The table below looks at the statistics for the PHP Developer role in IT contracts advertised for the Oxfordshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited PHP Developer in their job title over the 3 months to 22 December 2014 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
22 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
PHP Developer
Rank 52 35 39
Rank change year-on-year
-17 +4
Contract jobs requiring a PHP Developer 12 9 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 1.62% 2.27% 2.16%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.75% 2.43% 2.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 8 8
Average daily rate
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£275 £325 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-15.38% -10.34%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £225 £293
10% offered a daily rate of more than £378 £350 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £283 £283 £275
% change year-on-year
- +2.72%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £35.00 £30.75
% change year-on-year
- +13.82%
PHP Developer
South East

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the Oxfordshire region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of contract jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
Oxfordshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
684 370 435
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 92.31% 93.43% 93.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 447 196 234
Average daily rate £430 £325 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+32.30% -13.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £245 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £475 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 49 33 36
Average hourly rate £14.00 £13.35 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+4.86% -11.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £8.64 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.00 £33.75 £27.90
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £17.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-5.88% -5.55%

PHP Developer
Jobs Demand Trend in Oxfordshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing PHP Developer in the job title across the Oxfordshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

PHP Developer Jobs Demand Trend in Oxfordshire

PHP Developer
Daily Rate Trend in Oxfordshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing PHP Developer across the Oxfordshire region.

PHP Developer Daily Rate Trend in Oxfordshire

PHP Developer
Daily Rate Histogram in Oxfordshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing PHP Developer across the Oxfordshire region over the 3 months to 22 December 2014.

PHP Developer Daily Rate Histogram in Oxfordshire

PHP Developer
Hourly Rate Trend in Oxfordshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing PHP Developer across the Oxfordshire region.

PHP Developer Hourly Rate Trend in Oxfordshire

PHP Developer
Contract Job Locations in Oxfordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing PHP Developer within the Oxfordshire region over the 3 months to 22 December 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Oxford -20 3 £244 -25.00% 1
Wallingford - - - - 3
Faringdon - - - - 3
PHP Developer
South East

PHP Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire

For the 6 months to 22 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Oxfordshire region that cited PHP Developer in their job title 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 with PHP Developer in their job title.

1 23 (100.00%) PHP
2 20 (86.96%) MySQL
3 17 (73.91%) JavaScript
4 14 (60.87%) HTML
4 14 (60.87%) CSS
5 11 (47.83%) Ajax
5 11 (47.83%) Git (software)
6 10 (43.48%) Symfony
7 8 (34.78%) jQuery
8 7 (30.43%) Laravel
9 6 (26.09%) PHP5
10 5 (21.74%) Apache
10 5 (21.74%) CodeIgniter
10 5 (21.74%) HTML5
10 5 (21.74%) CSS3
11 4 (17.39%) XML
11 4 (17.39%) UNIX
11 4 (17.39%) OOP
11 4 (17.39%) OO
11 4 (17.39%) XHTML
11 4 (17.39%) E-Commerce
11 4 (17.39%) Shell Script
11 4 (17.39%) MVC
11 4 (17.39%) CakePHP
11 4 (17.39%) Drupal
12 3 (13.04%) Content Management
12 3 (13.04%) JIRA
12 3 (13.04%) Selenium
13 2 (8.70%) Perl
13 2 (8.70%) SOAP

PHP Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 22 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Oxfordshire region that cited PHP Developer in their job title 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 with PHP Developer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 5 (21.74%) Apache
2 4 (17.39%) Drupal
3 2 (8.70%) WordPress
4 1 (4.35%) Node.js
4 1 (4.35%) MODX
4 1 (4.35%) Joomla!
Communications & Networking
1 2 (8.70%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (86.96%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 11 (47.83%) Git (software)
2 3 (13.04%) JIRA
2 3 (13.04%) Selenium
3 2 (8.70%) PHPUnit
3 2 (8.70%) Xdebug
3 2 (8.70%) Subversion
General
1 1 (4.35%) Telecoms
1 1 (4.35%) Finance
1 1 (4.35%) Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (60.87%) HTML
1 14 (60.87%) CSS
2 11 (47.83%) Ajax
3 10 (43.48%) Symfony
4 8 (34.78%) jQuery
5 7 (30.43%) Laravel
6 5 (21.74%) CSS3
6 5 (21.74%) HTML5
6 5 (21.74%) CodeIgniter
7 4 (17.39%) CakePHP
7 4 (17.39%) XHTML
7 4 (17.39%) XML
8 2 (8.70%) XSL
8 2 (8.70%) XSLT
8 2 (8.70%) ODBC
8 2 (8.70%) SOAP
8 2 (8.70%) RSS
8 2 (8.70%) LAMP
8 2 (8.70%) REST
8 2 (8.70%) Regular Expression
Miscellaneous
1 1 (4.35%) Clustering
1 1 (4.35%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 4 (17.39%) UNIX
2 1 (4.35%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (17.39%) OOP
1 4 (17.39%) OO
1 4 (17.39%) E-Commerce
1 4 (17.39%) MVC
2 3 (13.04%) Content Management
3 2 (8.70%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (8.70%) OO PHP
4 1 (4.35%) Automated Testing
4 1 (4.35%) Web Development
4 1 (4.35%) Unit Testing
4 1 (4.35%) Test Scripting
4 1 (4.35%) B2B
Programming Languages
1 23 (100.00%) PHP
2 17 (73.91%) JavaScript
3 6 (26.09%) PHP5
4 4 (17.39%) Shell Script
5 2 (8.70%) Python
5 2 (8.70%) Perl
6 1 (4.35%) SQL
6 1 (4.35%) C#
6 1 (4.35%) PHP4
Qualifications
1 1 (4.35%) Degree
System Software
1 2 (8.70%) Shibboleth
Vendors
1 2 (8.70%) Zend
1 2 (8.70%) Twitter
2 1 (4.35%) Facebook
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