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 31 May 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
31 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
PHP
Rank 16 29 20
Rank change year-on-year
+13 -9
Contract jobs citing PHP 26 12 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxford 8.97% 3.61% 4.68%
As % of the Programming Languages category 17.69% 9.30% 16.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 10 11
Median daily rate £400 £370 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.10% +23.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £224 £273 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £495 £455 £400
UK excluding London median daily rate £338 £314 £338
% change year-on-year
+7.56% -7.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £22.50 £37.00
% change year-on-year
-26.66% -39.18%
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
147 129 68
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxford 50.69% 38.86% 28.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 113 106 43
Median daily rate £375 £450 £314
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-16.66% +43.42%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £550 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £343
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +2.18%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 1 1
Median hourly rate £41.25 £45.00 £42.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-8.33% +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 31 May 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 31 May 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 38 (74.51%) HTML
2 37 (72.55%) CSS
3 34 (66.67%) JavaScript
4 25 (49.02%) Agile Software Development
5 24 (47.06%) Web Development
6 19 (37.25%) Amazon AWS
7 17 (33.33%) TDD
8 16 (31.37%) NoSQL
9 15 (29.41%) Continuous Integration
9 15 (29.41%) Publishing
9 15 (29.41%) Web Services
9 15 (29.41%) Node.js
10 14 (27.45%) AngularJS
10 14 (27.45%) Git (software)
11 13 (25.49%) Magento
11 13 (25.49%) Kanban
11 13 (25.49%) E-Commerce
12 12 (23.53%) Automation Testing
13 11 (21.57%) Sass
13 11 (21.57%) API Development
13 11 (21.57%) Scrum
13 11 (21.57%) Open Source
13 11 (21.57%) Pair Programming
13 11 (21.57%) JSON
14 10 (19.61%) Linux
15 9 (17.65%) XML
15 9 (17.65%) HTML5
16 8 (15.69%) Subversion
16 8 (15.69%) C#
16 8 (15.69%) C++

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 15 (29.41%) Node.js
2 7 (13.73%) CMS
3 5 (9.80%) Apache Solr
3 5 (9.80%) IIS
3 5 (9.80%) Tomcat
4 4 (7.84%) WordPress
5 2 (3.92%) Drupal
6 1 (1.96%) Apache
6 1 (1.96%) SharePoint
Business Applications
1 13 (25.49%) Magento
2 1 (1.96%) Dynamics NAV
2 1 (1.96%) Oracle EBS R12
Cloud Services
1 19 (37.25%) Amazon AWS
2 6 (11.76%) Amazon EC2
3 5 (9.80%) Adobe Analytics
3 5 (9.80%) Google Analytics
3 5 (9.80%) Google Tag Manager
4 3 (5.88%) SaaS
5 1 (1.96%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (11.76%) Intranet
2 1 (1.96%) LAN
2 1 (1.96%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (31.37%) NoSQL
2 8 (15.69%) MySQL
3 5 (9.80%) Relational Database
4 3 (5.88%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 14 (27.45%) Git (software)
2 8 (15.69%) Subversion
3 7 (13.73%) Team Foundation Server
3 7 (13.73%) Visual Studio
4 3 (5.88%) PHPUnit
5 2 (3.92%) Eclipse
5 2 (3.92%) Vagrant
6 1 (1.96%) Selenium
General
1 15 (29.41%) Publishing
2 3 (5.88%) Finance
3 1 (1.96%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 45 (88.24%) Developer
2 34 (66.67%) PHP Developer
3 19 (37.25%) HTML CSS Developer
3 19 (37.25%) HTML Developer
3 19 (37.25%) JavaScript Developer
4 18 (35.29%) Web Developer
5 14 (27.45%) Node.js Developer
5 14 (27.45%) PHP Web Developer
6 13 (25.49%) Agile Developer
7 12 (23.53%) Magento Developer
7 12 (23.53%) PHP Magento Developer
8 11 (21.57%) AWS Developer
8 11 (21.57%) E-Commerce Developer
8 11 (21.57%) E-Commerce PHP Developer
8 11 (21.57%) E-Commerce Web Developer
9 4 (7.84%) Full Stack Developer
9 4 (7.84%) Software Developer
9 4 (7.84%) XML Developer
10 3 (5.88%) Angular Developer
11 2 (3.92%) Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 38 (74.51%) HTML
2 37 (72.55%) CSS
3 15 (29.41%) Web Services
4 14 (27.45%) AngularJS
5 11 (21.57%) JSON
5 11 (21.57%) Sass
6 9 (17.65%) HTML5
6 9 (17.65%) XML
7 7 (13.73%) jQuery
7 7 (13.73%) XSLT
8 6 (11.76%) CSS3
9 4 (7.84%) Middleware
9 4 (7.84%) RESTful
9 4 (7.84%) SOAP
9 4 (7.84%) Spring
10 3 (5.88%) .NET
10 3 (5.88%) Classic ASP
10 3 (5.88%) CodeIgniter
10 3 (5.88%) Laravel
11 2 (3.92%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 3 (5.88%) e-Learning
2 2 (3.92%) Data Centre
2 2 (3.92%) Fintech
2 2 (3.92%) User Experience
3 1 (1.96%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 10 (19.61%) Linux
2 7 (13.73%) Windows
3 6 (11.76%) Windows Server
4 5 (9.80%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (1.96%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (49.02%) Agile Software Development
2 24 (47.06%) Web Development
3 17 (33.33%) TDD
4 15 (29.41%) Continuous Integration
5 13 (25.49%) E-Commerce
5 13 (25.49%) Kanban
6 12 (23.53%) Automation Testing
7 11 (21.57%) API Development
7 11 (21.57%) Open Source
7 11 (21.57%) Pair Programming
7 11 (21.57%) Scrum
8 7 (13.73%) Content Management
9 5 (9.80%) Analytics
9 5 (9.80%) SEO
9 5 (9.80%) Tag Management
10 4 (7.84%) MVC
10 4 (7.84%) Web Application Development
11 3 (5.88%) ERP
11 3 (5.88%) Migration
11 3 (5.88%) OO
Programming Languages
1 34 (66.67%) JavaScript
2 8 (15.69%) C#
2 8 (15.69%) C++
3 7 (13.73%) Java
4 4 (7.84%) Python
5 2 (3.92%) PHP 5
5 2 (3.92%) VB
5 2 (3.92%) VBA
6 1 (1.96%) C
6 1 (1.96%) Perl
6 1 (1.96%) Ruby
6 1 (1.96%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (1.96%) Degree
Systems Management
1 3 (5.88%) Puppet
2 1 (1.96%) Ansible
2 1 (1.96%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 7 (13.73%) Oracle
2 5 (9.80%) Adobe
2 5 (9.80%) Google
2 5 (9.80%) Red Hat
3 2 (3.92%) SAP
3 2 (3.92%) Zend
4 1 (1.96%) Microsoft