The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in London with a requirement for PHPUnit skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited PHPUnit over the 3 months to 27 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.

PHPUnit
England / London
3 months to
27 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 415 391 423
Rank change year-on-year -24 +32  
Contract jobs citing PHPUnit 9 36 11
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 0.043% 0.17% 0.048%
As % of the Development Applications category 0.23% 0.95% 0.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 32 11
Median daily rate £450 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +12.50% +6.66%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £288 £318
% change year-on-year +47.82% -9.44%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Median hourly rate £40.00 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

PHPUnit is in the development application skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in London with a requirement for development application skills.

Contract Development Application Skills
London
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for development application skills 3910 3785 3275
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in London 18.78% 17.38% 14.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 2860 2839 2362
Median daily rate £485 £450 £428
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.77% +5.26%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £338 £315
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £400 £363
% change year-on-year +3.12% +10.34%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 20 8 16
Median hourly rate £40.00 £43.63 £32.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -8.30% +34.23%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £31.35 £31.00 £22.18
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £90.08 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £43.25 £42.00 £37.04
% change year-on-year +2.97% +13.39%  

PHPUnit
Job Vacancy Trend in London

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in London citing PHPUnit as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Development Applications category.

Job vacancy trend for PHPUnit in London

PHPUnit
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in London

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

Contractor daily rate trend for PHPUnit in London

PHPUnit
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in London

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing PHPUnit in London over the 3 months to 27 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for PHPUnit in London

For the 6 months to 27 June 2017, IT contractor jobs citing PHPUnit 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 London region with a requirement for PHPUnit.

1 15 (78.95%) PHP
1 15 (78.95%) TDD
2 13 (68.42%) HTML
2 13 (68.42%) JavaScript
2 13 (68.42%) CSS
3 12 (63.16%) HTML5
3 12 (63.16%) CSS3
4 11 (57.89%) BDD
4 11 (57.89%) Agile Software Development
5 10 (52.63%) Git (software)
5 10 (52.63%) RESTful
6 9 (47.37%) AngularJS
6 9 (47.37%) MySQL
7 8 (42.11%) OO
7 8 (42.11%) Laravel
8 7 (36.84%) jQuery
9 6 (31.58%) MVC
9 6 (31.58%) Node.js
9 6 (31.58%) OO PHP
10 5 (26.32%) User Experience
10 5 (26.32%) GitHub
10 5 (26.32%) Sass
10 5 (26.32%) OOP
10 5 (26.32%) PHP 5
10 5 (26.32%) PHP 4
10 5 (26.32%) Ajax
11 4 (21.05%) LAMP
11 4 (21.05%) JUnit
11 4 (21.05%) Java
11 4 (21.05%) Drupal

PHPUnit
Co-occurring IT Skills in London 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 4 (21.05%) Drupal
2 3 (15.79%) Apache Spark
3 2 (10.53%) Apache
3 2 (10.53%) nginx
3 2 (10.53%) WordPress
4 1 (5.26%) CMS
Applications
1 2 (10.53%) Adobe Illustrator
1 2 (10.53%) Photoshop
Cloud Services
1 5 (26.32%) GitHub
2 2 (10.53%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (10.53%) Amazon S3
2 2 (10.53%) CloudFront
2 2 (10.53%) Route 53
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (47.37%) MySQL
2 3 (15.79%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 10 (52.63%) Git (software)
2 4 (21.05%) Jenkins
2 4 (21.05%) JUnit
3 3 (15.79%) Cucumber
3 3 (15.79%) JSUnit
3 3 (15.79%) Selenium
4 2 (10.53%) Bower
4 2 (10.53%) gulp
4 2 (10.53%) JIRA
4 2 (10.53%) Mocha
4 2 (10.53%) Travis CI
4 2 (10.53%) webpack
5 1 (5.26%) CMake
5 1 (5.26%) Gradle
5 1 (5.26%) JMeter
5 1 (5.26%) Mink
5 1 (5.26%) Subversion
5 1 (5.26%) WebDriver
General
1 3 (15.79%) Finance
1 3 (15.79%) Financial Institution
2 2 (10.53%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 16 (84.21%) Developer
2 10 (52.63%) PHP Developer
3 5 (26.32%) Senior Developer
4 4 (21.05%) Drupal Developer
5 3 (15.79%) HTML Developer
6 2 (10.53%) Angular Developer
6 2 (10.53%) Automation Tester
6 2 (10.53%) HTML CSS Developer
6 2 (10.53%) JavaScript Developer
6 2 (10.53%) Lead Developer
6 2 (10.53%) Lead PHP Developer
6 2 (10.53%) Senior Drupal Developer
6 2 (10.53%) Senior JavaScript Developer
6 2 (10.53%) Senior UI Developer
6 2 (10.53%) Tester
6 2 (10.53%) UI Developer
7 1 (5.26%) Big Data Developer
7 1 (5.26%) PHP Laravel Developer
7 1 (5.26%) Senior Big Data Developer
7 1 (5.26%) Symfony Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (68.42%) CSS
1 13 (68.42%) HTML
2 12 (63.16%) CSS3
2 12 (63.16%) HTML5
3 10 (52.63%) RESTful
4 9 (47.37%) AngularJS
5 8 (42.11%) Laravel
6 7 (36.84%) jQuery
7 6 (31.58%) Node.js
8 5 (26.32%) Ajax
8 5 (26.32%) Sass
9 4 (21.05%) LAMP
10 3 (15.79%) Angular 2
10 3 (15.79%) Backbone.js
10 3 (15.79%) Behat
10 3 (15.79%) React
10 3 (15.79%) Redux
10 3 (15.79%) Twitter Bootstrap
11 2 (10.53%) LEMP Stack
11 2 (10.53%) Symfony
Miscellaneous
1 5 (26.32%) User Experience
2 4 (21.05%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (15.79%) Derivative
3 3 (15.79%) Market Risk
4 2 (10.53%) Equities
5 1 (5.26%) Computer Science
5 1 (5.26%) Greenfield Project
Operating Systems
1 3 (15.79%) Linux
2 2 (10.53%) Mac OS X
2 2 (10.53%) Unix
3 1 (5.26%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (78.95%) TDD
2 11 (57.89%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (57.89%) BDD
3 8 (42.11%) OO
4 6 (31.58%) MVC
4 6 (31.58%) OO PHP
5 5 (26.32%) OOP
6 3 (15.79%) DevOps
6 3 (15.79%) Risk Management
6 3 (15.79%) SDLC
6 3 (15.79%) SEO
6 3 (15.79%) Test Automation
7 2 (10.53%) BEM - Block Element Modifier
7 2 (10.53%) Continuous Integration
8 1 (5.26%) Data Management
8 1 (5.26%) Data Migration
8 1 (5.26%) Economics
8 1 (5.26%) Mathematics
8 1 (5.26%) Scrum
8 1 (5.26%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 15 (78.95%) PHP
2 13 (68.42%) JavaScript
3 5 (26.32%) PHP 4
3 5 (26.32%) PHP 5
4 4 (21.05%) Java
5 3 (15.79%) Scala
5 3 (15.79%) Shell Script
6 2 (10.53%) ES6
7 1 (5.26%) Bash Shell
7 1 (5.26%) C++
Qualifications
1 1 (5.26%) Degree
1 1 (5.26%) Numerate Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.26%) QA
Systems Management
1 2 (10.53%) cPanel
1 2 (10.53%) Nagios
2 1 (5.26%) Puppet
Vendors
1 3 (15.79%) Zend
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