The first table below looks at the demand for PHPUnit skills in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited PHPUnit over the 3 months to 30 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 Development Applications category.

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
30 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
PHPUnit
Rank 519 527 480
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -47
Contract jobs citing PHPUnit 69 36 109
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.13% 0.070% 0.19%
As % of the Development Applications category 0.98% 0.61% 1.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 57 22 93
Average daily rate
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£375 £308 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+21.95% -12.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £238 £263 £271
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £400 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £300 £350
% change year-on-year
+25.00% -14.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £190.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £190.00
Development Applications Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
7039 5902 6101
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 12.88% 11.54% 10.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 4526 3695 3573
Average daily rate £388 £388 £370
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +4.72%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £547 £540
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £343 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.18% +5.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 149 143 219
Average hourly rate £37.80 £37.50 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+0.80% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.00 £25.00 £25.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £71.00 £47.50 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.80 £37.50 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+0.80% -

PHPUnit
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing PHPUnit within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within the Development Applications category.

PHPUnit Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

PHPUnit
Daily Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing PHPUnit within the UK.

PHPUnit Daily Rate Trend in the UK

PHPUnit
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing PHPUnit within the UK over the 3 months to 30 July 2014.

PHPUnit Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

PHPUnit
Hourly Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing PHPUnit within the UK.

PHPUnit Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

PHPUnit
Top 30 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing PHPUnit within the UK over the 3 months to 30 July 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England +3 69 £375 +21.95% 35
London +35 36 £375 - 24
Bristol - 21 £375 - 2
South West - 21 £375 - 4
South East -11 9 £238 -17.39% 3
Hampshire -9 5 £238 -17.39%
City of London +15 4 £375 -6.25% 3
Surrey - 3 £425 -
Buckinghamshire - 1 £300 -
Cambridgeshire - - - -
Cheshire - - - -
Gloucestershire - - - -
Lincolnshire - - - - 1
Middlesex - - - -
Oxfordshire - - - - 2
Somerset - - - -
South Yorkshire - - - -
Warwickshire - - - -
West Yorkshire - - - -
Yorkshire - - - -
East Midlands - - - - 1
North West - - - - 2
Barton-upon-Humber - - - -
Bath - - - -
Bracknell - - - -
Cambridge - - - -
Cardiff - - - -
Faringdon - - - -
Glasgow - - - -
Gloucester - - - -

PHPUnit
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 30 July 2014, IT contractor jobs within the UK citing PHPUnit 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 PHPUnit.

1 133 (97.79%) PHP
2 106 (77.94%) MySQL
3 84 (61.76%) JavaScript
4 83 (61.03%) HTML
5 77 (56.62%) Agile Software Development
6 65 (47.79%) CSS
6 65 (47.79%) Git (software)
7 64 (47.06%) OO
8 63 (46.32%) Zend
9 56 (41.18%) TDD
10 53 (38.97%) jQuery
11 46 (33.82%) PHP5
12 41 (30.15%) Continuous Integration
13 40 (29.41%) Zend Framework
13 40 (29.41%) Subversion
14 39 (28.68%) HTML5
15 37 (27.21%) MVC
16 36 (26.47%) Linux
16 36 (26.47%) Symfony
17 34 (25.00%) OOP
18 33 (24.26%) Unit Testing
19 32 (23.53%) OO PHP
20 31 (22.79%) BDD
20 31 (22.79%) Apache
21 28 (20.59%) AngularJS
22 25 (18.38%) XML
22 25 (18.38%) Ajax
22 25 (18.38%) Automated Testing
23 23 (16.91%) Software Engineering
23 23 (16.91%) LAMP

PHPUnit
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 30 July 2014, IT contractor jobs within the UK citing PHPUnit 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 PHPUnit. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 31 (22.79%) Apache
2 23 (16.91%) Drupal
3 16 (11.76%) CMS
4 11 (8.09%) Apache Solr
5 6 (4.41%) Node.js
6 4 (2.94%) nginx
6 4 (2.94%) Tomcat
7 3 (2.21%) Elasticsearch
7 3 (2.21%) Alfresco
7 3 (2.21%) Mule
7 3 (2.21%) WordPress
8 2 (1.47%) ExpressionEngine
9 1 (0.74%) IIS
Business Applications
1 2 (1.47%) SAP Oil and Gas
1 2 (1.47%) Summit
2 1 (0.74%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 6 (4.41%) Amazon EC2
2 5 (3.68%) Joyent
2 5 (3.68%) Amazon AWS
3 3 (2.21%) Heroku
3 3 (2.21%) Amazon S3
4 1 (0.74%) GitHub
4 1 (0.74%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 6 (4.41%) Internet
1 6 (4.41%) HTTP
2 3 (2.21%) PBX
2 3 (2.21%) VoIP
2 3 (2.21%) Asterisk PBX
Database & Business Intelligence
1 106 (77.94%) MySQL
2 20 (14.71%) MongoDB
3 12 (8.82%) NoSQL
4 10 (7.35%) Big Data
5 6 (4.41%) Hadoop
5 6 (4.41%) Apache Hive
6 5 (3.68%) Relational Database
7 4 (2.94%) Amazon DynamoDB
7 4 (2.94%) PostgreSQL
8 3 (2.21%) RDBMS
8 3 (2.21%) CouchDB
9 1 (0.74%) SQL Server
9 1 (0.74%) Redis
Development Applications
1 65 (47.79%) Git (software)
2 40 (29.41%) Subversion
3 23 (16.91%) Jenkins
4 22 (16.18%) Selenium
5 21 (15.44%) Behat
6 12 (8.82%) JSUnit
7 7 (5.15%) JIRA
8 5 (3.68%) Cucumber
9 4 (2.94%) Hudson
9 4 (2.94%) Maven
9 4 (2.94%) JUnit
10 3 (2.21%) Grunt
10 3 (2.21%) Bitbucket
10 3 (2.21%) QUnit
10 3 (2.21%) PhantomJS
10 3 (2.21%) Mocha
10 3 (2.21%) WebDriver
10 3 (2.21%) Mercurial
11 2 (1.47%) Jasmine
11 2 (1.47%) Firebug
General
1 8 (5.88%) Games
1 8 (5.88%) Advertising
2 5 (3.68%) Telecoms
3 4 (2.94%) Marketing
4 3 (2.21%) Finance
5 2 (1.47%) Publishing
5 2 (1.47%) Manufacturing
5 2 (1.47%) Electronics
6 1 (0.74%) Back Office
6 1 (0.74%) Retail
6 1 (0.74%) Mandarin Language
6 1 (0.74%) Music Industry
Job Titles
1 133 (97.79%) Developer
2 92 (67.65%) PHP Developer
3 33 (24.26%) Web Developer
4 18 (13.24%) Drupal Developer
5 14 (10.29%) PHP Web Developer
6 13 (9.56%) Designer
7 9 (6.62%) Software Engineer
7 9 (6.62%) PHP LAMP Developer
7 9 (6.62%) PHP Zend Developer
8 7 (5.15%) PHP Drupal Developer
9 6 (4.41%) LAMP Developer
9 6 (4.41%) Senior Developer
10 5 (3.68%) Lead Developer
10 5 (3.68%) Senior PHP Developer
10 5 (3.68%) PHP Symfony Developer
11 4 (2.94%) Lead PHP Developer
11 4 (2.94%) Java Developer
11 4 (2.94%) Web Applications Developer
11 4 (2.94%) Applications Developer
11 4 (2.94%) Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 83 (61.03%) HTML
2 65 (47.79%) CSS
3 53 (38.97%) jQuery
4 40 (29.41%) Zend Framework
5 39 (28.68%) HTML5
6 36 (26.47%) Symfony
7 28 (20.59%) AngularJS
8 25 (18.38%) XML
8 25 (18.38%) Ajax
9 23 (16.91%) LAMP
10 18 (13.24%) CSS3
11 17 (12.50%) Twitter Bootstrap
12 16 (11.76%) Backbone.js
12 16 (11.76%) RESTful
13 13 (9.56%) REST
14 12 (8.82%) CodeIgniter
14 12 (8.82%) Web Services
15 10 (7.35%) Ember.js
15 10 (7.35%) JSON
15 10 (7.35%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 12 (8.82%) Open Source
2 5 (3.68%) Management Information System
2 5 (3.68%) Taxonomies
3 3 (2.21%) Enterprise Software
4 2 (1.47%) Digital Media
4 2 (1.47%) Social Network
4 2 (1.47%) DTV
5 1 (0.74%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 1 (0.74%) BBC
5 1 (0.74%) Replication
5 1 (0.74%) New Media
5 1 (0.74%) Social Media
5 1 (0.74%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 36 (26.47%) Linux
2 18 (13.24%) CentOS
3 15 (11.03%) UNIX
4 9 (6.62%) Android
4 9 (6.62%) Apple iOS
5 2 (1.47%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (0.74%) Windows
6 1 (0.74%) Debian
6 1 (0.74%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 77 (56.62%) Agile Software Development
2 64 (47.06%) OO
3 56 (41.18%) TDD
4 41 (30.15%) Continuous Integration
5 37 (27.21%) MVC
6 34 (25.00%) OOP
7 33 (24.26%) Unit Testing
8 32 (23.53%) OO PHP
9 31 (22.79%) BDD
10 25 (18.38%) Automated Testing
11 23 (16.91%) Software Engineering
12 21 (15.44%) Scrum
13 18 (13.24%) Web Development
14 12 (8.82%) SEO
14 12 (8.82%) Benchmarking
15 8 (5.88%) Kanban
15 8 (5.88%) Analytics
16 7 (5.15%) DevOps
17 6 (4.41%) Performance Testing
17 6 (4.41%) Responsive Web Design
Programming Languages
1 133 (97.79%) PHP
2 84 (61.76%) JavaScript
3 46 (33.82%) PHP5
4 21 (15.44%) Java
5 20 (14.71%) SQL
6 10 (7.35%) Python
7 9 (6.62%) Ruby
7 9 (6.62%) C++
8 5 (3.68%) C
8 5 (3.68%) C#
9 1 (0.74%) VBScript
9 1 (0.74%) FoxPro (VFP)
9 1 (0.74%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 5 (3.68%) Security Cleared
2 3 (2.21%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.47%) QA
1 2 (1.47%) ISO 14001
1 2 (1.47%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 5 (3.68%) Varnish
Systems Management
1 13 (9.56%) Opscode Chef
2 8 (5.88%) Puppet
2 8 (5.88%) Vagrant
3 3 (2.21%) Ansible
4 2 (1.47%) Capistrano
4 2 (1.47%) OpenIDM
4 2 (1.47%) OpenAM
5 1 (0.74%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 63 (46.32%) Zend
2 5 (3.68%) Rackspace
3 3 (2.21%) Salesforce.com
4 2 (1.47%) ForgeRock
4 2 (1.47%) Google
4 2 (1.47%) SAP
5 1 (0.74%) Microsoft
5 1 (0.74%) Red Hat
5 1 (0.74%) Facebook
5 1 (0.74%) Akamai
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