Period
to 20 November 2017

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 20 November 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
6 months to
20 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 53 57 65
Rank change year-on-year +4 +8 -3
Contract jobs citing PHP 159 196 188
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 3.62% 3.64% 3.04%
As % of the Programming Languages category 9.61% 8.39% 7.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 111 136 140
Yorkshire median daily rate £363 £339 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.01% -3.21% +7.69%
10th Percentile £263 £209 £248
90th Percentile £513 £438 £515
England median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year - +7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 4
Yorkshire median hourly rate - - £17.50
England median hourly rate £37.50 £19.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year +97.37% -24.00% -21.86%

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 1655 2335 2363
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 37.72% 43.38% 38.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 1221 1586 1596
Yorkshire median daily rate £400 £400 £353
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +13.48% +8.46%
10th Percentile £295 £283 £263
90th Percentile £525 £538 £512
England median daily rate £460 £425 £410
% change year-on-year +8.24% +3.66% +2.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 29 36
Yorkshire median hourly rate £40.00 £14.87 £19.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +169.09% -24.73% -21.00%
10th Percentile £16.03 £12.95 £11.13
90th Percentile £41.61 £47.50 £46.25
England median hourly rate £40.00 £37.50 £37.50
% change year-on-year +6.67% - +25.00%

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 20 November 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 6 months to 20 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 +21 120 £375 +15.38% 36
South Yorkshire -19 18 £475 +40.74% 11
North Yorkshire -1 10 £325 - 13
East Yorkshire - 6 £315 - 4
PHP
England

For the 6 months to 20 November 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 98 (61.64%) JavaScript
2 88 (55.35%) HTML
3 56 (35.22%) CSS
4 54 (33.96%) Agile Software Development
5 48 (30.19%) Python
5 48 (30.19%) Java
5 48 (30.19%) MySQL
6 43 (27.04%) Git (software)
7 36 (22.64%) Linux
7 36 (22.64%) MVC
8 35 (22.01%) Node.js
9 34 (21.38%) React
10 31 (19.50%) Bash Shell
11 29 (18.24%) Jenkins
12 25 (15.72%) DevOps
12 25 (15.72%) XML
13 24 (15.09%) Symfony
13 24 (15.09%) AngularJS
13 24 (15.09%) Docker
14 23 (14.47%) HTML5
14 23 (14.47%) Test Automation
14 23 (14.47%) TDD
15 22 (13.84%) Ruby
16 20 (12.58%) CSS3
17 19 (11.95%) Marketing
17 19 (11.95%) Unix
18 18 (11.32%) OO
18 18 (11.32%) Opscode Chef
19 16 (10.06%) Splunk
19 16 (10.06%) Laravel

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 12 (7.55%) WordPress
2 8 (5.03%) Drupal
3 5 (3.14%) Apache
4 3 (1.89%) CMS
4 3 (1.89%) Confluence
4 3 (1.89%) Joomla!
5 2 (1.26%) Apache Solr
5 2 (1.26%) Moodle
5 2 (1.26%) nginx
Applications
1 4 (2.52%) Photoshop
2 2 (1.26%) Adobe After Effects
2 2 (1.26%) Adobe Illustrator
Business Applications
1 10 (6.29%) Magento
2 2 (1.26%) Payment Gateway
3 1 (0.63%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 11 (6.92%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (1.89%) AWS Lambda
2 3 (1.89%) Google Cloud Platform
2 3 (1.89%) IaaS
2 3 (1.89%) Loggly
2 3 (1.89%) Serverless
2 3 (1.89%) Sumo Logic
3 1 (0.63%) Amazon EC2
3 1 (0.63%) Amazon S3
3 1 (0.63%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
3 1 (0.63%) Basecamp
3 1 (0.63%) GitHub
3 1 (0.63%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 8 (5.03%) 3G
1 8 (5.03%) GPRS
1 8 (5.03%) GSM
1 8 (5.03%) LAN
1 8 (5.03%) LTE
1 8 (5.03%) SGSN
1 8 (5.03%) WAN
1 8 (5.03%) Wireless
2 3 (1.89%) DNS
2 3 (1.89%) Firewall
2 3 (1.89%) SMS
3 2 (1.26%) Network Security
3 2 (1.26%) SSH
4 1 (0.63%) FTP
4 1 (0.63%) HTTP
4 1 (0.63%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 48 (30.19%) MySQL
2 7 (4.40%) MongoDB
2 7 (4.40%) Redis
3 4 (2.52%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 43 (27.04%) Git (software)
2 29 (18.24%) Jenkins
3 14 (8.81%) Selenium
4 11 (6.92%) gulp
5 10 (6.29%) Cucumber
5 10 (6.29%) Hudson
5 10 (6.29%) WebDriver
6 8 (5.03%) PHPUnit
7 7 (4.40%) Jasmine
7 7 (4.40%) Karma Test Runner
8 6 (3.77%) AppVeyor
8 6 (3.77%) CircleCI
9 4 (2.52%) Grunt
9 4 (2.52%) JIRA
9 4 (2.52%) Maven
10 3 (1.89%) Mocha
10 3 (1.89%) Protractor
10 3 (1.89%) Subversion
10 3 (1.89%) Vagrant
11 2 (1.26%) Calabash
General
1 19 (11.95%) Marketing
2 15 (9.43%) Finance
3 8 (5.03%) Electronics
3 8 (5.03%) Manufacturing
3 8 (5.03%) Telecoms
4 5 (3.14%) Games
5 4 (2.52%) Banking
5 4 (2.52%) Retail
6 2 (1.26%) Billing
6 2 (1.26%) Legal
7 1 (0.63%) Online Betting
Job Titles
1 105 (66.04%) Developer
2 73 (45.91%) PHP Developer
3 18 (11.32%) DevOps Engineer
4 14 (8.81%) JavaScript Developer
5 13 (8.18%) MySQL Developer
5 13 (8.18%) PHP MySQL Developer
6 11 (6.92%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
7 10 (6.29%) Tester
8 8 (5.03%) 3rd Line Support
8 8 (5.03%) 3rd Line Technical Support
8 8 (5.03%) Automation Tester
8 8 (5.03%) Technical Support
8 8 (5.03%) WordPress Developer
9 7 (4.40%) Magento Developer
9 7 (4.40%) PHP WordPress Developer
10 6 (3.77%) Full Stack Developer
10 6 (3.77%) Node.js Developer
11 5 (3.14%) Drupal Developer
11 5 (3.14%) HTML Developer
11 5 (3.14%) Platform Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 88 (55.35%) HTML
2 56 (35.22%) CSS
3 35 (22.01%) Node.js
4 34 (21.38%) React
5 25 (15.72%) XML
6 24 (15.09%) AngularJS
6 24 (15.09%) Symfony
7 23 (14.47%) HTML5
8 20 (12.58%) CSS3
9 16 (10.06%) Laravel
10 14 (8.81%) jQuery
11 8 (5.03%) JSON
12 7 (4.40%) .NET
12 7 (4.40%) RabbitMQ
12 7 (4.40%) Redux
12 7 (4.40%) Web Services
13 6 (3.77%) LAMP
14 4 (2.52%) CodeIgniter
14 4 (2.52%) Java EE
15 3 (1.89%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 13 (8.18%) Analytical Skills
2 10 (6.29%) User Experience
3 6 (3.77%) Greenfield Project
4 4 (2.52%) Enterprise Software
5 3 (1.89%) Mobile App
6 2 (1.26%) Clustering
6 2 (1.26%) iPad
6 2 (1.26%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 36 (22.64%) Linux
2 19 (11.95%) Unix
3 15 (9.43%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 12 (7.55%) Android
4 12 (7.55%) Apple iOS
5 8 (5.03%) Mac OS X
5 8 (5.03%) Windows
5 8 (5.03%) Windows Phone
6 3 (1.89%) CentOS
7 1 (0.63%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 54 (33.96%) Agile Software Development
2 36 (22.64%) MVC
3 25 (15.72%) DevOps
4 23 (14.47%) TDD
4 23 (14.47%) Test Automation
5 18 (11.32%) OO
6 15 (9.43%) Front End Development
6 15 (9.43%) Software Engineering
6 15 (9.43%) Test Scripting
7 14 (8.81%) BDD
7 14 (8.81%) SDLC
7 14 (8.81%) Stakeholder Management
7 14 (8.81%) Web Development
8 9 (5.66%) Digital Marketing
9 8 (5.03%) Business Intelligence
9 8 (5.03%) Programme Management
10 7 (4.40%) Configuration Management
10 7 (4.40%) E-Commerce
10 7 (4.40%) Scrum
11 6 (3.77%) OOP
Programming Languages
1 98 (61.64%) JavaScript
2 48 (30.19%) Java
2 48 (30.19%) Python
3 31 (19.50%) Bash Shell
4 22 (13.84%) Ruby
5 14 (8.81%) SQL
6 8 (5.03%) Go
6 8 (5.03%) PowerShell
6 8 (5.03%) VB
7 7 (4.40%) C++
7 7 (4.40%) PHP 5
8 5 (3.14%) PHP 7
9 4 (2.52%) Scala
10 3 (1.89%) C#
11 2 (1.26%) ES6
11 2 (1.26%) Perl
12 1 (0.63%) ECMAScript
12 1 (0.63%) Groovy
12 1 (0.63%) Shell Script
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (0.63%) PCI DSS
1 1 (0.63%) QA
System Software
1 24 (15.09%) Docker
Systems Management
1 18 (11.32%) Opscode Chef
2 12 (7.55%) Puppet
3 11 (6.92%) Ansible
4 8 (5.03%) AirWatch
5 4 (2.52%) Terraform
6 3 (1.89%) Grafana
6 3 (1.89%) Graphite
6 3 (1.89%) Nagios
6 3 (1.89%) Opsview
6 3 (1.89%) Prometheus
6 3 (1.89%) Rancher
6 3 (1.89%) ZABBIX
7 2 (1.26%) CFEngine
7 2 (1.26%) Kubernetes
7 2 (1.26%) Salt
8 1 (0.63%) Capistrano
8 1 (0.63%) Cobbler
Vendors
1 16 (10.06%) Splunk
2 8 (5.03%) MobileIron
2 8 (5.03%) SAP
2 8 (5.03%) Zend
3 6 (3.77%) Google
3 6 (3.77%) New Relic
3 6 (3.77%) Xamarin
4 4 (2.52%) Symantec
5 3 (1.89%) Adobe
5 3 (1.89%) Apple
5 3 (1.89%) Rackspace
6 2 (1.26%) CheckPoint
6 2 (1.26%) Cisco
6 2 (1.26%) F5
6 2 (1.26%) Juniper
6 2 (1.26%) Red Hat
7 1 (0.63%) Capita
7 1 (0.63%) Microsoft
7 1 (0.63%) Virgin Media