Period
to 20 September 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 20 September 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
20 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 41 45 54
Rank change year-on-year +4 +9 +1
Contract jobs citing PHP 179 125 151
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in West Yorkshire 5.12% 4.32% 3.82%
As % of the Programming Languages category 10.87% 10.32% 8.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 97 81 129
West Yorkshire median daily rate £388 £363 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.90% +3.57% -
10th Percentile £266 £269 £213
90th Percentile £475 £488 £450
Yorkshire median daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year +7.14% - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
West Yorkshire median hourly rate - - -
Yorkshire median hourly rate - - -

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 1,647 1,211 1,803
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in West Yorkshire 47.10% 41.89% 45.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,159 899 1,259
West Yorkshire median daily rate £413 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.13% - +14.29%
10th Percentile £313 £300 £296
90th Percentile £538 £525 £525
Yorkshire median daily rate £410 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +2.50% - +14.29%
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 5 6
West Yorkshire median hourly rate £17.00 £39.00 £14.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -56.41% +178.57% -33.33%
10th Percentile £12.94 £17.08 £12.88
90th Percentile £34.55 £41.90 £16.23
Yorkshire median hourly rate £21.33 £39.00 £15.38
% change year-on-year -45.32% +153.66% -32.19%

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 20 September 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 20 September 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 +7 160 £388 +6.23% 62
Huddersfield -15 6 £320 -10.18% 2
Wakefield +1 1 - - 4
Bradford -9 1 £320 - 3
PHP
Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 20 September 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.

1 106 (59.22%) JavaScript
2 84 (46.93%) MySQL
3 72 (40.22%) CSS
4 70 (39.11%) HTML
5 55 (30.73%) Agile Software Development
6 48 (26.82%) Amazon AWS
7 46 (25.70%) Git (software)
8 41 (22.91%) Docker
9 39 (21.79%) TDD
10 38 (21.23%) Laravel
11 33 (18.44%) Node.js
12 31 (17.32%) Zend
13 30 (16.76%) Continuous Integration
14 28 (15.64%) Test Automation
14 28 (15.64%) Front End Development
15 25 (13.97%) Doctrine
15 25 (13.97%) Python
15 25 (13.97%) E-Commerce
16 24 (13.41%) Java
17 23 (12.85%) WordPress
17 23 (12.85%) React
18 22 (12.29%) Microservices
18 22 (12.29%) DevOps
19 21 (11.73%) PHP 7
19 21 (11.73%) AngularJS
19 21 (11.73%) Magento
20 20 (11.17%) Jenkins
20 20 (11.17%) Go
20 20 (11.17%) PHPUnit
21 19 (10.61%) HTML5

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 23 (12.85%) WordPress
2 14 (7.82%) Confluence
3 9 (5.03%) CMS
4 7 (3.91%) Drupal
5 5 (2.79%) OpenStack
6 2 (1.12%) Apache
7 1 (0.56%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 1 (0.56%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 21 (11.73%) Magento
2 4 (2.23%) Payment Gateway
3 1 (0.56%) OpenCart
Cloud Services
1 48 (26.82%) Amazon AWS
2 13 (7.26%) Amazon EC2
3 10 (5.59%) Microsoft Azure
4 7 (3.91%) GitHub
5 5 (2.79%) Cloud Computing
5 5 (2.79%) IaaS
5 5 (2.79%) PaaS
6 4 (2.23%) AWS Lambda
7 3 (1.68%) AWS CloudFormation
7 3 (1.68%) CloudFront
7 3 (1.68%) npm
7 3 (1.68%) Trello
8 1 (0.56%) SaaS
8 1 (0.56%) Sage Pay
Communications & Networking
1 5 (2.79%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 84 (46.93%) MySQL
2 13 (7.26%) Amazon RDS
2 13 (7.26%) Redis
3 8 (4.47%) Relational Database
4 5 (2.79%) RDBMS
5 4 (2.23%) MongoDB
6 2 (1.12%) PostgreSQL
7 1 (0.56%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 46 (25.70%) Git (software)
2 20 (11.17%) Jenkins
2 20 (11.17%) PHPUnit
3 18 (10.06%) Selenium
4 17 (9.50%) JIRA
5 12 (6.70%) Vagrant
6 9 (5.03%) Gatling
6 9 (5.03%) JMeter
7 6 (3.35%) gulp
8 5 (2.79%) Grunt
9 4 (2.23%) Subversion
10 2 (1.12%) Mercurial
11 1 (0.56%) Ant
11 1 (0.56%) Bitbucket
11 1 (0.56%) Liquibase
11 1 (0.56%) webpack
11 1 (0.56%) Xcode
General
1 14 (7.82%) Marketing
2 10 (5.59%) Games
3 5 (2.79%) Retail
Job Titles
1 137 (76.54%) Developer
2 92 (51.40%) PHP Developer
3 17 (9.50%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
4 14 (7.82%) Magento Developer
5 11 (6.15%) WordPress Developer
6 9 (5.03%) DevOps Engineer
7 8 (4.47%) Full Stack Developer
7 8 (4.47%) Software Engineer
8 7 (3.91%) HTML CSS Developer
8 7 (3.91%) HTML Developer
8 7 (3.91%) MySQL Developer
8 7 (3.91%) PHP MySQL Developer
8 7 (3.91%) PHP WordPress Developer
8 7 (3.91%) Python Developer
9 6 (3.35%) JavaScript Developer
10 5 (2.79%) Analyst
10 5 (2.79%) Lead Developer
10 5 (2.79%) Lead PHP Developer
10 5 (2.79%) Systems Engineer
10 5 (2.79%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 72 (40.22%) CSS
2 70 (39.11%) HTML
3 38 (21.23%) Laravel
4 33 (18.44%) Node.js
5 25 (13.97%) Doctrine
6 23 (12.85%) React
7 21 (11.73%) AngularJS
8 19 (10.61%) HTML5
9 18 (10.06%) CSS3
10 17 (9.50%) RESTful
11 16 (8.94%) Symfony
12 14 (7.82%) jQuery
13 12 (6.70%) Kafka
13 12 (6.70%) LAMP
14 11 (6.15%) Sass
15 10 (5.59%) .NET
16 8 (4.47%) Express
16 8 (4.47%) GraphQL
16 8 (4.47%) Vue.js
17 7 (3.91%) Zend Framework
Miscellaneous
1 12 (6.70%) Greenfield Project
2 7 (3.91%) User Experience
3 5 (2.79%) Online Games
4 4 (2.23%) Analytical Skills
5 3 (1.68%) Mobile App
6 2 (1.12%) Computer Science
6 2 (1.12%) Enterprise Software
7 1 (0.56%) Algorithms
7 1 (0.56%) Data Structures
7 1 (0.56%) e-Learning
7 1 (0.56%) Fintech
7 1 (0.56%) iPhone
7 1 (0.56%) Management Information System
7 1 (0.56%) NHS
7 1 (0.56%) Robotics
7 1 (0.56%) Social Media
7 1 (0.56%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 18 (10.06%) Linux
2 11 (6.15%) VMS
3 10 (5.59%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 6 (3.35%) Android
4 6 (3.35%) Apple iOS
5 2 (1.12%) Unix
6 1 (0.56%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 55 (30.73%) Agile Software Development
2 39 (21.79%) TDD
3 30 (16.76%) Continuous Integration
4 28 (15.64%) Front End Development
4 28 (15.64%) Test Automation
5 25 (13.97%) E-Commerce
6 22 (12.29%) DevOps
6 22 (12.29%) Microservices
7 17 (9.50%) Software Engineering
8 15 (8.38%) Configuration Management
8 15 (8.38%) Non-Functional Testing
8 15 (8.38%) Pair Programming
9 13 (7.26%) MVC
9 13 (7.26%) OO
9 13 (7.26%) Software Architecture
9 13 (7.26%) Unit Testing
10 12 (6.70%) CQRS
10 12 (6.70%) Domain-Driven Design
11 10 (5.59%) Load Testing
11 10 (5.59%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 106 (59.22%) JavaScript
2 25 (13.97%) Python
3 24 (13.41%) Java
4 21 (11.73%) PHP 7
5 20 (11.17%) Go
6 11 (6.15%) Bash Shell
7 10 (5.59%) Ruby
8 7 (3.91%) PHP 5
9 6 (3.35%) Perl
9 6 (3.35%) Shell Script
9 6 (3.35%) SQL
10 4 (2.23%) C#
11 1 (0.56%) C++
Qualifications
1 9 (5.03%) Security Cleared
2 7 (3.91%) SC Cleared
3 4 (2.23%) BPSS Clearance
4 3 (1.68%) BC Cleared
4 3 (1.68%) Degree
5 2 (1.12%) Computer Science Degree
6 1 (0.56%) CISSP
6 1 (0.56%) Master's Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (2.23%) QA
2 3 (1.68%) Disclosure Scotland
2 3 (1.68%) SLA
3 1 (0.56%) PMO
3 1 (0.56%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 41 (22.91%) Docker
2 5 (2.79%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 19 (10.61%) Puppet
2 15 (8.38%) Opscode Chef
2 15 (8.38%) Terraform
3 13 (7.26%) Ansible
4 11 (6.15%) Salt
5 9 (5.03%) Grafana
5 9 (5.03%) ZABBIX
6 6 (3.35%) Prometheus
7 5 (2.79%) CFEngine
7 5 (2.79%) Rancher
8 1 (0.56%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 31 (17.32%) Zend
2 10 (5.59%) Red Hat
3 3 (1.68%) Xamarin
4 1 (0.56%) Atlassian
4 1 (0.56%) Blue Prism
4 1 (0.56%) Google
4 1 (0.56%) Oracle
4 1 (0.56%) PayPal
4 1 (0.56%) Rackspace
4 1 (0.56%) Sage
4 1 (0.56%) ServiceNow
4 1 (0.56%) WooCommerce
4 1 (0.56%) WorldPay