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 24 October 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
24 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
PHP
Rank 51 24 55
Rank change year-on-year
-27 +31
Contract jobs citing PHP 53 94 52
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 3.10% 6.20% 3.01%
As % of the Programming Languages category 8.94% 16.32% 8.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 40 77 24
Average daily rate
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£325 £300 £315
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.33% -4.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £225 £198
10% offered a daily rate of more than £378 £425 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £288 £290
% change year-on-year
+13.04% -0.86%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 2
Average hourly rate - £20.50 £24.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -15.46%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.25 £31.25 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+12.80% +13.63%
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
593 576 623
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 34.64% 38.02% 36.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 359 352 324
Average daily rate £340 £305 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.38% -6.07%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £225 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £425 £430
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 18 10
Average hourly rate £32.50 £20.50 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+58.53% +17.14%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.75 £13.65 £17.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £48.25 £45.00 £31.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £33.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+4.47% -4.28%

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 24 October 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 24 October 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 -23 40 £325 +8.33% 29
Huddersfield - 2 £254 - 4
Batley - - - - 1
Bradford - - - - 2
Castleford - - - -
Otley - - - - 1
Pontefract - - - -
Wakefield - - - - 3
Wetherby - - - - 2
PHP
Yorkshire

PHP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 24 October 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 54 (38.57%) Agile Software Development
2 43 (30.71%) Java
3 42 (30.00%) Linux
3 42 (30.00%) Ruby
4 39 (27.86%) JavaScript
5 38 (27.14%) HTML
5 38 (27.14%) MySQL
6 36 (25.71%) Apache
7 35 (25.00%) CSS
7 35 (25.00%) Software Engineering
8 34 (24.29%) Python
9 33 (23.57%) TDD
10 30 (21.43%) Redis
11 27 (19.29%) C++
12 26 (18.57%) Web Services
13 23 (16.43%) MVC
13 23 (16.43%) Open Source
13 23 (16.43%) DevOps
14 22 (15.71%) Opscode Chef
14 22 (15.71%) Puppet
14 22 (15.71%) Amazon AWS
15 20 (14.29%) PostgreSQL
15 20 (14.29%) Tomcat
16 19 (13.57%) Red Hat
16 19 (13.57%) jQuery
17 18 (12.86%) Internet
18 17 (12.14%) Configuration Management
18 17 (12.14%) OO
18 17 (12.14%) JMeter
18 17 (12.14%) MongoDB

PHP
Top Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 24 October 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 36 (25.71%) Apache
2 20 (14.29%) Tomcat
3 17 (12.14%) Node.js
4 7 (5.00%) CMS
5 5 (3.57%) nginx
6 4 (2.86%) WordPress
7 3 (2.14%) OpenStack
7 3 (2.14%) Moodle
7 3 (2.14%) SharePoint
8 2 (1.43%) SugarCRM
9 1 (0.71%) Drupal
9 1 (0.71%) BizTalk Server
9 1 (0.71%) MQSeries
Business Applications
1 9 (6.43%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 22 (15.71%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (3.57%) Route 53
2 5 (3.57%) Amazon EC2
2 5 (3.57%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 18 (12.86%) Internet
2 16 (11.43%) OpenLDAP
3 15 (10.71%) DNS
4 11 (7.86%) TCP/IP
5 10 (7.14%) SSL
6 5 (3.57%) DHCP
6 5 (3.57%) SSH
7 3 (2.14%) Intrusion Detection
7 3 (2.14%) Network Security
7 3 (2.14%) Cisco ASA
7 3 (2.14%) LDAP
7 3 (2.14%) Firewall
8 1 (0.71%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 38 (27.14%) MySQL
2 30 (21.43%) Redis
3 20 (14.29%) PostgreSQL
4 17 (12.14%) MongoDB
5 10 (7.14%) NoSQL
6 9 (6.43%) SQL Server
7 8 (5.71%) Riak
7 8 (5.71%) Couchbase
7 8 (5.71%) SimpleDB
8 5 (3.57%) Amazon RDS
9 4 (2.86%) Relational Database
10 3 (2.14%) Hypertable
10 3 (2.14%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 3 (2.14%) RDBMS
10 3 (2.14%) CouchDB
11 1 (0.71%) QlikView
11 1 (0.71%) Crystal Reports
Development Applications
1 17 (12.14%) JMeter
2 15 (10.71%) Selenium
3 11 (7.86%) Git (software)
4 9 (6.43%) Subversion
5 8 (5.71%) WebDriver
5 8 (5.71%) Cucumber
6 6 (4.29%) SoapUI
6 6 (4.29%) Behat
6 6 (4.29%) JBehave
7 5 (3.57%) Mercurial
7 5 (3.57%) Bazaar
8 4 (2.86%) Jenkins
9 3 (2.14%) Fiddler
9 3 (2.14%) PHPUnit
9 3 (2.14%) Visual Studio
10 1 (0.71%) JUnit
10 1 (0.71%) Firebug
General
1 5 (3.57%) Telecoms
2 1 (0.71%) Retail
Job Titles
1 57 (40.71%) Developer
2 35 (25.00%) PHP Developer
3 26 (18.57%) Software Engineer
4 19 (13.57%) Cloud Engineer
5 17 (12.14%) Architect
6 16 (11.43%) Technical Architect
6 16 (11.43%) Cloud Software Engineer
7 14 (10.00%) Tester
8 13 (9.29%) DevOps Engineer
9 12 (8.57%) Web Developer
10 8 (5.71%) Analyst
10 8 (5.71%) PHP Web Developer
11 7 (5.00%) Automation Tester
12 6 (4.29%) Magento Developer
12 6 (4.29%) Linux DevOps Engineer
12 6 (4.29%) Test Analyst
13 5 (3.57%) JavaScript Developer
14 4 (2.86%) Test Engineer
15 3 (2.14%) Systems Engineer
15 3 (2.14%) Systems Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 38 (27.14%) HTML
2 35 (25.00%) CSS
3 26 (18.57%) Web Services
4 19 (13.57%) jQuery
5 16 (11.43%) LAMP
6 14 (10.00%) HTML5
7 11 (7.86%) CSS3
8 9 (6.43%) Symfony
9 8 (5.71%) .NET
9 8 (5.71%) J2EE
10 6 (4.29%) SOAP
11 5 (3.57%) XML
11 5 (3.57%) AngularJS
12 4 (2.86%) ASP.NET
12 4 (2.86%) Spring
12 4 (2.86%) MooTools
12 4 (2.86%) Zend Framework
12 4 (2.86%) Java EE
13 3 (2.14%) Dojo
13 3 (2.14%) YUI
Miscellaneous
1 23 (16.43%) Open Source
2 13 (9.29%) Client/Server
3 10 (7.14%) Reference Data
4 9 (6.43%) Data Integration
5 5 (3.57%) User Experience
5 5 (3.57%) Analytical Skills
6 3 (2.14%) NHS
7 2 (1.43%) Mobile App
7 2 (1.43%) Enterprise Software
8 1 (0.71%) Data Structures
8 1 (0.71%) E-Learning
8 1 (0.71%) RIA
8 1 (0.71%) Digital Media
Operating Systems
1 42 (30.00%) Linux
2 7 (5.00%) UNIX
3 6 (4.29%) Windows
4 4 (2.86%) Mac OS
5 3 (2.14%) Solaris
6 2 (1.43%) Android
7 1 (0.71%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 54 (38.57%) Agile Software Development
2 35 (25.00%) Software Engineering
3 33 (23.57%) TDD
4 23 (16.43%) MVC
4 23 (16.43%) DevOps
5 17 (12.14%) Configuration Management
5 17 (12.14%) OO
5 17 (12.14%) Performance Testing
6 14 (10.00%) Validation
7 13 (9.29%) OOP
7 13 (9.29%) E-Commerce
7 13 (9.29%) Continuous Integration
7 13 (9.29%) BDD
8 12 (8.57%) Scrum
9 11 (7.86%) Data Modelling
9 11 (7.86%) Test Automation
9 11 (7.86%) Data Architecture
10 6 (4.29%) Unit Testing
10 6 (4.29%) User Stories
10 6 (4.29%) Load Balancing
Programming Languages
1 43 (30.71%) Java
2 42 (30.00%) Ruby
3 39 (27.86%) JavaScript
4 34 (24.29%) Python
5 27 (19.29%) C++
6 16 (11.43%) Bash Shell
7 15 (10.71%) SQL
8 14 (10.00%) C#
9 12 (8.57%) PHP5
10 8 (5.71%) Perl
11 6 (4.29%) Shell Script
12 5 (3.57%) T-SQL
13 3 (2.14%) VB.NET
13 3 (2.14%) C
14 1 (0.71%) VB
Qualifications
1 6 (4.29%) ISEB
2 4 (2.86%) Degree
2 4 (2.86%) Security Cleared
3 3 (2.14%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (6.43%) QA
System Software
1 1 (0.71%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 22 (15.71%) Puppet
1 22 (15.71%) Opscode Chef
2 11 (7.86%) Salt
3 5 (3.57%) HAProxy
4 3 (2.14%) Ansible
4 3 (2.14%) CFEngine
4 3 (2.14%) Cobbler
4 3 (2.14%) Tivoli
4 3 (2.14%) Nagios
4 3 (2.14%) Norton AntiVirus
5 1 (0.71%) Capistrano
Vendors
1 19 (13.57%) Red Hat
2 14 (10.00%) Zend
3 12 (8.57%) Oracle
4 3 (2.14%) Cisco
4 3 (2.14%) Symantec
4 3 (2.14%) McAfee
4 3 (2.14%) Websense
4 3 (2.14%) Splunk
4 3 (2.14%) VMware
4 3 (2.14%) Blue Coat
4 3 (2.14%) Juniper
4 3 (2.14%) SaltStack
5 2 (1.43%) Sony
5 2 (1.43%) Microsoft
6 1 (0.71%) TIBCO
6 1 (0.71%) Percona
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