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 29 August 2014 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
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
PHP Developer
Rank 26 28 34
Rank change year-on-year
+2 +6
Contract jobs requiring a PHP Developer 3 2 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxford 1.37% 0.99% 0.38%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.46% 1.00% 0.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 2 1
Average daily rate
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£313 £363 £290
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-13.79% +25.00%
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £270 £275
% change year-on-year
+11.11% -1.81%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £35.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-35.71% +40.00%
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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
205 200 252
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxford 93.61% 98.52% 96.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 122 106 135
Average daily rate £350 £365 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.10% +4.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £226 £200 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £499 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
- +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 19 19 39
Average hourly rate £17.00 £17.00 £15.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +9.67%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £8.50 £12.70 £8.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.00 £25.00 £19.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-2.94% -5.55%

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 26 Related IT Skills in Oxford

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, 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 10 (100.00%) PHP
2 6 (60.00%) MySQL
3 4 (40.00%) CSS
3 4 (40.00%) HTML
4 3 (30.00%) OO
4 3 (30.00%) Apache
4 3 (30.00%) E-Commerce
4 3 (30.00%) LAMP
4 3 (30.00%) MVC
4 3 (30.00%) PHP5
4 3 (30.00%) JavaScript
5 2 (20.00%) OO PHP
5 2 (20.00%) jQuery
5 2 (20.00%) Ajax
5 2 (20.00%) Symfony
5 2 (20.00%) CakePHP
5 2 (20.00%) Shell Script
5 2 (20.00%) XHTML
5 2 (20.00%) XML
5 2 (20.00%) UNIX
6 1 (10.00%) Linux
6 1 (10.00%) Java
6 1 (10.00%) Web Design
6 1 (10.00%) Agile Software Development
6 1 (10.00%) CMS
6 1 (10.00%) WordPress

PHP Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Oxford by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, 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 (30.00%) Apache
2 1 (10.00%) CMS
2 1 (10.00%) WordPress
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (60.00%) MySQL
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (40.00%) CSS
1 4 (40.00%) HTML
2 3 (30.00%) LAMP
3 2 (20.00%) jQuery
3 2 (20.00%) Ajax
3 2 (20.00%) Symfony
3 2 (20.00%) CakePHP
3 2 (20.00%) XHTML
3 2 (20.00%) XML
Operating Systems
1 2 (20.00%) UNIX
2 1 (10.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (30.00%) OO
1 3 (30.00%) E-Commerce
1 3 (30.00%) MVC
2 2 (20.00%) OO PHP
3 1 (10.00%) Web Design
3 1 (10.00%) Agile Software Development
Programming Languages
1 10 (100.00%) PHP
2 3 (30.00%) PHP5
2 3 (30.00%) JavaScript
3 2 (20.00%) Shell Script
4 1 (10.00%) Java
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