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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited PHP over the 3 months to 25 August 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
25 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
PHP
Rank 59 63 67
Rank change year-on-year
+4 +4
Contract jobs citing PHP 3 12 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 0.45% 1.25% 0.59%
As % of the Programming Languages category 1.58% 4.32% 2.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 12 4
Median daily rate £275 £300 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.33% -14.28%
UK excluding London median daily rate £333 £300 £325
% change year-on-year
+10.83% -7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.25 £18.75 £32.28
% change year-on-year
-18.66% -41.90%
PHP
Buckinghamshire

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
190 278 229
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 28.40% 28.93% 26.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 101 145 140
Median daily rate £375 £350 £380
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -7.89%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £440 £478
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £365 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.73% +4.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 2 2
Median hourly rate £15.00 £22.50 £13.70
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-33.33% +64.23%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.20 £22.50 £11.46
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.35 £22.50 £15.94
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £39.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +11.42%

PHP
Jobs Demand Trend in Milton Keynes

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Milton Keynes region citing PHP as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 25 August 2016.

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 25 August 2016, IT contractor jobs citing PHP also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Milton Keynes region with a requirement for PHP.

1 15 (78.95%) HTML
1 15 (78.95%) CSS
2 14 (73.68%) JavaScript
3 13 (68.42%) Web Development
4 11 (57.89%) HTML5
5 10 (52.63%) Java
6 9 (47.37%) SQL
6 9 (47.37%) Agile Software Development
6 9 (47.37%) Laravel
6 9 (47.37%) jQuery
7 8 (42.11%) Finance
7 8 (42.11%) Apache
8 7 (36.84%) Unix
8 7 (36.84%) Twitter Bootstrap
9 6 (31.58%) CSS3
9 6 (31.58%) AngularJS
9 6 (31.58%) Technical Analysis
9 6 (31.58%) PowerShell
9 6 (31.58%) Linux
9 6 (31.58%) LDAP
9 6 (31.58%) MS Excel
9 6 (31.58%) SMTP
9 6 (31.58%) Active Directory
9 6 (31.58%) VB
9 6 (31.58%) .NET
9 6 (31.58%) SQL Server
9 6 (31.58%) IIS
9 6 (31.58%) MS Office
10 5 (26.32%) XML
10 5 (26.32%) ITIL

PHP
Top Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 8 (42.11%) Apache
2 6 (31.58%) IIS
3 4 (21.05%) WebSphere
4 3 (15.79%) WordPress
5 2 (10.53%) Drupal
6 1 (5.26%) Tomcat
Applications
1 6 (31.58%) MS Excel
1 6 (31.58%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (5.26%) Magento
Communications & Networking
1 6 (31.58%) LDAP
1 6 (31.58%) SMTP
2 2 (10.53%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (31.58%) SQL Server
2 5 (26.32%) PostgreSQL
3 1 (5.26%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 2 (10.53%) Bower
1 2 (10.53%) Grunt
2 1 (5.26%) Log4j
General
1 8 (42.11%) Finance
2 4 (21.05%) Banking
3 2 (10.53%) Publishing
4 1 (5.26%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 13 (68.42%) Developer
2 5 (26.32%) PHP Developer
3 4 (21.05%) Administrator
4 2 (10.53%) .NET Developer
4 2 (10.53%) PHP Laravel Developer
4 2 (10.53%) Senior Developer
4 2 (10.53%) Senior PHP Developer
4 2 (10.53%) WordPress Developer
5 1 (5.26%) Applications Support Analyst
5 1 (5.26%) Business Change Project Manager
5 1 (5.26%) Drupal Developer
5 1 (5.26%) HTML Developer
5 1 (5.26%) Junior PHP Developer
5 1 (5.26%) Junior WordPress Developer
5 1 (5.26%) PHP Web Developer
5 1 (5.26%) PowerShell Developer
5 1 (5.26%) SDLC Manager
5 1 (5.26%) SDLC Project Manager
5 1 (5.26%) Senior Business Change Manager
5 1 (5.26%) Senior Business Change Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (78.95%) CSS
1 15 (78.95%) HTML
2 11 (57.89%) HTML5
3 9 (47.37%) jQuery
3 9 (47.37%) Laravel
4 7 (36.84%) Twitter Bootstrap
5 6 (31.58%) .NET
5 6 (31.58%) AngularJS
5 6 (31.58%) CSS3
6 5 (26.32%) XML
7 4 (21.05%) LAPP Stack
7 4 (21.05%) SOAP
8 3 (15.79%) .NET Framework
9 2 (10.53%) Symfony
10 1 (5.26%) Ajax
10 1 (5.26%) J2SE
10 1 (5.26%) LAMP
10 1 (5.26%) Sass
10 1 (5.26%) XML Schema
10 1 (5.26%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 5 (26.32%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (10.53%) Digital Media
Operating Systems
1 7 (36.84%) Unix
2 6 (31.58%) Linux
3 4 (21.05%) zOS
4 1 (5.26%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (5.26%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (68.42%) Web Development
2 9 (47.37%) Agile Software Development
3 6 (31.58%) Technical Analysis
4 5 (26.32%) DevOps
4 5 (26.32%) ITIL
4 5 (26.32%) Security Operations
4 5 (26.32%) Workflow
5 4 (21.05%) Project Management
6 3 (15.79%) Scrum
6 3 (15.79%) TDD
7 2 (10.53%) BDD
7 2 (10.53%) CRM
7 2 (10.53%) ERP
7 2 (10.53%) Mentoring
7 2 (10.53%) OO
7 2 (10.53%) OO PHP
7 2 (10.53%) Software Engineering
8 1 (5.26%) Mobile Development
8 1 (5.26%) Responsive Web Design
8 1 (5.26%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 14 (73.68%) JavaScript
2 10 (52.63%) Java
3 9 (47.37%) SQL
4 6 (31.58%) PowerShell
4 6 (31.58%) VB
5 5 (26.32%) Perl
6 4 (21.05%) C#
7 1 (5.26%) Bash Shell
7 1 (5.26%) VB.NET
System Software
1 6 (31.58%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 4 (21.05%) IBM
2 1 (5.26%) Oracle
2 1 (5.26%) Sage