Period
to 7 December 2019

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in England with a requirement for Laravel skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Laravel over the 6 months to 7 December 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Laravel PHP Framework
UK > England
6 months to
7 Dec 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 431 536 629
Rank change year-on-year +105 +93 +12
Contract jobs citing Laravel 363 366 234
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.50% 0.38% 0.25%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 1.62% 1.09% 0.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 302 257 187
England median daily rate £375 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +7.14% -3.45%
10th Percentile £256 £255 £213
90th Percentile £488 £488 £475
UK median daily rate £375 £375 £345
% change year-on-year - +8.62% -4.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 2 1
England median hourly rate £6.00 £15.50 £39.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -61.29% -60.76% -
UK median hourly rate £6.00 £15.50 £39.50
% change year-on-year -61.29% -60.76% -

Laravel is in the Software Libraries and Frameworks category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in England with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills.

All Software Libraries and Frameworks
England
Contract vacancies with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills 22,398 33,698 31,009
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 30.58% 35.18% 32.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 15,647 24,063 22,093
England median daily rate £500 £475 £468
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.26% +1.60% +10.00%
10th Percentile £338 £325 £313
90th Percentile £650 £638 £625
UK median daily rate £490 £475 £450
% change year-on-year +3.16% +5.56% +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 240 285 366
England median hourly rate £42.50 £41.50 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +2.41% +3.75% +2.56%
10th Percentile £17.25 £17.50 £18.00
90th Percentile £78.75 £57.50 £52.50
UK median hourly rate £42.50 £41.52 £40.00
% change year-on-year +2.37% +3.79% -

Laravel
Job Vacancy Trend in England

Job postings citing Laravel as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in England.

Job vacancy trend for Laravel in England

Laravel
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Laravel in England.

Contractor daily rate trend for Laravel in England

Laravel
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in England

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Laravel in England over the 6 months to 7 December 2019.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Laravel in England

Laravel
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Laravel in England.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Laravel in England

Laravel
Contract Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Laravel within the England region over the 6 months to 7 December 2019. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London +47 121 £425 +6.25% 50
North of England +46 79 £375 +6.99% 157
North West +58 63 £375 +3.45% 84
Midlands +69 43 £275 -21.43% 58
East of England +69 42 £438 +40.00% 23
South West -22 36 £325 - 80
South East +72 35 £350 -12.50% 55
West Midlands +41 23 £250 -28.57% 21
East Midlands +44 20 £275 -4.35% 37
Yorkshire +11 11 £325 -7.14% 50
North East +26 5 £400 +39.13% 23
Laravel
UK

For the 6 months to 7 December 2019, IT contractor jobs citing Laravel also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the England region with a requirement for Laravel.

1 356 (98.07%) PHP
2 174 (47.93%) JavaScript
3 144 (39.67%) MySQL
4 99 (27.27%) HTML
5 98 (27.00%) CSS
6 83 (22.87%) Agile Software Development
7 82 (22.59%) MVC
8 80 (22.04%) React
9 76 (20.94%) AngularJS
10 69 (19.01%) Symfony
11 66 (18.18%) RESTful
12 64 (17.63%) Vue.js
13 63 (17.36%) Git (software)
13 63 (17.36%) AWS
13 63 (17.36%) LAMP
14 58 (15.98%) Linux
15 56 (15.43%) DevOps
16 55 (15.15%) jQuery
17 52 (14.33%) Mobile App
18 48 (13.22%) E-Commerce
19 44 (12.12%) Zend
19 44 (12.12%) TDD
20 42 (11.57%) OO
21 39 (10.74%) Node.js
22 38 (10.47%) Finance
23 37 (10.19%) Serverless
24 36 (9.92%) Greenfield Project
24 36 (9.92%) Web Services
25 35 (9.64%) Apache
26 34 (9.37%) Web Development

Laravel
Co-occurring IT Skills in England 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 35 (9.64%) Apache
2 32 (8.82%) WordPress
3 24 (6.61%) CMS
4 22 (6.06%) nginx
5 17 (4.68%) Drupal
6 14 (3.86%) Tomcat
7 6 (1.65%) TYPO3
8 4 (1.10%) Elasticsearch
9 3 (0.83%) SilverStripe
10 2 (0.55%) Confluence
10 2 (0.55%) Joomla!
10 2 (0.55%) MODX
11 1 (0.28%) Apache Solr
11 1 (0.28%) Apache Spark
Applications
1 3 (0.83%) Chatbot
2 2 (0.55%) Microsoft Excel
2 2 (0.55%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (0.55%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 1 (0.28%) Adobe Creative Suite
3 1 (0.28%) Sketch
3 1 (0.28%) Zeplin
Business Applications
1 9 (2.48%) Magento
2 2 (0.55%) Payment Gateway
3 1 (0.28%) OpenCart
3 1 (0.28%) Shopify
Cloud Services
1 63 (17.36%) AWS
2 37 (10.19%) Serverless
3 32 (8.82%) AWS Lambda
4 27 (7.44%) Azure
5 24 (6.61%) Amazon EC2
6 19 (5.23%) GCP
7 13 (3.58%) SaaS
8 7 (1.93%) Amazon S3
9 6 (1.65%) AWS CloudFormation
9 6 (1.65%) GitHub
10 4 (1.10%) CloudFront
11 3 (0.83%) Amazon ECS
11 3 (0.83%) Amazon SQS
11 3 (0.83%) Azure Stack
11 3 (0.83%) npm
12 2 (0.55%) AWS CodeDeploy
13 1 (0.28%) BrowserStack
13 1 (0.28%) DigitalOcean
13 1 (0.28%) Sauce Labs
13 1 (0.28%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 6 (1.65%) Broadband
1 6 (1.65%) SSH
2 2 (0.55%) Skype
2 2 (0.55%) WAN
3 1 (0.28%) DNS
3 1 (0.28%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 144 (39.67%) MySQL
2 32 (8.82%) Relational Database
3 15 (4.13%) BigQuery
4 9 (2.48%) MariaDB
4 9 (2.48%) RDBMS
5 6 (1.65%) PostgreSQL
6 5 (1.38%) Amazon DynamoDB
7 4 (1.10%) Blockchain
7 4 (1.10%) MongoDB
7 4 (1.10%) NoSQL
8 3 (0.83%) Redis
9 2 (0.55%) SQL Server
9 2 (0.55%) SQLite
10 1 (0.28%) Cosmos DB
10 1 (0.28%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 63 (17.36%) Git (software)
2 16 (4.41%) JIRA
2 16 (4.41%) Vagrant
3 10 (2.75%) PHPUnit
4 8 (2.20%) Bitbucket
5 7 (1.93%) git-flow
5 7 (1.93%) Jenkins
6 6 (1.65%) Grunt
7 5 (1.38%) webpack
8 4 (1.10%) gulp
8 4 (1.10%) Jasmine
8 4 (1.10%) Selenium
9 3 (0.83%) Mocha
9 3 (0.83%) PuPHPet
9 3 (0.83%) Subversion
10 2 (0.55%) Babel
10 2 (0.55%) Cucumber
10 2 (0.55%) GitLab
10 2 (0.55%) Protractor
11 1 (0.28%) WebDriver
General
1 38 (10.47%) Finance
2 29 (7.99%) Back Office
3 24 (6.61%) Retail
4 23 (6.34%) Telecoms
5 17 (4.68%) Marketing
6 11 (3.03%) Games
7 7 (1.93%) Manufacturing
7 7 (1.93%) Public Sector
8 6 (1.65%) Advertising
8 6 (1.65%) Electronics
8 6 (1.65%) German Language
9 5 (1.38%) Banking
9 5 (1.38%) Law
10 1 (0.28%) Legal
10 1 (0.28%) Mandarin Language
10 1 (0.28%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 330 (90.91%) Developer
2 261 (71.90%) PHP Developer
3 90 (24.79%) PHP Laravel Developer
4 40 (11.02%) Full Stack Developer
5 36 (9.92%) Senior Developer
6 27 (7.44%) Senior PHP Developer
7 13 (3.58%) DevOps Engineer
8 12 (3.31%) Web Developer
9 11 (3.03%) Angular Developer
9 11 (3.03%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
10 9 (2.48%) Graduate
10 9 (2.48%) Graduate Developer
10 9 (2.48%) LAMP Developer
10 9 (2.48%) React Developer
11 8 (2.20%) AWS Developer
11 8 (2.20%) JavaScript Developer
12 7 (1.93%) PHP LAMP Developer
12 7 (1.93%) PHP Symfony Developer
12 7 (1.93%) PHP Web Developer
12 7 (1.93%) Symfony Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 99 (27.27%) HTML
2 98 (27.00%) CSS
3 80 (22.04%) React
4 76 (20.94%) AngularJS
5 69 (19.01%) Symfony
6 66 (18.18%) RESTful
7 64 (17.63%) Vue.js
8 63 (17.36%) LAMP
9 55 (15.15%) jQuery
10 39 (10.74%) Node.js
11 36 (9.92%) Web Services
12 29 (7.99%) HTML5
13 23 (6.34%) Sass
14 20 (5.51%) Twitter Bootstrap
15 19 (5.23%) CSS3
15 19 (5.23%) REST
16 16 (4.41%) LEMP Stack
16 16 (4.41%) SOAP
17 13 (3.58%) JSON
18 12 (3.31%) CodeIgniter
Miscellaneous
1 52 (14.33%) Mobile App
2 36 (9.92%) Greenfield Project
3 33 (9.09%) User Experience
4 5 (1.38%) Algorithms
4 5 (1.38%) Graphic Design
5 4 (1.10%) Analytical Skills
5 4 (1.10%) Data Structures
6 3 (0.83%) Self-Motivation
7 2 (0.55%) Enterprise Software
7 2 (0.55%) Linux Command Line
7 2 (0.55%) Replication
7 2 (0.55%) Video\Live Streaming
8 1 (0.28%) Blog
8 1 (0.28%) iPhone
8 1 (0.28%) Management Information System
8 1 (0.28%) Smartphone
8 1 (0.28%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 58 (15.98%) Linux
2 6 (1.65%) Windows
3 5 (1.38%) CentOS
3 5 (1.38%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 4 (1.10%) Ubuntu
5 3 (0.83%) Android
5 3 (0.83%) Apple iOS
5 3 (0.83%) Unix
6 1 (0.28%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 83 (22.87%) Agile Software Development
2 82 (22.59%) MVC
3 56 (15.43%) DevOps
4 48 (13.22%) E-Commerce
5 44 (12.12%) TDD
6 42 (11.57%) OO
7 34 (9.37%) Computer Science
7 34 (9.37%) Web Development
8 32 (8.82%) OOP
9 26 (7.16%) Data Visualisation
9 26 (7.16%) Visualisation
10 24 (6.61%) Scrum
11 20 (5.51%) Migration
12 18 (4.96%) Configuration Management
12 18 (4.96%) Front End Development
12 18 (4.96%) Test Automation
13 16 (4.41%) BDD
13 16 (4.41%) Fintech
13 16 (4.41%) OO PHP
13 16 (4.41%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 356 (98.07%) PHP
2 174 (47.93%) JavaScript
3 27 (7.44%) Python
4 25 (6.89%) PHP 7
5 17 (4.68%) Java
6 12 (3.31%) SQL
7 11 (3.03%) PHP 5
8 10 (2.75%) Ruby
9 9 (2.48%) ES6
10 8 (2.20%) Bash Shell
11 6 (1.65%) TypeScript
12 2 (0.55%) C#
13 1 (0.28%) Go
13 1 (0.28%) Kotlin
13 1 (0.28%) R
13 1 (0.28%) Scala
Qualifications
1 30 (8.26%) Degree
2 29 (7.99%) Computer Science Degree
3 4 (1.10%) AWS Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (0.55%) QA
2 1 (0.28%) PCI DSS
2 1 (0.28%) WCAG
System Software
1 31 (8.54%) Docker
2 3 (0.83%) Varnish
Systems Management
1 29 (7.99%) Kubernetes
2 20 (5.51%) Terraform
3 8 (2.20%) Ansible
3 8 (2.20%) Opscode Chef
3 8 (2.20%) Puppet
4 1 (0.28%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 44 (12.12%) Zend
2 7 (1.93%) Google
3 6 (1.65%) hybris
3 6 (1.65%) Qubit
3 6 (1.65%) SAP
4 5 (1.38%) Red Hat
5 3 (0.83%) Facebook
5 3 (0.83%) PayPal
5 3 (0.83%) Virgin Media
6 2 (0.55%) Microsoft
6 2 (0.55%) WooCommerce
7 1 (0.28%) Adobe
7 1 (0.28%) Oracle
7 1 (0.28%) Percona
7 1 (0.28%) Rackspace
7 1 (0.28%) Xamarin