Period
to 23 November 2017

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 November 2017 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 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 42 36 16
Rank change year-on-year -6 -20 +20
Contract jobs citing PHP 71 89 121
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Oxfordshire 5.77% 7.03% 9.22%
As % of the Programming Languages category 11.56% 12.38% 20.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 64 66 122
Oxfordshire median daily rate £413 £375 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +10.13% +25.00% -1.64%
10th Percentile £275 £306 £231
90th Percentile £500 £450 £450
South East median daily rate £363 £350 £300
% change year-on-year +3.57% +16.67% -3.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 4
Oxfordshire median hourly rate - £19.00 £29.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -35.59% +69.54%
South East median hourly rate £31.00 £17.00 £28.00
% change year-on-year +82.35% -39.29% -6.67%

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 614 719 580
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Oxfordshire 49.92% 56.79% 44.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 498 527 458
Oxfordshire median daily rate £450 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% +14.29%
10th Percentile £325 £295 £262
90th Percentile £576 £556 £520
South East median daily rate £413 £400 £375
% change year-on-year +3.13% +6.67% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 16 26
Oxfordshire median hourly rate £50.00 £36.00 £42.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +38.89% -14.29% +86.67%
10th Percentile £32.50 £19.25 £15.63
90th Percentile £77.50 £45.88 £55.00
South East median hourly rate £45.00 £40.25 £37.50
% change year-on-year +11.80% +7.33% +7.14%

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 23 November 2017.

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 23 November 2017. 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 -7 42 £413 +10.13% 10
Bicester - 2 £313 -
PHP
South East

For the 6 months to 23 November 2017, IT contractor jobs citing PHP also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Oxfordshire region with a requirement for PHP.

1 52 (73.24%) HTML
1 52 (73.24%) CSS
2 47 (66.20%) JavaScript
3 38 (53.52%) MySQL
4 34 (47.89%) AngularJS
5 27 (38.03%) Agile Software Development
6 25 (35.21%) TDD
6 25 (35.21%) Web Development
6 25 (35.21%) Symfony
7 23 (32.39%) CSS3
8 20 (28.17%) Laravel
8 20 (28.17%) Drupal
8 20 (28.17%) Continuous Integration
9 19 (26.76%) Scrum
9 19 (26.76%) Git (software)
10 17 (23.94%) Test Automation
10 17 (23.94%) Amazon AWS
10 17 (23.94%) Node.js
10 17 (23.94%) Sass
10 17 (23.94%) LESS
11 16 (22.54%) Open Source
11 16 (22.54%) Magento
12 15 (21.13%) NoSQL
12 15 (21.13%) Web Services
12 15 (21.13%) API Development
13 14 (19.72%) jQuery
13 14 (19.72%) JSON
14 13 (18.31%) Unit Testing
14 13 (18.31%) Pair Programming
14 13 (18.31%) HTML5

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 20 (28.17%) Drupal
2 10 (14.08%) WordPress
3 3 (4.23%) nginx
4 2 (2.82%) Apache
5 1 (1.41%) CMS
5 1 (1.41%) Elasticsearch
Business Applications
1 16 (22.54%) Magento
2 4 (5.63%) WebTrends
Cloud Services
1 17 (23.94%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (7.04%) GitHub
3 3 (4.23%) Akamai
3 3 (4.23%) AWS Lambda
3 3 (4.23%) npm
3 3 (4.23%) Serverless
4 1 (1.41%) Google Analytics
4 1 (1.41%) SaaS
4 1 (1.41%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.41%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 38 (53.52%) MySQL
2 15 (21.13%) NoSQL
3 8 (11.27%) MongoDB
4 2 (2.82%) Redis
5 1 (1.41%) Amazon RDS
Development Applications
1 19 (26.76%) Git (software)
2 9 (12.68%) Subversion
3 7 (9.86%) Bitbucket
3 7 (9.86%) JIRA
4 3 (4.23%) PHPUnit
5 2 (2.82%) Bower
5 2 (2.82%) Grunt
5 2 (2.82%) gulp
5 2 (2.82%) Jenkins
5 2 (2.82%) webpack
6 1 (1.41%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 1 (1.41%) Jasmine
6 1 (1.41%) Karma Test Runner
6 1 (1.41%) Mocha
6 1 (1.41%) Protractor
6 1 (1.41%) TeamCity
General
1 4 (5.63%) Games
1 4 (5.63%) Publishing
2 2 (2.82%) Advertising
2 2 (2.82%) Marketing
3 1 (1.41%) Finance
Job Titles
1 63 (88.73%) Developer
2 34 (47.89%) PHP Developer
3 18 (25.35%) JavaScript Developer
4 16 (22.54%) Drupal Developer
5 12 (16.90%) Agile Developer
5 12 (16.90%) AWS Developer
5 12 (16.90%) Node.js Developer
5 12 (16.90%) Symfony Developer
6 11 (15.49%) Angular Developer
6 11 (15.49%) PHP Symfony Developer
7 9 (12.68%) AWS Engineer
8 8 (11.27%) HTML CSS Developer
8 8 (11.27%) HTML Developer
8 8 (11.27%) JavaScript Engineer
8 8 (11.27%) WordPress Developer
9 7 (9.86%) PHP Drupal Developer
10 6 (8.45%) PHP WordPress Developer
10 6 (8.45%) Web Developer
11 4 (5.63%) E-Commerce Developer
11 4 (5.63%) PHP Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 52 (73.24%) CSS
1 52 (73.24%) HTML
2 34 (47.89%) AngularJS
3 25 (35.21%) Symfony
4 23 (32.39%) CSS3
5 20 (28.17%) Laravel
6 17 (23.94%) LESS
6 17 (23.94%) Node.js
6 17 (23.94%) Sass
7 15 (21.13%) Web Services
8 14 (19.72%) jQuery
8 14 (19.72%) JSON
9 13 (18.31%) HTML5
9 13 (18.31%) RESTful
10 4 (5.63%) Ajax
10 4 (5.63%) LAMP
10 4 (5.63%) React
10 4 (5.63%) Twitter Bootstrap
11 3 (4.23%) Doctrine
11 3 (4.23%) Vue (Vue.js)
Miscellaneous
1 4 (5.63%) Mobile App
1 4 (5.63%) User Experience
2 3 (4.23%) Linux Command Line
3 2 (2.82%) iPad
4 1 (1.41%) Animation
4 1 (1.41%) Data Structures
4 1 (1.41%) Fintech
4 1 (1.41%) Greenfield Project
Operating Systems
1 7 (9.86%) Linux
2 1 (1.41%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (38.03%) Agile Software Development
2 25 (35.21%) TDD
2 25 (35.21%) Web Development
3 20 (28.17%) Continuous Integration
4 19 (26.76%) Scrum
5 17 (23.94%) Test Automation
6 16 (22.54%) Open Source
7 15 (21.13%) API Development
8 13 (18.31%) Kanban
8 13 (18.31%) Pair Programming
8 13 (18.31%) Unit Testing
9 11 (15.49%) E-Commerce
10 10 (14.08%) MVC
10 10 (14.08%) OO
11 9 (12.68%) BDD
12 8 (11.27%) Software Engineering
13 5 (7.04%) Continuous Improvement
13 5 (7.04%) DevOps
13 5 (7.04%) OO PHP
14 4 (5.63%) Front End Development
Programming Languages
1 47 (66.20%) JavaScript
2 6 (8.45%) PHP 7
3 4 (5.63%) PHP 5
3 4 (5.63%) Python
4 3 (4.23%) Ruby
5 2 (2.82%) ES6
5 2 (2.82%) Perl
5 2 (2.82%) TypeScript
6 1 (1.41%) Bash Shell
6 1 (1.41%) Java
6 1 (1.41%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (1.41%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 3 (4.23%) Docker
Systems Management
1 13 (18.31%) Terraform
2 2 (2.82%) Ansible
3 1 (1.41%) Kubernetes
3 1 (1.41%) Puppet
3 1 (1.41%) Salt
3 1 (1.41%) systemd
Vendors
1 7 (9.86%) Zend
2 6 (8.45%) Splunk
3 5 (7.04%) New Relic
4 4 (5.63%) Infor
5 1 (1.41%) Apiary
5 1 (1.41%) Capita
5 1 (1.41%) Google
5 1 (1.41%) HP