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 22 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
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
PHP
Rank 62 66 44
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -22
Contract jobs citing PHP 8 7 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 0.98% 0.78% 2.10%
As % of the Programming Languages category 3.16% 2.73% 8.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 6 3
Average daily rate
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£300 £313 £210
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.00% +48.80%
UK excluding London average daily rate £314 £338 £275
% change year-on-year
-7.03% +22.72%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £37.40 £20.75
% change year-on-year
-39.83% +80.21%
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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
253 256 137
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 31.08% 28.67% 26.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 151 149 83
Average daily rate £338 £325 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.84% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £260 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £340 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.94% +4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 5
Average hourly rate £17.50 £20.00 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-12.50% -11.11%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £36.00 £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 22 May 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 22 May 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 15 (65.22%) HTML
1 15 (65.22%) JavaScript
2 13 (56.52%) CSS
3 10 (43.48%) MVC
4 8 (34.78%) jQuery
5 7 (30.43%) Linux
5 7 (30.43%) OO
6 6 (26.09%) MySQL
6 6 (26.09%) Agile Software Development
6 6 (26.09%) LAMP
6 6 (26.09%) HTML5
7 5 (21.74%) CMS
7 5 (21.74%) SQL Server
8 4 (17.39%) ASP.NET
8 4 (17.39%) Web Services
8 4 (17.39%) E-Commerce
8 4 (17.39%) .NET
8 4 (17.39%) Magento
8 4 (17.39%) OO PHP
8 4 (17.39%) DevOps
9 3 (13.04%) Unit Testing
9 3 (13.04%) Open Source
9 3 (13.04%) Yii
9 3 (13.04%) Drupal
9 3 (13.04%) Subversion
9 3 (13.04%) WCF
9 3 (13.04%) Software Engineering
9 3 (13.04%) Microsoft
9 3 (13.04%) Oracle
9 3 (13.04%) C#

PHP
Top Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 (21.74%) CMS
2 3 (13.04%) Drupal
3 2 (8.70%) Apache
3 2 (8.70%) WordPress
4 1 (4.35%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 1 (4.35%) OpenStack
4 1 (4.35%) Facebook Platform
Business Applications
1 4 (17.39%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 1 (4.35%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (4.35%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (8.70%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (26.09%) MySQL
2 5 (21.74%) SQL Server
3 1 (4.35%) Azure SQL Database
3 1 (4.35%) Oracle Database
3 1 (4.35%) SQLite
3 1 (4.35%) Oracle Database 11g
3 1 (4.35%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 3 (13.04%) Subversion
2 2 (8.70%) NUnit
3 1 (4.35%) TeamCity
3 1 (4.35%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (4.35%) Moq
3 1 (4.35%) Selenium
3 1 (4.35%) JMeter
General
1 1 (4.35%) Retail
1 1 (4.35%) Finance
Job Titles
1 18 (78.26%) Developer
2 8 (34.78%) PHP Developer
3 4 (17.39%) Magento Developer
4 3 (13.04%) Web Developer
4 3 (13.04%) Applications Developer
5 2 (8.70%) LAMP Developer
6 1 (4.35%) Configuration Engineer
6 1 (4.35%) C# .NET Developer
6 1 (4.35%) C# ASP.NET Developer
6 1 (4.35%) PHP Web Developer
6 1 (4.35%) Performance Tester
6 1 (4.35%) .NET Developer
6 1 (4.35%) C# Developer
6 1 (4.35%) Junior Developer
6 1 (4.35%) Senior Software Developer
6 1 (4.35%) Senior Developer
6 1 (4.35%) Software Developer
6 1 (4.35%) Tester
6 1 (4.35%) Junior
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (65.22%) HTML
2 13 (56.52%) CSS
3 8 (34.78%) jQuery
4 6 (26.09%) LAMP
4 6 (26.09%) HTML5
5 4 (17.39%) ASP.NET
5 4 (17.39%) Web Services
5 4 (17.39%) .NET
6 3 (13.04%) Yii
6 3 (13.04%) WCF
7 2 (8.70%) .NET Framework
7 2 (8.70%) Dojo
8 1 (4.35%) RESTful
8 1 (4.35%) ASP.NET MVC
8 1 (4.35%) StructureMap
8 1 (4.35%) Entity Framework
8 1 (4.35%) CSS3
8 1 (4.35%) LESS
8 1 (4.35%) Twitter Bootstrap
8 1 (4.35%) Unity DI Container
Miscellaneous
1 3 (13.04%) Open Source
2 2 (8.70%) User Experience
3 1 (4.35%) Inversion of Control
3 1 (4.35%) Embedded Systems
3 1 (4.35%) Mobile App
3 1 (4.35%) Computer Science
3 1 (4.35%) BBC
Operating Systems
1 7 (30.43%) Linux
2 2 (8.70%) Windows
3 1 (4.35%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (43.48%) MVC
2 7 (30.43%) OO
3 6 (26.09%) Agile Software Development
4 4 (17.39%) E-Commerce
4 4 (17.39%) OO PHP
4 4 (17.39%) DevOps
5 3 (13.04%) Unit Testing
5 3 (13.04%) Software Engineering
6 2 (8.70%) OOP
7 1 (4.35%) Continuous Delivery
7 1 (4.35%) Continuous Integration
7 1 (4.35%) Domain-Driven Design
7 1 (4.35%) MVVM
7 1 (4.35%) Responsive Web Design
7 1 (4.35%) Performance Testing
7 1 (4.35%) Automated Testing
7 1 (4.35%) Release Management
7 1 (4.35%) TDD
7 1 (4.35%) Web Development
7 1 (4.35%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 15 (65.22%) JavaScript
2 3 (13.04%) C#
3 2 (8.70%) C++
3 2 (8.70%) Java
3 2 (8.70%) SQL
3 2 (8.70%) PHP5
4 1 (4.35%) Bash Shell
4 1 (4.35%) Ruby
4 1 (4.35%) Objective-C
4 1 (4.35%) Python
4 1 (4.35%) Shell Script
4 1 (4.35%) C
4 1 (4.35%) Perl
Qualifications
1 1 (4.35%) Microsoft Certification
Systems Management
1 1 (4.35%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 3 (13.04%) Microsoft
1 3 (13.04%) Oracle
2 1 (4.35%) Facebook
2 1 (4.35%) Twitter
2 1 (4.35%) Rackspace
2 1 (4.35%) Xamarin
2 1 (4.35%) Zend
2 1 (4.35%) Google
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