The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the Sheffield region that had PHP Developer featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 26 June 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

3 months to
26 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
PHP Developer
Rank 21 31 19
Rank change year-on-year
+10 -12
Contract jobs requiring a PHP Developer 27 4 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Sheffield 7.28% 1.41% 5.46%
As % of the Job Titles category 7.76% 1.49% 5.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 4 4
Median daily rate £338 £263 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+28.57% -30.00%
UK excluding London median daily rate £303 £300 £328
% change year-on-year
+0.83% -8.39%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 5
Median hourly rate - - £30.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - £30.00
PHP Developer
South Yorkshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the Sheffield region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of contract jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
Sheffield
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
348 269 179
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Sheffield 93.80% 94.72% 97.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 259 163 119
Median daily rate £425 £350 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+21.42% +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £305 £250 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £500 £449
UK excluding London median daily rate £399 £368 £350
% change year-on-year
+8.57% +5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 17 20
Median hourly rate £14.00 £12.50 £15.39
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+12.00% -18.75%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £8.50 £9.24 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.00 £16.20 £34.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.45 £16.14 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+8.11% -2.18%

PHP Developer
Jobs Demand Trend in Sheffield

The demand trend of IT contracts across the Sheffield region that featured PHP Developer in the job title.

PHP Developer Jobs Demand Trend in Sheffield

PHP Developer
Daily Rate Trend in Sheffield

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing PHP Developer across the Sheffield region.

PHP Developer Daily Rate Trend in Sheffield

PHP Developer
Daily Rate Histogram in Sheffield

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing PHP Developer across the Sheffield region over the 3 months to 26 June 2016.

PHP Developer Daily Rate Histogram in Sheffield

PHP Developer
Hourly Rate Trend in Sheffield

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing PHP Developer across the Sheffield region.

PHP Developer Hourly Rate Trend in Sheffield

PHP Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Sheffield

For the 6 months to 26 June 2016, PHP Developer contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Sheffield region featuring PHP Developer in the job title.

1 35 (100.00%) PHP
2 24 (68.57%) MySQL
2 24 (68.57%) JavaScript
3 23 (65.71%) CSS
3 23 (65.71%) HTML
4 21 (60.00%) Laravel
5 17 (48.57%) Symfony
6 16 (45.71%) MVC
7 15 (42.86%) Git (software)
8 13 (37.14%) Unit Testing
9 12 (34.29%) OO
10 11 (31.43%) RESTful
11 10 (28.57%) CodeIgniter
12 8 (22.86%) Computer Science
12 8 (22.86%) Web Development
12 8 (22.86%) Linux
12 8 (22.86%) OOP
12 8 (22.86%) E-Commerce
13 7 (20.00%) OOD
13 7 (20.00%) Mercurial
14 6 (17.14%) Apache
14 6 (17.14%) PHPUnit
15 5 (14.29%) HTML5
15 5 (14.29%) Bash Shell
15 5 (14.29%) Jenkins
15 5 (14.29%) Unix
15 5 (14.29%) Ajax
15 5 (14.29%) TDD
15 5 (14.29%) Maven
16 4 (11.43%) Degree

PHP Developer Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Sheffield 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 6 (17.14%) Apache
2 3 (8.57%) Drupal
3 2 (5.71%) CMS
3 2 (5.71%) Elasticsearch
4 1 (2.86%) nginx
Business Applications
1 4 (11.43%) Magento
2 1 (2.86%) BigMachines
2 1 (2.86%) Eloqua
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.86%) Cloud Computing
1 1 (2.86%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.86%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (68.57%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 15 (42.86%) Git (software)
2 7 (20.00%) Mercurial
3 6 (17.14%) PHPUnit
4 5 (14.29%) Jenkins
4 5 (14.29%) Maven
5 1 (2.86%) Gitweb
5 1 (2.86%) JMeter
5 1 (2.86%) Oracle APEX
5 1 (2.86%) Subversion
5 1 (2.86%) Xdebug
General
1 4 (11.43%) Telecoms
2 3 (8.57%) Billing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (65.71%) CSS
1 23 (65.71%) HTML
2 21 (60.00%) Laravel
3 17 (48.57%) Symfony
4 11 (31.43%) RESTful
5 10 (28.57%) CodeIgniter
6 5 (14.29%) Ajax
6 5 (14.29%) HTML5
7 4 (11.43%) XML
8 2 (5.71%) AngularJS
8 2 (5.71%) RabbitMQ
9 1 (2.86%) Behat
9 1 (2.86%) CSS3
9 1 (2.86%) LAMP
9 1 (2.86%) LEMP Stack
9 1 (2.86%) Mason
9 1 (2.86%) Twitter Bootstrap
9 1 (2.86%) Visualforce
9 1 (2.86%) XHTML
9 1 (2.86%) Yii
Miscellaneous
1 8 (22.86%) Computer Science
2 2 (5.71%) Fintech
2 2 (5.71%) NHS
3 1 (2.86%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 8 (22.86%) Linux
2 5 (14.29%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (45.71%) MVC
2 13 (37.14%) Unit Testing
3 12 (34.29%) OO
4 8 (22.86%) E-Commerce
4 8 (22.86%) OOP
4 8 (22.86%) Web Development
5 7 (20.00%) OOD
6 5 (14.29%) TDD
7 4 (11.43%) Agile Software Development
7 4 (11.43%) Scrum
7 4 (11.43%) Software Architecture
8 3 (8.57%) OO PHP
9 2 (5.71%) Business Intelligence
10 1 (2.86%) Content Management
10 1 (2.86%) Continuous Integration
10 1 (2.86%) CRM
10 1 (2.86%) Front End Development
10 1 (2.86%) Kanban
10 1 (2.86%) Migration
10 1 (2.86%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 35 (100.00%) PHP
2 24 (68.57%) JavaScript
3 5 (14.29%) Bash Shell
4 3 (8.57%) PHP 5
5 1 (2.86%) Apex Code
5 1 (2.86%) Java
5 1 (2.86%) SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (11.43%) Degree
Vendors
1 1 (2.86%) Oracle
1 1 (2.86%) Salesforce.com
1 1 (2.86%) Siebel
1 1 (2.86%) Zend