The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Yorkshire with a requirement for PHP 5 skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited PHP 5 over the 3 months to 23 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.

3 months to
23 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
PHP 5
England / Yorkshire
Rank - 115 134
Contract jobs citing PHP 5 0 20 1
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire - 0.71% 0.038%
As % of the Programming Languages category - 1.73% 0.093%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 13 1
Median daily rate - £350 £350
UK excluding London median daily rate £275 £350 £350
% change year-on-year -21.42% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

PHP 5 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 941 1153 1071
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Yorkshire 44.18% 41.12% 40.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 635 783 701
Median daily rate £400 £388 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.22% +14.81%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £288 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £550 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +4.00% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 23 15
Median hourly rate £22.50 £32.50 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -30.76% -18.75%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.64 £40.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year +4.10% +11.11%  

PHP 5
Job Vacancy Trend in Yorkshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Yorkshire citing PHP 5 as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Programming Languages category.

Job vacancy trend for PHP 5 in Yorkshire

PHP 5
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Yorkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing PHP 5 in Yorkshire.

Contractor daily rate trend for PHP 5 in Yorkshire

PHP 5
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Yorkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing PHP 5 in Yorkshire.

Contractor hourly rate trend for PHP 5 in Yorkshire

PHP 5
Top 20 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 23 March 2017, IT contractor jobs citing PHP 5 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 5.

1 1 (100.00%) HTML
1 1 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 1 (100.00%) PHP
1 1 (100.00%) SQL
1 1 (100.00%) MySQL
1 1 (100.00%) CSS
1 1 (100.00%) XML
1 1 (100.00%) OOP
1 1 (100.00%) XHTML
1 1 (100.00%) CMS
1 1 (100.00%) Scrum
1 1 (100.00%) TDD
1 1 (100.00%) Content Management
1 1 (100.00%) Ajax
1 1 (100.00%) JIRA
1 1 (100.00%) Zend
1 1 (100.00%) Unit Testing
1 1 (100.00%) WordPress
1 1 (100.00%) Git (software)
1 1 (100.00%) Confluence

PHP 5
Top Related 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 1 (100.00%) CMS
1 1 (100.00%) Confluence
1 1 (100.00%) WordPress
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (100.00%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 1 (100.00%) Git (software)
1 1 (100.00%) JIRA
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Consultant
1 1 (100.00%) Developer
1 1 (100.00%) PHP Developer
1 1 (100.00%) Web Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (100.00%) Ajax
1 1 (100.00%) CSS
1 1 (100.00%) HTML
1 1 (100.00%) XHTML
1 1 (100.00%) XML
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Content Management
1 1 (100.00%) OOP
1 1 (100.00%) Scrum
1 1 (100.00%) TDD
1 1 (100.00%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 1 (100.00%) PHP
1 1 (100.00%) SQL
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) Zend