Period
to 20 August 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 20 August 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
20 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 6 25 37
Rank change year-on-year +19 +12 +3
Contract jobs citing PHP 40 8 3
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Slough 12.99% 2.84% 0.95%
As % of the Programming Languages category 38.83% 10.26% 3.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 38 7 2
Slough median daily rate £400 £340 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +17.65% -2.86% +20.69%
10th Percentile £208 £308 £318
90th Percentile £479 £385 £383
Berkshire median daily rate £375 £375 £375
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 103 78 76
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Slough 33.44% 27.66% 24.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 78 57 49
Slough median daily rate £400 £400 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +14.29% -
10th Percentile £232 £313 £275
90th Percentile £500 £544 £450
Berkshire median daily rate £400 £400 £400
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Slough median hourly rate - - -
Berkshire median hourly rate £30.00 £17.50 £12.50
% change year-on-year +71.43% +40.00% -65.28%

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 20 August 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 20 August 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 22 (55.00%) E-Commerce
1 22 (55.00%) Magento
2 21 (52.50%) JavaScript
2 21 (52.50%) OO
3 19 (47.50%) CSS
4 18 (45.00%) OO PHP
5 16 (40.00%) HTML
6 12 (30.00%) Linux
6 12 (30.00%) HTML5
6 12 (30.00%) Finance
6 12 (30.00%) CSS3
7 11 (27.50%) Problem-Solving
8 10 (25.00%) Front End Development
9 9 (22.50%) Analytical Skills
9 9 (22.50%) REST
10 8 (20.00%) PHPUnit
10 8 (20.00%) Symfony
10 8 (20.00%) Drupal
10 8 (20.00%) Cisco
11 7 (17.50%) MySQL
12 6 (15.00%) OOP
12 6 (15.00%) Java
12 6 (15.00%) SOAP
12 6 (15.00%) Python
12 6 (15.00%) C
12 6 (15.00%) Project Management
12 6 (15.00%) Degree
12 6 (15.00%) Computer Science
12 6 (15.00%) Capacity Planning
12 6 (15.00%) Sass

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 8 (20.00%) Drupal
2 6 (15.00%) Elasticsearch
Business Applications
1 22 (55.00%) Magento
2 3 (7.50%) Payment Gateway
Cloud Services
1 3 (7.50%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 3 (7.50%) HTTP
2 1 (2.50%) Broadband
2 1 (2.50%) DNS
2 1 (2.50%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (17.50%) MySQL
2 3 (7.50%) NoSQL
2 3 (7.50%) SQL Server
2 3 (7.50%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 2 (5.00%) Big Data
4 1 (2.50%) Blockchain
4 1 (2.50%) Hadoop
4 1 (2.50%) HBase
Development Applications
1 8 (20.00%) PHPUnit
2 3 (7.50%) Git (software)
2 3 (7.50%) Vagrant
General
1 12 (30.00%) Finance
2 5 (12.50%) Mandarin Language
3 3 (7.50%) Telecoms
4 1 (2.50%) Banking
4 1 (2.50%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 31 (77.50%) Developer
2 22 (55.00%) Magento Developer
3 9 (22.50%) Backend Developer
4 8 (20.00%) PHP Developer
5 6 (15.00%) Drupal Developer
5 6 (15.00%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
5 6 (15.00%) PHP Magento Developer
6 5 (12.50%) 2nd Line Engineer
6 5 (12.50%) Data Centre Engineer
7 3 (7.50%) E-Commerce Developer
7 3 (7.50%) Full Stack Developer
8 2 (5.00%) Automation Developer
8 2 (5.00%) HTML Developer
8 2 (5.00%) Symfony Developer
9 1 (2.50%) DevOps Engineer
9 1 (2.50%) JavaScript Developer
9 1 (2.50%) PHP Drupal Developer
9 1 (2.50%) PHP Symfony Developer
9 1 (2.50%) Ruby Developer
9 1 (2.50%) Ruby Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (47.50%) CSS
2 16 (40.00%) HTML
3 12 (30.00%) CSS3
3 12 (30.00%) HTML5
4 9 (22.50%) REST
5 8 (20.00%) Symfony
6 6 (15.00%) Sass
6 6 (15.00%) SOAP
7 5 (12.50%) jQuery
8 4 (10.00%) KnockoutJS
8 4 (10.00%) LAMP
9 3 (7.50%) Elastic Stack
9 3 (7.50%) LEMP Stack
9 3 (7.50%) LESS
9 3 (7.50%) RabbitMQ
9 3 (7.50%) RESTful
9 3 (7.50%) Ruby on Rails
9 3 (7.50%) Twitter Bootstrap
9 3 (7.50%) Web Services
9 3 (7.50%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 9 (22.50%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (15.00%) Computer Science
2 6 (15.00%) Private Cloud
2 6 (15.00%) Self-Motivation
3 5 (12.50%) Data Centre
4 4 (10.00%) Greenfield Project
5 3 (7.50%) e-Health
6 1 (2.50%) Machine to Machine
6 1 (2.50%) Over-the-Top Content
Operating Systems
1 12 (30.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (55.00%) E-Commerce
2 21 (52.50%) OO
3 18 (45.00%) OO PHP
4 11 (27.50%) Problem-Solving
5 10 (25.00%) Front End Development
6 6 (15.00%) Capacity Planning
6 6 (15.00%) OOP
6 6 (15.00%) Performance Optimisation
6 6 (15.00%) Project Management
7 3 (7.50%) Configuration Management
7 3 (7.50%) Continuous Integration
7 3 (7.50%) ERP
7 3 (7.50%) ETL
7 3 (7.50%) MVC
7 3 (7.50%) Open Source
7 3 (7.50%) Visualisation
8 2 (5.00%) DevOps
9 1 (2.50%) Cryptocurrency
9 1 (2.50%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 21 (52.50%) JavaScript
2 6 (15.00%) C
2 6 (15.00%) Java
2 6 (15.00%) Python
3 4 (10.00%) SQL
4 3 (7.50%) PowerShell
4 3 (7.50%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 6 (15.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (12.50%) SLA
2 3 (7.50%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 1 (2.50%) Docker
1 1 (2.50%) KVM
1 1 (2.50%) Xen
Systems Management
1 3 (7.50%) Capistrano
1 3 (7.50%) Puppet
2 1 (2.50%) yum
Vendors
1 8 (20.00%) Cisco
2 5 (12.50%) Alibaba
2 5 (12.50%) Huawei
3 3 (7.50%) CA
3 3 (7.50%) Microsoft
3 3 (7.50%) NetApp
3 3 (7.50%) Twitter
4 1 (2.50%) Salesforce.com