The median contractor rate for a PHP Developer was £400 per day in advertised job vacancies in Berkshire during the 3 months to 23 June 2017.

The first table below provides contractor rate benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

PHP Developer
South East / Berkshire
3 months to
23 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 84 119 109
Rank change year-on-year +35 -10  
Contract jobs requiring a PHP Developer 20 5 7
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 1.09% 0.21% 0.28%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.19% 0.23% 0.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 3 6
Median daily rate £400 £300 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +33.33% -7.69%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £256
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £310 £388
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £313 £300
% change year-on-year +12.00% +4.16%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in contract job vacancies advertised in Berkshire. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such, the figures in the first row provide an indication of the number of contract jobs in our overall sample.

Contract IT Job Roles
Berkshire
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 1682 2191 2300
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Berkshire 91.71% 92.72% 92.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 821 1170 1162
Median daily rate £425 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% +6.66%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £275 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £370
% change year-on-year - +8.10%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 70 94 92
Median hourly rate £16.00 £14.50 £21.55
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +10.34% -32.71%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.50 £10.00 £13.85
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £25.00 £39.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.45 £16.14
% change year-on-year +0.28% +8.11%  

PHP Developer
Job Vacancy Trend in Berkshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Berkshire that featured PHP Developer in the job title.

Job vacancy trend for PHP Developer in Berkshire

PHP Developer
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing PHP Developer in Berkshire.

Contractor daily rate trend for PHP Developer in Berkshire

PHP Developer
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Berkshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing PHP Developer in Berkshire over the 3 months to 23 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for PHP Developer in Berkshire

PHP Developer
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Berkshire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for PHP Developer in Berkshire

PHP Developer
Contract Job Locations in Berkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing PHP Developer within the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 23 June 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Reading +18 5 £313 +4.16% 4
Maidenhead 0 1 - -
Ascot - 1 £310 - 1
Bracknell - 1 £325 -
PHP Developer
South East

PHP Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 23 June 2017, PHP Developer contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Berkshire region featuring PHP Developer in the job title.

1 22 (100.00%) PHP
2 19 (86.36%) JavaScript
3 17 (77.27%) MySQL
4 14 (63.64%) HTML
5 13 (59.09%) CSS
5 13 (59.09%) Symfony
6 12 (54.55%) Git (software)
6 12 (54.55%) Laravel
7 9 (40.91%) AngularJS
7 9 (40.91%) Web Development
8 8 (36.36%) Subversion
8 8 (36.36%) Sass
8 8 (36.36%) RESTful
8 8 (36.36%) jQuery
9 7 (31.82%) OO
9 7 (31.82%) PHP 7
10 6 (27.27%) Doctrine
10 6 (27.27%) PHP 5
10 6 (27.27%) PHPUnit
10 6 (27.27%) LESS
10 6 (27.27%) MongoDB
11 5 (22.73%) LAMP
12 4 (18.18%) Linux
12 4 (18.18%) Mobile App
12 4 (18.18%) HTML5
12 4 (18.18%) WordPress
13 3 (13.64%) DOM
13 3 (13.64%) E-Commerce
13 3 (13.64%) OOD
13 3 (13.64%) JSON

PHP Developer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 4 (18.18%) WordPress
2 2 (9.09%) Apache
3 1 (4.55%) Drupal
Cloud Services
1 1 (4.55%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (4.55%) Amazon S3
1 1 (4.55%) CloudFront
1 1 (4.55%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 2 (9.09%) Intranet
1 2 (9.09%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (77.27%) MySQL
2 6 (27.27%) MongoDB
3 1 (4.55%) NoSQL
3 1 (4.55%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 12 (54.55%) Git (software)
2 8 (36.36%) Subversion
3 6 (27.27%) PHPUnit
4 1 (4.55%) Jenkins
General
1 3 (13.64%) Finance
2 2 (9.09%) Spanish Language
3 1 (4.55%) Italian Language
3 1 (4.55%) Swedish Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (63.64%) HTML
2 13 (59.09%) CSS
2 13 (59.09%) Symfony
3 12 (54.55%) Laravel
4 9 (40.91%) AngularJS
5 8 (36.36%) jQuery
5 8 (36.36%) RESTful
5 8 (36.36%) Sass
6 6 (27.27%) Doctrine
6 6 (27.27%) LESS
7 5 (22.73%) LAMP
8 4 (18.18%) HTML5
9 3 (13.64%) CSS3
9 3 (13.64%) DOM
9 3 (13.64%) JSON
10 2 (9.09%) Node.js
11 1 (4.55%) CakePHP
11 1 (4.55%) SAML
11 1 (4.55%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 4 (18.18%) Mobile App
2 1 (4.55%) Greenfield Project
2 1 (4.55%) Linux Command Line
Operating Systems
1 4 (18.18%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (40.91%) Web Development
2 7 (31.82%) OO
3 3 (13.64%) E-Commerce
3 3 (13.64%) OOD
3 3 (13.64%) TDD
4 2 (9.09%) Front End Development
4 2 (9.09%) Software Architecture
4 2 (9.09%) Unit Testing
5 1 (4.55%) API Development
5 1 (4.55%) API Integration
5 1 (4.55%) Data Entry
5 1 (4.55%) DevOps
5 1 (4.55%) Mobile Development
5 1 (4.55%) MVC
5 1 (4.55%) OO PHP
5 1 (4.55%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 22 (100.00%) PHP
2 19 (86.36%) JavaScript
3 7 (31.82%) PHP 7
4 6 (27.27%) PHP 5
Systems Management
1 1 (4.55%) Puppet
Vendors
1 3 (13.64%) Zend
2 1 (4.55%) Google
2 1 (4.55%) Pardot
2 1 (4.55%) Salesforce.com
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