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 10 December 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
10 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
PHP
Rank 29 14 41
Rank change year-on-year
-15 +27
Contract jobs citing PHP 41 53 29
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 6.63% 9.60% 3.84%
As % of the Programming Languages category 12.46% 21.20% 11.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 28 44 21
Median daily rate £400 £363 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.34% +11.53%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £301 £288 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £510 £525 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+15.38% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £20.00 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.50 £30.00 £33.50
% change year-on-year
-15.00% -10.44%
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
329 250 253
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 53.24% 45.29% 33.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 243 196 180
Median daily rate £466 £404 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.41% +0.93%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £304 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £520 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £393 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 14 5
Median hourly rate £36.50 £55.00 £40.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-33.63% +35.80%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £38.50 £35.18
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +9.45%

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 10 December 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 10 December 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 -7 27 £350 -12.50% 12
Thame - 2 £375 -
Kidlington - 1 £425 -
PHP
South East

PHP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire

For the 6 months to 10 December 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 56 (58.95%) Web Development
1 56 (58.95%) JavaScript
2 48 (50.53%) HTML
3 46 (48.42%) CSS
4 42 (44.21%) MySQL
5 40 (42.11%) E-Commerce
5 40 (42.11%) Agile Software Development
5 40 (42.11%) AngularJS
6 38 (40.00%) Node.js
6 38 (40.00%) Git (software)
7 37 (38.95%) Continuous Integration
8 36 (37.89%) NoSQL
9 33 (34.74%) Symfony
10 30 (31.58%) MVC
10 30 (31.58%) Linux
10 30 (31.58%) Laravel
11 26 (27.37%) Magento
11 26 (27.37%) PostgreSQL
12 25 (26.32%) TDD
12 25 (26.32%) MongoDB
13 24 (25.26%) Ansible
13 24 (25.26%) Subversion
14 23 (24.21%) LAMP
14 23 (24.21%) Zend
14 23 (24.21%) Apache
14 23 (24.21%) Mercurial
15 22 (23.16%) LEMP Stack
15 22 (23.16%) nginx
16 21 (22.11%) Puppet
16 21 (22.11%) Opscode Chef

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 23 (24.21%) Apache
2 22 (23.16%) nginx
3 7 (7.37%) Drupal
3 7 (7.37%) WordPress
4 5 (5.26%) SilverStripe
5 2 (2.11%) Tomcat
6 1 (1.05%) ArcGIS
6 1 (1.05%) GeoServer
6 1 (1.05%) IIS
6 1 (1.05%) Oracle SOA Suite
6 1 (1.05%) Perch
Applications
1 3 (3.16%) GIMP
1 3 (3.16%) Photoshop
2 1 (1.05%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.05%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 26 (27.37%) Magento
2 1 (1.05%) Oracle EBS R12
Cloud Services
1 18 (18.95%) Amazon AWS
2 9 (9.47%) GitHub
3 2 (2.11%) SaaS
4 1 (1.05%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 6 (6.32%) Internet
2 4 (4.21%) DNS
3 3 (3.16%) DHCP
4 2 (2.11%) LAN
4 2 (2.11%) Network Security
4 2 (2.11%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 42 (44.21%) MySQL
2 36 (37.89%) NoSQL
3 26 (27.37%) PostgreSQL
4 25 (26.32%) MongoDB
5 21 (22.11%) Relational Database
6 20 (21.05%) CouchDB
6 20 (21.05%) Redis
7 2 (2.11%) MariaDB
8 1 (1.05%) BusinessObjects
8 1 (1.05%) Data Warehouse
8 1 (1.05%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 38 (40.00%) Git (software)
2 24 (25.26%) Subversion
3 23 (24.21%) Mercurial
4 21 (22.11%) Jenkins
5 4 (4.21%) JIRA
6 3 (3.16%) Cucumber
6 3 (3.16%) Jasmine
6 3 (3.16%) PHPUnit
6 3 (3.16%) Selenium
6 3 (3.16%) WebDriver
7 2 (2.11%) Protractor
8 1 (1.05%) Visual Studio
General
1 15 (15.79%) Publishing
2 11 (11.58%) Finance
3 3 (3.16%) Marketing
3 3 (3.16%) Retail
4 2 (2.11%) Advertising
4 2 (2.11%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 79 (83.16%) Developer
2 58 (61.05%) PHP Developer
3 24 (25.26%) JavaScript Developer
4 23 (24.21%) E-Commerce Developer
4 23 (24.21%) E-Commerce PHP Developer
5 20 (21.05%) HTML CSS Developer
5 20 (21.05%) HTML Developer
5 20 (21.05%) Magento Developer
5 20 (21.05%) Node.js Developer
6 18 (18.95%) AWS Developer
6 18 (18.95%) Web Developer
7 17 (17.89%) PHP Magento Developer
8 15 (15.79%) Symfony Developer
9 14 (14.74%) Agile Developer
9 14 (14.74%) PHP Web Developer
10 12 (12.63%) PHP Symfony Developer
11 6 (6.32%) E-Commerce Web Developer
12 5 (5.26%) Linux Administrator
12 5 (5.26%) Linux Systems Administrator
12 5 (5.26%) PHP Zend Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 48 (50.53%) HTML
2 46 (48.42%) CSS
3 40 (42.11%) AngularJS
4 38 (40.00%) Node.js
5 33 (34.74%) Symfony
6 30 (31.58%) Laravel
7 23 (24.21%) LAMP
8 22 (23.16%) LEMP Stack
9 21 (22.11%) Web Services
10 20 (21.05%) LAPP Stack
10 20 (21.05%) Memcached
10 20 (21.05%) Yii
11 18 (18.95%) Sass
12 17 (17.89%) CSS3
12 17 (17.89%) JSON
13 8 (8.42%) jQuery
14 7 (7.37%) RESTful
15 6 (6.32%) XML
15 6 (6.32%) XSLT
16 5 (5.26%) XML Schema
Miscellaneous
1 10 (10.53%) Data Structures
2 5 (5.26%) Computer Science
2 5 (5.26%) Data Centre
3 3 (3.16%) User Experience
3 3 (3.16%) Visualisation
4 2 (2.11%) Digital Media
4 2 (2.11%) Fintech
5 1 (1.05%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 30 (31.58%) Linux
2 6 (6.32%) Windows
3 2 (2.11%) CentOS
3 2 (2.11%) Ubuntu
3 2 (2.11%) Unix
3 2 (2.11%) Windows Server
4 1 (1.05%) Apple iOS
4 1 (1.05%) Mac OS
4 1 (1.05%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 56 (58.95%) Web Development
2 40 (42.11%) Agile Software Development
2 40 (42.11%) E-Commerce
3 37 (38.95%) Continuous Integration
4 30 (31.58%) MVC
5 25 (26.32%) TDD
6 21 (22.11%) Release Management
7 19 (20.00%) OO
8 18 (18.95%) Pair Programming
8 18 (18.95%) Scrum
9 17 (17.89%) Kanban
10 16 (16.84%) Configuration Management
10 16 (16.84%) Performance Tuning
10 16 (16.84%) Refactoring
10 16 (16.84%) Web Application Development
11 15 (15.79%) Automation Testing
12 14 (14.74%) API Development
12 14 (14.74%) Open Source
13 7 (7.37%) Front End Development
14 5 (5.26%) Secure Coding
Programming Languages
1 56 (58.95%) JavaScript
2 16 (16.84%) Perl
3 14 (14.74%) SQL
4 11 (11.58%) Python
5 9 (9.47%) Java
6 5 (5.26%) C#
6 5 (5.26%) Ruby
6 5 (5.26%) XPath
7 4 (4.21%) C++
8 2 (2.11%) VB
9 1 (1.05%) C
9 1 (1.05%) PowerShell
9 1 (1.05%) VBA
9 1 (1.05%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 7 (7.37%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (5.26%) QA
System Software
1 5 (5.26%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (3.16%) Docker
3 2 (2.11%) Postfix
Systems Management
1 24 (25.26%) Ansible
2 21 (22.11%) Opscode Chef
2 21 (22.11%) Puppet
Vendors
1 23 (24.21%) Zend
2 5 (5.26%) VMware
3 3 (3.16%) Microsoft
4 2 (2.11%) Oracle
5 1 (1.05%) Apple
5 1 (1.05%) Google
5 1 (1.05%) Red Hat
5 1 (1.05%) Salesforce.com
5 1 (1.05%) SAP
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