Period
to 21 October 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Oxfordshire 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 21 October 2018 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
South East > Oxfordshire
6 months to
21 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 43 33 37
Rank change year-on-year -10 +4 -20
Contract jobs citing PHP 54 77 82
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Oxfordshire 4.43% 6.39% 6.49%
As % of the Programming Languages category 9.02% 12.42% 11.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 33 79 60
Oxfordshire median daily rate £500 £413 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +21.21% +10.00% +25.00%
10th Percentile £260 £275 £298
90th Percentile £700 £464 £425
South East median daily rate £375 £373 £350
% change year-on-year +0.67% +6.43% +16.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Oxfordshire median hourly rate - - £19.00
South East median hourly rate £35.00 £31.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year +12.90% +82.35% -48.87%

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 Oxfordshire with a requirement for coding skills.

All Programming Languages
Oxfordshire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for coding skills 599 620 712
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Oxfordshire 49.14% 51.45% 56.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 455 487 530
Oxfordshire median daily rate £425 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.56% +5.88% +6.25%
10th Percentile £313 £325 £302
90th Percentile £553 £580 £538
South East median daily rate £425 £401 £400
% change year-on-year +6.12% +0.13% +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 6 16
Oxfordshire median hourly rate £42.50 £43.75 £36.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -2.86% +20.69% -13.69%
10th Percentile £40.73 £23.00 £16.75
90th Percentile £52.50 £77.50 £48.75
South East median hourly rate £45.00 £45.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year - +12.50% +6.67%

PHP
Job Vacancy Trend in Oxfordshire

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

Job vacancy trend for PHP in Oxfordshire

PHP
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Oxfordshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for PHP in Oxfordshire

PHP
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Oxfordshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing PHP in Oxfordshire over the 6 months to 21 October 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for PHP in Oxfordshire

PHP
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Oxfordshire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for PHP in Oxfordshire

PHP
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 within the Oxfordshire region over the 6 months to 21 October 2018. 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 +3 28 £500 +40.35% 13
Abingdon - 1 £325 -
Banbury - 1 £225 - 5
PHP
South East

For the 6 months to 21 October 2018, IT contractor jobs citing PHP also mentioned the following 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 with a requirement for PHP.

1 38 (70.37%) Agile Software Development
2 37 (68.52%) JavaScript
3 26 (48.15%) Web Development
4 22 (40.74%) HTML
4 22 (40.74%) CSS
5 21 (38.89%) Symfony
6 17 (31.48%) Node.js
7 15 (27.78%) MySQL
8 14 (25.93%) OO
9 10 (18.52%) Drupal
9 10 (18.52%) CSS3
9 10 (18.52%) Git (software)
9 10 (18.52%) HTML5
10 9 (16.67%) API Development
10 9 (16.67%) Digital Transformation Programme
10 9 (16.67%) Laravel
10 9 (16.67%) Continuous Improvement
10 9 (16.67%) Sass
10 9 (16.67%) OO PHP
10 9 (16.67%) jQuery
11 8 (14.81%) Front End Development
12 7 (12.96%) Microservices
12 7 (12.96%) New Relic
12 7 (12.96%) Splunk
12 7 (12.96%) Akamai
12 7 (12.96%) MongoDB
12 7 (12.96%) E-Commerce
12 7 (12.96%) Linux
12 7 (12.96%) SQL
12 7 (12.96%) Scrum

PHP
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 10 (18.52%) Drupal
2 5 (9.26%) CMS
3 3 (5.56%) WordPress
4 1 (1.85%) Apache Solr
4 1 (1.85%) ExpressionEngine
4 1 (1.85%) Moodle
Business Applications
1 2 (3.70%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 7 (12.96%) Akamai
2 5 (9.26%) Cloud Computing
3 4 (7.41%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 5 (9.26%) Internet
2 1 (1.85%) FTP
2 1 (1.85%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (27.78%) MySQL
2 7 (12.96%) MongoDB
3 1 (1.85%) NoSQL
3 1 (1.85%) Redis
Development Applications
1 10 (18.52%) Git (software)
2 2 (3.70%) Subversion
3 1 (1.85%) gulp
General
1 6 (11.11%) Marketing
2 5 (9.26%) Finance
3 1 (1.85%) Banking
3 1 (1.85%) Games
Job Titles
1 27 (50.00%) Developer
2 14 (25.93%) PHP Developer
3 12 (22.22%) Web Developer
4 10 (18.52%) Architect
4 10 (18.52%) PHP Architect
5 9 (16.67%) JavaScript Engineer
6 6 (11.11%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
6 6 (11.11%) Front End Web Developer (Client-Side Developer)
6 6 (11.11%) HTML CSS Developer
6 6 (11.11%) HTML Developer
7 5 (9.26%) Administrator
7 5 (9.26%) Agile Developer
7 5 (9.26%) Digital Architect
7 5 (9.26%) Drupal Architect
7 5 (9.26%) JavaScript Developer
7 5 (9.26%) PHP Web Developer
7 5 (9.26%) Systems Administrator
7 5 (9.26%) Web Administrator
7 5 (9.26%) Web Architect
8 3 (5.56%) Drupal Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (40.74%) CSS
1 22 (40.74%) HTML
2 21 (38.89%) Symfony
3 17 (31.48%) Node.js
4 10 (18.52%) CSS3
4 10 (18.52%) HTML5
5 9 (16.67%) jQuery
5 9 (16.67%) Laravel
5 9 (16.67%) Sass
6 5 (9.26%) Handlebars
6 5 (9.26%) RequireJS
6 5 (9.26%) Twig
7 4 (7.41%) AngularJS
7 4 (7.41%) React
8 3 (5.56%) REST
9 2 (3.70%) .NET
9 2 (3.70%) Twitter Bootstrap
10 1 (1.85%) ASP.NET
10 1 (1.85%) CodeIgniter
10 1 (1.85%) XHTML
Miscellaneous
1 6 (11.11%) Analytical Skills
1 6 (11.11%) User Experience
2 5 (9.26%) Linux Command Line
2 5 (9.26%) Public Cloud
3 1 (1.85%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 7 (12.96%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 38 (70.37%) Agile Software Development
2 26 (48.15%) Web Development
3 14 (25.93%) OO
4 9 (16.67%) API Development
4 9 (16.67%) Continuous Improvement
4 9 (16.67%) Digital Transformation Programme
4 9 (16.67%) OO PHP
5 8 (14.81%) Front End Development
6 7 (12.96%) E-Commerce
6 7 (12.96%) Microservices
6 7 (12.96%) Scrum
7 6 (11.11%) Problem-Solving
8 5 (9.26%) BEM - Block Element Modifier
8 5 (9.26%) Collaborative Working
8 5 (9.26%) Cross-Browser Compatibility
8 5 (9.26%) Mentoring
8 5 (9.26%) Migration
8 5 (9.26%) Responsive Web Design
8 5 (9.26%) Web Accessibility
8 5 (9.26%) Web Design
Programming Languages
1 37 (68.52%) JavaScript
2 7 (12.96%) SQL
3 1 (1.85%) Java
3 1 (1.85%) Perl
3 1 (1.85%) Python
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (9.26%) QA
Vendors
1 7 (12.96%) New Relic
1 7 (12.96%) Splunk
2 1 (1.85%) Facebook
2 1 (1.85%) Google
2 1 (1.85%) Oracle
2 1 (1.85%) Zend