The table below looks at the statistics 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 1 September 2015 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.

Location
3 months to
1 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
PHP Developer
Rank 78 70 52
Rank change year-on-year
-8 -18
Contract jobs requiring a PHP Developer 27 10 28
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 1.60% 0.97% 3.01%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.72% 1.05% 3.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 10 22
Average daily rate
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£350 £306 £250
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% +22.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £200 £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £374 £350 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £300 £270
% change year-on-year
- +11.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £22.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+33.33% -35.71%
PHP Developer
West Yorkshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the Leeds region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of contract jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
Leeds
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
1568 955 880
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 92.78% 92.54% 94.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 1108 621 480
Average daily rate £375 £325 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.38% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £181 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £505 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 47 30 44
Average hourly rate £15.00 £13.20 £31.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+13.63% -57.41%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.25 £10.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.04 £50.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £16.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+3.03% -2.94%

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 1 September 2015.

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 1 September 2015, 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 44 (100.00%) PHP
2 35 (79.55%) HTML
3 33 (75.00%) JavaScript
4 32 (72.73%) CSS
5 23 (52.27%) MySQL
6 19 (43.18%) HTML5
7 15 (34.09%) OO
8 14 (31.82%) E-Commerce
8 14 (31.82%) Agile Software Development
9 13 (29.55%) AngularJS
10 12 (27.27%) jQuery
11 11 (25.00%) CSS3
12 10 (22.73%) Symfony
12 10 (22.73%) OOP
13 9 (20.45%) XML
13 9 (20.45%) CMS
14 8 (18.18%) LAMP
14 8 (18.18%) Magento
15 7 (15.91%) PostgreSQL
15 7 (15.91%) TDD
15 7 (15.91%) Linux
16 6 (13.64%) SQL
16 6 (13.64%) Git (software)
16 6 (13.64%) JSON
16 6 (13.64%) OO PHP
17 5 (11.36%) Sass
17 5 (11.36%) Node.js
17 5 (11.36%) Backbone.js
17 5 (11.36%) API Development
17 5 (11.36%) Software Engineering

PHP Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 1 September 2015, 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 9 (20.45%) CMS
2 5 (11.36%) Node.js
3 4 (9.09%) Apache
Business Applications
1 8 (18.18%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.27%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (2.27%) Amazon AWS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (52.27%) MySQL
2 7 (15.91%) PostgreSQL
3 4 (9.09%) MongoDB
4 1 (2.27%) Relational Database
4 1 (2.27%) CouchDB
Development Applications
1 6 (13.64%) Git (software)
2 3 (6.82%) Subversion
3 1 (2.27%) PHPUnit
General
1 1 (2.27%) Financial Institution
1 1 (2.27%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 35 (79.55%) HTML
2 32 (72.73%) CSS
3 19 (43.18%) HTML5
4 13 (29.55%) AngularJS
5 12 (27.27%) jQuery
6 11 (25.00%) CSS3
7 10 (22.73%) Symfony
8 9 (20.45%) XML
9 8 (18.18%) LAMP
10 6 (13.64%) JSON
11 5 (11.36%) Backbone.js
11 5 (11.36%) Sass
12 4 (9.09%) RESTful
12 4 (9.09%) Twitter Bootstrap
13 2 (4.55%) Yii
14 1 (2.27%) Ember.js
14 1 (2.27%) Laravel
14 1 (2.27%) Ajax
14 1 (2.27%) XSLT
14 1 (2.27%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 1 (2.27%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 7 (15.91%) Linux
2 1 (2.27%) Windows Phone
2 1 (2.27%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (34.09%) OO
2 14 (31.82%) E-Commerce
2 14 (31.82%) Agile Software Development
3 10 (22.73%) OOP
4 7 (15.91%) TDD
5 6 (13.64%) OO PHP
6 5 (11.36%) API Development
6 5 (11.36%) Software Engineering
7 3 (6.82%) Web Development
7 3 (6.82%) OWASP
7 3 (6.82%) Open Source
7 3 (6.82%) Information Architecture
7 3 (6.82%) Migration
7 3 (6.82%) Scrum
8 2 (4.55%) BDD
8 2 (4.55%) MVC
9 1 (2.27%) Workflow
9 1 (2.27%) Pair Programming
9 1 (2.27%) Content Management
9 1 (2.27%) Responsive Web Design
Programming Languages
1 44 (100.00%) PHP
2 33 (75.00%) JavaScript
3 6 (13.64%) SQL
4 4 (9.09%) PHP5
5 1 (2.27%) C
5 1 (2.27%) C++
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (9.09%) QA
Vendors
1 3 (6.82%) Zend
2 1 (2.27%) Twitter
2 1 (2.27%) Oracle
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