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 1 August 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
1 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
PHP
Rank 61 63 58
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -5
Contract jobs citing PHP 20 15 16
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 1.55% 1.45% 1.66%
As % of the Programming Languages category 5.63% 4.44% 5.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 7 7
Average daily rate
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£308 £225 £250
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+36.66% -10.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £286 £208 £156
10% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £400 £286
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £275 £284
% change year-on-year
+18.18% -3.08%
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
355 338 313
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 27.54% 32.66% 32.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 212 191 155
Average daily rate £345 £360 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.16% +10.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £219 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £490 £450 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 9 10
Average hourly rate £20.00 £17.50 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% -50.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.70 £12.50 £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 1 August 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 1 August 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 +2 7 £350 +64.70% 10
Marlow - 2 £300 - 3
Amersham - 2 £325 -
Aylesbury - - - - 1
Newport Pagnell - - - -
Bletchley - - - -
PHP
South East

PHP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire

For the 6 months to 1 August 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 (62.16%) HTML
2 21 (56.76%) JavaScript
3 20 (54.05%) CSS
4 17 (45.95%) jQuery
5 13 (35.14%) HTML5
6 12 (32.43%) MySQL
7 10 (27.03%) Agile Software Development
8 8 (21.62%) SQL
8 8 (21.62%) XML
8 8 (21.62%) MVC
9 7 (18.92%) C#
9 7 (18.92%) Drupal
9 7 (18.92%) Git (software)
10 6 (16.22%) Symfony
10 6 (16.22%) Subversion
10 6 (16.22%) Java
10 6 (16.22%) Linux
10 6 (16.22%) E-Commerce
10 6 (16.22%) LAMP
10 6 (16.22%) CSS3
10 6 (16.22%) AngularJS
11 5 (13.51%) Sass
11 5 (13.51%) OOP
11 5 (13.51%) OO
11 5 (13.51%) Ajax
12 4 (10.81%) RESTful
12 4 (10.81%) JSON
12 4 (10.81%) Retail
12 4 (10.81%) Apache
12 4 (10.81%) Backbone.js

PHP
Top Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire by Category

For the 6 months to 1 August 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 7 (18.92%) Drupal
2 4 (10.81%) Apache
3 2 (5.41%) SugarCRM
3 2 (5.41%) CMS
4 1 (2.70%) Node.js
4 1 (2.70%) Confluence
4 1 (2.70%) Tomcat
4 1 (2.70%) IIS
4 1 (2.70%) nginx
4 1 (2.70%) Moodle
Applications
1 1 (2.70%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (2.70%) Google Analytics
Cloud Services
1 2 (5.41%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (2.70%) Rackspace Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.70%) HTTP
1 1 (2.70%) TCP/IP
1 1 (2.70%) SSL
1 1 (2.70%) Firewall
1 1 (2.70%) Network Security
1 1 (2.70%) Intrusion Detection
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (32.43%) MySQL
2 2 (5.41%) MongoDB
2 2 (5.41%) NoSQL
3 1 (2.70%) Big Data
3 1 (2.70%) Relational Database
3 1 (2.70%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 7 (18.92%) Git (software)
2 6 (16.22%) Subversion
3 2 (5.41%) PHPUnit
4 1 (2.70%) XMLUnit
4 1 (2.70%) Balsamiq Mockups
4 1 (2.70%) Redmine
4 1 (2.70%) JMeter
4 1 (2.70%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (2.70%) WebDriver
4 1 (2.70%) Mercurial
4 1 (2.70%) JIRA
4 1 (2.70%) Selenium
General
1 4 (10.81%) Retail
2 3 (8.11%) Marketing
3 1 (2.70%) Games
3 1 (2.70%) Finance
3 1 (2.70%) Automotive
3 1 (2.70%) Publishing
3 1 (2.70%) Interactive Media
Job Titles
1 29 (78.38%) Developer
2 9 (24.32%) PHP Developer
3 8 (21.62%) Front-End Developer
4 7 (18.92%) Web Developer
5 5 (13.51%) Drupal Developer
6 4 (10.81%) Front-End Web Developer
7 3 (8.11%) PHP Symfony Developer
8 2 (5.41%) JavaScript Developer
8 2 (5.41%) PHP Programmer
8 2 (5.41%) Web Programmer
8 2 (5.41%) Web Engineer
8 2 (5.41%) Programmer
8 2 (5.41%) Lead Developer
8 2 (5.41%) Software Engineer
8 2 (5.41%) PHP Zend Developer
9 1 (2.70%) CSS Developer
9 1 (2.70%) User Experience Developer
9 1 (2.70%) Automation Analyst
9 1 (2.70%) C# Programmer
9 1 (2.70%) CRM Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (62.16%) HTML
2 20 (54.05%) CSS
3 17 (45.95%) jQuery
4 13 (35.14%) HTML5
5 8 (21.62%) XML
6 6 (16.22%) Symfony
6 6 (16.22%) LAMP
6 6 (16.22%) CSS3
6 6 (16.22%) AngularJS
7 5 (13.51%) Sass
7 5 (13.51%) Ajax
8 4 (10.81%) RESTful
8 4 (10.81%) JSON
8 4 (10.81%) Backbone.js
9 3 (8.11%) Twitter Bootstrap
9 3 (8.11%) .NET
10 2 (5.41%) Flash
10 2 (5.41%) STL
10 2 (5.41%) LESS
10 2 (5.41%) Underscore.js
Miscellaneous
1 2 (5.41%) Social Media
1 2 (5.41%) Open Source
2 1 (2.70%) Mobile App
2 1 (2.70%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 1 (2.70%) Client/Server
2 1 (2.70%) SCORM
2 1 (2.70%) VLE
2 1 (2.70%) Learning Management System
2 1 (2.70%) Animation
2 1 (2.70%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 6 (16.22%) Linux
2 2 (5.41%) CentOS
2 2 (5.41%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (2.70%) Windows
3 1 (2.70%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (27.03%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (21.62%) MVC
3 6 (16.22%) E-Commerce
4 5 (13.51%) OOP
4 5 (13.51%) OO
5 3 (8.11%) Analytics
5 3 (8.11%) Responsive Web Design
5 3 (8.11%) CRM
6 2 (5.41%) Software Testing
6 2 (5.41%) Web Development
6 2 (5.41%) TDD
6 2 (5.41%) Data Analysis
6 2 (5.41%) Software Engineering
6 2 (5.41%) Release Management
6 2 (5.41%) Unit Testing
6 2 (5.41%) Data Mapping
6 2 (5.41%) Data Modelling
6 2 (5.41%) SOA
7 1 (2.70%) BDD
7 1 (2.70%) Big Data Analytics
Programming Languages
1 21 (56.76%) JavaScript
2 8 (21.62%) SQL
3 7 (18.92%) C#
4 6 (16.22%) Java
5 3 (8.11%) Python
5 3 (8.11%) Shell Script
5 3 (8.11%) Ruby
6 2 (5.41%) ActionScript
6 2 (5.41%) C++
6 2 (5.41%) Bash Shell
7 1 (2.70%) ECMAScript
7 1 (2.70%) FoxPro (VFP)
7 1 (2.70%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 2 (5.41%) Degree
2 1 (2.70%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 1 (2.70%) Varnish
1 1 (2.70%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (5.41%) Nagios
2 1 (2.70%) Puppet
2 1 (2.70%) Zenoss
Vendors
1 2 (5.41%) Zend
1 2 (5.41%) Red Hat
1 2 (5.41%) Twitter
1 2 (5.41%) Rackspace
2 1 (2.70%) Splunk
2 1 (2.70%) Marketo
2 1 (2.70%) Pardot
2 1 (2.70%) Microsoft
2 1 (2.70%) Adobe
2 1 (2.70%) Salesforce.com
2 1 (2.70%) VMware
2 1 (2.70%) Google
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