Period
to 18 December 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 18 December 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
18 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 50 86 49
Rank change year-on-year +36 -37 +2
Contract jobs citing PHP 30 17 32
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cambridgeshire 2.65% 1.22% 2.82%
As % of the Programming Languages category 6.07% 2.77% 5.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 29 11 17
Cambridgeshire median daily rate £425 £390 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +8.97% +20.00% +8.33%
10th Percentile £355 £275 £198
90th Percentile £475 £485 £438
East of England median daily rate £388 £350 £350
% change year-on-year +10.71% - +16.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 1
Cambridgeshire median hourly rate - £15.00 £15.00
East of England median hourly rate - £15.00 £31.45
% change year-on-year - -52.31% -30.11%

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 494 614 571
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cambridgeshire 43.64% 44.01% 50.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 257 295 265
Cambridgeshire median daily rate £425 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +13.33% +7.14% -6.67%
10th Percentile £300 £279 £250
90th Percentile £538 £488 £488
East of England median daily rate £425 £400 £375
% change year-on-year +6.25% +6.67% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 40 77 54
Cambridgeshire median hourly rate £44.00 £42.00 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +4.76% +5.00% -3.61%
10th Percentile £32.68 £32.95 £32.50
90th Percentile £52.50 £52.50 £47.50
East of England median hourly rate £44.50 £40.50 £41.50
% change year-on-year +9.88% -2.41% +9.21%

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 18 December 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 18 December 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
Peterborough +27 13 £388 -8.82% 2
Cambridge -10 6 £408 +4.49% 20
PHP
East of England

For the 6 months to 18 December 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 23 (76.67%) Symfony
2 11 (36.67%) JavaScript
2 11 (36.67%) Technical Debt
3 10 (33.33%) HTML
3 10 (33.33%) CSS
4 7 (23.33%) MySQL
5 6 (20.00%) Git (software)
5 6 (20.00%) jQuery
6 5 (16.67%) Open Source
6 5 (16.67%) Degree
6 5 (16.67%) Java
7 4 (13.33%) SQL
7 4 (13.33%) JIRA
7 4 (13.33%) Legal
7 4 (13.33%) Migration
7 4 (13.33%) Drupal
8 3 (10.00%) PHPUnit
8 3 (10.00%) HTML5
8 3 (10.00%) LAMP
8 3 (10.00%) C#
8 3 (10.00%) Web Development
8 3 (10.00%) Data Analysis
8 3 (10.00%) CRM
8 3 (10.00%) Agile Software Development
8 3 (10.00%) TDD
8 3 (10.00%) Python
8 3 (10.00%) Amazon AWS
8 3 (10.00%) CiviCRM
8 3 (10.00%) Docker
8 3 (10.00%) CSS3

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 4 (13.33%) Drupal
Business Applications
1 3 (10.00%) CiviCRM
Cloud Services
1 3 (10.00%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (6.67%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (3.33%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.33%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (23.33%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 6 (20.00%) Git (software)
2 4 (13.33%) JIRA
3 3 (10.00%) PHPUnit
4 1 (3.33%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 1 (3.33%) Hudson
4 1 (3.33%) Subversion
General
1 4 (13.33%) Legal
Job Titles
1 26 (86.67%) Developer
2 20 (66.67%) PHP Developer
3 10 (33.33%) Backend Developer
4 3 (10.00%) Symfony Developer
4 3 (10.00%) Web Developer
5 2 (6.67%) Applications Specialist
6 1 (3.33%) CISSP Consultant
6 1 (3.33%) Cloud Consultant
6 1 (3.33%) Consultant
6 1 (3.33%) Drupal Developer
6 1 (3.33%) Java Architect
6 1 (3.33%) Java Solutions Architect
6 1 (3.33%) Migration Specialist
6 1 (3.33%) PHP Drupal Developer
6 1 (3.33%) PHP Web Developer
6 1 (3.33%) Security Consultant
6 1 (3.33%) Senior Developer
6 1 (3.33%) Senior PHP Developer
6 1 (3.33%) Solutions Architect
6 1 (3.33%) Web Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (76.67%) Symfony
2 10 (33.33%) CSS
2 10 (33.33%) HTML
3 6 (20.00%) jQuery
4 3 (10.00%) CSS3
4 3 (10.00%) HTML5
4 3 (10.00%) LAMP
5 2 (6.67%) Laravel
6 1 (3.33%) .NET
6 1 (3.33%) Ajax
6 1 (3.33%) Apache Flex
6 1 (3.33%) React
6 1 (3.33%) REST
6 1 (3.33%) Ruby on Rails
6 1 (3.33%) SOAP
6 1 (3.33%) XHTML
6 1 (3.33%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (6.67%) Data Centre
2 1 (3.33%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (3.33%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 2 (6.67%) Linux
1 2 (6.67%) Windows
1 2 (6.67%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (36.67%) Technical Debt
2 5 (16.67%) Open Source
3 4 (13.33%) Migration
4 3 (10.00%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (10.00%) CRM
4 3 (10.00%) Data Analysis
4 3 (10.00%) TDD
4 3 (10.00%) Web Development
5 2 (6.67%) Server Management
6 1 (3.33%) API Integration
6 1 (3.33%) Cybersecurity
6 1 (3.33%) Identity Management
6 1 (3.33%) Issue Tracking
6 1 (3.33%) IT Strategy
6 1 (3.33%) MVC
6 1 (3.33%) Problem-Solving
6 1 (3.33%) Project Management
6 1 (3.33%) SDLC
6 1 (3.33%) Software Architecture
6 1 (3.33%) SOLID
Programming Languages
1 11 (36.67%) JavaScript
2 5 (16.67%) Java
3 4 (13.33%) SQL
4 3 (10.00%) C#
4 3 (10.00%) Python
5 2 (6.67%) Perl
6 1 (3.33%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 5 (16.67%) Degree
2 1 (3.33%) AWS Certification
2 1 (3.33%) CISM
2 1 (3.33%) CISSP
2 1 (3.33%) Computer Science Degree
2 1 (3.33%) Master's Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.33%) GDPR
System Software
1 3 (10.00%) Docker
Systems Management
1 2 (6.67%) Rancher
2 1 (3.33%) Ansible
2 1 (3.33%) Puppet
Vendors
1 2 (6.67%) Oracle
2 1 (3.33%) Atlassian
2 1 (3.33%) Microsoft