The table below looks at the statistics for the PHP Developer role in IT contracts advertised for the Oxford region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited PHP Developer in their job title over the 3 months to 10 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
10 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
PHP Developer
Rank 24 39 23
Rank change year-on-year
+15 -16
Contract jobs requiring a PHP Developer 17 3 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxford 5.99% 0.82% 2.26%
As % of the Job Titles category 6.44% 0.88% 2.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 3 2
Average daily rate £420 £275 £283
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+52.72% -2.65%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £322 £245 £249
10% offered a daily rate of more than £498 £275 £317
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £300 £300
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £47.00 £24.75 £29.00
% change year-on-year
+89.89% -14.65%
PHP Developer
Oxfordshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the Oxford region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of contract jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
Oxford
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
264 341 169
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxford 92.96% 93.17% 95.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 215 212 94
Average daily rate £400 £430 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.97% +32.30%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £138 £295 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £550 £490
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 30 17
Average hourly rate £14.50 £16.00 £14.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-9.37% +10.34%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £8.80 £8.83 £12.09
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £71.50 £19.10 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £16.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -

PHP Developer
Jobs Demand Trend in Oxford

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing PHP Developer in the job title across the Oxford region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

PHP Developer Jobs Demand Trend in Oxford

PHP Developer
Daily Rate Trend in Oxford

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing PHP Developer across the Oxford region.

PHP Developer Daily Rate Trend in Oxford

PHP Developer
Daily Rate Histogram in Oxford

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing PHP Developer across the Oxford region over the 3 months to 10 February 2016.

PHP Developer Daily Rate Histogram in Oxford

PHP Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Oxford

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Oxford region that cited PHP Developer in their job title mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled with PHP Developer in their job title.

1 26 (100.00%) PHP
2 22 (84.62%) JavaScript
3 20 (76.92%) HTML
4 18 (69.23%) CSS
5 12 (46.15%) Agile Software Development
6 11 (42.31%) AngularJS
7 10 (38.46%) TDD
7 10 (38.46%) Magento
7 10 (38.46%) E-Commerce
8 9 (34.62%) MySQL
9 8 (30.77%) HTML5
9 8 (30.77%) NoSQL
9 8 (30.77%) MVC
10 7 (26.92%) Publishing
10 7 (26.92%) Continuous Integration
10 7 (26.92%) Linux
10 7 (26.92%) Node.js
10 7 (26.92%) Amazon AWS
10 7 (26.92%) Laravel
11 6 (23.08%) Sass
11 6 (23.08%) Git (software)
12 5 (19.23%) Kanban
12 5 (19.23%) Subversion
12 5 (19.23%) Web Services
12 5 (19.23%) Automation Testing
13 4 (15.38%) API Development
13 4 (15.38%) Relational Database
13 4 (15.38%) Open Source
13 4 (15.38%) Amazon EC2
13 4 (15.38%) MongoDB

PHP Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Oxford by Category

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Oxford region that cited PHP Developer in their job title mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled with PHP Developer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 7 (26.92%) Node.js
2 4 (15.38%) Apache
3 3 (11.54%) Apache Solr
3 3 (11.54%) IIS
3 3 (11.54%) Tomcat
4 2 (7.69%) Elasticsearch
5 1 (3.85%) WordPress
Business Applications
1 10 (38.46%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 7 (26.92%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (15.38%) Amazon EC2
3 3 (11.54%) Adobe Analytics
3 3 (11.54%) Google Analytics
3 3 (11.54%) Google Tag Manager
4 1 (3.85%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (15.38%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (34.62%) MySQL
2 8 (30.77%) NoSQL
3 4 (15.38%) MongoDB
3 4 (15.38%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 6 (23.08%) Git (software)
2 5 (19.23%) Subversion
3 3 (11.54%) PHPUnit
4 2 (7.69%) Bitbucket
4 2 (7.69%) Bower
4 2 (7.69%) Grunt
4 2 (7.69%) Jenkins
5 1 (3.85%) Eclipse
5 1 (3.85%) Selenium
5 1 (3.85%) Vagrant
General
1 7 (26.92%) Publishing
2 1 (3.85%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (76.92%) HTML
2 18 (69.23%) CSS
3 11 (42.31%) AngularJS
4 8 (30.77%) HTML5
5 7 (26.92%) Laravel
6 6 (23.08%) Sass
7 5 (19.23%) Web Services
8 4 (15.38%) jQuery
8 4 (15.38%) JSON
9 3 (11.54%) Classic ASP
9 3 (11.54%) Middleware
9 3 (11.54%) RESTful
9 3 (11.54%) SOAP
9 3 (11.54%) Spring
9 3 (11.54%) Twitter Bootstrap
10 2 (7.69%) CodeIgniter
10 2 (7.69%) CSS3
10 2 (7.69%) LAMP
10 2 (7.69%) RabbitMQ
10 2 (7.69%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 1 (3.85%) Fintech
1 1 (3.85%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 7 (26.92%) Linux
2 4 (15.38%) Windows
3 3 (11.54%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 3 (11.54%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (46.15%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (38.46%) E-Commerce
2 10 (38.46%) TDD
3 8 (30.77%) MVC
4 7 (26.92%) Continuous Integration
5 5 (19.23%) Automation Testing
5 5 (19.23%) Kanban
6 4 (15.38%) API Development
6 4 (15.38%) Open Source
6 4 (15.38%) Pair Programming
6 4 (15.38%) Scrum
7 3 (11.54%) Analytics
7 3 (11.54%) Front End Development
7 3 (11.54%) OO
7 3 (11.54%) OOP
7 3 (11.54%) SEO
7 3 (11.54%) Tag Management
7 3 (11.54%) Web Application Development
8 2 (7.69%) BDD
8 2 (7.69%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 26 (100.00%) PHP
2 22 (84.62%) JavaScript
3 3 (11.54%) Java
4 2 (7.69%) Shell Script
5 1 (3.85%) PHP 5
5 1 (3.85%) VB
5 1 (3.85%) VBA
Qualifications
1 1 (3.85%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.85%) Disclosure Scotland
Systems Management
1 2 (7.69%) Packer
2 1 (3.85%) Puppet
Vendors
1 3 (11.54%) Adobe
1 3 (11.54%) Google
1 3 (11.54%) Red Hat
2 2 (7.69%) Zend
3 1 (3.85%) SAP