The first table below looks at the demand for PHPUnit skills in IT contracts advertised for the City of London region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited PHPUnit over the 3 months to 16 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 Development Applications category for the City of London 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
16 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
PHPUnit
Rank 207 204 218
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +14
Contract jobs citing PHPUnit 8 1 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.12% 0.016% 0.037%
As % of the Development Applications category 0.89% 0.13% 0.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 1 3
Average daily rate £355 £233 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+52.68% -15.45%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £334 £233 £239
10% offered a daily rate of more than £388 £233 £315
UK excluding London average daily rate £306 £300 £275
% change year-on-year
+2.08% +9.09%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Development Applications Category
City of London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
898 770 682
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 13.55% 12.20% 8.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 691 610 487
Average daily rate £425 £415 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.40% -7.77%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £563 £550 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £330 £330
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 3 6
Average hourly rate £58.75 £56.25 £37.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+4.44% +52.02%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £49.75 £49.35 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £67.75 £60.00 £40.90
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.50 £37.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+5.33% +7.14%
PHPUnit
London

PHPUnit
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing PHPUnit across the City of London region as a proportion of the total demand within the Development Applications category.

PHPUnit Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

PHPUnit
Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing PHPUnit across the City of London region.

PHPUnit Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

PHPUnit
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 16 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the City of London region citing PHPUnit 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 PHPUnit.

1 9 (100.00%) PHP
2 6 (66.67%) TDD
2 6 (66.67%) HTML
2 6 (66.67%) JavaScript
3 5 (55.56%) MySQL
3 5 (55.56%) CSS
3 5 (55.56%) OO
3 5 (55.56%) Subversion
3 5 (55.56%) Agile Software Development
3 5 (55.56%) LAMP
3 5 (55.56%) jQuery
3 5 (55.56%) Git (software)
3 5 (55.56%) OO PHP
4 4 (44.44%) Symfony
4 4 (44.44%) Zend
4 4 (44.44%) Ajax
4 4 (44.44%) Apache
4 4 (44.44%) Linux
5 3 (33.33%) Java
5 3 (33.33%) Automated Testing
5 3 (33.33%) Software Engineering
5 3 (33.33%) PHP5
5 3 (33.33%) Node.js
5 3 (33.33%) AngularJS
6 2 (22.22%) Sass
6 2 (22.22%) Ember.js
6 2 (22.22%) Backbone.js
6 2 (22.22%) Behat
6 2 (22.22%) Apache Solr
6 2 (22.22%) Open Source

PHPUnit
Top Related IT Skills in the City of London by Category

For the 6 months to 16 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the City of London region citing PHPUnit 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 PHPUnit. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 4 (44.44%) Apache
2 3 (33.33%) Node.js
3 2 (22.22%) Apache Solr
3 2 (22.22%) Drupal
3 2 (22.22%) Mule
Cloud Services
1 2 (22.22%) Heroku
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (55.56%) MySQL
2 2 (22.22%) MongoDB
2 2 (22.22%) PostgreSQL
3 1 (11.11%) CouchDB
Development Applications
1 5 (55.56%) Subversion
1 5 (55.56%) Git (software)
2 2 (22.22%) Behat
3 1 (11.11%) Selenium
3 1 (11.11%) Firebug
3 1 (11.11%) Cucumber
3 1 (11.11%) Mocha
3 1 (11.11%) QUnit
3 1 (11.11%) Jasmine
3 1 (11.11%) Calabash
General
1 2 (22.22%) Games
Job Titles
1 9 (100.00%) Developer
2 8 (88.89%) PHP Developer
3 2 (22.22%) PHP LAMP Developer
3 2 (22.22%) LAMP Developer
3 2 (22.22%) Drupal Developer
3 2 (22.22%) PHP Drupal Developer
3 2 (22.22%) Software Engineer
4 1 (11.11%) Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (66.67%) HTML
2 5 (55.56%) CSS
2 5 (55.56%) LAMP
2 5 (55.56%) jQuery
3 4 (44.44%) Symfony
3 4 (44.44%) Ajax
4 3 (33.33%) AngularJS
5 2 (22.22%) Sass
5 2 (22.22%) Ember.js
5 2 (22.22%) Backbone.js
5 2 (22.22%) Zend Framework
5 2 (22.22%) CodeIgniter
5 2 (22.22%) Web Services
5 2 (22.22%) Lucene
6 1 (11.11%) RESTful
6 1 (11.11%) HTML5
6 1 (11.11%) CSS3
6 1 (11.11%) Modernizr
6 1 (11.11%) HTML5 Canvas
Miscellaneous
1 2 (22.22%) Open Source
2 1 (11.11%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 4 (44.44%) Linux
2 1 (11.11%) Android
2 1 (11.11%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (66.67%) TDD
2 5 (55.56%) OO
2 5 (55.56%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (55.56%) OO PHP
3 3 (33.33%) Automated Testing
3 3 (33.33%) Software Engineering
4 2 (22.22%) MVC
4 2 (22.22%) UML
4 2 (22.22%) Data Management
5 1 (11.11%) Scrum
5 1 (11.11%) Identity Management
5 1 (11.11%) Load Balancing
5 1 (11.11%) OOP
5 1 (11.11%) E-Commerce
5 1 (11.11%) B2C
5 1 (11.11%) RDF
5 1 (11.11%) BDD
5 1 (11.11%) Responsive Web Design
Programming Languages
1 9 (100.00%) PHP
2 6 (66.67%) JavaScript
3 3 (33.33%) Java
3 3 (33.33%) PHP5
4 2 (22.22%) SQL
5 1 (11.11%) Python
5 1 (11.11%) C
5 1 (11.11%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 1 (11.11%) Degree
Systems Management
1 1 (11.11%) OpenIDM
1 1 (11.11%) OpenAM
Vendors
1 4 (44.44%) Zend
2 2 (22.22%) Salesforce.com
3 1 (11.11%) ForgeRock