Period
to 21 November 2017

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 21 November 2017 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
21 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 24 36 42
Rank change year-on-year +12 +6 +4
Contract jobs citing PHP 9 5 7
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Slough 3.04% 1.60% 1.41%
As % of the Programming Languages category 8.82% 4.59% 5.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 2 17
Slough median daily rate £338 £356 £290
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.26% +22.84% -10.77%
Berkshire median daily rate £375 £375 £300
% change year-on-year - +25.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 6
Slough median hourly rate - - £17.50
Berkshire median hourly rate £35.50 £25.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year +42.00% - -

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 102 109 131
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Slough 34.46% 34.82% 26.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 73 71 92
Slough median daily rate £400 £330 £328
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +21.21% +0.76% -0.76%
10th Percentile £304 £290 £250
90th Percentile £535 £450 £467
Berkshire median daily rate £400 £400 £380
% change year-on-year - +5.40% +1.20%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 5
Slough median hourly rate £41.00 £38.50 £36.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +6.49% +5.48% +12.31%
10th Percentile £40.50 £36.75 £18.75
90th Percentile £41.50 £40.25 £41.45
Berkshire median hourly rate £33.00 £32.00 £37.00
% change year-on-year +3.13% -13.51% +13.85%

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 21 November 2017, 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 7 (77.78%) MySQL
2 4 (44.44%) JavaScript
2 4 (44.44%) Linux
2 4 (44.44%) PostgreSQL
2 4 (44.44%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (44.44%) Ruby
2 4 (44.44%) JIRA
2 4 (44.44%) Git (software)
3 3 (33.33%) Jenkins
3 3 (33.33%) DevOps
3 3 (33.33%) Ansible
3 3 (33.33%) Load Balancing
3 3 (33.33%) Continuous Integration
3 3 (33.33%) jQuery
3 3 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (33.33%) Ubuntu
3 3 (33.33%) VMware
3 3 (33.33%) LAMP
3 3 (33.33%) Apache
3 3 (33.33%) Python
4 2 (22.22%) N-Tier
4 2 (22.22%) OOD
4 2 (22.22%) Shell Script
4 2 (22.22%) Nagios
4 2 (22.22%) Configuration Management
4 2 (22.22%) Project Management
4 2 (22.22%) Firewall
4 2 (22.22%) Tomcat
4 2 (22.22%) CSS
4 2 (22.22%) OOP

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 3 (33.33%) Apache
2 2 (22.22%) CMS
2 2 (22.22%) Confluence
2 2 (22.22%) Tomcat
3 1 (11.11%) Apache Spark
3 1 (11.11%) Elasticsearch
3 1 (11.11%) nginx
3 1 (11.11%) WordPress
Applications
1 1 (11.11%) Adobe Illustrator
1 1 (11.11%) Photoshop
Cloud Services
1 2 (22.22%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (22.22%) npm
1 2 (22.22%) SaaS
2 1 (11.11%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (11.11%) Rackspace Cloud
2 1 (11.11%) Yarn
Communications & Networking
1 2 (22.22%) Firewall
2 1 (11.11%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (77.78%) MySQL
2 4 (44.44%) PostgreSQL
3 2 (22.22%) Relational Database
3 2 (22.22%) SQL Server
3 2 (22.22%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (11.11%) Apache Cassandra
4 1 (11.11%) Apache Hive
4 1 (11.11%) Hadoop
4 1 (11.11%) MonetDB
4 1 (11.11%) MongoDB
4 1 (11.11%) Neo4j
4 1 (11.11%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 4 (44.44%) Git (software)
1 4 (44.44%) JIRA
2 3 (33.33%) Jenkins
3 2 (22.22%) PHPUnit
3 2 (22.22%) Subversion
4 1 (11.11%) Grunt
4 1 (11.11%) gulp
4 1 (11.11%) Selenium
4 1 (11.11%) webpack
Job Titles
1 5 (55.56%) Developer
2 3 (33.33%) Web Developer
3 2 (22.22%) Administrator
3 2 (22.22%) Applications Developer
3 2 (22.22%) Linux Administrator
3 2 (22.22%) Linux Engineer
3 2 (22.22%) Linux Systems Administrator
3 2 (22.22%) MySQL Developer
3 2 (22.22%) PHP Developer
3 2 (22.22%) PHP MySQL Developer
3 2 (22.22%) PHP Web Applications Developer
3 2 (22.22%) PHP Web Developer
3 2 (22.22%) Systems Administrator
3 2 (22.22%) Web Applications Developer
4 1 (11.11%) Applications Engineer
4 1 (11.11%) DevOps Administrator
4 1 (11.11%) DevOps Systems Engineer
4 1 (11.11%) Linux DevOps Administrator
4 1 (11.11%) Linux Support Engineer
4 1 (11.11%) Linux/Unix DevOps
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (33.33%) jQuery
1 3 (33.33%) LAMP
2 2 (22.22%) AngularJS
2 2 (22.22%) CSS
2 2 (22.22%) HTML
2 2 (22.22%) LAPP Stack
2 2 (22.22%) Laravel
2 2 (22.22%) Node.js
2 2 (22.22%) React
2 2 (22.22%) Ruby on Rails
2 2 (22.22%) Silex
2 2 (22.22%) Symfony
3 1 (11.11%) Backbone.js
3 1 (11.11%) CSS3
3 1 (11.11%) HTML5
3 1 (11.11%) JSP
3 1 (11.11%) JSTL
3 1 (11.11%) Mustache
3 1 (11.11%) Sass
Miscellaneous
1 2 (22.22%) N-Tier
2 1 (11.11%) EMC VNX
2 1 (11.11%) Mobile App
2 1 (11.11%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 4 (44.44%) Linux
2 3 (33.33%) Ubuntu
3 1 (11.11%) Android
3 1 (11.11%) Apple iOS
3 1 (11.11%) CentOS
3 1 (11.11%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (44.44%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (33.33%) Continuous Integration
2 3 (33.33%) DevOps
2 3 (33.33%) Load Balancing
3 2 (22.22%) Configuration Management
3 2 (22.22%) Infrastructure Management
3 2 (22.22%) OO
3 2 (22.22%) OOD
3 2 (22.22%) OOP
3 2 (22.22%) Project Management
3 2 (22.22%) Virtual Environments
4 1 (11.11%) API Design
4 1 (11.11%) Dashboard Development
4 1 (11.11%) Kanban
4 1 (11.11%) Manual Testing
4 1 (11.11%) MVC
4 1 (11.11%) Performance Testing
4 1 (11.11%) RAD
4 1 (11.11%) Server Building
4 1 (11.11%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 4 (44.44%) JavaScript
1 4 (44.44%) Ruby
2 3 (33.33%) Python
3 2 (22.22%) Bash Shell
3 2 (22.22%) Shell Script
3 2 (22.22%) SQL
4 1 (11.11%) C#
4 1 (11.11%) Java
4 1 (11.11%) Perl
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (11.11%) QA
System Software
1 3 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (22.22%) Docker
2 2 (22.22%) KVM
2 2 (22.22%) Xen
2 2 (22.22%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 3 (33.33%) Ansible
2 2 (22.22%) Nagios
2 2 (22.22%) Opscode Chef
2 2 (22.22%) ZABBIX
3 1 (11.11%) Cobbler
3 1 (11.11%) Hadoop YARN
3 1 (11.11%) Puppet
3 1 (11.11%) Red Hat Spacewalk
Vendors
1 3 (33.33%) VMware
2 2 (22.22%) Zend
3 1 (11.11%) EMC
3 1 (11.11%) Google
3 1 (11.11%) Rackspace