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 July 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 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
PHP
Rank 18 21 18
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -3
Contract jobs citing PHP 32 9 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxford 9.14% 4.23% 5.80%
As % of the Programming Languages category 19.05% 12.33% 17.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 29 7 9
Average daily rate
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£403 £350 £245
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.00% +42.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £284 £195
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £420 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £320 £325 £275
% change year-on-year
-1.53% +18.18%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £30.50 £22.66
% change year-on-year
-18.03% +34.59%
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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
168 73 68
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxford 48.00% 34.27% 32.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 140 43 35
Average daily rate £420 £350 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+20.00% +16.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £320 £250 £183
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £448 £532
UK excluding London average daily rate £355 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+1.42% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 1 0
Average hourly rate £45.00 £25.00 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+80.00% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -

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 July 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 July 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 32 (65.31%) JavaScript
2 22 (44.90%) JSON
3 20 (40.82%) HTML
4 19 (38.78%) CSS
5 18 (36.73%) MySQL
5 18 (36.73%) Git (software)
6 16 (32.65%) Node.js
6 16 (32.65%) Agile Software Development
7 12 (24.49%) AngularJS
8 11 (22.45%) E-Commerce
8 11 (22.45%) Drupal
9 10 (20.41%) Magento
9 10 (20.41%) Sass
9 10 (20.41%) Continuous Delivery
10 9 (18.37%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
10 9 (18.37%) Redis
10 9 (18.37%) Amazon AWS
10 9 (18.37%) Kanban
10 9 (18.37%) Continuous Integration
10 9 (18.37%) Automated Testing
10 9 (18.37%) Scrum
11 8 (16.33%) TDD
11 8 (16.33%) Linux
11 8 (16.33%) Docker
12 7 (14.29%) Perl
12 7 (14.29%) OO
12 7 (14.29%) Pair Programming
12 7 (14.29%) jQuery
13 6 (12.24%) Blog
13 6 (12.24%) NoSQL

PHP
Top Related IT Skills in Oxford by Category

For the 6 months to 29 July 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 16 (32.65%) Node.js
2 11 (22.45%) Drupal
3 6 (12.24%) Apache
4 5 (10.20%) CMS
5 2 (4.08%) Elasticsearch
5 2 (4.08%) SharePoint
5 2 (4.08%) BizTalk Server
6 1 (2.04%) Apache Solr
Applications
1 1 (2.04%) Photoshop
1 1 (2.04%) Adobe Illustrator
1 1 (2.04%) Adobe Creative Suite
Business Applications
1 10 (20.41%) Magento
2 2 (4.08%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 9 (18.37%) Amazon AWS
1 9 (18.37%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
2 1 (2.04%) Amazon ElastiCache
Communications & Networking
1 4 (8.16%) TCP/IP
2 2 (4.08%) Network Security
3 1 (2.04%) SMTP
3 1 (2.04%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (36.73%) MySQL
2 9 (18.37%) Redis
3 6 (12.24%) NoSQL
4 4 (8.16%) Big Data
5 2 (4.08%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 2 (4.08%) MongoDB
6 1 (2.04%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 18 (36.73%) Git (software)
2 4 (8.16%) Grunt
2 4 (8.16%) Bower
3 3 (6.12%) Subversion
4 2 (4.08%) Jasmine
5 1 (2.04%) Bitbucket
5 1 (2.04%) Jenkins
5 1 (2.04%) Dreamweaver
5 1 (2.04%) PHPUnit
General
1 1 (2.04%) Finance
1 1 (2.04%) Publishing
1 1 (2.04%) Games
Job Titles
1 42 (85.71%) Developer
2 18 (36.73%) PHP Developer
3 6 (12.24%) Web Developer
4 5 (10.20%) Drupal Developer
4 5 (10.20%) Full Stack Developer
5 4 (8.16%) Front-End Developer
5 4 (8.16%) Network Engineer
5 4 (8.16%) PHP Web Developer
6 3 (6.12%) Analyst
6 3 (6.12%) JavaScript Developer
6 3 (6.12%) Magento Developer
7 2 (4.08%) Cyber Security Specialist
7 2 (4.08%) Cyber Security Engineer
7 2 (4.08%) CRM Analyst
7 2 (4.08%) CRM Developer
7 2 (4.08%) PHP MySQL Developer
7 2 (4.08%) Security Specialist
7 2 (4.08%) Dynamics CRM Developer
7 2 (4.08%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 2 (4.08%) Security Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (44.90%) JSON
2 20 (40.82%) HTML
3 19 (38.78%) CSS
4 12 (24.49%) AngularJS
5 10 (20.41%) Sass
6 7 (14.29%) jQuery
7 5 (10.20%) LAMP
8 4 (8.16%) HTML5
9 3 (6.12%) .NET
10 2 (4.08%) Web Services
10 2 (4.08%) XML
10 2 (4.08%) RabbitMQ
10 2 (4.08%) RESTful
10 2 (4.08%) CSS3
10 2 (4.08%) Laravel
10 2 (4.08%) Twitter Bootstrap
11 1 (2.04%) Backbone.js
11 1 (2.04%) Ember.js
11 1 (2.04%) Yii
11 1 (2.04%) Dojo
Miscellaneous
1 6 (12.24%) Blog
2 4 (8.16%) Semantic Web
3 3 (6.12%) User Experience
4 1 (2.04%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (2.04%) Social Gaming
4 1 (2.04%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 8 (16.33%) Linux
2 6 (12.24%) UNIX
3 1 (2.04%) Android
3 1 (2.04%) CentOS
3 1 (2.04%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (32.65%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (22.45%) E-Commerce
3 10 (20.41%) Continuous Delivery
4 9 (18.37%) Continuous Integration
4 9 (18.37%) Kanban
4 9 (18.37%) Scrum
4 9 (18.37%) Automated Testing
5 8 (16.33%) TDD
6 7 (14.29%) Pair Programming
6 7 (14.29%) OO
7 6 (12.24%) Software Engineering
7 6 (12.24%) API Development
8 4 (8.16%) Network Monitoring
8 4 (8.16%) OO PHP
8 4 (8.16%) OOP
9 3 (6.12%) Responsive Web Design
9 3 (6.12%) Open Source
9 3 (6.12%) DevOps
9 3 (6.12%) SDLC
9 3 (6.12%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 32 (65.31%) JavaScript
2 7 (14.29%) Perl
3 5 (10.20%) SQL
4 4 (8.16%) Python
5 3 (6.12%) C#
6 2 (4.08%) Java
6 2 (4.08%) T-SQL
6 2 (4.08%) VB.NET
7 1 (2.04%) VBA
7 1 (2.04%) Shell Script
7 1 (2.04%) Ruby
7 1 (2.04%) PHP5
7 1 (2.04%) C++
Qualifications
1 3 (6.12%) Degree
2 2 (4.08%) Security Cleared
3 1 (2.04%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (10.20%) QA
System Software
1 8 (16.33%) Docker
2 2 (4.08%) Snort
3 1 (2.04%) Varnish
Systems Management
1 1 (2.04%) Nagios
1 1 (2.04%) Puppet
1 1 (2.04%) Vagrant
Vendors
1 1 (2.04%) Adobe
1 1 (2.04%) Perforce
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