The table below looks at the statistics for PHP skills in IT contracts advertised for the Watford region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited PHP over the 3 months to 7 December 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
7 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
PHP
Rank 14 13 23
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +10
Contract jobs citing PHP 8 8 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Watford 7.62% 7.48% 0.66%
As % of the Programming Languages category 20.51% 25.00% 2.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 2 1
Median daily rate £395 £450 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-12.22% +16.12%
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+15.38% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.00 £30.00 £33.50
% change year-on-year
-33.33% -10.44%
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
39 32 42
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Watford 37.14% 29.91% 27.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 25 17 25
Median daily rate £450 £415 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.43% +10.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £313 £280
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £450 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £393 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £38.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +10.00%

PHP
Jobs Demand Trend in Watford

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Watford region citing PHP as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 7 December 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 Watford region with a requirement for PHP.

1 20 (86.96%) E-Commerce
1 20 (86.96%) Magento
2 17 (73.91%) MySQL
3 16 (69.57%) Linux
4 13 (56.52%) JavaScript
5 12 (52.17%) HTML
5 12 (52.17%) CSS
5 12 (52.17%) Zend
6 11 (47.83%) OO PHP
6 11 (47.83%) OO
7 10 (43.48%) Java
8 9 (39.13%) SQL
8 9 (39.13%) Oracle
8 9 (39.13%) DB2
8 9 (39.13%) Ant
8 9 (39.13%) XSL
8 9 (39.13%) Unix
8 9 (39.13%) AIX
8 9 (39.13%) Web Services
8 9 (39.13%) PostgreSQL
8 9 (39.13%) Firewall
8 9 (39.13%) MVC
8 9 (39.13%) IBM
8 9 (39.13%) Tomcat
8 9 (39.13%) Python
8 9 (39.13%) XHTML
8 9 (39.13%) Ansible
8 9 (39.13%) Opscode Chef
8 9 (39.13%) Puppet
8 9 (39.13%) hybris

PHP
Top Related IT Skills in Watford 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 9 (39.13%) Drupal
1 9 (39.13%) Tomcat
2 7 (30.43%) Apache
3 3 (13.04%) Apache Solr
3 3 (13.04%) Elasticsearch
4 1 (4.35%) WordPress
Business Applications
1 20 (86.96%) Magento
Communications & Networking
1 9 (39.13%) Firewall
2 7 (30.43%) HTTP
3 1 (4.35%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (73.91%) MySQL
2 9 (39.13%) DB2
2 9 (39.13%) PostgreSQL
3 7 (30.43%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 9 (39.13%) Ant
1 9 (39.13%) Git (software)
1 9 (39.13%) Subversion
General
1 2 (8.70%) Games
Job Titles
1 14 (60.87%) Developer
2 11 (47.83%) Magento Developer
3 9 (39.13%) Architect
3 9 (39.13%) Infrastructure Architect
3 9 (39.13%) Unix Architect
4 8 (34.78%) PHP Developer
5 7 (30.43%) E-Commerce Developer
6 6 (26.09%) E-Commerce PHP Developer
6 6 (26.09%) PHP Magento Developer
7 5 (21.74%) LAMP Developer
7 5 (21.74%) PHP LAMP Developer
8 2 (8.70%) Elasticsearch Developer
8 2 (8.70%) Solr Developer
9 1 (4.35%) iOS Developer
9 1 (4.35%) PHP Zend Developer
9 1 (4.35%) Senior Developer
9 1 (4.35%) Senior LAMP Developer
9 1 (4.35%) Senior PHP Developer
9 1 (4.35%) Senior PHP Zend Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (52.17%) CSS
1 12 (52.17%) HTML
2 9 (39.13%) Web Services
2 9 (39.13%) XHTML
2 9 (39.13%) XSL
3 8 (34.78%) LAMP
4 1 (4.35%) Cocoa
4 1 (4.35%) REST
4 1 (4.35%) RESTful
4 1 (4.35%) SOAP
4 1 (4.35%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (4.35%) Digital Media
Operating Systems
1 16 (69.57%) Linux
2 9 (39.13%) AIX
2 9 (39.13%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 9 (39.13%) Unix
3 1 (4.35%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (86.96%) E-Commerce
2 11 (47.83%) OO
2 11 (47.83%) OO PHP
3 9 (39.13%) Continuous Delivery
3 9 (39.13%) Creative Problem-Solving
3 9 (39.13%) Mentoring
3 9 (39.13%) MVC
3 9 (39.13%) Software Delivery
3 9 (39.13%) Translating Business Requirements
4 7 (30.43%) Open Source
5 1 (4.35%) CRM
5 1 (4.35%) ERP
5 1 (4.35%) iOS Development
5 1 (4.35%) Web Application Development
5 1 (4.35%) Web Design
5 1 (4.35%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 13 (56.52%) JavaScript
2 10 (43.48%) Java
3 9 (39.13%) Python
3 9 (39.13%) Ruby
3 9 (39.13%) SQL
4 1 (4.35%) Apple Swift
Qualifications
1 1 (4.35%) Degree
System Software
1 3 (13.04%) Varnish
Systems Management
1 9 (39.13%) Ansible
1 9 (39.13%) Opscode Chef
1 9 (39.13%) Puppet
Vendors
1 12 (52.17%) Zend
2 9 (39.13%) hybris
2 9 (39.13%) IBM
2 9 (39.13%) Oracle