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 18 April 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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
PHP
Rank 59 39 58
Rank change year-on-year
-20 +19
Contract jobs citing PHP 9 13 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 1.02% 2.47% 1.44%
As % of the Programming Languages category 3.47% 9.63% 5.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 5 9
Average daily rate £363 £210 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+72.61% -23.63%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £284 £189 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £380 £217 £303
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £275 £275
% change year-on-year
+18.18% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £12.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £16.50 £18.00
% change year-on-year
+112.12% -8.33%
Programming Languages Category
Milton Keynes
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
259 135 219
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 29.43% 25.62% 26.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 145 83 113
Average daily rate £338 £300 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.50% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £258 £202 £203
10% offered a daily rate of more than £468 £468 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £333 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.30% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 3 9
Average hourly rate £15.97 £38.50 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-58.51% +10.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £35.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+2.85% +2.94%
PHP
Buckinghamshire

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
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 18 April 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 17 (80.95%) JavaScript
2 13 (61.90%) jQuery
3 12 (57.14%) HTML
4 7 (33.33%) .NET
4 7 (33.33%) MySQL
4 7 (33.33%) CSS
4 7 (33.33%) OO
4 7 (33.33%) C#
4 7 (33.33%) Scrum
4 7 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
5 6 (28.57%) Drupal
5 6 (28.57%) Domain-Driven Design
5 6 (28.57%) SOA
5 6 (28.57%) XML
5 6 (28.57%) SQL Server
5 6 (28.57%) Visual Studio
6 5 (23.81%) Java
6 5 (23.81%) Linux
6 5 (23.81%) MSI
6 5 (23.81%) Team Foundation Server
6 5 (23.81%) CMS
6 5 (23.81%) HTML5
6 5 (23.81%) Kentico
6 5 (23.81%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
6 5 (23.81%) WiX
6 5 (23.81%) TDD
6 5 (23.81%) NUnit
6 5 (23.81%) Automated Testing
6 5 (23.81%) Continuous Integration
6 5 (23.81%) .NET Framework

PHP
Top Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 (28.57%) Drupal
2 5 (23.81%) CMS
2 5 (23.81%) Kentico
3 1 (4.76%) Apache
Applications
1 1 (4.76%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (9.52%) Rackspace Cloud
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (33.33%) MySQL
2 6 (28.57%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 6 (28.57%) Visual Studio
2 5 (23.81%) MSI
2 5 (23.81%) Team Foundation Server
2 5 (23.81%) WiX
2 5 (23.81%) NUnit
3 1 (4.76%) Subversion
3 1 (4.76%) Selenium
3 1 (4.76%) WebDriver
3 1 (4.76%) JMeter
General
1 1 (4.76%) Marketing
1 1 (4.76%) Retail
1 1 (4.76%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 20 (95.24%) Developer
2 6 (28.57%) Drupal Developer
3 5 (23.81%) Web Developer
4 4 (19.05%) Programmer
4 4 (19.05%) Lead Developer
5 2 (9.52%) .NET Developer
5 2 (9.52%) Lead .NET Developer
6 1 (4.76%) Automation Test Analyst
6 1 (4.76%) Lead PHP Developer
6 1 (4.76%) Automation Analyst
6 1 (4.76%) PHP Developer
6 1 (4.76%) Applications Support
6 1 (4.76%) Applications Developer
6 1 (4.76%) Senior Developer
6 1 (4.76%) Analyst
6 1 (4.76%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (61.90%) jQuery
2 12 (57.14%) HTML
3 7 (33.33%) .NET
3 7 (33.33%) CSS
4 6 (28.57%) XML
5 5 (23.81%) HTML5
5 5 (23.81%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
5 5 (23.81%) .NET Framework
5 5 (23.81%) WCF
6 4 (19.05%) JSON
7 2 (9.52%) Ajax
8 1 (4.76%) Symfony
8 1 (4.76%) RESTful
8 1 (4.76%) Classic ASP
8 1 (4.76%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 1 (4.76%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 5 (23.81%) Linux
2 4 (19.05%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (33.33%) OO
1 7 (33.33%) Scrum
1 7 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (28.57%) Domain-Driven Design
2 6 (28.57%) SOA
3 5 (23.81%) TDD
3 5 (23.81%) Automated Testing
3 5 (23.81%) Continuous Integration
4 4 (19.05%) Rapid Prototyping
5 1 (4.76%) Software Testing
5 1 (4.76%) Data Analysis
5 1 (4.76%) Data Mapping
5 1 (4.76%) BDD
5 1 (4.76%) MVC
5 1 (4.76%) OOP
5 1 (4.76%) CRM
5 1 (4.76%) E-Commerce
5 1 (4.76%) Data Modelling
Programming Languages
1 17 (80.95%) JavaScript
2 7 (33.33%) C#
3 5 (23.81%) Java
4 4 (19.05%) Perl
4 4 (19.05%) Bash Shell
5 3 (14.29%) SQL
Vendors
1 2 (9.52%) Rackspace
2 1 (4.76%) Marketo
2 1 (4.76%) Microsoft