The median contractor rate for a PHP Developer was £398 per day in advertised job vacancies in Leeds during the 3 months to 26 March 2017.

The first table below provides contractor rate benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to 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
26 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
PHP Developer
Rank 44 79 68
Rank change year-on-year +35 -11  
Contract jobs requiring a PHP Developer 45 19 23
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Leeds 4.46% 1.33% 1.97%
As % of the Job Titles category 4.59% 1.38% 2.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 34 16 12
Median daily rate £398 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -0.62% -  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £325 £278
10% offered a daily rate of more than £420 £450 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £325 £315 £300
% change year-on-year +3.17% +5.00%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.00 £33.00 £19.50
% change year-on-year -39.39% +69.23%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in contract job vacancies advertised in Leeds. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such, the figures in the first row provide an indication of the number of contract jobs in our overall sample.

Contract IT Job Roles
Leeds
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 981 1378 1101
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Leeds 97.22% 96.63% 94.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 655 961 724
Median daily rate £400 £400 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +10.34%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £300 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £575 £465
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 30 40
Median hourly rate £14.20 £12.00 £12.42
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +18.33% -3.38%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.00 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.50 £21.20 £35.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £20.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year -12.50% +17.64%  

PHP Developer
Job Vacancy Trend in Leeds

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Leeds that featured PHP Developer in the job title.

Job vacancy trend for PHP Developer in Leeds

PHP Developer
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Leeds

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

Contractor daily rate trend for PHP Developer in Leeds

PHP Developer
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Leeds

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing PHP Developer in Leeds over the 3 months to 26 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for PHP Developer in Leeds

PHP Developer
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Leeds

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing PHP Developer in Leeds.

Contractor hourly rate trend for PHP Developer in Leeds

PHP Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leeds

For the 6 months to 26 March 2017, PHP Developer contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Leeds region featuring PHP Developer in the job title.

1 67 (100.00%) PHP
2 40 (59.70%) JavaScript
3 38 (56.72%) Symfony
4 37 (55.22%) MVC
5 28 (41.79%) SQL
5 28 (41.79%) Python
5 28 (41.79%) Agile Software Development
6 23 (34.33%) Zend
6 23 (34.33%) NoSQL
7 22 (32.84%) MySQL
8 20 (29.85%) MongoDB
8 20 (29.85%) Laravel
9 18 (26.87%) RESTful
9 18 (26.87%) HTML
10 16 (23.88%) Java
10 16 (23.88%) CSS
10 16 (23.88%) Software Engineering
11 13 (19.40%) Django
12 12 (17.91%) Unit Testing
12 12 (17.91%) TDD
12 12 (17.91%) Regression Testing
12 12 (17.91%) LAMP
12 12 (17.91%) PHPUnit
12 12 (17.91%) Redis
13 11 (16.42%) Flask
13 11 (16.42%) SOLID
13 11 (16.42%) Continuous Integration
13 11 (16.42%) Git (software)
14 10 (14.93%) JPA
14 10 (14.93%) HTTP

PHP Developer Skill Set
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 7 (10.45%) Apache
2 4 (5.97%) WordPress
3 1 (1.49%) CMS
3 1 (1.49%) Drupal
3 1 (1.49%) Tornado
Business Applications
1 2 (2.99%) Magento
2 1 (1.49%) Payment Gateway
Cloud Services
1 3 (4.48%) GitHub
1 3 (4.48%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (2.99%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (2.99%) Google Cloud Platform
2 2 (2.99%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 10 (14.93%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (34.33%) NoSQL
2 22 (32.84%) MySQL
3 20 (29.85%) MongoDB
4 12 (17.91%) Redis
5 5 (7.46%) Amazon DynamoDB
6 2 (2.99%) Relational Database
7 1 (1.49%) GIS
Development Applications
1 12 (17.91%) PHPUnit
2 11 (16.42%) Git (software)
3 3 (4.48%) Jenkins
4 2 (2.99%) Grunt
4 2 (2.99%) Maven
5 1 (1.49%) Hudson
5 1 (1.49%) JIRA
5 1 (1.49%) Mercurial
5 1 (1.49%) Selenium
5 1 (1.49%) Subversion
5 1 (1.49%) TeamCity
General
1 5 (7.46%) Advertising
2 3 (4.48%) Games
2 3 (4.48%) Telecoms
3 1 (1.49%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 38 (56.72%) Symfony
2 20 (29.85%) Laravel
3 18 (26.87%) HTML
3 18 (26.87%) RESTful
4 16 (23.88%) CSS
5 13 (19.40%) Django
6 12 (17.91%) LAMP
7 11 (16.42%) Flask
8 10 (14.93%) EclipseLink
8 10 (14.93%) JPA
9 9 (13.43%) AngularJS
10 4 (5.97%) CodeIgniter
10 4 (5.97%) HTML5
10 4 (5.97%) jQuery
11 3 (4.48%) CSS3
11 3 (4.48%) Web Services
12 2 (2.99%) LESS
12 2 (2.99%) REST
12 2 (2.99%) Sass
13 1 (1.49%) Ember.js
Miscellaneous
1 2 (2.99%) NHS
2 1 (1.49%) Algorithms
2 1 (1.49%) Computer Science
2 1 (1.49%) Data Structures
2 1 (1.49%) User Experience
2 1 (1.49%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 10 (14.93%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 37 (55.22%) MVC
2 28 (41.79%) Agile Software Development
3 16 (23.88%) Software Engineering
4 12 (17.91%) Regression Testing
4 12 (17.91%) TDD
4 12 (17.91%) Unit Testing
5 11 (16.42%) Continuous Integration
5 11 (16.42%) SOLID
6 6 (8.96%) B2C
7 5 (7.46%) SDLC
8 3 (4.48%) OO
8 3 (4.48%) OO PHP
8 3 (4.48%) Web Development
9 2 (2.99%) BDD
9 2 (2.99%) Configuration Management
9 2 (2.99%) Database Optimisation
9 2 (2.99%) OOP
10 1 (1.49%) Open Source
10 1 (1.49%) Tag Management
10 1 (1.49%) UX Design
Programming Languages
1 67 (100.00%) PHP
2 40 (59.70%) JavaScript
3 28 (41.79%) Python
3 28 (41.79%) SQL
4 16 (23.88%) Java
5 2 (2.99%) ECMAScript
5 2 (2.99%) Groovy
5 2 (2.99%) Ruby
5 2 (2.99%) Scala
6 1 (1.49%) C#
System Software
1 3 (4.48%) Docker
Systems Management
1 2 (2.99%) Ansible
1 2 (2.99%) Opscode Chef
1 2 (2.99%) Puppet
1 2 (2.99%) Salt
Vendors
1 23 (34.33%) Zend
2 2 (2.99%) Google
2 2 (2.99%) Rackspace
2 2 (2.99%) SaltStack
Leeds, West Yorkshire
The Bridge Ltd
Rate: Unspecified Neg
Posted: 5 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
The Bridge Ltd
Rate: Unspecified Neg
Posted: 4 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Experis Ltd
Rate: £450 - £500 per day + DOE
Posted: 6 days ago