The first table below looks at the demand 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 31 July 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 Milton Keynes 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
31 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
PHP
Rank 63 62 58
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -4
Contract jobs citing PHP 8 5 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 0.89% 0.70% 0.74%
As % of the Programming Languages category 3.16% 2.19% 2.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 2 3
Average daily rate
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£350 £213 £265
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+64.70% -19.81%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £338 £213 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £431 £213 £283
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £275 £284
% change year-on-year
+18.18% -3.08%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £31.00 £22.66 £18.00
% change year-on-year
+36.80% +25.88%
Programming Languages Category
Milton Keynes
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
253 228 232
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 28.24% 31.98% 34.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 154 124 112
Average daily rate £375 £360 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.16% +10.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £225 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £495 £450 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 9 3
Average hourly rate £15.45 £17.50 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-11.71% -50.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £35.00
PHP
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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 31 July 2014.

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 31 July 2014, 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 10 (55.56%) HTML
2 9 (50.00%) JavaScript
2 9 (50.00%) CSS
3 8 (44.44%) jQuery
4 6 (33.33%) Drupal
5 4 (22.22%) XML
5 4 (22.22%) MVC
5 4 (22.22%) MySQL
6 3 (16.67%) Linux
6 3 (16.67%) Apache
6 3 (16.67%) Ajax
6 3 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
6 3 (16.67%) Symfony
6 3 (16.67%) RESTful
7 2 (11.11%) Open Source
7 2 (11.11%) HTML5
7 2 (11.11%) CSS3
7 2 (11.11%) Rackspace
7 2 (11.11%) AngularJS
7 2 (11.11%) Analytics
7 2 (11.11%) Twitter Bootstrap
7 2 (11.11%) Zend
7 2 (11.11%) JSON
7 2 (11.11%) Subversion
7 2 (11.11%) Software Testing
7 2 (11.11%) LAMP
7 2 (11.11%) OOP
7 2 (11.11%) OO
7 2 (11.11%) SQL
7 2 (11.11%) CRM

PHP
Top Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2014, 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 6 (33.33%) Drupal
2 3 (16.67%) Apache
3 1 (5.56%) CMS
3 1 (5.56%) SugarCRM
3 1 (5.56%) Node.js
Cloud Services
1 1 (5.56%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (5.56%) Rackspace Cloud
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (22.22%) MySQL
2 1 (5.56%) NoSQL
2 1 (5.56%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 2 (11.11%) Subversion
2 1 (5.56%) Selenium
2 1 (5.56%) Git (software)
2 1 (5.56%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (5.56%) WebDriver
2 1 (5.56%) Redmine
2 1 (5.56%) JMeter
General
1 1 (5.56%) Automotive
1 1 (5.56%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 13 (72.22%) Developer
2 5 (27.78%) Drupal Developer
3 4 (22.22%) PHP Developer
4 2 (11.11%) Lead Developer
4 2 (11.11%) PHP Zend Developer
5 1 (5.56%) Systems Tester
5 1 (5.56%) Architect
5 1 (5.56%) Tester
5 1 (5.56%) Analyst
5 1 (5.56%) Test Analyst
5 1 (5.56%) Web Developer
5 1 (5.56%) Technical Tester
5 1 (5.56%) Web Architect
5 1 (5.56%) Automation Test Analyst
5 1 (5.56%) Web Engineer
5 1 (5.56%) Lead PHP Developer
5 1 (5.56%) Front-End Developer
5 1 (5.56%) Technical Developer
5 1 (5.56%) CRM Developer
5 1 (5.56%) Automation Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (55.56%) HTML
2 9 (50.00%) CSS
3 8 (44.44%) jQuery
4 4 (22.22%) XML
5 3 (16.67%) Ajax
5 3 (16.67%) RESTful
5 3 (16.67%) Symfony
6 2 (11.11%) HTML5
6 2 (11.11%) CSS3
6 2 (11.11%) AngularJS
6 2 (11.11%) Twitter Bootstrap
6 2 (11.11%) LAMP
6 2 (11.11%) JSON
7 1 (5.56%) Ruby on Rails
7 1 (5.56%) Flash
7 1 (5.56%) .NET
7 1 (5.56%) ASP.NET
7 1 (5.56%) Backbone.js
7 1 (5.56%) Zend Framework
7 1 (5.56%) ASP.NET MVC
Miscellaneous
1 2 (11.11%) Open Source
2 1 (5.56%) Social Media
2 1 (5.56%) Mobile App
2 1 (5.56%) VLE
2 1 (5.56%) Computer Science
2 1 (5.56%) Learning Management System
Operating Systems
1 3 (16.67%) Linux
2 1 (5.56%) CentOS
2 1 (5.56%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (22.22%) MVC
2 3 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (11.11%) Analytics
3 2 (11.11%) OOP
3 2 (11.11%) OO
3 2 (11.11%) CRM
3 2 (11.11%) E-Commerce
3 2 (11.11%) Software Testing
4 1 (5.56%) Web Development
4 1 (5.56%) Unit Testing
4 1 (5.56%) Test Scripting
4 1 (5.56%) Data Migration
4 1 (5.56%) Data Mapping
4 1 (5.56%) BDD
4 1 (5.56%) Responsive Web Design
4 1 (5.56%) Big Data Analytics
4 1 (5.56%) Data Analytics
4 1 (5.56%) Data Modelling
4 1 (5.56%) SOA
4 1 (5.56%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 9 (50.00%) JavaScript
2 2 (11.11%) SQL
3 1 (5.56%) ActionScript
3 1 (5.56%) Python
3 1 (5.56%) Ruby
3 1 (5.56%) C#
3 1 (5.56%) Java
Qualifications
1 1 (5.56%) Degree
Systems Management
1 1 (5.56%) Nagios
Vendors
1 2 (11.11%) Zend
1 2 (11.11%) Rackspace
2 1 (5.56%) Marketo
2 1 (5.56%) Pardot
2 1 (5.56%) Splunk
2 1 (5.56%) Twitter
2 1 (5.56%) Red Hat
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