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 3 months to 28 March 2017 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
3 months to
28 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 36 42 53
Rank change year-on-year +6 +11  
Contract jobs citing PHP 113 116 91
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 5.32% 4.05% 3.37%
As % of the Programming Languages category 12.09% 9.59% 8.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 78 87 46
Median daily rate £390 £331 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +17.73% -1.85%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £318 £250 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £440 £450 £428
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £325 £305
% change year-on-year +7.69% +6.55%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Median hourly rate - £12.75 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.00 £18.25 £22.00
% change year-on-year +9.58% -17.04%  

PHP is in the programming language skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Yorkshire with a requirement for programming language skills.

Contract Programming Language Skills
Yorkshire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for programming language skills 935 1210 1108
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Yorkshire 44.00% 42.20% 41.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 632 837 725
Median daily rate £400 £388 £335
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.22% +15.67%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £288 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £560 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +3.33% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 24 15
Median hourly rate £32.50 £32.50 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -18.75%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.50 £40.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year +3.75% +11.11%  

PHP
Job Vacancy Trend in Yorkshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Yorkshire citing PHP as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Programming Languages category.

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 3 months to 28 March 2017.

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 3 months to 28 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 +16 97 £390 +11.42% 64
South Yorkshire -4 8 £388 +47.61% 15
North Yorkshire -5 2 - - 16
PHP
England

For the 6 months to 28 March 2017, IT contractor jobs citing PHP also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Yorkshire region with a requirement for PHP.

1 100 (55.25%) JavaScript
2 84 (46.41%) Agile Software Development
3 71 (39.23%) Java
4 65 (35.91%) HTML
5 58 (32.04%) CSS
5 58 (32.04%) Symfony
6 57 (31.49%) MySQL
7 55 (30.39%) Python
8 52 (28.73%) MVC
9 38 (20.99%) Linux
10 37 (20.44%) SQL
11 35 (19.34%) Git (software)
12 34 (18.78%) Apache
13 31 (17.13%) Docker
14 30 (16.57%) HTML5
14 30 (16.57%) MongoDB
14 30 (16.57%) Redis
14 30 (16.57%) Zend
15 29 (16.02%) jQuery
15 29 (16.02%) Software Engineering
16 28 (15.47%) LAMP
16 28 (15.47%) AngularJS
16 28 (15.47%) Laravel
17 26 (14.36%) TDD
18 24 (13.26%) CSS3
18 24 (13.26%) NoSQL
19 23 (12.71%) RESTful
20 21 (11.60%) Amazon AWS
21 20 (11.05%) Node.js
22 18 (9.94%) Splunk

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 34 (18.78%) Apache
2 18 (9.94%) WordPress
3 12 (6.63%) Tomcat
4 9 (4.97%) CMS
4 9 (4.97%) Drupal
5 6 (3.31%) SharePoint
6 5 (2.76%) Apache Spark
6 5 (2.76%) OpenStack
7 3 (1.66%) Elasticsearch
7 3 (1.66%) Plone
7 3 (1.66%) SilverStripe
8 2 (1.10%) Confluence
8 2 (1.10%) SharePoint 2013
8 2 (1.10%) SharePoint Server
9 1 (0.55%) Moodle
9 1 (0.55%) MS Exchange
9 1 (0.55%) nginx
9 1 (0.55%) Tornado
9 1 (0.55%) TYPO3
9 1 (0.55%) Umbraco
Applications
1 4 (2.21%) MS Excel
2 2 (1.10%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 5 (2.76%) Magento
2 3 (1.66%) OpenCart
3 1 (0.55%) Payment Gateway
3 1 (0.55%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 21 (11.60%) Amazon AWS
2 18 (9.94%) Microsoft Azure
3 10 (5.52%) Google Cloud Platform
3 10 (5.52%) IaaS
4 9 (4.97%) GitHub
5 8 (4.42%) Loggly
5 8 (4.42%) Sumo Logic
6 2 (1.10%) Amazon ELB
6 2 (1.10%) Amazon S3
6 2 (1.10%) AWS CloudFormation
6 2 (1.10%) SaaS
7 1 (0.55%) Amazon EC2
7 1 (0.55%) Amazon ElastiCache
7 1 (0.55%) Amazon SQS
7 1 (0.55%) AWS Lambda
7 1 (0.55%) CloudFront
7 1 (0.55%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 17 (9.39%) HTTP
2 12 (6.63%) Internet
3 11 (6.08%) OpenLDAP
4 6 (3.31%) DNS
5 5 (2.76%) Intranet
5 5 (2.76%) Network Security
6 4 (2.21%) AMQP
7 2 (1.10%) Firewall
7 2 (1.10%) LDAP
8 1 (0.55%) DHCP
8 1 (0.55%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 57 (31.49%) MySQL
2 30 (16.57%) MongoDB
2 30 (16.57%) Redis
3 24 (13.26%) NoSQL
4 16 (8.84%) PostgreSQL
5 15 (8.29%) Relational Database
6 8 (4.42%) Apache Cassandra
7 7 (3.87%) Riak
8 5 (2.76%) Amazon DynamoDB
8 5 (2.76%) Hadoop
8 5 (2.76%) HBase
8 5 (2.76%) RDBMS
8 5 (2.76%) SQL Server
9 3 (1.66%) Oracle Database
10 2 (1.10%) Informix
10 2 (1.10%) SQL Server 2012
11 1 (0.55%) Amazon RDS
11 1 (0.55%) GIS
Development Applications
1 35 (19.34%) Git (software)
2 16 (8.84%) Jenkins
3 14 (7.73%) PHPUnit
4 12 (6.63%) JMeter
5 11 (6.08%) Grunt
6 10 (5.52%) Maven
7 9 (4.97%) Vagrant
8 8 (4.42%) Selenium
9 5 (2.76%) JIRA
10 4 (2.21%) Hudson
11 3 (1.66%) Cucumber
11 3 (1.66%) WebDriver
12 2 (1.10%) Mercurial
12 2 (1.10%) Mockito
12 2 (1.10%) Subversion
12 2 (1.10%) TestNG
12 2 (1.10%) Visual Studio
13 1 (0.55%) Atlassian Bamboo
13 1 (0.55%) TeamCity
13 1 (0.55%) TestComplete
General
1 9 (4.97%) Games
2 8 (4.42%) Telecoms
3 7 (3.87%) Advertising
4 4 (2.21%) Manufacturing
5 3 (1.66%) Finance
5 3 (1.66%) Marketing
6 1 (0.55%) Banking
6 1 (0.55%) Billing
6 1 (0.55%) Electronics
6 1 (0.55%) iGaming
6 1 (0.55%) Online Betting
6 1 (0.55%) Retail
Job Titles
1 125 (69.06%) Developer
2 87 (48.07%) PHP Developer
3 24 (13.26%) Architect
4 15 (8.29%) JavaScript Developer
5 13 (7.18%) MySQL Developer
5 13 (7.18%) PHP MySQL Developer
6 10 (5.52%) Technical Architect
6 10 (5.52%) WordPress Developer
7 9 (4.97%) Software Engineer
8 8 (4.42%) Java Developer
8 8 (4.42%) Solutions Architect
9 7 (3.87%) PHP Software Engineer
9 7 (3.87%) Python Developer
10 6 (3.31%) Development Engineer
10 6 (3.31%) PHP Symfony Developer
10 6 (3.31%) Software Development Engineer
10 6 (3.31%) Symfony Developer
10 6 (3.31%) UI Developer
11 5 (2.76%) Tester
11 5 (2.76%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 65 (35.91%) HTML
2 58 (32.04%) CSS
2 58 (32.04%) Symfony
3 30 (16.57%) HTML5
4 29 (16.02%) jQuery
5 28 (15.47%) AngularJS
5 28 (15.47%) LAMP
5 28 (15.47%) Laravel
6 24 (13.26%) CSS3
7 23 (12.71%) RESTful
8 20 (11.05%) Node.js
9 16 (8.84%) LAPP Stack
10 14 (7.73%) Django
11 13 (7.18%) Web Services
12 11 (6.08%) Flask
12 11 (6.08%) RabbitMQ
12 11 (6.08%) XML
13 10 (5.52%) EclipseLink
13 10 (5.52%) JPA
14 9 (4.97%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 10 (5.52%) NHS
2 5 (2.76%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (2.76%) Replication
2 5 (2.76%) User Experience
3 2 (1.10%) Algorithms
3 2 (1.10%) Clustering
3 2 (1.10%) Computer Science
3 2 (1.10%) Data Structures
3 2 (1.10%) Mobile App
3 2 (1.10%) RIA
4 1 (0.55%) Digital Media
4 1 (0.55%) Linux Command Line
4 1 (0.55%) Reference Data
4 1 (0.55%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 38 (20.99%) Linux
2 7 (3.87%) Windows
3 5 (2.76%) CoreOS
4 4 (2.21%) Unix
5 2 (1.10%) CentOS
5 2 (1.10%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 84 (46.41%) Agile Software Development
2 52 (28.73%) MVC
3 29 (16.02%) Software Engineering
4 26 (14.36%) TDD
5 16 (8.84%) Web Development
6 14 (7.73%) Scrum
7 13 (7.18%) Continuous Integration
7 13 (7.18%) DevOps
7 13 (7.18%) Open Source
7 13 (7.18%) Unit Testing
8 12 (6.63%) Regression Testing
9 11 (6.08%) BDD
9 11 (6.08%) OO
9 11 (6.08%) Performance Testing
9 11 (6.08%) SOLID
10 10 (5.52%) Load Balancing
11 9 (4.97%) Front End Development
12 8 (4.42%) E-Commerce
12 8 (4.42%) SDLC
12 8 (4.42%) Technical Architecture
Programming Languages
1 100 (55.25%) JavaScript
2 71 (39.23%) Java
3 55 (30.39%) Python
4 37 (20.44%) SQL
5 10 (5.52%) Bash Shell
5 10 (5.52%) C#
6 8 (4.42%) Ruby
7 7 (3.87%) Scala
8 5 (2.76%) C++
9 4 (2.21%) Go
10 2 (1.10%) ECMAScript
10 2 (1.10%) Groovy
11 1 (0.55%) CoffeeScript
11 1 (0.55%) Korn
11 1 (0.55%) Perl
11 1 (0.55%) PHP 5
11 1 (0.55%) PL/SQL
11 1 (0.55%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 7 (3.87%) Security Cleared
2 3 (1.66%) BPSS Clearance
3 1 (0.55%) AWS Certification
3 1 (0.55%) ISEB
3 1 (0.55%) ISTQB
3 1 (0.55%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.10%) Disclosure Scotland
1 2 (1.10%) QA
2 1 (0.55%) Data Quality
System Software
1 31 (17.13%) Docker
2 5 (2.76%) HDFS
2 5 (2.76%) VirtualBox
2 5 (2.76%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (0.55%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 15 (8.29%) Nagios
2 13 (7.18%) Opscode Chef
3 12 (6.63%) Puppet
4 11 (6.08%) Ansible
4 11 (6.08%) Salt
5 8 (4.42%) ZABBIX
6 5 (2.76%) Kubernetes
7 2 (1.10%) Piwik
8 1 (0.55%) Graphite
8 1 (0.55%) Opsview
8 1 (0.55%) Packer
Vendors
1 30 (16.57%) Zend
2 18 (9.94%) Splunk
3 13 (7.18%) Google
4 12 (6.63%) Oracle
4 12 (6.63%) Rackspace
5 11 (6.08%) SaltStack
6 9 (4.97%) New Relic
7 7 (3.87%) Microsoft
8 5 (2.76%) VMware
9 2 (1.10%) Pega
9 2 (1.10%) Red Hat
10 1 (0.55%) SAP
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