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 September 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 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
PHP
Rank 24 50 50
Rank change year-on-year
+26 0
Contract jobs citing PHP 39 18 28
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 5.16% 2.42% 3.28%
As % of the Programming Languages category 12.96% 7.17% 7.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 7 20
Median daily rate £375 £300 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+25.00% -11.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £305 £150 £150
10% offered a daily rate of more than £440 £400 £400
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £300 £325
% change year-on-year
+16.66% -7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Median hourly rate - - £14.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.00 £17.50 £28.00
% change year-on-year
-14.28% -37.50%
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
301 251 367
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 39.81% 33.69% 42.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 153 116 248
Median daily rate £375 £375 £355
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +5.63%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 21 7 10
Median hourly rate £50.00 £39.00 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+28.20% +95.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £32.65 £14.40
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.50 £42.50 £37.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.00 £39.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+5.12% +11.42%

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 September 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 September 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 20 £395 -16.84%
Welwyn Garden City - 2 £325 -
Borehamwood - 1 £300 -
Rickmansworth - 1 - -
PHP
East of England

PHP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 30 September 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 41 (66.13%) JavaScript
2 31 (50.00%) MySQL
3 30 (48.39%) E-Commerce
4 28 (45.16%) HTML
5 26 (41.94%) Java
6 25 (40.32%) CSS
6 25 (40.32%) Web Development
7 23 (37.10%) Zend
7 23 (37.10%) SQL
7 23 (37.10%) Web Services
7 23 (37.10%) Linux
8 21 (33.87%) Magento
8 21 (33.87%) LAMP
9 20 (32.26%) Ruby
9 20 (32.26%) Python
10 19 (30.65%) Git (software)
11 18 (29.03%) Agile Software Development
11 18 (29.03%) Subversion
12 17 (27.42%) jQuery
13 16 (25.81%) Retail
13 16 (25.81%) MVC
14 15 (24.19%) Relational Database
15 14 (22.58%) Unix
15 14 (22.58%) DB2
15 14 (22.58%) Oracle
16 13 (20.97%) CRM
16 13 (20.97%) ERP
16 13 (20.97%) Network Security
16 13 (20.97%) Digital Media
17 12 (19.35%) RESTful

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 10 (16.13%) Apache
2 9 (14.52%) Drupal
2 9 (14.52%) Tomcat
3 4 (6.45%) Elasticsearch
4 3 (4.84%) Apache Solr
5 2 (3.23%) Confluence
6 1 (1.61%) Exchange Server 2010
6 1 (1.61%) MS Exchange
6 1 (1.61%) nginx
6 1 (1.61%) NServiceBus
Business Applications
1 21 (33.87%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 2 (3.23%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (1.61%) GitHub
2 1 (1.61%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 13 (20.97%) Network Security
2 9 (14.52%) Firewall
3 7 (11.29%) HTTP
4 1 (1.61%) DHCP
4 1 (1.61%) DNS
4 1 (1.61%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 31 (50.00%) MySQL
2 15 (24.19%) Relational Database
3 14 (22.58%) DB2
4 10 (16.13%) PostgreSQL
5 4 (6.45%) SQL Server
6 1 (1.61%) SQL Server 2008
6 1 (1.61%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 1 (1.61%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 19 (30.65%) Git (software)
2 18 (29.03%) Subversion
3 9 (14.52%) Ant
4 4 (6.45%) Jenkins
5 3 (4.84%) Appium
5 3 (4.84%) PHPUnit
5 3 (4.84%) Selenium
5 3 (4.84%) WebDriver
6 2 (3.23%) Bitbucket
6 2 (3.23%) JIRA
6 2 (3.23%) Sonatype Nexus
7 1 (1.61%) Mocha
General
1 16 (25.81%) Retail
2 3 (4.84%) Finance
3 2 (3.23%) Games
4 1 (1.61%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 38 (61.29%) Developer
2 20 (32.26%) PHP Developer
3 11 (17.74%) Web Developer
4 9 (14.52%) Architect
4 9 (14.52%) Infrastructure Architect
4 9 (14.52%) Magento Developer
4 9 (14.52%) PHP Web Developer
4 9 (14.52%) Unix Architect
5 7 (11.29%) E-Commerce Developer
5 7 (11.29%) PHP Zend Developer
6 6 (9.68%) E-Commerce PHP Developer
6 6 (9.68%) LAMP Developer
6 6 (9.68%) PHP LAMP Developer
6 6 (9.68%) PHP Magento Developer
7 5 (8.06%) Java Developer
7 5 (8.06%) MATLAB Engineer
8 4 (6.45%) Senior Developer
8 4 (6.45%) Software Engineer
9 3 (4.84%) Software Developer
9 3 (4.84%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 28 (45.16%) HTML
2 25 (40.32%) CSS
3 23 (37.10%) Web Services
4 21 (33.87%) LAMP
5 17 (27.42%) jQuery
6 12 (19.35%) RESTful
6 12 (19.35%) XML
7 11 (17.74%) XHTML
8 9 (14.52%) XSL
9 7 (11.29%) HTML5
9 7 (11.29%) SOAP
10 6 (9.68%) .NET
10 6 (9.68%) Symfony
10 6 (9.68%) Zend Framework
11 4 (6.45%) AngularJS
12 3 (4.84%) ASP.NET
12 3 (4.84%) Behat
12 3 (4.84%) CSS3
12 3 (4.84%) JSON
12 3 (4.84%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 13 (20.97%) Digital Media
2 9 (14.52%) e-Learning
3 8 (12.90%) Algorithms
4 3 (4.84%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (4.84%) User Experience
5 2 (3.23%) Mobile App
5 2 (3.23%) Public Cloud
6 1 (1.61%) Data Centre
6 1 (1.61%) Replication
6 1 (1.61%) RIA
Operating Systems
1 23 (37.10%) Linux
2 14 (22.58%) Unix
3 11 (17.74%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 9 (14.52%) AIX
5 3 (4.84%) Windows
6 1 (1.61%) Apple iOS
6 1 (1.61%) Windows 10
6 1 (1.61%) Windows 7
6 1 (1.61%) Windows Server
6 1 (1.61%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (1.61%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (48.39%) E-Commerce
2 25 (40.32%) Web Development
3 18 (29.03%) Agile Software Development
4 16 (25.81%) MVC
5 13 (20.97%) CRM
5 13 (20.97%) ERP
6 11 (17.74%) Mentoring
6 11 (17.74%) OO
7 9 (14.52%) Continuous Delivery
7 9 (14.52%) OO PHP
7 9 (14.52%) Open Source
7 9 (14.52%) Software Delivery
7 9 (14.52%) Translating Business Requirements
8 8 (12.90%) API Development
9 6 (9.68%) TDD
10 5 (8.06%) BDD
10 5 (8.06%) Continuous Integration
10 5 (8.06%) Responsive Web Design
11 4 (6.45%) OOP
11 4 (6.45%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 41 (66.13%) JavaScript
2 26 (41.94%) Java
3 23 (37.10%) SQL
4 20 (32.26%) Python
4 20 (32.26%) Ruby
5 8 (12.90%) MATLAB
6 5 (8.06%) C#
6 5 (8.06%) R
7 3 (4.84%) Perl
8 1 (1.61%) Apple Swift
8 1 (1.61%) C
8 1 (1.61%) C++
8 1 (1.61%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (1.61%) Degree
1 1 (1.61%) MCSA
1 1 (1.61%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (4.84%) QA
System Software
1 3 (4.84%) Varnish
2 2 (3.23%) Docker
3 1 (1.61%) Active Directory
3 1 (1.61%) FreeRADIUS
3 1 (1.61%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 12 (19.35%) Opscode Chef
2 11 (17.74%) Ansible
2 11 (17.74%) Puppet
3 1 (1.61%) Graphite
3 1 (1.61%) logstash
3 1 (1.61%) Nagios
Vendors
1 23 (37.10%) Zend
2 14 (22.58%) Oracle
3 12 (19.35%) hybris
4 11 (17.74%) IBM
5 8 (12.90%) Teradata
6 3 (4.84%) Microsoft
7 2 (3.23%) Red Hat
8 1 (1.61%) Cisco
8 1 (1.61%) VMware
Hertfordshire
Oscar
Rate: £350 - £450 per day
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