The first table below looks at the demand for the PHP Developer role in IT contracts advertised for the Leeds region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited PHP Developer in their job title 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 Job Titles advertised for the Leeds 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 Developer
Rank 18 50 42
Rank change year-on-year
+32 -8
Contract jobs requiring a PHP Developer 82 14 25
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 6.99% 1.83% 2.74%
As % of the Job Titles category 7.48% 1.93% 2.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 70 12 18
Average daily rate £368 £275 £280
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+33.63% -1.78%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £294 £196 £197
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £300 £325
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £250 £250
% change year-on-year
+30.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £175.00 £42.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+311.76% +142.85%
Job Titles Category
Leeds
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
1096 726 863
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 93.44% 94.90% 94.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 713 372 462
Average daily rate £350 £314 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.46% -3.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £213 £180 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £425 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+0.14% -0.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 34 32 42
Average hourly rate £16.50 £11.50 £13.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+43.47% -11.53%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.50 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £85.70 £40.00 £23.30
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £17.45 £19.21
% change year-on-year
-2.57% -9.16%
PHP Developer
West Yorkshire

PHP Developer
Jobs Demand Trend in Leeds

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing PHP Developer in the job title across the Leeds region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

PHP Developer Jobs Demand Trend in Leeds

PHP Developer
Daily Rate Trend in Leeds

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

PHP Developer Daily Rate Trend in Leeds

PHP Developer
Daily Rate Histogram in Leeds

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

PHP Developer Daily Rate Histogram in Leeds

PHP Developer
Hourly Rate Trend in Leeds

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

PHP Developer Hourly Rate Trend in Leeds

PHP Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leeds

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Leeds region that cited PHP Developer in their job title 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 with PHP Developer in their job title.

1 102 (100.00%) PHP
2 59 (57.84%) Zend
3 49 (48.04%) MVC
4 45 (44.12%) JavaScript
5 43 (42.16%) Symfony
6 33 (32.35%) HTML
7 31 (30.39%) CSS
8 28 (27.45%) TDD
9 26 (25.49%) MySQL
10 22 (21.57%) CodeIgniter
11 21 (20.59%) Java
12 20 (19.61%) jQuery
13 18 (17.65%) Drupal
14 17 (16.67%) Jenkins
15 16 (15.69%) Agile Software Development
16 14 (13.73%) OO
17 13 (12.75%) Apache
17 13 (12.75%) OOP
17 13 (12.75%) Unit Testing
18 12 (11.76%) SQL
19 11 (10.78%) HTML5
20 10 (9.80%) Magento
20 10 (9.80%) Linux
20 10 (9.80%) E-Commerce
20 10 (9.80%) PHP5
21 8 (7.84%) Git (software)
21 8 (7.84%) RESTful
21 8 (7.84%) Hudson
21 8 (7.84%) TeamCity
22 7 (6.86%) Selenium

PHP Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Leeds region that cited PHP Developer in their job title 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 with PHP Developer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 18 (17.65%) Drupal
2 13 (12.75%) Apache
3 5 (4.90%) WordPress
4 4 (3.92%) SugarCRM
5 3 (2.94%) Moodle
6 2 (1.96%) CMS
Business Applications
1 10 (9.80%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 3 (2.94%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (2.94%) HTTP
1 3 (2.94%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 26 (25.49%) MySQL
2 1 (0.98%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 17 (16.67%) Jenkins
2 8 (7.84%) Git (software)
2 8 (7.84%) Hudson
2 8 (7.84%) TeamCity
3 7 (6.86%) Selenium
4 4 (3.92%) PHPUnit
General
1 1 (0.98%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 43 (42.16%) Symfony
2 33 (32.35%) HTML
3 31 (30.39%) CSS
4 22 (21.57%) CodeIgniter
5 20 (19.61%) jQuery
6 11 (10.78%) HTML5
7 8 (7.84%) RESTful
8 7 (6.86%) LAMP
9 6 (5.88%) Web Services
10 5 (4.90%) CSS3
11 4 (3.92%) Zend Framework
11 4 (3.92%) XML
12 3 (2.94%) SOAP
12 3 (2.94%) REST
13 2 (1.96%) Sass
13 2 (1.96%) LESS
14 1 (0.98%) CakePHP
14 1 (0.98%) AngularJS
Miscellaneous
1 7 (6.86%) Computer Science
2 1 (0.98%) iPhone
2 1 (0.98%) Digital Media
2 1 (0.98%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 10 (9.80%) Linux
2 1 (0.98%) UNIX
2 1 (0.98%) Windows
2 1 (0.98%) Android
2 1 (0.98%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 49 (48.04%) MVC
2 28 (27.45%) TDD
3 16 (15.69%) Agile Software Development
4 14 (13.73%) OO
5 13 (12.75%) OOP
5 13 (12.75%) Unit Testing
6 10 (9.80%) E-Commerce
7 7 (6.86%) Software Engineering
7 7 (6.86%) Scrum
8 5 (4.90%) Web Development
9 4 (3.92%) OO PHP
10 3 (2.94%) BDD
10 3 (2.94%) Release Management
11 2 (1.96%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 102 (100.00%) PHP
2 45 (44.12%) JavaScript
3 21 (20.59%) Java
4 12 (11.76%) SQL
5 10 (9.80%) PHP5
6 3 (2.94%) C++
6 3 (2.94%) Python
6 3 (2.94%) Ruby
7 2 (1.96%) PHP4
Qualifications
1 4 (3.92%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (2.94%) QA
System Software
1 1 (0.98%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 59 (57.84%) Zend
2 4 (3.92%) Twitter
3 3 (2.94%) Google
3 3 (2.94%) Facebook
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