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 28 August 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
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
PHP
Rank 13 23 19
Rank change year-on-year
+10 -4
Contract jobs citing PHP 67 28 33
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 9.38% 5.31% 6.95%
As % of the Programming Languages category 21.75% 15.91% 19.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 55 14 27
Average daily rate
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£350 £305 £240
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.75% +27.08%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £238 £189 £150
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £350 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £325 £288
% change year-on-year
-7.69% +13.04%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 2 0
Average hourly rate £39.00 £17.40 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+124.13% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.75 £33.78 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-44.48% +22.81%
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
308 176 166
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 43.14% 33.40% 34.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 250 112 97
Average daily rate £400 £325 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+23.07% -3.70%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £250 £160
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £425 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £370 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+5.71% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 9 7
Average hourly rate £39.00 £23.75 £31.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+64.21% -24.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.50 £13.19 £27.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £31.38 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £38.50 £35.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+10.00% +2.94%

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 28 August 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
Hourly Rate Histogram in Oxfordshire

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing PHP across the Oxfordshire region over the 3 months to 28 August 2015.

PHP Hourly Rate Histogram 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 28 August 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 +11 45 £400 +27.49% 4
Witney - 4 £260 -
Banbury 0 1 £250 -
Kidlington - 1 - -
PHP
South East

PHP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 83 (78.30%) JavaScript
2 65 (61.32%) HTML
3 54 (50.94%) CSS
4 49 (46.23%) MySQL
5 37 (34.91%) Git (software)
6 36 (33.96%) E-Commerce
7 32 (30.19%) Sass
8 29 (27.36%) Magento
8 29 (27.36%) Agile Software Development
9 28 (26.42%) JSON
10 27 (25.47%) Node.js
11 22 (20.75%) AngularJS
12 21 (19.81%) HTML5
12 21 (19.81%) Apache
13 20 (18.87%) OO
14 19 (17.92%) OOP
14 19 (17.92%) Drupal
15 18 (16.98%) Linux
16 17 (16.04%) Laravel
16 17 (16.04%) Amazon AWS
17 15 (14.15%) jQuery
18 14 (13.21%) TDD
18 14 (13.21%) MongoDB
18 14 (13.21%) RabbitMQ
18 14 (13.21%) Twitter Bootstrap
19 13 (12.26%) Grunt
19 13 (12.26%) OO PHP
20 12 (11.32%) Bower
20 12 (11.32%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
20 12 (11.32%) Elasticsearch

PHP
Top Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 (25.47%) Node.js
2 21 (19.81%) Apache
3 19 (17.92%) Drupal
4 12 (11.32%) Elasticsearch
5 9 (8.49%) CMS
6 2 (1.89%) SharePoint
6 2 (1.89%) BizTalk Server
7 1 (0.94%) Apache Solr
7 1 (0.94%) Moodle
Applications
1 5 (4.72%) Photoshop
2 3 (2.83%) Adobe Illustrator
Business Applications
1 29 (27.36%) Magento
2 2 (1.89%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 17 (16.04%) Amazon AWS
2 12 (11.32%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
3 4 (3.77%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (0.94%) IaaS
4 1 (0.94%) Amazon ElastiCache
Communications & Networking
1 5 (4.72%) Network Security
2 4 (3.77%) Firewall
2 4 (3.77%) SAN
3 1 (0.94%) Internet
3 1 (0.94%) SMTP
3 1 (0.94%) TCP/IP
3 1 (0.94%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 49 (46.23%) MySQL
2 14 (13.21%) MongoDB
3 12 (11.32%) Redis
4 9 (8.49%) NoSQL
5 7 (6.60%) Big Data
6 3 (2.83%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 1 (0.94%) SQL Server
7 1 (0.94%) DataStage
Development Applications
1 37 (34.91%) Git (software)
2 13 (12.26%) Grunt
3 12 (11.32%) Bower
4 9 (8.49%) Subversion
4 9 (8.49%) PHPUnit
5 8 (7.55%) Bitbucket
5 8 (7.55%) Jenkins
General
1 8 (7.55%) Publishing
2 1 (0.94%) Games
2 1 (0.94%) Finance
Job Titles
1 92 (86.79%) Developer
2 39 (36.79%) PHP Developer
3 21 (19.81%) Web Developer
4 18 (16.98%) Magento Developer
5 10 (9.43%) Full Stack Developer
6 9 (8.49%) Drupal Developer
7 8 (7.55%) PHP Web Developer
7 8 (7.55%) Front-End Developer
8 7 (6.60%) Analyst
9 6 (5.66%) JavaScript Developer
10 5 (4.72%) LAMP Developer
10 5 (4.72%) PHP LAMP Developer
10 5 (4.72%) Front-End Web Developer
11 4 (3.77%) Infrastructure Engineer
12 3 (2.83%) Solutions Designer
12 3 (2.83%) Business Analyst
12 3 (2.83%) Junior
12 3 (2.83%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
12 3 (2.83%) Junior Developer
12 3 (2.83%) Junior Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 65 (61.32%) HTML
2 54 (50.94%) CSS
3 32 (30.19%) Sass
4 28 (26.42%) JSON
5 22 (20.75%) AngularJS
6 21 (19.81%) HTML5
7 17 (16.04%) Laravel
8 15 (14.15%) jQuery
9 14 (13.21%) Twitter Bootstrap
9 14 (13.21%) RabbitMQ
10 12 (11.32%) LAMP
11 10 (9.43%) XML
12 8 (7.55%) Symfony
13 7 (6.60%) Web Services
14 6 (5.66%) Dojo
15 5 (4.72%) CodeIgniter
15 5 (4.72%) XHTML
16 4 (3.77%) .NET
16 4 (3.77%) Yii
16 4 (3.77%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 7 (6.60%) Semantic Web
2 6 (5.66%) Blog
3 5 (4.72%) User Experience
4 4 (3.77%) Analytical Skills
4 4 (3.77%) Public Cloud
4 4 (3.77%) Data Centre
5 2 (1.89%) Computer Science
6 1 (0.94%) Social Gaming
6 1 (0.94%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 18 (16.98%) Linux
2 4 (3.77%) Windows
2 4 (3.77%) CentOS
2 4 (3.77%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (0.94%) Apple iOS
3 1 (0.94%) UNIX
3 1 (0.94%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 36 (33.96%) E-Commerce
2 29 (27.36%) Agile Software Development
3 20 (18.87%) OO
4 19 (17.92%) OOP
5 14 (13.21%) TDD
6 13 (12.26%) OO PHP
7 11 (10.38%) Continuous Delivery
8 8 (7.55%) Scrum
8 8 (7.55%) Continuous Integration
8 8 (7.55%) Automated Testing
9 7 (6.60%) Pair Programming
9 7 (6.60%) Kanban
9 7 (6.60%) Open Source
10 6 (5.66%) API Development
10 6 (5.66%) Software Engineering
11 4 (3.77%) Web Development
11 4 (3.77%) Load Balancing
11 4 (3.77%) Unit Testing
11 4 (3.77%) MVC
11 4 (3.77%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 83 (78.30%) JavaScript
2 9 (8.49%) Python
3 8 (7.55%) Shell Script
4 7 (6.60%) SQL
5 6 (5.66%) C#
5 6 (5.66%) Java
5 6 (5.66%) Perl
6 4 (3.77%) PHP5
6 4 (3.77%) PowerShell
7 2 (1.89%) T-SQL
7 2 (1.89%) VB.NET
7 2 (1.89%) Ruby
8 1 (0.94%) VBA
8 1 (0.94%) C
8 1 (0.94%) C++
8 1 (0.94%) Scala
8 1 (0.94%) Apex Code
8 1 (0.94%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 3 (2.83%) Degree
2 1 (0.94%) SC Cleared
2 1 (0.94%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (5.66%) QA
System Software
1 11 (10.38%) Docker
2 4 (3.77%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (0.94%) Snort
Systems Management
1 6 (5.66%) Puppet
2 5 (4.72%) Vagrant
2 5 (4.72%) Nagios
3 4 (3.77%) Cacti
3 4 (3.77%) Icinga
4 1 (0.94%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (0.94%) Ansible
Vendors
1 4 (3.77%) Dell
1 4 (3.77%) CommVault
1 4 (3.77%) Red Hat
1 4 (3.77%) VMware
1 4 (3.77%) SolarWinds
2 3 (2.83%) Google
3 1 (0.94%) Zend
3 1 (0.94%) Twitter
3 1 (0.94%) Salesforce.com
3 1 (0.94%) Perforce
3 1 (0.94%) Ab Initio
3 1 (0.94%) Informatica
3 1 (0.94%) SAP
3 1 (0.94%) Adobe
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