The table below looks at the statistics 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 9 February 2016 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
9 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
PHPUnit
Rank 566 537 543
Rank change year-on-year
-29 +6
Contract jobs citing PHPUnit 58 79 43
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.11% 0.15% 0.087%
As % of the Development Applications category 0.76% 1.13% 0.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 41 56 38
Average daily rate £375 £360 £344
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.16% +4.72%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £225 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £438 £389
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £400 £300
% change year-on-year
-12.50% +33.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Average hourly rate £35.50 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.50 - -

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Development Applications category in contract jobs advertised across the UK.

Development Applications Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
7651 7001 5948
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 14.86% 13.55% 12.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 5107 4702 3757
Average daily rate £425 £400 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £530 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £338
% change year-on-year
- +11.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 220 127 129
Average hourly rate £42.00 £36.40 £37.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+15.38% -1.62%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.00 £24.70 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.47 £47.50 £52.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £41.80 £37.00 £37.00
% change year-on-year
+12.97% -

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 9 February 2016.

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 27 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 9 February 2016. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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 -53 54 £388 +7.63% 52
London -9 20 £425 +36.00% 19
Yorkshire -6 11 £276 -41.84% 9
South East -3 9 £350 -8.19% 14
Sheffield - 9 £265 - 2
South Yorkshire - 9 £265 - 2
East of England 0 7 £450 +130.76% 1
Hertfordshire - 7 £450 -
Watford - 7 £450 -
Oxfordshire +10 5 £350 - 4
City of London +35 3 £400 +18.51% 2
Bristol -14 3 £500 +15.94%
South West -16 3 £500 +15.94%
Oxford - 3 £350 - 2
Berkshire +7 2 £350 -9.67% 1
Hampshire +3 2 £275 -33.33% 8
Leeds -8 2 £288 -39.47% 3
West Yorkshire -11 2 £288 -39.47% 6
Leicestershire - 2 £338 -
Portsmouth - 2 £275 - 3
Loughborough - 2 £338 -
Faringdon - 2 £350 -
East Midlands - 2 £338 - 1
North West -10 1 - - 6
Lancashire - 1 - - 1
Reading - 1 £350 - 1
Blackpool - 1 - -

PHPUnit
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, 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 98 (98.00%) PHP
2 66 (66.00%) MySQL
3 65 (65.00%) JavaScript
4 57 (57.00%) Agile Software Development
5 54 (54.00%) HTML
6 47 (47.00%) Git (software)
7 42 (42.00%) CSS
8 39 (39.00%) TDD
9 38 (38.00%) jQuery
10 34 (34.00%) Unix
11 31 (31.00%) MongoDB
12 30 (30.00%) Apache
12 30 (30.00%) LAMP
13 29 (29.00%) Subversion
14 28 (28.00%) SQL
15 27 (27.00%) BDD
16 26 (26.00%) Jenkins
16 26 (26.00%) OO PHP
16 26 (26.00%) MVC
16 26 (26.00%) Symfony
17 24 (24.00%) OO
18 23 (23.00%) SOAP
18 23 (23.00%) Laravel
19 22 (22.00%) RESTful
19 22 (22.00%) HTML5
20 21 (21.00%) XML
20 21 (21.00%) QA
21 20 (20.00%) Selenium
21 20 (20.00%) Behat
22 19 (19.00%) Unit Testing

PHPUnit
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, 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 30 (30.00%) Apache
2 8 (8.00%) Node.js
3 7 (7.00%) Elasticsearch
4 6 (6.00%) Drupal
4 6 (6.00%) IIS
4 6 (6.00%) SharePoint
4 6 (6.00%) SharePoint 2010
5 2 (2.00%) Apache Solr
5 2 (2.00%) CMS
6 1 (1.00%) JBoss
6 1 (1.00%) Tomcat
6 1 (1.00%) WordPress
Business Applications
1 13 (13.00%) Magento
2 2 (2.00%) BigMachines
2 2 (2.00%) Eloqua
3 1 (1.00%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 3 (3.00%) SaaS
2 2 (2.00%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (2.00%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (1.00%) Amazon CloudWatch
3 1 (1.00%) Amazon EC2
3 1 (1.00%) Amazon ELB
3 1 (1.00%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 7 (7.00%) HTTP
1 7 (7.00%) SMTP
2 6 (6.00%) Internet
3 1 (1.00%) FTP
3 1 (1.00%) HTTPS
3 1 (1.00%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 66 (66.00%) MySQL
2 31 (31.00%) MongoDB
3 11 (11.00%) NoSQL
4 9 (9.00%) DB2
5 7 (7.00%) PostgreSQL
6 6 (6.00%) SQL Server
6 6 (6.00%) SQL Server 2008
7 5 (5.00%) SQLite
8 3 (3.00%) DbVisualizer
9 1 (1.00%) Amazon RDS
9 1 (1.00%) Redis
Development Applications
1 47 (47.00%) Git (software)
2 29 (29.00%) Subversion
3 26 (26.00%) Jenkins
4 20 (20.00%) Selenium
5 15 (15.00%) WebDriver
6 10 (10.00%) Maven
7 8 (8.00%) Appium
8 7 (7.00%) Eclipse
9 6 (6.00%) Grunt
9 6 (6.00%) JUnit
9 6 (6.00%) NUnit
9 6 (6.00%) Vagrant
9 6 (6.00%) Visual Studio
10 4 (4.00%) Cucumber
10 4 (4.00%) gulp
10 4 (4.00%) Jasmine
11 3 (3.00%) Bower
11 3 (3.00%) Mocha
12 2 (2.00%) Bitbucket
12 2 (2.00%) Oracle APEX
General
1 11 (11.00%) Retail
2 8 (8.00%) Advertising
3 5 (5.00%) Finance
3 5 (5.00%) Marketing
4 4 (4.00%) Telecoms
5 2 (2.00%) Manufacturing
6 1 (1.00%) Banking
6 1 (1.00%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 82 (82.00%) Developer
2 63 (63.00%) PHP Developer
3 10 (10.00%) Automation Tester
3 10 (10.00%) Tester
4 9 (9.00%) PHP Laravel Developer
4 9 (9.00%) Senior Developer
4 9 (9.00%) Senior PHP Developer
5 8 (8.00%) Selenium Tester
5 8 (8.00%) Web Developer
6 7 (7.00%) Web Tester
7 6 (6.00%) Digital Developer
7 6 (6.00%) Drupal Developer
7 6 (6.00%) Full Stack Developer
7 6 (6.00%) JavaScript Developer
7 6 (6.00%) PHP Symfony Developer
7 6 (6.00%) Symfony Developer
8 4 (4.00%) Angular Developer
8 4 (4.00%) MySQL Developer
8 4 (4.00%) PHP MySQL Developer
8 4 (4.00%) QA Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 54 (54.00%) HTML
2 42 (42.00%) CSS
3 38 (38.00%) jQuery
4 30 (30.00%) LAMP
5 26 (26.00%) Symfony
6 23 (23.00%) Laravel
6 23 (23.00%) SOAP
7 22 (22.00%) HTML5
7 22 (22.00%) RESTful
8 21 (21.00%) XML
9 20 (20.00%) Behat
10 17 (17.00%) CSS3
11 15 (15.00%) REST
12 13 (13.00%) Web Services
13 12 (12.00%) JSON
14 10 (10.00%) AngularJS
15 9 (9.00%) Doctrine
16 8 (8.00%) CakePHP
17 7 (7.00%) .NET
17 7 (7.00%) Sass
Miscellaneous
1 16 (16.00%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (6.00%) Computer Science
3 4 (4.00%) User Experience
4 3 (3.00%) Fintech
4 3 (3.00%) Linked Data
4 3 (3.00%) NHS
4 3 (3.00%) W3C
5 1 (1.00%) Mobile App
5 1 (1.00%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 34 (34.00%) Unix
2 17 (17.00%) Linux
3 8 (8.00%) CentOS
3 8 (8.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 6 (6.00%) Mac OS X
4 6 (6.00%) Windows
4 6 (6.00%) Windows Server
5 3 (3.00%) Android
5 3 (3.00%) Apple iOS
6 2 (2.00%) Ubuntu
7 1 (1.00%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 57 (57.00%) Agile Software Development
2 39 (39.00%) TDD
3 27 (27.00%) BDD
4 26 (26.00%) MVC
4 26 (26.00%) OO PHP
5 24 (24.00%) OO
6 19 (19.00%) Automated Testing
6 19 (19.00%) Continuous Integration
6 19 (19.00%) Unit Testing
7 17 (17.00%) Scrum
8 14 (14.00%) Test Automation
9 12 (12.00%) Test Scripting
10 10 (10.00%) OOP
10 10 (10.00%) User Stories
11 9 (9.00%) Coaching
12 8 (8.00%) Document Management
12 8 (8.00%) Front End Development
12 8 (8.00%) SDLC
13 7 (7.00%) E-Commerce
14 6 (6.00%) Re-Platforming
Programming Languages
1 98 (98.00%) PHP
2 65 (65.00%) JavaScript
3 28 (28.00%) SQL
4 17 (17.00%) PHP 5
5 16 (16.00%) Java
6 9 (9.00%) Bash Shell
6 9 (9.00%) Python
7 8 (8.00%) Ruby
8 7 (7.00%) C#
8 7 (7.00%) VB
9 6 (6.00%) C++
9 6 (6.00%) FQL
9 6 (6.00%) PowerShell
9 6 (6.00%) VBA
10 5 (5.00%) C
10 5 (5.00%) VB.NET
10 5 (5.00%) VBScript
11 2 (2.00%) Apex Code
11 2 (2.00%) Shell Script
12 1 (1.00%) Perl
Qualifications
1 8 (8.00%) CCNP
1 8 (8.00%) Cisco Certification
2 6 (6.00%) Degree
3 2 (2.00%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 21 (21.00%) QA
2 2 (2.00%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 6 (6.00%) Active Directory
1 6 (6.00%) BitLocker
2 3 (3.00%) Varnish
Systems Management
1 3 (3.00%) Puppet
2 2 (2.00%) Packer
3 1 (1.00%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 18 (18.00%) Zend
2 3 (3.00%) Oracle
3 2 (2.00%) AppDynamics
3 2 (2.00%) Salesforce.com
3 2 (2.00%) SAP
3 2 (2.00%) Siebel
4 1 (1.00%) Akamai
4 1 (1.00%) Facebook
4 1 (1.00%) Google
4 1 (1.00%) Sitecore
London
Computer People
Rate: Negotiable
Posted: 5 days ago
Central London / West End
Digital Pursuit Ltd
Rate: From £400 to £430 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Understanding Recruitment
Rate: £400 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
East London
Coded People
Rate: £250 - £300 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Stockport
Shortlist Recruitment
Rate: £300 - £350 per day
Posted: 7 days ago
Leeds
Venturi
Rate: £250 - £325 per day
Posted: 10 days ago
Sheffield
Venturi
Rate: £200 - £250 per day
Posted: 19 days ago
Sheffield
Mason Frank International
Posted: 20 days ago
London
Vivid Resourcing
Rate: £45k - 55k per year
Posted: 26 days ago