The table below looks at the statistics for PHP skills 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 over the 3 months to 17 April 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
17 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
PHP
Rank 54 26 42
Rank change year-on-year
-28 +16
Contract jobs citing PHP 97 139 81
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 3.38% 5.41% 3.84%
As % of the Programming Languages category 8.12% 12.92% 11.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 48 114 60
Average daily rate
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£308 £350 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-12.14% +16.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £178 £270 £216
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £438 £417
UK excluding London average daily rate £310 £325 £275
% change year-on-year
-4.61% +18.18%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 4
Average hourly rate - £17.50 £14.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +25.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.35 £35.00 £15.75
% change year-on-year
-24.71% +122.22%
PHP
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Programming Languages category in contract jobs advertised in the Yorkshire region.

Programming Languages Category
Yorkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
1195 1076 725
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 41.64% 41.92% 34.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 770 725 373
Average daily rate £340 £315 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.93% +5.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £400 £410
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £330 £325
% change year-on-year
+6.06% +1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 21 31
Average hourly rate £40.00 £29.00 £16.46
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+37.93% +76.15%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £36.40 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-1.09% +4.00%

PHP
Jobs Demand Trend in Yorkshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing PHP across the Yorkshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Programming Languages category.

PHP Jobs Demand Trend in Yorkshire

PHP
Daily Rate Trend in Yorkshire

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

PHP Daily Rate Trend in Yorkshire

PHP
Daily Rate Histogram in Yorkshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing PHP across the Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 17 April 2015.

PHP Daily Rate Histogram in Yorkshire

PHP
Hourly Rate Trend in Yorkshire

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

PHP Hourly Rate Trend in Yorkshire

PHP
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 within the Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 17 April 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 -24 73 £300 -14.28% 57
North Yorkshire -17 7 £325 +16.07% 6
South Yorkshire -14 4 £250 -23.07% 9
East Yorkshire - - - - 1
PHP
England

PHP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 17 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the 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 83 (45.11%) Agile Software Development
2 81 (44.02%) JavaScript
3 76 (41.30%) HTML
3 76 (41.30%) MySQL
4 75 (40.76%) Linux
5 74 (40.22%) CSS
6 57 (30.98%) Python
7 48 (26.09%) Apache
8 46 (25.00%) Ruby
9 45 (24.46%) DevOps
10 42 (22.83%) Node.js
10 42 (22.83%) Git (software)
11 41 (22.28%) SQL
11 41 (22.28%) MongoDB
12 40 (21.74%) jQuery
13 39 (21.20%) Java
14 37 (20.11%) Software Engineering
15 36 (19.57%) TDD
15 36 (19.57%) Puppet
16 32 (17.39%) HTML5
17 31 (16.85%) Opscode Chef
17 31 (16.85%) MVC
18 30 (16.30%) CSS3
19 27 (14.67%) Oracle
20 25 (13.59%) XML
20 25 (13.59%) C
21 24 (13.04%) LAMP
21 24 (13.04%) Splunk
22 22 (11.96%) Zend
23 21 (11.41%) Continuous Integration

PHP
Top Related IT Skills in Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the 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 48 (26.09%) Apache
2 42 (22.83%) Node.js
3 10 (5.43%) Tomcat
3 10 (5.43%) CMS
4 6 (3.26%) nginx
4 6 (3.26%) Moodle
4 6 (3.26%) WordPress
4 6 (3.26%) Apache ServiceMix
5 3 (1.63%) Drupal
5 3 (1.63%) JBoss
6 2 (1.09%) IIS
6 2 (1.09%) SharePoint
6 2 (1.09%) ColdFusion
6 2 (1.09%) OpenStack
7 1 (0.54%) Joomla!
7 1 (0.54%) Umbraco
7 1 (0.54%) Sitecore CMS
7 1 (0.54%) Jadu
7 1 (0.54%) NServiceBus
Applications
1 14 (7.61%) Photoshop
2 9 (4.89%) Fireworks
2 9 (4.89%) Adobe Illustrator
3 2 (1.09%) MS Visio
3 2 (1.09%) MS Project
4 1 (0.54%) MS Office
4 1 (0.54%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 4 (2.17%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 11 (5.98%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (2.17%) Amazon EC2
3 3 (1.63%) Amazon S3
3 3 (1.63%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (1.63%) Route 53
3 3 (1.63%) Virtual Private Cloud
4 2 (1.09%) Amazon CloudWatch
4 2 (1.09%) AWS CloudFormation
5 1 (0.54%) Cloud Computing
5 1 (0.54%) IaaS
5 1 (0.54%) SaaS
5 1 (0.54%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 13 (7.07%) TCP/IP
2 11 (5.98%) Internet
2 11 (5.98%) SSL
3 10 (5.43%) Firewall
4 9 (4.89%) DNS
5 7 (3.80%) HTTP
6 4 (2.17%) SAN
7 3 (1.63%) NAS
7 3 (1.63%) DHCP
8 2 (1.09%) Intrusion Detection
8 2 (1.09%) Intranet
9 1 (0.54%) Wi-Fi
9 1 (0.54%) SSH
9 1 (0.54%) Cisco ASA
9 1 (0.54%) OpenVPN
9 1 (0.54%) FWSM
9 1 (0.54%) OSPF
9 1 (0.54%) BGP
9 1 (0.54%) EIGRP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 76 (41.30%) MySQL
2 41 (22.28%) MongoDB
3 19 (10.33%) NoSQL
4 17 (9.24%) Riak
5 16 (8.70%) Hypertable
5 16 (8.70%) CouchDB
6 12 (6.52%) Redis
7 11 (5.98%) PostgreSQL
8 9 (4.89%) Relational Database
9 7 (3.80%) Couchbase
9 7 (3.80%) Pentaho
9 7 (3.80%) SimpleDB
10 6 (3.26%) SQL Server
11 5 (2.72%) Informix
12 4 (2.17%) RDBMS
13 3 (1.63%) Amazon RDS
14 2 (1.09%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 42 (22.83%) Git (software)
2 16 (8.70%) Fiddler
3 14 (7.61%) Jenkins
4 11 (5.98%) Grunt
4 11 (5.98%) Bower
5 10 (5.43%) Subversion
6 9 (4.89%) Sublime Text
7 8 (4.35%) PHPUnit
7 8 (4.35%) JUnit
8 6 (3.26%) JMeter
8 6 (3.26%) QUnit
9 4 (2.17%) JIRA
9 4 (2.17%) Selenium
10 1 (0.54%) Visual Studio
10 1 (0.54%) MSI
10 1 (0.54%) Maven
10 1 (0.54%) Bazaar
10 1 (0.54%) Team Foundation Server
10 1 (0.54%) Mercurial
General
1 4 (2.17%) Publishing
1 4 (2.17%) Games
2 3 (1.63%) Telecoms
2 3 (1.63%) Marketing
3 2 (1.09%) Finance
3 2 (1.09%) Retail
Job Titles
1 112 (60.87%) Developer
2 62 (33.70%) PHP Developer
3 31 (16.85%) DevOps Engineer
4 16 (8.70%) Web Developer
5 14 (7.61%) JavaScript Developer
6 13 (7.07%) Front-End Developer
6 13 (7.07%) Senior Developer
7 10 (5.43%) Java Developer
8 7 (3.80%) Software Engineer
8 7 (3.80%) PHP MySQL Developer
9 6 (3.26%) PHP LAMP Developer
10 5 (2.72%) PHP Zend Developer
10 5 (2.72%) Designer
10 5 (2.72%) Web Manager
10 5 (2.72%) PHP Web Developer
10 5 (2.72%) Senior PHP Developer
10 5 (2.72%) Analyst
10 5 (2.72%) Web Designer
11 4 (2.17%) Lead Developer
11 4 (2.17%) Senior Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 76 (41.30%) HTML
2 74 (40.22%) CSS
3 40 (21.74%) jQuery
4 32 (17.39%) HTML5
5 30 (16.30%) CSS3
6 25 (13.59%) XML
7 24 (13.04%) LAMP
8 18 (9.78%) Sass
9 17 (9.24%) Doctrine
9 17 (9.24%) Web Services
10 14 (7.61%) Symfony
10 14 (7.61%) AngularJS
11 11 (5.98%) Ajax
12 9 (4.89%) J2EE
12 9 (4.89%) JSON
13 8 (4.35%) CodeIgniter
13 8 (4.35%) .NET
13 8 (4.35%) Backbone.js
14 7 (3.80%) Mustache
14 7 (3.80%) JRules
Miscellaneous
1 20 (10.87%) Analytical Skills
2 15 (8.15%) Open Source
3 11 (5.98%) Client/Server
4 6 (3.26%) E-Learning
4 6 (3.26%) PKI
4 6 (3.26%) Smartcard
4 6 (3.26%) Enterprise Storage
4 6 (3.26%) IBM XIV
5 5 (2.72%) Video Editing
6 4 (2.17%) Mobile App
6 4 (2.17%) Inversion of Control
7 3 (1.63%) NHS
7 3 (1.63%) User Experience
8 2 (1.09%) Clustering
8 2 (1.09%) CCTV
8 2 (1.09%) Management Information System
8 2 (1.09%) Wiki
9 1 (0.54%) Learning Management System
9 1 (0.54%) Computer Science
9 1 (0.54%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 75 (40.76%) Linux
2 13 (7.07%) UNIX
3 11 (5.98%) Windows
3 11 (5.98%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 7 (3.80%) CentOS
5 2 (1.09%) Windows Phone
5 2 (1.09%) Mac OS X
6 1 (0.54%) Android
6 1 (0.54%) Solaris
6 1 (0.54%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 83 (45.11%) Agile Software Development
2 45 (24.46%) DevOps
3 37 (20.11%) Software Engineering
4 36 (19.57%) TDD
5 31 (16.85%) MVC
6 21 (11.41%) Continuous Integration
7 16 (8.70%) Unit Testing
8 15 (8.15%) Scrum
8 15 (8.15%) Web Design
8 15 (8.15%) Web Development
9 13 (7.07%) OO
10 12 (6.52%) Load Balancing
11 11 (5.98%) Configuration Management
11 11 (5.98%) OO PHP
12 10 (5.43%) BDD
13 9 (4.89%) Workflow
13 9 (4.89%) Pair Programming
14 8 (4.35%) OOP
14 8 (4.35%) Service Delivery
15 7 (3.80%) Risk Management
Programming Languages
1 81 (44.02%) JavaScript
2 57 (30.98%) Python
3 46 (25.00%) Ruby
4 41 (22.28%) SQL
5 39 (21.20%) Java
6 25 (13.59%) C
7 20 (10.87%) Bash Shell
8 14 (7.61%) PHP5
8 14 (7.61%) C++
9 13 (7.07%) Perl
10 11 (5.98%) C#
11 9 (4.89%) VB
11 9 (4.89%) Scala
12 2 (1.09%) Shell Script
12 2 (1.09%) T-SQL
13 1 (0.54%) PL/SQL
13 1 (0.54%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 9 (4.89%) Security Cleared
2 3 (1.63%) Degree
3 2 (1.09%) CCNP
3 2 (1.09%) CCNA
3 2 (1.09%) Cisco Certification
3 2 (1.09%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (1.63%) QA
2 1 (0.54%) PCI DSS
2 1 (0.54%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (2.17%) vSphere
2 3 (1.63%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (0.54%) XenServer
3 1 (0.54%) Active Directory
3 1 (0.54%) VMware ESX
3 1 (0.54%) Xen
Systems Management
1 36 (19.57%) Puppet
2 31 (16.85%) Opscode Chef
3 21 (11.41%) Graphite
4 19 (10.33%) Nagios
5 16 (8.70%) CFEngine
5 16 (8.70%) Ansible
6 10 (5.43%) Salt
7 7 (3.80%) OpenIDM
8 5 (2.72%) Opsview
9 4 (2.17%) Vagrant
10 3 (1.63%) NetBackup
10 3 (1.63%) Cacti
10 3 (1.63%) SolarWinds Orion
10 3 (1.63%) HAProxy
11 1 (0.54%) Tivoli
11 1 (0.54%) Cobbler
Vendors
1 27 (14.67%) Oracle
2 24 (13.04%) Splunk
3 22 (11.96%) Zend
4 16 (8.70%) SaltStack
5 13 (7.07%) Red Hat
6 12 (6.52%) Cisco
7 7 (3.80%) VMware
8 6 (3.26%) IBM
9 4 (2.17%) Veritas
10 3 (1.63%) HP
10 3 (1.63%) SolarWinds
11 2 (1.09%) F5
11 2 (1.09%) Tealeaf
11 2 (1.09%) Percona
11 2 (1.09%) Riverbed
12 1 (0.54%) Sitecore
12 1 (0.54%) Google
12 1 (0.54%) NetSuite
12 1 (0.54%) Dell
12 1 (0.54%) EMC
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