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 27 September 2016 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
27 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
PHP Developer
Rank 80 74 70
Rank change year-on-year
-6 -4
Contract jobs requiring a PHP Developer 20 34 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 1.48% 2.12% 0.91%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.55% 2.22% 0.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 28 9
Median daily rate £315 £350 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.00% +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £226 £250 £290
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £365 £360
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £300 £325
% change year-on-year
+16.66% -7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.00 £30.00 £14.00
% change year-on-year
-50.00% +114.28%
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
1292 1530 932
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 95.85% 95.33% 94.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 852 1049 597
Median daily rate £400 £375 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +15.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £270 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £513 £458
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £380 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.63% +8.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 23 46 36
Median hourly rate £14.57 £13.60 £12.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+7.13% +13.29%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.20 £9.50 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £31.00 £31.55 £115.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.33 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-4.78% +5.03%

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 27 September 2016.

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 27 September 2016, 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 45 (100.00%) PHP
2 36 (80.00%) JavaScript
3 30 (66.67%) HTML
4 26 (57.78%) CSS
5 23 (51.11%) MySQL
6 16 (35.56%) Agile Software Development
7 14 (31.11%) HTML5
8 13 (28.89%) Front End Development
9 11 (24.44%) CSS3
10 10 (22.22%) Drupal
10 10 (22.22%) Web Development
10 10 (22.22%) Linux
11 9 (20.00%) OO
11 9 (20.00%) Scrum
11 9 (20.00%) CMS
11 9 (20.00%) WordPress
12 8 (17.78%) jQuery
12 8 (17.78%) Software Engineering
12 8 (17.78%) Python
12 8 (17.78%) SQL
12 8 (17.78%) High Availability
13 7 (15.56%) AngularJS
13 7 (15.56%) OOP
14 6 (13.33%) MVC
14 6 (13.33%) LAMP
14 6 (13.33%) PostgreSQL
14 6 (13.33%) Subversion
14 6 (13.33%) Twitter Bootstrap
15 5 (11.11%) Performance Tuning
15 5 (11.11%) Varnish

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 10 (22.22%) Drupal
2 9 (20.00%) CMS
2 9 (20.00%) WordPress
3 5 (11.11%) Apache Solr
4 2 (4.44%) Magnolia
4 2 (4.44%) Sitecore CMS
5 1 (2.22%) concrete5
5 1 (2.22%) Joomla!
Business Applications
1 5 (11.11%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 5 (11.11%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (2.22%) GitHub
2 1 (2.22%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 5 (11.11%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (51.11%) MySQL
2 6 (13.33%) PostgreSQL
3 1 (2.22%) MongoDB
3 1 (2.22%) Redis
3 1 (2.22%) Relational Database
3 1 (2.22%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 6 (13.33%) Subversion
2 5 (11.11%) Git (software)
3 2 (4.44%) Grunt
3 2 (4.44%) gulp
4 1 (2.22%) JIRA
General
1 4 (8.89%) Games
2 2 (4.44%) Billing
2 2 (4.44%) Marketing
2 2 (4.44%) Telecoms
3 1 (2.22%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 30 (66.67%) HTML
2 26 (57.78%) CSS
3 14 (31.11%) HTML5
4 11 (24.44%) CSS3
5 8 (17.78%) jQuery
6 7 (15.56%) AngularJS
7 6 (13.33%) LAMP
7 6 (13.33%) Twitter Bootstrap
8 5 (11.11%) Drush
8 5 (11.11%) SAML
9 4 (8.89%) Node.js
9 4 (8.89%) RabbitMQ
9 4 (8.89%) Symfony
10 3 (6.67%) Laravel
10 3 (6.67%) Web Services
11 2 (4.44%) Ajax
11 2 (4.44%) React
11 2 (4.44%) Sass
11 2 (4.44%) XML
12 1 (2.22%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 5 (11.11%) User Experience
2 4 (8.89%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (4.44%) Computer Science
3 2 (4.44%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 10 (22.22%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (35.56%) Agile Software Development
2 13 (28.89%) Front End Development
3 10 (22.22%) Web Development
4 9 (20.00%) OO
4 9 (20.00%) Scrum
5 8 (17.78%) High Availability
5 8 (17.78%) Software Engineering
6 7 (15.56%) OOP
7 6 (13.33%) MVC
8 5 (11.11%) E-Commerce
8 5 (11.11%) Information Architecture
8 5 (11.11%) Open Source
8 5 (11.11%) OWASP
8 5 (11.11%) Performance Tuning
8 5 (11.11%) SEO
8 5 (11.11%) Software Delivery
8 5 (11.11%) Workflow
9 4 (8.89%) Release Management
9 4 (8.89%) Unit Testing
10 2 (4.44%) Web Design
Programming Languages
1 45 (100.00%) PHP
2 36 (80.00%) JavaScript
3 8 (17.78%) Python
3 8 (17.78%) SQL
4 5 (11.11%) C
4 5 (11.11%) Java
5 1 (2.22%) ANSI SQL
5 1 (2.22%) PHP 5
5 1 (2.22%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (4.44%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (8.89%) QA
System Software
1 5 (11.11%) Varnish
2 2 (4.44%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 1 (2.22%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 2 (4.44%) Sitecore
2 1 (2.22%) Oracle