Period
to 12 December 2017

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 12 December 2017 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
12 Dec 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 114 79 93
Rank change year-on-year -35 +14 +6
Contract jobs citing PHP 24 29 33
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Buckinghamshire 1.01% 1.70% 1.29%
As % of the Programming Languages category 2.56% 5.48% 4.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 22 29
Buckinghamshire median daily rate £290 £300 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -3.33% - -14.29%
10th Percentile £250 £185 £250
90th Percentile £450 £374 £340
South East median daily rate £363 £350 £300
% change year-on-year +3.57% +16.67% -4.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Buckinghamshire median hourly rate £29.00 - -
South East median hourly rate £33.00 £17.00 £28.00
% change year-on-year +94.12% -39.29% +24.44%

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 936 529 801
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Buckinghamshire 39.33% 30.99% 31.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 397 276 395
Buckinghamshire median daily rate £400 £365 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +9.59% +4.29% -
10th Percentile £289 £246 £250
90th Percentile £525 £522 £517
South East median daily rate £413 £400 £375
% change year-on-year +3.13% +6.67% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 19 20
Buckinghamshire median hourly rate £47.50 £37.50 £23.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +26.67% +57.89% +46.15%
10th Percentile £20.20 £14.30 £12.98
90th Percentile £77.50 £62.50 £45.15
South East median hourly rate £45.00 £41.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year +9.76% +9.33% +15.38%

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 12 December 2017.

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 12 December 2017. 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 -29 12 £275 -14.06% 4
High Wycombe - 3 £290 - 1
Marlow - 3 - -
Aylesbury -1 1 £550 +83.33% 1
PHP
South East

For the 6 months to 12 December 2017, IT contractor jobs citing PHP also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Buckinghamshire region with a requirement for PHP.

1 23 (95.83%) HTML
2 18 (75.00%) JavaScript
3 14 (58.33%) Web Development
4 13 (54.17%) MySQL
5 12 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
6 11 (45.83%) CSS
7 9 (37.50%) Drupal
7 9 (37.50%) Git (software)
8 8 (33.33%) Continuous Improvement
9 7 (29.17%) JIRA
9 7 (29.17%) DevOps
10 6 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
10 6 (25.00%) Ansible
10 6 (25.00%) Ruby
10 6 (25.00%) Perl
10 6 (25.00%) Unix
10 6 (25.00%) Windows
10 6 (25.00%) Linux
10 6 (25.00%) Python
11 5 (20.83%) SQL
11 5 (20.83%) CA
11 5 (20.83%) Remedy
11 5 (20.83%) Incident Management
11 5 (20.83%) Finance
11 5 (20.83%) CMS
11 5 (20.83%) PostgreSQL
11 5 (20.83%) Infrastructure Management
11 5 (20.83%) Atlassian
11 5 (20.83%) HTML5
11 5 (20.83%) NoSQL

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 9 (37.50%) Drupal
2 5 (20.83%) CMS
2 5 (20.83%) Confluence
3 1 (4.17%) SharePoint
3 1 (4.17%) WordPress
Applications
1 1 (4.17%) Microsoft PowerPoint
1 1 (4.17%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 3 (12.50%) Magento
2 1 (4.17%) Oracle CRM
2 1 (4.17%) Oracle CRM On Demand
Cloud Services
1 3 (12.50%) Google Analytics
2 1 (4.17%) Akamai
2 1 (4.17%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (4.17%) AWS Lambda
2 1 (4.17%) GitHub
2 1 (4.17%) Google Tag Manager
2 1 (4.17%) npm
2 1 (4.17%) SaaS
2 1 (4.17%) Serverless
2 1 (4.17%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 1 (4.17%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (54.17%) MySQL
2 5 (20.83%) NoSQL
2 5 (20.83%) PostgreSQL
3 2 (8.33%) MongoDB
4 1 (4.17%) Amazon RDS
Development Applications
1 9 (37.50%) Git (software)
2 7 (29.17%) JIRA
3 1 (4.17%) Bitbucket
3 1 (4.17%) git-flow
3 1 (4.17%) Jenkins
3 1 (4.17%) PHPUnit
3 1 (4.17%) Subversion
General
1 5 (20.83%) Finance
2 4 (16.67%) Marketing
3 3 (12.50%) Banking
4 1 (4.17%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 14 (58.33%) Developer
2 8 (33.33%) PHP Developer
3 6 (25.00%) DevOps Engineer
3 6 (25.00%) Monitoring Engineer
4 5 (20.83%) Drupal Developer
5 4 (16.67%) HTML CSS Developer
5 4 (16.67%) HTML Developer
5 4 (16.67%) PHP Drupal Developer
5 4 (16.67%) Web Developer
6 3 (12.50%) MySQL Developer
6 3 (12.50%) PHP MySQL Developer
7 2 (8.33%) Magento Developer
7 2 (8.33%) PHP Symfony Developer
7 2 (8.33%) Symfony Developer
8 1 (4.17%) Digital Analyst
8 1 (4.17%) Digital Business Analyst
8 1 (4.17%) Marketing Specialist
8 1 (4.17%) Online Editor
8 1 (4.17%) PHP Laravel Developer
8 1 (4.17%) PHP Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (95.83%) HTML
2 11 (45.83%) CSS
3 5 (20.83%) HTML5
4 4 (16.67%) CSS3
4 4 (16.67%) Symfony
5 3 (12.50%) jQuery
5 3 (12.50%) Laravel
5 3 (12.50%) Yii
6 2 (8.33%) AngularJS
6 2 (8.33%) Doctrine
6 2 (8.33%) LESS
6 2 (8.33%) Sass
7 1 (4.17%) Express
7 1 (4.17%) Flash
7 1 (4.17%) Google Maps API
7 1 (4.17%) Node.js
7 1 (4.17%) REST
7 1 (4.17%) RESTful
7 1 (4.17%) Web Services
7 1 (4.17%) XHTML
Miscellaneous
1 6 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (4.17%) Graphic Design
2 1 (4.17%) Social Media
2 1 (4.17%) User Experience
2 1 (4.17%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 6 (25.00%) Linux
1 6 (25.00%) Unix
1 6 (25.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (58.33%) Web Development
2 12 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
3 8 (33.33%) Continuous Improvement
4 7 (29.17%) DevOps
5 5 (20.83%) Incident Management
5 5 (20.83%) Infrastructure Management
6 4 (16.67%) TDD
7 3 (12.50%) Analytics
7 3 (12.50%) Continuous Delivery
7 3 (12.50%) Continuous Integration
7 3 (12.50%) E-Commerce
8 2 (8.33%) Digital Marketing
8 2 (8.33%) Project Management
8 2 (8.33%) SEO
9 1 (4.17%) Email Marketing
9 1 (4.17%) Internet Marketing
9 1 (4.17%) Migration
9 1 (4.17%) Problem Management
9 1 (4.17%) Scrum
9 1 (4.17%) Technical Architecture
Programming Languages
1 18 (75.00%) JavaScript
2 6 (25.00%) Perl
2 6 (25.00%) Python
2 6 (25.00%) Ruby
3 5 (20.83%) SQL
4 1 (4.17%) Java
4 1 (4.17%) PHP 5
4 1 (4.17%) PHP 7
Qualifications
1 1 (4.17%) Degree
1 1 (4.17%) OCA
1 1 (4.17%) Oracle Certification
1 1 (4.17%) PMI Certification
1 1 (4.17%) PMP
Systems Management
1 6 (25.00%) Ansible
Vendors
1 5 (20.83%) Atlassian
1 5 (20.83%) CA
1 5 (20.83%) Nimsoft
1 5 (20.83%) Remedy
2 4 (16.67%) Google
3 3 (12.50%) IBM
4 1 (4.17%) Adobe
4 1 (4.17%) New Relic
4 1 (4.17%) Oracle
4 1 (4.17%) Salesforce.com
4 1 (4.17%) Splunk