The table below looks at the statistics for PHP skills in IT contracts advertised for the Hertfordshire region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited PHP over the 3 months to 21 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
21 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
PHP
East of England / Hertfordshire
Rank 43 35 57
Rank change year-on-year
-8 +22
Contract jobs citing PHP 13 19 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 2.26% 3.26% 1.07%
As % of the Programming Languages category 7.03% 10.80% 3.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 6 5
Median daily rate £244 £270 £238
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-9.72% +13.68%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £136 £144 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £441 £450 £383
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £37.50 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £31.45 £35.00 £27.18
% change year-on-year
-10.14% +28.79%

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Programming Languages category in contract jobs advertised in the Hertfordshire region.

Programming Languages Category
Hertfordshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
185 176 216
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 32.12% 30.19% 32.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 115 91 116
Median daily rate £438 £335 £365
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+30.59% -8.21%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £258 £250 £251
10% offered a daily rate of more than £563 £625 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £385 £375 £355
% change year-on-year
+2.66% +5.63%
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 20 12
Median hourly rate £45.00 £49.50 £37.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-9.09% +32.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £31.20 £20.93
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £50.00 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.50 £40.00 £35.50
% change year-on-year
+1.25% +12.67%

PHP
Jobs Demand Trend in Hertfordshire

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Hertfordshire region citing PHP as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Programming Languages category.

PHP Jobs Demand Trend in Hertfordshire

PHP
Daily Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

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

PHP Daily Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

PHP
Daily Rate Histogram in Hertfordshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing PHP across the Hertfordshire region over the 3 months to 21 January 2017.

PHP Daily Rate Histogram in Hertfordshire

PHP
Hourly Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

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

PHP Hourly Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

PHP
Contract Job Locations in Hertfordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing PHP within the Hertfordshire region over the 3 months to 21 January 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Welwyn Garden City - 6 £145 -
St Albans +6 3 - -
Watford -9 2 £331 -26.38% 1
PHP
East of England

PHP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 21 January 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 Hertfordshire region with a requirement for PHP.

1 31 (67.39%) MySQL
1 31 (67.39%) E-Commerce
2 25 (54.35%) JavaScript
3 24 (52.17%) Zend
4 23 (50.00%) HTML
4 23 (50.00%) LAMP
5 20 (43.48%) Java
5 20 (43.48%) CSS
5 20 (43.48%) Linux
6 17 (36.96%) Magento
7 15 (32.61%) Web Services
8 13 (28.26%) Python
8 13 (28.26%) SQL
8 13 (28.26%) Apache
8 13 (28.26%) Subversion
8 13 (28.26%) Ruby
8 13 (28.26%) Web Development
8 13 (28.26%) jQuery
9 12 (26.09%) Puppet
9 12 (26.09%) Opscode Chef
9 12 (26.09%) Ansible
9 12 (26.09%) MVC
9 12 (26.09%) OO
10 11 (23.91%) PostgreSQL
11 10 (21.74%) XHTML
11 10 (21.74%) HTTP
11 10 (21.74%) OO PHP
12 9 (19.57%) Mentoring
12 9 (19.57%) e-Learning
13 8 (17.39%) XSL

PHP
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 13 (28.26%) Apache
2 8 (17.39%) Drupal
3 7 (15.22%) Tomcat
4 5 (10.87%) nginx
5 3 (6.52%) Apache Solr
5 3 (6.52%) Elasticsearch
6 1 (2.17%) WordPress
Applications
1 2 (4.35%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 17 (36.96%) Magento
2 6 (13.04%) Payment Gateway
Communications & Networking
1 10 (21.74%) HTTP
2 7 (15.22%) Firewall
3 5 (10.87%) DHCP
3 5 (10.87%) DNS
4 3 (6.52%) Internet
5 2 (4.35%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 31 (67.39%) MySQL
2 11 (23.91%) PostgreSQL
3 7 (15.22%) DB2
3 7 (15.22%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 13 (28.26%) Subversion
2 8 (17.39%) Git (software)
3 7 (15.22%) Ant
General
1 4 (8.70%) Finance
2 3 (6.52%) Banking
3 2 (4.35%) Games
4 1 (2.17%) Retail
4 1 (2.17%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 27 (58.70%) Developer
2 18 (39.13%) PHP Developer
3 10 (21.74%) Magento Developer
3 10 (21.74%) Web Developer
4 8 (17.39%) PHP Web Developer
5 7 (15.22%) Architect
5 7 (15.22%) Infrastructure Architect
5 7 (15.22%) PHP Zend Developer
5 7 (15.22%) Unix Architect
6 6 (13.04%) E-Commerce Developer
7 5 (10.87%) DevOps Engineer
7 5 (10.87%) E-Commerce PHP Developer
7 5 (10.87%) LAMP Developer
7 5 (10.87%) PHP LAMP Developer
7 5 (10.87%) PHP Magento Developer
7 5 (10.87%) Support Engineer
8 4 (8.70%) Operations Engineer
9 3 (6.52%) Integration Engineer
9 3 (6.52%) Senior Developer
10 2 (4.35%) Customer Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (50.00%) HTML
1 23 (50.00%) LAMP
2 20 (43.48%) CSS
3 15 (32.61%) Web Services
4 13 (28.26%) jQuery
5 10 (21.74%) XHTML
6 8 (17.39%) XSL
7 7 (15.22%) SOAP
7 7 (15.22%) XML
8 6 (13.04%) Symfony
8 6 (13.04%) Zend Framework
9 5 (10.87%) LEMP Stack
10 4 (8.70%) LAPP Stack
11 2 (4.35%) HTML5
11 2 (4.35%) RESTful
12 1 (2.17%) Cocoa
12 1 (2.17%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 9 (19.57%) e-Learning
2 2 (4.35%) Digital Media
2 2 (4.35%) User Experience
3 1 (2.17%) Algorithms
3 1 (2.17%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (2.17%) EFT
Operating Systems
1 20 (43.48%) Linux
2 7 (15.22%) AIX
2 7 (15.22%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 7 (15.22%) Unix
3 1 (2.17%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (67.39%) E-Commerce
2 13 (28.26%) Web Development
3 12 (26.09%) MVC
3 12 (26.09%) OO
4 10 (21.74%) OO PHP
5 9 (19.57%) Mentoring
6 7 (15.22%) Continuous Delivery
6 7 (15.22%) Creative Problem-Solving
6 7 (15.22%) Software Delivery
6 7 (15.22%) Translating Business Requirements
7 6 (13.04%) Open Source
8 5 (10.87%) DevOps
9 4 (8.70%) Agile Software Development
9 4 (8.70%) CRM
9 4 (8.70%) OOP
9 4 (8.70%) Responsive Web Design
10 2 (4.35%) BDD
10 2 (4.35%) ERP
10 2 (4.35%) TDD
11 1 (2.17%) Data Protection
Programming Languages
1 25 (54.35%) JavaScript
2 20 (43.48%) Java
3 13 (28.26%) Python
3 13 (28.26%) Ruby
3 13 (28.26%) SQL
4 5 (10.87%) Perl
5 1 (2.17%) Apple Swift
5 1 (2.17%) MATLAB
Qualifications
1 1 (2.17%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (4.35%) SLA
System Software
1 5 (10.87%) Virtual Machines
1 5 (10.87%) Virtual Servers
1 5 (10.87%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (8.70%) FreeRADIUS
3 3 (6.52%) Varnish
Systems Management
1 12 (26.09%) Ansible
1 12 (26.09%) Opscode Chef
1 12 (26.09%) Puppet
2 5 (10.87%) Nagios
Vendors
1 24 (52.17%) Zend
2 7 (15.22%) hybris
2 7 (15.22%) IBM
2 7 (15.22%) Oracle
3 5 (10.87%) VMware
4 4 (8.70%) Cisco
5 2 (4.35%) Microsoft
6 1 (2.17%) Sun
6 1 (2.17%) Teradata
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