Period
to 17 July 2019

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Buckinghamshire with a requirement for PHP skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited PHP over the 6 months to 17 July 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

PHP
South East > Buckinghamshire
6 months to
17 Jul 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 83 94 107
Rank change year-on-year +11 +13 -35
Contract jobs citing PHP 20 31 22
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Buckinghamshire 1.30% 1.55% 1.06%
As % of the Programming Languages category 3.48% 3.85% 3.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 28 27
Buckinghamshire median daily rate £400 £375 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.67% -16.67% +63.64%
South East median daily rate £425 £375 £400
% change year-on-year +13.33% -6.25% +18.52%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Buckinghamshire median hourly rate - - £29.00
South East median hourly rate £35.00 - £29.00

PHP is in the Programming Languages category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Buckinghamshire with a requirement for coding skills.

All Programming Languages
Buckinghamshire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for coding skills 575 806 727
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Buckinghamshire 37.43% 40.42% 34.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 290 441 305
Buckinghamshire median daily rate £425 £420 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.19% +12.00% +3.45%
10th Percentile £280 £313 £277
90th Percentile £563 £550 £525
South East median daily rate £450 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% +0.31%
Number of hourly rates quoted 21 13 15
Buckinghamshire median hourly rate £34.00 £45.00 £55.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -24.44% -18.18% +32.53%
10th Percentile £18.00 £37.00 £18.50
90th Percentile £47.18 £48.60 £77.50
South East median hourly rate £46.59 £42.50 £43.00
% change year-on-year +9.61% -1.16% +7.50%

PHP
Job Vacancy Trend in Buckinghamshire

Job postings citing PHP as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Buckinghamshire.

Job vacancy trend for PHP in Buckinghamshire

PHP
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Buckinghamshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing PHP in Buckinghamshire.

Contractor daily rate trend for PHP in Buckinghamshire

PHP
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Buckinghamshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing PHP in Buckinghamshire over the 6 months to 17 July 2019.

Contractor daily rate histogram for PHP in Buckinghamshire

PHP
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Buckinghamshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing PHP in Buckinghamshire.

Contractor hourly rate trend for PHP in Buckinghamshire

PHP
Contract Job Locations in Buckinghamshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing PHP within the Buckinghamshire region over the 6 months to 17 July 2019. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Milton Keynes +14 14 £375 - 17
Aylesbury +8 2 £350 +7.69% 1
High Wycombe -9 1 £400 +28.00% 1
PHP
South East

For the 6 months to 17 July 2019, IT contractor jobs citing PHP also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the Buckinghamshire region with a requirement for PHP.

1 14 (70.00%) JavaScript
2 13 (65.00%) HTML
3 12 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
4 9 (45.00%) Project Management
4 9 (45.00%) CSS
5 8 (40.00%) Web Services
5 8 (40.00%) Java
5 8 (40.00%) SQL Server
6 7 (35.00%) MySQL
6 7 (35.00%) Microsoft Office
6 7 (35.00%) SQL
6 7 (35.00%) XML
6 7 (35.00%) Tomcat
6 7 (35.00%) Python
6 7 (35.00%) LDAP
6 7 (35.00%) Eclipse
6 7 (35.00%) Active Directory
6 7 (35.00%) SOAP
6 7 (35.00%) PostgreSQL
6 7 (35.00%) JIRA
6 7 (35.00%) PowerShell
6 7 (35.00%) Test Automation
6 7 (35.00%) Node.js
6 7 (35.00%) AngularJS
6 7 (35.00%) Technical Analysis
6 7 (35.00%) Problem-Solving
7 6 (30.00%) DevOps
7 6 (30.00%) Oracle
7 6 (30.00%) DB2
8 5 (25.00%) Ant

PHP
Co-occurring IT Skills in Buckinghamshire 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 7 (35.00%) Tomcat
2 2 (10.00%) IIS
2 2 (10.00%) WebSphere
3 1 (5.00%) WordPress
Applications
1 7 (35.00%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 3 (15.00%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 4 (20.00%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (5.00%) GitHub
2 1 (5.00%) Google Cloud Platform
2 1 (5.00%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (40.00%) SQL Server
2 7 (35.00%) MySQL
2 7 (35.00%) PostgreSQL
3 6 (30.00%) DB2
4 5 (25.00%) DB2 UDB
Development Applications
1 7 (35.00%) Eclipse
1 7 (35.00%) JIRA
2 5 (25.00%) Ant
2 5 (25.00%) Git (software)
2 5 (25.00%) JUnit
2 5 (25.00%) Selenium
3 2 (10.00%) Subversion
4 1 (5.00%) PHPUnit
4 1 (5.00%) Xdebug
General
1 5 (25.00%) Banking
1 5 (25.00%) Finance
2 1 (5.00%) Games
2 1 (5.00%) Marketing
2 1 (5.00%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 16 (80.00%) Developer
2 5 (25.00%) PHP Developer
3 3 (15.00%) Analyst
3 3 (15.00%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
3 3 (15.00%) Magento Developer
4 2 (10.00%) C# Developer
4 2 (10.00%) Full Stack Developer
4 2 (10.00%) Governance Analyst
4 2 (10.00%) Junior
4 2 (10.00%) Lead Developer
4 2 (10.00%) Lead PHP Developer
4 2 (10.00%) SailPoint Developer
4 2 (10.00%) Xamarin Developer
5 1 (5.00%) .NET Applications Developer
5 1 (5.00%) ASP.NET Developer
5 1 (5.00%) C# Application Developer
5 1 (5.00%) JavaScript Developer
5 1 (5.00%) Junior Developer
5 1 (5.00%) SQL Developer
5 1 (5.00%) SQL Server Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (65.00%) HTML
2 9 (45.00%) CSS
3 8 (40.00%) Web Services
4 7 (35.00%) AngularJS
4 7 (35.00%) LDAP
4 7 (35.00%) Node.js
4 7 (35.00%) SOAP
4 7 (35.00%) XML
5 5 (25.00%) Electron Framework
5 5 (25.00%) JSP
5 5 (25.00%) SailPoint
5 5 (25.00%) Servlets
6 3 (15.00%) HTML5
6 3 (15.00%) React
7 2 (10.00%) Doctrine
7 2 (10.00%) jQuery
7 2 (10.00%) Laravel
7 2 (10.00%) Symfony
7 2 (10.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
7 2 (10.00%) Zend Framework
Miscellaneous
1 5 (25.00%) Linux Command Line
1 5 (25.00%) Mainframe
2 2 (10.00%) Robotics
3 1 (5.00%) Digital Media
3 1 (5.00%) Online Games
3 1 (5.00%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 5 (25.00%) Linux
1 5 (25.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
1 5 (25.00%) Unix
1 5 (25.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (45.00%) Project Management
3 7 (35.00%) Problem-Solving
3 7 (35.00%) Technical Analysis
3 7 (35.00%) Test Automation
4 6 (30.00%) DevOps
5 3 (15.00%) E-Commerce
5 3 (15.00%) Front End Development
5 3 (15.00%) MVC
5 3 (15.00%) Web Development
6 2 (10.00%) Analytics
6 2 (10.00%) Data Analytics
6 2 (10.00%) ITIL
6 2 (10.00%) People Management
6 2 (10.00%) Performance Monitoring
6 2 (10.00%) Scrum
6 2 (10.00%) Stakeholder Management
7 1 (5.00%) Coaching
7 1 (5.00%) Mentoring
7 1 (5.00%) Microservices
Programming Languages
1 14 (70.00%) JavaScript
2 8 (40.00%) Java
3 7 (35.00%) PowerShell
3 7 (35.00%) Python
3 7 (35.00%) SQL
4 5 (25.00%) BeanShell
4 5 (25.00%) Bourne shell
4 5 (25.00%) C
4 5 (25.00%) Korn
4 5 (25.00%) Perl
5 2 (10.00%) C#
Qualifications
1 1 (5.00%) MCSD
1 1 (5.00%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 7 (35.00%) Active Directory
2 5 (25.00%) RACF
Systems Management
1 2 (10.00%) MOM
Vendors
1 6 (30.00%) Oracle
2 5 (25.00%) Red Hat
3 2 (10.00%) Xamarin
3 2 (10.00%) Zend
4 1 (5.00%) Microsoft