Period
to 17 January 2019

The median contractor rate for a PHP Developer was £500 per day in advertised job vacancies in Oxfordshire during the 6 months to 17 January 2019.

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
6 months to
17 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 68 82 49
Rank change year-on-year +14 -33 +1
Contract jobs requiring a PHP Developer 15 26 56
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Oxfordshire 1.56% 2.13% 4.57%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.60% 2.19% 4.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 18 39
Oxfordshire median daily rate £500 £381 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +31.15% +1.67% +32.16%
10th Percentile £330 £293 £319
90th Percentile £525 £445 £442
South East median daily rate £375 £320 £350
% change year-on-year +17.19% -8.57% +16.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Oxfordshire median hourly rate - - -
South East median hourly rate - - -

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Oxfordshire. 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
Oxfordshire
Contract vacancies in Oxfordshire with a recognized job title 936 1,185 1,190
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 97.60% 96.89% 97.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 677 925 849
Oxfordshire median daily rate £425 £440 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -3.41% +3.53% +11.84%
10th Percentile £250 £217 £200
90th Percentile £575 £600 £563
South East median daily rate £433 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +1.88% +6.25% +2.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 32 29 48
Oxfordshire median hourly rate £20.00 £17.00 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +17.65% +3.03% -9.59%
10th Percentile £13.88 £10.24 £10.75
90th Percentile £51.00 £53.50 £37.25
South East median hourly rate £20.50 £18.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year +13.89% +2.86% -7.89%

PHP Developer
Job Vacancy Trend in Oxfordshire

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

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 6 months to 17 January 2019.

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 6 months to 17 January 2019. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Oxford +28 12 £500 +17.65% 5
PHP Developer
South East

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

For the 6 months to 17 January 2019, PHP Developer contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the Oxfordshire region featuring PHP Developer in the job title.

1 15 (100.00%) PHP
2 10 (66.67%) Symfony
3 9 (60.00%) Swagger
4 7 (46.67%) TDD
5 6 (40.00%) E-Commerce
5 6 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
5 6 (40.00%) PHP 5
5 6 (40.00%) Git (software)
5 6 (40.00%) RESTful
5 6 (40.00%) PHP 7
6 5 (33.33%) JavaScript
6 5 (33.33%) Web Development
6 5 (33.33%) CSS
6 5 (33.33%) MySQL
6 5 (33.33%) HTML
7 4 (26.67%) OO
7 4 (26.67%) HTML5
8 3 (20.00%) Test Automation
8 3 (20.00%) Test Scripting
8 3 (20.00%) Continuous Integration
8 3 (20.00%) Laravel
8 3 (20.00%) SDET
8 3 (20.00%) Kubernetes
8 3 (20.00%) Build Automation
8 3 (20.00%) GitHub
8 3 (20.00%) Jenkins
8 3 (20.00%) Docker
8 3 (20.00%) DevOps
8 3 (20.00%) HP
8 3 (20.00%) Java

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 2 (13.33%) Drupal
2 1 (6.67%) Apache Solr
Cloud Services
1 3 (20.00%) GitHub
2 1 (6.67%) Amazon AWS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (33.33%) MySQL
2 1 (6.67%) NoSQL
2 1 (6.67%) Redis
Development Applications
1 6 (40.00%) Git (software)
2 3 (20.00%) Jenkins
2 3 (20.00%) JIRA
2 3 (20.00%) Selenium
3 1 (6.67%) PHPUnit
General
1 1 (6.67%) Banking
1 1 (6.67%) Finance
1 1 (6.67%) Games
1 1 (6.67%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (66.67%) Symfony
2 9 (60.00%) Swagger
3 6 (40.00%) RESTful
4 5 (33.33%) CSS
4 5 (33.33%) HTML
5 4 (26.67%) HTML5
6 3 (20.00%) Laravel
7 2 (13.33%) AngularJS
7 2 (13.33%) React
8 1 (6.67%) CodeIgniter
8 1 (6.67%) CSS3
8 1 (6.67%) LESS
8 1 (6.67%) Sass
8 1 (6.67%) Silex
8 1 (6.67%) Spring
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (46.67%) TDD
2 6 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (40.00%) E-Commerce
3 5 (33.33%) Web Development
4 4 (26.67%) OO
5 3 (20.00%) Build Automation
5 3 (20.00%) Continuous Integration
5 3 (20.00%) DevOps
5 3 (20.00%) SDET
5 3 (20.00%) Task Automation
5 3 (20.00%) Test Automation
5 3 (20.00%) Test Scripting
6 1 (6.67%) Microservices
6 1 (6.67%) SDLC
6 1 (6.67%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 15 (100.00%) PHP
2 6 (40.00%) PHP 5
2 6 (40.00%) PHP 7
3 5 (33.33%) JavaScript
4 3 (20.00%) Java
System Software
1 3 (20.00%) Docker
Systems Management
1 3 (20.00%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 3 (20.00%) HP
2 1 (6.67%) Facebook
2 1 (6.67%) Google
2 1 (6.67%) Oracle