Period
to 30 May 2020

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 30 May 2020 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
30 May 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 91 88 59
Rank change year-on-year -3 -29 -18
Contract jobs citing PHP 38 105 175
As % of all contract jobs advertised in Yorkshire 1.81% 2.34% 3.58%
As % of the Programming Languages category 5.09% 5.55% 8.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 58 97
Median daily rate £363 £325 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +11.54% -13.33% -3.85%
10th Percentile £300 £250 £220
90th Percentile £519 £470 £506
England median daily rate £425 £400 £385
% change year-on-year +6.25% +3.90% +2.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
England median hourly rate £28.25 £35.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year -19.29% +7.69% -

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 746 1,893 2,120
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 35.49% 42.25% 43.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 501 1,255 1,459
Median daily rate £425 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +6.25% -
10th Percentile £313 £300 £300
90th Percentile £600 £550 £538
England median daily rate £500 £485 £475
% change year-on-year +3.09% +2.11% +5.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 21 39 47
Median hourly rate £19.90 £20.96 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -5.03% -47.61% +77.78%
10th Percentile £12.63 £14.37 £19.16
90th Percentile £28.20 £47.75 £47.25
Median hourly rate £35.00 £43.00 £41.00
% change year-on-year -18.60% +4.88% -1.20%

PHP
Job Vacancy Trend in Yorkshire

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

Job vacancy trend for PHP in Yorkshire

PHP
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Yorkshire

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing PHP in Yorkshire.

Daily rate trend for PHP in Yorkshire

PHP
Daily Rate Histogram in Yorkshire

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing PHP in Yorkshire over the 6 months to 30 May 2020.

Daily rate histogram for PHP in Yorkshire

PHP
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Yorkshire

3-month moving average hourly rates quoted in jobs citing PHP in Yorkshire.

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 30 May 2020. 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 +28 23 £400 +6.67% 29
North Yorkshire -6 7 £288 -17.86% 6
South Yorkshire +9 3 £375 -9.09% 8
East Yorkshire +2 3 £350 +27.27% 1
PHP
England

For the 6 months to 30 May 2020, 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 23 (60.53%) JavaScript
2 14 (36.84%) HTML
2 14 (36.84%) CSS
3 11 (28.95%) Agile Software Development
4 10 (26.32%) Drupal
4 10 (26.32%) Laravel
5 8 (21.05%) AWS
6 7 (18.42%) Docker
6 7 (18.42%) Java
7 6 (15.79%) Finance
7 6 (15.79%) LAMP
7 6 (15.79%) TypeScript
7 6 (15.79%) Sass
7 6 (15.79%) Front End Development
7 6 (15.79%) REST
8 5 (13.16%) MongoDB
8 5 (13.16%) Magento
8 5 (13.16%) Git (software)
8 5 (13.16%) Symfony
8 5 (13.16%) Mentoring
8 5 (13.16%) Redis
8 5 (13.16%) MySQL
8 5 (13.16%) Python
9 4 (10.53%) .NET
9 4 (10.53%) Code Coverage
9 4 (10.53%) InterSystems Cache
9 4 (10.53%) Jenkins
9 4 (10.53%) Elasticsearch
9 4 (10.53%) DevOps
9 4 (10.53%) Ansible

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 10 (26.32%) Drupal
2 4 (10.53%) Elasticsearch
3 2 (5.26%) Confluence
4 1 (2.63%) Apache
4 1 (2.63%) Tomcat
4 1 (2.63%) WebLogic
Business Applications
1 5 (13.16%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 8 (21.05%) AWS
2 2 (5.26%) Azure
Communications & Networking
1 2 (5.26%) HTTPS
2 1 (2.63%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (13.16%) MongoDB
1 5 (13.16%) MySQL
1 5 (13.16%) Redis
2 4 (10.53%) InterSystems Cache
3 1 (2.63%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 5 (13.16%) Git (software)
2 4 (10.53%) Jenkins
3 2 (5.26%) fastlane
3 2 (5.26%) JIRA
3 2 (5.26%) Xcode
General
1 6 (15.79%) Finance
2 2 (5.26%) Banking
2 2 (5.26%) Games
2 2 (5.26%) Retail Banking
3 1 (2.63%) Manufacturing
3 1 (2.63%) Public Sector
3 1 (2.63%) Retail
3 1 (2.63%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 32 (84.21%) Developer
2 13 (34.21%) PHP Developer
3 5 (13.16%) Backend Developer
3 5 (13.16%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
4 4 (10.53%) Senior Backend Developer
4 4 (10.53%) Senior Developer
5 3 (7.89%) Analyst
5 3 (7.89%) Magento Developer
6 2 (5.26%) Applications Support
6 2 (5.26%) Applications Support Analyst
6 2 (5.26%) iOS Developer
6 2 (5.26%) PHP Laravel Developer
6 2 (5.26%) Software Engineer
6 2 (5.26%) Support Analyst
7 1 (2.63%) IT Analyst
7 1 (2.63%) IT Support Analyst
7 1 (2.63%) Java Software Engineer
7 1 (2.63%) PHP Software Engineer
7 1 (2.63%) Senior Software Engineer
7 1 (2.63%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (36.84%) CSS
1 14 (36.84%) HTML
2 10 (26.32%) Laravel
3 6 (15.79%) LAMP
3 6 (15.79%) REST
3 6 (15.79%) Sass
4 5 (13.16%) Symfony
5 4 (10.53%) .NET
5 4 (10.53%) Elastic Stack
5 4 (10.53%) RabbitMQ
5 4 (10.53%) Vue.js
6 3 (7.89%) Node.js
7 2 (5.26%) Ajax
7 2 (5.26%) AngularJS
7 2 (5.26%) ASP.NET
7 2 (5.26%) jQuery
7 2 (5.26%) React
7 2 (5.26%) Ruby on Rails
8 1 (2.63%) .NET Core
8 1 (2.63%) LAPP Stack
Miscellaneous
1 2 (5.26%) iPad
1 2 (5.26%) iPhone
2 1 (2.63%) Enterprise Cloud
2 1 (2.63%) Greenfield Project
2 1 (2.63%) Mobile App
2 1 (2.63%) NHS
2 1 (2.63%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 3 (7.89%) Apple iOS
2 2 (5.26%) Linux
2 2 (5.26%) Mac OS X
3 1 (2.63%) Android
3 1 (2.63%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (28.95%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (15.79%) Front End Development
3 5 (13.16%) Mentoring
4 4 (10.53%) Code Coverage
4 4 (10.53%) Continuous Integration
4 4 (10.53%) DevOps
5 3 (7.89%) Project Management
5 3 (7.89%) Software Engineering
6 2 (5.26%) Agile Project Management
6 2 (5.26%) API Development
6 2 (5.26%) Continuous Improvement
6 2 (5.26%) Data Protection
6 2 (5.26%) iOS Development
6 2 (5.26%) Machine Learning
6 2 (5.26%) Performance Testing
6 2 (5.26%) Problem-Solving
6 2 (5.26%) Refactoring
6 2 (5.26%) Software Architecture
6 2 (5.26%) Test Automation
6 2 (5.26%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 23 (60.53%) JavaScript
2 7 (18.42%) Java
3 6 (15.79%) TypeScript
4 5 (13.16%) Python
5 3 (7.89%) PHP 7
6 2 (5.26%) Apple Swift
6 2 (5.26%) Java 8
6 2 (5.26%) Kotlin
6 2 (5.26%) Perl
6 2 (5.26%) Shell Script
6 2 (5.26%) SQL
7 1 (2.63%) Go
7 1 (2.63%) Ruby
7 1 (2.63%) Scala
Qualifications
1 1 (2.63%) Computer Science Degree
1 1 (2.63%) Degree
1 1 (2.63%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 7 (18.42%) Docker
Systems Management
1 4 (10.53%) Ansible
2 2 (5.26%) Kubernetes
3 1 (2.63%) Graphite
3 1 (2.63%) Prometheus
Vendors
1 2 (5.26%) Apple
2 1 (2.63%) Microsoft
2 1 (2.63%) Oracle
2 1 (2.63%) Zend