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 17 January 2017 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
17 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
PHP Developer
South Yorkshire / Sheffield
Rank 38 41 29
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -12
Contract jobs requiring a PHP Developer 7 5 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Sheffield 1.76% 1.14% 0.97%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.80% 1.22% 1.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 3 0
Median daily rate £238 £250 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.00% -
UK excluding London median daily rate £325 £300 £300
% change year-on-year
+8.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.00 £35.50 £24.75
% change year-on-year
-49.29% +43.43%

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
388 410 200
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Sheffield 97.49% 93.39% 96.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 255 276 132
Median daily rate £415 £400 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.75% +23.07%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £225 £226
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £566 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £393 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.28% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 14 13
Median hourly rate £17.50 £14.00 £10.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+25.00% +33.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.92 £10.50 £9.60
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.50 £20.00 £15.79
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.32 £17.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-1.02% +9.37%

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
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 17 January 2017, 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 27 (100.00%) PHP
2 23 (85.19%) JavaScript
3 22 (81.48%) HTML
4 21 (77.78%) CSS
5 19 (70.37%) MySQL
6 12 (44.44%) OOP
6 12 (44.44%) TDD
7 11 (40.74%) MVC
8 10 (37.04%) Symfony
8 10 (37.04%) Unit Testing
8 10 (37.04%) Laravel
9 9 (33.33%) Git (software)
9 9 (33.33%) Scrum
10 8 (29.63%) SQL
11 7 (25.93%) HTML5
11 7 (25.93%) PHP 5
11 7 (25.93%) CMS
12 6 (22.22%) Zend
12 6 (22.22%) CodeIgniter
12 6 (22.22%) Ajax
12 6 (22.22%) JIRA
12 6 (22.22%) RESTful
12 6 (22.22%) Confluence
12 6 (22.22%) WordPress
12 6 (22.22%) XML
12 6 (22.22%) XHTML
12 6 (22.22%) Content Management
13 5 (18.52%) E-Commerce
13 5 (18.52%) jQuery
14 4 (14.81%) Computer Science

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 7 (25.93%) CMS
2 6 (22.22%) Confluence
2 6 (22.22%) WordPress
3 3 (11.11%) Drupal
3 3 (11.11%) Elasticsearch
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.70%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (70.37%) MySQL
2 2 (7.41%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 9 (33.33%) Git (software)
2 6 (22.22%) JIRA
3 3 (11.11%) PHPUnit
4 1 (3.70%) Subversion
General
1 2 (7.41%) Manufacturing
2 1 (3.70%) Billing
2 1 (3.70%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (81.48%) HTML
2 21 (77.78%) CSS
3 10 (37.04%) Laravel
3 10 (37.04%) Symfony
4 7 (25.93%) HTML5
5 6 (22.22%) Ajax
5 6 (22.22%) CodeIgniter
5 6 (22.22%) RESTful
5 6 (22.22%) XHTML
5 6 (22.22%) XML
6 5 (18.52%) jQuery
7 3 (11.11%) Behat
7 3 (11.11%) RabbitMQ
7 3 (11.11%) Web Services
8 2 (7.41%) CSS3
8 2 (7.41%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 4 (14.81%) Computer Science
2 3 (11.11%) Fintech
3 1 (3.70%) Digital Media
3 1 (3.70%) FMCG
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (44.44%) OOP
1 12 (44.44%) TDD
2 11 (40.74%) MVC
3 10 (37.04%) Unit Testing
4 9 (33.33%) Scrum
5 6 (22.22%) Content Management
6 5 (18.52%) E-Commerce
7 4 (14.81%) Web Development
8 3 (11.11%) BDD
9 2 (7.41%) Front End Development
10 1 (3.70%) API Integration
10 1 (3.70%) Change Management
10 1 (3.70%) CRM
10 1 (3.70%) ERP
10 1 (3.70%) OO
10 1 (3.70%) OO PHP
10 1 (3.70%) UML
Programming Languages
1 27 (100.00%) PHP
2 23 (85.19%) JavaScript
3 8 (29.63%) SQL
4 7 (25.93%) PHP 5
5 3 (11.11%) Java
Qualifications
1 3 (11.11%) Degree
Vendors
1 6 (22.22%) Zend