The median contractor rate for a PHP Developer was £395 per day in advertised job vacancies in Yorkshire during the 3 months to 27 March 2017.

The first table below provides contractor rate benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to 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 Developer
England / Yorkshire
3 months to
27 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 71 88 95
Rank change year-on-year +17 +7  
Contract jobs requiring a PHP Developer 53 54 41
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 2.50% 1.90% 1.52%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.57% 1.97% 1.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 35 43 25
Median daily rate £395 £345 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +14.49% +15.00%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £253 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £420 £440 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £325 £315 £300
% change year-on-year +3.17% +5.00%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.00 £33.00 £19.50
% change year-on-year -39.39% +69.23%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in contract job vacancies advertised in Yorkshire. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such, the figures in the first row provide an indication of the number of contract jobs in our overall sample.

Contract IT Job Roles
Yorkshire
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 2060 2742 2573
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Yorkshire 96.99% 96.55% 95.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 1273 1824 1622
Median daily rate £400 £380 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.26% +8.57%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £260 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £548 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 87 115 138
Median hourly rate £12.25 £14.48 £12.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -15.40% +15.84%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.30 £9.00 £9.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.00 £40.50 £35.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £20.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year -12.50% +17.64%  

PHP Developer
Job Vacancy Trend in Yorkshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Yorkshire that featured PHP Developer in the job title.

Job vacancy trend for PHP Developer in Yorkshire

PHP Developer
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Yorkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing PHP Developer in Yorkshire.

Contractor daily rate trend for PHP Developer in Yorkshire

PHP Developer
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Yorkshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing PHP Developer in Yorkshire over the 3 months to 27 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for PHP Developer in Yorkshire

PHP Developer
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Yorkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing PHP Developer in Yorkshire.

Contractor hourly rate trend for PHP Developer in Yorkshire

PHP Developer
Contract Job Locations in Yorkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing PHP Developer within the Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 27 March 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
West Yorkshire +40 49 £398 +7.43% 41
North Yorkshire -7 1 - - 1
South Yorkshire -10 1 £225 -12.19% 3
PHP Developer
England

PHP Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 27 March 2017, PHP Developer contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Yorkshire region featuring PHP Developer in the job title.

1 85 (100.00%) PHP
2 50 (58.82%) JavaScript
3 41 (48.24%) MVC
4 40 (47.06%) Symfony
5 37 (43.53%) MySQL
6 31 (36.47%) SQL
7 30 (35.29%) HTML
8 29 (34.12%) Agile Software Development
9 28 (32.94%) Python
10 27 (31.76%) CSS
11 26 (30.59%) Zend
12 24 (28.24%) NoSQL
13 23 (27.06%) Laravel
14 21 (24.71%) MongoDB
15 19 (22.35%) Software Engineering
16 18 (21.18%) RESTful
17 16 (18.82%) Java
18 14 (16.47%) TDD
19 13 (15.29%) LAMP
19 13 (15.29%) Git (software)
19 13 (15.29%) Django
19 13 (15.29%) Unit Testing
20 12 (14.12%) Redis
20 12 (14.12%) PHPUnit
20 12 (14.12%) Regression Testing
21 11 (12.94%) Continuous Integration
21 11 (12.94%) jQuery
21 11 (12.94%) Flask
21 11 (12.94%) SOLID
22 10 (11.76%) EclipseLink

PHP Developer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in 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 7 (8.24%) Apache
2 6 (7.06%) WordPress
3 4 (4.71%) Drupal
4 3 (3.53%) CMS
5 1 (1.18%) Confluence
5 1 (1.18%) Elasticsearch
5 1 (1.18%) Tornado
Business Applications
1 3 (3.53%) Magento
1 3 (3.53%) OpenCart
2 1 (1.18%) Payment Gateway
Cloud Services
1 3 (3.53%) GitHub
1 3 (3.53%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (2.35%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (2.35%) Google Cloud Platform
2 2 (2.35%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 10 (11.76%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 37 (43.53%) MySQL
2 24 (28.24%) NoSQL
3 21 (24.71%) MongoDB
4 12 (14.12%) Redis
5 5 (5.88%) Amazon DynamoDB
6 2 (2.35%) Relational Database
6 2 (2.35%) SQL Server
7 1 (1.18%) GIS
Development Applications
1 13 (15.29%) Git (software)
2 12 (14.12%) PHPUnit
3 3 (3.53%) Jenkins
4 2 (2.35%) Grunt
4 2 (2.35%) JIRA
4 2 (2.35%) Maven
5 1 (1.18%) Hudson
5 1 (1.18%) Mercurial
5 1 (1.18%) Selenium
5 1 (1.18%) Subversion
5 1 (1.18%) TeamCity
General
1 5 (5.88%) Advertising
2 3 (3.53%) Games
2 3 (3.53%) Telecoms
3 2 (2.35%) Manufacturing
4 1 (1.18%) Finance
4 1 (1.18%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 40 (47.06%) Symfony
2 30 (35.29%) HTML
3 27 (31.76%) CSS
4 23 (27.06%) Laravel
5 18 (21.18%) RESTful
6 13 (15.29%) Django
6 13 (15.29%) LAMP
7 11 (12.94%) Flask
7 11 (12.94%) jQuery
8 10 (11.76%) EclipseLink
8 10 (11.76%) JPA
9 9 (10.59%) AngularJS
10 5 (5.88%) HTML5
11 4 (4.71%) CodeIgniter
11 4 (4.71%) CSS3
12 3 (3.53%) REST
12 3 (3.53%) Twitter Bootstrap
12 3 (3.53%) Web Services
13 2 (2.35%) Sass
13 2 (2.35%) XHTML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (2.35%) NHS
2 1 (1.18%) Algorithms
2 1 (1.18%) Computer Science
2 1 (1.18%) Data Structures
2 1 (1.18%) User Experience
2 1 (1.18%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 10 (11.76%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 41 (48.24%) MVC
2 29 (34.12%) Agile Software Development
3 19 (22.35%) Software Engineering
4 14 (16.47%) TDD
5 13 (15.29%) Unit Testing
6 12 (14.12%) Regression Testing
7 11 (12.94%) Continuous Integration
7 11 (12.94%) SOLID
8 6 (7.06%) B2C
9 5 (5.88%) OO
9 5 (5.88%) OOP
9 5 (5.88%) SDLC
10 4 (4.71%) Web Development
11 3 (3.53%) BDD
11 3 (3.53%) E-Commerce
11 3 (3.53%) OO PHP
12 2 (2.35%) Configuration Management
12 2 (2.35%) Database Optimisation
12 2 (2.35%) Front End Development
12 2 (2.35%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 85 (100.00%) PHP
2 50 (58.82%) JavaScript
3 31 (36.47%) SQL
4 28 (32.94%) Python
5 16 (18.82%) Java
6 2 (2.35%) ECMAScript
6 2 (2.35%) Groovy
6 2 (2.35%) Ruby
6 2 (2.35%) Scala
7 1 (1.18%) C#
7 1 (1.18%) PHP 5
System Software
1 3 (3.53%) Docker
Systems Management
1 2 (2.35%) Ansible
1 2 (2.35%) Opscode Chef
1 2 (2.35%) Puppet
1 2 (2.35%) Salt
Vendors
1 26 (30.59%) Zend
2 2 (2.35%) Google
2 2 (2.35%) Rackspace
2 2 (2.35%) SaltStack
Leeds, West Yorkshire
The Bridge Ltd
Rate: Unspecified Neg
Posted: 16 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
TEKsystems
Rate: £400 - £430 per day
Posted: 15 hours ago
Kingston Upon Hull
Pearson Frank
Rate: £250 - £275 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
The Bridge Ltd
Rate: Unspecified Neg
Posted: 6 days ago