The table below looks at the statistics 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 24 October 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
24 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
PHP 5
Rank 78 74 79
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +5
Contract jobs citing PHP5 2 1 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 0.18% 0.11% 0.37%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.48% 0.26% 0.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 3
Average daily rate
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£313 £375 £315
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-16.66% +19.04%
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £278 £300
% change year-on-year
+17.01% -7.41%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £32.50 £31.50
% change year-on-year
- +3.17%
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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
413 385 432
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 37.34% 42.03% 40.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 271 250 233
Average daily rate £340 £315 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.93% -3.07%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £274 £250 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £425 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 9 3
Average hourly rate £32.50 £35.00 £17.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.14% +105.88%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £33.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+4.47% -4.28%

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 24 October 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 8 (100.00%) PHP
2 6 (75.00%) MySQL
3 5 (62.50%) CSS
3 5 (62.50%) HTML
3 5 (62.50%) JavaScript
3 5 (62.50%) OOP
3 5 (62.50%) OO
3 5 (62.50%) E-Commerce
3 5 (62.50%) TDD
3 5 (62.50%) Zend
3 5 (62.50%) jQuery
4 4 (50.00%) Web Development
4 4 (50.00%) LAMP
4 4 (50.00%) MVC
4 4 (50.00%) Magento
5 3 (37.50%) Apache
6 2 (25.00%) Symfony
6 2 (25.00%) Zend Framework
6 2 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
6 2 (25.00%) Software Engineering
6 2 (25.00%) Internet
6 2 (25.00%) SOAP
6 2 (25.00%) Web Services
6 2 (25.00%) SugarCRM
6 2 (25.00%) HTML5
6 2 (25.00%) Moodle
6 2 (25.00%) CSS3
7 1 (12.50%) Laravel
7 1 (12.50%) Digital Media
7 1 (12.50%) Sass

PHP5
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 24 October 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 3 (37.50%) Apache
2 2 (25.00%) SugarCRM
2 2 (25.00%) Moodle
3 1 (12.50%) CMS
Business Applications
1 4 (50.00%) Magento
Communications & Networking
1 2 (25.00%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (75.00%) MySQL
2 1 (12.50%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 1 (12.50%) Subversion
1 1 (12.50%) PHPUnit
Job Titles
1 7 (87.50%) Developer
2 6 (75.00%) Web Developer
3 4 (50.00%) PHP Developer
4 3 (37.50%) PHP Web Developer
4 3 (37.50%) Magento Developer
5 1 (12.50%) Software Engineer
5 1 (12.50%) PHP Magento Developer
5 1 (12.50%) Web Applications Developer
5 1 (12.50%) Applications Developer
5 1 (12.50%) Senior Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (62.50%) HTML
1 5 (62.50%) CSS
1 5 (62.50%) jQuery
2 4 (50.00%) LAMP
3 2 (25.00%) Symfony
3 2 (25.00%) Zend Framework
3 2 (25.00%) HTML5
3 2 (25.00%) CSS3
3 2 (25.00%) SOAP
3 2 (25.00%) Web Services
4 1 (12.50%) XSLT
4 1 (12.50%) Laravel
4 1 (12.50%) Sass
4 1 (12.50%) AngularJS
Miscellaneous
1 1 (12.50%) Open Source
1 1 (12.50%) Digital Media
Operating Systems
1 1 (12.50%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (62.50%) OOP
1 5 (62.50%) OO
1 5 (62.50%) E-Commerce
1 5 (62.50%) TDD
2 4 (50.00%) MVC
2 4 (50.00%) Web Development
3 2 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (25.00%) Software Engineering
4 1 (12.50%) OWASP
4 1 (12.50%) Information Architecture
4 1 (12.50%) BDD
4 1 (12.50%) OO PHP
Programming Languages
1 8 (100.00%) PHP
2 5 (62.50%) JavaScript
3 1 (12.50%) SQL
3 1 (12.50%) Ruby
Systems Management
1 1 (12.50%) Capistrano
Vendors
1 5 (62.50%) Zend