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 29 August 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
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
PHP
Rank 51 28 22
Rank change year-on-year
-23 -6
Contract jobs citing PHP 68 120 184
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 2.83% 5.37% 6.80%
As % of the Programming Languages category 8.62% 14.04% 15.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 42 91 114
Average daily rate
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£316 £300 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.41% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £204 £125 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £485 £440 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £288 £280
% change year-on-year
+13.04% +2.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 4 3
Average hourly rate £34.00 £31.25 £14.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+8.80% +123.21%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.78 £27.50 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+22.81% +30.95%
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
789 855 1168
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 32.79% 38.27% 43.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 472 466 640
Average daily rate £320 £310 £308
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.22% +0.81%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £225 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £422 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 55 21
Average hourly rate £25.00 £27.50 £23.48
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-9.09% +17.12%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.05 £13.00 £14.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £45.00 £102.25
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £34.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+2.94% -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 29 August 2014.

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 29 August 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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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 -26 47 £320 +6.66% 54
South Yorkshire +1 13 £223 -29.36% 9
East Yorkshire - 4 - - 4
North Yorkshire +5 3 £300 -2.04% 10
PHP
England

PHP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, 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 (36.09%) HTML
2 79 (34.35%) JavaScript
3 77 (33.48%) CSS
4 68 (29.57%) Zend
5 67 (29.13%) MySQL
6 64 (27.83%) MVC
7 58 (25.22%) Java
8 54 (23.48%) TDD
9 45 (19.57%) Symfony
10 35 (15.22%) jQuery
10 35 (15.22%) Apache
11 33 (14.35%) E-Commerce
11 33 (14.35%) Linux
12 31 (13.48%) OO
13 30 (13.04%) Agile Software Development
13 30 (13.04%) Software Engineering
14 29 (12.61%) Ruby
14 29 (12.61%) OOP
15 28 (12.17%) LAMP
16 26 (11.30%) Web Services
17 25 (10.87%) HTML5
18 24 (10.43%) CodeIgniter
19 23 (10.00%) Magento
20 22 (9.57%) Open Source
20 22 (9.57%) Redis
20 22 (9.57%) Selenium
21 21 (9.13%) PHP5
21 21 (9.13%) C#
21 21 (9.13%) C++
22 20 (8.70%) Drupal

PHP
Top Related IT Skills in Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, 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 35 (15.22%) Apache
2 20 (8.70%) Drupal
3 18 (7.83%) Tomcat
4 15 (6.52%) WordPress
5 8 (3.48%) Node.js
5 8 (3.48%) CMS
6 5 (2.17%) SharePoint
6 5 (2.17%) Moodle
7 4 (1.74%) SugarCRM
8 2 (0.87%) nginx
8 2 (0.87%) BizTalk Server
9 1 (0.43%) MQSeries
Applications
1 1 (0.43%) Adobe Illustrator
1 1 (0.43%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 23 (10.00%) Magento
2 2 (0.87%) Zen Cart
2 2 (0.87%) osCommerce
3 1 (0.43%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (0.43%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 19 (8.26%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (0.43%) Amazon EC2
2 1 (0.43%) Amazon S3
2 1 (0.43%) Route 53
Communications & Networking
1 19 (8.26%) Internet
2 16 (6.96%) OpenLDAP
3 8 (3.48%) DNS
4 6 (2.61%) TCP/IP
5 5 (2.17%) SSL
6 4 (1.74%) SSH
7 3 (1.30%) HTTP
8 1 (0.43%) Firewall
8 1 (0.43%) Intrusion Detection
8 1 (0.43%) DHCP
8 1 (0.43%) LDAP
8 1 (0.43%) Network Security
8 1 (0.43%) Cisco ASA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 67 (29.13%) MySQL
2 22 (9.57%) Redis
3 17 (7.39%) PostgreSQL
4 10 (4.35%) SQL Server
5 6 (2.61%) MongoDB
5 6 (2.61%) NoSQL
5 6 (2.61%) SimpleDB
5 6 (2.61%) Couchbase
6 5 (2.17%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 1 (0.43%) RDBMS
7 1 (0.43%) Crystal Reports
7 1 (0.43%) Amazon RDS
7 1 (0.43%) QlikView
7 1 (0.43%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 22 (9.57%) Selenium
2 17 (7.39%) JMeter
3 14 (6.09%) Jenkins
4 13 (5.65%) Git (software)
5 10 (4.35%) WebDriver
5 10 (4.35%) Cucumber
6 8 (3.48%) SoapUI
6 8 (3.48%) JBehave
7 6 (2.61%) Behat
8 5 (2.17%) Subversion
8 5 (2.17%) Visual Studio
8 5 (2.17%) Hudson
8 5 (2.17%) TeamCity
9 4 (1.74%) Mercurial
9 4 (1.74%) Bazaar
10 2 (0.87%) PHPUnit
11 1 (0.43%) JUnit
11 1 (0.43%) Appcelerator Titanium
11 1 (0.43%) Firebug
General
1 2 (0.87%) Games
1 2 (0.87%) Telecoms
1 2 (0.87%) Finance
2 1 (0.43%) Manufacturing
2 1 (0.43%) Electronics
2 1 (0.43%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 153 (66.52%) Developer
2 122 (53.04%) PHP Developer
3 55 (23.91%) Web Developer
4 42 (18.26%) PHP Web Developer
5 21 (9.13%) Architect
6 20 (8.70%) Software Engineer
6 20 (8.70%) PHP Zend Developer
7 18 (7.83%) Analyst
8 16 (6.96%) Technical Architect
9 15 (6.52%) Tester
10 14 (6.09%) Magento Developer
11 13 (5.65%) Cloud Engineer
11 13 (5.65%) Test Analyst
12 12 (5.22%) Cloud Software Engineer
13 10 (4.35%) Front-End Developer
14 8 (3.48%) Automation Tester
15 7 (3.04%) PHP Drupal Developer
15 7 (3.04%) PHP Symfony Developer
16 6 (2.61%) DevOps Engineer
16 6 (2.61%) Linux DevOps Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 83 (36.09%) HTML
2 77 (33.48%) CSS
3 45 (19.57%) Symfony
4 35 (15.22%) jQuery
5 28 (12.17%) LAMP
6 26 (11.30%) Web Services
7 25 (10.87%) HTML5
8 24 (10.43%) CodeIgniter
9 14 (6.09%) CSS3
10 13 (5.65%) XML
11 12 (5.22%) .NET
12 9 (3.91%) Laravel
13 8 (3.48%) ASP.NET
14 7 (3.04%) XHTML
14 7 (3.04%) SOAP
14 7 (3.04%) Zend Framework
15 5 (2.17%) Sass
15 5 (2.17%) RESTful
16 4 (1.74%) AngularJS
17 3 (1.30%) Flash
Miscellaneous
1 22 (9.57%) Open Source
2 10 (4.35%) Reference Data
3 9 (3.91%) Data Integration
4 7 (3.04%) Client/Server
5 5 (2.17%) Mobile App
5 5 (2.17%) Computer Science
6 2 (0.87%) iPhone
6 2 (0.87%) Enterprise Software
6 2 (0.87%) NHS
7 1 (0.43%) E-Learning
7 1 (0.43%) DTV
7 1 (0.43%) Digital Media
7 1 (0.43%) RIA
Operating Systems
1 33 (14.35%) Linux
2 6 (2.61%) Mac OS
2 6 (2.61%) Windows
3 5 (2.17%) Android
4 3 (1.30%) UNIX
5 2 (0.87%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 64 (27.83%) MVC
2 54 (23.48%) TDD
3 33 (14.35%) E-Commerce
4 31 (13.48%) OO
5 30 (13.04%) Agile Software Development
5 30 (13.04%) Software Engineering
6 29 (12.61%) OOP
7 17 (7.39%) BDD
7 17 (7.39%) Performance Testing
8 16 (6.96%) Web Development
9 14 (6.09%) Validation
9 14 (6.09%) Scrum
10 12 (5.22%) Continuous Integration
10 12 (5.22%) Unit Testing
11 11 (4.78%) Data Modelling
11 11 (4.78%) Data Architecture
12 10 (4.35%) Test Automation
13 9 (3.91%) DevOps
14 8 (3.48%) User Stories
15 7 (3.04%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 79 (34.35%) JavaScript
2 58 (25.22%) Java
3 29 (12.61%) Ruby
4 21 (9.13%) PHP5
4 21 (9.13%) C#
4 21 (9.13%) C++
5 18 (7.83%) Python
5 18 (7.83%) SQL
6 8 (3.48%) Bash Shell
7 5 (2.17%) VB.NET
8 4 (1.74%) T-SQL
9 3 (1.30%) Perl
10 1 (0.43%) Shell Script
10 1 (0.43%) VB
10 1 (0.43%) ActionScript
Qualifications
1 8 (3.48%) ISEB
2 3 (1.30%) Degree
3 2 (0.87%) Security Cleared
4 1 (0.43%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (6.96%) QA
Systems Management
1 8 (3.48%) Salt
1 8 (3.48%) Opscode Chef
1 8 (3.48%) Puppet
2 2 (0.87%) HAProxy
3 1 (0.43%) Norton AntiVirus
3 1 (0.43%) Capistrano
Vendors
1 68 (29.57%) Zend
2 16 (6.96%) Red Hat
3 4 (1.74%) Microsoft
4 2 (0.87%) Google
4 2 (0.87%) Facebook
4 2 (0.87%) Twitter
4 2 (0.87%) Oracle
4 2 (0.87%) Adobe
5 1 (0.43%) Websense
5 1 (0.43%) Sony
5 1 (0.43%) Blue Coat
5 1 (0.43%) TIBCO
5 1 (0.43%) Symantec
5 1 (0.43%) McAfee
5 1 (0.43%) Juniper
5 1 (0.43%) Cisco
5 1 (0.43%) SAP
5 1 (0.43%) Appcelerator
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Rate: Market Rate
Posted: 10 hours ago
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Rate: From £250 to £350 per day Rate dependant on experiance
Posted: 11 hours ago
West Yorkshire
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Rate: £40000 - £60000 per annum + Car Allowance + Bonus + Pension
Posted: 18 hours ago
Sheffield
Real Staffing
Rate: £200 - £265 per day + competitive
Posted: 9 days ago
Sheffield
Real Staffing
Rate: £200 - £300 per day + competitive
Posted: 9 days ago
West Yorkshire
Real Staffing
Rate: competitive
Posted: 9 days ago
Leeds
Real Staffing
Rate: £200 - £300 per day + competitive
Posted: 9 days ago
Leeds
Real Staffing
Rate: £200 - £250 per day + competitive
Posted: 15 days ago
Bradford
Energize Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Posted: 21 days ago
South Yorkshire
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £300.00 - £350.00 per annum
Posted: 22 days ago