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 17 April 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
17 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
PHP
Rank 33 15 24
Rank change year-on-year
-18 +9
Contract jobs citing PHP 14 18 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxford 3.72% 7.56% 4.30%
As % of the Programming Languages category 9.93% 26.09% 15.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 15 5
Average daily rate
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£275 £260 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.76% -5.45%
UK excluding London average daily rate £310 £325 £275
% change year-on-year
-4.61% +18.18%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Average hourly rate £14.50 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.35 £35.00 £15.75
% change year-on-year
-24.71% +122.22%
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
141 69 70
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxford 37.50% 28.99% 27.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 119 48 35
Average daily rate £411 £300 £335
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+37.08% -10.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £180 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £588 £375 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £330 £325
% change year-on-year
+6.06% +1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 2 1
Average hourly rate £22.25 £42.50 £12.09
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-47.64% +251.53%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £36.40 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-1.09% +4.00%

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 17 April 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 17 April 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 21 (52.50%) UNIX
2 20 (50.00%) MySQL
2 20 (50.00%) Apache
3 18 (45.00%) Python
3 18 (45.00%) Linux
4 15 (37.50%) CSS
4 15 (37.50%) Continuous Integration
4 15 (37.50%) Git (software)
5 14 (35.00%) Puppet
5 14 (35.00%) HTML
5 14 (35.00%) DevOps
6 13 (32.50%) JavaScript
6 13 (32.50%) PostgreSQL
7 12 (30.00%) CMS
7 12 (30.00%) Subversion
8 11 (27.50%) Shibboleth
8 11 (27.50%) Regular Expression
8 11 (27.50%) WSGI
8 11 (27.50%) Web Development
8 11 (27.50%) Drupal
8 11 (27.50%) uWSGI
8 11 (27.50%) Jenkins
9 10 (25.00%) Shell Script
10 9 (22.50%) Agile Software Development
11 8 (20.00%) Software Engineering
12 7 (17.50%) Scrum
12 7 (17.50%) AngularJS
13 6 (15.00%) Big Data
13 6 (15.00%) Bash Shell
13 6 (15.00%) Degree

PHP
Top Related IT Skills in Oxford by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 20 (50.00%) Apache
2 12 (30.00%) CMS
3 11 (27.50%) Drupal
3 11 (27.50%) uWSGI
4 5 (12.50%) Node.js
5 1 (2.50%) MODX
5 1 (2.50%) SharePoint
5 1 (2.50%) BizTalk Server
5 1 (2.50%) WordPress
5 1 (2.50%) Apache Solr
Applications
1 2 (5.00%) Adobe Creative Suite
Business Applications
1 1 (2.50%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.50%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (2.50%) AWS CloudFormation
Communications & Networking
1 4 (10.00%) TCP/IP
2 2 (5.00%) Network Security
3 1 (2.50%) SMTP
3 1 (2.50%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (50.00%) MySQL
2 13 (32.50%) PostgreSQL
3 6 (15.00%) Big Data
4 5 (12.50%) Hadoop
4 5 (12.50%) MongoDB
4 5 (12.50%) NoSQL
5 1 (2.50%) Relational Database
5 1 (2.50%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1 (2.50%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 15 (37.50%) Git (software)
2 12 (30.00%) Subversion
3 11 (27.50%) Jenkins
4 2 (5.00%) Grunt
4 2 (5.00%) Bower
4 2 (5.00%) Dreamweaver
4 2 (5.00%) Jasmine
5 1 (2.50%) JIRA
5 1 (2.50%) Selenium
General
1 1 (2.50%) Finance
1 1 (2.50%) Games
Job Titles
1 19 (47.50%) Developer
2 7 (17.50%) DevOps Engineer
3 6 (15.00%) Linux Administrator
3 6 (15.00%) Systems Administrator
3 6 (15.00%) Administrator
3 6 (15.00%) PHP Developer
3 6 (15.00%) Linux Systems Administrator
4 5 (12.50%) Senior Developer
4 5 (12.50%) Data Architect
4 5 (12.50%) Architect
4 5 (12.50%) Big Data Architect
4 5 (12.50%) Senior Data Architect
4 5 (12.50%) Senior Architect
4 5 (12.50%) AWS Architect
4 5 (12.50%) Full Stack Developer
4 5 (12.50%) Senior Full Stack Developer
5 4 (10.00%) Network Engineer
6 3 (7.50%) Web Editor
6 3 (7.50%) Web Content Editor
6 3 (7.50%) Content Editor
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (37.50%) CSS
2 14 (35.00%) HTML
3 11 (27.50%) Regular Expression
3 11 (27.50%) WSGI
4 7 (17.50%) AngularJS
5 6 (15.00%) .NET
6 5 (12.50%) ODBC
6 5 (12.50%) LAMP
6 5 (12.50%) .NET Framework
6 5 (12.50%) Backbone.js
6 5 (12.50%) Twitter Bootstrap
6 5 (12.50%) Ember.js
7 4 (10.00%) Django
8 3 (7.50%) jQuery
9 2 (5.00%) RESTful
9 2 (5.00%) HTML5
9 2 (5.00%) CSS3
9 2 (5.00%) JSON
10 1 (2.50%) Ajax
10 1 (2.50%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 6 (15.00%) Wiki
2 3 (7.50%) Open Source
3 2 (5.00%) User Experience
4 1 (2.50%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (2.50%) Social Gaming
4 1 (2.50%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 21 (52.50%) UNIX
2 18 (45.00%) Linux
3 1 (2.50%) Android
3 1 (2.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (2.50%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (37.50%) Continuous Integration
2 14 (35.00%) DevOps
3 11 (27.50%) Web Development
4 9 (22.50%) Agile Software Development
5 8 (20.00%) Software Engineering
6 7 (17.50%) Scrum
7 6 (15.00%) OO
8 5 (12.50%) TDD
8 5 (12.50%) Content Management
8 5 (12.50%) BDD
8 5 (12.50%) Analytics
9 4 (10.00%) Network Monitoring
9 4 (10.00%) Web Application Development
10 3 (7.50%) B2B
10 3 (7.50%) Project Management
10 3 (7.50%) Migration
11 2 (5.00%) Automated Testing
11 2 (5.00%) Kanban
11 2 (5.00%) Data Mapping
11 2 (5.00%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 18 (45.00%) Python
2 13 (32.50%) JavaScript
3 10 (25.00%) Shell Script
4 6 (15.00%) C#
4 6 (15.00%) Perl
4 6 (15.00%) Java
4 6 (15.00%) Bash Shell
5 5 (12.50%) C++
5 5 (12.50%) Scala
6 3 (7.50%) SQL
7 1 (2.50%) T-SQL
7 1 (2.50%) VB.NET
7 1 (2.50%) VBA
Qualifications
1 6 (15.00%) Degree
2 1 (2.50%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (10.00%) QA
System Software
1 11 (27.50%) Shibboleth
2 2 (5.00%) Snort
3 1 (2.50%) Varnish
Systems Management
1 14 (35.00%) Puppet
2 1 (2.50%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (2.50%) Nagios
Vendors
1 5 (12.50%) Twitter
2 2 (5.00%) Adobe
3 1 (2.50%) Red Hat
3 1 (2.50%) Perforce
3 1 (2.50%) Oracle
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Red10
Rate: £600 - £650 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
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Venturi
Rate: £400 - £500 per day
Posted: 9 days ago