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 3 months to 27 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
27 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
PHP
Yorkshire / West Yorkshire
Rank 20 48 50
Rank change year-on-year +28 +2  
Contract jobs citing PHP 95 69 64
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in West Yorkshire 7.12% 3.56% 3.46%
As % of the Programming Languages category 15.15% 8.67% 8.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 71 51 37
Median daily rate £390 £350 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +11.42% -3.44%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £320 £275 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £450 £455
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £325 £300
% change year-on-year +7.69% +8.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Median hourly rate - £12.75 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.00 £18.25 £22.00
% change year-on-year +9.58% -17.04%  

PHP is in the programming language skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in West Yorkshire with a requirement for programming language skills.

Contract Programming Language Skills
West Yorkshire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for programming language skills 627 796 799
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in West Yorkshire 47.00% 41.12% 43.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 447 554 518
Median daily rate £400 £400 £340
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +17.64%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £550 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +4.00% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 9 13
Median hourly rate £22.50 £15.25 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +47.54% -61.87%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.64 £40.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year +4.10% +11.11%  

PHP
Job Vacancy Trend in West Yorkshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in West Yorkshire citing PHP as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Programming Languages category.

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 3 months to 27 March 2017.

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 hourly rates quoted in IT contractor 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 3 months to 27 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 +29 88 £393 +6.08% 48
Wakefield +2 4 £350 +40.00% 4
PHP
Yorkshire

PHP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 27 March 2017, IT contractor jobs citing PHP also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the West Yorkshire region with a requirement for PHP.

1 83 (56.08%) JavaScript
2 73 (49.32%) Agile Software Development
3 61 (41.22%) Java
4 54 (36.49%) Symfony
5 50 (33.78%) Python
6 48 (32.43%) MVC
7 46 (31.08%) HTML
8 41 (27.70%) MySQL
8 41 (27.70%) CSS
9 35 (23.65%) Linux
10 33 (22.30%) SQL
11 32 (21.62%) Apache
12 31 (20.95%) Git (software)
13 30 (20.27%) Docker
14 29 (19.59%) Zend
14 29 (19.59%) MongoDB
14 29 (19.59%) Redis
15 28 (18.92%) Software Engineering
16 27 (18.24%) AngularJS
17 25 (16.89%) TDD
17 25 (16.89%) LAMP
18 24 (16.22%) NoSQL
19 23 (15.54%) HTML5
19 23 (15.54%) Laravel
20 22 (14.86%) RESTful
21 20 (13.51%) Amazon AWS
21 20 (13.51%) jQuery
21 20 (13.51%) CSS3
22 18 (12.16%) Splunk
22 18 (12.16%) Node.js

PHP
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 32 (21.62%) Apache
2 15 (10.14%) WordPress
3 11 (7.43%) Tomcat
4 7 (4.73%) CMS
5 6 (4.05%) SharePoint
6 5 (3.38%) Apache Spark
6 5 (3.38%) OpenStack
7 3 (2.03%) Drupal
7 3 (2.03%) Elasticsearch
7 3 (2.03%) Plone
7 3 (2.03%) SilverStripe
8 2 (1.35%) SharePoint 2013
8 2 (1.35%) SharePoint Server
9 1 (0.68%) Tornado
9 1 (0.68%) TYPO3
9 1 (0.68%) Umbraco
Applications
1 3 (2.03%) MS Excel
2 2 (1.35%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 4 (2.70%) Magento
2 3 (2.03%) OpenCart
3 1 (0.68%) Payment Gateway
3 1 (0.68%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 20 (13.51%) Amazon AWS
2 18 (12.16%) Microsoft Azure
3 10 (6.76%) Google Cloud Platform
3 10 (6.76%) IaaS
4 9 (6.08%) GitHub
5 8 (5.41%) Loggly
5 8 (5.41%) Sumo Logic
6 2 (1.35%) SaaS
7 1 (0.68%) Amazon ELB
7 1 (0.68%) Amazon S3
7 1 (0.68%) Amazon SQS
7 1 (0.68%) AWS CloudFormation
7 1 (0.68%) AWS Lambda
7 1 (0.68%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 17 (11.49%) HTTP
2 12 (8.11%) Internet
3 11 (7.43%) OpenLDAP
4 5 (3.38%) DNS
4 5 (3.38%) Intranet
4 5 (3.38%) Network Security
5 4 (2.70%) AMQP
6 2 (1.35%) LDAP
7 1 (0.68%) Firewall
7 1 (0.68%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 41 (27.70%) MySQL
2 29 (19.59%) MongoDB
2 29 (19.59%) Redis
3 24 (16.22%) NoSQL
4 16 (10.81%) PostgreSQL
5 14 (9.46%) Relational Database
6 8 (5.41%) Apache Cassandra
7 7 (4.73%) Riak
8 5 (3.38%) Amazon DynamoDB
8 5 (3.38%) Hadoop
8 5 (3.38%) HBase
9 4 (2.70%) RDBMS
10 2 (1.35%) Informix
10 2 (1.35%) Oracle Database
10 2 (1.35%) SQL Server
10 2 (1.35%) SQL Server 2012
11 1 (0.68%) GIS
Development Applications
1 31 (20.95%) Git (software)
2 14 (9.46%) Jenkins
3 12 (8.11%) JMeter
3 12 (8.11%) PHPUnit
4 11 (7.43%) Grunt
5 10 (6.76%) Maven
6 8 (5.41%) Vagrant
7 7 (4.73%) Selenium
8 3 (2.03%) Hudson
9 2 (1.35%) Cucumber
9 2 (1.35%) JIRA
9 2 (1.35%) Mercurial
9 2 (1.35%) Mockito
9 2 (1.35%) Subversion
9 2 (1.35%) TestNG
9 2 (1.35%) Visual Studio
9 2 (1.35%) WebDriver
10 1 (0.68%) TeamCity
10 1 (0.68%) WatiN
10 1 (0.68%) WATIR
General
1 7 (4.73%) Advertising
1 7 (4.73%) Games
2 6 (4.05%) Telecoms
3 3 (2.03%) Marketing
4 2 (1.35%) Finance
5 1 (0.68%) Electronics
5 1 (0.68%) iGaming
5 1 (0.68%) Manufacturing
5 1 (0.68%) Online Betting
Job Titles
1 103 (69.59%) Developer
2 72 (48.65%) PHP Developer
3 20 (13.51%) Architect
4 12 (8.11%) JavaScript Developer
5 10 (6.76%) MySQL Developer
5 10 (6.76%) PHP MySQL Developer
5 10 (6.76%) Technical Architect
6 9 (6.08%) Software Engineer
7 8 (5.41%) Java Developer
7 8 (5.41%) WordPress Developer
8 7 (4.73%) PHP Software Engineer
9 6 (4.05%) Development Engineer
9 6 (4.05%) PHP Symfony Developer
9 6 (4.05%) Python Developer
9 6 (4.05%) Software Development Engineer
9 6 (4.05%) Solutions Architect
9 6 (4.05%) Symfony Developer
10 5 (3.38%) AWS DevOps
10 5 (3.38%) UI Developer
11 4 (2.70%) PHP Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 54 (36.49%) Symfony
2 46 (31.08%) HTML
3 41 (27.70%) CSS
4 27 (18.24%) AngularJS
5 25 (16.89%) LAMP
6 23 (15.54%) HTML5
6 23 (15.54%) Laravel
7 22 (14.86%) RESTful
8 20 (13.51%) CSS3
8 20 (13.51%) jQuery
9 18 (12.16%) Node.js
10 16 (10.81%) LAPP Stack
11 13 (8.78%) Django
12 11 (7.43%) Flask
12 11 (7.43%) Web Services
13 10 (6.76%) EclipseLink
13 10 (6.76%) JPA
14 9 (6.08%) RabbitMQ
14 9 (6.08%) Spring
15 8 (5.41%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 10 (6.76%) NHS
2 5 (3.38%) Replication
2 5 (3.38%) User Experience
3 4 (2.70%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (1.35%) Algorithms
4 2 (1.35%) Clustering
4 2 (1.35%) Computer Science
4 2 (1.35%) Data Structures
4 2 (1.35%) Mobile App
4 2 (1.35%) RIA
5 1 (0.68%) Digital Media
5 1 (0.68%) Reference Data
5 1 (0.68%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 35 (23.65%) Linux
2 5 (3.38%) CoreOS
2 5 (3.38%) Windows
3 3 (2.03%) Unix
4 2 (1.35%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (0.68%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 73 (49.32%) Agile Software Development
2 48 (32.43%) MVC
3 28 (18.92%) Software Engineering
4 25 (16.89%) TDD
5 13 (8.78%) Continuous Integration
6 12 (8.11%) Open Source
6 12 (8.11%) Regression Testing
6 12 (8.11%) Unit Testing
6 12 (8.11%) Web Development
7 11 (7.43%) DevOps
7 11 (7.43%) Performance Testing
7 11 (7.43%) SOLID
8 10 (6.76%) BDD
8 10 (6.76%) Scrum
9 9 (6.08%) Load Balancing
10 8 (5.41%) E-Commerce
10 8 (5.41%) Technical Architecture
11 7 (4.73%) Configuration Management
11 7 (4.73%) SDLC
12 6 (4.05%) B2C
Programming Languages
1 83 (56.08%) JavaScript
2 61 (41.22%) Java
3 50 (33.78%) Python
4 33 (22.30%) SQL
5 9 (6.08%) C#
6 8 (5.41%) Bash Shell
6 8 (5.41%) Ruby
7 7 (4.73%) Scala
8 4 (2.70%) C++
8 4 (2.70%) Go
9 2 (1.35%) ECMAScript
9 2 (1.35%) Groovy
10 1 (0.68%) Korn
10 1 (0.68%) Perl
10 1 (0.68%) PL/SQL
10 1 (0.68%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 7 (4.73%) Security Cleared
2 3 (2.03%) BPSS Clearance
3 1 (0.68%) AWS Certification
3 1 (0.68%) ISEB
3 1 (0.68%) ISTQB
3 1 (0.68%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.35%) Disclosure Scotland
1 2 (1.35%) QA
2 1 (0.68%) Data Quality
System Software
1 30 (20.27%) Docker
2 5 (3.38%) HDFS
2 5 (3.38%) VirtualBox
2 5 (3.38%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 15 (10.14%) Nagios
2 12 (8.11%) Opscode Chef
3 11 (7.43%) Puppet
3 11 (7.43%) Salt
4 10 (6.76%) Ansible
5 8 (5.41%) ZABBIX
6 5 (3.38%) Kubernetes
7 1 (0.68%) Graphite
7 1 (0.68%) Opsview
Vendors
1 29 (19.59%) Zend
2 18 (12.16%) Splunk
3 12 (8.11%) Google
3 12 (8.11%) Rackspace
4 11 (7.43%) Oracle
5 10 (6.76%) SaltStack
6 8 (5.41%) New Relic
7 7 (4.73%) Microsoft
8 5 (3.38%) VMware
9 2 (1.35%) Red Hat
10 1 (0.68%) SAP
Leeds, West Yorkshire
The Bridge Ltd
Rate: Unspecified Neg
Posted: 7 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
TEKsystems
Rate: £400 - £430 per day
Posted: 7 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Experis Ltd
Rate: £400.00 - £440.00 per day
Posted: 10 hours ago
Leeds
Lawrence Harvey
Rate: £300 - £400 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
The Bridge Ltd
Rate: Unspecified Neg
Posted: 6 days ago