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 23 January 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
23 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
PHP
Rank 65 58 62
Rank change year-on-year
-7 +4
Contract jobs citing PHP 19 16 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 1.67% 1.53% 1.04%
As % of the Programming Languages category 5.69% 4.98% 4.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 10 7
Average daily rate
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£300 £325 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.69% +18.18%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £225 £217
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £415 £335
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £300 £290
% change year-on-year
+8.33% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 1
Average hourly rate - £20.00 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -38.46%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.28 £20.50 £31.50
% change year-on-year
+28.17% -34.92%
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
334 321 190
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 29.43% 30.72% 24.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 154 188 85
Average daily rate £363 £350 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.57% +16.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £225 £220
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 15 10 17
Average hourly rate £30.00 £37.50 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-20.00% +66.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.00 £27.40 £17.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £50.00 £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.50 £32.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+9.23% -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 23 January 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 23 January 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 -2 15 £305 -21.79% 10
Aylesbury - - - -
High Wycombe - - - -
PHP
South East

PHP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire

For the 6 months to 23 January 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 21 (56.76%) JavaScript
2 19 (51.35%) CSS
3 18 (48.65%) HTML
4 15 (40.54%) MySQL
5 12 (32.43%) MVC
6 11 (29.73%) Linux
6 11 (29.73%) jQuery
7 10 (27.03%) Git (software)
7 10 (27.03%) LAMP
8 9 (24.32%) Web Services
8 9 (24.32%) Apache
8 9 (24.32%) Agile Software Development
9 8 (21.62%) Amazon AWS
9 8 (21.62%) HTML5
10 7 (18.92%) CMS
10 7 (18.92%) SQL
11 6 (16.22%) PHP5
11 6 (16.22%) OO
11 6 (16.22%) Ajax
12 5 (13.51%) Drupal
12 5 (13.51%) SQL Server
12 5 (13.51%) Configuration Management
12 5 (13.51%) SaaS
12 5 (13.51%) CSS3
12 5 (13.51%) OO PHP
12 5 (13.51%) DevOps
12 5 (13.51%) User Experience
13 4 (10.81%) Laravel
13 4 (10.81%) Yii
13 4 (10.81%) Puppet

PHP
Top Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire by Category

For the 6 months to 23 January 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 9 (24.32%) Apache
2 7 (18.92%) CMS
3 5 (13.51%) Drupal
4 3 (8.11%) WordPress
4 3 (8.11%) nginx
4 3 (8.11%) Moodle
4 3 (8.11%) Tomcat
5 2 (5.41%) Joomla!
5 2 (5.41%) Oracle SOA Suite
6 1 (2.70%) Confluence
6 1 (2.70%) Node.js
Business Applications
1 1 (2.70%) SAP Oil and Gas
1 1 (2.70%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 8 (21.62%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (13.51%) SaaS
3 3 (8.11%) Route 53
4 2 (5.41%) Amazon ELB
Communications & Networking
1 3 (8.11%) TCP/IP
1 3 (8.11%) SSL
1 3 (8.11%) Firewall
1 3 (8.11%) Intrusion Detection
1 3 (8.11%) Network Security
2 1 (2.70%) Intranet
2 1 (2.70%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (40.54%) MySQL
2 5 (13.51%) SQL Server
3 3 (8.11%) Amazon RDS
4 2 (5.41%) Oracle Database
4 2 (5.41%) Relational Database
4 2 (5.41%) Oracle Database 11g
5 1 (2.70%) MongoDB
5 1 (2.70%) NoSQL
5 1 (2.70%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 10 (27.03%) Git (software)
2 4 (10.81%) Subversion
3 3 (8.11%) Team Foundation Server
4 2 (5.41%) Selenium
4 2 (5.41%) NUnit
5 1 (2.70%) JMeter
5 1 (2.70%) JIRA
5 1 (2.70%) Redmine
General
1 2 (5.41%) Finance
1 2 (5.41%) Marketing
2 1 (2.70%) Manufacturing
2 1 (2.70%) Retail
2 1 (2.70%) Electronics
2 1 (2.70%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 25 (67.57%) Developer
2 15 (40.54%) PHP Developer
3 8 (21.62%) Web Developer
4 5 (13.51%) Applications Developer
5 3 (8.11%) Linux Engineer
5 3 (8.11%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 2 (5.41%) PHP Web Developer
6 2 (5.41%) Senior Web Developer
6 2 (5.41%) Web Architect
6 2 (5.41%) LAMP Developer
6 2 (5.41%) Senior Developer
6 2 (5.41%) Consultant
6 2 (5.41%) Architect
7 1 (2.70%) Tester
7 1 (2.70%) Programmer
7 1 (2.70%) Lead Developer
7 1 (2.70%) Front-End Developer
7 1 (2.70%) Configuration Engineer
7 1 (2.70%) Technical Developer
7 1 (2.70%) PHP MySQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (51.35%) CSS
2 18 (48.65%) HTML
3 11 (29.73%) jQuery
4 10 (27.03%) LAMP
5 9 (24.32%) Web Services
6 8 (21.62%) HTML5
7 6 (16.22%) Ajax
8 5 (13.51%) CSS3
9 4 (10.81%) Laravel
9 4 (10.81%) ASP.NET
9 4 (10.81%) Yii
9 4 (10.81%) .NET
10 3 (8.11%) XML
10 3 (8.11%) Symfony
11 2 (5.41%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
11 2 (5.41%) Twitter Bootstrap
11 2 (5.41%) SOAP
11 2 (5.41%) .NET Framework
11 2 (5.41%) Dojo
11 2 (5.41%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 5 (13.51%) User Experience
2 3 (8.11%) Inversion of Control
3 2 (5.41%) Computer Science
3 2 (5.41%) Open Source
4 1 (2.70%) Learning Management System
4 1 (2.70%) Mobile App
4 1 (2.70%) DTV
4 1 (2.70%) BBC
4 1 (2.70%) E-Learning
4 1 (2.70%) VLE
Operating Systems
1 11 (29.73%) Linux
2 3 (8.11%) Debian
2 3 (8.11%) CentOS
2 3 (8.11%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 3 (8.11%) Windows
3 1 (2.70%) Apple iOS
3 1 (2.70%) Android
3 1 (2.70%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (32.43%) MVC
2 9 (24.32%) Agile Software Development
3 6 (16.22%) OO
4 5 (13.51%) Configuration Management
4 5 (13.51%) OO PHP
4 5 (13.51%) DevOps
5 4 (10.81%) Unit Testing
5 4 (10.81%) SOA
6 3 (8.11%) CRM
6 3 (8.11%) E-Commerce
6 3 (8.11%) Vulnerability Assessment
6 3 (8.11%) Web Development
6 3 (8.11%) Load Balancing
6 3 (8.11%) Dependency Injection
6 3 (8.11%) Responsive Web Design
7 2 (5.41%) Release Management
7 2 (5.41%) Refactoring
7 2 (5.41%) Automated Testing
7 2 (5.41%) Web Design
7 2 (5.41%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 21 (56.76%) JavaScript
2 7 (18.92%) SQL
3 6 (16.22%) PHP5
4 4 (10.81%) Shell Script
5 3 (8.11%) C
5 3 (8.11%) C#
6 2 (5.41%) Ruby
7 1 (2.70%) Java
7 1 (2.70%) VBScript
7 1 (2.70%) ActionScript
7 1 (2.70%) PHP4
Qualifications
1 2 (5.41%) Degree
2 1 (2.70%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.70%) QA
System Software
1 3 (8.11%) VMware Infrastructure
1 3 (8.11%) Varnish
Systems Management
1 4 (10.81%) Nagios
1 4 (10.81%) Puppet
2 3 (8.11%) Zenoss
3 1 (2.70%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (2.70%) cPanel
Vendors
1 4 (10.81%) Red Hat
2 3 (8.11%) VMware
2 3 (8.11%) Siebel
3 2 (5.41%) Microsoft
3 2 (5.41%) Oracle
4 1 (2.70%) SAP
4 1 (2.70%) Zend
4 1 (2.70%) Splunk
4 1 (2.70%) Twitter
4 1 (2.70%) Rackspace
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