Period
to 18 July 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Cambridge 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 July 2018 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
Cambridgeshire > Cambridge
6 months to
18 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 42 50 50
Rank change year-on-year +8 0 -19
Contract jobs citing PHP 16 10 24
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cambridge 2.61% 1.59% 3.06%
As % of the Programming Languages category 6.35% 3.24% 6.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 4 19
Cambridge median daily rate £356 £340 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.78% +4.62% +8.33%
10th Percentile £231 £240 £207
90th Percentile £438 £465 £455
Cambridgeshire median daily rate £295 £350 £330
% change year-on-year -15.71% +6.06% +10.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 8
Cambridge median hourly rate - £47.50 £14.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +239.29% +47.37%
Cambridgeshire median hourly rate - £47.50 £14.00
% change year-on-year - +239.29% +47.37%

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 Cambridge with a requirement for coding skills.

All Programming Languages
Cambridge
Contract vacancies with a requirement for coding skills 252 309 378
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cambridge 41.11% 49.13% 48.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 135 150 221
Cambridge median daily rate £425 £370 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +14.86% -1.33% +7.14%
10th Percentile £300 £215 £263
90th Percentile £525 £494 £501
Cambridgeshire median daily rate £400 £350 £375
% change year-on-year +14.29% -6.67% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 21 50 37
Cambridge median hourly rate £42.50 £40.50 £37.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +4.94% +8.00% -
10th Percentile £18.50 £32.75 £23.90
90th Percentile £51.50 £48.08 £48.00
Cambridgeshire median hourly rate £42.50 £41.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year +3.66% +9.33% -

PHP
Job Vacancy Trend in Cambridge

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

Job vacancy trend for PHP in Cambridge

PHP
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Cambridge

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

Contractor daily rate trend for PHP in Cambridge

PHP
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Cambridge

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing PHP in Cambridge over the 6 months to 18 July 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for PHP in Cambridge

PHP
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Cambridge

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for PHP in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 18 July 2018, 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 Cambridge region with a requirement for PHP.

1 11 (68.75%) HTML
1 11 (68.75%) Linux
2 9 (56.25%) MySQL
2 9 (56.25%) CSS
2 9 (56.25%) Git (software)
3 7 (43.75%) Apache
3 7 (43.75%) Python
3 7 (43.75%) Open Source
4 6 (37.50%) API Integration
4 6 (37.50%) Typography
4 6 (37.50%) Docker
4 6 (37.50%) Amazon AWS
4 6 (37.50%) CSS3
4 6 (37.50%) HTML5
4 6 (37.50%) Java
4 6 (37.50%) Perl
4 6 (37.50%) LAMP
4 6 (37.50%) Drupal
4 6 (37.50%) WordPress
5 5 (31.25%) Web Development
5 5 (31.25%) Microsoft Azure
5 5 (31.25%) Data Centre
5 5 (31.25%) Rancher
6 4 (25.00%) Symfony
6 4 (25.00%) CMS
6 4 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
6 4 (25.00%) Subversion
6 4 (25.00%) Content Management
6 4 (25.00%) JavaScript
7 3 (18.75%) Oracle

PHP
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 7 (43.75%) Apache
2 6 (37.50%) Drupal
2 6 (37.50%) WordPress
3 4 (25.00%) CMS
4 1 (6.25%) Tomcat
Cloud Services
1 6 (37.50%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (31.25%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (6.25%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 2 (12.50%) Firewall
2 1 (6.25%) OpenVPN
2 1 (6.25%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (56.25%) MySQL
2 1 (6.25%) Apache Cassandra
2 1 (6.25%) Big Data
2 1 (6.25%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 9 (56.25%) Git (software)
2 4 (25.00%) Subversion
3 3 (18.75%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 3 (18.75%) JIRA
4 1 (6.25%) Cucumber
General
1 1 (6.25%) Law
Job Titles
1 8 (50.00%) Developer
2 6 (37.50%) Administrator
2 6 (37.50%) PHP Developer
2 6 (37.50%) Systems Administrator
3 5 (31.25%) Drupal Developer
4 4 (25.00%) WordPress Developer
5 3 (18.75%) PHP Drupal Developer
5 3 (18.75%) Web Administrator
5 3 (18.75%) Web Developer
6 2 (12.50%) Applications Consultant
6 2 (12.50%) Consultant
6 2 (12.50%) LAMP Developer
6 2 (12.50%) PHP Web Developer
6 2 (12.50%) PHP WordPress Developer
6 2 (12.50%) Web Consultant
7 1 (6.25%) Java Engineer
7 1 (6.25%) Java Software Engineer
7 1 (6.25%) Junior Developer
7 1 (6.25%) PHP LAMP Developer
7 1 (6.25%) Service Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (68.75%) HTML
2 9 (56.25%) CSS
3 6 (37.50%) CSS3
3 6 (37.50%) HTML5
3 6 (37.50%) LAMP
4 4 (25.00%) Symfony
5 3 (18.75%) Ajax
5 3 (18.75%) XHTML
5 3 (18.75%) XML
6 2 (12.50%) SAML
7 1 (6.25%) .NET
7 1 (6.25%) Akka
7 1 (6.25%) AngularJS
7 1 (6.25%) LDAP
7 1 (6.25%) Node.js
7 1 (6.25%) OAuth
7 1 (6.25%) RESTful
7 1 (6.25%) Spring
7 1 (6.25%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 5 (31.25%) Data Centre
2 1 (6.25%) Computer Science
2 1 (6.25%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
2 1 (6.25%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 11 (68.75%) Linux
2 3 (18.75%) Windows
2 3 (18.75%) Windows Server
3 1 (6.25%) Android
3 1 (6.25%) Apple iOS
3 1 (6.25%) CentOS
3 1 (6.25%) Fedora
3 1 (6.25%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (6.25%) Ubuntu
3 1 (6.25%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (43.75%) Open Source
2 6 (37.50%) API Integration
2 6 (37.50%) Typography
3 5 (31.25%) Web Development
4 4 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
4 4 (25.00%) Content Management
5 3 (18.75%) Migration
5 3 (18.75%) Problem-Solving
6 2 (12.50%) Identity Management
6 2 (12.50%) Software Engineering
7 1 (6.25%) Continuous Delivery
7 1 (6.25%) Cryptography
7 1 (6.25%) DDoS Mitigation
7 1 (6.25%) Deployment Automation
7 1 (6.25%) DevOps
7 1 (6.25%) E-Commerce
7 1 (6.25%) Service Management
7 1 (6.25%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 7 (43.75%) Python
2 6 (37.50%) Java
2 6 (37.50%) Perl
3 4 (25.00%) JavaScript
4 1 (6.25%) AWK
4 1 (6.25%) Bash Shell
4 1 (6.25%) C
4 1 (6.25%) Ruby
4 1 (6.25%) Scala
4 1 (6.25%) sed
4 1 (6.25%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (6.25%) Computer Science Degree
1 1 (6.25%) Degree
System Software
1 6 (37.50%) Docker
Systems Management
1 5 (31.25%) Rancher
2 1 (6.25%) Ansible
2 1 (6.25%) Puppet
Vendors
1 3 (18.75%) Atlassian
1 3 (18.75%) Oracle
2 1 (6.25%) WorldPay