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 1 April 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
1 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
PHP
Rank 47 24 47
Rank change year-on-year
-23 +23
Contract jobs citing PHP 65 104 35
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 3.41% 5.98% 2.61%
As % of the Programming Languages category 7.84% 15.20% 8.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 38 88 26
Average daily rate
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£363 £325 £290
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.53% +12.06%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £275 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £428 £433 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £325 £275
% change year-on-year
-7.69% +18.18%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 4
Average hourly rate - £17.50 £14.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +25.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.00 £33.75 £40.00
% change year-on-year
-34.81% -15.62%
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
829 684 417
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 43.45% 39.31% 31.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 542 476 220
Average daily rate £348 £320 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.59% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £240 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £400 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £330 £325
% change year-on-year
+6.06% +1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 11 19
Average hourly rate £40.00 £22.50 £14.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+77.77% +55.17%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+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 1 April 2015.

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 1 April 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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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 -23 56 £363 +11.53% 42
Huddersfield +1 5 £175 -50.00% 2
Bradford -20 3 £375 +7.14% 2
Wakefield - 2 £298 -
Wetherby - - - -
Batley - - - -
Dewsbury - - - -
Halifax - - - - 3
Hebden Bridge - - - -
Ilkley - - - - 1
Pontefract - - - -
PHP
Yorkshire

PHP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 1 April 2015, 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 (56.55%) Agile Software Development
2 63 (43.45%) Linux
3 62 (42.76%) Python
4 53 (36.55%) Ruby
5 52 (35.86%) JavaScript
6 47 (32.41%) DevOps
7 45 (31.03%) HTML
8 44 (30.34%) CSS
9 43 (29.66%) MySQL
10 42 (28.97%) MongoDB
11 41 (28.28%) Puppet
11 41 (28.28%) Java
11 41 (28.28%) Apache
11 41 (28.28%) Software Engineering
12 37 (25.52%) TDD
13 36 (24.83%) Opscode Chef
14 33 (22.76%) MVC
15 32 (22.07%) SQL
16 28 (19.31%) Oracle
16 28 (19.31%) Node.js
17 27 (18.62%) C
17 27 (18.62%) jQuery
18 25 (17.24%) Git (software)
18 25 (17.24%) Splunk
19 23 (15.86%) Riak
19 23 (15.86%) Graphite
20 22 (15.17%) LAMP
21 21 (14.48%) Analytical Skills
22 20 (13.79%) XML
22 20 (13.79%) Bash Shell

PHP
Top Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 1 April 2015, 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 41 (28.28%) Apache
2 28 (19.31%) Node.js
3 7 (4.83%) CMS
3 7 (4.83%) Tomcat
4 6 (4.14%) Apache ServiceMix
4 6 (4.14%) Moodle
5 5 (3.45%) OpenStack
6 4 (2.76%) nginx
7 3 (2.07%) Drupal
8 2 (1.38%) SharePoint
8 2 (1.38%) JBoss
9 1 (0.69%) IIS
9 1 (0.69%) Joomla!
9 1 (0.69%) Umbraco
9 1 (0.69%) WordPress
9 1 (0.69%) Sitecore CMS
9 1 (0.69%) NServiceBus
Applications
1 5 (3.45%) Photoshop
2 1 (0.69%) MS Project
2 1 (0.69%) MS Office
2 1 (0.69%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.69%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 3 (2.07%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 10 (6.90%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (3.45%) Amazon EC2
3 4 (2.76%) Route 53
3 4 (2.76%) Virtual Private Cloud
3 4 (2.76%) Amazon S3
4 2 (1.38%) Amazon CloudWatch
4 2 (1.38%) AWS CloudFormation
4 2 (1.38%) Microsoft Azure
5 1 (0.69%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 12 (8.28%) TCP/IP
2 11 (7.59%) SSL
3 10 (6.90%) Internet
4 9 (6.21%) DNS
5 8 (5.52%) HTTP
5 8 (5.52%) Firewall
6 3 (2.07%) DHCP
6 3 (2.07%) Intrusion Detection
7 2 (1.38%) Intranet
7 2 (1.38%) SAN
8 1 (0.69%) EIGRP
8 1 (0.69%) OSPF
8 1 (0.69%) BGP
8 1 (0.69%) Wi-Fi
8 1 (0.69%) SSH
8 1 (0.69%) NAS
8 1 (0.69%) Cisco ASA
8 1 (0.69%) FWSM
8 1 (0.69%) OpenVPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 43 (29.66%) MySQL
2 42 (28.97%) MongoDB
3 23 (15.86%) Riak
4 19 (13.10%) NoSQL
5 18 (12.41%) Hypertable
5 18 (12.41%) CouchDB
6 16 (11.03%) Redis
7 9 (6.21%) PostgreSQL
8 8 (5.52%) Couchbase
8 8 (5.52%) SimpleDB
9 7 (4.83%) Pentaho
10 5 (3.45%) Relational Database
11 4 (2.76%) Amazon RDS
12 3 (2.07%) SQL Server
12 3 (2.07%) RDBMS
13 2 (1.38%) Informix
14 1 (0.69%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 25 (17.24%) Git (software)
2 18 (12.41%) Fiddler
3 11 (7.59%) Jenkins
4 9 (6.21%) Subversion
4 9 (6.21%) PHPUnit
5 7 (4.83%) JUnit
6 6 (4.14%) QUnit
6 6 (4.14%) JMeter
7 3 (2.07%) Selenium
8 2 (1.38%) Grunt
8 2 (1.38%) Bower
9 1 (0.69%) JIRA
9 1 (0.69%) Mercurial
9 1 (0.69%) Bazaar
General
1 4 (2.76%) Telecoms
2 3 (2.07%) Games
2 3 (2.07%) Marketing
3 2 (1.38%) Retail
3 2 (1.38%) Finance
Job Titles
1 76 (52.41%) Developer
2 37 (25.52%) PHP Developer
3 33 (22.76%) DevOps Engineer
4 14 (9.66%) Senior Developer
5 12 (8.28%) Web Developer
5 12 (8.28%) Java Developer
6 11 (7.59%) Software Engineer
7 8 (5.52%) JavaScript Developer
8 6 (4.14%) Senior PHP Developer
9 5 (3.45%) Analyst
9 5 (3.45%) Web Designer
9 5 (3.45%) Web Manager
9 5 (3.45%) Designer
9 5 (3.45%) PHP LAMP Developer
9 5 (3.45%) PHP Zend Developer
10 4 (2.76%) Cloud Engineer
10 4 (2.76%) CSS Developer
10 4 (2.76%) Front-End Developer
10 4 (2.76%) Senior Java Developer
10 4 (2.76%) Lead Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 45 (31.03%) HTML
2 44 (30.34%) CSS
3 27 (18.62%) jQuery
4 22 (15.17%) LAMP
5 20 (13.79%) XML
6 18 (12.41%) HTML5
7 17 (11.72%) Web Services
7 17 (11.72%) Doctrine
7 17 (11.72%) CSS3
8 15 (10.34%) Symfony
9 13 (8.97%) J2EE
10 11 (7.59%) AngularJS
11 10 (6.90%) Hibernate
12 9 (6.21%) CodeIgniter
13 7 (4.83%) JSON
13 7 (4.83%) Ajax
13 7 (4.83%) JRules
13 7 (4.83%) JPA
13 7 (4.83%) Drools
13 7 (4.83%) Mustache
Miscellaneous
1 21 (14.48%) Analytical Skills
2 14 (9.66%) Open Source
3 12 (8.28%) Client/Server
4 6 (4.14%) PKI
4 6 (4.14%) E-Learning
4 6 (4.14%) Smartcard
5 5 (3.45%) Video Editing
6 4 (2.76%) Inversion of Control
7 3 (2.07%) NHS
7 3 (2.07%) User Experience
7 3 (2.07%) IBM XIV
7 3 (2.07%) Enterprise Storage
8 2 (1.38%) Mobile App
8 2 (1.38%) Clustering
8 2 (1.38%) Management Information System
9 1 (0.69%) CLARiiON
9 1 (0.69%) Symmetrix
9 1 (0.69%) Replication
9 1 (0.69%) Wiki
9 1 (0.69%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 63 (43.45%) Linux
2 8 (5.52%) UNIX
3 7 (4.83%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 6 (4.14%) CentOS
4 6 (4.14%) Windows
5 2 (1.38%) Mac OS X
6 1 (0.69%) Solaris
6 1 (0.69%) Android
6 1 (0.69%) Apple iOS
6 1 (0.69%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 82 (56.55%) Agile Software Development
2 47 (32.41%) DevOps
3 41 (28.28%) Software Engineering
4 37 (25.52%) TDD
5 33 (22.76%) MVC
6 18 (12.41%) Continuous Integration
7 17 (11.72%) Scrum
8 12 (8.28%) Configuration Management
9 11 (7.59%) Web Design
9 11 (7.59%) OO
9 11 (7.59%) Unit Testing
10 10 (6.90%) Web Development
10 10 (6.90%) Load Balancing
11 9 (6.21%) BDD
12 8 (5.52%) OOP
12 8 (5.52%) Workflow
12 8 (5.52%) Project Management
12 8 (5.52%) Service Delivery
13 7 (4.83%) Service Management
13 7 (4.83%) Risk Management
Programming Languages
1 62 (42.76%) Python
2 53 (36.55%) Ruby
3 52 (35.86%) JavaScript
4 41 (28.28%) Java
5 32 (22.07%) SQL
6 27 (18.62%) C
7 20 (13.79%) Bash Shell
8 15 (10.34%) C++
9 13 (8.97%) Perl
10 10 (6.90%) PHP5
11 9 (6.21%) VB
11 9 (6.21%) Scala
12 7 (4.83%) C#
13 2 (1.38%) Shell Script
14 1 (0.69%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 8 (5.52%) Security Cleared
2 5 (3.45%) Degree
3 1 (0.69%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (0.69%) CCNP
3 1 (0.69%) CCNA
3 1 (0.69%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.38%) QA
2 1 (0.69%) SLA
2 1 (0.69%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 3 (2.07%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (1.38%) vSphere
3 1 (0.69%) VMware ESX
3 1 (0.69%) Xen
3 1 (0.69%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 41 (28.28%) Puppet
2 36 (24.83%) Opscode Chef
3 23 (15.86%) Graphite
4 19 (13.10%) Nagios
5 18 (12.41%) CFEngine
5 18 (12.41%) Ansible
6 9 (6.21%) Salt
7 7 (4.83%) OpenIDM
8 4 (2.76%) Vagrant
8 4 (2.76%) HAProxy
9 2 (1.38%) Cobbler
9 2 (1.38%) Opsview
9 2 (1.38%) Tivoli
10 1 (0.69%) NetBackup
10 1 (0.69%) SolarWinds Orion
10 1 (0.69%) Cacti
Vendors
1 28 (19.31%) Oracle
2 25 (17.24%) Splunk
3 19 (13.10%) Zend
4 18 (12.41%) SaltStack
5 10 (6.90%) Red Hat
6 9 (6.21%) Cisco
7 5 (3.45%) VMware
8 3 (2.07%) IBM
9 2 (1.38%) Percona
9 2 (1.38%) Veritas
9 2 (1.38%) HP
10 1 (0.69%) Dell
10 1 (0.69%) EMC
10 1 (0.69%) Citrix
10 1 (0.69%) Microsoft
10 1 (0.69%) Sun
10 1 (0.69%) NetSuite
10 1 (0.69%) EnterpriseDB
10 1 (0.69%) SolarWinds
10 1 (0.69%) Riverbed
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