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 29 August 2014 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
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
PHP Developer
Rank 69 50 68
Rank change year-on-year
-19 +18
Contract jobs requiring a PHP Developer 10 28 21
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 0.97% 3.01% 1.85%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.05% 3.19% 1.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 22 17
Average daily rate
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£306 £250 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+22.50% -16.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £215 £233
10% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £450 £315
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £270 £275
% change year-on-year
+11.11% -1.81%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £35.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-35.71% +40.00%
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
955 877 1082
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 92.54% 94.40% 95.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 621 477 619
Average daily rate £325 £325 £313
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +4.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £180 £175 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £413
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
- +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 30 44 31
Average hourly rate £13.50 £31.00 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-56.45% +106.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £12.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £63.00 £45.00 £17.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-2.94% -5.55%

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 29 August 2014.

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 29 August 2014, 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 90 (100.00%) PHP
2 60 (66.67%) Zend
3 46 (51.11%) MVC
4 39 (43.33%) Symfony
5 31 (34.44%) JavaScript
6 26 (28.89%) TDD
6 26 (28.89%) MySQL
7 22 (24.44%) HTML
7 22 (24.44%) Java
8 21 (23.33%) CSS
8 21 (23.33%) CodeIgniter
9 16 (17.78%) Drupal
9 16 (17.78%) jQuery
10 15 (16.67%) OOP
10 15 (16.67%) OO
11 14 (15.56%) E-Commerce
11 14 (15.56%) Jenkins
12 12 (13.33%) Agile Software Development
13 11 (12.22%) LAMP
13 11 (12.22%) Apache
14 10 (11.11%) PHP5
15 9 (10.00%) Web Services
16 8 (8.89%) SQL
17 7 (7.78%) Internet
17 7 (7.78%) Unit Testing
17 7 (7.78%) Linux
17 7 (7.78%) HTML5
18 6 (6.67%) Software Engineering
18 6 (6.67%) Magento
18 6 (6.67%) Git (software)

PHP Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, 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 16 (17.78%) Drupal
2 11 (12.22%) Apache
3 4 (4.44%) SugarCRM
3 4 (4.44%) Moodle
4 2 (2.22%) CMS
4 2 (2.22%) WordPress
Business Applications
1 6 (6.67%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 5 (5.56%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (7.78%) Internet
2 3 (3.33%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 26 (28.89%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 14 (15.56%) Jenkins
2 6 (6.67%) Git (software)
3 5 (5.56%) Selenium
3 5 (5.56%) TeamCity
3 5 (5.56%) Hudson
4 2 (2.22%) PHPUnit
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 39 (43.33%) Symfony
2 22 (24.44%) HTML
3 21 (23.33%) CSS
3 21 (23.33%) CodeIgniter
4 16 (17.78%) jQuery
5 11 (12.22%) LAMP
6 9 (10.00%) Web Services
7 7 (7.78%) HTML5
8 5 (5.56%) RESTful
8 5 (5.56%) SOAP
9 3 (3.33%) Zend Framework
9 3 (3.33%) XML
9 3 (3.33%) Sass
9 3 (3.33%) REST
9 3 (3.33%) CSS3
10 2 (2.22%) LESS
11 1 (1.11%) AngularJS
11 1 (1.11%) Laravel
11 1 (1.11%) XSLT
11 1 (1.11%) XHTML
Miscellaneous
1 5 (5.56%) Computer Science
2 2 (2.22%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (1.11%) iPhone
3 1 (1.11%) Open Source
3 1 (1.11%) Digital Media
Operating Systems
1 7 (7.78%) Linux
2 3 (3.33%) Android
3 1 (1.11%) Mac OS
3 1 (1.11%) Apple iOS
3 1 (1.11%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 46 (51.11%) MVC
2 26 (28.89%) TDD
3 15 (16.67%) OOP
3 15 (16.67%) OO
4 14 (15.56%) E-Commerce
5 12 (13.33%) Agile Software Development
6 7 (7.78%) Unit Testing
7 6 (6.67%) Software Engineering
8 5 (5.56%) Scrum
9 4 (4.44%) Web Development
9 4 (4.44%) OO PHP
10 3 (3.33%) BDD
11 2 (2.22%) Android Development
11 2 (2.22%) Release Management
12 1 (1.11%) iOS Development
Programming Languages
1 90 (100.00%) PHP
2 31 (34.44%) JavaScript
3 22 (24.44%) Java
4 10 (11.11%) PHP5
5 8 (8.89%) SQL
6 3 (3.33%) Ruby
7 2 (2.22%) Python
7 2 (2.22%) C++
Qualifications
1 2 (2.22%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.22%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (1.11%) Capistrano
Vendors
1 60 (66.67%) Zend
2 2 (2.22%) Facebook
2 2 (2.22%) Twitter
2 2 (2.22%) Google