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Server-side Programming Languages Market Report
How well do you know your market? Find out who your most promising prospects are, and how they look like. Discover in which parts of the market your competition thrives.
Our technology market report is a detailed monthly report on the usage of server-side programming languages on websites. The report comes via email as a PDF file and has over 2750 pages with hierarchical bookmarks that make it easy to navigate. It covers this information:
- List of all server-side programming languages
Which server-side programming languages are covered? Shows a list of all 21 server-side programming languages monitored for our surveys, together with a short description and a link to the website.
- Usage Report
How popular is each of the server-side programming languages? Shows percentages of usage for all server-side programming languages that we monitor. Also shows how much these figures changed compared to the last month and to the last year.
- Historical Trend Report
How did the popularity of the server-side programming languages change over time? Shows tables and diagrams of monthly trends of usage for all server-side programming languages since January 2011.
- Growth Rate Report
Which are the fastest growing server-side programming languages? Shows the current growth rates in the usage of all server-side programming languages both in absolute figures and percentages in the last month and in the last year.
- New Site Usage Report
How popular is each of the server-side programming languages among new sites? Shows percentages of usage for all server-side programming languages among sites that were first visited in the last month, because they have only recently entered the top 10 million sites.
- Top Site Usage Report
Which server-side programming languages are primarily used by high traffic sites? Shows for each server-side programming language the share of top sites among all the sites that use that specific server-side programming language.
- Change Report
Which percentage of sites switched between server-side programming language? Shows for each server-side programming language the percentages of websites that recently switched to or from another server-side programming language as well as the top three server-side programming languages that were involved in such changes.
- List of up to 300 sites that switched between server-side programming languages
Which popular sites changed their server-side programming language? Shows the 300 most popular sites that switched from one server-side programming language to another in the last month (if there are that many sites in a month). Also shows the involved server-side programming languages.
- List of sites that use specific server-side programming languages
For each of the 21 server-side programming languages: which popular sites use it, which sites started or stopped using it recently? Shows up to 50 popular sites that use a specific server-side programming language, and up to 50 sites that started using it in the last month, and up to 50 sites that stopped using it in the last month (if there are that many sites in a month).
- Market Position Report
Where in the market diagram are the server-side programming languages? Shows the market position of the server-side programming languages in terms of popularity and usage by high traffic sites.
- Ranking Breakdown Report
Which server-side programming languages are popular among high traffic sites? Shows usage and ranks of all server-side programming languages among websites within popularity ranges of the Alexa ranking, that is among the top 1 million sites, the top 100,000, the top 10,000 and the top 1,000 sites.
- Multiple Server-side Programming Languages Usage Report
How frequently are more than one server-side programming language used on one site, and which ones? Shows for each server-side programming language statistics on the usage together with other server-side programming languages. We identify here usage on the same site, not necessarily on the same page.
Cross-Technologies Market Segmentation Reports
Which server-side programming languages are particularly strong in which markets? A large set of reports evaluating the combined usage of two categories of web technologies. This shows, for example, the usage and ranks of all server-side programming languages on any top level domain compared to the usage on all websites.
These detailed reports are available not only for top level domains, but also for the usage of server-side programming languages broken down by
- Content Management Systems
- Client-side Programming Languages
- Markup Languages
- Character Encodings
- Image File Formats
- Site Elements
- Structured Data Formats
- SSL Certificate Authorities
- Social Widgets
- Traffic Analysis Tools
- Advertising Networks
- Tag Managers
- Web Servers
- Operating Systems
- Web Hosting Providers
- Reverse Proxy Services
- Top Level Domains
- Server Locations
- Content Languages
- Geographical Distribution Report
Which server-side programming language is the most popular one in each country? Shows a colored world map indicating the most popular server-side programming language by country.
Please see technologies overview for explanations on the methodologies used in the surveys, and read our disclaimer to learn about possible incompleteness and inaccuracy of our data.
Table of Content
This is a preview of the current report's table of content.
|2. Server-side Programming Languages|| ||5|
|9. Sites with recent Technology Changes|| ||17|
|10. Sites using specific Server-side Programming Languages|| ||23|
|13. Multiple Server-side Programming Language Usage|| ||81|
|14. Segmentation Reports|| ||102|
|14.1. Content Management Systems|| ||102|
|14.2. Client-side Programming Languages|| ||673|
|14.4. Markup Languages|| ||720|
|14.5. Character Encodings|| ||732|
|14.6. Image File Formats|| ||770|
|14.8. Structured Data Formats|| ||810|
|14.9. SSL Certificate Authorities|| ||820|
|14.10. Social Widgets|| ||862|
|14.12. Traffic Analysis Tools|| ||919|
|14.13. Advertising Networks|| ||1024|
|14.16. Operating Systems|| ||1193|
|14.17. Web Hosting Providers|| ||1218|
|14.18. Reverse Proxy Services|| ||1764|
|14.19. Top Level Domains|| ||1781|
|14.20. Server Locations|| ||2443|
|14.21. Content Languages|| ||2651|
|15. Geographical Distribution|| ||2757|
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