Period
to 18 November 2017

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 18 November 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.

PHP
South East > Berkshire
6 months to
18 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 81 107 127
Rank change year-on-year +26 +20 -19
Contract jobs citing PHP 88 65 52
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 2.16% 1.52% 1.03%
As % of the Programming Languages category 7.63% 5.40% 4.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 71 41 53
Berkshire median daily rate £375 £375 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +25.00% -
10th Percentile £300 £275 £250
90th Percentile £575 £500 £400
South East median daily rate £365 £350 £300
% change year-on-year +4.29% +16.67% -4.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 4 10
Berkshire median hourly rate £35.50 £25.00 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +42.00% - -
10th Percentile £31.25 £10.45 £16.25
90th Percentile £37.75 £59.38 £31.75
South East median hourly rate £31.00 £17.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year +82.35% -43.33% -

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 1154 1204 1222
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 28.31% 28.10% 24.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 688 693 752
Berkshire median daily rate £400 £400 £377
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +6.24% +0.40%
10th Percentile £288 £275 £250
90th Percentile £538 £538 £506
South East median daily rate £413 £400 £375
% change year-on-year +3.13% +6.67% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 26 36 43
Berkshire median hourly rate £33.00 £31.00 £37.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +6.45% -16.22% +13.85%
10th Percentile £10.75 £12.25 £16.25
90th Percentile £48.75 £49.13 £54.74
South East median hourly rate £45.00 £40.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year +12.50% +6.67% +7.14%

PHP
Job Vacancy Trend in Berkshire

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

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 6 months to 18 November 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 contractor hourly rates quoted in IT 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 6 months to 18 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 +4 19 £350 +2.94% 6
Maidenhead -13 12 £535 +9.74% 2
Bracknell +8 10 £400 -11.11% 1
Slough +14 9 £338 -5.26% 1
Newbury 0 8 £365 +21.67%
Wokingham +13 6 £625 +56.25%
Thatcham - 3 £315 -
PHP
South East

For the 6 months to 18 November 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 52 (59.09%) JavaScript
2 46 (52.27%) HTML
3 42 (47.73%) MySQL
4 40 (45.45%) Linux
5 38 (43.18%) CSS
6 32 (36.36%) Git (software)
7 29 (32.95%) SQL
8 25 (28.41%) Agile Software Development
8 25 (28.41%) Amazon AWS
9 24 (27.27%) DevOps
9 24 (27.27%) LAMP
10 23 (26.14%) OO
11 22 (25.00%) Web Development
11 22 (25.00%) jQuery
12 21 (23.86%) Jenkins
12 21 (23.86%) Java
13 19 (21.59%) Continuous Integration
14 18 (20.45%) E-Commerce
15 17 (19.32%) Unix
15 17 (19.32%) Scrum
15 17 (19.32%) Docker
15 17 (19.32%) Analytical Skills
16 16 (18.18%) AngularJS
16 16 (18.18%) Web Services
17 15 (17.05%) C#
17 15 (17.05%) Puppet
17 15 (17.05%) CSS3
17 15 (17.05%) Test Automation
18 14 (15.91%) Bash Shell
18 14 (15.91%) HTML5

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 14 (15.91%) Apache
2 13 (14.77%) Drupal
2 13 (14.77%) WordPress
3 10 (11.36%) CMS
4 7 (7.95%) IIS
5 5 (5.68%) Apache Spark
6 4 (4.55%) Apache Airflow
6 4 (4.55%) Elasticsearch
6 4 (4.55%) Luigi
6 4 (4.55%) nginx
6 4 (4.55%) Tomcat
7 2 (2.27%) Confluence
7 2 (2.27%) JBoss
7 2 (2.27%) SharePoint
8 1 (1.14%) LiveLink
8 1 (1.14%) Umbraco
Applications
1 4 (4.55%) Pipeline Pilot
2 2 (2.27%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 2 (2.27%) MS Visio
3 1 (1.14%) Adobe Illustrator
3 1 (1.14%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 7 (7.95%) Magento
2 2 (2.27%) Oracle CRM
2 2 (2.27%) Oracle CRM On Demand
3 1 (1.14%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 25 (28.41%) Amazon AWS
2 9 (10.23%) Microsoft Azure
3 4 (4.55%) GitHub
3 4 (4.55%) npm
4 3 (3.41%) Rackspace Cloud
5 2 (2.27%) AWS CloudFormation
5 2 (2.27%) Google Analytics
5 2 (2.27%) SaaS
6 1 (1.14%) Yarn
Communications & Networking
1 2 (2.27%) DNS
1 2 (2.27%) Firewall
1 2 (2.27%) Internet
1 2 (2.27%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 42 (47.73%) MySQL
2 12 (13.64%) SQL Server
3 8 (9.09%) NoSQL
3 8 (9.09%) PostgreSQL
3 8 (9.09%) Redis
4 7 (7.95%) MongoDB
5 5 (5.68%) Hadoop
6 4 (4.55%) Big Data
6 4 (4.55%) Data Mining
6 4 (4.55%) KNIME
7 2 (2.27%) Amazon RDS
7 2 (2.27%) Oracle Database
7 2 (2.27%) Relational Database
7 2 (2.27%) SQL Server 2008
8 1 (1.14%) Apache Cassandra
8 1 (1.14%) Apache Hive
8 1 (1.14%) MonetDB
8 1 (1.14%) Neo4j
Development Applications
1 32 (36.36%) Git (software)
2 21 (23.86%) Jenkins
3 12 (13.64%) Subversion
4 8 (9.09%) Bitbucket
4 8 (9.09%) TeamCity
5 7 (7.95%) Vagrant
6 5 (5.68%) PHPUnit
7 4 (4.55%) JIRA
8 3 (3.41%) Grunt
9 2 (2.27%) CruiseControl
9 2 (2.27%) Selenium
9 2 (2.27%) Team Foundation Server
10 1 (1.14%) gulp
10 1 (1.14%) webpack
General
1 5 (5.68%) Pharmaceutical
2 4 (4.55%) Finance
3 2 (2.27%) Games
3 2 (2.27%) Legal
3 2 (2.27%) Marketing
3 2 (2.27%) Spanish Language
4 1 (1.14%) Banking
4 1 (1.14%) Italian Language
4 1 (1.14%) Retail Banking
4 1 (1.14%) Swedish Language
4 1 (1.14%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 48 (54.55%) Developer
2 20 (22.73%) PHP Developer
3 19 (21.59%) DevOps Engineer
4 10 (11.36%) Drupal Developer
4 10 (11.36%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
4 10 (11.36%) Linux Engineer
5 9 (10.23%) AWS Engineer
6 7 (7.95%) Architect
6 7 (7.95%) AWS DevOps
6 7 (7.95%) AWS DevOps Engineer
6 7 (7.95%) Linux DevOps Engineer
6 7 (7.95%) Linux/Unix DevOps
6 7 (7.95%) MySQL Developer
6 7 (7.95%) Senior DevOps
6 7 (7.95%) Senior DevOps Engineer
6 7 (7.95%) Web Developer
6 7 (7.95%) WordPress Developer
7 6 (6.82%) C# Developer
7 6 (6.82%) Domain Architect
7 6 (6.82%) PHP MySQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 46 (52.27%) HTML
2 38 (43.18%) CSS
3 24 (27.27%) LAMP
4 22 (25.00%) jQuery
5 16 (18.18%) AngularJS
5 16 (18.18%) Web Services
6 15 (17.05%) CSS3
7 14 (15.91%) HTML5
8 13 (14.77%) JSON
8 13 (14.77%) REST
9 12 (13.64%) .NET
9 12 (13.64%) Ajax
9 12 (13.64%) XML
10 10 (11.36%) RESTful
11 9 (10.23%) JSTL
12 8 (9.09%) Flash
12 8 (9.09%) RabbitMQ
12 8 (9.09%) Twitter Bootstrap
13 7 (7.95%) Sass
14 6 (6.82%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 17 (19.32%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (6.82%) Computer Science
2 6 (6.82%) Life Science
2 6 (6.82%) Web 2.0
3 2 (2.27%) Driving Licence
3 2 (2.27%) EMC VNX
3 2 (2.27%) Mobile App
3 2 (2.27%) N-Tier
3 2 (2.27%) PKI
3 2 (2.27%) Social Media
4 1 (1.14%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 40 (45.45%) Linux
2 17 (19.32%) Unix
3 9 (10.23%) Windows
4 5 (5.68%) Ubuntu
5 3 (3.41%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 2 (2.27%) CentOS
7 1 (1.14%) Android
7 1 (1.14%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (28.41%) Agile Software Development
2 24 (27.27%) DevOps
3 23 (26.14%) OO
4 22 (25.00%) Web Development
5 19 (21.59%) Continuous Integration
6 18 (20.45%) E-Commerce
7 17 (19.32%) Scrum
8 15 (17.05%) Test Automation
9 11 (12.50%) Front End Development
9 11 (12.50%) MVC
9 11 (12.50%) Project Management
10 10 (11.36%) Migration
10 10 (11.36%) OOD
10 10 (11.36%) OOP
11 8 (9.09%) Performance Analysis
12 7 (7.95%) B2B
12 7 (7.95%) B2C
13 6 (6.82%) Microservices
13 6 (6.82%) OO PHP
14 5 (5.68%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 52 (59.09%) JavaScript
2 29 (32.95%) SQL
3 21 (23.86%) Java
4 15 (17.05%) C#
5 14 (15.91%) Bash Shell
6 13 (14.77%) Ruby
7 11 (12.50%) Python
8 8 (9.09%) Groovy
8 8 (9.09%) Perl
8 8 (9.09%) PHP 7
9 7 (7.95%) C
10 6 (6.82%) C++
11 4 (4.55%) Shell Script
12 3 (3.41%) PHP 5
13 2 (2.27%) T-SQL
13 2 (2.27%) VB.NET
13 2 (2.27%) XPath
Qualifications
1 4 (4.55%) PhD
2 2 (2.27%) Computer Science Degree
2 2 (2.27%) CREST Certified
2 2 (2.27%) Degree
2 2 (2.27%) OSCP
2 2 (2.27%) PMI Certification
2 2 (2.27%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.14%) QA
System Software
1 17 (19.32%) Docker
2 8 (9.09%) oVirt
2 8 (9.09%) RHEV
3 4 (4.55%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (2.27%) KVM
4 2 (2.27%) Xen
4 2 (2.27%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 15 (17.05%) Puppet
2 8 (9.09%) Kubernetes
2 8 (9.09%) Terraform
3 6 (6.82%) Opscode Chef
4 5 (5.68%) Ansible
5 2 (2.27%) Cobbler
5 2 (2.27%) Nagios
5 2 (2.27%) Red Hat Spacewalk
5 2 (2.27%) SELinux
5 2 (2.27%) ZABBIX
6 1 (1.14%) Hadoop YARN
Vendors
1 6 (6.82%) ATG
1 6 (6.82%) Demandware
1 6 (6.82%) Intershop
1 6 (6.82%) Oracle
2 5 (5.68%) Zend
3 4 (4.55%) Netezza
3 4 (4.55%) RapidMiner
3 4 (4.55%) VMware
4 3 (3.41%) Google
4 3 (3.41%) Microsoft
4 3 (3.41%) Rackspace
5 2 (2.27%) EMC
5 2 (2.27%) Mapbox
5 2 (2.27%) Salesforce.com
6 1 (1.14%) Splunk