The first table below looks at the demand for PHP skills in IT contracts advertised for the Bradford region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited PHP over the 3 months to 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Programming Languages category for the Bradford region.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
PHP
Rank 15 24 23
Rank change year-on-year
+9 -1
Contract jobs citing PHP 10 2 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bradford 6.90% 1.27% 2.40%
As % of the Programming Languages category 16.13% 4.44% 11.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 1 4
Average daily rate £350 £325 £256
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% +26.82%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £279 £325 £176
10% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £325 £300
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £275 £275
% change year-on-year
+18.18% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £16.50 £18.00
% change year-on-year
+112.12% -8.33%
Programming Languages Category
Bradford
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
62 45 34
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bradford 42.76% 28.48% 20.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 40 19 13
Average daily rate £310 £325 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.61% +8.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £264 £150
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £430 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £333 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.30% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 5 3
Average hourly rate £22.75 £12.42 £12.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+83.17% +3.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.59 £9.40 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.50 £35.00 £12.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £35.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+2.85% +2.94%
PHP
West Yorkshire

PHP
Jobs Demand Trend in Bradford

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing PHP across the Bradford region as a proportion of the total demand within the Programming Languages category.

PHP Jobs Demand Trend in Bradford

PHP
Daily Rate Trend in Bradford

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing PHP across the Bradford region.

PHP Daily Rate Trend in Bradford

PHP
Hourly Rate Trend in Bradford

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

PHP Hourly Rate Trend in Bradford

PHP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bradford

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Bradford region citing PHP also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited PHP.

1 9 (75.00%) MySQL
2 8 (66.67%) MVC
2 8 (66.67%) Zend
3 6 (50.00%) CodeIgniter
3 6 (50.00%) Drupal
3 6 (50.00%) Symfony
3 6 (50.00%) Jenkins
4 2 (16.67%) TDD
4 2 (16.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 2 (16.67%) Software Engineering
4 2 (16.67%) LAMP
4 2 (16.67%) .NET
4 2 (16.67%) Apache
4 2 (16.67%) SQL Server
4 2 (16.67%) C#
4 2 (16.67%) SQL
4 2 (16.67%) Linux
4 2 (16.67%) E-Commerce
5 1 (8.33%) Microsoft
5 1 (8.33%) Embarcadero
5 1 (8.33%) Borland
5 1 (8.33%) Internet
5 1 (8.33%) OOP
5 1 (8.33%) OO
5 1 (8.33%) VB
5 1 (8.33%) VB.NET
5 1 (8.33%) C++
5 1 (8.33%) HTML
5 1 (8.33%) JavaScript
5 1 (8.33%) Crystal Reports

PHP
Top Related IT Skills in Bradford by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Bradford region citing PHP also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited PHP. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 6 (50.00%) Drupal
2 2 (16.67%) Apache
3 1 (8.33%) SharePoint
Communications & Networking
1 1 (8.33%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (75.00%) MySQL
2 2 (16.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 2 (16.67%) SQL Server
3 1 (8.33%) Crystal Reports
3 1 (8.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (8.33%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 6 (50.00%) Jenkins
2 1 (8.33%) Visual Studio
General
1 1 (8.33%) Finance
Job Titles
1 12 (100.00%) Developer
2 8 (66.67%) Web Developer
2 8 (66.67%) PHP Developer
2 8 (66.67%) PHP Web Developer
3 6 (50.00%) PHP Drupal Developer
3 6 (50.00%) PHP Symfony Developer
4 2 (16.67%) LAMP Developer
4 2 (16.67%) PHP Programmer
4 2 (16.67%) Linux Engineer
4 2 (16.67%) Programmer
4 2 (16.67%) Architect
4 2 (16.67%) Software Engineer
5 1 (8.33%) DBA
5 1 (8.33%) .NET Developer
5 1 (8.33%) SQL Developer
5 1 (8.33%) SQL DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (50.00%) CodeIgniter
1 6 (50.00%) Symfony
2 2 (16.67%) LAMP
2 2 (16.67%) .NET
3 1 (8.33%) HTML
3 1 (8.33%) ASP.NET
3 1 (8.33%) CSS
3 1 (8.33%) XML
3 1 (8.33%) LINQ
3 1 (8.33%) LINQ to SQL
Miscellaneous
1 1 (8.33%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 2 (16.67%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (66.67%) MVC
2 2 (16.67%) TDD
2 2 (16.67%) Software Engineering
2 2 (16.67%) E-Commerce
3 1 (8.33%) OOP
3 1 (8.33%) OO
3 1 (8.33%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (8.33%) Web Development
3 1 (8.33%) Wealth Management
3 1 (8.33%) Asset Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (16.67%) C#
1 2 (16.67%) SQL
2 1 (8.33%) VB
2 1 (8.33%) VB.NET
2 1 (8.33%) C++
2 1 (8.33%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 1 (8.33%) Degree
Vendors
1 8 (66.67%) Zend
2 1 (8.33%) Microsoft
2 1 (8.33%) Embarcadero
2 1 (8.33%) Borland