The median contractor rate for a PHP Developer was £395 per day in advertised job vacancies in Leeds during the 3 months to 22 June 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.

PHP Developer
3 months to
22 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 58 83 81
Rank change year-on-year +25 -2  
Contract jobs requiring a PHP Developer 35 22 22
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Leeds 3.23% 1.48% 1.47%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.28% 1.54% 1.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 24 16 16
Median daily rate £395 £370 £280
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.75% +32.14%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £251 £269
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £400 £375
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £313 £300
% change year-on-year +12.00% +4.16%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

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 1068 1431 1432
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Leeds 98.43% 96.04% 95.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 719 1017 1030
Median daily rate £400 £400 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +14.28%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £301 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £550 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £373
% change year-on-year - +7.38%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 21 34
Median hourly rate £16.00 £12.00 £11.86
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +33.33% +1.22%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £10.20 £9.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.56 £22.50 £17.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.45 £16.00
% change year-on-year +0.28% +9.06%  

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 22 June 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 contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing PHP Developer in Leeds.

Contractor hourly rate trend for PHP Developer in Leeds

PHP Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Leeds

For the 6 months to 22 June 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 76 (100.00%) PHP
2 52 (68.42%) Symfony
3 48 (63.16%) JavaScript
4 42 (55.26%) MVC
5 41 (53.95%) Python
6 33 (43.42%) Agile Software Development
7 24 (31.58%) Zend
8 22 (28.95%) Laravel
9 19 (25.00%) Java
10 18 (23.68%) NoSQL
11 17 (22.37%) MySQL
12 16 (21.05%) Software Engineering
13 15 (19.74%) SQL
13 15 (19.74%) RESTful
14 14 (18.42%) Test Automation
15 13 (17.11%) MongoDB
15 13 (17.11%) HTML
15 13 (17.11%) Regression Testing
16 12 (15.79%) LAMP
16 12 (15.79%) Linux
16 12 (15.79%) Git (software)
17 11 (14.47%) Docker
17 11 (14.47%) CSS
18 10 (13.16%) TDD
18 10 (13.16%) CodeIgniter
18 10 (13.16%) AngularJS
18 10 (13.16%) PHPUnit
19 9 (11.84%) Django
19 9 (11.84%) Unit Testing
20 8 (10.53%) Apache

PHP Developer Skill Set
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 8 (10.53%) Apache
2 4 (5.26%) WordPress
3 2 (2.63%) Drupal
4 1 (1.32%) CMS
4 1 (1.32%) nginx
4 1 (1.32%) Tornado
Business Applications
1 3 (3.95%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 3 (3.95%) GitHub
1 3 (3.95%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (2.63%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (2.63%) Google Cloud Platform
2 2 (2.63%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (7.89%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (23.68%) NoSQL
2 17 (22.37%) MySQL
3 13 (17.11%) MongoDB
4 8 (10.53%) Redis
5 5 (6.58%) Amazon DynamoDB
5 5 (6.58%) Relational Database
6 3 (3.95%) Oracle Database
6 3 (3.95%) RDBMS
7 1 (1.32%) GIS
Development Applications
1 12 (15.79%) Git (software)
2 10 (13.16%) PHPUnit
3 3 (3.95%) Jenkins
4 2 (2.63%) Grunt
4 2 (2.63%) JIRA
4 2 (2.63%) Maven
4 2 (2.63%) Selenium
5 1 (1.32%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 1 (1.32%) Hudson
5 1 (1.32%) Mercurial
5 1 (1.32%) Subversion
5 1 (1.32%) TeamCity
General
1 5 (6.58%) Telecoms
2 4 (5.26%) Games
3 1 (1.32%) Finance
3 1 (1.32%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 52 (68.42%) Symfony
2 22 (28.95%) Laravel
3 15 (19.74%) RESTful
4 13 (17.11%) HTML
5 12 (15.79%) LAMP
6 11 (14.47%) CSS
7 10 (13.16%) AngularJS
7 10 (13.16%) CodeIgniter
8 9 (11.84%) Django
9 7 (9.21%) Flask
10 6 (7.89%) EclipseLink
10 6 (7.89%) HTML5
10 6 (7.89%) JPA
10 6 (7.89%) Node.js
11 5 (6.58%) CSS3
11 5 (6.58%) jQuery
12 3 (3.95%) Express
12 3 (3.95%) RabbitMQ
13 2 (2.63%) Sass
13 2 (2.63%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 2 (2.63%) Greenfield Project
1 2 (2.63%) NHS
1 2 (2.63%) User Experience
2 1 (1.32%) Algorithms
2 1 (1.32%) BYOD
2 1 (1.32%) Computer Science
2 1 (1.32%) Data Structures
2 1 (1.32%) Fintech
2 1 (1.32%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 12 (15.79%) Linux
2 1 (1.32%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 42 (55.26%) MVC
2 33 (43.42%) Agile Software Development
3 16 (21.05%) Software Engineering
4 14 (18.42%) Test Automation
5 13 (17.11%) Regression Testing
6 10 (13.16%) TDD
7 9 (11.84%) Unit Testing
8 7 (9.21%) Continuous Integration
8 7 (9.21%) SOLID
9 5 (6.58%) B2C
9 5 (6.58%) SDLC
10 4 (5.26%) OOP
10 4 (5.26%) Web Development
11 3 (3.95%) BDD
11 3 (3.95%) OO
11 3 (3.95%) OO PHP
11 3 (3.95%) Performance Optimisation
12 2 (2.63%) Configuration Management
12 2 (2.63%) Database Optimisation
13 1 (1.32%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 76 (100.00%) PHP
2 48 (63.16%) JavaScript
3 41 (53.95%) Python
4 19 (25.00%) Java
5 15 (19.74%) SQL
6 6 (7.89%) ECMAScript
6 6 (7.89%) Groovy
6 6 (7.89%) Ruby
6 6 (7.89%) Scala
7 1 (1.32%) Bash Shell
7 1 (1.32%) C#
System Software
1 11 (14.47%) Docker
Systems Management
1 5 (6.58%) Ansible
2 3 (3.95%) Puppet
3 2 (2.63%) Opscode Chef
3 2 (2.63%) Salt
4 1 (1.32%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 24 (31.58%) Zend
2 4 (5.26%) Oracle
3 3 (3.95%) Google
4 2 (2.63%) Rackspace
4 2 (2.63%) SaltStack
5 1 (1.32%) Apple