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 24 March 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.

3 months to
24 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
PHPUnit
England / London
Rank 390 410 389
Rank change year-on-year +20 -21  
Contract jobs citing PHPUnit 10 18 20
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 0.051% 0.082% 0.095%
As % of the Development Applications category 0.28% 0.52% 0.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 15 13
Median daily rate £425 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% +6.66%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £348 £385 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £675 £480 £400
UK excluding London median daily rate £420 £350 £368
% change year-on-year +20.00% -4.76%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £37.50 -

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 3563 3481 3034
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in London 18.30% 15.79% 14.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 2617 2535 2157
Median daily rate £475 £475 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +11.76%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £350 £313
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £365
% change year-on-year +6.66% +2.73%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 9 7
Median hourly rate £42.50 £50.00 £42.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -15.00% +19.04%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £29.40 £39.70 £20.31
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £165.00 £50.00 £55.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £42.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year +1.19% +12.00%  

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 24 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for PHPUnit in London

PHPUnit
Contract Job Locations in London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing PHPUnit within the London region over the 3 months to 24 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
City of London +5 2 £350 -12.50% 1
PHPUnit
England

PHPUnit
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 24 March 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 17 (89.47%) TDD
2 14 (73.68%) PHP
3 13 (68.42%) Agile Software Development
3 13 (68.42%) BDD
4 11 (57.89%) RESTful
5 10 (52.63%) JavaScript
6 8 (42.11%) HTML
6 8 (42.11%) HTML5
7 7 (36.84%) Git (software)
7 7 (36.84%) CSS3
7 7 (36.84%) Big Data
7 7 (36.84%) AngularJS
7 7 (36.84%) Jenkins
7 7 (36.84%) CSS
7 7 (36.84%) Finance
8 6 (31.58%) OO
9 5 (26.32%) Java
9 5 (26.32%) MySQL
9 5 (26.32%) QA
9 5 (26.32%) Selenium
9 5 (26.32%) PHP 5
9 5 (26.32%) OO PHP
9 5 (26.32%) Continuous Integration
10 4 (21.05%) JSUnit
10 4 (21.05%) Cucumber
10 4 (21.05%) Scala
10 4 (21.05%) Laravel
10 4 (21.05%) Hudson
10 4 (21.05%) User Experience
10 4 (21.05%) GitHub

PHPUnit
Top Related 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%) Apache Spark
2 2 (10.53%) Drupal
3 1 (5.26%) CMS
3 1 (5.26%) Elasticsearch
3 1 (5.26%) WordPress
Cloud Services
1 4 (21.05%) GitHub
2 1 (5.26%) Amazon EC2
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (36.84%) Big Data
2 5 (26.32%) MySQL
3 1 (5.26%) Data Lake
3 1 (5.26%) Hadoop
3 1 (5.26%) HBase
Development Applications
1 7 (36.84%) Git (software)
1 7 (36.84%) Jenkins
2 5 (26.32%) Selenium
3 4 (21.05%) Cucumber
3 4 (21.05%) Hudson
3 4 (21.05%) JSUnit
3 4 (21.05%) JUnit
4 2 (10.53%) JIRA
4 2 (10.53%) Mocha
4 2 (10.53%) Subversion
4 2 (10.53%) webpack
5 1 (5.26%) NetBeans
5 1 (5.26%) SoapUI
General
1 7 (36.84%) Finance
2 3 (15.79%) Financial Institution
2 3 (15.79%) Marketing
3 2 (10.53%) Publishing
4 1 (5.26%) Front Office
4 1 (5.26%) Games
4 1 (5.26%) Retail
Job Titles
1 13 (68.42%) Developer
2 6 (31.58%) PHP Developer
3 5 (26.32%) Senior Developer
4 4 (21.05%) Test Automation Engineer
4 4 (21.05%) Test Engineer
5 3 (15.79%) HTML Developer
6 2 (10.53%) Big Data Developer
6 2 (10.53%) Drupal Developer
6 2 (10.53%) HTML CSS Developer
6 2 (10.53%) JavaScript Developer
6 2 (10.53%) QA Automation Engineer
6 2 (10.53%) QA Engineer
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%) UI Developer
7 1 (5.26%) Angular Developer
7 1 (5.26%) Apache Spark Developer
7 1 (5.26%) Automation Engineer
7 1 (5.26%) Java Hadoop Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (57.89%) RESTful
2 8 (42.11%) HTML
2 8 (42.11%) HTML5
3 7 (36.84%) AngularJS
3 7 (36.84%) CSS
3 7 (36.84%) CSS3
4 4 (21.05%) Ajax
4 4 (21.05%) jQuery
4 4 (21.05%) Laravel
4 4 (21.05%) Sass
5 3 (15.79%) Angular 2
5 3 (15.79%) Backbone.js
5 3 (15.79%) Behat
5 3 (15.79%) Node.js
5 3 (15.79%) React
5 3 (15.79%) Redux
5 3 (15.79%) Symfony
5 3 (15.79%) Twitter Bootstrap
6 1 (5.26%) Polymer
6 1 (5.26%) Web Components
Miscellaneous
1 4 (21.05%) Market Risk
1 4 (21.05%) User Experience
2 3 (15.79%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (15.79%) Credit Risk
2 3 (15.79%) Derivative
3 2 (10.53%) Equities
4 1 (5.26%) BBC
4 1 (5.26%) Computer Science
4 1 (5.26%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (5.26%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 1 (5.26%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 1 (5.26%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (89.47%) TDD
2 13 (68.42%) Agile Software Development
2 13 (68.42%) BDD
3 6 (31.58%) OO
4 5 (26.32%) Continuous Integration
4 5 (26.32%) OO PHP
5 4 (21.05%) CRM
5 4 (21.05%) MVC
5 4 (21.05%) OOP
5 4 (21.05%) Risk Management
5 4 (21.05%) SDLC
5 4 (21.05%) Unit Testing
5 4 (21.05%) Workflow
6 3 (15.79%) Analytics
6 3 (15.79%) Business Intelligence
6 3 (15.79%) DevOps
6 3 (15.79%) SEO
6 3 (15.79%) Web Analytics
7 2 (10.53%) Software Engineering
7 2 (10.53%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 14 (73.68%) PHP
2 10 (52.63%) JavaScript
3 5 (26.32%) Java
3 5 (26.32%) PHP 5
4 4 (21.05%) PHP 4
4 4 (21.05%) Scala
5 2 (10.53%) ES6
6 1 (5.26%) C#
6 1 (5.26%) PHP 7
6 1 (5.26%) SQL
6 1 (5.26%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (5.26%) Degree
1 1 (5.26%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (26.32%) QA
2 1 (5.26%) SDET
System Software
1 1 (5.26%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 2 (10.53%) Puppet
Vendors
1 1 (5.26%) Google
1 1 (5.26%) Microsoft
1 1 (5.26%) Zend