The table below looks at the statistics for PHPUnit skills in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited PHPUnit over the 3 months to 31 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
31 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
PHPUnit
Rank 594 585 547
Rank change year-on-year
-9 -38
Contract jobs citing PHPUnit 49 25 65
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.091% 0.046% 0.12%
As % of the Development Applications category 0.60% 0.35% 0.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 38 14 50
Median daily rate £350 £343 £368
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.18% -6.80%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £282 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £380 £400
UK excluding London median daily rate £336 £300 £325
% change year-on-year
+12.08% -7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Median hourly rate £37.50 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 - -

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
8217 7051 6825
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 15.32% 13.01% 12.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 5651 4615 4417
Median daily rate £425 £400 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +3.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £315 £288 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £540 £513
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £365 £350
% change year-on-year
+9.58% +4.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 130 129 155
Median hourly rate £42.13 £37.00 £37.80
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+13.85% -2.11%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £26.75 £21.99 £31.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.00 £45.00 £52.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.00 £37.27 £37.80
% change year-on-year
+12.69% -1.40%

PHPUnit
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of contract jobs citing PHPUnit as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 31 May 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 25 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing PHPUnit within the UK over the 3 months to 31 May 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England +17 49 £350 -2.77% 20
London +32 29 £394 +5.00% 7
South East -14 10 £336 +5.07% 5
Hampshire +7 8 £305 -7.57% 2
Watford +8 3 - -
Hertfordshire +7 3 - -
East of England +5 3 - -
Yorkshire 0 3 £431 +30.68% 3
Portsmouth - 3 £288 -
Southampton - 3 £336 - 1
Oxfordshire +9 2 £350 +27.27%
Faringdon 0 2 £350 +27.27%
South West -11 2 £275 - 3
Bath - 2 £275 -
Somerset - 2 £275 -
City of London +40 1 £475 +26.66% 1
West Yorkshire +3 1 £450 +20.00%
Leeds -7 1 £450 +20.00%
West Midlands -19 1 £300 +5.26% 1
East Midlands - 1 £350 - 1
South Yorkshire - 1 £413 - 2
Nottinghamshire - 1 £350 -
Basingstoke - 1 - -
Sheffield - 1 £413 - 2
Nottingham - 1 £350 -

PHPUnit
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 31 May 2016, IT contractor jobs citing PHPUnit also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads with a requirement for PHPUnit.

1 106 (97.25%) PHP
2 72 (66.06%) Git (software)
3 64 (58.72%) JavaScript
4 53 (48.62%) MySQL
5 48 (44.04%) Linux
5 48 (44.04%) Agile Software Development
6 41 (37.61%) XML
7 37 (33.94%) HTML
7 37 (33.94%) TDD
8 35 (32.11%) RESTful
9 31 (28.44%) SQL
9 31 (28.44%) CSS
10 29 (26.61%) Symfony
10 29 (26.61%) PHP 5
11 28 (25.69%) Subversion
12 27 (24.77%) Apache
12 27 (24.77%) Jenkins
13 26 (23.85%) BDD
14 25 (22.94%) Automated Testing
14 25 (22.94%) jQuery
15 24 (22.02%) MVC
16 23 (21.10%) Unix
16 23 (21.10%) Zend
17 22 (20.18%) OO
18 21 (19.27%) Behat
19 19 (17.43%) LAMP
20 18 (16.51%) Unit Testing
20 18 (16.51%) QA
20 18 (16.51%) XSD
21 17 (15.60%) Selenium

PHPUnit
Top Related IT Skills by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 27 (24.77%) Apache
2 9 (8.26%) Node.js
3 6 (5.50%) Elasticsearch
4 5 (4.59%) Drupal
4 5 (4.59%) WordPress
5 3 (2.75%) Apache Solr
6 2 (1.83%) IIS
6 2 (1.83%) SharePoint
6 2 (1.83%) SharePoint 2010
7 1 (0.92%) CMS
Business Applications
1 12 (11.01%) Magento
2 3 (2.75%) Payment Gateway
3 1 (0.92%) BigMachines
3 1 (0.92%) Eloqua
Cloud Services
1 3 (2.75%) SaaS
2 2 (1.83%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (1.83%) Amazon CloudWatch
2 2 (1.83%) Amazon EC2
2 2 (1.83%) Amazon ELB
3 1 (0.92%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 3 (2.75%) Internet
1 3 (2.75%) SMTP
2 2 (1.83%) HTTP
2 2 (1.83%) HTTPS
3 1 (0.92%) FTP
3 1 (0.92%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 53 (48.62%) MySQL
2 10 (9.17%) MongoDB
3 8 (7.34%) DB2
4 4 (3.67%) NoSQL
4 4 (3.67%) PostgreSQL
5 2 (1.83%) Amazon RDS
5 2 (1.83%) Big Data
5 2 (1.83%) Oracle Database
5 2 (1.83%) SQL Server
5 2 (1.83%) SQL Server 2008
6 1 (0.92%) Redis
6 1 (0.92%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 72 (66.06%) Git (software)
2 28 (25.69%) Subversion
3 27 (24.77%) Jenkins
4 17 (15.60%) Selenium
5 11 (10.09%) Appium
5 11 (10.09%) WebDriver
6 10 (9.17%) Maven
6 10 (9.17%) Vagrant
7 5 (4.59%) Cucumber
7 5 (4.59%) Hudson
7 5 (4.59%) Jasmine
8 4 (3.67%) Eclipse
9 3 (2.75%) Grunt
9 3 (2.75%) JUnit
9 3 (2.75%) Mocha
9 3 (2.75%) NUnit
10 2 (1.83%) gulp
10 2 (1.83%) JIRA
10 2 (1.83%) QUnit
10 2 (1.83%) Xdebug
General
1 11 (10.09%) Retail
2 7 (6.42%) Telecoms
3 6 (5.50%) Finance
4 4 (3.67%) Advertising
5 2 (1.83%) Banking
5 2 (1.83%) Marketing
6 1 (0.92%) Electronics
6 1 (0.92%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 75 (68.81%) Developer
2 64 (58.72%) PHP Developer
3 12 (11.01%) Senior Developer
3 12 (11.01%) Senior PHP Developer
4 10 (9.17%) Test Engineer
5 9 (8.26%) Automation Tester
5 9 (8.26%) Tester
6 7 (6.42%) LAMP Developer
6 7 (6.42%) Selenium Automation Tester
6 7 (6.42%) Selenium Tester
6 7 (6.42%) Web Developer
7 6 (5.50%) Angular Developer
7 6 (5.50%) Full Stack Developer
7 6 (5.50%) PHP LAMP Developer
7 6 (5.50%) PHP Symfony Developer
7 6 (5.50%) Symfony Developer
8 5 (4.59%) QA Engineer
8 5 (4.59%) Test Manager
9 4 (3.67%) MySQL Developer
9 4 (3.67%) PHP MySQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 41 (37.61%) XML
2 37 (33.94%) HTML
3 35 (32.11%) RESTful
4 31 (28.44%) CSS
5 29 (26.61%) Symfony
6 25 (22.94%) jQuery
7 21 (19.27%) Behat
8 19 (17.43%) LAMP
9 18 (16.51%) XSD
10 13 (11.93%) CSS3
10 13 (11.93%) HTML5
10 13 (11.93%) Laravel
10 13 (11.93%) REST
10 13 (11.93%) SOAP
10 13 (11.93%) Web Services
11 11 (10.09%) AngularJS
11 11 (10.09%) Doctrine
12 9 (8.26%) JSON
12 9 (8.26%) Zend Framework
13 8 (7.34%) Sass
Miscellaneous
1 13 (11.93%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (5.50%) Fintech
3 5 (4.59%) W3C
4 3 (2.75%) Blog
4 3 (2.75%) Computer Science
4 3 (2.75%) Digital Media
4 3 (2.75%) NHS
5 2 (1.83%) Mobile App
5 2 (1.83%) Video on Demand
6 1 (0.92%) BBC
6 1 (0.92%) Social Media
6 1 (0.92%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 48 (44.04%) Linux
2 23 (21.10%) Unix
3 3 (2.75%) CentOS
3 3 (2.75%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 2 (1.83%) Windows
4 2 (1.83%) Windows Server
5 1 (0.92%) Android
5 1 (0.92%) Apple iOS
5 1 (0.92%) Mac OS
5 1 (0.92%) Mac OS X
5 1 (0.92%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 48 (44.04%) Agile Software Development
2 37 (33.94%) TDD
3 26 (23.85%) BDD
4 25 (22.94%) Automated Testing
5 24 (22.02%) MVC
6 22 (20.18%) OO
7 18 (16.51%) Unit Testing
8 16 (14.68%) Test Automation
9 15 (13.76%) Continuous Integration
9 15 (13.76%) OO PHP
10 14 (12.84%) Scrum
10 14 (12.84%) Web Development
11 13 (11.93%) User Stories
12 11 (10.09%) DevOps
12 11 (10.09%) Test Scripting
13 8 (7.34%) Coaching
13 8 (7.34%) Front End Development
13 8 (7.34%) Re-Platforming
14 7 (6.42%) Document Management
14 7 (6.42%) OOP
Programming Languages
1 106 (97.25%) PHP
2 64 (58.72%) JavaScript
3 31 (28.44%) SQL
4 29 (26.61%) PHP 5
5 9 (8.26%) Bash Shell
5 9 (8.26%) Java
6 5 (4.59%) Python
7 4 (3.67%) C#
7 4 (3.67%) Ruby
8 3 (2.75%) VB
9 2 (1.83%) PowerShell
9 2 (1.83%) VBA
10 1 (0.92%) Apex Code
10 1 (0.92%) FQL
10 1 (0.92%) Go
10 1 (0.92%) PHP 7
Qualifications
1 3 (2.75%) CCNP
1 3 (2.75%) Cisco Certification
1 3 (2.75%) Degree
2 1 (0.92%) BPSS Clearance
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (16.51%) QA
2 1 (0.92%) SEPA
System Software
1 8 (7.34%) Docker
2 2 (1.83%) Active Directory
2 2 (1.83%) BitLocker
3 1 (0.92%) Varnish
Systems Management
1 9 (8.26%) Puppet
2 2 (1.83%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 23 (21.10%) Zend
2 4 (3.67%) Oracle
3 2 (1.83%) Akamai
3 2 (1.83%) AppDynamics
3 2 (1.83%) SAP
4 1 (0.92%) Facebook
4 1 (0.92%) Google
4 1 (0.92%) Salesforce.com
4 1 (0.92%) Siebel
4 1 (0.92%) Twitter
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