The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Cambridgeshire with a requirement for PHP skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited PHP over the 3 months to 29 April 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
East of England / Cambridgeshire
3 months to
29 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 45 40 51
Rank change year-on-year -5 +11  
Contract jobs citing PHP 11 18 16
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cambridgeshire 2.04% 2.92% 2.19%
As % of the Programming Languages category 4.66% 6.69% 5.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 14 9
Median daily rate £340 £320 £250
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% +28.00%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £256 £225 £195
10% offered a daily rate of more than £346 £435 £331
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £325 £300
% change year-on-year +7.69% +8.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 2 0
Median hourly rate £47.50 £19.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +150.00% -  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £29.00 £17.00 £30.20
% change year-on-year +70.58% -43.70%  

PHP is in the programming language skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Cambridgeshire with a requirement for programming language skills.

Contract Programming Language Skills
Cambridgeshire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for programming language skills 236 269 292
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Cambridgeshire 43.87% 43.67% 40.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 117 148 164
Median daily rate £370 £375 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -1.33% +15.38%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £320 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £433
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +4.00% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 38 25 22
Median hourly rate £39.50 £37.50 £39.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +5.33% -3.84%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £33.50 £9.00 £9.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £48.75 £41.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £38.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year +11.84% +5.55%  

PHP
Job Vacancy Trend in Cambridgeshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Cambridgeshire citing PHP as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Programming Languages category.

Job vacancy trend for PHP in Cambridgeshire

PHP
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Cambridgeshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for PHP in Cambridgeshire

PHP
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Cambridgeshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing PHP in Cambridgeshire over the 3 months to 29 April 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for PHP in Cambridgeshire

PHP
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Cambridgeshire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for PHP in Cambridgeshire

PHP
Contract Job Locations in Cambridgeshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing PHP within the Cambridgeshire region over the 3 months to 29 April 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Cambridge -3 6 £340 +6.25% 10
Peterborough -2 1 - - 3
PHP
East of England

For the 6 months to 29 April 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 Cambridgeshire region with a requirement for PHP.

1 24 (70.59%) JavaScript
2 22 (64.71%) HTML
3 19 (55.88%) HTML5
4 18 (52.94%) Agile Software Development
5 16 (47.06%) TDD
5 16 (47.06%) jQuery
6 14 (41.18%) CSS
7 13 (38.24%) .NET
7 13 (38.24%) Web Development
7 13 (38.24%) Git (software)
8 12 (35.29%) Java
9 11 (32.35%) E-Commerce
9 11 (32.35%) WordPress
9 11 (32.35%) CSS3
9 11 (32.35%) Node.js
10 10 (29.41%) Continuous Integration
10 10 (29.41%) Selenium
11 9 (26.47%) Microsoft Azure
11 9 (26.47%) Cucumber
11 9 (26.47%) BDD
11 9 (26.47%) AngularJS
11 9 (26.47%) Scrum
11 9 (26.47%) Subversion
11 9 (26.47%) Python
11 9 (26.47%) SQL Server
12 8 (23.53%) Oracle
12 8 (23.53%) Microsoft
12 8 (23.53%) Jenkins
12 8 (23.53%) Relational Database
12 8 (23.53%) Octopus Deploy

PHP
Co-occurring IT Skills in Cambridgeshire 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 11 (32.35%) WordPress
2 1 (2.94%) Apache
2 1 (2.94%) CMS
2 1 (2.94%) Drupal
2 1 (2.94%) IIS
2 1 (2.94%) nginx
2 1 (2.94%) SilverStripe
Business Applications
1 1 (2.94%) Magento
1 1 (2.94%) Payment Gateway
Cloud Services
1 9 (26.47%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (8.82%) SaaS
3 1 (2.94%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (2.94%) Azure Active Directory
3 1 (2.94%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 2 (5.88%) Wireless
2 1 (2.94%) HTTP
2 1 (2.94%) SSL
2 1 (2.94%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (26.47%) SQL Server
2 8 (23.53%) Relational Database
3 5 (14.71%) MySQL
4 4 (11.76%) NoSQL
5 2 (5.88%) PostgreSQL
6 1 (2.94%) MariaDB
6 1 (2.94%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 13 (38.24%) Git (software)
2 10 (29.41%) Selenium
3 9 (26.47%) Cucumber
3 9 (26.47%) Subversion
4 8 (23.53%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 8 (23.53%) Jenkins
4 8 (23.53%) Octopus Deploy
5 4 (11.76%) gulp
6 2 (5.88%) Grunt
7 1 (2.94%) Bitbucket
7 1 (2.94%) Karma Test Runner
7 1 (2.94%) Mercurial
7 1 (2.94%) Mocha
7 1 (2.94%) WebDriver
General
1 1 (2.94%) Games
1 1 (2.94%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 30 (88.24%) Developer
2 11 (32.35%) PHP Developer
3 9 (26.47%) JavaScript Developer
3 9 (26.47%) Web Developer
4 6 (17.65%) HTML CSS Developer
4 6 (17.65%) HTML Developer
4 6 (17.65%) Senior Developer
4 6 (17.65%) Senior PHP Developer
5 5 (14.71%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
5 5 (14.71%) Full Stack Developer
5 5 (14.71%) PHP Web Developer
5 5 (14.71%) Senior PHP Web Developer
5 5 (14.71%) Senior Web Developer
6 4 (11.76%) Java Developer
7 3 (8.82%) Senior JavaScript Developer
7 3 (8.82%) WordPress Developer
8 2 (5.88%) Senior Java Developer
8 2 (5.88%) Senior Java Web Developer
8 2 (5.88%) Software Developer
8 2 (5.88%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (64.71%) HTML
2 19 (55.88%) HTML5
3 16 (47.06%) jQuery
4 14 (41.18%) CSS
5 13 (38.24%) .NET
6 11 (32.35%) CSS3
6 11 (32.35%) Node.js
7 9 (26.47%) AngularJS
8 8 (23.53%) RESTful
9 4 (11.76%) Django
9 4 (11.76%) Twitter Bootstrap
10 3 (8.82%) ASP.NET Web API
10 3 (8.82%) REST
10 3 (8.82%) Ruby on Rails
10 3 (8.82%) Sass
11 2 (5.88%) Laravel
11 2 (5.88%) Symfony
12 1 (2.94%) CodeIgniter
12 1 (2.94%) JSON
12 1 (2.94%) OAuth
Miscellaneous
1 4 (11.76%) User Experience
2 2 (5.88%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 6 (17.65%) Linux
2 4 (11.76%) Windows
3 3 (8.82%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (52.94%) Agile Software Development
2 16 (47.06%) TDD
3 13 (38.24%) Web Development
4 11 (32.35%) E-Commerce
5 10 (29.41%) Continuous Integration
6 9 (26.47%) BDD
6 9 (26.47%) Scrum
7 8 (23.53%) Service Design
8 7 (20.59%) MVC
9 5 (14.71%) Front End Development
10 3 (8.82%) DevOps
11 2 (5.88%) Configuration Management
11 2 (5.88%) Defect Tracking
11 2 (5.88%) Functional Testing
11 2 (5.88%) Software Engineering
11 2 (5.88%) Test Scripting
12 1 (2.94%) Infographics
12 1 (2.94%) Regression Testing
12 1 (2.94%) Secure Coding
12 1 (2.94%) SEO
Programming Languages
1 24 (70.59%) JavaScript
2 12 (35.29%) Java
3 9 (26.47%) Python
4 5 (14.71%) SQL
5 4 (11.76%) C#
6 3 (8.82%) Perl
6 3 (8.82%) Ruby
7 1 (2.94%) C++
7 1 (2.94%) PowerShell
7 1 (2.94%) Tcl
7 1 (2.94%) VBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.94%) QA
System Software
1 1 (2.94%) Active Directory
1 1 (2.94%) Docker
Vendors
1 8 (23.53%) Microsoft
1 8 (23.53%) Oracle
2 7 (20.59%) Adobe
3 3 (8.82%) Zend
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