Period
to 25 May 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Slough 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 25 May 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 > Slough
6 months to
25 May 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 9 22 35
Rank change year-on-year +13 +13 -2
Contract jobs citing PHP 32 9 8
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Slough 11.31% 3.45% 1.97%
As % of the Programming Languages category 40.00% 12.50% 9.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 29 9 14
Slough median daily rate £400 £450 £280
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -11.11% +60.71% -5.08%
10th Percentile £208 £319 £224
90th Percentile £450 £450 £320
Berkshire median daily rate £370 £403 £331
% change year-on-year -8.07% +21.51% +1.92%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Slough median hourly rate - - -
Berkshire median hourly rate - - £9.00

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 Slough with a requirement for coding skills.

All Programming Languages
Slough
Contract vacancies with a requirement for coding skills 80 72 84
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Slough 28.27% 27.59% 20.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 66 50 59
Slough median daily rate £400 £416 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -3.90% +18.93% -
10th Percentile £288 £315 £193
90th Percentile £494 £500 £450
Berkshire median daily rate £400 £400 £400
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 3 2
Slough median hourly rate £41.00 £41.00 £94.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -56.61% +190.77%
10th Percentile £40.50 £40.50 £28.40
90th Percentile £41.50 £41.50 £170.20
Berkshire median hourly rate £27.50 £24.50 £14.00
% change year-on-year +12.24% +75.00% -61.11%

PHP
Job Vacancy Trend in Slough

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

Job vacancy trend for PHP in Slough

PHP
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Slough

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

Contractor daily rate trend for PHP in Slough

PHP
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Slough

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing PHP in Slough over the 6 months to 25 May 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for PHP in Slough

PHP
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Slough

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for PHP in Slough

For the 6 months to 25 May 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 Slough region with a requirement for PHP.

1 20 (62.50%) Magento
2 19 (59.38%) E-Commerce
3 18 (56.25%) OO
4 16 (50.00%) JavaScript
5 15 (46.88%) OO PHP
6 14 (43.75%) CSS
7 12 (37.50%) Finance
8 11 (34.38%) HTML
8 11 (34.38%) Linux
9 10 (31.25%) Front End Development
9 10 (31.25%) Problem-Solving
10 9 (28.13%) REST
11 8 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
12 7 (21.88%) HTML5
12 7 (21.88%) MySQL
12 7 (21.88%) Cisco
12 7 (21.88%) CSS3
13 6 (18.75%) Sass
13 6 (18.75%) Elasticsearch
13 6 (18.75%) OOP
13 6 (18.75%) SOAP
14 5 (15.63%) Java
14 5 (15.63%) Python
14 5 (15.63%) C
14 5 (15.63%) Project Management
14 5 (15.63%) Capacity Planning
14 5 (15.63%) Degree
14 5 (15.63%) Computer Science
14 5 (15.63%) Private Cloud
14 5 (15.63%) Performance Optimisation

PHP
Co-occurring IT Skills in Slough 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 6 (18.75%) Elasticsearch
2 3 (9.38%) Drupal
Business Applications
1 20 (62.50%) Magento
2 3 (9.38%) Payment Gateway
Cloud Services
1 3 (9.38%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 3 (9.38%) HTTP
2 1 (3.13%) DNS
2 1 (3.13%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (21.88%) MySQL
2 3 (9.38%) NoSQL
2 3 (9.38%) SQL Server
2 3 (9.38%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (3.13%) Big Data
3 1 (3.13%) Blockchain
3 1 (3.13%) Hadoop
3 1 (3.13%) HBase
Development Applications
1 3 (9.38%) Git (software)
1 3 (9.38%) PHPUnit
1 3 (9.38%) Vagrant
General
1 12 (37.50%) Finance
2 4 (12.50%) Mandarin Language
3 2 (6.25%) Telecoms
4 1 (3.13%) Banking
4 1 (3.13%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 26 (81.25%) Developer
2 20 (62.50%) Magento Developer
3 8 (25.00%) Backend Developer
3 8 (25.00%) PHP Developer
4 7 (21.88%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
5 6 (18.75%) PHP Magento Developer
6 4 (12.50%) 2nd Line Engineer
6 4 (12.50%) Data Centre Engineer
7 3 (9.38%) Drupal Developer
7 3 (9.38%) E-Commerce Developer
8 2 (6.25%) Automation Developer
8 2 (6.25%) Full Stack Developer
8 2 (6.25%) HTML Developer
8 2 (6.25%) Symfony Developer
9 1 (3.13%) Full Stack Web Developer
9 1 (3.13%) JavaScript Developer
9 1 (3.13%) PHP Drupal Developer
9 1 (3.13%) Ruby Developer
9 1 (3.13%) Ruby Engineer
9 1 (3.13%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (43.75%) CSS
2 11 (34.38%) HTML
3 9 (28.13%) REST
4 7 (21.88%) CSS3
4 7 (21.88%) HTML5
5 6 (18.75%) Sass
5 6 (18.75%) SOAP
6 4 (12.50%) LAMP
7 3 (9.38%) Elastic Stack
7 3 (9.38%) KnockoutJS
7 3 (9.38%) LEMP Stack
7 3 (9.38%) LESS
7 3 (9.38%) RabbitMQ
7 3 (9.38%) RESTful
7 3 (9.38%) Ruby on Rails
7 3 (9.38%) Symfony
7 3 (9.38%) Twitter Bootstrap
7 3 (9.38%) Web Services
7 3 (9.38%) XML
8 1 (3.13%) Laravel
Miscellaneous
1 8 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (15.63%) Computer Science
2 5 (15.63%) Private Cloud
2 5 (15.63%) Self-Motivation
3 4 (12.50%) Data Centre
3 4 (12.50%) Greenfield Project
4 3 (9.38%) e-Health
Operating Systems
1 11 (34.38%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (59.38%) E-Commerce
2 18 (56.25%) OO
3 15 (46.88%) OO PHP
4 10 (31.25%) Front End Development
4 10 (31.25%) Problem-Solving
5 6 (18.75%) OOP
6 5 (15.63%) Capacity Planning
6 5 (15.63%) Performance Optimisation
6 5 (15.63%) Project Management
7 3 (9.38%) Configuration Management
7 3 (9.38%) Continuous Integration
7 3 (9.38%) ERP
7 3 (9.38%) ETL
7 3 (9.38%) MVC
7 3 (9.38%) Open Source
7 3 (9.38%) Visualisation
8 2 (6.25%) DevOps
9 1 (3.13%) Cryptocurrency
9 1 (3.13%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 16 (50.00%) JavaScript
2 5 (15.63%) C
2 5 (15.63%) Java
2 5 (15.63%) Python
3 4 (12.50%) SQL
4 3 (9.38%) PowerShell
4 3 (9.38%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 5 (15.63%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (12.50%) SLA
2 3 (9.38%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 1 (3.13%) Docker
1 1 (3.13%) KVM
1 1 (3.13%) Xen
Systems Management
1 3 (9.38%) Capistrano
1 3 (9.38%) Puppet
2 1 (3.13%) yum
Vendors
1 7 (21.88%) Cisco
2 4 (12.50%) Alibaba
2 4 (12.50%) Huawei
3 3 (9.38%) CA
3 3 (9.38%) Microsoft
3 3 (9.38%) NetApp
3 3 (9.38%) Twitter
4 1 (3.13%) Salesforce.com