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 3 months to 25 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.

PHP
3 months to
25 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 26 48 54
Rank change year-on-year +22 +6  
Contract jobs citing PHP 72 65 50
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Leeds 6.65% 4.41% 3.27%
As % of the Programming Languages category 13.82% 8.71% 8.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 47 54 35
Median daily rate £375 £375 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +15.38%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £255 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £425 £670
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £330 £325
% change year-on-year +6.06% +1.53%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £47.50 £15.50 £39.00
% change year-on-year +206.45% -60.25%  

PHP is in the programming language 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 programming language skills.

Contract Programming Language Skills
Leeds
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for programming language skills 521 746 623
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Leeds 48.15% 50.61% 40.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 375 540 461
Median daily rate £400 £400 £335
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +19.40%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £315 £318 £285
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £500 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +6.66% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 3 5
Median hourly rate £39.00 £15.67 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +148.88% -55.22%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £37.50 £37.00
% change year-on-year +13.33% +1.35%  

PHP
Job Vacancy Trend in Leeds

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

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 3 months to 25 June 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 25 June 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 96 (60.38%) JavaScript
2 83 (52.20%) Agile Software Development
3 82 (51.57%) Python
4 79 (49.69%) Java
5 65 (40.88%) Symfony
6 59 (37.11%) HTML
7 55 (34.59%) MVC
8 32 (20.13%) Test Automation
9 30 (18.87%) CSS
10 29 (18.24%) Zend
11 28 (17.61%) Git (software)
12 27 (16.98%) MySQL
13 26 (16.35%) Jenkins
13 26 (16.35%) Docker
14 24 (15.09%) Laravel
14 24 (15.09%) AngularJS
14 24 (15.09%) Unix
14 24 (15.09%) Software Engineering
15 22 (13.84%) Bash Shell
16 21 (13.21%) HTML5
16 21 (13.21%) Linux
16 21 (13.21%) Analytical Skills
17 19 (11.95%) XML
17 19 (11.95%) Selenium
18 18 (11.32%) NoSQL
18 18 (11.32%) RESTful
18 18 (11.32%) Node.js
18 18 (11.32%) CSS3
18 18 (11.32%) SQL
18 18 (11.32%) SDLC

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 14 (8.81%) Apache
1 14 (8.81%) WordPress
2 4 (2.52%) CMS
2 4 (2.52%) Drupal
3 2 (1.26%) Confluence
3 2 (1.26%) Elasticsearch
3 2 (1.26%) MS Exchange
3 2 (1.26%) Plone
3 2 (1.26%) SharePoint
3 2 (1.26%) SilverStripe
3 2 (1.26%) Tomcat
4 1 (0.63%) Apache Spark
4 1 (0.63%) nginx
4 1 (0.63%) OpenStack
4 1 (0.63%) Tornado
4 1 (0.63%) TYPO3
4 1 (0.63%) Umbraco
Business Applications
1 8 (5.03%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 4 (2.52%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 9 (5.66%) Microsoft Azure
2 8 (5.03%) Amazon AWS
2 8 (5.03%) GitHub
3 6 (3.77%) Google Cloud Platform
3 6 (3.77%) IaaS
4 4 (2.52%) Loggly
4 4 (2.52%) Sumo Logic
5 2 (1.26%) SaaS
6 1 (0.63%) Amazon ELB
6 1 (0.63%) Amazon S3
6 1 (0.63%) Amazon SQS
6 1 (0.63%) AWS CloudFormation
6 1 (0.63%) AWS Lambda
6 1 (0.63%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 8 (5.03%) 3G
1 8 (5.03%) GPRS
1 8 (5.03%) GSM
1 8 (5.03%) LAN
1 8 (5.03%) LTE
1 8 (5.03%) SGSN
1 8 (5.03%) WAN
1 8 (5.03%) Wireless
2 7 (4.40%) HTTP
3 3 (1.89%) Internet
4 2 (1.26%) Intranet
4 2 (1.26%) OpenLDAP
5 1 (0.63%) DNS
5 1 (0.63%) Firewall
5 1 (0.63%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 27 (16.98%) MySQL
2 18 (11.32%) NoSQL
3 16 (10.06%) MongoDB
4 13 (8.18%) Relational Database
5 12 (7.55%) Redis
6 5 (3.14%) Amazon DynamoDB
6 5 (3.14%) Oracle Database
6 5 (3.14%) RDBMS
7 4 (2.52%) Apache Cassandra
7 4 (2.52%) Riak
8 3 (1.89%) PostgreSQL
9 1 (0.63%) GIS
9 1 (0.63%) Hadoop
9 1 (0.63%) HBase
Development Applications
1 28 (17.61%) Git (software)
2 26 (16.35%) Jenkins
3 19 (11.95%) Selenium
4 17 (10.69%) Hudson
5 16 (10.06%) Cucumber
5 16 (10.06%) WebDriver
6 12 (7.55%) PHPUnit
7 8 (5.03%) Grunt
7 8 (5.03%) Maven
8 5 (3.14%) JIRA
9 4 (2.52%) Vagrant
10 2 (1.26%) Mercurial
10 2 (1.26%) Subversion
11 1 (0.63%) Atlassian Bamboo
11 1 (0.63%) GitLab
11 1 (0.63%) Jasmine
11 1 (0.63%) JMeter
11 1 (0.63%) Karma Test Runner
11 1 (0.63%) Mocha
11 1 (0.63%) TeamCity
General
1 15 (9.43%) Telecoms
2 11 (6.92%) Finance
2 11 (6.92%) Marketing
3 8 (5.03%) Electronics
3 8 (5.03%) Games
3 8 (5.03%) Manufacturing
4 1 (0.63%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 111 (69.81%) Developer
2 76 (47.80%) PHP Developer
3 15 (9.43%) Tester
4 13 (8.18%) Automation Tester
4 13 (8.18%) Python Developer
5 12 (7.55%) Software Engineer
6 10 (6.29%) PHP Software Engineer
7 9 (5.66%) Java Developer
7 9 (5.66%) JavaScript Developer
8 8 (5.03%) 3rd Line Support
8 8 (5.03%) 3rd Line Technical Support
8 8 (5.03%) Technical Support
8 8 (5.03%) WordPress Developer
9 7 (4.40%) Architect
9 7 (4.40%) Development Engineer
9 7 (4.40%) Selenium Automation Tester
9 7 (4.40%) Selenium Tester
9 7 (4.40%) Software Development Engineer
10 5 (3.14%) Java Software Engineer
10 5 (3.14%) Python Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 65 (40.88%) Symfony
2 59 (37.11%) HTML
3 30 (18.87%) CSS
4 24 (15.09%) AngularJS
4 24 (15.09%) Laravel
5 21 (13.21%) HTML5
6 19 (11.95%) XML
7 18 (11.32%) CSS3
7 18 (11.32%) Node.js
7 18 (11.32%) RESTful
8 17 (10.69%) RabbitMQ
9 16 (10.06%) jQuery
9 16 (10.06%) LAMP
10 11 (6.92%) CodeIgniter
11 9 (5.66%) Django
11 9 (5.66%) Spring
12 7 (4.40%) Flask
12 7 (4.40%) Web Services
13 6 (3.77%) JPA
13 6 (3.77%) React
Miscellaneous
1 21 (13.21%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (4.40%) User Experience
3 6 (3.77%) Greenfield Project
4 4 (2.52%) NHS
5 2 (1.26%) Algorithms
5 2 (1.26%) Blackberry
5 2 (1.26%) Computer Science
5 2 (1.26%) Data Structures
6 1 (0.63%) BYOD
6 1 (0.63%) Fintech
6 1 (0.63%) Mobile App
6 1 (0.63%) Replication
6 1 (0.63%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 24 (15.09%) Unix
2 21 (13.21%) Linux
3 12 (7.55%) Windows
4 8 (5.03%) Android
4 8 (5.03%) Apple iOS
4 8 (5.03%) Mac OS X
4 8 (5.03%) Windows Phone
5 1 (0.63%) CentOS
5 1 (0.63%) CoreOS
5 1 (0.63%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 83 (52.20%) Agile Software Development
2 55 (34.59%) MVC
3 32 (20.13%) Test Automation
4 24 (15.09%) Software Engineering
5 18 (11.32%) SDLC
6 17 (10.69%) BDD
7 16 (10.06%) TDD
8 15 (9.43%) Test Scripting
9 13 (8.18%) Regression Testing
9 13 (8.18%) Stakeholder Management
10 11 (6.92%) Unit Testing
11 10 (6.29%) High Availability
12 9 (5.66%) Continuous Integration
12 9 (5.66%) OO
12 9 (5.66%) Web Development
13 8 (5.03%) Business Intelligence
13 8 (5.03%) DevOps
13 8 (5.03%) Digital Marketing
13 8 (5.03%) Programme Management
14 7 (4.40%) Front End Development
Programming Languages
1 96 (60.38%) JavaScript
2 82 (51.57%) Python
3 79 (49.69%) Java
4 22 (13.84%) Bash Shell
5 18 (11.32%) SQL
6 11 (6.92%) Ruby
7 10 (6.29%) Scala
8 8 (5.03%) PowerShell
8 8 (5.03%) VB
9 6 (3.77%) C#
9 6 (3.77%) ECMAScript
9 6 (3.77%) Groovy
10 4 (2.52%) C++
11 3 (1.89%) Go
12 1 (0.63%) Elixir
12 1 (0.63%) Korn
12 1 (0.63%) PL/SQL
12 1 (0.63%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 2 (1.26%) Security Cleared
2 1 (0.63%) AWS Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.26%) QA
System Software
1 26 (16.35%) Docker
2 1 (0.63%) HDFS
2 1 (0.63%) VirtualBox
2 1 (0.63%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 12 (7.55%) Ansible
2 10 (6.29%) Puppet
3 8 (5.03%) AirWatch
3 8 (5.03%) Opscode Chef
3 8 (5.03%) Salt
4 5 (3.14%) Nagios
5 4 (2.52%) ZABBIX
6 3 (1.89%) Prometheus
7 2 (1.26%) Kubernetes
8 1 (0.63%) Graphite
8 1 (0.63%) Opsview
Vendors
1 29 (18.24%) Zend
2 11 (6.92%) Oracle
3 9 (5.66%) Google
4 8 (5.03%) MobileIron
4 8 (5.03%) Rackspace
4 8 (5.03%) SAP
5 6 (3.77%) SaltStack
5 6 (3.77%) Splunk
6 5 (3.14%) Microsoft
7 4 (2.52%) New Relic
8 1 (0.63%) Apple
8 1 (0.63%) VMware
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Austin Fraser
Rate: £0.00 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Leeds
People Source Consulting
Rate: £400 - £550 per day
Posted: 16 days ago