Period
to 23 July 2017

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 23 July 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
6 months to
23 Jul 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 70 58 51
Rank change year-on-year -12 -7 -17
Contract jobs citing PHP 16 34 59
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cambridgeshire 1.34% 2.72% 3.85%
As % of the Programming Languages category 3.20% 5.84% 8.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 26 62
Cambridgeshire median daily rate £350 £334 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.87% +11.25% -9.09%
10th Percentile £291 £199 £200
90th Percentile £402 £450 £375
East of England median daily rate £425 £330 £300
% change year-on-year +28.79% +10.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 8 1
Cambridgeshire median hourly rate £47.50 £14.00 £9.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +239.29% +47.37% -75.64%
10th Percentile £20.75 £9.00 £9.25
90th Percentile £51.25 £19.50 £9.75
East of England median hourly rate £31.00 £15.00 £9.50
% change year-on-year +106.67% +57.89% -74.32%

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 500 582 685
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Cambridgeshire 42.02% 46.49% 44.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 240 328 426
Cambridgeshire median daily rate £350 £379 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -7.59% +8.21% -
10th Percentile £230 £263 £225
90th Percentile £476 £508 £475
East of England median daily rate £400 £375 £365
% change year-on-year +6.67% +2.74% +4.29%
Number of hourly rates quoted 59 45 34
Cambridgeshire median hourly rate £41.00 £37.50 £37.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +9.33% - -3.85%
10th Percentile £32.70 £22.10 £11.25
90th Percentile £47.60 £48.25 £43.75
East of England median hourly rate £40.00 £37.50 £37.50
% change year-on-year +6.67% - -

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 23 July 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
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in Cambridgeshire

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing PHP in Cambridgeshire over the 6 months to 23 July 2017.

Contractor hourly rate histogram 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 23 July 2017. 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 -6 10 £340 +3.82% 16
Peterborough +3 2 - - 4
PHP
East of England

For the 6 months to 23 July 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 10 (62.50%) HTML
2 9 (56.25%) JavaScript
3 8 (50.00%) CSS
4 7 (43.75%) MySQL
5 6 (37.50%) Agile Software Development
5 6 (37.50%) Git (software)
5 6 (37.50%) HTML5
6 5 (31.25%) jQuery
6 5 (31.25%) Web Development
7 4 (25.00%) Subversion
7 4 (25.00%) Linux
7 4 (25.00%) Java
7 4 (25.00%) MVC
7 4 (25.00%) Continuous Integration
7 4 (25.00%) Selenium
7 4 (25.00%) CSS3
8 3 (18.75%) Laravel
8 3 (18.75%) Node.js
8 3 (18.75%) AngularJS
8 3 (18.75%) DevOps
8 3 (18.75%) Front End Development
8 3 (18.75%) Symfony
8 3 (18.75%) Zend
8 3 (18.75%) Cucumber
8 3 (18.75%) BDD
8 3 (18.75%) SQL Server
8 3 (18.75%) Python
8 3 (18.75%) Perl
8 3 (18.75%) TDD
8 3 (18.75%) Scrum

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 2 (12.50%) Apache
2 1 (6.25%) Drupal
2 1 (6.25%) SilverStripe
2 1 (6.25%) Tomcat
Business Applications
1 1 (6.25%) Magento
1 1 (6.25%) Payment Gateway
Cloud Services
1 2 (12.50%) Microsoft Azure
1 2 (12.50%) SaaS
2 1 (6.25%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (12.50%) Wireless
2 1 (6.25%) HTTP
2 1 (6.25%) SSL
2 1 (6.25%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (43.75%) MySQL
2 3 (18.75%) SQL Server
3 2 (12.50%) PostgreSQL
3 2 (12.50%) Relational Database
4 1 (6.25%) MariaDB
4 1 (6.25%) MongoDB
4 1 (6.25%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 6 (37.50%) Git (software)
2 4 (25.00%) Selenium
2 4 (25.00%) Subversion
3 3 (18.75%) Cucumber
4 2 (12.50%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 2 (12.50%) Jenkins
4 2 (12.50%) Octopus Deploy
5 1 (6.25%) Grunt
5 1 (6.25%) gulp
5 1 (6.25%) Karma Test Runner
5 1 (6.25%) Mercurial
5 1 (6.25%) Mocha
5 1 (6.25%) WebDriver
General
1 1 (6.25%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 12 (75.00%) Developer
2 6 (37.50%) PHP Developer
3 3 (18.75%) Senior Developer
3 3 (18.75%) Senior PHP Developer
3 3 (18.75%) Web Developer
4 2 (12.50%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
4 2 (12.50%) Java Developer
4 2 (12.50%) Java Web Developer
4 2 (12.50%) PHP Web Developer
4 2 (12.50%) Senior Java Developer
4 2 (12.50%) Senior Java Web Developer
4 2 (12.50%) Senior PHP Web Developer
4 2 (12.50%) Senior Web Developer
4 2 (12.50%) Software Engineer
5 1 (6.25%) Developer/Software Engineer
5 1 (6.25%) Development Engineer
5 1 (6.25%) Junior Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
5 1 (6.25%) QA Automation Engineer
5 1 (6.25%) QA Test Engineer
5 1 (6.25%) Web Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (62.50%) HTML
2 8 (50.00%) CSS
3 6 (37.50%) HTML5
4 5 (31.25%) jQuery
5 4 (25.00%) CSS3
6 3 (18.75%) AngularJS
6 3 (18.75%) Laravel
6 3 (18.75%) Node.js
6 3 (18.75%) Symfony
7 2 (12.50%) .NET
7 2 (12.50%) Ajax
7 2 (12.50%) RESTful
7 2 (12.50%) XML
8 1 (6.25%) CodeIgniter
8 1 (6.25%) Django
8 1 (6.25%) Java EE
8 1 (6.25%) JSON
8 1 (6.25%) JSP
8 1 (6.25%) LAMP
8 1 (6.25%) Smarty
Miscellaneous
1 2 (12.50%) Mobile App
2 1 (6.25%) Computer Science
2 1 (6.25%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 4 (25.00%) Linux
2 1 (6.25%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (37.50%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (31.25%) Web Development
3 4 (25.00%) Continuous Integration
3 4 (25.00%) MVC
4 3 (18.75%) BDD
4 3 (18.75%) DevOps
4 3 (18.75%) Front End Development
4 3 (18.75%) Scrum
4 3 (18.75%) TDD
5 2 (12.50%) Configuration Management
5 2 (12.50%) Defect Tracking
5 2 (12.50%) Functional Testing
5 2 (12.50%) Service Design
5 2 (12.50%) Software Engineering
5 2 (12.50%) Test Scripting
6 1 (6.25%) Creative Problem-Solving
6 1 (6.25%) Release Management
6 1 (6.25%) Responsive Web Design
6 1 (6.25%) Test Automation
6 1 (6.25%) Visualisation
Programming Languages
1 9 (56.25%) JavaScript
2 4 (25.00%) Java
3 3 (18.75%) Perl
3 3 (18.75%) Python
4 2 (12.50%) SQL
5 1 (6.25%) Bash Shell
5 1 (6.25%) C#
5 1 (6.25%) C++
Qualifications
1 1 (6.25%) Computer Science Degree
1 1 (6.25%) Degree
1 1 (6.25%) Master's Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (6.25%) QA
Vendors
1 3 (18.75%) Zend
2 2 (12.50%) Microsoft
2 2 (12.50%) Oracle