Period
to 18 August 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 18 August 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
18 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 99 121 82
Rank change year-on-year +22 -39 +7
Contract jobs citing PHP 25 21 34
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Buckinghamshire 1.30% 0.94% 1.79%
As % of the Programming Languages category 3.36% 2.54% 5.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 25 26 19
Buckinghamshire median daily rate £375 £450 £275
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -16.67% +63.64% -8.33%
10th Percentile £300 £425 £223
90th Percentile £525 £450 £375
South East median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year - +7.14% +16.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Buckinghamshire median hourly rate - £29.00 -
South East median hourly rate - £29.00 £9.00
% change year-on-year - +222.22% -67.27%

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 745 827 593
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Buckinghamshire 38.66% 37.15% 31.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 425 316 308
Buckinghamshire median daily rate £415 £388 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.10% +6.90% +7.41%
10th Percentile £313 £270 £261
90th Percentile £556 £525 £482
South East median daily rate £425 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +6.25% - +8.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 14 15
Buckinghamshire median hourly rate £45.00 £55.00 £38.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -18.18% +42.86% +37.50%
10th Percentile £38.00 £18.50 £15.00
90th Percentile £50.50 £77.50 £62.50
South East median hourly rate £42.50 £42.50 £40.00
% change year-on-year - +6.25% +3.90%

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 18 August 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 18 August 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 £363 - 9
Marlow - 3 £550 -
High Wycombe -6 1 £325 - 6
PHP
South East

For the 6 months to 18 August 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 19 (76.00%) JavaScript
2 18 (72.00%) HTML
3 15 (60.00%) CSS
4 12 (48.00%) HTML5
5 10 (40.00%) jQuery
6 9 (36.00%) MySQL
7 8 (32.00%) Drupal
7 8 (32.00%) Git (software)
7 8 (32.00%) CSS3
8 7 (28.00%) AngularJS
8 7 (28.00%) WordPress
8 7 (28.00%) Agile Software Development
9 6 (24.00%) LAMP
9 6 (24.00%) SEO
10 5 (20.00%) Banking
10 5 (20.00%) CMS
10 5 (20.00%) Symfony
10 5 (20.00%) Front End Development
11 4 (16.00%) Sass
11 4 (16.00%) React
11 4 (16.00%) Vue.js
11 4 (16.00%) Open Source
11 4 (16.00%) Node.js
11 4 (16.00%) Web Development
11 4 (16.00%) Retail
11 4 (16.00%) Google
11 4 (16.00%) MVC
11 4 (16.00%) Java
11 4 (16.00%) SQL
11 4 (16.00%) C#

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 (32.00%) Drupal
2 7 (28.00%) WordPress
3 5 (20.00%) CMS
4 2 (8.00%) Apache
4 2 (8.00%) BizTalk Server
4 2 (8.00%) IIS
4 2 (8.00%) NetWeaver
4 2 (8.00%) nginx
4 2 (8.00%) WebSphere
5 1 (4.00%) concrete5
Business Applications
1 2 (8.00%) Magento
1 2 (8.00%) SAP Hybris
Cloud Services
1 3 (12.00%) Salesforce Sales Cloud
2 2 (8.00%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (8.00%) GitHub
2 2 (8.00%) Google Analytics
2 2 (8.00%) IaaS
2 2 (8.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (8.00%) PaaS
2 2 (8.00%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (8.00%) DNS
1 2 (8.00%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (36.00%) MySQL
2 2 (8.00%) GIS
2 2 (8.00%) Oracle Database
2 2 (8.00%) SQL Server
3 1 (4.00%) NoSQL
3 1 (4.00%) RDBMS
3 1 (4.00%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 8 (32.00%) Git (software)
2 1 (4.00%) Grunt
2 1 (4.00%) gulp
2 1 (4.00%) Jenkins
2 1 (4.00%) SonarQube
2 1 (4.00%) webpack
General
1 5 (20.00%) Banking
2 4 (16.00%) Retail
3 1 (4.00%) Advertising
3 1 (4.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 20 (80.00%) Developer
2 11 (44.00%) PHP Developer
3 5 (20.00%) Drupal Developer
3 5 (20.00%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
3 5 (20.00%) PHP Drupal Developer
4 3 (12.00%) HTML Developer
4 3 (12.00%) Salesforce Developer
4 3 (12.00%) Web Developer
5 2 (8.00%) Architect
5 2 (8.00%) Digital Architect
5 2 (8.00%) Digital Technical Architect
5 2 (8.00%) HTML CSS Developer
5 2 (8.00%) JavaScript Developer
5 2 (8.00%) PHP Laravel Developer
5 2 (8.00%) PHP Web Developer
5 2 (8.00%) Release Manager
5 2 (8.00%) Technical Architect
5 2 (8.00%) WordPress Developer
6 1 (4.00%) Agile Developer
6 1 (4.00%) PHP Symfony Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (72.00%) HTML
2 15 (60.00%) CSS
3 12 (48.00%) HTML5
4 10 (40.00%) jQuery
5 8 (32.00%) CSS3
6 7 (28.00%) AngularJS
7 6 (24.00%) LAMP
8 5 (20.00%) Symfony
9 4 (16.00%) Node.js
9 4 (16.00%) React
9 4 (16.00%) Sass
9 4 (16.00%) Vue.js
10 3 (12.00%) Hibernate
10 3 (12.00%) Laravel
10 3 (12.00%) REST
10 3 (12.00%) RESTful
10 3 (12.00%) Spring
10 3 (12.00%) Visualforce
11 2 (8.00%) J2EE
12 1 (4.00%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 1 (4.00%) Clustering
1 1 (4.00%) Data Centre
1 1 (4.00%) Fintech
1 1 (4.00%) Greenfield Project
Operating Systems
1 3 (12.00%) Linux
2 2 (8.00%) Android
2 2 (8.00%) Apple iOS
2 2 (8.00%) DC/OS
2 2 (8.00%) Unix
2 2 (8.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (28.00%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (24.00%) SEO
3 5 (20.00%) Front End Development
4 4 (16.00%) MVC
4 4 (16.00%) Open Source
4 4 (16.00%) Web Development
5 3 (12.00%) OO
5 3 (12.00%) OOD
5 3 (12.00%) Unit Testing
6 2 (8.00%) Analytics
6 2 (8.00%) API Development
6 2 (8.00%) Deployment Automation
6 2 (8.00%) E-Commerce
6 2 (8.00%) Microservices
6 2 (8.00%) OOP
6 2 (8.00%) TOGAF
6 2 (8.00%) Zachman Framework
7 1 (4.00%) Decision-Making
7 1 (4.00%) Load Balancing
7 1 (4.00%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 19 (76.00%) JavaScript
2 4 (16.00%) C#
2 4 (16.00%) Java
2 4 (16.00%) SQL
3 3 (12.00%) Apex Code
4 2 (8.00%) PL/SQL
4 2 (8.00%) PowerShell
System Software
1 2 (8.00%) Active Directory
1 2 (8.00%) Docker
Systems Management
1 2 (8.00%) Ansible
1 2 (8.00%) Kubernetes
2 1 (4.00%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 4 (16.00%) Google
2 3 (12.00%) Salesforce.com
3 2 (8.00%) ATG
3 2 (8.00%) Demandware
3 2 (8.00%) hybris
3 2 (8.00%) IBM
3 2 (8.00%) Microsoft
3 2 (8.00%) Oracle
3 2 (8.00%) SAP
4 1 (4.00%) Capita