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 27 February 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
27 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
PHP Developer
Rank 60 55 50
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -5
Contract jobs requiring a PHP Developer 25 24 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 2.27% 2.49% 1.32%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.48% 2.63% 1.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 18 9
Average daily rate
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£400 £313 £280
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+28.00% +11.60%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £274 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £400 £300
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £300 £275
% change year-on-year
- +9.09%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.50 £182.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-89.31% +508.33%
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
1010 914 715
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 91.65% 94.81% 94.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 699 576 348
Average daily rate £375 £325 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.38% +1.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £165
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £431
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £345
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +1.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 27 22 45
Average hourly rate £12.42 £13.50 £11.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-8.00% +17.39%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £11.00 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.75 £27.00 £111.60
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.74 £17.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-1.55% -2.85%

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 27 February 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 27 February 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 31 (100.00%) PHP
2 19 (61.29%) Agile Software Development
3 18 (58.06%) MVC
4 17 (54.84%) Zend
5 16 (51.61%) Doctrine
6 13 (41.94%) LAMP
6 13 (41.94%) MySQL
7 11 (35.48%) TDD
8 9 (29.03%) HTML
8 9 (29.03%) CodeIgniter
8 9 (29.03%) Unit Testing
9 8 (25.81%) Symfony
9 8 (25.81%) PHPUnit
9 8 (25.81%) CSS
10 7 (22.58%) JavaScript
11 6 (19.35%) Software Engineering
12 5 (16.13%) XML
12 5 (16.13%) OOP
12 5 (16.13%) Git (software)
12 5 (16.13%) PHP5
13 4 (12.90%) BDD
13 4 (12.90%) Vagrant
13 4 (12.90%) Domain-Driven Design
13 4 (12.90%) Planning Poker
13 4 (12.90%) Inversion of Control
13 4 (12.90%) Pair Programming
14 3 (9.68%) Marketing
14 3 (9.68%) Web Development
14 3 (9.68%) Linux
14 3 (9.68%) Java

PHP Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 27 February 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 1 (3.23%) JBoss
1 1 (3.23%) Tomcat
1 1 (3.23%) WordPress
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (41.94%) MySQL
2 3 (9.68%) MongoDB
3 1 (3.23%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 8 (25.81%) PHPUnit
2 5 (16.13%) Git (software)
3 1 (3.23%) Subversion
General
1 3 (9.68%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (51.61%) Doctrine
2 13 (41.94%) LAMP
3 9 (29.03%) HTML
3 9 (29.03%) CodeIgniter
4 8 (25.81%) CSS
4 8 (25.81%) Symfony
5 5 (16.13%) XML
6 3 (9.68%) jQuery
6 3 (9.68%) CSS3
7 2 (6.45%) HTML5
8 1 (3.23%) Laravel
8 1 (3.23%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 4 (12.90%) Inversion of Control
2 1 (3.23%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (3.23%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 3 (9.68%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (61.29%) Agile Software Development
2 18 (58.06%) MVC
3 11 (35.48%) TDD
4 9 (29.03%) Unit Testing
5 6 (19.35%) Software Engineering
6 5 (16.13%) OOP
7 4 (12.90%) Pair Programming
7 4 (12.90%) Domain-Driven Design
7 4 (12.90%) Planning Poker
7 4 (12.90%) BDD
8 3 (9.68%) Web Development
9 2 (6.45%) OO
9 2 (6.45%) E-Commerce
10 1 (3.23%) Scrum
10 1 (3.23%) Automated Testing
10 1 (3.23%) Refactoring
10 1 (3.23%) Release Management
10 1 (3.23%) OO PHP
10 1 (3.23%) Mentoring
10 1 (3.23%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 31 (100.00%) PHP
2 7 (22.58%) JavaScript
3 5 (16.13%) PHP5
4 3 (9.68%) Java
5 2 (6.45%) Python
5 2 (6.45%) Perl
6 1 (3.23%) SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.23%) QA
Systems Management
1 4 (12.90%) Vagrant
Vendors
1 17 (54.84%) Zend
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