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 25 September 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
25 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
PHP Developer
Rank 26 46 28
Rank change year-on-year
+20 -18
Contract jobs requiring a PHP Developer 25 4 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Sheffield 5.07% 0.92% 0.88%
As % of the Job Titles category 5.35% 0.97% 0.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 3 2
Median daily rate £338 £375 £250
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.00% +50.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £115 £255 £170
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £483 £330
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £300 £320
% change year-on-year
+16.66% -6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.00 £30.00 £14.00
% change year-on-year
-50.00% +114.28%
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
467 413 213
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Sheffield 94.73% 95.38% 93.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 320 313 135
Median daily rate £425 £400 £335
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +19.58%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £255 £157
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £535 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £376 £351
% change year-on-year
+3.86% +6.93%
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 16 20
Median hourly rate £16.61 £14.00 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+18.62% -6.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £10.50 £12.10
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £22.50 £16.14
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.33 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-4.78% +5.03%

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 25 September 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 25 September 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 52 (100.00%) PHP
2 44 (84.62%) JavaScript
3 39 (75.00%) HTML
4 38 (73.08%) CSS
5 36 (69.23%) MySQL
6 30 (57.69%) Laravel
7 27 (51.92%) MVC
7 27 (51.92%) Symfony
8 22 (42.31%) Unit Testing
9 20 (38.46%) OOP
10 19 (36.54%) Git (software)
11 17 (32.69%) RESTful
12 16 (30.77%) CodeIgniter
12 16 (30.77%) TDD
13 14 (26.92%) HTML5
14 13 (25.00%) OO
14 13 (25.00%) E-Commerce
15 12 (23.08%) Scrum
15 12 (23.08%) Computer Science
16 11 (21.15%) Ajax
17 10 (19.23%) XML
18 9 (17.31%) Web Development
19 8 (15.38%) Linux
20 7 (13.46%) XHTML
20 7 (13.46%) SQL
20 7 (13.46%) CMS
20 7 (13.46%) OOD
20 7 (13.46%) Degree
20 7 (13.46%) Content Management
20 7 (13.46%) Mercurial

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 (13.46%) CMS
2 5 (9.62%) Confluence
2 5 (9.62%) Elasticsearch
2 5 (9.62%) WordPress
3 3 (5.77%) Drupal
4 1 (1.92%) Apache
4 1 (1.92%) nginx
Business Applications
1 3 (5.77%) Magento
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.92%) HTTPS
1 1 (1.92%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 36 (69.23%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 19 (36.54%) Git (software)
2 7 (13.46%) Mercurial
3 5 (9.62%) JIRA
4 4 (7.69%) PHPUnit
5 3 (5.77%) Subversion
6 2 (3.85%) Gitweb
7 1 (1.92%) JMeter
7 1 (1.92%) Xdebug
General
1 6 (11.54%) Billing
2 3 (5.77%) Telecoms
3 1 (1.92%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 39 (75.00%) HTML
2 38 (73.08%) CSS
3 30 (57.69%) Laravel
4 27 (51.92%) Symfony
5 17 (32.69%) RESTful
6 16 (30.77%) CodeIgniter
7 14 (26.92%) HTML5
8 11 (21.15%) Ajax
9 10 (19.23%) XML
10 7 (13.46%) XHTML
11 5 (9.62%) CSS3
11 5 (9.62%) RabbitMQ
12 4 (7.69%) Behat
12 4 (7.69%) Twitter Bootstrap
12 4 (7.69%) Web Services
13 3 (5.77%) jQuery
14 1 (1.92%) AngularJS
14 1 (1.92%) LAMP
14 1 (1.92%) LEMP Stack
14 1 (1.92%) Zend Framework
Miscellaneous
1 12 (23.08%) Computer Science
2 5 (9.62%) Fintech
3 1 (1.92%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (1.92%) Digital Media
3 1 (1.92%) FMCG
Operating Systems
1 8 (15.38%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (51.92%) MVC
2 22 (42.31%) Unit Testing
3 20 (38.46%) OOP
4 16 (30.77%) TDD
5 13 (25.00%) E-Commerce
5 13 (25.00%) OO
6 12 (23.08%) Scrum
7 9 (17.31%) Web Development
8 7 (13.46%) Content Management
8 7 (13.46%) OOD
9 4 (7.69%) Agile Software Development
9 4 (7.69%) BDD
9 4 (7.69%) OO PHP
9 4 (7.69%) Software Architecture
10 2 (3.85%) Front End Development
11 1 (1.92%) API Integration
11 1 (1.92%) Change Management
11 1 (1.92%) Kanban
11 1 (1.92%) Software Engineering
11 1 (1.92%) Web Operations
Programming Languages
1 52 (100.00%) PHP
2 44 (84.62%) JavaScript
3 7 (13.46%) SQL
4 6 (11.54%) PHP 5
5 3 (5.77%) Java
Qualifications
1 7 (13.46%) Degree
Vendors
1 6 (11.54%) Zend