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 30 March 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
30 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
PHP Developer
Rank 67 33 55
Rank change year-on-year
-34 +22
Contract jobs requiring a PHP Developer 22 50 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 1.85% 4.72% 1.49%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.05% 4.97% 1.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 42 10
Average daily rate
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£400 £350 £278
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% +26.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £289 £245
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £450 £300
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £313 £275
% change year-on-year
-4.00% +13.63%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.50 £182.50 £42.50
% change year-on-year
-89.31% +329.41%
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
1073 1007 700
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 90.40% 95.09% 94.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 705 636 343
Average daily rate £360 £325 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.76% +1.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £233 £210 £140
10% offered a daily rate of more than £465 £450 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 34 28 36
Average hourly rate £12.42 £16.50 £11.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-24.72% +43.47%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £11.00 £10.46
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £28.00 £29.00 £110.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.83 £17.00 £17.15
% change year-on-year
-1.02% -0.87%

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 30 March 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 30 March 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 20 (64.52%) 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%) TDD
7 11 (35.48%) MySQL
7 11 (35.48%) HTML
8 10 (32.26%) CSS
9 9 (29.03%) JavaScript
9 9 (29.03%) CodeIgniter
9 9 (29.03%) Unit Testing
10 8 (25.81%) Symfony
10 8 (25.81%) PHPUnit
11 5 (16.13%) Software Engineering
11 5 (16.13%) XML
11 5 (16.13%) OOP
11 5 (16.13%) PHP5
11 5 (16.13%) jQuery
11 5 (16.13%) Git (software)
12 4 (12.90%) BDD
12 4 (12.90%) Vagrant
12 4 (12.90%) Domain-Driven Design
12 4 (12.90%) Planning Poker
12 4 (12.90%) Inversion of Control
12 4 (12.90%) Pair Programming
13 3 (9.68%) Marketing
13 3 (9.68%) Web Development
13 3 (9.68%) Linux

PHP Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 30 March 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 2 (6.45%) Node.js
2 1 (3.23%) JBoss
2 1 (3.23%) Tomcat
2 1 (3.23%) WordPress
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (35.48%) MySQL
2 3 (9.68%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 8 (25.81%) PHPUnit
2 5 (16.13%) Git (software)
General
1 3 (9.68%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (51.61%) Doctrine
2 13 (41.94%) LAMP
3 11 (35.48%) HTML
4 10 (32.26%) CSS
5 9 (29.03%) CodeIgniter
6 8 (25.81%) Symfony
7 5 (16.13%) jQuery
7 5 (16.13%) XML
8 3 (9.68%) CSS3
9 2 (6.45%) HTML5
9 2 (6.45%) Backbone.js
9 2 (6.45%) AngularJS
10 1 (3.23%) Laravel
10 1 (3.23%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 4 (12.90%) Inversion of Control
2 1 (3.23%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 3 (9.68%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (64.52%) Agile Software Development
2 18 (58.06%) MVC
3 13 (41.94%) TDD
4 9 (29.03%) Unit Testing
5 5 (16.13%) OOP
5 5 (16.13%) Software Engineering
6 4 (12.90%) Domain-Driven Design
6 4 (12.90%) Planning Poker
6 4 (12.90%) BDD
6 4 (12.90%) Pair Programming
7 3 (9.68%) Web Development
8 2 (6.45%) OO
8 2 (6.45%) E-Commerce
9 1 (3.23%) Scrum
9 1 (3.23%) Automated Testing
9 1 (3.23%) Refactoring
9 1 (3.23%) Release Management
9 1 (3.23%) OO PHP
9 1 (3.23%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 31 (100.00%) PHP
2 9 (29.03%) JavaScript
3 5 (16.13%) PHP5
4 3 (9.68%) Java
5 2 (6.45%) Perl
5 2 (6.45%) Python
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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