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 23 July 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
23 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
PHP Developer
Rank 61 61 57
Rank change year-on-year
0 -4
Contract jobs requiring a PHP Developer 17 21 26
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 1.62% 2.32% 2.35%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.73% 2.45% 2.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 14 21
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£350 £238 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+47.36% -20.83%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £212 £178 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £421 £274 £350
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £263 £263
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £18.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £35.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-14.28% +40.00%
Job Titles Category
Leeds
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
982 856 1048
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 93.52% 94.38% 94.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 680 455 624
Average daily rate £325 £308 £318
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.69% -3.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £186 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £449 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 21 34 48
Average hourly rate £13.50 £29.00 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-53.44% +93.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.52 £10.65 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.50 £45.00 £18.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.48 £17.23 £18.50
% change year-on-year
-4.32% -6.89%
PHP Developer
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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 23 July 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 23 July 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 63 (61.76%) Zend
3 52 (50.98%) MVC
4 43 (42.16%) Symfony
5 40 (39.22%) JavaScript
6 30 (29.41%) HTML
7 28 (27.45%) MySQL
8 25 (24.51%) TDD
9 24 (23.53%) CodeIgniter
10 23 (22.55%) CSS
11 22 (21.57%) Java
12 19 (18.63%) Drupal
12 19 (18.63%) jQuery
13 17 (16.67%) OOP
13 17 (16.67%) OO
14 16 (15.69%) Jenkins
15 14 (13.73%) E-Commerce
15 14 (13.73%) Agile Software Development
16 13 (12.75%) PHP5
17 12 (11.76%) LAMP
17 12 (11.76%) Apache
18 11 (10.78%) Web Services
18 11 (10.78%) Unit Testing
19 10 (9.80%) SQL
19 10 (9.80%) HTML5
20 8 (7.84%) Internet
21 7 (6.86%) Scrum
21 7 (6.86%) Linux
21 7 (6.86%) Magento
22 6 (5.88%) Git (software)

PHP Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 23 July 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 19 (18.63%) Drupal
2 12 (11.76%) Apache
3 6 (5.88%) SugarCRM
4 5 (4.90%) Moodle
5 4 (3.92%) WordPress
6 3 (2.94%) CMS
Business Applications
1 7 (6.86%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 6 (5.88%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 8 (7.84%) Internet
2 3 (2.94%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 28 (27.45%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 16 (15.69%) Jenkins
2 6 (5.88%) Git (software)
3 5 (4.90%) Selenium
3 5 (4.90%) TeamCity
3 5 (4.90%) Hudson
4 2 (1.96%) PHPUnit
General
1 1 (0.98%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 43 (42.16%) Symfony
2 30 (29.41%) HTML
3 24 (23.53%) CodeIgniter
4 23 (22.55%) CSS
5 19 (18.63%) jQuery
6 12 (11.76%) LAMP
7 11 (10.78%) Web Services
8 10 (9.80%) HTML5
9 6 (5.88%) SOAP
10 5 (4.90%) RESTful
11 4 (3.92%) XML
12 3 (2.94%) Zend Framework
12 3 (2.94%) REST
12 3 (2.94%) CSS3
12 3 (2.94%) Sass
13 2 (1.96%) LESS
14 1 (0.98%) AngularJS
14 1 (0.98%) CakePHP
14 1 (0.98%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 5 (4.90%) Computer Science
2 2 (1.96%) Digital Media
3 1 (0.98%) iPhone
3 1 (0.98%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 7 (6.86%) Linux
2 1 (0.98%) Android
2 1 (0.98%) Mac OS
2 1 (0.98%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 52 (50.98%) MVC
2 25 (24.51%) TDD
3 17 (16.67%) OOP
3 17 (16.67%) OO
4 14 (13.73%) E-Commerce
4 14 (13.73%) Agile Software Development
5 11 (10.78%) Unit Testing
6 7 (6.86%) Scrum
7 6 (5.88%) Software Engineering
8 4 (3.92%) Release Management
9 3 (2.94%) Web Development
9 3 (2.94%) BDD
9 3 (2.94%) OO PHP
Programming Languages
1 102 (100.00%) PHP
2 40 (39.22%) JavaScript
3 22 (21.57%) Java
4 13 (12.75%) PHP5
5 10 (9.80%) SQL
6 4 (3.92%) Ruby
7 3 (2.94%) Python
7 3 (2.94%) C++
8 2 (1.96%) PHP4
Qualifications
1 4 (3.92%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (3.92%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (0.98%) Capistrano
Vendors
1 63 (61.76%) Zend
2 4 (3.92%) Twitter
3 3 (2.94%) Google
3 3 (2.94%) Facebook