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 24 April 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
24 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
PHP Developer
Rank 72 19 55
Rank change year-on-year
-53 +36
Contract jobs requiring a PHP Developer 29 83 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 2.18% 7.12% 1.81%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.41% 7.63% 1.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 73 11
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£293 £373 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-21.47% +35.45%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £296 £195
10% offered a daily rate of more than £438 £450 £300
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £325 £250
% change year-on-year
-7.69% +30.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.50 £175.00 £42.50
% change year-on-year
-87.71% +311.76%
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
1202 1088 739
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 90.24% 93.31% 95.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 792 721 384
Average daily rate £350 £340 £310
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.94% +9.67%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £213 £180
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £450 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 29 32 33
Average hourly rate £12.50 £17.50 £11.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-28.60% +52.17%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.00 £11.00 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £117.50 £110.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-5.71% -

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 24 April 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 24 April 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 40 (100.00%) PHP
2 23 (57.50%) Agile Software Development
3 21 (52.50%) HTML
4 20 (50.00%) CSS
5 18 (45.00%) MySQL
6 17 (42.50%) JavaScript
7 16 (40.00%) MVC
7 16 (40.00%) Zend
8 15 (37.50%) TDD
8 15 (37.50%) Doctrine
9 14 (35.00%) LAMP
10 10 (25.00%) jQuery
10 10 (25.00%) Git (software)
11 9 (22.50%) Unit Testing
12 8 (20.00%) CodeIgniter
12 8 (20.00%) CSS3
13 7 (17.50%) PHPUnit
13 7 (17.50%) HTML5
13 7 (17.50%) XML
14 6 (15.00%) Linux
14 6 (15.00%) OOP
14 6 (15.00%) OO
14 6 (15.00%) Symfony
14 6 (15.00%) AngularJS
15 5 (12.50%) Backbone.js
15 5 (12.50%) Node.js
15 5 (12.50%) Web Development
15 5 (12.50%) Software Engineering
15 5 (12.50%) PHP5
15 5 (12.50%) BDD

PHP Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 5 (12.50%) Node.js
2 4 (10.00%) CMS
3 1 (2.50%) WordPress
3 1 (2.50%) JBoss
3 1 (2.50%) Apache
3 1 (2.50%) Tomcat
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.50%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (45.00%) MySQL
2 4 (10.00%) MongoDB
3 1 (2.50%) Relational Database
3 1 (2.50%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 10 (25.00%) Git (software)
2 7 (17.50%) PHPUnit
General
1 3 (7.50%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (52.50%) HTML
2 20 (50.00%) CSS
3 15 (37.50%) Doctrine
4 14 (35.00%) LAMP
5 10 (25.00%) jQuery
6 8 (20.00%) CodeIgniter
6 8 (20.00%) CSS3
7 7 (17.50%) HTML5
7 7 (17.50%) XML
8 6 (15.00%) Symfony
8 6 (15.00%) AngularJS
9 5 (12.50%) Backbone.js
10 2 (5.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
10 2 (5.00%) Sass
11 1 (2.50%) Ember.js
11 1 (2.50%) Laravel
11 1 (2.50%) React
11 1 (2.50%) RESTful
11 1 (2.50%) JSON
11 1 (2.50%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 4 (10.00%) Inversion of Control
2 1 (2.50%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (2.50%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 6 (15.00%) Linux
2 1 (2.50%) Windows Phone
2 1 (2.50%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (57.50%) Agile Software Development
2 16 (40.00%) MVC
3 15 (37.50%) TDD
4 9 (22.50%) Unit Testing
5 6 (15.00%) OOP
5 6 (15.00%) OO
6 5 (12.50%) Web Development
6 5 (12.50%) Software Engineering
6 5 (12.50%) BDD
6 5 (12.50%) Pair Programming
7 4 (10.00%) Planning Poker
7 4 (10.00%) Domain-Driven Design
7 4 (10.00%) OO PHP
8 3 (7.50%) Scrum
9 2 (5.00%) E-Commerce
10 1 (2.50%) Test Automation
10 1 (2.50%) Refactoring
10 1 (2.50%) Release Management
10 1 (2.50%) Continuous Integration
10 1 (2.50%) Kanban
Programming Languages
1 40 (100.00%) PHP
2 17 (42.50%) JavaScript
3 5 (12.50%) PHP5
4 3 (7.50%) Java
5 2 (5.00%) Perl
5 2 (5.00%) SQL
5 2 (5.00%) Python
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.50%) QA
Systems Management
1 4 (10.00%) Vagrant
Vendors
1 16 (40.00%) Zend
2 1 (2.50%) Twitter
2 1 (2.50%) Oracle
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