Period
to 20 March 2019

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 20 March 2019 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
20 Mar 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 79 66 89
Rank change year-on-year -13 +23 -11
Contract jobs citing PHP 18 20 8
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Reading 1.22% 1.61% 0.57%
As % of the Programming Languages category 3.40% 5.03% 1.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 18 6
Reading median daily rate £438 £338 £258
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +29.63% +31.07% -17.60%
10th Percentile £269 £287 £175
90th Percentile £475 £488 £628
Berkshire median daily rate £413 £373 £400
% change year-on-year +10.74% -6.93% +25.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Reading median hourly rate - - -
Berkshire median hourly rate £37.50 £35.50 -
% change year-on-year +5.63% - -

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 529 398 417
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Reading 35.86% 32.07% 29.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 373 267 240
Reading median daily rate £453 £390 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +16.03% -5.45% +3.13%
10th Percentile £363 £300 £300
90th Percentile £600 £550 £541
Berkshire median daily rate £450 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +12.50% - +3.23%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 8 10
Reading median hourly rate £45.00 £33.75 £17.31
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +33.33% +94.95% -61.53%
10th Percentile £36.25 £17.76 £12.80
90th Percentile £48.75 £49.13 £48.95
Berkshire median hourly rate £42.50 £30.25 £24.75
% change year-on-year +40.50% +22.22% -35.71%

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 20 March 2019.

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 20 March 2019, 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 Reading region with a requirement for PHP.

1 13 (72.22%) CSS
2 12 (66.67%) Python
3 11 (61.11%) HTML
4 9 (50.00%) AngularJS
5 7 (38.89%) TypeScript
5 7 (38.89%) Front End Development
6 5 (27.78%) Java
7 4 (22.22%) Linux
8 3 (16.67%) JavaScript
8 3 (16.67%) MySQL
8 3 (16.67%) Git (software)
8 3 (16.67%) Drupal
8 3 (16.67%) jQuery
9 2 (11.11%) PhpStorm
9 2 (11.11%) Docker
9 2 (11.11%) MariaDB
9 2 (11.11%) Oracle Database
9 2 (11.11%) Jenkins
9 2 (11.11%) Twitter Bootstrap
9 2 (11.11%) Threat Modelling
9 2 (11.11%) Greenfield Project
9 2 (11.11%) Performance Testing
9 2 (11.11%) Security Testing
9 2 (11.11%) Software Engineering
9 2 (11.11%) JIRA
9 2 (11.11%) RESTful
9 2 (11.11%) CRM
9 2 (11.11%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 2 (11.11%) CSS3
9 2 (11.11%) Oracle

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 3 (16.67%) Drupal
2 1 (5.56%) SharePoint
2 1 (5.56%) SharePoint 2013
2 1 (5.56%) WordPress
Applications
1 1 (5.56%) Adobe Illustrator
1 1 (5.56%) Photoshop
Cloud Services
1 1 (5.56%) IaaS
1 1 (5.56%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (16.67%) MySQL
2 2 (11.11%) MariaDB
2 2 (11.11%) Oracle Database
3 1 (5.56%) Cosmos DB
3 1 (5.56%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 3 (16.67%) Git (software)
2 2 (11.11%) Eclipse
2 2 (11.11%) Jenkins
2 2 (11.11%) JIRA
2 2 (11.11%) PhpStorm
3 1 (5.56%) Grunt
3 1 (5.56%) Subversion
General
1 2 (11.11%) Telecoms
2 1 (5.56%) Advertising
2 1 (5.56%) Multimedia
2 1 (5.56%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 12 (66.67%) Developer
2 7 (38.89%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
3 4 (22.22%) PHP Developer
4 3 (16.67%) Full Stack Developer
5 2 (11.11%) Drupal Developer
5 2 (11.11%) HTML CSS Developer
5 2 (11.11%) HTML Developer
5 2 (11.11%) PHP Drupal Developer
6 1 (5.56%) Digital Project Manager
6 1 (5.56%) JavaScript Developer
6 1 (5.56%) Linux Administrator
6 1 (5.56%) Linux Systems Administrator
6 1 (5.56%) Network Administrator
6 1 (5.56%) OSS Engineer
6 1 (5.56%) OSS Systems Engineer
6 1 (5.56%) Project Manager
6 1 (5.56%) Software Engineer
6 1 (5.56%) Systems Administrator
6 1 (5.56%) Systems Engineer
6 1 (5.56%) Technical Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (72.22%) CSS
2 11 (61.11%) HTML
3 9 (50.00%) AngularJS
4 3 (16.67%) jQuery
5 2 (11.11%) CSS3
5 2 (11.11%) RESTful
5 2 (11.11%) Twitter Bootstrap
6 1 (5.56%) .NET
6 1 (5.56%) D3.js
6 1 (5.56%) Express
6 1 (5.56%) Flash
6 1 (5.56%) HTML5
6 1 (5.56%) KnockoutJS
6 1 (5.56%) Node.js
6 1 (5.56%) React
6 1 (5.56%) Symfony
6 1 (5.56%) Vue.js
6 1 (5.56%) Web Services
6 1 (5.56%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (11.11%) Greenfield Project
2 1 (5.56%) e-Learning
2 1 (5.56%) Hybrid Cloud
2 1 (5.56%) Public Cloud
2 1 (5.56%) SCORM
Operating Systems
1 4 (22.22%) Linux
2 2 (11.11%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (38.89%) Front End Development
2 2 (11.11%) CRM
2 2 (11.11%) Performance Testing
2 2 (11.11%) Security Testing
2 2 (11.11%) Software Engineering
2 2 (11.11%) Threat Modelling
3 1 (5.56%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (5.56%) Computer Science
3 1 (5.56%) Continuous Delivery
3 1 (5.56%) Mentoring
3 1 (5.56%) Release Management
3 1 (5.56%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 12 (66.67%) Python
2 7 (38.89%) TypeScript
3 5 (27.78%) Java
4 3 (16.67%) JavaScript
5 2 (11.11%) Shell Script
5 2 (11.11%) SQL
6 1 (5.56%) ActionScript
6 1 (5.56%) ActionScript 3.0
6 1 (5.56%) ES6
6 1 (5.56%) Perl
6 1 (5.56%) PowerShell
6 1 (5.56%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 1 (5.56%) Degree
System Software
1 2 (11.11%) Docker
2 1 (5.56%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 2 (11.11%) Oracle
1 2 (11.11%) Red Hat
1 2 (11.11%) TIBCO
2 1 (5.56%) Adobe
2 1 (5.56%) Google
2 1 (5.56%) Microsoft