Period
to 17 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Oxford with a requirement for PHP skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited PHP over the 6 months to 17 November 2017 with a comparison to the 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
Oxfordshire > Oxford
6 months to
17 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 46 36 15
Rank change year-on-year -10 -21 +17
Contract jobs citing PHP 43 49 72
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Oxford 5.82% 6.83% 10.54%
As % of the Programming Languages category 10.64% 11.24% 22.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 41 44 82
Oxford median daily rate £400 £375 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.67% +25.00% -4.00%
10th Percentile £263 £304 £250
90th Percentile £500 £450 £450
Oxfordshire median daily rate £419 £375 £300
% change year-on-year +11.67% +25.00% -1.64%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Oxford median hourly rate - - £20.00
Oxfordshire median hourly rate - £19.00 £29.50
% change year-on-year - -35.59% +69.54%

PHP is in the Programming Languages category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Oxford with a requirement for coding skills.

All Programming Languages
Oxford
Contract vacancies with a requirement for coding skills 404 436 325
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Oxford 54.67% 60.81% 47.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 355 342 269
Oxford median daily rate £450 £423 £403
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.51% +4.97% +15.00%
10th Percentile £313 £232 £262
90th Percentile £575 £537 £520
Oxfordshire median daily rate £450 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% +14.29%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 8 17
Oxford median hourly rate £50.00 £31.75 £50.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +57.48% -36.50% +129.89%
10th Percentile £32.50 £14.83 £20.00
90th Percentile £77.50 £48.75 £55.30
Oxfordshire median hourly rate £50.00 £36.00 £45.00
% change year-on-year +38.89% -20.00% +100.00%

PHP
Job Vacancy Trend in Oxford

Job postings citing PHP as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Oxford.

Job vacancy trend for PHP in Oxford

PHP
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Oxford

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

Contractor daily rate trend for PHP in Oxford

PHP
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Oxford

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing PHP in Oxford over the 6 months to 17 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for PHP in Oxford

PHP
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Oxford

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing PHP in Oxford.

Contractor hourly rate trend for PHP in Oxford

For the 6 months to 17 November 2017, 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 Oxford region with a requirement for PHP.

1 31 (72.09%) HTML
2 29 (67.44%) JavaScript
2 29 (67.44%) CSS
3 22 (51.16%) Agile Software Development
4 21 (48.84%) Web Development
5 17 (39.53%) Drupal
5 17 (39.53%) Continuous Integration
5 17 (39.53%) MySQL
5 17 (39.53%) CSS3
6 16 (37.21%) Test Automation
6 16 (37.21%) AngularJS
7 15 (34.88%) Magento
7 15 (34.88%) Node.js
7 15 (34.88%) TDD
8 14 (32.56%) Scrum
8 14 (32.56%) Amazon AWS
9 13 (30.23%) NoSQL
9 13 (30.23%) Web Services
9 13 (30.23%) API Development
10 12 (27.91%) Terraform
10 12 (27.91%) E-Commerce
10 12 (27.91%) Pair Programming
10 12 (27.91%) JSON
10 12 (27.91%) Kanban
10 12 (27.91%) Sass
10 12 (27.91%) LESS
10 12 (27.91%) Unit Testing
10 12 (27.91%) Open Source
11 10 (23.26%) Symfony
12 9 (20.93%) Git (software)

PHP
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 17 (39.53%) Drupal
2 8 (18.60%) WordPress
3 1 (2.33%) CMS
3 1 (2.33%) Elasticsearch
3 1 (2.33%) nginx
Business Applications
1 15 (34.88%) Magento
2 4 (9.30%) WebTrends
Cloud Services
1 14 (32.56%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (2.33%) Akamai
2 1 (2.33%) AWS Lambda
2 1 (2.33%) GitHub
2 1 (2.33%) SaaS
2 1 (2.33%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.33%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (39.53%) MySQL
2 13 (30.23%) NoSQL
3 3 (6.98%) MongoDB
4 1 (2.33%) Redis
Development Applications
1 9 (20.93%) Git (software)
2 7 (16.28%) Subversion
3 2 (4.65%) Bitbucket
3 2 (4.65%) JIRA
4 1 (2.33%) Jasmine
4 1 (2.33%) Jenkins
4 1 (2.33%) PHPUnit
4 1 (2.33%) Protractor
4 1 (2.33%) TeamCity
4 1 (2.33%) webpack
General
1 4 (9.30%) Games
1 4 (9.30%) Publishing
2 1 (2.33%) Finance
Job Titles
1 36 (83.72%) Developer
2 15 (34.88%) JavaScript Developer
2 15 (34.88%) PHP Developer
3 14 (32.56%) Drupal Developer
4 11 (25.58%) Agile Developer
4 11 (25.58%) AWS Developer
4 11 (25.58%) Node.js Developer
5 8 (18.60%) AWS Engineer
5 8 (18.60%) HTML CSS Developer
5 8 (18.60%) HTML Developer
6 7 (16.28%) Angular Developer
6 7 (16.28%) JavaScript Engineer
6 7 (16.28%) PHP Drupal Developer
7 6 (13.95%) PHP WordPress Developer
7 6 (13.95%) Web Developer
7 6 (13.95%) WordPress Developer
8 5 (11.63%) Symfony Developer
9 4 (9.30%) E-Commerce Developer
9 4 (9.30%) PHP Symfony Developer
9 4 (9.30%) PHP Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 31 (72.09%) HTML
2 29 (67.44%) CSS
3 17 (39.53%) CSS3
4 16 (37.21%) AngularJS
5 15 (34.88%) Node.js
6 13 (30.23%) Web Services
7 12 (27.91%) JSON
7 12 (27.91%) LESS
7 12 (27.91%) Sass
8 10 (23.26%) Symfony
9 9 (20.93%) RESTful
10 6 (13.95%) HTML5
11 5 (11.63%) jQuery
12 4 (9.30%) Ajax
13 2 (4.65%) Angular 2
13 2 (4.65%) Laravel
14 1 (2.33%) Doctrine
Miscellaneous
1 4 (9.30%) User Experience
2 1 (2.33%) Fintech
Operating Systems
1 3 (6.98%) Linux
2 1 (2.33%) Debian
2 1 (2.33%) Mac OS X
2 1 (2.33%) OpenBSD
2 1 (2.33%) Ubuntu
2 1 (2.33%) Windows
2 1 (2.33%) Windows 7
2 1 (2.33%) Windows 8
2 1 (2.33%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (51.16%) Agile Software Development
2 21 (48.84%) Web Development
3 17 (39.53%) Continuous Integration
4 16 (37.21%) Test Automation
5 15 (34.88%) TDD
6 14 (32.56%) Scrum
7 13 (30.23%) API Development
8 12 (27.91%) E-Commerce
8 12 (27.91%) Kanban
8 12 (27.91%) Open Source
8 12 (27.91%) Pair Programming
8 12 (27.91%) Unit Testing
9 8 (18.60%) Software Engineering
10 6 (13.95%) OO
11 5 (11.63%) Continuous Improvement
12 4 (9.30%) OOP
12 4 (9.30%) Project Management
12 4 (9.30%) SEO
12 4 (9.30%) Web Application Development
13 3 (6.98%) MVC
Programming Languages
1 29 (67.44%) JavaScript
2 3 (6.98%) Perl
2 3 (6.98%) Python
3 2 (4.65%) Ruby
3 2 (4.65%) TypeScript
4 1 (2.33%) Bash Shell
4 1 (2.33%) ES6
4 1 (2.33%) PHP 5
4 1 (2.33%) PHP 7
4 1 (2.33%) SQL
System Software
1 2 (4.65%) Docker
2 1 (2.33%) Virtual Machines
2 1 (2.33%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (2.33%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 12 (27.91%) Terraform
2 1 (2.33%) Ansible
2 1 (2.33%) Kubernetes
2 1 (2.33%) Puppet
2 1 (2.33%) Salt
2 1 (2.33%) systemd
Vendors
1 4 (9.30%) Infor
2 2 (4.65%) New Relic
2 2 (4.65%) Splunk
3 1 (2.33%) Microsoft
3 1 (2.33%) Red Hat
3 1 (2.33%) VMware
3 1 (2.33%) Zend