Period
to 21 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Leeds with a requirement for PHP skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited PHP over the 6 months to 21 November 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.

PHP
6 months to
21 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 44 58 67
Rank change year-on-year +14 +9 -25
Contract jobs citing PHP 111 94 98
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Leeds 4.90% 3.62% 3.03%
As % of the Programming Languages category 10.26% 7.29% 7.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 77 76 77
Leeds median daily rate £375 £325 £365
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +15.38% -10.96% +4.29%
10th Percentile £275 £228 £250
90th Percentile £505 £438 £515
West Yorkshire median daily rate £375 £325 £350
% change year-on-year +15.38% -7.14% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 4
Leeds median hourly rate - - £17.50
West Yorkshire median hourly rate - - £17.50

PHP is in the Programming Languages category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Leeds with a requirement for coding skills.

All Programming Languages
Leeds
Contract vacancies with a requirement for coding skills 1082 1290 1326
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Leeds 47.81% 49.63% 40.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 839 909 943
Leeds median daily rate £400 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +6.67% +15.38%
10th Percentile £300 £295 £275
90th Percentile £525 £538 £525
West Yorkshire median daily rate £400 £400 £350
% change year-on-year - +14.29% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 7 14
Leeds median hourly rate £40.00 £13.50 £18.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +196.30% -28.00% -42.31%
10th Percentile £39.60 £12.90 £14.13
90th Percentile £40.40 £32.50 £43.50
West Yorkshire median hourly rate £40.00 £13.50 £19.50
% change year-on-year +196.30% -30.77% -18.75%

PHP
Job Vacancy Trend in Leeds

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

Job vacancy trend for PHP in Leeds

PHP
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Leeds

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

Contractor daily rate trend for PHP in Leeds

PHP
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Leeds

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing PHP in Leeds over the 6 months to 21 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for PHP in Leeds

PHP
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Leeds

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for PHP in Leeds

For the 6 months to 21 November 2017, IT contractor jobs citing 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 PHP.

1 70 (63.06%) JavaScript
2 63 (56.76%) HTML
3 47 (42.34%) Python
3 47 (42.34%) Agile Software Development
4 39 (35.14%) Java
5 34 (30.63%) MySQL
6 32 (28.83%) CSS
6 32 (28.83%) Git (software)
7 30 (27.03%) Bash Shell
8 28 (25.23%) Node.js
8 28 (25.23%) React
8 28 (25.23%) Linux
8 28 (25.23%) MVC
9 26 (23.42%) Jenkins
10 23 (20.72%) DevOps
11 22 (19.82%) Symfony
12 21 (18.92%) Ruby
12 21 (18.92%) Docker
13 18 (16.22%) AngularJS
13 18 (16.22%) Opscode Chef
13 18 (16.22%) Test Automation
13 18 (16.22%) TDD
13 18 (16.22%) Unix
14 17 (15.32%) XML
15 16 (14.41%) HTML5
15 16 (14.41%) Splunk
16 15 (13.51%) CSS3
16 15 (13.51%) OO
16 15 (13.51%) Test Scripting
16 15 (13.51%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux

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 6 (5.41%) WordPress
2 4 (3.60%) Drupal
3 2 (1.80%) Apache
3 2 (1.80%) nginx
4 1 (0.90%) CMS
4 1 (0.90%) Confluence
4 1 (0.90%) Joomla!
Applications
1 2 (1.80%) Adobe After Effects
1 2 (1.80%) Adobe Illustrator
1 2 (1.80%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 6 (5.41%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 11 (9.91%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (2.70%) AWS Lambda
2 3 (2.70%) Google Cloud Platform
2 3 (2.70%) IaaS
2 3 (2.70%) Loggly
2 3 (2.70%) Serverless
2 3 (2.70%) Sumo Logic
3 1 (0.90%) Amazon EC2
3 1 (0.90%) Amazon S3
3 1 (0.90%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
Communications & Networking
1 8 (7.21%) 3G
1 8 (7.21%) GPRS
1 8 (7.21%) GSM
1 8 (7.21%) LAN
1 8 (7.21%) LTE
1 8 (7.21%) SGSN
1 8 (7.21%) WAN
1 8 (7.21%) Wireless
2 3 (2.70%) DNS
2 3 (2.70%) Firewall
3 2 (1.80%) Network Security
4 1 (0.90%) FTP
4 1 (0.90%) HTTP
4 1 (0.90%) SMTP
4 1 (0.90%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 34 (30.63%) MySQL
2 7 (6.31%) MongoDB
2 7 (6.31%) Redis
3 2 (1.80%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 32 (28.83%) Git (software)
2 26 (23.42%) Jenkins
3 13 (11.71%) Selenium
4 10 (9.01%) Hudson
4 10 (9.01%) WebDriver
5 9 (8.11%) Cucumber
6 7 (6.31%) Jasmine
6 7 (6.31%) Karma Test Runner
6 7 (6.31%) PHPUnit
7 6 (5.41%) AppVeyor
7 6 (5.41%) CircleCI
7 6 (5.41%) gulp
8 4 (3.60%) Maven
9 3 (2.70%) Mocha
9 3 (2.70%) Protractor
9 3 (2.70%) Vagrant
10 2 (1.80%) Bitbucket
10 2 (1.80%) JIRA
11 1 (0.90%) jMock
11 1 (0.90%) Subversion
General
1 13 (11.71%) Marketing
2 10 (9.01%) Finance
3 8 (7.21%) Electronics
3 8 (7.21%) Manufacturing
3 8 (7.21%) Telecoms
4 4 (3.60%) Games
5 1 (0.90%) Retail
Job Titles
1 63 (56.76%) Developer
2 43 (38.74%) PHP Developer
3 17 (15.32%) DevOps Engineer
4 10 (9.01%) Tester
5 8 (7.21%) 3rd Line Support
5 8 (7.21%) 3rd Line Technical Support
5 8 (7.21%) Automation Tester
5 8 (7.21%) Technical Support
6 7 (6.31%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
6 7 (6.31%) JavaScript Developer
6 7 (6.31%) MySQL Developer
6 7 (6.31%) PHP MySQL Developer
7 6 (5.41%) Node.js Developer
8 5 (4.50%) Platform Engineer
9 4 (3.60%) Magento Developer
9 4 (3.60%) Selenium Automation Tester
9 4 (3.60%) Selenium Tester
9 4 (3.60%) WordPress Developer
10 3 (2.70%) Java Automation Tester
10 3 (2.70%) PHP WordPress Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 63 (56.76%) HTML
2 32 (28.83%) CSS
3 28 (25.23%) Node.js
3 28 (25.23%) React
4 22 (19.82%) Symfony
5 18 (16.22%) AngularJS
6 17 (15.32%) XML
7 16 (14.41%) HTML5
8 15 (13.51%) CSS3
9 7 (6.31%) .NET
9 7 (6.31%) Laravel
10 6 (5.41%) JSON
10 6 (5.41%) Redux
11 5 (4.50%) jQuery
11 5 (4.50%) LAMP
11 5 (4.50%) RabbitMQ
12 3 (2.70%) Elastic Stack
12 3 (2.70%) Memcached
12 3 (2.70%) Web Services
13 2 (1.80%) Twig
Miscellaneous
1 13 (11.71%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (4.50%) User Experience
3 4 (3.60%) Enterprise Software
4 2 (1.80%) Clustering
4 2 (1.80%) Greenfield Project
4 2 (1.80%) Mobile App
4 2 (1.80%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 28 (25.23%) Linux
2 18 (16.22%) Unix
3 15 (13.51%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 12 (10.81%) Android
4 12 (10.81%) Apple iOS
5 8 (7.21%) Mac OS X
5 8 (7.21%) Windows
5 8 (7.21%) Windows Phone
6 3 (2.70%) CentOS
7 1 (0.90%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 47 (42.34%) Agile Software Development
2 28 (25.23%) MVC
3 23 (20.72%) DevOps
4 18 (16.22%) TDD
4 18 (16.22%) Test Automation
5 15 (13.51%) OO
5 15 (13.51%) Test Scripting
6 14 (12.61%) BDD
6 14 (12.61%) Stakeholder Management
7 13 (11.71%) SDLC
8 10 (9.01%) Front End Development
9 9 (8.11%) Software Engineering
9 9 (8.11%) Web Development
10 8 (7.21%) Business Intelligence
10 8 (7.21%) Digital Marketing
10 8 (7.21%) Programme Management
11 6 (5.41%) Configuration Management
11 6 (5.41%) Pair Programming
11 6 (5.41%) Web Operations
12 5 (4.50%) Continuous Integration
Programming Languages
1 70 (63.06%) JavaScript
2 47 (42.34%) Python
3 39 (35.14%) Java
4 30 (27.03%) Bash Shell
5 21 (18.92%) Ruby
6 8 (7.21%) Go
6 8 (7.21%) PowerShell
6 8 (7.21%) VB
7 4 (3.60%) PHP 5
7 4 (3.60%) PHP 7
7 4 (3.60%) Scala
7 4 (3.60%) SQL
8 3 (2.70%) C#
8 3 (2.70%) C++
9 2 (1.80%) Perl
10 1 (0.90%) ECMAScript
10 1 (0.90%) Groovy
10 1 (0.90%) Shell Script
System Software
1 21 (18.92%) Docker
Systems Management
1 18 (16.22%) Opscode Chef
2 12 (10.81%) Puppet
3 11 (9.91%) Ansible
4 8 (7.21%) AirWatch
5 4 (3.60%) Terraform
6 3 (2.70%) Grafana
6 3 (2.70%) Graphite
6 3 (2.70%) Nagios
6 3 (2.70%) Opsview
6 3 (2.70%) Prometheus
6 3 (2.70%) Rancher
6 3 (2.70%) ZABBIX
7 2 (1.80%) CFEngine
7 2 (1.80%) Kubernetes
7 2 (1.80%) Salt
8 1 (0.90%) Capistrano
8 1 (0.90%) Cobbler
Vendors
1 16 (14.41%) Splunk
2 8 (7.21%) MobileIron
2 8 (7.21%) SAP
3 6 (5.41%) New Relic
3 6 (5.41%) Xamarin
4 4 (3.60%) Google
5 3 (2.70%) Rackspace
6 2 (1.80%) Adobe
6 2 (1.80%) Apple
6 2 (1.80%) CheckPoint
6 2 (1.80%) Cisco
6 2 (1.80%) F5
6 2 (1.80%) Juniper
6 2 (1.80%) Red Hat
6 2 (1.80%) Zend
7 1 (0.90%) Capita