Period
to 22 October 2018

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

Object-Oriented PHP (OO PHP)
Hertfordshire > Watford
6 months to
22 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 44 48 34
Rank change year-on-year +4 -14 +10
Contract jobs citing OO PHP 2 3 10
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Watford 0.55% 0.72% 3.26%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.63% 0.82% 4.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 3 4
Watford median daily rate £500 £450 £383
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +11.11% +17.65% -
10th Percentile £450 £423 £336
90th Percentile £550 £463 £399
Hertfordshire median daily rate £500 £425 £383
% change year-on-year +17.65% +11.11% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Watford median hourly rate - - -
Hertfordshire median hourly rate - - -

OO PHP is in the Processes and Methodologies category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Watford with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Watford
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 315 367 242
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Watford 86.30% 88.22% 78.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 198 168 112
Watford median daily rate £438 £413 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.06% +6.45% +6.90%
10th Percentile £246 £211 £205
90th Percentile £556 £575 £525
Hertfordshire median daily rate £423 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +5.63% - +3.23%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 9 7
Watford median hourly rate £30.00 £18.00 £14.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +66.67% +28.57% +7.69%
10th Percentile £14.60 £15.85 £11.87
90th Percentile £50.88 £40.00 £15.35
Hertfordshire median hourly rate £17.50 £16.81 £23.75
% change year-on-year +4.14% -29.24% +13.10%

OO PHP
Job Vacancy Trend in Watford

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

Job vacancy trend for OO PHP in Watford

OO PHP
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Watford

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

Contractor daily rate trend for OO PHP in Watford

For the 6 months to 22 October 2018, IT contractor jobs citing OO 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 Watford region with a requirement for OO PHP.

1 2 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 2 (100.00%) PHP
1 2 (100.00%) MySQL
1 2 (100.00%) CSS
1 2 (100.00%) HTML
1 2 (100.00%) Linux
1 2 (100.00%) OO
1 2 (100.00%) Apache
1 2 (100.00%) XHTML
1 2 (100.00%) E-Commerce
1 2 (100.00%) MVC
1 2 (100.00%) LAMP
1 2 (100.00%) Zend
1 2 (100.00%) Magento
2 1 (50.00%) Open Source
2 1 (50.00%) Relational Database
2 1 (50.00%) Web Development
2 1 (50.00%) Advertising
2 1 (50.00%) HTTP
2 1 (50.00%) OOP
2 1 (50.00%) Java
2 1 (50.00%) XSL

OO PHP
Co-occurring IT Skills in Watford 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 2 (100.00%) Apache
Business Applications
1 2 (100.00%) Magento
Communications & Networking
1 1 (50.00%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (100.00%) MySQL
2 1 (50.00%) Relational Database
General
1 1 (50.00%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) Developer
1 2 (100.00%) Magento Developer
2 1 (50.00%) Full Stack Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (100.00%) CSS
1 2 (100.00%) HTML
1 2 (100.00%) LAMP
1 2 (100.00%) XHTML
2 1 (50.00%) XSL
Operating Systems
1 2 (100.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) E-Commerce
1 2 (100.00%) MVC
1 2 (100.00%) OO
2 1 (50.00%) OOP
2 1 (50.00%) Open Source
2 1 (50.00%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 2 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 2 (100.00%) PHP
2 1 (50.00%) Java
Vendors
1 2 (100.00%) Zend