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 18 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
18 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
PHP
Rank 33 14 29
Rank change year-on-year
-19 +15
Contract jobs citing PHP 37 29 20
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 4.90% 7.40% 4.30%
As % of the Programming Languages category 14.34% 22.31% 9.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 25 11
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£300 £275 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.09% -8.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £225 £195
10% offered a daily rate of more than £535 £350 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £300 £300
% change year-on-year
+8.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £14.50 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.50 £21.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+59.52% -30.00%
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
258 130 207
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 34.17% 33.16% 44.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 181 84 120
Average daily rate £400 £308 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+30.08% -12.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £400 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 1 8
Average hourly rate £23.00 £33.75 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-31.85% +12.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.80 £33.75 £17.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.50 £33.75 £37.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.50 £32.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+9.23% -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 18 December 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 18 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 -15 21 £325 +23.80% 12
Thame - - - -
Wallingford - - - - 5
Abingdon - - - - 2
Faringdon - - - - 1
Henley-on-Thames - - - -
PHP
South East

PHP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire

For the 6 months to 18 December 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 38 (56.72%) MySQL
2 31 (46.27%) JavaScript
3 26 (38.81%) HTML
3 26 (38.81%) Apache
4 25 (37.31%) CSS
5 22 (32.84%) Git (software)
6 19 (28.36%) UNIX
7 18 (26.87%) Python
8 16 (23.88%) Agile Software Development
9 15 (22.39%) Puppet
10 14 (20.90%) Drupal
10 14 (20.90%) Shell Script
10 14 (20.90%) CMS
11 13 (19.40%) LAMP
11 13 (19.40%) DevOps
12 12 (17.91%) Linux
12 12 (17.91%) Ajax
13 11 (16.42%) Subversion
13 11 (16.42%) Continuous Integration
13 11 (16.42%) Symfony
13 11 (16.42%) jQuery
13 11 (16.42%) Migration
13 11 (16.42%) Jenkins
14 10 (14.93%) Laravel
14 10 (14.93%) Regular Expression
14 10 (14.93%) Shibboleth
14 10 (14.93%) OO
14 10 (14.93%) PostgreSQL
14 10 (14.93%) E-Commerce
15 9 (13.43%) MVC

PHP
Top Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 18 December 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 26 (38.81%) Apache
2 14 (20.90%) Drupal
2 14 (20.90%) CMS
3 9 (13.43%) Node.js
4 8 (11.94%) uWSGI
5 3 (4.48%) WordPress
6 2 (2.99%) Joomla!
7 1 (1.49%) IIS
7 1 (1.49%) Liferay
7 1 (1.49%) Umbraco
7 1 (1.49%) ExpressionEngine
7 1 (1.49%) MODX
Applications
1 1 (1.49%) Adobe Illustrator
1 1 (1.49%) Adobe Creative Suite
Business Applications
1 1 (1.49%) Tridion
1 1 (1.49%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.99%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (2.99%) HTTP
2 1 (1.49%) RFID
2 1 (1.49%) NFC
Database & Business Intelligence
1 38 (56.72%) MySQL
2 10 (14.93%) PostgreSQL
3 7 (10.45%) NoSQL
4 5 (7.46%) MongoDB
4 5 (7.46%) Big Data
4 5 (7.46%) Relational Database
5 4 (5.97%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 22 (32.84%) Git (software)
2 11 (16.42%) Subversion
2 11 (16.42%) Jenkins
3 7 (10.45%) JIRA
3 7 (10.45%) Selenium
4 3 (4.48%) PHPUnit
5 2 (2.99%) Xdebug
6 1 (1.49%) WebDriver
6 1 (1.49%) Mercurial
General
1 2 (2.99%) Finance
2 1 (1.49%) Financial Institution
2 1 (1.49%) Telecoms
2 1 (1.49%) Banking
2 1 (1.49%) Retail
Job Titles
1 43 (64.18%) Developer
2 22 (32.84%) PHP Developer
3 8 (11.94%) Web Developer
4 7 (10.45%) DevOps Engineer
5 5 (7.46%) Senior Developer
5 5 (7.46%) Front-End Developer
6 4 (5.97%) Big Data Architect
6 4 (5.97%) Senior Data Architect
6 4 (5.97%) Senior Architect
6 4 (5.97%) Development Engineer
6 4 (5.97%) Operations Engineer
6 4 (5.97%) Drupal Developer
6 4 (5.97%) Data Architect
6 4 (5.97%) Applications Developer
6 4 (5.97%) Architect
7 3 (4.48%) Project Manager
7 3 (4.48%) Web Applications Developer
7 3 (4.48%) GIS Developer
7 3 (4.48%) PHP Web Developer
7 3 (4.48%) Front-End Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 26 (38.81%) HTML
2 25 (37.31%) CSS
3 13 (19.40%) LAMP
4 12 (17.91%) Ajax
5 11 (16.42%) Symfony
5 11 (16.42%) jQuery
6 10 (14.93%) Laravel
6 10 (14.93%) Regular Expression
7 8 (11.94%) HTML5
7 8 (11.94%) WSGI
7 8 (11.94%) AngularJS
7 8 (11.94%) ODBC
8 7 (10.45%) CSS3
9 6 (8.96%) Backbone.js
9 6 (8.96%) CodeIgniter
10 5 (7.46%) CakePHP
11 4 (5.97%) Ember.js
11 4 (5.97%) Twitter Bootstrap
11 4 (5.97%) .NET Framework
11 4 (5.97%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 4 (5.97%) Open Source
2 3 (4.48%) GIS
2 3 (4.48%) Mobile App
3 2 (2.99%) Computer Science
3 2 (2.99%) Wiki
4 1 (1.49%) Client/Server
4 1 (1.49%) Clustering
4 1 (1.49%) Mathematics
4 1 (1.49%) Kinect
4 1 (1.49%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 19 (28.36%) UNIX
2 12 (17.91%) Linux
3 1 (1.49%) Windows
3 1 (1.49%) Android
3 1 (1.49%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (1.49%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (23.88%) Agile Software Development
2 13 (19.40%) DevOps
3 11 (16.42%) Continuous Integration
3 11 (16.42%) Migration
4 10 (14.93%) OO
4 10 (14.93%) E-Commerce
5 9 (13.43%) MVC
5 9 (13.43%) Web Development
6 8 (11.94%) TDD
6 8 (11.94%) Stakeholder Management
7 6 (8.96%) Software Engineering
8 5 (7.46%) Scrum
8 5 (7.46%) BDD
8 5 (7.46%) OO PHP
9 4 (5.97%) Analytics
9 4 (5.97%) Content Management
9 4 (5.97%) Project Management
9 4 (5.97%) OOP
10 3 (4.48%) Change Control
11 2 (2.99%) Project Planning
Programming Languages
1 31 (46.27%) JavaScript
2 18 (26.87%) Python
3 14 (20.90%) Shell Script
4 7 (10.45%) PHP5
5 6 (8.96%) Java
6 5 (7.46%) C#
7 4 (5.97%) Scala
7 4 (5.97%) C++
8 3 (4.48%) SQL
9 2 (2.99%) Bash Shell
9 2 (2.99%) Perl
10 1 (1.49%) Objective-C
10 1 (1.49%) Ruby
10 1 (1.49%) PHP4
Qualifications
1 5 (7.46%) Degree
2 2 (2.99%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.49%) QA
System Software
1 10 (14.93%) Shibboleth
Systems Management
1 15 (22.39%) Puppet
2 1 (1.49%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 8 (11.94%) Twitter
2 3 (4.48%) Zend
3 2 (2.99%) Facebook
4 1 (1.49%) Red Hat
4 1 (1.49%) Adobe
4 1 (1.49%) Oracle
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