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 30 May 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
30 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
PHP
Rank 17 25 27
Rank change year-on-year
+8 +2
Contract jobs citing PHP 50 41 22
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 8.49% 5.53% 4.44%
As % of the Programming Languages category 20.08% 15.19% 13.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 40 27 17
Median daily rate £400 £350 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% +16.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £248 £265 £226
10% offered a daily rate of more than £616 £450 £410
UK excluding London median daily rate £338 £315 £338
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.75 £22.50 £37.15
% change year-on-year
-30.00% -39.42%
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
249 270 160
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 42.28% 36.39% 32.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 199 200 102
Median daily rate £390 £425 £320
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.23% +32.81%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £530 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £343
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +2.18%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 2 1
Median hourly rate £11.00 £20.00 £42.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-45.00% -52.94%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £36.50 £36.00
% change year-on-year
+2.73% +1.38%

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 30 May 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 30 May 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 +15 26 £400 +18.51% 6
Faringdon 0 2 £350 +27.27%
Abingdon - 1 £175 - 1
Kidlington - 1 £450 -
PHP
South East

PHP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire

For the 6 months to 30 May 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 72 (80.00%) HTML
2 64 (71.11%) CSS
3 60 (66.67%) JavaScript
4 34 (37.78%) Agile Software Development
4 34 (37.78%) Web Development
5 28 (31.11%) Amazon AWS
6 27 (30.00%) Linux
7 26 (28.89%) AngularJS
8 24 (26.67%) Web Services
9 23 (25.56%) TDD
10 21 (23.33%) MySQL
11 20 (22.22%) Publishing
11 20 (22.22%) Git (software)
11 20 (22.22%) NoSQL
12 19 (21.11%) Node.js
12 19 (21.11%) Java
13 18 (20.00%) Continuous Integration
13 18 (20.00%) HTML5
14 16 (17.78%) C#
14 16 (17.78%) C++
14 16 (17.78%) E-Commerce
15 15 (16.67%) Windows
15 15 (16.67%) jQuery
15 15 (16.67%) Open Source
15 15 (16.67%) Magento
16 14 (15.56%) Windows Server
17 13 (14.44%) Kanban
17 13 (14.44%) XML
18 12 (13.33%) Oracle
18 12 (13.33%) JSON

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 19 (21.11%) Node.js
2 10 (11.11%) CMS
3 9 (10.00%) Tomcat
4 8 (8.89%) Apache Solr
4 8 (8.89%) IIS
5 5 (5.56%) Drupal
6 4 (4.44%) WordPress
7 3 (3.33%) Apache
8 1 (1.11%) Elasticsearch
8 1 (1.11%) SharePoint
Business Applications
1 15 (16.67%) Magento
2 6 (6.67%) Oracle EBS R12
3 1 (1.11%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 28 (31.11%) Amazon AWS
2 9 (10.00%) Amazon EC2
3 8 (8.89%) Adobe Analytics
3 8 (8.89%) Google Analytics
3 8 (8.89%) Google Tag Manager
4 4 (4.44%) SaaS
5 1 (1.11%) GitHub
5 1 (1.11%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 10 (11.11%) Intranet
2 5 (5.56%) LAN
2 5 (5.56%) WAN
3 1 (1.11%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (23.33%) MySQL
2 20 (22.22%) NoSQL
3 8 (8.89%) Relational Database
4 3 (3.33%) SQL Server
5 2 (2.22%) PostgreSQL
6 1 (1.11%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 20 (22.22%) Git (software)
2 12 (13.33%) Subversion
3 10 (11.11%) Team Foundation Server
3 10 (11.11%) Visual Studio
4 7 (7.78%) PHPUnit
5 6 (6.67%) Vagrant
6 2 (2.22%) Eclipse
7 1 (1.11%) Bower
7 1 (1.11%) Grunt
7 1 (1.11%) Selenium
General
1 20 (22.22%) Publishing
2 6 (6.67%) Back Office
3 4 (4.44%) Finance
4 2 (2.22%) Marketing
5 1 (1.11%) Billing
Job Titles
1 71 (78.89%) Developer
2 54 (60.00%) PHP Developer
3 27 (30.00%) JavaScript Developer
4 26 (28.89%) HTML Developer
5 25 (27.78%) HTML CSS Developer
6 23 (25.56%) Web Developer
7 17 (18.89%) Node.js Developer
7 17 (18.89%) PHP Web Developer
8 14 (15.56%) Agile Developer
9 13 (14.44%) Magento Developer
9 13 (14.44%) PHP Magento Developer
10 11 (12.22%) Angular Developer
10 11 (12.22%) AWS Developer
10 11 (12.22%) E-Commerce Developer
10 11 (12.22%) E-Commerce PHP Developer
10 11 (12.22%) E-Commerce Web Developer
11 9 (10.00%) Architect
11 9 (10.00%) Technical Architect
12 8 (8.89%) Full Stack Developer
13 5 (5.56%) AWS Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 72 (80.00%) HTML
2 64 (71.11%) CSS
3 26 (28.89%) AngularJS
4 24 (26.67%) Web Services
5 18 (20.00%) HTML5
6 15 (16.67%) jQuery
7 13 (14.44%) XML
8 12 (13.33%) JSON
8 12 (13.33%) Sass
9 10 (11.11%) CSS3
9 10 (11.11%) XSLT
10 9 (10.00%) Symfony
11 8 (8.89%) .NET
12 7 (7.78%) Middleware
12 7 (7.78%) RESTful
12 7 (7.78%) Spring
13 6 (6.67%) CodeIgniter
14 5 (5.56%) Classic ASP
14 5 (5.56%) Laravel
14 5 (5.56%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 7 (7.78%) Data Centre
2 6 (6.67%) Computer Science
3 5 (5.56%) e-Learning
4 4 (4.44%) User Experience
5 3 (3.33%) Management Information System
6 2 (2.22%) Fintech
7 1 (1.11%) Data Structures
7 1 (1.11%) Digital Media
Operating Systems
1 27 (30.00%) Linux
2 15 (16.67%) Windows
3 14 (15.56%) Windows Server
4 9 (10.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 6 (6.67%) Unix
6 2 (2.22%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 34 (37.78%) Agile Software Development
1 34 (37.78%) Web Development
2 23 (25.56%) TDD
3 18 (20.00%) Continuous Integration
4 16 (17.78%) E-Commerce
5 15 (16.67%) Open Source
6 13 (14.44%) Kanban
7 12 (13.33%) Automation Testing
7 12 (13.33%) MVC
7 12 (13.33%) Scrum
8 11 (12.22%) API Development
8 11 (12.22%) Pair Programming
9 10 (11.11%) Content Management
10 8 (8.89%) Analytics
10 8 (8.89%) Front End Development
10 8 (8.89%) Migration
10 8 (8.89%) SEO
10 8 (8.89%) Tag Management
11 7 (7.78%) Software Engineering
11 7 (7.78%) Web Application Development
Programming Languages
1 60 (66.67%) JavaScript
2 19 (21.11%) Java
3 16 (17.78%) C#
3 16 (17.78%) C++
4 8 (8.89%) PHP 5
5 5 (5.56%) Perl
5 5 (5.56%) Python
6 3 (3.33%) SQL
7 2 (2.22%) VB
7 2 (2.22%) VBA
8 1 (1.11%) C
8 1 (1.11%) PHP 4
8 1 (1.11%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 4 (4.44%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.11%) QA
System Software
1 2 (2.22%) Docker
Systems Management
1 7 (7.78%) Puppet
2 1 (1.11%) Ansible
2 1 (1.11%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 12 (13.33%) Oracle
2 9 (10.00%) Red Hat
3 8 (8.89%) Adobe
3 8 (8.89%) Google
4 3 (3.33%) Perforce
4 3 (3.33%) SAP
4 3 (3.33%) Zend
5 1 (1.11%) Microsoft
5 1 (1.11%) New Relic