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 14 February 2016 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
14 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
PHP
Rank 65 23 17
Rank change year-on-year
-42 -6
Contract jobs citing PHP 35 70 75
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 2.42% 6.15% 7.89%
As % of the Programming Languages category 5.72% 14.31% 17.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 24 49 65
Average daily rate £315 £375 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-16.00% +25.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £323 £261
10% offered a daily rate of more than £510 £512 £358
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £325 £300
% change year-on-year
- +8.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.50 £30.20 £21.75
% change year-on-year
+17.54% +38.85%
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
612 489 421
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 42.29% 42.93% 44.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 412 350 305
Average daily rate £425 £350 £315
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+21.42% +11.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £305 £275 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £560 £480 £394
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 3 1
Average hourly rate £15.13 £35.00 £16.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-56.78% +112.12%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £36.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+11.11% +5.88%

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 14 February 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 14 February 2016, 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 51 (62.96%) JavaScript
2 46 (56.79%) HTML
3 42 (51.85%) CSS
4 39 (48.15%) MySQL
5 31 (38.27%) Agile Software Development
6 29 (35.80%) E-Commerce
7 24 (29.63%) HTML5
8 20 (24.69%) Magento
9 19 (23.46%) WordPress
10 18 (22.22%) Linux
10 18 (22.22%) OO
11 17 (20.99%) Sass
12 16 (19.75%) CMS
13 15 (18.52%) LAMP
13 15 (18.52%) Java
13 15 (18.52%) Continuous Integration
13 15 (18.52%) Git (software)
14 14 (17.28%) Python
15 13 (16.05%) OOP
15 13 (16.05%) Software Engineering
15 13 (16.05%) CSS3
16 12 (14.81%) LESS
16 12 (14.81%) Open Source
16 12 (14.81%) Drupal
16 12 (14.81%) Front End Development
17 11 (13.58%) Ruby
17 11 (13.58%) Scrum
17 11 (13.58%) TDD
18 10 (12.35%) Apache
18 10 (12.35%) Perl

PHP
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 14 February 2016, 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 19 (23.46%) WordPress
2 16 (19.75%) CMS
3 12 (14.81%) Drupal
4 10 (12.35%) Apache
4 10 (12.35%) Node.js
5 2 (2.47%) Confluence
5 2 (2.47%) nginx
5 2 (2.47%) Tomcat
6 1 (1.23%) Apache Solr
6 1 (1.23%) Elasticsearch
6 1 (1.23%) IIS
6 1 (1.23%) Jadu
6 1 (1.23%) JBoss
Business Applications
1 20 (24.69%) Magento
2 1 (1.23%) BigMachines
2 1 (1.23%) Eloqua
Cloud Services
1 6 (7.41%) AdWords
1 6 (7.41%) Amazon AWS
1 6 (7.41%) Google Analytics
2 2 (2.47%) PaaS
2 2 (2.47%) SaaS
3 1 (1.23%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (1.23%) GitHub
3 1 (1.23%) IaaS
3 1 (1.23%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 3 (3.70%) Internet
2 2 (2.47%) TCP/IP
3 1 (1.23%) HTTP
3 1 (1.23%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 39 (48.15%) MySQL
2 9 (11.11%) MongoDB
2 9 (11.11%) PostgreSQL
3 6 (7.41%) Redis
4 2 (2.47%) SQL Server
5 1 (1.23%) Neo4j
5 1 (1.23%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 15 (18.52%) Git (software)
2 9 (11.11%) Vagrant
3 8 (9.88%) Grunt
3 8 (9.88%) Subversion
4 5 (6.17%) Jenkins
5 4 (4.94%) Maven
6 3 (3.70%) JIRA
6 3 (3.70%) Selenium
7 2 (2.47%) Bundler
7 2 (2.47%) Cucumber
7 2 (2.47%) Firebug
7 2 (2.47%) Gemnasium
7 2 (2.47%) PHPUnit
8 1 (1.23%) Android Studio
8 1 (1.23%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 1 (1.23%) FishEye
8 1 (1.23%) Hudson
8 1 (1.23%) Oracle APEX
8 1 (1.23%) Team Foundation Server
8 1 (1.23%) WebDriver
General
1 7 (8.64%) Games
2 5 (6.17%) Marketing
2 5 (6.17%) Online Betting
3 2 (2.47%) Finance
4 1 (1.23%) Financial Institution
4 1 (1.23%) Retail
Job Titles
1 69 (85.19%) Developer
2 38 (46.91%) PHP Developer
3 18 (22.22%) Web Developer
4 11 (13.58%) Senior Developer
5 10 (12.35%) JavaScript Developer
6 9 (11.11%) Java Developer
7 8 (9.88%) HTML Developer
7 8 (9.88%) PHP Web Developer
8 7 (8.64%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
8 7 (8.64%) Magento Developer
9 6 (7.41%) Drupal Developer
9 6 (7.41%) HTML CSS Developer
10 5 (6.17%) LAMP Developer
10 5 (6.17%) Node.js Developer
10 5 (6.17%) PHP LAMP Developer
10 5 (6.17%) PHP Magento Developer
10 5 (6.17%) Senior Java Developer
10 5 (6.17%) Senior PHP Developer
11 4 (4.94%) MySQL Developer
11 4 (4.94%) WordPress Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 46 (56.79%) HTML
2 42 (51.85%) CSS
3 24 (29.63%) HTML5
4 17 (20.99%) Sass
5 15 (18.52%) LAMP
6 13 (16.05%) CSS3
7 12 (14.81%) LESS
8 9 (11.11%) jQuery
9 8 (9.88%) JSON
10 7 (8.64%) REST
10 7 (8.64%) XML
11 6 (7.41%) Drush
12 4 (4.94%) Zend Framework
13 2 (2.47%) .NET
13 2 (2.47%) AngularJS
13 2 (2.47%) Doctrine
13 2 (2.47%) React
13 2 (2.47%) RESTful
13 2 (2.47%) Spring
13 2 (2.47%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 6 (7.41%) User Experience
2 2 (2.47%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (2.47%) e-Learning
2 2 (2.47%) Social Media
3 1 (1.23%) Animation
3 1 (1.23%) Clustering
3 1 (1.23%) Data Centre
3 1 (1.23%) FMCG
3 1 (1.23%) Mobile App
3 1 (1.23%) Motion Graphics
3 1 (1.23%) NHS
3 1 (1.23%) Online Games
3 1 (1.23%) RIA
3 1 (1.23%) Social Network
3 1 (1.23%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 18 (22.22%) Linux
2 5 (6.17%) Unix
3 3 (3.70%) Windows
4 2 (2.47%) Android
4 2 (2.47%) Apple iOS
4 2 (2.47%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (1.23%) CentOS
5 1 (1.23%) Fedora
5 1 (1.23%) Mac OS X
5 1 (1.23%) Ubuntu
5 1 (1.23%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (38.27%) Agile Software Development
2 29 (35.80%) E-Commerce
3 18 (22.22%) OO
4 15 (18.52%) Continuous Integration
5 13 (16.05%) OOP
5 13 (16.05%) Software Engineering
6 12 (14.81%) Front End Development
6 12 (14.81%) Open Source
7 11 (13.58%) Scrum
7 11 (13.58%) TDD
8 8 (9.88%) DevOps
8 8 (9.88%) SEO
9 6 (7.41%) Analytics
9 6 (7.41%) OWASP
9 6 (7.41%) Performance Tuning
9 6 (7.41%) Web Development
10 5 (6.17%) BDD
10 5 (6.17%) Continuous Improvement
10 5 (6.17%) High Availability
10 5 (6.17%) Information Architecture
Programming Languages
1 51 (62.96%) JavaScript
2 15 (18.52%) Java
3 14 (17.28%) Python
4 11 (13.58%) Ruby
5 10 (12.35%) Perl
5 10 (12.35%) SQL
6 8 (9.88%) Scala
7 4 (4.94%) Bash Shell
8 1 (1.23%) ActionScript
8 1 (1.23%) Apex Code
8 1 (1.23%) C
8 1 (1.23%) C#
8 1 (1.23%) C++
8 1 (1.23%) Groovy
8 1 (1.23%) PHP 5
8 1 (1.23%) PowerShell
8 1 (1.23%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 3 (3.70%) Security Cleared
2 2 (2.47%) BPSS Clearance
3 1 (1.23%) BC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (4.94%) QA
2 3 (3.70%) Disclosure Scotland
3 2 (2.47%) WCAG
System Software
1 5 (6.17%) Varnish
2 2 (2.47%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (1.23%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 2 (2.47%) Puppet
2 1 (1.23%) Cacti
2 1 (1.23%) Graphite
2 1 (1.23%) logstash
2 1 (1.23%) Nagios
2 1 (1.23%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (1.23%) Opsview
2 1 (1.23%) SolarWinds Orion
2 1 (1.23%) yum
Vendors
1 6 (7.41%) Google
1 6 (7.41%) Zend
2 4 (4.94%) Red Hat
3 2 (2.47%) Microsoft
3 2 (2.47%) Sonatype
3 2 (2.47%) VMware
4 1 (1.23%) Atlassian
4 1 (1.23%) Oracle
4 1 (1.23%) Rackspace
4 1 (1.23%) Salesforce.com
4 1 (1.23%) SaltStack
4 1 (1.23%) Siebel
4 1 (1.23%) SolarWinds
4 1 (1.23%) Splunk
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Rate: £250 - £350 per day
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