Period
to 23 April 2019

The median contractor rate for a PHP Developer was £325 per day in advertised job vacancies in West Yorkshire during the 6 months to 23 April 2019.

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.

PHP Developer
Yorkshire > West Yorkshire
6 months to
23 Apr 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 132 117 64
Rank change year-on-year -15 -53 +58
Contract jobs requiring a PHP Developer 29 48 82
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in West Yorkshire 0.92% 1.44% 2.92%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.96% 1.50% 3.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 22 63
West Yorkshire median daily rate £325 £310 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.84% -17.33% +15.38%
10th Percentile £219 £178 £277
90th Percentile £430 £423 £430
Yorkshire median daily rate £325 £320 £375
% change year-on-year +1.56% -14.67% +20.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
West Yorkshire median hourly rate - - -
Yorkshire median hourly rate - - -

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

All Contract IT Job Vacancies
West Yorkshire
Contract vacancies in West Yorkshire with a recognized job title 3,023 3,207 2,713
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.42% 96.02% 96.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 2,053 2,160 1,781
West Yorkshire median daily rate £425 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% - +3.23%
10th Percentile £263 £263 £263
90th Percentile £575 £538 £556
Yorkshire median daily rate £425 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +6.25% - +3.23%
Number of hourly rates quoted 115 110 93
West Yorkshire median hourly rate £16.86 £14.83 £12.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +13.73% +18.60% -4.43%
10th Percentile £10.50 £9.81 £9.00
90th Percentile £25.78 £40.00 £27.99
Yorkshire median hourly rate £15.75 £15.50 £13.00
% change year-on-year +1.61% +19.23% -7.14%

PHP Developer
Job Vacancy Trend in West Yorkshire

Job postings that featured PHP Developer in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in West Yorkshire.

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 6 months to 23 April 2019.

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 contractor hourly rates quoted in IT 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 6 months to 23 April 2019. 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
Leeds +3 25 £325 - 20
PHP Developer
Yorkshire

PHP Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in West Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 23 April 2019, PHP Developer contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the West Yorkshire region featuring PHP Developer in the job title.

1 29 (100.00%) PHP
2 21 (72.41%) JavaScript
3 18 (62.07%) CSS
4 17 (58.62%) HTML
5 15 (51.72%) CMS
6 12 (41.38%) Laravel
7 9 (31.03%) Content Management
8 8 (27.59%) MySQL
9 7 (24.14%) Git (software)
10 6 (20.69%) User Experience
10 6 (20.69%) Vue.js
10 6 (20.69%) Drupal
11 5 (17.24%) Web Development
11 5 (17.24%) React
11 5 (17.24%) Jadu
12 4 (13.79%) jQuery
13 3 (10.34%) MVC
14 2 (6.90%) Agile Software Development
14 2 (6.90%) TDD
14 2 (6.90%) WordPress
14 2 (6.90%) TYPO3
14 2 (6.90%) Symfony
14 2 (6.90%) Software Engineering
14 2 (6.90%) Ajax
14 2 (6.90%) AngularJS
14 2 (6.90%) SDLC
14 2 (6.90%) PHP 7
14 2 (6.90%) DevOps
14 2 (6.90%) Kalman Filter
15 1 (3.45%) GDPR

PHP Developer Skill Set
Co-occurring 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 15 (51.72%) CMS
2 6 (20.69%) Drupal
3 5 (17.24%) Jadu
4 2 (6.90%) TYPO3
4 2 (6.90%) WordPress
5 1 (3.45%) Apache Solr
5 1 (3.45%) SharePoint
5 1 (3.45%) SilverStripe
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.45%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (27.59%) MySQL
2 1 (3.45%) MariaDB
2 1 (3.45%) PostgreSQL
2 1 (3.45%) Relational Database
2 1 (3.45%) SQL Server
2 1 (3.45%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 7 (24.14%) Git (software)
2 1 (3.45%) JIRA
2 1 (3.45%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 1 (3.45%) Advertising
1 1 (3.45%) Law
1 1 (3.45%) Marketing
1 1 (3.45%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (62.07%) CSS
2 17 (58.62%) HTML
3 12 (41.38%) Laravel
4 6 (20.69%) Vue.js
5 5 (17.24%) React
6 4 (13.79%) jQuery
7 2 (6.90%) Ajax
7 2 (6.90%) AngularJS
7 2 (6.90%) Symfony
8 1 (3.45%) CSS3
8 1 (3.45%) HTML5
8 1 (3.45%) JSON
8 1 (3.45%) LAMP
8 1 (3.45%) Node.js
8 1 (3.45%) RESTful
8 1 (3.45%) Twitter Bootstrap
8 1 (3.45%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 6 (20.69%) User Experience
2 1 (3.45%) Fintech
2 1 (3.45%) Greenfield Project
2 1 (3.45%) Mobile App
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (31.03%) Content Management
2 5 (17.24%) Web Development
3 3 (10.34%) MVC
4 2 (6.90%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (6.90%) DevOps
4 2 (6.90%) Kalman Filter
4 2 (6.90%) SDLC
4 2 (6.90%) Software Engineering
4 2 (6.90%) TDD
5 1 (3.45%) API Integration
5 1 (3.45%) E-Commerce
5 1 (3.45%) Front End Development
5 1 (3.45%) Migration
5 1 (3.45%) OO
5 1 (3.45%) OO PHP
5 1 (3.45%) Project Management
5 1 (3.45%) System Testing
5 1 (3.45%) Web Accessibility
Programming Languages
1 29 (100.00%) PHP
2 21 (72.41%) JavaScript
3 2 (6.90%) PHP 7
4 1 (3.45%) Java
Qualifications
1 1 (3.45%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.45%) GDPR
Vendors
1 1 (3.45%) Zend