Period
to 22 January 2019

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Hertfordshire with a requirement for PHP skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited PHP over the 6 months to 22 January 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.

PHP
East of England > Hertfordshire
6 months to
22 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 75 66 46
Rank change year-on-year -9 -20 +14
Contract jobs citing PHP 18 34 50
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hertfordshire 1.25% 2.22% 3.62%
As % of the Programming Languages category 3.81% 5.81% 9.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 16 20
Hertfordshire median daily rate £338 £444 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -23.94% +26.79% +29.63%
10th Percentile £275 £224 £125
90th Percentile £488 £575 £458
East of England median daily rate £388 £350 £350
% change year-on-year +10.71% - +13.36%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Hertfordshire median hourly rate - - -
East of England median hourly rate - - £31.45

PHP is in the Programming Languages category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Hertfordshire with a requirement for coding skills.

All Programming Languages
Hertfordshire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for coding skills 472 585 515
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hertfordshire 32.89% 38.16% 37.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 289 315 307
Hertfordshire median daily rate £420 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -1.18% +6.25% +3.23%
10th Percentile £300 £300 £250
90th Percentile £559 £588 £540
East of England median daily rate £435 £418 £375
% change year-on-year +4.19% +11.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 19 16 33
Hertfordshire median hourly rate £45.00 £24.50 £45.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +83.67% -45.56% +15.38%
10th Percentile £18.85 £10.63 £36.25
90th Percentile £52.50 £43.75 £53.75
East of England median hourly rate £45.00 £40.50 £42.00
% change year-on-year +11.11% -3.57% +7.69%

PHP
Job Vacancy Trend in Hertfordshire

Job postings citing PHP as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Hertfordshire.

Job vacancy trend for PHP in Hertfordshire

PHP
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for PHP in Hertfordshire

PHP
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Hertfordshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing PHP in Hertfordshire over the 6 months to 22 January 2019.

Contractor daily rate histogram for PHP in Hertfordshire

PHP
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for PHP in Hertfordshire

PHP
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 within the Hertfordshire region over the 6 months to 22 January 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
Watford -8 10 £475 +5.56% 9
Hemel Hempstead +2 3 £288 -17.86% 1
St Albans - 3 £300 - 5
Stevenage - 1 £385 - 1
PHP
East of England

For the 6 months to 22 January 2019, IT contractor jobs citing PHP 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 Hertfordshire region with a requirement for PHP.

1 13 (72.22%) HTML
1 13 (72.22%) JavaScript
1 13 (72.22%) CSS
2 12 (66.67%) OO
3 11 (61.11%) MVC
4 10 (55.56%) E-Commerce
4 10 (55.56%) Magento
5 9 (50.00%) OO PHP
5 9 (50.00%) Zend
6 6 (33.33%) XHTML
7 5 (27.78%) Web Services
7 5 (27.78%) XSL
7 5 (27.78%) Amazon AWS
7 5 (27.78%) Open Source
8 4 (22.22%) Linux
8 4 (22.22%) ASP.NET
8 4 (22.22%) Java
8 4 (22.22%) .NET
8 4 (22.22%) MySQL
9 3 (16.67%) Microsoft
9 3 (16.67%) Finance
9 3 (16.67%) SQL Server
9 3 (16.67%) SQL
9 3 (16.67%) T-SQL
9 3 (16.67%) C#
9 3 (16.67%) Apache
9 3 (16.67%) LAMP
9 3 (16.67%) Web Development
9 3 (16.67%) nginx
9 3 (16.67%) Laravel

PHP
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 3 (16.67%) Apache
1 3 (16.67%) nginx
2 1 (5.56%) CMS
2 1 (5.56%) Elasticsearch
2 1 (5.56%) OpenStack
2 1 (5.56%) Sitecore CMS
2 1 (5.56%) WebSphere
2 1 (5.56%) WordPress
Business Applications
1 10 (55.56%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 5 (27.78%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (5.56%) DigitalOcean
2 1 (5.56%) Google Analytics
2 1 (5.56%) Google Cloud Platform
2 1 (5.56%) Stackdriver
Communications & Networking
1 2 (11.11%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (22.22%) MySQL
2 3 (16.67%) SQL Server
3 2 (11.11%) Relational Database
4 1 (5.56%) Big Data
4 1 (5.56%) Blockchain
Development Applications
1 2 (11.11%) Git (software)
2 1 (5.56%) Bower
2 1 (5.56%) Grunt
2 1 (5.56%) Jasmine
2 1 (5.56%) Jenkins
2 1 (5.56%) Karma Test Runner
2 1 (5.56%) Subversion
2 1 (5.56%) Vagrant
General
1 3 (16.67%) Finance
2 1 (5.56%) Advertising
2 1 (5.56%) Games
2 1 (5.56%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 15 (83.33%) Developer
2 10 (55.56%) Magento Developer
3 4 (22.22%) Lead Developer
4 3 (16.67%) .NET Developer
4 3 (16.67%) C# .NET Developer
4 3 (16.67%) C# Developer
4 3 (16.67%) SQL Developer
4 3 (16.67%) T-SQL Developer
5 2 (11.11%) PHP Developer
6 1 (5.56%) AWS Developer
6 1 (5.56%) Consultant
6 1 (5.56%) Development Manager
6 1 (5.56%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
6 1 (5.56%) Linux Engineer
6 1 (5.56%) Senior Developer
6 1 (5.56%) Senior PHP Developer
6 1 (5.56%) SEO Consultant
6 1 (5.56%) SEO Executive
6 1 (5.56%) Web Development Manager
6 1 (5.56%) Web Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (72.22%) CSS
1 13 (72.22%) HTML
2 6 (33.33%) XHTML
3 5 (27.78%) Web Services
3 5 (27.78%) XSL
4 4 (22.22%) .NET
4 4 (22.22%) ASP.NET
5 3 (16.67%) LAMP
5 3 (16.67%) Laravel
6 2 (11.11%) CodeIgniter
6 2 (11.11%) jQuery
6 2 (11.11%) LEMP Stack
6 2 (11.11%) Node.js
7 1 (5.56%) Dojo
7 1 (5.56%) Elastic Stack
7 1 (5.56%) KnockoutJS
7 1 (5.56%) REST
7 1 (5.56%) Symfony
7 1 (5.56%) Vue.js
7 1 (5.56%) Yii
Miscellaneous
1 1 (5.56%) Algorithms
1 1 (5.56%) Social Media
1 1 (5.56%) User Experience
1 1 (5.56%) Vector Graphics
1 1 (5.56%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 4 (22.22%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (66.67%) OO
2 11 (61.11%) MVC
3 10 (55.56%) E-Commerce
4 9 (50.00%) OO PHP
5 5 (27.78%) Open Source
6 3 (16.67%) Web Development
7 2 (11.11%) Agile Software Development
7 2 (11.11%) Front End Development
8 1 (5.56%) Analytics
8 1 (5.56%) BDD
8 1 (5.56%) Content Marketing
8 1 (5.56%) Cross-Browser Compatibility
8 1 (5.56%) DevOps
8 1 (5.56%) Link Building
8 1 (5.56%) Mentoring
8 1 (5.56%) Microservices
8 1 (5.56%) Network Monitoring
8 1 (5.56%) Performance Analysis
8 1 (5.56%) Responsive Web Design
8 1 (5.56%) Wireframes
Programming Languages
1 13 (72.22%) JavaScript
2 4 (22.22%) Java
3 3 (16.67%) C#
3 3 (16.67%) SQL
3 3 (16.67%) T-SQL
4 1 (5.56%) Bash Shell
4 1 (5.56%) Perl
4 1 (5.56%) Python
4 1 (5.56%) Ruby
4 1 (5.56%) TypeScript
System Software
1 1 (5.56%) Docker
Systems Management
1 1 (5.56%) Ansible
1 1 (5.56%) HAProxy
1 1 (5.56%) Kibana
1 1 (5.56%) logstash
1 1 (5.56%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (5.56%) Terraform
Vendors
1 9 (50.00%) Zend
2 3 (16.67%) Microsoft
3 2 (11.11%) Google
4 1 (5.56%) Atlassian
4 1 (5.56%) IBM
4 1 (5.56%) New Relic
4 1 (5.56%) Sitecore
4 1 (5.56%) SolarWinds
4 1 (5.56%) Splunk