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 14 February 2016 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
14 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
PHP
Rank 59 66 64
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -2
Contract jobs citing PHP 15 20 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 1.54% 1.73% 1.11%
As % of the Programming Languages category 4.37% 5.42% 3.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 10 9
Average daily rate £331 £300 £380
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.41% -21.05%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £259 £304
10% offered a daily rate of more than £381 £354 £415
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £325 £300
% change year-on-year
- +8.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.50 £30.20 £21.75
% change year-on-year
+17.54% +38.85%
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
343 369 311
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 35.18% 31.84% 31.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 193 180 179
Average daily rate £365 £350 £380
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.28% -7.89%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £263 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £425 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 10 8
Average hourly rate £28.75 £30.00 £36.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-4.16% -17.24%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.30 £17.00 £23.69
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £39.70 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £36.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+11.11% +5.88%

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
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 14 February 2016. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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 +3 12 £369 +22.91% 6
PHP
South East

PHP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire

For the 6 months to 14 February 2016, 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 (74.19%) HTML
2 18 (58.06%) CSS
3 17 (54.84%) Java
4 15 (48.39%) JavaScript
5 14 (45.16%) SQL
6 13 (41.94%) HTML5
7 12 (38.71%) Agile Software Development
8 11 (35.48%) .NET
9 10 (32.26%) E-Commerce
9 10 (32.26%) Finance
9 10 (32.26%) Apache
9 10 (32.26%) Web Development
10 9 (29.03%) jQuery
10 9 (29.03%) Project Management
11 8 (25.81%) CMS
11 8 (25.81%) C#
11 8 (25.81%) MySQL
12 7 (22.58%) Workflow
12 7 (22.58%) CSS3
12 7 (22.58%) Twitter Bootstrap
13 6 (19.35%) AngularJS
13 6 (19.35%) PowerShell
13 6 (19.35%) Active Directory
13 6 (19.35%) SQL Server
13 6 (19.35%) IIS
14 5 (16.13%) MS Office
14 5 (16.13%) Unix
14 5 (16.13%) Linux
14 5 (16.13%) MS Visio
14 5 (16.13%) LDAP

PHP
Top Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire by Category

For the 6 months to 14 February 2016, 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 10 (32.26%) Apache
2 8 (25.81%) CMS
3 6 (19.35%) IIS
4 5 (16.13%) Drupal
4 5 (16.13%) SharePoint
4 5 (16.13%) WebSphere
5 1 (3.23%) Elasticsearch
5 1 (3.23%) WordPress
Applications
1 5 (16.13%) MS Excel
1 5 (16.13%) MS Office
1 5 (16.13%) MS Visio
2 4 (12.90%) MS PowerPoint
3 3 (9.68%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 4 (12.90%) Oracle CRM
2 2 (6.45%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 3 (9.68%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 5 (16.13%) LDAP
1 5 (16.13%) SMTP
2 1 (3.23%) Firewall
2 1 (3.23%) NetScaler
2 1 (3.23%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (25.81%) MySQL
2 6 (19.35%) SQL Server
3 5 (16.13%) PostgreSQL
4 1 (3.23%) Hadoop
4 1 (3.23%) MongoDB
4 1 (3.23%) NoSQL
4 1 (3.23%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 2 (6.45%) Grunt
1 2 (6.45%) gulp
2 1 (3.23%) Git (software)
2 1 (3.23%) JIRA
2 1 (3.23%) Subversion
General
1 10 (32.26%) Finance
2 5 (16.13%) Banking
2 5 (16.13%) Marketing
3 3 (9.68%) Telecoms
4 1 (3.23%) Advertising
4 1 (3.23%) Pharmaceutical
4 1 (3.23%) Retail
Job Titles
1 23 (74.19%) Developer
2 5 (16.13%) Web Developer
3 3 (9.68%) Analyst
3 3 (9.68%) Digital Project Manager
3 3 (9.68%) PHP Developer
3 3 (9.68%) PostgreSQL Developer
3 3 (9.68%) Project Manager
3 3 (9.68%) SQL Developer
4 2 (6.45%) .NET Developer
4 2 (6.45%) Angular Developer
4 2 (6.45%) Digital Analyst
4 2 (6.45%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
4 2 (6.45%) Full Stack Developer
4 2 (6.45%) Software Developer
4 2 (6.45%) Technical Analyst
5 1 (3.23%) Administrator
5 1 (3.23%) Data Analyst
5 1 (3.23%) Infrastructure Specialist
5 1 (3.23%) Senior Analyst
5 1 (3.23%) VB Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (74.19%) HTML
2 18 (58.06%) CSS
3 13 (41.94%) HTML5
4 11 (35.48%) .NET
5 9 (29.03%) jQuery
6 7 (22.58%) CSS3
6 7 (22.58%) Twitter Bootstrap
7 6 (19.35%) AngularJS
8 5 (16.13%) Flash
8 5 (16.13%) Laravel
8 5 (16.13%) SOAP
8 5 (16.13%) Web Services
8 5 (16.13%) XML
9 4 (12.90%) LAPP Stack
10 3 (9.68%) ASP.NET
10 3 (9.68%) Sass
11 2 (6.45%) Ajax
11 2 (6.45%) JSON
12 1 (3.23%) Django
12 1 (3.23%) Mason
Miscellaneous
1 5 (16.13%) Social Media
2 4 (12.90%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (9.68%) User Experience
4 2 (6.45%) NHS
5 1 (3.23%) Data Extraction
Operating Systems
1 5 (16.13%) Linux
1 5 (16.13%) Unix
1 5 (16.13%) zOS
2 1 (3.23%) Windows
2 1 (3.23%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (38.71%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (32.26%) E-Commerce
2 10 (32.26%) Web Development
3 9 (29.03%) Project Management
4 7 (22.58%) Workflow
5 5 (16.13%) B2B
5 5 (16.13%) B2C
5 5 (16.13%) CRM
5 5 (16.13%) DevOps
5 5 (16.13%) Digital Marketing
5 5 (16.13%) Security Operations
5 5 (16.13%) SEO
5 5 (16.13%) Technical Analysis
6 4 (12.90%) Analytics
6 4 (12.90%) Email Marketing
6 4 (12.90%) ITIL
6 4 (12.90%) MVC
7 3 (9.68%) Benchmarking
7 3 (9.68%) Web Analytics
7 3 (9.68%) Web Application Development
Programming Languages
1 17 (54.84%) Java
2 15 (48.39%) JavaScript
3 14 (45.16%) SQL
4 8 (25.81%) C#
5 6 (19.35%) PowerShell
6 5 (16.13%) VB
7 4 (12.90%) Perl
7 4 (12.90%) Ruby
8 2 (6.45%) T-SQL
9 1 (3.23%) Python
9 1 (3.23%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 5 (16.13%) PMI Certification
1 5 (16.13%) PMP
System Software
1 6 (19.35%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (3.23%) cPanel
Vendors
1 5 (16.13%) IBM
1 5 (16.13%) Oracle
2 4 (12.90%) Salesforce.com
3 3 (9.68%) Google
4 1 (3.23%) Sitecore