Period
to 17 August 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 17 August 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
17 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 129 - -
Rank change year-on-year - - -
Contract jobs citing PHP 7 20 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Leeds 0.80% - -
As % of the Programming Languages category 1.51% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 8 0 0
Leeds median daily rate £388 - -
West Yorkshire median daily rate £388 - -
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 1,328 1,042 1,500
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Leeds 53.23% 48.87% 50.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 942 778 1,095
Leeds median daily rate £420 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.00% - +14.29%
10th Percentile £318 £303 £306
90th Percentile £537 £525 £538
West Yorkshire median daily rate £413 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +3.13% - +14.29%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 3 9
Leeds median hourly rate £18.99 £39.00 £13.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -51.32% +188.89% -34.15%
10th Percentile £16.16 £19.00 £12.00
90th Percentile £46.25 £40.70 £16.55
West Yorkshire median hourly rate £18.24 £38.00 £14.00
% change year-on-year -51.99% +171.43% -60.00%

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 17 August 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 20 (100.00%) PHP
2 15 (75.00%) TDD
2 15 (75.00%) JavaScript
2 15 (75.00%) MySQL
3 14 (70.00%) Agile Software Development
4 13 (65.00%) Pair Programming
4 13 (65.00%) Zend
4 13 (65.00%) Continuous Integration
4 13 (65.00%) Doctrine
5 12 (60.00%) Amazon AWS
6 11 (55.00%) Confluence
6 11 (55.00%) PHPUnit
6 11 (55.00%) Amazon RDS
6 11 (55.00%) Microservices
6 11 (55.00%) Amazon EC2
6 11 (55.00%) Unit Testing
6 11 (55.00%) JIRA
7 10 (50.00%) Domain-Driven Design
7 10 (50.00%) CQRS
7 10 (50.00%) Non-Functional Testing
8 9 (45.00%) Vagrant
8 9 (45.00%) Test Automation
8 9 (45.00%) Selenium
8 9 (45.00%) VMS
8 9 (45.00%) CSS
8 9 (45.00%) HTML
9 7 (35.00%) CSS3
10 6 (30.00%) HTML5
11 5 (25.00%) BDD
11 5 (25.00%) 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 11 (55.00%) Confluence
2 1 (5.00%) Apache
Business Applications
1 1 (5.00%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 12 (60.00%) Amazon AWS
2 11 (55.00%) Amazon EC2
3 1 (5.00%) GitHub
3 1 (5.00%) npm
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (75.00%) MySQL
2 11 (55.00%) Amazon RDS
3 1 (5.00%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 11 (55.00%) JIRA
1 11 (55.00%) PHPUnit
2 9 (45.00%) Selenium
2 9 (45.00%) Vagrant
3 1 (5.00%) Bitbucket
3 1 (5.00%) Git (software)
Job Titles
1 20 (100.00%) Developer
2 19 (95.00%) PHP Developer
3 2 (10.00%) Full Stack Developer
4 1 (5.00%) JavaScript Developer
4 1 (5.00%) Magento Developer
4 1 (5.00%) Node.js Developer
4 1 (5.00%) PHP Laravel Developer
4 1 (5.00%) SQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (65.00%) Doctrine
2 9 (45.00%) CSS
2 9 (45.00%) HTML
3 7 (35.00%) CSS3
4 6 (30.00%) HTML5
5 4 (20.00%) Symfony
6 2 (10.00%) Laravel
6 2 (10.00%) Node.js
7 1 (5.00%) CodeIgniter
7 1 (5.00%) jQuery
7 1 (5.00%) RESTful
7 1 (5.00%) Sass
Miscellaneous
1 1 (5.00%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 9 (45.00%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (75.00%) TDD
2 14 (70.00%) Agile Software Development
3 13 (65.00%) Continuous Integration
3 13 (65.00%) Pair Programming
4 11 (55.00%) Microservices
4 11 (55.00%) Unit Testing
5 10 (50.00%) CQRS
5 10 (50.00%) Domain-Driven Design
5 10 (50.00%) Non-Functional Testing
6 9 (45.00%) Test Automation
7 5 (25.00%) BDD
7 5 (25.00%) Responsive Web Design
8 4 (20.00%) Front End Development
8 4 (20.00%) OO
9 1 (5.00%) E-Commerce
9 1 (5.00%) Mentoring
9 1 (5.00%) Migration
9 1 (5.00%) MVC
9 1 (5.00%) SDLC
9 1 (5.00%) SOLID
Programming Languages
1 20 (100.00%) PHP
2 15 (75.00%) JavaScript
3 2 (10.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (15.00%) BC Cleared
1 3 (15.00%) BPSS Clearance
1 3 (15.00%) SC Cleared
1 3 (15.00%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (15.00%) Disclosure Scotland
2 2 (10.00%) QA
System Software
1 1 (5.00%) Docker
Vendors
1 13 (65.00%) Zend