The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Berkshire with a requirement for PHP skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited PHP over the 3 months to 23 March 2017 with a comparison to the 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.

3 months to
23 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
PHP
South East / Berkshire
Rank 85 99 89
Rank change year-on-year +14 -10  
Contract jobs citing PHP 15 23 44
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 0.82% 0.94% 1.52%
As % of the Programming Languages category 3.36% 3.97% 5.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 16 24
Median daily rate £400 £400 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +23.07%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £215 £188
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £500 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £325 £313
% change year-on-year +7.69% +4.00%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £9.00 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £24.50 £17.50 £22.00
% change year-on-year +40.00% -20.45%  

PHP is in the programming language skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Berkshire with a requirement for programming language skills.

Contract Programming Language Skills
Berkshire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for programming language skills 446 580 795
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Berkshire 24.34% 23.62% 27.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 250 368 463
Median daily rate £425 £400 £360
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% +11.11%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £281 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +4.00% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 13 23
Median hourly rate £27.50 £19.00 £36.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +44.73% -47.22%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £9.00 £17.22
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £55.55 £55.65
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.64 £40.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year +4.10% +11.11%  

PHP
Job Vacancy Trend in Berkshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Berkshire citing PHP as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Programming Languages category.

Job vacancy trend for PHP in Berkshire

PHP
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for PHP in Berkshire

PHP
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Berkshire

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

Contractor daily rate histogram for PHP in Berkshire

PHP
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Berkshire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for PHP in Berkshire

PHP
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 within the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 23 March 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 +8 5 £175 -57.31% 9
Slough +8 5 £450 +140.00% 3
Maidenhead -1 3 £400 -20.00% 1
PHP
South East

PHP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 23 March 2017, IT contractor jobs citing PHP also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Berkshire region with a requirement for PHP.

1 24 (66.67%) HTML
2 23 (63.89%) JavaScript
2 23 (63.89%) CSS
3 19 (52.78%) Linux
4 15 (41.67%) Web Development
5 11 (30.56%) Front End Development
5 11 (30.56%) Finance
5 11 (30.56%) MySQL
6 9 (25.00%) Unit Testing
6 9 (25.00%) RESTful
6 9 (25.00%) Laravel
7 8 (22.22%) Bash Shell
7 8 (22.22%) Telecoms
7 8 (22.22%) Agile Software Development
7 8 (22.22%) LDAP
8 7 (19.44%) OO
8 7 (19.44%) Business Intelligence
8 7 (19.44%) LAMP
8 7 (19.44%) Git (software)
8 7 (19.44%) Twitter Bootstrap
8 7 (19.44%) User Experience
9 6 (16.67%) Amazon AWS
9 6 (16.67%) Software Architecture
9 6 (16.67%) HTML5
9 6 (16.67%) Subversion
9 6 (16.67%) OOD
9 6 (16.67%) Apache
9 6 (16.67%) Oracle
9 6 (16.67%) Java
10 5 (13.89%) IIS

PHP
Top Related 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 6 (16.67%) Apache
2 5 (13.89%) IIS
3 2 (5.56%) Jetty
3 2 (5.56%) Tomcat
4 1 (2.78%) Apache Spark
4 1 (2.78%) Confluence
4 1 (2.78%) WebLogic
Applications
1 3 (8.33%) GIMP
2 1 (2.78%) Adobe Illustrator
2 1 (2.78%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 5 (13.89%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 2 (5.56%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 6 (16.67%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (5.56%) Amazon EC2
2 2 (5.56%) Oracle CX
3 1 (2.78%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (2.78%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 8 (22.22%) LDAP
2 5 (13.89%) HTTP
3 4 (11.11%) TCP/IP
4 3 (8.33%) FTP
4 3 (8.33%) HTTPS
4 3 (8.33%) Internet
5 2 (5.56%) DNS
5 2 (5.56%) SSH
5 2 (5.56%) SSL
5 2 (5.56%) Telnet
6 1 (2.78%) LTE
6 1 (2.78%) Radio Access Network
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (30.56%) MySQL
2 3 (8.33%) RDBMS
2 3 (8.33%) Relational Database
3 2 (5.56%) MariaDB
3 2 (5.56%) NoSQL
3 2 (5.56%) PostgreSQL
4 1 (2.78%) Apache Cassandra
4 1 (2.78%) Apache Hive
4 1 (2.78%) Big Data
4 1 (2.78%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (2.78%) Hadoop
4 1 (2.78%) HBase
4 1 (2.78%) MongoDB
4 1 (2.78%) SQL Server
4 1 (2.78%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 7 (19.44%) Git (software)
2 6 (16.67%) Subversion
3 2 (5.56%) Eclipse
3 2 (5.56%) Visual Studio
4 1 (2.78%) Axure RP
4 1 (2.78%) GoCD
4 1 (2.78%) Jasmine
4 1 (2.78%) JIRA
General
1 11 (30.56%) Finance
2 8 (22.22%) Telecoms
3 5 (13.89%) Electronics
3 5 (13.89%) Manufacturing
3 5 (13.89%) Marketing
4 1 (2.78%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 19 (52.78%) Developer
2 12 (33.33%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
3 9 (25.00%) Web Developer
4 7 (19.44%) Front End Web Developer (Client-Side Developer)
4 7 (19.44%) PHP Developer
5 4 (11.11%) PHP Web Developer
6 3 (8.33%) Architect
6 3 (8.33%) Software Engineer
7 2 (5.56%) Administrator
7 2 (5.56%) Analyst
7 2 (5.56%) Database Architect
7 2 (5.56%) DevOps Administrator
7 2 (5.56%) DevOps Engineer
7 2 (5.56%) JavaScript Developer
7 2 (5.56%) Linux Administrator
7 2 (5.56%) Linux Engineer
7 2 (5.56%) Linux Systems Administrator
7 2 (5.56%) Security Analyst
7 2 (5.56%) Systems Administrator
7 2 (5.56%) Technical Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (66.67%) HTML
2 23 (63.89%) CSS
3 9 (25.00%) Laravel
3 9 (25.00%) RESTful
4 7 (19.44%) LAMP
4 7 (19.44%) Twitter Bootstrap
5 6 (16.67%) HTML5
6 5 (13.89%) .NET
6 5 (13.89%) CSS3
6 5 (13.89%) jQuery
7 4 (11.11%) JSON
7 4 (11.11%) Web Services
8 3 (8.33%) AngularJS
8 3 (8.33%) XML
9 2 (5.56%) Sass
9 2 (5.56%) Symfony
10 1 (2.78%) Django
10 1 (2.78%) JSP
10 1 (2.78%) JSTL
10 1 (2.78%) XHTML
Miscellaneous
1 7 (19.44%) User Experience
2 5 (13.89%) Linux Command Line
3 2 (5.56%) Computer Science
3 2 (5.56%) Data Structures
3 2 (5.56%) Life Science
4 1 (2.78%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 19 (52.78%) Linux
2 5 (13.89%) Windows
3 3 (8.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 2 (5.56%) CentOS
5 1 (2.78%) Android
5 1 (2.78%) SUSE
5 1 (2.78%) Unix
5 1 (2.78%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (2.78%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (41.67%) Web Development
2 11 (30.56%) Front End Development
3 9 (25.00%) Unit Testing
4 8 (22.22%) Agile Software Development
5 7 (19.44%) Business Intelligence
5 7 (19.44%) OO
6 6 (16.67%) OOD
6 6 (16.67%) Software Architecture
7 5 (13.89%) DevOps
7 5 (13.89%) Digital Marketing
7 5 (13.89%) Programme Management
8 4 (11.11%) Migration
8 4 (11.11%) Project Management
8 4 (11.11%) Scrum
8 4 (11.11%) TDD
9 3 (8.33%) Continuous Integration
9 3 (8.33%) CRM
9 3 (8.33%) Integration Testing
9 3 (8.33%) Software Engineering
9 3 (8.33%) Statistics
Programming Languages
1 23 (63.89%) JavaScript
2 8 (22.22%) Bash Shell
3 6 (16.67%) Java
4 5 (13.89%) Python
5 4 (11.11%) Ruby
6 3 (8.33%) C#
6 3 (8.33%) SQL
6 3 (8.33%) VB.NET
7 2 (5.56%) Go
7 2 (5.56%) Perl
8 1 (2.78%) C
8 1 (2.78%) F#
8 1 (2.78%) Haskell
8 1 (2.78%) ML
8 1 (2.78%) OCaml
8 1 (2.78%) PHP 7
8 1 (2.78%) PowerShell
8 1 (2.78%) Rust
8 1 (2.78%) Scala
Qualifications
1 2 (5.56%) CISA
1 2 (5.56%) Degree
2 1 (2.78%) DV Cleared
2 1 (2.78%) HNC
2 1 (2.78%) HND
2 1 (2.78%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (5.56%) QA
System Software
1 3 (8.33%) Docker
2 2 (5.56%) Active Directory
2 2 (5.56%) NFS
2 2 (5.56%) Samba
2 2 (5.56%) Squid
2 2 (5.56%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (2.78%) Xen
Systems Management
1 2 (5.56%) Ansible
1 2 (5.56%) Nagios
2 1 (2.78%) Kubernetes
2 1 (2.78%) NSN NetAct
2 1 (2.78%) OpenView
Vendors
1 6 (16.67%) Oracle
2 5 (13.89%) Red Hat
2 5 (13.89%) SAP
3 4 (11.11%) VMware
4 3 (8.33%) HP
5 2 (5.56%) Atlassian
5 2 (5.56%) BMC
5 2 (5.56%) Microsoft
5 2 (5.56%) Remedy
6 1 (2.78%) SevOne
6 1 (2.78%) Zend
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