The table below looks at the statistics for PHP skills 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 over the 3 months to 29 January 2015 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
29 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
PHP
Rank 20 18 32
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +14
Contract jobs citing PHP 24 9 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxford 6.74% 5.20% 1.16%
As % of the Programming Languages category 20.34% 17.65% 2.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 7 2
Average daily rate
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£325 £300 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.33% -17.24%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £268 £276 £353
10% offered a daily rate of more than £355 £325 £373
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £300 £285
% change year-on-year
+8.33% +5.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Average hourly rate £14.50 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.35 £21.00 £31.50
% change year-on-year
+6.42% -33.33%
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
118 51 125
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxford 33.15% 29.48% 48.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 83 31 70
Average daily rate £406 £325 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+25.00% -13.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £295 £253
10% offered a daily rate of more than £518 £425 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 0 3
Average hourly rate £14.50 - £23.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.50 £33.25 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+6.76% -5.00%

PHP
Jobs Demand Trend in Oxford

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing PHP across the Oxford region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 29 January 2015.

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 29 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Oxford region citing PHP also 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 that cited PHP.

1 22 (55.00%) Apache
2 20 (50.00%) MySQL
3 17 (42.50%) UNIX
4 15 (37.50%) Linux
4 15 (37.50%) Python
5 14 (35.00%) CSS
5 14 (35.00%) JavaScript
5 14 (35.00%) HTML
5 14 (35.00%) Git (software)
5 14 (35.00%) Puppet
5 14 (35.00%) DevOps
6 13 (32.50%) Continuous Integration
6 13 (32.50%) PostgreSQL
7 12 (30.00%) Shell Script
7 12 (30.00%) Jenkins
8 11 (27.50%) WSGI
8 11 (27.50%) Regular Expression
8 11 (27.50%) uWSGI
8 11 (27.50%) Shibboleth
8 11 (27.50%) Subversion
8 11 (27.50%) Web Development
9 10 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
10 9 (22.50%) CMS
10 9 (22.50%) Twitter
11 8 (20.00%) AngularJS
11 8 (20.00%) NoSQL
11 8 (20.00%) Node.js
11 8 (20.00%) Drupal
11 8 (20.00%) LAMP
11 8 (20.00%) TDD

PHP
Top Related IT Skills in Oxford by Category

For the 6 months to 29 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Oxford region citing PHP also 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 that cited PHP. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 22 (55.00%) Apache
2 11 (27.50%) uWSGI
3 9 (22.50%) CMS
4 8 (20.00%) Node.js
4 8 (20.00%) Drupal
5 1 (2.50%) IIS
5 1 (2.50%) WordPress
5 1 (2.50%) MODX
Applications
1 1 (2.50%) Adobe Creative Suite
Cloud Services
1 2 (5.00%) Amazon AWS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (50.00%) MySQL
2 13 (32.50%) PostgreSQL
3 8 (20.00%) NoSQL
4 6 (15.00%) Big Data
5 5 (12.50%) MongoDB
5 5 (12.50%) Hadoop
6 1 (2.50%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 14 (35.00%) Git (software)
2 12 (30.00%) Jenkins
3 11 (27.50%) Subversion
4 3 (7.50%) JIRA
4 3 (7.50%) Selenium
5 1 (2.50%) Dreamweaver
5 1 (2.50%) Mercurial
5 1 (2.50%) WebDriver
5 1 (2.50%) PHPUnit
General
1 1 (2.50%) Telecoms
1 1 (2.50%) Finance
1 1 (2.50%) Banking
Job Titles
1 21 (52.50%) Developer
2 7 (17.50%) PHP Developer
2 7 (17.50%) DevOps Engineer
3 6 (15.00%) Linux Systems Administrator
3 6 (15.00%) Linux Administrator
3 6 (15.00%) Systems Administrator
3 6 (15.00%) Administrator
4 5 (12.50%) Architect
4 5 (12.50%) Data Architect
4 5 (12.50%) Senior Developer
4 5 (12.50%) Senior Architect
4 5 (12.50%) Senior Data Architect
4 5 (12.50%) Big Data Architect
5 2 (5.00%) Web Editor
5 2 (5.00%) Drupal Developer
5 2 (5.00%) GIS Developer
5 2 (5.00%) Web Content Editor
5 2 (5.00%) Content Editor
5 2 (5.00%) Tester
5 2 (5.00%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (35.00%) CSS
1 14 (35.00%) HTML
2 11 (27.50%) WSGI
2 11 (27.50%) Regular Expression
3 8 (20.00%) AngularJS
3 8 (20.00%) LAMP
4 5 (12.50%) .NET
4 5 (12.50%) ODBC
4 5 (12.50%) .NET Framework
4 5 (12.50%) Ember.js
4 5 (12.50%) Twitter Bootstrap
4 5 (12.50%) Backbone.js
5 4 (10.00%) Django
6 3 (7.50%) RESTful
6 3 (7.50%) jQuery
6 3 (7.50%) Laravel
7 2 (5.00%) Symfony
7 2 (5.00%) CakePHP
7 2 (5.00%) Ajax
7 2 (5.00%) XHTML
Miscellaneous
1 6 (15.00%) Wiki
2 4 (10.00%) Open Source
3 2 (5.00%) GIS
4 1 (2.50%) Clustering
4 1 (2.50%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 17 (42.50%) UNIX
2 15 (37.50%) Linux
3 1 (2.50%) Windows
3 1 (2.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (35.00%) DevOps
2 13 (32.50%) Continuous Integration
3 11 (27.50%) Web Development
4 10 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
5 8 (20.00%) TDD
5 8 (20.00%) OO
6 7 (17.50%) Software Engineering
7 6 (15.00%) Scrum
8 5 (12.50%) Analytics
8 5 (12.50%) BDD
9 4 (10.00%) Web Application Development
9 4 (10.00%) Migration
10 3 (7.50%) MVC
10 3 (7.50%) Content Management
11 2 (5.00%) Automated Testing
11 2 (5.00%) E-Commerce
12 1 (2.50%) OOP
12 1 (2.50%) B2B
12 1 (2.50%) Project Management
12 1 (2.50%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 15 (37.50%) Python
2 14 (35.00%) JavaScript
3 12 (30.00%) Shell Script
4 6 (15.00%) Bash Shell
4 6 (15.00%) Java
4 6 (15.00%) C#
5 5 (12.50%) C++
5 5 (12.50%) Scala
6 2 (5.00%) SQL
7 1 (2.50%) PHP5
Qualifications
1 5 (12.50%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (5.00%) QA
System Software
1 11 (27.50%) Shibboleth
Systems Management
1 14 (35.00%) Puppet
2 1 (2.50%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 9 (22.50%) Twitter
2 1 (2.50%) Oracle
2 1 (2.50%) Adobe
2 1 (2.50%) Red Hat
2 1 (2.50%) Facebook
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