Period
to 16 October 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 16 October 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
16 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 14 24 34
Rank change year-on-year +10 +10 +7
Contract jobs citing PHP 27 9 6
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Slough 7.87% 3.08% 1.88%
As % of the Programming Languages category 22.88% 9.47% 6.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 26 8 4
Slough median daily rate £400 £338 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +18.52% -3.57% +20.69%
10th Percentile £208 £309 £304
90th Percentile £488 £436 £409
Berkshire median daily rate £388 £375 £375
% change year-on-year +3.33% - +29.31%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Slough median hourly rate - - -
Berkshire median hourly rate - £35.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year - +42.00% +17.65%

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 118 95 95
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Slough 34.40% 32.53% 29.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 86 68 64
Slough median daily rate £400 £400 £344
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +16.36% +5.77%
10th Percentile £225 £305 £271
90th Percentile £550 £525 £450
Berkshire median daily rate £425 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +6.25% - +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 2
Slough median hourly rate £15.00 - £38.50
Berkshire median hourly rate £37.50 £19.66 £15.00
% change year-on-year +90.74% +31.07% -59.73%

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 16 October 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 16 October 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 15 (55.56%) Magento
2 14 (51.85%) OO PHP
2 14 (51.85%) OO
2 14 (51.85%) JavaScript
2 14 (51.85%) E-Commerce
3 13 (48.15%) CSS
4 11 (40.74%) HTML
5 8 (29.63%) HTML5
5 8 (29.63%) CSS3
5 8 (29.63%) Problem-Solving
6 7 (25.93%) Finance
7 6 (22.22%) Linux
7 6 (22.22%) Drupal
8 5 (18.52%) Performance Optimisation
8 5 (18.52%) Private Cloud
8 5 (18.52%) Data Centre
8 5 (18.52%) Alibaba
8 5 (18.52%) Self-Motivation
8 5 (18.52%) Front End Development
8 5 (18.52%) Elasticsearch
8 5 (18.52%) jQuery
8 5 (18.52%) Degree
8 5 (18.52%) Computer Science
8 5 (18.52%) Mandarin Language
8 5 (18.52%) Symfony
8 5 (18.52%) Huawei
8 5 (18.52%) Project Management
8 5 (18.52%) REST
8 5 (18.52%) PHPUnit
8 5 (18.52%) Capacity Planning

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 (22.22%) Drupal
2 5 (18.52%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 1 (3.70%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (3.70%) Microsoft Office
1 1 (3.70%) Microsoft PowerPoint
1 1 (3.70%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 15 (55.56%) Magento
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.70%) 802.11
1 1 (3.70%) Broadband
1 1 (3.70%) DHCP
1 1 (3.70%) DNS
1 1 (3.70%) TCP/IP
1 1 (3.70%) VPN
1 1 (3.70%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (11.11%) MySQL
2 1 (3.70%) Big Data
2 1 (3.70%) Blockchain
Development Applications
1 5 (18.52%) PHPUnit
General
1 7 (25.93%) Finance
2 5 (18.52%) Mandarin Language
3 1 (3.70%) Aerospace
3 1 (3.70%) Banking
3 1 (3.70%) Investment Banking
3 1 (3.70%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 19 (70.37%) Developer
2 14 (51.85%) Magento Developer
3 6 (22.22%) 2nd Line Engineer
4 5 (18.52%) Backend Developer
4 5 (18.52%) Data Centre Engineer
5 4 (14.81%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
6 3 (11.11%) Drupal Developer
6 3 (11.11%) E-Commerce Developer
6 3 (11.11%) Full Stack Developer
7 1 (3.70%) 1st/2nd Line Support
7 1 (3.70%) 1st/2nd Line Support Engineer
7 1 (3.70%) 2nd Line Support
7 1 (3.70%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
7 1 (3.70%) Full Stack Web Developer
7 1 (3.70%) Support Engineer
7 1 (3.70%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (48.15%) CSS
2 11 (40.74%) HTML
3 8 (29.63%) CSS3
3 8 (29.63%) HTML5
4 5 (18.52%) jQuery
4 5 (18.52%) REST
4 5 (18.52%) Sass
4 5 (18.52%) SOAP
4 5 (18.52%) Symfony
5 3 (11.11%) KnockoutJS
5 3 (11.11%) LESS
5 3 (11.11%) RESTful
5 3 (11.11%) Twitter Bootstrap
5 3 (11.11%) XML
6 2 (7.41%) Laravel
6 2 (7.41%) Web Services
7 1 (3.70%) .NET
7 1 (3.70%) 802.1X
7 1 (3.70%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 5 (18.52%) Analytical Skills
1 5 (18.52%) Computer Science
1 5 (18.52%) Data Centre
1 5 (18.52%) Private Cloud
1 5 (18.52%) Self-Motivation
2 2 (7.41%) Greenfield Project
3 1 (3.70%) Machine to Machine
3 1 (3.70%) Over-the-Top Content
Operating Systems
1 6 (22.22%) Linux
2 1 (3.70%) Ubuntu
2 1 (3.70%) Windows
2 1 (3.70%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (51.85%) E-Commerce
1 14 (51.85%) OO
1 14 (51.85%) OO PHP
2 8 (29.63%) Problem-Solving
3 5 (18.52%) Capacity Planning
3 5 (18.52%) Front End Development
3 5 (18.52%) Performance Optimisation
3 5 (18.52%) Project Management
4 1 (3.70%) Cryptocurrency
4 1 (3.70%) ITIL
4 1 (3.70%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 14 (51.85%) JavaScript
2 5 (18.52%) C
2 5 (18.52%) Java
2 5 (18.52%) Python
3 1 (3.70%) SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (18.52%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (18.52%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (3.70%) Active Directory
1 1 (3.70%) Terminal Services
1 1 (3.70%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 5 (18.52%) Alibaba
1 5 (18.52%) Cisco
1 5 (18.52%) Huawei
2 3 (11.11%) Twitter
3 1 (3.70%) Microsoft
3 1 (3.70%) Veeam
3 1 (3.70%) VMware