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 24 April 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
24 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
PHP
Rank 67 62 43
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -19
Contract jobs citing PHP 9 10 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 0.98% 1.15% 2.23%
As % of the Programming Languages category 3.26% 3.89% 8.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 9 4
Average daily rate
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£300 £350 £210
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-14.28% +66.66%
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £325 £275
% change year-on-year
-7.69% +18.18%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.35 £35.00 £19.50
% change year-on-year
-24.71% +79.48%
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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
276 257 141
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 29.93% 29.44% 26.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 158 142 88
Average daily rate £325 £325 £325
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £258 £185
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £473 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £335 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.47% +3.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 3
Average hourly rate - £15.97 £38.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -58.51%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.50 £36.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-2.73% +4.28%

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 24 April 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 14 (58.33%) HTML
1 14 (58.33%) JavaScript
2 13 (54.17%) CSS
3 10 (41.67%) MVC
4 8 (33.33%) Linux
4 8 (33.33%) jQuery
5 7 (29.17%) MySQL
5 7 (29.17%) OO
5 7 (29.17%) LAMP
6 6 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
6 6 (25.00%) SQL Server
7 5 (20.83%) ASP.NET
7 5 (20.83%) Web Services
7 5 (20.83%) CMS
7 5 (20.83%) .NET
7 5 (20.83%) HTML5
7 5 (20.83%) DevOps
8 4 (16.67%) OO PHP
8 4 (16.67%) WCF
8 4 (16.67%) Oracle
8 4 (16.67%) C#
8 4 (16.67%) Microsoft
9 3 (12.50%) Apache
9 3 (12.50%) E-Commerce
9 3 (12.50%) SQL
9 3 (12.50%) Windows
9 3 (12.50%) Subversion
9 3 (12.50%) .NET Framework
9 3 (12.50%) Drupal
9 3 (12.50%) NUnit

PHP
Top Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 (20.83%) CMS
2 3 (12.50%) Apache
2 3 (12.50%) Drupal
3 2 (8.33%) WordPress
3 2 (8.33%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 1 (4.17%) OpenStack
4 1 (4.17%) Facebook Platform
4 1 (4.17%) Moodle
Business Applications
1 3 (12.50%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 2 (8.33%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (4.17%) AWS CloudFormation
2 1 (4.17%) Amazon CloudWatch
2 1 (4.17%) Route 53
2 1 (4.17%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (4.17%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (8.33%) Skype
2 1 (4.17%) FTP
2 1 (4.17%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (29.17%) MySQL
2 6 (25.00%) SQL Server
3 2 (8.33%) Oracle Database
3 2 (8.33%) Oracle Database 11g
4 1 (4.17%) SQLite
4 1 (4.17%) SQL Server 2005
4 1 (4.17%) Azure SQL Database
4 1 (4.17%) Amazon RDS
Development Applications
1 3 (12.50%) Subversion
1 3 (12.50%) NUnit
2 2 (8.33%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (8.33%) Selenium
3 1 (4.17%) JMeter
3 1 (4.17%) Moq
3 1 (4.17%) TeamCity
General
1 1 (4.17%) Retail
Job Titles
1 17 (70.83%) Developer
2 8 (33.33%) PHP Developer
3 3 (12.50%) Web Developer
3 3 (12.50%) Applications Developer
3 3 (12.50%) Magento Developer
4 2 (8.33%) LAMP Developer
4 2 (8.33%) Consultant
5 1 (4.17%) Software Developer
5 1 (4.17%) Tester
5 1 (4.17%) Senior Developer
5 1 (4.17%) C# ASP.NET Developer
5 1 (4.17%) PHP Web Developer
5 1 (4.17%) Performance Tester
5 1 (4.17%) .NET Developer
5 1 (4.17%) C# Developer
5 1 (4.17%) Senior Software Developer
5 1 (4.17%) Cloud Engineer
5 1 (4.17%) Cloud Consultant
5 1 (4.17%) Configuration Engineer
5 1 (4.17%) AWS Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (58.33%) HTML
2 13 (54.17%) CSS
3 8 (33.33%) jQuery
4 7 (29.17%) LAMP
5 5 (20.83%) ASP.NET
5 5 (20.83%) Web Services
5 5 (20.83%) .NET
5 5 (20.83%) HTML5
6 4 (16.67%) WCF
7 3 (12.50%) .NET Framework
7 3 (12.50%) Yii
8 2 (8.33%) Entity Framework
8 2 (8.33%) Dojo
9 1 (4.17%) SAML
9 1 (4.17%) WPF
9 1 (4.17%) Symfony
9 1 (4.17%) Ajax
9 1 (4.17%) ASP.NET Web Forms
9 1 (4.17%) CSS3
9 1 (4.17%) StructureMap
Miscellaneous
1 3 (12.50%) Open Source
2 2 (8.33%) User Experience
3 1 (4.17%) Computer Science
3 1 (4.17%) BBC
3 1 (4.17%) Embedded Systems
3 1 (4.17%) Mobile App
3 1 (4.17%) Inversion of Control
Operating Systems
1 8 (33.33%) Linux
2 3 (12.50%) Windows
3 1 (4.17%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (41.67%) MVC
2 7 (29.17%) OO
3 6 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
4 5 (20.83%) DevOps
5 4 (16.67%) OO PHP
6 3 (12.50%) E-Commerce
6 3 (12.50%) Software Engineering
6 3 (12.50%) Unit Testing
7 2 (8.33%) Release Management
7 2 (8.33%) Automated Testing
7 2 (8.33%) OOP
7 2 (8.33%) Configuration Management
7 2 (8.33%) SOA
8 1 (4.17%) Project Management
8 1 (4.17%) Web Development
8 1 (4.17%) TDD
8 1 (4.17%) Migration
8 1 (4.17%) Continuous Delivery
8 1 (4.17%) MVVM
8 1 (4.17%) Responsive Web Design
Programming Languages
1 14 (58.33%) JavaScript
2 4 (16.67%) C#
3 3 (12.50%) SQL
4 2 (8.33%) PHP5
4 2 (8.33%) C++
4 2 (8.33%) Java
5 1 (4.17%) Python
5 1 (4.17%) Shell Script
5 1 (4.17%) C
5 1 (4.17%) Perl
5 1 (4.17%) Ruby
5 1 (4.17%) Objective-C
5 1 (4.17%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 1 (4.17%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (4.17%) Security Cleared
Systems Management
1 1 (4.17%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 4 (16.67%) Oracle
1 4 (16.67%) Microsoft
2 1 (4.17%) Zend
2 1 (4.17%) Google
2 1 (4.17%) Facebook
2 1 (4.17%) Twitter
2 1 (4.17%) Rackspace
2 1 (4.17%) Xamarin
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Rate: £250 - £350 per day
Posted: 2 days ago