The table below looks at the statistics for PHP skills 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 over the 3 months to 5 May 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
5 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
PHP
Rank 46 9 16
Rank change year-on-year
-37 +7
Contract jobs citing PHP 53 146 73
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 4.02% 12.50% 9.42%
As % of the Programming Languages category 8.32% 24.37% 22.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 31 128 53
Average daily rate
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£300 £328 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.39% +19.09%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £268 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £450 £419
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £325 £275
% change year-on-year
-7.69% +18.18%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 1
Average hourly rate - £17.50 £13.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +34.61%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.20 £35.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
-13.71% +55.55%
PHP
West Yorkshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Programming Languages category in contract jobs advertised in the Leeds region.

Programming Languages Category
Leeds
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
637 599 318
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 48.29% 51.28% 41.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 441 430 193
Average daily rate £344 £320 £298
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.57% +7.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £240 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £400 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £330 £325
% change year-on-year
+6.06% +1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 9 4
Average hourly rate £35.00 £25.75 £13.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+35.92% +98.07%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £36.40 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-1.09% +4.00%

PHP
Jobs Demand Trend in Leeds

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing PHP across the Leeds region as a proportion of the total demand within the Programming Languages category.

PHP Jobs Demand Trend in Leeds

PHP
Daily Rate Trend in Leeds

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing PHP across the Leeds region.

PHP Daily Rate Trend in Leeds

PHP
Daily Rate Histogram in Leeds

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing PHP across the Leeds region over the 3 months to 5 May 2015.

PHP Daily Rate Histogram in Leeds

PHP
Hourly Rate Trend in Leeds

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing PHP across the Leeds region.

PHP Hourly Rate Trend in Leeds

PHP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leeds

For the 6 months to 5 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Leeds region citing PHP also 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 that cited PHP.

1 65 (53.28%) Agile Software Development
2 54 (44.26%) Linux
3 44 (36.07%) JavaScript
4 43 (35.25%) Python
5 39 (31.97%) HTML
6 38 (31.15%) CSS
7 36 (29.51%) Java
8 35 (28.69%) Ruby
8 35 (28.69%) DevOps
9 34 (27.87%) MySQL
10 33 (27.05%) MongoDB
11 31 (25.41%) Puppet
12 30 (24.59%) SQL
12 30 (24.59%) TDD
13 29 (23.77%) Apache
14 27 (22.13%) Software Engineering
15 26 (21.31%) Git (software)
15 26 (21.31%) Opscode Chef
16 25 (20.49%) jQuery
16 25 (20.49%) MVC
17 24 (19.67%) Splunk
18 22 (18.03%) LAMP
18 22 (18.03%) C
19 21 (17.21%) Node.js
20 19 (15.57%) Oracle
20 19 (15.57%) Graphite
21 17 (13.93%) Zend
22 16 (13.11%) Analytical Skills
22 16 (13.11%) Doctrine
23 15 (12.30%) AngularJS

PHP
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 5 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Leeds region citing PHP also 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 that cited PHP. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 29 (23.77%) Apache
2 21 (17.21%) Node.js
3 8 (6.56%) Tomcat
4 7 (5.74%) CMS
5 6 (4.92%) Apache ServiceMix
6 3 (2.46%) OpenEdge
7 2 (1.64%) OpenStack
7 2 (1.64%) Drupal
7 2 (1.64%) JBoss
8 1 (0.82%) WordPress
8 1 (0.82%) nginx
8 1 (0.82%) Jadu
Applications
1 2 (1.64%) MS Visio
1 2 (1.64%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 2 (1.64%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 3 (2.46%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (1.64%) Amazon EC2
3 1 (0.82%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (0.82%) Route 53
3 1 (0.82%) Amazon S3
3 1 (0.82%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (0.82%) AWS CloudFormation
3 1 (0.82%) Virtual Private Cloud
3 1 (0.82%) Amazon CloudWatch
Communications & Networking
1 8 (6.56%) Firewall
2 7 (5.74%) HTTP
3 6 (4.92%) TCP/IP
4 5 (4.10%) SSL
4 5 (4.10%) Internet
5 3 (2.46%) DNS
6 2 (1.64%) SAN
7 1 (0.82%) EIGRP
7 1 (0.82%) OSPF
7 1 (0.82%) BGP
7 1 (0.82%) Wi-Fi
7 1 (0.82%) Intrusion Detection
7 1 (0.82%) NAS
7 1 (0.82%) Cisco ASA
7 1 (0.82%) FWSM
7 1 (0.82%) OpenVPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 34 (27.87%) MySQL
2 33 (27.05%) MongoDB
3 15 (12.30%) NoSQL
4 14 (11.48%) CouchDB
4 14 (11.48%) Riak
4 14 (11.48%) Hypertable
5 10 (8.20%) Redis
6 9 (7.38%) PostgreSQL
7 7 (5.74%) Pentaho
8 5 (4.10%) SimpleDB
8 5 (4.10%) Couchbase
9 4 (3.28%) Hadoop
10 3 (2.46%) Informix
10 3 (2.46%) Relational Database
11 1 (0.82%) SQL Server
11 1 (0.82%) RDBMS
11 1 (0.82%) Amazon RDS
Development Applications
1 26 (21.31%) Git (software)
2 14 (11.48%) Fiddler
3 13 (10.66%) Jenkins
4 7 (5.74%) JUnit
4 7 (5.74%) PHPUnit
5 6 (4.92%) QUnit
5 6 (4.92%) Subversion
5 6 (4.92%) JMeter
6 3 (2.46%) WebSpeed
6 3 (2.46%) Selenium
7 2 (1.64%) Grunt
7 2 (1.64%) Bower
8 1 (0.82%) JIRA
General
1 4 (3.28%) Games
2 3 (2.46%) Marketing
3 2 (1.64%) Retail
4 1 (0.82%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 72 (59.02%) Developer
2 40 (32.79%) PHP Developer
3 29 (23.77%) DevOps Engineer
4 14 (11.48%) Senior Developer
5 12 (9.84%) JavaScript Developer
6 10 (8.20%) Java Developer
7 8 (6.56%) Web Developer
8 6 (4.92%) Senior PHP Developer
9 5 (4.10%) Analyst
9 5 (4.10%) PHP LAMP Developer
9 5 (4.10%) PHP Zend Developer
10 4 (3.28%) CSS Developer
10 4 (3.28%) PHP MySQL Developer
10 4 (3.28%) Front-End Developer
10 4 (3.28%) Senior Java Developer
10 4 (3.28%) Lead Developer
11 3 (2.46%) Analyst Programmer
11 3 (2.46%) Programmer
11 3 (2.46%) Software Engineer
11 3 (2.46%) HTML Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 39 (31.97%) HTML
2 38 (31.15%) CSS
3 25 (20.49%) jQuery
4 22 (18.03%) LAMP
5 16 (13.11%) Doctrine
6 15 (12.30%) AngularJS
6 15 (12.30%) HTML5
7 14 (11.48%) XML
7 14 (11.48%) CSS3
8 11 (9.02%) Symfony
9 9 (7.38%) J2EE
9 9 (7.38%) JSON
9 9 (7.38%) Backbone.js
10 8 (6.56%) CodeIgniter
10 8 (6.56%) Web Services
11 7 (5.74%) Hibernate
11 7 (5.74%) JRules
11 7 (5.74%) JPA
11 7 (5.74%) Drools
11 7 (5.74%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 16 (13.11%) Analytical Skills
2 11 (9.02%) Open Source
3 6 (4.92%) PKI
3 6 (4.92%) Smartcard
4 5 (4.10%) Client/Server
5 4 (3.28%) IBM XIV
5 4 (3.28%) Inversion of Control
5 4 (3.28%) Enterprise Storage
6 2 (1.64%) Mobile App
6 2 (1.64%) Wiki
6 2 (1.64%) Management Information System
7 1 (0.82%) W3C
7 1 (0.82%) CLARiiON
7 1 (0.82%) Symmetrix
7 1 (0.82%) Clustering
7 1 (0.82%) Replication
7 1 (0.82%) Computer Science
7 1 (0.82%) User Experience
7 1 (0.82%) Hybrid Cloud
Operating Systems
1 54 (44.26%) Linux
2 10 (8.20%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 9 (7.38%) CentOS
4 7 (5.74%) UNIX
5 4 (3.28%) Windows
6 2 (1.64%) Mac OS X
7 1 (0.82%) Solaris
7 1 (0.82%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 65 (53.28%) Agile Software Development
2 35 (28.69%) DevOps
3 30 (24.59%) TDD
4 27 (22.13%) Software Engineering
5 25 (20.49%) MVC
6 15 (12.30%) Continuous Integration
7 10 (8.20%) Web Development
7 10 (8.20%) Scrum
8 9 (7.38%) OOP
8 9 (7.38%) Unit Testing
9 8 (6.56%) Workflow
9 8 (6.56%) OO
10 7 (5.74%) Configuration Management
10 7 (5.74%) Service Delivery
10 7 (5.74%) Pair Programming
10 7 (5.74%) User Acceptance Testing
11 6 (4.92%) BDD
11 6 (4.92%) Supplier Management
11 6 (4.92%) Service Management
11 6 (4.92%) Risk Management
Programming Languages
1 44 (36.07%) JavaScript
2 43 (35.25%) Python
3 36 (29.51%) Java
4 35 (28.69%) Ruby
5 30 (24.59%) SQL
6 22 (18.03%) C
7 13 (10.66%) Bash Shell
8 10 (8.20%) Perl
9 9 (7.38%) PHP5
10 8 (6.56%) Scala
10 8 (6.56%) VB
11 7 (5.74%) C#
11 7 (5.74%) C++
12 1 (0.82%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 8 (6.56%) Security Cleared
2 2 (1.64%) Degree
2 2 (1.64%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 2 (1.64%) CCNP
2 2 (1.64%) CCNA
2 2 (1.64%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.64%) QA
2 1 (0.82%) SLA
2 1 (0.82%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 3 (2.46%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (1.64%) vSphere
3 1 (0.82%) VMware ESX
3 1 (0.82%) Xen
3 1 (0.82%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 31 (25.41%) Puppet
2 26 (21.31%) Opscode Chef
3 19 (15.57%) Graphite
4 15 (12.30%) Nagios
5 14 (11.48%) CFEngine
5 14 (11.48%) Ansible
6 7 (5.74%) OpenIDM
7 6 (4.92%) Salt
8 5 (4.10%) Opsview
9 4 (3.28%) Vagrant
10 1 (0.82%) Tivoli
10 1 (0.82%) NetBackup
10 1 (0.82%) Cacti
10 1 (0.82%) Cobbler
10 1 (0.82%) SolarWinds Orion
10 1 (0.82%) HAProxy
Vendors
1 24 (19.67%) Splunk
2 19 (15.57%) Oracle
3 17 (13.93%) Zend
4 14 (11.48%) SaltStack
5 10 (8.20%) Red Hat
5 10 (8.20%) Cisco
6 5 (4.10%) VMware
7 4 (3.28%) Riverbed
7 4 (3.28%) Tealeaf
7 4 (3.28%) IBM
8 3 (2.46%) HP
9 2 (1.64%) F5
9 2 (1.64%) Veritas
9 2 (1.64%) Progress
10 1 (0.82%) Dell
10 1 (0.82%) EMC
10 1 (0.82%) Citrix
10 1 (0.82%) Sun
10 1 (0.82%) NetSuite
10 1 (0.82%) Percona
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Spencer Rose
Rate: From £300 to £350 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Rate: £250 - £300 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Leeds
Amoria Bond - UK
Rate: £350 - £375 per annum
Posted: 20 days ago