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 27 July 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
27 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
PHP
Rank 59 63 64
Rank change year-on-year
+4 +1
Contract jobs citing PHP 25 20 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 2.01% 1.55% 1.39%
As % of the Programming Languages category 6.58% 5.33% 4.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 14 6
Average daily rate
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£300 £300 £250
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +20.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £286 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £324 £350 £413
UK excluding London average daily rate £320 £325 £275
% change year-on-year
-1.53% +18.18%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £40.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £30.50 £22.66
% change year-on-year
-18.03% +34.59%
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
380 375 329
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 30.55% 28.98% 32.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 217 230 187
Average daily rate £356 £350 £360
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.78% -2.64%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £265 £244
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £484 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £351 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+0.14% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 13 8
Average hourly rate £40.00 £20.00 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+100.00% -11.11%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+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 27 July 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 27 July 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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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
Milton Keynes +1 10 £300 -14.28% 8
Aylesbury - 3 £288 -
Buckingham - 2 £300 -
Amersham +6 1 - -
Marlow -4 1 £330 +10.00%
High Wycombe -5 1 £483 +60.83% 1
PHP
South East

PHP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire

For the 6 months to 27 July 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 31 (68.89%) HTML
2 30 (66.67%) CSS
3 25 (55.56%) MySQL
4 18 (40.00%) JavaScript
5 15 (33.33%) jQuery
6 14 (31.11%) Agile Software Development
7 13 (28.89%) SQL
7 13 (28.89%) HTML5
8 12 (26.67%) MVC
9 10 (22.22%) Scrum
10 9 (20.00%) OOP
11 8 (17.78%) CSS3
11 8 (17.78%) Symfony
11 8 (17.78%) Zend
11 8 (17.78%) PHP5
12 7 (15.56%) WordPress
12 7 (15.56%) E-Commerce
12 7 (15.56%) Linux
13 6 (13.33%) Subversion
13 6 (13.33%) Magento
14 5 (11.11%) Mobile App
14 5 (11.11%) OO
14 5 (11.11%) C++
15 4 (8.89%) Web Services
15 4 (8.89%) Android
15 4 (8.89%) Appcelerator
15 4 (8.89%) Appcelerator Titanium
15 4 (8.89%) Bash Shell
15 4 (8.89%) Apple iOS
15 4 (8.89%) Mobile Development

PHP
Top Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire by Category

For the 6 months to 27 July 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 7 (15.56%) WordPress
2 3 (6.67%) Apache
2 3 (6.67%) Drupal
3 2 (4.44%) CMS
4 1 (2.22%) OpenStack
4 1 (2.22%) Facebook Platform
Applications
1 1 (2.22%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 6 (13.33%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 3 (6.67%) GitHub
2 1 (2.22%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (2.22%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (4.44%) HTTP
2 1 (2.22%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 25 (55.56%) MySQL
2 3 (6.67%) SQL Server
3 1 (2.22%) SQL Server 2005
3 1 (2.22%) SQLite
3 1 (2.22%) Azure SQL Database
Development Applications
1 6 (13.33%) Subversion
2 4 (8.89%) Appcelerator Titanium
3 2 (4.44%) Git (software)
4 1 (2.22%) Moq
4 1 (2.22%) TeamCity
4 1 (2.22%) Grunt
4 1 (2.22%) gulp
4 1 (2.22%) NUnit
General
1 3 (6.67%) Finance
2 2 (4.44%) Advertising
2 2 (4.44%) Banking
2 2 (4.44%) Marketing
3 1 (2.22%) Back Office
3 1 (2.22%) Retail
3 1 (2.22%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 42 (93.33%) Developer
2 17 (37.78%) PHP Developer
3 6 (13.33%) Magento Developer
4 5 (11.11%) Front-End Developer
5 4 (8.89%) Web Developer
5 4 (8.89%) Mobile Developer
6 3 (6.67%) Senior Developer
6 3 (6.67%) C++ Developer
7 2 (4.44%) PHP Web Developer
7 2 (4.44%) Drupal Developer
8 1 (2.22%) C# .NET Developer
8 1 (2.22%) Senior PHP Developer
8 1 (2.22%) C# ASP.NET Developer
8 1 (2.22%) Senior Front-End Developer
8 1 (2.22%) Front-End Web Developer
8 1 (2.22%) Software Developer
8 1 (2.22%) Junior
8 1 (2.22%) C# Developer
8 1 (2.22%) Senior Web Developer
8 1 (2.22%) Junior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 31 (68.89%) HTML
2 30 (66.67%) CSS
3 15 (33.33%) jQuery
4 13 (28.89%) HTML5
5 8 (17.78%) CSS3
5 8 (17.78%) Symfony
6 4 (8.89%) Web Services
7 3 (6.67%) ASP.NET
7 3 (6.67%) STL
7 3 (6.67%) .NET
7 3 (6.67%) LAMP
7 3 (6.67%) Laravel
7 3 (6.67%) Twitter Bootstrap
8 2 (4.44%) Ajax
8 2 (4.44%) JSON
8 2 (4.44%) WCF
8 2 (4.44%) XML
8 2 (4.44%) XHTML
9 1 (2.22%) Classic ASP
9 1 (2.22%) JSP
Miscellaneous
1 5 (11.11%) Mobile App
2 2 (4.44%) User Experience
2 2 (4.44%) Replication
3 1 (2.22%) Computer Science
3 1 (2.22%) Data Integration
3 1 (2.22%) Inversion of Control
3 1 (2.22%) Digital Media
3 1 (2.22%) Embedded Systems
3 1 (2.22%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 7 (15.56%) Linux
2 4 (8.89%) Android
2 4 (8.89%) Apple iOS
3 2 (4.44%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (31.11%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (26.67%) MVC
3 10 (22.22%) Scrum
4 9 (20.00%) OOP
5 7 (15.56%) E-Commerce
6 5 (11.11%) OO
7 4 (8.89%) Mobile Development
8 3 (6.67%) Open Source
8 3 (6.67%) Software Engineering
8 3 (6.67%) Unit Testing
9 2 (4.44%) Web Development
9 2 (4.44%) Digital Marketing
9 2 (4.44%) Project Management
9 2 (4.44%) TDD
9 2 (4.44%) Responsive Web Design
10 1 (2.22%) Software Deployment
10 1 (2.22%) DevOps
10 1 (2.22%) CRUD
10 1 (2.22%) Continuous Delivery
10 1 (2.22%) MVVM
Programming Languages
1 18 (40.00%) JavaScript
2 13 (28.89%) SQL
3 8 (17.78%) PHP5
4 5 (11.11%) C++
5 4 (8.89%) Bash Shell
6 3 (6.67%) Python
6 3 (6.67%) Shell Script
6 3 (6.67%) Perl
7 2 (4.44%) Java
7 2 (4.44%) C#
7 2 (4.44%) PHP4
7 2 (4.44%) Ruby
8 1 (2.22%) Objective-C
8 1 (2.22%) C
8 1 (2.22%) PL/SQL
8 1 (2.22%) VBScript
8 1 (2.22%) VBA
Qualifications
1 1 (2.22%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (2.22%) Degree
1 1 (2.22%) Security Cleared
Systems Management
1 1 (2.22%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 8 (17.78%) Zend
2 4 (8.89%) Appcelerator
3 3 (6.67%) Oracle
4 2 (4.44%) Microsoft
5 1 (2.22%) Google
5 1 (2.22%) Facebook
5 1 (2.22%) Twitter
5 1 (2.22%) Rackspace
5 1 (2.22%) Xamarin
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Austin Fraser
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