Period
to 17 December 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Watford 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 17 December 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.

PHP
Hertfordshire > Watford
6 months to
17 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 41 29 19
Rank change year-on-year -12 -10 -2
Contract jobs citing PHP 4 21 23
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Watford 1.07% 4.94% 7.90%
As % of the Programming Languages category 3.54% 10.29% 20.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 9 7
Watford median daily rate £145 £450 £390
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -67.78% +15.38% -13.33%
10th Percentile £133 £424 £325
90th Percentile £351 £613 £453
Hertfordshire median daily rate £300 £438 £360
% change year-on-year -31.43% +21.53% +20.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Watford median hourly rate - - -
Hertfordshire median hourly rate - - -

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 Watford with a requirement for coding skills.

All Programming Languages
Watford
Contract vacancies with a requirement for coding skills 113 204 114
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Watford 30.21% 48.00% 39.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 84 98 49
Watford median daily rate £425 £425 £425
10th Percentile £213 £309 £298
90th Percentile £550 £608 £538
Hertfordshire median daily rate £420 £413 £390
% change year-on-year +1.82% +5.77% +0.65%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 4 0
Watford median hourly rate £19.50 £28.75 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -32.17% - -
Hertfordshire median hourly rate £45.00 £24.50 £48.63
% change year-on-year +83.67% -49.61% +38.93%

PHP
Job Vacancy Trend in Watford

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

Job vacancy trend for PHP in Watford

PHP
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Watford

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

Contractor daily rate trend for PHP in Watford

PHP
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Watford

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing PHP in Watford over the 6 months to 17 December 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for PHP in Watford

PHP
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Watford

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for PHP in Watford

For the 6 months to 17 December 2018, 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 Watford region with a requirement for PHP.

1 4 (100.00%) CSS
1 4 (100.00%) HTML
1 4 (100.00%) JavaScript
2 3 (75.00%) MySQL
2 3 (75.00%) OOP
2 3 (75.00%) Google
2 3 (75.00%) Pay per click
2 3 (75.00%) Marketing
2 3 (75.00%) Web Development
2 3 (75.00%) Google Analytics
2 3 (75.00%) jQuery
2 3 (75.00%) WordPress
2 3 (75.00%) Social Media
2 3 (75.00%) Laravel
2 3 (75.00%) Link Building
2 3 (75.00%) Analytics
2 3 (75.00%) SEO
2 3 (75.00%) Algorithms
2 3 (75.00%) Content Marketing
3 1 (25.00%) OO PHP
3 1 (25.00%) Magento
3 1 (25.00%) Zend
3 1 (25.00%) OO
3 1 (25.00%) E-Commerce
3 1 (25.00%) MVC

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 3 (75.00%) WordPress
Business Applications
1 1 (25.00%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 3 (75.00%) Google Analytics
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (75.00%) MySQL
General
1 3 (75.00%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 3 (75.00%) Consultant
1 3 (75.00%) SEO Consultant
2 1 (25.00%) Developer
2 1 (25.00%) Junior
2 1 (25.00%) Junior Consultant
2 1 (25.00%) Magento Developer
2 1 (25.00%) SEO Executive
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (100.00%) CSS
1 4 (100.00%) HTML
2 3 (75.00%) jQuery
2 3 (75.00%) Laravel
Miscellaneous
1 3 (75.00%) Algorithms
1 3 (75.00%) Social Media
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (75.00%) Analytics
1 3 (75.00%) Content Marketing
1 3 (75.00%) Link Building
1 3 (75.00%) OOP
1 3 (75.00%) Pay per click
1 3 (75.00%) SEO
1 3 (75.00%) Web Development
2 1 (25.00%) E-Commerce
2 1 (25.00%) MVC
2 1 (25.00%) OO
2 1 (25.00%) OO PHP
Programming Languages
1 4 (100.00%) JavaScript
Vendors
1 3 (75.00%) Google
2 1 (25.00%) Zend