80.00%) HTML
2 11 (73.33%) CSS
3 7 (46.67%) jQuery
4 6 (40.00%) LAMP
5 5 (33.33%) Ajax
6 4 (26.67%) SOAP
7 3 (20.00%) HTML5
8 2 (13.33%) CodeIgniter
8 2 (13.33%) REST
8 2 (13.33%) CSS3
8 2 (13.33%) Web Services
9 1 (6.67%) XHTML
9 1 (6.67%) .NET
9 1 (6.67%) XML
9 1 (6.67%) ODBC
9 1 (6.67%) Laravel
9 1 (6.67%) Sass
9 1 (6.67%) AngularJS
9 1 (6.67%) OOCSS
9 1 (6.67%) Apache Cordova
Miscellaneous
1 2 (13.33%) Open Source
1 2 (13.33%) W3C
2 1 (6.67%) Management Information System
2 1 (6.67%) SCORM
2 1 (6.67%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 7 (46.67%) Linux
2 2 (13.33%) Windows
3 1 (6.67%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (6.67%) UNIX
3 1 (6.67%) Debian
3 1 (6.67%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (6.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (33.33%) OO
2 4 (26.67%) E-Commerce
3 3 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (13.33%) Responsive Web Design
4 2 (13.33%) OO PHP
4 2 (13.33%) Software Engineering
4 2 (13.33%) MVC
4 2 (13.33%) OOP
5 1 (6.67%) DRM
5 1 (6.67%) Project Management
5 1 (6.67%) CRM
5 1 (6.67%) SEO
5 1 (6.67%) Workflow
5 1 (6.67%) Scrum
5 1 (6.67%) Content Management
5 1 (6.67%) BDD
5 1 (6.67%) Automation Testing
5 1 (6.67%) Web Accessibility
5 1 (6.67%) Test Automation
5 1 (6.67%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 11 (73.33%) JavaScript
2 2 (13.33%) PHP5
2 2 (13.33%) Perl
2 2 (13.33%) SQL
2 2 (13.33%) Java
2 2 (13.33%) Python
3 1 (6.67%) Shell Script
3 1 (6.67%) ECMAScript
3 1 (6.67%) C
3 1 (6.67%) C#
3 1 (6.67%) C++
3 1 (6.67%) Ruby
3 1 (6.67%) Bash Shell
3 1 (6.67%) Korn
Vendors
1 3 (20.00%) Zend
2 1 (6.67%) Microsoft
2 1 (6.67%) Red Hat
2 1 (6.67%) Akamai
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