The first table below looks at the demand 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 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Programming Languages category for the High Wycombe region.

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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
PHP
Rank 11 10 13
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +3
Contract jobs citing PHP 3 2 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in High Wycombe 5.36% 5.13% 1.82%
As % of the Programming Languages category 18.75% 15.38% 4.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 2 0
Average daily rate £175 £294 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-40.42% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £275 £275
% change year-on-year
+18.18% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £16.50 £18.00
% change year-on-year
+112.12% -8.33%
Programming Languages Category
High Wycombe
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
16 13 22
As % of all contract IT jobs located in High Wycombe 28.57% 33.33% 40.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 11 9
Average daily rate £245 £275 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.90% -8.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £125 £250 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £386 £300 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £333 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.30% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Average hourly rate £25.50 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £35.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+2.85% +2.94%
PHP
Buckinghamshire

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 18 April 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 5 (83.33%) HTML
1 5 (83.33%) CSS
2 4 (66.67%) MVC
2 4 (66.67%) JavaScript
3 3 (50.00%) JSON
3 3 (50.00%) jQuery
3 3 (50.00%) HTML5
4 2 (33.33%) PHP5
4 2 (33.33%) Git (software)
4 2 (33.33%) REST
4 2 (33.33%) Symfony
4 2 (33.33%) Ajax
4 2 (33.33%) SOAP
4 2 (33.33%) Publishing
4 2 (33.33%) LAMP
4 2 (33.33%) SQL
4 2 (33.33%) MySQL
4 2 (33.33%) XML
5 1 (16.67%) Windows
5 1 (16.67%) OOP
5 1 (16.67%) OO
5 1 (16.67%) Python
5 1 (16.67%) SharePoint
5 1 (16.67%) E-Commerce
5 1 (16.67%) SOA
5 1 (16.67%) FoxPro (VFP)
5 1 (16.67%) Microsoft
5 1 (16.67%) Adobe
5 1 (16.67%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 1 (16.67%) SQL Server

PHP
Top Related IT Skills in High Wycombe by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 1 (16.67%) SharePoint
1 1 (16.67%) IIS
1 1 (16.67%) CMS
1 1 (16.67%) WebSphere
1 1 (16.67%) Drupal
1 1 (16.67%) WordPress
1 1 (16.67%) Confluence
Applications
1 1 (16.67%) MS PowerPoint
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (33.33%) MySQL
2 1 (16.67%) SQL Server
2 1 (16.67%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 2 (33.33%) Git (software)
2 1 (16.67%) Subversion
2 1 (16.67%) JIRA
2 1 (16.67%) Mercurial
2 1 (16.67%) XMLUnit
2 1 (16.67%) PHPUnit
2 1 (16.67%) Balsamiq Mockups
General
1 2 (33.33%) Publishing
2 1 (16.67%) Retail
2 1 (16.67%) Finance
2 1 (16.67%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 5 (83.33%) Developer
2 3 (50.00%) Web Developer
3 2 (33.33%) PHP Web Developer
3 2 (33.33%) JavaScript Developer
3 2 (33.33%) PHP Developer
4 1 (16.67%) HTML Developer
4 1 (16.67%) Programmer
4 1 (16.67%) PHP Programmer
4 1 (16.67%) Web Programmer
4 1 (16.67%) UI Developer
4 1 (16.67%) Front-End Developer
4 1 (16.67%) UI Programmer
4 1 (16.67%) CSS Developer
4 1 (16.67%) C# Programmer
4 1 (16.67%) User Experience Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (83.33%) HTML
1 5 (83.33%) CSS
2 3 (50.00%) JSON
2 3 (50.00%) jQuery
2 3 (50.00%) HTML5
3 2 (33.33%) REST
3 2 (33.33%) Symfony
3 2 (33.33%) Ajax
3 2 (33.33%) SOAP
3 2 (33.33%) LAMP
3 2 (33.33%) XML
4 1 (16.67%) Classic ASP
4 1 (16.67%) ASP.NET
4 1 (16.67%) .NET
4 1 (16.67%) XML-RPC
4 1 (16.67%) Web Services
4 1 (16.67%) Ruby on Rails
4 1 (16.67%) MooTools
4 1 (16.67%) WAMP
4 1 (16.67%) Laravel
Miscellaneous
1 1 (16.67%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
Operating Systems
1 1 (16.67%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (66.67%) MVC
2 1 (16.67%) OOP
2 1 (16.67%) OO
2 1 (16.67%) E-Commerce
2 1 (16.67%) SOA
2 1 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (16.67%) Risk Management
2 1 (16.67%) Business Development
2 1 (16.67%) Digital Marketing
2 1 (16.67%) Unit Testing
2 1 (16.67%) Responsive Web Design
Programming Languages
1 4 (66.67%) JavaScript
2 2 (33.33%) PHP5
2 2 (33.33%) SQL
3 1 (16.67%) Python
3 1 (16.67%) FoxPro (VFP)
3 1 (16.67%) VBScript
3 1 (16.67%) Java
3 1 (16.67%) C#
Vendors
1 1 (16.67%) Microsoft
1 1 (16.67%) Adobe