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 March 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
27 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
PHP
Rank 40 16 45
Rank change year-on-year
-24 +29
Contract jobs citing PHP 54 95 21
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 4.59% 9.05% 2.82%
As % of the Programming Languages category 8.88% 19.59% 8.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 27 84 17
Average daily rate
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£363 £323 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.40% +7.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £275 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £445 £418 £455
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £325 £275
% change year-on-year
-7.69% +18.18%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 1
Average hourly rate - £17.50 £13.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +34.61%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.00 £32.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-32.30% +8.33%
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
608 485 248
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 51.66% 46.19% 33.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 416 346 133
Average daily rate £350 £320 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.37% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £229 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £400 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 8 6
Average hourly rate £35.00 £22.50 £13.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+55.55% +66.66%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+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 March 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 27 March 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 77 (59.69%) Agile Software Development
2 62 (48.06%) Python
3 61 (47.29%) Linux
4 52 (40.31%) Ruby
5 46 (35.66%) DevOps
6 42 (32.56%) MongoDB
7 41 (31.78%) Puppet
7 41 (31.78%) Software Engineering
7 41 (31.78%) Java
8 38 (29.46%) JavaScript
9 37 (28.68%) Apache
10 36 (27.91%) MySQL
10 36 (27.91%) TDD
10 36 (27.91%) Opscode Chef
11 31 (24.03%) HTML
11 31 (24.03%) CSS
12 30 (23.26%) MVC
13 29 (22.48%) SQL
14 28 (21.71%) Oracle
14 28 (21.71%) Node.js
15 26 (20.16%) C
16 25 (19.38%) Splunk
17 23 (17.83%) Riak
17 23 (17.83%) jQuery
17 23 (17.83%) Graphite
18 21 (16.28%) Git (software)
19 20 (15.50%) Bash Shell
19 20 (15.50%) LAMP
19 20 (15.50%) Analytical Skills
20 19 (14.73%) Nagios

PHP
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 37 (28.68%) Apache
2 28 (21.71%) Node.js
3 7 (5.43%) Tomcat
4 6 (4.65%) Apache ServiceMix
5 5 (3.88%) CMS
5 5 (3.88%) OpenStack
6 4 (3.10%) nginx
7 3 (2.33%) Drupal
8 2 (1.55%) JBoss
9 1 (0.78%) Umbraco
9 1 (0.78%) WordPress
9 1 (0.78%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 1 (0.78%) MS Project
1 1 (0.78%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 3 (2.33%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 10 (7.75%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (3.88%) Amazon EC2
3 4 (3.10%) Amazon S3
3 4 (3.10%) Route 53
3 4 (3.10%) Virtual Private Cloud
4 2 (1.55%) Amazon CloudWatch
4 2 (1.55%) AWS CloudFormation
5 1 (0.78%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 12 (9.30%) TCP/IP
2 11 (8.53%) SSL
3 10 (7.75%) Internet
4 9 (6.98%) DNS
5 8 (6.20%) HTTP
5 8 (6.20%) Firewall
6 3 (2.33%) Intrusion Detection
6 3 (2.33%) DHCP
7 2 (1.55%) SAN
8 1 (0.78%) Wi-Fi
8 1 (0.78%) SSH
8 1 (0.78%) Cisco ASA
8 1 (0.78%) NAS
8 1 (0.78%) OpenVPN
8 1 (0.78%) FWSM
8 1 (0.78%) OSPF
8 1 (0.78%) BGP
8 1 (0.78%) EIGRP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 42 (32.56%) MongoDB
2 36 (27.91%) MySQL
3 23 (17.83%) Riak
4 19 (14.73%) NoSQL
5 18 (13.95%) Hypertable
5 18 (13.95%) CouchDB
6 16 (12.40%) Redis
7 9 (6.98%) PostgreSQL
8 8 (6.20%) SimpleDB
8 8 (6.20%) Couchbase
9 7 (5.43%) Pentaho
10 4 (3.10%) Amazon RDS
10 4 (3.10%) Relational Database
11 3 (2.33%) RDBMS
12 2 (1.55%) Informix
13 1 (0.78%) SQL Server
13 1 (0.78%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 21 (16.28%) Git (software)
2 18 (13.95%) Fiddler
3 11 (8.53%) Jenkins
4 8 (6.20%) PHPUnit
4 8 (6.20%) Subversion
5 7 (5.43%) JUnit
6 6 (4.65%) JMeter
6 6 (4.65%) QUnit
7 3 (2.33%) Selenium
8 2 (1.55%) Grunt
8 2 (1.55%) Bower
9 1 (0.78%) JIRA
General
1 4 (3.10%) Telecoms
2 3 (2.33%) Games
2 3 (2.33%) Marketing
3 2 (1.55%) Retail
Job Titles
1 62 (48.06%) Developer
2 33 (25.58%) DevOps Engineer
3 31 (24.03%) PHP Developer
4 14 (10.85%) Senior Developer
5 12 (9.30%) Java Developer
6 11 (8.53%) Software Engineer
7 7 (5.43%) JavaScript Developer
8 6 (4.65%) Senior PHP Developer
9 5 (3.88%) PHP LAMP Developer
9 5 (3.88%) PHP Zend Developer
9 5 (3.88%) Analyst
9 5 (3.88%) Web Developer
10 4 (3.10%) Programmer
10 4 (3.10%) Lead Developer
10 4 (3.10%) Senior Java Developer
10 4 (3.10%) Cloud Engineer
10 4 (3.10%) Front-End Developer
10 4 (3.10%) CSS Developer
11 3 (2.33%) Front-End Web Developer
11 3 (2.33%) Cloud Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 31 (24.03%) HTML
1 31 (24.03%) CSS
2 23 (17.83%) jQuery
3 20 (15.50%) LAMP
4 17 (13.18%) Doctrine
5 15 (11.63%) Web Services
6 14 (10.85%) J2EE
6 14 (10.85%) HTML5
6 14 (10.85%) Symfony
6 14 (10.85%) CSS3
7 13 (10.08%) XML
8 10 (7.75%) Hibernate
8 10 (7.75%) AngularJS
9 9 (6.98%) CodeIgniter
10 7 (5.43%) JPA
10 7 (5.43%) Drools
10 7 (5.43%) Mustache
10 7 (5.43%) JRules
10 7 (5.43%) Ajax
10 7 (5.43%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 20 (15.50%) Analytical Skills
2 13 (10.08%) Open Source
3 12 (9.30%) Client/Server
4 6 (4.65%) PKI
4 6 (4.65%) Smartcard
5 4 (3.10%) Inversion of Control
6 3 (2.33%) Enterprise Storage
6 3 (2.33%) IBM XIV
6 3 (2.33%) User Experience
7 2 (1.55%) Clustering
7 2 (1.55%) Mobile App
7 2 (1.55%) Management Information System
8 1 (0.78%) Replication
8 1 (0.78%) CLARiiON
8 1 (0.78%) Symmetrix
8 1 (0.78%) Computer Science
8 1 (0.78%) Wiki
8 1 (0.78%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 61 (47.29%) Linux
2 9 (6.98%) UNIX
3 7 (5.43%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 6 (4.65%) CentOS
5 4 (3.10%) Windows
6 2 (1.55%) Solaris
6 2 (1.55%) Mac OS X
7 1 (0.78%) Android
7 1 (0.78%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 77 (59.69%) Agile Software Development
2 46 (35.66%) DevOps
3 41 (31.78%) Software Engineering
4 36 (27.91%) TDD
5 30 (23.26%) MVC
6 17 (13.18%) Continuous Integration
7 14 (10.85%) Scrum
8 13 (10.08%) Configuration Management
9 11 (8.53%) Unit Testing
10 10 (7.75%) Load Balancing
11 9 (6.98%) Web Development
12 8 (6.20%) OOP
12 8 (6.20%) BDD
13 7 (5.43%) OO
13 7 (5.43%) Project Management
13 7 (5.43%) Service Delivery
13 7 (5.43%) Workflow
13 7 (5.43%) User Acceptance Testing
14 6 (4.65%) Supplier Management
14 6 (4.65%) Risk Management
Programming Languages
1 62 (48.06%) Python
2 52 (40.31%) Ruby
3 41 (31.78%) Java
4 38 (29.46%) JavaScript
5 29 (22.48%) SQL
6 26 (20.16%) C
7 20 (15.50%) Bash Shell
8 15 (11.63%) C++
9 13 (10.08%) Perl
10 9 (6.98%) PHP5
11 8 (6.20%) Scala
11 8 (6.20%) VB
12 7 (5.43%) C#
13 2 (1.55%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 8 (6.20%) Security Cleared
2 4 (3.10%) Degree
3 1 (0.78%) CCNP
3 1 (0.78%) CCNA
3 1 (0.78%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (0.78%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.55%) QA
2 1 (0.78%) PCI DSS
2 1 (0.78%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (2.33%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (1.55%) vSphere
3 1 (0.78%) XenServer
3 1 (0.78%) VMware ESX
3 1 (0.78%) Xen
Systems Management
1 41 (31.78%) Puppet
2 36 (27.91%) Opscode Chef
3 23 (17.83%) Graphite
4 19 (14.73%) Nagios
5 18 (13.95%) CFEngine
5 18 (13.95%) Ansible
6 9 (6.98%) Salt
7 7 (5.43%) OpenIDM
8 4 (3.10%) HAProxy
8 4 (3.10%) Vagrant
9 2 (1.55%) Tivoli
9 2 (1.55%) Cobbler
9 2 (1.55%) Opsview
10 1 (0.78%) NetBackup
10 1 (0.78%) Cacti
10 1 (0.78%) SolarWinds Orion
Vendors
1 28 (21.71%) Oracle
2 25 (19.38%) Splunk
3 19 (14.73%) Zend
4 18 (13.95%) SaltStack
5 10 (7.75%) Red Hat
6 9 (6.98%) Cisco
7 5 (3.88%) VMware
8 3 (2.33%) IBM
9 2 (1.55%) HP
9 2 (1.55%) Percona
9 2 (1.55%) Veritas
10 1 (0.78%) Rackspace
10 1 (0.78%) NetSuite
10 1 (0.78%) Sitecore
10 1 (0.78%) Riverbed
10 1 (0.78%) SolarWinds
10 1 (0.78%) EnterpriseDB
10 1 (0.78%) F5
10 1 (0.78%) Tealeaf
10 1 (0.78%) Dell
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