Period
to 19 December 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 19 December 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
19 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 91 116 82
Rank change year-on-year +25 -34 +16
Contract jobs citing PHP 23 24 21
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Buckinghamshire 1.38% 1.01% 1.25%
As % of the Programming Languages category 3.45% 2.58% 4.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 8 16
Buckinghamshire median daily rate £325 £275 £323
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +18.18% -14.73% +7.50%
10th Percentile £250 £230 £185
90th Percentile £438 £396 £375
South East median daily rate £388 £363 £350
% change year-on-year +6.90% +3.57% +16.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 0
Buckinghamshire median hourly rate £26.65 £29.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -8.10% - -
South East median hourly rate £35.00 £33.00 £27.00
% change year-on-year +6.06% +22.22% -3.57%

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 667 929 515
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Buckinghamshire 40.08% 39.08% 30.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 399 403 265
Buckinghamshire median daily rate £425 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% +6.67% +7.14%
10th Percentile £262 £288 £246
90th Percentile £565 £525 £528
South East median daily rate £433 £413 £400
% change year-on-year +4.85% +3.13% +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 12 21
Buckinghamshire median hourly rate £34.58 £51.25 £37.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -32.54% +36.67% +50.00%
10th Percentile £16.45 £27.55 £15.00
90th Percentile £47.63 £77.50 £62.50
South East median hourly rate £45.00 £45.00 £41.00
% change year-on-year - +9.76% +9.33%

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 19 December 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 19 December 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 +30 21 £325 +18.18% 11
PHP
South East

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 11 (47.83%) Agile Software Development
1 11 (47.83%) HTML
1 11 (47.83%) JavaScript
2 10 (43.48%) Python
3 9 (39.13%) Test Automation
3 9 (39.13%) HTML5
3 9 (39.13%) AngularJS
4 8 (34.78%) CSS
4 8 (34.78%) DevOps
5 7 (30.43%) MySQL
5 7 (30.43%) Continuous Integration
6 6 (26.09%) WordPress
6 6 (26.09%) Drupal
6 6 (26.09%) jQuery
6 6 (26.09%) Selenium
6 6 (26.09%) SpecFlow
6 6 (26.09%) Behat
6 6 (26.09%) BDD
6 6 (26.09%) .NET
6 6 (26.09%) React
6 6 (26.09%) API Integration
6 6 (26.09%) Technical Leadership
7 5 (21.74%) Front End Development
7 5 (21.74%) Vue.js
7 5 (21.74%) Banking
7 5 (21.74%) CMS
7 5 (21.74%) Sass
7 5 (21.74%) Git (software)
8 4 (17.39%) Node.js
8 4 (17.39%) PostgreSQL

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 6 (26.09%) Drupal
1 6 (26.09%) WordPress
2 5 (21.74%) CMS
3 3 (13.04%) IIS
3 3 (13.04%) Tomcat
3 3 (13.04%) WebSphere
Applications
1 3 (13.04%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (4.35%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (4.35%) GitHub
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (30.43%) MySQL
2 4 (17.39%) PostgreSQL
3 3 (13.04%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 6 (26.09%) Selenium
1 6 (26.09%) SpecFlow
2 5 (21.74%) Git (software)
3 1 (4.35%) Grunt
3 1 (4.35%) gulp
General
1 5 (21.74%) Banking
2 3 (13.04%) Finance
Job Titles
1 13 (56.52%) Developer
2 6 (26.09%) Architect
2 6 (26.09%) Drupal Developer
2 6 (26.09%) Test Architect
3 4 (17.39%) DevOps Engineer
3 4 (17.39%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
4 3 (13.04%) Junior
4 3 (13.04%) Junior DevOps
4 3 (13.04%) Junior DevOps Engineer
4 3 (13.04%) PHP Developer
4 3 (13.04%) Test Automation Architect
4 3 (13.04%) WordPress Developer
5 1 (4.35%) Full Stack Developer
5 1 (4.35%) PHP Drupal Developer
5 1 (4.35%) PHP WordPress Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (47.83%) HTML
2 9 (39.13%) AngularJS
2 9 (39.13%) HTML5
3 8 (34.78%) CSS
4 6 (26.09%) .NET
4 6 (26.09%) Behat
4 6 (26.09%) jQuery
4 6 (26.09%) React
5 5 (21.74%) Sass
5 5 (21.74%) Vue.js
6 4 (17.39%) Node.js
7 3 (13.04%) CSS3
7 3 (13.04%) LDAP
7 3 (13.04%) SOAP
7 3 (13.04%) Web Services
7 3 (13.04%) XML
8 2 (8.70%) Laravel
8 2 (8.70%) SailPoint
9 1 (4.35%) KnockoutJS
9 1 (4.35%) LESS
Miscellaneous
1 3 (13.04%) Robotics
2 1 (4.35%) Greenfield Project
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (47.83%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (39.13%) Test Automation
3 8 (34.78%) DevOps
4 7 (30.43%) Continuous Integration
5 6 (26.09%) API Integration
5 6 (26.09%) BDD
5 6 (26.09%) Technical Leadership
6 5 (21.74%) Front End Development
7 4 (17.39%) API Development
7 4 (17.39%) SEO
8 3 (13.04%) Performance Monitoring
8 3 (13.04%) Personalization
8 3 (13.04%) Problem-Solving
8 3 (13.04%) Project Management
8 3 (13.04%) Scrum
8 3 (13.04%) Security Operations
8 3 (13.04%) Software Engineering
8 3 (13.04%) Technical Analysis
8 3 (13.04%) Workflow
9 2 (8.70%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 11 (47.83%) JavaScript
2 10 (43.48%) Python
3 4 (17.39%) C#
4 3 (13.04%) Java
4 3 (13.04%) PowerShell
4 3 (13.04%) SQL
5 1 (4.35%) Ruby
System Software
1 3 (13.04%) Active Directory
2 2 (8.70%) Docker
Systems Management
1 1 (4.35%) Docker Swarm