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 3 July 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
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
PHP
Rank 56 10 17
Rank change year-on-year
-46 +7
Contract jobs citing PHP 49 116 79
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 3.12% 10.35% 9.34%
As % of the Programming Languages category 7.72% 22.57% 21.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 33 95 52
Average daily rate
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£325 £325 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +18.18%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £255 £125
10% offered a daily rate of more than £710 £450 £325
UK excluding London average daily rate £320 £325 £275
% change year-on-year
-1.53% +18.18%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £27.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.00 £33.78 £22.66
% change year-on-year
+15.47% +49.05%
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
635 514 362
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 40.45% 45.85% 42.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 461 367 204
Average daily rate £335 £320 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.68% +16.36%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £250 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £400 £363
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 5 13
Average hourly rate £35.00 £13.00 £31.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+169.23% -58.06%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.00 £12.63 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £16.45 £41.80
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £35.00 £33.50
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +4.47%

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 3 July 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 3 July 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 52 (49.52%) JavaScript
2 45 (42.86%) Agile Software Development
3 43 (40.95%) HTML
4 42 (40.00%) CSS
4 42 (40.00%) Linux
5 36 (34.29%) MySQL
6 28 (26.67%) Python
7 27 (25.71%) LAMP
7 27 (25.71%) MongoDB
8 25 (23.81%) Ruby
9 23 (21.90%) Node.js
9 23 (21.90%) SQL
9 23 (21.90%) DevOps
10 21 (20.00%) Java
10 21 (20.00%) jQuery
11 19 (18.10%) Git (software)
11 19 (18.10%) Puppet
11 19 (18.10%) Opscode Chef
11 19 (18.10%) Apache
11 19 (18.10%) TDD
12 18 (17.14%) Software Engineering
13 17 (16.19%) MVC
14 16 (15.24%) Splunk
14 16 (15.24%) Bash Shell
14 16 (15.24%) HTML5
14 16 (15.24%) Graphite
15 15 (14.29%) AngularJS
15 15 (14.29%) CSS3
15 15 (14.29%) Jenkins
16 14 (13.33%) Tomcat

PHP
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 3 July 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 23 (21.90%) Node.js
2 19 (18.10%) Apache
3 14 (13.33%) Tomcat
4 12 (11.43%) CMS
5 3 (2.86%) Drupal
5 3 (2.86%) OpenEdge
6 2 (1.90%) OpenStack
6 2 (1.90%) JBoss
7 1 (0.95%) Apache ServiceMix
7 1 (0.95%) WordPress
7 1 (0.95%) Jadu
Applications
1 2 (1.90%) MS Project
1 2 (1.90%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 3 (2.86%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 5 (4.76%) Cloud Computing
2 3 (2.86%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (0.95%) GitHub
3 1 (0.95%) Amazon EC2
3 1 (0.95%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 6 (5.71%) Internet
2 4 (3.81%) Unified Communications
3 3 (2.86%) Converged Networks
3 3 (2.86%) Firewall
4 2 (1.90%) DNS
4 2 (1.90%) SAN
5 1 (0.95%) FWSM
5 1 (0.95%) Wi-Fi
5 1 (0.95%) Cisco ASA
5 1 (0.95%) NAS
5 1 (0.95%) OpenVPN
5 1 (0.95%) OSPF
5 1 (0.95%) BGP
5 1 (0.95%) EIGRP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 36 (34.29%) MySQL
2 27 (25.71%) MongoDB
3 12 (11.43%) NoSQL
4 11 (10.48%) Redis
5 10 (9.52%) Hadoop
6 6 (5.71%) CouchDB
7 5 (4.76%) Riak
7 5 (4.76%) Hypertable
8 4 (3.81%) Big Data
8 4 (3.81%) Data Warehouse
9 3 (2.86%) PostgreSQL
9 3 (2.86%) Relational Database
9 3 (2.86%) Informix
10 1 (0.95%) Couchbase
10 1 (0.95%) Pentaho
10 1 (0.95%) SimpleDB
10 1 (0.95%) RDBMS
10 1 (0.95%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 19 (18.10%) Git (software)
2 15 (14.29%) Jenkins
3 6 (5.71%) PHPUnit
4 5 (4.76%) Fiddler
5 3 (2.86%) WebSpeed
6 2 (1.90%) Subversion
6 2 (1.90%) JUnit
6 2 (1.90%) Selenium
6 2 (1.90%) Grunt
6 2 (1.90%) Bower
7 1 (0.95%) QUnit
7 1 (0.95%) JIRA
7 1 (0.95%) JMeter
General
1 4 (3.81%) Finance
1 4 (3.81%) Games
2 1 (0.95%) Retail
Job Titles
1 66 (62.86%) Developer
2 39 (37.14%) PHP Developer
3 19 (18.10%) DevOps Engineer
4 12 (11.43%) JavaScript Developer
5 9 (8.57%) Web Developer
6 8 (7.62%) Senior Developer
7 7 (6.67%) Java Developer
8 6 (5.71%) Architect
8 6 (5.71%) Project Manager
9 5 (4.76%) Senior PHP Developer
9 5 (4.76%) Front-End Developer
9 5 (4.76%) Front-End Web Developer
10 4 (3.81%) CSS Developer
10 4 (3.81%) PHP MySQL Developer
10 4 (3.81%) PHP LAMP Developer
10 4 (3.81%) Technical Project Manager
10 4 (3.81%) Technical Manager
10 4 (3.81%) Chief Architect
11 3 (2.86%) PHP Web Developer
11 3 (2.86%) Lead Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 43 (40.95%) HTML
2 42 (40.00%) CSS
3 27 (25.71%) LAMP
4 21 (20.00%) jQuery
5 16 (15.24%) HTML5
6 15 (14.29%) CSS3
6 15 (14.29%) AngularJS
7 13 (12.38%) XML
8 12 (11.43%) Symfony
9 10 (9.52%) Memcached
9 10 (9.52%) RabbitMQ
9 10 (9.52%) Doctrine
10 9 (8.57%) Backbone.js
11 7 (6.67%) CodeIgniter
12 6 (5.71%) .NET
12 6 (5.71%) RESTful
13 5 (4.76%) Twitter Bootstrap
14 4 (3.81%) Sass
14 4 (3.81%) JSON
15 3 (2.86%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 6 (5.71%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (3.81%) Enterprise Storage
2 4 (3.81%) IBM XIV
2 4 (3.81%) Visualisation
3 3 (2.86%) Inversion of Control
3 3 (2.86%) User Experience
3 3 (2.86%) Data Centre
4 2 (1.90%) Wiki
4 2 (1.90%) Management Information System
5 1 (0.95%) Replication
5 1 (0.95%) CLARiiON
5 1 (0.95%) Symmetrix
5 1 (0.95%) Clustering
5 1 (0.95%) PKI
5 1 (0.95%) Computer Science
5 1 (0.95%) W3C
5 1 (0.95%) Smartcard
5 1 (0.95%) Hybrid Cloud
Operating Systems
1 42 (40.00%) Linux
2 12 (11.43%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 11 (10.48%) CentOS
4 9 (8.57%) UNIX
5 3 (2.86%) Windows
6 1 (0.95%) Solaris
6 1 (0.95%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 45 (42.86%) Agile Software Development
2 23 (21.90%) DevOps
3 19 (18.10%) TDD
4 18 (17.14%) Software Engineering
5 17 (16.19%) MVC
6 12 (11.43%) OO
6 12 (11.43%) Web Development
7 11 (10.48%) Scrum
8 10 (9.52%) Data Management
9 9 (8.57%) OOP
10 8 (7.62%) E-Commerce
10 8 (7.62%) Unit Testing
11 7 (6.67%) Project Management
11 7 (6.67%) Open Source
12 6 (5.71%) OO PHP
12 6 (5.71%) Pair Programming
13 5 (4.76%) Automated Testing
13 5 (4.76%) Continuous Integration
13 5 (4.76%) BDD
14 4 (3.81%) Line Management
Programming Languages
1 52 (49.52%) JavaScript
2 28 (26.67%) Python
3 25 (23.81%) Ruby
4 23 (21.90%) SQL
5 21 (20.00%) Java
6 16 (15.24%) Bash Shell
7 8 (7.62%) PHP5
8 6 (5.71%) C
9 4 (3.81%) C++
9 4 (3.81%) Perl
10 2 (1.90%) Shell Script
11 1 (0.95%) C#
Qualifications
1 2 (1.90%) CCNP
1 2 (1.90%) CCNA
1 2 (1.90%) Cisco Certification
1 2 (1.90%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
1 2 (1.90%) Security Cleared
2 1 (0.95%) Degree
2 1 (0.95%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (0.95%) SLA
1 1 (0.95%) QA
1 1 (0.95%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 3 (2.86%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (1.90%) vSphere
3 1 (0.95%) Varnish
3 1 (0.95%) XenServer
3 1 (0.95%) VMware ESX
3 1 (0.95%) Xen
Systems Management
1 19 (18.10%) Puppet
1 19 (18.10%) Opscode Chef
2 16 (15.24%) Graphite
3 11 (10.48%) Opsview
4 10 (9.52%) Rundeck
5 6 (5.71%) Nagios
6 5 (4.76%) CFEngine
6 5 (4.76%) Ansible
7 2 (1.90%) Salt
7 2 (1.90%) Tivoli
7 2 (1.90%) Cobbler
8 1 (0.95%) Vagrant
8 1 (0.95%) NetBackup
8 1 (0.95%) Cacti
8 1 (0.95%) SolarWinds Orion
8 1 (0.95%) Oracle ZFS
8 1 (0.95%) OpenIDM
Vendors
1 16 (15.24%) Splunk
2 12 (11.43%) Zend
3 10 (9.52%) Riverbed
3 10 (9.52%) Tealeaf
4 9 (8.57%) Oracle
5 5 (4.76%) Cisco
5 5 (4.76%) Red Hat
5 5 (4.76%) VMware
5 5 (4.76%) SaltStack
6 4 (3.81%) IBM
7 3 (2.86%) HP
8 2 (1.90%) Progress
8 2 (1.90%) Veritas
8 2 (1.90%) F5
9 1 (0.95%) NetSuite
9 1 (0.95%) SolarWinds
9 1 (0.95%) EnterpriseDB
9 1 (0.95%) Sun
9 1 (0.95%) Dell
9 1 (0.95%) EMC
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