The first table below looks at the demand for PHP skills in IT contracts advertised for the West Yorkshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited PHP over the 3 months to 23 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Programming Languages category for the West Yorkshire region.

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 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
PHP
Rank 27 25 21
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -4
Contract jobs citing PHP 87 89 141
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 5.16% 5.78% 7.55%
As % of the Programming Languages category 14.33% 16.30% 17.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 68 63 92
Average daily rate
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£323 £273 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+18.34% -9.16%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £125 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £485 £450 £373
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £275 £275
% change year-on-year
+18.18% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 2
Average hourly rate - £27.50 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +57.14%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.50 £22.66 £18.00
% change year-on-year
+34.59% +25.88%
Programming Languages Category
West Yorkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
607 546 790
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 36.00% 35.45% 42.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 378 297 469
Average daily rate £320 £300 £313
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -4.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £246 £213 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £413 £425 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 26 22
Average hourly rate £16.00 £28.75 £27.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-44.34% +4.54%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £17.00 £14.80
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.80 £45.00 £110.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £35.00
PHP
Yorkshire

PHP
Jobs Demand Trend in West Yorkshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing PHP across the West Yorkshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Programming Languages category.

PHP Jobs Demand Trend in West Yorkshire

PHP
Daily Rate Trend in West Yorkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing PHP across the West Yorkshire region.

PHP Daily Rate Trend in West Yorkshire

PHP
Daily Rate Histogram in West Yorkshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing PHP across the West Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 23 July 2014.

PHP Daily Rate Histogram in West Yorkshire

PHP
Hourly Rate Trend in West Yorkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing PHP across the West Yorkshire region.

PHP Hourly Rate Trend in West Yorkshire

PHP
Contract Job Locations in West Yorkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing PHP within the West Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 23 July 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
Leeds 0 78 £325 +18.18% 32
Bradford +2 1 £350 +27.27% 3
Huddersfield -1 1 £350 +47.36% 1
Halifax - - - - 4
Otley - - - -
Wakefield - - - - 2
Wetherby - - - - 1
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PHP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 23 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the West Yorkshire region citing PHP 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 PHP.

1 82 (37.27%) JavaScript
2 80 (36.36%) HTML
3 75 (34.09%) Zend
4 70 (31.82%) CSS
5 67 (30.45%) MVC
6 59 (26.82%) Java
7 56 (25.45%) MySQL
8 51 (23.18%) TDD
9 49 (22.27%) Symfony
10 40 (18.18%) jQuery
11 36 (16.36%) Linux
12 34 (15.45%) Apache
13 32 (14.55%) OO
13 32 (14.55%) Agile Software Development
14 30 (13.64%) HTML5
15 29 (13.18%) Software Engineering
16 28 (12.73%) Ruby
16 28 (12.73%) OOP
17 26 (11.82%) E-Commerce
17 26 (11.82%) CodeIgniter
18 25 (11.36%) Web Services
19 23 (10.45%) SQL
19 23 (10.45%) Selenium
19 23 (10.45%) PHP5
19 23 (10.45%) Open Source
20 22 (10.00%) C++
21 21 (9.55%) C#
21 21 (9.55%) LAMP
21 21 (9.55%) Redis
21 21 (9.55%) Drupal

PHP
Top Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 23 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the West Yorkshire region citing PHP 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 PHP. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 34 (15.45%) Apache
2 21 (9.55%) Drupal
3 17 (7.73%) Tomcat
4 10 (4.55%) WordPress
5 7 (3.18%) CMS
5 7 (3.18%) Node.js
6 6 (2.73%) Moodle
6 6 (2.73%) SugarCRM
7 5 (2.27%) SharePoint
8 1 (0.45%) BizTalk Server
8 1 (0.45%) MQSeries
8 1 (0.45%) nginx
Applications
1 5 (2.27%) Adobe Illustrator
2 1 (0.45%) Photoshop
2 1 (0.45%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 19 (8.64%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 19 (8.64%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (0.45%) MailChimp
Communications & Networking
1 18 (8.18%) Internet
2 16 (7.27%) OpenLDAP
3 7 (3.18%) DNS
4 5 (2.27%) TCP/IP
5 4 (1.82%) SSL
5 4 (1.82%) SSH
6 3 (1.36%) HTTP
7 1 (0.45%) Intrusion Detection
7 1 (0.45%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 56 (25.45%) MySQL
2 21 (9.55%) Redis
3 17 (7.73%) PostgreSQL
4 12 (5.45%) SQL Server
5 5 (2.27%) Couchbase
5 5 (2.27%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 5 (2.27%) SimpleDB
5 5 (2.27%) MongoDB
5 5 (2.27%) NoSQL
6 1 (0.45%) Crystal Reports
Development Applications
1 23 (10.45%) Selenium
2 18 (8.18%) JMeter
3 16 (7.27%) Jenkins
4 11 (5.00%) WebDriver
4 11 (5.00%) Cucumber
5 8 (3.64%) SoapUI
5 8 (3.64%) Git (software)
5 8 (3.64%) JBehave
6 7 (3.18%) Behat
7 5 (2.27%) TeamCity
7 5 (2.27%) Hudson
7 5 (2.27%) Visual Studio
8 3 (1.36%) PHPUnit
9 1 (0.45%) Appcelerator Titanium
9 1 (0.45%) JUnit
9 1 (0.45%) Subversion
9 1 (0.45%) Firebug
General
1 2 (0.91%) Finance
1 2 (0.91%) Games
2 1 (0.45%) Retail
2 1 (0.45%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 144 (65.45%) Developer
2 109 (49.55%) PHP Developer
3 47 (21.36%) Web Developer
4 32 (14.55%) PHP Web Developer
5 21 (9.55%) Architect
6 20 (9.09%) Software Engineer
6 20 (9.09%) PHP Zend Developer
7 17 (7.73%) Analyst
8 16 (7.27%) Technical Architect
9 15 (6.82%) Tester
10 13 (5.91%) Test Analyst
10 13 (5.91%) Front-End Developer
11 12 (5.45%) Cloud Engineer
12 11 (5.00%) Cloud Software Engineer
13 10 (4.55%) PHP Symfony Developer
13 10 (4.55%) PHP Drupal Developer
14 8 (3.64%) Automation Tester
15 6 (2.73%) Magento Developer
15 6 (2.73%) DevOps Engineer
15 6 (2.73%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 80 (36.36%) HTML
2 70 (31.82%) CSS
3 49 (22.27%) Symfony
4 40 (18.18%) jQuery
5 30 (13.64%) HTML5
6 26 (11.82%) CodeIgniter
7 25 (11.36%) Web Services
8 21 (9.55%) LAMP
9 17 (7.73%) CSS3
10 14 (6.36%) XML
11 12 (5.45%) .NET
12 9 (4.09%) Sass
13 7 (3.18%) ASP.NET
13 7 (3.18%) Zend Framework
14 6 (2.73%) SOAP
15 5 (2.27%) JSON
15 5 (2.27%) RESTful
16 4 (1.82%) AngularJS
17 3 (1.36%) LESS
17 3 (1.36%) LINQ to SQL
Miscellaneous
1 23 (10.45%) Open Source
2 10 (4.55%) Reference Data
3 9 (4.09%) Data Integration
4 6 (2.73%) Client/Server
5 5 (2.27%) Computer Science
6 3 (1.36%) Mobile App
7 2 (0.91%) Digital Media
7 2 (0.91%) iPhone
7 2 (0.91%) NHS
8 1 (0.45%) Blackberry
8 1 (0.45%) E-Learning
8 1 (0.45%) RIA
8 1 (0.45%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 36 (16.36%) Linux
2 7 (3.18%) Windows
2 7 (3.18%) Mac OS
3 3 (1.36%) UNIX
3 3 (1.36%) Android
4 2 (0.91%) Solaris
5 1 (0.45%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 67 (30.45%) MVC
2 51 (23.18%) TDD
3 32 (14.55%) OO
3 32 (14.55%) Agile Software Development
4 29 (13.18%) Software Engineering
5 28 (12.73%) OOP
6 26 (11.82%) E-Commerce
7 20 (9.09%) BDD
8 17 (7.73%) Performance Testing
9 16 (7.27%) Web Development
9 16 (7.27%) Scrum
10 14 (6.36%) Validation
11 12 (5.45%) Unit Testing
12 10 (4.55%) Data Architecture
12 10 (4.55%) Data Modelling
13 9 (4.09%) Test Automation
13 9 (4.09%) DevOps
14 8 (3.64%) User Stories
15 7 (3.18%) Automated Testing
15 7 (3.18%) Continuous Integration
Programming Languages
1 82 (37.27%) JavaScript
2 59 (26.82%) Java
3 28 (12.73%) Ruby
4 23 (10.45%) PHP5
4 23 (10.45%) SQL
5 22 (10.00%) C++
6 21 (9.55%) C#
7 18 (8.18%) Python
8 7 (3.18%) Bash Shell
9 5 (2.27%) VB.NET
10 3 (1.36%) Perl
11 2 (0.91%) T-SQL
11 2 (0.91%) VB
11 2 (0.91%) Shell Script
11 2 (0.91%) PHP4
12 1 (0.45%) PL/SQL
12 1 (0.45%) C
Qualifications
1 8 (3.64%) ISEB
2 4 (1.82%) Degree
3 2 (0.91%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (5.91%) QA
System Software
1 1 (0.45%) Sendmail
Systems Management
1 7 (3.18%) Puppet
1 7 (3.18%) Opscode Chef
1 7 (3.18%) Salt
2 1 (0.45%) Capistrano
2 1 (0.45%) HAProxy
Vendors
1 75 (34.09%) Zend
2 16 (7.27%) Red Hat
3 5 (2.27%) Adobe
4 4 (1.82%) Microsoft
4 4 (1.82%) Twitter
5 3 (1.36%) Google
5 3 (1.36%) Facebook
6 2 (0.91%) Sony
6 2 (0.91%) Oracle
7 1 (0.45%) Cisco
7 1 (0.45%) TIBCO
7 1 (0.45%) McAfee
7 1 (0.45%) Sun
7 1 (0.45%) Juniper
7 1 (0.45%) NetApp
7 1 (0.45%) Appcelerator
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