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 June 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
3 months to
27 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 31 44 54
Rank change year-on-year +13 +10  
Contract jobs citing PHP 82 85 67
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in West Yorkshire 5.71% 4.14% 3.19%
As % of the Programming Languages category 13.00% 8.99% 8.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 52 67 46
Median daily rate £356 £375 £310
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.00% +20.96%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £450 £518
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £328 £325
% change year-on-year +6.78% +0.84%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £47.50 £15.50 £39.00
% change year-on-year +206.45% -60.25%  

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 631 945 818
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in West Yorkshire 43.94% 46.05% 38.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 449 657 571
Median daily rate £400 £400 £330
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +21.21%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £315 £310 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +6.66% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 4 9
Median hourly rate £39.00 £14.88 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +162.18% -62.81%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.63 £13.75 £35.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £16.09 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £37.50 £37.00
% change year-on-year +13.33% +1.35%  

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 June 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 3 months to 27 June 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 +21 74 £363 -3.33% 38
Huddersfield - 8 £356 - 1
Halifax +8 1 - - 3
Wakefield -3 1 - - 2
PHP
Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 27 June 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.

1 107 (60.45%) JavaScript
2 86 (48.59%) Agile Software Development
3 84 (47.46%) Python
4 80 (45.20%) Java
5 69 (38.98%) Symfony
6 63 (35.59%) HTML
7 55 (31.07%) MVC
8 33 (18.64%) CSS
8 33 (18.64%) Test Automation
9 31 (17.51%) AngularJS
10 30 (16.95%) Laravel
10 30 (16.95%) Zend
10 30 (16.95%) MySQL
11 29 (16.38%) Git (software)
11 29 (16.38%) Docker
12 27 (15.25%) Jenkins
12 27 (15.25%) Software Engineering
13 25 (14.12%) Unix
14 23 (12.99%) Bash Shell
14 23 (12.99%) HTML5
15 22 (12.43%) Analytical Skills
16 21 (11.86%) Selenium
16 21 (11.86%) Node.js
16 21 (11.86%) Linux
17 20 (11.30%) XML
17 20 (11.30%) CSS3
18 19 (10.73%) BDD
18 19 (10.73%) NoSQL
18 19 (10.73%) SQL
18 19 (10.73%) TDD

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 15 (8.47%) WordPress
2 14 (7.91%) Apache
3 4 (2.26%) CMS
3 4 (2.26%) Drupal
4 3 (1.69%) Elasticsearch
4 3 (1.69%) SharePoint
5 2 (1.13%) Confluence
5 2 (1.13%) MS Exchange
5 2 (1.13%) Plone
5 2 (1.13%) SilverStripe
5 2 (1.13%) Tomcat
6 1 (0.56%) Apache Spark
6 1 (0.56%) nginx
6 1 (0.56%) OpenStack
6 1 (0.56%) SharePoint 2013
6 1 (0.56%) SharePoint Server
6 1 (0.56%) Tornado
6 1 (0.56%) TYPO3
6 1 (0.56%) Umbraco
Applications
1 1 (0.56%) Adobe After Effects
1 1 (0.56%) Adobe Illustrator
1 1 (0.56%) InfoPath
1 1 (0.56%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 9 (5.08%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 4 (2.26%) Magento
3 3 (1.69%) OpenCart
3 3 (1.69%) Payment Gateway
Cloud Services
1 10 (5.65%) Microsoft Azure
2 9 (5.08%) GitHub
3 8 (4.52%) Amazon AWS
4 6 (3.39%) Google Cloud Platform
4 6 (3.39%) IaaS
5 4 (2.26%) Loggly
5 4 (2.26%) Sumo Logic
6 2 (1.13%) SaaS
7 1 (0.56%) Amazon ELB
7 1 (0.56%) Amazon S3
7 1 (0.56%) Amazon SQS
7 1 (0.56%) AWS CloudFormation
7 1 (0.56%) AWS Lambda
7 1 (0.56%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 8 (4.52%) 3G
1 8 (4.52%) GPRS
1 8 (4.52%) GSM
1 8 (4.52%) LAN
1 8 (4.52%) LTE
1 8 (4.52%) SGSN
1 8 (4.52%) WAN
1 8 (4.52%) Wireless
2 7 (3.95%) HTTP
3 3 (1.69%) Internet
3 3 (1.69%) Intranet
4 2 (1.13%) OpenLDAP
5 1 (0.56%) DNS
5 1 (0.56%) Firewall
5 1 (0.56%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 30 (16.95%) MySQL
2 19 (10.73%) NoSQL
3 16 (9.04%) MongoDB
4 13 (7.34%) Relational Database
5 12 (6.78%) Redis
6 5 (2.82%) Amazon DynamoDB
6 5 (2.82%) Oracle Database
6 5 (2.82%) RDBMS
7 4 (2.26%) Apache Cassandra
7 4 (2.26%) Riak
8 3 (1.69%) PostgreSQL
9 1 (0.56%) GIS
9 1 (0.56%) Hadoop
9 1 (0.56%) HBase
9 1 (0.56%) SQL Server
9 1 (0.56%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 29 (16.38%) Git (software)
2 27 (15.25%) Jenkins
3 21 (11.86%) Selenium
4 18 (10.17%) Hudson
5 17 (9.60%) Cucumber
5 17 (9.60%) WebDriver
6 12 (6.78%) PHPUnit
7 8 (4.52%) Grunt
7 8 (4.52%) Maven
8 5 (2.82%) JIRA
9 4 (2.26%) gulp
9 4 (2.26%) Vagrant
10 2 (1.13%) Jasmine
10 2 (1.13%) Karma Test Runner
10 2 (1.13%) Mercurial
10 2 (1.13%) Mocha
10 2 (1.13%) Protractor
10 2 (1.13%) Subversion
11 1 (0.56%) JMeter
11 1 (0.56%) Visual Studio
General
1 16 (9.04%) Marketing
1 16 (9.04%) Telecoms
2 12 (6.78%) Finance
3 9 (5.08%) Electronics
3 9 (5.08%) Manufacturing
4 8 (4.52%) Games
5 1 (0.56%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 127 (71.75%) Developer
2 88 (49.72%) PHP Developer
3 16 (9.04%) Tester
4 14 (7.91%) Automation Tester
5 13 (7.34%) Python Developer
6 12 (6.78%) Software Engineer
7 11 (6.21%) JavaScript Developer
8 10 (5.65%) PHP Software Engineer
9 9 (5.08%) Full Stack Developer
9 9 (5.08%) Java Developer
10 8 (4.52%) 3rd Line Support
10 8 (4.52%) 3rd Line Technical Support
10 8 (4.52%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
10 8 (4.52%) Selenium Automation Tester
10 8 (4.52%) Selenium Tester
10 8 (4.52%) Technical Support
10 8 (4.52%) WordPress Developer
11 7 (3.95%) Architect
11 7 (3.95%) Development Engineer
11 7 (3.95%) Software Development Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 69 (38.98%) Symfony
2 63 (35.59%) HTML
3 33 (18.64%) CSS
4 31 (17.51%) AngularJS
5 30 (16.95%) Laravel
6 23 (12.99%) HTML5
7 21 (11.86%) Node.js
8 20 (11.30%) CSS3
8 20 (11.30%) XML
9 18 (10.17%) RESTful
10 17 (9.60%) jQuery
10 17 (9.60%) LAMP
10 17 (9.60%) RabbitMQ
11 16 (9.04%) React
12 11 (6.21%) CodeIgniter
13 9 (5.08%) Django
13 9 (5.08%) Spring
14 7 (3.95%) Flask
14 7 (3.95%) Web Services
15 6 (3.39%) EclipseLink
Miscellaneous
1 22 (12.43%) Analytical Skills
2 8 (4.52%) User Experience
3 7 (3.95%) Greenfield Project
4 5 (2.82%) NHS
5 2 (1.13%) Algorithms
5 2 (1.13%) Blackberry
5 2 (1.13%) Computer Science
5 2 (1.13%) Data Structures
6 1 (0.56%) BYOD
6 1 (0.56%) Fintech
6 1 (0.56%) Mobile App
6 1 (0.56%) Replication
6 1 (0.56%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 25 (14.12%) Unix
2 21 (11.86%) Linux
3 12 (6.78%) Windows
4 8 (4.52%) Android
4 8 (4.52%) Apple iOS
4 8 (4.52%) Mac OS X
4 8 (4.52%) Windows Phone
5 1 (0.56%) CentOS
5 1 (0.56%) CoreOS
5 1 (0.56%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 86 (48.59%) Agile Software Development
2 55 (31.07%) MVC
3 33 (18.64%) Test Automation
4 27 (15.25%) Software Engineering
5 19 (10.73%) BDD
5 19 (10.73%) SDLC
5 19 (10.73%) TDD
6 16 (9.04%) Test Scripting
7 14 (7.91%) Stakeholder Management
8 13 (7.34%) Regression Testing
9 11 (6.21%) Front End Development
9 11 (6.21%) Unit Testing
10 10 (5.65%) High Availability
10 10 (5.65%) OO
10 10 (5.65%) OO PHP
10 10 (5.65%) Web Development
11 9 (5.08%) Business Intelligence
11 9 (5.08%) Continuous Integration
11 9 (5.08%) Digital Marketing
11 9 (5.08%) Programme Management
Programming Languages
1 107 (60.45%) JavaScript
2 84 (47.46%) Python
3 80 (45.20%) Java
4 23 (12.99%) Bash Shell
5 19 (10.73%) SQL
6 11 (6.21%) Ruby
7 10 (5.65%) Scala
8 8 (4.52%) PowerShell
8 8 (4.52%) VB
9 6 (3.39%) C#
9 6 (3.39%) ECMAScript
9 6 (3.39%) Groovy
10 4 (2.26%) C++
11 3 (1.69%) Go
12 1 (0.56%) Elixir
12 1 (0.56%) Korn
12 1 (0.56%) PL/SQL
12 1 (0.56%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 2 (1.13%) Security Cleared
2 1 (0.56%) AWS Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.13%) QA
System Software
1 29 (16.38%) Docker
2 1 (0.56%) HDFS
2 1 (0.56%) VirtualBox
2 1 (0.56%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 12 (6.78%) Ansible
2 10 (5.65%) Puppet
3 8 (4.52%) AirWatch
3 8 (4.52%) Opscode Chef
3 8 (4.52%) Salt
4 5 (2.82%) Nagios
5 4 (2.26%) ZABBIX
6 3 (1.69%) Prometheus
7 2 (1.13%) Kubernetes
8 1 (0.56%) Graphite
8 1 (0.56%) Opsview
Vendors
1 30 (16.95%) Zend
2 11 (6.21%) Oracle
3 9 (5.08%) Google
3 9 (5.08%) SAP
4 8 (4.52%) MobileIron
4 8 (4.52%) Rackspace
5 6 (3.39%) Microsoft
5 6 (3.39%) SaltStack
5 6 (3.39%) Splunk
6 5 (2.82%) Apple
7 4 (2.26%) New Relic
8 1 (0.56%) Adobe
8 1 (0.56%) VMware
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