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 22 September 2014 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
22 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
PHP
Rank 69 70 57
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -13
Contract jobs citing PHP 12 10 17
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 1.03% 0.95% 1.71%
As % of the Programming Languages category 3.73% 2.62% 5.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 6 3
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£350 £313 £250
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.00% +25.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £299 £200 £122
10% offered a daily rate of more than £416 £425 £330
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £300 £285
% change year-on-year
+8.33% +5.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £28.00 £26.50 £23.50
% change year-on-year
+5.66% +12.76%
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
322 382 315
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 27.64% 36.24% 31.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 186 202 151
Average daily rate £350 £350 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £260 £206
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 6 17
Average hourly rate £18.50 £17.50 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.71% -50.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.67 £12.50 £14.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £32.50 £38.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £32.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -7.14%

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 22 September 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 22 September 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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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 6 £350 - 12
High Wycombe -2 4 £350 -15.15% 4
Marlow - 1 - -
Amersham - 1 - -
Aylesbury - - - - 2
Newport Pagnell - - - -
PHP
South East

PHP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire

For the 6 months to 22 September 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 18 (52.94%) HTML
2 16 (47.06%) JavaScript
3 15 (44.12%) MySQL
3 15 (44.12%) CSS
4 13 (38.24%) HTML5
5 11 (32.35%) jQuery
6 9 (26.47%) Git (software)
6 9 (26.47%) Agile Software Development
7 8 (23.53%) Linux
8 7 (20.59%) Apache
8 7 (20.59%) XML
8 7 (20.59%) SQL
8 7 (20.59%) MVC
8 7 (20.59%) Subversion
8 7 (20.59%) User Experience
9 6 (17.65%) CSS3
9 6 (17.65%) AngularJS
9 6 (17.65%) C#
9 6 (17.65%) E-Commerce
10 5 (14.71%) Java
10 5 (14.71%) Shell Script
10 5 (14.71%) LAMP
10 5 (14.71%) Amazon AWS
10 5 (14.71%) Symfony
10 5 (14.71%) Sass
11 4 (11.76%) Backbone.js
11 4 (11.76%) CRUD
11 4 (11.76%) Web Development
11 4 (11.76%) Ajax
11 4 (11.76%) CentOS

PHP
Top Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire by Category

For the 6 months to 22 September 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 (20.59%) Apache
2 3 (8.82%) Tomcat
2 3 (8.82%) CMS
2 3 (8.82%) nginx
3 2 (5.88%) SugarCRM
3 2 (5.88%) Drupal
4 1 (2.94%) WordPress
4 1 (2.94%) Joomla!
4 1 (2.94%) Moodle
4 1 (2.94%) Confluence
4 1 (2.94%) Node.js
Business Applications
1 1 (2.94%) Google Analytics
1 1 (2.94%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 5 (14.71%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (5.88%) SaaS
3 1 (2.94%) Route 53
3 1 (2.94%) Amazon ELB
Communications & Networking
1 3 (8.82%) TCP/IP
1 3 (8.82%) SSL
1 3 (8.82%) Firewall
1 3 (8.82%) Intrusion Detection
1 3 (8.82%) Network Security
2 1 (2.94%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (44.12%) MySQL
2 3 (8.82%) MongoDB
3 2 (5.88%) NoSQL
4 1 (2.94%) Big Data
4 1 (2.94%) Amazon RDS
4 1 (2.94%) Relational Database
4 1 (2.94%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 9 (26.47%) Git (software)
2 7 (20.59%) Subversion
3 1 (2.94%) JIRA
3 1 (2.94%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (2.94%) PHPUnit
3 1 (2.94%) Redmine
General
1 3 (8.82%) Retail
1 3 (8.82%) Marketing
2 1 (2.94%) Interactive Media
2 1 (2.94%) Finance
2 1 (2.94%) Games
Job Titles
1 25 (73.53%) Developer
2 11 (32.35%) PHP Developer
3 8 (23.53%) Web Developer
4 7 (20.59%) Front-End Developer
5 4 (11.76%) Front-End Web Developer
6 3 (8.82%) PHP Symfony Developer
6 3 (8.82%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 3 (8.82%) Linux Engineer
7 2 (5.88%) Programmer
7 2 (5.88%) PHP Zend Developer
7 2 (5.88%) PHP Programmer
7 2 (5.88%) Web Programmer
7 2 (5.88%) Software Engineer
7 2 (5.88%) Web Engineer
8 1 (2.94%) Technical Developer
8 1 (2.94%) CRM Developer
8 1 (2.94%) PHP MySQL Developer
8 1 (2.94%) CakePHP Developer
8 1 (2.94%) Magento Developer
8 1 (2.94%) PHP Magento Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (52.94%) HTML
2 15 (44.12%) CSS
3 13 (38.24%) HTML5
4 11 (32.35%) jQuery
5 7 (20.59%) XML
6 6 (17.65%) CSS3
6 6 (17.65%) AngularJS
7 5 (14.71%) Sass
7 5 (14.71%) Symfony
7 5 (14.71%) LAMP
8 4 (11.76%) Ajax
8 4 (11.76%) Web Services
8 4 (11.76%) Backbone.js
9 3 (8.82%) Twitter Bootstrap
9 3 (8.82%) RESTful
9 3 (8.82%) Flash
9 3 (8.82%) .NET
10 2 (5.88%) SOAP
10 2 (5.88%) STL
10 2 (5.88%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 7 (20.59%) User Experience
2 3 (8.82%) Open Source
3 2 (5.88%) Social Media
4 1 (2.94%) Mobile App
4 1 (2.94%) Client/Server
4 1 (2.94%) SCORM
4 1 (2.94%) VLE
4 1 (2.94%) Animation
4 1 (2.94%) Computer Science
4 1 (2.94%) Learning Management System
Operating Systems
1 8 (23.53%) Linux
2 4 (11.76%) CentOS
2 4 (11.76%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 3 (8.82%) Debian
4 1 (2.94%) Android
4 1 (2.94%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (26.47%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (20.59%) MVC
3 6 (17.65%) E-Commerce
4 4 (11.76%) OOP
4 4 (11.76%) OO
4 4 (11.76%) Web Development
4 4 (11.76%) CRUD
5 3 (8.82%) Load Balancing
5 3 (8.82%) Responsive Web Design
5 3 (8.82%) Analytics
5 3 (8.82%) CRM
5 3 (8.82%) Configuration Management
5 3 (8.82%) Vulnerability Assessment
6 2 (5.88%) Data Analysis
6 2 (5.88%) Software Engineering
6 2 (5.88%) Data Modelling
6 2 (5.88%) SOA
6 2 (5.88%) Release Management
6 2 (5.88%) Unit Testing
6 2 (5.88%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 16 (47.06%) JavaScript
2 7 (20.59%) SQL
3 6 (17.65%) C#
4 5 (14.71%) Shell Script
4 5 (14.71%) Java
5 3 (8.82%) ActionScript
5 3 (8.82%) Python
5 3 (8.82%) Ruby
6 2 (5.88%) C++
6 2 (5.88%) Bash Shell
7 1 (2.94%) ECMAScript
7 1 (2.94%) VBScript
7 1 (2.94%) PHP5
7 1 (2.94%) PHP4
Qualifications
1 2 (5.88%) Degree
2 1 (2.94%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.94%) QA
System Software
1 3 (8.82%) VMware Infrastructure
1 3 (8.82%) Varnish
Systems Management
1 4 (11.76%) Nagios
2 3 (8.82%) Zenoss
2 3 (8.82%) Puppet
Vendors
1 4 (11.76%) Red Hat
2 3 (8.82%) VMware
3 2 (5.88%) Twitter
3 2 (5.88%) Rackspace
3 2 (5.88%) Zend
4 1 (2.94%) Splunk
4 1 (2.94%) Marketo
4 1 (2.94%) Pardot
4 1 (2.94%) Google
4 1 (2.94%) Salesforce.com
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