The table below looks at the statistics for PHP skills in IT contracts advertised for the Buckinghamshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited PHP over the 3 months to 5 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
5 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
PHP
Rank 73 68 42
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -26
Contract jobs citing PHP 20 17 24
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 1.55% 1.42% 3.03%
As % of the Programming Languages category 4.75% 4.45% 10.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 14 13
Average daily rate
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£300 £288 £210
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.34% +36.90%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £231 £165 £177
10% offered a daily rate of more than £338 £378 £340
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £325 £275
% change year-on-year
-7.69% +18.18%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £40.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.20 £35.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
-13.71% +55.55%
PHP
South East

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Programming Languages category in contract jobs advertised in the Buckinghamshire region.

Programming Languages Category
Buckinghamshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
421 382 239
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 32.66% 31.99% 30.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 228 219 152
Average daily rate £325 £330 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.51% +3.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £330 £325
% change year-on-year
+6.06% +1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 4 15
Average hourly rate £26.00 £15.97 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+62.80% -29.02%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £36.40 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-1.09% +4.00%

PHP
Jobs Demand Trend in Buckinghamshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing PHP across the Buckinghamshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Programming Languages category.

PHP Jobs Demand Trend in Buckinghamshire

PHP
Daily Rate Trend in Buckinghamshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing PHP across the Buckinghamshire region.

PHP Daily Rate Trend in Buckinghamshire

PHP
Daily Rate Histogram in Buckinghamshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing PHP across the Buckinghamshire region over the 3 months to 5 May 2015.

PHP Daily Rate Histogram in Buckinghamshire

PHP
Hourly Rate Trend in Buckinghamshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing PHP across the Buckinghamshire region.

PHP Hourly Rate Trend in Buckinghamshire

PHP
Contract Job Locations in Buckinghamshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing PHP within the Buckinghamshire region over the 3 months to 5 May 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Milton Keynes +1 9 £300 -11.11% 9
High Wycombe -3 2 - -
Marlow -1 1 £325 +160.00%
Aylesbury - 1 £288 - 1
PHP
South East

PHP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire

For the 6 months to 5 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Buckinghamshire region citing PHP also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited PHP.

1 28 (70.00%) HTML
2 27 (67.50%) CSS
3 25 (62.50%) JavaScript
4 17 (42.50%) MVC
5 15 (37.50%) Agile Software Development
5 15 (37.50%) MySQL
6 14 (35.00%) jQuery
6 14 (35.00%) HTML5
7 10 (25.00%) SQL
8 9 (22.50%) LAMP
8 9 (22.50%) OO
9 7 (17.50%) Scrum
9 7 (17.50%) Linux
10 6 (15.00%) OOP
10 6 (15.00%) SQL Server
10 6 (15.00%) E-Commerce
10 6 (15.00%) CSS3
10 6 (15.00%) Zend
11 5 (12.50%) PHP5
11 5 (12.50%) Symfony
11 5 (12.50%) CMS
11 5 (12.50%) .NET
11 5 (12.50%) ASP.NET
11 5 (12.50%) Web Services
11 5 (12.50%) Mobile App
11 5 (12.50%) OO PHP
12 4 (10.00%) DevOps
12 4 (10.00%) Mobile Development
12 4 (10.00%) Oracle
12 4 (10.00%) Unit Testing

PHP
Top Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire by Category

For the 6 months to 5 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Buckinghamshire region citing PHP also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited PHP. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 5 (12.50%) CMS
2 4 (10.00%) Drupal
3 3 (7.50%) Apache
4 2 (5.00%) WordPress
4 2 (5.00%) Moodle
5 1 (2.50%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 1 (2.50%) OpenStack
5 1 (2.50%) Facebook Platform
Applications
1 1 (2.50%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 4 (10.00%) Magento
2 1 (2.50%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 2 (5.00%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (2.50%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 2 (5.00%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (37.50%) MySQL
2 6 (15.00%) SQL Server
3 1 (2.50%) SQL Server 2005
3 1 (2.50%) Oracle Database 11g
3 1 (2.50%) SQLite
3 1 (2.50%) Azure SQL Database
3 1 (2.50%) Oracle Database
3 1 (2.50%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 4 (10.00%) Appcelerator Titanium
2 3 (7.50%) Git (software)
2 3 (7.50%) Subversion
3 2 (5.00%) NUnit
4 1 (2.50%) JMeter
4 1 (2.50%) Selenium
4 1 (2.50%) TeamCity
4 1 (2.50%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (2.50%) Moq
4 1 (2.50%) Grunt
General
1 3 (7.50%) Finance
2 2 (5.00%) Banking
2 2 (5.00%) Retail
3 1 (2.50%) Marketing
3 1 (2.50%) Manufacturing
3 1 (2.50%) Publishing
3 1 (2.50%) Electronics
3 1 (2.50%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 35 (87.50%) Developer
2 19 (47.50%) PHP Developer
3 6 (15.00%) Web Developer
4 4 (10.00%) Mobile Developer
4 4 (10.00%) Magento Developer
5 3 (7.50%) Applications Developer
5 3 (7.50%) Senior Developer
6 2 (5.00%) PHP Web Developer
6 2 (5.00%) LAMP Developer
7 1 (2.50%) Front-End Developer
7 1 (2.50%) Senior Front-End Developer
7 1 (2.50%) Front-End Web Developer
7 1 (2.50%) Configuration Engineer
7 1 (2.50%) Senior PHP Developer
7 1 (2.50%) C# ASP.NET Developer
7 1 (2.50%) Performance Tester
7 1 (2.50%) .NET Developer
7 1 (2.50%) C# Developer
7 1 (2.50%) Senior Web Developer
7 1 (2.50%) Senior Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 28 (70.00%) HTML
2 27 (67.50%) CSS
3 14 (35.00%) jQuery
3 14 (35.00%) HTML5
4 9 (22.50%) LAMP
5 6 (15.00%) CSS3
6 5 (12.50%) .NET
6 5 (12.50%) ASP.NET
6 5 (12.50%) Symfony
6 5 (12.50%) Web Services
7 3 (7.50%) WCF
7 3 (7.50%) Yii
8 2 (5.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
8 2 (5.00%) RESTful
8 2 (5.00%) Ajax
8 2 (5.00%) .NET Framework
8 2 (5.00%) JSON
8 2 (5.00%) Dojo
9 1 (2.50%) Classic ASP
9 1 (2.50%) JSP
Miscellaneous
1 5 (12.50%) Mobile App
2 3 (7.50%) User Experience
2 3 (7.50%) Open Source
3 2 (5.00%) Computer Science
4 1 (2.50%) Inversion of Control
4 1 (2.50%) Embedded Systems
4 1 (2.50%) DTV
4 1 (2.50%) BBC
4 1 (2.50%) Replication
4 1 (2.50%) E-Learning
Operating Systems
1 7 (17.50%) Linux
2 4 (10.00%) Android
2 4 (10.00%) Apple iOS
3 2 (5.00%) Windows
4 1 (2.50%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (42.50%) MVC
2 15 (37.50%) Agile Software Development
3 9 (22.50%) OO
4 7 (17.50%) Scrum
5 6 (15.00%) E-Commerce
5 6 (15.00%) OOP
6 5 (12.50%) OO PHP
7 4 (10.00%) DevOps
7 4 (10.00%) Mobile Development
7 4 (10.00%) Unit Testing
8 3 (7.50%) Software Engineering
9 2 (5.00%) Web Development
9 2 (5.00%) Responsive Web Design
10 1 (2.50%) Software Deployment
10 1 (2.50%) TDD
10 1 (2.50%) Automated Testing
10 1 (2.50%) CRUD
10 1 (2.50%) Continuous Delivery
10 1 (2.50%) Release Management
10 1 (2.50%) Digital Marketing
Programming Languages
1 25 (62.50%) JavaScript
2 10 (25.00%) SQL
3 5 (12.50%) PHP5
4 3 (7.50%) C#
4 3 (7.50%) Java
5 2 (5.00%) C++
5 2 (5.00%) Perl
5 2 (5.00%) PHP4
5 2 (5.00%) Python
5 2 (5.00%) Ruby
6 1 (2.50%) Shell Script
6 1 (2.50%) Objective-C
6 1 (2.50%) Bash Shell
6 1 (2.50%) PL/SQL
6 1 (2.50%) VBScript
6 1 (2.50%) VBA
6 1 (2.50%) C
Qualifications
1 1 (2.50%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (2.50%) Degree
Systems Management
1 1 (2.50%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 6 (15.00%) Zend
2 4 (10.00%) Appcelerator
2 4 (10.00%) Oracle
3 3 (7.50%) Microsoft
4 1 (2.50%) Google
4 1 (2.50%) SAP
4 1 (2.50%) Facebook
4 1 (2.50%) Twitter
4 1 (2.50%) Rackspace
4 1 (2.50%) Xamarin
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