The first table below looks at the demand 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 22 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Programming Languages category for the Oxford region.

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
22 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
PHP
Rank 22 19 29
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +10
Contract jobs citing PHP 8 13 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxford 3.79% 6.47% 2.09%
As % of the Programming Languages category 11.11% 22.03% 5.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 9 3
Average daily rate
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£356 £245 £288
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+45.40% -14.78%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £195 £286
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £400 £314
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £275 £275
% change year-on-year
+18.18% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £16.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.50 £22.66 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+34.59% +19.26%
Programming Languages Category
Oxford
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
72 59 109
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxford 34.12% 29.35% 37.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 41 28 62
Average daily rate £350 £300 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.66% -7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £154 £221
10% offered a daily rate of more than £420 £465 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 7
Average hourly rate £25.00 - £25.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £35.00
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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 22 July 2014.

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 22 July 2014, 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 13 (54.17%) HTML
1 13 (54.17%) CSS
2 12 (50.00%) E-Commerce
2 12 (50.00%) JavaScript
3 11 (45.83%) MySQL
4 9 (37.50%) WordPress
4 9 (37.50%) CMS
5 7 (29.17%) Web Design
6 5 (20.83%) MVC
6 5 (20.83%) Git (software)
7 4 (16.67%) Drupal
7 4 (16.67%) LAMP
7 4 (16.67%) Subversion
7 4 (16.67%) OO
7 4 (16.67%) Apache
8 3 (12.50%) OO PHP
9 2 (8.33%) Continuous Integration
9 2 (8.33%) Shibboleth
9 2 (8.33%) PHP5
9 2 (8.33%) jQuery
9 2 (8.33%) Agile Software Development
9 2 (8.33%) JSON
9 2 (8.33%) Python
9 2 (8.33%) Shell Script
9 2 (8.33%) ODBC
9 2 (8.33%) UNIX
9 2 (8.33%) PostgreSQL
9 2 (8.33%) Migration
9 2 (8.33%) Relational Database
9 2 (8.33%) DevOps

PHP
Top Related IT Skills in Oxford by Category

For the 6 months to 22 July 2014, 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 9 (37.50%) WordPress
1 9 (37.50%) CMS
2 4 (16.67%) Drupal
2 4 (16.67%) Apache
3 2 (8.33%) uWSGI
4 1 (4.17%) concrete5
4 1 (4.17%) Node.js
4 1 (4.17%) Joomla!
4 1 (4.17%) nginx
4 1 (4.17%) Moodle
Business Applications
1 1 (4.17%) Google Analytics
1 1 (4.17%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 1 (4.17%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (4.17%) RFID
1 1 (4.17%) NFC
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (45.83%) MySQL
2 2 (8.33%) PostgreSQL
2 2 (8.33%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 5 (20.83%) Git (software)
2 4 (16.67%) Subversion
3 2 (8.33%) Jenkins
General
1 1 (4.17%) Marketing
1 1 (4.17%) Retail
Job Titles
1 21 (87.50%) Developer
2 18 (75.00%) PHP Developer
3 7 (29.17%) WordPress Developer
4 4 (16.67%) PHP MySQL Developer
5 3 (12.50%) PHP LAMP Developer
5 3 (12.50%) Front-End Developer
5 3 (12.50%) Drupal Developer
6 2 (8.33%) OO PHP Developer
6 2 (8.33%) DevOps Engineer
7 1 (4.17%) Web Developer
7 1 (4.17%) Senior Developer
7 1 (4.17%) Systems Developer
7 1 (4.17%) PHP Web Developer
7 1 (4.17%) Senior PHP Developer
7 1 (4.17%) PHP Drupal Developer
7 1 (4.17%) LAMP Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (54.17%) HTML
1 13 (54.17%) CSS
2 4 (16.67%) LAMP
3 2 (8.33%) jQuery
3 2 (8.33%) JSON
3 2 (8.33%) ODBC
3 2 (8.33%) Regular Expression
3 2 (8.33%) WSGI
4 1 (4.17%) REST
4 1 (4.17%) Ajax
4 1 (4.17%) SOAP
4 1 (4.17%) XML
4 1 (4.17%) Symfony
4 1 (4.17%) CodeIgniter
4 1 (4.17%) CakePHP
4 1 (4.17%) Memcached
4 1 (4.17%) OAuth
Miscellaneous
1 2 (8.33%) Mobile App
2 1 (4.17%) Kinect
2 1 (4.17%) Client/Server
2 1 (4.17%) Computer Science
2 1 (4.17%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 2 (8.33%) UNIX
2 1 (4.17%) Apple iOS
2 1 (4.17%) Linux
2 1 (4.17%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (50.00%) E-Commerce
2 7 (29.17%) Web Design
3 5 (20.83%) MVC
4 4 (16.67%) OO
5 3 (12.50%) OO PHP
6 2 (8.33%) Continuous Integration
6 2 (8.33%) Agile Software Development
6 2 (8.33%) Migration
6 2 (8.33%) DevOps
7 1 (4.17%) Android Development
7 1 (4.17%) iOS Development
7 1 (4.17%) Mobile Application Development
7 1 (4.17%) Analytics
7 1 (4.17%) Web Analytics
7 1 (4.17%) Pay per click
7 1 (4.17%) OOP
7 1 (4.17%) TDD
7 1 (4.17%) Digital Marketing
Programming Languages
1 12 (50.00%) JavaScript
2 2 (8.33%) PHP5
2 2 (8.33%) Python
2 2 (8.33%) Shell Script
3 1 (4.17%) SQL
3 1 (4.17%) Java
Qualifications
1 1 (4.17%) Degree
System Software
1 2 (8.33%) Shibboleth
Systems Management
1 2 (8.33%) Puppet
2 1 (4.17%) Vagrant
Vendors
1 1 (4.17%) Facebook
1 1 (4.17%) Google
1 1 (4.17%) Zend
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