The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the Oxford region that had PHP Developer featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 16 January 2017 with a comparison to same period over 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.

3 months to
16 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
PHP Developer
Oxfordshire / Oxford
Rank 25 27 41
Rank change year-on-year
+2 +14
Contract jobs requiring a PHP Developer 16 14 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxford 5.02% 4.91% 0.81%
As % of the Job Titles category 5.13% 5.22% 0.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 14 2
Median daily rate £369 £420 £256
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-12.20% +63.90%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £326 £282 £241
10% offered a daily rate of more than £449 £600 £271
UK excluding London median daily rate £325 £300 £300
% change year-on-year
+8.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.00 £35.50 £24.75
% change year-on-year
-49.29% +43.43%

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
312 268 344
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxford 97.81% 94.04% 92.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 228 223 201
Median daily rate £450 £400 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.50% -15.78%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £140 £295
10% offered a daily rate of more than £615 £550 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £395 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.94% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 9 25
Median hourly rate £17.43 £10.90 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+59.90% -31.87%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £8.80 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.24 £75.50 £20.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.00 £17.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-2.85% +9.37%

PHP Developer
Jobs Demand Trend in Oxford

The demand trend of IT contracts across the Oxford region that featured PHP Developer in the job title.

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 16 January 2017.

PHP Developer Daily Rate Histogram in Oxford

PHP Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Oxford

For the 6 months to 16 January 2017, PHP Developer contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Oxford region featuring PHP Developer in the job title.

1 36 (100.00%) PHP
2 27 (75.00%) JavaScript
3 24 (66.67%) HTML
3 24 (66.67%) CSS
4 20 (55.56%) Agile Software Development
5 19 (52.78%) Web Development
6 16 (44.44%) AngularJS
7 15 (41.67%) TDD
8 14 (38.89%) E-Commerce
8 14 (38.89%) Magento
8 14 (38.89%) Node.js
9 13 (36.11%) Laravel
9 13 (36.11%) MySQL
10 12 (33.33%) Git (software)
10 12 (33.33%) Symfony
11 11 (30.56%) Continuous Integration
11 11 (30.56%) NoSQL
11 11 (30.56%) Publishing
12 10 (27.78%) MVC
12 10 (27.78%) Scrum
12 10 (27.78%) Pair Programming
12 10 (27.78%) Web Services
12 10 (27.78%) Kanban
12 10 (27.78%) JSON
13 9 (25.00%) CSS3
13 9 (25.00%) SQL
13 9 (25.00%) Finance
14 8 (22.22%) Amazon AWS
14 8 (22.22%) Open Source
14 8 (22.22%) API Development

PHP Developer Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Oxford 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 4 (11.11%) Drupal
1 4 (11.11%) SilverStripe
2 2 (5.56%) Apache
3 1 (2.78%) nginx
3 1 (2.78%) WordPress
Business Applications
1 14 (38.89%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 8 (22.22%) Amazon AWS
2 6 (16.67%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.78%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (36.11%) MySQL
2 11 (30.56%) NoSQL
3 5 (13.89%) PostgreSQL
4 3 (8.33%) MongoDB
5 2 (5.56%) Relational Database
6 1 (2.78%) CouchDB
6 1 (2.78%) Redis
Development Applications
1 12 (33.33%) Git (software)
2 3 (8.33%) PHPUnit
3 1 (2.78%) Jenkins
3 1 (2.78%) Mercurial
3 1 (2.78%) Subversion
General
1 11 (30.56%) Publishing
2 9 (25.00%) Finance
3 2 (5.56%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (66.67%) CSS
1 24 (66.67%) HTML
2 16 (44.44%) AngularJS
3 14 (38.89%) Node.js
4 13 (36.11%) Laravel
5 12 (33.33%) Symfony
6 10 (27.78%) JSON
6 10 (27.78%) Web Services
7 9 (25.00%) CSS3
8 8 (22.22%) Sass
9 4 (11.11%) XML
9 4 (11.11%) XML Schema
9 4 (11.11%) XSLT
9 4 (11.11%) Yii
10 3 (8.33%) RESTful
11 2 (5.56%) LAMP
12 1 (2.78%) HTML5
12 1 (2.78%) jQuery
12 1 (2.78%) LEMP Stack
12 1 (2.78%) Memcached
Miscellaneous
1 6 (16.67%) Data Structures
2 4 (11.11%) Computer Science
3 2 (5.56%) User Experience
3 2 (5.56%) Visualisation
4 1 (2.78%) Digital Media
Operating Systems
1 2 (5.56%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (55.56%) Agile Software Development
2 19 (52.78%) Web Development
3 15 (41.67%) TDD
4 14 (38.89%) E-Commerce
5 11 (30.56%) Continuous Integration
6 10 (27.78%) Kanban
6 10 (27.78%) MVC
6 10 (27.78%) Pair Programming
6 10 (27.78%) Scrum
7 8 (22.22%) API Development
7 8 (22.22%) Automation Testing
7 8 (22.22%) Open Source
8 5 (13.89%) Release Management
9 4 (11.11%) Creative Problem-Solving
9 4 (11.11%) RDF
9 4 (11.11%) Secure Coding
10 2 (5.56%) Analytics
10 2 (5.56%) Automated Testing
10 2 (5.56%) Data Modelling
10 2 (5.56%) Data Visualisation
Programming Languages
1 36 (100.00%) PHP
2 27 (75.00%) JavaScript
3 9 (25.00%) SQL
4 4 (11.11%) Perl
4 4 (11.11%) XPath
5 1 (2.78%) Java
Qualifications
1 4 (11.11%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (5.56%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (2.78%) Ansible
1 1 (2.78%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (2.78%) Puppet
Vendors
1 5 (13.89%) Zend