The median contractor rate for a PHP Developer was £325 per day in advertised job vacancies in Oxfordshire during the 3 months to 22 March 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.

3 months to
22 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
PHP Developer
South East / Oxfordshire
Rank 46 22 61
Rank change year-on-year -24 +39  
Contract jobs requiring a PHP Developer 15 36 7
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Oxfordshire 2.76% 7.11% 1.03%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.82% 7.41% 1.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 35 4
Median daily rate £325 £375 £275
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -13.33% +36.36%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £325 £314 £300
% change year-on-year +3.58% +4.58%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Median hourly rate £20.00 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.00 £33.00 £19.50
% change year-on-year -39.39% +69.23%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in contract job vacancies advertised in Oxfordshire. 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
Oxfordshire
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 531 486 645
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Oxfordshire 97.61% 96.05% 95.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 369 377 396
Median daily rate £375 £350 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.14% -6.66%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £150 £150 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 26 21 57
Median hourly rate £14.50 £25.00 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -42.00% +25.00%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.10 £11.00 £13.35
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £30.00 £30.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £20.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year -12.50% +17.64%  

PHP Developer
Job Vacancy Trend in Oxfordshire

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

Job vacancy trend for PHP Developer in Oxfordshire

PHP Developer
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Oxfordshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for PHP Developer in Oxfordshire

PHP Developer
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Oxfordshire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for PHP Developer in Oxfordshire

PHP Developer
Contract Job Locations in Oxfordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing PHP Developer within the Oxfordshire region over the 3 months to 22 March 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Oxford -18 4 £325 -22.61% 2
Bicester - 1 - -
PHP Developer
South East

PHP Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire

For the 6 months to 22 March 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 Oxfordshire region featuring PHP Developer in the job title.

1 37 (100.00%) PHP
2 26 (70.27%) MySQL
3 23 (62.16%) Laravel
4 21 (56.76%) Symfony
5 20 (54.05%) MVC
6 18 (48.65%) Web Development
6 18 (48.65%) AngularJS
7 16 (43.24%) Git (software)
7 16 (43.24%) LAMP
7 16 (43.24%) PostgreSQL
8 15 (40.54%) JavaScript
8 15 (40.54%) Apache
8 15 (40.54%) Release Management
8 15 (40.54%) Node.js
9 14 (37.84%) MongoDB
9 14 (37.84%) NoSQL
9 14 (37.84%) Continuous Integration
10 13 (35.14%) Zend
10 13 (35.14%) HTML
10 13 (35.14%) CSS
10 13 (35.14%) Yii
11 12 (32.43%) Redis
11 12 (32.43%) Jenkins
11 12 (32.43%) Relational Database
11 12 (32.43%) LEMP Stack
11 12 (32.43%) LAPP Stack
11 12 (32.43%) OO
11 12 (32.43%) Linux
11 12 (32.43%) Subversion
11 12 (32.43%) nginx

PHP Developer Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire 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 15 (40.54%) Apache
2 12 (32.43%) nginx
3 4 (10.81%) Drupal
3 4 (10.81%) SilverStripe
4 3 (8.11%) WordPress
Business Applications
1 6 (16.22%) Magento
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.70%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 26 (70.27%) MySQL
2 16 (43.24%) PostgreSQL
3 14 (37.84%) MongoDB
3 14 (37.84%) NoSQL
4 12 (32.43%) CouchDB
4 12 (32.43%) Redis
4 12 (32.43%) Relational Database
5 3 (8.11%) phpMyAdmin
6 1 (2.70%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 16 (43.24%) Git (software)
2 12 (32.43%) Jenkins
2 12 (32.43%) Mercurial
2 12 (32.43%) Subversion
3 2 (5.41%) PHPUnit
General
1 4 (10.81%) Publishing
2 2 (5.41%) Finance
2 2 (5.41%) Marketing
3 1 (2.70%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (62.16%) Laravel
2 21 (56.76%) Symfony
3 18 (48.65%) AngularJS
4 16 (43.24%) LAMP
5 15 (40.54%) Node.js
6 13 (35.14%) CSS
6 13 (35.14%) HTML
6 13 (35.14%) Yii
7 12 (32.43%) LAPP Stack
7 12 (32.43%) LEMP Stack
7 12 (32.43%) Memcached
8 7 (18.92%) XML
9 5 (13.51%) CSS3
10 4 (10.81%) XML Schema
10 4 (10.81%) XSLT
11 3 (8.11%) HTML5
11 3 (8.11%) jQuery
12 2 (5.41%) JSON
12 2 (5.41%) RESTful
12 2 (5.41%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 4 (10.81%) Computer Science
2 2 (5.41%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 12 (32.43%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (54.05%) MVC
2 18 (48.65%) Web Development
3 15 (40.54%) Release Management
4 14 (37.84%) Continuous Integration
5 12 (32.43%) OO
6 11 (29.73%) Configuration Management
6 11 (29.73%) Performance Tuning
6 11 (29.73%) Refactoring
6 11 (29.73%) Web Application Development
7 8 (21.62%) E-Commerce
8 6 (16.22%) Agile Software Development
8 6 (16.22%) TDD
9 5 (13.51%) OOP
10 4 (10.81%) Creative Problem-Solving
10 4 (10.81%) RDF
10 4 (10.81%) Secure Coding
11 3 (8.11%) Responsive Web Design
11 3 (8.11%) Web Design
12 2 (5.41%) Automated Testing
12 2 (5.41%) Kanban
Programming Languages
1 37 (100.00%) PHP
2 15 (40.54%) JavaScript
3 7 (18.92%) SQL
4 4 (10.81%) Perl
4 4 (10.81%) XPath
Qualifications
1 4 (10.81%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (5.41%) QA
Systems Management
1 11 (29.73%) Ansible
1 11 (29.73%) Opscode Chef
1 11 (29.73%) Puppet
Vendors
1 13 (35.14%) Zend
Thame, Oxfordshire
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: £350 - £400 per day
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