Period
to 18 October 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in 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 18 October 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
England > Yorkshire
6 months to
18 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 47 53 51
Rank change year-on-year +6 -2 +6
Contract jobs citing PHP 218 155 215
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 4.43% 3.65% 3.83%
As % of the Programming Languages category 10.15% 9.43% 8.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 124 99 152
Yorkshire median daily rate £355 £338 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.26% -3.57% -
10th Percentile £250 £263 £212
90th Percentile £475 £478 £450
England median daily rate £400 £363 £375
% change year-on-year +10.34% -3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Yorkshire median hourly rate - - -
England median hourly rate £32.00 £37.75 £15.75
% change year-on-year -15.23% +139.68% -30.94%

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 Yorkshire with a requirement for coding skills.

All Programming Languages
Yorkshire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for coding skills 2,147 1,643 2,498
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 43.59% 38.71% 44.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,488 1,191 1,691
Yorkshire median daily rate £401 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +0.19% - +14.29%
10th Percentile £300 £290 £290
90th Percentile £538 £525 £538
England median daily rate £475 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 41 7 31
Yorkshire median hourly rate £24.92 £22.00 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +13.25% +46.67% -32.58%
10th Percentile £14.38 £13.78 £12.75
90th Percentile £46.25 £41.35 £47.50
England median hourly rate £42.26 £40.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year +5.64% +6.67% +2.74%

PHP
Job Vacancy Trend in Yorkshire

Job postings citing PHP as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire.

Job vacancy trend for PHP in Yorkshire

PHP
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Yorkshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for PHP in Yorkshire

PHP
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Yorkshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing PHP in Yorkshire over the 6 months to 18 October 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for PHP in Yorkshire

PHP
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Yorkshire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for PHP in Yorkshire

PHP
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 within the Yorkshire region over the 6 months to 18 October 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
West Yorkshire +11 166 £384 +9.64% 65
South Yorkshire +12 30 £350 -22.22% 30
North Yorkshire 0 10 £183 -43.85% 23
PHP
England

For the 6 months to 18 October 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 Yorkshire region with a requirement for PHP.

1 125 (57.34%) JavaScript
2 100 (45.87%) MySQL
3 92 (42.20%) HTML
4 90 (41.28%) CSS
5 74 (33.94%) Agile Software Development
6 60 (27.52%) Amazon AWS
7 56 (25.69%) TDD
8 47 (21.56%) Git (software)
9 43 (19.72%) Laravel
10 40 (18.35%) Unit Testing
11 38 (17.43%) Continuous Integration
12 37 (16.97%) Docker
13 36 (16.51%) Zend
14 30 (13.76%) Test Automation
14 30 (13.76%) PHPUnit
14 30 (13.76%) Node.js
14 30 (13.76%) AngularJS
15 29 (13.30%) Java
15 29 (13.30%) Doctrine
16 28 (12.84%) React
16 28 (12.84%) MVC
16 28 (12.84%) Symfony
17 27 (12.39%) Python
18 26 (11.93%) E-Commerce
18 26 (11.93%) Front End Development
18 26 (11.93%) PHP 7
19 24 (11.01%) Microservices
19 24 (11.01%) WordPress
19 24 (11.01%) Selenium
20 23 (10.55%) Web Development

PHP
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 24 (11.01%) WordPress
2 22 (10.09%) Confluence
3 10 (4.59%) CMS
4 8 (3.67%) Drupal
5 6 (2.75%) Apache
6 5 (2.29%) OpenStack
7 3 (1.38%) nginx
8 1 (0.46%) Adobe Experience Manager
8 1 (0.46%) Alfresco
8 1 (0.46%) Documentum
8 1 (0.46%) Elasticsearch
8 1 (0.46%) FileNet
8 1 (0.46%) Liferay
8 1 (0.46%) LiveCycle
8 1 (0.46%) LiveLink
8 1 (0.46%) Oracle Workflow
8 1 (0.46%) PrestaShop
8 1 (0.46%) SAS
8 1 (0.46%) SharePoint
Applications
1 10 (4.59%) Photoshop
2 1 (0.46%) Adobe Creative Suite
2 1 (0.46%) InVision
Business Applications
1 23 (10.55%) Magento
2 5 (2.29%) Payment Gateway
3 3 (1.38%) OpenCart
Cloud Services
1 60 (27.52%) Amazon AWS
2 21 (9.63%) Microsoft Azure
3 19 (8.72%) Amazon EC2
4 5 (2.29%) Cloud Computing
4 5 (2.29%) IaaS
4 5 (2.29%) PaaS
5 4 (1.83%) GitHub
6 3 (1.38%) npm
7 2 (0.92%) AWS CloudFormation
7 2 (0.92%) Google Tag Manager
8 1 (0.46%) AWS Lambda
8 1 (0.46%) CloudFront
8 1 (0.46%) SaaS
8 1 (0.46%) Sage Pay
Communications & Networking
1 1 (0.46%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 100 (45.87%) MySQL
2 19 (8.72%) Amazon RDS
3 13 (5.96%) SQL Server
4 9 (4.13%) Redis
5 2 (0.92%) MongoDB
5 2 (0.92%) NoSQL
5 2 (0.92%) Relational Database
6 1 (0.46%) BusinessObjects
6 1 (0.46%) Data Warehouse
6 1 (0.46%) Oracle ODI
6 1 (0.46%) PostgreSQL
6 1 (0.46%) SQLPlus
Development Applications
1 47 (21.56%) Git (software)
2 30 (13.76%) PHPUnit
3 24 (11.01%) Selenium
4 22 (10.09%) JIRA
5 18 (8.26%) Jenkins
5 18 (8.26%) Vagrant
6 16 (7.34%) gulp
7 9 (4.13%) Gatling
7 9 (4.13%) JMeter
8 5 (2.29%) Grunt
8 5 (2.29%) Subversion
9 4 (1.83%) Mercurial
10 3 (1.38%) Bitbucket
11 1 (0.46%) Balsamiq Mockups
11 1 (0.46%) webpack
11 1 (0.46%) Xcode
General
1 13 (5.96%) Marketing
2 7 (3.21%) Games
3 4 (1.83%) Retail
4 2 (0.92%) Advertising
5 1 (0.46%) Finance
Job Titles
1 171 (78.44%) Developer
2 100 (45.87%) PHP Developer
3 26 (11.93%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
4 14 (6.42%) Magento Developer
5 13 (5.96%) Web Developer
6 12 (5.50%) .NET Developer
7 10 (4.59%) JavaScript Developer
7 10 (4.59%) WordPress Developer
8 9 (4.13%) Front End Web Developer (Client-Side Developer)
8 9 (4.13%) Full Stack Developer
9 8 (3.67%) DevOps Engineer
9 8 (3.67%) MySQL Developer
9 8 (3.67%) PHP MySQL Developer
10 7 (3.21%) Python Developer
10 7 (3.21%) Software Engineer
11 6 (2.75%) Analyst
11 6 (2.75%) HTML CSS Developer
11 6 (2.75%) HTML Developer
11 6 (2.75%) PHP Symfony Developer
11 6 (2.75%) Symfony Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 92 (42.20%) HTML
2 90 (41.28%) CSS
3 43 (19.72%) Laravel
4 30 (13.76%) AngularJS
4 30 (13.76%) Node.js
5 29 (13.30%) Doctrine
6 28 (12.84%) React
6 28 (12.84%) Symfony
7 22 (10.09%) .NET
7 22 (10.09%) Sass
8 20 (9.17%) jQuery
9 19 (8.72%) HTML5
10 18 (8.26%) CSS3
11 14 (6.42%) XML
12 12 (5.50%) ASP.NET
13 11 (5.05%) ASP.NET MVC
13 11 (5.05%) JSON
13 11 (5.05%) LAMP
13 11 (5.05%) OpenSocial
13 11 (5.05%) Smarty
Miscellaneous
1 11 (5.05%) Greenfield Project
2 8 (3.67%) User Experience
3 4 (1.83%) Computer Science
4 3 (1.38%) Algorithms
4 3 (1.38%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (1.38%) Data Structures
5 2 (0.92%) Enterprise Software
5 2 (0.92%) Mobile App
6 1 (0.46%) iPhone
6 1 (0.46%) Management Information System
6 1 (0.46%) Online Games
6 1 (0.46%) Robotics
6 1 (0.46%) Social Media
6 1 (0.46%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 20 (9.17%) Linux
2 17 (7.80%) VMS
3 9 (4.13%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 8 (3.67%) Android
5 7 (3.21%) Apple iOS
6 4 (1.83%) Unix
7 3 (1.38%) Windows
8 1 (0.46%) Windows Server
8 1 (0.46%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 74 (33.94%) Agile Software Development
2 56 (25.69%) TDD
3 40 (18.35%) Unit Testing
4 38 (17.43%) Continuous Integration
5 30 (13.76%) Test Automation
6 28 (12.84%) MVC
7 26 (11.93%) E-Commerce
7 26 (11.93%) Front End Development
8 24 (11.01%) Microservices
9 23 (10.55%) DevOps
9 23 (10.55%) Web Development
10 22 (10.09%) BDD
11 21 (9.63%) Non-Functional Testing
11 21 (9.63%) Pair Programming
12 18 (8.26%) CQRS
12 18 (8.26%) Domain-Driven Design
13 16 (7.34%) Software Engineering
14 14 (6.42%) OO
14 14 (6.42%) Test Scripting
15 13 (5.96%) Configuration Management
Programming Languages
1 125 (57.34%) JavaScript
2 29 (13.30%) Java
3 27 (12.39%) Python
4 26 (11.93%) PHP 7
5 16 (7.34%) Go
6 11 (5.05%) Bash Shell
7 9 (4.13%) SQL
8 8 (3.67%) PHP 5
8 8 (3.67%) Ruby
9 7 (3.21%) C#
9 7 (3.21%) Perl
10 6 (2.75%) Shell Script
11 1 (0.46%) Kotlin
11 1 (0.46%) PL/SQL
11 1 (0.46%) PowerShell
11 1 (0.46%) Scala
11 1 (0.46%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 11 (5.05%) Security Cleared
2 9 (4.13%) SC Cleared
3 5 (2.29%) BPSS Clearance
3 5 (2.29%) Degree
4 4 (1.83%) Computer Science Degree
5 3 (1.38%) BC Cleared
6 1 (0.46%) CISSP
6 1 (0.46%) Master's Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (1.83%) SLA
2 3 (1.38%) Disclosure Scotland
2 3 (1.38%) QA
3 1 (0.46%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 37 (16.97%) Docker
2 1 (0.46%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.46%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 17 (7.80%) Puppet
2 14 (6.42%) Opscode Chef
3 13 (5.96%) Ansible
4 12 (5.50%) Salt
5 11 (5.05%) Terraform
6 9 (4.13%) Grafana
6 9 (4.13%) ZABBIX
7 6 (2.75%) CFEngine
7 6 (2.75%) Prometheus
8 4 (1.83%) Rancher
9 2 (0.92%) Kubernetes
10 1 (0.46%) cPanel
10 1 (0.46%) Packer
10 1 (0.46%) Plesk
Vendors
1 36 (16.51%) Zend
2 13 (5.96%) Oracle
3 9 (4.13%) Red Hat
4 4 (1.83%) Google
5 2 (0.92%) Adobe
5 2 (0.92%) Xamarin
6 1 (0.46%) Atlassian
6 1 (0.46%) Blue Prism
6 1 (0.46%) FatWire
6 1 (0.46%) IBM
6 1 (0.46%) Interwoven
6 1 (0.46%) OpenText
6 1 (0.46%) PayPal
6 1 (0.46%) Rackspace
6 1 (0.46%) Sage
6 1 (0.46%) ServiceNow
6 1 (0.46%) Sitecore
6 1 (0.46%) Vignette
6 1 (0.46%) WooCommerce
6 1 (0.46%) Xerox