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 30 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
30 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
PHP
Rank 36 32 22
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -10
Contract jobs citing PHP 72 78 147
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 4.25% 5.16% 7.91%
As % of the Programming Languages category 12.10% 14.34% 18.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 55 56 97
Average daily rate
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£320 £250 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+28.00% -16.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £258 £125 £245
10% offered a daily rate of more than £494 £450 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £275 £281
% change year-on-year
+18.18% -2.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 3
Average hourly rate - £27.50 £18.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +52.77%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £31.00 £22.66 £18.00
% change year-on-year
+36.80% +25.88%
Programming Languages Category
West Yorkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
595 544 792
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 35.10% 35.98% 42.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 369 288 476
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 £240 £213 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £417 £428 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 28 22
Average hourly rate £15.50 £27.50 £20.98
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-43.63% +31.07%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £13.00 £14.70
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.40 £45.00 £110.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £35.00
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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 30 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 30 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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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 -8 63 £323 +24.03% 23
Otley - - - - 3
Wakefield - - - - 1
Wetherby - - - - 2
Bradford - - - - 1
Halifax - - - - 4
Huddersfield - - - -
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PHP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 30 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 78 (36.45%) JavaScript
2 75 (35.05%) HTML
3 73 (34.11%) Zend
4 65 (30.37%) CSS
5 64 (29.91%) MVC
6 58 (27.10%) Java
7 54 (25.23%) MySQL
8 50 (23.36%) TDD
9 48 (22.43%) Symfony
10 38 (17.76%) jQuery
11 35 (16.36%) Linux
12 33 (15.42%) Apache
13 32 (14.95%) OO
14 30 (14.02%) Agile Software Development
15 29 (13.55%) Ruby
16 28 (13.08%) Software Engineering
16 28 (13.08%) OOP
16 28 (13.08%) HTML5
17 26 (12.15%) E-Commerce
18 25 (11.68%) Web Services
18 25 (11.68%) CodeIgniter
19 23 (10.75%) Selenium
19 23 (10.75%) Open Source
20 22 (10.28%) SQL
21 21 (9.81%) C#
21 21 (9.81%) C++
21 21 (9.81%) LAMP
21 21 (9.81%) Drupal
21 21 (9.81%) PHP5
21 21 (9.81%) Redis

PHP
Top Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 30 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 33 (15.42%) Apache
2 21 (9.81%) Drupal
3 17 (7.94%) Tomcat
4 11 (5.14%) WordPress
5 7 (3.27%) CMS
5 7 (3.27%) Node.js
6 6 (2.80%) Moodle
6 6 (2.80%) SugarCRM
7 5 (2.34%) SharePoint
8 1 (0.47%) BizTalk Server
8 1 (0.47%) MQSeries
8 1 (0.47%) nginx
Applications
1 5 (2.34%) Adobe Illustrator
2 1 (0.47%) MS Visio
2 1 (0.47%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 19 (8.88%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 19 (8.88%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (0.47%) MailChimp
Communications & Networking
1 18 (8.41%) Internet
2 16 (7.48%) OpenLDAP
3 6 (2.80%) DNS
4 5 (2.34%) TCP/IP
5 4 (1.87%) SSH
5 4 (1.87%) SSL
6 3 (1.40%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 54 (25.23%) MySQL
2 21 (9.81%) Redis
3 17 (7.94%) PostgreSQL
4 12 (5.61%) SQL Server
5 5 (2.34%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 5 (2.34%) Couchbase
5 5 (2.34%) MongoDB
5 5 (2.34%) NoSQL
5 5 (2.34%) SimpleDB
6 1 (0.47%) Crystal Reports
6 1 (0.47%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 23 (10.75%) Selenium
2 18 (8.41%) JMeter
3 16 (7.48%) Jenkins
4 11 (5.14%) WebDriver
4 11 (5.14%) Cucumber
5 8 (3.74%) Git (software)
5 8 (3.74%) JBehave
5 8 (3.74%) SoapUI
6 7 (3.27%) Behat
7 5 (2.34%) Visual Studio
7 5 (2.34%) Hudson
7 5 (2.34%) TeamCity
8 3 (1.40%) PHPUnit
9 1 (0.47%) JUnit
9 1 (0.47%) Subversion
9 1 (0.47%) Appcelerator Titanium
9 1 (0.47%) Firebug
General
1 2 (0.93%) Games
1 2 (0.93%) Finance
2 1 (0.47%) Retail
2 1 (0.47%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 139 (64.95%) Developer
2 107 (50.00%) PHP Developer
3 45 (21.03%) Web Developer
4 32 (14.95%) PHP Web Developer
5 21 (9.81%) Architect
6 20 (9.35%) PHP Zend Developer
7 19 (8.88%) Software Engineer
8 18 (8.41%) Analyst
9 16 (7.48%) Technical Architect
10 15 (7.01%) Tester
11 13 (6.07%) Test Analyst
12 12 (5.61%) Front-End Developer
12 12 (5.61%) Cloud Engineer
13 11 (5.14%) Cloud Software Engineer
14 10 (4.67%) PHP Drupal Developer
14 10 (4.67%) PHP Symfony Developer
15 8 (3.74%) Automation Tester
16 6 (2.80%) Magento Developer
16 6 (2.80%) DevOps Engineer
16 6 (2.80%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 75 (35.05%) HTML
2 65 (30.37%) CSS
3 48 (22.43%) Symfony
4 38 (17.76%) jQuery
5 28 (13.08%) HTML5
6 25 (11.68%) Web Services
6 25 (11.68%) CodeIgniter
7 21 (9.81%) LAMP
8 15 (7.01%) CSS3
9 14 (6.54%) XML
10 12 (5.61%) .NET
11 9 (4.21%) Sass
12 7 (3.27%) ASP.NET
12 7 (3.27%) Zend Framework
13 6 (2.80%) SOAP
14 5 (2.34%) RESTful
14 5 (2.34%) JSON
15 4 (1.87%) AngularJS
16 3 (1.40%) LESS
16 3 (1.40%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 23 (10.75%) Open Source
2 10 (4.67%) Reference Data
3 9 (4.21%) Data Integration
4 6 (2.80%) Client/Server
5 5 (2.34%) Computer Science
6 3 (1.40%) Mobile App
7 2 (0.93%) iPhone
7 2 (0.93%) Digital Media
7 2 (0.93%) NHS
8 1 (0.47%) Blackberry
8 1 (0.47%) E-Learning
8 1 (0.47%) RIA
8 1 (0.47%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 35 (16.36%) Linux
2 7 (3.27%) Mac OS
3 6 (2.80%) Windows
4 3 (1.40%) UNIX
4 3 (1.40%) Android
5 1 (0.47%) Solaris
5 1 (0.47%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 64 (29.91%) MVC
2 50 (23.36%) TDD
3 32 (14.95%) OO
4 30 (14.02%) Agile Software Development
5 28 (13.08%) Software Engineering
5 28 (13.08%) OOP
6 26 (12.15%) E-Commerce
7 20 (9.35%) BDD
8 17 (7.94%) Performance Testing
9 16 (7.48%) Web Development
10 15 (7.01%) Scrum
11 14 (6.54%) Validation
12 12 (5.61%) Unit Testing
13 11 (5.14%) Data Modelling
13 11 (5.14%) Data Architecture
14 9 (4.21%) DevOps
14 9 (4.21%) Test Automation
15 8 (3.74%) User Stories
16 7 (3.27%) Automated Testing
16 7 (3.27%) Continuous Integration
Programming Languages
1 78 (36.45%) JavaScript
2 58 (27.10%) Java
3 29 (13.55%) Ruby
4 22 (10.28%) SQL
5 21 (9.81%) C#
5 21 (9.81%) C++
5 21 (9.81%) PHP5
6 17 (7.94%) Python
7 7 (3.27%) Bash Shell
8 5 (2.34%) VB.NET
9 2 (0.93%) T-SQL
9 2 (0.93%) Perl
10 1 (0.47%) Shell Script
10 1 (0.47%) PL/SQL
10 1 (0.47%) VB
Qualifications
1 8 (3.74%) ISEB
2 3 (1.40%) Degree
3 1 (0.47%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (6.07%) QA
Systems Management
1 7 (3.27%) Puppet
1 7 (3.27%) Salt
1 7 (3.27%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (0.47%) HAProxy
2 1 (0.47%) Capistrano
Vendors
1 73 (34.11%) Zend
2 16 (7.48%) Red Hat
3 5 (2.34%) Adobe
4 4 (1.87%) Twitter
4 4 (1.87%) Microsoft
5 3 (1.40%) Google
5 3 (1.40%) Facebook
6 2 (0.93%) Sony
6 2 (0.93%) Oracle
7 1 (0.47%) TIBCO
7 1 (0.47%) Appcelerator
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