Period
to 10 December 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 10 December 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
10 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 49 46 29
Rank change year-on-year -3 -17 -7
Contract jobs citing PHP 42 62 95
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Oxfordshire 3.77% 5.26% 7.60%
As % of the Programming Languages category 7.28% 10.39% 13.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 29 52 66
Oxfordshire median daily rate £500 £413 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +21.07% +10.13% +25.00%
10th Percentile £321 £275 £303
90th Percentile £700 £500 £450
South East median daily rate £375 £363 £350
% change year-on-year +3.45% +3.57% +16.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Oxfordshire median hourly rate - - £19.00
South East median hourly rate £35.00 £33.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year +6.06% +94.12% -39.29%

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 577 597 712
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Oxfordshire 51.80% 50.64% 56.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 433 476 517
Oxfordshire median daily rate £425 £450 £433
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.56% +3.93% +8.25%
10th Percentile £325 £325 £300
90th Percentile £549 £582 £570
South East median daily rate £430 £413 £400
% change year-on-year +4.24% +3.13% +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 6 14
Oxfordshire median hourly rate £47.50 £43.75 £31.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +8.57% +37.80% -18.59%
10th Percentile £39.50 £25.75 £15.66
90th Percentile £53.00 £77.50 £41.28
South East median hourly rate £45.00 £45.00 £41.00
% change year-on-year - +9.76% +9.33%

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 10 December 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 10 December 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 24 £500 +17.65% 22
Abingdon - 1 £325 -
PHP
South East

For the 6 months to 10 December 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 27 (64.29%) Agile Software Development
2 23 (54.76%) Symfony
3 22 (52.38%) JavaScript
4 19 (45.24%) Web Development
5 17 (40.48%) HTML
5 17 (40.48%) CSS
6 13 (30.95%) Swagger
7 12 (28.57%) Continuous Integration
8 11 (26.19%) Git (software)
8 11 (26.19%) E-Commerce
9 10 (23.81%) MySQL
10 9 (21.43%) HTML5
10 9 (21.43%) Sass
11 8 (19.05%) GitHub
11 8 (19.05%) Test Automation
11 8 (19.05%) Laravel
11 8 (19.05%) Continuous Improvement
11 8 (19.05%) OO
12 7 (16.67%) Scrum
12 7 (16.67%) JIRA
12 7 (16.67%) Selenium
12 7 (16.67%) Test Scripting
12 7 (16.67%) Build Automation
12 7 (16.67%) CSS3
12 7 (16.67%) Jenkins
12 7 (16.67%) Docker
12 7 (16.67%) DevOps
12 7 (16.67%) Kubernetes
12 7 (16.67%) Task Automation
13 6 (14.29%) Problem-Solving

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 5 (11.90%) CMS
1 5 (11.90%) Drupal
2 2 (4.76%) WordPress
3 1 (2.38%) Apache Solr
3 1 (2.38%) Moodle
Cloud Services
1 8 (19.05%) GitHub
2 5 (11.90%) Cloud Computing
3 2 (4.76%) Akamai
Communications & Networking
1 5 (11.90%) Internet
2 1 (2.38%) FTP
2 1 (2.38%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (23.81%) MySQL
2 2 (4.76%) MongoDB
3 1 (2.38%) NoSQL
3 1 (2.38%) Redis
Development Applications
1 11 (26.19%) Git (software)
2 7 (16.67%) Jenkins
2 7 (16.67%) JIRA
2 7 (16.67%) Selenium
3 1 (2.38%) gulp
General
1 6 (14.29%) Marketing
2 1 (2.38%) Banking
2 1 (2.38%) Finance
2 1 (2.38%) Games
Job Titles
1 26 (61.90%) Developer
2 17 (40.48%) PHP Developer
3 7 (16.67%) Senior Developer
3 7 (16.67%) Senior PHP Developer
4 6 (14.29%) Web Developer
5 5 (11.90%) Architect
5 5 (11.90%) Digital Architect
5 5 (11.90%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
5 5 (11.90%) Front End Web Developer (Client-Side Developer)
5 5 (11.90%) HTML CSS Developer
5 5 (11.90%) HTML Developer
5 5 (11.90%) JavaScript Developer
5 5 (11.90%) PHP Architect
6 4 (9.52%) Agile Developer
6 4 (9.52%) JavaScript Engineer
6 4 (9.52%) Lead Developer
6 4 (9.52%) Lead PHP Developer
7 3 (7.14%) Java Developer
7 3 (7.14%) Senior Test Engineer
7 3 (7.14%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (54.76%) Symfony
2 17 (40.48%) CSS
2 17 (40.48%) HTML
3 13 (30.95%) Swagger
4 9 (21.43%) HTML5
4 9 (21.43%) Sass
5 8 (19.05%) Laravel
6 7 (16.67%) CSS3
7 6 (14.29%) RESTful
8 5 (11.90%) Handlebars
8 5 (11.90%) jQuery
8 5 (11.90%) RequireJS
8 5 (11.90%) Twig
9 4 (9.52%) Node.js
10 1 (2.38%) AngularJS
10 1 (2.38%) CodeIgniter
10 1 (2.38%) LESS
10 1 (2.38%) React
10 1 (2.38%) Twitter Bootstrap
10 1 (2.38%) XHTML
Miscellaneous
1 6 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (11.90%) Linux Command Line
2 5 (11.90%) Public Cloud
2 5 (11.90%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 6 (14.29%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (64.29%) Agile Software Development
2 19 (45.24%) Web Development
3 12 (28.57%) Continuous Integration
4 11 (26.19%) E-Commerce
5 8 (19.05%) Continuous Improvement
5 8 (19.05%) OO
5 8 (19.05%) Test Automation
6 7 (16.67%) Build Automation
6 7 (16.67%) DevOps
6 7 (16.67%) Scrum
6 7 (16.67%) Task Automation
6 7 (16.67%) Test Scripting
7 6 (14.29%) Microservices
7 6 (14.29%) Problem-Solving
7 6 (14.29%) TDD
8 5 (11.90%) Data Protection
8 5 (11.90%) Migration
8 5 (11.90%) Web Accessibility
8 5 (11.90%) Web Design
8 5 (11.90%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 22 (52.38%) JavaScript
2 6 (14.29%) PHP 5
2 6 (14.29%) PHP 7
3 4 (9.52%) Java
4 3 (7.14%) SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (11.90%) QA
System Software
1 7 (16.67%) Docker
Systems Management
1 7 (16.67%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 2 (4.76%) HP
1 2 (4.76%) New Relic
1 2 (4.76%) Splunk
2 1 (2.38%) Facebook
2 1 (2.38%) Google
2 1 (2.38%) Oracle