Period
to 18 November 2017

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 18 November 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.

PHP
Yorkshire > West Yorkshire
6 months to
18 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 54 69 66
Rank change year-on-year +15 -3 -18
Contract jobs citing PHP 119 114 133
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in West Yorkshire 3.97% 3.14% 2.98%
As % of the Programming Languages category 9.58% 7.05% 7.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 81 92 108
West Yorkshire median daily rate £375 £325 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +15.38% -7.14% +7.69%
10th Percentile £275 £214 £250
90th Percentile £500 £438 £515
Yorkshire median daily rate £363 £340 £350
% change year-on-year +6.62% -2.86% +8.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 4
West Yorkshire median hourly rate - - £17.50
Yorkshire median hourly rate - - £17.50

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 1242 1617 1774
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in West Yorkshire 41.41% 44.52% 39.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 939 1130 1203
West Yorkshire median daily rate £400 £400 £353
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +13.48% +8.46%
10th Percentile £300 £281 £269
90th Percentile £525 £525 £515
Yorkshire median daily rate £400 £400 £355
% change year-on-year - +12.68% +9.23%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 7 25
West Yorkshire median hourly rate £40.00 £13.50 £19.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +196.30% -30.77% -18.75%
10th Percentile £32.00 £12.90 £12.40
90th Percentile £40.40 £32.50 £47.50
Yorkshire median hourly rate £40.00 £14.87 £20.00
% change year-on-year +169.09% -25.68% -20.00%

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 18 November 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 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 18 November 2017. 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 +15 110 £375 +15.38% 27
Huddersfield - 5 £356 -
Bradford +16 1 - -
Halifax +14 1 - - 1
PHP
Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 18 November 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 76 (63.87%) JavaScript
2 67 (56.30%) HTML
3 48 (40.34%) Agile Software Development
4 46 (38.66%) Python
5 39 (32.77%) Java
6 37 (31.09%) MySQL
7 36 (30.25%) CSS
8 34 (28.57%) Git (software)
8 34 (28.57%) React
9 32 (26.89%) Node.js
10 30 (25.21%) Bash Shell
11 29 (24.37%) Linux
11 29 (24.37%) MVC
12 26 (21.85%) Jenkins
13 24 (20.17%) Symfony
14 23 (19.33%) Docker
14 23 (19.33%) DevOps
15 22 (18.49%) AngularJS
16 21 (17.65%) Ruby
17 19 (15.97%) TDD
18 18 (15.13%) Unix
18 18 (15.13%) Opscode Chef
18 18 (15.13%) HTML5
18 18 (15.13%) Test Automation
19 17 (14.29%) CSS3
19 17 (14.29%) XML
20 16 (13.45%) OO
20 16 (13.45%) Splunk
21 15 (12.61%) Marketing
21 15 (12.61%) Test Scripting

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 6 (5.04%) WordPress
2 4 (3.36%) Drupal
3 3 (2.52%) Apache
4 2 (1.68%) nginx
5 1 (0.84%) CMS
5 1 (0.84%) Confluence
5 1 (0.84%) Joomla!
Applications
1 3 (2.52%) Photoshop
2 2 (1.68%) Adobe After Effects
2 2 (1.68%) Adobe Illustrator
Business Applications
1 6 (5.04%) Magento
2 2 (1.68%) Payment Gateway
Cloud Services
1 11 (9.24%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (2.52%) AWS Lambda
2 3 (2.52%) Google Cloud Platform
2 3 (2.52%) IaaS
2 3 (2.52%) Loggly
2 3 (2.52%) Serverless
2 3 (2.52%) Sumo Logic
3 1 (0.84%) Amazon EC2
3 1 (0.84%) Amazon S3
3 1 (0.84%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
3 1 (0.84%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 8 (6.72%) 3G
1 8 (6.72%) GPRS
1 8 (6.72%) GSM
1 8 (6.72%) LAN
1 8 (6.72%) LTE
1 8 (6.72%) SGSN
1 8 (6.72%) WAN
1 8 (6.72%) Wireless
2 3 (2.52%) DNS
2 3 (2.52%) Firewall
3 2 (1.68%) Network Security
4 1 (0.84%) FTP
4 1 (0.84%) HTTP
4 1 (0.84%) SMTP
4 1 (0.84%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 37 (31.09%) MySQL
2 7 (5.88%) MongoDB
2 7 (5.88%) Redis
3 2 (1.68%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 34 (28.57%) Git (software)
2 26 (21.85%) Jenkins
3 13 (10.92%) Selenium
4 10 (8.40%) Hudson
4 10 (8.40%) WebDriver
5 9 (7.56%) Cucumber
5 9 (7.56%) gulp
6 7 (5.88%) Jasmine
6 7 (5.88%) Karma Test Runner
6 7 (5.88%) PHPUnit
7 6 (5.04%) AppVeyor
7 6 (5.04%) CircleCI
8 4 (3.36%) Maven
9 3 (2.52%) Mocha
9 3 (2.52%) Protractor
9 3 (2.52%) Vagrant
10 2 (1.68%) Bitbucket
10 2 (1.68%) Grunt
10 2 (1.68%) JIRA
11 1 (0.84%) Subversion
General
1 15 (12.61%) Marketing
2 10 (8.40%) Finance
3 8 (6.72%) Electronics
3 8 (6.72%) Manufacturing
3 8 (6.72%) Telecoms
4 4 (3.36%) Games
5 2 (1.68%) Retail
Job Titles
1 71 (59.66%) Developer
2 49 (41.18%) PHP Developer
3 17 (14.29%) DevOps Engineer
4 10 (8.40%) Tester
5 9 (7.56%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
5 9 (7.56%) JavaScript Developer
6 8 (6.72%) 3rd Line Support
6 8 (6.72%) 3rd Line Technical Support
6 8 (6.72%) Automation Tester
6 8 (6.72%) Technical Support
7 7 (5.88%) MySQL Developer
7 7 (5.88%) PHP MySQL Developer
8 6 (5.04%) Full Stack Developer
8 6 (5.04%) Node.js Developer
9 5 (4.20%) Platform Engineer
10 4 (3.36%) Magento Developer
10 4 (3.36%) Selenium Automation Tester
10 4 (3.36%) Selenium Tester
10 4 (3.36%) WordPress Developer
11 3 (2.52%) Symfony Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 67 (56.30%) HTML
2 36 (30.25%) CSS
3 34 (28.57%) React
4 32 (26.89%) Node.js
5 24 (20.17%) Symfony
6 22 (18.49%) AngularJS
7 18 (15.13%) HTML5
8 17 (14.29%) CSS3
8 17 (14.29%) XML
9 12 (10.08%) Laravel
10 7 (5.88%) .NET
10 7 (5.88%) jQuery
10 7 (5.88%) Redux
11 6 (5.04%) JSON
11 6 (5.04%) LAMP
12 5 (4.20%) RabbitMQ
13 3 (2.52%) Elastic Stack
13 3 (2.52%) Memcached
13 3 (2.52%) Web Services
14 2 (1.68%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 13 (10.92%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (5.88%) User Experience
3 4 (3.36%) Enterprise Software
3 4 (3.36%) Greenfield Project
4 2 (1.68%) Clustering
4 2 (1.68%) Mobile App
4 2 (1.68%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 29 (24.37%) Linux
2 18 (15.13%) Unix
3 15 (12.61%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 12 (10.08%) Android
4 12 (10.08%) Apple iOS
5 8 (6.72%) Mac OS X
5 8 (6.72%) Windows
5 8 (6.72%) Windows Phone
6 3 (2.52%) CentOS
7 1 (0.84%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 48 (40.34%) Agile Software Development
2 29 (24.37%) MVC
3 23 (19.33%) DevOps
4 19 (15.97%) TDD
5 18 (15.13%) Test Automation
6 16 (13.45%) OO
7 15 (12.61%) Test Scripting
8 14 (11.76%) BDD
8 14 (11.76%) Stakeholder Management
9 13 (10.92%) Front End Development
9 13 (10.92%) SDLC
10 9 (7.56%) Software Engineering
10 9 (7.56%) Web Development
11 8 (6.72%) Business Intelligence
11 8 (6.72%) Digital Marketing
11 8 (6.72%) Programme Management
12 6 (5.04%) Configuration Management
12 6 (5.04%) Pair Programming
12 6 (5.04%) Web Operations
13 5 (4.20%) Continuous Integration
Programming Languages
1 76 (63.87%) JavaScript
2 46 (38.66%) Python
3 39 (32.77%) Java
4 30 (25.21%) Bash Shell
5 21 (17.65%) Ruby
6 8 (6.72%) Go
6 8 (6.72%) PowerShell
6 8 (6.72%) VB
7 5 (4.20%) PHP 5
7 5 (4.20%) PHP 7
8 4 (3.36%) Scala
8 4 (3.36%) SQL
9 3 (2.52%) C#
9 3 (2.52%) C++
10 2 (1.68%) Perl
11 1 (0.84%) ECMAScript
11 1 (0.84%) Groovy
11 1 (0.84%) Shell Script
System Software
1 23 (19.33%) Docker
Systems Management
1 18 (15.13%) Opscode Chef
2 12 (10.08%) Puppet
3 11 (9.24%) Ansible
4 8 (6.72%) AirWatch
5 4 (3.36%) Terraform
6 3 (2.52%) Grafana
6 3 (2.52%) Graphite
6 3 (2.52%) Nagios
6 3 (2.52%) Opsview
6 3 (2.52%) Prometheus
6 3 (2.52%) Rancher
6 3 (2.52%) ZABBIX
7 2 (1.68%) CFEngine
7 2 (1.68%) Kubernetes
7 2 (1.68%) Salt
8 1 (0.84%) Capistrano
8 1 (0.84%) Cobbler
Vendors
1 16 (13.45%) Splunk
2 8 (6.72%) MobileIron
2 8 (6.72%) SAP
3 6 (5.04%) New Relic
3 6 (5.04%) Xamarin
4 4 (3.36%) Google
5 3 (2.52%) Apple
5 3 (2.52%) Rackspace
6 2 (1.68%) Adobe
6 2 (1.68%) CheckPoint
6 2 (1.68%) Cisco
6 2 (1.68%) F5
6 2 (1.68%) Juniper
6 2 (1.68%) Red Hat
6 2 (1.68%) Zend
7 1 (0.84%) Capita