Period
to 16 February 2019

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 16 February 2019 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
16 Feb 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 63 55 42
Rank change year-on-year -8 -13 +2
Contract jobs citing PHP 6 9 14
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cambridge 0.88% 1.46% 2.39%
As % of the Programming Languages category 1.85% 3.05% 5.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 8 6
Cambridge median daily rate £400 £358 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +11.89% -7.74% +15.67%
10th Percentile £336 £298 £325
90th Percentile £494 £455 £503
Cambridgeshire median daily rate £425 £390 £350
% change year-on-year +8.97% +11.43% +4.48%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Cambridge median hourly rate - - -
Cambridgeshire median hourly rate - - -

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 324 295 279
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cambridge 47.37% 47.97% 47.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 168 150 135
Cambridge median daily rate £436 £388 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +12.58% +3.33% -
10th Percentile £300 £299 £275
90th Percentile £588 £525 £525
Cambridgeshire median daily rate £425 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +13.33% +7.14% -6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 27 63 28
Cambridge median hourly rate £45.50 £42.00 £42.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +8.33% -1.18% +2.41%
10th Percentile £37.50 £21.30 £35.09
90th Percentile £53.50 £53.50 £47.50
Cambridgeshire median hourly rate £44.25 £42.00 £41.25
% change year-on-year +5.36% +1.82% +5.77%

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 16 February 2019.

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 16 February 2019, 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 5 (83.33%) Drupal
2 4 (66.67%) CRM
2 4 (66.67%) Degree
3 3 (50.00%) JIRA
3 3 (50.00%) Symfony
3 3 (50.00%) Data Analysis
3 3 (50.00%) Open Source
3 3 (50.00%) C#
3 3 (50.00%) SQL
3 3 (50.00%) Migration
3 3 (50.00%) Git (software)
3 3 (50.00%) CiviCRM
3 3 (50.00%) Web Development
4 1 (16.67%) IT Strategy
4 1 (16.67%) Master's Degree
4 1 (16.67%) Product Management
4 1 (16.67%) Email Marketing
4 1 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (16.67%) Content Management
4 1 (16.67%) Identity Management
4 1 (16.67%) Management Information System
4 1 (16.67%) MySQL
4 1 (16.67%) Python
4 1 (16.67%) Java
4 1 (16.67%) SNMP
4 1 (16.67%) Project Management
4 1 (16.67%) Puppet
4 1 (16.67%) Hudson
4 1 (16.67%) Ansible
4 1 (16.67%) Docker

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 5 (83.33%) Drupal
Business Applications
1 3 (50.00%) CiviCRM
Communications & Networking
1 1 (16.67%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (16.67%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 3 (50.00%) Git (software)
1 3 (50.00%) JIRA
2 1 (16.67%) Hudson
General
1 1 (16.67%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 5 (83.33%) Developer
2 3 (50.00%) Web Developer
3 1 (16.67%) Architect
3 1 (16.67%) Drupal Developer
3 1 (16.67%) Java Architect
3 1 (16.67%) Java Solutions Architect
3 1 (16.67%) PHP Developer
3 1 (16.67%) Solutions Architect
3 1 (16.67%) Web Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (50.00%) Symfony
2 1 (16.67%) Ruby on Rails
Miscellaneous
1 1 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (16.67%) Management Information System
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (66.67%) CRM
2 3 (50.00%) Data Analysis
2 3 (50.00%) Migration
2 3 (50.00%) Open Source
2 3 (50.00%) Web Development
3 1 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (16.67%) Content Management
3 1 (16.67%) Email Marketing
3 1 (16.67%) Identity Management
3 1 (16.67%) Issue Tracking
3 1 (16.67%) IT Strategy
3 1 (16.67%) Product Management
3 1 (16.67%) Project Management
3 1 (16.67%) SDLC
3 1 (16.67%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 3 (50.00%) C#
1 3 (50.00%) SQL
2 1 (16.67%) Java
2 1 (16.67%) Python
2 1 (16.67%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 4 (66.67%) Degree
2 1 (16.67%) Master's Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (16.67%) GDPR
System Software
1 1 (16.67%) Docker
Systems Management
1 1 (16.67%) Ansible
1 1 (16.67%) Puppet