The first table below looks at the demand 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 23 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Programming Languages category for the Oxfordshire region.

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
23 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
PHP
Rank 27 21 35
Rank change year-on-year
-6 +14
Contract jobs citing PHP 24 26 18
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 4.94% 5.34% 3.38%
As % of the Programming Languages category 15.58% 17.93% 9.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 21 9
Average daily rate
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£338 £250 £288
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+35.00% -13.04%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £196 £165 £195
10% offered a daily rate of more than £485 £350 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £275 £275
% change year-on-year
+18.18% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 1
Average hourly rate £12.30 - £16.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.50 £22.66 £18.00
% change year-on-year
+34.59% +25.88%
Programming Languages Category
Oxfordshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
154 145 199
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 31.69% 29.77% 37.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 95 78 103
Average daily rate £325 £325 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £234 £190 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £475 £526
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 3 10
Average hourly rate £28.75 £15.50 £25.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+85.48% -38.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.30 £14.00 £16.61
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £29.50 £45.00 £34.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £35.00
PHP
South East

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 23 July 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 23 July 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 -6 9 £350 +42.85% 8
Abingdon - 4 - - 2
Henley-on-Thames 0 3 £230 +39.39% 2
Banbury - 1 - -
Faringdon - - - -
Wallingford - - - -
Witney - - - -
Eynsham - - - -
PHP
South East

PHP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire

For the 6 months to 23 July 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 25 (51.02%) HTML
1 25 (51.02%) JavaScript
2 24 (48.98%) MySQL
2 24 (48.98%) CSS
3 18 (36.73%) E-Commerce
4 15 (30.61%) Drupal
5 14 (28.57%) CMS
5 14 (28.57%) LAMP
6 12 (24.49%) Apache
6 12 (24.49%) WordPress
7 11 (22.45%) MVC
8 10 (20.41%) Git (software)
9 9 (18.37%) Agile Software Development
9 9 (18.37%) OO
10 7 (14.29%) Python
10 7 (14.29%) Web Design
10 7 (14.29%) Subversion
11 6 (12.24%) PHP5
11 6 (12.24%) jQuery
11 6 (12.24%) Migration
11 6 (12.24%) Shell Script
11 6 (12.24%) Linux
12 5 (10.20%) UNIX
12 5 (10.20%) XML
12 5 (10.20%) Continuous Integration
12 5 (10.20%) HTML5
12 5 (10.20%) Puppet
12 5 (10.20%) OO PHP
12 5 (10.20%) DevOps
13 4 (8.16%) Relational Database

PHP
Top Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 23 July 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 15 (30.61%) Drupal
2 14 (28.57%) CMS
3 12 (24.49%) Apache
3 12 (24.49%) WordPress
4 4 (8.16%) Joomla!
5 3 (6.12%) uWSGI
6 1 (2.04%) nginx
6 1 (2.04%) Apache Solr
6 1 (2.04%) Moodle
6 1 (2.04%) Confluence
6 1 (2.04%) Node.js
6 1 (2.04%) concrete5
Applications
1 2 (4.08%) Photoshop
1 2 (4.08%) Fireworks
2 1 (2.04%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 2 (4.08%) Google Analytics
1 2 (4.08%) Magento
2 1 (2.04%) Oracle CRM
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.04%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.04%) RFID
1 1 (2.04%) NFC
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (48.98%) MySQL
2 4 (8.16%) Relational Database
3 3 (6.12%) PostgreSQL
4 1 (2.04%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 10 (20.41%) Git (software)
2 7 (14.29%) Subversion
3 3 (6.12%) Jenkins
4 2 (4.08%) Mercurial
5 1 (2.04%) PHPUnit
5 1 (2.04%) Balsamiq Mockups
5 1 (2.04%) JIRA
General
1 4 (8.16%) Marketing
2 1 (2.04%) Finance
2 1 (2.04%) Publishing
2 1 (2.04%) Games
2 1 (2.04%) Retail
Job Titles
1 37 (75.51%) Developer
2 25 (51.02%) PHP Developer
3 7 (14.29%) Drupal Developer
3 7 (14.29%) WordPress Developer
4 6 (12.24%) PHP MySQL Developer
5 5 (10.20%) PHP LAMP Developer
5 5 (10.20%) Front-End Developer
6 4 (8.16%) Web Developer
7 3 (6.12%) Development Engineer
7 3 (6.12%) Operations Engineer
7 3 (6.12%) DevOps Engineer
8 2 (4.08%) OO PHP Developer
8 2 (4.08%) UI Programmer
8 2 (4.08%) PHP Drupal Developer
8 2 (4.08%) UI Developer
8 2 (4.08%) LAMP Developer
8 2 (4.08%) Digital Project Manager
8 2 (4.08%) Project Manager
8 2 (4.08%) PHP Programmer
8 2 (4.08%) Web Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (51.02%) HTML
2 24 (48.98%) CSS
3 14 (28.57%) LAMP
4 6 (12.24%) jQuery
5 5 (10.20%) XML
5 5 (10.20%) HTML5
6 4 (8.16%) JSON
7 3 (6.12%) Ajax
7 3 (6.12%) ODBC
7 3 (6.12%) CodeIgniter
7 3 (6.12%) CSS3
7 3 (6.12%) Regular Expression
7 3 (6.12%) WSGI
8 2 (4.08%) .NET
8 2 (4.08%) Symfony
9 1 (2.04%) JSTL
9 1 (2.04%) MooTools
9 1 (2.04%) WAMP
9 1 (2.04%) OAuth
9 1 (2.04%) JSP
Miscellaneous
1 2 (4.08%) Computer Science
1 2 (4.08%) Open Source
1 2 (4.08%) Mobile App
2 1 (2.04%) Client/Server
2 1 (2.04%) SCORM
2 1 (2.04%) Social Media
2 1 (2.04%) Kinect
Operating Systems
1 6 (12.24%) Linux
2 5 (10.20%) UNIX
3 2 (4.08%) Apple iOS
4 1 (2.04%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (36.73%) E-Commerce
2 11 (22.45%) MVC
3 9 (18.37%) Agile Software Development
3 9 (18.37%) OO
4 7 (14.29%) Web Design
5 6 (12.24%) Migration
6 5 (10.20%) Continuous Integration
6 5 (10.20%) OO PHP
6 5 (10.20%) DevOps
7 4 (8.16%) Stakeholder Management
8 3 (6.12%) Web Development
9 2 (4.08%) Project Planning
9 2 (4.08%) Digital Marketing
9 2 (4.08%) Change Control
9 2 (4.08%) Analytics
9 2 (4.08%) TDD
9 2 (4.08%) CRM
9 2 (4.08%) PRINCE2
9 2 (4.08%) UML
9 2 (4.08%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 25 (51.02%) JavaScript
2 7 (14.29%) Python
3 6 (12.24%) Shell Script
3 6 (12.24%) PHP5
4 4 (8.16%) SQL
5 3 (6.12%) Java
6 2 (4.08%) PHP4
7 1 (2.04%) C#
7 1 (2.04%) Ruby
7 1 (2.04%) ECMAScript
Qualifications
1 2 (4.08%) PRINCE2 Certification
1 2 (4.08%) Degree
System Software
1 3 (6.12%) Shibboleth
Systems Management
1 5 (10.20%) Puppet
2 1 (2.04%) Vagrant
Vendors
1 2 (4.08%) Oracle
1 2 (4.08%) Google
1 2 (4.08%) Zend
2 1 (2.04%) Facebook
2 1 (2.04%) Twitter
2 1 (2.04%) SAP
2 1 (2.04%) Adobe
2 1 (2.04%) JD Edwards
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