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 23 January 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
23 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
PHP
Oxfordshire / Oxford
Rank 14 16 20
Rank change year-on-year
+2 +4
Contract jobs citing PHP 27 32 26
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxford 8.65% 11.35% 6.90%
As % of the Programming Languages category 15.88% 22.38% 19.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 31 10
Median daily rate £363 £400 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-9.37% +23.07%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £323 £288 £271
10% offered a daily rate of more than £655 £600 £340
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Median hourly rate - - £14.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £31.45 £35.00 £26.28
% change year-on-year
-10.14% +33.20%

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
170 143 133
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxford 54.49% 50.71% 35.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 119 132 89
Median daily rate £475 £450 £410
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.55% +9.75%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £284 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £647 £550 £518
UK excluding London median daily rate £385 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 5
Median hourly rate £20.00 - £16.00
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.50 - £14.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.77 - £25.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.50 £40.00 £35.50
% change year-on-year
+1.25% +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
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 23 January 2017.

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 23 January 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 34 (69.39%) JavaScript
2 27 (55.10%) HTML
3 25 (51.02%) CSS
3 25 (51.02%) Agile Software Development
4 23 (46.94%) Web Development
5 18 (36.73%) MySQL
6 17 (34.69%) AngularJS
7 16 (32.65%) Node.js
7 16 (32.65%) Symfony
8 15 (30.61%) Magento
8 15 (30.61%) E-Commerce
8 15 (30.61%) TDD
9 14 (28.57%) Git (software)
9 14 (28.57%) Laravel
10 12 (24.49%) Web Services
11 11 (22.45%) MVC
12 10 (20.41%) Perl
12 10 (20.41%) NoSQL
12 10 (20.41%) Amazon AWS
12 10 (20.41%) Continuous Integration
13 9 (18.37%) Kanban
13 9 (18.37%) JSON
13 9 (18.37%) SQL
13 9 (18.37%) Finance
13 9 (18.37%) Publishing
13 9 (18.37%) Scrum
13 9 (18.37%) Pair Programming
14 8 (16.33%) Drupal
14 8 (16.33%) CSS3
14 8 (16.33%) Sass

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 (16.33%) Drupal
2 6 (12.24%) SilverStripe
3 3 (6.12%) Apache
4 2 (4.08%) nginx
5 1 (2.04%) ArcGIS
5 1 (2.04%) GeoServer
5 1 (2.04%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 1 (2.04%) Perch
5 1 (2.04%) Tomcat
5 1 (2.04%) WordPress
Applications
1 1 (2.04%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 15 (30.61%) Magento
2 1 (2.04%) Oracle EBS R12
Cloud Services
1 10 (20.41%) Amazon AWS
2 6 (12.24%) GitHub
3 2 (4.08%) SaaS
4 1 (2.04%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 2 (4.08%) LAN
1 2 (4.08%) Network Security
1 2 (4.08%) WAN
2 1 (2.04%) DNS
2 1 (2.04%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (36.73%) MySQL
2 10 (20.41%) NoSQL
3 7 (14.29%) PostgreSQL
4 4 (8.16%) MongoDB
5 2 (4.08%) Relational Database
6 1 (2.04%) CouchDB
6 1 (2.04%) Redis
Development Applications
1 14 (28.57%) Git (software)
2 3 (6.12%) PHPUnit
3 1 (2.04%) Cucumber
3 1 (2.04%) Jasmine
3 1 (2.04%) Jenkins
3 1 (2.04%) JIRA
3 1 (2.04%) Mercurial
3 1 (2.04%) Protractor
3 1 (2.04%) Selenium
3 1 (2.04%) Subversion
3 1 (2.04%) WebDriver
General
1 9 (18.37%) Finance
1 9 (18.37%) Publishing
2 2 (4.08%) Advertising
2 2 (4.08%) Back Office
2 2 (4.08%) Marketing
3 1 (2.04%) Retail
Job Titles
1 43 (87.76%) Developer
2 34 (69.39%) PHP Developer
3 14 (28.57%) JavaScript Developer
4 13 (26.53%) Magento Developer
5 12 (24.49%) PHP Magento Developer
6 10 (20.41%) AWS Developer
6 10 (20.41%) HTML CSS Developer
6 10 (20.41%) HTML Developer
7 9 (18.37%) Web Developer
8 7 (14.29%) Agile Developer
8 7 (14.29%) Node.js Developer
8 7 (14.29%) PHP Web Developer
9 6 (12.24%) E-Commerce Developer
9 6 (12.24%) E-Commerce PHP Developer
10 4 (8.16%) Software Developer
11 3 (6.12%) Architect
11 3 (6.12%) PHP Laravel Developer
11 3 (6.12%) Symfony Developer
12 2 (4.08%) AWS Architect
12 2 (4.08%) MongoDB Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 27 (55.10%) HTML
2 25 (51.02%) CSS
3 17 (34.69%) AngularJS
4 16 (32.65%) Node.js
4 16 (32.65%) Symfony
5 14 (28.57%) Laravel
6 12 (24.49%) Web Services
7 9 (18.37%) JSON
8 8 (16.33%) CSS3
8 8 (16.33%) Sass
9 6 (12.24%) XML
9 6 (12.24%) XML Schema
9 6 (12.24%) XSLT
10 4 (8.16%) Yii
11 3 (6.12%) LAMP
11 3 (6.12%) RESTful
12 2 (4.08%) .NET
12 2 (4.08%) LEMP Stack
12 2 (4.08%) React
13 1 (2.04%) LAPP Stack
Miscellaneous
1 6 (12.24%) Computer Science
1 6 (12.24%) Data Structures
2 3 (6.12%) Data Centre
3 2 (4.08%) Digital Media
3 2 (4.08%) Fintech
3 2 (4.08%) User Experience
3 2 (4.08%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 6 (12.24%) Linux
2 4 (8.16%) Windows
3 2 (4.08%) Unix
3 2 (4.08%) Windows Server
4 1 (2.04%) Apple iOS
4 1 (2.04%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (51.02%) Agile Software Development
2 23 (46.94%) Web Development
3 15 (30.61%) E-Commerce
3 15 (30.61%) TDD
4 11 (22.45%) MVC
5 10 (20.41%) Continuous Integration
6 9 (18.37%) Kanban
6 9 (18.37%) Pair Programming
6 9 (18.37%) Scrum
7 7 (14.29%) API Development
7 7 (14.29%) Automation Testing
7 7 (14.29%) Open Source
7 7 (14.29%) Release Management
8 6 (12.24%) RDF
8 6 (12.24%) Secure Coding
9 5 (10.20%) Creative Problem-Solving
10 4 (8.16%) Network Design
11 3 (6.12%) Migration
12 2 (4.08%) CRM
12 2 (4.08%) ERP
Programming Languages
1 34 (69.39%) JavaScript
2 10 (20.41%) Perl
3 9 (18.37%) SQL
4 6 (12.24%) Java
4 6 (12.24%) XPath
5 5 (10.20%) Python
6 3 (6.12%) C#
7 2 (4.08%) C++
8 1 (2.04%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 5 (10.20%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (6.12%) QA
System Software
1 3 (6.12%) Docker
2 1 (2.04%) Postfix
2 1 (2.04%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 5 (10.20%) Ansible
2 2 (4.08%) Opscode Chef
2 2 (4.08%) Puppet
Vendors
1 5 (10.20%) Zend
2 1 (2.04%) Apple
2 1 (2.04%) Google
2 1 (2.04%) Microsoft
2 1 (2.04%) Oracle
2 1 (2.04%) VMware
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: Competitive
Posted: 3 days ago