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 18 April 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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
PHP
Rank 13 24 31
Rank change year-on-year
+11 +7
Contract jobs citing PHP 18 11 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxford 7.47% 4.44% 2.46%
As % of the Programming Languages category 25.71% 16.42% 6.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 5 2
Average daily rate £260 £275 £238
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.45% +15.78%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £275 £188
10% offered a daily rate of more than £306 £295 £288
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £275 £275
% change year-on-year
+18.18% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £16.50 £18.00
% change year-on-year
+112.12% -8.33%
Programming Languages Category
Oxford
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
70 67 121
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxford 29.05% 27.02% 37.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 48 32 84
Average daily rate £300 £330 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-9.09% +1.53%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £180 £275 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £429 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £333 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.30% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 6
Average hourly rate £42.50 £12.09 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+251.53% -59.70%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £35.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+2.85% +2.94%
PHP
Oxfordshire

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 18 April 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 18 April 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 18 (69.23%) HTML
1 18 (69.23%) JavaScript
1 18 (69.23%) MySQL
2 16 (61.54%) CSS
3 11 (42.31%) E-Commerce
4 8 (30.77%) WordPress
5 7 (26.92%) Web Design
5 7 (26.92%) Drupal
6 6 (23.08%) Git (software)
7 5 (19.23%) Agile Software Development
7 5 (19.23%) Subversion
7 5 (19.23%) CMS
7 5 (19.23%) LAMP
7 5 (19.23%) jQuery
8 4 (15.38%) Social Network
8 4 (15.38%) PHP5
9 3 (11.54%) Degree
10 2 (7.69%) Computer Science
10 2 (7.69%) SharePoint 2010
10 2 (7.69%) Management Information System
10 2 (7.69%) MVC
10 2 (7.69%) Microsoft
10 2 (7.69%) OO
10 2 (7.69%) SharePoint
10 2 (7.69%) OO PHP
11 1 (3.85%) CSS3
11 1 (3.85%) Web Application Development
11 1 (3.85%) Vagrant
11 1 (3.85%) TDD
11 1 (3.85%) nginx

PHP
Top Related IT Skills in Oxford by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 8 (30.77%) WordPress
2 7 (26.92%) Drupal
3 5 (19.23%) CMS
4 2 (7.69%) SharePoint 2010
4 2 (7.69%) SharePoint
5 1 (3.85%) nginx
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.85%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (69.23%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 6 (23.08%) Git (software)
2 5 (19.23%) Subversion
Job Titles
1 26 (100.00%) Developer
2 18 (69.23%) PHP Developer
3 7 (26.92%) WordPress Developer
4 6 (23.08%) PHP MySQL Developer
4 6 (23.08%) Drupal Developer
4 6 (23.08%) Web Developer
5 2 (7.69%) SharePoint Developer
5 2 (7.69%) Front-End Developer
5 2 (7.69%) PHP Web Developer
5 2 (7.69%) OO PHP Developer
6 1 (3.85%) Senior Developer
6 1 (3.85%) Senior PHP Developer
6 1 (3.85%) PHP Drupal Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (69.23%) HTML
2 16 (61.54%) CSS
3 5 (19.23%) LAMP
3 5 (19.23%) jQuery
4 1 (3.85%) CSS3
4 1 (3.85%) HTML5
4 1 (3.85%) Memcached
Miscellaneous
1 4 (15.38%) Social Network
2 2 (7.69%) Computer Science
2 2 (7.69%) Management Information System
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (42.31%) E-Commerce
2 7 (26.92%) Web Design
3 5 (19.23%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (7.69%) MVC
4 2 (7.69%) OO
4 2 (7.69%) OO PHP
5 1 (3.85%) Web Application Development
5 1 (3.85%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 18 (69.23%) JavaScript
2 4 (15.38%) PHP5
Qualifications
1 3 (11.54%) Degree
Systems Management
1 1 (3.85%) Vagrant
Vendors
1 2 (7.69%) Microsoft
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