The median contractor rate for a PHP Developer was £395 per day in advertised job vacancies in West Yorkshire during the 3 months to 25 March 2017.

The first table below provides contractor rate benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to 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
25 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
PHP Developer
Yorkshire / West Yorkshire
Rank 54 84 87
Rank change year-on-year +30 +3  
Contract jobs requiring a PHP Developer 48 26 29
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in West Yorkshire 3.52% 1.34% 1.61%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.64% 1.40% 1.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 33 22 18
Median daily rate £395 £370 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.75% -1.33%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £285 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £420 £450 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £325 £315 £300
% change year-on-year +3.17% +5.00%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.00 £33.00 £19.50
% change year-on-year -39.39% +69.23%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in contract job vacancies advertised in West Yorkshire. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such, the figures in the first row provide an indication of the number of contract jobs in our overall sample.

Contract IT Job Roles
West Yorkshire
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 1320 1862 1720
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in West Yorkshire 96.77% 96.28% 95.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 858 1268 1075
Median daily rate £400 £400 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +10.34%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £224
10% offered a daily rate of more than £530 £550 £457
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 50 69 87
Median hourly rate £12.50 £12.50 £12.50
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.07 £8.75 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.50 £23.00 £35.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £20.00 £17.22
% change year-on-year -12.50% +16.14%  

PHP Developer
Job Vacancy Trend in West Yorkshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in West Yorkshire that featured PHP Developer in the job title.

Job vacancy trend for PHP Developer in West Yorkshire

PHP Developer
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in West Yorkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing PHP Developer in West Yorkshire.

Contractor daily rate trend for PHP Developer in West Yorkshire

PHP Developer
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in West Yorkshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing PHP Developer in West Yorkshire over the 3 months to 25 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for PHP Developer in West Yorkshire

PHP Developer
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in West Yorkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing PHP Developer in West Yorkshire.

Contractor hourly rate trend for PHP Developer in West Yorkshire

PHP Developer
Contract Job Locations in West Yorkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing PHP Developer within the West Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 25 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
Leeds +34 44 £395 -1.25% 26
Wakefield - 3 - - 1
PHP Developer
Yorkshire

PHP Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 25 March 2017, PHP Developer contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the West Yorkshire region featuring PHP Developer in the job title.

1 71 (100.00%) PHP
2 40 (56.34%) JavaScript
3 38 (53.52%) MVC
3 38 (53.52%) Symfony
4 28 (39.44%) Agile Software Development
4 28 (39.44%) SQL
5 27 (38.03%) Python
6 26 (36.62%) MySQL
7 24 (33.80%) Zend
7 24 (33.80%) NoSQL
8 20 (28.17%) MongoDB
8 20 (28.17%) Laravel
9 19 (26.76%) HTML
10 18 (25.35%) Software Engineering
10 18 (25.35%) RESTful
11 17 (23.94%) CSS
12 15 (21.13%) Java
13 13 (18.31%) LAMP
13 13 (18.31%) TDD
13 13 (18.31%) Django
14 12 (16.90%) Unit Testing
14 12 (16.90%) PHPUnit
14 12 (16.90%) Redis
15 11 (15.49%) Git (software)
15 11 (15.49%) Flask
15 11 (15.49%) SOLID
15 11 (15.49%) Continuous Integration
15 11 (15.49%) Regression Testing
16 10 (14.08%) HTTP
16 10 (14.08%) Linux

PHP Developer Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire 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 7 (9.86%) Apache
2 4 (5.63%) WordPress
3 1 (1.41%) CMS
3 1 (1.41%) Drupal
3 1 (1.41%) Elasticsearch
3 1 (1.41%) Tornado
Business Applications
1 3 (4.23%) OpenCart
2 2 (2.82%) Magento
3 1 (1.41%) Payment Gateway
Cloud Services
1 3 (4.23%) GitHub
1 3 (4.23%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (2.82%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (2.82%) Google Cloud Platform
2 2 (2.82%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 10 (14.08%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 26 (36.62%) MySQL
2 24 (33.80%) NoSQL
3 20 (28.17%) MongoDB
4 12 (16.90%) Redis
5 5 (7.04%) Amazon DynamoDB
6 2 (2.82%) Relational Database
7 1 (1.41%) GIS
Development Applications
1 12 (16.90%) PHPUnit
2 11 (15.49%) Git (software)
3 3 (4.23%) Jenkins
4 2 (2.82%) Grunt
4 2 (2.82%) Maven
5 1 (1.41%) Hudson
5 1 (1.41%) JIRA
5 1 (1.41%) Mercurial
5 1 (1.41%) Selenium
5 1 (1.41%) Subversion
5 1 (1.41%) TeamCity
General
1 5 (7.04%) Advertising
2 3 (4.23%) Games
2 3 (4.23%) Telecoms
3 1 (1.41%) Finance
3 1 (1.41%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 38 (53.52%) Symfony
2 20 (28.17%) Laravel
3 19 (26.76%) HTML
4 18 (25.35%) RESTful
5 17 (23.94%) CSS
6 13 (18.31%) Django
6 13 (18.31%) LAMP
7 11 (15.49%) Flask
8 10 (14.08%) EclipseLink
8 10 (14.08%) JPA
9 9 (12.68%) AngularJS
10 4 (5.63%) HTML5
10 4 (5.63%) jQuery
11 3 (4.23%) CodeIgniter
11 3 (4.23%) CSS3
11 3 (4.23%) Web Services
12 2 (2.82%) LESS
12 2 (2.82%) REST
12 2 (2.82%) Sass
13 1 (1.41%) Ember.js
Miscellaneous
1 2 (2.82%) NHS
2 1 (1.41%) Algorithms
2 1 (1.41%) Computer Science
2 1 (1.41%) Data Structures
2 1 (1.41%) User Experience
2 1 (1.41%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 10 (14.08%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 38 (53.52%) MVC
2 28 (39.44%) Agile Software Development
3 18 (25.35%) Software Engineering
4 13 (18.31%) TDD
5 12 (16.90%) Unit Testing
6 11 (15.49%) Continuous Integration
6 11 (15.49%) Regression Testing
6 11 (15.49%) SOLID
7 6 (8.45%) B2C
8 5 (7.04%) SDLC
9 3 (4.23%) BDD
9 3 (4.23%) E-Commerce
9 3 (4.23%) OO
9 3 (4.23%) OO PHP
9 3 (4.23%) OOP
9 3 (4.23%) Web Development
10 2 (2.82%) Configuration Management
10 2 (2.82%) Database Optimisation
11 1 (1.41%) Mobile Development
11 1 (1.41%) Tag Management
Programming Languages
1 71 (100.00%) PHP
2 40 (56.34%) JavaScript
3 28 (39.44%) SQL
4 27 (38.03%) Python
5 15 (21.13%) Java
6 1 (1.41%) C#
6 1 (1.41%) ECMAScript
6 1 (1.41%) Groovy
6 1 (1.41%) Ruby
6 1 (1.41%) Scala
System Software
1 3 (4.23%) Docker
Systems Management
1 2 (2.82%) Ansible
1 2 (2.82%) Opscode Chef
1 2 (2.82%) Puppet
1 2 (2.82%) Salt
Vendors
1 24 (33.80%) Zend
2 2 (2.82%) Google
2 2 (2.82%) Rackspace
2 2 (2.82%) SaltStack
Leeds, West Yorkshire
The Bridge Ltd
Rate: Unspecified Neg
Posted: 4 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
The Bridge Ltd
Rate: Unspecified Neg
Posted: 3 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Experis Ltd
Rate: £450 - £500 per day + DOE
Posted: 5 days ago