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 26 June 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
26 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 70 54 66
Rank change year-on-year -16 +12  
Contract jobs citing PHP 6 6 11
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Milton Keynes 0.80% 0.92% 1.32%
As % of the Programming Languages category 2.15% 3.24% 4.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 3 11
Median daily rate - £275 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -8.33%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £330 £325
% change year-on-year +6.06% +1.53%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £47.50 £15.50 £39.00
% change year-on-year +206.45% -60.25%  

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 279 185 269
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Milton Keynes 37.15% 28.24% 32.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 130 81 151
Median daily rate £375 £350 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.14% -3.44%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £253 £235 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £450 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +6.66% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 3
Median hourly rate - - £22.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £37.50 £37.00
% change year-on-year +13.33% +1.35%  

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 contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing PHP in Milton Keynes.

Contractor hourly rate trend for PHP in Milton Keynes

For the 6 months to 26 June 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 6 (85.71%) Node.js
2 5 (71.43%) HTML
2 5 (71.43%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (71.43%) Banking
3 4 (57.14%) C#
3 4 (57.14%) DevOps
3 4 (57.14%) HTML5
4 3 (42.86%) Ansible
4 3 (42.86%) AngularJS
4 3 (42.86%) Workflow
4 3 (42.86%) jQuery
4 3 (42.86%) Git (software)
4 3 (42.86%) Open Source
4 3 (42.86%) LDAP
4 3 (42.86%) CSS
4 3 (42.86%) XML
4 3 (42.86%) Linux
5 2 (28.57%) Windows
5 2 (28.57%) AIX
5 2 (28.57%) Solaris
5 2 (28.57%) SOAP
5 2 (28.57%) SQL Server
5 2 (28.57%) Microsoft Office
5 2 (28.57%) Java
5 2 (28.57%) SQL
5 2 (28.57%) .NET
5 2 (28.57%) IBM
5 2 (28.57%) Active Directory
5 2 (28.57%) Red Hat
5 2 (28.57%) Project Management

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 2 (28.57%) Drupal
2 1 (14.29%) Apache
Applications
1 2 (28.57%) Microsoft Office
Communications & Networking
1 3 (42.86%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (28.57%) SQL Server
2 1 (14.29%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 3 (42.86%) Git (software)
2 2 (28.57%) Grunt
2 2 (28.57%) Jenkins
2 2 (28.57%) Selenium
General
1 5 (71.43%) Banking
2 2 (28.57%) Finance
Job Titles
1 4 (57.14%) Developer
2 3 (42.86%) PHP Developer
3 2 (28.57%) Drupal Developer
3 2 (28.57%) PHP Drupal Developer
4 1 (14.29%) Analyst
4 1 (14.29%) Automation Engineer
4 1 (14.29%) DevOps Developer
4 1 (14.29%) DevOps Engineer
4 1 (14.29%) Node.js Developer
4 1 (14.29%) PHP Software Engineer
4 1 (14.29%) Software Engineer
4 1 (14.29%) UX Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (85.71%) Node.js
2 5 (71.43%) HTML
3 4 (57.14%) HTML5
4 3 (42.86%) AngularJS
4 3 (42.86%) CSS
4 3 (42.86%) jQuery
4 3 (42.86%) XML
5 2 (28.57%) .NET
5 2 (28.57%) CSS3
5 2 (28.57%) Laravel
5 2 (28.57%) REST
5 2 (28.57%) SOAP
5 2 (28.57%) YAML
6 1 (14.29%) ASP.NET Web API
6 1 (14.29%) Java SE
6 1 (14.29%) JSON
6 1 (14.29%) LAMP
6 1 (14.29%) RESTful
6 1 (14.29%) Ruby on Rails
6 1 (14.29%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 2 (28.57%) Linux Command Line
1 2 (28.57%) User Experience
2 1 (14.29%) Computer Science
2 1 (14.29%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 3 (42.86%) Linux
2 2 (28.57%) AIX
2 2 (28.57%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 2 (28.57%) Solaris
2 2 (28.57%) Windows
2 2 (28.57%) Windows 10
2 2 (28.57%) Windows 7
3 1 (14.29%) Android
3 1 (14.29%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (71.43%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (57.14%) DevOps
3 3 (42.86%) Open Source
3 3 (42.86%) Workflow
4 2 (28.57%) Continuous Delivery
4 2 (28.57%) Personalization
4 2 (28.57%) Project Management
4 2 (28.57%) Scrum
5 1 (14.29%) Mathematics
5 1 (14.29%) MVC
5 1 (14.29%) OO
5 1 (14.29%) OOP
5 1 (14.29%) Software Engineering
5 1 (14.29%) Technical Analysis
Programming Languages
1 4 (57.14%) C#
2 2 (28.57%) Java
2 2 (28.57%) PowerShell
2 2 (28.57%) Python
2 2 (28.57%) SQL
3 1 (14.29%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 1 (14.29%) Computer Science Degree
1 1 (14.29%) Degree
System Software
1 2 (28.57%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 3 (42.86%) Ansible
Vendors
1 2 (28.57%) IBM
1 2 (28.57%) Red Hat