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 22 August 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 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
PHP
Rank 23 23 37
Rank change year-on-year
0 +14
Contract jobs citing PHP 28 32 15
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 5.37% 6.37% 2.90%
As % of the Programming Languages category 15.91% 21.19% 8.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 27 11
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£311 £240 £290
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+29.68% -17.24%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £189 £150 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £455 £375 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £286 £285
% change year-on-year
+13.53% +0.43%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 1
Average hourly rate £17.40 - £16.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.55 £27.50 £19.50
% change year-on-year
+22.00% +41.02%
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
176 151 182
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 33.78% 30.08% 35.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 111 85 92
Average daily rate £325 £325 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -3.70%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £160 £256
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £450 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 6 6
Average hourly rate £23.75 £27.50 £21.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-13.63% +26.43%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.19 £27.50 £17.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £31.38 £45.00 £25.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £34.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+2.94% -2.85%

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 22 August 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 22 August 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 -4 7 £314 +11.06% 8
Abingdon - 5 - - 1
Henley-on-Thames 0 2 £230 +43.75%
Banbury - 1 - -
Faringdon - - - -
Wallingford - - - -
Witney - - - -
PHP
South East

PHP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire

For the 6 months to 22 August 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 33 (63.46%) MySQL
2 24 (46.15%) HTML
3 23 (44.23%) JavaScript
4 22 (42.31%) CSS
5 18 (34.62%) Apache
6 15 (28.85%) E-Commerce
7 13 (25.00%) CMS
7 13 (25.00%) LAMP
8 12 (23.08%) Drupal
9 11 (21.15%) Git (software)
9 11 (21.15%) Shell Script
10 10 (19.23%) MVC
10 10 (19.23%) OO
10 10 (19.23%) UNIX
10 10 (19.23%) Subversion
11 9 (17.31%) Python
12 8 (15.38%) Agile Software Development
12 8 (15.38%) WordPress
12 8 (15.38%) PHP5
13 7 (13.46%) jQuery
13 7 (13.46%) Linux
13 7 (13.46%) Migration
13 7 (13.46%) Puppet
13 7 (13.46%) DevOps
14 6 (11.54%) Shibboleth
14 6 (11.54%) Regular Expression
14 6 (11.54%) XML
14 6 (11.54%) ODBC
14 6 (11.54%) Continuous Integration
14 6 (11.54%) Symfony

PHP
Top Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 22 August 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 (34.62%) Apache
2 13 (25.00%) CMS
3 12 (23.08%) Drupal
4 8 (15.38%) WordPress
5 4 (7.69%) uWSGI
5 4 (7.69%) Joomla!
6 1 (1.92%) nginx
6 1 (1.92%) Apache Solr
6 1 (1.92%) Moodle
6 1 (1.92%) IIS
6 1 (1.92%) Confluence
6 1 (1.92%) Node.js
6 1 (1.92%) concrete5
Applications
1 1 (1.92%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 2 (3.85%) Google Analytics
1 2 (3.85%) Magento
2 1 (1.92%) Oracle CRM
Communications & Networking
1 2 (3.85%) HTTP
2 1 (1.92%) NFC
2 1 (1.92%) RFID
Database & Business Intelligence
1 33 (63.46%) MySQL
2 5 (9.62%) Relational Database
3 4 (7.69%) PostgreSQL
4 1 (1.92%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 11 (21.15%) Git (software)
2 10 (19.23%) Subversion
3 4 (7.69%) Jenkins
4 3 (5.77%) Mercurial
5 2 (3.85%) PHPUnit
5 2 (3.85%) JIRA
6 1 (1.92%) Selenium
6 1 (1.92%) WebDriver
6 1 (1.92%) Balsamiq Mockups
General
1 4 (7.69%) Marketing
2 1 (1.92%) Retail
2 1 (1.92%) Finance
2 1 (1.92%) Publishing
2 1 (1.92%) Games
Job Titles
1 37 (71.15%) Developer
2 27 (51.92%) PHP Developer
3 6 (11.54%) Web Developer
3 6 (11.54%) Front-End Developer
4 5 (9.62%) Drupal Developer
4 5 (9.62%) PHP LAMP Developer
5 4 (7.69%) WordPress Developer
5 4 (7.69%) DevOps Engineer
5 4 (7.69%) PHP MySQL Developer
5 4 (7.69%) Development Engineer
5 4 (7.69%) Operations Engineer
6 3 (5.77%) Web Applications Developer
6 3 (5.77%) Applications Developer
7 2 (3.85%) UI Programmer
7 2 (3.85%) OO PHP Developer
7 2 (3.85%) Programmer
7 2 (3.85%) Systems Administrator
7 2 (3.85%) Project Manager
7 2 (3.85%) PHP Web Developer
7 2 (3.85%) PHP Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (46.15%) HTML
2 22 (42.31%) CSS
3 13 (25.00%) LAMP
4 7 (13.46%) jQuery
5 6 (11.54%) Regular Expression
5 6 (11.54%) XML
5 6 (11.54%) ODBC
5 6 (11.54%) Symfony
6 5 (9.62%) Ajax
7 4 (7.69%) WSGI
7 4 (7.69%) CakePHP
8 3 (5.77%) JSON
8 3 (5.77%) XHTML
8 3 (5.77%) CodeIgniter
8 3 (5.77%) HTML5
9 2 (3.85%) RSS
9 2 (3.85%) .NET
9 2 (3.85%) XSL
9 2 (3.85%) XSLT
10 1 (1.92%) WAMP
Miscellaneous
1 2 (3.85%) Open Source
1 2 (3.85%) Mobile App
1 2 (3.85%) Computer Science
2 1 (1.92%) SCORM
2 1 (1.92%) Client/Server
2 1 (1.92%) Social Media
2 1 (1.92%) Kinect
Operating Systems
1 10 (19.23%) UNIX
2 7 (13.46%) Linux
3 2 (3.85%) Apple iOS
4 1 (1.92%) Android
4 1 (1.92%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (28.85%) E-Commerce
2 10 (19.23%) MVC
2 10 (19.23%) OO
3 8 (15.38%) Agile Software Development
4 7 (13.46%) Migration
4 7 (13.46%) DevOps
5 6 (11.54%) Continuous Integration
6 5 (9.62%) Stakeholder Management
6 5 (9.62%) OO PHP
7 4 (7.69%) Web Design
8 3 (5.77%) Web Development
8 3 (5.77%) Content Management
8 3 (5.77%) Change Control
9 2 (3.85%) Analytics
9 2 (3.85%) Performance Tuning
9 2 (3.85%) CRM
9 2 (3.85%) SOA
9 2 (3.85%) UML
9 2 (3.85%) PRINCE2
9 2 (3.85%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 23 (44.23%) JavaScript
2 11 (21.15%) Shell Script
3 9 (17.31%) Python
4 8 (15.38%) PHP5
5 5 (9.62%) SQL
6 3 (5.77%) Java
7 2 (3.85%) Perl
7 2 (3.85%) PHP4
8 1 (1.92%) C#
8 1 (1.92%) ECMAScript
Qualifications
1 2 (3.85%) PRINCE2 Certification
1 2 (3.85%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.92%) QA
System Software
1 6 (11.54%) Shibboleth
Systems Management
1 7 (13.46%) Puppet
2 1 (1.92%) Vagrant
Vendors
1 2 (3.85%) Oracle
1 2 (3.85%) Google
1 2 (3.85%) Zend
2 1 (1.92%) JD Edwards
2 1 (1.92%) Adobe
2 1 (1.92%) SAP
2 1 (1.92%) Facebook
2 1 (1.92%) Twitter
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