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 28 June 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
28 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
PHP
Rank 15 28 16
Rank change year-on-year
+13 -12
Contract jobs citing PHP 33 6 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Sheffield 8.73% 2.17% 6.18%
As % of the Programming Languages category 18.13% 5.56% 15.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 4 4
Median daily rate £320 £263 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+21.90% -30.00%
UK excluding London median daily rate £325 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+0.07% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 5
Median hourly rate - - £30.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.50 £39.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
-60.25% +14.70%
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
182 108 73
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Sheffield 48.15% 39.13% 41.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 136 60 47
Median daily rate £400 £325 £305
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+23.07% +6.73%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £243 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £450 £470
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 9
Median hourly rate £10.00 - £30.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £37.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +2.77%

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 28 June 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 28 June 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 28 (63.64%) JavaScript
1 28 (63.64%) MySQL
2 26 (59.09%) HTML
3 25 (56.82%) CSS
3 25 (56.82%) Laravel
4 17 (38.64%) Git (software)
4 17 (38.64%) Symfony
5 16 (36.36%) MVC
6 14 (31.82%) Unit Testing
6 14 (31.82%) RESTful
7 12 (27.27%) OO
8 10 (22.73%) CodeIgniter
8 10 (22.73%) Web Development
9 9 (20.45%) Computer Science
9 9 (20.45%) Linux
9 9 (20.45%) OOP
10 8 (18.18%) E-Commerce
11 7 (15.91%) OOD
11 7 (15.91%) Agile Software Development
11 7 (15.91%) TDD
11 7 (15.91%) Mercurial
12 6 (13.64%) PHPUnit
12 6 (13.64%) HTML5
12 6 (13.64%) AngularJS
12 6 (13.64%) Ajax
12 6 (13.64%) Telecoms
12 6 (13.64%) Apache
13 5 (11.36%) XML
13 5 (11.36%) Unix
13 5 (11.36%) Maven

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 6 (13.64%) Apache
2 4 (9.09%) CMS
3 3 (6.82%) Drupal
4 2 (4.55%) Elasticsearch
5 1 (2.27%) Kentico
5 1 (2.27%) nginx
5 1 (2.27%) Sitecore CMS
5 1 (2.27%) Sitefinity
Business Applications
1 4 (9.09%) Magento
2 2 (4.55%) BigMachines
2 2 (4.55%) Eloqua
Cloud Services
1 2 (4.55%) Cloud Computing
1 2 (4.55%) SaaS
2 1 (2.27%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (4.55%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 28 (63.64%) MySQL
2 1 (2.27%) MongoDB
2 1 (2.27%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 17 (38.64%) Git (software)
2 7 (15.91%) Mercurial
3 6 (13.64%) PHPUnit
4 5 (11.36%) Jenkins
4 5 (11.36%) Maven
5 2 (4.55%) Cucumber
5 2 (4.55%) Gitweb
5 2 (4.55%) Oracle APEX
5 2 (4.55%) Selenium
5 2 (4.55%) Subversion
6 1 (2.27%) JMeter
6 1 (2.27%) WebDriver
6 1 (2.27%) Xdebug
General
1 6 (13.64%) Telecoms
2 4 (9.09%) Billing
Job Titles
1 38 (86.36%) Developer
2 36 (81.82%) PHP Developer
3 5 (11.36%) PHP Symfony Developer
3 5 (11.36%) Symfony Developer
4 4 (9.09%) HTML CSS Developer
4 4 (9.09%) HTML Developer
4 4 (9.09%) PHP Laravel Developer
5 3 (6.82%) JavaScript Developer
5 3 (6.82%) MySQL Developer
5 3 (6.82%) PHP MySQL Developer
6 2 (4.55%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
6 2 (4.55%) Front End Web Developer (Client-Side Developer)
6 2 (4.55%) Full Stack Developer
6 2 (4.55%) PHP Web Developer
6 2 (4.55%) Senior Developer
6 2 (4.55%) Senior PHP Developer
6 2 (4.55%) Web Developer
7 1 (2.27%) Analyst
7 1 (2.27%) Programmer
7 1 (2.27%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 26 (59.09%) HTML
2 25 (56.82%) CSS
2 25 (56.82%) Laravel
3 17 (38.64%) Symfony
4 14 (31.82%) RESTful
5 10 (22.73%) CodeIgniter
6 6 (13.64%) Ajax
6 6 (13.64%) AngularJS
6 6 (13.64%) HTML5
7 5 (11.36%) XML
8 4 (9.09%) Twitter Bootstrap
9 2 (4.55%) CSS3
9 2 (4.55%) Mason
9 2 (4.55%) RabbitMQ
9 2 (4.55%) Visualforce
9 2 (4.55%) XHTML
10 1 (2.27%) jQuery
10 1 (2.27%) Ruby on Rails
10 1 (2.27%) Web Services
10 1 (2.27%) Zend Framework
Miscellaneous
1 9 (20.45%) Computer Science
2 2 (4.55%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (4.55%) Fintech
2 2 (4.55%) NHS
3 1 (2.27%) Mobile App
3 1 (2.27%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 9 (20.45%) Linux
2 5 (11.36%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (36.36%) MVC
2 14 (31.82%) Unit Testing
3 12 (27.27%) OO
4 10 (22.73%) Web Development
5 9 (20.45%) OOP
6 8 (18.18%) E-Commerce
7 7 (15.91%) Agile Software Development
7 7 (15.91%) OOD
7 7 (15.91%) TDD
8 5 (11.36%) Scrum
9 4 (9.09%) Software Architecture
10 3 (6.82%) BDD
10 3 (6.82%) OO PHP
10 3 (6.82%) Software Engineering
11 2 (4.55%) Business Intelligence
11 2 (4.55%) Content Management
11 2 (4.55%) CRM
12 1 (2.27%) Integration Testing
12 1 (2.27%) Migration
12 1 (2.27%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 28 (63.64%) JavaScript
2 5 (11.36%) Bash Shell
3 4 (9.09%) Java
4 3 (6.82%) PHP 5
5 2 (4.55%) Apex Code
5 2 (4.55%) Ruby
5 2 (4.55%) SQL
6 1 (2.27%) C#
6 1 (2.27%) Python
Qualifications
1 5 (11.36%) Degree
2 1 (2.27%) ISEB
2 1 (2.27%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (4.55%) QA
Vendors
1 2 (4.55%) Oracle
1 2 (4.55%) Salesforce.com
1 2 (4.55%) Siebel
2 1 (2.27%) Sitecore
2 1 (2.27%) Zend