Period
to 5 July 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 5 July 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
5 Jul 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 69 124 85
Rank change year-on-year +55 -39 +22
Contract jobs citing PHP 34 51 89
As % of all contract jobs advertised in Berkshire 1.96% 1.19% 2.22%
As % of the Programming Languages category 6.92% 4.23% 6.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 30 78
Median daily rate £475 £350 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +35.71% -6.67% -6.25%
10th Percentile £366 £213 £259
90th Percentile £597 £475 £450
South East median daily rate £450 £425 £375
% change year-on-year +5.88% +13.33% -6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £37.50 -
South East median hourly rate - £36.25 -

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 491 1,206 1,319
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 28.25% 28.20% 32.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 305 704 732
Median daily rate £475 £450 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.56% +12.50% -
10th Percentile £318 £313 £312
90th Percentile £650 £600 £550
South East median daily rate £450 £450 £425
% change year-on-year - +5.88% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 14 31
Median hourly rate £47.50 £45.75 £30.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +3.83% +52.50% +71.43%
10th Percentile £20.68 £35.38 £8.00
90th Percentile £52.04 £70.25 £52.50
Median hourly rate £43.50 £47.00 £42.50
% change year-on-year -7.45% +10.59% -

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 5 July 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 5 July 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 +29 24 £475 +126.19%
Reading +16 3 £550 +33.33% 3
Slough +16 1 - - 1
PHP
South East

For the 6 months to 5 July 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 29 (85.29%) Java
2 27 (79.41%) JavaScript
3 17 (50.00%) .NET
3 17 (50.00%) Node.js
4 16 (47.06%) Enterprise Software
4 16 (47.06%) SaaS
4 16 (47.06%) AppDynamics
5 13 (38.24%) Perl
5 13 (38.24%) Python
6 12 (35.29%) Analytical Skills
6 12 (35.29%) Problem-Solving
7 11 (32.35%) xMatters
7 11 (32.35%) Amdocs OSS
7 11 (32.35%) Smoke Testing
7 11 (32.35%) ServiceNow
7 11 (32.35%) REST
7 11 (32.35%) Network Management
7 11 (32.35%) SOAP
7 11 (32.35%) Web Services
7 11 (32.35%) IBM
7 11 (32.35%) Netcool
7 11 (32.35%) Netcool/OMNIbus
7 11 (32.35%) Shell Script
7 11 (32.35%) BMC
7 11 (32.35%) Remedy
7 11 (32.35%) Siebel
7 11 (32.35%) SNMP
7 11 (32.35%) Telecoms
7 11 (32.35%) Cramer
7 11 (32.35%) Web Development

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 1 (2.94%) Apache Solr
1 1 (2.94%) Cloud Foundry
1 1 (2.94%) CMS
1 1 (2.94%) Drupal
1 1 (2.94%) nginx
1 1 (2.94%) OpenStack
1 1 (2.94%) Sitecore CMS
1 1 (2.94%) SugarCRM
1 1 (2.94%) WordPress
Business Applications
1 11 (32.35%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 16 (47.06%) SaaS
2 2 (5.88%) AWS
2 2 (5.88%) Azure
2 2 (5.88%) GCP
3 1 (2.94%) MailChimp
3 1 (2.94%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 11 (32.35%) SNMP
2 1 (2.94%) DNS
2 1 (2.94%) OpenVPN
2 1 (2.94%) SSL
2 1 (2.94%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (8.82%) MySQL
2 1 (2.94%) MongoDB
2 1 (2.94%) PostgreSQL
2 1 (2.94%) Redis
2 1 (2.94%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (2.94%) CircleCI
1 1 (2.94%) Git (software)
1 1 (2.94%) Jenkins
1 1 (2.94%) Mocha
1 1 (2.94%) PHPUnit
General
1 11 (32.35%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 14 (41.18%) Developer
2 11 (32.35%) Architect
3 10 (29.41%) Solutions Architect
4 8 (23.53%) Designer
4 8 (23.53%) Solutions Designer
5 7 (20.59%) Consultant
6 5 (14.71%) Lead Developer
7 2 (5.88%) PHP Developer
8 1 (2.94%) Applications Engineer
8 1 (2.94%) Azure Engineer
8 1 (2.94%) Cloud Engineer
8 1 (2.94%) Development Consultant
8 1 (2.94%) DevOps Engineer
8 1 (2.94%) Drupal Developer
8 1 (2.94%) Full Stack Developer
8 1 (2.94%) Security Engineer
8 1 (2.94%) Telecoms Consultant
8 1 (2.94%) VMware Architect
8 1 (2.94%) Web Applications Engineer
8 1 (2.94%) Web Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (50.00%) .NET
1 17 (50.00%) Node.js
2 11 (32.35%) REST
2 11 (32.35%) SOAP
2 11 (32.35%) Web Services
3 3 (8.82%) React
4 2 (5.88%) CSS
4 2 (5.88%) HTML
4 2 (5.88%) Laravel
5 1 (2.94%) ActiveMQ
5 1 (2.94%) AngularJS
5 1 (2.94%) Chai
5 1 (2.94%) CSS3
5 1 (2.94%) HTML5
5 1 (2.94%) Jest
5 1 (2.94%) jQuery
5 1 (2.94%) LAMP
5 1 (2.94%) RabbitMQ
5 1 (2.94%) Spring
5 1 (2.94%) Twig
Miscellaneous
1 16 (47.06%) Enterprise Software
2 12 (35.29%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (2.94%) Greenfield Project
3 1 (2.94%) Mobile App
3 1 (2.94%) Self-Motivation
3 1 (2.94%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 1 (2.94%) Android
1 1 (2.94%) Apple iOS
1 1 (2.94%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (35.29%) Problem-Solving
2 11 (32.35%) Integration Testing
2 11 (32.35%) Load Testing
2 11 (32.35%) Network Management
2 11 (32.35%) Smoke Testing
2 11 (32.35%) Unit Testing
2 11 (32.35%) Web Development
3 3 (8.82%) DevOps
4 2 (5.88%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (5.88%) CRM
4 2 (5.88%) Microservices
4 2 (5.88%) Scrum
5 1 (2.94%) B2B
5 1 (2.94%) B2C
5 1 (2.94%) Configuration Management
5 1 (2.94%) Content Management
5 1 (2.94%) Migration
5 1 (2.94%) MVC
5 1 (2.94%) Project Management
5 1 (2.94%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 29 (85.29%) Java
2 27 (79.41%) JavaScript
3 13 (38.24%) Perl
3 13 (38.24%) Python
4 11 (32.35%) Shell Script
5 2 (5.88%) C#
6 1 (2.94%) Apple Swift
6 1 (2.94%) ES6
6 1 (2.94%) Objective-C
6 1 (2.94%) PowerShell
6 1 (2.94%) Ruby
6 1 (2.94%) SQL
6 1 (2.94%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 10 (29.41%) SC Cleared
1 10 (29.41%) Security Cleared
2 1 (2.94%) VCAP
2 1 (2.94%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.94%) QA
1 1 (2.94%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (5.88%) Docker
1 2 (5.88%) vCloud
2 1 (2.94%) PowerDNS
2 1 (2.94%) VMware ESXi
2 1 (2.94%) VMware NSX
2 1 (2.94%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 11 (32.35%) Amdocs OSS
1 11 (32.35%) Netcool
1 11 (32.35%) Netcool/OMNIbus
2 2 (5.88%) Ansible
2 2 (5.88%) Kubernetes
2 2 (5.88%) Terraform
3 1 (2.94%) Docker Swarm
3 1 (2.94%) HAProxy
3 1 (2.94%) Nagios
3 1 (2.94%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 16 (47.06%) AppDynamics
2 11 (32.35%) BMC
2 11 (32.35%) Cramer
2 11 (32.35%) IBM
2 11 (32.35%) Remedy
2 11 (32.35%) ServiceNow
2 11 (32.35%) Siebel
2 11 (32.35%) xMatters
3 7 (20.59%) Cisco
3 7 (20.59%) Huawei
3 7 (20.59%) Nokia
4 1 (2.94%) Google
4 1 (2.94%) hybris
4 1 (2.94%) Microsoft
4 1 (2.94%) Rackspace
4 1 (2.94%) Sitecore
4 1 (2.94%) VMware