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 29 January 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
29 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
PHP
Rank 56 52 52
Rank change year-on-year
-4 0
Contract jobs citing PHP 14 10 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 1.82% 1.36% 0.97%
As % of the Programming Languages category 6.48% 4.44% 3.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 6 5
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£300 £390 £220
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-23.07% +77.27%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £258 £340 £216
10% offered a daily rate of more than £490 £415 £340
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £300 £285
% change year-on-year
+8.33% +5.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.35 £21.00 £31.50
% change year-on-year
+6.42% -33.33%
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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
216 225 129
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 28.09% 30.49% 25.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 108 137 49
Average daily rate £350 £400 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-12.50% +23.07%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £257 £235 £219
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £404
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 3 16
Average hourly rate £18.50 £37.50 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-50.66% +66.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.00 £35.00 £17.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.00 £37.50 £26.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.50 £33.25 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+6.76% -5.00%

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 29 January 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 29 January 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 10 (38.46%) MVC
4 10 (38.46%) LAMP
5 9 (34.62%) MySQL
5 9 (34.62%) jQuery
6 7 (26.92%) Web Services
6 7 (26.92%) Linux
7 6 (23.08%) Agile Software Development
7 6 (23.08%) CMS
7 6 (23.08%) HTML5
8 5 (19.23%) CSS3
8 5 (19.23%) DevOps
8 5 (19.23%) PHP5
8 5 (19.23%) SQL Server
8 5 (19.23%) ASP.NET
8 5 (19.23%) SQL
8 5 (19.23%) .NET
9 4 (15.38%) C
9 4 (15.38%) C#
9 4 (15.38%) OO
9 4 (15.38%) Apache
9 4 (15.38%) Drupal
9 4 (15.38%) Ajax
9 4 (15.38%) OO PHP
9 4 (15.38%) Amazon AWS
9 4 (15.38%) SaaS
10 3 (11.54%) Dependency Injection
10 3 (11.54%) Inversion of Control

PHP
Top Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes by Category

For the 6 months to 29 January 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 6 (23.08%) CMS
2 4 (15.38%) Apache
2 4 (15.38%) Drupal
3 2 (7.69%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 2 (7.69%) WordPress
4 1 (3.85%) Moodle
4 1 (3.85%) Node.js
4 1 (3.85%) Facebook Platform
4 1 (3.85%) Joomla!
Business Applications
1 1 (3.85%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 4 (15.38%) Amazon AWS
1 4 (15.38%) SaaS
2 3 (11.54%) Route 53
3 2 (7.69%) Amazon ELB
4 1 (3.85%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.85%) FTP
1 1 (3.85%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (34.62%) MySQL
2 5 (19.23%) SQL Server
3 3 (11.54%) Amazon RDS
4 2 (7.69%) Oracle Database 11g
4 2 (7.69%) Oracle Database
5 1 (3.85%) Azure SQL Database
Development Applications
1 3 (11.54%) Git (software)
2 2 (7.69%) NUnit
2 2 (7.69%) Selenium
2 2 (7.69%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (3.85%) JMeter
General
1 1 (3.85%) Retail
Job Titles
1 18 (69.23%) Developer
2 9 (34.62%) PHP Developer
3 7 (26.92%) Web Developer
4 4 (15.38%) Applications Developer
5 2 (7.69%) Senior Developer
5 2 (7.69%) Consultant
5 2 (7.69%) Architect
5 2 (7.69%) Senior Web Developer
5 2 (7.69%) PHP Web Developer
5 2 (7.69%) Web Architect
5 2 (7.69%) LAMP Developer
6 1 (3.85%) Front-End Developer
6 1 (3.85%) Configuration Engineer
6 1 (3.85%) PHP MySQL Developer
6 1 (3.85%) C# .NET Developer
6 1 (3.85%) Moodle Developer
6 1 (3.85%) PHP Magento Developer
6 1 (3.85%) Cloud Engineer
6 1 (3.85%) Cloud Consultant
6 1 (3.85%) Magento Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (61.54%) CSS
2 14 (53.85%) HTML
3 10 (38.46%) LAMP
4 9 (34.62%) jQuery
5 7 (26.92%) Web Services
6 6 (23.08%) HTML5
7 5 (19.23%) CSS3
7 5 (19.23%) ASP.NET
7 5 (19.23%) .NET
8 4 (15.38%) Ajax
9 3 (11.54%) Laravel
9 3 (11.54%) Yii
9 3 (11.54%) WCF
9 3 (11.54%) Symfony
10 2 (7.69%) XML
10 2 (7.69%) Dojo
10 2 (7.69%) .NET Framework
10 2 (7.69%) Twitter Bootstrap
10 2 (7.69%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
10 2 (7.69%) ASP.NET MVC
Miscellaneous
1 3 (11.54%) Inversion of Control
1 3 (11.54%) User Experience
2 2 (7.69%) Mobile App
3 1 (3.85%) BBC
Operating Systems
1 7 (26.92%) Linux
2 3 (11.54%) Windows
3 1 (3.85%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (38.46%) MVC
2 6 (23.08%) Agile Software Development
3 5 (19.23%) DevOps
4 4 (15.38%) OO
4 4 (15.38%) OO PHP
5 3 (11.54%) Dependency Injection
5 3 (11.54%) Unit Testing
5 3 (11.54%) Responsive Web Design
5 3 (11.54%) CRM
6 2 (7.69%) SOA
6 2 (7.69%) Configuration Management
6 2 (7.69%) Web Design
6 2 (7.69%) Automated Testing
6 2 (7.69%) Release Management
6 2 (7.69%) Refactoring
6 2 (7.69%) Web Development
7 1 (3.85%) Performance Testing
7 1 (3.85%) Migration
7 1 (3.85%) Project Management
7 1 (3.85%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 17 (65.38%) JavaScript
2 5 (19.23%) PHP5
2 5 (19.23%) SQL
3 4 (15.38%) C
3 4 (15.38%) C#
4 2 (7.69%) Java
5 1 (3.85%) Ruby
5 1 (3.85%) Objective-C
5 1 (3.85%) Shell Script
5 1 (3.85%) C++
Qualifications
1 1 (3.85%) Security Cleared
1 1 (3.85%) Microsoft Certification
Systems Management
1 1 (3.85%) Puppet
1 1 (3.85%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 3 (11.54%) Microsoft
1 3 (11.54%) Siebel
2 2 (7.69%) Oracle
2 2 (7.69%) Twitter
3 1 (3.85%) Xamarin
3 1 (3.85%) Facebook
3 1 (3.85%) Google
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