The table below looks at the statistics for PHP skills in IT contracts advertised for the Oxfordshire region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited PHP over the 3 months to 25 August 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
25 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
PHP
Rank 34 16 27
Rank change year-on-year
-18 +11
Contract jobs citing PHP 43 70 27
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 6.78% 9.66% 5.23%
As % of the Programming Languages category 11.17% 22.29% 15.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 33 55 14
Median daily rate £375 £350 £311
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +12.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £305 £238 £189
10% offered a daily rate of more than £440 £435 £455
UK excluding London median daily rate £333 £300 £325
% change year-on-year
+10.83% -7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 2
Median hourly rate - £39.00 £17.40
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +124.13%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.25 £18.75 £32.28
% change year-on-year
-18.66% -41.90%
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
385 314 175
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 60.73% 43.31% 33.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 284 248 109
Median daily rate £425 £400 £333
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +20.30%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £320 £260 £236
10% offered a daily rate of more than £508 £500 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £365 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.73% +4.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 9 9
Median hourly rate £36.00 £39.00 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.69% +56.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.00 £18.00 £13.48
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £49.00 £32.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £39.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +11.42%

PHP
Jobs Demand Trend in Oxfordshire

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Oxfordshire region citing PHP as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 25 August 2016.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing PHP within the Oxfordshire region over the 3 months to 25 August 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Oxford -23 23 £375 +2.73% 9
Abingdon - 2 £400 -
Kidlington -5 1 £375 - 2
Faringdon - 1 £350 -
PHP
South East

PHP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire

For the 6 months to 25 August 2016, IT contractor jobs citing PHP also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Oxfordshire region with a requirement for PHP.

1 59 (63.44%) HTML
2 51 (54.84%) CSS
3 50 (53.76%) JavaScript
4 44 (47.31%) Web Development
5 37 (39.78%) AngularJS
6 36 (38.71%) Agile Software Development
6 36 (38.71%) E-Commerce
7 32 (34.41%) Web Services
8 31 (33.33%) Continuous Integration
8 31 (33.33%) NoSQL
9 30 (32.26%) Node.js
10 29 (31.18%) Amazon AWS
11 25 (26.88%) Magento
11 25 (26.88%) Open Source
11 25 (26.88%) Linux
12 24 (25.81%) Scrum
13 23 (24.73%) JSON
13 23 (24.73%) MySQL
14 22 (23.66%) Publishing
14 22 (23.66%) TDD
14 22 (23.66%) Pair Programming
14 22 (23.66%) Kanban
14 22 (23.66%) Automation Testing
15 21 (22.58%) Sass
15 21 (22.58%) API Development
16 20 (21.51%) CSS3
17 19 (20.43%) Git (software)
18 17 (18.28%) C#
18 17 (18.28%) C++
19 16 (17.20%) MVC

PHP
Top Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 10 (10.75%) Apache
1 10 (10.75%) CMS
1 10 (10.75%) nginx
2 6 (6.45%) WordPress
3 4 (4.30%) Drupal
Applications
1 1 (1.08%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 25 (26.88%) Magento
2 6 (6.45%) Oracle EBS R12
Cloud Services
1 29 (31.18%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (2.15%) SaaS
3 1 (1.08%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 5 (5.38%) LAN
1 5 (5.38%) WAN
2 3 (3.23%) DHCP
2 3 (3.23%) DNS
2 3 (3.23%) Internet
3 2 (2.15%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 31 (33.33%) NoSQL
2 23 (24.73%) MySQL
3 13 (13.98%) PostgreSQL
4 10 (10.75%) CouchDB
4 10 (10.75%) MongoDB
4 10 (10.75%) Redis
4 10 (10.75%) Relational Database
5 2 (2.15%) MariaDB
5 2 (2.15%) SQL Server
6 1 (1.08%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 19 (20.43%) Git (software)
2 10 (10.75%) Jenkins
2 10 (10.75%) Mercurial
2 10 (10.75%) Subversion
2 10 (10.75%) Team Foundation Server
2 10 (10.75%) Visual Studio
3 2 (2.15%) PHPUnit
3 2 (2.15%) Vagrant
4 1 (1.08%) JIRA
General
1 22 (23.66%) Publishing
2 6 (6.45%) Back Office
3 5 (5.38%) Marketing
4 1 (1.08%) Finance
Job Titles
1 70 (75.27%) Developer
2 52 (55.91%) PHP Developer
3 30 (32.26%) JavaScript Developer
4 29 (31.18%) E-Commerce Developer
4 29 (31.18%) E-Commerce PHP Developer
5 28 (30.11%) HTML CSS Developer
5 28 (30.11%) HTML Developer
6 27 (29.03%) Node.js Developer
7 24 (25.81%) Agile Developer
8 22 (23.66%) AWS Developer
8 22 (23.66%) Web Developer
9 20 (21.51%) Magento Developer
9 20 (21.51%) PHP Magento Developer
10 17 (18.28%) PHP Web Developer
11 13 (13.98%) E-Commerce Web Developer
12 9 (9.68%) Architect
12 9 (9.68%) Technical Architect
13 6 (6.45%) MySQL Developer
13 6 (6.45%) PHP MySQL Developer
13 6 (6.45%) Symfony Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 59 (63.44%) HTML
2 51 (54.84%) CSS
3 37 (39.78%) AngularJS
4 32 (34.41%) Web Services
5 30 (32.26%) Node.js
6 23 (24.73%) JSON
7 21 (22.58%) Sass
8 20 (21.51%) CSS3
9 13 (13.98%) Symfony
10 12 (12.90%) Laravel
11 11 (11.83%) LAMP
11 11 (11.83%) Yii
12 10 (10.75%) LAPP Stack
12 10 (10.75%) LEMP Stack
12 10 (10.75%) Memcached
12 10 (10.75%) XML
12 10 (10.75%) XSLT
13 8 (8.60%) jQuery
14 7 (7.53%) .NET
15 3 (3.23%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 9 (9.68%) Data Centre
2 6 (6.45%) Computer Science
3 5 (5.38%) e-Learning
4 3 (3.23%) Management Information System
5 2 (2.15%) Digital Media
6 1 (1.08%) Data Structures
6 1 (1.08%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 25 (26.88%) Linux
2 7 (7.53%) Windows
3 6 (6.45%) Unix
3 6 (6.45%) Windows Server
4 4 (4.30%) Ubuntu
5 2 (2.15%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 44 (47.31%) Web Development
2 36 (38.71%) Agile Software Development
2 36 (38.71%) E-Commerce
3 31 (33.33%) Continuous Integration
4 25 (26.88%) Open Source
5 24 (25.81%) Scrum
6 22 (23.66%) Automation Testing
6 22 (23.66%) Kanban
6 22 (23.66%) Pair Programming
6 22 (23.66%) TDD
7 21 (22.58%) API Development
8 16 (17.20%) MVC
9 13 (13.98%) OO
10 10 (10.75%) Content Management
11 9 (9.68%) Configuration Management
11 9 (9.68%) Performance Tuning
11 9 (9.68%) Refactoring
11 9 (9.68%) Release Management
11 9 (9.68%) Web Application Development
12 7 (7.53%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 50 (53.76%) JavaScript
2 17 (18.28%) C#
2 17 (18.28%) C++
3 12 (12.90%) Java
4 9 (9.68%) Perl
5 8 (8.60%) Python
6 4 (4.30%) SQL
7 3 (3.23%) PHP 5
7 3 (3.23%) Ruby
8 1 (1.08%) VB
8 1 (1.08%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 6 (6.45%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.08%) QA
System Software
1 3 (3.23%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (2.15%) Docker
Systems Management
1 14 (15.05%) Puppet
2 12 (12.90%) Ansible
2 12 (12.90%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 14 (15.05%) Zend
2 12 (12.90%) Oracle
3 3 (3.23%) Perforce
3 3 (3.23%) VMware
4 2 (2.15%) Microsoft
5 1 (1.08%) New Relic
5 1 (1.08%) Salesforce.com
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