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 23 July 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
23 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
PHP
Rank 33 33 22
Rank change year-on-year
0 -11
Contract jobs citing PHP 111 107 178
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 4.79% 5.04% 6.98%
As % of the Programming Languages category 13.12% 14.08% 16.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 76 73 115
Average daily rate
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£320 £275 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.36% -8.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £219 £125 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £485 £433 £365
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £275 £275
% change year-on-year
+18.18% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 5 2
Average hourly rate £30.00 £35.00 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-14.28% +100.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.50 £22.66 £18.00
% change year-on-year
+34.59% +25.88%
Programming Languages Category
Yorkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
846 760 1048
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 36.50% 35.80% 41.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 502 407 597
Average daily rate £320 £300 £310
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -3.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £213 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £410 £418 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 24 42 28
Average hourly rate £21.25 £32.00 £25.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-33.59% +28.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.55 £14.25 £15.40
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £34.00 £45.00 £62.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £35.00
PHP
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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 23 July 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 23 July 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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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 -2 87 £323 +18.34% 54
South Yorkshire +5 17 £210 -16.00% 14
East Yorkshire - 4 - - 3
North Yorkshire -3 2 £285 -8.80% 5
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PHP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 23 July 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.

1 103 (39.62%) HTML
2 95 (36.54%) JavaScript
3 91 (35.00%) CSS
4 78 (30.00%) MySQL
5 75 (28.85%) Zend
6 68 (26.15%) MVC
7 60 (23.08%) Java
8 53 (20.38%) TDD
9 49 (18.85%) Symfony
10 45 (17.31%) jQuery
11 39 (15.00%) Linux
11 39 (15.00%) Apache
12 36 (13.85%) E-Commerce
12 36 (13.85%) Agile Software Development
13 35 (13.46%) HTML5
14 34 (13.08%) Software Engineering
14 34 (13.08%) OO
14 34 (13.08%) LAMP
15 30 (11.54%) OOP
15 30 (11.54%) Magento
16 29 (11.15%) Ruby
17 27 (10.38%) CodeIgniter
18 25 (9.62%) WordPress
18 25 (9.62%) Web Services
19 24 (9.23%) SQL
20 23 (8.85%) Drupal
20 23 (8.85%) PHP5
20 23 (8.85%) Selenium
20 23 (8.85%) Open Source
21 22 (8.46%) C++

PHP
Top Related IT Skills in Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 23 July 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 39 (15.00%) Apache
2 25 (9.62%) WordPress
3 23 (8.85%) Drupal
4 17 (6.54%) Tomcat
5 9 (3.46%) CMS
6 7 (2.69%) Node.js
7 6 (2.31%) Moodle
7 6 (2.31%) SugarCRM
8 5 (1.92%) SharePoint
9 2 (0.77%) BizTalk Server
10 1 (0.38%) MQSeries
10 1 (0.38%) nginx
Applications
1 6 (2.31%) Adobe Illustrator
2 3 (1.15%) Spreadsheet
3 2 (0.77%) Photoshop
4 1 (0.38%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 30 (11.54%) Magento
2 2 (0.77%) Zen Cart
2 2 (0.77%) osCommerce
3 1 (0.38%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 1 (0.38%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 19 (7.31%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (0.38%) MailChimp
Communications & Networking
1 18 (6.92%) Internet
2 16 (6.15%) OpenLDAP
3 7 (2.69%) DNS
4 5 (1.92%) TCP/IP
5 4 (1.54%) SSL
5 4 (1.54%) SSH
6 3 (1.15%) HTTP
7 1 (0.38%) Intrusion Detection
7 1 (0.38%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 78 (30.00%) MySQL
2 21 (8.08%) Redis
3 17 (6.54%) PostgreSQL
4 12 (4.62%) SQL Server
5 5 (1.92%) Couchbase
5 5 (1.92%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 5 (1.92%) SimpleDB
5 5 (1.92%) MongoDB
5 5 (1.92%) NoSQL
6 1 (0.38%) Crystal Reports
Development Applications
1 23 (8.85%) Selenium
2 18 (6.92%) JMeter
3 16 (6.15%) Jenkins
4 11 (4.23%) WebDriver
4 11 (4.23%) Cucumber
5 9 (3.46%) Git (software)
6 8 (3.08%) JBehave
6 8 (3.08%) SoapUI
7 7 (2.69%) Behat
8 5 (1.92%) TeamCity
8 5 (1.92%) Hudson
8 5 (1.92%) Visual Studio
9 3 (1.15%) PHPUnit
10 1 (0.38%) Appcelerator Titanium
10 1 (0.38%) JUnit
10 1 (0.38%) Subversion
10 1 (0.38%) Firebug
General
1 5 (1.92%) Marketing
2 3 (1.15%) Finance
3 2 (0.77%) Games
4 1 (0.38%) Retail
4 1 (0.38%) Manufacturing
4 1 (0.38%) Electronics
4 1 (0.38%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 181 (69.62%) Developer
2 133 (51.15%) PHP Developer
3 64 (24.62%) Web Developer
4 42 (16.15%) PHP Web Developer
5 22 (8.46%) Architect
6 20 (7.69%) Software Engineer
6 20 (7.69%) PHP Zend Developer
7 18 (6.92%) Analyst
8 16 (6.15%) Technical Architect
9 15 (5.77%) Tester
9 15 (5.77%) Front-End Developer
10 14 (5.38%) Magento Developer
11 13 (5.00%) Test Analyst
12 12 (4.62%) Cloud Engineer
13 11 (4.23%) Cloud Software Engineer
14 10 (3.85%) PHP Symfony Developer
14 10 (3.85%) PHP Drupal Developer
15 8 (3.08%) LAMP Developer
15 8 (3.08%) Automation Tester
16 6 (2.31%) Front-End Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 103 (39.62%) HTML
2 91 (35.00%) CSS
3 49 (18.85%) Symfony
4 45 (17.31%) jQuery
5 35 (13.46%) HTML5
6 34 (13.08%) LAMP
7 27 (10.38%) CodeIgniter
8 25 (9.62%) Web Services
9 20 (7.69%) CSS3
10 16 (6.15%) XML
11 12 (4.62%) .NET
12 9 (3.46%) Laravel
12 9 (3.46%) Sass
13 7 (2.69%) Zend Framework
13 7 (2.69%) ASP.NET
14 6 (2.31%) SOAP
14 6 (2.31%) JSON
15 5 (1.92%) RESTful
15 5 (1.92%) XHTML
16 4 (1.54%) AngularJS
Miscellaneous
1 23 (8.85%) Open Source
2 10 (3.85%) Reference Data
3 9 (3.46%) Data Integration
4 6 (2.31%) Client/Server
5 5 (1.92%) Computer Science
6 4 (1.54%) Mobile App
7 2 (0.77%) Digital Media
7 2 (0.77%) iPhone
7 2 (0.77%) NHS
8 1 (0.38%) Blackberry
8 1 (0.38%) DTV
8 1 (0.38%) E-Learning
8 1 (0.38%) RIA
8 1 (0.38%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 39 (15.00%) Linux
2 7 (2.69%) Windows
2 7 (2.69%) Mac OS
3 3 (1.15%) UNIX
3 3 (1.15%) Android
4 2 (0.77%) Solaris
5 1 (0.38%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 68 (26.15%) MVC
2 53 (20.38%) TDD
3 36 (13.85%) Agile Software Development
3 36 (13.85%) E-Commerce
4 34 (13.08%) OO
4 34 (13.08%) Software Engineering
5 30 (11.54%) OOP
6 21 (8.08%) Web Development
7 20 (7.69%) BDD
8 19 (7.31%) Scrum
9 17 (6.54%) Performance Testing
10 14 (5.38%) Validation
11 12 (4.62%) Unit Testing
12 10 (3.85%) Data Modelling
12 10 (3.85%) Data Architecture
13 9 (3.46%) Test Automation
13 9 (3.46%) DevOps
14 8 (3.08%) User Stories
14 8 (3.08%) SEO
15 7 (2.69%) Automated Testing
Programming Languages
1 95 (36.54%) JavaScript
2 60 (23.08%) Java
3 29 (11.15%) Ruby
4 24 (9.23%) SQL
5 23 (8.85%) PHP5
6 22 (8.46%) C++
7 21 (8.08%) C#
8 19 (7.31%) Python
9 7 (2.69%) Bash Shell
10 5 (1.92%) VB.NET
11 4 (1.54%) Perl
12 2 (0.77%) T-SQL
12 2 (0.77%) VB
12 2 (0.77%) Shell Script
12 2 (0.77%) PHP4
13 1 (0.38%) ActionScript
13 1 (0.38%) PL/SQL
13 1 (0.38%) C
Qualifications
1 8 (3.08%) ISEB
2 7 (2.69%) Degree
3 2 (0.77%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (5.77%) QA
System Software
1 1 (0.38%) Sendmail
Systems Management
1 7 (2.69%) Puppet
1 7 (2.69%) Opscode Chef
1 7 (2.69%) Salt
2 1 (0.38%) Capistrano
2 1 (0.38%) HAProxy
Vendors
1 75 (28.85%) Zend
2 16 (6.15%) Red Hat
3 7 (2.69%) Adobe
4 5 (1.92%) Twitter
5 4 (1.54%) Microsoft
6 3 (1.15%) Google
6 3 (1.15%) Facebook
7 2 (0.77%) Sony
7 2 (0.77%) Oracle
8 1 (0.38%) SAP
8 1 (0.38%) Cisco
8 1 (0.38%) TIBCO
8 1 (0.38%) McAfee
8 1 (0.38%) Sun
8 1 (0.38%) Juniper
8 1 (0.38%) NetApp
8 1 (0.38%) Appcelerator
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