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 23 February 2017 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
23 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
PHP
Rank 22 55 26
Rank change year-on-year
+33 -29
Contract jobs citing PHP 78 41 76
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 7.05% 2.91% 6.56%
As % of the Programming Languages category 13.54% 6.58% 15.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 64 30 53
Median daily rate £400 £338 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+18.51% -10.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £328 £268 £311
10% offered a daily rate of more than £529 £503 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £29.00 £35.50 £21.50
% change year-on-year
-18.30% +65.11%

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
576 623 499
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 52.03% 44.18% 43.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 397 432 352
Median daily rate £400 £425 £355
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.88% +19.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £320 £310 £288
10% offered a daily rate of more than £540 £575 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 0 3
Median hourly rate £13.00 - £35.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.50 £40.00 £35.50
% change year-on-year
+3.75% +12.67%

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 23 February 2017.

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 23 February 2017, 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 70 (59.83%) JavaScript
2 61 (52.14%) Agile Software Development
3 57 (48.72%) Java
4 42 (35.90%) HTML
5 38 (32.48%) Linux
6 37 (31.62%) MySQL
7 36 (30.77%) Apache
7 36 (30.77%) Symfony
8 35 (29.91%) Python
8 35 (29.91%) CSS
9 32 (27.35%) MVC
10 29 (24.79%) AngularJS
11 26 (22.22%) SQL
12 25 (21.37%) MongoDB
12 25 (21.37%) Redis
13 24 (20.51%) LAMP
14 22 (18.80%) Amazon AWS
15 20 (17.09%) HTML5
15 20 (17.09%) TDD
16 19 (16.24%) PostgreSQL
16 19 (16.24%) Git (software)
16 19 (16.24%) jQuery
16 19 (16.24%) Docker
17 18 (15.38%) Splunk
17 18 (15.38%) NoSQL
18 17 (14.53%) Node.js
18 17 (14.53%) CSS3
18 17 (14.53%) LAPP Stack
19 16 (13.68%) Laravel
19 16 (13.68%) Jenkins

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 36 (30.77%) Apache
2 12 (10.26%) Tomcat
3 6 (5.13%) CMS
3 6 (5.13%) OpenStack
4 5 (4.27%) Apache Spark
4 5 (4.27%) WordPress
5 4 (3.42%) SharePoint
6 3 (2.56%) nginx
6 3 (2.56%) Plone
6 3 (2.56%) SilverStripe
7 2 (1.71%) Drupal
7 2 (1.71%) Elasticsearch
8 1 (0.85%) Cloud Foundry
8 1 (0.85%) concrete5
8 1 (0.85%) Confluence
8 1 (0.85%) GlassFish
8 1 (0.85%) Umbraco
Applications
1 3 (2.56%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (2.56%) Magento
2 1 (0.85%) Payment Gateway
Cloud Services
1 22 (18.80%) Amazon AWS
2 10 (8.55%) Google Cloud Platform
2 10 (8.55%) IaaS
3 9 (7.69%) Microsoft Azure
4 8 (6.84%) Loggly
4 8 (6.84%) Sumo Logic
5 2 (1.71%) AWS CloudFormation
5 2 (1.71%) SaaS
6 1 (0.85%) Amazon ELB
6 1 (0.85%) Amazon S3
6 1 (0.85%) Amazon SQS
6 1 (0.85%) AWS Lambda
6 1 (0.85%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 14 (11.97%) HTTP
2 12 (10.26%) Internet
3 11 (9.40%) OpenLDAP
4 6 (5.13%) DNS
4 6 (5.13%) Network Security
5 4 (3.42%) AMQP
6 3 (2.56%) Firewall
6 3 (2.56%) Intranet
7 2 (1.71%) LDAP
8 1 (0.85%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
8 1 (0.85%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
8 1 (0.85%) OpenFlow
8 1 (0.85%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 37 (31.62%) MySQL
2 25 (21.37%) MongoDB
2 25 (21.37%) Redis
3 19 (16.24%) PostgreSQL
4 18 (15.38%) NoSQL
5 11 (9.40%) Relational Database
6 8 (6.84%) Apache Cassandra
7 7 (5.98%) Riak
8 5 (4.27%) Amazon DynamoDB
8 5 (4.27%) Hadoop
8 5 (4.27%) HBase
9 2 (1.71%) Informix
9 2 (1.71%) RDBMS
10 1 (0.85%) GIS
Development Applications
1 19 (16.24%) Git (software)
2 16 (13.68%) Jenkins
3 12 (10.26%) JMeter
4 11 (9.40%) Grunt
5 10 (8.55%) Maven
6 8 (6.84%) PHPUnit
6 8 (6.84%) Vagrant
7 7 (5.98%) Selenium
8 4 (3.42%) Hudson
9 3 (2.56%) Cucumber
9 3 (2.56%) JIRA
9 3 (2.56%) WebDriver
10 2 (1.71%) Mockito
10 2 (1.71%) Subversion
10 2 (1.71%) TestNG
11 1 (0.85%) GitLab
11 1 (0.85%) Gitweb
11 1 (0.85%) TestComplete
11 1 (0.85%) WatiN
11 1 (0.85%) WATIR
General
1 7 (5.98%) Advertising
2 2 (1.71%) Games
2 2 (1.71%) Telecoms
3 1 (0.85%) iGaming
3 1 (0.85%) Marketing
3 1 (0.85%) Online Betting
Job Titles
1 74 (63.25%) Developer
2 51 (43.59%) PHP Developer
3 20 (17.09%) Architect
4 10 (8.55%) Technical Architect
5 8 (6.84%) Java Developer
5 8 (6.84%) JavaScript Developer
6 7 (5.98%) MySQL Developer
6 7 (5.98%) PHP MySQL Developer
6 7 (5.98%) Web Developer
7 6 (5.13%) Solutions Architect
7 6 (5.13%) UI Developer
8 5 (4.27%) AWS DevOps
8 5 (4.27%) Development Engineer
8 5 (4.27%) PHP Symfony Developer
8 5 (4.27%) Software Development Engineer
8 5 (4.27%) Software Engineer
8 5 (4.27%) Symfony Developer
8 5 (4.27%) Tester
9 4 (3.42%) DevOps Engineer
9 4 (3.42%) PHP Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 42 (35.90%) HTML
2 36 (30.77%) Symfony
3 35 (29.91%) CSS
4 29 (24.79%) AngularJS
5 24 (20.51%) LAMP
6 20 (17.09%) HTML5
7 19 (16.24%) jQuery
8 17 (14.53%) CSS3
8 17 (14.53%) LAPP Stack
8 17 (14.53%) Node.js
9 16 (13.68%) Laravel
10 15 (12.82%) RESTful
11 13 (11.11%) Web Services
12 9 (7.69%) Spring
12 9 (7.69%) XML
13 8 (6.84%) Elastic Stack
14 7 (5.98%) Django
14 7 (5.98%) JPA
14 7 (5.98%) React
14 7 (5.98%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 7 (5.98%) NHS
2 5 (4.27%) Replication
3 4 (3.42%) User Experience
4 3 (2.56%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (2.56%) Mobile App
5 2 (1.71%) Clustering
5 2 (1.71%) Digital Media
5 2 (1.71%) N-Tier
5 2 (1.71%) RIA
6 1 (0.85%) Private Cloud
6 1 (0.85%) Reference Data
6 1 (0.85%) VxBlock/Vblock
Operating Systems
1 38 (32.48%) Linux
2 5 (4.27%) CoreOS
2 5 (4.27%) Windows
3 4 (3.42%) Unix
4 3 (2.56%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 2 (1.71%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 61 (52.14%) Agile Software Development
2 32 (27.35%) MVC
3 20 (17.09%) TDD
4 16 (13.68%) Software Engineering
5 15 (12.82%) Web Development
6 14 (11.97%) DevOps
6 14 (11.97%) Open Source
7 11 (9.40%) Performance Testing
8 10 (8.55%) Load Balancing
9 9 (7.69%) BDD
9 9 (7.69%) E-Commerce
9 9 (7.69%) Scrum
10 8 (6.84%) Continuous Integration
10 8 (6.84%) SDLC
10 8 (6.84%) Technical Architecture
10 8 (6.84%) Unit Testing
11 7 (5.98%) Configuration Management
11 7 (5.98%) Continuous Improvement
11 7 (5.98%) Regression Testing
11 7 (5.98%) SOLID
Programming Languages
1 70 (59.83%) JavaScript
2 57 (48.72%) Java
3 35 (29.91%) Python
4 26 (22.22%) SQL
5 10 (8.55%) Bash Shell
5 10 (8.55%) C#
6 6 (5.13%) Ruby
7 5 (4.27%) Scala
8 4 (3.42%) C++
8 4 (3.42%) Go
9 1 (0.85%) Korn
9 1 (0.85%) Perl
9 1 (0.85%) PL/SQL
9 1 (0.85%) PowerShell
9 1 (0.85%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 7 (5.98%) Security Cleared
2 3 (2.56%) BPSS Clearance
3 1 (0.85%) AWS Certification
3 1 (0.85%) ISEB
3 1 (0.85%) ISTQB
3 1 (0.85%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.71%) Disclosure Scotland
1 2 (1.71%) QA
2 1 (0.85%) Data Quality
System Software
1 19 (16.24%) Docker
2 7 (5.98%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (4.27%) HDFS
3 5 (4.27%) VirtualBox
4 1 (0.85%) Active Directory
4 1 (0.85%) NFS
4 1 (0.85%) Squid
4 1 (0.85%) VMware ESX
4 1 (0.85%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 16 (13.68%) Nagios
2 15 (12.82%) Opscode Chef
3 13 (11.11%) Puppet
4 12 (10.26%) Ansible
5 11 (9.40%) Salt
6 8 (6.84%) ZABBIX
7 5 (4.27%) Kubernetes
8 2 (1.71%) Graphite
9 1 (0.85%) Grafana
9 1 (0.85%) Graylog
9 1 (0.85%) HAProxy
9 1 (0.85%) Icinga
9 1 (0.85%) Opsview
9 1 (0.85%) StatsD
9 1 (0.85%) Terraform
9 1 (0.85%) vRealize
Vendors
1 18 (15.38%) Splunk
2 16 (13.68%) Zend
3 12 (10.26%) Google
3 12 (10.26%) Rackspace
4 10 (8.55%) Oracle
4 10 (8.55%) SaltStack
5 9 (7.69%) New Relic
6 7 (5.98%) VMware
7 5 (4.27%) Microsoft
7 5 (4.27%) Red Hat
8 1 (0.85%) F5
8 1 (0.85%) Infoblox
8 1 (0.85%) Palo Alto
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