Period
to 18 November 2017

The median contractor rate for a PHP Developer was £325 per day in advertised job vacancies in Yorkshire during the 6 months to 18 November 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
6 months to
18 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 117 106 124
Rank change year-on-year -11 +18 +10
Contract jobs requiring a PHP Developer 72 108 93
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 1.65% 1.97% 1.50%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.71% 2.05% 1.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 48 82 66
Yorkshire median daily rate £325 £325 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +8.33% -
10th Percentile £246 £191 £225
90th Percentile £388 £425 £413
England median daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year - +7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Yorkshire median hourly rate - - -
England median hourly rate £37.50 £15.25 £35.00
% change year-on-year +145.90% -56.43% +16.67%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Yorkshire. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title that can be normalized. As such, the figures in the second row provide an indication of the number of contract jobs in our overall sample.

All Contract IT Job Vacancies
Yorkshire
Contract vacancies in Yorkshire with a recognized job title 4222 5262 5912
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.68% 96.09% 95.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 2801 3391 3946
Yorkshire median daily rate £400 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +6.67% +7.14%
10th Percentile £223 £250 £250
90th Percentile £545 £538 £525
England median daily rate £450 £425 £413
% change year-on-year +5.88% +3.03% +3.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 137 201 319
Yorkshire median hourly rate £14.20 £14.00 £13.60
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +1.43% +2.98% +0.70%
10th Percentile £10.00 £9.42 £9.00
90th Percentile £36.79 £29.50 £28.80
England median hourly rate £18.66 £18.50 £17.89
% change year-on-year +0.84% +3.41% +8.42%

PHP Developer
Job Vacancy Trend in Yorkshire

Job postings that featured PHP Developer in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire.

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 6 months to 18 November 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 contractor hourly rates quoted in IT 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 6 months to 18 November 2017. 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
West Yorkshire +17 49 £338 +8.00% 18
South Yorkshire -25 10 £238 -20.83% 5
North Yorkshire +10 9 £325 - 4
East Yorkshire - 1 £313 - 2
PHP Developer
England

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

For the 6 months to 18 November 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 72 (100.00%) PHP
2 49 (68.06%) JavaScript
3 38 (52.78%) HTML
4 34 (47.22%) MVC
5 33 (45.83%) MySQL
6 32 (44.44%) CSS
7 23 (31.94%) Symfony
8 17 (23.61%) Agile Software Development
9 16 (22.22%) Git (software)
10 15 (20.83%) React
11 13 (18.06%) Laravel
11 13 (18.06%) AngularJS
11 13 (18.06%) Python
12 12 (16.67%) TDD
12 12 (16.67%) HTML5
13 11 (15.28%) CSS3
13 11 (15.28%) WordPress
13 11 (15.28%) OO
13 11 (15.28%) Linux
14 10 (13.89%) Node.js
15 9 (12.50%) SQL
15 9 (12.50%) Marketing
16 8 (11.11%) Zend
17 7 (9.72%) Web Development
17 7 (9.72%) Magento
17 7 (9.72%) PHP 5
17 7 (9.72%) gulp
18 6 (8.33%) jQuery
18 6 (8.33%) Drupal
18 6 (8.33%) PHPUnit

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 11 (15.28%) WordPress
2 6 (8.33%) Drupal
3 3 (4.17%) Apache
3 3 (4.17%) Joomla!
4 2 (2.78%) CMS
4 2 (2.78%) Confluence
4 2 (2.78%) Moodle
5 1 (1.39%) nginx
Applications
1 1 (1.39%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 7 (9.72%) Magento
2 2 (2.78%) Payment Gateway
3 1 (1.39%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.39%) Basecamp
1 1 (1.39%) GitHub
1 1 (1.39%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 2 (2.78%) SMS
2 1 (1.39%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 33 (45.83%) MySQL
2 2 (2.78%) Relational Database
3 1 (1.39%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 16 (22.22%) Git (software)
2 7 (9.72%) gulp
3 6 (8.33%) PHPUnit
4 4 (5.56%) Jasmine
4 4 (5.56%) Karma Test Runner
5 3 (4.17%) Jenkins
5 3 (4.17%) JIRA
5 3 (4.17%) Subversion
6 2 (2.78%) jMock
6 2 (2.78%) JUnit
6 2 (2.78%) Mockito
7 1 (1.39%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 1 (1.39%) Visual Studio
General
1 9 (12.50%) Marketing
2 3 (4.17%) Retail
3 2 (2.78%) Billing
3 2 (2.78%) Legal
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 38 (52.78%) HTML
2 32 (44.44%) CSS
3 23 (31.94%) Symfony
4 15 (20.83%) React
5 13 (18.06%) AngularJS
5 13 (18.06%) Laravel
6 12 (16.67%) HTML5
7 11 (15.28%) CSS3
8 10 (13.89%) Node.js
9 6 (8.33%) jQuery
9 6 (8.33%) JSON
10 4 (5.56%) CodeIgniter
11 3 (4.17%) LAMP
11 3 (4.17%) RESTful
12 2 (2.78%) Ajax
12 2 (2.78%) Hibernate
12 2 (2.78%) SOAP
12 2 (2.78%) Spring
12 2 (2.78%) Spring MVC
12 2 (2.78%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 4 (5.56%) Enterprise Software
2 3 (4.17%) Greenfield Project
3 2 (2.78%) iPad
3 2 (2.78%) Mobile App
3 2 (2.78%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 11 (15.28%) Linux
2 1 (1.39%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 34 (47.22%) MVC
2 17 (23.61%) Agile Software Development
3 12 (16.67%) TDD
4 11 (15.28%) OO
5 7 (9.72%) Web Development
6 6 (8.33%) E-Commerce
6 6 (8.33%) Scrum
7 5 (6.94%) OOP
8 4 (5.56%) Kanban
8 4 (5.56%) OOD
8 4 (5.56%) Software Engineering
8 4 (5.56%) SOLID
8 4 (5.56%) Validation
9 3 (4.17%) OO PHP
9 3 (4.17%) Unit Testing
10 2 (2.78%) Analytics
10 2 (2.78%) Mobile Application Development
10 2 (2.78%) Open Source
10 2 (2.78%) Responsive Web Design
10 2 (2.78%) Web Application Development
Programming Languages
1 72 (100.00%) PHP
2 49 (68.06%) JavaScript
3 13 (18.06%) Python
4 9 (12.50%) SQL
5 7 (9.72%) PHP 5
6 5 (6.94%) Java
6 5 (6.94%) PHP 7
7 4 (5.56%) Go
8 1 (1.39%) ECMAScript
8 1 (1.39%) Groovy
8 1 (1.39%) Ruby
8 1 (1.39%) Scala
System Software
1 5 (6.94%) Docker
Systems Management
1 1 (1.39%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 8 (11.11%) Zend
2 3 (4.17%) Apple
2 3 (4.17%) Google
3 1 (1.39%) Adobe
3 1 (1.39%) Microsoft