The table below looks at the statistics for the PHP Developer role in IT contracts advertised for the Yorkshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited PHP Developer in their job title over the 3 months to 28 May 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 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
PHP Developer
Rank 114 47 97
Rank change year-on-year
-67 +50
Contract jobs requiring a PHP Developer 31 94 16
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 1.07% 3.67% 0.85%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.15% 3.92% 0.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 83 9
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£285 £350 £250
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-18.57% +40.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £288 £191
10% offered a daily rate of more than £360 £450 £275
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £350 £250
% change year-on-year
-14.28% +40.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 4 0
Average hourly rate - £30.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £30.00 -
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the Yorkshire region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of contract jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
Yorkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
2692 2401 1782
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 92.60% 93.79% 94.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 1789 1531 927
Average daily rate £350 £350 £313
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +12.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £210 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £490 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 99 123 102
Average hourly rate £13.46 £14.50 £13.71
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.17% +5.76%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.49 £10.00 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £30.00 £34.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £16.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-3.03% -5.71%

PHP Developer
Jobs Demand Trend in Yorkshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing PHP Developer in the job title across the Yorkshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

PHP Developer Jobs Demand Trend in Yorkshire

PHP Developer
Daily Rate Trend in Yorkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing PHP Developer across the Yorkshire region.

PHP Developer Daily Rate Trend in Yorkshire

PHP Developer
Daily Rate Histogram in Yorkshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing PHP Developer across the Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 28 May 2015.

PHP Developer Daily Rate Histogram in Yorkshire

PHP Developer
Hourly Rate Trend in Yorkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing PHP Developer across the Yorkshire region.

PHP Developer Hourly Rate Trend in Yorkshire

PHP Developer
Contract Job Locations in Yorkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing PHP Developer within the Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 28 May 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
West Yorkshire -68 20 £275 -21.42% 34
North Yorkshire -6 6 £325 -7.14% 7
South Yorkshire -23 2 £261 -30.33% 6
PHP Developer
England

PHP Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 28 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Yorkshire region that cited PHP Developer in their job title 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 with PHP Developer in their job title.

1 68 (100.00%) PHP
2 36 (52.94%) MySQL
3 35 (51.47%) JavaScript
4 34 (50.00%) HTML
5 32 (47.06%) CSS
6 29 (42.65%) Agile Software Development
7 22 (32.35%) Zend
8 21 (30.88%) TDD
8 21 (30.88%) LAMP
9 19 (27.94%) jQuery
10 18 (26.47%) MVC
11 16 (23.53%) Linux
11 16 (23.53%) Doctrine
12 14 (20.59%) OO PHP
12 14 (20.59%) Unit Testing
13 13 (19.12%) Git (software)
13 13 (19.12%) OO
13 13 (19.12%) XML
14 10 (14.71%) SQL
14 10 (14.71%) Software Engineering
14 10 (14.71%) BDD
15 9 (13.24%) Apache
16 8 (11.76%) PHPUnit
16 8 (11.76%) CSS3
16 8 (11.76%) Symfony
16 8 (11.76%) PHP5
16 8 (11.76%) CodeIgniter
17 7 (10.29%) HTML5
17 7 (10.29%) AngularJS
18 6 (8.82%) Pair Programming

PHP Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 28 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Yorkshire region that cited PHP Developer in their job title 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 with PHP Developer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 9 (13.24%) Apache
2 6 (8.82%) Node.js
3 4 (5.88%) CMS
4 3 (4.41%) nginx
5 1 (1.47%) WordPress
5 1 (1.47%) JBoss
5 1 (1.47%) Tomcat
5 1 (1.47%) IIS
Business Applications
1 1 (1.47%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.94%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 36 (52.94%) MySQL
2 5 (7.35%) MongoDB
3 4 (5.88%) Relational Database
4 3 (4.41%) SQL Server
5 2 (2.94%) PostgreSQL
6 1 (1.47%) CouchDB
Development Applications
1 13 (19.12%) Git (software)
2 8 (11.76%) PHPUnit
General
1 3 (4.41%) Marketing
2 1 (1.47%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 34 (50.00%) HTML
2 32 (47.06%) CSS
3 21 (30.88%) LAMP
4 19 (27.94%) jQuery
5 16 (23.53%) Doctrine
6 13 (19.12%) XML
7 8 (11.76%) CSS3
7 8 (11.76%) Symfony
7 8 (11.76%) CodeIgniter
8 7 (10.29%) HTML5
8 7 (10.29%) AngularJS
9 6 (8.82%) RESTful
10 5 (7.35%) Backbone.js
11 4 (5.88%) Ajax
11 4 (5.88%) XHTML
12 3 (4.41%) Sass
13 2 (2.94%) .NET
13 2 (2.94%) ASP.NET
13 2 (2.94%) XSL
13 2 (2.94%) Ember.js
Miscellaneous
1 4 (5.88%) Inversion of Control
2 2 (2.94%) CCTV
2 2 (2.94%) Mobile App
2 2 (2.94%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (1.47%) User Experience
3 1 (1.47%) E-Learning
Operating Systems
1 16 (23.53%) Linux
2 2 (2.94%) Windows
2 2 (2.94%) Windows Phone
3 1 (1.47%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (42.65%) Agile Software Development
2 21 (30.88%) TDD
3 18 (26.47%) MVC
4 14 (20.59%) OO PHP
4 14 (20.59%) Unit Testing
5 13 (19.12%) OO
6 10 (14.71%) Software Engineering
6 10 (14.71%) BDD
7 6 (8.82%) Pair Programming
7 6 (8.82%) Web Development
7 6 (8.82%) OOP
8 4 (5.88%) Scrum
8 4 (5.88%) Web Design
8 4 (5.88%) E-Commerce
8 4 (5.88%) Planning Poker
8 4 (5.88%) Domain-Driven Design
9 2 (2.94%) Refactoring
9 2 (2.94%) Automated Testing
9 2 (2.94%) Migration
9 2 (2.94%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 68 (100.00%) PHP
2 35 (51.47%) JavaScript
3 10 (14.71%) SQL
4 8 (11.76%) PHP5
5 4 (5.88%) Python
5 4 (5.88%) Perl
6 3 (4.41%) Java
7 1 (1.47%) Shell Script
7 1 (1.47%) T-SQL
7 1 (1.47%) C
7 1 (1.47%) C++
7 1 (1.47%) PL/SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.47%) QA
Systems Management
1 4 (5.88%) Vagrant
Vendors
1 22 (32.35%) Zend
2 4 (5.88%) Oracle
3 1 (1.47%) Twitter
3 1 (1.47%) Adobe
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