The median contractor rate for a PHP Developer was £401 per day in advertised job vacancies in Oxford during the 3 months to 23 June 2017.

The first table below provides contractor rate benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

PHP Developer
Oxfordshire / Oxford
3 months to
23 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 33 34 28
Rank change year-on-year +1 -6  
Contract jobs requiring a PHP Developer 14 12 16
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Oxford 4.28% 4.10% 4.79%
As % of the Job Titles category 4.43% 4.21% 4.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 12 13
Median daily rate £401 £375 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.80% -6.25%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £240 £253
10% offered a daily rate of more than £428 £400 £424
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £313 £300
% change year-on-year +12.00% +4.16%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in contract job vacancies advertised in Oxford. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such, the figures in the first row provide an indication of the number of contract jobs in our overall sample.

Contract IT Job Roles
Oxford
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 316 285 329
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Oxford 96.64% 97.27% 98.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 241 211 251
Median daily rate £425 £375 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +13.33% -6.25%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £135 £185
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £370
% change year-on-year - +8.10%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 14 13
Median hourly rate £20.00 £11.00 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +81.81% -45.00%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.92 £8.80 £8.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £145.00 £22.50 £27.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.45 £16.14
% change year-on-year +0.28% +8.11%  

PHP Developer
Job Vacancy Trend in Oxford

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Oxford that featured PHP Developer in the job title.

Job vacancy trend for PHP Developer in Oxford

PHP Developer
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Oxford

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing PHP Developer in Oxford.

Contractor daily rate trend for PHP Developer in Oxford

PHP Developer
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Oxford

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing PHP Developer in Oxford over the 3 months to 23 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for PHP Developer in Oxford

PHP Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Oxford

For the 6 months to 23 June 2017, PHP Developer contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Oxford region featuring PHP Developer in the job title.

1 18 (100.00%) PHP
2 15 (83.33%) Symfony
3 11 (61.11%) HTML
4 10 (55.56%) CSS
4 10 (55.56%) MySQL
4 10 (55.56%) AngularJS
5 9 (50.00%) JavaScript
6 8 (44.44%) Agile Software Development
7 7 (38.89%) Drupal
8 6 (33.33%) Zend
8 6 (33.33%) TDD
8 6 (33.33%) Laravel
9 5 (27.78%) Node.js
10 4 (22.22%) Scrum
11 3 (16.67%) Git (software)
11 3 (16.67%) HTML5
11 3 (16.67%) Yii
11 3 (16.67%) MVC
12 2 (11.11%) OO
12 2 (11.11%) E-Commerce
12 2 (11.11%) Web Development
12 2 (11.11%) jQuery
12 2 (11.11%) WordPress
12 2 (11.11%) CSS3
12 2 (11.11%) BDD
12 2 (11.11%) RESTful
12 2 (11.11%) React
12 2 (11.11%) SDLC
12 2 (11.11%) TypeScript
13 1 (5.56%) git-flow

PHP Developer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Oxford 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 7 (38.89%) Drupal
2 2 (11.11%) WordPress
3 1 (5.56%) CMS
Business Applications
1 1 (5.56%) Magento
Communications & Networking
1 1 (5.56%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (55.56%) MySQL
2 1 (5.56%) MongoDB
2 1 (5.56%) NoSQL
2 1 (5.56%) Redis
2 1 (5.56%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 3 (16.67%) Git (software)
2 1 (5.56%) Bitbucket
2 1 (5.56%) git-flow
2 1 (5.56%) JIRA
2 1 (5.56%) Subversion
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (83.33%) Symfony
2 11 (61.11%) HTML
3 10 (55.56%) AngularJS
3 10 (55.56%) CSS
4 6 (33.33%) Laravel
5 5 (27.78%) Node.js
6 3 (16.67%) HTML5
6 3 (16.67%) Yii
7 2 (11.11%) CSS3
7 2 (11.11%) jQuery
7 2 (11.11%) React
7 2 (11.11%) RESTful
8 1 (5.56%) Angular 2
8 1 (5.56%) LAMP
8 1 (5.56%) Zend Framework
Miscellaneous
1 1 (5.56%) Computer Science
1 1 (5.56%) Fintech
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (44.44%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (33.33%) TDD
3 4 (22.22%) Scrum
4 3 (16.67%) MVC
5 2 (11.11%) BDD
5 2 (11.11%) E-Commerce
5 2 (11.11%) OO
5 2 (11.11%) SDLC
5 2 (11.11%) Web Development
6 1 (5.56%) Continuous Improvement
6 1 (5.56%) DevOps
6 1 (5.56%) Domain-Driven Design
6 1 (5.56%) Migration
6 1 (5.56%) OO PHP
Programming Languages
1 18 (100.00%) PHP
2 9 (50.00%) JavaScript
3 2 (11.11%) TypeScript
4 1 (5.56%) Perl
4 1 (5.56%) Ruby
4 1 (5.56%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (5.56%) Computer Science Degree
1 1 (5.56%) Degree
System Software
1 1 (5.56%) Docker
Systems Management
1 1 (5.56%) Kubernetes
1 1 (5.56%) Puppet
Vendors
1 6 (33.33%) Zend
2 1 (5.56%) Oracle