Period
to 19 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies with a requirement for PHPUnit skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited PHPUnit over the 6 months to 19 November 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
UK
6 months to
19 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 806 808 774
Rank change year-on-year +2 -34 -122
Contract jobs citing PHPUnit 69 88 118
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.068% 0.084% 0.10%
As % of the Development Applications category 0.36% 0.51% 0.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 64 63 97
UK median daily rate £425 £400 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% +14.29% -6.67%
10th Percentile £298 £281 £224
90th Percentile £506 £486 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £344 £300
% change year-on-year +9.09% +14.58% -20.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
UK median hourly rate £40.00 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

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

All Development Application Skills
UK
Contract vacancies with a requirement for development application skills 18966 17312 16348
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 18.70% 16.51% 14.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 13201 11665 10881
UK median daily rate £450 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% +1.27%
10th Percentile £313 £300 £275
90th Percentile £600 £575 £563
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £400 £375
% change year-on-year +3.13% +6.67% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 284 250 340
UK median hourly rate £42.50 £41.00 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +3.66% +2.50% +6.67%
10th Percentile £29.00 £24.00 £24.23
90th Percentile £60.70 £53.88 £50.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £41.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year +3.66% +2.50% +6.67%

PHPUnit
Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings citing PHPUnit as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised.

Job vacancy trend for PHPUnit in the UK

PHPUnit
Contractor Daily Rate Trend

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

Contractor daily rate trend for PHPUnit in the UK

PHPUnit
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing PHPUnit over the 6 months to 19 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for PHPUnit in the UK

PHPUnit
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing PHPUnit.

Contractor hourly rate trend for PHPUnit in the UK

PHPUnit
Top 12 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing PHPUnit within the UK over the 6 months to 19 November 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England 0 64 £425 +6.25% 24
London -23 36 £450 +12.50% 9
UK excluding London -1 28 £375 +9.09% 15
North of England +61 12 £349 -11.99% 4
Yorkshire +23 8 £361 -8.83%
South East -9 7 £450 +39.53% 3
Midlands +18 5 £308 -33.15% 3
East of England -10 5 £450 +12.50% 2
North West +26 4 £325 -5.80% 4
West Midlands - 3 £200 -
South West +7 2 £525 +82.61% 3
East Midlands -4 2 £310 -32.61% 3

For the 6 months to 19 November 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 with a requirement for PHPUnit.

1 69 (100.00%) PHP
2 43 (62.32%) Git (software)
3 40 (57.97%) Laravel
4 36 (52.17%) JavaScript
5 33 (47.83%) HTML
5 33 (47.83%) CSS
5 33 (47.83%) TDD
6 32 (46.38%) Agile Software Development
7 31 (44.93%) Symfony
8 29 (42.03%) MySQL
9 22 (31.88%) OO
9 22 (31.88%) REST
10 21 (30.43%) MVC
11 19 (27.54%) Continuous Integration
11 19 (27.54%) Codeception
12 18 (26.09%) CSS3
12 18 (26.09%) HTML5
13 16 (23.19%) GitHub
13 16 (23.19%) jQuery
13 16 (23.19%) Microservices
14 15 (21.74%) API Development
14 15 (21.74%) Performance Optimisation
14 15 (21.74%) Codeship
15 14 (20.29%) Sass
15 14 (20.29%) Amazon AWS
15 14 (20.29%) Retail
15 14 (20.29%) Linux
16 13 (18.84%) OOP
16 13 (18.84%) OO PHP
17 11 (15.94%) MongoDB

PHPUnit
Co-occurring IT Skills 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 6 (8.70%) Apache
2 5 (7.25%) Drupal
2 5 (7.25%) nginx
3 4 (5.80%) CMS
3 4 (5.80%) WordPress
4 2 (2.90%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 4 (5.80%) Photoshop
2 2 (2.90%) Adobe Illustrator
2 2 (2.90%) Fireworks
Business Applications
1 2 (2.90%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 16 (23.19%) GitHub
2 14 (20.29%) Amazon AWS
3 5 (7.25%) AWS Lambda
3 5 (7.25%) Serverless
4 4 (5.80%) Heroku
4 4 (5.80%) SaaS
4 4 (5.80%) Twilio
5 2 (2.90%) Amazon S3
5 2 (2.90%) CloudFront
5 2 (2.90%) Microsoft Azure
5 2 (2.90%) npm
5 2 (2.90%) Route 53
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.45%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 29 (42.03%) MySQL
2 11 (15.94%) MongoDB
3 8 (11.59%) Relational Database
4 4 (5.80%) Amazon Redshift
4 4 (5.80%) PostgreSQL
5 3 (4.35%) Redis
Development Applications
1 43 (62.32%) Git (software)
2 19 (27.54%) Codeception
3 15 (21.74%) Codeship
4 6 (8.70%) gulp
4 6 (8.70%) Jenkins
4 6 (8.70%) Subversion
5 5 (7.25%) JIRA
6 4 (5.80%) Jasmine
6 4 (5.80%) Karma Test Runner
7 3 (4.35%) Vagrant
8 2 (2.90%) Bower
8 2 (2.90%) QUnit
8 2 (2.90%) Team Foundation Server
8 2 (2.90%) Travis CI
9 1 (1.45%) Ant
9 1 (1.45%) CMake
9 1 (1.45%) Gradle
9 1 (1.45%) JMeter
9 1 (1.45%) JUnit
9 1 (1.45%) Selenium
General
1 14 (20.29%) Retail
2 3 (4.35%) Finance
3 2 (2.90%) Law
4 1 (1.45%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 63 (91.30%) Developer
2 57 (82.61%) PHP Developer
3 10 (14.49%) Symfony Developer
4 9 (13.04%) PHP Symfony Developer
5 6 (8.70%) Full Stack Developer
6 5 (7.25%) MySQL Developer
6 5 (7.25%) PHP MySQL Developer
6 5 (7.25%) Python Developer
7 4 (5.80%) Applications Developer
7 4 (5.80%) PHP Laravel Developer
7 4 (5.80%) PHP Web Applications Developer
7 4 (5.80%) PHP Web Developer
7 4 (5.80%) Web Applications Developer
7 4 (5.80%) Web Developer
8 3 (4.35%) Angular Developer
8 3 (4.35%) Drupal Developer
8 3 (4.35%) JavaScript Developer
8 3 (4.35%) Node.js Developer
8 3 (4.35%) Senior Developer
8 3 (4.35%) Senior PHP Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 40 (57.97%) Laravel
2 33 (47.83%) CSS
2 33 (47.83%) HTML
3 31 (44.93%) Symfony
4 22 (31.88%) REST
5 18 (26.09%) CSS3
5 18 (26.09%) HTML5
6 16 (23.19%) jQuery
7 14 (20.29%) Sass
8 9 (13.04%) Behat
8 9 (13.04%) LAMP
8 9 (13.04%) RESTful
9 8 (11.59%) AngularJS
9 8 (11.59%) Node.js
10 5 (7.25%) Doctrine
10 5 (7.25%) LEMP Stack
10 5 (7.25%) phpspec
10 5 (7.25%) React
11 4 (5.80%) Silex
12 3 (4.35%) LESS
Miscellaneous
1 5 (7.25%) Computer Science
2 4 (5.80%) Greenfield Project
3 3 (4.35%) Enterprise Software
4 2 (2.90%) Fintech
4 2 (2.90%) User Experience
5 1 (1.45%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 14 (20.29%) Linux
2 2 (2.90%) Mac OS X
2 2 (2.90%) Unix
3 1 (1.45%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 33 (47.83%) TDD
2 32 (46.38%) Agile Software Development
3 22 (31.88%) OO
4 21 (30.43%) MVC
5 19 (27.54%) Continuous Integration
6 16 (23.19%) Microservices
7 15 (21.74%) API Development
7 15 (21.74%) Performance Optimisation
8 13 (18.84%) OO PHP
8 13 (18.84%) OOP
9 11 (15.94%) Unit Testing
10 8 (11.59%) BDD
10 8 (11.59%) E-Commerce
11 7 (10.14%) Software Engineering
12 5 (7.25%) Scrum
13 4 (5.80%) API Design
13 4 (5.80%) OOD
13 4 (5.80%) Project Management
13 4 (5.80%) Software Testing
13 4 (5.80%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 69 (100.00%) PHP
2 36 (52.17%) JavaScript
3 10 (14.49%) PHP 7
3 10 (14.49%) Python
4 7 (10.14%) PHP 5
5 3 (4.35%) Bash Shell
5 3 (4.35%) Shell Script
6 2 (2.90%) SQL
6 2 (2.90%) XPath
7 1 (1.45%) C++
7 1 (1.45%) Groovy
7 1 (1.45%) Java
Qualifications
1 5 (7.25%) Computer Science Degree
1 5 (7.25%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.90%) QA
1 2 (2.90%) WAI
1 2 (2.90%) WCAG
System Software
1 10 (14.49%) Docker
Systems Management
1 3 (4.35%) Ansible
1 3 (4.35%) Kubernetes
2 2 (2.90%) cPanel
2 2 (2.90%) Nagios
2 2 (2.90%) Puppet
Vendors
1 9 (13.04%) Zend
2 2 (2.90%) Google
3 1 (1.45%) Twitter