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 16 January 2017 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
16 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
PHP
South Yorkshire / Sheffield
Rank 34 29 27
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -2
Contract jobs citing PHP 14 17 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Sheffield 3.46% 3.87% 1.44%
As % of the Programming Languages category 7.91% 10.43% 4.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 10 1
Median daily rate £350 £363 £275
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.44% +31.81%
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £31.45 £35.00 £22.35
% change year-on-year
-10.14% +56.59%

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
177 163 61
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Sheffield 43.70% 37.13% 29.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 122 113 38
Median daily rate £438 £406 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% +1.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £330 £265 £280
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £555 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 2 0
Median hourly rate £16.95 £16.50 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.69% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.00 £39.00 £35.18
% change year-on-year
+5.12% +10.87%

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 16 January 2017.

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 16 January 2017, 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 29 (74.36%) HTML
1 29 (74.36%) JavaScript
2 24 (61.54%) CSS
3 23 (58.97%) MySQL
4 12 (30.77%) OOP
4 12 (30.77%) TDD
4 12 (30.77%) Laravel
5 11 (28.21%) RESTful
5 11 (28.21%) Symfony
5 11 (28.21%) jQuery
5 11 (28.21%) MVC
6 10 (25.64%) XHTML
6 10 (25.64%) SQL
6 10 (25.64%) Unit Testing
6 10 (25.64%) Scrum
6 10 (25.64%) Git (software)
7 9 (23.08%) HTML5
8 8 (20.51%) Java
9 7 (17.95%) CMS
9 7 (17.95%) Ajax
9 7 (17.95%) PHP 5
9 7 (17.95%) JIRA
9 7 (17.95%) Confluence
10 6 (15.38%) Zend
10 6 (15.38%) CodeIgniter
10 6 (15.38%) Drupal
10 6 (15.38%) WordPress
10 6 (15.38%) Content Management
10 6 (15.38%) Python
10 6 (15.38%) XML

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 7 (17.95%) CMS
1 7 (17.95%) Confluence
2 6 (15.38%) Drupal
2 6 (15.38%) WordPress
3 5 (12.82%) Apache
3 5 (12.82%) nginx
4 3 (7.69%) Elasticsearch
5 1 (2.56%) MS Exchange
5 1 (2.56%) Tomcat
Applications
1 1 (2.56%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.56%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (2.56%) Amazon EC2
1 1 (2.56%) Amazon ElastiCache
1 1 (2.56%) Amazon ELB
1 1 (2.56%) Amazon S3
1 1 (2.56%) AWS CloudFormation
1 1 (2.56%) CloudFront
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.56%) DHCP
1 1 (2.56%) DNS
1 1 (2.56%) Firewall
1 1 (2.56%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (58.97%) MySQL
2 3 (7.69%) SQL Server
3 1 (2.56%) Amazon RDS
3 1 (2.56%) Redis
Development Applications
1 10 (25.64%) Git (software)
2 7 (17.95%) JIRA
3 5 (12.82%) PHPUnit
4 1 (2.56%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 1 (2.56%) Jenkins
4 1 (2.56%) Subversion
4 1 (2.56%) Vagrant
General
1 2 (5.13%) Billing
1 2 (5.13%) Manufacturing
2 1 (2.56%) Finance
2 1 (2.56%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 36 (92.31%) Developer
2 27 (69.23%) PHP Developer
3 7 (17.95%) Consultant
4 6 (15.38%) PHP Laravel Developer
5 5 (12.82%) UI Developer
5 5 (12.82%) Web Consultant
6 4 (10.26%) MySQL Developer
6 4 (10.26%) PHP MySQL Developer
7 3 (7.69%) Drupal Developer
7 3 (7.69%) PHP Symfony Developer
7 3 (7.69%) Symfony Developer
8 2 (5.13%) DevOps Engineer
8 2 (5.13%) Java Developer
8 2 (5.13%) Java Software Developer
8 2 (5.13%) Java Web Developer
8 2 (5.13%) JavaScript Developer
8 2 (5.13%) PHP Web Developer
8 2 (5.13%) Software Developer
8 2 (5.13%) Web Developer
9 1 (2.56%) Junior
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 29 (74.36%) HTML
2 24 (61.54%) CSS
3 12 (30.77%) Laravel
4 11 (28.21%) jQuery
4 11 (28.21%) RESTful
4 11 (28.21%) Symfony
5 10 (25.64%) XHTML
6 9 (23.08%) HTML5
7 7 (17.95%) Ajax
8 6 (15.38%) CodeIgniter
8 6 (15.38%) XML
9 5 (12.82%) AngularJS
9 5 (12.82%) Behat
9 5 (12.82%) Node.js
9 5 (12.82%) React
10 4 (10.26%) Backbone.js
10 4 (10.26%) CSS3
10 4 (10.26%) Ember.js
10 4 (10.26%) KnockoutJS
10 4 (10.26%) RabbitMQ
Miscellaneous
1 4 (10.26%) Computer Science
2 3 (7.69%) Fintech
3 1 (2.56%) Digital Media
3 1 (2.56%) FMCG
Operating Systems
1 2 (5.13%) Linux
2 1 (2.56%) CentOS
2 1 (2.56%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (30.77%) OOP
1 12 (30.77%) TDD
2 11 (28.21%) MVC
3 10 (25.64%) Scrum
3 10 (25.64%) Unit Testing
4 6 (15.38%) Content Management
5 5 (12.82%) E-Commerce
6 4 (10.26%) Agile Software Development
6 4 (10.26%) Web Development
7 3 (7.69%) BDD
7 3 (7.69%) Front End Development
8 2 (5.13%) Analytics
8 2 (5.13%) DevOps
8 2 (5.13%) Performance Optimisation
9 1 (2.56%) API Integration
9 1 (2.56%) Continuous Deployment
9 1 (2.56%) ERP
9 1 (2.56%) Load Balancing
9 1 (2.56%) OO PHP
9 1 (2.56%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 29 (74.36%) JavaScript
2 10 (25.64%) SQL
3 8 (20.51%) Java
4 7 (17.95%) PHP 5
5 6 (15.38%) Python
6 4 (10.26%) C#
7 1 (2.56%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 4 (10.26%) Degree
System Software
1 1 (2.56%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (5.13%) Piwik
2 1 (2.56%) Ansible
2 1 (2.56%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (2.56%) Packer
2 1 (2.56%) Puppet
Vendors
1 6 (15.38%) Zend
2 1 (2.56%) New Relic
2 1 (2.56%) SaltStack