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 30 July 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
30 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
PHP
Rank 33 53 47
Rank change year-on-year
+20 -6
Contract jobs citing PHP 25 21 15
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 3.92% 2.47% 2.25%
As % of the Programming Languages category 11.74% 7.09% 5.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 13 10
Median daily rate £325 £300 £295
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.33% +1.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £298 £160 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £508 £500 £344
UK excluding London median daily rate £325 £318 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.36% -2.30%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Median hourly rate - - £14.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.00 £25.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
-36.00% -19.35%
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
213 296 258
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 33.39% 34.82% 38.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 113 139 148
Median daily rate £375 £350 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £261 £288 £242
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £478 £411
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £355 £350
% change year-on-year
+5.63% +1.42%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 16 9
Median hourly rate £52.50 £32.50 £37.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+61.53% -12.16%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £37.75 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-0.66% +7.85%

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 30 July 2016.

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 30 July 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 +7 7 £310 -34.73% 4
St Albans +1 3 £350 +133.33% 2
Welwyn Garden City - 3 £325 - 1
Hertford - 2 - - 2
Borehamwood - 1 £300 -
Rickmansworth - 1 - -
PHP
East of England

PHP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 30 July 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 29 (65.91%) JavaScript
2 21 (47.73%) Java
3 19 (43.18%) HTML
3 19 (43.18%) Agile Software Development
4 17 (38.64%) Web Development
5 16 (36.36%) Retail
5 16 (36.36%) SQL
5 16 (36.36%) CSS
6 15 (34.09%) CRM
7 14 (31.82%) Python
7 14 (31.82%) Ruby
8 13 (29.55%) Network Security
8 13 (29.55%) Web Services
8 13 (29.55%) ERP
8 13 (29.55%) Git (software)
8 13 (29.55%) Digital Media
9 12 (27.27%) E-Commerce
10 11 (25.00%) Linux
10 11 (25.00%) MySQL
10 11 (25.00%) Relational Database
10 11 (25.00%) RESTful
11 10 (22.73%) HTML5
12 9 (20.45%) Magento
12 9 (20.45%) Oracle
13 8 (18.18%) DB2
13 8 (18.18%) Unix
13 8 (18.18%) MATLAB
13 8 (18.18%) Teradata
13 8 (18.18%) jQuery
13 8 (18.18%) Algorithms

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 4 (9.09%) Apache
2 3 (6.82%) Drupal
2 3 (6.82%) Tomcat
3 2 (4.55%) Confluence
4 1 (2.27%) Elasticsearch
4 1 (2.27%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (2.27%) MS Exchange
4 1 (2.27%) nginx
4 1 (2.27%) NServiceBus
Business Applications
1 9 (20.45%) Magento
2 1 (2.27%) BigMachines
2 1 (2.27%) Eloqua
Cloud Services
1 4 (9.09%) GitHub
2 2 (4.55%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (2.27%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (2.27%) Office 365
3 1 (2.27%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 13 (29.55%) Network Security
2 3 (6.82%) Firewall
2 3 (6.82%) HTTP
3 1 (2.27%) DHCP
3 1 (2.27%) DNS
3 1 (2.27%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (25.00%) MySQL
1 11 (25.00%) Relational Database
2 8 (18.18%) DB2
3 4 (9.09%) PostgreSQL
3 4 (9.09%) SQL Server
4 1 (2.27%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (2.27%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (2.27%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 13 (29.55%) Git (software)
2 7 (15.91%) Subversion
3 4 (9.09%) Jenkins
4 3 (6.82%) Ant
4 3 (6.82%) Appium
4 3 (6.82%) PHPUnit
4 3 (6.82%) Selenium
4 3 (6.82%) WebDriver
5 2 (4.55%) Bitbucket
5 2 (4.55%) JIRA
5 2 (4.55%) Sonatype Nexus
6 1 (2.27%) Mocha
6 1 (2.27%) Oracle APEX
6 1 (2.27%) Xcode
General
1 16 (36.36%) Retail
2 3 (6.82%) Finance
3 1 (2.27%) Marketing
3 1 (2.27%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 26 (59.09%) Developer
2 11 (25.00%) PHP Developer
3 7 (15.91%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
4 5 (11.36%) Java Developer
4 5 (11.36%) MATLAB Engineer
5 4 (9.09%) HTML Developer
5 4 (9.09%) JavaScript Developer
5 4 (9.09%) LAMP Developer
5 4 (9.09%) PHP LAMP Developer
5 4 (9.09%) Software Engineer
6 3 (6.82%) Automation Tester
6 3 (6.82%) E-Commerce Developer
6 3 (6.82%) E-Commerce PHP Developer
6 3 (6.82%) HTML CSS Developer
6 3 (6.82%) Hybris Developer
6 3 (6.82%) Magento Developer
6 3 (6.82%) PHP Magento Developer
6 3 (6.82%) Selenium Automation Tester
6 3 (6.82%) Selenium Tester
6 3 (6.82%) Unix Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (43.18%) HTML
2 16 (36.36%) CSS
3 13 (29.55%) Web Services
4 11 (25.00%) RESTful
5 10 (22.73%) HTML5
6 8 (18.18%) jQuery
7 7 (15.91%) CSS3
7 7 (15.91%) LAMP
8 6 (13.64%) .NET
8 6 (13.64%) XML
9 4 (9.09%) AngularJS
9 4 (9.09%) JSON
10 3 (6.82%) ASP.NET
10 3 (6.82%) Behat
10 3 (6.82%) LESS
10 3 (6.82%) Sass
10 3 (6.82%) XHTML
10 3 (6.82%) XSL
11 2 (4.55%) J2EE
11 2 (4.55%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 13 (29.55%) Digital Media
2 8 (18.18%) Algorithms
3 4 (9.09%) Mobile App
4 3 (6.82%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (4.55%) e-Learning
5 2 (4.55%) Public Cloud
5 2 (4.55%) User Experience
6 1 (2.27%) Data Centre
6 1 (2.27%) Replication
6 1 (2.27%) RIA
Operating Systems
1 11 (25.00%) Linux
2 8 (18.18%) Unix
3 5 (11.36%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 3 (6.82%) AIX
4 3 (6.82%) Windows
5 1 (2.27%) Apple iOS
5 1 (2.27%) Windows 10
5 1 (2.27%) Windows 7
5 1 (2.27%) Windows Server
5 1 (2.27%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (2.27%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (43.18%) Agile Software Development
2 17 (38.64%) Web Development
3 15 (34.09%) CRM
4 13 (29.55%) ERP
5 12 (27.27%) E-Commerce
6 8 (18.18%) API Development
7 7 (15.91%) Front End Development
7 7 (15.91%) MVC
8 5 (11.36%) Continuous Integration
8 5 (11.36%) Open Source
8 5 (11.36%) TDD
9 4 (9.09%) BDD
9 4 (9.09%) OO
9 4 (9.09%) Software Engineering
10 3 (6.82%) Automated Testing
10 3 (6.82%) Document Management
10 3 (6.82%) Responsive Web Design
10 3 (6.82%) Test Automation
10 3 (6.82%) Test Scripting
10 3 (6.82%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 29 (65.91%) JavaScript
2 21 (47.73%) Java
3 16 (36.36%) SQL
4 14 (31.82%) Python
4 14 (31.82%) Ruby
5 8 (18.18%) MATLAB
6 5 (11.36%) C#
6 5 (11.36%) R
7 3 (6.82%) Perl
8 1 (2.27%) Apex Code
8 1 (2.27%) Apple Swift
8 1 (2.27%) C
8 1 (2.27%) C++
8 1 (2.27%) Objective-C
8 1 (2.27%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (2.27%) Degree
1 1 (2.27%) MCSA
1 1 (2.27%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (6.82%) QA
System Software
1 3 (6.82%) Docker
2 1 (2.27%) Active Directory
2 1 (2.27%) FreeRADIUS
2 1 (2.27%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 6 (13.64%) Opscode Chef
2 5 (11.36%) Ansible
2 5 (11.36%) Puppet
3 1 (2.27%) Graphite
3 1 (2.27%) logstash
3 1 (2.27%) Nagios
Vendors
1 9 (20.45%) Oracle
2 8 (18.18%) Teradata
3 6 (13.64%) hybris
3 6 (13.64%) Zend
4 5 (11.36%) IBM
5 3 (6.82%) Microsoft
6 2 (4.55%) Red Hat
7 1 (2.27%) Cisco
7 1 (2.27%) Salesforce.com
7 1 (2.27%) Siebel
7 1 (2.27%) VMware
Watford, Hertfordshire
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