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 3 March 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
3 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
PHP
Rank 48 44 63
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +19
Contract jobs citing PHP 90 93 54
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 3.48% 3.99% 2.53%
As % of the Programming Languages category 9.36% 9.87% 7.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 55 77 45
Average daily rate
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£363 £300 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+20.83% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £195 £270 £259
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £363 £415
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 £26.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-32.69% -13.33%
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
962 942 731
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 37.17% 40.41% 34.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 625 602 366
Average daily rate £340 £313 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.80% +4.16%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £228 £209
10% offered a daily rate of more than £443 £400 £410
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 15 40
Average hourly rate £38.00 £28.00 £16.72
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+35.71% +67.46%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.00 £13.00 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £175.00 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -

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 3 March 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 3 March 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 -18 68 £363 +20.83% 63
North Yorkshire +2 10 £233 -13.88% 4
South Yorkshire -4 6 £235 -12.96% 9
East Yorkshire - - - - 5
PHP
England

PHP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 3 March 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 81 (44.75%) Agile Software Development
2 77 (42.54%) Linux
3 69 (38.12%) Python
4 68 (37.57%) MySQL
5 63 (34.81%) JavaScript
6 59 (32.60%) Ruby
7 54 (29.83%) HTML
7 54 (29.83%) CSS
8 53 (29.28%) DevOps
9 48 (26.52%) Apache
9 48 (26.52%) Java
10 47 (25.97%) Software Engineering
11 45 (24.86%) MongoDB
12 44 (24.31%) Puppet
13 41 (22.65%) SQL
14 39 (21.55%) Opscode Chef
15 37 (20.44%) Git (software)
16 36 (19.89%) MVC
17 34 (18.78%) TDD
18 33 (18.23%) jQuery
19 32 (17.68%) Oracle
19 32 (17.68%) Node.js
20 29 (16.02%) C
21 25 (13.81%) LAMP
21 25 (13.81%) CSS3
21 25 (13.81%) Splunk
22 24 (13.26%) HTML5
23 23 (12.71%) Bash Shell
23 23 (12.71%) XML
23 23 (12.71%) Riak

PHP
Top Related IT Skills in Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 3 March 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 (26.52%) Apache
2 32 (17.68%) Node.js
3 9 (4.97%) CMS
4 6 (3.31%) Tomcat
4 6 (3.31%) Apache ServiceMix
5 5 (2.76%) OpenStack
5 5 (2.76%) nginx
6 4 (2.21%) Moodle
6 4 (2.21%) WordPress
6 4 (2.21%) Drupal
7 2 (1.10%) IIS
7 2 (1.10%) JBoss
7 2 (1.10%) SharePoint
7 2 (1.10%) ColdFusion
8 1 (0.55%) Umbraco
8 1 (0.55%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 10 (5.52%) Photoshop
2 6 (3.31%) Fireworks
2 6 (3.31%) Adobe Illustrator
3 1 (0.55%) MS Project
3 1 (0.55%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 6 (3.31%) Magento
2 1 (0.55%) WebTrends
Cloud Services
1 12 (6.63%) Amazon AWS
2 6 (3.31%) Amazon EC2
3 5 (2.76%) Amazon S3
3 5 (2.76%) Route 53
4 1 (0.55%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 14 (7.73%) TCP/IP
2 12 (6.63%) SSL
3 11 (6.08%) DNS
4 10 (5.52%) Internet
5 9 (4.97%) Firewall
6 8 (4.42%) HTTP
7 4 (2.21%) DHCP
8 3 (1.66%) Intrusion Detection
8 3 (1.66%) Cisco ASA
9 2 (1.10%) Network Security
9 2 (1.10%) LDAP
9 2 (1.10%) Intranet
10 1 (0.55%) SAN
10 1 (0.55%) Wi-Fi
10 1 (0.55%) SSH
10 1 (0.55%) OSPF
10 1 (0.55%) BGP
10 1 (0.55%) EIGRP
10 1 (0.55%) FWSM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 68 (37.57%) MySQL
2 45 (24.86%) MongoDB
3 23 (12.71%) Riak
4 19 (10.50%) NoSQL
5 18 (9.94%) CouchDB
5 18 (9.94%) Hypertable
6 16 (8.84%) Redis
7 12 (6.63%) PostgreSQL
8 8 (4.42%) SimpleDB
8 8 (4.42%) Couchbase
9 7 (3.87%) Pentaho
10 5 (2.76%) SQL Server
10 5 (2.76%) Amazon RDS
10 5 (2.76%) Relational Database
11 2 (1.10%) RDBMS
12 1 (0.55%) Informix
12 1 (0.55%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 37 (20.44%) Git (software)
2 18 (9.94%) Fiddler
3 14 (7.73%) Subversion
4 13 (7.18%) Jenkins
5 8 (4.42%) Grunt
5 8 (4.42%) Bower
5 8 (4.42%) PHPUnit
6 7 (3.87%) JUnit
7 6 (3.31%) JMeter
7 6 (3.31%) Sublime Text
7 6 (3.31%) QUnit
8 3 (1.66%) Selenium
9 2 (1.10%) Bazaar
9 2 (1.10%) Mercurial
General
1 5 (2.76%) Telecoms
2 3 (1.66%) Retail
2 3 (1.66%) Marketing
3 2 (1.10%) Publishing
3 2 (1.10%) Games
4 1 (0.55%) Finance
Job Titles
1 100 (55.25%) Developer
2 50 (27.62%) PHP Developer
3 35 (19.34%) DevOps Engineer
4 14 (7.73%) Web Developer
4 14 (7.73%) Software Engineer
4 14 (7.73%) Senior Developer
5 12 (6.63%) Java Developer
6 11 (6.08%) Front-End Developer
7 7 (3.87%) JavaScript Developer
8 6 (3.31%) Senior PHP Developer
8 6 (3.31%) Designer
8 6 (3.31%) PHP LAMP Developer
8 6 (3.31%) Cloud Engineer
9 5 (2.76%) PHP Zend Developer
9 5 (2.76%) Web Manager
9 5 (2.76%) Systems Engineer
9 5 (2.76%) Analyst
10 4 (2.21%) Programmer
10 4 (2.21%) Lead Developer
10 4 (2.21%) Web Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 54 (29.83%) HTML
1 54 (29.83%) CSS
2 33 (18.23%) jQuery
3 25 (13.81%) LAMP
3 25 (13.81%) CSS3
4 24 (13.26%) HTML5
5 23 (12.71%) XML
6 18 (9.94%) Web Services
6 18 (9.94%) Doctrine
7 17 (9.39%) Symfony
8 16 (8.84%) J2EE
9 10 (5.52%) Hibernate
9 10 (5.52%) Ajax
9 10 (5.52%) Sass
10 9 (4.97%) CodeIgniter
11 7 (3.87%) JSON
11 7 (3.87%) JPA
11 7 (3.87%) Drools
11 7 (3.87%) JRules
11 7 (3.87%) Mustache
Miscellaneous
1 21 (11.60%) Analytical Skills
2 17 (9.39%) Open Source
3 13 (7.18%) Client/Server
4 8 (4.42%) Mobile App
5 6 (3.31%) PKI
5 6 (3.31%) Smartcard
6 4 (2.21%) E-Learning
6 4 (2.21%) Video Editing
6 4 (2.21%) Inversion of Control
7 3 (1.66%) NHS
7 3 (1.66%) User Experience
8 2 (1.10%) IBM XIV
8 2 (1.10%) Clustering
8 2 (1.10%) Enterprise Storage
8 2 (1.10%) CCTV
9 1 (0.55%) Computer Science
9 1 (0.55%) Wiki
9 1 (0.55%) Enterprise Software
9 1 (0.55%) Management Information System
9 1 (0.55%) CLARiiON
Operating Systems
1 77 (42.54%) Linux
2 13 (7.18%) UNIX
3 6 (3.31%) CentOS
3 6 (3.31%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 5 (2.76%) Windows
5 3 (1.66%) Solaris
5 3 (1.66%) Android
6 2 (1.10%) Mac OS X
7 1 (0.55%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 81 (44.75%) Agile Software Development
2 53 (29.28%) DevOps
3 47 (25.97%) Software Engineering
4 36 (19.89%) MVC
5 34 (18.78%) TDD
6 18 (9.94%) Scrum
6 18 (9.94%) Configuration Management
7 17 (9.39%) Continuous Integration
8 14 (7.73%) Unit Testing
8 14 (7.73%) Web Design
9 13 (7.18%) OO
10 12 (6.63%) Web Development
11 11 (6.08%) OOP
12 10 (5.52%) Load Balancing
13 9 (4.97%) E-Commerce
13 9 (4.97%) Project Management
14 8 (4.42%) BDD
15 7 (3.87%) Service Management
15 7 (3.87%) Service Delivery
15 7 (3.87%) Risk Management
Programming Languages
1 69 (38.12%) Python
2 63 (34.81%) JavaScript
3 59 (32.60%) Ruby
4 48 (26.52%) Java
5 41 (22.65%) SQL
6 29 (16.02%) C
7 23 (12.71%) Bash Shell
8 21 (11.60%) C++
9 17 (9.39%) Perl
10 14 (7.73%) PHP5
11 9 (4.97%) Scala
11 9 (4.97%) VB
11 9 (4.97%) C#
12 7 (3.87%) Shell Script
13 3 (1.66%) T-SQL
14 1 (0.55%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 11 (6.08%) Security Cleared
2 5 (2.76%) Degree
3 2 (1.10%) SC Cleared
4 1 (0.55%) VCP4
4 1 (0.55%) CCNP
4 1 (0.55%) CCNA
4 1 (0.55%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (0.55%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.10%) QA
2 1 (0.55%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 3 (1.66%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (0.55%) XenServer
2 1 (0.55%) vSphere
2 1 (0.55%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.55%) VMware ESX
2 1 (0.55%) Xen
Systems Management
1 44 (24.31%) Puppet
2 39 (21.55%) Opscode Chef
3 22 (12.15%) Graphite
4 18 (9.94%) Ansible
4 18 (9.94%) Nagios
4 18 (9.94%) CFEngine
5 9 (4.97%) Salt
6 7 (3.87%) OpenIDM
7 4 (2.21%) Tivoli
7 4 (2.21%) Cobbler
7 4 (2.21%) Vagrant
7 4 (2.21%) HAProxy
8 2 (1.10%) Norton AntiVirus
9 1 (0.55%) Opsview
Vendors
1 32 (17.68%) Oracle
2 25 (13.81%) Splunk
3 22 (12.15%) Zend
4 18 (9.94%) SaltStack
5 11 (6.08%) Red Hat
6 10 (5.52%) Cisco
7 5 (2.76%) VMware
8 2 (1.10%) Blue Coat
8 2 (1.10%) IBM
8 2 (1.10%) HP
8 2 (1.10%) Symantec
8 2 (1.10%) McAfee
8 2 (1.10%) Websense
8 2 (1.10%) Juniper
8 2 (1.10%) Percona
9 1 (0.55%) Rackspace
9 1 (0.55%) Sony
9 1 (0.55%) EMC
9 1 (0.55%) Google
9 1 (0.55%) NetSuite
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