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 26 May 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
26 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
PHP
Rank 18 12 14
Rank change year-on-year
-6 +2
Contract jobs citing PHP 3 6 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in High Wycombe 4.62% 9.38% 5.00%
As % of the Programming Languages category 9.38% 23.08% 11.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 4 2
Average daily rate
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£483 £300 £294
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+60.83% +2.12%
UK excluding London average daily rate £315 £330 £275
% change year-on-year
-4.54% +20.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £37.29 £22.50
% change year-on-year
-39.66% +65.73%
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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
32 26 18
As % of all contract IT jobs located in High Wycombe 49.23% 40.63% 45.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 13 15
Average daily rate £363 £300 £290
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+20.83% +3.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £128 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £483 £315 £335
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £340 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.94% +4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 8 0
Average hourly rate - £20.50 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £36.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
- +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 26 May 2015, 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 2 (66.67%) jQuery
1 2 (66.67%) SQL
1 2 (66.67%) JavaScript
1 2 (66.67%) Perl
1 2 (66.67%) Python
2 1 (33.33%) HTTP
2 1 (33.33%) TCP/IP
2 1 (33.33%) Shell Script
2 1 (33.33%) PL/SQL
2 1 (33.33%) C++
2 1 (33.33%) HTML
2 1 (33.33%) VBScript
2 1 (33.33%) VBA
2 1 (33.33%) Oracle
2 1 (33.33%) SQL Server
2 1 (33.33%) Classic ASP
2 1 (33.33%) CSS
2 1 (33.33%) SOAP
2 1 (33.33%) STL
2 1 (33.33%) UNIX
2 1 (33.33%) Linux
2 1 (33.33%) OOP
2 1 (33.33%) Unit Testing
2 1 (33.33%) Git (software)
2 1 (33.33%) Bash Shell
2 1 (33.33%) HTML5
2 1 (33.33%) REST
2 1 (33.33%) Responsive Web Design
2 1 (33.33%) Software Deployment
2 1 (33.33%) MVC

PHP
Top Related IT Skills in High Wycombe by Category

For the 6 months to 26 May 2015, 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.

Communications & Networking
1 1 (33.33%) HTTP
1 1 (33.33%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (33.33%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (33.33%) Git (software)
Job Titles
1 3 (100.00%) Developer
2 1 (33.33%) Web Developer
2 1 (33.33%) C++ Developer
2 1 (33.33%) Perl Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (66.67%) jQuery
2 1 (33.33%) HTML5
2 1 (33.33%) REST
2 1 (33.33%) HTML
2 1 (33.33%) Classic ASP
2 1 (33.33%) CSS
2 1 (33.33%) SOAP
2 1 (33.33%) STL
2 1 (33.33%) JSON
Operating Systems
1 1 (33.33%) UNIX
1 1 (33.33%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (33.33%) OOP
1 1 (33.33%) MVC
1 1 (33.33%) Web Development
1 1 (33.33%) Unit Testing
1 1 (33.33%) Responsive Web Design
1 1 (33.33%) Software Deployment
Programming Languages
1 2 (66.67%) JavaScript
1 2 (66.67%) Perl
1 2 (66.67%) SQL
1 2 (66.67%) Python
2 1 (33.33%) Shell Script
2 1 (33.33%) Bash Shell
2 1 (33.33%) C++
2 1 (33.33%) VBScript
2 1 (33.33%) VBA
2 1 (33.33%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (33.33%) Degree
Vendors
1 1 (33.33%) Oracle