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 12 February 2016 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
12 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
PHP
Rank 24 30 25
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -5
Contract jobs citing PHP 21 4 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Sheffield 5.19% 1.74% 2.59%
As % of the Programming Languages category 12.14% 5.48% 6.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 2 3
Average daily rate £325 £288 £265
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.04% +8.49%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £218 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £443 £358 £269
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £333 £300
% change year-on-year
-2.25% +10.83%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Average hourly rate - - £29.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.50 £30.20 £21.75
% change year-on-year
+17.54% +38.85%
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
173 73 100
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Sheffield 42.72% 31.74% 43.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 123 45 51
Average daily rate £375 £350 £290
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +20.68%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £275 £183
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 4
Average hourly rate £16.50 £40.00 £28.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-58.75% +40.35%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.70 £40.00 £16.10
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.30 £40.00 £29.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £36.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+11.11% +5.88%

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 12 February 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 12 February 2016, 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 20 (68.97%) MySQL
2 17 (58.62%) Apache
3 16 (55.17%) JavaScript
4 15 (51.72%) Maven
5 12 (41.38%) Agile Software Development
5 12 (41.38%) HTML
5 12 (41.38%) Git (software)
5 12 (41.38%) Jenkins
6 11 (37.93%) Java
6 11 (37.93%) CSS
7 10 (34.48%) Unix
8 9 (31.03%) Tomcat
8 9 (31.03%) Bash Shell
9 8 (27.59%) PHPUnit
9 8 (27.59%) JBoss
10 7 (24.14%) Linux
10 7 (24.14%) HTML5
10 7 (24.14%) JIRA
11 6 (20.69%) PHP 5
11 6 (20.69%) SaaS
11 6 (20.69%) BDD
11 6 (20.69%) CSS3
11 6 (20.69%) TDD
11 6 (20.69%) LAMP
11 6 (20.69%) PostgreSQL
12 5 (17.24%) Windows
12 5 (17.24%) Perl
12 5 (17.24%) Configuration Management
12 5 (17.24%) Puppet
12 5 (17.24%) Continuous Integration

PHP
Top Related IT Skills in Sheffield by Category

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, 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 17 (58.62%) Apache
2 9 (31.03%) Tomcat
3 8 (27.59%) JBoss
4 4 (13.79%) Node.js
5 3 (10.34%) Apache Solr
6 2 (6.90%) Alfresco
6 2 (6.90%) Drupal
7 1 (3.45%) CMS
Business Applications
1 2 (6.90%) BigMachines
1 2 (6.90%) Eloqua
2 1 (3.45%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 6 (20.69%) SaaS
2 4 (13.79%) IaaS
2 4 (13.79%) PaaS
3 2 (6.90%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (3.45%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (6.90%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (68.97%) MySQL
2 6 (20.69%) PostgreSQL
3 4 (13.79%) Jackrabbit
3 4 (13.79%) MongoDB
4 1 (3.45%) Oracle Database
4 1 (3.45%) Relational Database
4 1 (3.45%) SQL Server
4 1 (3.45%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 15 (51.72%) Maven
2 12 (41.38%) Git (software)
2 12 (41.38%) Jenkins
3 8 (27.59%) PHPUnit
4 7 (24.14%) JIRA
5 4 (13.79%) JUnit
5 4 (13.79%) Mockito
5 4 (13.79%) MSI
5 4 (13.79%) Selenium
5 4 (13.79%) Subversion
5 4 (13.79%) Team Foundation Server
5 4 (13.79%) TeamCity
5 4 (13.79%) Visual Studio
6 3 (10.34%) Liquibase
7 2 (6.90%) Cucumber
7 2 (6.90%) Oracle APEX
8 1 (3.45%) Vagrant
General
1 3 (10.34%) Telecoms
2 1 (3.45%) Finance
2 1 (3.45%) Manufacturing
2 1 (3.45%) Retail
Job Titles
1 23 (79.31%) Developer
2 13 (44.83%) PHP Developer
3 5 (17.24%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
3 5 (17.24%) Java Developer
3 5 (17.24%) JavaScript Developer
3 5 (17.24%) Linux Engineer
3 5 (17.24%) Web Developer
4 4 (13.79%) DevOps Engineer
4 4 (13.79%) Linux DevOps Engineer
4 4 (13.79%) Linux/Unix DevOps
4 4 (13.79%) PHP Web Developer
5 3 (10.34%) Front End Web Developer (Client-Side Developer)
5 3 (10.34%) Full Stack Developer
5 3 (10.34%) HTML CSS Developer
5 3 (10.34%) HTML Developer
6 2 (6.90%) Agile Developer
6 2 (6.90%) MySQL Developer
6 2 (6.90%) PHP MySQL Developer
6 2 (6.90%) Windows Engineer
7 1 (3.45%) Senior Windows Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (41.38%) HTML
2 11 (37.93%) CSS
3 7 (24.14%) HTML5
4 6 (20.69%) CSS3
4 6 (20.69%) LAMP
5 4 (13.79%) Ajax
5 4 (13.79%) jQuery
5 4 (13.79%) JSON
5 4 (13.79%) RabbitMQ
5 4 (13.79%) RESTful
5 4 (13.79%) Spring
6 3 (10.34%) AngularJS
6 3 (10.34%) CakePHP
6 3 (10.34%) Hibernate
6 3 (10.34%) REST
6 3 (10.34%) Web Services
7 2 (6.90%) Backbone.js
7 2 (6.90%) Play Framework
7 2 (6.90%) React
7 2 (6.90%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 2 (6.90%) NHS
1 2 (6.90%) User Experience
2 1 (3.45%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (3.45%) Clustering
2 1 (3.45%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 10 (34.48%) Unix
2 7 (24.14%) Linux
3 5 (17.24%) Windows
4 4 (13.79%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 3 (10.34%) Windows Server
6 2 (6.90%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (41.38%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (20.69%) BDD
2 6 (20.69%) TDD
3 5 (17.24%) Configuration Management
3 5 (17.24%) Continuous Integration
4 4 (13.79%) Code Coverage
4 4 (13.79%) Continuous Delivery
4 4 (13.79%) DevOps
4 4 (13.79%) ITIL
4 4 (13.79%) MVC
4 4 (13.79%) OO
4 4 (13.79%) OOP
4 4 (13.79%) Test Automation
4 4 (13.79%) Unit Testing
5 3 (10.34%) Kanban
6 2 (6.90%) Business Intelligence
6 2 (6.90%) CRM
6 2 (6.90%) Front End Development
6 2 (6.90%) Web Development
7 1 (3.45%) Mobile Development
Programming Languages
1 16 (55.17%) JavaScript
2 11 (37.93%) Java
3 9 (31.03%) Bash Shell
4 6 (20.69%) PHP 5
5 5 (17.24%) Perl
6 4 (13.79%) PowerShell
6 4 (13.79%) SQL
7 3 (10.34%) Go
8 2 (6.90%) Apex Code
8 2 (6.90%) Ruby
8 2 (6.90%) Scala
9 1 (3.45%) Apple Swift
9 1 (3.45%) C++
9 1 (3.45%) Objective-C
9 1 (3.45%) Python
9 1 (3.45%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 4 (13.79%) SC Cleared
1 4 (13.79%) Security Cleared
2 1 (3.45%) CTC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (13.79%) QA
System Software
1 1 (3.45%) Docker
1 1 (3.45%) Shibboleth
1 1 (3.45%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 5 (17.24%) Puppet
2 4 (13.79%) Opscode Chef
3 2 (6.90%) ZABBIX
4 1 (3.45%) Cacti
4 1 (3.45%) Graphite
4 1 (3.45%) Nagios
4 1 (3.45%) Opsview
4 1 (3.45%) SolarWinds Orion
Vendors
1 4 (13.79%) Red Hat
2 2 (6.90%) Oracle
2 2 (6.90%) Percona
2 2 (6.90%) Salesforce.com
2 2 (6.90%) Siebel
2 2 (6.90%) VMware
3 1 (3.45%) SolarWinds
3 1 (3.45%) Twitter
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