Period
to 22 October 2017

The median contractor rate for a PHP Developer was £308 per day in advertised job vacancies in Cambridge during the 6 months to 22 October 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
Cambridgeshire > Cambridge
6 months to
22 Oct 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 56 48 66
Rank change year-on-year -8 +18 -21
Contract jobs requiring a PHP Developer 4 6 17
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cambridge 0.61% 0.97% 1.77%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.64% 1.02% 1.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 5 27
Cambridge median daily rate £308 £338 £275
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -8.89% +22.73% -14.06%
10th Percentile £268 £194 £200
90th Percentile £353 £394 £338
Cambridgeshire median daily rate £340 £281 £275
% change year-on-year +20.89% +2.27% -14.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Cambridge median hourly rate - £15.00 -
Cambridgeshire median hourly rate - £15.00 -

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Cambridge. 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
Cambridge
Contract vacancies in Cambridge with a recognized job title 622 586 902
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.39% 94.82% 94.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 340 317 606
Cambridge median daily rate £375 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -6.25% +6.67% +3.45%
10th Percentile £200 £233 £250
90th Percentile £564 £525 £524
Cambridgeshire median daily rate £375 £375 £375
Number of hourly rates quoted 87 53 64
Cambridge median hourly rate £40.00 £37.50 £32.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +6.67% +15.38% +18.18%
10th Percentile £16.15 £12.48 £14.53
90th Percentile £50.35 £59.50 £57.25
Cambridgeshire median hourly rate £33.50 £27.19 £20.50
% change year-on-year +23.22% +32.62% -16.33%

PHP Developer
Job Vacancy Trend in Cambridge

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

Job vacancy trend for PHP Developer in Cambridge

PHP Developer
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Cambridge

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

Contractor daily rate trend for PHP Developer in Cambridge

PHP Developer
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Cambridge

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for PHP Developer in Cambridge

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

For the 6 months to 22 October 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 Cambridge region featuring PHP Developer in the job title.

1 4 (100.00%) PHP
2 3 (75.00%) HTML
2 3 (75.00%) JavaScript
2 3 (75.00%) MySQL
3 2 (50.00%) jQuery
3 2 (50.00%) Java
3 2 (50.00%) Web Development
4 1 (25.00%) Selenium
4 1 (25.00%) Symfony
4 1 (25.00%) HL7
4 1 (25.00%) Drupal
4 1 (25.00%) .NET
4 1 (25.00%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 1 (25.00%) Continuous Integration
4 1 (25.00%) Spreadsheet
4 1 (25.00%) Git (software)
4 1 (25.00%) RESTful
4 1 (25.00%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (25.00%) HTML5
4 1 (25.00%) Cucumber
4 1 (25.00%) BDD
4 1 (25.00%) Node.js
4 1 (25.00%) Laravel
4 1 (25.00%) AngularJS
4 1 (25.00%) Jenkins
4 1 (25.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
4 1 (25.00%) Relational Database
4 1 (25.00%) OO PHP
4 1 (25.00%) Octopus Deploy
4 1 (25.00%) Front End Development

PHP Developer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Cambridge 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 (25.00%) CMS
1 1 (25.00%) Drupal
Applications
1 1 (25.00%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (25.00%) Spreadsheet
Cloud Services
1 1 (25.00%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (75.00%) MySQL
2 1 (25.00%) Relational Database
2 1 (25.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (25.00%) Atlassian Bamboo
1 1 (25.00%) Cucumber
1 1 (25.00%) Dreamweaver
1 1 (25.00%) Git (software)
1 1 (25.00%) Jenkins
1 1 (25.00%) Octopus Deploy
1 1 (25.00%) Selenium
1 1 (25.00%) Subversion
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (75.00%) HTML
2 2 (50.00%) jQuery
3 1 (25.00%) .NET
3 1 (25.00%) AngularJS
3 1 (25.00%) CSS
3 1 (25.00%) HTML5
3 1 (25.00%) Laravel
3 1 (25.00%) Node.js
3 1 (25.00%) RESTful
3 1 (25.00%) Symfony
3 1 (25.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
3 1 (25.00%) XML
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (50.00%) Web Development
2 1 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (25.00%) BDD
2 1 (25.00%) Continuous Integration
2 1 (25.00%) Front End Development
2 1 (25.00%) OO
2 1 (25.00%) OO PHP
2 1 (25.00%) Scrum
2 1 (25.00%) Service Design
2 1 (25.00%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 4 (100.00%) PHP
2 3 (75.00%) JavaScript
3 2 (50.00%) Java
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (25.00%) HL7
Vendors
1 1 (25.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (25.00%) Oracle