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 19 September 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
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
PHPUnit
Rank 505 541 529
Rank change year-on-year
+36 -12
Contract jobs citing PHPUnit 107 45 75
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.19% 0.085% 0.13%
As % of the Development Applications category 1.46% 0.72% 1.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 81 22 69
Average daily rate
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£375 £300 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+25.00% -7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £375 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £298 £325
% change year-on-year
+26.05% -8.46%
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
7337 6269 6306
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 12.74% 11.88% 10.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 4848 4049 3517
Average daily rate £400 £388 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £275 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £525 £543
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £340 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.94% +4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 119 131 216
Average hourly rate £37.50 £37.50 £37.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +1.35%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.00 £20.10 £20.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £71.00 £55.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £36.50 £37.00
% change year-on-year
+2.73% -1.35%

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 19 September 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 19 September 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 +54 107 £375 +25.00% 30
London +44 54 £350 -3.44% 12
South West - 25 £400 - 6
Bristol - 22 £400 - 5
South East +11 9 £375 +3.44% 8
Surrey +1 6 £425 +17.24% 2
North East - 6 £250 -
Darlington - 6 £250 -
Durham - 6 £250 -
East of England - 5 £300 -
City of London +27 3 £425 +13.33% 2
Staffordshire - 3 £344 - 1
West Midlands - 3 £344 - 1
Stoke-on-Trent - 3 £344 -
Lincolnshire +6 2 £250 -10.71%
East Midlands -2 2 £250 -16.66%
Dorking -2 2 £375 +3.44% 1
North West -6 2 £238 -5.00% 1
Hampshire -10 2 £238 -
Cheshire +8 1 - -
Yorkshire -5 1 £313 -0.79% 2
Manchester -11 1 £238 -5.00% 1
Leeds - 1 £313 -
West Yorkshire - 1 £313 - 1
Oxfordshire - 1 £315 - 3
Hammersmith - 1 £413 -
Scotland - - - -
East Yorkshire - - - - 1
Somerset - - - - 1
Middlesex - - - -

PHPUnit
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 19 September 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.

1 178 (97.80%) PHP
2 142 (78.02%) MySQL
3 134 (73.63%) Agile Software Development
4 120 (65.93%) JavaScript
5 107 (58.79%) HTML
6 93 (51.10%) Zend
7 83 (45.60%) Git (software)
8 80 (43.96%) jQuery
9 74 (40.66%) OO
10 71 (39.01%) Linux
11 67 (36.81%) CSS
11 67 (36.81%) Apache
11 67 (36.81%) HTML5
12 66 (36.26%) Zend Framework
13 64 (35.16%) Continuous Integration
14 63 (34.62%) MVC
15 60 (32.97%) TDD
16 49 (26.92%) PHP5
17 43 (23.63%) Symfony
17 43 (23.63%) Subversion
18 41 (22.53%) CentOS
18 41 (22.53%) BDD
19 39 (21.43%) OOP
20 37 (20.33%) Unit Testing
21 34 (18.68%) Java
22 33 (18.13%) Software Engineering
23 31 (17.03%) Automated Testing
24 29 (15.93%) Selenium
24 29 (15.93%) AngularJS
25 27 (14.84%) MongoDB

PHPUnit
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 67 (36.81%) Apache
2 15 (8.24%) Drupal
2 15 (8.24%) CMS
3 9 (4.95%) Tomcat
4 8 (4.40%) Apache Solr
5 6 (3.30%) Node.js
6 5 (2.75%) WordPress
7 4 (2.20%) nginx
8 3 (1.65%) Alfresco
8 3 (1.65%) ExpressionEngine
8 3 (1.65%) Elasticsearch
9 1 (0.55%) Liferay
9 1 (0.55%) IIS
Business Applications
1 3 (1.65%) Magento
2 2 (1.10%) Summit
2 2 (1.10%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 11 (6.04%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (2.75%) Amazon EC2
3 4 (2.20%) Joyent
4 2 (1.10%) Amazon S3
4 2 (1.10%) Cloud Computing
5 1 (0.55%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 16 (8.79%) HTTP
2 8 (4.40%) Internet
3 4 (2.20%) PBX
3 4 (2.20%) VoIP
3 4 (2.20%) Asterisk PBX
4 3 (1.65%) PuTTY
4 3 (1.65%) SAN
4 3 (1.65%) HTTPS
4 3 (1.65%) DNS
4 3 (1.65%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 142 (78.02%) MySQL
2 27 (14.84%) MongoDB
3 16 (8.79%) NoSQL
4 10 (5.49%) Big Data
5 9 (4.95%) Amazon DynamoDB
6 8 (4.40%) Relational Database
7 6 (3.30%) RDBMS
7 6 (3.30%) Apache Hive
7 6 (3.30%) Hadoop
8 5 (2.75%) Redis
9 4 (2.20%) PostgreSQL
10 3 (1.65%) CouchDB
10 3 (1.65%) Ingres
10 3 (1.65%) JasperReports
Development Applications
1 83 (45.60%) Git (software)
2 43 (23.63%) Subversion
3 29 (15.93%) Selenium
4 26 (14.29%) Jenkins
5 15 (8.24%) Behat
5 15 (8.24%) JIRA
6 12 (6.59%) Cucumber
7 11 (6.04%) JSUnit
8 7 (3.85%) Grunt
8 7 (3.85%) JUnit
8 7 (3.85%) Maven
9 5 (2.75%) Mercurial
9 5 (2.75%) WebDriver
9 5 (2.75%) Hudson
10 4 (2.20%) VSS/SourceSafe
10 4 (2.20%) Yeoman
10 4 (2.20%) Bower
11 3 (1.65%) Mocha
11 3 (1.65%) QUnit
11 3 (1.65%) Jasmine
General
1 14 (7.69%) Finance
2 8 (4.40%) Advertising
2 8 (4.40%) Games
3 5 (2.75%) Telecoms
4 4 (2.20%) Publishing
4 4 (2.20%) Marketing
5 2 (1.10%) Banking
5 2 (1.10%) Retail
5 2 (1.10%) Manufacturing
5 2 (1.10%) Electronics
6 1 (0.55%) Mandarin Language
6 1 (0.55%) Music Industry
Job Titles
1 169 (92.86%) Developer
2 126 (69.23%) PHP Developer
3 36 (19.78%) Web Developer
4 21 (11.54%) PHP Zend Developer
5 15 (8.24%) Designer
5 15 (8.24%) Software Engineer
6 13 (7.14%) PHP Web Developer
7 12 (6.59%) Drupal Developer
8 9 (4.95%) Applications Developer
9 7 (3.85%) Senior Developer
9 7 (3.85%) Web Applications Developer
9 7 (3.85%) Senior PHP Developer
10 6 (3.30%) Architect
11 5 (2.75%) Java Developer
12 4 (2.20%) Lead Developer
12 4 (2.20%) Tester
12 4 (2.20%) PHP MySQL Developer
12 4 (2.20%) Lead PHP Developer
12 4 (2.20%) PHP Symfony Developer
13 3 (1.65%) PHP LAMP Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 107 (58.79%) HTML
2 80 (43.96%) jQuery
3 67 (36.81%) CSS
3 67 (36.81%) HTML5
4 66 (36.26%) Zend Framework
5 43 (23.63%) Symfony
6 29 (15.93%) AngularJS
7 26 (14.29%) RESTful
8 23 (12.64%) Web Services
8 23 (12.64%) XML
9 21 (11.54%) LAMP
10 20 (10.99%) Spring
11 18 (9.89%) Twitter Bootstrap
11 18 (9.89%) Backbone.js
11 18 (9.89%) CSS3
12 17 (9.34%) Laravel
13 14 (7.69%) Ajax
13 14 (7.69%) CodeIgniter
13 14 (7.69%) REST
14 12 (6.59%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 15 (8.24%) Open Source
2 5 (2.75%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (2.75%) Digital Media
2 5 (2.75%) Management Information System
3 4 (2.20%) Taxonomies
3 4 (2.20%) Mobile App
4 3 (1.65%) User Experience
4 3 (1.65%) Enterprise Software
4 3 (1.65%) N-Tier
4 3 (1.65%) Clustering
5 2 (1.10%) DTV
5 2 (1.10%) Social Media
5 2 (1.10%) Social Network
6 1 (0.55%) Computer Science
6 1 (0.55%) New Media
6 1 (0.55%) BBC
6 1 (0.55%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 71 (39.01%) Linux
2 41 (22.53%) CentOS
3 25 (13.74%) UNIX
4 8 (4.40%) Apple iOS
4 8 (4.40%) Android
5 4 (2.20%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 3 (1.65%) VMS
6 3 (1.65%) Ubuntu
7 1 (0.55%) Windows
7 1 (0.55%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 134 (73.63%) Agile Software Development
2 74 (40.66%) OO
3 64 (35.16%) Continuous Integration
4 63 (34.62%) MVC
5 60 (32.97%) TDD
6 41 (22.53%) BDD
7 39 (21.43%) OOP
8 37 (20.33%) Unit Testing
9 33 (18.13%) Software Engineering
10 31 (17.03%) Automated Testing
11 27 (14.84%) OO PHP
12 24 (13.19%) Scrum
13 19 (10.44%) Web Development
14 14 (7.69%) Mentoring
15 12 (6.59%) Refactoring
15 12 (6.59%) Performance Testing
16 11 (6.04%) SEO
16 11 (6.04%) Benchmarking
17 8 (4.40%) Business Continuity
17 8 (4.40%) Configuration Management
Programming Languages
1 178 (97.80%) PHP
2 120 (65.93%) JavaScript
3 49 (26.92%) PHP5
4 34 (18.68%) Java
5 19 (10.44%) SQL
6 17 (9.34%) Ruby
7 16 (8.79%) Python
8 15 (8.24%) C++
9 11 (6.04%) C#
10 6 (3.30%) C
10 6 (3.30%) Perl
11 3 (1.65%) Bash Shell
11 3 (1.65%) Korn
12 1 (0.55%) Scala
12 1 (0.55%) Golang
Qualifications
1 6 (3.30%) Security Cleared
2 4 (2.20%) SC Cleared
3 1 (0.55%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (1.65%) QA
2 2 (1.10%) ISO 14001
2 2 (1.10%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 4 (2.20%) Varnish
2 3 (1.65%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (1.65%) Veritas Cluster Server
2 3 (1.65%) Active Directory
2 3 (1.65%) NFS
Systems Management
1 10 (5.49%) Puppet
2 9 (4.95%) Opscode Chef
3 5 (2.75%) Vagrant
4 4 (2.20%) Capistrano
5 3 (1.65%) Ansible
6 2 (1.10%) OpenIDM
6 2 (1.10%) OpenAM
7 1 (0.55%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 93 (51.10%) Zend
2 4 (2.20%) Rackspace
3 3 (1.65%) Google
3 3 (1.65%) VMware
4 2 (1.10%) SAP
4 2 (1.10%) Facebook
4 2 (1.10%) Akamai
4 2 (1.10%) ForgeRock
5 1 (0.55%) Oracle
5 1 (0.55%) Telerik
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