The table below looks at the statistics for PHP skills in IT contracts advertised for the Watford region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited PHP over the 3 months to 27 January 2015 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
27 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
PHP
Rank 18 - 25
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing PHP 4 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Watford 3.36% - 1.01%
As % of the Programming Languages category 9.52% - 1.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 1
Average daily rate
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£381 - £325
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £300 £286
% change year-on-year
+8.33% +4.80%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.28 £21.00 £31.50
% change year-on-year
+25.11% -33.33%
PHP
Hertfordshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Programming Languages category in contract jobs advertised in the Watford region.

Programming Languages Category
Watford
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
42 54 56
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Watford 35.29% 49.54% 56.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 15 25
Average daily rate £388 £350 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.71% -12.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £235 £304
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £592 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.50 £33.25 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+6.76% -5.00%

PHP
Jobs Demand Trend in Watford

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

PHP Jobs Demand Trend in Watford

PHP
Daily Rate Trend in Watford

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

PHP Daily Rate Trend in Watford

PHP
Hourly Rate Trend in Watford

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

PHP Hourly Rate Trend in Watford

PHP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Watford

For the 6 months to 27 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Watford 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 4 (100.00%) MySQL
1 4 (100.00%) LAMP
1 4 (100.00%) Symfony
1 4 (100.00%) Drupal
2 2 (50.00%) PHP5
2 2 (50.00%) Stress Testing
2 2 (50.00%) Git (software)
2 2 (50.00%) Mercurial
2 2 (50.00%) MongoDB
2 2 (50.00%) Yii
2 2 (50.00%) Laravel
2 2 (50.00%) Semantic HTML
2 2 (50.00%) Degree
2 2 (50.00%) Zend
2 2 (50.00%) Atlassian
2 2 (50.00%) Subversion
2 2 (50.00%) Project Planning
2 2 (50.00%) HTML
2 2 (50.00%) JavaScript
2 2 (50.00%) J2EE
2 2 (50.00%) CSS
2 2 (50.00%) UML
2 2 (50.00%) OO
2 2 (50.00%) E-Commerce
2 2 (50.00%) Internet
2 2 (50.00%) Change Management
2 2 (50.00%) MVC
2 2 (50.00%) CMS
3 1 (25.00%) PostgreSQL
3 1 (25.00%) Web Development

PHP
Top Related IT Skills in Watford by Category

For the 6 months to 27 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Watford 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 4 (100.00%) Drupal
2 2 (50.00%) CMS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (50.00%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (100.00%) MySQL
2 2 (50.00%) MongoDB
3 1 (25.00%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 2 (50.00%) Git (software)
1 2 (50.00%) Mercurial
1 2 (50.00%) Subversion
Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) Drupal Developer
1 2 (50.00%) Architect
1 2 (50.00%) Developer
1 2 (50.00%) Technical Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (100.00%) LAMP
1 4 (100.00%) Symfony
2 2 (50.00%) Yii
2 2 (50.00%) Laravel
2 2 (50.00%) Semantic HTML
2 2 (50.00%) HTML
2 2 (50.00%) J2EE
2 2 (50.00%) CSS
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (50.00%) Stress Testing
1 2 (50.00%) Project Planning
1 2 (50.00%) UML
1 2 (50.00%) OO
1 2 (50.00%) E-Commerce
1 2 (50.00%) Change Management
1 2 (50.00%) MVC
2 1 (25.00%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 2 (50.00%) PHP5
1 2 (50.00%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 2 (50.00%) Degree
Vendors
1 2 (50.00%) Zend
1 2 (50.00%) Atlassian