Period
to 17 July 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in West Yorkshire with a requirement for PHP skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited PHP over the 6 months to 17 July 2018 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.

PHP
Yorkshire > West Yorkshire
6 months to
17 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 49 32 46
Rank change year-on-year -17 +14 +11
Contract jobs citing PHP 154 169 166
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in West Yorkshire 4.46% 5.94% 4.12%
As % of the Programming Languages category 9.12% 13.00% 9.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 90 112 141
West Yorkshire median daily rate £388 £365 £370
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.23% -1.35% +9.63%
10th Percentile £267 £285 £219
90th Percentile £494 £475 £475
Yorkshire median daily rate £375 £360 £350
% change year-on-year +4.17% +2.86% +1.45%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 5
West Yorkshire median hourly rate - - £9.00
Yorkshire median hourly rate - - £9.00

PHP is in the Programming Languages category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in West Yorkshire with a requirement for coding skills.

All Programming Languages
West Yorkshire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for coding skills 1,689 1,300 1,803
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in West Yorkshire 48.87% 45.71% 44.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,177 937 1,269
West Yorkshire median daily rate £401 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +0.13% - +18.52%
10th Percentile £308 £300 £300
90th Percentile £535 £538 £528
Yorkshire median daily rate £400 £400 £400
Number of hourly rates quoted 22 7 11
West Yorkshire median hourly rate £38.75 £22.00 £15.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +76.14% +44.26% -57.04%
10th Percentile £16.33 £16.15 £13.00
90th Percentile £42.80 £40.70 £17.25
Yorkshire median hourly rate £40.00 £37.00 £18.75
% change year-on-year +8.11% +97.33% -46.43%

PHP
Job Vacancy Trend in West Yorkshire

Job postings citing PHP as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in West Yorkshire.

Job vacancy trend for PHP in West Yorkshire

PHP
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in West Yorkshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for PHP in West Yorkshire

PHP
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in West Yorkshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing PHP in West Yorkshire over the 6 months to 17 July 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for PHP in West Yorkshire

PHP
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 in West Yorkshire.

Contractor hourly rate trend for PHP in West Yorkshire

PHP
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 within the West Yorkshire region over the 6 months to 17 July 2018. 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 -16 137 £400 +6.67% 44
Huddersfield -3 8 £323 -9.47% 1
Bradford -9 1 £320 - 1
PHP
Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 17 July 2018, IT contractor jobs citing PHP also mentioned the following 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 with a requirement for PHP.

1 85 (55.19%) JavaScript
2 77 (50.00%) HTML
3 76 (49.35%) CSS
4 57 (37.01%) MySQL
5 46 (29.87%) Git (software)
6 40 (25.97%) Agile Software Development
7 38 (24.68%) Amazon AWS
7 38 (24.68%) Node.js
8 34 (22.08%) Java
9 30 (19.48%) Docker
10 28 (18.18%) Jenkins
10 28 (18.18%) TDD
11 25 (16.23%) Test Automation
11 25 (16.23%) WordPress
11 25 (16.23%) HTML5
12 24 (15.58%) Puppet
12 24 (15.58%) Laravel
12 24 (15.58%) Linux
13 22 (14.29%) Continuous Integration
13 22 (14.29%) DevOps
14 21 (13.64%) Zend
15 19 (12.34%) Microservices
15 19 (12.34%) AngularJS
16 18 (11.69%) Opscode Chef
16 18 (11.69%) E-Commerce
17 17 (11.04%) RESTful
17 17 (11.04%) Ansible
17 17 (11.04%) Doctrine
18 16 (10.39%) Terraform
18 16 (10.39%) CSS3

PHP
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 25 (16.23%) WordPress
2 9 (5.84%) Confluence
3 7 (4.55%) Drupal
4 5 (3.25%) OpenStack
5 3 (1.95%) Apache Pig
5 3 (1.95%) Elasticsearch
6 2 (1.30%) Apache
6 2 (1.30%) Cloud Foundry
7 1 (0.65%) Apache Spark
7 1 (0.65%) CMS
7 1 (0.65%) nginx
Applications
1 2 (1.30%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 16 (10.39%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 38 (24.68%) Amazon AWS
2 15 (9.74%) Microsoft Azure
3 10 (6.49%) Rackspace Cloud
4 7 (4.55%) IaaS
4 7 (4.55%) PaaS
5 6 (3.90%) Amazon EC2
5 6 (3.90%) AWS CloudFormation
5 6 (3.90%) CloudFront
6 5 (3.25%) Cloud Computing
6 5 (3.25%) GitHub
7 4 (2.60%) AWS Lambda
8 3 (1.95%) SaaS
8 3 (1.95%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 5 (3.25%) HTTP
2 1 (0.65%) AMQP
2 1 (0.65%) BIG-IP
2 1 (0.65%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 57 (37.01%) MySQL
2 11 (7.14%) Relational Database
3 8 (5.19%) MongoDB
4 7 (4.55%) Redis
5 6 (3.90%) Amazon RDS
6 5 (3.25%) RDBMS
7 4 (2.60%) Apache Hive
7 4 (2.60%) Big Data
7 4 (2.60%) Hadoop
7 4 (2.60%) HBase
8 3 (1.95%) Apache Cassandra
9 2 (1.30%) PostgreSQL
10 1 (0.65%) Couchbase
10 1 (0.65%) Data Warehouse
10 1 (0.65%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 46 (29.87%) Git (software)
2 28 (18.18%) Jenkins
3 12 (7.79%) JIRA
3 12 (7.79%) PHPUnit
3 12 (7.79%) Selenium
4 6 (3.90%) gulp
5 5 (3.25%) Grunt
5 5 (3.25%) Vagrant
6 3 (1.95%) AppVeyor
6 3 (1.95%) Bitbucket
6 3 (1.95%) CircleCI
7 2 (1.30%) Subversion
8 1 (0.65%) Ant
8 1 (0.65%) Liquibase
8 1 (0.65%) Mercurial
General
1 12 (7.79%) Marketing
2 10 (6.49%) Games
3 8 (5.19%) Finance
4 5 (3.25%) Local Government
5 2 (1.30%) Retail
6 1 (0.65%) Advertising
6 1 (0.65%) Electronics
6 1 (0.65%) Manufacturing
6 1 (0.65%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 113 (73.38%) Developer
2 83 (53.90%) PHP Developer
3 15 (9.74%) WordPress Developer
4 12 (7.79%) Magento Developer
5 11 (7.14%) DevOps Engineer
5 11 (7.14%) HTML CSS Developer
5 11 (7.14%) HTML Developer
5 11 (7.14%) PHP WordPress Developer
6 10 (6.49%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
6 10 (6.49%) JavaScript Developer
7 9 (5.84%) Architect
8 8 (5.19%) Applications Architect
8 8 (5.19%) MySQL Developer
8 8 (5.19%) PHP MySQL Developer
9 7 (4.55%) Software Engineer
9 7 (4.55%) Systems Engineer
10 6 (3.90%) Software Developer
11 5 (3.25%) Lead Developer
11 5 (3.25%) Lead PHP Developer
11 5 (3.25%) Python Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 77 (50.00%) HTML
2 76 (49.35%) CSS
3 38 (24.68%) Node.js
4 25 (16.23%) HTML5
5 24 (15.58%) Laravel
6 19 (12.34%) AngularJS
7 17 (11.04%) Doctrine
7 17 (11.04%) RESTful
8 16 (10.39%) CSS3
8 16 (10.39%) jQuery
9 14 (9.09%) Symfony
10 12 (7.79%) LAMP
10 12 (7.79%) React
11 8 (5.19%) .NET
11 8 (5.19%) Express
12 7 (4.55%) Zend Framework
13 6 (3.90%) Kafka
13 6 (3.90%) RabbitMQ
14 3 (1.95%) Sass
14 3 (1.95%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 12 (7.79%) Analytical Skills
2 11 (7.14%) Greenfield Project
3 7 (4.55%) User Experience
4 5 (3.25%) Online Games
5 3 (1.95%) Data Centre
6 2 (1.30%) Clustering
6 2 (1.30%) Mobile App
7 1 (0.65%) e-Learning
7 1 (0.65%) Fintech
7 1 (0.65%) NHS
7 1 (0.65%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 24 (15.58%) Linux
2 13 (8.44%) Android
2 13 (8.44%) Apple iOS
3 12 (7.79%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 5 (3.25%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 40 (25.97%) Agile Software Development
2 28 (18.18%) TDD
3 25 (16.23%) Test Automation
4 22 (14.29%) Continuous Integration
4 22 (14.29%) DevOps
5 19 (12.34%) Microservices
6 18 (11.69%) E-Commerce
7 16 (10.39%) Configuration Management
7 16 (10.39%) Web Development
8 15 (9.74%) Front End Development
9 13 (8.44%) Responsive Web Design
10 12 (7.79%) Deployment Automation
11 11 (7.14%) Web Design
12 10 (6.49%) MVC
12 10 (6.49%) Pair Programming
12 10 (6.49%) Software Architecture
12 10 (6.49%) Software Engineering
12 10 (6.49%) Web Accessibility
13 9 (5.84%) API Integration
13 9 (5.84%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 85 (55.19%) JavaScript
2 34 (22.08%) Java
3 16 (10.39%) Python
4 13 (8.44%) PHP 7
5 11 (7.14%) Bash Shell
6 10 (6.49%) Go
6 10 (6.49%) Ruby
7 8 (5.19%) PHP 5
8 6 (3.90%) Shell Script
9 5 (3.25%) Perl
10 3 (1.95%) C#
11 2 (1.30%) Scala
11 2 (1.30%) SQL
12 1 (0.65%) C++
Qualifications
1 11 (7.14%) Security Cleared
2 8 (5.19%) SC Cleared
3 1 (0.65%) BC Cleared
3 1 (0.65%) BPSS Clearance
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (3.90%) QA
1 6 (3.90%) SLA
2 1 (0.65%) Disclosure Scotland
2 1 (0.65%) PMO
System Software
1 30 (19.48%) Docker
2 5 (3.25%) Virtual Machines
3 1 (0.65%) Varnish
Systems Management
1 24 (15.58%) Puppet
2 18 (11.69%) Opscode Chef
3 17 (11.04%) Ansible
4 16 (10.39%) Terraform
5 13 (8.44%) Salt
6 5 (3.25%) CFEngine
6 5 (3.25%) Rancher
7 2 (1.30%) Marathon
7 2 (1.30%) Mesos
8 1 (0.65%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 21 (13.64%) Zend
2 12 (7.79%) Red Hat
3 10 (6.49%) Rackspace
4 7 (4.55%) Xamarin
5 3 (1.95%) F5
6 2 (1.30%) Brocade
7 1 (0.65%) Salesforce.com
7 1 (0.65%) SAP
7 1 (0.65%) Sencha
7 1 (0.65%) WooCommerce