Period
to 22 June 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 22 June 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
22 Jun 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 24 - 23
Rank change year-on-year - +23 +5
Contract jobs citing PHP 20 0 12
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Watford 6.67% - 5.08%
As % of the Programming Languages category 15.15% - 15.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 0 3
Watford median daily rate £375 - £310
10th Percentile £156 - £305
90th Percentile £413 - £378
Hertfordshire median daily rate £375 £450 £325
% change year-on-year -16.67% +38.46% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Watford median hourly rate - - £37.50
Hertfordshire median hourly rate - - £26.25

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 132 87 80
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Watford 44.00% 31.52% 33.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 68 53 43
Watford median daily rate £400 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.88% +6.25% +10.34%
10th Percentile £247 £269 £265
90th Percentile £556 £535 £545
Hertfordshire median daily rate £400 £418 £400
% change year-on-year -4.19% +4.38% +10.34%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 2
Watford median hourly rate £45.00 - £37.50
10th Percentile £22.00 - £33.75
90th Percentile £93.00 - £41.25
Hertfordshire median hourly rate £31.25 £45.00 £49.50
% change year-on-year -30.56% -9.09% +52.31%

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 22 June 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 22 June 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 16 (80.00%) E-Commerce
1 16 (80.00%) Magento
2 14 (70.00%) HTML
2 14 (70.00%) CSS
3 13 (65.00%) JavaScript
3 13 (65.00%) MySQL
4 11 (55.00%) XHTML
4 11 (55.00%) Linux
5 9 (45.00%) Java
5 9 (45.00%) MVC
5 9 (45.00%) Relational Database
6 8 (40.00%) OO PHP
6 8 (40.00%) hybris
6 8 (40.00%) LAMP
6 8 (40.00%) Zend
6 8 (40.00%) OO
6 8 (40.00%) Apache
6 8 (40.00%) IBM
7 7 (35.00%) XSL
7 7 (35.00%) Open Source
8 6 (30.00%) HTTP
8 6 (30.00%) Agile Software Development
9 5 (25.00%) Intershop
9 5 (25.00%) WebSphere
9 5 (25.00%) Git (software)
9 5 (25.00%) jQuery
9 5 (25.00%) DNA
9 5 (25.00%) WebSphere Application Server
9 5 (25.00%) Oracle
9 5 (25.00%) DB2

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 8 (40.00%) Apache
2 5 (25.00%) WebSphere
2 5 (25.00%) WebSphere Application Server
3 3 (15.00%) Apache Solr
3 3 (15.00%) JBoss
3 3 (15.00%) Tomcat
4 2 (10.00%) WordPress
5 1 (5.00%) nginx
Business Applications
1 16 (80.00%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 2 (10.00%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (10.00%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 6 (30.00%) HTTP
2 2 (10.00%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (65.00%) MySQL
2 9 (45.00%) Relational Database
3 5 (25.00%) DB2
4 3 (15.00%) DbVisualizer
5 2 (10.00%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 5 (25.00%) Git (software)
2 3 (15.00%) Firebug
2 3 (15.00%) Grunt
2 3 (15.00%) gulp
2 3 (15.00%) Jasmine
2 3 (15.00%) JMeter
2 3 (15.00%) Karma Test Runner
2 3 (15.00%) LoadRunner
2 3 (15.00%) The Grinder
3 2 (10.00%) Ant
3 2 (10.00%) Jenkins
3 2 (10.00%) Subversion
4 1 (5.00%) Vagrant
General
1 2 (10.00%) Marketing
2 1 (5.00%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 13 (65.00%) Developer
2 8 (40.00%) Magento Developer
3 3 (15.00%) Analyst
3 3 (15.00%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
3 3 (15.00%) Performance Analyst
4 2 (10.00%) Consultant
4 2 (10.00%) DevOps Engineer
4 2 (10.00%) PHP Developer
4 2 (10.00%) SEO Consultant
5 1 (5.00%) Full Stack Developer
5 1 (5.00%) PHP Symfony Developer
5 1 (5.00%) Senior Developer
5 1 (5.00%) Senior Magento Developer
5 1 (5.00%) SQL Developer
5 1 (5.00%) Symfony Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (70.00%) CSS
1 14 (70.00%) HTML
2 11 (55.00%) XHTML
3 8 (40.00%) LAMP
4 7 (35.00%) XSL
5 5 (25.00%) jQuery
6 3 (15.00%) JSP
6 3 (15.00%) LESS
6 3 (15.00%) Sass
6 3 (15.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
7 2 (10.00%) Laravel
8 1 (5.00%) CodeIgniter
8 1 (5.00%) LEMP Stack
8 1 (5.00%) Symfony
8 1 (5.00%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 3 (15.00%) Analytical Skills
1 3 (15.00%) User Experience
1 3 (15.00%) Vector Graphics
2 2 (10.00%) Algorithms
2 2 (10.00%) Social Media
2 2 (10.00%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 11 (55.00%) Linux
2 3 (15.00%) AIX
3 2 (10.00%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (80.00%) E-Commerce
2 9 (45.00%) MVC
3 8 (40.00%) OO
3 8 (40.00%) OO PHP
4 7 (35.00%) Open Source
5 6 (30.00%) Agile Software Development
6 5 (25.00%) DNA
7 4 (20.00%) OOP
8 3 (15.00%) Continuous Delivery
8 3 (15.00%) Front End Development
8 3 (15.00%) Performance Monitoring
8 3 (15.00%) Performance Testing
8 3 (15.00%) Responsive Web Design
8 3 (15.00%) Root Cause Analysis
8 3 (15.00%) Statistics
8 3 (15.00%) TDD
8 3 (15.00%) Unit Testing
8 3 (15.00%) Web Accessibility
8 3 (15.00%) Web Development
8 3 (15.00%) Wireframes
Programming Languages
1 13 (65.00%) JavaScript
2 9 (45.00%) Java
3 4 (20.00%) SQL
4 3 (15.00%) AWK
4 3 (15.00%) Perl
5 2 (10.00%) Bash Shell
5 2 (10.00%) Python
5 2 (10.00%) Ruby
System Software
1 2 (10.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 3 (15.00%) Grafana
2 2 (10.00%) Ansible
2 2 (10.00%) Opscode Chef
2 2 (10.00%) Puppet
Vendors
1 8 (40.00%) hybris
1 8 (40.00%) IBM
1 8 (40.00%) Zend
2 5 (25.00%) Intershop
2 5 (25.00%) Oracle
3 3 (15.00%) AppDynamics
3 3 (15.00%) Dynatrace
3 3 (15.00%) New Relic
4 2 (10.00%) Google
4 2 (10.00%) VMware