The table below looks at the statistics for the PHP Developer role in IT contracts advertised for the Hertfordshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited PHP Developer in their job title over the 3 months to 4 September 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 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.

Location
3 months to
4 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
PHP Developer
Rank 58 52 51
Rank change year-on-year
-6 -1
Contract jobs requiring a PHP Developer 8 17 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 1.02% 2.16% 0.40%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.09% 2.28% 0.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 12 1
Average daily rate
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£500 £344 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+45.45% -8.33%
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £300 £270
% change year-on-year
- +11.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £14.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £22.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+33.33% -35.71%
PHP Developer
East of England

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
731 746 469
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 92.77% 94.79% 94.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 380 424 227
Average daily rate £390 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.00% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £190 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 69 52 46
Average hourly rate £17.50 £14.50 £16.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+20.68% -12.12%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.50 £10.00 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £29.75 £104.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.33 £17.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+1.94% -

PHP Developer
Jobs Demand Trend in Hertfordshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing PHP Developer in the job title across the Hertfordshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

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
Contract Job Locations in Hertfordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing PHP Developer within the Hertfordshire region over the 3 months to 4 September 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Watford - 5 - -
Hemel Hempstead +5 2 £500 +48.14%
PHP Developer
East of England

PHP Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 4 September 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Hertfordshire region that cited PHP Developer in their job title mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled with PHP Developer in their job title.

1 17 (100.00%) PHP
2 14 (82.35%) MySQL
3 13 (76.47%) Zend
4 9 (52.94%) JavaScript
5 8 (47.06%) SQL
5 8 (47.06%) OOP
5 8 (47.06%) SOA
5 8 (47.06%) jQuery
5 8 (47.06%) Git (software)
5 8 (47.06%) Agile Software Development
5 8 (47.06%) TDD
5 8 (47.06%) Subversion
5 8 (47.06%) Symfony
5 8 (47.06%) Open Source
5 8 (47.06%) MongoDB
5 8 (47.06%) Twitter Bootstrap
6 6 (35.29%) Security Cleared
6 6 (35.29%) Apache
6 6 (35.29%) Linux
7 5 (29.41%) MVC
7 5 (29.41%) PostgreSQL
7 5 (29.41%) Configuration Management
7 5 (29.41%) OO
7 5 (29.41%) Web Development
7 5 (29.41%) Refactoring
7 5 (29.41%) nginx
7 5 (29.41%) Mercurial
7 5 (29.41%) CouchDB
7 5 (29.41%) Continuous Integration
7 5 (29.41%) Release Management

PHP Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 4 September 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Hertfordshire region that cited PHP Developer in their job title mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled with PHP Developer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 6 (35.29%) Apache
2 5 (29.41%) nginx
3 3 (17.65%) Drupal
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (82.35%) MySQL
2 8 (47.06%) MongoDB
3 5 (29.41%) NoSQL
3 5 (29.41%) Redis
3 5 (29.41%) Relational Database
3 5 (29.41%) PostgreSQL
3 5 (29.41%) CouchDB
Development Applications
1 8 (47.06%) Subversion
1 8 (47.06%) Git (software)
2 5 (29.41%) Mercurial
2 5 (29.41%) Jenkins
General
1 1 (5.88%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (47.06%) Symfony
1 8 (47.06%) jQuery
1 8 (47.06%) Twitter Bootstrap
2 5 (29.41%) Memcached
2 5 (29.41%) Yii
2 5 (29.41%) Laravel
3 3 (17.65%) HTML
3 3 (17.65%) CSS
Operating Systems
1 6 (35.29%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (47.06%) OOP
1 8 (47.06%) SOA
1 8 (47.06%) Agile Software Development
1 8 (47.06%) TDD
1 8 (47.06%) Open Source
2 5 (29.41%) Web Application Development
2 5 (29.41%) Performance Tuning
2 5 (29.41%) Web Development
2 5 (29.41%) Refactoring
2 5 (29.41%) Release Management
2 5 (29.41%) Continuous Integration
2 5 (29.41%) Configuration Management
2 5 (29.41%) MVC
2 5 (29.41%) OO
3 1 (5.88%) Dashboard Development
Programming Languages
1 17 (100.00%) PHP
2 9 (52.94%) JavaScript
3 8 (47.06%) SQL
4 5 (29.41%) PHP5
5 3 (17.65%) Java
Qualifications
1 6 (35.29%) Security Cleared
Systems Management
1 5 (29.41%) Puppet
1 5 (29.41%) Opscode Chef
1 5 (29.41%) Ansible
Vendors
1 13 (76.47%) Zend