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 9 December 2016 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
9 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
PHP
Rank 45 46 59
Rank change year-on-year
+1 +13
Contract jobs citing PHP 12 10 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 1.91% 1.56% 1.10%
As % of the Programming Languages category 5.15% 4.98% 3.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 3 8
Median daily rate £413 £450 £225
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.33% +100.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £350 £150
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £399
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+15.38% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.50 £30.00 £33.50
% change year-on-year
-15.00% -10.44%
PHP
East of England

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
233 201 253
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 37.10% 31.36% 34.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 146 110 154
Median daily rate £431 £370 £365
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.55% +1.36%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £251 £250 £258
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £469
UK excluding London median daily rate £393 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 13 9
Median hourly rate £47.50 £40.00 £36.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+18.75% +11.11%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.13 £22.30 £14.60
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.50 £41.00 £41.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £38.50 £35.18
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +9.45%

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
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 9 December 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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
Watford -2 7 £395 -12.22% 2
St Albans - 3 - -
PHP
East of England

PHP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 9 December 2016, 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 33 (61.11%) MySQL
2 29 (53.70%) E-Commerce
3 28 (51.85%) JavaScript
4 26 (48.15%) Linux
5 25 (46.30%) LAMP
5 25 (46.30%) Zend
6 24 (44.44%) Ruby
6 24 (44.44%) Python
7 23 (42.59%) Web Services
8 21 (38.89%) Java
9 20 (37.04%) CSS
9 20 (37.04%) HTML
9 20 (37.04%) Magento
10 18 (33.33%) SQL
11 17 (31.48%) Opscode Chef
12 16 (29.63%) Puppet
12 16 (29.63%) Git (software)
12 16 (29.63%) Web Development
12 16 (29.63%) Ansible
13 15 (27.78%) Subversion
13 15 (27.78%) Relational Database
13 15 (27.78%) Apache
13 15 (27.78%) MVC
14 14 (25.93%) PostgreSQL
15 13 (24.07%) OO
15 13 (24.07%) jQuery
16 11 (20.37%) OO PHP
16 11 (20.37%) HTTP
16 11 (20.37%) XHTML
16 11 (20.37%) Unix

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 15 (27.78%) Apache
2 9 (16.67%) Drupal
2 9 (16.67%) Tomcat
3 6 (11.11%) nginx
4 4 (7.41%) Elasticsearch
5 3 (5.56%) Apache Solr
6 2 (3.70%) Confluence
7 1 (1.85%) NServiceBus
7 1 (1.85%) WordPress
Business Applications
1 20 (37.04%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 2 (3.70%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 11 (20.37%) HTTP
2 9 (16.67%) Firewall
3 6 (11.11%) DHCP
3 6 (11.11%) DNS
4 5 (9.26%) Network Security
5 1 (1.85%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 33 (61.11%) MySQL
2 15 (27.78%) Relational Database
3 14 (25.93%) PostgreSQL
4 9 (16.67%) DB2
5 1 (1.85%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 16 (29.63%) Git (software)
2 15 (27.78%) Subversion
3 9 (16.67%) Ant
4 2 (3.70%) Bitbucket
4 2 (3.70%) Jenkins
4 2 (3.70%) JIRA
4 2 (3.70%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 9 (16.67%) Retail
2 2 (3.70%) Games
Job Titles
1 32 (59.26%) Developer
2 19 (35.19%) PHP Developer
3 11 (20.37%) Magento Developer
4 10 (18.52%) Web Developer
5 9 (16.67%) Architect
5 9 (16.67%) Infrastructure Architect
5 9 (16.67%) Unix Architect
6 8 (14.81%) PHP Web Developer
7 7 (12.96%) E-Commerce Developer
7 7 (12.96%) PHP Zend Developer
8 6 (11.11%) DevOps Engineer
8 6 (11.11%) E-Commerce PHP Developer
8 6 (11.11%) LAMP Developer
8 6 (11.11%) PHP LAMP Developer
8 6 (11.11%) PHP Magento Developer
9 5 (9.26%) MATLAB Engineer
10 4 (7.41%) Operations Engineer
10 4 (7.41%) Senior Developer
11 3 (5.56%) Software Engineer
12 2 (3.70%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (46.30%) LAMP
2 23 (42.59%) Web Services
3 20 (37.04%) CSS
3 20 (37.04%) HTML
4 13 (24.07%) jQuery
5 11 (20.37%) XHTML
6 9 (16.67%) RESTful
6 9 (16.67%) XSL
7 7 (12.96%) SOAP
7 7 (12.96%) XML
8 6 (11.11%) Symfony
8 6 (11.11%) Zend Framework
9 5 (9.26%) LAPP Stack
9 5 (9.26%) LEMP Stack
10 2 (3.70%) .NET
10 2 (3.70%) HTML5
11 1 (1.85%) ASP.NET
11 1 (1.85%) ASP.NET Web API
11 1 (1.85%) Entity Framework
11 1 (1.85%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 9 (16.67%) e-Learning
2 8 (14.81%) Algorithms
3 5 (9.26%) Digital Media
4 2 (3.70%) Public Cloud
4 2 (3.70%) User Experience
5 1 (1.85%) Data Centre
5 1 (1.85%) RIA
Operating Systems
1 26 (48.15%) Linux
2 11 (20.37%) Unix
3 9 (16.67%) AIX
3 9 (16.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (1.85%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (53.70%) E-Commerce
2 16 (29.63%) Web Development
3 15 (27.78%) MVC
4 13 (24.07%) OO
5 11 (20.37%) Mentoring
5 11 (20.37%) OO PHP
6 10 (18.52%) Agile Software Development
7 9 (16.67%) Continuous Delivery
7 9 (16.67%) Creative Problem-Solving
7 9 (16.67%) Open Source
7 9 (16.67%) Software Delivery
7 9 (16.67%) Translating Business Requirements
8 8 (14.81%) API Development
9 6 (11.11%) DevOps
10 5 (9.26%) CRM
10 5 (9.26%) ERP
11 4 (7.41%) OOP
11 4 (7.41%) Responsive Web Design
12 3 (5.56%) Software Engineering
13 2 (3.70%) BDD
Programming Languages
1 28 (51.85%) JavaScript
2 24 (44.44%) Python
2 24 (44.44%) Ruby
3 21 (38.89%) Java
4 18 (33.33%) SQL
5 8 (14.81%) MATLAB
6 7 (12.96%) Perl
7 5 (9.26%) R
8 1 (1.85%) Apple Swift
8 1 (1.85%) C#
Qualifications
1 1 (1.85%) Degree
System Software
1 5 (9.26%) FreeRADIUS
1 5 (9.26%) Virtual Machines
1 5 (9.26%) Virtual Servers
1 5 (9.26%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (5.56%) Varnish
3 2 (3.70%) Docker
4 1 (1.85%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 17 (31.48%) Opscode Chef
2 16 (29.63%) Ansible
2 16 (29.63%) Puppet
3 6 (11.11%) Nagios
4 1 (1.85%) Graphite
4 1 (1.85%) logstash
Vendors
1 25 (46.30%) Zend
2 9 (16.67%) hybris
2 9 (16.67%) IBM
2 9 (16.67%) Oracle
3 7 (12.96%) Teradata
4 6 (11.11%) VMware
5 5 (9.26%) Cisco
Welwyn Garden City, Hertfordshire
Experis Ltd
Rate: £150.00 - £200 per day
Posted: 3 days ago