The table below looks at the statistics for PHP5 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 PHP5 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 5
Rank 68 52 77
Rank change year-on-year
-16 +25
Contract jobs citing PHP5 4 1 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 0.47% 0.19% 0.10%
As % of the Programming Languages category 1.14% 0.56% 0.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 1
Average daily rate
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£425 - £250
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £281 £300
% change year-on-year
+15.86% -6.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £32.50 £31.50
% change year-on-year
- +3.17%
PHP5
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%

PHP5
Jobs Demand Trend in Hertfordshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing PHP5 across the Hertfordshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Programming Languages category.

PHP5 Jobs Demand Trend in Hertfordshire

PHP5
Daily Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing PHP5 across the Hertfordshire region.

PHP5 Daily Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

PHP5
Hourly Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing PHP5 across the Hertfordshire region.

PHP5 Hourly Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

PHP5
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 PHP5 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
Borehamwood - - - -
Hemel Hempstead - - - -
Hertford - - - -
Hoddesdon - - - -
Watford - - - - 1
PHP5
East of England

PHP5
Top 10 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 21 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Hertfordshire region citing PHP5 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 PHP5.

1 4 (100.00%) PHP
1 4 (100.00%) MySQL
2 2 (50.00%) Web Services
2 2 (50.00%) Subversion
2 2 (50.00%) Web Development
2 2 (50.00%) Symfony
2 2 (50.00%) Zend
2 2 (50.00%) CodeIgniter
2 2 (50.00%) Laravel
3 1 (25.00%) Telecoms

PHP5
Top Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 21 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Hertfordshire region citing PHP5 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 PHP5. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (100.00%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 2 (50.00%) Subversion
General
1 1 (25.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 4 (100.00%) PHP Developer
1 4 (100.00%) Developer
2 2 (50.00%) Web Developer
2 2 (50.00%) MySQL Developer
2 2 (50.00%) PHP Web Developer
2 2 (50.00%) PHP MySQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (50.00%) Web Services
1 2 (50.00%) Symfony
1 2 (50.00%) CodeIgniter
1 2 (50.00%) Laravel
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (50.00%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 4 (100.00%) PHP
Vendors
1 2 (50.00%) Zend