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 27 May 2015 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
27 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
PHP Developer
Rank 35 21 30
Rank change year-on-year
-14 +9
Contract jobs requiring a PHP Developer 4 10 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxford 1.19% 4.37% 2.56%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.26% 4.59% 2.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 10 4
Average daily rate
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£275 £275 £348
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -20.86%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £255 £252 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £355 £315 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £350 £250
% change year-on-year
-14.28% +40.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £30.00 -
PHP Developer
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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
317 218 225
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxford 94.07% 95.20% 96.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 238 116 131
Average daily rate £385 £310 £340
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+24.19% -8.82%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £120 £243
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £445 £463
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 20 14
Average hourly rate £27.50 £15.50 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+77.41% +3.33%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.16 £16.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-2.06% -5.71%

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Oxford

For the 6 months to 27 May 2015, 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 7 (100.00%) PHP
2 4 (57.14%) CSS
2 4 (57.14%) MySQL
2 4 (57.14%) HTML
2 4 (57.14%) Python
3 3 (42.86%) JavaScript
3 3 (42.86%) Drupal
3 3 (42.86%) QA
4 2 (28.57%) Web Development
4 2 (28.57%) Subversion
4 2 (28.57%) jQuery
4 2 (28.57%) Continuous Integration
4 2 (28.57%) SQL
4 2 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (28.57%) LAMP
4 2 (28.57%) UNIX
4 2 (28.57%) Linux
4 2 (28.57%) OO
4 2 (28.57%) Apache
5 1 (14.29%) Finance
5 1 (14.29%) Validation
5 1 (14.29%) CMS
5 1 (14.29%) Games
5 1 (14.29%) Perforce
5 1 (14.29%) TDD
5 1 (14.29%) Web Services
5 1 (14.29%) XML
5 1 (14.29%) VBA
5 1 (14.29%) SQL Server
5 1 (14.29%) C#

PHP Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Oxford by Category

For the 6 months to 27 May 2015, 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 3 (42.86%) Drupal
2 2 (28.57%) Apache
3 1 (14.29%) CMS
3 1 (14.29%) WordPress
3 1 (14.29%) MODX
Communications & Networking
1 1 (14.29%) SMTP
1 1 (14.29%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (57.14%) MySQL
2 1 (14.29%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (28.57%) Subversion
2 1 (14.29%) Git (software)
General
1 1 (14.29%) Finance
1 1 (14.29%) Games
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (57.14%) HTML
1 4 (57.14%) CSS
2 2 (28.57%) LAMP
2 2 (28.57%) jQuery
3 1 (14.29%) HTML5
3 1 (14.29%) CSS3
3 1 (14.29%) Ajax
3 1 (14.29%) JSON
3 1 (14.29%) Dojo
3 1 (14.29%) Web Services
3 1 (14.29%) XML
3 1 (14.29%) XHTML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (14.29%) Social Gaming
1 1 (14.29%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 2 (28.57%) UNIX
1 2 (28.57%) Linux
2 1 (14.29%) Android
2 1 (14.29%) CentOS
2 1 (14.29%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (28.57%) OO
1 2 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (28.57%) Web Development
1 2 (28.57%) Continuous Integration
2 1 (14.29%) Data Mapping
2 1 (14.29%) Open Source
2 1 (14.29%) Capacity Planning
2 1 (14.29%) OO PHP
2 1 (14.29%) Mentoring
2 1 (14.29%) TDD
2 1 (14.29%) Content Management
2 1 (14.29%) Automated Testing
2 1 (14.29%) Software Engineering
2 1 (14.29%) B2B
2 1 (14.29%) Project Management
2 1 (14.29%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 7 (100.00%) PHP
2 4 (57.14%) Python
3 3 (42.86%) JavaScript
4 2 (28.57%) SQL
5 1 (14.29%) VBA
5 1 (14.29%) C#
5 1 (14.29%) Java
Qualifications
1 1 (14.29%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (42.86%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (14.29%) Nagios
1 1 (14.29%) Puppet
1 1 (14.29%) Vagrant
Vendors
1 1 (14.29%) Perforce
Oxford
Volt
Rate: £400.00 - £423.00 per day
Posted: 22 hours ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Stott & May
Rate: From £300 to £430 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Oxford
Computer Futures
Rate: £300 - £320 per day
Posted: 15 days ago