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 25 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
UK
3 months to
25 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 550 597 604
Rank change year-on-year +47 +7  
Contract jobs citing PHPUnit 37 55 32
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.080% 0.10% 0.057%
As % of the Development Applications category 0.46% 0.67% 0.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 32 45 22
Median daily rate £431 £350 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +23.21% -3.44%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £268 £288 £285
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £420 £423
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 with a requirement for development application skills.

Contract Development Application Skills
UK
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for development application skills 8117 8240 7471
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 17.54% 15.53% 13.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 5548 5678 4924
Median daily rate £450 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £313 £295
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £400 £363
% change year-on-year +3.12% +10.34%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 148 125 126
Median hourly rate £42.50 £42.25 £37.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +0.59% +14.18%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.50 £26.75 £22.18
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £61.69 £50.00 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £43.25 £42.00 £37.00
% change year-on-year +2.97% +13.51%  

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 25 June 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 20 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 25 June 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 +29 37 £431 +23.21% 33
London -21 9 £450 +12.50% 16
South East +35 8 £450 +56.52% 3
West Midlands +31 8 £200 -33.33%
Oxfordshire -1 8 £450 +28.57% 1
Yorkshire +27 6 £325 -21.21% 7
Berkshire +24 6 £450 -
Hertfordshire 0 6 £450 -
East of England -4 6 £450 -
Leicestershire - 6 £304 -
East Midlands - 6 £304 -
Buckinghamshire - 6 £450 -
Leamington Spa - 5 £200 -
Leeds - 5 £320 - 3
West Yorkshire - 5 £320 - 4
Warwickshire - 5 £200 -
Birmingham - 3 £275 -
Thame - 2 £425 -
East Yorkshire - 1 £325 -
Hull - 1 £325 -

For the 6 months to 25 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 with a requirement for PHPUnit.

1 61 (93.85%) PHP
2 45 (69.23%) HTML
2 45 (69.23%) JavaScript
3 44 (67.69%) CSS
4 40 (61.54%) RESTful
5 37 (56.92%) Symfony
5 37 (56.92%) MySQL
6 36 (55.38%) Git (software)
7 31 (47.69%) jQuery
7 31 (47.69%) Agile Software Development
8 30 (46.15%) Laravel
9 26 (40.00%) OO
10 24 (36.92%) MVC
10 24 (36.92%) OO PHP
11 23 (35.38%) CSS3
11 23 (35.38%) HTML5
11 23 (35.38%) Unit Testing
12 22 (33.85%) Linux
13 21 (32.31%) TDD
13 21 (32.31%) MongoDB
14 20 (30.77%) AngularJS
15 19 (29.23%) OOP
16 18 (27.69%) PHP 5
16 18 (27.69%) Sass
17 15 (23.08%) LAMP
18 14 (21.54%) Drupal
18 14 (21.54%) Ajax
19 12 (18.46%) BDD
19 12 (18.46%) Zend
19 12 (18.46%) Software Engineering

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 14 (21.54%) Drupal
2 10 (15.38%) Apache
3 7 (10.77%) nginx
4 5 (7.69%) Elasticsearch
5 3 (4.62%) Apache Spark
5 3 (4.62%) WordPress
6 2 (3.08%) CMS
7 1 (1.54%) IIS
Applications
1 2 (3.08%) Adobe Illustrator
1 2 (3.08%) Photoshop
Cloud Services
1 10 (15.38%) GitHub
2 4 (6.15%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (3.08%) AdWords
3 2 (3.08%) Amazon S3
3 2 (3.08%) CloudFront
3 2 (3.08%) Google Analytics
3 2 (3.08%) Route 53
Communications & Networking
1 7 (10.77%) HTTP
2 1 (1.54%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 37 (56.92%) MySQL
2 21 (32.31%) MongoDB
3 8 (12.31%) Redis
4 6 (9.23%) NoSQL
5 5 (7.69%) Relational Database
6 3 (4.62%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 36 (55.38%) Git (software)
2 11 (16.92%) Subversion
3 6 (9.23%) JUnit
4 5 (7.69%) Vagrant
5 4 (6.15%) Jenkins
5 4 (6.15%) Selenium
6 3 (4.62%) Cucumber
6 3 (4.62%) JSUnit
7 2 (3.08%) Bower
7 2 (3.08%) gulp
7 2 (3.08%) JIRA
7 2 (3.08%) Mocha
7 2 (3.08%) NUnit
7 2 (3.08%) Team Foundation Server
7 2 (3.08%) Travis CI
7 2 (3.08%) Visual Studio
7 2 (3.08%) webpack
8 1 (1.54%) CMake
8 1 (1.54%) Gradle
8 1 (1.54%) Mink
General
1 7 (10.77%) Retail
2 4 (6.15%) Finance
3 3 (4.62%) Financial Institution
4 2 (3.08%) Marketing
4 2 (3.08%) Publishing
5 1 (1.54%) Games
Job Titles
1 57 (87.69%) Developer
2 47 (72.31%) PHP Developer
3 18 (27.69%) Symfony Developer
4 16 (24.62%) PHP Symfony Developer
5 14 (21.54%) Drupal Developer
6 11 (16.92%) PHP Laravel Developer
7 8 (12.31%) PHP Drupal Developer
8 6 (9.23%) Senior Developer
9 5 (7.69%) HTML Developer
9 5 (7.69%) MySQL Developer
9 5 (7.69%) OO PHP Developer
9 5 (7.69%) PHP MySQL Developer
9 5 (7.69%) SQL Developer
10 4 (6.15%) HTML CSS Developer
10 4 (6.15%) JavaScript Developer
11 3 (4.62%) PHP Software Engineer
11 3 (4.62%) Software Engineer
12 2 (3.08%) Angular Developer
12 2 (3.08%) MongoDB Developer
12 2 (3.08%) Senior Drupal Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 45 (69.23%) HTML
2 44 (67.69%) CSS
3 40 (61.54%) RESTful
4 37 (56.92%) Symfony
5 31 (47.69%) jQuery
6 30 (46.15%) Laravel
7 23 (35.38%) CSS3
7 23 (35.38%) HTML5
8 20 (30.77%) AngularJS
9 18 (27.69%) Sass
10 15 (23.08%) LAMP
11 14 (21.54%) Ajax
12 9 (13.85%) Doctrine
13 7 (10.77%) LESS
14 6 (9.23%) Django
14 6 (9.23%) EclipseLink
14 6 (9.23%) Flask
14 6 (9.23%) JPA
14 6 (9.23%) Node.js
14 6 (9.23%) Twig
Miscellaneous
1 5 (7.69%) Analytical Skills
1 5 (7.69%) Greenfield Project
1 5 (7.69%) User Experience
2 3 (4.62%) Derivative
2 3 (4.62%) Market Risk
3 2 (3.08%) Equities
3 2 (3.08%) Mobile App
4 1 (1.54%) BYOD
4 1 (1.54%) Computer Science
4 1 (1.54%) Linux Command Line
Operating Systems
1 22 (33.85%) Linux
2 3 (4.62%) Unix
3 2 (3.08%) Mac OS X
4 1 (1.54%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (47.69%) Agile Software Development
2 26 (40.00%) OO
3 24 (36.92%) MVC
3 24 (36.92%) OO PHP
4 23 (35.38%) Unit Testing
5 21 (32.31%) TDD
6 19 (29.23%) OOP
7 12 (18.46%) BDD
7 12 (18.46%) Software Engineering
8 10 (15.38%) Test Automation
9 9 (13.85%) Continuous Integration
10 7 (10.77%) Regression Testing
11 6 (9.23%) Database Optimisation
11 6 (9.23%) SOLID
12 5 (7.69%) E-Commerce
13 4 (6.15%) Analytics
13 4 (6.15%) SDLC
13 4 (6.15%) Web Development
14 3 (4.62%) DevOps
14 3 (4.62%) Risk Management
Programming Languages
1 61 (93.85%) PHP
2 45 (69.23%) JavaScript
3 18 (27.69%) PHP 5
4 12 (18.46%) Java
4 12 (18.46%) SQL
5 8 (12.31%) Bash Shell
5 8 (12.31%) PHP 4
5 8 (12.31%) PHP 7
6 6 (9.23%) Python
7 3 (4.62%) Scala
7 3 (4.62%) Shell Script
8 2 (3.08%) ES6
9 1 (1.54%) C++
Qualifications
1 1 (1.54%) Degree
1 1 (1.54%) Numerate Degree
1 1 (1.54%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (4.62%) QA
Systems Management
1 5 (7.69%) Ansible
2 2 (3.08%) cPanel
2 2 (3.08%) Nagios
2 2 (3.08%) Piwik
3 1 (1.54%) Puppet
Vendors
1 12 (18.46%) Zend
2 3 (4.62%) Google
3 1 (1.54%) Microsoft
3 1 (1.54%) Twitter
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