The first table below looks at the demand for PHP5 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 PHP5 over the 3 months to 28 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Programming Languages category for the Leeds region.

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 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
PHP 5
Rank 72 77 80
Rank change year-on-year
+5 +3
Contract jobs citing PHP5 3 2 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 0.29% 0.22% 0.45%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.75% 0.54% 0.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 2 3
Average daily rate
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£500 £211 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+136.68% -29.58%
UK excluding London average daily rate £310 £275 £275
% change year-on-year
+12.72% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £32.00
Programming Languages Category
Leeds
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
401 371 522
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 38.15% 41.64% 47.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 280 215 348
Average daily rate £320 £300 £310
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -3.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £229 £212 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £425 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 17 7
Average hourly rate £14.00 £37.50 £17.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-62.66% +120.58%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.88 £27.50 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £45.00 £62.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £35.00
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PHP5
Jobs Demand Trend in Leeds

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing PHP5 across the Leeds region as a proportion of the total demand within the Programming Languages category.

PHP5 Jobs Demand Trend in Leeds

PHP5
Daily Rate Trend in Leeds

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing PHP5 across the Leeds region.

PHP5 Daily Rate Trend in Leeds

PHP5
Hourly Rate Trend in Leeds

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing PHP5 across the Leeds region.

PHP5 Hourly Rate Trend in Leeds

PHP5
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leeds

For the 6 months to 28 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Leeds region citing PHP5 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 PHP5.

1 17 (100.00%) PHP
2 13 (76.47%) MySQL
2 13 (76.47%) OOP
2 13 (76.47%) OO
3 11 (64.71%) CSS
3 11 (64.71%) HTML
3 11 (64.71%) JavaScript
3 11 (64.71%) jQuery
4 10 (58.82%) Zend
5 9 (52.94%) E-Commerce
6 8 (47.06%) Web Services
6 8 (47.06%) TDD
6 8 (47.06%) MVC
6 8 (47.06%) Magento
7 7 (41.18%) Web Development
8 6 (35.29%) LAMP
8 6 (35.29%) Apache
9 5 (29.41%) Internet
9 5 (29.41%) SOAP
9 5 (29.41%) SugarCRM
9 5 (29.41%) Moodle
10 4 (23.53%) Zend Framework
10 4 (23.53%) Symfony
10 4 (23.53%) Ruby
10 4 (23.53%) Agile Software Development
11 3 (17.65%) C++
11 3 (17.65%) Google
11 3 (17.65%) Python
11 3 (17.65%) XML
11 3 (17.65%) Facebook

PHP5
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 28 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Leeds region citing PHP5 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 PHP5. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 6 (35.29%) Apache
2 5 (29.41%) SugarCRM
2 5 (29.41%) Moodle
3 1 (5.88%) WordPress
3 1 (5.88%) CMS
Business Applications
1 8 (47.06%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 3 (17.65%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (29.41%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (76.47%) MySQL
2 1 (5.88%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 1 (5.88%) Subversion
1 1 (5.88%) PHPUnit
Job Titles
1 16 (94.12%) Developer
2 12 (70.59%) Web Developer
3 11 (64.71%) PHP Developer
4 7 (41.18%) PHP Web Developer
5 4 (23.53%) Magento Developer
6 3 (17.65%) Web Applications Developer
6 3 (17.65%) Applications Developer
7 2 (11.76%) Architect
8 1 (5.88%) Software Engineer
8 1 (5.88%) Senior Software Engineer
8 1 (5.88%) PHP Magento Developer
8 1 (5.88%) PHP Zend Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (64.71%) HTML
1 11 (64.71%) CSS
1 11 (64.71%) jQuery
2 8 (47.06%) Web Services
3 6 (35.29%) LAMP
4 5 (29.41%) SOAP
5 4 (23.53%) Symfony
5 4 (23.53%) Zend Framework
6 3 (17.65%) AngularJS
6 3 (17.65%) XML
6 3 (17.65%) HTML5
6 3 (17.65%) CSS3
7 1 (5.88%) Sass
7 1 (5.88%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 1 (5.88%) Open Source
1 1 (5.88%) Digital Media
Operating Systems
1 1 (5.88%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (76.47%) OOP
1 13 (76.47%) OO
2 9 (52.94%) E-Commerce
3 8 (47.06%) MVC
3 8 (47.06%) TDD
4 7 (41.18%) Web Development
5 4 (23.53%) Agile Software Development
6 3 (17.65%) BDD
7 2 (11.76%) Software Engineering
8 1 (5.88%) OWASP
8 1 (5.88%) Information Architecture
Programming Languages
1 17 (100.00%) PHP
2 11 (64.71%) JavaScript
3 4 (23.53%) Ruby
4 3 (17.65%) Python
4 3 (17.65%) C++
5 1 (5.88%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (17.65%) Degree
Systems Management
1 1 (5.88%) Capistrano
Vendors
1 10 (58.82%) Zend
2 3 (17.65%) Facebook
2 3 (17.65%) Twitter
2 3 (17.65%) Google