Period
to 22 February 2018

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 22 February 2018 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
22 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 98 88 91
Rank change year-on-year -10 +3 -4
Contract jobs citing PHP 37 19 32
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Buckinghamshire 1.66% 1.08% 1.39%
As % of the Programming Languages category 4.22% 3.58% 4.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 15 13
Buckinghamshire median daily rate £350 £325 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.69% - +8.33%
10th Percentile £263 £185 £223
90th Percentile £555 £370 £355
South East median daily rate £364 £375 £325
% change year-on-year -3.00% +15.38% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Buckinghamshire median hourly rate - - -
South East median hourly rate £35.50 £27.00 £28.00
% change year-on-year +31.48% -3.57% +93.10%

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 876 530 778
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Buckinghamshire 39.32% 30.08% 33.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 408 269 392
Buckinghamshire median daily rate £400 £363 £355
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +10.34% +2.11% +1.43%
10th Percentile £300 £273 £263
90th Percentile £538 £538 £538
South East median daily rate £425 £400 £375
% change year-on-year +6.25% +6.67% +5.63%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 14 14
Buckinghamshire median hourly rate £46.00 £37.50 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +22.67% +97.37% +2.70%
10th Percentile £32.50 £21.10 £13.15
90th Percentile £74.00 £70.00 £39.99
South East median hourly rate £45.00 £41.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year +9.76% +2.50% +14.29%

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 22 February 2018.

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 22 February 2018. 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 -15 18 £288 -10.16% 21
Marlow - 8 £525 -
High Wycombe - 3 £295 - 3
Aylesbury - 2 £438 - 3
Buckingham - 1 £475 -
PHP
South East

For the 6 months to 22 February 2018, 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 35 (94.59%) HTML
2 29 (78.38%) JavaScript
3 18 (48.65%) MySQL
3 18 (48.65%) CSS
4 16 (43.24%) Git (software)
5 15 (40.54%) Web Development
6 14 (37.84%) Agile Software Development
7 12 (32.43%) Drupal
8 10 (27.03%) jQuery
9 9 (24.32%) HTML5
10 8 (21.62%) Continuous Improvement
10 8 (21.62%) DevOps
11 7 (18.92%) JIRA
11 7 (18.92%) Linux
11 7 (18.92%) OO
12 6 (16.22%) Python
12 6 (16.22%) Unix
12 6 (16.22%) Windows
12 6 (16.22%) Perl
12 6 (16.22%) TDD
12 6 (16.22%) Ruby
12 6 (16.22%) Salesforce.com
12 6 (16.22%) LAMP
12 6 (16.22%) Unit Testing
12 6 (16.22%) Laravel
12 6 (16.22%) Node.js
12 6 (16.22%) CSS3
12 6 (16.22%) Ansible
12 6 (16.22%) Analytical Skills
12 6 (16.22%) AngularJS

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 12 (32.43%) Drupal
2 5 (13.51%) CMS
2 5 (13.51%) Confluence
3 3 (8.11%) WordPress
4 1 (2.70%) Apache
4 1 (2.70%) Cloud Foundry
4 1 (2.70%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (5.41%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (2.70%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 1 (2.70%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 4 (10.81%) Magento
2 1 (2.70%) Eloqua
2 1 (2.70%) Oracle CRM
2 1 (2.70%) Oracle CRM On Demand
Cloud Services
1 5 (13.51%) Salesforce Sales Cloud
2 3 (8.11%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (5.41%) GitHub
3 2 (5.41%) Google Analytics
3 2 (5.41%) SaaS
4 1 (2.70%) Akamai
4 1 (2.70%) AWS Lambda
4 1 (2.70%) IaaS
4 1 (2.70%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (2.70%) npm
4 1 (2.70%) OpenShift
4 1 (2.70%) PaaS
4 1 (2.70%) Serverless
4 1 (2.70%) Slack
4 1 (2.70%) Veeva
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (48.65%) MySQL
2 5 (13.51%) NoSQL
2 5 (13.51%) PostgreSQL
3 1 (2.70%) Amazon RDS
3 1 (2.70%) MariaDB
3 1 (2.70%) MongoDB
3 1 (2.70%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 16 (43.24%) Git (software)
2 7 (18.92%) JIRA
3 3 (8.11%) Visual Studio
4 2 (5.41%) Bitbucket
4 2 (5.41%) gulp
4 2 (5.41%) Jenkins
4 2 (5.41%) MonoDevelop
5 1 (2.70%) git-flow
5 1 (2.70%) Grunt
5 1 (2.70%) Jasmine
5 1 (2.70%) Karma Test Runner
5 1 (2.70%) Xcode
General
1 5 (13.51%) Finance
1 5 (13.51%) Retail
2 4 (10.81%) Banking
2 4 (10.81%) Marketing
3 3 (8.11%) Games
Job Titles
1 27 (72.97%) Developer
2 10 (27.03%) PHP Developer
3 7 (18.92%) Drupal Developer
4 6 (16.22%) DevOps Engineer
4 6 (16.22%) Monitoring Engineer
5 5 (13.51%) HTML CSS Developer
5 5 (13.51%) HTML Developer
5 5 (13.51%) Salesforce Developer
5 5 (13.51%) Web Developer
6 4 (10.81%) Full Stack Developer
6 4 (10.81%) PHP Drupal Developer
7 3 (8.11%) MySQL Developer
7 3 (8.11%) PHP MySQL Developer
8 2 (5.41%) Architect
8 2 (5.41%) JavaScript Developer
8 2 (5.41%) Magento Developer
8 2 (5.41%) PHP Laravel Developer
8 2 (5.41%) PHP Web Developer
9 1 (2.70%) 3D Developer
9 1 (2.70%) Unity 3D Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 35 (94.59%) HTML
2 18 (48.65%) CSS
3 10 (27.03%) jQuery
4 9 (24.32%) HTML5
5 6 (16.22%) AngularJS
5 6 (16.22%) CSS3
5 6 (16.22%) LAMP
5 6 (16.22%) Laravel
5 6 (16.22%) Node.js
6 5 (13.51%) RESTful
6 5 (13.51%) Visualforce
7 4 (10.81%) JSON
8 3 (8.11%) .NET
8 3 (8.11%) REST
8 3 (8.11%) Sass
8 3 (8.11%) Symfony
8 3 (8.11%) Twitter Bootstrap
8 3 (8.11%) Unity (Game Engine)
8 3 (8.11%) Yii
9 2 (5.41%) LESS
Miscellaneous
1 6 (16.22%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (10.81%) User Experience
3 1 (2.70%) Augmented Reality
3 1 (2.70%) Computer Science
3 1 (2.70%) e-Learning
3 1 (2.70%) Graphic Design
3 1 (2.70%) N-Tier
3 1 (2.70%) Social Media
3 1 (2.70%) Vector Graphics
Operating Systems
1 7 (18.92%) Linux
2 6 (16.22%) Unix
2 6 (16.22%) Windows
3 3 (8.11%) Android
3 3 (8.11%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (40.54%) Web Development
2 14 (37.84%) Agile Software Development
3 8 (21.62%) Continuous Improvement
3 8 (21.62%) DevOps
4 7 (18.92%) OO
5 6 (16.22%) TDD
5 6 (16.22%) Unit Testing
6 5 (13.51%) Incident Management
6 5 (13.51%) Infrastructure Management
6 5 (13.51%) OOD
7 4 (10.81%) E-Commerce
7 4 (10.81%) MVC
8 3 (8.11%) Android Development
8 3 (8.11%) Continuous Delivery
8 3 (8.11%) Continuous Integration
8 3 (8.11%) iOS Development
8 3 (8.11%) Mathematics
8 3 (8.11%) Virtual Environments
9 2 (5.41%) Digital Marketing
9 2 (5.41%) Microservices
Programming Languages
1 29 (78.38%) JavaScript
2 6 (16.22%) Perl
2 6 (16.22%) Python
2 6 (16.22%) Ruby
3 5 (13.51%) Apex Code
3 5 (13.51%) SQL
4 3 (8.11%) C#
4 3 (8.11%) C++
5 2 (5.41%) Java
6 1 (2.70%) PHP 5
6 1 (2.70%) PHP 7
Qualifications
1 2 (5.41%) Degree
2 1 (2.70%) Computer Science Degree
2 1 (2.70%) OCA
2 1 (2.70%) Oracle Certification
2 1 (2.70%) PMI Certification
2 1 (2.70%) PMP
System Software
1 1 (2.70%) Docker
Systems Management
1 6 (16.22%) Ansible
2 1 (2.70%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 6 (16.22%) Salesforce.com
2 5 (13.51%) Atlassian
2 5 (13.51%) CA
2 5 (13.51%) Nimsoft
2 5 (13.51%) Remedy
3 4 (10.81%) IBM
4 3 (8.11%) Google
4 3 (8.11%) Microsoft
5 2 (5.41%) Oracle
6 1 (2.70%) Adobe
6 1 (2.70%) hybris
6 1 (2.70%) New Relic
6 1 (2.70%) Splunk
6 1 (2.70%) Twitter