The table below looks at the statistics for PHP skills 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 over the 3 months to 16 September 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
16 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
PHP
Rank 27 17 38
Rank change year-on-year
-10 +21
Contract jobs citing PHP 32 38 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 5.70% 8.00% 1.70%
As % of the Programming Languages category 15.53% 20.32% 5.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 31 6
Average daily rate
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£300 £250 £305
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+20.00% -18.03%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £259 £150 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £375 £348
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £288 £288
% change year-on-year
+13.04% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 1
Average hourly rate £17.40 - £16.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £28.00 £27.00 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +28.57%
PHP
South East

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Programming Languages category in contract jobs advertised in the Oxfordshire region.

Programming Languages Category
Oxfordshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
206 187 157
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 36.72% 39.37% 33.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 140 121 73
Average daily rate £335 £355 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.63% +9.23%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £175 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £488 £488 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 7 7
Average hourly rate £25.63 £27.50 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-6.81% +44.73%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.32 £20.00 £17.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.13 £35.00 £25.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £32.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -7.14%

PHP
Jobs Demand Trend in Oxfordshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing PHP across the Oxfordshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Programming Languages category.

PHP Jobs Demand Trend in Oxfordshire

PHP
Daily Rate Trend in Oxfordshire

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

PHP Daily Rate Trend in Oxfordshire

PHP
Daily Rate Histogram in Oxfordshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing PHP across the Oxfordshire region over the 3 months to 16 September 2014.

PHP Daily Rate Histogram in Oxfordshire

PHP
Hourly Rate Trend in Oxfordshire

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

PHP Hourly Rate Trend in Oxfordshire

PHP
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 within the Oxfordshire region over the 3 months to 16 September 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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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 -2 12 £306 +27.60% 9
Abingdon - 5 - - 2
Henley-on-Thames 0 2 £230 +43.75%
Banbury - 1 - -
Faringdon - - - - 3
Wallingford - - - -
Witney - - - -
PHP
South East

PHP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire

For the 6 months to 16 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Oxfordshire 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 28 (57.14%) MySQL
2 20 (40.82%) HTML
2 20 (40.82%) JavaScript
3 18 (36.73%) CSS
3 18 (36.73%) Apache
4 12 (24.49%) LAMP
4 12 (24.49%) Shell Script
5 11 (22.45%) OO
5 11 (22.45%) UNIX
5 11 (22.45%) E-Commerce
5 11 (22.45%) CMS
6 10 (20.41%) Python
6 10 (20.41%) MVC
7 9 (18.37%) Agile Software Development
7 9 (18.37%) Drupal
8 8 (16.33%) PHP5
8 8 (16.33%) Git (software)
8 8 (16.33%) Puppet
8 8 (16.33%) Subversion
9 7 (14.29%) Symfony
9 7 (14.29%) Continuous Integration
9 7 (14.29%) Migration
9 7 (14.29%) DevOps
10 6 (12.24%) OO PHP
10 6 (12.24%) Regular Expression
10 6 (12.24%) Linux
10 6 (12.24%) XML
10 6 (12.24%) ODBC
10 6 (12.24%) jQuery
10 6 (12.24%) Shibboleth

PHP
Top Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 16 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Oxfordshire 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 18 (36.73%) Apache
2 11 (22.45%) CMS
3 9 (18.37%) Drupal
4 4 (8.16%) WordPress
4 4 (8.16%) Joomla!
4 4 (8.16%) uWSGI
5 2 (4.08%) Node.js
6 1 (2.04%) concrete5
6 1 (2.04%) IIS
6 1 (2.04%) Moodle
Business Applications
1 2 (4.08%) Google Analytics
1 2 (4.08%) Magento
2 1 (2.04%) Oracle CRM
Communications & Networking
1 2 (4.08%) HTTP
2 1 (2.04%) RFID
2 1 (2.04%) NFC
Database & Business Intelligence
1 28 (57.14%) MySQL
2 4 (8.16%) PostgreSQL
2 4 (8.16%) Relational Database
3 1 (2.04%) MongoDB
3 1 (2.04%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 8 (16.33%) Subversion
1 8 (16.33%) Git (software)
2 4 (8.16%) Jenkins
3 2 (4.08%) PHPUnit
3 2 (4.08%) Mercurial
4 1 (2.04%) WebDriver
4 1 (2.04%) JIRA
4 1 (2.04%) Selenium
General
1 3 (6.12%) Marketing
2 1 (2.04%) Games
2 1 (2.04%) Retail
Job Titles
1 34 (69.39%) Developer
2 21 (42.86%) PHP Developer
3 7 (14.29%) Web Developer
4 4 (8.16%) Front-End Developer
4 4 (8.16%) Development Engineer
4 4 (8.16%) Operations Engineer
4 4 (8.16%) DevOps Engineer
4 4 (8.16%) PHP LAMP Developer
5 3 (6.12%) Applications Developer
5 3 (6.12%) Web Applications Developer
5 3 (6.12%) GIS Developer
5 3 (6.12%) Drupal Developer
6 2 (4.08%) LAMP Developer
6 2 (4.08%) Digital Project Manager
6 2 (4.08%) Programmer
6 2 (4.08%) Systems Administrator
6 2 (4.08%) Project Manager
6 2 (4.08%) OO PHP Developer
6 2 (4.08%) PHP MySQL Developer
6 2 (4.08%) Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (40.82%) HTML
2 18 (36.73%) CSS
3 12 (24.49%) LAMP
4 7 (14.29%) Symfony
5 6 (12.24%) XML
5 6 (12.24%) ODBC
5 6 (12.24%) jQuery
5 6 (12.24%) Regular Expression
6 5 (10.20%) CakePHP
6 5 (10.20%) Ajax
7 4 (8.16%) XHTML
7 4 (8.16%) WSGI
8 3 (6.12%) HTML5
8 3 (6.12%) CodeIgniter
9 2 (4.08%) RSS
9 2 (4.08%) JSON
9 2 (4.08%) XSL
9 2 (4.08%) XSLT
9 2 (4.08%) .NET
9 2 (4.08%) Backbone.js
Miscellaneous
1 4 (8.16%) Open Source
2 3 (6.12%) Mobile App
2 3 (6.12%) GIS
3 2 (4.08%) User Experience
4 1 (2.04%) Social Media
4 1 (2.04%) Kinect
4 1 (2.04%) Clustering
4 1 (2.04%) SCORM
4 1 (2.04%) Computer Science
4 1 (2.04%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 11 (22.45%) UNIX
2 6 (12.24%) Linux
3 2 (4.08%) Apple iOS
4 1 (2.04%) Android
4 1 (2.04%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (22.45%) OO
1 11 (22.45%) E-Commerce
2 10 (20.41%) MVC
3 9 (18.37%) Agile Software Development
4 7 (14.29%) Migration
4 7 (14.29%) Continuous Integration
4 7 (14.29%) DevOps
5 6 (12.24%) OO PHP
5 6 (12.24%) Web Development
6 5 (10.20%) Stakeholder Management
7 3 (6.12%) Content Management
7 3 (6.12%) Change Control
8 2 (4.08%) Analytics
8 2 (4.08%) Performance Tuning
8 2 (4.08%) Project Management
8 2 (4.08%) Project Planning
8 2 (4.08%) CRM
8 2 (4.08%) PRINCE2
8 2 (4.08%) UML
8 2 (4.08%) OOP
Programming Languages
1 20 (40.82%) JavaScript
2 12 (24.49%) Shell Script
3 10 (20.41%) Python
4 8 (16.33%) PHP5
5 5 (10.20%) SQL
6 4 (8.16%) Java
7 2 (4.08%) Perl
7 2 (4.08%) PHP4
8 1 (2.04%) C#
8 1 (2.04%) ECMAScript
8 1 (2.04%) Objective-C
8 1 (2.04%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 3 (6.12%) Degree
2 2 (4.08%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.04%) QA
System Software
1 6 (12.24%) Shibboleth
Systems Management
1 8 (16.33%) Puppet
Vendors
1 3 (6.12%) Twitter
2 2 (4.08%) Oracle
2 2 (4.08%) Google
2 2 (4.08%) Zend
2 2 (4.08%) Facebook
3 1 (2.04%) SAP
3 1 (2.04%) JD Edwards
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