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 27 August 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
27 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
PHP Developer
Rank 47 43 42
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -1
Contract jobs requiring a PHP Developer 25 11 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 3.53% 2.06% 2.21%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.67% 2.14% 2.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 8 9
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£275 £288 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.34% -17.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £162 £245
10% offered a daily rate of more than £412 £324 £364
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £300 £270
% change year-on-year
- +11.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £30.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
- -14.28%
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
682 514 485
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 96.33% 96.44% 97.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 509 300 286
Average daily rate £395 £350 £365
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.85% -4.10%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £220 £197
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £500 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 39 42 36
Average hourly rate £16.83 £17.00 £17.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-1.02% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £11.50 £13.28
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.50 £25.00 £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £16.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+3.03% -2.94%

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 27 August 2015.

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 27 August 2015. 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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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 -5 20 £275 -12.00%
Banbury - 1 £250 -
Witney - 1 £300 -
PHP Developer
South East

PHP Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire

For the 6 months to 27 August 2015, 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 39 (100.00%) PHP
2 32 (82.05%) JavaScript
3 28 (71.79%) HTML
4 20 (51.28%) CSS
5 19 (48.72%) MySQL
6 17 (43.59%) Apache
7 15 (38.46%) OOP
7 15 (38.46%) Git (software)
8 14 (35.90%) Agile Software Development
8 14 (35.90%) Laravel
9 12 (30.77%) OO
10 11 (28.21%) LAMP
10 11 (28.21%) MongoDB
10 11 (28.21%) JSON
10 11 (28.21%) RabbitMQ
11 10 (25.64%) Sass
11 10 (25.64%) Twitter Bootstrap
11 10 (25.64%) HTML5
11 10 (25.64%) Linux
12 9 (23.08%) PHPUnit
12 9 (23.08%) Elasticsearch
12 9 (23.08%) Grunt
12 9 (23.08%) Bower
13 8 (20.51%) Jenkins
13 8 (20.51%) Bitbucket
13 8 (20.51%) Drupal
13 8 (20.51%) Shell Script
14 7 (17.95%) TDD
14 7 (17.95%) Magento
15 6 (15.38%) NoSQL

PHP Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 27 August 2015, 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 17 (43.59%) Apache
2 9 (23.08%) Elasticsearch
3 8 (20.51%) Drupal
4 5 (12.82%) CMS
5 4 (10.26%) Node.js
Business Applications
1 7 (17.95%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.56%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (2.56%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.56%) SMTP
1 1 (2.56%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (48.72%) MySQL
2 11 (28.21%) MongoDB
3 6 (15.38%) NoSQL
4 1 (2.56%) Redis
4 1 (2.56%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 15 (38.46%) Git (software)
2 9 (23.08%) PHPUnit
2 9 (23.08%) Grunt
2 9 (23.08%) Bower
3 8 (20.51%) Bitbucket
3 8 (20.51%) Jenkins
4 5 (12.82%) Subversion
General
1 1 (2.56%) Publishing
1 1 (2.56%) Games
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 28 (71.79%) HTML
2 20 (51.28%) CSS
3 14 (35.90%) Laravel
4 11 (28.21%) RabbitMQ
4 11 (28.21%) LAMP
4 11 (28.21%) JSON
5 10 (25.64%) Sass
5 10 (25.64%) HTML5
5 10 (25.64%) Twitter Bootstrap
6 5 (12.82%) Symfony
6 5 (12.82%) XML
7 4 (10.26%) XHTML
7 4 (10.26%) Web Services
7 4 (10.26%) Dojo
8 3 (7.69%) jQuery
9 2 (5.13%) CodeIgniter
9 2 (5.13%) AngularJS
10 1 (2.56%) Yii
10 1 (2.56%) CakePHP
10 1 (2.56%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 4 (10.26%) User Experience
2 3 (7.69%) Blog
3 1 (2.56%) Social Gaming
Operating Systems
1 10 (25.64%) Linux
2 4 (10.26%) CentOS
3 1 (2.56%) Apple iOS
3 1 (2.56%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (38.46%) OOP
2 14 (35.90%) Agile Software Development
3 12 (30.77%) OO
4 7 (17.95%) TDD
5 6 (15.38%) OO PHP
6 4 (10.26%) Mentoring
6 4 (10.26%) Automated Testing
6 4 (10.26%) MVC
7 3 (7.69%) Scrum
7 3 (7.69%) E-Commerce
7 3 (7.69%) Pair Programming
7 3 (7.69%) Continuous Integration
7 3 (7.69%) Kanban
7 3 (7.69%) API Development
8 2 (5.13%) Open Source
8 2 (5.13%) Web Development
9 1 (2.56%) Unit Testing
9 1 (2.56%) Continuous Delivery
9 1 (2.56%) Capacity Planning
9 1 (2.56%) Web Application Development
Programming Languages
1 39 (100.00%) PHP
2 32 (82.05%) JavaScript
3 8 (20.51%) Shell Script
4 6 (15.38%) Python
5 4 (10.26%) C#
5 4 (10.26%) Java
6 2 (5.13%) SQL
7 1 (2.56%) VBA
7 1 (2.56%) PHP5
7 1 (2.56%) Perl
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (12.82%) QA
System Software
1 1 (2.56%) Docker
Systems Management
1 4 (10.26%) Puppet
1 4 (10.26%) Vagrant
2 1 (2.56%) Nagios
Vendors
1 1 (2.56%) SAP
1 1 (2.56%) Perforce
1 1 (2.56%) Zend
1 1 (2.56%) Twitter