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 August 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 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
PHP
Rank 45 44 17
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -27
Contract jobs citing PHP 62 34 89
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 3.71% 3.36% 9.60%
As % of the Programming Languages category 8.92% 10.18% 23.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 49 23 76
Average daily rate
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£350 £350 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +16.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £210 £125
10% offered a daily rate of more than £485 £497 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £325 £288
% change year-on-year
-7.69% +13.04%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 1
Average hourly rate £17.50 - £27.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.75 £33.78 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-44.48% +22.81%
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
695 334 379
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 41.57% 33.04% 40.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 502 219 223
Average daily rate £363 £320 £315
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.28% +1.58%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £492 £469 £440
UK excluding London average daily rate £370 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+5.71% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 3 21
Average hourly rate £40.00 £50.00 £41.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-20.00% +21.95%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £38.50 £35.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+10.00% +2.94%

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 August 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 August 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 72 (64.86%) JavaScript
2 67 (60.36%) HTML
3 59 (53.15%) CSS
4 38 (34.23%) MySQL
5 37 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
6 35 (31.53%) Linux
7 31 (27.93%) HTML5
8 28 (25.23%) Node.js
9 27 (24.32%) Git (software)
10 25 (22.52%) SQL
11 24 (21.62%) jQuery
12 21 (18.92%) AngularJS
13 20 (18.02%) DevOps
13 20 (18.02%) Ruby
14 19 (17.12%) Python
14 19 (17.12%) LAMP
15 17 (15.32%) CMS
15 17 (15.32%) OO
15 17 (15.32%) E-Commerce
15 17 (15.32%) CSS3
15 17 (15.32%) MongoDB
16 16 (14.41%) Jenkins
16 16 (14.41%) XML
17 15 (13.51%) Java
17 15 (13.51%) Puppet
17 15 (13.51%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
17 15 (13.51%) Bash Shell
18 14 (12.61%) Magento
18 14 (12.61%) Opscode Chef
19 13 (11.71%) Tomcat

PHP
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 28 (25.23%) Node.js
2 17 (15.32%) CMS
3 13 (11.71%) Tomcat
4 10 (9.01%) WordPress
5 9 (8.11%) Apache
6 6 (5.41%) Drupal
7 3 (2.70%) OpenEdge
8 1 (0.90%) Apache Solr
8 1 (0.90%) Jadu
8 1 (0.90%) Confluence
8 1 (0.90%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 1 (0.90%) MS Project
1 1 (0.90%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 14 (12.61%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 4 (3.60%) Cloud Computing
2 3 (2.70%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (1.80%) GitHub
4 1 (0.90%) PaaS
4 1 (0.90%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 4 (3.60%) Internet
1 4 (3.60%) Unified Communications
2 3 (2.70%) Converged Networks
2 3 (2.70%) DNS
2 3 (2.70%) Firewall
3 2 (1.80%) HTTP
4 1 (0.90%) TCP/IP
4 1 (0.90%) SAN
4 1 (0.90%) SSH
4 1 (0.90%) NAS
4 1 (0.90%) OpenVPN
4 1 (0.90%) LDAP
4 1 (0.90%) Skype
4 1 (0.90%) Telnet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 38 (34.23%) MySQL
2 17 (15.32%) MongoDB
3 12 (10.81%) Redis
4 11 (9.91%) NoSQL
4 11 (9.91%) Hadoop
5 8 (7.21%) PostgreSQL
6 5 (4.50%) Relational Database
6 5 (4.50%) SQL Server
7 4 (3.60%) Data Warehouse
7 4 (3.60%) Big Data
8 2 (1.80%) Informix
9 1 (0.90%) RDBMS
9 1 (0.90%) CouchDB
Development Applications
1 27 (24.32%) Git (software)
2 16 (14.41%) Jenkins
3 9 (8.11%) Subversion
4 3 (2.70%) WebSpeed
5 2 (1.80%) JIRA
6 1 (0.90%) Selenium
6 1 (0.90%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 1 (0.90%) Mercurial
6 1 (0.90%) PHPUnit
6 1 (0.90%) FishEye
6 1 (0.90%) Grunt
General
1 6 (5.41%) Finance
2 2 (1.80%) Games
3 1 (0.90%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 79 (71.17%) Developer
2 44 (39.64%) PHP Developer
3 14 (12.61%) DevOps Engineer
4 12 (10.81%) JavaScript Developer
5 11 (9.91%) Magento Developer
6 7 (6.31%) Front-End Developer
6 7 (6.31%) Web Developer
7 6 (5.41%) PHP Magento Developer
8 5 (4.50%) PHP Symfony Developer
8 5 (4.50%) Drupal Developer
8 5 (4.50%) AWS Developer
8 5 (4.50%) Architect
8 5 (4.50%) Project Manager
9 4 (3.60%) Technical Project Manager
9 4 (3.60%) Technical Manager
9 4 (3.60%) Senior Developer
9 4 (3.60%) Chief Architect
9 4 (3.60%) Senior PHP Developer
9 4 (3.60%) WordPress Developer
9 4 (3.60%) CSS Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 67 (60.36%) HTML
2 59 (53.15%) CSS
3 31 (27.93%) HTML5
4 24 (21.62%) jQuery
5 21 (18.92%) AngularJS
6 19 (17.12%) LAMP
7 17 (15.32%) CSS3
8 16 (14.41%) XML
9 11 (9.91%) Memcached
9 11 (9.91%) RabbitMQ
9 11 (9.91%) Sass
10 10 (9.01%) Symfony
11 9 (8.11%) .NET
12 8 (7.21%) JSON
12 8 (7.21%) RESTful
12 8 (7.21%) Backbone.js
13 6 (5.41%) ASP.NET
14 5 (4.50%) Twitter Bootstrap
14 5 (4.50%) Drush
15 4 (3.60%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 9 (8.11%) Social Media
2 4 (3.60%) User Experience
2 4 (3.60%) Visualisation
3 2 (1.80%) Enterprise Storage
3 2 (1.80%) IBM XIV
3 2 (1.80%) Clustering
4 1 (0.90%) E-Learning
4 1 (0.90%) Wiki
4 1 (0.90%) W3C
4 1 (0.90%) Management Information System
4 1 (0.90%) Replication
4 1 (0.90%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (0.90%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 35 (31.53%) Linux
2 15 (13.51%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 12 (10.81%) CentOS
4 11 (9.91%) UNIX
5 3 (2.70%) Windows
6 2 (1.80%) Mac OS X
7 1 (0.90%) Fedora
7 1 (0.90%) Ubuntu
7 1 (0.90%) Solaris
7 1 (0.90%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 37 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
2 20 (18.02%) DevOps
3 17 (15.32%) OO
3 17 (15.32%) E-Commerce
4 11 (9.91%) OOP
4 11 (9.91%) TDD
4 11 (9.91%) Data Management
4 11 (9.91%) Open Source
5 9 (8.11%) Web Development
6 8 (7.21%) Software Engineering
7 6 (5.41%) Scrum
7 6 (5.41%) Configuration Management
7 6 (5.41%) OO PHP
8 5 (4.50%) Performance Tuning
8 5 (4.50%) API Development
8 5 (4.50%) Project Management
8 5 (4.50%) Workflow
8 5 (4.50%) PRINCE2
8 5 (4.50%) Content Management
9 4 (3.60%) Continuous Integration
Programming Languages
1 72 (64.86%) JavaScript
2 25 (22.52%) SQL
3 20 (18.02%) Ruby
4 19 (17.12%) Python
5 15 (13.51%) Bash Shell
5 15 (13.51%) Java
6 4 (3.60%) ActionScript
6 4 (3.60%) PHP5
7 3 (2.70%) VB
8 2 (1.80%) Perl
8 2 (1.80%) C
8 2 (1.80%) C++
9 1 (0.90%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 3 (2.70%) Security Cleared
2 1 (0.90%) CCNP
2 1 (0.90%) CCNA
2 1 (0.90%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (0.90%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 1 (0.90%) BC Cleared
2 1 (0.90%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (3.60%) QA
2 1 (0.90%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (3.60%) Varnish
2 2 (1.80%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (0.90%) vSphere
3 1 (0.90%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 15 (13.51%) Puppet
2 14 (12.61%) Opscode Chef
3 12 (10.81%) Opsview
3 12 (10.81%) Graphite
4 11 (9.91%) Rundeck
5 3 (2.70%) Salt
6 2 (1.80%) Vagrant
6 2 (1.80%) Ansible
7 1 (0.90%) logstash
7 1 (0.90%) Cobbler
7 1 (0.90%) Tivoli
7 1 (0.90%) Nagios
7 1 (0.90%) NetBackup
7 1 (0.90%) Cacti
7 1 (0.90%) SolarWinds Orion
7 1 (0.90%) yum
7 1 (0.90%) Oracle ZFS
Vendors
1 12 (10.81%) Splunk
2 11 (9.91%) Riverbed
2 11 (9.91%) Tealeaf
3 5 (4.50%) Red Hat
4 4 (3.60%) VMware
4 4 (3.60%) Cisco
5 3 (2.70%) Zend
5 3 (2.70%) F5
6 2 (1.80%) CheckPoint
6 2 (1.80%) IBM
6 2 (1.80%) Oracle
6 2 (1.80%) Progress
6 2 (1.80%) Juniper
6 2 (1.80%) Veritas
7 1 (0.90%) Microsoft
7 1 (0.90%) Sun
7 1 (0.90%) HP
7 1 (0.90%) Dell
7 1 (0.90%) Citrix
7 1 (0.90%) SolarWinds
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