The table below looks at the statistics for PHP skills 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 over the 3 months to 27 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 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.

Location
3 months to
27 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
PHP
Rank 30 32 10
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -22
Contract jobs citing PHP 3 2 16
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Sheffield 1.16% 0.82% 9.58%
As % of the Programming Languages category 3.95% 2.30% 22.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 2 15
Average daily rate
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£288 £275 £310
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.54% -11.29%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £218 £271 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £358 £279 £321
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £325 £275
% change year-on-year
-7.69% +18.18%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.00 £32.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-32.30% +8.33%
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South Yorkshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Programming Languages category in contract jobs advertised in the Sheffield region.

Programming Languages Category
Sheffield
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
76 87 71
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Sheffield 29.46% 35.66% 42.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 50 51 41
Average daily rate £325 £280 £310
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.07% -9.67%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £200 £197
10% offered a daily rate of more than £513 £430 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 7
Average hourly rate £40.00 £15.75 £12.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+153.96% +26.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -

PHP
Jobs Demand Trend in Sheffield

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing PHP across the Sheffield region as a proportion of the total demand within the Programming Languages category.

PHP Jobs Demand Trend in Sheffield

PHP
Daily Rate Trend in Sheffield

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

PHP Daily Rate Trend in Sheffield

PHP
Daily Rate Histogram in Sheffield

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing PHP across the Sheffield region over the 3 months to 27 March 2015.

PHP Daily Rate Histogram in Sheffield

PHP
Hourly Rate Trend in Sheffield

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

PHP Hourly Rate Trend in Sheffield

PHP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Sheffield

For the 6 months to 27 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Sheffield region citing PHP also 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 that cited PHP.

1 6 (100.00%) MySQL
2 3 (50.00%) Oracle
2 3 (50.00%) SQL Server
2 3 (50.00%) HTML
2 3 (50.00%) SQL
2 3 (50.00%) CSS
2 3 (50.00%) Git (software)
3 2 (33.33%) Relational Database
3 2 (33.33%) Web Design
3 2 (33.33%) XML
3 2 (33.33%) JavaScript
3 2 (33.33%) .NET
3 2 (33.33%) ASP.NET
3 2 (33.33%) CCTV
3 2 (33.33%) Web Development
3 2 (33.33%) Zend
3 2 (33.33%) jQuery
4 1 (16.67%) OAuth
4 1 (16.67%) Magento
4 1 (16.67%) Drupal
4 1 (16.67%) PHP5
4 1 (16.67%) MVC
4 1 (16.67%) CMS
4 1 (16.67%) LAMP
4 1 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (16.67%) PL/SQL
4 1 (16.67%) T-SQL
4 1 (16.67%) IIS
4 1 (16.67%) UNIX
4 1 (16.67%) Linux

PHP
Top Related IT Skills in Sheffield by Category

For the 6 months to 27 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Sheffield region citing PHP also 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 that cited PHP. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (16.67%) IIS
1 1 (16.67%) Apache
1 1 (16.67%) CMS
1 1 (16.67%) Drupal
Business Applications
1 1 (16.67%) WebTrends
1 1 (16.67%) Magento
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (100.00%) MySQL
2 3 (50.00%) SQL Server
3 2 (33.33%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 3 (50.00%) Git (software)
Job Titles
1 5 (83.33%) PHP Developer
1 5 (83.33%) Developer
2 2 (33.33%) Web Developer
2 2 (33.33%) PHP Web Developer
3 1 (16.67%) LAMP Developer
3 1 (16.67%) PHP LAMP Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (50.00%) HTML
1 3 (50.00%) CSS
2 2 (33.33%) XML
2 2 (33.33%) .NET
2 2 (33.33%) ASP.NET
2 2 (33.33%) jQuery
3 1 (16.67%) OAuth
3 1 (16.67%) HTML5
3 1 (16.67%) CSS3
3 1 (16.67%) Doctrine
3 1 (16.67%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 2 (33.33%) CCTV
Operating Systems
1 1 (16.67%) UNIX
1 1 (16.67%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (33.33%) Web Design
1 2 (33.33%) Web Development
2 1 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (16.67%) OOP
2 1 (16.67%) MVC
Programming Languages
1 3 (50.00%) SQL
2 2 (33.33%) JavaScript
3 1 (16.67%) PL/SQL
3 1 (16.67%) T-SQL
3 1 (16.67%) Shell Script
3 1 (16.67%) PHP5
Systems Management
1 1 (16.67%) Vagrant
Vendors
1 3 (50.00%) Oracle
2 2 (33.33%) Zend