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 28 January 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
28 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
PHP
Rank 27 15 50
Rank change year-on-year
-12 +35
Contract jobs citing PHP 64 87 24
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 6.01% 9.01% 2.91%
As % of the Programming Languages category 14.71% 21.17% 7.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 47 69 19
Average daily rate
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£375 £300 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+25.00% -20.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £255 £245
10% offered a daily rate of more than £524 £353 £430
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £300 £285
% change year-on-year
+8.33% +5.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.35 £21.00 £31.50
% change year-on-year
+6.42% -33.33%
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
435 411 335
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 40.85% 42.55% 40.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 318 281 192
Average daily rate £355 £300 £306
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+18.33% -1.96%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £388 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 1 13
Average hourly rate £35.00 £22.00 £15.95
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+59.09% +37.93%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.50 £33.25 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+6.76% -5.00%

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 28 January 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 28 January 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 61 (55.96%) Python
2 60 (55.05%) Agile Software Development
3 57 (52.29%) Linux
4 54 (49.54%) Ruby
5 49 (44.95%) DevOps
6 42 (38.53%) Puppet
7 37 (33.94%) Opscode Chef
8 35 (32.11%) Java
8 35 (32.11%) Software Engineering
9 34 (31.19%) MongoDB
10 31 (28.44%) MySQL
11 29 (26.61%) JavaScript
11 29 (26.61%) SQL
11 29 (26.61%) Apache
12 28 (25.69%) TDD
13 25 (22.94%) Oracle
14 23 (21.10%) MVC
14 23 (21.10%) C
14 23 (21.10%) Bash Shell
15 22 (20.18%) Node.js
16 21 (19.27%) Splunk
16 21 (19.27%) HTML
17 20 (18.35%) CSS
17 20 (18.35%) Riak
18 19 (17.43%) NoSQL
18 19 (17.43%) Git (software)
18 19 (17.43%) Graphite
18 19 (17.43%) Configuration Management
19 18 (16.51%) C++
19 18 (16.51%) Analytical Skills

PHP
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 28 January 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 29 (26.61%) Apache
2 22 (20.18%) Node.js
3 5 (4.59%) OpenStack
3 5 (4.59%) nginx
3 5 (4.59%) Apache ServiceMix
4 4 (3.67%) Tomcat
5 2 (1.83%) Drupal
5 2 (1.83%) CMS
6 1 (0.92%) WordPress
6 1 (0.92%) Umbraco
6 1 (0.92%) Sitecore CMS
Business Applications
1 5 (4.59%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 12 (11.01%) Amazon AWS
2 7 (6.42%) Amazon EC2
3 6 (5.50%) Amazon S3
3 6 (5.50%) Route 53
4 1 (0.92%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 14 (12.84%) TCP/IP
2 13 (11.93%) SSL
3 9 (8.26%) DNS
4 8 (7.34%) HTTP
4 8 (7.34%) Internet
5 5 (4.59%) Firewall
5 5 (4.59%) DHCP
6 4 (3.67%) Intrusion Detection
7 1 (0.92%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 34 (31.19%) MongoDB
2 31 (28.44%) MySQL
3 20 (18.35%) Riak
4 19 (17.43%) NoSQL
5 17 (15.60%) Redis
6 15 (13.76%) CouchDB
6 15 (13.76%) Hypertable
7 10 (9.17%) PostgreSQL
8 9 (8.26%) Couchbase
8 9 (8.26%) SimpleDB
9 6 (5.50%) Amazon RDS
9 6 (5.50%) Pentaho
10 4 (3.67%) Relational Database
11 3 (2.75%) RDBMS
12 1 (0.92%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 19 (17.43%) Git (software)
2 15 (13.76%) Fiddler
3 10 (9.17%) Subversion
4 9 (8.26%) Jenkins
5 6 (5.50%) PHPUnit
6 5 (4.59%) JUnit
6 5 (4.59%) JMeter
6 5 (4.59%) QUnit
7 1 (0.92%) Selenium
General
1 6 (5.50%) Telecoms
2 3 (2.75%) Retail
2 3 (2.75%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 45 (41.28%) Developer
2 32 (29.36%) DevOps Engineer
3 24 (22.02%) PHP Developer
4 14 (12.84%) Software Engineer
5 9 (8.26%) Senior Developer
6 7 (6.42%) Cloud Engineer
7 5 (4.59%) Java Developer
7 5 (4.59%) Cloud Software Engineer
8 4 (3.67%) Magento Developer
8 4 (3.67%) Senior PHP Developer
8 4 (3.67%) Programmer
8 4 (3.67%) Systems Engineer
9 3 (2.75%) Analyst
9 3 (2.75%) Web Developer
9 3 (2.75%) Analyst Programmer
9 3 (2.75%) Web Manager
9 3 (2.75%) JavaScript Developer
9 3 (2.75%) PHP Zend Developer
10 2 (1.83%) PHP LAMP Developer
10 2 (1.83%) Development Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (19.27%) HTML
2 20 (18.35%) CSS
3 16 (14.68%) Web Services
3 16 (14.68%) LAMP
3 16 (14.68%) jQuery
4 13 (11.93%) J2EE
5 11 (10.09%) Doctrine
6 9 (8.26%) Hibernate
6 9 (8.26%) XML
7 8 (7.34%) Symfony
7 8 (7.34%) HTML5
8 7 (6.42%) Ajax
9 6 (5.50%) Mustache
9 6 (5.50%) Drools
9 6 (5.50%) JPA
9 6 (5.50%) CSS3
9 6 (5.50%) JSON
9 6 (5.50%) CodeIgniter
9 6 (5.50%) JRules
10 5 (4.59%) ActiveMQ
Miscellaneous
1 18 (16.51%) Analytical Skills
2 15 (13.76%) Open Source
3 14 (12.84%) Client/Server
4 5 (4.59%) Smartcard
4 5 (4.59%) PKI
5 4 (3.67%) User Experience
6 3 (2.75%) Mobile App
7 2 (1.83%) Enterprise Software
7 2 (1.83%) Inversion of Control
7 2 (1.83%) Clustering
8 1 (0.92%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 57 (52.29%) Linux
2 12 (11.01%) UNIX
3 5 (4.59%) CentOS
3 5 (4.59%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 3 (2.75%) Windows
4 3 (2.75%) Solaris
4 3 (2.75%) Android
5 2 (1.83%) Apple iOS
5 2 (1.83%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 60 (55.05%) Agile Software Development
2 49 (44.95%) DevOps
3 35 (32.11%) Software Engineering
4 28 (25.69%) TDD
5 23 (21.10%) MVC
6 19 (17.43%) Configuration Management
7 17 (15.60%) Continuous Integration
8 10 (9.17%) Load Balancing
8 10 (9.17%) Scrum
9 8 (7.34%) OO
9 8 (7.34%) Web Development
10 7 (6.42%) Unit Testing
11 6 (5.50%) BDD
11 6 (5.50%) Supplier Management
11 6 (5.50%) Risk Management
11 6 (5.50%) Workflow
11 6 (5.50%) Web Design
11 6 (5.50%) E-Commerce
11 6 (5.50%) OOP
11 6 (5.50%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 61 (55.96%) Python
2 54 (49.54%) Ruby
3 35 (32.11%) Java
4 29 (26.61%) JavaScript
4 29 (26.61%) SQL
5 23 (21.10%) C
5 23 (21.10%) Bash Shell
6 18 (16.51%) C++
7 12 (11.01%) Perl
8 8 (7.34%) Scala
8 8 (7.34%) VB
9 6 (5.50%) PHP5
9 6 (5.50%) C#
10 4 (3.67%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 7 (6.42%) Security Cleared
2 4 (3.67%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (2.75%) QA
2 1 (0.92%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 1 (0.92%) Xen
1 1 (0.92%) vSphere
1 1 (0.92%) XenServer
1 1 (0.92%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 42 (38.53%) Puppet
2 37 (33.94%) Opscode Chef
3 19 (17.43%) Graphite
4 15 (13.76%) Nagios
4 15 (13.76%) CFEngine
4 15 (13.76%) Ansible
5 10 (9.17%) Salt
6 6 (5.50%) OpenIDM
7 5 (4.59%) HAProxy
8 4 (3.67%) Cobbler
8 4 (3.67%) Tivoli
9 3 (2.75%) Vagrant
10 1 (0.92%) Opsview
Vendors
1 25 (22.94%) Oracle
2 21 (19.27%) Splunk
3 15 (13.76%) SaltStack
4 14 (12.84%) Zend
5 8 (7.34%) Red Hat
6 5 (4.59%) Cisco
7 3 (2.75%) VMware
8 2 (1.83%) Percona
9 1 (0.92%) Sony
9 1 (0.92%) NetSuite
9 1 (0.92%) Tealeaf
9 1 (0.92%) EnterpriseDB
9 1 (0.92%) Riverbed
9 1 (0.92%) Sitecore
9 1 (0.92%) Rackspace
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