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 February 2017 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 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
PHP
South East / Oxfordshire
Rank 29 22 22
Rank change year-on-year
-7 0
Contract jobs citing PHP 34 39 43
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 5.62% 7.37% 6.57%
As % of the Programming Languages category 11.41% 13.83% 18.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 38 20
Median daily rate £325 £375 £275
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-13.33% +36.36%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £295 £296 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £365 £425 £325
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 3
Median hourly rate - - £14.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £31.00 £35.50 £19.50
% change year-on-year
-12.67% +82.05%

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
298 282 237
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 49.26% 53.31% 36.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 205 237 156
Median daily rate £425 £400 £340
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +17.64%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £310 £300 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £550 £518
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 2 16
Median hourly rate £35.00 £39.00 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.25% +95.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.50 £39.00 £14.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £39.00 £30.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.50 £40.00 £35.50
% change year-on-year
+3.75% +12.67%

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 February 2017.

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 February 2017. 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 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 -12 11 £350 -12.50% 10
Thame - 1 £350 -
PHP
South East

PHP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire

For the 6 months to 25 February 2017, 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 51 (60.00%) JavaScript
2 47 (55.29%) MySQL
3 39 (45.88%) HTML
3 39 (45.88%) Git (software)
4 37 (43.53%) Web Development
4 37 (43.53%) CSS
5 34 (40.00%) Symfony
6 33 (38.82%) Laravel
7 29 (34.12%) AngularJS
8 28 (32.94%) Agile Software Development
9 27 (31.76%) MVC
10 25 (29.41%) Node.js
11 23 (27.06%) Linux
11 23 (27.06%) LAMP
11 23 (27.06%) PostgreSQL
12 22 (25.88%) Apache
13 20 (23.53%) Continuous Integration
13 20 (23.53%) MongoDB
14 19 (22.35%) Subversion
14 19 (22.35%) SQL
15 18 (21.18%) Zend
15 18 (21.18%) Release Management
15 18 (21.18%) Mercurial
15 18 (21.18%) Jenkins
16 17 (20.00%) Relational Database
16 17 (20.00%) Ansible
16 17 (20.00%) NoSQL
16 17 (20.00%) LEMP Stack
16 17 (20.00%) nginx
17 16 (18.82%) Yii

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 22 (25.88%) Apache
2 17 (20.00%) nginx
3 10 (11.76%) Drupal
4 8 (9.41%) WordPress
5 6 (7.06%) SilverStripe
6 3 (3.53%) ArcGIS
6 3 (3.53%) GeoServer
7 2 (2.35%) Tomcat
8 1 (1.18%) IIS
8 1 (1.18%) Oracle SOA Suite
8 1 (1.18%) Perch
Applications
1 3 (3.53%) GIMP
1 3 (3.53%) Photoshop
2 1 (1.18%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 11 (12.94%) Magento
2 1 (1.18%) Oracle EBS R12
Cloud Services
1 11 (12.94%) GitHub
2 3 (3.53%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (2.35%) SaaS
4 1 (1.18%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 3 (3.53%) Internet
2 2 (2.35%) LAN
2 2 (2.35%) WAN
3 1 (1.18%) DNS
3 1 (1.18%) Network Security
3 1 (1.18%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 47 (55.29%) MySQL
2 23 (27.06%) PostgreSQL
3 20 (23.53%) MongoDB
4 17 (20.00%) NoSQL
4 17 (20.00%) Relational Database
5 15 (17.65%) CouchDB
5 15 (17.65%) Redis
6 3 (3.53%) phpMyAdmin
7 2 (2.35%) QGIS
7 2 (2.35%) SQL Server
8 1 (1.18%) BusinessObjects
Development Applications
1 39 (45.88%) Git (software)
2 19 (22.35%) Subversion
3 18 (21.18%) Jenkins
3 18 (21.18%) Mercurial
4 6 (7.06%) Selenium
5 5 (5.88%) Cucumber
5 5 (5.88%) Jasmine
5 5 (5.88%) WebDriver
6 4 (4.71%) JIRA
6 4 (4.71%) Protractor
7 3 (3.53%) PHPUnit
8 1 (1.18%) Mocha
8 1 (1.18%) Visual Studio
General
1 12 (14.12%) Finance
2 3 (3.53%) Publishing
2 3 (3.53%) Retail
3 2 (2.35%) Advertising
3 2 (2.35%) Back Office
3 2 (2.35%) Marketing
4 1 (1.18%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 71 (83.53%) Developer
2 51 (60.00%) PHP Developer
3 15 (17.65%) Symfony Developer
4 12 (14.12%) PHP Symfony Developer
5 11 (12.94%) JavaScript Developer
6 10 (11.76%) Magento Developer
6 10 (11.76%) Web Developer
7 9 (10.59%) PHP Zend Developer
8 8 (9.41%) PHP Web Developer
9 6 (7.06%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
9 6 (7.06%) HTML CSS Developer
9 6 (7.06%) HTML Developer
9 6 (7.06%) PHP Magento Developer
10 5 (5.88%) Tester
10 5 (5.88%) WordPress Developer
11 4 (4.71%) Software Developer
12 3 (3.53%) Architect
12 3 (3.53%) Automation Tester
12 3 (3.53%) AWS Developer
12 3 (3.53%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 39 (45.88%) HTML
2 37 (43.53%) CSS
3 34 (40.00%) Symfony
4 33 (38.82%) Laravel
5 29 (34.12%) AngularJS
6 25 (29.41%) Node.js
7 23 (27.06%) LAMP
8 17 (20.00%) LEMP Stack
9 16 (18.82%) Yii
10 15 (17.65%) LAPP Stack
10 15 (17.65%) Memcached
11 12 (14.12%) CSS3
12 10 (11.76%) jQuery
12 10 (11.76%) XML
13 9 (10.59%) HTML5
14 8 (9.41%) RESTful
14 8 (9.41%) Web Services
15 7 (8.24%) XSLT
16 6 (7.06%) XML Schema
17 5 (5.88%) React
Miscellaneous
1 11 (12.94%) Data Structures
2 6 (7.06%) Computer Science
3 5 (5.88%) User Experience
4 3 (3.53%) Data Centre
5 2 (2.35%) Fintech
6 1 (1.18%) Digital Media
Operating Systems
1 23 (27.06%) Linux
2 5 (5.88%) Windows
3 2 (2.35%) Unix
3 2 (2.35%) Windows Server
4 1 (1.18%) Apple iOS
4 1 (1.18%) Mac OS
4 1 (1.18%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (1.18%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 37 (43.53%) Web Development
2 28 (32.94%) Agile Software Development
3 27 (31.76%) MVC
4 20 (23.53%) Continuous Integration
5 18 (21.18%) Release Management
6 15 (17.65%) E-Commerce
6 15 (17.65%) OO
7 12 (14.12%) Configuration Management
7 12 (14.12%) Performance Tuning
7 12 (14.12%) Refactoring
7 12 (14.12%) TDD
7 12 (14.12%) Web Application Development
8 10 (11.76%) Front End Development
9 6 (7.06%) BDD
9 6 (7.06%) RDF
9 6 (7.06%) Responsive Web Design
9 6 (7.06%) Secure Coding
10 5 (5.88%) API Testing
10 5 (5.88%) Data Visualisation
10 5 (5.88%) Visualisation
Programming Languages
1 51 (60.00%) JavaScript
2 19 (22.35%) SQL
3 13 (15.29%) Perl
4 8 (9.41%) Java
5 6 (7.06%) Python
5 6 (7.06%) XPath
6 4 (4.71%) C#
7 3 (3.53%) C++
8 2 (2.35%) Ruby
9 1 (1.18%) C
9 1 (1.18%) PowerShell
9 1 (1.18%) VB
9 1 (1.18%) VBA
Qualifications
1 6 (7.06%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (5.88%) QA
System Software
1 3 (3.53%) Docker
2 2 (2.35%) Postfix
2 2 (2.35%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 17 (20.00%) Ansible
2 14 (16.47%) Opscode Chef
2 14 (16.47%) Puppet
Vendors
1 18 (21.18%) Zend
2 3 (3.53%) Google
3 2 (2.35%) Microsoft
3 2 (2.35%) Oracle
3 2 (2.35%) VMware
4 1 (1.18%) Apple
4 1 (1.18%) New Relic
4 1 (1.18%) Red Hat
4 1 (1.18%) SAP
Oxford, Oxfordshire
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