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 27 February 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
27 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
PHPUnit
Rank 502 515 484
Rank change year-on-year
+13 -31
Contract jobs citing PHPUnit 74 51 53
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.14% 0.10% 0.12%
As % of the Development Applications category 1.05% 0.85% 1.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 52 40 44
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£360 £375 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.00% +25.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £238 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £438 £389 £362
UK excluding London average daily rate £380 £300 £300
% change year-on-year
+26.66% -
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
7034 6005 5043
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 13.40% 11.95% 11.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 4629 3776 3188
Average daily rate £400 £375 £380
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -1.31%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £270 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £530 £525 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £330 £335
% change year-on-year
+9.84% -1.49%
Number of hourly rates quoted 130 113 159
Average hourly rate £37.50 £37.80 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-0.79% +8.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £28.69 £19.19 £22.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £53.95 £54.00 £43.35
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.00 £37.80 £36.00
% change year-on-year
-2.11% +5.00%

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 27 February 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 27 February 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 +10 72 £360 -4.00% 34
London -10 32 £350 -6.66% 12
Bristol +4 13 £438 +16.66%
South West -8 13 £438 +16.66% 10
City of London +22 11 £350 -3.44% 3
South East -26 8 £350 -9.67% 5
East of England - 8 £195 - 1
Cambridgeshire - 8 £195 -
Leeds -2 6 £475 +46.15%
Yorkshire -8 6 £475 +46.15% 1
West Yorkshire -10 6 £475 +46.15%
West Midlands - 4 £360 - 2
Cambridge - 4 £175 -
Warwickshire - 3 £360 -
Berkshire -3 2 £325 -16.12% 2
Oxfordshire - 2 - - 1
Hampshire - 2 £380 - 1
Manchester -10 1 £340 -9.33%
North West -16 1 £340 +0.74% 1
Southampton - 1 £380 - 1
Swindon - - - - 1
Tewkesbury - - - - 2
Warwick - - - -
Watford - - - -
Wolverhampton - - - -
Hertfordshire - - - - 1
Lincolnshire - - - - 2
North Yorkshire - - - -
Nottinghamshire - - - -
Somerset - - - - 5

PHPUnit
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 27 February 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.

1 186 (97.38%) PHP
2 125 (65.45%) Agile Software Development
3 124 (64.92%) JavaScript
4 123 (64.40%) HTML
4 123 (64.40%) MySQL
5 98 (51.31%) HTML5
6 97 (50.79%) Git (software)
7 96 (50.26%) jQuery
8 94 (49.21%) Linux
9 90 (47.12%) Apache
10 87 (45.55%) Zend
11 81 (42.41%) Continuous Integration
12 70 (36.65%) CSS
13 68 (35.60%) MVC
14 64 (33.51%) Doctrine
15 61 (31.94%) CentOS
16 59 (30.89%) Zend Framework
17 58 (30.37%) TDD
18 54 (28.27%) Automated Testing
19 49 (25.65%) OO
20 47 (24.61%) BDD
21 44 (23.04%) Software Engineering
22 41 (21.47%) LAMP
23 40 (20.94%) Symfony
24 37 (19.37%) Open Source
24 37 (19.37%) Unit Testing
25 35 (18.32%) Finance
26 34 (17.80%) Refactoring
26 34 (17.80%) SQL
27 32 (16.75%) OOP

PHPUnit
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 27 February 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 90 (47.12%) Apache
2 19 (9.95%) Drupal
3 14 (7.33%) Node.js
4 12 (6.28%) Apache Solr
5 9 (4.71%) nginx
6 4 (2.09%) SugarCRM
7 3 (1.57%) WordPress
8 1 (0.52%) Liferay
8 1 (0.52%) JBoss
8 1 (0.52%) Tomcat
Business Applications
1 7 (3.66%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 12 (6.28%) Amazon EC2
2 10 (5.24%) Joyent
3 3 (1.57%) SaaS
3 3 (1.57%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 13 (6.81%) Internet
2 5 (2.62%) HTTP
3 4 (2.09%) DNS
3 4 (2.09%) HTTPS
3 4 (2.09%) SAN
3 4 (2.09%) SSH
3 4 (2.09%) PuTTY
4 2 (1.05%) OpenLDAP
4 2 (1.05%) Asterisk PBX
4 2 (1.05%) PBX
4 2 (1.05%) VoIP
5 1 (0.52%) Reverse Proxy
Database & Business Intelligence
1 123 (64.40%) MySQL
2 22 (11.52%) MongoDB
3 9 (4.71%) Relational Database
3 9 (4.71%) PostgreSQL
4 6 (3.14%) Redis
5 4 (2.09%) JasperReports
5 4 (2.09%) Ingres
5 4 (2.09%) RDBMS
6 2 (1.05%) NoSQL
7 1 (0.52%) SQL Server
7 1 (0.52%) MS Access
7 1 (0.52%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 1 (0.52%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 97 (50.79%) Git (software)
2 31 (16.23%) Subversion
3 20 (10.47%) Jenkins
4 17 (8.90%) Selenium
5 12 (6.28%) Behat
6 9 (4.71%) JIRA
7 6 (3.14%) VSS/SourceSafe
8 5 (2.62%) Jasmine
9 4 (2.09%) Grunt
9 4 (2.09%) Cucumber
9 4 (2.09%) Yeoman
9 4 (2.09%) Bower
10 3 (1.57%) Karma Test Runner
11 2 (1.05%) Eclipse
11 2 (1.05%) NetBeans
11 2 (1.05%) Zend Studio
11 2 (1.05%) Mercurial
11 2 (1.05%) WebDriver
11 2 (1.05%) Xdebug
11 2 (1.05%) CasperJS
General
1 35 (18.32%) Finance
2 3 (1.57%) Games
3 2 (1.05%) Banking
3 2 (1.05%) Retail
3 2 (1.05%) Marketing
4 1 (0.52%) Advertising
4 1 (0.52%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 153 (80.10%) Developer
2 124 (64.92%) PHP Developer
3 30 (15.71%) PHP Zend Developer
4 23 (12.04%) Senior Developer
5 20 (10.47%) Software Engineer
5 20 (10.47%) Senior PHP Developer
6 15 (7.85%) Drupal Developer
7 7 (3.66%) Analyst
7 7 (3.66%) Technical Analyst
8 6 (3.14%) Test Analyst
8 6 (3.14%) Designer
8 6 (3.14%) Technical Test Analyst
8 6 (3.14%) PHP LAMP Developer
9 5 (2.62%) Test Engineer
9 5 (2.62%) Senior Software Engineer
10 4 (2.09%) Web Developer
10 4 (2.09%) Architect
10 4 (2.09%) Automation Engineer
11 3 (1.57%) Front-End Developer
12 2 (1.05%) Junior PHP Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 123 (64.40%) HTML
2 98 (51.31%) HTML5
3 96 (50.26%) jQuery
4 70 (36.65%) CSS
5 64 (33.51%) Doctrine
6 59 (30.89%) Zend Framework
7 41 (21.47%) LAMP
8 40 (20.94%) Symfony
9 28 (14.66%) Laravel
10 27 (14.14%) CSS3
11 25 (13.09%) REST
12 23 (12.04%) AngularJS
13 22 (11.52%) XML
14 21 (10.99%) RESTful
15 18 (9.42%) Web Services
16 15 (7.85%) Twitter Bootstrap
17 14 (7.33%) Memcached
18 12 (6.28%) CodeIgniter
18 12 (6.28%) ActiveMQ
19 11 (5.76%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 37 (19.37%) Open Source
2 14 (7.33%) Taxonomies
3 11 (5.76%) Mobile App
4 6 (3.14%) User Experience
4 6 (3.14%) Clustering
5 4 (2.09%) Inversion of Control
5 4 (2.09%) N-Tier
5 4 (2.09%) Analytical Skills
6 3 (1.57%) Computer Science
6 3 (1.57%) Digital Media
7 2 (1.05%) Social Media
7 2 (1.05%) Social Network
7 2 (1.05%) Mobile Games
7 2 (1.05%) Algorithms
Operating Systems
1 94 (49.21%) Linux
2 61 (31.94%) CentOS
3 21 (10.99%) UNIX
4 12 (6.28%) Ubuntu
5 4 (2.09%) Android
5 4 (2.09%) VMS
5 4 (2.09%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 3 (1.57%) Apple iOS
7 1 (0.52%) Windows Phone
7 1 (0.52%) Debian
7 1 (0.52%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 125 (65.45%) Agile Software Development
2 81 (42.41%) Continuous Integration
3 68 (35.60%) MVC
4 58 (30.37%) TDD
5 54 (28.27%) Automated Testing
6 49 (25.65%) OO
7 47 (24.61%) BDD
8 44 (23.04%) Software Engineering
9 37 (19.37%) Unit Testing
10 34 (17.80%) Refactoring
11 32 (16.75%) OOP
11 32 (16.75%) Scrum
11 32 (16.75%) Mentoring
12 21 (10.99%) E-Commerce
13 20 (10.47%) Configuration Management
14 18 (9.42%) DevOps
15 15 (7.85%) Kanban
16 13 (6.81%) OO PHP
17 12 (6.28%) Web Development
18 11 (5.76%) Software Testing
Programming Languages
1 186 (97.38%) PHP
2 124 (64.92%) JavaScript
3 34 (17.80%) SQL
4 28 (14.66%) PHP5
5 24 (12.57%) Java
6 21 (10.99%) Python
7 20 (10.47%) Perl
8 14 (7.33%) Ruby
9 4 (2.09%) Korn
9 4 (2.09%) Bash Shell
10 3 (1.57%) C#
10 3 (1.57%) C++
11 1 (0.52%) VB
Qualifications
1 4 (2.09%) SC Cleared
1 4 (2.09%) Security Cleared
2 3 (1.57%) Degree
3 1 (0.52%) VCP4
System Software
1 15 (7.85%) Varnish
2 4 (2.09%) NFS
2 4 (2.09%) Active Directory
2 4 (2.09%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (2.09%) Veritas Cluster Server
Systems Management
1 19 (9.95%) Puppet
2 13 (6.81%) Opscode Chef
3 3 (1.57%) Capistrano
4 1 (0.52%) Vagrant
Vendors
1 87 (45.55%) Zend
2 12 (6.28%) Rackspace
3 5 (2.62%) Twitter
4 4 (2.09%) VMware
5 3 (1.57%) Oracle
5 3 (1.57%) HP
6 2 (1.05%) Microsoft
6 2 (1.05%) Google
7 1 (0.52%) Red Hat
7 1 (0.52%) Telerik
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