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 5 February 2016 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
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
PHP
Rank 49 56 56
Rank change year-on-year
+7 0
Contract jobs citing PHP 13 13 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 1.84% 1.65% 1.50%
As % of the Programming Languages category 5.00% 5.91% 4.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 8 8
Average daily rate £350 £300 £380
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.66% -21.05%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £340 £257 £356
10% offered a daily rate of more than £390 £367 £415
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £325 £300
% change year-on-year
- +8.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.25 £30.20 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+16.72% +43.80%
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
260 220 224
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 36.78% 27.92% 30.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 148 110 137
Average daily rate £358 £350 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.14% -12.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £295 £250 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £355 £325
% change year-on-year
+5.63% +9.23%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 7 3
Average hourly rate £14.50 £24.25 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-40.20% -35.33%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £35.50 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+12.67% +4.41%

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 5 February 2016, 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 (71.43%) CSS
2 13 (61.90%) HTML
3 10 (47.62%) Java
3 10 (47.62%) Apache
3 10 (47.62%) Finance
4 9 (42.86%) Web Development
4 9 (42.86%) JavaScript
4 9 (42.86%) SQL
4 9 (42.86%) HTML5
5 6 (28.57%) AngularJS
5 6 (28.57%) .NET
5 6 (28.57%) MySQL
5 6 (28.57%) SQL Server
5 6 (28.57%) IIS
5 6 (28.57%) C#
5 6 (28.57%) Active Directory
5 6 (28.57%) PowerShell
6 5 (23.81%) jQuery
6 5 (23.81%) Agile Software Development
6 5 (23.81%) Banking
6 5 (23.81%) PostgreSQL
6 5 (23.81%) IBM
6 5 (23.81%) Workflow
6 5 (23.81%) zOS
6 5 (23.81%) Project Management
6 5 (23.81%) SMTP
6 5 (23.81%) Unix
6 5 (23.81%) Linux
6 5 (23.81%) LDAP
6 5 (23.81%) MS Excel

PHP
Top Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 10 (47.62%) Apache
2 6 (28.57%) IIS
3 5 (23.81%) WebSphere
4 4 (19.05%) CMS
5 1 (4.76%) Drupal
5 1 (4.76%) Elasticsearch
5 1 (4.76%) WordPress
Applications
1 5 (23.81%) MS Excel
1 5 (23.81%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 4 (19.05%) Magento
Communications & Networking
1 5 (23.81%) LDAP
1 5 (23.81%) SMTP
2 1 (4.76%) Firewall
2 1 (4.76%) NetScaler
2 1 (4.76%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (28.57%) MySQL
1 6 (28.57%) SQL Server
2 5 (23.81%) PostgreSQL
3 1 (4.76%) MongoDB
3 1 (4.76%) NoSQL
3 1 (4.76%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 1 (4.76%) Git (software)
1 1 (4.76%) JIRA
1 1 (4.76%) Subversion
General
1 10 (47.62%) Finance
2 5 (23.81%) Banking
3 1 (4.76%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 18 (85.71%) Developer
2 4 (19.05%) PHP Developer
3 3 (14.29%) PostgreSQL Developer
4 2 (9.52%) Angular Developer
4 2 (9.52%) Magento Developer
4 2 (9.52%) Web Developer
5 1 (4.76%) Administrator
5 1 (4.76%) Analyst
5 1 (4.76%) CMS Developer
5 1 (4.76%) Data Analyst
5 1 (4.76%) Drupal Developer
5 1 (4.76%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
5 1 (4.76%) Full Stack Developer
5 1 (4.76%) Infrastructure Specialist
5 1 (4.76%) PHP Magento Developer
5 1 (4.76%) Python Developer
5 1 (4.76%) Software Developer
5 1 (4.76%) SQL Developer
5 1 (4.76%) VB Developer
5 1 (4.76%) Web Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (71.43%) CSS
2 13 (61.90%) HTML
3 9 (42.86%) HTML5
4 6 (28.57%) .NET
4 6 (28.57%) AngularJS
5 5 (23.81%) jQuery
5 5 (23.81%) Laravel
5 5 (23.81%) SOAP
5 5 (23.81%) Twitter Bootstrap
5 5 (23.81%) XML
6 4 (19.05%) CSS3
6 4 (19.05%) LAPP Stack
7 2 (9.52%) Sass
8 1 (4.76%) AppFabric
8 1 (4.76%) Django
8 1 (4.76%) Flask
8 1 (4.76%) LAMP
8 1 (4.76%) SQLAlchemy
8 1 (4.76%) XSL
Miscellaneous
1 4 (19.05%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (4.76%) Data Extraction
Operating Systems
1 5 (23.81%) Linux
1 5 (23.81%) Unix
1 5 (23.81%) zOS
2 1 (4.76%) Windows
2 1 (4.76%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (42.86%) Web Development
2 5 (23.81%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (23.81%) DevOps
2 5 (23.81%) Project Management
2 5 (23.81%) Security Operations
2 5 (23.81%) Technical Analysis
2 5 (23.81%) Workflow
3 4 (19.05%) ITIL
4 3 (14.29%) Front End Development
5 2 (9.52%) E-Commerce
5 2 (9.52%) Responsive Web Design
5 2 (9.52%) Web Design
6 1 (4.76%) Business Intelligence
6 1 (4.76%) Content Management
6 1 (4.76%) Data Modelling
6 1 (4.76%) ETL
6 1 (4.76%) Migration
6 1 (4.76%) MVC
6 1 (4.76%) OOP
6 1 (4.76%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 10 (47.62%) Java
2 9 (42.86%) JavaScript
2 9 (42.86%) SQL
3 6 (28.57%) C#
3 6 (28.57%) PowerShell
4 5 (23.81%) VB
5 4 (19.05%) Perl
6 1 (4.76%) Python
6 1 (4.76%) VB.NET
System Software
1 6 (28.57%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (4.76%) cPanel
Vendors
1 5 (23.81%) IBM
2 1 (4.76%) Oracle
2 1 (4.76%) Sitecore