Period
to 15 August 2018

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 6 months to 15 August 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
East of England > Cambridgeshire
6 months to
15 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 60 69 50
Rank change year-on-year +9 -19 +5
Contract jobs citing PHP 22 16 36
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cambridgeshire 1.98% 1.33% 2.95%
As % of the Programming Languages category 5.33% 3.21% 6.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 10 27
Cambridgeshire median daily rate £418 £345 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +21.01% +6.15% +8.33%
10th Percentile £225 £268 £184
90th Percentile £438 £378 £450
East of England median daily rate £375 £425 £331
% change year-on-year -11.76% +28.30% +10.42%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 9
Cambridgeshire median hourly rate - £47.50 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +216.67% +57.89%
East of England median hourly rate - £39.25 £15.00
% change year-on-year - +161.67% +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 Cambridgeshire with a requirement for coding skills.

All Programming Languages
Cambridgeshire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for coding skills 413 499 587
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cambridgeshire 37.21% 41.51% 48.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 220 242 332
Cambridgeshire median daily rate £408 £350 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +16.43% -6.67% +7.14%
10th Percentile £284 £231 £276
90th Percentile £538 £475 £506
East of England median daily rate £425 £400 £375
% change year-on-year +6.25% +6.67% +1.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 27 62 49
Cambridgeshire median hourly rate £42.50 £40.00 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +6.25% - +2.56%
10th Percentile £23.90 £32.75 £25.70
90th Percentile £48.50 £47.50 £47.75
East of England median hourly rate £42.50 £37.50 £39.50
% change year-on-year +13.33% -5.06% +5.33%

PHP
Job Vacancy Trend in Cambridgeshire

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

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 6 months to 15 August 2018.

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 6 months to 15 August 2018. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Cambridge +8 18 £416 +22.43% 12
Peterborough - 2 £200 - 5
PHP
East of England

For the 6 months to 15 August 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 Cambridgeshire region with a requirement for PHP.

1 13 (59.09%) Linux
2 12 (54.55%) HTML
3 11 (50.00%) MySQL
3 11 (50.00%) Git (software)
4 10 (45.45%) CSS
5 9 (40.91%) Java
5 9 (40.91%) Python
5 9 (40.91%) Amazon AWS
5 9 (40.91%) Open Source
6 8 (36.36%) Docker
6 8 (36.36%) Perl
7 7 (31.82%) Apache
7 7 (31.82%) Data Centre
7 7 (31.82%) API Integration
7 7 (31.82%) Rancher
7 7 (31.82%) Microsoft Azure
8 6 (27.27%) Typography
8 6 (27.27%) CSS3
8 6 (27.27%) WordPress
8 6 (27.27%) HTML5
8 6 (27.27%) Agile Software Development
8 6 (27.27%) LAMP
8 6 (27.27%) Symfony
8 6 (27.27%) Drupal
9 5 (22.73%) Web Development
9 5 (22.73%) Subversion
9 5 (22.73%) JavaScript
9 5 (22.73%) Oracle
9 5 (22.73%) Windows
9 5 (22.73%) Windows Server

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 7 (31.82%) Apache
2 6 (27.27%) Drupal
2 6 (27.27%) WordPress
3 4 (18.18%) CMS
4 1 (4.55%) Tomcat
Cloud Services
1 9 (40.91%) Amazon AWS
2 7 (31.82%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (9.09%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 2 (9.09%) Firewall
2 1 (4.55%) OpenVPN
2 1 (4.55%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (50.00%) MySQL
2 1 (4.55%) Apache Cassandra
2 1 (4.55%) Big Data
2 1 (4.55%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 11 (50.00%) Git (software)
2 5 (22.73%) Subversion
3 4 (18.18%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 4 (18.18%) JIRA
4 1 (4.55%) Cucumber
General
1 1 (4.55%) Law
Job Titles
1 11 (50.00%) Developer
2 9 (40.91%) PHP Developer
3 6 (27.27%) Administrator
3 6 (27.27%) Systems Administrator
4 5 (22.73%) Drupal Developer
5 4 (18.18%) WordPress Developer
6 3 (13.64%) Consultant
6 3 (13.64%) PHP Drupal Developer
6 3 (13.64%) Web Administrator
6 3 (13.64%) Web Developer
7 2 (9.09%) Applications Consultant
7 2 (9.09%) Applications Specialist
7 2 (9.09%) Backend Developer
7 2 (9.09%) LAMP Developer
7 2 (9.09%) PHP Web Developer
7 2 (9.09%) PHP WordPress Developer
7 2 (9.09%) Web Consultant
8 1 (4.55%) CISSP Consultant
8 1 (4.55%) Cloud Consultant
8 1 (4.55%) Service Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (54.55%) HTML
2 10 (45.45%) CSS
3 6 (27.27%) CSS3
3 6 (27.27%) HTML5
3 6 (27.27%) LAMP
3 6 (27.27%) Symfony
4 4 (18.18%) Ajax
4 4 (18.18%) XHTML
4 4 (18.18%) XML
5 2 (9.09%) .NET
5 2 (9.09%) SAML
6 1 (4.55%) Apache Flex
6 1 (4.55%) Laravel
6 1 (4.55%) LDAP
6 1 (4.55%) Node.js
6 1 (4.55%) OAuth
6 1 (4.55%) RESTful
6 1 (4.55%) SOAP
6 1 (4.55%) Spring
6 1 (4.55%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 7 (31.82%) Data Centre
2 2 (9.09%) Computer Science
3 1 (4.55%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
3 1 (4.55%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 13 (59.09%) Linux
2 5 (22.73%) Windows
2 5 (22.73%) Windows Server
3 1 (4.55%) Android
3 1 (4.55%) Apple iOS
3 1 (4.55%) CentOS
3 1 (4.55%) Fedora
3 1 (4.55%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (4.55%) Ubuntu
3 1 (4.55%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (40.91%) Open Source
2 7 (31.82%) API Integration
3 6 (27.27%) Agile Software Development
3 6 (27.27%) Typography
4 5 (22.73%) Server Management
4 5 (22.73%) Web Development
5 4 (18.18%) Content Management
5 4 (18.18%) Migration
5 4 (18.18%) Problem-Solving
6 2 (9.09%) Identity Management
6 2 (9.09%) Software Engineering
7 1 (4.55%) Application Packaging
7 1 (4.55%) Cryptography
7 1 (4.55%) Deployment Automation
7 1 (4.55%) E-Commerce
7 1 (4.55%) MVC
7 1 (4.55%) OOP
7 1 (4.55%) Service Management
7 1 (4.55%) SOLID
7 1 (4.55%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 9 (40.91%) Java
1 9 (40.91%) Python
2 8 (36.36%) Perl
3 5 (22.73%) JavaScript
4 1 (4.55%) AWK
4 1 (4.55%) Bash Shell
4 1 (4.55%) C
4 1 (4.55%) Ruby
4 1 (4.55%) Scala
4 1 (4.55%) sed
4 1 (4.55%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (9.09%) Computer Science Degree
1 2 (9.09%) Degree
2 1 (4.55%) AWS Certification
2 1 (4.55%) CISM
2 1 (4.55%) CISSP
System Software
1 8 (36.36%) Docker
Systems Management
1 7 (31.82%) Rancher
2 1 (4.55%) Ansible
2 1 (4.55%) Puppet
Vendors
1 5 (22.73%) Oracle
2 4 (18.18%) Atlassian
3 1 (4.55%) Microsoft
3 1 (4.55%) WorldPay