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 19 September 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
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
PHP
Rank 25 23 10
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -13
Contract jobs citing PHP 5 15 29
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Sheffield 2.22% 5.88% 12.83%
As % of the Programming Languages category 5.68% 15.15% 25.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 7 23
Average daily rate
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£325 £315 £313
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.17% +0.80%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £185 £240 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £345 £329 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £288 £288
% change year-on-year
+13.04% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 0
Average hourly rate £34.00 £35.00 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.85% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £28.00 £27.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +20.00%
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
88 99 116
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Sheffield 39.11% 38.82% 51.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 52 65 88
Average daily rate £325 £315 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.17% +5.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £137 £177 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £478 £440
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 6 5
Average hourly rate £15.50 £28.75 £31.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-46.08% -8.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £27.50 £30.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.00 £35.00 £32.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £32.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -7.14%

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 19 September 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 19 September 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 6 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
3 5 (33.33%) TDD
3 5 (33.33%) HTML
3 5 (33.33%) Laravel
4 4 (26.67%) CSS
4 4 (26.67%) JavaScript
4 4 (26.67%) E-Commerce
5 3 (20.00%) Flash
5 3 (20.00%) Project Management
5 3 (20.00%) MVC
5 3 (20.00%) Zend
6 2 (13.33%) Usability Testing
6 2 (13.33%) Requirements Analysis
6 2 (13.33%) Web Development
6 2 (13.33%) HTML5
6 2 (13.33%) User Experience
6 2 (13.33%) People Management
6 2 (13.33%) Software Engineering
6 2 (13.33%) GAP Analysis
6 2 (13.33%) Adobe
7 1 (6.67%) DTV
7 1 (6.67%) Python
7 1 (6.67%) Business Intelligence
7 1 (6.67%) SQL
7 1 (6.67%) ActionScript
7 1 (6.67%) .NET
7 1 (6.67%) MySQL
7 1 (6.67%) SAP
7 1 (6.67%) ASP.NET

PHP
Top Related IT Skills in Sheffield by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 Web Developer
6 1 (6.67%) Developer 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# .NET Developer
6 1 (6.67%) WordPress Developer
6 1 (6.67%) C# Web Developer
6 1 (6.67%) Python Developer
6 1 (6.67%) Front-End Developer
6 1 (6.67%) Front-End Web Developer
6 1 (6.67%) C# ASP.NET Developer
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%) .NET
5 1 (6.67%) ASP.NET
5 1 (6.67%) Web Services
5 1 (6.67%) CSS3
5 1 (6.67%) Twitter Bootstrap
5 1 (6.67%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 2 (13.33%) User Experience
2 1 (6.67%) DTV
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (33.33%) TDD
3 4 (26.67%) E-Commerce
4 3 (20.00%) Project Management
4 3 (20.00%) MVC
5 2 (13.33%) Usability Testing
5 2 (13.33%) Requirements Analysis
5 2 (13.33%) Web Development
5 2 (13.33%) People Management
5 2 (13.33%) Software Engineering
5 2 (13.33%) GAP Analysis
6 1 (6.67%) Business Intelligence
6 1 (6.67%) Scrum
6 1 (6.67%) Programme Management
6 1 (6.67%) Unit Testing
6 1 (6.67%) Continuous Integration
6 1 (6.67%) Digital Marketing
Programming Languages
1 4 (26.67%) JavaScript
2 1 (6.67%) Python
2 1 (6.67%) SQL
2 1 (6.67%) ActionScript
2 1 (6.67%) Java
2 1 (6.67%) C#
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (6.67%) QA
Vendors
1 3 (20.00%) Zend
2 2 (13.33%) Adobe
3 1 (6.67%) SAP