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 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
Rank 47 24 20
Rank change year-on-year
-23 -4
Contract jobs citing PHP 56 63 73
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 3.45% 5.94% 8.39%
As % of the Programming Languages category 8.50% 15.91% 19.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 42 48 54
Average daily rate
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£360 £323 £260
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.62% +24.03%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £276 £250 £125
10% offered a daily rate of more than £546 £490 £440
UK excluding London average daily rate £315 £325 £275
% change year-on-year
-3.07% +18.18%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £27.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £31.00 £22.66
% change year-on-year
-19.35% +36.80%
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
659 396 367
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 40.55% 37.32% 42.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 484 277 210
Average daily rate £340 £320 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £293 £227 £188
10% offered a daily rate of more than £460 £400 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £355 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+1.42% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 6 17
Average hourly rate £35.00 £14.00 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+150.00% -62.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.00 £12.88 £27.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £50.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -

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 31 July 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 31 July 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 64 (56.14%) JavaScript
2 54 (47.37%) HTML
3 50 (43.86%) CSS
4 43 (37.72%) Agile Software Development
5 40 (35.09%) Linux
6 35 (30.70%) MySQL
7 26 (22.81%) HTML5
8 25 (21.93%) jQuery
9 24 (21.05%) MongoDB
9 24 (21.05%) Node.js
9 24 (21.05%) LAMP
10 23 (20.18%) Java
10 23 (20.18%) SQL
10 23 (20.18%) Python
10 23 (20.18%) Git (software)
11 22 (19.30%) Ruby
11 22 (19.30%) AngularJS
11 22 (19.30%) DevOps
12 19 (16.67%) XML
13 18 (15.79%) Jenkins
13 18 (15.79%) CSS3
14 17 (14.91%) Puppet
14 17 (14.91%) Symfony
14 17 (14.91%) Software Engineering
14 17 (14.91%) CMS
14 17 (14.91%) TDD
14 17 (14.91%) Opscode Chef
15 16 (14.04%) Apache
15 16 (14.04%) Tomcat
16 15 (13.16%) OO

PHP
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 24 (21.05%) Node.js
2 17 (14.91%) CMS
3 16 (14.04%) Apache
3 16 (14.04%) Tomcat
4 3 (2.63%) OpenEdge
4 3 (2.63%) Drupal
5 2 (1.75%) WordPress
5 2 (1.75%) JBoss
6 1 (0.88%) Jadu
6 1 (0.88%) Apache ServiceMix
Applications
1 2 (1.75%) MS Project
1 2 (1.75%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 6 (5.26%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 4 (3.51%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (0.88%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (0.88%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (0.88%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 5 (4.39%) Internet
1 5 (4.39%) Firewall
2 4 (3.51%) DNS
2 4 (3.51%) Unified Communications
3 3 (2.63%) Converged Networks
4 2 (1.75%) SAN
5 1 (0.88%) FWSM
5 1 (0.88%) Wi-Fi
5 1 (0.88%) Cisco ASA
5 1 (0.88%) NAS
5 1 (0.88%) OpenVPN
5 1 (0.88%) OSPF
5 1 (0.88%) BGP
5 1 (0.88%) EIGRP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 35 (30.70%) MySQL
2 24 (21.05%) MongoDB
3 12 (10.53%) NoSQL
4 11 (9.65%) Redis
4 11 (9.65%) Hadoop
5 4 (3.51%) CouchDB
5 4 (3.51%) PostgreSQL
5 4 (3.51%) SQL Server
5 4 (3.51%) Data Warehouse
5 4 (3.51%) Big Data
6 3 (2.63%) Hypertable
6 3 (2.63%) Relational Database
6 3 (2.63%) Riak
6 3 (2.63%) Informix
7 1 (0.88%) RDBMS
7 1 (0.88%) Pentaho
Development Applications
1 23 (20.18%) Git (software)
2 18 (15.79%) Jenkins
3 4 (3.51%) PHPUnit
4 3 (2.63%) WebSpeed
4 3 (2.63%) Subversion
4 3 (2.63%) Fiddler
5 2 (1.75%) Grunt
5 2 (1.75%) Bower
5 2 (1.75%) JUnit
5 2 (1.75%) Selenium
6 1 (0.88%) QUnit
6 1 (0.88%) JIRA
6 1 (0.88%) JMeter
General
1 4 (3.51%) Finance
1 4 (3.51%) Games
Job Titles
1 75 (65.79%) Developer
2 44 (38.60%) PHP Developer
3 17 (14.91%) DevOps Engineer
4 12 (10.53%) JavaScript Developer
5 9 (7.89%) Web Developer
6 7 (6.14%) Java Developer
7 6 (5.26%) Architect
7 6 (5.26%) Project Manager
7 6 (5.26%) Senior Developer
8 5 (4.39%) Front-End Developer
8 5 (4.39%) Front-End Web Developer
8 5 (4.39%) PHP Symfony Developer
8 5 (4.39%) Magento Developer
9 4 (3.51%) AWS Developer
9 4 (3.51%) PHP Magento Developer
9 4 (3.51%) CSS Developer
9 4 (3.51%) PHP MySQL Developer
9 4 (3.51%) Technical Project Manager
9 4 (3.51%) Technical Manager
9 4 (3.51%) Chief Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 54 (47.37%) HTML
2 50 (43.86%) CSS
3 26 (22.81%) HTML5
4 25 (21.93%) jQuery
5 24 (21.05%) LAMP
6 22 (19.30%) AngularJS
7 19 (16.67%) XML
8 18 (15.79%) CSS3
9 17 (14.91%) Symfony
10 11 (9.65%) Memcached
10 11 (9.65%) RabbitMQ
11 9 (7.89%) JSON
11 9 (7.89%) Backbone.js
12 8 (7.02%) .NET
12 8 (7.02%) RESTful
13 7 (6.14%) Doctrine
14 5 (4.39%) Twitter Bootstrap
14 5 (4.39%) Ajax
15 4 (3.51%) Sass
16 3 (2.63%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 5 (4.39%) Social Media
2 4 (3.51%) Enterprise Storage
2 4 (3.51%) IBM XIV
2 4 (3.51%) Visualisation
2 4 (3.51%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (2.63%) Data Centre
3 3 (2.63%) User Experience
4 2 (1.75%) Inversion of Control
4 2 (1.75%) Management Information System
4 2 (1.75%) Clustering
4 2 (1.75%) Wiki
5 1 (0.88%) PKI
5 1 (0.88%) Computer Science
5 1 (0.88%) W3C
5 1 (0.88%) Smartcard
5 1 (0.88%) Replication
5 1 (0.88%) CLARiiON
5 1 (0.88%) Symmetrix
Operating Systems
1 40 (35.09%) Linux
2 15 (13.16%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 12 (10.53%) CentOS
4 7 (6.14%) UNIX
5 3 (2.63%) Windows
6 1 (0.88%) Solaris
6 1 (0.88%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 43 (37.72%) Agile Software Development
2 22 (19.30%) DevOps
3 17 (14.91%) TDD
3 17 (14.91%) Software Engineering
4 15 (13.16%) OO
5 11 (9.65%) E-Commerce
5 11 (9.65%) Data Management
5 11 (9.65%) Scrum
5 11 (9.65%) Web Development
6 10 (8.77%) OOP
6 10 (8.77%) MVC
7 9 (7.89%) Open Source
8 7 (6.14%) Project Management
9 6 (5.26%) OO PHP
10 5 (4.39%) BDD
10 5 (4.39%) PRINCE2
10 5 (4.39%) Unit Testing
10 5 (4.39%) Continuous Integration
10 5 (4.39%) Pair Programming
10 5 (4.39%) Content Management
Programming Languages
1 64 (56.14%) JavaScript
2 23 (20.18%) SQL
2 23 (20.18%) Java
2 23 (20.18%) Python
3 22 (19.30%) Ruby
4 14 (12.28%) Bash Shell
5 7 (6.14%) PHP5
6 4 (3.51%) C
7 3 (2.63%) VB
7 3 (2.63%) ActionScript
8 2 (1.75%) Perl
8 2 (1.75%) C++
9 1 (0.88%) C#
9 1 (0.88%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 2 (1.75%) CCNP
1 2 (1.75%) CCNA
1 2 (1.75%) Cisco Certification
1 2 (1.75%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
1 2 (1.75%) Security Cleared
2 1 (0.88%) Degree
2 1 (0.88%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (0.88%) SLA
1 1 (0.88%) QA
System Software
1 3 (2.63%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (0.88%) vSphere
2 1 (0.88%) Varnish
2 1 (0.88%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 17 (14.91%) Puppet
1 17 (14.91%) Opscode Chef
2 15 (13.16%) Graphite
3 12 (10.53%) Opsview
4 11 (9.65%) Rundeck
5 5 (4.39%) Ansible
6 4 (3.51%) Nagios
7 3 (2.63%) CFEngine
7 3 (2.63%) Salt
8 1 (0.88%) OpenIDM
8 1 (0.88%) Oracle ZFS
8 1 (0.88%) Tivoli
8 1 (0.88%) Cobbler
8 1 (0.88%) Vagrant
8 1 (0.88%) NetBackup
8 1 (0.88%) Cacti
8 1 (0.88%) SolarWinds Orion
Vendors
1 15 (13.16%) Splunk
2 11 (9.65%) Tealeaf
2 11 (9.65%) Riverbed
3 8 (7.02%) Zend
4 7 (6.14%) Red Hat
4 7 (6.14%) Cisco
5 6 (5.26%) Oracle
6 5 (4.39%) VMware
7 4 (3.51%) IBM
7 4 (3.51%) F5
8 3 (2.63%) SaltStack
8 3 (2.63%) HP
9 2 (1.75%) Progress
9 2 (1.75%) CheckPoint
9 2 (1.75%) Juniper
9 2 (1.75%) Veritas
10 1 (0.88%) SolarWinds
10 1 (0.88%) Sun
10 1 (0.88%) Dell
10 1 (0.88%) EMC
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Fruition IT Resources Limited
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Posted: 20 hours ago
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Senitor Associates
Rate: £250 - £350 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
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The Bridge Ltd
Rate: £Negotiable per day
Posted: 3 days ago
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Amoria Bond - UK
Rate: £300 - £350 per day
Posted: 3 days ago