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 24 November 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
24 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
PHP
Rank 32 23 18
Rank change year-on-year
-9 -5
Contract jobs citing PHP 2 8 19
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Sheffield 0.76% 4.32% 7.36%
As % of the Programming Languages category 2.04% 10.53% 17.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 13
Average daily rate
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£294 - £375
90% offered a daily rate of more than £279 - £280
10% offered a daily rate of more than £309 - £423
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £290 £300
% change year-on-year
+12.06% -3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 7 0
Average hourly rate - £30.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.50 £28.75 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+16.52% -4.16%
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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 76 109
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Sheffield 37.40% 41.08% 42.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 56 40 73
Average daily rate £330 £300 £293
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.00% +2.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £180 £150
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £455 £412
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 10 4
Average hourly rate £15.50 £30.00 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-48.33% -7.69%
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
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 24 November 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 6 (60.00%) HTML
1 6 (60.00%) CSS
2 5 (50.00%) JavaScript
3 3 (30.00%) WordPress
4 2 (20.00%) jQuery
4 2 (20.00%) Usability Testing
4 2 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (20.00%) TDD
4 2 (20.00%) Software Engineering
4 2 (20.00%) Requirements Analysis
4 2 (20.00%) Web Development
4 2 (20.00%) HTML5
4 2 (20.00%) CSS3
4 2 (20.00%) Laravel
4 2 (20.00%) User Experience
4 2 (20.00%) People Management
4 2 (20.00%) GAP Analysis
4 2 (20.00%) MySQL
4 2 (20.00%) Flash
4 2 (20.00%) Adobe
4 2 (20.00%) Project Management
5 1 (10.00%) WebTrends
5 1 (10.00%) DTV
5 1 (10.00%) Python
5 1 (10.00%) Business Intelligence
5 1 (10.00%) SAP
5 1 (10.00%) ASP.NET
5 1 (10.00%) SQL
5 1 (10.00%) .NET
5 1 (10.00%) Java

PHP
Top Related IT Skills in Sheffield by Category

For the 6 months to 24 November 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 3 (30.00%) WordPress
2 1 (10.00%) CMS
2 1 (10.00%) Drupal
Business Applications
1 1 (10.00%) WebTrends
1 1 (10.00%) SAP Oil and Gas
1 1 (10.00%) Magento
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (20.00%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 1 (10.00%) Git (software)
General
1 1 (10.00%) Electronics
1 1 (10.00%) Telecoms
1 1 (10.00%) Finance
1 1 (10.00%) Manufacturing
1 1 (10.00%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 8 (80.00%) Developer
2 6 (60.00%) PHP Developer
2 6 (60.00%) Web Developer
3 4 (40.00%) PHP Web Developer
4 1 (10.00%) C# Web Developer
4 1 (10.00%) Python Developer
4 1 (10.00%) C# ASP.NET Developer
4 1 (10.00%) Front-End Developer
4 1 (10.00%) Front-End Web Developer
4 1 (10.00%) C# .NET Developer
4 1 (10.00%) WordPress Developer
4 1 (10.00%) .NET Developer
4 1 (10.00%) C# Developer
4 1 (10.00%) Java Software Engineer
4 1 (10.00%) ASP.NET Developer
4 1 (10.00%) .NET Web Developer
4 1 (10.00%) Developer Analyst
4 1 (10.00%) Analyst
4 1 (10.00%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (60.00%) HTML
1 6 (60.00%) CSS
2 2 (20.00%) Flash
2 2 (20.00%) jQuery
2 2 (20.00%) HTML5
2 2 (20.00%) CSS3
2 2 (20.00%) Laravel
3 1 (10.00%) OAuth
3 1 (10.00%) Web Services
3 1 (10.00%) XML
3 1 (10.00%) .NET
3 1 (10.00%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 2 (20.00%) User Experience
2 1 (10.00%) DTV
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (20.00%) Project Management
1 2 (20.00%) GAP Analysis
1 2 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (20.00%) TDD
1 2 (20.00%) Software Engineering
1 2 (20.00%) Requirements Analysis
1 2 (20.00%) Web Development
1 2 (20.00%) Usability Testing
1 2 (20.00%) People Management
2 1 (10.00%) Unit Testing
2 1 (10.00%) Continuous Integration
2 1 (10.00%) OOP
2 1 (10.00%) Business Intelligence
2 1 (10.00%) Digital Marketing
2 1 (10.00%) MVC
2 1 (10.00%) Scrum
2 1 (10.00%) Programme Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (50.00%) JavaScript
2 1 (10.00%) SQL
2 1 (10.00%) Python
2 1 (10.00%) PHP5
2 1 (10.00%) C#
2 1 (10.00%) Java
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (10.00%) QA
Vendors
1 2 (20.00%) Adobe
2 1 (10.00%) Zend
2 1 (10.00%) SAP