The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the Leeds region that had PHP Developer featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 21 January 2017 with a comparison to same period over 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.

3 months to
21 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
PHP Developer
Rank 59 76 75
Rank change year-on-year
+17 -1
Contract jobs requiring a PHP Developer 27 17 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 2.49% 1.18% 1.00%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.61% 1.24% 1.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 27 10 9
Median daily rate £365 £323 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.17% -32.10%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £281 £248 £385
10% offered a daily rate of more than £420 £368 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £325 £303 £300
% change year-on-year
+7.43% +0.83%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.00 £35.50 £24.75
% change year-on-year
-49.29% +43.43%

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
1033 1366 1045
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 95.38% 95.06% 94.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 674 921 742
Median daily rate £380 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.33% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £271 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £540 £550 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+4.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 25 32 28
Median hourly rate £13.50 £15.25 £12.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-11.47% +22.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £9.26 £9.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.50 £45.00 £32.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year
- +9.37%

PHP Developer
Jobs Demand Trend in Leeds

The demand trend of IT contracts across the Leeds region that featured PHP Developer in the job title.

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 21 January 2017.

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 Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leeds

For the 6 months to 21 January 2017, PHP Developer contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Leeds region featuring PHP Developer in the job title.

1 42 (100.00%) PHP
2 27 (64.29%) JavaScript
3 20 (47.62%) SQL
4 19 (45.24%) HTML
5 18 (42.86%) MySQL
5 18 (42.86%) CSS
6 16 (38.10%) Agile Software Development
6 16 (38.10%) Symfony
7 15 (35.71%) MVC
8 12 (28.57%) NoSQL
9 11 (26.19%) MongoDB
9 11 (26.19%) Laravel
9 11 (26.19%) Java
10 10 (23.81%) Zend
10 10 (23.81%) Software Engineering
11 9 (21.43%) LAMP
12 8 (19.05%) RESTful
13 7 (16.67%) Unit Testing
13 7 (16.67%) HTML5
13 7 (16.67%) PHPUnit
13 7 (16.67%) TDD
13 7 (16.67%) Python
14 6 (14.29%) Linux
14 6 (14.29%) HTTP
14 6 (14.29%) Regression Testing
14 6 (14.29%) Web Development
14 6 (14.29%) Django
14 6 (14.29%) JPA
14 6 (14.29%) CSS3
14 6 (14.29%) Redis

PHP Developer Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 5 (11.90%) CMS
2 4 (9.52%) WordPress
3 3 (7.14%) Apache
3 3 (7.14%) Drupal
4 2 (4.76%) Magnolia
4 2 (4.76%) Sitecore CMS
5 1 (2.38%) Apache Solr
5 1 (2.38%) concrete5
Business Applications
1 2 (4.76%) Magento
2 1 (2.38%) Payment Gateway
Cloud Services
1 3 (7.14%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (2.38%) Google Cloud Platform
2 1 (2.38%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (14.29%) HTTP
2 1 (2.38%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (42.86%) MySQL
2 12 (28.57%) NoSQL
3 11 (26.19%) MongoDB
4 6 (14.29%) Redis
5 2 (4.76%) Amazon DynamoDB
5 2 (4.76%) PostgreSQL
6 1 (2.38%) GIS
6 1 (2.38%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 7 (16.67%) PHPUnit
2 3 (7.14%) Git (software)
2 3 (7.14%) Grunt
3 2 (4.76%) gulp
3 2 (4.76%) Subversion
4 1 (2.38%) Jenkins
4 1 (2.38%) JIRA
4 1 (2.38%) Maven
General
1 5 (11.90%) Advertising
2 2 (4.76%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (45.24%) HTML
2 18 (42.86%) CSS
3 16 (38.10%) Symfony
4 11 (26.19%) Laravel
5 9 (21.43%) LAMP
6 8 (19.05%) RESTful
7 7 (16.67%) HTML5
8 6 (14.29%) CSS3
8 6 (14.29%) Django
8 6 (14.29%) EclipseLink
8 6 (14.29%) Flask
8 6 (14.29%) JPA
9 5 (11.90%) AngularJS
10 4 (9.52%) jQuery
10 4 (9.52%) Web Services
11 3 (7.14%) Sass
12 2 (4.76%) REST
13 1 (2.38%) Drush
13 1 (2.38%) LESS
13 1 (2.38%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 2 (4.76%) Computer Science
1 2 (4.76%) N-Tier
2 1 (2.38%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 6 (14.29%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (38.10%) Agile Software Development
2 15 (35.71%) MVC
3 10 (23.81%) Software Engineering
4 7 (16.67%) TDD
4 7 (16.67%) Unit Testing
5 6 (14.29%) Continuous Integration
5 6 (14.29%) Regression Testing
5 6 (14.29%) SOLID
5 6 (14.29%) Web Development
6 5 (11.90%) OO
7 4 (9.52%) B2C
8 3 (7.14%) E-Commerce
8 3 (7.14%) OOP
8 3 (7.14%) Open Source
9 2 (4.76%) Continuous Improvement
9 2 (4.76%) Front End Development
9 2 (4.76%) Information Architecture
9 2 (4.76%) OWASP
9 2 (4.76%) Responsive Web Design
9 2 (4.76%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 42 (100.00%) PHP
2 27 (64.29%) JavaScript
3 20 (47.62%) SQL
4 11 (26.19%) Java
5 7 (16.67%) Python
6 1 (2.38%) C
Qualifications
1 2 (4.76%) Degree
System Software
1 2 (4.76%) Virtual Machines
2 1 (2.38%) Varnish
Systems Management
1 1 (2.38%) Ansible
1 1 (2.38%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (2.38%) Puppet
1 1 (2.38%) Salt
Vendors
1 10 (23.81%) Zend
2 2 (4.76%) Sitecore
3 1 (2.38%) Google
3 1 (2.38%) Rackspace
3 1 (2.38%) SaltStack
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Rate: From £350 to £400 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
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