The first table below looks at the demand 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 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Programming Languages category for the Leeds region.

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 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
PHP
Rank 29 17 11
Rank change year-on-year
-12 -6
Contract jobs citing PHP 60 75 120
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 5.68% 8.57% 10.85%
As % of the Programming Languages category 15.50% 20.49% 23.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 45 56 89
Average daily rate
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£325 £270 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+20.37% -10.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £125 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £494 £450 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £275 £284
% change year-on-year
+18.18% -3.08%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 2
Average hourly rate - £27.50 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +57.14%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £31.00 £22.66 £18.00
% change year-on-year
+36.80% +25.88%
Programming Languages Category
Leeds
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
387 366 520
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 36.65% 41.83% 47.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 269 208 345
Average daily rate £320 £300 £313
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -4.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £198 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £425 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 18 6
Average hourly rate £14.00 £36.75 £17.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-61.90% +116.17%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.88 £14.45 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £45.00 £19.19
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £35.00
PHP
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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 2014.

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 2014, 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 72 (35.82%) JavaScript
2 70 (34.83%) Zend
3 69 (34.33%) HTML
4 59 (29.35%) CSS
4 59 (29.35%) MVC
5 55 (27.36%) Java
6 51 (25.37%) MySQL
7 49 (24.38%) TDD
8 46 (22.89%) Symfony
9 33 (16.42%) Linux
9 33 (16.42%) jQuery
10 32 (15.92%) Apache
11 30 (14.93%) Agile Software Development
12 29 (14.43%) OO
13 28 (13.93%) Ruby
14 27 (13.43%) Software Engineering
15 26 (12.94%) OOP
16 25 (12.44%) Web Services
16 25 (12.44%) HTML5
17 24 (11.94%) CodeIgniter
18 23 (11.44%) E-Commerce
19 22 (10.95%) Selenium
20 21 (10.45%) Open Source
21 20 (9.95%) Drupal
21 20 (9.95%) Redis
21 20 (9.95%) LAMP
21 20 (9.95%) C#
21 20 (9.95%) C++
21 20 (9.95%) SQL
22 19 (9.45%) Amazon AWS

PHP
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2014, 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 32 (15.92%) Apache
2 20 (9.95%) Drupal
3 16 (7.96%) Tomcat
4 11 (5.47%) WordPress
5 7 (3.48%) Node.js
6 6 (2.99%) SugarCRM
7 5 (2.49%) CMS
7 5 (2.49%) SharePoint
7 5 (2.49%) Moodle
8 1 (0.50%) BizTalk Server
8 1 (0.50%) MQSeries
8 1 (0.50%) nginx
Applications
1 5 (2.49%) Adobe Illustrator
2 1 (0.50%) Photoshop
2 1 (0.50%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 16 (7.96%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 19 (9.45%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (0.50%) MailChimp
Communications & Networking
1 17 (8.46%) Internet
2 15 (7.46%) OpenLDAP
3 6 (2.99%) DNS
4 5 (2.49%) TCP/IP
5 4 (1.99%) SSL
5 4 (1.99%) SSH
6 3 (1.49%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 51 (25.37%) MySQL
2 20 (9.95%) Redis
3 16 (7.96%) PostgreSQL
4 10 (4.98%) SQL Server
5 5 (2.49%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 5 (2.49%) Couchbase
5 5 (2.49%) SimpleDB
5 5 (2.49%) MongoDB
5 5 (2.49%) NoSQL
6 1 (0.50%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 22 (10.95%) Selenium
2 16 (7.96%) JMeter
2 16 (7.96%) Jenkins
3 11 (5.47%) WebDriver
4 10 (4.98%) Cucumber
5 8 (3.98%) SoapUI
5 8 (3.98%) Git (software)
5 8 (3.98%) JBehave
6 5 (2.49%) Visual Studio
6 5 (2.49%) TeamCity
6 5 (2.49%) Behat
6 5 (2.49%) Hudson
7 2 (1.00%) PHPUnit
8 1 (0.50%) Appcelerator Titanium
8 1 (0.50%) JUnit
8 1 (0.50%) Subversion
8 1 (0.50%) Firebug
General
1 2 (1.00%) Finance
2 1 (0.50%) Games
2 1 (0.50%) Retail
2 1 (0.50%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 130 (64.68%) Developer
2 100 (49.75%) PHP Developer
3 45 (22.39%) Web Developer
4 32 (15.92%) PHP Web Developer
5 20 (9.95%) Architect
5 20 (9.95%) PHP Zend Developer
6 19 (9.45%) Software Engineer
7 18 (8.96%) Analyst
8 15 (7.46%) Technical Architect
9 13 (6.47%) Test Analyst
9 13 (6.47%) Tester
10 12 (5.97%) Cloud Engineer
10 12 (5.97%) Front-End Developer
11 11 (5.47%) Cloud Software Engineer
12 10 (4.98%) PHP Drupal Developer
13 9 (4.48%) PHP Symfony Developer
14 8 (3.98%) Automation Tester
15 6 (2.99%) DevOps Engineer
15 6 (2.99%) Test Engineer
16 5 (2.49%) Magento Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 69 (34.33%) HTML
2 59 (29.35%) CSS
3 46 (22.89%) Symfony
4 33 (16.42%) jQuery
5 25 (12.44%) HTML5
5 25 (12.44%) Web Services
6 24 (11.94%) CodeIgniter
7 20 (9.95%) LAMP
8 13 (6.47%) XML
8 13 (6.47%) CSS3
9 11 (5.47%) .NET
10 8 (3.98%) Sass
11 7 (3.48%) ASP.NET
12 6 (2.99%) SOAP
12 6 (2.99%) Zend Framework
13 5 (2.49%) JSON
13 5 (2.49%) RESTful
14 4 (1.99%) AngularJS
15 3 (1.49%) LESS
15 3 (1.49%) LINQ to SQL
Miscellaneous
1 21 (10.45%) Open Source
2 9 (4.48%) Reference Data
3 8 (3.98%) Data Integration
4 6 (2.99%) Client/Server
5 5 (2.49%) Computer Science
6 3 (1.49%) Mobile App
7 2 (1.00%) Digital Media
7 2 (1.00%) NHS
7 2 (1.00%) iPhone
8 1 (0.50%) Blackberry
8 1 (0.50%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 33 (16.42%) Linux
2 7 (3.48%) Mac OS
3 6 (2.99%) Windows
4 3 (1.49%) Android
4 3 (1.49%) UNIX
5 1 (0.50%) Apple iOS
5 1 (0.50%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 59 (29.35%) MVC
2 49 (24.38%) TDD
3 30 (14.93%) Agile Software Development
4 29 (14.43%) OO
5 27 (13.43%) Software Engineering
6 26 (12.94%) OOP
7 23 (11.44%) E-Commerce
8 18 (8.96%) BDD
9 15 (7.46%) Web Development
9 15 (7.46%) Performance Testing
10 14 (6.97%) Scrum
11 13 (6.47%) Validation
12 12 (5.97%) Unit Testing
13 10 (4.98%) Data Architecture
13 10 (4.98%) Data Modelling
14 9 (4.48%) Test Automation
14 9 (4.48%) DevOps
15 8 (3.98%) User Stories
16 7 (3.48%) Continuous Integration
17 6 (2.99%) Automated Testing
Programming Languages
1 72 (35.82%) JavaScript
2 55 (27.36%) Java
3 28 (13.93%) Ruby
4 20 (9.95%) SQL
4 20 (9.95%) C#
4 20 (9.95%) C++
5 17 (8.46%) PHP5
5 17 (8.46%) Python
6 7 (3.48%) Bash Shell
7 5 (2.49%) VB.NET
8 2 (1.00%) Perl
9 1 (0.50%) PL/SQL
9 1 (0.50%) VB
9 1 (0.50%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 8 (3.98%) ISEB
2 3 (1.49%) Degree
3 1 (0.50%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (6.47%) QA
Systems Management
1 7 (3.48%) Puppet
1 7 (3.48%) Opscode Chef
1 7 (3.48%) Salt
2 1 (0.50%) Capistrano
2 1 (0.50%) HAProxy
Vendors
1 70 (34.83%) Zend
2 15 (7.46%) Red Hat
3 5 (2.49%) Adobe
4 4 (1.99%) Microsoft
4 4 (1.99%) Twitter
5 3 (1.49%) Google
5 3 (1.49%) Facebook
6 2 (1.00%) Oracle
6 2 (1.00%) Sony
7 1 (0.50%) Appcelerator
7 1 (0.50%) TIBCO
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