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 22 September 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
22 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
PHP Developer
Rank 29 30 29
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -1
Contract jobs requiring a PHP Developer 4 2 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxford 1.54% 0.99% 0.85%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.63% 1.02% 0.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 2 2
Average daily rate
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£356 £363 £286
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.72% +26.63%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £321 £333 £283
10% offered a daily rate of more than £391 £393 £289
UK excluding London average daily rate £310 £275 £275
% change year-on-year
+12.72% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £35.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
-51.42% +7.69%
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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
246 197 226
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxford 94.98% 97.52% 95.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 168 100 128
Average daily rate £345 £365 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.47% +4.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £200 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £475 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £350 £348
% change year-on-year
+2.85% +0.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 22 29
Average hourly rate £16.00 £17.00 £16.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.88% +3.03%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.65 £12.00 £9.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.00 £25.00 £20.35
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.20 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+1.85% -7.42%

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 29 Related IT Skills in Oxford

For the 6 months to 22 September 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 9 (100.00%) PHP
2 5 (55.56%) MySQL
3 4 (44.44%) CSS
3 4 (44.44%) OO
3 4 (44.44%) HTML
3 4 (44.44%) LAMP
4 3 (33.33%) JavaScript
4 3 (33.33%) MVC
4 3 (33.33%) Apache
4 3 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (33.33%) PHP5
4 3 (33.33%) OO PHP
5 2 (22.22%) Symfony
5 2 (22.22%) CakePHP
5 2 (22.22%) jQuery
5 2 (22.22%) Ajax
5 2 (22.22%) XHTML
5 2 (22.22%) E-Commerce
5 2 (22.22%) Shell Script
5 2 (22.22%) XML
5 2 (22.22%) UNIX
6 1 (11.11%) Linux
6 1 (11.11%) OOP
6 1 (11.11%) Clustering
6 1 (11.11%) Java
6 1 (11.11%) Degree
6 1 (11.11%) Facebook
6 1 (11.11%) Twitter
6 1 (11.11%) User Experience

PHP Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Oxford by Category

For the 6 months to 22 September 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 (33.33%) Apache
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (55.56%) MySQL
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (44.44%) HTML
1 4 (44.44%) CSS
1 4 (44.44%) LAMP
2 2 (22.22%) Ajax
2 2 (22.22%) Symfony
2 2 (22.22%) CakePHP
2 2 (22.22%) jQuery
2 2 (22.22%) XML
2 2 (22.22%) XHTML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (11.11%) Clustering
1 1 (11.11%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 2 (22.22%) UNIX
2 1 (11.11%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (44.44%) OO
2 3 (33.33%) MVC
2 3 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (33.33%) OO PHP
3 2 (22.22%) E-Commerce
4 1 (11.11%) OOP
Programming Languages
1 9 (100.00%) PHP
2 3 (33.33%) JavaScript
2 3 (33.33%) PHP5
3 2 (22.22%) Shell Script
4 1 (11.11%) Java
Qualifications
1 1 (11.11%) Degree
Vendors
1 1 (11.11%) Facebook
1 1 (11.11%) Twitter