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 1 May 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
1 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
PHP 5
Rank 94 66 72
Rank change year-on-year
-28 +6
Contract jobs citing PHP5 4 15 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 0.30% 1.30% 0.38%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.62% 2.52% 0.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 12 0
Average daily rate
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£400 £315 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+26.98% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £323 £313 £300
% change year-on-year
+3.20% +4.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
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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
644 596 314
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 48.57% 51.74% 40.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 447 426 190
Average daily rate £350 £320 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.37% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £240 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £400 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £330 £325
% change year-on-year
+6.06% +1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 8 4
Average hourly rate £35.00 £29.00 £13.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+20.68% +123.07%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £36.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
- +2.85%

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 1 May 2015, 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 9 (100.00%) PHP
1 9 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (88.89%) Symfony
3 7 (77.78%) MVC
4 6 (66.67%) TDD
4 6 (66.67%) Zend
4 6 (66.67%) Doctrine
5 5 (55.56%) Unit Testing
6 4 (44.44%) MySQL
6 4 (44.44%) Software Engineering
7 3 (33.33%) MongoDB
7 3 (33.33%) Java
7 3 (33.33%) Linux
7 3 (33.33%) Apache
7 3 (33.33%) Spring
7 3 (33.33%) Scrum
8 2 (22.22%) LAMP
8 2 (22.22%) OOP
8 2 (22.22%) HTML
8 2 (22.22%) J2EE
8 2 (22.22%) CSS
9 1 (11.11%) XML
9 1 (11.11%) JUnit
9 1 (11.11%) OO
9 1 (11.11%) JBoss
9 1 (11.11%) Tomcat
9 1 (11.11%) Project Management
9 1 (11.11%) Web Development
9 1 (11.11%) Degree
9 1 (11.11%) Computer Science

PHP5
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 1 May 2015, 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 (33.33%) Apache
2 1 (11.11%) JBoss
2 1 (11.11%) Tomcat
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (44.44%) MySQL
2 3 (33.33%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 1 (11.11%) JUnit
Job Titles
1 8 (88.89%) Developer
2 5 (55.56%) PHP Developer
2 5 (55.56%) Senior PHP Developer
2 5 (55.56%) Senior Developer
3 3 (33.33%) Lead Java Developer
3 3 (33.33%) Lead Developer
3 3 (33.33%) Java Developer
4 1 (11.11%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (88.89%) Symfony
2 6 (66.67%) Doctrine
3 3 (33.33%) Spring
4 2 (22.22%) LAMP
4 2 (22.22%) HTML
4 2 (22.22%) J2EE
4 2 (22.22%) CSS
5 1 (11.11%) XML
5 1 (11.11%) Zend Framework
5 1 (11.11%) jQuery
5 1 (11.11%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 1 (11.11%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 3 (33.33%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (77.78%) MVC
3 6 (66.67%) TDD
4 5 (55.56%) Unit Testing
5 4 (44.44%) Software Engineering
6 3 (33.33%) Scrum
7 2 (22.22%) OOP
8 1 (11.11%) OO
8 1 (11.11%) Project Management
8 1 (11.11%) Web Development
8 1 (11.11%) Agile Project Management
8 1 (11.11%) Mentoring
8 1 (11.11%) Coaching
8 1 (11.11%) Software Architecture
8 1 (11.11%) BDD
Programming Languages
1 9 (100.00%) PHP
2 3 (33.33%) Java
Qualifications
1 1 (11.11%) Degree
Vendors
1 6 (66.67%) Zend