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 27 August 2014 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
27 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
PHP
Rank 44 19 14
Rank change year-on-year
-25 -5
Contract jobs citing PHP 34 90 112
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 3.37% 9.58% 9.66%
As % of the Programming Languages category 10.18% 23.32% 20.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 77 79
Average daily rate
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£350 £300 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £210 £125 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £497 £450 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £288 £280
% change year-on-year
+13.04% +2.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 1
Average hourly rate - £27.50 £18.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +52.77%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.78 £27.50 £20.25
% change year-on-year
+22.81% +35.80%
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
334 386 553
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 33.07% 41.11% 47.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 219 228 347
Average daily rate £320 £315 £313
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.58% +0.80%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £469 £431 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 22 4
Average hourly rate £50.00 £39.75 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+25.78% +127.14%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £34.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+2.94% -2.85%

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 27 August 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 27 August 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 66 (37.29%) Zend
2 58 (32.77%) JavaScript
3 55 (31.07%) HTML
3 55 (31.07%) MVC
4 52 (29.38%) Java
5 51 (28.81%) CSS
6 49 (27.68%) TDD
7 43 (24.29%) Symfony
8 42 (23.73%) MySQL
9 31 (17.51%) Linux
10 29 (16.38%) Apache
11 27 (15.25%) Ruby
12 25 (14.12%) OO
13 24 (13.56%) OOP
13 24 (13.56%) jQuery
13 24 (13.56%) Agile Software Development
13 24 (13.56%) Software Engineering
14 23 (12.99%) CodeIgniter
14 23 (12.99%) Web Services
15 21 (11.86%) Selenium
15 21 (11.86%) Redis
16 20 (11.30%) Open Source
17 19 (10.73%) Amazon AWS
17 19 (10.73%) Drupal
17 19 (10.73%) C#
17 19 (10.73%) C++
17 19 (10.73%) E-Commerce
18 17 (9.60%) Tomcat
18 17 (9.60%) Python
19 16 (9.04%) Internet

PHP
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 27 August 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 29 (16.38%) Apache
2 19 (10.73%) Drupal
3 17 (9.60%) Tomcat
4 8 (4.52%) Node.js
5 5 (2.82%) SharePoint
6 4 (2.26%) WordPress
6 4 (2.26%) SugarCRM
6 4 (2.26%) Moodle
7 3 (1.69%) CMS
8 2 (1.13%) nginx
9 1 (0.56%) BizTalk Server
9 1 (0.56%) MQSeries
Applications
1 1 (0.56%) Adobe Illustrator
Business Applications
1 11 (6.21%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 19 (10.73%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (0.56%) Route 53
2 1 (0.56%) Amazon EC2
2 1 (0.56%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 16 (9.04%) Internet
2 15 (8.47%) OpenLDAP
3 7 (3.95%) DNS
4 6 (3.39%) TCP/IP
5 5 (2.82%) SSL
6 4 (2.26%) SSH
7 3 (1.69%) HTTP
8 1 (0.56%) DHCP
8 1 (0.56%) Intrusion Detection
Database & Business Intelligence
1 42 (23.73%) MySQL
2 21 (11.86%) Redis
3 16 (9.04%) PostgreSQL
4 7 (3.95%) SQL Server
5 6 (3.39%) Couchbase
5 6 (3.39%) SimpleDB
5 6 (3.39%) MongoDB
5 6 (3.39%) NoSQL
6 5 (2.82%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 1 (0.56%) QlikView
7 1 (0.56%) RDBMS
7 1 (0.56%) Amazon RDS
7 1 (0.56%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 21 (11.86%) Selenium
2 15 (8.47%) JMeter
2 15 (8.47%) Jenkins
3 10 (5.65%) WebDriver
4 9 (5.08%) Cucumber
5 8 (4.52%) SoapUI
5 8 (4.52%) Git (software)
5 8 (4.52%) JBehave
6 5 (2.82%) Visual Studio
6 5 (2.82%) TeamCity
6 5 (2.82%) Behat
6 5 (2.82%) Hudson
7 2 (1.13%) PHPUnit
8 1 (0.56%) Appcelerator Titanium
8 1 (0.56%) JUnit
8 1 (0.56%) Subversion
8 1 (0.56%) Firebug
General
1 1 (0.56%) Telecoms
1 1 (0.56%) Finance
1 1 (0.56%) Games
Job Titles
1 110 (62.15%) Developer
2 91 (51.41%) PHP Developer
3 39 (22.03%) Web Developer
4 31 (17.51%) PHP Web Developer
5 20 (11.30%) PHP Zend Developer
6 19 (10.73%) Architect
7 17 (9.60%) Software Engineer
7 17 (9.60%) Analyst
8 15 (8.47%) Technical Architect
9 13 (7.34%) Test Analyst
9 13 (7.34%) Tester
9 13 (7.34%) Cloud Engineer
10 12 (6.78%) Cloud Software Engineer
11 9 (5.08%) PHP Drupal Developer
12 8 (4.52%) Front-End Developer
12 8 (4.52%) PHP Symfony Developer
12 8 (4.52%) Automation Tester
13 6 (3.39%) DevOps Engineer
13 6 (3.39%) Linux DevOps Engineer
14 5 (2.82%) Magento Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 55 (31.07%) HTML
2 51 (28.81%) CSS
3 43 (24.29%) Symfony
4 24 (13.56%) jQuery
5 23 (12.99%) CodeIgniter
5 23 (12.99%) Web Services
6 16 (9.04%) LAMP
6 16 (9.04%) HTML5
7 11 (6.21%) XML
8 10 (5.65%) .NET
9 8 (4.52%) CSS3
10 7 (3.95%) ASP.NET
11 6 (3.39%) Zend Framework
12 5 (2.82%) SOAP
12 5 (2.82%) Sass
12 5 (2.82%) RESTful
13 4 (2.26%) AngularJS
14 3 (1.69%) LESS
14 3 (1.69%) LINQ to SQL
14 3 (1.69%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 20 (11.30%) Open Source
2 9 (5.08%) Reference Data
3 8 (4.52%) Data Integration
4 7 (3.95%) Client/Server
5 5 (2.82%) Computer Science
6 3 (1.69%) Mobile App
7 2 (1.13%) NHS
7 2 (1.13%) iPhone
8 1 (0.56%) Enterprise Software
8 1 (0.56%) Digital Media
Operating Systems
1 31 (17.51%) Linux
2 6 (3.39%) Windows
2 6 (3.39%) Mac OS
3 5 (2.82%) Android
4 3 (1.69%) UNIX
5 2 (1.13%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 55 (31.07%) MVC
2 49 (27.68%) TDD
3 25 (14.12%) OO
4 24 (13.56%) OOP
4 24 (13.56%) Agile Software Development
4 24 (13.56%) Software Engineering
5 19 (10.73%) E-Commerce
6 16 (9.04%) BDD
7 15 (8.47%) Performance Testing
8 14 (7.91%) Web Development
9 13 (7.34%) Validation
10 10 (5.65%) Data Modelling
10 10 (5.65%) Scrum
10 10 (5.65%) Test Automation
10 10 (5.65%) Data Architecture
11 9 (5.08%) DevOps
12 8 (4.52%) User Stories
12 8 (4.52%) Unit Testing
12 8 (4.52%) Continuous Integration
13 6 (3.39%) Automated Testing
Programming Languages
1 58 (32.77%) JavaScript
2 52 (29.38%) Java
3 27 (15.25%) Ruby
4 19 (10.73%) C#
4 19 (10.73%) C++
5 17 (9.60%) Python
6 16 (9.04%) PHP5
7 13 (7.34%) SQL
8 8 (4.52%) Bash Shell
9 5 (2.82%) VB.NET
10 1 (0.56%) VB
10 1 (0.56%) Perl
Qualifications
1 8 (4.52%) ISEB
2 3 (1.69%) Degree
3 1 (0.56%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (6.78%) QA
Systems Management
1 8 (4.52%) Puppet
1 8 (4.52%) Opscode Chef
1 8 (4.52%) Salt
2 2 (1.13%) HAProxy
3 1 (0.56%) Capistrano
Vendors
1 66 (37.29%) Zend
2 15 (8.47%) Red Hat
3 4 (2.26%) Microsoft
4 3 (1.69%) Twitter
5 2 (1.13%) Facebook
5 2 (1.13%) Oracle
5 2 (1.13%) Google
6 1 (0.56%) Appcelerator
6 1 (0.56%) Adobe
6 1 (0.56%) TIBCO
6 1 (0.56%) Sony
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