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 3 months to 23 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
23 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
PHPUnit
UK
Rank 571 577 571
Rank change year-on-year +6 -6  
Contract jobs citing PHPUnit 28 51 50
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.063% 0.097% 0.095%
As % of the Development Applications category 0.36% 0.66% 0.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 35 30
Median daily rate £420 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.00% +6.66%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £311 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £630 £450 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £420 £350 £375
% change year-on-year +20.00% -6.66%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £37.50 -
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 with a requirement for development application skills.

Contract Development Application Skills
UK
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for development application skills 7755 7671 6891
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 17.34% 14.52% 13.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 5219 5093 4404
Median daily rate £438 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.94% +6.25%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £310 £300 £290
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £530
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £363
% change year-on-year +6.66% +3.44%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 173 185 133
Median hourly rate £42.50 £42.29 £37.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +0.49% +12.77%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.00 £31.50 £29.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.50 £50.00 £50.44
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £42.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year +1.19% +12.00%  

PHPUnit
Job Vacancy Trend

The job posting trend of jobs advertised 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 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 3 months to 23 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for PHPUnit in the UK

PHPUnit
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for PHPUnit in the UK

PHPUnit
Top 21 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 3 months to 23 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
England +10 25 £420 +5.00% 32
London +9 10 £425 +6.25% 14
Yorkshire +1 9 £420 +5.66% 7
Leeds +4 7 £420 -6.66% 4
West Yorkshire +3 7 £420 -6.66% 5
Glasgow - 3 - - 1
Scotland - 3 - - 1
West Midlands - 3 £275 -
City of London +8 2 £350 -12.50% 1
South Yorkshire -3 2 £425 +39.91% 1
Sheffield -4 2 £425 +39.91% 1
Shrewsbury - 2 £275 -
Shropshire - 2 £275 -
North West +20 1 £300 -20.00% 2
South East +12 1 £338 -3.57% 3
Hampshire +6 1 £338 - 2
East Midlands -2 1 £300 -14.28% 1
Birmingham - 1 - -
Portsmouth - 1 £338 -
Leicestershire - 1 £300 - 1
Manchester - 1 £300 - 1

PHPUnit
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 23 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 with a requirement for PHPUnit.

1 47 (90.38%) PHP
2 31 (59.62%) Agile Software Development
3 28 (53.85%) RESTful
4 25 (48.08%) Symfony
5 24 (46.15%) JavaScript
6 22 (42.31%) TDD
6 22 (42.31%) Laravel
7 21 (40.38%) MVC
7 21 (40.38%) HTML
7 21 (40.38%) Unit Testing
8 20 (38.46%) Continuous Integration
9 19 (36.54%) Git (software)
9 19 (36.54%) CSS
10 18 (34.62%) BDD
11 17 (32.69%) Java
12 16 (30.77%) MySQL
13 15 (28.85%) OO
13 15 (28.85%) HTTP
14 14 (26.92%) Software Engineering
14 14 (26.92%) OO PHP
15 13 (25.00%) AngularJS
16 12 (23.08%) Redis
16 12 (23.08%) Jenkins
16 12 (23.08%) SQL
16 12 (23.08%) HTML5
16 12 (23.08%) Zend
17 11 (21.15%) MongoDB
17 11 (21.15%) Regression Testing
17 11 (21.15%) CSS3
18 10 (19.23%) Flask

PHPUnit
Top Related 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 (11.54%) Drupal
2 4 (7.69%) Apache
2 4 (7.69%) Apache Spark
3 3 (5.77%) Elasticsearch
4 2 (3.85%) CMS
4 2 (3.85%) WordPress
5 1 (1.92%) IIS
Cloud Services
1 6 (11.54%) GitHub
2 2 (3.85%) AdWords
2 2 (3.85%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (3.85%) Google Analytics
3 1 (1.92%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 15 (28.85%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (30.77%) MySQL
2 12 (23.08%) Redis
3 11 (21.15%) MongoDB
4 10 (19.23%) NoSQL
5 7 (13.46%) Big Data
6 6 (11.54%) Relational Database
7 4 (7.69%) PostgreSQL
8 1 (1.92%) Data Lake
8 1 (1.92%) Hadoop
8 1 (1.92%) HBase
Development Applications
1 19 (36.54%) Git (software)
2 12 (23.08%) Jenkins
3 6 (11.54%) JUnit
4 5 (9.62%) Selenium
5 4 (7.69%) Cucumber
5 4 (7.69%) Hudson
5 4 (7.69%) JSUnit
5 4 (7.69%) Subversion
6 2 (3.85%) JIRA
6 2 (3.85%) Mocha
6 2 (3.85%) NUnit
6 2 (3.85%) Team Foundation Server
6 2 (3.85%) Visual Studio
6 2 (3.85%) webpack
7 1 (1.92%) Fiddler
7 1 (1.92%) gulp
7 1 (1.92%) NetBeans
7 1 (1.92%) SoapUI
General
1 7 (13.46%) Finance
2 3 (5.77%) Financial Institution
2 3 (5.77%) Marketing
3 2 (3.85%) Publishing
3 2 (3.85%) Retail
4 1 (1.92%) Advertising
4 1 (1.92%) Front Office
4 1 (1.92%) Games
4 1 (1.92%) German Language
Job Titles
1 44 (84.62%) Developer
2 30 (57.69%) PHP Developer
3 10 (19.23%) Senior Developer
4 6 (11.54%) Drupal Developer
5 5 (9.62%) HTML Developer
5 5 (9.62%) PHP Laravel Developer
6 4 (7.69%) HTML CSS Developer
6 4 (7.69%) JavaScript Developer
6 4 (7.69%) Symfony Developer
6 4 (7.69%) Test Automation Engineer
6 4 (7.69%) Test Engineer
7 3 (5.77%) MySQL Developer
7 3 (5.77%) PHP MySQL Developer
7 3 (5.77%) PHP Symfony Developer
8 2 (3.85%) Architect
8 2 (3.85%) Big Data Developer
8 2 (3.85%) Java Developer
8 2 (3.85%) QA Engineer
8 2 (3.85%) Senior Drupal Developer
8 2 (3.85%) Senior JavaScript Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 28 (53.85%) RESTful
2 25 (48.08%) Symfony
3 22 (42.31%) Laravel
4 21 (40.38%) HTML
5 19 (36.54%) CSS
6 13 (25.00%) AngularJS
7 12 (23.08%) HTML5
8 11 (21.15%) CSS3
9 10 (19.23%) Django
9 10 (19.23%) EclipseLink
9 10 (19.23%) Flask
9 10 (19.23%) JPA
10 9 (17.31%) Behat
11 8 (15.38%) jQuery
12 6 (11.54%) Doctrine
12 6 (11.54%) LAMP
13 5 (9.62%) Ajax
14 4 (7.69%) JMS
14 4 (7.69%) Sass
15 3 (5.77%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 4 (7.69%) Analytical Skills
1 4 (7.69%) Market Risk
1 4 (7.69%) User Experience
2 3 (5.77%) Credit Risk
2 3 (5.77%) Derivative
3 2 (3.85%) Equities
4 1 (1.92%) BBC
4 1 (1.92%) Computer Science
4 1 (1.92%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (1.92%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 1 (1.92%) Linux Command Line
4 1 (1.92%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 5 (9.62%) Linux
2 1 (1.92%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (59.62%) Agile Software Development
2 22 (42.31%) TDD
3 21 (40.38%) MVC
3 21 (40.38%) Unit Testing
4 20 (38.46%) Continuous Integration
5 18 (34.62%) BDD
6 15 (28.85%) OO
7 14 (26.92%) OO PHP
7 14 (26.92%) Software Engineering
8 11 (21.15%) Regression Testing
9 10 (19.23%) SOLID
10 8 (15.38%) OOP
11 7 (13.46%) Analytics
12 5 (9.62%) SDLC
12 5 (9.62%) Workflow
13 4 (7.69%) Configuration Management
13 4 (7.69%) CRM
13 4 (7.69%) DevOps
13 4 (7.69%) Risk Management
13 4 (7.69%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 47 (90.38%) PHP
2 24 (46.15%) JavaScript
3 17 (32.69%) Java
4 12 (23.08%) SQL
5 10 (19.23%) Python
6 7 (13.46%) PHP 5
7 4 (7.69%) PHP 4
7 4 (7.69%) Scala
8 2 (3.85%) ES6
9 1 (1.92%) Bash Shell
9 1 (1.92%) C#
9 1 (1.92%) PHP 7
9 1 (1.92%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (1.92%) Degree
1 1 (1.92%) ISTQB
1 1 (1.92%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (13.46%) QA
2 1 (1.92%) SDET
System Software
1 5 (9.62%) Docker
2 1 (1.92%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 2 (3.85%) Piwik
1 2 (3.85%) Puppet
Vendors
1 12 (23.08%) Zend
2 3 (5.77%) Google
3 2 (3.85%) Microsoft
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