Period
to 18 November 2017

The median contractor rate for a PHP Developer was £375 per day in advertised job vacancies in Oxford during the 6 months to 18 November 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
6 months to
18 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 71 51 36
Rank change year-on-year -20 -15 +14
Contract jobs requiring a PHP Developer 15 33 39
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Oxford 2.04% 4.59% 5.70%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.11% 4.66% 5.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 31 41
Oxford median daily rate £375 £375 £288
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +30.43% -8.00%
10th Percentile £275 £338 £228
90th Percentile £454 £450 £438
Oxfordshire median daily rate £419 £375 £300
% change year-on-year +11.67% +25.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Oxford median hourly rate - - -
Oxfordshire median hourly rate - - -

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Oxford. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title that can be normalized. As such, the figures in the second row provide an indication of the number of contract jobs in our overall sample.

All Contract IT Job Vacancies
Oxford
Contract vacancies in Oxford with a recognized job title 710 708 667
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.60% 98.47% 97.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 594 540 527
Oxford median daily rate £450 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +12.50% - +6.67%
10th Percentile £257 £185 £213
90th Percentile £585 £538 £520
Oxfordshire median daily rate £450 £416 £400
% change year-on-year +8.11% +4.06% +9.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 20 20 39
Oxford median hourly rate £17.89 £14.44 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +23.88% -17.50% +25.00%
10th Percentile £11.87 £10.45 £8.50
90th Percentile £77.50 £38.40 £55.00
Oxfordshire median hourly rate £17.77 £17.00 £16.50
% change year-on-year +4.53% +3.03% +7.32%

PHP Developer
Job Vacancy Trend in Oxford

Job postings that featured PHP Developer in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Oxford.

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 6 months to 18 November 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 18 November 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 15 (100.00%) PHP
2 10 (66.67%) HTML
2 10 (66.67%) CSS
3 9 (60.00%) Git (software)
4 8 (53.33%) WordPress
4 8 (53.33%) JavaScript
4 8 (53.33%) MySQL
4 8 (53.33%) Agile Software Development
4 8 (53.33%) Web Development
4 8 (53.33%) Drupal
5 7 (46.67%) Symfony
5 7 (46.67%) Subversion
6 6 (40.00%) HTML5
6 6 (40.00%) CSS3
7 5 (33.33%) jQuery
7 5 (33.33%) Continuous Integration
7 5 (33.33%) OO
8 4 (26.67%) OOP
8 4 (26.67%) WebTrends
8 4 (26.67%) Project Management
8 4 (26.67%) SEO
8 4 (26.67%) Games
8 4 (26.67%) Ajax
8 4 (26.67%) Test Automation
8 4 (26.67%) User Experience
8 4 (26.67%) Web Application Development
9 3 (20.00%) Node.js
9 3 (20.00%) AngularJS
9 3 (20.00%) Continuous Improvement
9 3 (20.00%) RESTful

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 8 (53.33%) Drupal
1 8 (53.33%) WordPress
Business Applications
1 4 (26.67%) WebTrends
2 1 (6.67%) Magento
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (53.33%) MySQL
2 2 (13.33%) MongoDB
3 1 (6.67%) NoSQL
3 1 (6.67%) Redis
Development Applications
1 9 (60.00%) Git (software)
2 7 (46.67%) Subversion
3 1 (6.67%) Bitbucket
3 1 (6.67%) JIRA
3 1 (6.67%) PHPUnit
General
1 4 (26.67%) Games
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (66.67%) CSS
1 10 (66.67%) HTML
2 7 (46.67%) Symfony
3 6 (40.00%) CSS3
3 6 (40.00%) HTML5
4 5 (33.33%) jQuery
5 4 (26.67%) Ajax
6 3 (20.00%) AngularJS
6 3 (20.00%) Node.js
6 3 (20.00%) RESTful
7 1 (6.67%) Angular 2
7 1 (6.67%) Doctrine
7 1 (6.67%) Laravel
Miscellaneous
1 4 (26.67%) User Experience
2 1 (6.67%) Fintech
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (53.33%) Agile Software Development
1 8 (53.33%) Web Development
2 5 (33.33%) Continuous Integration
2 5 (33.33%) OO
3 4 (26.67%) OOP
3 4 (26.67%) Project Management
3 4 (26.67%) SEO
3 4 (26.67%) Test Automation
3 4 (26.67%) Web Application Development
4 3 (20.00%) Continuous Improvement
4 3 (20.00%) TDD
5 2 (13.33%) BDD
5 2 (13.33%) MVC
6 1 (6.67%) DevOps
6 1 (6.67%) Domain-Driven Design
6 1 (6.67%) E-Commerce
6 1 (6.67%) Migration
6 1 (6.67%) OO PHP
6 1 (6.67%) Scrum
6 1 (6.67%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 15 (100.00%) PHP
2 8 (53.33%) JavaScript
3 2 (13.33%) Perl
3 2 (13.33%) Ruby
4 1 (6.67%) PHP 5
4 1 (6.67%) PHP 7
4 1 (6.67%) SQL
4 1 (6.67%) TypeScript
System Software
1 1 (6.67%) Docker
Systems Management
1 1 (6.67%) Kubernetes
1 1 (6.67%) Puppet
Vendors
1 1 (6.67%) New Relic
1 1 (6.67%) Splunk
1 1 (6.67%) Zend