The table below looks at the statistics for PHP skills in IT contracts advertised for the Milton Keynes region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited PHP over the 3 months to 30 March 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
30 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
PHP
Rank 59 60 45
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -15
Contract jobs citing PHP 12 9 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 1.42% 1.11% 1.20%
As % of the Programming Languages category 4.74% 3.53% 4.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 8 2
Average daily rate
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£300 £378 £216
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-20.52% +74.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £293 £314 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £356 £380 £219
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £325 £275
% change year-on-year
-7.69% +18.18%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.00 £32.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-32.30% +8.33%
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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 Milton Keynes region.

Programming Languages Category
Milton Keynes
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
253 255 122
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 29.87% 31.37% 24.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 142 157 65
Average daily rate £338 £359 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.85% +10.30%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £258 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £470 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 9
Average hourly rate £18.50 £15.97 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+15.84% -29.02%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -

PHP
Jobs Demand Trend in Milton Keynes

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

PHP Jobs Demand Trend in Milton Keynes

PHP
Daily Rate Trend in Milton Keynes

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

PHP Daily Rate Trend in Milton Keynes

PHP
Daily Rate Histogram in Milton Keynes

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing PHP across the Milton Keynes region over the 3 months to 30 March 2015.

PHP Daily Rate Histogram in Milton Keynes

PHP
Hourly Rate Trend in Milton Keynes

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing PHP across the Milton Keynes region.

PHP Hourly Rate Trend in Milton Keynes

PHP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes

For the 6 months to 30 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Milton Keynes 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 17 (65.38%) JavaScript
2 16 (61.54%) CSS
3 14 (53.85%) HTML
4 11 (42.31%) jQuery
5 10 (38.46%) MVC
6 9 (34.62%) Agile Software Development
6 9 (34.62%) Linux
7 8 (30.77%) MySQL
7 8 (30.77%) LAMP
8 7 (26.92%) OO
9 6 (23.08%) SQL Server
9 6 (23.08%) Web Services
9 6 (23.08%) DevOps
10 5 (19.23%) PHP5
10 5 (19.23%) HTML5
10 5 (19.23%) ASP.NET
10 5 (19.23%) .NET
10 5 (19.23%) CMS
11 4 (15.38%) Ajax
11 4 (15.38%) WCF
11 4 (15.38%) C
11 4 (15.38%) C#
11 4 (15.38%) Oracle
11 4 (15.38%) Apache
11 4 (15.38%) Microsoft
11 4 (15.38%) Inversion of Control
11 4 (15.38%) Symfony
11 4 (15.38%) OO PHP
11 4 (15.38%) CSS3
12 3 (11.54%) User Experience

PHP
Top Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes by Category

For the 6 months to 30 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Milton Keynes 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 5 (19.23%) CMS
2 4 (15.38%) Apache
3 3 (11.54%) Drupal
4 2 (7.69%) WordPress
4 2 (7.69%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 1 (3.85%) OpenStack
5 1 (3.85%) Facebook Platform
5 1 (3.85%) Moodle
Business Applications
1 1 (3.85%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 2 (7.69%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (7.69%) SaaS
2 1 (3.85%) Route 53
2 1 (3.85%) AWS CloudFormation
2 1 (3.85%) Amazon CloudWatch
2 1 (3.85%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.85%) FTP
1 1 (3.85%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (30.77%) MySQL
2 6 (23.08%) SQL Server
3 2 (7.69%) Oracle Database
3 2 (7.69%) Oracle Database 11g
4 1 (3.85%) SQLite
4 1 (3.85%) Azure SQL Database
4 1 (3.85%) Amazon RDS
4 1 (3.85%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 3 (11.54%) NUnit
1 3 (11.54%) Subversion
1 3 (11.54%) Git (software)
2 2 (7.69%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (7.69%) Selenium
3 1 (3.85%) TeamCity
3 1 (3.85%) Moq
3 1 (3.85%) JMeter
General
1 1 (3.85%) Retail
Job Titles
1 18 (69.23%) Developer
2 8 (30.77%) PHP Developer
3 6 (23.08%) Web Developer
4 4 (15.38%) Applications Developer
5 3 (11.54%) Senior Developer
6 2 (7.69%) Consultant
6 2 (7.69%) LAMP Developer
6 2 (7.69%) Senior Web Developer
7 1 (3.85%) Senior Software Developer
7 1 (3.85%) Web Applications Developer
7 1 (3.85%) Applications Architect
7 1 (3.85%) PHP Web Developer
7 1 (3.85%) Web Architect
7 1 (3.85%) C# ASP.NET Developer
7 1 (3.85%) Configuration Engineer
7 1 (3.85%) C# .NET Developer
7 1 (3.85%) Moodle Developer
7 1 (3.85%) DevOps Engineer
7 1 (3.85%) Cloud Engineer
7 1 (3.85%) Cloud Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (61.54%) CSS
2 14 (53.85%) HTML
3 11 (42.31%) jQuery
4 8 (30.77%) LAMP
5 6 (23.08%) Web Services
6 5 (19.23%) .NET
6 5 (19.23%) ASP.NET
6 5 (19.23%) HTML5
7 4 (15.38%) WCF
7 4 (15.38%) Ajax
7 4 (15.38%) CSS3
7 4 (15.38%) Symfony
8 3 (11.54%) Laravel
8 3 (11.54%) .NET Framework
8 3 (11.54%) Yii
9 2 (7.69%) Entity Framework
9 2 (7.69%) Dojo
10 1 (3.85%) SAML
10 1 (3.85%) StructureMap
10 1 (3.85%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 4 (15.38%) Inversion of Control
2 3 (11.54%) Open Source
2 3 (11.54%) User Experience
3 1 (3.85%) Embedded Systems
3 1 (3.85%) Mobile App
3 1 (3.85%) BBC
3 1 (3.85%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 9 (34.62%) Linux
2 3 (11.54%) Windows
3 1 (3.85%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (38.46%) MVC
2 9 (34.62%) Agile Software Development
3 7 (26.92%) OO
4 6 (23.08%) DevOps
5 4 (15.38%) OO PHP
6 3 (11.54%) Dependency Injection
6 3 (11.54%) CRM
6 3 (11.54%) Software Engineering
6 3 (11.54%) Unit Testing
7 2 (7.69%) Refactoring
7 2 (7.69%) Release Management
7 2 (7.69%) OOP
7 2 (7.69%) Automated Testing
7 2 (7.69%) SOA
7 2 (7.69%) Configuration Management
8 1 (3.85%) Project Management
8 1 (3.85%) E-Commerce
8 1 (3.85%) TDD
8 1 (3.85%) Migration
8 1 (3.85%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 17 (65.38%) JavaScript
2 5 (19.23%) PHP5
3 4 (15.38%) C
3 4 (15.38%) C#
4 3 (11.54%) SQL
5 2 (7.69%) C++
5 2 (7.69%) Java
5 2 (7.69%) Ruby
6 1 (3.85%) Bash Shell
6 1 (3.85%) Perl
6 1 (3.85%) Python
6 1 (3.85%) Shell Script
6 1 (3.85%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 1 (3.85%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (3.85%) Security Cleared
Systems Management
1 2 (7.69%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (3.85%) Puppet
Vendors
1 4 (15.38%) Microsoft
1 4 (15.38%) Oracle
2 3 (11.54%) Siebel
3 1 (3.85%) Google
3 1 (3.85%) Zend
3 1 (3.85%) Facebook
3 1 (3.85%) Twitter
3 1 (3.85%) Rackspace
3 1 (3.85%) Xamarin
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
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