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 16 January 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
16 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
PHP
South East / Oxfordshire
Rank 22 17 21
Rank change year-on-year
-5 +4
Contract jobs citing PHP 38 49 43
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 6.83% 9.50% 6.58%
As % of the Programming Languages category 14.07% 19.29% 19.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 25 45 21
Median daily rate £363 £388 £275
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.45% +40.90%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £318 £283 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £570 £525 £375
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £14.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £31.45 £35.00 £22.35
% change year-on-year
-10.14% +56.59%

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
270 254 226
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 48.56% 49.22% 34.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 196 210 147
Median daily rate £450 £420 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +5.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £290 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £615 £550 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 6 8
Median hourly rate £28.90 £39.00 £20.19
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-25.91% +93.16%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.25 £15.00 £14.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £36.50 £55.00 £27.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.00 £39.00 £35.18
% change year-on-year
+5.12% +10.87%

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 16 January 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 16 January 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 -2 27 £363 -9.37% 13
Thame - 2 £375 -
PHP
South East

PHP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire

For the 6 months to 16 January 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 52 (57.78%) JavaScript
2 48 (53.33%) Web Development
3 43 (47.78%) MySQL
4 42 (46.67%) HTML
5 40 (44.44%) CSS
6 39 (43.33%) Agile Software Development
7 38 (42.22%) Git (software)
7 38 (42.22%) Node.js
8 37 (41.11%) AngularJS
9 34 (37.78%) E-Commerce
10 33 (36.67%) Symfony
11 32 (35.56%) Continuous Integration
12 29 (32.22%) Laravel
12 29 (32.22%) NoSQL
13 27 (30.00%) MVC
14 24 (26.67%) PostgreSQL
14 24 (26.67%) Linux
14 24 (26.67%) Magento
15 23 (25.56%) TDD
16 22 (24.44%) Zend
16 22 (24.44%) MongoDB
17 21 (23.33%) Subversion
18 20 (22.22%) LAMP
18 20 (22.22%) Apache
18 20 (22.22%) Mercurial
18 20 (22.22%) Jenkins
19 19 (21.11%) Yii
19 19 (21.11%) LEMP Stack
19 19 (21.11%) Release Management
19 19 (21.11%) nginx

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 20 (22.22%) Apache
2 19 (21.11%) nginx
3 8 (8.89%) Drupal
4 6 (6.67%) SilverStripe
5 4 (4.44%) WordPress
6 2 (2.22%) Tomcat
7 1 (1.11%) ArcGIS
7 1 (1.11%) GeoServer
7 1 (1.11%) IIS
7 1 (1.11%) Oracle SOA Suite
7 1 (1.11%) Perch
Applications
1 3 (3.33%) GIMP
1 3 (3.33%) Photoshop
2 1 (1.11%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.11%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 24 (26.67%) Magento
2 1 (1.11%) Oracle EBS R12
Cloud Services
1 14 (15.56%) Amazon AWS
2 10 (11.11%) GitHub
3 2 (2.22%) SaaS
4 1 (1.11%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 3 (3.33%) Internet
2 2 (2.22%) LAN
2 2 (2.22%) Network Security
2 2 (2.22%) WAN
3 1 (1.11%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 43 (47.78%) MySQL
2 29 (32.22%) NoSQL
3 24 (26.67%) PostgreSQL
4 22 (24.44%) MongoDB
5 18 (20.00%) Relational Database
6 17 (18.89%) CouchDB
6 17 (18.89%) Redis
7 2 (2.22%) MariaDB
8 1 (1.11%) BusinessObjects
8 1 (1.11%) Data Warehouse
8 1 (1.11%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 38 (42.22%) Git (software)
2 21 (23.33%) Subversion
3 20 (22.22%) Jenkins
3 20 (22.22%) Mercurial
4 5 (5.56%) Cucumber
4 5 (5.56%) Jasmine
4 5 (5.56%) JIRA
4 5 (5.56%) Selenium
4 5 (5.56%) WebDriver
5 4 (4.44%) Protractor
6 3 (3.33%) PHPUnit
7 1 (1.11%) Mocha
7 1 (1.11%) Visual Studio
General
1 13 (14.44%) Finance
2 11 (12.22%) Publishing
3 3 (3.33%) Retail
4 2 (2.22%) Advertising
4 2 (2.22%) Back Office
4 2 (2.22%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 75 (83.33%) Developer
2 56 (62.22%) PHP Developer
3 20 (22.22%) JavaScript Developer
4 18 (20.00%) Magento Developer
5 16 (17.78%) E-Commerce Developer
5 16 (17.78%) E-Commerce PHP Developer
5 16 (17.78%) HTML CSS Developer
5 16 (17.78%) HTML Developer
5 16 (17.78%) Node.js Developer
6 15 (16.67%) Symfony Developer
7 14 (15.56%) AWS Developer
7 14 (15.56%) PHP Magento Developer
8 13 (14.44%) Web Developer
9 12 (13.33%) PHP Symfony Developer
10 10 (11.11%) Agile Developer
10 10 (11.11%) PHP Web Developer
11 5 (5.56%) PHP Zend Developer
11 5 (5.56%) Software Developer
12 4 (4.44%) Tester
13 3 (3.33%) Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 42 (46.67%) HTML
2 40 (44.44%) CSS
3 38 (42.22%) Node.js
4 37 (41.11%) AngularJS
5 33 (36.67%) Symfony
6 29 (32.22%) Laravel
7 20 (22.22%) LAMP
8 19 (21.11%) LEMP Stack
8 19 (21.11%) Yii
9 17 (18.89%) LAPP Stack
9 17 (18.89%) Memcached
9 17 (18.89%) Web Services
10 14 (15.56%) Sass
11 13 (14.44%) CSS3
11 13 (14.44%) JSON
12 7 (7.78%) RESTful
12 7 (7.78%) XML
12 7 (7.78%) XSLT
13 6 (6.67%) XML Schema
14 5 (5.56%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 10 (11.11%) Data Structures
2 6 (6.67%) Computer Science
3 5 (5.56%) User Experience
3 5 (5.56%) Visualisation
4 3 (3.33%) Data Centre
5 2 (2.22%) Digital Media
5 2 (2.22%) Fintech
6 1 (1.11%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 24 (26.67%) Linux
2 6 (6.67%) Windows
3 2 (2.22%) Unix
3 2 (2.22%) Windows Server
4 1 (1.11%) Apple iOS
4 1 (1.11%) Mac OS
4 1 (1.11%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 48 (53.33%) Web Development
2 39 (43.33%) Agile Software Development
3 34 (37.78%) E-Commerce
4 32 (35.56%) Continuous Integration
5 27 (30.00%) MVC
6 23 (25.56%) TDD
7 19 (21.11%) Release Management
8 16 (17.78%) OO
9 15 (16.67%) Pair Programming
9 15 (16.67%) Scrum
10 13 (14.44%) Configuration Management
10 13 (14.44%) Kanban
10 13 (14.44%) Performance Tuning
10 13 (14.44%) Refactoring
10 13 (14.44%) Web Application Development
11 11 (12.22%) Automation Testing
12 10 (11.11%) API Development
12 10 (11.11%) Open Source
13 8 (8.89%) Front End Development
14 6 (6.67%) Secure Coding
Programming Languages
1 52 (57.78%) JavaScript
2 14 (15.56%) Perl
2 14 (15.56%) SQL
3 9 (10.00%) Java
4 8 (8.89%) Python
5 6 (6.67%) XPath
6 5 (5.56%) C#
7 4 (4.44%) C++
8 2 (2.22%) Ruby
8 2 (2.22%) VB
9 1 (1.11%) C
9 1 (1.11%) PowerShell
9 1 (1.11%) VBA
9 1 (1.11%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 8 (8.89%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (6.67%) QA
System Software
1 3 (3.33%) Docker
2 2 (2.22%) Postfix
2 2 (2.22%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 18 (20.00%) Ansible
2 15 (16.67%) Opscode Chef
2 15 (16.67%) Puppet
Vendors
1 22 (24.44%) Zend
2 3 (3.33%) Microsoft
3 2 (2.22%) Oracle
3 2 (2.22%) VMware
4 1 (1.11%) Apple
4 1 (1.11%) Google
4 1 (1.11%) Red Hat
4 1 (1.11%) Salesforce.com
4 1 (1.11%) SAP
Oxfordshire
Randstad Technologies
Rate: £350 - £400 per day + Flexible working from home 2-3 days
Posted: 4 days ago