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 22 March 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.

3 months to
22 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Object-Oriented PHP (OO PHP)
Rank 83 87 88
Rank change year-on-year +4 +1  
Contract jobs citing OO PHP 3 8 1
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Leeds 0.30% 0.58% 0.086%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.35% 0.68% 0.099%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 6 1
Median daily rate £325 £450 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -27.77% +16.12%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £283 £328 £275
% change year-on-year -13.74% +19.09%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

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 861 1177 1008
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Leeds 84.74% 84.74% 86.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 587 830 682
Median daily rate £400 £413 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -3.03% +10.00%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £310 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £600 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £409 £400 £398
% change year-on-year +2.25% +0.62%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 20 16
Median hourly rate £14.93 £13.00 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +14.84% -27.77%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.14 £10.20 £14.15
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £19.46 £35.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £39.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year -7.69% +30.00%  

OO PHP
Job Vacancy Trend in Leeds

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Leeds citing OO PHP as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

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

OO PHP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leeds

For the 6 months to 22 March 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 4 (100.00%) HTML
1 4 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 4 (100.00%) PHP
1 4 (100.00%) CSS
1 4 (100.00%) OO
1 4 (100.00%) Symfony
1 4 (100.00%) Git (software)
2 3 (75.00%) Software Engineering
3 2 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (50.00%) Subversion
3 2 (50.00%) MVC
3 2 (50.00%) CMS
3 2 (50.00%) XHTML
3 2 (50.00%) Linux
3 2 (50.00%) OOP
3 2 (50.00%) MySQL
3 2 (50.00%) Computer Science
3 2 (50.00%) RESTful
3 2 (50.00%) Mercurial
3 2 (50.00%) PHPUnit
3 2 (50.00%) HTML5
3 2 (50.00%) Zend
3 2 (50.00%) CodeIgniter
3 2 (50.00%) Drupal
3 2 (50.00%) jQuery
3 2 (50.00%) Unit Testing
3 2 (50.00%) Continuous Integration
3 2 (50.00%) WordPress
3 2 (50.00%) Sass
3 2 (50.00%) LESS

OO PHP
Top Related 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 (50.00%) CMS
1 2 (50.00%) Drupal
1 2 (50.00%) WordPress
2 1 (25.00%) Tornado
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (50.00%) MySQL
1 2 (50.00%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 4 (100.00%) Git (software)
2 2 (50.00%) Mercurial
2 2 (50.00%) PHPUnit
2 2 (50.00%) Subversion
3 1 (25.00%) Hudson
3 1 (25.00%) Jenkins
3 1 (25.00%) JIRA
3 1 (25.00%) Selenium
3 1 (25.00%) TeamCity
Job Titles
1 3 (75.00%) Developer
1 3 (75.00%) PHP Developer
2 1 (25.00%) PHP Software Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (100.00%) CSS
1 4 (100.00%) HTML
1 4 (100.00%) Symfony
2 2 (50.00%) AngularJS
2 2 (50.00%) CodeIgniter
2 2 (50.00%) CSS3
2 2 (50.00%) HTML5
2 2 (50.00%) jQuery
2 2 (50.00%) Laravel
2 2 (50.00%) LESS
2 2 (50.00%) RESTful
2 2 (50.00%) Sass
2 2 (50.00%) XHTML
3 1 (25.00%) Backbone.js
3 1 (25.00%) Ember.js
3 1 (25.00%) Flask
3 1 (25.00%) KnockoutJS
3 1 (25.00%) Node.js
3 1 (25.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 2 (50.00%) Algorithms
1 2 (50.00%) Computer Science
1 2 (50.00%) Data Structures
2 1 (25.00%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 2 (50.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (100.00%) OO
2 3 (75.00%) Software Engineering
3 2 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (50.00%) Continuous Integration
3 2 (50.00%) Database Optimisation
3 2 (50.00%) MVC
3 2 (50.00%) OOP
3 2 (50.00%) Unit Testing
4 1 (25.00%) Automated Testing
4 1 (25.00%) UX Design
Programming Languages
1 4 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 4 (100.00%) PHP
2 1 (25.00%) C#
2 1 (25.00%) Java
2 1 (25.00%) Python
Vendors
1 2 (50.00%) Zend