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 28 August 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
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
PHP
Rank 31 20 21
Rank change year-on-year
-11 +1
Contract jobs citing PHP 14 8 15
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Sheffield 3.69% 3.76% 6.07%
As % of the Programming Languages category 10.00% 10.39% 18.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 4 7
Average daily rate
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£400 £238 £315
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+68.42% -24.60%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £233 £143 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £509 £343 £329
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £325 £288
% change year-on-year
-7.69% +13.04%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 2
Average hourly rate - £34.00 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -2.85%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.75 £33.78 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-44.48% +22.81%
PHP
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
140 77 82
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Sheffield 36.94% 36.15% 33.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 94 47 55
Average daily rate £425 £325 £343
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+30.76% -5.10%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £150 £176
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £424
UK excluding London average daily rate £370 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+5.71% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 6 6
Average hourly rate £17.25 £15.39 £28.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+12.12% -46.48%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.05 £12.50 £27.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.45 £34.00 £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £38.50 £35.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+10.00% +2.94%

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 28 August 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 28 August 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 14 (82.35%) JavaScript
2 11 (64.71%) Agile Software Development
3 10 (58.82%) HTML
4 8 (47.06%) CSS
5 7 (41.18%) MySQL
5 7 (41.18%) PostgreSQL
5 7 (41.18%) Security Cleared
5 7 (41.18%) Node.js
6 6 (35.29%) MongoDB
6 6 (35.29%) SC Cleared
6 6 (35.29%) Go
6 6 (35.29%) jQuery
6 6 (35.29%) Java
7 5 (29.41%) Linux
7 5 (29.41%) Alfresco
7 5 (29.41%) ZABBIX
7 5 (29.41%) Symfony
7 5 (29.41%) Drupal
7 5 (29.41%) Percona
7 5 (29.41%) Cucumber
7 5 (29.41%) HTML5
8 4 (23.53%) Puppet
8 4 (23.53%) Jenkins
8 4 (23.53%) TDD
8 4 (23.53%) Apache
9 3 (17.65%) Maven
9 3 (17.65%) SQL
9 3 (17.65%) Opscode Chef
9 3 (17.65%) BDD
9 3 (17.65%) Selenium

PHP
Top Related IT Skills in Sheffield by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 7 (41.18%) Node.js
2 5 (29.41%) Drupal
2 5 (29.41%) Alfresco
3 4 (23.53%) Apache
4 3 (17.65%) WordPress
5 2 (11.76%) Tomcat
5 2 (11.76%) JBoss
6 1 (5.88%) Apache Spark
6 1 (5.88%) Jetty
6 1 (5.88%) nginx
6 1 (5.88%) Confluence
Business Applications
1 1 (5.88%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 2 (11.76%) IaaS
2 1 (5.88%) Google Cloud Platform
2 1 (5.88%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (5.88%) SaaS
2 1 (5.88%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (5.88%) VPN
1 1 (5.88%) DNS
1 1 (5.88%) SSL
1 1 (5.88%) DMZ
1 1 (5.88%) Firewall
1 1 (5.88%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (41.18%) PostgreSQL
1 7 (41.18%) MySQL
2 6 (35.29%) MongoDB
3 2 (11.76%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 2 (11.76%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 2 (11.76%) SQL Server
4 1 (5.88%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 1 (5.88%) Hadoop
4 1 (5.88%) Apache Cassandra
4 1 (5.88%) HBase
4 1 (5.88%) Redis
Development Applications
1 5 (29.41%) Cucumber
2 4 (23.53%) Jenkins
3 3 (17.65%) Maven
3 3 (17.65%) JIRA
3 3 (17.65%) Selenium
4 2 (11.76%) JUnit
4 2 (11.76%) Subversion
4 2 (11.76%) Artifactory
5 1 (5.88%) Ant
5 1 (5.88%) Grunt
5 1 (5.88%) Apache Ivy
5 1 (5.88%) PhantomJS
5 1 (5.88%) Hudson
5 1 (5.88%) Gerrit
5 1 (5.88%) FishEye
5 1 (5.88%) Jasmine
5 1 (5.88%) Gradle
5 1 (5.88%) Visual Studio
5 1 (5.88%) PVCS
5 1 (5.88%) ClearCase
General
1 1 (5.88%) Telecoms
1 1 (5.88%) Legal
Job Titles
1 13 (76.47%) Developer
2 6 (35.29%) PHP Developer
3 4 (23.53%) AWS Developer
4 3 (17.65%) WordPress Developer
5 2 (11.76%) Web Developer
5 2 (11.76%) Java Developer
5 2 (11.76%) PHP Web Developer
6 1 (5.88%) Web Architect
6 1 (5.88%) JavaScript Developer
6 1 (5.88%) Build Engineer
6 1 (5.88%) Agile Java Developer
6 1 (5.88%) Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (58.82%) HTML
2 8 (47.06%) CSS
3 6 (35.29%) jQuery
4 5 (29.41%) HTML5
4 5 (29.41%) Symfony
5 2 (11.76%) XHTML
5 2 (11.76%) RSS
5 2 (11.76%) LAMP
5 2 (11.76%) Ajax
6 1 (5.88%) Java EE
6 1 (5.88%) Web Services
6 1 (5.88%) XML
6 1 (5.88%) Flash
6 1 (5.88%) .NET
6 1 (5.88%) RabbitMQ
6 1 (5.88%) CSS3
6 1 (5.88%) Kafka
Miscellaneous
1 2 (11.76%) Social Media
2 1 (5.88%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (5.88%) User Experience
2 1 (5.88%) Tandem
Operating Systems
1 5 (29.41%) Linux
2 2 (11.76%) Ubuntu
2 2 (11.76%) Windows
3 1 (5.88%) Solaris
3 1 (5.88%) UNIX
3 1 (5.88%) CentOS
3 1 (5.88%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (5.88%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (64.71%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (23.53%) TDD
3 3 (17.65%) Continuous Integration
3 3 (17.65%) Open Source
3 3 (17.65%) BDD
4 2 (11.76%) DevOps
4 2 (11.76%) People Management
4 2 (11.76%) Continuous Delivery
4 2 (11.76%) GAP Analysis
4 2 (11.76%) SEO
4 2 (11.76%) Content Management
5 1 (5.88%) Requirements Analysis
5 1 (5.88%) Web Development
5 1 (5.88%) Usability Testing
5 1 (5.88%) ITIL
5 1 (5.88%) UML
5 1 (5.88%) OOP
5 1 (5.88%) E-Commerce
5 1 (5.88%) Code Coverage
5 1 (5.88%) Configuration Management
Programming Languages
1 14 (82.35%) JavaScript
2 6 (35.29%) Java
2 6 (35.29%) Go
3 3 (17.65%) SQL
4 2 (11.76%) VB
4 2 (11.76%) ActionScript
4 2 (11.76%) Python
4 2 (11.76%) Ruby
4 2 (11.76%) C#
4 2 (11.76%) C++
4 2 (11.76%) Bash Shell
5 1 (5.88%) Perl
5 1 (5.88%) PowerShell
5 1 (5.88%) Scala
Qualifications
1 7 (41.18%) Security Cleared
2 6 (35.29%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.88%) QA
System Software
1 2 (11.76%) Docker
2 1 (5.88%) HDFS
2 1 (5.88%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 5 (29.41%) ZABBIX
2 4 (23.53%) Puppet
3 3 (17.65%) Opscode Chef
4 2 (11.76%) Ansible
5 1 (5.88%) Salt
5 1 (5.88%) Kubernetes
5 1 (5.88%) HAProxy
5 1 (5.88%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 5 (29.41%) Percona
2 2 (11.76%) Red Hat
2 2 (11.76%) Zend
3 1 (5.88%) Atlassian
3 1 (5.88%) VMware
3 1 (5.88%) Google
3 1 (5.88%) Oracle
3 1 (5.88%) Adobe
3 1 (5.88%) Sun
3 1 (5.88%) HP
3 1 (5.88%) SaltStack