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 3 months to 28 April 2017 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
3 months to
28 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 558 579 578
Rank change year-on-year +21 -1  
Contract jobs citing PHPUnit 25 46 40
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.057% 0.090% 0.079%
As % of the Development Applications category 0.33% 0.61% 0.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 24 32 20
Median daily rate £425 £363 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +17.24% -3.33%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £285
10% offered a daily rate of more than £540 £450 £430
UK excluding London median daily rate £373 £350 £325
% change year-on-year +6.42% +7.69%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £37.50 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £37.50 -

PHPUnit is in the development application skills category. The next 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.

Contract Development Application Skills
England
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for development application skills 7643 7582 6579
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in England 17.57% 14.76% 12.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 5206 5187 4262
Median daily rate £450 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £320 £320 £285
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £540
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £390 £365
% change year-on-year +2.56% +6.84%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 177 147 128
Median hourly rate £42.50 £42.45 £37.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +0.11% +13.20%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.50 £31.20 £27.37
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.50 £47.50 £47.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £42.45 £37.04
% change year-on-year +0.11% +14.60%  

PHPUnit
Job Vacancy Trend in England

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in England citing PHPUnit as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Development Applications category.

Job vacancy trend for PHPUnit in England

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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

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Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in England

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing PHPUnit in England over the 3 months to 28 April 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for PHPUnit in England

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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

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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 3 months to 28 April 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London +15 12 £450 +12.50% 10
Yorkshire +19 6 £373 -17.22% 9
East Midlands -10 3 £300 -14.28% 3
West Midlands +23 2 £275 -8.33% 1
South East +19 2 £450 +28.57% 3
East of England -8 1 £450 -
PHPUnit
UK

For the 6 months to 28 April 2017, 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 45 (91.84%) PHP
2 32 (65.31%) RESTful
3 27 (55.10%) Agile Software Development
3 27 (55.10%) JavaScript
4 25 (51.02%) HTML
4 25 (51.02%) Laravel
5 24 (48.98%) CSS
5 24 (48.98%) MVC
5 24 (48.98%) Symfony
6 23 (46.94%) Unit Testing
7 22 (44.90%) TDD
8 20 (40.82%) MySQL
9 19 (38.78%) Git (software)
10 16 (32.65%) HTML5
10 16 (32.65%) Continuous Integration
11 15 (30.61%) MongoDB
11 15 (30.61%) CSS3
11 15 (30.61%) AngularJS
11 15 (30.61%) Software Engineering
12 14 (28.57%) OO
12 14 (28.57%) BDD
13 13 (26.53%) jQuery
13 13 (26.53%) OO PHP
13 13 (26.53%) Java
13 13 (26.53%) Zend
14 12 (24.49%) OOP
14 12 (24.49%) Redis
15 10 (20.41%) NoSQL
15 10 (20.41%) Flask
15 10 (20.41%) PHP 5

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 8 (16.33%) Drupal
2 3 (6.12%) Apache
2 3 (6.12%) Apache Spark
3 2 (4.08%) CMS
3 2 (4.08%) WordPress
4 1 (2.04%) Elasticsearch
Cloud Services
1 4 (8.16%) GitHub
2 2 (4.08%) AdWords
2 2 (4.08%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (4.08%) Google Analytics
3 1 (2.04%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 10 (20.41%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (40.82%) MySQL
2 15 (30.61%) MongoDB
3 12 (24.49%) Redis
4 10 (20.41%) NoSQL
5 6 (12.24%) Big Data
6 3 (6.12%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 19 (38.78%) Git (software)
2 6 (12.24%) Jenkins
3 5 (10.20%) Selenium
3 5 (10.20%) Subversion
4 4 (8.16%) Hudson
5 3 (6.12%) Cucumber
5 3 (6.12%) JSUnit
5 3 (6.12%) JUnit
6 2 (4.08%) Mocha
6 2 (4.08%) webpack
7 1 (2.04%) gulp
7 1 (2.04%) JIRA
7 1 (2.04%) Mink
7 1 (2.04%) WebDriver
General
1 7 (14.29%) Finance
2 3 (6.12%) Financial Institution
2 3 (6.12%) Marketing
2 3 (6.12%) Retail
3 2 (4.08%) Publishing
4 1 (2.04%) Games
Job Titles
1 41 (83.67%) Developer
2 32 (65.31%) PHP Developer
3 8 (16.33%) Drupal Developer
4 7 (14.29%) PHP Laravel Developer
5 6 (12.24%) Senior Developer
5 6 (12.24%) Symfony Developer
6 5 (10.20%) HTML Developer
6 5 (10.20%) PHP Symfony Developer
7 4 (8.16%) HTML CSS Developer
7 4 (8.16%) JavaScript Developer
7 4 (8.16%) MySQL Developer
7 4 (8.16%) PHP Drupal Developer
7 4 (8.16%) PHP MySQL Developer
7 4 (8.16%) Test Automation Engineer
7 4 (8.16%) Test Engineer
8 2 (4.08%) PHP Web Developer
8 2 (4.08%) QA Engineer
8 2 (4.08%) Senior JavaScript Developer
8 2 (4.08%) Senior PHP Developer
8 2 (4.08%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 32 (65.31%) RESTful
2 25 (51.02%) HTML
2 25 (51.02%) Laravel
3 24 (48.98%) CSS
3 24 (48.98%) Symfony
4 16 (32.65%) HTML5
5 15 (30.61%) AngularJS
5 15 (30.61%) CSS3
6 13 (26.53%) jQuery
7 10 (20.41%) Django
7 10 (20.41%) EclipseLink
7 10 (20.41%) Flask
7 10 (20.41%) JPA
8 8 (16.33%) Ajax
9 7 (14.29%) LAMP
10 6 (12.24%) Behat
10 6 (12.24%) Sass
11 4 (8.16%) Doctrine
11 4 (8.16%) Node.js
12 3 (6.12%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 4 (8.16%) Greenfield Project
1 4 (8.16%) User Experience
2 3 (6.12%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (6.12%) Credit Risk
2 3 (6.12%) Derivative
2 3 (6.12%) Market Risk
3 2 (4.08%) Equities
4 1 (2.04%) BBC
4 1 (2.04%) Computer Science
4 1 (2.04%) Mobile App
4 1 (2.04%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 7 (14.29%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (55.10%) Agile Software Development
2 24 (48.98%) MVC
3 23 (46.94%) Unit Testing
4 22 (44.90%) TDD
5 16 (32.65%) Continuous Integration
6 15 (30.61%) Software Engineering
7 14 (28.57%) BDD
7 14 (28.57%) OO
8 13 (26.53%) OO PHP
9 12 (24.49%) OOP
10 10 (20.41%) Regression Testing
10 10 (20.41%) SOLID
11 7 (14.29%) Analytics
12 4 (8.16%) CRM
12 4 (8.16%) DevOps
12 4 (8.16%) Workflow
13 3 (6.12%) Business Intelligence
13 3 (6.12%) Risk Management
13 3 (6.12%) SEO
13 3 (6.12%) Web Analytics
Programming Languages
1 45 (91.84%) PHP
2 27 (55.10%) JavaScript
3 13 (26.53%) Java
4 10 (20.41%) PHP 5
4 10 (20.41%) Python
4 10 (20.41%) SQL
5 5 (10.20%) PHP 4
6 3 (6.12%) PHP 7
6 3 (6.12%) Scala
7 2 (4.08%) ES6
Qualifications
1 1 (2.04%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (14.29%) QA
2 1 (2.04%) SDET
System Software
1 1 (2.04%) Docker
Systems Management
1 2 (4.08%) Piwik
2 1 (2.04%) Puppet
Vendors
1 13 (26.53%) Zend
2 3 (6.12%) Google
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