Period
to 23 May 2018

The median contractor rate for a PHP Developer was £375 per day in advertised job vacancies in Hertfordshire during the 6 months to 23 May 2018.

The first table below provides contractor rate benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to 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.

PHP Developer
East of England > Hertfordshire
6 months to
23 May 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 90 88 71
Rank change year-on-year -2 -17 +22
Contract jobs requiring a PHP Developer 4 4 14
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hertfordshire 0.27% 0.33% 1.04%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.29% 0.34% 1.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 16 9
Hertfordshire median daily rate £375 £450 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -16.67% +50.00% -7.69%
10th Percentile £333 £425 £148
90th Percentile £398 £450 £328
East of England median daily rate £375 £450 £275
% change year-on-year -16.67% +63.64% +10.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Hertfordshire median hourly rate - - -
East of England median hourly rate - - £19.00

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Hertfordshire. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title that can be normalized. As such, the figures in the second row provide an indication of the number of contract jobs in our overall sample.

All Contract IT Job Vacancies
Hertfordshire
Contract vacancies in Hertfordshire with a recognized job title 1,380 1,168 1,279
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.85% 95.19% 95.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 740 637 627
Hertfordshire median daily rate £400 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.88% +6.25% +2.89%
10th Percentile £185 £194 £225
90th Percentile £550 £575 £565
East of England median daily rate £425 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +6.25% - +3.23%
Number of hourly rates quoted 121 87 92
Hertfordshire median hourly rate £15.75 £15.50 £17.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +1.61% -10.14% -1.43%
10th Percentile £10.00 £10.40 £9.00
90th Percentile £38.75 £52.43 £52.25
East of England median hourly rate £16.50 £19.45 £21.50
% change year-on-year -15.17% -9.53% +4.88%

PHP Developer
Job Vacancy Trend in Hertfordshire

Job postings that featured PHP Developer in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Hertfordshire.

Job vacancy trend for PHP Developer in Hertfordshire

PHP Developer
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing PHP Developer in Hertfordshire.

Contractor daily rate trend for PHP Developer in Hertfordshire

PHP Developer
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for PHP Developer in Hertfordshire

PHP Developer
Contract Job Locations in Hertfordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing PHP Developer within the Hertfordshire region over the 6 months to 23 May 2018. 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
Watford - 2 £375 -
Hemel Hempstead - 1 £376 -
PHP Developer
East of England

PHP Developer Skill Set
Top 28 Co-occurring IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 23 May 2018, PHP Developer contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the Hertfordshire region featuring PHP Developer in the job title.

1 4 (100.00%) PHP
2 2 (50.00%) SQL
2 2 (50.00%) MySQL
2 2 (50.00%) CSS
2 2 (50.00%) HTML
2 2 (50.00%) Symfony
3 1 (25.00%) CodeIgniter
3 1 (25.00%) Continuous Integration
3 1 (25.00%) RESTful
3 1 (25.00%) MongoDB
3 1 (25.00%) Laravel
3 1 (25.00%) Percona
3 1 (25.00%) Big Data
3 1 (25.00%) GitHub
3 1 (25.00%) Bitbucket
3 1 (25.00%) Software Deployment
3 1 (25.00%) Elasticsearch
3 1 (25.00%) Don't repeat yourself (DRY)
3 1 (25.00%) Deployment Automation
3 1 (25.00%) Java
3 1 (25.00%) Linux
3 1 (25.00%) Python
3 1 (25.00%) MVC
3 1 (25.00%) Migration
3 1 (25.00%) Scrum
3 1 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (25.00%) TDD
3 1 (25.00%) Software Engineering

PHP Developer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Hertfordshire 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 1 (25.00%) Elasticsearch
Cloud Services
1 1 (25.00%) GitHub
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (50.00%) MySQL
2 1 (25.00%) Big Data
2 1 (25.00%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 1 (25.00%) Bitbucket
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (50.00%) CSS
1 2 (50.00%) HTML
1 2 (50.00%) Symfony
2 1 (25.00%) CodeIgniter
2 1 (25.00%) Laravel
2 1 (25.00%) RESTful
Operating Systems
1 1 (25.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (25.00%) Continuous Integration
1 1 (25.00%) Deployment Automation
1 1 (25.00%) Don't repeat yourself (DRY)
1 1 (25.00%) Migration
1 1 (25.00%) MVC
1 1 (25.00%) Scrum
1 1 (25.00%) Software Deployment
1 1 (25.00%) Software Engineering
1 1 (25.00%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 4 (100.00%) PHP
2 2 (50.00%) SQL
3 1 (25.00%) Java
3 1 (25.00%) Python
Vendors
1 1 (25.00%) Percona