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 27 February 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
27 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
PHP
Rank 38 27 59
Rank change year-on-year
-11 +32
Contract jobs citing PHP 76 81 25
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 4.41% 5.19% 1.78%
As % of the Programming Languages category 11.53% 13.30% 5.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 51 70 20
Average daily rate
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£375 £300 £280
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+25.00% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £245 £275 £223
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £371 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £305 £275
% change year-on-year
+6.55% +10.90%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 1
Average hourly rate - £96.25 £13.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +640.38%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £24.25 £30.75
% change year-on-year
-27.83% -21.13%
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
659 609 467
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 38.27% 39.04% 33.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 435 429 242
Average daily rate £350 £315 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.11% +5.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £253 £208
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £400 £413
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 8 24
Average hourly rate £37.75 £21.25 £15.93
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+77.64% +33.43%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.00 £13.60 £12.42
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £175.00 £35.00
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 27 February 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 27 February 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 -4 71 £394 +31.25% 42
Huddersfield +2 3 £175 -45.09% 4
Bradford -11 2 £375 +33.92% 3
Wakefield - 1 £375 - 1
Wetherby - - - - 1
Dewsbury - - - -
Halifax - - - - 3
Otley - - - -
Pontefract - - - - 1
PHP
Yorkshire

PHP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 27 February 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 75 (51.72%) Agile Software Development
2 68 (46.90%) Linux
3 65 (44.83%) Python
4 57 (39.31%) Ruby
5 52 (35.86%) DevOps
6 45 (31.03%) Java
7 44 (30.34%) Puppet
8 43 (29.66%) Software Engineering
8 43 (29.66%) MySQL
9 41 (28.28%) JavaScript
9 41 (28.28%) MongoDB
10 40 (27.59%) Apache
11 39 (26.90%) Opscode Chef
12 34 (23.45%) HTML
12 34 (23.45%) CSS
13 33 (22.76%) SQL
14 32 (22.07%) TDD
14 32 (22.07%) MVC
15 28 (19.31%) Oracle
16 27 (18.62%) C
17 25 (17.24%) Splunk
17 25 (17.24%) Git (software)
18 23 (15.86%) Riak
18 23 (15.86%) LAMP
19 22 (15.17%) Node.js
19 22 (15.17%) Bash Shell
19 22 (15.17%) Graphite
20 21 (14.48%) Analytical Skills
20 21 (14.48%) jQuery
21 19 (13.10%) Zend

PHP
Top Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 27 February 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 40 (27.59%) Apache
2 22 (15.17%) Node.js
3 7 (4.83%) CMS
4 6 (4.14%) Tomcat
4 6 (4.14%) Apache ServiceMix
5 5 (3.45%) OpenStack
6 4 (2.76%) nginx
7 3 (2.07%) Moodle
7 3 (2.07%) Drupal
8 2 (1.38%) WordPress
8 2 (1.38%) JBoss
9 1 (0.69%) Sitecore CMS
9 1 (0.69%) Umbraco
9 1 (0.69%) SharePoint
Applications
1 3 (2.07%) Photoshop
2 1 (0.69%) MS Project
2 1 (0.69%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 4 (2.76%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 11 (7.59%) Amazon AWS
2 6 (4.14%) Amazon EC2
3 5 (3.45%) Amazon S3
3 5 (3.45%) Route 53
4 1 (0.69%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 13 (8.97%) TCP/IP
2 12 (8.28%) SSL
3 11 (7.59%) DNS
4 10 (6.90%) Internet
5 9 (6.21%) Firewall
6 8 (5.52%) HTTP
7 4 (2.76%) DHCP
8 3 (2.07%) Intrusion Detection
8 3 (2.07%) Cisco ASA
9 2 (1.38%) Network Security
9 2 (1.38%) LDAP
10 1 (0.69%) OSPF
10 1 (0.69%) BGP
10 1 (0.69%) EIGRP
10 1 (0.69%) FWSM
10 1 (0.69%) Wi-Fi
10 1 (0.69%) SSH
10 1 (0.69%) SAN
10 1 (0.69%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 43 (29.66%) MySQL
2 41 (28.28%) MongoDB
3 23 (15.86%) Riak
4 19 (13.10%) NoSQL
5 18 (12.41%) CouchDB
5 18 (12.41%) Hypertable
6 16 (11.03%) Redis
7 11 (7.59%) PostgreSQL
8 8 (5.52%) SimpleDB
8 8 (5.52%) Couchbase
9 7 (4.83%) Pentaho
10 5 (3.45%) Amazon RDS
11 3 (2.07%) Relational Database
12 2 (1.38%) RDBMS
12 2 (1.38%) SQL Server
13 1 (0.69%) Informix
13 1 (0.69%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 25 (17.24%) Git (software)
2 18 (12.41%) Fiddler
3 13 (8.97%) Subversion
4 12 (8.28%) Jenkins
5 8 (5.52%) PHPUnit
6 7 (4.83%) JUnit
7 6 (4.14%) JMeter
7 6 (4.14%) QUnit
8 3 (2.07%) Selenium
9 2 (1.38%) Bazaar
9 2 (1.38%) Mercurial
10 1 (0.69%) Grunt
10 1 (0.69%) Bower
General
1 5 (3.45%) Telecoms
2 3 (2.07%) Retail
2 3 (2.07%) Marketing
3 2 (1.38%) Games
4 1 (0.69%) Finance
Job Titles
1 71 (48.97%) Developer
2 35 (24.14%) PHP Developer
2 35 (24.14%) DevOps Engineer
3 14 (9.66%) Senior Developer
4 13 (8.97%) Software Engineer
5 11 (7.59%) Web Developer
5 11 (7.59%) Java Developer
6 6 (4.14%) Cloud Engineer
6 6 (4.14%) Senior PHP Developer
7 5 (3.45%) Designer
7 5 (3.45%) PHP LAMP Developer
7 5 (3.45%) PHP Zend Developer
7 5 (3.45%) Analyst
8 4 (2.76%) Systems Engineer
8 4 (2.76%) Programmer
8 4 (2.76%) Senior Java Developer
8 4 (2.76%) Cloud Software Engineer
8 4 (2.76%) Front-End Developer
8 4 (2.76%) JavaScript Developer
8 4 (2.76%) Web Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 34 (23.45%) HTML
1 34 (23.45%) CSS
2 23 (15.86%) LAMP
3 21 (14.48%) jQuery
4 17 (11.72%) Web Services
4 17 (11.72%) XML
4 17 (11.72%) Doctrine
5 15 (10.34%) J2EE
6 14 (9.66%) Symfony
6 14 (9.66%) CSS3
7 13 (8.97%) HTML5
8 10 (6.90%) Hibernate
9 9 (6.21%) CodeIgniter
10 8 (5.52%) Ajax
11 7 (4.83%) JRules
11 7 (4.83%) JSON
11 7 (4.83%) JPA
11 7 (4.83%) Drools
11 7 (4.83%) Mustache
12 6 (4.14%) ActiveMQ
Miscellaneous
1 21 (14.48%) Analytical Skills
2 17 (11.72%) Open Source
3 13 (8.97%) Client/Server
4 6 (4.14%) Smartcard
4 6 (4.14%) PKI
5 4 (2.76%) Inversion of Control
6 3 (2.07%) Mobile App
6 3 (2.07%) Video Editing
6 3 (2.07%) E-Learning
6 3 (2.07%) User Experience
7 2 (1.38%) IBM XIV
7 2 (1.38%) Clustering
7 2 (1.38%) NHS
7 2 (1.38%) Enterprise Storage
8 1 (0.69%) Enterprise Software
8 1 (0.69%) Computer Science
8 1 (0.69%) Wiki
8 1 (0.69%) Management Information System
8 1 (0.69%) CLARiiON
8 1 (0.69%) Symmetrix
Operating Systems
1 68 (46.90%) Linux
2 11 (7.59%) UNIX
3 6 (4.14%) CentOS
3 6 (4.14%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 4 (2.76%) Windows
5 3 (2.07%) Solaris
6 2 (1.38%) Mac OS X
7 1 (0.69%) Android
7 1 (0.69%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 75 (51.72%) Agile Software Development
2 52 (35.86%) DevOps
3 43 (29.66%) Software Engineering
4 32 (22.07%) TDD
4 32 (22.07%) MVC
5 18 (12.41%) Configuration Management
6 17 (11.72%) Continuous Integration
7 15 (10.34%) Scrum
8 11 (7.59%) Unit Testing
9 10 (6.90%) Load Balancing
9 10 (6.90%) OOP
10 9 (6.21%) Web Design
10 9 (6.21%) Web Development
11 8 (5.52%) OO
11 8 (5.52%) E-Commerce
11 8 (5.52%) BDD
12 7 (4.83%) Risk Management
12 7 (4.83%) Workflow
12 7 (4.83%) Project Management
12 7 (4.83%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 65 (44.83%) Python
2 57 (39.31%) Ruby
3 45 (31.03%) Java
4 41 (28.28%) JavaScript
5 33 (22.76%) SQL
6 27 (18.62%) C
7 22 (15.17%) Bash Shell
8 19 (13.10%) C++
9 15 (10.34%) Perl
10 10 (6.90%) PHP5
11 9 (6.21%) Scala
11 9 (6.21%) VB
12 7 (4.83%) C#
13 6 (4.14%) Shell Script
14 2 (1.38%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 10 (6.90%) Security Cleared
2 5 (3.45%) Degree
3 2 (1.38%) SC Cleared
4 1 (0.69%) VCP4
4 1 (0.69%) CCNP
4 1 (0.69%) CCNA
4 1 (0.69%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (0.69%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.38%) QA
2 1 (0.69%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 3 (2.07%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (0.69%) XenServer
2 1 (0.69%) vSphere
2 1 (0.69%) VMware ESX
2 1 (0.69%) Xen
Systems Management
1 44 (30.34%) Puppet
2 39 (26.90%) Opscode Chef
3 22 (15.17%) Graphite
4 18 (12.41%) Ansible
4 18 (12.41%) Nagios
4 18 (12.41%) CFEngine
5 9 (6.21%) Salt
6 7 (4.83%) OpenIDM
7 4 (2.76%) Tivoli
7 4 (2.76%) Cobbler
7 4 (2.76%) Vagrant
7 4 (2.76%) HAProxy
8 2 (1.38%) Norton AntiVirus
9 1 (0.69%) Opsview
Vendors
1 28 (19.31%) Oracle
2 25 (17.24%) Splunk
3 19 (13.10%) Zend
4 18 (12.41%) SaltStack
5 11 (7.59%) Red Hat
6 10 (6.90%) Cisco
7 5 (3.45%) VMware
8 2 (1.38%) Blue Coat
8 2 (1.38%) Percona
8 2 (1.38%) IBM
8 2 (1.38%) HP
8 2 (1.38%) Symantec
8 2 (1.38%) McAfee
8 2 (1.38%) Websense
8 2 (1.38%) Juniper
9 1 (0.69%) Sony
9 1 (0.69%) EMC
9 1 (0.69%) Rackspace
9 1 (0.69%) NetSuite
9 1 (0.69%) Sitecore
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