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 17 April 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
17 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
PHP
Rank 29 26 19
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -7
Contract jobs citing PHP 3 5 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Sheffield 0.99% 2.19% 5.41%
As % of the Programming Languages category 3.06% 6.58% 13.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 4 9
Average daily rate
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£288 £328 £310
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-12.21% +5.64%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £218 £273 £308
10% offered a daily rate of more than £358 £375 £325
UK excluding London average daily rate £310 £325 £275
% change year-on-year
-4.61% +18.18%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.35 £35.00 £15.75
% change year-on-year
-24.71% +122.22%
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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
98 76 75
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Sheffield 32.45% 33.33% 40.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 66 55 47
Average daily rate £350 £290 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+20.68% -3.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £274 £250 £170
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £420 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £330 £325
% change year-on-year
+6.06% +1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 5
Average hourly rate £40.00 £20.50 £14.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+95.12% +46.42%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £36.40 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-1.09% +4.00%

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 17 April 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 17 April 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%) SQL
2 3 (50.00%) Git (software)
3 2 (33.33%) Relational Database
3 2 (33.33%) .NET
3 2 (33.33%) Web Design
3 2 (33.33%) HTML
3 2 (33.33%) ASP.NET
3 2 (33.33%) CSS
3 2 (33.33%) Apache
3 2 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (33.33%) Linux
3 2 (33.33%) CCTV
3 2 (33.33%) Web Development
3 2 (33.33%) Zend
4 1 (16.67%) jQuery
4 1 (16.67%) Continuous Integration
4 1 (16.67%) PowerShell
4 1 (16.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (16.67%) JIRA
4 1 (16.67%) QA
4 1 (16.67%) Selenium
4 1 (16.67%) JBoss
4 1 (16.67%) LAMP
4 1 (16.67%) Subversion
4 1 (16.67%) Maven
4 1 (16.67%) Tomcat
4 1 (16.67%) Red Hat

PHP
Top Related IT Skills in Sheffield by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 2 (33.33%) Apache
2 1 (16.67%) Tomcat
2 1 (16.67%) IIS
2 1 (16.67%) JBoss
Cloud Services
1 1 (16.67%) SaaS
1 1 (16.67%) PaaS
1 1 (16.67%) IaaS
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)
2 1 (16.67%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (16.67%) Jenkins
2 1 (16.67%) JUnit
2 1 (16.67%) Visual Studio
2 1 (16.67%) MSI
2 1 (16.67%) Subversion
2 1 (16.67%) Maven
2 1 (16.67%) JIRA
2 1 (16.67%) Selenium
Job Titles
1 4 (66.67%) PHP Developer
1 4 (66.67%) Developer
2 2 (33.33%) Web Developer
2 2 (33.33%) PHP Web Developer
3 1 (16.67%) LAMP Developer
3 1 (16.67%) Build Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) PHP LAMP Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (33.33%) HTML
1 2 (33.33%) .NET
1 2 (33.33%) ASP.NET
1 2 (33.33%) CSS
2 1 (16.67%) XML
2 1 (16.67%) LAMP
2 1 (16.67%) jQuery
2 1 (16.67%) Doctrine
Miscellaneous
1 2 (33.33%) CCTV
Operating Systems
1 2 (33.33%) Linux
2 1 (16.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 1 (16.67%) UNIX
2 1 (16.67%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (33.33%) Web Design
1 2 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (33.33%) Web Development
2 1 (16.67%) Continuous Integration
2 1 (16.67%) Test Automation
2 1 (16.67%) Continuous Delivery
2 1 (16.67%) ITIL
2 1 (16.67%) Code Coverage
2 1 (16.67%) Configuration Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (50.00%) SQL
2 1 (16.67%) T-SQL
2 1 (16.67%) Shell Script
2 1 (16.67%) PowerShell
2 1 (16.67%) JavaScript
2 1 (16.67%) PL/SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (16.67%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (16.67%) Puppet
1 1 (16.67%) Vagrant
1 1 (16.67%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 3 (50.00%) Oracle
2 2 (33.33%) Zend
3 1 (16.67%) Red Hat