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 31 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
31 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
PHP
Rank 51 37 52
Rank change year-on-year
-14 +15
Contract jobs citing PHP 92 115 60
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 3.36% 4.55% 2.90%
As % of the Programming Languages category 8.10% 11.11% 8.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 47 95 46
Average daily rate
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£315 £325 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.07% +8.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £270 £239
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £400 £421
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £320 £275
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +16.36%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 4
Average hourly rate - £17.50 £14.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +25.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.00 £33.75 £40.00
% change year-on-year
-34.81% -15.62%
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
1136 1035 669
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 41.47% 40.97% 32.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 745 687 336
Average daily rate £335 £313 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.20% +4.16%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £400 £417
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 20 35
Average hourly rate £40.00 £29.00 £15.93
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+37.93% +82.10%
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 31 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 31 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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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 -32 64 £363 +11.53% 53
North Yorkshire -5 12 £240 -11.11% 7
South Yorkshire -4 5 £235 -16.07% 15
East Yorkshire - - - - 2
PHP
England

PHP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 31 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 85 (47.22%) Agile Software Development
2 76 (42.22%) JavaScript
3 72 (40.00%) Linux
4 68 (37.78%) MySQL
5 66 (36.67%) HTML
6 65 (36.11%) CSS
6 65 (36.11%) Python
7 53 (29.44%) Ruby
8 48 (26.67%) DevOps
9 47 (26.11%) MongoDB
9 47 (26.11%) Apache
10 44 (24.44%) Software Engineering
11 42 (23.33%) Node.js
12 41 (22.78%) Puppet
12 41 (22.78%) Java
13 40 (22.22%) jQuery
14 39 (21.67%) TDD
14 39 (21.67%) SQL
15 37 (20.56%) MVC
15 37 (20.56%) Git (software)
16 36 (20.00%) Opscode Chef
17 32 (17.78%) HTML5
17 32 (17.78%) Oracle
18 31 (17.22%) CSS3
19 27 (15.00%) C
20 26 (14.44%) XML
21 25 (13.89%) LAMP
21 25 (13.89%) Splunk
22 24 (13.33%) Zend
23 23 (12.78%) Riak

PHP
Top Related IT Skills in Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 31 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 47 (26.11%) Apache
2 42 (23.33%) Node.js
3 8 (4.44%) CMS
4 7 (3.89%) Tomcat
5 6 (3.33%) nginx
5 6 (3.33%) Moodle
5 6 (3.33%) Apache ServiceMix
6 5 (2.78%) OpenStack
6 5 (2.78%) WordPress
7 4 (2.22%) Drupal
8 2 (1.11%) SharePoint
8 2 (1.11%) ColdFusion
8 2 (1.11%) IIS
8 2 (1.11%) JBoss
9 1 (0.56%) Joomla!
9 1 (0.56%) Umbraco
9 1 (0.56%) Sitecore CMS
9 1 (0.56%) NServiceBus
Applications
1 14 (7.78%) Photoshop
2 9 (5.00%) Fireworks
2 9 (5.00%) Adobe Illustrator
3 1 (0.56%) MS Project
3 1 (0.56%) MS Office
3 1 (0.56%) MS Excel
3 1 (0.56%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 5 (2.78%) Magento
2 1 (0.56%) WebTrends
Cloud Services
1 11 (6.11%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (2.78%) Amazon EC2
3 4 (2.22%) Amazon S3
3 4 (2.22%) Route 53
3 4 (2.22%) Virtual Private Cloud
4 2 (1.11%) Amazon CloudWatch
4 2 (1.11%) AWS CloudFormation
5 1 (0.56%) Microsoft Azure
5 1 (0.56%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 13 (7.22%) TCP/IP
2 11 (6.11%) SSL
3 10 (5.56%) Internet
4 9 (5.00%) DNS
5 8 (4.44%) HTTP
5 8 (4.44%) Firewall
6 3 (1.67%) Intrusion Detection
6 3 (1.67%) DHCP
7 2 (1.11%) SAN
7 2 (1.11%) Intranet
8 1 (0.56%) Wi-Fi
8 1 (0.56%) SSH
8 1 (0.56%) Cisco ASA
8 1 (0.56%) NAS
8 1 (0.56%) OpenVPN
8 1 (0.56%) FWSM
8 1 (0.56%) OSPF
8 1 (0.56%) BGP
8 1 (0.56%) EIGRP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 68 (37.78%) MySQL
2 47 (26.11%) MongoDB
3 23 (12.78%) Riak
4 19 (10.56%) NoSQL
5 18 (10.00%) CouchDB
5 18 (10.00%) Hypertable
6 16 (8.89%) Redis
7 9 (5.00%) PostgreSQL
8 8 (4.44%) SimpleDB
8 8 (4.44%) Couchbase
9 7 (3.89%) Pentaho
10 6 (3.33%) SQL Server
10 6 (3.33%) Relational Database
11 4 (2.22%) Amazon RDS
12 3 (1.67%) RDBMS
13 2 (1.11%) Informix
14 1 (0.56%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 37 (20.56%) Git (software)
2 18 (10.00%) Fiddler
3 11 (6.11%) Jenkins
3 11 (6.11%) Grunt
3 11 (6.11%) Bower
4 9 (5.00%) Sublime Text
4 9 (5.00%) Subversion
5 8 (4.44%) PHPUnit
6 7 (3.89%) JUnit
7 6 (3.33%) JMeter
7 6 (3.33%) QUnit
8 3 (1.67%) Selenium
9 1 (0.56%) Mercurial
9 1 (0.56%) JIRA
9 1 (0.56%) Bazaar
General
1 4 (2.22%) Telecoms
1 4 (2.22%) Publishing
2 3 (1.67%) Games
2 3 (1.67%) Marketing
3 2 (1.11%) Retail
3 2 (1.11%) Finance
Job Titles
1 106 (58.89%) Developer
2 54 (30.00%) PHP Developer
3 33 (18.33%) DevOps Engineer
4 14 (7.78%) Senior Developer
5 13 (7.22%) Web Developer
5 13 (7.22%) Front-End Developer
6 12 (6.67%) JavaScript Developer
6 12 (6.67%) Java Developer
7 11 (6.11%) Software Engineer
8 6 (3.33%) Senior PHP Developer
8 6 (3.33%) PHP LAMP Developer
9 5 (2.78%) PHP Zend Developer
9 5 (2.78%) Designer
9 5 (2.78%) Web Manager
9 5 (2.78%) Analyst
9 5 (2.78%) Web Designer
10 4 (2.22%) Programmer
10 4 (2.22%) Lead Developer
10 4 (2.22%) Senior Java Developer
10 4 (2.22%) Cloud Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 66 (36.67%) HTML
2 65 (36.11%) CSS
3 40 (22.22%) jQuery
4 32 (17.78%) HTML5
5 31 (17.22%) CSS3
6 26 (14.44%) XML
7 25 (13.89%) LAMP
8 18 (10.00%) Web Services
8 18 (10.00%) Doctrine
9 16 (8.89%) Sass
9 16 (8.89%) Symfony
10 13 (7.22%) J2EE
11 10 (5.56%) Hibernate
11 10 (5.56%) Ajax
11 10 (5.56%) AngularJS
12 9 (5.00%) .NET
12 9 (5.00%) CodeIgniter
13 7 (3.89%) JSON
13 7 (3.89%) JPA
13 7 (3.89%) Drools
Miscellaneous
1 20 (11.11%) Analytical Skills
2 14 (7.78%) Open Source
3 12 (6.67%) Client/Server
4 6 (3.33%) E-Learning
4 6 (3.33%) PKI
4 6 (3.33%) Smartcard
5 5 (2.78%) Video Editing
6 4 (2.22%) Inversion of Control
6 4 (2.22%) Mobile App
7 3 (1.67%) IBM XIV
7 3 (1.67%) User Experience
7 3 (1.67%) Enterprise Storage
7 3 (1.67%) NHS
8 2 (1.11%) CCTV
8 2 (1.11%) Management Information System
8 2 (1.11%) Clustering
9 1 (0.56%) Hybrid Cloud
9 1 (0.56%) Replication
9 1 (0.56%) CLARiiON
9 1 (0.56%) Symmetrix
Operating Systems
1 72 (40.00%) Linux
2 10 (5.56%) UNIX
3 7 (3.89%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 6 (3.33%) CentOS
4 6 (3.33%) Windows
5 2 (1.11%) Mac OS X
6 1 (0.56%) Android
6 1 (0.56%) Solaris
6 1 (0.56%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 85 (47.22%) Agile Software Development
2 48 (26.67%) DevOps
3 44 (24.44%) Software Engineering
4 39 (21.67%) TDD
5 37 (20.56%) MVC
6 17 (9.44%) Continuous Integration
7 16 (8.89%) Scrum
8 15 (8.33%) Web Design
8 15 (8.33%) Unit Testing
9 14 (7.78%) OO
10 12 (6.67%) Configuration Management
10 12 (6.67%) Web Development
11 10 (5.56%) Load Balancing
11 10 (5.56%) BDD
12 9 (5.00%) OOP
13 8 (4.44%) Project Management
13 8 (4.44%) Service Delivery
13 8 (4.44%) OO PHP
14 7 (3.89%) User Acceptance Testing
14 7 (3.89%) Risk Management
Programming Languages
1 76 (42.22%) JavaScript
2 65 (36.11%) Python
3 53 (29.44%) Ruby
4 41 (22.78%) Java
5 39 (21.67%) SQL
6 27 (15.00%) C
7 21 (11.67%) Bash Shell
8 15 (8.33%) C++
8 15 (8.33%) Perl
9 14 (7.78%) PHP5
10 11 (6.11%) C#
11 9 (5.00%) Scala
11 9 (5.00%) VB
12 3 (1.67%) Shell Script
13 2 (1.11%) T-SQL
14 1 (0.56%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 9 (5.00%) Security Cleared
2 5 (2.78%) Degree
3 1 (0.56%) CCNP
3 1 (0.56%) CCNA
3 1 (0.56%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (0.56%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.11%) QA
2 1 (0.56%) PCI DSS
2 1 (0.56%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (1.67%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (1.11%) vSphere
3 1 (0.56%) XenServer
3 1 (0.56%) Active Directory
3 1 (0.56%) VMware ESX
3 1 (0.56%) Xen
Systems Management
1 41 (22.78%) Puppet
2 36 (20.00%) Opscode Chef
3 23 (12.78%) Graphite
4 19 (10.56%) Nagios
5 18 (10.00%) CFEngine
5 18 (10.00%) Ansible
6 9 (5.00%) Salt
7 7 (3.89%) OpenIDM
8 4 (2.22%) HAProxy
8 4 (2.22%) Vagrant
9 2 (1.11%) Tivoli
9 2 (1.11%) Cobbler
9 2 (1.11%) Opsview
10 1 (0.56%) NetBackup
10 1 (0.56%) Cacti
10 1 (0.56%) SolarWinds Orion
Vendors
1 32 (17.78%) Oracle
2 25 (13.89%) Splunk
3 24 (13.33%) Zend
4 18 (10.00%) SaltStack
5 10 (5.56%) Red Hat
6 9 (5.00%) Cisco
7 5 (2.78%) VMware
8 3 (1.67%) IBM
9 2 (1.11%) HP
9 2 (1.11%) Veritas
9 2 (1.11%) Percona
10 1 (0.56%) Twitter
10 1 (0.56%) Rackspace
10 1 (0.56%) Dell
10 1 (0.56%) EMC
10 1 (0.56%) Citrix
10 1 (0.56%) Microsoft
10 1 (0.56%) Sun
10 1 (0.56%) Google
10 1 (0.56%) NetSuite
Bradford, West Yorkshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Rate: From £250 to £300 per day
Posted: 3 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Mortimer Spinks
Posted: 8 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
CoreCom Consulting
Rate: £250 - £275 per day
Posted: Yesterday
North Yorkshire
Shortlist Recruitment
Rate: £250 - £300 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Vertical IT
Rate: £300 - £350 per day
Posted: Yesterday
West Yorkshire
The Bridge Ltd
Rate: Unspecified £Negotiable
Posted: 4 days ago
Harrogate, North Yorkshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Rate: From £300 to £350 per day 3 Months initially
Posted: 6 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Rate: £250 - £300 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
AMsource Technology
Rate: £300 - £340 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
North Yorkshire
Amoria Bond - UK
Posted: 14 days ago