The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Milton Keynes with a requirement for PHP skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited PHP over the 3 months to 28 March 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
Buckinghamshire / Milton Keynes
3 months to
28 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 75 42 62
Rank change year-on-year -33 +20  
Contract jobs citing PHP 1 26 12
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Milton Keynes 0.13% 3.47% 1.43%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.56% 9.70% 4.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 5 8
Median daily rate £325 £325 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +8.33%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £325 £305
% change year-on-year +7.69% +6.55%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.00 £18.25 £22.00
% change year-on-year +9.58% -17.04%  

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 Milton Keynes with a requirement for programming language skills.

Contract Programming Language Skills
Milton Keynes
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for programming language skills 179 268 255
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Milton Keynes 24.03% 35.78% 30.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 91 158 145
Median daily rate £365 £385 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.19% +14.07%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £300 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £477 £525 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +3.33% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 1
Median hourly rate - £15.00 £18.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -18.91%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.50 £40.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year +3.75% +11.11%  

PHP
Job Vacancy Trend in Milton Keynes

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Milton Keynes citing PHP as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Programming Languages category.

Job vacancy trend for PHP in Milton Keynes

PHP
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Milton Keynes

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing PHP in Milton Keynes.

Contractor daily rate trend for PHP in Milton Keynes

PHP
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Milton Keynes

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing PHP in Milton Keynes.

Contractor hourly rate trend for PHP in Milton Keynes

PHP
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Milton Keynes

For the 6 months to 28 March 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 Milton Keynes region with a requirement for PHP.

1 3 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (40.00%) Mobile App
3 1 (20.00%) SDLC
3 1 (20.00%) Mobile Application Development
3 1 (20.00%) Software Engineering
3 1 (20.00%) Ruby
3 1 (20.00%) Ruby on Rails
3 1 (20.00%) Java SE
3 1 (20.00%) Degree
3 1 (20.00%) JSON
3 1 (20.00%) Mathematics
3 1 (20.00%) Computer Science
3 1 (20.00%) jQuery
3 1 (20.00%) Android
3 1 (20.00%) Magento
3 1 (20.00%) Git (software)
3 1 (20.00%) RESTful
3 1 (20.00%) Open Source
3 1 (20.00%) hybris
3 1 (20.00%) Apple iOS
3 1 (20.00%) Node.js
3 1 (20.00%) REST
3 1 (20.00%) AngularJS
3 1 (20.00%) Express
3 1 (20.00%) MVC
3 1 (20.00%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (20.00%) ATG
3 1 (20.00%) LAMP
3 1 (20.00%) Scrum
3 1 (20.00%) C#

PHP
Co-occurring IT Skills in Milton Keynes 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 1 (20.00%) Apache
Business Applications
1 1 (20.00%) Magento
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (20.00%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 1 (20.00%) Git (software)
Job Titles
1 3 (60.00%) Developer
2 2 (40.00%) Full Stack Developer
2 2 (40.00%) PHP Developer
3 1 (20.00%) Analyst
3 1 (20.00%) Applications Developer
3 1 (20.00%) Business Analyst
3 1 (20.00%) E-Commerce Analyst
3 1 (20.00%) E-Commerce Business Analyst
3 1 (20.00%) JavaScript Developer
3 1 (20.00%) Mobile Applications Developer
3 1 (20.00%) Mobile Web Applications Developer
3 1 (20.00%) Node.js Developer
3 1 (20.00%) PHP Software Engineer
3 1 (20.00%) Software Engineer
3 1 (20.00%) Web Applications Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (20.00%) .NET
1 1 (20.00%) AngularJS
1 1 (20.00%) CSS
1 1 (20.00%) Express
1 1 (20.00%) HTML
1 1 (20.00%) Java SE
1 1 (20.00%) jQuery
1 1 (20.00%) JSON
1 1 (20.00%) LAMP
1 1 (20.00%) Node.js
1 1 (20.00%) REST
1 1 (20.00%) RESTful
1 1 (20.00%) Ruby on Rails
1 1 (20.00%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (40.00%) Mobile App
2 1 (20.00%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 1 (20.00%) Android
1 1 (20.00%) Apple iOS
1 1 (20.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (20.00%) E-Commerce
2 1 (20.00%) Mathematics
2 1 (20.00%) Mobile Application Development
2 1 (20.00%) MVC
2 1 (20.00%) OO
2 1 (20.00%) OOP
2 1 (20.00%) Open Source
2 1 (20.00%) Scrum
2 1 (20.00%) SDLC
2 1 (20.00%) Software Engineering
2 1 (20.00%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (20.00%) C#
1 1 (20.00%) Java
1 1 (20.00%) JavaScript
1 1 (20.00%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 1 (20.00%) Degree
Vendors
1 1 (20.00%) ATG
1 1 (20.00%) hybris