The table below looks at the statistics 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 30 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in 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.

Location
3 months to
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
PHP
Rank 24 26 35
Rank change year-on-year
+2 +9
Contract jobs citing PHP 38 18 17
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 5.99% 4.40% 3.73%
As % of the Programming Languages category 18.10% 14.88% 8.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 12 10
Average daily rate
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£275 £300 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.33% -14.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £244 £298
10% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £350 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £300 £283
% change year-on-year
+8.33% +6.19%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Average hourly rate £14.50 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.35 £21.00 £31.50
% change year-on-year
+6.42% -33.33%
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
210 121 200
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 33.12% 29.58% 43.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 139 67 116
Average daily rate £400 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £224 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £528 £425 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 1 8
Average hourly rate £18.50 £33.75 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-45.18% +12.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.50 £33.75 £18.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £27.50 £33.75 £37.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.50 £33.53 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+5.89% -4.21%

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 30 January 2015.

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 30 January 2015. 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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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 -1 24 £325 +8.33% 11
Thame - - - -
Wallingford - - - - 2
Witney - - - - 4
Abingdon - - - - 5
Faringdon - - - -
Henley-on-Thames - - - -
PHP
South East

PHP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, 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 38 (52.78%) MySQL
2 32 (44.44%) JavaScript
3 28 (38.89%) HTML
4 27 (37.50%) CSS
4 27 (37.50%) UNIX
4 27 (37.50%) Apache
5 26 (36.11%) Python
6 25 (34.72%) Git (software)
7 21 (29.17%) Continuous Integration
8 17 (23.61%) Linux
9 16 (22.22%) Puppet
10 15 (20.83%) DevOps
10 15 (20.83%) Shell Script
11 14 (19.44%) Drupal
11 14 (19.44%) Agile Software Development
11 14 (19.44%) Jenkins
12 13 (18.06%) Shibboleth
12 13 (18.06%) Regular Expression
12 13 (18.06%) Subversion
12 13 (18.06%) Software Engineering
12 13 (18.06%) PostgreSQL
13 12 (16.67%) Ajax
13 12 (16.67%) Web Development
14 11 (15.28%) Symfony
14 11 (15.28%) jQuery
14 11 (15.28%) CMS
14 11 (15.28%) LAMP
14 11 (15.28%) Laravel
14 11 (15.28%) WSGI
14 11 (15.28%) uWSGI

PHP
Top Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, 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 27 (37.50%) Apache
2 14 (19.44%) Drupal
3 11 (15.28%) CMS
3 11 (15.28%) uWSGI
4 9 (12.50%) Node.js
5 1 (1.39%) MODX
5 1 (1.39%) IIS
5 1 (1.39%) ExpressionEngine
5 1 (1.39%) Liferay
5 1 (1.39%) WordPress
5 1 (1.39%) Umbraco
Applications
1 2 (2.78%) Adobe Creative Suite
2 1 (1.39%) Adobe Illustrator
Business Applications
1 1 (1.39%) Tridion
1 1 (1.39%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.78%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (2.78%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 38 (52.78%) MySQL
2 13 (18.06%) PostgreSQL
3 8 (11.11%) NoSQL
4 6 (8.33%) Big Data
5 5 (6.94%) MongoDB
5 5 (6.94%) Hadoop
6 1 (1.39%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 25 (34.72%) Git (software)
2 14 (19.44%) Jenkins
3 13 (18.06%) Subversion
4 7 (9.72%) JIRA
4 7 (9.72%) Selenium
5 3 (4.17%) PHPUnit
6 2 (2.78%) Xdebug
7 1 (1.39%) Mercurial
7 1 (1.39%) WebDriver
7 1 (1.39%) Dreamweaver
General
1 4 (5.56%) Finance
2 1 (1.39%) Telecoms
2 1 (1.39%) Financial Institution
2 1 (1.39%) Banking
Job Titles
1 46 (63.89%) Developer
2 23 (31.94%) PHP Developer
3 8 (11.11%) Web Developer
4 7 (9.72%) DevOps Engineer
5 6 (8.33%) Linux Administrator
5 6 (8.33%) Linux Systems Administrator
5 6 (8.33%) Systems Administrator
5 6 (8.33%) Senior Developer
5 6 (8.33%) Administrator
6 5 (6.94%) Senior Architect
6 5 (6.94%) Big Data Architect
6 5 (6.94%) Data Architect
6 5 (6.94%) Architect
6 5 (6.94%) Front-End Developer
6 5 (6.94%) Senior Data Architect
7 4 (5.56%) Applications Developer
7 4 (5.56%) Analyst
8 3 (4.17%) Support Analyst
8 3 (4.17%) Front-End Web Developer
8 3 (4.17%) Drupal Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 28 (38.89%) HTML
2 27 (37.50%) CSS
3 13 (18.06%) Regular Expression
4 12 (16.67%) Ajax
5 11 (15.28%) Symfony
5 11 (15.28%) jQuery
5 11 (15.28%) LAMP
5 11 (15.28%) Laravel
5 11 (15.28%) WSGI
6 10 (13.89%) AngularJS
7 9 (12.50%) HTML5
8 8 (11.11%) CSS3
9 7 (9.72%) Backbone.js
9 7 (9.72%) ODBC
10 6 (8.33%) Twitter Bootstrap
11 5 (6.94%) Ember.js
11 5 (6.94%) .NET
11 5 (6.94%) .NET Framework
11 5 (6.94%) CodeIgniter
11 5 (6.94%) Django
Miscellaneous
1 6 (8.33%) Wiki
2 4 (5.56%) Open Source
3 3 (4.17%) GIS
4 2 (2.78%) Mobile App
5 1 (1.39%) User Experience
5 1 (1.39%) Clustering
5 1 (1.39%) Mathematics
5 1 (1.39%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 27 (37.50%) UNIX
2 17 (23.61%) Linux
3 1 (1.39%) Windows
3 1 (1.39%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (29.17%) Continuous Integration
2 15 (20.83%) DevOps
3 14 (19.44%) Agile Software Development
4 13 (18.06%) Software Engineering
5 12 (16.67%) Web Development
6 9 (12.50%) OO
6 9 (12.50%) TDD
7 8 (11.11%) E-Commerce
8 7 (9.72%) Project Management
8 7 (9.72%) MVC
9 6 (8.33%) Scrum
9 6 (8.33%) BDD
10 5 (6.94%) Analytics
10 5 (6.94%) Migration
10 5 (6.94%) Content Management
11 4 (5.56%) Stakeholder Management
11 4 (5.56%) OOP
11 4 (5.56%) Web Application Development
12 3 (4.17%) OO PHP
13 2 (2.78%) Automated Testing
Programming Languages
1 32 (44.44%) JavaScript
2 26 (36.11%) Python
3 15 (20.83%) Shell Script
4 7 (9.72%) Java
5 6 (8.33%) C#
5 6 (8.33%) Bash Shell
6 5 (6.94%) C++
6 5 (6.94%) Scala
7 4 (5.56%) PHP5
8 2 (2.78%) Perl
8 2 (2.78%) SQL
9 1 (1.39%) Objective-C
9 1 (1.39%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 7 (9.72%) Degree
2 1 (1.39%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (4.17%) QA
System Software
1 13 (18.06%) Shibboleth
Systems Management
1 16 (22.22%) Puppet
2 1 (1.39%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 10 (13.89%) Twitter
2 2 (2.78%) Zend
2 2 (2.78%) Adobe
3 1 (1.39%) Facebook
3 1 (1.39%) Oracle
3 1 (1.39%) Red Hat
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