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 28 January 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
28 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
PHP
Rank 39 25 62
Rank change year-on-year
-14 +37
Contract jobs citing PHP 69 89 31
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 4.16% 5.77% 2.02%
As % of the Programming Languages category 11.71% 15.16% 5.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 50 69 25
Average daily rate
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£363 £300 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+20.83% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £298 £255 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £506 £353 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £300 £285
% change year-on-year
+8.33% +5.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £175.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.35 £21.00 £31.50
% change year-on-year
+6.42% -33.33%
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
589 587 571
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 35.48% 38.04% 37.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 415 380 310
Average daily rate £350 £300 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £400 £413
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 8 25
Average hourly rate £35.00 £23.50 £15.93
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+48.93% +47.56%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £33.00 £13.65 £11.45
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.00 £175.00 £31.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.50 £33.25 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+6.76% -5.00%

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 28 January 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 28 January 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
Leeds -12 64 £375 +25.00% 40
Bradford -8 1 - - 2
Huddersfield - 1 £175 - 1
Castleford - - - -
Dewsbury - - - -
Otley - - - - 1
Wakefield - - - - 6
Wetherby - - - - 1
PHP
Yorkshire

PHP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 28 January 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 61 (48.03%) Python
1 61 (48.03%) Agile Software Development
2 59 (46.46%) Linux
3 55 (43.31%) Ruby
4 50 (39.37%) DevOps
5 42 (33.07%) Puppet
5 42 (33.07%) MySQL
6 38 (29.92%) JavaScript
7 37 (29.13%) Opscode Chef
8 36 (28.35%) Java
8 36 (28.35%) Apache
8 36 (28.35%) Software Engineering
9 34 (26.77%) MongoDB
10 33 (25.98%) SQL
11 30 (23.62%) MVC
11 30 (23.62%) HTML
12 29 (22.83%) CSS
13 28 (22.05%) TDD
14 26 (20.47%) Git (software)
15 25 (19.69%) Oracle
16 24 (18.90%) C
17 23 (18.11%) Bash Shell
18 22 (17.32%) Node.js
19 21 (16.54%) Splunk
19 21 (16.54%) jQuery
19 21 (16.54%) C++
20 20 (15.75%) Web Services
20 20 (15.75%) Riak
21 19 (14.96%) NoSQL
21 19 (14.96%) Continuous Integration

PHP
Top Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 28 January 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 36 (28.35%) Apache
2 22 (17.32%) Node.js
3 7 (5.51%) CMS
4 5 (3.94%) nginx
4 5 (3.94%) OpenStack
4 5 (3.94%) Apache ServiceMix
5 4 (3.15%) Tomcat
6 2 (1.57%) Drupal
6 2 (1.57%) WordPress
7 1 (0.79%) Umbraco
7 1 (0.79%) Moodle
7 1 (0.79%) Sitecore CMS
7 1 (0.79%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (0.79%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 5 (3.94%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 12 (9.45%) Amazon AWS
2 7 (5.51%) Amazon EC2
3 6 (4.72%) Route 53
3 6 (4.72%) Amazon S3
4 1 (0.79%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 14 (11.02%) TCP/IP
2 13 (10.24%) SSL
3 12 (9.45%) DNS
4 10 (7.87%) Internet
5 8 (6.30%) HTTP
5 8 (6.30%) Firewall
6 5 (3.94%) DHCP
7 4 (3.15%) Intrusion Detection
8 3 (2.36%) Network Security
8 3 (2.36%) Cisco ASA
8 3 (2.36%) LDAP
9 1 (0.79%) SSH
9 1 (0.79%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 42 (33.07%) MySQL
2 34 (26.77%) MongoDB
3 20 (15.75%) Riak
4 19 (14.96%) NoSQL
5 17 (13.39%) Redis
6 15 (11.81%) CouchDB
6 15 (11.81%) Hypertable
7 10 (7.87%) PostgreSQL
8 9 (7.09%) Couchbase
8 9 (7.09%) SimpleDB
9 6 (4.72%) Amazon RDS
9 6 (4.72%) Pentaho
10 4 (3.15%) SQL Server
10 4 (3.15%) Relational Database
11 3 (2.36%) RDBMS
12 1 (0.79%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 26 (20.47%) Git (software)
2 16 (12.60%) Subversion
3 15 (11.81%) Fiddler
4 9 (7.09%) Jenkins
5 6 (4.72%) Bazaar
5 6 (4.72%) PHPUnit
5 6 (4.72%) Mercurial
6 5 (3.94%) QUnit
6 5 (3.94%) JMeter
6 5 (3.94%) JUnit
7 1 (0.79%) Selenium
General
1 6 (4.72%) Telecoms
2 3 (2.36%) Marketing
2 3 (2.36%) Retail
3 1 (0.79%) Finance
Job Titles
1 58 (45.67%) Developer
2 32 (25.20%) PHP Developer
2 32 (25.20%) DevOps Engineer
3 15 (11.81%) Software Engineer
4 10 (7.87%) Senior Developer
5 9 (7.09%) Web Developer
6 7 (5.51%) Cloud Engineer
7 5 (3.94%) Cloud Software Engineer
7 5 (3.94%) Java Developer
7 5 (3.94%) PHP Web Developer
7 5 (3.94%) Senior PHP Developer
8 4 (3.15%) Web Manager
8 4 (3.15%) JavaScript Developer
8 4 (3.15%) Programmer
8 4 (3.15%) Systems Engineer
8 4 (3.15%) Magento Developer
8 4 (3.15%) Designer
9 3 (2.36%) PHP Zend Developer
9 3 (2.36%) Systems Designer
9 3 (2.36%) Analyst Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 30 (23.62%) HTML
2 29 (22.83%) CSS
3 21 (16.54%) jQuery
4 20 (15.75%) Web Services
5 19 (14.96%) LAMP
6 14 (11.02%) HTML5
7 13 (10.24%) J2EE
8 12 (9.45%) CSS3
9 11 (8.66%) Symfony
9 11 (8.66%) XML
9 11 (8.66%) Doctrine
10 9 (7.09%) Hibernate
11 7 (5.51%) Ajax
12 6 (4.72%) JRules
12 6 (4.72%) Mustache
12 6 (4.72%) JPA
12 6 (4.72%) Drools
12 6 (4.72%) JSON
12 6 (4.72%) CodeIgniter
13 5 (3.94%) MooTools
Miscellaneous
1 18 (14.17%) Analytical Skills
2 16 (12.60%) Open Source
3 14 (11.02%) Client/Server
4 6 (4.72%) User Experience
5 5 (3.94%) PKI
5 5 (3.94%) Smartcard
6 3 (2.36%) Mobile App
7 2 (1.57%) NHS
7 2 (1.57%) Clustering
7 2 (1.57%) Enterprise Software
7 2 (1.57%) Inversion of Control
8 1 (0.79%) Video Editing
8 1 (0.79%) E-Learning
Operating Systems
1 59 (46.46%) Linux
2 12 (9.45%) UNIX
3 5 (3.94%) CentOS
3 5 (3.94%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 4 (3.15%) Windows
5 3 (2.36%) Android
5 3 (2.36%) Solaris
6 2 (1.57%) Mac OS X
6 2 (1.57%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 61 (48.03%) Agile Software Development
2 50 (39.37%) DevOps
3 36 (28.35%) Software Engineering
4 30 (23.62%) MVC
5 28 (22.05%) TDD
6 19 (14.96%) Continuous Integration
6 19 (14.96%) Configuration Management
7 10 (7.87%) OO
7 10 (7.87%) Scrum
7 10 (7.87%) Load Balancing
8 9 (7.09%) Unit Testing
8 9 (7.09%) OOP
9 8 (6.30%) E-Commerce
9 8 (6.30%) Web Development
10 7 (5.51%) Web Design
10 7 (5.51%) Risk Management
10 7 (5.51%) Service Management
10 7 (5.51%) Service Delivery
11 6 (4.72%) Supplier Management
11 6 (4.72%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 61 (48.03%) Python
2 55 (43.31%) Ruby
3 38 (29.92%) JavaScript
4 36 (28.35%) Java
5 33 (25.98%) SQL
6 24 (18.90%) C
7 23 (18.11%) Bash Shell
8 21 (16.54%) C++
9 15 (11.81%) Perl
10 9 (7.09%) Scala
10 9 (7.09%) PHP5
10 9 (7.09%) VB
11 7 (5.51%) Shell Script
12 6 (4.72%) C#
13 4 (3.15%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 10 (7.87%) Security Cleared
2 5 (3.94%) Degree
3 3 (2.36%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (2.36%) QA
2 1 (0.79%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 1 (0.79%) Xen
1 1 (0.79%) vSphere
1 1 (0.79%) XenServer
1 1 (0.79%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 42 (33.07%) Puppet
2 37 (29.13%) Opscode Chef
3 19 (14.96%) Graphite
4 15 (11.81%) Nagios
4 15 (11.81%) CFEngine
4 15 (11.81%) Ansible
5 10 (7.87%) Salt
6 6 (4.72%) OpenIDM
7 5 (3.94%) HAProxy
8 4 (3.15%) Tivoli
8 4 (3.15%) Cobbler
9 3 (2.36%) Vagrant
9 3 (2.36%) Norton AntiVirus
10 1 (0.79%) Opsview
Vendors
1 25 (19.69%) Oracle
2 21 (16.54%) Splunk
3 15 (11.81%) SaltStack
4 14 (11.02%) Zend
5 8 (6.30%) Cisco
5 8 (6.30%) Red Hat
6 3 (2.36%) VMware
6 3 (2.36%) Blue Coat
6 3 (2.36%) Symantec
6 3 (2.36%) McAfee
6 3 (2.36%) Websense
6 3 (2.36%) Juniper
7 2 (1.57%) Percona
8 1 (0.79%) NetSuite
8 1 (0.79%) Riverbed
8 1 (0.79%) EnterpriseDB
8 1 (0.79%) Sitecore
8 1 (0.79%) Tealeaf
8 1 (0.79%) Rackspace
8 1 (0.79%) Sony
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Experis Ltd
Rate: £350.00 - £390.00 per day
Posted: 15 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
CoreCom Consulting
Rate: £350 - £375 per day
Posted: 17 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
The Bridge Ltd
Rate: Up to £250 per day
Posted: 21 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Digitech Resourcing Ltd
Rate: From £300 to £450 per day + Bonus
Posted: Yesterday
West Yorkshire
Verticality Ltd
Rate: £150 - £200 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Mortimer Spinks
Rate: £500 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
West Yorkshire
The Bridge Ltd
Rate: Unspecified Neg
Posted: 2 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Parallel Consulting
Rate: £450 - £500 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Posted: 2 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Posted: 5 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Mortimer Spinks
Posted: 6 days ago
Leeds
Real Staffing
Rate: £300 - £375 per day + competitive
Posted: 26 days ago