The first table below looks at the demand for the PHP Developer role in IT contracts advertised for the Sheffield region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited PHP Developer in their job title over the 3 months to 31 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the Sheffield region.

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.

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
PHP Developer
Rank 18 19 20
Rank change year-on-year
+1 +1
Contract jobs requiring a PHP Developer 7 7 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Sheffield 3.89% 3.55% 5.53%
As % of the Job Titles category 4.07% 3.91% 6.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 2 11
Average daily rate
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£150 £283 £240
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-46.90% +17.70%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £142 £257 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £310 £309 £320
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £265 £265
% change year-on-year
+13.20% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 2 0
Average hourly rate £32.00 £35.00 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-8.57% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £35.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-14.28% +40.00%
Job Titles Category
Sheffield
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
172 179 181
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Sheffield 95.56% 90.86% 90.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 108 112 92
Average daily rate £350 £308 £313
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.82% -1.60%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £164 £160 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £448 £401 £460
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 19 27 20
Average hourly rate £15.39 £33.30 £16.72
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-53.79% +99.16%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.60 £12.44 £10.33
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £34.00 £44.60 £30.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £18.50
% change year-on-year
-2.94% -8.10%
PHP Developer
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PHP Developer
Jobs Demand Trend in Sheffield

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing PHP Developer in the job title across the Sheffield region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

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 31 July 2014.

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Sheffield

For the 6 months to 31 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Sheffield region that cited PHP Developer in their job title mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled with PHP Developer in their job title.

1 12 (100.00%) PHP
2 7 (58.33%) WordPress
3 5 (41.67%) Laravel
4 4 (33.33%) TDD
4 4 (33.33%) E-Commerce
5 3 (25.00%) HTML
5 3 (25.00%) MVC
5 3 (25.00%) Zend
6 2 (16.67%) HTML5
6 2 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
6 2 (16.67%) JavaScript
6 2 (16.67%) CSS
6 2 (16.67%) Flash
6 2 (16.67%) Project Management
7 1 (8.33%) Business Intelligence
7 1 (8.33%) Adobe
7 1 (8.33%) DTV
7 1 (8.33%) Python
7 1 (8.33%) SQL
7 1 (8.33%) ActionScript
7 1 (8.33%) MySQL
7 1 (8.33%) SAP
7 1 (8.33%) Electronics
7 1 (8.33%) Telecoms
7 1 (8.33%) Finance
7 1 (8.33%) Manufacturing
7 1 (8.33%) Scrum
7 1 (8.33%) Programme Management
7 1 (8.33%) Software Engineering
7 1 (8.33%) GAP Analysis

PHP Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Sheffield by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Sheffield region that cited PHP Developer in their job title mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled with PHP Developer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 7 (58.33%) WordPress
Business Applications
1 1 (8.33%) SAP Oil and Gas
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (8.33%) MySQL
General
1 1 (8.33%) Electronics
1 1 (8.33%) Telecoms
1 1 (8.33%) Finance
1 1 (8.33%) Manufacturing
1 1 (8.33%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (41.67%) Laravel
2 3 (25.00%) HTML
3 2 (16.67%) CSS
3 2 (16.67%) Flash
3 2 (16.67%) HTML5
4 1 (8.33%) CSS3
4 1 (8.33%) Twitter Bootstrap
4 1 (8.33%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 1 (8.33%) DTV
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (33.33%) E-Commerce
1 4 (33.33%) TDD
2 3 (25.00%) MVC
3 2 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (16.67%) Project Management
4 1 (8.33%) GAP Analysis
4 1 (8.33%) Business Intelligence
4 1 (8.33%) Software Engineering
4 1 (8.33%) Requirements Analysis
4 1 (8.33%) Web Development
4 1 (8.33%) Digital Marketing
4 1 (8.33%) Usability Testing
4 1 (8.33%) Scrum
4 1 (8.33%) Programme Management
Programming Languages
1 12 (100.00%) PHP
2 2 (16.67%) JavaScript
3 1 (8.33%) SQL
3 1 (8.33%) ActionScript
3 1 (8.33%) Python
Vendors
1 3 (25.00%) Zend
2 1 (8.33%) SAP
2 1 (8.33%) Adobe