Period
to 17 October 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 17 October 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
17 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 96 114 82
Rank change year-on-year +18 -32 +10
Contract jobs citing PHP 21 24 29
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Buckinghamshire 1.16% 1.07% 1.64%
As % of the Programming Languages category 2.95% 2.78% 5.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 28 20
Buckinghamshire median daily rate £350 £450 £275
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -22.22% +63.64% -8.33%
10th Percentile £280 £383 £185
90th Percentile £438 £450 £375
South East median daily rate £375 £370 £350
% change year-on-year +1.35% +5.71% +16.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Buckinghamshire median hourly rate - £29.00 -
South East median hourly rate £35.00 £31.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year +12.90% +82.35% -48.87%

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 712 862 573
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Buckinghamshire 39.29% 38.40% 32.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 421 366 286
Buckinghamshire median daily rate £413 £388 £370
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.45% +4.73% +5.71%
10th Percentile £300 £266 £263
90th Percentile £556 £525 £500
South East median daily rate £425 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +6.25% - +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 16 13
Buckinghamshire median hourly rate £45.00 £50.00 £36.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -10.00% +36.99% +40.38%
10th Percentile £31.41 £18.50 £12.20
90th Percentile £52.25 £77.50 £62.50
South East median hourly rate £45.00 £45.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year - +12.50% +6.67%

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 October 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 17 October 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 +23 21 £350 - 13
PHP
South East

For the 6 months to 17 October 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 (52.38%) JavaScript
2 10 (47.62%) HTML
2 10 (47.62%) CSS
3 8 (38.10%) Agile Software Development
3 8 (38.10%) Drupal
3 8 (38.10%) HTML5
3 8 (38.10%) AngularJS
4 7 (33.33%) MySQL
5 6 (28.57%) Python
5 6 (28.57%) .NET
5 6 (28.57%) CMS
5 6 (28.57%) Test Automation
5 6 (28.57%) BDD
5 6 (28.57%) jQuery
5 6 (28.57%) Continuous Integration
5 6 (28.57%) WordPress
5 6 (28.57%) Selenium
5 6 (28.57%) SpecFlow
5 6 (28.57%) Behat
5 6 (28.57%) API Integration
6 5 (23.81%) Front End Development
6 5 (23.81%) React
6 5 (23.81%) CSS3
6 5 (23.81%) Banking
6 5 (23.81%) SEO
7 4 (19.05%) C#
7 4 (19.05%) Git (software)
7 4 (19.05%) Sass
7 4 (19.05%) DevOps
7 4 (19.05%) Vue.js

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 8 (38.10%) Drupal
2 6 (28.57%) CMS
2 6 (28.57%) WordPress
3 1 (4.76%) Apache
3 1 (4.76%) BizTalk Server
3 1 (4.76%) concrete5
3 1 (4.76%) IIS
3 1 (4.76%) NetWeaver
3 1 (4.76%) nginx
3 1 (4.76%) WebSphere
Business Applications
1 1 (4.76%) SAP Hybris
Cloud Services
1 1 (4.76%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (4.76%) GitHub
1 1 (4.76%) Google Analytics
1 1 (4.76%) IaaS
1 1 (4.76%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (4.76%) PaaS
1 1 (4.76%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (4.76%) DNS
1 1 (4.76%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (33.33%) MySQL
2 1 (4.76%) GIS
2 1 (4.76%) Oracle Database
2 1 (4.76%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 6 (28.57%) Selenium
1 6 (28.57%) SpecFlow
2 4 (19.05%) Git (software)
General
1 5 (23.81%) Banking
2 1 (4.76%) Finance
Job Titles
1 14 (66.67%) Developer
2 7 (33.33%) Architect
2 7 (33.33%) Drupal Developer
3 6 (28.57%) PHP Developer
3 6 (28.57%) Test Architect
4 4 (19.05%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
5 3 (14.29%) PHP Drupal Developer
5 3 (14.29%) Test Automation Architect
5 3 (14.29%) WordPress Developer
6 1 (4.76%) Digital Architect
6 1 (4.76%) Digital Technical Architect
6 1 (4.76%) HTML CSS Developer
6 1 (4.76%) HTML Developer
6 1 (4.76%) JavaScript Developer
6 1 (4.76%) PHP WordPress Developer
6 1 (4.76%) Technical Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (47.62%) CSS
1 10 (47.62%) HTML
2 8 (38.10%) AngularJS
2 8 (38.10%) HTML5
3 6 (28.57%) .NET
3 6 (28.57%) Behat
3 6 (28.57%) jQuery
4 5 (23.81%) CSS3
4 5 (23.81%) React
5 4 (19.05%) Sass
5 4 (19.05%) Vue.js
6 2 (9.52%) LAMP
6 2 (9.52%) Laravel
7 1 (4.76%) Hibernate
7 1 (4.76%) J2EE
7 1 (4.76%) KnockoutJS
7 1 (4.76%) REST
7 1 (4.76%) Spring
7 1 (4.76%) Symfony
7 1 (4.76%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 1 (4.76%) Greenfield Project
Operating Systems
1 1 (4.76%) Android
1 1 (4.76%) Apple iOS
1 1 (4.76%) DC/OS
1 1 (4.76%) Linux
1 1 (4.76%) Unix
1 1 (4.76%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (38.10%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (28.57%) API Integration
2 6 (28.57%) BDD
2 6 (28.57%) Continuous Integration
2 6 (28.57%) Test Automation
3 5 (23.81%) Front End Development
3 5 (23.81%) SEO
4 4 (19.05%) API Development
4 4 (19.05%) DevOps
5 3 (14.29%) Scrum
5 3 (14.29%) Software Engineering
6 2 (9.52%) MVC
7 1 (4.76%) Analytics
7 1 (4.76%) E-Commerce
7 1 (4.76%) Microservices
7 1 (4.76%) Open Source
7 1 (4.76%) TOGAF
7 1 (4.76%) Web Development
7 1 (4.76%) Zachman Framework
Programming Languages
1 11 (52.38%) JavaScript
2 6 (28.57%) Python
3 4 (19.05%) C#
4 1 (4.76%) Java
4 1 (4.76%) PL/SQL
4 1 (4.76%) SQL
System Software
1 1 (4.76%) Active Directory
1 1 (4.76%) Docker
Systems Management
1 1 (4.76%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 1 (4.76%) ATG
1 1 (4.76%) Demandware
1 1 (4.76%) Google
1 1 (4.76%) hybris
1 1 (4.76%) IBM
1 1 (4.76%) Microsoft
1 1 (4.76%) Oracle
1 1 (4.76%) SAP