Period
to 16 November 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Leeds with a requirement for PHP 7 skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited PHP 7 over the 6 months to 16 November 2018 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 7
6 months to
16 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 116 132 -
Rank change year-on-year +16 - -
Contract jobs citing PHP 7 25 4 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Leeds 1.05% 0.18% -
As % of the Programming Languages category 2.21% 0.37% -
Number of daily rates quoted 10 4 0
Leeds median daily rate £388 £375 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.47% - -
West Yorkshire median daily rate £388 £375 -
% change year-on-year +3.47% - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Leeds median hourly rate - - -
West Yorkshire median hourly rate - - -

PHP 7 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 1,131 1,072 1,313
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Leeds 47.52% 47.92% 49.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 824 833 930
Leeds median daily rate £413 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.13% - +6.67%
10th Percentile £313 £303 £295
90th Percentile £538 £525 £528
West Yorkshire median daily rate £405 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +1.25% - +13.72%
Number of hourly rates quoted 18 6 7
Leeds median hourly rate £17.91 £40.00 £13.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -55.23% +196.30% -32.50%
10th Percentile £14.50 £39.50 £12.90
90th Percentile £37.50 £40.50 £32.50
West Yorkshire median hourly rate £17.91 £40.00 £13.50
% change year-on-year -55.23% +196.30% -31.65%

PHP 7
Job Vacancy Trend in Leeds

Job postings citing PHP 7 as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Leeds.

Job vacancy trend for PHP 7 in Leeds

PHP 7
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Leeds

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing PHP 7 in Leeds.

Contractor daily rate trend for PHP 7 in Leeds

For the 6 months to 16 November 2018, IT contractor jobs citing PHP 7 also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the Leeds region with a requirement for PHP 7.

1 25 (100.00%) PHP
2 24 (96.00%) MySQL
3 21 (84.00%) JavaScript
3 21 (84.00%) TDD
4 20 (80.00%) Pair Programming
4 20 (80.00%) Zend
4 20 (80.00%) Continuous Integration
4 20 (80.00%) Doctrine
5 19 (76.00%) Amazon AWS
5 19 (76.00%) Agile Software Development
6 18 (72.00%) JIRA
6 18 (72.00%) Confluence
6 18 (72.00%) Unit Testing
6 18 (72.00%) Microservices
6 18 (72.00%) Amazon RDS
6 18 (72.00%) Amazon EC2
7 17 (68.00%) CQRS
7 17 (68.00%) Non-Functional Testing
7 17 (68.00%) PHPUnit
7 17 (68.00%) Domain-Driven Design
8 16 (64.00%) VMS
8 16 (64.00%) Selenium
8 16 (64.00%) Test Automation
8 16 (64.00%) Vagrant
9 8 (32.00%) HTML
9 8 (32.00%) CSS
10 7 (28.00%) CSS3
11 6 (24.00%) HTML5
12 5 (20.00%) BDD
12 5 (20.00%) Responsive Web Design

PHP 7
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 18 (72.00%) Confluence
2 1 (4.00%) Apache
Cloud Services
1 19 (76.00%) Amazon AWS
2 18 (72.00%) Amazon EC2
3 1 (4.00%) GitHub
3 1 (4.00%) npm
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (96.00%) MySQL
2 18 (72.00%) Amazon RDS
Development Applications
1 18 (72.00%) JIRA
2 17 (68.00%) PHPUnit
3 16 (64.00%) Selenium
3 16 (64.00%) Vagrant
4 1 (4.00%) Bitbucket
4 1 (4.00%) Git (software)
Job Titles
1 25 (100.00%) Developer
1 25 (100.00%) PHP Developer
2 2 (8.00%) Full Stack Developer
3 1 (4.00%) JavaScript Developer
3 1 (4.00%) Node.js Developer
3 1 (4.00%) PHP Laravel Developer
3 1 (4.00%) SQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (80.00%) Doctrine
2 8 (32.00%) CSS
2 8 (32.00%) HTML
3 7 (28.00%) CSS3
4 6 (24.00%) HTML5
5 4 (16.00%) Laravel
6 2 (8.00%) Symfony
7 1 (4.00%) CodeIgniter
7 1 (4.00%) jQuery
7 1 (4.00%) Node.js
7 1 (4.00%) RESTful
7 1 (4.00%) Sass
Operating Systems
1 16 (64.00%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (84.00%) TDD
2 20 (80.00%) Continuous Integration
2 20 (80.00%) Pair Programming
3 19 (76.00%) Agile Software Development
4 18 (72.00%) Microservices
4 18 (72.00%) Unit Testing
5 17 (68.00%) CQRS
5 17 (68.00%) Domain-Driven Design
5 17 (68.00%) Non-Functional Testing
6 16 (64.00%) Test Automation
7 5 (20.00%) BDD
7 5 (20.00%) Responsive Web Design
8 4 (16.00%) Front End Development
8 4 (16.00%) OO
9 1 (4.00%) Mentoring
9 1 (4.00%) MVC
9 1 (4.00%) SOLID
Programming Languages
1 25 (100.00%) PHP
2 21 (84.00%) JavaScript
3 1 (4.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (16.00%) BPSS Clearance
1 4 (16.00%) SC Cleared
1 4 (16.00%) Security Cleared
2 3 (12.00%) BC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (12.00%) Disclosure Scotland
2 1 (4.00%) QA
Vendors
1 20 (80.00%) Zend