The median contractor rate for a PHP Developer was £401 per day in advertised job vacancies in Oxfordshire during the 3 months to 22 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
South East / Oxfordshire
3 months to
22 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 26 48 30
Rank change year-on-year +22 -18  
Contract jobs requiring a PHP Developer 46 14 44
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Oxfordshire 7.23% 2.37% 5.78%
As % of the Job Titles category 7.48% 2.44% 5.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 33 12 28
Median daily rate £401 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.93% -  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £238 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £400 £415
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 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 615 573 749
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Oxfordshire 96.70% 97.12% 98.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 449 406 485
Median daily rate £413 £375 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +10.00% -6.25%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £150 £190
10% offered a daily rate of more than £530 £525 £505
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £373
% change year-on-year - +7.38%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 28 35 46
Median hourly rate £18.50 £14.00 £15.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +32.14% -9.67%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.42 £8.80 £13.35
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £145.00 £25.00 £39.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.45 £16.00
% change year-on-year +0.28% +9.06%  

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 Daily Rate Histogram in Oxfordshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing PHP Developer in Oxfordshire over the 3 months to 22 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for PHP Developer in Oxfordshire

PHP Developer
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Oxfordshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT 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 June 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 0 14 £401 +6.80% 2
Thame - 3 £413 -
PHP Developer
South East

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

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

1 61 (100.00%) PHP
2 47 (77.05%) MySQL
3 45 (73.77%) Symfony
4 40 (65.57%) AngularJS
5 38 (62.30%) HTML
6 37 (60.66%) CSS
7 32 (52.46%) JavaScript
7 32 (52.46%) Laravel
8 22 (36.07%) Git (software)
9 20 (32.79%) jQuery
9 20 (32.79%) MVC
10 19 (31.15%) Zend
10 19 (31.15%) Web Development
10 19 (31.15%) MongoDB
11 18 (29.51%) Subversion
12 16 (26.23%) Node.js
13 15 (24.59%) OO
14 14 (22.95%) TDD
14 14 (22.95%) LAMP
15 13 (21.31%) Apache
16 12 (19.67%) Yii
17 11 (18.03%) NoSQL
17 11 (18.03%) Redis
18 10 (16.39%) Mobile App
18 10 (16.39%) Puppet
18 10 (16.39%) CSS3
18 10 (16.39%) RESTful
18 10 (16.39%) Continuous Integration
19 9 (14.75%) nginx
19 9 (14.75%) Release Management

PHP Developer Skill Set
Co-occurring 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 13 (21.31%) Apache
2 9 (14.75%) nginx
3 8 (13.11%) Drupal
4 6 (9.84%) WordPress
5 1 (1.64%) CMS
Business Applications
1 1 (1.64%) Magento
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.64%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 47 (77.05%) MySQL
2 19 (31.15%) MongoDB
3 11 (18.03%) NoSQL
3 11 (18.03%) Redis
4 9 (14.75%) CouchDB
4 9 (14.75%) PostgreSQL
4 9 (14.75%) Relational Database
5 4 (6.56%) phpMyAdmin
6 1 (1.64%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 22 (36.07%) Git (software)
2 18 (29.51%) Subversion
3 9 (14.75%) Jenkins
3 9 (14.75%) Mercurial
4 8 (13.11%) PHPUnit
5 3 (4.92%) Bitbucket
6 1 (1.64%) git-flow
6 1 (1.64%) JIRA
General
1 1 (1.64%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 45 (73.77%) Symfony
2 40 (65.57%) AngularJS
3 38 (62.30%) HTML
4 37 (60.66%) CSS
5 32 (52.46%) Laravel
6 20 (32.79%) jQuery
7 16 (26.23%) Node.js
8 14 (22.95%) LAMP
9 12 (19.67%) Yii
10 10 (16.39%) CSS3
10 10 (16.39%) RESTful
11 9 (14.75%) HTML5
11 9 (14.75%) LAPP Stack
11 9 (14.75%) LEMP Stack
11 9 (14.75%) Memcached
12 8 (13.11%) Doctrine
13 7 (11.48%) LESS
13 7 (11.48%) Sass
14 4 (6.56%) XML
15 2 (3.28%) React
Miscellaneous
1 10 (16.39%) Mobile App
2 1 (1.64%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (1.64%) Computer Science
2 1 (1.64%) Fintech
Operating Systems
1 9 (14.75%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (32.79%) MVC
2 19 (31.15%) Web Development
3 15 (24.59%) OO
4 14 (22.95%) TDD
5 10 (16.39%) Continuous Integration
6 9 (14.75%) Agile Software Development
6 9 (14.75%) BDD
6 9 (14.75%) Configuration Management
6 9 (14.75%) Performance Tuning
6 9 (14.75%) Refactoring
6 9 (14.75%) Release Management
6 9 (14.75%) Web Application Development
7 5 (8.20%) OO PHP
7 5 (8.20%) OOP
7 5 (8.20%) Responsive Web Design
7 5 (8.20%) Web Design
8 4 (6.56%) Mobile Development
8 4 (6.56%) Scrum
9 3 (4.92%) SDLC
10 2 (3.28%) Front End Development
Programming Languages
1 61 (100.00%) PHP
2 32 (52.46%) JavaScript
3 9 (14.75%) PHP 5
3 9 (14.75%) PHP 7
4 8 (13.11%) SQL
5 4 (6.56%) TypeScript
6 1 (1.64%) Perl
6 1 (1.64%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 1 (1.64%) Computer Science Degree
1 1 (1.64%) Degree
System Software
1 1 (1.64%) Docker
Systems Management
1 10 (16.39%) Puppet
2 9 (14.75%) Ansible
2 9 (14.75%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (1.64%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 19 (31.15%) Zend
2 1 (1.64%) Oracle