Period
to 20 October 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the South East 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 20 October 2018 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
England > South East
6 months to
20 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 343 311 336
Rank change year-on-year -32 +25 +32
Contract jobs citing Laravel 32 58 50
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.20% 0.36% 0.29%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.59% 1.29% 1.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 44 30
South East median daily rate £350 £320 £345
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +9.38% -7.25% +15.00%
10th Percentile £213 £263 £263
90th Percentile £700 £450 £425
England median daily rate £375 £338 £350
% change year-on-year +11.11% -3.57% +16.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
South East median hourly rate - - -
England median hourly rate £15.50 - -

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 the South East with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills.

All Software Libraries and Frameworks
South East
Contract vacancies with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills 5,410 4,483 4,737
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 33.16% 27.60% 27.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 3,532 2,784 2,931
South East median daily rate £438 £413 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.06% +3.13% +6.67%
10th Percentile £313 £300 £275
90th Percentile £575 £561 £538
England median daily rate £475 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% +4.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 82 85 132
South East median hourly rate £42.50 £45.00 £41.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -5.56% +9.76% +12.33%
10th Percentile £21.08 £15.66 £12.25
90th Percentile £54.88 £48.75 £54.95
England median hourly rate £41.69 £40.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year +4.22% +6.67% +1.24%

Laravel
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

Job postings citing Laravel as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the South East.

Job vacancy trend for Laravel in the South East

Laravel
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the South East

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Laravel in the South East

Laravel
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Laravel in the South East over the 6 months to 20 October 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Laravel in the South East

Laravel
Contract Job Locations in the South East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Laravel within the South East region over the 6 months to 20 October 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
Thames Valley -17 17 £350 -16.42% 24
Oxfordshire -8 9 £700 +55.56% 10
East Sussex -9 7 - - 6
Berkshire -10 5 £350 -22.22% 8
Buckinghamshire +7 3 £338 -25.00% 6
Surrey -20 3 £394 +25.00% 16
Middlesex +13 2 - -
Hampshire -17 2 £225 +12.50% 11
West Sussex - 1 - -
Laravel
England

For the 6 months to 20 October 2018, 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 South East region with a requirement for Laravel.

1 32 (100.00%) PHP
2 24 (75.00%) JavaScript
3 21 (65.63%) Web Development
4 17 (53.13%) Symfony
5 14 (43.75%) HTML
6 13 (40.63%) CSS
7 11 (34.38%) AngularJS
8 10 (31.25%) MVC
8 10 (31.25%) Vue.js
9 9 (28.13%) React
9 9 (28.13%) Python
9 9 (28.13%) Marketing
10 8 (25.00%) Zend
10 8 (25.00%) MySQL
11 7 (21.88%) OOP
11 7 (21.88%) Yii
11 7 (21.88%) CakePHP
12 6 (18.75%) WordPress
12 6 (18.75%) Agile Software Development
12 6 (18.75%) Mentoring
13 5 (15.63%) Analytical Skills
13 5 (15.63%) Microservices
13 5 (15.63%) Public Cloud
13 5 (15.63%) Collaborative Working
13 5 (15.63%) Problem-Solving
13 5 (15.63%) Technical Architecture
13 5 (15.63%) Business Analysis
13 5 (15.63%) E-Commerce
13 5 (15.63%) Internet
13 5 (15.63%) Migration

Laravel
Co-occurring IT Skills in the South East 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 6 (18.75%) WordPress
2 2 (6.25%) Drupal
3 1 (3.13%) Apache
3 1 (3.13%) CMS
3 1 (3.13%) concrete5
Business Applications
1 1 (3.13%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 5 (15.63%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (3.13%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 5 (15.63%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (25.00%) MySQL
2 2 (6.25%) Blockchain
Development Applications
1 5 (15.63%) Git (software)
2 2 (6.25%) Subversion
3 1 (3.13%) Grunt
3 1 (3.13%) gulp
General
1 9 (28.13%) Marketing
2 2 (6.25%) Retail
Job Titles
1 27 (84.38%) Developer
2 22 (68.75%) PHP Developer
3 10 (31.25%) Web Developer
4 9 (28.13%) PHP Web Developer
5 5 (15.63%) Architect
5 5 (15.63%) Digital Architect
5 5 (15.63%) Full Stack Developer
5 5 (15.63%) PHP Architect
6 2 (6.25%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
6 2 (6.25%) Front End Web Developer (Client-Side Developer)
6 2 (6.25%) PHP Laravel Developer
7 1 (3.13%) Backend Developer
7 1 (3.13%) Full Stack Web Developer
7 1 (3.13%) Junior
7 1 (3.13%) Junior Developer
7 1 (3.13%) Junior PHP Developer
7 1 (3.13%) LAMP Developer
7 1 (3.13%) Mid-Level PHP Developer
7 1 (3.13%) PHP LAMP Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (53.13%) Symfony
2 14 (43.75%) HTML
3 13 (40.63%) CSS
4 11 (34.38%) AngularJS
5 10 (31.25%) Vue.js
6 9 (28.13%) React
7 7 (21.88%) CakePHP
7 7 (21.88%) Yii
8 3 (9.38%) CSS3
8 3 (9.38%) HTML5
8 3 (9.38%) jQuery
9 2 (6.25%) LAMP
9 2 (6.25%) Sass
10 1 (3.13%) CodeIgniter
10 1 (3.13%) JSON
10 1 (3.13%) KnockoutJS
10 1 (3.13%) LESS
10 1 (3.13%) Node.js
10 1 (3.13%) XAMPP
Miscellaneous
1 5 (15.63%) Analytical Skills
1 5 (15.63%) Public Cloud
2 2 (6.25%) Greenfield Project
2 2 (6.25%) Mobile App
3 1 (3.13%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 1 (3.13%) Android
1 1 (3.13%) Apple iOS
1 1 (3.13%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (65.63%) Web Development
2 10 (31.25%) MVC
3 7 (21.88%) OOP
4 6 (18.75%) Agile Software Development
4 6 (18.75%) Mentoring
5 5 (15.63%) Business Analysis
5 5 (15.63%) Collaborative Working
5 5 (15.63%) Continuous Improvement
5 5 (15.63%) Data Protection
5 5 (15.63%) Digital Marketing
5 5 (15.63%) E-Commerce
5 5 (15.63%) Microservices
5 5 (15.63%) Migration
5 5 (15.63%) Problem-Solving
5 5 (15.63%) Technical Architecture
6 2 (6.25%) Cryptocurrency
6 2 (6.25%) Front End Development
7 1 (3.13%) BDD
7 1 (3.13%) Deployment Automation
7 1 (3.13%) Innovative Thinking
Programming Languages
1 32 (100.00%) PHP
2 24 (75.00%) JavaScript
3 9 (28.13%) Python
4 3 (9.38%) SQL
5 1 (3.13%) Perl
5 1 (3.13%) PHP 5
5 1 (3.13%) Ruby
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (15.63%) QA
System Software
1 1 (3.13%) Docker
Vendors
1 8 (25.00%) Zend