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 3 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
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
PHP
Rank 14 25 19
Rank change year-on-year
+11 -6
Contract jobs citing PHP 33 6 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxford 9.65% 2.62% 5.69%
As % of the Programming Languages category 21.57% 8.11% 23.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 29 6 6
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£412 £336 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+22.37% +12.08%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £290 £243
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £425 £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 £39.00 £33.78 £22.66
% change year-on-year
+15.47% +49.05%
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
153 74 52
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxford 44.74% 32.31% 24.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 127 44 24
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 £300 £290 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +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 £33.50
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +4.47%

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 3 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 3 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 31 (60.78%) JavaScript
2 21 (41.18%) JSON
3 18 (35.29%) HTML
3 18 (35.29%) CSS
4 17 (33.33%) MySQL
4 17 (33.33%) Git (software)
4 17 (33.33%) Node.js
5 15 (29.41%) Agile Software Development
6 13 (25.49%) Continuous Integration
6 13 (25.49%) AngularJS
7 11 (21.57%) E-Commerce
8 10 (19.61%) UNIX
8 10 (19.61%) Linux
8 10 (19.61%) Scrum
8 10 (19.61%) Drupal
8 10 (19.61%) Magento
8 10 (19.61%) Continuous Delivery
9 9 (17.65%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
9 9 (17.65%) Redis
9 9 (17.65%) Amazon AWS
9 9 (17.65%) Kanban
9 9 (17.65%) Automated Testing
9 9 (17.65%) Software Engineering
9 9 (17.65%) TDD
10 8 (15.69%) Python
10 8 (15.69%) Docker
11 7 (13.73%) Sass
11 7 (13.73%) Perl
11 7 (13.73%) Pair Programming
11 7 (13.73%) Apache

PHP
Top Related IT Skills in Oxford by Category

For the 6 months to 3 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 17 (33.33%) Node.js
2 10 (19.61%) Drupal
3 7 (13.73%) Apache
4 6 (11.76%) CMS
5 2 (3.92%) uWSGI
5 2 (3.92%) SharePoint
5 2 (3.92%) BizTalk Server
6 1 (1.96%) Apache Solr
Applications
1 2 (3.92%) Adobe Creative Suite
Business Applications
1 10 (19.61%) Magento
2 2 (3.92%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 9 (17.65%) Amazon AWS
1 9 (17.65%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
2 1 (1.96%) Amazon ElastiCache
Communications & Networking
1 4 (7.84%) TCP/IP
2 2 (3.92%) Network Security
3 1 (1.96%) SMTP
3 1 (1.96%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (33.33%) MySQL
2 9 (17.65%) Redis
3 7 (13.73%) NoSQL
4 5 (9.80%) Big Data
5 2 (3.92%) PostgreSQL
5 2 (3.92%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 1 (1.96%) Hadoop
6 1 (1.96%) MongoDB
6 1 (1.96%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 17 (33.33%) Git (software)
2 4 (7.84%) Subversion
3 2 (3.92%) Dreamweaver
3 2 (3.92%) Jasmine
3 2 (3.92%) Jenkins
3 2 (3.92%) Grunt
3 2 (3.92%) Bower
General
1 1 (1.96%) Finance
1 1 (1.96%) Publishing
1 1 (1.96%) Games
Job Titles
1 41 (80.39%) Developer
2 16 (31.37%) PHP Developer
3 5 (9.80%) Full Stack Developer
4 4 (7.84%) Web Developer
4 4 (7.84%) Network Engineer
4 4 (7.84%) Drupal Developer
4 4 (7.84%) Front-End Developer
5 3 (5.88%) PHP Web Developer
5 3 (5.88%) JavaScript Developer
5 3 (5.88%) Analyst
5 3 (5.88%) Magento Developer
6 2 (3.92%) AWS Developer
6 2 (3.92%) Dynamics CRM Developer
6 2 (3.92%) Web Editor
6 2 (3.92%) Cyber Security Specialist
6 2 (3.92%) Cyber Security Engineer
6 2 (3.92%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 2 (3.92%) Security Specialist
6 2 (3.92%) Security Engineer
6 2 (3.92%) Web Content Editor
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (41.18%) JSON
2 18 (35.29%) CSS
2 18 (35.29%) HTML
3 13 (25.49%) AngularJS
4 7 (13.73%) Sass
5 5 (9.80%) LAMP
5 5 (9.80%) jQuery
6 4 (7.84%) .NET
7 2 (3.92%) Regular Expression
7 2 (3.92%) Backbone.js
7 2 (3.92%) WSGI
7 2 (3.92%) Ember.js
7 2 (3.92%) RESTful
7 2 (3.92%) HTML5
7 2 (3.92%) Web Services
8 1 (1.96%) XML
8 1 (1.96%) ODBC
8 1 (1.96%) XHTML
8 1 (1.96%) Ajax
8 1 (1.96%) Ruby on Rails
Miscellaneous
1 6 (11.76%) Blog
2 4 (7.84%) Semantic Web
3 3 (5.88%) User Experience
4 1 (1.96%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (1.96%) Social Gaming
4 1 (1.96%) Computer Science
4 1 (1.96%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 10 (19.61%) UNIX
1 10 (19.61%) Linux
2 1 (1.96%) Android
2 1 (1.96%) CentOS
2 1 (1.96%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (29.41%) Agile Software Development
2 13 (25.49%) Continuous Integration
3 11 (21.57%) E-Commerce
4 10 (19.61%) Scrum
4 10 (19.61%) Continuous Delivery
5 9 (17.65%) TDD
5 9 (17.65%) Automated Testing
5 9 (17.65%) Software Engineering
5 9 (17.65%) Kanban
6 7 (13.73%) Pair Programming
7 6 (11.76%) OO
7 6 (11.76%) API Development
8 5 (9.80%) Web Development
8 5 (9.80%) DevOps
9 4 (7.84%) Network Monitoring
9 4 (7.84%) Project Management
10 3 (5.88%) Content Management
10 3 (5.88%) Open Source
10 3 (5.88%) SDLC
11 2 (3.92%) Responsive Web Design
Programming Languages
1 31 (60.78%) JavaScript
2 8 (15.69%) Python
3 7 (13.73%) Perl
4 4 (7.84%) SQL
4 4 (7.84%) C#
5 3 (5.88%) Java
6 2 (3.92%) C++
6 2 (3.92%) T-SQL
6 2 (3.92%) VB.NET
6 2 (3.92%) Shell Script
7 1 (1.96%) Ruby
7 1 (1.96%) Scala
7 1 (1.96%) Bash Shell
7 1 (1.96%) VBA
Qualifications
1 4 (7.84%) Degree
2 2 (3.92%) Security Cleared
3 1 (1.96%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (11.76%) QA
System Software
1 8 (15.69%) Docker
2 2 (3.92%) Snort
2 2 (3.92%) Shibboleth
3 1 (1.96%) Varnish
Systems Management
1 3 (5.88%) Puppet
2 1 (1.96%) Vagrant
2 1 (1.96%) Nagios
Vendors
1 2 (3.92%) Adobe
2 1 (1.96%) Perforce
2 1 (1.96%) Twitter
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: £250 per day
Posted: 5 days ago