The table below looks at the statistics for PHP skills in IT contracts advertised for the Leeds region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited PHP over the 3 months to 31 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
31 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
PHP
Rank 39 49 9
Rank change year-on-year
+10 -40
Contract jobs citing PHP 75 49 142
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 4.94% 3.55% 11.45%
As % of the Programming Languages category 9.92% 7.87% 23.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 62 32 125
Median daily rate £370 £325 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.84% -3.70%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £278 £275 £277
10% offered a daily rate of more than £423 £730 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £338 £314 £338
% change year-on-year
+7.56% -7.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Median hourly rate £12.75 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £22.50 £37.00
% change year-on-year
-26.66% -39.18%
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
756 623 592
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 49.77% 45.11% 47.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 555 457 425
Median daily rate £400 £335 £320
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+19.40% +4.68%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £285 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £482 £400
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £343
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +2.18%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 3 10
Median hourly rate £9.00 £35.00 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-74.28% +55.55%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £37.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +2.77%

PHP
Jobs Demand Trend in Leeds

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Leeds region citing PHP as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 31 May 2016.

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 31 May 2016, IT contractor jobs citing PHP also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Leeds region with a requirement for PHP.

1 78 (67.24%) JavaScript
2 72 (62.07%) Agile Software Development
3 43 (37.07%) Java
4 42 (36.21%) MySQL
5 37 (31.90%) Web Development
6 34 (29.31%) HTML
7 33 (28.45%) Linux
8 32 (27.59%) Python
8 32 (27.59%) Games
9 29 (25.00%) CSS
10 27 (23.28%) High Availability
11 25 (21.55%) Scrum
12 21 (18.10%) LAMP
12 21 (18.10%) TDD
12 21 (18.10%) Git (software)
12 21 (18.10%) RabbitMQ
12 21 (18.10%) Analytical Skills
13 20 (17.24%) Digital Media
13 20 (17.24%) SQL
14 18 (15.52%) OO
14 18 (15.52%) Apache
14 18 (15.52%) CRM
14 18 (15.52%) ERP
14 18 (15.52%) Network Security
15 17 (14.66%) HTML5
15 17 (14.66%) E-Commerce
16 15 (12.93%) Jenkins
17 14 (12.07%) CSS3
18 13 (11.21%) Software Engineering
18 13 (11.21%) jQuery

PHP
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 18 (15.52%) Apache
2 11 (9.48%) Node.js
2 11 (9.48%) WordPress
3 10 (8.62%) CMS
3 10 (8.62%) Drupal
4 3 (2.59%) nginx
4 3 (2.59%) Tomcat
5 2 (1.72%) Apache Solr
5 2 (1.72%) Confluence
6 1 (0.86%) Cloud Foundry
6 1 (0.86%) GlassFish
6 1 (0.86%) IIS
6 1 (0.86%) Jadu
6 1 (0.86%) Joomla!
6 1 (0.86%) OpenStack
6 1 (0.86%) SharePoint
6 1 (0.86%) SharePoint 2013
6 1 (0.86%) SharePoint Server
6 1 (0.86%) Sitecore CMS
6 1 (0.86%) Umbraco
Applications
1 1 (0.86%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 9 (7.76%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 8 (6.90%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (1.72%) GitHub
3 1 (0.86%) AdWords
3 1 (0.86%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (0.86%) Google Analytics
3 1 (0.86%) Google Apps
3 1 (0.86%) Office 365
3 1 (0.86%) Sage Pay
3 1 (0.86%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 18 (15.52%) Network Security
2 3 (2.59%) Firewall
2 3 (2.59%) Internet
2 3 (2.59%) LDAP
3 2 (1.72%) DNS
3 2 (1.72%) SAN
4 1 (0.86%) BGP
4 1 (0.86%) Cisco Nexus
4 1 (0.86%) EIGRP
4 1 (0.86%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
4 1 (0.86%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
4 1 (0.86%) MPLS
4 1 (0.86%) NAS
4 1 (0.86%) OpenVPN
4 1 (0.86%) OSPF
4 1 (0.86%) TCP/IP
4 1 (0.86%) VPN
4 1 (0.86%) VXLAN
4 1 (0.86%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 42 (36.21%) MySQL
2 8 (6.90%) MongoDB
2 8 (6.90%) PostgreSQL
3 5 (4.31%) Relational Database
3 5 (4.31%) SQL Server
4 4 (3.45%) Hadoop
4 4 (3.45%) Redis
5 3 (2.59%) Apache Cassandra
5 3 (2.59%) Data Warehouse
5 3 (2.59%) DB2
5 3 (2.59%) NoSQL
5 3 (2.59%) Oracle Database
6 1 (0.86%) Big Data
6 1 (0.86%) Informix
6 1 (0.86%) RDBMS
6 1 (0.86%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 21 (18.10%) Git (software)
2 15 (12.93%) Jenkins
3 8 (6.90%) PHPUnit
3 8 (6.90%) Subversion
4 4 (3.45%) Cucumber
4 4 (3.45%) JIRA
4 4 (3.45%) Selenium
5 2 (1.72%) Grunt
5 2 (1.72%) Hudson
5 2 (1.72%) Vagrant
5 2 (1.72%) WebDriver
6 1 (0.86%) Firebug
6 1 (0.86%) Gitweb
6 1 (0.86%) JMeter
6 1 (0.86%) Karma Test Runner
6 1 (0.86%) Maven
6 1 (0.86%) Mercurial
6 1 (0.86%) Protractor
6 1 (0.86%) Visual Studio
General
1 32 (27.59%) Games
2 5 (4.31%) Marketing
2 5 (4.31%) Online Betting
3 3 (2.59%) Telecoms
4 2 (1.72%) Finance
5 1 (0.86%) Advertising
5 1 (0.86%) Aerospace
5 1 (0.86%) Banking
5 1 (0.86%) iGaming
5 1 (0.86%) Interactive Media
5 1 (0.86%) Retail
Job Titles
1 86 (74.14%) Developer
2 44 (37.93%) PHP Developer
3 21 (18.10%) JavaScript Developer
4 18 (15.52%) Java Developer
5 16 (13.79%) Python Developer
6 10 (8.62%) LAMP Developer
6 10 (8.62%) Web Developer
7 9 (7.76%) PHP LAMP Developer
8 5 (4.31%) Agile Developer
8 5 (4.31%) Analyst
8 5 (4.31%) Drupal Developer
8 5 (4.31%) Project Manager
8 5 (4.31%) Scrum Master
8 5 (4.31%) Senior Developer
9 4 (3.45%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
9 4 (3.45%) HTML CSS Developer
9 4 (3.45%) HTML Developer
9 4 (3.45%) MySQL Developer
9 4 (3.45%) PHP MySQL Developer
10 3 (2.59%) PHP Zend Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 34 (29.31%) HTML
2 29 (25.00%) CSS
3 21 (18.10%) LAMP
3 21 (18.10%) RabbitMQ
4 17 (14.66%) HTML5
5 14 (12.07%) CSS3
6 13 (11.21%) jQuery
7 11 (9.48%) Doctrine
8 9 (7.76%) RESTful
8 9 (7.76%) Twitter Bootstrap
9 8 (6.90%) Zend Framework
10 7 (6.03%) Symfony
11 6 (5.17%) .NET
11 6 (5.17%) AngularJS
11 6 (5.17%) LESS
11 6 (5.17%) REST
11 6 (5.17%) Sass
11 6 (5.17%) XML
12 5 (4.31%) JSON
13 4 (3.45%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 21 (18.10%) Analytical Skills
2 20 (17.24%) Digital Media
3 4 (3.45%) User Experience
4 3 (2.59%) Mobile App
5 2 (1.72%) CLARiiON
5 2 (1.72%) Computer Science
5 2 (1.72%) Data Centre
5 2 (1.72%) Enterprise Storage
5 2 (1.72%) Hybrid Cloud
5 2 (1.72%) IBM XIV
5 2 (1.72%) NHS
6 1 (0.86%) Animation
6 1 (0.86%) Clustering
6 1 (0.86%) Data Integration
6 1 (0.86%) e-Learning
6 1 (0.86%) FMCG
6 1 (0.86%) Online Banking
6 1 (0.86%) Social Media
6 1 (0.86%) Social Network
6 1 (0.86%) Symmetrix
Operating Systems
1 33 (28.45%) Linux
2 5 (4.31%) Unix
3 2 (1.72%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 2 (1.72%) Windows
4 1 (0.86%) Apple iOS
4 1 (0.86%) CentOS
4 1 (0.86%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 72 (62.07%) Agile Software Development
2 37 (31.90%) Web Development
3 27 (23.28%) High Availability
4 25 (21.55%) Scrum
5 21 (18.10%) TDD
6 18 (15.52%) CRM
6 18 (15.52%) ERP
6 18 (15.52%) OO
7 17 (14.66%) E-Commerce
8 13 (11.21%) Software Engineering
9 11 (9.48%) Continuous Integration
9 11 (9.48%) Front End Development
10 10 (8.62%) MVC
10 10 (8.62%) OOP
10 10 (8.62%) Open Source
11 8 (6.90%) DevOps
11 8 (6.90%) Information Architecture
11 8 (6.90%) OO PHP
11 8 (6.90%) Performance Tuning
11 8 (6.90%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 78 (67.24%) JavaScript
2 43 (37.07%) Java
3 32 (27.59%) Python
4 20 (17.24%) SQL
5 9 (7.76%) PHP 5
5 9 (7.76%) Ruby
6 5 (4.31%) Perl
7 4 (3.45%) Bash Shell
7 4 (3.45%) C#
7 4 (3.45%) PL/SQL
7 4 (3.45%) Scala
8 3 (2.59%) C
9 1 (0.86%) ANSI SQL
9 1 (0.86%) C++
9 1 (0.86%) Go
9 1 (0.86%) Groovy
9 1 (0.86%) Shell Script
9 1 (0.86%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 4 (3.45%) ISEB
2 3 (2.59%) Degree
3 2 (1.72%) CCDE
3 2 (1.72%) CCIE
3 2 (1.72%) CCNP
3 2 (1.72%) Cisco Certification
3 2 (1.72%) ISTQB
3 2 (1.72%) Security Cleared
3 2 (1.72%) VERITAS Certified Professional (VCP)
3 2 (1.72%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 1 (0.86%) CCNA
4 1 (0.86%) CCSP
4 1 (0.86%) CISSP
4 1 (0.86%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (0.86%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (4.31%) QA
2 1 (0.86%) Disclosure Scotland
2 1 (0.86%) WCAG
System Software
1 5 (4.31%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (3.45%) Varnish
3 2 (1.72%) Docker
4 1 (0.86%) Active Directory
4 1 (0.86%) NFS
4 1 (0.86%) Squid
4 1 (0.86%) Veritas Cluster Server
4 1 (0.86%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 4 (3.45%) Opscode Chef
2 3 (2.59%) Data Guard
2 3 (2.59%) Oracle RMAN
3 2 (1.72%) Ansible
3 2 (1.72%) Graphite
3 2 (1.72%) Nagios
3 2 (1.72%) NetBackup
4 1 (0.86%) Cacti
4 1 (0.86%) Grafana
4 1 (0.86%) Graylog
4 1 (0.86%) HAProxy
4 1 (0.86%) Icinga
4 1 (0.86%) Opsview
4 1 (0.86%) Puppet
4 1 (0.86%) Salt
4 1 (0.86%) SolarWinds Orion
4 1 (0.86%) StatsD
4 1 (0.86%) Terraform
Vendors
1 11 (9.48%) Zend
2 6 (5.17%) VMware
3 5 (4.31%) Oracle
4 3 (2.59%) Microsoft
4 3 (2.59%) Red Hat
5 2 (1.72%) Cisco
5 2 (1.72%) EMC
5 2 (1.72%) F5
5 2 (1.72%) Google
5 2 (1.72%) HP
5 2 (1.72%) IBM
5 2 (1.72%) Veritas
6 1 (0.86%) Citrix
6 1 (0.86%) Dell
6 1 (0.86%) New Relic
6 1 (0.86%) Palo Alto
6 1 (0.86%) Riverbed
6 1 (0.86%) Sitecore
6 1 (0.86%) SolarWinds
6 1 (0.86%) WorldPay
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Oscar
Rate: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: 5 days ago