Period
to 3 April 2020

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 6 months to 3 April 2020 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.

PHP
South East > Berkshire
6 months to
3 Apr 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 82 136 101
Rank change year-on-year +54 -35 +19
Contract jobs citing PHP 64 44 71
As % of all contract jobs advertised in Berkshire 2.28% 1.04% 1.77%
As % of the Programming Languages category 7.50% 3.48% 5.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 28 29 61
Median daily rate £450 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +20.00% - -3.23%
10th Percentile £220 £213 £281
90th Percentile £516 £475 £501
South East median daily rate £450 £450 £375
% change year-on-year - +20.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 2
Median hourly rate - £37.50 £35.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +5.63% -
South East median hourly rate £14.15 £35.00 £35.50
% change year-on-year -59.57% -1.41% +77.50%

PHP is in the Programming Languages category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Berkshire with a requirement for coding skills.

All Programming Languages
Berkshire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for coding skills 853 1,264 1,244
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 30.44% 29.88% 30.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 521 750 692
Median daily rate £450 £450 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +12.50% -
10th Percentile £306 £313 £300
90th Percentile £606 £607 £575
South East median daily rate £450 £450 £425
% change year-on-year - +5.88% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 20 12 31
Median hourly rate £38.75 £45.00 £33.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -13.89% +36.36% +50.00%
10th Percentile £18.25 £36.25 £8.00
90th Percentile £82.50 £48.63 £50.00
Median hourly rate £40.00 £45.00 £42.50
% change year-on-year -11.11% +5.88% +3.66%

PHP
Job Vacancy Trend in Berkshire

Job postings citing PHP as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in Berkshire.

Job vacancy trend for PHP in Berkshire

PHP
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing PHP in Berkshire.

Daily rate trend for PHP in Berkshire

PHP
Daily Rate Histogram in Berkshire

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing PHP in Berkshire over the 6 months to 3 April 2020.

Daily rate histogram for PHP in Berkshire

PHP
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Berkshire

3-month moving average hourly rates quoted in jobs citing PHP in Berkshire.

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 6 months to 3 April 2020. 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
Newbury +32 37 £475 +90.00%
Reading +9 12 £388 -8.82% 7
Maidenhead +11 3 - - 1
Slough +6 2 - - 6
PHP
South East

For the 6 months to 3 April 2020, IT contractor jobs citing PHP also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the Berkshire region with a requirement for PHP.

1 50 (78.13%) JavaScript
2 46 (71.88%) Java
3 37 (57.81%) Python
4 29 (45.31%) Web Services
4 29 (45.31%) .NET
5 28 (43.75%) Perl
6 27 (42.19%) SNMP
7 25 (39.06%) Analytical Skills
8 24 (37.50%) Problem-Solving
8 24 (37.50%) REST
8 24 (37.50%) Shell Script
8 24 (37.50%) Web Development
9 23 (35.94%) Remedy ITSM
9 23 (35.94%) Cramer
9 23 (35.94%) Remedy
9 23 (35.94%) IBM
9 23 (35.94%) BMC
9 23 (35.94%) Netcool
9 23 (35.94%) Netcool/OMNIbus
9 23 (35.94%) Siebel
9 23 (35.94%) SOAP
9 23 (35.94%) Network Management
9 23 (35.94%) Unit Testing
9 23 (35.94%) Integration Testing
9 23 (35.94%) xMatters
9 23 (35.94%) Amdocs OSS
9 23 (35.94%) Smoke Testing
9 23 (35.94%) ServiceNow
10 22 (34.38%) SC Cleared
10 22 (34.38%) Security Cleared

PHP
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 3 (4.69%) CMS
1 3 (4.69%) Sitecore CMS
2 2 (3.13%) Apache Solr
2 2 (3.13%) Drupal
2 2 (3.13%) WordPress
3 1 (1.56%) Confluence
3 1 (1.56%) IIS
3 1 (1.56%) SugarCRM
Business Applications
1 23 (35.94%) Remedy ITSM
2 1 (1.56%) Sprinklr
Cloud Services
1 19 (29.69%) SaaS
2 8 (12.50%) AWS
2 8 (12.50%) Azure
2 8 (12.50%) GCP
3 6 (9.38%) IaaS
3 6 (9.38%) PaaS
4 1 (1.56%) Adobe Analytics
4 1 (1.56%) Google Analytics
4 1 (1.56%) MailChimp
Communications & Networking
1 27 (42.19%) SNMP
2 6 (9.38%) TCP/IP
3 5 (7.81%) DNS
3 5 (7.81%) HTTP
4 4 (6.25%) BGP
4 4 (6.25%) Cisco IOS
4 4 (6.25%) Cisco Nexus
4 4 (6.25%) HSRP
4 4 (6.25%) HTTPS
4 4 (6.25%) ICMP
4 4 (6.25%) Junos
4 4 (6.25%) MPLS
4 4 (6.25%) OSPF
4 4 (6.25%) Telnet
4 4 (6.25%) Wireshark
5 1 (1.56%) DMZ
5 1 (1.56%) Firewall
5 1 (1.56%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (9.38%) SQL Server
1 6 (9.38%) SQL Server 2012
1 6 (9.38%) SQL Server 2014
1 6 (9.38%) SQL Server 2016
2 4 (6.25%) MySQL
3 1 (1.56%) RDBMS
3 1 (1.56%) Redis
3 1 (1.56%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 2 (3.13%) CircleCI
1 2 (3.13%) Git (software)
1 2 (3.13%) Jenkins
1 2 (3.13%) Mocha
2 1 (1.56%) fastlane
2 1 (1.56%) JIRA
2 1 (1.56%) PHPUnit
2 1 (1.56%) Selenium
2 1 (1.56%) Xcode
General
1 14 (21.88%) Telecoms
2 4 (6.25%) German Language
3 3 (4.69%) French Language
4 2 (3.13%) Italian Language
5 1 (1.56%) Marketing
5 1 (1.56%) Pharmaceutical
5 1 (1.56%) Public Sector
Job Titles
1 23 (35.94%) Architect
2 22 (34.38%) Solutions Architect
3 20 (31.25%) Designer
3 20 (31.25%) Developer
3 20 (31.25%) Solutions Designer
4 9 (14.06%) Consultant
5 7 (10.94%) Lead Developer
6 4 (6.25%) IP Engineer
6 4 (6.25%) IP Network Engineer
6 4 (6.25%) Network Engineer
6 4 (6.25%) Support Engineer
7 2 (3.13%) Azure Consultant
7 2 (3.13%) Backup Consultant
7 2 (3.13%) Drupal Developer
7 2 (3.13%) PHP Developer
7 2 (3.13%) Support Consultant
7 2 (3.13%) Windows Consultant
8 1 (1.56%) Analyst
8 1 (1.56%) Database Consultant
8 1 (1.56%) Security Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 29 (45.31%) .NET
1 29 (45.31%) Web Services
2 24 (37.50%) REST
3 23 (35.94%) SOAP
4 21 (32.81%) Node.js
5 6 (9.38%) .NET Framework
6 3 (4.69%) HTML
6 3 (4.69%) LAMP
7 2 (3.13%) Chai
7 2 (3.13%) CSS
7 2 (3.13%) Enzyme
7 2 (3.13%) HTML5
7 2 (3.13%) Jest
7 2 (3.13%) Laravel
7 2 (3.13%) React
7 2 (3.13%) Twig
8 1 (1.56%) ASP.NET
8 1 (1.56%) CSS3
8 1 (1.56%) Ruby on Rails
8 1 (1.56%) Yii
Miscellaneous
1 25 (39.06%) Analytical Skills
2 19 (29.69%) Enterprise Software
3 6 (9.38%) Clustering
4 1 (1.56%) Cyberattack
4 1 (1.56%) Cyberthreat
4 1 (1.56%) iPad
4 1 (1.56%) iPhone
4 1 (1.56%) Life Science
4 1 (1.56%) Self-Motivation
4 1 (1.56%) Social Media
4 1 (1.56%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 8 (12.50%) Linux
2 7 (10.94%) Windows
3 4 (6.25%) Unix
4 1 (1.56%) Apple iOS
4 1 (1.56%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (37.50%) Problem-Solving
1 24 (37.50%) Web Development
2 23 (35.94%) Integration Testing
2 23 (35.94%) Network Management
2 23 (35.94%) Smoke Testing
2 23 (35.94%) Unit Testing
3 14 (21.88%) Load Testing
4 10 (15.63%) High Availability
5 6 (9.38%) Memory Management
6 4 (6.25%) Change Management
6 4 (6.25%) Information Security
6 4 (6.25%) ITIL
6 4 (6.25%) OWASP
6 4 (6.25%) Performance Management
6 4 (6.25%) Secure Coding
7 3 (4.69%) Agile Software Development
7 3 (4.69%) Content Management
7 3 (4.69%) CRM
7 3 (4.69%) DevOps
7 3 (4.69%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 50 (78.13%) JavaScript
2 46 (71.88%) Java
3 37 (57.81%) Python
4 28 (43.75%) Perl
5 24 (37.50%) Shell Script
6 10 (15.63%) C#
7 6 (9.38%) R
7 6 (9.38%) SQL
8 4 (6.25%) C
8 4 (6.25%) C++
9 3 (4.69%) Scala
10 2 (3.13%) ES6
10 2 (3.13%) PHP 7
11 1 (1.56%) Apple Swift
11 1 (1.56%) Objective-C
11 1 (1.56%) PHP 5
11 1 (1.56%) PowerShell
11 1 (1.56%) VB.NET
11 1 (1.56%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 22 (34.38%) SC Cleared
1 22 (34.38%) Security Cleared
2 5 (7.81%) Degree
3 4 (6.25%) CCIP
3 4 (6.25%) CCNP
3 4 (6.25%) Cisco Certification
4 2 (3.13%) CISA
5 1 (1.56%) CEH
5 1 (1.56%) CISM
5 1 (1.56%) CISSP
5 1 (1.56%) Computer Science Degree
5 1 (1.56%) GIAC
5 1 (1.56%) ISEB
5 1 (1.56%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 1 (1.56%) OSCE
5 1 (1.56%) OSCP
5 1 (1.56%) VCAP
5 1 (1.56%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.56%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (1.56%) NIST
1 1 (1.56%) QA
1 1 (1.56%) SLA
System Software
1 6 (9.38%) Virtual Machines
2 2 (3.13%) Docker
3 1 (1.56%) vCloud
3 1 (1.56%) VMware ESXi
3 1 (1.56%) VMware NSX
3 1 (1.56%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 23 (35.94%) Amdocs OSS
1 23 (35.94%) Netcool
1 23 (35.94%) Netcool/OMNIbus
2 6 (9.38%) Microsoft Clustering
3 2 (3.13%) Ansible
3 2 (3.13%) Docker Swarm
3 2 (3.13%) Kubernetes
3 2 (3.13%) Terraform
4 1 (1.56%) HP ALM
4 1 (1.56%) HP Fortify
4 1 (1.56%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 23 (35.94%) BMC
1 23 (35.94%) Cramer
1 23 (35.94%) IBM
1 23 (35.94%) Remedy
1 23 (35.94%) ServiceNow
1 23 (35.94%) Siebel
1 23 (35.94%) xMatters
2 19 (29.69%) AppDynamics
3 18 (28.13%) Cisco
3 18 (28.13%) Huawei
4 14 (21.88%) Nokia
5 8 (12.50%) Google
6 7 (10.94%) Microsoft
7 6 (9.38%) Oracle
8 4 (6.25%) Black Duck
8 4 (6.25%) Juniper
9 3 (4.69%) Coverity
9 3 (4.69%) Sitecore
10 2 (3.13%) hybris
11 1 (1.56%) Qualys