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 23 January 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
23 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
PHPUnit
Rank 496 518 481
Rank change year-on-year
+22 -37
Contract jobs citing PHPUnit 82 39 54
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.16% 0.080% 0.12%
As % of the Development Applications category 1.20% 0.67% 1.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 64 35 42
Average daily rate
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£375 £300 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+25.00% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £238 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £438 £376 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £300 £288
% change year-on-year
+33.33% +4.34%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -

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
6844 5801 5277
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 13.49% 11.91% 11.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 4631 3690 3277
Average daily rate £400 £388 £380
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.22% +1.97%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £270 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £530 £525 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £345 £338
% change year-on-year
+8.69% +2.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 122 137 204
Average hourly rate £37.25 £35.00 £36.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.42% -2.77%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.50 £15.00 £22.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £50.90 £43.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £35.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -2.77%

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 23 January 2015.

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 23 January 2015. 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 +25 81 £375 +11.11% 41
London +19 34 £300 -20.00% 16
Bristol +19 24 £431 +15.00%
South West +5 24 £431 +15.00% 5
City of London +19 9 £325 - 4
South East -17 8 £381 +5.17% 5
East of England - 8 £195 - 1
Cambridgeshire - 8 £195 - 1
Hampshire - 4 £413 - 1
Cambridge - 4 £175 -
West Midlands - 4 £360 - 3
Warwickshire - 3 £360 -
Southampton - 3 £413 - 1
West Yorkshire +1 2 £475 +46.15% 4
Yorkshire -8 2 £475 +46.15% 7
Leeds -11 2 £475 +46.15% 3
Manchester -5 1 £340 -6.20% 2
North West -6 1 £340 +13.33% 2
West Sussex - 1 - - 1
Gloucestershire - - - - 2
Tewkesbury - - - - 1
Warwick - - - -
Wolverhampton - - - -
Lincolnshire - - - - 2
North Yorkshire - - - - 2
Oxfordshire - - - - 2
Somerset - - - - 3
Suffolk - - - -
Surrey - - - - 1
Sussex - - - -

PHPUnit
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 23 January 2015, 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.

1 215 (96.85%) PHP
2 151 (68.02%) MySQL
3 147 (66.22%) JavaScript
4 145 (65.32%) Agile Software Development
5 131 (59.01%) HTML
6 115 (51.80%) jQuery
7 112 (50.45%) Zend
8 111 (50.00%) Linux
9 108 (48.65%) Git (software)
10 107 (48.20%) Apache
11 105 (47.30%) HTML5
12 98 (44.14%) Continuous Integration
13 82 (36.94%) MVC
14 79 (35.59%) Zend Framework
15 72 (32.43%) Doctrine
16 71 (31.98%) CentOS
17 68 (30.63%) CSS
18 63 (28.38%) TDD
19 59 (26.58%) OO
20 55 (24.77%) Automated Testing
21 52 (23.42%) BDD
22 46 (20.72%) Symfony
22 46 (20.72%) Software Engineering
23 43 (19.37%) LAMP
24 41 (18.47%) Finance
24 41 (18.47%) PHP5
25 40 (18.02%) SQL
26 38 (17.12%) Unit Testing
27 37 (16.67%) Open Source
28 36 (16.22%) Refactoring

PHPUnit
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 23 January 2015, 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
1 107 (48.20%) Apache
2 19 (8.56%) Drupal
3 14 (6.31%) Node.js
4 12 (5.41%) Apache Solr
5 9 (4.05%) nginx
6 6 (2.70%) Tomcat
7 5 (2.25%) WordPress
8 4 (1.80%) SugarCRM
9 2 (0.90%) CMS
9 2 (0.90%) ExpressionEngine
10 1 (0.45%) Liferay
10 1 (0.45%) IIS
Business Applications
1 7 (3.15%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 12 (5.41%) Amazon EC2
2 10 (4.50%) Joyent
3 7 (3.15%) Amazon AWS
4 2 (0.90%) Cloud Computing
5 1 (0.45%) SaaS
5 1 (0.45%) PaaS
5 1 (0.45%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 13 (5.86%) HTTP
2 10 (4.50%) Internet
3 5 (2.25%) PuTTY
3 5 (2.25%) SSH
3 5 (2.25%) SAN
3 5 (2.25%) DNS
3 5 (2.25%) HTTPS
4 4 (1.80%) PBX
4 4 (1.80%) VoIP
4 4 (1.80%) Asterisk PBX
5 2 (0.90%) OpenLDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 151 (68.02%) MySQL
2 31 (13.96%) MongoDB
3 11 (4.95%) Relational Database
4 8 (3.60%) PostgreSQL
5 7 (3.15%) Redis
5 7 (3.15%) NoSQL
6 6 (2.70%) Amazon DynamoDB
7 5 (2.25%) JasperReports
7 5 (2.25%) Ingres
7 5 (2.25%) RDBMS
8 1 (0.45%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 1 (0.45%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 1 (0.45%) MS Access
8 1 (0.45%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 108 (48.65%) Git (software)
2 34 (15.32%) Subversion
3 29 (13.06%) Jenkins
4 25 (11.26%) Selenium
5 18 (8.11%) JIRA
6 11 (4.95%) Behat
7 10 (4.50%) Cucumber
8 6 (2.70%) VSS/SourceSafe
8 6 (2.70%) Grunt
8 6 (2.70%) Yeoman
8 6 (2.70%) Bower
9 5 (2.25%) Mercurial
10 4 (1.80%) JUnit
10 4 (1.80%) NetBeans
10 4 (1.80%) Maven
10 4 (1.80%) Jasmine
10 4 (1.80%) Hudson
11 3 (1.35%) WebDriver
12 2 (0.90%) Eclipse
12 2 (0.90%) Zend Studio
General
1 41 (18.47%) Finance
2 4 (1.80%) Games
3 3 (1.35%) Banking
3 3 (1.35%) Retail
3 3 (1.35%) Publishing
4 2 (0.90%) Marketing
5 1 (0.45%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 185 (83.33%) Developer
2 151 (68.02%) PHP Developer
3 38 (17.12%) PHP Zend Developer
4 21 (9.46%) Senior Developer
5 20 (9.01%) Software Engineer
6 18 (8.11%) Senior PHP Developer
7 14 (6.31%) Drupal Developer
8 13 (5.86%) Web Developer
9 8 (3.60%) Analyst
9 8 (3.60%) Designer
10 7 (3.15%) Applications Developer
10 7 (3.15%) Technical Analyst
10 7 (3.15%) Test Analyst
11 6 (2.70%) Technical Test Analyst
12 5 (2.25%) Test Engineer
13 4 (1.80%) Tester
13 4 (1.80%) Web Applications Developer
13 4 (1.80%) Automation Engineer
13 4 (1.80%) PHP LAMP Developer
14 3 (1.35%) Automation Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 131 (59.01%) HTML
2 115 (51.80%) jQuery
3 105 (47.30%) HTML5
4 79 (35.59%) Zend Framework
5 72 (32.43%) Doctrine
6 68 (30.63%) CSS
7 46 (20.72%) Symfony
8 43 (19.37%) LAMP
9 29 (13.06%) REST
9 29 (13.06%) Laravel
10 28 (12.61%) RESTful
11 27 (12.16%) Web Services
12 24 (10.81%) XML
13 22 (9.91%) CSS3
13 22 (9.91%) AngularJS
14 17 (7.66%) Twitter Bootstrap
15 16 (7.21%) CodeIgniter
16 15 (6.76%) SOAP
17 14 (6.31%) JSON
18 13 (5.86%) Backbone.js
Miscellaneous
1 37 (16.67%) Open Source
2 12 (5.41%) Taxonomies
3 9 (4.05%) Mobile App
4 7 (3.15%) Digital Media
4 7 (3.15%) Clustering
5 6 (2.70%) User Experience
5 6 (2.70%) Analytical Skills
6 5 (2.25%) N-Tier
7 3 (1.35%) Social Network
7 3 (1.35%) Social Media
8 2 (0.90%) Inversion of Control
8 2 (0.90%) Computer Science
8 2 (0.90%) Algorithms
Operating Systems
1 111 (50.00%) Linux
2 71 (31.98%) CentOS
3 28 (12.61%) UNIX
4 12 (5.41%) Ubuntu
5 5 (2.25%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 5 (2.25%) VMS
6 4 (1.80%) Android
7 3 (1.35%) Apple iOS
8 2 (0.90%) Windows
9 1 (0.45%) Windows Phone
9 1 (0.45%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 145 (65.32%) Agile Software Development
2 98 (44.14%) Continuous Integration
3 82 (36.94%) MVC
4 63 (28.38%) TDD
5 59 (26.58%) OO
6 55 (24.77%) Automated Testing
7 52 (23.42%) BDD
8 46 (20.72%) Software Engineering
9 38 (17.12%) Unit Testing
10 36 (16.22%) Refactoring
10 36 (16.22%) OOP
11 34 (15.32%) Mentoring
12 33 (14.86%) Scrum
13 21 (9.46%) E-Commerce
14 19 (8.56%) Configuration Management
15 16 (7.21%) DevOps
16 14 (6.31%) OO PHP
17 13 (5.86%) Kanban
17 13 (5.86%) Web Development
18 11 (4.95%) Responsive Web Design
Programming Languages
1 215 (96.85%) PHP
2 147 (66.22%) JavaScript
3 41 (18.47%) PHP5
4 40 (18.02%) SQL
5 34 (15.32%) Java
6 21 (9.46%) Python
7 17 (7.66%) Perl
8 16 (7.21%) Ruby
9 9 (4.05%) C++
10 7 (3.15%) C#
11 5 (2.25%) Bash Shell
11 5 (2.25%) Korn
12 3 (1.35%) C
13 1 (0.45%) Scala
13 1 (0.45%) Golang
13 1 (0.45%) VB
Qualifications
1 5 (2.25%) SC Cleared
1 5 (2.25%) Security Cleared
2 2 (0.90%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (0.45%) QA
System Software
1 13 (5.86%) Varnish
2 5 (2.25%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (2.25%) Veritas Cluster Server
2 5 (2.25%) NFS
2 5 (2.25%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 18 (8.11%) Puppet
2 13 (5.86%) Opscode Chef
3 3 (1.35%) Capistrano
4 2 (0.90%) Vagrant
5 1 (0.45%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 112 (50.45%) Zend
2 12 (5.41%) Rackspace
3 5 (2.25%) Twitter
3 5 (2.25%) VMware
4 4 (1.80%) Google
5 3 (1.35%) HP
5 3 (1.35%) Oracle
6 2 (0.90%) Microsoft
6 2 (0.90%) Facebook
7 1 (0.45%) Akamai
7 1 (0.45%) Telerik
7 1 (0.45%) Red Hat
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