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 18 September 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
18 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
PHP
Rank 65 31 28
Rank change year-on-year
-34 -3
Contract jobs citing PHP 57 121 149
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 2.35% 5.61% 5.60%
As % of the Programming Languages category 7.16% 14.29% 13.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 37 86 87
Average daily rate
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£320 £300 £308
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.57% -2.35%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £245 £175 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £464 £433 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £288 £288
% change year-on-year
+13.04% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 5 3
Average hourly rate £32.50 £35.00 £14.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.14% +150.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £31.00 £27.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+14.81% +20.00%
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
796 847 1108
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 32.82% 39.27% 41.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 485 481 576
Average daily rate £325 £315 £310
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.17% +1.61%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £415 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 50 23
Average hourly rate £25.00 £27.50 £20.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-9.09% +35.80%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.60 £13.00 £14.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £45.00 £55.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £32.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -7.14%

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 September 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 September 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 -34 37 £323 +7.32% 53
South Yorkshire 0 9 £275 -2.65% 16
North Yorkshire +8 8 £300 - 6
East Yorkshire 0 3 - - 7
PHP
England

PHP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 18 September 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 94 (44.13%) Agile Software Development
2 73 (34.27%) HTML
3 70 (32.86%) JavaScript
4 68 (31.92%) CSS
5 60 (28.17%) MySQL
6 55 (25.82%) Java
7 51 (23.94%) TDD
8 50 (23.47%) MVC
9 49 (23.00%) Zend
10 38 (17.84%) Apache
11 37 (17.37%) Linux
12 32 (15.02%) E-Commerce
13 31 (14.55%) Software Engineering
13 31 (14.55%) Ruby
13 31 (14.55%) jQuery
14 30 (14.08%) Symfony
15 28 (13.15%) OO
16 27 (12.68%) OOP
17 26 (12.21%) LAMP
18 25 (11.74%) Web Services
19 24 (11.27%) C++
19 24 (11.27%) Open Source
20 23 (10.80%) HTML5
21 22 (10.33%) Redis
22 21 (9.86%) C#
23 20 (9.39%) Magento
23 20 (9.39%) Selenium
24 19 (8.92%) PHP5
24 19 (8.92%) Internet
24 19 (8.92%) PostgreSQL

PHP
Top Related IT Skills in Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 18 September 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 38 (17.84%) Apache
2 18 (8.45%) Tomcat
3 14 (6.57%) Drupal
3 14 (6.57%) WordPress
4 10 (4.69%) Node.js
5 7 (3.29%) CMS
6 5 (2.35%) SharePoint
6 5 (2.35%) Moodle
7 4 (1.88%) SugarCRM
8 2 (0.94%) nginx
9 1 (0.47%) BizTalk Server
9 1 (0.47%) MQSeries
Business Applications
1 20 (9.39%) Magento
2 2 (0.94%) Zen Cart
2 2 (0.94%) osCommerce
3 1 (0.47%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 18 (8.45%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (0.94%) Route 53
2 2 (0.94%) Amazon EC2
2 2 (0.94%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 19 (8.92%) Internet
2 16 (7.51%) OpenLDAP
3 11 (5.16%) DNS
4 7 (3.29%) TCP/IP
5 6 (2.82%) SSL
6 4 (1.88%) SSH
7 3 (1.41%) Network Security
7 3 (1.41%) Cisco ASA
7 3 (1.41%) Firewall
7 3 (1.41%) HTTP
7 3 (1.41%) LDAP
8 2 (0.94%) DHCP
9 1 (0.47%) Intrusion Detection
Database & Business Intelligence
1 60 (28.17%) MySQL
2 22 (10.33%) Redis
3 19 (8.92%) PostgreSQL
4 10 (4.69%) SQL Server
5 6 (2.82%) SimpleDB
5 6 (2.82%) MongoDB
5 6 (2.82%) NoSQL
5 6 (2.82%) Couchbase
6 5 (2.35%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 2 (0.94%) Amazon RDS
7 2 (0.94%) Relational Database
8 1 (0.47%) QlikView
8 1 (0.47%) Crystal Reports
8 1 (0.47%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 20 (9.39%) Selenium
2 17 (7.98%) JMeter
3 13 (6.10%) Git (software)
4 10 (4.69%) WebDriver
4 10 (4.69%) Cucumber
5 9 (4.23%) Subversion
5 9 (4.23%) Jenkins
6 8 (3.76%) SoapUI
6 8 (3.76%) JBehave
7 6 (2.82%) Behat
8 5 (2.35%) Visual Studio
9 4 (1.88%) Mercurial
9 4 (1.88%) Bazaar
10 3 (1.41%) TeamCity
10 3 (1.41%) Hudson
11 1 (0.47%) Appcelerator Titanium
11 1 (0.47%) PHPUnit
11 1 (0.47%) Firebug
11 1 (0.47%) JUnit
General
1 3 (1.41%) Telecoms
2 2 (0.94%) Finance
2 2 (0.94%) Games
3 1 (0.47%) Retail
3 1 (0.47%) Marketing
3 1 (0.47%) Manufacturing
3 1 (0.47%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 133 (62.44%) Developer
2 102 (47.89%) PHP Developer
3 48 (22.54%) Web Developer
4 35 (16.43%) PHP Web Developer
5 22 (10.33%) Software Engineer
6 19 (8.92%) Architect
7 17 (7.98%) Analyst
8 16 (7.51%) Technical Architect
9 15 (7.04%) Tester
10 14 (6.57%) Cloud Engineer
11 13 (6.10%) Cloud Software Engineer
12 12 (5.63%) Magento Developer
12 12 (5.63%) PHP Zend Developer
12 12 (5.63%) Test Analyst
13 8 (3.76%) Front-End Developer
13 8 (3.76%) Automation Tester
14 7 (3.29%) DevOps Engineer
15 6 (2.82%) Linux DevOps Engineer
16 5 (2.35%) PHP Magento Developer
16 5 (2.35%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 73 (34.27%) HTML
2 68 (31.92%) CSS
3 31 (14.55%) jQuery
4 30 (14.08%) Symfony
5 26 (12.21%) LAMP
6 25 (11.74%) Web Services
7 23 (10.80%) HTML5
8 15 (7.04%) CodeIgniter
9 13 (6.10%) CSS3
10 12 (5.63%) .NET
11 11 (5.16%) XML
12 8 (3.76%) ASP.NET
12 8 (3.76%) Laravel
13 7 (3.29%) SOAP
14 6 (2.82%) Zend Framework
14 6 (2.82%) AngularJS
15 5 (2.35%) Sass
15 5 (2.35%) MooTools
15 5 (2.35%) Ajax
16 4 (1.88%) XHTML
Miscellaneous
1 24 (11.27%) Open Source
2 10 (4.69%) Reference Data
3 9 (4.23%) Data Integration
4 8 (3.76%) Client/Server
5 7 (3.29%) Mobile App
5 7 (3.29%) User Experience
6 3 (1.41%) Computer Science
7 2 (0.94%) iPhone
7 2 (0.94%) NHS
7 2 (0.94%) Enterprise Software
8 1 (0.47%) Digital Media
8 1 (0.47%) DTV
8 1 (0.47%) E-Learning
8 1 (0.47%) RIA
Operating Systems
1 37 (17.37%) Linux
2 7 (3.29%) Android
3 6 (2.82%) Mac OS
3 6 (2.82%) Windows
4 4 (1.88%) UNIX
5 2 (0.94%) Apple iOS
6 1 (0.47%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 94 (44.13%) Agile Software Development
2 51 (23.94%) TDD
3 50 (23.47%) MVC
4 32 (15.02%) E-Commerce
5 31 (14.55%) Software Engineering
6 28 (13.15%) OO
7 27 (12.68%) OOP
8 17 (7.98%) Performance Testing
8 17 (7.98%) BDD
9 15 (7.04%) Scrum
10 14 (6.57%) Web Development
10 14 (6.57%) Validation
11 13 (6.10%) Continuous Integration
12 12 (5.63%) DevOps
13 11 (5.16%) Data Architecture
13 11 (5.16%) Data Modelling
14 10 (4.69%) Unit Testing
14 10 (4.69%) Test Automation
15 9 (4.23%) Configuration Management
16 8 (3.76%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 70 (32.86%) JavaScript
2 55 (25.82%) Java
3 31 (14.55%) Ruby
4 24 (11.27%) C++
5 21 (9.86%) C#
6 19 (8.92%) PHP5
7 18 (8.45%) Python
7 18 (8.45%) SQL
8 10 (4.69%) Bash Shell
9 5 (2.35%) VB.NET
10 4 (1.88%) Shell Script
10 4 (1.88%) T-SQL
10 4 (1.88%) Perl
11 2 (0.94%) C
12 1 (0.47%) VB
12 1 (0.47%) ActionScript
Qualifications
1 8 (3.76%) ISEB
2 4 (1.88%) Security Cleared
3 3 (1.41%) SC Cleared
4 1 (0.47%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (6.57%) QA
Systems Management
1 10 (4.69%) Puppet
1 10 (4.69%) Opscode Chef
2 9 (4.23%) Salt
3 3 (1.41%) Norton AntiVirus
4 2 (0.94%) HAProxy
5 1 (0.47%) Tivoli
5 1 (0.47%) Capistrano
5 1 (0.47%) Cobbler
Vendors
1 49 (23.00%) Zend
2 17 (7.98%) Red Hat
3 4 (1.88%) Microsoft
4 3 (1.41%) Cisco
4 3 (1.41%) Juniper
4 3 (1.41%) Blue Coat
4 3 (1.41%) Symantec
4 3 (1.41%) McAfee
4 3 (1.41%) Websense
5 2 (0.94%) Adobe
5 2 (0.94%) Oracle
6 1 (0.47%) SAP
6 1 (0.47%) TIBCO
6 1 (0.47%) Sony
6 1 (0.47%) VMware
6 1 (0.47%) Appcelerator
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