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 30 June 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
30 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
PHP
Rank 23 16 26
Rank change year-on-year
-7 +10
Contract jobs citing PHP 24 32 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxford 8.05% 8.94% 2.92%
As % of the Programming Languages category 13.79% 20.65% 8.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 28 7
Median daily rate £375 £412 £310
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.86% +32.74%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £223 £259 £290
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £420
UK excluding London median daily rate £330 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+1.53% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.50 £39.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
-60.25% +14.70%
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
174 155 78
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxford 58.39% 43.30% 32.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 131 129 47
Median daily rate £375 £423 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-11.24% +20.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £322 £300 £290
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 3 2
Median hourly rate £47.50 £45.00 £42.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.55% +5.88%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £37.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +2.77%

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 30 June 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 30 June 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 30 (69.77%) HTML
2 29 (67.44%) CSS
3 27 (62.79%) JavaScript
4 24 (55.81%) Agile Software Development
5 19 (44.19%) Web Development
6 17 (39.53%) Kanban
6 17 (39.53%) Amazon AWS
6 17 (39.53%) Web Services
7 16 (37.21%) Publishing
7 16 (37.21%) TDD
7 16 (37.21%) Automation Testing
8 15 (34.88%) JSON
8 15 (34.88%) Magento
8 15 (34.88%) Continuous Integration
8 15 (34.88%) Sass
8 15 (34.88%) AngularJS
8 15 (34.88%) NoSQL
8 15 (34.88%) Node.js
8 15 (34.88%) Open Source
8 15 (34.88%) API Development
8 15 (34.88%) Pair Programming
8 15 (34.88%) Scrum
8 15 (34.88%) E-Commerce
9 9 (20.93%) XML
10 8 (18.60%) C#
10 8 (18.60%) C++
10 8 (18.60%) CSS3
10 8 (18.60%) Git (software)
11 7 (16.28%) Team Foundation Server
11 7 (16.28%) Visual Studio

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 7 (16.28%) CMS
2 4 (9.30%) WordPress
3 2 (4.65%) Drupal
4 1 (2.33%) SharePoint
Business Applications
1 15 (34.88%) Magento
2 1 (2.33%) Dynamics NAV
2 1 (2.33%) Oracle EBS R12
Cloud Services
1 17 (39.53%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (6.98%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.33%) DHCP
1 1 (2.33%) DNS
1 1 (2.33%) Internet
1 1 (2.33%) LAN
1 1 (2.33%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (34.88%) NoSQL
2 6 (13.95%) MySQL
3 3 (6.98%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 8 (18.60%) Git (software)
2 7 (16.28%) Team Foundation Server
2 7 (16.28%) Visual Studio
3 2 (4.65%) Eclipse
3 2 (4.65%) PHPUnit
3 2 (4.65%) Subversion
3 2 (4.65%) Vagrant
4 1 (2.33%) Selenium
General
1 16 (37.21%) Publishing
2 3 (6.98%) Finance
3 1 (2.33%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 37 (86.05%) Developer
2 30 (69.77%) PHP Developer
3 19 (44.19%) HTML CSS Developer
3 19 (44.19%) HTML Developer
3 19 (44.19%) JavaScript Developer
4 17 (39.53%) Agile Developer
4 17 (39.53%) Web Developer
5 16 (37.21%) PHP Web Developer
6 15 (34.88%) AWS Developer
6 15 (34.88%) E-Commerce Developer
6 15 (34.88%) E-Commerce PHP Developer
6 15 (34.88%) E-Commerce Web Developer
6 15 (34.88%) Magento Developer
6 15 (34.88%) Node.js Developer
6 15 (34.88%) PHP Magento Developer
7 4 (9.30%) Software Developer
7 4 (9.30%) XML Developer
8 2 (4.65%) Architect
8 2 (4.65%) Systems Engineer
8 2 (4.65%) Technical Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 30 (69.77%) HTML
2 29 (67.44%) CSS
3 17 (39.53%) Web Services
4 15 (34.88%) AngularJS
4 15 (34.88%) JSON
4 15 (34.88%) Node.js
4 15 (34.88%) Sass
5 9 (20.93%) XML
6 8 (18.60%) CSS3
7 7 (16.28%) XSLT
8 4 (9.30%) jQuery
9 2 (4.65%) .NET
9 2 (4.65%) CakePHP
9 2 (4.65%) CodeIgniter
9 2 (4.65%) EDI
9 2 (4.65%) HTML5
9 2 (4.65%) SOAP
10 1 (2.33%) ASP.NET
10 1 (2.33%) LAMP
10 1 (2.33%) Laravel
Miscellaneous
1 3 (6.98%) e-Learning
2 2 (4.65%) Data Centre
2 2 (4.65%) Fintech
2 2 (4.65%) User Experience
3 1 (2.33%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 4 (9.30%) Linux
2 1 (2.33%) Unix
2 1 (2.33%) Windows
2 1 (2.33%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (55.81%) Agile Software Development
2 19 (44.19%) Web Development
3 17 (39.53%) Kanban
4 16 (37.21%) Automation Testing
4 16 (37.21%) TDD
5 15 (34.88%) API Development
5 15 (34.88%) Continuous Integration
5 15 (34.88%) E-Commerce
5 15 (34.88%) Open Source
5 15 (34.88%) Pair Programming
5 15 (34.88%) Scrum
6 7 (16.28%) Content Management
7 3 (6.98%) ERP
7 3 (6.98%) Migration
7 3 (6.98%) Software Engineering
8 2 (4.65%) MVC
8 2 (4.65%) OO
8 2 (4.65%) Process Improvement
8 2 (4.65%) Virtual Environments
9 1 (2.33%) BDD
Programming Languages
1 27 (62.79%) JavaScript
2 8 (18.60%) C#
2 8 (18.60%) C++
3 3 (6.98%) Python
4 2 (4.65%) Java
4 2 (4.65%) Perl
4 2 (4.65%) PHP 5
4 2 (4.65%) VB
4 2 (4.65%) VBA
5 1 (2.33%) C
5 1 (2.33%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 1 (2.33%) Degree
System Software
1 1 (2.33%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 3 (6.98%) Puppet
2 1 (2.33%) Ansible
2 1 (2.33%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 7 (16.28%) Oracle
2 2 (4.65%) SAP
3 1 (2.33%) Microsoft
3 1 (2.33%) VMware
3 1 (2.33%) Zend
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