Period
to 20 November 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 November 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 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 52 51 72
Rank change year-on-year -1 +21 0
Contract jobs citing PHP 137 120 110
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in West Yorkshire 3.98% 3.97% 3.09%
As % of the Programming Languages category 8.93% 9.65% 6.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 83 82 89
West Yorkshire median daily rate £388 £375 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.33% +15.38% -7.14%
10th Percentile £268 £275 £223
90th Percentile £475 £500 £438
Yorkshire median daily rate £369 £363 £339
% change year-on-year +1.72% +7.01% -3.21%
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 1,535 1,244 1,588
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in West Yorkshire 44.60% 41.21% 44.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,083 938 1,105
West Yorkshire median daily rate £405 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.25% - +14.29%
10th Percentile £313 £300 £281
90th Percentile £536 £525 £525
Yorkshire median daily rate £400 £400 £400
Number of hourly rates quoted 24 8 7
West Yorkshire median hourly rate £17.91 £40.00 £13.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -55.23% +196.30% -30.77%
10th Percentile £13.81 £33.75 £12.90
90th Percentile £36.28 £40.30 £32.50
Yorkshire median hourly rate £20.25 £40.00 £14.87
% change year-on-year -49.39% +169.09% -24.73%

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 November 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 November 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 +5 124 £388 +3.33% 39
Wakefield - 1 - - 6
Bingley - 1 £375 -
PHP
Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 20 November 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 82 (59.85%) JavaScript
2 70 (51.09%) MySQL
3 58 (42.34%) HTML
4 55 (40.15%) CSS
5 49 (35.77%) Agile Software Development
6 41 (29.93%) Amazon AWS
7 33 (24.09%) Laravel
8 32 (23.36%) TDD
9 30 (21.90%) Continuous Integration
10 26 (18.98%) Zend
10 26 (18.98%) Docker
11 24 (17.52%) PHP 7
12 23 (16.79%) Front End Development
12 23 (16.79%) WordPress
12 23 (16.79%) Git (software)
12 23 (16.79%) E-Commerce
13 21 (15.33%) Doctrine
14 20 (14.60%) Test Automation
14 20 (14.60%) Java
14 20 (14.60%) Magento
15 19 (13.87%) JIRA
15 19 (13.87%) Pair Programming
15 19 (13.87%) Confluence
15 19 (13.87%) Non-Functional Testing
15 19 (13.87%) Microservices
16 18 (13.14%) React
16 18 (13.14%) Python
17 17 (12.41%) Unit Testing
17 17 (12.41%) DevOps
17 17 (12.41%) Amazon RDS

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 (16.79%) WordPress
2 19 (13.87%) Confluence
3 11 (8.03%) CMS
4 6 (4.38%) Drupal
5 3 (2.19%) Apache
6 2 (1.46%) OpenStack
7 1 (0.73%) nginx
7 1 (0.73%) Oracle Workflow
7 1 (0.73%) Tomcat
Applications
1 1 (0.73%) Adobe Creative Suite
1 1 (0.73%) InVision
1 1 (0.73%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 20 (14.60%) Magento
2 5 (3.65%) Payment Gateway
3 2 (1.46%) OpenCart
Cloud Services
1 41 (29.93%) Amazon AWS
2 17 (12.41%) Amazon EC2
3 6 (4.38%) Microsoft Azure
4 5 (3.65%) GitHub
5 3 (2.19%) IaaS
5 3 (2.19%) npm
5 3 (2.19%) PaaS
6 2 (1.46%) Cloud Computing
7 1 (0.73%) AWS CloudFormation
7 1 (0.73%) Google Cloud Platform
7 1 (0.73%) SaaS
7 1 (0.73%) Sage Pay
Communications & Networking
1 1 (0.73%) DNS
1 1 (0.73%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 70 (51.09%) MySQL
2 17 (12.41%) Amazon RDS
3 8 (5.84%) Redis
4 1 (0.73%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 23 (16.79%) Git (software)
2 19 (13.87%) JIRA
3 17 (12.41%) PHPUnit
4 16 (11.68%) Selenium
4 16 (11.68%) Vagrant
5 9 (6.57%) Gatling
5 9 (6.57%) JMeter
6 8 (5.84%) gulp
6 8 (5.84%) Jenkins
7 6 (4.38%) Grunt
8 4 (2.92%) Subversion
9 2 (1.46%) Mercurial
10 1 (0.73%) Balsamiq Mockups
10 1 (0.73%) Bitbucket
10 1 (0.73%) Maven
10 1 (0.73%) SonarQube
10 1 (0.73%) Sonatype Nexus
10 1 (0.73%) webpack
10 1 (0.73%) Xcode
General
1 10 (7.30%) Marketing
2 5 (3.65%) Games
3 4 (2.92%) Advertising
3 4 (2.92%) Retail
4 1 (0.73%) Finance
4 1 (0.73%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 108 (78.83%) Developer
2 67 (48.91%) PHP Developer
3 15 (10.95%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
4 12 (8.76%) Magento Developer
5 9 (6.57%) WordPress Developer
6 8 (5.84%) Full Stack Developer
7 7 (5.11%) MySQL Developer
7 7 (5.11%) PHP MySQL Developer
8 6 (4.38%) DevOps Engineer
8 6 (4.38%) HTML CSS Developer
8 6 (4.38%) HTML Developer
8 6 (4.38%) JavaScript Developer
9 5 (3.65%) Angular Developer
9 5 (3.65%) Lead PHP Developer
9 5 (3.65%) PHP Laravel Developer
9 5 (3.65%) PHP Symfony Developer
9 5 (3.65%) PHP WordPress Developer
9 5 (3.65%) Python Engineer
9 5 (3.65%) Python Software Engineer
9 5 (3.65%) Symfony Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 58 (42.34%) HTML
2 55 (40.15%) CSS
3 33 (24.09%) Laravel
4 21 (15.33%) Doctrine
5 18 (13.14%) React
6 15 (10.95%) HTML5
7 14 (10.22%) AngularJS
8 13 (9.49%) CSS3
9 12 (8.76%) Node.js
9 12 (8.76%) Sass
10 10 (7.30%) jQuery
11 9 (6.57%) .NET
11 9 (6.57%) Vue.js
12 8 (5.84%) GraphQL
12 8 (5.84%) LAMP
12 8 (5.84%) Symfony
13 7 (5.11%) Django
13 7 (5.11%) Kafka
13 7 (5.11%) RESTful
14 6 (4.38%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 8 (5.84%) User Experience
2 6 (4.38%) Greenfield Project
3 3 (2.19%) Computer Science
4 2 (1.46%) Algorithms
4 2 (1.46%) Data Structures
4 2 (1.46%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (0.73%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (0.73%) Hybrid Cloud
5 1 (0.73%) iPhone
5 1 (0.73%) Management Information System
5 1 (0.73%) Mobile App
5 1 (0.73%) Robotics
5 1 (0.73%) Social Media
5 1 (0.73%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 15 (10.95%) VMS
2 14 (10.22%) Linux
3 4 (2.92%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 3 (2.19%) Unix
5 2 (1.46%) Android
6 1 (0.73%) Apple iOS
6 1 (0.73%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 49 (35.77%) Agile Software Development
2 32 (23.36%) TDD
3 30 (21.90%) Continuous Integration
4 23 (16.79%) E-Commerce
4 23 (16.79%) Front End Development
5 20 (14.60%) Test Automation
6 19 (13.87%) Microservices
6 19 (13.87%) Non-Functional Testing
6 19 (13.87%) Pair Programming
7 17 (12.41%) DevOps
7 17 (12.41%) Unit Testing
8 16 (11.68%) CQRS
8 16 (11.68%) Domain-Driven Design
9 12 (8.76%) Software Engineering
10 10 (7.30%) BDD
10 10 (7.30%) Load Testing
10 10 (7.30%) Web Development
11 9 (6.57%) Defect Tracking
11 9 (6.57%) Performance Testing
11 9 (6.57%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 82 (59.85%) JavaScript
2 24 (17.52%) PHP 7
3 20 (14.60%) Java
4 18 (13.14%) Python
5 12 (8.76%) Go
6 6 (4.38%) Bash Shell
6 6 (4.38%) SQL
7 5 (3.65%) Ruby
8 4 (2.92%) C#
8 4 (2.92%) Perl
8 4 (2.92%) Shell Script
9 3 (2.19%) PHP 5
10 2 (1.46%) PowerShell
11 1 (0.73%) Java 8
11 1 (0.73%) R
Qualifications
1 6 (4.38%) SC Cleared
1 6 (4.38%) Security Cleared
2 5 (3.65%) BPSS Clearance
3 4 (2.92%) Degree
4 3 (2.19%) BC Cleared
4 3 (2.19%) Computer Science Degree
5 1 (0.73%) CISSP
5 1 (0.73%) Master's Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (2.19%) Disclosure Scotland
2 2 (1.46%) QA
3 1 (0.73%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 1 (0.73%) SLA
System Software
1 26 (18.98%) Docker
2 1 (0.73%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 9 (6.57%) Ansible
1 9 (6.57%) Grafana
1 9 (6.57%) Opscode Chef
1 9 (6.57%) Puppet
1 9 (6.57%) ZABBIX
2 7 (5.11%) Salt
3 6 (4.38%) Prometheus
4 3 (2.19%) CFEngine
4 3 (2.19%) Terraform
5 2 (1.46%) Kubernetes
6 1 (0.73%) Mesos
6 1 (0.73%) Packer
6 1 (0.73%) Rancher
Vendors
1 26 (18.98%) Zend
2 4 (2.92%) Red Hat
3 2 (1.46%) Google
4 1 (0.73%) Adobe
4 1 (0.73%) Atlassian
4 1 (0.73%) Blue Prism
4 1 (0.73%) CA Agile Central
4 1 (0.73%) Oracle
4 1 (0.73%) PayPal
4 1 (0.73%) Rackspace
4 1 (0.73%) Sage
4 1 (0.73%) ServiceNow
4 1 (0.73%) WorldPay