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 29 December 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
29 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
PHPUnit
Rank 479 526 514
Rank change year-on-year
+47 -12
Contract jobs citing PHPUnit 112 38 41
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.21% 0.074% 0.084%
As % of the Development Applications category 1.56% 0.64% 0.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 87 31 31
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 £264 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £438 £375 £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
7186 5965 5730
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 13.32% 11.65% 11.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 4940 3815 3553
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 £550 £525 £543
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £340 £338
% change year-on-year
+10.29% +0.74%
Number of hourly rates quoted 129 149 226
Average hourly rate £37.50 £35.00 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -6.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £23.50 £20.40 £24.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £46.00 £46.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £35.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -6.66%

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 29 December 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 29 December 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 +60 111 £375 +25.00% 31
London +29 41 £350 -2.77% 10
South West +8 38 £400 +6.66% 2
Bristol +19 36 £400 +6.66% 1
South East -4 20 £303 -16.55% 6
Surrey +1 8 £233 -35.86% 2
Cambridgeshire - 6 £225 -
East of England - 6 £225 - 1
City of London +7 5 £338 -6.25% 2
Hampshire - 4 £413 - 1
Cambridge - 4 £175 -
Leatherhead - 4 £190 -
Dorking -2 3 £275 -24.13% 1
Yorkshire -12 3 £375 +17.18% 3
Leeds -13 3 £375 +17.18% 1
West Yorkshire -14 3 £375 +17.18% 1
Southampton - 3 £413 - 1
West Midlands - 3 £360 - 4
Poole - 2 £375 -
Warwickshire - 2 £360 - 2
Oxfordshire - 2 £330 - 2
Dorset - 2 £375 -
East Sussex - 2 £363 -
West Sussex - 1 - - 1
Somerset - - - -
Suffolk - - - - 1
Sussex - - - -
Gloucestershire - - - - 1
Leicestershire - - - -
Lincolnshire - - - - 2

PHPUnit
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 29 December 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.

1 218 (96.46%) PHP
2 162 (71.68%) MySQL
3 154 (68.14%) Agile Software Development
4 149 (65.93%) JavaScript
5 131 (57.96%) HTML
6 119 (52.65%) Zend
7 114 (50.44%) jQuery
7 114 (50.44%) Linux
8 108 (47.79%) Git (software)
9 107 (47.35%) Apache
10 104 (46.02%) Continuous Integration
11 103 (45.58%) HTML5
12 86 (38.05%) Zend Framework
13 83 (36.73%) MVC
14 73 (32.30%) Doctrine
15 72 (31.86%) CentOS
16 67 (29.65%) CSS
17 62 (27.43%) OO
17 62 (27.43%) TDD
18 58 (25.66%) Automated Testing
19 53 (23.45%) BDD
20 49 (21.68%) Symfony
21 45 (19.91%) Software Engineering
22 44 (19.47%) PHP5
23 42 (18.58%) LAMP
24 40 (17.70%) Finance
25 39 (17.26%) Unit Testing
26 38 (16.81%) MongoDB
26 38 (16.81%) SQL
27 37 (16.37%) Open Source

PHPUnit
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 29 December 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
1 107 (47.35%) Apache
2 20 (8.85%) Drupal
3 13 (5.75%) Apache Solr
3 13 (5.75%) Node.js
4 9 (3.98%) Tomcat
5 8 (3.54%) WordPress
5 8 (3.54%) nginx
6 4 (1.77%) CMS
7 3 (1.33%) ExpressionEngine
8 1 (0.44%) Elasticsearch
8 1 (0.44%) IIS
8 1 (0.44%) SugarCRM
8 1 (0.44%) Liferay
Business Applications
1 7 (3.10%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 12 (5.31%) Amazon EC2
2 10 (4.42%) Amazon AWS
2 10 (4.42%) Joyent
3 2 (0.88%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (0.44%) GitHub
4 1 (0.44%) SaaS
4 1 (0.44%) PaaS
4 1 (0.44%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 14 (6.19%) HTTP
2 12 (5.31%) Internet
3 6 (2.65%) PBX
3 6 (2.65%) VoIP
3 6 (2.65%) Asterisk PBX
4 5 (2.21%) PuTTY
4 5 (2.21%) SSH
4 5 (2.21%) DNS
4 5 (2.21%) HTTPS
4 5 (2.21%) SAN
5 2 (0.88%) OpenLDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 162 (71.68%) MySQL
2 38 (16.81%) MongoDB
3 13 (5.75%) NoSQL
4 12 (5.31%) Relational Database
5 9 (3.98%) Amazon DynamoDB
6 8 (3.54%) Redis
6 8 (3.54%) PostgreSQL
7 6 (2.65%) RDBMS
8 5 (2.21%) Ingres
8 5 (2.21%) JasperReports
9 3 (1.33%) Big Data
10 2 (0.88%) Apache Hive
10 2 (0.88%) Hadoop
11 1 (0.44%) CouchDB
11 1 (0.44%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 1 (0.44%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 1 (0.44%) SQL Server
11 1 (0.44%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 108 (47.79%) Git (software)
2 36 (15.93%) Subversion
2 36 (15.93%) Jenkins
3 27 (11.95%) Selenium
4 20 (8.85%) JIRA
5 12 (5.31%) Cucumber
6 11 (4.87%) Behat
7 7 (3.10%) Grunt
7 7 (3.10%) Mercurial
7 7 (3.10%) Maven
7 7 (3.10%) JUnit
8 6 (2.65%) Hudson
8 6 (2.65%) Yeoman
8 6 (2.65%) Bower
9 5 (2.21%) VSS/SourceSafe
10 4 (1.77%) NetBeans
11 3 (1.33%) WebDriver
11 3 (1.33%) Jasmine
12 2 (0.88%) Xdebug
12 2 (0.88%) Zend Studio
General
1 40 (17.70%) Finance
2 6 (2.65%) Games
3 5 (2.21%) Publishing
4 4 (1.77%) Advertising
5 3 (1.33%) Banking
5 3 (1.33%) Retail
5 3 (1.33%) Marketing
6 1 (0.44%) Mandarin Language
6 1 (0.44%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 194 (85.84%) Developer
2 155 (68.58%) PHP Developer
3 37 (16.37%) PHP Zend Developer
4 22 (9.73%) Senior Developer
5 20 (8.85%) Software Engineer
6 19 (8.41%) Senior PHP Developer
7 16 (7.08%) Web Developer
8 15 (6.64%) Drupal Developer
9 10 (4.42%) Applications Developer
10 8 (3.54%) Designer
11 7 (3.10%) Web Applications Developer
12 6 (2.65%) Analyst
13 5 (2.21%) Test Analyst
13 5 (2.21%) Test Engineer
13 5 (2.21%) Technical Analyst
14 4 (1.77%) Architect
14 4 (1.77%) Tester
14 4 (1.77%) Technical Test Analyst
14 4 (1.77%) Automation Engineer
15 3 (1.33%) Automation Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 131 (57.96%) HTML
2 114 (50.44%) jQuery
3 103 (45.58%) HTML5
4 86 (38.05%) Zend Framework
5 73 (32.30%) Doctrine
6 67 (29.65%) CSS
7 49 (21.68%) Symfony
8 42 (18.58%) LAMP
9 34 (15.04%) RESTful
10 29 (12.83%) Web Services
11 28 (12.39%) Laravel
12 27 (11.95%) REST
13 21 (9.29%) AngularJS
14 20 (8.85%) XML
15 19 (8.41%) CSS3
16 17 (7.52%) CodeIgniter
17 15 (6.64%) SOAP
17 15 (6.64%) Spring
17 15 (6.64%) Twitter Bootstrap
18 14 (6.19%) Backbone.js
Miscellaneous
1 37 (16.37%) Open Source
2 12 (5.31%) Taxonomies
3 9 (3.98%) Mobile App
4 7 (3.10%) Digital Media
4 7 (3.10%) Analytical Skills
4 7 (3.10%) Clustering
5 6 (2.65%) User Experience
6 5 (2.21%) N-Tier
7 4 (1.77%) Social Network
8 3 (1.33%) Social Media
9 2 (0.88%) Algorithms
10 1 (0.44%) Enterprise Software
10 1 (0.44%) Inversion of Control
10 1 (0.44%) Replication
10 1 (0.44%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 114 (50.44%) Linux
2 72 (31.86%) CentOS
3 32 (14.16%) UNIX
4 11 (4.87%) Ubuntu
5 6 (2.65%) Android
5 6 (2.65%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 5 (2.21%) Apple iOS
6 5 (2.21%) VMS
7 2 (0.88%) Debian
7 2 (0.88%) Windows
8 1 (0.44%) Windows Phone
8 1 (0.44%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 154 (68.14%) Agile Software Development
2 104 (46.02%) Continuous Integration
3 83 (36.73%) MVC
4 62 (27.43%) OO
4 62 (27.43%) TDD
5 58 (25.66%) Automated Testing
6 53 (23.45%) BDD
7 45 (19.91%) Software Engineering
8 39 (17.26%) Unit Testing
9 37 (16.37%) Refactoring
10 35 (15.49%) OOP
11 34 (15.04%) Scrum
11 34 (15.04%) Mentoring
12 21 (9.29%) E-Commerce
13 19 (8.41%) Configuration Management
14 18 (7.96%) DevOps
15 16 (7.08%) OO PHP
16 15 (6.64%) Web Development
17 13 (5.75%) Kanban
18 10 (4.42%) Responsive Web Design
Programming Languages
1 218 (96.46%) PHP
2 149 (65.93%) JavaScript
3 44 (19.47%) PHP5
4 38 (16.81%) SQL
5 36 (15.93%) Java
6 22 (9.73%) Python
7 17 (7.52%) Ruby
7 17 (7.52%) Perl
8 11 (4.87%) C++
9 7 (3.10%) C#
10 5 (2.21%) C
10 5 (2.21%) Korn
10 5 (2.21%) Bash Shell
11 1 (0.44%) Golang
11 1 (0.44%) Scala
11 1 (0.44%) VB
Qualifications
1 4 (1.77%) SC Cleared
1 4 (1.77%) Security Cleared
2 1 (0.44%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (0.44%) QA
System Software
1 13 (5.75%) Varnish
2 5 (2.21%) NFS
2 5 (2.21%) Active Directory
2 5 (2.21%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (2.21%) Veritas Cluster Server
Systems Management
1 19 (8.41%) Puppet
2 16 (7.08%) Opscode Chef
3 5 (2.21%) Capistrano
4 4 (1.77%) Vagrant
5 1 (0.44%) HP Quality Center
5 1 (0.44%) Ansible
Vendors
1 119 (52.65%) Zend
2 12 (5.31%) Rackspace
3 5 (2.21%) Google
3 5 (2.21%) Twitter
3 5 (2.21%) VMware
4 3 (1.33%) Oracle
5 2 (0.88%) Microsoft
5 2 (0.88%) HP
5 2 (0.88%) Akamai
5 2 (0.88%) Facebook
6 1 (0.44%) Telerik
6 1 (0.44%) Red Hat
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