Period
to 11 December 2018

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 11 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
Berkshire > Reading
6 months to
11 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 73 66 78
Rank change year-on-year -7 +12 -2
Contract jobs citing PHP 25 22 20
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Reading 1.58% 1.73% 1.37%
As % of the Programming Languages category 4.57% 5.37% 4.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 18 14
Reading median daily rate £425 £350 £326
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +21.43% +7.28% +12.50%
10th Percentile £279 £261 £270
90th Percentile £550 £475 £425
Berkshire median daily rate £400 £365 £400
% change year-on-year +9.59% -8.75% +37.93%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Reading median hourly rate - - £12.00
Berkshire median hourly rate - £35.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year - +42.00% -4.76%

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 547 410 411
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Reading 34.66% 32.21% 28.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 372 292 212
Reading median daily rate £438 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +9.38% - -1.23%
10th Percentile £325 £305 £300
90th Percentile £575 £550 £494
Berkshire median daily rate £425 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +6.25% - +3.29%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 15 9
Reading median hourly rate £40.00 £18.11 £22.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +120.93% -17.70% -49.43%
10th Percentile £33.63 £10.75 £10.50
90th Percentile £47.88 £45.40 £40.50
Berkshire median hourly rate £44.50 £33.00 £32.25
% change year-on-year +34.85% +2.33% -7.86%

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 11 December 2018.

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 11 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 Reading region with a requirement for PHP.

1 14 (56.00%) HTML
2 13 (52.00%) CSS
3 12 (48.00%) Python
4 10 (40.00%) JavaScript
4 10 (40.00%) AngularJS
4 10 (40.00%) Front End Development
5 7 (28.00%) Git (software)
5 7 (28.00%) WordPress
5 7 (28.00%) Java
5 7 (28.00%) TypeScript
6 6 (24.00%) jQuery
7 4 (16.00%) Highcharts JS
7 4 (16.00%) Sass
7 4 (16.00%) Drupal
7 4 (16.00%) SVG
7 4 (16.00%) Workflow
8 3 (12.00%) Finance
8 3 (12.00%) Advertising
8 3 (12.00%) Web Services
8 3 (12.00%) DevOps
9 2 (8.00%) Mentoring
9 2 (8.00%) Greenfield Project
9 2 (8.00%) Vue.js
9 2 (8.00%) Deployment Automation
9 2 (8.00%) Shopify
9 2 (8.00%) GitHub
9 2 (8.00%) Jenkins
9 2 (8.00%) React
9 2 (8.00%) Cloud Foundry
9 2 (8.00%) Ansible

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 (28.00%) WordPress
2 4 (16.00%) Drupal
3 2 (8.00%) Cloud Foundry
3 2 (8.00%) CMS
3 2 (8.00%) Joomla!
4 1 (4.00%) SharePoint
4 1 (4.00%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 2 (8.00%) Adobe Illustrator
1 2 (8.00%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 2 (8.00%) Shopify
2 1 (4.00%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 2 (8.00%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (8.00%) GitHub
2 1 (4.00%) IaaS
2 1 (4.00%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (8.00%) MongoDB
2 1 (4.00%) Cosmos DB
2 1 (4.00%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 7 (28.00%) Git (software)
2 2 (8.00%) Jenkins
2 2 (8.00%) Maven
3 1 (4.00%) Grunt
3 1 (4.00%) Subversion
General
1 3 (12.00%) Advertising
1 3 (12.00%) Finance
2 1 (4.00%) Multimedia
2 1 (4.00%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 19 (76.00%) Developer
2 9 (36.00%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
3 5 (20.00%) WordPress Developer
4 4 (16.00%) Full Stack Developer
5 3 (12.00%) Drupal Developer
5 3 (12.00%) PHP Developer
6 2 (8.00%) Consultant
6 2 (8.00%) DevOps Consultant
6 2 (8.00%) DevOps Specialist
6 2 (8.00%) HTML CSS Developer
6 2 (8.00%) HTML Developer
6 2 (8.00%) PHP Drupal Developer
6 2 (8.00%) Technical Leader
7 1 (4.00%) Angular Developer
7 1 (4.00%) Azure Engineer
7 1 (4.00%) Cloud Engineer
7 1 (4.00%) Java Developer
7 1 (4.00%) Project Manager
7 1 (4.00%) React Developer
7 1 (4.00%) Senior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (56.00%) HTML
2 13 (52.00%) CSS
3 10 (40.00%) AngularJS
4 6 (24.00%) jQuery
5 4 (16.00%) Highcharts JS
5 4 (16.00%) Sass
5 4 (16.00%) SVG
6 3 (12.00%) Web Services
7 2 (8.00%) React
7 2 (8.00%) Symfony
7 2 (8.00%) Vue.js
8 1 (4.00%) CSS3
8 1 (4.00%) D3.js
8 1 (4.00%) Express
8 1 (4.00%) HTML5
8 1 (4.00%) Java EE
8 1 (4.00%) KnockoutJS
8 1 (4.00%) Node.js
8 1 (4.00%) Spring
8 1 (4.00%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (8.00%) Greenfield Project
2 1 (4.00%) e-Learning
2 1 (4.00%) Hybrid Cloud
2 1 (4.00%) Public Cloud
2 1 (4.00%) SCORM
Operating Systems
1 2 (8.00%) Linux
1 2 (8.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (40.00%) Front End Development
2 4 (16.00%) Workflow
3 3 (12.00%) DevOps
4 2 (8.00%) Computer Science
4 2 (8.00%) Continuous Integration
4 2 (8.00%) Deployment Automation
4 2 (8.00%) E-Commerce
4 2 (8.00%) Mentoring
4 2 (8.00%) Web Development
5 1 (4.00%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (4.00%) Continuous Delivery
5 1 (4.00%) Release Management
5 1 (4.00%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 12 (48.00%) Python
2 10 (40.00%) JavaScript
3 7 (28.00%) Java
3 7 (28.00%) TypeScript
4 2 (8.00%) Bash Shell
4 2 (8.00%) Groovy
5 1 (4.00%) ActionScript
5 1 (4.00%) ActionScript 3.0
5 1 (4.00%) ES6
5 1 (4.00%) Perl
5 1 (4.00%) PowerShell
5 1 (4.00%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 2 (8.00%) Degree
2 1 (4.00%) Computer Science Degree
System Software
1 1 (4.00%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (8.00%) Ansible
Vendors
1 2 (8.00%) Adobe
1 2 (8.00%) Oracle
1 2 (8.00%) Splunk
2 1 (4.00%) Google
2 1 (4.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (4.00%) WooCommerce