The table below looks at the statistics for PHP skills in IT contracts advertised for the Leeds region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited PHP over the 3 months to 4 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
4 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
PHP
Rank 37 46 11
Rank change year-on-year
+9 -35
Contract jobs citing PHP 78 55 138
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 5.09% 4.14% 11.92%
As % of the Programming Languages category 10.51% 8.54% 23.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 65 31 121
Median daily rate £370 £320 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.62% -5.18%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £250 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £400 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £325 £300 £325
% change year-on-year
+8.33% -7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 1
Median hourly rate £12.75 - £17.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.50 £30.20 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-48.67% -13.71%
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
742 644 596
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 48.43% 48.46% 51.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 557 447 426
Median daily rate £400 £350 £320
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% +9.37%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £320 £275 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £450 £400
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £330
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 3 8
Median hourly rate £11.00 £35.00 £29.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-68.57% +20.68%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £38.00 £36.00 £36.40
% change year-on-year
+5.55% -1.09%

PHP
Jobs Demand Trend in Leeds

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Leeds region citing PHP as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 4 May 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 4 May 2016, IT contractor jobs citing PHP also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Leeds region with a requirement for PHP.

1 73 (64.04%) JavaScript
2 70 (61.40%) Agile Software Development
3 43 (37.72%) MySQL
4 42 (36.84%) Java
5 35 (30.70%) HTML
6 34 (29.82%) Linux
7 33 (28.95%) Web Development
8 32 (28.07%) Games
9 30 (26.32%) Python
9 30 (26.32%) CSS
10 26 (22.81%) High Availability
11 24 (21.05%) Scrum
12 23 (20.18%) LAMP
13 21 (18.42%) TDD
14 20 (17.54%) SQL
14 20 (17.54%) Apache
14 20 (17.54%) OO
14 20 (17.54%) Analytical Skills
15 19 (16.67%) RabbitMQ
16 18 (15.79%) Digital Media
16 18 (15.79%) E-Commerce
17 17 (14.91%) Git (software)
17 17 (14.91%) HTML5
18 16 (14.04%) Network Security
18 16 (14.04%) ERP
18 16 (14.04%) CRM
19 15 (13.16%) Jenkins
20 14 (12.28%) CSS3
21 13 (11.40%) Software Engineering
21 13 (11.40%) Drupal

PHP
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 20 (17.54%) Apache
2 13 (11.40%) Drupal
3 11 (9.65%) CMS
3 11 (9.65%) WordPress
4 9 (7.89%) Node.js
5 4 (3.51%) Tomcat
6 2 (1.75%) Apache Solr
6 2 (1.75%) nginx
7 1 (0.88%) Confluence
7 1 (0.88%) IIS
7 1 (0.88%) Jadu
7 1 (0.88%) JBoss
7 1 (0.88%) Joomla!
7 1 (0.88%) Sitecore CMS
7 1 (0.88%) Umbraco
Business Applications
1 10 (8.77%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 8 (7.02%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (0.88%) AdWords
2 1 (0.88%) GitHub
2 1 (0.88%) Google Analytics
2 1 (0.88%) IaaS
2 1 (0.88%) Office 365
2 1 (0.88%) PaaS
2 1 (0.88%) SaaS
2 1 (0.88%) Sage Pay
2 1 (0.88%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 16 (14.04%) Network Security
2 4 (3.51%) Internet
3 3 (2.63%) LDAP
4 2 (1.75%) Firewall
4 2 (1.75%) SAN
5 1 (0.88%) BGP
5 1 (0.88%) Cisco Nexus
5 1 (0.88%) DNS
5 1 (0.88%) EIGRP
5 1 (0.88%) MPLS
5 1 (0.88%) NAS
5 1 (0.88%) OSPF
5 1 (0.88%) TCP/IP
5 1 (0.88%) VPN
5 1 (0.88%) VXLAN
5 1 (0.88%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 43 (37.72%) MySQL
2 9 (7.89%) MongoDB
3 6 (5.26%) PostgreSQL
4 5 (4.39%) Relational Database
5 4 (3.51%) Hadoop
5 4 (3.51%) Redis
5 4 (3.51%) SQL Server
6 3 (2.63%) Apache Cassandra
6 3 (2.63%) Data Warehouse
6 3 (2.63%) DB2
6 3 (2.63%) NoSQL
6 3 (2.63%) Oracle Database
7 1 (0.88%) Big Data
7 1 (0.88%) Informix
7 1 (0.88%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 17 (14.91%) Git (software)
2 15 (13.16%) Jenkins
3 8 (7.02%) PHPUnit
3 8 (7.02%) Subversion
4 5 (4.39%) Selenium
5 4 (3.51%) Cucumber
5 4 (3.51%) JIRA
6 2 (1.75%) Grunt
6 2 (1.75%) Hudson
6 2 (1.75%) Maven
6 2 (1.75%) Vagrant
6 2 (1.75%) WebDriver
7 1 (0.88%) Firebug
7 1 (0.88%) IntelliJ
7 1 (0.88%) JMeter
7 1 (0.88%) JUnit
7 1 (0.88%) MSI
7 1 (0.88%) Team Foundation Server
7 1 (0.88%) Visual Studio
General
1 32 (28.07%) Games
2 6 (5.26%) Online Betting
3 5 (4.39%) Marketing
4 3 (2.63%) Telecoms
5 2 (1.75%) Finance
6 1 (0.88%) Aerospace
6 1 (0.88%) Banking
6 1 (0.88%) iGaming
6 1 (0.88%) Interactive Media
6 1 (0.88%) Retail
Job Titles
1 83 (72.81%) Developer
2 45 (39.47%) PHP Developer
3 20 (17.54%) JavaScript Developer
4 17 (14.91%) Java Developer
5 15 (13.16%) Python Developer
6 11 (9.65%) LAMP Developer
7 10 (8.77%) PHP LAMP Developer
8 8 (7.02%) Web Developer
9 6 (5.26%) Drupal Developer
10 5 (4.39%) HTML CSS Developer
10 5 (4.39%) HTML Developer
10 5 (4.39%) Project Manager
10 5 (4.39%) Scrum Master
10 5 (4.39%) Senior Developer
11 4 (3.51%) Agile Developer
11 4 (3.51%) Analyst
11 4 (3.51%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
11 4 (3.51%) MongoDB Developer
11 4 (3.51%) Node.js Developer
12 3 (2.63%) Agile Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 35 (30.70%) HTML
2 30 (26.32%) CSS
3 23 (20.18%) LAMP
4 19 (16.67%) RabbitMQ
5 17 (14.91%) HTML5
6 14 (12.28%) CSS3
7 12 (10.53%) jQuery
8 11 (9.65%) Doctrine
9 9 (7.89%) RESTful
10 8 (7.02%) Zend Framework
11 7 (6.14%) Twitter Bootstrap
12 6 (5.26%) LESS
12 6 (5.26%) REST
12 6 (5.26%) Sass
13 5 (4.39%) .NET
13 5 (4.39%) JSON
13 5 (4.39%) Spring
13 5 (4.39%) Symfony
13 5 (4.39%) XML
14 4 (3.51%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 20 (17.54%) Analytical Skills
2 18 (15.79%) Digital Media
3 5 (4.39%) User Experience
4 3 (2.63%) Data Centre
4 3 (2.63%) Mobile App
5 2 (1.75%) CLARiiON
5 2 (1.75%) Clustering
5 2 (1.75%) Computer Science
5 2 (1.75%) Enterprise Storage
5 2 (1.75%) Hybrid Cloud
5 2 (1.75%) IBM XIV
5 2 (1.75%) NHS
6 1 (0.88%) Animation
6 1 (0.88%) Data Integration
6 1 (0.88%) FMCG
6 1 (0.88%) Online Banking
6 1 (0.88%) RIA
6 1 (0.88%) Social Media
6 1 (0.88%) Social Network
6 1 (0.88%) Symmetrix
Operating Systems
1 34 (29.82%) Linux
2 5 (4.39%) Unix
3 4 (3.51%) Windows
4 3 (2.63%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 2 (1.75%) Windows Server
6 1 (0.88%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 70 (61.40%) Agile Software Development
2 33 (28.95%) Web Development
3 26 (22.81%) High Availability
4 24 (21.05%) Scrum
5 21 (18.42%) TDD
6 20 (17.54%) OO
7 18 (15.79%) E-Commerce
8 16 (14.04%) CRM
8 16 (14.04%) ERP
9 13 (11.40%) Software Engineering
10 11 (9.65%) Continuous Integration
10 11 (9.65%) Front End Development
10 11 (9.65%) OOP
10 11 (9.65%) Open Source
11 10 (8.77%) MVC
11 10 (8.77%) OO PHP
12 9 (7.89%) Performance Tuning
13 8 (7.02%) DevOps
13 8 (7.02%) Information Architecture
14 7 (6.14%) Software Architecture
Programming Languages
1 73 (64.04%) JavaScript
2 42 (36.84%) Java
3 30 (26.32%) Python
4 20 (17.54%) SQL
5 9 (7.89%) PHP 5
5 9 (7.89%) Ruby
6 6 (5.26%) Perl
7 5 (4.39%) C#
8 4 (3.51%) Bash Shell
8 4 (3.51%) PL/SQL
8 4 (3.51%) Scala
9 3 (2.63%) C
10 2 (1.75%) Shell Script
11 1 (0.88%) ANSI SQL
11 1 (0.88%) C++
11 1 (0.88%) Groovy
11 1 (0.88%) PowerShell
11 1 (0.88%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 4 (3.51%) ISEB
2 3 (2.63%) Degree
3 2 (1.75%) CCDE
3 2 (1.75%) CCIE
3 2 (1.75%) CCNP
3 2 (1.75%) Cisco Certification
3 2 (1.75%) ISTQB
3 2 (1.75%) Security Cleared
3 2 (1.75%) VERITAS Certified Professional (VCP)
3 2 (1.75%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 1 (0.88%) CCNA
4 1 (0.88%) CCSP
4 1 (0.88%) CISSP
4 1 (0.88%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (0.88%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (5.26%) QA
2 1 (0.88%) Disclosure Scotland
2 1 (0.88%) WCAG
System Software
1 5 (4.39%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (3.51%) Varnish
3 1 (0.88%) Active Directory
3 1 (0.88%) Docker
3 1 (0.88%) Veritas Cluster Server
3 1 (0.88%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 4 (3.51%) Opscode Chef
2 3 (2.63%) Data Guard
2 3 (2.63%) Oracle RMAN
3 2 (1.75%) Cacti
3 2 (1.75%) Graphite
3 2 (1.75%) Nagios
3 2 (1.75%) NetBackup
3 2 (1.75%) Opsview
3 2 (1.75%) Puppet
3 2 (1.75%) SolarWinds Orion
4 1 (0.88%) Ansible
4 1 (0.88%) Salt
Vendors
1 12 (10.53%) Zend
2 6 (5.26%) VMware
3 4 (3.51%) Oracle
4 3 (2.63%) Red Hat
5 2 (1.75%) Cisco
5 2 (1.75%) EMC
5 2 (1.75%) HP
5 2 (1.75%) IBM
5 2 (1.75%) Microsoft
5 2 (1.75%) SolarWinds
5 2 (1.75%) Veritas
6 1 (0.88%) Atlassian
6 1 (0.88%) Citrix
6 1 (0.88%) Dell
6 1 (0.88%) F5
6 1 (0.88%) Google
6 1 (0.88%) NetApp
6 1 (0.88%) Riverbed
6 1 (0.88%) Sitecore
6 1 (0.88%) Symantec
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