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 16 April 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
16 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
PHP
Rank 14 27 25
Rank change year-on-year
+13 -2
Contract jobs citing PHP 119 45 44
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 10.15% 5.73% 4.82%
As % of the Programming Languages category 20.73% 15.46% 12.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 102 34 36
Average daily rate £350 £280 £280
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+25.00% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £215 £195
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £425 £325
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £275 £275
% change year-on-year
+18.18% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 0
Average hourly rate £17.50 £13.00 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+34.61% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £15.75 £18.00
% change year-on-year
+122.22% -12.50%
Programming Languages Category
Leeds
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
574 291 344
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 48.98% 37.07% 37.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 406 164 215
Average daily rate £320 £300 £308
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -2.43%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £238 £225 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £425 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £330 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+1.53% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 5 9
Average hourly rate £25.75 £13.00 £14.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+98.07% -7.14%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.18 £11.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £29.00 £21.45 £47.40
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £35.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+2.85% +2.94%
PHP
West Yorkshire

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 16 April 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 16 April 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 92 (45.32%) JavaScript
2 83 (40.89%) HTML
3 73 (35.96%) Zend
4 70 (34.48%) CSS
5 58 (28.57%) MVC
6 56 (27.59%) Linux
7 53 (26.11%) jQuery
8 48 (23.65%) Symfony
9 47 (23.15%) Software Engineering
10 46 (22.66%) MySQL
11 44 (21.67%) Agile Software Development
12 42 (20.69%) HTML5
13 41 (20.20%) Web Services
14 40 (19.70%) TDD
15 39 (19.21%) Ruby
16 38 (18.72%) C++
16 38 (18.72%) Python
16 38 (18.72%) Java
17 36 (17.73%) Node.js
18 35 (17.24%) Client/Server
19 33 (16.26%) OO
20 32 (15.76%) Amazon AWS
20 32 (15.76%) Bash Shell
21 31 (15.27%) Internet
22 30 (14.78%) Degree
23 28 (13.79%) DNS
24 27 (13.30%) SQL
25 26 (12.81%) SSL
25 26 (12.81%) TCP/IP
25 26 (12.81%) Load Balancing

PHP
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 16 April 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 36 (17.73%) Node.js
2 19 (9.36%) Drupal
2 19 (9.36%) Apache
3 12 (5.91%) WordPress
4 7 (3.45%) CMS
5 4 (1.97%) SugarCRM
6 3 (1.48%) Moodle
7 1 (0.49%) nginx
7 1 (0.49%) SharePoint
7 1 (0.49%) IIS
Applications
1 5 (2.46%) Adobe Illustrator
2 1 (0.49%) MS Visio
2 1 (0.49%) Photoshop
2 1 (0.49%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 19 (9.36%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 32 (15.76%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (0.49%) MailChimp
Communications & Networking
1 31 (15.27%) Internet
2 28 (13.79%) DNS
3 26 (12.81%) SSL
3 26 (12.81%) TCP/IP
4 3 (1.48%) HTTP
5 2 (0.99%) Firewall
5 2 (0.99%) Intrusion Detection
6 1 (0.49%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 46 (22.66%) MySQL
2 11 (5.42%) SQL Server
3 1 (0.49%) Hadoop
3 1 (0.49%) MongoDB
3 1 (0.49%) Apache Cassandra
3 1 (0.49%) Relational Database
3 1 (0.49%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 20 (9.85%) Jenkins
2 18 (8.87%) Git (software)
3 11 (5.42%) Selenium
4 9 (4.43%) PhoneGap
4 9 (4.43%) Hudson
4 9 (4.43%) TeamCity
5 5 (2.46%) Visual Studio
5 5 (2.46%) Subversion
6 4 (1.97%) PHPUnit
7 3 (1.48%) WebDriver
7 3 (1.48%) Cucumber
7 3 (1.48%) NUnit
7 3 (1.48%) JMeter
7 3 (1.48%) Eclipse
8 2 (0.99%) Appcelerator Titanium
9 1 (0.49%) Xcode
General
1 2 (0.99%) Finance
2 1 (0.49%) Marketing
2 1 (0.49%) Retail
2 1 (0.49%) Games
Job Titles
1 161 (79.31%) Developer
2 101 (49.75%) PHP Developer
3 45 (22.17%) Web Developer
4 26 (12.81%) Software Engineer
5 25 (12.32%) PHP Web Developer
6 18 (8.87%) Front-End Developer
6 18 (8.87%) Cloud Software Engineer
6 18 (8.87%) Cloud Engineer
7 15 (7.39%) PHP Zend Developer
7 15 (7.39%) UI Programmer
7 15 (7.39%) UI Developer
8 14 (6.90%) Python Developer
9 10 (4.93%) Front-End Web Developer
9 10 (4.93%) PHP Drupal Developer
10 7 (3.45%) PHP Symfony Developer
10 7 (3.45%) Analyst
11 6 (2.96%) Senior Developer
11 6 (2.96%) Senior PHP Developer
11 6 (2.96%) Architect
12 5 (2.46%) Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 83 (40.89%) HTML
2 70 (34.48%) CSS
3 53 (26.11%) jQuery
4 48 (23.65%) Symfony
5 42 (20.69%) HTML5
6 41 (20.20%) Web Services
7 22 (10.84%) CodeIgniter
7 22 (10.84%) CSS3
8 19 (9.36%) LAMP
9 12 (5.91%) XML
10 11 (5.42%) JSON
10 11 (5.42%) RESTful
11 9 (4.43%) Sencha Touch
11 9 (4.43%) Ext JS
11 9 (4.43%) .NET
11 9 (4.43%) OpenGL
12 8 (3.94%) Sass
13 6 (2.96%) SOAP
13 6 (2.96%) REST
14 5 (2.46%) Zend Framework
Miscellaneous
1 35 (17.24%) Client/Server
2 11 (5.42%) Computer Science
3 10 (4.93%) Mobile App
4 9 (4.43%) 3D Graphics
5 6 (2.96%) Social Media
5 6 (2.96%) Open Source
6 5 (2.46%) Blackberry
7 4 (1.97%) Smartphone
8 2 (0.99%) iPhone
9 1 (0.49%) iPad
9 1 (0.49%) Digital Media
9 1 (0.49%) Replication
9 1 (0.49%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 56 (27.59%) Linux
2 13 (6.40%) Windows
3 6 (2.96%) Android
4 4 (1.97%) Windows Mobile
4 4 (1.97%) Windows Phone
4 4 (1.97%) Apple iOS
5 3 (1.48%) BlackBerry OS
5 3 (1.48%) Mac OS X
5 3 (1.48%) Solaris
6 2 (0.99%) UNIX
6 2 (0.99%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 58 (28.57%) MVC
2 47 (23.15%) Software Engineering
3 44 (21.67%) Agile Software Development
4 40 (19.70%) TDD
5 33 (16.26%) OO
6 26 (12.81%) Load Balancing
7 22 (10.84%) OOP
8 19 (9.36%) Scrum
9 16 (7.88%) E-Commerce
10 15 (7.39%) Unit Testing
11 11 (5.42%) Web Development
12 6 (2.96%) Project Management
12 6 (2.96%) Responsive Web Design
13 5 (2.46%) Continuous Integration
13 5 (2.46%) BDD
13 5 (2.46%) Data Modelling
14 4 (1.97%) SEO
14 4 (1.97%) OO PHP
15 3 (1.48%) Release Management
15 3 (1.48%) Mobile Application Development
Programming Languages
1 92 (45.32%) JavaScript
2 39 (19.21%) Ruby
3 38 (18.72%) C++
3 38 (18.72%) Python
3 38 (18.72%) Java
4 32 (15.76%) Bash Shell
5 27 (13.30%) SQL
6 11 (5.42%) PHP5
7 6 (2.96%) C#
8 4 (1.97%) XAML
9 3 (1.48%) Shell Script
9 3 (1.48%) Perl
10 2 (0.99%) VB
10 2 (0.99%) C
10 2 (0.99%) PHP4
11 1 (0.49%) Scala
11 1 (0.49%) Objective-C
11 1 (0.49%) VB.NET
11 1 (0.49%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 30 (14.78%) Degree
2 2 (0.99%) Security Cleared
3 1 (0.49%) SC Cleared
3 1 (0.49%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (1.48%) QA
System Software
1 2 (0.99%) Sendmail
2 1 (0.49%) Varnish
2 1 (0.49%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 9 (4.43%) Opscode Chef
1 9 (4.43%) Puppet
2 3 (1.48%) Cobbler
Vendors
1 73 (35.96%) Zend
2 9 (4.43%) Sencha
3 5 (2.46%) Microsoft
3 5 (2.46%) Adobe
4 4 (1.97%) Twitter
5 3 (1.48%) Google
5 3 (1.48%) Facebook
5 3 (1.48%) QNX
5 3 (1.48%) JD Edwards
6 2 (0.99%) Oracle
6 2 (0.99%) Juniper
6 2 (0.99%) NetApp
6 2 (0.99%) McAfee
6 2 (0.99%) Cisco
6 2 (0.99%) Appcelerator
7 1 (0.49%) Netbiscuits
7 1 (0.49%) Kony
7 1 (0.49%) Blue Coat
7 1 (0.49%) Volantis
7 1 (0.49%) Sony
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Rate: From £280 to £330 per day depending on experience
Posted: 2 days ago
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Rate: £250 - £375 per day
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Rate: £300 - £330 per annum + Excellent Benefits
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Rate: £375 per day
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Roc Search
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Mortimer Spinks
Rate: £400 - £500 per day
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TEKsystems
Rate: £300 - £375 per day
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Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: £300 - £450 per day
Posted: 7 days ago
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Real Staffing
Rate: £250 - £400 per day
Posted: 8 days ago
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