Period
to 24 July 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 24 July 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
24 Jul 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 108 73 88
Rank change year-on-year -35 +15 +6
Contract jobs citing PHP 22 41 45
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Buckinghamshire 1.03% 2.05% 1.76%
As % of the Programming Languages category 2.91% 6.61% 5.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 27 19 39
Buckinghamshire median daily rate £450 £275 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +63.64% -8.33% -
South East median daily rate £400 £338 £300
% change year-on-year +18.52% +12.50% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 1
Buckinghamshire median hourly rate £29.00 - £40.00
South East median hourly rate £29.00 £9.00 £36.50
% change year-on-year +222.22% -75.34% +47.47%

PHP is in the programming language skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Buckinghamshire with a requirement for programming language skills.

Contract Programming Language Skills
Buckinghamshire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for programming language skills 755 620 801
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Buckinghamshire 35.51% 31.06% 31.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 309 323 442
Buckinghamshire median daily rate £375 £363 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.45% +7.41% +3.85%
10th Percentile £270 £263 £233
90th Percentile £525 £488 £468
South East median daily rate £400 £400 £363
% change year-on-year - +10.34% +3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 12 14
Buckinghamshire median hourly rate £55.00 £41.50 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +32.53% +18.57% +75.00%
10th Percentile £18.50 £27.50 £21.25
90th Percentile £77.50 £62.50 £46.05
South East median hourly rate £43.50 £40.00 £38.25
% change year-on-year +8.75% +4.58% +2.00%

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 24 July 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 24 July 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 -37 7 £325 +18.18% 2
High Wycombe - 2 - -
PHP
South East

For the 6 months to 24 July 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 17 (77.27%) HTML
2 14 (63.64%) CSS
2 14 (63.64%) jQuery
3 11 (50.00%) Git (software)
3 11 (50.00%) AngularJS
4 10 (45.45%) HTML5
4 10 (45.45%) JavaScript
5 9 (40.91%) Agile Software Development
5 9 (40.91%) Node.js
6 8 (36.36%) MySQL
7 7 (31.82%) Banking
7 7 (31.82%) RESTful
7 7 (31.82%) Symfony
7 7 (31.82%) Drupal
7 7 (31.82%) Doctrine
8 6 (27.27%) PHP 7
8 6 (27.27%) DevOps
8 6 (27.27%) Sass
8 6 (27.27%) LESS
8 6 (27.27%) MongoDB
8 6 (27.27%) Laravel
8 6 (27.27%) PHPUnit
8 6 (27.27%) PHP 5
8 6 (27.27%) Subversion
8 6 (27.27%) C#
8 6 (27.27%) Finance
9 5 (22.73%) Workflow
9 5 (22.73%) LDAP
9 5 (22.73%) IBM
9 5 (22.73%) Scrum

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 (31.82%) Drupal
2 2 (9.09%) CMS
3 1 (4.55%) Apache
Applications
1 2 (9.09%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 2 (9.09%) Google Analytics
1 2 (9.09%) Google Tag Manager
Communications & Networking
1 5 (22.73%) LDAP
2 2 (9.09%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (36.36%) MySQL
2 6 (27.27%) MongoDB
3 2 (9.09%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 11 (50.00%) Git (software)
2 6 (27.27%) PHPUnit
2 6 (27.27%) Subversion
3 4 (18.18%) Grunt
3 4 (18.18%) Jenkins
3 4 (18.18%) Selenium
General
1 7 (31.82%) Banking
2 6 (27.27%) Finance
3 3 (13.64%) Marketing
4 2 (9.09%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 17 (77.27%) Developer
2 13 (59.09%) PHP Developer
3 7 (31.82%) PHP Symfony Developer
3 7 (31.82%) Symfony Developer
4 5 (22.73%) Drupal Developer
5 4 (18.18%) PHP Drupal Developer
5 4 (18.18%) PHP Laravel Developer
6 3 (13.64%) DevOps Developer
7 2 (9.09%) Agile Developer
7 2 (9.09%) Angular Developer
7 2 (9.09%) Automation Developer
7 2 (9.09%) HTML CSS Developer
7 2 (9.09%) HTML Developer
7 2 (9.09%) Marketing Specialist
7 2 (9.09%) MongoDB Developer
7 2 (9.09%) PHP MySQL Developer
7 2 (9.09%) PHP Specialist
7 2 (9.09%) UX Developer
7 2 (9.09%) Web Content Specialist
7 2 (9.09%) Web Marketing Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (77.27%) HTML
2 14 (63.64%) CSS
2 14 (63.64%) jQuery
3 11 (50.00%) AngularJS
4 10 (45.45%) HTML5
5 9 (40.91%) Node.js
6 7 (31.82%) Doctrine
6 7 (31.82%) RESTful
6 7 (31.82%) Symfony
7 6 (27.27%) Laravel
7 6 (27.27%) LESS
7 6 (27.27%) Sass
8 5 (22.73%) CSS3
9 4 (18.18%) REST
10 3 (13.64%) .NET
10 3 (13.64%) XML
11 2 (9.09%) SOAP
11 2 (9.09%) Web Services
11 2 (9.09%) XHTML
11 2 (9.09%) YAML
Miscellaneous
1 5 (22.73%) User Experience
2 2 (9.09%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (9.09%) Linux Command Line
2 2 (9.09%) Virtual Team
3 1 (4.55%) Computer Science
3 1 (4.55%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 4 (18.18%) Linux
2 2 (9.09%) AIX
2 2 (9.09%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 2 (9.09%) Solaris
2 2 (9.09%) Windows
2 2 (9.09%) Windows 10
2 2 (9.09%) Windows 7
3 1 (4.55%) Android
3 1 (4.55%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (40.91%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (27.27%) DevOps
3 5 (22.73%) Scrum
3 5 (22.73%) Workflow
4 4 (18.18%) Personalization
4 4 (18.18%) Project Management
5 3 (13.64%) Open Source
5 3 (13.64%) Web Development
6 2 (9.09%) Analytics
6 2 (9.09%) Content Development
6 2 (9.09%) Content Management
6 2 (9.09%) Continuous Delivery
6 2 (9.09%) Internet Marketing
6 2 (9.09%) Line Management
6 2 (9.09%) OO
6 2 (9.09%) Pay per click
6 2 (9.09%) Responsive Web Design
6 2 (9.09%) SDLC
6 2 (9.09%) SEO
6 2 (9.09%) Stakeholder Engagement
Programming Languages
1 10 (45.45%) JavaScript
2 6 (27.27%) C#
2 6 (27.27%) PHP 5
2 6 (27.27%) PHP 7
3 2 (9.09%) Java
3 2 (9.09%) PowerShell
3 2 (9.09%) Python
3 2 (9.09%) SQL
4 1 (4.55%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 3 (13.64%) Degree
2 1 (4.55%) Computer Science Degree
System Software
1 2 (9.09%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 5 (22.73%) Ansible
Vendors
1 5 (22.73%) IBM
2 2 (9.09%) Google
2 2 (9.09%) Red Hat