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 February 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 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
PHP
Rank 21 17 41
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +24
Contract jobs citing PHP 71 78 19
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 6.44% 8.09% 2.51%
As % of the Programming Languages category 13.98% 17.89% 7.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 48 69 16
Average daily rate
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Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+31.25% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £518 £375 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £305 £275
% change year-on-year
+6.55% +10.90%
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 £17.50 £24.25 £30.75
% change year-on-year
-27.83% -21.13%
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
508 436 270
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 46.10% 45.23% 35.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 353 325 143
Average daily rate £350 £318 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.23% +5.83%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £400 £413
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 4 13
Average hourly rate £35.00 £17.00 £13.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+105.88% +25.92%
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 February 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 February 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 74 (56.49%) Agile Software Development
2 66 (50.38%) Linux
3 65 (49.62%) Python
4 56 (42.75%) Ruby
5 51 (38.93%) DevOps
6 44 (33.59%) Java
6 44 (33.59%) Puppet
7 43 (32.82%) Software Engineering
8 41 (31.30%) MongoDB
9 39 (29.77%) Opscode Chef
10 37 (28.24%) MySQL
11 36 (27.48%) Apache
12 33 (25.19%) JavaScript
13 32 (24.43%) TDD
14 31 (23.66%) SQL
15 29 (22.14%) MVC
16 28 (21.37%) Oracle
17 26 (19.85%) C
17 26 (19.85%) HTML
17 26 (19.85%) CSS
18 25 (19.08%) Splunk
19 23 (17.56%) Riak
20 22 (16.79%) Node.js
20 22 (16.79%) Bash Shell
20 22 (16.79%) Git (software)
20 22 (16.79%) LAMP
20 22 (16.79%) Graphite
21 21 (16.03%) Analytical Skills
22 19 (14.50%) Zend
22 19 (14.50%) NoSQL

PHP
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 27 February 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 36 (27.48%) Apache
2 22 (16.79%) Node.js
3 6 (4.58%) Tomcat
3 6 (4.58%) Apache ServiceMix
4 5 (3.82%) OpenStack
5 4 (3.05%) nginx
5 4 (3.05%) CMS
6 3 (2.29%) Drupal
7 2 (1.53%) JBoss
8 1 (0.76%) Umbraco
8 1 (0.76%) WordPress
8 1 (0.76%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 1 (0.76%) MS Project
1 1 (0.76%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 4 (3.05%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 11 (8.40%) Amazon AWS
2 6 (4.58%) Amazon EC2
3 5 (3.82%) Amazon S3
3 5 (3.82%) Route 53
4 1 (0.76%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 13 (9.92%) TCP/IP
2 12 (9.16%) SSL
3 10 (7.63%) Internet
4 9 (6.87%) DNS
5 8 (6.11%) HTTP
6 7 (5.34%) Firewall
7 4 (3.05%) DHCP
8 3 (2.29%) Intrusion Detection
9 1 (0.76%) Cisco ASA
9 1 (0.76%) FWSM
9 1 (0.76%) Wi-Fi
9 1 (0.76%) SSH
9 1 (0.76%) SAN
9 1 (0.76%) OSPF
9 1 (0.76%) BGP
9 1 (0.76%) EIGRP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 41 (31.30%) MongoDB
2 37 (28.24%) MySQL
3 23 (17.56%) Riak
4 19 (14.50%) NoSQL
5 18 (13.74%) CouchDB
5 18 (13.74%) Hypertable
6 16 (12.21%) Redis
7 11 (8.40%) PostgreSQL
8 8 (6.11%) SimpleDB
8 8 (6.11%) Couchbase
9 7 (5.34%) Pentaho
10 5 (3.82%) Amazon RDS
11 3 (2.29%) Relational Database
12 2 (1.53%) RDBMS
13 1 (0.76%) Hadoop
13 1 (0.76%) Informix
Development Applications
1 22 (16.79%) Git (software)
2 18 (13.74%) Fiddler
3 12 (9.16%) Jenkins
4 11 (8.40%) Subversion
5 8 (6.11%) PHPUnit
6 7 (5.34%) JUnit
7 6 (4.58%) JMeter
7 6 (4.58%) QUnit
8 3 (2.29%) Selenium
9 1 (0.76%) Grunt
9 1 (0.76%) Bower
General
1 5 (3.82%) Telecoms
2 3 (2.29%) Retail
2 3 (2.29%) Marketing
3 2 (1.53%) Games
Job Titles
1 60 (45.80%) Developer
2 35 (26.72%) DevOps Engineer
3 31 (23.66%) PHP Developer
4 14 (10.69%) Senior Developer
5 13 (9.92%) Software Engineer
6 11 (8.40%) Java Developer
7 6 (4.58%) Senior PHP Developer
7 6 (4.58%) Cloud Engineer
8 5 (3.82%) PHP LAMP Developer
8 5 (3.82%) PHP Zend Developer
8 5 (3.82%) Analyst
8 5 (3.82%) Web Developer
9 4 (3.05%) Systems Engineer
9 4 (3.05%) Programmer
9 4 (3.05%) Senior Java Developer
9 4 (3.05%) Cloud Software Engineer
10 3 (2.29%) Web Manager
10 3 (2.29%) JavaScript Developer
10 3 (2.29%) Front-End Developer
10 3 (2.29%) Magento Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 26 (19.85%) HTML
1 26 (19.85%) CSS
2 22 (16.79%) LAMP
3 18 (13.74%) jQuery
4 17 (12.98%) Doctrine
5 15 (11.45%) Web Services
5 15 (11.45%) J2EE
6 13 (9.92%) XML
6 13 (9.92%) Symfony
7 10 (7.63%) CSS3
7 10 (7.63%) Hibernate
8 9 (6.87%) CodeIgniter
8 9 (6.87%) HTML5
9 8 (6.11%) Ajax
10 7 (5.34%) JRules
10 7 (5.34%) JSON
10 7 (5.34%) JPA
10 7 (5.34%) Drools
10 7 (5.34%) Mustache
11 6 (4.58%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 21 (16.03%) Analytical Skills
2 16 (12.21%) Open Source
3 13 (9.92%) Client/Server
4 6 (4.58%) PKI
4 6 (4.58%) Smartcard
5 4 (3.05%) Inversion of Control
6 3 (2.29%) Mobile App
6 3 (2.29%) User Experience
7 2 (1.53%) Clustering
7 2 (1.53%) IBM XIV
7 2 (1.53%) Enterprise Storage
8 1 (0.76%) Enterprise Software
8 1 (0.76%) Management Information System
8 1 (0.76%) CLARiiON
8 1 (0.76%) Symmetrix
8 1 (0.76%) Computer Science
8 1 (0.76%) Wiki
8 1 (0.76%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 66 (50.38%) Linux
2 11 (8.40%) UNIX
3 6 (4.58%) CentOS
3 6 (4.58%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 3 (2.29%) Windows
4 3 (2.29%) Solaris
5 2 (1.53%) Mac OS X
6 1 (0.76%) Android
6 1 (0.76%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 74 (56.49%) Agile Software Development
2 51 (38.93%) DevOps
3 43 (32.82%) Software Engineering
4 32 (24.43%) TDD
5 29 (22.14%) MVC
6 18 (13.74%) Configuration Management
7 17 (12.98%) Continuous Integration
8 15 (11.45%) Scrum
9 11 (8.40%) Unit Testing
10 10 (7.63%) Load Balancing
11 9 (6.87%) Web Development
11 9 (6.87%) OOP
12 8 (6.11%) OO
12 8 (6.11%) E-Commerce
12 8 (6.11%) BDD
13 7 (5.34%) Project Management
13 7 (5.34%) Workflow
13 7 (5.34%) User Acceptance Testing
14 6 (4.58%) Supplier Management
14 6 (4.58%) Web Design
Programming Languages
1 65 (49.62%) Python
2 56 (42.75%) Ruby
3 44 (33.59%) Java
4 33 (25.19%) JavaScript
5 31 (23.66%) SQL
6 26 (19.85%) C
7 22 (16.79%) Bash Shell
8 17 (12.98%) C++
9 13 (9.92%) Perl
10 9 (6.87%) PHP5
11 8 (6.11%) Scala
11 8 (6.11%) VB
12 7 (5.34%) C#
13 4 (3.05%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 8 (6.11%) Security Cleared
2 4 (3.05%) Degree
3 1 (0.76%) VCP4
3 1 (0.76%) CCNP
3 1 (0.76%) CCNA
3 1 (0.76%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (0.76%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.53%) QA
2 1 (0.76%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 3 (2.29%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (0.76%) XenServer
2 1 (0.76%) vSphere
2 1 (0.76%) VMware ESX
2 1 (0.76%) Xen
Systems Management
1 44 (33.59%) Puppet
2 39 (29.77%) Opscode Chef
3 22 (16.79%) Graphite
4 18 (13.74%) Ansible
4 18 (13.74%) Nagios
4 18 (13.74%) CFEngine
5 9 (6.87%) Salt
6 7 (5.34%) OpenIDM
7 4 (3.05%) Cobbler
7 4 (3.05%) Vagrant
7 4 (3.05%) Tivoli
7 4 (3.05%) HAProxy
8 1 (0.76%) Opsview
Vendors
1 28 (21.37%) Oracle
2 25 (19.08%) Splunk
3 19 (14.50%) Zend
4 18 (13.74%) SaltStack
5 11 (8.40%) Red Hat
6 8 (6.11%) Cisco
7 5 (3.82%) VMware
8 2 (1.53%) IBM
8 2 (1.53%) HP
8 2 (1.53%) Percona
9 1 (0.76%) Rackspace
9 1 (0.76%) Sitecore
9 1 (0.76%) Riverbed
9 1 (0.76%) EnterpriseDB
9 1 (0.76%) F5
9 1 (0.76%) Tealeaf
9 1 (0.76%) EMC
9 1 (0.76%) NetSuite
9 1 (0.76%) Sony
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