The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the Hertfordshire region that had PHP Developer featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 23 January 2017 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

3 months to
23 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
PHP Developer
East of England / Hertfordshire
Rank - 42 62
Contract jobs requiring a PHP Developer 0 9 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire - 1.57% 0.15%
As % of the Job Titles category - 1.69% 0.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 4 1
Median daily rate - £216 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- -44.19%
UK excluding London median daily rate £325 £301 £300
% change year-on-year
+7.88% +0.41%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.00 £35.50 £24.75
% change year-on-year
-49.29% +43.43%

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the Hertfordshire region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of contract jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
Hertfordshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
551 534 642
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 95.16% 93.36% 96.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 317 277 350
Median daily rate £450 £375 £390
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+20.00% -3.84%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £195 £185 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £614 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+4.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 29 52 38
Median hourly rate £30.00 £14.75 £22.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+103.38% -32.95%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.24 £6.97 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £48.65 £46.30 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year
- +9.37%

PHP Developer
Jobs Demand Trend in Hertfordshire

The demand trend of IT contracts across the Hertfordshire region that featured PHP Developer in the job title.

PHP Developer Jobs Demand Trend in Hertfordshire

PHP Developer
Daily Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing PHP Developer across the Hertfordshire region.

PHP Developer Daily Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

PHP Developer
Hourly Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

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

PHP Developer Hourly Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

PHP Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 23 January 2017, PHP Developer contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Hertfordshire region featuring PHP Developer in the job title.

1 17 (100.00%) PHP
2 16 (94.12%) Zend
3 15 (88.24%) JavaScript
4 13 (76.47%) E-Commerce
5 12 (70.59%) MySQL
5 12 (70.59%) LAMP
6 11 (64.71%) CSS
6 11 (64.71%) HTML
6 11 (64.71%) jQuery
7 10 (58.82%) Web Development
8 9 (52.94%) e-Learning
9 7 (41.18%) Web Services
10 6 (35.29%) Zend Framework
10 6 (35.29%) MVC
10 6 (35.29%) OO
11 5 (29.41%) SOAP
11 5 (29.41%) XML
12 4 (23.53%) XSL
12 4 (23.53%) XHTML
12 4 (23.53%) Subversion
12 4 (23.53%) Symfony
12 4 (23.53%) Magento
12 4 (23.53%) OO PHP
12 4 (23.53%) Responsive Web Design
13 2 (11.76%) Relational Database
13 2 (11.76%) User Experience
13 2 (11.76%) Open Source
13 2 (11.76%) HTML5
13 2 (11.76%) BDD
13 2 (11.76%) Agile Software Development

PHP Developer Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire 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 (11.76%) Apache
2 1 (5.88%) WordPress
Business Applications
1 4 (23.53%) Magento
Communications & Networking
1 2 (11.76%) HTTP
2 1 (5.88%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (70.59%) MySQL
2 2 (11.76%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 4 (23.53%) Subversion
General
1 2 (11.76%) Games
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (70.59%) LAMP
2 11 (64.71%) CSS
2 11 (64.71%) HTML
2 11 (64.71%) jQuery
3 7 (41.18%) Web Services
4 6 (35.29%) Zend Framework
5 5 (29.41%) SOAP
5 5 (29.41%) XML
6 4 (23.53%) Symfony
6 4 (23.53%) XHTML
6 4 (23.53%) XSL
7 2 (11.76%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 9 (52.94%) e-Learning
2 2 (11.76%) User Experience
3 1 (5.88%) Digital Media
Operating Systems
1 2 (11.76%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (76.47%) E-Commerce
2 10 (58.82%) Web Development
3 6 (35.29%) MVC
3 6 (35.29%) OO
4 4 (23.53%) OO PHP
4 4 (23.53%) Responsive Web Design
5 2 (11.76%) Agile Software Development
5 2 (11.76%) BDD
5 2 (11.76%) OOP
5 2 (11.76%) Open Source
5 2 (11.76%) TDD
6 1 (5.88%) CRM
6 1 (5.88%) ERP
6 1 (5.88%) Web Application Development
6 1 (5.88%) Web Design
Programming Languages
1 17 (100.00%) PHP
2 15 (88.24%) JavaScript
3 2 (11.76%) SQL
4 1 (5.88%) Java
Qualifications
1 1 (5.88%) Degree
Vendors
1 16 (94.12%) Zend