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 5 February 2016 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
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
PHP
Rank 61 48 42
Rank change year-on-year
-13 -6
Contract jobs citing PHP 76 87 91
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 2.61% 3.49% 4.08%
As % of the Programming Languages category 6.76% 10.34% 10.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 53 62 67
Average daily rate £320 £363 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-11.72% +20.83%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £253 £223 £255
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £500 £350
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £325 £300
% change year-on-year
- +8.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 4
Average hourly rate - - £29.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.25 £30.20 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+16.72% +43.80%
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
1125 841 901
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 38.66% 33.69% 40.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 727 564 561
Average daily rate £400 £350 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% +16.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £289 £275 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £466 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £355 £325
% change year-on-year
+5.63% +9.23%
Number of hourly rates quoted 23 9 12
Average hourly rate £26.75 £36.50 £26.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-26.71% +37.73%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.25 £33.00 £13.65
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.00 £42.70 £175.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £35.50 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+12.67% +4.41%

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 5 February 2016.

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 5 February 2016. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
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 -28 44 £305 -18.66% 72
South Yorkshire +10 26 £325 +47.72% 24
North Yorkshire -4 2 £350 +50.53% 12
East Yorkshire - 2 £300 - 8
PHP
England

PHP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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.

1 123 (69.49%) JavaScript
2 99 (55.93%) HTML
3 93 (52.54%) CSS
4 73 (41.24%) MySQL
5 57 (32.20%) Agile Software Development
6 50 (28.25%) Linux
7 45 (25.42%) HTML5
8 42 (23.73%) Java
9 37 (20.90%) SQL
9 37 (20.90%) Python
10 35 (19.77%) E-Commerce
11 34 (19.21%) Apache
12 33 (18.64%) Git (software)
13 31 (17.51%) CMS
14 29 (16.38%) JSON
15 28 (15.82%) Drupal
16 27 (15.25%) XML
16 27 (15.25%) CSS3
17 26 (14.69%) OO
18 25 (14.12%) LAMP
18 25 (14.12%) Magento
18 25 (14.12%) jQuery
18 25 (14.12%) WordPress
19 23 (12.99%) Front End Development
20 21 (11.86%) Sass
20 21 (11.86%) Continuous Integration
21 20 (11.30%) OOP
22 19 (10.73%) Maven
22 19 (10.73%) Node.js
23 18 (10.17%) Unix

PHP
Top Related IT Skills in Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 34 (19.21%) Apache
2 31 (17.51%) CMS
3 28 (15.82%) Drupal
4 25 (14.12%) WordPress
5 19 (10.73%) Node.js
6 11 (6.21%) Tomcat
7 10 (5.65%) JBoss
8 8 (4.52%) Apache Solr
9 5 (2.82%) nginx
10 3 (1.69%) Confluence
10 3 (1.69%) IIS
11 2 (1.13%) Alfresco
11 2 (1.13%) Elasticsearch
12 1 (0.56%) Jadu
12 1 (0.56%) Umbraco
Applications
1 1 (0.56%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 25 (14.12%) Magento
2 3 (1.69%) BigMachines
2 3 (1.69%) Eloqua
3 1 (0.56%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 9 (5.08%) Amazon AWS
2 8 (4.52%) SaaS
3 7 (3.95%) PaaS
4 6 (3.39%) AdWords
4 6 (3.39%) Google Analytics
5 5 (2.82%) IaaS
6 3 (1.69%) Cloud Computing
6 3 (1.69%) GitHub
7 1 (0.56%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 16 (9.04%) TCP/IP
2 5 (2.82%) HTTP
3 4 (2.26%) Internet
3 4 (2.26%) LDAP
3 4 (2.26%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 73 (41.24%) MySQL
2 17 (9.60%) PostgreSQL
3 15 (8.47%) MongoDB
4 7 (3.95%) Redis
5 4 (2.26%) Jackrabbit
5 4 (2.26%) Relational Database
6 3 (1.69%) SQL Server
7 1 (0.56%) Neo4j
7 1 (0.56%) Oracle Database
7 1 (0.56%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 33 (18.64%) Git (software)
2 19 (10.73%) Maven
3 18 (10.17%) Jenkins
4 17 (9.60%) Subversion
5 11 (6.21%) JIRA
5 11 (6.21%) PHPUnit
5 11 (6.21%) Vagrant
6 8 (4.52%) Grunt
6 8 (4.52%) Selenium
7 5 (2.82%) JUnit
7 5 (2.82%) MSI
7 5 (2.82%) Team Foundation Server
7 5 (2.82%) Visual Studio
8 4 (2.26%) Cucumber
8 4 (2.26%) Mockito
8 4 (2.26%) TeamCity
9 3 (1.69%) Liquibase
9 3 (1.69%) Oracle APEX
10 2 (1.13%) FishEye
10 2 (1.13%) Gemnasium
General
1 7 (3.95%) Games
2 6 (3.39%) Marketing
3 5 (2.82%) Finance
3 5 (2.82%) Online Betting
4 4 (2.26%) Telecoms
5 3 (1.69%) Retail
6 2 (1.13%) Manufacturing
7 1 (0.56%) Electronics
7 1 (0.56%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 157 (88.70%) Developer
2 91 (51.41%) PHP Developer
3 30 (16.95%) JavaScript Developer
4 29 (16.38%) Senior Developer
5 28 (15.82%) Web Developer
6 27 (15.25%) HTML Developer
7 24 (13.56%) HTML CSS Developer
8 19 (10.73%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
8 19 (10.73%) Senior PHP Developer
9 17 (9.60%) Drupal Developer
10 16 (9.04%) Java Developer
11 15 (8.47%) Linux Developer
11 15 (8.47%) PHP Web Developer
12 12 (6.78%) Python Developer
12 12 (6.78%) SQL Developer
13 11 (6.21%) Magento Developer
14 8 (4.52%) PHP Magento Developer
15 7 (3.95%) Digital Developer
15 7 (3.95%) Senior Java Developer
15 7 (3.95%) Senior Python Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 99 (55.93%) HTML
2 93 (52.54%) CSS
3 45 (25.42%) HTML5
4 29 (16.38%) JSON
5 27 (15.25%) CSS3
5 27 (15.25%) XML
6 25 (14.12%) jQuery
6 25 (14.12%) LAMP
7 21 (11.86%) Sass
8 16 (9.04%) LESS
9 15 (8.47%) AngularJS
10 12 (6.78%) RESTful
11 11 (6.21%) Drush
11 11 (6.21%) REST
12 9 (5.08%) React
12 9 (5.08%) Web Services
13 6 (3.39%) Laravel
13 6 (3.39%) Spring
13 6 (3.39%) Twitter Bootstrap
14 5 (2.82%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 13 (7.34%) e-Learning
1 13 (7.34%) User Experience
2 5 (2.82%) Social Media
3 4 (2.26%) Mobile App
3 4 (2.26%) Smartphone
4 3 (1.69%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (1.69%) NHS
5 2 (1.13%) W3C
6 1 (0.56%) Animation
6 1 (0.56%) Clustering
6 1 (0.56%) Data Centre
6 1 (0.56%) FMCG
6 1 (0.56%) Motion Graphics
6 1 (0.56%) Online Games
6 1 (0.56%) RIA
6 1 (0.56%) Social Network
Operating Systems
1 50 (28.25%) Linux
2 18 (10.17%) Unix
3 16 (9.04%) Android
4 8 (4.52%) Windows
5 7 (3.95%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 6 (3.39%) Apple iOS
7 5 (2.82%) Mac OS X
8 4 (2.26%) Windows Server
9 2 (1.13%) CentOS
9 2 (1.13%) Fedora
9 2 (1.13%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 57 (32.20%) Agile Software Development
2 35 (19.77%) E-Commerce
3 26 (14.69%) OO
4 23 (12.99%) Front End Development
5 21 (11.86%) Continuous Integration
6 20 (11.30%) OOP
7 17 (9.60%) Scrum
7 17 (9.60%) Software Engineering
7 17 (9.60%) TDD
8 16 (9.04%) Open Source
9 13 (7.34%) DevOps
9 13 (7.34%) Product Management
10 12 (6.78%) Android Development
10 12 (6.78%) MVC
11 11 (6.21%) BDD
11 11 (6.21%) Performance Tuning
11 11 (6.21%) SEO
12 10 (5.65%) Unit Testing
12 10 (5.65%) Web Development
12 10 (5.65%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 123 (69.49%) JavaScript
2 42 (23.73%) Java
3 37 (20.90%) Python
3 37 (20.90%) SQL
4 17 (9.60%) Perl
5 15 (8.47%) Ruby
6 13 (7.34%) Bash Shell
6 13 (7.34%) PHP 5
7 12 (6.78%) C++
8 11 (6.21%) Scala
9 5 (2.82%) PowerShell
10 4 (2.26%) C
11 3 (1.69%) Apex Code
11 3 (1.69%) Go
12 2 (1.13%) C#
13 1 (0.56%) ActionScript
13 1 (0.56%) Apple Swift
13 1 (0.56%) Groovy
13 1 (0.56%) Objective-C
13 1 (0.56%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 8 (4.52%) Security Cleared
2 5 (2.82%) BPSS Clearance
3 4 (2.26%) SC Cleared
4 1 (0.56%) BC Cleared
4 1 (0.56%) CTC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (5.08%) QA
2 4 (2.26%) Disclosure Scotland
3 2 (1.13%) WCAG
System Software
1 8 (4.52%) Varnish
2 3 (1.69%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (1.13%) VirtualBox
4 1 (0.56%) Docker
4 1 (0.56%) Shibboleth
Systems Management
1 8 (4.52%) Puppet
2 5 (2.82%) Opscode Chef
3 2 (1.13%) logstash
3 2 (1.13%) yum
3 2 (1.13%) ZABBIX
4 1 (0.56%) Cacti
4 1 (0.56%) Graphite
4 1 (0.56%) Nagios
4 1 (0.56%) Opsview
4 1 (0.56%) SolarWinds Orion
Vendors
1 11 (6.21%) Zend
2 9 (5.08%) Red Hat
3 6 (3.39%) Google
4 5 (2.82%) Microsoft
5 4 (2.26%) VMware
6 3 (1.69%) Oracle
6 3 (1.69%) Salesforce.com
6 3 (1.69%) Siebel
7 2 (1.13%) Percona
7 2 (1.13%) Rackspace
7 2 (1.13%) SaltStack
7 2 (1.13%) Sonatype
7 2 (1.13%) Splunk
8 1 (0.56%) Atlassian
8 1 (0.56%) SAP
8 1 (0.56%) SolarWinds
8 1 (0.56%) Twitter
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