The first table below looks at the demand 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 24 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Programming Languages category for the Buckinghamshire region.

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
24 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
PHP
Rank 63 63 52
Rank change year-on-year
0 -11
Contract jobs citing PHP 20 14 17
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 1.55% 1.39% 1.77%
As % of the Programming Languages category 5.36% 4.26% 5.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 6 8
Average daily rate
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£300 £250 £258
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+20.00% -2.91%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £286 £213 £167
10% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £413 £299
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £275 £275
% change year-on-year
+18.18% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.50 £22.66 £18.00
% change year-on-year
+34.59% +25.88%
Programming Languages Category
Buckinghamshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
373 329 307
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 28.83% 32.70% 31.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 229 187 161
Average daily rate £350 £360 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.64% +10.61%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £244 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £485 £450 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 8 10
Average hourly rate £20.00 £22.50 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-11.11% -35.71%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.70 £16.99 £21.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.90 £22.50 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £35.00
PHP
South East

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 24 July 2014.

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 24 July 2014. 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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statistics and historical trends)
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
High Wycombe +6 9 £300 -27.27% 6
Milton Keynes +4 7 £350 +64.70% 10
Marlow - 2 £300 - 3
Amersham - 2 £325 -
Aylesbury - - - - 2
Bletchley - - - -
PHP
South East

PHP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire

For the 6 months to 24 July 2014, 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 23 (65.71%) HTML
2 21 (60.00%) JavaScript
3 20 (57.14%) CSS
4 17 (48.57%) jQuery
5 12 (34.29%) HTML5
6 11 (31.43%) MySQL
7 9 (25.71%) Agile Software Development
8 8 (22.86%) Drupal
8 8 (22.86%) SQL
9 7 (20.00%) C#
9 7 (20.00%) XML
9 7 (20.00%) MVC
10 6 (17.14%) E-Commerce
10 6 (17.14%) LAMP
10 6 (17.14%) Java
10 6 (17.14%) Symfony
11 5 (14.29%) Subversion
11 5 (14.29%) Git (software)
11 5 (14.29%) OOP
11 5 (14.29%) OO
11 5 (14.29%) CSS3
11 5 (14.29%) Sass
11 5 (14.29%) AngularJS
12 4 (11.43%) Linux
12 4 (11.43%) RESTful
12 4 (11.43%) Ajax
12 4 (11.43%) Retail
13 3 (8.57%) Marketing
13 3 (8.57%) JSON
13 3 (8.57%) Python

PHP
Top Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire by Category

For the 6 months to 24 July 2014, 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 8 (22.86%) Drupal
2 3 (8.57%) Apache
3 2 (5.71%) CMS
3 2 (5.71%) SugarCRM
4 1 (2.86%) Confluence
4 1 (2.86%) Moodle
4 1 (2.86%) IIS
Applications
1 1 (2.86%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (2.86%) Google Analytics
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.86%) Rackspace Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.86%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (31.43%) MySQL
2 2 (5.71%) MongoDB
3 1 (2.86%) NoSQL
3 1 (2.86%) SQL Server
3 1 (2.86%) Big Data
3 1 (2.86%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 5 (14.29%) Subversion
1 5 (14.29%) Git (software)
2 2 (5.71%) PHPUnit
3 1 (2.86%) Balsamiq Mockups
3 1 (2.86%) XMLUnit
3 1 (2.86%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (2.86%) Mercurial
3 1 (2.86%) WebDriver
3 1 (2.86%) JIRA
3 1 (2.86%) Selenium
3 1 (2.86%) JMeter
3 1 (2.86%) Redmine
General
1 4 (11.43%) Retail
2 3 (8.57%) Marketing
3 1 (2.86%) Interactive Media
3 1 (2.86%) Finance
3 1 (2.86%) Automotive
3 1 (2.86%) Publishing
3 1 (2.86%) Games
Job Titles
1 30 (85.71%) Developer
2 9 (25.71%) PHP Developer
3 8 (22.86%) Front-End Developer
4 7 (20.00%) Web Developer
5 6 (17.14%) Drupal Developer
6 4 (11.43%) Front-End Web Developer
7 3 (8.57%) PHP Symfony Developer
8 2 (5.71%) PHP Zend Developer
8 2 (5.71%) Software Engineer
8 2 (5.71%) Programmer
8 2 (5.71%) Lead Developer
8 2 (5.71%) JavaScript Developer
8 2 (5.71%) PHP Programmer
8 2 (5.71%) Web Programmer
8 2 (5.71%) Web Engineer
9 1 (2.86%) C# Programmer
9 1 (2.86%) CRM Developer
9 1 (2.86%) User Experience Developer
9 1 (2.86%) Automation Analyst
9 1 (2.86%) UI Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (65.71%) HTML
2 20 (57.14%) CSS
3 17 (48.57%) jQuery
4 12 (34.29%) HTML5
5 7 (20.00%) XML
6 6 (17.14%) LAMP
6 6 (17.14%) Symfony
7 5 (14.29%) CSS3
7 5 (14.29%) Sass
7 5 (14.29%) AngularJS
8 4 (11.43%) RESTful
8 4 (11.43%) Ajax
9 3 (8.57%) JSON
9 3 (8.57%) Backbone.js
10 2 (5.71%) LESS
10 2 (5.71%) Underscore.js
10 2 (5.71%) Twitter Bootstrap
10 2 (5.71%) Flash
10 2 (5.71%) STL
10 2 (5.71%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 2 (5.71%) Social Media
2 1 (2.86%) Learning Management System
2 1 (2.86%) Open Source
2 1 (2.86%) Animation
2 1 (2.86%) Computer Science
2 1 (2.86%) Client/Server
2 1 (2.86%) SCORM
2 1 (2.86%) VLE
2 1 (2.86%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
Operating Systems
1 4 (11.43%) Linux
2 1 (2.86%) CentOS
2 1 (2.86%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 1 (2.86%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (25.71%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (20.00%) MVC
3 6 (17.14%) E-Commerce
4 5 (14.29%) OOP
4 5 (14.29%) OO
5 3 (8.57%) CRM
5 3 (8.57%) Analytics
6 2 (5.71%) Responsive Web Design
6 2 (5.71%) Data Modelling
6 2 (5.71%) SOA
6 2 (5.71%) Web Development
6 2 (5.71%) Software Testing
6 2 (5.71%) TDD
6 2 (5.71%) Data Analysis
6 2 (5.71%) Software Engineering
6 2 (5.71%) Data Mapping
6 2 (5.71%) Release Management
7 1 (2.86%) BDD
7 1 (2.86%) Digital Marketing
7 1 (2.86%) 3D Modelling
Programming Languages
1 21 (60.00%) JavaScript
2 8 (22.86%) SQL
3 7 (20.00%) C#
4 6 (17.14%) Java
5 3 (8.57%) Python
6 2 (5.71%) C++
6 2 (5.71%) ActionScript
6 2 (5.71%) Shell Script
6 2 (5.71%) Ruby
6 2 (5.71%) Bash Shell
7 1 (2.86%) VBScript
7 1 (2.86%) ECMAScript
7 1 (2.86%) FoxPro (VFP)
Qualifications
1 2 (5.71%) Degree
2 1 (2.86%) Security Cleared
Systems Management
1 1 (2.86%) Nagios
Vendors
1 2 (5.71%) Rackspace
1 2 (5.71%) Zend
2 1 (2.86%) Google
2 1 (2.86%) Microsoft
2 1 (2.86%) Adobe
2 1 (2.86%) Red Hat
2 1 (2.86%) Salesforce.com
2 1 (2.86%) Splunk
2 1 (2.86%) Marketo
2 1 (2.86%) Twitter
2 1 (2.86%) Pardot
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