The table below looks at the statistics for PHP skills 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 over the 3 months to 21 October 2014 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
21 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
PHP
Rank 49 38 59
Rank change year-on-year
-11 +21
Contract jobs citing PHP 23 15 19
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 2.71% 2.90% 1.95%
As % of the Programming Languages category 6.55% 8.43% 4.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 7 13
Average daily rate
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£335 £288 £310
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.52% -7.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £150 £288 £253
10% offered a daily rate of more than £408 £495 £445
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £288 £290
% change year-on-year
+13.04% -0.86%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Average hourly rate - £25.50 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £31.00 £31.25 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-0.80% +25.00%
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
351 178 458
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 41.34% 34.43% 47.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 231 95 235
Average daily rate £355 £325 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.23% -13.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £264 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 16 11
Average hourly rate £37.50 £37.50 £37.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +1.35%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.40 £9.86 £31.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.50 £50.00 £40.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £33.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+4.47% -4.28%

PHP
Jobs Demand Trend in Hertfordshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing PHP across the Hertfordshire region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 October 2014.

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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing PHP within the Hertfordshire region over the 3 months to 21 October 2014. 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
Bishop's Stortford - - - -
Borehamwood - - - - 1
Hemel Hempstead - - - - 1
Hertford - - - - 1
Hitchin - - - -
Hoddesdon - - - -
Letchworth - - - -
Rickmansworth - - - -
Royston - - - - 1
Watford - - - - 5
Welwyn Garden City - - - -
PHP
East of England

PHP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 21 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Hertfordshire region citing PHP also 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 that cited PHP.

1 23 (65.71%) HTML
2 22 (62.86%) CSS
3 16 (45.71%) JavaScript
4 15 (42.86%) HTML5
5 13 (37.14%) WordPress
6 12 (34.29%) MySQL
7 10 (28.57%) Web Development
7 10 (28.57%) CSS3
8 8 (22.86%) jQuery
9 7 (20.00%) Magento
10 6 (17.14%) Web Services
11 5 (14.29%) SEO
12 4 (11.43%) MVC
12 4 (11.43%) Telecoms
12 4 (11.43%) CMS
12 4 (11.43%) E-Commerce
12 4 (11.43%) PHP5
13 3 (8.57%) User Experience
13 3 (8.57%) Sass
13 3 (8.57%) LESS
13 3 (8.57%) Ember.js
13 3 (8.57%) SilverStripe
13 3 (8.57%) OO
13 3 (8.57%) Ruby
13 3 (8.57%) Degree
13 3 (8.57%) Ruby on Rails
13 3 (8.57%) Zend
14 2 (5.71%) CodeIgniter
14 2 (5.71%) Time Management
14 2 (5.71%) Marketing

PHP
Top Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 21 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Hertfordshire region citing PHP also 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 that cited PHP. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 13 (37.14%) WordPress
2 4 (11.43%) CMS
3 3 (8.57%) SilverStripe
4 1 (2.86%) Joomla!
4 1 (2.86%) Drupal
Applications
1 2 (5.71%) Photoshop
1 2 (5.71%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (2.86%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 7 (20.00%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.86%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.86%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (34.29%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 2 (5.71%) Subversion
1 2 (5.71%) Git (software)
2 1 (2.86%) Jasmine
General
1 4 (11.43%) Telecoms
2 2 (5.71%) Advertising
2 2 (5.71%) Marketing
3 1 (2.86%) Retail
3 1 (2.86%) Local Government
3 1 (2.86%) Finance
Job Titles
1 33 (94.29%) Developer
2 19 (54.29%) PHP Developer
3 7 (20.00%) Web Developer
3 7 (20.00%) Front-End Developer
4 5 (14.29%) JavaScript Developer
5 4 (11.43%) MySQL Developer
5 4 (11.43%) PHP MySQL Developer
5 4 (11.43%) Magento Developer
6 2 (5.71%) PHP Magento Developer
6 2 (5.71%) WordPress Developer
6 2 (5.71%) PHP Web Developer
6 2 (5.71%) Junior
6 2 (5.71%) Junior Developer
7 1 (2.86%) Web Administrator
7 1 (2.86%) Senior Developer
7 1 (2.86%) Administrator
7 1 (2.86%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 1 (2.86%) Desktop Engineer
7 1 (2.86%) Senior PHP Developer
7 1 (2.86%) Junior PHP Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (65.71%) HTML
2 22 (62.86%) CSS
3 15 (42.86%) HTML5
4 10 (28.57%) CSS3
5 8 (22.86%) jQuery
6 6 (17.14%) Web Services
7 3 (8.57%) Ruby on Rails
7 3 (8.57%) Sass
7 3 (8.57%) LESS
7 3 (8.57%) Ember.js
8 2 (5.71%) Laravel
8 2 (5.71%) Symfony
8 2 (5.71%) CodeIgniter
9 1 (2.86%) RESTful
9 1 (2.86%) LAMP
9 1 (2.86%) Ajax
9 1 (2.86%) Backbone.js
9 1 (2.86%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 3 (8.57%) User Experience
2 2 (5.71%) Smartphone
2 2 (5.71%) Computer Science
3 1 (2.86%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 1 (2.86%) Windows
1 1 (2.86%) Android
1 1 (2.86%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (28.57%) Web Development
2 5 (14.29%) SEO
3 4 (11.43%) E-Commerce
3 4 (11.43%) MVC
4 3 (8.57%) OO
5 2 (5.71%) CRM
5 2 (5.71%) Agile Software Development
5 2 (5.71%) Time Management
5 2 (5.71%) Responsive Web Design
5 2 (5.71%) Line Management
6 1 (2.86%) BDD
6 1 (2.86%) Progressive Enhancement
6 1 (2.86%) TDD
6 1 (2.86%) Software Engineering
6 1 (2.86%) Scrum
6 1 (2.86%) Web Design
Programming Languages
1 16 (45.71%) JavaScript
2 4 (11.43%) PHP5
3 3 (8.57%) Ruby
4 2 (5.71%) SQL
5 1 (2.86%) Python
5 1 (2.86%) Java
Qualifications
1 3 (8.57%) Degree
System Software
1 1 (2.86%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 3 (8.57%) Zend
2 2 (5.71%) Adobe
3 1 (2.86%) Google
3 1 (2.86%) CyberSource
3 1 (2.86%) DataCash
3 1 (2.86%) Microsoft
Stevenage, Hertfordshire
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: £200 to £225 per day
Posted: 1 hour ago