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 6 July 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
6 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
PHP
Rank 15 32 31
Rank change year-on-year
+17 -1
Contract jobs citing PHP 71 17 20
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 9.62% 3.37% 4.18%
As % of the Programming Languages category 21.78% 11.41% 15.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 51 12 12
Average daily rate
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£400 £344 £294
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.36% +17.02%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £175 £241
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £495 £393
UK excluding London average daily rate £320 £325 £275
% change year-on-year
-1.53% +18.18%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 0
Average hourly rate £39.00 £12.30 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+217.07% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.00 £33.78 £22.66
% change year-on-year
+15.47% +49.05%
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
326 149 129
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 44.17% 29.56% 26.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 243 95 63
Average daily rate £403 £345 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.66% +6.15%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £268 £243
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 3 4
Average hourly rate £39.00 £13.78 £23.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+183.12% -42.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £36.85 £12.30 £14.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £63.00 £22.08 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £35.00 £33.50
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +4.47%

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 6 July 2015.

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 6 July 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 +13 33 £412 +13.51% 11
Bicester 0 5 £375 -
Banbury -5 1 £250 -
Faringdon - 1 £275 -
Kidlington - 1 - -
PHP
South East

PHP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire

For the 6 months to 6 July 2015, 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 65 (65.66%) JavaScript
2 46 (46.46%) HTML
2 46 (46.46%) CSS
3 45 (45.45%) MySQL
4 31 (31.31%) E-Commerce
5 27 (27.27%) JSON
6 25 (25.25%) Magento
6 25 (25.25%) Git (software)
7 23 (23.23%) Node.js
7 23 (23.23%) Linux
8 21 (21.21%) Agile Software Development
9 20 (20.20%) AngularJS
10 19 (19.19%) Continuous Integration
11 18 (18.18%) Drupal
11 18 (18.18%) Python
11 18 (18.18%) UNIX
12 16 (16.16%) Amazon AWS
13 15 (15.15%) Software Engineering
14 13 (13.13%) Perl
14 13 (13.13%) OO
14 13 (13.13%) Apache
14 13 (13.13%) Continuous Delivery
14 13 (13.13%) Sass
15 12 (12.12%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
15 12 (12.12%) Redis
15 12 (12.12%) TDD
15 12 (12.12%) LAMP
16 11 (11.11%) CMS
16 11 (11.11%) Scrum
16 11 (11.11%) Automated Testing

PHP
Top Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 6 July 2015, 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 23 (23.23%) Node.js
2 18 (18.18%) Drupal
3 13 (13.13%) Apache
4 11 (11.11%) CMS
5 2 (2.02%) uWSGI
5 2 (2.02%) SharePoint
5 2 (2.02%) BizTalk Server
6 1 (1.01%) Apache Solr
Applications
1 2 (2.02%) Adobe Creative Suite
Business Applications
1 25 (25.25%) Magento
2 2 (2.02%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 16 (16.16%) Amazon AWS
2 12 (12.12%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
3 4 (4.04%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (1.01%) Amazon ElastiCache
Communications & Networking
1 8 (8.08%) Network Security
2 6 (6.06%) TCP/IP
3 4 (4.04%) SAN
3 4 (4.04%) Firewall
4 1 (1.01%) SSH
4 1 (1.01%) DNS
4 1 (1.01%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 45 (45.45%) MySQL
2 12 (12.12%) Redis
3 8 (8.08%) Big Data
4 7 (7.07%) NoSQL
5 3 (3.03%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 2 (2.02%) PostgreSQL
7 1 (1.01%) Hadoop
7 1 (1.01%) MongoDB
7 1 (1.01%) SQL Server
7 1 (1.01%) DataStage
Development Applications
1 25 (25.25%) Git (software)
2 7 (7.07%) Subversion
3 3 (3.03%) Grunt
3 3 (3.03%) PHPUnit
4 2 (2.02%) Jasmine
4 2 (2.02%) Jenkins
4 2 (2.02%) Bower
4 2 (2.02%) Dreamweaver
General
1 4 (4.04%) Finance
2 3 (3.03%) Publishing
2 3 (3.03%) Games
Job Titles
1 77 (77.78%) Developer
2 29 (29.29%) PHP Developer
3 18 (18.18%) Magento Developer
4 13 (13.13%) Web Developer
5 9 (9.09%) Front-End Developer
6 8 (8.08%) Analyst
7 7 (7.07%) JavaScript Developer
7 7 (7.07%) Drupal Developer
8 6 (6.06%) PHP Web Developer
8 6 (6.06%) Infrastructure Engineer
9 5 (5.05%) Network Engineer
9 5 (5.05%) PHP LAMP Developer
9 5 (5.05%) Full Stack Developer
9 5 (5.05%) LAMP Developer
10 3 (3.03%) Cyber Security Engineer
10 3 (3.03%) AWS Developer
10 3 (3.03%) Cyber Security Specialist
10 3 (3.03%) Development Engineer
10 3 (3.03%) Senior Development Engineer
10 3 (3.03%) Security Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 46 (46.46%) CSS
1 46 (46.46%) HTML
2 27 (27.27%) JSON
3 20 (20.20%) AngularJS
4 13 (13.13%) Sass
5 12 (12.12%) LAMP
6 7 (7.07%) jQuery
7 6 (6.06%) HTML5
7 6 (6.06%) Dojo
7 6 (6.06%) Web Services
8 5 (5.05%) XML
8 5 (5.05%) XHTML
9 4 (4.04%) .NET
10 3 (3.03%) Symfony
10 3 (3.03%) CSS3
10 3 (3.03%) Laravel
11 2 (2.02%) Regular Expression
11 2 (2.02%) Backbone.js
11 2 (2.02%) WSGI
11 2 (2.02%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 7 (7.07%) Semantic Web
1 7 (7.07%) User Experience
2 6 (6.06%) Blog
3 5 (5.05%) Analytical Skills
4 4 (4.04%) Public Cloud
4 4 (4.04%) Data Centre
5 2 (2.02%) Mobile Games
5 2 (2.02%) Computer Science
6 1 (1.01%) Wiki
6 1 (1.01%) Social Gaming
Operating Systems
1 23 (23.23%) Linux
2 18 (18.18%) UNIX
3 5 (5.05%) Windows
4 4 (4.04%) CentOS
4 4 (4.04%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (1.01%) Apple iOS
5 1 (1.01%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (31.31%) E-Commerce
2 21 (21.21%) Agile Software Development
3 19 (19.19%) Continuous Integration
4 15 (15.15%) Software Engineering
5 13 (13.13%) OO
5 13 (13.13%) Continuous Delivery
6 12 (12.12%) TDD
7 11 (11.11%) Scrum
7 11 (11.11%) Automated Testing
8 9 (9.09%) Kanban
9 8 (8.08%) Project Management
10 7 (7.07%) OOP
10 7 (7.07%) Pair Programming
11 6 (6.06%) Network Monitoring
11 6 (6.06%) OO PHP
11 6 (6.06%) API Development
12 5 (5.05%) DevOps
12 5 (5.05%) Web Development
13 4 (4.04%) Load Balancing
13 4 (4.04%) Open Source
Programming Languages
1 65 (65.66%) JavaScript
2 18 (18.18%) Python
3 13 (13.13%) Perl
4 7 (7.07%) C#
4 7 (7.07%) Java
5 5 (5.05%) SQL
6 4 (4.04%) PowerShell
7 2 (2.02%) C++
7 2 (2.02%) T-SQL
7 2 (2.02%) VB.NET
7 2 (2.02%) Shell Script
8 1 (1.01%) Objective-C
8 1 (1.01%) Ruby
8 1 (1.01%) PHP5
8 1 (1.01%) VBA
8 1 (1.01%) Scala
8 1 (1.01%) Apex Code
8 1 (1.01%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 6 (6.06%) Degree
2 3 (3.03%) Security Cleared
3 1 (1.01%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (10.10%) QA
System Software
1 11 (11.11%) Docker
2 4 (4.04%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (3.03%) Snort
4 2 (2.02%) Shibboleth
5 1 (1.01%) Varnish
Systems Management
1 7 (7.07%) Puppet
2 5 (5.05%) Vagrant
2 5 (5.05%) Nagios
3 4 (4.04%) Cacti
3 4 (4.04%) Icinga
Vendors
1 4 (4.04%) Dell
1 4 (4.04%) CommVault
1 4 (4.04%) Red Hat
1 4 (4.04%) VMware
1 4 (4.04%) SolarWinds
2 2 (2.02%) Twitter
2 2 (2.02%) Adobe
3 1 (1.01%) SAP
3 1 (1.01%) Informatica
3 1 (1.01%) Salesforce.com
3 1 (1.01%) Perforce
3 1 (1.01%) Ab Initio
3 1 (1.01%) Zend
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