The table below looks at the statistics 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 20 August 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
20 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
PHP
Rank 48 23 22
Rank change year-on-year
-25 -1
Contract jobs citing PHP 48 93 148
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 2.86% 5.98% 7.60%
As % of the Programming Languages category 8.78% 16.34% 17.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 34 76 95
Average daily rate
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£338 £300 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.50% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £125 £243
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £286 £285
% change year-on-year
+13.53% +0.43%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 2
Average hourly rate - £27.50 £24.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +11.11%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £31.00 £27.50 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+12.72% +30.95%
PHP
Yorkshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Programming Languages category in contract jobs advertised in the West Yorkshire region.

Programming Languages Category
West Yorkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
547 569 856
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 32.60% 36.59% 43.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 335 312 495
Average daily rate £325 £313 £313
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.00% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £246 £217 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £425 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 35 17
Average hourly rate £50.00 £27.50 £19.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+81.81% +41.02%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £34.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+2.94% -2.85%

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 20 August 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 20 August 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 -19 37 £350 +16.66% 30
Otley - - - - 2
Wakefield - - - - 5
Wetherby - - - - 2
Bradford - - - - 3
Halifax - - - - 2
Huddersfield - - - - 2
PHP
Yorkshire

PHP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 20 August 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 71 (34.98%) JavaScript
2 70 (34.48%) Zend
3 68 (33.50%) HTML
4 65 (32.02%) MVC
5 64 (31.53%) CSS
6 56 (27.59%) Java
7 54 (26.60%) MySQL
8 50 (24.63%) TDD
9 48 (23.65%) Symfony
10 35 (17.24%) jQuery
11 32 (15.76%) Linux
11 32 (15.76%) Apache
12 30 (14.78%) OO
13 28 (13.79%) Ruby
14 27 (13.30%) E-Commerce
14 27 (13.30%) OOP
15 26 (12.81%) HTML5
16 25 (12.32%) CodeIgniter
16 25 (12.32%) Web Services
17 24 (11.82%) Software Engineering
18 23 (11.33%) Agile Software Development
19 22 (10.84%) Selenium
19 22 (10.84%) Open Source
20 21 (10.34%) Drupal
20 21 (10.34%) PHP5
20 21 (10.34%) Redis
20 21 (10.34%) C++
21 20 (9.85%) C#
21 20 (9.85%) SQL
22 19 (9.36%) BDD

PHP
Top Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 20 August 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 32 (15.76%) Apache
2 21 (10.34%) Drupal
3 17 (8.37%) Tomcat
4 10 (4.93%) WordPress
5 9 (4.43%) CMS
6 7 (3.45%) Node.js
7 5 (2.46%) Moodle
7 5 (2.46%) SharePoint
8 4 (1.97%) SugarCRM
9 1 (0.49%) nginx
9 1 (0.49%) BizTalk Server
9 1 (0.49%) MQSeries
Applications
1 5 (2.46%) Adobe Illustrator
2 1 (0.49%) Photoshop
2 1 (0.49%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 19 (9.36%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 19 (9.36%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (0.49%) MailChimp
Communications & Networking
1 18 (8.87%) Internet
2 16 (7.88%) OpenLDAP
3 7 (3.45%) DNS
4 5 (2.46%) TCP/IP
5 4 (1.97%) SSL
5 4 (1.97%) SSH
6 3 (1.48%) HTTP
7 1 (0.49%) LDAP
7 1 (0.49%) Network Security
7 1 (0.49%) Cisco ASA
7 1 (0.49%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 54 (26.60%) MySQL
2 21 (10.34%) Redis
3 17 (8.37%) PostgreSQL
4 14 (6.90%) SQL Server
5 5 (2.46%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 5 (2.46%) Couchbase
5 5 (2.46%) SimpleDB
5 5 (2.46%) MongoDB
5 5 (2.46%) NoSQL
6 1 (0.49%) QlikView
6 1 (0.49%) Crystal Reports
Development Applications
1 22 (10.84%) Selenium
2 17 (8.37%) JMeter
3 16 (7.88%) Jenkins
4 11 (5.42%) Git (software)
5 10 (4.93%) WebDriver
5 10 (4.93%) Cucumber
6 8 (3.94%) SoapUI
6 8 (3.94%) JBehave
7 7 (3.45%) Behat
8 5 (2.46%) TeamCity
8 5 (2.46%) Hudson
8 5 (2.46%) Visual Studio
9 4 (1.97%) Subversion
10 3 (1.48%) Mercurial
10 3 (1.48%) Bazaar
11 2 (0.99%) PHPUnit
12 1 (0.49%) Appcelerator Titanium
12 1 (0.49%) Firebug
12 1 (0.49%) JUnit
General
1 2 (0.99%) Finance
1 2 (0.99%) Games
2 1 (0.49%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 129 (63.55%) Developer
2 103 (50.74%) PHP Developer
3 43 (21.18%) Web Developer
4 33 (16.26%) PHP Web Developer
5 21 (10.34%) Architect
6 20 (9.85%) PHP Zend Developer
7 18 (8.87%) Analyst
8 17 (8.37%) Software Engineer
9 16 (7.88%) Technical Architect
10 15 (7.39%) Tester
11 13 (6.40%) Test Analyst
12 12 (5.91%) Cloud Engineer
13 11 (5.42%) Cloud Software Engineer
14 10 (4.93%) PHP Symfony Developer
14 10 (4.93%) PHP Drupal Developer
15 9 (4.43%) Front-End Developer
16 8 (3.94%) Automation Tester
17 7 (3.45%) Magento Developer
18 6 (2.96%) Linux DevOps Engineer
18 6 (2.96%) DevOps Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 68 (33.50%) HTML
2 64 (31.53%) CSS
3 48 (23.65%) Symfony
4 35 (17.24%) jQuery
5 26 (12.81%) HTML5
6 25 (12.32%) CodeIgniter
6 25 (12.32%) Web Services
7 18 (8.87%) LAMP
8 17 (8.37%) CSS3
9 13 (6.40%) XML
10 11 (5.42%) .NET
11 9 (4.43%) Sass
12 7 (3.45%) ASP.NET
12 7 (3.45%) Zend Framework
13 6 (2.96%) SOAP
14 5 (2.46%) JSON
14 5 (2.46%) RESTful
15 4 (1.97%) AngularJS
16 3 (1.48%) LESS
16 3 (1.48%) LINQ to SQL
Miscellaneous
1 22 (10.84%) Open Source
2 10 (4.93%) Reference Data
3 9 (4.43%) Data Integration
4 6 (2.96%) Client/Server
5 5 (2.46%) Computer Science
6 3 (1.48%) Mobile App
7 2 (0.99%) iPhone
7 2 (0.99%) NHS
8 1 (0.49%) Blackberry
8 1 (0.49%) E-Learning
8 1 (0.49%) RIA
8 1 (0.49%) Enterprise Software
8 1 (0.49%) Social Media
8 1 (0.49%) Digital Media
Operating Systems
1 32 (15.76%) Linux
2 6 (2.96%) Mac OS
3 5 (2.46%) Android
3 5 (2.46%) Windows
4 3 (1.48%) UNIX
5 2 (0.99%) Apple iOS
6 1 (0.49%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 65 (32.02%) MVC
2 50 (24.63%) TDD
3 30 (14.78%) OO
4 27 (13.30%) E-Commerce
4 27 (13.30%) OOP
5 24 (11.82%) Software Engineering
6 23 (11.33%) Agile Software Development
7 19 (9.36%) BDD
8 17 (8.37%) Performance Testing
9 16 (7.88%) Web Development
10 14 (6.90%) Validation
11 12 (5.91%) Scrum
12 11 (5.42%) Data Modelling
12 11 (5.42%) Data Architecture
13 9 (4.43%) Unit Testing
13 9 (4.43%) Test Automation
14 8 (3.94%) User Stories
14 8 (3.94%) DevOps
14 8 (3.94%) Continuous Integration
15 7 (3.45%) Automated Testing
Programming Languages
1 71 (34.98%) JavaScript
2 56 (27.59%) Java
3 28 (13.79%) Ruby
4 21 (10.34%) PHP5
4 21 (10.34%) C++
5 20 (9.85%) C#
5 20 (9.85%) SQL
6 17 (8.37%) Python
7 7 (3.45%) Bash Shell
8 5 (2.46%) VB.NET
9 4 (1.97%) T-SQL
10 3 (1.48%) Perl
11 2 (0.99%) Shell Script
12 1 (0.49%) PL/SQL
12 1 (0.49%) VB
Qualifications
1 8 (3.94%) ISEB
2 3 (1.48%) Degree
3 2 (0.99%) Security Cleared
4 1 (0.49%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (5.42%) QA
Systems Management
1 7 (3.45%) Puppet
1 7 (3.45%) Opscode Chef
1 7 (3.45%) Salt
2 1 (0.49%) HAProxy
2 1 (0.49%) Norton AntiVirus
2 1 (0.49%) Capistrano
Vendors
1 70 (34.48%) Zend
2 16 (7.88%) Red Hat
3 5 (2.46%) Adobe
4 4 (1.97%) Twitter
4 4 (1.97%) Microsoft
5 3 (1.48%) Google
5 3 (1.48%) Facebook
6 2 (0.99%) Sony
6 2 (0.99%) Oracle
7 1 (0.49%) Cisco
7 1 (0.49%) Juniper
7 1 (0.49%) TIBCO
7 1 (0.49%) Symantec
7 1 (0.49%) McAfee
7 1 (0.49%) Websense
7 1 (0.49%) Blue Coat
7 1 (0.49%) Appcelerator
West Yorkshire
Real Staffing
Rate: competitive
Posted: 22 hours ago
Leeds
Real Staffing
Rate: £200 - £300 per day + competitive
Posted: 22 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Vertical IT
Rate: £300 - £325 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Huddersfield, West Yorkshire
Vertical IT
Rate: £300 - £340 per day + Excellent Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
West Yorkshire
Claremont Consulting Limited
Rate: £40000 - £60000 per annum + Car Allowance + Bonus + Pension
Posted: 5 days ago
Shipley, West Yorkshire
Searchability.co.uk
Rate: £150 - £250 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Leeds
Real Staffing
Rate: £200 - £250 per day + competitive
Posted: 6 days ago
West Yorkshire
Senitor Associates
Rate: £350 - £450 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Bradford
Energize Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Posted: 12 days ago
Leeds
Computer Futures
Rate: competitive
Posted: 20 days ago