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 24 February 2017 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
24 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
PHP
Oxfordshire / Oxford
Rank 27 18 15
Rank change year-on-year
-9 -3
Contract jobs citing PHP 14 27 29
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxford 4.28% 9.85% 7.88%
As % of the Programming Languages category 7.91% 17.88% 20.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 26 12
Median daily rate £331 £400 £283
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-17.18% +41.59%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £321 £313 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £366 £425 £325
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 3
Median hourly rate - - £14.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £31.00 £35.50 £19.50
% change year-on-year
-12.67% +82.05%

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
177 151 142
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxford 54.13% 55.11% 38.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 112 133 104
Median daily rate £425 £425 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +17.24%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £300 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £518
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 0 6
Median hourly rate £54.00 - £14.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.50 £40.00 £35.50
% change year-on-year
+3.75% +12.67%

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
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 24 February 2017, 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 26 (63.41%) JavaScript
2 20 (48.78%) HTML
3 19 (46.34%) Agile Software Development
4 18 (43.90%) MySQL
4 18 (43.90%) CSS
5 16 (39.02%) Symfony
6 15 (36.59%) Web Development
6 15 (36.59%) Git (software)
7 14 (34.15%) Laravel
8 12 (29.27%) MVC
9 10 (24.39%) Perl
9 10 (24.39%) AngularJS
10 9 (21.95%) SQL
11 8 (19.51%) E-Commerce
11 8 (19.51%) Finance
11 8 (19.51%) TDD
11 8 (19.51%) Node.js
11 8 (19.51%) Magento
11 8 (19.51%) Drupal
12 7 (17.07%) Release Management
12 7 (17.07%) GitHub
12 7 (17.07%) PostgreSQL
12 7 (17.07%) Data Structures
13 6 (14.63%) Secure Coding
13 6 (14.63%) XML Schema
13 6 (14.63%) Linux
13 6 (14.63%) RDF
13 6 (14.63%) XML
13 6 (14.63%) XSLT
13 6 (14.63%) SilverStripe

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 8 (19.51%) Drupal
2 6 (14.63%) SilverStripe
3 3 (7.32%) Apache
4 2 (4.88%) nginx
5 1 (2.44%) ArcGIS
5 1 (2.44%) GeoServer
5 1 (2.44%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 1 (2.44%) Perch
5 1 (2.44%) Tomcat
5 1 (2.44%) WordPress
Applications
1 1 (2.44%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 8 (19.51%) Magento
2 1 (2.44%) Oracle EBS R12
Cloud Services
1 7 (17.07%) GitHub
2 3 (7.32%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (4.88%) SaaS
4 1 (2.44%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 2 (4.88%) LAN
1 2 (4.88%) WAN
2 1 (2.44%) DNS
2 1 (2.44%) Internet
2 1 (2.44%) Network Security
2 1 (2.44%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (43.90%) MySQL
2 7 (17.07%) PostgreSQL
3 4 (9.76%) MongoDB
4 3 (7.32%) NoSQL
5 2 (4.88%) Relational Database
6 1 (2.44%) CouchDB
6 1 (2.44%) Redis
6 1 (2.44%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 15 (36.59%) Git (software)
2 3 (7.32%) PHPUnit
3 1 (2.44%) Cucumber
3 1 (2.44%) Jasmine
3 1 (2.44%) Jenkins
3 1 (2.44%) JIRA
3 1 (2.44%) Mercurial
3 1 (2.44%) Protractor
3 1 (2.44%) Selenium
3 1 (2.44%) Subversion
3 1 (2.44%) WebDriver
General
1 8 (19.51%) Finance
2 3 (7.32%) Publishing
3 2 (4.88%) Advertising
3 2 (4.88%) Back Office
3 2 (4.88%) Marketing
4 1 (2.44%) Retail
Job Titles
1 35 (85.37%) Developer
2 27 (65.85%) PHP Developer
3 8 (19.51%) Web Developer
4 7 (17.07%) JavaScript Developer
4 7 (17.07%) Magento Developer
4 7 (17.07%) PHP Web Developer
5 6 (14.63%) PHP Magento Developer
6 4 (9.76%) Software Developer
7 3 (7.32%) Architect
7 3 (7.32%) AWS Developer
7 3 (7.32%) HTML CSS Developer
7 3 (7.32%) HTML Developer
7 3 (7.32%) PHP Laravel Developer
7 3 (7.32%) Symfony Developer
8 2 (4.88%) AWS Architect
8 2 (4.88%) MongoDB Developer
8 2 (4.88%) Technical Architect
9 1 (2.44%) Linux Administrator
9 1 (2.44%) Linux Systems Administrator
9 1 (2.44%) Web Applications Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (48.78%) HTML
2 18 (43.90%) CSS
3 16 (39.02%) Symfony
4 14 (34.15%) Laravel
5 10 (24.39%) AngularJS
6 8 (19.51%) Node.js
7 6 (14.63%) XML
7 6 (14.63%) XML Schema
7 6 (14.63%) XSLT
8 5 (12.20%) Web Services
9 4 (9.76%) LAMP
10 3 (7.32%) RESTful
10 3 (7.32%) Yii
11 2 (4.88%) .NET
11 2 (4.88%) CSS3
11 2 (4.88%) HTML5
11 2 (4.88%) JSON
11 2 (4.88%) LEMP Stack
11 2 (4.88%) React
12 1 (2.44%) LAPP Stack
Miscellaneous
1 7 (17.07%) Data Structures
2 6 (14.63%) Computer Science
3 3 (7.32%) Data Centre
4 2 (4.88%) Fintech
4 2 (4.88%) User Experience
5 1 (2.44%) Digital Media
Operating Systems
1 6 (14.63%) Linux
2 4 (9.76%) Windows
3 2 (4.88%) Unix
3 2 (4.88%) Windows Server
4 1 (2.44%) Apple iOS
4 1 (2.44%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (46.34%) Agile Software Development
2 15 (36.59%) Web Development
3 12 (29.27%) MVC
4 8 (19.51%) E-Commerce
4 8 (19.51%) TDD
5 7 (17.07%) Release Management
6 6 (14.63%) RDF
6 6 (14.63%) Secure Coding
7 5 (12.20%) Creative Problem-Solving
8 4 (9.76%) Network Design
9 3 (7.32%) Continuous Integration
9 3 (7.32%) Migration
10 2 (4.88%) Automated Testing
10 2 (4.88%) BDD
10 2 (4.88%) Data Modelling
10 2 (4.88%) Data Visualisation
10 2 (4.88%) Kanban
10 2 (4.88%) Pair Programming
10 2 (4.88%) SOA
10 2 (4.88%) Visualisation
Programming Languages
1 26 (63.41%) JavaScript
2 10 (24.39%) Perl
3 9 (21.95%) SQL
4 6 (14.63%) XPath
5 5 (12.20%) Java
6 4 (9.76%) Python
7 3 (7.32%) C#
8 2 (4.88%) C++
9 1 (2.44%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 5 (12.20%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (7.32%) QA
System Software
1 3 (7.32%) Docker
2 1 (2.44%) Postfix
2 1 (2.44%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 5 (12.20%) Ansible
2 2 (4.88%) Opscode Chef
2 2 (4.88%) Puppet
Vendors
1 4 (9.76%) Zend
2 1 (2.44%) Apple
2 1 (2.44%) Google
2 1 (2.44%) Microsoft
2 1 (2.44%) Oracle
2 1 (2.44%) VMware
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
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