The table below looks at the statistics for PHP5 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 PHP5 over the 3 months to 24 December 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
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
PHP 5
Rank 20 - 27
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing PHP5 2 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Watford 1.52% - 0.96%
As % of the Programming Languages category 5.56% - 1.59%
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 £293
% change year-on-year
+8.33% +2.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.35 £32.50 -
% change year-on-year
-31.23% -
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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
36 40 63
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Watford 27.27% 42.55% 60.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 9 30
Average daily rate £375 £300 £406
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+25.00% -26.15%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £235 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £400 £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 £35.18 £33.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+6.59% -5.71%

PHP5
Jobs Demand Trend in Watford

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

PHP5 Jobs Demand Trend in Watford

PHP5
Daily Rate Trend in Watford

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

PHP5 Daily Rate Trend in Watford

PHP5
Top 20 Related IT Skills in Watford

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Watford 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 2 (100.00%) HTML
1 2 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 2 (100.00%) PHP
1 2 (100.00%) MySQL
1 2 (100.00%) CSS
1 2 (100.00%) OO
1 2 (100.00%) MVC
1 2 (100.00%) CMS
1 2 (100.00%) LAMP
1 2 (100.00%) Symfony
1 2 (100.00%) Zend
1 2 (100.00%) Drupal
1 2 (100.00%) Git (software)
1 2 (100.00%) Mercurial
1 2 (100.00%) Yii
1 2 (100.00%) Laravel
1 2 (100.00%) Semantic HTML
1 2 (100.00%) Subversion
2 1 (50.00%) Web Development
2 1 (50.00%) PostgreSQL

PHP5
Top Related IT Skills in Watford by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Watford 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.

Application Platforms
1 2 (100.00%) CMS
1 2 (100.00%) Drupal
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (100.00%) MySQL
2 1 (50.00%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 2 (100.00%) Subversion
1 2 (100.00%) Git (software)
1 2 (100.00%) Mercurial
Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) Developer
1 2 (100.00%) Drupal Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (100.00%) HTML
1 2 (100.00%) CSS
1 2 (100.00%) LAMP
1 2 (100.00%) Symfony
1 2 (100.00%) Yii
1 2 (100.00%) Laravel
1 2 (100.00%) Semantic HTML
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) OO
1 2 (100.00%) MVC
2 1 (50.00%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 2 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 2 (100.00%) PHP
Vendors
1 2 (100.00%) Zend
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