The table below looks at the statistics for PHP skills in IT contracts advertised for the Oxford region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited PHP over the 3 months to 3 December 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
3 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
PHP
Rank 23 13 34
Rank change year-on-year
-10 +21
Contract jobs citing PHP 26 31 15
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxford 7.39% 10.54% 3.42%
As % of the Programming Languages category 13.33% 21.83% 10.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 28 11
Median daily rate £350 £363 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.44% +20.83%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £323 £268 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £655 £600 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+15.38% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £20.00 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.00 £29.00 £33.50
% change year-on-year
-31.03% -13.43%
PHP
Oxfordshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Programming Languages category in contract jobs advertised in the Oxford region.

Programming Languages Category
Oxford
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
195 142 148
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxford 55.40% 48.30% 33.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 151 115 116
Median daily rate £466 £375 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+24.26% -16.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £224 £225 £298
10% offered a daily rate of more than £615 £520 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 11 3
Median hourly rate £21.29 £55.00 £23.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-61.29% +139.13%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.00 £45.00 £19.87
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £55.40 £25.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £38.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +10.00%

PHP
Jobs Demand Trend in Oxford

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Oxford region citing PHP as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Programming Languages category.

PHP Jobs Demand Trend in Oxford

PHP
Daily Rate Trend in Oxford

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

PHP Daily Rate Trend in Oxford

PHP
Daily Rate Histogram in Oxford

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

PHP Daily Rate Histogram in Oxford

PHP
Hourly Rate Trend in Oxford

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

PHP Hourly Rate Trend in Oxford

PHP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Oxford

For the 6 months to 3 December 2016, IT contractor jobs citing PHP also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Oxford region with a requirement for PHP.

1 42 (80.77%) JavaScript
2 35 (67.31%) HTML
3 33 (63.46%) CSS
4 31 (59.62%) Web Development
5 30 (57.69%) Agile Software Development
6 21 (40.38%) TDD
6 21 (40.38%) E-Commerce
6 21 (40.38%) Magento
6 21 (40.38%) Node.js
7 20 (38.46%) AngularJS
8 19 (36.54%) Web Services
9 17 (32.69%) NoSQL
9 17 (32.69%) Amazon AWS
9 17 (32.69%) Continuous Integration
10 16 (30.77%) Kanban
10 16 (30.77%) JSON
10 16 (30.77%) Pair Programming
10 16 (30.77%) Publishing
10 16 (30.77%) Scrum
11 15 (28.85%) CSS3
11 15 (28.85%) Sass
12 14 (26.92%) API Development
12 14 (26.92%) Automation Testing
12 14 (26.92%) Open Source
13 12 (23.08%) Git (software)
13 12 (23.08%) MySQL
14 11 (21.15%) Symfony
15 9 (17.31%) Laravel
15 9 (17.31%) Perl
15 9 (17.31%) SQL

PHP
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 6 (11.54%) Drupal
2 4 (7.69%) SilverStripe
2 4 (7.69%) WordPress
3 3 (5.77%) Apache
4 2 (3.85%) nginx
5 1 (1.92%) ArcGIS
5 1 (1.92%) GeoServer
5 1 (1.92%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 1 (1.92%) Perch
5 1 (1.92%) Tomcat
Applications
1 1 (1.92%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 21 (40.38%) Magento
2 1 (1.92%) Oracle EBS R12
Cloud Services
1 17 (32.69%) Amazon AWS
2 6 (11.54%) GitHub
3 2 (3.85%) SaaS
4 1 (1.92%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 2 (3.85%) DNS
1 2 (3.85%) Internet
1 2 (3.85%) LAN
1 2 (3.85%) Network Security
1 2 (3.85%) WAN
2 1 (1.92%) DHCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (32.69%) NoSQL
2 12 (23.08%) MySQL
3 5 (9.62%) PostgreSQL
4 4 (7.69%) MongoDB
5 2 (3.85%) Relational Database
6 1 (1.92%) CouchDB
6 1 (1.92%) Redis
Development Applications
1 12 (23.08%) Git (software)
2 2 (3.85%) PHPUnit
3 1 (1.92%) Cucumber
3 1 (1.92%) Jasmine
3 1 (1.92%) Jenkins
3 1 (1.92%) JIRA
3 1 (1.92%) Mercurial
3 1 (1.92%) Protractor
3 1 (1.92%) Selenium
3 1 (1.92%) Subversion
3 1 (1.92%) WebDriver
General
1 16 (30.77%) Publishing
2 7 (13.46%) Finance
3 3 (5.77%) Marketing
4 2 (3.85%) Advertising
4 2 (3.85%) Back Office
5 1 (1.92%) Retail
Job Titles
1 45 (86.54%) Developer
2 33 (63.46%) PHP Developer
3 21 (40.38%) JavaScript Developer
4 19 (36.54%) Magento Developer
5 18 (34.62%) PHP Magento Developer
6 17 (32.69%) AWS Developer
6 17 (32.69%) HTML CSS Developer
6 17 (32.69%) HTML Developer
6 17 (32.69%) Web Developer
7 14 (26.92%) Agile Developer
7 14 (26.92%) Node.js Developer
7 14 (26.92%) PHP Web Developer
8 13 (25.00%) E-Commerce Developer
8 13 (25.00%) E-Commerce PHP Developer
9 7 (13.46%) E-Commerce Web Developer
10 3 (5.77%) Architect
10 3 (5.77%) Symfony Developer
10 3 (5.77%) WordPress Developer
11 2 (3.85%) AWS Architect
11 2 (3.85%) MongoDB Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 35 (67.31%) HTML
2 33 (63.46%) CSS
3 21 (40.38%) Node.js
4 20 (38.46%) AngularJS
5 19 (36.54%) Web Services
6 16 (30.77%) JSON
7 15 (28.85%) CSS3
7 15 (28.85%) Sass
8 11 (21.15%) Symfony
9 9 (17.31%) Laravel
10 4 (7.69%) jQuery
10 4 (7.69%) XML
10 4 (7.69%) XML Schema
10 4 (7.69%) XSLT
11 3 (5.77%) LAMP
12 2 (3.85%) .NET
12 2 (3.85%) LEMP Stack
12 2 (3.85%) React
12 2 (3.85%) RESTful
12 2 (3.85%) Yii
Miscellaneous
1 6 (11.54%) Data Structures
2 4 (7.69%) Computer Science
3 3 (5.77%) Data Centre
4 2 (3.85%) Digital Media
4 2 (3.85%) Fintech
Operating Systems
1 7 (13.46%) Linux
2 4 (7.69%) Windows
3 2 (3.85%) Unix
3 2 (3.85%) Windows Server
4 1 (1.92%) Apple iOS
4 1 (1.92%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (59.62%) Web Development
2 30 (57.69%) Agile Software Development
3 21 (40.38%) E-Commerce
3 21 (40.38%) TDD
4 17 (32.69%) Continuous Integration
5 16 (30.77%) Kanban
5 16 (30.77%) Pair Programming
5 16 (30.77%) Scrum
6 14 (26.92%) API Development
6 14 (26.92%) Automation Testing
6 14 (26.92%) Open Source
7 8 (15.38%) MVC
8 5 (9.62%) Release Management
9 4 (7.69%) Network Design
9 4 (7.69%) RDF
9 4 (7.69%) Secure Coding
10 3 (5.77%) Creative Problem-Solving
10 3 (5.77%) Migration
11 2 (3.85%) ERP
11 2 (3.85%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 42 (80.77%) JavaScript
2 9 (17.31%) Perl
2 9 (17.31%) SQL
3 6 (11.54%) Java
3 6 (11.54%) Python
4 4 (7.69%) XPath
5 3 (5.77%) C#
6 2 (3.85%) C++
6 2 (3.85%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 3 (5.77%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (5.77%) QA
System Software
1 3 (5.77%) Docker
2 2 (3.85%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (1.92%) Postfix
Systems Management
1 6 (11.54%) Ansible
2 3 (5.77%) Opscode Chef
2 3 (5.77%) Puppet
Vendors
1 3 (5.77%) Zend
2 2 (3.85%) VMware
3 1 (1.92%) Apple
3 1 (1.92%) Google
3 1 (1.92%) Microsoft
3 1 (1.92%) Oracle
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
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