Period
to 23 September 2020

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 23 September 2020 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
23 Sep 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 16 46 35
Rank change year-on-year +30 -11 -12
Contract jobs citing PHP 4 21 68
As % of all contract jobs advertised in Oxfordshire 2.88% 3.06% 5.54%
As % of the Programming Languages category 8.89% 6.62% 10.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 22 45
Median daily rate £425 £500 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -15.00% - +24.22%
South East median daily rate £425 £400 £375
% change year-on-year +6.25% +6.67% +3.45%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
South East median hourly rate - - £35.00

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 45 317 623
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Oxfordshire 32.37% 46.14% 50.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 31 245 476
Median daily rate £375 £425 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -11.76% - -5.56%
10th Percentile £263 £288 £300
90th Percentile £488 £589 £558
South East median daily rate £463 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +2.78% +5.88% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 11 15
Median hourly rate £52.50 £19.31 £47.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +171.88% -59.35% +11.76%
10th Percentile £48.00 £18.00 £40.80
90th Percentile £57.00 £50.00 £54.50
Median hourly rate £42.50 £46.67 £44.75
% change year-on-year -8.94% +4.29% -0.56%

PHP
Job Vacancy Trend in Oxfordshire

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

Job vacancy trend for PHP in Oxfordshire

PHP
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Oxfordshire

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing PHP in Oxfordshire.

Daily rate trend for PHP in Oxfordshire

PHP
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Oxfordshire

3-month moving average hourly rates quoted in jobs citing PHP in Oxfordshire.

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 23 September 2020. 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 +18 3 £425 -15.00% 3
PHP
South East

For the 6 months to 23 September 2020, 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 4 (100.00%) SQL
1 4 (100.00%) MySQL
1 4 (100.00%) Docker
2 3 (75.00%) Kubernetes
3 2 (50.00%) Single Sign-On
3 2 (50.00%) WordPress
3 2 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (50.00%) OAuth
3 2 (50.00%) Git (software)
3 2 (50.00%) Moodle
3 2 (50.00%) AWS
3 2 (50.00%) MongoDB
3 2 (50.00%) Node.js
3 2 (50.00%) Bitbucket
3 2 (50.00%) Express
3 2 (50.00%) Ansible
3 2 (50.00%) Linux
3 2 (50.00%) Python
3 2 (50.00%) DNS
3 2 (50.00%) SAML
3 2 (50.00%) JavaScript
3 2 (50.00%) Perl
3 2 (50.00%) VMware
3 2 (50.00%) Ruby
4 1 (25.00%) JIRA
4 1 (25.00%) e-Learning
4 1 (25.00%) Video\Live Streaming
4 1 (25.00%) Puppet
4 1 (25.00%) Algolia
4 1 (25.00%) WooCommerce

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 2 (50.00%) Moodle
1 2 (50.00%) WordPress
Cloud Services
1 2 (50.00%) AWS
2 1 (25.00%) Algolia
Communications & Networking
1 2 (50.00%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (100.00%) MySQL
2 2 (50.00%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 2 (50.00%) Bitbucket
1 2 (50.00%) Git (software)
2 1 (25.00%) JIRA
Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) Administrator
1 2 (50.00%) Developer
1 2 (50.00%) Linux Administrator
1 2 (50.00%) Linux Engineer
1 2 (50.00%) Linux Systems Administrator
1 2 (50.00%) Linux Systems Engineer
1 2 (50.00%) Systems Administrator
1 2 (50.00%) Systems Engineer
1 2 (50.00%) WordPress Developer
2 1 (25.00%) PHP Developer
2 1 (25.00%) PHP WordPress Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (50.00%) Express
1 2 (50.00%) Node.js
1 2 (50.00%) OAuth
1 2 (50.00%) SAML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (25.00%) e-Learning
1 1 (25.00%) Video\Live Streaming
Operating Systems
1 2 (50.00%) Linux
Programming Languages
1 4 (100.00%) SQL
2 2 (50.00%) JavaScript
2 2 (50.00%) Perl
2 2 (50.00%) Python
2 2 (50.00%) Ruby
System Software
1 4 (100.00%) Docker
2 2 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 3 (75.00%) Kubernetes
2 2 (50.00%) Ansible
2 2 (50.00%) Single Sign-On
3 1 (25.00%) Puppet
Vendors
1 2 (50.00%) VMware
2 1 (25.00%) WooCommerce