The table below looks at the statistics for PHP skills in IT contracts advertised for the Sheffield region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited PHP over the 3 months to 30 August 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
30 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
PHP
Rank 19 29 20
Rank change year-on-year
+10 -9
Contract jobs citing PHP 34 14 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Sheffield 7.64% 3.74% 3.76%
As % of the Programming Languages category 14.98% 10.14% 10.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 12 4
Median daily rate £320 £400 £238
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-20.00% +68.42%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £120 £233 £143
10% offered a daily rate of more than £398 £509 £343
UK excluding London median daily rate £340 £300 £325
% change year-on-year
+13.33% -7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Median hourly rate - - £34.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.50 £18.75 £33.78
% change year-on-year
-17.33% -44.48%
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
227 138 77
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Sheffield 51.01% 36.90% 36.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 172 92 47
Median daily rate £400 £425 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.88% +30.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £321 £300 £150
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £370 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +5.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 2 6
Median hourly rate £45.00 £17.25 £15.39
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+160.86% +12.12%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £38.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +10.00%

PHP
Jobs Demand Trend in Sheffield

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Sheffield region citing PHP as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 30 August 2016.

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 30 August 2016, IT contractor jobs citing PHP also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Sheffield region with a requirement for PHP.

1 42 (79.25%) JavaScript
2 37 (69.81%) HTML
3 32 (60.38%) MySQL
3 32 (60.38%) CSS
4 30 (56.60%) Laravel
5 23 (43.40%) MVC
5 23 (43.40%) Symfony
6 21 (39.62%) RESTful
7 17 (32.08%) Unit Testing
8 14 (26.42%) OOP
8 14 (26.42%) Git (software)
9 13 (24.53%) OO
9 13 (24.53%) CodeIgniter
10 12 (22.64%) HTML5
11 11 (20.75%) Computer Science
11 11 (20.75%) TDD
11 11 (20.75%) E-Commerce
12 9 (16.98%) Web Development
13 8 (15.09%) Degree
13 8 (15.09%) Scrum
13 8 (15.09%) Ajax
13 8 (15.09%) Linux
14 7 (13.21%) jQuery
14 7 (13.21%) Mercurial
14 7 (13.21%) AngularJS
14 7 (13.21%) Twitter Bootstrap
14 7 (13.21%) OOD
15 6 (11.32%) XHTML
15 6 (11.32%) XML
15 6 (11.32%) Java

PHP
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 4 (7.55%) Apache
1 4 (7.55%) CMS
1 4 (7.55%) Elasticsearch
1 4 (7.55%) nginx
2 3 (5.66%) Drupal
3 1 (1.89%) Confluence
3 1 (1.89%) Kentico
3 1 (1.89%) Sitecore CMS
3 1 (1.89%) Sitefinity
3 1 (1.89%) WordPress
Business Applications
1 3 (5.66%) Magento
Communications & Networking
1 2 (3.77%) HTTPS
2 1 (1.89%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 32 (60.38%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 14 (26.42%) Git (software)
2 7 (13.21%) Mercurial
3 3 (5.66%) PHPUnit
3 3 (5.66%) Subversion
4 2 (3.77%) Cucumber
4 2 (3.77%) Gitweb
4 2 (3.77%) Selenium
5 1 (1.89%) JIRA
5 1 (1.89%) JMeter
5 1 (1.89%) WebDriver
5 1 (1.89%) Xdebug
General
1 6 (11.32%) Billing
2 4 (7.55%) Telecoms
3 1 (1.89%) Finance
Job Titles
1 48 (90.57%) Developer
2 43 (81.13%) PHP Developer
3 8 (15.09%) PHP Laravel Developer
4 7 (13.21%) PHP Symfony Developer
4 7 (13.21%) Symfony Developer
5 3 (5.66%) UI Developer
6 2 (3.77%) MySQL Developer
6 2 (3.77%) PHP MySQL Developer
6 2 (3.77%) Senior Developer
6 2 (3.77%) Senior PHP Developer
7 1 (1.89%) Analyst
7 1 (1.89%) Consultant
7 1 (1.89%) HTML Developer
7 1 (1.89%) Java Developer
7 1 (1.89%) Junior
7 1 (1.89%) PHP Web Developer
7 1 (1.89%) Software Developer
7 1 (1.89%) Test Analyst
7 1 (1.89%) Test Engineer
7 1 (1.89%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 37 (69.81%) HTML
2 32 (60.38%) CSS
3 30 (56.60%) Laravel
4 23 (43.40%) Symfony
5 21 (39.62%) RESTful
6 13 (24.53%) CodeIgniter
7 12 (22.64%) HTML5
8 8 (15.09%) Ajax
9 7 (13.21%) AngularJS
9 7 (13.21%) jQuery
9 7 (13.21%) Twitter Bootstrap
10 6 (11.32%) XHTML
10 6 (11.32%) XML
11 5 (9.43%) CSS3
12 4 (7.55%) RabbitMQ
13 3 (5.66%) Backbone.js
13 3 (5.66%) Behat
13 3 (5.66%) KnockoutJS
13 3 (5.66%) Node.js
13 3 (5.66%) React
Miscellaneous
1 11 (20.75%) Computer Science
2 4 (7.55%) Fintech
3 2 (3.77%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (1.89%) Digital Media
4 1 (1.89%) FMCG
4 1 (1.89%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 8 (15.09%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (43.40%) MVC
2 17 (32.08%) Unit Testing
3 14 (26.42%) OOP
4 13 (24.53%) OO
5 11 (20.75%) E-Commerce
5 11 (20.75%) TDD
6 9 (16.98%) Web Development
7 8 (15.09%) Scrum
8 7 (13.21%) OOD
9 5 (9.43%) Agile Software Development
10 4 (7.55%) BDD
10 4 (7.55%) OO PHP
10 4 (7.55%) Software Architecture
11 3 (5.66%) Content Management
11 3 (5.66%) Software Engineering
12 2 (3.77%) Front End Development
13 1 (1.89%) API Integration
13 1 (1.89%) Change Management
13 1 (1.89%) Test Scripting
13 1 (1.89%) Web Operations
Programming Languages
1 42 (79.25%) JavaScript
2 6 (11.32%) Java
3 5 (9.43%) Python
4 4 (7.55%) C#
4 4 (7.55%) SQL
5 2 (3.77%) PHP 5
6 1 (1.89%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 8 (15.09%) Degree
2 1 (1.89%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.89%) QA
Vendors
1 2 (3.77%) Zend
2 1 (1.89%) Sitecore
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