The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Leeds with a requirement for OO PHP skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited OO PHP over the 3 months to 28 June 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.

Object-Oriented PHP (OO PHP)
3 months to
28 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 84 - 100
Rank change year-on-year - 0  
Contract jobs citing OO PHP 3 0 6
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Leeds 0.27% - 0.39%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.31% - 0.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 0 6
Median daily rate £315 - £281
90% offered a daily rate of more than £307 - £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £335 - £381
UK excluding London median daily rate £313 £288 £300
% change year-on-year +8.69% -4.16%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £32.50 -

OO PHP is in the process and methodology skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Leeds with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
Leeds
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 971 1315 1326
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Leeds 88.03% 88.73% 86.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 2667 3958 4256
Median daily rate £413 £425 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.94% +21.42%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £308 £310 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £575 £530
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £400 £380
% change year-on-year +3.75% +5.26%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 20 21 43
Median hourly rate £15.25 £14.50 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +5.17% -17.14%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £10.20 £9.80
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.86 £180.00 £187.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £34.00 £28.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year +19.29% -5.00%  

OO PHP
Job Vacancy Trend in Leeds

Job postings citing OO PHP as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Leeds.

Job vacancy trend for OO PHP in Leeds

OO PHP
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Leeds

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing OO PHP in Leeds.

Contractor daily rate trend for OO PHP in Leeds

For the 6 months to 28 June 2017, IT contractor jobs citing OO PHP 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 Leeds region with a requirement for OO PHP.

1 6 (100.00%) HTML
1 6 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 6 (100.00%) PHP
1 6 (100.00%) CSS
1 6 (100.00%) OO
1 6 (100.00%) Git (software)
2 5 (83.33%) Software Engineering
2 5 (83.33%) Symfony
3 4 (66.67%) Unit Testing
3 4 (66.67%) Linux
3 4 (66.67%) OOP
3 4 (66.67%) MySQL
3 4 (66.67%) MVC
3 4 (66.67%) PHPUnit
3 4 (66.67%) Relational Database
3 4 (66.67%) Database Optimisation
3 4 (66.67%) Greenfield Project
4 3 (50.00%) Zend
5 2 (33.33%) CodeIgniter
5 2 (33.33%) Drupal
5 2 (33.33%) jQuery
5 2 (33.33%) Computer Science
5 2 (33.33%) Continuous Integration
5 2 (33.33%) WordPress
5 2 (33.33%) RESTful
5 2 (33.33%) Mercurial
5 2 (33.33%) XHTML
5 2 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
5 2 (33.33%) Subversion
5 2 (33.33%) CMS

OO PHP
Co-occurring IT Skills in Leeds 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 2 (33.33%) CMS
1 2 (33.33%) Drupal
1 2 (33.33%) WordPress
2 1 (16.67%) Tornado
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (66.67%) MySQL
1 4 (66.67%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 6 (100.00%) Git (software)
2 4 (66.67%) PHPUnit
3 2 (33.33%) Mercurial
3 2 (33.33%) Subversion
4 1 (16.67%) Hudson
4 1 (16.67%) Jenkins
4 1 (16.67%) JIRA
4 1 (16.67%) Selenium
4 1 (16.67%) TeamCity
Job Titles
1 3 (50.00%) Developer
1 3 (50.00%) PHP Developer
1 3 (50.00%) PHP Software Engineer
1 3 (50.00%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (100.00%) CSS
1 6 (100.00%) HTML
2 5 (83.33%) Symfony
3 2 (33.33%) AngularJS
3 2 (33.33%) CodeIgniter
3 2 (33.33%) CSS3
3 2 (33.33%) HTML5
3 2 (33.33%) jQuery
3 2 (33.33%) Laravel
3 2 (33.33%) LESS
3 2 (33.33%) RESTful
3 2 (33.33%) Sass
3 2 (33.33%) XHTML
4 1 (16.67%) Backbone.js
4 1 (16.67%) Ember.js
4 1 (16.67%) Flask
4 1 (16.67%) KnockoutJS
4 1 (16.67%) Node.js
4 1 (16.67%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 4 (66.67%) Greenfield Project
2 2 (33.33%) Algorithms
2 2 (33.33%) Computer Science
2 2 (33.33%) Data Structures
3 1 (16.67%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 4 (66.67%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (100.00%) OO
2 5 (83.33%) Software Engineering
3 4 (66.67%) Database Optimisation
3 4 (66.67%) MVC
3 4 (66.67%) OOP
3 4 (66.67%) Unit Testing
4 2 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (33.33%) Continuous Integration
5 1 (16.67%) Test Automation
5 1 (16.67%) UX Design
Programming Languages
1 6 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 6 (100.00%) PHP
2 1 (16.67%) C#
2 1 (16.67%) Java
2 1 (16.67%) Python
Vendors
1 3 (50.00%) Zend