The first table below looks at the demand for PHPUnit skills in IT contracts advertised for the England region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited PHPUnit 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 Development Applications category for the England 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
PHPUnit
Rank 527 466 549
Rank change year-on-year
-61 +83
Contract jobs citing PHPUnit 63 37 28
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.12% 0.086% 0.050%
As % of the Development Applications category 0.99% 0.75% 0.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 45 31 26
Average daily rate £360 £300 £343
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+20.00% -12.40%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £258 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £383 £325 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £300 £275
% change year-on-year
- +9.09%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Development Applications Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
6350 4965 5463
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 12.37% 11.52% 9.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 4136 3199 3248
Average daily rate £375 £399 £390
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.01% +2.30%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £537 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £330 £330
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 114 132 194
Average hourly rate £37.80 £37.80 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +8.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £31.10 £17.00 £23.88
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £48.01 £47.50 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.80 £37.80 £35.00
% change year-on-year
- +8.00%
PHPUnit
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PHPUnit
Jobs Demand Trend in England

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

PHPUnit Jobs Demand Trend in England

PHPUnit
Daily Rate Trend in England

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

PHPUnit Daily Rate Trend in England

PHPUnit
Daily Rate Histogram in England

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing PHPUnit across the England region over the 3 months to 18 April 2014.

PHPUnit Daily Rate Histogram in England

PHPUnit
Hourly Rate Trend in England

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

PHPUnit Hourly Rate Trend in England

PHPUnit
Contract Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing PHPUnit within the England region over the 3 months to 18 April 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Click each for more statistics)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Find
Job
Vacancies
London +1 35 £375 +26.05% 13
South East -3 13 £300 +3.89% 4
South West - 10 £325 - 1
Yorkshire -27 3 £313 +0.80% 2
East Midlands -17 1 £348 +15.83% 2
North West -17 1 £300 -9.09%
West Midlands - - - -
East of England - - - -
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PHPUnit
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the England 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 93 (97.89%) PHP
2 63 (66.32%) MySQL
3 61 (64.21%) HTML
4 60 (63.16%) CSS
5 50 (52.63%) TDD
6 48 (50.53%) Git (software)
7 44 (46.32%) JavaScript
8 42 (44.21%) Zend
9 40 (42.11%) jQuery
9 40 (42.11%) Agile Software Development
10 38 (40.00%) OO
11 35 (36.84%) Subversion
12 33 (34.74%) MVC
13 29 (30.53%) Scrum
14 28 (29.47%) Drupal
15 27 (28.42%) PHP5
15 27 (28.42%) Automated Testing
15 27 (28.42%) BDD
16 26 (27.37%) LAMP
17 25 (26.32%) OOP
18 24 (25.26%) HTML5
19 23 (24.21%) OO PHP
20 22 (23.16%) Software Engineering
21 20 (21.05%) Continuous Integration
21 20 (21.05%) CSS3
22 19 (20.00%) Ajax
22 19 (20.00%) XML
23 18 (18.95%) Apache Solr
23 18 (18.95%) Open Source
24 17 (17.89%) Zend Framework

PHPUnit
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the England 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 28 (29.47%) Drupal
2 18 (18.95%) Apache Solr
3 10 (10.53%) Apache
3 10 (10.53%) Node.js
4 7 (7.37%) CMS
5 3 (3.16%) Mule
5 3 (3.16%) Alfresco
6 1 (1.05%) IIS
6 1 (1.05%) WordPress
Business Applications
1 2 (2.11%) Summit
2 1 (1.05%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 10 (10.53%) Amazon EC2
1 10 (10.53%) Joyent
2 3 (3.16%) Heroku
3 1 (1.05%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 2 (2.11%) Internet
2 1 (1.05%) FTP
2 1 (1.05%) PBX
2 1 (1.05%) VoIP
2 1 (1.05%) Asterisk PBX
Database & Business Intelligence
1 63 (66.32%) MySQL
2 16 (16.84%) MongoDB
3 4 (4.21%) Relational Database
4 3 (3.16%) PostgreSQL
4 3 (3.16%) CouchDB
5 1 (1.05%) SQL Server
5 1 (1.05%) Big Data
5 1 (1.05%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 48 (50.53%) Git (software)
2 35 (36.84%) Subversion
3 10 (10.53%) Jenkins
3 10 (10.53%) Behat
4 8 (8.42%) Selenium
4 8 (8.42%) QUnit
4 8 (8.42%) Jasmine
4 8 (8.42%) Mocha
5 6 (6.32%) JSUnit
6 4 (4.21%) Hudson
7 3 (3.16%) Firebug
7 3 (3.16%) Bitbucket
7 3 (3.16%) Cucumber
8 2 (2.11%) Calabash
8 2 (2.11%) Grunt
8 2 (2.11%) Mercurial
8 2 (2.11%) Ant
9 1 (1.05%) QuickTest Pro
9 1 (1.05%) Maven
9 1 (1.05%) JIRA
General
1 7 (7.37%) Finance
2 3 (3.16%) Advertising
2 3 (3.16%) Games
3 2 (2.11%) Publishing
4 1 (1.05%) Back Office
4 1 (1.05%) Retail
Job Titles
1 92 (96.84%) Developer
2 55 (57.89%) PHP Developer
3 26 (27.37%) Web Developer
4 23 (24.21%) Drupal Developer
5 15 (15.79%) PHP Web Developer
6 7 (7.37%) PHP LAMP Developer
6 7 (7.37%) PHP Drupal Developer
7 4 (4.21%) LAMP Developer
7 4 (4.21%) Software Engineer
8 3 (3.16%) Software Developer
8 3 (3.16%) Senior Developer
9 2 (2.11%) Applications Engineer
9 2 (2.11%) Senior PHP Developer
9 2 (2.11%) JavaScript Developer
9 2 (2.11%) Java Developer
10 1 (1.05%) Tester
10 1 (1.05%) Applications Developer
10 1 (1.05%) Lead Developer
10 1 (1.05%) Front-End Developer
10 1 (1.05%) Front-End Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 61 (64.21%) HTML
2 60 (63.16%) CSS
3 40 (42.11%) jQuery
4 26 (27.37%) LAMP
5 24 (25.26%) HTML5
6 20 (21.05%) CSS3
7 19 (20.00%) Ajax
7 19 (20.00%) XML
8 17 (17.89%) Zend Framework
9 15 (15.79%) AngularJS
10 14 (14.74%) Symfony
11 13 (13.68%) CodeIgniter
12 12 (12.63%) ActiveMQ
12 12 (12.63%) Memcached
13 10 (10.53%) RESTful
14 9 (9.47%) SOAP
14 9 (9.47%) JSON
15 8 (8.42%) Backbone.js
16 7 (7.37%) REST
16 7 (7.37%) Ember.js
Miscellaneous
1 18 (18.95%) Open Source
2 12 (12.63%) Taxonomies
3 5 (5.26%) Management Information System
4 2 (2.11%) Mobile App
4 2 (2.11%) New Media
5 1 (1.05%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 1 (1.05%) BBC
5 1 (1.05%) Visualisation
5 1 (1.05%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 14 (14.74%) UNIX
2 11 (11.58%) Linux
3 4 (4.21%) Apple iOS
3 4 (4.21%) Android
4 2 (2.11%) CentOS
4 2 (2.11%) Windows
5 1 (1.05%) Mac OS X
5 1 (1.05%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 50 (52.63%) TDD
2 40 (42.11%) Agile Software Development
3 38 (40.00%) OO
4 33 (34.74%) MVC
5 29 (30.53%) Scrum
6 27 (28.42%) Automated Testing
6 27 (28.42%) BDD
7 25 (26.32%) OOP
8 23 (24.21%) OO PHP
9 22 (23.16%) Software Engineering
10 20 (21.05%) Continuous Integration
11 15 (15.79%) Unit Testing
12 13 (13.68%) Configuration Management
12 13 (13.68%) Kanban
12 13 (13.68%) Web Development
13 9 (9.47%) Responsive Web Design
14 7 (7.37%) SEO
15 6 (6.32%) Content Management
15 6 (6.32%) Document Management
15 6 (6.32%) Benchmarking
Programming Languages
1 93 (97.89%) PHP
2 44 (46.32%) JavaScript
3 27 (28.42%) PHP5
4 10 (10.53%) SQL
5 8 (8.42%) Java
6 5 (5.26%) Ruby
7 4 (4.21%) Shell Script
7 4 (4.21%) Python
8 2 (2.11%) Bash Shell
8 2 (2.11%) C
9 1 (1.05%) C++
9 1 (1.05%) VBScript
9 1 (1.05%) Perl
9 1 (1.05%) FoxPro (VFP)
Qualifications
1 4 (4.21%) Security Cleared
2 2 (2.11%) Degree
2 2 (2.11%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.11%) ISO 14001
1 2 (2.11%) ISO 9001
2 1 (1.05%) QA
System Software
1 12 (12.63%) Varnish
Systems Management
1 14 (14.74%) Opscode Chef
2 10 (10.53%) Puppet
3 4 (4.21%) Vagrant
4 2 (2.11%) OpenIDM
4 2 (2.11%) OpenAM
5 1 (1.05%) Capistrano
Vendors
1 42 (44.21%) Zend
2 10 (10.53%) Rackspace
3 3 (3.16%) Salesforce.com
4 2 (2.11%) ForgeRock
5 1 (1.05%) Microsoft
5 1 (1.05%) Red Hat
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