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 24 October 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
24 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
PHP
Rank 58 60 49
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -11
Contract jobs citing PHP 11 6 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 1.24% 0.84% 1.20%
As % of the Programming Languages category 5.16% 2.41% 4.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 0 0
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£361 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £288 £290
% change year-on-year
+13.04% -0.86%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Average hourly rate - £20.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.25 £31.25 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+12.80% +13.63%
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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
213 249 176
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 24.04% 34.73% 26.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 134 123 69
Average daily rate £375 £350 £334
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +4.86%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £258 £208
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 8 7
Average hourly rate £16.50 £20.00 £15.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-17.50% +29.03%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.00 £14.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £175.00 £37.50 £17.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £33.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+4.47% -4.28%

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 24 October 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 24 October 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 6 (33.33%) JavaScript
1 6 (33.33%) MySQL
1 6 (33.33%) CSS
1 6 (33.33%) jQuery
1 6 (33.33%) CSS3
2 5 (27.78%) Symfony
2 5 (27.78%) Ajax
2 5 (27.78%) Linux
2 5 (27.78%) Apache
3 4 (22.22%) LAMP
3 4 (22.22%) HTML
3 4 (22.22%) XML
3 4 (22.22%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (22.22%) Amazon AWS
3 4 (22.22%) Git (software)
4 3 (16.67%) PHP5
4 3 (16.67%) Dependency Injection
4 3 (16.67%) Inversion of Control
4 3 (16.67%) SaaS
4 3 (16.67%) HTML5
4 3 (16.67%) Laravel
4 3 (16.67%) User Experience
4 3 (16.67%) MVC
4 3 (16.67%) CMS
4 3 (16.67%) Web Development
4 3 (16.67%) Web Services
4 3 (16.67%) C
4 3 (16.67%) SQL
4 3 (16.67%) CRM
4 3 (16.67%) Siebel

PHP
Top Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes by Category

For the 6 months to 24 October 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 5 (27.78%) Apache
2 3 (16.67%) CMS
3 2 (11.11%) Drupal
4 1 (5.56%) WordPress
4 1 (5.56%) Node.js
4 1 (5.56%) Joomla!
Business Applications
1 1 (5.56%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 4 (22.22%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (16.67%) SaaS
3 2 (11.11%) Route 53
3 2 (11.11%) Amazon ELB
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (33.33%) MySQL
2 2 (11.11%) Amazon RDS
3 1 (5.56%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 4 (22.22%) Git (software)
2 1 (5.56%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (5.56%) Redmine
2 1 (5.56%) Subversion
Job Titles
1 11 (61.11%) Developer
2 5 (27.78%) Web Developer
3 4 (22.22%) PHP Developer
4 2 (11.11%) Front-End Developer
4 2 (11.11%) Architect
4 2 (11.11%) Senior Developer
4 2 (11.11%) Web Architect
4 2 (11.11%) PHP Zend Developer
4 2 (11.11%) Senior Web Developer
5 1 (5.56%) Magento Developer
5 1 (5.56%) Web Engineer
5 1 (5.56%) Programmer
5 1 (5.56%) Lead Developer
5 1 (5.56%) Systems Tester
5 1 (5.56%) Tester
5 1 (5.56%) Applications Developer
5 1 (5.56%) Technical Developer
5 1 (5.56%) PHP MySQL Developer
5 1 (5.56%) DevOps Engineer
5 1 (5.56%) PHP Magento Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (33.33%) CSS
1 6 (33.33%) jQuery
1 6 (33.33%) CSS3
2 5 (27.78%) Symfony
2 5 (27.78%) Ajax
3 4 (22.22%) XML
3 4 (22.22%) HTML
3 4 (22.22%) LAMP
4 3 (16.67%) Laravel
4 3 (16.67%) Web Services
4 3 (16.67%) HTML5
5 2 (11.11%) AngularJS
5 2 (11.11%) Twitter Bootstrap
5 2 (11.11%) RESTful
5 2 (11.11%) JSON
6 1 (5.56%) Zend Framework
6 1 (5.56%) ASP.NET MVC
6 1 (5.56%) Backbone.js
6 1 (5.56%) .NET
6 1 (5.56%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 3 (16.67%) Inversion of Control
1 3 (16.67%) User Experience
2 2 (11.11%) Open Source
3 1 (5.56%) Mobile App
3 1 (5.56%) VLE
3 1 (5.56%) Computer Science
3 1 (5.56%) Learning Management System
Operating Systems
1 5 (27.78%) Linux
2 1 (5.56%) CentOS
2 1 (5.56%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (22.22%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (16.67%) CRM
2 3 (16.67%) MVC
2 3 (16.67%) Web Development
2 3 (16.67%) Dependency Injection
3 2 (11.11%) Responsive Web Design
3 2 (11.11%) Refactoring
3 2 (11.11%) Web Design
3 2 (11.11%) E-Commerce
4 1 (5.56%) SOA
4 1 (5.56%) Project Management
4 1 (5.56%) Service Management
4 1 (5.56%) Regression Testing
4 1 (5.56%) ITSM
4 1 (5.56%) Information Security
4 1 (5.56%) Migration
4 1 (5.56%) Unit Testing
4 1 (5.56%) Test Scripting
4 1 (5.56%) Data Migration
4 1 (5.56%) Analytics
Programming Languages
1 6 (33.33%) JavaScript
2 3 (16.67%) SQL
2 3 (16.67%) C
2 3 (16.67%) PHP5
3 2 (11.11%) Ruby
4 1 (5.56%) C#
4 1 (5.56%) ActionScript
4 1 (5.56%) Python
Qualifications
1 1 (5.56%) Degree
Systems Management
1 1 (5.56%) Nagios
1 1 (5.56%) Puppet
1 1 (5.56%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 3 (16.67%) Siebel
2 2 (11.11%) Zend
3 1 (5.56%) Splunk
3 1 (5.56%) Twitter
3 1 (5.56%) Rackspace
3 1 (5.56%) Red Hat
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