Period
to 19 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Reading 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 19 November 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
Berkshire > Reading
6 months to
19 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 71 75 89
Rank change year-on-year +4 +14 -13
Contract jobs citing PHP 19 23 24
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Reading 1.52% 1.56% 1.24%
As % of the Programming Languages category 4.74% 5.64% 4.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 17 38
Reading median daily rate £350 £340 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.94% +13.33% -
10th Percentile £309 £278 £250
90th Percentile £475 £430 £404
Berkshire median daily rate £375 £375 £300
% change year-on-year - +25.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 3
Reading median hourly rate - £12.00 £28.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -57.14% -
Berkshire median hourly rate £35.50 £25.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year +42.00% - -

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 Reading with a requirement for coding skills.

All Programming Languages
Reading
Contract vacancies with a requirement for coding skills 401 408 525
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Reading 32.00% 27.76% 27.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 274 209 390
Reading median daily rate £400 £400 £400
10th Percentile £306 £300 £270
90th Percentile £538 £488 £525
Berkshire median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year - +6.67% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 9 16
Reading median hourly rate £18.57 £25.00 £41.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -25.72% -40.12% +119.74%
10th Percentile £10.75 £13.70 £13.31
90th Percentile £45.93 £50.75 £55.55
Berkshire median hourly rate £33.00 £31.00 £37.00
% change year-on-year +6.45% -16.22% +13.85%

PHP
Job Vacancy Trend in Reading

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

Job vacancy trend for PHP in Reading

PHP
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Reading

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

Contractor daily rate trend for PHP in Reading

PHP
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Reading

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing PHP in Reading over the 6 months to 19 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for PHP in Reading

PHP
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Reading

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for PHP in Reading

For the 6 months to 19 November 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 Reading region with a requirement for PHP.

1 13 (68.42%) JavaScript
2 11 (57.89%) HTML
3 10 (52.63%) MySQL
4 9 (47.37%) CSS
5 8 (42.11%) Linux
6 7 (36.84%) Drupal
6 7 (36.84%) jQuery
7 6 (31.58%) LAMP
7 6 (31.58%) Front End Development
8 5 (26.32%) Drush
9 4 (21.05%) Apache
9 4 (21.05%) SQL
9 4 (21.05%) Web Development
9 4 (21.05%) Git (software)
9 4 (21.05%) HTML5
9 4 (21.05%) CSS3
10 3 (15.79%) JSON
10 3 (15.79%) WordPress
10 3 (15.79%) Java
10 3 (15.79%) OO
10 3 (15.79%) Python
10 3 (15.79%) Docker
10 3 (15.79%) AngularJS
11 2 (10.53%) OO PHP
11 2 (10.53%) REST
11 2 (10.53%) Oracle Database
11 2 (10.53%) Vagrant
11 2 (10.53%) SELinux
11 2 (10.53%) Line Management
11 2 (10.53%) Analytical Skills

PHP
Co-occurring IT Skills in Reading 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 (36.84%) Drupal
2 4 (21.05%) Apache
3 3 (15.79%) WordPress
4 2 (10.53%) JBoss
4 2 (10.53%) Tomcat
5 1 (5.26%) CMS
5 1 (5.26%) Elasticsearch
Cloud Services
1 2 (10.53%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (10.53%) AWS CloudFormation
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (52.63%) MySQL
2 2 (10.53%) Amazon RDS
2 2 (10.53%) Oracle Database
3 1 (5.26%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 4 (21.05%) Git (software)
2 2 (10.53%) Vagrant
3 1 (5.26%) Jenkins
General
1 1 (5.26%) Finance
1 1 (5.26%) Italian Language
1 1 (5.26%) Swedish Language
Job Titles
1 13 (68.42%) Developer
2 6 (31.58%) Drupal Developer
2 6 (31.58%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
3 4 (21.05%) PHP Developer
4 3 (15.79%) WordPress Developer
5 2 (10.53%) AWS Engineer
5 2 (10.53%) Linux Engineer
5 2 (10.53%) PHP WordPress Developer
5 2 (10.53%) Senior Developer
6 1 (5.26%) Consultant
6 1 (5.26%) DevOps Engineer
6 1 (5.26%) Front End Web Developer (Client-Side Developer)
6 1 (5.26%) Senior Drupal Developer
6 1 (5.26%) Senior Front-End Developer
6 1 (5.26%) Senior WordPress Developer
6 1 (5.26%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (57.89%) HTML
2 9 (47.37%) CSS
3 7 (36.84%) jQuery
4 6 (31.58%) LAMP
5 5 (26.32%) Drush
6 4 (21.05%) CSS3
6 4 (21.05%) HTML5
7 3 (15.79%) AngularJS
7 3 (15.79%) JSON
8 2 (10.53%) Ajax
8 2 (10.53%) REST
8 2 (10.53%) Twitter Bootstrap
8 2 (10.53%) Web Services
8 2 (10.53%) XML
9 1 (5.26%) Backbone.js
9 1 (5.26%) DOM
9 1 (5.26%) JSP
9 1 (5.26%) Mustache
9 1 (5.26%) Sass
9 1 (5.26%) Yii
Miscellaneous
1 2 (10.53%) Analytical Skills
1 2 (10.53%) Life Science
1 2 (10.53%) PKI
2 1 (5.26%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 8 (42.11%) Linux
2 2 (10.53%) Unix
3 1 (5.26%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (31.58%) Front End Development
2 4 (21.05%) Web Development
3 3 (15.79%) OO
4 2 (10.53%) CRM
4 2 (10.53%) Line Management
4 2 (10.53%) MVC
4 2 (10.53%) OO PHP
4 2 (10.53%) Scrum
4 2 (10.53%) Test Automation
5 1 (5.26%) DevOps
5 1 (5.26%) Document Management
5 1 (5.26%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 13 (68.42%) JavaScript
2 4 (21.05%) SQL
3 3 (15.79%) Java
3 3 (15.79%) Python
4 2 (10.53%) Bash Shell
4 2 (10.53%) C#
4 2 (10.53%) Perl
4 2 (10.53%) Ruby
4 2 (10.53%) Shell Script
System Software
1 3 (15.79%) Docker
Systems Management
1 2 (10.53%) SELinux
2 1 (5.26%) Ansible
2 1 (5.26%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (5.26%) Puppet
Vendors
1 2 (10.53%) Oracle
2 1 (5.26%) Splunk
2 1 (5.26%) Zend