Period
to 25 June 2019

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 25 June 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
England > Yorkshire
6 months to
25 Jun 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 86 57 36
Rank change year-on-year -29 -21 +9
Contract jobs citing PHP 103 189 213
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 2.35% 3.86% 5.13%
As % of the Programming Languages category 5.45% 8.72% 11.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 55 105 146
Yorkshire median daily rate £325 £388 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -16.13% +6.90% +5.07%
10th Percentile £253 £225 £272
90th Percentile £466 £500 £488
England median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year - +6.67% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Yorkshire median hourly rate - - -
England median hourly rate £35.00 £24.09 £40.00
% change year-on-year +45.29% -39.78% +112.77%

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 1,889 2,168 1,795
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 43.17% 44.33% 43.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,250 1,504 1,228
Yorkshire median daily rate £425 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% - +3.23%
10th Percentile £300 £300 £282
90th Percentile £550 £538 £525
England median daily rate £480 £475 £450
% change year-on-year +1.05% +5.56% +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 41 45 17
Yorkshire median hourly rate £22.50 £40.00 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -43.75% +77.78% +7.14%
10th Percentile £14.45 £18.25 £16.15
90th Percentile £45.75 £48.75 £43.00
England median hourly rate £43.00 £41.50 £41.50
% change year-on-year +3.61% - +7.79%

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 25 June 2019.

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 25 June 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
West Yorkshire -45 46 £375 -6.25% 52
South Yorkshire -13 33 £413 +17.86% 25
North Yorkshire +11 14 £320 +60.00% 9
East Yorkshire +7 5 £275 -15.38% 2
PHP
England

For the 6 months to 25 June 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 Yorkshire region with a requirement for PHP.

1 64 (62.14%) JavaScript
2 54 (52.43%) CSS
3 52 (50.49%) HTML
4 29 (28.16%) Agile Software Development
5 28 (27.18%) jQuery
6 25 (24.27%) JIRA
6 25 (24.27%) Laravel
7 23 (22.33%) MySQL
7 23 (22.33%) CMS
8 22 (21.36%) Web Development
8 22 (21.36%) Confluence
9 20 (19.42%) JSON
9 20 (19.42%) Java
10 18 (17.48%) Git (software)
11 17 (16.50%) TDD
12 16 (15.53%) Jenkins
13 14 (13.59%) Bash Shell
13 14 (13.59%) CSS3
13 14 (13.59%) Drupal
13 14 (13.59%) Python
14 13 (12.62%) Linux
14 13 (12.62%) Oracle
14 13 (12.62%) SQL Server
14 13 (12.62%) Ansible
15 12 (11.65%) HTML5
15 12 (11.65%) Shell Script
16 11 (10.68%) SQL
16 11 (10.68%) Software Engineering
16 11 (10.68%) Content Management
17 10 (9.71%) QA

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 23 (22.33%) CMS
2 22 (21.36%) Confluence
3 14 (13.59%) Drupal
4 10 (9.71%) Apache
5 7 (6.80%) WordPress
6 5 (4.85%) Jadu
7 4 (3.88%) Cloud Foundry
8 2 (1.94%) TYPO3
8 2 (1.94%) Umbraco
9 1 (0.97%) Anypoint
9 1 (0.97%) Apache Solr
9 1 (0.97%) ExpressionEngine
9 1 (0.97%) OpenStack
9 1 (0.97%) SharePoint
9 1 (0.97%) SilverStripe
Business Applications
1 1 (0.97%) Magento
1 1 (0.97%) Shopify
Cloud Services
1 10 (9.71%) GitHub
2 6 (5.83%) Amazon AWS
2 6 (5.83%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (1.94%) Google Cloud Platform
4 1 (0.97%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (0.97%) Google App Engine
4 1 (0.97%) IaaS
4 1 (0.97%) PaaS
4 1 (0.97%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (0.97%) DNS
1 1 (0.97%) FTP
1 1 (0.97%) HTTP
1 1 (0.97%) ICMP
1 1 (0.97%) Internet
1 1 (0.97%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (22.33%) MySQL
2 13 (12.62%) SQL Server
3 10 (9.71%) DB2
4 5 (4.85%) Relational Database
5 2 (1.94%) PostgreSQL
6 1 (0.97%) BigQuery
6 1 (0.97%) MariaDB
6 1 (0.97%) Redis
6 1 (0.97%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 25 (24.27%) JIRA
2 18 (17.48%) Git (software)
3 16 (15.53%) Jenkins
4 10 (9.71%) Bitbucket
5 3 (2.91%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 3 (2.91%) GoCD
5 3 (2.91%) Grunt
5 3 (2.91%) Sonatype Nexus
6 2 (1.94%) PHPUnit
7 1 (0.97%) gulp
7 1 (0.97%) Jasmine
7 1 (0.97%) JUnit
7 1 (0.97%) Karma Test Runner
7 1 (0.97%) Protractor
7 1 (0.97%) Selenium
7 1 (0.97%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 5 (4.85%) Marketing
2 3 (2.91%) Telecoms
3 2 (1.94%) Advertising
3 2 (1.94%) Games
4 1 (0.97%) Banking
4 1 (0.97%) Law
4 1 (0.97%) Military
Job Titles
1 85 (82.52%) Developer
2 57 (55.34%) PHP Developer
3 9 (8.74%) Full Stack Developer
4 7 (6.80%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
4 7 (6.80%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 7 (6.80%) Software Engineer
5 4 (3.88%) MySQL Developer
5 4 (3.88%) PHP MySQL Developer
5 4 (3.88%) Software Developer
6 3 (2.91%) DevOps Engineer
6 3 (2.91%) Drupal Developer
6 3 (2.91%) HTML CSS Developer
6 3 (2.91%) HTML Developer
6 3 (2.91%) JavaScript Developer
6 3 (2.91%) Web Developer
7 2 (1.94%) Backend Developer
7 2 (1.94%) CMS Developer
7 2 (1.94%) Front End Web Developer (Client-Side Developer)
7 2 (1.94%) Java Developer
7 2 (1.94%) PHP Laravel Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 54 (52.43%) CSS
2 52 (50.49%) HTML
3 28 (27.18%) jQuery
4 25 (24.27%) Laravel
5 20 (19.42%) JSON
6 14 (13.59%) CSS3
7 12 (11.65%) HTML5
8 10 (9.71%) RESTful
8 10 (9.71%) Swagger
9 8 (7.77%) SOAP
10 7 (6.80%) Ajax
10 7 (6.80%) React
10 7 (6.80%) Vue.js
10 7 (6.80%) XML
11 6 (5.83%) AngularJS
11 6 (5.83%) Node.js
11 6 (5.83%) XML Messaging
12 5 (4.85%) Symfony
13 4 (3.88%) Sass
14 3 (2.91%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 8 (7.77%) User Experience
2 3 (2.91%) Mobile App
3 2 (1.94%) Greenfield Project
4 1 (0.97%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 13 (12.62%) Linux
2 9 (8.74%) Windows
3 2 (1.94%) Android
4 1 (0.97%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (28.16%) Agile Software Development
2 22 (21.36%) Web Development
3 17 (16.50%) TDD
4 11 (10.68%) Content Management
4 11 (10.68%) Software Engineering
5 10 (9.71%) Database Security
6 9 (8.74%) Data Analysis
6 9 (8.74%) Front End Development
7 7 (6.80%) API Testing
7 7 (6.80%) E-Commerce
7 7 (6.80%) Infrastructure Engineering
8 6 (5.83%) Continuous Delivery
8 6 (5.83%) Mentoring
8 6 (5.83%) MVC
8 6 (5.83%) OOP
8 6 (5.83%) Problem-Solving
9 5 (4.85%) DevOps
9 5 (4.85%) OO
9 5 (4.85%) User Stories
9 5 (4.85%) User-Centered Design (UCD)
Programming Languages
1 64 (62.14%) JavaScript
2 20 (19.42%) Java
3 14 (13.59%) Bash Shell
3 14 (13.59%) Python
4 12 (11.65%) Shell Script
5 11 (10.68%) SQL
6 10 (9.71%) PowerShell
6 10 (9.71%) T-SQL
7 5 (4.85%) Ruby
8 1 (0.97%) C#
8 1 (0.97%) COBOL
8 1 (0.97%) Java 8
8 1 (0.97%) Kotlin
8 1 (0.97%) Perl
8 1 (0.97%) PHP 7
8 1 (0.97%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 5 (4.85%) Security Cleared
2 4 (3.88%) SC Cleared
3 3 (2.91%) Degree
4 1 (0.97%) OCA
4 1 (0.97%) OCAJ
4 1 (0.97%) Oracle Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (9.71%) QA
2 2 (1.94%) GDPR
System Software
1 7 (6.80%) Docker
Systems Management
1 13 (12.62%) Ansible
2 9 (8.74%) WMI
3 4 (3.88%) Puppet
4 3 (2.91%) Kubernetes
4 3 (2.91%) Opscode Chef
5 2 (1.94%) Terraform
6 1 (0.97%) Rancher
Vendors
1 13 (12.62%) Oracle
2 10 (9.71%) MuleSoft
2 10 (9.71%) SAP
3 7 (6.80%) Zend
4 3 (2.91%) Atlassian
5 2 (1.94%) Google
5 2 (1.94%) Pega
5 2 (1.94%) Red Hat
6 1 (0.97%) Microsoft