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 20 August 2014 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
20 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
PHP
Rank 17 22 11
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -11
Contract jobs citing PHP 9 15 23
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Sheffield 4.57% 6.15% 10.70%
As % of the Programming Languages category 12.68% 19.23% 22.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 8 19
Average daily rate
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£238 £283 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-15.92% -5.83%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £143 £188 £135
10% offered a daily rate of more than £343 £326 £385
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £286 £285
% change year-on-year
+13.53% +0.43%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 2 0
Average hourly rate £34.00 £35.00 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.85% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £31.00 £27.50 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+12.72% +30.95%
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
71 78 101
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Sheffield 36.04% 31.97% 46.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 40 53 74
Average daily rate £325 £350 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.14% +16.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £150 £175 £151
10% offered a daily rate of more than £490 £413 £431
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 6 2
Average hourly rate £17.19 £28.75 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-40.20% -4.16%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £34.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+2.94% -2.85%

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 20 August 2014.

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 20 August 2014, 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 7 (46.67%) WordPress
2 5 (33.33%) Laravel
2 5 (33.33%) TDD
2 5 (33.33%) HTML
3 4 (26.67%) CSS
3 4 (26.67%) JavaScript
3 4 (26.67%) E-Commerce
4 3 (20.00%) Flash
4 3 (20.00%) Project Management
4 3 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (20.00%) MVC
4 3 (20.00%) Zend
5 2 (13.33%) Web Development
5 2 (13.33%) Usability Testing
5 2 (13.33%) Software Engineering
5 2 (13.33%) Requirements Analysis
5 2 (13.33%) HTML5
5 2 (13.33%) GAP Analysis
5 2 (13.33%) Adobe
6 1 (6.67%) DTV
6 1 (6.67%) Python
6 1 (6.67%) Business Intelligence
6 1 (6.67%) SQL
6 1 (6.67%) ActionScript
6 1 (6.67%) .NET
6 1 (6.67%) MySQL
6 1 (6.67%) SAP
6 1 (6.67%) ASP.NET
6 1 (6.67%) Web Services
6 1 (6.67%) Java

PHP
Top Related IT Skills in Sheffield by Category

For the 6 months to 20 August 2014, 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 (46.67%) WordPress
Business Applications
1 1 (6.67%) SAP Oil and Gas
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (6.67%) MySQL
General
1 1 (6.67%) Electronics
1 1 (6.67%) Telecoms
1 1 (6.67%) Finance
1 1 (6.67%) Manufacturing
1 1 (6.67%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 14 (93.33%) Developer
2 13 (86.67%) Web Developer
3 12 (80.00%) PHP Developer
4 11 (73.33%) PHP Web Developer
5 3 (20.00%) Architect
6 1 (6.67%) Software Engineer
6 1 (6.67%) Analyst
6 1 (6.67%) .NET Developer
6 1 (6.67%) C# Developer
6 1 (6.67%) Java Software Engineer
6 1 (6.67%) ASP.NET Developer
6 1 (6.67%) C# Web Developer
6 1 (6.67%) Python Developer
6 1 (6.67%) C# ASP.NET Developer
6 1 (6.67%) Front-End Developer
6 1 (6.67%) Front-End Web Developer
6 1 (6.67%) C# .NET Developer
6 1 (6.67%) WordPress Developer
6 1 (6.67%) .NET Web Developer
6 1 (6.67%) Developer Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (33.33%) HTML
1 5 (33.33%) Laravel
2 4 (26.67%) CSS
3 3 (20.00%) Flash
4 2 (13.33%) HTML5
5 1 (6.67%) CSS3
5 1 (6.67%) jQuery
5 1 (6.67%) Web Services
5 1 (6.67%) .NET
5 1 (6.67%) ASP.NET
5 1 (6.67%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 1 (6.67%) DTV
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (33.33%) TDD
2 4 (26.67%) E-Commerce
3 3 (20.00%) Project Management
3 3 (20.00%) MVC
3 3 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (13.33%) Usability Testing
4 2 (13.33%) GAP Analysis
4 2 (13.33%) Software Engineering
4 2 (13.33%) Requirements Analysis
4 2 (13.33%) Web Development
5 1 (6.67%) Digital Marketing
5 1 (6.67%) Business Intelligence
5 1 (6.67%) Unit Testing
5 1 (6.67%) Continuous Integration
5 1 (6.67%) Scrum
5 1 (6.67%) Programme Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (26.67%) JavaScript
2 1 (6.67%) SQL
2 1 (6.67%) ActionScript
2 1 (6.67%) Python
2 1 (6.67%) C#
2 1 (6.67%) Java
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (6.67%) QA
Vendors
1 3 (20.00%) Zend
2 2 (13.33%) Adobe
3 1 (6.67%) SAP
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