Period
to 17 February 2019

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 17 February 2019 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
17 Feb 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 69 63 46
Rank change year-on-year -6 -17 +34
Contract jobs citing PHP 95 112 125
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in West Yorkshire 2.92% 3.49% 4.14%
As % of the Programming Languages category 6.76% 8.15% 9.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 49 80 100
West Yorkshire median daily rate £375 £425 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -11.76% +13.33% +15.38%
10th Percentile £263 £275 £285
90th Percentile £468 £528 £521
Yorkshire median daily rate £350 £425 £375
% change year-on-year -17.65% +13.33% +15.38%
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 1,405 1,374 1,327
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in West Yorkshire 43.22% 42.87% 43.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 978 1,008 913
West Yorkshire median daily rate £413 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.13% - +6.67%
10th Percentile £313 £281 £284
90th Percentile £538 £538 £538
Yorkshire median daily rate £413 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +3.13% - +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 26 22 13
West Yorkshire median hourly rate £20.25 £40.00 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -49.39% +110.53% +2.70%
10th Percentile £14.74 £39.10 £11.15
90th Percentile £46.13 £40.90 £32.25
Yorkshire median hourly rate £20.25 £40.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year -49.39% +110.53% -5.00%

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 17 February 2019.

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 17 February 2019. 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 -4 86 £363 -16.37% 40
Wakefield 0 1 - - 4
Bingley - 1 £375 -
PHP
Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 17 February 2019, 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 59 (62.11%) JavaScript
2 39 (41.05%) MySQL
3 36 (37.89%) Agile Software Development
4 35 (36.84%) HTML
5 34 (35.79%) CSS
6 26 (27.37%) Laravel
7 23 (24.21%) TDD
7 23 (24.21%) Amazon AWS
8 20 (21.05%) CMS
9 17 (17.89%) Java
9 17 (17.89%) Docker
9 17 (17.89%) React
10 16 (16.84%) E-Commerce
10 16 (16.84%) Git (software)
11 15 (15.79%) WordPress
11 15 (15.79%) Python
12 14 (14.74%) Software Engineering
13 12 (12.63%) .NET
13 12 (12.63%) Web Development
13 12 (12.63%) JIRA
13 12 (12.63%) jQuery
13 12 (12.63%) DevOps
13 12 (12.63%) PHP 7
14 11 (11.58%) Vue.js
14 11 (11.58%) Continuous Integration
15 10 (10.53%) Zend
15 10 (10.53%) Confluence
15 10 (10.53%) Test Automation
15 10 (10.53%) Non-Functional Testing
16 9 (9.47%) Node.js

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 20 (21.05%) CMS
2 15 (15.79%) WordPress
3 10 (10.53%) Confluence
4 3 (3.16%) Drupal
4 3 (3.16%) Jadu
5 2 (2.11%) TYPO3
6 1 (1.05%) Apache
6 1 (1.05%) Apache Solr
6 1 (1.05%) nginx
6 1 (1.05%) Oracle Workflow
6 1 (1.05%) SharePoint
6 1 (1.05%) SilverStripe
6 1 (1.05%) Tomcat
Applications
1 1 (1.05%) Adobe Creative Suite
1 1 (1.05%) InVision
Business Applications
1 8 (8.42%) Magento
2 3 (3.16%) Payment Gateway
3 2 (2.11%) OpenCart
Cloud Services
1 23 (24.21%) Amazon AWS
2 8 (8.42%) Amazon EC2
3 6 (6.32%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (1.05%) AWS CloudFormation
4 1 (1.05%) GitHub
4 1 (1.05%) Google Cloud Platform
4 1 (1.05%) IaaS
4 1 (1.05%) npm
4 1 (1.05%) PaaS
4 1 (1.05%) SaaS
4 1 (1.05%) Sage Pay
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.05%) DNS
1 1 (1.05%) Internet
1 1 (1.05%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 39 (41.05%) MySQL
2 8 (8.42%) Amazon RDS
3 5 (5.26%) Redis
4 1 (1.05%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 16 (16.84%) Git (software)
2 12 (12.63%) JIRA
3 9 (9.47%) Vagrant
4 8 (8.42%) PHPUnit
4 8 (8.42%) Selenium
5 4 (4.21%) Gatling
5 4 (4.21%) Grunt
5 4 (4.21%) JMeter
5 4 (4.21%) Subversion
6 3 (3.16%) gulp
7 2 (2.11%) Jenkins
7 2 (2.11%) Mercurial
8 1 (1.05%) Balsamiq Mockups
8 1 (1.05%) Maven
8 1 (1.05%) SonarQube
8 1 (1.05%) Sonatype Nexus
8 1 (1.05%) Visual Studio Team System
8 1 (1.05%) Xcode
General
1 5 (5.26%) Advertising
2 4 (4.21%) Marketing
3 2 (2.11%) Retail
4 1 (1.05%) Finance
4 1 (1.05%) Law
4 1 (1.05%) Manufacturing
4 1 (1.05%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 75 (78.95%) Developer
2 44 (46.32%) PHP Developer
3 9 (9.47%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
4 6 (6.32%) Full Stack Developer
5 5 (5.26%) Python Engineer
5 5 (5.26%) Python Software Engineer
5 5 (5.26%) Software Engineer
6 4 (4.21%) Magento Developer
6 4 (4.21%) PHP Laravel Developer
6 4 (4.21%) Web Developer
6 4 (4.21%) WordPress Developer
7 3 (3.16%) DevOps Engineer
7 3 (3.16%) Front End Web Developer (Client-Side Developer)
7 3 (3.16%) Head of Development
7 3 (3.16%) Java Developer
7 3 (3.16%) Tester
8 2 (2.11%) JavaScript Developer
8 2 (2.11%) Performance Tester
8 2 (2.11%) Python Developer
8 2 (2.11%) UI Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 35 (36.84%) HTML
2 34 (35.79%) CSS
3 26 (27.37%) Laravel
4 17 (17.89%) React
5 12 (12.63%) .NET
5 12 (12.63%) jQuery
6 11 (11.58%) Vue.js
7 9 (9.47%) Doctrine
7 9 (9.47%) Node.js
8 8 (8.42%) AngularJS
9 7 (7.37%) Django
9 7 (7.37%) HTML5
10 6 (6.32%) GraphQL
11 5 (5.26%) Kafka
11 5 (5.26%) Sass
11 5 (5.26%) XML
12 4 (4.21%) Ajax
12 4 (4.21%) JSON
12 4 (4.21%) Twitter Bootstrap
13 3 (3.16%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 7 (7.37%) User Experience
2 6 (6.32%) Greenfield Project
3 4 (4.21%) Mobile App
4 2 (2.11%) Algorithms
4 2 (2.11%) Data Structures
5 1 (1.05%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (1.05%) Fintech
5 1 (1.05%) Hybrid Cloud
5 1 (1.05%) iPhone
5 1 (1.05%) Management Information System
5 1 (1.05%) Robotics
5 1 (1.05%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 8 (8.42%) Linux
1 8 (8.42%) VMS
2 3 (3.16%) Unix
3 2 (2.11%) Android
4 1 (1.05%) Apple iOS
4 1 (1.05%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 36 (37.89%) Agile Software Development
2 23 (24.21%) TDD
3 16 (16.84%) E-Commerce
4 14 (14.74%) Software Engineering
5 12 (12.63%) DevOps
5 12 (12.63%) Web Development
6 11 (11.58%) Continuous Integration
7 10 (10.53%) Non-Functional Testing
7 10 (10.53%) Test Automation
8 9 (9.47%) Microservices
9 8 (8.42%) CQRS
9 8 (8.42%) Domain-Driven Design
9 8 (8.42%) Pair Programming
9 8 (8.42%) Unit Testing
10 7 (7.37%) Front End Development
11 6 (6.32%) BDD
11 6 (6.32%) Content Management
11 6 (6.32%) MVC
12 5 (5.26%) Responsive Web Design
13 4 (4.21%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 59 (62.11%) JavaScript
2 17 (17.89%) Java
3 15 (15.79%) Python
4 12 (12.63%) PHP 7
5 6 (6.32%) C#
5 6 (6.32%) Go
6 3 (3.16%) Ruby
6 3 (3.16%) SQL
7 2 (2.11%) Java 8
7 2 (2.11%) Perl
7 2 (2.11%) PowerShell
8 1 (1.05%) Kotlin
8 1 (1.05%) PHP 5
8 1 (1.05%) R
Qualifications
1 3 (3.16%) Computer Science Degree
1 3 (3.16%) Degree
2 2 (2.11%) BPSS Clearance
2 2 (2.11%) SC Cleared
2 2 (2.11%) Security Cleared
3 1 (1.05%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.05%) GDPR
1 1 (1.05%) QA
1 1 (1.05%) Sarbanes-Oxley
1 1 (1.05%) SLA
System Software
1 17 (17.89%) Docker
2 1 (1.05%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 4 (4.21%) Grafana
1 4 (4.21%) Prometheus
1 4 (4.21%) ZABBIX
2 3 (3.16%) Ansible
2 3 (3.16%) Kubernetes
2 3 (3.16%) Opscode Chef
2 3 (3.16%) Puppet
3 2 (2.11%) Terraform
4 1 (1.05%) CFEngine
4 1 (1.05%) Mesos
4 1 (1.05%) Packer
4 1 (1.05%) Salt
Vendors
1 10 (10.53%) Zend
2 1 (1.05%) Adobe
2 1 (1.05%) Atlassian
2 1 (1.05%) Blue Prism
2 1 (1.05%) CA Agile Central
2 1 (1.05%) Google
2 1 (1.05%) Oracle
2 1 (1.05%) PayPal
2 1 (1.05%) Sage
2 1 (1.05%) ServiceNow
2 1 (1.05%) WorldPay