The table below looks at the statistics for PHP skills in IT contracts advertised for the High Wycombe region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited PHP over the 3 months to 29 August 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
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
PHP
Rank 10 14 7
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -7
Contract jobs citing PHP 7 3 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in High Wycombe 7.87% 4.84% 11.63%
As % of the Programming Languages category 30.43% 13.04% 22.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 2 0
Average daily rate
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£350 £413 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-15.15% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £288 £280
% change year-on-year
+13.04% +2.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.78 £27.50 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+22.81% +30.95%
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Buckinghamshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Programming Languages category in contract jobs advertised in the High Wycombe region.

Programming Languages Category
High Wycombe
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
23 23 22
As % of all contract IT jobs located in High Wycombe 25.84% 37.10% 51.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 20 7
Average daily rate £300 £375 £278
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-20.00% +35.13%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £205 £310 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £438 £320
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 2
Average hourly rate £21.00 - £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £34.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+2.94% -2.85%

PHP
Jobs Demand Trend in High Wycombe

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing PHP across the High Wycombe region as a proportion of the total demand within the Programming Languages category.

PHP Jobs Demand Trend in High Wycombe

PHP
Daily Rate Trend in High Wycombe

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing PHP across the High Wycombe region.

PHP Daily Rate Trend in High Wycombe

PHP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in High Wycombe

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the High Wycombe 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 10 (71.43%) JavaScript
1 10 (71.43%) HTML
2 9 (64.29%) CSS
2 9 (64.29%) HTML5
3 8 (57.14%) jQuery
4 7 (50.00%) MySQL
4 7 (50.00%) Git (software)
5 6 (42.86%) Subversion
6 5 (35.71%) Agile Software Development
6 5 (35.71%) C#
6 5 (35.71%) SQL
7 4 (28.57%) Sass
7 4 (28.57%) CRUD
7 4 (28.57%) Java
8 3 (21.43%) VMware
8 3 (21.43%) Retail
8 3 (21.43%) Vulnerability Assessment
8 3 (21.43%) Intrusion Detection
8 3 (21.43%) Network Security
8 3 (21.43%) VMware Infrastructure
8 3 (21.43%) Load Balancing
8 3 (21.43%) Symfony
8 3 (21.43%) Web Services
8 3 (21.43%) Apache
8 3 (21.43%) Tomcat
8 3 (21.43%) E-Commerce
8 3 (21.43%) Debian
8 3 (21.43%) Firewall
8 3 (21.43%) Linux
8 3 (21.43%) TCP/IP

PHP
Top Related IT Skills in High Wycombe by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the High Wycombe 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 3 (21.43%) Apache
1 3 (21.43%) Tomcat
1 3 (21.43%) nginx
2 1 (7.14%) Confluence
Applications
1 1 (7.14%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (7.14%) Google Analytics
Cloud Services
1 3 (21.43%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (21.43%) TCP/IP
1 3 (21.43%) SSL
1 3 (21.43%) Firewall
1 3 (21.43%) Intrusion Detection
1 3 (21.43%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (50.00%) MySQL
2 1 (7.14%) SQL Server
2 1 (7.14%) MongoDB
2 1 (7.14%) NoSQL
2 1 (7.14%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 7 (50.00%) Git (software)
2 6 (42.86%) Subversion
3 1 (7.14%) JIRA
3 1 (7.14%) Mercurial
3 1 (7.14%) PHPUnit
3 1 (7.14%) Balsamiq Mockups
General
1 3 (21.43%) Retail
2 1 (7.14%) Marketing
2 1 (7.14%) Finance
2 1 (7.14%) Publishing
2 1 (7.14%) Games
Job Titles
1 11 (78.57%) Developer
2 6 (42.86%) Web Developer
3 5 (35.71%) Front-End Developer
4 4 (28.57%) Front-End Web Developer
4 4 (28.57%) PHP Developer
5 3 (21.43%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 3 (21.43%) Linux Engineer
5 3 (21.43%) PHP Symfony Developer
6 2 (14.29%) JavaScript Developer
7 1 (7.14%) UI Developer
7 1 (7.14%) Web Engineer
7 1 (7.14%) CSS Developer
7 1 (7.14%) User Experience Developer
7 1 (7.14%) UI Programmer
7 1 (7.14%) Software Engineer
7 1 (7.14%) Programmer
7 1 (7.14%) Integration Engineer
7 1 (7.14%) HTML Developer
7 1 (7.14%) PHP Programmer
7 1 (7.14%) Web Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (71.43%) HTML
2 9 (64.29%) CSS
2 9 (64.29%) HTML5
3 8 (57.14%) jQuery
4 4 (28.57%) Sass
5 3 (21.43%) AngularJS
5 3 (21.43%) Symfony
5 3 (21.43%) CSS3
5 3 (21.43%) Web Services
6 2 (14.29%) XML
6 2 (14.29%) Backbone.js
7 1 (7.14%) Mustache
7 1 (7.14%) REST
7 1 (7.14%) MooTools
7 1 (7.14%) WAMP
7 1 (7.14%) RESTful
7 1 (7.14%) LAMP
7 1 (7.14%) XML-RPC
7 1 (7.14%) Ajax
7 1 (7.14%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 1 (7.14%) SCORM
1 1 (7.14%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 3 (21.43%) Linux
1 3 (21.43%) Debian
1 3 (21.43%) CentOS
1 3 (21.43%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (35.71%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (28.57%) CRUD
3 3 (21.43%) Load Balancing
3 3 (21.43%) Vulnerability Assessment
3 3 (21.43%) E-Commerce
3 3 (21.43%) Configuration Management
4 2 (14.29%) MVC
4 2 (14.29%) Web Development
5 1 (7.14%) Business Development
5 1 (7.14%) OOP
5 1 (7.14%) Digital Marketing
5 1 (7.14%) Unit Testing
5 1 (7.14%) Responsive Web Design
5 1 (7.14%) Software Deployment
5 1 (7.14%) Analytics
5 1 (7.14%) SEO
5 1 (7.14%) SOA
5 1 (7.14%) Software Engineering
5 1 (7.14%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 10 (71.43%) JavaScript
2 5 (35.71%) SQL
2 5 (35.71%) C#
3 4 (28.57%) Java
4 3 (21.43%) Shell Script
5 1 (7.14%) Ruby
5 1 (7.14%) VBScript
5 1 (7.14%) ECMAScript
System Software
1 3 (21.43%) VMware Infrastructure
1 3 (21.43%) Varnish
Systems Management
1 3 (21.43%) Nagios
1 3 (21.43%) Zenoss
1 3 (21.43%) Puppet
Vendors
1 3 (21.43%) Red Hat
1 3 (21.43%) VMware
2 1 (7.14%) Google
2 1 (7.14%) Twitter
2 1 (7.14%) Adobe
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