Period
to 21 September 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 21 September 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
21 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 53 52 38
Rank change year-on-year -1 -14 +6
Contract jobs citing PHP 13 11 23
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cambridge 1.75% 1.68% 3.38%
As % of the Programming Languages category 4.36% 3.40% 6.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 4 18
Cambridge median daily rate £308 £340 £331
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -9.56% +2.64% +10.42%
10th Percentile £231 £280 £204
90th Percentile £438 £406 £464
Cambridgeshire median daily rate £425 £350 £344
% change year-on-year +21.43% +1.82% +14.58%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 1
Cambridge median hourly rate - £47.50 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +216.67% +57.89%
Cambridgeshire median hourly rate - £47.50 £15.00
% change year-on-year - +216.67% +57.89%

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 298 324 352
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cambridge 40.22% 49.62% 51.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 159 164 194
Cambridge median daily rate £400 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.67% - +1.35%
10th Percentile £297 £263 £300
90th Percentile £525 £475 £488
Cambridgeshire median daily rate £425 £363 £375
% change year-on-year +17.24% -3.33% +3.45%
Number of hourly rates quoted 30 57 36
Cambridge median hourly rate £43.50 £40.00 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +8.75% - -
10th Percentile £35.44 £36.25 £32.50
90th Percentile £52.63 £48.70 £70.00
Cambridgeshire median hourly rate £43.50 £40.50 £40.00
% change year-on-year +7.41% +1.25% -

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 21 September 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 21 September 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 10 (76.92%) Linux
2 9 (69.23%) MySQL
3 7 (53.85%) Apache
3 7 (53.85%) HTML
3 7 (53.85%) CSS
3 7 (53.85%) Drupal
3 7 (53.85%) Git (software)
4 6 (46.15%) WordPress
4 6 (46.15%) LAMP
4 6 (46.15%) HTML5
4 6 (46.15%) CSS3
4 6 (46.15%) Typography
4 6 (46.15%) API Integration
5 5 (38.46%) Web Development
6 4 (30.77%) Open Source
6 4 (30.77%) CMS
6 4 (30.77%) Content Management
6 4 (30.77%) Symfony
6 4 (30.77%) Python
7 3 (23.08%) Docker
7 3 (23.08%) Java
7 3 (23.08%) Perl
7 3 (23.08%) Amazon AWS
8 2 (15.38%) Agile Software Development
8 2 (15.38%) Subversion
8 2 (15.38%) Software Engineering
8 2 (15.38%) SAML
8 2 (15.38%) Firewall
8 2 (15.38%) Identity Management
8 2 (15.38%) JavaScript

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 (53.85%) Apache
1 7 (53.85%) Drupal
2 6 (46.15%) WordPress
3 4 (30.77%) CMS
4 1 (7.69%) Tomcat
Cloud Services
1 3 (23.08%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (15.38%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (7.69%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 2 (15.38%) Firewall
2 1 (7.69%) OpenVPN
2 1 (7.69%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (69.23%) MySQL
2 1 (7.69%) Apache Cassandra
2 1 (7.69%) Big Data
2 1 (7.69%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 7 (53.85%) Git (software)
2 2 (15.38%) Subversion
3 1 (7.69%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 1 (7.69%) Cucumber
3 1 (7.69%) JIRA
Job Titles
1 8 (61.54%) Developer
2 6 (46.15%) PHP Developer
3 5 (38.46%) Drupal Developer
4 4 (30.77%) WordPress Developer
5 3 (23.08%) PHP Drupal Developer
5 3 (23.08%) Web Developer
6 2 (15.38%) Applications Specialist
6 2 (15.38%) LAMP Developer
6 2 (15.38%) PHP Web Developer
6 2 (15.38%) PHP WordPress Developer
7 1 (7.69%) Administrator
7 1 (7.69%) Architect
7 1 (7.69%) Java Engineer
7 1 (7.69%) Java Software Engineer
7 1 (7.69%) Migration Specialist
7 1 (7.69%) PHP LAMP Developer
7 1 (7.69%) Service Architect
7 1 (7.69%) Software Engineer
7 1 (7.69%) Systems Administrator
7 1 (7.69%) Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (53.85%) CSS
1 7 (53.85%) HTML
2 6 (46.15%) CSS3
2 6 (46.15%) HTML5
2 6 (46.15%) LAMP
3 4 (30.77%) Symfony
4 2 (15.38%) SAML
5 1 (7.69%) .NET
5 1 (7.69%) Ajax
5 1 (7.69%) Akka
5 1 (7.69%) AngularJS
5 1 (7.69%) LDAP
5 1 (7.69%) Node.js
5 1 (7.69%) OAuth
5 1 (7.69%) RESTful
5 1 (7.69%) Spring
5 1 (7.69%) Web Services
5 1 (7.69%) XHTML
5 1 (7.69%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (15.38%) Data Centre
2 1 (7.69%) Computer Science
2 1 (7.69%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
2 1 (7.69%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 10 (76.92%) Linux
2 2 (15.38%) Windows
2 2 (15.38%) Windows Server
3 1 (7.69%) Android
3 1 (7.69%) Apple iOS
3 1 (7.69%) CentOS
3 1 (7.69%) Fedora
3 1 (7.69%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (7.69%) Ubuntu
3 1 (7.69%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (46.15%) API Integration
1 6 (46.15%) Typography
2 5 (38.46%) Web Development
3 4 (30.77%) Content Management
3 4 (30.77%) Open Source
4 2 (15.38%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (15.38%) Identity Management
4 2 (15.38%) Server Management
4 2 (15.38%) Software Engineering
5 1 (7.69%) Application Packaging
5 1 (7.69%) Continuous Delivery
5 1 (7.69%) Cryptography
5 1 (7.69%) DDoS Mitigation
5 1 (7.69%) Deployment Automation
5 1 (7.69%) DevOps
5 1 (7.69%) E-Commerce
5 1 (7.69%) Migration
5 1 (7.69%) Problem-Solving
5 1 (7.69%) Service Management
5 1 (7.69%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 4 (30.77%) Python
2 3 (23.08%) Java
2 3 (23.08%) Perl
3 2 (15.38%) JavaScript
4 1 (7.69%) AWK
4 1 (7.69%) Bash Shell
4 1 (7.69%) C
4 1 (7.69%) Ruby
4 1 (7.69%) Scala
4 1 (7.69%) sed
4 1 (7.69%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (7.69%) Computer Science Degree
1 1 (7.69%) Degree
System Software
1 3 (23.08%) Docker
Systems Management
1 2 (15.38%) Rancher
2 1 (7.69%) Ansible
2 1 (7.69%) Puppet
Vendors
1 2 (15.38%) Oracle
2 1 (7.69%) Atlassian
2 1 (7.69%) WorldPay