Period
to 16 December 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 16 December 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
16 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 61 61 63
Rank change year-on-year 0 +2 +12
Contract jobs citing PHP 163 141 181
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 3.29% 3.18% 3.43%
As % of the Programming Languages category 7.74% 8.46% 7.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 98 98 135
Yorkshire median daily rate £350 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -6.67% +7.14% -
10th Percentile £250 £246 £212
90th Percentile £475 £525 £504
England median daily rate £400 £375 £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 £26.65 £35.00 £23.75
% change year-on-year -23.86% +47.37% -5.00%

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 2,107 1,666 2,270
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 42.57% 37.62% 43.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,482 1,225 1,558
Yorkshire median daily rate £405 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.25% - +6.67%
10th Percentile £300 £288 £281
90th Percentile £538 £538 £538
England median daily rate £475 £465 £425
% change year-on-year +2.15% +9.41% +3.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 43 18 29
Yorkshire median hourly rate £20.25 £40.00 £14.87
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -49.39% +169.09% -23.77%
10th Percentile £14.50 £18.73 £12.19
90th Percentile £46.00 £41.83 £47.50
England median hourly rate £42.19 £40.00 £39.50
% change year-on-year +5.48% +1.27% +5.33%

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 16 December 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 16 December 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 -1 121 £375 - 40
South Yorkshire +3 21 £380 -24.00% 30
North Yorkshire -7 5 £165 -49.23% 23
East Yorkshire 0 2 £213 -52.78% 5
PHP
England

For the 6 months to 16 December 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 93 (57.06%) JavaScript
2 79 (48.47%) MySQL
3 65 (39.88%) HTML
4 63 (38.65%) Agile Software Development
5 62 (38.04%) CSS
6 49 (30.06%) TDD
7 48 (29.45%) Amazon AWS
8 35 (21.47%) Unit Testing
8 35 (21.47%) Laravel
9 25 (15.34%) Continuous Integration
10 24 (14.72%) WordPress
10 24 (14.72%) PHPUnit
10 24 (14.72%) BDD
10 24 (14.72%) PHP 7
11 23 (14.11%) Zend
11 23 (14.11%) E-Commerce
12 22 (13.50%) .NET
12 22 (13.50%) Docker
12 22 (13.50%) React
13 21 (12.88%) Git (software)
13 21 (12.88%) jQuery
14 20 (12.27%) Confluence
14 20 (12.27%) Java
14 20 (12.27%) JIRA
14 20 (12.27%) Front End Development
15 19 (11.66%) Microservices
15 19 (11.66%) Doctrine
15 19 (11.66%) Web Development
15 19 (11.66%) Pair Programming
15 19 (11.66%) MVC

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 (14.72%) WordPress
2 20 (12.27%) Confluence
3 16 (9.82%) CMS
4 6 (3.68%) Apache
5 4 (2.45%) Drupal
6 3 (1.84%) nginx
7 1 (0.61%) ArcGIS
7 1 (0.61%) Oracle Workflow
7 1 (0.61%) PrestaShop
7 1 (0.61%) SAS
7 1 (0.61%) Tomcat
Applications
1 8 (4.91%) Photoshop
2 1 (0.61%) Adobe Creative Suite
2 1 (0.61%) InVision
Business Applications
1 18 (11.04%) Magento
2 5 (3.07%) Payment Gateway
3 3 (1.84%) OpenCart
Cloud Services
1 48 (29.45%) Amazon AWS
2 17 (10.43%) Amazon EC2
2 17 (10.43%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (1.84%) GitHub
3 3 (1.84%) npm
4 1 (0.61%) AWS CloudFormation
4 1 (0.61%) Google Cloud Platform
4 1 (0.61%) IaaS
4 1 (0.61%) PaaS
4 1 (0.61%) SaaS
4 1 (0.61%) Sage Pay
Communications & Networking
1 2 (1.23%) TCP/IP
2 1 (0.61%) DNS
2 1 (0.61%) HTTP
2 1 (0.61%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 79 (48.47%) MySQL
2 17 (10.43%) Amazon RDS
3 13 (7.98%) SQL Server
4 7 (4.29%) Redis
5 2 (1.23%) NoSQL
6 1 (0.61%) BusinessObjects
6 1 (0.61%) Data Warehouse
6 1 (0.61%) GIS
6 1 (0.61%) MongoDB
6 1 (0.61%) Oracle ODI
6 1 (0.61%) PostgreSQL
6 1 (0.61%) QGIS
6 1 (0.61%) Relational Database
6 1 (0.61%) SQLPlus
Development Applications
1 24 (14.72%) PHPUnit
2 21 (12.88%) Git (software)
3 20 (12.27%) JIRA
4 16 (9.82%) Vagrant
5 15 (9.20%) Selenium
6 13 (7.98%) gulp
7 9 (5.52%) Gatling
7 9 (5.52%) JMeter
8 6 (3.68%) Subversion
9 5 (3.07%) Grunt
10 4 (2.45%) Mercurial
11 3 (1.84%) Bitbucket
12 2 (1.23%) Jenkins
13 1 (0.61%) Balsamiq Mockups
13 1 (0.61%) Maven
13 1 (0.61%) SonarQube
13 1 (0.61%) Sonatype Nexus
13 1 (0.61%) webpack
13 1 (0.61%) Xcode
General
1 9 (5.52%) Marketing
2 7 (4.29%) Advertising
3 6 (3.68%) Games
4 5 (3.07%) Retail
5 1 (0.61%) Finance
5 1 (0.61%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 133 (81.60%) Developer
2 68 (41.72%) PHP Developer
3 20 (12.27%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
4 12 (7.36%) .NET Developer
5 10 (6.13%) Magento Developer
5 10 (6.13%) Web Developer
6 9 (5.52%) WordPress Developer
7 8 (4.91%) Front End Web Developer (Client-Side Developer)
8 6 (3.68%) Analyst
8 6 (3.68%) JavaScript Developer
8 6 (3.68%) Software Engineer
9 5 (3.07%) Full Stack Developer
9 5 (3.07%) PHP Laravel Developer
9 5 (3.07%) Python Engineer
9 5 (3.07%) Python Software Engineer
9 5 (3.07%) Test Analyst
10 4 (2.45%) MySQL Developer
10 4 (2.45%) PHP MySQL Developer
11 3 (1.84%) DevOps Engineer
11 3 (1.84%) UI Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 65 (39.88%) HTML
2 62 (38.04%) CSS
3 35 (21.47%) Laravel
4 22 (13.50%) .NET
4 22 (13.50%) React
5 21 (12.88%) jQuery
6 19 (11.66%) Doctrine
7 18 (11.04%) AngularJS
7 18 (11.04%) Sass
8 17 (10.43%) Symfony
9 16 (9.82%) HTML5
10 13 (7.98%) CSS3
10 13 (7.98%) Node.js
11 12 (7.36%) ASP.NET
12 11 (6.75%) ASP.NET MVC
12 11 (6.75%) OpenSocial
13 10 (6.13%) Vue.js
14 8 (4.91%) GraphQL
14 8 (4.91%) Twig
14 8 (4.91%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 10 (6.13%) Greenfield Project
2 9 (5.52%) User Experience
3 3 (1.84%) Algorithms
3 3 (1.84%) Data Structures
4 2 (1.23%) Enterprise Software
4 2 (1.23%) Mobile App
4 2 (1.23%) Social Media
5 1 (0.61%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (0.61%) e-Learning
5 1 (0.61%) Fintech
5 1 (0.61%) Hybrid Cloud
5 1 (0.61%) iPhone
5 1 (0.61%) Management Information System
5 1 (0.61%) Robotics
5 1 (0.61%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 15 (9.20%) Linux
1 15 (9.20%) VMS
2 7 (4.29%) Android
3 3 (1.84%) Apple iOS
3 3 (1.84%) Unix
3 3 (1.84%) Windows
4 1 (0.61%) Windows Server
4 1 (0.61%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 63 (38.65%) Agile Software Development
2 49 (30.06%) TDD
3 35 (21.47%) Unit Testing
4 25 (15.34%) Continuous Integration
5 24 (14.72%) BDD
6 23 (14.11%) E-Commerce
7 20 (12.27%) Front End Development
8 19 (11.66%) Microservices
8 19 (11.66%) MVC
8 19 (11.66%) Non-Functional Testing
8 19 (11.66%) Pair Programming
8 19 (11.66%) Test Automation
8 19 (11.66%) Web Development
9 16 (9.82%) CQRS
9 16 (9.82%) DevOps
9 16 (9.82%) Domain-Driven Design
10 13 (7.98%) Software Engineering
11 11 (6.75%) Customer Requirements
12 10 (6.13%) Responsive Web Design
12 10 (6.13%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 93 (57.06%) JavaScript
2 24 (14.72%) PHP 7
3 20 (12.27%) Java
4 18 (11.04%) Python
5 10 (6.13%) Go
6 9 (5.52%) C#
6 9 (5.52%) SQL
7 4 (2.45%) Ruby
8 3 (1.84%) Perl
8 3 (1.84%) PHP 5
9 2 (1.23%) PowerShell
10 1 (0.61%) Bash Shell
10 1 (0.61%) C
10 1 (0.61%) Java 8
10 1 (0.61%) Kotlin
10 1 (0.61%) PL/SQL
10 1 (0.61%) R
10 1 (0.61%) Scala
10 1 (0.61%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 8 (4.91%) SC Cleared
1 8 (4.91%) Security Cleared
2 5 (3.07%) BPSS Clearance
2 5 (3.07%) Degree
3 4 (2.45%) Computer Science Degree
4 3 (1.84%) BC Cleared
5 1 (0.61%) CISSP
5 1 (0.61%) Master's Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (2.45%) QA
2 3 (1.84%) Disclosure Scotland
3 1 (0.61%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 1 (0.61%) SLA
System Software
1 22 (13.50%) Docker
2 1 (0.61%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.61%) Virtual Servers
2 1 (0.61%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (0.61%) Xen
Systems Management
1 9 (5.52%) Grafana
1 9 (5.52%) ZABBIX
2 6 (3.68%) Prometheus
3 4 (2.45%) Ansible
3 4 (2.45%) Opscode Chef
3 4 (2.45%) Puppet
4 3 (1.84%) Kubernetes
4 3 (1.84%) Terraform
5 2 (1.23%) Salt
6 1 (0.61%) CFEngine
6 1 (0.61%) Mesos
6 1 (0.61%) Packer
6 1 (0.61%) Rancher
6 1 (0.61%) SCCM
Vendors
1 23 (14.11%) Zend
2 13 (7.98%) Oracle
3 5 (3.07%) Google
4 1 (0.61%) Adobe
4 1 (0.61%) Atlassian
4 1 (0.61%) Blue Prism
4 1 (0.61%) CA Agile Central
4 1 (0.61%) PayPal
4 1 (0.61%) Rackspace
4 1 (0.61%) Sage
4 1 (0.61%) ServiceNow
4 1 (0.61%) VMware
4 1 (0.61%) WorldPay