The table below looks at the statistics 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 29 April 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

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.

3 months to
29 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
PHP
Rank 22 40 12
Rank change year-on-year
+18 -28
Contract jobs citing PHP 3 3 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bradford 2.19% 1.16% 8.89%
As % of the Programming Languages category 5.56% 3.16% 20.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 3 12
Average daily rate £275 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-26.66% +7.14%
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £300 £325
% change year-on-year
+8.33% -7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £30.20 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-43.70% -13.71%
PHP
West Yorkshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Programming Languages category in contract jobs advertised in the Bradford region.

Programming Languages Category
Bradford
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
54 95 59
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bradford 39.42% 36.82% 43.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 35 49 40
Average daily rate £450 £325 £310
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+38.46% +4.83%
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £335
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +4.47%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 3
Average hourly rate £14.50 £11.25 £22.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+28.88% -50.54%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £38.00 £36.00 £36.50
% change year-on-year
+5.55% -1.36%

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 28 Related IT Skills in Bradford

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, 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 3 (100.00%) Python
2 2 (66.67%) SQL
2 2 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (66.67%) JSON
2 2 (66.67%) Mobile App
3 1 (33.33%) C#
3 1 (33.33%) HTML
3 1 (33.33%) Java
3 1 (33.33%) Computer Science
3 1 (33.33%) Selenium
3 1 (33.33%) Test Scripting
3 1 (33.33%) OAuth
3 1 (33.33%) RESTful
3 1 (33.33%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (33.33%) WebDriver
3 1 (33.33%) Open Source
3 1 (33.33%) Software Architecture
3 1 (33.33%) Cucumber
3 1 (33.33%) BDD
3 1 (33.33%) NoSQL
3 1 (33.33%) Ruby
3 1 (33.33%) Degree
3 1 (33.33%) .NET
3 1 (33.33%) MySQL
3 1 (33.33%) ASP.NET
3 1 (33.33%) ISEB
3 1 (33.33%) Telecoms
3 1 (33.33%) Scrum

PHP
Top Related IT Skills in Bradford by Category

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, 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.

Cloud Services
1 1 (33.33%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (33.33%) MySQL
1 1 (33.33%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 1 (33.33%) Cucumber
1 1 (33.33%) Selenium
1 1 (33.33%) WebDriver
General
1 1 (33.33%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 1 (33.33%) Architect
1 1 (33.33%) Developer
1 1 (33.33%) PHP Architect
1 1 (33.33%) PHP Developer
1 1 (33.33%) Python Developer
1 1 (33.33%) Software Architect
1 1 (33.33%) Test Automation Engineer
1 1 (33.33%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (66.67%) JSON
2 1 (33.33%) .NET
2 1 (33.33%) ASP.NET
2 1 (33.33%) HTML
2 1 (33.33%) OAuth
2 1 (33.33%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 2 (66.67%) Mobile App
2 1 (33.33%) Computer Science
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (33.33%) BDD
2 1 (33.33%) Open Source
2 1 (33.33%) Scrum
2 1 (33.33%) Software Architecture
2 1 (33.33%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 3 (100.00%) Python
2 2 (66.67%) SQL
3 1 (33.33%) C#
3 1 (33.33%) Java
3 1 (33.33%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 1 (33.33%) Degree
1 1 (33.33%) ISEB