Period
to 20 January 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in England with a requirement for PHPUnit skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited PHPUnit over the 6 months to 20 January 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

PHPUnit
UK > England
6 months to
20 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 766 760 734
Rank change year-on-year -6 -26 -104
Contract jobs citing PHPUnit 71 71 105
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.078% 0.079% 0.11%
As % of the Development Applications category 0.42% 0.47% 0.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 62 52 80
England median daily rate £375 £400 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -6.25% +14.29% -6.67%
10th Percentile £308 £275 £231
90th Percentile £506 £499 £475
UK median daily rate £375 £400 £350
% change year-on-year -6.25% +14.29% -6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
England median hourly rate - - -
UK median hourly rate - - £35.50

PHPUnit is in the Development Applications category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in England with a requirement for development application skills.

All Development Application Skills
England
Contract vacancies with a requirement for development application skills 17,013 14,995 14,581
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 18.58% 16.67% 14.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 12,030 10,028 9,782
England median daily rate £470 £432 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +8.80% +4.73% +3.13%
10th Percentile £313 £305 £281
90th Percentile £613 £588 £575
UK median daily rate £453 £425 £403
% change year-on-year +6.47% +5.59% +0.63%
Number of hourly rates quoted 220 220 347
England median hourly rate £43.75 £41.00 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +6.71% +2.50% +8.11%
10th Percentile £29.90 £24.00 £21.25
90th Percentile £62.40 £52.50 £50.68
UK median hourly rate £43.50 £41.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year +6.10% +2.50% +6.67%

PHPUnit
Job Vacancy Trend in England

Job postings citing PHPUnit as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in England.

Job vacancy trend for PHPUnit in England

PHPUnit
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing PHPUnit in England.

Contractor daily rate trend for PHPUnit in England

PHPUnit
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in England

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing PHPUnit in England over the 6 months to 20 January 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for PHPUnit in England

PHPUnit
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing PHPUnit in England.

Contractor hourly rate trend for PHPUnit in England

PHPUnit
Contract Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing PHPUnit within the England region over the 6 months to 20 January 2018. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London -3 46 £413 +3.13% 30
North of England +32 10 £349 -13.35% 14
South East -22 9 £325 -3.70% 8
North West +10 5 £300 +6.19% 5
Yorkshire +6 5 £375 -8.81% 9
South West +4 3 £525 +90.91% 6
East of England -8 2 £325 -18.75% 3
Midlands -9 1 £363 -21.20% 10
West Midlands - 1 £363 -
PHPUnit
UK

For the 6 months to 20 January 2018, IT contractor jobs citing PHPUnit also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the England region with a requirement for PHPUnit.

1 71 (100.00%) PHP
2 43 (60.56%) TDD
3 40 (56.34%) Git (software)
4 39 (54.93%) Agile Software Development
5 34 (47.89%) JavaScript
6 32 (45.07%) HTML
6 32 (45.07%) CSS
6 32 (45.07%) Laravel
7 31 (43.66%) MySQL
7 31 (43.66%) Symfony
8 30 (42.25%) MVC
9 26 (36.62%) OO
10 23 (32.39%) REST
10 23 (32.39%) CSS3
10 23 (32.39%) HTML5
11 21 (29.58%) Codeception
12 18 (25.35%) Continuous Integration
13 17 (23.94%) BDD
13 17 (23.94%) Docker
14 16 (22.54%) Sass
15 15 (21.13%) Behat
15 15 (21.13%) OO PHP
15 15 (21.13%) Microservices
16 14 (19.72%) API Development
16 14 (19.72%) Performance Optimisation
16 14 (19.72%) Codeship
16 14 (19.72%) GitHub
16 14 (19.72%) Amazon AWS
16 14 (19.72%) jQuery
17 13 (18.31%) PHP 7

PHPUnit
Co-occurring IT Skills in England by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 4 (5.63%) CMS
2 2 (2.82%) Apache
2 2 (2.82%) Drupal
2 2 (2.82%) WordPress
3 1 (1.41%) nginx
Applications
1 2 (2.82%) Fireworks
1 2 (2.82%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 3 (4.23%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 14 (19.72%) Amazon AWS
1 14 (19.72%) GitHub
2 6 (8.45%) Heroku
2 6 (8.45%) Twilio
3 5 (7.04%) AWS Lambda
3 5 (7.04%) Serverless
4 4 (5.63%) npm
4 4 (5.63%) SaaS
5 2 (2.82%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.41%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 31 (43.66%) MySQL
2 10 (14.08%) MongoDB
3 9 (12.68%) Relational Database
4 7 (9.86%) Redis
5 6 (8.45%) Amazon Redshift
5 6 (8.45%) PostgreSQL
6 2 (2.82%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 40 (56.34%) Git (software)
2 21 (29.58%) Codeception
3 14 (19.72%) Codeship
4 8 (11.27%) gulp
5 6 (8.45%) JIRA
6 5 (7.04%) Jasmine
7 4 (5.63%) Grunt
7 4 (5.63%) Jenkins
7 4 (5.63%) Karma Test Runner
7 4 (5.63%) Subversion
7 4 (5.63%) webpack
8 2 (2.82%) git-flow
8 2 (2.82%) QUnit
8 2 (2.82%) Team Foundation Server
8 2 (2.82%) Vagrant
9 1 (1.41%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 1 (1.41%) Bitbucket
9 1 (1.41%) Maven
9 1 (1.41%) Selenium
9 1 (1.41%) WebDriver
General
1 11 (15.49%) Retail
2 3 (4.23%) Finance
3 2 (2.82%) Law
3 2 (2.82%) Marketing
4 1 (1.41%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 66 (92.96%) Developer
2 60 (84.51%) PHP Developer
3 11 (15.49%) Full Stack Developer
4 10 (14.08%) Symfony Developer
5 9 (12.68%) PHP Symfony Developer
6 8 (11.27%) MySQL Developer
6 8 (11.27%) PHP MySQL Developer
7 6 (8.45%) Node.js Developer
8 5 (7.04%) Python Developer
9 4 (5.63%) Applications Developer
9 4 (5.63%) HTML CSS Developer
9 4 (5.63%) HTML Developer
9 4 (5.63%) JavaScript Developer
9 4 (5.63%) MongoDB Developer
9 4 (5.63%) PHP Web Applications Developer
9 4 (5.63%) PHP Web Developer
9 4 (5.63%) React Developer
9 4 (5.63%) Web Applications Developer
9 4 (5.63%) Web Developer
10 3 (4.23%) Angular Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 32 (45.07%) CSS
1 32 (45.07%) HTML
1 32 (45.07%) Laravel
2 31 (43.66%) Symfony
3 23 (32.39%) CSS3
3 23 (32.39%) HTML5
3 23 (32.39%) REST
4 16 (22.54%) Sass
5 15 (21.13%) Behat
6 14 (19.72%) jQuery
7 10 (14.08%) Node.js
7 10 (14.08%) phpspec
8 9 (12.68%) AngularJS
8 9 (12.68%) RESTful
9 5 (7.04%) LAMP
9 5 (7.04%) React
10 4 (5.63%) JSON
10 4 (5.63%) Silex
10 4 (5.63%) Yii
11 3 (4.23%) Zend Framework
Miscellaneous
1 6 (8.45%) Greenfield Project
1 6 (8.45%) Linux Command Line
2 3 (4.23%) Enterprise Software
3 2 (2.82%) Fintech
Operating Systems
1 9 (12.68%) Linux
2 5 (7.04%) Unix
3 1 (1.41%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 43 (60.56%) TDD
2 39 (54.93%) Agile Software Development
3 30 (42.25%) MVC
4 26 (36.62%) OO
5 18 (25.35%) Continuous Integration
6 17 (23.94%) BDD
7 15 (21.13%) Microservices
7 15 (21.13%) OO PHP
8 14 (19.72%) API Development
8 14 (19.72%) Performance Optimisation
9 10 (14.08%) DevOps
10 8 (11.27%) OOP
11 7 (9.86%) API Design
12 6 (8.45%) Software Testing
13 5 (7.04%) Domain-Driven Design
13 5 (7.04%) E-Commerce
13 5 (7.04%) Software Engineering
13 5 (7.04%) Unit Testing
14 4 (5.63%) OOD
14 4 (5.63%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 71 (100.00%) PHP
2 34 (47.89%) JavaScript
3 13 (18.31%) PHP 7
4 10 (14.08%) Python
5 8 (11.27%) PHP 5
6 3 (4.23%) SQL
7 2 (2.82%) XPath
8 1 (1.41%) Bash Shell
8 1 (1.41%) ES6
8 1 (1.41%) GraphQL
8 1 (1.41%) Groovy
8 1 (1.41%) Java
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (4.23%) QA
2 2 (2.82%) WAI
2 2 (2.82%) WCAG
System Software
1 17 (23.94%) Docker
Systems Management
1 6 (8.45%) Kubernetes
2 5 (7.04%) Puppet
3 1 (1.41%) Ansible
Vendors
1 12 (16.90%) Zend
2 1 (1.41%) Atlassian
2 1 (1.41%) Google
2 1 (1.41%) Oracle