Period
to 25 February 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 25 February 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
25 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 25 24 16
Rank change year-on-year -1 -8 +16
Contract jobs citing PHP 26 12 16
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Watford 7.18% 5.26% 7.92%
As % of the Programming Languages category 14.86% 15.58% 21.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 7 2
Watford median daily rate £450 £390 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +15.38% -13.33% +20.00%
10th Percentile £424 £308 £428
90th Percentile £613 £453 £473
Hertfordshire median daily rate £419 £350 £300
% change year-on-year +19.64% +16.67% +9.09%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Watford median hourly rate - - £37.50
Hertfordshire median hourly rate - - £37.50

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 175 77 75
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Watford 48.34% 33.77% 37.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 81 44 39
Watford median daily rate £425 £460 £410
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -7.61% +12.20% +13.10%
10th Percentile £328 £329 £294
90th Percentile £575 £569 £455
Hertfordshire median daily rate £413 £425 £388
% change year-on-year -2.94% +9.68% +7.64%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 0 2
Watford median hourly rate £17.50 - £37.50
10th Percentile £16.25 - £33.75
90th Percentile £81.00 - £41.25
Hertfordshire median hourly rate £37.50 £47.50 £41.00
% change year-on-year -21.05% +15.85% +17.99%

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 25 February 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 25 February 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 21 (80.77%) Magento
2 20 (76.92%) E-Commerce
3 17 (65.38%) Java
4 15 (57.69%) Oracle
4 15 (57.69%) DB2
5 14 (53.85%) Linux
6 12 (46.15%) IBM
6 12 (46.15%) hybris
7 11 (42.31%) Agile Software Development
7 11 (42.31%) MySQL
8 10 (38.46%) DNA
8 10 (38.46%) Intershop
9 9 (34.62%) Statistics
9 9 (34.62%) Performance Testing
9 9 (34.62%) AWK
9 9 (34.62%) DbVisualizer
9 9 (34.62%) Root Cause Analysis
9 9 (34.62%) LoadRunner
9 9 (34.62%) JBoss
9 9 (34.62%) Tomcat
9 9 (34.62%) JMeter
9 9 (34.62%) LAMP
9 9 (34.62%) AIX
9 9 (34.62%) Perl
9 9 (34.62%) SQL
9 9 (34.62%) Performance Monitoring
9 9 (34.62%) New Relic
9 9 (34.62%) Analytical Skills
9 9 (34.62%) AppDynamics
9 9 (34.62%) Continuous Delivery

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 9 (34.62%) JBoss
1 9 (34.62%) Tomcat
2 6 (23.08%) WebSphere
2 6 (23.08%) WebSphere Application Server
3 5 (19.23%) Apache
4 4 (15.38%) Apache Solr
4 4 (15.38%) nginx
Business Applications
1 21 (80.77%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 6 (23.08%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (23.08%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (57.69%) DB2
2 11 (42.31%) MySQL
3 9 (34.62%) DbVisualizer
4 8 (30.77%) Relational Database
5 6 (23.08%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 9 (34.62%) JMeter
1 9 (34.62%) LoadRunner
1 9 (34.62%) The Grinder
2 8 (30.77%) Git (software)
3 6 (23.08%) Ant
3 6 (23.08%) Jenkins
3 6 (23.08%) Subversion
4 4 (15.38%) Firebug
4 4 (15.38%) Vagrant
5 2 (7.69%) Grunt
5 2 (7.69%) gulp
5 2 (7.69%) Jasmine
5 2 (7.69%) Karma Test Runner
General
1 5 (19.23%) Games
Job Titles
1 11 (42.31%) Developer
2 9 (34.62%) Magento Developer
3 6 (23.08%) DevOps Engineer
4 5 (19.23%) Consultant
4 5 (19.23%) Lead Developer
4 5 (19.23%) Performance Consultant
5 4 (15.38%) Analyst
5 4 (15.38%) Performance Analyst
6 2 (7.69%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (34.62%) LAMP
2 6 (23.08%) CSS
2 6 (23.08%) HTML
3 5 (19.23%) XHTML
4 4 (15.38%) LEMP Stack
5 3 (11.54%) XSL
6 2 (7.69%) jQuery
6 2 (7.69%) JSP
6 2 (7.69%) LESS
6 2 (7.69%) Sass
6 2 (7.69%) Twitter Bootstrap
6 2 (7.69%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 9 (34.62%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (7.69%) User Experience
2 2 (7.69%) Vector Graphics
3 1 (3.85%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 14 (53.85%) Linux
2 9 (34.62%) AIX
3 6 (23.08%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (76.92%) E-Commerce
2 11 (42.31%) Agile Software Development
3 10 (38.46%) DNA
4 9 (34.62%) Continuous Delivery
4 9 (34.62%) Performance Monitoring
4 9 (34.62%) Performance Testing
4 9 (34.62%) Root Cause Analysis
4 9 (34.62%) Statistics
5 8 (30.77%) MVC
6 7 (26.92%) OO
6 7 (26.92%) OO PHP
7 6 (23.08%) DevOps
7 6 (23.08%) Software Delivery
7 6 (23.08%) Translating Business Requirements
8 3 (11.54%) Continuous Integration
9 2 (7.69%) Front End Development
9 2 (7.69%) Open Source
9 2 (7.69%) TDD
9 2 (7.69%) Unit Testing
9 2 (7.69%) Web Accessibility
Programming Languages
1 17 (65.38%) Java
2 9 (34.62%) AWK
2 9 (34.62%) Perl
2 9 (34.62%) SQL
3 6 (23.08%) Bash Shell
3 6 (23.08%) JavaScript
3 6 (23.08%) Python
3 6 (23.08%) Ruby
System Software
1 6 (23.08%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 9 (34.62%) Grafana
2 6 (23.08%) Ansible
2 6 (23.08%) Opscode Chef
2 6 (23.08%) Puppet
Vendors
1 15 (57.69%) Oracle
2 12 (46.15%) hybris
2 12 (46.15%) IBM
3 10 (38.46%) Intershop
4 9 (34.62%) AppDynamics
4 9 (34.62%) Dynatrace
4 9 (34.62%) New Relic
5 6 (23.08%) VMware
6 5 (19.23%) Zend