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 1 September 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
1 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
PHP
Rank 10 21 21
Rank change year-on-year
+11 0
Contract jobs citing PHP 43 8 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxford 11.68% 3.65% 4.43%
As % of the Programming Languages category 23.89% 11.59% 11.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 36 4 7
Average daily rate
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£300 £314 £240
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.38% +30.72%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £286 £190
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £340 £385
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £325 £288
% change year-on-year
-7.69% +13.04%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £20.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.75 £33.78 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-44.48% +22.81%
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
180 69 76
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxford 48.91% 31.51% 37.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 154 45 41
Average daily rate £400 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £250 £178
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £425 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 2 1
Average hourly rate £22.50 £23.75 £27.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.26% -13.63%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £38.50 £35.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+10.00% +2.94%

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 1 September 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 1 September 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 45 (75.00%) JavaScript
2 32 (53.33%) HTML
3 25 (41.67%) Agile Software Development
4 24 (40.00%) CSS
5 23 (38.33%) Git (software)
6 22 (36.67%) JSON
7 21 (35.00%) Node.js
7 21 (35.00%) MySQL
8 20 (33.33%) Sass
9 17 (28.33%) AngularJS
10 16 (26.67%) E-Commerce
11 15 (25.00%) Magento
12 13 (21.67%) OOP
12 13 (21.67%) TDD
13 12 (20.00%) OO
13 12 (20.00%) HTML5
14 11 (18.33%) Drupal
14 11 (18.33%) jQuery
14 11 (18.33%) Apache
15 10 (16.67%) Amazon AWS
16 9 (15.00%) Laravel
16 9 (15.00%) Redis
16 9 (15.00%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
17 8 (13.33%) Continuous Delivery
17 8 (13.33%) Docker
17 8 (13.33%) Twitter Bootstrap
17 8 (13.33%) MongoDB
17 8 (13.33%) NoSQL
17 8 (13.33%) Continuous Integration
17 8 (13.33%) Automated Testing

PHP
Top Related IT Skills in Oxford by Category

For the 6 months to 1 September 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 21 (35.00%) Node.js
2 11 (18.33%) Apache
2 11 (18.33%) Drupal
3 6 (10.00%) Elasticsearch
4 4 (6.67%) CMS
5 2 (3.33%) SharePoint
5 2 (3.33%) BizTalk Server
6 1 (1.67%) Apache Solr
Applications
1 4 (6.67%) Photoshop
2 3 (5.00%) Adobe Illustrator
Business Applications
1 15 (25.00%) Magento
2 2 (3.33%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 10 (16.67%) Amazon AWS
2 9 (15.00%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
3 1 (1.67%) IaaS
3 1 (1.67%) Amazon ElastiCache
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.67%) SMTP
1 1 (1.67%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (35.00%) MySQL
2 9 (15.00%) Redis
3 8 (13.33%) MongoDB
3 8 (13.33%) NoSQL
4 4 (6.67%) Big Data
5 2 (3.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 1 (1.67%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 23 (38.33%) Git (software)
2 6 (10.00%) Grunt
2 6 (10.00%) Bower
2 6 (10.00%) Subversion
3 5 (8.33%) PHPUnit
3 5 (8.33%) Bitbucket
3 5 (8.33%) Jenkins
General
1 6 (10.00%) Publishing
2 1 (1.67%) Games
Job Titles
1 54 (90.00%) Developer
2 25 (41.67%) PHP Developer
3 11 (18.33%) Web Developer
4 7 (11.67%) Full Stack Developer
5 6 (10.00%) Drupal Developer
5 6 (10.00%) Front-End Developer
5 6 (10.00%) Analyst
6 4 (6.67%) PHP Web Developer
6 4 (6.67%) Front-End Web Developer
7 3 (5.00%) Designer
7 3 (5.00%) Agile Business Analyst
7 3 (5.00%) Magento Developer
7 3 (5.00%) Business Analyst
7 3 (5.00%) Solutions Designer
8 2 (3.33%) Junior
8 2 (3.33%) Junior Developer
8 2 (3.33%) Developer Analyst
8 2 (3.33%) Junior Web Developer
8 2 (3.33%) Dynamics CRM Developer
8 2 (3.33%) CRM Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 32 (53.33%) HTML
2 24 (40.00%) CSS
3 22 (36.67%) JSON
4 20 (33.33%) Sass
5 17 (28.33%) AngularJS
6 12 (20.00%) HTML5
7 11 (18.33%) jQuery
8 9 (15.00%) Laravel
9 8 (13.33%) Twitter Bootstrap
10 7 (11.67%) RabbitMQ
11 5 (8.33%) XML
11 5 (8.33%) LAMP
12 4 (6.67%) Backbone.js
12 4 (6.67%) CSS3
13 3 (5.00%) Ember.js
13 3 (5.00%) Web Services
13 3 (5.00%) .NET
13 3 (5.00%) Symfony
14 2 (3.33%) LESS
15 1 (1.67%) PhoneGap
Miscellaneous
1 6 (10.00%) Blog
2 4 (6.67%) Semantic Web
3 1 (1.67%) Social Gaming
3 1 (1.67%) Mobile App
3 1 (1.67%) User Experience
3 1 (1.67%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 7 (11.67%) Linux
2 1 (1.67%) Android
2 1 (1.67%) CentOS
2 1 (1.67%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (41.67%) Agile Software Development
2 16 (26.67%) E-Commerce
3 13 (21.67%) OOP
3 13 (21.67%) TDD
4 12 (20.00%) OO
5 8 (13.33%) Automated Testing
5 8 (13.33%) Continuous Integration
5 8 (13.33%) Continuous Delivery
6 7 (11.67%) Kanban
6 7 (11.67%) Open Source
6 7 (11.67%) Scrum
6 7 (11.67%) Pair Programming
7 6 (10.00%) OO PHP
7 6 (10.00%) API Development
8 5 (8.33%) Software Engineering
8 5 (8.33%) Web Development
9 4 (6.67%) MVC
9 4 (6.67%) Stakeholder Management
9 4 (6.67%) DevOps
9 4 (6.67%) Responsive Web Design
Programming Languages
1 45 (75.00%) JavaScript
2 6 (10.00%) SQL
3 5 (8.33%) Python
3 5 (8.33%) Shell Script
4 3 (5.00%) PHP5
4 3 (5.00%) C#
5 2 (3.33%) Java
5 2 (3.33%) T-SQL
5 2 (3.33%) VB.NET
5 2 (3.33%) Scala
5 2 (3.33%) Ruby
6 1 (1.67%) Perl
6 1 (1.67%) VBA
6 1 (1.67%) C
6 1 (1.67%) C++
Qualifications
1 2 (3.33%) Security Cleared
2 1 (1.67%) Degree
2 1 (1.67%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (5.00%) QA
System Software
1 8 (13.33%) Docker
Systems Management
1 2 (3.33%) Puppet
2 1 (1.67%) Vagrant
2 1 (1.67%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (1.67%) Ansible
2 1 (1.67%) Nagios
Vendors
1 3 (5.00%) Google
2 1 (1.67%) Perforce
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
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