Period
to 21 November 2017

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 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
Cambridgeshire > Cambridge
6 months to
21 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 54 42 32
Rank change year-on-year -12 -10 -5
Contract jobs citing PHP 11 16 57
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cambridge 1.56% 2.58% 5.94%
As % of the Programming Languages category 3.23% 4.79% 11.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 10 58
Cambridge median daily rate £390 £344 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +13.45% +14.58% -6.25%
10th Percentile £288 £313 £200
90th Percentile £475 £438 £445
Cambridgeshire median daily rate £390 £338 £300
% change year-on-year +15.56% +12.50% -6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 2
Cambridge median hourly rate £15.00 £15.00 £45.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -66.67% -21.74%
Cambridgeshire median hourly rate £15.00 £15.00 £45.00
% change year-on-year - -66.67% -21.74%

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 341 334 513
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cambridge 48.37% 53.87% 53.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 168 180 337
Cambridge median daily rate £375 £375 £375
10th Percentile £289 £275 £263
90th Percentile £488 £488 £480
Cambridgeshire median daily rate £374 £358 £375
% change year-on-year +4.62% -4.67% +3.45%
Number of hourly rates quoted 65 37 26
Cambridge median hourly rate £42.00 £40.00 £43.13
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +5.00% -7.25% -9.21%
10th Percentile £33.00 £32.50 £35.13
90th Percentile £52.50 £68.50 £55.00
Cambridgeshire median hourly rate £42.00 £40.00 £40.75
% change year-on-year +5.00% -1.84% -4.12%

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 November 2017.

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 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 Cambridge region with a requirement for PHP.

1 8 (72.73%) MySQL
2 6 (54.55%) Java
3 5 (45.45%) XML
3 5 (45.45%) HTML
4 4 (36.36%) Web Development
4 4 (36.36%) JavaScript
4 4 (36.36%) Python
5 3 (27.27%) LIMS
5 3 (27.27%) Data Modelling
5 3 (27.27%) C++
5 3 (27.27%) CSS
5 3 (27.27%) jQuery
5 3 (27.27%) Git (software)
5 3 (27.27%) REST
5 3 (27.27%) Data Structures
6 2 (18.18%) Front End Development
6 2 (18.18%) Drupal
6 2 (18.18%) Bash Shell
6 2 (18.18%) HTML5
6 2 (18.18%) Agile Software Development
6 2 (18.18%) Subversion
6 2 (18.18%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 2 (18.18%) JSON
6 2 (18.18%) Linux
6 2 (18.18%) Perl
6 2 (18.18%) SQL
7 1 (9.09%) .NET
7 1 (9.09%) C#
7 1 (9.09%) Oracle
7 1 (9.09%) SQL Server

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 2 (18.18%) Drupal
2 1 (9.09%) Apache
2 1 (9.09%) CMS
2 1 (9.09%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 1 (9.09%) Tomcat
Applications
1 1 (9.09%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (9.09%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 1 (9.09%) Raiser's Edge
Cloud Services
1 1 (9.09%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (9.09%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (72.73%) MySQL
2 2 (18.18%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (9.09%) RDBMS
3 1 (9.09%) Relational Database
3 1 (9.09%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 3 (27.27%) Git (software)
2 2 (18.18%) Subversion
3 1 (9.09%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 1 (9.09%) Cucumber
3 1 (9.09%) Dreamweaver
3 1 (9.09%) Jenkins
3 1 (9.09%) JIRA
3 1 (9.09%) Octopus Deploy
3 1 (9.09%) PhpStorm
3 1 (9.09%) Selenium
General
1 1 (9.09%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 10 (90.91%) Developer
2 4 (36.36%) Python Developer
3 3 (27.27%) Automation Developer
3 3 (27.27%) PHP Developer
4 1 (9.09%) Development Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) Drupal Developer
4 1 (9.09%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
4 1 (9.09%) Junior
4 1 (9.09%) Junior Developer
4 1 (9.09%) Junior Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
4 1 (9.09%) PHP Drupal Developer
4 1 (9.09%) PHP Laravel Developer
4 1 (9.09%) Software Development Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) Software Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) SQL Developer
4 1 (9.09%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (45.45%) HTML
1 5 (45.45%) XML
2 3 (27.27%) CSS
2 3 (27.27%) jQuery
2 3 (27.27%) REST
3 2 (18.18%) HTML5
3 2 (18.18%) JSON
4 1 (9.09%) .NET
4 1 (9.09%) Ajax
4 1 (9.09%) CSS3
4 1 (9.09%) Java EE
4 1 (9.09%) JSP
4 1 (9.09%) LAMP
4 1 (9.09%) Laravel
4 1 (9.09%) Node.js
4 1 (9.09%) RESTful
4 1 (9.09%) Spring
4 1 (9.09%) Symfony
4 1 (9.09%) Web Services
4 1 (9.09%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 3 (27.27%) Data Structures
1 3 (27.27%) LIMS
2 1 (9.09%) Computer Science
2 1 (9.09%) Linux Command Line
Operating Systems
1 2 (18.18%) Linux
2 1 (9.09%) Unix
2 1 (9.09%) Windows
2 1 (9.09%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (36.36%) Web Development
2 3 (27.27%) Data Modelling
3 2 (18.18%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (18.18%) Front End Development
4 1 (9.09%) BDD
4 1 (9.09%) Continuous Integration
4 1 (9.09%) CRM
4 1 (9.09%) Data Migration
4 1 (9.09%) ETL
4 1 (9.09%) Microservices
4 1 (9.09%) Migration
4 1 (9.09%) OO PHP
4 1 (9.09%) Robotic Automation
4 1 (9.09%) Scrum
4 1 (9.09%) Service Design
4 1 (9.09%) SOA
4 1 (9.09%) Software Delivery
4 1 (9.09%) Software Engineering
4 1 (9.09%) TDD
4 1 (9.09%) Visualisation
Programming Languages
1 6 (54.55%) Java
2 4 (36.36%) JavaScript
2 4 (36.36%) Python
3 3 (27.27%) C++
4 2 (18.18%) Bash Shell
4 2 (18.18%) Perl
4 2 (18.18%) SQL
5 1 (9.09%) C#
Qualifications
1 1 (9.09%) Computer Science Degree
1 1 (9.09%) Degree
1 1 (9.09%) Master's Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (9.09%) HL7
System Software
1 1 (9.09%) Docker
Vendors
1 1 (9.09%) Microsoft
1 1 (9.09%) Oracle