Period
to 21 November 2017

The median contractor rate for a PHP Developer was £413 per day in advertised job vacancies in Berkshire during the 6 months to 21 November 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
6 months to
21 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 149 163 154
Rank change year-on-year +14 -9 +7
Contract jobs requiring a PHP Developer 21 8 20
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 0.51% 0.19% 0.40%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.56% 0.20% 0.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 24 5 19
Berkshire median daily rate £413 £300 £250
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +37.50% +20.00% -23.08%
10th Percentile £306 £268 £243
90th Percentile £450 £481 £400
South East median daily rate £325 £338 £300
% change year-on-year -3.70% +12.50% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 3
Berkshire median hourly rate - - £25.00
South East median hourly rate - - £30.00

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Berkshire. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title that can be normalized. As such, the figures in the second row provide an indication of the number of contract jobs in our overall sample.

All Contract IT Job Vacancies
Berkshire
Contract vacancies in Berkshire with a recognized job title 3783 3935 4589
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 91.93% 92.20% 92.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 2004 2122 2485
Berkshire median daily rate £425 £400 £390
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% +2.56% +4.00%
10th Percentile £250 £228 £214
90th Percentile £588 £565 £538
South East median daily rate £415 £400 £388
% change year-on-year +3.75% +3.23% +6.90%
Number of hourly rates quoted 135 183 244
Berkshire median hourly rate £14.00 £14.50 £21.55
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -3.45% -32.71% +23.14%
10th Percentile £10.44 £9.25 £10.00
90th Percentile £39.90 £43.28 £46.37
South East median hourly rate £18.00 £19.61 £18.50
% change year-on-year -8.21% +6.00% +15.63%

PHP Developer
Job Vacancy Trend in Berkshire

Job postings that featured PHP Developer in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Berkshire.

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 6 months to 21 November 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 6 months to 21 November 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Reading +9 4 £338 -3.57% 2
Bracknell - 4 - -
Slough - 2 £325 -
Thatcham - 2 £315 -
PHP Developer
South East

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

For the 6 months to 21 November 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 21 (100.00%) PHP
2 18 (85.71%) HTML
2 18 (85.71%) JavaScript
3 15 (71.43%) CSS
4 13 (61.90%) MySQL
5 11 (52.38%) Git (software)
6 9 (42.86%) OO
7 8 (38.10%) E-Commerce
7 8 (38.10%) SQL
7 8 (38.10%) HTML5
7 8 (38.10%) jQuery
8 7 (33.33%) OOP
9 6 (28.57%) Linux
9 6 (28.57%) LAMP
9 6 (28.57%) Web Development
10 5 (23.81%) CSS3
10 5 (23.81%) Laravel
10 5 (23.81%) WordPress
10 5 (23.81%) PHPUnit
10 5 (23.81%) Symfony
10 5 (23.81%) Zend
10 5 (23.81%) Subversion
10 5 (23.81%) MVC
10 5 (23.81%) C#
10 5 (23.81%) AngularJS
10 5 (23.81%) PHP 7
11 4 (19.05%) Sass
11 4 (19.05%) Docker
11 4 (19.05%) Web Services
12 3 (14.29%) Ajax

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 5 (23.81%) WordPress
2 3 (14.29%) CMS
3 2 (9.52%) Drupal
3 2 (9.52%) Elasticsearch
4 1 (4.76%) Apache
Cloud Services
1 2 (9.52%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (9.52%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (61.90%) MySQL
2 3 (14.29%) MongoDB
3 2 (9.52%) PostgreSQL
3 2 (9.52%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 11 (52.38%) Git (software)
2 5 (23.81%) PHPUnit
2 5 (23.81%) Subversion
3 2 (9.52%) JIRA
3 2 (9.52%) Vagrant
General
1 2 (9.52%) Games
1 2 (9.52%) Spanish Language
2 1 (4.76%) Finance
2 1 (4.76%) Italian Language
2 1 (4.76%) Swedish Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (85.71%) HTML
2 15 (71.43%) CSS
3 8 (38.10%) HTML5
3 8 (38.10%) jQuery
4 6 (28.57%) LAMP
5 5 (23.81%) AngularJS
5 5 (23.81%) CSS3
5 5 (23.81%) Laravel
5 5 (23.81%) Symfony
6 4 (19.05%) Sass
6 4 (19.05%) Web Services
7 3 (14.29%) Ajax
7 3 (14.29%) Doctrine
7 3 (14.29%) DOM
7 3 (14.29%) JSON
7 3 (14.29%) LESS
7 3 (14.29%) RESTful
7 3 (14.29%) XML
7 3 (14.29%) Yii
8 2 (9.52%) WebGL
Operating Systems
1 6 (28.57%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (42.86%) OO
2 8 (38.10%) E-Commerce
3 7 (33.33%) OOP
4 6 (28.57%) Web Development
5 5 (23.81%) MVC
6 3 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
6 3 (14.29%) Test Automation
7 2 (9.52%) Data Migration
7 2 (9.52%) Front End Development
7 2 (9.52%) Migration
7 2 (9.52%) OO PHP
7 2 (9.52%) OOD
7 2 (9.52%) Project Management
7 2 (9.52%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 21 (100.00%) PHP
2 18 (85.71%) JavaScript
3 8 (38.10%) SQL
4 5 (23.81%) C#
4 5 (23.81%) PHP 7
5 3 (14.29%) Bash Shell
5 3 (14.29%) PHP 5
6 2 (9.52%) Python
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.76%) QA
System Software
1 4 (19.05%) Docker
Vendors
1 5 (23.81%) Zend
2 2 (9.52%) Mapbox