The first table below looks at the demand 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 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Programming Languages category for the Yorkshire region.

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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
PHP
Rank 26 37 34
Rank change year-on-year
+11 -3
Contract jobs citing PHP 141 83 99
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 5.49% 4.04% 3.93%
As % of the Programming Languages category 13.01% 11.64% 12.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 116 59 70
Average daily rate £350 £300 £278
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.66% +8.10%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £214 £199
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £418 £325
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £275 £275
% change year-on-year
+18.18% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 4 0
Average hourly rate £17.50 £14.00 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+25.00% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £16.50 £18.00
% change year-on-year
+112.12% -8.33%
Programming Languages Category
Yorkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
1084 713 803
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 42.20% 34.73% 31.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 736 362 453
Average daily rate £320 £300 £305
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -1.63%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £225 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £401 £409 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £333 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.30% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 22 31 21
Average hourly rate £29.00 £15.93 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+82.10% +6.16%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.00 £12.08 £11.95
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £37.00 £37.55
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £35.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+2.85% +2.94%
PHP
England

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 18 April 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 18 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
West Yorkshire +14 125 £350 +25.00% 78
North Yorkshire +12 18 £280 +25.84% 5
South Yorkshire -4 12 £325 +3.17% 9
East Yorkshire - - - - 1
PHP
England

PHP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 18 April 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.

1 104 (43.33%) HTML
1 104 (43.33%) JavaScript
2 88 (36.67%) CSS
3 78 (32.50%) Zend
4 70 (29.17%) MySQL
5 65 (27.08%) MVC
6 59 (24.58%) Linux
6 59 (24.58%) jQuery
7 58 (24.17%) Agile Software Development
8 50 (20.83%) Software Engineering
8 50 (20.83%) Symfony
8 50 (20.83%) HTML5
9 43 (17.92%) TDD
9 43 (17.92%) Java
10 41 (17.08%) Web Services
11 40 (16.67%) OO
11 40 (16.67%) Ruby
12 39 (16.25%) Python
12 39 (16.25%) C++
13 35 (14.58%) Node.js
14 34 (14.17%) Client/Server
14 34 (14.17%) Internet
14 34 (14.17%) Degree
15 33 (13.75%) LAMP
16 32 (13.33%) SQL
17 31 (12.92%) Bash Shell
17 31 (12.92%) Amazon AWS
18 30 (12.50%) OOP
19 28 (11.67%) DNS
20 25 (10.42%) SSL

PHP
Top Related IT Skills in Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 (14.58%) Node.js
2 23 (9.58%) Apache
3 20 (8.33%) WordPress
3 20 (8.33%) Drupal
4 11 (4.58%) CMS
5 5 (2.08%) SharePoint
6 4 (1.67%) SugarCRM
7 3 (1.25%) Moodle
8 2 (0.83%) SharePoint 2010
9 1 (0.42%) nginx
9 1 (0.42%) IIS
9 1 (0.42%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 6 (2.50%) Adobe Illustrator
2 3 (1.25%) Spreadsheet
3 2 (0.83%) Photoshop
4 1 (0.42%) MS Office
4 1 (0.42%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 22 (9.17%) Magento
2 1 (0.42%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 31 (12.92%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (0.42%) MailChimp
Communications & Networking
1 34 (14.17%) Internet
2 28 (11.67%) DNS
3 25 (10.42%) SSL
3 25 (10.42%) TCP/IP
4 3 (1.25%) Intrusion Detection
4 3 (1.25%) HTTP
4 3 (1.25%) Firewall
5 1 (0.42%) Network Security
5 1 (0.42%) OpenLDAP
5 1 (0.42%) NetScreen
5 1 (0.42%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 70 (29.17%) MySQL
2 16 (6.67%) SQL Server
3 6 (2.50%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (0.42%) Relational Database
4 1 (0.42%) MongoDB
4 1 (0.42%) Apache Cassandra
4 1 (0.42%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 1 (0.42%) Hadoop
4 1 (0.42%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (0.42%) Crystal Reports
Development Applications
1 19 (7.92%) Jenkins
2 18 (7.50%) Git (software)
3 12 (5.00%) Selenium
4 10 (4.17%) Visual Studio
5 9 (3.75%) PhoneGap
6 8 (3.33%) Hudson
6 8 (3.33%) TeamCity
7 7 (2.92%) Subversion
8 5 (2.08%) PHPUnit
8 5 (2.08%) WebDriver
8 5 (2.08%) Cucumber
9 4 (1.67%) Eclipse
10 3 (1.25%) NUnit
10 3 (1.25%) JMeter
11 2 (0.83%) SoapUI
11 2 (0.83%) JBehave
11 2 (0.83%) Appcelerator Titanium
12 1 (0.42%) Behat
12 1 (0.42%) Xcode
12 1 (0.42%) NetBeans
General
1 4 (1.67%) Marketing
2 3 (1.25%) Finance
3 2 (0.83%) Games
4 1 (0.42%) Retail
Job Titles
1 191 (79.58%) Developer
2 116 (48.33%) PHP Developer
3 58 (24.17%) Web Developer
4 33 (13.75%) PHP Web Developer
5 26 (10.83%) Software Engineer
6 20 (8.33%) Front-End Developer
7 18 (7.50%) Cloud Software Engineer
7 18 (7.50%) Cloud Engineer
8 16 (6.67%) PHP Zend Developer
9 15 (6.25%) UI Programmer
9 15 (6.25%) UI Developer
10 13 (5.42%) Python Developer
11 11 (4.58%) Front-End Web Developer
12 9 (3.75%) PHP Drupal Developer
12 9 (3.75%) Analyst
13 8 (3.33%) PHP Symfony Developer
14 7 (2.92%) Designer
14 7 (2.92%) Architect
15 6 (2.50%) Senior Developer
15 6 (2.50%) Senior PHP Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 104 (43.33%) HTML
2 88 (36.67%) CSS
3 59 (24.58%) jQuery
4 50 (20.83%) Symfony
4 50 (20.83%) HTML5
5 41 (17.08%) Web Services
6 33 (13.75%) LAMP
7 24 (10.00%) CodeIgniter
7 24 (10.00%) CSS3
8 17 (7.08%) XML
9 15 (6.25%) .NET
10 11 (4.58%) JSON
11 10 (4.17%) RESTful
12 9 (3.75%) Ext JS
12 9 (3.75%) OpenGL
12 9 (3.75%) Sass
12 9 (3.75%) Sencha Touch
13 7 (2.92%) Zend Framework
14 6 (2.50%) ASP.NET
14 6 (2.50%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 34 (14.17%) Client/Server
2 12 (5.00%) Mobile App
3 10 (4.17%) Computer Science
4 9 (3.75%) 3D Graphics
5 7 (2.92%) Open Source
6 6 (2.50%) Social Media
7 5 (2.08%) Blackberry
8 4 (1.67%) Smartphone
9 3 (1.25%) iPhone
10 1 (0.42%) Digital Media
10 1 (0.42%) iPad
10 1 (0.42%) Mathematics
10 1 (0.42%) Replication
10 1 (0.42%) Clustering
10 1 (0.42%) NHS
10 1 (0.42%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 59 (24.58%) Linux
2 14 (5.83%) Windows
3 7 (2.92%) Android
4 4 (1.67%) Solaris
4 4 (1.67%) Windows Mobile
4 4 (1.67%) Apple iOS
4 4 (1.67%) Windows Phone
5 3 (1.25%) BlackBerry OS
5 3 (1.25%) Mac OS X
6 2 (0.83%) UNIX
6 2 (0.83%) Mac OS
7 1 (0.42%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 65 (27.08%) MVC
2 58 (24.17%) Agile Software Development
3 50 (20.83%) Software Engineering
4 43 (17.92%) TDD
5 40 (16.67%) OO
6 30 (12.50%) OOP
7 25 (10.42%) Load Balancing
8 22 (9.17%) Scrum
9 21 (8.75%) E-Commerce
10 17 (7.08%) Web Development
11 15 (6.25%) Unit Testing
12 11 (4.58%) Responsive Web Design
12 11 (4.58%) Project Management
13 9 (3.75%) BDD
14 8 (3.33%) SEO
15 7 (2.92%) Content Management
16 6 (2.50%) Analytics
17 5 (2.08%) OO PHP
17 5 (2.08%) Continuous Integration
17 5 (2.08%) Data Modelling
Programming Languages
1 104 (43.33%) JavaScript
2 43 (17.92%) Java
3 40 (16.67%) Ruby
4 39 (16.25%) Python
4 39 (16.25%) C++
5 32 (13.33%) SQL
6 31 (12.92%) Bash Shell
7 14 (5.83%) PHP5
7 14 (5.83%) C#
8 5 (2.08%) Perl
8 5 (2.08%) VB.NET
9 4 (1.67%) Shell Script
9 4 (1.67%) XAML
9 4 (1.67%) VB
10 3 (1.25%) C
11 2 (0.83%) VBA
11 2 (0.83%) PHP4
12 1 (0.42%) Scala
12 1 (0.42%) ActionScript
12 1 (0.42%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 34 (14.17%) Degree
2 3 (1.25%) Security Cleared
3 2 (0.83%) ISEB
3 2 (0.83%) SC Cleared
4 1 (0.42%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (3.75%) QA
System Software
1 3 (1.25%) Sendmail
2 1 (0.42%) Varnish
2 1 (0.42%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 9 (3.75%) Puppet
1 9 (3.75%) Opscode Chef
2 3 (1.25%) Cobbler
Vendors
1 78 (32.50%) Zend
2 9 (3.75%) Sencha
2 9 (3.75%) Microsoft
3 6 (2.50%) Twitter
4 5 (2.08%) Adobe
5 3 (1.25%) Facebook
5 3 (1.25%) Google
5 3 (1.25%) Oracle
5 3 (1.25%) Cisco
5 3 (1.25%) Juniper
5 3 (1.25%) NetApp
5 3 (1.25%) QNX
5 3 (1.25%) McAfee
5 3 (1.25%) JD Edwards
6 2 (0.83%) Sun
6 2 (0.83%) Blue Coat
6 2 (0.83%) Appcelerator
7 1 (0.42%) Netbiscuits
7 1 (0.42%) Kony
7 1 (0.42%) Volantis
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TEKsystems
Rate: £250 - £310 per day
Posted: 23 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Experis IT
Rate: £220.00 - £250.00 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, West Yorkshire
TEKsystems
Rate: £295 - £305 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Rate: Market Rate
Posted: Yesterday
West Yorkshire
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: £300 to £450 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
AMsource Technology
Rate: From £280 to £330 per day depending on experience
Posted: 3 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
TEKsystems
Rate: £250 - £375 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Vertical IT
Rate: £300 - £330 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
TEKsystems
Rate: £375 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
West Yorkshire
Venn Group - UK
Rate: 350-375 Per Day
Posted: 7 days ago
Leeds
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: £300 - £450 per day
Posted: 9 days ago
Leeds
Real Staffing
Rate: £250 - £400 per day
Posted: 10 days ago
Leeds
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Posted: 22 days ago