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 15 September 2014 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
15 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
PHP
Rank 48 19 19
Rank change year-on-year
-29 0
Contract jobs citing PHP 25 88 93
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 2.48% 9.75% 8.29%
As % of the Programming Languages category 7.84% 23.91% 18.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 74 63
Average daily rate
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£325 £313 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.91% +4.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £125 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £485 £440 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £285 £283
% change year-on-year
+14.03% +0.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £27.50 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £28.00 £27.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +20.00%
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
319 368 512
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 31.68% 40.75% 45.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 213 223 313
Average daily rate £320 £325 £313
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.53% +4.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £226 £225 £228
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £425 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 19 2
Average hourly rate £50.00 £38.50 £19.48
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+29.87% +97.63%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £32.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -7.14%

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 15 September 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 15 September 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 89 (54.94%) Agile Software Development
2 52 (32.10%) Zend
2 52 (32.10%) JavaScript
3 50 (30.86%) Java
4 49 (30.25%) HTML
5 47 (29.01%) CSS
5 47 (29.01%) TDD
6 44 (27.16%) MVC
7 38 (23.46%) MySQL
8 34 (20.99%) Linux
9 30 (18.52%) Symfony
9 30 (18.52%) Apache
10 27 (16.67%) Ruby
11 24 (14.81%) Software Engineering
11 24 (14.81%) OOP
11 24 (14.81%) OO
12 22 (13.58%) Web Services
12 22 (13.58%) jQuery
12 22 (13.58%) Open Source
13 21 (12.96%) Redis
14 20 (12.35%) Selenium
14 20 (12.35%) E-Commerce
15 19 (11.73%) C#
16 18 (11.11%) C++
16 18 (11.11%) PostgreSQL
16 18 (11.11%) Amazon AWS
17 17 (10.49%) LAMP
17 17 (10.49%) Python
17 17 (10.49%) Tomcat
18 16 (9.88%) Red Hat

PHP
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 15 September 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 30 (18.52%) Apache
2 17 (10.49%) Tomcat
3 12 (7.41%) Drupal
4 8 (4.94%) Node.js
5 5 (3.09%) SharePoint
6 4 (2.47%) SugarCRM
6 4 (2.47%) Moodle
7 3 (1.85%) CMS
7 3 (1.85%) WordPress
8 2 (1.23%) nginx
9 1 (0.62%) BizTalk Server
9 1 (0.62%) MQSeries
Business Applications
1 10 (6.17%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 18 (11.11%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (0.62%) Route 53
2 1 (0.62%) Amazon EC2
2 1 (0.62%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 16 (9.88%) Internet
2 15 (9.26%) OpenLDAP
3 7 (4.32%) DNS
4 6 (3.70%) TCP/IP
5 5 (3.09%) SSL
6 4 (2.47%) SSH
7 3 (1.85%) HTTP
8 1 (0.62%) DHCP
8 1 (0.62%) Intrusion Detection
Database & Business Intelligence
1 38 (23.46%) MySQL
2 21 (12.96%) Redis
3 18 (11.11%) PostgreSQL
4 6 (3.70%) SQL Server
4 6 (3.70%) Couchbase
4 6 (3.70%) SimpleDB
4 6 (3.70%) MongoDB
4 6 (3.70%) NoSQL
5 5 (3.09%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 2 (1.23%) Relational Database
7 1 (0.62%) QlikView
7 1 (0.62%) RDBMS
7 1 (0.62%) Amazon RDS
Development Applications
1 20 (12.35%) Selenium
2 15 (9.26%) JMeter
3 10 (6.17%) WebDriver
3 10 (6.17%) Jenkins
4 9 (5.56%) Cucumber
5 8 (4.94%) SoapUI
5 8 (4.94%) Git (software)
5 8 (4.94%) JBehave
6 5 (3.09%) Visual Studio
6 5 (3.09%) Behat
7 4 (2.47%) TeamCity
7 4 (2.47%) Hudson
7 4 (2.47%) Subversion
8 2 (1.23%) PHPUnit
9 1 (0.62%) Appcelerator Titanium
9 1 (0.62%) JUnit
9 1 (0.62%) Firebug
General
1 1 (0.62%) Telecoms
1 1 (0.62%) Finance
1 1 (0.62%) Games
1 1 (0.62%) Retail
Job Titles
1 94 (58.02%) Developer
2 75 (46.30%) PHP Developer
3 33 (20.37%) Web Developer
4 25 (15.43%) PHP Web Developer
5 18 (11.11%) Architect
6 17 (10.49%) Software Engineer
7 16 (9.88%) Analyst
8 15 (9.26%) Technical Architect
8 15 (9.26%) PHP Zend Developer
9 13 (8.02%) Cloud Engineer
9 13 (8.02%) Tester
10 12 (7.41%) Test Analyst
10 12 (7.41%) Cloud Software Engineer
11 8 (4.94%) Automation Tester
12 7 (4.32%) Front-End Developer
12 7 (4.32%) DevOps Engineer
13 6 (3.70%) Magento Developer
13 6 (3.70%) Linux DevOps Engineer
14 5 (3.09%) PHP Drupal Developer
14 5 (3.09%) PHP Symfony Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 49 (30.25%) HTML
2 47 (29.01%) CSS
3 30 (18.52%) Symfony
4 22 (13.58%) jQuery
4 22 (13.58%) Web Services
5 17 (10.49%) LAMP
6 15 (9.26%) CodeIgniter
7 13 (8.02%) HTML5
8 10 (6.17%) XML
8 10 (6.17%) .NET
9 7 (4.32%) ASP.NET
10 6 (3.70%) CSS3
10 6 (3.70%) Zend Framework
11 5 (3.09%) AngularJS
11 5 (3.09%) SOAP
12 4 (2.47%) Sass
12 4 (2.47%) RESTful
13 3 (1.85%) LINQ
13 3 (1.85%) LESS
13 3 (1.85%) LINQ to SQL
Miscellaneous
1 22 (13.58%) Open Source
2 9 (5.56%) Reference Data
3 8 (4.94%) Data Integration
4 7 (4.32%) Client/Server
5 4 (2.47%) Computer Science
6 3 (1.85%) User Experience
6 3 (1.85%) Mobile App
7 2 (1.23%) Enterprise Software
7 2 (1.23%) NHS
7 2 (1.23%) iPhone
8 1 (0.62%) Digital Media
Operating Systems
1 34 (20.99%) Linux
2 6 (3.70%) Windows
2 6 (3.70%) Mac OS
3 5 (3.09%) Android
4 4 (2.47%) UNIX
5 2 (1.23%) Apple iOS
6 1 (0.62%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 89 (54.94%) Agile Software Development
2 47 (29.01%) TDD
3 44 (27.16%) MVC
4 24 (14.81%) OOP
4 24 (14.81%) OO
4 24 (14.81%) Software Engineering
5 20 (12.35%) E-Commerce
6 16 (9.88%) BDD
7 15 (9.26%) Performance Testing
8 13 (8.02%) Validation
9 12 (7.41%) Web Development
10 11 (6.79%) Scrum
10 11 (6.79%) DevOps
11 10 (6.17%) Data Architecture
11 10 (6.17%) Test Automation
11 10 (6.17%) Data Modelling
12 8 (4.94%) Configuration Management
12 8 (4.94%) Continuous Integration
12 8 (4.94%) User Stories
13 7 (4.32%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 52 (32.10%) JavaScript
2 50 (30.86%) Java
3 27 (16.67%) Ruby
4 19 (11.73%) C#
5 18 (11.11%) C++
6 17 (10.49%) Python
7 16 (9.88%) PHP5
8 13 (8.02%) SQL
9 9 (5.56%) Bash Shell
10 5 (3.09%) VB.NET
11 1 (0.62%) VB
11 1 (0.62%) Perl
11 1 (0.62%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 8 (4.94%) ISEB
2 2 (1.23%) Degree
3 1 (0.62%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (7.41%) QA
Systems Management
1 9 (5.56%) Puppet
1 9 (5.56%) Opscode Chef
2 8 (4.94%) Salt
3 2 (1.23%) HAProxy
4 1 (0.62%) Cobbler
4 1 (0.62%) Tivoli
4 1 (0.62%) Capistrano
Vendors
1 52 (32.10%) Zend
2 16 (9.88%) Red Hat
3 4 (2.47%) Microsoft
4 2 (1.23%) Oracle
5 1 (0.62%) TIBCO
5 1 (0.62%) Sony
5 1 (0.62%) VMware
5 1 (0.62%) Google
5 1 (0.62%) Appcelerator
5 1 (0.62%) Facebook
5 1 (0.62%) Twitter
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