Period
to 17 January 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 17 January 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
17 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 26 30 35
Rank change year-on-year +4 +5 +7
Contract jobs citing PHP 7 9 12
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Slough 2.53% 3.27% 2.63%
As % of the Programming Languages category 7.07% 8.57% 9.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 7 29
Slough median daily rate £325 £450 £280
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -27.78% +60.71% -13.85%
10th Percentile £305 £364 £250
90th Percentile £437 £450 £290
Berkshire median daily rate £363 £400 £300
% change year-on-year -9.38% +33.33% -7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 4
Slough median hourly rate - - £17.50
Berkshire median hourly rate £35.50 £35.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year +1.43% +27.27% -

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 99 105 121
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Slough 35.74% 38.18% 26.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 67 71 91
Slough median daily rate £400 £338 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +18.52% -3.57% +7.69%
10th Percentile £305 £275 £250
90th Percentile £515 £450 £450
Berkshire median daily rate £400 £400 £393
% change year-on-year - +1.91% +4.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 5 4
Slough median hourly rate £41.00 £41.00 £30.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +36.67% -7.69%
10th Percentile £40.50 £36.75 £14.33
90th Percentile £41.50 £41.50 £144.38
Berkshire median hourly rate £37.50 £37.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year +1.35% -1.33% +15.38%

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 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 17 January 2018, 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 Slough region with a requirement for PHP.

1 5 (71.43%) JavaScript
2 4 (57.14%) MySQL
2 4 (57.14%) CSS
3 3 (42.86%) HTML
3 3 (42.86%) Python
3 3 (42.86%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (42.86%) jQuery
3 3 (42.86%) Git (software)
4 2 (28.57%) Symfony
4 2 (28.57%) Zend
4 2 (28.57%) JIRA
4 2 (28.57%) SaaS
4 2 (28.57%) PHPUnit
4 2 (28.57%) Laravel
4 2 (28.57%) AngularJS
4 2 (28.57%) Relational Database
4 2 (28.57%) CMS
4 2 (28.57%) OOD
4 2 (28.57%) OOP
4 2 (28.57%) OO
4 2 (28.57%) Project Management
4 2 (28.57%) DevOps
4 2 (28.57%) React
4 2 (28.57%) Docker
4 2 (28.57%) Silex
4 2 (28.57%) Magento
5 1 (14.29%) npm
5 1 (14.29%) Yarn
5 1 (14.29%) webpack
5 1 (14.29%) Server Building

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 2 (28.57%) CMS
2 1 (14.29%) Apache
2 1 (14.29%) Apache Spark
2 1 (14.29%) Elasticsearch
2 1 (14.29%) nginx
Applications
1 1 (14.29%) Adobe Illustrator
1 1 (14.29%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 2 (28.57%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 2 (28.57%) SaaS
2 1 (14.29%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (14.29%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (14.29%) npm
2 1 (14.29%) Yarn
Communications & Networking
1 1 (14.29%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (57.14%) MySQL
2 2 (28.57%) Relational Database
3 1 (14.29%) Apache Cassandra
3 1 (14.29%) Apache Hive
3 1 (14.29%) Hadoop
3 1 (14.29%) MonetDB
3 1 (14.29%) Neo4j
3 1 (14.29%) NoSQL
3 1 (14.29%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 3 (42.86%) Git (software)
2 2 (28.57%) JIRA
2 2 (28.57%) PHPUnit
3 1 (14.29%) Grunt
3 1 (14.29%) gulp
3 1 (14.29%) Jenkins
3 1 (14.29%) Selenium
3 1 (14.29%) webpack
Job Titles
1 6 (85.71%) Developer
2 3 (42.86%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
2 3 (42.86%) Web Developer
3 2 (28.57%) Applications Developer
3 2 (28.57%) Magento Developer
3 2 (28.57%) MySQL Developer
3 2 (28.57%) PHP Developer
3 2 (28.57%) PHP MySQL Developer
3 2 (28.57%) PHP Web Applications Developer
3 2 (28.57%) PHP Web Developer
3 2 (28.57%) Web Applications Developer
4 1 (14.29%) DevOps Administrator
4 1 (14.29%) DevOps Engineer
4 1 (14.29%) DevOps Systems Engineer
4 1 (14.29%) Full Stack Developer
4 1 (14.29%) Linux DevOps Administrator
4 1 (14.29%) Linux DevOps Engineer
4 1 (14.29%) Linux Systems Administrator
4 1 (14.29%) Linux Systems Engineer
4 1 (14.29%) Linux/Unix DevOps
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (57.14%) CSS
2 3 (42.86%) HTML
2 3 (42.86%) jQuery
3 2 (28.57%) AngularJS
3 2 (28.57%) Laravel
3 2 (28.57%) React
3 2 (28.57%) Silex
3 2 (28.57%) Symfony
4 1 (14.29%) Backbone.js
4 1 (14.29%) CSS3
4 1 (14.29%) HTML5
4 1 (14.29%) JSP
4 1 (14.29%) JSTL
4 1 (14.29%) LAMP
4 1 (14.29%) Mustache
4 1 (14.29%) Node.js
Miscellaneous
1 1 (14.29%) EMC VNX
Operating Systems
1 1 (14.29%) CentOS
1 1 (14.29%) Linux
1 1 (14.29%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (42.86%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (28.57%) DevOps
2 2 (28.57%) OO
2 2 (28.57%) OOD
2 2 (28.57%) OOP
2 2 (28.57%) Project Management
3 1 (14.29%) API Design
3 1 (14.29%) Continuous Integration
3 1 (14.29%) Dashboard Development
3 1 (14.29%) Kanban
3 1 (14.29%) Load Balancing
3 1 (14.29%) MVC
3 1 (14.29%) Open Source
3 1 (14.29%) Performance Testing
3 1 (14.29%) Server Building
3 1 (14.29%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 5 (71.43%) JavaScript
2 3 (42.86%) Python
3 1 (14.29%) C#
3 1 (14.29%) Java
3 1 (14.29%) Perl
3 1 (14.29%) Ruby
System Software
1 2 (28.57%) Docker
2 1 (14.29%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (14.29%) Ansible
1 1 (14.29%) Cobbler
1 1 (14.29%) Hadoop YARN
1 1 (14.29%) Puppet
1 1 (14.29%) Red Hat Spacewalk
Vendors
1 2 (28.57%) Zend
2 1 (14.29%) EMC
2 1 (14.29%) Google
2 1 (14.29%) VMware