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 31 July 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
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
PHP Developer
Rank 82 68 58
Rank change year-on-year
-14 -10
Contract jobs requiring a PHP Developer 20 10 20
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 1.23% 0.94% 2.30%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.34% 1.01% 2.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 10 14
Average daily rate
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£350 £350 £238
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +47.36%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £200 £178
10% offered a daily rate of more than £369 £410 £274
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £300 £265
% change year-on-year
- +13.20%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £30.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
- -14.28%
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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
1497 988 822
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 92.12% 93.12% 94.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 1074 674 443
Average daily rate £363 £325 £313
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.53% +4.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £185 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 38 23 34
Average hourly rate £14.00 £13.20 £29.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.06% -54.87%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.25 £11.80 £10.65
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.50 £17.50 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year
- -2.94%

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 31 July 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 31 July 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 44 (100.00%) PHP
2 30 (68.18%) HTML
3 27 (61.36%) JavaScript
3 27 (61.36%) CSS
4 19 (43.18%) MySQL
5 16 (36.36%) Agile Software Development
6 15 (34.09%) HTML5
7 13 (29.55%) AngularJS
7 13 (29.55%) OO
8 12 (27.27%) LAMP
8 12 (27.27%) Symfony
8 12 (27.27%) jQuery
8 12 (27.27%) CSS3
9 11 (25.00%) TDD
10 10 (22.73%) XML
11 9 (20.45%) CMS
12 8 (18.18%) OOP
12 8 (18.18%) Zend
12 8 (18.18%) Git (software)
13 7 (15.91%) MVC
13 7 (15.91%) E-Commerce
13 7 (15.91%) Doctrine
14 6 (13.64%) OO PHP
14 6 (13.64%) Linux
14 6 (13.64%) JSON
14 6 (13.64%) Software Engineering
15 5 (11.36%) Magento
15 5 (11.36%) Unit Testing
15 5 (11.36%) Node.js
15 5 (11.36%) Backbone.js

PHP Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 9 (20.45%) CMS
2 5 (11.36%) Node.js
3 3 (6.82%) Apache
4 1 (2.27%) Tomcat
4 1 (2.27%) JBoss
Business Applications
1 5 (11.36%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.27%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (43.18%) MySQL
2 4 (9.09%) MongoDB
3 2 (4.55%) PostgreSQL
4 1 (2.27%) CouchDB
4 1 (2.27%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 8 (18.18%) Git (software)
2 4 (9.09%) PHPUnit
3 1 (2.27%) Subversion
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 30 (68.18%) HTML
2 27 (61.36%) CSS
3 15 (34.09%) HTML5
4 13 (29.55%) AngularJS
5 12 (27.27%) jQuery
5 12 (27.27%) CSS3
5 12 (27.27%) LAMP
5 12 (27.27%) Symfony
6 10 (22.73%) XML
7 7 (15.91%) Doctrine
8 6 (13.64%) JSON
9 5 (11.36%) Backbone.js
10 4 (9.09%) RESTful
11 3 (6.82%) CodeIgniter
11 3 (6.82%) Twitter Bootstrap
12 2 (4.55%) Yii
12 2 (4.55%) Sass
13 1 (2.27%) Ember.js
13 1 (2.27%) Laravel
13 1 (2.27%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 2 (4.55%) Inversion of Control
2 1 (2.27%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 6 (13.64%) Linux
2 1 (2.27%) Windows Phone
2 1 (2.27%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (36.36%) Agile Software Development
2 13 (29.55%) OO
3 11 (25.00%) TDD
4 8 (18.18%) OOP
5 7 (15.91%) E-Commerce
5 7 (15.91%) MVC
6 6 (13.64%) Software Engineering
6 6 (13.64%) OO PHP
7 5 (11.36%) Unit Testing
8 4 (9.09%) Web Development
8 4 (9.09%) BDD
9 3 (6.82%) Scrum
9 3 (6.82%) API Development
9 3 (6.82%) Pair Programming
10 2 (4.55%) Planning Poker
10 2 (4.55%) Migration
10 2 (4.55%) Domain-Driven Design
10 2 (4.55%) Open Source
11 1 (2.27%) Information Architecture
11 1 (2.27%) Responsive Web Design
Programming Languages
1 44 (100.00%) PHP
2 27 (61.36%) JavaScript
3 4 (9.09%) SQL
3 4 (9.09%) PHP5
4 1 (2.27%) Python
4 1 (2.27%) Perl
4 1 (2.27%) C
4 1 (2.27%) C++
4 1 (2.27%) Java
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.27%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (2.27%) Vagrant
Vendors
1 8 (18.18%) Zend
2 1 (2.27%) Twitter
2 1 (2.27%) Oracle
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